TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-14 13:51

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash

REUTERS The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay titled "My Mayor Pete Problem" about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after online ba...

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash

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MAD Magazine to Stop Publishing New Content Starting with issue No. 10, which goes on sale in October, the humor magazine will be available only in comic-book stores and will also be mailed directly to subscribers....
2019-07-05 10:00

What the Hell Pete Buttigieg Several Democratic presidential hopefuls visited a Miami migrant child detention center together on Friday—but while all of them got a photo-op in, Mayor Pete Buttigieg apparently decided that was enough....
2019-06-29 06:17

Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken No one was dying to hear Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s opinion on whether former Sen. Al Franken should have stepped down after allegations that he’d sexually harassed women emerged in 2017. But last night, we got it anyway. And it was pretty dumb!...
2019-06-04 18:01

Why Does Pete Buttigieg Never Wear a Blazer? The surprising upstart of the 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign has made going jacket-less his signature. What that’s saying about his electability and his image vis a vis Donald Trump...
2019-06-03 22:00

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took ...
2019-06-28 08:51

Pete Buttigieg and the South Bend Police From the dawn of his mayoralty, Mr. Buttigieg has wrestled with the sort of complicated issues of race and criminal justice that afflict communities nationwide....
2019-06-28 07:51

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
2019-05-21 15:51

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday that his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in second-quarter fundraising. ​ ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised in the first quarter. ​ ​”...
2019-07-01 15:34

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year...
2019-07-02 10:17

Gay men are signing up for Hinge in droves because of Pete Buttigieg According to Hinge — an app that searches users’ Facebook connections to match them with friends of friends — there has been a 30 percent increase in profiles created by gay men since April 1, after Pete Buttigieg revealed he met his husband on the d...
2019-07-07 01:00

Pete Buttigieg echoes JFK with service plan Drawing on the idealism of former President John F. Kennedy, Peter Buttigieg is asking Americans what they can do for their country — through national service. Navy vet Buttigieg, one of a number of Democratic presidential candidates stumping through...
2019-07-04 08:34

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal an...
2019-06-18 04:17

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-runner and longtime advocate of socialized healthca...
2019-06-28 07:34

Pete Buttigieg Raised $24.8 Million in Second Quarter, His Campaign Says Mr. Buttigieg’s total is the latest evidence that he has gone from a long shot to a serious candidate for the Democratic nomination in a matter of months....
2019-07-01 16:00

Pete Buttigieg is inspiring gay men to find love online Mayor Pete could be influencing fellow millennials to swipe right. The 37-year-old from South Bend, Indiana, is the first openly gay person to make a serious bid for the presidency, bringing greater representation to the LGBTQ community. Like many yo...
2019-05-29 00:34

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president "Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....
2019-06-12 10:51

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US taxpayer funds support the move. ​”If Prime Min...
2019-06-11 22:51

'I don't see why not': Pete Buttigieg on having kids with husband in White House Democrat hopeful makes remarks on first wedding anniversaryButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could hap...
2019-06-16 21:34

I Spent a Week Interrogating My Dislike of Pete Buttigieg and These Are My Findings It was the Vogue profile of Pete Buttigieg that did me in. Early on, when the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, first announced the formation of an exploratory committee and then formally tossed his hat in the ring for the presidential nomina...
2019-06-18 23:51

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
2019-06-18 21:34

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
2019-07-16 22:34

Pete Buttigieg Fumbles Through Answer About South Bend Shooting On June 16, a South Bend, IN, police officer shot and killed 54-year-old Eric Logan while responding to a report of a man breaking into cars with a knife. The officer’s body camera was not turned on at the time. South Bend mayor and 2020 presidential...
2019-06-28 13:17

Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign....
2019-06-17 23:34

Fox News Welcomes Pete Buttigieg. Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’ Aren’t Pleased. Another Democratic town hall event on the channel liberals love to hate drew sizable ratings — and underscored the split between its news and opinion sides....
2019-05-21 14:51

Pete Buttigieg described politics as a 'sexy challenge' in resurfaced newspaper interview Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was recently confronted about an interview he did at the age of 18 in which he calls politics a "sexy challenge" that he thought he would be able to "pull off."...
2019-05-29 00:00

Pete Buttigieg, in town hall, couldn't name a living Republican he 'respects' 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., struggled to name a single living Republican he respects when asked at a televised town hall on Monday. ...
2019-06-04 04:34

Pete Buttigieg criticized at town hall meeting after cop kills black man Buttigieg left the campaign trail for several days to deal with the reaction to the shooting, holding a late night news conference, meeting with the family of the man killed and addressing a protest rally where he was heckled by some in the crowd....
2019-06-24 04:34

At Town Hall, Pete Buttigieg Confronts Tensions Around Police Shooting The fatal shooting last week of a black man by a South Bend police officer has tested Mr. Buttigieg’s leadership at a critical time for his campaign....
2019-06-23 23:51

‘Product of the 9/11 generation:’ Generational themes shape Pete Buttigieg’s worldview Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivered a foreign policy speech that provided a fuller picture of the Democratic presidential candidate’s political philosophy....
2019-06-12 04:34

Pete Buttigieg Promises Range of Reforms to Address Systemic Racism Seeking to overcome a deficit with black voters, Mr. Buttigieg addressed the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, founded by the civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, in Chicago....
2019-07-02 22:17

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
2019-06-04 00:00

Pete Buttigieg pauses campaign after South Bend police shooting Mayor Pete Buttigieg ​changed his campaign schedule to return to South Bend, Indiana, after a man was killed in a police-involved shooting early Sunday morning. ​Buttigieg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, canceled ​a trip to New York City w...
2019-06-17 17:51

Pete Buttigieg vows to expand government healthcare to illegal immigrants COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said he believes people living in the U.S. illegally should be allowed to obtain government healthcare....
2019-06-22 20:17

Paul Rudd played an unrelatable Pete Buttigieg visiting 'The View' on 'SNL' Saturday Night Live/ Youtube Paul Rudd played a not-so-relatable Pete Buttigieg on "Saturday Night Live." Rudd-as-Buttigieg mentioned he was Harvard graduate, war veteran, Rhodes Scholar, and multilingual in one sentence. Scroll down to watch. Rea...
2019-05-21 15:51

Pete Buttigieg: police killing exposes mayor's troubled history with minorities Indiana city’s black residents says Buttigieg’s handling of a tragedy is part of a pattern that leaves people of color behindAt a South Bend council meeting last week, Tyree Bonds, the brother of Eric Logan, a black man shot and killed last week by a...
2019-06-27 22:34

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend after fatal police-involved shooting Eric Jack Logan, 53, died in parking lot in Indiana cityMayor interrupted campaign schedule to return to South BendAuthorities said a man died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where the Democratic presidenti...
2019-06-17 18:34

Lawrence Jones on Buttigieg's MSNBC town hall: Mayor Pete is a 'chameleon' Is Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg showing his far-left colors?   Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones thinks he is, calling him a "chameleon" while reviewing his comments at an MSNBC town hall Monday night....
2019-06-05 02:17

Pete Buttigieg raises $24.8 million in the second quarter as his White House bid gains momentum He's among three 2020 candidates for president, including former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris, who has received the support of top financiers across the country....
2019-07-01 13:34

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend amid tension over police shooting Mayor will attend peace walk and event for Eric LoganDemocratic candidate faces questions over race relationsPete Buttigieg returned to South Bend on Saturday to attend events in memory of Eric Logan, an African American man shot dead by a white poli...
2019-06-29 21:34

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
2019-06-13 22:00

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

Pete Buttigieg 'rags to riches' story is false, brother-in-law tells Laura Ingraham Pastor Rhyan Glezman, brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg, said Thursday evening that the “rags to riches” narrative in a newspaper profile about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and his husband is a lie....
2019-05-31 10:17

Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Police Killing of Black Man in South Bend “I know that whenever an incident like this happens, there is tremendous hurt that can come about,” said Mr. Buttigieg, the mayor, as he returned to the city....
2019-06-18 17:00

South Bend officer: Pete Buttigieg must 'recuse himself' from police shooting probe, is using it to 'further political campaign' Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is using an Indiana police-involved shooting probe to further his White House ambitions, according to the local police union president....
2019-07-03 05:17

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
2019-07-03 17:00

Pete Buttigieg says planned ICE raids will make America 'less safe', claims census question racially motivated Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said President Trump's planned Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids will make America "less safe" and accused the White House of trying to distract from its failed immigration agenda. ...
2019-07-11 20:17

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

Mike Pompeo blasts Pete Buttigieg for ‘slanderous’ attack on Mike Pence Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed as "slanderous" Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence is "homophobic."...
2019-05-21 21:17

Trump’s newest media-FBI conspiracy theory is so baseless the newspaper behind it retracted it Trump promoted a story about a New York Times reporter "flagging" information about Jared Kushner and Russians. It's clear he was merely asking for confirmation....
2019-06-22 15:34

US working to deter Iran, without sparking a shooting war DETERRENCE, NOT WAR: The United States is preparing options to keep the vital Strait of Hormuz open to international shipping traffic while deterring Iran from carrying out more attacks against oil tankers — all while stopping short of offensive mili...
2019-06-17 16:34

Is 'Stranger Things' sparking your nostalgia? Here's what to watch next "Stranger Things" has never scrimped on TV and movie references and homages, with a lengthy laundry list of Stephen King shout-outs alone, starting with "Stand By Me" and "It."...
2019-07-05 15:34

Man arrested for waving gun at DC Pride parade, sparking stampede A man was arrested for waving a handgun during the Capital Pride Parade in Washington DC — sparking a stampede that left several people in the hospital, according to cops. The unidentified man was taken into custody during Saturday night’...
2019-06-09 17:51

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
2019-06-17 18:00

Homeowners in Florida Encouraged to Kill Invasive Iguanas ‘Whenever Possible’ With the spread of green iguanas spiraling out of control in Florida, the state’s wildlife agency is urging homeowners to take it upon themselves to exterminate the non-native lizard, and without the need for permits. Read more......
2019-07-04 22:51

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows...
2019-06-21 10:51

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
2019-06-14 06:51

Louisiana asks public help with invasive Asian swamp eels BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An invasive species of swamp eel has been found in New Orleans, and a state biologist says it’s the first time this species has been found in the United States. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Ro...
2019-06-29 20:34

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
2019-06-18 21:51

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
2019-06-04 17:51

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighting of the invasive pest in a corn field....
2019-06-11 15:17

Trump and Putin Share Joke About Election Meddling, Sparking New Furor At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
2019-06-28 22:34

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
2019-07-08 01:00

More than 41 million people will hit the road July 4th weekend, sparking a big summer trend The summer road trip has long been the iconic idea of vacation, and as much as the country is changing, Americans' desire to travel by car is not: Almost half will road-trip this summer, according to CNBC's Invest in You Spending Survey....
2019-07-01 18:51

Nurse subjected daughter to invasive, needless medical procedures: authorities A licensed nurse suspected of suffering from Munchausen syndrome by proxy is accused of misleading doctors in several states regarding her 10-year-old daughter, who needlessly had a pacemaker, feeding tube and IV port installed, authorities said. Ali...
2019-05-29 17:51

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according to a report. Chloe Haines, 25, sparked a hijack alert on a June 22 flight with Jet2 airlines when she ...
2019-07-06 01:51

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
2019-06-30 21:00

Non-invasive glucose monitor EasyGlucose takes home Microsoft’s Imagine Cup and $100K Microsoft’s yearly Imagine Cup student startup competition crowned its latest winner today: EasyGlucose, a non-invasive, smartphone-based method for diabetics to test their blood glucose. It and the two other similarly beneficial finalists pre...
2019-05-22 08:17

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch fighter jets on Monday turned out to be a flock of birds....
2019-07-01 15:00

Firefox Deploys a Slew of New Privacy Features, Taking Aim at Facebook and Invasive Online Trackers There are plenty of browsers to choose from, but two of the most popular, when it comes to privacy at least, are headed down radically divergent paths.Read more......
2019-06-05 00:17

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
2019-06-15 03:17

Ubisoft Invites Fans To Make Music For Watch Dogs: Legion, Sparking Exploitation Debate Last week, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt ‏announced on Twitter that his music production company, HitRecord, would once again partner with Ubisoft, this time to help the publisher create 10 songs for its upcoming open world hacker game, Watch Dogs: Legi...
2019-07-16 01:17

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
2019-06-13 22:17

Inside Huawei – a photo essay Huawei is China’s most valuable technology brand, whose global expansion has become controversial particularly in regards to 5G technology. Photojournalist Kevin Frayer was given access to Huawei’s Bantian campus in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley, ...
2019-05-22 15:34

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Joan Wakelin Bursary, administrated in partnership...
2019-06-03 10:34

Amish on holiday – photo essay Photographer Dina Litovsky spoke to us about her work photographing the Amish community holidaying in the warmer climate in Sarasota, FloridaAmong the fastest-growing faith groups on the continent, North America’s Amish and Mennonite populations are ...
2019-05-31 14:01

Essay: Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
2019-05-21 16:00

Chinese wedding photos - a picture essay Pre-wedding photo sessions have become big business in China, as couples demand lavish mementoes of their big day in advance. Gone are the days when couples would be satisfied with a single black and white photo to commemorate their weddingA couple p...
2019-06-24 09:51

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and th...
2019-06-07 10:51

Photographer Stephen Dupont looks back – a picture essay Renowned Australia photographer Stephen Dupont chooses 10 of his most memorable images and explains why they had an impact. He is talking at Aperture, the southern hemisphere’s largest photography conference, held from 22-23 June 2019 in SydneyNorthe...
2019-06-13 21:51

Treasures in the loft: an Antiques Roadshow photo essay Photographer Anna Gordon gets inside one of the most successful television shows as the 40 year old roadshow arrives in WarwickshireDavid Long was surprised to see Jonny Depp wetting himself on one of his antiques chairs. Depp was starring in the fil...
2019-07-05 18:51

The colour and drama of the Cricket World Cup – photo essay Guardian and Observer photographer Tom Jenkins spent seven weeks working on the Cricket World Cup from the first game between South Africa and England at the Oval to the dramatic finale at Lord’s. His images here focus on the friendly and colourful t...
2019-07-16 18:00

Mexico’s vigilantes: violence and displacement – a photo essay In southern Mexico, a toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes and cartels is fuelling rising violence. ‘Community police’ or ‘self-defence’ groups, often accused of having ties with drug cartels, have proliferated and extended their control over the territory...
2019-07-02 11:51

The jewellers of Jaipur's Johari Bazaar – a photo essay Unesco has named the capital of Rajasthan, India, a world heritage site, partly for its jewellery and artisanal traditions, which continue to thrive on one of its main commercial streets ‘Sir, want precious stones?” a man asks me, quietly. I am on th...
2019-07-11 13:17

‘We worship the body’: India's kushti mud wrestlers – a photo essay Caste and religion are left at the door of India’s traditional wrestling academies, where the pursuit of physical grace and brute force is a pathway out of poverty By day Amol Patil, 23, is a security guard, standing in a sentry box outside a company...
2019-06-17 18:34

Reading Toni Morrison’s 1973 Summer Essay “Cooking Out” The Book Review’s Summer Reading issue is out this week; 46 years ago, Toni Morrison wrote an essay about cooking out for the 1973 Summer Reading issue....
2019-05-31 13:17

Women's World Cup – the best shots by female photographers | Picture essay Our picture editor looks back at a captivating tournament in France through the work of six exceptional female photographersWhile the 2019 Women’s World Cup brought global attention to the talents of the world’s best female footballers, it also shone...
2019-07-08 20:51

Motorcyclist Magazine Deserved Better After over a century of supplying the world with two-wheel-centric media, Motorcyclist Magazine has ended its print run. Bonnier Corporation, which owns the name, has decided to transition Motorcyclist to a purely digital brand, and print subscribers...
2019-07-11 12:17

MAD Magazine Is Basically Dead Rumors began swirling earlier this week that legendary satirical comics publication MAD Magazine was dead. Turns out, that’s not quite the case... but it might as well be.Read more......
2019-07-04 22:51

Autocar magazine 22 May - on sale now This week: New Discovery Sport revealed, Toyota Supra driven, Vauxhall Corsa prototype tested ahead of launch and more The heavily updated Discovery Sport is our cover story this week, with Land Rover adding a range of new electrified engines and a ...
2019-05-22 03:01

MLB: Umpire union tweet about Machado was ‘inappropriate’ SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the one-game suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following his ejection for arguing a called third s...
2019-06-19 04:51

Serena Williams recalls US Open meltdown in essay, thought she was 'doing the right thing' Serena Williams penned an essay about her outburst at the 2018 U.S. Open, in which she accused the chair umpire of sexism after being penalized on three separate occasions....
2019-07-09 16:34

Serena Williams Pens Powerful Essay About "Excruciating" U.S. Open Match It's been almost one year since Serena Williams lost to Naomi Osaka in the 2018 U.S. Open finals, but the 23-time Grand Slam champion still remembers the defeat like it was......
2019-07-09 18:17

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people – and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam...
2019-06-20 08:34

MAD Magazine Is Leaving Newsstands After a 67-Year Run (SAN FRANCISCO) — MAD, the long-running satirical magazine that influenced everyone from “Weird Al” Yankovic to the writers of “The Simpsons,” will be leaving newsstands after its August issue. Really.The illustrated hum...
2019-07-05 08:34

Mad Magazine to stop publishing new issues Time to start worrying, Alfred E. Neuman. Mad magazine, the iconic satirical publication known for gap-toothed, freckle-faced mascot Neuman and his “What, me worry?” mantra, will no longer appear on newsstands after nearly seven decades, its publishe...
2019-07-05 12:34

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel “inappropriate” ROME (AP) — The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox’s invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as “inappropriate.” Knox, a former American exchange student who became t...
2019-06-14 13:51

Kercher lawyer: Knox presence at law panel "inappropriate" The lawyer of the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher has described Amanda Knox's invitation to the Italian Criminal Justice Festival as "inappropriate."...
2019-06-14 16:34

| Roland Garros women's SF scheduling 'unfair and inappropriate' The French Open's decision to move the women's semi-finals away from the tournament's showpiece court was blasted as "unfair and inappropriate" by the WTA....
2019-06-06 23:00

American Airlines nearly kicked me off flight for ‘inappropriate’ romper A Houston doctor has accused an American Airlines crew of ordering her to cover up her summer romper — or risk being kicked off her flight along with her 8-year-old son on their way back from a vacation in Jamaica. Dr. Tisha Rowe, a founder of a tele...
2019-07-10 20:51

'Big Little Lies' star Adam Scott slams Mitch McConnell for using his image, sparking feud Adam Scott took to Twitter Wednesday after discovering that Mitch McConnell's official account tweeted his image.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Mindy Kaling's new essay collection to detail being a single mom, working with Oprah Topics will include Kaling's experience as a single mother and working with Reese Witherspoon and Oprah Winfrey.        ...
2019-05-31 03:51

Quentin Tarantino lauds Sergio Leone as “the greatest of all Italy’s filmmakers” in new essay Perhaps more than any other director working today, Quentin Tarantino owes his success to the filmmaking greats who came before him. The years he spent working in a video rental store, obsessively watching every revered classic and forgotten B-movie,...
2019-06-05 03:00

Novel, letter, essay, memoir? Eimear McBride on Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights Hardwick’s novel depicts her encounters with Billie Holiday and refers to her divorce from Robert Lowell, but is much more than autofictionWithin the first few pages of Elizabeth Hardwick’s Sleepless Nights the narrator writes of her fondly remembere...
2019-06-29 21:34

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the shoes are madeWe started working in Amazonia, in th...
2019-06-20 15:17

NY magazine group once known for swanky shindigs is moving to DC MPA – The Association of Magazine Media — a century-old nonprofit trade group whose swanky events used to attract A-listers from Barack Obama to Norman Schwarzkopf — is shuttering its New York City headquarters and relocating to Washington DC. ...
2019-07-12 21:17

ES magazine's summer reading list Whether you're looking for a hard-hitting debut or the perfect beach read by your favourite author, this list will make picking your summer book list a total breeze...
2019-06-13 16:51

The end of satire: Mad magazine to cease regular publication Comedian Al Yankovic laments loss of ‘one of the all-time greatest American institutions’Mad magazine, a US institution famous for the grinning face of jug-eared, tiny-eyed mascot Alfred E Neuman, is to stop being a regular fixture of newsstands.The ...
2019-07-05 01:00

100-year-old ‘Motorcyclist’ magazine moves to digital only Motorcyclist, a 100-year-old magazine, is the latest to go all-digital, but Editor-in-Chief Chris Cantle and his staff will remain on board to put out a digital version....
2019-05-29 05:17

Sports Illustrated Magazine Sold For $110M NEW YORK (AP) — Sports Illustrated is being sold for $110 million, but the seller will continue running the iconic magazine under a licensing deal. Authentic Brands Group is buying Sports Illustrated from Meredith Corp. Authentic will handle marketin...
2019-05-28 18:34

Condé Nast nearing $7M sale of W Magazine After nine months on the sale block, Condé Nast appears to have finally found a buyer for fashion bible W Magazine. Surface Media, which publishes an avant-garde quarterly magazine and Web site covering design and architecture, is said to be close to...
2019-05-24 03:00

Aaron Carter Claims Michael Jackson Did One Thing "That Was a Little Bit Inappropriate" Aaron Carter is speaking up. In a newly released clip of the former child star for his upcoming appearance on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars Family Edition, Carter brought up an......
2019-05-21 15:17

Four-star Navy admiral retires over inappropriate professional relationship A decorated US Navy admiral who was set to become the service’s top officer has decided to turn down the position — and will retire instead — after an investigation found that he had maintained an inappropriate “professional r...
2019-07-08 10:17

Border Patrol Chief: Sexist Facebook posts ‘inappropriate’ CLINT, Texas (AP) — The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist posts and comments mocking migrant deaths in a closed Facebook group for agents and employees are “completely inappropriate.” Carla Provost said in a statement Monday that...
2019-07-02 04:34

Bran Stark actor pens essay insisting the ‘Game of Thrones’ ending was perfect Isaac Hempstead Wright, the actor with the sometimes maddeningly impassive face who portrayed Bran Stark on Game of Thrones, got perhaps the best ending out of anyone in the series. He went from being pushed out of a window in season 1, crippling him...
2019-05-21 14:39

Trump Sat Down With Time Magazine and Then Threatened a Reporter With Prison Time magazine was supposed to have an innocent little sit down with President Trump, but of course nothing involving the overlord of the White House can be innocent or easy or not involve the president threatening a Time reporter with prison....
2019-06-21 23:17

Rediscover East Germany's top fashion magazine, 'Sibylle' An exhibition in Berlin showcases "Sibylle," an East German fashion and culture magazine that for decades offered women in the communist state more than dress patterns....
2019-06-14 17:17

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Th...
2019-06-08 04:51

O, The Oprah Magazine's Summer 2019 Reading List We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-07-08 22:00

Tech investor backing bid to buy W magazine from Condé Nast Tech investor Eric Crown is backing a bid by Marc Lotenberg, chief executive of Surface Media, to buy glossy fashion title W magazine from Condé Nast, according to a well-placed source. Crown, a prominent GOP donor who heads Tempe, Ariz.-based AZ Cro...
2019-05-25 12:34

The Company Behind Maker Faire and Make: Magazine Has Shut Down TechCrunch has learned that Maker Media, the company behind the DIY magazine and online publication Make:, as well as the Maker Faire science, art, and hacking festivals that happen all around the world each year, ceased operations last week and let ...
2019-06-10 16:00

Pioneer US Satire Magazine To Stop Publishing After 70-Year Run MAD magazine, the once-subversive humor publication that helped redefine American satire and influenced a half-century of comedians and comic artists, will soon disappear from the newsstand. And after......
2019-07-05 12:00

Bill Moran, picked to lead U.S. Navy, retires over inappropriate relationship Adm. Bill Moran said he has declined the offer and will instead retire due to a professional relationship he kept with a former Navy official accused of sexual misconduct....
2019-07-08 12:34

French Open: 'Unfair and inappropriate' change to women's schedule criticized The French Open's decision to relocate the women's singles semifinals away from Roland Garros' main court has been labeled "unfair and inappropriate" by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA)....
2019-06-08 02:51

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a...
2019-05-29 19:51

State Department says senior UN official’s visit to China 'highly inappropriate' The State Department criticized an upcoming visit of the UN’s counter-terrorism Czar to China as, “Highly inappropriate,” after it was revealed the official was going to a province that has witnessed persecution of ethnic Muslims for their religious ...
2019-06-15 20:34

Amanda Knox’s return to Italy is ‘inappropriate,’ Kercher family lawyer says Amanda Knox’s return to Italy was slammed as “inappropriate” by a lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher — who was slain in the apartment she shared with the American exchange student. Knox, 31, arrived in the country Th...
2019-06-14 21:51

Amanda Knox: Kercher family label her return to Italy 'inappropriate' Knox, twice acquitted of killing Meredith Kercher, is to attend a debate on ‘trial by media’ Amanda Knox’s return to Italy has been described as “inappropriate” and “very painful” by a lawyer for the family of the murdered British student Meredith Ke...
2019-06-13 21:51

Aaron Carter Backtracks After Claiming Michael Jackson's Behavior Was ''Inappropriate'' Aaron Carter is speaking out and clarifying comments he made about Michael Jackson's alleged "inappropriate" behavior. On Monday, news broke about the 31-year-old singer after......
2019-05-22 12:17

Top Border Officials Condemn ‘Highly Inappropriate’ Secret Facebook Group Lawmakers, some of whom were the targets of offensive posts and threats within the group, amplified their criticism of the Customs and Border Protection agency....
2019-07-02 22:17

Sarah Jessica Parker recalls inappropriate behaviour by 'very big movie star' Sarah Jessica Parker has recalled "countless" experiences of inappropriate behaviour from male colleagues on film and TV sets - including from one "very big movie star"....
2019-07-09 23:17

Free kick for Fitzroy's youth in a football club scoring diversity goals – a photo essay The Lions play a vital role for the talented kids, many from refugee backgrounds, living in one of Melbourne’s most gentrified suburbsGrowing up in the high-rise commission flats of Melbourne’s inner north, one thing was certain for Abdul Abdurahman....
2019-07-07 01:00

It's Rumor Time: Mad Magazine is reportedly shutting down publication of new material Sad news for the Usual Gang Of Idiots—of all ages—today, as murmurs have begun circulating on Twitter suggesting that venerable satire institution Mad Magazine is reportedly ceasing publication of new material, and will instead simply reprint old mat...
2019-07-04 05:34

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
2019-06-10 19:01

Condé Nast Sells W Magazine; Stefano Tonchi Out as Top Editor The company acquiring the bimonthly fashion title, which also owns Surface and Watch Journal, named Sara Moonves, the current style director, as W’s next editor in chief....
2019-06-27 19:00

Magazine Columnist Alleges Trump Raped Her At A Store Two Decades Ago E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer and longtime women's advice columnist, accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago in a dressing room of an upscale......
2019-06-22 10:51

Realme 3 Getting New Update With Lock Screen Magazine, Theme Store, More Realme 3 is receiving a new software update in India. The update, which carries the build number RMX1825EX_11_A.16, brings a number of new features and enhancements to the smartphone....
2019-06-11 19:51

Esquire magazine faces turmoil amid masthead exodus There is chaos at Esquire, as the entire top of the masthead has either resigned or been let go following the resignation of Editor-in-Chief Jay Fielden last week. Bruce Handy, features editor, who one source said was the choice of Hearst Chief Conte...
2019-06-07 12:17

American Airlines Forces Doctor to Wrap Herself in Blanket Because They Thought Her Romper Was Inappropriate First, I have to ask American Airlines employees a question: does this shit ever work out well for you? Has there ever been a time where a flight attendant has made some knee-jerk decision about how offended they were about what a woman was wearing a...
2019-07-10 01:51

Natalie Portman denies Moby’s ‘disturbing’ dating claims: It 'felt inappropriate' Natalie Portman is setting the record straight on Moby’s “disturbing” claim that the pair dated nearly two decades ago, accusing the Grammy-nominated musician of being a “creepy” older man....
2019-05-22 18:51

Ari Fleischer: Trump's 'inappropriate' tweets reunited Dems, 'extinguished' Pelosi-AOC feud Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer said Monday that President Trump "went too far" on Twitter when he went after four freshmen Democratic members of Congress....
2019-07-15 22:51

How to Navigate a Collapsing Business: Magazine Giant Meredith Axes Nostalgia The nation’s largest publisher jettisons Time and Fortune, despite their prestige, in favor of Happy Paws and People, part of its strategy of distinguishing between lost causes and promising ones....
2019-05-23 20:00

With 37 Covers, New York Magazine Celebrates the Timeless, Transformative World of Drag If you weren’t already aware, here’s some tea worth spilling: Pop culture owes a great debt to drag culture. From our slang to the now-ubiquitous “full-face beat” of beauty influencer culture, drag queens have long been trailblazers in a realm few ar...
2019-06-13 20:34

Ousted editor of W Magazine sues Condé Nast for contract violations Publishing giant Conde Nast fired the long-time editor-in-chief of W Magazine “for cause” on the morning it sold the fashion title — without telling him why, according to a new lawsuit. Stefano Tonchi — who was at the helm of W for nine years — says ...
2019-06-27 23:17

American Airlines Accused of Policing Black Passenger's Curves After Deeming Her Romper 'Inappropriate' A Houston-based doctor says she was removed from an American Airlines flight and humiliated in front of her son because her outfit—a colorful romper—was deemed “inappropriate” for the flight....
2019-07-09 21:01

Condé Nast sells W Magazine; Sara Moonves named editor-in-chief Condé Nast has sold Vogue’s sister publication W Magazine in a deal that has already resulted in a new editor-in-chief: Sara Moonves, daughter of disgraced former CBS chairman and CEO Les Moonves. Moonves, the mag’s former style director, will take o...
2019-06-27 23:17

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Centauro boosts offer for Netshoes to outbid Magazine Luiza Apparel retailer Grupo SBF SA , operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, has boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd to $3.70 per share, as it tries to outbid rival contender Magazine Luiza SA....
2019-06-12 17:01

Magazine columnist accuses Trump of sexual assault more than two decades ago, an allegation he denies E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer, said Trump attacked her in a dressing room of an upscale department store. The president called her account “fake news.”...
2019-06-22 15:34

New York Times Magazine reveals how liberal ‘The View’ audience is with glowing feature The New York Times Magazine gushed about ABC’s News’ “The View” with a lengthy cover story published Wednesday that reveals how liberal the daytime gabfest’s audience actually is....
2019-05-22 18:51

Gayming Magazine: New media platform aims to bring gaming LGBTQ+ communities together A new online magazine is set to take the gaming world by storm by acting as a hub for LGBTQ+ stories and voices across the industry. Here's what you need to know....
2019-05-31 16:51

Retail tycoon Philip Green charged with assault after pilates teacher alleges inappropriate touching The British retail tycoon Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor assault in the United States after an Arizona pilates instructor accused him of repeatedly touching her inappropriately....
2019-06-01 01:00

Amanda Knox's return to Italy slammed as 'inappropriate' by slain British student's family lawyer Amanda Knox’s return to Italy Thursday was slammed as “inappropriate” by the lawyer representing the family of Meredith Kercher, the British student Knox was previously convicted of killing in 2007....
2019-06-14 17:51

Report: ESPN plans to stop featuring LaVar Ball after inappropriate remark to Molly Qerim LaVar Ball had made an inappropriate remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim during Monday's airing of First Take.       ...
2019-06-20 08:17

GQ magazine pulls photo of Silicon Valley execs featuring 2 women Photoshopped in: reports Not enough women tech executives in Silicon Valley? They can always be Photoshopped in. GQ magazine recently removed a photo from its website after learning that the two women appearing with 15 male tech executives had been digitally added....
2019-06-13 15:34

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, magazine says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated fraud charges in court that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in sight, according to a Toronto maga...
2019-06-22 01:34

Ebony magazine's digital staff abruptly laid off without pay as asset auction looms The team was some of the last staff left of the iconic magazine started by John H. Johnson in 1945. An auction of Ebony's photo archive is set for July 15.       ...
2019-06-22 02:17

Donald Trump denies a fresh accusation of sexual assault from New York magazine columnist Donald Trump has denied allegations made by a New York-based advice columnist that he sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s....
2019-06-22 20:34

Best content marketing tools of 2019 Marketing is at heart about communications, but communications requires a message, or content, that you can reach out to consumers with.In the old days this could be as simple as a slogan on a poster, but these days with the profusion of digital medi...
2019-07-05 04:17

This might just be the best content-creation laptop ever made Since it first launched in 2016, GIGABYTE’s AERO line has offered some of the most versatile laptops on the planet. This family of all-rounders combine light and portable designs with long battery life and powerful internals, with specs that a...
2019-07-12 10:00

Home, sweet home: an emigrant's view of Brexit – photo essay The British photographer Ed Alcock took French citizenship in 2018. He examines the UK’s decision to leave the EU from a unique perspective, questioning the meaning of belonging to a nation, the place one calls home. While Europe deletes one of the y...
2019-05-27 10:01

Nicolas Sarkozy, at 5 feet 5 inches, mocked for magazine showing him taller than supermodel wife Carla Bruni At 5 feet 5 inches tall, the diminutive Nicolas Sarkozy is known as much for his height -- or lack of it -- as any of his accomplishments as French president....
2019-07-06 08:17

How to Save Your Jump VR Content Before Google Deletes It Google’s giving yet another service the axe—this time it’s the company’s VR content-editing service Jump VR. Google just announced that the service will be shuttering on June 28....
2019-05-22 01:34

Crack the code behind creating engaging content with this $11 course Have you ever heard of a marketing funnel? While it serves a different principle than the funnels you have in your kitchen or garage, its purpose is basically the same. It’s all about the simple steps can turn a complete stranger into a valued custom...
2019-06-13 23:17

Long live the video game content war On Saturday, June 8th, the first of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) livestreams began. Away from the hustle and bustle of the show floor, these presentations—hosted by the likes of Microsoft, Google, EA, and Ubisoft—offered remote onlookers a ...
2019-06-19 19:00

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to b...
2019-06-30 20:17

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend t...
2019-05-26 17:17

China Censors Audio Content That Is Horny or Nihilistic Content with even a hint of sexual suggestion is not long for the internet in China—even ASMR videos have been wiped from the nation’s video streaming services. And on Friday, over two dozen audio apps were censored by China’s central internet regula...
2019-07-02 10:34

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
2019-06-16 14:51

YouTube to ban hateful videos, Holocaust-denying content The Google-owned video-sharing platform has pledged to remove content that glorifies Nazi ideology or well-document events like the Holocaust and 9/11. YouTube is also tweaking its algorithm that recommends videos....
2019-06-06 05:00

Too much streaming content is causing viewer ‘paralysis’: Nielsen Stuck between The Rock and “A Quiet Place”? You’re not alone. Nielsen’s new Total Audience Report found that the average TV viewer takes seven minutes just to pick what to watch. Chalk it up to too much choice. The proliferation of stream...
2019-07-01 21:17

YouTube, Under Fire, Considers Major Changes to Kids' Content YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the standalone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
2019-06-19 21:00

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
2019-06-21 15:17

Facebook’s New Content Moderation Tools Put Posts in Context The audit noted that asking reviewers "to consider whether the user was condemning or discussing hate speech, rather than espousing it, may reduce errors.”...
2019-07-03 17:17

'Of excellent content': Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump still write to each other North Korean leader promises to ‘seriously contemplate the interesting content’ of letter from US penpal who recently received a ‘beautiful’ noteThe North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has received a personal letter from Donald Trump and will put serio...
2019-06-23 09:34

AT&T's Xandr launches ad-buying platform for premium content AT&T Inc's advertising unit Xandr on Monday launched an ad-buying platform called Xandr Invest to lure advertisers with exclusive access to AT&T customer data and streamline how companies can buy ad space across different formats such as streaming vi...
2019-06-10 15:51

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently Researchers came up with an innovative approach for comparing foods with similar nutritional labels and found that they affect gut bacteria differently....
2019-06-17 10:51

YouTube Working on Removing Harmful Content: Pichai YouTube has recently made "significant revisions" to its hate speech policy and removed over nine million videos in the last quarter, according to Google CEO Sundar Pichai....
2019-06-18 14:34

Senators ask FTC to investigate how social networks curate content Republican politicians are taking their allegations of tech industry bias to regulators. Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley have sent a letter to the FTC asking it to investigate how companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter curate content. These....
2019-07-15 17:00

Facebook Says It's Going to Ban Content Spreading Misinformation Ahead of 2020 Facebook announced that it intends to ban content that misrepresents the 2020 census in hopes of preempting efforts to deter people from filling it out....
2019-07-01 05:34

Huge ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-ray box set comes with tons of bonus content Season 8’s shortcomings notwithstanding, HBO’s Game of Thrones was a landmark moment in popular culture whose influence is so pervasive it will remain a standard that other series are compared to for years to come. That includes HBO&rsquo...
2019-06-27 21:51

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry sp...
2019-06-28 11:17

Southwest passenger 'bombarded by inappropriate photos' by stranger on her flight Here's a good reason for iPhone users to disable AirDrop while on planes: A Texas woman forgot and another passenger sent her unsolicited nude photos.       ...
2019-06-15 02:34

Southwest passenger 'bombarded by inappropriate photos' from stranger on her flight Here's a good reason for iPhone users to disable AirDrop while on planes: A Texas woman forgot and another passenger sent her unsolicited nude photos.       ...
2019-06-15 03:51

Iranian cops bust yoga class for ‘inappropriate outfits,’ coed class Iranian police busted 30 people in a yoga class — for wearing “inappropriate outfits” while in a banned mixed-sex class, according to reports. Authorities raided the secret sweaty session after monitoring a private house in the nort...
2019-05-26 21:17

Aaron Carter defends Michael Jackson after saying the star did one 'inappropriate' thing In a clip from “Marriage Boot Camp," Aaron Carter says that there was "one thing that (Michael Jackson) did that was a little bit inappropriate.”        ...
2019-05-23 04:17

European spirits makers agree to calorie content labels Europe's spirits makers announced plans on Tuesday to list the number of calories and ingredients in spirit drinks, as businesses and regulators step up efforts to cater for healthier lifestyles....
2019-06-04 16:34

In Sunny Cannes, Marketers Fret Over Dark Content Online There was plenty of handwringing among attendees at the Cannes Lions ad festival who worried aloud and often about brand safety and data privacy online....
2019-06-21 22:00

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
2019-07-11 00:34

7 Best Lavalier Mics For Creating Excellent Audio And Video Content If you are planning to start your own YouTube channel to uploads some videos stuff or make some tutorials?  It’s a common thing when the viewers hear the poor sound, they skip the video. If you are new to recording videos or audios, it is good ...
2019-05-21 16:51

'Being mean is lucrative': queer users condemn YouTube over homophobic content Site’s waffling over harassment during Pride month was ‘not surprising’, YouTuber saysYouTube’s haphazard response to an anti-gay harassment controversy this week underscores the company’s continuing failure to protect creators from hate speech, quee...
2019-06-08 07:51

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
2019-05-24 17:34

Facebook's Effort to Build an Internal Court for Content Is Far From Simple In a report on Facebook’s efforts to create an independent content oversight board, the social-media giant said there has been little consensus of how it should govern speech or how it should be held accountable....
2019-06-27 21:17

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the police......
2019-06-09 08:01

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list me...
2019-07-09 09:34

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call that the social network will run a pilot program ...
2019-05-23 21:00

Facebook launches new rules aimed at stopping extremist content Facebook announced new the rules around its live streaming platform that it says would have stopped a deranged gunman from using the service to broadcast a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques in March. The Palo Alto, Calif.-based social network ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Ford Is Content to Give the Fusion a Long, Painful Death The Ford Fusion sedan, like all of Ford’s small cars aside from the rough, tough, still-selling Mustang, is fighting its inevitable death by inching along on a slow, indefinite conveyor belt that Ford will eventually decide to unplug. Slow and indefi...
2019-06-06 19:34

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be ena...
2019-06-05 02:51

YouTube Weighs Major Changes to Kids' Content Amid FTC Probe YouTube executives are debating moving all children’s content into the stand-alone YouTube Kids app, to better protect young viewers from objectionable videos....
2019-06-20 03:17

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
2019-06-19 03:00

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
2019-06-06 06:51

| Facebook to broaden effort to root out white nationalist content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
2019-07-02 05:34

Facebook To Broaden Effort To Root Out White Nationalist Content Facebook said Monday it would take new steps to eliminate content promoting white nationalism and white separatism after an external audit said its efforts were "too narrow."...
2019-07-02 06:00

6 foolproof content creation tips to boost your marketing strategy Buzzwords like ‘content marketing’, ‘content creation strategy’, and ‘content is king’ mean a lot more to businesses today than they did a few years ago. In the modern, fast-paced, and highly competitive corporate stratosphere, content marketing has ...
2019-07-12 15:51

Sixense hires HTC Vive’s Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio Sixense has hired HTC Vive's Joel Breton to run VR and AR content studio, dubbed Sixense Studios, as the company expands its software reach.Read More...
2019-05-21 20:00

SuperData: Millennials spend average of $112 a month on gaming content Millennials spend an average of $112 a month on gaming content. That is more than any other age group, including the Gen X and Gen Z demographics.Read More...
2019-06-06 16:17

Five-time TT winner Hickman "content" with World Superbike return Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman says he is "content" with his performance standing in for Markus Reiterberger at Donington Park in World Superbikes...
2019-07-08 18:51

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
2019-06-15 10:51

ESPN condemns LaVar Ball for 'completely inappropriate' comment made to Molly Qerim Rose LaVar Ball was condemned by ESPN for the "completely inappropriate" comment he made to "First Take" host Molly Qerim Rose on the show on Monday.       ...
2019-06-18 17:00

Francesco Molinari signs exclusive global content deal with GOLFTV "GOLFTV today announced a deal with reigning Open champion Francesco Molinari to produce a range of exclusive content for the live and on-demand video streaming service."...
2019-05-21 18:01

@DykeDigital Is the Instagram Account Producing High-Fashion Content For Lesbians "My mission is to create a space where lesbian-identifying creatives can just make what they want to make and for people to know that we are high fashion and can be high fashion"...
2019-06-17 12:34

Fortnite v9.3 Content Update Brings Air Strike for Summoning Missile Attacks The latest Fornite v9.3 content update brings a new item called Air Strike which can be used to call a missile attack for decimating enemies on a larger scale....
2019-07-10 11:17

Marvel just announced all the new content coming to the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Blu-ray and digital release Just hours after officially confirming that Avengers: Endgame will be returning to theaters with a few extra surprises, Marvel has revealed the dates for the digital and Blu-ray home releases of the movie. If you want to own the movie digitally, you ...
2019-06-27 19:34

AT&T's streaming service won't be expensive, includes HBO, Cinemax, Warner Bros. content Streaming services aren't a new thing, but the competition has been heating up only recently as companies like Netflix, Spotify and Sony report massive earnings. Each of the companies mentioned operates in a different area – movies, music, video game...
2019-06-07 06:17

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and ...
2019-07-02 03:51

Lego marketing chief says challenge with online ads is that so much content is 'damaging' to kids Lego CMO Julia Goldin said the company focuses some YouTube advertising on adults because the company has concerns about kids' privacy on the site....
2019-06-22 01:00

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
2019-07-02 12:34

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of cha...
2019-06-20 18:34

There’s more to like about Pete Alonso than just his power There is much to like about Mets rookie Pete Alonso, but Saturday night was really special. Here were the Mets clinging to a one-run lead in the seventh inning — and one-run leads are dangerous with the Mets bullpen. Then Alonso led off with an incre...
2019-06-09 17:34

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, ...
2019-07-02 10:34

Mexico's Pemex cannot comply with reduced sulfur content rule -company document Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, cannot currently comply with a new rule requiring less sulfur content for motor diesel, according to a document showing its business plan and seen by Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 23:51

Fortnite v9.30 Content Update Adds Revolver, Brings Back Pump Shotgun Epic Games has released a new content update for Fortnite, which brings a number of goodies and gameplay improvements for Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes....
2019-06-27 20:34

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, will develop specific steps to protect both people and brands from what marketers call “unsafe” conte...
2019-06-18 16:51

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
2019-05-29 16:34

Tencent Music charges for more content as paying users drive profit beat China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group said it had started charging for more of its content in the first quarter as the popularity of its pay-for-streaming services helped drive up profit....
2019-05-21 15:01

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologizes to LGBTQ community over handling of anti-gay content YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized at to the gay and lesbian community over the handling of anti-gay content on the Google owned video platform.       ...
2019-06-11 03:51

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
2019-06-27 19:34

Amazon cancels Sneaky Pete In a trick that it probably picked up from Prime users who cancel just after the holidays, Amazon is continuing its trend of killing off shows right after they air new seasons. In May, the super-retailer/streaming service canceled The Tick shortly af...
2019-06-05 04:00

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH ...
2019-05-24 15:51

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream behavior among consumers, the video industry has pr...
2019-07-02 13:00

| Crusaders to keep name, despite backlash after NZ mosque attacks New Zealand rugby bosses have confirmed the Crusaders will keep their name for at least another year, despite a backlash following the mosque attacks in Christchurch....
2019-06-08 12:17

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
2019-07-03 12:51

Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban Activists accuse censors of ‘selective morality’ in nation where transgender women are widely acceptedThe banning of Rocketman, a biographic film about the life of musician Elton John, in Samoa has prompted criticism by human rights activists of “sel...
2019-06-12 13:17

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police access over privacy concerns. Florida-based GEDmatch announced recently that police can now only view DNA profiles of...
2019-06-07 23:51

Before returning to Italy, Amanda Knox pens essay on a 'surreal' life and 'involuntary' fame Amanda Knox penned an essay on Medium before returning to Italy eight years after being released for wrongful murder conviction there.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

As she returns to Italy, Amanda Knox pens essay on a 'surreal' life and 'involuntary' fame Amanda Knox wrote an essay on Medium before returning to Italy eight years after being released for wrongful murder conviction there.        ...
2019-06-13 15:34

MLB umpires union upset over Manny Machado's suspension; League calls the criticism 'inappropriate' A day after Manny Machado was hit with a one-game suspension, the MLB Umpires Association issued a scathing statement on Twitter.       ...
2019-06-19 01:51

After shooting, Buttigieg says police must activate cameras SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) is telling officers after a fatal police shooting that they must activate their body cameras during any interaction with civilians. The Democratic presidential ca...
2019-06-19 04:51

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundat...
2019-05-26 16:17

Pete Holmes On the Finding Inner Peace in Any Situation Pete Holmes (star of HBO's Crashing and host of the You Made It Weird podcast) on how expectations are ruining your reality, why everything and what Disneyland can teach you about spirituality....
2019-06-04 21:00

Chris Paddack has a lot more than Pete Alonso to worry about now Pete Alonso’s competition for NL Rookie fo the Month in June just got a little easier. The Padres optioned 23-year-old rookie Chris Paddack to Single-A Lake Elsinore on Wednesday. Paddack had cooled off after his ridiculous start — allowing 12 ...
2019-06-14 00:17

Pete Alonso will swing away in the Home Run Derby Pete Alonso will be in Cleveland during All-Star festivities, shooting for the fences. The Mets slugger has accepted an invitation to the Home Run Derby, he said Friday, and will participate whether or not he is selected to the National League All-St...
2019-06-29 01:51

Buttigieg to seek outside investigations of police shooting SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Indiana, where he’s ...
2019-06-24 00:17

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 milli...
2019-07-02 22:34

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somew...
2019-07-11 01:51

Tech industry slams GOP senator's bill that would hold companies liable for user-posted content Tech trade organizations on Wednesday lashed back at a newly proposed bill by Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., that would fundamentally alter the business models of tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube....
2019-06-19 20:17

Dying Light 2 release date news imminent as Techland promise obscene amount of new content Dying Light 2 is well into its production cycle, and now a Techland dev has announced that the game will be much more contact-packed and customisable than the first instalment....
2019-05-27 13:00

After backlash over creepy look, ‘Sonic’ release will be delayed Fans, you can either have a bizarrely human-looking Sonic the Hedgehog this year, or you can have a less odd-looking Sonic the Hedgehog later. The makers of the movie based off the Sega video game announced Friday that it’ll be later. Like, nex...
2019-05-24 22:34

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the southern border....
2019-06-19 14:34

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However, in Europe, Team USA players are receiving heavy criticism for some of their celebrations on the fie...
2019-07-05 09:01

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
2019-06-11 11:00

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in the growing controversy over the state’s new abo...
2019-05-31 19:34

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion backlash Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all found that a majority of citizens in those places ...
2019-06-18 09:00

This List Of Decorative Placemats Is A Testament To Our Restraint At A Time When Literally Any ‘Game Of Thrones’ Content Whatsoever Would Go Viral The internet is obsessed with Game Of Thrones, and with the long-awaited series finale airing tonight, we could post pretty much anything at all about the show and get tens of millions of valuable page views. However, we are steadfastly committed to ...
2019-05-21 17:51

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic president hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College about ...
2019-05-23 00:17

Buttigieg wants outside investigations of South Bend police shooting Democratic presidential contender addresses town hall meetingWhite officer shot black man dead earlier this monthThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has faced criticism from angry black residents at an emotional town hall meeting in ...
2019-06-24 09:51

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
2019-06-10 12:17

Pete Alonso’s cousin also wins big at Home Run Derby CLEVELAND — For winning the 2019 Home Run Derby Monday night at Progressive Field, the Mets’ Pete Alonso gained a $1 million prize, a cool, ginormous medallion from Daddy Yankee and enough social-media mentions to feed a Kardashian for a week. For se...
2019-07-09 15:00

Buttigieg triples fundraising haul in last quarter, rakes in nearly $25M Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg hauled in a whopping $24.8 million in fundraising from nearly 300,000 donors the past three months, his campaign announced on Monday....
2019-07-01 14:00

Buttigieg fundraising frenzy could produce eye-popping totals Don’t be surprised if Pete Buttigieg produces an eye-popping fundraising figure when the second quarter campaign cash numbers start pouring in at the beginning of July. Earlier this year the 37-year old South Bend, Indiana mayor surged in the polls –...
2019-06-22 08:34

Pete Alonso is Mets’ Linsanity — with staying power CLEVELAND — For a few weeks he made even the most depressed fans of the team dream. He was the best kind of story, practically out of nowhere, magical, overcoming all the negativity and bad history and management ineptitude and hate of ownership to g...
2019-07-10 06:34

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team ...
2019-06-14 19:34

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
2019-07-11 12:17

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
2019-06-16 21:01

Joe Biden raises $21.5 million in second quarter, keeps pace with Buttigieg Former Vice President Joe Biden took in $21.5 million in the second fundraising quarter of the year, his campaign said on Wednesday, placing him behind only Pete Buttigieg among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who have reported campaign donat...
2019-07-03 20:51

Pete Alonso’s home run derby dream comes down to cousin This was the summer of 1998, back when the greatest show in baseball would happen a couple of hours before game time, when Mark McGwire would lug his lumber to a batting cage and take aim at places baseballs weren’t supposed to reach. Forget, if you ...
2019-07-03 02:34

Why Pete Alonso could be left off Rookie of the Year ballots Pete Alonso is on the path to the best season ever by a Mets rookie position player. Yet, he may not win NL Rookie of the Year and might not even appear on every ballot. With the season one-third complete, the NL Rookie race is setting up as the best...
2019-05-25 20:00

Buttigieg pitches plan to fight systemic racism Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg laid out his proposals for the country during a speech at a Chicago event held by a civil rights organization as he looks to build support among black voters. (July 2)       ...
2019-07-03 14:17

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. Buttigieg said he changed his campaign schedule to ret...
2019-06-17 08:00

The Latest: No video of officer shooting in Buttigieg’s city SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly police shooting in the Indiana hometown of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Authorities say no police video exists of the confrontation during which an office...
2019-06-18 03:34

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" so... (credit: Wikimedia Commons) With all the controversy, scrutiny, and international regulation...
2019-05-21 14:51

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
2019-06-11 20:00

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on using federal funds for abortions that he had long supported. The former vice president denounced the m...
2019-06-07 07:51

Austin plan to allow homeless camps faces backlash Austin officials are facing a major backlash after a vote that would permit the city's homeless population to sleep or camp in any public area -- with few exceptions, such as City Hall....
2019-07-03 00:17

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

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
2019-06-11 02:00

Kim Kardashian West finds solution to Kimono backlash NEW YORK (AP) — Social media has spoken, and Kim Kardashian West has listened. The reality TV star and makeup mogul has decided to change the name of her Kimono Solutionwear. The move comes less than a week after backlash from social media users who ...
2019-07-01 17:34

McGrath now says she would've opposed Kavanaugh after left-wing backlash Amy McGrath now says she would not have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after all -- just hours after she indicated that she "probably" would have, causing a fierce backlash from progressive activists supporting her long-shot bi...
2019-07-11 06:00

Biden backlash: will the frontrunner's early stumbles be his downfall? A blunder on abortion right this week shows he may have misjudged the mood of an increasingly progressive partySince his arrival in the 2020 presidential race, Joe Biden has basked in his status as an early frontrunner: he has coasted in most early b...
2019-06-08 07:51

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
2019-06-05 00:01

Kids' magazine Highlights denounces 'unconscionable' migrant family separation In a statement published Tuesday on Twitter, CEO Kent Johnson spoke against the "practice of separating immigrant children from their families."        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
2019-06-14 13:34

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
2019-07-03 16:34

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
2019-06-09 00:34

Pete Alonso will donate a portion of Home Run Derby prize Pete Alonso wants to win the Home Run Derby because of the competitor in him, but the Mets first baseman has other motives. The rookie slugger on Tuesday indicated he intends to donate a portion of his earnings from the event to the Wounded Warrior F...
2019-07-03 16:00

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days of Literary Blackness series, we also love music and relish in the opportunity to celebrate that love ...
2019-06-01 16:51

Pete Alonso’s weird response to very strange alien question The question was out of right field. Pete Alonso’s response came from outer space. After the Mets beat the Yankees on Tuesday night to salvage a Subway Series split, the rookie phenom was faced with ESPN inquiries over standard baseball musings...
2019-06-13 04:51

Mets star Pete Alonso wins the Home Run Derby CLEVELAND — With every step he takes, every move he makes, Pete Alonso offers more bouquets to the Mets and their beleaguered fans. On Monday night at Progressive Field, the entire baseball world witnessed the joy and theatrics that the rookie has br...
2019-07-09 15:00

Buttigieg staffer calls GOP congressman to apologize for wishing he had been hit with urine Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., received an apology from Pete Buttigieg campaign staffer Samantha Lillian Elaine Pollara Sunday after she said she wished he had been hit with urine instead of a milkshake. ...
2019-07-02 02:17

Pete Alonso is Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets saving grace They try to cheapen this with baseballs that sure look juiced, with strike zones that sure seem to be shrinking. They try to make home runs less and less special because more and more guys who shouldn’t be launching these rockets are sending them off...
2019-07-08 04:51

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the fi...
2019-07-01 15:51

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
2019-06-04 06:17

Democratic presidential hopeful Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million from nearly 300,000 donors in the second quarter this year, more than doubling the number of individuals funding his White House bid, his campaign said on Monday....
2019-07-01 15:34

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-27 07:51

Pete Alonso is studying more than pitchers to avoid rookie wall LOS ANGELES — Pete Alonso still meticulously records his at-bats in a notebook after every game for the simple reason he tends to remember information better when he handwrites it instead of typing on a keyboard. The Mets rookie entered Monday in som...
2019-05-28 14:17

Bernie Sanders Raises $18 Million in 3 Months, Trailing Buttigieg Mr. Sanders’s fund-raising has slowed since he began his campaign, though his second-quarter total is still likely to be among the largest in the field....
2019-07-02 22:17

Buttigieg: South Bend police force isn't diverse because 'I couldn't get it done' Mayor Pete Buttigieg said during Thursday's Democratic presidential debate that the South Bend police force isn't diverse because "I couldn't get it done."...
2019-06-29 01:51

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this president.” And at a campaign event in the first-in-t...
2019-05-25 15:34

Pete Alonso earned more for Home Run Derby win than he will entire season Mets rookie Pete Alonso won $1 for being the HR Derby champion, nearly more than double the $550,000 hell earn this season.       ...
2019-07-09 14:51

This wasn’t how Pete Alonso wanted to break Mets record CHICAGO — For Pete’s sake, that is impressive. Needing only 77 games to break a franchise record that had stood for almost 36 years, Pete Alonso keeps churning out homers. Alonso swatted homer No. 27 on Sunday to break Darryl Strawberry’s team rookie...
2019-06-24 07:51

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-06-11 23:01

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police officer has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
2019-06-19 06:00

Mets’ Pete Alonso is hungry for first taste of Subway Series The intensity and pressure of New York haven’t fazed Pete Alonso, and the Mets don’t expect the Subway Series to be any different. Alonso has been the Mets’ best player, keeping them afloat despite injuries and underperformance around him, and now th...
2019-06-11 03:34

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from African-American voters - on Thursday announced a p...
2019-07-11 17:34

Pete Alonso right at home in Subway Series pressure cooker Pete Alonso’s indoctrination into the Subway Series wouldn’t have been complete without a jog around the bases Tuesday. Add Yankee Stadium to the list of launch sites for the Mets rookie, who homered in the first inning in Game 2 of the split doubleh...
2019-06-12 16:17

Man killed in South Bend shooting same day as Buttigieg town hall At least one person was killed and several others injured in a shooting at a South Bend, Indiana bar early Sunday, hours before Mayor Pete Buttigieg took part in a nearby town hall on the recent police shooting of a black man in his town. Police said...
2019-06-23 23:51

Pete Alonso’s ‘Polar Bear’ nickname has an amusing backstory Pete Alonso took center stage Monday night, putting his record-shattering power on display by winning the Home Run Derby. In between his bat-flips and long-balls, many paid homage to his nickname: the “Polar Bear.” Funny enough, the Mets ...
2019-07-09 23:17

CNN Iowa poll: Warren, Buttigieg show strength and five more key takeaways This weekend's new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading the pack with 24% and a close fight for second between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 16%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15% and South Ben...
2019-06-10 23:17

Back home in South Bend, Buttigieg faces ‘his nightmare’ The shooting of a black man by a white police officer is reopening wounds in the city’s black community that threaten to tarnish the mayor’s charmed presidential campaign....
2019-06-20 02:17

The quick uniform change that shows Pete Alonso really cares Pete Alonso will bring 22 home runs to Citi Field on Thursday night when the Mets open a four-game series against the Cardinals. That’s the second-most home runs ever hit by an NL rookie prior to the All-Star break. Cody Bellinger bashed 25 in 2017. ...
2019-06-13 15:17

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
2019-06-12 13:00

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Backlash On 'Death' For Gay Sex The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after it raised concerns about the Asian nation's strict new anti-LGBT laws....
2019-05-24 17:17

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
2019-05-21 19:34

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case....
2019-07-08 20:51

Backlash as Donald Trump is cleared of election collusion with the Russians Donald Trump declared America the "greatest place on earth" today after it was revealed Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence that his campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 US presidential election....
2019-06-03 12:51

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
2019-06-04 02:01

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits....
2019-06-05 00:34

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "priority placement" in US search results and advertising to items that ship free and to sellers that g...
2019-07-10 22:17

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative criticism....
2019-05-22 01:51

Netflix’s first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turf AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix’s first Arabic original series has sparked a conservative backlash on its home turf of Jordan. In a Netflix statement, the show’s writer Bassel Ghandour had hailed the series “Jinn” as a “rea...
2019-06-19 18:17

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read More...
2019-07-10 20:17

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has ̶...
2019-06-08 03:00

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery....
2019-05-24 14:17

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
2019-05-22 08:51

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
2019-06-03 00:17

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
2019-05-29 04:17

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia because she says she wants to show support for women’s rights, gay rights and freed...
2019-07-10 00:00

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn that money for renovations could be spent elsewhere....
2019-06-28 07:00

American Airlines sorry for forcing passenger to 'cover up' her 'inappropriate' outfit American Airlines apologized to and refunded a passenger after she called out the airline for forcing her to cover up an outfit deemed inappropriate.       ...
2019-07-09 16:17

Jason Chaffetz pans Buttigieg national service plan as 'more big government' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg plan to dramatically increase national service opportunities is just another way to enlarge government and spend more taxpayer money, according to Jason Chaffetz....
2019-07-04 07:17

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a proposal that aims to increase service opportunities and tie that service to incentives....
2019-07-03 18:17

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
2019-06-16 12:00

Mets’ Pete Alonso has shot at bunch of rookie homer records CHICAGO — Pete Alonso is moving fast toward multiple rookie records. By blasting his 26th homer in Saturday’s first inning, the Mets first baseman tied Darryl Strawberry’s franchise rookie record for homers in a season. Alonso also broke Cody Belling...
2019-06-23 16:51

Pete Alonso doubles down on ‘hurtful’ tweet reply, push to play Pete Alonso played better defense than the rest of the Mets on Friday night. His defense just happened to initially come on Twitter. The first baseman fought back against the idea that his lobbying to keep Thursday’s game going through the rain led t...
2019-06-15 09:51

Buttigieg rips Trump, says white Americans ‘can’t be defensive’ when talking about race White Americans “can’t be defensive” when talking about race, according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “I think the challenge for white America is to realize that we can’t be defensive about this,” said the 2020 Democrat...
2019-07-16 06:00

Feisty Pete Alonso has plans for finally meeting Aaron Judge Pete Alonso recognizes the Yankees are having a tremendous season, while the Mets’ hasn’t transpired nearly as planned. And yet the All-Star slugging first baseman wants it known the Mets are hardly in awe of their crosstown rival. “Everyone over the...
2019-07-02 07:00

Buttigieg slams Trump on Fox News, likens his tweets to ‘grotesque things' Trump criticized Fox News for ‘wasting airtime’ on Buttigieg, saying Fox is ‘moving more and more to the losing side’Pete Buttigieg jabbed at Donald Trump during a Fox News town hall on Sunday, saying he understands why people and the media are “mesm...
2019-05-21 16:17

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning soldiers accused of war crimes -- and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country...
2019-05-26 17:34

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid, trails Buttigieg U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting his total behind 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
2019-07-02 19:00

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police officer, his campaign said....
2019-06-17 17:34

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support a moderate white man as the nominee?...
2019-06-21 07:00

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disabili...
2019-05-23 21:51

Buttigieg, for Second Time, Returns Home to Deal with Police Shooting Aftermath Mr. Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., withdrew from the South Carolina fish fry hosted by Representative James E. Clyburn to attend a protest following the shooting of a black man by police....
2019-06-22 01:17

Billy Ray Cyrus campaigns for Pete Rose to be in Baseball Hall of Fame Singer Billy Ray Cyrus on Tuesday celebrated being on the top of music charts for 14 straight weeks by campaigning for MLB legend Pete Rose to get inducted into the Hall of Fame....
2019-07-10 14:51

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
2019-05-24 00:34

Buttigieg grilled over racial tensions in South Bend following police shooting "My community is in anguish right now because of officer-involved shooting. A black man, Eric Logan, killed by a white officer," the mayor known as Mayor Pete said....
2019-06-28 07:00

Buttigieg’s Debate Remarks on Police Shooting Don’t Satisfy Some Back Home At Thursday’s presidential debate, Mr. Buttigieg, the South Bend mayor, was forced to address the police shooting that has consumed his campaign for more than a week....
2019-06-28 23:01

Buttigieg seeks a relaunch after his candidacy gets mired in fallout from police shooting The South Bend mayor is trying to regain his altitude after two weeks of heckling, criticism and mourning following the police killing of a black man....
2019-06-29 01:00

Pete Rose’s tale of giving Joe DiMaggio a shower in Vietnam is wild Pete Rose and Joe DiMaggio once spent 23 days touring Vietnam together, and to say the trip brought two of baseball’s most acclaimed hitters closer together is an understatement. On Tuesday’s appearance with Mike Francesa, Rose recounted ...
2019-06-06 00:17

Buttigieg brandishes his military service to smack Trump as a draft dodger Democratic presidential candidate and Afghanistan War veteran Pete Buttigieg went after President Trump's avoidance of military service, accusing him of faking a disability to dodge going to Vietnam....
2019-05-23 20:34

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a three-way tie for second place....
2019-06-09 02:34

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title role of Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Many rightfully praised the studio for cast...
2019-07-09 17:34

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who ha...
2019-06-13 19:51

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
2019-05-21 18:51

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
2019-07-16 23:51

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the city’s specialized high schools. At a closed-door m...
2019-06-14 12:51

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of the weakest positions of any incumbent president in ...
2019-06-18 09:00

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
2019-06-19 03:00

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting rights being reinstated in the Council of Europe....
2019-06-28 07:00

World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Warns Pakistan Teammates Of Backlash At Home Pakistani cricketers are facing strong criticism from both fans and former players after the 89-run defeat to India in the marquee World Cup clash on Sunday....
2019-06-18 14:17

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
2019-06-11 16:34

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
2019-06-08 04:17

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” — publicly applauded Disney for casting the black singer in the live-action rendition of the film af...
2019-07-09 23:17

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
2019-06-19 07:34

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled fo...
2019-06-05 04:00

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a re...
2019-07-11 04:00

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, to join HUD Eric Blankenstein, a policy director at the CFPB responsible for enforcing the country’s fair lending laws, had been operating under a cloud at the CFPB since September, when The Washington Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decad...
2019-06-21 08:17

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm of protest after his initial remembrance failed to...
2019-06-13 01:17

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When They See Us.&...
2019-06-13 02:51

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
2019-05-21 23:34

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calling for her removal....
2019-07-01 20:34

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
2019-05-21 20:17

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
2019-06-02 11:51

NFL reporter receives backlash over joke about smashing child's participation trophy NFL reporter Albert Breer created a firestorm on social media Monday after he joked about smashing his child’s participation trophy that they received playing baseball....
2019-06-19 17:51

Relive Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's Whirlwind Romance and Split 1 Year Later It's been quite a year for Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson. As fans will recall, it was around this time last year the two sparked romance rumors. Although, their love story truly......
2019-05-21 21:00

Watch: New York Mets' Pete Alonso wins 2019 MLB Home Run Derby New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso blasted 23 homers in the final round to win the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby on Monday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland....
2019-07-09 18:34

Indiana city where Buttigieg is mayor weighs buying more body cameras for police Lawmakers in the city where Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg precedes as mayor will consider purchasing 75 additional body cameras for its police force, weeks the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer led to civil unre...
2019-07-06 05:51

Buttigieg brother-in-law rips candidate, accuses campaign of misrepresenting family's past 2020 president hopeful Pete Buttigieg’s brother-in-law is accusing the campaign of falsifying his family’s past for political gain -- an alleged misrepresentation that he says has led to death threats....
2019-05-30 16:34

Mets rookie Pete Alonso wins $1m in one night after victory in Home Run Derby Prize dwarfs player’s 2019 salary from Mets of $555,000First baseman will give 10% of prize money to charityVlad Guerrero Jr hits 91 HRs over three rounds but loses finalMets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing. New York’s newest slugger ou...
2019-07-09 15:51

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business investment plan Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday aimed at helping minorities start businesses....
2019-07-07 21:00

Ariana Grande calls whirlwind romance with Pete Davidson an "amazing distraction" Ariana Grande is the focus of an illuminating and entertaining new cover story in Vogue, in which the ubiquitous pop star reflects on the loss of ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, her weird childhood, and last summer’s whirlwind romance with Saturday Night Li...
2019-07-10 21:17

Buttigieg, Biden lead the 2020 Democratic money race — see how the field stacks up Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren entered July with the most money on hand as they jockey for position in the 2020 Democratic primary....
2019-07-16 19:34

World War II veteran 'Harmonica Pete' plays national anthem on 'Fox & Friends' after going viral A World War II veteran who goes by the beloved nickname 'Harmonica Pete' described his service and what the National Anthem means to him after performing the song for the United States Women's National team before a recent match....
2019-05-30 02:34

Buttigieg offers condolences after Indiana cop’s daughter dies on cruise in ‘terrible accident’ Presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg expressed his condolences Monday after the 1-year-old daughter of a local police officer died in a fall from a cruise ship....
2019-07-09 19:17

Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird. Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage....
2019-05-24 17:51

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
2019-07-11 16:17

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
2019-05-31 01:51

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
2019-07-03 23:17

Pete Davidson, Kendall Jenner walk in Alexander Wang fashion show Embracing Manhattan’s iconic Rockefeller Center as his venue, Alexander Wang offers a huge hug to his city and American fashion as he showed his latest collection al fresco. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 14:17

Pete Alonso eyeing ultra-rare Mets feat at Home Run Derby Pete Alonso has thought long and hard about it. He believes he’s devised a sound strategy for Monday’s Home Run Derby that should lead to victory. “Hit more homers than everyone else,” the Mets rookie first baseman joked about the competition at Prog...
2019-07-08 19:00

Let's watch Tan France help John Mulaney embrace his "fuckable" Pete Davidson side Style is a tricky thing, even if you’re famous. Take stand-up star John Mulaney, whose on-stage look tends to go with a very straightforward, very classic, “I am a man in a nice suit, telling you some jokes” sort of vibe. Which is apparently not enou...
2019-06-22 05:00

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
2019-06-22 12:17

Buttigieg steps off campaign trail following deadly police shooting in South Bend The Democratic presidential hopeful has canceled a planning appearance Monday night at an LGBTQ gala in New York hosted by the Democratic National Committee....
2019-06-17 15:34

Buttigieg faces angry residents in heated town hall over police shooting Pete Buttigieg was heckled during a heated town hall on Sunday over the fatal police-involved shooting of a black man in South Bend, Indiana, with angry attendees blasting their mayor over his 2020 presidential bid and demanding he “do somethin...
2019-06-24 09:34

Pete Davidson Makes Surprise Modeling Debut on Alexander Wang Runway Pete Davidson is adding a new position to his resume: Model. The Saturday Night Live star made his modeling debut in Alexander Wang's New York City runway show, which took place at......
2019-06-01 03:51

Pete Buttgieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
2019-06-13 19:34

The Long-Term Effect of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's Short Engagement Thank u, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, for sharing. It's been a year since the singer and the Saturday Night Live star got engaged, the diamond- and tattoo-studded promise to take......
2019-06-11 15:00

Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service to 250,000 Americans in the short term, offering access to student debt relief programs....
2019-07-03 12:17

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his pr...
2019-06-24 02:51

Pete the Planner: Before buying your parents' house, calculate its effect on retirement Buying your parents' home could be a good financial move. But when you are nearing retirement age, calculate its effect on your overall savings plan.       ...
2019-06-08 02:17

Pete Rose: Johnny Bench would never have made it to Hall of Fame 'if I wasn't born' Baseball legend Pete Rose took a shot at his former teammate and Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench on Thursday during an appearance on “The Brian Kilmeade Show.”...
2019-06-06 19:17

Harris wins, Buttigieg talks police shooting: Five Democratic debate takeaways Four hours and 20 candidates later, the Democrats completed their first round of presidential primary debates on Thursday night. Before millions of viewers, the candidates took aim at President Donald Trump and also at each other on some key policie...
2019-06-28 12:00

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
2019-07-03 20:51

Watch Kendall Jenner's Priceless Reaction to Pete Davidson's Modeling Debut Kendall Jenner was just as surprised as the rest of us when Pete Davidson made his modeling debut. In fact, she wasn't even aware that he would be walking alongside her in Alexander......
2019-06-04 09:17

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
2019-05-24 22:01

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
2019-07-01 22:34

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Times released a statement that said it had been considering ending the cartoons and w...
2019-06-12 04:00

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
2019-06-15 03:00

Daylesford cries fowl: locals warn of Instagram backlash if geese relocated Council in Victorian town to vote whether to re-home birds popular on social media, following reports of ‘intimidating’ behaviour A plan to relocate a flock of domestic geese in the Victorian tourist town of Daylesford has drawn concern from some loc...
2019-07-16 09:00

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
2019-05-21 16:17

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling of a neo-Nazi group’s protest of a LGBTQ Pride fes...
2019-06-14 10:51

Trump, after tweet backlash, hits Dems 'sticking up for' people bad-mouthing America After triggering backlash over tweets urging progressive congresswomen to go back to their "broken and crime infested" home countries, President Trump appeared unbowed Sunday night, suggesting it was "so sad" to see Democrats sticking up for the lawm...
2019-07-15 06:00

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general and early l...
2019-07-13 03:17

Netflix Defends Prank Show Starring Stranger Things Actor Following Backlash Netflix has defended its newly announced prank show, Prank Encounters, following criticism that the program is taking unfair (and unfunny) advantage of people who were looking for jobs. A Netflix spokesperson told TIME on Wednesday that the people wh...
2019-06-19 19:51

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
2019-05-21 20:51

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps....
2019-06-20 05:00

Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot. Last week, debates were sparked online after......
2019-07-11 00:01

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
2019-06-28 20:00

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of controversy triggered by a new TV series about the infamous “Central Park Five” case, The Post has learned. In a letter t...
2019-06-04 23:51

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
2019-05-30 08:17

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned action....
2019-06-01 14:34

News Corp. exec slams online platforms’ stranglehold on news content The general counsel of News Corp., the Post’s parent company, appeared Tuesday before a House subcommittee scrutinizing the technology industry’s stranglehold on traditional media companies. “The marketplace for news is broken,” David Pitofsky ...
2019-06-12 08:17

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
2019-05-22 17:34

Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso breaks National League rookie home run record New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso became the first rookie in National League history to hit 26 home runs before the All-Star Break with his homer against the Cubs on Saturday....
2019-06-23 02:00

Pete Alonso's Charming "English Muffin" Quote, Like Most Precious Things In Life, Was A Sham Before Mets slugger Pete Alonso participated in the Home Run Derby during the all-star break, he earned a little moment with this seemingly off-the-cuff quip: “It doesn’t matter how much jelly you have in the jar, it’s about how you spread it on your...
2019-07-16 22:51

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get the game in the previous night. This was not how the Mets wanted to finish off a suspended game. Afte...
2019-06-15 04:51

Pete Rose opens up: Gambling nowadays, crazy Ted Williams tale and ‘winning life’ Post columnist Steve Serby gets inside the head of baseball’s Hit King Pete Rose — to discuss his gambling, Hall of Fame ban, the state of today’s game and his legacy. Q: With more states, eight and counting, legalizing sports gambling and MLB making...
2019-06-02 05:51

South Bend police call out Buttigieg for sending pizza rather than apology after race comments South Bend, Indiana's Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) issued a scathing response to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, suggesting the 2020 presidential candidate should apologize after making racially-charged comments about a police shooting in his hometown....
2019-07-13 02:34

US Open winner Gary Woodland testament to teaching of Pete Cowen | Ewan Murray Yorkshireman has coached most of the world’s top golfers at one time but maintains ‘it’s about the players’Sitting in a quiet corner of an airport lounge in San Francisco as the US Open hurtled towards its conclusion, Pete Cowen realised that he coul...
2019-06-18 04:00

For Honor E3 2019 NEWS: Will Ubisoft Announce New Content? UK Ubisoft Stream Start Times UBISOFT will be taking to the stage later today for its E3 2019 press conference. Amidst those big game announcements, can we expect a For Honor update?...
2019-06-10 13:34

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
2019-06-10 22:17

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violatin...
2019-07-04 04:34

Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control | Jezebel A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men | The Root Mitch McConnell on Reparations: ‘We’ve...
2019-06-19 17:51

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
2019-07-01 16:34

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
2019-06-21 06:34

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
2019-06-06 06:51

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
2019-06-19 06:00

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a ...
2019-06-09 11:34

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
2019-05-21 14:51

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective exis...
2019-06-13 20:34

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
2019-05-31 01:00

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
2019-07-04 08:17

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opport...
2019-06-06 02:51

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
2019-06-09 13:17

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
2019-06-13 19:34

Home Run Derby 2019 as it happened: Pete Alonso outlasts Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in all-rookie final In one of the wildest Home Run Derbies of all time, Pete Alonso beat out fellow rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to win the crown.       ...
2019-07-09 06:34

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

Ariana Grande Talks "All-Consuming" Grief Over Mac Miller and Her "Highly Unrealistic" Pete Davidson Romance After two rollercoaster years, the light is coming for Ariana Grande. It's no secret to the world at this point what the Grammy-winning songstress has faced in recent months--the......
2019-07-09 18:17

Buttigieg town hall devolves into shouting amid anger over South Bend police shooting A town hall featuring South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg devolved into chaos Sunday as the city struggled to respond to a deadly police-involved shooting last week....
2019-06-24 04:17

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Labour and Tories plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
2019-05-31 09:01