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Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester

Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronting an elderly woman w...

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester

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Dem state lawmaker records himself harassing pro-life woman outside Planned Parenthood A Pennsylvania Democratic state representative recorded a woman outside Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, which is in his district, telling her to pray at home, calling ...
20:24, 05/06/2019

Morrison defends Sussan Ley in Farrer as backlash grows over Murray-Darling plan Prime minister praises Liberal MP and expresses caution about ripping up the basin plan Scott Morrison has swung to the defence of Liberal MP Sussan Ley, who is under pressure in the regional seat of ...
10:12, 05/07/2019

North Dakota tribe defends its rights to minerals from state FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of a Native American tribe in North Dakota are asking state officials to work with them rather than against them in a dispute over oil royalties. The federal government has ...
17:00, 06/01/2019

State Department Defends Saudi Arms Sales Before Hostile House Panel R. Clarke Cooper, a top State Department official, defended the use of an emergency declaration to sell arms to Saudi Arabia against Congress’s will....
01:24, 06/13/2019

| France harassing, intimidating migrant helpers: Amnesty Rights group Amnesty International has accused French authorities of harassing, intimidating and even assaulting people offering aid to migrants in the north of France in a deliberate attempt to disco...
16:24, 06/05/2019

Seattle Times Journalist Suspended After Harassing Writer With Gross Twitter DMs Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg was apparently suspended by the newspaper after he seemingly sent writer Talia Jane an explicit direct message early Sunday morning. Jane alerted the paper to h...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Olympian Rower Dattu Bhokanal Charged For Allegedly Harassing Wife Olympian and Asian Games medallist Dattu Baban Bhokanal has been charged for allegedly harassing his wife physically and mentally between December 22, 2017 and March 3 this year, a Nashik police......
07:00, 05/18/2019

Rugby player booted off plane for allegedly sexually harassing flight attendant A “disgusting” rugby player delayed a 55-minute flight for over 90 minutes before being hauled off the plane for allegedly sexually harassing a stewardess. The easyJet flight, bound for Be...
19:12, 05/13/2019

Cleveland Indians' Trevor Bauer shares harassing messages he received after loss: 'Die in hell' Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer may have had a rough start in a 9-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night but it was no excuse for the vulgar messages he received on social media afterw...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Queens Councilman Barry Grodenchik admits to sexually harassing City Council staffer A Democratic Queens legislator admitted Tuesday to sexually harassing a female City Council staffer for over a year — giving her so many unwelcome hugs and kisses that she avoided meetings with him. ...
22:48, 05/14/2019

#ShoppingWhileBlack: Video Shows Store Owner Harassing, Calling Security on Black Boys When a South Carolina store owner called security and threatened to notify police on a group of black men for talking too loud, putting their negro hands on his merchandise and—most egregiously—paying...
22:36, 06/16/2019

Protester charged in Australia for striking PM with an egg A 24-year-old woman who struck Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with an egg on Tuesday as he campaigned for a May 18 general election has been charged with assault, police said....
09:12, 05/07/2019

Lakers protester: 'Nepotism shouldn't be involved' While saying he didn't mean it as a personal attack on owner Jeanie Buss, the organizer of a protest in front of Staples Center blamed the Lakers' decision-making in the front office for the team's re...
02:36, 05/11/2019

Sudan protester dies after clashes at Darfur sit-in KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese protester has died after being shot during clashes with security forces at a sit-in in the western Darfur region. The Sudan Doctors Committee, one of the groups behin...
15:36, 05/05/2019

Protester tosses egg at Australian prime minister A 25-year-old woman threw an egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head at an election campaign event on Tuesday and was arrested, New South Wales state police said....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Legislator films himself berating woman abortion protester PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Democratic state lawmaker is drawing criticism for filming himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old w...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “o...
07:36, 05/07/2019

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting outrage on social media and praise for how the senat...
07:24, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A woman was arrested after ...
02:12, 06/07/2019

Australia's prime minister gets egged by protester while on campaign trail Plenty of politicians end up with figurative egg on their face, but Australia's prime minister on Tuesday got an actual egg to his head during a protest that also resulted in a 70-year-old woman being...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong set for street march, mourns death of protester HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is bracing for another massive protest over an unpopular extradition bill, a week after the crisis brought as many as 1 million into the streets. Hong Kong Chief Executive C...
04:48, 06/16/2019

Indian-American Protester Interrupts Jeff Bezos on Stage An Indian-American animal rights activist briefly interrupted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos's onstage firechat when she rushed on stage and asked Bezos to do something about "chicken farms"....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths Sudan’s deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged by prosecutors with inciting violence that led to the deaths of people protesting his rule....
21:48, 05/13/2019

Troops open fire on protester’s camp in Sudan, killing over a dozen KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces attacked a protest camp in the capital Monday, opening fire, torching tents and killing at least 13 people, as they largely cleared away the weeks-old sit-in...
13:48, 06/03/2019

A Protester Threw an Egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Head (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week. The ...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Justin Trudeau appearance interrupted by protester from Grassy Narrows First Nation The unidentified woman called on the federal government to make good on its promise to provide a mercury treatment centre for the northwestern Ontario community....
06:24, 05/10/2019

Hong Kong Protester Dies After Unfurling Anti-Extradition Banner A man has died after unfurling a banner protesting Hong Kong’s extradition bill on the side of a shopping mall, local media reports. The man, described by Hong Kong’s Apple Daily newspaper...
18:12, 06/15/2019

Jeff Bezos confronted by animal-rights protester during Las Vegas conference Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was interrupted by an animal rights activist Thursday after she rushed the stage where he was giving a talk in Las Vegas and yelled about chicken farms....
11:36, 06/07/2019

Protester storms stage at 2019 Global Petroleum Show in Calgary A protester who said he does not want the province of Alberta “to be polluted” stormed the stage at the 2019 Global Petroleum Show in Calgary on Tuesday....
21:48, 06/11/2019

Kamala Harris protester interrupted Bernie Sanders rally in 2016, report says A protester who grabbed the microphone from U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Saturday at the California Democratic Party State Convention reportedly also interrupted a Bernie Sanders rally in 2016....
11:12, 06/02/2019

Trump downplays protester turnout in London, blasts 'fake news' for polls in tweetstorm President Trump early Wednesday called out the "corrupt media" for reporting on the paltry protester turnout during his trip to the U.K. and said if there was actually "fair" news accounts about his s...
10:24, 06/05/2019

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time...
22:36, 06/01/2019

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
23:12, 06/03/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north: state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
21:36, 05/03/2019

Former Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens transferring to Mississippi State Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead might have found his quarterback. Tommy Stevens from Penn State announced he is transferring to the school.        ...
20:36, 05/17/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
20:24, 05/23/2019

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 Clay Dungan hit a two-run single in a four-run sixth inning, and the Indiana State Sycamores stayed alive by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional    ...
01:12, 06/03/2019

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health serv...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. ...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police access over privacy concerns. Florida-based GEDmatch announced rece...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban Activists accuse censors of ‘selective morality’ in nation where transgender women are widely acceptedThe banning of Rocketman, a biographic film about the life of musician Elton John, in Samoa has pr...
13:00, 06/12/2019

| Crusaders to keep name, despite backlash after NZ mosque attacks New Zealand rugby bosses have confirmed the Crusaders will keep their name for at least another year, despite a backlash following the mosque attacks in Christchurch....
07:12, 06/08/2019

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved i...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global backlash led by celebrities such as George...
17:24, 05/05/2019

UK chain facing backlash over ‘LGBT’ sandwich A UK retail chain is getting roasted on social media over a controversial sandwich. In celebration of Pride festivities in the UK, Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a gua...
21:48, 05/06/2019

After backlash over creepy look, ‘Sonic’ release will be delayed Fans, you can either have a bizarrely human-looking Sonic the Hedgehog this year, or you can have a less odd-looking Sonic the Hedgehog later. The makers of the movie based off the Sega video game ann...
22:48, 05/24/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw smaller parties profit on the back of Conservative ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay hom...
05:24, 05/05/2019

Brunei says it will not enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash Sultan extends moratorium to death by stoning law in rare response to global criticismBrunei’s Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, has extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation on punis...
03:12, 05/06/2019

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- ...
06:48, 06/11/2019

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
18:36, 05/22/2019

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

These are the worst cities to live in, state by state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed factors such as crime, property values, jobs, and proximity to services to identify the worst cities to live in in every state.        ...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" so... (credit: Wikimedia Commons) With all the c...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on using federal funds for abortions that he had long su...
05:36, 06/07/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individuals. The executive director of the Chick-fil-A Fou...
02:48, 05/17/2019

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
02:00, 06/05/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not toge...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democ...
05:36, 06/11/2019

The conditions are ripe for the biggest Brexit backlash imaginable On an unseasonably chilly May afternoon, Nigel Farage looks out at the rows of empty seats at Fylde AFC, a Lancashire football club, the site of the latest of his Brexit Party rallies (eight and count...
04:24, 05/08/2019

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
18:24, 06/11/2019

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves Education advocates say a Trump administration plan to use federal Pell Grant money for space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college students. The plan aims to steer $1.9 billion from a P...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Biden backlash: will the frontrunner's early stumbles be his downfall? A blunder on abortion right this week shows he may have misjudged the mood of an increasingly progressive partySince his arrival in the 2020 presidential race, Joe Biden has basked in his status as an...
09:12, 06/08/2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ to be redesigned after fan backlash over ‘creepy teeth’ The director of "Sonic the Hedgehog" is burrowing in shame after outraged fans forced him to redraw his star character, whose giant teeth creeped out viewers and sparked a backlash against the flick....
01:36, 05/05/2019

Brunei will not enforce death penalty for gay sex after global backlash The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, on April 3, punishing sodomy, adultery and rape with death, including by stoning....
19:36, 05/05/2019

De Blasio faces Dem backlash after expanding deportation triggers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Immigration Commissioner had to go into damage control mode after local officials took issue with the city's expanded approach to cooperating with federal immigrat...
19:12, 05/14/2019

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is defending a tweet urging Catholics to not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events, but says he didn’t mean to offend anyo...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash The sultan of Brunei said the country won't enforce new laws that include stoning to death for adultery and gay sex. The announcement comes after a global backlash to the laws, including calls for a b...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was to be honored. Government spokesman Otavio Rego Bar...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Brunei says it 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' AP Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is backing off of punishing gay sex with execution after facing global backlash. The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpr...
05:24, 05/06/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Brunei backs down on gay sex death penalty after international backlash Brunei will not impose the death penalty on those convicted of having gay sex, in an apparent bid to temper international condemnation following its roll out of strict new Islamic laws last month....
07:36, 05/06/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian potato farmers after backlash Farmers sued for allegedly growing potatoes used in Lay’s crisps without permissionPepsiCo has faced a backlash after suing four Indian farmers who allegedly grew a patented strain of potatoes used in...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Abuses Protesters, Faces Backlash Mercurial Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday lost his cool when a group of people raised slogans against him as he was campaigning in a village in Ambala....
04:12, 05/08/2019

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theres...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebo...
14:24, 05/13/2019

Ilhan Omar faces backlash after complaining about US 'bullying' in Venezuela Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., faced a wave of criticism after she argued that President Donald Trump's administration made the Venezuelan crisis worse through "bullying" and applying sanctions to the nati...
19:36, 05/02/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Backlash On 'Death' For Gay Sex The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after it raised concerns about the Asian nation's strict new anti-LGBT laws....
16:48, 05/24/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery....
16:12, 05/24/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
22:24, 06/13/2019

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
03:36, 05/29/2019

After Backlash, Sultan Of Brunei Rolls Back Death Penalty For Gay Sex Brunei's sultan has announced death by stoning for gay sex and adultery will not be enforced after a global backlash, but critics today called for harsh sharia laws to be abandoned entirely. ......
09:24, 05/06/2019

Backlash as Donald Trump is cleared of election collusion with the Russians Donald Trump declared America the "greatest place on earth" today after it was revealed Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence that his campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 US presi...
09:48, 06/03/2019

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Airbnb Backlash: Island Oasis Dreads Becoming Hamptons Hotbed Shelter Island has tried to preserve its character by restricting the short-term rental market, angering many homeowners in the quaint Long Island town....
10:12, 04/29/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her pub...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
15:36, 05/21/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
13:24, 05/18/2019

| AFCON tickets prices reduced after local fans backlash The African Cup of Nations' organising committee has reduced ticket prices after a backlash from Egyptian football fans last month over exorbitant costs....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Chase bank draws backlash with 'Monday Motivation' tweet A tweet sent out by the United States largest banking institution that was designed to encourage Americans to save money instead drew a heavy dose of criticism....
20:00, 04/30/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative criticism....
23:24, 05/21/2019

Danish Muslims feel backlash as immigration becomes election issue Growing numbers of Danish Muslims say they have faced verbal abuse, exclusion and hate crimes since mainstream political parties began adopting anti-immigrant policies previously the preserve of the f...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
18:48, 04/30/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
02:24, 06/04/2019

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
20:00, 06/11/2019

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsew...
11:12, 06/02/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remai...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
05:00, 06/08/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, resigns The senior CFPB official, Eric Blankenstein, has been operating under a cloud since September, when The Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decade ago....
05:24, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces b...
23:12, 05/02/2019

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 ...
23:36, 06/13/2019

After backlash, Sonic the Hedgehog director vows to alter character’s design The internet kicked up a huge stink over the last few days after seeing the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film, and with good reason – the beloved Se...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm ...
01:12, 06/13/2019

Brexit Backlash in U.K. Local Elections as Main Parties Lose Seats The Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party lost seats, early results showed. Experts said that voters were fed up with the malaise over Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U....
11:36, 05/03/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exp...
08:12, 05/16/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
00:36, 05/01/2019

Australian restaurant gets backlash for sharing over pic of food blogger in a bralette: 'Purposely never going there' Critics took note of Banez’ outfit and subsequently accused the eatery of presenting a “cheap” image, or giving the appearance of a “gentleman's club....
21:24, 05/08/2019

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
22:12, 05/22/2019

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LG...
04:12, 06/05/2019

Constance Wu Clarifies Comments About Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Amid Backlash Constance Wu wants to "unmuddle" the misconceptions about her social media remarks regarding the renewal of Fresh Off the Boat, and wants you to hear her "truth." ABC......
19:24, 05/11/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something t...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix s...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein A Harvard professor under fire from students for representing Harvey Weinstein will not be renewed as a house faculty dean.        ...
21:36, 05/11/2019

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the c...
06:36, 06/14/2019

Brexit backlash? Britain's Farage sets sight on European election and beyond Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage is one of the few politicians in Britain enjoying this month's elections to the European parliament. In fact, he's relishing it....
20:48, 05/16/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outrage after declining to incarcerate a former school ...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some pers...
21:36, 05/01/2019

New York Times drops syndicated cartoons after anti-Semitic backlash The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. on Monday blasted the New York Times as a “cesspool of hostility towards Israel” — as the newspaper said it has suspended publishing syndicated cartoons....
13:12, 05/02/2019

UK Raises In-State, Out-Of-State Tuition LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has announced in-state undergraduate students will see tuition increase by 2.4% this fall. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the ...
21:24, 05/08/2019

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
21:36, 05/20/2019

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Fiv...
03:48, 06/05/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
07:24, 05/30/2019

Amazon hit with backlash in India for selling shoes and rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon was hit with a social media backlash in India after a range of items bearing images of Hindu gods, including rugs and toilet seat covers, were being sold on its website....
17:24, 05/17/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had bett...
06:00, 05/09/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.        ...
18:36, 04/29/2019

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling ...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Lab...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
04:24, 05/25/2019

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
03:36, 06/15/2019

Amazon Faces Backlash For Selling Shoes, Rugs With Images Of Hindu Gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items with images of Hindu gods were spotted on the US retailer's website, making #BoycottAmazon the......
19:48, 05/16/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
21:36, 05/21/2019

India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing Honest, intelligent and open to new ideas is how officials of India's main opposition Congress describe their leader, Rahul Gandhi, but the party's election performance has been so poor he now risks l...
13:24, 05/23/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani admitted Thursday he was headed to Ukraine to press them on an investigation that would benefit President Trump. Now he says he's not going....
16:36, 05/11/2019

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
19:48, 06/05/2019

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Gray Lady made the decision after su...
21:12, 06/11/2019

Author who shamed Washington, DC transit worker may lose book deal after backlash A firestorm on social media has ensued after writer Natasha Tynes, who was on the verge of releasing her fist novel, criticized a black Metro employee for eating on the train on Twitter, writing that ...
05:24, 05/13/2019

‘When They See Us’ director Ava DuVernay and ‘Exonerated Five’ talk Linda Fairstein backlash during Oprah special Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly called “The Central Park Five” and now referred to as “The...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned ac...
16:12, 06/01/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
20:12, 04/28/2019

Florida man caught shooing raccoon off boat in viral video apologizes after fiery backlash A Florida man has reportedly apologized amid an investigation into a video posted to his social media account last week allegedly showing him shoo a stowaway raccoon off his boat to its presumed death...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon faces backlash in India for selling shoes, rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items with images of Hindu gods were spotted on the U.S. retailer's website, making #BoycottAmazon the ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
01:12, 06/11/2019

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate s...
06:24, 06/09/2019

Alyssa Milano facing backlash after defending Joe Biden amid inappropriate touching allegations "Charmed" actress Alyssa Milano received a flurry of criticism after she defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday and promoted his 2020 candidacy amid allegations that he inappropriately tou...
21:48, 04/30/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
03:12, 05/03/2019

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resig...
20:00, 05/23/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
05:48, 06/06/2019

After backlash, school district changes decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches The district faced criticism from parents after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.        ...
15:24, 05/09/2019

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
18:24, 05/30/2019

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
03:36, 05/31/2019

No One Else Wants This: Dad Is Facing Backlash After Making The Executive Decision That The Family Will Ride Out The 45-Minute Wait For A Table At TGI Fridays Everyone knows that Dad is a man of unwavering resolve, and right now, it’s putting him at odds with the rest of the family in a big way: Dad is facing backlash after making the executive decision tha...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their p...
23:12, 04/30/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Have I Got News For You pulled: Backlash as BBC pulls show over Heidi Allen European election impartiality concerns The BBC has pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You over fears having Change UK leader Heidi Allen as guest host would breach election impartiality rules....
13:24, 05/11/2019

Barcelona analysis: Luis Suarez celebrates against Liverpool as Philippe Coutinho prepares for Anfield backlash Barcelona will take a commanding 3-0 lead to Anfield next week after some Lionel Messi magic put them within touching distance of the Champions League final....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Sudan: ‘The violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over death of 19 children since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old who is being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years ...
06:36, 05/27/2019

'It was necessary': PM defends sacking Gavin Williamson Theresa May has defended her decision to sack Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry found "compelling evidence" that he leaked information from the National Security Council (NSC)....
04:00, 05/04/2019

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
11:48, 06/12/2019

Bucs GM defends picking 2nd kicker in 4 drafts Despite getting burned after trading up to pick kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, the Buccaneers decided to spend a fifth-round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay in this year's draft....
19:12, 04/28/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
20:24, 05/13/2019

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticiz...
07:36, 06/10/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
07:12, 05/02/2019

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organiz...
11:24, 05/22/2019

BMW CEO defends record after first automaking loss in decade BMW is struggling alongside many other carmakers with a downturn in demand and record spending after years of growth. BMW investors have voiced criticisms, but there is little risk of a revolt....
03:12, 05/17/2019

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Rep. Tlaib defends comments about Palestine, the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib has defended her controversial comments about having a “calming feeling” when she thinks about Palestinians offering a “safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust. The Michigan Democr...
14:12, 05/14/2019

UBS chairman defends French tax case to shareholders UBS Group had to go to court in France to fight charges that the Swiss bank helped wealthy clients dodge taxes because it was unable to strike a reasonable settlement, Chairman Axel Weber told shareho...
13:00, 05/02/2019

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the ...
20:36, 05/27/2019

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents hav...
01:36, 06/13/2019

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)       ...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
19:24, 04/29/2019

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
23:36, 06/14/2019

YouTube says it has 'suspended' the ability of a star with millions of fans to make money from his videos, following a huge backlash (GOOG, GOOGL) Screenshot / YouTube A day after YouTube publically refused to take action against one of its most popular stars, Steven Crowder, for making consistent homophobic and racist comments about Vox journa...
04:00, 06/06/2019

Occidental Chief Defends Anadarko Deal to Shareholders Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub defended her aggressive and ultimately successful pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum in her first public remarks to investors after striking the $38 billio...
00:24, 05/11/2019

Callaway defends Cano after latest running gaffe The Mets aren't hitting, and another lapse by slugger Robinson Cano raised questions about how hard they're trying following Sunday's 3-0 loss to the Marlins....
00:12, 05/20/2019

Former HP Boss Defends Comments About Predecessor Over Autonomy Deal Meg Whitman, the former boss of HP, said she was happy to throw her predecessor Leo Apotheker "under the bus" in a moment of anger over the acquisition of Autonomy....
12:48, 06/06/2019

US Cop Defends Officer Seen On Video Bashing Car Window To Drag Man The St. Ann Police Department in Missouri is being scrutinized after video was posted online of one of the agency's officers aggressively apprehending a man during a traffic stop....
06:36, 05/09/2019

F.B.I. Director Defends Bureau Against Spying Accusations: ‘That’s Not the Term I Would Use.’ The comments put the head of the F.B.I. in direct conflict with Attorney General William P. Barr, who has said he is reviewing the bureau’s investigation....
18:48, 05/07/2019

Axe body spray defends LGBTQ pride on Twitter In a tweet that has since gone viral, Axe, the popular body wash and spray brand, defended LGBT Pride and gay rights. Pride Month began in June.        ...
21:48, 06/06/2019

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib defends comments on the Holocaust U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Monday morning for her previous comments on the Holocaust, saying she has “tremendous hatred of Israel.”...
20:48, 05/13/2019

German government defends planned immigration laws Angela Merkel's government presented its long-awaited draft immigration law to the Bundestag — and got plenty of criticism from all political sides in return. Reforms to attract skilled workers aren't...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Trump defends trade war with China, says US is in ‘fantastic position’ President Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions mounted this week, saying it was a model for US negotiations with other nations and that Washington is in a “fantastic position...
16:24, 05/14/2019

Trump defends China tariffs, saying US is in 'fantastic' position President Trump defended his China trade policies Tuesday, posting a series of tweets defending his tariffs as beneficial to the U.S. economy. He argued both that the tariffs gave the United States im...
16:12, 05/14/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Mnuchin defends using tariffs to solve security problems The White House has had no problem leveraging its economic heft to bring other countries to heel — and it may do so, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC....
14:24, 06/10/2019

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generatio...
01:12, 06/13/2019

YouTube CEO says 'sorry,' but defends hosting videos with homophobic slurs YouTube, like Facebook and other online services, is facing growing scrutiny over material that shows violence, promotes hatred or is objectionable in other ways....
05:48, 06/11/2019

Germany’s Merkel defends talk of ‘European champions’ BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government’s advocacy of creating “European champions” in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country̵...
12:24, 06/04/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the government to stem the flow of migrants crossing the U....
21:12, 05/31/2019

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
21:36, 05/29/2019

| Kohli defends leaving out new star Pant for World Cup India picked veteran Dinesh Karthik over rising talent Rishabh Pant for the World Cup because of his composure under pressure, captain Virat Kohli says...
13:24, 05/15/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an...
17:36, 05/26/2019

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
01:24, 05/26/2019

Jeremy Corbyn defends Labour's position on Brexit The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn has said: "There has to be an agreement with the European Union and there then has to be a public vote."...
15:36, 05/27/2019

Germany's Merkel defends talk of 'European champions' German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government's advocacy of creating "European champions" in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country's main industry lobby group....
11:24, 06/04/2019

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and busin...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Buffett Defends Berkshire Amid Lagging Performance Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has underperformed the S&P 500 for a decade, forcing Warren Buffett into a position he rarely resides: on the defensive.At the company’s annual meeting, he urged investors to k...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Comey defends FBI's investigation in response to NYT 'spying' report Former FBI Director James Comey on Friday defended the bureau actions alleged in a New York Times report released a day earlier that says an informant portrayed a research assistant in order to invest...
12:12, 05/04/2019

Amazon defends UK role as 'clicks and mortar' pop-ups launch Amazon's UK boss has defended the online retailer's role in the UK economy while launching the first in a series of pop-up shops for firms using its marketplace....
12:36, 06/03/2019

Nigel Farage defends Ann Widdecombe over gay therapy comments Brexit party leader criticises ‘hounding’ of MEP by media and politiciansNigel Farage has defended the Brexit party MEP Ann Widdecombe, after she suggested science might one day produce an answer to b...
16:36, 06/04/2019

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
16:48, 05/31/2019

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, am...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Jachai Polite’s ex-coach defends Jets’ ‘big-time steal’ Chris Rumph first saw Jachai Polite play at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Fla., in 2015. Rumph was an assistant at the University of Florida at the time, and the Gators were looking at Polite...
02:36, 05/09/2019

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the Unit...
21:12, 06/09/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her offi...
23:12, 06/14/2019

Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report Against Withering Rebukes Attorney General William P. Barr faced blistering criticism from Democrats about his characterizations of the Mueller report, but told the Senate Judiciary Committee he had been truthful....
02:12, 05/02/2019

Anjelica Huston defends Woody Allen and Roman Polanski Actor says she would work with Allen again ‘in a second’ and that Polanski had ‘paid his price’ for his behaviourActor Anjelica Huston has come out in defence of under-fire film-maker Woody Allen, and...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Raiders GM Mike Mayock defends Richie Incognito signing The Oakland Raiders signed veteran offensive lineman Richie Incognito despite a litany of off-field incidents, and GM Mike Mayock defended the move.        ...
04:48, 05/29/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent ...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
17:12, 06/11/2019

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence After a Rough Outing “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
03:12, 06/05/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
23:48, 06/11/2019

F.A.A. Chief Defends Boeing Certification Process at House Hearing Daniel Elwell said the process by which Boeing employees inspected their own aircraft, including the now-grounded Boeing 737 Max airplane, was “a good system.”...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Cannes Film Festival defends award to 'imperfect' Delon Cannes Film Festival organizers on Monday defended handing an honorary prize to French screen legend Alain Delon, saying the actor, who has courted controversy with his views on women and homosexuals,...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “c...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected l...
17:12, 06/03/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Mountain defends his World’s Strongest Man title BRADENTON, Florida — The last time we saw The Mountain on “Game of Thrones”, he was hurtling to his death in a giant fireball at the end of a fight with his brother, the Hound, in Ki...
18:12, 06/16/2019

Amanda Knox Defends Her Innocence on First Trip to Italy in Eight Years Amanda Knox, the American college student who was twice convicted and twice acquitted of murdering her British roommate in the Italian city of Perugia in 2007, made a passionate defense of her innocen...
15:24, 06/16/2019

Apple defends its removal of habit-breaking apps from the App Store With the growing ubiquity of smartphones in everyday life, it’s unsurprising that users are forming bad habits and even addictions with their devices that ultimately affect their mental wellbei...
07:12, 04/29/2019

UEFA defends Europa League final ticket allocation They're two of the English Premier League's best supported clubs, separated by less than 13 kilometers -- but both Arsenal and Chelsea will have to travel over 4,000 km away from home to play the Euro...
02:24, 05/11/2019

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widely criticized letter....
23:12, 05/31/2019

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after Michael Weatherly harassment controversy CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior ...
04:36, 05/16/2019

Trump defends his latest China tariffs with an eye on the 2020 election Facing political pressure over his widening trade war with China, President Donald Trump goes on the offensive against Joe Biden and proposes a plan to help farmers....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade deal, defends tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sig...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Renault Chairman Defends Attempt to Merge With Fiat Chrysler Renault Chairman Dominique Senard defended his attempt to merge the company with Fiat Chrysler, saying it would have built a European car maker with the scale to compete with the growing power of Chin...
02:00, 06/13/2019

Mauricio Pochettino defends medical staff after Jan Vertonghen injury • Vertonghen briefly returned to pitch after clash of heads• Pochettino: ‘The medical staff are the bosses’Mauricio Pochettino defended his medical staff at Tottenham after the club’s 1-0 Champions Le...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger defends ex-Wells Fargo CEO Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger is defending Wells Fargo’s recently departed Chief Executive Tim Sloan — saying he never should have resigned. “He’s a very good bank lender,” Munger said of Sloan,...
05:00, 05/03/2019

U. of Arizona president defends men's basketball coach Sean Miller University of Arizona President Robert Robbins gave head men's basketball coach Sean Miller a vote of confidence as an FBI investigation into college basketball lingers over the program....
21:24, 05/09/2019

Joe Biden Defends Record on Climate and Calls for ‘Environmental Revolution’ Joseph R. Biden Jr. highlighted his work on climate change dating back to the 1980s in the face of criticism from rivals for the 2020 presidential nomination....
01:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Attorney General Barr defends his actions on Mueller report Under pressure from Senate Democrats, Attorney General William Barr defended his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, saying Mueller was give...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Pope defends migrants during trip to immigration-adverse Bulgaria Pope Francis said on Monday the plight of suffering immigrants and refugees was "the cross of humanity," taking up their case for the second consecutive day during a visit to Bulgaria that has put him...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US ...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Dominic Raab defends calling feminists ‘obnoxious bigots’ The potential future PM says he does not want ‘double standards’ in equality debateToday’s politics news - live updatesTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayDominic Raab has defended his ...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Times editor defends paper's coverage of transgender issues Former journalist tells tribunal she faced discrimination at paper because she is transJohn Witherow, the editor of the Times, has rejected allegations his newspaper publishes inaccurate, biased artic...
18:24, 05/17/2019

Kim Kardashian's Personal Trainer Defends Her Physique at 2019 Met Gala Kim Kardashian is not about to let a few haters steal her shine. The E! reality star and KKW Beauty mogul turned heads tonight at the 2019 Met Gala, where she arrived alongside Kanye......
06:24, 05/07/2019

London Bridge attack: MI5 agent defends security services Man identified as Witness L tells inquest MI5 did not have resources to closely monitor attackersIn the environment of a high security Old Bailey courtroom, a senior MI5 officer offered his “profound ...
23:12, 06/13/2019

Alyssa Milano says she is 'pro-life,' then defends abortions for women in certain 'circumstances' Actress/activist Alyssa Milano defended her "sex strike" on Tuesday night and insisted that she and every "human on the planet" are "pro-life" despite advocating for abortions. ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Diacre defends leaving Katoto out of France’s WCup squad PARIS (AP) — They share the same age — 20 — and both are prolific scorers for Paris Saint-Germain. But unlike her male counterpart Kylian Mbappe, Marie-Antoinette Katoto is not going to experience any...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Exclusive: GM CEO defends plan to sell Ohio plant to startup General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra on Wednesday defended the automaker's plan to sell an assembly plant in Ohio, arguing the plan to sell the plant to an electric vehicle start-up was thoroughl...
20:24, 06/05/2019

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
18:48, 06/10/2019

Barra defends GM plan to sell Ohio plant to EV company GM CEO Mary Barra, meeting on Capitol Hill with members of Ohio's congressional delegation, argued that GM's plan to sell the Lordstown plant to a little known electric vehicle company was thoroughly ...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Biden defends record on climate, says plan coming 'very shortly' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his environmental record and said he would release the "totality" of his climate change plan "very shortly," after Democratic Representative Alexand...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Cuomo — at odds with AOC — defends backing Katz in Queens DA race Gov. Cuomo defended his endorsement of Melinda Katz for Queens District Attorney in a proxy battle with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who is backing an insurgent Democratic socialist candidate, Tiffa...
04:36, 06/05/2019

McConnell defends Burr amid Trump Jr. subpoena fallout Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr on Tuesday, signaling that the embattled Republican chairman will be able to stay the course on his committee’s ...
22:12, 05/14/2019

Salesforce's Marc Benioff defends Tableau deal: They 'didn't want our cash' "Tableau didn't want our cash — they wanted our equity, because they know that the real value here is in the company that we're creating together," Benioff tells Jim Cramer in an interview....
01:12, 06/11/2019

Valentina Shevchenko defends flyweight title with finishing kick for the ages at UFC 238 Valentina Shevchenko knocked Jessica Eye out cold with an amazing kick in the second round of their flyweight title fight at UFC 238.       ...
14:48, 06/09/2019

Priyanka Chopra Defends Meghan Markle and Calls Her a Victim of Racism Feud? What feud? Priyanka Chopra has nothing but nice things to say about her longtime "stunning" friend Meghan Markle, and is one of her biggest defenders. Since her relationship......
20:48, 06/02/2019

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t d...
20:36, 05/24/2019

Dave Brailsford defends Ineos backers with protests due at Tour de Yorkshire • Team Ineos principal: ‘I’m very comfortable with the situation’• Environmental protesters are expected to line the routeSir Dave Brailsford defended the new owners of his cycling team as Team Sky fo...
16:24, 05/01/2019

MotoGP Barcelona: Marquez defends Lorenzo over multi-rider crash Catalan Grand Prix winner Marc Marquez says his Honda MotoGP team-mate Jorge Lorenzo "was not out of control" when he caused a multi-rider crash on lap two of Sunday's race...
21:36, 06/16/2019

Cohen defends chicken stunt aimed at Barr, says it was planned night before The Tennessee congressman who dug into a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken last week during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in an effort to take a swipe at Attorney General William Barr, who was ab...
09:48, 05/06/2019

College Board CEO defends SAT 'adversity score,' tells underprivileged students, 'We can see you' College Board CEO David Coleman defended the SAT “adversity score” on Fox News' “America’s Newsroom” on Friday, saying  the messaging behind the new criteria is to say “we can see you” to students fro...
14:36, 05/18/2019

Abby Wambach defends USA's 13 goals against Thailand in World Cup opener The U.S. Women's National Team opened Group F play with a rout of Thailand, causing many to accuse the team of running up the score.       ...
09:12, 06/12/2019

"Not Knee-Jerk Anti-Congressism": Yogendra Yadav Defends His Remarks After stirring a debate with his provocative remarks on the future of the Congress party, Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav today doubled down on his assertion that the grand old party is "an obstacle...
20:24, 05/20/2019

Comey defends Obama's handling of Russian interference, knocks Republicans Former FBI Director James Comey defended President Barack Obama's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election, placing more blame on Republican lawmakers for not wanting to disclose Russ...
06:24, 05/10/2019

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the ...
15:00, 05/21/2019

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth A...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring...
01:12, 05/25/2019

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “pe...
20:00, 05/31/2019

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colle...
18:36, 05/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last month in Paris, an allegation he denies....
01:12, 06/06/2019

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rat...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Kamala Harris, Seeking a Campaign Jolt, Defends Record as Prosecutor Trying to stand out in a crowded and fluid Democratic field, Ms. Harris, the former California attorney general, took on the critics of her record as a prosecutor....
12:36, 06/09/2019

Deontay Wilder defends title with first-round destruction of Dominic Breazeale Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) wipes out challenger in 137 secondsAmerican says rematch with Fury, Joshua fight will happenWilder defends title with first-round KO of Breazeale – as it happenedIt was a retur...
07:00, 05/19/2019

"We The Family... ": Robert Vadra Defends Rajiv Gandhi Amid BJP Attack Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, came to the defence of his father-in-law Rajiv Gandhi at a time when the BJP has been dragging the name of the former prime minister while......
15:36, 05/10/2019

Volvo r&d chief defends 'Big Brother' steps to reach safety goal Volvo's decision to limit the top speed in its new models has sparked reaction that is 80 percent positive or neutral and 20 percent negative, says the automaker's r&d chief....
13:12, 05/10/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough disaster or Sean Cox -- a Reds fan who suffered life-...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Graham defends advice to Trump Jr. over subpoena: 'The last thing you want is 535 special counsels' "What you see happening is congressional committees are now beginning to take the place of prosecutors, and that's dangerous for us all," Graham told host Sean Hannity....
10:24, 05/16/2019

Diplomat who helped launch Russia probe speaks out, defends role Former Australian diplomat Alexander Downer, in an extensive interview, spoke out on his mysterious role in triggering the launch of the Trump-Russia probe -- while seeming to push back on suggestions...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which see...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Texas superintendent defends decision to hire Art Briles as head coach A Texas superintendent on Tuesday defended the decision to hire former college football head coach Art Briles to lead a high school football program....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Former FBI official defends investigation of Russia probe's origins: 'When you leak, you have an agenda' Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the Russia probe's origins was "entirely appropriate" and brought hope for finally getting to the bottom of a controversy that dominated the country'...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency' New development minister mounts staunch defence of 0.7% commitment and says DfID will keep spending on climate changeRory Stewart, the new secretary of state for international development, has reitera...
16:24, 05/02/2019

Maluma's rep defends his controversial Mother's Day kiss on the lips as 'a cultural thing' Maluma’s representative defended the Columbian singer after some fans criticized an Instagram photo of him kissing his mother in honor of Mother’s Day, explaining that the gesture is “a cultural thing...
15:36, 05/14/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Warren Buffett defends Kraft, says Wells Fargo made 'big mistakes' Warren Buffett on Saturday signaled his commitment to Kraft Heinz Co and defended his actions toward Wells Fargo & Co, two of the largest investments at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, despite mistakes at...
03:00, 05/05/2019

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing” and credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigration and predicted the duties will also pressure C...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Couple defends ‘dangerous’ Instagram photo of sexy train stunt “Are you really ready to die for a pic?” That’s what one Instagram user asked after seeing a photo of Belgian couple Camille and Jean kissing while dangling out of a moving train in Sri Lanka. T...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Tammy Bruce defends Tiger Woods against critics: 'I'm glad that he's not conforming' Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce defended golf legend Tiger Woods Tuesday after critics expressed dismay that he appeared with President Trump to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom this week....
07:12, 05/08/2019

Burger King Parent Defends Strategy as Sales Growth Cools Restaurant Brands International, the parent of Burger King, is under pressure from investors to show it has a plan to boost sales at its restaurant chains....
13:24, 05/15/2019

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent...
17:00, 06/11/2019

Watchdog defends explosive report seeking Conway’s firing, says he has no ‘animus’ toward her Under fire from the Trump White House for an explosive report seeking top adviser Kellyanne Conway’s removal, Special Counsel Henry Kerner said in an interview Thursday with Fox News that he has “no a...
22:24, 06/13/2019

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House crit...
15:36, 06/10/2019

Attorney General Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Couns...
18:12, 05/01/2019

Overstock CEO defends personal stock sale after shareholders question move Overstock.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Patrick Byrne on Friday hit out at shareholders who questioned the sale of a portion of his stake in the company, after the online retailer's shares plunged o...
16:12, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
19:36, 05/01/2019

Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently' Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy....
23:36, 06/14/2019

President of International Association of Fire Fighters defends Joe Biden endorsement The largest firefighting union in the country is endorsing Joe Biden for president because of his long-standing support of firefighters, the union’s leader said Monday as he defended the endorsement....
20:36, 04/29/2019

UEFA defends Baku Europa League final after Arsenal letter "UEFA have defended their decision to stage the Europa League final in Baku following a letter from finalists Arsenal, who sought an explanation from European soccer\u0027s governing body because of t...
16:48, 05/17/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political opponents from foreign governments sparked compari...
22:12, 06/14/2019

Sarri Defends Benching Hazard In Chelsea Europa League Stalemate Maurizio Sarri raised eyebrows with his decision to leave Eden Hazard out of the starting line-up, but he said he had no choice but to rest the Belgian star....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Brunei 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has said gay sex will not be punished with the death penalty after he faced global backlash over the incoming legislation....
19:00, 05/05/2019

In Newly Released Deposition, OxyContin Owner Defends Response to Reports of Abuse A deposition of Richard Sackler, an owner of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, from March offers a rare window into his current views on the opioid epidemic amid litigation seeking to hold the company ac...
01:36, 05/26/2019

Taking heat from critics, Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialist views U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal...
00:48, 06/13/2019

CBS Defends Bull Renewal Following Sexual Harassment Settlement Against Star Michael Weatherly (NEW YORK) — CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series Bull after settling a sexual harassment claim against its lead Michael Weatherly, saying the actor “owned” and apolog...
10:12, 05/16/2019

PGA Championship 2019: Brooks Koepka defends title despite back nine troubles at Bethpage Brooks Koepka has made history in winning his fourth Major championship in two years at the PGA Championship, but it was a much bumpier ride than anticipated as Bethpage Black showed it's teeth on the...
02:48, 05/20/2019

FAA chief defends grounding Boeing 737 Max later than other nations, worries problem took a year to discover Boeing 737 Max had a cockpit warning light problem that took a year for FAA to learn, acting administrator Daniel Elwell told a US House committee.        ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Jada Pinkett Smith defends 'Aladdin,' talks 'Red Table Talk' on 'Kimmel' Jada Pinkett Smith defended her husband Will Smith's latest film "Aladdin" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," stating that critics were unfair to the live-action Disney remake....
16:36, 06/06/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said t...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Amid Anti-Hindi Uproar, BJP's Tejasvi Surya Defends "Misunderstood" Plan The new Modi government's National Education Policy 2019 Draft has alarmed leaders from southern states, particularly Tamil Nadu, who believe it makes the learning of Hindi mandatory, something the......
15:12, 06/02/2019

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on important...
15:48, 06/08/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters....
23:48, 05/03/2019

Sen. McSally defends John Bolton on Iran, says US doesn't want war: 'Stop playing politics' U.S. Sen. Martha McSally on Wednesday blasted those who've criticized National Security Adviser John Bolton as a "war monger" amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
10:24, 05/16/2019

Rodríguez Larreta defends Macri: 'In Argentina, we choose candidates, not Wall Street' President Mauricio Macri's successor as Mayor of Buenos Aires criticises business leaders and markets as exchange rate volatility rattles confidence....
22:12, 04/28/2019

Citigroup CEO defends bank's sponsorship of event honoring controversial Brazilian president Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat defended the bank's sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's controversial president Jair Bolsonaro saying the company spends "a lot of time" making sure people...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump has again defended tariffs as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a tra...
00:36, 05/14/2019

McSally defends keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault cases Sen. Martha McSally on Sunday defended keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault matters and deciding which cases proceed, despite opposition from lawmakers who believe military prosecuto...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Pompeo defends deal with Mexico amid criticism, calls it 'diplomacy at its finest' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Monday that President Trump’s assertion that the U.S.’s recent deal with Mexico regarding immigration and the border was a success....
01:24, 06/11/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction, chides 'snitty' Mueller letter Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Couns...
21:48, 05/01/2019

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday night....
08:48, 05/23/2019

Witness defends Raptors prez Masai Ujiri as battery charge looms SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff’s deputy in the fac...
20:24, 06/15/2019

Amir Khan defends £7m Saudi Arabia fight despite human rights concerns • Khan faces Neeraj Goyat at King Abdullah Sports City in July• ‘I would be stupid to not take this opportunity’Amir Khan has defended the choice of location for his next fight in the face of human ri...
19:24, 06/06/2019

WRAPUP 4-Warren Buffett defends Kraft, says Wells Fargo made 'big mistakes' Warren Buffett on Saturday signaled his commitment to Kraft Heinz Co and defended his actions toward Wells Fargo & Co, two of the largest investments at his Berkshire Hathaway Inc, despite mistakes at...
23:24, 05/04/2019

George R. R. Martin defends 'Game of Thrones' writers, says it's 'silly' to ask if ending is 'real' Fans wondering if "Game of Thrones'" ending was the "true" ending of George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels got an answer from the author himself Monday night. Yes and no....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shock defeat Frazer Clarke on why Rob McCracken is the right trainer for Anthony Joshua The post Frazer Clarke defends trainer McCracken after Anthony Joshua shock defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Cameron Norrie defends Nick Kyrgios over late withdrawal from French Open • Kyrgios pulls out before first-round clash, citing illness• Norrie will now play French qualifier Elliot BenchetritNick Kyrgios, who pulled out of the French Open on Friday through illness, three da...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Former EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook defends Jeremy Kyle and says he saved her life Ex-EastEnders star Danniella Westbrook has said she would not be alive without the help of Jeremy Kyle as she spoke about her appearance on the now-cancelled ITV show....
01:12, 05/16/2019

Wendy Williams defends Ayesha Curry, slams women who cheat with married men Williams defended Ayesha Curry, the wife basketball star Steph Curry, for controversial comments she made on "Red Table Talk."        ...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter ...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Chirlane McCray defends ThriveNYC mental health program as questions mount First lady Chirlane McCray defended her embattled mental health program, ThriveNYC, on Thursday morning. “Thrive is spread over many agencies, so it can be a little difficult to understand who i...
18:48, 05/09/2019

The Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new f...
18:12, 06/11/2019

CNN's Brian Stelter defends Avenatti coverage, his past praise as a 2020 'contender' CNN's chief media correspondent and "Reliable Sources" anchor Brian Stelter defended the overwhelming coverage disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti received when making his debut as the lega...
01:00, 05/25/2019

German cookie heiress defends family's Nazi-era forced labor policy Backlash is growing after an heiress to a German biscuit empire shrugged off the hardship suffered by dozens of people forced to work in her family's business under Nazi rule....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
20:48, 06/14/2019

Giants GM Dave Gettleman responds to NFL draft backlash: 'We’ll find out how crazy I am' N.Y. Giants general manager Dave Gettleman took Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the No. 6 pick, which made the fanbase bristle.        ...
02:36, 04/30/2019

'Deeply offensive' blackface video of California high school student sparks backlash Videos circulating on social media show a California high school student in blackface using a racial slur.        ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Sanders defends '80s support for left-wing regimes: ‘I did my best to stop American foreign policy’ Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Friday defended his support of left-wing regimes and anti-war activism in the 1980s, saying “I did my best” to stop American foreign policy during the administration of ...
23:36, 05/18/2019

Dad of Spurs mascot Ella Markham defends daughter from trolls again in wake of Everton game The father of Spurs fan Ella Markham has defended his daughter after she was subjected to further abuse online following her appearance as club mascot....
17:24, 05/13/2019

Biden defends his climate record after Ocasio-Cortez criticism, tells critics to ‘calm down’ Joe Biden is pushing back against criticism by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that he’s “middle of the road” when it comes to tackling climate change....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Ilhan Omar defends Rashida Tlaib, says criticism 'designed' to 'silence' Muslim voices Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, defended her colleague, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, from criticism over controversial remarks about the Holocaust, insisting that the backlash is "designed" to "silence" Musli...
07:00, 05/15/2019

A witness defends an unarmed black man from alleged excessive police force in viral video At least 10 police officers are shown in the video, posted on Instagram Live Friday, assisting in the arrest of the suspect.        ...
22:24, 06/10/2019

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
18:24, 06/10/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
07:12, 05/18/2019

Watch live: AG William Barr defends handling of Mueller report at Senate hearing U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Watch: Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard defends Damian Lillard following series sweep Portland's Meyers Leonard came to the defense of star guard Damian Lillard after the Golden State Warriors swept the Trail Blazers in the NBA Western Conference finals....
18:24, 05/21/2019

HUD Secretary Ben Carson defends plan to evict undocumented immigrants: ‘It’s not that we’re cruel, mean-hearted. It’s that we are logical.’ Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee are considering legislation to block a HUD proposal that every family member living in subsidized housing be of “eligible immigration status.”...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Bill de Blasio defends expansion of no-bail program for teen suspects in violent crimes Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his plan to triple the number of teens who are freed from city jails without bail on violent charges including armed robbery and assault. “We’re ensuring there...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Mussolini’s great-grandson defends fascism, family legacy: 'You can't define it in terms of right or wrong' The great-grandson of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, who is running for a European Parliament seat, defended his grandfather's legacy on Wednesday, calling the era "a very complicated, com...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Texas High School Referee Who Was Very Racist On A Phone Call Defends Himself As A "Jokester" Who Watches BET The Texas Association of Sports Officials has suspended a longtime high school football referee for the 2019 season after audio surfaced of him being racist on a phone call. We’re talking “hard-R” rac...
00:01, 06/05/2019

Odell Beckham Jr. defends his training schedule, decision to skip Browns' OTAs Odell Beckham Jr. said he knows what it takes to get to "top physical condition" and that sitting out OTAs would not hurt him.        ...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soonChinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-offDonald Trump continued to defend his trade war with China on Tuesday, claiming “great patri...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their families....
08:24, 05/24/2019

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Marlon Wayans Defends Teenage Daughter And Calls Out "Ignorance" of Anti-LGBT Comments Marlon Wayans is feeling and sharing the love. The 46-year-old praised his daughter Amai Wayans in a moving Instagram post celebrating Pride Month. Wayans posted a picture of Amai sitting......
06:00, 06/04/2019

Sheryl Sandberg defends Facebook data-collecting app: Users 'knew they were involved and consented' "The important thing is that the people involved in that research project knew they were involved and consented," Sandberg tells CNBC's Julia Boorstin after an earnings report that smashed expect...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had liked Facebook posts that were accused of being anti...
11:24, 06/07/2019

Quentin Tarantino praises Roman Polanski, defends Margot Robbie's lines in 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' Quentin Tarantino was needled at the Cannes press conference for his film "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" about Roman Polanski and the fact that Margot Robbie’s Sharon Tate has few lines in the film....
18:24, 05/22/2019

Televangelist Kenneth Copeland defends use of private jets in TV interview, denies calling people 'demons' A Texas-based televangelist is facing scrutiny following a recent TV interview in which he defended his use of three private jets and referred to the public as “a bunch of demons” that he needed to av...
08:48, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Short-seller Muddy Waters defends its research on Casino after critical French probe U.S. short-selling firm Muddy Waters on Thursday rejected the preliminary findings of a probe by France's AMF financial regulator into its criticism of retailer Casino....
18:12, 06/06/2019

Isaac Hempstead Wright defends the 'Game of Thrones' finale and his character's arc: 'I am thrilled with the way the show ends' Charles McQuillan/Getty Images Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode six, "The Iron Throne." Isaac Hempstead Wright, who plays Bran Stark, recently defended the sh...
01:24, 05/22/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ sh...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voight for supporting President Trump....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Rob Lowe calls Prince William's hair loss 'traumatic experience,' gets king-size backlash Twitter apparently thinks Rob Lowe is being a royal pain after he called Prince William's hair loss "one of the great traumatic experiences of my life."        ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Ohio teen's racist prom proposal sparks backlash In the post, a poster reads, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm picking U for prom?"        ...
21:12, 05/02/2019

After backlash for slain giraffe photo, hunter says animal was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
19:24, 06/08/2019

'Aladdin': Will Smith calls the shifting backlash over his blue genie 'very funny' Despite criticism and many memes that ensued over his blue genie character, Will Smith appears to be unbothered by the reactions from social media.        ...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Hunter who faced backlash for posing with slain giraffe says it was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
02:48, 06/08/2019

Madonna trashes New York Times profile, defends using the term 'raped' The singer claimed that the publication "Is one of the founding fathers of the Patriarchy."        ...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Aaron Carter defends Michael Jackson after saying the star did one 'inappropriate' thing In a clip from “Marriage Boot Camp," Aaron Carter says that there was "one thing that (Michael Jackson) did that was a little bit inappropriate.”        ...
20:36, 05/22/2019

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after Eliza Dushku accused Michael Weatherly of misconduct Months after allegations surfaced against star Michael Weatherly, CBS executives opened up about their decision to renew "Bull" for a fourth season.        ...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Joel Embiid defends 76ers coach Brett Brown amid 'BS' rumors Joel Embiid offered a strong defense of his coach hours before the Sixers ended speculation and confirmed that Brett Brown will return.        ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Bekah Martinez defends saying 'having a baby sucks.' Candid comment riles shamers The "Bachelor" contestant found herself having to walk back a comment about how crappy parenting can be sometimes.        ...
04:00, 06/10/2019

Danny Baker defends 'racist' royal baby chimp tweet after being sacked by the BBC Danny Baker emerged on his doorstep today to defend himself after tweeting a joke about the Duke and Duchess Of Sussex's baby son using a picture of a chimpanzee...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Lloyds defends CEO pay after investor anger at annual investor meeting Lloyds Banking Group has defended the 6.3 million pound ($8.06 million) pay package awarded to chief executive Antonio Horta-Osorio, after criticism from politicians and investor trade bodies....
18:36, 05/16/2019

‘Teen Mom 2’ star Jenelle Evans’ husband defends killing dog that snapped at daughter "Teen Mom" star Jenelle Evans’ husband is defending his decision to kill the couple's french bulldog after it allegedly attacked their 2-year-old daughter, Ensley Eason.    ...
01:12, 05/02/2019

John Cleese takes another swipe at London as he defends claims the capital isn't 'an English city any more' Comedian John Cleese has taken another swipe London as he spoke out to defend saying the capital was not an "English city any more," a remark which sparked a storm of criticism....
07:12, 05/30/2019

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:24, 06/11/2019

Emma Roberts Defends Her Real-Life Doll Obsession on Busy Tonight: ''The New Cat Lady is Doll Lady!'' Emma Roberts is a sophisticated woman with an appreciation for collectible playthings, and she's owning it! "You're an adult lady who loves a doll," notes host Busy......
18:12, 05/02/2019

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown defends franchise on 'Live' after Kelly Ripa called it 'gross' "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown was a guest on "Live" days after Kelly Ripa slammed the reality dating competition as a "gross, gross show."        ...
19:12, 05/16/2019

NY Could Become First State To Ban Cat Declawing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up th...
12:24, 06/04/2019

Best Memorial Day events in every state and DC Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? 24/7 Tempo lists an event in every state and D.C. that should not be missed!        ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. In a year of traveling, we visited 53 of them....
13:00, 06/05/2019