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White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears

The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’re legal citizens, anyway. For ...

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears

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White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White...
03:28, 05/16/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-s...
20:00, 05/17/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Ind...
04:56, 05/02/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekl...
03:42, 05/02/2019

Trump White House opens door to Christian, conservative colleges Conservative and Christian colleges and universities are landing more interns inside the Trump White House and administration after an 8-year dry spe...
13:42, 05/06/2019

White House launches new bid spearheaded by Kushner to overhaul immigration system Reviving a deeply contentious issue that has stymied both Congress and the administration, the White House launched a new bid Tuesday to overhaul a l...
08:42, 05/08/2019

Democratic Governor Bullock touts broad appeal as he launches White House bid Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and prom...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Trump takes swipes at media in rally during White House correspondents dinner President Donald Trump attacked the press during a rally he held in Green Bay, Wisc. Saturday that aimed to be counter-programing to the White House ...
23:56, 04/28/2019

Donald Trump Pardons Disgraced Media Mogul Conrad Black: White House President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned disgraced media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison in the US for fraud and o...
04:28, 05/16/2019

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between lead...
21:42, 05/31/2019

Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism ...
22:56, 05/28/2019

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the ...
04:42, 06/07/2019

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government fundi...
03:14, 05/27/2019

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major s...
04:28, 05/31/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to m...
21:42, 05/07/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increa...
06:00, 04/29/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants know...
02:14, 06/05/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruc...
19:14, 05/01/2019

Ex-White House lawyer skips House hearing as Trump again spurns Congress The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump convened a hearing on Tuesday with another em...
16:42, 05/21/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGah...
00:42, 05/21/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing...
07:14, 05/21/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be ...
21:42, 06/04/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the pa...
18:28, 04/28/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instru...
21:56, 06/04/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the no...
20:00, 05/14/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction ...
23:28, 05/15/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citiz...
05:42, 06/05/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his ...
18:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. House panel to quiz ex-Trump aide Hicks, White House asserts immunity Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, is due to face questions in Congress on Wednesday on six instances in which Democrats b...
14:42, 06/19/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about spe...
23:28, 05/21/2019

Defied by Trump, House panel holds rapid hearing without ex-White House lawyer The U.S. House of Representatives committee that would handle any impeachment of President Donald Trump briefly convened and then adjourned a hearing...
17:42, 05/21/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allega...
21:14, 05/15/2019

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was l...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currentl...
17:42, 06/14/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House ...
00:42, 05/09/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exempti...
00:28, 06/20/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn...
22:42, 05/07/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's off...
05:28, 05/22/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circul...
19:42, 06/15/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications te...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upsta...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become ...
19:14, 05/15/2019

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warne...
09:42, 05/28/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.  ...
23:42, 05/16/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it triv...
17:14, 04/30/2019

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The Eur...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and incitin...
11:00, 04/30/2019

O.J. Simpson says he will use social media to 'set the record straight' O.J. Simpson vowed he will use social media to “set the record straight,” in a video the notorious figure posted to his new Twitter account Saturday ...
03:28, 06/17/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circul...
00:56, 06/20/2019

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out t...
13:42, 05/25/2019

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his own...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But t...
15:14, 06/06/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my ...
11:28, 05/12/2019

Speller balances bee with reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Akash Vukoti is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the third time at age 9. It’s just one of his many sta...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media messages land her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhatta...
18:42, 05/23/2019

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communicatio...
18:14, 05/24/2019

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which lef...
17:56, 06/08/2019

"Lovely Old Man": Huawei Executive Becomes Unlikely Social Media Star Chinese netizens posting to the social-media site Weibo this week threw their support behind an unlikely internet sensation: a bespectacled British H...
11:56, 06/13/2019

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that too...
01:28, 06/03/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled pol...
11:28, 05/22/2019

Police defend social media deal with fugitive Police in Connecticut say a fugitive has so far failed to honor an agreement to surrender once enough people responded positively to his wanted poste...
23:14, 05/24/2019

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing somet...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “dev...
22:00, 05/15/2019

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the ...
01:00, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access t...
10:28, 05/22/2019

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn&ap...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tel...
18:14, 04/29/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that ...
02:14, 05/11/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a sm...
19:14, 05/12/2019

Singapore Escalates Fight Against Misinformation on Social Media The Southeast Asian nation has passed a law requiring Facebook and other social-media companies to issue corrections for information posted their pla...
17:28, 05/09/2019

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and thei...
03:14, 06/08/2019

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to ne...
00:42, 06/04/2019

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researc...
22:28, 05/28/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other maj...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Steinmeier: 'Social media platforms have huge responsibility' In an interview with DW's director-general, Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier wa...
17:00, 05/27/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a sp...
21:42, 05/03/2019

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to sho...
21:14, 06/02/2019

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to the Seattle company’s forthcoming StyleSnap ...
20:56, 06/05/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions ...
19:14, 05/19/2019

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online ...
15:42, 05/23/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big ...
11:42, 05/11/2019

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to tak...
23:42, 06/05/2019

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email a...
19:42, 06/01/2019

How Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist Got His Start on Social Media When Mario Dedivanovic began assisting other makeup professionals in 2000, online makeup tutorials didn’t exist. Today, he has 6.5 million followers ...
09:28, 05/23/2019

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an exp...
10:14, 05/28/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in th...
18:00, 05/09/2019

The most popular social media networks each year, gloriously animated Considering social media’s global impact (hello Trump and Brexit), it’s strange to think just how young the medium is. Hell, before the early 2000s, ...
02:56, 06/12/2019

Little girl’s terrifying ‘The Nun’-themed birthday party a social media hit One little girl is being praised on social media for conjuring up a spooky theme for her birthday party: “The Nun.” Three-year-old Lucia celebrated h...
02:28, 06/08/2019

Florida man who tried to pawn his baby off, claims it was a social media prank 43 year-old Brian Slocum entered the shop carrying his infant son into a local pawn shop and asking the pawn shop owner if he could pawn his baby. &...
20:14, 05/09/2019

The Fiver | Teenage YouTubers and apparent social media parodies Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Just like New York City and the poor woman that lives in the flat above Weird Uncle Fiver, footbal...
20:14, 06/13/2019

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for...
15:14, 06/01/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easte...
18:42, 05/13/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global overs...
15:42, 05/10/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media ...
04:28, 05/14/2019

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing pres...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Brit...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka lifts ban on social media, security remains tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumors after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source...
09:28, 04/30/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
01:28, 05/01/2019

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary war...
05:42, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a si...
17:56, 04/30/2019

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Dona...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram fo...
15:56, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombi...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Gen Zers struggle to save their sanity with social media breaks For Lent, “People usually give up chips or ice cream, something bad for you,” Vincent Opalewski tells The Post. “I decided to give up social media — ...
04:56, 05/30/2019

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this yea...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Repub...
02:14, 05/12/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted...
17:42, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks fro...
17:28, 05/15/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended o...
00:42, 05/21/2019

TikTok maker’s new app is another shot in the Chinese social media battle ByteDance, the world’s most valuable startup and the company behind popular apps like TikTok, has released a new app: Feiliao (飞聊). Or, if you transl...
14:56, 05/20/2019

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin...
05:28, 06/05/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social med...
08:42, 05/06/2019

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in ...
21:56, 06/11/2019

72 officers off streets amid probe into social media posts PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police Commissioner Richard Ross says 72 Philadelphia police officers have been placed on administrative duty amid an initial inv...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, wh...
18:42, 05/04/2019

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the fut...
18:56, 05/24/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook ...
18:56, 05/04/2019

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Australian politicians woo voters on Chinese social media app WeChat Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews, is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a chall...
06:14, 05/17/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct b...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could ...
23:14, 06/02/2019

Sri Lanka blocks some social media platforms after violent incidents The Sri Lankan government said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, ...
04:14, 05/13/2019

‘Jumanji’ stars share New Mexico experiences on social media FARMINGTON, New Mexico (AP) — The stars of the latest installment in the “Jumanji” franchise have posted to social media about their expe...
00:00, 05/05/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement ...
00:28, 05/17/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events ar...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the ...
07:42, 05/22/2019

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized b...
08:00, 06/12/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life sa...
14:56, 05/07/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manip...
20:28, 04/29/2019

How Social-Media Meme-Makers Rescued ‘Game of Thrones’ From Itself A viral clip mashing up Arya’s horse and the song “Old Town Road” brought a breath of democratic vitality to an exhausted and stumbling series in its...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could ...
02:42, 06/03/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through so...
15:42, 06/17/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the fi...
20:42, 04/29/2019

TPD to hold ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents “Meet Susan… a 42 year old man posing as a 15 year old girl online.” Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Attention parents!...
18:56, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Union official criticizes social media probe PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on Philadelphia police officers’ social media posts (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A Philadelphia police union of...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false inf...
17:56, 05/13/2019

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, ...
01:14, 05/25/2019

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, ste...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the health...
20:28, 05/22/2019

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto ...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of ...
13:56, 05/25/2019

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purcha...
23:42, 06/15/2019

World’s first 360-degree infinity pool confuses social media: ‘Where are the stairs?’ The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is could begin construction in London as soon as 2020, according to British pool design company Compass Po...
02:14, 06/08/2019

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online an...
05:42, 05/26/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between grou...
01:28, 05/06/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the hel...
14:56, 05/20/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Ma...
15:14, 06/09/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a lon...
08:28, 05/05/2019

Selena Gomez Calls Social Media 'Dangerous', 'Terrible' for Youth Selena Gomez said social media had been "terrible" for her generation but said she tried to set a good example for her 150 million followers on Insta...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watchin...
23:56, 05/04/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on ...
06:56, 05/14/2019

Social media users help cops bust alleged turtle killer Justice came slow and steady for this alleged turtle killer. Devin Antoine Simpson, 20, was busted by cops in North Carolina for kicking to death the...
03:56, 06/05/2019

Court records: Bevin blocks thousands of social media users LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reason...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform...
00:56, 06/11/2019

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… ...
17:00, 06/05/2019

NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's T...
15:42, 05/03/2019

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million s...
22:42, 06/04/2019

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle...
07:00, 06/18/2019

On Journalist's Arrest Over Social Media Post, Akhilesh Yadav's Reaction Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting a journalist for sharing an alleged objectionable...
17:14, 06/11/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be d...
22:42, 05/15/2019

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the hel...
17:28, 05/20/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expe...
11:56, 05/02/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and...
01:14, 05/07/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platform...
23:56, 05/04/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrat...
10:14, 05/23/2019

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate onli...
21:56, 05/30/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles...
18:14, 05/24/2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission re...
17:00, 06/14/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the faciliti...
20:28, 04/28/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying i...
11:42, 05/23/2019

J.J. Watt announces engagement to Kealia Ohai with social media post The Houston Texans' J.J. Watt got engaged to soccer star Kealia Ohai, saying in a Twitter post, "I'm the luckiest man in the world."  ...
05:28, 05/27/2019

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 201...
15:42, 06/05/2019

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' priv...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that h...
13:28, 06/08/2019

Selena Gomez Reveals How Social Media Made Her Feel Depressed Selena Gomez has 152 million followers on Instagram and was even the most followed person on the platform at a point in time. However, the 26-year-ol...
18:42, 06/12/2019

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that succe...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of off...
14:00, 05/22/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital commu...
03:00, 05/17/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several...
03:42, 05/11/2019

France Steps Up Global Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators sweeping power to audit and fine large social-media companies like Facebook if they don’t adequately remove hateful c...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz R...
21:14, 06/12/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing. ...
20:28, 04/28/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook,...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communic...
16:28, 06/03/2019

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizati...
11:42, 06/06/2019

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virgi...
09:28, 06/03/2019

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature....
01:56, 06/04/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establish...
17:28, 04/29/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media ...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.       &...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Leeds’ tawdry Twitter beef with Derby is actually social media done right | Paul MacInnes It may look petty but this online antagonism shows how football clubs have become relatively savvy online operators after their faltering first steps...
19:42, 05/28/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.R...
00:42, 05/24/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Pres...
02:42, 05/29/2019

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited...
23:14, 06/05/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State War...
12:28, 05/01/2019

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear h...
15:28, 06/03/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across soci...
23:14, 05/23/2019

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has foun...
14:42, 05/31/2019

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...
04:56, 06/14/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to t...
13:28, 05/25/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s calle...
04:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of ...
13:28, 05/25/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on socia...
06:14, 06/07/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president twe...
19:28, 04/28/2019

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister Assam police arrested a member of the ruling BJP's social media team on Thursday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister S...
07:28, 06/14/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive image...
15:28, 05/01/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical. ...
11:42, 06/13/2019

Big Advertisers and Social Media Form Alliance to Fight 'Unsafe' Content Online The companies said the effort, called the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and announced during the ad industry’s annual Cannes Lions festival, ...
09:42, 06/18/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreeme...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subject...
05:56, 05/16/2019

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. T...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Jussie Smollett Celebrates Pride in First Social Media Post Since Alleged Attack Jussie Smollett has made his return to social media. On Monday morning, the Empire star took to Instagram where he shared a memorable clip from this...
01:14, 06/11/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night&rs...
05:42, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast ...
13:00, 05/13/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was wide...
13:14, 05/13/2019

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, ...
23:42, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Pres...
04:14, 05/29/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to 27 years for killing woman, 18, then ordering pizza and posting on social media A New Jersey man was sentenced Thursday to 27 years in prison after prosecutors say he killed an 18-year-old woman then ordered a pizza and posted vi...
20:42, 05/17/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of l...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office — a...
18:56, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques an...
05:56, 05/13/2019

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Ja...
12:56, 05/27/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on ...
07:56, 05/13/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theori...
14:42, 05/04/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring ...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the ...
21:28, 05/21/2019

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government inte...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez to run as vice presidential candidate in 2019 election: social media Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will run as a vice presidential candidate in national elections later this year, the country's divisive fo...
15:14, 05/18/2019

Nearly 2 dozen St. Louis officers flagged over alleged 'racially charged social media posts' The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s Office placed nearly two dozen city police officers on an exclusion list Tuesday after learning about recently revea...
09:28, 06/19/2019

Florida woman accused of sending pics of male's genitals over social media: report A 24-year-old mother of two who allegedly “maliciously posted” photos of a man’s genitalia on his own social media accounts and demanded he pay her m...
12:56, 04/30/2019

Red Sox pitcher David Price signal-boosts tweet about 'white Sox' visiting Trump's White House The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday with President Donald Trump.     &...
21:56, 05/06/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Britney Spears flaunts body in zebra bikini, hits back at social-media haters The 37-year-old star took to Instagram to broadcast a carefree image – and to send a message confirming that she's the one posting those v...
20:42, 05/29/2019

Pampers to install 5,000 changing stations in men's rooms after viral social media post sparks outrage Pampers announced a new initiative this week that aims at installing 5,000 baby changing tables in men’s rooms across the country after a viral socia...
19:14, 06/12/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off t...
22:28, 04/29/2019

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.  &#...
04:28, 06/15/2019

Chelsea Flower Show 2019: Duchess of Cambridge says children should use social media less as she tours gardens The Duchess of Cambridge today said children need to be encouraged to connect more with nature and less with social media as she toured Chelsea Flowe...
14:56, 05/20/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in pa...
00:42, 05/15/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's T...
04:14, 05/03/2019

LPGA star plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, “To read some of the hurtful things being said to m...
16:56, 05/01/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the comp...
08:28, 05/11/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the pla...
08:14, 05/17/2019

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long ti...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to m...
03:28, 05/01/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she allegedly was discovered dead...
15:56, 05/03/2019

Israel Folau sacked over social media posts after panel rules in favour of Rugby Australia $4m contract terminated for breaching code of conductPlayer ‘saddened’ by decision but is ‘considering options’Israel Folau’s rugby career appears ov...
12:42, 05/17/2019

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group ...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, pr...
02:28, 06/02/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Pres...
23:28, 05/28/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit...
18:56, 05/10/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2...
08:42, 05/02/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) ...
05:28, 05/09/2019

Celtics star Jayson Tatum chided on social media after his beloved Blues beat Bruins in Stanley Cup Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum celebrated the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday on social media and immediately ...
00:42, 06/14/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments followi...
04:42, 05/01/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail o...
20:56, 06/13/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media pl...
23:14, 05/06/2019

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, Wh...
12:28, 06/12/2019

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The D...
07:14, 06/15/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that h...
00:14, 05/05/2019

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital....
10:14, 05/22/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted En...
20:42, 05/03/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has ...
07:14, 06/14/2019

LVMH Launches New Fashion House With Rihanna The luxury conglomerate has created a new fashion house with Rihanna, betting the recording star and social media powerhouse can bring the same cache...
06:00, 05/11/2019

"Don't Call Yeti A Beast": Social Media Reacts After Army's "Yeti" Tweet The Indian Army's Twitter post on Monday on the discovery of "mysterious footprints of the mythical beast Yeti" during an expedition last month has s...
10:56, 04/30/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007. ...
12:56, 05/06/2019

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better. ...
02:42, 05/27/2019

House Judiciary Committee launches antitrust investigation into tech giants The announcement of a congressional investigation comes just after reports that the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission are planning prob...
00:42, 06/04/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper...
18:14, 04/28/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump LPGA pro Lexi Thompson will take social-media break after a round of golf with President Donald Trump and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh. ...
21:28, 04/30/2019

BBC bosses called on to issue an apology after Imam who made 'disturbing' social media comments appeared on BBC debate Viewers today called on BBC bosses to issue an apology after "disturbing" social media posts were unearthed from an Imam who made an appearance on th...
10:56, 06/19/2019

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be r...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves b...
18:42, 05/16/2019

House Judiciary Committee Launches Tech Antitrust Inquiry Amid Reports DOJ, FTC May Take Action Over the past week, the two federal agencies with mandates to enforce antitrust law—the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission—have a...
06:14, 06/04/2019

Red Sox contingent honored at White House Some members of the Boston Red Sox celebrated their 2018 World Series title with President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday, as the team d...
00:42, 05/10/2019

Tiger Woods at the White House Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
08:42, 05/07/2019

White House Escalates Feud With Fed Top White House and Federal Reserve officials squared off over interest rates in a public clash over how to manage the economy at a time of strong gr...
22:42, 05/03/2019

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcom...
00:14, 06/13/2019

House Opens Tech Antitrust Inquiry With Look at Threat to News Media Local journalism has been pushed “to the verge of extinction,” said a member of a committee that plans 18 months of hearings and other scrutiny of th...
01:56, 06/12/2019

Ex-House of Commons leader Leadsom enters race to be next British PM: media Former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom will enter the race to be leader of UK's Conservative party and replace Theresa May as prime minister, ...
04:14, 05/26/2019

William McRaven on White House run: No plans, but 'never say never' Retired Adm. William McRaven, who oversaw the Navy SEAL raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, is not completely closing the door ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Maryland man fatally set himself on fire near White House WASHINGTON (AP) — A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died. U.S. Park police tell news outlets 33-year...
19:42, 05/30/2019

White House Ratchets Up Trade Fight Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on its promises and vo...
02:56, 05/07/2019

Ask Maggie Haberman About Covering the White House Since she joined The Times in 2015, Maggie Haberman has been a driving force behind much of its award-winning political coverage and a lightning rod ...
20:14, 06/15/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at th...
06:42, 05/10/2019

Tiger to be honored at White House on Monday Tiger Woods will celebrate his Masters victory and receive the nation's highest honor for a civilian when he visits the White House and President Don...
19:28, 05/02/2019

Trump welcomes Red Sox contingent to the White House President Trump welcomed the World Series champion Boston Red Sox to the White House on Thursday — even though some players and team manager Alex Cor...
05:14, 05/10/2019

WATCH: F-35 performs White House flyover An F-35 flew over the White House and downtown Washington, D.C., to mark the visit of Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday. The United States a...
21:28, 06/12/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House The man, identified as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland, lit himself on fire Wednesday afternoon on the Ellipse Park, not far from the Washington Mo...
15:28, 05/30/2019

White House highlights F-35s to Poland in flyover President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda watched an F-35 fighter jet fly over the White House grounds Wednesday. The flyover was plan...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Man set himself on fire near White House, severely injured WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say a man set himself on fire at a national park near the White House and has been hospitalized in critical condition. ...
11:00, 05/30/2019

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources e...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Person who tried to get onto White House grounds arrested WASHINTON, D.C. — A person was arrested Friday night after trying to get onto the White House grounds near the historic Treasury Building, the ...
06:42, 06/15/2019

Arnav Gupta, man who set himself on fire near White House, dies The man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, authorities confirmed Thursday. Arnav Gupta, of Bethesda, Md., erupted...
14:42, 05/30/2019

White House Memo: Trump and the Four-Letter Presidency At rallies and in interviews, on Twitter and in formal speeches, he relishes the bad-boy language of a shock jock, just one more way of provoking the...
04:56, 05/20/2019

Man in Critical Condition After Setting Himself on Fire Near the White House The Secret Service cleared the area of people, including a group protesting the Trump administration’s plan to roll back protections for transgender ...
00:56, 05/30/2019

The White House Is Revoking Press Passes En Masse After almost eliminating press conferences, the Trump administration’s campaign against journalists covering the White House has reached a new peak. ...
06:56, 05/09/2019

USMCA's fate up to Pelosi, White House official says The fate of President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade is entirely based on whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., agrees to sche...
22:28, 05/29/2019

Sarah Sanders to leave White House at end of June White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, one of the president's closest and most trusted White House aides, will be leaving the administration...
02:42, 06/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi says White House is 'crying out for impeachment' House speaker urges family to intervene over Trump’s wellbeingPelosi: ‘Maybe he wants a leave of absence’The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy P...
02:28, 05/24/2019

The White House's Middle East Meetup Is Already a Mess Since shortly after joining the Trump administration, Jared Kushner has made it his personal mission to solve the Gordian Knot that is the Israeli-Pa...
02:56, 06/18/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White Ho...
01:42, 05/11/2019

White House Chief Economist to Leave Post Kevin Hassett, the Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers, told The Wall Street Journal that his departure had “been in the works for a good long t...
14:42, 06/03/2019

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House: US Officials A man who set himself on fire near the White House has died of his injuries, the US Park Police said on Thursday. The man set himself on fire on the ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Biden plans first NYC fundraising swing of White House bid Joe Biden is building his 2020 war-chest with an upcoming round of New York fundraisers. The Dem front-runner has two campaign events slated for June...
04:42, 05/16/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran wo...
19:56, 05/08/2019

White House says China has indicated it wants to make trade deal The United States has received an indication from China that Beijing wants to make a trade deal, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters...
20:28, 05/08/2019

Congress has no right to 'do-over' of Russia probe: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democr...
21:14, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.    &...
21:42, 05/02/2019

No White House Trip For Non-Citizens, Says US Principal; Sent On Leave A Maryland elementary school principal has been placed on administrative leave, a Prince George's County school system spokeswoman said Friday, after...
06:56, 05/04/2019

The White House Is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the va...
22:14, 05/07/2019

Kim Kardashian talks prisoner re-entry at White House Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to t...
01:42, 06/14/2019

'No do-over': White House says Congress is trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to cond...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Salesforce.com signs on to White House job-training initiative San Francisco-based cloud software company Salesforce.com Inc on Thursday said it was joining a White House initiative to provide training for new sk...
14:14, 05/16/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won’t visit White House CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to Presi...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House, police say United States Park Police identified the man as Arnav Gupta, 33, of Bethesda, Maryland, who died Wednesday from his injuries.    ...
17:28, 05/30/2019

Secret Service Responding To Incident Outside White House (NBC) – The Secret Service is responding to an incident outside the White House, officials confirm. According to the tweet, officials are on Pe...
22:42, 06/19/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their...
19:14, 05/26/2019

Man Sets Himself on Fire Near the White House, Secret Service Says A man walked onto the Ellipse park in downtown Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon while the tourist trap was bustling with people and lit himself ...
02:42, 05/30/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)       ...
05:14, 05/11/2019

Person arrested near White House after stopping car, leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and much of 17th Street were on lockdown for a time Sunday night as authorities arrested a person whose vehicle sto...
07:42, 06/03/2019

| Trump invites Hungary's Orban to White House US President Donald Trump is to host Hungary's firebrand anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House next week, officials said on...
01:28, 05/08/2019

White House defends new tariffs on Mexican goods White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended the president's decision to impose new tariffs on Mexican goods as a way to pressure the gove...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Joe Scarborough: Trump is 'the worst dealmaker' that has ever sat in the White House MSNBC host Joe Scarborough slammed President Trump as the “worst dealmaker that's ever sat in the presidential office” after the president cut short ...
17:42, 05/23/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in...
01:56, 05/19/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not ear...
20:28, 04/29/2019

Outfit the Rest Of Your House With Philips Hue White Bulbs, Now Just $13 Each Even dedicated Philips Hue owners will tell you that not every light bulb needs to transform into a colorful, pulsating light show. But Hue’s automat...
22:00, 05/26/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that ...
04:14, 06/10/2019

Trump says will not fire White House adviser Conway U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchd...
15:28, 06/14/2019

A Big Mac at the White House: Trump’s telling sports celebrations He’s hosted teams and honored athletes, but the president’s ceremonies reveal his polarising natureOn Monday last week, it was the Baylor Lady Bears ...
08:28, 05/10/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on...
07:14, 05/10/2019

Mueller should testify to Congress if he wants: White House adviser U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller should testify in front of Congress about his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether P...
19:56, 05/01/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was...
01:56, 05/07/2019

White House tried to block Kris Kobach from testifying about census The White House tried to block former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach from testifying to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his con...
01:28, 06/08/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if P...
00:28, 06/05/2019

Red Sox White House visit shows clear racial divide What I'm Hearing: The Red Sox visit to the White House was well... very white. USA TODAY's Tom Schad captures the scene from D.C.  &#...
02:28, 05/10/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Jus...
00:28, 05/17/2019

White House plans new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Friday that the U.S. formally began placing an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods under ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt...
05:28, 06/04/2019

Here’s What President Trump Told the Children of White House Reporters President Donald Trump spent some time chatting with kids who were at the White House for “Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day” on Th...
22:14, 04/28/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same d...
02:00, 05/09/2019

White House: President Trump ‘Deadly Serious’ About Mexico Tariffs WASHINGTON — A top White House official said Sunday that President Donald Trump is “deadly serious” about slapping tariffs on impo...
00:00, 06/03/2019

White House consents to congressional interview of ex-staffer on security The White House said on Friday it has consented to a former staffer appearing before a congressional panel for an "on the record interview," accompan...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Trump, Xi likely to meet in Japan in June: White House adviser U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are likely to meet during a G20 summit in Japan at the end of June and discuss tra...
17:14, 05/12/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presiden...
03:14, 05/07/2019

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead? WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about th...
07:56, 06/14/2019

Outgoing White House economist says tariffs and deficits are bad for America Outgoing White House economist Kevin Hassett voiced concern on Monday about the consequences of America's trade wars and rising mountain of debt, two...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to ...
12:28, 06/02/2019

White House expands health accounts for small firms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it will expand options for small companies to use special accounts to help workers buy their own heal...
01:28, 06/14/2019

Senate GOP to meet with Trump White House on spending bills Top Senate Republicans will meet with President Donald Trump's negotiating team to discuss whether the party can pass government funding bills amid s...
19:14, 06/09/2019

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Bi...
21:28, 05/26/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of...
17:56, 06/08/2019

US elections 2020: a simple guide to the race for the White House From the debates, to the conventions, to the electoral college, here’s everything you need to know On 3 November 2020, Americans will head to the pol...
16:42, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that ...
05:14, 06/10/2019

Trump welcomes NASCAR champ Logano to White House President Donald Trump welcomed NASCAR champion Joey Logano — and his race car — to the White House Tuesday. Trump celebrated the 2018 NA...
06:28, 05/01/2019

US Chamber weighing lawsuit against White House over Trump tariffs The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is weighing a lawsuit against the White House over President Trump's Mexico tariffs, which begin in June.  &#...
21:42, 05/31/2019

A Whole Bunch Of Red Sox Will Skip Visiting Donald Trump At The White House The Red Sox wrap up a road trip in Baltimore this week, but won’t all be heading back to Boston together. The team is running two separate charter fl...
17:56, 05/06/2019

White House blocks former counsel McGahn from testifying to Congress McGahn had been scheduled to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to answer questions following the release of the Mueller report l...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Trump says top White House economist Kevin Hassett leaving WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the White House’s top economist is leaving soon. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump says the chairman...
07:42, 06/03/2019

Mama duck and ducklings ‘breach’ White House gates A viral video shows a mother duck and her ducklings waltzing under a fence leading to the White House in what might be the least threatening invasion...
04:14, 05/15/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, an...
00:42, 05/23/2019

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once a...
23:42, 06/16/2019

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quant...
06:00, 06/02/2019

Trump tells ex-White House counsel McGahn not to appear before Congress U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify about the Russia investigation before ...
00:42, 05/21/2019

White House Delays Decision on Auto Tariffs for 180 Days The Trump administration said Friday it would put off for 180 days a final decision on whether to impose broad tariffs on automobile and auto-part im...
15:14, 05/17/2019

Trump hosts Hungary’s nationalist leader at White House U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House Monday, where they discussed trade, energy and national...
03:14, 05/14/2019

Kim Kardashian West returns to White House to help ex-prisoners get jobs The reality star announced a ride-sharing program to help former prisoners get transportation to job interviews and workThe reality star and activist...
01:14, 06/14/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan as defense secretary -White House President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, breaking ...
23:14, 05/09/2019

The White House wants the Fed to cut rates. Wall Street says it's a terrible idea. Getty Images/Pool Top White House brass, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, have recently called for the Federal Reserv...
03:14, 05/04/2019

White House Urges Internet Users To Denounce 'Censorship' President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday renewed its claims of political favoritism among search engines and social media platforms by la...
07:56, 05/16/2019

Trump announces departure of White House economic adviser U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Kevin Hassett will "shortly" leave his post, but di...
04:28, 06/03/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with compani...
02:42, 06/13/2019

More talks, but no deal yet to prevent US tariffs on Mexico, White House says Vice President Mike Pence said the U.S. was encouraged by Mexico’s latest proposals but that, so far, tariffs still were set to take effect on Monday...
04:28, 06/07/2019

The White House May Designate the Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump and his national security team are weighing whether to designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrori...
11:42, 05/01/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administrat...
08:14, 05/14/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congr...
05:14, 05/08/2019

White House Won't Invite Israeli Officials to Bahrain Conference The White House said Monday it won’t invite the Israeli government to the unveiling of the economic part of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan at a B...
03:56, 06/18/2019

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19:28, 05/02/2019

Trump to tell ex-White House counsel not to appear before Congress: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to instruct former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena by failing to show up on T...
20:42, 05/20/2019

Dems set hearing for ex-White House lawyer over Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary panel has set a May 21 hearing for testimony from former White House counsel Don McGahn, a key figure in specia...
17:56, 05/14/2019

Trump administration eyes more aid to farmers if necessary: White House aide The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out up to $...
23:28, 04/29/2019

Polish leader to visit Trump in June: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, in Washington on June 12 to talk about security and defense among ot...
21:14, 05/15/2019

White House to Former Counsel Don McGahn: Ignore Those Congressional Subpoenas, We Got You The White House is continuing its efforts to defy Congress as new reports note that the Trump administration has directed former White House counsel ...
22:28, 05/07/2019

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to...
01:14, 06/03/2019

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to Afr...
03:00, 06/14/2019

White House requests reports of 'censorship' and your email address Following up on political arguments over charges of "censorship" on social media, the White House has linked to a questionnaire on TypeForm.com where...
01:42, 05/16/2019

White House: Israelis not invited to Mideast peace workshop WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says that Israeli representatives have not been invited to the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestin...
21:00, 06/17/2019

White House says still backs Moore for Fed, reviewing past remarks U.S. President Donald Trump's economic adviser on Tuesday said the White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of...
21:00, 04/29/2019

White House says Stephen Moore still has Trump's support for Fed seat The White House still backs Stephen Moore for a seat on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said ...
01:42, 04/30/2019

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trum...
18:28, 05/23/2019

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heighten...
19:56, 05/23/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican ...
20:56, 05/01/2019

AP sources: White House wanted USS McCain moved for Trump The White House wanted the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's trip to Jap...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Reports: Tiger Woods to visit White House on Monday President Trump will honor Tiger Woods, who won his 15th major and fifth green jacket at Augusta last month, at the White House.    &...
16:14, 05/02/2019

White House says will reappoint Puerto Rico oversight board The White House said on Monday it will ask the U.S. Senate to confirm the current members of Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight boar...
07:42, 04/30/2019

Trump loses loyalist Sanders in another White House departure White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the ...
00:42, 06/14/2019

White House denies Trump storming out of meeting was a stunt The White House on Thursday denied that President Donald Trump's eruption one day earlier at a meeting with Democratic leaders was a pre-planned stun...
18:28, 05/23/2019

The Latest: White House blasts Dems’ Barr hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House Judiciary Committee hearing about the attorney general’s handling of the special counsel’s Russia...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Trump takes credit for Red Sox success after White House visit President Trump on Monday gave a shoutout to the Boston Red Sox in the midst of their five-game winning streak, for which he is apparently taking som...
20:14, 05/13/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans c...
05:28, 05/08/2019

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship While Navy officials insisted they did not hide the ship, they did give all of sailors aboard the day off on Tuesday as President Trump visited Yokos...
08:00, 05/30/2019

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...
20:42, 05/20/2019

‘Big 4’ leaders to begin talks with White House on budget deal Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy have agre...
18:14, 05/17/2019

Hickenlooper says White House does not need a 'strongman' 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...
19:56, 05/20/2019

Delay in Huawei Ban Is Sought by White House Budget Office The acting director of the Office of Management and Budget said the order could burden companies that work with Huawei but also do business with the ...
05:00, 06/10/2019

The Latest: White House plays down tariff meeting hopes WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on goods coming from Mexico (all times local): 11:20 a.m. White Hou...
18:14, 06/05/2019

Congress has no right to conduct ‘do-over’ of Mueller investigation: White House counsel Congress has no right to conduct a "do-over" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the White House said in a letter blasting House Democr...
03:28, 05/16/2019

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to...
02:14, 06/02/2019

White House adviser says tariffs on Mexican goods may not be needed White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect, offering a glim...
17:42, 06/05/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice ...
00:42, 05/21/2019

Nancy Pelosi: ‘The White House is just crying out for impeachment' – video The Democratic speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, said the White House was “crying out for impeachment” and called for Donald Trump’s family to inte...
02:28, 05/24/2019

U.S.-China trade talks to continue on Friday: White House U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade...
06:28, 05/10/2019

US-China trade talks to continue on Friday, White House says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade...
05:14, 05/10/2019

White House asked Navy to keep USS McCain out of Trump’s sight (CNN) – President Donald Trump and John McCain’s long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-...
19:42, 05/30/2019

Trump aides DeStefano, Knight to depart White House DeStefano is expected to advise a number of companies, including Juul, the e-cigarette company, while helping on the president’s reelection campaign....
01:56, 05/22/2019

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for r...
19:42, 06/13/2019

Trump blocks former White House counsel from testifying to Congress Team Trump thumbed its nose at House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler again Monday — telling him that ex-White House counsel Don McGhan will ig...
22:56, 05/20/2019

White House directs Hope Hicks not to comply with subpoena The White House directed former administration officials Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to comply with a subpoena to turn over documents from the...
21:28, 06/04/2019

Iran 'nuclear blackmail' must be met with international pressure: White House Iran's plan to exceed internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium amount to "nuclear blackmail" and must be met with increased ...
17:28, 06/17/2019

Mexico to Lobby White House as Trump's Tariffs Loom Mexican officials plan to lobby Trump administration officials at the White House on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to hold off on tariffs that the...
19:56, 06/05/2019

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to t...
03:28, 06/14/2019

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West is returning to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving ...
22:56, 06/13/2019

White House Orders McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena WASHINGTON (NBC News) — The White House has directed former counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents rel...
19:28, 05/07/2019

Trump invites Hungary's Viktor Orban to White House Trump and Orban will meet at the White House for the first time on May 13 for talks on security and trade. Both leaders have taken tough anti-immigra...
19:56, 05/07/2019

Trump says Press Secretary Sanders to leave White House WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump ...
22:56, 06/13/2019

Donald Trump Likely To Meet Xi Jinping On Sidelines Of G20: White House US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will likely meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit later this month in Japan, a W...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Red Sox manager Alex Cora won't visit White House Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora will not attend the ceremony at the White House on Thursday honoring the 2018 World Series champions   &#...
02:56, 05/06/2019

'Punch a guy so hard he poops himself': Police under fire for 'shameful' social media posts The Plain View Project shows police officers referring to minorities as animals and shared pictures that are anti-Islam.     ...
07:00, 06/06/2019