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Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader

Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance" honoring a Confederate general a...

Ted Cruz leads backlash after Tennessee gov signs proclamation honoring early KKK leader

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Tennessee honors early KKK leader with proclamation Gov. Bill Lee proclaimed July 13 Nathan Bedford Forrest Day in Tennessee, honoring the former Civil War Confederate general, slave trader and early KK...
00:16, 07/14/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott, Delta Airlines and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new ...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Cruz’s 3-run double in 7th leads Twins past Rays 6-4 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz had three hits for Minnesota, including the go-ahead, three-run, two-out double after Tampa Bay starter Charlie Morton ...
08:48, 06/27/2019

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.     &...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Police use of DNA leads to backlash, changes to big database FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A popular online genetics database used to find unknown relatives has tightened its policies for police access over priva...
00:32, 06/08/2019

Police shooting in Tennessee leads to anger and chaos MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A chaotic scene erupted as authorities in Tennessee investigated a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The ...
11:16, 06/13/2019

Manhunt leads to suspect after five bodies found in Tennessee A suspect in the murders of five people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police on Saturday, ending an hours-long manhunt triggered by the ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Tennessee man leads chase that ends with car in flames: court documents A man accused of leading Tennessee deputies on a chase, then hanging out of his car window after it went airborne and caught fire on Sunday was taken ...
09:48, 07/16/2019

Shunned in New York, Brazil leader plans to meet Bush, Cruz in Texas Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro plans to meet with former U.S. President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Cruz in Texas next week, he said on Thursday, ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Biden backlash: will the frontrunner's early stumbles be his downfall? A blunder on abortion right this week shows he may have misjudged the mood of an increasingly progressive partySince his arrival in the 2020 president...
11:00, 06/08/2019

BJP Crosses Halfway Mark On Its Own In Early Leads: 10 Points The people's verdict on who rules the world's largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes started for the gener...
06:48, 05/23/2019

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Rep...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Artificial intelligence could spot early signs of schizophrenia Years before schizophrenia can be diagnosed by doctors, artificial intelligence may be able to detect early signs of the condition in people's speech...
15:32, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Georgia’s GOP Gov. Kemp signs early abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican ...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss ...
08:32, 05/05/2019

Businesswoman leads Guatemalan election, early results show Early results in Guatemala's presidential election point to a businesswoman in the lead to oversee a nation where tens of thousands have fled poverty ...
07:32, 06/17/2019

WRC Rally Italy: Sebastien Ogier leads early Citroen one-two Sebastien Ogier established an early 0.1-second lead on the World Rally Championship's Rally Italy over Citroen team-mate Esapekka Lappi after the ope...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Rahul Gandhi Trails Smriti Irani In Amethi As Early Leads Come In Congress president Rahul Gandhi is trailing in Amethi, his constituency in Uttar Pradesh since 2004. As early leads came in, Rahul Gandhi was behind t...
06:48, 05/23/2019

WRC Rally Italy: Latvala leads after Suninen error, Ogier out early Toyota's Jari-Matti Latvala leads Rally Italy by 2.8 seconds over team-mate Ott Tanak, as World Rally Championship leader Sebastien Ogier retired with...
13:16, 06/14/2019

Researchers hope a blood test can reveal early signs of cancer Scientists hope to perfect a new blood test that can detect the early signs of eight different types of cancer. Thrive Earlier Detection, a company fo...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Donna Brazile: 'Early warning' signs for Biden campaign after 'terrible week' Fox News contributor Donna Brazile said Friday that Joe Biden had a "terrible week" and his campaign must heed the "early warning" signs as the race h...
19:48, 06/07/2019

India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing Rahul Gandhi is set to face a backlash from within the main Indian opposition Congress party after it suffered a mauling for a second general election...
18:32, 05/23/2019

Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persisten...
18:48, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader race LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the race among British Conservatives to replace Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Boris Johnson has ...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Trump signs off sanctions targeting Iran's supreme leader US President Donald Trump has signed off "hard-hitting" sanctions against Iran which he says will target the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Kh...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Greek Leader Calls for Surprise Early Elections Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unexpectedly called snap national elections Sunday night after his left-wing Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat ...
01:16, 05/27/2019

Greek opposition leader says PM should quit and call early elections Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the resignation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday after a European Parliament election...
22:00, 05/26/2019

Golf: Lee slips early in bid to catch leader Koepka at PGA Championship New Zealand's Danny Lee made a rough start in his bid to close the one-shot gap on overnight leader Brooks Koepka as second round action at the PGA Ch...
16:00, 05/17/2019

How Germany Finds a Leader If Angela Merkel Steps Down Early: QuickTake German Chancellor Angela Merkel has always said she wanted to serve out her fourth term, even as she ruled out a re-election bid and stepped down last...
16:48, 07/11/2019

Golf-Johnson makes early move on leader Koepka at PGA Championship World number one Dustin Johnson charged up the PGA Championship leaderboard on Friday with a sizzling start that left him three shots back of overnigh...
18:16, 05/17/2019

'The Wolf of Wall Street' Leads to 1MDB Arrest of Ousted Malaysian Leader's Stepson Antigraft authorities arrested former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s stepson, who co-founded the company that produced “The Wolf of Wall Stree...
17:48, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest a...
01:32, 06/18/2019

Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated....
15:16, 06/13/2019

Austrian Leader Calls for Early Election Amid Vice Chancellor’s Resignation Over Video Scandal (VIENNA) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned Saturday over a covertly shot vide...
04:32, 05/19/2019

President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions....
19:48, 06/24/2019

Toyota takes issue with Trump proclamation In an unusually strong-worded statement, Toyota said Trump’s proclamation that the U.S. needs to defend itself against foreign cars and components “se...
14:32, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Proclamation revised to include gays, Hispanics ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the third anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has re...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Gov. DeSantis removes LGBTQ reference from Pulse anniversary proclamation Florida’s governor was accused of “straight-washing” his remembrance proclamation of the Pulse nightclub shooting on the third anniv...
18:16, 06/12/2019

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “cal...
19:16, 07/01/2019

Honoring fallen DPS officers TUCSON – “We will never forget” is at the top of 30 memorials for fallen Arizona Department of Public Safety Officers. On this day t...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Nike ‘I believe’ ad honoring World Cup champs is a hit Nike scored big with a much-talked-about ad congratulating the US Women’s team on its stunning World Cup victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. The m...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots TUCSON – In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising, Tucson Pride played a restored version of the film “Before Stonew...
08:16, 06/29/2019

How Patrick Corbin is honoring Tyler Skaggs: ‘What he needs to do’ Washington Nationals pitcher Patrick Corbin will honor the late Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs when he takes the mound Tuesday night. Corbin, who normall...
01:48, 07/03/2019

Trump’s U.K. Visit in Pictures: Honoring D-Day Sacrifice On Day 3 of President Trump’s state visit to Britain, he and other world leaders traveled to southern England for a commemoration of the Allied invasi...
15:00, 06/05/2019

US chastises Guyana for honoring suspect in terror plot The U.S. government has chastised the South American country of Guyana for honoring the life of a former politician convicted of plotting to blow up f...
23:16, 04/29/2019

Joy of honoring 1969 washes away Mets agony for a moment There was a strange sound coming from Citi Field on Saturday afternoon. One not heard much lately, and not likely to be heard much the rest of the sum...
02:32, 06/30/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother...
20:48, 05/12/2019

Kentucky State Police posts honoring those who died on duty LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police posts around the state are remembering fallen officers who gave their lives in the line of duty, dating b...
11:16, 05/07/2019

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to ...
04:16, 06/07/2019

NASA Invites Media to Renaming Ceremony Honoring Hidden Figures NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will be joined at 10 a.m. EDT Wednesday, June 12, by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendel...
20:32, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court Allows Maryland Cross Honoring WWI Veterans on Public Land (WASHINGTON) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court r...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Citigroup CEO defends bank's sponsorship of event honoring controversial Brazilian president Citigroup CEO Michael Corbat defended the bank's sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's controversial president Jair Bolsonaro saying the...
19:32, 05/02/2019

How will Mike Fiers follow up second career no-hitter? By honoring his late mom on Mother's Day Oakland's Mike Fiers threw his second career no-hitter on Tuesday and his next start on Sunday has a special meaning for him.    ...
02:32, 05/09/2019

How Jeopardy! Champ James Holzhauer Is Honoring Alex Trebek After Winning $2.4 Million Recent big-time Jeopardy! champion and millionaire James Holzhauer is giving back, in honor of ailing host Alex Trebek. After winning a total of $2,4...
20:48, 06/20/2019

Cheap Trick, Sara Gilbert part of gala honoring Linda Perry NEW YORK (AP) — A benefit gala honoring Linda Perry will include a performance by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and appearances from Oscar-...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Ted Cruz Can't Stop Creeping on AOC Ted Cruz is many things: a coward, a weird guy, and the single largest individual purchaser of soup in the Western Hemisphere. He is also, apparently,...
05:48, 06/13/2019

AOC: Excited to work with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she is "extraordinarily excited" to work with an ideological opposite, Sen. Ted Cruz, confirming that friendly Twit...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Honoring women's basketball champs has been White House tradition — until President Trump While championship visits have become more sporadic across all sports under Trump, they've become rare for women's teams. Baylor will be fir...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Medal of Honor recipient on Trump being blasted for July 4 celebration: Honoring veterans is worth the cost A Medal of Honor recipient responded Wednesday to the persistent criticism of President Trump for his planned Fourth of July celebration in Washington...
15:32, 07/03/2019

Honoring women's basketball champs has been an annual White House tradition — until President Trump While championship visits have become more sporadic across all sports under Trump, they've become rare for women's teams. Baylor will be fir...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Supreme Court rules that Maryland ‘Peace Cross’ honoring military dead may remain on public land “The cross is undoubtedly a Christian symbol, but that fact should not blind us to everything else that the Bladensburg Cross has come to represent,” ...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Cruz, Kepler hit 2 HRs, Twins beat White Sox 10-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Max Kepler each hit two home runs, Miguel Sano went deep, and Michael Pineda threw six solid innings to lead the Minnes...
01:48, 06/30/2019

Santa Cruz River now flowing after nearly 80 years TUCSON- Water is now flowing in the Santa Cruz River. It is all part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the city of Tucson launched Monday....
05:00, 06/25/2019

LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Cruz gets MRI on wrist LEADING OFF: Fiers follows no-hitter, Cruz gets MRI on wrist, Brewers face another tough test in Philly, Astros roll into Detroit, Hicks comes off inj...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Ted Cruz wants to work with AOC to legalize over-the-counter birth control Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday reached across the aisle, offering to work with New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make over-the-counter birth contr...
04:32, 06/13/2019

Santa Cruz river now flowing at 1.5K gallons per minute TUCSON – Water recently started flowing again in the Santa Cruz River. It is part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the City of Tucson lau...
01:00, 07/04/2019

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an ...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actu...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Con...
08:48, 05/26/2019

Ted Cruz and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up outside of Twitter They’re not just tweeting — they’re talking IRL.In recent weeks, Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New York Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have exchang...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Ted Cruz Takes On YouTube With Impotent Threats and Brain Worms Throwing his arms around a far-right provocateur whose shtick includes labeling political adversaries “queers” and “fags,” Senator Ted Cruz on Thursd...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Jason Alexander trades barbs with Ted Cruz using Seinfeld lines Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, last week invoked a Seinfeld line in a dig at 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., but “George Costanza” ...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas reunite on Cannes red carpet Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, long-time collaborators of director Pedro Almodovar, turned up the glamor on the red carpet at Cannes on Friday fo...
21:16, 05/17/2019

Sen. Ted Cruz slams Rep. Rashida Tlaib's Holocaust comments: 'They're horrifying' Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took aim Monday at three prominent Democratic freshman congresswomen calling them "radicals" after Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich....
13:16, 05/14/2019

Cruz bill would use Iran sanctions cash to pay for downed US drone The bill would take hundreds of millions from frozen Iranian bank accounts and use them to offset the cost of an American military drone that was shot...
03:16, 06/25/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires government minister Santos Cruz Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday replaced his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, the presidential spokesm...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Ocasio-Cortez speaks about her ‘super bizarre’ alliance with Ted Cruz Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called her potential alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz “super bizarre, really weird” and blasted Joe Biden’s progressive...
20:16, 06/07/2019

Ted Cruz slams Ilhan Omar over now-deleted tweet on immigration Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex, called out Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, over a deleted tweet that suggested having a merit-based immigration system would disadvanta...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M's 10-5 Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza's hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Sea...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Watch Fred Willard square off against Ted Cruz's mythical "space pirates" One very dull silver lining of the Trump presidency is the way in which certain conservatives, who had previously worked hard over decades to brand th...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 'encouraged' by work with Ted Cruz's legislative team Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says a ban on former lawmakers becoming lobbyists, which prompted her unlikely alliance with Sen. Ted Cruz, is one step ...
21:32, 06/07/2019

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted feder...
23:16, 07/10/2019

Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News' pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims Rival for Republican presidential nomination believed Trump was actively helped by TV channel, American Carnage author writesTed Cruz, the hardline Te...
13:48, 07/09/2019

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit wi...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Bella Hadid, Penelope Cruz go glam at Cannes Film Festival The stars are in the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.      ...
22:32, 05/17/2019

Here's how Mollie Tibbetts' hometown is honoring her on what would have been her 21st birthday Nearly 10 months after college student Mollie Tibbetts was killed, friends and family honor her kindness on what would have been her 21st birthday. &...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Rest of Marana firework show canceled due to fire in Santa Cruz River TUCSON- The rest of the Fourth of July fireworks show in Marana has been canceled due to a fire in the Santa Cruz River. The rest of the fireworks sh...
08:48, 07/05/2019

GQ Celebrates Milan Fashion Week with Samuel L. Jackson, Karrueche, Victor Cruz, and More Milan Fashion Week is never not an excellent excuse to throw a proper shindig, so we did. Here's who turned up to celebrate the Spring/Summer 2020 sho...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz strike Twitter pact to work together on lobbying legislation Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set aside their Twitter bickering Thursday to strike an unusual bargain: an agreement to work together...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congress...
09:16, 06/18/2019

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this we...
21:32, 07/01/2019

Ted Cruz: House should respond to AOC's 'radical' squad by passing anti-Semitism resolution Sen. Ted Cruz said Tuesday that the so-called progressive "squad" has a concerning history, calling out the "radical and extreme" positions they have ...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Cruz, Kaine introduce bipartisan Senate resolution condemning anti-Semitism Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a resolution condemning "all forms" of anti-Semitism Thursday to mark Israel's observance of ...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Exclusive: Patton Oswalt, daughter co-star in moving 'My Little Pony' honoring late wife Patton Oswalt returns to Discovery Family's 'My Little Pony' for a special episode about moving on, joined by his second wife and 10-ye...
16:32, 05/03/2019

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversia...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Hawley, Cruz urge Trump to nix judicial nominee who compared Catholic beliefs to KKK views Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz are calling on President Trump to withdraw the nomination of a lawyer for a lifetime federal court appointment, accusin...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Cruz adds ‘context’ after Kaepernick quotes from Frederick Douglass ‘Fourth of July’ speech Sen. Ted Cruz responded Thursday night after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted a passage earlier on the Fourth of July from a famous spee...
11:16, 07/05/2019

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz, claims he was hacked In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.   &...
18:32, 06/15/2019

Chris Brown Denies Wrongdoing After Shade Thrown at Karrueche Tran's Boyfriend Victor Cruz UPDATE: Chris Brown is claiming mistaken identity after shady comments about his ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz were seemingly posted from ...
21:48, 06/14/2019

Google's $2.6 billion Looker deal gets it into Santa Cruz, a beach town with lots of tech talent Looker gives Google easier access to tech talent on a remote edge of Silicon Valley, and one of the few San Francisco Bay Area locations where it has ...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Boxing News at Five: Warrington targets unification fight with Santa Cruz, Franco sues JAY-Z for negligence Josh Warrington wants to unify with Leo Santa Cruz once Kid Galahad is out the way, and Daniel Franco is chasing JAY-Z for 'unspecified damages' The p...
21:32, 05/22/2019

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Nativ...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Judge denies public defender request to drop Nikolas Cruz as client over annuity money A judge in Florida on Friday denied lawyers' request to no longer defend confessed Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz because of his access to a $430,000 a...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Watch: Jessica Chastain releases behind-the-scenes look at spy thriller '355' starring Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope Cruz and Fan Bingbing Jessica Chastain has uploaded to Instagram a behind-the-scenes look at her upcoming spy thriller film "355" that also stars Lupita Nyong'o, Penelope C...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rips Biden; has 'distaste' but is working with Cruz on lobbying ban Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez also spoke about her "distaste" for Sen. Ted Cruz, who she working with on a bill banning lobbying by former lawmakers. ...
14:32, 06/07/2019

Chris Brown taunts ex Karrueche Tran's boyfriend Victor Cruz: 'No shade boo' In a series of since-deleted posts, Chris Brown slammed Victor Cruz in the comments of a photo he posted with Karrueche Tran on Monday.   &...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Space Genius Ted Cruz Is Super Worried About Space Pirates Stealing our Space Booty President Trump’s proposed Space Force has found new support from a fleshy sack of dogfood and charmlessness that wears a suit and calls itself “Ted C...
20:48, 05/16/2019

3 ATV riders killed in Tennessee, 1 injured JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say three ATV riders from North Carolina were killed when their vehicle fell down an embankment through ...
21:32, 05/27/2019

Suspect charged in 7 Tennessee slayings The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged after being releas...
00:48, 05/12/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet ano...
19:48, 06/15/2019

Tennessee governor won’t intervene in execution NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bill Lee says he will not intervene in this week’s scheduled lethal injection of a Tennessee inmate. Lee...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and...
15:32, 07/03/2019

Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban Activists accuse censors of ‘selective morality’ in nation where transgender women are widely acceptedThe banning of Rocketman, a biographic film abou...
13:16, 06/12/2019

| Crusaders to keep name, despite backlash after NZ mosque attacks New Zealand rugby bosses have confirmed the Crusaders will keep their name for at least another year, despite a backlash following the mosque attacks ...
11:32, 06/08/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen plant rejects unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against forming a union. A win would have offered ...
05:32, 06/15/2019

Tennessee authorities charge man in connection to 7 murders Tennessee authorities filed a slew of charges against a man on Friday in connection to the slayings of seven people found in two locations last month,...
03:16, 05/11/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreig...
06:16, 06/15/2019

Tennessee Authorities: US Marshals shot and killed man A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman says US Marshals shot and killed a man who had multiple felony warrants, rammed police cars with his veh...
14:16, 06/13/2019

Confederate monument in Tennessee vandalized: ‘They were racists’ A Confederate statue commemorating more 500 Tennessee soldiers was vandalized overnight Sunday with the words “They were racists” tagged in red paint....
22:32, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
21:32, 06/26/2019

Anger and chaos after police shooting in Tennessee Chaos erupted in Memphis, Tennessee as authorities investigated a shooting involving a regional fugitive task force. (June 13)    ...
14:16, 06/13/2019

Tennessee DA faces investigation after Islam, gay comments NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee district attorney is under investigation after posting anti-Islamic social media comments and saying gay people sh...
01:16, 06/11/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Five people from Memphis, Tennessee who were headed to Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Tennessee man shot by police charged, but officers are not MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Police officers who shot a Tennessee man last year won’t face criminal charges, but a grand jury has indicted the man. She...
00:00, 05/11/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Au...
09:00, 06/15/2019

Police: Tennessee man who confronted officers with gun shot BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a Tennessee police officer shot a man who confronted officers with a gun. News outlets cite a statement from the...
20:48, 06/07/2019

Inmate Who Escaped During Transfer Arrested In Tennessee WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A woman who escaped police custody during a transfer has been located. According to the Williamsburg Police Depart...
12:00, 05/14/2019

UNC beats Tennessee 5-2, advances to super regionals Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament    ...
05:32, 06/03/2019

Suspect captured after seven bodies found in Tennessee A suspect in the killings of seven people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police after an hours-long manhunt triggered by the discovery of...
02:32, 04/29/2019

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hage...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Tennessee edges Liberty 6-5 in 10-inning thriller CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Jake Rucker singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning after Tennessee escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth as the V...
23:00, 06/02/2019

This ‘hot’ Tennessee cop is driving social media crazy A young police officer from Tennessee has become an overnight social media sensation after starring in a two-minute video explaining a new hands-free ...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Seven found dead in two Tennessee homes; man in custody Seven people were found dead in two homes in rural middle Tennessee, including an additional two bodies discovered one day later on Sunday, and a pers...
02:16, 04/29/2019

Tennessee governor allows sports betting without signature NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to become the first state in the nation to offer an online-only sportsbook as the governor says he has relu...
23:32, 05/24/2019

Man in Custody in Connection With 7 Killings in Tennessee, Police Say The circumstances of the killings — the bodies were found less than one mile apart about 50 miles northeast of Nashville — largely remained a mystery....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Former Tennessee top aide to stay on payroll until July NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former top aide for Tennessee’s embattled House speaker who resigned after admitting to once using cocaine in a legisl...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Man Convicted in Deadly Tennessee Church Shooting Emanuel K. Samson, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and more than 40 other criminal counts related to a 2017 shooting that left one person ...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Authorities say victim in Tennessee killings was decapitated NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities have revealed there was an eighth victim in a mass killing last month and his head was found 25 yards fr...
03:32, 05/11/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Homeless Tennessee student graduates as valedictorian MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A homeless Tennessee student has graduated as his high school’s valedictorian and was offered dozens of scholarships total...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Tennessee otter dies after park visitors fed it An otter named "Otto" has died after guests at a Tennessee park fed the animal food it could not tolerate.        ...
00:32, 06/02/2019

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the all...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Brunei says it will not enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash Sultan extends moratorium to death by stoning law in rare response to global criticismBrunei’s Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, has extended a moratorium on ...
22:16, 05/05/2019

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seeker...
15:00, 06/19/2019

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion backlash Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls...
09:16, 06/18/2019

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However,...
08:48, 07/05/2019

Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a...
18:00, 05/05/2019

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But t...
12:48, 06/11/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw s...
13:16, 05/03/2019

UK chain facing backlash over ‘LGBT’ sandwich A UK retail chain is getting roasted on social media over a controversial sandwich. In celebration of Pride festivities in the UK, Marks and Spencer r...
23:00, 05/06/2019

After backlash over creepy look, ‘Sonic’ release will be delayed Fans, you can either have a bizarrely human-looking Sonic the Hedgehog this year, or you can have a less odd-looking Sonic the Hedgehog later. The mak...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has i...
22:32, 06/15/2019

Questions remain as Tennessee speaker promises to resign NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — With Tennessee’s Republican House Speaker Glen Casada promising to resign from leadership position on Tuesday, questions...
08:16, 05/22/2019

Tennessee shooting involving task force under investigation MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee are investigating a shooting involving members of a regional fugitive task force. The Tennessee Bureau ...
12:00, 06/13/2019

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women a...
16:48, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Tennessee church shooter sentenced to life NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the Tennessee man convicted in a 2017 church shooting (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Tennessee man ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Tennessee officer shoots, kills man in return fire SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a police officer has fatally shot a man who fired first at the officer. According to the Tennessee Bure...
23:16, 06/29/2019

Harrison Bailey looks to be Tennessee's quarterback of future Harrison Bailey won't arrive on campus at Tennessee until next year, but the heralded recruit looks to be the successor to Jarrett Guarantano. &...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Suspect Charged In Slayings Of 7 Family Members In Tennessee (CNN) — The man suspected of killing his mother, father, uncle and four other people in rural Tennessee last month was arrested and charged afte...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Tennessee’s House speaker to resign after no confidence vote NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a vote of no confidence by his Republi...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. giving up football DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. won’t play for the Volunteers as a fifth-year senior this fall. Volunteers coach Je...
03:48, 05/29/2019

Bobcat loose in Tennessee after nature center break-in A Tennessee nature center said a bobcat feared kidnapped from the facility is now believed to have escaped her would-be abductors and fled into the wi...
23:16, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in t...
04:32, 06/15/2019

Here is the latest Kentucky and Tennessee sports news from The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert not only has the Kentucky Derby favorite, but two other horses capable of giving him a piece of history. Game Winne...
11:00, 05/04/2019

Case of Tennessee man accused of killing 8 with grand jury GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old girl who is one of the victims of a Tennessee man accused of killing eight people was found parti...
20:16, 05/29/2019

Tennessee Church Shooter Sentenced to Life Without Parole It took a Tennessee jury less than two hours of deliberation to sentence Emanuel Kidega Samson for his fatal role in a shooting at a Nashville church....
21:16, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Au...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30-...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Suspect caught after seven bodies found at two Tennessee homes A suspect in the killings of seven people in rural Tennessee was shot and captured by police after an hours-long manhunt triggered by the discovery of...
09:16, 04/29/2019

Tennessee Titans to kick off caravan at Fort Campbell Members of the Tennessee Titans are set to visit Fort Campbell on the first stop of their 2019 team caravan        ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Union Vote at Tennessee Volkswagen Plant Could Be Historic Volkswagen workers are possibly unionizing, back seat seatbelt chatter and a death wobble class-action lawsuit. All this and more in The Morning Shift...
20:32, 06/14/2019

Tennessee OL McBride giving up football for health reasons KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee freshman offensive lineman Melvin McBride says he’s giving up football due to health problems. ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

Embattled Tennessee speaker faces election complaint NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker is now being accused of violating the state’s election laws after spending the...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Police: Tennessee toddler found gun, fatally shot self JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old boy found a gun at his home in Tennessee and fatally shot himself in the face as his mother was doing dr...
15:16, 05/15/2019

Woman claims she was shot 4 times in Tennessee gunfire: 'God isn't done with me yet' Two days after an off-campus house party near Tennessee State University erupted in gunfire, one woman who claims to be among the seven people wounded...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours late...
00:48, 07/06/2019

Tennessee to execute man convicted for wife's murder three decades ago A 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Tennessee speaker’s top aide admits using cocaine at work NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top aide for Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada has admitted using cocaine in a legislative office building. Chief of Staff...
22:48, 05/06/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing wife in 1984 A Tennessee inmate who made headlines by requesting that his last meal be donated to the homeless was executed Thursday for the 1984 murder of his wif...
07:48, 05/17/2019

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Ama...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Nebraska adds former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker is transferring to Nebraska. Nebraska announced Wednesday it has added Walker to its rost...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Watch: Raccoon surfs on windshield of moving car in Tennessee A teenager who was only on her second day as a licensed driver experienced an unusual hazard behind the wheel when a raccoon hitched a ride on her win...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Tennessee’s embattled House speaker to resign in August NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s embattled House speaker has announced he’ll resign from his leadership position on Aug. 2 after a vote...
23:32, 06/04/2019

Ward helps Auburn outlast Tennessee 5-3 in SEC Tournament HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Judd Ward bunted home the go-ahead run and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as No. 8 seed Auburn defeated No. 9 seed Tennessee 5-3 in t...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Watch: Mother bear charges at man in Tennessee park A national park in Tennessee is reminding visitors to stay clear of wildlife after a man was filmed being charged by a mother bear after approaching h...
20:48, 07/15/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker apologizes, promises probes NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on scandal surrounding Speaker Glen Casada’s office (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Embattled House Speaker Glen...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court: Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled the Tennessee Valley Authority can be sued over its commercial activity. But it left a lower ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Tennessee man arrested for sexually abusing girl for years A Tennessee monster was arrested for raping a little girl every night for the past three years, according to new reports. William Paul Godwin, 58, of ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdic...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down fro...
16:48, 05/22/2019

FBI Probes Case Of Tennessee Officer Accused Of Rape CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the case of a Chattanooga police officer who’s accused of raping women while on the job. The ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Tennessee teen mom receives more than $1M in scholarships from at least 25 colleges, school says A Tennessee teen mom worked exceptionally hard during her high school career — so much so that she's been offered more than $1 million in academic sch...
20:00, 05/23/2019

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vot...
21:48, 05/29/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of wife's murder three decades ago Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime...
04:32, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Officer shot Tennessee suspect before capture The Latest on five bodies found in rural homes in Tennessee (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Authorities say a suspect is in custody in the investigation...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was t...
04:00, 05/04/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

The conditions are ripe for the biggest Brexit backlash imaginable On an unseasonably chilly May afternoon, Nigel Farage looks out at the rows of empty seats at Fylde AFC, a Lancashire football club, the site of the l...
21:48, 05/07/2019

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy show...
23:00, 06/24/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in Fran...
14:16, 05/22/2019

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for Manhattan's District Attorney's office, has maintained the Central Park Five were guilty despi...
23:32, 06/04/2019

Brunei suspends death penalty for homosexuality after backlash The sultan of Brunei said the country won't enforce new laws that include stoning to death for adultery and gay sex. The announcement comes after a gl...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Women’s World Cup: Blowout backlash makes US a tricky bet While the debate raged whether the United States Women’s National Team running up the goals in a 13-0 World Cup win over Thailand was a sign of respec...
22:48, 06/16/2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ to be redesigned after fan backlash over ‘creepy teeth’ The director of "Sonic the Hedgehog" is burrowing in shame after outraged fans forced him to redraw his star character, whose giant teeth creeped out ...
05:48, 05/05/2019

Brunei says it 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' AP Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is backing off of punishing gay sex with execution after facing global backlash. The small Southeast Asian countr...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Brunei backs down on gay sex death penalty after international backlash Brunei will not impose the death penalty on those convicted of having gay sex, in an apparent bid to temper international condemnation following its r...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Brunei will not enforce death penalty for gay sex after global backlash The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, on April 3, punishing sodomy, ad...
17:16, 05/05/2019

School district changes cold sandwich policy after backlash WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island school district has reversed its decision to serve cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose famili...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog to Be Redesigned Owing to Online Backlash The online backlash to Sonic the Hedgehog has resulted in a swift reply from director Jeff Fowler, who has vowed they will make changes to the charact...
09:48, 05/03/2019

McGrath now says she would've opposed Kavanaugh after left-wing backlash Amy McGrath now says she would not have voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after all -- just hours after she indicated that she "pr...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ...
19:00, 06/02/2019

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, according to state media, after a fierce backlash that a...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Austin plan to allow homeless camps faces backlash Austin officials are facing a major backlash after a vote that would permit the city's homeless population to sleep or camp in any public area -- with...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Democrats to pull bill raising congressional pay after backlash House Democrats are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the ...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Egyptian actress faces backlash after appearing in blackface CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian actress is facing a backlash after appearing on a TV prank show in blackface in a demeaning imitation of a Sudanese woman. In...
18:32, 05/12/2019

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on usi...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves Education advocates say a Trump administration plan to use federal Pell Grant money for space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college stud...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individu...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" ...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Taylor Swift asks Tennessee senator to support Equality Act NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift says she’s kicking off Pride Month by asking Tennessee’s Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander to prot...
20:32, 06/01/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and othe...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Tennessee House speaker: ‘base’ texts aren’t disqualifying NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Republican House speaker is pushing back against calls to resign, arguing if a handful of “base”...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Tennessee probes park monitoring system after child death COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee regulators say they are investigating why a planned monitoring system has not been implemented at Cummins Falls Sta...
01:00, 06/13/2019

New Tennessee law punishes voter signup missteps; suit filed NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that would likely make Tennessee the first to fine voter registration groups for turning ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee liquor retail regulations The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in a case concerning alcohol regulations enacted following the Prohibition era that Tennessee residency requ...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Tennessee police advise public over threat of ‘meth gators’ "Folks…please don’t flush your drugs m’kay," Loretto Police Department wrote on Facebook on Saturday, adding that "if it made it far enough we could c...
00:48, 07/16/2019

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of K...
05:32, 06/18/2019

Missing bobcat returns to Tennessee nature center enclosure A bobcat who police say was let loose from her enclosure at a Tennessee nature center has returned to her home, and a suspect accused of damaging her ...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Mitsubishi North America to move headquarters from California to Tennessee The automaker will join Nissan and General Motors, bolstering Tennessee's stature as major U.S. auto hub       ...
22:16, 06/25/2019

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the...
04:32, 07/08/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson li...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Tennessee speaker faces calls to resign from leadership post NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A handful of Republican lawmakers are joining calls for House Speaker Glen Casada to resign from his top legislative leadershi...
22:00, 05/08/2019

The fastest computer in the world is being built in Tennessee and coming in 2021 On the heels of the US government’s announced in March that the first US exascale computer is being built just outside Chicago and coming in 202...
05:48, 05/08/2019

Peyton Manning joins Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Peyton Manning remembers his days as a University of Tennessee Volunteer as he's inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. (June 15) ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Trial for Tennessee church shooting suspect to start Monday NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church is heading to trial. Prosecutors hav...
09:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee as...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, ac...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in ...
23:48, 06/14/2019

Jail calls: Suspect, ex laughed at Tennessee church shooting Jurors have heard jail calls in which a suspect charged with fatally shooting a woman and wounding seven people at a Nashville church in 2017 laughs a...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Vigil held for Tennessee man shot by fugitive task force MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a Tennessee man who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals during an attempted arrest have held a vigil for ...
05:32, 06/15/2019

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization....
05:32, 06/15/2019

Jury returns to deliberate in Tennessee church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jurors in Tennessee are deliberating the fate of a black man who killed a woman and wounded seven people at a Nashville church...
14:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union election Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned the decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee ...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Ahead of execution, Tennessee killer Donnie Johnson says he was a 'monster' The state of Tennessee will execute death row inmate and convicted killer Donnie Johnson Thursday night, a day after he called himself a "monster" and...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Tennessee church shooter suffered ‘severe mental illness’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder for shooting up a Nashville church in 2017 was suffering from severe mental illness. That&...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Supreme Court won’t hear Tennessee death row inmates’ appeal NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t consider an appeal that could have delayed an upcoming Tennessee execution. The appeal invo...
17:16, 05/13/2019

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter h...
11:16, 05/21/2019

Voter signup groups say Tennessee penalties change landscape NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voter registration groups and civil rights advocates say the penalties created by a new Tennessee law could force them to reth...
01:48, 05/04/2019

ACLU sues Tennessee over criminalizing voter signup problems NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is facing another challenge of its new law that would fine and potentially jail voter registration workers who don&#...
20:48, 05/09/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian potato farmers after backlash Farmers sued for allegedly growing potatoes used in Lay’s crisps without permissionPepsiCo has faced a backlash after suing four Indian farmers who al...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Irish greyhound racing faces backlash over killing of dogs TV documentary reveals that thousands of dogs are culled each year for being too slowGreyhound racing in Ireland is facing a backlash after a TV docum...
18:48, 07/03/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Abuses Protesters, Faces Backlash Mercurial Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday lost his cool when a group of people raised slogans against him as he was campaigning in a village in A...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, jour...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Chase bank draws backlash with 'Monday Motivation' tweet A tweet sent out by the United States largest banking institution that was designed to encourage Americans to save money instead drew a heavy dose of ...
05:32, 05/01/2019

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks betw...
02:32, 06/05/2019

US briefing: Alabama backlash, Huawei and Camp fire investigation Thursday’s top story: Abortion law spurs protests and lawsuits in Alabama. Plus, how Peppa Pig became a global hitSubscribe now to receive the morning...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Backlash On 'Death' For Gay Sex The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after it raised concerns about the Asian nation's strict new anti-LG...
17:32, 05/24/2019

After Backlash, Sultan Of Brunei Rolls Back Death Penalty For Gay Sex Brunei's sultan has announced death by stoning for gay sex and adultery will not be enforced after a global backlash, but critics today called for har...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confrontin...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former ̶...
01:00, 06/08/2019

| AFCON tickets prices reduced after local fans backlash The African Cup of Nations' organising committee has reduced ticket prices after a backlash from Egyptian football fans last month over exorbitant cos...
21:16, 05/15/2019

Germany’s biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did warn...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Biden's resurfaced admission he 'likes' Cheney sparks Dem backlash A resurfaced 2015 video showing former Vice President Joe Biden praising former Vice President Dick Cheney went viral online, sparking backlash from l...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read ...
17:16, 07/10/2019

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter...
14:32, 05/13/2019

Etsy faces backlash over attempt to push free shipping Etsy's latest attempt to boost sales isn't sitting well with creators. The company has announced that, starting July 30th, it will give "pr...
06:16, 07/11/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative critici...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Airbnb Backlash: Island Oasis Dreads Becoming Hamptons Hotbed Shelter Island has tried to preserve its character by restricting the short-term rental market, angering many homeowners in the quaint Long Island tow...
09:32, 04/29/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachabl...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia concert after backlash The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women and the LGBT communityNicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert...
22:16, 07/09/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to r...
09:16, 05/18/2019

Backlash as Donald Trump is cleared of election collusion with the Russians Donald Trump declared America the "greatest place on earth" today after it was revealed Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence that his camp...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Ilhan Omar faces backlash after complaining about US 'bullying' in Venezuela Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., faced a wave of criticism after she argued that President Donald Trump's administration made the Venezuelan crisis worse thr...
21:16, 05/02/2019

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship cont...
20:16, 05/21/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as t...
00:32, 06/04/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for childr...
04:32, 06/03/2019

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s ...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at bec...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Workers of Volkswagen Tennessee plant to refile petition for union vote The U.S. agency in charge of enforcing labor law has asked workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga plant to refile their petition for a union election,...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Tennessee church gunman Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole A man convicted in a 2017 Nashville church shooting that left one worshipper dead and seven others injured will spend the rest of his life in prison w...
02:48, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators urge Volkswagen to end delay in Tennessee union vote Three Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday questioned a decision by Volkswagen AG's U.S. unit to delay a union election for workers at its Tennessee as...
20:16, 05/21/2019

No teeth left and drowning in debt: Victims of a Tennessee dentist speak out Richard 'Nate' Schott, a former dentist in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, swindled companies out of nearly $1 million. He destroyed patients'...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Tennessee mother, 19, accused of putting 8-month-old in freezer, gets 2 years’ probation A young Tennessee mother, 19, allegedly under the influence has received two years’ probation for putting her 8-month-old baby in a freezer and closin...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Tennessee speaker calls lewd texts ‘locker room talk’ NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House speaker says he was wrong to participate in lewd conversations about women with his former chief of st...
18:16, 05/07/2019

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it hap...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Tennessee House speaker to resign over text scandal after 'no confidence' vote A prominent Tennessee lawmaker has agreed to step down amid controversy involving texts between him and a former aide, which prompted a vote of "no co...
22:16, 05/21/2019

Tennessee death row inmate dies of cancer ahead of October execution A Tennessee death row inmate who had terminal cancer and pleaded with the state to let him die naturally took his last breath Friday - three months ah...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Investigators describe gruesome scenes in hearing for Tennessee man accused of killing 8 Witnesses for the state testified to the brutality of three separate crime scenes, where Michael Cummins is suspected of killing eight people in Tenne...
06:32, 05/30/2019

Civil rights groups sue Tennessee over law imposing new penalties on voter registration Civil rights groups in Tennessee have asked a federal court to block enforcement of a new state law that threatens to impose new penalties on voter-re...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Tennessee teen dies in freak accident on mission trip to Mexico A Tennessee teen died in a freak accident that happened during a mission trip to Mexico. Callie Jordan, 15, was traveling with a group in a van that s...
18:16, 07/02/2019

2 Tennessee sixth graders charged with plot to shoot up school, officials say Two Tennessee sixth graders have been charged with conspiracy to commit murder after investigators found a hand-drawn map and plans to shoot faculty a...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Seven people killed in string of rural Tennessee homicides, authorities confirm Sunday morning law enforcement was still blocking two roads near where the bodies of five victims were found Saturday.      ...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Tennessee Governor Totally Cool With the State Celebrating KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and every July 13, Tennessee’s governor honors the racist bastard. That won’t change t...
20:32, 07/12/2019

Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant busted for trashing boyfriend’s house A woman who was among the top five contestants in the Miss Hooters Tennessee competition was arrested for trashing her boyfriend’s house, a repo...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Two sixth-graders charged in connection with school shooting plot in Tennessee Two 6th-grade students have been arrested and charged in connection with a school shooting plot, according to Cumberland County Sheriff's Office....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, resigns The senior CFPB official, Eric Blankenstein, has been operating under a cloud since September, when The Post reported on blog posts he had written mor...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with t...
07:16, 07/02/2019

'Straight pride' group removes Brad Pitt as mascot after backlash The ‘campaign’, which has ties to far-right US groups and advocates for ‘oppressed majority’ of heterosexuals, dropped images of actorA small group of...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his...
09:16, 06/18/2019

The Little Mermaid's original Ariel defends Halle Bailey against racist backlash Just last week we learned that Halle Bailey, one-half of the R&B duo Chloe X Halle and supporting star on Grown-ish, has been cast in the title ro...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa ...
06:16, 05/01/2019

Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein A Harvard professor under fire from students for representing Harvey Weinstein will not be renewed as a house faculty dean.     &...
22:32, 05/11/2019

Constance Wu Clarifies Comments About Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Amid Backlash Constance Wu wants to "unmuddle" the misconceptions about her social media remarks regarding the renewal of Fresh Off the Boat, and wants you to hear ...
04:00, 05/12/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an awa...
12:48, 05/16/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outra...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- ...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassin...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week w...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payment...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a ...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Australian restaurant gets backlash for sharing pic of food blogger in a bralette: 'Purposely never going there' Critics took note of Banez’ outfit and subsequently accused the eatery of presenting a “cheap” image, or giving the appearance of a “gentleman's club....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agre...
17:32, 05/22/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concern...
09:00, 06/19/2019

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned ov...
07:16, 06/14/2019

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group c...
05:48, 06/05/2019

Brexit Backlash in U.K. Local Elections as Main Parties Lose Seats The Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party lost seats, early results showed. Experts said that voters were fed up with the malaise over Britain...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third annive...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Germany faces backlash over Russia's return to European rights council Pro-democracy advocates, a former CIA officer and world chess champion Garry Kasparov have slammed the German government's response to Russia's voting...
16:32, 06/27/2019

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged h...
12:48, 06/08/2019

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that sp...
23:00, 06/02/2019

New York Times drops syndicated cartoons after anti-Semitic backlash The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. on Monday blasted the New York Times as a “cesspool of hostility towards Israel” — as the newspaper said it has sus...
12:48, 05/02/2019

After backlash, Sonic the Hedgehog director vows to alter character’s design The internet kicked up a huge stink over the last few days after seeing the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' live-action Sonic the Hedgehog ...
08:32, 05/03/2019

Original ‘Little Mermaid’ defends Halle Bailey as Ariel amid backlash The original Ariel agrees Halle Bailey is fit for life under the sea. Jodi Benson — who voiced Ariel in the 1989 hit “The Little Mermaid” —...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, to join HUD Eric Blankenstein, a policy director at the CFPB responsible for enforcing the country’s fair lending laws, had been operating under a cloud at the CF...
03:48, 06/21/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all ...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Co...
04:32, 06/13/2019

NFL reporter receives backlash over joke about smashing child's participation trophy NFL reporter Albert Breer created a firestorm on social media Monday after he joked about smashing his child’s participation trophy that they received...
16:16, 06/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said...
23:16, 05/02/2019

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she w...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shock move is being piloted by police in N...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Burned cabin and a headless body: Tennessee suspect charged with eighth homicide Cummins has been charged in the death of James Fox Dunn Jr., who was found headless near a burned cabin on April 17.       ...
22:32, 05/11/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad ...
09:32, 05/27/2019

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guest...
00:32, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Workers of Volkswagen Tennessee plant refile petition for union vote The United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Wednesday it filed a new petition for a union election at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, af...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Emanuel Samson sentenced to life without parole for 2017 Tennessee church shooting The Nashville jury, which already found Samson, 27, guilty of first-degree murder, decided on the sentence possible after less than two hours.  ...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.   ...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Tennessee detective's church sermon calls for execution of LGBTQ people Knox County Sheriff's Office detective Grayson Fritts made references to his law enforcement role during the sermon at All Scripture Baptist Chur...
03:00, 06/13/2019

3 kids found locked in back of U-Haul carrying drugs in Tennessee: police Authorities say three children have been rescued from the back of a U-Haul truck that was carrying drugs in Tennessee, and three North Carolinians hav...
14:16, 07/16/2019

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.   ...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Medical examiner: Seven Tennessee homicide victims died from blunt force trauma Seven people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed in a string of Sumner County homicides over the weekend.       ...
04:16, 05/01/2019

Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis....
03:16, 05/17/2019

Pregnant woman, 2-year-old son dead in Tennessee after driver deliberately mows them down, police say A Tennessee driver killed a pregnant woman and her 2-year-old son and injured two other people when he intentionally mowed them down Monday, according...
20:00, 06/22/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (N...
09:32, 05/30/2019

Donald Glover Defends Halle Bailey Amid The Little Mermaid Casting Backlash Donald Glover is rallying behind Halle Bailey amid criticism over her casting in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot. Last week, ...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Amazon hit with backlash in India for selling shoes and rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon was hit with a social media backlash in India after a range of items bearing images of Hindu gods, including rugs and toilet seat covers, were ...
17:32, 05/17/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and em...
19:48, 05/21/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani admitted Thursday he was headed to Ukraine to press them on an investigation that would benefit President Trump. Now he says he's not going....
17:00, 05/11/2019

‘When They See Us’ director Ava DuVernay and ‘Exonerated Five’ talk Linda Fairstein backlash during Oprah special Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly called “...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 200...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rig...
01:16, 06/15/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major back...
18:00, 06/28/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.        ...
21:32, 04/29/2019

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to...
22:32, 05/20/2019

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President J...
01:48, 06/22/2019

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new ...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Netflix Defends Prank Show Starring Stranger Things Actor Following Backlash Netflix has defended its newly announced prank show, Prank Encounters, following criticism that the program is taking unfair (and unfunny) advantage o...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez facing backlash for migrant detention centre comments Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is facing backlash after making comments comparing migrant detention centres to concentration camps...
03:32, 06/20/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: res...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police c...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Amazon Faces Backlash For Selling Shoes, Rugs With Images Of Hindu Gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items with images of Hindu gods were spotted on the U...
18:48, 05/16/2019

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backl...
22:32, 07/01/2019

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti...
21:48, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Trump, after tweet backlash, hits Dems 'sticking up for' people bad-mouthing America After triggering backlash over tweets urging progressive congresswomen to go back to their "broken and crime infested" home countries, President Trump...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Amazon Faces Backlash in India for Selling Goods With Images of Hindu Gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items emblazoned with images of Hindu gods were spott...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumble...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Morrison defends Sussan Ley in Farrer as backlash grows over Murray-Darling plan Prime minister praises Liberal MP and expresses caution about ripping up the basin plan Scott Morrison has swung to the defence of Liberal MP Sussan L...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to forme...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Cracker Barrel turns away Grayson Fritts, detective who called for LGBTQ executions in Tennessee The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for "discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort."    &...
01:48, 06/20/2019

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt. ...
07:48, 07/04/2019

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese: Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."  ...
14:16, 07/16/2019

Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant arrested for allegedly thrashing boyfriend’s house: report A woman who was among the top five contestants in the Miss Hooters Tennessee competition was arrested for trashing her boyfriend’s house, a report sai...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Three adults face charges after kids, drugs found locked in the back of U-Haul in Tennessee The Tennessee Highway Patrol found three children in the back of a U-Haul in Cocke Co. on Wednesday, along with an assortment of drugs.   &...
17:48, 07/16/2019

Emanuel Samson found guilty of first-degree murder in 2017 Tennessee church shooting Samson was indicted on 43 counts in the case, including first-degree murder in the shooting death of Melanie Crow.       &#...
00:16, 05/25/2019

Tennessee police warn of ‘meth gators,’ urge drug users not to flush their stashes If you’re a meth user in Loretto, Tennessee, local law enforcement would very much like for you to stop, and when you do, please don’t dit...
21:32, 07/15/2019

Methed-up gators and ducks and geese, oh my! Tennessee police warn against flushing drugs down the toilet A Tennessee police department urged residents not to flush drugs down the toilet, citing fears that wildlife could get "hyped up on meth."  ...
08:16, 07/16/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
07:16, 06/21/2019

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Har...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LG...
05:48, 06/09/2019

Florida man caught shooing raccoon off boat in viral video apologizes after fiery backlash A Florida man has reportedly apologized amid an investigation into a video posted to his social media account last week allegedly showing him shoo a s...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agre...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailin...
07:16, 07/04/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of th...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw chi...
18:32, 05/30/2019

After backlash, school district changes decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches The district faced criticism from parents after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.  &...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Amazon faces backlash in India for selling shoes, rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items emblazoned with images of Hindu gods were spott...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.    ...
02:48, 06/11/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its h...
00:00, 06/14/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made ...
04:32, 05/03/2019

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Ni...
08:16, 07/04/2019

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash REUTERS The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay titled "My Mayor Pete Problem" about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Butti...
01:48, 07/14/2019

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its ...
18:16, 05/30/2019

Abuse, neglect, filth, death: 11 Tennessee nursing homes provide persistently poor care Tennessee's 11 most poorly performing nursing homes were listed on a Senate Special Committee on Aging released a report.    ...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think migh...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s House Speaker Glen Casada says he plans to resign following a no confidence vote by his Republican caucus....
17:32, 05/21/2019

Miss Hooters Tennessee finalist arrested, accused of trashing boyfriend's house after breakup Madison Rogers, Miss Hooters Tennessee contestant, faces burglary and vandalism charges after police said she destroyed part of ex-boyfriend's ho...
16:16, 06/25/2019

Tennessee church gunman hoped to kill 10 white congregants to avenge Charleston massacre, prosecutors say A black man accused of killing a woman and wounding seven other people at a Nashville church in September 2017 was trying to kill at least 10 white wo...
00:32, 05/21/2019

Tennessee man's finger balloons, pops, sheds skin in gory pics after 'freak' rattlesnake bite A man who was doing work in the woods with his friends said a “freak accident” involving a snake landed him in medical trouble with a massively swolle...
18:32, 06/04/2019

Tennessee Democrat's fried chicken stunt on Capitol Hill was 'racially insensitive:' Diamond and Silk The Tennessee Democrat who ate Kentucky Fried Chicken as a jab at Attorney General Bill Barr for skipping a Congressional hearing, has been blasted by...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of menta...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be ...
03:48, 05/31/2019

No One Else Wants This: Dad Is Facing Backlash After Making The Executive Decision That The Family Will Ride Out The 45-Minute Wait For A Table At TGI Fridays Everyone knows that Dad is a man of unwavering resolve, and right now, it’s putting him at odds with the rest of the family in a big way: Dad is facin...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Have I Got News For You pulled: Backlash as BBC pulls show over Heidi Allen European election impartiality concerns The BBC has pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You over fears having Change UK leader Heidi Allen as guest host would breach election im...
13:00, 05/11/2019

‘It’s unacceptable’: Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams addresses video creating national backlash PHOENIX (KPNX) – Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined Team 12’s Brahm Resnik on “Sunday Square Off” for a live interview ...
20:16, 06/17/2019