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Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful

Facebook wants to make conversations on public posts more meaningful. Today, it will start ranking comments to promote those that are most relevant to users. It will give...

Facebook will rank comments to make conversations more meaningful

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New Facebook Portal devices will start listening to your conversations very soon Despite skepticism around the first generation of Facebook Portal devices, which are designed to allow video chat between you and your online pals, the social media behemoth is already planning a second generation of the devices.Facebook's vice ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was r...
04:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.       ...
15:17, 08/14/2019

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP) Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Facebook is tweaking how it ranks public comments so the worst ones get hidden Facebook is taking more steps to try and limit negative comments and abuse on its platform, introducing an improved ranking system for comments on public profiles that will hopefully lead to more "meaningful conversations".Public comments on busy pag...
17:34, 06/16/2019

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
11:34, 06/04/2019

Media companies scramble after judge rules they are liable for Facebook comments Australian judge finds media companies have a responsibility to ensure defamatory remarks are not posted on social mediaMajor media companies and Facebook are scrambling to come to grips with a landmark ruling by an Australian judge that found publis...
18:51, 06/25/2019

BRIEF-Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Ajit Jain make comments at Berkshire annual meeting Buffett says first quarter was weak at all four of our furniture operations Buffett says he would not get excited about so-called alternative investments Buffett says people who made decision to invest in amazon are as much value investors as he is B...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Heartbreaking: Ellen DeGeneres Is Trying To Give Away $500,000 To Every Fan Who Comments ‘Amen’ On A Poorly Spelled Facebook Post, But Everyone Thinks It’s A Scam If you’re under the impression that life is always peachy for the rich and famous, here’s a heartbreaking story involving one of America’s most beloved celebs that’ll definitely change your mind: Ellen DeGeneres is trying to give away $500,000 to eve...
12:51, 06/29/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the social network won't offer the virtual mone...
20:17, 07/15/2019

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have banded together to share concerns about the ‘cryptocurrency’s’ potential privacy risks. Data officer...
14:17, 08/06/2019

Facebook to make jobs, credit ads searchable BOSTON (AP) — Facebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users. That’s in addition to how the social media giant currently delivers ads — customized for individuals based on d...
00:17, 07/01/2019

Today was Facebook's worst day ever, and it won’t make a difference Facebook has had a lot of bad days since the Cambridge Analytica data scandal first erupted in March 2018. But today might be the worst: The FTC formally announced its $5 billion fine as well as a 20-year settlement order that dictates a new manageme...
02:34, 07/25/2019

Facebook gives creators more ways to make money As VidCon gets ready to take place between July 10th and 13th in Anaheim, California, Facebook has news to share with its creator community. The company has announced that it is introducing more ways for them to earn money on its site, starting by gi...
18:34, 07/09/2019

New details about Facebook’s cryptocurrency make it sound even worse Given its history of managing our data, it shouldn’t take much to convince you that Facebook managing our money is probably a terrible idea. That said, it seems the social media giant is actually aware of that particular challenge. Facebook plans to ...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing i...
21:17, 08/14/2019

NY comptroller demands Mark Zuckerberg make big changes at Facebook ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding big changes in corporate governance. DiNapoli, writing in his capacity as trustee of the state retirement fund, said he will vote against ...
11:17, 06/26/2019

Facebook says Homeland Security can't make fake accounts Facebook said on Tuesday that it would be against its rules for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to create fake profiles to monitor the social media of foreigners seeking to enter America....
14:34, 09/04/2019

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that.       ...
22:34, 07/09/2019

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Voice Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings....
00:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook Partners With Ray-Ban to Help Make Its Smart Glasses Happen: Report Hoping to avoid the failure that was the consumer version of Google Glass, Facebook has teamed up with Luxottica, the parent company of brands like Ray-Ban, to help with the development of its own augmented reality glasses, sources told CNBC. But it ...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Change These Facebook Settings to Make Your Audio Recordings More Private In what has become a thing over the past few months, Facebook is the latest of the tech giants to admit that outside contractors were given access to users’ voice recordings. Read more......
16:51, 08/14/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg says working on to make Messenger faster, smaller Facebook Inc's Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday the social media company is working on "LightSpeed" in order to make its Messenger app smaller in size and faster....
20:17, 04/30/2019

China says there has to be good faith for meaningful talks with U.S. China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that there has to be good faith for meaningful talks with the United States, amid an on-going trade war between the two countries....
10:34, 05/16/2019

Don't Expect a Meaningful Fiscal Push From Germany The German economy needs new sources of growth. Investors shouldn’t count on fiscal stimulus to be one of them, even if the government loosens the purse strings a bit....
05:34, 08/21/2019

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Times on Monday....
02:51, 08/20/2019

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new measures to tighten background checks on gun buyer...
01:00, 08/10/2019

USWNT’s date with France may be World Cup’s most meaningful game The Women’s World Cup trophy will be hoisted on July 7. The title may be decided Friday. The always looming, highly anticipated, seemingly inevitable clash between the co-favorites comes to fruition two rounds too early, when the United States and Fr...
08:00, 06/28/2019

Union wants competitive environment, meaningful free agency The head of the baseball players' association detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a "competitive environment" and "meaningful free agency" as aims       ...
18:51, 07/09/2019

The five most emotional, meaningful ESPY Award moments of all time The ESPYs have provided some of the sports world's most compelling moments over the last 25-plus years. Here are five from the award show's history.       ...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Medicus unlocks health data into meaningful insights Artificial intelligence is gaining traction across various fields, especially health care, and with the use of data, it’s turning it into meaningful insights. Dubai-born Medicus uses an AI platform and works with diagnostic labs to translate m...
16:17, 06/09/2019

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support for common sense action....
19:34, 08/09/2019

Meet Morgan Beller, the 26-year-old woman behind Facebook's plan to make its own currency Facebook VP David Marcus is the face of the company's Libra digital currency, but the original driving force was a 26-year-old female corporate-development employee....
19:34, 07/20/2019

Mark Zuckerberg explains how Facebook will make big bucks from privacy: Payments and commerce Facebook on Tuesday announced a bevy of new shopping features for its various apps, setting a business foundation for the company's pivot to privacy....
21:34, 05/01/2019

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democrats in Congress....
22:00, 08/09/2019

Regina Hall Reveals the Meaningful Inspiration Behind Her 2019 Met Gala Look Regina Hall is paying tribute to the one and only Dapper Dan with her 2019 Met Gala ensemble. E!'s Zuri Hall caught up with the actress as she ascended the Metropolitan Museum of......
01:00, 05/07/2019

Fin24.com | Trump says China trade talks 'more meaningful than at any time' The US president has said trade talks with China were "more meaningful than at any time" because the United States was doing well while China was "losing millions of jobs"....
05:17, 08/27/2019

The Meaningful Reason Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Named Their Son Psalm What's in a name? Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child on May 10 and revealed one week later that they named their baby boy Psalm West. Fans immediately began......
14:17, 05/21/2019

Luke Perry's Daughter Sophie Honors Him With Meaningful Tattoo Luke Perry's daughter has paid tribute to her late dad with a symbolic tattoo. Sophie Perry, 18, answered fans' random questions on her Instagram Story on Wednesday and during the......
18:51, 05/09/2019

Facebook makes small tweaks after anti-conservative-bias report. They’re unlikely to make the issue go away. Facebook has faced repeated criticism from conservatives that it is biased against them. It released an interim report Tuesday with its first findings on the topic....
22:34, 08/20/2019

This Game of Thrones Moment Makes That Theon Scene Even More Meaningful Than You Thought Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Theon Greyjoy finally got the chance to fully redeem himself for betraying the Starks back in season 2 of Game of Thrones when he was protecting Bran Stark as he waited out the Night ...
18:17, 04/30/2019

A Rundown of the Most Lavish, Expensive and Meaningful Gifts Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Have Given Each Other Can you believe it's been five years since Kim Kardashian and Kanye West made it official? Kimye is celebrating a milestone anniversary on May 24, marking five years since they wed......
14:34, 05/24/2019

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10 years in the making, and is the top demand of the youth strikers gathering on Friday for the UK’s la...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Pulling Flavored E-Cigs Hurt Sales in a ‘Very Meaningful’ Way, Juul Founders Say Juul founders Adam Bowen and James Monsees, who were named to the 2019 TIME 100 list, called vaping’s potential for helping adult smokers ditch combustible cigarettes “one of the greatest opportunities for public health in the history of ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

UN chief urges ‘active, substantive and meaningful participation’ on International Day of Democracy On the International Day of Democracy, the United Nations chief urged each Government to respect its citizens’ right to “meaningful participation” in the political process....
17:51, 09/15/2019

Trump, Queen Elizabeth exchange gifts during state visit: Here's a look at the meaningful presents On the first day of their trip to the U.K. Monday, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump took part in an official gift exchange with Queen Elizabeth, following the tradition of state visits....
23:34, 06/04/2019

Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said....
20:51, 09/12/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Conversations about Conservation Indigenous peoples in the Philippines are increasingly involved in the national conversation about protecting and conserving the South East Asian country’s key biodiversity areas, thanks to support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...
20:00, 08/09/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, del...
23:17, 05/29/2019

Let's Rank The Total War Games, From Best To Worst Few series are as dear to my heart as Creative Assembly’s Total War, with its mix of history, real-time tactics and turn-based strategy. Spanning 19 years and 13 games, there are times I feel like Total War games could occupy spots 1-13 on my all-tim...
03:34, 07/11/2019

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
09:17, 06/06/2019

Where do the Warriors rank among all-time NBA dynasties? Golden State has won three NBA titles in five years and advanced to five consecutive Finals, the first team to do that in 50 years. Is the run over?       ...
15:34, 06/14/2019

Two Old Men Rank The SNES Games On Switch After years of wishing and hoping, Nintendo finally added a selection of Super Nintendo games to its Switch online service. Which of the 20 classics should you play first? We had Kotaku’s resident old men, Chris Kohler and Mike Fahey, Statler and Wal...
01:18, 09/07/2019

Work Math Into Everyday Conversations With Your Kid About 93% of American adults have some degree of math anxiety. I admit I am part of this group. When it comes time to divvy up the dinner bill, I nervously avoid eye contact with it, saying, “I suck at math. That’s why I became a writer! [laughs awkw...
01:17, 06/04/2019

Generations of Mentorship: Conversations With L.G.B.T.Q. Elders As gay, lesbian and transgender communities become less stigmatized — in part thanks to mentor-mentee relationships — will it be easier for young people to imagine a life where they actually grow old?...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Prevent Awkward Family Conversations With an FAQ It doesn’t matter whether you see your family once a week or once a year, they seem to have a knack of asking about the subjects you’d prefer not to discuss. And if you have to attend a gathering with multiple extended family members—like Thanksgivin...
23:17, 06/05/2019

How Do I Automatically Expand Gmail Conversations? In this week’s tech-support column at Lifehacker, we’re tackling a relatively simple problem in Gmail—but one that’s probably very annoying if you’re particular about how your email looks. (It’s OK to be particular!)...
22:17, 08/23/2019

Where Does Shadowhunters Rank Among TV's Best and Worst Series Finales? Shadowhunters has officially come to an end. The Freeform series ended after three seasons and 55 episodes on Monday with everything a good series finale truly needs: a wedding, a first......
06:17, 05/09/2019

These states are producing the most renewable energy. Where does yours rank? Using data from the Energy Information Administration, 24/7 Wall St. identified the states producing the most renewable energy.       ...
18:00, 07/26/2019

This Northeast state has the worst infrastructure in the US. Where does yours rank? Between poor roads and broken down bridges, some of these states might need major updates on infrastructure.        ...
18:34, 07/08/2019

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Apple apologizes for listening to Siri conversations Apple on Wednesday apologized for listening to Siri requests and said it will instead ask users to opt in to the program, which helps it improve Siri, when it resumes it later this fall....
18:17, 08/28/2019

Twitter will help explain missing tweets in conversations Twitter will soon do a better job of explaining missing tweets in your conversations. The social network is adding context to "this tweet is unavailable" notices in conversation threads to help explain just why a given post isn't readable. Whi...
22:51, 07/19/2019

Humans have been listening to our ‘AI-transcribed’ conversations for over a decade It was a scandal. Third-party contractors, many working from places where data protection legislation is lax (or even non-existent), were listening and transcribing recordings of conversations from people who unwittingly believed robots were doing al...
14:51, 08/14/2019

'Please find some words for me': the conversations that helped after our son's stillbirth Letters, chats, cards, even texts – each made a difference Our baby’s nursery contains everything that you would expect to see, plus a small box that contains his ashes. Next to it are the first clothes he wore, some other items from hospital and a m...
14:51, 08/17/2019

Next-gen Siri may be able to have ‘back and forth’ conversations about health issues A new report from The Guardian reveals that the impending release of iOS 13 will include some interesting updates to Siri. Specifically, the next-gen version of Siri will reportedly have more expansive capabilities insofar that it will be further int...
04:51, 09/09/2019

Twitter acquires Lightwell to improve conversations Twitter has acquired Lightwell, an app creation engine launched by interactive storytelling startup Hullabalu, to bolster its efforts around conversations.Read More...
22:34, 08/20/2019

Apple says it's sorry for using contractors to listen in on Siri conversations At long last, Apple has fully addressed its part in the ill-advised, industry-wide practice of using human contractors to listen in on conversations between its digital assistant – in this case, Siri – and users. The company made a form...
00:17, 08/29/2019

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit....
16:00, 06/14/2019

Amateur star Robeisy Ramirez turns pro with Top Rank Two-time Olympic gold medallist Robeisy Ramirez sets his sights on professional glory The post Amateur star Robeisy Ramirez turns pro with Top Rank appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00, 05/25/2019

NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: Clemson solidifies top spot after win at Syracuse Clemson solidified the No. 1 spot in the latest NCAA Re-Rank after a 41-6 win at Syracuse. LSU keeps hold of second ahead of Alabama.       ...
10:00, 09/17/2019

Disney+ shows: Fans rank the top 20 series they’re most excited to see Disney has for weeks now been doing everything it can to underscore why it’s positioning its forthcoming Netflix rival, Disney+, as the future of the entertainment giant. Not that you have to look very hard to find all the supporting evidence y...
15:51, 09/06/2019

Maine Voters Will Rank Their Top Presidential Candidates in 2020 It was the first state to adopt ranked-choice voting for congressional elections, and it will now be the first to adopt it for presidential elections....
16:00, 09/07/2019

Harlem teacher accused of lewd conversations with 18 students A former Harlem charter-school teacher allegedly had lewd communications with at least 18 students, claiming he did it “to be the cool teacher,” according to prosecutors and court papers. Jeffery Bryant, 25, was busted in March for asking a student f...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Fox Sports to unveil mic’d-up player conversations during MLB All-Star Game Since baseball always has been known for its chatter, Fox Sports will try to play off it during Tuesday night’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. Though players previously have worn mics during games, Fox will have multiple All-Stars wired at the same time...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app’s translation function, according to a report Wednesday. Skype warns its users that some conversat...
07:51, 08/08/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-operated devices....
21:00, 07/11/2019

AI analyzes tweets to track conversations about city logistics In a newly-published study, researchers mine Twitter with machine learning algorithms to track trends in conversations around city logistics.Read More...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Uber now lets premium riders opt out of conversations with drivers Uber is rolling out a bunch of new features for Uber Black premium riders, including the ability to request "quiet time" and help with luggage.Read More...
04:17, 05/15/2019

Microsoft contractors listened to conversations from Xbox One users In a story that shouldn’t surprise anyone at this point, Vice is reporting that contractors working for Microsoft were able to listen to voice commands and full-on conversations spoken by Xbox One users. Similar to stories we’ve seen invo...
05:00, 08/22/2019

Twitter test notifies you of replies to interesting conversations Twitter has a solution for anyone who's ever wanted to follow a juicy conversation without constantly refreshing their apps. The social site is testing notifications on Android and iOS for replies to a given tweet, ensuring that you won't ...
23:51, 08/12/2019

Thumbs up? Facebook considers hiding 'likes' to make you feel better about posting Facebook began experimenting with company-owned Instagram to hide likes earlier this year in seven countries, including Canada, New Zealand and Brazil       ...
00:34, 09/04/2019

NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: LSU soars to No. 2 behind explosive new offense, while Nebraska tumbles LSU and its new and explosive offense soars to No. 2 in the USA TODAY Sports college football re-rank after Week 2.       ...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Ajit Doval Stays As NSA, Gets Cabinet Rank With 5-Year Term Ajit Doval has been granted cabinet status and five more years as the National Security Adviser (NSA). "He has been given cabinet rank in recognition of his contribution in the national security......
11:00, 06/03/2019

NCAA Re-Rank 1-130: Auburn jumps into top 10, while Tennessee and Missouri take tumbles Auburn was the biggest mover in the new NCAA Re-rank, leaping 14 spots to No. 6 after a 27-21 win against Oregon. Clemson and Alabama lead at top.       ...
08:34, 09/04/2019

Preseason 1-130 Re-Rank topped by Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Michigan Clemson, Alabama, Georgia and Michigan top the USA TODAY Sports college football re-rank heading into the 2019 season.       ...
23:51, 08/19/2019

High-Rank Lawyer Says CEO Asked Her To Serve Cake Because She's A woman Nancy Saltzman filed a discrimination complaint, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. It names the company, CEO Rohit Kapoor and several other executives....
04:51, 05/02/2019

Best college towns: Athens, Ames, Boulder and Madison rank among 30 of the top in the US 24/7 Wall St. used census data to identify 30 of the best college towns in the U.S., with enrolled residents and those with degrees among the factors.       ...
17:34, 09/07/2019

Punjab Framing Policy For One-Rank Promotion: Amarinder Singh Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Monday the government was formulating a policy to award one-rank promotion for any defence or police personnel from the state winning a gallantry award in......
09:51, 07/30/2019

Genesis, Kia, Hyundai again rank highest in J.D. Power quality scorecard It was no fluke. For the second straight year, the Korean brands topped J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study. Ford and Lincoln placed in the top 5 for the first time....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Rank outsider Ogletree claws back to win U.S. Amateur title Rank outsider Andy Ogletree became the first player from Mississippi to win the U.S. Amateur Championship when he beat John Augenstein 2&1 in an all-American final in North Carolina on Sunday....
10:17, 08/19/2019

English Language Skills To Rank High In UK's New Immigration System An applicant's English language skills are likely to be ranked according to levels of proficiency in a new post-Brexit visa regime being finalised by UK home secretary Priti Patel....
18:00, 09/05/2019

NCAA Re-Rank: Florida tumbles after sloppy win against Miami (Fla.) in Week 0 Florida fell out of the Top 25 in the latest USA TODAY Sports college football NCAA Re-Rank. Hawaii was the big riser after beating Arizona.       ...
16:17, 08/26/2019

The Age-Old Bone-Rank Caste System of the Korean Kingdom of Silla In several cultures one’s social standing was determined by one’s birth, which included or precluded certain privileges and even determined the cutlery one was allowed to use.   ...
05:34, 07/11/2019

These US cities rank higher for tech security than personal safety The U.S. is home to some of the most digitally secure cities in the world, yet it lags behind in other important safety measures, a new study has found....
10:51, 08/30/2019

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar...
07:52, 09/12/2019

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypersonic weaponry....
03:51, 08/03/2019

Kobach declines to answer questions about conversations with Trump about census The White House told the former Kansas secretary of state not to answer House Democrats’ queries about private talks with the president about a citizenship question...
04:51, 06/08/2019

Google workers are eavesdropping on your private conversations via its smart speakers The stuff gathered in Google's recordings is startling: Quarrels that may have resulted in violence, explicit bedroom talks, business calls, and more.       ...
18:17, 07/11/2019

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledg...
01:34, 06/11/2019

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
23:17, 07/12/2019

FTC complaint: Amazon Echo Dot Kids illegally records conversations Retail giant Amazon is violating federal law by capturing and saving customers' voice conversations through its popular Echo Dot digital assistant for children, advocacy groups said in a complaint Thursday....
21:17, 05/09/2019

Cornerstone intros Conversations, a team-based feedback tool The company announced several new products on Tuesday that aim to bring more team-based features and mobile-friendly services to its talent management software portfolio....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Nike, Calvin Klein rank among 20 of the most successful American fashion brands 24/7 Tempo analyzed several factors including longevity, name recognition, and revenue to identify 20 of the top U.S. fashion brands.       ...
20:51, 08/26/2019

We’ve seen Carl Benjamin’s rank misogyny before – remember Gamergate? | Keza MacDonald The sexist abuse women reported in 2014 has engulfed public life – and one of its perpetrators is a Ukip candidateFor luckier people than me, this week will have been the first time they’ve ever heard of Carl Benjamin (or Sargon of Akkad, as he is be...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Apple claims App Store search rank is based on 42 factors, not self-dealing The App Store's formula for surfacing search results may be mysterious and lead you the wrong way, but it's not pushing Apple apps, the company claims.Read More...
04:51, 07/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar...
22:34, 09/11/2019

World's fastest phone rank snatched from the OnePlus 7 Pro, hold my AnTuTu! The OnePlus 7 Pro is insanely fast. Its powerful Snapdragon 855 chipset is coupled with polished and minimalistic Android overlay that is the quickest moving this side of Google's own Pixel line. Not only that, but the new 90Hz display leaves an even...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Nripendra Misra, PK Mishra To Remain PM's Aide With Cabinet Minister Rank Nripendra Misra and PK Mishra were on Tuesday re-appointed as Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary respectively to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with cabinet minister rank....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Hey Siri! Stop recording and sharing my private conversations | Roisin Kiberd Voice assistants have a dark side, and we may be paying for their limited benefits with our privacyA news story in the Guardian last week confirmed what many Apple users likely already suspected: Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, has the power to record...
15:17, 07/30/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Apple issues apology for letting contractors listen to conversations with Siri  In recent months, Facebook, Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Apple have all acknowledged that people have been reviewing users' interactions with artificial intelligence assistants in order to improve the services....
01:51, 08/29/2019

Trump cools on background check push in recent lawmaker conversations President Donald Trump has been cooling to the idea of supporting new legislation for stricter firearm background checks in recent conversations with lawmakers, congressional and Republican sources tell CNN....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Tillerson: Jared Kushner left him in the dark on conversations with foreign nations In a transcript of his testimony to a House panel, the former secretary of state also described the challenge of briefing a president who does not read briefing papers....
19:34, 06/27/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
07:51, 08/09/2019

Justice Department Rebuffs Court Order to Turn Over Flynn Conversations The Department of Justice has refused to abide by a judge’s order to make public transcripts of conversations between Michael Flynn and Russia’s former ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak....
00:17, 06/02/2019

Who are the best CEOs for minority workers? Heads of Intuit, T-Mobile, Google rank high CEOs on the full Comparably list include Google's Sundar Pichai, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and T-Mobile's CEO John Legere.       ...
16:34, 06/25/2019

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US — and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon (AMZN, FDX, USD) The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment. BI Intellige...
08:51, 07/17/2019

Sen. Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland in conversations with Trump and Danish ambassador The revelation came a day after Trump called off a trip to Denmark, saying in a tweet that he postponed the visit because the country’s leader was not interested in selling Greenland to the United States....
03:34, 08/23/2019

Tennis Legends: Was Federer right to return to clay? Plus, McEnroe, Becker and Wilander rank majors "John McEnroe, Boris Becker and Mats Wilander discuss whether Roger Federer was right to return to clay at Roland Garros, react to Nick Kyrgios saying the French Open \u0027sucks\u0027, and how do the guys rank the four Grand Slams?"...
18:34, 05/31/2019

UAE jumps 16 places globally to rank 25th in fastest fixed broadband speed in June UAE has jumped 16 places to rank 25th in fixed broadband speed and connectivity globally, according to Ookla’s Global Speed test Index conducted in June this year.The global speed test compares internet speed data from around the world on a mo...
12:34, 07/19/2019

Ex Ford CEO Fields says UAW corruption probe makes rank-and-file members skeptical of any deal Former Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the United Auto Workers corruption probe will make it harder for union leaders to get their rank-and-file members to sign off on any potential new labor deal with Detroit automakers....
03:20, 09/20/2019

Pressure, prayers and protests: Amazon fires push Brazil to the forefront of international conversations Under pressure from domestic and international sources, the Brazilian government sends 44,000 troops to help fight the fires raging in the Amazon.        ...
03:17, 08/26/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list which includes but is not limited to medical informat...
10:51, 08/03/2019

Text messages released in Michael Avenatti case allege conversations about Nike payments Text messages between a Kentucky basketball assistant and a Nike executive mentioned in the Michael Avenatti extortion case have been released.       ...
23:00, 08/17/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sentenced to reduced rank, partial pay, after being cleared of murder charges Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher will have his rank reduced and is sentenced to four months of confinement, which he has already served, for posing with the body of a dead ISIS fighter....
21:34, 07/03/2019

New Hampshire lawmaker Werner Horn backtracks after Facebook post: 'Owning slaves doesn't make you racist' A New Hampshire lawmaker came under fire this week for claiming American slavery was based on economics, not racism.        ...
05:51, 07/19/2019

OK Google, are you listening? Tech giant's smart speakers eavesdrop on private conversations, investigation finds Google's smart speakers allow contractors for the tech giant employees to listen to excerpts of private conversations, some which could include sensitive information, according to a new investigation from a Belgian public broadcaster....
21:17, 07/12/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner resigns amid accusations of sexual harassment, discrimination among 'rank and file,' mayor says Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination within his department, the mayor's office announced. ...
14:00, 08/21/2019

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher busted down one rank after being found guilty of posing for photo with ISIS fighter's body Associated Press Navy SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher was found not guilty of murder and obstruction of justice charges by a military jury this week. Gallagher was found guilty of posing with a human casualty, and the jury sentenced him to a reduction i...
03:34, 07/04/2019

Broncos fans aren't happy with Adam Rank's 2-14 prediction NFL Network's Adam Rank has predicted the Denver Broncos will have the worst record in the NFL this season.       ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Instagram’s boss says the app doesn’t snoop on your conversations for ads Instagram is not eavesdropping on its customers’ conversations offline to target them with ads, according to its chief Adam Mosseri.       ...
16:34, 06/25/2019

THE MOBILE CHECKOUT BENCHMARK REPORT: How Amazon, Target, and other top e-tailers rank on checkout features that drive conversion (AMZN, TGT, WMT) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Mobile commerce (m-commerce) isn’t just the future of online shopping — it’s absor...
03:51, 08/16/2019

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by un...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told w...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Wednesday said the company has...
10:34, 06/27/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a lengthy and extremely convincing argument for breaki...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company's poor reputation for privacy....
01:17, 09/10/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
02:17, 07/23/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.       ...
20:34, 09/05/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest social network around privacy first.Read more......
03:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said “Cool,” that’s understandable —...
02:34, 06/28/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ In an op-ed in the New York Times, Chris Hughes voiced concern about the threat of the social media giant’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg....
01:00, 05/10/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
07:34, 07/09/2019

That Offer to Make You Debt-Free? It Can Make You Worse Off Debt-settlement firms powered by the credit-reporting industry seek out struggling consumers to sell them plans that can leave them with high fees, damaged credit and a tax bill....
16:00, 08/10/2019

Make-A-Wish granted my brother $15,000. Why did it make me angry? Courtney Lund O’Neill’s brother was granted a material wish but her family’s spiritual wish for his healing went unansweredWhen my little brother was granted a wish from Make-A-Wish earlier this year, I wasn’t happy like my mom was, who doled out the...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitions banned for several years. Hughes argued that Fa...
04:00, 05/12/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the apps were born outside of Facebook, have very dif...
18:51, 08/03/2019

Trump comments on NKO, China at G20 presser U.S. President Donald Trump says he may meet with Kim Jong Un at the Korean demilitarised zone in the coming days and that the North Korean leader "was very receptive." (June 29)        ...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Nokia distances itself from CTO comments about Huawei Nokia has disowned comments made by one of its senior executives regarding the security of its rival Huawei in the networking space.In a recent interview with the BBC, the company's CTO Marcus Weldon warned the UK against using equipment made by...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Block Comments on the Web With This Chrome Extension Scroll the comment section on virtually any site on the web and you’re bound to encounter at least a few toxic comments. Maybe more than a few, depending on the site you’re looking at and the topic of the post people are commenting on....
04:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. Stocks Turn Positive After Fed Comments U.S. stocks broke into positive territory late Thursday after a Federal Reserve official urged central banks to lower interest rates swiftly on signs of economic weakening....
08:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. Treasurys Slide After Powell Comments U.S. government-bond prices fell, as investors reassessed the balance of risks to the economy after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said policy makers “will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion.”...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight....
04:17, 05/17/2019

'He has his own opinions' - Foden responds to Pep 'shy' comments "Phil Foden says he will \"let his football do the talking\", hitting back at Pep Guardiola who claims the England U21 international needs to be more assertive."...
12:17, 09/08/2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. ambassador were misrepresented Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Friday a misrepresented version of his remarks - rather than his actual words - had been a factor in the resignation of Britain's ambassador to Washington following a spat wi...
19:34, 07/12/2019

Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Stephen Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the “biggest sell-off in stock market history” if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
05:00, 04/29/2019

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his biracial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son, Dante, writing in USA Today that he felt “fearR...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Deadline To Submit Comments On NEP To Be Extended: HRD Minister The deadline for public comments on the draft of the new National Education Policy (NEP) will be extended by a month till July 31, HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said in the Rajya Sabha Thursday....
14:51, 06/27/2019

How to access deleted threads and comments on Reddit 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. I love scrolling through Reddit when I wake up on weekends – especially since I fine-tuned my feeds to separate ...
12:17, 08/25/2019

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections....
02:51, 06/11/2019

Biden visits HBCU, shrugs off comments on age Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden visited Texas Southern University Friday. He also brushed aside concerns that other candidates brought up his age as a disqualifying factor in Thursday's debate. (Sept. 13) &...
05:17, 09/14/2019

China denounces Pompeo's comments on Huawei China's Foreign Ministry on Friday denounced comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
09:34, 05/24/2019

Neymar accuser in 1st comments: ‘I was the victim of rape’ BRASILIA, Brazil — A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television in an interview aired Wednesday to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case. Talking to Braz...
09:51, 06/06/2019

YouTube is testing hiding comments in its Android app YouTube has historically had a seemingly insurmountable problem with the toxicity in its videos’ comments sections. Now, in what seems like an effort to prevent viewers from being exposed to this filth, the streaming service is testing out a feature ...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Late Night on Trump’s Hurricane Comments “And I know we’re used to it by now, but it still amazes me how often the government has to tell you not to pay attention to the president,” Trevor Noah joked Tuesday....
22:34, 09/04/2019

Ilhan Omar defends her controversial 9/11 comments ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar defended previous comments she made about the September 11 terror attacks in her first Sunday show sit-down on “Face the Nation.” Host Margaret Brennan talked about how the son of a victim of 9/11 wore a T-shirt to...
19:34, 09/15/2019

Cummings: Hateful, incendiary comments must stop Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says government officials must stop making "hateful, incendiary comments" that only to serve to divide and distract the nation from its real problems, including mass shootings and white supremacy.    ...
15:17, 08/08/2019

No sanction for Schalke chairman for racist comments The German soccer federation's ethics committee will not take any action against Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies for making racist comments       ...
18:51, 08/29/2019

NBA fines Clippers $50,000 over Rivers comments on Leonard TORONTO (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers are paying a price, because Doc Rivers paid Toronto star Kawhi Leonard a compliment. The NBA fined the Clippers $50,000 on Friday for violating the league’s anti-tampering rule. The league did not specifi...
01:51, 06/01/2019

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the southern border....
22:34, 06/19/2019

Schalke chairman steps down for 3 months over comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has resisted calls to resign but is stepping down temporarily over comments he made last week that were widely condemned as racist       ...
14:51, 08/07/2019

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to he...
05:51, 06/20/2019

S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments The Dow and S&P 500 suffered their biggest daily percentage drops since May 31 on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in a decade, but remarks by Fed Chair Jerome Powell dampened expectations for further cuts goi...
22:51, 07/31/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling the president’s son “evidently retarded.” Republican Rep. Arnold Mooney of Shelby ...
16:51, 05/23/2019

UK's Johnson says his comments about U.S. envoy were a factor in his resignation Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain's next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country's most senior diplo...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper....
21:34, 06/14/2019

Elon Musk will go to court over 'pedo guy' comments Elon Musk hasn't had success avoiding a trial over his accusations that cave rescue diver Vernon Unsworth was a "pedo guy." Judge Stephen Wilson has determined that the defamation lawsuit is strong enough to go to trial, with the court battle d...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Trump says he was 'not a fan' of Jeffrey Epstein, despite past comments President Trump said Tuesday he was “not a fan” of financier Jeffrey Epstein, despite making comments in the past praising the wealthy hedge fund manager....
20:17, 07/09/2019

Chrissy Teigen Is Done With the Internet's Comments About Her Butt Chrissy Teigen is over you talking about her behind. This week, the star spoke out about a photo that popped up of her with husband John Legend on vacation. In the snap, the famous......
10:17, 07/12/2019

The Latest: WH clarifies Trump comments about Kim Jong Un No, first lady Melania Trump hasn’t had any secret meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — White House clarifies comments made by President Donald Trump during a news conference....
21:17, 08/26/2019

Pompeo: Omar's Venezuela comments 'disgusting' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't hold back Thursday when reacting to Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments insinuating the U.S. was to blame for the political crisis in Venezuela, calling her comments "ignorant" and "disgusting."...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
05:17, 08/23/2019

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Rep. Tlaib defends comments about Palestine, the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib has defended her controversial comments about having a “calming feeling” when she thinks about Palestinians offering a “safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust. The Michigan Democrat, one of two Muslim women in Congress, drew fire...
14:34, 05/14/2019

Clippers fined $50K for Rivers' Kawhi comments While the league didn't specify which comments violated the anti-tampering rule, Clippers coach Doc Rivers compared Raptors star Kawhi Leonard to Michael Jordan on ESPN's NBA Finals preview show earlier this week....
22:51, 05/31/2019

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to govern and political incompetence."...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Martina Navratilova criticized over 'transphobic' comments Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been criticized after claiming it is a form of "cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Clyburn walks back impeachment comments House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn on Monday walked back remarks suggesting that Democrats will impeach President Donald Trump, reversing course to say he’s “farther” from backing impeachment than most of his caucus.Clyburn’s comments came after a priva...
08:17, 06/04/2019

Stocks Rise to Records Following Powell's Comments U.S. stocks leapt to records Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell set the stage for the central bank to cut interest rates to bolster flagging growth....
16:51, 07/10/2019

Wall Street eases as investors digest Fed comments U.S. stocks eased further from recent record highs on Thursday as investors digested comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell the previous day that dampened some investor hopes of an interest rate cut this year....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Booker says Biden causing ‘pain’ with his comments about his record WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker suggested Joe Biden is becoming a divisive figure after a rocky debate performance in which the ex-veep gave an unapologetic defense of his civil rights record. “We have one destiny in th...
02:51, 07/01/2019

Schalke boss' comments were 'racist' but no proceedings-German FA "Comments made by Schalke 04 president Clemens Tonnies regarding Africa were racist but there will be no proceedings against the billionaire, who has stepped down from his post for three months, the German FA (DFB) said on Thursday."...
15:51, 08/29/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have attention," and questioning his GOP bona fides....
19:34, 05/19/2019

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib defends comments on the Holocaust U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday morning for her previous comments on the Holocaust, saying she has “tremendous hatred of Israel.”...
20:17, 05/13/2019

Dissension within Biden camp over segregationist comments: report There is dissension within the Joe Biden campaign over the comments he made about working with segregationists — with some aides claiming he “misspoke” and others saying he should’ve just kept his mouth shut, a report says. Te...
08:34, 06/21/2019

Jewish Dems rage over Trump's 'disloyalty' comments Jewish Democratic lawmakers are livid over President Donald Trump's remarks this week accusing Jewish Americans of “great disloyalty” if they vote for Democrats, saying the president is stoking anti-Semitism. The lawmakers’ outrage comes as Trump rei...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Legislator backs off comments on minority communities, guns PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona legislator has walked back his recent comments that black and Hispanic communities “are better armed than the police officers who are supposed to be controlling them” and that they “have firearms galore....
21:51, 09/09/2019

Demonstrators call for removal of UA professor after homophobic comments TUCSON – Students, staff, professors, and community members are expected to protest on Wednesday at The University of Arizona against the continued employment of the former-chair for the Department of Anesthesiology in the College of Medicine. ...
14:34, 09/19/2019

Think tank official suspended for Somali American comments MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota think tank official has been suspended for comments she made about Somali Americans in a New York Times story. The story with the comments from Kim Crockett, vice president and general counsel of the con...
06:17, 06/22/2019

The Latest: EU leader blasts Putin comments on liberalism OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 10:50 a.m. European Union President Donald Tusk has blasted a reported comment by Russian President Vladimir Putin suggesting that liberalism is obso...
04:17, 06/28/2019

Trade negotiators cope with Trump’s surprise comments President Trump’s surprise threat to impose new tariffs on Mexico over immigration underscored that he has been a disruptive force not just to U.S. trade policy but to his own trade negotiating team....
09:17, 06/07/2019

YouTube’s Android app could soon hide user comments by default As great as YouTube is as a content platform, its comments section is, to put it mildly, far less highly regarded – for every positive or insightful comment found under any given video, you often find dozens of nasty, inappropriate or idiotic ...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Scarlett Johansson: comments on 'authentic casting' taken out of context Star clarifies comment: ‘Any actor should be able to play anybody and Art, in all forms, should be immune to political correctness’Scarlett Johansson has said comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asse...
23:17, 07/14/2019

Martina Navratilova apologizes for transgender 'cheating' comments Martina Navratilova may have apologized for using the term "cheating" when describing transgender athletes but the issue received further attention over the weekend with former UK Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies saying trans women had unfair physical ...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Rep. Clyburn apologizes to Pelosi and Hoyer for ‘tokenism’ comments In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Clyburn said “tokenism is all right” with the House speaker and the House majority leader. He later walked back the comments....
17:51, 06/20/2019

Scarlett Johansson Says Comments on ‘Authentic Casting’ Were Taken Out of Context Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film. The actress came under fire in 2017 for playing an Asian character in Ghost in the...
20:34, 07/15/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other...
18:34, 05/03/2019

McConnell downplays Trump's foreign election help comments President Donald Trump's comments on accepting foreign dirt in 2020 may have put some distance between him and Republicans in Congress. But seemingly not with Mitch McConnell. Speaking with Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday night, the Senate major...
07:51, 06/14/2019

AOC's 'concentration camps' claim was just tip of the iceberg -- Here are some of her most controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., (AOC) has only been in Congress for a matter of months but in that short period of time, she's been able to prompt widespread outrage and catch the attention of some of America's most prominent politicians....
18:51, 06/21/2019

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

Awaiting RJ Barrett’s first comments amid Knicks intrigue Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage his Pro Day at UCLA Tuesday, along with 18 other Bill Duffy clients, but he will not participate in workouts. Presumably, Barrett will be on hand to speak to teams present and also break his post-lottery silence wi...
06:34, 05/28/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
23:34, 05/26/2019

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
13:00, 06/06/2019

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
19:00, 07/17/2019

| Ex-England forward Beardsley suspended over racist comments Former Newcastle Under-23s coach Peter Beardsley has been suspended from all football-related activity after he was found guilty of making racist comments....
03:19, 09/20/2019

Sweden hits back at Trump over A$AP Rocky comments Sweden says its prime minister told the US president that its judicial system is independent of political influence. Trump had called on the country to release the American rapper, who has been charged with assault....
16:00, 07/26/2019

Oil rallies more than 3%, recouping some losses from Trump tariffs comments Oil prices were up 3% on Friday, a partial rebound from their biggest daily drop in several years on U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports....
20:51, 08/02/2019

Browns’ Landry: Mayfield comments on Johnson a “non-issue” SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Jarvis Landry doesn’t think recent comments made by Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield about running back Duke Johnson will impact the team’s chemistry. The splashy wide receiver hosted his youth football camp o...
20:17, 06/14/2019

Ben Carson warned of 'hairy men' in transphobic comments – report Staffers tell Washington Post the housing secretary raised fears about men infiltrating women’s homeless shelters during meetingBen Carson, Donald Trump’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Hud), made a transphobic comment this week during a...
14:01, 09/20/2019

Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spending A former Danish prime minister has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying military willingness is not just about the amount of money spent...
11:00, 08/22/2019

Wall Street rallies after China trade comments U.S. stocks rallied more than 1% on Thursday, buoyed by gains in the trade-sensitive technology and industrial sectors as China expressed hope on trade negotiations with the United States, easing concerns that rising tensions could stoke a recession....
00:51, 08/30/2019

House debate over Trump’s ‘go back’ comments gets chaotic Tensions flared on the floor of the US House of Representatives Tuesday as the body debated a resolution rebuking President Trump over off-color comments he made telling four non-white lawmakers to “go back” to their countries — and Democrats were ra...
02:51, 07/17/2019

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
18:51, 07/23/2019

Oil rises as US-China trade comments calm markets Oil prices rose on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China after positive comments by Beijing, calming nerves after a round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes had sent markets reeling....
05:51, 08/27/2019

Trump's ambassador Grenell muddled on Merkel comments Ambassador Richard Grenell has again earned the ire of the German public. This time for perpetuating a misleading story about Merkel calling the United States a "rival."...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Germany’s Merkel criticizes Trump comments on congresswomen German Chancellor Angela Merkel is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about Democratic lawmakers of color, saying they run counter to what she considers “the strength of America.”...
13:17, 07/19/2019

Stephen Moore has a history of questionable comments. Here’s a roundup. The former columnist for the National Review and the Wall Street Journal has advocated eliminating child labor laws, mocked women in athletics, joked about AIDS and suggested that closing the gender wage gap would destroy family stability in America....
03:17, 05/02/2019

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to being gay.The Brexit party leader also claimed that...
14:34, 06/04/2019

Trump angry about special counsel’s comments on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing his displeasure with special counsel Robert Mueller’s motives after Mueller blunt dismissal of Trump’s repeated claims that the Russia investigation had cleared him of obstructing jus...
10:17, 05/31/2019

APNewsBreak: Horse racing regulator ousted over comments One of the five commissioners responsible for overseeing New Mexico's horse racing industry has been ousted over comments she made regarding changes in the way horses are tested for certain medications       ...
04:34, 07/20/2019

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trump's China Comments U.S. government-bond yields whipsawed, dropping early in the session before recovering after comments by President Trump about a possible easing in trade tensions with China....
20:51, 08/26/2019

Ellis downplays comments by former US goalkeeper Hope Solo U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis has downplayed critical comments made by former goalkeeper Hope Solo, who said the World Cup-winning coach cracks under pressure Solo criticized Ellis on a podcast       ...
21:51, 06/10/2019

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Wall Street touches new highs after comments by Fed's Powell U.S. stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time on Wednesday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reassured investors about the potential for an interest rate cut later this month...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, not sure 'if or when' she will work again Britney Spears' longtime manager Larry Rudolph has clarified comments he made recently about her career, stating that he doesn't know if or when she might perform again....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Myanmar police hunt 'Buddhist bin Laden' over Suu Kyi comments Ashin Wirathu has long been blamed for inciting hatred against Muslims, in particular the Rohingya minority Myanmar police have issued an arrest warrant for Ashin Wirathu, a firebrand monk known as the “Buddist Bin Laden”, over alleged incendiary rem...
14:00, 05/29/2019

SNL drops Shane Gillis from cast over racist comments Move comes after podcast footage surfaced of comedian making racist, homophobic and misogynistic commentsThe comedian Shane Gillis will not join the cast of Saturday Night Live, the show announced on Monday. Related: Andrew Yang: racist comment by SN...
00:52, 09/17/2019

Biden takes aim at Trump’s defense of his Charlottesville comments Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Tuesday that President Trump was well aware of the true nature of what has been called a white nationalist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017 when he made equivocating comments following violen...
23:17, 04/30/2019

McConnell says all sides should lower ‘temperature’ over Trump comments ​Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday ​defended President Trump ​from accusations of racism after his “go back” ​to where you came from ​tweets about four minority Democrats. “The president is not a racist,” McCon...
02:51, 07/17/2019

Oil rises as U.S.-China trade comments calm markets Oil prices rose on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump predicted a trade deal with China after positive comments by Beijing, calming nerves after a round of tit-for-tat tariff hikes had sent markets reeling....
08:51, 08/27/2019

Schalke chairman under pressure to resign over racist comments • Clemens Tönnies has apologised for remarks about Africa• DFB ethics committee to discuss case on 15 AugustThe Schalke chairman, Clemens Tönnies, is under pressure to resign following widespread condemnation of racist comments he made last week.Spea...
13:51, 08/05/2019

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
13:34, 07/17/2019

Greek minister targeted over comments about quadriplegic candidate Greece's conservative opposition plans to submit on Monday a censure motion against one of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's closest aides whom they charge with humiliating a quadriplegic candidate in upcoming European Parliament elections....
18:51, 05/06/2019

Indian PM Modi under fire for comments on Pakistan airstrike NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been skewered by the opposition for going ahead with an airstrike in Pakistan on the mistaken belief that cloudy skies would help India’s air force avoid radar detection over experts̵...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Steve King Back in Spotlight After Comments on Uighurs In discussing the mass detention and mistreatment of Uighurs, a predominantly Muslim ethnic group, Mr. King of Iowa seemingly joked that he supported Chinese efforts to “force them to eat pork.”...
04:51, 08/28/2019

Macron slams Bolsonaro for 'disrespectful comments' about his wife French President Emmanuel Macron has described his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro as "extremely disrespectful" after the South American leader appeared to mock his wife, Brigitte Macron, in a Facebook post....
22:51, 08/26/2019

US Comments On Hong Kong "Gross Interference": China China on Monday lashed out at the United States for voicing alarm over the jailing of leaders of Hong Kong's democracy movement, calling Washington's comments a "gross interference"....
20:51, 04/29/2019

Analysts believe US, Iran remain far apart despite Trump's comments on talks Analysts doubt much headway has been made between the U.S. and Iran, despite President Donald Trump's comments that Iran would like to engage in talks....
00:00, 07/17/2019

‘I regret it’: Biden apologizes for comments on segregationist lawmakers Biden defended his record on racial issues and reminded voters of his ties to former President Barack Obama, whose popularity in South Carolina remains high....
03:00, 07/07/2019

Trump: Duchess Meghan’s past comments about him were ‘nasty’ The president's choice of words — on the eve of his state visit to Great Britain — echoed his attacks on his 2016 presidential rival, Hillary Clinton, whom he has called a “nasty woman.”...
08:34, 06/03/2019

Navjot Sidhu Gets Another Election Body Notice For Comments Against PM Navjot Sidhu, Congress's star campaigner, has received a notice from the Election Commission over his speech in Bhopal last month in which he had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of stealing money......
21:17, 05/10/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Richard Stallman resigns from MIT following comments about Epstein’s victims Free software advocate and computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from his position at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). The news comes just days after he made comments in an email conversation with othe...
06:52, 09/17/2019

Trump stands by comments about wrongly convicted 'Central Park Five' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago....
02:34, 06/19/2019

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments The German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
14:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Trump’s bizarre tweets and comments about his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed that he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that question asked earlier?...
22:17, 06/21/2019

Democrats rally behind Rashida Tlaib after Palestine, Holocaust comments Democratic leaders were rushing to the defense of freshman Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Monday after she got blasted by Republicans — including President Trump — for comments she made about Jews moving into Palestine after the Holocaust. “Rep...
07:34, 05/14/2019

The Chill YouTube Comments On Game Soundtracks Are A Pleasant Surprise This hour-long video on YouTube, whose title roughly translates to “One hour corridor ‘Chrono Trigger,’” plays the same three-minute “Corridors of Time” track from the game over and over again. It has over 1 million views, and it also has one of the ...
00:51, 08/17/2019

‘I Should Be More Careful With Twitter’: Marianne Williamson on Those Mental Health Comments Ms. Williamson, a spiritual adviser and long shot presidential candidate, stood by her claim that antidepressants are overprescribed, which experts say stigmatizes mental illness....
08:34, 07/27/2019

'SNL' fires Shane Gillis over racist comments just four days after hiring him Shane Gillis was one of three new additions to 'Saturday Night Live" and had described himself as "fat" and from a "white trash town."        ...
03:51, 09/17/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Muller defends title approach after comments from DTM boss Berger Audi's Nico Muller has defended his approach to the DTM title race, after series boss Gerhard Berger emphasised that threatening championship leader Rene Rast was crucial for Muller's career...
14:34, 09/03/2019

Israel Folau dropped by sponsor Asics over homophobic comments • Sportswear company says partnership ‘has become untenable’• Folau facing Australia suspension after breach of contract rulingIsrael Folau has been dropped by Asics in response to homophobic social media posts he published last month. The sportswear...
13:34, 05/08/2019

Holder chides Biden on segregationist-senator comments: ‘Should have used better examples’ Former Attorney General Eric Holder says he understands where former Vice President Joe Biden “was coming from” when Biden earlier this week defended his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.” But ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez sides with Booker over Biden’s segregationists comments WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez inserted herself into the Democratic primary race Thursday, tweeting that Vice President Joe Biden was in the wrong for suggesting Sen. Cory Booker was out of line for criticizing comments Biden made a...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
06:17, 05/14/2019

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were simply him showing that he has “worked across the aisle...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Sirius XM suspends Hank Haney after 'insensitive' LPGA comments Golf commentator Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel after female golf players said his comments about U.S. Women's Open and the LPGA Tour were racist and sexist....
21:17, 05/31/2019

'SNL' fires Shane Gillis over racist comments, four days after hiring him Shane Gillis, one of three new cast members, was dismissed by 'SNL,' which says it regrets not properly vetting new cast members.        ...
03:51, 09/17/2019

GOP vote on Trump's 'go back' comments was an effort to absolve him — and themselves — on racism They also voted to absolve themselves, their party and the voters who elected them – like the ones Trump inspired to chant "send her back" at a rally Wednesday in North Carolina....
00:00, 07/19/2019

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of pedophilic comments were discovered, and there...
23:34, 06/21/2019

Sponsor backs sacking of rugby star after homophobic comments The major sponsor of the Australian rugby team has backed the sacking of Israel Folau for homophobic comments a day after the player renewed his stance in a church sermon....
18:17, 06/17/2019

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

Model Carissa Pinkston lied about being transgender after transphobic comments Fashion model Carissa Pinkston, who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online, now says she's “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Trump shares controversial video recasting his Charlottesville comments The video, produced by a conservative organization, claims journalists committed “malfeasance” by saying Trump had referred to neo-Nazis as “very fine people.”...
10:18, 08/14/2019

Rashida Tlaib criticized over ‘twisted’ comments on Palestine, Holocaust Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib was criticized over the weekend by House Republicans for comments she made about Jews moving into Palestine after the Holocaust. Speaking on the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery” on Friday, the Michigan lawmaker, a Pales...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Holocaust survivors respond to AOC's 'concentration camp' comments in new video Two holocaust survivors responded to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y. concentration camp comments Saturday, and their feelings were resoundingly negative.  ...
00:17, 06/24/2019

Canadian lawyer for Huawei executive cites Trump comments Lawyer for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei arrested in Canada on a U.S. extradition warrant says he’ll try to get the case to not proceed by arguing case against her is politically motivated....
21:51, 05/08/2019

Pete Buttigieg slams Trump administration over Cuccinelli comments South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized the Trump administration for missing "the point" after the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director made tweaks to the famous poem on the State of Liberty and said it was...
12:17, 08/15/2019

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

Trump blasts comments by ECB's Draghi, cites unfair competition U.S. President Donald Trump criticized European Central Bank President Mario Draghi's comments earlier on Tuesday that further monetary policy changes may be needed by the ECB, saying that would spark unfair European competition against the United St...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Megan Rapinoe tackles Trump comments and then moves on. It’s not in her to sidestep. Before shifting her focus to Friday’s quarterfinal against France, the U.S. women’s national team midfielder said she stands by her comments about not visiting the White House....
01:34, 06/28/2019

BJP Leader Plays Down PM Modi's Comments On Balakot Op Amid Criticism As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account of the Balakot airstrike and his suggestion that "clouds would help escape Pakistani radars" drew criticism, a leader of the ruling BJP leader asserted that......
10:34, 05/13/2019

Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for 'enemies' A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers "enemies" in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute, a remark that was later disowned by the Qatari government....
00:34, 05/06/2019

'SNL' fires Shane Gillis due to 'offensive, hurtful and unacceptable' comments "Saturday Night Live" fired one of its most recent hires, Shane Gillis, after videos surfaced in which he used gay and racial slurs, and made other disparaging comments....
00:17, 09/17/2019

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Madhya Pradesh Professor Arrested For Comments On Goddess Saraswati The principal of a government college in Madhya Pradesh's Datia has been arrested and sent to judicial custody for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Goddess Saraswati, the Hindi deity of......
19:51, 06/02/2019

Biden lost top fundraiser days after segregationist comments: report Presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s racial gaffes are now costing him money — the Dem frontrunner lost a top fundraiser just two days after he made controversial comments about his time working with known segregationist senators, according t...
10:34, 06/29/2019

Kim Goldman recalls OJ Simpson car chase, comments on gloves 25 years on: 'They fit!' Amid the 25th anniversary of her brother's murder, Kim Goldman told Fox News why she thought suspect and former football player O.J. Simpson was guilty and recalled the epic car chase that led to his capture....
22:17, 06/15/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 ends higher after Trump trade comments The S&P 500 rebounded from early losses on Friday to snap a four-day losing streak after U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive."...
23:34, 05/10/2019

Malaysia To Question Zakir Naik For Comments Against Malaysian Hindus Malaysian authorities will summon controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation, the government said on......
05:51, 08/16/2019

Giants’ Pat Shurmur: Bills interpreted my Allen comments ‘differently’ The Bills mined bulletin board material from Pat Shurmur’s assessment of Josh Allen before last year’s draft, when the Giants coach said the quarterback had “a chance to be a starter.” On Friday, Shurmur wasn’t providing the opponent with any new mat...
15:34, 09/14/2019

Sterling rises as Germany's Merkel comments on possible Brexit solution Sterling hit a three-week high against the dollar Thursday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a solution to the Irish "backstop" is possible before the October 31 Brexit deadline....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Dems slam Trump for comments to Putin about election meddling President Trump was assailed by Democrats on Capitol Hill on Friday over his smirking, finger-wagging warning to Russian strongman Vladimir Putin not to interfere in the 2020 US election. The two leaders met at the G20 summit in Japan for the first t...
00:34, 06/29/2019

Hank Haney suspended for ‘insensitive comments’ about women’s golf NEW YORK — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women’s Open and that he couldn’t name six players on the LPGA Tour. Han...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran — but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there ...
22:51, 06/18/2019

Not Bothered With Virat Kohli's Comments On Head Coach, Says Gaekwad Anshuman Gaekwad, part of the Cricket Advisory Committee, which will choose the next head coach, said Virat Kohli's comments don't bother the committee....
20:17, 07/31/2019

Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
01:17, 05/09/2019

Barr won’t recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein case, despite earlier comments After consulting Justice Department ethics officials, Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing the sex-trafficking case of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in New York, according to reports. A Justice official told the Associa...
23:17, 07/09/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
01:17, 07/17/2019

Boris Johnson to face court on Brexit campaign comments The frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister must face court questions about his Brexit claims pertaining to the costs of membership of the EU. The case is a private one, brought by a businessman....
19:34, 05/29/2019

Anthony Joshua’s trainer McCracken backed over concussion comments • Rob McCracken ‘knew’ Joshua was concussed against Ruiz Jr• Boxing Board of Control reject claims trainer failed duty of careAnthony Joshua’s trainer Rob McCracken will not face any disciplinary action for saying he allowed his heavyweight to keep f...
23:17, 09/12/2019

Megan Rapinoe on critical comments over Alex Morgan's celebration: 'Wah, wah, wah' U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to critics who hit out at her teammate Alex Morgan over her tea-cup celebration during their win over England on Tuesday....
10:34, 07/04/2019

Lawyers for church leader decry Becerra's comments on client New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....
07:51, 06/08/2019

Trump flips script on Dem outrage over comments on foreign dirt A defiant President Trump pushed back Thursday against the outrage over his comments that he would be open to accepting opposition research from individuals from foreign countries, arguing he should have no obligation to call the FBI in certain cases...
21:00, 06/13/2019

| North Korea criticises Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making "foolish and dangerous" comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to "change paths" if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down....
11:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. Agents Told Huawei Still Blacklisted Despite Trump Comments, Because Nothing Means Anything Last week during the Group of 20 summit in Japan, President Donald Trump announced that U.S. companies could start selling tech components to Huawei, seemingly halting a weeks-long ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
20:51, 07/03/2019

Democrats defend Rashida Tlaib over misrepresented Holocaust comments Party leaders rallied behind the congresswoman after Republicans mischaracterized her ‘calming feeling’ remarksFollow the latest in US politics – liveDemocrats in Congress have rallied behind Rashida Tlaib after Republicans, citing her recent comment...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Buckingham Palace 'displeased' at David Cameron's Queen comments David Cameron's admission that he tried to get the Queen to help him head off Scottish independence has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace....
19:18, 09/19/2019

Stock futures jump after China’s positive comments on trade US stock index futures jumped about 1 percent Thursday morning as China sounded upbeat about its trade talks with the United States, calming investors unnerved by the prospect of a recession. China’s commerce ministry said both sides are discussing t...
16:51, 08/29/2019

Trump's China trade comments send US stocks tumbling Wall Street's main indexes lost more than 1% on Friday after President Donald Trump said U.S. companies should "immediately start looking for an alternative to China" after Beijing officials earlier retaliated by imposing tariffs on U.S. goods....
18:17, 08/23/2019

North Korea criticizes Pompeo over comments on nuke talks A senior North Korean diplomat has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making “foolish and dangerous” comments, after Pompeo said Washington will have to “change paths” if nuclear negotiations with North Korea break down...
15:51, 04/30/2019

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
05:17, 07/15/2019

Ciabatti: Honda boss misinterpreting comments to create controversy Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has accused his Honda counterpart Alberto Puig of misinterpreting his statements in order to manufacturer controversy...
14:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. stocks rising off optimistic comments from Mexico on trade dispute U.S. stocks headed higher in early trading after comments from Mexico's foreign minister injected some optimism into a developing trade dispute.        ...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Pelosi: Trump's comments on foreign election interference 'appalling' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment....
20:17, 06/13/2019

9/11 victim’s son who ripped Ilhan Omar says her comments ‘tore my heart apart’ The son of a woman killed on 9/11 who slammed Rep. Ilhan Omar at the annual Ground Zero memorial service over her comments related to the terror attacks said that her remarks “tore my heart apart.” Nicholas Haros Jr. told Fox News’ Sean Hannity late ...
17:34, 09/12/2019

| All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has moved to clarify comments he made in the wake of Sevu Reece's selection that downplayed the role of gender in domestic violence....
11:17, 07/10/2019

Shawn Mendes Apologizes for Past "Racially Insensitive Comments" Shawn Mendes took to his Instagram Story on Friday night to issue a written apology over what he called "racially insensitive comments" he had made on social media in the......
13:17, 08/25/2019

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face court over Brexit comments Boris Johnson, the favorite to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, must appear in court over allegations he lied to the public about Brexit, a judge ruled on Wednesday....
15:34, 05/29/2019

Trump hits back at Obama for comments about racism in America Trump cited a segment on the TV news show Fox & Friends in response to former president: ‘Obama had 32 mass shootings during his reign’Donald Trump has hit back at Barack Obama after the former president said Americans must “soundly reject language” ...
09:51, 08/07/2019

Kick It Out apologises to Brighton for comments on sacking of Chris Hughton • Organisation sorry for inference sacking linked to ethnicity• Townsend: coaching opportunities ‘worse than square one’The anti-discrimination campaign group Kick It Out has issued an unreserved apology to Brighton following comments by head of deve...
18:51, 05/15/2019

Macron rebukes Bolsonaro for ‘extraordinarily rude’ comments about wife Jair Bolsonaro’s Facebook message mocking Brigitte Macron’s looks escalates diplomatic clash The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has condemned what he called “extraordinarily rude” comments made about his wife, Brigitte, by the far-right Brazilian...
04:17, 08/27/2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cast doubt on whether the central bank's next move would be a rate...
02:51, 05/02/2019

Schalke boss Toennies temporarily steps down over controversial comments Schalke 04 president Clemens Toennies has stepped down as club boss for a period of three months following a board hearing into controversial comments he made last week triggering a racism row....
10:17, 08/07/2019

Twitch Suspends Popular Leftist Streamer After Controversial 9/11 Comments During a Twitch stream earlier this week, popular leftist streamer Hasan Piker made a statement that would, by pretty much any measure, be considered incendiary. “America deserved 9/11, dude,” he said. “Fuck it, I’m saying it.” Today, Twitch suspende...
03:51, 08/24/2019

Bradl: Crutchlow comments not productive for Honda MotoGP development Honda MotoGP test rider Stefan Bradl says Cal Crutchlow's outspoken nature is generally 'not productive' for the development of the manufacturer's bike...
17:17, 08/07/2019

Donald Trump's 'go back' comments were 'genius', says Nigel Farage Brexit leader admits racist remarks about congresswomen made him feel uncomfortable but says they were shrewdNigel Farage has described Donald Trump’s “go back” comments aimed at four congresswomen of colour as “genius”.The US president’s racist rema...
05:17, 08/04/2019

Boris Johnson faces questions over ‘arguably racist’ comments Tory frontrunner says ‘letterbox’ column was defence of women’s right to wear burqaBoris Johnson was forced to defend his ability to represent minority groups in the UK at a Conservative party hustings in Nottingham on Saturday.Johnson and his rival ...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Leibniz biscuit heir criticised over forced labourer comments The heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule....
12:17, 05/15/2019

German rescue captain to sue Italy's Salvini over migrant comments The German captain of a migrant rescue ship will sue Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for defamation, her lawyer said on Friday, intensifying the battle of wills between the charity worker and the far-right leader....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Schalke chairman Tönnies apologizes for Africa comments Schalke chairman Clemens Tönnies has apologized for comments he made linking climate change with overpopulation in Africa       ...
17:51, 08/02/2019

France says won't support Mercosur given Brazil president's climate comments Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was lying when he played down concerns about climate change at the G20 summit in Japan in June, said French President Emmanuel Macron's office on Friday, as Brazil and France continued to clash over the issue....
16:17, 08/23/2019

Trump’s Personal Assistant Was Fired for Comments About Tiffany and Ivanka The personal assistant to President Donald Trump who was fired on Thursday for talking shit about Trump and his family had specifically referred to the president’s relationship with his daughters, among other issues, Politico reported....
21:17, 08/31/2019

Booker says Biden's comments on race are 'causing a lot of frustration and even pain' Former Vice President Joe Biden is "causing a lot of frustration and even pain" through his recent comments on race, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Sunday....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Chiefs' Hill contrite, repentant in first public comments Tyreek Hill was contrite but repentant in his first comments since he was banished from the Kansas City Chiefs following an audio recording in which his then-fiancee accused him of hurting their son       ...
22:17, 07/28/2019

Man harassed with anti-gay comments, attacked in Tribeca subway: Cops A straphanger was attacked at a Tribeca subway station on Sunday night by two men shouting anti-gay statements, cops said. The incident happened around 7 p.m. on a northbound A Train at Chambers Street, according to police. The victim, described as a...
09:17, 05/27/2019

Biden dismisses China's threat to US again despite backtracking on his earlier comments Former Vice President Joe Biden downplayed again the threat of China, saying the Chinese economy or its influence won’t overtake the U.S., reiterating his previous stance that China is not a competitor....
17:17, 05/14/2019

‘I just don’t want to kill 10 million people’: Trump’s comments reverberate in Afghanistan Afghan officials were startled by President Trump’s comments that if he “wanted to win that war, Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”...
16:51, 07/23/2019

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
09:17, 07/16/2019

Judge tells German politician to put up with derogatory online comments A court decision that degrading, misogynistic online posts targeting a Greens lawmaker were "allowable" has met with widespread outrage. Renate Künast called the ruling a "catastrophic signal."...
19:36, 09/20/2019

North Korea says Bolton's missile comments 'more than ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "more than ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated U.N. resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday....
12:34, 05/27/2019

Rep. Harley Rouda derides Trump for comments after call with Putin Rep. Harley Rouda, D-Calif., who sits on the House Oversight Committee, lamented President Donald Trump's tweet about the "Russia hoax" after speaking with the country's president Vladimir Putin, suggesting he should have instead discussed Russian me...
22:34, 05/03/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Wall St. slips as energy drops, investors digest Fed comments U.S. stocks eased further from recent record highs on Thursday as energy shares dropped along with oil prices and investors continued to digest comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Trump says personal assistant was ‘drinking’ when she made 'hurtful' comments President Trump on Friday expressed disappointment over what he described as the “unfortunate” departure this week of his personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout over "hurtful" comments she made to reporters at a recent off-the-record gathering....
18:17, 08/31/2019

UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Roger Mathews Slams "Negative Comments" Towards JWoww and His Family Roger Mathews doesn't want to hear any negativity this Memorial Day. As Jenni "JWoww" Farley enjoys part of the holiday weekend in Las Vegas with her new boyfriend, her ex is......
22:00, 05/27/2019

Julie Chen confronts 'Big Brother' contestant over offensive comments After 'Big Brother' contestant Jack Matthews was evicted from the house on Thursday night's live episode, he sat down with host Julie Chen to discuss his recent controversial remarks....
21:34, 08/09/2019

Priyanka Gandhi's "Cloudy" Jibe On PM Modi's Balakot Comments To the list of swipes at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his comment that clouds helped Indian fighter jets escape Pakistani radars during the Balakot airstrike, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today......
20:51, 05/14/2019

Utah Judge Is Suspended for Making Critical Comments About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of the Taylorsville Municipal Justice Court in Utah may be on the right side of history, but comments he made challenging President Donald Trump have landed him in trouble with Utah’s Supreme Court....
02:00, 05/27/2019

Whoopi Goldberg on Trump's Bahamian migrant comments: 'How can you say this isn't 'racial'? "View" co-host Whoopi Goldberg was outraged Tuesday over how people could say that President Trump wasn't being racist when he said Bahamians needed proper documentation to enter the United States....
21:34, 09/10/2019

China criticizes Britain for 'shameless' comments on Hong Kong China on Wednesday denounced British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt as "shameless", saying it had made a diplomatic complaint to London after he warned of consequences if China neglected commitments made when it took back Hong Kong in 1997....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Australian PM's party drops election candidate over Islamophobic comments Campaigning for a general election later this month, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday he had forced a candidate to quit his Liberal Party because of Islamophobic comments posted on social media....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
01:34, 08/10/2019

Trump doubles down on Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that way....
15:51, 07/29/2019

Utah judge suspended without pay for 6 months after critical comments about Trump A judge in Utah was suspended without pay for six months last week after criticizing President Trump — both online and in court — for his "political incompetence."...
15:34, 05/28/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
05:34, 06/05/2019

Rahul Gandhi's 'Rain-and-Radar' Dig At PM Modi After Balakot Comments Prime Minister Narendra Modi's suggestion that clouds helped Indian fighter planes escape the Pakistani radars during the Balakot strikes drew a dig today from Rahul Gandhi, who added this to a long......
13:00, 05/14/2019

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
16:17, 08/16/2019

Mike Leach won't engage Eric Dickerson on draft comments Washington State coach Mike Leach isn't interested in addressing accusations made by Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson that Leach deliberately talked down the draft stock of a former Cougars running back        ...
00:51, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump Clarifies Those "Nasty" Meghan Markle Comments: "I Think She's Very Nice" President Donald Trump is clarifying some comments he made about Meghan Markle at an earlier time. President Trump arrived in London on Monday morning for a three-day visit where he met......
00:51, 06/05/2019

Trump: Ousted Personal Assistant Made "Hurtful" Comments About Family President Donald Trump said he dismissed his personal assistant, Madeleine Westerhout, after she divulged personal information about the Trump family during an off-the-record dinner with reporters....
12:17, 08/31/2019

Wall St. snaps losing streak after Trump's upbeat trade comments U.S. stocks rebounded from early losses on Friday to snap a four-day losing streak after U.S. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said trade talks between the United States and China were "constructive."...
10:34, 05/11/2019

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea "stupid, moronic, naive."...
05:51, 07/11/2019

MIT scientist resigns over Jeffrey Epstein comments he calls 'misunderstandings and mischaracterizations' The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist who said the alleged sex-abuse victims of an associate of deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were “entirely willing" has resigned....
04:17, 09/17/2019

State hit with 140K public comments on bid to boost private school oversight State education officials have been bombarded with more than 140,000 public comments opposing a plan that would boost governmental control over private and religious schools, The Post has learned. Arguing that more oversight would ensure that all sch...
12:18, 09/12/2019

Iowa GOP chairman: Steve King rape and incest comments are 'outrageous' The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party condemned comments made by Rep. Steve King about the effect that rape and incest has had on the global population....
23:17, 08/16/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, says pop star may work again Meanwhile, the judge overseeing Britney Spears' conservatorship has also ordered a investigation into the team managing the singer's affairs.        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

GOP Rep. Goes Full-Blown Truther In Appalling Child Migrant Detention Comments Texas Republican Rep. Michael Burgess has not visited the Border Patrol detention facility in Clint, TX, where children were reportedly kept in such poor condition that the government finally relocated hundreds of them to a new site. Nevertheless, in...
19:17, 06/25/2019

President Trump Retweets 60 Comments About Russia Probe, China Trade STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking jabs at Democrats for pursuing the Russia probe. Before heading to his golf club in Virginia, he re-tweeted 60 comments siding with him on that and other issues. He mused on rocky trade tal...
20:34, 05/11/2019

Meghan McCain and Seth Meyers spar over Rep. Ilhan Omar comments Meghan McCain and Seth Meyers got into it on "The Late Show" over McCain's comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar. It was uncomfortable, and a welcome change.        ...
01:17, 05/09/2019

Beto O’Rourke likens Trump’s comments to Nazi Germany – video Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has likened the US to Nazi Germany, saying President Donald Trump has been stoking racial tensions. This comes after a mass shooting in El Paso left at least 20 people dead. O’Rourke, who is from El Pas...
23:51, 08/05/2019

Liz Cheney: Ocasio-Cortez's 'concentration camp' comments must be condemned by Democrats Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez', D-N.Y., apparent comparison of southern border facilities to concentration camps must be condemned by Democratic leadership, according to Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo....
05:51, 06/19/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil leads Latam assets lower after Fed comments Latin American currencies and stocks slid on Tuesday, led by Brazil assets, after comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve chief saw traders trim bets of a half-point cut in U.S. interest rates in July. The dollar recovered from three month lows hi...
22:51, 06/25/2019

Brazil fires official after comments on illegal Amazon mining fight A regional head of Brazil's environmental authority was fired on Wednesday, a week after being named, after he made public comments saying he would no longer burn machinery, some of it seized from illegal miners, in an area heavily affected by forest...
22:34, 09/11/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
13:00, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 6-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, according to Chris Stirewalt....
02:00, 07/16/2019

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
21:17, 06/19/2019

Sarah Sanders: 'Lunacy' that infrastructure meeting could've gone on as planned after Pelosi comments White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shot down suggestions that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a White House meeting on infrastructure was a pre-planned stunt, calling it outside the realm of possibility that Trump...
16:34, 05/23/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Amash faces fresh GOP primary challenge after Trump impeachment comments Less than 48 hours after GOP Rep. Justin Amash declared that President Trump "engaged in impeachable conduct," a fellow Republican has vowed to challenge him in the upcoming primary election....
18:34, 05/20/2019

Lionel Messi suspended from Argentina games for three months because of critical comments South American soccer body CONMEBOL has suspended Lionel Messi from international matches with Argentina for three months because of July comments.       ...
03:51, 08/03/2019

Meng Wanzhou: Huawei CFO seeks halt to extradition after Trump comments Lawyers fighting executive’s deportation from Canada to US say president’s comments prove case is politically motivatedHuawei’s chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings, in part based on statements by Donald Trump abo...
05:00, 05/09/2019

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

Tech rally boosts Wall Street after China trade comments Wall Street's main indexes surged on Thursday, boosted by technology stocks, as China sounded hopeful on trade negotiations with the United States, lifting investor sentiment that has been dented by growing worries of a recession....
20:17, 08/29/2019

Asian markets rally after China's trade comments soothe nerves Stocks in Asia rallied on Friday, following Wall Street's lead. Markets are getting a boost after China gave investors a bit of a reason to be optimistic about trade talks with the United States....
06:51, 08/30/2019

Raptors fan arrested after making vulgar comments about Ayesha Curry on live TV A Raptors fan has been charged with mischief after allegedly using "profane phrases" about Ayesha Curry, wife of Warriors star Steph Curry, on TV.       ...
20:34, 06/08/2019

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

The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei after Trump, Mnuchin comments The White House needs to clarify its position on Huawei immediately, specifically whether American actions against the company fall under economic or national security concerns....
03:51, 06/11/2019

United Technologies, Raytheon slip after Trump comments on mega deal Shares of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp pared gains on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was a "little concerned" about their $121 billion merger to create a new aero-defense company....
03:00, 06/11/2019

House votes to condemn Trump’s incendiary comments about lefty ‘Squad’ The US House of Representatives voted to scold President Trump on Tuesday for his “go back” to your country tweets targeting four non-white congresswomen. Following a chaotic debate, reps passed a resolution 240-187 largely along party lines that con...
02:51, 07/17/2019

YouTube removed 17,000 channels, 500 million comments under new hateful conduct policy YouTube has removed more than 17,000 channels and 100,000 videos, along with at least 500 million comments, since the company announced a broad crackdown on hate speech in June....
14:34, 09/04/2019

Virginia Beach staffer fired for ‘threatening’ comments on mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — A Virginia Beach city employee has been fired and charged with disturbing the peace after supervisors say she threatened them during a meeting about the deadly mass shooting that erupted in a city building in May. It’s the...
08:00, 07/13/2019

Deontay Wilder's comments about opponent's death 'against the spirit of our sport,' WBC president says Boxing star Deontay Wilder’s comments about his upcoming bout with Dominic Breazeale were “against the spirit of our sport,” WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman said on social media Thursday....
14:34, 05/17/2019

Booker says Biden's comments on working with segregationists were 'hurtful' to many African-Americans Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said that comments made last week by former Vice President Joe Biden about working with white segregationist lawmakers during his time as a senator were “hurtful” to many African-Americans....
00:17, 06/24/2019

Full text: Pelosi announces resolution responding to Trump's comments Dear Democratic Colleague,On Sunday, it was a sign to us that the Catholic Gospel reading was that of the Good Samaritan, where Jesus teaches us to love our neighbors as ourselves and treat them with mercy. Trump’s ICE raids this weekend are the oppo...
03:51, 07/16/2019

‘I’m not saying I’m an angel’: Stephen Moore, Trump’s likely Fed nominee, apologizes for comments about women Moore said he would fight on for the Fed seat and told a conservative radio show that the nation would see the "biggest sell-off in stock market history" if a liberal won the White House in 2020....
22:00, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 5-Huawei CFO to seek extradition stay citing Trump comments Huawei's chief financial officer intends to seek a stay on extradition proceedings in part based on statements by President Donald Trump about the case, which her lawyers say disqualifies the United States from pursuing the matter in Canada....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Chase Winovich curbing his bold comments after being drafted by New England Patriots At Michigan, Chase Winovich was known for lots of brash talk. But now as a rookie with the Patriots, the DE is making sure not to step out of line.        ...
13:17, 06/06/2019

Britain summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong comments: Reuters Britain has summoned China's ambassador following "unacceptable" comments he made over London's criticism of the situation in Hong Kong, a source told Reuters....
00:34, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump roils markets with comments on China trade, Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was not ready to make a deal with China and even called a September round of trade talks into question, reviving concerns on financial markets that the bilateral dispute is unlikely to end anytime soon....
01:34, 08/10/2019

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
00:51, 05/30/2019

Hogan Gidley: Media coverage of Trump's 'dirt' comments misleading White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley said Thursday that the media is distorting President Trump’s latest controversial comments on taking opposition research from foreign nations and that the president would turn over any “nefarious” infor...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Dow, stocks dive off Trump's latest comments on US-China trade war Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street Friday after President Donald Trump called on U.S. companies to consider alternatives to doing business in China       ...
01:51, 08/24/2019

Hank Haney's racist and sexist comments were unsurprising in the world of golf Women’s golf is full of brilliant athletes from a huge variety of backgrounds. It can be tough to find out more about their stories thoughOn Wednesday, I sat in a room with media executives working on a pitch for a series about the LPGA. We discussed...
17:17, 05/30/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
19:34, 06/13/2019

Nancy Pelosi calls Trump’s comments on foreign assistance appalling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election....
19:17, 06/13/2019

House GOP leaders condemn Steve King for 'appalling' rape comments Embattled Rep. Steve King said the human population might not exist if not for rape and incest on Wednesday, drawing scorn — and renewed calls to resign — from scores of Democrats and some in his own party. The Iowa Republican, who was speaking at a...
23:17, 08/14/2019

Mario Lopez apologizes for 'ignorant' comments about parenting and gender identity TV personality Mario Lopez has apologized for comments made during a recent podcast appearance in which he said it was "dangerous" for parents to allow their children to pick their gender identities at young ages....
05:17, 08/01/2019

Immigration judge violated Hatch Act with pro-Hillary Clinton comments, ruling says The fine against Carmene "Zsa Zsa" DePaolo was the maximum possible civil penalty that she faced under the Hatch Act for her comments about Hillary Clinton's immigration plan at a deportation hearing....
22:51, 09/17/2019

Ian Holloway clarifies Brexit handball comments, denies blaming EU for new VAR rule Ian Holloway has moved to clarify his comments over Brexit and the new handball law, arguing its introduction at the same time as VAR's arrival in the Premier League has caused chaos....
19:34, 08/21/2019

'The world is watching': US house condemns Trump over racist comments – video The US House of Representatives voted to condemn Donald Trump for ‘racist comments’ against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming the president and the fellow Republicans who stood by him. 'The world is watching, an...
02:17, 07/18/2019

Democrats' Comments Give Health-Care Stocks a Stronger Pulse Beaten-down health-care stocks are seeing some relief after most Democratic presidential candidates shied away from forcefully endorsing plans to nationalize the U.S. health insurance industry...
07:34, 06/28/2019

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

House Democrat walks back comments about Mueller testimony date A member of the House Judiciary Committee walked back comments made earlier Sunday that a “tentative date” of May 15 has been reached for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before the panel, cautioning that nothing has been agreed ...
00:17, 05/06/2019

China slams UK over Hong Kong comments and warns against interfering in unrest China has launched a stinging attack on Britain for interfering in Hong Kong and said the Government has made "inappropriate remarks" on the country's unrest....
19:00, 07/03/2019

Megan Rapinoe won’t back down, says ‘I stand by the comments I made’ about the White House The U.S. soccer star said her protest is about using the platform she has been given "for good, and for leaving the game in a better place and hopefully the world in a better place."...
18:00, 06/27/2019

Michelle Wie blasts ex-Tiger coach Hank Haney over racist comments LPGA golfer Michelle Wie blasted Hank Haney on Wednesday after the famed instructor made racist and sexist comments about South Korean golfers on his SiriusXM radio show. In discussing the U.S. Women’s Open, which is set to begin play at the Co...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Trump deflects criticism for Baltimore comments, calls Congressman ‘racist’ Facing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his critics and sought to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist....
00:17, 07/30/2019