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Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

Chinese organisers on Wednesday cancelled a fan event on the eve of a National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a growing row over a tweet by a team official supporting the ...

Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

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Chinese organizers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row Chinese organizers on Wednesday canceled a fan event on the eve of an National Basketball Association (NBA) exhibition game in Shanghai, the latest fallout in a row over comments by a team official supporting protests in Hong Kong....
12:56 2019-10-09

Antifa tries to disrupt ‘Demand Free Speech’ event in DC, reports say Members of Antifa clashed with police Saturday after attempting to disrupt a “Demand Free Speech” rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to reports....
09:28 2019-07-07

Chinese fans fume at NBA as fallout from free speech row spreads Basketball followers on mainland China expressed anger at the U.S. National Basketball Association on Wednesday after a fan event in Shanghai was cancel led, amid a row over free speech that has hurt the league's reputation in a key overseas market....
17:42 2019-10-09

N.B.A. Commissioner Commits to Free Speech as Chinese Companies Cut Ties China’s state-run television canceled broadcasts of two preseason games scheduled to be held in the country this week, and Adam Silver issued an emphatic defense of the right of league employees to speak out on political issues....
03:14 2019-10-09

Chinese state media slams basketball's NBA in free speech row Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a "secessionist pipe dream" in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong....
06:56 2019-10-09

NBA says free speech remains vital amid China rift NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league wasn't apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong. (Oct. 8)        ...
02:56 2019-10-09

NBA Shanghai game still scheduled amid Hong Kong free speech backlash The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai, despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet supporting Hong Kong protests....
10:28 2019-10-10

World championships attendances boosted by free tickets - organisers Organisers of the world athletics championships in Doha said on Saturday that attendance had been boosted in part by the distribution of free tickets by commercial partners and public institutions....
01:00 2019-10-06

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
04:14 2019-08-17

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library ...
21:28 2019-06-01

Michigan church, Islamophobic pastor cancel anti-Muslim 9/11 event after backlash Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church's two-day event was to begin on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Politicians pushed for its cancellation.        ...
23:14 2019-09-10

Chinese cancel plans to meet with Midwest farmers The Chinese trade delegation on Friday canceled plans to meet next week with Midwestern farmers impacted by the ongoing trade dispute with the United States....
00:00 2019-09-21

This app will auto-cancel your free trial subscriptions to prevent surprise bills Lots of apps offer free trials to let you test a service before committing to their paid subscriptions, but it can be easy to forget when those trial periods close and when you're going to have to start laying down real cash.A new app called Fre...
12:14 2019-09-16

Chinese officials cancel U.S. farm visits as Trump says he feels no pressure to cut trade deal before 2020 elections The exclusions, published ahead of trade talks next month, cover products ranging from plastic straws to coffee filters to electric skateboards. The U.S. and China are expected to meet for high-level trade talks next month....
00:00 2019-09-21

'Proudly' Islamophobic pastor, church cancel anti-Muslim 9/11 event after backlash Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church's two-day event was to begin on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Politicians pushed for its cancellation.        ...
17:56 2019-09-11

PM's Speech At 'Howdy, Modi!' Event In US: Top Quotes Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the mega "Howdy, Modi!" event in Texas, billed by organizers as the largest turnout event for a foreign-elected leader on US soil. PM Modi was joined by US......
03:56 2019-09-23

PETA urges Monmouth Park to cancel races amid heat wave Animal rights group PETA on Friday called on race officials in New Jersey to cancel its Monmouth Park’s card on Saturday, amid an anticipated heat index of 110 degrees. “Heat kills, so it’s extremely foolish and reckless for Monmouth Park...
22:28 2019-07-19

Strangely, Johnson's speech is not the most important event today Boris Johnson's first conference speech as prime minister - at this crucial juncture for Brexit - is, strangely, not the most important political event of the day....
18:42 2019-10-02

Donald Trump's Speech At 'Howdy, Modi!' Event In US: Top Quotes US President Donald Trump on Sunday joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mega 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Texas, billed by organisers as the largest turnout event for a foreign-elected leader on US......
03:56 2019-09-23

Peruvian president rejects call to cancel copper mining project permit amid protests Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra rejected the demand of a regional governor on Tuesday to cancel within 72 hours the construction permit for a copper mining project that has led to protests....
21:14 2019-07-16

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
09:00 2019-07-03

Read Nixon's Never-Delivered Speech in the Event the Moon Landing Failed It’s been 50 years since American astronauts landed on the moon, and it remains one of the single greatest achievements of modern human history. The moon, as it turns out, is really, really difficult to get to, and the fact that we pulled it off at a...
19:56 2019-07-19

Donald Trump May Deliver 30-Minute Speech At "Howdy, Modi" Event: Report US President Donald Trump is expected to deliver a major, 30-minute speech on India and Indian Americans at the "Howdy, Modi!" event here in the world's energy capital on Sunday, which US officials......
11:56 2019-09-22

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
18:28 2019-06-09

The myth of the free speech crisis How overblown fears of censorship have normalised hate speech and silenced minorities. By Nesrine MalikWhen I started writing a column in the Guardian, I would engage with the commenters who made valid points and urge those whose response was getting...
08:28 2019-09-03

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journalists, activists and bloggers. Meet some of them....
17:14 2019-05-21

Chinese Police Arrest Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
07:56 2019-07-04

Free speech and privacy on the wane across the world Autocratic rule, increased media restrictions and use of mass surveillance affect almost half global population, researchers findNearly half the world’s people are living in countries where their freedom of speech and right to privacy are being erode...
09:14 2019-08-08

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Thousands signed a petition calling for an end to attacks on free speech....
09:14 2019-05-29

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her right to free speech....
17:14 2019-06-14

Chinese government cancels Nets’ event as tensions grow SHANGHAI — The Nets came to China to help grow their footprint and set down roots in a huge basketball-mad market. But their first appearance on this weeklong trip has already been shut down by the government. Just hours before the Nets players were ...
09:14 2019-10-08

Silver backs free speech rights of Rockets' Morey Adam Silver said the NBA supports Daryl Morey's freedom of speech, but acknowledged that the Rockets GM's tweet has led to some "fairly dramatic consequences."...
21:42 2019-10-07

How the NBA's rift with China laid bare the cost of free speech The world’s premier basketball league has spent decades cultivating the multibillion-dollar Chinese market, but the fallout from a single tweet has threatened to upset it all For Lisa Delpy Neirotti, the surest sign of the National Basketball Associa...
12:00 2019-10-12

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court ruled Monday....
06:56 2019-06-04

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big tech firms which he says suppress conservative voices....
02:00 2019-07-12

Actually AOC Shouldn’t Block Bigots Online, Free Speech Group Says A free speech rights group desperately wants Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to not block racists and bigots online. She should, in fact, allow them to spew their hate in order to support free speech under the First Amendment, according to a let...
18:14 2019-08-30

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
00:42 2019-05-23

Free speech group: AOC blocking Twitter users is ‘unconstitutional’ A free speech group slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this week for allegedly blocking users on Twitter because she doesn’t agree with their points of view. Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute sent a letter to the freshma...
01:42 2019-08-30

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with social network Snapchat, YOLO lets users invite peop...
20:00 2019-07-21

China TV drops NBA exhibition games; league defends free speech Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive backing protests in Hong Kong....
20:56 2019-10-08

Silver defends NBA employees' right to free speech as China cancels broadcasts NBA commissioner speaks amid criticism from ChinaRockets GM earlier expressed support for Hong Kong protestsChinese broadcaster cancels showing of games as row escalatesThe NBA commissioner, Adam Silver, said the league is not apologizing for Houston...
01:42 2019-10-09

China’s influence on campus chills free speech in Australia, New Zealand Actions by the Communist Party and its supporters on college campuses are spurring concerns over the drawbacks of close economic ties with an assertive authoritarian state....
18:56 2019-08-09

Michael Avenatti claims alleged Nike extortion was free speech Lightning-rod lawyer Michael Avenatti was merely exercising his First Amendment rights when he demanded $22.5 million from Nike — not extorting them, his attorneys argue in new court papers. “Mr. Avenatti is being charged with a speech crime,&#...
23:28 2019-08-19

Trump meets conservatives at 'free speech' social media summit President Donald Trump met with prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum where he is set to reiterate frustrations with big tech firms for allegedly suppressing conservative voices....
22:28 2019-07-11

The El Paso Shooting Revived the Free Speech Debate. Europe Has Limits. France and Germany both prize freedom of expression, but history and experience have led them to impose greater limits on speech than in the United States....
22:14 2019-08-06

The 'woke' NBA is a reminder: corporations put profits before free speech | Bhaskar Sunkara Rockets GM Daryl Morey might be fired for speaking his mind. That’s the case for workers in every industry in AmericaWorker speaks freely. Employer gets mad at what the worker has to say. Worker gets fired.It’s a common story in the United States, a ...
17:42 2019-10-09

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism and the first amendment in US history by indicting ...
20:56 2019-05-24

Banning fans' free speech is not consistent with our vision of sport. Or democracy MLS fans have been banned for displaying flags with the anti-fascist Iron Front symbol. But it is crucial that peaceful political statements are allowed in sports“Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, waaay back!” is a classic American football chant encoura...
12:42 2019-09-17

"Ideas Are Meant To Be Free": Graduation Speech Found Borrowed From Actor At Parkersburg High School's commencement ceremony in West Virginia, Principal Kenneth DeMoss took to the stage to deliver an inspiring speech to the 2019 graduates and their families. There was just......
06:00 2019-06-23

Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event Huawei hosted a public relations event in China today called “A Coffee With Ren,” a made-for-TV special with CEO Ren Zhengfei. And while there were plenty of newsworthy moments, including the confirmation that Huawei phone sales are expected to slum...
17:28 2019-06-17

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded internet provocateurs for their "bad" social media behavior....
12:28 2019-07-12

Blogger Bilal Khan's murder spotlights fragile free speech in Pakistan The recent killing of a young Pakistani blogger, known for criticizing the nation's powerful military, has once again reignited the debate about the deteriorating freedom of expression in the country....
18:28 2019-06-18

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says league supports free speech, must live with the consequences Silver also told reporters that he will attend the Lakers-Nets game in Shanghai on Thursday, where he said he hopes he “can meet with the appropriate officials and discuss where we stand.”...
20:56 2019-10-08

REFILE-UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, they are being treated unfairly by big tech firms, which he says suppress conservative voices....
08:14 2019-07-12

‘Police officers demanded to see my books’: Elif Shafak on Turkey's war on free-speech The author once put on trial for ‘insulting Turkishness’ explains why writers, academics and especially women, face escalating hostility in Erdoğan’s TurkeyOne day two months ago I woke up to thousands of abusive messages on Turkish social media, man...
16:42 2019-07-15

YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki: 'Where's the line of free speech – are you removing voices that should be heard?' As the crisis-hit video site struggles to stem the flow of extreme content, the CEO talks about her role as the internet’s gatekeeperIn YouTube’s fashionable central London “space”, where good-looking young people mill around and help themselves to t...
13:56 2019-08-10

Free speech activists defend banned gamer after Hong Kong remark The maker of “Call of Duty” avoided China’s wrath Tuesday by suspending a professional gamer and seizing all his winnings after he shouted “Liberate Hong Kong” during a post-game interview. Santa Monica, Calif.-based Activision Blizzard, which is 5 %...
14:00 2019-10-09

Singapore ‘fake news’ law comes into effect, critics concerned of threat to free speech Singapore’s controversial “fake news” law took effect Wednesday despite critics warning the new rules may serve to suppress free speech by giving the government the power to determine what is false....
08:00 2019-10-03

PGA event in West Virginia giving free admission, fan prizes The PGA Tour's West Virginia stop in September is offering free admission and prize giveaways to fans throughout the tournament        ...
08:00 2019-08-17

Gearbox reveals Borderlands 3's free Halloween-themed event A mere week after Borderlands 3’s release, developer Gearbox has started detailing its post-launch content plans for the game. First up is a free limited-time event called Bloody Harvest.The event was confirmed during the first episode of the ...
05:14 2019-09-22

Free dental work offered at Labor of Love event TUCSON – The Labor of Love event hosted by Risas Dental and Braces, provided free dental care on Labor Day. Risas created the event to help those who needed assistance with dental care. Patients were able to choose between teeth cleaning, cavit...
07:42 2019-09-03

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
09:14 2019-07-07

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
04:56 2019-05-30

Amid China Backlash, NBA Commissioner Says League Will Support Freedom of Speech (TOKYO) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China’s state br...
15:42 2019-10-08

Chinese government cancels Nets event, won't broadcast NBA preseason games after tweet fallout: report The Chinese government canceled a Brooklyn Nets event on Tuesday in wake of recent controversy over Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting protesters in the Hong Kong riots, according to reports....
21:14 2019-10-08

Another U.S. City Moves to Ban Face Recognition, Citing Threats to Free Speech and Civil Rights [Corrected] On Tuesday, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts moved one step closer to prohibiting local government from using facial recognition. Three other cities in the country have already instituted such bans over concerns that the technology is biased and ...
06:42 2019-08-01

Adam Silver addresses NBA's China, Hong Kong controversy and says league won't regulate free speech Amid growing backlash against NBA owners for siding with deep-pocketed Beijing powerbrokers over one of their own employees -- who was rebuked for a pro-Hong Kong protest tweet -- the league's commissioner released a statement Tuesday morning seeking...
21:14 2019-10-08

Google employees weighed free speech concerns before the 2016 elections, internal emails show In September and October 2016, a chain of emails on an internal Google mailing list showed workers had concerns about free speech and content moderation tactics three years before these issues erupted into mainstream political discourse....
00:28 2019-08-09

Trump Voices Support for Social Media Legislation Conservatives Call a Free-Speech Killer “Senator [Hawley] thinks conservatives are too stupid to realize he’s trying to kill free speech online,” FreedomWorks, the conservative advocacy group, tweeted out last month. It wasn’t alone.Read more......
00:00 2019-07-13

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
22:14 2019-06-10

Trump condemns slavery in Jamestown speech amid controversy over prior incendiary remarks U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire in Washington for verbal attacks on racial minority lawmakers, condemned American slavery on Tuesday at the 400th anniversary of the first legislative assembly in Virginia and was briefly interrupted by a prote...
17:42 2019-07-31

State Department official switches speech topics amid questions about Syria strategy A senior State Department official slated to provide an update on current United States strategy for the Middle East spontaneously switched topics at the podium Tuesday, amid uncertainty about President Trump’s Syria policy....
05:14 2019-10-09

How to watch Glastonbury Festival 2019 online for free: live stream the entire event from anywhere If you weren't one of the 200,000 people who managed to grab a Glastonbury Festival ticket in the 36 minutes they were on sale then don't worry, you can still catch all of the action online. With BBC covering the entirety of the festival, i...
21:28 2019-06-27

Idaho music event canceled amid immigration enforcement fear A music festival in southern Idaho has been canceled because organizers say they feared potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.        ...
20:00 2019-07-21

NBA postpones Shanghai press event amid worsening spat with China The NBA has abruptly called off a hotly anticipated press event for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in Shanghai, the latest attempt to contain what is fast becoming a major crisis after a team official tweeted support of pro-democracy protes...
14:56 2019-10-09

Hearthstone: Rise of the Mech event adds a free Legendary, buffs 18 cards, and ushers in Arena rotation Hearthstone's next event is Rise of the Mech, which begins June 3 and ends July 1. It comes with a free Legendary, card buffs, and Arena changes.Read More...
23:56 2019-05-21

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
17:14 2019-07-20

South Park says "Fuck the Chinese government" in its 300th episode, which is now free to stream South Park celebrated its 300th episode last night as you might expect it to—by publicly, profanely condemning a communist regime. “Fuck the Chinese government!” declared Randy Marsh in “SHOTS!!!,” an episode that found the character’s ally, Towelie,...
02:56 2019-10-11

Joe Biden's son steps down from Chinese firm amid Trump controversy Joe Biden's son has announced he will step down from the board of the Chinese company which has put him in the firing line of criticism from Donald Trump....
00:56 2019-10-14

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
05:56 2019-05-26

'Xbox Live Is Not A Free Speech Platform': Xbox Boss Promises New Features To Make Online Gaming Less Hostile You can learn a lot about a person by the values they express, and possibly something about an entire gaming platform by the blog posts the person running it writes. That’s why I was so eager at E3 last week to ask the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, why...
01:28 2019-06-21

'South Park' takes aim at Chinese government amid censorship controversy "South Park" is doubling down on the Chinese censorship controversy, sending an F-bomb to the Chinese government after issuing a sarcastic apology.        ...
17:42 2019-10-10

Trump to Meet Chinese Envoy Amid Hopes of Trade War Truce President Trump will meet with China’s top trade negotiator Friday amid growing expectations that the two countries could announce a limited agreement that would lower tensions in the trade war....
19:42 2019-10-11

US and Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and pro...
08:28 2019-09-19

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Australia’s ASX200 index down 1.46%, Tokyo off 2% and Hong Kong falls 3.3% as fears grow about a global recessionShares in Australia and across Asia Pacific have fallen sharply amid a new flare-up of US-Chinese trade tensions.Despite a senior Chinese...
08:42 2019-08-26

Chinese vice premier urges more support for economy amid trade war Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
12:56 2019-06-13

RPT-U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protract...
14:14 2019-09-19

US, Chinese Trade Deputies Face Off In Washington Amid Deep Differences US and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy......
22:42 2019-09-19

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protract...
12:00 2019-09-19

Risas Dental and Braces to host free dental care event Courtesy: Risas Dental and Braces (Risas) TUCSON – In honor of Risas Dental and Braces (Risas)’s second location grand-opening the company will host their annual free dental event on Labor Day. Risas will host the Labor of Love event at b...
10:42 2019-08-29

Fortnite Event: What time is Fortnite Event Today? When does Season 9 live event start? Fortnite will be making its latest event go live today, and it looks like it'll include a massive battle between a big robot and a big monster - affectionately named Cattus and Doggus. Here's what you need to know....
10:28 2019-07-20

Trump to meet Xi at G20 amid raging trade war, calls Chinese leader 'terrific guy' US President Donald Trump has announced plans for an "extended" meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, a significant development aimed at resolving the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
06:01 2019-06-19

Google says controversial Chinese search app Dragonfly has been 'terminated' amid GOP senator's grilling Under withering questions from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley, a top Google executive said the company has "terminated" its censored Chinese search engine project known as Dragonfly....
20:42 2019-07-17

Alipay has tripled its merchants in Europe amid 'booming' Chinese tourism market Alipay is making big inroads in Europe as Chinese tourists flock to the region, according to the leader of the Chinese firm's European division....
14:42 2019-06-04

UPDATE 2-U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protrac...
17:00 2019-09-19

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media said....
13:56 2019-05-31

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's actions in the disputed waterways....
07:56 2019-08-24

Chinese shares surge amid positive US-China trade development; yuan jumps Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front, while the offshore yuan jumped....
06:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive on a U.S. warrant, and the subsequent detention of two C...
18:42 2019-08-02

Amid swine fever outbreak, Brazil beef plants set for Chinese inspections: sources Chinese health inspectors are expected to start evaluating four Brazilian beef plants on Thursday as part of a push to approve new meat exporters amid an outbreak of swine fever, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
22:42 2019-09-04

Amid Tear Gas and New Clashes With Police, Hong Kong Protestors Pull Down Chinese Flag HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters and authorities clashed in Hong Kong again on Saturday, as demonstrators removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbor and police fired tear gas after some pr...
18:42 2019-08-03

IOC ‘very satisfied’ with Tokyo 2020 preparations, say organisers • More than 7.5 million people in Japan register for tickets• Concerns remain about heat, cost overruns and accommodationDespite concerns about extreme heat, ballooning costs and accommodation shortages, organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Para...
10:14 2019-07-24

Mookie Betts clears up Red Sox feelings amid free-agency push It’s just part of the business. Mookie Betts’ contract with the Boston Red Sox expires after the 2020 season, and he is determined to test the market as a free agent. Some have speculated he’s unhappy in Boston or is looking for a change. Betts insis...
21:14 2019-07-23

Silent 'free election' vigils held across Moscow amid protest ban After authorities rebuffed their rally plans, Russian activists stood in solitary silence at some of the city's monuments. Previous protests have sparked police action that saw 3,000 people arrested....
21:14 2019-08-17

A FedEx pilot was held in Chinese custody for a week in the latest dustup amid Trump's trade war (FDX) Airman 1st Class Kirby Turbak/Altus Air Force Base A FedEx pilot was detained in China for a week, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. FedEx told Business Insider the pilot has since been released. Todd A. Hohn, the FedEx pilot, reportedl...
22:14 2019-09-19

Chinese Basketball Association cancels Houston Rockets G-League team's game amid row: report The Chinese Basketball Association reportedly canceled a planned exhibition game between two of the NBA’s G-League teams in response to the Houston Rockets’ social media row....
19:56 2019-10-07

Hong Kong demonstrators storm government building amid protests on anniversary of return of Chinese rule A group of protestors smashed a window and tore down parts of an exterior wall at Hong Kong's legislature building Monday amid another round of massive demonstrations in the city on the 22nd anniversary of the return to Chinese rule....
15:56 2019-07-01

| Japan GP organisers say safety 'top priority' as Typhoon Hagibis looms Japanese Grand Prix organisers pledged that the safety of fans and drivers would be their top priority as they monitor a massive typhoon threatening to cause havoc....
06:56 2019-10-10

Tour de France organisers looking to launch major women's race "Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a major women\u0027s race which \"would be to women\u0027s cycling what the Tour de France is to men\u0027s cycling\", they said on Friday."...
18:56 2019-07-19

The Commissioner of Tennis - 'Serena's not a diva, she's the victim of a screw-up by the organisers' "John McEnroe discusses the Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem press-conference spat at the 2019 French Open in his latest episode of The Commissioner of Tennis... and he has some very strong opinions about the story has been mis-reported and the \u00...
10:28 2019-06-04

Mamata Banerjee Lashes Out BJP For Tax Notice To Durga Puja Organisers Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out at the BJP-led central government for tax notice issued to the Durga Puja Committees Forum, a top body of the worship organisers in the state....
23:14 2019-07-22

TT organisers consider shorter race week in case bad weather stays Isle of Man TT organisers the ACU has confirmed the race week could be shortened to four days and begin on Tuesday, should poor weather continue to cancel practice sessions...
01:28 2019-05-31

Mindy Kaling claims Emmy organisers tried to cut her from The Office nomination Kaling says TV Academy forced her to justify inclusion on team’s production team in nomination for prize Actor, writer and showrunner Mindy Kaling has hit out at the organisation in charge of the Emmy Awards for “humiliating” her, claiming that she w...
04:56 2019-10-10

Tennis: Australian Kyrgios pulls out of French Open - organisers Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the French Open on Friday, according to tournament officials, robbing the Grand Slam event of some guaranteed fireworks....
20:01 2019-05-24

Amid Trump’s tariff war, Americans give free trade high marks: poll Nearly two-thirds of Americans, or 64 percent — a new high — back free trade because they believe it's good for the economy and say the country can't avoid continued globalization, according to the poll by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal....
05:14 2019-08-19

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israeli and Palestinian flags during her performance....
14:42 2019-05-21

Tokyo organisers trial snow machines to beat summer heat "Olympic officials used a snow machine to spray a crowd of volunteers with shaved ice and slush on Friday as they tried out ways to keep spectators cool at next year\u0027s summer games in Japan."...
13:14 2019-09-13

Organisers blame late starts, working week for empty stadium "The embarrassingly low attendance at the world athletics championships was blamed on late start times and a blockade of the country by other nations in the region by the event\u0027s organisers on Monday."...
22:56 2019-09-30

Melbourne cyber conference organisers pressured speaker to edit 'biased' talk After two speakers were banned, a third says organisers tried to edit his presentation Organisers at the Australian Cyber Conference in Melbourne asked a speaker to edit his speech on Australia’s anti-encryption legislation, after they had dropped tw...
09:42 2019-10-09

Johanna Konta questions French Open organisers after semi-finals court switch • Delayed women’s semi-finals moved from main court• Konta: ‘The way it looks probably speaks for itself’Johanna Konta on Friday joined the chorus of disapproval descending on the tournament organisers for moving the women’s delayed semi-finals away ...
00:56 2019-06-08

Price-Pejtersen leads criticism of Worlds organisers after 'extreme' conditions floor riders "Johan Price-Pejtersen was just one of the riders to suffer at the hands of the weather at the World Championships and he believes the race should have been delayed."...
01:28 2019-09-25

Fortnite Event Time COUNTDOWN: UK Start times, Season 9 Robot vs Monster live event news FORTNITE Season 10 is almost upon us, but before then Epic Games is rolling out The Final Showdown event. Here is our countdown to the event which will see the Pink Robot take on the Giant Monster....
18:28 2019-07-19

Chinese troops cross Hong Kong border in 'routine rotation' amid fears army will intervene in protests China today released images of troops crossing into Hong Kong for a "routine rotation" amid fears that the army will intervene in the ongoing pro-democracy protests....
16:00 2019-08-29

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after making the comment, Trump alleged Democrats did not su...
15:42 2019-07-02

Suspicious packages sent to 'Straight Pride' parade organisers in Boston turn out to contain glitter Suspicious packages sent to three members of a group which plans to hold a "Straight Pride" parade in Boston next month reportedly turned out to contain glitter....
14:14 2019-07-03

Donald Trump baby blimp organisers 'confident' it will fly again during US president's state visit The group behind a huge Donald Trump baby blimp is "confident" of being granted permission to fly it again during the US president's upcoming state visit....
20:00 2019-05-30

How to Cancel HBO Now That Game of Thrones is Over With Game of Thrones officially behind us, you’re probably asking yourself a lot of tough questions. One of the biggest questions GOT fans have been asking this week is, unsurprisingly, “How do I cancel HBO now that Game of Thrones is over?”...
22:00 2019-05-21

Cameroon and Ghana cancel each other out "Cameroon and Ghana, two of the most successful teams in Africa Cup of Nations history with nine titles between them, cancelled each other out in a forgettable 0-0 draw in their Group F match on Saturday."...
02:28 2019-06-30

How to cancel your Audible subscription on an iPhone MichaelJayBerlin/Shutterstock To cancel Audible on your iPhone, you'll have to cancel your subscription by going to Audible.com in your iPhone's internet browser. Amazon's Audible is a subscription service that gives you access to a large catalog of...
23:42 2019-10-11

iOS 13 will remind you to cancel your subscription when you delete an app Apple Senior VP Craig Federighi unveiling iOS 13's dark mode at WWDC earlier this month. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Sure, some users will appre...
02:56 2019-06-19

It's Kimi Raikkonen's Party and He'll Cancel It if He Wants To Milestones are often joyous occasions, for those able to suppress the existential dread about getting older and closer to death with each milestone they pass. But Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen doesn’t want your arbitrary milestones, nor does he w...
21:14 2019-05-24

Huawei's struggle in the US has led to it cancel a new MateBook Huawei CEO Richard Yu has confirmed an indefinite hold on the release of a new MateBook laptop, CNBC reports.Huawei is a brand still making a name for itself in the US, even though it's already made some of the best laptops and best phones. One ...
23:14 2019-06-12

iOS 13 Will Remind You to Cancel Those Bloodsucking Subscriptions Competition is great for the consumer, but it also means you end up having to keep tabs on umpteen different subscriptions for services like streaming music, movies, and even games. In an effort to ensure none of them get forgotten along the way, it ...
18:28 2019-06-18

How to cancel your AmazonFresh subscription and save yourself almost $200 a year Getty/Kevork Djansezian Signing up for AmazonFresh is simple, and figuring out how to cancel it is just as easy. AmazonFresh is a grocery delivery program that delivers groceries directly to your door. An AmazonFresh membership costs $14.99 per mon...
18:42 2019-06-27

BA and Lufthansa cancel flights over terrorism fears British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment." The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a "heightened risk of ...
09:28 2019-07-22

Patriots cancel OTAs, off until training camp The Super Bowl champions are taking an extended vacation, after the New England Patriots opted to cancel their final week of organized team activities (OTAs)....
18:56 2019-06-10

We need to cancel the next G7. Let's resume them when Trump is gone | Michael H Fuchs Right now, the G7 is not equipped to work towards its goals. And the biggest obstacle is US President Donald TrumpThe takeaway from the 2019 Group of 7 (G7) Summit? We need to cancel the 2020 G7.The goal of the G7 is to bring together some of the wor...
13:56 2019-08-27

Have You Reduced Your Cable Bill by Threatening to Cancel? There’s a way we have done this, for so many years. Everyone knows the method. (If you’ve been reading Lifehacker for a while, you really know it.) If you feel like you’re paying too much for cable, you call ’em up, ask for a lower rate, and threaten...
20:42 2019-06-05

Battlefield V Developers Cancel 5v5 Mode, Saying They Need To Fix Other Bugs Since its launch in November 2018, Battlefield V has been expanded with a battle royale mode and additional limited time modes that reimagine the multiplayer experience. A long planned 5v5 competitive mode has been in the works for some time, but tha...
12:14 2019-08-24

Rabobank is the second major bank to cancel its cryptocurrency wallet After exploring the opportunity last year, major Dutch bank Rabobank has decided it’s not going to take its plans for a cryptocurrency wallet any further. In February last year, news surfaced that Rabobank was working on a cryptocurrency service – ca...
15:28 2019-05-23

End of the affair: why it's time to cancel Quentin Tarantino | Roy Chacko Whatever the merits of his new film, Tarantino’s films have revelled in extreme violence against female characters. This has to stopWhen news broke early last year that Quentin Tarantino had cajoled Uma Thurman into driving an unsafe car during the f...
15:42 2019-07-23

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished wr...
14:42 2019-07-10

How to cancel a Hulu subscription on your iPhone in 7 simple steps Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS via Getty Images You can cancel Hulu on your iPhone in a few steps if you're rethinking your subscription. When you sign up for a paid Hulu streaming plan (or a free trial) through an iPhone, you can cancel the subscription ...
20:00 2019-10-11

'Put that down, cancel that': the Guardian tracks Philip Green to Monaco As his Arcadia empire struggles for survival, its chairman is planning a grand prix partyWhile Sir Philip Green’s 19,000 employees fear for their future as his Arcadia retail empire attempts to engineer a rescue deal, the Guardian tracked down the mu...
20:28 2019-05-23

Meet the former director at Epic Games who tried to cancel ‘Fortnite’ The video game industry over the last two years came close to looking dramatically different, thanks to an Epic Games ex-director admitting that he actually tried to cancel the super popular Fortnite game before he left the company in 2012. The free-...
10:56 2019-06-15

N.H. police say they were unaware of any threat that would cause Pence to cancel his trip Adding to the mystery surrounding the vice president’s abrupt cancellation, President Trump said there was “a very interesting problem that they had in New Hampshire, but I can’t tell you about it.”...
22:14 2019-07-05

Swinson: I'm not anti-democratic for vowing to cancel Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has told Sky News she "would love" to cancel Brexit as prime minister - without a second EU referendum - and denied such a move would be anti-democratic....
19:56 2019-09-16

Adobe Will Cancel All Subscriptions in Venezuela to Comply With U.S. Sanctions Adobe users in Venezuela received an email yesterday notifying them that the company will soon suspend their subscriptions and delete their accounts. The move is a direct result of the Trump regime’s sanctions against the South American country, acco...
13:14 2019-10-08

Lib Dems agree to cancel Brexit without 2nd referendum if they win next election The Liberal Democrats will campaign at the next election on a "cancel Brexit" platform, after party members approved a policy switch at their annual conference in Bournemouth....
21:28 2019-09-15

Airlines Cancel Thousands Of Flights As Boeing Works On 737 Max Problems Airlines are planning for the possibility that Boeing's beleaguered 737 Max commercial jetliners will remain out of commission late into the fall, as the company works to fix a host of technical......
05:28 2019-07-15

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
01:42 2019-06-08

Sanders unveils plan to cancel all $81 billion of US medical debt Bernie Sanders released a plan to erase all of America's medical debt — about $81 billion — as part of his multifaceted strategy to dramatically reshape the provision of healthcare....
19:14 2019-09-21

'Ghost town' terminals as strike forces BA to cancel almost all flights The first-ever strike by British Airways pilots is expected to be the biggest walkout in the airline's history, causing disruption for tens of thousands of travellers....
11:14 2019-09-09

Google searches for how to cancel HBO spiked after ‘Game of Thrones’ finale Game of Thrones season 8 is now beyond us, and we’ve come to accept HBO ruined the biggest TV show ever created. Again, it’s not the ending that’s upsetting, but the writing of this whole season. That’s something HBO is yet to...
15:56 2019-05-23

Iron-rich foods may cancel out tomatoes' anticancer benefits New research finds that eating iron-rich foods or taking iron supplements together with tomatoes may counter the cancer fighting properties of the latter....
19:28 2019-09-19

Pilots’ Strike Prompts British Airways to Cancel 1,700 Flights The travel plans of about 195,000 passengers were upended after the airline canceled all flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pay dispute drags on....
19:28 2019-09-09

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike, an 83,000 person city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town....
03:28 2019-07-03

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
19:56 2019-06-27

United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.       ...
21:14 2019-07-13

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max problems American Airlines, United and Southwest — the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 MAX jet — have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to fl...
00:56 2019-07-15

Deal Struck in Ecuador to Cancel Austerity Package and End Protests Under the agreement, the president pledged to withdraw from an I.M.F.-backed program that raised fuel prices, and Indigenous leaders agreed to call off more protests....
10:00 2019-10-14

Make Sugar-Free, Preservative-Free Jam At Home Mausambi (Sweet Lime) Summer is the best time to make this jam as mausambi is available during this season, so you can make the jam without adding any artificial preservatives...
14:28 2019-05-31

Your guide to a meatless, dairy-free and gluten-free Fourth of July barbecue It's never been easier to have a meatless Fourth of July BBQ as vegan products go mainstream. Even your dairy and gluten free friends will be happy.       ...
15:14 2019-06-28

YouTube TV free trial: get a free month with Verizon phone deals now If you're in the market for a new phone and a cheap streaming service, then you've come to the right place. Verizon is currently offering a free month of YouTube TV when you purchase a new phone on Verizon Unlimited. This allows you to stre...
19:42 2019-08-02

The Division 2 Free Weekend Start Time: PS4, Xbox and PC game goes free to play today The Division 2 is free to play for the next few days. Don't miss your chance to jump into one of the best games of the year without penny a single penny....
14:42 2019-06-13

"Cancel Bail Of Accused": Family Of Police Officer Killed In UP Violence The family of a police officer killed by a mob in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr last year, has demanded that the bail granted to seven of the 33 accused, be cancelled....
20:28 2019-08-26

Russia to cancel contract between banned coach and state sports facility Russia will cancel a state contract between banned race walking coach Viktor Chegin and the athletics facility where he was formerly head coach after Reuters revealed his firm provided security there, Russia's athletics federation said on Thursday....
18:28 2019-06-20

Metallica cancel Australia, New Zealand tour as Hetfield enters rehab American heavy metal band Metallica has canceled its upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand, saying that lead singer and guitarist James Hetfield has been admitted into an addiction treatment program....
18:28 2019-09-28

Christian group petitions Netflix to cancel Amazon’s ‘Good Omens’ They are protesting the wrong streamer. More than 20,000 concerned Christians have signed a petition demanding Netflix cancel the “satanic” series “Good Omens.” The only problem is, the show is actually produced and streamed b...
18:42 2019-06-20

Exec reveals how studios like Netflix and Amazon decide what shows to keep and what to cancel With shock in some circles still growing about Netflix’s decision to cancel The OA — the sci-fi series starring Brit Marling that currently enjoys an 84% on Rotten Tomatoes — a fan petition has just launched to save the show. At the...
01:56 2019-08-07

China Demands US Cancel Potential $2.2 Billion Arms Sale To Taiwan China demanded Tuesday that the United States "immediately cancel" a potential sale of $2.2 billion in arms to self-ruled Taiwan, including battle tanks and anti-aircraft missiles, adding fuel to......
16:28 2019-07-09

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. The incident last week killed at least five nuclear specialists a...
03:42 2019-08-14

Airlines cancel more Boeing 737 MAX flights as some crash victims refuse to settle Southwest Airlines Co will not schedule Boeing 737 MAX flights until at least Oct. 1, the airline said on Thursday, just as the families of some Ethiopian Airline crash victims told a Chicago judge they are not ready to settle litigation....
21:14 2019-06-27

Airlines Forced to Cancel, Reroute Flights After Hong Kong Shutdown International airlines set about trying to reschedule flights for throngs of passengers caught in the political turmoil engulfing Hong Kong after authorities shut down the city’s airport, one of the world’s busiest hubs....
02:00 2019-08-13

British Airways, Lufthansa cancel flights to Cairo over security concerns British Airways has suspended flights to Cairo for seven days over what Britain's Foreign Office has called a "heightened risk of terrorism." Lufthansa has also temporarily canceled its flights to the Egyptian capital....
02:56 2019-07-21

Thousands petition Netflix to cancel Amazon Prime's Good Omens US Christian group condemns Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s story as ‘making satanism appear normal’ – but petition wrong companyMore than 20,000 Christians have signed a petition calling for the cancellation of Good Omens, the television series ad...
17:28 2019-06-20

B.C. chiefs call on Canada to cancel funding for controversial Hawaii telescope The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is calling for the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw its support for the project....
23:28 2019-07-24

Heat waves forces Saratoga to cancel weekend horse racing They’re too hot to trot. The New York Racing Association announced Thursday it was canceling all heats scheduled at the Saratoga Race Course for Saturday — citing boiling temperatures forecast for the weekend. It’s the first time in 13 years ho...
01:56 2019-07-19

Taliban says Trump's decision to cancel Afghan talks will mean U.S. lives lost The Taliban on Sunday said U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghanistan at a time when the insurgent group was ready to finalize a deal to end the war....
18:28 2019-09-08

Good Omens: Protesters demand Netflix cancel Amazon show More than 20,000 protesters who have taken offence at the new Amazon Prime series Good Omens have signed a petition demanding it be cancelled - but they addressed it to Netflix....
17:28 2019-06-21

Men's health start-ups tout their simplicity, but some make it hard for customers to cancel The CEO of Ro, a company that sells erectile dysfunction and hair loss products, is calling out practices in the industry that make it hard for consumers to cancel....
15:14 2019-08-30

Airlines cancel thousands of flights as Boeing works to fix 737 Max software problems American Airlines, United and Southwest -- the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing's 737 MAX jet -- have extended flight cancellations into the fall. The Federal Aviation Administration remains noncommittal about when it will allow the planes to ...
00:56 2019-07-15

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year's Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games....
13:28 2019-08-17

‘We will not be collateral damage’: Scotland to fight moves to cancel Japan match • SRU’s Dodson promises to fight moves to cancel Japan match• Scotland says cancellation would harm integrity of World CupThe Scottish Rugby Union chief executive, Mark Dodson, says he will not allow Scotland to become the World Cup’s “collateral dam...
16:42 2019-10-11

Mott The Hoople cancel fall tour, Ian Hunter diagnosed with tinnitus Mott The Hoople announced on Twitter Monday that the band is canceling its planned North American fall tour due to frontman Ian Hunter developing tinnitus....
05:42 2019-10-01

Sky Sports TV for FREE: How to stream Spurs vs Villa for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
17:28 2019-08-10

Sky Sports TV is FREE: How to stream Arsenal vs Newcastle for free with PS4 PS Plus deal? PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
18:14 2019-08-11

Sky Sports TV for FREE: How to stream Liverpool vs Norwich for free with PS4 PS Plus deal PS4 PS PLUS members can grab themselves an epic deal on Sky Sports and it means you can enjoy the start of the Premier League season without paying a single penny extra...
18:00 2019-08-09

Radio Free Europe Is Poised to Return to a Less Free Hungary The return of the Cold War-era service, which was used to combat authoritarianism, is likely to be taken as an affront by the Orban government and, perhaps, President Trump....
18:42 2019-09-06

Get a SIM-free Samsung S10e and free headphones from £319 with this brilliant deal We're always scouting out the best deals on the world's best tech. That means that we can say with certainty that when a deal catches our eye, it is one well worth going for. The most recent apple of our eye comes from Samsung with an offer...
23:14 2019-06-12

After free agency free-for-all, NBA implements stiffer tampering rules League commissioner Adam Silver expressed the league’s desire to “ensure that we’re creating a culture of compliance” and a “level playing field” in free agency....
10:14 2019-09-21

Internal Memo: ESPN Forbids Discussion Of Chinese Politics When Discussing Daryl Morey's Tweet About Chinese Politics If you paid attention to ESPN channels yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident after tweeting and then deleting his support for pro-...
23:14 2019-10-08

Oculus's Cord-Free VR System Is About to Be Controller-Free, Too The Oculus Quest has been out for a few months, and while Mark Zuckerberg told the crowd at Oculus Connect 6 that Facebook is selling its standalone VR headset as fast as the company can make them, Facebook is planning to add some major features incl...
01:14 2019-09-26

Power outage at LAX airport leaves travelers stranded as airlines cancel flights Parts of Los Angeles International Airport were left without light and power for about three and a half hours Wednesday night, causing the cancellation, delay and diversion of flights....
10:00 2019-06-06

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
02:14 2019-06-14

Japan Airlines to cancel over 90% of domestic flights to and from Haneda, Narita airports on Saturday: NHK Japan Airlines will cancel more than 90% of domestic flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda airport and Narita airport in Chiba prefecture on Saturday due to Typhoon Hagibis, public broadcaster NHK said....
21:14 2019-10-10

Sen. Bernie Sanders teases plan to cancel $81 billion in Americans’ medical debt Under the plan, expected to be released in the next month, the federal government would pay off past-due medical bills; no funding source has yet been identified....
18:42 2019-08-31

Carl Frampton forced to cancel Philadelphia bout after ‘freak’ ornament accident Northern Ireland's Carl Frampton said he was “absolutely devastated” by the incident The post Carl Frampton forced to cancel Philadelphia bout after ‘freak’ ornament accident appeared first on Boxing News....
17:28 2019-08-06

TV show producers cancel plans to scout for filming locations in Georgia because of abortion law Executive producers for a new television show have decided not to scout for filming locations in Georgia because of the signing of the controversial "heartbeat bill."...
21:01 2019-05-22

Two airlines cancel flights to Cairo after Britain warns of ‘heightened risk of terrorism’ The announcements by British Airways and Lufthansa, two of Europe’s biggest airlines, caught some passengers off guard as they prepared to board their flights, the BBC reported. ...
23:28 2019-07-21

New Yorkers are trying to cancel their Equinox memberships over Trump. A city councilman wants to make that easier. In light of Equinox gym members looking to cancel their memberships over the chain's owner fundraising for President Donald Trump, a New York City council member wants to make it easier to cancel gym memberships....
19:28 2019-08-11

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathalon World Cup High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday's Paratriathlon World Cup, a test event for next year's Paralympics....
08:28 2019-08-17

Comedy heavyweights rail against 'cancel culture' in wake of 'SNL' cast member's abrupt firing Shane Gillis lost his chance “Saturday Night Live” gig over controversial comments he made in the past but fellow comedians are coming to his defense as the industry comes under assault....
18:56 2019-09-18

Millwall win battle to save The Den after Lewisham Council cancel plans over land sale agreement Millwall's future at The Den has been secured after Lewisham Council announced it has finally removed a conditional land sale agreement over land around the ground....
20:28 2019-10-10

Olivia Pierson Finally Locks Down a Fashion Show Venue & Natalie Halcro Wants Her to Cancel? It's crunch time, but Olivia Pierson and Natalie Halcro are still sitting in residual tensions from last week. "I don't like conflict. When I feel like this, I just totally......
13:00 2019-07-13

Sanders draws a line on debt-forgiveness plans: He won’t cancel your credit card balance Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday staunchly defended a new plan to cancel $81 billion in medical debt owed by Americans. He also drew a line on debt-forgiveness policy....
08:14 2019-09-04

South Korea asks Japan to cancel plan to remove the country from white list South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would undermine their decades-old economic and security cooperation and threaten free trade....
06:14 2019-07-24

Turkey has until next month to cancel a multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face US penalties Turkey must cancel a multibillion-dollar deal with Russia and buy the U.S.-made Patriot missile system or face removal from Lockheed Martin's F-35 program, forfeiture of 100 promised F-35 jets and imposition of U.S. sanctions....
22:14 2019-05-21

Human rights group asks Nicki Minaj to cancel performance in Saudi Arabia The "Megatron" rapper is set to perform in the country next week despite calls to quit the gig over the government's alleged human rights violations....
02:28 2019-07-09

Sports Illustrated Employees Call On Parent Company To Cancel Licensing Deal With Scummy Platform A group of Sports Illustrated employees, still uncertain what their fates will ultimately be given the sudden scheduling and then cancellation of today’s “transition meetings,” have released a statement calling on their owners to “save Sports Illustr...
00:14 2019-10-04

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their reasoning is that the show is blasphemous to the extent that it “mocks God’s wisdom&rdquo...
21:56 2019-06-20

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
13:28 2019-07-04

‘I love drag. It's dangerous’: Graham Norton and Alan Carr on desire, camp and ‘cancel culture’ As RuPaul’s Drag Race comes to the UK, two of its judges discuss homophobia, the celebrity they first fancied – and why today’s comedy audiences want more kindnessHow do you think you would do if you were contestants on RuPaul’s Drag Race? Graham Nor...
19:14 2019-09-29

Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham: Aubameyang and Lacazette cancel out Kane and Eriksen in north London derby fightback Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette struck as Arsenal fought back from two goals down to earn a 2-2 draw in a pulsating north London derby against Tottenham....
20:56 2019-09-01

Chill The Fuck Out: Netflix Clarified That All The Annoying Tweets They See Dramatically Overpraising One Of Their Shows Only Makes Them Want To Cancel It These days, when you stumble upon a movie or TV show you really love, it’s almost second nature to channel that excitement into a tweet or two—but be warned, because when it comes to hype, Netflix just drew a line in the sand: Netflix has clarified t...
21:42 2019-05-28

Warren outlines plan to cancel student loans at Poor People's Campaign forum – live Senator also spoke of a tax on people earning more than $50m, free pre-kindergarten and $100bn over 10 years for opioid crisisSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.51pm BST 9.43pm BST MSNBC’s Joy Reid asked Warren how she would win...
23:14 2019-06-17

Former Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu stripped of 2019 title says ‘toxic’ cancel culture to blame for ousting Miss Michigan was stripped of her crown on Friday after Miss World America was made aware of a number of controversial tweets which surfaced on social media following her victory....
01:42 2019-07-23

Royal Caribbean, MSC Cruises cancel port stops in Puerto Rico ahead of planned protests Several cruise lines have canceled port stops in San Juan ahead of planned protests Monday in Puerto Rico, aimed at forcing the governor to resign.       ...
16:56 2019-07-22

Christian Group Claims Thousands of People Signed Its Petition Demanding Netflix Cancel Amazon's Good Omens A Christian group known as Return to Order has been running a campaign to urge Netflix to remove the show Good Omens, which was released on Amazon.Read more......
01:14 2019-06-21

Gluten-Free Diet: Watch How To Make Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Pasta At Home Famous vlogger Manjula Jain has shared an amazing recipe of gluten free vegan zucchini pasta on her YouTube channel. The recipe is not only gluten free but is also weight-loss-friendly....
21:28 2019-05-30

Free Taco Bell tacos and free Chili's burgers are two of the day's top deals Krispy Kreme has announced a new Original Filled doughnut and a way to try it for free Saturday as part of its National Donut Day challenge.       ...
00:42 2019-06-19

Free Slurpee Day: 7-Eleven celebrates birthday Thursday with free Slurpee giveaway July 11 is 7-Eleven Day, aka Free Slurpee Day. This year, 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday by giving away even more free Slurpee drinks.       ...
02:14 2019-07-10

Free Galaxy Buds with Galaxy S10 purchase are back with free YouTube Premium on top Samsung’s 2019 lineup of Galaxy S flagships made quite an impression at its release. The four S10 devices have gorgeous displays and elegant design which captured people’s attention. To make them even more lucrative, Samsung began selling the phones ...
16:56 2019-06-04

Caroline's comedy club owner Caroline Hirsch wonders why we're so quick to cancel comedians Caroline Hirsch, owner of Caroline's comedy club in New York City, is a fair-minded person. She's learned over the years how to deal with all types of comedians and has an understanding of how their minds work. In a time when offensive tweets, punchl...
23:42 2019-10-08

Opera legend Placido Domingo accused of sexual harassment; opera companies cancel events Placido Domingo, of the world's most recognizable and accomplished opera singers, has been accused of sexual harassment.        ...
12:14 2019-08-14

7 Best Sugar-Free Desserts | Easy Sugar Free Sweets To Try At Home! Sugar free sweets and desserts are the best way to satiate your sweet tooth and not even feel guilty! We've got a list of sugar free recipes that you can try at home and gorge on sinful treats......
15:28 2019-07-16

Nike's decision to cancel 'Betsy Ross flag' shoe prompts backlash from Arizona governor Arizona governor Doug Ducey ripped Nike for its decision to cancel the release of a shoe featuring an early design of the U.S. flag.       ...
16:56 2019-07-02

'Game of Thrones' is over, and some viewers are ready to cancel HBO. Here's how to do it With 'Game of Thrones' over, some viewers are ready to cancel their subscription to HBO. Here's how to do it.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

20,000 sign petition to cancel 'satanic' TV show 'Good Omens'. They made a huge blunder A petition signed by 20,000 people has called for the cancellation of "Good Omens," a show on Amazon Prime. But protesters made a huge mistake.        ...
07:42 2019-06-21

Xbox Live FREE Game Download: Get this Xbox One free game all weekend on Microsoft! This weekend, Microsoft and Xbox are continuing their trend of providing players with titles to try out and play - here's what you need to know about GRIP: Combat Racing...
11:28 2019-07-06

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, enterta...
01:56 2019-06-11

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means that transcription can now be carried out on a smartphone or tablet. This has made speech-to-text...
22:14 2019-06-19

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the environment. According to the New York Times, almost eve...
16:14 2019-07-09

"One Of The Most Opaque": P Chidambaram On Budget Speech The budget speech by Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman is one of the "most opaque ever" former finance minister P Chidambaram said, pointing out that it leaves out all crucial information regarding......
15:14 2019-07-05

Best text to speech software of 2019 The use of audio for commands has become popular for use with assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and audio is increasingly being used for search and other tools. It's also becoming much more common for audio to be used to convert text-to-speech ...
17:14 2019-06-19

'Were you having an affair?' - PM under pressure before conference speech Boris Johnson has refused three times to deny outright he had an affair with Jennifer Arcuri - the US businesswoman being investigated for receiving public funds....
00:00 2019-10-02

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
15:42 2019-05-29

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
01:14 2019-06-19

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good sloppy fun, and it gives me a chance to dazzle the world with my signature rendition of “Purple Rain.”...
22:28 2019-06-14

Dr. King’s ‘Dream’ Speech: His Son Reflects on How Far We Have Come On the 58th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, his son discusses the “best of what America represents.”...
23:56 2019-08-28

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference....
15:42 2019-05-29

Epic says it won't ban players for political speech Epic is using Blizzard's ban on a Hong Kong protest supporter to tout its own stance on political speech. The developer told The Verge in a statement that it "wouldn't ban or punish" a Fortnite player or creator simply for expressing "view...
20:00 2019-10-09

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscription. But there's also free games. Yes, that&#...
03:56 2019-06-18

"Now Tamil Echoing In US," Says PM In Chennai, Refers To Speech At UN Tamil language echoes across America, PM Modi claimed in Chennai today, adding to references to the nation's linguistic diversity made in the past week, which included quoting from an ancient Tamil......
09:14 2019-09-30

| UK police cadet collapses during Johnson speech Prime Minister Boris Johnson ploughed on with a largely Brexit-themed address on Thursday even though a police cadet behind him appeared to faint after waiting for him on her feet for over an hour....
05:00 2019-09-06

Trump promotes religious freedom in UN speech President Trump on Monday decried religious intolerance during a speech at the United Nations in which he called for governments to not persecute people because of their faith. “The United States is founded on the principle that our rights do n...
21:56 2019-09-23

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech India Budget 2019: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5. The Budget speech will be closely watched by individuals, corporates, economist, taxpayers......
14:42 2019-06-13

Powell's speech support U.S. rate-cut bets U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will do what it can to preserve the longest U.S. economic expansion on record, supporting bets......
23:00 2019-08-23

Michelle Williams explains Emmy speech Backstage at the Emmys, actress Michelle Williams explains how the pay discrepancy on her movie "All The Money In The World" profoundly affected her. (Sept. 23)        ...
01:28 2019-09-24

PM softens 'take it or leave it' message to EU in conference speech Boris Johnson has set out his vision to "bring our country together" and "get Brexit done" - as he called on the EU to respond to the UK's "compromise" offer on a new divorce deal....
18:42 2019-10-02

PM Modi's First Independence Day Speech Of Second Term Today When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, he is likely to touch upon a host of topics ranging from the centre's decision to scrap Jammu and......
22:14 2019-08-14

Protest forces abrupt end to DHS Secretary speech Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan left an immigration policy conference Monday without speaking after protesters shouted him down. (Oct. 7)        ...
19:56 2019-10-07

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness, she finally explained it and called......
04:14 2019-06-18

Google cracks down on political speech among its workforce Google is cracking down on political speech at work amid a widespread backlash from politicians, activist groups and its own employees over a host of issues....
21:42 2019-08-26

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned he planned to use the remarks to come out as gay. “In the rough draft of my speech that I submi...
05:00 2019-06-05

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (June 17)        ...
01:56 2019-06-18

"Can't Accept More Friend Requests": BJP MP After Article 370 Speech A day after he earned a compliment from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech in parliament on centre's move to end the special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, a BJP......
15:42 2019-08-07

New UK PM Johnson's arrival speech in Downing Street Boris Johnson took over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, succeeding Theresa May with a promise to take the country out of the European Union on Oct. 31, "no ifs or buts"....
19:28 2019-07-24

Bolton bleak on NKorea in 1st speech since ouster Former national security adviser John Bolton gave a pessimistic outlook on the prospects for getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons as he made his first public appearance since he was ousted from his post by President Donald Trump. (Sept....
19:14 2019-09-30

Speech and Violence Collide in ‘The Topeka School’ Ben Lerner’s third novel draws on autobiographical details, like his previous two did, but offers a more conventional plot about a family in Kansas and the coarsening of political language....
21:14 2019-10-01

PM's partner to give first public speech since entering No 10 Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she entered Downing Street....
15:00 2019-08-16

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
23:14 2019-07-24

Trump delivers 'Salute to America' speech in DC With the Lincoln Memorial in the background and flanked on both sides by camouflaged Bradley fighting vehicles, President Trump used his “Salute to America” speech Thursday evening to praise the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces....
01:14 2019-07-05

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
16:14 2019-07-03

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. Th...
09:01 2019-05-27

PM Modi's Speech At UN General Assembly: Highlights Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the United Nations General Assembly, on the last leg of his week-long US tour. During his stay, he held a series of bilateral meetings with several nations,......
16:28 2019-09-27

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a...
01:14 2019-06-12

Al-Qaida chief in 9/11 speech calls for attacks on West Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called on Muslims to attack U.S., European, Israeli and Russian targets in a speech on the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks...
20:14 2019-09-11

Greta Thunberg, After Pointed U.N. Speech, Faces Attacks From the Right The young climate activist was widely celebrated after her speech at the United Nations. But critics have said she is being used, and a conservative commentator compared her likeness to Nazi imagery....
11:56 2019-09-25

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
21:28 2019-07-17

Trump announces religious freedom initiatives during UN speech President Donald Trump announced new initiatives as part of a global call for protecting religious freedom at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday, which his aides have characterized as the centerpiece of his visit to the conference of world...
21:56 2019-09-23

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speech as prime minister to encourage politicians to compromise more....
20:28 2019-07-17

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. The video from Soph, a far-right YouTuber known for having posted anti-Muslim videos, is called “...
18:14 2019-08-06

"Must Hear": PM Modi On Ladakh Lawmaker's Speech On Article 370 A BJP lawmaker from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, trended on social media today for his speech in parliament on the debate on the government's move to end special status to Jammu and Kashmir under......
19:56 2019-08-06

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School Princ...
11:14 2019-06-12

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post noti...
00:28 2019-09-14

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
23:56 2019-07-16

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall of the parliament. A particular phrase from the......
23:28 2019-05-26

Oil prices eke out small gains ahead of Fed Chair speech Oil prices clawed back the previous day's losses on Friday, with Brent nudging above $60 a barrel, as tighter supplies from key producers offset slowing demand growth while investors await clues from the Federal Reserve on U.S. monetary policy....
06:28 2019-08-23

U.S. rates futures slip ahead of Powell's speech U.S. interest rates futures declined on Friday for a third straight day ahead of a highly anticipated speech by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, which traders will scour for clues on whether the......
17:42 2019-08-23

Donald Trump delivers July 4th speech – live US president hails ‘heroes who defend our country’ as bad weather and low turnout threaten to overshadow event White House ‘struggles to draw crowds’ to July 4th show 12.02am BST Trump has tried out some Latin, saying the Coast Guard “the guardians o...
01:14 2019-07-05

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US central bank will cut interest rates in the future....
10:56 2019-08-23

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July last year, days after his resignation as foreign secretary, the Daily Telegraph gave most of its front...
23:14 2019-06-22

Boris Johnson’s Brexit speech: preparing for an election Boris Johnson used his first leader’s speech at the Conservative party conference to set up a new phase of negotiations with the EU and an election confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn. Plus: Jim Waterson on Prince Harry, privacy and the mediaBoris Johns...
05:42 2019-10-03

Orangutans can play the kazoo – here’s what this tells us about speech evolution A kazoo might seem a world away from the spoken word. But our ability to produce its buzzing, Donald Duck-like sound at will was key in us ever developing the ability to speak at all. And while our capacity for speech is unique, my colleague Robert S...
19:56 2019-10-05

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
19:28 2019-05-27

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.”...
02:28 2019-06-14

Bernier promotes immigration limits in speech at B.C. hotel The leader of the People's Party of Canada spoke at a Surrey Board of Trade event on Wednesday. Most of his speech focused on his proposed immigration policies....
00:28 2019-09-26

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.        ...
21:56 2019-06-27

World must not 'sleepwalk' into war, Macron says in speech on reforming capitalism The world is going through a profound crisis and could be on the brink of a time of war, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a speech on Tuesday, calling for a global effort to address the dangers of inequality, unchecked technology and climate ...
18:42 2019-06-11

Ukraine’s President Makes No Mention of Trump in U.N. Speech President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, unwillingly entangled in an impeachment inquiry in the United States, did not mention President Trump or American aid in his U.N. speech....
17:14 2019-09-25

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
19:14 2019-07-03

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preventative measures than to wait for disaster to unfold."...
02:42 2019-07-19

Putin: I don't share excitement about Greta Thunberg's U.N. speech Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday took aim at teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, telling an energy forum he did not share the excitement about her United Nations speech last month....
00:28 2019-10-03

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegations on social media that her debut speech was......
19:14 2019-07-03

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
17:14 2019-06-13

Will Be Ready To Face Any Challenges: IAF Chief Over Pakistan PM's Speech The new Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria today said the force is ready to face any challenges. He made the comments after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, at the UN......
13:14 2019-09-30

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
18:42 2019-08-14

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
18:00 2019-07-09

No force can stop China's progress, says Xi in National Day speech President Xi Jinping emphasized unity, development and strength as he addressed the world on the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China on Tuesday, saying: "There is no force that can shake the foundation of this great nation."...
08:56 2019-10-01

Google Assistant Speech Data Transcription Halted in the EU Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months....
07:14 2019-08-02

Sanders: Trump speech lies, distortions, nonsense Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described President Trump's Tuesday night speech as "an hour-and-a-half speech of lies, distortions and total, absolute nonsense." Trump declared his 2020 election campaign on Tuesday night. (June...
09:42 2019-06-19

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a group he had created just a few days prior had been removed from the platform without explanation. The g...
17:14 2019-07-10

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:28 2019-06-18

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
18:14 2019-07-11

Biden apologizes for praising segregationists in defensive speech Joe Biden scrambled Saturday to save his swiftly sinking campaign, finally apologizing for recent remarks in which he had positive words for segregationist Dems. “Was I wrong a few weeks ago to somehow give the impression to people that I was praisin...
04:14 2019-07-07

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
23:14 2019-06-20

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.        ...
17:56 2019-06-05

India's Replies To Pak PM's Speech At UN General Assembly: Highlights A day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, addressing the UN General Assembly, said that when two nuclear armed countries fight it will have "consequences" for the entire world, India is using......
05:14 2019-09-28

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that the social networking company had failed to meet ...
16:14 2019-07-02

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
18:28 2019-05-23

Opinion: Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism. But more interesting than what she said was what she did not say....
03:28 2019-05-31

Epstein Looms Over Speech by Billionaire Behind Victoria’s Secret Speaking for the first time publicly about his longtime ties to the disgraced financier, Leslie Wexner condemned deceptions by “people who have secret lives.”...
01:42 2019-09-11

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
15:56 2019-06-06

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
21:28 2019-07-02

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and truth as lies.”...
02:28 2019-05-31

Stocks Drift Higher Ahead of Powell Speech U.S. stock futures and European equities edged higher as investors awaited the resumption of U.S.-China trade talks and looked for fresh signals from the Federal Reserve on monetary easing....
12:28 2019-10-09

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of Delhi in the sixth phase of the national election....
21:56 2019-05-22

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook shooting took place. A...
23:56 2019-06-05

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Island....
22:56 2019-06-05

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence Day celebrations, saying it could turn a traditionally non-partisan event into a campaign rally....
22:42 2019-06-06

Cuomo makes creepy ‘foreplay’ comparison during speech "There's a concept in life called foreplay," said Cuomo, relating the story of how Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh and Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon made a hard push for state funding to revitalize the area, instead of slowly wooing him....
06:28 2019-10-10

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages through its External Services Division (ESD),......
22:28 2019-08-18

Macron says U.S. did not join charter against online hate speech The United States did not sign up to a charter against online hate speech at the G7 summit for legal reasons, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday after the end of the meeting....
22:00 2019-08-26

"Thought-Provoking": Shatrughan Sinha On PM's Independence Day Speech Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, known for his sharply critical comments on Twitter against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today heaped praise on him for his Independence Day speech, calling it......
09:42 2019-08-18

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on the road. Brian Siegel, 23, had been ordered to take a new road test after Suffolk County officer Jame...
06:42 2019-07-21

Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner mocked for Emmys speech The omnipresent Kardashian family may have dominated pop culture for the past decade, but Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner received a harsh reality check at the 2019 Emmy Awards after claiming their show, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians," was "real...
15:00 2019-09-23

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform. Organizers of the “Win With Love RallyR...
08:00 2019-06-18

"Want To Hear From You": PM Asks For Ideas For "Howdy, Modi" Speech Ahead of his mega "Howdy, Modi" event in Texas on September 22, being billed as the largest-ever turnout for a foreign elected leader on US soil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked people......
23:56 2019-09-16

Orthodox Christian bishop under investigation over possible gay hate speech Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a claim with no scientific basis and which Cyprus’ human rights commissioner considers discriminatory....
21:28 2019-08-02

The 28 most egregious lines from Donald Trump's Pennsylvania speech On Tuesday President Donald Trump took a break from his summer vacation in New Jersey to deliver remarks on energy in Pennsylvania. The speech was billed as an official White House event, but the actual address was the stuff of a Trump campaign rally...
03:28 2019-08-15

How Mozilla is crowdsourcing speech to diversify voice recognition The immediate future of human-machine interaction lies in voice control, what with smart speakers, home appliances, and phones listening for commands to do our bidding. But voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri represent their overwhe...
15:56 2019-08-27

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be th...
04:28 2019-08-18

Stocks Gain, Yields Slip After Dovish ECB Speech European stocks reversed early losses and bond yields dropped after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi raised the possibility of fresh stimulus for the eurozone.....
11:56 2019-06-18

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three times by MPs....
02:28 2019-05-22

Google’s highly scalable AI can generate convincingly humanlike speech Researchers at Google and Imperial College London propose an AI model that generates humanlike speech while requiring less computational horsepower.Read More...
00:28 2019-10-01

In Farewell Speech, Justice Tahilramani Says Disposed 5,000 Cases A year Vijaya K Tahilramani, who resigned as Madras High Court Chief Justice after being transferred to Meghalaya, on Friday presented a report card of her performance, saying she disposed of over 5,000......
02:28 2019-09-28

Authorities tighten restrictions in Indian Kashmir after speech by Pakistan’s PM Authorities in Indian Kashmir tightened restrictions on people's movements on Saturday to prevent possible protests following a speech by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan....
05:14 2019-09-29

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Read More...
20:28 2019-05-28

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday...
21:00 2019-08-14

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. As the actor took to the podium to accept his best actor trophy for his performance as TV newsman Howa...
21:28 2019-06-10

Facebook Suffers Legal Blow in EU Court Over Hate Speech Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU's top court, which ruled that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide....
16:56 2019-10-03

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadets....
13:56 2019-05-31

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
00:56 2019-08-14

Amit Shah Praises "True Statesman" PM Modi For UN Speech Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), saying he has put India on the world stage as a leading voice of reason......
21:42 2019-09-27

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Donald Trump’s speech on Wednesday or stay home and lose some of their weekly pay. One of the cons...
06:00 2019-08-19

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
22:42 2019-07-02

PM 'Mobbed' By Young Fans As He Leaves After 90-Minute Speech At Red Fort Prime Minister Narendra Modi today found himself mobbed by young schoolchildren at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, where he addressed the nation on its 73rd Independence Day....
07:00 2019-08-15

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces....
11:42 2019-05-28

Frequent flyer Pelosi leaves impeachment speech on the plane On Monday evening, Nancy Pelosi set about writing one of the most important speeches of her long political career, about her decision to open an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump....
07:14 2019-09-26

'How dare you?' Thunberg's U.N. speech inspires Dutch climate protesters Thousands of Dutch children skipped school to join a global climate strike on Friday, blocking traffic and asking their leaders "how dare you?" in a reference to Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg's speech at the United Nations....
04:56 2019-09-28

Iran’s Rouhani accuses U.S. of ‘merciless economic terrorism’ during UN speech Hassan Rouhani told the UN General Assembly gathering that Iran would not negotiate on the issue of its nuclear program as long as sanctions remain in place....
02:28 2019-09-26

New Zealand rebukes China over freedom of speech after student scuffle New Zealand has rebuked Chinese envoys for praising pro-Beijing students who scuffled last week with supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement on a university campus, a news website said on Wednesday....
13:28 2019-08-07

Trump ‘seems to derive joy’ from inciting hateful speech: Kamala Harris Harris cited Trump's 2017 ban on travellers from six largely Muslim countries and his degradation of immigrants entering the U.S. from the Southern border....
02:42 2019-08-10

Police impose restrictions in Indian Kashmir after Pakistan PM's speech Authorities in Indian Kashmir tightened restrictions on people's movements on Saturday to prevent possible protests triggered by a speech by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan....
12:00 2019-09-28

Was Boris Johnson Trying to Quote Churchill During His Dystopian Chicken Speech at the UN? Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a bizarre speech on Tuesday night at the United Nations General Assembly that included plenty of dire warning about the future, including everything from the rise of killer robots to “limbless chickens” on the kitche...
13:42 2019-09-26

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying the law is unclear....
23:14 2019-07-02

Greta Thunberg's UN speech is now, as it was always meant to be, a death metal song Greta Thunberg’s United Nations Climate Action Summit speech last week may end up as one of the defining moments of our era. Furious and eloquent, the 16-year-old articulated the boiling frustrations of a generation fed up with the political inaction...
22:28 2019-09-30

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu......
18:42 2019-08-14

PM Modi Stays With Signature 'Safa' In Sixth Independence Day Speech Prime Minister Modi continued his tradition of wearing colourful turbans for Independence Day speeches, with a bright yellow "safa (Rajasthani headgear)" to mark the nation's 73rd Independence Day...
07:56 2019-08-15

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
04:01 2019-05-30

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces. Trump will land Tuesday on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroye...
08:00 2019-05-28

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
13:14 2019-06-05

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
21:56 2019-07-09

Facebook’s Hands-Off Approach to Political Speech Gets Impeachment Test The company’s handling of a Trump campaign ad with unsubstantiated accusations about Joseph Biden foreshadows a continuing fight over misinformation....
10:56 2019-10-09

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named DALLAS (AP) — School officials in Dallas say they’re investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names of Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Conrad High School valedictorian Rooha Haghar to...
21:42 2019-06-06

Eric Cantona speech: humans 'will become eternal' – unless crime or war intervene Former star baffles audience at the Uefa Champions League draw by quoting from King Lear, before concluding: ‘I love football’Given previous form, perhaps it should be no surprise that Eric Cantona has again prompted bafflement with a philosophical m...
07:42 2019-08-30

Kyrsten Sinema says John McCain's example is 'lighting the way' for her in first Senate speech Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the late Sen. John McCain's example is "lighting the way" for her in her first Senate floor speech since taking office in January....
07:00 2019-07-24

Eric Cantona speech leaves audience baffled at UCL draw At an event where Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk were in attendance, who would have thought a 53-year-old man dressed in a crumpled red flannel shirt and flat cap would be the headline act?...
23:56 2019-08-30

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe drops F-bomb during speech on live TV US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe dropped the F-bomb on live TV Wednesday after she and her squad were gifted the keys to the city. “New York City, you’re the motherf–king best!” the outspoken forward yelle...
21:00 2019-07-10

Fatboy Slim remixes Greta Thunberg’s UN speech into song Greta Thunberg has made it to her first rave. Fatboy Slim released a remix of a two-decades-old club song that samples the 16-year-old’s powerful United Nations speech. On Friday at a show in Gateshead, England, the DJ unveiled the mix of his iconic ...
02:00 2019-10-10

Video shows Shildt giving expletive-filled speech After the Cardinals' win over the Braves on Wednesday, video surfaced showing St. Louis manager Mike Shildt giving a fiery, expletive-filled speech to his team in the locker room....
05:14 2019-10-10

Hell freezes over as Jim Acosta, Joe Scarborough praise Trump’s D-Day speech President Trump’s speech on Thursday to the brave Allied fighters who "stood in the fires of hell" on the 75th anniversary of D-Day shockingly drew acclaim from two of his biggest mainstream media critics: CNN’s Jim Acosta and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough...
16:14 2019-06-06

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
19:00 2019-07-09

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and generate more accurate transcriptions....
00:42 2019-07-24

Pakistan says wants peace with India, Modi responds after victory speech The Pakistani and Indian prime ministers exchanged messages via Twitter on Thursday hoping for peace, after Narendra Modi returned to power in New Delhi in an election fought in the wake of confrontation between the nuclear-armed enemies....
22:14 2019-05-23

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company to nominate workers to the board of directors – and to start paying workers $15 an hour. “Despit...
20:42 2019-06-05

Watch: Issa Rae was inspired by hip-hop for comedic award speech: 'I deserve this' "Insecure" star Issa Rae said on "The Tonight Show" she was inspired by her favorite hip-hop artists when she wrote her comedic acceptance speech for the Emerging Entrepreneur Award....
15:28 2019-08-01

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a rousing Independence Day speech in Washington....
12:00 2019-07-05

DHS chief walks off stage after protesters drown out immigration speech NBC – Protesters interrupted acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan’s speech at an immigration conference on Monday, prompting the official to get visibly unsettled, abruptly end his speech, and walk off stage. The demonstrato...
00:00 2019-10-09

Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text Study funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate in t...
04:56 2019-08-01

Trump's big show on July 4: patriotic speech or campaign rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to transform a traditionally nonpartisan, national event in...
22:56 2019-06-19

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the deletion of any tweet that "dehumanizes" others bas...
18:42 2019-07-09

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critiq...
22:28 2019-07-11

Fatboy Slim samples Greta Thunberg speech in ‘Right Here, Right Now’ remix During a live performance, the popular British DJ shared a fan-made remix of his 1998 dance hit, 'Right Here, Right Now,' which highlighted Greta Thunberg's infamous UN climate change speech....
06:00 2019-10-10

Four years after Trump’s candidacy speech, eyewitnesses share memories Trump Tower speech was filled with the lies, offensive comments and bombastic energy that has come to define his presidencyGiven everything that has happened in the past four years, it might not be a huge surprise to learn that the first words of Don...
12:00 2019-06-14

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff...
17:28 2019-06-11

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as she defended her own desire for “compromise” in politics....
21:28 2019-07-17

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, p...
00:42 2019-06-12

Tyler C.'s Fantasy Suite Speech Just Made Him a Bachelorette Frontrunner That's it. Show's over. Tyler C. has officially stolen the hearts of every Bachelorette viewer. On the highly-anticipated fantasy suite(s) episode, The Bachelorette is definitely......
03:56 2019-07-16

UK PM Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech Queen Elizabeth will on Monday announce several new pieces of legislation to reform Britain's justice system, in a ceremonial speech setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson's post-Brexit plans....
00:00 2019-10-14

In speech to forecasters, NOAA chief tries to tamp down Sharpie controversy Enlarge / President Donald Trump has continued to insist Alabama was threatened by Hurricane Dorian. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) A soft-spoken, contrite, and at times emotional Neil Jacobs, acting head of the National Oceanic and Atmosp...
17:00 2019-09-11

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
14:32 2019-05-21

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and Sentinel reports Parkersburg High School principal K...
17:28 2019-06-12

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate speech in the wake of Wednesday's controversial rally....
01:14 2019-07-19

Facebook penalises Netanyahu page over hate speech violation Israeli PM has denied writing inflammatory post about ‘Arabs who want to destroy us all’Facebook has suspended a chatbot on Benjamin Netanyahu’s official page after it breached hate speech policy by sending visitors a message warning of Arabs who “wa...
22:14 2019-09-12

Cardinals’ Mike Shildt unleashes expletive-filled speech after win St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt was so happy his team is moving on to the NLCS that he couldn’t stop swearing. In a video that surfaced online Wednesday night after the Cardinals’ 13-1 Game 5 win over the host Braves in Game 5 of the NLDS, Sh...
11:14 2019-10-10

Judge: License law violated speech rights of Georgia guides SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia’s oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a license under a local law that has since been scrapped. The ruling Monday in U.S. District Court is lar...
23:00 2019-05-21

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has revealed that it removed over 17,000 channels and 100,000 videos for hate speech, both fivefold inc...
21:14 2019-09-03

Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame speech is getting perfect treatment COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — It will be just like old times: Mariano Rivera closing out the day. This time, however, he won’t have a baseball in his hand, but a speech to deliver, to somehow sum up a magnificent career that all great relievers will use as a m...
16:42 2019-07-21

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
19:14 2019-05-21

Suicide bomber kills at least 26 near Ashraf Ghani speech in Afghanistan Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was unharmed Tuesday after a suspected suicide bomber set off explosives near a campaign rally in Charikar, at least killing 26 people and injuring 42....
17:00 2019-09-17

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first major foreign policy address among two dozen Democ...
18:28 2019-05-21

Facebook suspended Israeli PM's campaign chatbot for hate speech Facebook has suspended a chatbot linked to the official account of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it posted a message that said Israel's Arab politicians "want to destroy us all." It appears that the chatbot -- operated under t...
17:00 2019-09-13

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech President Trump’s speech at an event in Baltimore hit his usual lines as he careened between prepared remarks, ad-libbed attacks and boasts about his record....
10:28 2019-09-13

UK government planning short parliament suspension before Oct. 14 Queen's Speech: Sky Britain's government is planning a short suspension of parliament ahead of introducing a new legislative agenda on Oct.14, Sky News reporter Beth Rigby said on Twitter, citing an unnamed senior source....
21:56 2019-09-25

Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget: Long Speech, 4 Languages, Some Poetry Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman delivered her first Budget speech in parliament, one of the longest ever, occasionally switching to Hindi, Tamil, Urdu and even Sanskrit....
15:14 2019-07-05

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — an indirect rebuke of President Donald Trump who has done neither.Romney’s maiden floor speech comes ...
20:42 2019-06-04

President Trump To Try Sell Tough Iran Policy During UN Speech US President Donald Trump will try selling his tough Iran policy in a speech to the UN on Tuesday, but the bid for international leadership will be overshadowed by growing political scandal at home....
07:56 2019-09-24

"Today's Sensation Is..." Minister On Trump Watching PM's Climate Speech Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said US President Donald Trump's presence at UN Climate Action Summit during Prime Minister Narendra Modi speech shows that soft diplomacy works....
10:42 2019-09-24

Greta Thunberg condemns world leaders in emotional speech at UN Thunberg, 16, says governments have betrayed young people‘You are not mature enough to tell it like it is. You are failing us’Greta Thunberg has excoriated world leaders for their “betrayal” of young people through their inertia over the climate cris...
23:00 2019-09-23

Buttigieg reunites with a supporter who shaped his stump speech in Iowa The way Pete Buttigieg tells it, he first realized "this campaign's getting somewhere" when he met Bridgette Bissell at a house party in Muscatine, Iowa....
03:00 2019-09-25

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osaka, Japan about tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of each other's goods....
19:01 2019-06-21

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross slept through Trump’s UN speech Move over, “Sleepy eyes” Chuck Todd — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is coming for your title. The 81-year-old Ross was caught on camera apparently dozing off in the audience Tuesday as President Trump delivered his address during t...
02:42 2019-09-25

Trump Celebrates Nationalism in U.N. Speech and Plays Down Iran Crisis Before an audience primed for him to focus on recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities, Mr. Trump said relatively little about the strikes that rattled global energy markets....
21:00 2019-09-24

Trump defends nationalism, American sovereignty in rousing UN speech President Trump delivered a rousing defense of nationalism and American sovereignty to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday — while also trying to rally an international response to Iran’s aggression. In a 37-minute address, Trump implored the world’s ...
06:42 2019-09-25

"Yakeen ho toh..." Nirmala Sitharaman's Urdu Poetry In Budget Speech India's GDP or gross domestic product growth slipped to 5.8 per cent in the March quarter - the slowest pace in 20 quarters. A primary focus in the Budget is widely expected to be on ways to boost......
09:42 2019-07-05

LLWS coach gives his team an incredibly heartfelt speech after loss After Elizabeth, N.J. was eliminated from the Little League World Series, manager Jairo Labrador gave the team a speech that had him choked up.       ...
16:56 2019-08-22

In Budget Speech, Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Creation Of 'Gandhipedia' Ms Sitharaman, who served as the defence minister in the first government led by PM Modi, presents her first budget at a time when India has lost its top spot as the world's fastest-growing major......
09:42 2019-07-05

"Shocked": After Sehwag, Ganguly Slams Imran Khan's Speech At UN Sourav Ganguly joined Virender Sehwag in slamming Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for his speech at the United Nations General Assembly last week....
05:00 2019-10-04