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Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy

PHOENIX (AP) — Nike is going forward with plans to make soles for Nike Air shoes in a Phoenix suburb. The shoemaker confirmed its plans Thursday even though Ari...

Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy

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Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early versi...
01:52, 07/05/2019

Flip-flopping Arizona governor welcomes Nike factory after blasting company Turns out Nike and Arizona’s governor are both in the flip-flop business. After Nike announced on Thursday it would open a $184 million sneaker factory in Goodyear, Ariz. — one that would provide at least 500 jobs — Gov. Doug Ducey tweeted: “This is ...
05:52, 07/13/2019

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
02:01, 07/05/2019

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even If Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an earl...
23:52, 07/03/2019

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make the first order" if they were on sale again. ...
06:13, 07/03/2019

Nike goes ahead with investment in new Arizona manufacturing plant Nike Inc said on Thursday it will open a manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona, with a likely investment of at least $184 million, going ahead with the site after the state of Arizona last week withdrew an incentive package following the footwe...
04:13, 07/12/2019

Arizona to pull incentive for Nike plant over sneaker recall Arizona will withdraw incentives for Nike Inc's manufacturing plant in the state after the sportswear maker pulled the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, Governor Doug Ducey said on Tuesday....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-N...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Nike Defends Pulling 'Betsy Ross' Sneaker as Arizona Governor Withdraws Aid Nike Inc. said it was “proud of its American heritage” and was committed to creating jobs in the U.S. after Arizona’s governor said he was withdrawing financial incentives the state had promised the sneaker giant to open a plant because of its decisi...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker: governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics sa...
23:52, 07/02/2019

Arizona governor welcomes Nike again after bad-mouthing move to pull Betsy Ross sneaker Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reversed his stance against Nike on Thursday and welcomed the athletic apparel giant's plans to build a manufacturing facility in the state, a week after he pulled financial incentives following its decision to pull its Betsy ...
08:52, 07/12/2019

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
17:39, 07/03/2019

Arizona Governor to yank Nike financial incentives after company pulls American flag sneakers The Republican governor said Nike's decision "is a shameful retreat for the company. American businesses should be proud of our country's history, not abandoning it."...
16:00, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker -governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics say...
01:13, 07/03/2019

Molymet drops plans for battery parts factory in Chile Chile´s Molymet has dropped a project to build battery parts in Chile, the second of three companies to pass on the deal little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap Chilean lithium from top producer Albemarle....
16:26, 07/13/2019

Arizona Gov. Ducey to pull Nike plant incentives over reported Colin Kaepernick, Betsy Ross flag flap Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he was ordering the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw incentives for Nike building a manufacturing plant in the state....
14:26, 07/02/2019

Harris appears to knock Warren, other 2020 Dems: 'I'm not churning out plans like a factory' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., agreed with a radio host on Friday after he mocked her fellow 2020 presidential candidates by claiming they were acting like talk show host Oprah Winfrey by handing out free things with unrealistic policy proposals....
00:39, 07/13/2019

Chinese company scraps plans to buy New Jersey music college after controversy A Chinese conglomerate will not buy a prestigious college, Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., after opponents warned the sale would extend the threat of China's infiltration of American academia....
01:26, 07/03/2019

Arizona ski resort plans record by staying open until May 19 FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – An Arizona ski resort is planning its longest season by remaining open through mid-May. The Arizona Daily Sun reports the Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff expects operate until May 19 due to favorable weather conditions and...
01:52, 05/05/2019

The Producer Of Pokemon Sword & Shield Issues A Statement About National Dex Controversy And Confirms No Plans To Change Decision After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decision to not have all Pokemon move forward into Sword & Shield. The statement is fairly short and t...
17:52, 06/29/2019

Nike's decision to cancel 'Betsy Ross flag' shoe prompts backlash from Arizona governor Arizona governor Doug Ducey ripped Nike for its decision to cancel the release of a shoe featuring an early design of the U.S. flag.       ...
14:39, 07/02/2019

IKEA to Close Its Only U.S. Factory IKEA is closing its only manufacturing site in the U.S., shifting the operations to Europe where the furniture company says production costs are lower....
05:52, 07/16/2019

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence, a facility on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of some of the world's most luxurious private jets come into being....
13:39, 06/12/2019

BMW taps factory man Zipse as CEO Oliver Zipse, 55, will take over as BMW CEO on Aug. 16, replacing Harald Krueger, who will step down. Zipse was said to be in a horserace for the CEO job with another strong contender, Klaus Froehlich....
04:52, 07/19/2019

U.S. Factory Activity Slows in April U.S. factory activity slowed in April, with the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index falling to 52.8, amid concerns over trade tensions and delays at the U.S.-Mexico border....
23:13, 05/01/2019

If You Want to Buy a Car Factory, Ukrainian Automaker ZAZ Is Selling One  Ukranian automaker ZAZ, the builders of the Soviet Union’s first real “people’s car,” has been having a rough go for the past few years. After being fire-sale’d for just $9 million dollars just a couple of years ago, ZAZ is again in bankruptcy, and ...
23:39, 05/07/2019

Refurbishment of TVR’s new Welsh factory under way shortly News 11 Jun, 2019 The Welsh government has finally selected its preferred contractor for the refurbishment of TVR’s new factory in Ebbw Valley, South Wales...
21:52, 06/11/2019

China gas factory blast kills at least 12 At least 12 people have died in a powerful explosion that ripped through a gas plant in central China. Reports said the force of the blast shattered windows and blew out doors as far as 3 kilometers away....
16:00, 07/20/2019

TVR says work to start soon on new Welsh factory TVR Griffith Welsh Government selects contractor to undergo work on new home of 500bhp Griffith supercar The reborn TVR project is hoping that refurbishment work will soon start on its new factory, after the Welsh Government selected a contractor ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Ikea closing only U.S. factory in shift to Europe Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced Tuesday it will close its only U.S. factory in Virginia and shift operations to Europe, where costs are less expensive....
19:13, 07/16/2019

Honda confirms UK car factory closure in 2021 Thousands of workers at the Japanese car manufactuer's plant in Swindon are set to lose their jobs. Honda's president previously said that the move had nothing to do with the United Kingdom's exit from the EU....
19:52, 05/13/2019

U.S. factory activity falls to more than two-and-a-half-year low U.S. manufacturing activity hit more than a 2-1/2-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over the escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
18:26, 07/01/2019

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns Vehicle output falls by 24% as firms including BMW and Peugeot pause productionThe British economy shrank in April amid a dramatic decline in car production ahead of the original Brexit deadline, according to official figures.According to the Office ...
13:39, 06/10/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
14:00, 06/21/2019

At least 30 dead in fire at home used as matchstick factory At least 30 people have been killed - including three children - in a fire at a house which was used as a matchstick factory in Indonesia's North Sumatra province....
21:26, 06/21/2019

Robots are breaking out of their cages on the factory floor, and here's what they are doing As companies aim to increase production, the demand for large-scale industrial robots is accelerating. Yet their interactivity with co-workers could introduce the possibility of injury. One company is planning to change that....
00:39, 06/11/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. factory activity falls to more than 2-1/2-year low U.S. manufacturing activity hit more than a 2-1/2-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety over the escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China....
19:13, 07/01/2019

Factory Workers Become Coders as Companies Automate As automation changes the way factories operate, some U.S. companies are training workers in programming and robotics, letting machinists get a taste of coding....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Tesla to make Model Y SUV at its California factory Tesla Inc will make the Model Y electric sport utility vehicle at its factory in Fremont, California to hit production volumes quickly, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a podcast interview posted on Sunday....
19:00, 06/02/2019

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
02:00, 06/01/2019

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced ...
11:52, 05/30/2019

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the equator....
21:00, 05/29/2019

GE's CEO 'stunned' that factory efficiency drive only just started General Electric Co's chief executive said on Thursday he was "really stunned" to learn that a major factory had only recently started using lean manufacturing techniques....
22:13, 05/30/2019

Nike Wants Your Sneakers to Fit Better, So It's Using AR The company estimates that 60 percent of people wear the wrong size. Starting in July, your smartphone can help figure out your perfect pair of kicks....
16:13, 05/09/2019

Sweden's Ericsson to build factory in U.S. to make 5G radios Swedish telecoms equipment supplier Ericsson said on Wednesday it plans to build its first fully-automated factory in the United States to make radios required to deploy 5G technology and make it operational in early next year....
18:13, 06/26/2019

Heiress downplays factory's forced labor use during Holocaust The Bahlsen biscuit empire heiress sparked outrage after claiming forced workers were "well-treated" during World War II. Despite her apologies, the case has reignited debate over Germany's remembrance culture....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Tesla says solar factory will now make EV chargers and other products Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies ...
00:26, 05/16/2019

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
16:52, 06/21/2019

Tesla: N.Y. solar factory to make EV chargers, other products Tesla's Buffalo, N.Y., solar plant will become the "manufacturing home" for EV Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products. The company disclosed the move in an annual report to New York state, which heavily subsidized the factory....
03:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-GE's CEO 'stunned' that factory efficiency drive only just started General Electric Co's chief executive said on Thursday he was "really stunned" to learn that a major factory had only recently started using lean manufacturing techniques....
21:52, 05/30/2019

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building i...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Aston Martin’s St Athan factory in South Wales all set for the DBX Features 12 Jun, 2019 The St Athan factory is at the heart of a new chapter in the history of Aston Martin. We pay a visit to the new Welsh facility…...
07:39, 06/12/2019

S. Korea allows businesspeople to visit North factory park SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it will allow its businesspeople to visit their factories at an industrial park in North Korea that was shut down by Seoul’s previous conservative government in 2016 following a North Korean nuclear te...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Final Saab 9-3 to leave NEVS factory in Sweden The 3-mile 9-3 will be shown this weekend in Trollhattän An unused crash test model from 2013 is set to go up for auction later this year The last new Saab 9-3 ever to be made will be auctioned in Sweden this year.  The almost unused saloon was b...
17:39, 06/07/2019

Multimatic considering options after Ford's factory WEC, IMSA exit Multimatic Motorsport is pursuing numerous options to remain in international sportscar competition following Ford's decision to withdraw factory support for its World Endurance Championship and IMSA SportsCar Championship programmes...
18:39, 05/02/2019

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 the South....
07:39, 06/15/2019

'Reshoring' Report Finds Factory Work Not Returning to U.S. Despite escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China, American imports of manufactured goods from China and 13 other Asian countries rose 9% in 2018 to $816 billion, the largest annual increase in nearly a decade and outpacing a 6% increase in domes...
07:39, 07/11/2019

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
03:26, 07/11/2019

Decrepit Factory Becomes Symbol of Mexican Corruption Battle The purchase by Mexican state oil company Pemex of a fertilizer plant that still isn’t running, six years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, has emerged at an emblem of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s campaign against corruption....
20:39, 06/04/2019

Honda confirms Swindon factory closure following consultation Honda's Swindon plant produces 150,000 cars per year Japanese manufacturer says no "viable alternative" could be found to keep plant open; 3500 workers set to lose jobs Honda has confirmed that it will close its manufacturering plant in Swindon i...
16:39, 05/13/2019

Scores injured after blast at Russian explosives factory At least 79 injured by explosion in Dzerzhinsk, with 15 hospitalised At least 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) east o...
20:39, 06/01/2019

How it's made: on the factory floor with the monstrous 102MP Fujifilm GFX 100 It's not easy putting together a revolutionary camera like the GFX 100. It takes hundreds of individual parts – some so tiny you'll need tweezers to pick them up – that get assembled into five sections of the camera in Fujifil...
07:00, 06/04/2019

Survey: China’s factory activity declines in June BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity contracted in June, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up economic growth amid a costly tariff war with Washington. A monthly index released Sunday by an official industry group, the China Federation ...
17:13, 06/30/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has forced the evacuation of a small refugee camp but is not threatening homes. The fire service says three...
14:39, 06/27/2019

IKEA Closing Only US Furniture Factory, Cutting 300 Jobs IKEA said it will close its only US factory at the end of the year, cutting 300 jobs, as it will be more cost effective to make the products in Europe and import them....
05:26, 07/16/2019

3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Shell-Dye Factory Linked With The Temple Shards of Phoenician pottery excavated fifty years ago from an archeological dig in Tel Shikmona located south of Haifa, in Israel ...
19:39, 07/03/2019

Waymo factory plan in Detroit spotlights talent needs Waymo's plans to establish an advanced manufacturing facility in the heart of Detroit illustrates how Silicon Valley and Michigan have grown to recognize each other's value to the industry....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Fulfill All Your Nike Needs With $30 Off Orders of $150 or More Nike is one of the most desirable workout-wear brands, though quality gear often comes at a price. But thanks to a deal Nike’s running through May 12, don’t sweat the cost of a new Nike wardrobe. Now, take $30 off orders of $150 or more with promo co...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Fire At Chemical Factory In Dadra And Nagar Haveli's Silvassa A fire broke out a chemical factory in Silvassa, the capital of Dadar and Nagar Haveli today, news agency ANI reported. Eight fire engines are at the spot....
21:52, 05/19/2019

‘PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY DEPOSITS,’ begs dying shitcoin factory Cryptopia It seems some overzealous cryptocurrency traders didn’t get the memo that exchange service Cryptopia is shutting down – and they’re still trying to make deposits to the platform. In a tweet earlier today, the embattled exchange warned users not to se...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

UK factory growth hit by Brexit and trade war worries - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as City investors fear the US-China trade war is intensifyingBeijing: US’s exorbitant demands have scuppered trade dealChina’s new trade white paper criticises USTrump’s Mexican tariff threa...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Strike hits production at world's biggest Nutella factory Workers blockade French site, halting three production lines as ingredients run lowA factory in northern France that makes 25% of the world’s Nutella has been blockaded for a week by workers demanding more pay, causing key ingredients to run low.The ...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Shitcoin factory Cryptopia owes over $3M to creditors, staff, and hodlers Liquidators of now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have revealed that it owes investors, creditors, and staff a total of over $3 million. Grant Thornton New Zealand published its first liquidators report earlier today which outlined that cr...
00:13, 06/01/2019

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and the owners have threatened to heavily fine the strikers....
22:00, 06/03/2019

U.S. factory activity at two-and-half-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
01:00, 05/02/2019

G.M. Says It Will Sell Lordstown Factory to Workhorse, a Maker of Electric Vehicles General Motors, which stopped production at the plant recently, confirmed a statement by President Trump that it was selling the factory and investing elsewhere in Ohio....
19:52, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: Tesla's solar factory is exporting most of its cells - document The "great majority" of solar cells being produced at Tesla Inc's factory in upstate New York are being sold overseas instead of being used in the company's trademark "Solar Roof" as originally intended, according to documents reviewed by Reuters....
19:13, 05/15/2019

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
20:13, 06/21/2019

Eating Animals review – painful portrait of factory farming Natalie Portman narrates an unsettling documentary about how agribusiness resorts to ever greater squalor and cruelty ‘You vote at least three times a day with your fork,” says a farmer in this sombre, painful, relevant documentary about agribusiness...
12:26, 06/06/2019

Volkswagen Is Spending a Billion on a Battery Factory to Try to Leapfrog Tesla There may be a day that Tesla looks back on all this—the Roadster, the S, those troublesome early Xs—and laugh at how simple it was. Volkswagen is rolling in. All that and more in The Morning Shift for May 15, 2019....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factory was used to make and store bombs and other explosive devices for the Russian military. The facility...
17:00, 06/02/2019

J.Crew Factory Is Taking Up to 70% Off Men's and Women's Styles, Plus an Extra 50% Off Clearance J.Crew Factory is already marked down significantly compared to its regular J.Crew counterpart, but now, the Factory is taking its discounts to a whole new level. Men’s and women’s styles on the site are 60% to 70% off, kids’ styles are 50% off, and ...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Fannie and Freddie's Latest Push: Factory-Built Homes The gatekeepers of America’s housing market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, want to make it more affordable to buy a manufactured home. So far, they have found it a tough sell....
11:39, 06/20/2019

German factory production, exports drop in weak Q2 start BERLIN (AP) — German factory production has fallen more strongly than expected in April and exports have dropped sharply in a weak start to the second quarter in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that indu...
11:26, 06/07/2019

'Every one of the decisions is her decision:' Inside Elizabeth Warren's policy factory In Washington, the political world was on edge as it waited for the long-anticipated release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation....
01:39, 06/25/2019

UK manufacturing drops by nearly half amid Brexit factory shutdowns News 30 May, 2019 New car sales fell 44.5 per cent in April as manufacturers brought their annual factory shutdowns forward to the original Brexit date...
13:13, 05/30/2019

Indonesia police arrest three suspects over deadly factory fire Indonesian authorities have arrested three people suspected of negligence after a fire ripped through a makeshift factory in North Sumatra, killing 30 people, a police spokesman said on Sunday....
10:52, 06/23/2019

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the Chi...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Foxconn Tore Up a Small Town to Build a Big Factory---Then Retreated The iPhone maker got fat incentives to build a $10 billion LCD plant that largely hasn’t materialized on land where Mount Pleasant, Wis., razed homes and crops. “We’re talking about things that are just imaginary.”...
00:13, 04/30/2019

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 minute-long spot plays off the “I believe we will win” chant common among competitors — while refocus...
21:52, 07/08/2019

Stranger Things x Nike Collab Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
00:13, 06/28/2019

Nike Is Making Nintendo 64 Sneakers An upcoming colourway of Nike’s Air Max 97 doesn’t make an official mention of the console—gotta keep those lawyers at arm’s length—but its inspiration is clear: this is a Nintendo 64 sneaker....
03:52, 07/09/2019

Nike’s iPhone app will use AR to fit shoes with sub-2mm accuracy Historically, AR object estimation has struggled to achieve even one-inch accuracy, but Nike has developed technology to make sub-2mm AR measurements.Read More...
15:52, 05/09/2019

Germany suffer 'devastating' slump in new factory orders - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including disappointing German economic data and the latest US jobs reportBreaking: German orders slumped 8.6% y/y in MayAnalyst: This is devastating for German economyOrders fell 2.2% month...
09:39, 07/05/2019

Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide....
18:52, 05/28/2019

Denise Nickerson, Violet in 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' has died Actress Denise Nickerson, best known for her role as chatty gum-chewer Violet Beauregard in 1971's "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," has died, according to multiple reports citing a Facebook post from her family....
00:52, 07/12/2019

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long war with the United States....
11:00, 07/17/2019

Nokian Tyres seeks to gain traction in North America with new factory Finnish tire maker Nokian Tyres expects its new U.S. factory in Tennessee to help it double its sales in North America, especially by expanding its all-season tire sales in the region, the company said on Thursday....
13:39, 05/23/2019

Wilson: My snooker career almost died in a Findus frozen food factory "World Championship quarter-finalist Gary Wilson tells Desmond Kane how he was forced to take drastic action to save his snooker career from the deep freeze."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Jaguar Land Rover will build electric cars at UK factory, paper says Jaguar Land Rover is expected to announce plans on Friday to build electric vehicles at its Castle Bromwich factory in England, the Sunday Times reported, in what would be a rare bright spot for a British automotive industry hit by job cuts, plant cl...
07:26, 07/02/2019

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been arrested on ...
09:00, 07/17/2019

Tesla's New York solar factory making other products in bid to boost jobs Tesla Inc on Wednesday said its solar factory in Buffalo, New York, would become the "manufacturing home" for its electric vehicle Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products as it seeks to meet employment targets tied to state subsidies...
06:52, 05/16/2019

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Ford expected to announce closure of Welsh engine factory- source Ford is expected to announce on Thursday that it is closing its engine facility in Wales, a source told Reuters, putting at risk 1,700 jobs in what would be the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars at UK factory - report Britain's biggest automaker Jaguar Land Rover is expected to announce plans next week to build electric cars at its central English Castle Bromwich factory, the Sunday Times reported....
13:00, 06/30/2019

Oil dips on expectations of rising output, China factory and services stutter Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected from U.S. sanctions on Iran, but analysts said markets remained tight....
08:00, 04/30/2019

Strike at world’s biggest Nutella factory brings production to near-standstill No more Nutella?! French workers are threatening as much, bringing the world’s biggest Nutella factory to a near-standstill in a showdown over salary negotiations....
22:13, 06/04/2019

Ford expected to announce closure of Welsh engine factory: source Ford is expected to announce on Thursday that it is closing its engine facility in Wales, a source told Reuters, putting at risk 1,700 jobs in what would be the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
11:52, 06/06/2019

China’s factory output, retail sales weaken amid tariff war BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified. Wednesday’s data prompted suggestions Beijing will need to prop up economic growth with more government spending. G...
08:52, 05/15/2019

NY Fed 'Empire State' factory index posts biggest gain in more than 2 years The New York Federal Reserve said its gauge of manufacturing growth in New York state returned to positive territory, suggesting regional activity was expanding again....
10:13, 07/16/2019

Volkswagen Should Absolutely Make Rabbit Confetti a Factory Paint Option During this weekend’s Southern Worthersee, Volkswagen debuted a slew of mildly modified new cars to the gathered Euro Tuner crowd. VW wants to lean in to the whole scene, and show off the concepts to folks who might be willing to perform these modifi...
22:39, 05/19/2019

Paulson to sell almost half of Steinway factory to Robert De Niro group John Paulson has a plan for the historic Steinway piano factory in Queens — and it involves sharing some of the premises with Robert De Niro. The billionaire hedge-fund mogul — who scooped up Steinway & Sons in 2013 for $512 million — has agreed to s...
01:26, 06/14/2019

"Double Standards Of Congress": Piyush Goyal On Rae Bareli Coach Factory Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today hit back at the Congress over the issue of corporatisation of the Rae Bareli rail coach factory, saying the party only made announcements and not a single coach was......
11:52, 07/03/2019

Honda forecasts 6% rise in annual profit on Europe factory revamp Honda Motor forecast a 6% increase in operating profit for the current fiscal year due to cost reduction efforts and a restructuring of its production network in Europe....
13:52, 05/08/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Gove controversy has warped into something much more damaging There's a moment in many political stories where simple questions of right or wrong morph into something more pervasive, and for those seeking power, more damaging....
04:13, 06/10/2019

Giants' Shurmur stokes QB controversy: 'We'll see what happens' New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur set the stage for a summertime quarterback competition between Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones on Tuesday....
19:52, 06/11/2019

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the ...
05:39, 06/19/2019

As the controversy mounts, Facebook still seems to click The social media giant is set to unveil its second-best results this week, despite a privacy ruling and fears over LibraFacebook is expected to report its second most profitable quarter ever on Wednesday, even in the wake of a $5bn (£4bn) fine and an...
09:39, 07/21/2019

Stranger Things x Nike Collab Drop 2 Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
18:13, 07/01/2019

Nike Is Making Stranger Things Sneakers Because pop culture tie-ins are an adult sneaker thing now, Nike is releasing a line of shoes based on Netflix’s Stranger Things. Thankfully, they are a lot more tasteful than the announcement itself might have you believe....
08:26, 06/13/2019

It's The Best Day Ever! Nike Has a SpongeBob SquarePants Sneaker Collab Is this the Krusty Krab? No, this is Patrick... Star sneakers from Nike. To celebrate 20 years of living in a pineapple under the sea, Nike is releasing a SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired collection. Modeled using their existing Kyrie 5 sneakers, we no...
05:52, 07/20/2019

Nike Says ‘Just Do It’—But for the Women They Sponsor, Does ‘It’ Include Pregnancy? Alysia Montaño is more than a track star; she’s an Olympian and three-time U.S. national champion. And when she chose to compete while eight months pregnant with her first child in 2014, she also earned the moniker “the pregnant runner.”...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Nike becomes latest retailer to add plus-size mannequins Nike is making strides on inclusion efforts. The athletic wear giant debuted curvy mannequins this week on the new women’s floor at its flagship store in London to showcase figures of all shapes and sizes. The women’s floor in its Oxford Street store...
20:52, 06/10/2019

Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake, says Williams Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sporstwear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes....
23:26, 05/27/2019

Lawsuit twist in Kawhi Leonard’s war with Nike Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took full charge of his free-agency status in his stunning move to the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month. He’s trying to claim control of his famous “Klaw” logo, but he is facing some aggr...
18:26, 07/19/2019

You Can Run Right Into The Upside Down With This Nike x Stranger Things Collab As season three of Stranger Things creeps closer, the collaborations are starting to pile up. First, there was the odd choice of a Billy-focused H&M collab. Now, we have a stronger collab in Nike x Stranger Things. Rather than picking a hot guy t...
02:13, 06/14/2019

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:26, 06/07/2019

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
16:00, 07/03/2019

The U.S. women’s soccer team just won big. So did Nike. With the U.S. women’s national soccer team taking the 2019 Women’s World Cup, Nike is also winning, with jerseys selling out on its website.       ...
18:13, 07/08/2019

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
18:13, 06/07/2019

Rocket firm Relativity signs lease with NASA for new robotic 3D printing factory Relativity Space, a venture-backed rocket maker, said on Tuesday it will lease space from NASA in Mississippi, where its gigantic 3D printers will produce low-cost rockets to be used to launch small-payload satellites into orbit....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Ireland Baldwin credits Cheesecake Factory with gaining weight in a place she appreciates Ireland Baldwin posted a selfie to Instagram Sunday in which she credited Cheesecake Factory restaurants with helping her gain weight in a part of her body she finds favorable....
01:52, 07/18/2019

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
13:39, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Ford expected to announce closure of Welsh engine factory- source Ford is expected to announce on Thursday that it is closing its engine facility in Wales, a source told Reuters, putting at risk 1,700 jobs in what would be the latest blow to Britain's car industry....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows....
02:39, 06/14/2019

United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned car p...
09:00, 05/30/2019

How to reset any Google Home device to its factory settings, if it's malfunctioning or you're planning to sell it Beck Diefenbach/Reuters You may need to reset your Google Home to its factory settings if your device is malfunctioning, or if you're looking to sell it or give it away. Resetting your Google Home device to factory-default condition is as easy as pr...
00:39, 06/13/2019

This ‘factory of factories’ helps hardware start-ups solve real problems in Kenya [NAIROBI] Esther Mwangi, a 2014 graduate of economics from Kenyatta University in Kenya who wanted to venture into entrepreneurship but had no clear path, started off selling solar panels in coastal parts of the country as she conducted market resear...
16:52, 07/09/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — possibly exposing school kids across the street to long-buried mercury. They’re worried that work at ...
20:00, 05/18/2019

‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to the Top of the Charts Watch how an unknown Atlanta artist used his meme-making skills and a country-trap beat from the Netherlands to bring “Old Town Road” to the top of the Billboard charts....
13:13, 05/10/2019

ICC Responds To World Cup Final Overthrow Controversy A major controversy emerged due to a perceived misinterpretation of rules which resulted in umpires awarding England one extra run in World Cup 2019 final on Sunday....
17:52, 07/16/2019

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Controversy, Explained When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about U.S. citizenship to the next full U.S. head count, it set off a firestorm of criticism -- and a spate of legal challenges by cities, counties, states and ...
17:26, 06/28/2019

Controversy hangs over revival of Uganda Airlines Two decades after its sudden collapse, Uganda has resurrected its national carrier. Some Ugandans are optimistic about the airline's revival, but can it avoid repeating the same mistakes which led to its closure?...
18:39, 05/12/2019

Jim Harbaugh takes one more ‘controversy’ dig at Urban Meyer Jim Harbaugh doesn’t have to deal with Urban Meyer anymore, which should make Michigan fans breathe a little easier. But he hasn’t forgotten about his rival. When asked his reaction to Meyer retiring, Harbaugh gave a very on-brand answer: Compl...
22:00, 07/18/2019

De Blasio faces new questions in Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offered up the same lame excuse. “You can ask 1,000 times and I will give you the same answer: I had ...
00:13, 06/29/2019

Billy Vunipola looks to put controversy behind him after Saracens triumph • ‘It’s not about me or what I stand for,’ says No 8 after Leinster win• Mark McCall: ‘We needed him to do his talking on the field’Billy Vunipola was booed by a section of the Leinster supporters when his name was read out before the match but sever...
01:26, 05/12/2019

| VAR will cause 'controversy' admits Premier League chief Premier League interim chief executive Richard Masters admits VAR is certain to cause "controversy" when the technology makes its English top-flight debut this season....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Sex toys will be officially sanctioned at CES after vibrator controversy Following allegations of sexism and gender bias, the Consumer Technology Association said Tuesday it would officially sanction sex tech companies, allowing them to show their products at next year's Consumer Electronics Show....
09:13, 07/17/2019

Mulvaney calls McCain warship controversy ‘much ado about nothing’ WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney called the controversy over the White House requesting that the USS John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent trip to Japan “much ado about nothing.” “The pr...
19:39, 06/02/2019

Roger Federer dismisses seeding controversy "Roger Federer dismissed suggestions that his promotion to second seed has given him a favourable draw when he looked ahead to the Wimbledon Championships on Saturday."...
07:13, 06/30/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog: why his grotesque new look has caused controversy Bringing a much-loved character to the big screen is always a risk, but it appears the makers of the new Sonic film have got it badly wrongName: Sonic the Hedgehog.Age: 27. Continue reading......
01:26, 05/02/2019

Huawei’s Q1 revenue grows 39% despite company controversy Chinese tech giant Huawei said Monday its revenue rose 39 per cent over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom technology as a security risk....
23:39, 05/01/2019

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League m...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Controversy swirls over Kentucky Derby finish Country House elevated to victory in Saturday's Kentucky Derby as stewards take down the first-place finisher for the first time in the 145-year history of the race....
07:26, 05/05/2019

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, Courtney, died four years ago before starting her f...
03:00, 05/25/2019

SATs Invite Controversy With New 'Adversity Score' After a week full of terrible ass ideas comes the news that the College Board—the organization responsible for administering SATs—will bestow students with an “Adversity Score” based upon their socioeconomic status....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of debate Several of us were talking about the Canadian Grand Prix in the office this morning – or, specifi...
16:39, 06/10/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of his personal logo In a lawsuit filed Monday, Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard says Nike tried to register copyright on a design he created for his personal brand.        ...
07:26, 06/04/2019

'Offensive' tennis shoes taken off shelves by Nike selling for £2,000 Controversial tennis shoes withdrawn from sale by Nike because they featured an old version of the American flag are selling online for almost £2,000....
20:13, 07/02/2019

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
03:13, 05/22/2019

Nike 'very concerned' about rape claim against Neymar, which he denies Sponsor monitors situation as player claims extortionPSG and Brazil star facing second police investigation Nike is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against the Brazil forward, Neymar, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the spo...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad garners an Emmy nomination "Dream Crazy," which featured the former 49ers quarterback saying, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” received a nod for Outstanding Commercial....
02:39, 07/20/2019

Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be 'catastrophic' Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Foot Locker and other sneaker brands and retailers told President Donald Trump on Monday that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers....
17:13, 05/21/2019

Nike to Change Pregnancy Policy in Athlete Contracts Nike said it is adding language to new contracts for female athletes that will protect their pay during pregnancy, after coming under fire for cutting compensation for some athletes....
06:26, 05/18/2019

The Science Behind Nike's New ZoomX Vaporfly Next% Marathon Shoe At Sunday's London Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge will wear the ZoomX Vaporfly Next%, the latest installment in Nike's performance-boosting Vaporfly line of shoes....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Hustle Over to Amazon's Nike Sale Before Prime Day Ends Day 1 of Prime Day featured a big sale on Adidas gear (and there’s still one running on Adidas’ site), so it’s only fitting that Day 2 closes with a big sale on Nike products....
02:39, 07/17/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of personal logo The Raptors forward, who is claiming he created the original design for the "Klaw" logo featured on his Jordan Brand apparel, signed with New Balance in November 2018....
11:13, 06/04/2019

PSG signs contract extension with supplier Nike until 2032 PARIS (AP) — French champion Paris Saint-Germain has signed a contract extension with supplier Nike until 2032. No financial details were given but the deal is reportedly worth 80 million euros ($91 million) per year. PSG, valued at 914 million euros...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; L...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Likely No. 2 NBA draft pick Ja Morant signs deal with Nike Former Murray State point guard Ja Morant, the likely No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, announced Monday that he signed with Nike.        ...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Adidas, Nike, PUMA Say New Tariffs On China Would Be 'Catastrophic' Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be "catastrophic."...
15:39, 05/22/2019

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick disliked, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday....
07:52, 07/03/2019

Nike Is Making Official Spongebob Squarepants Sneakers While some of Nike’s recent pop-culture tie-ins have merely been inspired by something, this upcoming line of Kyries is a full and officially-licensed collaboration between the athletics company and...Spongebob Squarepants....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Nike’s app will use augmented reality to determine your shoe size Do you know your own shoe size? You might think you do, but there’s a good chance you’re walking around in shoes that aren’t actually a perfect fit. Nike thinks it can change that with a new addition to its smartphone app that lever...
17:00, 05/11/2019

Nike ‘Betsy Ross’ sneakers sell for $2,500 online These kicks got called offensive — and then they got expensive. Nike’s Air Max 1 USA sneakers — whose launch reportedly was kiboshed when Colin Kaepernick called to complain about its Betsy Ross flag design — fetched as much as $2,500 Tuesday on onli...
09:39, 07/03/2019

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
05:00, 07/04/2019

Nike’s plan for better-fitting kicks: Show us your feet NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to meet your feet. The sneaker seller will launch a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will measure and remember the length, width and other dimensions of customers’ feet after they point a smartphone came...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Asia's factory activity shrinks, U.S.-China trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank in most Asian countries in June as the simmering U.S.-China trade conflict put further strains on the region's manufacturing sector, keeping policymakers under pressure to deploy stronger steps to avert a global recession....
06:52, 07/01/2019

Volkswagen Motorsport India To Enter ITC Category With Factory Team In National Car Racing Champions Volkswagen Motorsport India is known for its one-make race championships, having cemented its position in the domestic motorsport arena. Taking a step further in its commitment towards motorsport in......
19:13, 06/20/2019

Serena Williams' US Open controversy comes down to these two questions Serena Williams' US Open controversy comes down to two questions: Was she treated differently than a man would have been? And, if so, why?        ...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Disrespectful or funny? Pro riders react to bottle controversy "Marco Haller clashed with a fan who tried to take a bottle from his mouth at the Giro d\u0027Italia - but what did his fellow pros make of the incident?"...
19:39, 05/25/2019

| Gyan in Ghana AFCON squad despite captaincy controversy Asamoah Gyan was included in Ghana's squad for the Africa Cup Nations after reverting his decision to retire from international duty having lost the captaincy....
21:00, 06/10/2019

British general in Iran controversy is a Romanian prince Chris Ghika, the British general who was rebuked by the Pentagon for saying there was "no increased threat" from Iran, is a descendant of Romanian royalty who took part in the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton....
20:00, 05/17/2019

'Don't shoot': why Vetements' latest T-shirt is causing controversy The garment from the brand’s SS20 collection is a semi-replica of one worn by journalists in Lebanon during the 1982 Israeli invasion – and previously reworked by fashion label QasimiTrend-setting label Vetements has been criticised for featuring a T...
23:13, 06/24/2019

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the institution to return $21.5 million donated to its...
08:26, 06/01/2019

Matt Kuchar stumbles into another bizarre PGA Tour controversy Matt Kuchar’s trademark smile disappeared again on Thursday. The American bickered with PGA Tour officials at The Memorial over whether his tee shot on the 17th hole ended up in his own pitch mark or that of another player’s. You are allo...
15:13, 05/31/2019

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian medi...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Diary of a Song: ‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to No. 1 TikTok dances. Nine Inch Nails. Billy Ray Cyrus. How an unknown Atlanta artist and a Dutch bedroom producer joined forces online to make a record-breaking, chart-topping smash....
19:39, 05/10/2019

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s r...
00:26, 06/04/2019

At NDA Meet, PM Expresses Concern Over "Needless Controversy" On EVMs Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over the "needless controversy" created by the Opposition over Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs at a meeting of NDA leaders, even as the......
02:13, 05/22/2019

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
10:39, 06/07/2019

Rep. James E. Clyburn under the spotlight after a week fraught with controversy The South Carolina Democrat, who will welcome 22 presidential candidates to his fish fry on Friday, is at the center of disputes in his fractured party and finds his influence under assault in his home state....
22:52, 06/20/2019

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027 hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
17:00, 06/14/2019

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang last week despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of the human rights conditions in the far west region....
06:39, 06/16/2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, in response to a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a re...
05:13, 06/03/2019

Tom Brady’s odd excuse in ‘Tom Terrific’ controversy: ‘Didn’t like the nickname’ Tom Brady wants out of the “Tom Terrific” debate. The Patriots quarterback tried to trademark the nickname and drew criticism and protest from Mets fans who were insulted that he was trying to take Tom Seaver’s nickname. Brady said ...
22:13, 06/06/2019

Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales....
07:13, 06/11/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams...
06:13, 07/18/2019

Pragya Thakur, Controversy Magnet, Gets Away With Godse Comment Even as Pragya Singh Thakur blundered into yet another controversy, she appears to have been let off lightly by the ruling BJP for her outrageous comments describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram......
12:39, 07/22/2019

Why Netflix cut ‘13 Reasons Why’ suicide scene after years of controversy It's took two years and millions of concerned parents to convince streaming giant Netflix to censor "13 Reasons Why," a series about teenage suicide....
17:52, 07/16/2019

Cummings say there is 'no doubt' Trump is racist following controversy over tweets House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said Sunday that he has “no doubt” that President Trump is racist amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the president’s tweets about four congresswomen....
03:52, 07/22/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
16:00, 05/03/2019

| Hamilton ducks controversy, praises British fans Lewis Hamilton did his best to avoid controversy when he ducked comparisons with other drivers and heaped praise on his countrymen ahead of his home British Grand Prix...
07:52, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two other horse in an abrupt fashion....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
12:52, 05/25/2019

British runner Pavey says Nike froze sponsorship when pregnant British distance runner Jo Pavey has become the latest female athlete to complain that Nike halted her sponsorship payments when she was pregnant, Sky News reported on Thursday....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report "Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday."...
14:39, 05/25/2019

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
06:39, 07/03/2019

Work Up a Sweat With an Extra 25% Off Nike's Entire Clearance Section When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, use the code SAVE25 and take an extra 25% off their entire clearance section for both men and women. Over 2,500 already-discounted items are even cheaper ...
23:52, 05/24/2019

FCA recruits Nike marketing expert to revive Maserati sales Davide Grasso, former CEO of Nike's Converse sports shoe company, has been tasked with reviving Maserati's flagging sales as chief operating officer....
13:13, 07/04/2019

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 contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Nike 'Back to the Future' sneakers expected to sell for over $50,000 at auction A rare pair of Nike "Moon Shoes" could fetch as much as $160,000 in an auction held by Sotheby's, which also features Marty McFly's famous self-tying sneakers....
13:39, 07/12/2019

Nike says you might be wearing the wrong size shoe, so it created an AR tool to help Nike announced a new feature coming to its iOS app this summer called Nike Fit. Using AR, you can scan your feet to find the right shoe size.        ...
23:52, 05/09/2019

Avenatti expects imminent indictment in Nike extortion case Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects to be indicted in New York in the coming days following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Michael Martin, Global Head of Digital Products said on the TNW Conference main stage last month, “Nike i...
17:26, 07/11/2019

Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
22:39, 06/18/2019

Olympian runner Jo Pavey accuses Nike of punishing her ‘for being pregnant’ British Olympian runner Jo Pavey accused Nike of punishing female athletes for starting a family after she revealed the brand froze her endorsement money when she became pregnant....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Nike's latest Snapchat Lens shows support for USWNT With the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup drawing closer, fans of the US Soccer Women's National Team have one more way to show their support. The creatives at Nike have put together an AR Lens that slaps a team jersey on you, and of course link...
07:13, 05/09/2019

Zion Williamson's shoe malfunction puts Nike in the spotlight "Nike\u0027s shares were set to come under pressure on Thursday after emerging basketball star Zion Williamson was injured when his Nike sneaker split during a game."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Nike released their popular 'fanny pack' sandals in even more colors Nike Nike's Fanny Pack Benassi slides were so popular last year that they're back again in some fresh, new colors. There are two new bold prints to choose from, each featuring a reflective 3M detail strip. The pouch looks big enough to hold a key, a...
22:13, 06/03/2019

Nike Posts Strong Sales, Plays Down Trade Risks Nike posted higher sales in the latest quarter, boosted by strong demand in both the U.S. and China, and executives said the trade dispute between the two countries hasn’t hurt the sneaker giant’s business....
04:26, 06/28/2019

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop using the logo, the lawsuit said....
04:00, 06/04/2019

Nike releases ‘Pro Hijab’ to meet demand for modest fashions Fashionistas are saying hasta la vista to the idea of “less is more” — a la naked dresses, micro mini skirts and underboob bikinis — in favor of a “more is more” fashionable mindset. The data analytics firm Edited reveals that...
19:26, 06/17/2019

Efficiency Win: Heinz Has Eliminated All Their Executive Positions After Realizing All They Need Is A Couple Factory Guys To Make Ketchup Here’s an absolute brilliant move by the biggest name in the condiment industry: Heinz has just eliminated all their executive positions after realizing all they need is a couple factory guys to make ketchup....
00:52, 05/21/2019

Friday's Best Deals: Marmot Outdoor Gear, Final Fantasy VII: Remake, J. Crew Factory Sale, and More Discounted Marmot hiking and backpacking equipment, 50-70% off at J. Crew Factory, and Final Fantasy VII: Remake lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web....
17:39, 06/28/2019

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
22:52, 05/22/2019

USWNT takeaways: Celebration controversy re-upped, Lloyd’s history The U.S. cruised past Chile 3-0 in its second Women’s World Cup group stage game, and it could’ve been worse if not for Chilean keeper Christiane Endler. The victory clinched a berth in the knockout round, and set up Thursday’s clash versus Sweden wi...
23:52, 06/16/2019

Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his pick for the Federal Reserve board, conservative commentator Stephen Moore, has withdrawn from contention. The decision comes amid controversy over Moore’s past writings about women. He lost Rep...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Exec Derek Jeter swiped from Yankees enmeshed in dog controversy Gary Denbo has rankled plenty of employees in the Marlins organization since taking over as vice president of player development and scouting after Derek Jeter and company bought the franchise in 2017. But picking a fight over dogs? There’s no ...
21:52, 05/06/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
05:39, 06/15/2019

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator and a leopard...
19:26, 07/11/2019

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had ...
01:13, 07/04/2019

70-year-old Frank Meza disqualified in hostile marathon controversy It was too fast to be true. Three months after Frank Meza completed the 2019 Los Angeles marathon in 2:53:10, the fastest time ever logged by a man of his age, it has been revealed that the 70 year-old retired physician left the course at one point a...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Fraud, private jets and a Lamborghini: 10 televangelists who have faced controversy From buying a Lamborghini as an anniversary gift to turning away hurricane evacuees, these televangelists have caught flak.        ...
22:00, 06/17/2019

'LGBT' sandwich causes controversy: 'Using an entire community for publicity and profit' In celebration of Pride festivities in the U.K., Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a guacamole-inclusive twist on a BLT — complete with packaging decorated with the colors of the rainbow flag....
21:39, 05/06/2019

US briefing: 2020 election, oil tanker 'attack' and census controversy Thursday’s top story: Trump would ‘want to hear’ dirt on opponents from foreign powers. Plus, transgender ban forces military members back into hiding Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s es...
14:13, 06/13/2019

Musk courts controversy with tweets on sex video filmed in Tesla Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent a series of tweets loaded with double entendre Thursday after a video surfaced this week of two people having sex in a Tesla operating on Autopilot....
13:26, 05/10/2019

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
16:00, 05/30/2019

'We've invited you': Chris Wallace spars with Gillibrand over abortion controversy Things got heated at a Fox News town hall on Sunday when New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand used the platform to blame the network for allowing discussions of infanticide in debates about abortion and women's reproductive rights. ...
15:39, 06/03/2019

King Tut Sculpture Sells for $6 Million at Auction Despite Ownership Controversy A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun’s head has been auctioned off at Christie’s for $6 Million, despite claims from the Egyptian government that the relic was stolen.Read more......
21:13, 07/05/2019

Cannes 2019 party kicks off as clouds of controversy gather As the film festival’s 72nd edition begins, disputes surrounding gender parity, Netflix and Quentin Tarantino won’t go awayWhen Thierry Frémaux, artistic director of the Cannes film festival, held the traditional press conference in April to announce...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Ciabatti: Honda boss misinterpreting comments to create controversy Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has accused his Honda counterpart Alberto Puig of misinterpreting his statements in order to manufacturer controversy...
20:00, 07/15/2019

NHL considers expanding video review after a postseason plagued by controversy “Clearly what we already do still may not be enough,” Commissioner Gary Bettman said, and the league plans to discuss the issue during the general managers meetings next month....
13:26, 05/28/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outrage....
03:13, 05/04/2019

"Was Asked, Didn't Offer": De Villiers Opens Up On Retirement Controversy AB de Villiers has opened up on the retirement controversy that erupted during World Cup 2019 after South Africa suffered their third consecutive defeat....
15:00, 07/12/2019

CBS defends 'Bull' renewal after Michael Weatherly harassment controversy CBS defended its decision to renew the drama series "Bull" after settling a sexual harassment claim against its star Michael Weatherly, saying the actor "owned" and apologized for his on-set behavior toward actress Eliza Dushku....
00:52, 05/16/2019

Controversy over possible illegal hand pass clouds Sharks’ OT win over Blues San Jose's Timo Meier appeared to bat a puck in the offensive zone toward a teammate, eventually leading to Erik Karlsson's Game 3 game-winner. Despite outrage from St. Louis players, the incident was not reviewable....
09:00, 05/16/2019

New Zealand pizza chain stirs controversy with vegan prank A New Zealand pizza chain pranked its patrons by serving plant-based, meatless patties on its so-called Burger Pizza — a stunt intended to “start conversation” about veganism, according to new reports. Hell Pizza last week launched the meat pie, whic...
20:13, 06/28/2019

"Was I Not Prophetic?" Mani Shankar Aiyar Revives "Neech" Controversy Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has resurfaced, with one more round of voting to go in the national election, with an article justifying the "Neech" slur he had used for Prime Minister Narendra......
08:13, 05/14/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
17:26, 06/14/2019

Controversy and conflict clouds Israel-hosted Eurovision 2019 The Palestinian-led BDS movement, which promotes boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, has called on performers to pull out of the music contest over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Nike misses quarterly profit estimates on higher marketing expenses Nike Inc missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, as the world's largest sportswear maker spent more on marketing and new product launches....
04:52, 06/28/2019

Borussia Dortmund wunderkind Youssoufa Moukoko and his €10-million deal with Nike Borussia Dortmund's Youssoufa Moukoko recently signed a deal worth a reported €10 million with Nike. At just 14 years old, it's a risky move for all parties involved and it isn't guaranteed to pay off in the long run....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Athletics-British runner Pavey says Nike froze sponsorship when pregnant British distance runner Jo Pavey has become the latest female athlete to complain that Nike halted her sponsorship payments when she was pregnant, Sky News reported on Thursday....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Nike just missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the first time in 27 quarters (NKE) AP/Mary Altaffer Nike shares slipped late Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings. Wall Street has maintained its overwhelmingly bullish view on the shoe giant amid investors' fears around business in China, where the broader eco...
11:39, 06/28/2019

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
02:01, 07/05/2019

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
01:26, 07/07/2019

Nike, Under Armour, among others, urge Trump to remove footwear from tariff list Leading U.S. footwear companies, including Nike Inc and Under Armour, on Monday urged the U.S. President Donald Trump to immediately remove footwear from the proposed tariffs list on goods imported from China....
21:26, 05/20/2019

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
06:00, 06/07/2019

Nike unveils new solution to help consumers find perfect shoe size Nike Fit will utilize smartphone cameras and augmented reality to scan users’ feet and measure the full shape of both feet.        ...
23:52, 05/09/2019

Sole to the highest bidder: Sotheby's to auction rare Nike sneakers Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be soldSotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated to sneakers.The auction house will sell 100 pairs of the rarest snea...
12:39, 07/12/2019

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
08:39, 07/02/2019

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Avenatti expects to be indicted in coming days for Nike extortion scheme Michael Avenatti expects to be indicted within the next 48 hours on federal charges related to his alleged Nike extortion scheme, he says. The high-profile lawyer announced his impending indictment on Twitter. “I intend on fighting these bogus/...
04:13, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests against China’s growing reach can spur popularity—or trigger a backlash....
18:00, 07/17/2019

Inclusivity? Just Do It: Nike Adds Plus and Para-Sport Mannequins to Its London Store When it comes to acknowledging that the athletically minded can come in all shapes, sizes and abilities, it’s really not that hard to just do it....
16:52, 06/07/2019

Alysia Montaño called out Nike for not supporting parents. Many Americans can relate. The Olympian and seven-time national champion appeared to have it all: a healthy child, a supportive husband and her dream job. What she didn’t have, though, was maternity leave....
22:26, 05/29/2019

Rare Nike ‘Moon Shoe’ on the auction block The 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon Shoe is still for sale and is expected to fetch up to $160,000 at Sotheby's.       ...
01:52, 07/18/2019

Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy Allyson Felix, who gave birth to a baby girl in December, said she had decided to start a family last year despite anxiety over negotiations concerning the renewal of her Nike sponsorship deal that......
01:00, 05/24/2019

Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc, just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pre...
09:26, 05/29/2019

Athletics-Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
13:26, 05/25/2019

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by whi...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Don’t shake off the Taylor Swift-Beyoncé controversy as just a performance | Arwa Mahdawi Swift’s Billboard Music awards set was reminiscent of Beyonce’s 2018 Coachella show – highlighting the history of black women’s achievements being ignoredSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Co...
18:13, 05/04/2019

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league baseball affiliate lost a sponsorship Wednesday days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former Presiden...
15:39, 05/30/2019

Yara Shahidi Weighs in on Halle Bailey's The Little Mermaid Casting Controversy R&B singer Halle Bailey already has a number one fan when it comes to her upcoming role as Ariel in Disney's live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. Speaking to E! News during......
08:39, 07/22/2019

Customs and Border Protection boss out amid controversy over detention conditions Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders has resigned amid ongoing controversy over conditions at migrant detention facilities along the Mexican border....
21:52, 06/25/2019

The Archie Christening Controversy: Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Under Fire Yet Again What's wrong with this picture? There's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with their 2-month-old bouncing baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who's wearing the......
03:52, 07/09/2019

Steam game-streaming app debuts on iPhone and iPad, a year after controversy The introduction of Steam Link on Apple devices is a surprise after an episode in May 2018 in which Valve, Steam's parent company, publicly said that Apple's App Store had rejected the app for "business conflicts."...
03:13, 05/16/2019

Ericsson: 5G can boost enterprise revenue, but security controversy slowing down industry Touting its low latency and high speeds, Ericsson says 5G can introduce a multitude of new applications for businesses and give telcos the cost efficiencies they seek, but the persistent controversy over cybersecurity--specifically involving Huawei--...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
00:13, 05/21/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
17:13, 06/30/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
00:13, 05/03/2019

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf....
07:26, 07/10/2019

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
04:52, 06/08/2019

Jitan Ram Manjhi Calls Masood Azhar "Saheb", Triggers Controversy Former Bihar Chief Minister and Jitan Ram Manjhi courted controversy today by addressing Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar as "Saheb", drawing sharp reactions from the BJP. He soon retracted and......
23:26, 05/03/2019

Slippers Thrown At Kamal Haasan Amid Controversy Over Godse Remark Slippers were thrown at actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasanon Wednesday evening when he was campaigning in Tirupparankundram assembly constituency in Madurai. The slipper attack came three days after......
06:13, 05/16/2019

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
15:00, 05/27/2019

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
23:39, 06/26/2019

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to pay $30 per month for its service. Since then, a blog post by Mike Davidson dived into what that money...
07:26, 07/04/2019

‘I was the person who made the mistake’: How Gucci is trying to recover from its blackface sweater controversy The company is known for shaping the “ghetto fabulous” aesthetic and elevating black models. But it’s had to take steps to repair its image and change its culture....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Naomi Campbell comes to Gucci’s defense after brand’s 'blackface' sweater controversy Naomi Campbell came to Gucci’s defense on Wednesday months after the brand faced a slew of criticism and ultimately apologized for selling a sweater that many said resembled blackface....
16:39, 05/09/2019

Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett last week related to allegations that he staged a phony hate crime....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
05:52, 07/02/2019

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ears in a recent photo shared by......
05:26, 07/04/2019

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris, but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
23:39, 05/30/2019

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
00:26, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Michael Avenatti indicted in scheme to steal from Stormy Daniels, extort Nike A federal grand jury in New York City indicted attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday accusing him of stealing $300,000 from client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
23:13, 05/22/2019

Nike misses on earnings, but beats on revenues as customers buy more sneakers and sports gear Nike sold more sneakers and gear during the fiscal fourth quarter than Wall Street expected, helping to boost revenues by 4% to just over $10 billion....
06:39, 06/28/2019

Nike may not have a lot to gain taking on Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard over 'Klaw' logo The "Klaw" logo in question is an outline of the basketball star's hand that includes his initials and the number 2, which is his jersey number....
18:39, 06/04/2019

Nike, Converse, Adidas among 170 shoe retailers warning Trump against trade war with China The shoe sellers signed off on a letter to the White House warning of the “catastrophic” effects Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariffs would have on consumers, companies and the American economy....
03:13, 05/22/2019

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis to wear No. 3 jersey after reported issue with Nike Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis will wear the No. 3 during the 2018-19 season after a reported snafu between the team and Nike about the recently acquired big man wearing the No. 23....
20:13, 07/15/2019

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of t...
04:26, 07/02/2019

Zappos' Memorial Day Sale Features Over 70,000 Deals on Footwear From Nike, Cole Haan, Ugg, and More Zappos sales don’t come around too often, but right now, this one-stop shoe shop is marking down over 70,000 items—I swear, that’s not a typo!—with their Memorial Day Sale. The best way to sort through a sale of this size is to filter by brand, and a...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Serena Williams's Neon Nike Sneakers Steal The Show On The Met Gala Red Carpet The co-host wore a stunning yellow creation by Atelier Versace on the red carpet - but it was what was underneath that embellished skirt and train that really stole the show...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Kawhi Leonard suing Nike over ‘Klaw’ logo amid Clippers’ curiosity Golden State isn’t the only thing on Kawhi Leonard’s mind. The Toronto Raptors superstar has filed a federal lawsuit against Nike, claiming it wrongfully copyrighted the famous “Klaw” logo that appeared on his apparel while wi...
00:39, 06/04/2019

Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike, Says They Stole Control Of His Original Logo Design Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike, the apparel company with whom he recently ended an endorsement contract, over control of the “Klaw” logo used to identify his branded merchandise. Kawhi says he provided the logo to Nike, and that Nike’s claim to ownershi...
05:00, 06/04/2019

Nike's 'inclusive' image at risk if it fails women athletes, brand experts say Olympic athlete Alysia Montano said when she told then sponsor Nike she wanted to have a baby during her career, the sports giant told her it would pause her contract and stop paying her. Experts say Nike's inclusive image could be at risk...
18:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc , just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pr...
04:13, 05/29/2019

Cricket World Cup bails controversy under the microscope as India and Australia call for action India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch have called for cricketing authorities to take action after yet another controversial incident involving the stumps at this summer's World Cup....
09:13, 06/10/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
23:52, 07/09/2019

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
03:39, 06/14/2019

Michelle Obama seemingly swipes at Trump amid 'send her back' controversy Former First Lady Michelle Obama has seemingly taken a shot at President Trump amid his ongoing feud with four progressive congresswomen, saying "there's a place" for natural-born citizens and refugees alike.  ...
07:39, 07/20/2019

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations during a 13-0 blowout against Thailand were unnecessary....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows...
21:39, 07/10/2019

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming Women’s World Cup semifinal match Tuesday....
22:00, 07/01/2019

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
09:52, 06/24/2019

What is a foul? Lionel Messi’s anger highlights controversy surrounding VAR | Jonathan Wilson The thought that VAR may end dispute over decisions has proved laughably misguided, if anything football is more controversial than everThere was a time before VAR. There may be a time after VAR. But this is the age of VAR and nothing can ever happen...
20:00, 07/03/2019

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary...
03:26, 06/13/2019

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose second major sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league lost a second major sponsorship Thursday, days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Rona...
14:39, 05/31/2019

After smashing vial, China’s Sun Yang brings scrutiny, controversy to swimming championships Latest doping scandal casts dark cloud over sport. “I think all of us would say that we’re racing dopers at some point,” said one American, “and we shouldn’t really have to say that.”...
12:52, 07/21/2019

Controversy over Missouri Planned Parenthood branch shows the dishonesty of the pro-abortion movement In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election, the debate over abortion stand outs as an issue that can sway voters like no other. Many Democrats, angry after the seating of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, are convinced th...
19:52, 06/25/2019

Divya Spandana Reminds BJP Of Sedition Case Amid Bengal Meme Controversy As top BJP leaders called out the Bengal government over its handling of the controversy around the morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Congress leader Divya Spandana......
04:13, 05/15/2019

Bella Thorne just leaked her own nude photos — here are 7 other times she's broken the internet with controversy Slaven Vlasic/Getty Image Bella Throne recently posted nudes to thwart a hacker who threatened to post them. Her decision has been met with polarizing reactions with some people describing her decision as empowering, while others thought she should...
01:13, 06/20/2019

No ref controversy this time as Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets in Game 2 The referees weren't part of the narrative this time as the Warriors won a ferociously contested Game 2 over the Rockets.        ...
11:26, 05/01/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the National Mall to witness the “Salute to America” –Trump’s Fourth of July spectacle replete with displays o...
02:01, 07/05/2019

Richard Carranza joins anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he addressed a rally Thursday that touted the $23 million program. “What an honor it is for all of...
07:39, 06/07/2019

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.        ...
04:39, 06/08/2019

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike after it canceled an American-flag-themed sneaker, a small city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town...
08:26, 07/03/2019

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
18:13, 07/03/2019

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early Am...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Nike worried about Neymar rape allegation — soccer star denies, claims extortion A woman alleged in an interview with Brazilian SBT TV that Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel room last month. The soccer star has denied the allegation....
01:26, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump critic Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new criminal charges accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of stealing from porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
22:26, 05/22/2019

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland for trial, according to a report...
17:13, 06/26/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1- Nike misses quarterly profit estimates on higher marketing expenses Nike Inc missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, as the world's largest sportswear maker spent more on marketing and new product launches....
13:13, 06/28/2019

Basketball recruiting evaluation period: Updates and analysis from Nike Peach Jam, Adidas Gauntlet The USA TODAY Network has reporters staffed this week at the Nike Peach Jam and Adidas Gauntlet. Get updates and analysis here.       ...
16:52, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
02:00, 05/23/2019

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
09:00, 07/02/2019

England 2 Scotland 1 analysis: Work to do for Phil Neville as VAR controversy hurts World Cup debutants England Women got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start against Scotland, thanks to a helping hand from the VAR, but coach Phil Neville will be concerned by the manner in which his side faded in the second half....
22:52, 06/09/2019

‘Fools:’ Jalen Rose jumps into spiraling Molly Qerim-LaVar Ball controversy Jalen Rose is trying to end the spiraling controversy between his wife Molly Qerim and LaVar Ball. Ball was banned from ESPN after an inappropriate back-and-forth with the “First Take” host. Qerim said, “can I switch gears with you ...
22:26, 06/28/2019

Hank Haney fires back at Tiger Woods amid controversy over LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods and a radio host who was suspended for making insensitive remarks about LPGA golfers, fired back at the legendary golfer Tuesday....
04:39, 06/06/2019

Steven Spielberg and Amblin TV exit CBS drama 'Bull' over Michael Weatherly harassment controversy Steven Spielberg’ Amblin Television is walking away from CBS’ popular legal drama "Bull" in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against star Michael Weatherly....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to avoid similar problems in the future....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Leeds edge Championship Play-Offs semi-final first leg against Derby after penalty controversy Kemar Roofe struck in the second half to hand Leeds a narrow 1-0 win over Derby in the Championship playoff semi-final, but there was yet more controversy between the two sides....
20:26, 05/11/2019

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology to Naomi Osaka Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
23:26, 07/09/2019

Bella Thorne Gets Support From Zendaya, Dove Cameron and More Stars Over Nude Photo Controversy Bella Thorne is seeing an outpouring of support from her famous friends. Stars like Zendaya, Dove Cameron and Lily Rose Depp are sharing their love for the actress after Whoopi Goldberg......
01:00, 06/20/2019

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
23:26, 06/15/2019

CNN's Alisyn Camerota, John Berman defend Biden amid latest plagiarism controversy CNN anchors Alisyn Camerota and John Berman stuck their necks out for former Vice President Joe Biden, whose campaign was hit with two rounds of plagiarism charges. ...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Kathy Griffin blames 'SNL' creator Lorne Michaels for not helping her after Trump photo controversy Kathy Griffin took a shot at “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michales for not supporting her during her 2017 controversy and subsequent blacklisting after she posed with a fake severed head of Donald Trump....
17:52, 07/03/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
00:52, 05/26/2019

Rush Limbaugh unveils Betsy Ross shirt in response to Kaepernick, Nike: 'This is not the land of grievance' Radio host Rush Limbaugh said Friday he released a Betsy Ross T-shirt to give people an opportunity to pushback on those who trash American values and do not stand for American ideals....
20:52, 07/12/2019

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels, trying to extort Nike Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information about the company....
21:13, 05/22/2019

Anti-Defamation League weighs in on Betsy Ross flag debate after Nike pulls shoe The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday weighed into the Betsy Ross flag debate after Colin Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns to Nike officials about putting the flag on a sneaker....
20:00, 07/04/2019

‘I’ll make the first order’: Mitch McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes The Senate majority leader said the decision by the company was problematic because it reflects “a political environment where the American flag has become controversial.”...
15:13, 07/03/2019

Sen. Hawley blasts 'anti-American' Nike for pulling patriotic sneakers, shipping jobs overseas Sen. Josh Hawley, R - MO., has condemned the decision by Nike to recall their new sneakers featuring the original Betsy Ross American flag after receiving criticism from activist and former NFL star Colin Kaepernick....
21:26, 07/03/2019

Nike reportedly pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times reported....
09:39, 06/26/2019

After Colin Kaepernick complaint, Nike reportedly pulls shoe with ‘Betsy Ross flag’ design The former NFL quarterback, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, objected to what he saw as the association the 13-star flag has with an era marked by slavery....
11:00, 07/02/2019

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
10:26, 07/03/2019

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
17:39, 07/03/2019

Nike says Betsy Ross-themed Fourth of July sneaker was pulled over 'concerns that it could unintentionally offend' Nike said the company made the decision to halt the release of a U.S.A.-themed sneaker, which featured a Betsy Ross flag on the heel, “based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend” people....
07:39, 07/03/2019

The Clippers reportedly looked into buying Kawhi Leonard's signature logo from Nike to woo him in free agency John Raoux/AP The Los Angeles Clippers considered buying Kawhi Leonard's personal "Klaw" logo from Nike to woo him in free agency this summer, according to a report from The New York Times. According to the report, Nike would not be willing to sell ...
00:26, 05/31/2019

Aziz Ansari discusses Crazy Rich Asians and Simpsons Apu controversy in new Netflix standup special In Aziz Ansari Right Now, the comedian and actor’s third Netflix standup special, Ansari brings his shrewd humor to numerous subjects, including some timely topics such as the #MeToo movement and Crazy Rich Asians. He also addresses the Apu controver...
21:26, 07/09/2019

New York Dem appears to take swipe at Ilhan Omar over anti-Semitic controversy, denies talking about colleague Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., said on a podcast last week that leftist extremists aren’t “his cup of tea” when it comes to their stance on Israel, a comment some interpreted as a jab at his Democratic colleagues Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib who hav...
09:13, 05/14/2019

Miami Marlins executive mixed up in controversy over minor league team's clubhouse dogs: report A Miami Marlins executive reportedly ruffled some feathers in the organization after having an issue with one of the franchise’s affiliate’s use of dogs in the clubhouse....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Trump’s Fed pick Stephen Moore withdraws name amid loss of GOP support, controversy over writings about women WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump’s Fed pick Stephen Moore withdraws name amid loss of GOP support, controversy over writings about women....
19:26, 05/02/2019

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
06:26, 07/02/2019

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
00:13, 07/03/2019

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new rep...
14:00, 07/02/2019

#ImWithKap: Nike’s Market Value Jumps $3 Billion After Colin Kaepernick Gets Betsy Ross Sneakers Pulled From Shelves Republicans have been big mad since Nike decided to pull its Betsy Ross-inspired Air Max 1 USA sneakers. But it turns out that being on the right side of history just netted the footwear and apparel company a cool $3 billion in market value....
18:26, 07/12/2019

Dozens of shoe retailers, including Nike and Adidas, sign letter to Trump urging a halt to tariffs More than 170 shoe retailers have penned a letter to the White House asking President Donald Trump to consider a halt to tariff increases on footwear imported from China....
23:26, 05/20/2019

All About Royal Bride Lady Gabriella Windsor, Mom "Princess Pushy" and the Queen's Controversy-Courting Side of the Family The royal family excels especially in two areas: weddings and scandals. And sometimes, those two go hand in hand. On Saturday, Lady Gabriella Windsor, the daughter of Queen Elizabeth......
16:26, 05/18/2019

'The View' hosts jump to Serena Williams' defense, smash Roger Federer, amid latest controversy Panelists on “The View” weighed in Monday on the controversy surrounding tennis players Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem and one host took a jab at Roger Federer....
21:13, 06/04/2019

Louis Tomlinson tweets response to 'Euphoria' controversy, saying he 'was not contacted' about the animated scene that has One Direction fans outraged C Flanigan/FilmMagic/Getty Former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson tweeted that he "was not contacted nor did [he] approve" of the controversial animated scene in HBO's "Euphoria," featuring him and former band mate Harry Styles. It originates f...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
01:52, 06/09/2019

Carli Lloyd Responds To Stupid Celebration Controversy With Polite Golf Clap After Scoring An Absolute Screamer In the USWNT’s first game since dealing with the stupid controversy over how they celebrated the goals in their 13-0 rout over Thailand, the question on everyone’s mind was how the team would celebrate when they inevitably scored against an outmatche...
01:52, 06/17/2019

Coco Gauff mixed up in Wimbledon doubles controversy as player dumps partner by text for teenage phenom American tennis phenom Coco Gauff has been riding high during Wimbledon, defeating Venus Williams and Magdalena Rybarikova in her first two matches at her first Grand Slam tournament....
18:00, 07/05/2019

Nike, Adidas Join Footwear Brands Urging Trump to Drop ‘Catastrophic’ Tariffs on Shoes Made in China Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our consumers, our companies and the American economy as a whole.” ...
09:39, 05/21/2019

‘Thank a Cop Day’ in Southern Arizona TUCSON –  National Police Week, “Thank a Cop Day” will be celebrated Thursday in Tucson. Created by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, the day is used to recognize and thank our local law enforcement officers. Partneri...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Arizona to add new lanes on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona’s next state budget will help pay for building additional lanes along 23 miles (37 kilometers) of Interstate 17 north of the Phoenix area in two stretches where traffic can be clogged, particularly on summer and hol...
08:26, 06/03/2019

Tim Cook: 'If you’ve built a chaos factory, you can’t dodge responsibility for the chaos' Apple CEO Tim Cook called on Silicon Valley to take responsibility for the damage it has caused in a recent commencement speech at StanfordIf I’ve learned one thing, it’s that technology doesn’t change who we are, it magnifies who we are, the good an...
00:13, 06/20/2019

Geraldo Rivera and Juan Williams say Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 dreams may be dashed after town hall controversy Does Mayor Pete Buttigieg still have a chance at winning the Democratic presidential nomination or are his dreams dashed in the wake of his controversial town hall this weekend?...
03:00, 06/25/2019

East London furniture maker told to stop using broom in his factory over 'serious' health and safety fears A furniture maker claims he has been told by safety inspectors to stop using a broom to sweep his factory as it can cause serious harm to the health of workers....
10:13, 06/17/2019

N4T Investigators: Stolen in Arizona TUCSON – Arizona residents over the age of 60 have lost more than $12 million in scams in the last year. “Ten thousand Americans turn 65 every day so it’s creating a very large pool of potential victims for these fraudsters who carr...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill today increasing protections for timeshare buyers. Consumers will now have 10-days to cancel timeshare purchases. The law will also curb deceptive practices –...
07:39, 05/24/2019

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
12:13, 06/14/2019

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthquakes were recorded in Tucson at a seismic station ...
16:39, 07/08/2019

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a friend. I trusted her,” said Montalban. Accor...
09:52, 07/11/2019

Temperatures will continue to climb in Arizona TUCSON – It’s heating up here in Southern Arizona. Cloud cover that was around this morning has mostly pushed east. Additionally, scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona this afternoon and evening. These sho...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Community mourns death of Arizona DPS K9 Ax TUCSON – Arizona Department of Public Safety is mourning the passing of DPS K9 officer Ax. According to DPS, the furry officer served and protected the community as part of the department’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit. He and his han...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Ex-Arizona assistant gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced Emanuel "Book" Richardson, a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona, to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal....
19:39, 06/06/2019

D-Day Doll lands in Southern Arizona A historic aircraft made a pit stop in Southern Arizona, on Wednesday. The D-Day Doll landed at the Tucson International Airport before it heads to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Officials say the WWII-era plane flew three missions that ...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Most popular baby names in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) – The Social Security Administration says that Emma and Liam topped the lists for the most popular baby names in Arizona last year. Those were also the most popular names for girls and boys in the United States in 2018. The top fiv...
05:39, 05/20/2019

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Nike celebrates USWNT World Cup victory with powerful new ad: 'Never Stop Winning' Commercial titled "Never Stop Winning" celebrates U.S. Women's National Team's belief in themselves as they captured a fourth World Cup title.       ...
22:39, 07/07/2019

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple h...
12:00, 06/04/2019

FBI asking for public’s help in searching for missing Arizona woman PHOENIX — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help searching for an Arizona woman who was last seen on the Navajo Nation nearly a month ago. Jamie Lynnette Yazzie was last seen in the area of Pinon, Arizona, on the ev...
08:13, 07/20/2019

Sentencing set for woman who took items from Arizona mosque PHOENIX (AP) — A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend took pamphlets and other items from an Arizona mosque is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on an aggravated criminal damage conviction. The guilty p...
07:39, 06/04/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
12:13, 06/05/2019

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The deci...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
20:00, 05/28/2019