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AI Helps Companies, Cities Fight Ransomware

As companies and municipalities struggle to deal with ransomware attacks that lock down computers and hold data hostage, many organizations are turning to artif...

AI Helps Companies, Cities Fight Ransomware

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A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operato...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Ransomware: Why cities have become such a big target for cyberattacks - and why it'll get worse A number of US cities have paid ransoms of hundreds of thousands of dollars after getting caught out by hackers -- and if the business model is working, cybercriminals will keep exploiting it....
15:52, 07/24/2019

Ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/05/10/ransomware-attacks-marquardt-dnt-tsr-vpx.cnn_2603699_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US government entities are on the rise. CNN’s Alex Marquardt reports. Source:...
21:52, 05/12/2019

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is us...
21:13, 05/25/2019

How Ransomware Attacks Are Forcing Big Payments From Cities, Counties Somewhere, likely far from U.S. shores, cybercriminals are reaping handsome rewards by wielding malicious software called Ryuk to attack places as random as LaPorte County, Ind., and Lake City, Fla....
10:00, 07/26/2019

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities on the rise Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities -- cities, police stations and schools -- are on the rise, costing localities millions as some pay off the perpetrators in an effort to untangle themselves and restore vital systems....
04:39, 05/11/2019

While one Texas county shook off ransomware, small cities took full punch Enlarge / They did. (credit: Hemera Technologies/Getty Images) Few details have emerged about the coordinated ransomware attack that struck 22 local governments in Texas last week. But five local governments affected by the attack have been identi...
14:26, 08/22/2019

Local governments are still woefully unprepared to fight ransomware Our state and local governments found themselves under siege in 2019 from William Plunketts for the internet age. But rather than pistols and roadblocks, this new generation of bandits come armed with encryption algorithms and demands for bitcoin. Ca...
20:52, 07/26/2019

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents Ten European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other holiday rental websites, which they argue are locking locals out...
17:00, 06/20/2019

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted...
10:52, 06/03/2019

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
06:39, 06/20/2019

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Austrian EU vote helps Kurz in fight to keep job, projection suggests Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz got a boost in his fight to keep his job on Sunday with a projection showing his conservative party coming a clear first in the European Parliament election despite a scandal involving the far right....
21:13, 05/26/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
04:13, 06/25/2019

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
06:26, 05/29/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news: study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Amazon to donate $8 million to fight homelessness in its HQ cities, Seattle and Arlington Amazon on Tuesday said it will donate $8 million to fight homelessness in HQ cities. It will also match up to $5 million in employee donations.       ...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit of LGBTI acceptance for countries and companies seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
01:26, 06/13/2019

China says it will blacklist US companies as trade fight heats up China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday that it will soon publish a blacklist of “unreliable” foreign entities it claims have damaged its domestic industries, an apparent retaliation for the U.S. move to blacklist Chinese telecommunications giant...
04:39, 06/01/2019

Maryam Shojaei helps Iran’s female football fans carry fight for admission | Suzanne Wrack Gianni Infantino’s efforts have not had much impact and, with World Cup qualifiers soon, the wait to attend games continues“They think that, if they give up on this, it’s a noose for them,” says Maryam Shojaei. “People will ask for more. If they give...
14:41, 08/13/2019

U.S. companies tentatively step back into business with Huawei, but a long fight looms American semiconductor companies and Microsoft are making plans to continue business as usual with Huawei as experts make sense of amendments to Trump's ban....
22:52, 07/01/2019

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally participate.Read More...
12:26, 05/16/2019

Trudeau announces ‘digital charter,’ tells social media companies to fight fake news or be fined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said social platforms were "failing their users" on Thursday, while speaking at the Viva Technology conference in Paris....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Verizon releases Galaxy S10 5G with 20 cities of hype for only 2 cities Fewer than 1% of U.S. residents will be able to use the Galaxy S10 5G's signature feature as it launches on Verizon's network. But the marketing continues.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal ...
00:39, 06/18/2019

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
22:39, 06/16/2019

New ransomware spreads via SMS While Android ransomware has been declining since 2017, ESET researchers have discovered a new ransomware family that uses victims' contact lists to spread further via SMS messages containing malicious links.The new ransomware, referred to as An...
06:13, 07/30/2019

Why ransomware is still a pressing threat What changes have you observed in the ransomware landscape? At the start of the year we made a prediction that in 2019, synergistic threats will multiply, requiring combined responses. For context, attacks are usually centred on the use of one threat...
11:26, 06/14/2019

A city in trouble: is ransomware here to stay? Since the beginning of May, Baltimore has been crippled by a huge ransomware attack that has held many of the city’s IT systems hostage. The attack has ‘shut down’ thousands of government computers, causing everything from water ...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from accessing your data until you pay your attacker. ...
01:26, 08/17/2019

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard ...
19:26, 06/05/2019

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers $600k in bitcoin in the hope of having its systems...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Eurofins Scientific detects ransomware in some of its IT systems Food and biopharma product testing company Eurofins Scientific said on Monday that some of its IT systems were affected by a form of ransomware during the weekend....
10:26, 06/03/2019

“We need to up our game”—DHS cybersecurity director on Iran and ransomware Enlarge / Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, at a recent Senate hearing. Krebs issued a warning earlier this week on a surge in Iranian state-sponsored "malicious cyb...
09:52, 06/29/2019

Johannesburg power company hit by ransomware attack The company supplying South Africa's Johannesburg with electricity has been attacked by a ransomware virus. The virus has "encrypted all our databases" representatives of City Power said online....
19:26, 07/25/2019

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...
16:52, 06/20/2019

As Ransomware Rages, Debate Heats Up on Response At least 170 county, city or state government systems have been hit since 2013, with 22 incidents this year, according to the US Conference of Mayors, which adopted a resolution opposing ransomware......
15:39, 07/15/2019

Best free anti-ransomware software 2019 Of all the malware attacks you can experience, ransomware has to be one of the worst. While some paid-for anti-virus programs will protect against ransomware, most free ones do not. The result is that most PC's are likely vulnerable to this part...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Johannesburg power body hit by ransomware attack City Power, responsible for powering South Africa's financial capital Johannesburg, said on Thursday it had been hit by a ransomware virus that had encrypted all of its databases, applications and network....
20:52, 07/25/2019

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack Enlarge / The latest victim of an apparent wave of Ryuk ransomware has managed to fend off paying attackers, but not everyone is getting away unscathed. (credit: Getty Images) A spokesman for Georgia's Administrative Office of the Courts has confir...
01:39, 07/03/2019

Hackers could use Wi-Fi to install ransomware on DSLR cameras Digital cameras with built-in Wi-Fi let people quickly send images to other devices. But a vulnerability in the process could leave people’s cameras exposed...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Ransomware remains a huge threat to businesses Cybercriminals have changed their tactics when launching ransomware attacks after finding that those targeting businesses offer a much higher return on investment than attacks against consumers, according to new research from Malwarebytes.In the past...
22:26, 08/08/2019

New Ransomware Found Exploiting Former Windows Zero-Day Flaw Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have uncovered new encryption ransomware named Sodin (Sodinokibi or REvil) that exploits a recently discovered Windows vulnerability to get elevated......
08:39, 07/07/2019

The price of being a ransomware hero: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to Fabian Wosar, a renowned anti-ransomware expert, who has worked on thousands of cases during his career. The victims that Fabian helps love him. The ransomware hackers he thwarts – not so much. He talks about the sacrific...
07:26, 07/29/2019

Ransomware attacks are on the rise and the criminals are winning Ransomware attacks, which see which see individuals and organisations locked out of their data unless they pay up, are on the rise and raking in huge profits...
18:39, 07/05/2019

Baltimore ransomware nightmare could last weeks more, with big consequences Enlarge / Days after Mayor "Jack" Young took over for disgraced Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, ransomware took down Baltimore City's networks. It may be weeks or months before things return to normal—and "normal" wasn't that great, either, based on ...
00:00, 05/21/2019

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. St...
23:39, 08/13/2019

Anthony Joshua fight prize money: How much will AJ make from Andy Ruiz Jr fight? ANTHONY JOSHUA is making his US debut against Andy Ruiz Jr at Madison Square Garden tonight, but how much will the heavyweight champion pocket in prize money?...
12:39, 06/02/2019

Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight Although "cleared to fight", should Dillian Whyte have been allowed to box Oscar Rivas on July 20? Elliot Worsell investigates The post Dillian Whyte and the difference between being cleared to fight and clean to fight appeared first on Boxing News....
19:26, 07/30/2019

Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ Richard Williams, ‘The Secret’ reflects on his career, what he’s learned and fighting Sergio Martinez twice. He speaks to John Dennen The post Richard Williams: ‘When you’re in a real fight, in a proper fight, it gets dark’ appeared firs...
01:13, 08/09/2019

China ready for U.S. trade talks, but ‘if they want to fight we will fight’: ambassador China's new ambassador to the United Nations says that U.S. sanctions and increasing tariffs hurt China and the world, and definitely are not "in the long-term interest of the United States."...
02:39, 08/03/2019

CEOs pay ransomware. Don't deny mayors that option. But once your government network got hacked, don’t let it happen again, writes Richard A. Clarke, a former White House counterterrorism coordinator.       ...
23:52, 07/25/2019

Baltimore's Government Held Hostage by Ransomware Attack For the second time in just over a year, Baltimore has fallen victim to a major cyberattack. Last year, hackers targeted the city’s 911 emergency system, but this time around, the city government’s files are being held hostage by ransomware.Read more...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Paying ransomware pirates only encourages more criminal hackers Follow the FBI’s advice: Don’t pay hacking ransoms. Invest taxpayer dollars in training programs, spam filters and other cybersecurity: Our view       ...
23:52, 07/25/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore over ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city’s servers hostage has come and gone. It has been two weeks since a cyberattack crippled Baltimor...
07:13, 05/21/2019

Johannesburg ransomware attack leaves city without power South Africa's largest city and financial capital Johannesburg has been hit by a ransomware attack that infected an electricity provider and left some of its residents without power.The ransomware infection affected City Power which provides pre...
20:00, 07/25/2019

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operato...
03:39, 06/19/2019

A ransomware attack is holding Baltimore's networks hostage A ransomware attack brought Baltimore city government's computers to a halt yesterday. The hackers are reportedly holding the city's files hostage, demanding up to 13 Bitcoins (about $76,280) to free the city's systems. As of this afte...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security syst...
03:13, 08/21/2019

Ransomware, “wiper” malware attacks have more than doubled, IBM team says Enlarge / RYAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 28, 2017: The silhouette of a young man against a red background with a projected message related to the Petya ransomware; on 27 June 2017 a variant of the Petya ransomware virus hit computers of companies in Russia, U...
22:39, 08/05/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 22 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Whitehats use DoS attack to score key victory against ransomware crooks Enlarge / A diagram showing how a DoS shut down an ongoing ransomware campaign. (credit: Intezer) Whitehats used a novel denial-of-service hack to score a key victory against ransomware criminals. Unfortunately, the blackhats have struck back by up...
02:00, 07/11/2019

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of brazen digital hijackings against municipalities nationwide....
15:13, 08/20/2019

Baltimore ransomware attack will cost the city over $18 million Fresh off dealing with chaos caused by last month's ransomware attack, the city of Baltimore has a new problem to deal with -- the $18 million in damages that came with it....
15:26, 06/06/2019

Ransomware 'Hero' Hutchins Freed After Guilty Plea A British cybersecurity expert who admitted writing and selling malware was spared prison Friday by a judge who said the misconduct was outweighed by his help in stopping a worldwide computer virus in......
14:00, 07/27/2019

Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware Enlarge / Key Biscayne, Florida, is the third Florida local government to get hit by ransomware within a month. (credit: Alicia Vera/Bloomberg via Getty Images) A third Florida local government has reported that it has been struck by ransomware. Ke...
09:52, 06/29/2019

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
07:13, 08/21/2019

Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s chief information technology official has apologized to city leaders for the response to a cyberattack that has crippled the city for a month. The Baltimore Sun reports Frank Johnson offered his “sincere apolo...
23:26, 06/08/2019

Ransomware Is Putting a Damper on Our Smart City Future Last month, we found out that hackers took down a county government in California. Around the same time, a city in Maine lost control of all its data. These followed New York state’s capital, Albany, admitting that hackers had crippled the city’s tec...
00:26, 05/15/2019

Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Towns, Authorities Say The state declined to say which towns were affected by the coordinated cyberattack. But one expert said it could signal more such attacks in the future....
13:52, 08/20/2019

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma...
02:02, 08/19/2019

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
21:39, 07/01/2019

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximate...
01:13, 05/23/2019

Zero-day attackers deliver a double dose of ransomware—no clicking required Enlarge (credit: Cisco Talos) Attackers have been actively exploiting a critical zero-day vulnerability in the widely used Oracle WebLogic server to install ransomware, with no clicking or other interaction necessary on the part of end users, resea...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Security Researcher Installs Ransomware on a Canon 80D DSLR: Report Researcher at Check Point Research managed to install a ransomer on a Canon EOS 80D DSLR, as a proof of concept that digital cameras are vulnerable to attacks too....
00:00, 08/14/2019

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat....
05:00, 07/02/2019

New ransomware infections are the worst drive-by attacks in recent memory Enlarge (credit: Malwarebytes) An ongoing operation that’s installing ransomware and other malware on the computers of unsuspecting website visitors is one of the most potent drive-by attack campaigns researchers have seen in recent memory. The att...
00:52, 06/28/2019

23 state agencies across Texas succumb to a ‘coordinated ransomware attack’ It seems like not a day goes by without a major company being hacked or a government-run institution exposed to ransomware attacks. Now, state agencies in Texas have succumbed to a coordinated ransomware attack that has impacted at least 23 local gov...
10:13, 08/19/2019

Owners must protect their businesses from ransomware before it's too late | Gene Marks Attackers are targeting small businesses and even forcing some to close for not paying up – but there are precautions owners can take to reduce the oddsRansomware is a multibillion-dollar a year business and when you look at it from the aspect of the...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Leading forensics firm reportedly pays ransomware demand Eurofins Scientific, the leading forensic services outfit in the UK, has paid out to criminals who hit the company with a ransomware attack, according to a report.While Eurofins Scientific wouldn’t be drawn to comment on whether the ransom had...
00:13, 07/09/2019

Researchers hacked a Canon DSLR with Bitcoin demanding ransomware Bitcoin demanding ransomware knows no bounds, and the latest potential victim? DSLR cameras. A group of security researchers have managed to exploit vulnerabilities in a Canon EOS 80D digital camera to hold its owner’s photos to a Bitcoin ransom, The...
03:26, 08/13/2019

“RobbinHood” ransomware takes down Baltimore City government networks Enlarge / Most of Baltimore City's networks were shut down as a ransomware attack took down mail servers and other systems at a number of city departments on May 7. (credit: Alex Wroblewski / Getty images) Systems at a number of Baltimore’s city go...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Ransomware strike takes down 23 Texas local government agencies Enlarge / They did. (credit: Getty Images) Early on August 16, a total of 23 local government organizations in Texas were hit by a coordinated ransomware attack. The type of ransomware has not been revealed, and Texas officials asserted that no sta...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Baltimore ransomware perp pinky-swears he didn’t use NSA exploit Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Over the past few weeks, a Twitter account that has since been confirmed by researchers to be that of the operator of the ransomware that took down Baltimore City's networks May 4 has ...
19:26, 06/04/2019

Ransomware: The key lesson Maersk learned from battling the NotPetya attack Protection is important - but it's equally as important to ensure your recovery process is strong, says head of cybersecurity compliance at the shipping giant....
14:00, 04/29/2019

Cyber Attacks Cost $45 Billion In 2018 As Ransomware Hits Hard An estimated two million cyber attacks in 2018 resulted in more than $45 billion in losses worldwide as local governments struggled to cope with ransomware and other malicious incidents, a study......
19:13, 07/09/2019

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public S...
01:26, 07/31/2019

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today aroun...
08:13, 06/06/2019

Baltimore hit by ransomware attack, forcing officials to shut down city's servers Baltimore Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young said Wednesday that IT teams were working to recover from a devastating cyberattack the day before that had forced officials to shut down most of the city's Internet servers. ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
09:26, 08/18/2019

Eternally Blue: Baltimore City leaders blame NSA for ransomware attack Enlarge / Baltimore: An IT disaster area? (credit: Cyndi Monaghan via Getty Images) The mayor and city council president of Baltimore are pushing for the ransomware attack that brought Baltimore's city government to a standstill to be designated a...
00:39, 05/29/2019

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr) This story was originally published by ProPublica. It appears here under a Creative Commons license...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Cybersecurity experts warn Baltimore to stop 'playing' with ransomware attacks Cybersecurity experts say Baltimore is playing with fire as a deadline to pay thousands of dollars in ransom to hackers holding several of the city's servers hostage has come and gone. ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Experts: Ransomware hackers count on confusion, panic to bilk victims The decision by a South Florida city last week to pay cyber terrorists $600,000 to retake control of government computers has drawn substantial criticism from the public and law enforcement....
15:39, 06/26/2019

Vectra: Ransomware attacks are spreading to cloud, datacenter, and enterprise infrastructure Ransomware is spreading to wider targets, such as cloud, datacenter, and enterprise infrastructure, according to a report by security firm Vectra.Read More...
09:39, 08/08/2019

City ransomware attacks and huge payouts mean a once-private corporate problem has gone public These attacks have given the public the opportunity to examine the problems associated with ransomware, where corporations -- not obligated to disclose these attacks -- have mostly handled them behind closed doors....
23:26, 06/26/2019

Florida city reportedly fires IT director after being forced to pay $460G in ransomware attack A Florida city fired an information technology employee following a 400,000 malware payout to hackers in a cyber attack, which targeted their servers, phones, and emails— although the city insurer covered most costs. ...
22:13, 07/02/2019

Google bots shut down Baltimore officials’ ransomware-workaround Gmail accounts Enlarge / Oh, Baltimore. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) In the wake of the ransomware attack that has kept city networks and infrastructure shut down now for over two weeks, Baltimore officials—including the mayor and city council members—s...
03:13, 05/25/2019

Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware....
16:52, 06/17/2019

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
13:52, 05/23/2019

Florida to Ban Sanctuary Cities Despite Not Having Any On Thursday, Florida’s state Senate passed a bill that would ban sanctuary cities in the state. The state’s House of Representatives passed a similar bill last week, and the law will now head to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk to be signed....
17:26, 05/03/2019

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by S...
05:13, 05/29/2019

America’s fittest cities (NBC News) The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual American Fitness Index, ranking the top 100 cities in the U.S. from most to least fit. For the second consecutive year Arlington, Virginia takes the top spot in the fitness in...
21:39, 05/14/2019

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
21:52, 06/07/2019

These are the 25 richest cities in America The median household income in 2017 was $60,336, but in the most thriving U.S. cities, the majority of households earn over 20% more than that.        ...
13:13, 05/19/2019

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to excessive groundwater pumping. Venice is sinking at a ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Are small cities the smartest? When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
14:00, 05/14/2019

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

What are the most and least punctual cities, according to OpenTable Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about OpenTable’s report showing the least and most punctual cities.       ...
15:39, 07/26/2019

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningl...
23:13, 05/23/2019

Cities are heating up, how can we keep them cool? By 2050 Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
13:00, 08/02/2019

The most and least punctual cities, according to OpenTable Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about OpenTable’s report showing the least and most punctual cities.       ...
22:39, 07/26/2019

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

10 best cities with day-trip potential From Reykjavik to Tokyo, these cities give you lots of bang for your travel buck, with lots of options waiting just outside of town.       ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
21:39, 06/06/2019

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
07:00, 07/25/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

The top 15 cities with the most billionaires, ranked Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Nearly 30% of the world's billionaire population in 2018 was concentrated in just 15 cities, according to Wealth-X's 2019 Billionaire Census report. Strong tech industries have fostered considerable wealth in several ci...
03:52, 05/10/2019

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
17:13, 07/24/2019

No car? No problem. These are the 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. You can easily see many of America’s best destinations on foot; here are the top 10 most walkable cities, as determined by Walk Score.       ...
10:13, 08/13/2019

These are the poorest cities in every state in the US The US is one of the richest countries in the world. Despite that wealth, parts of the country have been left behind, including these cities.        ...
14:13, 05/07/2019

Cities are heating up. How can we keep them cool? By 2050, Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
09:52, 08/03/2019

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
00:52, 06/20/2019

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from...
11:52, 07/10/2019

How retagging at distribution helps retailers In the apparel and garment world of today, fashion needs to be fast. As trends appear on the catwalk and are then endorsed on social media channels such as Instagram, it becomes a race for retailers to translate these fashions into affordable and wea...
12:26, 07/23/2019

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile b...
04:00, 07/17/2019

How Running Helps a Sports Editor Do His Job Matthew Futterman, the Times's deputy sports editor and an avid marathoner (23 and counting), reflects on the role that running plays in his writing and editing....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Renfroe homer helps Padres to 6-3 win His frustration evident, Toronto reliever Daniel Hudson bit the top of his glove as he slowly walked back to the mound after making an untimely throwing error in the eighth inning....
06:26, 05/25/2019

Carli Lloyd helps US to 5-0 win over New Zealand ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored twice and Alyssa Naeher got the shutout, helping the U.S. women’s national team beat New Zealand 5-0 in a World Cup series send-off match on Thursday. Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis also scored ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
07:13, 06/09/2019

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
05:39, 06/17/2019

These are the most affluent cities and towns in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652.        ...
14:26, 05/12/2019

Cities: Skylines Is Going Back To College Universities are enormous, sprawling places, so it makes sense that if you were going to put one in a city-building game, it should be a much bigger (and more complicated) deal than simply dropping a 3x3 structure on the map and leaving it be....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own go...
05:00, 05/22/2019

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to cal...
22:26, 05/20/2019

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
13:52, 05/18/2019

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
12:13, 07/29/2019

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G ...
23:52, 05/30/2019

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
17:39, 05/31/2019

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
02:13, 06/19/2019

Cities where the most children live in poverty To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
10:00, 07/24/2019

Most expensive cities for business travel Your business trip might be more basic airport hotel than five-star city center establishment, but wherever you're staying, being a traveling executive can add up....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Toda...
04:39, 06/20/2019

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
04:26, 08/14/2019

ACT Stream TV 4K Streaming Device Is Now Available in 4 Cities ACT Fibernet has announced that it is finally rolling out the its ACT Stream TV 4K device. This Android TV-device can now be ordered by the eligible subscribers of the ACT Fibernet service in four......
10:13, 08/02/2019

These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
21:39, 08/13/2019

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
22:13, 07/15/2019

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
23:26, 06/14/2019

VR training helps police interact with autistic Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. (May 24)        ...
10:52, 05/24/2019

Sofia Kenin helps US beat Switzerland 3-1 in Fed Cup Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens win matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with t...
09:39, 06/13/2019

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the ...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68 Reshanda Gray hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings       ...
04:52, 06/29/2019

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
03:26, 07/13/2019

Robertson HR helps Creighton eliminate Cincinnati CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Will Robertson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning and Ben Dotzler pitched seven strong innings, leading second-seeded Creighton to a 6-1 elimination-game victory over No. 4 seed Cincinnati on Sunday at Gos...
04:00, 06/03/2019

This App Helps You Hook Up With Random (Business) Partners A video-only networking app marries LinkedIn’s scope for making professional connections with Tinder’s ease of rejecting unappealing ones. Here’s our critique....
05:00, 05/04/2019

Salary transparency helps close the pay gap but there’s a catch Are you being underpaid? Sharing pay data is probably the easiest way to ensure every employee gets the same pay for the same job. But new research suggests that employers may claw back those gains made by underpaid staff over time. Economists from t...
01:39, 05/14/2019

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected se...
01:00, 05/27/2019

New tool helps the visually impaired surf the web For those who can’t see well, hearing is believing. A new tool aims to help the visually impaired better browse the internet using high-tech speakers and a virtual assistant. Voice Exploration, Retrieval and Search (VERSE) merges elements of sc...
07:39, 08/21/2019

Which Pride Month Merchandise Actually Helps LGBTQ Causes? This June, President Trump is celebrating the start of Pride month by trying to make a profit—and selling a new line of “LGBTQ for Trump” T-shirts on his website, which retail for $24 each....
17:52, 05/25/2019

Gómez helps Mets top slumping Diamondbacks 5-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Gómez snapped a tie with a pinch-hit double during New York’s bizarre two-run eighth inning, sending the Mets to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Adeiny Hechavarría had two hits and two RBIs for...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Spin's revamped e-scooters are coming to eight US cities Spin, the e-scooter startup acquired by Ford, is rolling out its redesigned electric scooters and bringing them to more cities across the US. The new scooters have a larger frame with a wider and longer platform. They come with bigger, tubeless tires...
02:26, 07/26/2019

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are ...
01:52, 07/21/2019

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
04:00, 07/14/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and conditions on the eve of the ride-hailing app’s s...
11:52, 05/08/2019

Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash You should have at least six months' savings set aside in case of an emergency. And it turns out the city in which you live could determine whether or not you're able to reach that goal....
02:39, 07/09/2019

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.       ...
23:13, 06/11/2019

Exclusive: Best cities for a short trip in the US, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
22:13, 07/15/2019

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
16:26, 05/30/2019

Colombian cities hit by Venezuela gasoline shortages CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s widespread gasoline shortages are starting to affect some cities in neighboring Colombia, where drivers have long depended on cheap fuel from the socialist-run nation. People in the Colombian border city of...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it coming first and which phones will you be able to use ...
03:26, 06/01/2019

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrop...
00:26, 05/31/2019

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-Mobile has only confirmed a single 5G phone that wi...
03:26, 06/01/2019

Cashify Expands Its Footprint, Now Available in Over 1,500 Indian Cities Cashify has announced that it has expanded its services to over 1,500 locations. Currently, the company has extended app-only services for Android smartphone users who will now be able to avail the......
03:13, 07/25/2019

As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
21:00, 07/19/2019

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
23:39, 07/08/2019

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh......
14:52, 06/11/2019

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
15:13, 05/30/2019

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
21:13, 07/10/2019

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Vodafone extends UK 5G network to 8 more towns and cities Vodafone has extended its 5G network in the UK just two weeks after its July 3 launch, rolling out the service to eight more towns and cities.The lucky locations are Birkenhead, Bolton, Gatwick, Lancaster, Newbury, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolver...
11:52, 07/17/2019

Cities: Skylines Map Becomes A Poop-Powered Computer While it’s impressive seeing games like Minecraft being turned into weird little computers, there’s something about achieving the feat in Cities: Skylines that makes it seem so much more impressive....
02:52, 07/17/2019

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
02:13, 05/31/2019

When you tally up the 25 richest cities in America, California has eight The median household income in 2017 was $60,336, but in the most thriving U.S. cities, the majority of households earn over 20% more than that.        ...
13:13, 05/19/2019

Tour the world’s most glittering jewelry cities Rome Bulgari Dress Code: Elizabeth Taylor dripping in chunky emeralds, out on the town with one of her lovers. Must-see Jewels: The Peter Marino-designed flagship (pictured) displays heritage pieces and watches, many worn by Hollywood royalty, in a f...
17:13, 05/09/2019

130,000 trees to be planted in English cities and towns As part of efforts to tackle global heating, grants will be available for planting and three years’ careMore than 130,000 trees are to be planted in English towns and cities over the next two years as part of the nation’s battle against global heatin...
07:13, 05/19/2019

These cities gave the most money to charity in 2018 Residents in the Boston metro area are more than happy to give away their cash to a range of charitable causes, according to data from Fidelity Charitable....
23:39, 08/20/2019

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope? They’re cheaper than cabs, less effort than a bike and more convenient than buses. But as the number of e-scooter accidents rises, a backlash is growingMost of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless ...
08:39, 07/15/2019

Thought last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.        ...
23:26, 07/22/2019

Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights British Columbia has doubled height limits allowed for timber towers – and countries around the world are following suitBritish Columbia is no stranger to wooden giants. Along its western coast, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce trees topping 60 meters in...
10:39, 07/22/2019

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the other, New York City’s stringent short-term rental laws effectively make many Airbnbs rentals illega...
23:52, 05/24/2019

Burger King's Impossible Whopper is available in three more cities Burger King is taking its Impossible Whopper on tour. The meatless Whopper's debut in St. Louis, Missouri, earlier this month, was such a success, that Burger King has plans to roll it out across the country. Today, it arrived in three new marke...
19:39, 05/14/2019

On the Border: Two Cities, Two Countries, Common Ground Nogales, Ariz., and Nogales, Mexico, are sister cities with shared history. The effect of the wall between them has been profound, but connections endure....
18:00, 05/20/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:13, 06/13/2019

Nearly 200 US cities are seeing more extremely hot days, analysis finds 198 had an increase in the average number of days each year that felt 90F or hotter and 106 cities had an increase in ‘danger’ days that felt 105F or hotterNearly 200 US cities have seen an increase in the number of days each year that soar beyond a ...
20:52, 08/21/2019

These cities have the worst traffic for the Fourth of July Four cities will see delays that are three times longer than normal over the Fourth of July, according to AAA and INRIX. Nearly 49 million people are expected to travel for the holiday, with over 80% of those traveling in cars....
18:52, 06/30/2019

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
05:26, 08/16/2019

Clashes as May Day protesters march in cities across Europe Worst violence occurs in Paris but trouble also flares in Berlin, Gothenburg and St PetersburgPolice and protesters have clashed, sometimes violently, in cities across Europe as tens of thousands of trade unionists, anti-capitalists and other demonst...
19:13, 05/01/2019

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000.       ...
20:52, 07/01/2019

Record heat, rain, and a tale of two cities TUCSON – For starters, Tucson broke another heat record today as the City topped off at 109 degrees. And then this happened! #AZwx #KVOAwx #Monsoon2019 pic.twitter.com/sSuFRNfnxZ — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) August 5, 2019 Then came the rain. The...
14:13, 08/06/2019

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where...
22:39, 08/05/2019

Electric SUV will include a 5G link to connected cities How do you stand out in a sea of EV startups? By leaping on every tech buzzword possible, apparently. Human Horizons has introduced the HiPhi 1, a luxury electric SUV that could make even the Model X seem modest. It's reportedly the first produ...
06:13, 08/05/2019

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon W...
19:39, 06/14/2019

Cities with the biggest Fourth of July celebrations Still making Fourth of July plans? 24/7 Tempo has reviewed some of the largest Independence Day events in the United States.       ...
17:39, 07/02/2019

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
19:26, 07/05/2019

Cities by the sea: six great beach towns in Europe Urban beach holidays offer a lively atmosphere, a choice of great restaurants and chic places to stay, as well as time to soak up the sun. Our writers pick some of the best from Greece to BelgiumIt was a real pigeon’s eye view. The guide atop Cádiz’s...
15:00, 08/03/2019

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
08:13, 06/18/2019

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
08:39, 08/03/2019

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday....
02:13, 08/03/2019

Smart cities need to take people with disabilities into account from the get-go As technology and urban design march into the future, more and more urban centers will begin looking like the “smart cities” science fiction began promising us many decades ago: City infrastructure that talks to cars, cars that talk to each other, se...
01:13, 08/08/2019

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Analysis: Red counties are doing better under Trump -- but not as well as blue cities Large, mostly Democratic-leaning, metropolitan centers are consolidating their dominance of the national economy even as smaller, mostly Republican-leaning communities at their periphery show clear signs of economic revival under President Donald Tru...
14:52, 05/07/2019

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and home security cameras, has a massive network of th...
06:52, 08/10/2019

Here’s why privately-owned cities are a terrible idea Over the last five years, something strange has happened at the eastern edge of Karachi, the crowded megalopolis in southern Pakistan. From scratch, a new city has appeared, complete with its own smooth asphalt highways, schools, hospitals, housing o...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Thinking of moving? Here are the 25 most expensive cities to move to Using data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Move, Inc., a relocation planning resource, 24/7 Wall St. identified the 25 most expensive cities to move.       ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
06:39, 06/22/2019

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
10:00, 07/06/2019

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

T-Mobile lights up 5G network in six cities on June 28 T-Mobile announced earlier today that it will offer its first 5G-enabled smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. The device will be available in select cities starting June 28, but why would anyone by a 5G smartphone if there's no 5G network to pair i...
01:26, 06/26/2019

Pérez’s 3-run homer helps Indians beat Athletics 5-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland manager Terry Francona acknowledges the Indians are still uncertain what they have in Jefry Rodríguez after acquiring the 24-year-old pitcher from Washington in November. They like what they’ve seen so far from ...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Technology helps visually impaired enjoy museums Among the exhibits being presented at the annual conference of the American Alliance of Museums is new technology designed to help the blind "see" art and pictures. (June 4)        ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Adding audio data helps AI navigate 3D mazes In a newly published preprint paper, researchers augmented visual data with audio data to see if it might improve AI agents' ability to navigate.Read More...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez homered and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez’s two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Five-run inning helps Royals edge Blue Jays A five-run outburst in the third inning was enough for the Kansas City Royals to beat the Blue Jays 7-6 on Sunday to end Toronto's small two-game win streak....
08:13, 07/01/2019

Davis’ error helps Rangers to 4-3 win over banged-up Orioles ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Delino DeShields’ single led to a key error by Chris Davis during his first game in right field in almost three years, and the Texas Rangers beat the banged-up Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Thursday night. Davis volunteered t...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Peter Trego helps Somerset set up One-Day Cup final against Hampshire • Trego’s 73 helps Somerset to 115-run win over Nottinghamshire• Holders Hampshire beat Lancashire by four wicketsSomerset will face the holders Hampshire in the One-Day Cup final after convincing wins over Nottinghamshire and Lancashire in Sunday’s ...
01:13, 05/13/2019

Lexington Program Helps Teen Moms Graduate LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Family Care Center in Lexington has a program that helps young adults balance motherhood while completing their education. Peyton Marnye found out she was pregnant at 16. “I was kind of a wild child and gettin...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Romine's blast helps Yankees defeat Diamondbacks Austin Romine hit a go-ahead two-run homer with two outs in the seventh inning as the New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 Wednesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium....
10:39, 08/01/2019

A Max Verstappen masterclass helps create an instant classic Max Verstappen does it again, Sebastian Vettel and Daniil Kvyat enjoy a redemption moment, Mercedes left with red faces -- a round-up of the German GP talking points....
23:26, 07/28/2019

Pulisic double helps Chelsea to stylish win over Salzburg "Christian Pulisic scored his first two goals for Chelsea as Frank Lampard\u0027s side showed their attacking prowess in a 5-3 victory over RB Salzburg in Austria."...
11:52, 08/01/2019

Inner Circle: How a sports psychologist helps Zach Johnson on the course Zach Johnson gives Golfweek/USA TODAY behind-the-scenes look at how sports psychologist Mo Pikens gets him mentally ready to compete at highest level.        ...
05:52, 06/06/2019

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
17:52, 07/11/2019

Little’s 3-inning save helps Stanford beat Fresno St. 8-6 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Closer Jack Little recorded the final nine outs to save Stanford’s 8-6 victory over Fresno State at the Stanford Regional on Sunday night and extend the Cardinal’s season for at least another day. Duke Kinamon drov...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Martinez cracker helps Colombia past Argentina "Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa America Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start."...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Thomas helps Sun win franchise-record 12th in a row at home UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Alyssa Thomas scored 20 points, Shekinna Stricklen added 16 and the Connecticut Sun won a franchise-record 12th- straight home game with an 81-67 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday. The Sun led 56-54 heading into the fo...
00:52, 06/17/2019

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G key...
19:52, 05/22/2019

Canadian man's pocketknife helps him survive grizzly attack A Canadian man biking through a remote part of British Columbia late last month used a pocketknife to stave off a potentially fatal grizzly bear attack, according to reports....
23:39, 08/09/2019

Alcantara helps Marlins beat slumping Phillies 2-1 Sandy Alcantara pitched 7 2/3 sharp innings, Bryan Holaday hit a solo homer and the Miami Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1       ...
06:13, 06/22/2019

Montas helps Athletics win 14th straight against Tigers Frankie Montas pitched two-run ball into the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers for the 14th straight meeting with a 7-2 victory        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Kindhearted NYPD cop helps blind woman hail cab A kindhearted NYPD officer was caught on camera helping a blind woman hail a cab in the rain on a city street, the video shows. The do-gooder in blue, identified only as transit Officer Swartz, had no clue he was being filmed when he offered up the “...
20:26, 07/15/2019

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astro...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Microfluidics device helps diagnose sepsis in minutes A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually. Sepsis occurs when the body’s immune response to inf...
07:13, 07/23/2019

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7 CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders. Andrew McCutchen added two hits and two RBIs as Phi...
03:00, 05/24/2019

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read More...
06:26, 06/25/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Reversal in Oil Stockpiles Helps Support Crude Prices A slide in U.S. crude-oil stockpiles is adding to evidence that domestic supply growth could slow moving forward, an encouraging sign for bullish investors with prices still stuck in a tight range....
18:13, 07/25/2019

Royer scores twice, helps Red Bulls beat NYCFC 2-1 Daniel Royer scored twice in the New York Red Bulls' 2-1 victory over New York City FC. Luis Robles had four saves for the Red Bulls, including a diving stop on Keaton Parks' shot in the 27th minute       ...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Big inning helps TCU beat Cal 13-2 in NCAA regional opener FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hunter Wolfe hit a two-run double and Johnny Rizer homered to score two more in a six-run sixth inning, helping TCU pull away to a 13-2 victory over California in an NCAA regional opener Friday night. Brandon Williamson stru...
07:26, 06/01/2019

IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI predic...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Bumpass’ RBI triple helps Cincinnati beat Oregon St. 7-6 CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A.J. Bumpass went 5 for 5, including a go-ahead RBI triple in the top of the ninth inning, to help No. 4 seed Cincinnati beat defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on Friday night in an NCAA Tournament regional opener. C...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Dear John helps taxpayer get tax return he claims he never got Dear John: I opted to take $500 from my tax return, and in return H&R Block would send the money to Amazon and I would be credited $525. Although I received my tax return in April, I never got the $525 Amazon credit. I sent seven e-mails and a certif...
20:00, 08/04/2019

MIT's 'RoboRaise' helps you lift things by studying your muscles It's all well and good having a virtual assistant like Alexa or Siri in your lounge, but they make for a pretty useless robotic companion when it comes to shifting a sofa or getting a heavy box from a cupboard. MIT CSAIL has a solution in its si...
16:39, 05/22/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio helps create new environmental alliance Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental up a notch, creating a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth...
01:00, 07/03/2019

The Online Tool That Helps---and Hinders?---College Applicants Students who apply to college with the help of an online platform that shows where their peers were accepted or rejected are more likely to get into their own choices—but they also may be deterred from applying to highly selective schools....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Alo’s HR helps Oklahoma top Alabama, advance to title series OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jocelyn Alo’s monster two-run homer in the fifth inning helped Oklahoma defeat Alabama 7-3 on Sunday night to qualify for the championship series. Alo’s shot cleared the center field seats, the cameras and a slow-pitc...
10:26, 06/03/2019

AI helps drones dodge fast-moving objects In a newly published research paper, scientists propose a novel approach to navigation that enables drones to avoid multiple moving obstacles.Read More...
21:26, 06/10/2019

DV8 Kitchen Helps Businesses Share Gift Of Second Chance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington’s DV8 Kitchen has been profiled by the New York Times and NBC News for the life-changing opportunities they create for their employees. Now, they’re passing on their tips for success to other busin...
20:26, 06/11/2019

Chick-fil-A's Lean Menu Helps Chain Bulk Up Closely held company Chick-fil-A is this year poised to become the third-biggest U.S. restaurant chain by sales behind McDonald’s and Starbucks, as fast-food diners make a broader turn toward chicken....
14:13, 05/08/2019

This AI-powered tool helps you write effective and inclusive job ads HR departments everywhere, here’s a little secret: Women don’t respond well to job ads requesting “superstars” or “ninjas.” This is what hiring platform Unitive discovered in 2015 (Unitive is currently part of HR-software company TalVista) when resea...
16:52, 07/09/2019

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big l...
09:00, 06/14/2019

| Mahrez helps Algeria brush Guinea aside to reach last eight Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez scored for Algeria as they coasted to the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a victory over Guinea in Cairo....
00:00, 07/08/2019

Amazon’s AI helps find answers to complex questions In a research paper and accompanying blog post, Amazon researchers describe a system that's superior to existing methods at answering complex questions.Read More...
23:26, 07/31/2019

Campaign helps teach students financial skills TUCSON – Young students learned how to save money through the “Teach Children to Save Campaign” on Tuesday, May 7. Wells Fargo and The American Banker Association teamed up to teach students at C.E. Rose K-8 about important financial skills. Th...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Brooklyn man in Batman shirt helps cops take down suspect Sock! Bam!… Snap! A Bay Ridge man wearing a Batman t-shirt transformed into a real-life crime fighting crusader when he chased down a suspect who was fleeing cops — breaking his own leg in the process. Christian Almonte, 22, was driving on the ...
06:52, 06/08/2019

Android Auto redesign helps you focus on the road As helpful as Android Auto is, it's hard to deny that it feels a bit dated when you can still see some of its 2014 roots. Thankfully, it's about to get a serious makeover. Google has unveiled a new Android Auto interface that's designe...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Repetition helps preschoolers learn to eat healthy foods (Reuters Health) - By using the right words and repeating the phrases, adults can help young kids get over picky eating behaviors and eat healthier foods, according to a new study....
23:00, 05/08/2019

K9 officer helps catch alleged car thief in midtown TUCSON – An alleged car thief was arrested Sunday evening thanks to the efforts of Tucson Police Department and one of their furry officers, K9 Kiro. According to officials, TPD attempted to pull over a suspected car thief Sunday evening. Polic...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,00...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Russell: Ex-F2 rivals Norris and Albon starring in F1 helps me George Russell hopes his Formula 1 reputation will be lifted by what fellow rookies Alex Albon and Lando Norris are achieving, amid his current Williams struggles...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Caratini helps rally Cubs past Cardinals 9-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Victor Caratini hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in Chicago’s four-run sixth inning and the Cubs rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4 Saturday night. Hitting for starting pitcher Jon Lester with the bases...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece....
19:26, 05/07/2019

Breastfeeding relaxation therapy for mothers helps babies eat more (Reuters Health) - Mothers who get breastfeeding support that includes relaxation therapy may feel less stressed and have babies who eat and sleep more than women who don't get this extra help, a small experiment suggests....
19:13, 07/04/2019

‘Code with Google’ helps bring coding into the classroom Most American students aren't learning how to code in elementary or middle school -- and if they are, it's likely they reside in an affluent school district. Google hopes to bridge the gaps in computer science education with Code with Googl...
22:39, 07/08/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
23:26, 05/23/2019

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle....
01:00, 05/24/2019

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
10:39, 07/31/2019

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy The Trump administration has cut the small but steady influx of refugees into the United States, leading some cities to woo the ones who are already here....
12:26, 05/13/2019

'Beautiful and terrifying': revisiting American cities in darkness For nearly 50 years, the photographer Camilo José Vergara has been documenting poor, segregated neighborhoods in large US cities. A few years ago, he started photographing his ‘familiar haunts’ at night. To him, ‘these nocturnal worlds are both beaut...
11:00, 07/31/2019

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportation in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, adding that he was not concerned about the advance notice....
17:39, 07/12/2019

Forget San Francisco: 5 cities where Bay Area techies would rather live As the cost of housing remains sky-high in San Francisco, tech workers in the area are eyeing other U.S. locations where they'd rather settle down, according to a survey from Wealthfront....
18:52, 07/03/2019

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
17:39, 05/31/2019

Creepy Dolls Leave Missouri Cities On Edge Two Missouri cities are caught up in one bizarre riddle. Stuffed dolls keep popping up in random places in Crystal City and Festus, and nobody seems to know why. “It is a little creepy,” says Tamera Pruett. “Dolls are just creepy in...
14:13, 08/16/2019

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
17:26, 06/17/2019

Amazon Prime Day VR zones go live in 6 cities across India Amazon Prime Day 2019 kicks off on July 15 and the e-commerce giant has set up Virtual Reality (VR) experience zones in six cities across India. These VR zones will let users experience products on sale in different virtual environments before placin...
16:13, 07/06/2019

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling ...
08:13, 07/08/2019

How London's homicide rate stacks up against major US cities A spate of violence in London sparked another vitriolic tweet from Donald Trump blaming mayor Sadiq Khan for the city's knife crime problem -- but is the British capital as dangerous as the US President suggested?...
16:39, 06/18/2019

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which...
17:39, 06/14/2019

Acting DHS secretary says migrants won’t be sent to Florida, sanctuary cities Kevin McAleenan said the administration had considered sending migrants to Florida but changed course because it wouldn’t have been “an effective use of resources.”...
00:00, 05/20/2019

150 of the top tech startup cities join forces at TNW2019 Silicon Valley may be the largest tech hub in the world, but other areas aren’t far behind. Major cities like Amsterdam and Barcelona have become thriving ecosystems for tech startups. But as we move into a new era of tech innovation, these cities ar...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga Day this year....
16:39, 06/01/2019

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal gov...
20:52, 07/13/2019

Uber, Lyft Drivers Plan Strike In Cities Across The US NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Organizers are planning dem...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
01:52, 07/17/2019

Millennials are pouring into these smaller cities and buying homes High home prices along with strong demand have today's youngest homebuyers moving to smaller cities — and that could mean a boom for local economies and home values in those markets....
19:52, 05/02/2019

Renting your vacation home in these cities will make you the most money Looking to buy a vacation home to rent? It’s not always the big cities that will pull-off the most profit! Here's more on recent findings on the best cities to rent your vacation home.       ...
21:39, 08/21/2019

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
00:26, 08/05/2019

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems p...
05:52, 06/14/2019

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study....
05:52, 07/23/2019

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
04:39, 07/15/2019

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditched its ban on swearing last week, Mark Thomas’s reaction was apt. “Hoo fucking ray” the comedian twe...
09:13, 08/08/2019

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
19:39, 06/15/2019

How Smaller Cities Are Luring High-Tech Talent To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely....
22:53, 08/13/2019

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
12:52, 06/07/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
13:13, 05/17/2019

A24 to screen some of its biggest hits for free in the cities where they were filmed Apparently worried that its reputation as a home for critically acclaimed oddball film-making was still somehow insufficiently adorable or quirky, indie darling film distributor A24 announced a new program today, revealing that it’ll soon be hosting ...
10:13, 07/11/2019

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
04:26, 06/29/2019

T-Mobile offering Galaxy S10 5G with service in six cities on June 28 While I was skeptical that we would see 5G from US carriers in 2019, it's really happening. T-Mobile will be selling the new Galaxy S10 5G on Friday with 5G service in six cities....
19:52, 06/26/2019

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
03:26, 07/05/2019

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
14:49, 04/28/2019

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specif...
04:13, 08/16/2019

Air pollution in cities as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, study says Living on a busy road for a decade was found to be equivalent to getting through a packet of cigarettes daily — for 29 years, according to research by the University of Washington....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
13:52, 07/20/2019

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
11:39, 06/13/2019

If you work in tech, these cities give you the most bang for your buck Thanks to globalization and the rise of the internet, we’ve become less and less bound to a particular location to live and work. Working remotely or actually moving to an entirely different part of the world for a job that more closely matches our s...
07:39, 05/30/2019

'Sister, where did you go?': the Native American women disappearing from US cities It is 10 years since Alyssa McLemore, 21, disappeared. Hers is just one of literally countless such cases across the US‘Essential first step’: Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native womenAlyssa McLemore’s grandmother called to tel...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Low-income moms in four cities are getting $4,000 a year with no strings attached Mothers in four US cities are being paid $4,000 a year as part of a national study on how regular infusions of cash affect the well-being of children, including how well their brains work and their behavior. Some 1,000 low-income mothers in New York ...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
08:26, 08/21/2019

Manchester's mythical makeover: Invisible Cities – in pictures In a production that fuses theatre, dance, design and visual art, a cavernous old railway depot has been turned into a series of fantastical worlds. Invisible Cities unpicks ideas of identity, imagination and empire and is at Manchester international...
11:13, 07/05/2019

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.        ...
08:13, 06/21/2019

29 US States And Cities Sue Donald Trump Over Climate Protections A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump's administration to block it from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants....
06:00, 08/14/2019

The US cities with the oldest homes: The Rust Belt dominates New homes are rarely built in these cities as demand is low – few people are moving to these cities and the populations are declining.       ...
21:00, 07/01/2019

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
00:00, 07/23/2019

Fowles makes history, helps Lynx beat Mercury 75-62 Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62       ...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Popular Green Valley Restaurant helps shooting victims GREEN VALLEY AZ. – The Easy Street Lounge in Green Valley, Arizona became a crime scene on Saturday afternoon when a father carrying his bleeding child came through the backdoor. This came minutes after the father was involved in a rolling gun ...
09:52, 07/02/2019

Technology helps advisors take financial planning to the next level for clients Financial advisors are turning to sophisticated and accessible financial-planning software to deliver on the promise of "holistic financial planning" for their clients....
19:26, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 5-Buffett's Berkshire helps bankroll Occidental's $38 bln bid for Anadarko Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp's $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp....
02:00, 05/01/2019

Google Maps AI helps you discover a restaurant's popular dishes Google is trying to take some of the guesswork out of trying a new restaurant. The company is trotting out an update to Google Maps that uses machine learning to highlight the popular dishes at an eatery. Tap on a place and it'll show the most...
18:13, 05/30/2019

Public helps Marana PD arrest a suspected armed robber MARANA – It was at a Motel 6 on Ina Road near the Interstate 10 when a teenage boy walked in and robbed the night clerk. The male subject displayed a handgun from his right pocket, pointed at the clerk and demanded money. It happened on June 18...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
17:52, 07/31/2019

Brexit helps New York take top finance spot from London: survey Fallout from Brexit has helped New York overtake London to become the world's pre-eminent financial center, a survey of financial executives by Duff & Phelps showed on Tuesday....
06:39, 05/28/2019

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at Israeli military checkpoints and uncover routes to towns mainstream providers often miss....
15:52, 08/05/2019

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is...
08:13, 05/24/2019

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
06:13, 07/16/2019

Google's experimental Rivet app helps kids learn to read Far too many kids struggle to read at an age-appropriate level, but Google is betting that technology could help them get up to speed. The company's experimental Area 120 unit has released Rivet, an app for Android and iOS that aims to make rea...
18:00, 05/15/2019

New twist in Sebastian Telfair case helps him dodge sentencing Former NBA star Sebastian Telfair dodged sentencing in his gun possession case on Tuesday, as his lawyer claimed there is new evidence that exonerates him. Attorney Richard Southard said new enhanced video of the one-time Sports Illustrated cover boy...
03:13, 06/19/2019

Buffett's Berkshire helps bankroll Occidental's $38 billion bid for Anadarko Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc committed $10 billion on Tuesday to Occidental Petroleum Corp's $38 billion cash-and-stock bid for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, boosting its chances of snatching a deal from Chevron Corp....
01:26, 05/01/2019

'It helps people feel more confident': the rise of women-only clubs Co-working spaces such as Blooming Founders seek to break the mould for self-employed womenWhen 32-year-old Kylie Griffiths wants to unwind, she heads to the sea. The Londoner loves the city she grew up in, but she feels it can quickly become claustr...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Hachimura hopes his success helps growth of Japan basketball Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness....
04:26, 06/21/2019

Mercedes strategy helps Hamilton overhaul Verstappen for Hungary win Lewis Hamilton stole victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix with four laps left after a strategy switch from his Mercedes Formula 1 team defeated long-time race leader Max Verstappen...
01:39, 08/05/2019

What’s in a Name? A Lot. ‘The Name Change Project’ Helps Trans Folks Own Their Entire Lives Cris Lee, a resident of Washington, D.C., is a program manager at a nonprofit that works with traditionally underserved communities. Lee is also a trans man. He has been medically transitioning for just over two years (using testosterone as a hormone...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Members Heritage Credit Union Helps Feed Homeless LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local group got the chance to give back at the Catholic Action Center in Lexington. Members Heritage Credit Union employees provided breakfast Thursday for those at the center. The center will celebrate its 20th anniv...
14:13, 05/31/2019

K9 officer helps HSI agents seize more than $4 million worth of drugs YUMA, Ariz.- Homeland Security Investigations agents, with the help of a K9 officer, arrested a man and seized over 200 lbs. of methamphetamine, 5 lbs. of cocaine and multiple cell phones Thursday. Narcotics seized during a traffic stop on Jul 18. On...
07:00, 07/24/2019

Escobar's 3-run triple helps Diamondbacks beat Giants 7-0 Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run triple and David Peralta homered, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-0 win over the San Francisco Giants        ...
12:39, 05/18/2019

Community helps military families with school supplies donation TUCSON — Tons of school supplies filled tables inside The 3000 Club, a Tucson thrift store on the southwest side Saturday. Air Force Veteran, Aimee Hanebeck, is taking advantage of a school supply donation provided by The 3000 Club and the Amer...
10:52, 08/04/2019

Pete Alonso’s Big Day Helps Halt Mets’ Losing Streak at Three Alonso, a rookie first baseman, went 5 for 5, reached base six times, and tied Cody Bellinger’s record for homers by a rookie in the National League....
06:39, 08/16/2019

Gold helps CT scans pick up the finest surface structures Scientists have developed a new technique for capturing the fine, typically invisible surface structures of biological materials using computer tomography....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Dylan Covey helps White Sox beat sloppy Indians 6-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Covey pitched six effective innings for his first win since August, and the Chicago White Sox beat the sloppy Cleveland Indians 6-1 Friday for their season-high fifth straight win. Charlie Tilson hit a two-run double to get Chica...
07:26, 06/01/2019

MIT’s sensor-packed glove helps AI identify objects by touch Researchers have spent years trying to teach robots how to grip different objects without crushing or dropping them. They could be one step closer, thanks to this low-cost, sensor-packed glove. In a paper published in Nature, a team of MIT scientists...
23:52, 05/30/2019

Facebook helps you grow your social circle with ‘Meet New Friends’ Facebook is introducing a feature called "Meet New Friends" at F8 2019, its annual developers conference, as part of a major redesign to its mobile app. The company says that Meet New Friends is designed to help users start friendships with others fr...
20:52, 04/30/2019

7-run ninth inning helps Creighton beat Michigan at NCAA CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Will Hanafan’s two-run single capped Creighton’s seven-run ninth inning and the No. 2 seed Bluejays beat Michigan 11-7 on Sunday night to avoid elimination in the NCAA Tournament’s Corvallis regional. The team...
10:26, 06/03/2019

Cron’ 3-run blast helps Twins split doubleheader with Tigers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Cron broke open the game with a three-run homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader. Cron’s line drive to left field in the fifth inning off rookie Gre...
06:39, 05/12/2019

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near t...
21:26, 07/16/2019

Marko Arnautovic’s double helps West Ham see off Southampton in style Marko Arnautovic scored his first goals since January as West Ham swept aside Southampton 3-0.The Austrian, whose form had deserted him since a lucrative move to China failed to materialise during the transfer window, found the net twice to sink the ...
20:00, 05/04/2019

How to handle the impossible stress of cooking for other people (wine helps) Calmness is contagious, portion size is everything – and a boozy sorbet can perk up the most boring of guestsLast week I ordered a whole salmon but did not specify the size I required, because to have done so in a small family-run fishmonger would ha...
15:39, 06/27/2019

DNA database helps one of Spain's 'stolen babies' find family But Inés Madrigal also learned that her mother gave her up willingly in Franco-era scandal The first woman recognised by Spanish courts as one of the “stolen babies” of the Franco dictatorship has discovered her biological family thanks to a DNA data...
02:00, 07/12/2019

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
01:52, 06/05/2019

Jonjo Shelvey cracker at Fulham helps Newcastle end with a bang It felt something like love. The Geordie fans crooned, often and with feeling, throughout this stroll of an end of season win in honour of their manager. “Rafa Benítez, we want you to stay,”was on repeat. Down on the dugout the man himself offered an...
20:26, 05/12/2019

Lord's test drawn as sub Labuschagne helps thwart England "The second Ashes test was drawn as Australia, chasing 267 to beat England, ended on 154 for six after an absorbing final day at Lord\u0027s on Sunday."...
01:13, 08/19/2019

Trump’s advice helps golf partner Jim Herman win PGA event NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — From President Donald Trump’s putting advice to playing partner Kelly Kraft’s two late bogeys, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He executed wh...
08:39, 07/22/2019

Lindsey Vonn helps NHL boyfriend P.K. Subban train on the ice this summer Since retiring from ski racing, Lindsey Vonn is writing a book, launching a beauty line, building her foundation and training her NHL boyfriend.       ...
18:26, 08/17/2019

'FaceApp AI' technology helps reunite man kidnapped as a baby with his family A MAN kidnapped as a toddler has been reunited with his parents almost two decades later after cops used FaceApp-style AI technology to show what he might look like now and found him....
17:39, 07/19/2019

Tatis Jr.'s return helps spark Padres over Nationals, 5-4 Hunter Renfroe hit a two-run homer and left-hander Joey Lucchesi settled down after falling behind 4-0 in the first inning to help the San Diego Padres beat the Washington Nationals 5-4        ...
09:26, 06/07/2019

The 'Love Hormone' Helps Some Starfish Turn Their Stomach Inside Out To Eat Here’s a reminder that biology is oftentimes more complicated than headlines can make it out to be. Scientists in the UK have found evidence that the so-called “love hormone” oxytocin plays a very different role in starfish than it does in humans and...
07:00, 08/01/2019

App helps people learn to meditate, improves attention skills (Reuters Health) - An experimental app may help people learn to meditate, which in turn yields improvements in attention span and working memory, a new study suggests....
00:52, 06/07/2019

Probability helps zebrafish stay in schools when faced with predators Fish track the movement of their neighbours to swim in dense schools as they flee predators – and they pay more attention to the motion of some fish than others...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Actor Danny Trejo helps save baby trapped in car in LA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Danny Trejo played a real-life hero when he helped rescue a baby trapped in an overturned car after a collision at a Los Angeles intersection. Authorities say two cars crashed Wednesday in the Sylmar neighborhood. Video aired...
05:39, 08/09/2019

Beaty's 3-run HR helps Dodgers recover to beat Marlins 10-6 Alex Beatty's three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 10-6 victory over the Miami Marlins Saturday night after the Dodgers blew a six-run lead       ...
10:13, 07/21/2019

Opening argument: Green helps Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a...
07:39, 06/16/2019

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

Chick-Fil-A manager helps WWII vet change tire in act of kindness When a 96-year-old World War II veteran entered a Maryland Chick-Fil-A Thursday seeking help to replace a flat tire, a manager offered to help “without hesitation,” according to a fellow employee....
17:52, 07/12/2019

A compound in broccoli and kale helps suppress tumor growth A compound present in broccoli, kale, and other cruciferous plants restored an underperforming tumor suppressor in a mouse model of cancer, study reveals....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Prediction tool helps identify people at high risk for HIV Researchers have developed a new tool to pinpoint patients at high risk for contracting HIV to provide them with preventive preexposure prophylaxis treatment....
00:26, 07/09/2019

Judo helps Japan get to grips with China's expansion in Pacific In a large church hall near the Samoan parliament, 175-kg (386-lb) judo practitioner Derek Sua is being thrown to the mat by his Japanese coach, a black-belt who is just a third his size....
17:39, 08/08/2019

Jackie Bradley’s homer-robbing catch helps bring Red Sox to .500 BALTIMORE — After Chris Sale and Jackie Bradley Jr. got Boston to the 12th inning, Andrew Benintendi took it from there. Benintendi delivered the tiebreaking home run, and Boston received a masterful pitching performance from Sale and a game-saving c...
11:00, 05/09/2019

New technology helps search teams find people in wilderness HONOLULU (AP) — The dramatic rescue of a hiker lost for more than two weeks in a remote Hawaii forest is showing how emerging technology is helping search teams more efficiently scour the wilderness for missing people. Hundreds of volunteers used a G...
08:26, 06/24/2019

A Breakfast Invitation Helps Rebuild a Crown Prince’s Standing Pushed to the side the last time the leaders of the Group of 20 met, the de facto Saudi leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is back in the mainstream....
05:00, 06/29/2019

Puppy helps police rescue owner after he fell into ditch Man’s best friend indeed. One rescue puppy in Ireland is being praised as a hero for “doing a bit of rescuing himself” and helping police find his owner after the 62-year-old man fell into a ditch during a nighttime walk. Pat Brennan of Portarl...
17:39, 06/24/2019

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0 Domingo Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the second half with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
08:26, 07/13/2019

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
05:39, 06/15/2019

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
21:52, 06/28/2019

Adames homer helps Rays end road skid, beat A’s 5-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Willy Adames homered and threw out a runner at home, and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Adames finished with three hits. Second baseman Brando...
08:52, 06/22/2019

“Clear the Shelter” event helps adopt dozens of animals TUCSON — Over a hundred animals have a new home thanks in part to the “Clear the Shelter” event held at Pima Animal Care Center on Saturday. The shelter waived adopted fees for pets four months and older. August is typically the bus...
09:26, 08/18/2019

Nearly Rs. 1,000 Software Tool Helps Skip WhatsApp Controls In Election WhatsApp clones and software tools that cost as little as nearly Rs 1,000 are helping the digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions set up by the world's most popular......
12:52, 05/15/2019

Kawhi Leonard Helps the Raptors Take Control of Their Series With the Bucks Leonard scored 35 points and showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him in Toronto’s wins in the previous two games. He hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series....
20:39, 05/24/2019

Drumming On Twitch Helps Successful Streamer Control His Tourette's Watching Gregory “Mrgregles” Storey stream, there’s a good chance you’d never even realize he has Tourette Syndrome, a rare neurological condition characterized by repeated involuntary vocalizations and movements, or “tics.” From behind his drum kit,...
03:39, 05/14/2019

Burns maiden ton helps England take initiative in Ashes opener "Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes test by finishing day two on 267-4, trailing Australia by just 17 runs on Friday."...
05:52, 08/03/2019

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
14:53, 04/28/2019

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major cities around the country....
12:52, 06/22/2019

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Trump paints a dark picture of homelessness in cities: ‘We may intercede’ “Police officers are getting sick just by walking the beat,” Trump claimed. "And you have people that work in those cities. They work in office buildings and to get into the building, they have to walk through a scene that nobody would have believed ...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Boar wars: how wild hogs are trashing European cities They have become a menace in European cities. In Barcelona, where wild boar are jostling tourists and raiding rubbish bins, the fightback has begun. By Bernhard WarnerCollserola Natural Park looms over Barcelona, rising to about 500 metres at the Tib...
00:39, 07/31/2019

BMW's hybrid cars to switch to electric only mode in polluted cities BMW's new hybrid cars will automatically switch off their combustion engines in heavily polluted inner city areas and use pure electric driving mode as a way to cut vehicle emissions, the carmaker said on Tuesday....
12:13, 06/25/2019

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather be....
21:00, 05/22/2019

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in the University of California at San Francisco and B...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a region that is among Mexico's most chaotic and violent....
04:00, 06/24/2019

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
19:39, 07/15/2019

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
22:26, 05/27/2019

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you....
01:26, 07/17/2019

As Cities Limit Traffic Pollution, Madrid Reverses a Driving Ban Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain....
17:26, 07/01/2019

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
21:00, 07/17/2019

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
14:53, 04/28/2019

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
23:26, 06/14/2019

GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE A U.S. senator has introduced a bill seeking better cooperation between county sheriffs and federal immigration authorities – and penalties if that cooperation doesn’t happen....
12:13, 07/11/2019