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Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying

Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government....

Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying

Source: nytimes.com

Judge drops one charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig in foreign lobbying case Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed a count of making false and misleading statements to the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, unit....
2019-08-07 00:16

Former White House Officials Say President Trump ‘Is Lying’ Over Claims Obama Tried to Meet With Kim Jong Un Two former high-level White House officials flatly denied President Donald Trump’s claims on Sunday that President Barack Obama repeatedly sought meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a joint news conference with South Korean Presid...
2019-07-01 00:32

Judge dismisses one lying charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dropped one of two criminal charges against President Barack Obama's White House counsel Greg Craig for allegedly making false statements about his work for Ukraine....
2019-08-07 07:48

Trial for Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner starts with a focus on 2016 meeting, op-ed Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials and an opinion piece Flynn published online on ele...
2019-07-16 04:16

Woman Fired For Giving Free Meal To Boy Accused Of Lying, Says His Mother It's been a whirlwind week in Canaan, New Hampshire, with television cameras descending on the town of fewer than 4,000 after news of a cafeteria worker being fired for giving a student a free meal......
2019-05-25 06:48

Lawyer for British woman accused of lying about being gang raped in Cyprus quits A lawyer representing a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with falsely accused 12 Israeli men of rape in Cyprus has quit the case over a "serious disagreement" with his client....
2019-08-08 13:00

In Khashoggi Murder Trial, Absence of Crown Prince Aide Stands Out As Saudi Arabia tries to end the furor caused by the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s trial of 11 suspects has been criticized for its secrecy and slow pace, and for the prosecutors’ decision not to charge a close aide to the crow...
2019-06-22 15:32

Main Accused In Smriti Irani Aide's Murder Arrested The main accused in the murder of a former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, was arrested by the police today, news......
2019-05-31 13:16

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S. must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies, even though USTR viewed those prices as "distorted...
2019-07-17 06:48

Biden wants Obama-era foreign policy — including return to Iran nuclear deal Joe Biden will rewind the clock on American foreign policy back to the Obama administration if he’s elected president, the former veep said during a speech at the CUNY Graduate Center on Thursday. That includes a return to the Iran nuclear deal — ado...
2019-07-12 03:48

Judge dismisses one count against ex-Obama counsel Greg Craig days before trial A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Greg Craig less than a week before the scheduled start of his trial for for allegedly making false statements about his work on behalf of Russian-backed former Ukrainian P...
2019-08-07 00:48

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020....
2019-07-10 22:16

Trial opens in Germany of couple in extremist ricin plot A 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife have gone on trial on charges they were preparing a biological attack in the name of the Islamic State using the deadly toxin ricin...
2019-06-07 13:48

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
2019-08-11 17:32

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an attempt from the Philippine government to intimidate journalists. Ressa, the editor of influential n...
2019-07-23 23:48

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member....
2019-06-12 02:01

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
2019-06-19 04:48

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special c...
2019-06-19 13:16

Accused gym perv’s lawyer uses he’s ‘handsome’ defense at trial Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself on women. “He’s in great shape, he’s a handsome g...
2019-05-30 13:32

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
2019-07-12 20:48

Woman accused of beating mom over game volume to stand trial YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman will stand trial on allegations she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game too loudly on the radio. A judge ruled Wednesday that Delor...
2019-05-23 14:48

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
2019-06-19 15:48

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert ...
2019-06-04 08:48

Lawyer invokes Marvin Gaye in trial of son accused of trying to murder dad A defense attorney for a Columbia University graduate accused of bludgeoning his father in a battle over his late mom’s estate invoked Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in an unusual opening statement Tuesday. “In that song, he said, ‘Fathe...
2019-07-24 03:32

Priests accused of abusing deaf Argentine students on trial Downcast and sitting in a wheelchair as his historic trial began in Argentina, the Rev. Nicola Corradi didn’t look like the man former students at an institute for the deaf say was the force behind years of “indescribable” torment through alleged abu...
2019-08-05 18:00

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
2019-06-12 14:32

Trial for priests accused of abusing deaf Argentine students Ezequiel Villalonga signs frantically with his hands to express the power he feels after years of suffering now that the priests whom he and other former students at an Argentine institute for the deaf accuse of abuse are finally going to trial...
2019-08-04 22:16

Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for June SAN DIEGO (AP) — The court martial of a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 is scheduled to start June 10. Navy spokesman Brian O’Rourke says the trial should last about two weeks. It had been schedu...
2019-05-24 22:48

Surgeon left 57-inch wire inside patient's body after angioplasty, lawyer claims as malpractice trial opens Opening statements were heard in a Nevada courtroom this week in a trial over a Las Vegas man's claim that a surgeon left a 57-inch wire inside his body nearly 15 years ago....
2019-06-13 07:32

New York jury begins deliberations in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
2019-06-19 18:16

New York jury reaches verdict in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday reached a verdict in the case of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
2019-06-19 21:00

Accused jealous mastermind of murder-for-hire slaying of Dallas dentist goes on trial The murder-for-hire saga that has enraptured a Texas city for nearly four years will soon come to an end as the woman called the “mastermind” of the plot that killed a local dentist faces the courtroom jury on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:48

Teenager accused of throwing French boy from London gallery to stand trial next year A British teenager will go on trial next year accused of throwing a six-year-old French boy from a 10th-floor viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern gallery....
2019-08-08 14:48

Ashton Kutcher testifies in trial of alleged serial killer accused of murdering his friend Ashton Kutcher testified on Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes including one woman, Ashley Ellerin, who was friends with the actor. ...
2019-05-30 02:48

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
2019-06-04 03:32

Tate Modern incident: Teenager accused of trying to kill six-year-old boy will undergo psychiatric assessment before trial A teenager accused of trying to kill a six-year-old boy by throwing him off a Tate Modern viewing platform will be psychiatrically assessed ahead of his trial, the Old Bailey heard today....
2019-08-09 03:32

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defens...
2019-05-31 04:16

Green Beret accused of killing suspected Taliban bomb maker facing 'agonizing' wait for trial, wife says The family of a decorated former Green Beret who is charged with killing a suspected Taliban bomb maker  in 2010 is facing another roadblock in the military justice system, his wife told “Fox & Friends” on Saturday....
2019-08-25 08:00

Biden can’t ride Obama’s coattails, because Obama isn’t liberal enough for today’s Democratic Party Joe Biden frequently reminds us of his partnership with former President Barack Obama. He hopes that nostalgia for the Obama administration will help him get the Democratic nomination and put him in the White House....
2019-07-19 21:32

‘I Thought I Was Meeting a Nerd:’ Michelle Obama Shares Her First Time Meeting Barack Obama Like I’ve said before, the America in which I reside is currently single and is using this time to rediscover itself after the Obamas’ departure from the blackest administration in history....
2019-07-07 22:32

A Lobbying Ban Isn’t Enough Yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made quite a splash on Twitter by announcing that she would be willing to work with Ted Cruz on a bill to permanently ban former members of Congress from registering as lobbyists....
2019-06-01 04:16

What Exactly Is Lobbying? Last week, in a Twitter exchange, New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Texas Senator Ted Cruz finally agreed on something: Both officials have joined forces and emphasized a need to limit the ability of former members of Congress from...
2019-06-17 22:48

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations a...
2019-05-23 22:32

US Chipmakers Said to Be Quietly Lobbying to Ease Huawei Ban American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the US government to ease its ban on sales to Huawei, people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
2019-06-17 07:32

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."        ...
2019-07-03 23:48

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since ...
2019-05-24 08:32

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
2019-05-31 00:32

US chipmakers are reportedly quietly lobbying to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, people familiar with the situation said....
2019-06-17 08:32

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
2019-07-18 00:32

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
2019-06-06 10:16

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
2019-08-16 14:16

A Reminder That if Someone Says You Can't Park Somewhere They Might Be Lying There it is. The perfect parking spot, right up until you notice a completely sketchy ‘no-parking’ sign, or a suited-up bellboy telling you that, for sure, you can’t park here, it’s definitely illegal. Friend, I’m here to tell you they might be lying...
2019-07-11 23:16

A$AP Rocky, Hero, Reportedly Ghosted on Thanking Trump for Lobbying to Get Him Out of Jail Two of Trump’s top African American supporters told Yahoo News they’re upset with rapper A$AP Rocky and his team of managers and lawyers for apparently snubbing them, uhh, I mean, snubbing Trump, after the rapper was released from Swedish jail earlie...
2019-08-23 18:32

U.S. jury finds partner of former Trump adviser guilty of secretly lobbying A U.S. jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, over charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey, a Department of Justice spokesman said....
2019-07-24 00:32

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
2019-06-05 23:00

Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey The ruling could reverberate against Mr. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, who had agreed to testify in the case before backing out....
2019-07-23 22:16

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 03:48

Wolff annoyed Mercedes' F1 rivals lobbying for return to 2018 tyres Toto Wolff believes Pirelli has been targeted by opportunistic lobbying to bring back its 2018 tyres in a bid end Mercedes' dominant start to the Formula 1 season...
2019-06-09 11:16

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
2019-06-08 06:00

Report: U.S. Soccer hires lobbying firms to argue that USWNT pay-gap claims not accurate The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired two lobbying firms to argue that there is no pay gap between the USWNT and the men, according to a report.       ...
2019-08-08 09:00

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New...
2019-05-31 02:48

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
2019-08-05 23:32

U.S. jury convicts business partner of ex-Trump adviser of secretly lobbying for Turkey A jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, on charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey....
2019-07-24 03:48

Jury Convicts Business Partner of Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn of Illegal Lobbying (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric w...
2019-07-24 07:48

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governme...
2019-06-14 05:16

Trump Says Iran Is ‘Lying’ About CIA Spy Claim (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Iran is lying about having arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country’s nuclear and military sites. “That’s totally a f...
2019-07-23 00:00

CHEAP: A 9.7-inch iPad? For $249? You must be lying (I’m not!) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Often, when I am lying in my bed or lounging on the sofa, I don’t particularly enjoy reading articles or watching videos on my phone’s (relatively) small screen. ...
2019-08-21 19:16

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'He always makes it obvious when he’s lying' Late-night hosts turned their attention to the 2020 campaign trail and ‘the 124th wild presidency week in a row’Late-night hosts joked about the 2020 presidential campaign trail and the strategies that Donald Trump and his Democratic opponents have b...
2019-06-13 20:32

Rwandan man gets eight years in U.S. prison for lying about genocide role A Rwandan man was sentenced on Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of concealing his involvement in the African nation's 1994 genocide in hopes of gaining asylum in the United States....
2019-07-01 22:16

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation After Facebook refused to take down a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi that made her appear drunk, the House Speaker went on the attack. She said that the social media network's willingness to leave up an obviously false video shows it wasn't...
2019-05-30 12:32

Lying-Ass Sean Spicer to Compete on Dancing With the Stars The fall for lying white men from the Trump administration is never really a fall. In fact, the “fall” is really just a series of shitty interviews in which the former White House employee laughs about the lies he told or basically sells himself as a...
2019-08-22 11:00

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Contin...
2019-08-17 00:16

'We saw him lying in the street': how a police killing changed our lives On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
2019-08-10 01:16

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
2019-07-24 01:32

Nebraska man arrested after lying to officers about identity while wearing name tag: police A Nebraska man wanted on two warrants was arrested Tuesday after he tried giving police a false name while wearing his real one on a badge around his neck, authorities said....
2019-05-23 19:32

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working as a government informant. Saed Rabah, 46, pleaded guilty in December 2018 to one coun...
2019-05-25 05:16

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
2019-07-11 18:48

How Do You Know When the President Is Lying? Sarah ‘Suckabee’ Sanders’ Mouth Is Moving White House press secretary Sarah “Suckabee” Sanders, a.k.a. Satan’s favorite kitten heel, said Thursday that President Trump didn’t plan his abrupt departure from a meeting with congressional leaders and he just happened to have a cardboard cutout w...
2019-05-24 00:32

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
2019-07-16 10:00

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States downed an Iranian drone....
2019-07-20 00:32

Huawei CEO Lying Over Ties to China Government, US Secretary of State Says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government....
2019-05-24 12:16

Mysterious ‘untouched’ In-N-Out burger found lying on Queens street This isn’t a nothingburger. A New York man found a pristine In-N-Out double double sitting untouched on a Queens block — and told The Post on Sunday that he’s in “shock” over the case of mystery meat. “It genuinely...
2019-07-22 07:16

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
2019-07-19 21:16

El Chapo is lying about prison life to plot an escape: prosecutors Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is only whining about his lack of earplugs and outdoor activity as an elaborate ruse to escape prison ahead of sentencing, according to a new court filing. Guzman, 61, claimed earlier this month he’d been f...
2019-05-25 05:16

Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China government: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant....
2019-05-24 05:00

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...
2019-05-22 03:16

Florida Dem admits lying about treating Pulse shooting victims: 'I just made it up' A woman who ended her campaign for the Florida House of Representatives this week reportedly admitted Thursday that she lied about being a doctor and treating victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, according to a charging affidavit....
2019-07-20 14:16

UPDATE 2-U.S.'s Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China govt -CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant....
2019-05-23 16:32

Kenya's president blunt on scourge of al-Shabab: 'I would be lying to you if I said that we had dealt with the problem' Wedged in the middle of chaos, bordered by the long-running instability of South Sudan to the northwest and Somalia to the east, the East African nation of Kenya is striving to maintain the feeble balance of welcoming refugees while securing their bo...
2019-07-03 17:32

Kellyanne Conway Accuses AOC of Lying About Abhorrent Conditions in Immigration Jails After visiting an immigrant detention center in Texas yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that immigrants jailed there had been told to drink water from toilets. Naturally, the White House latched onto the claim, deploying Kellyan...
2019-07-03 13:00

Rwandan man gets 8 years in jail for lying in asylum bid about role in 1994 genocide A Rwandan man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Monday after he was convicted of deceiving immigration officials about his involvement in his nation's 1994 genocide....
2019-07-04 02:32

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the attack — and are lying about it now....
2019-06-02 02:16

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fig...
2019-06-14 18:16

Universal Orlando employee calms child with autism by lying on the floor with him Mom Lenore Koppelman gave props to a Universal Orlando employee for the empathetic and creative way she handled her son's "autistic meltdown."        ...
2019-06-10 20:16

‘The Bachelorette’ finale implodes as Hannah breaks up with the ‘winner’ for lying about another woman Rumors have swirled for weeks that Jed Wyatt, the frontrunner, had a girlfriend back home. Hannah Brown confronted him in a messy (but riveting) episode....
2019-07-31 19:01

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with i...
2019-05-30 00:16

Prosecutors: Alleged Sacramento cop killer was lying in wait with an illegal assault rifle California prosecutors filed a murder charge Friday alleging that a Sacramento man was lying in wait when he used one of two illegal assault rifles to kill a rookie police officer        ...
2019-06-22 06:16

Melania Trump reportedly told Donald that Christine Blasey Ford was ‘lying’ A new book says that first lady Melania Trump told her husband she thought Christine Blasey Ford was lying when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee against Justice Brett Kavanaugh. “You know that woman is lying, don’t you?” Melania Tr...
2019-07-08 13:32

Taylor Swift slammed for alleged lying and bullying after attacking former label boss After Taylor Swift blasted Big Machine Records founder Scott Borchetta in a Tumblr blog on Sunday, a member of the country record label's board of directors accused the singer of trying to "rewrite history."...
2019-07-02 19:48

Friend of Ohio mass shooter faces federal charges for allegedly lying on gun form A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people in Dayton was charged on Monday with lying about his drug use on a form when he bought a gun and told authorities that he bought body armor and firearm accessories for the shooter, a federal prosecutor ...
2019-08-13 05:16

Lara Trump lashes out after CNN host accuses her of 'lying' about rally crowd's ‘Send her back!’ chant Lara Trump fired back Saturday against critics who’ve asserted that the “Send her back!” chant at President Trump’s recent rally in North Carolina was planned, instead of a spontaneous crowd response....
2019-07-21 09:16

What can I use instead of chillies? | Kitchen Aide Chillies provide not only heat, but also sweetness, smokiness or sourness to your cooking – unsurprisingly, there are alternative sourcesI’m frustrated by how many savoury recipes in Feast contain chilli – the first seven in the 8 June issue alone. I...
2019-06-28 14:16

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
2019-06-07 07:00

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
2019-08-10 03:48

Lobbying cost of US cap-and-trade bill estimated at 1% its climate cost Enlarge / House Republicans hold a press conference opposing part of the Waxman-Markey Bill with the help of a chart representing... something. (credit: Talk Radio News Service/flickr) Lobbying is ostensibly a way to inform politicians about issues...
2019-05-29 22:16

Family and friends of woman who died in Dominican Republic claim authorities are lying about past 'several heart attacks' On Monday, Dominican Republic Public Health Minister Rafael Sanchez Cardenas said at a press conference that Leyla Cox, a New York hospital MRI technician who died suddenly on June 10 in her room at the Excellence resort, had an enlarged heart, high ...
2019-06-19 20:00

Key Aide Will Appear Alongside Mueller During Hearings A top aide to Robert S, Mueller III will sit next to the former special counsel at Wednesday’s Judiciary Committee hearing, an unusual arrangement sought by Mr. Mueller....
2019-07-23 22:16

As a Muslim, I can’t cook with alcohol – what can I use instead? | Kitchen aide Halal vinegar, heavily spiced stock, grape juice vinegar ... there are lots of alternatives that fit the billLots of recipes include red wine (for meat, pasta sauce etc) or white wine (chicken, fish, chicken, risotto etc), but as a Muslim, I can’t co...
2019-05-31 15:32

Why does my gnocchi turn to mush? | Kitchen Aide When it comes to gnocchi, not all potatoes are made equal, and they must be dry. And go easy on the flour ...• Do you have a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comI have tried making gnocchi a few times. I follow the recipes (of which I have t...
2019-08-10 01:16

Teacher’s aide gets 5 years for sex with special-needs student A twisted former teacher’s aide in Pennsylvania will spend at least five years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old special-needs girl — who hopes he rots behind bars for taking her “happiness away,” according to a report. Jean Pierre Larue, 3...
2019-08-02 01:32

Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot: PM's aide Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary said on Sunday, hours after a failed coup attempt was reported in a federal state north of the capital....
2019-06-23 07:32

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
2019-06-24 04:32

Trump Is "Deadly Serious" On Imposing Tariffs On Mexico, Says Top Aide Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Mexico over immigration on Sunday as a top aide warned that the US president is "deadly serious" about imposing tariffs on imports from the southern neighbor....
2019-06-03 11:16

Flap over Lt. Gov. aide’s firing roils Kentucky leadership FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When the Kentucky governor’s chief of staff authorized the firing of a top aide to the lieutenant governor he “overstepped his boundaries,” Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said Tuesday, ratcheting up an unsettling elec...
2019-06-18 20:00

Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division From his perch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti has waged war on fellow Democrats. The party leadership has had enough....
2019-07-14 02:48

AOC’s top aide admits Green New Deal about the economy, not climate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff recently admitted that the Green New Deal was not conceived as an effort to deal with climate change, but instead a “how-do-you-change-the-entire economy thing” -- a remark likely to fuel Republican clai...
2019-07-12 17:16

AOC aide faces Fed investigation amid resignation: report The controversial chief of staff for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who resigned on Friday is currently being investigated by federal officials, a new report says....
2019-08-04 18:32

A year later, little impact after denying Trump aide dinner LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Tourism in a small Virginia town has suffered little in the year since The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Roanoke Times reports that Lexington...
2019-06-24 00:48

Pak Trying To Stop Extradition Of Dawood Ibrahim's Top Aide To US: Report Pakistani diplomats in London are making all-out efforts to prevent the extradition of D-Company's top lieutenant Jabir Motiwala to the United States....
2019-07-02 09:16

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Co...
2019-06-20 11:32

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
2019-07-17 08:01

Bevin aide: Governor’s pension plan has enough votes to pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After weeks of struggling to win over some reluctant lawmakers, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s team is confident that enough votes have been rounded up to pass his pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session, a ke...
2019-06-20 04:48

Poland: Ex-aide found guilty in crash that killed president WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A court in Poland has found a former government official guilty of negligence in the 2010 airplane flight to Russia that ended in a crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others. The court in Warsaw court ruled that T...
2019-06-13 16:48

Aide to winning candidate of India's ruling BJP shot dead An aide to an Indian ruling party candidate, who recently defeated Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi for a seat in parliament, was shot dead overnight, police said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 10:48

Hope Hicks, Don McGahn aide subpoenaed by House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and an aide to former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel. The subpoenas direct Hicks to turn ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
2019-06-22 22:16

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló soon to resign? Aide says not yet Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was expected to resign amid a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
2019-07-24 19:32

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s ad...
2019-06-22 00:32

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
2019-05-24 19:32

Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty to New York charges Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether the new...
2019-06-28 06:48

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration’s “immigration czar.”...
2019-05-21 14:38

Sen Mitch McConnell Trips and Breaks Shoulder in Kentucky: Aide LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fall Sunday, a spokesman said. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home Sunday mo...
2019-08-05 02:48

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections....
2019-06-14 04:32

Trump ex-aide Manafort moved to Manhattan, arraignment seen near: source Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was transferred to a detention facility in Manhattan on Monday ahead of an expected arraignment on state charges in New York, a person familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-18 06:16

Huskers bring back A&M aide Will Bolt as Erstad’s successor LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Texas A&M assistant Will Bolt is returning to Nebraska to become the Cornhuskers’ head baseball coach. Nebraska athletic director Bill Moos announced the hiring Friday. Bolt played on Nebraska teams that reached the College...
2019-06-15 03:16

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Repub...
2019-06-20 05:48

Ex-Trump top aide Hope Hicks to testify before House panel Ex-White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Trump, has agreed to give a closed-door interview to the House Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday. Hicks last week agreed to supply ...
2019-06-13 05:16

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-06-18 12:16

"Kamala Harris Wasn't Afraid": Senator's Aide After Man Snatched Her Mic A man described as an animal rights activist disrupted a political event at which Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., spoke on Saturday, snatching a microphone out of the presidential candidate's hand as......
2019-06-02 10:00

Ex-Clinton aide says she would 'ankle dive' to stop Hillary from running again Jennifer Palmieri wants to spare her former boss the misery she would encounter in another presidential run, saying she would "ankle dive at the door" to prevent it....
2019-07-11 22:16

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime ministers meet to discuss the contaminated oil on the Druzhba pipeline, an aide for Kozak...
2019-05-23 11:32

"Was Detained At Home, Home Minister Lying": Farooq Abdullah Breaks Down National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah today contradicted Union Home Minister Amit Shah's comment in parliament that he has "neither been detained nor arrested". "I was detained in my house.........
2019-08-06 15:16

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even tho...
2019-06-02 19:00

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is mentioned in the Mueller report more than 180 times....
2019-06-18 13:16

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total of 212 times....
2019-07-09 04:32

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a ...
2019-07-09 07:32

Trump blasts decision to let aide accompany Mueller to testimony: 'VERY UNFAIR' President Trump on Tuesday blasted the House Judiciary Committee's decision to let former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s top aide on the Russia investigation accompany him during his testimony before House lawmakers on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 04:00

Boris Johnson's Top Aide Says Lawmakers Can't Stop No-Deal Brexit: Report Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, according......
2019-08-04 12:32

Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks To Talk Behind Closed Doors To Investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a......
2019-06-19 06:32

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to talk behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-06-18 23:48

Yoga Guru Ramdev's Close Aide Discharged From AIIMS In Rishikesh Yoga Guru Ramdev's close aide Acharya Bal Krishna on Saturday was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh....
2019-08-25 03:48

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....
2019-06-13 21:00

Donald Trump's Former Aide, Paul Manafort To Plead Not Guilty In New York Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, is expected to plead not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state......
2019-06-27 22:48

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to testify behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
2019-06-19 07:32

Johnson's top aide says UK lawmakers can't stop no-deal Brexit: Sunday Telegraph Lawmakers will be unable to prevent a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 even if they dismiss Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, the Sunday Telegraph reported....
2019-08-03 23:48

Nitish Kumar's Close Aide RCP Singh To Join Modi Cabinet 2.0 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's close aide RCP Singh is set to be the Janata Dal United nominee in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. RCP Singh is one of the most powerful leaders in......
2019-05-30 10:48

Ocasio-Cortez unleashes lawyer on campaign aide who penned memoir Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez unleashed her lawyer on a former campaign aide who wrote a book about her victory over former Congressman Joseph Crowley. Ocasio-Cortez’s legal counsel sent a cease and desist letter to Latino activist Ramon Ramirez for his s...
2019-06-18 00:48

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks frustrates Democrats with limited testimony Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, drew fire from Democrats on Wednesday for not answering questions during a closed House Judiciary Committee session about whether her former boss broke the law....
2019-06-19 18:16

School aide resigns after telling noisy students they could be ‘picking cotton’ instead An Oregon school district employee has resigned after reprimanding a noisy group of students, telling them they were lucky they weren’t “picking cotton,” officials said. The unidentified North Clackamas School District instructional assistant made t...
2019-06-12 22:16

School aide describes moment bullied teen stabbed classmate A Bronx school aide testified Tuesday about the moment he realized he was covered in blood after an allegedly bullied student fatally plunged a switchblade into a classmate’s chest. “I realized I had blood all over my clothes and my hands...
2019-07-03 00:00

Ethiopia premier's aide named to lead restive Amhara region Ethiopia's Amhara Democratic Party (ADP) named the security adviser to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as head of the restive Amhara region on Monday after his predecessor was killed in a violent attempt to seize power there....
2019-07-15 17:32

Democrats Angered by HUD’s Hiring of Trump Aide Who Quit After Racist Posts Senate Democrats want to know why Eric Blankenstein, a former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official, has been hired to an agency that enforces fair housing laws....
2019-07-02 09:16

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 13:48

Sen. Markey apologizes to Rep. Kennedy for 'insensitivity' of aide's mental-health retweet Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., found himself apologizing Tuesday after a top campaign aide retweeted a message about "mental health issues" in the family of Rep. Joe Kennedy, a potenial challenger for Markey's Senate seat....
2019-08-21 14:00

Trump's former aide Hope Hicks to face Congress over Mueller and Russia – live Ex-communications chief to testify behind closed doorsTa-Nehisi Coates to speak on funds for slaves’ descendantsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.14pm BST Hope Hicks, former White House communications director, is the first witn...
2019-06-19 15:32

"Local Political Rivalry": Cops On Smriti Irani Aide's Killing In Amethi Three people have been arrested in the murder of a former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, the police said on......
2019-05-27 14:48

Trump instructed top aide to call China to warn more tariffs were coming: sources As a tense meeting with top advisers on China trade talks ended, President Donald Trump turned to trade adviser Robert Lighthizer and told him to call China to warn that new tariffs were coming, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
2019-08-03 07:48

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to closed-door appearance before House panel Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to give a closed-door interview to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday...
2019-06-12 23:32

North Korea Calls Trump Security Aide ''War Maniac'' Over Missile Comment North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "war maniac" who should be banished, just as President Donald Trump offered a positive outlook on relations with......
2019-05-27 16:00

Aide to New York Assemblyman Felix Ortiz busted for allegedly stealing $80K from campaign A top staffer to veteran Brooklyn state Assemblyman Felix Ortiz was busted Thursday for allegedly stealing $80,000 from a campaign account, officials said. Maruf Alam, 29, of Kensington, served as Ortiz’s chief of staff and represented the Assembly m...
2019-08-08 22:16

Pelosi refuses to engage with White House aide Kellyanne Conway over wealth The White House counselor — who lives in a $7.7 million mansion — took aim at Pelosi’s wealth after the speaker said she would negotiate with the president, not his staff....
2019-05-23 22:16

Ilhan Omar promotes ex-Hillary aide's unhinged anti-Trump attacks Former Hillary Clinton aide Peter Daou's fiery attacks on the president got a boost from Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who retweeted a series of his claims about the state of the nation in 2019....
2019-07-03 00:00

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
2019-07-19 18:48

Ex-Trump aide Hicks denies involvement in hush money talks: lawyer An attorney for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks denied on Friday that she was involved in discussions during the 2016 presidential campaign about a hush-money payment to a porn star who claimed to have had a sexual encounter wit...
2019-07-19 20:00

Italy aide linked to Russia funding accusations frequented Moscow: BuzzFeed An aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, at the center of accusations the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, flew back-and-forth to Moscow last year, news website BuzzFeed said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 22:16

Ex-aide questioned before grand jury about Roger Stone’s 2016 campaign work Andrew Miller, a former aide to longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, appeared before a grand jury in Washington on Friday to testify about his relationship with Stone, who was charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe....
2019-06-01 00:00

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to closed-door appearance before U.S. House panel Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, agreed to give a closed-door interview to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 05:48

"OBJECTION!" Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks Tight-Lipped In US House Interview Hope Hicks, formerly one of President Donald Trump's closest aides, repeatedly declined to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with US congressional investigators, with lawyers at her side......
2019-06-20 02:16

CNN anchor hammers Biden aide over Hyde Amendment flip-flop: He thinks that's going to fly? CNN anchor Brianna Keilar grilled Biden campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield over the Democratic frontrunner's jarring shifts regarding his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
2019-06-07 23:32

Sidney Rittenberg, Idealistic American Aide to Mao Who Evolved to Counsel Capitalists, Dies at 98 Once a dedicated Communist, Mr. Rittenberg became disillusioned after 16 years in prison in China and returned to the United States to forge a lucrative career helping companies do business in China....
2019-08-25 05:32

Blood In The Water: These People Enjoying A Very Casual Conversation About Miyazaki Movies Have No Idea That There Is An Absolute Miyazaki Freak Lying In Wait Among Them For now, the mood is light and cheerful at a house party in Los Angeles, where a group of acquaintances are chatting about movies, but in reality, they’re all standing at the edge of a delicate precipice from which they are surely doomed to fall: The...
2019-05-22 03:16

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House committee Hicks last week agreed to supply documents from Trump's 2016 campaign to the committee, despite a White House directive advising her not to provide the panel with material from her subsequent time at the White House....
2019-06-13 06:32

William Happer: Trump aide pushing climate denial inside the White House The physicist, 79, has a seat on the National Security Council – and thinks the science that proves global heating is wrongBy the early 1990s, the man now dubbed the “chief climate change skeptic” in Donald Trump’s White House had already decided he ...
2019-06-21 15:48

Prosecutors charge ex-aide Rebecca O'Donnell in death of former Arkansas Sen. Linda Collins-Smith A woman described as a onetime campaign aide and "good friend" to former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder in her death, authorities said....
2019-06-18 22:16

Democratic debate 2019: Cuomo aide rips de Blasio for touting $15 minimum wage DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio touted New York’s $15 minimum wage during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate — but a top aide for Gov. Andrew Cuomo wasn’t going to let him steal all the glory. “When I became the mayor o...
2019-08-01 04:32

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide s...
2019-05-24 03:00

Nawaz Sharif Made Laws To Launder Money, Pakistan PM Khan's Aide Alleges A special assistant to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the family of former premier Nawaz Sharif of making laws in the 1990s to help them launder ill-gotten wealth....
2019-08-03 15:32

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 12:48

House Judiciary Committee to Interview Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks in Closed-Door Meeting Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee, the panel announced Wednesday, a breakthrough for Democrats who have been frustrated by President Donald Trump’s bro...
2019-06-13 01:32

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support for a law that blocks federal funding for abortions. ...
2019-06-05 21:32

'Lying and Stealing' star Emily Ratajkowski's most provocative public appearances Emily Ratajkowski brings the wow-factor to "Lying and Stealing" and to every red carpet the model steps on. Her most memorable moments:        ...
2019-07-11 22:00

AP sources: Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House Judiciary panel WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House Judiciary panel. The post AP sources: Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House Judiciary panel appeared first on LEX1...
2019-06-12 23:16

Former Nixon aide John Dean to testify of ‘remarkable parallels’ to Watergate, as Dems ramp up Trump probes John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon implicated in the Watergate scandal, will testify Monday that he sees “remarkable parallels” between Watergate and what’s in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report about President Trump....
2019-06-10 20:16

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
2019-07-22 19:00

'Lying and Stealing' star Emily Ratajkowski explains why stealing art from the rich is OK Emily Ratajkowski helps an art thief (Theo James) in "Lying and Stealing." She talks wig obsessions and why the rich deserve to have their art stolen.        ...
2019-07-18 07:48

McConnell: I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President Barack Obama.When asked whether his views on reparations had changed in light of an NBC report that...
2019-07-10 00:16

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
2019-06-19 14:32

Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
2019-07-31 19:01

No, Obama didn’t beg Kim Jong Un for a meeting The White House provided no evidence for Trump’s claim. Former U.S. intelligence officials said there was no evidence. Top Obama advisers denied Trump's claim....
2019-07-02 09:16

It's Fine to Criticize Barack Obama Barack Obama left office two years ago, but he’s the most popular Democratic politician in America, with a stature that is likely only to grow more. Obama also made some big mistakes, which some Democratic presidential candidates are, rather gently, ...
2019-08-02 21:16

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
2019-06-20 08:16

ICE claims more illegals were deported under Obama than Trump Since he announced his candidacy, President Trump has repeatedly vowed to deport illegal aliens — including a promise last week to kick millions more out of the US — and to build a wall on the southern border. But the feds say that Trump has fallen f...
2019-06-21 20:48

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marriage equality – and credited an NBC sitcom for his ...
2019-06-02 08:48

Gauff: 'Cool that Michelle Obama knows I exist' The world of Cori "Coco" Gauff -- the player taking Wimbledon by storm -- has entered a different stratosphere after a life changing first week at the grass court grand slam....
2019-07-06 21:48

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
2019-06-22 12:16

Barack’s ICE chief: Cages were Obama’s idea Former President Barack Obama’s top immigration chief in charge of removing illegal immigrants said that the “cages” Democrats have accused President Trump of housing children in were the brainchild of the Obama administration....
2019-06-27 20:16

On Politics: Is Obama’s Legacy Fair Game? Joe Biden has used his association with Mr. Obama to burnish his candidacy, but during the debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
2019-08-02 20:48

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
2019-06-19 19:16

Why Julián Castro’s Obama Moment Didn’t Last As a young mayor, he was given a prime-time speaking spot at the 2012 Democratic Convention. He is still trying to get from that stage to a bigger one....
2019-08-19 17:00

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
2019-05-21 17:48

Obama tweets ‘get well soon’ to David Ortiz after shooting Former President Obama joined the throng of well-wishers sending love to shot baseball legend David Ortiz on Monday. “Get well soon, Papi,” Obama tweeted alongside a photo of him getting a personalized Red Sox shirt from the slugger when ...
2019-06-10 22:16

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
2019-07-15 00:48

WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday....
2019-07-17 17:48

Obama: Americans must not let racist views become normalized President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on the U.S. Counterterrorism strategy to combat ISIL, in the Cross Hall of the White House, Sept. 10, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first public stat...
2019-08-06 07:48

| WATCH | Imagine if Obama 'had been assassinated?' - Biden The 2020 presidential election is still more than 14 months away, but with an early key deadline looming this week, the record field of Democratic hopefuls is dwindling....
2019-08-25 12:00

Barack Obama Sort of Shows Up for a Minute Barack Obama isn’t around much these days, having mostly traded in a visible post-presidency platform for Netflix deals. But on Monday, he made a rare public statement in the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, urging Americans to “soun...
2019-08-06 05:48

Here's What Obama Had to Say About This Weekend's Horrific Mass Shootings Once upon a time, there was a widely held—if never fully realized—belief that the country’s president ought to serve as a moral compass. If not that, at least, they ought to emphatically articulate and speak to the nation’s highest values. This is es...
2019-08-07 16:32

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion. Now, there’s no collus...
2019-06-16 21:48

‘When They Go Low, We Also Go Low.’ You Haven’t Seen Michelle Obama Until You’ve Seen Her Dominate in Dodgeball As a former first lady, it’s no surprise that Michelle Obama wasn’t about to let James Corden get away with dissing America. After Corden took an anything-Americans-can-do-Brits-can-do-better jab at Obama, she challenged the Late, Late Sh...
2019-06-18 22:00

Obama reportedly told Biden he didn't have to run in 2020 Former President Barack Obama repeatedly expressed his doubts about former Vice President Joe Biden running in 2020, telling him that he didn't "have to do this."...
2019-08-17 02:16

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
2019-08-04 03:16

Chicago officer not punished for racist slur about Obama CHICAGO (AP) — Records show that a white Chicago police sergeant was never punished for using a racist slur about then-President Barack Obama more than three years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Superintendent Eddie Johnson w...
2019-06-28 19:16

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez challenger once supported Obama A 38-year-old Queens woman seeking the GOP line to run against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is under fire from fellow Republicans for previously praising the Democratic socialist superstar as well as voting for Barack Obama for president. Scherie Mu...
2019-07-19 22:32

U.S. judge dismisses one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts in an indictment against Greg Craig, a lawyer in former President Barack Obama's administration, who was charged with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine....
2019-08-07 00:48

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opp...
2019-07-10 05:48

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweeting about her....
2019-07-06 21:16

Michelle Obama rents bonkers $23M mansion for brief LA visit She’s gone from Chicago to Washington, DC — and this week, former First Lady Michelle Obama made a move to Los Angeles — but just for a day. TMZ reports that Obama rented an exclusive, nearly 13,000-square-foot spread in the posh Hollywoo...
2019-07-11 23:00

Sen. Pat Toomey: Obama near-zero Fed rates fostered the wealth resentment still with us "The Fed's behavior when they held rates at zero for such an extended period probably did contribute to some understandable resentment," he says....
2019-07-11 07:48

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that, if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN inter...
2019-07-06 00:32

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction...
2019-06-03 19:48

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an effort to avert a war....
2019-05-31 21:16

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US p...
2019-07-05 04:01

Trump Has Now Had More Cabinet Turnover Than Reagan, Obama and the Two Bushes Donald Trump has now had more turnover in his Cabinet in the first two and a half years of his presidency than any of his five immediate predecessors did in their entire first terms. According to data collected by the Brookings Institution, the resig...
2019-07-13 01:48

Trump and R.N.C. Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter, Outdoing Obama The figure reported by the president’s campaign and the Republican National Committee dwarfed President Barack Obama’s fund-raising during the same period in 2011....
2019-07-02 17:16

Behar presses de Blasio on going after Obama at debate: 'Do you have to do it in public?' "View" host Joy Behar took issue with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio allegedly attacking former President Obama and suggested that he shouldn't do so in a public forum like the second Democratic primary debate....
2019-08-02 20:16

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
2019-06-07 17:16

U.S. appeals court mostly upholds Obama-era ozone rules A U.S. appeals court on Friday mostly upheld Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations from 2015 that set a more stringent standard for ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions, rejecting industry groups' claims the ...
2019-08-24 00:32

Julián Castro: Obama had 'compassion' for immigrants, Trump does not Julian Castro, the Housing and Urban Development Secretary under former President Barack Obama, claimed on Thursday that the previous administration was unlike President Trump's in that it was concerned and compassionate towards immigrants....
2019-06-14 02:16

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
2019-06-19 16:32

Joe Biden to campaign crowd: What if ‘Obama had been assassinated’ in 2008? CROYDON, N.H. — Joe Biden pondered a most serious, and awkward, question at a campaign stop Friday: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated during his presidential campaign in 2008? Toward the end of an event in Hanover, Biden evoked two of his po...
2019-08-24 09:32

Barack Obama, who's been doing a lot of reading lately, shares some book recommendations Barack Obama, the former president who’s demonstrated a fine taste in pop culture—unlike that other guy who just fast-forwards through Bloodsport—has officially released his summer reading list for 2019. Using the presidential platform of Facebook, O...
2019-08-24 09:32

Top Obama adviser: 'The fact is' people don't want to get rid of private insurance Former Obama adviser and current CNN political commentator David Axelrod called it a "fact" that Americans don't want a single-payer health care system....
2019-07-31 18:00

Biden says he can't rely on Obama ties to beat Trump Joe Biden downplayed the importance of his relationship with former President Barack Obama during an interview on Morning Joe, aired Tuesday morning....
2019-07-16 15:00

Facing Trump, Democrats turn on another president: Obama Many of the Democratic presidential candidates emphatically distanced themselves from the former president in this week’s debate, despite his continuing popularity....
2019-08-01 20:32

Barack, Michelle Obama to Produce Podcasts for Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
2019-06-07 09:16

U.S. appeals court mostly upholds Obama era ozone rules A U.S. appeals court on Friday mostly upheld Obama-era Environmental Protection Agency regulations from 2015 that set a more stringent standard for ozone, a pollutant linked to several serious health conditions, rejecting claims from industry groups ...
2019-08-23 18:32

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department ...
2019-05-25 01:16

Trump claims 'Obama had to know about' efforts to undermine presidency President Trump, in remarks broadcast Sunday, said former President Obama "certainly must have known about" what he characterized as high-level efforts by "FBI low-lifes" and other intelligence operatives to undermine his presidency....
2019-06-16 23:16

"If Barack Obama Had Been Assassinated...": Ex-US Vice President At Rally Former vice president Joe Biden, returning to this crucial primary state and attempting to put the focus on the foibles of President Donald Trump, took an unusual departure toward the end of a......
2019-08-24 15:48

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," Washington Examiner chief political correspondent ...
2019-05-25 05:48

On Campaign Trail, Joe Biden Asks: What if Obama Had Been Assassinated? (CROYDON, N.H.) — Joe Biden pondered a most serious, and awkward, question at a campaign stop Friday: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated during his presidential campaign in 2008? Toward the end of an event in Hanover, Biden evoked two o...
2019-08-24 14:16

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
2019-05-21 17:48

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first Netflix project is getting rave reviews Netflix debuted a new documentary on Wednesday that presents a deeply moving portrait of the ground-level workers at a new factory in post-industrial Ohio. It’s a factory reopened by a Chinese billionaire amid the ruins of a shuttered General M...
2019-08-23 19:00

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's efforts to ease rules for Wall Street....
2019-06-14 15:48

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
2019-06-01 00:00

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” ...
2019-08-07 13:48

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. ...
2019-07-13 20:32

Sasha Obama graduates from high school with presidential parents looking on Sasha Obama is 18 with a high school diploma, after graduating from Sidwell Friends School in Washington as her parents and sister watched.        ...
2019-06-12 03:32

Chinese Diplomat Deletes Tweets After 'Fight' With Obama-Era Official As Beijing faced international criticism for its continued crackdown on Uighurs and other minorities in the Xinjiang region over recent days, a Chinese diplomat based in Pakistan responded by......
2019-07-16 11:00

Joe Biden, Echoing Obama, Pledges to Shore Up the Affordable Care Act Mr. Biden, detailing his health care plan in Iowa, paraphrased a notorious promise made by Mr. Obama: “If you like your private insurance, you can keep it.”...
2019-07-16 01:32

Obama condemns white nationalism in response to mass shootings Former president Barack Obama on Monday responded to the back-to-back mass shootings that have rocked the country — calling for tougher gun laws and telling Americans to reject comments from leaders that feed fear, hatred and normalize racism. ...
2019-08-06 14:16

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administration’s deportation record....
2019-07-14 17:32

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real difference."...
2019-05-23 20:32

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
2019-05-21 15:16

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
2019-08-06 18:32

Cuomo calls out ‘pathetic’ 2020 Dems for trashing Obama Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed the Democratic presidential candidates as “pathetic” for picking apart former President Obama’s record during last week’s debate, calling it a “circular firing squad” that plays directly into the hand...
2019-08-06 20:48

Barack and Michelle Obama are buying a $15M estate in Martha’s Vineyard Barack and Michelle Obama are close to buying a massive Martha’s Vineyard estate. TMZ reports that the former president and first lady are in escrow — aka in contract to purchase — a 29-acre beachfront plot with a 6,892-square-foot ...
2019-08-23 03:48

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
2019-07-02 23:32

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. and world....
2019-06-04 13:48

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to comba...
2019-06-19 23:00

DeVos revokes Obama-era rule policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges. Department officials said Friday that the 2014 gainful employment rule will be removed entirely effective July 1, 2020. The rule sough...
2019-06-29 03:00

DeVos Repeals Obama-Era Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Colleges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have forced for-profit colleges to prove their debt-laden graduates could find gainful employment....
2019-06-29 02:32

Obama’s ‘original sin’ led to Iran’s uranium enrichment, James Carafano says Iran revealed the "deep flaws" in the nuclear deal with the United States when it threatened to further enrich uranium as a response to heightened sanctions, argued James Carafano, a director at the Heritage Foundation, argued on Friday....
2019-07-05 22:00

Finally! According to the Obama Women, It Is Now Officially Sundress and Sneaker Season All those weeks of feeling like it was taking forever to heat up finally make sense; we were waiting for our former forever first family to give us the go-ahead on summer! (I kid, I kid—or do I?) Thankfully, like a groundhog predicting the coming of ...
2019-06-27 20:32

Barack Obama’s High School Jersey Sells for $120,000 at Auction During his senior year at Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii, our forever President Barack Obama was a member of the 1979 Hawaii State Champion boys’ varsity basketball team. Now, 40 years later, for the low, low price of $120,000, an unidentified co...
2019-08-20 21:32

Barack and Michelle Obama to launch exclusive podcasts with Spotify Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.        ...
2019-06-06 21:32

Slain Staten Island mom was service member naturalized by Obama “She was a beautiful person,” said a distraught female pal, one of a dozen emotional friends and colleagues, some in military fatigues, who came to the scene to pay their respects....
2019-06-23 05:32

CNN's Don Lemon insists Trump's base actually likes Obama, just not his policies CNN anchor Don Lemon dismissed the notion that President Trump's supporters dislike former President Obama, insisting they believe that he is a "kind, decent man" who simply didn't like his policies. ...
2019-06-04 08:16

Joe Biden, Recalling ’68, Asks Audience to Imagine Obama’s Assassination “Imagine what would have happened if, God forbid, Barack Obama had been assassinated after becoming the de facto nominee,” Mr. Biden said, evoking the tumult of 1968....
2019-08-24 05:48

"Transition Happens Quickly": Michelle Obama On Last Night In White House Moving out of any home is chaotic, but at the White House, moving the president's family is especially complicated, according to former first lady Michelle Obama. The best-selling author spoke about......
2019-07-08 09:00

Former President Barack Obama attends Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto Former President Barack Obama was in attendance for Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors in Toronto.        ...
2019-06-03 07:32

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
2019-06-19 09:00

Did Forever President Obama Punk Trump Out of Visiting Denmark? While all the news has been about Donald Trump canceling a planned trip to Denmark because the Danish prime minister found claims that the president was looking into buying Greenland bogus AF, it turns out that the real story might be that Trump fear...
2019-08-22 11:00

Biden ‘expected’ rivals to challenge him, but was ‘surprised’ at Obama attacks Former Vice President Joe Biden said he “expected” to be challenged by his rivals at the Democratic presidential debate but was “surprised” by the amount of attacks against former President Barack Obama. “I expected it,”...
2019-08-02 01:32

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
2019-06-03 20:32

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry....
2019-06-19 15:48

Protesters troll Trump with images of Obama, USS John S. McCain Protesters trolled President Trump as he began his state visit to Great Britain on Monday, flashing a huge image of the USS John S. McCain and projecting UK approval ratings for him and former President Obama. The anti-Brexit group Led by Donkeys twe...
2019-06-04 04:48

Obama worries Biden’s 2020 bid could ‘damage his legacy’: report Former President Barack Obama tried to talk Joe Biden out of jumping into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination — and fears his veep could “damage his legacy” with his White House bid, according to a report. “You don&#...
2019-08-17 23:16

Trevor Noah on Trump’s Biden insult: ‘Can you imagine if Obama did this?’ Late-night hosts focused on the president’s tweet calling Biden a ‘low IQ individual’ and his trip to JapanLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s trip to Japan, his activities during his visit, as well as the comments he made about Kim Jong-un wh...
2019-05-29 19:48

Barack Obama Gives Urban Alliance Interns the Surprise of Their Lives In his efforts to further cement his status as the coolest former president of all-time, Barack Obama treated students at his Obama Foundation to a special surprise....
2019-07-19 00:00

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist clashed with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year-old Rev. Floyd Rose from a Valdosta city council ...
2019-05-24 19:48

Joe Biden defends Obama against debate attacks: 'He was a great president. We don’t say that enough' Joe Biden offered his strongest defense yet of former President Barack Obama after Democratic rivals criticized his former boss' policies during a two-night debate in Detroit....
2019-08-02 10:00

Michelle Obama swipes at Trump over ‘send her back’ chant Former First Lady Michelle Obama weighed in on the furor over President Trump’s remarks against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), stating, “it’s not my America or your America. It’s our America.” “What truly makes our country great i...
2019-07-20 21:48

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
2019-07-19 06:00

Biden Defends Obama Legacy After It Was Bruised in Democratic Debate Mr. Biden has used his association with Barack Obama to burnish his candidacy, but in Wednesday’s debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
2019-08-02 01:00

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
2019-08-05 23:32

Trump's former aide joins 'Dancing with the Stars;' Here are all the other celebs competing Former presidential press secretary Sean Spicer, supermodel Christie Brinkley and 'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown will appear on 'Dancing with the Stars.'        ...
2019-08-21 19:16

Bradley Whitford didn't realize Get Out's Obama line was supposed to be a joke at first “By the way, I would have voted for Obama for a third term if I could.” It’s one of the deftest pieces of instant characterization in recent movie history, establishing exactly what sort of white family Get Out’s black protagonist, Daniel Kaluuya’s C...
2019-06-01 02:32

It's Official: Michelle Obama Is the Most Admired Woman in the World—and Keeps Paying It Forward Confirming what most of us already know, a new poll places Michelle Obama atop its list of the most admired women in the world. As reported by the Hill, an annual study by global market research company YouGov places two black women in the top spots;...
2019-07-19 20:00

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbyin...
2019-08-01 04:48

In Case You Missed It, Michelle Obama Is Anna Wintour's #ForeverFirstLady, Too—and Melania Who? I take a couple of days away from The Glow Up, and look at what happens: Megan Thee Stallion attempts to brand “hot girl summer,” a white woman loses her edges by laying claim to the invention of the hair bonnet, and earlier this week, Vogue Editor-i...
2019-07-24 17:32

The Trump administration is repealing an Obama-era policy of policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges.       ...
2019-06-29 08:32

Trump says 'Obama built the cages' that his administration has been using to lock up migrant children YouTube/Noticias Telemundo President Donald Trump told Telemundo in an interview that aired Thursday that former President Barack Obama also detained migrant children in cages at the border. Though the Trump administration has long been criticized f...
2019-06-21 23:00

Trump’s Education Department resolves nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as Obama's The Department of Education on Wednesday released new data showing that it has resolved nearly twice as many civil rights complaints as the Obama administration, a direct rebuttal of complaints from liberal civil rights groups that it has turned a bl...
2019-07-10 23:00

Kellyanne Conway points to 'Deporter in Chief' Obama in defense of ICE raids While the Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to begin deportation operations across the country, Kellyanne Conway claims that the president is simply following in the footsteps of his...
2019-07-14 17:32

House Dems use Obama-era photos to promote ‘kids in cages’ hearing Democrats on the House Oversight Committee have deleted tweets that promoted an upcoming Wednesday afternoon hearing on “kids in cages” after being called out for using Obama-era images of migrants in detention to highlight current conditions at the ...
2019-07-10 22:01

Leaked UK memo says Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama A U.K. newspaper has published a leaked memo in which the British ambassador claimed President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal to spite predecessor Barack Obama...
2019-07-14 18:48

UK ambassador says Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama Britain's ambassador to the US described Donald Trump's abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal as an "act of diplomatic vandalism", it has been revealed....
2019-07-14 03:00

Democratic debate 2019: Candidates gang up on Biden over Obama-era deportations DETROIT, Mich. — Candidates ripped former Vice President Joe Biden apart over Obama-era deportations of illegal immigrants during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. Biden got himself in hot water by coming after Julian Castro, the US Secretar...
2019-08-01 04:32

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy in its current state....
2019-05-28 05:16

Trump EPA Close To Gutting Obama Rule On Coal Power Plants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climat...
2019-06-19 13:48

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and the...
2019-06-20 05:16

Trump administration finalizes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Plan Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. (credit: Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images) On Wednesday, Environmental Prot...
2019-06-20 07:48

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
2019-05-22 00:32

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donald Trump’s rollbacks to mileage standards want to avoid drawn-out court battles and be seen as on the ...
2019-08-22 13:16

Obama's Ambassador to China says Trump's latest tariffs are a 'slap in the face' Former U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus said that President Donald Trump needs to be more patient in trade talks with China to avoid further retaliatory actions....
2019-08-05 23:32

Michelle Obama portrait artist unveils mural of Philly teen PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mural by the artist who painted the official portrait of Michelle Obama is being dedicated in Philadelphia. Amy Sherald might be best known for the painting of the former first lady, but her overall body of work represents every...
2019-06-20 18:32

Valerie Jarrett: Obama would have been impeached in a 'nanosecond' if he behaved like President Trump Former top Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett insisted on Thursday that her former boss would have been impeached "in a nanosecond" if he had conducted himself the way President Trump has in office. ...
2019-05-31 03:32

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
2019-06-18 19:00

Biden refuses to apologize for high deportation numbers during Obama years Presidential candidate Joe Biden refused to apologize for the nearly three million deportations carried out during his tenure as vice president in the Obama administration, after being confronted by protesters while campaigning in Dover, New Hampshir...
2019-07-14 23:48

Where’s the Hat Headed? Obama Makes a Formal Request for Aretha Franklin’s Inauguration Hat It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a year since the world lost the voice and unforgettable presence known as the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin. But as the battle over the diva’s estate heats up, there’s a chance one piece of Franklin’s histo...
2019-08-23 22:00

'We've got to stick up for ourselves': Obama's Pentagon chief agrees with Trump on Huawei blacklist Ash Carter, defense secretary under President Barack Obama, praised the Trump administration's blacklist of certain products from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei over national security concerns....
2019-07-11 04:16

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Mo...
2019-07-16 09:16

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
2019-08-06 08:32

Michael Moore pushes Michelle Obama to run for president: She would 'crush' Trump Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore made the case Wednesday night that former First Lady Michelle Obama is the only person who would "crush" President Trump in a general election. ...
2019-08-02 00:16

Biden mounts fierce defense of Obama legacy after debate attacks Democratic presidential front-runner and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden mounted a fierce defense of Barack Obama's legacy on Saturday after several of his White House rivals attacked that record in debates this week....
2019-08-04 02:32

Biden, Under Fire for Civil Rights Record, Stresses Ties to Obama In remarks prepared for delivery Saturday, Mr. Biden is expected to say that his rivals want to dissect his decades-long record, but have ignored the eight years he spent serving the nation’s first black president....
2019-07-06 19:48

There's something 'depraved' about Trump's 'dictator envy': Ex-Obama advisor Larry Summers President Donald Trump's criticism of the Federal Reserve is "very disturbing" as is his "envy" of dictators, says former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers....
2019-06-11 10:00

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
2019-05-30 03:48

Obama calls for stricter gun control in wake of mass shootings: 'We are not helpless here' Former President Barack Obama is calling for stricter gun control in the wake of the two weekend massacres in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend, while saying, "We should soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that fe...
2019-08-06 07:48

The Real ‘MVP’: Barack Obama Steals Drake’s Thunder at Game 2 of the NBA Finals While Drake has made himself the talk of this year’s NBA Finals with all his trash talk on behalf of his beloved Toronto Raptors, the rapture Sunday night during Game 2 was about a much bigger player: Barack Obama....
2019-06-04 07:32

Italian Airline Pulls Video With Actor in Blackface as Barack Obama Alitalia initially defended the video by saying the actor was not Caucasian and that “makeup was applied to highlight features.” It later apologized....
2019-07-03 23:32

Judge throws out lawsuit attempting to block Obama's Presidential Center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that tried to prevent construction of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park on Chicago's South Side, saying that construction should begin immediately....
2019-06-12 01:48

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
2019-06-11 23:48

| WATCH: Trump quit Iran nuke deal 'to spite Obama' US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear pact to spite Barack Obama, according to Britain's Mail, citing the former UK ambassador to Washington. WATCH NOW....
2019-07-16 09:16

Biden echoes maligned Obama quote: 'If you like your health care plan … you can keep it' On Monday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden unveiled his new health care plan, and issued a promise to an audience in Des Moines, Iowa -- one that was all too familiar to President Obama's 'lie of the year.'...
2019-07-16 05:16

In rethinking the Wizards, Ted Leonsis blocked the noise and called Barack Obama (and 77 others) Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis also leaned on insight from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues....
2019-08-14 18:00

Trump Supporter Gets 20 Years For Sending Bombs To Obama, Hillary Clinton A supporter of President Donald Trump was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday for mailing crude bombs to prominent Democrats including ex-president Barack Obama and former presidential nominee......
2019-08-06 08:32

Barack Obama, silent in Democratic nominating contest, omnipresent in debate Former President Barack Obama was not on the Democratic presidential candidate debate stage on Wednesday night, but he was omnipresent as 2020 hopefuls struggled with attacking the legacy of their party's most popular member....
2019-08-01 15:32

Michelle Obama refused to comment on Biden's apology following segregationist comments Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP Michelle Obama on Saturday would not comment on a recent clash on race between presidential hopefuls Sen. Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. She also held off on endorsing any candidate in the crowded Democratic field. Foll...
2019-07-08 21:32

| After US mass shootings, Obama denounces leaders feeding 'climate of fear' Former president Barack Obama has warned against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
2019-08-05 23:00

Book: ‘Collusion hoax’ a Clinton-Obama payback for 2016 loss to Trump The first authoritative book about the Russia election collusion “hoax” against President Trump since special counsel Robert Muller’s final report was filed charges that the case is a conspiracy to doom the president’s reelection, and one that should...
2019-08-10 18:16

Obama petition: Tens of thousands want New York street outside Trump Tower renamed Tens of thousands of people have backed a petition calling for the street outside Trump Tower in New York to be renamed after Barack Obama in a bid to troll the US president....
2019-08-14 11:32

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2019-07-02 21:32

Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity' Former first lady Michelle Obama in a tweet Friday made an oblique reference to President Donald Trump's racist jabs against a foursome of first-term congresswomen of color, saying that "what truly makes our country great is its diversity."...
2019-07-21 03:00

Obama surprises kids at Washington Nationals academy: 'You're going to make a real difference' Former President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the Washington Nationals’ Youth Baseball Academy on Wednesday and played a few games with the kids while he was there....
2019-05-24 22:32

President Trump Falsely Claims Obama Began Migrant Family Separations President Donald Trump dismissed the plight of migrant children housed in U.S. detention centers and falsely claimed that his predecessor enacted a policy to separate kids from their caregivers after they illegally cross the border. Asked in an inter...
2019-06-23 20:48

Barack Obama Praises Sikh Man Who Wore Rainbow Turban At Pride March A San Diego-based neuroscientist who is celebrating this year's Pride Month with a rainbow turban has found support from former US President Barack Obama....
2019-06-05 12:16

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man....
2019-07-06 12:48

White House: 'Little doubt' Iran was enriching uranium under Obama administration's watch In a terse statement Monday, the White House said Iran's effective acknowledgement that it was violating the terms of the 2015 multinational nuclear accord should have been foreseeable to the Obama administration "even before the deal's existence."...
2019-07-02 06:16

Michelle Obama seemingly swipes at Trump amid 'send her back' controversy Former First Lady Michelle Obama has seemingly taken a shot at President Trump amid his ongoing feud with four progressive congresswomen, saying "there's a place" for natural-born citizens and refugees alike.  ...
2019-07-20 01:00

Gallup: Trump leadership rating jumps, beats Obama on issues, ideology More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities to be president than two years ago, and he topped former President Barack Obama’s rating for working on issues most important to them, according to a new survey....
2019-05-29 02:00

Spotify strikes multi-year podcast deal with Barack and Michelle Obama Former U.S President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on Thursday announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
2019-06-06 18:16

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle pokes fun at Trump's 'Obama-like' Iran strike reversal MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle had some fun at the expense of President Trump on Friday over his dramatic last-minute decision to call off a retaliatory strike on Iran, something she said was "Obama-like."...
2019-06-22 02:00

Obama-era DHS secretary hits 2020 Dem candidates for 'extreme' and 'unworkable' immigration ideas Jeh Johnson, who served as former President Obama's Homeland Security secretary, called out Democratic presidential candidates for embracing "extreme" policies on immigration, like rejecting the deportation of those here illegally and decriminalizing...
2019-07-08 17:32

Online petition seeks to rename Trump Tower street after Barack Obama ​It started out as a joke, but an online petition to rename the street outside Trump Tower after former President Barack Obama has amassed nearly 100,000 signatures. The petition on MoveOn.org seeks to rename the stretch of Fifth Avenue from 56th Str...
2019-08-14 23:32

Barack and Michelle Obama, daughters enjoy family vacation in south of France The Obamas, including daughters Malia and Sasha, are taking in the joys of Provence in the south of France on a family vacay, thrilling the locals.        ...
2019-06-19 20:00

UK Envoy Says Trump Ditched Iran Deal To Spite Barack Obama: Report Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, leaked documents showed......
2019-07-14 04:16

Trump pulled out of Iran deal to spite Obama, U.K. ambassador said in leaked memo In the May 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch called Trump's decision to abandon the international accord "an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons" because the pact "was O...
2019-07-14 21:16

Joe Biden may be making the same mistake with his healthcare plan that Obama did during the push to pass Obamacare Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Former Vice President Joe Biden repeated nearly verbatim a promise that President Barack Obama made a decade ago when marshaling public support to pass the Affordable Care Act. That promise proved impossible to keep. Those wit...
2019-07-17 08:48

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as 'Obama activist' Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trump’s emergency declaration to build key sections of wallAfter a federal judge blocked his attempt to build key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declarat...
2019-05-26 00:00

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week....
2019-06-15 23:16

Biden tells crowd he spent weekend celebrating granddaughter’s graduation with Obama Joe Biden told an Iowa crowd Tuesday that he had spent the weekend with his best buddy former President Barack Obama to celebrate the high school graduation of his granddaughter and Obama’s daughter....
2019-06-12 09:16

Trump administration replaces Obama-era power plant rule, in boost to coal The Trump administration finalized a new carbon emissions rule for U.S. power plants on Wednesday that it said could cut pollution without damaging the coal industry, replacing a much tougher Obama-era version to fight climate change....
2019-06-19 18:16

Barack Obama just tweeted his summer 2019 playlist. And yes, 'Old Town Road' made the cut What do Lil Nas X, Steely Dan and Lizzo have in common? Maybe nothing other than that they're all high up on former President Barack Obama's summer 2019 playlist -- but that's a pretty cool place to be....
2019-08-25 11:32

R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women's British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity during a news conference on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 17:48

'DWTS' cast includes 'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown, former Trump aide Sean Spicer "Dancing with the Stars" revealed its new cast on "Good Morning America." Former Trump aide Sean Spicer and 'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown are among those competing for the trophy.        ...
2019-08-21 19:16

Obama implicitly criticizes Trump over language that 'feeds climate of fear and hatred' – live Democratic presidential candidates thank Obama for ‘moral clarity’Trump blames ‘violent’ video games as El Paso death toll rises to 22Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.59pm BST The Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer, has som...
2019-08-06 02:16

HUD Secretary Carson wants to roll back Obama mandate on gender identity at homeless shelters Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson wants to roll back an Obama-era mandate that single-sex homeless shelters funded by his department admit residents based on their stated gender identity instead of their sex at birth, arguing t...
2019-05-22 23:16

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
2019-08-13 19:48

Washington Post columnist urges Obama to condemn Trump, 'reclaim legacy': ‘Your country needs you’ The Washington Post published an open letter from one of its columnist that urges former President Barack Obama to speak out against President Trump to “lift the country’s sights again.”...
2019-07-16 19:16

Sayoc sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to kill Trump critics, including Obama, Clinton Cesar Sayoc's other targets included CNN, Senators Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, and Kamala Harris, D-California, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-California, and Tom Steyer, the billionaire now seeking the Democratic presidential nomination....
2019-08-05 23:32

Former Obama top official defends migrant detention centers, says 'cages' not invented when Trump took office Jeh Johnson, a former Homeland Security Secretary under President Barack Obama, defended the use of migrant "cages" on Friday, indicating that immigration law put both President Trump and his predecessor in a tough situation for housing immigrants....
2019-07-03 02:16

Biden campaign pays former Clinton and Obama speech coach the day after rough debate performance The Biden team's second quarter Federal Election Commission filing shows that the campaign wrote a check to a firm run by Michael Sheehan, who was known as the "man behind the curtain" during Bill Clinton's campaigns for president....
2019-07-16 20:48

Italian Airline Apologizes For Promotional Video With Actor Playing Barack Obama in Blackface An Italian airline has “deeply apologized” after one of its promotional videos featured an actor wearing blackface in an apparent attempt to portray former U.S. president Barack Obama. Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier airline, quickly...
2019-07-04 18:16

Barack and Michelle Obama, daughters enjoy luxurious family vacation in south of France The Obamas, including daughters Malia and Sasha, are taking in the joys of Provence in the south of France on a family vacay, thrilling the locals.       ...
2019-06-19 07:48

Tennis sensation Coco Gauff embraces Michelle Obama's advice for the U.S. Open and beyond The 15-year-old heads to New York for the U.S. Open as the hottest talent in tennis. And the fearless phenom has the former First Lady in her court.       ...
2019-08-22 18:48

Michelle Obama talks about her last night at the White House, Democratic presidential candidates in interview “The transition happens so quickly; it’s like you don’t even get to move your furniture out until the new president takes the oath of office,” Obama told Gayle King in an interview at Essence Festival....
2019-07-07 22:48

Michelle Obama beats out Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey as most admired woman, poll says Michelle Obama is now the most admired woman in the world, beating out former title holder Angelina Jolie, according to a new poll by YouGov.        ...
2019-07-19 19:48

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration cerem...
2019-07-05 20:48

‘Toy Story 4’ opens big but below expectations with $118M NEW YORK (AP) — “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concer...
2019-06-24 00:48

California couple opens up about ‘heartbreaking’ IVF mix-up The heartbreaking mix-up over a bungled IVF treatment that left a Queens woman giving birth to strangers’ babies was worse than previously known — as a California couple came forward Wednesday to say they were the biological parents of one of t...
2019-07-10 23:48

| Sharapova opens up on confidence struggles Maria Sharapova has given a candid interview in which she admitted her confidence has taken a bit of a battering as she struggles to regain her form....
2019-08-06 12:32

Alibaba opens up its B2B platform to US sellers One third of the buyers on Alibaba.com are US businesses, the company notes, priming it for US sellers to reach more customers domestically and around the world....
2019-07-24 01:32

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush        ...
2019-06-19 01:16

5 things to know before the stock market opens The Dow is set to bounce; China labeled a "currency manipulator"; mortgage rates hit November 2016 lows, ex-Fed chiefs call for independent central bank; and Apple invites first customers to its credit card....
2019-08-07 02:00

New court resource center opens TUCSON – The new Pima County Juvenile Court Resource Center is officially open. Arizona’s new Chief Justice Robert Brutinel was at the ribbon-cutting ceremony. The center will provide one-stop access to legal forms and information. “...
2019-07-12 08:32

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who...
2019-06-09 03:32

Peugeot opens UK order books for new 208 and e-208 Peugeot's all-new 208 is available from £16,250 with a petrol engine and £25,050 in electric form Orders are now being taken for Peugeot's new 208, in petrol, diesel and electric form, ahead of customer deliveries beginning in early 2020.  The new F...
2019-08-22 22:48