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Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit

It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event h...

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit

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Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from the site Saturday. In light of these events, The Ne...
2019-07-13 22:51

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It...
2019-06-18 20:34

How do the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate? Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
2019-09-04 18:00

Five things to know: how the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate The climate crisis is the focus of a CNN town hall for candidates: environmental groups rate their plans and their recordsDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn t...
2019-09-04 15:00

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
2019-09-04 21:00

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climat...
2019-06-08 14:51

2020 Democrats Will Discuss Climate Change in Prime Time. But Voters Want More Than Talking For years, climate change has struggled to break through as a top-tier campaign issue in U.S. presidential politics, as voters ranked it low on their priorities list and candidates followed their lead. With that in mind, Wednesday’s CNN forum d...
2019-09-04 08:34

Moulton admits not qualifying for 2020 Dem debates makes bid more ‘challenging' Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts says he’s “not a quitter.” But the long-shot for the Democratic presidential nomination acknowledged that if he doesn’t make the stage for the third and fourth rounds of primary debates in September and October, “it...
2019-08-08 03:34

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 16:34

Everything you need to know about the UN's upcoming climate summit The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
2019-09-14 00:34

PM Among First Set Of Speakers At UN Climate Summit. Why It's Significant Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to articulate his government's ambitions on renewable energy and make a call for a coalition for disaster resilient infrastructure at UN Secretary General......
2019-09-23 11:34

At U.N. Climate Summit, Few Commitments and U.S. Silence China made no new commitments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
2019-09-24 12:34

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News...
2019-10-12 19:34

Indigenous representative joins UN climate summit: 'They need us' Tuntiak Katan emphasized the need for indigenous inclusion and pointed out ‘we protect 80% of the world’s biodiversity’As presidents, prime ministers and corporate executives gathered at the UN climate action summit on Monday, for the first time, an ...
2019-09-26 10:34

Trump Endures Nearly 15 Whole Minutes of UN Climate Summit President Donald Trump showed up to the United Nation’s Climate Action Summit Monday—for about 15 minutes. The president wasn’t expected to show up at the international meetings at all, so his appearance was a surprise. Even if it was for 15 minutes,...
2019-09-24 04:00

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
2019-06-27 21:01

Greta Thunberg to set sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, a hammock; non-sailor Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is about to begin her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She’ll spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of 8 hours flying....
2019-08-14 15:17

Scott Morrison won't attend UN climate summit despite being in the US Exclusive: PM has signalled Australia isn’t making any new emissions reduction targets, at least at this pointScott Morrison will not attend the UN climate action summit despite him being in America to visit the Trump administration at the time – dep...
2019-09-11 22:34

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change....
2019-09-18 07:34

Countries promise more aggressive action at U.N. climate summit, but is it enough? At least 65 countries have now indicated that they intend to strengthen their commitments they made under the 2015 Paris agreement by the end of next year....
2019-09-24 05:00

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours....
2019-08-14 20:51

Israel’s foreign minister attends climate summit in UAE JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Foreign Ministry says its chief diplomat attended an international climate summit in Abu Dhabi. The ministry confirmed Monday that Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz visited the United Arab Emirates and met with a senior UA...
2019-07-01 17:34

UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders Greta Thunberg has urged the US Congress to "listen to the scientists". Here's what climate scientists have to say ahead of next week's UN climate summit...
2019-09-19 19:34

France’s Macron to promote climate effort at G-7 summit PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron wants an August summit of the Group of Seven advanced economies to take concrete initiatives on climate change despite divergences with the United States on the issue. Macron said that President Donald Tr...
2019-06-07 14:00

Actions not words: what was promised at the UN’s landmark climate summit? UN Secretary-General warned leaders not to come to his landmark Climate Action Summit with beautiful speeches, but to present concrete plans for cutting harmful greenhouse gas emissions, and strategies for carbon neutrality by 2050. So what, exactly,...
2019-09-24 05:00

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN's youth climate summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions....
2019-09-22 10:00

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN Youth Climate Summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions....
2019-09-22 19:00

Only Trump's Unyielding Love for Modi Could Get Him to the UN Climate Summit Donald Trump loves few things more than he loves amassing friendships with hard right nationalist world leaders. His new best pal is Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party and a frequent target of t...
2019-09-24 20:34

Trump will steal UN climate summit thunder with event of his own President Trump will direct a pointed snub at climate-change activists on the first day of the United Nations General Assembly Monday when leaders of 60 nations gather for the annual climate change summit. Trump will be in New York, too — but will ho...
2019-09-21 20:34

Greta Thunberg speaks at UN Youth Climate Summit Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)        ...
2019-09-21 19:00

World leaders gather for climate summit at UN headquarters Over 60 world leaders gathered at the UN headquarters in New York to discuss climate action. US President Donald Trump made a brief appearance before leaving.        ...
2019-09-23 20:00

At U.N. Climate Summit, a Call for Action Yields Few Commitments China made no new commitiments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
2019-09-24 00:00

Greta Thunberg to U.N. climate summit: 'you have stolen my dreams' Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders at the opening of a United Nations conference on Monday that they had stolen her childhood with "empty words."...
2019-09-23 19:34

G20 Members At Odds Over Climate Change For Summit Meeting: Report G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to......
2019-06-27 20:00

Pension funds and insurers pledge climate action at U.N. summit Insurers and pension funds managing $2.3 trillion pledged on Monday to shift their portfolios away from carbon-heavy industries in the hope of triggering snowballing climate commitments from other big investors....
2019-09-23 15:00

UN Climate Action Summit: Surprise guests and harsh words World leaders gathered to share plans on how to tackle global warming. The biggest surprise, however, wasn't a particularly ambitious climate action plan, but a pit-stop by climate change skeptic Donald Trump....
2019-09-24 04:34

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon-neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after fierce resistance from Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary....
2019-06-21 02:34

'You have stolen my dreams,' an angry Thunberg tells U.N. climate summit Teenage activist Greta Thunberg angrily denounced world leaders on Monday for failing to tackle climate change, unleashing the outrage felt by millions of her peers in the heart of the United Nations by demanding: "How dare you?"...
2019-09-24 04:00

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in attendance to act....
2019-05-28 15:17

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text....
2019-06-27 18:34

Russia Joins Paris Climate Accord Ahead Of Key Summit Russia's prime minister on Monday gave formal support to the Paris climate agreement, just hours ahead of a key summit trying to tackle ever increasing gas emissions....
2019-09-24 06:00

Video game firms pledge to go green at UN climate summit UNITED NATIONS — Gaming is going green — and some of the biggest game companies hope players will, too. The companies behind PlayStation, Xbox, Angry Birds, Minecraft, Twitch and other video games and platforms pledged Monday at the UN to level up ef...
2019-09-24 20:00

US briefing: Emmys, UN climate summit and Trump-Ukraine scandal Monday’s top story: Fleabag and Game of Thrones win big at 2019 TV awards. Plus, why Antonio Brown’s firing is more than just a football storySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential s...
2019-09-23 14:34

French climate activists protest as Macron attends G7 summit Marchers carrying inverted portraits of president demand more action on climate crisisHundreds of climate activists have marched in south-western France carrying portraits of President Emmanuel Macron that they had illegally removed from town halls a...
2019-08-25 21:00

Global Climate Strike kicks off around the world ahead of UN summit Young people across the world are taking part in the “Global Climate Strike” Friday — with students in Australia kicking off the day of demonstrations ahead of a United Nations summit in New York. Organizers estimated more than 300,...
2019-09-20 18:34

Trump to snub climate summit for religious freedom meeting at UN Exclusive: Senior UN official confirms White House booked a room so Trump can attend a gathering in same building as the summitDonald Trump is set to attend the United Nations headquarters during Monday’s key summit on the climate crisis – but will b...
2019-09-20 22:00

Swedish teen climate activist to sail into New York for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was expected to sail into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her 14-day journey from England to partake in a United Nations climate summit in New York next month....
2019-08-28 16:00

'There Is Always Hope:' Why Young Adults Are Coming to the UN Youth Climate Summit Hundreds of young people from around the world have congregated in New York. It’s nearly Climate Week, a huge strike is happening on Friday, and the United Nations has awarded some 100 young climate activists from different corners of the globe “Gree...
2019-09-20 03:34

Upcoming climate summit gives spotlight to world leaders with a plan As if to underscore the seriousness of the problem, the U.N.’s World Meteorological Organization released a science report Sunday showing that in the last several years, warming, sea level rise and carbon pollution have all accelerated....
2019-09-23 02:00

Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, organizers said on Sunday....
2019-09-22 08:00

UK chooses Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit Picking city as likely venue of COP26 may be seen as move to shore up pro-union sentimentA crucial climate change conference expected to be co-hosted by the UK would take place in Glasgow, the government has announced, in a move that will be seen as ...
2019-08-09 16:00

On sidelines of UN climate summit, US President calls for protection of religious freedom As global leaders gathered at UN Headquarters on Monday to present their plans to combat climate change, United States President Donald Trump put the spotlight on the need to safeguard religious freedom worldwide....
2019-09-23 22:34

‘How dare you’: Greta Thunberg scolds world leaders at U.N. Climate Summit CNN – A 16-year-old activist from Sweden gave an emotional speech at the UN Climate Action Summit Monday. Greta Thunberg scolded world leaders, accusing them of not doing enough to save the planet. Her speech came just minutes before she and 15 other...
2019-09-23 21:34

Trump drops by climate summit – then hurries off to talk faith and freedom The president didn’t stay for Greta Thunberg’s climate speech, preferring the applause of US religious groups at a rival panelIn the UN general assembly chamber, the world’s leaders gathered to share the latest grim news of the planet’s climate crisi...
2019-09-24 01:34

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, after joining participants of her global climate strike movement, Fridays for Future, at the Organizat...
2019-08-31 11:00

Teenager Thunberg angrily tells U.N. climate summit 'you have stolen my dreams' Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Monday opened the United Nations Climate Action Summit with an angry condemnation of world leaders for failing to take strong measures to combat climate change - "How dare you," she said....
2019-09-23 19:34

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
2019-08-18 19:00

UN climate summit aims to speed up transition to cleaner, greener future New measures to speed up the transition to clean energy and green economies are among the initiatives to be unveiled during the UN Climate Change Summit next week....
2019-09-18 06:00

Greta Thunberg stares down Trump as he arrives for UN climate summit – video Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Trump with a steady stare as he arrived at the UN to attend a meeting on religious freedom. The US presi...
2019-09-24 20:00

Trump prioritizes religious freedom talks over climate action at UN summit Trump said it was an “urgent moral duty” for world leaders to stop crimes against faith, release prisoners of conscience and repeal laws restricting religious liberty....
2019-09-24 06:00

Swedish teen climate activist arrives in New York by boat for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sailed into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her nearly 14-day journey from England to take part in a United Nations climate summit....
2019-08-29 08:34

Global Climate Strike Protests Kick off in Australia Ahead of U.N. Summit (CANBERRA, Australia) — Thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. Some of the first rallies...
2019-09-20 10:00

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain......
2019-08-01 23:51

Greta Thunberg at UN Youth Climate Summit: 'We young people are unstoppable' Roy Rochlin/WireImage Climate activist Greta Thunberg said that during the climate strikes across the globe on Friday "we showed that we are united, and that we young people are unstoppable." She spoke briefly at the first UN Youth Climate Summit Sa...
2019-09-21 22:00

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle the climate crisis, urging other countries to foll...
2019-06-29 21:34

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
2019-06-29 17:34

How to Watch Greta Thunberg's Testimony at the United Nations' Climate Action Summit On Monday, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg testified before the United Nations as part of the Climate Action Summit—and tore world leaders a new one....
2019-09-25 06:00

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
2019-09-14 07:00

'Never give up,' Swedish teen tells Iowa climate activists after U.N. summit 'failure' Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday urged her supporters to "never give up" in demanding urgent steps to fight climate change after world leaders failed to act decisively at a recent United Nations summit....
2019-10-04 22:34

'Greenwashing': fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit BP, Shell and Chevron representatives will be at event on sidelines of UN climate summitOil and gas executives are holding an exclusive invitation-only forum with environmentalists and government representatives on the sidelines of the UN climate sum...
2019-09-18 11:34

City mayors ‘world’s first responders to climate emergency’, UN chief tells Summit City bosses are “the world’s first responders to the climate emergency” UN chief António Guterres declared on Friday, at an international mayors’ summit in Copenhagen....
2019-10-11 19:00

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2019-09-24 22:34

Ahead of UN summit, leading scientists warn climate change ‘hitting harder and sooner’ than forecast Top climate scientists issued a report on Sunday showing that over the last several years, sea-level rise, planetary warming, shrinking ice sheets and carbon pollution have accelerated; a sobering call to action for political leaders headed to New Yo...
2019-09-22 21:34

| WATCH: Swedish teen Greta Thunberg berates leaders as UN climate summit falls short An emotional Greta Thunberg has torn into world leaders at a UN climate summit, accusing them of betraying her generation by failing to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, as announcements by major economies fell far short of expectations....
2019-09-25 00:00

‘Each Country Can Have Their Own Villa.’ Trump Suggests Hosting 2020 G-7 Summit at His Miami Golf Resort (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump said he doesn’t expect to make money if the U.S. hosts next year’s Group of Seven summit at his Trump Doral golf resort, even as he delivered an extended sales pitch to hold the meeting at his Mi...
2019-08-26 19:34

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
2019-05-28 23:00

President Trump Makes an Unexpected Appearance at U.N. Climate Summit as Leaders Gather to Discuss Emissions Pledges (UNITED NATIONS) — Leader after leader told the United Nations on Monday that they will do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. But as they made their pledges at the Climate Action Summit, they conceded it w...
2019-09-24 08:34

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. ...
2019-08-02 10:00

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pri...
2019-06-14 17:51

5 Takeaways From the Democrats’ Climate Town Hall We learned that there are some dividing lines on climate change within the 2020 field — and that young voters are asking some of the toughest questions....
2019-09-05 12:00

Democrats unveil sweeping climate proposals A series of top Democratic presidential candidates have released sweeping plans to combat climate change over the last two weeks, putting the issue front and center ahead of CNN's climate crisis town halls on Wednesday night....
2019-09-05 08:00

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
2019-06-18 21:17

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
2019-08-14 04:17

Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Gun Control While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend....
2019-08-06 23:00

How Democrats Are Using Mueller’s Testimony to Help Them in 2020 The widespread consensus of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was that both political parties continued to see what they wanted to see. For Democrats, that meant renewed calls for pursuing impeachme...
2019-07-25 04:17

Democrats Say Their Climate Plans Will Create Jobs. It’s Not So Simple. Fighting climate change can create jobs, experts say, but politicians' estimates might not capture the complex reality of what that growth could look like....
2019-09-05 00:34

Debating impeachment, Democrats have 2020 on their minds WASHINGTON (AP) — The decisions being made over whether or not to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump are personal, gut-wrenching and, at times, starkly political. And Democrats know they’ll have fallout in 2020 and bey...
2019-06-18 03:34

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns p...
2019-06-09 06:00

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
2019-06-20 14:51

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which ar...
2019-07-16 07:17

'Hit them where it hurts': Several 2020 Democrats want a carbon tax on corporations As thousands of people across the world participate in the Global Climate Strike, several Democratic presidential candidates have shared how they will take aggressive action on climate change — including imposing a carbon tax on corporations....
2019-09-20 23:00

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and M...
2019-05-29 09:17

What the 2020 Democrats Said About Trump and Race at the N.A.A.C.P. Forum The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
2019-07-24 21:51

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taki...
2019-05-24 16:51

Democrats' climate pitch to rural America falls short Democratic presidential candidates say they want to pay farmers to fight climate change, but it will take more than compensation to break down financial and cultural barriers to farmers' adoption of conservation practices....
2019-09-20 08:34

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year....
2019-07-24 02:00

Bernie Sanders' new climate plan asks Democrats: Do you want a revolution? The massive scope and cost of Bernie Sanders' new "Green New Deal" plan to confront climate change encapsulates both the potential appeal and limits of the Vermont senator's uncompromising presidential campaign....
2019-08-27 19:00

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pricing....
2019-05-23 20:17

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use their rising influence....
2019-08-05 13:00

Moderate Democrats' climate proposal highlights rift with progressives New Democrat Coalition worried that Green New Deal plays into Republican messaging, seek ‘secure durable climate legislation’Moderate congressional Democrats worried about the infeasibility of passing the kind of sweeping climate legislation their pr...
2019-09-19 00:34

We Surveyed the 2020 Democrats on Gun Control. Here Are the New Dividing Lines. The Democratic presidential candidates agree on many gun control measures, like an assault weapons ban. But they’re split on other ideas, like a federal gun registry....
2019-10-13 21:17

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, furth...
2019-06-20 01:51

Dear 2020 Democrats: Small business is doing just fine right now For many people, the economy is, at this very moment, stronger than it has been at any other point in their life. The unemployment rate is hovering near its lowest point in 50 years, showing that nearly everyone who wants a job already has one. Wages...
2019-07-24 08:00

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential ...
2019-05-30 01:17

‘They Clearly Need to Step Up.’ Why Advocates Think 2020 Democrats Should Talk More About Judges Three years after Donald Trump won the presidency partly by making judicial nominations a centerpiece of his candidacy, liberal advocacy groups are struggling to get 2020 Democratic hopefuls to stress the importance of the third branch of government ...
2019-09-05 17:00

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy sayi...
2019-06-01 01:51

2020 Democrats praise Walmart move on guns, but say it's not enough "This is a step in the right direction — and I'm grateful Walmart has taken action — but we can't rely on corporations to stop gun violence," Beto O'Rourke says....
2019-09-04 01:34

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in the short term — if, that is, it's even feasible....
2019-09-13 08:00

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
2019-05-21 14:51

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
2019-06-13 02:51

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
2019-06-23 09:17

2020 Democrats Demand Gun Control, but Differ on Tactics Joe Biden said there was no room for compromise with congressional Republicans, while Elizabeth Warren sounded more open to it and wanted a broad solution to gun violence....
2019-09-03 03:00

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Previously, only a few candidates had called for beginning impeachment proceedings against President Trump. Now, a majority of the Democratic field has expressed support....
2019-05-29 23:34

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
2019-09-13 19:00

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
2019-06-12 02:00

All Eyes On Joe Biden As Democrats Face Off In Third 2020 Debate Frontrunner Joe Biden goes head-to-head for the first time Thursday night with Elizabeth Warren, his fast-rising rival for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in a three-hour debate seen......
2019-09-12 23:00

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of delegates. Most of the attention is being focused on t...
2019-06-03 10:00

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.        ...
2019-09-08 00:00

State of the nomination: where do Democrats stand as 2020 narrows? With Labor Day comes a time-honored transition to a more volatile stage of the race – and Biden has held onto his lead, but Warren and Sanders are right behindFor the historically large and diverse field of Democrats seeking the presidential nominati...
2019-09-02 20:00

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
2019-08-26 23:00

Democrats’ 2020 Campaign Message: Not Impeachment, They Insist The party is bracing for a pitched battle with President Trump that will likely overshadow its policy agenda. But Democrats say they do not want impeachment to dominate the election....
2019-09-28 19:34

2020 Democrats, in Las Vegas, Call for Sweeping Gun Control A forum organized by Giffords and March for Our Lives, two years after a mass shooting in Las Vegas, aimed to bring gun policy to the forefront of the Democratic primary....
2019-10-03 06:34

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
2019-06-01 13:34

No more tiptoeing: 2020 Democrats put gun control at center of debate Even before the recent spate of mass shootings, candidates touted comprehensive plans for stricter gun lawsJohn Kerry went pheasant hunting in Iowa weeks before the 2004 presidential election. Hillary Clinton spoke fondly of learning to shoot as a li...
2019-08-07 15:34

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democr...
2019-07-18 10:34

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “devastating toll” on Venezuela; deputy chief Amina Mohammed says halting desertification is a key part o...
2019-09-10 08:34

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
2019-06-27 18:34

Daily on Energy: Republicans mount counter to Democrats’ ‘100 by 50’ climate plan Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-10-01 18:34

Democrats must go to war with fossil fuel industry to take on the climate crisis | Kate Aronoff Any climate plan that doesn’t challenge the gargantuan power of the industry head-on is flatly denying several realities about our energy systemNearly every candidate that participated in CNN’s seven-hour climate town hall agreed that we need to inve...
2019-09-07 01:00

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers who dominate the state. The difference this time: Those proposals were about climate change. In a si...
2019-08-13 05:51

Daily on Energy: Mayor Pete thinks Democrats look alike on climate. Is he right? Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-31 20:51

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
2019-07-23 23:17

Daily on Energy: House Democrats proclaim climate and infrastructure week SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
2019-05-21 17:34

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
2019-06-27 20:00

What the 2020 Democrats Can Learn From One of the Most Crowded Primary Fields in History With Democratic primary debates having begun on Wednesday and continuing on Thursday, featuring 20 candidates, the party is facing its largest field of candidates in modern history. But part of the reason this moment stands out is that this kind of c...
2019-06-27 20:00

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's...
2019-08-09 02:00

How the 2020 Democrats Have Responded to Trump’s Attacks on People of Color President Trump said a group of congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they came from — remarks Democrats roundly condemned as racist and divisive....
2019-07-31 20:51

Is Texas, long a Republican stronghold, really in play for the Democrats in 2020? The state has long eluded Democrats, but significant gains in the 2018 midterms and a series of GOP congressional retirements have raised hopes for changeAt a party after the Democratic presidential debate in Houston on Thursday, Texas Democrats reve...
2019-09-15 15:00

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
2019-08-13 06:51

Why Populist Democrats Have Gained the Upper Hand in the 2020 Race As next week’s debate looms, polls and donor contributions suggest a party seeking candidates who will push the boundaries, while moderates argue they can beat President Trump....
2019-10-11 20:00

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
2019-06-20 08:34

Labor chief likes 2020 Democrats over Hillary Clinton The president of the AFL-CIO said Thursday that the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have a better message for blue-collar workers than losing 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton....
2019-08-30 18:00

2020 Democrats Urge New Hampshire Voters to Not Play It Safe MANCHESTER, N.H. — A trio of Democratic presidential candidates urged voters in New Hampshire on Saturday to not play it safe in the 2020 election, leveling an implicit critique of front-runner Joe Biden. Biden has centered his campaign on his ...
2019-09-08 02:34

2020 Democrats Say Trump’s Ukraine Call Is a ‘Smoking Gun’ for Impeachment The party’s presidential contenders said that Mr. Trump’s attempt to pressure a foreign leader to find dirt on a political rival constituted an impeachable offense....
2019-09-25 21:00

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
2019-09-16 16:00

We Got That Viral Photo Algorithm to Say Some Deranged Shit About the 2020 Democrats At this point, we all know that a life on the internet means that our information—from our browsing history to our faces—is being used by entities much larger and scarier and more faceless than ourselves. Very cool! Worth it! We also know that the te...
2019-09-17 22:34

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strateg...
2019-06-19 22:34

Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail Since the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Democrats in even the reddest of districts have made gun control a winning issue on the campaign trail....
2019-08-17 19:34

Democrats are now left with one option to end Trump’s presidency: The 2020 election Robert S. Mueller III ’s testimony didn’t deliver the spark the Democrats wanted. That puts the onus on House leaders and presidential candidates, and it heightens the stakes for next year’s election....
2019-07-25 04:01

As China trade war escalates, 2020 U.S. Democrats scramble over their message The growing economic fallout from President Donald Trump’s drawn-out trade war with China would appear to be a ready-made opportunity for Democratic presidential contenders seeking to blunt his central 2020 re-election pitch: That he has made the eco...
2019-09-09 15:00

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
2019-07-12 21:51

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than l...
2019-06-19 15:51

To beat Trump in 2020, Democrats will need to get down and dirty | Nesrine Malik The president has made identity politics part of his vision – progressives must fight back on those same termsThe 2020 US presidential election is going to be about native entitlement. It’s going to be about race and immigration and deportation and I...
2019-08-26 10:34

5 Reasons Why It Would Be A Mistake For The Democrats To Nominate Jason Voorhees In 2020 With such a crowded field of potential candidates for the presidential nomination in 2020, it’s going to be crucial for Democrats to determine which politician has the winning combination of electability and bold-yet-achievable policy goals. Check ou...
2019-08-01 01:34

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended &mdash...
2019-07-14 23:00

Daily on Energy: Democrats cramming to prepare for seven-hour climate town hall Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-09-03 19:34

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more mone...
2019-07-19 06:00

Back Home, House Democrats Tread Carefully on Impeachment and 2020 A tricky balancing act is underway for Democrats in battleground districts: protecting political gains from 2018 while selling voters on an inquiry into the president....
2019-09-30 05:34

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hope...
2019-06-21 20:34

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
2019-06-12 17:00

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
2019-06-09 19:17

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very...
2019-07-02 22:51

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, ...
2019-06-27 22:34

Could Susan Collins' vote for Kavanaugh help the Democrats flip the Senate in 2020? Republican senator’s support for the conservative justice has Democrats confident they can beat her – and take the SenateSenate candidate Betsy Sweet addressed a group of about 15 Democratic voters gathered in a circle, sitting on folding chairs in a...
2019-09-23 08:34

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washing...
2019-06-10 22:34

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
2019-07-19 04:34

Rand Paul: Democrats bracing for backlash on 2020 socialism drive Promises on the 2020 Democratic primary stage of "Medicare for all" and corporate breakups are raising fears in party circles that the push toward socialism will lead to a huge voter backlash, especially as President Trump attacks it with increasing ...
2019-10-12 05:34

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allie...
2019-05-29 14:51

2020 Democrats' health plan for illegal immigrants to cost $23 billion, $4,600 each American taxpayers will get hit with an added tax bill of $10 billion to $23 billion if 2020 Democratic presidential candidates get their way and provide subsidized Obamacare-style health insurance to illegal immigrants, according to a new study....
2019-10-10 18:34

| WATCH | 2020 Democrats demand action on guns after horror week Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrust the country's firearm violence into the presiden...
2019-08-12 02:51

2020 Democrats ignore Kavanaugh story correction after demanding impeachment The Democrats running for president who quickly called for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s impeachment over the weekend aren’t backing down – despite The New York Times issuing a major revision to its blockbuster story that ignited the demand...
2019-09-16 22:35

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster J...
2019-06-27 20:00

Gun safety debate overshadows Labor Day campaign kickoff for 2020 Democrats As the Democratic presidential candidates fanned out across early contest states Monday, the traditional Labor Day kickoff to the fall campaign was overshadowed by their frustration about the congressional deadlock over gun safety laws after yet anot...
2019-09-03 16:34

2020 Democrats Will Face Off on One Stage for the First Time This Week. Here’s Everything to Know About the September Debate On Sept. 12, for the first time, the top polling candidates in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary will face each other on the same party-sanctioned debate stage. The third Democratic presidential primary debate — which ABC News in partner...
2019-09-09 10:34

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
2019-09-16 06:00

Google Camp: Prince Harry 'delivers speech about climate change at secretive star-studded summit' The Duke of Sussex gave an impassioned speech on the environment to an elite audience of business leaders and celebrities gathered at Google's top-secret annual retreat in Sicily....
2019-08-01 13:17

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
2019-06-19 06:17

Trump and 2020 Democrats are racing to the Hamptons for fundraisers in hunt for wealthy donors President Donald Trump will be heading to the Hamptons in August for a fundraiser at the home of real estate executive Joe Farrell. Tickets for the the fundraising gala start at $2,800 and go up $250,000....
2019-07-24 01:00

Trump and 2020 Democrats Agree: Impeachment Fight Is a Chance to Rake In Cash The president and the Democrats may be girding for a constitutional clash, but their campaigns are working to capitalize on the moment with fund-raising appeals....
2019-09-25 23:34

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the m...
2019-06-07 14:00

Democrats need to remember: 2020 won’t be decided by 2019's debate responses | Walter Shapiro Under the traditional model for US presidential politics, winning candidates veer left in the primaries and then scamper back for the general electionIt is as inevitable as new temperature records in an era of global warming. Every Democratic debate ...
2019-08-04 23:17

2020 preview election: Democrats surging in Virginia, pro-Trump candidates threatened The first election slated to test 2020 candidates, Virginia’s statewide legislative balloting, shows a surge for Democrats and a disadvantage for candidates who support President Trump, according to a just-released survey of likely voters in the comm...
2019-10-07 17:34

Warren challenges 2020 Democrats to embrace 10-year clean energy transition U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to commit to transition the United States fully to clean energy over the next decade for electricity, vehicles and buildings....
2019-09-04 02:34

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
2019-07-04 21:34

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like they’re a real news network that cares about everyone. They keep acting like they’re trying to tell both...
2019-05-21 15:17

Analysis: The re-emergence of Kavanaugh controversy could hurt Democrats' Senate chances in 2020 The re-emergence of the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has put Democrats in a challenging political position....
2019-09-18 13:00

In swing state Michigan, 2020 Democrats mostly ignore a key piece of Trump's trade agenda Democrats have spent little time talking about the USMCA, Trump's replacement for NAFTA that has stalled in Congress amid Democratic opposition....
2019-07-31 21:00

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running for office....
2019-05-21 16:34

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
2019-06-22 19:17

Lisa Boothe: 2020 polls, race dynamics will shift as Democrats start to 'bludgeon' each other New polls are showing some cause for concern for President Trump, but Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe argued Monday that early polls are rarely a strong indicator of an election's outcome.contributor Lisa Boothe has made the argument that early poll...
2019-06-17 23:34

Republicans raise $125 million for 2020 race, Sanders leads Democrats in third quarter fundraising Republican President Donald Trump and his party jointly raised $125 million for his 2020 reelection bid in the third quarter of this year, according to the Republican National Committee....
2019-10-02 02:00

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she opposes 2020 Democrats' plans to expand the Supreme Court Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg opposes proposals floated by Democratic presidential candidates to increase the number of justices on the top court, saying any such plan would make the court look partisan....
2019-07-24 15:17

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming f...
2019-06-13 17:51

Exclusive: Democrats willing to risk 2020 chances to impeach Trump - Reuters/Ipsos poll Most Democrats want to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, even if that means weakening their party's chances of winning back the White House in the 2020 election, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll....
2019-10-09 10:00

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
2019-07-06 07:51

2020 Democrats discuss race in often stark terms during night one of the primary debate in Detroit Lucas Jackson/Reuters The 2020 Democratic candidates discussed race in strong and often stark terms at Tuesday's debate, reflecting the central role its taking in the primary ahead of next year's presidential race. Author Marianne Williamson said th...
2019-07-31 18:34

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
2019-06-14 16:00

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
2019-05-26 01:17

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
2019-08-14 22:51

Jay Inslee is putting climate on the 2020 agenda Jay Inslee is succeeding in raising the profile of climate change, if not in gaining traction in the Democratic presidential primary. Climate change has matched or overtaken healthcare and jobs in some polls as a top issue for Democratic voters, a tr...
2019-06-21 05:17

Britain would hold 2020 U.N. climate talks in Glasgow The British government said on Friday it would hold United Nations' climate talks next year in Glasgow, Scotland, if its bid to host them is successful....
2019-08-09 17:34

China pledges new impetus in climate efforts after 2020 China will inject new impetus into climate change efforts after 2020, and use its Belt and Road initiative to boost cooperation in the fight on global warming, the government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said....
2019-09-24 08:00

Here's where the top Democratic 2020 candidates stand on climate change Climate change has escalated into one of the most important issues for Democratic voters, so here's where each of the 10 leading Democratic candidates stand on climate change....
2019-09-04 23:00

Democratic 2020 hopefuls split over tackling climate crisis Candidates warn of ‘irreparable damage’ in marathon town hall but can’t agree on how aggressively to tackle problemDemocrats vying for president revealed a fundamental split over how aggressively the US should tackle climate change in a seven-hour to...
2019-09-05 07:00

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg woul...
2019-06-12 03:00

Britain, Italy make joint bid to host 2020 UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Britain and Italy are making a joint bid to host the U.N.’s global climate summit next year. The two countries said Tuesday they’re proposing that Britain host the annual U.N. talks in late 2020 and for Italy to stage a prep...
2019-06-19 02:51

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
2019-07-06 10:17

Climate Change Takes Center Stage: This Week in the 2020 Race Half of the Democratic candidates took part in a CNN town-hall-style event on global warming, and several unveiled detailed plans to address the crisis....
2019-09-07 11:34

How to Stream Tonight's 2020 Democratic Candidate Town Hall on Climate Change Beginning at 5pm EDT today, CNN will interview 10 Democratic presidential candidates regarding their plans to address climate change. Unlike the debates, each candidate will be allotted 40 minutes to answer questions from CNN moderators and a studio ...
2019-09-05 16:00

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Democratic presidential candidates to declare their plans to tackle the climate crisis are focussing on s...
2019-05-23 20:51

Jay Inslee, climate advocate who called Trump 'white nationalist,' drops out of 2020 presidential race Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Wednesday night he's "withdrawing" from the 2020 presidential race, as the Democrat said "it's become clear" he didn't have a shot at winning the primary....
2019-08-22 06:34

Democratic National Committee votes against allowing 2020 candidates to participate in climate change debate Democratic National Committee members on Saturday voted down a resolution that would have resulted in single-issue debates among candidates -- including on the issue of the climate crisis....
2019-08-25 15:00

|Braitflagsdropinnetassetvalueamid'challenging'businessenvironment The investment holding company says its net asset value per share at March 31 2019 is expected to be between R40.75 and R42.75, a reduction of between 23.4% and 27.0% from a year ago....
2019-05-23 15:00

|Aspenreportsdecliningearningsafter'challenging'year Pharmaceutical company Aspen's net profit declined 14% as the group disposed of some of its businesses during the period as part of its strategic review to focus on pharmaceuticals....
2019-09-12 10:34

Two Trudeaus, Two Challenging Elections Justin Trudeau experienced a dramatic campaign setback with the revelation of blackface photos from his past, he faces many re-election challenges Pierre Trudeau faced in 1972...
2019-09-21 04:34

Challenging the record books! TUCSON – We’re challenging the records today and tomorrow but the heat won’t last too long!  Today: Near record warmth and mostly sunny. High: 110° (110° in 1915) Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 79° Tomorrow: Another scorcher!...
2019-08-20 18:00

D'Antoni first to use new rule challenging refs Mike D'Antoni of the Houston Rockets was the first coach to use a new rule instituted by the NBA this offseason that allows coaches to challenge a call....
2019-10-04 19:34

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee as organizers run out of challenging words Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the U.S. word contest started in 1925....
2019-05-31 10:51

| Middendorp admits pre-season has been 'challenging' Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has declared himself content with the club's pre-season but admits their preparations have been disrupted by the absence of key players....
2019-07-18 23:34

Why NFL coaches are having no luck challenging pass interference Fifteen challenges this NFL preseason have come on plays involving pass interference penalties. Only one has been overturned.       ...
2019-08-13 15:17

A Texas Two-Step Is Too Challenging for the Longhorns and Aggies For the first time since 1979, Texas and Texas A&M played top 10 opponents on the same day. Neither pulled off an upset that could have changed the dynamics of the season....
2019-09-09 18:34

One Of EVE Online's Most Challenging Jobs Is Being A Space Trucker Cocky fighter pilots, brilliant fleet tacticians, devious political overlords, and bloodthirsty pirates are all science fiction tropes associated with the players of EVE Online. While each of these types can be found traveling between the stars, all ...
2019-06-21 01:34

"A Very Challenging Neighbour": Foreign Minister On Pakistan External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday called Pakistan a "challenging neighbour" and stressed while there is terrorism globally, there is no country in the world that sponsors terror......
2019-09-26 06:00

How Amazon's Shipping Empire Is Challenging UPS and FedEx Amazon’s recent breakup with shipping partner FedEx illustrates how far the e-commerce giant has come in creating its own delivery network. Here is a look at the company’s vast shipping empire....
2019-08-29 16:00

The Comedians Challenging Stereotypes About Asian-American Masculinity A new generation that includes Joel Kim Booster and Bowen Yang is redefining old notions — while reminding us how much further the culture has to go....
2019-08-27 12:00

Jessica Cisneros on Challenging an Incumbent Democrat: ‘There’s a Lot He Has Never Had to Justify’ Ms. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer, is running against a Texas lawmaker who has taken donations from immigrant detention centers. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress....
2019-07-04 18:17

This photo series is challenging the stereotypes of people with Down syndrome Courtesy of Hilary Gauld-Camilleri October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month in the US, and the first week of November is Canadian Down Syndrome Week. The Waterloo Regional Down Syndrome Society, an organization in Ontario, Canada, publishes an annua...
2019-10-11 20:34

'Men said we were immoral': the aphrodisiacs challenging taboos | Wana Udobang Nigeria’s traditional ‘Kayan Mata’ recipes have grown into a booming industry that’s empowering women to be more open about sexWhen Amra Mansur was working as a makeup artist in Abuja, while she studied law, she would overhear conversations between w...
2019-08-14 17:51

Ted Baker profit forecast low after "challenging" start to 2019 Fashion retailer Ted Baker forecast annual underlying profit below the current consensus of analysts' estimates on Tuesday, citing unseasonable weather in North America and a "challenging" start to the year....
2019-06-11 10:34

Giants CB DeAndre Baker focuses on challenging receivers DeAndre Baker insists his confidence has not been lacking, even if his coverage has been. The Giants’ rookie cornerback has taken his licks through the first two games of the season and is allowing opposing quarterbacks to record a perfect 158.3 pass...
2019-09-20 13:00

‘3 Musketeers’ or ‘3 Stooges’? Republicans Challenging Trump May Fall in Between The three candidates, coupled with a softening economy and the president’s falling poll numbers against almost any Democrat, may offer reluctant Trump voters a way out....
2019-09-19 11:34

Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua Rival promoter Bob Arum claims 'everything worked out bad' for Anthony Joshua's first fight in America The post Bob Arum on Andy Ruiz challenging Anthony Joshua appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-31 16:51

India says Deloitte misreading law in challenging government's call for ban India has told a tribunal the local auditing affiliate of international accounting group Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is misreading a key federal law as the firm seeks to avoid a five-year ban on new business, according to legal documents reviewed by Reu...
2019-07-14 21:51

China tightens noose around Taiwan while challenging US primacy China continued its challenge to U.S. hegemony in the South Pacific when Beijing enticed two of Taiwan’s closest allies into its geopolitical orbit earlier this month....
2019-10-03 16:00

The Goldfinch Is a Uniquely Challenging Novel to Adapt. Here’s Why the Movie Was Doomed This article contains spoilers for both the novel and the film adaptation of The Goldfinch. Donna Tartt’s novel The Goldfinch was met with widespread enthusiasm upon its 2013 release: it received the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and spent over 3...
2019-09-13 23:00

Judge tosses lawsuit challenging Trump property tax cap Don’t expect property tax relief anytime soon. A Manhattan federal judge Monday tossed a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s $10,000 cap on deductions for state and local taxes. Judge Paul Oetken ruled that the plaintiffs — att...
2019-09-30 19:34

Challenging times ahead as Lampard returns to Chelsea Frank Lampard has returned to Chelsea as the club's 12th manager in 16 years under Roman Abramovich's ownership       ...
2019-07-04 16:17

A 10-year-old girl just climbed one of the most challenging peaks in the world Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, completed the 3,000-foot (910 meters) climb of the vertical rock formation with the help of her father.       ...
2019-06-20 11:00

A small-town Toyota store is challenging the norm — and succeeding Welcome to White River Toyota, a small but highly successful dealership in a tiny town halfway up the Vermont-New Hampshire border that, among other things, just might be one of the industry's best examples of a better way....
2019-08-12 13:51

Lulu Wang and the cast of The Farewell on filming their most challenging scene From writer-director Lulu Wang, The Farewell follows the Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina), who returns to China upon learning her grandmother Nai-Nai has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. When she arrives, she discovers that the re...
2019-07-11 21:34

Bill Weld 'thrilled' other Republicans are challenging Trump in primary Former Massachusetts governor – and longshot primary challenger against President Trump for the Republican nomination – said Sunday that he is “thrilled” that other Republicans are joining the primary race....
2019-08-26 05:00

Justin Bieber Is Challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC Fight And the Internet Is Very Confused Never say never to a face off between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise. If you're asking, "What do you mean?" allow us to explain. Last night, Bieber, 25, took to Twitter to......
2019-06-10 18:51

Kevin Durant injury aftershock challenging Warriors — and Raptors OAKLAND, Calif. — As it happened, the Raptors were more rattled by Kevin Durant’s catastrophic Achilles injury than the Warriors with the NBA championship on the line. After Durant went down early in the second quarter Monday night, Golden State exte...
2019-06-12 11:51

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
2019-07-15 19:17

Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records A U.S. judge on Monday ruled in favor of a U.S. House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congress....
2019-05-21 16:51

Brad Pitt says space epic 'Ad Astra' his 'most challenging film' Brad Pitt has fought in wars, pulled off robbery heists and confronted rivals in the boxing ring during his career, but the Hollywood star says his most challenging film yet is playing an astronaut on a life-saving mission in the space epic "Ad Astra...
2019-08-31 00:00

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general obligation bonds was political in nature and cannot proceed in court....
2019-08-30 02:34

Abortion Advocates File Lawsuit Challenging Georgia Heartbeat Law Lawyers for Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a forthcoming Georgia law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The lawsuit marks ...
2019-06-28 18:17

Judge won’t toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge says a lawsuit that challenges Georgia’s current voting machines and seeks statewide use of paper ballots can move forward. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg issued an order Tuesday rejecting the state’s req...
2019-05-21 21:17

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
2019-06-13 22:34

Amazon launches Prime service in challenging Brazil market Amazon.com Inc said it will launch its Prime subscription service in Brazil on Tuesday as it seeks to broaden its footprint in Latin America's largest economy, where it has struggled against tough local competition....
2019-09-10 08:34

Centre's Response Sought On Pleas Challenging New Anti-Terror Law The Supreme Court Friday sought the Centre's reply on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of amendments made to the UAPA provisions empowering the state to designate individuals as......
2019-09-07 08:00

Can you spell these 12 challenging words? Scripps National Spelling Bee finalists could The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals are set and just 50 spellers remain. Here are 12 challenging words they faced in preliminary rounds.        ...
2019-05-30 17:34

Joel Wilson is beaten by technology in challenging test for the umpire • Record-equalling eight decisions overturned at Edgbaston• Joe Root defends the under-fire umpireJoel Wilson may welcome his switch to the TV umpire’s booth for the second Test at Lord’s next week after the Trinidadian official equalled the record f...
2019-08-05 19:17

A Chill And Challenging Puzzle Game With A Sega Dreamcast Vibe Sometimes, you look around at games today and say, “Gosh, I need some more Sega Dreamcast vibes.” CROSSNIQ+, a relaxing but challenging puzzle game that exudes late-nineties aesthetics, fills that gap. With a difficult time attack mode and an extreme...
2019-07-31 20:17

Joel Wilson is saved by technology in challenging test for the umpire • Record-equalling eight decisions overturned at Edgbaston• Joe Root defends the under-fire umpireJoel Wilson may welcome his switch to the TV umpire’s booth for the second Test at Lord’s next week after the Trinidadian official equalled the record f...
2019-08-06 00:17

Shameless' Ian and Mickey Are Finding a Prison Relationship "Challenging" in Season 10 Ian and Mickey aren't just back on Shameless, they're back together...but it's not quite all sunshine and rainbows. The couple reunited in prison in the middle of season nine,......
2019-08-17 23:00

Looks Like a Full-Blown Conspiracy Theorist Is Challenging Ilhan Omar On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump set his sights on Minnesota and it’s Fifth District Congresswoman, Rep. Ilhan Omar, declaring her an “America hating anti-Semite” and vowing to “win the state” in the 2020 election. But if Republicans really...
2019-07-24 05:34

Warren gains ground, challenging Biden in prized Iowa poll The Massachusetts senator and the former vice president were in a statistical tie, at 22 percent and 20 percent respectively, while Bernie Sanders slipped to a distant third....
2019-09-23 07:00

Gap's second-quarter sales fall short of estimates, CEO calls out 'challenging environment' Gap Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter earnings topped analysts' estimates but sales missed. Same-store sales dropped 4% during the period, worse than expected....
2019-08-23 00:34

Queensland bushfire destroys home as emergency crews brace for challenging day Conditions could be catastrophic, with strong winds and high temperaturesResidents of the Gold Coast hinterland community of Sarabah have been told to leave by firefighters, as a fast-moving fire front moves towards the town.Queensland is in the grip...
2019-09-06 08:34

The mother challenging police and power to solve her daughter's murder | Dan Collyns When Carolina’s body was found on wasteland near Ecuador’s capital, her mother, Amanda, did not believe she died of natural causes. Her investigation has now led to a convictionAmanda* makes pastries to sell around the streets of Quito, she is not a ...
2019-06-20 08:34

'Challenging' talks ahead as Austria's Kurz hopes to form a new coalition Austria's former chancellor has said it will be "challenging" to form another coalition after the country's election but has not ruled out another pact with the far-right Freedom Party....
2019-09-30 23:00

Top Court Seeks Centre's Stand On Plea Challenging Money Laundering Law The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on Congress lawmaker Jairam Ramesh's plea challenging the amendments made to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), through money bills......
2019-07-02 15:51

Gap cuts profit forecast after 'extremely challenging' quarter; shares slump 11% Gap Inc cut its 2019 profit forecast and posted the biggest drop in same-store sales in at least three years at its Gap brand, underscoring its struggles to compete with fast-fashion retailers in the face of changing customer preferences....
2019-05-31 01:34

Top Court To Hear Plea Challenging Order Upholding Law On Maratha Quota The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear on Friday a plea challenging the Bombay High Court's decision to uphold the law by which the Maratha community would get reservation in admissions and......
2019-07-08 12:34

An eccentric male MMA fighter wants to become the UFC's first 'intergender' champion by challenging a woman to a bout YouTube / BT Sport / ESPN MMA Henry Cejudo, a UFC fighter, says he wants to fight a woman in the Octagon. The woman he has challenged to a bout is the dominant featherweight fighter Valentina Shevchenko. She responded to his call out by saying: "Be ...
2019-08-14 16:17

Storms to come calling in western U.S. as record-challenging heat throttles back Following record heat into Tuesday, temperatures are forecast to throttle back over the West but with the risk of thunderstorms that may ignite new wildfires later this week and this weekend....
2019-08-07 03:34

Probe Agency Moves Court Challenging Anticipatory Bail To P Chidambaram The Enforcement Directorate approached the Delhi High Court Thursday seeking cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis......
2019-10-11 03:00

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
2019-07-17 01:00

Companies file suit in Canada challenging new rules to lower drug prices Five pharmaceutical companies said on Friday they have filed a complaint in a Canadian court challenging the constitutionality of new Canadian regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, setting up a fight with the federal government ahead of an...
2019-08-24 05:00

Who is Amy McGrath, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell? Amy McGrath, the former fighter pilot who narrowly lost a bid for Congress last year, on Tuesday launched her campaign to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell....
2019-07-09 22:34

Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run out of challenging words. The post Scripps National Spelling Bee ends in unprecedented 8-way championship tie after organizers run o...
2019-05-31 06:51

Robert Vadra Opposes Probe Agency Plea Challenging His Anticipatory Bail Robert Vadra has opposed in the Delhi High Court the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) plea challenging his anticipatory bail in a money laundering case....
2019-09-24 15:00

Tennessee player apologizes after video shows him cursing, challenging police during arrest Tennessee linebacker Jeremy Banks apologized Tuesday after video showed him using profanity and challenging police during his arrest last month.       ...
2019-10-02 12:34

Granit Xhaka: Arsenal four years away from challenging Liverpool for Premier League title Granit Xhaka insists Arsenal can force their way back into the Premier League top four this season, but says it could be four years before they reach Liverpool's level....
2019-08-30 16:00

Sockeye salmon returns plunge in B.C., official calls 2019 ‘extremely challenging’ Federal fisheries experts are painting a devastating picture of the challenges facing Pacific salmon and point to climate change as the main culprit....
2019-08-23 07:34

Drug companies challenging Trudeau government policy aimed at lowering prices The filing ratchets up a confrontation between the pharmaceutical industry and the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which has vowed to make affordability a key plank of its election campaign....
2019-08-24 13:00

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
2019-07-19 20:34

Fiat Chrysler's business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging (FCAU, RACE) FCA FCA and Renault announced plans to execute a 50/50 merger that would create the world's 3rd-largest automaker. Renault is in a longtime alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi; that alliance could be ending, as its engineer, Carlos Ghosn, awaits tri...
2019-05-28 01:00

UPDATE 3-Companies file suit in Canada challenging new rules to lower drug prices Five pharmaceutical companies said on Friday they have filed a complaint in a Canadian court challenging the constitutionality of new Canadian regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, setting up a fight with the federal government ahead of an...
2019-08-24 01:00

Like a Mother: Poet Staceyann Chin Chronicles Her Queer and Challenging Path to Parenthood in Motherstruck! The first time I heard Staceyann Chin perform, it was (at the risk of dating myself) during the early aughts Broadway run of Def Poetry Jam, where the poet and activist joined a diverse crew of talents onstage at New York City’s Longacre Theatre for ...
2019-06-27 22:00

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign countries....
2019-06-14 01:00

Harris challenging Biden on race and Castro blasting Beto on immigration: These are the top moments from the Democratic debates From Kamala Harris' powerful story on race, Pete Buttigieg owning up to racial tensions and Julian Castro blasting Beto O'Rourke on immigration, here are the top moments from both nights of the 2019 Democratic Debate in Miami   &...
2019-06-28 16:00

Buttigieg gives Swalwell the 'death stare' after challenging mayor to fire South Bend police chief South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg wasn't exactly thrilled with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, after the congressman challenged him to fire his city's police chief over the officer-involved shooting of Eric Jack Logan....
2019-06-28 07:00

Craig Wright says Hurricane Dorian stops him from challenging that pesky Bitcoin court order worth billions Craig Wright, the bloke who’s claimed to be Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto more times than we can count, has now blamed a hurricane for being unprepared to challenge a recent court order, CoinDesk reports. A court document submitted by Wright’s def...
2019-09-02 20:34

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
2019-06-03 07:51

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-28 07:00

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 17:00

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 ...
2019-09-16 03:34

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
2019-05-29 00:34

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" singer, who recently appeared on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" together, highlighted th...
2019-09-30 00:00

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
2019-09-20 21:34

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
2019-09-20 03:34

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September, millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi, Melbourne to London and New York, will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike...
2019-09-20 03:00

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
2019-05-21 15:01

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
2019-09-19 14:00

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please s...
2019-09-21 05:00

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Delhi to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Climate Now collaborationHow y...
2019-09-20 10:00

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
2019-09-20 10:00

COMMENTARY: Is climate change changing the political climate? Look at the climate change plans of the Greens and the NDP, because they show what could be on the negotiating table in a minority government, Nathalie Des Rosiers says....
2019-09-27 16:00

Justin Bieber explains THAT tweet about challenging Tom Cruise to 'fight in the octagon' "It was just a random tweet. I do that stuff sometimes," explained Justin Bieber of his post about wanting to throwdown with Tom Cruise.        ...
2019-06-13 18:34

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race....
2019-08-22 17:34

Israel’s SpaceIL, which crashed its lander into the Moon, now says the Moon isn’t challenging enough It’s only been a few months since Israel’s nonprofit space group SpaceIL attempted a soft landing on the Moon. It would have been an extraordinary accomplishment, and the first privately-funded lunar landing ever, but it didn’t exac...
2019-06-27 19:34

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13 15:17

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
2019-05-22 03:34

Oppo A9 2020, A5 2020 With Quad Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched Oppo A9 2020 and Oppo A5 2020 smartphones are official. Oppo A9 2020 price will start at Rs. 16,990 for the base 4GB RAM variant, whereas Oppo A5 2020 price is set at Rs. 12,490 for the 3GB RAM......
2019-09-11 17:00

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
2019-05-31 14:17

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
2019-05-28 17:00

What Is the G-20 Summit? Here is a look at what the Group of 20 is and does, and some of the important things to watch as world leaders gather in Japan over the next two days....
2019-06-27 18:51

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 G7 Summit The 45th annual G7 Summit is set to kick off on Aug. 24 in the seaside town of Biarritz in France. For two days, leaders from the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Italy, Germany and Japan, as well as top E.U. officials, will discuss global challenges inv...
2019-08-24 01:00

World leaders meet at G-7 summit Leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States are meeting in France.        ...
2019-08-24 19:34

Trump, Xi to Have 'Extended Meeting' at G-20 Summit President Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a “very good” telephone conversation and will have an “extended meeting” later this month at the G-20 summit in Japan. The news boosted U.S. stocks....
2019-06-18 19:00

Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang's court, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 17:17

5 Takeaways From the G20 Summit: Easing Off the Trade War, for Now President Trump announced that the United States and China had agreed to resume stalled trade negotiations, giving negotiators another chance to forge a permanent pact....
2019-06-29 16:51

G20 summit 2019: Key questions and answers on Day 1 Bilateral talks between world leaders were the main order of business in Osaka amid a host of simmering tensions on trade and climate change. DW breaks down the most important takeaways from the first day of the summit....
2019-06-28 15:17

Who Trump should have invited to his 'social media summit' The actual list of invitees suggests the event will largely serve as a platform for rightwing conspiracy theorists and bigotsThe White House on Thursday will host a meeting of some of the rightwing internet’s loudest voices – and worst trolls.Donald ...
2019-07-11 20:34

Trump arrives in Biarritz for testing G7 summit U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the Atlantic seaside resort of Biarritz in southwestern France on Saturday for a G7 summit that will likely expose deep rifts over a clutch of issues such as global trade, climate change and taxing big tech....
2019-08-24 16:34

JPMorgan says UK unlikely to get a Brexit deal at October summit U.S. investment bank JPMorgan said on Wednesday it was negative about the prospects of Prime Minister Boris Johnson striking a Brexit deal at the Oct. 17-18 EU summit....
2019-09-18 14:00

President Trump lifts US ban on Huawei at G20 summit In typical Art of the Deal fashion, Donald Trump has reportedly discussed the US Huawei ban with the president of China and has decided to change his mind and allow US companies to sell goods to Huawei once again....
2019-06-30 02:00

Trump says he'll decide on China tariffs after G-20 summit President Trump said Thursday that he would make a decision on whether to impose 25% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods after the G-20 summit in Japan at the end of the month. Trump is scheduled to have a face-to-face meeting with Chinese Presi...
2019-06-06 17:34

Johnson to meet Trump at first international summit as PM Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister - and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the agenda....
2019-08-24 10:00

Erdogan and Trump to meet at G-20 summit in Japan A senior Turkish official says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to meet on the sidelines of the G-20 summit being held in Japan on June 28-29....
2019-05-29 19:00

| Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit As the return of cloud and frozen hurricane-force winds seal off Mount Everest for another year, questions are being asked about how to police the world's highest peak....
2019-05-29 17:17

Prospects of EU summit deal on top jobs go up in smoke Chances of EU leaders agreeing on Thursday on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - appeared vanishingly slim, as France and Germany cast doubt on any imminent deal and Ireland said electing a pope would be...
2019-06-20 19:01

No confidence vote in UK PM Johnson unlikely until after EU summit: McDonnell Britain's main opposition Labour Party is unlikely to push for a no confidence vote in the government until after a European Union summit later this month, according to John McDonnell, the second most powerful figure in the party....
2019-10-01 15:34

G7 summit to be 'a difficult test of unity': EU's Tusk The summit of G7 nations opening on Saturday will be "a difficult test of unity and solidarity" after a year during which leaders of the rich nations have found it hard to find common language, the European Council's president said....
2019-08-24 16:34

Emergency EU summit on top jobs runs into trouble again A deal hatched among several key European leaders to award a former Dutch foreign minister the post of EU chief executive broke down at an emergency summit on Sunday after eastern European and center-right European leaders rejected the plan....
2019-07-01 00:51

What PM Modi Gifted Xi Jinping On Last Day Of Informal Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday gifted a handmade large sized silk shawl to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the concluding day of their two day informal summit....
2019-10-13 06:17

Trump says may know if Japan trade deal is on by end of G7 summit U.S. President Donald Trump said he could know by the end of a bilateral meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe whether their two countries will secure a new trade deal....
2019-08-25 18:00

Trump's far-right Twitter summit: the most bizarre highlights Here are some of the ‘highlights’ from the gathering of far-right propagandists, conspiracy theorists and YouTube agitatorsDonald Trump’s so-called social media summit on Thursday was off to an inauspicious start before it even began.Just as a rogue’...
2019-07-12 20:17

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war when they gather for a weekend summit in Thailand. The Chinese...
2019-06-22 08:34

World leaders gather at G20 summit - in pictures Leaders from G20 countries gather in Osaka, Japan, to discuss economic and geopolitical issues and the climate crisisG20 leaders urge Trump and Xi to reach trade deal Continue reading......
2019-06-28 18:51

PM Modi Leaves For India After G20 Summit In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left for home after concluding his three-day visit to Japan where he attended the G20 Summit and met with the world leaders including US President Donald Trump....
2019-06-29 10:00

PM Modi To Attend G20 Summit In Japan Next Week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan next week to attend the G-20 summit where issues such as financial stability, WTO reform, black money, and terrorism will be on top of the agenda for......
2019-06-21 19:01

Mixed signals, reversals cloud second day of G-7 summit In just one of the day’s confounding moments, President Trump expressed regret over the spiraling trade spat with China before the White House said he really wished he raised tariffs higher....
2019-08-26 19:34

EU leaders enter third day of summit to carve up top posts The European Union's leaders gathered on Tuesday for a third consecutive day of arm-wrestling over the 28-nation bloc's key posts, with little sign that fundamental differences had narrowed....
2019-07-02 11:51

G7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everything he can to prevent a total debacle, but it's no easy task....
2019-08-24 09:00

Trump says he has scheduled talks with China's Xi during G20 summit President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected Chinese President Xi Jinping to be at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this month and the two are scheduled to talk at the gathering of leaders from the top industrialized and emerging economies....
2019-06-11 04:01

Pak Decides To Let PM's Plane Fly Through Airspace For Shanghai Summit Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)......
2019-06-10 22:00

Gold Losses Some Luster Ahead of Summit Gold prices retreated from multiyear highs Thursday, as investors awaited the outcome of trade discussions between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the Group of 20 summit at the end of the week....
2019-06-27 22:00

Xi, Kim summit topics: Friendship, food aid and maybe nukes Chinese President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are sure to discuss their bilateral friendship, likely to talk about food aid to the North and possibly might address the stalled nuclear talks with Washington...
2019-06-20 03:51

EU summit: Marathon leadership talks delayed again EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. More than 18 hours of talks in Brussels have failed to reach a breakthrough....
2019-07-01 13:34

French police thwart attack on G7 summit French authorities have arrested five people suspected of planning an attack on this weekend's G7 summit in Biarritz. The meeting of world leaders has proved to be a magnet for left-wing protest movements....
2019-08-21 11:00

Boris Johnson heading to his first international summit as PM Boris Johnson is heading to his first international summit as prime minister - and meetings with Donald Trump, the EU and other world leaders on the agenda....
2019-08-24 04:00

Trump to focus on economic accomplishments at G-7 summit President Trump headed to France Friday night for the G-7 summit of world leaders, where he will have bilateral meetings with the leaders of most of the other nations attending to discuss economic, trade and other issues. Speaking before the US and C...
2019-08-24 08:34

G7 summit in Biarritz winds down after three days of talks Iran, trade and the Amazonian wildfires have dominated discussions at the summit of the group of advanced industrialized economies. Here are the key developments from the final day of the G7 meeting in Biarritz....
2019-08-27 00:34

Talks stall at special EU leadership summit EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Council president Donald Tusk paused the summit to spend more time negotiating with individual EU leaders....
2019-07-01 02:34

Shock at G7 summit as Iran's Zarif lands in Biarritz Iran's foreign minister flew into the French resort hosting a G7 summit on Sunday, an unexpected twist to a meeting already troubled by differences between U.S. President Donald Trump and Western allies over a raft of issues, including Iran....
2019-08-25 18:00

Trump to speak to conservatives at social media summit President Donald Trump plans to meet with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
2019-07-11 14:00

Wildlife summit to consider global ban on saiga antelope trade Protections for saiga antelope, mako sharks and even woolly mammoths will be considered at a conference of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species...
2019-08-16 18:00

The Conversational AI Summit at Transform: Learn why it’s the most important AI tech right now A 2-day deep dive into the tate of conversational AI, ecommerce, messaging conversion, the customer journey and support, operationalizing voice AI, & more.Read More...
2019-07-05 23:51

No One Is Going to Show Up for Jared Kushner's Mideast Economic Summit Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner has spent years working on a plan to untangle the Israel and Palestine conflict. His general idea seems to be that economic investment will fix the conflict, not political negotiation. Unsurprisingly, the pl...
2019-06-24 05:34

Divided G-7 Leaders Headed for Clashes at Tense Summit Once a showcase for international cooperation, Group of Seven summits have turned into minefields of geopolitical discord—and this year’s gathering promises another feast of high-level squabbling....
2019-08-23 12:34

Trump lashes out at US media amid tense G-7 summit ​WASHINGTON — President Trump said other world leaders are asking with why the American media is “rooting” for the country “to fail” Sunday, following reports that he was blindsided by the French​ inviting a top Iranian offici...
2019-08-26 05:34

Round-up: the key decisions to protect wildlife from the CITES summit Giraffes, sharks and otters were granted stronger protections at the CITES wildlife trade summit in Geneva, but a stalemate prevailed on elephants and the ivory trade...
2019-08-29 20:34

We Don't Pose Threat To Each Other, Says China Ahead Of PM Modi-Xi Summit As India pulls out all stops to roll out a grand welcome to President Xi Jinping in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram, an ancient seaside temple town, China has said the two countries pose no threat to each......
2019-10-10 20:34

President Trump: Fourth Summit With Kim Jong Un ‘Could Happen Soon’ UNITED NATIONS — U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “could happen soon” as diplomacy over the North’s nuclear program has stalled. Trump didn’t elaborate in ...
2019-09-24 01:00

Bolton says potential third US-North Korea summit in Kim’s hands ​National security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said a possible third summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Pyongyang’s hands. “We’re ready when they are,” ​he told a business forum hosted by the Wall Street...
2019-06-11 20:17

All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem on Taliban terms as there will be no official government representation...
2019-07-02 08:17

Utah climber dies after scaling Everest in 7 summit bid An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents by reaching the summit of Mount Everest died of probable altitude sickness on the way down, mountaineering officials said Friday....
2019-05-24 15:34

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, EU summit - but what happens next? British Prime Minister Theresa May’s dramatic announcement that she’s stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking questions about what happens next....
2019-05-24 15:34

Tuvalu PM's brother rescued during fishing demonstration at summit The brother of Tuvalu Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga had to be dragged from the ocean early on Thursday and taken to hospital after getting into difficulty during a demonstration of traditional fishing at a Pacific leaders summit....
2019-08-15 08:17

PM Modi Leaves For India After Conclusion Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for home after the conclusion of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in which he discussed the global security situation, multilateral......
2019-06-14 20:34

China's President Xi to attend G20 summit from June 27-29: Xinhua China's President Xi Jinping will attend the G20 summit in Japan next week, state-run Xinhua news agency said on Sunday, giving the first official confirmation of his attendance at a gathering where he is expected to meet U.S. President Donald Trump...
2019-06-23 08:17

"India A Unique Combination Of 4 D's": PM At Business Summit - Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a keynote speaker at a business summit today, attended by eminent business and political leaders including Bill Clinton, former International Monetary Fund chief......
2019-09-25 19:00

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier summit after three-day ordeal Four climbers — including two from New York — were rescued near the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier after being stranded for three days on the 14,410-foot peak, officials said. The men – Vasily Aushev and Constantine Toporov, both of...
2019-06-07 21:51

Time to pay up: UN summit to push for development finance breakthrough A sustainable global economy – one that preserves the planet and improves lives everywhere – is also a huge opportunity to create new jobs and market opportunities worth trillions of dollars, says the UN. But to make it happen, the international comm...
2019-09-25 07:00

EU leaders choose France's Lagarde for ECB after marathon summit European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name France's Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the EU's other top four jobs after marathon talks that have exposed deep divisions in the bloc....
2019-07-02 22:34

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week....
2019-06-24 06:17

Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he was getting along well with his Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders as they prepared to discuss global trade woes....
2019-08-25 10:00

France's Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter on protecting biodiversity at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France this weekend....
2019-08-23 20:34

Helicopter rescues climbers from near Mount Rainier summit A helicopter has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the Cascade Mountain peak for several days....
2019-06-06 21:34

Trump tells Putin, ‘Don’t meddle in the election’ at G20 summit President Donald Trump met with Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Friday, and jokingly waggled his right index finger at the Russian president and scolded, “Don’t meddle in the election” when a reporter asked if he p...
2019-06-28 12:51

Global disputes set to jolt G7 summit in French resort U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a fraught meeting of major industrialized nations, with friction over trade, climate change and Iran likely to snarl the talks....
2019-08-24 16:34

Biarritz in lockdown as G7 summit descends on French resort More than 13,000 police arrive in town with authorities saying any unrest will not be toleratedThe French seaside resort of Biarritz is under lockdown by security forces ahead of the G7 summit, with more than 13,000 police as well as a special magist...
2019-08-24 13:34

Kim Jong Un told Trump in new letter that he’s open to another summit North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un sent a letter to President Donald in August detailing his willingness to meet the US leader for yet another summit, a South Korean newspaper reported Sunday. It was the second letter the North Korean leader sent to T...
2019-09-16 07:34

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
2019-06-27 21:17

France vows tight security to keep troublemakers far from G7 summit The French seaside resort of Biarritz will be transformed into more of a fortress than a surfers' paradise as organizers of this weekend's G7 summit prepare to shield world leaders from outside disturbances....
2019-08-20 20:00

Global disputes likely to thwart unity at G7 summit in France Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a summit as a brewing U.S.-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President Emmanuel Macron's tough task in delivering meaningful results on trade, Iran and climate change....
2019-08-24 02:34

Gove and bosses to hold recycling scheme summit The chief executives of Asda, Greggs and J Sainsbury will hold talks with Michael Gove this week amid growing concern that a series of recycling initiatives will impose unsustainable costs on an already-embattled sector....
2019-07-17 14:17

US and North Korea in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit, Seoul says It comes four months after a second meeting between the leaders in Hanoi collapsed without any agreement.        ...
2019-06-27 19:51

Trump makes Russia’s readmission the issue at G-7 summit TRUMP MAKES RUSSIA THE ISSUE AT G-7: As President Trump heads to the French seaside resort of Biarritz for the annual gathering of the Group of Seven nations, he’s managed to put Russia at the center of meetings that are designed to be focused on tra...
2019-08-23 17:00

Dow futures rise ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 summit U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday morning, as traders await a key meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20....
2019-06-28 10:17

PM Modi Leaves For Shanghai Summit, Won't Use Pak Airspace: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning left for the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit, which is being held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The summit will be keenly watched for any......
2019-06-13 06:34

Bon apetite! Here’s how G-7 leaders feasted to start French summit The 45th Annual Group of 7 Summit officially kicked off Saturday night — with President Trump joining world leaders for a fancy dinner at a clifftop lighthouse in the scenic French seaside resort of Biarritz. The leaders of the US, Canada, the ...
2019-08-25 09:34

The Latest: Islamic summit defends Palestinian statehood The world’s largest organization of Islamic nations has completed a summit in Islam’s holiest city of Mecca with leaders and delegates from 57 states emphasizing their support for a Palestinian state...
2019-06-01 06:17

Police Fire Water Cannon at Protesters Near G-7 Summit (BIARRITZ, France)— Police have fired water cannon at about 400 anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads in a town near the venue of the G-7 summit in southwest France. A few protesters threw rocks at police but the crowd in Bayonne was largel...
2019-08-25 00:00

G-7 Summit Off to Rocky Start as U.S. Officials Assail France The Group of Seven summit got off to a turbulent start as U.S. officials criticized French President Emmanuel Macron for his handling of the gathering....
2019-08-24 22:00

China Will Not Allow Hong Kong Issue To Be Discussed At G20 Summit China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its upcoming summit....
2019-06-24 11:00

7 crucial developments from the UN's sustainability summit, and what they'll mean for businesses and our environment Business Insider attended the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit at United Nations headquarters on Tuesday and Wednesday. The SDGs are a set of interconnected goals for 2030 that are aimed at eliminating politically destabilizing inequality a...
2019-09-27 02:00

EU suspends summit to choose new leaders after record deadlock A record-breaking European Union jobs summit was suspended Monday after officials couldn't settle on who should take over some of the alliance's top posts, officials said....
2019-07-01 23:34

Donald Trump Says Having 'Extended Meeting' With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had a positive phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and the two leaders will hold an "extended meeting" next week at the Group of 20......
2019-06-18 19:17

CANADA STOCKS-TSX flat as investors focus on G20 summit Canada's main stock index treaded water on Friday, as investors awaited progress on talks between the United States and China on the sidelines of a G20 meeting to resolve their protracted trade dispute....
2019-06-28 17:51

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country....
2019-06-27 18:34

G7 Summit: EU's Tusk says meeting will be 'difficult test of unity' The list of issues for this year's G7 summit is long, with escalating trade tensions with the US, the UK's pending exit from the EU and fires in the Amazon looming over leaders as they gather in southern France....
2019-08-24 17:00

G7 summit seen ending without communique due to gaps on trade: source A Group of Seven summit to be held this weekend in France will likely end without a joint communique due to gaps between member nations on trade, a Japanese government official with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
2019-08-20 09:00

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
2019-05-28 10:00

Trump Softens Tone on China, Iran at G-7 Summit President Trump sought to dial down trade tensions with China and said he was open to meeting with Iran’s president, as he struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit....
2019-08-27 03:00

Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of Afghan political leaders are holding a peace conference in neighboring Pakistan to pave the way for further Afghan-to-Afghan dialogue. The three-day conference comes ahead of President Ashraf Ghani’s visit to Pakistan...
2019-06-22 11:17

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
2019-06-19 19:34

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, u...
2019-06-21 05:34

Donald Trump Says Meet With Xi Jinping At G20 Summit "Scheduled" President Donald Trump on Monday said he still expects to talk with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the upcoming G20 summit, warning he will impose new tariffs if there is no meeting....
2019-06-10 19:01

Trump Says He May Hold Next Year's G7 Summit At His Florida Resort President Donald Trump said Monday that he was likely to hold next year's Group of Seven summit - the ultraexclusive annual gathering of world leaders - at his golf resort in Doral, Florida....
2019-08-27 16:00

The Real Reason for N. Korea’s Second Thoughts on Trump Summit Not John Bolton. Not U.S.-South Korea military drills. Join EWI’s Mark Galasiewski for a look behind the headlines, in this conversation on KLZ radio....
2019-05-21 14:32

How to watch Transform 2019 and the Conversational AI Summit live Didn't get a ticket to Transform ? Catch every minute of the main stage & Conversation AI sessions starting at 9 am PT on Wednesday, July 10.Read More...
2019-07-09 22:34

Southeast Asian leaders open summit in Bangkok Southeast Asian leaders opened a two-day summit in Bangkok on Saturday, though it was unclear what progress their 10-country group could make on disputes in the South China Sea and the plight of ethnic Rohingya fleeing Myanmar....
2019-06-22 09:17

Bulgaria's Borissov says hopes for deal in EU top job summit fight Prime Minister Boyko Borrisov said disagreement over the EU's top jobs had pitted nations against each other but that he hoped that EU leaders would find a way to unite behind a deal at a third day of talks on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 15:17

The Latest: Macron: EU summit not France vs Germany contest BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit (all times local): 2:45 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe’s top positions isn’t a battle between France and Germany. Speaking upon arrival at a Europea...
2019-06-20 14:51

Trump asks what a third North Korean summit would yield U.S. President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in held a summit in New York on Monday to discuss plans to restart U.S.-North Korea talks, as Seoul's spy agency said the negotiations could take place in two to three weeks....
2019-09-24 12:34

Trump Sends Mixed Signals on China During G7 Summit President Trump, at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, once again caught off guard allies who disagree with him on trade tariffs, global warming, Russia and China....
2019-08-27 04:00

UMKC accepts invitation to return to Summit League KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri-Kansas has accepted an invitation to return to the Summit League. UMKC said Thursday it has notified the Western Athletic Conference of its intention to withdraw after the end of the upcoming academi...
2019-06-21 05:34

PM Modi To Host Xi Jinping For An Informal Summit: Government Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, after meeting several times over the past year to......
2019-05-29 10:00

UPDATE 1-India PM to host China's Xi for informal summit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, after meeting several times over the past year to try to defuse tension....
2019-05-29 10:34

Trump promotes his Florida club to host next G7 summit BIARRITZ, France (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump defended the idea of hosting next year’s G-7 summit at his Miami golf resort, extolling the amenities of his club and insisting he would not profit off the venture. “From my stand...
2019-08-27 17:34

Luxembourg's Bettel sees breakthrough at EU top jobs summit Luxembourg's liberal Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said he was convinced that there would be a breakthrough in talks among EU leaders on the bloc's top jobs on Tuesday, saying he hoped for the largest consensus possible....
2019-07-02 11:51

Macron delivers breakthrough on Iran at tense G7 summit, but little else French President Emmanuel Macron paved the way at a G7 summit for a diplomatic solution to the standoff between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 nuclear deal, but there was little else to show from a meeting at which allies were sharply divided....
2019-08-26 21:34

Wyden says 'under no circumstances' should Trump host G-7 summit at his hotel Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said that "under no circumstances" should President Trump be allowed to host next year's G-7 summit at Trump National Doral golf resort in Florida, arguing that it would be an "egregious example of corruption."...
2019-08-27 04:00

Trump boosts reputation of cozying up dictators at G-20 Summit President Donald Trump continued to embrace a reputation of cozying up to dictators Friday, defending his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
2019-06-29 23:17

UK business minister says focus is to get Brexit deal at Oct. 17 EU summit British business minister Andrea Leadsom said on Wednesday her government's focus was getting a divorce deal with the European Union at a summit next month that did not require an Irish backstop policy....
2019-09-11 09:34

G7 summit: last rites of old order as Trump's theatre looms next year Leaders put on a show of common endeavor with awareness that meeting could be a lot worse next year when Trump will be circus masterIf next year’s G7 summit turns out to be a branding event at a Trump golf resort in Florida, with Vladimir Putin as de...
2019-08-27 09:00

Sustainable development summit a reminder of ‘the boundless potential of humanity’ The first UN summit on the progress of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development closed on a hopeful note, with Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed declaring that the two-day event had been a reminder of “the boundless potential of humanity to ...
2019-09-27 13:34

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
2019-06-18 11:17

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 23:00

No Meeting Between PM Modi, Imran Khan At Regional SCO Summit In Bishkek No meeting is scheduled between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan later this month on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital......
2019-06-06 14:34

France says hopes to have Ukraine leaders' summit in coming weeks French President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday would lead to a leaders' summit on the crisis in Ukraine over the coming weeks....
2019-08-19 18:00

PM, Xi Jinping To Discuss US Trade Friction At Shanghai Summit: China Describing PM Modi and President Xi Jinping as "good friends", China today hoped that the two leaders would discuss their respective trade frictions with the US and reach a consensus on opposing trade......
2019-06-10 11:34

World leaders create their own realities at the G7 summit | John Crace Biarritz gave Boris Johnson’s peers the chance to dream big so it was a pity he had little to say about BrexitOn the whole it had been a rather agreeable bank holiday weekend in Biarritz. Some of the assembled world leaders might have been a bit meh ...
2019-08-27 03:00

US briefing: Amazon crisis, G7 summit and Florida election hacking Tuesday’s top story: Brazil rejects $20m pledged by G7 to tackle rainforest fires. Plus, how the west fell for manufactured rage over migrantsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential s...
2019-08-27 12:34

Iran may miss UN summit if US fails to issue visa to president Hassan Rouhani and Mohammad Javad Zarif have yet to receive US visas for next week’s United Nations general assembly summitIran’s president and foreign minister have yet to receive US visas to come to next week’s United Nations general assembly summi...
2019-09-19 02:00

‘Don’t Meddle In the Election, Please.’ President Trump Jokes With Putin at the G20 Summit (OSAKA, Japan) — With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle with the election” in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Russia extensiv...
2019-06-28 14:17

This Year’s G20 Summit Is a Major Test of International Cooperation in a Trying Time As the leaders of the world’s largest economies convene on Friday in Osaka, Japan, for the 14th G20 Summit, headlines are likely to focus on meetings between world leaders, rather than this year’s themes of sustainable growth, innovation ...
2019-06-28 16:34

PM Modi In Kyrgyzstan For SCO Summit, Will Meet Jinping, Putin: Updates Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to the Kyrgyz capital from today for the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)....
2019-06-13 11:34

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
2019-06-02 04:34

Plan for a Xi-Kim Summit Boosts North Korea-Linked Stocks Shares in Chinese construction and travel groups rose ahead of a visit by President Xi Jinping to North Korea, on hopes of closer economic ties between the two countries....
2019-06-18 10:34

Trudeau to meet with Japanese, U.K. prime ministers ahead of G7 summit It's in spite of that superheated atmosphere that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hoping to build consensus on the virtues of free trade and strengthen Canada's trade ties with its G7 partners....
2019-08-24 17:34

American climber dies on descent from summit of Mount Everest An American climber died on the descent from the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, a Nepalese official said, taking the number of dead or missing mountaineers on the world's highest mountain to nine on the Nepali side during the current climbing sea...
2019-05-27 21:00

Jammu And Kashmir, Under Lockdown, To Host Investors' Summit In October An investors' summit will be held in Jammu and Kashmir in October, the government said today, announcing the first such global event in the state days after the end of its special status under Article......
2019-08-13 19:17

DPRK reports ‘little progress’ since historic June 2018 summit with US Lack of progress in achieving peace on the Korean Peninsula is “entirely attributable” to the United States, a senior official from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) told the UN General Assembly on Monday....
2019-10-01 00:00

Trump's 'Social Media Summit' Airs Grievances Against Big Tech President Trump used a “Social Media Summit” at the White House to bond with some of his most provocative supporters over shared grievances against large technology companies whose representatives weren’t invited....
2019-07-12 06:17

PM To Meet Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of Shanghai Summit Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to pitch for strong and decisive action to deal with terrorism when he addresses a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Bishkek on June 14....
2019-06-10 22:00

Germany's Merkel says trade, Iran on agenda in Trump summit German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her summit meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday would cover a wide range of topics including trade, investments, West Africa, counter-terrorism and Iran....
2019-06-28 05:34

PM Modi Arrives In Russia, To Hold Summit With Vladimir Putin Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Russia to attend the Eastern Economic Forum. PM Modi emplaned for Russia on Tuesday and has arrived in Vladivostok for a three-day visit in the country. He......
2019-09-04 06:00

Prince Harry honours Princess Diana during youth summit On Tuesday, the Duke of Sussex attended the Diana Award National Youth Mentoring Summit in London and delivered a speech focused on the impact role models can have on others....
2019-07-04 01:00

Donald Trump in Japan ahead of G20 summit: 'We take care of our allies' U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Thursday for the G20 summit, where he'll meet with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-06-27 22:51

Ahead of G7 summit, Macron presses U.S. to help reform taxes on big tech French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday U.S. tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code....
2019-08-22 04:34

The Guardian view of the Osaka G20 summit: bad as he is, Trump is not the only problem | Editorial The climate crisis underlines the need for effective global economic leadership. The US president makes this harder, but so do China and several othersEver since the G20 of leading global economies was founded, its summits have mostly been convergent...
2019-06-28 00:17

China’s Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for summit with Kim Jong Un Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Thursday morning for a two-day state visit to North Korea, where he’s expected to talk with leader Kim Jong Un about the stalled negotiations with Washington over North Korea’s nuclear weapons....
2019-06-20 07:17

Qatar attendance at Saudi summit raises prospect of detente Gulf Cooperation Council will meet to discuss Iran’s alleged role in Gulf drone attacks A possible US-backed thaw in Qatar-Saudi relations has been signalled by Qatari diplomats travelling to Saudi Arabia to lay the ground for the country’s attendanc...
2019-05-29 07:51

Time to step up: UN summit to push for development finance breakthrough A sustainable global economy – one that preserves the planet and improves lives everywhere – is also a huge opportunity to create new jobs and market opportunities worth trillions of dollars, says the UN. But to make it happen, the international comm...
2019-09-25 20:00