Twitter suspends 70 Bloomberg-boosting accounts posting identical messages of support

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is open to having the three women make their case who have accused the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate of sexist or misogynistic comments. Twitter is reportedly suspending 70 accounts, some of…

Roger Stone’s legal team files request for Judge Jackson’s removal from case

The legal team of Roger Stone – the former adviser to President Trump who received a 40-month prison sentence this week – filed court documents Friday to have the judge removed from his case. Stone’s defense team argues that Judge…

The university ‘free speech crisis’ has been a rightwing myth for 50 years

The idea that there is a free speech “crisis” at British universities has gained considerable currency over the last decade. “No platforming”, “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings” have been held up by conservatives, libertarians and “classic liberals” as the holy…

Sanders puts Democratic front-runner status on the line in Nevada’s caucuses

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders faces a test of his front-runner status in the Democratic White House race on Saturday in Nevada, where voters will consider an unsettled field of candidates as they search for a challenger to take…

Nevadans head to the polls to voice their vote

Nevada voters head to caucus sites Saturday in what will be the first chance for the West and a diverse electorate to weigh in on the presidential race. After a fiery debate, during which candidates’ attacks on each other made…

Can anyone catch up to Bernie Sanders now?

Sen. Bernie Sanders has solidified his position as the front runner in the Democratic primaries and will face his next test today in the Nevada caucuses — as rivals like former vice president Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren hope for…

‘The terror was brought to us’: Memories of Oka resurface as rail blockade crisis continues

In the summer of 1990, Waneek Horn-Miller was a teenager, standing with her activist mother and younger sister behind the barricades in Oka, Quebec. The town was planning to expand a golf course onto land that Mohawks consider sacred. A standoff…

Sanders aims for Nevada caucus win to keep momentum going — but other Dems not giving up

Nevada could make or break some campaigns; Jacqui Heinrich reports from Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS – The White House race has moved west to Nevada, where the electorate is much more diverse, but Sen. Bernie Sanders is aiming for the same result —…

Boris Johnson may find that being ‘Brexity Hezza’ is not so simple

For a prime minister who has already been in office seven months, leading a party that’s already been in power for 10 years, Boris Johnson has come a long way on promises alone. One of the most effective, so far,…

Democrats face an important test in Nevada caucuses

LAS VEGAS — Just past the roulette wheel and slot machines, the smoky bars and blinking lights, Nevada Democrats are preparing to weigh in on their party’s presidential nomination fight. Seven casino-resorts on the Las Vegas Strip stand among 200…