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Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying

Lawyers for Gregory B. Craig said their client never intended to deceive Justice Department officials about his work on behalf of Ukraine’s government....

Trial Opens for Former Obama Aide Accused of Lying About Foreign Lobbying

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Judge drops one charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig in foreign lobbying case Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed a count of making false and misleading statements to the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, unit....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Judge dismisses one lying charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dropped one of two criminal charges against President Barack Obama's White House counsel Greg Craig for allegedly making false statements about his work for Ukraine....
06:00, 08/07/2019

Former White House Officials Say President Trump ‘Is Lying’ Over Claims Obama Tried to Meet With Kim Jong Un Two former high-level White House officials flatly denied President Donald Trump’s claims on Sunday that President Barack Obama repeatedly sought meetings with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In a joint news conference with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, President Trump claimed that his ...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Former Kasich adviser takes $350G job lobbying for Russia, registers as foreign agent: report A former campaign adviser for John Kasich has registered as a foreign agent to lobby against sanctions on Russia despite being a long-time critic of the Kremlin for interfering in U.S. politics, according to a report....
09:00, 05/16/2019

Trial for Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner starts with a focus on 2016 meeting, op-ed Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials and an opinion piece Flynn published online on election day 2016....
07:17, 07/16/2019

Chicago alderman accused of lying about car being stolen CHICAGO (AP) — Police have arrested a Chicago alderman on charges alleging that he lied when he reported his car had been stolen in January. Police say a news release that Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno was arrested Tuesday night on felony charges of insurance fraud and obstruction of justi...
21:51, 05/15/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and downplayed the threat from the regime....
13:34, 06/15/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30-year-old Shauna Jones was arrested Wednesday and charged with false reporting. Jones was jailed for a week in April 2018 on a charge of violating prob...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Man 'curious about jihad' arrested at NC airport, accused of lying about terror links A Pakistani man was arrested at an airport in North Carolina on Tuesday after officials said he allegedly lied about his involvement with two terrorist organizations....
07:51, 05/02/2019

Woman Fired For Giving Free Meal To Boy Accused Of Lying, Says His Mother It's been a whirlwind week in Canaan, New Hampshire, with television cameras descending on the town of fewer than 4,000 after news of a cafeteria worker being fired for giving a student a free meal......
07:34, 05/25/2019

Lawyer for British woman accused of lying about being gang raped in Cyprus quits A lawyer representing a 19-year-old British woman who is charged with falsely accused 12 Israeli men of rape in Cyprus has quit the case over a "serious disagreement" with his client....
18:00, 08/07/2019

MSNBC host Joy Reid accused of lying about Bush era-Guantanamo officials starving detainees MSNBC host Joy Reid has been accused of slandering President George W. Bush for declaring that Guantanamo Bay detainees were starved during his administration....
21:17, 05/13/2019

In Khashoggi Murder Trial, Absence of Crown Prince Aide Stands Out As Saudi Arabia tries to end the furor caused by the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s trial of 11 suspects has been criticized for its secrecy and slow pace, and for the prosecutors’ decision not to charge a close aide to the crown prince....
17:00, 06/22/2019

World Trade Organization opens the way for Chinese sanctions against US tariffs in Obama-era The WTO ruling recognized that the United States had proved that China used state-owned enterprises to subsidize and distort its economy. But the U.S. must accept Chinese prices to measure subsidies, even though USTR viewed those prices as "distorted," it also said....
05:00, 07/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg's rise opens doors to donors that fueled Obama, Clinton Pete Buttigieg will headline a series of top-dollar, celebrity laden fundraisers across California this week, the latest sign that his rise in the polls has opened the doors -- and the wallets -- of donors who had previously dismissed the South Bend, Indiana, mayor's once-quixotic campaign....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Biden wants Obama-era foreign policy — including return to Iran nuclear deal Joe Biden will rewind the clock on American foreign policy back to the Obama administration if he’s elected president, the former veep said during a speech at the CUNY Graduate Center on Thursday. That includes a return to the Iran nuclear deal — adopted under Obama in 2015 and abandoned by Presiden...
04:51, 07/12/2019

Judge dismisses one count against ex-Obama counsel Greg Craig days before trial A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Greg Craig less than a week before the scheduled start of his trial for for allegedly making false statements about his work on behalf of Russian-backed former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych....
06:00, 08/07/2019

Trial opens in sex-trafficking case against self-help guru NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury is set to hear opening statements and testimony at the sex-trafficking case against a self-help guru. The trial beginning Tuesday is expected to feature testimony from women who claim that they were forced to have sex with Keith Raniere. He’s the former lea...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Olympic ticket lottery opens in Japan; foreign sales June 15 Residents of Japan have begun entering a ticket lottery to land seats for next year's Tokyo Olympics.        ...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Trial of Armenia’s ex-president opens over police crackdown A court in Armenia has opened the trial of the country’s former president on charges stemming from a deadly police crackdown on a demonstration a decade ago...
17:34, 05/13/2019

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020....
20:00, 07/10/2019

Trial opens in Germany of couple in extremist ricin plot BERLIN (AP) — A 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife have gone on trial on charges they were preparing a biological attack in the name of the Islamic State group. Sief Allah H. and Yasmin H. are alleged to have produced ricin in their Cologne apartment last year using castor beans pu...
13:51, 06/07/2019

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
19:39, 08/11/2019

German trial opens into group rape outside nightclub; main suspect Syrian Eleven men including Syrians have gone on trial in Freiburg, southern Germany, over alleged rapes of an 18-year-old outside a nightclub. Between now and December, two forensic experts and 50 witnesses are to testify....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an attempt from the Philippine government to intimidate journalists. Ressa, the editor of influential news site Rappler, was arrested for cyber libel in ...
01:34, 07/24/2019

Accused gym perv’s lawyer uses he’s ‘handsome’ defense at trial Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself on women. “He’s in great shape, he’s a handsome guy, he doesn’t need to perv on people,” said attor...
05:51, 05/30/2019

The Trial of the Accused Christchurch Mosque Shooter May Be Delayed WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The trial of the man accused of killing 51 people at two New Zealand mosques could be delayed by several weeks to avoid clashing with the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The trial had been scheduled to begin on May 3 in the city of Christchurch, where the Muslim w...
13:34, 08/15/2019

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member. Attorneys gave opening statements Tuesday in Ernesto Godinez’s trial stemming from the May 2018 attack on Kevin ...
03:17, 06/12/2019

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that Rini, 23, was charged with lying to federal agents earlier this year after claiming he was Pitzen, a boy who went missing from Aurora, Illinois, in 2011...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
07:00, 06/19/2019

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special circumstance allegation of torture if the case proc...
06:17, 06/19/2019

Trial starts for Kentucky man accused in 4-year-old’s death ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son is now on trial for the boy’s death. The Courier Journal reports the trial of 34-year-old Billy Embry-Martin started Wednesday. Hunter Payton died two years ago from head injuries. He was removed from his par...
10:17, 05/16/2019

Accused sex cult founder could face former 'slaves' at New York trial Former self-help guru Keith Raniere goes on trial on Tuesday on charges of running a secretive New York sex cult that recruited female "slaves" who were then starved, branded with his initials and blackmailed into having sex with him....
14:34, 05/07/2019

Woman accused of beating mom over game volume to stand trial YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (AP) — A woman will stand trial on allegations she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game too loudly on the radio. A judge ruled Wednesday that Delores Amorino was competent to stand trial. But the j...
15:00, 05/23/2019

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert about him. More than seven months after......
10:34, 06/04/2019

Accused grocery store shooter ruled incompetent for trial LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man accused of killing two black people at a Kentucky grocery store is not mentally competent to stand trial on state charges, but that could change. The Courier Journal reports that Judge Annie O’Connell ruled Gregory Bush is incompetent to stan...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
18:51, 06/12/2019

Lawyer invokes Marvin Gaye in trial of son accused of trying to murder dad A defense attorney for a Columbia University graduate accused of bludgeoning his father in a battle over his late mom’s estate invoked Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in an unusual opening statement Tuesday. “In that song, he said, ‘Father, father we don’t need to escalate, you see war i...
02:17, 07/24/2019

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Trial for priests accused of abusing deaf Argentine students Ezequiel Villalonga signs frantically with his hands to express the power he feels after years of suffering now that the priests whom he and other former students at an Argentine institute for the deaf accuse of abuse are finally going to trial...
00:17, 08/05/2019

Teen accused of throwing boy from Tate Modern to stand trial A teenager accused of throwing a 6-year-old French boy from a 10th-floor viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern art gallery will undergo a psychiatric assessment before he stands trial next year...
15:34, 08/08/2019

Surgeon left 57-inch wire inside patient's body after angioplasty, lawyer claims as malpractice trial opens Opening statements were heard in a Nevada courtroom this week in a trial over a Las Vegas man's claim that a surgeon left a 57-inch wire inside his body nearly 15 years ago....
08:00, 06/13/2019

New York jury begins deliberations in trial of accused cult founder Jurors on Wednesday began deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
18:34, 06/19/2019

Crenshaw says SEAL accused of war crimes should stand trial before potential pardon Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-Tx.) says a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan should stand trial before President Trump considers him for a pardon, according to a report. He served in the SEALs for 10 years and lost his eye in Afghanistan to an IED....
12:17, 05/22/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Ashton Kutcher set to testify at trial of man accused of murdering his girlfriend in 2001 Ashton Kutcher's then-girlfriend, Ashley Ellerin, was found dead in 2001 in her Hollywood Hills home. Michael Gargiulo stands accused of her murder.        ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Accused jealous mastermind of murder-for-hire slaying of Dallas dentist goes on trial The murder-for-hire saga that has enraptured a Texas city for nearly four years will soon come to an end as the woman called the “mastermind” of the plot that killed a local dentist faces the courtroom jury on Monday....
20:17, 06/03/2019

Ashton Kutcher testifies in trial of alleged serial killer accused of murdering his friend Ashton Kutcher testified on Wednesday in the trial of a man charged with allegedly killing two women in their California homes including one woman, Ashley Ellerin, who was friends with the actor. ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

Military judge removes prosecutor accused of misconduct in Navy SEAL murder trial The military prosecutor of a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murdering a wounded teenage ISIS prisoner in Iraq was booted from the case by a military judge Monday over unsanctioned tracking of the defense team's emails....
09:00, 06/04/2019

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alleged slaying. Military judge Aaron Rugh freed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher after a defense attorney accused prosecutors of attempting to tr...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Tate Modern incident: Teenager accused of trying to kill six-year-old boy will undergo psychiatric assessment before trial A teenager accused of trying to kill a six-year-old boy by throwing him off a Tate Modern viewing platform will be psychiatrically assessed ahead of his trial, the Old Bailey heard today....
20:34, 08/08/2019

Biden can’t ride Obama’s coattails, because Obama isn’t liberal enough for today’s Democratic Party Joe Biden frequently reminds us of his partnership with former President Barack Obama. He hopes that nostalgia for the Obama administration will help him get the Democratic nomination and put him in the White House....
01:00, 07/20/2019

‘I Thought I Was Meeting a Nerd:’ Michelle Obama Shares Her First Time Meeting Barack Obama Like I’ve said before, the America in which I reside is currently single and is using this time to rediscover itself after the Obamas’ departure from the blackest administration in history....
23:34, 07/07/2019

Czechs blame foreign state for Foreign Ministry cyberattack A parliamentary committee in the Czech Republic says a national security agency told its members that a foreign country state is believed to be behind a cyberattack on the Czech Foreign Ministry...
17:17, 08/13/2019

A Lobbying Ban Isn’t Enough Yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made quite a splash on Twitter by announcing that she would be willing to work with Ted Cruz on a bill to permanently ban former members of Congress from registering as lobbyists....
23:00, 05/31/2019

What Exactly Is Lobbying? Last week, in a Twitter exchange, New York Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Texas Senator Ted Cruz finally agreed on something: Both officials have joined forces and emphasized a need to limit the ability of former members of Congress from becoming lobbyists....
20:51, 06/17/2019

Comcast does so much lobbying that it says disclosing it all is too hard Enlarge / A Comcast sign at the Comcast offices in Philadelphia, Penn. (credit: Getty Images | Cindy Ord ) Comcast may be harming its reputation by failing to reveal all of its lobbying activities, including its involvement in trade associations and lobbying at the state level, a group of shareho...
22:17, 05/23/2019

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."        ...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Startup turns lobbying into crowdfunding campaigns Corporate lobbyists have a lot of sway over American politics, but a startup might have a way to bring power back to everyday people: crowdfunding. CrowdLobby's recently launched platform asks people to back campaigns around community-submitted issu......
01:51, 07/31/2019

US Chipmakers Said to Be Quietly Lobbying to Ease Huawei Ban American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the US government to ease its ban on sales to Huawei, people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Firefighters, cancer and lobbying: the safety row over flame retardants Massachusetts has failed to sign a bill – opposed by the American Chemistry Council – banning flame retardants into law despite the endorsement of lawmakers and pediatriciansJay Fleming is a booming Boston firefighter who has climbed the ranks since 1978. He has two engineering degrees, a no-nonsens...
12:17, 05/24/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that “at minimum there should be a long wait period...
02:00, 05/31/2019

US chipmakers are reportedly quietly lobbying to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, people familiar with the situation said....
07:34, 06/17/2019

The NRA's Internal Chaos May Cripple Its Lobbying Power in 2020 Every election cycle, the NRA uses its massive financial and political power to support the worst possible candidates and the worst possible causes. This is an uncomfortable reality of modern politics and the hold the gun lobby has over hundreds of politicians across the country, but it is not an un...
04:17, 05/07/2019

Ex-GOP lawmaker Erik Paulsen joins USMCA lobbying effort Former Minnesota Republican congressman Erik Paulsen announced on Wednesday he had joined the Pass USMCA Coalition, an ad-hoc group of trade associations lobbying Congress to pass President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
15:17, 05/02/2019

Nucor shareholders reject proposal on disclosing lobbying details Nucor Corp shareholders have rejected a proposal that would make the company report on its political lobbying, heading off efforts to make one of the most high-profile corporate actors in Washington more transparent....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
11:34, 06/06/2019

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vaccinating kids. ...
18:34, 06/13/2019

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year....
00:34, 07/18/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate to challenge Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen....
01:00, 08/16/2019

Germany's RWE to review climate lobbying as investor pressure rises German utility RWE, under investor pressure as one of Europe's biggest carbon polluters, said on Friday it would review its lobbying activities to see if they are in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change....
18:17, 05/03/2019

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
02:51, 06/08/2019

Wolff annoyed Mercedes' F1 rivals lobbying for return to 2018 tyres Toto Wolff believes Pirelli has been targeted by opportunistic lobbying to bring back its 2018 tyres in a bid end Mercedes' dominant start to the Formula 1 season...
11:17, 06/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to challenge Democratic incumbent Jeanne Shaheen....
08:34, 08/16/2019

Tottenham will not subsidise Champions League Final tickets after lobbying Uefa Tottenham have lobbied Uefa to reduce ticket prices and increase club allocations for future European matches but they will not be subsidising supporters for the Champions League Final....
15:17, 05/15/2019

Tech Giants Amass a Lobbying Army for an Epic Washington Battle Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, facing the growing possibility of antitrust action and legislation to rein in their power, are spending freely to gain influence and access....
22:51, 06/05/2019

Associate of Michael Flynn Is Found Guilty of Secretly Lobbying for Turkey The ruling could reverberate against Mr. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, who had agreed to testify in the case before backing out....
21:51, 07/23/2019

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
02:34, 06/14/2019

What causes dizziness when lying down? Dizziness while lying down, or benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, has many causes, including head injuries, diabetes, and migraines. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here....
11:17, 05/01/2019

Jury Convicts Business Partner of Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn of Illegal Lobbying (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A jury on Tuesday convicted a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges he illegally acted as a Turkish agent when he and Flynn undertook a project to discredit an exiled cleric wanted by Turkey’s government. Bijan Kian, 67...
05:34, 07/24/2019

U.S. jury convicts business partner of ex-Trump adviser of secretly lobbying for Turkey A jury on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, who was the business partner of U.S. President Donald Trump's disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, on charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey....
04:00, 07/24/2019

MLB hires Trump-allied lobbying for guidance on 'trafficking' of Cuban baseball players Major League Baseball hired a Trump-allied lobbying firm "for guidance on finding a solution that ends the human trafficking of Cuban baseball players," according to a league spokesman....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Report: U.S. Soccer hires lobbying firms to argue that USWNT pay-gap claims not accurate The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired two lobbying firms to argue that there is no pay gap between the USWNT and the men, according to a report.       ...
13:00, 08/08/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together on a bill to ban former members of Congress from lobbying for life.The Texas Republican and the New York Democrat made the pact on Twitter after Ocas...
01:34, 05/31/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
10:34, 08/06/2019

State Dems refuse to meet lobbying firm that hired Jeff Klein ALBANY — Two Democratic, freshman state lawmakers are trying to blackball a leading firm that lobbies on behalf of charter schools because it hired an ex-pol who was ousted amid a sex-harassment scandal. Bronx state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi and Queens state Sen. John Liu are refusing to meet with lobb...
05:00, 05/03/2019

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike building relationships with governments, people familiar with the matter said this wee...
03:51, 06/14/2019

A Reminder That if Someone Says You Can't Park Somewhere They Might Be Lying There it is. The perfect parking spot, right up until you notice a completely sketchy ‘no-parking’ sign, or a suited-up bellboy telling you that, for sure, you can’t park here, it’s definitely illegal. Friend, I’m here to tell you they might be lying....
03:51, 07/12/2019

Cersei is lying about her pregnancy, one way or the other If any woman on Game Of Thrones said she was pregnant no one would question it. But Cersei Lannister is not just any woman. Only a fool would take anything she says at face value, a lesson her brother Tyrion forgot when she promised to help fight the dead. It wasn’t the dumbest mistake he’s ever mad...
18:51, 05/10/2019

What causes shortness of breath when lying down? Some potential causes of shortness of breath when lying down include heart failure, obesity, and emphysema. Learn more about the causes of shortness of breath when lying down here, along with their treatment options....
03:00, 06/25/2019

How we met: I was lying there thinking, ‘She’s drugged me!’ Paul Challen, 56, a park ranger, and Christine Kershaw, 55, who works for a winery, live in Tasmania. They met in 1993 while travellingAfter his first night sharing a room with Christine, Paul was relieved to wake up and find she had not drugged and robbed him. “That first evening was when Christine...
16:17, 05/20/2019

Weld could face scrutiny on party loyalty, lobbying, more amid Trump primary challenge Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor making a longshot challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nod, has aggressively gone after President Trump since his campaign launch -- calling him a “one-man crime wave” and even suggesting Attorney General Bill Barr “erred” by not indicting the c...
22:34, 05/06/2019

U.S. court finds business partner of former Trump adviser guilty of secretly lobbying for Turkey A U.S. Court on Tuesday convicted Bijan Rafiekian, former business partner of former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn, over charges of secretly lobbying for Turkey, a Department of Justice spokesman said....
22:51, 07/23/2019

Lobbying group takes out full-page ads to prove Beyond Meat’s veggie burger is unhealthy — but it’s not Beyond Meat has taken the world by storm. Its signature “bleeding” burger manages to resemble that of real meat and has become a menu item at a number of restaurants, from TGI Friday to Carl’s Jr. — its competitor, Impossible Burger, just rolled out nationwide at Burger King. Perhaps feeling the pre...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Trump Says Iran Is ‘Lying’ About CIA Spy Claim (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Iran is lying about having arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country’s nuclear and military sites. “That’s totally a false story. That’s another lie,” Trump...
22:34, 07/22/2019

Ajit Pai Warned Lying to Congress Is Bad The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission has been strongly urged by a Democratic lawmaker to make corrections to statements he made during a contentious oversight hearing on Wednesday while raising the possibility that he intentionally lied.Read more......
00:17, 05/17/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'Trump is lying. How do we know? He's the one saying it' Late-night hosts spoke about Trump’s effect on the stock market and his continued refusal to release his tax returnsLate-night hosts focused on Trump’s surrogates, including treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin, education secretary Betsy DeVos and attorney general William Barr. Related: Stephen Colbert...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows 'laser focus' against Trump in 2020 A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, vowing instead to remain focused on ensuring President Trump is not reelected....
14:00, 05/17/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Elizabeth Warren keeps lying through her teeth about 'Medicare for all' Elizabeth Warren lacks the stones to dominate the left lane of the Democratic presidential primaries. We know this because tonight, at the Detroit debate, she equivocated on whether her "Medicare for all" plan would raise taxes on the middle class. At least Bernie Sanders, the original socialist of ...
08:51, 07/31/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” Sorokin told The New York Times. “I regret the way I went about certain things.” Sorokin, 28, was......
04:34, 05/11/2019

Cardi B Says She Doesn't Like ''Lying'' to Fans About Getting Liposuction Cardi B is keeping it real with her fans. The artist is known for her candid nature and off-the-wall comments, but her fans were pleasantly surprised when she recently revealed that she......
03:51, 05/10/2019

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association last year....
03:00, 07/24/2019

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'He always makes it obvious when he’s lying' Late-night hosts turned their attention to the 2020 campaign trail and ‘the 124th wild presidency week in a row’Late-night hosts joked about the 2020 presidential campaign trail and the strategies that Donald Trump and his Democratic opponents have been using. Continue reading......
19:34, 06/13/2019

Prosecutors accuse Kraft’s lawyers of lying in court FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s defense attorneys are being accused of lying by prosecutors in his solicitation of prostitution case. The Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office filed a motion Tuesday asking that attorneys Alex Spiro and William Burck ...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Mom accuses Dominican authorities of ‘lying’ about son’s hiking death The heartbroken mother of a Bronx teacher who died on a hike in the Dominican Republic suspects foul play was involved — despite authorities claiming the cause was a heart attack. “He was healthy. I know they’re lying,” Annette Wedington insisted of her son Terrence Richmond’s sudden dea...
02:51, 06/19/2019

'We saw him lying in the street': how a police killing changed our lives On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
06:17, 08/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook is lying about Russian manipulation After Facebook refused to take down a doctored video of Nancy Pelosi that made her appear drunk, the House Speaker went on the attack. She said that the social media network's willingness to leave up an obviously false video shows it wasn't an innoce......
14:00, 05/30/2019

Pelosi: Barr committed a crime by lying to Congress Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress, blasting him in a closed-door meeting and later at a news conference.“We saw [Barr] commit a crime when he answered your question,” Pelosi told Rep. Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) during a priv...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Rwandan man gets eight years in U.S. prison for lying about genocide role A Rwandan man was sentenced on Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of concealing his involvement in the African nation's 1994 genocide in hopes of gaining asylum in the United States....
21:51, 07/01/2019

Fox's Neil Cavuto says Trump 'lying' on tariff math Fox Business host Neil Cavuto said Tuesday that President Trump was "lying" when he claimed that U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods had taken in $100 billion in revenue for the government....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Seth Meyers on Trump: 'Lying for him is as natural as breathing' Late-night hosts covered Trump ‘freaking out’ over a possible recession and his attempts to shift blame over the economyLate-night hosts discussed the possibility of an impending recession and how Donald Trump is already trying to shift blame. Continue reading......
19:34, 08/16/2019

Man allegedly waterboarded daughter for ‘lying and talking back’ A man was arrested in Washington State for allegedly waterboarding his 7-year-old daughter because she had misbehaved, a report said on Tuesday. Matthew Farrar, 27, was taken into police custody on Sunday after his girlfriend went to a local 7-Eleven to report that Farrar had bound his daughter̵...
07:00, 05/15/2019

El Chapo is lying about prison life to plot an escape: prosecutors Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is only whining about his lack of earplugs and outdoor activity as an elaborate ruse to escape prison ahead of sentencing, according to a new court filing. Guzman, 61, claimed earlier this month he’d been forced to shove toilet paper in his ears to mask th...
23:51, 05/24/2019

‘Nobody Is Above the Law.’ Nancy Pelosi Accuses William Barr of Lying to Congress Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of lying to Congress when he said last month that he was not aware of any concerns from the Special Counsel’s office over his summary of its report. “He lied to Congress,” Pelosi said at a news conference. R...
08:34, 05/03/2019

209 Slots Vacated By Jet Airways Lying Unused At 31 Airports, Says Centre A total of 209 slots vacated by Jet Airways are lying unused at 31 airports across the country, according to the data shared by Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri in the Lok Sabha on Thursday....
20:34, 07/11/2019

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
11:34, 07/16/2019

‘Lying’ cops called to testify at trials: prosecutor’s records Five NYPD cops found guilty of lying didn’t just keep their jobs — they were set to bear witness at criminal trials as recently as January, The Post has learned....
02:51, 05/20/2019

Children are right to be lying little turds, posits Overheard At National Geographic You might not know Kim Goldman, but it’s likely you know about her brother Ron. He was the additional victim O.J. Simpson allegedly murdered alongside ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson in 1994. In Confronting O.J. Simpson, Goldman reminds listeners that these were people with families that loved them. Th...
00:17, 06/25/2019

US "Lying" About Talks Offer, Mentally Disabled: Hassan Rouhani Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that new US sanctions against senior Iranian officials including top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif showed Washington is "lying" about an offer to......
19:00, 06/25/2019

Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to China government: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more American companies would cut ties with the tech giant....
16:17, 05/23/2019

Nebraska man arrested after lying to officers about identity while wearing name tag: police A Nebraska man wanted on two warrants was arrested Tuesday after he tried giving police a false name while wearing his real one on a badge around his neck, authorities said....
17:51, 05/23/2019

How Do You Know When the President Is Lying? Sarah ‘Suckabee’ Sanders’ Mouth Is Moving White House press secretary Sarah “Suckabee” Sanders, a.k.a. Satan’s favorite kitten heel, said Thursday that President Trump didn’t plan his abrupt departure from a meeting with congressional leaders and he just happened to have a cardboard cutout with figures pasted to a podium for his impromptu s...
22:51, 05/23/2019

Volcano puts on spectacular show after lying dormant for 95 years Incredible images captured by the International Space Station show a Russian volcano shooting off a massive mushroom cloud after lying dormant since 1924.       ...
19:51, 06/26/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying about Mueller report ‘The attorney general was not telling the truth to Congress’ with his summary of the Trump-Russia report, the House speaker said The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, said on Thursday that the US attorney general, William Barr, committed a “crime” when he told lawmakers during a congressional hearing las...
22:34, 05/02/2019

NYPD detective gets 2 years for lying about drug-dealing bookie An NYPD detective was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for lying to the feds to protect his sports bookie — who was allegedly dealing drugs while working with the feds. Saed Rabah, 46, pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of justice in White Plains federal court for giving federal in...
23:51, 05/24/2019

GOP lawmaker indicted for trying to trade his vote for cash, lying to the FBI, authorities say The charges set off bipartisan calls for the legislator's resignation — requests he has so far forcefully resisted, claiming his innocence and setting up a potential intraparty showdown in the GOP-controlled Michigan state legislature....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Mysterious ‘untouched’ In-N-Out burger found lying on Queens street This isn’t a nothingburger. A New York man found a pristine In-N-Out double double sitting untouched on a Queens block — and told The Post on Sunday that he’s in “shock” over the case of mystery meat. “It genuinely shook me to my core,” Lincoln Boehm, 31, sa...
08:34, 07/22/2019

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States downed an Iranian drone....
01:00, 07/20/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
21:34, 07/19/2019

Prosecutors accuse Robert Kraft’s lawyers of lying in court FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two of Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s high-profile defense attorneys lied during his misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution case and falsely alleged a police officer admitted to fabricating a traffic violation to stop another massage parlor customer, prosecutors assert...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Universal Orlando employee calms child with autism by lying on the floor with him Mom Lenore Koppelman gave props to a Universal Orlando employee for the empathetic and creative way she handled her son's "autistic meltdown."        ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my lifetime. But now that it’s been a few years since I...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Police constable denies lying about west London crash in which his vehicle hit car A police officer has denied lying about a crash in which his vehicle hit a car in west London and claimed he was focused on responding to an emergency call at the time....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Florida Dem admits lying about treating Pulse shooting victims: 'I just made it up' A woman who ended her campaign for the Florida House of Representatives this week reportedly admitted Thursday that she lied about being a doctor and treating victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, according to a charging affidavit....
08:17, 07/20/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says Huawei CEO lying over ties to government: CNBC U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government, and he believed more U.S. companies would cut ties with the tech giant....
16:00, 05/23/2019

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fighting against a giant megacorporation. I get the f...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Rep. Ro Khanna dismisses Barr's pushback on 'lying' accusations, says Mueller should testify Attorney General William Barr dismissed accusations he lied during his congressional hearing “laughable” in an exclusive Fox News interview, but at least one Democrat is already pushing back on the assertion....
21:34, 05/17/2019

Ford Faces $4 Billion Lawsuit for Allegedly Lying About Faulty Transmissions Around the world, 1.9 million customers who bought a Ford Focus or Fiesta are taking the automaker to task for selling faulty cars to unsuspecting customers. Ford is facing a potential $4 billion lawsuit, though the company denies knowingly selling poorly built cars....
16:17, 05/09/2019

Rwandan man gets 8 years in jail for lying in asylum bid about role in 1994 genocide A Rwandan man was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Monday after he was convicted of deceiving immigration officials about his involvement in his nation's 1994 genocide....
10:51, 07/04/2019

"That's A Crime": Nancy Pelosi Accuses William Barr Of Lying To Congress Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a......
06:00, 05/03/2019

Kellyanne Conway Accuses AOC of Lying About Abhorrent Conditions in Immigration Jails After visiting an immigrant detention center in Texas yesterday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that immigrants jailed there had been told to drink water from toilets. Naturally, the White House latched onto the claim, deploying Kellyanne Conway to assure the country that nothing of th...
08:34, 07/03/2019

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the attack — and are lying about it now....
06:34, 06/02/2019

Parents killed 5-year-old ‘AJ’ Freund for lying about soiled underwear: affidavit An Illinois couple charged with killing their 5-year-old son did so because he lied about soiling his underwear, newly released court records show. Search warrants previously sealed in McHenry County reveal that Andrew Freund Sr., 60, admitted to a detective that he and JoAnn Cunningham, 36, on Apri...
17:17, 05/03/2019

Kenya's president blunt on scourge of al-Shabab: 'I would be lying to you if I said that we had dealt with the problem' Wedged in the middle of chaos, bordered by the long-running instability of South Sudan to the northwest and Somalia to the east, the East African nation of Kenya is striving to maintain the feeble balance of welcoming refugees while securing their borders from the infiltration of terrorists....
20:34, 07/03/2019

‘The Bachelorette’ finale implodes as Hannah breaks up with the ‘winner’ for lying about another woman Rumors have swirled for weeks that Jed Wyatt, the frontrunner, had a girlfriend back home. Hannah Brown confronted him in a messy (but riveting) episode....
03:51, 08/01/2019

Melania Trump reportedly told Donald that Christine Blasey Ford was ‘lying’ A new book says that first lady Melania Trump told her husband she thought Christine Blasey Ford was lying when she testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee against Justice Brett Kavanaugh. “You know that woman is lying, don’t you?” Melania Trump told President Trump, according to “Justice on...
14:00, 07/08/2019

Bitter Scarborough lashes out at Pompeo, accuses him of 'lying' to protect Donald Trump Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” got riled up on Friday accusing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of “willful ignorance” as Pompeo scoffed at Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s suggestion that China hack President Trump’s tax returns....
19:17, 05/03/2019

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings....
09:34, 05/30/2019

Prosecutors: Alleged Sacramento cop killer was lying in wait with an illegal assault rifle California prosecutors filed a murder charge Friday alleging that a Sacramento man was lying in wait when he used one of two illegal assault rifles to kill a rookie police officer        ...
04:34, 06/22/2019

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
23:51, 08/09/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers.        ...
09:51, 06/07/2019

Lobbying cost of US cap-and-trade bill estimated at 1% its climate cost Enlarge / House Republicans hold a press conference opposing part of the Waxman-Markey Bill with the help of a chart representing... something. (credit: Talk Radio News Service/flickr) Lobbying is ostensibly a way to inform politicians about issues affecting their constituents. But it has also bec...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Friend of Ohio mass shooter faces federal charges for allegedly lying on gun form A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people in Dayton was charged on Monday with lying about his drug use on a form when he bought a gun and told authorities that he bought body armor and firearm accessories for the shooter, a federal prosecutor said....
02:51, 08/13/2019

Shocking audio documents Tony Robbins telling a woman she was 'lying' about being abused by her husband Richard Drew/AP Photo According to an investigation from BuzzFeed News, self-help guru Tony Robbins has been accused of yelling at abuse victims and making sexual advances at his followers during his famous seminars. The outlet obtained a 50-minute audio recording from a 2018 event in which a woman...
22:34, 05/17/2019

W.Va. student accused of sex assault is accused in 2 others HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — New sexual assault charges have been filed against a student who has been able to remain at Marshall University despite being convicted in a 2016 attack against another woman on campus. News outlets report 22-year-old Joseph Hardin now faces second-degree sexual assault char...
15:17, 06/11/2019

What can I use instead of chillies? | Kitchen Aide Chillies provide not only heat, but also sweetness, smokiness or sourness to your cooking – unsurprisingly, there are alternative sourcesI’m frustrated by how many savoury recipes in Feast contain chilli – the first seven in the 8 June issue alone. I’m intolerant to chilli, so what can I use instead...
14:34, 06/28/2019

Lara Trump lashes out after CNN host accuses her of 'lying' about rally crowd's ‘Send her back!’ chant Lara Trump fired back Saturday against critics who’ve asserted that the “Send her back!” chant at President Trump’s recent rally in North Carolina was planned, instead of a spontaneous crowd response....
13:51, 07/21/2019

Congressman’s ex-aide says she was fired for being pregnant AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A former senior aide to U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar has filed a lawsuit against the Texas Democrat that claims she was wrongly fired for being pregnant. Kristie Small filed the federal suit in Washington D.C. on Monday against Cuellar. Small had served as the congressman’s dep...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Key Aide Will Appear Alongside Mueller During Hearings A top aide to Robert S, Mueller III will sit next to the former special counsel at Wednesday’s Judiciary Committee hearing, an unusual arrangement sought by Mr. Mueller....
21:51, 07/23/2019

Democratic senator accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress in fiery exchange over Mueller's report AP Images Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono ripped into Attorney General William Barr with a nonstop line of questioning about his actions related to the FBI's Russia investigation on Wednesday. Barr appeared to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about his oversight of the investigation and the s...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Family and friends of woman who died in Dominican Republic claim authorities are lying about past 'several heart attacks' On Monday, Dominican Republic Public Health Minister Rafael Sanchez Cardenas said at a press conference that Leyla Cox, a New York hospital MRI technician who died suddenly on June 10 in her room at the Excellence resort, had an enlarged heart, high blood pressure and that she had suffered “several ...
20:51, 06/19/2019

Former Tennessee top aide to stay on payroll until July NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former top aide for Tennessee’s embattled House speaker who resigned after admitting to once using cocaine in a legislative office and sending lewd text messages about women will continue to be paid by state taxpayers until July. House Speaker Glen Casada accepted Chi...
17:17, 05/17/2019

Teacher’s aide gets 5 years for sex with special-needs student A twisted former teacher’s aide in Pennsylvania will spend at least five years in prison for having sex with a 13-year-old special-needs girl — who hopes he rots behind bars for taking her “happiness away,” according to a report. Jean Pierre Larue, 36, received a five- to 12-year prison sentence Wed...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Why does my gnocchi turn to mush? | Kitchen Aide When it comes to gnocchi, not all potatoes are made equal, and they must be dry. And go easy on the flour ...• Do you have a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comI have tried making gnocchi a few times. I follow the recipes (of which I have tried a few) exactly, and everything goes OK until ...
06:17, 08/10/2019

Hampton aide says she was investigating boss’s firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An aide to Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton who was dismissed by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration says she was investigating the firing of her own supervisor earlier this year. Adrienne Southworth told the Courier Journal on Thursday she “needed answers to what was ...
00:34, 06/14/2019

FBI tried to get my wife to 'entrap' me, former Trump aide Papadopoulos says Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos said Thursday that the FBI tried to get his wife to wear a wire to "entrap" him and that he thinks Congress "probably has transcripts" of meetings he had that prove he was spied on by the FBI....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Top Aide To Senate President Selected As New LRC Director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky legislative leaders have selected a top staff member in the Senate president’s office to become the next director of the Legislative Research Commission. Jay D. Hartz replaces David Byerman, whose contract was not renewed last year. The LRC director oversees empl...
20:51, 05/15/2019

Trump lashes out at former top aide, calling him a 'nut job' – live President is in a dis-war with his former communications director Anthony Scaramucci who called Trump ‘unstable’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.44pm BST Senator Elizabeth Warren, whose claim to Native American ancestry has been the subject of political controversy, is among th...
16:51, 08/19/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Cosko, 27, hacked into Senate computers and doxxed t...
07:51, 06/20/2019

Ex-Trump aide Bannon praises Marine Le Pen's campaign Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Monday praised French far-right politician Marine Le Pen's political recovery but said he was in France as an observer of the European elections rather than actively playing a role in Le Pen's campaign....
14:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers threaten to subpoena Trump aide Conway A U.S. House of Representatives panel warned in a letter it could subpoena the testimony of Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, if she does not appear at a scheduled hearing this week....
04:51, 06/24/2019

Flap Over Lt. Gov. Aide’s Firing Roils Kentucky Leadership FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — When the Kentucky governor’s chief of staff authorized the firing of a top aide to the lieutenant governor he “overstepped his boundaries,” Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton said Tuesday, ratcheting up an unsettling election-year dispute for Republicans. “Every Ke...
20:51, 06/18/2019

A year later, little impact after denying Trump aide dinner LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Tourism in a small Virginia town has suffered little in the year since The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Roanoke Times reports that Lexington’s meals and lodging tax revenues are steady...
01:51, 06/24/2019

Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division From his perch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti has waged war on fellow Democrats. The party leadership has had enough....
01:00, 07/14/2019

Mueller testimony to U.S. House panels still set for July 17: aide Two U.S. House of Representatives panels still plan to hear testimony from Special Counsel Robert Mueller on July 17, although there were reports of a possible one-week delay....
17:51, 07/12/2019

Pak Trying To Stop Extradition Of Dawood Ibrahim's Top Aide To US: Report Pakistani diplomats in London are making all-out efforts to prevent the extradition of D-Company's top lieutenant Jabir Motiwala to the United States....
11:17, 07/02/2019

Ex-Hassan aide sentenced to 4 years for doxing senators A former aide to Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday for hacking Senate computers and releasing personal information online about five Republican senators out of anger spurred by their roles in the confirmation hearings for Justice Brett Kavanaugh.U.S. Distric...
00:17, 06/20/2019

Second ex-Senate aide charged in posting private data WASHINGTON (AP) — A second former aide to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges that stem from the illegal online posting of personal information of five Republican senators who backed Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. Samantha Deforest Davis, who worked as a staff ...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Ex-Trump aide Manafort to plead not guilty in New York Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, is expected to plead not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether those charges amount to double jeopardy....
19:51, 06/27/2019

Mayawati Will Join Hands With BJP After Results, Claims Her Ex-Aide Congress leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui, who was with the Bahujan Samaj Party until last year, claimed on Wednesday that Mayawati will be under so much pressure after the election results that she will......
15:17, 05/15/2019

Trump Is "Deadly Serious" On Imposing Tariffs On Mexico, Says Top Aide Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Mexico over immigration on Sunday as a top aide warned that the US president is "deadly serious" about imposing tariffs on imports from the southern neighbor....
03:34, 06/03/2019

Is it worth trying sous-vide at home? | Kitchen Aide If you don’t run a catering outfit from your home kitchen, probably not...Do you have a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comWhat is the point of sous-vide? And can you replicate it at home without having to buy a lot of expensive kit?Christine, St Helens, MerseysideSous-vide takes the guess...
14:17, 05/03/2019

AOC aide faces Fed investigation amid resignation: report The controversial chief of staff for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who resigned on Friday is currently being investigated by federal officials, a new report says....
02:17, 08/05/2019

Jason Miller, Former Trump Aide, Loses Job After Nadler Tweetstorm Mr. Miller called Representative Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, “fat and nasty” for his treatment of Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director, during a closed-door hearing last week....
23:51, 06/24/2019

Pak PM Aide Posts Sachin Tendulkar Pic Instead Of Imran Khan On Twitter An aide of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan today had Twitter laughing after he posted a photo on the micro-blogging site and captioned it as "PM Imran Khan 1969". The reason for the laughs was......
16:34, 06/22/2019

Lawmaker calls for ethics probe of aide to Richard Carranza A Queens lawmaker has reported a top Department of Education official to both an ethics tribunal and the city agency that investigates misconduct in public schools for urging underlings to attend a political rally supporting embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. Councilman Robert Holden (D-...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Trump administration eyes more aid to farmers if necessary: White House aide The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out up to $12 billion since last year to offset agricultural losses from the trade dispute with China....
23:34, 04/29/2019

Sen Mitch McConnell Trips and Breaks Shoulder in Kentucky: Aide LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is recovering at home in Kentucky after suffering a shoulder fracture in a fall Sunday, a spokesman said. McConnell tripped on his outdoor patio at his Louisville home Sunday morning, and has been treated and released after get...
05:17, 08/05/2019

Trump 'livid' after report a former campaign aide misled on fundraising President Donald Trump directed his reelection campaign to issue a blistering statement implicitly condemning a longtime political adviser who used Trump's name to raise millions of dollars for an unaffiliated political group, several people familiar with the President's reaction said....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Aide to upstate congressman busted for patronizing 17-year-old prostitute ALBANY — A 57-year-old top aide to upstate Democratic Rep. Anthony Brindisi was arrested Friday after paying $200 to have sex with a 17-year-old prostitute. John Stemen, a caseworker in Brindisi’s Utica office, admitted to meeting the woman online and paying $200 for a “sexual date,” according to th...
22:34, 05/10/2019

Trump aide Conway will not testify before Congress: White House President Donald Trump's senior adviser Kellyanne Conway will not testify before the House of Representatives Oversight Committee this week on her alleged violations of the Hatch Act, the White House told the panel's chairman on Monday....
04:17, 06/25/2019

Venezuela Government Arrests a Close Aide of Juan Guaidó Venezuelan authorities arrested a prominent opposition politician as embattled President Nicolás Maduro strikes back against critics a week after the opposition failed to spark a military uprising....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Hope Hicks, Don McGahn aide subpoenaed by House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and an aide to former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel. The subpoenas direct Hicks to turn over documents by June 4 and testify on June 19. A...
04:17, 05/22/2019

Economy in focus as India PM Modi starts second term without key aide Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, though he suffered a setback at the start of his second term when key aide and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley opted out of the next government....
09:17, 05/30/2019

Ex-aide: Census citizenship question was added to keep off illegal immigrants A former top adviser to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told congressional investigators that he spoke to a professor who has advocated for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census to limit the participation of illegal immigrants. James Uthmeier appeared before the House Oversight Committee e...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton has asked the Kentucky Personnel Board to reverse her dismissal, which has intensified a feud between Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration. Adrienne Southworth is seeking reinstatement to her job as Hampton’s deputy ch...
21:51, 06/21/2019

Trump ex-aide Manafort moved to Manhattan, arraignment seen near: source Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was transferred to a detention facility in Manhattan on Monday ahead of an expected arraignment on state charges in New York, a person familiar with the matter said....
12:51, 06/18/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks to hand some documents to Congress In a letter to Jerrold Nadler, Hicks' lawyer, Robert Trout, said they would provide documents from her time on the Trump campaign, and said she had also previously provided some documents in March, after Nadler sent out his original requests for information....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafting his challenges to mainstream science on global warming. The Environmental Defense Fund obtained the emails of National Security Council adviser Will...
07:17, 06/14/2019

Bevin’s Chief Of Staff Authorized Firing Of Hampton’s Aide FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff says he authorized the firing of a key aide to Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton. Blake Brickman said in a statement on Saturday to The Courier Journal that he authorized the firing of Adrienne Southworth, saying she repeatedly demonstrated...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Ex-Clinton aide says she would 'ankle dive' to stop Hillary from running again Jennifer Palmieri wants to spare her former boss the misery she would encounter in another presidential run, saying she would "ankle dive at the door" to prevent it....
23:34, 07/11/2019

School investigating video of teacher’s aide sitting on student’s lap A Utah school district launched an investigation this week after a video of a female teacher’s aide sitting on a male student’s lap surfaced on social media....
21:51, 05/02/2019

FBI sent a blond bombshell to meet Trump aide Papadopoulos: report The “sexy bottle blonde” woman whom a former Trump campaign adviser says came on to him in a London bar was sent there by the FBI to investigate suspected campaign collusion with Russia, according to a new report Thursday. The woman, who used the name Azra Turk, was working for the feds ...
01:17, 05/03/2019

Pope’s aide promises to pay electricity bills for homeless squatters Vatican almoner criticised by Italy’s deputy PM for restoring power to 450 peopleAn aide to Pope Francis said he would start paying the electricity bills of a squatted state-owned building in Rome after coming under fire from Italy’s deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, for restoring the connectio...
18:17, 05/13/2019

| Michael Cohen, Trump's one-time aide who turned on him, goes to jail After dramatic appeals and testimony in Congress, Donald Trump's one-time personal lawyer Michael Cohen is due to report to jail to serve a sentence he deems unjust because he was simply following his boss's orders....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime ministers meet to discuss the contaminated oil on the Druzhba pipeline, an aide for Kozak said....
12:51, 05/23/2019

Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty to New York charges Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether the new charges amount to double jeopardy....
06:00, 06/28/2019

Former top Commerce aide says he was directed by Ross to add census citizenship question “The mounting evidence points to a partisan and discriminatory effort to harm the interests of Democrats and non-Whites,” House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) said in a statement....
20:34, 06/25/2019

Ex-Roger Stone aide testifies before federal grand jury WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Trump confidant Roger Stone testified before a grand jury after a months-long legal battle with special counsel Robert Mueller. Andrew Miller answered questions for about two hours Friday in Washington. Prosecutors sought Miller’s testimony as they built a cr...
22:17, 05/31/2019

Top aide defends Trump’s comments on ‘disgusting’ Baltimore district Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that way....
21:17, 07/28/2019

Papal aide restores Rome building’s power to help homeless ROME (AP) — Pope Francis’ almsgiver has gone down a Rome manhole to restore electricity for hundreds of homeless people living in an unused state-owned building. Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told Italian news agency ANSA he went underground and flipped a power switch Saturday in a “d...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to be the first star witness for House committee Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, becomes on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
12:34, 06/18/2019

Papal aide restores Rome building's power to help homeless Pope Francis' almsgiver has gone down a Rome manhole to restore electricity for hundreds of homeless people living in an unused state-owned building....
23:51, 05/12/2019

F.B.I. Sent Investigator Posing as Assistant to Meet With Trump Aide in 2016 The use of the investigator in an operation aimed at a campaign shows the alarm in the F.B.I. as officials uncovered the scope of Russia’s 2016 election interference....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Pelosi had 'productive meeting' with U.S. trade representative on deal: aide U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a "productive meeting" with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer almost entirely focused on a new United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade deal, one of her aides said on Wednesday....
23:00, 05/15/2019

"Even If I Have To...": Smriti Irani Vows Justice For Killed Amethi Aide BJP leader Smriti Irani on Sunday attended the funeral of her aide, a former village head and party worker who was shot dead in Amethi, and said she will "move the Supreme Court to seek death......
07:00, 05/27/2019

Ex-Trump aide on board of company that detains migrant kids MIAMI (AP) — Former White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly has joined the board of the conglomerate operating the largest facility for migrant children in the country. Caliburn International’s CEO James Van Dusen confirmed the appointment of the former Trump cabinet member in a Friday news r...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Top U.S. security aide: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Republican senators....
05:34, 06/20/2019

Bevin aide: Governor’s pension plan has enough votes to pass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A key aide to Kentucky’s governor says enough votes have been secured to pass a pension-relief proposal in a special legislative session. Gov. Matt Bevin’s deputy chief of staff, Bryan Sunderland, said Wednesday that he believes enough support exists in the Republic...
00:34, 06/20/2019

Ex-Trump top aide Hope Hicks to testify before House panel Ex-White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Trump, has agreed to give a closed-door interview to the House Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel’s chairman said on Wednesday. Hicks last week agreed to supply documents from Trump’s 2016 campaign to the commit...
02:34, 06/13/2019

Poland: Ex-aide found guilty in crash that killed president WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A court in Poland has found a former government official guilty of negligence in the 2010 airplane flight to Russia that ended in a crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others. The court in Warsaw court ruled that Tomasz Arabski, an aide to Poland’s prime min...
15:17, 06/13/2019

"Kamala Harris Wasn't Afraid": Senator's Aide After Man Snatched Her Mic A man described as an animal rights activist disrupted a political event at which Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., spoke on Saturday, snatching a microphone out of the presidential candidate's hand as......
12:51, 06/02/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló soon to resign? Aide says not yet Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló was expected to resign amid a torrent of protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
19:51, 07/24/2019

"What's Your Ethnicity," Top Aide Asked Reporter, Defending Trump Tweet Kellyanne Conway, responding to a reporter's question Tuesday about President Donald Trump's racist tweet toward four Democratic congresswomen, asked the journalist: "What's your ethnicity?"...
09:34, 07/17/2019

A Would-Be Trump Aide’s Demands: A Jet on Call, a Future Cabinet Post and More Those are among 10 conditions that Kris Kobach, the former Kansas secretary of state, has given the White House if he is to become the administration’s “immigration czar.”...
01:34, 05/21/2019

Shooting of Argentine lawmaker, aide was 'mafia style': security minister An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires, in what the security minister described as a "mafia-style" attack....
19:34, 05/09/2019

'OBJECTION!' Ex-Trump aide Hicks tight-lipped in U.S. House interview Hope Hicks, formerly one of President Donald Trump's closest aides, repeatedly declined to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with U.S. congressional investigators, with lawyers at her side carefully orchestrating her responses....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Close Aide Of Dawood Ibrahim's Brother Arrested From Kannur Airport The anti-extortion cell (AEC) of Mumbai Police have arrested a close aide of fugitive Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's brother Anees Ibrahim from Kannur airport in Kerala after he landed from Dubai, an......
04:17, 08/14/2019

Iranian presidential aide says Trump will 'get a war' for listening to 'the mustache' John Bolton Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s advisor assailed President Trump, saying he will get a “war” for listening National Security Advisor John Bolton, who was nicknamed as “the mustache.”...
20:34, 05/14/2019

US Sues Ex-Trump Aide, Alleges Failure To File Required Financials The United States on Tuesday sued Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former aide to President Donald Trump and reality television star, saying she knowingly failed to file a required public financial......
09:34, 06/26/2019

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin’s reaction to email hacking: ‘omg’ Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin was shocked to learn that a hacker tried to gain access to Clinton's private email server — writing "omg" when she was alerted to it, newly released FBI records show....
03:51, 05/08/2019

School aide resigns after telling noisy students they could be ‘picking cotton’ instead An Oregon school district employee has resigned after reprimanding a noisy group of students, telling them they were lucky they weren’t “picking cotton,” officials said. The unidentified North Clackamas School District instructional assistant made the remark on May 31 to the group of students at Li...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks frustrates Democrats with limited testimony Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, drew fire from Democrats on Wednesday for not answering questions during a closed House Judiciary Committee session about whether her former boss broke the law....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Trump aide: Liberty's 'huddled masses' message only applies to Europeans The Statue of Liberty's famous 'huddled masses' inscription only applies to "people coming from Europe", according to America's acting director of citizenship and immigration services. ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Ex-Trump aide Manafort to be arraigned in New York on Thursday: court spokesman Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump, will be arraigned on Thursday in a New York court in Manhattan on state criminal charges, after having been convicted last year on federal fraud charges....
20:17, 06/26/2019

Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks To Talk Behind Closed Doors To Investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a......
01:51, 06/19/2019

Trump blasts decision to let aide accompany Mueller to testimony: 'VERY UNFAIR' President Trump on Tuesday blasted the House Judiciary Committee's decision to let former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s top aide on the Russia investigation accompany him during his testimony before House lawmakers on Wednesday....
07:17, 07/24/2019

Argentine lawmaker wounded, aide killed in 'mafia-style' attack An Argentine lawmaker was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires, in what the country's security minister described as a "mafia-style" attack....
21:17, 05/09/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks to testify behind closed doors to U.S. House investigators Hope Hicks, once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump, will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
02:17, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump's Former Aide, Paul Manafort To Plead Not Guilty In New York Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, is expected to plead not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state......
02:51, 06/28/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators, a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Power play: Papal aide's manhole act angers Italy's Salvini Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has taken aim at a Vatican cardinal who climbed into a utility manhole to restore electricity to squatters in a government-owned building, pitting Pope Francis' humanitarian priorities against far-right Italian politics....
23:34, 05/13/2019

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a transcript released on Monday....
04:34, 07/09/2019

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total of 212 times....
02:00, 07/09/2019

Indian-Origin Briton, Aide Arrested For IPL Betting At Mumbai Hotel The police have arrested an Indian-origin British national and his aide for allegedly betting on an IPL T20 match from a posh hotel, said an official on Thursday....
04:17, 05/03/2019

Lawmakers say FBI may have been warned of Steele’s ‘political motivations’ before Trump aide surveillance Top Republican lawmakers demanded answers Friday on whether the FBI was warned of anti-Trump dossier author Christopher Steele’s "political motivations" before the bureau applied for a surveillance warrant against a Trump campaign aide based in part on that document....
00:34, 05/11/2019

School aide describes moment bullied teen stabbed classmate A Bronx school aide testified Tuesday about the moment he realized he was covered in blood after an allegedly bullied student fatally plunged a switchblade into a classmate’s chest. “I realized I had blood all over my clothes and my hands,” teaching assistant Nikolai Kennedy recall...
03:34, 07/03/2019

Police Arrests Chota Shakeel Aide Afroz Wadariya In Mumbai In a major boost to investigation against underworld don Chota Shakeel and Dawood Ibrahim, the Mumbai Police has arrested Afroz Wadariya also known as Ahmed Raza in Mumbai, officials said....
12:00, 07/17/2019

DOJ misses House subpoena deadline for full Mueller report: aide The U.S. Justice Department missed a Wednesday subpoena deadline for providing the House Judiciary Committee with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted report on his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a Democratic congressional aide said....
21:00, 05/01/2019

School aide busted with loaded gun, drugs during home raid: cops A Harlem school aide was busted with a loaded gun, ammo and drugs when authorities raided his home as part of a larger investigation, police said. Nicholas Banks, 26, who works at Mott Hall High School in Harlem, was arrested at around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday after investigators with the NYPD and the Qu...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Johnson's top aide says UK lawmakers can't stop no-deal Brexit: Sunday Telegraph Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, according to the Sunday Telegraph....
04:51, 08/04/2019

Factbox: A few of Mueller report's 183 mentions of ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks It is no wonder Democratic investigators in the U.S. Congress want to talk to Hope Hicks, a former close aide to President Donald Trump: She is mentioned in the Mueller report more than 180 times....
12:34, 06/18/2019

Trump 'deadly serious' about Mexico tariff threat, White House aide says Mulvaney: ‘We intentionally left the declaration sort of ad hoc’Mexico indicates concessions on migrants issue to avoid tariffsDonald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on imports from Mexico, his chief of staff said on Sunday, even though the president “intentionally left the declarat...
20:00, 06/02/2019

In Pataliputra Lok Sabha Seat, Misa Bharti Fights Father's Former Aide Named after the ancient city that was the seat of power during the rule of the mighty kingdom of Magadh, the Pataliputra Lok Sabha constituency is witnessing yet another contest between a former......
03:00, 05/16/2019

Democrats Question HUD’s Hiring of Trump Aide Who Quit After Racist Posts Senate Democrats want to know why Eric Blankenstein, a former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau official, has been hired to an agency that enforces fair housing laws....
02:17, 07/02/2019

Government watchdog: Trump aide Conway should be fired for political comments A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Boris Johnson's Top Aide Says Lawmakers Can't Stop No-Deal Brexit: Report Lawmakers will be unable to stop a no-deal Brexit on Oct. 31 by bringing down Britain's government in a vote of no confidence next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide has advised, according......
09:17, 08/04/2019

"Was Detained At Home, Home Minister Lying": Farooq Abdullah Breaks Down National Conference patriarch Farooq Abdullah today contradicted Union Home Minister Amit Shah's comment in parliament that he has "neither been detained nor arrested". "I was detained in my house.........
15:34, 08/06/2019

Exclusive: Senior aide to Brazil farm minister targeted by graft probe A senior adviser to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias is being investigated over his management of a public contract five years ago, according to two people familiar with the matter and documents from an internal ministry probe seen by Reuters....
16:51, 07/12/2019

Trump instructed top aide to call China to warn more tariffs were coming: sources As a tense meeting with top advisers on China trade talks ended, President Donald Trump turned to trade adviser Robert Lighthizer and told him to call China to warn that new tariffs were coming, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
07:17, 08/03/2019

USS McCain flap prompts acting defense chief Shanahan to have aide 'look into' matter Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says his chief of staff will look into reports that the White House requested the USS John McCain be hidden from view during President Trump's visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Labour antisemitism: Corbyn aide wanted to influence party’s panel Jeremy Corbyn's top aide instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how Labour's highest disciplinary body could be challenged, leaked emails have revealed....
00:17, 07/20/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks denies involvement in hush money talks: lawyer An attorney for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks denied on Friday that she was involved in discussions during the 2016 presidential campaign about a hush-money payment to a porn star who claimed to have had a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump....
20:34, 07/19/2019

Italy aide linked to Russia funding accusations frequented Moscow - BuzzFeed An aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, at the centre of accusations the ruling League party sought millions of euros via a secret Russian oil deal, flew back-and-forth to Moscow last year, news website BuzzFeed said on Thursday....
21:34, 08/08/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to closed-door appearance before U.S. House panel Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, agreed to give a closed-door interview to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday....
01:00, 06/13/2019

North Korea Calls Trump Security Aide ''War Maniac'' Over Missile Comment North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "war maniac" who should be banished, just as President Donald Trump offered a positive outlook on relations with......
22:51, 05/27/2019

"OBJECTION!" Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks Tight-Lipped In US House Interview Hope Hicks, formerly one of President Donald Trump's closest aides, repeatedly declined to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with US congressional investigators, with lawyers at her side......
06:17, 06/20/2019

Explainer: Can Trump block ex-aide Hicks from talking to Congress by citing immunity? A White House lawyer cited "testimonial immunity" in instructing Hope Hicks, a former top aide to President Donald Trump, not to answer questions about her White House tenure in a closed-door congressional interview on Wednesday....
02:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. sues ex-Trump aide Omarosa, alleges failure to file required financials The United States on Tuesday sued Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former aide to President Donald Trump and reality television star, saying she knowingly failing to file a required public financial disclosure report after she left the White House....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Attempt to hack email server stunned Clinton aide, FBI files show "omg." That was the three-letter response from top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin when told by Justin Cooper, the technology professional overseeing Clinton's private home-based email server, shortly after midnight on a Sunday in January 2011 that "someone was trying to hack us."...
04:51, 05/08/2019

Longtime Trump aide Stephanie Grisham will succeed Sanders as press secretary Stephanie Grisham, communications director for first lady Melania Trump and a longtime aide to President Donald Trump, will succeed Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary, Mrs. Trump announced on Tuesday....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Pelosi refuses to engage with White House aide Kellyanne Conway over wealth The White House counselor — who lives in a $7.7 million mansion — took aim at Pelosi’s wealth after the speaker said she would negotiate with the president, not his staff....
00:34, 05/24/2019

CNN anchor hammers Biden aide over Hyde Amendment flip-flop: He thinks that's going to fly? CNN anchor Brianna Keilar grilled Biden campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield over the Democratic frontrunner's jarring shifts regarding his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Divine intervention: Vatican aide defies police to restore power to homeless shelter Pope Francis aide crawls into manhole to return power for hundreds of homeless in unused state-owned buildingAn aide to pope Francis has shimmied down a Rome manhole in order to restore electricity for hundreds of homeless people living in an unused state-owned building.Cardinal Konrad Krajewski bro...
07:51, 05/13/2019

Prosecutors charge ex-aide Rebecca O'Donnell in death of former Arkansas Sen. Linda Collins-Smith A woman described as a onetime campaign aide and "good friend" to former Arkansas lawmaker Linda Collins-Smith has been charged with capital murder in her death, authorities said....
23:00, 06/18/2019

Inspector general probing role of Trump dossier in securing surveillance warrant for aide The Justice Department’s inspector general, as part of a long-running internal review, is focusing on how the Democrat-funded anti-Trump dossier was used to secure surveillance warrants for a former Trump campaign adviser in 2016, despite questions about its credibility....
22:34, 05/09/2019

William Happer: Trump aide pushing climate denial inside the White House The physicist, 79, has a seat on the National Security Council – and thinks the science that proves global heating is wrongBy the early 1990s, the man now dubbed the “chief climate change skeptic” in Donald Trump’s White House had already decided he was uneasy with the science that showed humans wer...
08:34, 06/21/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Cuomo aide rips de Blasio for touting $15 minimum wage DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio touted New York’s $15 minimum wage during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate — but a top aide for Gov. Andrew Cuomo wasn’t going to let him steal all the glory. “When I became the mayor of the nation’s largest city I set us on a pa...
05:51, 08/01/2019

Aide fired after fake presidential seal displayed next to Trump at Turning Point USA event An aide has been fired after President Trump took the stage at a Turning Point USA event earlier this week in front of a doctored presidential seal that featured pro-Russian imagery and said “45 is a puppet.”...
17:51, 07/26/2019

Ex-Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House committee Hicks last week agreed to supply documents from Trump's 2016 campaign to the committee, despite a White House directive advising her not to provide the panel with material from her subsequent time at the White House....
03:17, 06/13/2019

Nawaz Sharif Made Laws To Launder Money, Pakistan PM Khan's Aide Alleges A special assistant to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused the family of former premier Nawaz Sharif of making laws in the 1990s to help them launder ill-gotten wealth....
15:17, 08/03/2019

DOJ’s Russia probe review focusing on 'smoking gun' tapes of meeting with Trump aide: sources The Justice Department’s internal review of the Russia investigation is zeroing in on transcripts of recordings made by at least one government source who met with former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos overseas in 2016, specifically looking at why certain "exculpatory" material from them wa...
17:51, 07/26/2019

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report: aide The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide said....
03:34, 05/24/2019

Blood In The Water: These People Enjoying A Very Casual Conversation About Miyazaki Movies Have No Idea That There Is An Absolute Miyazaki Freak Lying In Wait Among Them For now, the mood is light and cheerful at a house party in Los Angeles, where a group of acquaintances are chatting about movies, but in reality, they’re all standing at the edge of a delicate precipice from which they are surely doomed to fall: These people enjoying a very casual conversation abou...
17:34, 05/17/2019

House Judiciary Committee to Interview Ex-Trump Aide Hope Hicks in Closed-Door Meeting Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to a closed-door interview with the House Judiciary Committee, the panel announced Wednesday, a breakthrough for Democrats who have been frustrated by President Donald Trump’s broad stonewalling of their investigations. The Judic...
04:34, 06/13/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who were living without electricity and hot water for days in a Rome building, according to local reports....
12:17, 05/13/2019

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
11:34, 06/19/2019

White House aide Kushner will travel to Middle East to promote peace plan: official Trump administration officials Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt and Brian Hook are visiting in Morocco, Jordan and Israel this week to discuss the economic portion of Kushner's Middle East peace plan, a White House official said on Tuesday....
15:17, 05/28/2019

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support for a law that blocks federal funding for abortions. ...
20:17, 06/05/2019

DOJ sues former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman over failing to file financial disclosure report The Justice Department is suing former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman for failing to file a personal financial report following her termination in 2017....
08:17, 06/26/2019

AP sources: Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House Judiciary panel WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Former Trump aide Hope Hicks agrees to closed-door interview with House Judiciary panel....
00:00, 06/13/2019

'Lying and Stealing' star Emily Ratajkowski's most provocative public appearances Emily Ratajkowski brings the wow-factor to "Lying and Stealing" and to every red carpet the model steps on. Her most memorable moments:        ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Top Aide Resigns After Accusations of Framing Black Activist and Sending Racist and Sexist Texts Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff, a white man who actually and truly goes by the name Cade Cothren, has resigned amid allegations that he framed a black activist, as well as sent racist and sexually explicit texts, some of which were received by his boss. Cothren announced his re...
19:17, 05/07/2019

Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey, Yours for Just $100,000? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
11:51, 07/30/2019

McConnell: I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President Barack Obama.When asked whether his views on reparations had changed in light of an NBC report that two of his great-great-grandfathers were slave ow...
22:34, 07/09/2019

No, Obama didn’t beg Kim Jong Un for a meeting The White House provided no evidence for Trump’s claim. Former U.S. intelligence officials said there was no evidence. Top Obama advisers denied Trump's claim....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Got $100,000 to Buy Obama’s Old Basketball Jersey at Auction? An auction house selling the jersey, which the former president is believed to have worn while playing in high school, says it could fetch that much when bidding closes in August....
21:51, 07/30/2019

It's Fine to Criticize Barack Obama Barack Obama left office two years ago, but he’s the most popular Democratic politician in America, with a stature that is likely only to grow more. Obama also made some big mistakes, which some Democratic presidential candidates are, rather gently, starting to point out. The response to this has be...
00:51, 08/03/2019

| Pele meets with Obama in Brazil Pele met with former US president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian football great said....
09:51, 05/31/2019

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
21:34, 07/22/2019

Stretch of road in LA to be renamed Obama Boulevard LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stretch of road in Los Angeles will be renamed after former President Barack Obama during a festival and unveiling ceremony Saturday. Obama Boulevard will replace Rodeo Road, a 3 ½-mile street that runs from Culver City to mid-city Los Angeles, passing the city’s historic ...
21:17, 05/04/2019

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
23:00, 06/19/2019

On Politics: Is Obama’s Legacy Fair Game? Joe Biden has used his association with Mr. Obama to burnish his candidacy, but during the debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
13:17, 08/02/2019

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marriage equality – and credited an NBC sitcom for his decision: “I think Will and Grace probably did mor...
12:34, 06/02/2019

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
21:17, 05/18/2019

‘When They Go Low, We Also Go Low.’ You Haven’t Seen Michelle Obama Until You’ve Seen Her Dominate in Dodgeball As a former first lady, it’s no surprise that Michelle Obama wasn’t about to let James Corden get away with dissing America. After Corden took an anything-Americans-can-do-Brits-can-do-better jab at Obama, she challenged the Late, Late Show host to a Team USA vs. Team U.K. dodgeball matc...
18:51, 06/18/2019

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
03:34, 07/15/2019

Why Julián Castro’s Obama Moment Didn’t Last As a young mayor, he was given a prime-time speaking spot at the 2012 Democratic Convention. He is still trying to get from that stage to a bigger one....
18:17, 08/19/2019

Los Angeles renames road after Barack Obama LOS ANGELES — A stretch of road in Los Angeles has been renamed after former President Barack Obama. A concert and ceremony Saturday unveiled Obama Boulevard. The street replaced Rodeo Road, a 3 ½-mile street that runs across the city’s historic black neighborhood. It also intersects with Mart...
16:17, 05/05/2019

Obama tweets ‘get well soon’ to David Ortiz after shooting Former President Obama joined the throng of well-wishers sending love to shot baseball legend David Ortiz on Monday. “Get well soon, Papi,” Obama tweeted alongside a photo of him getting a personalized Red Sox shirt from the slugger when the Boston team visited the White House in 2014. &...
21:34, 06/10/2019

WTO rules China could sanction U.S. over Obama-era tariffs The United States is in breach of a World Trade Organization ruling and is subject to sanctions from China unless it removes certain tariffs against Beijing, the international trade body ruled Wednesday....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Los Angeles has renamed a street after former President Obama The City of Los Angeles has renamed a nearly 4-mile stretch of road from "Rodeo Road" to "Obama Boulevard," in honor of the country's first African-American president....
21:34, 05/05/2019

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
11:00, 06/22/2019

Gauff: 'Cool that Michelle Obama knows I exist' The world of Cori "Coco" Gauff -- the player taking Wimbledon by storm -- has entered a different stratosphere after a life changing first week at the grass court grand slam....
21:17, 07/06/2019

Here's What Obama Had to Say About This Weekend's Horrific Mass Shootings Once upon a time, there was a widely held—if never fully realized—belief that the country’s president ought to serve as a moral compass. If not that, at least, they ought to emphatically articulate and speak to the nation’s highest values. This is especially true in times of turmoil and tragedy....
04:00, 08/07/2019

US judge: Construction on Obama center should proceed CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago says he’ll dismiss a lawsuit brought by a parks advocacy group that is trying to stop former President Barack Obama’s presidential center from being built in a lakefront park. U.S. District Judge John Robert Blakey said there should be no delay i...
20:51, 06/11/2019

Barack Obama Sort of Shows Up for a Minute Barack Obama isn’t around much these days, having mostly traded in a visible post-presidency platform for Netflix deals. But on Monday, he made a rare public statement in the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, urging Americans to “soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of an...
02:00, 08/06/2019

McConnell: Obama is descended from slave owners too Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to a report that his ancestors owned slaves by comparing himself to former President Barack Obama. “You know, I find myself in the same position as President Obama. We both oppose reparations, and we both are the descendants of slave owners,” he...
17:34, 07/10/2019

Barack’s ICE chief: Cages were Obama’s idea Former President Barack Obama’s top immigration chief in charge of removing illegal immigrants said that the “cages” Democrats have accused President Trump of housing children in were the brainchild of the Obama administration....
01:51, 06/27/2019

Pelosi. Clinton. Obama. Now ‘The Squad’ Is the New Target for the Right. Four women have reached a notoriety virtually unheard-of for freshmen House members, thanks to a relentless conservative fire usually trained on senior Democrats....
17:51, 07/27/2019

Trump: Obama ‘had to know’ about effort to stop me from becoming president President Trump said his predecessor Barack Obama had to “know about” efforts to ensure he wouldn’t win the presidency. “There was no crime. There was no collusion. The big thing’s collusion. Now, there’s no collusion,” Trump told ABC News’ “This...
21:17, 06/16/2019

Obama: Americans must not let racist views become normalized President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on the U.S. Counterterrorism strategy to combat ISIL, in the Cross Hall of the White House, Sept. 10, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first public statement since mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, form...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation's political climate could deter a helpful solutio...
01:51, 05/16/2019

'Lying and Stealing' star Emily Ratajkowski explains why stealing art from the rich is OK Emily Ratajkowski helps an art thief (Theo James) in "Lying and Stealing." She talks wig obsessions and why the rich deserve to have their art stolen.        ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Monday....
22:34, 06/24/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 election campaign and while in the White House....
13:51, 06/19/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6.        ...
22:17, 05/13/2019

Byron York: Obama-era intelligence officials fretting because 'we don't know what they did' Why are Obama-era intelligence officials so concerned with President's Trump's call to declassify information regarding the origins of the Russia probe? "Because we don't know exactly what they did," Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York said Friday on "The Story with Martha M...
07:17, 05/25/2019

Italian airline apologizes for ad with Obama impersonator in blackface Italian airline Alitalia has apologized for an ad featuring a man in blackface portraying President Barack Obama. The carrier was using the online videos to advertise new flights from Italy to Washington, DC. Each spot featured actors portraying US presidents Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Dona...
07:34, 07/05/2019

DOJ tries to disqualify ex-Obama official from defending China’s Huawei The Justice Department is working to disqualify top Obama department official James Cole from defending the Chinese technology firm Huawei in a high-profile criminal case, according to a new heavily redacted federal court filing on Friday....
05:00, 05/14/2019

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Obama reportedly told Biden he didn't have to run in 2020 Former President Barack Obama repeatedly expressed his doubts about former Vice President Joe Biden running in 2020, telling him that he didn't "have to do this."...
17:34, 08/17/2019

Trump claims 'Obama had to know about' efforts to undermine presidency President Trump, in remarks broadcast Sunday, said former President Obama "certainly must have known about" what he characterized as high-level efforts by "FBI low-lifes" and other intelligence operatives to undermine his presidency....
03:17, 06/17/2019

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction at the planned site of former President Barack Ob...
19:34, 06/03/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez challenger once supported Obama A 38-year-old Queens woman seeking the GOP line to run against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is under fire from fellow Republicans for previously praising the Democratic socialist superstar as well as voting for Barack Obama for president. Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens ...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Biden says he can't rely on Obama ties to beat Trump Joe Biden downplayed the importance of his relationship with former President Barack Obama during an interview on Morning Joe, aired Tuesday morning....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Facing Trump, Democrats turn on another president: Obama Many of the Democratic presidential candidates emphatically distanced themselves from the former president in this week’s debate, despite his continuing popularity....
16:51, 08/01/2019

| Twitter fan Michelle Obama is Gauff's role model Teenage sensation Coco Gauff's life-changing experience at Wimbledon moved to a new level with former United States First Lady Michelle Obama tweeting about her....
21:34, 07/06/2019

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed regulation that in effect says...
00:00, 05/25/2019

Trump mocks Biden, says Obama took him off the ‘trash heap’ President Trump ramped up his criticism Monday of "Sleepy Joe Biden" as the former vice president rises in the polls, saying former President Barack Obama took him off the “trash heap” back in 2008 -- and China is rooting for him. ...
20:34, 05/20/2019

Top Obama adviser: 'The fact is' people don't want to get rid of private insurance Former Obama adviser and current CNN political commentator David Axelrod called it a "fact" that Americans don't want a single-payer health care system....
19:17, 07/31/2019

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The 2017 Republican tax ove...
22:17, 07/05/2019

Democratic Candidates Praise Labor — and the Obama Legacy, Too After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this past week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack....
07:17, 08/04/2019

Barack Obama’s book not expected to be released in 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected to be released this year, setting up the likelihood that his book will drop during the 2020 campaign. Publisher Penguin Random House started alerting foreign partners and others about the status of O...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Obama appears to swipe at Trump during Mandela event Barack Obama appeared to critique his successor during a panel discussion marking the late Nelson Mandela’s birthday at Washington's Museum of African American History and Culture. ...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Mitch McConnell Says He and Obama Are Both the ‘Descendants of Slave Owners’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says his family’s history of slave ownership doesn’t change his opposition to reparations. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday that he and former President Barack Obama have opposed reparations, and “both are the descenda...
01:51, 07/10/2019

Chicago officer not punished for racist slur about Obama CHICAGO (AP) — Records show that a white Chicago police sergeant was never punished for using a racist slur about then-President Barack Obama more than three years ago. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Superintendent Eddie Johnson wanted Jack Axium to receive a nine-month suspensio...
20:17, 06/28/2019

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
17:34, 06/07/2019

Sen. Pat Toomey: Obama near-zero Fed rates fostered wealth resentment that's still with us "The Fed's behavior when they held rates at zero for such an extended period probably did contribute to some understandable resentment," he says....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Barack, Michelle Obama to Produce Podcasts for Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
08:00, 06/07/2019

Julián Castro: Obama had 'compassion' for immigrants, Trump does not Julian Castro, the Housing and Urban Development Secretary under former President Barack Obama, claimed on Thursday that the previous administration was unlike President Trump's in that it was concerned and compassionate towards immigrants....
03:17, 06/14/2019

Rap Artist Indicted for Obama 2012 Campaign Donations Former Fugees rapper Pras Michel was indicted on charges of funneling millions of dollars in foreign money to then President Obama’s 2012 re-election effort, amid widening fallout of the multibillion-dollar fraud scandal at a Malaysian government fund....
02:17, 05/11/2019

‘She was our Michelle Obama’: how Gilda Radner changed comedy for ever The death of the SNL star 30 years ago robbed the industry of one its finest voices – but not before she had blazed a trail for women such as Tina Fey to followThere is no shortage of excellent critical writing about the US comedy scene in the 80s, and Nick de Semlyen’s Wild and Crazy Guys, which is...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran still high, three officials who worked in Barack Obama's administration admit they have been talking with Iranian government officials in an effort to avert a war....
22:17, 05/31/2019

Trump Has Now Had More Cabinet Turnover Than Reagan, Obama and the Two Bushes Donald Trump has now had more turnover in his Cabinet in the first two and a half years of his presidency than any of his five immediate predecessors did in their entire first terms. According to data collected by the Brookings Institution, the resignation of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta marks t...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Trump and R.N.C. Raised $105 Million in 2nd Quarter, Outdoing Obama The figure reported by the president’s campaign and the Republican National Committee dwarfed President Barack Obama’s fund-raising during the same period in 2011....
13:00, 07/02/2019

Behar presses de Blasio on going after Obama at debate: 'Do you have to do it in public?' "View" host Joy Behar took issue with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio allegedly attacking former President Obama and suggested that he shouldn't do so in a public forum like the second Democratic primary debate....
03:51, 08/03/2019

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
16:34, 06/19/2019

Michelle Obama rents bonkers $23M mansion for brief LA visit She’s gone from Chicago to Washington, DC — and this week, former First Lady Michelle Obama made a move to Los Angeles — but just for a day. TMZ reports that Obama rented an exclusive, nearly 13,000-square-foot spread in the posh Hollywood Hills neighborhood this past Monday and Tuesday....
22:17, 07/11/2019

U.S. judge dismisses one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Craig A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts in an indictment against Greg Craig, a lawyer in former President Barack Obama's administration, who was charged with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine....
23:34, 08/06/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama to launch exclusive podcasts with Spotify Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company is teaming up with Spotify to produce exclusive podcasts for the platform.        ...
20:51, 06/06/2019

Britain's Obama moment? What Harry and Meghan's baby says about race Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle, an American actress of African-American heritage, was a historic moment for Britain's royal family. Some say the imminent birth of their baby is, if anything,......
18:17, 04/28/2019

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the U.S. and world....
14:51, 06/04/2019

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to combat climate change. Read more......
00:51, 06/20/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."...
22:51, 04/30/2019

Obama-era officials who hated Trump were a 'corrupt cabal,' top GOP lawmaker says Top Obama-era officials who did not like then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 were part of a "corrupt cabal" who feared the New York businessman becoming commander-in-chief, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Tuesday on "Hannity."...
07:17, 05/22/2019

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
09:17, 07/03/2019

Pete Buttigieg 'the most impressive candidate,' maybe since Obama, Brit Hume says Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the "most impressive... candidate" in terms of political talent in the current 2020 Democratic presidential field, Brit Hume said, comparing the South Bend, Ind. mayor's rise in popularity to the "emergence of Barack Obama."...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Senate backs Trump judicial pick who disparaged Obama WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a new federal judge in Eastern Texas, despite comments he made disparaging former President Barack Obama. Lawyer Michael Truncale was confirmed, 49-46, on Tuesday. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney was the only Republican to vote against President Donald Trump’s ...
22:51, 05/14/2019

DeVos revokes Obama-era rule policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges. Department officials said Friday that the 2014 gainful employment rule will be removed entirely effective July 1, 2020. The rule sought to cut federal funding for programs that consist...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wants to deal with it....
23:17, 04/29/2019

Slain Staten Island mom was service member naturalized by Obama “She was a beautiful person,” said a distraught female pal, one of a dozen emotional friends and colleagues, some in military fatigues, who came to the scene to pay their respects....
09:51, 06/23/2019

Columbia University to produce Obama presidency oral history CHICAGO (AP) — Columbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama’s presidency. Obama Foundation officials announced Thursday that the project at The Columbia Center for Oral History Research will provide a record of the decisions, actions and effe...
23:51, 05/16/2019

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administration’s deportation record....
17:17, 07/14/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
22:51, 06/03/2019

DeVos Repeals Obama-Era Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Colleges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos formally repealed an Obama-era regulation that would have forced for-profit colleges to prove their debt-laden graduates could find gainful employment....
04:34, 06/29/2019

Romney rejects Trump judicial pick who smeared Obama Mitt Romney was the only Republican senator to vote against one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees on Tuesday. And he did so in part to defend former President Barack Obama.Romney cast the lone GOP "no" vote against Michael Truncale, who was confirmed 49-46 on Tuesday morning to the Easte...
02:34, 05/15/2019

Protesters troll Trump with images of Obama, USS John S. McCain Protesters trolled President Trump as he began his state visit to Great Britain on Monday, flashing a huge image of the USS John S. McCain and projecting UK approval ratings for him and former President Obama. The anti-Brexit group Led by Donkeys tweeted an image of a ball cap with the name of the U...
01:51, 06/04/2019

Joe Biden, Echoing Obama, Pledges to Shore Up the Affordable Care Act Mr. Biden, detailing his health care plan in Iowa, paraphrased a notorious promise made by Mr. Obama: “If you like your private insurance, you can keep it.”...
01:51, 07/16/2019

Former President Barack Obama attends Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Toronto Former President Barack Obama was in attendance for Game 2 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Warriors in Toronto.        ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Barack Obama Shares His 2019 Summer Reading List As summer’s end approaches—bringing with it an end to the time for summer reads—former President Barack Obama has shared some of what he’s been reading this season. In his summer reading list for 2019, Obama has highlighted books that span genres and feature authors from a va...
05:01, 08/15/2019

Obama’s ‘original sin’ led to Iran’s uranium enrichment, James Carafano says Iran revealed the "deep flaws" in the nuclear deal with the United States when it threatened to further enrich uranium as a response to heightened sanctions, argued James Carafano, a director at the Heritage Foundation, argued on Friday....
22:34, 07/05/2019

Trump Continues to Take Credit for Forever-President Obama’s Work Here’s the Trump presidency in a snapshot: If there is an issue, blame former President Barack Obama and his administration. If there is a triumph that spills over from the previous presidency, take all the credit. And when not doing either, systematically work to undo the previous administration’s ...
21:34, 08/14/2019

Finally! According to the Obama Women, It Is Now Officially Sundress and Sneaker Season All those weeks of feeling like it was taking forever to heat up finally make sense; we were waiting for our former forever first family to give us the go-ahead on summer! (I kid, I kid—or do I?) Thankfully, like a groundhog predicting the coming of spring, the first leaf to fall from a tree, or the...
06:17, 06/27/2019

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
06:17, 06/01/2019

Obama worries Biden’s 2020 bid could ‘damage his legacy’: report Former President Barack Obama tried to talk Joe Biden out of jumping into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination — and fears his veep could “damage his legacy” with his White House bid, according to a report. “You don’t have to do this, Joe, you really don’...
17:00, 08/17/2019

CNN's Don Lemon insists Trump's base actually likes Obama, just not his policies CNN anchor Don Lemon dismissed the notion that President Trump's supporters dislike former President Obama, insisting they believe that he is a "kind, decent man" who simply didn't like his policies. ...
07:17, 06/04/2019

Top Obama officials aid Chinese firm targeted by Trump order Two former top Obama administration officials are working on behalf of Huawei, even as the Chinese telecom giant faces a Trump administration that increasingly sees it as a threat to national security....
17:34, 05/16/2019

Chinese Diplomat Deletes Tweets After 'Fight' With Obama-Era Official As Beijing faced international criticism for its continued crackdown on Uighurs and other minorities in the Xinjiang region over recent days, a Chinese diplomat based in Pakistan responded by......
12:51, 07/16/2019

"Transition Happens Quickly": Michelle Obama On Last Night In White House Moving out of any home is chaotic, but at the White House, moving the president's family is especially complicated, according to former first lady Michelle Obama. The best-selling author spoke about......
07:34, 07/08/2019

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. The Obama-era regulations intended to reduce harmf...
21:17, 07/13/2019

Barack and Michelle Obama announce first slate of Netflix projects The former president and first lady have revealed their initial shows and films, including documentaries and a series for childrenBarack and Michelle Obama have revealed their first slate of content at Netflix.The former first couple signed a deal with the streaming platform in 2018 to produce a str...
16:17, 05/01/2019

Trump taps ex-Obama border patrol chief as ICE Director WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweets that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration as the head of our hard working men and women of ICE.R...
19:34, 05/05/2019

Where the streets have cool names: Wu-Tang Clan and Obama honored from NY to LA Hip-hop group honored with Staten Island district in their name while former president gets own boulevard in Los AngelesThey are very different honorees and they were immortalized in places thousands of miles apart, on opposite coasts, but the exuberant celebrations and the infectious sense of occas...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Obama surprises kids at D.C. after-school program with pep talks and softball "I'm going to be on the lookout for you," the former president told the kids at Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. "You're going to do something important. You're going to make a real difference."...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Sasha Obama graduates from high school with presidential parents looking on Sasha Obama is 18 with a high school diploma, after graduating from Sidwell Friends School in Washington as her parents and sister watched.        ...
02:51, 06/12/2019

Obama, the Squad, Al Sharpton: all targets of Trump's racist attacks Trump’s tirade against Elijah Cummings is the latest in a long history of targeting prominent political leaders of colorDonald Trump is facing fresh accusations of racism after launching a Twitter tirade at the weekend against Elijah Cummings, a prominent minority Democratic congressman, and referri...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Former Obama envoy details ‘ice age’ with Stephen Harper over Keystone pipeline Barack Obama's former envoy to Ottawa has pulled back the veil on how the previous Conservative government of Stephen Harper froze him out over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline....
03:17, 05/03/2019

Trump hits back at Obama for comments about racism in America Trump cited a segment on the TV news show Fox & Friends in response to former president: ‘Obama had 32 mass shootings during his reign’Donald Trump has hit back at Barack Obama after the former president said Americans must “soundly reject language” from any leader who “feeds a climate of fear and h...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Trump names border patrol chief under Obama to take over Ice agency Mark Morgan, a former FBI agent, supported a border wall – one of Trump’s signature 2016 election campaign issuesDonald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former president Barack Obama, will head the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. “I am pleased t...
19:17, 05/05/2019

Trump blames Obama administration for bad White House air conditioning President Trump has blamed predecessor Barack Obama for a litany of issues, from the Iran nuclear deal to the crisis at the border, and on Friday he added the alleged poor state of air conditioning in the White House to that list....
02:51, 07/28/2019

Biden 'looked frail' during Miami debate, Obama's former doctor says A doctor who served former President Obama for more than 20 years before his presidency said this week he thought former Vice President Joe Biden "looked frail" during the first Democratic debate in Miami, when he was attacked by Sen. Kamala Harris....
11:34, 07/27/2019

Trump relaxes Obama drilling rule prompted by BP oil spill The Trump administration released Thursday a final version of a rule relaxing Obama-era offshore oil and gas drilling safety rules established after BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon deadly spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the worst in U.S. history....
21:17, 05/02/2019

Michelle Obama swipes at Trump over ‘send her back’ chant Former First Lady Michelle Obama weighed in on the furor over President Trump’s remarks against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), stating, “it’s not my America or your America. It’s our America.” “What truly makes our country great is its diversity,” she tweeted Friday. “...
02:51, 07/21/2019

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's efforts to ease rules for Wall Street....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
07:00, 08/06/2019

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment....
20:51, 05/24/2019

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
12:00, 08/06/2019

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian civil war....
02:51, 05/05/2019

Biden echoes Obama to distinguish his healthcare plan from Bernie Former Vice President Joe Biden contrasted his healthcare plan to fellow presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders and said people would be allowed to keep their private insurers, evoking a promise once made by President Barack Obama regarding Obamacare....
02:34, 07/19/2019

Biden Defends Obama Legacy After It Was Bruised in Democratic Debate Mr. Biden has used his association with Barack Obama to burnish his candidacy, but in Wednesday’s debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
00:17, 08/02/2019

Cuomo calls out ‘pathetic’ 2020 Dems for trashing Obama Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed the Democratic presidential candidates as “pathetic” for picking apart former President Barack Obama’s record during last week’s debate, calling it a “circular firing squad” that plays directly into the hands of President Trump. “The Democrats ...
21:34, 08/06/2019

Biden ‘expected’ rivals to challenge him, but was ‘surprised’ at Obama attacks Former Vice President Joe Biden said he “expected” to be challenged by his rivals at the Democratic presidential debate but was “surprised” by the amount of attacks against former President Barack Obama. “I expected it,” Biden told reporters Thursday about attacks by th...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Trump EPA to unveil replacement for Obama's power plant rule The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry....
15:51, 06/19/2019

Barack Obama Gives Urban Alliance Interns the Surprise of Their Lives In his efforts to further cement his status as the coolest former president of all-time, Barack Obama treated students at his Obama Foundation to a special surprise....
02:51, 07/19/2019

Trump EPA finalizing rule to gut Obama coal plant regulations The Trump administration is set to finalize Wednesday its much-anticipated rule gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing carbon emissions from coal plants to combat climate change....
12:34, 06/19/2019

Joe Biden defends Obama against debate attacks: 'He was a great president. We don’t say that enough' Joe Biden offered his strongest defense yet of former President Barack Obama after Democratic rivals criticized his former boss' policies during a two-night debate in Detroit....
11:51, 08/02/2019

Trevor Noah on Trump’s Biden insult: ‘Can you imagine if Obama did this?’ Late-night hosts focused on the president’s tweet calling Biden a ‘low IQ individual’ and his trip to JapanLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s trip to Japan, his activities during his visit, as well as the comments he made about Kim Jong-un while he was there. Related: Trevor Noah: Trump acti...
20:00, 05/29/2019

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution....
11:00, 06/19/2019

News Analysis: To Contain Iran, Trump’s Newest Line in the Sand Looks a Lot Like Obama’s Embracing A one-year “breakout” period — a time limit on Iran’s ability to build a nuclear bomb — was at the heart of the 2015 accord that the U.S. left in May 2018....
23:17, 05/17/2019

Even Michelle Obama Has Fallen For This Romantic British Resort Wear Brand The former First Lady was pictured wearing Three Graces London’s copper cotton “Emma” sun dress while strolling through the medieval city of Èze alongside Bono (yes, Bono) this weekend...
22:51, 06/24/2019

Tom Shillue: Trump comments about Biden, Obama show he's the 'MVP of trolling his competitors' President Trump's latest critique of former Vice President Joe Biden shows he is the MVP in terms of ragging on his rivals, according to Tom Shillue....
01:34, 06/26/2019

Republicans announce record haul; Barack Obama helps Democrats The Republican National Committee said it raised a record amount of money in April -- nearly $16 million -- and is approaching $62 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal cycle....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Biden, Stressing Obama Ties, Has Support From Older Black Voters. Is It Enough? Mr. Biden is the early pacesetter in the South Carolina primary, buoyed by his long ties to elected officials there. But some question whether his support will endure....
21:00, 05/07/2019

Barack Obama and George Clooney take a boat ride on Lake Como It looks like Barack Obama's European vacation is still smooth sailing. He was snapped Sunday on a boat ride with George Clooney on Lake Como.        ...
00:17, 06/25/2019

Kellyanne Conway points to 'Deporter in Chief' Obama in defense of ICE raids While the Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to begin deportation operations across the country, Kellyanne Conway claims that the president is simply following in the footsteps of his Democratic predecessor....
17:17, 07/14/2019

Obama, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg pay tribute to rapper Nipsey Hussle Former U.S. President Barack Obama sent a letter, Stevie Wonder sang, and Snoop Dogg called slain rapper Nipsey Hussle a "peace advocate" at a Los Angeles memorial on Thursday attended by family members, friends and thousands of fans....
03:17, 04/29/2019

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbying lawmakers to back the deal....
05:51, 08/01/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blakey said there should be “no delay in construc...
23:17, 06/11/2019

UK ambassador says Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama Britain's ambassador to the US described Donald Trump's abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal as an "act of diplomatic vandalism", it has been revealed....
04:51, 07/14/2019

Obama's high school basketball jersey up for auction, with bids starting at $25,000 If you want pieces of political and sports history, here's your chance at a twofer: Barack Obama's high school basketball jersey is up for sale. The 44th president's 1978-79 Punahou High School jersey is on sale through the middle of next month, and Heritage Auctions has set the opening bid at $25,0...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Biden refuses to apologize for high deportation numbers during Obama years Presidential candidate Joe Biden refused to apologize for the nearly three million deportations carried out during his tenure as vice president in the Obama administration, after being confronted by protesters while campaigning in Dover, New Hampshire Friday.  ...
21:34, 07/14/2019

Maddow fails to ask Hillary about Obama administration's reaction to Russia interference MSNBC host Rachel Maddow had an exclusive interview with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night but failed to ask her any requestions regarding the Obama administration's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election. ...
13:17, 05/02/2019

In rethinking the Wizards, Ted Leonsis blocked the noise and called Barack Obama (and 77 others) Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis leaned on insight from the former president, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues....
15:00, 08/14/2019

Trump Supporter Gets 20 Years For Sending Bombs To Obama, Hillary Clinton A supporter of President Donald Trump was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday for mailing crude bombs to prominent Democrats including ex-president Barack Obama and former presidential nominee......
07:34, 08/06/2019

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
07:34, 08/06/2019

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Obama calls for stricter gun control in wake of mass shootings: 'We are not helpless here' Former President Barack Obama is calling for stricter gun control in the wake of the two weekend massacres in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend, while saying, "We should soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes rac...
07:00, 08/06/2019

| After US mass shootings, Obama denounces leaders feeding 'climate of fear' Former president Barack Obama has warned against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
06:34, 08/06/2019

Trump announces Obama-era Border Patrol chief Mark Morgan will take over ICE President Trump announced on Sunday that the former head of the U.S. Border Patrol under President Barack Obama will be his administration’s new chief of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
22:00, 05/05/2019

Michelle Obama refused to comment on Biden's apology following segregationist comments Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP Michelle Obama on Saturday would not comment on a recent clash on race between presidential hopefuls Sen. Kamala Harris and Joe Biden. She also held off on endorsing any candidate in the crowded Democratic field. Following backlash over his comments on segregationist...
00:51, 07/08/2019

Michelle Obama Tells Meghan Markle ‘Being a Mother Has Been a Masterclass in Letting Go’ When we heard that Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, secretly guest-edited the September issue of British Vogue, we were impressed. But even more impressive? Scoring our forever first lady Michelle Obama for the Forces for Change issue’s final page Q&A, giving new meaning to the phrase “grand finale.”...
01:51, 07/31/2019

Kellyanne Conway, Asked by No One, Offers Opinion on Obama After Clinton Loss in '16 Kellyanne Conway has managed to run afoul of quite a few people during her time as a member of Donald Trump’s braintrust. While using nearly every appearance on national television to muddy the waters of dialogue with half-truths, whole lies and missing hairspray, she has managed to flummox, flabber...
22:34, 05/04/2019

Biden mounts fierce defense of Obama legacy after debate attacks Democratic presidential front-runner and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden mounted a fierce defense of Barack Obama's legacy on Saturday after several of his White House rivals attacked that record in debates this week....
05:51, 08/04/2019

Biden, Under Fire for Civil Rights Record, Stresses Ties to Obama In remarks prepared for delivery Saturday, Mr. Biden is expected to say that his rivals want to dissect his decades-long record, but have ignored the eight years he spent serving the nation’s first black president....
19:51, 07/06/2019

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy in its current state....
08:51, 05/28/2019