World Health Organization applauds President Trump’s handling of the CCP Virus crisis

U.S. 03/27/20, 04:03

An agency responsible for international public health commended the United States for effectively leading the nation's response to a deadly Asian disease. The World Health Organization (WHO) has applauded the Trump administration's competent handling of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared President Donald Trump has been ...

NYPD commissioner James O’Neill to step down

New York 11/04/19, 14:26

New York City's police commissioner is retiring after three years in charge of the nation's largest police department, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday. James O'Neill, 61, will be replaced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea, the mayor said. O'Neill's tenure as commissioner — which began with a pipe bomb blast on ...

New York mayor Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential bid

2022 Campaign 09/20/19, 08:39

Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, dropped out the running for the Democratic presidential candidacy for 2020 on Friday, Sept. 20, following the fight to gain traction in a vast field of candidates. De Blasio announced his decision in an interview with MSNBC. He did not endorse any candidate, ...

Hannity to de Blasio: ‘You drive me crazy!’

New York 08/07/19, 22:48

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sparred, clashed and laughed with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday when the Democratic presidential hopeful faced the conservative TV titan. For one hour on cable news' top-rated show, their raised voices overlapped as they disagreed on taxation of the wealthy, gun control, abortion ...

Update: Biden distances himself from Obama’s trade deal

2022 Campaign 07/31/19, 21:39

The Latest on Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate (all times local): __ 10:15 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is distancing himself from a trade deal that was a centerpiece of the Obama administration. Biden said on the debate stage in Detroit on Wednesday that he would "renegotiate" the Trans-Pacific Partnership but not simply rejoin ...

De Blasio shouts Cuban revolutionary slogan at Miami rally

2022 Campaign 06/27/19, 19:47

New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba's Communist revolution at a rally Thursday, drawing criticism in a city heavily influenced by exiles who fled Fidel Castro's rule. He later apologized on Twitter, saying he didn't understand the history and significance of ...

Update: 2nd hour of debate derailed by tech problems

2022 Campaign 06/26/19, 21:25

The Latest on the Democratic presidential debates (all times local): ___ 10:10 p.m. The second hour of the first Democratic presidential debate has been derailed by technical difficulties. As debate moderators Rachel Maddow and Chuck Todd took over Wednesday for the next round of the debate, the 10 candidates on stage were unable to ...

Update: NBC announces 1st 2020 Democratic debate lineups

Politics 06/14/19, 12:50

The Latest on the Democrats' first 2020 presidential debates later this month (all times local): 12:45 p.m. NBC has announced how it will divvy up the 20 Democratic candidates for the first debate of the 2020 election campaign, which will be held over two nights in Miami later this month. Democratic presidential candidate ...

Dems announce debate candidates: de Blasio in, Bullock out

2022 Campaign 06/13/19, 17:13

The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that 20 candidates have qualified for the party's first presidential debates later this month. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts were the only major candidates who failed to meet the polling or grassroots fundraising measures required to get a debate ...

De Blasio gets 2020 presidential backing from local union

New York 06/05/19, 01:03

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) is picking up the first union endorsement of his longshot presidential bid.The New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council announced Wednesday that it is endorsing de Blasio and will send members to campaign for him in the early voting states of ...

President Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson

Politics 06/02/19, 19:58

President Donald Trump says he may meet this week with conservative British politician Boris Johnson during his state visit to the United Kingdom, days after he suggested he'd support Johnson's effort to replace Theresa May as prime minister. Wading in again to his hosts' domestic politics, Trump says of Johnson, "He's ...

Fellow Dem: De Blasio can seek presidency, but why would he?

New York 05/17/19, 16:14

With friends like these, Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn't need enemies.New York Attorney General Letitia James expressed exasperation on the "Pod Save America" podcast late Thursday over her fellow Democrat's decision to run for president.She told the audience that New Yorkers "need a mayor who is going to be on ...

NYC Mayor de Blasio is seeking Democratic nod for president

New York 05/16/19, 06:30

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday, May 16, that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on President Trump. The mayor announced his run with a video released by his campaign. "There's ...

Update: Fire that killed 6 apparently started on stove

U.S. 05/08/19, 10:33

The Latest on a fatal fire in Harlem (all times local):11:30 a.m.Authorities say an overnight fire in Harlem that claimed the lives of six family members, including four children, apparently started on a stove.Fire marshals sift through a burned out apartment in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Wednesday, May 8, 2019. ...

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