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'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white natio...

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

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Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to other bees in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to their young...
19:52, 05/02/2019

How killer bees evolved into chiller bees in just one decade While killer bees terrorised the US, in Puerto Rico, an extraordinary accident of evolution has transformed them into a beacon of hope against the threat of insectogeddon...
16:13, 08/17/2019

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, saying she is prepared to fight for the environment ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

So There's Trash Talk And Then There's Casual Bigotry How far is too far when it comes to gaming trash talk? And how do you go about confronting a friend, or a stranger, for some seriously uncool comments in chat? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we brought in Kotaku senior reporter and tra...
00:13, 08/02/2019

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to be put to bed when the Justice Department announced earlier this month that the question wouldn’t be i...
17:00, 07/08/2019

Survivors of religious massacres speak out against bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”...
21:00, 07/16/2019

No Place For "Bigotry", "Intolerance": Sonia Gandhi On Independence Day Sonia Gandhi today listed "bigotry" and "intolerance" among the challenges facing the country in her Independence Day message, delivered days after taking over as the Congress's interim chief, saying......
21:52, 08/15/2019

Sarah Sanders: We must call out antisemitism, bigotry and racism for what it is White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders appeared on "Fox & Friends" on Monday morning to discuss the fatal shooting at a San Diego synagogue on Sunday, and stressed the importance of condemning hate in America....
17:39, 04/29/2019

A secret romance: the director who is confronting Nazis, race and bigotry Amma Asante’s new movie follows the story of a biracial girl during the Third Reich. How much of it reflects the film-maker’s fears of where we are heading now?Amma Asante’s new film, Where Hands Touch, tells the story of a forgotten piece of history...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive language”, as well as attempts to marginalise racial, ethnic and religious minorities”, by some politician...
01:39, 08/08/2019

Trump's Statue of Bigotry is not Cuccinelli's first neo-Confederate assault | Sidney Blumenthal In 2010, as Virginia attorney general, the acting USCIS director tried to make his staff wear a symbol of secessionKen Cuccinelli, acting director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), is an aspiring literary critic as well as a revi...
09:26, 08/18/2019

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The president said he supported increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video games and stronger criminal punishments for shootings....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Riot Games Tells Rick Fox’s Esports Organization To Remove Investor Accused Of Bigotry League of Legends Championship Series (LCS) commissioner Chris Greeley said in a statement today that if esports organization Echo Fox doesn’t remove an investor accused of making threats and using hate speech within 60 days, Riot Games would take ac...
06:52, 05/16/2019

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry....
15:52, 06/12/2019

Bees Bug Cricketers It was absolute scenes in the North of England today during a World Cup match between Sri Lanka and South Africa, as players were forced to duck for cover when a swam of bees invaded the grounds....
01:52, 06/29/2019

It’s not just about the bees – earthworms need love, too They may not be cute, but the work they do for our soil keeps humans in business. But their numbers are in steep declineIf earthworms had feathers, wings or fur, or eyes that looked mournful – or eyes at all – perhaps they would fare better in the pu...
18:39, 05/20/2019

That Big Rig You're Passing Might Be Full of Bees There are still cowboys driving livestock across America in 2019. While most of us are snoozing, they’re rolling up to dark fields with trucks full of creatures that are critical to our nation’s agriculture: thousands and thousands of bees....
18:52, 06/25/2019

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, return with their first album in five years. (June 12)        ...
19:13, 06/12/2019

Munich Re putting down roots in India India is on track to become the world's third-largest economy. Munich Re wants to cash in on the strong growth in the country's insurance market, the CEO of the company's India branch, Hitesh Kotak, told DW....
05:39, 08/14/2019

In Venezuela, Uncle Sam Roots From the Sidelines In the predawn hours of April 30, the contest for control of Venezuela once again appeared to be coming to a head. Juan Guaidó, the young reformer who claims the mantle of President, announced from inside a military base in the capital, Caraca...
17:39, 05/02/2019

'It's a celebration': tracing the roots of hip-hop through photography In a new exhibition, photos from rappers from Jay-Z to Cardi B are on show to trace the rise of a genre from the streets to the White HouseOn Monday, Forbes revealed Jay-Z to be the first billionaire rapper, a far cry from his early days selling CDs ...
20:26, 06/04/2019

May Day’s Weird and Wonderful Pagan Roots May 1st is an ancient Northern Hemisphere festival, now known as ‘May Day’, which traditionally marked the return of summer. It is believed that the celebrations originated in agricultural rituals intended to ensure fertility for crops, held by the a...
15:00, 05/02/2019

More than 500,000 bees in Texas killed in act of vandalism ALVIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators south of Houston are trying to determine who killed more than 500,000 bees by setting hives on fire, toppling some over and tossing others into a pond. The vandalism was discovered early Saturday when a Brazoria Coun...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Your Cheap-Ass Bee House Is Probably Killing the Bees It’s a noble cause—trying to help bees thrive as populations face catastrophic collapse. One of the ways folks have been doing this recently is by purchasing bee houses. Bees will build their nests and lay their larvae inside these cute little tube-f...
21:13, 06/09/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
08:52, 05/19/2019

Rockefeller Center Digs Up Its Bucolic Roots Inspired by its 19th-century history, the Channel Gardens has been reimagined and filled with native plants and arrangements. We tracked their installation....
16:52, 05/05/2019

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore the world and her ancestry....
16:39, 08/17/2019

Wu-Tang Clan gets back to its roots in new TV series The story of famed 1990s group Wu-Tang Clan is coming to television in a series that rapper RZA hopes will resonate beyond America's hip-hop community....
01:39, 07/27/2019

Oak Furnitureland spreads roots with stake sale Oak Furnitureland, one of Britain's largest privately owned furniture retailers‎, has drafted in advisers to explore options for funding an expansion programme a decade after its first store opened....
20:13, 06/24/2019

What will my dad’s Ancestry profile reveal about my boy’s Irish roots? We were hoping to unveil a link to Persian aristocracy, or maybe Somali piratesMy son’s genetic inheritance is not something I think about often. He has 14 first cousins who are, like him, an Irish-English mix and our circular rigmarole of pronouncin...
17:52, 07/28/2019

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
17:39, 06/07/2019

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of ga...
10:39, 07/05/2019

iHeartMedia is returning podcasts to their radio roots If you own a radio network, how do you promote your podcasts? By calling back to the roots of podcass and airing them on the radio, of course. iHeartMedia has unveiled a Sunday Night Podcasts initiative that will air podcasts on 270 of its radio st...
04:00, 08/09/2019

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before....
16:52, 07/16/2019

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
04:13, 06/29/2019

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting stereotypes by making people work together. Deradicalisation programmes fail when they ignore this...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Bees Invade Giants-Reds Game When it comes to bees, they get what they want. Today, they wanted to be at the Cincinnati Reds’ stadium as the team was getting ready to play against the Giants...
04:39, 05/07/2019

Swarm of bees terrorize residents in the Bronx Nature buzzed its way into the concrete jungle of The Bronx on Friday — when a mass of honey bees swarmed onto a tree, terrorizing the city folks on a block in Kingsbridge Heights. A resident of a nearby apartment building — on Grand Concourse near E...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
16:00, 08/08/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
21:13, 07/27/2019

'Senseless hate': the far right's deep roots in southern California The Poway synagogue shooting is far from the first time California’s Jewish communities faced threats, as rightwing groups date as far back as the 1920sThe murderous attack on the Poway synagogue in San Diego last weekend may have shattered some peop...
09:13, 05/05/2019

How Senna's death shook motor racing to its roots Twenty-five years on from the tragic 994 San Marino Grand Prix, Maurice Hamilton reflects on the hysteria which followed the deaths of Roland Ratzenberger and Ayrton Senna....
16:13, 05/01/2019

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters? Bethesda's Fallout series immediately spring to mind. ...
07:26, 06/14/2019

Deutsche Bank set to return to roots with radical reboot The German lender is cutting thousands of jobs and shedding whole business lines as part of a massive overhaul. Analysts say cost cutting alone is not going to rid Deutsche Bank of its current woes....
17:00, 07/08/2019

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human...
19:26, 06/22/2019

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide...
21:52, 07/12/2019

The world’s smallest McDonald’s just opened, but only bees are invited If you’re looking for a McDonald’s restaurant in Sweden, you just gained another option. A first-of-its-kind McDonald’s location was recently built in the country, and it caters to a very specific crowd. Oh, and you probably won&rsq...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
19:26, 05/30/2019

Massive swarm of bees invades Yankee Stadium The Bronx Bombers’ head-to-head against Tampa Bay wasn’t the only buzz at Yankee Stadium Monday afternoon — about 25,000 bees had to be hauled off after they descended on the outfield. The NYPD’s two-man beekeeping unit had to be called in to remove ...
00:26, 07/17/2019

Bees wreak havoc in Padres-Marlins game Unbeelievable. A slew of black and yellow critters swarmed a microphone near the dugouts during the Padres-Marlins game Sunday afternoon in San Diego, causing a 15-minute delay in action before a beekeeper saved the day. Bees similarly seized the dia...
04:26, 06/03/2019

New York's Yankee Stadium hit by swarm of 25,000 bees before game As the New York Yankees prepared to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, the police force’s beekeepers removed a horde of bees overrunning the outfield of Yankee Stadium....
10:39, 07/17/2019

The Latest Twitch Sensation Is Chickens, Goats, And Bees Each morning, as the sun rises over her Indiana farm, Erica Hopkins wakes up and tends to the goats. She has three major tasks: milk her herd of Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats, bottle-feed the babies, and, of course, respond to the Twitch chat watching i...
08:39, 08/06/2019

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible. Read more......
16:52, 06/05/2019

Widely used pesticide in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Truck carrying more than 130 million bees crashes in Montana A truck carrying about 133 million bees crashed off the side of a road in Montana on Monday, sending swarms of buzzers into the air as rescue crews arrived, a report said. The semi-truck with 40,000 pounds of bees inside careened off a street in Boze...
08:52, 06/11/2019

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
06:00, 08/09/2019

The Americanization of Archie: How Meghan Markle Will Mix Her Roots With Royalty When It Comes to Raising Her Son Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding last year had all the royal bells and whistles, from the bride's designer dress, the A-list guest list and wall-to-wall television coverage to the......
15:00, 05/23/2019

Suzuki’s current MotoGP form has roots in 2017 countermeasures Suzuki's current strong MotoGP form is down to the manufacturer creating "countermeasures" during its torrid 2017 campaign that has helped improve the GSX-RR bike, says test rider Sylvain Guintoli...
14:52, 06/24/2019

AP Interview: Oates haunted by family denial of Jewish roots JERUSALEM (AP) — American author Joyce Carol Oates says her family’s denial of its Jewish roots haunted her for decades and has shaped her into the famously prolific writer she is today. Oates, who is making her first-ever trip to Israel to rec...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Dior goes black in Paris show that celebrates couture roots Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer’s penchant for black, for a brooding display of archetypally couture fall-winter gowns...
21:26, 07/01/2019

Suzuki's current MotoGP form has roots in 2017 countermeasures Suzuki's current strong MotoGP form is down to the manufacturer creating "countermeasures" during its torrid 2017 campaign that has helped improve the GSX-RR bike, says test rider Sylvain Guintoli...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels....
17:00, 07/30/2019

Microsoft's return to its nerdy roots is good news for developers Microsoft spent years trying to be cool and failed. Now that Microsoft is content to be nerdy, with the most impressive developer tooling around, it's a real contender in the cloud....
01:00, 05/12/2019

Video: thousands of bees land on man’s truck in Costco parking lot So much buzz! Thousands of bees descended on a Canadian man’s parked truck in a hair-raising episode caught on video. John Hildebrandt returned from his shift at a Costco store Monday in Saskatoon to find an entire hive had enveloped the passen...
01:39, 07/11/2019

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
20:26, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Cricket abuzz as bees swarm game in Durham LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 30 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 8 p.m. South Africa captain Faf du Plessis joined his teammates lying face down on the ground as a swarm of bees descended on Chester-le-Street and briefly halted their ga...
22:26, 06/28/2019

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday -- but for many on the pitch there was a sense of deja vu....
21:39, 06/28/2019

Swarm of bees delays Marlins-Padres game in San Diego The Miami Marlins Padres game at Petco Park was being delayed Sunday afternoon by a swarm of bees that settled onto a microphone attached to the netting near the Padres' dugout        ...
02:13, 06/03/2019

Reds-Giants game delayed by swarm of bees at stadium The Cincinnati Reds delayed the game with San Francisco a little after the 12:35 start thanks to a swarm of bees forcing players off the field.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
05:52, 08/01/2019

Some total scumbag torched half a million bees in Texas Despite their reputation for offering painful stings — a result of the general confusion between bees and wasps — bees are absolutely vital to our ecosystem. They pollinate plants, including crops that are a part of our everyday lives, bu...
21:13, 05/02/2019

Haagen-Dazs serves up free ice cream to save the bees Haagen-Dazs is giving out free ice cream all in the name of saving the bees. Their annual Free Cone Day is Tuesday, May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m        ...
23:39, 05/14/2019

The selfish case for saving bees: it’s how to save ourselves | Alison Benjamin These crucial pollinators keep our world alive. Yes, they are under threat – but all is not lostWhen I see a bee buzzing around my garden or in the park in early spring, I get a real thrill from being able to identify her. If she is black and darting...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Kim-Joy’s recipe for raspberry swiss roll with decorative bees and flowers Make this surprisingly easy cake and your friends will all be abuzzThis may look daunting, but once you learn how to make it, the options for different designs and fillings are endless. And because it is so easy to eat, you will want to make it again...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Goodbye Warriors, hello Roots: can this team spark a soccer revolution in Oakland? The team is hoping to not only fill the void left from the city’s departing sports franchises, but to become part of the communityDevante Dubose’s soccer career took him across the world before it took him home. The 26-year-old is the first player to...
13:52, 07/29/2019

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
20:00, 06/15/2019

Labelling people "anti-vaxxers" ignores real roots of their concerns There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says Furaha Asani...
21:39, 06/19/2019

Rachel Ama's Vegan Cookbook Is Filled With Delicious Recipes Inspired By Her Roots From spiced aubergine kebabs to oyster mushrooms in a jerk marinade, Rachel Ama describes how she swapped out meat for vegan alternatives whilst staying true to her home cooking....
09:26, 05/22/2019

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
04:39, 05/22/2019

Bees seize field and wreak havoc on Giants-Reds game CINCINNATI — A swarm of bees settled above the backstop screen shortly before the first pitch, prompting an 18-minute delay to the start of a game between the Giants and Reds. The game began after the swarm moved toward the upper deck. It’s the...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a swarm of bees....
16:00, 06/28/2019

Swarm of bees discovered on car in Virginia, prompting response from fire officials A swarm of bees was found covering part of a car in Virginia this week, prompting the response of the local fire department who happened to have a “hobbyist beekeeper” in their midst, officials said Wednesday....
05:00, 05/03/2019

A swarm of 25,000 bees took over a Staten Island Ferry terminal, until police removed them The bees were safely removed from an awning in a Staten Island Ferry subway terminal, and no injuries were suffered in the "sting" operation.        ...
11:00, 08/07/2019

Flowers hear bees and make sweeter nectar when they’re buzzing nearby Evening primrose flowers appear to be sensitive to the sounds of bees, increasing the sugar level of their nectar by 20 per cent when exposed to their buzzing...
14:51, 04/28/2019

The Secret Life of Bees review – sweet, buzzy musical is one to watch Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New YorkThe latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful production with a smart book from Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Lynn NottageWhat’s that buzz? Bees, o...
08:39, 06/14/2019

Arsonist torches half a million bees in Texas, destroys colonies A bee-hating firebug set dozens of hives aflame in Texas, killing about half a million honey-makers, authorities said. The arsonist struck the Brazoria County Beekeepers Association Bee Yard in Alvin on Saturday morning, the association said in a Fac...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
02:26, 06/15/2019

Trump vows to uncover Russia probe roots with declassification call: ‘We’re exposing everything’ President Trump vowed Friday to uncover the origins of the Russia investigation for all to see after he approved the declassification of documents related to the surveillance of his campaign during the 2016 presidential election....
20:13, 05/24/2019

Naomi Campbell pays tribute to London roots as she wins icon award Winner of BFC’s 2019 fashion icon award says ‘people forget I’m from Brixton’Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveiled as the recipient of the British Fashion Council’s 2019 fashion icon award.Campbell made history whe...
23:13, 06/24/2019

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Beehives in Texas attacked, set on fire, killing half a million bees, officials say Dozens of beehives were attacked and set on fire in Texas over the weekend, an act “beyond comprehension” that killed an estimated half a million bees, officials said....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
00:13, 05/21/2019

'Nancy Drew' breaks from wholesome roots with dark, sexy reboot geared for adults on The CW The CW is giving the classic literary figure Nancy Drew her own TV show, only the 2019 version of the character is a far cry from her more wholesome 1930s schoolgirl roots. ...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Folkies flock to southwest Virginia for roots music, ground zero of country, bluegrass, Americana What was later segmented into country, bluegrass and Americana sounds was essentially created and fueled in a tiny Blue Ridge town.        ...
04:13, 08/13/2019

UMG's recovery efforts following 2008 fire reportedly prioritized Limp Bizkit over Les Paul and The Roots Despite disputations from Universal Music Group, The New York Times is doubling down on its reporting that a 2008 fire on Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot destroyed roughly 500,000 invaluable master recordings. A new report from author Jody Rosen det...
18:00, 06/26/2019

Watch: Swarms of bees invade Petco Park, delay Marlins and Padres game Beekeepers were beckoned to the ball park once again, with swarms of the stinging insects delaying the Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres series finale at Petco Park in San Diego....
21:26, 06/03/2019

NYPD beekeepers work to save bees as US government seemingly tells the insects to buzz off The New York Police Department’s “Beekeepers” — just two officers dedicated to rescuing honeybees that swarm New York City neighborhoods — are among a devoted group of bee lovers working to save the incredibly important insects across the nation, whi...
21:52, 08/02/2019

Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers. Hillary Kladke/Getty During the winter, about 40% of honey bee colonies in the US perished. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of US crops every year. Their decline has a major impact on our food production and supply. But the honey bee is just...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Don’t Call It a Comeback: With an Ethically-Based New Label, Designer Tracy Reese Honors Her Detroit Roots She was the first black female designer to be recognized by the ever-exclusive fashion industry, and two decades after launching her eponymous label, Tracy Reese continues to lead the charge. After taking what appeared to be a well-deserved break fro...
05:26, 06/27/2019

Beekeepers estimate the hive found in a Midland, Texas yard weighs 90 pounds and is home to thousands of bees (KWES)  If you’re driving down Princeton Avenue in Midland, Texas you might see a giant wooden box hanging about 15 feet off the ground in a tree. If you take a closer look you will notice a beehive with thousands of European honey bees buzzing...
09:26, 08/17/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey of his Polish forefathers in a documentary....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
12:39, 05/15/2019

My Europe: The cynical handling of refugees Brussels and Berlin frequently point out that refugees have human rights, but the reality in neighboring Balkan states looks different. That is cynical, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
13:39, 06/24/2019

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of i...
12:52, 05/21/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent –...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations....
05:52, 06/20/2019

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the U...
04:39, 06/20/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanmar in the......
23:39, 05/17/2019

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities....
03:26, 07/05/2019

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck...
13:26, 08/16/2019

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
14:00, 07/04/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she is appalled at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children....
13:00, 07/08/2019

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
23:39, 07/12/2019

ECJ: Refugees cannot automatically be deported after committing crimes The European Court of Justice has ruled that countries cannot deport people who would be in serious danger in their countries of origin, even if they commit crimes. However, they could lose their refugee status....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, sharing intimate details about the families he met while imploring the US to...
22:00, 05/02/2019

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcoming refugeesThe harrowing journey Nou Vang Thao took to freedom was nearly over when a boat captain ga...
10:26, 06/28/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
10:52, 05/24/2019

Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats. But what happens when asylum seekers are returned to war-torn Libya? Sally Hayden has spent months investig...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
16:26, 05/01/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge....
02:52, 05/08/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ra...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement for migrants to show gratitude to Austria....
09:26, 05/13/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount ...
02:13, 06/04/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
10:26, 07/16/2019

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down. Earlier this year, the military gave r...
13:13, 07/01/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among...
08:52, 08/08/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
11:52, 08/06/2019

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeki...
20:39, 07/01/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
21:26, 05/30/2019

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
22:13, 07/30/2019

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
18:00, 05/31/2019

UN moves 149 refugees, asylum seekers from Tripoli to Rome UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says 149 refugees and asylum seekers have been safely evacuated from the Libyan capital to Rome. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the evacuees — nearly half of them children — were moved Thursday from a U...
21:39, 05/30/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the seams with people trapped in limbo, they're taking drastic measures....
20:39, 06/22/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
22:26, 06/24/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
14:53, 04/28/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
14:53, 04/28/2019

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

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised...
11:52, 07/23/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an almost perfect spring day. The sky is milky blue and there is barely a ripple on the mirror-flat expa...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up hundreds of workers and sending many back to volatile parts of the country, raising fears of mass dep...
13:52, 07/29/2019

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measu...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Photo of Salvadoran refugees shows power of still images NEW YORK (AP) — From Bosnia to West Africa, she has witnessed tragedy. But the photo of two drowned Salvadoran refugees this week still left Corinne Dufka in shock. “It’s horrific,” Dufka, an associate director at Human Rights Watch...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
18:00, 06/17/2019

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

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
22:13, 06/18/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Beehive 'catastrophe': Half a million bees killed in Texas arsonist attack Half a million bees drowned or burned to death over the weekend in an attack at a Texas farm. Dozens of beehives were dumped out and lit on fire.        ...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including Idlib province....
20:52, 07/22/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches....
16:13, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
15:26, 05/05/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
14:39, 07/31/2019

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....
23:13, 08/13/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, United Nations aid agencies and partners launched an appeal on Friday to help meet their “dire needs"....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
22:26, 08/09/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
19:52, 04/28/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect....
09:52, 04/29/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigration concerns among some voters as they make new gains against establishment parties....
18:00, 04/30/2019

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
05:26, 08/07/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginning to reap some gains. ...
14:26, 05/05/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
05:00, 07/20/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. P...
07:13, 07/09/2019

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
23:00, 07/02/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have...
18:13, 06/07/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The compet...
21:52, 06/03/2019

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by Italy’s far-right inter...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
13:52, 06/12/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aime...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled ...
10:52, 06/26/2019

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
12:13, 06/20/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
02:00, 06/25/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murd...
17:00, 06/20/2019

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given...
16:26, 07/01/2019

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories on a portrait of themselves Continue reading......
17:00, 06/20/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
14:50, 04/28/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
22:39, 08/14/2019

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
14:52, 06/11/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
12:52, 05/22/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to state-run shelter homes, a senior police officer......
14:26, 05/08/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
00:39, 06/03/2019

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum from reaching the United States border....
21:39, 07/24/2019

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State group....
05:00, 07/31/2019

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
21:52, 07/10/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
19:39, 08/07/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
23:26, 05/03/2019

War criminals among us: Inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Sal...
00:52, 07/09/2019

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with ...
11:26, 07/02/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is conducting a remarkable experiment that could become a model for the rest of the country....
17:39, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sa...
22:39, 06/25/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
23:26, 08/14/2019

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
17:26, 07/12/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before insisting that he was not “losing hope”, thanks to the progress made by powerful grassroots movements f...
14:51, 04/28/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left h...
19:13, 06/19/2019

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) took place on 9 November 1938 – a night that Jewish homes, busine...
00:39, 07/02/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups warn of intensifying bombing raids and violence by Russian and Assad regime forces in northwestern ...
09:52, 05/02/2019

Charlie Sheen roots for ex Brooke Mueller as she seeks help: She's 'where she needs to be' "I hope she gets the help she needs," Charlie Sheen said of his ex wife, Brooke Mueller's choice to enter a trauma center.        ...
05:13, 08/10/2019

2 Somali refugees arrested in Arizona allegedly trying to board flight to Egypt to join ISIS: report The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday that two Somalians who had lived in the United States as refugees were arrested in Arizona last week before boarding a flight to Egypt where they planned to travel to join the ranks of ISIS.   ...
14:39, 07/30/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to t...
19:26, 04/29/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
01:13, 05/23/2019

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
04:26, 08/09/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
01:52, 05/02/2019

'Finding Your Roots' host Gates on Trump tweet: 'Go home? Guess what? We're all home' 'Finding Your Roots' host Henry Louis Gates Jr. rejected divisive questions about American identity: "We're all home. This is our home."        ...
01:26, 07/30/2019

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging A...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Trump Immigration Plan Offers a Ticket to the American Dream. The Poor Need Not Apply. The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor....
19:26, 08/14/2019

The 2020 BMW 330e Plug-In Hybrid Is Full Of Surprises Full disclosure: I’ve never been hugely impressed by any of the hybrids I’ve driven. I like my cars sporty, with power outputs that should make you question their legality. Neither of those characteristics have been typically found in any hybrid I ha...
19:26, 08/14/2019

Desperate for an end to almost 18-year war, US negotiating from position of weakness with Taliban PLAYING A BAD HAND: If you’re looking for a graphic depiction of what U.S. special representative Zalmay Khalilzad is up against as he tries to bring the Taliban to the peace table with the American-backed Afghan government, the living map maintained...
19:52, 08/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits A New York woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday, in the start of an expected wave of lawsuits....
19:52, 08/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate, Maxwell, others A woman who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sexual misconduct on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the financier's estate, Epstein's former associate Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed staff members who worked for Epstein in New York, according to a...
19:52, 08/14/2019

Footballer Emiliano Sala, Pilot "Exposed To Carbon Monoxide" Before Crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and the pilot flying his plane when it crashed were likely exposed to "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide, investigators announced on Wednesday....
19:52, 08/14/2019

Sperm separation technique could allow IVF gender selection Scientists have developed a new sperm separation technique which could in future allow couples having IVF to choose if they have a boy or girl before fertilisation....
20:13, 08/14/2019

New Zealand beats Japan 104-87 in FIBA World Cup warm-up Ethan Rusbatch scored 16 points Wednesday as New Zealand beat Japan 104-87 in a warm-up game ahead of the FIBA World Cup in China       ...
20:13, 08/14/2019

Four Loko teases hard seltzer with 14 percent alcohol Four Loko to White Claw: hold my beer. Four Loko, the controversial canned malt beverage, is hyping its entry into the hard seltzer market. The “drank” brand tweeted out a picture Tuesday of a new bubbly beverage called Sour Seltzer. The ...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Cheap hostels could make an NYC comeback Backpackers rejoice. There might soon be a cheap bunk bed waiting for you in New York City. After a nearly decadelong ban, a new bill could soon legalize hostels in the city. Councilman Mark Gjonaj and councilwoman Margaret Chin introduced a bill thi...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to keep elderly upright Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, a research team at Japan’s Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Philip Hammond rallies No Deal Brexit rebels and vows: we'll find means to block Boris Johnson Philip Hammond clashed bitterly with 10 Downing Street today as the former chancellor rallied rebel Tory heavyweights for a September showdown in Parliament over a no-deal Brexit....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Bus driver suspended after 'refusing to drive bus with gay pride flag on because it promoted homosexuality' A bus driver who reportedly refused to drive a double-decker bus with gay pride colours on because it "promoted homosexuality" has been suspended from work....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Semenya says she never felt supported by other women Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who has been locked in a battle over her testosterone levels with athletics authorities, said on Wednesday that she has not felt supported by other women in sport....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Zarco targets MotoGP return after KTM exit, but Moto2 "also an option" Johann Zarco says staying in MotoGP in 2020 following his KTM departure remains the "first target", but admits a return to the Moto2 class is "also an option"...
21:00, 08/14/2019

Patrick Stewart Might Be Responsible for How We All Say Data Now Pop culture can have a huge effect on society, influencing how we dress, what we eat, what we say (“hasta la vista, baby”), and even how we pronounce certain words. Brent Spiner believes the way we all say the word “data” now was directly influenced ...
21:26, 08/14/2019

‘Act with restraint’ UN human rights chief urges Hong Kong authorities and protestors, following airport disruption After two consecutive days of chaos at Hong Kong International Airport, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) Michelle Bachelet expressed her concern and condemned “any form” of violence or destruction of property and urged the demonstrat...
21:52, 08/14/2019

Meet the first girl since Mo'ne Davis to play in LLWS — Coon Rapids' Maddy Freking The most notable girl to play in the Little League World Series was Mo'ne Davis. The most recent is Maddy Freking for Coon Rapids-Andover (Minn.).       ...
21:52, 08/14/2019

Japan’s Buddhist robot preacher likened to Frankenstein’s monster A 400-year-old Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan, is using a $1 million humanoid to reach a younger generation, but foreigners are repulsed by it. The Kodaji Temple, in a partnership with the robotics team at Osaka University, unveiled “Mindar...
21:52, 08/14/2019

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regimen called BPaL, the not-for-profit said on Wednesday....
22:39, 08/14/2019

Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide in fatal plane crash Argentinian soccer star Emiliano Sala — and likely his pilot — were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide before they were killed in a plane crash, a report revealed Wednesday. The 28-year-old athlete, who had been signed to Cardiff City, had bee...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Need For Speed: Heat seems painfully uncool Need For Speed: Heat is the newest entry in EA's racing franchise, but the trailer makes it look as uncool as ever. Did you know that we "own the night"?Read More...
23:26, 08/14/2019

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
23:26, 08/14/2019

Power Stone: the Dreamcast brawler that foresaw Fortnite and Overwatch Capcom’s joyful, rule-breaking gameplay laid the groundwork for today’s multiplayer fighting games. Its producer and designer tell us how they did itFrom the very beginning, developers saw the Dreamcast console as a place to experiment. Sega set the ...
23:52, 08/14/2019

Humans are listening to some of your Skype calls and Cortana interactions Some of our worst assumptions about smart speakers, digital assistants and internet phone services are coming true, as Microsoft has admitted that both Microsoft employees and contractors may listen to your Skype calls and voice interactions with its...
23:52, 08/14/2019

MTA employee busted using work E-ZPass for Uber side gig He thought he was on E-Z street. An MTA Bridges and Tunnels employee was busted using his work E-ZPass at least 130 times — while doing a side gig as an Uber driver, the agency’s watchdog announced Wednesday. Operations maintainer Yaron Orenste...
23:52, 08/14/2019

|Beafraid!Thenewseasonof'TheTerror'willscareyou! Miki Ishikawa, who stars in 'The Terror: Infamy', told us exclusively about her role in the new season of the Sundance TV (DStv 108) drama – and what we can expect....
00:13, 08/15/2019

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine on Monday) and the early reception is generally positive. The card's primary draw isn't in its benefits, which are perfectly fine but not outstanding...
00:39, 08/15/2019

| Dobson hails Scarra Bok inclusion as 'really great story' Western Province coach John Dobson is delighted for Scarra Ntubeni after the hooker was named in the Springbok matchday 23 for a potential Test debut....
01:26, 08/15/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 1: Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? First date day, and I’ve already cheated—not that I’m a cheater, as I had to assure my date before my first day on Marco Bicego’s 22 Days nutritional plan was done, but some experiences are just too irresistible to resist. In fact, this cheat felt so...
01:52, 08/15/2019

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong Kong.       ...
01:52, 08/15/2019

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have broken the law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
02:13, 08/15/2019

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically...
02:39, 08/15/2019

Trump Says Fed Should Cut Rates as Growth Concerns Jar Markets President Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve for not cutting interest rates more aggressively after fears about a global-growth slowdown rippled through financial markets....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Federal Regulators Propose Changes to Trucker Work-Hour Rules The plan to modify rest-break requirements and other rules could save the industry money, but faces opposition from safety advocates and the Teamsters....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Six Philadelphia cops shot, police fear hostage situation Six Philadelphia police officers were shot and wounded on Wednesday in a shootout during a drug raid on a house and negotiators were urging the shooter to surrender as two officers remained trapped inside the home, police said....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Shares slump as bond markets flash warning signals not seen since 2008 crisis Shares have plunged after bond markets flashed recession warning signals not seen since the global financial crisis - following a slew of gloomy economic data....
03:00, 08/15/2019

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
03:00, 08/15/2019

FAA prohibits some Apple laptops from U.S. flights over fire risk Federal flight regulators have added certain Apple laptops to the "no fly" list of banned items on U.S. flights, because of a risk their batteries could catch fire....
03:00, 08/15/2019

High school tennis players sue over championship conflict with Sabbath A sister and brother who are star high school tennis players have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule that does not provide accommodations for them to play in Washington state championships while observing their Sabbath....
03:00, 08/15/2019

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
03:00, 08/15/2019

OnePlus CEO Pete Lau may have just confirmed the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G Recently, OnePlus has been releasing new flagship phones in the first half of the year, and an updated version of the phone in the back half of the year. It seemed possible that the release strategy would change with the addition of the Pro model thi...
03:00, 08/15/2019

More than 1 million people had their fingerprint data exposed by a huge security hole The easiest thing you can do to protect yourself after a data breach is to change the exposed password, preferably to something unique and more secure than the previous one. However, if hackers steal your actual fingerprint — mind you, not an e...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Your MacBook Pro might’ve just been banned from flights by the FAA Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fire risk. Buyers of units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 — which is obviously qui...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million ...
03:26, 08/15/2019

Trump Immigration Head Ken Cuccinelli: Statue of Liberty Poem About People ‘Coming From Europe’ A top Trump immigration official offered an edit to the iconic poem engraved on the Statue of Liberty in the wake of the Administration’s newly announced plan making it tougher for some immigrants to obtain green cards. Schoolchildren nationwid...
03:26, 08/15/2019

India floods kill more than 270, displace one million Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
03:26, 08/15/2019

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an appeal from the authorities for assistance from its European partners....
03:26, 08/15/2019

How to Explore a New Hobby Without Breaking the Bank Hobbies are fun. They can help you relax after a long day at work. They can provide a creative outlet, new skills, or sometimes even a new network of friends. But first, you have to get started. And getting started can be expensive, a slippery slope ...
03:52, 08/15/2019

WeWork warns it may have violated the Securities Act when its CEO gave interviews in May CEO Adam Neumann gave interviews to Business Insider and Axios in May, just months before WeWork's S-1 became public, which may violate the SEC's quiet period rules....
03:52, 08/15/2019

Nate Diaz smoked a CBD joint during his UFC 241 open workout, passed it to fans Nate Diaz, whose love of smoking pot is well known, had something special for his fans on Wednesday during his UFC 241 open workout.       ...
04:39, 08/15/2019

Tiger Woods looks far better at BMW Championship than he did at Northern Trust From first tee through 18th green in Wednesday’s BMW Championship pro-am at Medinah Country Club, Tiger Woods walked and played without restriction.       ...
04:39, 08/15/2019

Ryan Griffin isn’t wasting Jets chance after troubling spring Preseason games are more important to some players than others. For the established veterans, preseason games are nothing more than a nuisance, standing in the way of the real games of the regular season. Some veterans — possibly Jets running back Le...
04:39, 08/15/2019

Man dead after taco-eating contest at minor league game RESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday. Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly after arriving at a hospital, Fresn...
04:39, 08/15/2019

Carmelo Anthony playing pick-up with Nets players is just that Former Knicks star Carmelo Anthony has reportedly been working out with a host of Nets players in Los Angeles. But sources tell The Post that’s all it is, pick-up games with friends, and not a sign that Anthony is Brooklyn-bound. Anthony, who is a fr...
04:39, 08/15/2019

Soul Searching Among Hong Kong Protesters After Chaos at Airport After violent scenes on Tuesday, demonstrators promised to do better. “We apologize for our behavior but we are just too scared,” one social post read....
04:39, 08/15/2019

Thirteen U.S. states sue over new rule to limit legal immigration A coalition of 13 U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants....
04:39, 08/15/2019

Arizona baby rescued from hot car as mom shopped at Target: reports Arizona police on Tuesday arrested a mother who had left her baby in a hot car while shopping in a Target with her other children, according to reports....
05:00, 08/15/2019

Tennessee teens arrested after police find stolen guns in teddy bear Two Tennessee teenagers have been arrested after police found a large amount of drugs and four guns on Tuesday, including two that were hidden in a teddy bear, according to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department....
05:00, 08/15/2019

'Orgy Island' to airplanes, Epstein's assets are up for grabs While many questions remain about disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein's worth – how he made his money, and what happens to his assets with his death – details are emerging about his assets, and where the alleged underage sex-trafficking operation too...
05:00, 08/15/2019

What's Real? What's Not? Separating BH90210 Fact From Fiction When Fox announced BH90210, no one really quite understood what it would be. Sure, we knew that it would reunite the original, beloved stars of Beverly Hills, 90210 for a limited series......
05:26, 08/15/2019

Yolanda Hadid Dating CEO Joseph Jingoli: All the Details on Their 3-Month Romance New couple alert! Yolanda Hadid is dating Joseph Jingoli, E! News has learned. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum and her investor beau were spotted holding each other close in New......
05:26, 08/15/2019

Andy Dick says he was punched: Police arrest man in attack on the comedian After Andy Dick said he was punched outside of a nightclub, police have made an arrest on suspicion of second-degree battery and simple battery.        ...
05:53, 08/15/2019

Ashley Graham is pregnant with her first child: 'Life is about to get even better' "Surprise!" Graham and Ervin exclaimed in an Instagram video on Graham's page, as the camera panned away to reveal her growing belly.        ...
05:53, 08/15/2019

Julianne Hough gushes over 'supportive' Brooks Laich after revealing she's 'not straight' "The reason why our relationship works is because we're completely raw and open and exposed," Julianne Hough said of her marriage to Brooks Laich.        ...
05:53, 08/15/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues companion Ghislaine Maxwell as alleged enabler Under a new Child Victims Act, a Jeffrey Epstein accuser is suing his estate and a longtime associate, Ghislaine Maxwell, and other staffers.        ...
06:13, 08/15/2019

The Hazards of Joining WeWork's Community Increasing losses, murky financial metrics and touchy-feely sales pitches are hallmarks of the recent IPO boom. WeWork brings them together in one offering....
06:13, 08/15/2019

‘Callum Smith is a harder fight than Golovkin or Canelo’ Billy Joe Saunders compares Callum Smith to Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez The post ‘Callum Smith is a harder fight than Golovkin or Canelo’ appeared first on Boxing News....
06:39, 08/15/2019

Rollover crash causes significant delays on northwest side TUCSON – A rollover restricted a northwest side intersection Wednesday afternoon. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the crash occurred near Rancho Vistoso Boulevard and Oracle Road. Authorities have not released the severity of the injur...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens Olympic test event British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday....
07:00, 08/15/2019

Review: ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ is lousy Linklater Richard Linklater directed this? Yes, the same person who brought us “Boyhood,” “Before Sunrise” and “Everybody Wants Some!!” has turned “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” — Maria Semple’s popular, funny, satirical novel — into comm...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
07:26, 08/15/2019

House GOP leaders condemn Steve King for 'appalling' rape comments Embattled Rep. Steve King on Wednesday said the human population might not exist if not for rape and incest, drawing scorn — and renewed calls to resign — from scores of Democrats and some in his own party. The Iowa Republican, who was speaking at a...
07:26, 08/15/2019

Alan Dershowitz mock trial on child trafficking in the Bible canceled after Epstein suicide The cancellation comes less than a week after Jeffrey Epstein, Alan Dershowitz's former client, died of an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in a New York jail....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Opinion: Football needs more women like Stephanie Frappart Football, a man's game? For decades people said it. But women have been helping to shape the sport for ages. Now, Joscha Weber argues, it's time for this to become more apparent with people like Stephanie Frappart....
07:26, 08/15/2019

UK launches controversial chicken shop campaign to combat knife crime The British Home Office has launched a campaign to combat the UK's rising rates of knife crime using promotional material in fast-food shops. A backlash has ensued on social media amid suggestions of racial stereotyping....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
07:26, 08/15/2019

Worries on the horizon for Angela Merkel From climate change and trembling spells to a trembling government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces many challenges as she returns to office post-vacation....
07:26, 08/15/2019

The Sacred and Ancient Legacy of our Feathered Friends Although lions, tigers and other ferocious man-eaters were hunted and subsequently ritualized by shamans who attempted to internalize the energy of these different animals ...
07:26, 08/15/2019

Hittin' season: Harper, Phils pound Cubs in Manuel's return J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return home       ...
07:52, 08/15/2019

Yankees and Aaron Judge aren’t panicking over slugger’s slump Aaron Judge noted that the Yankees keep winning despite his lack of production at the plate. Aaron Boone called it “a tough couple of weeks.” For now, the Yankees can get away with shrugging off Judge’s uncharacteristic struggles, but at some point, ...
07:52, 08/15/2019

Twitter Will Eventually Address Edit Button Demand, Product Lead Says Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour at a press event suggested that users might get a dedicated feature to address user needs like correcting a typo or clarifying their message, but not exactly the......
08:13, 08/15/2019

The first trailer for 'Little Women' is here, starring Saoirse Ronan and Meryl Streep The trailer for Greta Gerwig's "Little Women" is finally here starring Saoirse Ronan as the book's heroine Jo and Timothée Chalamet as Laurie.        ...
08:13, 08/15/2019

Chevrolet Is Betting Its EV Future On This Electric Compact Crossover As part of a declaration of intent to the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Chevrolet released these images of the Menlo model ahead of its official unveiling early next month. Menlo is the Chinese-market name for the Bolt-base...
09:00, 08/15/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exaggerate their technical capabilities to get fundin...
09:26, 08/15/2019

UFC star Nate Diaz lights up joint during open workout Nate Diaz gonna Nate Diaz. The controversial UFC star sparked up a joint — in a room full of reporters — before doing some light boxing on Wednesday during an open workout session. Diaz, 34, later clarified that he was smoking a CBD joint...
09:52, 08/15/2019

Trump suggests 'personal meeting' with China's Xi on Hong Kong protests President Trump in a tweet Wednesday evening suggested a “personal meeting” with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid tensions in Hong Kong and fears that an escalating trade war could trigger a global recession....
09:52, 08/15/2019

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he s...
09:52, 08/15/2019

Just Pitiful: An ‘Emotional’ R. Kelly Faces New Civil Suit as He Sits in Solitary Awaiting Trial on Fed Sex Charges Tsk tsk tsk. It’s a sorry state of affairs for R. Kelly as he awaits trial in multiple jurisdictions on state and federal charges he sexually abused women and girls....
09:52, 08/15/2019

How to use Robocopy to back up all your data in Windows 10: Commands and examples If you're looking for a little extra peace of mind, double down on your data backups. This simple Robocopy script leverages a few useful switches to make the task convenient and efficient....
10:13, 08/15/2019

Thousands attend memorial for El Paso shooting victims Thousands of people streamed into the baseball stadium in downtown El Paso with a capacity of 10,000. With some sections blocked off it could hold 8,000 people Wednesday....
10:39, 08/15/2019

Fate of India-Pak Davis Cup tie to be decided after Monday The All India Tennis Association will discuss its concerns over next month's Davis Cup tie between India and Pakistan with security advisers from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Monday, AITA General Secretary Hironmoy Chatterjee has said...
10:39, 08/15/2019

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as storm makes landfall on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa made landfall, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than half a million people to evacuate....
11:00, 08/15/2019

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young, first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentar...
11:26, 08/15/2019

Spectacular Bamboo Treehouse In Jungle Is Every Instagrammer's Dream Tucked away in the lush jungles of Indonesia is a treehouse that is every Instagrammer's dream. Crafted entirely out of locally-grown Asper bamboo, the Aura House sits on top of the Ayung River Gorge......
11:26, 08/15/2019

Iraq's burning problem: the strange fires destroying crops and livelihoods Fires in northern Iraq have reduced a potentially bumper harvest to ashes. The government blames mischance – but is something more sinister afoot? Plumes of smoke shroud the summer sky of Iraq’s northern plains, creating an ominous veil of grey. Fire...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Stacey Abrams is fighting voter suppression – but how widespread is it? Ten states – all with Republican-controlled legislatures – have strict voter ID laws in placeThe former lawmaker Stacey Abrams – who energized Democrats in Georgia with her near-miss run for governor there – said this week that she would not enter th...
11:52, 08/15/2019

The rain in Spain: how an ancient Arabic technique saves Alicante from floods To protect itself from destructive flooding, the city has built a park designed to store and recycle rainwater In Alicante it never rains but it pours. The city in southeast Spain goes without rain for months on end, but when it comes it’s torrential...
11:52, 08/15/2019

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
12:13, 08/15/2019

Tokyo Opens An Amusement Area Dedicated To...Bubble Tea Right now, Japan is going through a bubble tea boom. The beverage is so popular that a bubble tea amusement park called Tokyo Tapioca Land recently opened. Shame it looks kind of depressing....
12:13, 08/15/2019

Developer Fumes About Keyseller G2A, But Admits He Was Wrong About $300,000 Complaint On Monday, game developer Charlie Cleveland, who founded Subnautica and Natural Selection publisher Unknown Worlds, told sketchy game reseller G2A that they owe him a fat chunk of money—$300,000 to be exact—over stolen keys for Natural Selection 2. T...
12:13, 08/15/2019

| WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino won't freeze out players with uncertain futures Mauricio Pochettino has assured his Tottenham squad that he will not make selection decisions based on their contract situations for the rest of this month....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Amazon faces online backlash in China for T-shirts with Hong Kong democracy slogans Chinese social media users directed their fury at online retailer Amazon.com on Thursday, after discovering T-shirts on its website sporting slogans that support anti-government protesters in Hong Kong....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Vision Fund makes $110 million bet on renewable energy storage Softbank Group's Vision Fund has made its first foray into energy storage technology with a $110 million investment in Switzerland-based Energy Vault....
12:39, 08/15/2019

Football transfer rumours: Modric to PSG? Matuidi to Monaco? Today’s fluff is standing byAnother day, another PSG-powered Mill. With Paris Saint-Germain increasingly resigned to Neymar’s failure to fit into their world domination enterprise, the French champions are casting their net ever wider for possible ne...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Officer appears to draw weapon after protesters beat him Video taken by the Wall Street Journal's Mike Bird appears to show an officer pull a weapon on protesters who were assaulting him during demonstrations at Hong Kong's international airport....
13:00, 08/15/2019

|ChinasignalsUStariffdelaynotenoughtostopretaliation China called planned US tariffs on an additional $300 billion in Chinese goods a violation of accords reached by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, signaling an American move earlier this week to delay some of those levies was not enough to stav...
14:13, 08/15/2019

The Desperate Housewives Creator Revealed the Secret to His Female Characters and It'll Bring a Tear to Your Eye Marc Cherry has made a career out of writing women--and writing them well. The creator of CBS All Access' Why Women Kill made waves with his primetime soap Desperate Housewives and......
15:52, 08/15/2019

You Won't Believe the Sex and the City Prop Whitney Cummings Has in Her Closet Who wouldn't want a Carrie Bradshaw keepsake? Whitney Cummings revealed the special prop she has from the Sex and the City set on Wednesday's episode of Watch What Happens Live......
15:52, 08/15/2019

After criticism over lack of warnings, California's earthquake alert app gets an upgrade The first smartphone app in the country designed to alert the public before an earthquake has lowered the warning threshold across Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says....
16:13, 08/15/2019

German banks are in a much worse position than the rest of Europe, Citi analyst says German lenders are in a uniquely dangerous position compared to their European counterparts, according to Ronit Ghose, global head of banks research at Citi....
16:13, 08/15/2019

Wolff wary of radical F1 format change like cutting Friday practice Toto Wolff believes the DTM's experiment with shorter race weekends is a warning against a "radical" change to Formula 1's schedule like cutting out Friday practice...
16:13, 08/15/2019

George Takei on His Own Experiences in an Internment Camp and New Show The Terror: Infamy George Takei tells TIME about living in a Japanese-American internment camp as a child and what inspired his new show, ‘The Terror: Infamy.’ You were in Japanese-American internment camps from ages 5 to 8. What was that like? We were plun...
17:52, 08/15/2019

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
17:52, 08/15/2019

'Intensive blood pressure management' may preserve brain health Intensively controlling blood pressure can improve brain health and reduce the likelihood of developing mild cognitive impairment, new research finds....
18:13, 08/15/2019

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
19:00, 08/15/2019

The Family: inside the sinister sect that has infected western democracy A disturbing new Netflix documentary shows how a right-wing Christian organisation has for decades secretly swayed US politics ... all the way to the topA clandestine religious sect secretly controls the US government! In an age when we are all grasp...
19:00, 08/15/2019

UK airport strike dates: How will passengers be affected at Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick? All you need to know Families embarking on their holidays have been hit with a wave of uncertainty this summer, as a number of strikes have been announced at airports across the UK....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Donald Trump suggests one-to-one with Xi Jinping to resolve Hong Kong crisis President Donald Trump today suggested holding a "personal meeting" with his Chinese counterpart to discuss mass protests in Hong Kong and urged him to "quickly and humanely" end the crisis....
19:00, 08/15/2019

23 injured as Russian plane crash lands in field after hitting flock of birds A passenger jet made an emergency landing in a field outside of one of Moscow's airports after colliding with a flock of birds, Russian officials said....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Philadelphia mayor calls for gun control action after officers injured in standoff Jim Kenney urged state and federal government to stand up to NRA or ‘then let us police ourselves’The mayor of Philadelphia has joined a growing chorus of calls for America to take action on gun control after a dramatic shooting incident in which six...
19:26, 08/15/2019

American unions have been decimated. No wonder inequality is booming | Steven Greenhouse Something urgent needs to be done to give America’s workers more say in our politics so that their voices are not dwarfed by billionaires, writes Steve GreenhouseCongress hasn’t raised the minimum wage in a decade, the longest stretch without such an...
19:26, 08/15/2019

How much you'll need to invest each month to retire with $2 million at age 20, 30, 40 and beyond Want to retire with $2 million? How much you'll need to save every month depends on your age. Whether you're 20 or 50, here's how to do it....
19:52, 08/15/2019

Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith Edition Bids Farewell With Just 50 Units To Be Produced Legendary British auto marque Rolls-Royce has pulled the wraps off the super exclusive Ghost Zenith Edition. The new collector's edition of the Rolls-Royce Ghost is restricted to just 50 examples and......
20:13, 08/15/2019

Israel bars entry to outspoken US congresswomen Israel says it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement...
20:39, 08/15/2019

China Will Not "Sit And Watch" If Hong Kong Protests Worsen, Says Envoy China will not "sit by and watch" and is ready to "quell the unrest swiftly" if the crisis in Hong Kong becomes "uncontrollable", China's ambassador to London said on Thursday....
20:39, 08/15/2019

Jailed Saudi Activist Told To Deny Torture In Release Deal, Says Family Loujain al-Hathloul, an imprisoned women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia, refused an offer of freedom in exchange for recording a videotaped statement testifying that she had not been tortured, her......
20:39, 08/15/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls Israeli move to block her visit an 'insult to democratic values' U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar said on Thursday that Israel's decision to block her visit to the country was an "insult to democratic values" and was unsurprising given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's resistance to peace efforts....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Arsenal’s Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac ready to play after security concerns • Both players ‘100%’ mentally ready for Burnley home game• Pair missed Newcastle win after carjacking attemptUnai Emery is confident Mesut Özil and Sead Kolasinac will be mentally ready to return for Arsenal’s Premier League game against Burnley on ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

England’s Lucy Bronze in final three for Uefa Women’s Player of the Year • Ada Hegerberg and Amandine Henry also in the running• Bronze was key figure in England run to World Cup semi-finalsThe England right-back Lucy Bronze has been named alongside her Lyon teammates Ada Hegerberg and Amandine Henry for the 2018-19 Uefa ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

A's add RHP Harvey on minor league deal With their battle for an American League playoff spot in full force despite a short-handed rotation for much of this season, the Oakland A's agreed on a minor league contract with veteran right-hander Matt Harvey....
21:00, 08/15/2019

S&P 500 Index: Clear Signs of an "Ebbing Ebullience" Investor psychology drives stock market prices. So, it pays to study sentiment measures. This chart shows two sentiment measures that warned of the current stock market sell-off in early July....
21:52, 08/15/2019

Southwest adding new $99 Hawaii flights in January: Sacramento-Honolulu, Oakland-Kona Tickets for Southwest's new Hawaii flights, including nonstop service from California to the Big Island, go on sale Thursday for as low as $99.       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Mount Everest climbers may have to prove experience, insurance to get permit from Nepal After 11 people died on Mt. Everest this spring, Nepal may require climbers to prove they have mountaineering experience and support to get a permit.       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

'I thought we were the unlucky ones': the experimental treatment that inspired a murder mystery Angie Kim’s debut Miracle Creek is a dissection of US healthcare and immigration, wrapped in a courtroom thriller. She talks about her son’s medical crisis, ‘goose fathers’ and Trump’s slursTwice a day, every day for almost a month, Angie Kim and her...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Getting Drunk In GTA Online's Casino Unlocks A New Secret Mission The recently added casino in Grand Theft Auto Online has become a popular spot for players and has led to GTA Online reaching its highest number of active players since launch. But while the slot machines and card games are a big draw, there is a sec...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Being Impatient In Outer Wilds Wasted More Time Than Simply Waiting I have not beaten Outer Wilds yet. One reason I still haven’t is that I wasted hours trying to land my ship on the Black Hole Forge instead of just using the Ash Twin teleporter to get there. I thought I was saving myself time by taking this “shortcu...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
21:52, 08/15/2019

AOC says Dov Hikind can’t sue her over ‘personal’ Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says ex-Assemblyman Dov Hikind’s lawsuit against her for blocking him on Twitter is bogus because the account in question is “personal,” new court papers reveal. Through her lawyer, the freshman congresswoman told a judg...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Matt DiBenedetto out at Leavine after this NASCAR season Matt DiBenedetto has been told by Leavine Family Racing he will not be brought back for a second season with the team in 2020       ...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Sisters Found Murdered In Chandigarh Residence, Motive Unknown Two sisters were found murdered at their rented residence in Chandigarh on Thursday afternoon. Police said a few suspects have been identified, and efforts were on to bring them in for questioning....
21:52, 08/15/2019

Meghalaya Chief Minister Praises Supreme Court Verdict On Coal Mining Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday praised as "people's victory" the Supreme Court directive to lift the National Green Tribunal ban on coal mining and said the verdict has upheld......
21:52, 08/15/2019

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense so as to ensure the continued viability of the NATO alliance....
22:13, 08/15/2019

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict-of-interest case....
22:13, 08/15/2019

R. Kelly a no-show in Chicago court after 'refusing transport' Singer R. Kelly, who faces charges of sex trafficking in New York and Illinois, was a no-show in Chicago court Thursday after prosecutors said he "refused transport" from jail....
22:13, 08/15/2019

How much does it cost to get your kid into college? It could be a whole lot Parents wanting to get their kids into college may end up paying a lot for tutors, sports and music lessons, but there are shortcuts       ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

Bro bling? Tiffany introduces men's jewelry collection Tiffany & Co. is launching its first comprehensive jewelry collection for men in October as it seeks to diversify its traditional customer base.       ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

Lil Nas X was worried coming out as gay would alienate 'Old Town Road' fans "Old Town Road" rapper Lil Nas X made waves when he announced he was gay. But first he worried about how coming out might affect his country fan base.        ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

Country singer Hunter Hayes to drop 'Wild Blue,' surprise album of heartbreak, turbulence Hunter Hayes surprised fans, revealing new album 'Wild Blue' is set to come out Friday. The 10-song album is Hayes' first in three years.        ...
22:39, 08/15/2019

US Marine honored posthumously in Massachusetts for heroics at Guadalcanal A U.S. Marine who was killed during the Battle of Guadalcanal while trying to drag an injured service member out of the line of fire has received the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty....
23:00, 08/15/2019

10 movies you absolutely, positively must see this fall (from 'It 2' to 'Joker') Clowns, strippers and Will Smith, oh, my! From Stephen King horror sequel 'It 2' to Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker,' these are fall's 10 must-see films.        ...
23:26, 08/15/2019

Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler's Italian Getaway Is What Summer Dreams Are Made Of Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler went on the ultimate summer vacation! The Second Act star and the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actor just took a trip to Italy--and the pictures are......
23:52, 08/15/2019

"Hollywood Ripper" Found Guilty of Murder After Ashton Kutcher Testimony Accused serial killer Michael Gargiulo, aka "Hollywood Ripper," has been found guilty of the murder of two women, including one who was dating Ashton Kutcher at the time, and the attempted......
23:52, 08/15/2019

'Not the GE I know' — board member Leslie Seidman responds to Markopolos' fraud accusations Seidman, a General Electric board director and chair of its audit committee, told CNBC on Thursday that Harry Markopolos' report is "full of misleading, inaccurate and inflammatory statements."...
23:52, 08/15/2019

Israel denies entry to Reps. Omar and Tlaib hours after Trump’s push for a ban After a tweeted intervention by the president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reversed himself Thursday and prohibited the Democrats’ visit....
00:13, 08/16/2019

Poland marks Armed Forces holiday with military parade Poland has celebrated its Armed Forces national holiday with a parade that included more than 2,600 soldiers and a flyover by American F-15 fighter jets...
00:13, 08/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios continues feud with chair umpire, smashes two rackets in hallway, is fined $113,000 Fiery tennis player Nick Kyrgios had several choice words for chair umpire Fergus Murphy, who has drawn Kyrgios' ire before.       ...
00:39, 08/16/2019

Rangers to face Legia Warsaw for place in Europa League group stage • Steven Gerrard’s side complete win over FC Midtjylland• Aberdeen knocked out; Celtic to meet AIK of StockholmSteven Gerrard’s warning to his Rangers side not to take Europa League opponents FC Midtjylland lightly was heeded, with the Scottish side ...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Bungie says current Destiny 2 development is “unsustainable” The arrow is aimed at a culture of overwork. Bungie says it is taking steps "to keep our teams healthier" following a year of Destiny 2 content development that "was starting to wear people down." That messaging comes from Bungie Creative Director...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Aiming for Diversity: Meet the Organization Giving Black and Brown Communities a Shot at Archery The Black and Latino Archery Association (BLAA) is one of the few archery organizations geared toward promoting the sport to black and Latinx neighborhoods, where there is usually a lack of exposure to the sport. It also provides a place where people...
01:52, 08/16/2019

Trump, banking on strong economy to win reelection, frets over a possible downturn Administration officials are not actively planning for a recession because they do not believe one will occur, and they are worry that making such plans would validate a negative narrative about the economy and precipitate a crash, according to peopl...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Troian Bellisario and Zoe Chao on finding themselves in Where'd You Go, Bernadette Though the star of Where’d You Go, Bernadette is undoubtedly Cate Blanchett—she plays the titular Bernadette, after all—the actress is joined by a really stellar supporting cast, including everyone from Kristen Wiig to a number of baby penguins. Zoe ...
02:13, 08/16/2019

The criminally underseen Mr. Mercedes gets a suspenseful third season trailer If you’re not watching the Audience Network’s Mr. Mercedes, it’s probably because you have no idea what the hell the Audience Network is. It’s worth sussing out, though, as David E. Kelley’s adaptation of Stephen King’s not-so-great Mr. Mercedes tril...
02:13, 08/16/2019

It's time we returned to this Pizza Hut ad starring none other than Mikahil Gorbachev The Cold War involved many periods of terrifying nuclear brinkmanship and proxy wars that raged throughout the world, taking unnecessary lives and destabilizing nations all over the globe with imperialist meddling. All of this could have been avoided...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Packers to sit Rodgers as 'precautionary' move Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will not play in Thursday night's preseason game against the Ravens because of back tightness, the team announced, calling the move "precautionary."...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Americans can’t afford vacation anymore Real-world fun is out of their price range. An online survey of 2,504 adults has found that 68 percent of Americans skipped a recreational activity in the last year because it would hit their wallets too hard. Commissioned by personal finance website...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Epic's latest store update brings cloud saves to more games Epic has rolled out cloud save support for a slew of new titles in its store. The latest update has the feature included for 17 different games, including World War Z and Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter. The game developer began expanding ...
02:39, 08/16/2019

FCC proposes '988' for quick access to national suicide prevention line The FCC wants accessing a national suicide prevention line to be as simple as dialing 988. In a report sent to Congress today, staff members recommend that the FCC designate 988 as the 3-digit dialing code for a nationwide suicide prevention and ment...
02:39, 08/16/2019

Maguire rejected colossal City contract to join United - Paper Round "Harry Maguire turned down £278,000 a week at Manchester City to join their rivals, Alexis Sanchez\u0027s massive contract is revealed, Adrian turned down an improved deal at West Ham and Jack Butland wants a European move. It\u0027s Friday\u0027s Pa...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Social media has become a battleground in Hong Kong's protests Hong Kong protesters' social media use demonstrates an increased understanding of cybersecurity and how to effectively communicate with the medium....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Dozens Of US Teens Hospitalised With Lung Disease After Vaping US health officials are investigating the cases of dozens of people, mainly teens, who were hospitalized with severe lung injuries in recent weeks after vaping, though the precise cause of their......
03:26, 08/16/2019

| Currie Cup preview: Down to the wire The trials and tribulations of being a Currie Cup Premier Division coach will be highlighted in dramatic fashion this weekend in Round 6 of the competition....
03:26, 08/16/2019

Trump has 'repeatedly expressed interest' in buying Greenland for the US Associated Press President Donald Trump is interested in buying Greenland for the US, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, is in an important geopolitical territory and the site of the U...
03:52, 08/16/2019

Disneyland Haunted Mansion 50th anniversary merchandise — what to buy Sunny Chanel / Business Insider The Haunted Mansion just turned 50. Disney released over 200 items to celebrate this milestone. One of the most beloved amusement park rides in the entire world, the Haunted Mansion has a cult-like following. During ...
03:52, 08/16/2019

The companies disrupting the payments industry in major markets through digital This is a preview of the Global Payments Landscape report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Noncash payments are on the rise worldwide. As new players emerge to capitalize on consumer appetite for di...
03:52, 08/16/2019

Oil gains after strong US retail sales help ease recession worries Crude oil prices rose on Friday after two days of declines, buoyed following data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales helped ease some concerns about a recession in the world's biggest economy....
05:00, 08/16/2019

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
05:26, 08/16/2019

2 victims in Dayton hit by police bullets; shooter had drugs in system The Dayton shooter had cocaine, alcohol, and Xanax in his system, according to Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger.        ...
05:26, 08/16/2019

Teens charged after homeowner shoots 14-year-old An Illinois homeowner shot a 14-year-old during a burglary attempt, but the five teens with the 14-year-old are being charged with his murder.        ...
05:26, 08/16/2019

Public begs NYPD to do something ‘drastic’ amid tide of suicides The NYPD and the city must act swiftly to stem the tide of officer suicides, Queens neighbors of the latest victim, Robert Echeverria, said Thursday. “It’s frightening. The Police Department needs to do something drastic,” said Juanita Bello, 71, who...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Medicaid bungle cost state $102 million over 4 years An audit by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli found New York’s Medicaid program duplicated payments to the tune of $102.1 million over four years. Auditors found that between 2014 and 2018, the state Department of Health made payments for managed-care p...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Philly gunman made highly unusual conference call during standoff Philadelphia gunman Maurice Hill spoke to the city’s police commissioner and district attorney by phone on Wednesday night while he was barricaded inside his house after shooting six cops with an AK-15 military-style rifle, a report said. “He was con...
05:52, 08/16/2019

US attorney in Philadelphia blames DA for cop-jeering mob The US attorney in Philadelphia is blaming the city’s left-leaning new district attorney for the jeering mob that taunted cops during a gunman’s wild shootout that left six officers injured Wednesday. DA Larry Krasner has championed a ...
05:52, 08/16/2019

AIPAC opposes decision to ban Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib from entering Israel A prominent pro-Israel lobbying group in the US broke ranks with the Jewish state — and President Trump — by opposing its decision to ban Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. “We disagree with Reps. Omar and Tlaib’s support for the anti-Is...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Disney+ Guide: What to Expect From Marvel, Star Wars and More The rumors are true: Marvel TV shows are coming. Star Wars TV shows are coming. Disney+ is coming. The Mouse House officially announced its new streaming platform, Disney+, and all of its......
05:52, 08/16/2019

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival....
06:13, 08/16/2019

Hackers Subvert Security Checks Like the Browser Padlock Recent attacks have shown that cybercriminals have co-opted techniques and tools that people commonly use to distinguish real communications and websites from fake ones, such as the padlock in a browser window....
06:13, 08/16/2019

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper drops out of 2020 presidential race as he mulls Senate run Colorado Democrats have been urging Hickenlooper to join the state's U.S. Senate race, where Democrats are attempting to unseat Republican incumbent Cory Gardner....
06:39, 08/16/2019

Apple’s new iOS 13 beta software just revealed the iPhone 11’s exact launch date Remember when the biggest iPhone leaks came from Apple’s supply chain? Well, in an odd turn of events, some of the biggest iPhone leaks over the past few years have come directly from Apple. Case in point: the recent beta of iOS 13 strongly sug...
06:39, 08/16/2019

Apple just released iOS 13 beta 7 The rapid-fire pace of developer beta releases continues this week, as Apple rolled out iOS 13 beta 7 and iPadOS 13 beta 7 on Thursday. It’s been just over a week since beta 6 arrived, which means we don’t expect any major changes, but th...
06:39, 08/16/2019

PS4’s new Dualshock colors include a ‘Rose Gold’ that’s totally just pink Sony today revealed it was adding new Dualshock 4 colors to an already-long list, including a color I’m pretty sure they’re trying to pass off as Rose Gold. Sony revealed the new batch of colors in the PlayStation blog today. For the most part, the c...
06:39, 08/16/2019

A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances Seven-time champion Roger Federer was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in little over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced at the Western & Southern Open. Novak Djokovic moved into the quarterf...
07:00, 08/16/2019

CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after factors, including the demand for carbon fiber, failed to match expectations....
07:26, 08/16/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spri...
07:52, 08/16/2019

Ronald Acuña Jr. Gives Gravity The Middle Finger, Robs Home Run Ronald Acuña Jr. has been an absolute stud for the Braves as of late, and even when his team hasn’t been performing to the best of their abilities, he still finds a way to remind the folks at home just how much better he is compared to the bums aroun...
08:13, 08/16/2019

What Is The Best Swimming Stroke? If you can get away with it, you should bail on work right now and head to your local beach, blasting this beach-forward Deadcast on your stereo or in your headphones as you do so. What’s your boss going to do about it? Fire you? Quite possibly, but ...
08:13, 08/16/2019