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Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended

A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended

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Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and S...
14:24, 06/12/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech at graduation A West Virginia principal is accused of plagiarizing his graduation speech — by ripping off literary lion Ashton Kutcher. Parkersburg High School principal Kenny DeMoss was called out by a graduate wh...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Protests Break Out At Betsy Layne Elementary School After Principal, Other Admins Suspended FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (Mountain Top News) –  Protests broke out at Betsy Layne Elementary following the apparent suspension of the Principal, Assistant Principal and other Administrators in an appar...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Man accused of murdering Ashton Kutcher's ex-girlfriend A man accused of murdering three women, including the ex-girlfriend of Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher, is said to have carried out the "systematic slaughter" of his victims....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Ashton Kutcher set to testify at trial of man accused of murdering his girlfriend in 2001 Ashton Kutcher's then-girlfriend, Ashley Ellerin, was found dead in 2001 in her Hollywood Hills home. Michael Gargiulo stands accused of her murder.        ...
19:24, 05/03/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies in trial of alleged serial killer accused of murdering his friend Ashton Kutcher testified on Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes including one woman, Ashley Ellerin, who was friends with the actor. ...
04:12, 05/30/2019

Ashton Kutcher Testifies Against Suspected Serial Killer Accused of Murdering Woman He Dated Ashton Kutcher appeared at a Los Angeles court on Wednesday to testify against a suspected serial killer charged with murdering three women, including 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was dating......
04:24, 05/30/2019

Ashton Kutcher Is ''Expected to Testify'' Against Serial Killer Accused of Murdering a Woman He Dated Ashton Kutcher is expected to testify in the trial of Michael Gargiulo, more commonly known as the "Hollywood Ripper." A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Superior Courts......
12:00, 05/03/2019

Letter From Former Middle School Teacher Accused Principal Of Bullying ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/Anderson County News)– A letter written by a former middle school teacher accused of threatening to cut off a student’s genitals in 2017 has surfaced this week...
00:36, 06/06/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country’s Muslim Rohingya peo...
08:12, 05/16/2019

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

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill accused of hitting son suspended after audio emerges of him allegedly threatening fiancee The fiancé of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill told the NFL player their 3-year-old son “is terrified of you” in an audio recording in which she accused him of hitting the child....
00:48, 04/29/2019

PC makers are getting better at copying smartphone innovation For a long time, the PC industry was stagnating. Computer makers had grown comfortable with iterative annual updates to their devices, relying on yearly processor advancements to push consumers to buy...
19:36, 05/30/2019

Why copying the populist right isn’t going to save the left Social democratic parties have been losing ground for more than two decades – but pandering to rightwing anxieties about immigration is not the solution. By Cas MuddeAmong the old stalwarts of the cen...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Bolt won’t beat Uber by copying it – it needs to forge its own path Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is a ride-sharing app and one of Estonia‘s four unicorns (AKA startups valued at over $1 billion). On a visit to Talinn, TNW met with Martin Villig, the company’s co-...
14:36, 05/23/2019

‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton: I’m not just copying Elton John As Taron Egerton embarked on the timeless flight of musical fantasy that is “Rocketman,” Elton John encouraged the actor playing him to find his own voice. “He told me very early on that he didn’t wan...
02:12, 05/31/2019

Fans accuse Taylor Swift of 'copying' Beyoncé's performance at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Taylor Swift took the MGM Grand Garden Arena stage Wednesday evening, where she opened up the 2019 Billboard Music Awards with her newest single "ME!" -- in a performance that had some viewers claimin...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Lindsay Lohan Accuses Zendaya of Copying Claire Danes' Cinderella-Inspired Met Gala Gown Lindsay Lohan has a bone to pick with Zendaya. The Spider-man star's Cinderella-inspired gown may be heralded as one of the best dressed looks of the 2019 Met Gala, but it seems like......
03:00, 05/08/2019

Kutcher testifies about knocking on slain woman’s door LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashton Kutcher has testified at a Los Angeles murder trial that he went to pick up a woman to go out for drinks on a night in 2001 and left when she didn’t answer her door, on...
21:36, 05/29/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Kodak Black, Kutcher, Mitchell Judge: Kodak Black should remain jailed until trial; Ashton Kutcher testifies he knocked on slain woman's door in 2001; Actor Jason Mitchell loses MTV awards bid amid misconduct claims. (May 30) ...
17:36, 05/30/2019

Ashton Kutcher may testify in ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify in the trial of a man nicknamed the “Hollywood Ripper,” who allegedly murdered the actor’s girlfriend nearly two decades ago. Prosecutors sa...
02:36, 05/03/2019

Kutcher arrived late for a date in 2001, unaware she lay dead in her home Ashton Kutcher has testified at a murder trial - telling a court that he went to pick up a woman for a date in 2001 but left when she did not answer the door, only to learn the next day she had been l...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Ashton Kutcher 'freaked out' after date found killed, Los Angeles court told Actor testifies at trial of ‘Hollywood Ripper’, who is charged with murder of Ashley Ellerin in 2001 along with two othersActor Ashton Kutcher told a Los Angeles jury on Wednesday that he was “freakin...
05:48, 05/30/2019

Ashton Kutcher 'freaking out' after date found slain, Los Angeles court told Actor Ashton Kutcher told a Los Angeles jury on Wednesday that he was "freaking out" after learning that a young woman was found dead in Hollywood the day after he called at her home for a date....
02:36, 05/30/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies in murder trial about knocking on slain woman's door Ashton Kutcher said he told detectives the next day he knew his fingerprints were on the door and he was "freaking out."        ...
21:24, 05/29/2019

Alleged ‘Hollywood Ripper’ trial begins; Ashton Kutcher could be called to testify: report The trial of a man who has been charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes -- including one woman who dated actor Ashton Kutcher -- began on Thursday in Los Angeles, according ...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Parkland, Fla., principal to step down at the end of the school year The principal of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. announced Friday that he will resign at the end of the school year, more than a year after a former student open fired on the ca...
11:36, 05/11/2019

Denver custodian starts new job as school principal DENVER (KUSA) — Walking through the playground of Stedman Elementary brings back memories for Michael Atkins. “Basketball — would be [age] 6, 7 up here playing a pretty physical game of ho...
22:12, 06/10/2019

A Murder Trial Years in the Making: 3 Deaths, an Alleged Serial Killer and the Chilling Reason Ashton Kutcher's Knock Went Unanswered The story is like something out of a movie, only horrifyingly, it's all too real. On the night of Feb. 21, 2001, Ashley Ellerin had just gotten out of the shower and was about to get......
15:24, 05/30/2019

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers...
02:12, 06/04/2019

Principal allegedly groomed teen student for sex, then assaulted her A Long Island principal allegedly groomed a female student for sex before sexually assaulting her in his office last week, according to a new $10 million legal filing. Riverhead High School principal ...
21:12, 05/06/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after distributing an unauthorized permission slip that....
04:24, 05/04/2019

Teen arrested for stabbing principal during graduation rehearsal A teen was arrested for stabbing a principal during an 8th grade graduation rehearsal in New Jersey Friday morning, local authorities said. The 14-year-old student used a folding knife to attack the p...
06:00, 06/15/2019

District seeks principal’s firing after most annoying trophy GARY, Ind. (AP) — A school district in northwestern Indiana says it’s seeking to fire a principal after a special needs teacher awarded an 11-year-old autistic student a trophy naming him the &#...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Police: Student stabs principal during graduation rehearsal RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey principal was stabbed at a school during a rehearsal for eighth-grade graduation. A Rutherford police release says a 14-year-old male student ran a...
08:24, 06/15/2019

Bronx principal could face another investigation over gambling tweets This pony-playing principal is gambling with his career. School staffers and parents at a Bronx elementary school called on the city Department of Education to take action after PS 24’s Steven Schwart...
03:36, 06/09/2019

Sad Super Bowl icon becomes middle school principal Kevin Dyson may have come up a yard short in one of the greatest finishes in Super Bowl history, but he never let up on his pursuit of education — his own and that of others. Nearly 20 years aft...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Photo with noose gets California school's principal, 4 teachers placed on leave Four elementary school teachers in Southern California were placed on administrative leave this week after a photo of them smiling while holding a noose circulated on social media. The school’s princi...
11:36, 05/11/2019

BJP Takes Aim At "Student" Prashant Kishor Vs "Principal" Amit Shah Taking a dig at TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for engaging election strategist Prashant Kishor for the 2021 West Bengal assembly polls, the BJP said he is not a "bigger" strategist than its president Amit...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Reaction: Semenya verdict 'dreadfully unfair and wrong in principal' "Caster Semenya\u0027s appeal to halt the introduction of regulations to limit testosterone in femal athletes with differences in sexual development has been rejected, and there has been mixed reactio...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Catholic school principal quits after DC strip club arrest BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana Catholic school principal has been arrested after visiting a strip club while on a school field trip to the nation’s capital. Diocese of Baton Rouge spokesman...
22:36, 06/01/2019

White Assistant Principal Admits to Saying the N-Word to a Black Student but Not In a Bad Way A Texas high school assistant principal is disputing claims that he told a student to “turn off that nigger music,” insisting instead that he used the offensive racial slur in a different way than the...
02:36, 05/08/2019

Teens behind racist promposal to face ‘severe consequences’: principal A Southern California high school student thought it would be a good idea to include a racial slur in his “promposal” this year — which was then documented on social media. “You are ...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Staffers at violent Brooklyn HS fear retaliation from politically connected principal Staffers at a violence-plagued Brooklyn high school say they fear speaking up about the dangerous environment because the assistant principal is politically connected. Tommy Torres, a Democratic distr...
07:12, 05/12/2019

Florida’s ‘principal of the year’ to take over at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida’s 2019 principal of the year is taking over at the school where 17 people were fatally shot last year. The Sun Sentinel reports Michelle Kefford is replacing Ty T...
14:12, 05/14/2019

A teenager stabbed his middle school principal at graduation rehearsal, police say The principal of a New Jersey middle school was leading a graduation rehearsal Friday when student stabbed him in the chest multiple times, police said....
05:12, 06/16/2019

Principal resigns amid probe of Maryland locker-room attack DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — The principal of Maryland high school has resigned months after several junior varsity football players were accused of raping or attempting to rape teammates with a broomstick. N...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka School Principal, Teacher Arrested For Link To Terror Attack Sri Lankan Police said Friday they have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ) blamed by the government...
23:48, 05/17/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, accordi...
07:24, 06/03/2019

Catholic School Principal Arrested at a D.C. Strip Club While on Student Field Trip In an incident that shocked communities Friday, Michael Comeau, a school principal and recipient of the prestigious Milken award for educators, thought it was a good idea to get belligerently drunk, h...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
16:24, 06/03/2019

Mississippi assistant high school principal faces statutory rape charge Leflore County sheriff says the parent of a female student made the report. The accused has had run-ins with the law before.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Principal tried to hide stabbing of basketball coach at violence-plagued high school An assistant coach was stabbed after a girls basketball game between two Manhattan high schools — and now one of the principals is trying to hush up the violence at her troubled school, sources told T...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Picture of Smiling Teachers Holding Noose Lands All Four on Paid Leave Alongside Principal Four teachers in California decided to get cute and pose with a noose. Now, their bosses will decide if they, along with their principal, will receive their direct deposits from the school district or...
04:24, 05/12/2019

An 11-year-old girl was sent to the principal's office after telling classmates to stop making the Nazi salute Getty Images Keith Jacks Gamble, an associate finance professor at Middle Tennessee State University, said his daughter's fifth grade classmates at McFaden School of Excellence in Murfreesboro, Tenne...
23:36, 05/15/2019

Oregon high school students involved in senior prank must pay for cleanup, may not walk at graduation: principal A senior prank carried out by students at an Oregon High School may have cost them the opportunity to walk at their graduation. The principal of the school is also reportedly planning to charge each s...
00:24, 06/10/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies he knocked on slain woman's door: 'I was freaking out' Ashton Kutcher testified about the night in 2001 he went to pick up his date, Ashley Ellerin, only to learn the next day that she had been killed.        ...
00:36, 05/30/2019

W.Va. student accused of sex assault is accused in 2 others HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — New sexual assault charges have been filed against a student who has been able to remain at Marshall University despite being convicted in a 2016 attack against another woman ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Principal, school superintendent bring student's graduation to dying mom's hospital room Noah Siets walked down the hospital corridor to his mother's room in his cap and gown, as "Pomp and Circumstance" played from an iPhone.        ...
08:48, 05/24/2019

Bats Welcomes New Issuer Principal to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – May 10, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed new issuer Principal to the Bats ...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Bats Welcomes Second Principal Fund to the Bats ETF Marketplace KANSAS CITY and NEW YORK – July 11, 2017 – Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company, and a leading market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a second Principal fund to the B...
20:12, 05/01/2019

CP3 fined $35K but not suspended for ref contact Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for "aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official" during Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, the NBA announced....
02:24, 04/30/2019

Blues' Barbashev suspended for Game 6 St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev has been suspended for Sunday's Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final after delivering an illegal check to the head of Boston Bruins forward Marcus Johansson in Thursd...
05:24, 06/08/2019

Golf: Suspended Haney says he was right about 'Lee' win at U.S. Open Tiger Woods's former instructor Hank Haney, who was suspended from a golf radio slot last week, has said Lee Jeong-eun's U.S. Open victory had backed up his controversial comment about Korean players ...
10:36, 06/03/2019

Mets may have talked themselves out of win as game gets suspended They were on the verge of returning to .500, and then the Mets possibly talked themselves out of a victory. Wait until Friday for the dramatic conclusion. Thursday night ended with the score tied 4-4 ...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Athletics-Tigers game suspended in 7th with A’s up 5-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Oakland Athletics led the Detroit Tigers 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday when the game was suspended because of rain. Oakland scored twice in the top of the seventh t...
01:24, 05/20/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
14:00, 05/21/2019

Maximum Security jockey suspended 15 days Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez was suspended 15 racing days for failure to control his mount, a ride that resulted in the first horse to be disqualified from first place due to a race riding incide...
19:48, 05/13/2019

Blues C Sundqvist suspended one game for boarding The NHL suspended St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist for one playoff game for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
08:36, 05/31/2019

Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues In a letter to the Transportation Department requesting the halt, the Department of Homeland Security said "conditions in Venezuela threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew t...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the com...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Coach at well-known gymnastics club suspended for allegation ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport’s governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation. USA Gymn...
20:24, 06/07/2019

Ohio St-Maryland suspended in 8th inning at B10 Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ohio State-Maryland game at the Big Ten Tournament will resume Friday morning after being suspended because of inclement weather in the eighth inning Thursday night. Ohio State ...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped up" by the Israeli embassy, according to Sky source...
14:12, 05/31/2019

Hofstra frat suspended over dog ‘keg stand’ video A fraternity at Long Island’s Hofstra University has been suspended from campus activities after a video surfaced that shows two members forcing a dog to drink beer, the school said. The members...
00:12, 05/14/2019

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its members. The university and the national fraternity sent cea...
08:24, 06/05/2019

Senior PGA Championship 1st round suspended due to weather PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The first round of the Senior PGA Championship has been suspended due to dangerous weather conditions. A series of thunderstorms were scheduled to pass over suburban Rochester, ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

PSG striker Neymar suspended 3 matches after clash with fan Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar has been given a three-game ban for lashing out at a fan following a loss in the French Cup final last month        ...
13:24, 05/10/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says he would not allow parliament to be suspended for Brexit British health minister Matt Hancock, one of the candidates to replace prime minister Theresa May as prime minister, said he would not allow parliament to be suspended to allow Brexit to occur on Oct....
12:12, 06/10/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access to those in need The United Nations World Food Programme warned that it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
10:36, 05/21/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away...
03:36, 05/17/2019

Teacher suspended after her pupils criticise Italian far-right law Schoolchildren’s video presentation compared Salvini decree to 1930s racial lawsAn Italian teacher has been suspended over a video made by her students that compared a security law drafted by Italy’s ...
13:12, 05/19/2019

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to govern and political incompetence."...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Every takes Nelson lead midway through suspended 3rd round Every opens rain-delayed third round at the Byron Nelson with a chip-in eagle, then had a span of four birdies in five holes to go from 4 down to the lead by 1        ...
05:00, 05/12/2019

Louisville closer McAvene suspended 4 games after ejection LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville relief pitcher Michael McAvene has received an automatic four-game suspension following his ejection for disputing an umpire’s decision in an NCAA Tournament vi...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Braves P Gausman suspended for throwing at Marlins pitcher Atlanta Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman received a five-game suspension Monday for intentionally throwing a pitch at Marlins right-hander Jose Urena on Friday night in Miami....
03:24, 05/07/2019

Blues’ Sundqvist suspended for Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been suspended for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final for delivering an elbow to the head of Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk. The NHL’s department...
06:36, 05/31/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Gausman suspended 5 games for throwing pitch behind Ureña Atlanta Braves pitcher Kevin Gausman has been suspended for five games and fined for throwing a 97 mph fastball behind Miami's Jose Ureña last week        ...
00:36, 05/07/2019

Bruins' McAvoy suspended for Eastern finals opener Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy maintained that his hit on Columbus Blue Jackets right winger Josh Anderson on Monday was intended as nothing more than a hard hockey check....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Spain parliament to keep same number of seats despite suspended Catalans The Spanish parliament's speaker said on Wednesday the suspension of four Catalan lawmakers currently facing trial over their involvement in a 2017 regional independence bid would not affect the tota...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Royals, White Sox game suspended in 5th for rain, tied at 1 CHICAGO (AP) — Yolmer Sanchez hit a tying single, then entertained his White Sox teammates with a dugout show during a long rain delay before Chicago’s game against the Kansas City Royals was su...
03:24, 05/28/2019

Campbell beats NC State 5-4 in completion of suspended game GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Campbell held on to beat North Carolina State 5-4 on Saturday in the completion of a NCAA Tournament opener suspended overnight due to severe weather. The third-seeded Camels (...
22:36, 06/01/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in H2 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, th...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Utah Judge Suspended Without Pay After Critical Quips About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of Municipal Justice Court in Taylorsville, Utah, had said he was joking about President Trump and that he had a right to free speech....
11:24, 05/25/2019

TCU tops Baylor in suspended game to reach Big 12 semis OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — TCU defeated Baylor 5-2 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game Saturday after the game was suspended Friday night because of rain. Sixth-seeded TCU (31-25) will play third-seeded...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Djokovic v Thiem suspended in fifth set as rain returns in Paris "The French Open semi-final clash between Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem was suspended in the fifth set on Saturday as the rain returned in Paris."...
19:24, 06/08/2019

Colombia’s ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs LONDON (AP) — Colombia’s former Davis Cup captain, Miguel Tobon, has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild-...
21:48, 05/18/2019

President Trump Says Tariffs on Mexico Suspended Indefinitely WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to s...
21:00, 06/08/2019

Ivan Barbashev Is Suspended For Game 6 And The Blues Will Miss Him When the Blues try to raise the Stanley Cup Sunday night, they’ll do so without forward Ivan Barbashev, who was given a one-game suspension by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for a high hit on B...
02:48, 06/09/2019

Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit        ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach - AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
23:36, 06/14/2019

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
02:12, 05/21/2019

Gymnastics coach suspended for sexual misconduct allegation A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport's governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation....
23:24, 06/07/2019

'Jeremy Kyle Show' suspended after guest suicide A UK man died after appearing on the popular "Jeremy Kyle Show," causing the broadcaster ITV to pull it from the air. The man reportedly failed a lie detector test during recording and broke up with h...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Giants prospect suspended for performance-enhancing drug San Francisco Giants pitching prospect Logan Webb suspended 80 games for testing positive for performance-enhancing substance        ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Infineon denies report that it has suspended Huawei shipments German chipmaker Infineon denied a Japanese newspaper report on Monday that it had suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies after the United States slapped export controls on deliveries to the Chine...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Infineon denies report it has suspended Huawei shipments German chipmaker Infineon is continuing most shipments to Huawei, it said on Monday, denying a report in Japan's Nikkei daily that it had suspended deliveries to the Chinese telecoms firm....
15:12, 05/20/2019

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its ...
04:24, 06/12/2019

Bulgarian boxer suspended in California for kissing broadcaster A Bulgarian boxer who grabbed a female broadcaster's face and kissed her on the lips during a post-fight interview was suspended until July by the California State Athletic Commission on Tuesday follo...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Colts quarterback Chad Kelly suspended for 2 games by the NFL Chad Kelly can participate in offseason and preseason activities but will miss the first two weeks of the season if he makes the team.        ...
22:12, 05/31/2019

Islamabad police official suspended following girl’s killing ISLAMABAD (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan have suspended a police chief in the capital, Islamabad, over the disappearance, rape and killing of a 10-year-old girl whose case triggered widespread condemn...
13:36, 05/22/2019

Warriors co-owner suspended for pushing Toronto player OAKLAND – Klay Thompson is set to return from a left hamstring injury for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. On the Toronto side, ...
10:36, 06/07/2019

Play suspended until Saturday with Djokovic and Thiem locked at one-set all "Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem will have to finish their French Open semi-final on Saturday after rain brought end to play on Friday with the duo locked at one-set all."...
19:36, 06/07/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobed...
07:48, 06/12/2019

Colombia's ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs Colombia's former Davis Cup captain Miguel Tobon has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild card entries in 2...
22:12, 05/18/2019

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended 1 game by NFL for marijuana arrest The NFL suspended Dallas Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers one game for a violation of the league's policy on substance abuse.       ...
23:24, 06/14/2019

Watchdog examines Guernsey listings of suspended Woodford fund Britain's financial watchdog said it was examining a decision by a frozen Woodford fund to list investments in Guernsey, as wealth manager St James's Place pulled 3.5 billion pounds ($4.45 billion)......
20:48, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Infineon denies report it has suspended Huawei shipments German chipmaker Infineon is continuing most shipments to Huawei, it said on Monday, denying a report in Japan's Nikkei daily that it had suspended deliveries to the Chinese telecoms firm....
15:48, 05/20/2019

Congress Worker Stabbed, 3 Polling Officials Suspended In Odisha A Congress worker was stabbed to death, while three polling personnel were suspended for violation of norms in Odisha, where the fourth and final phase of polling were conducted on Monday in six Lok.....
22:12, 04/29/2019

Lazio handed suspended sentence of partial stadium closure Lazio has been handed a suspended sentence of a partial stadium closure for one match for their fans' racist abuse against AC Milan        ...
22:24, 04/29/2019

Google suspended some business with Huawei after Trump blacklisted the company Eric Gaillard/File Photo via Reuters Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open source licenses...
22:12, 05/19/2019

This Extraordinary Home Will Hang From Cliff Side, Suspended Above Ocean Australian prefab architecture specialists Modscape Concept have designed a five-storey home that clings to a cliff's edge, suspended above the ocean....
10:36, 04/30/2019

Twitter suspended 166,153 accounts for terrorism content in second half 2018 Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year, about a fifth less than in the previous period, th...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Avianca Brasil bankruptcy auction scheduled for Tuesday suspended A bankruptcy auction for struggling carrier Avianca Brasil that was scheduled for Tuesday has been suspended through a last-minute injunction, according to a legal document seen by Reuters....
22:00, 05/06/2019

Suspended former Steelers, Raiders WR Martavis Bryant to apply for reinstatement Suspended former Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Martavis Bryant said that he plans to apply for reinstatement in the coming weeks....
04:24, 05/07/2019

BJP Spokesperson Calls Mahatma Gandhi "Father Of Pakistan", Suspended The BJP on Friday suspended party spokesperson from Madhya Pradesh Anil Soumitra from its primary membership for calling Mahatma Gandhi the "father of the nation of Pakistan"....
16:36, 05/17/2019

School superintendent suspended over champagne brunch for retiring colleagues A school superintendent in Michigan who served champagne during a celebratory brunch for two retiring educators has been suspended without pay for five days, district officials said. Dearborn Heights ...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Cards rally in rain, game vs Mets suspended in 9th tied at 4 NEW YORK (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets was suspended because of rain Thursday night, moments after Harrison Bader hit an RBI double with two outs in the top of the ...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Blues’ Oskar Sundqvist suspended for vicious Stanley Cup final hit ST. LOUIS — Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has been suspended for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final for delivering an elbow to the head of Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk. The NHL’s department of p...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Olympic marathon silver medalist Kirwa suspended for doping Bahrain's Olympic women's marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement....
14:36, 05/22/2019

Shakeel Ahmed, Contesting As Independent In Bihar, Suspended By Congress Shakeel Ahmed, a Congress stalwart, has been suspended by the party for playing spoilsport in the Bihar mahagathbandhan's efforts to consolidate anti-BJP votes in Madhubani by filing papers as an......
20:24, 05/05/2019

Tanigawa, Petrovic share early lead in suspended Insperity THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Ken Tanigawa birdied the first three holes for a share of the lead with Tim Petrovic when first-round play in the PGA Tour Champions’ Insperity Invitational was suspe...
00:12, 05/04/2019

Instructor Haney suspended by PGA Tour Radio for insensitive remarks Tiger Woods' former instructor Hank Haney has been suspended by the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel, a day after making disparaging remarks about women's professional golf during his program....
08:36, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong media say controversial extradition bill may be suspended Hong Kong media reported on Saturday the city's government would suspend a proposed law on extradition to mainland China that sparked widespread anger and violent protests, with leader Carrie Lam plan...
06:48, 06/15/2019

Cycling: Four riders suspended for potential anti-doping breach Four European cyclists have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations following information from Austrian law enforcement authorities, the International Cycling Union (UCI) announce...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Utah judge suspended for making anti-Trump comments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months for comments he made online and in court criticizing President Donald Trump. The state’s Supreme Court h...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Haney suspended from SiriusXM show for women’s golf comment NEW YORK (AP) — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women’s Open and that h...
06:36, 05/31/2019

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
23:36, 05/31/2019

Hank Haney is suspended from SiriusXM PGA Tour radio show Haney faced backlash from LPGA star Michelle Wie and others on social media after remarks that were viewed as racist and sexist.        ...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Olympic marathon silver medallist Kirwa suspended for doping "Bahrain\u0027s Olympic women\u0027s marathon silver medallist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement."...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in Japan, U.K., as Phone Sales Are Suspended Mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. canceled launches of Huawei models over concerns that U.S. curbs on exports to the Chinese company will adversely affect the phones’ performance....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Rally on: Cards complete comeback vs Mets in suspended game NEW YORK (AP) — Paul DeJong hit an RBI single off Edwin Díaz in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals completed their rally from a night earlier to beat the New York Mets 5-4 Friday. The game T...
02:12, 06/15/2019

Haney suspended from SiriusXM show for women's golf comment Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women's Open and that he couldn't name six pl...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Texas student banned from prom, suspended after racist invitation The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Friday."...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Hank Haney suspended for ‘insensitive comments’ about women’s golf NEW YORK — Swing coach Hank Haney has been suspended from the SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel because of saying on his show that a Korean would probably win the U.S. Women’s Open and that he cou...
08:48, 05/31/2019

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader reportedly criticised producers of event for their ‘wrong spirit’North Korea’s mass games propaganda displays are to be put on hold – possibly for weeks – after the country’s leader, ...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Utah judge suspended without pay for 6 months after critical comments about Trump A judge in Utah was suspended without pay for six months last week after criticizing President Trump — both online and in court — for his "political incompetence."...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Utah Judge Is Suspended for Making Critical Comments About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of the Taylorsville Municipal Justice Court in Utah may be on the right side of history, but comments he made challenging President Donald Trump have landed him in trouble with Utah...
22:12, 05/26/2019

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

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

Haney suspended from SiriusXM show for women's golf comment Hank Haney suspended from SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio channel for comments that a Korean would win US Women's Open        ...
02:24, 05/31/2019

Sudanese forces clear protesters with gunfire; talks suspended for 72 hours At least nine people were wounded on Wednesday when Sudanese forces used live ammunition to clear demonstrators from central Khartoum, a protest group said, and talks on forming a body to lead Sudan t...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended 6 games over PED violation: reports Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson was suspended for six games Thursday for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy, according to multiple reports....
02:48, 05/17/2019

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.        ...
19:24, 06/15/2019

Air India Pilot, Suspended Over Alcohol In Hair Serum, Moves Court An Air India pilot, suspended last year, after alcohol traces in his hairfall treatment serum showed up on the breath analyser, has challenged aviation watchdog DGCA's decision to ground him....
18:36, 06/03/2019

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation The Cardinals' star cornerback has started all 16 regular-season games since he's been drafted in 2011.        ...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Maximum Security jockey suspended for 15 days for Kentucky Derby interference The jockey responsible for causing interference that resulted in Maximum Security’s historic disqualification as the Kentucky Derby winner was suspended for 15 days....
18:36, 05/14/2019

Colts’ Chad Kelly suspended two games for home invasion arrest Chad Kelly is on double-secret probation, and his last NFL chance is off to a tough start. Just after the Colts gave Kelly a shot at OTAs as their fourth-string quarterback, the NFL suspended him with...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Cyclone Fani: Senior Health Official Suspended For Not Joining Work The Odisha government has suspended Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Rayagada, Siva Prasad Padhi, for not joining duty despite a government's order cancelling holidays of all employees in the....
06:48, 05/03/2019

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premi...
20:12, 06/07/2019

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Uta...
06:36, 05/26/2019

Two Indian fire officials suspended after coaching center blaze kills 22 Indian authorities said on Sunday two fire department officials had been suspended over a fire at a coaching center that killed 21 students and one teacher in the western Gujarat state, renewing quest...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Bruins’ Brad Marchand won’t be suspended for jab to the back of Scott Harrington’s head. Here’s why. Marchand’s punch wasn’t forceful enough to qualify for a suspension or fine, according to a person familiar with the decisions of the NHL's Department of Player Safety....
18:00, 05/01/2019

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

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation ...
21:12, 06/09/2019

| 2 riders suspended as police probe Austrian blood doping ring Two professional riders, Slovenian Kristijan Koren and Croatian Kristijan Durasek have been suspended as police investigate an Austrian blood doping ring....
16:24, 05/15/2019

| Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended' US President Donald Trump has said that Washington had reached an agreement with Mexico on migration, and that the punishing tariffs he had been threatening were "indefinitely suspended"....
12:00, 06/08/2019

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police thwarted attempts by right-wing groups to hold a......
21:36, 06/10/2019

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
15:48, 05/29/2019

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the w...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
20:36, 05/21/2019

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
15:48, 05/29/2019

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

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
20:12, 06/09/2019

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez suspended after Kentucky Derby controversy Luis Saez lost again. The Maximum Security jockey, who watched a Kentucky Derby crown get stripped from him after his apparent winning horse was disqualified for causing interference at the race’...
17:12, 05/13/2019

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to suppor...
20:36, 06/02/2019

Colts OT Antonio Garcia suspended for violating NFL performance-enhancing drug policy A former third-round pick by the New England Patriots in 2017, Antonio Garcia spent the second half of last season on the Indianapolis practice squad.       ...
00:36, 06/11/2019

Suspended between dreams and consciousness, I love the moment after waking | Hannah Jane Parkinson I am Louis’ queen waking in a king-sized Versailles bed, or swinging into life from a hammock beneath azure skiesEach morning upon waking, before I open my eyes, I like to pretend the passing cars are...
10:36, 05/03/2019

Lord Heseltine has Tory whip suspended after backing Lib Dems in European elections Former deputy prime minister Lord Michael Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections....
01:24, 05/21/2019

Report: Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson suspended six games for PED violation The Cardinals' star cornerback has started all 16 regular-season games since he's been drafted in 2011.        ...
19:48, 05/16/2019

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

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chines...
05:36, 05/27/2019

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to att...
07:24, 05/29/2019

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

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

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

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. &...
04:12, 06/05/2019

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

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

Suspended Hank Haney claims vindication after Jeongeun Lee6 wins U.S. Women’s Open The famed golf instructor set off a firestorm last week by saying he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and predicting that a random Korean golfer named Lee would win the event....
10:12, 06/03/2019

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how th...
03:36, 06/15/2019

A Utah judge made critical comments of Donald Trump. Now he's suspended six months without pay Utah judge Michael Kwan has been suspended without pay for six months after making critical comments online and in court about President Donald Trump.        ...
02:12, 05/27/2019

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez suspended over controversial Kentucky Derby finish Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has suspend Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez for 15 racing days for interfering with riders in the Kentucky Derby.        ...
17:00, 05/13/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for tr...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
18:00, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

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

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
18:12, 05/26/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on so...
12:36, 06/06/2019

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

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

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
18:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditiona...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
08:36, 05/22/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the ...
22:24, 06/05/2019

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

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
19:24, 05/23/2019

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

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

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what s...
03:12, 05/31/2019

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump. ...
13:36, 05/31/2019

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

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

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
18:24, 06/14/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt,...
11:24, 06/12/2019

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
02:00, 05/31/2019

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

Florida driver who killed 3 teens was exotic dancer with suspended license, smelled of alcohol: report The driver of a car that struck and killed three Florida teens waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament over the weekend was an exotic dancer with a suspended license who reeked of alcohol, a report o...
21:12, 05/28/2019

College quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on charges including 'terroristic threat,' reportedly suspended from team University of Texas, El Paso reportedly suspended starting quarterback Kai Locksley after online jail records revealed he was arrested on Saturday for allegedly driving drunk and making a "terroristic...
06:36, 06/10/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
15:00, 05/01/2019

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

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

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

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages sel...
18:36, 06/06/2019

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

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
09:24, 05/28/2019

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

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
18:24, 04/28/2019

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

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

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call...
20:48, 05/23/2019

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

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

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

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

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the cr...
02:48, 06/12/2019

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciar...
00:12, 06/12/2019

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

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritaria...
17:00, 06/11/2019

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

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

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best a...
16:12, 06/10/2019

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

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first ...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
16:36, 05/01/2019

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

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

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

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

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a bas...
06:12, 05/28/2019

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
10:24, 06/04/2019

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

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

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
17:12, 05/28/2019

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

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

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who ha...
21:48, 06/04/2019

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

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and ...
20:24, 06/05/2019

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

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

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

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
19:12, 06/05/2019

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what s...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
13:36, 05/31/2019

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

Kyle Edmund forced to finish first-round thriller against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play suspended for bad light Kyle Edmund will have to finish off his first-round match at the French Open against Jeremy Chardy on Tuesday after play was suspended for bad light deep in the fifth set....
02:24, 05/28/2019

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

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, free public college and a $15-per-hour minimum wage...
07:24, 06/12/2019

PM's Speech In Maharashtra Doesn't Violate Model Code: Election Body Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech criticising Congress chief Rahul Gandhi's nomination from Wayanad does not violate the model code, the Election Commission said today....
18:48, 04/30/2019

Singapore deputy PM nods to future leadership role in speech to workers Singapore's newly-appointed deputy prime minister hinted at a future leadership role in a speech on Wednesday in which he echoed a pledge made by previous prime ministers to support the city-state's l...
08:12, 05/01/2019

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

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased ...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
07:36, 05/09/2019

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

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
01:24, 06/16/2019

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

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which has been a patron of since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
10:48, 06/13/2019

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and an...
07:12, 06/13/2019

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

Dwyane Wade surprised Stoneman Douglas students with graduation speech Dwyane Wade can still excite them. The recently retired Miami Heat start surprised graduating students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. speaking about his connection with the ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

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

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emma...
18:24, 05/10/2019

Trump Sets Off Fireworks of a Different Sort With Fourth of July Speech Plan The mayor’s office confirmed that the president intends to speak from the Lincoln Memorial, prompting criticism that he is politicizing a nonpartisan celebration....
01:36, 06/06/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more...
22:36, 06/05/2019

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

Theresa May tearfully QUITS as Prime Minister in emotional speech outside No10 THERESA May broke down in tears as she resigned as Prime Minister in an emotional speech at Downing Street after failing to unite the Tories over Brexit....
12:24, 05/24/2019

Cable News Talking Heads Embarrass Themselves Gushing Over Trump's D-Day Speech Donald Trump was in Normandy on Thursday to participate in one of the easiest things an American president can do: praise the United States for fighting Nazi Germany—the sort of perfunctory, no-braine...
16:24, 06/06/2019

Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech as his plans proceed apace Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditiona...
03:48, 06/07/2019

In Victory Speech, Amit Shah Targets Congress, Chandrababu Naidu BJP chief Amit Shah, at the moment of the partys most dazzling victory, hit out at and mocked the opposition parties the Congress, Chandrababu Naidu and Mamata Banerjee. The BJP is set to win......
21:00, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bomb...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed on Friday France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris....
18:48, 05/10/2019

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The dec...
22:24, 06/05/2019

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

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
10:24, 05/03/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That ma...
21:12, 05/24/2019

Joe Biden To Give First 2020 Speech in Pennsylvania as Republicans Prepare for a State Battle (HARRISBURG, Pa.) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battlegr...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Armenian transgender activist says she's faced death threats since historic speech A transgender activist in Armenia says she's faced death threats since she became the first LGBT person to speak before the country's parliament.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Schumer brands McConnell’s fiery speech to move on from Russia investigation as 'despicable' Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech to move on from the Russia controversy after Robert Mueller’s report as “despicable.”...
15:36, 05/08/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be dif...
16:48, 05/15/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banni...
03:36, 06/06/2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recen...
02:36, 05/24/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled studen...
15:48, 05/30/2019

On visit to New Zealand mosque, U.N. chief vows to combat growing hate speech United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a visit to a New Zealand mosque where dozens of worshi...
09:36, 05/14/2019

Madonna's anthemic new single "I Rise" samples Emma González's pro-gun control speech On Saturday, Madonna will receive the Advocate for Change Award at the GLAAD Media Awards. Ahead of the ceremony, the pop legend has shared a new single from her upcoming Madame X—called “I Rise,” it ...
20:12, 05/03/2019

What Was Going on With That Awkward The Real Housewives of New York City Speech? Sonja and Dorinda Explain It doesn't get much more awkward than what happened on The Real Housewives of New York City with Sonja Morgan, Dorinda Medley and Ramona Singer. The trio were at a charity function......
19:24, 05/09/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
07:12, 05/14/2019

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says 'I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time' “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of ...
20:48, 06/10/2019

Cardi B Is a Total Boss in Acceptance Speech at 2019 Billboard Music Awards Cardi B is here to slay, okurrr? The rapper is taking home the award for Best Rap Song at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards for her song, "I Like It" with J. Balvin and Bad Bunny,......
13:36, 05/02/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
19:00, 05/02/2019

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
09:24, 06/07/2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters....
10:12, 04/30/2019

West Point Graduates Most Diverse Class Ever, Ruins It With Mike Pence Speech If you’re like me, you wish your wife and loved ones would stop complaining about your ballooning weed budget. If you’re like me, you’ve likely also taken the time during a movie about some evil villa...
17:48, 05/26/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxp...
08:24, 05/13/2019

Dwyane Wade surprises Marjory Stoneman Douglas students with speech at graduation Dwyane Wade was a surprise commencement speaker at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2019 graduation on Sunday.        ...
16:48, 06/03/2019

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
02:24, 05/30/2019

Hillary Clinton's commencement speech a 'liberal love fest,' but not much of a surprise: Greg Gutfeld Did former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's commencement speech Wednesday deliver or did she do the crowd a disservice? "The Five" addressed the issue Thursday after Clinton condemned the Trump ad...
02:00, 05/31/2019

A high school valedictorian used a pint of strawberries to give a powerful speech about 'migrant culture' Polk County Public Schools/YouTube Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas, 18, used a pint of strawberries to deliver a captivating speech about "migrant culture" during the graduation ceremony at Mulberry High Scho...
00:48, 06/02/2019

YouTube will remove more white supremacist and hoax videos, a more aggressive stance on hate speech Youtube will remove false videos alleging that major events like the Holocaust didn’t happen, as well as a broad array of content by white supremacists and others in a move to more aggressively crack ...
22:48, 06/05/2019

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

2020 Democrat has speech shut down amid jeers from California liberals for questioning 'Medicare for all' SAN FRANCISCO — John Delaney's address at the California Democratic Convention Sunday was drowned out by jeers after he criticized "Medicare for all."...
00:48, 06/03/2019

Dallas valedictorian says high school cut her mic for naming police shooting victims in graduation speech A Dallas high school valedictorian has claimed that administrators turned off her microphone while she spoke at graduation Sunday after she listed the names of black teens killed in a series of police...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expre...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:24, 05/30/2019

Alex Trebek Stands With Pancreatic Cancer Survivors After Emotional Speech At Fundraising Walk (Kyle Espeleta) (TODAY) – “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek is finding the inspiration to beat his stage 4 pancreatic cancer diagnosis by meeting with other survivors. Trebek, 78, gave an...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Speech-impaired student fears he could lose driver’s license after bizarre traffic stop A speech-impaired college student might lose his driver’s license because he was slow to answer a Long Island cop’s questions during a bizarre traffic stop, the motorist’s parents charge....
22:48, 05/04/2019

Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s largest minority group. ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Ahead Of Delhi Vote, BJP Raises 1984 Memories, Tweets Rajiv Gandhi Speech Two days before voting in Delhi for the national election, the ruling BJP has tweeted a video of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The video posted on the BJP's official Twitter handle includes a clip of......
07:24, 05/10/2019

Prince Harry gave an adorable speech. Here's how other royal dads celebrated their babies A look at how royal dads celebrated their babies, whether with heartfelt speeches, thank you cards or celebratory polo matches.        ...
14:24, 05/07/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company&...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Amanda Knox sobs during speech on return to Italy, accuses media of building false story Amanda Knox broke down in tears during a criminal justice festival in Italy on Saturday as she accused the media of depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence....
17:00, 06/15/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians con...
19:36, 04/29/2019

West Ham captain Mark Noble reveals dressing-room speech which inspired historic win at Tottenham Things happen quickly in football. Look at Tottenham. A week ago they hadn't conceded a goal — let alone suffered a defeat — after four games in their magnificent new stadium....
11:12, 05/03/2019

Instagram user calls out Oprah for not paying off students’ debt after speech, Queen of Talk responds Oprah Winfrey responded Monday to an Instagram user who called out the billionaire mogul for not paying off student loans after her commencement speech at Colorado College, in an apparent comparison t...
09:48, 05/21/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking China hawks....
21:24, 05/30/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his stat...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
10:36, 05/26/2019

Iowa and Iowa State football team Twitter accounts suspended Both the Iowa and Iowa State football Twitter accounts were suspended on Saturday, showing messages that implied they had violated Twitter rules.        ...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Jeremy Corbyn says new Labour MP Lisa Forbes 'is not racist in any way' following calls for her to be suspended Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that the party's newest MP Lisa Forbes is "not a racist in any way" following calls for her to be suspended....
17:24, 06/08/2019

Blues' Oskar Sundqvist suspended one game by NHL for boarding Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk went to hospital for evaluation after he was hit from behind by St. Louis Blues' Oskar Sundqvist in Game 2.        ...
04:24, 05/31/2019

Fraternities suspended after document referencing 'rape attic' sparks protests at Swarthmore Dozens of students have been protesting Phi Psi fraternity after leaked documents revealed years of racist, homophobic and misogynist language.        ...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Dallas High School Cuts Off Valedictorian's Mic After She Mentions Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice in Graduation Speech Principal Temesghen Asmerom described it as a “technical difficulty” to the students, staff, and family members who had gathered together for the Emmett J. Conrad High School graduation in Dallas last...
19:12, 06/07/2019

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, more for ‘dangerous’ behavior and hate speech Facebook is also removing fan pages, and groups affiliated with these individuals: Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and others.        ...
00:12, 05/03/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
19:12, 05/20/2019

Dwyane Wade Surprises Students and Gives Powerful Speech at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Graduation Dwyane Wade surprised hundreds of graduating seniors and their families at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Sunday. The former Miami Heat star gave a powerful and......
05:48, 06/03/2019

MI5 probe into London Bridge attacker was 'suspended amid unprecedented threat level', inquest hears A counter-terrorism probe into London Bridge attacker Khuram Butt was suspended during the most alarming period MI5 has faced in nearly 30 years, an inquest has heard...
00:36, 06/13/2019

California high school newspaper runs story about student’s porn career after winning free speech battle A California high school student newspaper has published a feature story about a local 18-year-old’s fledgling career in the porn industry after winning a free speech battle against a group of distric...
20:48, 05/03/2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact c...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Emperor Naruhito of Japan: Akihito's successor vows to stay close to people in first speech after ascending the throne Japan's new Emperor Naruhito has pledged to devote himself to peace and staying close to the people in his first public speech after ascending the throne....
14:48, 05/01/2019

TfL Tube delays: travel chaos as Jubilee line part-suspended after 'fire alert' at Bond Street station Commuters travelling into central London are facing travel chaos this morning after a fire alert at Bond Street station left the Jubilee line part suspended....
17:12, 05/23/2019

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
16:12, 05/31/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government ...
20:24, 05/17/2019

Handsome 'podium guy' outshines Theresa May at resignation speech A handsome "podium guy" became an internet sensation after he turned up to test the microphone on the steps of Number 10 Downing Street ahead of Theresa May's resignation speech....
21:48, 05/24/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throug...
21:36, 06/05/2019

'Brexit Party' supporters tell British-Asian Labour MEP to go home during acceptance speech A newly-re-elected Labour MEP of British-Asian Sikh heritage was heckled by people telling her to "go home" during her acceptance speech in the West Midlands....
18:36, 05/27/2019

BYU valedictorian comes out in speech, stunning some family. 'Proud to be a gay son of God' Mormon valedictorian Matt Easton said four years ago he couldn't imagine coming out to the college. "And it is a victory for me in and of itself."        ...
21:36, 04/29/2019

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

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

ESPN's Bob Ley hopes to offer 'useful advice' in Seton Hall commencement speech The award-winning broadcaster and Class of 1976 alum has connected with students at his alma mater during his sabbatical from ESPN.        ...
17:12, 05/15/2019

Father Accused Of Shooting At Son SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A father has been arrested after investigators say he fired shots at his son. It happened Sunday in the 6500 block of Owenton Road in Stamping Ground. Investigators s...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder can be her own lawyer A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yujing Zhang was found to be competen...
11:24, 06/12/2019

MI5 accused of ‘extraordinary and persistent illegality’ Agency has been obtaining surveillance warrants based on false information, high court toldMI5 has lost control of its data storage operations and has been obtaining surveillance warrants on the basis...
18:12, 06/11/2019

12 times celebrities were accused of lip-syncing Getty Whether it's because they're sick or must do so for technical reasons, artists sometimes lip-sync during their performances. In many cases, it's not unusual for artists to sing over backing tra...
09:48, 05/12/2019

Lexington Man Accused Of Attacks On 2 Women LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police have arrested a Lexington man who is accused of attacking two women. Authorities say 34-year-old Lewis Jones is accused of attacking his live-in girlfriend two d...
16:24, 06/08/2019

TPD: Man accused of killing wife in custody TUCSON – A man is in custody after police found a woman’s body at a central Tucson home Wednesday night. According to Tucson Police Department, a woman in her 30’s was found dead from obvious signs of...
18:24, 05/16/2019

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'"...
07:48, 06/15/2019

Mom of accused Colorado school shooter: I don’t know why he did this The distraught mother of Colorado shooting suspect Devon Erickson told The Post on Wednesday that she doesn’t know why her son opened fire on his classmates. Stephanie Erickson, 56, whose son al...
21:00, 05/08/2019