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Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban

Activists accuse censors of ‘selective morality’ in nation where transgender women are widely acceptedThe banning of Rocketman, a biographic film about the life of musici...

Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban

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Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
12:36, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of its depictions of homosexuality.A...
17:12, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hypocrisy in cultural attidues towards the LGBT comm...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' banned in Samoa for depictions of homosexuality The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality.        ...
17:36, 06/11/2019

A letter to… my hypocritical father ‘We were never allowed our own meals or new toys – these would spoil us, you said’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou and my mother divorced when my sibling was two and I was a baby. You earned...
14:36, 08/03/2019

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
01:00, 06/01/2019

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06:12, 06/04/2019

Iran rejects Mike Pompeo’s offer to visit as a ‘hypocritical gesture’ TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has dismissed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s offer to visit and address the Iranian people as a “hypocritical gesture.” “You don’t need to come to I...
15:00, 07/31/2019

Samoa's 'third gender' delicately balances sex and religion Keyonce Lee Hang is busy finishing preparations for the to'ona'i, a traditional lunch served after Sunday church in Samoa, and attending to her elderly, bed-ridden grandmother....
16:12, 07/31/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggest...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Hypocritical Ohio law links nuke support to coal subsidies, cuts off renewables Enlarge / One of Ohio's nuclear power plants. (credit: Ohio State Senate) The incredibly low prices of new renewable and natural gas generators have made it difficult for some traditional generating...
22:36, 07/24/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges for using a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair whi...
00:12, 06/07/2019

| Samoa strike as ill-discipline proves costly for Tonga Samoa came from behind to beat a 13-man Tonga 25-17 Saturday in a match played in a greasy mudbath in Apia to open the Pacific Nations Cup tournament....
11:48, 07/27/2019

Wallabies v Samoa: Rugby World Cup warm-up – as it happened Australia win their final pre-World Cup hit-out, injury-freeAll Blacks thrash Tonga in warm-up 12.52pm BST Michael Cheika was asked at half-time what he thought of the performance, and he cut a pretty...
14:12, 09/07/2019

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American terri...
05:48, 05/12/2019

Wallabies ease past Samoa in Rugby World Cup warm-up Australia beat Samoa 34-15 after dominant first halfWallabies tune up for Rugby World Cup with six triesDavid Pocock made a successful return as the Wallabies bade farewell to Australia with a 34-15 v...
14:12, 09/07/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, ...
18:00, 05/12/2019

Samoa's tattooed rugby players to cover up at times in Japan Samoan rugby players will wear skin suits to cover their traditional tattoos during some training sessions at the World Cup in order not to offend their Japanese hosts....
17:24, 09/18/2019

Cyprus bishop says it’s hypocritical to mourn serial killer's child victims given country's abortion rate A Cypriot bishop recently condemned for controversial comments on homosexual men has said it is hypocritical to mourn the child victims of a convicted serial killer given the country’s high abortion r...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Google summit on climate change attended by stars in private jets, mega yachts slammed as 'hypocritical' Google's recent climate change conference – which was attended by Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, and other A-list stars – is being slammed as "hypocritical" by many. ...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Netball World Cup: England thrash Samoa after tears shed for Guscoth • England 90-24 Samoa• Hosts through but squad emotional for injured defenderThe England coach, Tracey Neville, praised her players for responding to the “heartbreaking” loss of Layla Guscoth to injur...
17:12, 07/14/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
08:00, 05/12/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
06:24, 05/13/2019

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
18:12, 08/22/2019

WWE Raw: Brock Lesnar destroys Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns battles Samoa Joe Universal Champion Brock Lesnar appeared to seriously injure Seth Rollins on Raw during a vicious assault that sent his SummerSlam opponent to the hospital....
19:00, 07/30/2019

Australia vs Samoa live stream: how to watch today's Rugby World Cup warm-up from anywhere With one hand on the Bledisloe Cup, Australia conspired to fluff their lines in their last match with a demoralising 36-0 defeat against the All Blacks in Auckland last month. And now that the Rugby W...
16:12, 09/07/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better le...
09:36, 05/09/2019

Thomas Markle slams Meghan Markle, Prince Harry as 'hypocritical,' begs to meet baby Archie Meghan Markle's estranged father is begging the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry to reconcile with him so he can meet his grandson — but he also slammed them for their alleged hypocrisy and dishones...
23:00, 09/01/2019

How to Rock the Rocketman Look IRL We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:36, 05/31/2019

A diminished ‘Godzilla’ still bests ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Ma’ NEW YORK (AP) — “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” was brought down to size at the weekend box office but was still easily No. 1, while the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” and the ...
21:36, 06/02/2019

The True Story Behind the Movie Rocketman Rocketman, a musical film about Elton John that arrives in theaters on Friday, looks a lot like a biopic: It traces John’s life from a shy child in London through his stratospheric rise and addi...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Rocketman review – Elton's sparkliest spectacle yet Taron Egerton is terrific as the singer, but the real star of this electric biopic is director Dexter Fletcher“When are you going to hug me?” That question echoes around Dexter Fletcher’s dazzling roc...
14:12, 05/26/2019

Elton John and ‘Rocketman’ touch down in Cannes CANNES, France (AP) — Elton John and his biopic “Rocketman” have landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where star Taron Egerton was moved to tears after the premiere. John executive produced...
01:24, 05/17/2019

Elton John: ‘There's no holds barred’ in ‘Rocketman’ Elton John, whose musical biopic "Rocketman" releases Friday, said it took decades for him to warm to the idea of a movie, and years more to make sure it was done honestly....
11:48, 05/31/2019

Review: A Glitter-Fueled Rocketman Blasts Off When you think about it, the rock’n’roll biopic is about as un-rock’n’roll as you can get, the ultimate in dancing about architecture. You have to sit still, mostly, through th...
01:48, 05/18/2019

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
22:12, 05/19/2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for 'Rocketman' Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
21:36, 05/16/2019

‘Rocketman’ review: A better biopic than ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Freddie Mercury may have had the better voice, but it’s Elton John who gets the better movie. “Rocketman,” director Dexter Fletcher’s trippy new biopic about the flamboyant rocker is braver, deeper an...
06:00, 05/23/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Spacey, Rocketman, US Box Office Groping case against actor Kevin Spacey returns to court; Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film; A diminished "Godzilla" still bests "Rocketman" and "Ma." (June 3)   ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

The Wonderful Mini Rocketman Concept Will Actually Become Real Join me, friends, on a brain-journey back to 2011, when, for one brief, magical moment, Mini seemed to remember that, oh yeah, we’re supposed to be making cool small cars. Minis have been growing and ...
17:24, 07/10/2019

Mini Rocketman resurrected as compact electric car Rocketman was initially revealed in 2011 Compact city car to be produced in China in a joint venture with Great Wall Motors Mini's parent company BMW has given the green light to a heavily reworked...
05:12, 07/10/2019

There's going to be very little of Elton John singing on the Rocketman soundtrack We’re less than a month out from the release of Elton John “biopic” Rocketman, which promises to tell a fantastic, R-rated version of the celebrated singer’s life. You’d be forgiven for assuming that ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Everything Rocketman Got Wrong About Elton John's Life Turning someone's life into a two-hour film is no easy feat. After all, lives are rarely lived in the neat, easy-to-track fashion that storytelling requires. They're messy,......
17:36, 06/05/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
01:48, 05/17/2019

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-lik...
20:24, 05/22/2019

Elton John refused to 'tone down' the sex and drugs in 'Rocketman' Elton John isn't shying away from his wild days. In fact, he said he pushed producers of "Rocketman" for an honest portrayal of his sex and cocaine-fueled days of the past....
19:24, 05/27/2019

Taron Egerton's 'Rocketman' prep involved a lot of questions Taron Egerton, the 29-year-old British actor who gained notoriety in films like "The Smoke" and the "Kingsman" franchise, has taken on the role of a lifetime playing music icon Elton John in the biopi...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a screening in Russia....
11:36, 06/02/2019

Dexter Fletcher might launch himself from Rocketman to Sherlock Holmes 3 Four (or five, if you want to get real about it) films into his career as a director, Dexter Fletcher is starting to establish himself as a guy who gets shit done. Need someone to direct the last thre...
07:12, 07/12/2019

Taron Egerton, Richard Madden and More Dazzle at Rocketman NYC Premiere Elton John is known for his stunning styles and flare for the dramatic. So, it's safe to say that the bar was set high for all the stars attending the Rocketman premiere in New York......
04:24, 05/30/2019

Elton John still standing at Cannes premiere of biopic Rocketman Impeccably dressed as ever, the veteran singer was the star attraction on the Croisette, despite struggling with a limpIt was a case of goodbye yellow brick road, hello Cannes red carpet as Elton John...
21:12, 05/16/2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling 'Rocketman' premiere Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
01:12, 05/17/2019

Rocketman review – Elton John biopic that's better at the tiaras than the tantrums Taron Egerton does a good impression of the flamboyant musician in this sucrose treatment, a by-the-numbers approach authorised by Elton himselfDexter Fletcher’s rousingly good natured Rocketman is th...
00:24, 05/17/2019

The Elton John biopic Rocketman works best when it remembers to be a musical Would it be giving Rocketman too much credit to assume that the filmmakers behind this Elton John biopic (who include executive producer Elton John) are at least faintly aware of their film’s hoarines...
08:48, 05/20/2019

Elton John slams Russian censorship of 'Rocketman' gay sex scenes Elton John has hit out at Russian film distributors for editing out gay sex scenes from his biopic "Rocketman," adding that it was a "sad reflection of the divided world we still live in."...
16:00, 06/03/2019

‘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

Rocketman Lashley defies low ranking to grab lead in Detroit Nate Lashley defied his lowly world ranking and made the most of his late addition to the Rocket Mortgage Classic field as he grabbed a one-shot lead after the first round at the Detroit Golf Club on ...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Elton John slams Russian cuts to 'Rocketman' gay scenes Elton John on Friday criticized Russia's reported censorship of gay sex scenes in the new movie musical based on his life, "Rocketman," calling the decision "cruelly unaccepting of the love between t...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesTaron Egerton, the star of the Elton John biopic, Rocketman, has said he was dismayed that gay scenes had been cut f...
15:36, 06/01/2019

Russia cuts Rocketman scenes citing 'homosexual propaganda' law Elton John biopic’s gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer’s sexualityA Russian media company has reportedly cut all scenes featuring gay sex and men kissing from the Elt...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Music producer Giles Martin on bringing Rocketman's sound to life When you’re making a movie about Elton John, it’s paramount that you get Elton John’s songs right. For Rocketman, that was Giles Martin’s job, both in terms of arrangements and recording. The produce...
03:24, 08/30/2019

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“F...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stel...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Rocketman costume designer Julian Day on sequins, crystals, and Elton John You can’t make a movie about Elton John without a bunch of great costumes. As Rocketman’s costume designer, Julian Day was responsible for every sequined onesie, well-placed feather, and wacky pair of...
18:36, 08/27/2019

We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddy Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman It’s all been leading to this. The cinematic universe. The reliance on a sustainable brand, one with the synergistic potential to unfold across multiple modes of storytelling, branding, and promotion....
06:12, 06/12/2019

Rocketman director Dexter Fletcher on gay rights, Elton John's WhatsApp When Dexter Fletcher set out to direct Rocketman, he was no stranger to ‘70s rock star biopics: He’d previously directed Bohemian Rhapsody, after all. But unlike that film, which was mostly grounded i...
22:36, 08/26/2019

'Rocketman' spins jukebox version of Elton John's bohemian life "Taron Egerton is Elton John," say the billboards for "Rocketman," and that's not hyperbole. Egerton's electric performance as the famed rock star drives this jukebox musical, which imaginatively uses...
02:24, 05/30/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' previews in Russia with cuts to gay scenes Russians are unlikely to see a movie biography of British singer Elton John in its entirety when it is released this week. Media are reporting that scenes involving gay sex and drug-taking will have b...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Elton John got a birthday gift from ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton Get an eyeful of this. Of all the over-the-top costumes that Taron Egerton rocked as Elton John in the new movie musical “Rocketman,” which opened Friday, there was one item that the actor kept to giv...
23:24, 06/04/2019

Russia slammed for censoring gay sex scenes from Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes in it depicting homosexual activity and drug use....
17:36, 06/02/2019

Putin calls Elton John a ‘musical genius’ despite censoring ‘Rocketman’ Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed he’s a big fan of Elton John’s music – but defended his country’s censorship of the singer’s new biopic. Speaking after the clos...
22:12, 06/30/2019

Elton John performs with ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton at Cannes premiere The biopic has landed. “Rocketman” premiered Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival — and Elton John performed an emotional duet with the actor who channels him onscreen to celebrate the occ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. Tha...
23:12, 05/16/2019

As Rocketman rockets into theaters, Leto offers a more modest rock-musical biopic Elton John isn’t the only rock star getting the biopic treatment this weekend. Friday also brings a movie on another musical icon, albeit one largely unfamiliar to the American masses: Viktor Tsoi, fr...
03:48, 05/31/2019

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
12:24, 05/31/2019

Taron Egerton Shares the Hardest Part About Transforming Into Elton John in Rocketman Taron Egerton explains he made a huge, erm, "sacrifice" when he transformed into Elton John. Starring in Rocketman, a musical rendition about the legendary singer's......
04:24, 05/30/2019

Elton John, Rocketman filmmakers condemn depressingly predictable Russian censorship We ended up not being especially hot on Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John biopic Rocketman, a film that came in less euphorically bizarre than its quite excellent trailer might have led one to believe (or ...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sass...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Proud dad Elton John keeps sending Taron Egerton positive Rocketman reviews With the Elton John biopic Rocketman releasing this week, Hollywood doppelgänger Taron Egerton has been hitting the promo circuit to talk about both the experience of playing John in a film and the we...
19:12, 05/29/2019

Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton's fury at Russian removal of gay scenes Sir Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton have condemned the decision by a Russian film company to cut gay sex scenes from new biopic Rocketman....
13:48, 06/01/2019

Elton John slams 'Rocketman' sex, drug scene deletions in Russia Elton John and filmmakers say they were unaware that five minutes of sex and drug scenes would be cut from the film in Russia.        ...
02:48, 06/01/2019

'Rocketman': Elton John, Bernie Taupin meet Doug Weston at the Troubadour Elton John and Bernie Taupin meet Doug Weston at the Troubadour to play a concert which would launch John's career.        ...
11:24, 08/28/2019

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back. The film stars Taron Egerton as the p...
01:36, 05/17/2019

Fashion Watch: 'Rocketman' lands in Cannes Elton John brought sparkle to his tuxedo at Cannes 2019 but it was Deepika Padukone who turned up the style volume to 11. Priyanka Chopra eluded Hollywood glamour and Bella Hadid brought ruffles to th...
15:48, 05/17/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton shoots for the moon playing Elton John in bold new musical Taron Egerton is on a high pressure but exhilarating ride as he prepares to show the world his audacious, R-rated Elton John musical 'Rocketman.'        ...
18:00, 05/28/2019

'Rocketman' hurts: Playing Elton John required falling down stairs, singing underwater Taron Egerton paid his dues playing a struggling Elton John in 'Rocketman.' That's really him falling down stairs and even trying to sing underwater.       &#...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Even Elton John's rooster codpiece had sequins: How his 'Rocketman' costumes steal the movie Any movie depicting Elton John is going to need spectacular stage outfits. Here's how the musical "Rocketman" even amped up John's flamboyant style.        ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Review: Taron Egerton's spot-on Elton John hits all the right notes in groovy 'Rocketman' Taron Egerton won't go breaking your heart: His great take on rock icon Elton John fuels the fantastical numbers of new jukebox musical 'Rocketman.'       ...
19:36, 05/28/2019

'Rocketman': That really was Tate Donovan (in a wig) as Troubadour's Doug Weston Tate Donovan starred as club owner Doug Weston in "Rocketman," but he was unrecognizable in character and wig. Here's proof.        ...
06:12, 08/29/2019

'Rocketman': Yes, that really was Tate Donovan (in a wig) as Troubadour's Doug Weston Tate Donovan starred as club owner Doug Weston in "Rocketman," but he was unrecognizable in character and wig. Here's proof.        ...
14:36, 08/28/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton is 'at peace' as R-rated Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton shows off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

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

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

Jay-Z and NFL stage first concert despite Kaepernick backlash Rapper criticised for league deal after it shunned ex-49ers player for kneeling protestThe first musical event to come from a partnership between Jay-Z and the NFL was staged in Chicago on Thursday, w...
20:24, 09/06/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton says he's 'at peace, proud' as Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton prepares to show off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
05:36, 05/16/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton says he's 'at peace' as Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton prepares to show off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
08:00, 05/16/2019

Anti-immigration billboards across Canada taken down after backlash Anti-immigrant ads on billboards across Canada are being taken down after a public outcry and multiple petitions against them, the company that owns the billboards said....
23:48, 08/26/2019

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

Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
00:36, 08/29/2019

UK Parliament suspension sparks furious backlash More than a million people sign a petition against the PM's plan as opposition builds, but the government insists there will still be time to debate Brexit....
03:00, 08/29/2019

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

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

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

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

Deepfake Chinese App Zao Faces Privacy Backlash A Chinese-made app that lets users morph themselves almost seamlessly into scenes from iconic movies and TV shows using a single selfie is fanning fears about data privacy and identity theft....
17:24, 09/03/2019

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

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However, in Europe, Team USA players are receiving heavy c...
07:24, 07/05/2019

Equinox responds to Trump fundraiser backlash Equinox is further distancing itself from Stephen Ross, an investor in the luxury gym chain who sparked backlash from some members after hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump....
00:36, 08/16/2019

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

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

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the south...
17:00, 06/19/2019

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion backlash Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all ...
08:36, 06/18/2019

'Rocketman' scene: Extended version of 'Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting' The home release of "Rocketman" features a jubilant, extended version of "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting."        ...
00:24, 08/04/2019

'Rocketman' missing scene reveals there was more to Elton John's 'Saturday Night's Alright' number There was much more to Elton John's infectious "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting" number in "Rocketman." We reveal the missing bumper car action.        ...
00:24, 08/04/2019

Austin plan to allow homeless camps faces backlash Austin officials are facing a major backlash after a vote that would permit the city's homeless population to sleep or camp in any public area -- with few exceptions, such as City Hall....
21:00, 07/02/2019

New Chinese 'deepfake' face app backpedals after privacy backlash A new Chinese app that lets people swap faces with celebrities is updating its policies after a backlash from users concerned about their privacy and how its convincing fake image technology could be ...
06:24, 09/04/2019

Kim Kardashian West faces backlash over Kimono shapewear NEW YORK (AP) — Kim Kardashian West has received backlash on social media from people who object to what they say is appropriation of the traditional Japanese kimono in the name of her upcoming shapew...
00:36, 06/27/2019

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy show Tonight with Vladimir Putin premiered on Sunday n...
23:36, 06/24/2019

Tech Backlash Frays Cozy Ties to Washington Political attacks on Facebook and other tech giants are complicating the expansion strategies of online platforms whose dominance was made possible in part by a Washington consensus backing rules desi...
12:48, 07/26/2019

IKEA apologizes for dish after cultural appropriation backlash IKEA’s new jerk chicken with rice and peas has been slammed after the warehouse chain made the traditional Caribbean dish using the wrong ingredients. The Swedish-based retailer recently added the jer...
14:01, 09/17/2019

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

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

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

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

Sean Spicer brushes off 'DWTS' backlash: 'I've been living this for a while' Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed backlash to his participation on 'Dancing With the Stars' after Monday's season opener.        ...
14:48, 09/17/2019

China's Thirst for Water Stirs Backlash Overseas A growing number of Chinese businesses are investing in plants abroad to extract and bottle water for China’s expanding market, sparking protests and court actions in New Zealand, Australia and elsewh...
15:12, 09/05/2019

Fat-shaming plates yanked from Macy’s after online backlash Pass the salt, these dinner plates are pretty tasteless. Macy’s yanked a series of dishes that feature arbitrary “portion control” circles from their Herald Square location on Sunday after social medi...
23:00, 07/22/2019

McGrath now says she would've opposed Kavanaugh after left-wing backlash Amy McGrath now says she would not have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after all -- just hours after she indicated that she "probably" would have, causing a fierce backlash from...
09:24, 07/11/2019

Schools face backlash for not reporting threats to parents RALEIGH, N.C. — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not p...
23:12, 09/09/2019

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

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

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

‘Day of the Dead’ Barbie sparks ‘cultural appropriation’ backlash This Day of the Dead Barbie can die at any time, according to social justice warriors. Mattel’s just announced the Día de los Muertos Barbie doll is set to hit shelves Thursday at Target, Walmar...
17:48, 09/10/2019

Amazon will change its rules for third-party sellers following backlash Amazon doesn't have a shining reputation when it comes to the way it handles its third-party sellers. Merchants have reported restrictions on where they can sell, being kicked off the site for no...
13:36, 07/17/2019

Big Tech Backlash: Google Under Antitrust Probe By 50 US States The backlash against Big Tech moved into a new phase on Monday as officials from nearly all US states announced an antitrust investigation into the dominance of internet giant Google....
20:36, 09/10/2019

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no ret...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Dennis slams Tour de France withdrawal ‘backlash’ "Rohan Dennis believes his withdrawal from the Tour de France mid-stage has been “blown out of proportion”, with the Australian criticising those on social media for contacting his wife."...
01:00, 09/11/2019

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

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

HBO addresses 'Game of Thrones' backlash, prequel in the works The first episode of a possible prequel series to HBO's global hit "Game of Thrones" has completed filming in Belfast, a network executive said on Wednesday....
01:36, 07/25/2019

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

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

NBC’s Universal Pictures plans to release ‘The Hunt’ despite backlash NBC Universal still plans to release the controversial movie “The Hunt” as scheduled on September 27 despite significant backlash over the film that depicts privileged vacationers hunting “deplorables...
06:24, 08/09/2019

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

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

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

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

UN postpones anti-torture conference in Cairo after backlash Human rights campaigners criticised ‘whitewashing’ of Egyptian government’s abusesThe UN has postponed an anti-torture conference due to take place in Cairo, following an outcry from human rights acti...
19:00, 08/20/2019

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
08:12, 08/23/2019

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

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

WeWork adds woman to its board in face of backlash WeWork owner The We Company said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word “We...
20:24, 09/04/2019

WeWork adds woman to its board after backlash ahead of IPO WeWork owner, The We Company, said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million (4.8 million) payment to its chief executive for use of the trad...
18:01, 09/04/2019

U.S.'s Move to Open Trails to E-Bikes Prompts Backlash A coalition of outdoors groups say they plan to try to block a new directive that allows electronic bicycles to use trails in national parks and other public lands long reserved for nonmotorized trave...
16:36, 08/31/2019

Kim Kardashian reveals name of new shapewear line following Kimono backlash Kim Kardashian West's shapewear line Kimono is no more. The new name, changed amid outcry over cultural appropriation, is SKIMS Solutionwear.        ...
08:12, 08/27/2019

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

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

Citizenship Change Will Affect a Handful, but the Backlash Is Fierce Agency officials sought to clarify that the change was unrelated to speculation that the administration would try to revoke birthright citizenship for certain families....
01:48, 08/30/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

NCAA amends 'Rich Paul Rule' amid backlash The NCAA amended its week-old certification process for agents representing pro-bound basketball players amid backlash over its bachelor's degree requirement....
04:00, 08/13/2019

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike....
01:48, 08/21/2019

New York Times changes front-page Trump headline after backlash Original headline read ‘Trump urges unity vs racism’ – prompting accusations that newspaper was feeding president’s narrativeThe New York Times was forced to change its front-page headline for Tuesday...
00:48, 08/07/2019

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read More...
16:12, 07/10/2019

The Great Immigration Experiment: Can a Country Let People in Without Stirring Backlash? One of the world’s most closed countries, Japan, is trying to attract workers for jobs ranging from apple picking to airport baggage handling. To do that, it is imposing strict rules in an effort to h...
17:36, 09/11/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turf AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix’s first Arabic original series has sparked a conservative backlash on its home turf of Jordan. In a Netflix statement, the show’s writer Bassel Ghandour had ha...
18:24, 06/19/2019

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case....
14:24, 07/08/2019

Germany’s biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhe...
23:00, 06/25/2019

| WATCH | India bans e-cigarettes due to worldwide vaping backlash India has announced a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco....
06:24, 09/19/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows Ban follows vaping-related deaths in US, with punishment including up to a year in prisonIndia has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology pro...
19:24, 09/18/2019

China waits out Hong Kong protests, but backlash looms China’s international image has suffered from its mass incarceration of members of its Uighur Muslim minority and aggressive moves in the foreign policy sphere....
04:48, 08/10/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tay...
21:36, 08/09/2019

Irish greyhound racing faces backlash over killing of dogs TV documentary reveals that thousands of dogs are culled each year for being too slowGreyhound racing in Ireland is facing a backlash after a TV documentary reported that thousands of dogs are culled ...
18:00, 07/03/2019

| China risk backlash with Brazilian Elkeson set for World Cup campaign Brazilian striker Elkeson is set to be called up to Marcello Lippi's squad for China's World Cup qualifiers in what would be a landmark moment for football in the country....
20:24, 08/05/2019

Drake's new Beatles tattoo stirs backlash from Fab Four fans Beatles fans are not loving Drake's tattoo featuring the rapper as the fifth member of the British band on Abbey Road.        ...
02:36, 08/14/2019

McConnell campaign’s tweet of tombstone with opponent’s name draws backlash Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign is under fire for sharing a photo of a tombstone bearing a left-leaning opponent’s name. The campaign’s tweet on Saturday featured a...
21:36, 08/06/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to sho...
22:36, 07/09/2019

Johnny Depp says there was no 'dishonorable' intent after Dior perfume ad backlash Movie star Johnny Depp defended his role in an ad campaign for Parfums Christian Dior's "Sauvage" perfume after it was accused of cultural appropriation....
17:01, 09/10/2019

Apple Tightens Privacy Rules on Siri Recordings After Backlash Apple said it would no longer automatically retain audio recordings of customers’ interactions with its voice assistant, the latest move by a tech company trying to ease privacy concerns....
23:24, 08/28/2019

Trump to visit El Paso and Dayton despite backlash from local officials El Paso congresswoman warns Trump is not welcome as Dayton mayor encourages protestsDonald Trump is likely to receive a cool reception, at best, when he touches down in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, t...
10:00, 08/07/2019

Tim Ryan brushes off national-anthem backlash: 'I love this country as much as anybody else' Democratic presidential contender Tim Ryan brushed off criticism he received Tuesday after being the only candidate onstage who did not place a hand over his heart during the national anthem, saying h...
10:36, 07/31/2019

Brexit backlash begins as Scottish Tory leader quits Boris Johnson is facing a Brexit backlash after suspending parliament, with the fightback starting with the Tories' Scottish leader Ruth Davidson poised to explain her shock resignation....
07:24, 08/29/2019

China's Thirst for Bottled Water Stirs Backlash Overseas A growing number of Chinese businesses are investing in plants abroad to extract and bottle water for China’s expanding market, sparking protests and court actions in New Zealand, Australia and elsewh...
13:36, 09/05/2019

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Growing Backlash The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
13:00, 08/29/2019

Cadbury facing backlash over new chocolate bar meant to promote diversity The British confectionery giant Cadbury has been facing some backlash on social media for a new candy bar that it introduced in India, which features four types of chocolate — dark, blended, mil...
09:24, 08/30/2019

UK, EU ramp up Brexit talks as Parliament suspension backlash grows Boris Johnson said the UK and EU need to "step up the tempo" with bi-weekly Brexit talks. While Johnson tries to quickly renegotiate a divorce deal, his plans to suspend Parliament are being challenge...
12:36, 08/30/2019

Ariana Grande Apologizes After Backlash Over Her JonBenét Ramsey Joke Ariana Grande is saying sorry. The star came under fire online after fans took notice of a joke she made involving JonBenét Ramsey, the late child beauty queen whose murder at 6......
21:48, 07/29/2019

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
05:36, 07/19/2019

Dakota Fanning clarifies the casting in new refugee movie after backlash Dakota Fanning's character in "Sweetness in the Belly" gets caught up in Ethiopia's civil war and is sent to England, a place she has never been to.        ...
02:24, 09/06/2019

‘Doors off’ helicopter flights for dogs canceled amid backlash An embattled helicopter-tour company announced Monday that it would no longer let passengers bring their dogs on its controversial, “doors off” flights. The move came just hours after a fr...
01:12, 09/10/2019

Nagy defends Bears' kicker search amid backlash Bears coach Matt Nagy defended how his team has conducted its search for a kicker after several of those who auditioned for the team criticized the process to Sports Illustrated....
01:48, 08/22/2019

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and adverti...
01:24, 07/11/2019

Takuma Sato breaks down the Pocono crash and the backlash he faced after "Unfortunately in the world right now, with social media, people have instant reactions. They make decisions without information. That’s what happened."        ...
22:36, 08/23/2019

Drew Brees' former teammate comes to his defense over backlash from Bible video Veteran NFL tight end Benjamin Watson said Monday the backlash his former teammate Drew Brees received for his involvement with a Christian group was unfair....
21:48, 09/09/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
18:00, 08/16/2019

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs o...
05:24, 08/02/2019

South African Riots Over ‘Xenophobia’ Prompt Backlash Across Africa After rioters in Johannesburg targeted immigrants from other African countries, South Africa has been hit with boycotts and cancellations of soccer games and concerts....
02:48, 09/06/2019

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand's Christchurch sparks backlash: media New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store ...
08:36, 07/17/2019

Meghan Markle Faces Backlash Over Collaboration With Vogue Magazine The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, who recently collaborated with British Vogue to unveil the September issue of the magazine, is still facing criticism....
22:36, 07/30/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronting an elderly woman who was protesting outside a Pl...
01:36, 05/08/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alyssa Milano faces backlash for supporting a Marianne Williamson fundraiser: ‘I know. I know.’ The "Charmed" actress defended her decision to help raise money for the controversial Democratic candidate, saying Williamson is addressing the "soulful ache of the nation."...
08:00, 07/18/2019

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

Walter Mosley quit 'Star Trek: Discovery' over N-word backlash Writer Walter Mosley quit “Star Trek: Discovery” in disgust after getting a formal complaint about him using the N-word in the writer’s room, according to new reports....
23:36, 09/08/2019

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

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

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
08:24, 07/18/2019

Biofuel plan faces fresh backlash from U.S. agricultural trade groups U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans th...
12:12, 09/07/2019

Cosmetic surgery billboard faces backlash over ‘disgusting’ body shaming A Philadelphia billboard featuring a scantily clad woman with the phrase "Keep our beaches beautiful" has sparked outcry this week for what some see as body shaming....
19:24, 07/18/2019

HBO Addresses Game of Thrones Season 8 Backlash, Prequel Filming Status The Game of Thrones prequel series has finished production on its pilot episode and is now being edited, HBO's president of programming Casey Bloys said. He also touched upon the backlash to and fan.....
07:48, 07/25/2019

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

Game of Thrones Cast Talks Season 8 Backlash, Petition, More at Comic-Con Game of Thrones cast members Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Conleth Hill, John Bradley, Liam Cunningham, and Jacob Anderson showed up at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on......
05:00, 07/20/2019

HBO Boss Casey Bloys on Big Little Lies Controversy and Game of Thrones Backlash Everything is great in HBO land. There may have been a fan petition to reshoot the final season of Game of Thrones and reports circulating that Big Little Lies' second season had......
06:12, 07/25/2019

Why Meghan Markle Couldn't Escape Backlash With Her British Vogue Collaboration It was meant to be a moment of celebration. When the British Vogue and the Duchess of Sussex herself, Meghan Markle, unveiled their historic collaboration on the September 2019......
02:36, 07/30/2019

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

Apple announces sweeping changes to its Siri review process following privacy backlash Apple got into a bit of hot water earlier this month amidst reports that the company was using contractors to review audio recordings of Siri commands from users. While the goal was simply to improve ...
17:48, 08/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro may drop plans to make son US ambassador amid backlash Far-right president faced possible roadblock in senate after report pointed to nepotismBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has signalled he may abandon controversial plans to make his son am...
05:00, 08/21/2019

'He's not welcome here': Trump faces backlash over Ohio and Texas visits – video report Donald Trump will receive a frosty reception when he arrives in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday afternoon, three days after the cities were struck by mass shootings. A gunman who invoke...
00:48, 08/09/2019

After Massive Backlash, New York Times Amends Headline On Donald Trump The New York Times weathered intense backlash Monday night for its front-page headline about President Trump's response to the pair of mass shootings that read: "TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM."...
14:00, 08/07/2019

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

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

IPO hopeful WeWork adds woman to board, CEO returns $5.9 million, after backlash WeWork owner The We Company took some steps on Wednesday to burnish its appeal to investors ahead of its initial public offering by adding a woman, Frances Frei, to its all-male board and announcing t...
18:48, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 3-IPO hopeful WeWork adds woman to board, CEO returns $5.9 mln, after backlash WeWork owner The We Company took some steps on Wednesday to burnish its appeal to investors ahead of its initial public offering by adding a woman, Frances Frei, to its all-male board and announcing t...
18:24, 09/04/2019

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
12:12, 08/23/2019

Ooblets Is Epic Exclusive, Developer Puts Expected Backlash In Perspective Ooblets is one of those games that just oozes effortless charm. It’s not even out yet, but the gooey, chewy mash up of Animal Crossing, Harvest Moon, and Pokémon has already earned its fair share of s...
09:24, 08/02/2019

New York Times amends front-page headline after intense backlash Facing intense criticism, the New York Times changed a front-page headline about President Trump’s response to the back-to-back mass shootings that claimed 31 lives in Texas and Ohio. “TRUMP URGES UNI...
22:24, 08/06/2019

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

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

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

NFL reporter receives backlash over joke about smashing child's participation trophy NFL reporter Albert Breer created a firestorm on social media Monday after he joked about smashing his child’s participation trophy that they received playing baseball....
15:48, 06/19/2019

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

High-school swimmer disqualified over 'modesty rule' reinstated after backlash Referee ruled swimsuit exposed too much of student’s buttocksAlaskan schools district says decision was ‘heavy handed’The decision to disqualify an Alaskan high school swimmer for wearing a swimsuit t...
07:00, 09/12/2019

Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G's ads are getting political. Will that draw a backlash? In this hyperpartisan and politically tribal world, is the Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G risking turning off consumers with social messaging?       ...
21:12, 09/12/2019

PewDiePie rescinds donation pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash YouTube star PewDiePie pledged to donate to an anti-hate group following criticism for peddling anti-Semitic content – then decided to pull his donation after backlash from his fans. PewDiePie, whose ...
21:48, 09/12/2019

YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash Vlogger embraced by far right apologizes for planned donation to Anti-Defamation League, after fans claim conspiracyThe popular YouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg has withdrawn a $50,000 pledge to a...
01:00, 09/13/2019

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

White House Slams Backlash Over Melania's Coat In 9/11 Image: Report A White House spokesperson has fired back after social media users criticized US First Lady Melania Trump over a coat she wore in a 9/11 tribute image, because they claimed the stitching on the back.....
12:48, 09/13/2019

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

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, to join HUD Blankenstein, a policy director at the CFPB responsible for enforcing the country’s fair lending laws, had been operating under a cloud at the CFPB since September, when The Washington Post reported o...
21:24, 06/20/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global backlash at vaping gathers pace India banned the sale of electronic cigarettes on Wednesday and warned of an "epidemic" among young people, in the latest and potentially biggest move against vaping globally over growing health conce...
15:48, 09/18/2019

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calli...
19:48, 07/01/2019

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

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

Devs restore Modern Warfare’s mini-map after two days of beta backlash Enlarge / How am I supposed to see around that tank like I have X-ray vision without my mini-map? After years of annualized releases, you might think the basic elements of Call of Duty—like the use...
17:48, 09/16/2019

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting rights being reinstated in the Council of Europe....
04:12, 06/28/2019

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title role of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Me...
22:36, 07/09/2019

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black ...
01:12, 07/10/2019

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

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of th...
08:36, 06/18/2019

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

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
01:48, 06/19/2019

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

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme C...
04:24, 07/11/2019

World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Warns Pakistan Teammates Of Backlash At Home Pakistani cricketers are facing strong criticism from both fans and former players after the 89-run defeat to India in the marquee World Cup clash on Sunday....
12:00, 06/18/2019

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

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pled...
22:12, 07/16/2019

Justin Trudeau says he'll ban assault rifles amid backlash to blackface controversy The Canadian Liberal Party's push comes at the same time the American Democratic Party is splintered over a similar proposal.        ...
03:36, 09/21/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
07:48, 06/19/2019

'Godzilla' crushes competitors with $49M, but Elton John's 'Rocketman,' 'Ma' found their fans The new 'Godzilla' underperformed, opening with half the $93 million debut of the 2014 predecessor. Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' fell to second.     ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

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

South Korean imports of Japanese beer nearly halve amid consumer backlash Japan shipped $4.3 million worth of beer to South Korea in July, down from $6.6 million a year earlier and $7.9 million in June, according to preliminary customs office data....
09:12, 08/07/2019

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

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

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash: ‘Lungs of the Earth Are in Flames’ The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
03:01, 08/23/2019

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

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

Joaquin Castro facing backlash from all sides for posting Trump donor information Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro is facing a mounting backlash -- and not just from Republicans -- for posting the names and employers of dozens of Trump campaign donors in the San Antonio area, even as...
19:36, 08/07/2019

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

South African education official apologizes after backlash over ‘sexy reading’ tweets A South African education official has apologized to “sensitive viewers” he may have offended after posting images of scantily clad women in an effort to promote reading....
18:36, 08/15/2019

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

Kirstjen Nielsen cancels Atlantic Festival appearance after backlash from the left: reports "Cancel culture" appears to have claimed another victim. Former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is no longer scheduled to participate in a three-day festival hosted by The Atlantic next w...
20:24, 09/21/2019

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

Neymar backlash from PSG fans to be expected, says Thomas Tuchel, as Barcelona push for transfer Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel said he can understand fans' frustration at Neymar as the Ligue 1 side started their title defence without the Barcelona transfer target....
00:24, 08/13/2019

Netflix Defends Prank Show Starring Stranger Things Actor Following Backlash Netflix has defended its newly announced prank show, Prank Encounters, following criticism that the program is taking unfair (and unfunny) advantage of people who were looking for jobs. A Netflix spok...
21:12, 06/19/2019

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

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
07:24, 06/20/2019

Clothing brand Hush sees rapid growth in backlash against fast fashion UK brand whose sales jumped 35% last year says it appeals to women not driven by trendsPrettyLittleThing and Missguided have hit the big time selling £5 dresses and £1 bikinis to the youth market but ...
16:12, 08/25/2019

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

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

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson resigns amid Brexit backlash Scottish Conservative Party member Ruth Davidson, who had been at odds recently with party members and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced her resignation Thursday....
23:48, 08/29/2019

Model lies about being transgender after receiving backlash for anti-trans comments: report A fashion model who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online says she’s now “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
17:00, 07/31/2019

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser, saying he likes to “engage directly and supp...
06:24, 08/08/2019

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

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

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

Dakota Fanning responds to casting backlash over Muslim role in new refugee movie After her movie role as a Muslim raised in Africa sparked a social media firestorm, Dakota Fanning is now speaking out on the casting controversy.        ...
02:24, 09/06/2019

Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot. Last week, debates were sparked online after......
23:36, 07/10/2019

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

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special obse...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Trump, after tweet backlash, hits Dems 'sticking up for' people bad-mouthing America After triggering backlash over tweets urging progressive congresswomen to go back to their "broken and crime infested" home countries, President Trump appeared unbowed Sunday night, suggesting it was ...
06:12, 07/15/2019

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

Daylesford cries fowl: locals warn of Instagram backlash if geese relocated Council in Victorian town to vote whether to re-home birds popular on social media, following reports of ‘intimidating’ behaviour A plan to relocate a flock of domestic geese in the Victorian tourist ...
08:36, 07/16/2019

Tristan Thompson Addresses ''Wrong Doings'' and Defends Khloe Kardashian From ''Backlash'' Tristan Thompson is setting the record straight for the final time. In heated tweets from Wednesday, the NBA star addresses whether or not he was in a relationship with ex-girlfriend......
04:36, 08/01/2019

Don Lemon doubles down despite backlash from Trump, calls president's remarks racist CNN’s Don Lemon did not back down despite criticism from President Trump, twice labeling his remarks as racist while moderating Wednesday's debate.        ...
16:36, 08/01/2019

Michigan church, Islamophobic pastor cancel anti-Muslim 9/11 event after backlash Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church's two-day event was to begin on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Politicians pushed for its cancellation.        ...
01:48, 09/11/2019

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

Ecuador's crackdown on wildcatting at Australian mogul's mining lease faces backlash Ecuador's market-friendly President Lenin Moreno is cracking down on illegal gold miners, who are increasingly encroaching on formal mines, but keeping them away from an Australian billionaire's conce...
14:00, 08/05/2019

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

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

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President Joe Biden grapples with the furor over his comments...
01:12, 06/22/2019

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
23:48, 07/01/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
18:48, 06/28/2019

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

Turkey Vows to Tackle Violence After Woman’s Killing Sparks Social Media Backlash Turkey’s ruling party has vowed to tackle violence against women and children after the brutal killing of a woman in front of her 10-year-old daughter appalled the country....
01:24, 08/24/2019

Andrew Yang responds to backlash over forgiving new 'SNL' member Shane Gillis for racial slur Andrew Yang responded to backlash against his call to forgive Shane Gillis, a new "Saturday Night Live" player under fire for using a racial slur.        ...
21:00, 09/16/2019

SNL's New Cast Member Shane Gillis Responds to Backlash Over Racial Slurs in Resurfaced Video Saturday Night Live's newest comedian Shane Gillis is making waves well before the show kicks off. Hours after the NBC late show announced its newest cast members on Thursday, a 2018......
16:48, 09/13/2019

Coast Guard rear admiral defends Trump from storm of backlash after Alabama forecast A rear admiral in the Coast Guard who briefed President Trump on Hurricane Dorian is defending the commander in chief amid backlash for his claims that the storm might hit Alabama....
07:36, 09/06/2019

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

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

Dallas Cowboys' DeMarcus Lawrence responds to backlash over snubbing young New York Giants fan Dallas Cowboys star DeMarcus Lawrence defended himself after a video surfaced of him rebuffing a child for an autograph because the kid was wearing a New York Giants jersey....
16:24, 09/11/2019

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

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

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

Dutch blackface holiday characters to get ‘sooty faces’ amid public backlash: report A Netherlands’ Christmastime parade that for years featured white people wearing blackface makeup is doing away with that tradition after public backlash and, at times, violent protests.  ...
03:24, 09/19/2019

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

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

Burger franchise founded in Israel delays opening in Mich. city after backlash, threats A franchise of Israeli burger chain Burgerim will not open since it received backlash from the community in Dearborn.       ...
22:36, 07/23/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
04:24, 06/21/2019

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

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
17:12, 07/01/2019

Diddy stirs backlash after photos show him with son's ex-girlfriend Lori Harvey in Italy Photos of rapper Diddy dining with his son's ex, Lori Harvey, and her family in Italy have prompted backlash on Twitter.        ...
12:24, 08/06/2019

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

Amy Klobuchar slams Trump in wake of El Paso massacre, faces backlash for politicizing tragedy A Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination faced sharp criticism on social media Saturday after linking that day's massacre in El Paso, Texas, to President Trump's rhetoric....
10:48, 08/04/2019

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core featur...
09:00, 07/04/2019

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

'Cats' star Rebel Wilson doesn't mind trailer backlash: 'I loved the reaction' The trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation of "Cats" has seemingly puzzled and horrified millions on social media, but one of the film's stars isn't fazed by the response. ...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe feat...
10:24, 07/04/2019

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash REUTERS The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay titled "My Mayor Pete Problem" about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after online backlash. In an Editor's Note, T...
11:24, 07/14/2019

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

Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control | Jezebel A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men...
20:12, 06/19/2019

Amazon pays warehouse workers to say good things on Twitter. The campaign is getting backlash online Last August, Amazon began paying several workers to tweet positively about their experience as fulfillment center workers.       ...
04:12, 08/16/2019

UK government gets backlash for featuring anti-knife crime campaign on fried chicken boxes The British government has been mocked and criticized for putting advertisements meant to discourage knife crime on boxes of takeout fried chicken, according to multiple reports....
03:48, 08/15/2019

Fox Nation pundit Erin Elmore says she’ll wear ‘MAGA’ hat at SoulCycle amid fundraiser backlash Reality TV star-turned-conservative pundit Erin Elmore said she will wear a MAGA hat to SoulCycle, amid a boycott against the fitness chain after its majority owner hosted a fundraiser for Trump. R...
20:12, 08/10/2019

Roy Hodgson tells Wilfried Zaha: You must front up to Crystal Palace fan backlash over transfer request Roy Hodgson has warned Wilfried Zaha that he will have to face up to any Crystal Palace fan backlash after his failed deadline day move to opening weekend opponents Everton....
03:36, 08/10/2019

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

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong Kon...
11:48, 08/15/2019

CNN faces backlash after interviewing white nationalist Richard Spencer about Trump's racist tweets David J. Phillip/AP CNN sparked heavy criticism on social media on Tuesday after interviewing a prominent white nationalist, Richard Spencer, about Trump's racist tweets from the weekend. Spencer sai...
11:12, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
05:12, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online marketplace Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong ...
22:36, 08/15/2019

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

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

‘It’s unacceptable’: Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams addresses video creating national backlash PHOENIX (KPNX) – Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined Team 12’s Brahm Resnik on “Sunday Square Off” for a live interview discussing an incident that has put the department...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Tom Watson: Bid to oust Labour deputy leader fails as Jeremy Corbyn intervenes after huge backlash A bid to oust Labour deputy leader Tom Watson by abolishing his role has failed following an intervention by Jeremy Corbyn after huge backlash from MPs....
03:24, 09/22/2019

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

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

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

Kobe Bryant clarifies Instagram picture of youth basketball team after receiving backlash over caption NBA legend Kobe Bryant was accused Wednesday of throwing shade at a young girl on his youth basketball team who did not show up for a game because she had a dance recital....
17:36, 09/12/2019

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

YouTube is reportedly considering fundamental changes to its platform as it continues to face backlash over child safety (GOOG, GOOGL) Getty YouTube is considering new strategies in response to ongoing concerns about child safety on the massive video platform. Both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal report that YouTube executives...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Israel bars entry for Muslim U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib; draws backlash The Israeli government stirred significant controversy Thursday with a decision to bar entry for two Muslim U.S. lawmakers -- a move hailed by President Donald Trump and reviled by top Democrats and a...
21:48, 08/15/2019

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use ...
07:24, 07/03/2019

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry’s son Archie is ‘key’ to ‘turn the tide' after public backlash, says royal expert Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming royal tour in Africa beginning this Monday will be their attempt to overcome their bad publicity, one royal expert is claiming....
15:12, 09/21/2019

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UN...
15:00, 07/27/2019