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Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast

With six of its 11 MPs having quit, Heather Stewart, the Guardian’s political editor, charts what went wrong. Plus Damian Carrington on plant extinctions In February 2019, seven MP...

Change UK: how not to set up a political party – podcast

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Shaken up: will Nigel Farage's Brexit party change politics? – podcast Nigel Farage’s Brexit party is expected to top the polls in this week’s European elections in the UK. His calls to leave the EU immediately without a deal have proved appealing to many voters who feel betrayed that Brexit is yet to be delivered. The ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Is a new generation taking over the Democratic party? – podcast Kamala Harris was the big winner of the first round of Democratic party debates in the US. This week, her poll numbers surged and so did donations to her campaign. But as Lauren Gambino in Washington notes, it was bad news for the frontrunners as Joe...
2019-07-04 04:16

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast: We’re dying here. It’s time to change the narrative In this special on-location episode of 'When Life Gives You Parkinson's,' we discuss the role of advocacy in Parkinson’s, especially as it relates to wellness and research....
2019-06-05 03:00

At This Techno Club, the Party Is Political Bassiani in Tbilisi, Georgia, is on the front line of issues that have that have led to clashes with the authorities and threatened to boil over into violence....
2019-05-29 19:00

BJP Says Will Defy Bar On Political Party Programmes In West Bengal On a day West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid political violence in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it is not demanding President's rule there......
2019-06-10 18:16

Investigation: Possible scheme between Russia and Italian political party Prosecutors in Milan have opened an investigation into possible charges of international corruption, amid fresh claims that representatives from Matteo Salvini's League party discussed a funding scheme with Russia to plug a black hole in the League's...
2019-07-12 05:16

Spain still stuck in political deadlock as party talks fail Spain’s center-left Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez has failed to win the support of the far-left We Can party for his bid to form a government, prolonging the political limbo in the eurozone’s fourth largest economy...
2019-07-09 16:00

Taipei mayor to form political party in challenge to Taiwan president The mayor of Taipei said on Thursday he will form a political party to run in Taiwan's 2020 elections, a move that could complicate President Tsai Ing-wen's re-election and shake up the political landscape amid heightened tension with China....
2019-08-01 07:48

Amid Ethiopia unrest, Amhara political party spokesman arrested Authorities in Ethiopia on Friday arrested the spokesman of a political party which promotes the interests of the Amhara ethnic group, the party president said....
2019-06-28 17:32

Spain PM says political change needed in European Commission presidency Spain's acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday called for a political change at the presidency of the European Commission, a post held by a conservative, a day before a meeting of EU leaders to decide on the bloc's top jobs....
2019-06-29 10:00

Liviu Dragnea, leader of Romania's ruling political party, sentenced to prison Romania's Supreme Court on Monday upheld a corruption conviction for the leader of the country's ruling political party, sending him to prison for 3.5 years....
2019-05-28 07:00

Bernie Sanders pushes for drastic change to US economy: 'We need a political revolution' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is in full force with his push for democratic socialism as he looks to increase support for his 2020 presidential campaign....
2019-06-16 19:16

Mueller answers Trump taunts in testimony unlikely to change the political dynamic Despite Mueller’s pushback against the president and his defense of his own investigation, the hearings hardly provided the moment for which Democrats had hoped — possibly even undercutting the party’s push for impeachment....
2019-07-25 03:00

Amazon will change its rules for third-party sellers following backlash Amazon doesn't have a shining reputation when it comes to the way it handles its third-party sellers. Merchants have reported restrictions on where they can sell, being kicked off the site for no obvious reasons and issues with counterfeiting. B...
2019-07-17 20:48

Change UK, a party formed to shake up UK politics, splits LONDON (AP) — A pro-European Union political party formed to shake up U.K. politics has split, four months after it was founded. Change UK says it now has five lawmakers, down from 11. The six departures include the party’s leader, Heidi Allen....
2019-06-04 20:48

Anti-Brexit Change UK party flames out three months after start Tuesday saw the departure of six of its 11 founding members of the pro-European party. The six will now sit in Parliament as independents after Change UK's dismal showing in European elections in May....
2019-06-04 21:48

No Change In Party Leadership In State: Rajasthan AICC In-Charge AICC general secretary in-charge of Rajasthan Avinash Pande Wednesday rejected speculations about changes in the leadership in the state in the wake of Congress' debacle in the Lok Sabha elections....
2019-05-30 08:48

General election will provide a 'once-in-a-generation chance' for political change, Corbyn says A general election triggered by Brexit will provide a "once-in-a-generation chance" for a change of direction in politics, Jeremy Corbyn is set to say on Monday....
2019-08-19 06:00

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not su...
2019-07-03 03:48

Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party's "Talaq" Formalised: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday took a dig at the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance saying their "talaq" was formalised with the people giving no importance to......
2019-07-24 19:48

Brexit Party leader Farage open to electoral pact with Conservative Party Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has said he is open to an electoral pact with the Conservative Party if Boris Johnson is genuine about taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, the BBC reported....
2019-07-24 10:00

Notice To Trinamool, Sharad Pawar's Party Over National Party Status The Nationalist Congress Party, the Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India face the prospect of losing their national party status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections,......
2019-07-19 01:48

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
2019-05-21 23:32

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his ...
2019-06-06 15:16

Ain’t no party like a Big Little Lies disco party The midpoint of this midseason episode of Big Little Lies hits its apex right where it should: Amabella’s ’70s disco party. You gotta hand it to the solid citizens of Monterey. Even though a previous dress-up party ended in disaster, that’s not going...
2019-07-01 06:48

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
2019-05-22 09:32

Who is trying to ban abortion in the US? – podcast Alabama is one of 15 states to recently pass an abortion ban. Although none of the bans are currently in effect, the aim is to place pressure on Roe v Wade, the court decision that enshrined a woman’s legal right to an abortion. The Guardian’s US hea...
2019-05-27 06:32

How to Start Your Own Podcast Podcasts are now firmly established parts of pop culture, and chances are you probably have a favorite (or seven) that help make your commute more bearable. And while every armchair broadcaster with a voice recorder app is eager to get in the game, c...
2019-06-04 03:32

How much does Google know about you? – podcast Alex Hern on how Google’s use of personal data has potentially helped create a new age of mass surveillance. Plus Lois Beckett on the response to two mass shootings in the US Google’s story is one of extraordinary growth. From its days as an insurgen...
2019-08-06 09:16

Who owns England? – podcast It is a simple question with an incredibly complex answer – not even the Land Registry knows the exact ownership of all parts of the country. Guy Shrubsole set out to solve the mystery. Plus Alex Hern on the police’s use of facial recognition technol...
2019-07-05 04:48

Welcome to McDonald’s. Would You Like a Podcast With Those Fries? With podcasts rising in popularity, it’s no surprise that companies are producing their own. What’s more surprising is that people are actually listening to them....
2019-08-20 19:16

The crisis in Kashmir – podcast Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi report on the crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi. Plus Jason Burke on life in post-Mugabe ZimbabweA communications blackout means accurate, up-to-date infor...
2019-08-13 10:16

'The End of Forgetting': Chips with Everything podcast This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to Kate Eichhorn about her new book The End of Forgetting: Growing up with Social Media, which explores the dangers facing young people who may find it difficult to distance themselves from their pasts, long into ...
2019-08-05 19:16

What really happens to the waste in your recycling bin? – podcast Recycling is often cited as one of the easiest ways to make a difference to the environment. But does old plastic really get reprocessed into new? Guardian reporters around the world have been investigating what really happens to our waste. Also toda...
2019-07-08 04:48

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support for her Brexit deal while members of her cabinet resigned in protest. Plus: in an exclusive extract f...
2019-05-25 05:32

Blockchain as art: Chips with Everything podcast With the launch of the Facebook cryptocurrency Libra, Jordan Erica Webber revisits an old Chips episode looking at how artists are using blockchain to answer the big questions, like ‘what is the value of a human life?’ Continue reading......
2019-07-08 11:48

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast: Dyskinesia There was no guarantee I would experience dyskinesia — but in the end, I didn’t really have a vote, writes 'When Life Gives You Parkinson's' host Larry Gifford....
2019-07-04 01:32

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain ...
2019-06-14 08:16

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They talk about their work over the past two years, wh...
2019-06-14 04:16

Is YouTube proud? – Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber looks at why some people, such as Carlos Maza, say YouTube needs to do more to protect minorities from hate speech. The Guardian’s UK technology editor, Alex Hern, joins in on the conversation.Note added 1 July 2019: Due to a comm...
2019-07-01 20:16

What is the future for Sir Philip Green? – podcast As Sir Philip Green’s retail empire faces the prospect of entering administration, putting 18,000 jobs at risk, the Guardian business reporter Sarah Butler discusses how we got here. Plus: Sadiq Khan responds to being called a loser by Donald TrumpIt...
2019-06-05 08:48

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online disinformation....
2019-06-13 18:16

AP Top 25 Podcast: Fitzgerald on transfers, Wildcats new QB Coming off a surprising appearance in the Big Ten title game, Northwestern and coach Pat Fitzgerald replace a four-year starting quarterback with former five-star recruit this season        ...
2019-05-22 18:32

What has changed since the Stonewall rebellion? – podcast The Stonewall rebellion in 1969 started a revolution in LGBT rights in the US. Ed Pilkington revisits the story 50 years on with those who were there. Plus: Lucy Seigle on the rise of fast fashionOn the evening of 27 June 1969, gay men and their tran...
2019-06-24 06:48

Podcast: How to win the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours Ahead of the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours track action beginning, Corvette GTLM driver Oliver Gavin joins host Edd Straw and sportscar expert Gary Watkins on a special Autosport podcast...
2019-06-12 11:48

History of the ’90s podcast: ‘The Lion King’ Despite several obstacles, Disney's original 'Lion King' was a massive hit, making nearly $1 billion at the box office and winning several awards, including two Oscars....
2019-07-24 20:48

Can anything stop Boris Johnson? - podcast The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previous behaviour and character damage his chances of be...
2019-06-27 20:00

Ebola is back – can it be contained? - podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his recent visit to the DRC and Sarah Boseley discusses how the 2014 outbreak was eventually contained. ...
2019-06-27 20:00

Pocketful of data: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber and Graihagh Jackson team up for the latest instalment of Science with Everything to look at the history and potential future of weather forecasting Continue reading......
2019-05-27 09:16

AP Top 25 Podcast: Too much strength of schedule talk Just about every college football argument eventually gets around to somebody exclaiming: “Y’all ain’t played nobody.” But has all the talk about strength of schedule gotten mind-numbing instead of helpful? In ...
2019-06-20 18:32

The Jeffrey Epstein scandal - podcast The financier Jeffrey Epstein is back in court on charges of the sex trafficking of minors. Vicky Ward and Ed Pilkington discuss his case. Plus: Aditya Chakrabortty wonders why the French super-rich who promised to donate to Notre Dame haven’t paid u...
2019-07-19 07:48

Marketers Turn Up Podcast Advertising Podcasters continue to find growing interest from marketers, but their growth remains constrained by factors including a lack of independent audience benchmarks....
2019-06-04 14:48

Police chases: are they worth it? – podcast The public expect police to pursue bad guys, but a shocking tally of recent deaths has exposed the risks involved. Tom Lamont discusses how the death of Matthew Seddon could change how we think about police chases. And: Sirin Kale on sexist dress cod...
2019-07-15 08:32

How to Create a Great Podcast, According to the Professionals Starting your own podcast is hard. Making your podcast better is even harder. And a lot of advice out there is too vague. How do you make it more interesting? How do you identify your target audience? So we asked 14 successful podcasters one question...
2019-06-17 22:48

The Sterling Affairs -- A 30 for 30 podcast, how to listen When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
2019-08-19 22:16

The rehabilitation of Tony Blair? - podcast Tony Blair’s legacy since leaving office has been the subject of heated debate both within the Labour party and the country at large. As Paul Lewis reports, his re-entry into the national debate on Brexit comes at a time of a crisis of trust in Briti...
2019-06-18 13:16

AP Top 25 Podcast: Texas HS hires Art Briles ... Why? Former Baylor coach Art Briles returns to coaching football in US, landing gig at mid-sized East Texas high school        ...
2019-05-29 20:32

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion of sexual abuseIn the UK, sexual dysfunction is fa...
2019-05-21 14:38

Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration | Podcast Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty, the son of two Indian immigrants, explains why he felt so frustrated with a recent report from Tony Blair’s thinktank. And Katharine Murphy looks ahead to Australia’s imminent electionGuardian columnist Aditya ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Listen to the Talking Tech podcast Your guide to the latest tech news and analysis, with Jefferson Graham's daily podcast, available on Apple and Google Podcasts, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify and more.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Why do so many people still believe the moon landings were a hoax? – podcast On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that first put humans on the moon, Richard Godwin explores why conspiracy theories about the landings still endure. Plus Geoff Andrews on his part in the Guardian’s lunar front page from 1969 – and how...
2019-07-17 11:48

Why is cocaine washing up on the beaches of Fiji? – podcast A multibillion-dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines is having a major impact on islands in the Pacific. Kate Lyons travelled to Fiji to investigate. Plus: John Harris on Facebook’s cryptocurrencyLast year, 120 bricks of cocaine, ea...
2019-07-01 09:32

Cybersecurity and makeup tutorials: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to Addie Wagenknecht, who is using the YouTube algorithm to her advantage by teaching cybersecurity tips while reviewing beauty products Continue reading......
2019-06-10 12:16

What happens to a place when its steel industry collapses – podcast The announcement that British Steel was entering insolvency came as a hammer blow to Scunthorpe, where it employs 5,000 people. It has become a familiar story in recent years, and Helen Pidd returns to Redcar, which lost the majority of its steelwork...
2019-05-29 08:32

Spotify experiments with curated podcast playlists Beginning today, a handful of Spotify users will see curated podcast playlists in their accounts. According to The Verge, the playlists are an experiment to help Spotify understand how it can help users discover new shows. The hand-picked lists will....
2019-06-05 00:32

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
2019-05-22 17:32

Meeting your Islamophobic troll: Chips with Everything podcast A couple of years ago, Hussein Kesvani started receiving anti-Islam messages from a Twitter account called True Brit. A few months later, he travelled to meet the man behind the account. Jordan Erica Webber chats to him about what that was like, as w...
2019-06-03 08:32

Wiggins podcast: 'Team Sky have dehumanised cycling' "Team Sky’s ruthless domination has \"dehumanised\" cycling, according to Bradley Wiggins, with their inexperienced team at the Giro d’Italia allowing for a far more \"emotional\" race."...
2019-05-27 14:00

How My Private Grief Inspired My Podcast On Fatherlessness "Having felt that my fatherlessness had left me lost, foggy and drifting, I became interested in how someone could channel their grief into direction and purpose"...
2019-08-04 11:48

From bootcamp to burnout: how to make it as a YouTuber – podcast Young stars on the Google-owned site can become multi-millionaires almost overnight but controversy has stalked every stage of YouTube’s growth. Plus: Amelia Abraham on rising LGBT hate crimesThe phenomenal success of Google’s video-sharing website Y...
2019-06-17 05:32

Wiggins podcast: Thomas and Froome will both win Tour again "Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome both have another Tour de France triumph in their careers, according to Bradley Wiggins. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast for all the latest drama and reaction from the Tour de France!"...
2019-08-03 11:16

The price of being a ransomware hero: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to Fabian Wosar, a renowned anti-ransomware expert, who has worked on thousands of cases during his career. The victims that Fabian helps love him. The ransomware hackers he thwarts – not so much. He talks about the sacrific...
2019-07-31 19:48

Gotta catch 'em all … in your sleep: Chips with Everything podcast The Pokémon Company has announced the 2020 launch of Pokémon Sleep, a mobile game that will reward users based on how well they slumber. Jordan Erica Webber looks at why sleep experts are worried about the idea. She is joined by Dale Berning Sawa and...
2019-06-17 20:32

Stop and search is discriminatory, so why is it on the rise? – podcast The first stop and search Jamal ever experienced was when he was 11 years old. Now, at 24, he has been stopped numerous times. Most recently, a stop became aggressive and he was hit in the face with handcuffs, but was charged and convicted with assau...
2019-07-12 07:16

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character might choose to have an abortion. She also chats to Mary Flanagan of Tiltfactor about the potential im...
2019-07-22 12:32

Nighttime podcast recap: The legend of ‘Glove Guy’ When host Jordan Bonaparte first heard of Halifax's "Glove Guy," he immediately dismissed it as untrue or an exaggeration. His initial conclusion couldn't have been more wrong....
2019-05-31 23:48

Technology is messing with our emotions: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to the authors of a new book which looks into why human emotions have changed so drastically in the last couple of centuriesSusan Matt is a professor of history at Weber State University in Utah. She recently collaborated wi...
2019-05-21 16:16

China's forgotten protesters: the other Tiananmens | podcast Hundreds of Chinese cities were involved in the student-led demos in 1989. The Guardian’s Lily Kuo discusses the uprisings outside of Beijing. Plus: Patrick Wintour on Saudi Arabia’s hand in Sudan’s military crackdownZhou Guocong who lived on the out...
2019-06-06 04:48

Kyrgios rips into Djokovic, Nadal in podcast "Australia\u0027s Nick Kyrgios has branded Rafa Nadal a sore loser, the Spaniard\u0027s uncle Toni an \"idiot\" and said world number one Novak Djokovic has a \"sick obsession\" with being liked in a podcast certain to ruffle feathers ahead of the Fr...
2019-05-21 16:16

Autosport Podcast: What to expect from the 2019 Indy 500 Fernando Alonso did not qualify for the 2019 Indianapolis 500. But 33 drivers ranging from rookies to past winners did and will contest IndyCar's greatest race on Sunday...
2019-05-23 15:16

Wiggins bonus podcast: Alaphilippe in control - so is that it for G? "Despite suffering on the Tourmalet on a brutal Stage 14 of the 2019 Tour de France on Saturday, Geraint Thomas is still in with a shout of retaining his yellow jersey, according to Bradley Wiggins."...
2019-07-21 01:48

Entercom Communications to Acquire Two Podcast Companies Entercom Communications has reached deals for a pair of podcast companies, moving the second-largest U.S. radio broadcaster by revenue more heavily into the nascent business....
2019-08-07 16:00

Why are the best footballers in the world suing their bosses? – podcast The Women’s World Cup is nearing the knockout stages, with the tournament favourites, the US, in blistering form. But back home, the players are taking on their governing body in a gender equality lawsuit that could have huge implications for women’s...
2019-06-20 04:16

Netflix releases 'Always Be My Maybe' director's commentary podcast Always Be My Maybe has been one of the most-discussed Netflix projects over the last month or so, with the charming romcom seemingly picking up a legion of fans. Admirers might be keen to learn a bit more about the making of the film, so Netflix has....
2019-07-04 06:16

A week in the life of 8chan: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Julia Carrie Wong about the extremist message board 8chan after the suspect in the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, used the website to post a manifesto on why he targeted those he murdered Continue reading......
2019-08-12 12:00

Meghan: why all the hate against the Duchess of Sussex? – podcast Victoria Murphy on why Meghan has been subjected to a sustained campaign of criticism from sections of the media and the British public. Plus: Malachi O’Doherty on 50 years since the start of the TroublesThe outpouring of bile against the Duchess of ...
2019-08-12 12:00

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon Watts travel to Svalbard to find out how the island is coping with the effects of global heating. And...
2019-07-02 10:48

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of children who had tried to cross the border. What she saw was so shocking she has decided to speak ou...
2019-07-11 07:48

Nielsen wants to track podcast data by... calling people Are true crime podcasts as popular with Millenials as they are with Baby Boomers? Does the under-35 crowd listen to wellness podcasts? Nielsen, the company behind the TV ratings system, will begin to survey Americans about their podcast consumption h...
2019-07-12 04:00

Jeremy Hunt and the NHS: master negotiator or out of his depth? – podcast Denis Campbell assesses whether Hunt’s experience as health secretary warrants him becoming the next prime minister. Plus: Dan Milmo on the Deutsche Bank job cutsJeremy Hunt is now the only man standing between Boris Johnson and 10 Downing Street. Bu...
2019-07-10 05:00

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bars, his name was finally cleared. He tells his harrowing story as a new report reveals that doctors fr...
2019-07-03 11:01

How to Set a Sleep Timer in Your Podcast App so You Don't Lose Your Place After Dozing Off Falling asleep to podcasts has become the geeky equivalent of a glass of warm milk before bed. It’s so popular, in fact, that there’s an entire podcasting genre dedicated to dry topics and gentle conversations to help lull you to sleep. It’s also a t...
2019-08-01 00:16

Finding dark patterns online: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber teams up with Science Weekly host Ian Sample to find out more about how companies use various techniques to trick us into buying something we may never have needed, or wanted Continue reading......
2019-07-15 08:32

9 Thoughts About the New Podcast, Freaknik: A Discourse on a Paradise Lost I listen to a lot of podcasts nowadays, the vast majority centered around true-crime, the NBA or history. I spend a lot of time searching for podcasts that tickle my fancy, though. My fancy is most frequently tickled by discussions about hip-hop, bla...
2019-07-23 00:01

Could Trump’s racist rhetoric win him re-election in 2020? – podcast On 14 July, Donald Trump used Twitter to tell four unnamed Democratic congresswomen to ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came’. His racist language shocked many around the world, but he has refused to ...
2019-07-23 06:48

Autosport podcast: Historic racing's secrets and controversies The reasons behind Historic racing being one of motorsport's success stories over the past two decades are the focus of the latest edition of the Autosport Podcast...
2019-07-04 19:48

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to ho...
2019-07-05 08:16

Autosport Podcast: Where Niki Lauda stands among the F1 greats Niki Lauda's remarkable Formula 1 career is the subject of the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast, which evaluates where he stands among the all-time greats...
2019-05-30 19:48

Spotify signs the Obamas to an exclusive podcast deal If it wasn't already clear by now, Spotify is betting big on podcasting and it's landed another huge catch with its latest deal. Higher Ground, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama's production company, will create exclusive podca...
2019-06-06 22:16

Are peers asleep on the job? Investigating the House of Lords – podcast Investigative journalist David Pegg and data journalist Pamela Duncan have spent the last four months examining the House of Lords. They discuss why the upper house is under such pressure to reform. Plus: Iman Amrani on her modern masculinity seriesI...
2019-06-10 17:16

F1 Podcast: The factors that supported Verstappen's no penalty case The reasons why Max Verstappen escaped a penalty for his pass on Charles Leclerc in the Austrian Grand Prix is the focus of the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast...
2019-07-01 11:32

Trump's coming to see the Queen but what actually happens on a state visit? – podcast Ben Rhodes was Obama’s national security adviser and accompanied him on his UK state visit in 2011. He reveals what goes into planning a trip of this scale and what the UK should expect when Trump arrives next week. Plus: Paul Owen on the fallout fro...
2019-05-31 04:32

Jeff Bezos and the United States of Amazon – podcast In 1994, Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, the company that has since made him the richest man in the world. Julia Carrie Wong charts the company’s success and controversies. Plus: Jim Waterson on why young people aren’t watching the news anymoreAmazon star...
2019-07-31 17:48

Ocean Vuong and the new Great American Novel - books podcast This week, the Vietnamese-born poet Ocean Vuong joins Sian to discuss his prose debut, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. Taking the form of a letter written by a Vietnamese migrant to the US to his mother who can’t read English, Vuong’s novel has alre...
2019-07-23 12:16

Inside the neo-Nazi plot to kill a Labour MP – podcast A plot to kill a Labour MP and a police officer was only disrupted after an informant within the neo-Nazi group National Action blew the whistle. Robbie Mullen passed the details on to Hope Not Hate’s Matthew Collins. Here, they tell their extraordin...
2019-05-23 07:32

A web of lies: Carl Beech and the VIP paedophile ring – podcast In 2014 Carl Beech claimed he had been a victim of child sexual abuse by high-profile politicians. His allegations snowballed into a multimillion-pound police investigation, but rather than exposing a paedophile ring, Beech ended up on trial. Simon M...
2019-07-31 18:16

AP Top 25 Podcast: Picking College Football Hall of Famers There are 76 former major-college football stars eligible to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next year, and whittling down the list to a class of about 12 players is almost impossible. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcas...
2019-06-05 17:00

Autosport podcast: Why French GP is pivotal for Ferrari F1 team The Ferrari Formula 1 team's French Grand Prix weekend will be doubly significant, with its attempt to overturn Sebastian Vettel's Canada penalty and the importance of its on-track performance...
2019-06-21 13:32

The mother who hunts paedophiles in her spare time - podcast Libby Brooks investigates Scotland’s self-styled ‘paedophile hunters’ who use Facebook to track down adults intent on grooming children for abuse. Plus: Labour’s Diane Abbott on the legacy of the late Toni Morrison. Warning: this episode contains str...
2019-08-08 09:32

Domestic abuse meets big tech: Chips with Everything podcast This week, Jordan Erica Webber talks to Anna, whose ex-partner surveilled her every move by using ‘stalkerware’ apps. Jordan also talks to MIT Technology Review journalist Charlotte Jee about what tech companies like Apple and Google could be doing t...
2019-08-19 08:32

Spotify continues to expand its lineup of podcast exclusives Spotify has been on a tear as of late to build out the podcast side of its business, and it's adding another exclusive show to its lineup. The third season of sports-focused show Riggle's Picks, starring comedians Rob Riggle and Sarah Tiana...
2019-06-14 18:16

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will b...
2019-05-28 05:48

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive health...
2019-06-22 12:48

How to use Google to find podcast episodes on a specific topic Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Podcast discovery is already a hard task. Companies like Spotify are investing a lot of money in improving recom...
2019-08-09 15:48

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise ...
2019-08-10 03:48

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling the crisis. Plus: John Stewart on his campaign to ...
2019-06-19 04:16

Autosport podcast: From Villeneuve to Brock in an amazing career Veteran engineer John Gentry has worked in almost every conceivable branch of motorsport - from Formula 1 to grand prix motorcycling, sportscars and touring car racing...
2019-06-14 04:32

Pandora hopes to pad its podcast lineup with direct uploads Pandora doesn't want to sit by the wayside while Spotify snaps up podcast listeners. The streaming music service has started accepting podcasts for "consideration" to be included in its catalog. Those who want a shot just have to submit their ...
2019-08-14 22:32

Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder - podcast We hear about the importance of early intervention in rare cases of pre-teen eating disorders. Plus, calls to ban hands-free phone use while drivingMaggie and her husband James have four daughters. While their oldest, Hattie, was still at primary sch...
2019-08-14 15:48

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 16 years, and hammering a nail in the coffin of that messy, neglected so...
2019-06-04 05:48

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading......
2019-06-21 13:32

Relive the glory of SummerSlam ’97 with WWF podcast Hell In A Cellphone There was a time when daytime soap operas were a huge deal. The wedding of General Hospital’s Luke and Laura in 1981 was watched by 30 million viewers and was such a cultural landmark that Elizabeth Taylor guest-starred on the show just to be at the ...
2019-08-20 03:48

Has Saudi Arabia got away with the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? – podcast A UN report on the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has said there is credible evidence linking the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to the crime. Nick Hopkins and Stephanie Kirchgaessner discuss the killing and the fallout in Saudi A...
2019-06-28 05:48

Disney’s composer-focused podcast debuts this week This Friday, Disney Music Group will launch a podcast that delves into some of its most beloved scores and the people behind them. For Scores includes interviews with composers who've worked across Disney's various enterprises: Disney, Marv...
2019-08-20 21:00

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
2019-06-28 11:48

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codContrary to popular belief, or the writings of Jacques...
2019-05-21 14:38

The price of plenty: how beef changed America – podcast Exploitation and predatory pricing drove the transformation of the US beef industry – and created the model for modern agribusiness• Read the text version here Continue reading......
2019-06-17 14:00

Is John Bolton trying to drive Trump to war with Iran? – podcast Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, was a key architect of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. Now he is stoking tensions with Iran. Julian Borger describes how the standoff could get out of control. Also today: Katharine Viner on how...
2019-05-22 06:01

The Sterling Affairs: Listen to the 30 for 30 five-part podcast series When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
2019-08-20 18:00

Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the US – podcast Nina Lakhani explores how drought and famine are fuelling the wave of migration from Central America to the US. Plus: Emma Graham-Harrison on China and the Hong Kong protestsVictor Funez walks to a cemetery in Nejapa, El Salvador, every day and fills...
2019-08-02 09:48

PAX Cancels Controversial Hosts' Live Podcast, Won't Say Why [Update] The Seattle gaming convention PAX West has canceled a planned live recording of the “Sacred Symbols” gaming podcast, hosted by politically controversial commentators Colin Moriarty and Chris “Ray Gun” Maldonado, that was set to take place at the show...
2019-08-06 14:16

Why aren't Hong Kong's protesters backing down? – podcast Millions of people have taken to the streets over the past three weeks in opposition to an extradition law. The Guardian correspondent Emma Graham-Harrison discusses covering the demonstrations and what could happen next. Plus: Angie Zelter on why sh...
2019-06-27 20:00

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final episode he looks at solutions and discovers an unlikel...
2019-05-21 14:38

Tempest, The Podcast About Our Complicated Relationship With Cars, Is Back For Season 2 Cars are more than just hunks of metal that get us from point A to point B. The best ones have unforgettable stories to tell. From a 94-year-old Tuskegee Airman whose life was full of racing glory to a pool shark with a proclivity for Jeeps to a woma...
2019-08-14 02:16

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Conti...
2019-05-24 12:32

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive science on them...
2019-05-21 15:48

Autosport podcast: Don't blame stewards for Vettel's Canada penalty The major talking point from Formula 1's Canadian Grand Prix was the penalty for Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, which gifted Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton victory in controversial circumstances...
2019-06-10 17:16

Is The Bachelor the path to true love? Hot-takes podcast Hills I'd Die On says yes Just your typical, heartwarming story of healthcare in America: guy gets new insurance, then finds out his new copay on a prescription is $700 at his local drugstore—but somehow it’s only $25 at a supermarket down the street. The guy is Dan Weissmann...
2019-07-08 22:16

Podcast: Could WRC points' leader Tanak leave Toyota for 2020? Ott Tanak is at the centre of the World Rally Championship silly season for 2020, with the possibility of him moving away from Toyota despite currently leading the standings...
2019-07-19 00:01

Phillip Hammond, the Treasury and the risk of a no-deal Brexit - podcast Poppy Trowbridge on her work as a special adviser in Hammond’s Treasury as it tried to plan for Brexit and avoid crashing out with no deal. Plus, Carey Gillam on how the biotech company Monsanto tried to destroy her reputationParliament is gearing up...
2019-08-15 06:48

Podcast: British GP live with Antonio Giovinazzi and Gary Anderson Alfa Romeo Formula 1 driver Antonio Giovinazzi and former technical director Gary Anderson appear on Autosport's live British Grand Prix podcast, recorded at the F1 Racing Fan Village...
2019-07-12 11:16

'My favorite murder': killer queens of the true-crime podcast By blending murder and self-help, comedians Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark have created a cult podcast – and their legions of fans now call themselves ‘murderinos’Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark are not your average agony aunts. For a st...
2019-06-02 19:00

Podcast: Roebuck on Lauda's final title in F1's closest ever fight Niki Lauda's final crowning achievement as a Formula 1 driver was his triumph in the 1984 title fight - a battle celebrated in this archive edition of The Autosport Podcast...
2019-05-21 15:16

Crippled by the state: the impact of austerity on disabled people – podcast Guardian columnist Frances Ryan, who is disabled, has written about inequality and disability rights for decades. She discusses the impact that austerity has had on those most in need. And: Helen Davidson on the Hong Kong protestsIn 1995, the Disabil...
2019-06-11 04:16

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. P...
2019-07-09 04:48

Female-founded podcast network Earios releases its first shows Right now, there are more than 700,000 active podcasts and more than 29 million podcast episodes, as illustrated by Music Oomph. And although there seems to be a podcast for everyone, nearly all of the networks that host, develop, and promote shows a...
2019-07-04 16:32

England vs Netherlands: How big is the Nations League? Standard Sport podcast After two all English European finals the attention now turns to the national team as England take on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the inaugural Nations League....
2019-06-03 19:48

Podcast: Could Bottas have beaten Hamilton in the British Grand Prix Whether Valtteri Bottas could have beaten Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton to British Grand Prix victory is the main talking point on the latest episode of The Autosport Podcast...
2019-07-15 18:16

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading....
2019-06-07 12:48

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding out how companies play on our psyches to pinch our pennies and what we can do about it Continue read...
2019-07-12 16:16

Praise (insert preferred deity), Spotify finally has a podcast tab When Spotify officially launched in India in February, I was excited for a particular reason apart from its music prowess. I wouldn’t need to use multiple podcast apps across platforms. However, I was utterly disappointed by the podcast experience on...
2019-06-14 16:16

The women fighting back in Kenya's biggest slum - podcast Edita Ochieng and like-minded women are taking a stand against endemic sexual violence and police corruption in Kibera. Plus: Angelique Chrisafis on why climate protesters in France are stealing portraits of Emmanuel Macron. Warning: this podcast con...
2019-08-06 02:16

Aural sex: erotic podcast offers stories to stimulate your ears Unlike visual pornography, Dipsea is ‘about your imagination’, its founders sayFor the team at Dipsea, a podcast app that releases erotic sex-positive audio stories, the crucial piece in any of their shorts is the listener’s imagination.In a world wh...
2019-07-22 08:16

Autosport Podcast: Should dominant BTCC BMW 3 Series be pegged back? The new BMW 325i M Sport has dominated the first half of the 2019 British Touring Car Championship, and there is pressure for the car to be pegged back...
2019-07-22 15:00

Cancer town: life in the shadow of a chemical plant - podcast In Reserve, Louisiana, Oliver Laughland hears how a community is fighting for the right to a safe environment for their children, who face a risk of cancer 50 times higher than the national average. Plus Helen Pidd on the battle to save the dam at Wh...
2019-08-07 13:48

Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. 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 exclusive podcasts....
2019-06-06 19:32

How we can learn to stop worrying and love language – books podcast On this week’s podcast, we’re exploring the ways language and punctuation are evolving. Guardian journalist David Shariatmadari comes in to talk about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s much discussed language rules for his staff, and why he banned words such as “ver...
2019-08-07 13:16

The life of Alexander von Humboldt, plus foraging for food – books podcast On this week’s show, we’re talking about two books that encourage us to look anew at nature. Claire sits down in Cartegena with Andrea Wulf, who won the Royal Society prize in 2016 for The Invention of Nature, her biography of Alexander von Humboldt....
2019-05-21 21:48

Dark Poutine podcast recap: The Vancouver Stanley Cup riots The Vancouver Canucks made the Stanley Cup finals twice in 17 years. After both, coming on the heels of game 7 losses, bad apples tore up the fair city....
2019-06-04 18:32

Wiggins podcast: Shock at Rowe being expelled, blow for Thomas "Geraint Thomas is a rider down after Luke Rowe was expelled from the Tour de France, and it could be very significant, according to Bradley Wiggins. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast for all the latest drama and reaction from the Tour de...
2019-07-24 22:48

Is prime minister Boris Johnson leading us to a no-deal Brexit? - podcast Boris Johnson will enter Downing Street this afternoon as Britain’s new prime minister. But Britain is still hurtling to the Brexit deadline of 31 October – with parliament rising this week for its summer recess. Rowena Mason and Daniel Boffey map ou...
2019-07-24 11:00

F1 Podcast: Will Hamilton form leave Bottas standing in title fight? The latest edition of The Autosport Podcast asks if Lewis Hamilton's crushing run of form will leave even Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas standing in the Formula 1 drivers' title battle...
2019-06-24 08:48

Understanding Dominic Cummings, Boris Johnson's chief strategist – podcast James Graham, screenwriter of the TV drama Brexit: The Uncivil War, talks about Dominic Cummings, the former Vote Leave director now at the heart of Boris Johnson’s strategy team. And: Daniel Trilling on how the media covers refugeesDominic Cummings ...
2019-08-01 04:16

THE PODCAST REPORT: Why podcasts should be the go-to channel for your next ad campaign — and how brands can tap into the future of audio (KRW) This is a preview of The Podcast Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The number of US podcast consumers has more than doubled in the past decade — and there's still a long runway for growth....
2019-07-13 20:48

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who ...
2019-07-19 14:48

Private armies and secret deals: Russia's drive into Africa – podcast A cache of leaked documents appear to show how a close Putin ally is leading a push to turn Africa into a strategic hub with echoes of Soviet-era zones of influence. Luke Harding reports on the Kremlin’s drive to leave its mark on the continent. Plus...
2019-06-13 06:00

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue reson...
2019-07-31 17:48

Obscene texts and corruption: the downfall of Puerto Rico's governor - podcast Mass protests triggered by leaked text messages have led to the resignation of Ricardo Rosselló. Oliver Laughland discusses his time on the island. And: Larry Elliott on why sterling is at a 28-month lowHundreds of thousands of people have lined the ...
2019-07-31 18:16

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly clai...
2019-05-21 14:38

Spotify Reports User Growth Amid Industry Podcast Boom Spotify posted greater-than-expected user growth in the latest quarter as the music-streaming giant improved long-term retention of its listeners and broadened its podcasting business....
2019-07-31 19:00

Antique firearms: gangs, guns and untraceable ‘ghost bullets’ - podcast Kenneth Rosen on how British gangs are using a loophole in the law to get hold of antique firearms and untraceable bullets. Plus: Guardian editor-in-chief Katharine Viner on the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo massacreA drive-by shooting of four gi...
2019-08-16 13:48

UPDATE 2-Obamas jump into booming podcast business with Spotify partnership Former U.S. 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 exclusive podcasts....
2019-06-06 20:32

Death, carnage and chaos: a climber on his recent ascent of Everest – podcast On 23 May, an image taken by the climber Nirmal Pujra went viral. It showed a long queue of climbers waiting to reach the summit of Everest. Elia Saikaly, a film-maker, was on that climb. He describes the ascent, while the Guardian’s Michael Safi dis...
2019-06-04 04:48

In black and white: why Newcastle United fans want Mike Ashley out – podcast As the Premier League season kicks off this weekend, David Conn examines the fraught relationship between Newcastle United fans and the club’s owner, Mike Ashley. Plus, Ammar Kalia on the Miss England beauty contestThere are few clubs that inspire su...
2019-08-10 01:16

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

Wiggins podcast: Can Yates recover from 'dreadful' time trial to set Giro alight? "Bradley Wiggins labelled Simon Yates\u0027 time trial performance on Stage 9 as \"dreadful\" - but could the Brit\u0027s struggles be setting up a sensational denouement to the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia?"...
2019-05-21 18:00

My friend, the fake German heiress: a true crime special – books podcast For years, Anna Sorokin passed herself off as “Anna Delvey”, an extravagant socialite who bankrolled her lavish lifestyle with tens of thousands of dollars swindled from banks, hotels and friends who believed she was a wealthy German heiress. One of ...
2019-08-13 10:16

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to call up his famous friends for podcast about the creative process We’ve all heard of podcasts about murder and podcasts about bad movies, but we seem to be witnessing the birth of a third podcast genre now in the form of discussions about the creative process. Ted Leo and Aimee Mann launched The Art Of Process earl...
2019-07-16 03:00

Our Riverdale podcast closes the curtains on a crazy season with character superlatives and a call from mom School’s out for summer on Riverdale, but Dial M For Maple returns to the halls fo Riverdale High for one final look at the show’s wildest season yet. Hosts Marah and Cameron revisit the season’s highs and lows—including that insane speech about “the...
2019-06-06 17:16

Larry Wilmore Welcomes Mosque Shooter's Favorite Twitter User To His Ringer Podcast What is there to gain from having Ben Shapiro on your platform of choice? Is it the possibility that he shares his appearance with his audience, and hopefully some of that traffic drips down to you? Is that tradeoff worth it? On the latest episode of...
2019-06-14 05:16

Tomorrow's weather forecast: fair with a good chance of improvement – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly joins forces with our sister technology podcast, Chips with Everything, to look at the future of weather forecasting. Graihagh Jackson finds out how accurate predictions currently are, while Jordan Erica Webber discusses how street cam...
2019-05-31 07:32

Watch: Will Ferrell brings Ron Burgundy to all late night shows, promotes Season 2 of podcast Will Ferrell reprised his role as comedic broadcaster Ron Burgundy across all of the late night talk shows to promote the second season of "The Ron Burgundy Podcast."...
2019-08-09 16:16

Jamie Dornan, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater Cast in Dr. Death Series Based on Podcast Major casting news! Jamie Dornan, Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater are set to star in UCP's TV adaptation of Wondery's hit podcast Dr. Death. The project, which will be a limited......
2019-08-10 06:48

Shudder announces Visitations podcast with Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, and a killer rosters of guests If there’s one thing that we, as a species, love almost as much as telling ourselves scary stories, it’s talking about why they spook us as much as they do. Hence (part of) the appeal of Shudder’s new Visitations podcasts, an exploration of cinematic...
2019-05-30 06:16

MPs set up new political group to act as 'Switzerland' A new group of independent MPs has been set up in parliament, intended to be a "welcoming home" for those thinking of defecting from the Conservatives or Labour....
2019-07-11 00:16

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed de...
2019-08-16 17:48

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consi...
2019-06-07 03:00

Break the Political Machines One of the most important features of politics in America is the influence of local political machines. Perhaps no state has felt that influence more than New Jersey, but as Politico reported on Tuesday, that could be changing....
2019-05-21 17:16

Political drama not selling books like it used to The book world has turned upside down when it comes to predicting a best-seller. A year ago, Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” was in the No. 1 spot for the first half, and not far behind was former FBI Director James Comey’s book “A Higher Loyalty” at...
2019-07-13 04:48

Opinion: A political bombshell in Kosovo Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has surprisingly resigned after being requested to face a special war crimes tribunal in The Hague. This will have far-reaching political consequences, says Vilma Filaj-Ballvora....
2019-07-20 19:16

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
2019-06-09 19:00

The political life of Theresa May – in pictures A look back over May’s political career, from being elected as MP for Maidenhead in 1997 to Brexit, the snap election that backfired and her onstage dancing at the 2018 Tory conference Continue reading......
2019-05-24 16:32

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
2019-05-21 20:00

Nicaragua says it will free another 50 political prisoners Nicaragua's government said on Thursday it was releasing another 50 political prisoners, amid opposition threats to ramp up demonstrations if President Daniel Ortega does not honor a pledge to free hundreds of people detained for opposing him....
2019-05-30 23:00

How the Viral Campaign Ad Became a Political Trap Democratic candidates in deep-red districts have figured out how to tell their stories to faraway liberal donors. But that might not help them at home....
2019-08-08 00:00

Ex-MI6 chief: UK going through 'political nervous breakdown' Sir John Sawers says Brexit has left country divided and damaged its global reputationThe UK is going through a “political nervous breakdown”, with the Brexit debate stirring anxiety in Whitehall, a former MI6 chief has claimed.Sir John Sawers said t...
2019-07-06 18:32

#GreenShirtGuy is the cure for political absurdity Social media discourse is generally unhinged. But for those who follow US politics, simply opening the Twitter or Facebook app is like jumping into a swirling vortex of rage and blame. It’s as though we’ve forgotten how to communicate with one anothe...
2019-08-09 02:00

Kumail Nanjiani addresses Conan no-show on the Conan O’Brien Needs A Friend podcast Kumail Nanjiani drew the ire of the Conan-verse last week when the comedian and Stuber star cancelled—don’t say he bailed!—his appearance on the host’s TBS series just 30 minutes before showtime. The result ended up being a testament to off-the-cuff ...
2019-07-15 21:01

Omari Hardwick returns 'home' with his poetry-themed podcast Omari Hardwick calls himself "artsy-fartsy" and credits his "Poetics" podcast for giving him another creative outlet. He reveals that despite being a successful actor, he's "definitely an artist first and poet first." (July 1)    ...
2019-07-02 02:16

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could better communication be the key? And what tips can scientists and journalists take from political camp...
2019-08-02 09:32

Driver Rowland isn't missing 'extremely political' F1 Endurance racing may not be Oliver Rowland's specialty but patience is a quality that has, at last, taken the Englishman to a world-class championship....
2019-06-20 11:00

Legacy Of Teacher Walkouts Could Be More Political Activism OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Betty Collins was born and raised in Tulsa, but the eighth grade history teacher hadn’t been to the state Capitol in Oklahoma City until last spring, when she educators throughout the state walked off the job to protest for...
2019-06-15 19:48

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new w...
2019-07-04 12:32

Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking. And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington. I’...
2019-06-11 06:48

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
2019-07-07 07:32

Former spy boss says Britain having political nervous breakdown Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on Saturday....
2019-07-07 00:32

Boy Arrested For Political Unrest When He Was 13 Won't Be Executed: Saudi A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday......
2019-06-16 10:32

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody. President Da...
2019-06-18 20:16

How Ross Perot Changed Political Campaigns Ross Perot, the self-made Texas billionaire and one of the most successful third-party presidential candidates in U.S. history, died on Tuesday, his family’s spokesperson confirmed. He was 89. Running as an Independent in the 1992 presidential ...
2019-07-10 05:48

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to...
2019-06-10 11:32

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
2019-07-17 19:00

On Eve of Her Exit, May Denounces Political Rancor. Some Blame Her for It. In her valedictory speech Mrs. May attacked the “politics of winners and losers, of absolutes and of perpetual strife.” But critics says her leadership has stoked a growing Brexit crisis....
2019-07-17 22:00

Nicaraguan government to release 100 political prisoners MANAGUA — The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis and push for a general strike. The gove...
2019-05-22 01:48

The Strange Political Ascent of Alyssa Milano On April 21, 2010, Us Weekly ran an article that was simply titled: “Alyssa Milano: She’s Back!” The actor had spent the years since Charmed ended in a familiar post-network-series purgatory, taking bit parts in sitcoms and doing TV movies. She wore ...
2019-08-06 21:48

Trump’s overblown Secret Political Genius It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
2019-07-19 12:48

Facebook Ends Commissions for Political Ad Sales Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as the tech giant overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
2019-05-23 12:00

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
2019-08-04 20:48

Beshear vs. Bevin political showdown set in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In Kentucky political circles, Beshear vs. Bevin has become shorthand for the bitter feud between the state’s governor and attorney general over legal issues with sweeping implications for the future. The drama between Re...
2019-05-22 10:48

Rosneft CEO accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin CEO of Russian oil group Rosneft said on Thursday the United States was using energy as a political weapon and that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
2019-06-06 11:48

Nicaragua government releases 50 more political prisoners Nicaragua's government said Thursday it has released 50 prisoners detained in protests from jail to house arrest as an agreed-upon deadline to release all such prisoners approaches....
2019-05-30 23:00

Timeline: Key dates in Sudan's political upheaval Opposition leaders said on Thursday they had resolved major sticking points in talks with Sudan's military rulers, bringing them closer to a deal on forming a new transitional government after the ousting of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
2019-08-01 20:48

Facebook Backs Away From the Hard Sell on Political Ads Facebook said it stopped paying commissions to employees who sell political ads, as it overhauls how it engages with campaigns ahead of elections in 2020....
2019-05-23 14:16

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential election, but the company’s billionaire CEO decided again...
2019-05-24 05:00

As Biden Rakes In Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
2019-05-21 14:38

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
2019-05-21 14:38

Theresa May becomes UK's latest Brexit political casualty Theresa May came into power after the Brexit referendum, yet she never managed to unite the Conservatives. Before stepping down as prime minister, May was one of the most powerful women ever in British politics....
2019-05-24 12:32

Political Parties Still Have Cybersecurity Hygiene Problems Three years after the DNC hack, a new report finds that political parties around the world have ongoing security flaws that leave them vulnerable to attack....
2019-05-21 15:16

Theresa May's Political Demise Is Noise for Investors Sterling took a fresh battering this week as the stuttering Brexit process ground to a halt and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May resigned. Like most of the pound’s gyrations over the past two years, the move likely won’t mean much in the long run....
2019-05-24 18:32

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
2019-05-24 12:32

Bolsonaro targets commission on political disappearances Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s government is replacing more than half the members of a commission investigating disappearances and murders during the dictatorship...
2019-08-01 23:32

Germany's youth wake up to their political power The European Parliament elections clearly showed that Germany's young people want their voice to be heard. Observers say a new political generation is rising, with new ways of sharing its thoughts and priorities....
2019-06-08 22:16

'You all go' - thousands of Algerians demonstrate for political reforms With banners reading "You all go" and "We need new figures", tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the Algerian capital on Friday for what has become a regular demonstration demanding the removal of the ruling elite....
2019-06-08 02:32

Poland’s democracy anniversary marred by political divisions WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland is celebrating 30 years since elections that ended communist rule in the country — but political leaders are divided over that legacy. The opposition argues the 1989 vote, in which Poles chose Solidarity candidates over c...
2019-06-04 14:32

Facebook still can’t control the far-right political propaganda monster it built The week leading up to the European Union Parliamentary elections reinforced the image of Facebook as a company unable to control its platform.Read More...
2019-05-27 15:16

"BJP Suffered Political Untouchability, Violence": PM Modi After Mega Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his party, the BJP, has had to contend with twin challenges - political untouchability and political violence. But today, "in the political canvas of the nation......
2019-05-27 14:48

McConnell supporters on AOC photo: ‘Political correctness to the extreme’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on the warpath Tuesday over a picture of some Mitch McConnell-supporting high-schoolers groping and mock-choking a cardboard cutout of her — but the Senate majority leader and his supporters said her complaints were...
2019-08-07 05:48

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strips statehood from Jammu and Kashmir, its only Muslim-majority state, splitting the region into two uni...
2019-08-07 12:48

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
2019-08-02 06:32

Philippine youth losing faith in political system Philippine youth, who make up more than half of their country's population, are generally anti-establishment. Their failure to make an impact on the mid-term polls raises many questions about the future of the country....
2019-05-21 20:48

Former Fed Leaders Plea for Central Bank's Political Independence All four former still-living Fed chairs—Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen—made their case for the central bank to remain independent and free from short-term political pressures....
2019-08-06 13:00

Lawyer: Roy Moore lawsuit is frivolous, ‘political prop’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A woman who said she dated Alabama political figure Roy Moore as a teenager is asking a judge to resolve Moore’s defamation lawsuit against her as he begins a new Senate campaign. Lawyers for Debbie Wesson Gibson filed a...
2019-06-28 00:48

'Boris Johnson could be the man to put motoring back on the political spectrum' Opinion 3 Aug, 2019 New PM Boris Johnson could be the man to put cars, motorists and the road network back on the political agenda, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-08-03 18:16

Planned Parenthood launches regional political group BALTIMORE (AP) — Planned Parenthood says it is launching a regional political advocacy group to help protect abortion rights in Maryland, the District of Columbia and northern Virginia. Planned Parenthood is announcing this week that it is creating t...
2019-06-12 12:16

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law. The Louisiana govern...
2019-06-19 01:48

New Bill Would Give Voters the Right to Know What Data a Political Campaign Has About Them The Cambridge Analytica scandal around the 2016 U.S. presidential election remains one of the most astonishing revelations of not only the breadth of data social networks collect about us and our friends but how this data can be used to psychological...
2019-08-01 23:48

| Trump revives political bias accusations against Google US President Donald Trump has revived his criticism of Google, referencing a fired engineer who claimed the internet giant was working against his re-election....
2019-08-07 14:16

Hong Kong's lawyers march against 'political prosecutions' Around 3,000 legal professionals pile pressure on justice department in ninth week of protests Thousands of Hong Kong’s legal professionals have staged a march to put pressure on the city’s Department of Justice over what they say are political prose...
2019-08-07 18:32

Some Israelis Worry U.S. Bipartisan Political Support Is Eroding Concerns in Israel grow that Prime Minister Netanyahu’s decision to deny entry to two U.S. congresswomen who are critical of Israeli policy will undermine longstanding bipartisan support for the country in the U.S....
2019-08-17 04:16

Bad economic news raises political risks for Trump President Donald Trump enjoyed a brief stock market bounce after deciding to delay his threatened tariffs on Chinese-made cell phones and toys, but Wednesday's very bad day for the US stock market underscored the grim economic reality facing the Pres...
2019-08-16 15:48

Italian PM expected to resign as political chaos deepens Giuseppe Conte to address Senate, two weeks after deputy PM pulled plug on coalitionThe Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, is widely expected to resign on Tuesday after delivering a blistering attack against Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far...
2019-08-20 12:48

Italian political standoff keeps rescued migrants stranded at sea A charity rescue ship carrying 134 migrants, mostly Africans, waited off the coast of Italy on Friday as a battle between former political allies in Rome stopped it docking at the southern island of Lampedusa....
2019-08-16 12:48

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
2019-08-15 02:48

Five of Curt Schilling's most controversial political opinions As the former MLB star ponders a run for Congress, here's a look back at some of the firebrand's most controversial political opinions.       ...
2019-08-13 19:00

'Troubles tourism': should Derry be celebrating its political murals? Fifty years since the Battle of the Bogside, some fear the new status of Derry’s murals as a tourist attraction will stop the community overcoming the pastOne of the first things you see as you enter Bogside is a 20ft mural of a 12-year-old boy, wear...
2019-08-12 13:00

The Daughters of the Confederacy Who Turned Their Heritage to Political Ends “Sisters and Rebels” by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall delivers a nuanced portrait of the Lumpkin sisters, who responded to their Southern family history in powerful and public ways....
2019-06-21 12:48

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official on Friday....
2019-05-21 16:32

EU election: Germany's youth wield their political power Greta Thunberg, "Fridays for Future," and a popular YouTuber pushed climate change to the top of the European elections agenda in Germany. The young voted in droves and want to change more than the political landscape....
2019-05-28 00:00

Argentina starts its closely watched political primaries Argentines are voting in party primaries seen as a litmus test for general elections in October with pundits closely monitoring support shown for President Mauricio Macri and a ticket involving ex-President Cristina Fernández...
2019-08-11 17:00

Britain is at its most delicate political moment in years. Now here comes Trump. His long-delayed state visit collides with the nadir, at least so far, of Britain’s long and tortuous withdrawal from the European Union. “He’ll say dreadful things about Brexit that will upset at least half the British population,” a former British ...
2019-06-01 05:32

Political Gambits Threaten More Economic Upheaval in Europe In the U.K. and Italy, charismatic right-wing leaders are launching high-risk bids for greater power that entail clashes with the European Union, potentially disrupting their nations’ economies and Europe’s already faltering growth....
2019-08-10 08:16

U.S. yields tumble on trade worries, political tension U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday, in line with the weak stock market, as trade worries and global political tensions in places such as Hong Kong and Argentina supported safe-haven assets....
2019-08-13 01:48

Liberals were warned EI review could have political consequences: documents Documents provided to Social Development Minister Jean-Yves Duclos late last year warned about how a detailed review could drum up "significant expectations" on the Liberals to enact very costly changes to the program, tailored to each group's priori...
2019-08-09 10:48

Poland’s democracy anniversary exposes political divisions Celebrations of Poland’s 30 years of democracy have been marred by political divisions over the assessment of the 1989 elections that ended communist rule and over the course of the current right-wing government...
2019-06-04 16:16

Political art in China 30 years after the Tiananmen Square protests Contemporary Chinese art dates its beginnings back to 1978 - the year of reform and change. But how free are artists in their expression in China today?...
2019-06-02 15:48

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
2019-05-24 18:00

Trump’s supposed Secret Political Genius is overblown It's tempting to argue the provocative things that Trump does — like his racist tweets — are actually somehow politically savvy. Here's why that may not be the case....
2019-07-19 15:48

An American Married Into a Political Family in China and Now She Can't Leave A U.S. citizen related to the most senior Chinese politician jailed in Xi Jinping’s anticorruption campaign said authorities won’t let her leave the country, in a rare public airing of grievances by someone under an exit ban....
2019-07-02 17:16

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
2019-06-11 18:48

EU elections turnout rises as political landscape fragments Rightwing populists expected to finish first in UK and Italy, while Netherlands and Spain embrace pro-EU messageEU election live results 2019: across EuropeEuropean elections 2019: news and analysis - liveMore EU citizens have voted in European parli...
2019-05-27 01:32

Saudi Arabia: Pop music gains a political conscience International pop music is hugely popular in the Gulf monarchy. But should international stars shun the country because of its poor record on human rights?...
2019-07-21 18:16

International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons The Times stopped running syndicated political cartoons in April, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition....
2019-06-11 09:16

Rep. Schiff well-versed in the political ramifications of impeaching a president In 2000, the Democrat ousted a California Republican congressman who voted to impeach President Bill Clinton and who served as a House manager in the Senate trial....
2019-07-20 23:16

Trump’s Decision to Tap Shelton Creates Political Risk for the Fed Judy Shelton, President Trump’s nominee to the Federal Reserve Board, criticizes how the central bank sets rates — and could reignite an old controversy....
2019-07-04 13:16

UK’s home secretary calls for calming of political rhetoric Britain’s home secretary has pleaded for the calming of extreme political rhetoric and empathized with four U.S. congresswomen of color who were the target of President Donald Trump’s tweets...
2019-07-19 17:01

Nicaragua releases political prisoners under contentious new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Monday it released 50 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-government protests while also protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
2019-06-11 09:00

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
2019-06-11 07:16

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
2019-07-07 03:00

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of the announcement before rebounding somewhat, but ...
2019-07-15 03:32

Scarlett Johansson Speaks Out About Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson made headlines this weekend over her recent comments about political correctness and casting. The 34-year-old actress discussed the topic during an interview for AS IF......
2019-07-14 09:32

In losing legal battles over census, Trump may win political war The Trump administration has few realistic options to get a citizenship question onto next year's census, but by keeping the issue in the public eye it could still trigger an undercount of residents in Democratic-leaning areas, legal and political ex...
2019-07-08 16:48

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
2019-07-13 16:48

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European nation....
2019-07-23 12:48

"Have Every Right": Amit Shah On Seeking End To Bengal Political Killings Sparring between the BJP and Trinamool Congress continued on Monday, with Home Minister Amit Shah saying that the Centre has every right to demand that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "immediately end"......
2019-07-02 01:16

Graham: ‘Political suicide’ for Pelosi to try to impeach Trump Sen. Lindsey Graham said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would be committing “political suicide” if she tries to impeach President Trump. “Her job is very much at risk,” the South Carolina Republican told “Fox News Sunday....
2019-05-27 05:16

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
2019-06-05 12:48

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy...
2019-06-11 23:16

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
2019-07-25 05:32

PM Modi To Resolve Naga Political Issue In His Second Term, Says BJP The BJP in Nagaland on Wednesday asserted that the decades-long Naga political problem will be resolved during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term in office....
2019-06-05 21:00

Venezuela political negotiations to continue next week: sources The sources said the location for the talks will be decided by the government of Norway, which is leading the mediation effort and hosted two previous rounds of exploratory talks in May....
2019-06-30 10:48

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2019-08-01 04:32

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in...
2019-06-27 20:00

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding...
2019-06-30 07:32

De Blasio-controlled political group raises $600,000: filings Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political operation raised another $600,000 over the first six months of the year as Hizzoner laid the groundwork for his longshot presidential bid, according to a filing released late Wednesday. De Blasio’s federal...
2019-08-01 08:48

Judge: Claims of political motives in census fight ‘serious’ NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says allegations that Republicans pushed to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census because they thought it would give white people an electoral advantage are “serious.” But U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman i...
2019-06-05 23:16

Nicaragua releases dozens of political prisoners under new amnesty law Fifty prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday while two journalists were set free TuesdayNicaragua has released dozens of political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-gove...
2019-06-11 19:32

Italy blocks Bannon’s plans for right-wing political academy COLLEPARDO, Italy (AP) — The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome. On Friday, Italy’s...
2019-06-01 17:16

In its second season premiere, Pose expertly blends the personal with the political Pose begins its second season in 1990 in a graveyard of nameless, endless tombs. It’s a striking visual representation of the way the world tried to strip HIV-positive people of their humanity, punishing and isolating them even in death. It’s a grand...
2019-06-12 05:48

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster....
2019-06-14 21:48

European Leaders Haggle Over Top Jobs After Elections Redraws E.U. Political Map (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders are set for a night of haggling Tuesday over who should lead the 28-nation bloc’s key institutions for the next five years after weekend elections shook up Europe’s political landscape. Presidents...
2019-05-28 17:16

Analysis: Trump's UK visit gives chance to throw political punches President Donald Trump swept into Britain Monday throwing rhetorical punches, blasting a prominent local critic as "a stone cold loser" at the start of a state visit he hopes to mine for his own political advantage....
2019-06-04 01:00

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of...
2019-06-10 17:16

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
2019-06-07 14:32

Hong Kong’s first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong’s first female leader Carrie Lam is fighting for her political life, vulnerable to a public that never truly backed her and a leadership in Beijing eager for an end to destabilizing protests...
2019-06-15 17:16

The New York Times cuts all political cartoons, and cartoonists are not happy The Times says it will turn to longer-form, graphic-novel-style commentary. Cartoonists see the move as yet another sign that the editorial-cartoon industry is foundering....
2019-06-12 00:32

FCA-Renault deal talks navigate French political hurdles Fiat Chrysler has resolved key differences with France over its proposed merger with Renault, three sources told Reuters, as talks on the $35 billion tie-up plan progressed towards a possible agreement on Wednesday....
2019-06-04 23:01

Britain's Hunt says pursuing no-deal Brexit would be 'political suicide' Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said it would be "political suicide" for Britain to pursue a no-deal Brexit, becoming the most senior figure vying to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May to rule out doing so and drawing a battle line with rivals....
2019-05-28 17:16

Putin backs Moldova's new government amid political turmoil Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova's new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation....
2019-06-13 12:48

Putin backs Moldova’s new government amid political turmoil CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has strongly backed Moldova’s new coalition government, which has been locked in a power struggle with a rival group amid a surge in political tensions in the ex-Soviet nation. In an int...
2019-06-13 13:48

Donald Trump, the one person more of a political basket case than Britain Over three endless days, the US president was welcomed as grist to our dark satanic content mills It is finally over, then, the state visit during which US President Donald Trump treated Britain like a Moscow hotel mattress. God, we deserved it. The ...
2019-06-05 21:48

U.S. healthcare stocks shielded from political pressures prove profitable U.S. healthcare investors have found success this year buying stocks of companies whose products improve eyesight, treat pets and fix crooked teeth, all viewed as unlikely to fall victim to political and regulatory issues pressuring a wide swath of ...
2019-06-14 00:48

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-13 06:32

Papua New Guinea PM formally resigns after weeks of political chaos Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
2019-05-29 05:48

UPDATE 1-Russia's Sechin accuses U.S. of using energy as a political weapon Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, accused the United States of using energy as a political weapon and said on Thursday that the U.S. golden age of energy had become an "era of energy colonialism" for other countries....
2019-06-06 11:48

New York Times To Cease Political Cartoons After Anti-Semitism Row The New York Times has announced it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after apologising for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin......
2019-06-11 14:48

Twitter will begin flagging ‘abusive’ tweets from political leaders Some of President Trump’s tweets may soon come with a trigger warning. In a move that looked like it was at least partly targeting the president, Twitter said on Thursday it will begin flagging tweets from political figures that violate its rules on ...
2019-06-27 20:48

'It was a political lynch mob': Steve King pledges to fight GOP over his exile Rep. Steve King, hellbent on making a congressional comeback, is vowing to look at all procedural options to force his way back onto the committees from which he was exiled.But the Iowa Republican is finding little support from his colleagues for the...
2019-06-05 14:48

Tick tock goes the political clock as Dems weigh impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — The political clock is ticking toward the 2020 election as House Democrats consider whether to launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. That could limit how long House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can say yes or no...
2019-06-06 07:16

Political Ad Spending Will Approach $10 Billion in 2020, New Forecast Predicts Political ad spending will increase to $9.9 billion in 2020, according to the latest U.S. ad forecast from WPP PLC’s ad-buying unit GroupM. That would be up from $8.7 billion in 2018, the year of the midterm Congressional elections, and $6.3 billion ...
2019-06-04 15:00

IMF suspended work with Venezuela on economic data after political upheaval The International Monetary Fund suspended work with Venezuela on its economic data in January because of questions about the legitimacy of the government, the IMF said on Thursday, two days after the central bank reported its first data in nearly fou...
2019-05-30 20:48

Mayawati Puts Gathbandhan Under Review: "Can't Ignore Political Reality" Mayawati today made it official. Her party BSP will contest bypolls to 11 Uttar Pradesh assembly seats alone, after her alliance with Akhilesh Yadav flopped in the national election. Announcing this,......
2019-06-04 08:00

Hong Kong political strife continues with protests, strikes Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial independence...
2019-06-11 15:48

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying on sheer intelligence, ambition, canny networking and an astute deference to authority....
2019-06-16 00:16

Russian tainted oil suspect seeking political asylum in Lithuania Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, a Vilnius district court spokesman told Reuters on Friday....
2019-07-19 11:32

Sushma Swaraj "Surprised" Over Political Killings Under Mamata Banerjee Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said it is "surprising" that political killings are taking place in West Bengal under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee who herself has been a "victim of......
2019-07-24 19:48

Italy blocks Bannon's plans for right-wing political academy The Italian government is blocking plans by former White House adviser Steve Bannon to set up an academy for future populist political leaders in a medieval monastery in the mountains outside of Rome....
2019-06-01 21:00

Former Canadian ministers who clashed with Trudeau to make political announcements Two former cabinet ministers who accused people close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of interfering in a corporate corruption case and were later ejected from the ruling Liberal Party will make announcements about their political futures on Monday....
2019-05-25 05:48

Russia calls Georgian TV tirade against Putin a political provocation Russia on Monday condemned an obscenity-laden tirade against President Vladimir Putin by a Georgian television presenter on-air, calling it an unacceptable political provocation by radical forces....
2019-07-08 11:48

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for political reasons The choice of Baku as host of the Europa League final provided Arsenal with further grounds for discontent Tuesday when one of the team's most talented players pulled out of the game for political reasons....
2019-05-22 16:16

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced ...
2019-05-23 21:16

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
2019-05-26 13:00

Opinion: Strait of Hormuz crisis a political dead-end for Germany The past few days have highlighted a key shortcoming in Germany's foreign policy. Berlin's response to the Iran crisis shows the country's limited ability to act on the world stage, says DW's Christian F. Trippe....
2019-07-31 19:48

"Political Funeral" Of Anti-BJP Front On May 23: UP Deputy Chief Minister Ahead of counting of votes for Lok Sabha polls, UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday claimed that May 23 will witness the "political funeral" of the anti-BJP alliance of opposition......
2019-05-22 11:48

Eknath Khadse Hits Out At Political Detractors Over "False" Allegation Former Maharashtra minister Eknath Khadse Tuesday turned emotional in the Legislative Assembly while taking a swipe at his political detractors for raising "false" allegations of land grab against him......
2019-07-03 13:16

White House says Trump's July Fourth will be patriotic, not political White House officials on Tuesday said President Trump will avoid politics and stick to patriotic themes in a high-profile July Fourth speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington amid questions about the cost and tone of the celebration....
2019-07-03 01:00

Puerto Rico governor tabs former political rival as successor Outgoing Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello nominated Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi Wednesday as secretary of state, clearing a path for him to succeed the governor of the U.S. territory this week....
2019-08-01 09:48

Political Ad Spend Hits Rs 27.7 Crore On Facebook As Lok Sabha Polls End Led by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), political parties in India spent a total of Rs 27.73 crore on Facebook for posting political ads on the platform as the seven-phase general election......
2019-05-21 21:01

How Boris Johnson's Blond Locks Became Recognisable Political Brand At different times described as a "straw-coloured mop", "eccentrically windblown" and resembling a "mediaeval monk", Boris Johnson's talismanic haircut has helped define a political career that has......
2019-07-24 16:32

Germany's CDU slams YouTuber Rezo over political viral video A YouTuber has come under attack from politicians in Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU, accusing him of spreading false information about the party. The YouTuber had accused the party of not doing enough on climate change....
2019-05-22 21:48

Understand Breaking News From Multiple Political Perspectives Using AllSides It’s important to know what’s going on in the world—but it’s also important to understand these events from multiple perspectives, especially if you tend to favor news sources that support your own points of view....
2019-07-23 21:16

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that...
2019-05-23 22:32

Surge in voters who say race card used against Trump 'for political gain' Voters are largely split when asked if President Trump is a racist, but there has been a new surge in those who believe critics are using the race card for political gain against the White House....
2019-07-17 17:00

Google Database of Political Ads Is Fraught With Missing Content, Delays Google’s searchable database of political ads, set up to bring more transparency to digital campaign advertising, is fraught with errors and delays, according to candidates’ digital staffers and political consultants....
2019-07-17 16:00

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views....
2019-07-21 06:48

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occ...
2019-07-17 05:32

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to anim...
2019-07-21 10:48

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump ESPN is reminding employees of the network’s policy to avoid talking politics after radio show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and the network itself on air...
2019-07-21 11:01

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
2019-05-23 11:32

Libya's civil war: US 'undermines any hope for a successful political process' The warring factions in Libya's stalemated conflict don't seem to be interested in a diplomatic solution. The United States could use its clout in order to trigger discussions — but it appears to be doing the opposite....
2019-07-14 21:16

Scarlett Johansson Clarifies Comments on Political Correctness and Casting Scarlett Johansson wants to clarify remarks she made in an interview about politically correctness, following fresh controversy. Almost exactly a year ago, the 34-year-old actress pulled......
2019-07-14 20:16

Omar Abdullah A "Political Juvenile" Says J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has hit back after National Conference chief Omar Abdullah responded to his comments about targeting "politicians who have looted" the state...
2019-07-22 09:16

Tax Returns, Political Battlefield Await Durga Puja In Bengal Durga Puja in West Bengal this time is about to turn into a political battle field. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has fired the first shot, attacking the BJP as anti-Hindu because the Centre's Income......
2019-07-23 19:48

Trump Would Rather Jeff Sessions' Political Career Stay Dead, Thank You Very Much Over the past several months, it’s been reported that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions is weighing a bid for his old U.S. Senate seat from Alabama. According to Alabama’s other senator, he will probably not be able to count on the support of Pre...
2019-07-12 03:32

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California contend the charges are politically motivated. Hunte...
2019-07-01 07:48

Political disarray in Papua New Guinea rocks Oil Search shares Political turmoil in Papua New Guinea threatened to delay a $13 billion plan to double the country's gas exports, sending shares in one of the project's partners, Oil Search Ltd, down nearly 4% on Monday....
2019-05-27 05:32

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments, amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections. Votes will be cast Sunday to pick authorities tha...
2019-06-30 09:32

Argentine Markets Steady, but Political Instability Drives Uncertainty Some economists said the country is heading for prolonged financial instability amid the growing likelihood that the left-wing Peronist movement will return to power in October elections....
2019-08-14 01:16

Wall Street slips on political tensions, recession fears U.S. stocks slipped on Monday as political tensions around the world and fears that a prolonged U.S.-China trade war would push the global economy into recession sapped risk appetite....
2019-08-12 18:32

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and inacc...
2019-08-14 18:00

Jim Jordan: Democrats' subpoena of Hope Hicks just another 'political stunt' House Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said on Friday that House Democrats’ subpoena of former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks was just another “political stunt.”...
2019-06-21 22:16

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalize on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands....
2019-06-21 17:48

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev's side in the conflict in eastern Ukraine....
2019-08-13 20:16

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
2019-05-21 15:16

Rashida Tlaib Says She Won't Travel to Israel After All if She Has to Suppress Her Political Views Rep. Rashida Tlaib announced on Friday that, despite receiving permission from the Israeli government to travel to the occupied West Bank to visit her grandmother, she will not make the journey because it was predicated on her promise that she would ...
2019-08-16 20:16

Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisis Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he is handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner has decided to yank support for the populist government...
2019-08-21 00:16

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
2019-06-18 09:16

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of peop...
2019-06-23 21:16

| Madagascar goes to polls in latest battle of bitter political feud Madagascar holds parliamentary elections Monday in what is being seen as the latest round of a bitter feud between President Andry Rajoelina and his longstanding rival Marc Ravalomanana....
2019-05-27 14:32

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
2019-06-22 18:16

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
2019-06-28 18:16

Trump calls America’s story ‘the greatest political journey’ President Donald Trump speaks during an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the story of America as “the gre...
2019-07-05 20:32

Top official says timid U.N. 'tribe' must assert itself amid political nonsense The United Nations must drop its bureaucratic timidity and stand up to its member states if it is to tackle global problems, a top U.N. official told Reuters in an interview....
2019-06-28 10:00

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
2019-08-09 00:48

Congress’s August recess turns into a political cudgel in gun debate Democrats want Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the Senate back to vote on House-passed background check legislation, a request he has rejected....
2019-08-10 16:48

Fencer faces disciplinary action for political protest: USOPC United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden will face possible sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the Pan Am Games, the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) said on Saturday....
2019-08-11 07:48

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
2019-06-27 20:48

‘The Circus’ co-host and Wired co-founder to launch political media platform Longtime pals John Heilemann — co-host of Showtime’s "The Circus" — and tech entrepreneur and Wired co-founder John Battelle are re-uniting in introducing a new political media platform....
2019-07-23 20:16

Netanyahu Becomes Israel's Longest-Serving Premier Amid Political Storm Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the country’s longest-serving premier on Saturday with his legacy under scrutiny and his political future on the line ahead of a tough election....
2019-07-20 14:48

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
2019-06-09 16:32

Political committee left 6.2 million email addresses exposed for 9 years It's all too common for organizations to leave sensitive data exposed on their servers, but the latest incident might leave some scratching their heads. UpGuard discovered that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee left about 6.2 million...
2019-08-07 12:16

Not Correct To Slam Rajiv Gandhi For Political Benefits: Robert Vadra Robert Vadra, businessman and husband of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Tuesday said that it was very incorrect to slam his father-in-law and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi for political benefits....
2019-08-21 02:32

Pompeo, in call with Egypt's Shoukry, urges political solution in Libya U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed American concerns over the prolonged conflict in Libya in a phone call with his Egyptian counterpart, and they agreed on the need for a political solution, the State Department said....
2019-08-19 22:16

In Tlaib’s Ancestral Village, Grandmother Weathers a Global Political Storm Suddenly pulled into an international uproar, the 90-year-old grandmother of Representative Rashida Tlaib has barely kept up with the dizzying drama....
2019-08-16 20:48

Exclusive: Citgo chooses new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned refinery expert and native Venezuelan to run a company facing legal attacks and working under U.S. s...
2019-08-13 12:48

Exclusive: Citgo to appoint new CEO to navigate political, legal turmoil - sources Citgo Petroleum Corp has selected Carlos Jorda as its next chief executive, according to three people familiar with the matter, turning to a seasoned refinery expert and native Venezuelan to run a company facing legal attacks and working under U.S. s...
2019-08-13 18:00

Shashi Tharoor's Tweet On "Crossing Political Swords" With Arun Jaitley Congress MP Shashi Tharoor today said he was relieved to know that the health condition of his "friend and university contemporary" Arun Jaitley is reported to be stable for a third day in a row. The......
2019-08-12 11:32

Hong Kong on brink of recession as trade war, political protests escalate Hong Kong is on the verge of its first recession in a decade as increasingly violent anti-government protests scare off tourists and bite into retail sales in one of the world's most popular shopping destinations....
2019-08-16 12:48

Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies The president’s unusual intervention encouraging Israel to bar American lawmakers from visiting underscores the scorched-earth approach he is taking toward his 2020 reelection bid....
2019-08-16 14:16

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
2019-06-06 11:16

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on Wednesday, amid speculation he plans to run for Utah governor....
2019-08-08 02:32

How Hong Kong’s Leader Made the Biggest Political Retreat by China Under Xi Limited consultation within the Hong Kong government, and none with the public, led to an unexpected setback for local authorities and China’s government....
2019-06-15 21:00