A new sexual identity has surfaced in the Bay Area, known as "asexual." The individuals who identify with this orientation say do not have sexual attraction to other people.
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On August 16, some of Hollywood's most powerful figures will attend a fundraiser for Democratic California gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Gain Newsom on the lot of Universal Studios.
Germany's Foreign MinisterHeiko Maas warned on Wednesday that ongoingunrest in Iran, amplified by recently reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic could "boost radical and fundamentalist forces."
President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, has earned the praise of officials in Yemen who are saying the move has directly resulted in Iran's diminished role there.
The United States Navy announced this week that they intend to bring cyber officers in at mid-grade levels to ensure that they are able to come and go between the private and public sector and maintain a constant stream of knowledge in the increasingly vital field.
Ingrid Mueller, one of the co-founders of "Latinas for Trump" withstood hecklers and constant interruptions at a meeting of the West Hollywood City Council Monday evening as she opposed the removal of President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Iran's Central Bank lifted a ban on exchange offices on Monday, allowing them to bring in much-needed hard currencies ahead of the official reimposition of sanctions on the Islamic Republic's automotive sector, gold, and other key metals by the United States.
United States officials told media Wednesday that the naval fleet of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is planning to place 100 gunboats in the Persian Gulf within the next 48 hours to practice "swarm" tactics, an exercise that is usually reserved for the fall.
Turkey's currency, the lira, plunged to a record low on Wednesday and continued to fall Thursday following the imposition of sanctions by the United States on two Turkish officials for their roles in the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old "democratic socialist" who defeated a 10-term Democratic incumbent in New York's June primary, made waves with her fellow progressives in San Francisco's Mission District Tuesday night as she described her plans to provide free Medicare and college for all.
A newly-released poll from thePublic Policy Institute of California(PPIC) has found that over half (56%) of likely registered voters in the Golden State say a political candidate's positions on environmental issues will be very important in determining their vote in the upcoming governor's race.
Israel on Friday confirmed U.S. media reports that President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a July 14 phone call torelease Ebru Özkan, a Turkish woman accused of Hamas ties, in exchange for Turkey's release of imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been detained on terror and espionage charge.
Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul, 28, faces 20 years in prison after Saudi Arabian authorities revealed on Wednesday that she allegedly confessed to conspiring with the kingdom's "enemies.
The chief of staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri reportedly warned the United States on Tuesday that, just as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned American President Donald Trump, threatening Iran would result in an "unimaginable" response that the U.S.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), who is in a tough re-election fight for his Orange County congressional seat, is facing criticism from his Democratic opponent for defending President Donald Trump's diplomatic efforts with Russia, and for calling the indictment of an accused Russian spy with whom he met in St.
Renewed water protests continued in Iran on Sunday ahead of United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on Sunday, with calls for authorities to address the water issues and chants to replace the current government.
After Cox Calls Him Out, Gavin Newsom Says He Was Wrong for Reporting Illegal Aliens to ICE as SF Mayor
California's Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom (D), who is competing against Republican John Cox to become California's next governor, reportedly said he regrets implementing a policy while he was mayor of San Francisco that required law enforcement officers to report juvenile illegal aliens who were charged with committing violent crimes to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Iran has been developing the necessary resources for a cyberweapons attack against the United States and European infrastructure, experts said this week at the Aspen Security Forum, according to an NBC News report Friday.
"Abolish ICE PDX," an anarchist group based in Oregon, publicly executed an effigy of President Donald Trump in Portland on Tuesday using a mock guillotine and replicating one of those most familiar scenes from the French Revolution.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not yet received any response to threemajor proposals he made to North Korea during his visit to Pyongyang this month, a South Korean lawmaker claimed Thursday.
Russia's Ambassador to Iran Levan Jagarian said on Thursday Russia will continue to cooperate with Iran in all areas, including business and defense, and noted that this will include the nation's presence in Syria.
Iran filed a lawsuit against the United States on Monday atthe International Court of Justice (ICJ) over Washington's reimposition of sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Billionaire environmental activist and "Need to Impeach" founder Tom Steyer said Monday that President Donald Trump had committed "treason" for trusting Russian President Vladimir Putin's denials about interfering in U.S.
The Iranian government claimed Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin will "soon" head to Tehran to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss the status of Syria's civil war.
Video of a homeless man using drugs on a BART train in San Francisco last month has gone viral, raising concerns about the continued homeless crisis in the city.
A major medical association has backed out of holding its annual 15,000-attendee convention in San Francisco after a 20-pound bag of feces was dumped on a sidewalk in the city last week.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) will not seek an endorsement from the California Democratic Party (CDP) for the second time.
The Iranian Army's Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari met with a delegation from China's Ministry of National Defense Tuesday to discuss ways to boost defense ties between Tehran and Beijing.
A conservative legislator in Iran's parliament revealed on Sunday that police have arrested 129 people so far during protests at Tehran's Grand Bazaar and outside the country's Parliament over the past week.
On the same day Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameneidemandedjudicial punishment for anyone who "disrupt[s]" Iran's "economic security" by protesting, Iran's judiciary head, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, said protesters arrested during these events could be punished "by execution.
Former President Barack Obama told donors at a Democratic National Committee (DNC) fundraiser in Beverly Hills on Thursday that he has had enough with their "moping" over President Donald Trump's victory -- and he wants them to focus on winning Congress back from the Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections.
Iran's Supreme Leader and head of the Islamic revolution, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,demanded judicial punishment on Wednesday for anyone who "disrupt[s]" Iran's "economic security" in the aftermath of protests over the tumbling value of the rial against the U.S.
The stunning defeat of House Democratic Caucus chair Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) in the New York primary on Tuesday signals trouble for House Minority Leader Sen. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).
Iranians enteredthe fourth day of protests on Wednesday after the rial hit a record low of 90,000 rials to one U.S. dollar on Sunday. Chants calling for the death of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reportedly filled Tehran's Grand Bazaar, the center of commerce in the bustling city, throughout the week.
TheWall Street Journal reportedon Wednesday, citing an unnamed source in the Trump administration, that the United States would issue sanctions on countries that fail to cut oil imports from Iran by November 4th.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton of being affiliated with terrorists, referring to the exiled Mujaheddin-e-Khalq (MEK) Iranian opposition group.
The United States reportedly denied entry Monday to NATO's former Secretary General Javier Solana -- who played a key role in negotiating the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) -- over a visit he made to Iran in 2013.
Thousands of Iranians reportedly took to Tehran's historic Grand Bazaar on Monday, forcing its shutdown in protest over the Islamic Republic's decision to spend money on Iran's adventurism abroad instead of helping fuel its troubled economy at home, where over 40 percent of its population is unemployed.
Iraq's Supreme Federal Court ruled this week that the parliament's decision to manually recount votes cast during last month's election is constitutional, following widespread allegations of fraud at the polling booths.
United States Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) reportedly joined hundreds of protesters along the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego, California, on Friday to demonstrate against President Donald Trump'simmigration policy, which she said amounted to "human rights abuse.
Several Democratic congressional candidates in California are reportedly backing away from support for House Minority Leader Sen. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and have actually attacked her, in the hopes that it will help their chances of winning in November.
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Iranian women were permitted to enter Iran's Azadi Stadium on Wednesday to watch a broadcast of the country's second World Cup match (against Spain), following the regime's decision to relax a ban on females at sporting events.
Lebanon'sGeneral Security agency is considering allowing Iranians into the country without stamping their passports, which has politicians concerned that this is reflective ofIran's deepening influence over the nation's Iran-backed Hezbollah movement.
United States President Donald Trump is reportedly planningto meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during Trump's visit to Europe next month.
Billionaire left-wing environmental activist and potential presidential candidate Tom Steyer launched a political ad on Wednesday featuring audio of children of illegal immigrants crying for their parents in detention centers titled, "Support the Keep Families Together Act.
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a billionaire who earned his fortune in the biotech field, will officially take full control of the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribuneon Monday when the $500 million sale is completed and Soon-Shiong becomes executive chairman of the California News Group.
First Daughter Ivanka Trump will attend several fundraisers with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy in California next week to help protect the House against Democrats who are seeking to regain control of it in November's general election.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the United States is a failure and referred to the nation, as he has for decades, as the "Great Satan" during his annual Eid al-Fitr prayers in Tehran on Friday morning.
The Democratic challenger to Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) has received mounting financial support from some of Hollywood's most progressive names, including Rosie O'Donnell, Barbara Streisand, and Mark Hamill.
Boeing announced on Wednesday that it will not deliver any of its aircraft to Iran in light of United States sanctions on the Islamic Republic as part of America's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday that he would resign if all the women in the Philippines sign a petition calling for him to quit in response to widespread outrage after he forced a married woman to kiss him on stage in South Korea.
Voters made history during Tuesday's California primary election by recallingSanta Clara County Judge Aaron Persky from office.
China's state-run Global Times newspaper argued in a column Tuesday that banning all religiousgarments in publicis necessary to achieve "social unity" and contended the act does not portray "religious hatred.
Democrat Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Republican businessman John Cox will face off in November's general election after finishing in the top two spots on Tuesday evening in the California primary.
Pubs and bars in Singapore are preparing for the scheduled summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un with a menu of specialty drinks inspired by the event.
Multiple "Western and Asian" officials told Reuters in a report published Sunday that the United States is seeking to expand its Freedom of Navigation Operations (FONOPs) in the South China Sea to respond to growing belligerence from China.
Last week, progressive actors, directors, and entertainment streaming giants likeLena Dunham,J.J. Abrams, and Netflix, respectfully, sent "Get Out the Vote" postcards to California voters with the specific aim of recruiting first-time voters to the polls ahead of Tuesday's highly-anticipated primary.
A new poll released Sunday found that nearly half of California's Bay Area residents want to exit the area within a few years over the cost of living and unaffordable housing prices.
South Korean and Philippine observers have expressed outrage at Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's treatment of a Philippine worker, who he appeared to force into a kiss on the lips onstage at an event in Seoul.
The Chinese government newspaperGlobal Times said on Thursday that the nation is intent on making "full preparations and strategic arrangements for long-lasting contention" with the United States in the South China Sea.
United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jon-un's favorability has risen significantly among South Korean adults, according to a new survey released Friday by Gallup Korea.
Saudi Arabiareportedly released a video of the kingdom's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (known as MBS) Thursday chairing a meeting for the Council of Economic Affairs and Development in Jeddah on Tuesday to quash rumors, broadcast through Iranian state media, that he was injured or dead as a result of a shooting outside the royal palace on April 21.
Embattled Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), a leader of the #MeToo movement in California, is struggling to campaign for re-election after being hit by sexual harassment and misconduct allegations earlier this year.
North Korea's state newspaperRodong Sinmun, on Wednesday, said joint military exercises between the United States and South Korea occurring while the U.S.and North Korea plan a summit are an "intolerable mockery" of the upcoming historic dialogue.
A video published Thursday appeared to show Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif chanting "Death to America," "Death to Britain," and "Death to Israel" during an address by the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the United States has a track record of breaching agreements, following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw America from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
President Donald Trump will address approximately 800 U.S. and Israeli dignitaries at the ceremonial opening for the relocation of the American embassy to Jerusalem by video on Monday.
WASHINGTON, DC – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly told North Korean officials on Monday that the United States will help the communist country with its economy if it is willing to dismantle its illegal nuclear weapons program.
The Iranian regime orchestrated a series of anti-American protests in response to President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Iran nuclear deal and featured supporters throughout the Islamic Republic who gathered after Friday's prayers.
A series of new protests could occur throughout Iran if millions of citizens feel empowered by President Donald Trump's decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran's Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Tehran in the follow-up to President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, thatif it harms Israel, the American military will respond.
Mass anti-America protests are set to take place following Friday prayer this week in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran's Central Bank and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's personal empire, effectively withdrawing the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.
California Republican gubernatorial candidate Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) declared himself the winner of a Tuesday evening debate between him and five other contenders.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced Monday she will boycott the UC Berkeley graduationceremony, where she was scheduled to deliver the keynote speech, due to a massive union-backed labor strike that forced the rescheduling of over 12,000 surgeries, cancer treatments, and appointments.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday harshly rebuked the United States' withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or Iran nuclear deal, describingPresident Donald Trump's pullout statement as "vulgar and commonplace.
England, Germany, and France issued a joint statement on Tuesday expressing "regret" over President Donald Trump's historic decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or Iran nuclear deal, brokered under former President Barack Obama.
Members of the Los Angeles cell of the Red Guards, an "Antifa" group, hung an effigy of President Donald Trump during their May Day celebrations and protests in Boyle Heights last week, and called for a violent revolution against the "capitalist state.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, is "an important diplomatic victory" Thursday and made the case to "preserve it.
Freshman Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has reportedly been investing large amounts of money in online advertising and digital campaigning ahead of what many believe is a coming announcement that she is running for president.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Democrat who is the frontrunner in the race to become California's next governor, continues to lead the crowded field of candidates in fundraising, having raised approximately $4.6 million in this most recent filing period.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Muslims on Thursday to stand up against "imperialism, U.S. bullying," and intimidators throughout the rest of the world.
Dr. Ben Carson, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), toured a homeless women's center on Los Angeles's infamous Skid Row Tuesday as part of a fact-finding mission aimed at tackling homelessness and providing job training for inner-city communities throughout the United States.
Two Armenian-American teenagers were allegedly shot at on Tuesday evening -- the 103-year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide -- while driving on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita in what the driver claims was a hate crime.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is a businessman and does not know anything about law or politics.
A senior Iranian official said on Tuesday that Tehran may withdraw from the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) if President Donald Trump scraps the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan remarked on Tuesday that Turkey has an "ethical responsibility to share the historical pain" of the country's Armenian citizens but again refused to refer to the tragedy as a genocide as he observed the anniversary of the killings.
People throughout the world commemorated 103 years since the Armenian genocide on Tuesday. Thousands will march throughout the streets of various cities to honor the 1.5 million lives lost during the 1915 massacre, carried out by Ottoman Turks.
California State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), one of the female leaders of the "#MeToo" movement in California, reportedly said she wanted to punch an "Asian person" in the face in 2014, according to new allegations.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that the United States would face an "unpleasant" response if Washington decides to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The Philippines is reportedly looking to lodge a protest against China's alleged presence of two military aircraft on a Chinese-built island in the South China Sea.
Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro expressed "deep concerns" on Tuesday over a series of pejorative tweets issued by Professor Randa Jarrarin reaction to former First Lady Barbara Bush's death.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in reaffirmed his intention to end the war between the two Koreas and to establish permanent peace, which he said could be achieved with the denuclearization of North Korea.
Amidst division among his fellow Democrats over his campaign to see President Donald Trump impeached, billionaire left-wing environmentalist Tom Steyer held a rally attended by approximately 400 anti-Trump activists in Oakland Wednesday night to help garner support for his impeachment efforts.
Russia reportedly moved 11 of its warships, cargo vessels, and submarines from theSyrian port of Tartus on Wednesday, ahead of President Donald Trump warning about carrying out a potentialstrikeon the civil war-ravaged country in retaliation for a chemical attack on civilians on Saturday.
Hezbollah chiefSayyed Hassan Nasrallah claimed the United States, under former President George W. Bush, offered the Lebanon-based, Iran-backed Shi'ite terrorist group money to end its resistance movement against Israel.
Democrats are criticizing billionaire left-wing environmentalist Tom Steyer's campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, fearful that it will hurt rather than help the Democratic Party's 2018 ambitions.
Republican actress Stacey Dash dropped her congressional bid in California on Friday after thinking and praying about the potentially life-altering decision.
Billionaire left-wing environmental activist Tom Steyer has reportedly built what some have described as a "political death star" through his multi-million dollar campaign to have President Donald Trump impeached -- laying the groundwork for a potential presidential run by Steyer himself.
Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed "tenacious" Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in her reelection bid for the United States Senate on Thursday and praised her for her "progressive values.
California State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), a leader of the "#MeToo" movement who has faced sexual harassment accusations herself, reportedly apologized Monday for a homophobic comment she made five years ago about then-Assembly Speaker John A.