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Cosplaying Politician Elected In Taiwan

How many politicians can say they’ve cosplayed as Asuka from Neon Genesis Evangelion? Lai Pin-yu sure can....

Cosplaying Politician Elected In Taiwan

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Taiwan pro-Beijing politician: You can change China "We should emphasize the differences" between China and Taiwan, says Taiwanese pro-Beijing politician Chou Hsi-wei. "Go there … and change them." But...
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Taiwan’s president elected to 2nd term as voters back tough stance against China Tsai defeated two challengers in Saturday's election -- Han Kuo-yu of the rival Nationalist Party and James Soong of the smaller People First Party....
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Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Was...
06:40, 2019-05-23

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01:36, 2019-09-03

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15:44, 2019-07-15

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17:36, 2019-07-17

Overwatch Voice Actors Hit BlizzCon Cosplaying As Their Characters Back in March, we ran a little feature on Carolina Ravassa, the voice actor behind Sombra who spent a day cosplaying as the Overwatch hacker. That wa...
02:16, 2019-11-20

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16:12, 2019-05-01

'Meghan Markle Is a Witch': Cosplaying 'Pot & Kettle,' Candace Owens and Wendy Williams Dismiss the Duchess of Sussex Here’s a fun fact: Did you know Candace Owens recently married into British nobility? Specifically, the alleged creator of “Blexit” wed the hedge-fun...
19:16, 2019-10-23

Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader Swinson takes over from Vince Cable with party newly resurgent in the pollsYouthful veteran long seen as natural heir to Vince CableFollow the day’s ...
21:28, 2019-07-22

Capilouto Elected President Of SEC LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has been elected president of the Southeastern Conference. Capilouto wi...
17:48, 2019-06-04

UK: Lib Dems vow to end Brexit if elected The political party has always maintained an anti-Brexit stance, but they have now taken an unequivocal position. If they win a general election, the...
00:48, 2019-09-16

Buttigieg says he won’t be the first gay president if elected "I would imagine we've probably had excellent presidents who were gay — we just didn't know which ones," he told "Axios on HBO."...
03:48, 2019-06-17

Fritz Keller elected new DFB president - but who is he? After a years as president of Bundesliga club Freiburg, Fritz Keller has been elected president of the German FA. So who is the man who's now charged...
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Coe re-elected for second term as IAAF president "Sebastian Coe was re-elected as president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Wednesday, and will begin his second t...
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Gabriellle Carteris re-elected SAG-AFTRA president "BH90210" star Gabrielle Carteris was re-elected president of the actors' union SAG-AFTRA early Thursday....
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Romanian centrist president re-elected by a landslide Klaus Iohannis easily wins presidential runoff on pledge of restarting judicial reformRomania’s centrist president, Klaus Iohannis, has easily won a ...
22:28, 2019-11-24

U.K. party leaders vow to end Brexit agony if elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson says that if his Conservative Party wins, he will ratify his divorce deal with the bloc and Britain will leave the Europ...
13:04, 2019-11-05

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - live...
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa elected president of Sri Lanka Main rival concedes nationalist son of country’s most powerful political dynasty has wonSri Lanka’s former wartime defence minister Gotabaya Rajapaks...
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Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speak...
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2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful b...
19:08, 2019-06-07

Liberals hope to look at criminalization of HIV non-disclosure — if re-elected Non-disclosure has led to assault or sexual assault charges against people with HIV because it's been found to invalidate a partner's consent....
23:24, 2019-06-14

When White Supremacists Overthrew an Elected Government David Zucchino’s “Wilmington’s Lie” tells the forgotten history of a coup against a multiracial government in North Carolina....
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Lloyd Longfield re-elected to 2nd term in Guelph Guelph’s Liberal Party incumbent Lloyd Longfield has been elected to a second term in the 2019 federal election....
06:04, 2019-10-22

Every MP who defected from Labour and Tories fails to get re-elected Every former Conservative and Labour MP who quit the parties in protest over issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism has failed to be re-elected....
10:04, 2019-12-13

Taiwan's most beautiful places Taiwan dazzles visitors with its sheer diversity of beautiful places. From man-made delights in cities such as Taipei to its gorgeous beaches and mou...
17:00, 2019-04-22

When is the new Speaker of the House of Commons elected? How does the process work? MPs are preparing to elect a new Speaker of the House of Commons for the first time in more than a decade....
13:44, 2019-11-04

Malawi’s Mutharika re-elected to 2nd term in tight race BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week’s polls. The M...
20:12, 2019-05-27

Canada set a new record for most elected female MPs, but advocates expected more Global News counted a total of 98 women MPs that were elected across the country, an increase of 10 from the 2015 election....
14:52, 2019-10-23

Ruth Lehmann elected as director of Whitehead Institute The Whitehead Institute board of directors today announced the selection of Ruth Lehmann, a world-renowned developmental and cell biology researcher,...
22:12, 2019-09-19

Andrew Scheer wants to make sure CBC has enough ‘Canadian stories’ if elected PM Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if he is elected prime minister in the fall, he'll want to make sure the CBC is telling enough Canadian storie...
18:04, 2019-05-28

Liberals will increase old age security, CPP benefits if re-elected: Trudeau Trudeau says a re-elected Liberal government would increase old age security by an extra 10 per cent once a senior turns 75, and will boost the Canad...
16:04, 2019-09-18

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for ...
00:52, 2019-05-28

NDP’s Jack Harris the only non-Liberal elected in Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's East is the only riding in Newfoundland and Labrador to elect a non-Liberal: the NDP's Jack Harris....
03:32, 2019-10-22

The Latest: Infantino re-elected as FIFA president to 2023 PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women’s World Cup (all times local): ___ 11:25 a.m. Gianni Infantino has been re-el...
12:12, 2019-06-05

Wambach, Gulati elected to US Soccer Hall of Fame HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Retired forward Abby Wambach and former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati have been chosen for the U.S. National So...
22:08, 2019-05-26

Coulthard elected president of Silverstone owner BRDC Ex-Formula 1 driver David Coulthard has been elected as president of the British Racing Drivers' Club...
16:00, 2019-09-27

Singh promises $5,000 rent subsidy to up to 500,000 families if elected The NDP says the rental benefit would cost the federal treasury $1.35 billion per year and another $450 million from the provinces beginning next yea...
23:40, 2019-09-26

Re-elected Liberal government would let cities ban handguns, Trudeau says The Liberal party's plan stops short of a national ban on handguns, something doctors and other health professionals have called for....
18:24, 2019-10-01

Coulthard elected president of Silverstone owners BRDC Ex-Formula 1 driver David Coulthard has been elected as president of the British Racing Drivers' Club...
14:56, 2019-09-27

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh re-elected in Burnaby South NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has been re-elected in his riding of Burnaby South, Global News projects....
07:04, 2019-10-22

Justin Trudeau re-elected in Montreal riding of Papineau Preliminary results showed Trudeau winning roughly 50 per cent of the vote in a riding he has held since 2008....
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Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO....
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Joe Biden says he’d bar family from foreign business dealings if elected The former vice president blamed President Trump's family members' government and business practices as the source of his decision — not his son's pa...
04:52, 2019-12-09

Biden suggests he would serve only one term if elected president Former Vice President Joe Biden has been signaling to aides that he would likely serve only one term in office if elected president in 2020, accordin...
14:40, 2019-12-11

Afghanistan president re-elected in preliminary vote count Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has won a second term, earning 50.64 per cent of a preliminary vote count, but his opponents can still challenge the re...
15:48, 2019-12-22

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday said if elected president he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — des...
17:16, 2019-07-10

Labour pledges to scrap primary Sats if elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would scrap national tests, known as Sats, in primary schools....
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Cher says Democrats don't know how to win in 2020, that there will be no America if Trump is re-elected Cher is once again bashing President Donald Trump and giving some blunt advice to the Democratic Party for beating him in the 2020 election. ...
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Andrew Yang says if he's elected president he'll tell Putin: 'I'm sorry I beat your guy' Brendan McDermid/Reuters 2020 Democratic candidate Andrew Yang on Wednesday said that if he's elected the first thing he'll say to Russian President ...
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Neo-Nazi elected to lead village council in Germany A German village council elected a neo-Nazi as their leader because he was the only one who ran for the position, a report said. The seven-member cou...
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Bloomberg would shut down coal plants if elected president Mike Bloomberg would shut down the nation’s remaining 251 polluting coal power plants and halt construction of 150 new gas facilities as part of a sw...
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Marianne Williamson to create ‘Department of Peace’ if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson said Monday that she will create a “Department of Peace” if she’s elected to th...
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The ticking time bomb of Taiwan How China resolves the current crisis with Hong Kong may foreshadow the fate of another of its longstanding irritants, the free and independent islan...
05:20, 2019-08-02

Sieren's China: Can Taiwan become less isolated? The election results in Taiwan, just like those in Hong Kong, have sent a clear message to Beijing. But change is unlikely given Taipei's political i...
23:32, 2020-01-15

Why The U.S. Is Selling Taiwan New F-16 Fighter Jets This week, the United States announced its intention to sell Taiwan a fleet of new F-16 fighter jets. The sale involves nearly 70 F-16 fighter jets w...
21:12, 2019-08-24

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13:12, 2020-01-09

Taiwan changing name of de-facto embassy in US TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan says it is changing the name of its de-facto embassy in the U.S. amid the strongest relations between the sides in decad...
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Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a lan...
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Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan....
07:32, 2019-05-24

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex cou...
08:12, 2019-05-17

Infantino re-elected FIFA president unopposed at Paris congress "Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football\u0027s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed...
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Trump walks back his tweet saying Russia helped him get elected President Trump on Thursday contradicted comments he made on Twitter earlier that morning acknowledging that Russia​’s interference in the 2016...
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21:12, 2019-10-01

Bill Maher: Recession would be 'worth it' if Trump doesn't get re-elected HBO host Bill Maher continued hoping for a recession on his show "Overtime" Friday, saying that the economic fallout would be "worth it" if it preven...
00:00, 2019-08-04

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president Former German defence minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker in the EU’s top jobUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed ...
20:24, 2019-07-16

Proposed bill would keep crooks from seeking elected office for 10 years A former federal prosecutor turned state senator is pushing for a new law to bar ex-pols convicted of felony crimes from running for office for at le...
02:28, 2019-09-24

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected An African American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subj...
16:32, 2019-06-19

All statewide-elected SC officers give early Graham support COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is heading into his re-election campaign with a slate of endorsements that show off a strong...
20:12, 2019-06-19

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawm...
11:40, 2019-05-24

John Bercow's successor as Speaker to be elected in the Commons John Bercow's successor will be decided today in the first Speaker election in more than a decade....
08:40, 2019-11-04

Lindsay Hoyle elected new Speaker of the House of Commons – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen, including 2019 general election campaigningSinn Féin steps aside for remain candidates...
01:44, 2019-11-05

Virginia Democrat once jailed for underage sex elected to state Senate A Democratic lawmaker in Virginia who was jailed for six months in 2015 for having sex with his underage secretary was elected to the state legislatu...
06:12, 2019-11-08

Arizona elected official accused of adoption fraud suspended Assessor Paul D. Petersen/ Maricopa County Assessor’s Office PHOENIX (AP) — The governing board in Arizona’s most populous county has sus...
14:12, 2019-10-29

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for t...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that has been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series cha...
00:08, 2019-05-23

Liberal incumbent Ahmed Hussen re-elected in Ontario riding Hussen has served as Canada's immigration minister since January 2017, when former Liberal MP John McCallum stepped down to become ambassador to Chin...
06:20, 2019-10-22

Mozambique: President Filipe Nyusi re-elected in landslide victory The Frelimo party is set to remain in power after winning 73% of the vote. Opposition parties are questioning the elections that took place on Octobe...
20:00, 2019-10-27

Jets legend Winston Hill elected to Hall of Fame One of Joe Namath’s most trusted protectors during the Jets’ only Super Bowl-winning season was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday...
01:44, 2020-01-16

Democratic Unionist Party's first openly gay candidate elected The Democratic Unionist Party's first openly gay candidate has been elected in Northern Ireland....
10:28, 2019-05-04

Kamala Harris vows to take executive action on gun control if elected Sen. Kamala Harris pledged Sunday that she will pursue executive action on gun control measures if Congress fails to act in the first 100 days of her...
21:48, 2019-05-12

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07:48, 2019-11-23

Where Does The Politician Go in Season 2? The Politician, Ryan Murphy's first series on Netflix, changed just about everything viewers came to know and love by the eighth episode season one f...
19:40, 2019-10-01

'The Politician' is an underachiever Marking Ryan Murphy's first series for Netflix, "The Politician" feels like a mashup of the producer's high-school-set dramas -- a dollop of "Scream ...
15:56, 2019-09-26

Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential first in Asia. Lawmak...
10:48, 2019-05-16

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket h...
15:40, 2019-07-22

China says it won’t back off position that Taiwan is its territory While China says Taiwan is its territory, Taiwan maintains it is an independent country called the Republic of China, its formal name....
05:04, 2020-01-12

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Hundreds of supporters gather as parliament votes for bill that specifically included the word ‘marriage’Taiwan has secured a first for Asia, reachin...
08:24, 2019-05-17

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause f...
13:04, 2019-05-17

Flights canceled as Taiwan braces for typhoon Taiwan braced for Typhoon Bailu on Friday, prompting cancellations of domestic flights amid warnings of floods and high seas on the island....
10:36, 2019-08-23

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for re-election TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has won a ruling party primary, setting up a likely run for re-election in January. The D...
07:08, 2019-06-13

Taiwan complains about Spain’s extraditions to China MADRID (AP) — Taiwan is accusing Spain of double standards when it comes to extraditing criminal suspects to China after the government in Madrid sen...
20:56, 2019-06-13

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
08:12, 2019-05-17

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles Taipei is due to take a series of decisive steps this week to legalize same-sex marriages before the May 24 deadline set by the island’s top court. H...
16:08, 2019-05-16

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan? One of the largest social movements in Hong Kong's history has also fueled more anti-Beijing sentiment in Taiwan. Do the protests serve as a warning ...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill The government of Taiwan has survived a last-ditch attempt by conservatives to water down landmark legislation to legalize same-sex marriage. The iss...
07:44, 2019-05-17

US and Taiwan hold first joint cyber-war exercise It comes after Taiwan said it suffered millions of cyber-attacks from mainland China each month....
15:12, 2019-11-04

4 dead, 2 missing in Taiwan bridge collapse The National Fire Agency said Wednesday that two of the victims were Indonesian and another was Filipino. The fourth body has not been identified....
06:04, 2019-10-02

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to get married on the first day a landmark decision to legalize same-sex mar...
08:52, 2019-05-24

Hundreds tie knot on first day same-sex marriage becomes legal in Taiwan Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married after a landmark decision to legalise same-sex marriage took effect....
17:08, 2019-05-24

Can Taiwan counter China's 'diplomatic aggression'? Two of Taiwan's allies have severed diplomatic ties with Taipei in the past few days. Amid concerns that China is trying to isolate Taiwan, experts s...
19:32, 2019-09-27

China and Taiwan clash over Wikipedia edits Taiwanese editors suspect the Chinese government is behind edits made to the online encyclopedia....
01:40, 2019-10-05

Intel will tease 10-nm Ice Lake processor in Taiwan ntel said it will show a number of new products, including its 10-nanometer mobile processor code-named Ice Lake. It will also show a desktop gaming ...
19:04, 2019-05-26

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the f...
16:36, 2019-06-05

14-Year-Old Elected Student Body President at California College: 'Age Is Just A Number' Vivian Yee, 14, started college at age 12 after testing out of the 7th grade and has been thriving ever since....
23:04, 2019-11-21

Mohamed Morsi Made History As Egypt's First Democratically Elected Leader When Mohamed Morsi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little ...
00:20, 2019-06-18

Elizabeth May vows to hold ‘national re-examination’ of veterans issues if elected May is campaigning in Atlantic Canada today and made an announcement outside Charlottetown, where the federal Veterans Affairs department has its hea...
15:44, 2019-10-12

Sacha Baron Cohen blames Twitter for getting Trump elected, and yeah, duh Sacha Baron Cohen is a man who always has something to say about something, even if he usually does it under pounds of prosthetics and a phony accent...
20:48, 2019-05-30

Andrew Scheer promises to review new Canada Food Guide if elected Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing criticism from nutrition experts today after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the To...
19:56, 2019-07-18

Hungarian mayor Zsolt Borkai re-elected despite leaked video of him at orgy A Hungarian Olympic gymnast-turned-mayor vaulted, barely, to another term in office despite a leaked video that captured him in an drug-fueled orgy a...
16:00, 2019-10-15

If a Democrat is elected president in 2020, it could be the end of US support for Israel's Palestinian occupation Mussa Qawasma/Reuters 2020 Democrats have signaled they're willing to punish Israel over controversial issues such as Israeli settlements in the occu...
16:20, 2019-12-11

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare individual mandate if elected 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden vowed to bring back the individual mandate for uninsured Americans as part of his healthcare init...
15:24, 2019-07-05

Liberals vow to evaluate existing, future policies with disability lens if re-elected The Liberals released a disability equality statement earlier this week, a document that was not in their original platform....
14:16, 2019-10-18

Elizabeth Warren: Bernie Sanders told me a woman would not be elected president Elizabeth Warren on Monday acknowledged reports that Bernie Sanders told her in a private chat that a woman would not win in a presidential general e...
02:48, 2020-01-14

Outspoken New Brunswick Liberal re-elected in Saint John nail-biter Some had suggested the Saint John-Rothesay race might be a close one, thanks to a dip in Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's popularity — it was....
06:04, 2019-10-22

Kamala Harris vows pharmaceutical 'price gouging' investigations if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris vowed to investigate "price gouging" by pharmaceutical companies as president if Congress refused to pa...
16:08, 2019-07-16

‘Pathetic’: Trump accused Obama of seeking war with Iran to get elected in 2011 A 2011 video shows Donald Trump accused then-president Barack Obama of attempting to start a war with Iran to win re-election....
17:20, 2020-01-03

Ivanka Trump suggests she may leave White House job if father re-elected President’s senior adviser says she will put her family’s needs first in making decisionIvanka Trump has cast doubt on continuing in her advisory rol...
19:20, 2019-12-28

Boris Johnson elected Britain’s new prime minister and Conservative leader He will be tasked with following through on this "do or die" pledge to deliver Brexit in just over three months time....
13:24, 2019-07-23

Lindsay Hoyle elected new Speaker of the House of Commons – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen, including 2019 general election campaigningSinn Féin steps aside for remain candidates...
00:44, 2019-11-05

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state a...
11:36, 2019-07-31

She gave Trump the finger in 2017 and got fired. Now, she’s been elected to local office Though Juli Briskman lost her job after giving the finger to the presidential motorcade in 2017, she notched a win on Tuesday night....
17:00, 2019-11-06

Chesa Boudin, son of infamous Brink’s truck robbers, elected San Francisco DA The son of a couple who helped kill two cops and a guard in Nyack’s infamous Brink’s armed-car robbery was just elected district attorney of Sa...
20:28, 2019-11-11

Anthony Jeselnik says Lorne Michaels helped get Trump elected: 'I was disgusted by it' Comedian Anthony Jeselnik believes “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels took steps to ensure Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election....
19:48, 2019-09-04

Democrat defeats Trump-backed businessman, is re-elected as Louisiana governor With his focus on bipartisan, state-specific issues, the moderate Edwards cobbled together enough cross-party support Saturday to defeat Republican b...
16:48, 2019-11-17

John Bel Edwards was narrowly re-elected as governor of Louisiana. He's not a typical Democrat. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman/File Photo John Bel Edwards narrowly won re-election Saturday night by about 40,000 votes and became the first Democrat to d...
19:48, 2019-11-17

Trudeau Liberals promise to expand first-time homebuyers program if elected The Liberal leader is promising more help for first-time homebuyers and a national vacancy tax on homes to help curb foreign speculation in the housi...
19:24, 2019-09-12

Bernie Sanders announces plan to double union membership if elected Workplace Democracy Act expansion would restore rights to collectively bargain for better wages, benefits and conditions Bernie Sanders has released ...
18:12, 2019-08-21

Greens would revamp trade relations to address climate change if elected In a release, the Green party said that increased international trade is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions....
20:00, 2019-10-18

Senators are not elected and should remember that in study of environment bills: parliamentary secretary "These are measures that Canadians voted for," said Liberal MP Sean Fraser, who is the parliamentary secretary for the environment....
17:40, 2019-05-26

Andrew Scheer promises premiers more health care money if elected In a letter to provincial and territorial premiers, Scheer says he wants to put the commitment in writing because he anticipates his opponents will m...
22:00, 2019-08-01

What’s on TV Friday: ‘The Politician’ and ‘Creepshow’ Ben Platt and Gwyneth Paltrow star in a new Netflix series. And a new horror anthology series is streaming on Shudder....
07:32, 2019-09-27

The A.V. Club is recapping The Politician Episode 1: “Pilot” | Episode 2: “The Harrington Commode” | Episode 3: “October Surprise” | Episode 4: “Gone Girl” | Episode 5: “The Voter” | Episode ...
01:04, 2019-09-28

'You are a racist,' Germans tell AfD politician A politician in the far-right AfD called guest workers "scum." Now Germans with migrant relatives are defending their families' honor — and using the...
21:36, 2019-10-24

What it’s like to go through a messy divorce as a politician Katie Hill and Ilhan Omar are just the latest to struggle with splitting up in the public eye....
11:48, 2019-11-01

Everything falls apart for The Politician — and its characters Payton’s campaign has been all about keeping strategic secrets: the status of his relationship with Alice, the depth of his connection to River, and,...
03:40, 2019-09-30

Punch your ballot for The Politician Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, September 27, and Saturday, September 28. All times are Eastern....
07:20, 2019-09-27

Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikes A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magn...
07:16, 2019-08-08

Your 1980s Mitsubishi Delica Van Dreams Live On In Taiwan Have you ever been doing something, minding your own business, say, perhaps, in the middle of a flapjack eating contest, when it suddenly hits you th...
19:24, 2019-09-12

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in...
07:04, 2019-06-06

Taiwan's military stages mock Chinese invasion Thousands of air, sea, and land troops took part in the exercises across the entire island. The drills took place amidst what Taiwan says is increasi...
11:00, 2019-05-30

Taiwan’s military trains for a Chinese invasion on the beach FANGSHAN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese tanks and soldiers have fired at simulated Chinese forces in an anti-invasion drill on the island’s coast. Th...
09:16, 2019-05-30

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal uni...
21:44, 2019-05-29

US answers Taiwan's plea for tanks despite Beijing’s anger Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team authorized the sale of military equipment valued at $2.2 billion to Taiwan, just a few months after President T...
01:04, 2019-07-11

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set P...
13:32, 2019-05-22

Taiwan election: President Tsai wins landslide Tsai Ing-wen has won with a 57% share of the vote and her main rival, the pro-China Han Kuo-yu, admitted defeat. In a thinly veiled criticism of Beij...
17:16, 2020-01-11

Taiwan’s top military official among 8 killed in helicopter crash A special government committee will look into the cause of the crash, a defence ministry statement said....
15:28, 2020-01-02

Massive crowd gathers for pride march in Taiwan Since legalisation on May 24, more than 2,150 same-sex couples have married in Taiwan, government data shows....
19:40, 2019-10-26

Thousands attend Taiwan's first pride since legalisation of gay marriage Revellers march through Taipei as same-sex equality continues to divide countryNearly 200,000 revellers have marched through Taipei in a riot of rain...
18:12, 2019-10-26

Canadian warship sails through controversial Taiwan Strait Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said, three months after a similar operation and amid strain...
16:40, 2019-09-11

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling fo...
06:28, 2019-06-21

Solomon Islands switches recognition from Taiwan to China The decision is a major win for China as it seeks to turn a dwindling number of countries that recognize Taiwan. The loss leaves Taiwan recognized by...
05:36, 2019-09-17

Taiwan used to be home to a huge number of bears. No one really knows how many are left Classified as "endangered" by the Taiwan government, Formosan black bears are being pushed to the brink of extinction by illegal hunting and land cle...
02:24, 2019-06-09

Taiwan holds first pride parade since legalizing gay marriage Taiwan is known for hosting the largest gay pride parades in East Asia, but this year's spectacle is special. It is the first pride since same-sex ma...
14:08, 2019-10-26

Taiwan puppet master's push to keep ancient art alive Chen Hsi-huang, 88, is one of the few traditional puppet masters left in Taiwan - and is on a mission to keep his craft going....
01:48, 2019-07-09

China sails new aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait Beijing has sent its first Chinese-built aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait. With presidential elections in Taiwan weeks away, officials ther...
13:52, 2019-12-26

The Latest: Taiwan uses Tiananmen to show China contrast BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is ...
11:40, 2019-06-04

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or s...
19:36, 2019-07-31

In Taiwan, a Contemporary Dance Troupe Brings in the Crowds Cloud Gate Dance Theater holds a special place in the country’s cultural life. Now its founder is passing the torch to a new generation....
23:08, 2019-07-30

Three Huawei phones are banned in Taiwan, but not for the reason that you're thinking Taiwan has halted the sale of three Huawei phones, but it has nothing to do with spying or backdoors. , the , and are banned until Huawei makes a cha...
07:24, 2019-11-15

China orders boycott of top film awards in Taiwan Movie stars from mainland China have been banned from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards — dubbed the "Chinese-language Oscars." It's seen...
18:08, 2019-08-07

Taiwan born actor Godfrey Gao dies at 35 after collapsing on set The Taiwanese-Canadian, 35, collapsed while taking part in a race on a Chinese variety show....
15:56, 2019-11-27

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, ...
07:00, 2019-05-24

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory...
05:48, 2019-06-02

Inflatable ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-demo...
08:52, 2019-06-01

China refuses to rule out force over Taiwan reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory...
15:04, 2019-06-02

Death toll rises in Taiwan bridge collapse Four fishermen are dead and two are missing after an arched bridge in Nanfangao collapsed onto fishing boats on Tuesday, hours after a typhoon swept ...
08:56, 2019-10-02

Structural issues may have caused Taiwan bridge collapse TAIPEI, Taiwan — Investigators on Thursday were examining possible structural problems surrounding a bridge that collapsed in northeastern Taiwan, ki...
14:04, 2019-10-03

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies ...
04:32, 2019-05-21

Ang Lee says China boycott of Taiwan awards show a loss Taiwanese filmmaker Ang Lee says China’s boycott of Taiwan’s Golden Horse film awards demonstrates how politics can harm the arts...
11:16, 2019-11-24

‘Not just a regional conflict’: US won’t allow China to invade Taiwan, lawmaker says Western powers won’t let China get away with invading Taiwan, a senior Republican lawmaker warned after island voters reelected their U.S.-friendly p...
21:36, 2020-01-13

Taiwan celebrations and a happy seal: Friday’s best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world Continue reading......
13:52, 2019-05-17

Speaker of the House candidates: John Bercow's successor to be elected in the Commons John Bercow's successor will be decided today in the first Speaker election in more than a decade....
09:56, 2019-11-04

If Elected, Kamala Harris Intends to Close the National Rape Kit Backlog in Her 1st Term We’re just short of a year away from officially naming a Democratic nominee to face off against Donald Trump in 2020, but the candidates have been wa...
16:12, 2019-07-12

India election 2019: What time are results announced on 23 May? Will Narendra Modi be re-elected? The current Indian Prime Minister looks poised for victory, concluding what has been the largest democratic election in history...
09:52, 2019-05-23

Anthony Jeselnik charges Lorne Michaels helped get Trump elected: 'I was disgusted by it' Comedian Anthony Jeselnik believes “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michaels took steps to ensure Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election....
19:16, 2019-09-04

Lindsay Hoyle elected by MPs to replace John Bercow as House of Commons Speaker UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor Labour MP Lindsay Hoyle elected as the new House of Commons Speaker, replacing John Bercow. The former Deputy Speaker ...
21:32, 2019-11-04

State assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte elected to head Brooklyn Democratic Party Rodneyse Bichotte became the first woman to head the Brooklyn Democratic Party on Monday night. The State assemblywoman was elected chairperson of th...
06:28, 2020-01-21

Scheer vows to push for interprovincial free-trade deal within 100 days if elected PM "It should not be easier to trade with other countries than between Canadian provinces," Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said....
19:20, 2019-10-15

Newly elected Labour MP speaks out about racial ignorance she's faced in the Commons A newly elected Labour MP has spoken out about the racial ignorance she has faced in Parliament....
16:08, 2020-01-15

Trudeau promises re-elected Liberal government would stand up for abortion rights in New Brunswick Justin Trudeau says if the Liberals are re-elected he would sit down with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs to remind him of his province's obligati...
15:28, 2019-10-15

Sadiq Khan vows to make London carbon-neutral by 2030 if re-elected Mayor’s pledge on air pollution to form part of vision for green new deal for LondonSadiq Khan will promise to put London on a par with Scandinavian ...
21:52, 2020-01-17

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over an...
23:48, 2019-07-08

Liberals re-elected in Burnaby North-Seymour where Trans Mountain pipeline looms The riding is home to the Kinder Morgan terminal on Burnaby Mountain, which serves as the end point for the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline exp...
12:52, 2019-10-22

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says he will put 20,000 more police officers on the beat if elected Conservative leadership hopeful Sajid Javid has promised to put 20,000 more police officers back on the street if he is elected to be the next Prime ...
09:04, 2019-05-29

Is The Politician the most annoying TV show of 2019? Ryan Murphy’s first show in his $300m Netflix deal is overstuffed with irritating excess from a grating Ben Platt performance to a wildly lurching to...
16:20, 2019-09-30

Look: 'The Politician' stars assemble in first-look photos Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange and Zoey Deutch appear in photos from the Netflix comedy "The Politician."...
18:56, 2019-08-08

Why this photo of a politician with Malala is being criticised Quebec's education minister finds himself under criticism after meeting the Nobel Peace Prize winner....
03:24, 2019-07-06

Ben Platt Unleashes His Inner Egomaniac in ‘The Politician’ The actor, singer and former “Dear Evan Hansen” star discovers that Ryan Murphy, Richard Linklater and Stephen Sondheim are speaking the language he ...
16:16, 2019-09-20

The results are in, but The Politician is already thinking about the next election There’s a reason there are far more pop culture depictions of campaigning than there are of governing. A campaign has clearly defined, win or lose st...
23:56, 2019-09-28

A healthcare tax cut for seniors every politician should love When it comes to any issue, especially healthcare, there is very little bipartisan commonsense cooperation in Washington these days. That’s too bad, ...
12:56, 2019-09-10

What Can a Star Like Cardi B Do for a Politician Like Sanders? Celebrities tend to receive more attention than primary candidates. Campaigns have never seemed entirely sure how to use that fact to their advantage...
11:28, 2019-09-11

The 11 best songs featured on Netflix's 'The Politician' Netflix Warning: Spoiler alert if you haven't watched Netflix's "The Politician." Netflix's "The Politician" stars Ben Platt as Payton Hobart, an am...
22:32, 2019-09-27

The Politician has been hiding Bob Balaban from us for a whole episode, what gives? The first episode of The Politician was a bit shapeless, trying to set up a big cast of characters and often conflicting emotional threads. But “The ...
19:16, 2019-09-27

Bridge collapses hours after typhoon strikes island in Taiwan A towering bridge collapsed in Taiwan on Tuesday, sending a flaming oil tanker truck onto fishing boats in the bay below and trapping at least six pe...
16:56, 2019-10-01

'Hamlet' in the skies? The story behind Taiwan's newest airline, Starlux Start-up Starlux Airlines could be the first new player in 30 years to upend Taiwan's duopoly aviation market. Find out how a Shakespearean-style fam...
02:48, 2019-11-21

Absence of China a 'loss' at Chinese-language 'Oscars' in Taiwan The absence of China was a "loss" at this year's Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese-speaking world's version of the Oscars, director Ang Lee said on Sa...
03:04, 2019-11-24

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed SINGAPORE (AP) — China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims ov...
05:44, 2019-06-02

Taiwan cancels flights, closes schools as typhoon nears Authorities in Taiwan have shut financial markets, canceled flights and put soldiers on standby as the island braces for the powerful Mitag typhoon. ...
09:48, 2019-09-30

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake shakes Taiwan and triggers power outages Screenshot/Google Maps A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coast on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, shaking buil...
11:20, 2019-08-08

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles Taiwan, triggers some power cuts A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coast on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, shaking buildings and cutting power ...
04:20, 2019-08-08

Trump opens 'third front' against China with Taiwan fighter jet sale President Trump has decided to approve a major sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, advancing a substantial upgrade of the island’s military defe...
04:12, 2019-08-17

Bridge in Taiwan collapses onto fishing boats, trapping crews At least 10 people were hospitalized Tuesday morning when an arched bridge in Nanfangao collapsed onto fishing boats, hours after a typhoon swept thr...
10:52, 2019-10-01

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Tai...
08:16, 2019-05-24

Taiwan just lost its biggest ally in the Pacific to China, and the US may retaliate Associated Press The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to Beijing this week, leaving Taiwan with just 16 official allies. ...
18:44, 2019-09-19

Taiwan loses second ally in a week as Kiribati switches to China Pacific nation changes allegiance to Beijing just days after Solomon Islands also cut ties with Taipei Taiwan has lost its second diplomatic ally in ...
09:08, 2019-09-20

Solomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China Pacific nation is one of the few countries that recognise Taiwan, but this may soon changeThe Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with T...
20:00, 2019-09-06

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills CHANGHUA, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has landed war planes on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields. Tuesday&...
05:40, 2019-05-28

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened...
09:52, 2019-05-22

Typhoon shuts down businesses, schools in Taiwan as it heads for China Two people were injured Saturday when a weakening Typhoon Bailu crossed southern Taiwan. The storm forced the shutdown of businesses and schools, and...
22:00, 2019-08-24

Balloon 'Tank Man' in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and "tank man" - the lone protester who stood in front of a convoy of tanks on Beijing's T...
18:16, 2019-05-21

As China looms, US seeks Taiwan role at UN health assembly GENEVA (AP) — The U.S. health secretary says the United States has an “excellent relationship with China,” but insists rival Taiwan shoul...
19:28, 2019-05-20

The Latest: Hong Kong students protest bill in Taiwan HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 2 p.m. Dozens of people are protesting outside the ...
09:16, 2019-06-12

Taiwan legalises same sex marriage - and couples plan mass wedding Gay couples in Taiwan are planning to wed in a mass ceremony after politicians voted to legalise same-sex marriage....
09:48, 2019-05-18

Inflatable tank man in Taiwan marks Tiananmen Square anniversary An artist has erected an inflatable display in Taiwan’s capital to mark an iconic moment in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests. The larger-t...
22:08, 2019-06-01

China threatens sanctions over sale of US fighter jets to Taiwan The United States has approved the sale of 66 advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan. The sale adds to already tense relations between Beijing and Wash...
15:24, 2019-08-21

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protest...
13:56, 2019-07-19

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move ...
09:20, 2019-07-09

Trump's tank sale to Taiwan is a boon for Ohio manufacturing The Trump administration's proposed sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks to Taiwan not only serves a national security purpose — it is also a major boost t...
14:20, 2019-07-12

Taiwan breaks ground on submarine shipyard to counter China KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has broken ground on a shipyard to produce submarines to counter China’s growing military threat. The self-gove...
08:48, 2019-05-09

Taiwan: Rival protesters rally ahead of January polls Mass protests have taken place in southern Taiwan ahead of elections seen as centering on relations with mainland China. Many fear a loss of the isla...
17:36, 2019-12-21

Taiwan re-elects Tsai Ing-Wen as president in clear message to China Win marks dramatic comeback for party that campaigned against unification with ChinaTsai Ing-Wen has been re-elected as Taiwan’s president, as voters...
15:28, 2020-01-11

Taiwan: Law passed to quell China's influence ahead of elections The Anti-Infiltration Law is meant to stop Beijing from taking sides in the January 11 presidential vote. China has tried to isolate the government o...
14:56, 2019-12-31

Taiwan rejects Hong Kong model for unity with China Taiwan's president has rejected a Chinese offer of a Hong Kong like model for unity with China. She said democracy and authoritarianism cannot co-exi...
09:08, 2020-01-01

Top Taiwan military official missing after helicopter crash-landing General Shen Yi-ming, the general chief of staff in Taiwan, is missing along with two other people after a helicopter crash-landed into mountains nea...
05:36, 2020-01-02

Beijing says Taiwan's unification with China is 'inevitable' despite election result After re-election of Tsai Ing-Wen, who vowed to protect the country from China, the foreign minister pushes backBeijing has said that anyone seeking ...
08:04, 2020-01-14

Taiwan's marriage law brings frustration and hope for LGBT China Public acceptance is improving, but in some cases Chinese authorities are moving in the other directionIt was a landmark moment for LGBT rights. When...
06:52, 2019-07-05

Awash in Disinformation Before Vote, Taiwan Points Finger at China The self-governing island is on high alert for digital-age trickery and deception that Beijing might be using to try to swing a crucial election....
19:32, 2020-01-06

Taiwan open to granting Hong Kong protesters asylum Taiwan's government has said it would provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters on humanitarian grounds. The pledge risks straining the already tens...
11:40, 2019-07-19

Taiwan election: Tsai Ing-Wen wins landslide in rebuke to China Incumbent’s success marks dramatic comeback for party that campaigned against unification with ChinaTaiwanese voters have re-elected incumbent presid...
18:28, 2020-01-11

Quake of magnitude 6.1 hits east Taiwan: weather bureau An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, the weather bureau said, but there were no immediate reports of d...
07:56, 2019-04-18

Taiwan issues warnings for year's first typhoon as thousands evacuated Taiwan moved thousands of people to safety on Wednesday as the island braced for its first typhoon this year, as airlines canceled domestic flights a...
08:48, 2019-07-17

New Year’s copter crash kills Taiwan’s top military officer, 7 others TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s top military official was among eight people killed in an air force helicopter crash in mountainous terrain outside Taipei ...
14:04, 2020-01-02

Top Taiwan military official killed after helicopter crash-landing General Shen Yi-ming, the general chief of staff in Taiwan, has been killed along with several other people after a helicopter crash-landed into moun...
07:56, 2020-01-02

Donald Tusk elected president of European People's Party, vows to fight populism Outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk was elected the new president of the European People's Party, the largest bloc within the EU Parliame...
21:40, 2019-11-20

Liberals re-elected in Burnaby North-Seymour, dashing Svend Robinson’s political comeback The riding is home to the Kinder Morgan terminal on Burnaby Mountain, which serves as the end point for the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline exp...
08:04, 2019-10-22

Mississippi elected Republican Tate Reeves governor on Tuesday following a surprisingly competitive race AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis Mississippi elects its governor Tuesday night, in a contest that is the first competitive statewide race in well over a dec...
05:20, 2019-11-06

We got Obama elected! West Wing stars relive the parties, pranks and power games Racist hate mail, late-night booze-ups, 9/11 hysteria and a visit from Prince Andrew … 20 years after its launch, Aaron Sorkin and his team recall th...
17:40, 2019-09-20

Former Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson got choked up when he was told on live TV that he was elected to the Hall of Fame via Fox Former Dallas Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson was surprised on live TV that he was elected into the Hall of Fame. Johnson grew emotional during t...
03:32, 2020-01-13

Scheer promises to financially support Ontario Line, Yonge Subway Extension if elected Scheer made the announcement in Markham alongside Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti and Richmond Hill Mayor David Barrow....
17:44, 2019-10-08

Kamala Harris Says If She’s Elected President, She Will Ban AR-15-Style Guns, the Weapon of Choice in Mass Shootings On Wednesday, presidential candidate Kamala Harris announced that should she be elected president, she’ll get right down to business when it comes to...
00:20, 2019-05-16

Trump tweets predicting Obama would start a war with Iran to get re-elected are coming back to haunt him Twitter In 2011 and 2012 Donald Trump repeatedly accused President Barack Obama of seeking war with Iran to help win the 2012 presidential election. ...
13:28, 2020-01-03

Politician led cops on ‘very bizarre’ chase with kid in SUV: police A California pol led cops on a “very bizarre” car chase — that started in a police parking lot, officials said. Leemore councilwoman Holly Andr...
19:44, 2019-06-06

Cardi B says she thinks she wants to be a politician, talks gun control Cardi B for president? In a series of tweets, the rapper talked about possibly becoming a politician and how she would handle gun control.  ...
15:40, 2020-01-14

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his ...
04:20, 2019-07-16

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the...
09:52, 2019-06-20

Bernie Sanders back Cardi B after she says she wants to be a politician American rapper Cardi B has been praised by Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders after she expressed her ambitions to become a politician....
10:20, 2020-01-15

The Politician: Netflix's new show pokes fun at privilege New US high school drama takes a dark look at the lives of privileged teens and ruthless ambition....
11:52, 2019-09-28

John Crosbie, former federal politician, NL Lt.-Gov., dead at 88 John Crosbie served in the Conservative governments of prime ministers Brian Mulroney and Joe Clark....
15:24, 2020-01-10

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the...
20:44, 2019-06-19

Germany: Suspect in politician’s slaying says he acted alone BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s top security official says the far-right extremist suspected in the killing of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merk...
10:16, 2019-06-26

Germany: 2 arrested over weapon used in politician’s killing BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have arrested two men in connection with the killing of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ...
10:52, 2019-06-27

Republican becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' with flying drink British import appeared to make its debut on Saturday when Matt Gaetz was hit with a ‘red liquid’, Pensacola police sayJust as Donald Trump has arriv...
11:24, 2019-06-04

The Politician Is a Chaotic, Enjoyable Mess: Review Netflix’s new Ryan Murphy comedy 'The Politician' isn’t the biting political satire it thinks it is—but it’s great TV....
18:56, 2019-09-24

'The Politician' is Ryan Murphy's latest underachiever Marking Ryan Murphy's first series for Netflix, "The Politician" feels like a mashup of the producer's high-school-set dramas -- a dollop of "Scream ...
15:16, 2019-09-26

German politician receives far-right death threats Social Democrat lawmaker Uli Grötsch had grown used to getting insults. But after receiving two death threats in the space of eight weeks, he has spo...
01:28, 2019-09-24

Ex-Rhode Island politician changes political parties _ again PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has a new home and has changed his political affiliation for the fourth time. Chafee ...
18:40, 2019-06-05

Polish politician rescues man and toddler from burning car WARSAW, Poland — A left-wing party leader in Poland has rescued a 2-year-old boy and his father from a burning car, winning praise across the politic...
20:28, 2019-10-08

Review: Netflix’s ‘Politician’ Is a Chaos Candidate Ryan Murphy’s first series for the streaming platform has the acid humor of “Glee,” but also the flighty attention span....
19:16, 2019-09-26

Every Politician Smearing Medicare for All Should Be Asked About the GM Strike Member of the United Auto Workers at General Motors went on strike earlier this week, the first time the union has launched a national strike since 2...
16:16, 2019-09-18

AfD politician threatens journalist after Hitler comparison Björn Höcke halts interview after German state broadcaster draws parallel to Nazi rhetoricAn Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) politician has walked ...
19:12, 2019-09-16

Bernie Sanders backs Cardi B after she says she wants to be a politician American rapper Cardi B has been praised by Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders after she expressed her ambitions to become a politician....
10:40, 2020-01-15

Suspect in German politician's murder confesses The suspect in the murder of local German politician Walter Lübcke has reportedly confessed. The chief prosecutor briefed parliament's interior affai...
09:44, 2019-06-26

'The Politician' has a very dark take on high school politics For those who think the 2020 campaign could do with some more witty one-liners, Netflix has released a trailer for its upcoming satire "The Politicia...
20:44, 2019-08-19

German conservative politician resigns over far-right ties Robert Möritz's ties to Germany's far-right political scene made headlines across the country. Now, the local lawmaker has left Chancellor Angela Mer...
21:52, 2019-12-20

‘The Politician’ trailer: Blood and backstabbing with Ben Platt The trailer for Ryan Murphy’s splashy new Netflix show is gunning for viewers’ votes Monday. “The Politician” follows posh-named yo...
19:00, 2019-08-19

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancell...
12:04, 2019-06-17

Unbuttoned: The Freudian Loafer, the Intellectual and the Politician’s Son Louis Sarkozy, the son of the former French president, wants to make academics into influencers....
13:32, 2019-05-14

Suspect in German politician's murder 'has links to far right' Local media reports say victim’s pro-migrant stance could be a motive for the killing German authorities said on Sunday they had arrested a man in co...
21:20, 2019-06-16

Which politician actually said that Ruth Bader Ginsburg would be dead soon? The 86-year-old Supreme Court Justice repeated a regular clap back she's reserved for those who've counted her out. She isn't going anywhere....
23:08, 2019-07-24

Berlin politician defies far-right murder threat A prominent Berlin integration politician has made public a presumed far-right murder threat. Sawsan Chebli was told she would be "eliminated" if she...
21:04, 2019-12-02

Politician scolds female professor for not having child ‘Failing to fulfil her duty to the nation’ criticism sparks outrage on social mediaA South Korean politician has sparked anger after he criticised th...
14:28, 2019-09-05

Taipei scrambles jets as China sails carrier through Taiwan Strait A group of Chinese carriers sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as presidential election campaigning on the island heats up. Taiwan says its v...
12:52, 2019-11-17

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed as strong typhoon approaches A typhoon will hit northern Taiwan later on Monday, meteorologists said, shutting financial markets and schools as airlines canceled dozens of flight...
04:04, 2019-09-30

Cloud Gate avengers: the band of elastic superheroes who transformed Taiwan Lin Hwai-min has spent 46 years tackling revolt, repression and rice in his fast-changing homeland. Now he is handing over his dance-theatre juggerna...
13:28, 2019-09-26

4 bees found feeding on woman's tears inside her eyelid in Taiwan A 29-year-old Taiwanese woman discovered four bees had been feeding off her tears after she went to the hospital with a sharp stinging pain in her ey...
10:28, 2019-04-10

US approves potential sale of $2.2bn in arms to Taiwan, stoking China's anger Beijing opposes the possible sale saying the US should understand the ‘damaging nature of their decision’The US State Department has approved the pot...
08:16, 2019-07-09

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giv...
07:52, 2019-08-07

Socceroos hammer Taiwan to maintain perfect start to World Cup qualifying Australia beat Taiwan 7-1 in KaohsiungJamie Maclaren scores fourth international goal in a weekAustralia have continued their perfect start to World ...
18:16, 2019-10-15

Will Tsai Ing-wen’s landslide victory force Beijing to rethink its approach to Taiwan? Beijing has said it will not change course on Taiwan after Tsai's election victory. However, experts think her big win is more than "a slap in the fa...
12:16, 2020-01-12

Shocking moment Taiwan train derails killing 18 and injuring 187 people This is the horrifying moment a train derails in Taiwan, killing at least 18 and injuring over 100....
17:04, 2019-10-01

14 inspirational photos of celebrations in Taiwan after it became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage Carl Court/ Getty Taiwan legalized same-sex marriage on Friday, becoming the first country in Asia to do so. Thousands of people filled the streets...
22:08, 2019-05-17

Taiwan rattled by 6.0 magnitude quake, no immediate reports of damage: weather bureau A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coastal city of Yilan on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, with no immediate re...
00:52, 2019-08-08

Taiwan doctor finds four sweat bees living inside woman's eye The small sweat bees flew into her eyes and may have been drinking her tears as a source of food....
21:00, 2019-04-11

China suspends movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was suspending mainland Chinese movies and their personnel from participating in Taiwan's annual Golden H...
06:36, 2019-08-07

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan’s Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry’s most prestigious honors...
06:28, 2019-08-07

Hong Kong protests fortify Taiwan, and the West, against China's expansion Mass protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s attempt to encroach on Hong Kong’s judicial system have fortified neighboring Taiwan and other U...
13:04, 2019-06-26

China's new rocket launcher system is its most powerful ever, and it's looming over the Taiwan Strait VCG/VCG via Getty Images 'Mystery' hardware that appeared without a name at China's National Day parade in October is the PLA's most powerful multipl...
15:24, 2019-12-11

How Taiwan's fighter pilots, and its most advanced jets, keep watch on China around the clock AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying Taiwanese fighter pilots are on call around the clock to intercept Chinese jets that regularly probe the island's airspace....
19:04, 2020-01-15

Taiwan marks Tiananmen protests anniversary with giant balloon ‘Tank Man’ Next Tuesday marks 30 years since the protests, led by students who were joined by individuals from all walks of life, calling for political reform....
00:08, 2019-06-02

Divers search for victims after arch bridge collapses in eastern Taiwan Six people are believed trapped on one of the fishing boats, the National Fire Agency said....
14:28, 2019-10-01

Buildings shake, schools evacuated as quake hits east Taiwan An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in t...
08:28, 2019-04-18

How US-built Abrams tanks could help Taiwan stop a Chinese ground attack The Trump administration’s plan to sell tanks, missiles and ground-launched air defenses to Taiwan embodies what might be called a strategic paradigm...
14:04, 2019-06-18

Taiwan election: Tsai Ing-Wen wins landslide in sharp rebuke to China Incumbent’s success marks dramatic comeback for party that campaigned against unification with ChinaTsai Ing-Wen has been re-elected as Taiwan’s pres...
17:08, 2020-01-11

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose...
19:48, 2019-07-12

Taiwan detects invasive fall armyworm pest in corn crop Taiwan is bracing for smaller crops of wheat, corn and rice, said an official late on Monday, after reporting its first sighting of the invasive fall...
10:00, 2019-06-11

Typhoon shuts businesses, forces flight cancellations in southern Taiwan Taiwan braced for typhoon Bailu on Saturday, shutting businesses and schools as airlines canceled hundreds of flights amid warnings of landslides, fl...
11:48, 2019-08-24

18 stranded, 6 injured in Taiwan as Tropical Storm Bailu heads towards China About 450 people were evacuated around the island and 12,000 households were without power late Saturday afternoon....
16:20, 2019-08-24

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighti...
10:24, 2019-06-11

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 ful...
07:44, 2019-07-15

Taiwan election: President Tsai leads early vote count Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen leads early results for the territory's presidential election. The vote is closely watched by China, which has hoped...
13:48, 2020-01-11

'Joined up': US leads effort to fortify Taiwan against Chinese election interference American and British officials are fighting the Chinese “cyber army” attempting to interfere in Taiwan’s upcoming presidential elections, the Washing...
18:52, 2019-11-27

German petition on Taiwan forces government to justify 'one China' policy After a petition submitted by an ordinary German citizen made its way to the Bundestag, the German government will have to explain why it doesn't hav...
17:16, 2019-12-06

Schools evacuated, subway services halted as quake rocks Taiwan A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capi...
10:04, 2019-04-18

Taiwan’s iPhone Tycoon Walks a Fraught U.S.-China Line in Presidential Run Terry Gou, who on Friday stepped back from his electronics empire, must strike a balance between the Washington and Beijing as the trade war simmers....
09:36, 2019-06-21

Schools evacuated, subway services halted as quake hits Taiwan A 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily halting subway services in the capi...
09:32, 2019-04-18

China extends influence in Pacific as Solomon Islands break with Taiwan Blow for Taipei as largest remaining ally in region switches relations to Beijing The Solomon Islands’ government has voted to sever its longstanding...
15:04, 2019-09-16

Former Steelers coach Bill Cowher was interrupted during a live TV segment and told he had been elected to the Hall of Fame CBS Former Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Bill Cowher learned he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame prior to the playoff game on CBS. Cowhe...
02:48, 2020-01-12

Biden claims at debate that he has the support of 'the only black woman' elected to the Senate, to which Kamala Harris responds, 'the other one is here!' Associated Press/John Bazemore Former Vice President Joe Biden said at the Democratic debate on Wednesday he had the support of the only black woman ...
05:52, 2019-11-21

Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and the 1st Black Woman to Be Elected a Mayor in Mississippi, Dies at 86 Unita Blackwell, a veteran of the civil rights movement and winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant who was the first black woman to be elected a mayor ...
06:00, 2019-05-16

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protecti...
19:20, 2019-06-04

Actor-Politician Hema Malini Leads In Mathura Actor-politician Hema Malini ruled the silver screen in the 1960s and 70s. She was popularly called the "Dream Girl" during her acting years. She is ...
21:12, 2019-05-23

Politician's ear bitten off during knife attack in Hong Kong Pro-democracy councillor among five wounded by alleged attacker shouting pro-Beijing slogansA man went on a knife rampage in Hong Kong leaving at lea...
21:28, 2019-11-03

Austrian politician “ashamed” of behavior caught on video BERLIN (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influenc...
14:56, 2019-05-24

Controversial German ex-politician's speech canceled after threats Social Democrat politician Thilo Sarrazin, who wrote several books criticizing Islam, was due to appear in Bremen. Local media said staff were put un...
14:12, 2019-11-30

Germany: neo-Nazi politician voted out of town council A town council in the German state of Hesse has reversed its unanimous decision to add a politician with neo-Nazi to its ranks....
11:10, 2019-10-23

How Boris Johnson went from political clown to powerful politician The results of the U.K.'s election are a triumph for a 55-year-old politician who has been written off more than once....
17:56, 2019-12-13

Prominent Congolese politician Katumbi returns from exile KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A prominent Congolese businessman and onetime presidential hopeful has returned home after three years in political exile. Moi...
13:00, 2019-05-20

Breaking the mould: Leo Varadkar is no typical Irish politician The gay son of an Indian immigrant has rebalanced his country’s relationship with BritainWhen Boris Johnson was foreign secretary he allegedly asked ...
07:16, 2019-10-11

Argentinian politician seriously injured in Buenos Aires shooting Héctor Olivares critically ill and provincial official dies after incident near congressional buildingAn Argentinian politician has been seriously in...
11:20, 2019-05-10

Ben Platt announces 'The Politician' Season 2 has started production Ben Platt announced on Twitter Tuesday that production on Season 2 of his Netflix series "The Politician" has commenced....
19:24, 2019-11-05

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hyn...
19:00, 2019-05-05

Report: Austrian politician offered contracts for support BERLIN (AP) — Two German newspapers have reported that the leader of Austria’s far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return f...
19:56, 2019-05-17

The Politician's antihero is a victory for queer characters – because he's awful Payton Hobart is an entitled, power-hungry kid. The Netflix show gives him room to be humanIn today’s daring TV landscape, a white, cisgender, egregi...
07:32, 2019-10-08

The Arab politician asking Israeli police to enter his communities Ayman Odeh reflects fears of Arab minority who feel abandoned by law enforcement amid a spike in gang violenceIt’s an unusual request – not one you m...
07:52, 2019-11-19

Suresh Angadi: Politician-Cum-Educationist And Now A First-Time Minister Suresh Angadi, a four-time member of Lok Sabha from Belgaum Lok Sabha constituency, is also an educationist whose institutions offer courses in comme...
03:28, 2019-05-31

"Just 2-3 Hours Of Sleep A Day": Yogeshwar Dutt On Life As A Politician After years spent wrestling for the country's glory, Yogeshwar Dutt entered a different kind of arena when he threw in his lot with the ruling BJP la...
05:28, 2019-10-18

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York...
17:48, 2019-08-06

We Were Never Going to Escape This Week Without a Sitting Politician Defending Slavery The New Hampshire Union Leader reported on Wednesday on a local dimension of Racist Week, which, of course, happened on Facebook....
23:00, 2019-07-18

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Ge...
05:20, 2019-06-19

The Politician star says show turned him off political career Ben Platt has said playing a character intent on becoming the US president in new show The Politician killed any political ambition he had....
23:00, 2019-09-25

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the myst...
15:52, 2019-06-09

'Scared for my life': politician's daughter pleads for outside help for Kashmir State is in panic over India’s removal of its status, says Iltija Mufti from under house arrestThe daughter of one of Kashmir’s most prominent politi...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain arrested in London Founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement has lived in self-imposed exile in UK for decadesPolice have arrested a prominent Pakistani politician in London....
20:04, 2019-06-11

The Roman Dictator Cincinnatus: Model of an Honest Politician? Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus is a figure from the Early Republican period of Rome’s history. Cincinnatus (a nickname given to him due to his curly ha...
22:12, 2019-06-11

Austrian politician arrested after firing pistol from balcony An Austrian police tactical unit was deployed after a 57-year-old local politician fired indiscriminately from his balcony. No one was injured, and t...
00:52, 2019-07-13

New arrest in murder of German politician Walter Lübcke Three weeks after the Kassel district president was shot dead, DNA evidence has prompted a new arrest. The 65-year-old was found with a gunshot wound...
18:04, 2019-06-16

Mississippi politician tells female reporter she can’t interview him unless she’s with a man A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor told a female reporter that he couldn’t be interviewed by her unless she was accompanied by a m...
08:12, 2019-07-11

German politician reveals death threats from neo-Nazis Social Democrat lawmaker Uli Grötsch had grown used to getting insults. But after receiving two death threats in the space of eight weeks, he has spo...
04:56, 2019-09-24

Ex-politician doesn’t want sex abuse accuser to stay anonymous A former New York City congressman says his sexual abuse accuser shouldn’t be allowed to file his lawsuit anonymously. Gary Ackerman, a Democrat who ...
19:32, 2019-09-24

U.S. politician denies interview with female reporter unless she’s chaperoned by a man The candidate for governor said that he won’t be alone with any woman other than his wife, even while working or campaigning....
16:28, 2019-07-12

Hundreds attend vigil for slain German politician The town of Wolfhagen has been remembering local politician Walter Lübcke, who was shot dead in an apparent act of right-wing violence. Meanwhile, Ch...
17:32, 2019-06-22

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel...
10:40, 2019-06-09

German politician's death 'execution,' says civic head Germany's Cities Association head has termed the recent death of a senior politician in Kassel as an "execution." The federal ombudswoman for victims...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Meet David Corenswet, The Politician Star Everyone Is Talking About Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers for the first couple of episodes of the new Netflix series. There's a lot to love about Netflix's The P...
01:36, 2019-10-01

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his ...
20:12, 2019-07-15

White House: No politician should be blamed for another’s ‘evil intention’ The White House said Tuesday that no politician, including the president, should be blamed when someone “acts out their evil intention” &...
23:40, 2019-08-06

Germany probes 'right-wing extremist' murder of politician A politician has been murdered in an apparent execution-style assassination. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has described the attack as "rig...
14:08, 2019-06-18

Turkey: Opposition politician sentenced to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is polit...
21:28, 2019-09-06

Germany: Neo-Nazi politician to be voted out of post after outcry The news spread like wildfire across Germany — a far-right extremist politician was elected to a local post by representatives of mainstream parties....
04:28, 2019-09-10

Turkey: Opposition politician sentence to 9 years in jail Canan Kaftancioglu has been sentenced to prison for old tweets that allegedly spread terrorist propaganda. Her CHP party says the conviction is polit...
20:08, 2019-09-06

The Politician makes a flashy introduction, but its platform is unclear It’s a cliche to say that people who seek power probably shouldn’t have it—for good reason. Even if someone running for office, accumulating wealth, ...
15:12, 2019-09-27

Review: Ryan Murphy’s ‘The Politician’ is a worthy candidate Ryan Murphy's first big Netflix show, "The Politician" shows the early promise of "Glee" in a much more cynical package.     ...
14:56, 2019-09-27

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president o...
17:28, 2019-07-01

Man denies telling US politician Erica Thomas 'go back where you came from' Eric Sparkes admits berating lawmaker but says comment wasn’t racially chargedA man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for tak...
06:44, 2019-07-21

US risks China's anger after sealing $8bn deal to sell Taiwan 66 fighter jets Trump administration approves $8bn sale but Beijing says Washington will ‘bear the consequences’The Trump administration has approved the sale of 66 ...
07:20, 2019-08-21

Taiwan denies report that U.S. is pressuring it to prevent TSMC from supplying Huawei with chips If there has been one constant throughout the nearly four months that Huawei has been banned from its U.S. supply chain, it has been TSMC. Taiwan Sem...
19:00, 2019-11-04

Hong Kong protesters who fled to Taiwan for safety worry about election outcome Tired of waiting around, some are taking direct action to help the protesters restart their lives in Taiwan....
00:12, 2020-01-06

Taiwan's citizens battle pro-China fake news campaigns as election nears Contest is in effect a referendum on the future of the self-governed island’s relationship with ChinaCitizen groups in Taiwan are fighting a Russian-...
07:04, 2019-12-30

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to...
19:08, 2019-08-12

China suspends mainland movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was suspending mainland Chinese movies and their personnel from participating in Taiwan's annual Golden H...
05:08, 2019-08-07

Moment bridge collapses in Taiwan crushing boats and trapping crew – video A bridge has collapsed over a bay in eastern Taiwan sending an oil tanker truck falling on to boats in the water below. The truck then caught fire. S...
17:04, 2019-10-01

China is filling a 'strategic vacuum' in the Pacific left by the US and its allies, and that's bad news for Taiwan REUTERS/Xihao Jiang Taiwan, which China considers to be a renegade territory, lost two of its few remaining allies in late September. China has sough...
16:48, 2019-10-05

Storm in a bubble teacup over Taiwan firm's support for Hong Kong protesters Mainland Chinese social media users call for boycott after franchise urged solidarityInternet users on the Chinese mainland have blacklisted popular ...
17:12, 2019-08-08

Taiwan orders markets, schools closed on Friday as super typhoon approaches Authorities in Taiwan have ordered markets, businesses and schools to close on Friday as a super typhoon approaches the island, forcing flight cancel...
14:24, 2019-08-08

China lashes out at Taiwan for offering asylum to Hong Kong democracy protesters Taiwan lacks a formal legal mechanism for assessing and granting asylum requests, although it has granted residency to several vocal opponents of the...
13:00, 2019-08-19

Bill Cowher elected to Hall of Fame: Mike Tomlin, Art Rooney II, Jerome Bettis and other Steelers react Cowher received a slew of congratulatory messages from his old franchise shortly after getting the call to Canton...
20:28, 2020-01-13

German politician Lübcke's death continues to puzzle police German police are pursuing their investigations into the violent death of district president Walter Lübcke. A man who was detained for questioning ha...
20:40, 2019-06-10

B.C. politician breaks silence: China detained me, is interfering ‘in our democracy’ Since his detention in 2015, Richard Lee said, China’s interference in Canadian society has increased in myriad ways....
13:48, 2019-11-29

Gunmen kill prominent politician-union leader in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials say an 83-year-old union leader and former federal senator has been assassinated in central Mexico. The Guanajuato state...
17:20, 2019-05-12

Trump Is Absolutely Going to Commute Disgraced Politician Rod Blagojevich’s Sentence—and Here’s Why It’s hard to remember a time when there was a politician arguably more corrupt than the current president, but that time was 2008, and the man was fo...
22:00, 2019-08-08

British politician’s Twitter account hijacked by angry staffer A British politician was branded a “disgustingly morally bankrupt person” in his own Twitter feed Tuesday — when one of his communication...
00:20, 2019-07-24

French politician accused of doctoring photo of Alpine climb Éric Woerth hits back after social media ridiculeA French politician has hit back at claims he changed the angle in a photograph to make the his asce...
22:08, 2019-08-13

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black perso...
03:40, 2019-08-15

Politician in serious condition after attack leaves blood pouring from his neck Indian politician Tanveer Sait, a member of the Indian National Congress, has been rushed to hospital after sustaining 'major injuries' during an att...
23:16, 2019-11-17

Twitter suspends Jewish newspaper, SPD politician for anti-AfD tweets Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweet...
21:12, 2019-05-13

India's ruling party expels politician accused of rape BJP’s Kuldeep Singh Sengar sacked days after car crash left alleged victim critically injuredIndia’s ruling party has expelled an official accused of...
15:36, 2019-08-01

Polish politician makes what appears to be ‘gun’ gesture at Trump’s back Polish politician Donald Tusk on Thursday tweeted a photo of him pointing a pair of fingers towards President Trump’s back, a gesture some alar...
20:36, 2019-12-05

Indian teenager who accused politician of rape injured in crash Family says car crash that left two relatives dead was attempt to silence alleged victimA teenager who alleged she had been raped by a ruling party o...
16:48, 2019-07-29

Look: Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow make promises in 'The Politician' poster Netflix released a key art poster and first trailer for the Ryan Murphy series "The Politician," starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange a...
18:04, 2019-08-19

Algerian military jails prominent politician, raising worry ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military court has detained a prominent left-wing politician as it investigates an alleged plot against the count...
23:56, 2019-05-09

Superbad, The Ranch, The Politician and More Coming to Netflix in September 2019 September is always a great time to refresh--your Netflix picks, included. As youngsters go back to school, the streaming site is following traditi...
17:12, 2019-08-22

Ben Platt is delightfully ruthless in the trailer for Ryan Murphy's The Politician The only possible way the current presidential race could get more dramatic would be if Ryan Murphy were producing it himself. While that may not be ...
16:52, 2019-08-19

Germany: Suspected killer recants confession in murder of politician An attorney for defendant Stephan E. has said his client withdrew his guilty plea in a murder case that has shocked the country. The accused, who has...
16:40, 2019-07-02

Hong Kong protests: Man arrested after politician has part of ear bitten off A 48-year-old man has been arrested after five people were injured in a knife attack outside a Hong Kong mall during a pro-democracy protest....
23:44, 2019-11-04

India: BJP politician convicted of raping teen in Unnao case Kuldeep Sengar was found guilty of assaulting the then-16-year-old victim. The girl's family has accused local police of inaction, and the murder of ...
13:28, 2019-12-16

Estonian politician calls Finland’s new prime minister a ‘salesgirl’ Estonia’s conservative interior minister on Sunday ridiculed Finland’s new liberal prime minister as “salesgirl” — prompting an apology t...
07:04, 2019-12-17

This British Politician Yelling BE A GOOD BOY Officially Broke My Brain British politics is pretty wild right now, for reasons that I do not fully understand but are related to the disastrous, utterly incomprehensible nig...
01:12, 2019-09-05

Tokyo 2020 golf must be moved because of heat, politician tells IOC "A well-known Japanese politician has called on Olympic chief Thomas Bach to move the Tokyo 2020 golf tournaments to somewhere cooler, saying keeping...
15:48, 2019-10-31

Germany: CDU politician criticizes sky lantern marketing after Krefeld Zoo fire Ursula Heinen-Esser has expressed her dismay at the accessibility of buying the products that resulted in the inferno. More than 30 animals, includin...
07:56, 2020-01-05

Ryan Murphy's The Politician is decadent, entertaining, but kind of a mess Before stepping into the gilded halls of Santa Barbara’s Saint Sebastian High School, it is important to understand that the student body is embroile...
17:28, 2019-09-23

Naveen Patnaik, A Reluctant Politician To 5-Time Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, once a reluctant inheritor of the legacy of his legendary father and former Odisha chief minister Biju Patnaik, is all set to resume ...
12:48, 2019-05-29