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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...

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie

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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....
22:48, 07/08/2019

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 g...
18:12, 07/08/2019

Carrie Symonds says politicians have 'gigantic responsibility' to the environment in first public speech since No10 move Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds said politicians have a "gigantic responsibility to make the right decisions" over the environmental crisis, in her first solo public appearance since moving int...
22:24, 08/16/2019

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 maki...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Mond...
20:12, 07/08/2019

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong eco...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy...
05:24, 07/09/2019

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
04:00, 07/09/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in...
23:24, 07/08/2019

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
02:48, 07/09/2019

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 w...
23:00, 06/14/2019

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 t...
19:12, 07/05/2019

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)        ...
00:48, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day on Thursday ...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform...
12:24, 06/18/2019

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...
08:36, 08/18/2019

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.”...
02:00, 05/31/2019

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. ...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Trump uses energy speech to mock 2020 Democrats President Donald Trump used an official government speech at a liquefied natural gas export facility to handicap his potential 2020 Democratic opponents and attack the Green New Deal proposal for aggr...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump delivers July 4th speech – live US president hails ‘heroes who defend our country’ in controversial address marred by poor weatherWhite House ‘struggles to draw crowds’ to July 4th show 1.03am BST #SaluteToAmerica#July4th https://t....
02:12, 07/05/2019

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was billed as an official White House event, but the actu...
03:00, 08/15/2019

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 ...
10:00, 06/19/2019

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....
18:24, 06/14/2019

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan 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 traditiona...
23:36, 06/06/2019

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...
03:48, 07/11/2019

Confident Trump handicaps Democratic field during energy speech President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the 2020 ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Trump Takes Over July 4 Celebration; Changes Venue, May Deliver Speech President Donald Trump has effectively taken charge of the nation's premier Fourth of July celebration in Washington, moving the gargantuan fireworks display from its usual spot on the Mall to be......
09:36, 05/11/2019

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....
02:00, 08/10/2019

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....
21:00, 07/05/2019

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 ...
04:24, 08/19/2019

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....
03:48, 08/14/2019

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 bas...
06:12, 05/28/2019

| 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....
11:24, 07/05/2019

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 cr...
02:48, 06/12/2019

Trump gave speech in front of hoax presidential seal WASHINGTON — The White House says it didn’t know that an altered presidential seal featuring a two-headed eagle clutching golf clubs would be displayed at a speech by President Donald Trump this...
04:28, 07/26/2019

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 transf...
23:48, 06/19/2019

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'...
01:24, 07/05/2019

Trump uses energy speech in Louisiana to criticize Democratic candidates U.S. President Donald Trump came to southern Louisiana on Tuesday to extol the benefits of U.S. energy production but could not resist a slashing critique of the Democrats battling to face him in the ...
05:36, 05/15/2019

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....
13:36, 05/31/2019

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....
03:48, 07/19/2019

Hell freezes over as Jim Acosta, Joe Scarborough praise Trump’s D-Day speech President Trump’s speech on Thursday to the brave Allied fighters who "stood in the fires of hell" on the 75th anniversary of D-Day shockingly drew acclaim from two of his biggest mainstream media cri...
17:36, 06/06/2019

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles – but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their full percentageWhen Donald Trump addresses coalminers,...
01:24, 05/18/2019

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 d...
19:24, 06/21/2019

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 authoritaria...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a ...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voice...
01:36, 07/12/2019

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....
09:24, 05/28/2019

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 ha...
21:48, 06/04/2019

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 Thursd...
12:24, 07/11/2019

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 see...
00:48, 07/06/2019

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 clim...
23:24, 07/08/2019

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism a...
20:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. Senate Republicans: Trump to give immigration speech in coming days Republican U.S. Senators John Cornyn and John Barrasso said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will give a speech on immigration as soon as later this week....
22:00, 05/14/2019

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....
01:36, 06/06/2019

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...
21:48, 07/23/2019

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....
01:24, 08/18/2019

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 traditiona...
03:48, 06/07/2019

Watch: Trump lays out his new immigration plan in Rose Garden speech Trump's plan does not address the undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and had been shielded from deportation under DACA....
22:12, 05/16/2019

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...
23:12, 07/23/2019

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, whi...
04:00, 07/12/2019

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-braine...
16:24, 06/06/2019

‘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 ang...
12:12, 07/31/2019

Virginia Lawmaker Interrupts Trump Speech to Protest Family Separation Speaking on Tuesday at the 400th Anniversary of the Joint Commemorative Session of the Virginia General Assembly in Jamestown, President Donald Trump was interrupted by a state lawmaker protesting the...
23:24, 07/30/2019

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”...
17:12, 07/05/2019

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 ...
17:36, 06/21/2019

Biden draws firefighters' endorsement, Trump jibes, ahead of speech Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden picked up an early endorsement from a large trade union and sparred on social media with President Donald Trump over blue-collar support on Monday ahead of the Dem...
23:12, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voice...
00:24, 07/12/2019

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
19:00, 05/29/2019

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 increasi...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachme...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
01:24, 07/05/2019

Trump pans Biden speech as ‘Sooo Boring!’ between visits with shooting victims ​President Trump tuned in to Joe Biden’s speech in Iowa on Wednesday afternoon as he ​traveled between​ mass shooting sites in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, panning the Democratic frontrunne...
23:12, 08/07/2019

Donald Trump touts environmental leadership, blasts Green New Deal in speech President Donald Trump praised his administration's leadership on environmental issues and blasted the Democrats' proposal for a Green New Deal on Monday....
03:00, 07/09/2019

‘Deport Hate.’ Muslim 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 ang...
05:48, 07/31/2019

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’...
05:24, 07/12/2019

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media ...
18:48, 07/12/2019

Trump Gave a Speech Next to a Presidential Seal Doctored to Resemble a Russian Symbol President Donald Trump appeared to be in his element Tuesday night: In a conference room in a five-star D.C. hotel, Trump delivered an animated speech at a summit hosted by the conservative NGO Turnin...
12:12, 07/25/2019

WATCH LIVE: President Trump gives speech at Pennsylvania Shell cracker plant President Trump made a visit to the Pittsburgh area to give a speech at the Shell cracker plant at 2:10 p.m., which is under construction, along the Ohio River in Beaver County....
07:00, 08/14/2019

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, Castigates Trump and Urges Global Diplomacy The address in New York City took aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
19:24, 07/11/2019

Trump Praises Military In Fourth Of July Speech As Tanks, Jets Assemble It was a setting tailor-made for President Donald Trump to launch into a partisan address, with a VIP crowd in front of him that included Republican donors and a display of military armor and aircraft...
06:00, 07/05/2019

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is imposs...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Biden, in Iowa speech, plans to say Trump has ‘fanned the flames of white supremacy’ The former vice president will cite the recent shooting in El Paso and other hate-inspired episodes during the current Republican president’s tenure, according to excerpts of his remarks....
14:24, 08/07/2019

Campaign Aides Let the UAE Screen Trump's 'America First' Energy Speech, Made Changes at Their Request Aides to now-President Donald Trump let senior United Arab Emirates officials look at and edit a 2016 campaign trail speech in which he laid out his “America First” energy policy, ABC News reported on...
08:36, 07/30/2019

Trump condemns slavery in Jamestown speech amid controversy over prior incendiary remarks U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire in Washington for verbal attacks on racial minority lawmakers, condemned American slavery on Tuesday at the 400th anniversary of the first legislative assembly ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump generated controv...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Angry CNN panel shreds Trump's Independence Day remarks, calls it 'Schoolhouse Rock' speech It appears that CNN's constant bashing of President Trump doesn't stop on holidays as a panel ripped his "Salute to America" speech he gave to a large Fourth of July crowd. ...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Biden to link Trump to El Paso shooting, rise of white supremacy in fiery speech Saying that President Trump has “fanned the flames of white supremacy in this nation,” Democratic presidential primary front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday will directly link the president to the mass ...
19:36, 08/07/2019

O'Rourke compares Trump speech to Nazi rally, says El Paso could be modern-day Ellis Island Democratic 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke said in an interview Monday that his hometown of El Paso, Texas, could be the modern-day Ellis Island and likened President Trump’s recent campaign speech in Nort...
10:48, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump Flys Off the Handle in July Fourth Speech, Talmbout Airports During Revolutionary War Donald Trump’s decision to insert himself in Independence Day celebrations in the nation’s capital resulted in a tale of two Fourths — and an erroneous, anachronistic reference to airports being prese...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Trump Pretends He Cares About Mass Shootings and White Supremacy in Laughably Hollow Speech On Monday morning, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the White House about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton which was so at odds with everything he has said and done throughout his polit...
03:36, 08/06/2019

Trump bashed 'the Squad' and called Rashida Tlaib a 'lunatic' in a speech to over a thousand teenagers Jonathan Ernst/Reuters During a speech at a Turning Point USA conference for conservative high school students in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to attack the four femal...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Trump Gives Speech in Front of Altered Presidential Seal Featuring Golf Clubs and ‘45 Is a Puppet’ Donald Trump’s recent appearance in front of the racially-problematic right-wing organization that gave us Candace Owens, Blexit and the MAGA Yeezy fashion line turned into the funniest speech he’s ev...
00:12, 07/26/2019

Remember That Trump Speech at the Pennsylvania Plant? Workers Had to Attend, Take Paid Time Off or Lose a Day of Pay Turns out that those cheering plant workers behind President Trump at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant didn’t have many choices when it came to attending the event. In fact, they only had three ch...
02:01, 08/20/2019

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It’s not alone in its c...
00:24, 07/13/2019

| Trump - Iran threats | Facebook IDs hate speech suspect: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously | Exclusive: Facebook to ID French hate speech suspects; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:36, 06/26/2019

Civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis attacks Trump's tweets in emotional House floor speech Georgia congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis joined his Democratic colleagues in support of the resolution condemning President Trump's tweets, saying on the House floor, "I know racism when I...
07:12, 07/17/2019

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the preside...
01:36, 06/28/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably&rdquo...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Trump supporters call speech 'fantastic' Supporters called President Donald Trump's speech 'electric' and 'fantastic,' after he kicked off his 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday night. (June 19)...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Merkel rebukes Trump politics in Harvard commencement speech: 'Tear down walls of ignorance' Without saying the president by name, German Chancellor Angela Merkel slammed the policies and worldview of Donald Trump's presidency.        ...
21:12, 05/31/2019

Fact Check: Fact Checking Trump’s Inacurrate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida Rally Speech President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea....
18:24, 05/09/2019

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US President's state visit....
16:36, 06/04/2019

Fact Check: Fact-Checking Trump’s Speech to the N.R.A. In a speech to the National Rifle Association on Friday, President Trump made misleading statements on drug prices, his border wall, MS-13 and an international arms treaty....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump state banquet speech: US President says Queen embodies 'patriotism that beats proudly in every British heart' Donald Trump has said the Queen embodies the spirit of "dignity, duty and patriotism that beats proudly in every British heart" as he paid tribute to the Monarch....
01:12, 06/04/2019

How AI could save the environment Artificial intelligence techniques are now used to monitor endangered species, track diseases, and optimize crops. But there's much more work to be done....
18:12, 04/28/2019

'Headline was flawed': New York Times changed headline about Trump speech after backlash A few Democratic presidential candidates took to Twitter on Monday night to criticize the New York Times' Tuesday front page headline.        ...
09:12, 08/07/2019

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
15:24, 06/14/2019

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
16:24, 07/16/2019

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:36, 07/14/2019

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract potential top picks Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, and to potentially retain Anthony Dav...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in...
12:24, 06/06/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
08:36, 07/17/2019

How a declining environment affects populations Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics, or ocean life may be depleted by overfishing. A n...
07:12, 05/14/2019

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
21:36, 06/06/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardia...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Blackford on student 'hostile environment' SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford asks the prime minister if she will match Nicola Sturgeon's pledge to provide free tuition for EU students through to 2021....
21:36, 05/01/2019

UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisisA devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental cr...
13:24, 05/17/2019

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
17:24, 07/16/2019

He Fought for Iran’s Environment and Was Arrested. Now, He’s Dead. Authorities say a well-known Iranian-Canadian professor killed himself in a Tehran prison, after he and other environmentalists are arrested. His family is demanding answers....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their lan...
03:24, 07/30/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Cruise ships vs. the environment: The 10 costliest offenses 24/7 Tempo found 10 of the costliest cruise environmental violations, from Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Carnival cruises and others.       ...
21:00, 07/26/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:24, 07/05/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment acros...
15:12, 05/01/2019

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection...
16:36, 07/03/2019

Brazil: Protecting environment not only European ‘interest’ Brazil’s foreign minister has said protecting the environment “is not only a European interest” after France said it will only ratify a trade deal between the EU and South America’s Mercosur if Brazil...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destru...
04:12, 06/28/2019

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
11:36, 06/01/2019

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK mi...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
00:36, 05/31/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-...
01:00, 07/02/2019

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment m...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus...
06:48, 05/02/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
15:48, 07/16/2019

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
20:01, 08/12/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farming interests before deciding whether to list threat...
08:48, 06/27/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an a...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
03:00, 05/26/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in le...
06:24, 05/26/2019

Prakash Javadekar Launches #SelfiewithSapling Drive On Environment Day World Environment Day: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a campaign asking people to take selfies with a sapling on World Environment Day today. In a photo tweeted by Abhinav......
08:12, 06/05/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it cause...
11:24, 05/01/2019

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hinderin...
03:36, 07/05/2019

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
15:12, 05/01/2019

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Satu...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
19:36, 05/30/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
00:00, 06/02/2019

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with mos...
11:00, 07/13/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanizatio...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from clim...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy pr...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airli...
18:24, 04/28/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning bri...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed thems...
18:12, 08/14/2019

Amazon's fast fashion subscription box is terrible news for the environment Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe is a new Amazon subscription service that will deliver you a package of curated clothing and accessories every month for $4.99. With up to eight new garments arrivin...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...
04:00, 05/26/2019

San Francisco: opponents of new shelter claim homeless people are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block constru...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
20:24, 06/17/2019

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
11:36, 07/11/2019

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Monday that the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrimental to food safety and the environment, respondin...
19:12, 08/05/2019

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric.....
12:12, 07/08/2019

Ethanol vs. environment: Democratic hopefuls campaign on clashing agendas Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is a champion of the corn-based ethanol industry when she campaigns in rural towns dotting the U.S. Farm Belt....
19:36, 07/26/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on...
23:12, 07/11/2019

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
10:00, 07/13/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
22:00, 05/08/2019

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough ...
18:12, 07/03/2019

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reportin...
18:36, 06/18/2019

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
01:36, 07/06/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks i...
18:00, 06/16/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
20:12, 05/22/2019

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined Fighting to protect your land is a risky task. A new study shows that every year, more people are killed defending their environment than those killed while deployed to war zones from the United King...
03:36, 08/06/2019

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
21:36, 05/21/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in compa...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with ...
03:24, 05/06/2019

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critic...
18:36, 07/16/2019

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
02:36, 08/14/2019

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection e...
15:24, 07/13/2019

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy.....
00:12, 06/19/2019

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
13:12, 06/20/2019

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate change, underscoring that the current flash floods in.....
20:36, 08/01/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National ...
05:12, 07/17/2019

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plas...
10:12, 06/11/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since P...
02:24, 06/06/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
01:12, 06/06/2019

Complaint from Angus Taylor's brother prompted environment probe, former senator says John Williams pushed for review after hearing Richard Taylor talk on radio about clearing of grasslandsA national review of how conservation laws affect the agriculture industry was prompted by a comp...
08:36, 07/30/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
17:24, 07/09/2019

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
19:00, 06/04/2019

Angus Taylor met with environment department even as it investigated company he part-owns Exclusive: Energy minister denies interfering with department action over alleged illegal land clearing by company he partially owns with his brotherSupport our independent journalism with a single or...
07:12, 06/19/2019

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represented his government's concern for the environment...
13:24, 07/03/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental protection law and establish a National Environment...
04:12, 05/04/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at t...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
01:12, 07/14/2019

UN environment report: how Australia's political parties plan to respond to the crisis Ahead of the election, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the Greens The United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity ...
00:24, 05/08/2019

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous.....
17:12, 07/18/2019

Miley Cyrus goes on profanity-laced rant about the environment at music festival Music superstar Miley Cyrus had an expletive-filled message for her fans about the environment during a festival on Friday, declaring that the young people are the "last f---ing hope on this dying f--...
01:48, 07/02/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t stop complaining” about the news vision’s “hostile ...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average tri...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality Mexico authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world's most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to level...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
14:36, 06/07/2019

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
17:36, 06/05/2019

Environment minister discusses climate emergency with mayors of Hamilton, Burlington, Milton Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna discussed the impacts of climate change on municipalities with the mayors of Hamilton, Burlington and Milton on Thursday....
21:48, 07/25/2019

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say she was deliberately gagged during the election campa...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
06:24, 05/31/2019

Environment group in France sues over 'health risk' from Notre Dame fire An environmental group in France filed a lawsuit Tuesday over potential health risks from lead that was released during the devastating fire that ripped through the Notre Dame Cathedral earlier this y...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
22:36, 06/04/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 A...
18:12, 04/28/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, Un...
18:48, 05/16/2019

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the countr...
20:12, 07/24/2019

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Prosecutors say Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher killed a prisoner and took pictures with the corpse. The defense says it was a 'high combat environment' Closing arguments are expected to begin Monday in the trial of Chief Special Warfare Operator Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an ISIS prisoner to death, among other violations of mili...
13:00, 06/30/2019

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 smart...
23:36, 06/19/2019

Madonna's emotional speech While being honored at GLAAD's 30th Annual Media Awards Saturday night, Madonna took the chance to explain why she has long identified with the LGBTQ community....
09:00, 05/06/2019

Gay BYU student comes out in valedictorian speech A gay student who came out during a valedictorian speech at Mormon-owned Brigham Young University said Monday he hopes the speech helps ease loneliness felt by other LGBTQ students at the school. (Apr...
10:24, 04/30/2019

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....
23:12, 06/18/2019

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....
15:48, 05/29/2019

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....
15:48, 05/29/2019

"One Of The Most Opaque": P Chidambaram On Budget Speech The budget speech by Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman is one of the "most opaque ever" former finance minister P Chidambaram said, pointing out that it leaves out all crucial information regarding......
15:36, 07/05/2019

The baby boy’s speech has suddenly exploded. But what is he saying? All of a sudden, he’s gone far beyond mere ‘bababababa’ and ‘plpplpplpplp’After 10 months of patient silence, this week saw an explosion in my son’s vocabulary, as his wayward mash of vowels and conso...
11:00, 05/19/2019

Best text to speech software of 2019 The use of audio for commands has become popular for use with assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and audio is increasingly being used for search and other tools. It's also becoming much more comm...
17:36, 06/19/2019

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....
20:12, 06/09/2019

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....
20:36, 05/21/2019

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 Chines...
05:36, 05/27/2019

PM Modi's First Independence Day Speech Of Second Term Today When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, he is likely to touch upon a host of topics ranging from the centre's decision to scrap Jammu and......
23:00, 08/14/2019

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....
12:48, 07/05/2019

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....
00:36, 08/16/2019

Google trains its AI to accommodate speech impairments For most users, voice assistants are helpful tools. But for the millions of people with speech impairments caused by neurological conditions, voice assistants can be yet another frustrating challenge....
00:24, 05/08/2019

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 att...
07:24, 05/29/2019

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....
18:00, 07/24/2019

Madonna gives emotional speech at GLAAD Awards NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the Advocate for Change Award at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards with a rousing speech that went from playful to emotional, bringing the audienc...
09:48, 05/05/2019

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......
11:36, 06/18/2019

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....
14:36, 07/04/2019

Theresa May hits out at populists in farewell speech Outgoing PM takes aim at absolutism and bemoans ‘descent into rancour and tribal bitterness’Today’s political developments - live updatesTheresa May has criticised absolutism in politics in what appea...
20:12, 07/17/2019

12-year-old reporter gives commencement speech at university A 12-year-old reporter who runs a newspaper in Pennsylvania has delivered the commencement address at West Virginia University's Reed College of Media....
00:24, 05/11/2019

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
15:00, 07/03/2019

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. &...
04:12, 06/05/2019

YouTube Said It Was Getting Serious About Hate Speech. Why Is It Still Full of Extremists? Last month, YouTube announced a site-wide change to its hate speech policy, saying it would no longer tolerate videos promoting Nazism, white supremacy, or any other content “alleging that a group is ...
16:36, 07/25/2019

"Have One Question...": Congress On PM's Remarks On Economy In Speech The Congress today launched a point-by-point broadside against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech on Independence Day that praised the centre's economic policies. The Congress claimed it has....
15:26, 08/15/2019

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 free...
08:24, 08/08/2019

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Budget 2019: The Budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5 and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will start the speech by addressing it to the speaker of Lok Sabha....
11:00, 06/13/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “...
06:48, 05/08/2019

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 t...
17:36, 06/18/2019

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’ hum...
21:24, 08/02/2019

Venezuela web blackout lifted minutes before Maduro speech The Venezuelan regime is clamping down on social media as president Nicolas Maduro battles opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for a popular uprising....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Google Pixel phones can use text-to-speech to talk to 911 for you In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a ...
08:36, 08/02/2019

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
18:36, 08/14/2019

The Latest: Cardinal rebukes Farrakhan, priest over speech CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan’s speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Chicago Cardinal ...
07:48, 05/11/2019

Champions of free speech: Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo are Burmese journalists who were imprisoned for more than 500 days for their reporting of a Rohingya massacre. They are two of Deutsche Welle's champions of free speech....
14:48, 05/07/2019

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.       ...
16:36, 07/03/2019

In a first, Facebook will hand over hate speech data to France Facebook has agreed to hand over identifying information on French users suspected of using hate speech on its platform, making it the first deal of its kind between the social media giant and a gover...
15:36, 06/26/2019

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......
13:36, 07/03/2019

J&K To Saving Water, PM's "New India" Theme In Independence Day Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation on Independence Day today, announced a Chief of Defence Staff post to oversee the tri-services, a "Jal Jeevan mission" to provide water for all and....
15:26, 08/15/2019

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.       ...
19:48, 06/26/2019

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 s...
03:12, 05/31/2019

Reggie Fils-Aime Gives First Speech Since Leaving Nintendo Reggie Fils-Aime, who retired from Nintendo after spending 15 years at the video game company, will deliver the commencement address at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida late...
22:36, 05/09/2019

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....
18:24, 07/02/2019

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...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Let Childish Gambino's Motivational Speech Get You Through This Hot AF Summer Week He's Childish Gambino, motivational speaker. During his concert at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia on Wednesday, the hip-hop star, aka Lion King actor Donald Glover, gave an......
20:00, 07/25/2019

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 so...
12:36, 06/06/2019

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the danger...
18:48, 06/11/2019

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...
23:24, 07/20/2019

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 ...
22:24, 06/05/2019

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-Mu...
00:24, 06/19/2019

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),......
21:24, 08/18/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (M...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Google's Translatotron can translate speech in the speaker's voice Speaking another language may be getting easier. Google is showing off Translatotron, a first-of-its-kind translation model that can directly convert speech from one language into another while mainta...
03:24, 05/16/2019

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...
21:12, 07/17/2019

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
02:36, 06/06/2019

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 ...
15:12, 08/07/2019

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 sec...
22:36, 06/22/2019

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 unfol...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
12:36, 04/29/2019

"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....
13:24, 07/19/2019

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......
13:24, 07/19/2019

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 com...
18:12, 07/17/2019

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 re...
17:12, 07/10/2019

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...
19:24, 05/23/2019

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....
18:00, 07/09/2019

US Treasury yields lower ahead of Powell's speech U.S. government debt prices were higher Tuesday morning, as traders prepare to hear from Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell and monitor fresh sanctions on Iran....
11:36, 06/25/2019

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...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Biden, Now the Front-Runner, Gives First Speech as 2020 Candidate The former vice president, appearing in a region undergoing political realignment, vowed to revive the middle class and stressed the importance of Pennsylvania in the election....
23:48, 04/29/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to cree...
17:36, 05/14/2019

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....
23:36, 06/20/2019

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended 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....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo gives emotional speech after winning NBA MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo was emotional, particularly when discussing his late father, as he accepted the NBA MVP award.       ...
06:24, 06/25/2019

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....
18:36, 05/22/2019

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,...
11:24, 06/12/2019

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 someho...
02:48, 07/07/2019

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......
18:12, 05/26/2019

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....
08:36, 05/22/2019

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 tr...
20:24, 05/27/2019

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.        ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Pakistan says wants peace with India, Modi responds after victory speech The Pakistani and Indian prime ministers exchanged messages via Twitter on Thursday hoping for peace, after Narendra Modi returned to power in New Delhi in an election fought in the wake of confrontat...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Supreme Court rules against Alaska man in free speech case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ruling against an Alaska resident in a case that affects people arrested by law enforcement officers who want to sue and claim their arrest was retaliation for s...
17:24, 05/28/2019

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 s...
13:00, 05/31/2019

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...
20:48, 05/23/2019

On-device speech recognition may make smart assistants more appealing Google unveiled the next-generation Google Assistant at I/O 2019, featuring an on-device speech recognition model-bypassing the need to upload voice samples to cloud systems....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering t...
23:00, 05/19/2019

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 ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

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....
22:48, 05/22/2019

New Zealand MP gets security cover after threats over hate speech debate A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a rare precaution in a country where politicians ming...
12:24, 05/21/2019

BJP Should Be Called Bharatiya Jumla Party: Manish Sisodia On PM's Speech Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia described Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech in Delhi on Wednesday as "jumlebaazi" (rhetoric), saying the real name of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)......
04:24, 05/09/2019

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....
18:12, 08/01/2019

JWoww Praises Son Greyson on His Speech Progress as They Celebrate His 3rd Birthday Jenni "JWoww" Farley is happy to report that her son Greyson Mathews is speaking better than ever as he celebrates his third birthday, following months of therapy to overcome developmental......
19:12, 05/05/2019

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......
06:00, 07/16/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
05:12, 05/09/2019

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 wh...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Valedictorian posts speech online after her moment is denied by school Administrators at a Florida high school scuttled its valedictorian’s graduation speech because she didn’t send it to them to review in advance — so she posted it online instead. Kriya Naid...
20:00, 05/31/2019

PM Narendra Modi Arrives At BJP Headquarters In Delhi For Victory Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by BJP leaders at the party headquarters in Delhi as he arrived after trends showed the BJP winning a massive majority in the Lok Sabha elections....
17:12, 05/23/2019

Madonna gives rousing speech on why she fought for change at Glaad awards Pop icon accepted the advocate for change award and gave both a playful and emotional speech, bringing the audience to its feetMadonna, a pioneer for gay rights, accepted the advocate for change award...
18:24, 05/05/2019

Kevin Mawae delivers tearful Hall of Fame speech Kevin Mawae spent his NFL career clearing a path for numerous running backs. Saturday night, he entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame by giving a speech that acknowledged those who cleared his path to...
11:36, 08/04/2019

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....
21:36, 07/02/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said.....
16:48, 05/15/2019

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....
19:48, 07/23/2019

Pete Buttigieg Confronts Race and Identity in Speech to Gay Group Speaking at a fund-raiser for L.G.B.T. causes, Mr. Buttigieg warned that identity politics was corrosive and urged greater unity among historically oppressed groups....
10:12, 05/12/2019

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....
04:12, 07/24/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
21:48, 05/13/2019

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....
19:12, 06/05/2019

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....
09:12, 07/07/2019

Gamers are often the victims of stalking, prejudice hate speech, study says A new ADL study found two-thirds of players in popular online video games such as 'Overwatch' and 'Fortnite' experienced severe harassment in games.      ...
13:24, 07/25/2019

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...
17:12, 05/28/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget: Long Speech, 4 Languages, Some Poetry Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered her first Budget speech in parliament, one of the longest ever, occasionally switching to Hindi, Tamil, Urdu and even Sanskrit....
15:36, 07/05/2019

UK's Boris Johnson promises new 'golden age' as he makes his first speech in Parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivered his first speech in the Parliament on Thursday, promising to unleash a “new golden age for the United Kingdom” and leaving the European Union by the Oct....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Rosenstein calls Comey a 'partisan pundit' in revealing speech Rod Rosenstein took aim at James Comey Monday, calling him a "partisan pundit" in prepared remarks for a speech that included the most public retelling yet of the twists and turns of the Russia invest...
17:24, 05/14/2019

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 so...
20:24, 07/21/2019

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 magnifice...
18:24, 07/21/2019

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 pop...
00:12, 07/12/2019

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 ...
22:36, 07/02/2019

PM Modi On Kashmir's Kahwa, Ladakh's "Solo" And More In Speech To Nation Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation today on the decision to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir and split it into two union territories, referred to Kashmir's famous kahwa....
20:24, 08/08/2019

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
03:36, 05/19/2019

'On Catcholic Church's Orders': Fly Interrupts Rodrigo Duterte's Speech A fly that interrupted his speech was working under the orders of priests, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked Tuesday, as he launched a new verbal attack on the country's influential Catholic....
22:36, 07/30/2019

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&#...
21:01, 07/10/2019

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 ...
19:00, 07/30/2019

Gamers are often the victims of stalking, prejudice and hate speech, study says A new ADL study found two-thirds of players in popular online video games such as 'Overwatch' and 'Fortnite' experienced severe harassment in games.      ...
14:24, 07/25/2019

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 polit...
22:12, 07/17/2019

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....
01:00, 07/10/2019

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....
19:12, 07/09/2019

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 d...
18:12, 07/09/2019

Boris Johnson Talks Tough on Brexit in Combative First Speech British Prime Minister Boris Johnson laid out a hard-line negotiating stance with the European Union, setting the stage for fraught Brexit talks before the U.K.’s scheduled departure from the bloc in ...
16:36, 07/25/2019

Greenpeace activists target chancellor's speech in climate protest Protesters wearing sashes reading ‘climate emergency’ disrupt Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech Dozens of Greenpeace activists interrupted the chancellor’s Mansion House speech on Thursday night a...
00:24, 06/21/2019

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 ...
20:24, 06/05/2019

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 before a House Judiciar...
00:12, 06/12/2019

For "ABCD Speech", An Election Commission Warning To Maneka Gandhi Weeks after Union Minister Maneka Gandhi threatened to neglect places in Sultanpur that do not vote for her en masse in the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission today warned her against making......
15:36, 04/29/2019

"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....
10:24, 06/04/2019

World Cup 2019: Brazil's Marta gives emotional speech to next generation Brazil legend Marta gives an emotional speech calling on her country's young players to follow in her generation's footsteps after their last-16 World Cup elimination to France....
15:36, 06/24/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized...
19:36, 04/28/2019

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 a...
16:12, 06/10/2019

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that...
21:48, 08/14/2019

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 sel...
18:36, 06/06/2019

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...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice....
23:12, 06/06/2019

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 S...
14:24, 06/12/2019

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu....
18:36, 08/14/2019

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, ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Report On PM's Barmer Speech Sent To Poll Body: District Authorities The district polls authorities in Rajasthan's Barmer on Monday said a factual report has been submitted to the Election Commission following allegations by the Congress that Prime Minister Narendra......
12:24, 04/29/2019

Wall St. sinks on trade jitters ahead of Powell speech Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as simmering geopolitical and trade concerns, combined with disappointing economic data, kept buyers at bay and investors looked to remarks from U.S. Federal Reserve...
18:48, 06/25/2019

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 …"...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Japan’s Naruhito in 1st speech vows to stay close to people Emperor Naruhito inherited Imperial regalia and seals as proof of his succession to the throne and pledged to follow his father’s example in devoting himself to peace and staying close to the people...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, accor...
19:24, 04/28/2019

7 Signs of Fascism, Says Trinamool's Mahua Moitra In Debut Speech Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress's new legislator, remained firmly on Twitter trends with her debut speech in parliament where she warned that India is displaying all the signs of Fascism put up.....
12:12, 06/26/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
01:24, 05/21/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rig...
07:00, 05/09/2019

"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....
05:24, 06/23/2019

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...
22:36, 06/05/2019

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 ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

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...
07:24, 06/12/2019

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours....
19:24, 07/05/2019

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....
01:24, 06/16/2019

PM Modi Hits Back At Critics In Independence Day Speech: Foreign Media Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hit back at critics of his government's decision to revoke Kashmir's autonomy, saying its special status had only led to terrorism and corruption....
15:26, 08/15/2019

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncertainty on whether the Federal Reserve will cut int...
01:36, 06/26/2019