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Alabama’s Capital Elects Steven Reed, First Black Mayor in the City’s 200-Year History

(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — Alabama’s capital, a city once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected its first African American mayor Tuesday. Probate Judg...

Alabama’s Capital Elects Steven Reed, First Black Mayor in the City’s 200-Year History

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A Long Time Coming: Montgomery Elects Its First Black Mayor, Steven Reed In more than 200 years, Montgomery, Ala.—the first capital of the Confederacy and the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement—has never had a black mayor. That changed Tuesday night, with voters decisively electing county probate judge Steven Reed to...
01:14 2019-10-10

Alabama’s Capital Elects Its First Black Mayor in the City’s 200-Year History Voters in Alabama’s capital have elected the first black mayor in the city’s 200-year history. Probate Judge Steven Reed won Tuesday’s runoff election by a wide margin over David Woods, a white businessman. Reed will be the first Af...
06:00 2019-10-09

Montgomery, a Cradle of Civil Rights, Elects Its First Black Mayor “This is our season,” one lifelong resident of Alabama’s capital said of electing Steven Reed to lead the 200-year-old city that has been molded by its Confederate and civil rights history....
17:42 2019-10-09

Birthplace of U.S. civil rights movement elects first black mayor Montgomery, the capital of the southern U.S. state of Alabama, known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement for its 1950s bus boycotts over segregated seating, has elected the first black mayor in its 200-year history....
13:14 2019-10-09

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
15:42 2019-05-28

Montgomery, Ala., elects city's first African-American mayor Alabama’s capital of Montgomery, which is known as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, elected an African American mayor for the first time Tuesday in the city’s nearly 200-year history, according to reports....
12:56 2019-10-09

‘A historic day’: Montgomery, Alabama, elects its first African-American mayor Steven Reed, the Montgomery County probate judge, beat TV station owner David Woods and will be sworn into office Nov. 12 at Montgomery City Hall.        ...
04:00 2019-10-09

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote Germany's populist AfD party lost a key mayoral race in Görlitz, where all mainstream parties united behind a Romanian-born CDU candidate Octavian Ursu. AfD's Sebastian Wippel said his own result was still "great."...
00:42 2019-06-17

Oceanic Indiana Jones Attempts to Sail the Black Sea in an Ancient Egyptian Reed Boat Described by the New York Times as “part P. T. Barnum and part Indiana Jones” an eccentric former German school teacher ...
16:28 2019-08-03

Vogue's 'Forces of Fashion' Gives Cardi B a Grammy-Worthy Birthday Cake—and Reveals the Black History Behind Beyoncé's History-Making Cover When Cardi B showed up at the 2019 Grammys wearing a vintage Thierry Mugler gown inspired by Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” (colloquially known as “Venus on the Half Shell”), she knew she’d make headlines. But what the rapper, reality star and newly m...
21:28 2019-10-11

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had....
06:28 2019-06-30

MTA board, mayor greenlight $51.5 billion capital plan The MTA’s $51.5 billion capital plan inched closer to reality on Wednesday thanks to endorsements from both Mayor Bill de Blasio and the transit agency’s board. Board members unanimously approved the five-year funding strategy — the MTA’s bigge...
04:28 2019-09-26

Suicide Bomber Kills Officials in Mayor’s Office in Somalia’s Capital The mayor of Mogadishu was holding a high-level security meeting when a suicide bomber entered, killing several top officials and leaving the mayor seriously injured....
23:56 2019-07-24

Suicide bomber walks into mayor's office, detonates explosives in Somalia capital The attack was claimed claimed by the extremist group al-Shabab., a group that tends to target their attacks on government buildings.        ...
21:28 2019-07-24

Steven is ready to retire in the first trailer for Steven Universe: The Movie The last time we saw Steven Universe, Connie, and the Crystal Gems, they were saddled with the breezy task of changing the hearts of the Homeworld Diamonds and, consequently, convincing them to reconsider their super inconvenient plans to destroy th...
01:00 2019-07-20

Mayor of Somali capital injured, several killed after suicide bomber detonates explosive inside office The mayor of the capital of Somalia was badly injured after a suicide bomber walked into his office during a security meeting Wednesday and detonated explosives strapped to his waist....
18:42 2019-07-24

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make pe...
16:14 2019-07-20

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
05:42 2019-06-07

Montgomery elected its first black mayor in 200 years. This is why it matters In the two centuries since its founding, Alabama's capital of Montgomery and the birthplace of the civil rights movement has never had a black mayor....
10:00 2019-10-10

Pete Buttigieg: police killing exposes mayor's troubled history with minorities Indiana city’s black residents says Buttigieg’s handling of a tragedy is part of a pattern that leaves people of color behindAt a South Bend council meeting last week, Tyree Bonds, the brother of Eric Logan, a black man shot and killed last week by a...
20:01 2019-06-27

Phoenix mayor apologizes for on-camera confrontation between cops and black family The mayor of Phoenix has issued an apology for the “terrifying” on-camera confrontation between police officers, a local black couple and their two young children — which went viral over the weekend and sparked cries of racism. R...
06:56 2019-06-17

A suicide patient, a deaf man, the mayor's brother: A history of New Jersey police using force on video Sunday's video of a man punched in the head while pinned by police has brought into focus other videos of New Jersey officers using force.        ...
17:14 2019-05-21

The Murder Capital for Black Folks? Hint: It’s Not Chicago It may come as a surprise to many that the most murderous place for black folks in the U.S. isn’t the big urban centers of New York, Los Angeles, or even oft-maligned Chicago....
07:14 2019-08-13

6 key moments in history that made Silicon Valley the tech capital of the world, according to a historian Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Silicon Valley has been a hub of technological innovation for the last century. The region's growth is closely tied to buildup during World War II and federal investment. Recent events like Mark Zuckerberg's congressiona...
16:42 2019-10-12

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
22:14 2019-07-03

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing i...
16:56 2019-07-24

BYU to start first black quarterback in school history When BYU takes the field Saturday afternoon, it will be making school history. For the first time since joining the college football ranks in 1922, the private Mormon university will field a black quarterback. Redshirt freshman Jaren Hall will get th...
05:14 2019-10-12

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musici...
15:42 2019-05-30

SNL Does Kamala, Mayor Pete Starts to Holla and Booker Says ‘Can I Hold a Dollar?’: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 12 This is by far one of the strangest weeks in the history of The Root Presidential Black Power Rankings. We had a mutiny within our committee, we had a special guest analyst who is just brilliant, and we had half a dozen major events occur this week t...
22:00 2019-10-04

Review: History’s Shadows Haunt ‘The Black Clown’ In this musical theater piece adapted from a Langston Hughes poem, the bass-baritone Davóne Tines embodies the evolving, divided soul of black America....
23:14 2019-07-31

Black Chapter In History Of Democracy, Says Mayawati On Karnataka BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday said the manner in which the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka has been pulled down will go down in the history of democracy as a "black chapter"....
23:56 2019-07-24

History of headbangers – Black Sabbath memorabilia on show A new exhibition about the band finally cements Birmingham’s reputation as the centre of a global musical phenomenon. ‘Home of Metal: Black Sabbath – 50 Years’ runs at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery from 26 June to 29 September Continue readin...
10:28 2019-06-23

‘It’s Time for Bold Action’: Cory Booker Joins Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Black Lives Matter for Gun Violence Roundtable Violence is as American as apple pie, and as we wake up every morning fearful to learn about another mass shooting, or the latest hashtagged black man gunned down by trigger-happy police, what’s become abundantly clear is that gun reform in America i...
04:14 2019-08-27

Knowing where you come from is so important. Leave us a message to help record black history USA TODAY's 1619 Voices Project is asking readers to share what they know about their family history by calling into a Google Voice number.        ...
07:28 2019-08-22

1619 celebrates Black music while unpacking its history of being appropriated The 1619 Project from The New York Times launched in August, a major initiative covering the legacy of slavery in the United States that includes a powerful series of essays, reported work, and poetry on race, slavery, and the ongoing ripple effects ...
20:42 2019-09-16

Pumpsie Green, first black player in Boston Red Sox history, dies at 85 Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, passed away Wednesday at the age of 85.       ...
03:28 2019-07-18

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways th...
20:28 2019-06-19

On every Harlem corner: big money and bulldozers threaten black history In a personal essay, a historian considers an existential threat to the New York neighborhood he calls homeIn New York in 1975, Jacqueline Kennedy was worried about a plan to destroy Grand Central Terminal. Related: Extra-mural studies: why students ...
19:00 2019-06-23

Activist Who Spotlighted Black History Found Dead In Trunk Of Car: Police Sadie Roberts-Joseph's sister remembers her as a woman who made things better - who led neighborhood trash cleanups and house repairs, who launched a local group to fight drugs and violence, who......
05:28 2019-07-15

Samuel Little Is the Most Prolific Serial Killer in U.S. History. Most of His Victims Were Black Women His name is not as well known as Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, or John Wayne Gacy, though the scale of his crimes far eclipses theirs: confessing to 93 murders over 35 years. On Sunday, the FBI reported on months of investigatory work, declaring 79-year...
19:14 2019-10-08

The Black Yeehaw: Fashion and History at the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo Every year, the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo travels the country, celebrating the legacy of the black cowboy. We brought some of the coolest Western-inspired fashion to the tour's Oakland stop and met the cowboys and cowgirls carrying on the tradi...
19:42 2019-07-31

Lizzo Makes Music History as the First Black Woman in 2019 to Score a No. One Hit Lizzo is 100% that bitch. The 31-year-old singer's banger "Truth Hurts" has reached number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. The catchy tune was sitting at number-three until......
05:56 2019-09-04

A treasure trove of black history will be sold Wednesday. The buyer may remain a mystery The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines will be sold at auction Wednesday, but experts fear the photos could be lost to the public forever.       ...
17:56 2019-07-17

A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans 100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to lightCharlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was related to one of the Elaine Twelve.It came out whe...
12:00 2019-08-18

Help record black history. Share your story with USA TODAY's 1619 Voices Project USA TODAY's 1619 Voices Project is asking readers to share what they know about their family history. Call us at (202) 524-0992 and tell us: What is an oral history that has been passed down in your family?        ...
07:28 2019-08-22

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
04:14 2019-08-17

Trump’s history of denigrating majority black countries hangs over his response to Bahamian refugees Just hours after the head of Customs and Border Protection said Bahamians fleeing for their lives would be allowed into the U.S., the president said the people seeking shelter included "some very bad people and some very bad gang members."...
01:14 2019-09-11

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19th, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after our emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major s...
21:56 2019-06-19

Love It or Hate It, Fenty Has Made History: The First Luxury Line by a Black Woman Is Officially Open for Business In the days since Rihanna teased us with first looks at Fenty Maison, her luxury fashion collaboration with LVMH, excitement has been high—but reviews on the looks remain somewhat mixed (as is true for most lines, so no biggie, there). Will Rih’s hig...
16:28 2019-05-29

School Says It Will Discipline Middle School Student Who Spat on Black Visitor at African American History Museum A Connecticut school district is urging parents to talk to their children about their conduct after one of its students spat on a black patron during a field trip to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture last Frida...
22:56 2019-10-14

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
09:14 2019-08-23

PG&E evaluating proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital, Abrams Capital Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it is evaluating a proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management to provide equity capital commitments supporting a plan to reorganize the company....
01:56 2019-08-10

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
17:00 2019-06-03

Guatemala Elects Alejandro Giammattei as President Alejandro Giammattei, a center-right businessman and former prisons director making his fourth bid for the presidency, was elected as Guatemala’s president in a runoff election where corruption and a migration crisis were the two top issues....
14:42 2019-08-12

Latvian parliament elects former judge Levits president Latvia's parliament elected former European Court of Justice judge Egils Levits as the Baltic country's next president on Wednesday, a largely ceremonial role that also brings with it limited political powers....
14:42 2019-05-29

Writers Guild Re-elects Leadership at Odds With Agencies It has been five months since thousands of movie and TV writers fired their agents and election results indicate the Hollywood standoff will continue....
04:28 2019-09-17

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev president; 500 protesters arrested Police arrested hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan as the country elected incumbent Kassym Jomart-Tokayev president with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to authorities....
15:42 2019-06-10

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
01:28 2019-05-28

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
09:14 2019-09-14

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
04:14 2019-07-11

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
14:28 2019-09-14

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a ...
18:14 2019-05-25

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as Nazarbayev successor as hundreds protest The designated successor of former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to win the presidency in a vote overshadowed by the arrests of more than 500 protesters. Nazarbayev stepped down in March after decades in power....
23:42 2019-06-09

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national...
17:56 2019-05-25

Guatemala elects new president to inherit Trump migration bind Guatemalans on Sunday elect a new president who will face a major challenge after the country agreed with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
08:42 2019-08-11

Guatemala elects right-wing president amid dismal turnout Alejandro Giammattei will inherit a nation plagued by political scandal. Guatemala is the leading country of origin of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended at the U.S. southern border....
06:42 2019-08-12

Caught in Trump migration bind, Guatemala elects new president Guatemalans on Sunday were voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country signed an unpopular deal with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
21:00 2019-08-11

Israel’s Labor Party elects Amir Peretz as new leader Israel’s Labor Party announces that former leader Amir Peretz has won the party primaries, fending off two young rivals seeking to lead the one-time ruling party into the upcoming parliamentary elections...
22:42 2019-07-02

Column: Reed wins big events and now just needs to win more Column: Patrick Reed brings a top 5 game to the biggest events and now needs to win more to get among top 5        ...
11:00 2019-08-12

Guatemala elects president who called Trump immigration deal 'bad news' Alejandro Giammattei has criticised US president’s accord, which would turn country into buffer zone to cut migration Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has swept aside his centre-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election and inherits an unpopul...
08:14 2019-08-12

House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman Change is coming to an influential group on Capitol Hill following a vote Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., was elected the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, and will succeed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
11:00 2019-09-11

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
18:56 2019-06-05

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are still pending approval....
15:42 2019-07-03

Guatemala elects hardline president who opposes Trump immigration deal Ex-prisons chief Alejandro Giammattei says he will seek to modify controversial pact with US A conservative law and order hardliner promising to reinstate the death penalty and deploy soldiers on to the streets has been elected the new president of G...
21:42 2019-08-12

Patrick Reed explains why his caddie always has his back Patrick Reed gives Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at his relationship with caddie Kessler Karain.        ...
20:14 2019-06-27

NY Rep. Tom Reed collapses on Capitol Hill before interview WASHINGTON — New York Rep. Tom Reed collapsed Thursday afternoon in the Cannon House Office Building rotunda minutes before he was to do a live TV appearance. Reed, 47, was slated to appear on Fox Business Network. Paramedics took Reed to Georg...
22:42 2019-09-19

White Sox claim 1B AJ Reed off waivers from Astros The Chicago White Sox have claimed first baseman A.J. Reed off waivers from the Houston Astros and have assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte       ...
22:56 2019-07-08

Swiss parliament re-elects attorney general Lauber amid FIFA scandal The Swiss parliament on Wednesday approved Attorney General Michael Lauber for a third term, opting for continuity despite disciplinary proceedings against him triggered by his handling of a soccer corruption probe....
11:56 2019-09-25

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
03:28 2019-07-11

Inner Circle: Patrick Reed explains why his caddie always has his back Patrick Reed gives Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at his relationship with caddie Kessler Karain.       ...
23:56 2019-06-18

Seattle Seahawks DL Jarran Reed suspended six games by NFL The NFL suspended Seattle Seahawks standout defensive lineman Jarran Reed for the first six games of this season for violating the league's personal conduct policy....
04:14 2019-07-23

Patrick Reed’s club doesn’t survive his meltdown at No. 18 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Patrick Reed had a minor meltdown on his final hole of Friday’s U.S. Open second round at Pebble Beach, snapping a wedge over his knee on the 18th hole. Reed was even-par for the tournament heading into the last hole and, after...
10:00 2019-06-15

Patrick Reed’s golf revival comes with massive benefits Aptly, it was Captain America who rose up in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty. It might have taken a while for Patrick Reed to get past his Masters hangover, but 16 months after he slipped on his green jacket for his lone major championship victor...
06:14 2019-08-12

Inner Circle: Patrick Reed relies on caddie to keep him grounded Patrick Reed admits he often gets emotional when competing and needs 'somebody who’s really level headed.' That person is his caddie Kessler Karain.        ...
14:00 2019-06-19

Redskins' Reed progressing in return from 5th NFL concussion Jordan Reed looks ready to make his season debut for the Washington Redskins after his fifth documented concussion in seven NFL seasons and seventh dating to his time at Florida       ...
01:28 2019-09-12

Reed tames Liberty National to win Northern Trust Patrick Reed secured his first victory since last year's Masters when he beat Mexican Abraham Ancer by one stroke at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Sunday....
03:00 2019-08-12

Pro Football Hall of Fame to welcome Gonzalez, Reed on Saturday Ed Reed was considered the premier safety in the NFL during his career. On Saturday, the former Baltimore Ravens ballhawk takes his place among the all-time greats at the Pro Football Hall of Fame....
01:14 2019-08-03

Rep. Reed calls for DOJ investigation into Cuomo over crumbling interstate ALBANY— Upstate GOP Congressman Tom Reed blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calling for the Democratic pol’s investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice for his failure to fix a crumbling section of the New York State Thruway. In a seething letter addres...
17:14 2019-08-28

‘Brady Renovation’ bittersweet without Florence Henderson, Robert Reed The stars of beloved family sitcom "The Brady Bunch" say they enjoyed reuniting for "A Very Brady Renovation," but dearly missed their late castmates Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis and Robert Reed....
11:14 2019-09-09

Patrick Reed is making things interesting for Tiger and the Presidents Cup Patrick Reed didn't just end a long drought by winning the Northern Trust. He put himself back in the conversation for the Presidents Cup and a U.S. team captained by Tiger Woods....
00:00 2019-08-13

Patrick Reed takes holiday -- and returns to winning ways He hadn't won a PGA Tour title for 16 months and with his usual fiery displays lacking gusto, Patrick Reed decided to put down his golf clubs for a bit....
17:00 2019-08-12

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not want to hand it over even if it has not exactly been a lucky charm."...
14:31 2019-05-21

German Stone Age sailor to cross seas in reed boat A German experimental archaeologist and his team plan to sail a boat made of reeds across three seas, just like ancient Egyptian merchants did thousands of years ago. Jodi Hilton reports from Beloslav, Bulgaria....
08:00 2019-08-04

Concussions put Redskins tight end Jordan Reed’s career in jeopardy Jordan Reed’s latest concussion might end his career. According to ESPN, the Washington Redskins tight end may not be able to return to the NFL after suffering a concussion during the team’s third preseason game on Aug. 22, with people wi...
19:56 2019-09-22

Klay Thompson exits Finals after Willis Reed-like moment If the Warriors didn’t already have enough adversity. The defending NBA champions, already playing without the injured Kevin Durant, saw Klay Thompson get fouled on a dunk attempt and go crashing to the floor – his left knee unnaturally twisting as h...
07:28 2019-06-14

Patrick Reed rallies for Northern Trust win to end title drought Patrick Reed picked a good time to end 16 months without a victory. Reed fell behind early, was still two shots behind on the back nine at Liberty National and then rolled in three straight putts — one for par, two for birdies — that allowed him to o...
06:14 2019-08-12

Patrick Reed snaps club over leg on 18th hole at U.S. Open Patrick Reed's frustrations on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach boiled over as he snapped a club by slamming it across his leg.        ...
07:42 2019-06-15

Redskins remain uncertain as to when Jordan Reed, still out with a concussion, will return Reed has not participated in a full practice or played in a game since sustaining the concussion a month ago, and will miss Monday night’s game against the Chicago Bears....
06:14 2019-09-23

Body of MMA referee Chris Reed recovered after boating accident Chris Reed, a former MMA fighter who worked two UFC events as a referee, was missing for 40 hours after being knocked overboard from his fishing boat.       ...
15:28 2019-06-11

Reed earns one-shot Northern Trust lead over Ancer Patrick Reed, without a win since his major breakthrough at last year's Masters, tamed demanding conditions to earn a one-shot lead over Abraham Ancer after the third round at the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Saturday....
02:14 2019-08-11

Authors of punk history mainstay Please Kill Me preparing an oral history of Charles Manson and his "girls" First published back in 1996, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Please Kill Me helped kick off a new trend in the world of music journalism, employing the oral history format to allow people—from all levels of fame and success—to tell their own storie...
02:14 2019-08-11

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
23:00 2019-06-06

Riding Peruvian Waves for 2000 Years on the Totora Reed Raft Traveling on the dry windswept northern coast of Peru, beside a spectacular landscape, one finds interesting ways whereby people make a living. That’s how we stumbled on a strange little raft made of reeds used by fishermen in Huanchaco. ...
14:28 2019-10-10

In photos: Patrick Reed wins the Northern Trust golf championship Top professional golfers from around the world compete in the Northern Trust golf championship Fed Ex Cup playoffs at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., from August 8 through August 11, 2019....
02:42 2019-08-13

Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Reed's career in question over concussions: report Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Reed’s career might be over because of the number of concussions he has suffered during six seasons with the Washington Redskins....
17:56 2019-09-23

New Media chair Michael Reed shrugs off company’s stock flop New Media Investment chair and CEO Michael Reed told The Post he’s not concerned the stock has fallen by almost 25 percent since signing a deal to buy USA Today-owner Gannett. “Stock price is not an issue,” he said, while walking out of a meeting at ...
12:42 2019-08-16

Patrick Reed in no mood for a ruck after US Open club-snapping tantrum At Pebble Beach’s 18th on Friday Patrick Reed snapped his lob wedge over his knee after a fluffed chip but is struggling to see what all the fuss is aboutAnybody seeking a heartfelt show of contrition from Patrick Reed after the US Open temper tantru...
01:42 2019-06-16

Seahawks defensive lineman Jarran Reed suspended first six games of 2019 season Seahawks DL Jarran Reed has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for a violation of the team's personal conduct policy.       ...
11:56 2019-07-23

British Open: Tiger Woods tees off with Patrick Reed and Matt Wallace Tiger Woods won the British Open in 2000, 2005 and 2006. It will be his first action since finishing in a tie for 21st at U.S. Open.       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting that Emmy-winning Handmaid’s Tale director Reed Morano has chosen not to film her upcoming Amazon show ...
09:14 2019-05-22

Patrick Reed finishes strong for victory at FedEx Cup playoff-opening Northern Trust Patrick Reed scored his first victory since winning the 2018 Masters with a one-shot victory in the FedEx Cup playoff-opening Northern Trust.       ...
07:56 2019-08-12

Patrick Reed capitalizes at Northern Trust as Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson falter Saturday at the Northern Trust was supposed to be about Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson. Instead, it ended up being about Patrick Reed.        ...
05:28 2019-08-11

The Real-Life Diet of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson’s Longtime Stunt Double, Tanoai Reed From 'The Scorpion King' to 'Hobbes & Shaw,' Reed has performed athletic feats as a proxy for his friend and collaborator, Dwayne Johnson. Here's how he keeps his body in tip-top, Rock-ish shape....
19:42 2019-07-31

Mets vs. Diamondbacks: Steven Matz will keep rolling The Mets have a lot of stud pitchers in Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler, but the one with the best ERA since the beginning of August is Steven Matz, and he takes the mound on Wednesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. In each of his ...
19:56 2019-09-11

Another WWII series is on the way from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks HBO Following the success of "Band of Brothers" and "The Pacific," Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks are working on another WWII series. "Masters of the Air" will follow American bomber pilots of the US Eighth Air Force who conducted dangerous daylight...
21:14 2019-10-14

Mets’ Steven Matz able to navigate through traffic The traffic kept mounting and Steven Matz kept swerving through it without so much as a scratch. The Mets lefty put 12 runners on base — 10 hits and two walks — in six innings Thursday and lived to tell about it. Nine Nationals reached scoring positi...
10:56 2019-05-24

Steven Matz has been very different pitcher since bullpen stint There is BP and AP — before the pen and after the pen. Steven Matz has been a different pitcher since his brief stint as a reliever before the All-Star break. In 16 starts, he had a 4.95 ERA and was 5-6 before his temporary stint in the bullpen. Afte...
09:28 2019-08-21

Tom Cotton hits Steven Mnuchin over Huawei Sen. Tom Cotton dinged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday, urging U.S. companies to disregard his advice and shun the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives.The Arkansas Republican launched his shot at Mnuchin in response to a report f...
17:28 2019-07-11

Steven Universe: The Movie's New Fusion Is Remixed Storytelling at Its Best When a charmingly to-the-point Steven Universe fan asked series creator Rebecca Sugar whether The Movie would introduce any new fusions—Gems whose arrivals have always been major events for the show—she smiled and insisted that everyone would just ha...
22:42 2019-09-06

When Mets are planning to return Steven Matz to rotation Steven Matz’s return to the Mets rotation could come as soon as the team’s first series following the All-Star break. Though the Mets have the option of going with a short rotation for the first week of the second half, manager Mickey Callaway indica...
12:00 2019-07-06

Mets’ Steven Matz is right at home at Citi Field Steven Matz at Citi Field has become a deadly combination. Given an early five-run lead, the left-hander from Long Island was yet again at his best at home. Matz delivered six shutout innings as the Mets routed the Diamondbacks, 9-0, Wednesday night ...
10:42 2019-09-12

90 Day Fiancé's Olga and Steven Are Married After Courthouse Ceremony 90 Day Fiancé stars Steven Frend and Olga Koshimbetova went the distance for their love, and it finally paid off! Olga took to Instagram on Friday to announce she and her beau of......
11:14 2019-08-31

Cokie and Steven Roberts: A Half-Century of Changing Together “Candor is overrated. I don’t mean deception or secrets. I mean real mutual respect, which leads to being gentle, loving, cautious and careful at times.”...
20:56 2019-09-17

Larry H. Miller Group names Steven Starks CEO Starks, 40, will leave his position as president of the NBA's Utah Jazz and LHM Sports & Entertainment. Dean Fitzpatrick, a 31-year veteran of the company, will continue as president of Larry H. Miller Dealerships....
00:00 2019-08-08

Steven Matz States His Case in Win for Mets Against Rockies Matz, hampered by injuries while Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler stood tall, struck out 10 and threw 120 pitches. Pete Alonso had his 21st home run....
09:14 2019-06-09

How Steven Matz has turned into Mets’ most consistent starter PHOENIX — Steven Matz might have opened the season as the biggest question mark among the Mets’ big four starting pitchers, but he’s gotten to June as the most consistent. “I am very proud of what he’s done and how far he’s come,” pitching coach Dave...
14:56 2019-06-02

You’ll only be able to watch Steven Spielberg’s new horror series after dark Steven Spielberg is in the process of writing a horror show for a new stream service called Quibi (Short for Quick Bites), reported Variety. The catch is you can only watch an episode once its dark. Speaking at the Banff World Media Festival in Canad...
13:56 2019-06-11

'Masters of the Air' from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks lands at Apple "Masters of the Air," the long-awaited next WWII television series from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman's Playtone, will be taking flight at Apple....
01:42 2019-10-12

Steven Matz stumbles in dud to end Mets’ nightmare trip PHOENIX — On a positive note, the bullpen didn’t blow the game for the Mets on Sunday. That’s how it goes when your starting pitcher sputters, in a rare lackluster performance, and the lineup behind Steven Matz departs for the airport around the four...
02:14 2019-06-03

Steven Mnuchin says economy is solid despite China trade war Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday offered a rosy view of the US economy, minimized the impact of President Trump’s trade war with China — and teased a “middle-class tax cut” as the 2020 election looms. “I think there’s no question the US ec...
07:14 2019-09-10

Black Genius, Recognized: Meet the 2019 Class of Black MacArthur Fellows Saidiyah Hartman was sitting in a bar in Durban, South Africa when she got the news: she had just been awarded a $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship. Accompanied by one of her best friends, Hartman—a literary scholar and cultural historian—was in town to h...
19:00 2019-09-25

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
22:14 2019-07-14

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
02:14 2019-08-20

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to...
22:42 2019-09-06

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously rem...
10:56 2019-09-09

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
19:14 2019-08-03

'Black Nonsense': Pennsylvania State Police Says Its Officers Did Not Racially Profile Black Driver Pennsylvania State Police, investigating one of their own for allegations of racial bias, have (surprise!) cleared themselves of any wrongdoing....
03:56 2019-09-24

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
17:56 2019-08-11

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
05:56 2019-08-11

Mets vs. Pirates: Steven Matz will make it 8 straight for Amazin’s They are not running but according to Odds Shark, Megan Rapinoe, Chelsea Clinton and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have better chances of winning the Democratic presidential nomination than Bill de Blasio. Surely the wipeout is coming. We have been ridin...
03:42 2019-08-03

Steven Johnson on the Secrets to Making Better Long-Term Decisions On a new episode of Airplane Mode, professional de-mystifier and super-author Steven Johnson discusses how you can get a little closer to sure and the secondary benefits of showers....
19:42 2019-06-11

NYPD brass remember Deputy Chief Steven Silks NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill on Thursday offered a touching tribute to Deputy Chief Steven Silks — who fatally shot himself just weeks before his scheduled mandatory retirement — as he urged cops not to shy away from seeking help when ...
22:28 2019-06-06

Steven Spielberg is writing a horror show you can only stream at night Mobile streaming service Quibi has locked down a number of intriguing projects ahead of its launch next year, including a revival of MTV's Punk'd and a semi-fictionalized account of the story behind Snap. Steven Spielberg is working on a Qu...
17:00 2019-06-11

HBO Max snaps up Steven Soderbergh's latest Meryl Streep movie HBO Max has acquired the rights to Steven Soderbergh's movie Let Them All Talk (working title) that features an all-star cast led by Meryl Streep, Gemma Chan and Diane Wiest, according to Deadline. The move is a coup of sorts for HBO as Soderber...
15:28 2019-08-20

Steven Matz delivers for Mets as big bats, bullpen do the rest Mickey Callaway knows if the Mets are going to get back in the NL East race, their starting pitching will have to get them there. The manager pointed before Saturday’s game to Jacob deGrom, Zack Wheeler and Noah Syndergaard as the keys to that scenar...
11:28 2019-06-09

Steven Universe: The Movie Is a Mindblowingly Heartfelt, Musical Masterpiece From the moment Steven Universe: The Movie’s sumptuously-produced opening credits begin rolling, you can see how Rebecca Sugar really, really wasn’t being subtle earlier this year. She explained how the Crewniverse had been secretly preparing for the...
18:28 2019-08-22

Update: The mobbing of Steven Crowder shows the perils of PC culture Today is a day that ends in y, so the outrage mob is in full-swing once again. The latest victim of cancel-culture is comedian Steven Crowder, a polemicist whose unfiltered style has made him the target of a deplatforming campaign....
22:42 2019-06-05

Memorial garden dedicated for NYPD hero Steven McDonald Hundreds gathered at Westwood Park in Malverne, LI Saturday morning for the dedication of the “Garden of Forgiveness,” which honors the life and legacy of hero NYPD cop Steven McDonald....
05:14 2019-09-22

Cal State Fullerton stabbing victim identified as Steven Chan The Cal State Fullerton staffer fatally stabbed during a targeted on-campus attack has been identified — as authorities revealed that a backpack holding an incendiary device was discovered under his car. Steven Shek Keung Chan, 57 — who s...
19:00 2019-08-20

Watch the new title sequence for the just-announced 6th season of Steven Universe After the last season of Steven Universe ended, it seemed like there wasn’t much more for the show to do—Steven saved the world, and was at peace with himself. But Steven Universe: The Movie, which picked up two years later, made it clear that the sh...
19:14 2019-10-04

Mets may turn to Steven Matz for Edwin Diaz relief Edwin Diaz isn’t losing his job just yet. Mets manager Mickey Callaway stood behind his struggling closer on Saturday following another blowup Friday night. Considering the lack of options — Jeurys Familia, who was supposed to be Diaz’s setup man, ha...
05:28 2019-07-07

JetBlue ‘wing-nut’ Steven Slater disappears in Mexico: cops The former JetBlue flight attendant who infamously quit his job with a profane rant and a dramatic exit down the plane’s escape slide has disappeared in Mexico, cops in California said Thursday. Steven Slater, who moved to Tijuana about a week ...
01:14 2019-08-09

Chance The Rapper is contributing new music to the Steven Universe movie Music has always been a central element of Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe—unsurprising, given that it’s the brainchild of beloved animation songwriter Rebecca Sugar. In the past, the show has treated fans to songs about personal strength, ice crea...
03:28 2019-06-14

sex, lies, and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies about two people in a room,” Steven Soderbergh told Filmmaker magazine last year, suggesting his cinema ...
18:14 2019-08-19

sex, lies and videotape at 30: how Steven Soderbergh changed independent cinema In 1989, the micro-budget drama took the industry by surprise and changed our concept of what an indie film could achieve“I’m still making movies about two people in a room,” Steven Soderbergh told Filmmaker magazine last year, suggesting his cinema ...
03:56 2019-08-21

Steven Spielberg is creating a horror show you can only watch at night Steven Spielberg reportedly writing a horror series for mobile-focused streaming service Quibi ("Quick Bites" for short), that viewers will only be able to watch when it's dark outside....
22:28 2019-06-10

Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade talks progress unlikely before G-20 summit U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday talks on trade war with China are unlikely to resolve anything before the G-20 summit later this month....
18:28 2019-06-08

Steven Jackson’s ceremonial contract triggers an NFL drug test Steven Jackson retired from the NFL in 2015, but he’s still getting drug tested. Jackson recently signed a one-day contract with the Rams, whom he played for from 2004-2012. The contract was ceremonial, allowing the three-time Pro Bowler to officiall...
18:28 2019-08-02

Steven Spielberg writing horror series you can only stream after midnight For someone who’s been criticizing streaming platforms, Steven Spielberg is surely adapting fast to the best entertainment format available right now. Not only is the Hollywood veteran working on a reboot of his Amazing Stories for Apple TV+, but he’...
21:28 2019-06-11

Joey King Cuddles Up to Boyfriend, The Act Exec Steven Piet New couple alert! Joey King was spotted getting cozy with producer Steven Piet over the weekend. On Saturday, the star of Hulu's The Act and her new beau attended Cinespia's......
05:56 2019-09-04

Steven Canals Was Told 'No' Over 100 Times, But One 'Yes' Led to 6 Pose Emmy Nominations I’ve been gay as hell for some time now. I didn’t always have the language to articulate this, but I’ve had this affinity for a month of Sundays. Growing up, representation was lacking, so black women were what I turned to....
01:56 2019-07-20

Steven Matz Throws His First Complete Game as Mets Cruise In his third start since a brief stint in the bullpen, Matz allowed five hits and one walk on only 99 pitches. “My sinker and slider were a pretty good combo,” he said....
21:56 2019-07-31

Steven Spielberg is writing a horror series you can only stream after midnight For someone who’s been criticizing streaming platforms, Steven Spielberg is surely adapting fast to the best entertainment format available right now. Not only is the Hollywood veteran working on a reboot of his Amazing Stories for Apple TV+, b...
23:42 2019-06-11

Steven Universe: The Movie is melodious proof of a series still willing to grow It would be easy to assume that Steven Universe—both the series and Earth’s young, bejeweled protector—has been everywhere and shown fans everything over the course of five seasons. After all, the events of the hour-long season 5 finale “Change Your ...
22:56 2019-09-02

How Steven Matz finally found his dominant Mets ways again SAN FRANCISCO — This was the Steven Matz who had helped carry the Mets rotation over the first two months of the season. That version of Matz had largely disappeared for six weeks — which included a stint pitching from the bullpen — but Sunday he re-...
10:28 2019-07-22

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
22:28 2019-07-11

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
08:42 2019-06-24

Mets leaving Steven Matz’s bullpen stint open-ended For now, it’s merely five days in the bullpen. In the long run, who knows? With two off days this week, the Mets are skipping Steven Matz’s spot in the rotation during their final five games before the All-Star break, and will use him in relief. Mana...
03:42 2019-07-03

Celtic’s Champions League exit a warning to Rangers, says Steven Gerrard • Celtic eliminated after 4-3 defeat to Cluj at Parkhead• Rangers face FC Midtjylland in Europa League on ThursdaySteven Gerrard has said that Celtic’s Champions League exit should be a warning to his Rangers squad. Related: Neil Lennon laments waste...
17:14 2019-08-14

Vuelta a España: Steven Kruijswijk abandons as Jakobsen seals stage four Dutchman forced to withdraw due to knee injuryNicolas Roche retains leader’s red jerseySteven Kruijswijk, who finished third at this year’s Tour de France, has been forced to abandon the Vuelta a España four days into the race with a knee injury as c...
19:00 2019-08-27

Steven Mnuchin, Robert Lighthizer to travel to Shanghai for trade negotiations Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will travel to China next week for negotiations to resolve the ongoing trade war between the two countries....
10:42 2019-07-25

Former Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler hospitalized with injuries Adler was part of the initial Guns N' Roses lineup that signed to Geffen Records in 1986 and would achieve worldwide fame in the late '80s.        ...
01:00 2019-06-29

Steven Spielberg is creating a horror series that you can only watch at night, like a monster Steven Spielberg’s next foray into the horror genre, Spielberg After Dark, is literally only fit for nightfall. Per The Hollywood Reporter, his next creepy project will be a series for Jeffrey Katzenberg’s forthcoming short-form video mobile service ...
00:00 2019-06-11

Seems Like the Harriet Tubman Bill Was Pretty Far Along Before Steven Mnuchin Pulled the Plug Last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress that the much-anticipated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman would be delayed by six years for technical reasons, and might not even feature the abolitionist whatsoever. However, a New Y...
20:28 2019-06-14

Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat Does More Than Explain the Panama Papers—It’s a Rallying Cry Against Greed The Laundromat, playing in competition at the Venice Film Festival and released by Netflix, begins as a seduction and ends as a manifesto. The switching of tracks shouldn’t work, and along the way the movie is sometimes a little too broad. But ...
05:42 2019-09-02

Apple Arcade’s library includes new Rayman, Pac-Man, and Steven Universe games After its big event today showing off new hardware and more details about the Apple Arcade, Apple has released a list of mobile games for the service.Read More...
01:14 2019-09-11

Steven Seagal film to tell story of Syrian toddler who drowned in Mediterranean Action star involved in Aylan Baby, about the three-year-old whose death widened awareness of the migrant crisisThe tragic death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old Syrian toddler who drowned off the Turkish coast in 2015, is to be made into a movie.Ay...
16:00 2019-06-28

Princeton professor Steven Gubser dies in rock-climbing accident A Princeton University professor tumbled to his death in a rock-climbing accident while vacationing in France, according to reports. Steven Gubser, who taught physics, died when his rope snapped on Aug. 3 as he attempted to scale a summit near Chamon...
18:56 2019-08-08

HBO Max picks up Steven Soderbergh's Let Them All Talk with Meryl Streep and Gemma Chan HBO Max, the WarnerMedia streaming service that is not strictly related to HBO itself beyond its branding power, just picked up its first original movie, and it sounds like a pretty solid purchase. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie is te...
22:42 2019-08-19

io9 Discusses the Musical Delights of Steven Universe: The Movie's Killer Soundtrack Steven Universe: The Movie does a lot to acknowledge the great strides the series has made since it began six years ago, but on top of that, it’s also a grand celebration of something the series has long been passionate about: musical theater. Not on...
05:14 2019-09-11

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to settle a kickback probe with the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)....
14:56 2019-06-06

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The decision comes after the company declined to pull a s...
23:56 2019-06-05

Mets vs. Marlins: Steven Matz’s Citi Field dominance will continue The Emmy Awards were handed out Sunday night. Two of my favorite shows, “Inside City Hall” (comedy) and “Bad Beats” (therapy) walked away empty handed. … You better sit down for this. Ready? The Padres fired Andy Green. So it’s simple. The Mets...
21:56 2019-09-23

Exclusive: Here's the release date and track list for the Steven Universe: The Movie soundtrack With the arrival of the highly anticipated Steven Universe: The Movie just around the corner, fans will soon have the answers to some of their burning questions—mainly, “Who is this new gem messing up Steven’s whole retirement plan?” The trailer does...
11:42 2019-08-22

To secure pro-worker legislation, hold politicians' feet to the fire | Steven Greenhouse Unions should draw up a Contract for the American Worker and make it clear they will only support candidates who endorse itDonald Trump will no doubt tell the world he deserves to be re-elected because the economy is “the best ever”. Never mind that ...
14:28 2019-06-10

Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo reveals Steven Gerrard was key to Rangers loan decision Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo has insisted Steven Gerrard was the key reason he moved to Rangers on loan as Ibrox chiefs rejected reports their manager had held talks with Derby....
20:42 2019-06-18

Mets’ Steven Matz finds right pitch pace in bounce-back effort Pitching close to home is nothing new for Steven Matz. As the left-hander said after the Mets’ 7-2 win Wednesday over the Marlins at Citi Field, “I don’t know anything else at this point.’’ That won’t be the case for Marcus Stroman, who will make his...
08:28 2019-08-08

Making a Murderer: new confession puts Steven Avery case back in spotlight Lawyer for man at center of Netflix documentary calls another prisoner’s claim he killed Teresa Halbach ‘ridiculous’A new confession in the Steven Avery case has built buzz and despite questions about its credibility, the interest is a testament to t...
13:14 2019-09-28

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks bringing Band Of Brothers follow-up Masters Of The Air to Apple TV+ Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks are this generation’s most tenacious onscreen chroniclers of World War II, having previously explored the Normandy landings in Saving Private Ryan, Easy Company paratroopers in Band Of Brothers, and the Marine Corps in ...
20:56 2019-10-11

Michael Douglas says Steven "I hate TV movies" Spielberg killed his best shot to win at Cannes There are few people in Hollywood more obviously powerful than Steven Spielberg—certified hitmaker, multiple Oscar winner (and governor’s board member), and possibly the most famous filmmaker on the planet. Which is why it’s such a big deal when Spie...
06:14 2019-06-08

Steven Mnuchin: Donald Trump gave OK to sanction Turkey for Syria incursion President Donald Trump is giving his administration the authority to implement sanctions on Turkey after its military action against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday....
19:42 2019-10-12

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to address a key concern for LGBTQ users in its community. At the end of May, Vox host Carlos Maza tweeted a t...
20:42 2019-06-05

Mets flip Steven Matz and Marcus Storman in key wild-card move CINCINNATI — With just over a week remaining and the Mets still mathematically alive in the NL wild-card race, manager Mickey Callaway is considering every pitching scenario. And Friday he decided that flipping Steven Matz and Marcus Stroman in the r...
10:14 2019-09-21

'Captain America' Patrick Reed returns to Minnesota for first time since Ryder Cup heroics Patrick Reed, hero of the 2016 Ryder Cup at nearby Hazeltine National Golf Club, headlines a field that includes Brooks Koepka and Phil Mickelson.       ...
07:14 2019-07-04

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wishes this Amazon show was on Netflix You don’t often hear Netflix executives, and certainly not the streamer’s highly competitive CEO Reed Hastings, talk too much about “the one that got away” and about losing out to rivals who outbid them for the next hot show t...
03:14 2019-09-22

Watch a trailer for Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers movie, which is "based on some real shit" With 2009's The Informant!, director Steven Soderbergh and writer Scott Z. Burns turned a depressing story of corporate malfeasance into an exercise in comedic frustration. That looks to be the case, too, with their latest collaboration, The Laun...
22:42 2019-08-28

Photog sues Steven Spielberg for blocking his view of ‘West Side Story’ film set It ain’t just the Sharks and Jets rumbling over New York City streets. A Big Apple photographer has sued Steven Spielberg because the director wouldn’t let him snap photos of the “West Side Story” adaptation he’s filming around the ...
01:42 2019-08-22

Once a Lonely Bond Bull, HSBC's Steven Major Takes Stock of This Year's Rally Steven Major’s contention that longer-term structural issues would suppress yields has made him one of the most-bullish analysts in the U.S. Treasury market....
19:00 2019-06-28

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were victimized over a seven-year period....
00:14 2019-05-24

Hedge fund Elliott hires Goldman Sachs partner Steven Barg -sources Hedge fund Elliott Management has hired Goldman Sachs partner Steven Barg who headed the investment bank's shareholder defense practice, two sources familiar with the move said on Friday....
03:56 2019-08-10

YouTube ends monetization of conservative commentator Steven Crowder's channel after left-wing outrage In an abrupt reversal amid an ongoing online firestorm, YouTube announced Wednesday that it would block conservative commentator Steven Crowder from making any money on videos he uploaded to the site....
03:01 2019-06-06

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
23:14 2019-06-09

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
22:14 2019-05-25

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
18:56 2019-05-25

Reed King's weird, problematic 'FKA USA' imagines a dystopian U.S. ruled by corporations Reed King's weird and problematic "FKA USA" imagines a futuristic U.S. that has splintered into territories ruled by corporations and bandits.        ...
22:00 2019-06-18

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
17:14 2019-08-13

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Ro...
16:14 2019-09-07

Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone builds on the popular Black Shark 2 smartphone When the Black Shark 2 came out we found it a pretty decent gaming smartphone, albeit with some small flaws here and there; now three months later Black Shark has unveiled a newer version of the device, called the Black Shark 2 Pro.The Black Shark 2 ...
17:56 2019-07-31

Black Man With (Possible? Probable?) Hair Plugs Complains That Black People Care Too Much About Our Hair Perhaps the most telling aspect of thrift shop fedora repurposed as a strip club daytime shift buffet tray with sentience Jason Whitlock’s continued descent into Take Perdition is that there’s no variance with him. For someone who frequently decries ...
21:28 2019-10-11

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions...
19:42 2019-05-22

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features pan...
17:14 2019-08-28

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
22:42 2019-08-19

Ed Reed's Pro Football Hall Of Fame Bust Deserves Its Own Hall Of Fame The tears were already rolling down Ed Reed’s face on Saturday as he prepared to unveil his bust that would physically symbolize his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But once the cover of the bronze sculpture was removed, the emotions...
18:56 2019-08-04

Steven Soderbergh’s The Laundromat is a Big Short that comes up short Heist comedies of honor among thieves, psych-ward thrillers that double as indictments of the medical industry, sex-worker dramas about the commodification of bodies and souls: To watch a Steven Soderbergh movie of any genre is to be reminded that if...
03:14 2019-09-26

CBOE ELECTS EIGHT INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors Duane Kullberg, Susan Phillips, Samuel Skinner and Howard Stone Re-Elected, Industry Directors Mark Duffy, David Fisher, Stuart Kipnes and Jonathan Werts Re-Elected Chicago, November 19, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 19, the membership elected eight individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired positions.The new ...
19:42 2019-05-22

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of cha...
17:56 2019-06-20

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (...
13:42 2019-06-11

New Hampshire man named ‘Nobody’ is running for mayor This city could soon have a real Nobody as mayor. A former inmate who legally changed his name to “Nobody” is running for mayor of the town of Keene. Nobody — formally Richard Goyan Paul — is competing with two city councilors in a non-pa...
22:00 2019-10-08

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
05:14 2019-06-11

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
20:56 2019-07-04

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
00:42 2019-06-17

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making an...
21:42 2019-06-02

What you need to know about the runoff election for Montgomery mayor Montgomery, Alabama will elect a new mayor and four new City Council members Tuesday. Here's what you need to know before you cast your vote.        ...
17:14 2019-10-08

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
05:00 2019-06-15

Mogadishu mayor dies after al-Shabab attack Mogadishu mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman has died in a Qatari clinic, a week after al-Shahab extremists targeted his office. The former London councilor becomes the seventh victim of the bombing in the Somali capital....
04:14 2019-08-02

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
03:28 2019-07-02

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
22:00 2019-06-03

Can Chicago's new mayor stop the bloodshed from gun violence? Some are hopeful that Lori Lightfoot can succeed where her immediate predecessors did not – but others are concerned she has reverted to failed ‘get tough’ policiesHeading into a long Fourth of July weekend last month, Lori Lightfoot, the new Chicago...
09:56 2019-08-01

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campaign should spur Congress to begin impeachment hear...
16:14 2019-06-14

Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday th...
12:00 2019-07-14

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
13:42 2019-07-05

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
14:31 2019-05-21

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
14:56 2019-06-17

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an earl...
21:14 2019-07-03

Istanbul mayor's race: Taking on the establishment Ekrem Imamoglu rocked Turkish politics with his shock mayoral victory in Istanbul in March. But after the first vote was annulled over apparent irregularities, he's running again. Opinion polls show that he's ahead....
17:42 2019-06-22

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is ech...
17:14 2019-07-08

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
17:28 2019-07-15

Mogadishu mayor dies after suicide bombing Abdirahman Omar Osman, the mayor of Somalia's capital Mogadishu, succumbed to wounds sustained in a suicide bombing in the city, the government said on Thursday....
02:42 2019-08-06

Don Fraser, ex-congressman and Minneapolis mayor, dies at 95 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Don Fraser, a former congressman from Minnesota and Minneapolis’ longest-serving mayor, has died. He was 95. Son Tom Fraser says his dad died Sunday at his Minneapolis home. Don Fraser featured in Minnesota politics for four ...
18:00 2019-06-03

Rory Stewart, U.K. Politician, Will Run for Mayor of London Mr. Stewart, one of 21 insurgent lawmakers cut loose by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said he was quitting the Conservative Party to campaign as an independent....
18:00 2019-10-04

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
23:28 2019-06-01

Los Angeles Mayor: Fire conditions still dangerous Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says that while some residents are able to return to their homes, a wildfire that has forced thousands of people to evacuate will remain dangerous with strong winds continuing on Saturday. (Oct. 11)    &...
05:42 2019-10-12

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
09:14 2019-06-05

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run ISTANBUL (AP) — The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey’s electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid. Ekrem Imamoglu from the secula...
15:28 2019-05-22

NJ mayor says he was asked whether he met with terrorists upon return from Turkey Mohamed Khairullah, the longtime mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was questioned at JFK Airport, and his phone was seized and held for 12 days.        ...
04:28 2019-09-14

Why mayor blocked plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor Sadiq Khan has blocked plans for a controversial tower known as the Tulip, saying the structure would be of "limited" public benefit and "detrimental" to the capital's skyline....
18:28 2019-07-20

Rory Stewart, U.K. Politician, to Run for Mayor of London Mr. Stewart, one of 21 insurgent lawmakers cut loose by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said he was quitting the Conservative Party to run as an independent....
14:14 2019-10-04

Neo-Nazi Appointed District Mayor in Germany Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board....
00:28 2019-09-10

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah, a Muslim and the longtime mayor of Prospect Park,...
06:00 2019-09-14

Mayor Gives Out Viagra to Citizens: Start Having Sex or The School Gets It A small village in France, about 50 miles southeast of Paris is facing a population decline that has put the future of the town’s schoolhouse at risk. And the mayor has proposed a simple solution—everyone should just have more sex. Read more......
01:42 2019-05-25

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
14:38 2019-05-21

Barcelona's acting mayor set to win re-election, keep out separatists Barcelona's acting far-leftist mayor Ada Colau may win a second term in office on Saturday with the support of the Socialists and representatives backed by former French premier Manuel Valls - in a deal aimed at preventing a Catalan pro-independence ...
01:28 2019-06-15

Barcelona mayor promises crackdown on cruise ships Ada Colau will also oppose airport expansion to curb tourism and pollutionBarcelona’s mayor, Ada Colau, has pledged to restrict the number of cruise ships allowed to dock in the city and to oppose the expansion of the city’s airport, saying: “We don’...
20:56 2019-07-05

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political fu...
18:42 2019-06-27

| Supporters cheer Dakar ex-mayor on his release from jail The former mayor of Dakar, Khalifa Sall, has been hailed by jubilant supporters as he crossed the Senegalese capital in a convoy during the night, following his release from prison....
16:00 2019-10-01

Zdeněk Hřib: the Czech mayor who defied China By refusing to expel a Taiwanese diplomat, the Prague mayor has joined the ranks of local politicians confronting contentious national policiesZdeněk Hřib had been Prague’s mayor for little more than a month when he came face-to-face with the Czech c...
09:56 2019-07-03

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
18:56 2019-06-02

Mayor with prosthetic leg mocked online over flat shoes A UK town mayor who has a prosthetic leg says she was viciously mocked online — all because she wore flat shoes to an event. Stockport mayor Laura Booth, who lost part of her left leg in a car crash, said she was “sad to have received abu...
20:42 2019-06-06

Amazon wasn't scared off by AOC, says New York City mayor Amazon was not scared off by New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in its quest to open a second headquarters in the Big Apple, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
17:14 2019-07-24

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014....
04:56 2019-07-18

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
08:42 2019-07-17

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican preside...
23:56 2019-07-02

Tucson mayor caught cursing at council meeting again TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild used profanities near his open microphone at Wednesday’s city council meeting. The council was discussing zoning and annexation plans that may have allowed a large development near River Road and Campbel...
03:00 2019-09-06

"As A Mother Myself...": US Mayor Apologises Over Violent Arrest Video The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
08:28 2019-06-17

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of presidential race New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday he is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary, ending his campaign after struggling to gain traction in the race....
14:56 2019-09-20

New Istanbul mayor a catalyst for change in old Erdogan stronghold Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul's Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremonial sword after ascending to the throne....
21:00 2019-06-27

| Six dead and Mogadishu mayor wounded in blast at his office Six people have been killed and the mayor of Mogadishu wounded in a bombing at the mayoral offices in the Somali capital, the government says, in an attack claimed by Al-Shabaab jihadists....
08:28 2019-07-25

Tina Fey Returns to NBC With A Show About Ted Danson as Mayor of Los Angeles The Good Place may be ending, but NBC is doing its best to make up for it. The network just gave a series order to a currently untitled series created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock,......
04:42 2019-07-19

US Mayor Apologizes After Violent Arrest Videos Emerge The mayor of Phoenix apologized on Sunday after videos emerged showing police in the southwestern US city violently arresting a family with young children....
08:28 2019-06-17

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
22:14 2019-05-21

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and insisted that rank-and-file cops won’t revolt over his ouster. “There was a fair and impar...
11:28 2019-08-20

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
22:42 2019-05-30

Rory Stewart: I quit as an MP to run for Mayor so I can make a difference Former Tory minister and leadership candidate Rory Stewart said he is quitting Parliament and standing to be Mayor of London because he wants to make a difference....
02:14 2019-10-13

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional Victoria's mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future, while protecting jobs. Lisa Helps says her city has a plan to get off fossil fuels by 2050, and be carbon-neutral by 2030....
22:00 2019-06-19

Minnesota mayor responds to video of teen's arrest The mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, has called video of the arrest of a 13-year-old girl 'disheartening to watch' and wants a thorough investigation into the matter. (October 3)        ...
09:00 2019-10-04

Chicago mayor says police won’t assist ICE in migrant sweep CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city’s police department will not participate in an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country. ICE agents have been directed b...
04:28 2019-06-22

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by authorities as a hate crime left 22 people dead, Mayor Dee Margo said on Monday....
05:42 2019-08-06

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week after the Walmart shooting. The condemnation alle...
15:28 2019-08-16

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday....
21:56 2019-06-18

Missouri's gun law should allow cities to require permits, St. Louis mayor says The mayor of St. Louis said Wednesday she’s asking Missouri lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor to reverse a 2017 law that makes it legal for gun owners without a felony record to carry guns without a permit in the state, according to a rep...
12:42 2019-08-29

Mayor: Rob Manfred warned city of A’s-to-Vegas move Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland, Calif., officials the Athletics could move to Las Vegas if the city doesn’t drop a current lawsuit, mayor Libby Schaaf confirmed Tuesday in a television interview. The city of Oakland is trying to stop ...
11:42 2019-10-09

SBA warns of bad ole days of NYC crime, slamming mayor, commish The head of the city’s sergeants union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill for playing politics with policing, warning that crime will return to the bad old days. “We continue to do the wrong thing because o...
22:00 2019-10-13

California mayor wants to require gun owners to have liability insurance In the wake of mass shootings around the country, the mayor of one California city wants to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons -- or pay a fee to help shoulder the public costs of gun violence....
18:56 2019-08-13

Mayor: Manfred warned city of A's to Vegas move MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland officials that Las Vegas could be a possible relocation site for the A's if the city didn't drop its lawsuit blocking the sale of the Coliseum to the team....
05:14 2019-10-09

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a nat...
10:28 2019-06-19

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also prin...
03:42 2019-06-21

Hizzoner! Jets rookie Sanders was mayor of hometown for day Hizzoner! New York Jets rookie defensive lineman Trevon Sanders served as the honorary mayor of his hometown of North Charleston, South Carolina, for one day in February       ...
23:00 2019-08-04

Mayor Pete has New York moment before Queens event A 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful and mayor was more than an hour late for a campaign appearance in Queens on Wednesday — Mayor Pete Buttigieg was stuck in traffic. As Rep. Gregory Meeks updated the crowd at LaGuardia Community College abo...
02:28 2019-05-23

Regina Romero projected to win Democratic bid for Tucson mayor TUCSON – With the polls officially closed, the decision for who Tucson chose to face Independent Mayoral candidate Ed Ackerly come November will soon be determined. On Tuesday, Tucson voters headed to the polls to cast their vote for the city&#...
08:56 2019-08-28

Mayor of Mogadishu dies as result of al-Shabaab attack Abdirahman Omar Osman was naturalised Briton who had been London Labour councillorThe mayor of Mogadishu has died after being badly wounded in an al-Shabaab extremist attack in his office last week, the government of Somalia announced.Abdirahman Omar...
19:00 2019-08-01

Chicago mayor clashes with Cruz over gun violence: ‘Keep our name out of your mouth’ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago’s decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don’t have...
20:56 2019-09-03

Brazil court overrules Rio mayor on gay kiss book ban A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has blocked efforts by Rio de Janeiro’s conservative mayor to have a book fair remove a comic book showing two men kissing...
03:14 2019-09-09

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
20:14 2019-06-07

Rahm Emanuel, Ex-Chicago Mayor, Is Going to Wall Street Former Chicago mayor and longtime Democratic operative Rahm Emanuel is joining Centerview, a boutique investment bank, as a counselor to large firms....
23:56 2019-06-05

Mayor of London announces plan for more EV charging points News 17 Jun, 2019 London will have between 2,300 and 4,100 EV rapid charging points and 33,700 to 47,500 normal charging points by 2025...
19:00 2019-06-17

London mayor blocks plans for 'Tulip' skyscraper London's mayor has blocked plans to build a glass viewing platform 1,000 feet (300 m) above Britain's capital on a slender tower shaped like a tulip, saying it would be of limited public benefit and damage the skyline....
14:56 2019-07-16

Detroit mayor wants to wipe out residential blight with bonds Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan unveiled a plan on Monday to sell up to $250 million of bonds to tackle the city's remaining blighted and abandoned houses over the next five years....
10:28 2019-09-17

Two Men Kiss in a Comic Book, and a Mayor Orders a Raid The raid drew a backlash from festival organizers, publishing houses, comedians and, finally, a Brazilian court, which barred the mayor from further seizure efforts....
21:28 2019-09-07

Jimmy Kimmel says he’s running for mayor of Dildo, Newfoundland After making the existence of the small Canadian fishing village, Dildo, N.L. a viral trend last week, Jimmy Kimmel conducted an interview with some of its townspeople....
04:42 2019-08-09

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
15:14 2019-06-07

In Siberia, a First Female Mayor Builds a National Profile Women are a rarity in Russian politics, as was the free election that brought Sardana Avksentieva to power. But what really sets her apart is her thriftiness....
18:42 2019-08-30

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gia...
08:14 2019-06-03

Chicago mayor demands resignation of indicted alderman CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is calling on a longtime Chicago alderman to resign after a federal indictment accused him of racketeering, bribery and attempted extortion. Edward M. Burke is a 50-year veteran of the City Council, making ...
04:14 2019-05-31

Istanbul votes for mayor again in test for Turkey, leader Vote-counting has started in Istanbul’s repeated mayoral election, which was held after the ruling party challenged the first election narrowly won by an opposition candidate...
17:28 2019-06-23

The Latest: Denver polls close in mayor’s race DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Denver’s runoff mayoral election (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Polls have closed in a Denver mayoral runoff election that’s featured feisty debate over the city’s rapid development. Mayor Michael Hancock i...
04:28 2019-06-05

The E.U. Is Unraveling. The Capital Gets That Better Than Most Europe is in a precarious state at the moment: Britain is fumbling toward Brexit, terrorist attacks have wreaked havoc on several cities, another economic slowdown looms. In order to combat these challenges, the European Union has been working dilige...
17:01 2019-06-13

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a r...
15:56 2019-06-04

Athens’ youngest mayor: I’m interested in real life, not utopias Centrist Kostas Bakoyannis says his approach transcends divisions that have long defined GreeceThe mayor-elect of Athens says he doesn’t believe in grand projects, nor does he “do utopias”. What he prefers to focus on is “real life” – and seeing it b...
18:42 2019-06-04

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
14:28 2019-06-04

East Germany's Görlitz holds AfD-CDU runoff vote for mayor The far-right AfD hoped to win its first mayoral election in a runoff vote with the CDU. But according to media reports, the populist party has been outpaced by the CDU....
20:56 2019-06-16

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a welcome ceremony with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in the garden of Buckingham Palace, in London, for Monday June 3, 2019, on the first day of a three day state visit to Britain. (...
23:42 2019-06-03

Wyoming's Governor Allegedly Cussed Out a Female Mayor in a Meeting Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon allegedly swore and physically intimidated Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr with what she called “profane and misogynistic” behavior in a meeting today, according to Reuters. Both Gordon and Orr are Republicans....
05:00 2019-06-04

Vancouver mayor suggests Bitcoin ATM ban to stop money laundering Vancouver has cryptocurrency growing pains. The city’s police labeled Bitcoin ATMs an “ideal money laundering vehicle,” and its mayor has even suggested a complete ban. Experts and local businesses have instead called for federal money services regul...
11:56 2019-06-05

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
23:42 2019-06-15

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids ar...
02:28 2019-06-03

German town backs Merkel's CDU, rejects AfD in vote for mayor Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on Sunday won a run-off vote for mayor in a small town in the east of the country, beating the far-right Alternative for Germany party....
21:42 2019-06-16

Trump fires back at London mayor over golf crack President Trump ramped up his trans-Atlantic feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday, firing back after Khan mocked the commander in chief over the weekend, saying he was “dealing with a hurricane out on the golf course.” “The incompetent Mayor ...
20:00 2019-09-03

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
03:42 2019-06-02

Trump calls Giuliani a ‘great guy’ as feds investigate former mayor “He may seem a little rough around the edges sometimes, but he is also a great guy and wonderful lawyer,” Trump tweeted Saturday, blaming the “Deep State” for his personal lawyer’s legal woes....
00:42 2019-10-13

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV The head-to-head, the first such event in Turkey in 17 years, pitted Ekrem Imamoglu of the opposition against Binali Yildirim, a government-backed former prime minister....
21:42 2019-06-16

Denver mayor runoff centers on fast growth, gentrification DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock was locked in a feisty battle for a third term Tuesday in a runoff election against Jamie Giellis, a first-time candidate and urban development consultant. The election focused on Denver’s decade-old d...
04:28 2019-06-05

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio leaves presidential race The mayor of the country’s largest city didn’t catch on with voters nationwide and failed to qualify for the third Democratic debate last week in Houston....
02:42 2019-09-21

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
11:00 2019-06-16

Srinagar Mayor Back Under House Arrest Upon Return From Delhi Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu was today put back under house arrest upon his return from New Delhi, where he had gone for medical treatment, reports said. The centre had restricted his movements in......
18:28 2019-09-03

French mayor trying to start baby boom by giving out Viagra A French mayor is trying to get a rise out of young couples and get them to move to his small village and start families — offering them free Viagra if they do, according to local reports. Jean Debouzy, mayor of Montereau, a village of just 650...
16:00 2019-05-21

St. Louis mayor announces $100,000 in rewards for arrests in 4 child killings St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson has announced $25,000 rewards for information leading to arrests of the people who killed four children in a rash of shootings this summer....
01:28 2019-08-26

Activist, Georgia mayor clash over renaming street for Obama VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A civil rights activist is clashing with a Georgia mayor over a proposal to rename a street for former President Barack Obama. The Valdosta Daily Times reports police escorted 80-year-old Rev. Floyd Rose from a Valdosta city coun...
18:28 2019-05-24

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops all 2020 Dems in NY fundraising Pete Buttigieg has tapped into the New York fundraising scene better than any other 2020 Democratic candidate — and he’ll be back this Labor Day weekend to rake in more big bucks. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor already brought in $3.7 million f...
04:28 2019-08-30

French mayor dies after trying to stop illegal dumping: report The mayor of a southeastern French village was run over and killed Monday shortly after he caught construction workers illegally dumping rubble onto a road, according to reports. ...
00:28 2019-08-08

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democratic presidential candidate delivered one of the firs...
01:56 2019-06-13

In Crucial Test for Erdogan, Istanbul Voters Choose Mayor Turkish voters return to the polls in Istanbul for a rerun of the mayoral vote that could present the latest challenge to President Erdogan, nearly three months after his movement suffered a major election defeat....
13:42 2019-06-23

Angry Farmers Tie Mexico Mayor To Truck, Drag Him Through Town Angry farmers stormed a city hall in southern Mexico, seized the mayor and dragged him through town from the back of a pickup truck in protest, officials said Wednesday....
06:00 2019-10-10

Erdogan attacks Istanbul's ousted mayor days before poll re-run Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attacked Istanbul's ousted mayor on Tuesday, days before a crucial re-run of the municipal vote, accusing him of being aligned with a U.S.-based cleric blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a 2016 failed coup....
17:56 2019-06-18

Rio's mayor tried to ban book featuring kiss between two male superheroes. Now it's sold out An Avengers comic book featuring a kiss between two male superheroes has sold out at a Rio de Janeiro book fair after the city's conservative mayor attempted to block it from sale, according to Agence France-Presse....
21:56 2019-09-07

Philadelphia mayor seeks 2nd term, touting soda tax benefits PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrat Jim Kenney is running for re-election as mayor of the nation’s sixth largest city, facing two challengers critical of his handling of the rising homicide rate, ongoing opioid epidemic and his signature achievement, ...
00:00 2019-05-22

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight against hate speech that threatens both public discourse and lives....
17:00 2019-07-15

Son of Albany mayor robbed and beaten while delivering pizzas: report The son of Albany mayor Kathy Sheehan was beaten and robbed while delivering pizzas late Wednesday evening, the Times Union reported. “Two black males in their 20s, both wearing dark-colored clothing, jumped out of bushes and began to punch and...
17:42 2019-08-03

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the ...
14:56 2019-05-27

Mayor Pete Buttigieg accuses NRA of creating ‘false God’ out of guns Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Sunday compared guns to a “false God” as he called out the gun lobby in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
21:56 2019-08-04

Former Tory MP Rory Stewart running for Mayor of London as independent Rory Stewart has said he hopes to be a moderate voice as "extremism is taking over our country." He has stepped down from the Conservative Party to run as an independent candidate....
14:00 2019-10-05

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in...
04:28 2019-08-02

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
06:14 2019-07-11

Mayor Hopes To Jump-Start City’s Recycling Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Mayor Linda Gorton tells the media that she is taking steps to jump-start the city’s recycling program. “I want to make the changes we need to make and get our recycling program back on track,” Gorton said. “I’m ...
16:42 2019-06-21

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more on Saturday morning and told Fox News he is focused on "making sure that we can bring our city toget...
04:42 2019-08-04

Somali president replaces security chiefs and Mogadishu mayor Somalia's president announced on Thursday a major shake-up of the country's security chiefs as well as a replacement for the mayor of Mogadishu after Abdirahman Omar Osman died of his wounds following a suicide bomb attack last month....
19:42 2019-08-22

Angry mob ties mayor to back of truck, drags him through town The incident occurred in Las Margaritas in Chiapas early Tuesday when demonstrators arrived at a government building.        ...
20:00 2019-10-09

Horrific moment mayor is tied to truck and dragged through streets The mayor of a Mexican village is pressing attempted murder charges against locals who tied him to the back of a truck and dragged him through the streets for failing to deliver on an election pledge....
21:14 2019-10-09

The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousands Tens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey’s largest city...
06:42 2019-06-24

Mayor Pete Buttigieg: ‘Systemic racism is a white problem’ “Systemic racism” in the United States “is a white problem,” according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg — who propped up the El Paso shooting as proof while speaking at an event on Thursday night. “We are by no means even h...
08:42 2019-08-09

Khan's just here for the photocall: Ex-Met man attacks Mayor on knife crime Former senior Scotland Yard police officer who helped Sadiq Khan write the policing section of his manifesto has hit out at the Mayor, saying: "He's just here for the photocall."...
18:00 2019-07-31

Mayor Apologises After Police Officer Pulls Gun On Parents Of 4-Year-Old The mayor of Phoenix apologized and called a community meeting for this week amid public anger over a viral video showing police pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old child over allegations......
08:28 2019-06-17

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
18:56 2019-05-21

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio ends his campaign for president "I feel like I've contributed all I can to this primary election," he told MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "And it's clearly not my time. So I'm going to end my presidential campaign."...
14:28 2019-09-20

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
19:42 2019-07-03

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans red light district overhaul Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawping tourists....
13:42 2019-07-03

Mayor calls out worker accused of spitting on Eric Trump CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has condemned a cocktail lounge employee who Eric Trump says spit on him. Lightfoot said Thursday she had spoken to Trump, the son of Republican President Donald Trump, and that it was “ver...
04:14 2019-06-28

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
13:42 2019-07-18

Sorry to This Man: Alleged NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Bows Out of Presidential Race New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially ended his presidential campaign today, writing in an NBC News op-ed, “I have contributed all I can to this Democratic primary.”...
19:14 2019-09-20

Ex-New York Times columnist throws hat in the ring for Bellport mayor A summer mayoral race is heating up in Bellport. Former New York Times Sunday Styles columnist Bob Morris has thrown his hat into the ring to run for mayor of the Long Island burg that has habitués, including Isabella Rossellini, Charlie Rose and for...
06:42 2019-05-30

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the next day while the team was celebrating its World Cup title....
19:56 2019-07-12

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of two wives, Mitra Najafi....
20:14 2019-05-29

Rise of populists in Europe resembles eve of WW2, warns London mayor Europe is starting to resemble the situation on the eve of World War Two, with leaders using divisive language to win popularity and spreading hatred against minorities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned on Sunday....
19:14 2019-09-01

Japan: Nagasaki mayor tells PM Abe to adopt nuke-ban treaty Nagasaki's mayor has urged Japan's government to adopt the UN’s 2017 nuclear arms prohibition treaty. Speaking on the 74th anniversary of the atomic bombing, he also slammed the US and Russia for developing new warheads....
12:42 2019-08-09

Amsterdam mayor under fire for red-light district closure idea City’s first female mayor faces battle with sex workers over proposal intended to tackle human traffickingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city’s famous red-light district after raising the prospect of closing...
00:28 2019-07-05

'We are not alone' in fighting climate change, says Freetown mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr Over 90 mayors of the world's biggest cities have signed a Global Green New Deal in Copenhagen this week. Freetown's mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr talks environmental justice, tackling pollution and what gives her hope....
19:42 2019-10-11

Judge evicts New Jersey mayor for failing to pay mortgage, taxes The mayor of a northern New Jersey town has been evicted from his home for failing to pay his mortgage and taxes amid a three-year foreclosure fight, records show. Bogota Mayor Christopher Kelemen owed nearly $500,000, according to court papers. The ...
01:14 2019-10-02

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
13:28 2019-05-23

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liberation of the state....
03:00 2019-08-21

AT1 capital/CoCo bonds: what you should know Additional tier-1 (AT1) securities and contingent convertible capital instruments, known as CoCo bonds, absorb losses when the capital of the issuing financial institution falls below a supervisor-determined level. Here we explain everything you need...
22:00 2019-07-16

Capital One now needs to double down on technology Banks perform threat analyses on brick-and-mortar branches; cybersecurity needs the same scrutiny, writes David Murphy, Lifehacker's senior tech editor       ...
12:56 2019-08-08

Inside the Capital One Hack Capital One has prided itself on being a tech-forward bank. But earlier this year, the bank got hacked, and 106 million people had their information stolen. AnnaMaria Andriotis and Liz Hoffman talk about what happened and what it means for financial ...
00:42 2019-08-03

Europe's new capital of cool As Denmark's "second city," Aarhus is used to Copenhagen grabbing all the attention. But over the past few years, Aarhus has emerged from the capital's shadow, garnering a reputation among travelers as an exciting alternative for a Danish city break....
19:00 2019-06-03

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Endorses Joe Biden for President Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of what is arguably the blackest city in America, threw her support behind former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, citing his experience and perceived ability to beat Donald Trump....
06:28 2019-06-30

New York mayor says skyscraper helicopter crash not terror-related – video Bill de Blasio says an investigation is continuing into the ‘very strange and very troubling’ helicopter crash-landing on a Manhattan skyscraper, but there is no ongoing threat. Investigators looking into the crash, which killed at least one person, ...
19:56 2019-06-11

Portland mayor praises police after 'largely peaceful' day of far-right, far-left demonstrations The mayor of Portland, Ore., said Saturday night that his city had avoided the "worst-case scenario" after members of far-right groups and far-left members of Antifa held dueling demonstrations in the center of the city that lasted for hours on end....
20:00 2019-08-18

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condesce...
02:01 2019-06-30

Srinagar Deputy Mayor Charged In Jammu And Kashmir Bank Case The Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a case against Srinagar's Deputy Mayor Sheikh Imran and officials of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank for alleged illegal appropriation of crores of rupees from the......
21:42 2019-06-15

San Juan mayor tells Trump to ‘get out of the way’ as Dorian nears Puerto Rico San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz told President Trump to “get out of the way” Tuesday — saying his opinion is not welcome in Puerto Rico — after he tweeted about Tropical Storm Dorian and the nation’s disaster relief spe...
08:56 2019-08-28

President Trump should have avoided 'punching down' at London mayor, says Karl Rove President Trump doubled down on his criticisms of London Mayor Sadiq Khan during a press conference alongside outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May, a jab that former political adviser Karl Rove said he was better off steering clear of. ...
18:14 2019-06-04

CBI Conducts Voice Sample Test Of Ex-Kolkata Mayor In Narada Case The Central Bureau of Investigation today conducted voice sample tests of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Trinamool Congress MP Aparupa Poddar in its investigation into the Narada sting......
15:56 2019-09-11

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
16:56 2019-06-10

Mayor de Blasio heckled about Eric Garner during a live CNN town-hall Mayor de Blasio was heckled during a CNN town-hall event Sunday when a protester demanded action on the “other officers” involved in the arrest of Eric Garner. “You waited five years and you did nothing,” activist Julianne Hoffenberg shouted while th...
07:00 2019-08-26

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
09:28 2019-06-06

Massachusetts mayor arrested for extorting marijuana vendors for 6-figure bribes Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, 27, is accused of getting marijuana vendors approved in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.        ...
10:28 2019-09-07

Chicago mayor tells investors she will tackle city's fiscal woes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday tried to reassure investors in the city's debt that she will take on big financial problems, while providing no new clues as to how she plans to accomplish the task....
11:14 2019-09-21

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.) Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris are generating the most buzz, but for different reasons. Hometown candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand and Bill de Blasio are stirring less excitement....
11:28 2019-06-16

Trump attacks London mayor for criticizing inaction on Hurricane Dorian US president criticized Sadiq Khan, after London mayor suggested Trump was golfing rather than organizing hurricane reliefDonald Trump has once again attacked Sadiq Khan, after the London mayor criticized the president for his handling of Hurricane D...
20:56 2019-09-03

In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s quarter-century grip on the megalopolis and exposing troubles at his long-dominant ruling party....
19:42 2019-06-23

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
16:14 2019-06-08

Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that has promised to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to help in the reconstruction of the region   ...
15:28 2019-09-15

De Blasio scored endorsement from small-town mayor after Gracie Mansion sit-down Mayor Bill de Blasio carved out an hour from his official schedule to meet with his counterpart from a tiny city in South Carolina shortly after launching his quixotic presidential campaign. De Blasio scored the endorsement of Orangeburg Mayor Michae...
20:56 2019-09-03

New York's George Washington Bridge re-opened after suspicious package: mayor The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said....
07:14 2019-08-23

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
02:14 2019-06-10

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
03:00 2019-06-10

De Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jet setting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature began to pop up on lampposts in Midtown Friday, with a tongue-in-cheek message declaring de Blasio “MISSING,” am...
00:14 2019-08-25

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them out.”...
01:28 2019-06-05

El Paso mayor says Trump called him a RINO while visiting grieving city Mayor Dee Margo says the president used the term challenging his Republicanism after he corrected Trump about a crime statistic in his city. It was not the first time Trump and he have clashed....
13:56 2019-08-16

New York Mayor de Blasio ends presidential bid, draws Trump's sarcasm New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a sarcastic farewell from a fellow New Yorker, President Donald Trump....
23:14 2019-09-20

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal si...
19:56 2019-07-03

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18:00 2019-07-31

Dive-bombing seagulls a threat to kids on Jersey Shore: mayor Beware the dive-bombing birds! Aggressive, snack-obsessed seagulls are wreaking havoc on the Jersey Shore — and posing a legit public safety threat to kids, the mayor of Ocean City warned. “Some people think it’s funny to feed the gulls and see them ...
02:56 2019-07-23

Donald Trump To Visit El Paso Tomorrow Following Mass Shooting: Mayor US President Donald Trump will visit El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday following a mass shooting in the southern border town that killed 22 people, the local mayor said....
06:56 2019-08-06

French mayor slates UK man who left rowing machine on Mont Blanc Macron called on to legislate against ‘wackos’, including tourist who took dog to summitThe mayor of Chamonix, in the French Alps, has urged Emmanuel Macron to take action against “wackos” climbing Mont Blanc, after incidents including a British tour...
13:14 2019-09-03

Atlantic City mayor resigns over theft from youth basketball club Atlantic City's Mayor Frank Gilliam resigned late on Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of wire fraud, and now faces a 20-year prison sentence for stealing about $87,000 from a youth basketball club, court records showed....
18:28 2019-10-04

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier this week.  President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “s...
20:42 2019-07-19

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De...
01:56 2019-07-19

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed overseas agenda that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II and D-Day commemoration ceremonies....
15:28 2019-06-03

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
09:14 2019-06-03

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
16:42 2019-07-15

Samuel de Champlain monument should reflect ‘good, bad and ugly’ of Canada, mayor says Parks Canada, which owns the structure and the land it once sat on, has delayed its return for more than a year as a working group studied what to do in response to complaints about how it portrays Indigenous people....
01:56 2019-07-08

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
00:00 2019-07-05

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents......
19:14 2019-06-02

Boston mayor congratulates Blues superfan Laila Anderson on Stanley Cup The story of Laila Anderson, Blues’ superfan battling through a rare immune disease disorder, just got a little sweeter. Anderson, 11, whose avid support for the Blues spurred the team from the NHL basement to the Stanley Cup, was surprised throughou...
20:56 2019-07-05

Chicago mayor drops overdue library fees to encourage access Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is erasing overdue fees for library books and other items to “remove barriers that deter youth and low-income patrons” from reading and other educational activities. Lightfoot announced Monday the Chicago Publ...
09:42 2019-10-02

Cops in China find 13 tons of gold stashed in ex-mayor’s cellar Chinese authorities found more than 13 tons of gold stashed away in the basement of a former mayor’s home during a corruption investigation, according to news reports. Police found the loot — worth hundreds of millions of dollars — ...
02:28 2019-10-03

Taiwan opposition picks pro-China mayor as 2020 presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu angered some Taiwanese this year by meeting with mainland officials and signing deals with mainland cities. He once described Taiwan's full independence from China as "more scary" than syphilis....
17:00 2019-07-15

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The l...
08:01 2019-07-07

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with ...
07:00 2019-06-03

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
01:14 2019-07-02

Trump rips ‘Radical Left Mayor’ of Minneapolis Jacob Frey President Trump on Tuesday called for Minneapolis voters to “dump” Mayor Jacob Frey, whom he accused to trying to stifle his First Amendment rights by charging a $530,000 fee to use a city arena for a campaign rally. The president also complained in ...
22:00 2019-10-08