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Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims

Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke bef...

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims

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Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-11 21:32

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people...
2019-06-16 19:16

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money....
2019-06-11 19:48

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wed...
2019-06-11 19:16

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the end of their rope,” Stewart told Chris Wallace, host...
2019-06-17 00:32

Jon Stewart condemns Congress's failure to help 9/11 victims as 'shameful' – live Comedian to Congress: ‘You should be ashamed of yourselves’Nancy Pelosi says Trump impeachment ‘not off the table’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 6.14pm BST Here are the main political news items so far today: 5.29pm BST Jon Stew...
2019-06-11 19:32

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....
2019-06-12 15:32

Dr Disrespect Apologizes For E3 Bathroom Stream 'On Behalf Of The Dr Disrespect Brand' Three weeks ago, Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm live-streamed himself walking into an E3 bathroom and, ultimately, walked out without a Twitch channel or an E3 badge. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, he didn’t seem to be taking his suspension v...
2019-07-02 06:16

AG Barr said there must be 'zero tolerance for resisting police' and went after 'social justice reformers' in a heated speech to the US' largest law enforcement organization AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr gave a heated speech about being tough on crime to the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) this week. FOP is the US' largest fraternal police organization. After praising the bravery of police officer...
2019-08-14 11:00

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “take care” of the September 11 Victim Compensat...
2019-06-17 19:00

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
2019-06-18 04:16

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appea...
2019-06-12 22:16

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier...
2019-06-14 02:16

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

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
2019-07-12 23:00

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
2019-06-11 21:32

Jon Stewart fires back at Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victims fund bill Ex-Daily Show host continues to demand Congress act to aid September 11 responders, with appearance on Stephen ColbertAs generations of opponents have discovered, it can be hard to land a punch in a political fight against Mitch McConnell, the longes...
2019-06-18 19:00

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers...
2019-06-12 22:01

Jon Stewart rips Rand Paul for ‘outrageous’ 9/11 victims fund hold up Jon Stewart on Wednesday evening tore into Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Mike Lee for effectively blocking an extension of the September 11 Victim Compensation Fund. Earlier Wednesday, the lawmakers slowed down the process of passing the bipartisan ...
2019-07-18 07:16

'Unbelievable': New York Times slammed for front page headline after Donald Trump speech A few Democratic presidential candidates took to Twitter on Monday night to criticize the New York Times' Tuesday front page headline.        ...
2019-08-06 11:48

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciar...
2019-06-12 22:16

Jon Stewart to attend Senate Dems lunch ahead of 9/11 victims fund vote Comedian Jon Stewart will attend the Senate Democratic Caucus lunch on Tuesday as the chamber is poised to permanently authorize the 9/11 victims fund. The former "Daily Show" star who advocates for 9/11 responders and beefing up the fund was invite...
2019-07-23 18:32

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
2019-06-11 23:48

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
2019-06-11 23:48

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
2019-06-12 22:16

Watch: Jon Stewart calls out lawmakers over 9/11 victims' compensation fund in emotional House testimony Comedian Jon Stewart tore into members of Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks won't run out of money -- and for skipping a hearing devoted to that very crisis. ...
2019-06-11 22:00

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
2019-06-12 03:00

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sicke...
2019-06-12 00:00

‘Shameful’: Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony to Congress over inaction for 9/11 responders – video The former Daily Show host delivered an emotional and scathing statement to Congress over its handling of benefits for 9/11 first responders and victims. Stewart testified before the House judiciary committee on Tuesday alongside first responders and...
2019-06-12 02:48

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
2019-06-12 10:16

Dallas valedictorian says high school cut her mic for naming police shooting victims in graduation speech A Dallas high school valedictorian has claimed that administrators turned off her microphone while she spoke at graduation Sunday after she listed the names of black teens killed in a series of police shootings....
2019-06-05 23:48

Sinema delivers speech urging Congress to support AZ service members, vets WASHINGTON, DC – Six months into her term as the first female senator from Arizona, Kyrsten Sinema explained her approach to governing, promise to Arizonans, and support for service members and veterans in her 15-minute maiden speech. A senator...
2019-07-24 03:00

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
2019-07-24 07:32

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2019-06-19 18:48

Trinamool Congress Delegation To Meet Sonbhadra Clashes Victims Tomorrow The Trinamool Congress (TMC) today said a team of its lawmakers will meet the victims of Sonbhadra clashes in Uttar Pradesh in which 10 people were killed and several injured....
2019-07-19 21:32

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform safety inspections on aircraft as they’re bei...
2019-07-17 20:32

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searched."...
2019-06-10 16:16

Dr Disrespect Doesn't Seem To Be Taking His Twitch Ban Very Seriously Last week, Dr Disrespect, a popular streamer who parodies toxic gamers by just straight up being one (except in a wig), got banned from Twitch and booted from E3 for streaming from inside a public bathroom, an act that’s illegal in the state of Calif...
2019-06-18 03:32

It would have been a bigger disrespect if USA had not celebrated all 13 goals | Eni Aluko Criticism of the World Cup defending champions has been widespread since they thumped lowly Thailand by a record score in Tuesday’s group gameI have to say I’ve been surprised to see some of the reaction to the USA team’s celebrations during the 13‑0...
2019-06-13 20:32

Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect's Twitch Ban Yesterday, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm walked into an E3 bathroom and walked out without a Twitch channel. This action likely violated the platform’s terms of service. His E3 badge got revoked shortly after. It’s incredibly rare...
2019-06-13 05:32

The Fiver | Total disrespect to keyboard warriors everywhere Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Customer satisfaction has never been a problem for The Fiver. The world’s No 1 soccer satirist has always enjoyed a relationship built on mutual loathing with its tens of readers. The reason it works...
2019-05-22 19:48

Dr Disrespect's Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two weeks, during which he released a series of trailers for his return and tweeted an awkwardly worded apol...
2019-07-09 00:00

Lawyer accuses Chris Brown of “disrespect” in rape case The lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint in Paris against Chris Brown says the American rap artist “has thumbed his nose at and shown disrespect for the French legal system” after he skipped a planned confrontation with the alleged victim...
2019-05-28 13:32

Man whose family died in 737 Max crash accuses Boeing of ‘utter disrespect’ Paul Njoroge warned at congressional hearing there will be more deaths unless action is takenA father whose five family members, including three children, died when a Boeing 737 Max jet crashed in Ethiopia in March, accused the company of “utter prej...
2019-07-17 21:48

Nick Kyrgios leads latest outpouring of disrespect towards top players • ‘I probably don’t show them respect – they’re just good at tennis’• Daniil Medvedev says he always wanted Roger Federer to loseNick Kyrgios says he is happy to keep his feud with Novak Djokovic ticking over at Wimbledon next month – while Daniil Me...
2019-06-17 21:32

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

Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoked] Today, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm got suspended from Twitch after streaming from inside a bathroom at the Los Angeles Convention Center during E3. His E3 badge was also revoked....
2019-06-12 08:48

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2019-06-13 18:32

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2019-06-12 16:16

Man City: Pep Guardiola says reports claiming the club has shown 'utter disrespect' in China are false Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says reports claiming the club has shown "utter disrespect" on their tour of Asia is "far away from the reality"....
2019-07-23 20:48

To check or carry on? Luggage choices get heated What we do with our luggage on an airplane is the subject of much in-aisle and online gnashing of teeth. To check or carry on? CNN Travel staffers come down on both sides of the issue....
2019-07-24 17:16

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer wo...
2019-05-23 01:32

Something Big Just Slammed Into Jupiter An amateur astronomer in Texas captured a rare sight earlier this week when an apparent meteor slammed into Jupiter’s thick upper atmosphere.Read more......
2019-08-09 19:32

AOC, Pelosi set meeting amid heated Democratic spat The meeting is supposed to be a next step in bringing together a sometimes-fractured Democratic caucus, with the social media savvy “squad” splitting from Pelosi on recent votes....
2019-07-25 07:00

Video shows Bagel Guy getting into heated fight at casino "These girls called me up 2:30am begging me to come to the casino to hang out just to play f--king mind games and have their uncle try to start s--t with me!" wrote Morgan, 45, in the video description....
2019-08-20 00:16

Mercedes-Benz's Heated Seatbelts Could Encourage Customers To Put Them On Seatbelt is the first safety feature in a vehicle which plays a crucial role in saving the life of the occupants in case of a collision. It keeps the body static and prevents it from coming into......
2019-05-23 23:48

Things Were Going Great for Wall Street. Then the Trade War Heated Up. Stocks fell more than 6 percent in May, as threats to the global economy seemed to proliferate by the week, with tariffs rising and talks yielding no meaningful results....
2019-06-01 03:48

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
2019-05-31 13:32

Reports: Mets GM throws chair in heated meeting The All-Star break is not quite here yet, but the New York Mets have had enough drama to fill numerous seasons, and that was before their general manager reportedly threw a chair during a heated meeting with the coaching staff....
2019-07-07 07:32

Dodgers, D-backs clear benches after heated 11th Both benches cleared after the final out Friday when D-backs reliever Archie Bradley shouted at the Dodgers' dugout after completing his third save. Earlier in the 11th, Bradley had exchanged gestures with A.J. Pollock after a controversial video rev...
2019-08-10 11:48

Something slammed into Jupiter, and all we saw was a flash It was only about a day ago that NASA showed off some Hubble’s finest work yet in the form of new images of Jupiter. The photos (and a brief animation made of many of said images) are stunning, but while we were all gawking at the gorgeous eye ...
2019-08-11 00:32

Couple had ‘heated exchange’ with mystery man before their deaths in British Columbia A bearded mystery man spotted having a “heated exchange” with the young couple found murdered in British Columbia last week could help investigators crack the case, according to a new report. Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, of Charlotte, North C...
2019-07-22 19:00

Drake and Draymond Green have heated exchange after NBA Finals game Drake couldn’t help himself. The famous rapper and infamous Toronto sports superfan started Game 1 of the NBA Final by trolling the Warriors by wearing a Dell Curry Raptors jersey. He ended it by getting into an intensive game of trash-talking with G...
2019-05-31 06:48

Gabe Kapler gets heated in argument over Andrew McCutchen’s injury Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler found himself embroiled in a heated argument Friday morning. Angelo Cataldi, who hosts a morning show on SportsRadio 94WIP, invited the Phillies skipper to join his show, and the pair quickly disagreed over t...
2019-06-08 14:32

At a Missouri Jail, Bras Set Off the Metal Detector (and a Heated Debate) Some lawyers said they could not enter the Jackson County Detention Center without removing their bras. County officials say it’s for security’s sake....
2019-07-17 17:32

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Exposes New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
2019-05-26 19:32

Celebrities Get Slammed for Everything Online - Even How They Grieve Fans of Disney star Cameron Boyce awoke to tragic news Sunday: The 20-year-old actor, best known for his roles in Jessie and The Descendants, had died in his sleep....
2019-07-10 15:32

Poll Finds Americans Fearful Heated Rhetoric Will Fan Flames of Violence A majority of Americans fear all the racist and otherwise offensive rah rah being spewed in the name of public discourse lately will lead to outright violence, and that it needs to stop....
2019-07-20 14:48

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight. ...
2019-06-20 09:16

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that heated or aggressive rhetoric from politicians can lead to violence.A report published by the Pew R...
2019-06-19 18:00

Brodie Van Wagenen throws chair in heated meeting with Mets coaches Tempers are flaring at Citi Field. A tumultuous Mets season took another strange twist, with general manager Brodie Van Wagenen punctuating a heated meeting with the team’s coaching staff by throwing a chair, according to club sources. The incident o...
2019-07-07 05:00

‘The Morning Show’ trailer: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon get heated The first teaser has been released for “The Morning Show,” starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, and it sounds intense. The drama series, which will air on Apple TV’s upcoming streaming service this fall, follows the lives of people entren...
2019-08-12 22:16

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden have heated exchange over race during Democratic debate Sen. Kamala Harris got into a fiery exchange with Joe Biden during Thursday’s Democratic debate concerning recent comments he made about working with segregationists. “I do not believe you are racist,” Harris told the former vice pr...
2019-06-28 06:32

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Engineer Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
2019-07-22 09:16

Chris Brown skipped meeting with alleged rape victim; lawyer accuses him of 'disrespect' Chris Brown was criticized by the lawyer for a woman who filed a rape complaint against him after he skipped a formal meeting with the alleged victim.        ...
2019-05-28 16:32

Trump's 'Salute to America' sparks heated debate over militarization of the Fourth of July President Trump's decision to showcase a wide array of military hardware at the capital's Fourth of July celebration has sparked a fierce dispute between those who argue he's militarizing a national holiday and those who applaud what they call a patr...
2019-07-05 07:16

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Claps Back at Luke Parker in Heated Twitter War The drama between Hannah Brown and Luke Parker didn't end after Monday's episode of The Bachelorette. After fans watched the Alabama native eliminate the contestant over his......
2019-07-16 17:32

Buttigieg faces angry residents in heated town hall over police shooting Pete Buttigieg was heckled during a heated town hall on Sunday over the fatal police-involved shooting of a black man in South Bend, Indiana, with angry attendees blasting their mayor over his 2020 presidential bid and demanding he “do somethin...
2019-06-24 03:16

Heated Hong Kong protests dent stocks, spike cash demand Hong Kong's financial markets came under pressure on Wednesday, with stocks falling and demand for cash surging, as protesters clashed with police during a mass demonstration against legislation that would allow citizens to be extradited to China....
2019-06-12 12:48

Classified Iran briefing turns heated as Trump team clashes with Democrats A classified Senate briefing on reported Iranian plots against the United States turned into a tense clash between top U.S. officials and lawmakers frustrated with President Trump’s strategy toward Iran....
2019-05-22 03:32

Trump slammed over attack on Democratic congresswomen The US president told Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
2019-07-15 10:48

Trump slammed over attack on Democrat congresswomen The US president told female Democrat representatives of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
2019-07-15 07:32

An-32 Aircraft Slammed Into Mountain, Suggests New Photo An An-32 aircraft that went missing with 13 people aboard last week slammed into the face of a hill very close to its summit in Arunachal Pradesh's Mechuka region, a new photograph released by the......
2019-06-12 18:16

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the president "misogynist-in-chief," say they hope he'll comply with the law....
2019-07-16 17:16

This $200 heated razor makes me feel like I'm getting a professional hot-towel shave in my own bathroom — here’s why it’s worth the price Almost all men use some form of heat to make shaving easier and reduce irritation. Hot towels, running blades under hot water, and shaving in the shower are some of the most common techniques. Gillette developed a $200 razor that delivers heat direct...
2019-08-09 13:48

Punchy Jonny Bairstow is hitting back after heated debate over his best role in Ashes scrap The night before this Ashes series began, England cricket's players met with some of their counterparts from 2005. Each was presented with a lapel pin to put on a smart new blazer....
2019-08-20 18:00

Defense Secretary nominee Esper grilled over contractor ties in heated confirmation hearing Mark Esper, who took over the role of Acting Secretary of Defense after former Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down in June, faced tense moments in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday during his confirmation process for the...
2019-07-16 23:16

Baby Jupiter was likely slammed by planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneat...
2019-08-16 14:48

Felix Sater slammed by House panel as uncooperative The House Intelligence Committee came out swinging Tuesday night against Felix Sater, after a lengthy interview with the former business associate of President Donald Trump.The closed-door appearance was expected to cap a protracted back-and-forth be...
2019-07-10 07:01

Miss India pageant slammed for lack of diversity The Miss India pageant has come under fire for lacking diversity after a newspaper released headshots of the 30 finalist that looked shockingly identical....
2019-05-30 23:00

Golfer slammed by fellow pros for slow play Debate surrounding slow play in golf has trundled on for years, but opposition to it has gathered steam at PGA Tour's Northern Trust event this week....
2019-08-11 18:00

Nadler slammed for 'harassment' after fresh Kavanaugh doc requests The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday accused the panel's Democratic chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, of "harassment" and unethical conduct, after Nadler moved to seek records from Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh'...
2019-08-07 08:16

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono sinc...
2019-06-27 21:48

Trump slammed for tweet about hunting down Mumbai attack mastermind U.S. President Donald Trump faced criticism for saying Pakistan's arrest of the alleged mastermind of the 2008 attacks on Mumbai had come after a 10-year search, as the suspected militant had been living in plain view....
2019-07-18 09:32

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides rea...
2019-05-21 22:32

Montana boy, 13, slammed to ground at rodeo after keeping hat on during national anthem A 13-year-old was seriously injured when a man at a Montana rodeo slammed him to the ground after the boy did not remove his hat during a playing of the national anthem, authorities said Tuesday. Curt James Brockway, 39, was arrested on suspicion of ...
2019-08-12 00:32

Teen Vogue slammed for column teaching minors how to get abortions Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent “sexual health and identity” column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without telling her parents because “having access to abortion should be your right, regardle...
2019-06-15 06:16

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
2019-07-19 21:32

De Blasio slammed by police union over anti-cop ‘chaos’ in Brooklyn "How are cops supposed to do our job in this environment? When will @NYPDNews or @NYCMayor @BilldeBlasio stand up & say enough is enough?" the Police Benevolent Association fumed on Twitter....
2019-08-19 17:48

Instagram couple slammed for asking people to fund cycling trip An Instagram couple from Germany is getting ridiculed on social media after setting up a GoFundMe page to fund their trip to Africa. Cat and Elena of the Instagram account Another Beautiful Day have come under fire for requesting 10,000 euros ($11,23...
2019-06-18 05:16

AfD slammed for using center-left Cold War chancellor on election posters Social Democrats (SPD) said the move by the far-right party "smeared" the memory of former Chancellor Willy Brandt. The SPD leader sought atonement for Nazi Germany's crimes and a reduction in Cold War tensions....
2019-08-08 10:32

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of colour hate America....
2019-07-20 17:48

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
2019-06-07 05:01

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. Trade tensions between both countries are simmering amid the US and China's back-and-forth tariffs o...
2019-05-25 22:48

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
2019-07-05 21:32

Russia slammed for censoring gay sex scenes from Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes in it depicting homosexual activity and drug use....
2019-06-02 22:48

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
2019-07-17 18:00

Biden slammed by Dem rivals for highlighting ability to work with segregationist senators Former Vice President Joe Biden faced scorching criticism Wednesday from his Democratic primary rivals for invoking his ability decades ago to work with two segregationist southern senators to “get things done.”...
2019-06-19 23:16

On The Right Side Of History: Dad Just Slammed Michael Jackson For Being ‘A Sicko’ Pretty Much Unprompted If you’re one of the two or three people in the world who cares about what Dad thinks, you’re in luck, because the old man just came through with a searing-hot take: Dad just slammed Michael Jackson for being “a sicko” pretty much unprompted....
2019-08-02 03:48

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
2019-06-18 09:16

Farm states slammed by double whammy of US-China trade war and immigration woes Farm states are suffering from a host of challenges, including trade concerns, climate change, depressed commodity prices and a lack of immigrant labor. Bankruptcies are on the rise, threatening the family farm....
2019-07-10 22:16

Rihanna slammed Trump's response to the El Paso mass shooting after 2 attacks in 24 hours Francois Mori/AP and Evan Vucci/AP On Sunday, Rihanna slammed President Donald Trump's response to the recent mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. The singer posted about shootings that took place in Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in addition to another incide...
2019-08-05 02:48

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

Obamas’ debut Netflix documentary slammed as 'lefty propaganda,' an attack on Trump Barack and Michelle Obama’s Netflix documentary “American Factory” hits the streaming service on Wednesday and the film is already being slammed as an attack on the current president....
2019-08-20 23:48

Ilhan Omar slammed for blaming NRA for Virginia shooting that left 12 people dead National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesch ripped Rep. Ilhan Omar after she blamed the gun rights group for the deaths inside a Virginia Beach municipal building on Friday....
2019-06-01 19:16

NJ judge slammed for pointing out accused teen's ‘good family' in rape case: report A New Jersey family court judge was reprimanded by an appeals court panel last month for refusing to try a 16-year-old boy accused of raping an intoxicated girl and sharing video of the alleged assault with friends as an adult because he was “from a ...
2019-07-03 08:32

Amanda Knox's return to Italy slammed as 'inappropriate' by slain British student's family lawyer Amanda Knox’s return to Italy Thursday was slammed as “inappropriate” by the lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher, the British student Knox was previously convicted of killing in 2007....
2019-06-14 19:16

| Police actions slammed | Abortion rights denied: WATCH the top world news videos for today Phoenix couple wants officers fired over incident | Pelosi: Abortion restrictions 'really dangerous'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-18 19:00

'The Bachelorette' recap: Hannah and Luke have a heated confrontation about sex Bachelor Nation, the week has finally come: It's fantasy suites, and Hannah and Luke are set for a dramatic confrontation about sex.        ...
2019-07-18 09:32

MLB feud: Adam Eaton on heated exchange with Todd Frazier: 'He's very childish’ Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton had a heated exchange between innings that was caught by a television camera.        ...
2019-05-22 00:48

'Simply unbelievable': Trump ambassador Woody Johnson slammed for filming Queen Elizabeth on smartphone during solemn D-Day ceremony Two diplomats used smartphones to film Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom while she delivered a solemn D-Day anniversary speech, prompting jeers on social media over the breach of etiquette....
2019-06-06 12:48

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown fires back at castoff Luke Parker in heated Twitter spat Hannah Brown and Luke Parker got in a heated Twitter argument Monday night after Brown eliminated him from "The Bachelorette" over his views on sex.        ...
2019-07-18 09:32

R.I.P. Stewart, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Cheddar Sad news for members of the Nine-Nine family today, as Entertainment Weekly reports that Stewart, the 13-year-old corgi who played Captain Holt’s dog Cheddar in most of his appearances on the show, has died. Stewart’s owner/trainer released the news ...
2019-07-12 01:32

Rosanna Arquette slammed for saying she 'feels so much shame' over being white, privileged Rosanna Arquette is facing backlash after expressing "shame" over her ethnicity. So much, that she said the FBI instructed her to lock her account.        ...
2019-08-09 11:16

Heidi Klum, 46, slammed for topless honeymoon picture: 'All I see is MIDLIFE CRISIS' Heidi Klum has some fans hot and bothered after saying auf Wiedersehen to a bikini top on her Italian honeymoon with husband Tom Kaulitz.        ...
2019-08-20 16:48

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Mich...
2019-05-28 02:00

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
2019-06-13 02:16

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
2019-06-14 08:16

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were barely acquainted, but were somehow obliged to ente...
2019-06-09 21:32

The AHL App Melted Down And Demanded $6,000 From A Guy Named Stewart The American Hockey League’s long-awaited schedule announcement for the 2019–20 season hit a minor road block on Wednesday, when the code behind the official app of the NHL’s top minor league became self-aware and demanded money from Stewart Zimmel. ...
2019-07-11 02:32

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however, isn’t buying Stewart’s tearful testimony before ...
2019-06-17 21:16

These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears They are the people whose plight brought comedian and activist Jon Stewart to tears during an impassioned appearance before Congress this week over funds for other ailing first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
2019-06-16 19:48

Meghan McCain slammed for addressing Mindy Kaling in tweet criticizing her 'Mindy Project' producer Meghan McCain evoked actress Mindy Kaling when condemning producer David Stassen, who seemingly mocked “The View” co-host’s upcoming audio book in a now-deleted tweet....
2019-08-06 08:32

Nashville officer killed after 17-year-old driving without a license slammed into his police vehicle while on duty, police say A Tennessee police officer was killed while on duty Thursday when his marked police car was struck by a 17-year-old driver who was driving without a license, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
2019-07-05 04:48

Tory hopeful Stewart would 'look again' at Universal Credit Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has confirmed he would look again at one of the most controversial aspects of Universal Credit if he were to become prime minister....
2019-06-17 22:48

Stewart dares McConnell to meet 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders — and challenging the Senate majority leader to meet with the ailing heroes on Tue...
2019-06-18 08:32

Jon Stewart rips McConnell over no compassion for 9/11 responders Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying the Senate Majority Leader has never acted with compassion when it comes to securing health-care funding for 9/11 first-responders. Fresh off his blistering testimony in front of a House panel, the...
2019-06-17 01:48

Kristen Stewart talks to ghosts, apparently We all have our own theories about the afterlife—even on our own staff, some of us swear we’ve lived in straight-up haunted houses while others call that out as absolute bunk. Turns out Kristen Stewart would back that former group. In a new interview...
2019-08-06 21:48

DJ Stewart’s embarrassing misplay ends in concussion Orioles outfielder DJ Stewart will likely end up on “SportsCenter’s” Not Top 10 with his misplaying of a fly ball Tuesday night, and he left Camden Yards with an injury in the process. The bottom-dwelling Orioles entered the game ha...
2019-08-07 17:00

The Londoner: Rory Stewart is proving to be a master of PR Rory tells all about his headline-hitting campaign for Tory leader/ David Cameron's ex-PPS remembers the good old days/ Phobe Waller-Bridge reveals an early inspiration...
2019-05-30 12:32

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respon...
2019-06-18 16:16

Catcher Chris Stewart released by Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Catcher Chris Stewart has been released from his minor league contract by the San Diego Padres after exercising his right to be let go if not added to the major league roster by June 1. The 37-year-old hit .277 with two doubles, one ...
2019-06-09 21:32

McConnell to meet with 9/11 first responders after Jon Stewart’s rips Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to meet with 9/11 first responders this week about reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, an advocate told The Post on Sunday. John Feal, a Ground Zero recovery worker and founder ...
2019-06-24 05:32

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
2019-05-23 03:16

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on Mitch McConnell NEW YORK (AP) — Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert’s late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims’ fund for first responders to the 9/11 attacks...
2019-06-18 20:00

Another ballot win for Johnson as 'underdog' Stewart surprises Boris Johnson has again secured a comprehensive victory in the latest ballot of Conservative MPs to choose their new party leader and the UK's next prime minister....
2019-06-19 20:00

Boris Johnson says hair-gate is ‘beyond satire’. Here goes… | Stewart Lee Team Johnson quickly moved their man on to French-kissing a dog after his domestic row. But did the dog give consent?I had this week’s column nailed by Tuesday teatime, 36 hours ahead of the deadline. Boris Piccaninny Watermelon Letterbox Cake Bumboy...
2019-06-30 16:48

Jon Stewart rips into Mitch McConnell over a bill to help 9/11 first responders Jon Stewart blasted Mitch McConnell during a special appearance on The Late Show about his lack of action for getting 9/11 first responders help.        ...
2019-06-18 18:32

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season A person familiar with the decision says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
2019-05-24 10:32

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back...
2019-05-21 15:48

Stewart expects business as usual from grieving Hamilton Jackie Stewart expects it to be business as usual on track for Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix despite the Mercedes driver's grief at the death of Formula One great Niki Lauda....
2019-05-24 00:16

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
2019-05-23 05:16

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
2019-06-04 17:32

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, accused the Kentucky Republican of slow-walking the a...
2019-06-17 18:16

England fans slammed: FA blast 'embarrassment' after trouble in Porto ahead of Uefa Nations League semi-final The Football Association has branded England fans who caused trouble in Porto an embarrassment as police back home look to issue banning orders for anyone guilty of causing the unrest....
2019-06-06 12:00

Britain's Rory Stewart Rides Twitter In Dark Horse PM Run Rory Stewart has torn up the political rule book and used a quirky social media campaign to move yet another step closer Tuesday to becoming Britain's unlikeliest prime minister....
2019-06-19 04:16

Stewart solid in relief, Blue Jays beat Rays 4-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Reliever Brock Stewart allowed two hits over four scoreless innings in his Toronto debut as the Blue Jays withstood a late Tampa Bay rally to beat the Rays 4-3 in a bullpen day Wednesday....
2019-08-08 05:48

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanistan prepared him for No 10...
2019-05-28 15:48

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
2019-05-22 03:32

Patrick Stewart is back and sad in the first teaser for Star Trek: Picard It was just a few days ago that we learned that CBS All Access’ Jean-Luc Picard-based spin-off show would be called—unsurprisingly—Star Trek: Picard, and now the streaming service has dropped the very first teaser for the series. The show takes place...
2019-05-23 22:00

Tory leadership race: Stewart out as Johnson extends lead MPs suggest Johnson backers lent previous votes to Stewart to eliminate Brexiter rival RaabFollow the day’s political developments - liveFull results of votingRory Stewart has been ousted from the Conservative leadership contest after losing 10 votes...
2019-06-20 02:16

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 01:16

Jon Stewart's latest viral moment recalls 'Crossfire' legacy Having kept a relatively low profile since leaving "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart made headlines again this week, delivering an impassioned plea for 9/11 first responders during an emotional congressional hearing....
2019-06-12 22:16

'Star Trek' favorites to return with Patrick Stewart in 'Picard' The upcoming "Star Trek" series about Jean-Luc Picard will reunite the beloved starship commander with android officer Data and other characters from the long-running space franchise, the cast revealed to fans at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday....
2019-07-21 04:32

U.K. Maverick Rory Stewart Knocked Out of Race for Party Leader Rory Stewart’s insurgent campaign had been a growing threat to the favorite, Boris Johnson, by shaking up the contest until lawmakers eliminated him....
2019-06-20 02:48

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in...
2019-05-23 01:01

As they re-enter the mainstream, can Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart keep their cool? For years, K-Patz have avoided the obvious. They’re back with Batman and Charlies Angels, threatening their hard-won credibilityModern Toss on child actorsWatching the first trailer for Charlie’s Angels, something is immediately off key. The first th...
2019-07-31 21:00

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
2019-06-12 03:00

Rory Stewart boldly calls for rivals to quit so he can take on Johnson Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has called on his rivals to drop out so he can take on frontrunner Boris Johnson in the final ballot to choose the party's next leader and the UK's new prime minister....
2019-06-20 17:16

‘Charlie’s Angels’ trailer: Can Kristen Stewart help beat the original? Charlie’s Angels are back — and they appear to be as badass as ever. The latest reboot of the iconic 1970s detective series starring Farrah Fawcett, Kate Jackson and Jaclyn Smith marks the second time actress Elizabeth Banks (“The Hunger ...
2019-06-27 18:48

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm. The right-hander, who couldn’t complete a deal with the Braves after Atlanta selected him eig...
2019-05-21 22:16

Look: Patrick Stewart, dog look out over vineyard in 'Star Trek: Picard' poster Patrick Stewart -- as the titular hero Jean-Luc Picard -- and a dog are pictured on a new poster that CBS All Access released Wednesday for its new sci-fi drama, "Star Trek: Picard."...
2019-07-11 04:32

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States....
2019-05-25 16:16

Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott Dazzle in First Trailer for Charlie's Angels The first trailer for the new Charlie's Angels is here. Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and big-screen newcomer Ella Balinska are the new female trio, with Elizabeth Banks as writer and director....
2019-06-28 08:48

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
2019-05-29 12:48

Rory Stewart outlines 'alternative parliament' to stop no-deal Brexit Tory MP says Betty Boothroyd could be enlisted as Speaker if Johnson prorogues parliamentRory Stewart, the surprise star of the Tory leadership election, has said he would help organise an “alternative parliament” in order to stop a no-deal Brexit if...
2019-07-07 19:16

Watch: Patrick Stewart returns in first 'Star Trek: Picard' teaser CBS All Access has released a teaser for its upcoming series, "Star Trek: Picard," featuring Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard....
2019-05-25 17:32

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary age...
2019-06-12 00:48

Kristen Stewart, Emma Stone and More Stars Who Rocked Comic-Con 10 Years Ago What a time to be alive! Twilight was in it's prime, Vampire Diaries had just premiered and Avatar was setting records in theaters. Pop culture was thriving. With social......
2019-07-18 04:16

Rory Stewart in talks with Gove over uniting to fight Boris Johnson Tory leadership rivals discuss combining forces to get one of them through to final roundRory Stewart has said he is in discussions with Michael Gove’s camp over potentially combining forces as a way to make sure one of them reaches the final stage o...
2019-06-19 15:00

Kristin Stewart navigates the deep sea horrors of Underwater in spooky new trailer There’s two types of people in this world: Those who find outer space scarier than the bottom of the ocean and those who find the bottom of the ocean scarier than outer space. The latter camp—and there are more of us than you might think—will find th...
2019-08-19 17:48

Rory Stewart’s nerdiness means he is just the sort of oddball the British love The Tory leadership hopeful gives impassioned speeches in the house about hedgehogs, and sees himself as the second coming of TE Lawrence. What’s not to like?Is there anyone in the running for the Tory leadership I can enjoy, purely from a style poin...
2019-05-30 12:48

Jon Stewart emerges on The Late Show to rip Mitch McConnell on behalf of 9/11 first responders Since his retirement from the late-night wars, you never know where Jon Stewart is going to pop up. Cow on the loose in Queens? Stewart to the rescue. Congress is dragging its feet on reauthorizing funding for ill 9/11 first responders? Hi Congress, ...
2019-06-18 17:00

AP source: Braves draft pick Stewart reaches deal in Japan AP source: After failing to sign with Atlanta and losing a grievance, 19-year-old right-hander Carter Stewart has agreed to a six-year contract with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Japan's Pacific League that will guarantee $6 million to $7 millio...
2019-05-23 01:01

Has Boris Johnson hatched a cunning no-deal Brexit plan? | Stewart Lee Ingeniously used, Kinder eggs could be responsible for a greater flow of goods than the botched ferry schemeHow many small plastic toy egg casings could be hidden in, for example, a Michael Gove? And, if we knew this figure, and had an accurate idea ...
2019-08-19 08:00

Stewart slams Johnson as he accuses rivals of offering 'fairy stories' Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has questioned frontrunner Boris Johnson's ability to be prime minister, declaring: "Is this the person that you want writing the instructions to the nuclear submarines?"...
2019-06-11 22:01

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 11:32

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly...
2019-07-18 04:16

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
2019-05-22 00:48

Harvick: Winless Stewart-Haas NASCAR team took "wrong direction" Stewart-Haas Racing's winless 2019 NASCAR Cup Series season so far is due to choosing "the wrong direction to start the year", says lead driver Kevin Harvick...
2019-06-27 22:00

UK PM candidate Stewart backs lawmakers' move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he would support a move by opposition Labour lawmakers to take control of the parliamentary agenda with the aim of introducing legislation to prevent a no-d...
2019-06-11 20:32

Playlist: Inside Dave Stewart's own "Songland" with the songs that shaped him as an artist Sharing the songs that have captivated Stewart throughout his career, Stewart compiled a playlist of favorites for USA TODAY.        ...
2019-06-20 18:01

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stew...
2019-07-18 21:00

Photo captures awkward moment when Mitch McConnell passes Jon Stewart in hallway A photo captured the awkward moment Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell passed a smiling Jon Stewart inside the U.S. Capitol before the vote to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Tuesday....
2019-07-24 11:00

‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer: Patrick Stewart’s beloved captain is back Trekkies just got a silver anniversary present: Captain Jean Luc-Picard. The trailer for the upcoming CBS All Access streaming series “Star Trek: Picard” dropped Thursday, exactly 25 years to the day after the final episode of “Star...
2019-05-23 23:16

Rory Stewart says he will talk with Len McCluskey and Nigel Farage to avoid no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has attacked no-deal Brexiteers for "Wizard of Oz" thinking and revealed he has reached out to trade union firebrand Len McCluskey and moderate Labour MPs....
2019-05-28 15:48

Jon Stewart slams Mitch McConnell over 9/11 victim fund on Stephen Colbert's show Jon Stewart lashed out at Sen. Mitch McConnell, saying that he was using the 9/11 community as a "political pawn."        ...
2019-06-18 16:32

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
2019-05-23 01:01

Watch: Kristen Stewart dives 'Underwater' to find creatures deadlier than vampires, werewolves Fox released the trailer for "Underwater," starring Kristen Stewart, T.J. Miller, Vincent Cassell and John Gallagher Jr. as a deep sea crew who crashes into an undersea nest of deadly creatures....
2019-08-20 00:16

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to ...
2019-06-19 07:32

Tory leadership: Rory Stewart decries rivals' 'fairy stories' – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - SummaryLabour to force vote on moti...
2019-06-11 19:32

Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and Sandra Bullock: See What the MTV Movie Awards Looked Like 10 Years Ago 2009 was a year that will forever stand out in pop culture history. Hannah Montana: The Movie premiered, the Black Eyed Peas released their hit song "Boom Boom Pow" and The Hills......
2019-06-16 13:48

Orioles' DJ Stewart suffers concussion after taking ball to head following missed catch Orioles outfielder DJ Stewart took a ball to the head, and was later removed from the game, after misplaying a fly against the Yankees.       ...
2019-08-07 14:48

Bette Midler calls African American Trump supporters 'blackground,' is slammed as 'racist' Bette Midler is facing backlash after suggesting that President Donald Trump paid African American supporters to add "blackground" to his rally.        ...
2019-07-25 05:32

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
2019-05-24 00:48

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
2019-05-30 14:48

'So tone deaf': Kylie Jenner slammed for throwing a 'Handmaid's Tale' themed party Kylie Jenner brought the totalitarian regime Gilead to California with a "Handmaid's Tale" themed birthday party for friend Anastasia Karanikolaou.        ...
2019-06-09 22:32

Watch Kristen Stewart, Chris Pine and More Stars Remember Anton Yelchin in First Trailer for Posthumous Documentary Anton Yelchin's memory lives on. It's been almost three years since the Star Trek star tragically died in a freak accident on June 19, 2016. Friends of the 27-year-old found him......
2019-06-11 09:32

Tory leadership contest LIVE: Boris Johnson, Rory Stewart and other remaining contenders prepare for third elimination round Another Tory leadership candidate will be axed today after Dominic Raab was knocked out in the latest ballot and the remaining five faced off in live TV debate....
2019-06-19 08:16

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the environment. According to the New York Times, almost eve...
2019-07-09 17:16

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text...
2019-06-20 01:32

Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart and David Gauke all quit as government exodus begins before Boris Johnson is appointed prime minister Philip Hammond, Rory Stewart, David Gauke, David Lidington, Penny Mordaunt, Liam Fox and Greg Clark all resign Boris Johnson becomes UK's new Prime Minister...
2019-07-24 19:16

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
2019-06-19 06:00

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
2019-05-29 19:00

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
2019-05-21 20:48

Planes fly over Washington during Trump speech U.S. military warplanes and presidential aircraft conducted flyovers as planned during President Donald Trump's speech in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, capped by the Navy Blue Angels aerobatics team. (July 5)       ...
2019-07-05 16:48

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
2019-06-15 02:16

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
2019-05-29 19:00

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
2019-06-09 18:32

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
2019-06-18 00:16

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
2019-05-31 15:32

Rory Stewart 'climbed out of fifth-floor window and scaled building after getting locked out of office' Former Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart once climbed out of a fifth-storey window and scaled the building bare-handed to break into his office after getting locked out, it has been claimed....
2019-06-20 17:00

ShowBiz Minute: Stewart, 'Toy Story 4,' Thompson Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9/11 victims fund; Tom Hanks, Tim Allen attend "Toy Story 4" premiere in Los Angeles; Tessa Thompson doesn't mind gendered title of her new film "Men in Black: International." (June 12)     &...
2019-06-12 14:32

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-18 01:32

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
2019-07-04 19:16

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
2019-05-27 05:00

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
2019-05-29 07:16

The best free text to speech software 2019 In years gone by, text to speech software was rather expensive, but these days there are excellent text to speech tools available free of charge. We're here to help you find the very best tools that will make converting written documents to audi...
2019-06-18 23:16

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
2019-07-24 17:32

PM's partner to give first public speech since entering No 10 Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she entered Downing Street....
2019-08-16 18:48

5 Top Quotes From Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, presenting the annual budget statement to parliament, said the government planned structural reforms to kickstart foreign and domestic investment....
2019-07-05 10:48

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
2019-06-05 03:48

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech India Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5. The Budget speech will be closely watched by individuals, corporates, economist, taxpayers......
2019-06-13 13:48

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
2019-06-18 07:16

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the world’s people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being erode...
2019-08-08 09:32

Photos: Martha Stewart, world's top chefs at the nation's fanciest food and wine festival Hundreds of celebrity chefs and winemakers flocked to Aspen for the world's fanciest food and wine festival, the Food & Wine Classic. See the photos.       ...
2019-06-17 11:00

Join Martha Stewart, world's top chefs at the nation's fanciest food and wine festival Hundreds of celebrity chefs and winemakers flocked to Aspen for the world's fanciest food and wine festival, the 2019 Food & Wine Classic       ...
2019-06-17 00:32

Kristen Stewart's new film is nothing like Alien – except for all the bits like Alien In the trailer for Underwater, Stewart runs around a dark base chased by a creature, but don’t for a moment think that it resembles a certain cult classicUnderwater is a forthcoming film where a lot of scared military-industrial workers led by a jade...
2019-08-20 21:00

| The US shooting victims - what we know A hero mother shielding her infant, Mexican nationals shopping just across the border, a 15-year-old soccer player: Details began to emerge of the 31 victims of back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio - and the stories behind the grim statistics....
2019-08-07 01:32

HD Kumaraswamy Will Make His Farewell Speech Today: BS Yeddyurappa With the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa predicted the end of the coalition government......
2019-07-19 11:16

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
2019-06-05 22:16

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
2019-06-19 17:48

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Princ...
2019-06-12 12:16

"Let Your Thoughts Be Heard": PM Invites Suggestions For August 15 Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from people across the country for his Independence Day speech on the Narendra Modi or "NaMo" app....
2019-07-19 11:16

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
2019-06-21 10:16

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The stand-up comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
2019-06-06 09:00

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
2019-06-06 11:32

Watch: PM Modi 'Mobbed' By Schoolchildren After Independence Day Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi today found himself mobbed by young schoolchildren at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, where he addressed the nation on its 73rd Independence Day....
2019-08-15 08:48

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be th...
2019-08-18 14:32

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold."...
2019-07-19 01:48

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
2019-07-11 05:48

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
2019-07-09 17:32

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
2019-05-22 23:48

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
2019-06-14 20:32

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.        ...
2019-06-27 21:00

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
2019-06-12 02:48

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on the road. Brian Siegel, 23, had been ordered to take a new road test after Suffolk County officer Jame...
2019-07-21 02:00

Biden apologizes for praising segregationists in defensive speech Joe Biden scrambled Saturday to save his swiftly sinking campaign, finally apologizing for recent remarks in which he had positive words for segregationist Dems. “Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression to people that I was praisin...
2019-07-07 13:32

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
2019-07-17 20:32

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
2019-07-16 21:32

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front...
2019-06-22 23:32

"Must Hear": PM Modi On Ladakh Lawmaker's Speech On Article 370 A BJP lawmaker from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, trended on social media for his speech in parliament on the debate on the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under......
2019-08-06 16:16

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The g...
2019-07-10 16:32

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
2019-06-05 20:16

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.”...
2019-06-14 02:16

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:16

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. The video from Soph, a far-right YouTuber known for having posted anti-Muslim videos, is called “...
2019-08-06 21:16

Orthodox Christian bishop under investigation over possible gay hate speech Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a claim with no scientific basis and which Cyprus’ human rights commissioner considers discriminatory....
2019-08-02 23:00

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
2019-05-22 06:16

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages through its External Services Division (ESD),......
2019-08-18 21:00

China’s Xi presses economic theme in Pyongyang speech Chinese President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for North Korea’s new focus on economic development in a speech in Pyongyang, turning to a theme Beijing has long pressed with its communist neighbor...
2019-06-21 07:16

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
2019-05-31 03:32

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
2019-05-26 18:00

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
2019-07-02 21:32

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
2019-07-03 13:48

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
2019-05-31 09:16

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
2019-07-03 18:48

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says he didn’t mean to use someone else’s work. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High...
2019-05-31 12:32

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls "a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred" around the world....
2019-06-19 00:48

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
2019-05-31 06:16

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
2019-05-28 00:00

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.       ...
2019-07-03 16:32

Stocks Gain, Yields Slip After Dovish ECB Speech European stocks reversed early losses and bond yields dropped after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi raised the possibility of fresh stimulus for the eurozone.....
2019-06-18 13:00

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet ...
2019-07-02 17:00

Trump: ‘We’ll see what happens’ with 9/11 victims fund President Trump said he was “impressed” with Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony about continuing health care for 9/11 responders before a House panel but sidestepped a question whether he would direct Senate Majority Leader Mitch McC...
2019-06-23 22:16

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
2019-06-04 16:32

Trump's Big Show On July 4: Patriotic Speech Or Campaign Rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to......
2019-06-20 01:00

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with social network Snapchat, YOLO lets users invite peop...
2019-07-21 23:48

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV news man How...
2019-06-10 17:48

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroye...
2019-05-28 05:16

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
2019-07-09 19:48

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
2019-07-09 20:48

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
2019-05-21 15:48

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
2019-06-07 00:16

As Trump plans July 4 speech, his challengers march to a different drummer U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden and two Democratic rivals marched on Thursday in the same 4th of July parade in Iowa, a small-town scene in sharp contrast with Republican President Donald Trump's plan to speak at Washington's Lincoln Memorial a...
2019-07-04 20:16

Airports In The 1700s? Historical Flub Lands In Trump Speech Airports? In the 1700s? A historical flub landed in President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" speech on Thursday marking the US Independence Day holiday....
2019-07-05 18:32

Tyler C.'s Fantasy Suite Speech Just Made Him a Bachelorette Frontrunner That's it. Show's over. Tyler C. has officially stolen the hearts of every Bachelorette viewer. On the highly-anticipated fantasy suite(s) episode, The Bachelorette is definitely......
2019-07-16 17:32

PM Praises Amit Shah's "Extensive And Insightful" Speech On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated home minister Amit Shah for his speech in parliament today over the government's unprecedented move on Jammu and Kashmir. Mr Shah had announced the move to......
2019-08-06 03:32

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
2019-06-12 03:32

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
2019-07-05 11:16

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
2019-08-16 23:48

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
2019-06-05 15:48

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
2019-05-22 22:48

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
2019-05-28 05:48

Antifa tries to disrupt ‘Demand Free Speech’ event in DC, reports say Members of Antifa clashed with police Saturday after attempting to disrupt a “Demand Free Speech” rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to reports....
2019-07-07 10:32

Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text Study funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate in t...
2019-07-31 17:48

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and to start paying workers $15 an hour. “Despit...
2019-06-05 20:32

Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame speech is getting perfect treatment COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — It will be just like old times: Mariano Rivera closing out the day. This time, however, he won’t have a baseball in his hand, but a speech to deliver, to somehow sum up a magnificent career that all great relievers will use as a m...
2019-07-21 17:16

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
2019-06-04 19:32

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Principal ...
2019-06-12 15:00

PM Modi Stays With Signature 'Safa' In Sixth Independence Day Speech Prime Minister Modi continued his tradition of wearing colourful turbans for Independence Day speeches, with a bright yellow "safa (Rajasthani headgear)" to mark the nation's 73rd Independence Day...
2019-08-15 08:48

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas...
2019-07-10 02:32

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
2019-05-28 19:32

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
2019-07-02 21:48

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
2019-05-21 22:16

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate speech in the wake of Wednesday's controversial rally....
2019-07-19 06:48

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
2019-06-21 19:48

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
2019-05-31 13:32

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
2019-06-11 16:16

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate who recognized the administrator’s speech from...
2019-05-31 17:48

Watch: Issa Rae was inspired by hip-hop for comedic award speech: 'I deserve this' "Insecure" star Issa Rae said on "The Tonight Show" she was inspired by her favorite hip-hop artists when she wrote her comedic acceptance speech for the Emerging Entrepreneur Award....
2019-08-01 16:32

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
2019-05-21 20:32

"Yakeen ho toh..." Nirmala Sitharaman's Urdu Poetry In Budget Speech India's GDP or gross domestic product growth slipped to 5.8 per cent in the March quarter - the slowest pace in 20 quarters. A primary focus in the Budget is widely expected to be on ways to boost......
2019-07-05 09:32

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critiq...
2019-07-12 14:16

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump’s speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly pay. One of the cons...
2019-08-19 08:00

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Hammond Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British finance minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
2019-06-20 22:48

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
2019-08-14 08:32

Trump ‘seems to derive joy’ from inciting hateful speech: Kamala Harris Harris cited Trump's 2017 ban on travellers from six largely Muslim countries and his degradation of immigrants entering the U.S. from the Southern border....
2019-08-10 03:48

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generate more accurate transcriptions....
2019-07-23 20:48

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
2019-05-31 09:16

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she defended her own desire for “compromise” in politics....
2019-07-18 04:00

Kyrsten Sinema says John McCain's example is 'lighting the way' for her in first Senate speech Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the late Sen. John McCain's example is "lighting the way" for her in her first Senate floor speech since taking office in January....
2019-07-24 07:32

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
2019-05-30 02:48

In Budget Speech, Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Creation Of 'Gandhipedia' Ms Sitharaman, who served as the defence minister in the first government led by PM Modi, presents her first budget at a time when India has lost its top spot as the world's fastest-growing major......
2019-07-05 09:32

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
2019-07-12 05:00

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe drops F-bomb during speech on live TV US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe dropped the F-bomb on live TV Wednesday after she and her squad were gifted the keys to the city. “New York City, you’re the motherf–king best!” the outspoken forward yelle...
2019-07-10 20:32

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
2019-07-03 05:00

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
2019-05-23 21:32

Roy Halladay’s wife, Brandy, gives powerful speech at Hall of Fame ceremony COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – The large crowd rose to its feet as Brandy Halladay, wiping tears from each cheek, stepped to the podium. Roy Halladay’s wife had the unenviable task of making the speech for her late husband and she had plenty of support, helping...
2019-07-22 01:32

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
2019-07-08 22:48

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
2019-06-06 00:48

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green re...
2019-07-08 17:48

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
2019-06-07 00:16

In 1976 speech, Biden said US criminal justice should focus on punishment not rehabilitation In a 1976 speech in Idaho, then-Sen. Joe Biden said the U.S. criminal justice system should stress punishment rather than rehabilitation -- a direct contradiction to his current platform, which focuses on rehabilitation, according to a report....
2019-08-14 13:00

Roy Halladay’s widow delivers emotional Hall of Fame induction speech “We all struggle, but with hard work, humility and dedication, imperfect people can still have perfect moments,” Brandy Halladay told the crowd in Cooperstown, N.Y....
2019-07-22 11:32

Pence puts off China speech sequel ahead of Trump-Xi talks U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Friday called off a planned China speech that had been initially cast as a sequel to a blistering broadside he delivered in October, a move aimed to averting increasing tensions with Beijing, a White House official s...
2019-06-21 21:16

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage, all of which have caused Republicans to dismiss ...
2019-06-12 09:16

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, police will examine whethe...
2019-08-04 21:32

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-brainer sentiment that, for any other commander-in-chief...
2019-06-06 19:00

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
2019-06-23 06:16

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According t...
2019-06-06 13:16

Watch live: Donald Trump touts environmental leadership in speech President Donald Trump is expected to give a speech Monday at the White House praising his administration's leadership on environmental issues despite rolling back Obama-era regulations to combat climate change....
2019-07-08 22:48

UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
2019-07-12 03:48

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven Crowder had repeatedly taunted him with racist, ho...
2019-06-06 22:16

HS senior's speech claims school did nothing to stop bullying, sexual assault A high school senior in Washington state used his graduation speech to accuse administrators of turning a blind eye to alleged cases of sexual assault, bullying and depression reported by the student body....
2019-06-18 14:16

Pence to postpone China policy speech ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting: WSJ U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will postpone his planned speech on China policy next week to avoid stoking additional tensions ahead of President Donald Trump's planned meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week, the Wall Street Journal repo...
2019-06-21 17:48

'It's important to be nice': Dwayne Johnson urges compassion in MTV awards speech ‘The most powerful thing we can be is ourselves’ says actor on an evening where inclusivity was celebratedDwayne Johnson told fans of the power of compassion and “being ourselves” while accepting a top honour at the MTV Movie and TV awards.“The most ...
2019-06-18 19:48

Theresa May delivers speech on state of politics today – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including PMQs and May’s speech on the state of politicsBoris Johnson ‘ignored expert advice’ over £1bn mayoral vanity projectsWhat is the Brexit backstop?Hammond ‘terrified’ by Rees-Mogg claim of...
2019-07-17 17:32

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
2019-06-05 23:32

8chan Owner Defends Speech Forum in Wake of El Paso Shooting The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to silence platforms of speech....
2019-08-07 03:32

Trump attacks ‘Squad,’ Mueller, fires up young conservatives in speech President Trump fired up a gathering of young conservatives on Tuesday — lashing out at “the Squad” and Robert Mueller, and repeating charges that illegal immigrants voted multiple times in California and other states. The president singled out Rep. ...
2019-07-23 23:16

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
2019-07-01 20:48

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionar...
2019-07-05 19:16

Trump mocks Tlaib for ‘screaming’ at 2016 speech: ‘This is not a sane person’ President Trump on Tuesday, in his latest broadside against the so-called “Squad” of progressive lawmakers, called Michigan Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib a “crazed lunatic” after video resurfaced over the weekend showing her shouting as she was dragg...
2019-07-23 20:01

Trump says malfunctioning teleprompter to blame for ‘airport’ gaffe in July 4th speech President Trump on Friday blamed a malfunctioning teleprompter for a gaffe in his Independence Day speech in which he mistakenly said the Army took over airports during the American Revolution and seemed to confuse that war with the War of 1812....
2019-07-05 20:48

Read Nixon's Never-Delivered Speech in the Event the Moon Landing Failed It’s been 50 years since American astronauts landed on the moon, and it remains one of the single greatest achievements of modern human history. The moon, as it turns out, is really, really difficult to get to, and the fact that we pulled it off at a...
2019-07-20 04:16

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which she has been a patron since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
2019-06-13 12:32

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class...
2019-06-13 10:16

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hi...
2019-05-31 03:48

Workers at Trump speech told they had to use time off or receive no pay if they didn’t attend Union workers at a petrochemical plant that President Trump visited in Pennsylvania were told they had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day if they did not attend his remarks....
2019-08-17 22:16

China’s influence on campus chills free speech in Australia, New Zealand Actions by the Communist Party and its supporters on college campuses are spurring concerns over the drawbacks of close economic ties with an assertive authoritarian state....
2019-08-09 16:16

Google’s Parrotron AI helps people with speech impediments talk freely Earlier this year, Google teased a neural network-powered algorithm that could do speech-to-speech translation in real-time. As impressive as that might be, the app was mostly inaccessible to people with speech impediments. This is why the company’s ...
2019-07-19 00:01

New York Fed Says Williams Wasn't Sending Specific Policy Signal in Speech New York Fed President John Williams didn’t intend to suggest Thursday that the central bank might make a large interest rate cut this month, a spokesman said....
2019-07-19 03:32

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
2019-06-16 01:16

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
2019-07-11 18:00

Theresa May makes coded attack on Boris Johnson in final speech Outgoing PM takes aim at absolutism and bemoans ‘tribal bitterness’ in last major actIn a defensive final speech of her premiership, Theresa May has taken a coded swipe at the “absolutism” of politicians like Boris Johnson as the Commons prepared for...
2019-07-17 21:48

Nirmala Sitharaman Meets President Kovind Ahead Of Budget Speech Budget 2019 India: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday called on President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan before presenting her first Union Budget....
2019-07-05 09:32

Apple CEO Tim Cook took shots at other tech companies in his Stanford commencement speech In the commencement speech given at Stanford University, Cook said digital surveillance would have “stopped Silicon Valley before it got started.”       ...
2019-06-17 03:32

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the school after a 2018 shooting left 17 dead while re...
2019-06-03 22:16

The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits. France and Germany both prize freedom of expression, but history and experience have led them to impose greater limits on speech than in the United States....
2019-08-06 23:32

Workers had 3 options: Attend Trump's speech, use paid time off or receive no pay Workers at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant where President Donald Trump spoke Tuesday were told that if they didn't attend the event, they either had to use paid time off or receive no pay for the day....
2019-08-19 13:48

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects...
2019-08-17 21:32

What did we learn from Boris Johnson’s first speech as prime minister? Our panel responds The new PM will have to flesh out his broadbrush plans to ‘unite the country’ and deliver Brexit• Boris Johnson becomes prime minister – live updates Continue reading......
2019-07-24 22:32

Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes Tamil Poem In Budget Speech, Thanks Taxpayers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday quoted Tamil classic "Purananooru", and drew inspiration from it to assert that the NDA government was for judicious taxation ensuring that it does not hurt......
2019-07-06 00:00

‘Deport Hate.’ Virginia Lawmaker Heckles Trump During Jamestown Speech (JAMESTOWN, Va.) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday’s commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia angered by the president’s race-related rhetori...
2019-07-31 20:00

Michael Avenatti claims alleged Nike extortion was free speech Lightning-rod lawyer Michael Avenatti was merely exercising his First Amendment rights when he demanded $22.5 million from Nike — not extorting them, his attorneys argue in new court papers. “Mr. Avenatti is being charged with a speech crime,&#...
2019-08-19 23:16

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden will seek to play to his strengths on Thursday with a speech that draws upon his experience in...
2019-07-11 13:16

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
2019-06-06 02:48

Trump extols U.S. military might in Fourth of July speech as jets fly over Washington The president’s supporters, including many with VIP tickets to the event, say Trump is simply celebrating America. Democrats accuse the White House of turning a taxpayer-funded, nonpolitical event into a reelection rally....
2019-07-05 06:32