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In speech to forecasters, NOAA chief tries to tamp down Sharpie controversy

Enlarge / President Donald Trump has continued to insist Alabama was threatened by Hurricane Dorian. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) A soft-spoken, co...

In speech to forecasters, NOAA chief tries to tamp down Sharpie controversy

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NOAA Disputes Its Own Experts, Siding With President Trump Over Hurricane Dorian and Alabama. Here’s a Full Timeline of the Controversy As Hurricane Dorian killed dozens of people in the Bahamas and encroached on the United States’ southeastern coastline, President Donald Trump ...
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Sharpie Makes Its Mark The kerfuffle over President Trump’s use of a weather map draws attention to the marker, but its manufacturer, Newell Brands, shouldn’t push its luck...
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Trump autographs US-Mexico border wall with a Sharpie During a visit to the US-Mexico border wall, President Trump autographed one of the posts of the wall with a Sharpie. Video and online photos show Tr...
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Stephen Colbert on Trump's Sharpie map: 'It could be criminally insane' Late-night hosts looked at Trump’s addition to Hurricane Dorian’s projected path, and other fake weather newsOn the Late Show, Stephen Colbert contin...
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Late Night Is Pretty Sure Who Changed That Hurricane Map With a Sharpie President Trump says he doesn’t know who altered his Hurricane Dorian map to put Alabama in its path. Stephen Colbert and others have their suspicion...
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School forced black student to ‘Sharpie in’ his haircut: lawsuit Another black student has been humiliated by school faculty over hair. Pearland Independent School District in Texas is being hit with a lawsuit by p...
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Sharpie-gate? Trump shows apparently altered hurricane map U.S. President Donald Trump showed a map of Hurricane Dorian's projected path on Wednesday that appeared to have been altered with a Sharpie pen to i...
03:14 2019-09-05

Sharpie-gate continued: Trump doubles down on Dorian's aim for Alabama President Donald Trump, not someone who easily lets things go, doubled down on Thursday on his insistence that Alabama could have been hit by Hurrica...
04:00 2019-09-06

Trump Gets Roasted for Hurricane Dorian Map With Plenty of Sharpie Jokes President Donald Trump seemed to double down yesterday on his false comments that Alabama was in the path of Hurricane Dorian. Following these commen...
22:00 2019-09-05

Forecasters watching 3 other disturbances away from Hurricane Dorian While Dorian will be the most powerful storm over the Atlantic basin the first part of this week, additional disturbances could bring more severe wea...
17:42 2019-09-03

Bahamas Threatened With Another Storm, Forecasters Warn A storm brewing near the Bahamas is threatening to drench the islands, including areas devastated by the deadly Hurricane Dorian less than two weeks ...
13:42 2019-09-13

A Presidential Storm Leaves Forecasters Rebuked The parent agency of the National Weather Service’s Birmingham, Ala., office issued a statement admonishing it for challenging President Trump’s clai...
04:00 2019-09-07

Hurricane Dorian Didn't Threaten Alabama, You Say? Clearly, You Haven't Seen Trump's Sharpie Drawing In the digital age, hoaxes and disinformation pop up whenever there’s severe weather. But in the dark hellscape of 2019, the president is now a prime...
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Tornadoes touch down in Texas and Oklahoma as forecasters warn more could hit Tornadoes touched down on Monday in Texas and Oklahoma, where about 6 million people were facing the risk of twisters, hail and other severe weather,...
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Hurricane Dorian Now Category 5 Storm: US Weather Forecasters Hurricane Dorian strengthened into a catastrophic Category 5 storm Sunday, packing 160 mph (267 kph) winds as it was about to slam into the Abaco Isl...
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Forecasters expect ‘near normal’ hurricane season for 2019 Hurricane season begins Saturday, and forecasters are predicting a “near-normal” number of them set to rock the Atlantic seaboard. Twelve to 14 tropi...
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A Thick Black Line on a Hurricane Map Lands Trump and Sharpie’s Maker in a Different Kind of Storm The president’s suspected use of a Sharpie to alter a hurricane map caused a social media storm and unexpected publicity for a staple of American hom...
02:56 2019-09-06

Trump says Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama as forecasters insist there is no threat President Trump repeatedly said that Hurricane Dorian will hit Alabama, even as forecasters insist the powerful storm will not head in that direction...
22:28 2019-09-01

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way    ...
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U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oc...
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Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was n...
12:56 2019-07-02

Tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma, Texas as forecasters warn more perilous weather could hit An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled “particularly dangerous” swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes....
15:00 2019-05-21

Weather forecasters urge caution for Tuesday after 18 tornadoes across five states on Monday After 18 tornadoes swept through five states Monday, forecasters say Tuesday's severe weather threat warrants caution, but lacks the same potent...
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At NDA Meet, PM Expresses Concern Over "Needless Controversy" On EVMs Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over the "needless controversy" created by the Opposition over Electronic Voting Machines o...
21:28 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN c...
10:14 2019-08-01

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable str...
16:14 2019-05-30

‘Drug cheat’ controversy resurfaces in intense swimming scene Mack Horton finished second. His principles came first. After claiming a silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the 2019 World Aquatics Champions...
00:00 2019-07-23

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, t...
21:42 2019-07-03

US briefing: 2020 election, oil tanker 'attack' and census controversy Thursday’s top story: Trump would ‘want to hear’ dirt on opponents from foreign powers. Plus, transgender ban forces military members back into hidin...
13:56 2019-06-13

Pokemon Sword & Shield Producer Says National Dex Will Not Be Expanded, Despite Controversy After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decis...
20:56 2019-06-29

Ciabatti: Honda boss misinterpreting comments to create controversy Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has accused his Honda counterpart Alberto Puig of misinterpreting his statements in order to manufactu...
18:56 2019-07-15

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator...
21:42 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in cont...
08:28 2019-06-11

70-year-old Frank Meza disqualified in hostile marathon controversy It was too fast to be true. Three months after Frank Meza completed the 2019 Los Angeles marathon in 2:53:10, the fastest time ever logged by a man o...
21:56 2019-07-03

Rep. Steve King stirs controversy again with Founding Fathers remarks ​Rep. Steve King, who has been rebuked by the House for comments ​about white supremacists, said assuming all cultures are equal devalues the Foundin...
18:42 2019-05-30

New Zealand pizza chain stirs controversy with vegan prank A New Zealand pizza chain pranked its patrons by serving plant-based, meatless patties on its so-called Burger Pizza — a stunt intended to “start con...
22:14 2019-06-28

"Was Asked, Didn't Offer": De Villiers Opens Up On Retirement Controversy AB de Villiers has opened up on the retirement controversy that erupted during World Cup 2019 after South Africa suffered their third consecutive def...
15:28 2019-07-12

Why Dancing With the Stars Courted Controversy for Season 28--And Is Standing By Its Choices Dancing With the Stars is no stranger to controversies, especially when it comes to casting. But, they usually happen during the season and involve c...
20:28 2019-08-22

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win a...
23:28 2019-05-21

Odell Beckham turns watch controversy into endorsement deal It was only a matter of time. Odell Beckham Jr. finally has a partnership with a watch company as Daniel Wellington announced Wednesday that the Brow...
22:42 2019-09-18

NHL considers expanding video review after a postseason plagued by controversy “Clearly what we already do still may not be enough,” Commissioner Gary Bettman said, and the league plans to discuss the issue during the general ma...
12:42 2019-05-28

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar commen...
01:14 2019-06-15

Fraud, private jets and a Lamborghini: 10 televangelists who have faced controversy From buying a Lamborghini as an anniversary gift to turning away hurricane evacuees, these televangelists have caught flak.     ...
19:56 2019-06-17

Nick Kyrgios sneaks ‘corrupt’ controversy into US Open night Nick Kyrgios, one of the most combustible characters in tennis who was recently fined a six-figure sum over a meltdown in Cincinnati, could be in mor...
17:42 2019-08-28

USWNT takeaways: Celebration controversy re-upped, Lloyd’s history The U.S. cruised past Chile 3-0 in its second Women’s World Cup group stage game, and it could’ve been worse if not for Chilean keeper Christiane End...
06:56 2019-06-17

'They always behave like idiots' - Controversy as Movistar attack after Roglic crashes "Controversy reigned on Stage 19 at La Vuelta after Movistar pounced on a crash involving Primoz Roglic to eat into his GC advantage – a decision tha...
20:00 2019-09-13

China's Weibo takes down Instagram-like app after logo plagiarism controversy Chinese microblogging website Weibo Corp has taken down an Instagram-like app just three days after its launch and apologised following accusations o...
12:28 2019-09-05

Daniil Medvedev rolls into US Open semifinals, this time without controversy Fifth-seeded Daniil Medvedev battles through leg injury Tuesday to oust Stan Warenka in four sets in their quarterfinal match.    ...
04:28 2019-09-04

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw...
02:56 2019-08-02

'We've invited you': Chris Wallace spars with Gillibrand over abortion controversy Things got heated at a Fox News town hall on Sunday when New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand used the platform to blame the network for allowing disc...
04:14 2019-06-03

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trus...
21:14 2019-06-14

Kevin Grosskreutz faces Borussia Dortmund reunion after new controversy Five years ago, Kevin Grosskreutz had won the World Cup and was a Borussia Dortmund regular. Since then, controversy has stuck with him as he fell do...
21:14 2019-08-08

King Tut Sculpture Sells for $6 Million at Auction Despite Ownership Controversy A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun’s head has been auctioned off at Christie’s for $6 Million, despite claims from the Egyptian government tha...
03:28 2019-07-06

Wilson Ramos lets bat do talking amid Syndergaard controversy Amid The Post’s report Monday that Noah Syndergaard was frustrated having him as his catcher, Wilson Ramos seemed to only be focused on the Mets’ mat...
12:56 2019-09-10

Fashion brand Zara seeks to distance itself from Hong Kong controversy Spanish fashion brand Zara, seeking to avoid becoming embroiled in controversy over protests in Hong Kong, issued a statement on Chinese social media...
14:28 2019-09-05

HBO Boss Casey Bloys on Big Little Lies Controversy and Game of Thrones Backlash Everything is great in HBO land. There may have been a fan petition to reshoot the final season of Game of Thrones and reports circulating that Big...
00:00 2019-07-25

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he call...
00:28 2019-06-08

Snake oil or genius? Crown Sterling tells its side of Black Hat controversy Enlarge / Crown Sterling's presentation at Black Hat triggered cryptography experts. (credit: Crown Sterling) Robert Grant is a reluctant cryptogr...
23:14 2019-08-29

Folau controversy brought the Silver Ferns closer at Netball World Cup Silver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua allowed her players to clear the airPlayers were prepared to support Maria FolauSilver Ferns coach Noeline Taurua h...
12:56 2019-08-03

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they'v...
14:32 2019-05-21

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league baseball affiliate lost a sponsorship Wednesday days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. A...
21:28 2019-05-30

German Cup: Kevin Grosskreutz faces Borussia Dortmund reunion after new controversy Five years ago, Kevin Grosskreutz had won the World Cup and was a Borussia Dortmund regular. Since then, controversy has stuck with him as he fell do...
17:42 2019-08-09

Rory McIlroy shuts down Matt Kuchar with a hilarious jab about his caddie controversy During Tuesday's Wyndham Rewards ceremony, Rory McIlroy had his turn to poke fun at Matt Kuchar for being stingy.      ...
10:00 2019-08-07

Serie A returns with goals, VAR controversy and Sinisa Mihajlovic | Nicky Bandini There was a shoot-out between Fiorentina and Napoli, while Bologna’s manager made the bench from hospitalThe opening day of the Serie A season felt m...
20:42 2019-08-26

Should Man City and Tottenham have been awarded penalties? VAR controversy strikes Premier League again Another weekend of Premier League football in 2019/20, another raft of VAR controversies to spark fierce debate over the use of technology in the gam...
01:14 2019-08-26

Trump visits to El Paso, Dayton stir protests, controversy -- instead of consolation Even the Baby Trump balloon made an appearance in Dayton Wednesday to be on hand as a sign of protest for President Donald Trump's visit aimed a...
23:42 2019-08-07

Trump thumbs-up photo with orphaned baby in El Paso sparks controversy A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mas...
17:42 2019-08-10

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings. ...
22:56 2019-06-27

Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. are all smiles amid Spider-Man, Marvel controversy While the idea of Spider-Man leaving the MCU sparks panic on Twitter, Tom Holland and Robert Downey Jr. are enjoying time in the sun.   &#...
21:42 2019-08-23

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating f...
16:28 2019-05-27

Chinese star Fan Bingbing reflects on tax controversy: 'This trough is actually a good thing' Chinese movie star Fan Bingbing, who is believed to have been disappeared by her own nation for four months last year, is now thanking its Communist ...
04:42 2019-08-05

Durex manages to swing Spider-Man controversy conversation around to premature ejaculation Since news broke this week that a financial impasse between Disney and Sony Pictures Entertainment will mean the end of Spider-Man’s involvement in ...
00:00 2019-08-23

Polanski's Dreyfus affair film premieres at Venice amid controversy Roman Polanski's new film "An Officer and a Spy", a portrayal of the notorious Dreyfus Affair in 19th-century France, premiered at the Venice Film Fe...
02:00 2019-08-31

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the s...
20:14 2019-05-28

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.   ...
19:14 2019-06-30

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be...
22:14 2019-07-09

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win a...
16:56 2019-05-21

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to p...
06:14 2019-07-04

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ea...
23:56 2019-07-03

Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M. Chu responds to controversy over writers' pay disparity Last week, the general public learned that Crazy Rich Asians co-writer Adele Lim had dropped out of working on the film’s upcoming sequel late last y...
04:00 2019-09-10

The Archie Christening Controversy: Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Under Fire Yet Again What's wrong with this picture? There's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with their 2-month-old bouncing baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor...
04:28 2019-07-09

Steve Smith, Jack Leach End "Spectacles" Controversy After Ashes Draw Steve Smith was castigated by the English media and fans for supposedly "mocking" Jack Leach by wearing spectacles during the Australian celebrations...
17:28 2019-09-16

Chinese company scraps plans to buy New Jersey music college after controversy A Chinese conglomerate will not buy a prestigious college, Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., after opponents warned the sale would extend...
02:14 2019-07-03

AOC: Segregationist controversy and debate performance raised question Biden could be too old for office Former Vice President Joe Biden showed his age -- and not in a good way -- when he addressed backlash surrounding his comments about working with seg...
04:01 2019-07-11

Yara Shahidi Weighs in on Halle Bailey's The Little Mermaid Casting Controversy R&B singer Halle Bailey already has a number one fan when it comes to her upcoming role as Ariel in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid...
09:42 2019-07-22

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesse...
02:28 2019-06-08

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site wil...
03:00 2019-06-14

Analysis: The re-emergence of Kavanaugh controversy could hurt Democrats' Senate chances in 2020 The re-emergence of the controversy surrounding Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has put Democrats in a challenging political posi...
11:28 2019-09-18

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice.  &#...
08:42 2019-09-17

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we s...
15:14 2019-07-21

What to Know About the Controversy Surrounding New Saturday Night Live Cast Member Shane Gillis On Thursday morning, Saturday Night Live announced that three new cast members would be joining the show for its 45th season, premiering later this m...
20:00 2019-09-13

Sheryl Crow weighs in on Taylor Swift, Scooter Braun masters controversy Sheryl Crow shared her thoughts on Taylor Swift's masters issue with Scooter Braun on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen." &...
22:28 2019-09-12

What is a foul? Lionel Messi’s anger highlights controversy surrounding VAR | Jonathan Wilson The thought that VAR may end dispute over decisions has proved laughably misguided, if anything football is more controversial than everThere was a t...
17:28 2019-07-03

Matt Kuchar caddie controversy resurfaces with vicious Rory McIlroy joke In February, Matt Kuchar’s reputation took a major hit when it came out that he paid a stand-in caddie just $5,000 out of his $1.2 million winnings a...
18:28 2019-08-07

Re-Cycle: Kidnappings and controversy - the story of South America's first Grand Tour winner "The opener of our historical Re-Cycle series during this year\u0027s Vuelta a España looks back at the first South American to win a Grand Tour – th...
16:56 2019-08-23

US to commemorate 9/11 victims amid controversy over Trump inviting Taliban to Camp David Americans prepare to remember the victims of 9/11 while controversy rages about President Donald Trump's canceled plans to meet with the Taliban...
14:28 2019-09-10

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that ea...
03:42 2019-06-05

Bella Thorne just leaked her own nude photos — here are 7 other times she's broken the internet with controversy Slaven Vlasic/Getty Image Bella Throne recently posted nudes to thwart a hacker who threatened to post them. Her decision has been met with polariz...
23:56 2019-06-19

Months After Labor Controversy, Rockstar Converts Game-Testers To Full-Time Workers at Rockstar Lincoln, the British studio that does the lion’s share of testing for the Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption games, are bei...
21:14 2019-08-06

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations ...
20:28 2019-06-13

PGA Tour reviewing pace-of-play policy amid Bryson DeChambeau controversy The PGA Tour announced Sunday that it will take a deeper look at its current pace-of-play policies as its been a topic throughout Northern Trust. &#...
02:56 2019-08-12

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional commi...
08:28 2019-06-13

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’...
02:28 2019-06-24

Michelle Obama seemingly swipes at Trump amid 'send her back' controversy Former First Lady Michelle Obama has seemingly taken a shot at President Trump amid his ongoing feud with four progressive congresswomen, saying "the...
00:56 2019-07-20

Plan to build country's third largest copper mine in Arizona sparks controversy The San Rita Mountains, nestled in the Coronado National Forest, is home to Juniper trees, a variety of birds and even wildcats like ocelots and jagu...
00:42 2019-05-22

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.   ...
03:56 2019-06-08

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans ...
22:42 2019-07-10

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming ...
19:14 2019-07-01

Carson cleared as HUD inspector general finds no evidence of misconduct in furniture controversy EXCLUSIVE: The inspector general for the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a new report that investigators found no evidence of mis...
20:56 2019-09-12

Cricket World Cup bails controversy under the microscope as India and Australia call for action India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch have called for cricketing authorities to take action after yet another controversial inc...
14:14 2019-06-10

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the Natio...
21:28 2019-07-04

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose second major sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league lost a second major sponsorship Thursday, days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexand...
17:42 2019-05-31

Richard Carranza joins anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he ...
05:14 2019-06-07

Nate Parker to premiere movie at Venice film festival after rape controversy The actor and director, who has been absent since a sexual assault charge resurfaced, will premiere American Skin with Spike LeeActor-director Nate P...
17:42 2019-08-07

Trump visits to El Paso, Dayton stir protests, controversy and political division Even the Baby Trump balloon made an appearance in Dayton on Wednesday as a sign of protest for President Donald Trump's visit.   ...
03:42 2019-08-08

'Sharpiegate' controversy deepens as inspector general reportedly launches inquiry – live Wilbur Ross said to have issued threats at Noaa after the agency contradicted the president’s false claim on Hurricane Dorian 12.37am BST Just as a ...
02:28 2019-09-10

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for s...
03:56 2019-07-10

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the Americ...
21:28 2019-07-04

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest a...
21:42 2019-08-07

Hank Haney fires back at Tiger Woods amid controversy over LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods and a radio host who was suspended for making insensitive remarks about LPGA golfers, fired back at...
17:28 2019-06-05

Arizona Cardinals' Kliff Kingsbury makes light of Antonio Brown helmet controversy Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury entered the helmet controversy with a comment about Oakland Raiders star Antonio Brown’s situation about...
02:56 2019-08-14

England 2 Scotland 1 analysis: Work to do for Phil Neville as VAR controversy hurts World Cup debutants England Women got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start against Scotland, thanks to a helping hand from the VAR, but coach Phil Neville wil...
21:28 2019-06-09

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetin...
11:42 2019-07-11

Rep. John Lewis defends Joe Biden amid controversy on working with segregationists, says remarks not offensive Congressman John Lewis has joined the ranks of Democrats defending Joe Biden after the 2020 hopeful touted his past success in working with racist, s...
21:42 2019-06-21

Kathy Griffin blames 'SNL' creator Lorne Michaels for not helping her after Trump photo controversy Kathy Griffin took a shot at “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michales for not supporting her during her 2017 controversy and subsequent blacklist...
17:14 2019-07-03

Sheryl Crow clarifies remarks on Taylor Swift's masters controversy after flap Sheryl Crow was asked on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" about Taylor Swift's masters controversy and now regrets her word choice. &#...
20:00 2019-09-13

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's...
01:14 2019-05-26

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology to Naomi Osaka Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was p...
23:14 2019-07-09

CNN's Alisyn Camerota, John Berman defend Biden amid latest plagiarism controversy CNN anchors Alisyn Camerota and John Berman stuck their necks out for former Vice President Joe Biden, whose campaign was hit with two rounds of plag...
00:42 2019-06-06

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to...
19:42 2019-06-02

‘Fools:’ Jalen Rose jumps into spiraling Molly Qerim-LaVar Ball controversy Jalen Rose is trying to end the spiraling controversy between his wife Molly Qerim and LaVar Ball. Ball was banned from ESPN after an inappropriate b...
23:42 2019-06-28

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on the very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and su...
03:56 2019-06-16

Bella Thorne Gets Support From Zendaya, Dove Cameron and More Stars Over Nude Photo Controversy Bella Thorne is seeing an outpouring of support from her famous friends. Stars like Zendaya, Dove Cameron and Lily Rose Depp are sharing their love ...
03:14 2019-06-20

Elton John defends Prince Harry, Meghan Markle amid private jet controversy The singer came to their defence after they were called hypocritical for accepting jet travel to stay at his home in Nice, France, despite their devo...
22:28 2019-08-19

New York Times demotes editor after Twitter controversy as paper takes fire from left, right and within Congressional editor Jonathan Weisman was punished one day after executive editor Dean Baquet fielded comments and criticism from the Times’ newsroom...
02:56 2019-08-14

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to con...
15:28 2019-07-09

Theresa May’s Resignation Speech In announcing her departure, Mrs. May lamented the fact that she had tried and failed to persuade lawmakers to back her Brexit deal. Here is the text...
15:28 2019-05-24

Best speech to text app of 2019 While speech-to-text used to be specifically only for desktops, the development of mobile devices and the explosion of easily accessible apps means t...
21:14 2019-06-19

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling fi...
00:42 2019-07-05

Miami Dolphins player responds to coach playing Jay-Z at practice amid controversy over rapper's NFL deal Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills responded to his head coach playing several songs by Jay-Z during Wednesday's practice by blasting tracks f...
04:56 2019-08-22

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "mak...
07:28 2019-07-03

Aziz Ansari discusses Crazy Rich Asians and Simpsons Apu controversy in new Netflix standup special In Aziz Ansari Right Now, the comedian and actor’s third Netflix standup special, Ansari brings his shrewd humor to numerous subjects, including some...
19:28 2019-07-09

Planes fly over Washington during Trump speech U.S. military warplanes and presidential aircraft conducted flyovers as planned during President Donald Trump's speech in Washington, D.C. on Th...
12:56 2019-07-05

A PR expert explains what the Boeing CEO should say in his big speech Dean Crutchfield, founder of Crutchfield & Partners, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what investors hope to hear from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at t...
18:42 2019-05-29

"We're With Him": Shashi Tharoor On PM's Upcoming Speech At UN Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today attacked Pakistan over the Kashmir issue and said that the Opposition parties in India stand united with Prime M...
21:14 2019-09-09

Best text to speech software of 2019 The use of audio for commands has become popular for use with assistants such as Alexa and Siri, and audio is increasingly being used for search and ...
16:28 2019-06-19

Meet DW's champions of free speech DW Freedom works to promote greater freedom of speech and the media around the world by raising awareness of the detention and intimidation of journa...
21:28 2019-05-21

Here's what investors are watching for from the Boeing CEO's speech CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" to give a preview of Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg's speech at the Bernstein Strategic Decisions Confe...
14:14 2019-05-29

The myth of the free speech crisis How overblown fears of censorship have normalised hate speech and silenced minorities. By Nesrine MalikWhen I started writing a column in the Guardia...
08:56 2019-09-03

Hear Me Out: Trump Speech Karaoke I came within a bladed edge of red death when I went out for karaoke one night last winter, but I do not hold that against karaoke. Karaoke is good s...
01:14 2019-06-15

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the gov...
18:42 2019-06-09

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust,...
00:42 2019-06-19

Carli Lloyd Responds To Stupid Celebration Controversy With Polite Golf Clap After Scoring An Absolute Screamer In the USWNT’s first game since dealing with the stupid controversy over how they celebrated the goals in their 13-0 rout over Thailand, the question...
01:56 2019-06-17

Louis Tomlinson tweets response to 'Euphoria' controversy, saying he 'was not contacted' about the animated scene that has One Direction fans outraged C Flanigan/FilmMagic/Getty Former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson tweeted that he "was not contacted nor did [he] approve" of the controversial...
12:56 2019-07-02

Coco Gauff mixed up in Wimbledon doubles controversy as player dumps partner by text for teenage phenom American tennis phenom Coco Gauff has been riding high during Wimbledon, defeating Venus Williams and Magdalena Rybarikova in her first two matches a...
20:28 2019-07-05

Pelosi, Congressional Black Caucus members, back Biden amid controversy over comments on segregationist senators House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., defended former Vice President Joe Biden during her weekly press briefing on Thursday but indicated that his fe...
22:42 2019-06-20

'The View' hosts jump to Serena Williams' defense, smash Roger Federer, amid latest controversy Panelists on “The View” weighed in Monday on the controversy surrounding tennis players Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem and one host took a jab at ...
22:14 2019-06-04

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in t...
16:28 2019-06-08

Trump supporters set up camp ahead of speech Trump supporters traveling from near and far line the streets outside an Orlando arena camping out ahead of the President’s speech Tuesday. (Ju...
05:00 2019-06-18

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chi...
09:56 2019-07-04

The Latest: Excerpts from Trump’s D-Day speech released LIMERICK, Ireland (AP) — The Latest on Trump attending D-Day commemorations (all times local): 8:55 a.m. President Donald Trump will tell those comme...
10:42 2019-06-06

Bow Down to Hannah Brown After Her Epic Bachelorette Speech WOW. Just...wow. Just when we were sitting here still trying to figure out why Hannah has kept Luke P. on The Bachelorette through all this madness...
12:14 2019-06-18

The best free text to speech software 2019 In years gone by, text to speech software was rather expensive, but these days there are excellent text to speech tools available free of charge. We&...
17:14 2019-06-18

"Can't Accept More Friend Requests": BJP MP After Article 370 Speech A day after he earned a compliment from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his speech in parliament on centre's move to end the special status to Jammu...
14:28 2019-08-07

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to pro...
03:42 2019-05-27

New UK PM Johnson's arrival speech in Downing Street Boris Johnson took over as Britain's prime minister on Wednesday, succeeding Theresa May with a promise to take the country out of the European Union...
19:00 2019-07-24

PM's partner to give first public speech since entering No 10 Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds is expected to give a short speech on the environment this week - marking her first public comments since she ...
14:56 2019-08-16

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in ...
20:01 2019-07-24

Explainer: What is a Queen's Speech and why has UK PM Johnson called one? British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling a Queen's Speech for Oct. 14, a move his opponents say is an attempt to limit opposition to Brexit we...
14:56 2019-08-28

Valedictorian barred from giving speech after he planned to use it to come out as gay A valedictorian from a Wisconsin Lutheran high school was reportedly blocked by school officials from giving his graduation speech once they learned ...
03:56 2019-06-05

Powell's speech support U.S. rate-cut bets U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will do what it can to preserve the longest U...
06:28 2019-08-24

Google cracks down on political speech among its workforce Google is cracking down on political speech at work amid a widespread backlash from politicians, activist groups and its own employees over a host of...
09:00 2019-08-27

YouTubers petition for free speech after AKK criticism The head of Germany's CDU is facing a backlash after suggesting there should be "rules" for influential online bloggers during election campaigns. Th...
07:42 2019-05-29

| UK police cadet collapses during Johnson speech Prime Minister Boris Johnson ploughed on with a largely Brexit-themed address on Thursday even though a police cadet behind him appeared to faint aft...
23:42 2019-09-05

When And Where To Watch Nirmala Sitharaman's First Budget Speech Budget 2019: The Budget speech will begin around 11:00 am on July 5 and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will start the speech by addressing it to...
10:56 2019-06-13

PM Modi's First Independence Day Speech Of Second Term Today When Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the 73rd Independence Day on Thursday, he is likely to touch upon a host of topics ranging ...
20:56 2019-08-14

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politicall...
23:56 2019-06-19

Trump: Conway's right to free speech under attack; he won't fire her President Donald Trump said he won't fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and the accusations against her are an attempt to take away her righ...
18:14 2019-06-14

Dallas officials apologize for stopping graduation speech DALLAS (AP) — Dallas school officials have apologized after a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted by her principal when s...
17:42 2019-06-12

Trump protesters rally at gay bar blocks from arena speech ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar ...
10:28 2019-06-18

Google Assistant Speech Data Transcription Halted in the EU Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at lea...
09:14 2019-08-02

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kov...
20:56 2019-08-14

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade a...
03:56 2019-07-11

Facebook says EU court opinion undermines freedom of speech Facebook on Tuesday said an EU court opinion calling for it to seek out content deemed illegal by a local court on its platform undermined free speec...
13:56 2019-06-04

Queen Elizabeth II gives moving speech to commemorate D-Day anniversary Queen Elizabeth II quoted her father King George VI during a moving D-Day remembrance speech in Portsmouth, England.       ...
18:28 2019-06-05

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

May warns against 'tribal' politics in final major speech as PM Theresa May has declared she is "worried about the state of politics" in Britain, Europe and the rest of the world, as she used her final major speec...
20:14 2019-07-17

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled o...
05:28 2019-08-18

Jenny Slate Will Give a Graduation Speech to a Class of One The standup comic and “Parks and Recreation” actress will speak at the eighth-grade graduation of Gwen Lynch, 13, the last student on Cuttyhunk Islan...
22:42 2019-06-05

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself ...
00:28 2019-06-12

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled...
17:42 2019-06-06

Oil prices eke out small gains ahead of Fed Chair speech Oil prices clawed back the previous day's losses on Friday, with Brent nudging above $60 a barrel, as tighter supplies from key producers offset...
05:14 2019-08-23

U.S. Democrats ask Trump to rethink Independence Day speech plan Democrats in the U.S. Congress have asked President Donald Trump to reconsider plans for a speech at the Lincoln Memorial during annual Independence ...
21:56 2019-06-06

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ...
19:14 2019-06-05

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recog...
02:28 2019-07-18

"Thought-Provoking": Shatrughan Sinha On PM's Independence Day Speech Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, known for his sharply critical comments on Twitter against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today heaped praise on hi...
12:56 2019-08-18

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. ...
01:14 2019-09-14

Donald Trump delivers July 4th speech – live US president hails ‘heroes who defend our country’ in controversial address marred by poor weatherWhite House ‘struggles to draw crowds’ to July 4th ...
02:00 2019-07-05

How American Corporations Are Policing Online Speech Worldwide In the winter of 2010, a 19-year-old Moroccan man named Kacem Ghazzali logged into his email to find a message from Facebook informing him that a gro...
17:28 2019-07-10

AIR Broadcasts PM Modi's Independence Day Speech In 15 Foreign Languages The All India Radio for the first time translated and broadcast the entire Independence Day speech of Prime Narendra Modi in 15 foreign languages thr...
23:42 2019-08-18

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for f...
15:01 2019-06-12

"My Speech Came From Heart": Mahua Moitra On Plagiarism Allegations Mahua Moitra, the Trinamool Congress lawmaker whose comments in parliament on "seven signs of fascism" went viral last week, has hit out at allegatio...
16:00 2019-07-03

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued ...
20:14 2019-05-27

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial ...
23:42 2019-06-20

Orthodox Christian bishop under investigation over possible gay hate speech Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a c...
21:28 2019-08-02

Theresa May Brexit speech: What happens next for the Prime Minister and her deal? Theresa May has set out a 10-point compromise package ahead of another attempt to secure approval for a deal which has already been rejected three ti...
00:28 2019-05-22

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
17:42 2019-07-09

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. T...
20:56 2019-08-06

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preve...
02:14 2019-07-19

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.R...
18:42 2019-05-23

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speec...
17:00 2019-07-02

"Let Your Thoughts Be Heard": PM Invites Suggestions For August 15 Speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited suggestions from people across the country for his Independence Day speech on the Narendra Modi or "NaMo" ap...
11:14 2019-07-19

Shun hate speech, U.N. tells leaders after U.S. shootings Authorities around the world must avoid encouraging hate speech against minorities including migrants and homosexuals, the United Nations human right...
16:56 2019-08-06

Biden apologizes for praising segregationists in defensive speech Joe Biden scrambled Saturday to save his swiftly sinking campaign, finally apologizing for recent remarks in which he had positive words for segregat...
03:14 2019-07-07

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech compla...
18:42 2019-07-02

Article 370 Didn't Allow Democracy In J&K: Amit Shah's Speech Article 370, which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, had to go as it was the root of terrorism in the state and was the biggest hurdle to ...
17:00 2019-08-05

Speech-impaired driver won’t lose license after DMV review A speech-impaired Long Island driver who faced losing his license after a traffic cop grilled him about his disability has won his fight to stay on t...
23:28 2019-07-20

HD Kumaraswamy Will Make His Farewell Speech Today: BS Yeddyurappa With the Karnataka Governor asking Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to prove majority in the Assembly by Friday afternoon, state BJP chief B S Yeddyurap...
11:14 2019-07-19

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class says ...
11:42 2019-05-31

Steve Bannon: ‘We went back and forth’ on the themes of Johnson’s big speech In a London hotel, the far-right activist told how he had exchanged texts with the former foreign secretary on his big resignation speechOn 16 July l...
01:56 2019-06-23

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.    ...
19:14 2019-07-03

Merkel uses Harvard commencement speech to swipe at Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave the commencement speech at Harvard University on Thursday where she made not-so-subtle swipes at President Trump...
07:42 2019-05-31

Epstein Looms Over Speech by Billionaire Behind Victoria’s Secret Speaking for the first time publicly about his longtime ties to the disgraced financier, Leslie Wexner condemned deceptions by “people who have secre...
00:56 2019-09-11

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of ...
00:14 2019-06-19

The Phrase That Stood Out For Anand Mahindra From PM's Parliament Speech After delivering a landslide win for BJP-led NDA, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the newly elected lawmakers at the Central Hall ...
20:01 2019-05-26

In Harvard Speech, Merkel Rebukes Trump’s Worldview in All but Name Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany told the Harvard graduates of 2019 to be “outward looking, not isolationist,” and not “describe lies as truth and...
02:42 2019-05-31

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sp...
16:00 2019-07-03

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.  ...
08:28 2019-06-28

In Pranab Mukherjee's Speech, A Hint Seen For President Kovind Former President Pranab Mukherjee appears to have subtly thrown shade at his successor Ram Nath Kovind, who voted on May 12 along with the rest of De...
20:42 2019-05-22

A Louisiana police department is investigating after a social media post from one of its officers pointed at U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is creating controversy (WDSU) A Louisiana police officer is under an internal investigation after suggesting on social media that Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio...
09:42 2019-07-23

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke it...
15:42 2019-06-05

Trump ends Japan trip with Memorial Day speech to soldiers U.S. President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces...
13:14 2019-05-28

Researchers detail AI that generates character animations from recorded speech In a newly published preprint paper, researchers detail a machine learning system that maps audio to the facial and lip movements of 3D characters.Re...
17:28 2019-05-28

Watch: Issa Rae was inspired by hip-hop for comedic award speech: 'I deserve this' "Insecure" star Issa Rae said on "The Tonight Show" she was inspired by her favorite hip-hop artists when she wrote her comedic acceptance speech for...
17:56 2019-08-01

YouTube purges 17,000 hate speech channels after policy change YouTube this week issued an update on its efforts to remove hate speech from its platform — and it would appear it’s managed to make some headway. It...
00:00 2019-09-05

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been ...
11:14 2019-06-12

PM 'Mobbed' By Young Fans As He Leaves After 90-Minute Speech At Red Fort Prime Minister Narendra Modi today found himself mobbed by young schoolchildren at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, where he addressed the nation on i...
07:14 2019-08-15

Pence puts off China speech ahead of Trump-Xi talks The decision came a week ahead of what could be pivotal talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Osak...
03:14 2019-06-22

Bryan Cranston’s Tony speech: ‘The media isn’t the enemy of the people’ Bryan Cranston’s “mad as hell” acceptance speech could have gone very wrong Sunday night at the 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony. A...
18:28 2019-06-10

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, rangin...
20:56 2019-08-14

Romney subtly scolds Trump in first Senate floor speech Sen. Mitt Romney used his first speech on the Senate floor to offer a defense of alliances abroad and a plea to avoid divisive conspiracy theories — ...
19:14 2019-06-04

China’s Xi presses economic theme in speech at NKorea summit Chinese President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for North Korea’s new focus on economic development in a speech in Pyongyang, turning to a theme B...
08:28 2019-06-21

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Pa...
22:00 2019-08-14

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelation...
23:42 2019-05-22

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law...
00:00 2019-07-03

Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame speech is getting perfect treatment COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — It will be just like old times: Mariano Rivera closing out the day. This time, however, he won’t have a baseball in his hand, but...
16:14 2019-07-21

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Repor...
22:56 2019-05-23

Neuroscientists decode brain speech signals into written text Study funded by Facebook aims to improve communication with paralysed patients Doctors have turned the brain signals for speech into written sentence...
17:42 2019-07-31

Full speech: Megan Rapinoe on USWNT fourth World Cup win USWNT star Megan Rapinoe gave a speech at a ceremony in New York City where the team celebrates its fourth World Cup win.     &#...
19:28 2019-07-10

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe drops F-bomb during speech on live TV US women’s soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe dropped the F-bomb on live TV on Wednesday after she and her squad were gifted the keys to the ...
19:56 2019-07-10

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant (NBC News) — Thousands of union workers at a western Pennsylvania petrochemical plant were given a choice last week — show up for President Don...
08:00 2019-08-19

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
00:56 2019-07-12

Kyrsten Sinema says John McCain's example is 'lighting the way' for her in first Senate speech Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said the late Sen. John McCain's example is "lighting the way" for her in her first Senate floor speech since ...
10:42 2019-07-24

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a ma...
00:42 2019-07-22

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive an...
23:42 2019-07-11

Google improves speech recognition for Contact Center tools A series of new and improved features for Google's contact center AI should make it easier for developers to build high-quality voice bots and genera...
04:28 2019-07-24

Dallas school speech interrupted when shooting victims named School officials in Dallas say they're investigating why a high school valedictorian had her graduation speech interrupted after she said the names o...
22:00 2019-06-06

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and ...
16:14 2019-06-11

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's...
17:42 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders slams Walmart in speech at shareholder meeting Senator Bernie Sanders gave a three-minute speech at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, urging shareholders to press the company t...
20:56 2019-06-05

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run ...
00:28 2019-06-12

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces...
04:42 2019-05-28

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade polici...
23:28 2019-06-11

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to D...
04:28 2019-08-17

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transpa...
22:28 2019-07-02

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The...
21:56 2019-07-09

European shares grind higher ahead of Powell speech European shares inched higher early on Friday, with all eyes on a speech by Federal Reserve Chief Jerome Powell for confirmation the the U.S. central...
10:56 2019-08-23

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent a...
21:42 2019-07-09

Suicide bomber kills at least 26 near Ashraf Ghani speech in Afghanistan Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was unharmed Tuesday after a suspected suicide bomber set off explosives near a campaign rally in Charikar, killin...
05:28 2019-09-18

Hell freezes over as Jim Acosta, Joe Scarborough praise Trump’s D-Day speech President Trump’s speech on Thursday to the brave Allied fighters who "stood in the fires of hell" on the 75th anniversary of D-Day shockingly drew a...
17:00 2019-06-06

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the abili...
14:38 2019-05-21

Theresa May dings populism and ‘absolutism’ in last speech as prime minister U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized populists and those who engage in “absolutism” in her final speech as prime minister -- as sh...
22:56 2019-07-17

Eric Cantona speech: humans 'will become eternal' – unless crime or war intervene Former star baffles audience at the Uefa Champions League draw by quoting from King Lear, before concluding: ‘I love football’Given previous form, pe...
06:56 2019-08-30

Opinion: Angela Merkel's Harvard speech is noteworthy for what she didn't say German Chancellor Angela Merkel's poignant and personal commencement speech at Harvard University was also a thinly veiled appeal to reject Trumpism....
15:00 2019-05-31

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate spee...
04:56 2019-07-19

Trump ‘seems to derive joy’ from inciting hateful speech: Kamala Harris Harris cited Trump's 2017 ban on travellers from six largely Muslim countries and his degradation of immigrants entering the U.S. from the Southern b...
02:28 2019-08-10

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not nee...
18:28 2019-05-21

Judge: License law violated speech rights of Georgia guides SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge says Georgia’s oldest city violated the free-speech rights of tour guides by requiring them to obtain a li...
00:28 2019-05-22

Actually AOC Shouldn’t Block Bigots Online, Free Speech Group Says A free speech rights group desperately wants Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to not block racists and bigots online. She should, in fact, allow ...
10:28 2019-08-30

Trump stays on after commencement speech, shakes hands with 1,000 cadets President Trump stayed after his commencement speech at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs Thursday to shake hands with 1,000 graduating cadet...
08:28 2019-05-31

Antifa tries to disrupt ‘Demand Free Speech’ event in DC, reports say Members of Antifa clashed with police Saturday after attempting to disrupt a “Demand Free Speech” rally on Saturday in Washington, D.C., according to...
10:56 2019-07-07

Facebook penalises Netanyahu page over hate speech violation Israeli PM has denied writing inflammatory post about ‘Arabs who want to destroy us all’Facebook has suspended a chatbot on Benjamin Netanyahu’s offi...
18:00 2019-09-12

Free speech group: AOC blocking Twitter users is ‘unconstitutional’ A free speech group slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez this week for allegedly blocking users on Twitter because she doesn’t agree with thei...
22:00 2019-08-29

Trump's big show on July 4: patriotic speech or campaign rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Wa...
22:42 2019-06-19

| Trump celebrates US might, avoids politics in rousing July 4 speech US President Donald Trump sang the praises of the US military and American heroes of the past two and a half centuries as he skirted politics in a ro...
13:14 2019-07-05

Facebook suspended Israeli PM's campaign chatbot for hate speech Facebook has suspended a chatbot linked to the official account of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it posted a message that said Isr...
15:42 2019-09-13

As Trump plans July 4 speech, his challengers march to a different drummer U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden and two Democratic rivals marched on Thursday in the same 4th of July parade in Iowa, a small-town scene in sha...
20:42 2019-07-04

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half...
19:01 2019-05-21

"Yelling Expletive At Cop Free Speech, Not Grounds For Arrest": US Court The mere act of yelling an expletive at a police officer is constitutionally protected speech and not grounds for arrest, a federal appeals court rul...
05:28 2019-06-04

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
02:56 2019-08-14

Kevin Mawae delivers tearful Hall of Fame speech Kevin Mawae spent his NFL career clearing a path for numerous running backs. Saturday night, he entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame by giving a spe...
04:56 2019-08-04

PM Praises Amit Shah's "Extensive And Insightful" Speech On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated home minister Amit Shah for his speech in parliament today over the government's unprecedented move on Jam...
19:42 2019-08-05

Airports In The 1700s? Historical Flub Lands In Trump Speech Airports? In the 1700s? A historical flub landed in President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" speech on Thursday marking the US Independence Day h...
20:14 2019-07-05

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings ...
03:28 2019-05-30

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech President Trump’s speech at an event in Baltimore hit his usual lines as he careened between prepared remarks, ad-libbed attacks and boasts about his...
08:56 2019-09-13

Tyler C.'s Fantasy Suite Speech Just Made Him a Bachelorette Frontrunner That's it. Show's over. Tyler C. has officially stolen the hearts of every Bachelorette viewer. On the highly-anticipated fantasy suite(s) episode, ...
04:14 2019-07-16

Eric Cantona speech leaves audience baffled at UCL draw At an event where Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk were in attendance, who would have thought a 53-year-old man dressed in a crump...
20:56 2019-08-30

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 ...
20:42 2019-07-01