As ISPs seek payments from Big Tech, Google criticizes “sender-pays” model

Enlarge / Google’s Matt Brittin, president of EMEA Business and Operations, speaks at the Web Summit on November 9, 2017, in Lisbon, Portugal. (credit: Getty Images | Horacio Villalobos ) Big Tech companies shouldn’t have to pay for Internet service providers’ network-upgrade costs, a Google executive said today amid a push in Europe to have […]

NYC Mayor Adams criticizes ‘humanitarian crisis made by human hands’ as city considers cruise ships to house migrants bussed to East Coast

New York City Mayor Eric Adams speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Jackie Robinson Museum, Tuesday, June 26, 2022, in New York. Julia Nikhinson/AP NYC Mayor Adams decried the migrant "humanitarian crisis" that has brought over 11,000 migrants to the city. Texas Gov. Abbott has bused about 2,500 migrants to NYC in a political […]

Lionel Messi says his 6-year-old son criticizes him and demands an explanation whenever FC Barcelona loses

Photo by Pedro Salado/Action Plus via Getty Images Lionel Messi is one of the greatest soccer players of all time, but he has to explain himself to his son whenever FC Barcelona fails to win. Messi has said his six-year-old boy lets him know “when things are not so good.” Messi is on an awe-inspiring […]

'With your 1st penalty, you must make keeper work' – Schmeichel criticizes Russia's shootout misses

Russia striker Fedor Smolov should have been more “convincing” in his first penalty to set the tone for the rest of the team, said RT’s Peter Schmeichel in the aftermath of Russia’s dramatic shootout defeat to Croatia. “When you put up your hand and volunteer to take the first penalty, you have to be convincing. […]

‘It is immoral’: Former first lady Laura Bush criticizes the separation of migrant children from their parents

Tom Pennington/Getty Images Former first lady Laura Bush has criticized the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy that has seen nearly 2,000 children separated from their parents in two months. Bush, who rarely speaks out on politics, wrote an op-ed in The Washington Post on Sunday. The wife of former president George W. Bush called the policy […]

Syria ‘chemical attack’: Top Tory criticizes Corbyn’s Labour for wanting evidence

A Tory minister has condemned Labour’s official response to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria for not mentioning Russia or Iran, despite the fact the government’s own statement on the matter didn’t mention them either. Labour was criticized by a top Conservative official for its response to Saturday night’s alleged chemical weapons attack in […]

Dick Pound criticizes IOC for not punishing Russia strongly enough for Olympic doping

Dick Pound, a senior member of the International Olympic Committee, is criticizing the Olympic body for neglecting to punish Russia strongly enough, and instead allowing potentially hundreds of Russian athletes to compete at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang. The strongly worded critique comes in a  personal letter, obtained by CBC News, to IOC President Thomas Bach. “There […]

Trump criticizes suspended ABC News reporter, suggests people should sue the network

AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman President Donald Trump threw rhetorical jabs at suspended ABC News reporter Brian Ross during a campaign rally in Florida on Friday night. Ross was suspended last weekend over a “serious error” in his report on former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s guilty plea in the Russia investigation. Trump suggested people should sue […]

Trump bizarrely responds to article suggesting he criticizes black people for racist reasons

Jae C. Hong/AP President Donald Trump on Thursday bizarrely responded to a tweet suggesting he speaks ill of prominent black people to capitalize on racist sentiment within his base. Trump responded to the tweet with: “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.” Minutes later, however, Trump tweeted the same thing on its own. President Donald Trump on Thursday […]