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Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation'

The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” e...

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation'

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Selena Gomez just said social media has been terrible for young people Selena Gomez is voicing her concern about the "terrible" effect that social media has had on her generation, and says she advocates taking breaks from the platforms....
23:13, 05/15/2019

Why Selena Gomez Is Cautious on Social Media Selena Gomez is opening up about the dark side of social media as she inches back into the spotlight. The 26-year-old singer and actress has become more private in recent years as she......
17:26, 05/15/2019

Singer Selena Gomez laments dangers of social media at Cannes U.S. pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has taken aim at social media platforms and their detrimental effect on young people, saying they could be dangerous and contribute to a world of disinformation and bullying....
05:52, 05/16/2019

A Holocaust Story for the Social Media Generation Eva Heyman kept a diary until she was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. An Instagram version of her story goes live this week, but some Israelis say it trivializes the Holocaust....
20:39, 04/30/2019

Carpet: Oprah, Selena Gomez attend THR empowerment gala Oprah was honored at The Hollywood Reporter's Empowerment in Entertainment Gala, where Selena Gomez, Kumail Nanjiana, Alicia Keys and Don Lemon spoke.        ...
05:39, 05/01/2019

Tilda Swinton, Selena Gomez swap zombies for Cannes red carpet Pop royalty mingled with screen stars at Cannes on Tuesday, with the eclectic cast of zombie movie "The Dead Don't Die" leading the glamor on the red carpet as the film festival got underway on the French Riviera....
06:13, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez, Amber Heard kick off the glamour at Cannes Film Festival The stars are heading to the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
04:52, 05/16/2019

Selena Gomez And Bill Murray Are The Ultimate Red-Carpet Double Act At Cannes 2019 Gomez donned a matching Louis Vuitton bustier and floor-length skirt paired with an art-deco collar of Bulgari diamonds, but her co-star was still her best accessory...
14:39, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez unveils bikini designed to hide kidney transplant scar Singer and actress Selena Gomez said she's designed a bathing suit that would cover kidney transplant scars -- including her own -- as a part of a new swimwear brand started by close friend Theresa Mingus....
08:52, 05/02/2019

Selena Gomez, Julianne Moore kick off the glamour at Cannes Film Festival The stars are heading to the South of France for the glamorous Cannes International Film Festival, which runs May 14 to May 25.        ...
00:52, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez Goes Ultra-Glam For Her 2019 Cannes Film Festival Debut Selena Gomez is back in the spotlight, and she's shining brighter and better than ever. On Tuesday, the 26-year-old actress made her first-ever appearance at the 2019 Cannes Film......
00:00, 05/15/2019

Selena Gomez Kicks Off 2019 Cannes Film Festival With Effortless Style France is about to get even more star-studded this week! In case you didn't already guess, it's time for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival and Hollywood's biggest stars are......
02:13, 05/14/2019

Selena Gomez Jokes She and Bill Murray Are ''Getting Married'' After Viral Cannes Film Festival Photos Selena Gomez is most certainly enjoying her time at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, where she made her red carpet debut at the fête on Tuesday. The 26-year-old actress and her co-star Bill......
01:26, 05/17/2019

‘Once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will be squandered, warns Guterres, unless social, economic, environmental challenges are met Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will not be met....
17:26, 04/28/2019

The top social media dos and don’ts for recruiters It seems like the world is getting more social all the time: social media boasts nearly 3.2 billion users worldwide, representing a 13 percent increase year-over-year, with Facebook, YouTube, and WhatsApp leading the charge in terms of user bases. Co...
12:13, 04/29/2019

Nature is blooming on social media, but not in the wild A stroll through the woods is instantly mirrored by a scroll through social mediaIt’s bluebell season and the dandelions are full. The woods near my house are dense with the last wild garlic. Tulips in the garden are blousy and drunken, and nature is...
11:39, 05/12/2019

Sri Lanka’s President Lifts Ban on Social Media The social media ban in the wake of the Easter attacks reflected global concern about the role the networks play in spreading hate speech and inciting communal violence....
11:26, 04/30/2019

Reynolds, With an Eye on Juul, Wades Into Social Media Cigarettes maker Reynolds American will start marketing its Vuse e-cigarettes on Facebook and Instagram, seeking to regain market share lost to upstart Juul Labs....
15:00, 05/15/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications team....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
19:52, 05/16/2019

Leicester's Choudhury fined for social media comments "Leicester City\u0027s England under-21 midfielder Hamza Choudhury has been fined £5,000 by the FA for historical comments made on social media that included racial references."...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Over 900 Posts Taken Down From Social Media Platforms During 2019 Polls Social media platforms-- including Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp-- removed a total of 909 posts during the Lok Sabha election, following directions from the Election Commission....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Pakistan's ISI Snoops On Its Own Citizens In Bid To Control Social Media Pakistan's government and its spy agency ISI have started snooping on its own people. Threats, arrests, blocked accounts and restricted posts -- Big Brother is watching more closely than ever across......
13:00, 05/11/2019

Britons less trusting of social media than other major nations Majority in UK favour stronger regulation of tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter Britons trust social media platforms less than any other major nation and favour stronger regulation of Silicon Valley’s technology companies, according to a sur...
07:52, 05/03/2019

Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a small country like Canada....
17:52, 05/12/2019

HTC's social media presence is as quiet as its new smartphone pipeline There are few signs that HTC might be turning around. As we told you earlier this month, the company that has seen its revenues shrink more than a spinach leaf in a hot pan saw its revenues soar by 110% from February to March. On a year-to-year basis...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Social media summit: Will it produce real results? Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content....
21:13, 04/29/2019

Trump attacks social media companies after Facebook bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump is criticizing social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures. Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, declared that he would “monitor the ce...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Ban On Social Media, Security Remains Tight The Sri Lankan government has lifted a ban on social media platforms intended to stop the spread of rumours after the Easter Sunday bombings, a source from the president's office said on Tuesday....
11:39, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sign of security easing even as a Cabinet minister said he and others had received intelligence that th...
20:39, 04/30/2019

Facebook Joins Research on Social Media Impact on Elections Facebook began the research initiative last year after revelations of foreign influence campaigns on the 2016 US election and the Brexit vote in Britain....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Facebook To Fund Research On Social Media Impact On Elections Facebook announced Monday its first research grants to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms....
03:26, 04/30/2019

Trump blasts social media double standard in tweetstorm President Trump wants the New York Times, CNN, and others to be held to the same standard as conservative figures who have been banned from Facebook and Twitter....
20:13, 05/04/2019

France Steps Up Tech Scrutiny With Social-Media Policing France plans to give regulators powers to audit and fine large social-media companies if they don’t remove hateful content—ratcheting up global oversight of Silicon Valley....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombings on Easter Sunday left more than 250 people dead. According to the New York Times, the government ...
18:39, 04/30/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
06:00, 05/06/2019

Children's social media use has ‘trivial’ effect on happiness – study Oxford researchers say parents should talk to their children about their experiencesTime spent on social media has only a “trivial” impact on life satisfaction among adolescents, say researchers.The team behind a new study say time spent on social me...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
02:39, 05/01/2019

Social media superstars share their jewelry shopping advice Levi Higgs As the archivist and social media manager for David Webb New York, Higgs upholds the legacy of glorious, important ornaments. Instagram followers: 59,000 Formative jewelry memory: Seeing the Fabergé eggs at the Vatican Museums in Rome. I r...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Lexi Thompson breaks from social media after golf with Trump LPGA star Lexi Thompson said she is taking a break from social media after receiving "hurtful" comments following a round of golf with President Donald Trump and talk-show host Rush Limbaugh....
00:26, 05/01/2019

From Veterans To First-Timers, Delhi Candidates Bank On Social Media From highlighting poll manifesto to attacking opponents, social media is being used widely by candidates from all three major political parties in the fray in the election as much as to achieve......
17:13, 05/09/2019

Florida man who tried to pawn his baby off, claims it was a social media prank 43 year-old Brian Slocum entered the shop carrying his infant son into a local pawn shop and asking the pawn shop owner if he could pawn his baby.        ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike, ignites social media Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melrose Place̶...
23:13, 05/11/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
16:13, 04/28/2019

Social media, self-harm and suicide. How can parents help kids help a friend? When my daughter's friend posted about self-harm online, I felt a bit helpless. I knew to report the post, but to whom and how quickly? I also wanted to help my own child process this....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Mr. Ratburn’s gay wedding on PBS show ‘Arthur’ causes social media mania The 22nd season of classic children’s series “Arthur” premiered on Monday with a surprise gay wedding — sending social media users into a tizzy. In the episode aired on PBS KIDS, the famous aardvark initially believes his stri...
04:26, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
23:26, 05/13/2019

Facebook awards grants for social media and elections research Facebook is making good on its promise to better understand the complicated role it plays in global politics. The social media giant announced the first recipients of a grant that will allow researchers access to its privacy-protected data for the st...
20:26, 04/29/2019

| Sri Lanka blocks social media after anti-Muslim riots Sri Lanka blocked access to Facebook and WhatsApp after a posting sparked anti-Muslim riots across several towns in the latest fallout from the Easter Sunday suicide attacks....
16:39, 05/13/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,31...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Folau sacked by Rugby Australia over social media post "Rugby Australia terminated fullback Israel Folau\u0027s contract on Friday for committing a high level breach of the players\u0027 code of conduct by sharing a social media post."...
08:52, 05/17/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
04:00, 05/17/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
17:13, 05/06/2019

From a wild ending to Brady and Baker: Best of Kentucky Derby social media The Kentucky Derby had it all: from the prerace pageantry of Tom Brady and Baker Mayfield to the postrace controversy of a disqualification and a long shot winner....
08:00, 05/05/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
00:52, 05/05/2019

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
16:13, 05/20/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
23:13, 05/04/2019

Indian Army Claims of ‘Yeti’ Footprints Causes Social Media Frenzy A tweet from the Indian army has unleashed a storm of controversy on social media.  It claimed on the microblogging site that an Indian military expedition found footprints that belong to the fabled Yeti.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Synagogue attack puts social media on front lines of war against extremism In the hours before a gunman opened fire on worshipers at a Southern California synagogue, killing one and wounding three, an anti-Semitic manifesto was uploaded to an online message board....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Court records: Bevin blocks thousands of social media users LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Newly released court records say Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin casts a wide net when blocking people on social media, citing reasons such as surpassing “a limit on idiocy” and “trolling.” The number of blocke...
13:26, 05/02/2019

After Putin falls during exhibition hockey game, a social media frenzy Russian President Vladimir Putin took an unfortunate spill on Friday as he waved to fans at an exhibition hockey game in Sochi which featured several former NHL players....
05:26, 05/11/2019

New Canon DSLR incoming? Mysterious camera gets teased on social media Canon UK ambassador and renowned wildlife and aviation photographer Andy Rouse has been posting images he took “using some new kit” on his Twitter and Instagram accounts, raising suspicions that a new Canon camera could be released in t...
05:39, 05/14/2019

Toilet Surrounded By Beautiful Aquarium Takes Social Media By Storm Located at the Hipopo Papa Cafe in Akashi, Japan, this toilet is famous for being surrounded by a giant aquarium. Cafe customers can use the facilities while gazing at exotic fish - and a turtle....
15:13, 04/28/2019

United flaunts new branding, faces mixed reactions on social media United Airlines' new livery is finally ready to hit the skies − though not everyone on Twitter thought the airline stuck the landing.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
12:13, 05/16/2019

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes design...
01:39, 05/03/2019

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term mark...
03:26, 05/03/2019

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
03:26, 05/03/2019

Trump Admin Creates Web Portal for Supporters to Complain About Getting Banned on Social Media Donald Trump has made absolutely no secret of his feelings on free speech: He hates it when it’s not servile paeans to him and his agenda. He’s called for opening up “libel laws” to make it easier to sue journalistic outfits, issued (empty) threats t...
04:39, 05/16/2019

Trump warns he’ll 'monitor the censorship’ on social media after Facebook banned some far-right leaders President Trump on Friday said he would "monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS" on major social-media sites, a day after Facebook permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the host of InfoWars....
03:26, 05/04/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars tell us goodbye in these heartfelt, perfect social media posts And with that, the biggest TV event in recent years is now officially a memory. Eight seasons of Game of Thrones came to a close with Sunday night’s broadcast of the sixth and last episode of the show’s final season (*Spoilers* to follow,...
12:26, 05/20/2019

Mediator: Social Media Pollution, a Huge Problem in the Last Election, Could Be Worse in 2020 As a candidate, Donald Trump promoted a mystery Twitter account that falsely portrayed a protester as an ISIS terrorist. Nothing stops him from doing it again....
02:13, 05/20/2019

Rugby Australia sacks Israel Folau for anti-gay social media post Australian rugby's governing body has terminated the contract of fullback Israel Folau for breaching the players' code of conduct. In a social media post, Folau said that hell awaited "drunks, homosexuals, adulterers."...
10:39, 05/17/2019

White House launches social media survey to collect Conservative tears The Trump administration on Wednesday launched launched a new tool where pissed off Conservatives can whine about social media bias. So long as they’re legal citizens, anyway. For Conservatives like Trump, a man who rose to prominence on the backs of...
06:52, 05/16/2019

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’ The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writi...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Judge revokes social media, internet use for Oro Valley man accused of killing wife TUCSON – A judge ruled Monday to ban all use of social media and internet for an Oro Valley man who was released on bond in relation to a first-degree murder case. Trevor Draegeth, 37, was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-yea...
05:39, 05/07/2019

President Trump Met With Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Criticizing the Social Media Platform (Bloomberg) — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House Tuesday, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory”...
14:51, 04/28/2019

With 'Dangerous Ideas Of Perfection', Social Media Fuelling Eating Disorders Among Teens A British Cabinet Minister has warned that social media platforms like Snapchat and Instagram are fuelling eating disorders in teenagers by establishing in children's mind dangerous ideas of......
11:52, 04/29/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers", his website reported....
16:26, 04/28/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
16:39, 05/01/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on social media....
13:13, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
12:26, 05/13/2019

IHOP slammed for Mother’s Day social media posts showing pancake-filled womb In honor of Mother’s Day, IHOP tweeted a sonogram image of a stack of pancakes inside someone’s stomach, but the tweet sparked confusion and was widely panned for supposedly stirring up the “personhood” debate....
10:13, 05/13/2019

Florida woman accused of sending pics of male's genitals over social media: report A 24-year-old mother of two who allegedly “maliciously posted” photos of a man’s genitalia on his own social media accounts and demanded he pay her money to “stop her actions” was arrested in Florida Saturday on a federal extortion charge....
16:26, 04/30/2019

Sri Lanka blocks social media after worst anti-Muslim unrest since Easter bombings Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants....
07:39, 05/13/2019

Trump slams censorship on social media, gives shoutout to James Woods: We're monitoring closely! President Trump took to Twitter on Friday evening and slammed social media censorship in reaction to Facebook's recent crackdown of conspiracy theorists, a prominent anti-Semite, and other far-right figures, saying that he's "monitoring and watching ...
16:26, 05/04/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
15:52, 04/28/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outfit social media users likened to a “grandma quilt....
02:26, 04/30/2019

Lexi Thompson plays golf with Trump, then takes social media break after ‘hurtful’ comments The LPGA star, who has played with Trump in the past, including before he became president, said, "To read some of the hurtful things being said to me lately isn’t fair and I’m not dealing with it."...
07:39, 05/01/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminates contract over social media posts – as it happened Rugby Australia terminates four-year, $4m contract of star WallabyCEO Raelene Castle: ‘When we say rugby is a game for all, we mean it’ Mike Hytner’s report on a landmark day in Australian rugby 7.37am BST So - we await now what word will emerge from...
09:13, 05/17/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
08:39, 05/03/2019

No warning signs on social media before ex-Miss Uruguay Fatimih Davila Sosa found dead An Uruguayan beauty queen shared upbeat social media posts and vowed to spend the year “smiling” before she reportedly was discovered dead in a Mexico City hotel room. Fatimih Davila Sosa — who represented her country at the Miss Universe...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Democratic social media poll finds more users want Supreme Court justices like Kavanaugh than Ginsburg A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Twitter poll asking what type of Supreme Court justices social media users would like to have on the bench apparently backfired when 70 percent of respondents selected “justices like Brett Kavanaugh” compare...
20:39, 05/05/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers' Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the company’s use of young online personalities to sell its new "heated tobacco" device, including a 21-year-...
11:13, 05/11/2019

Israel Folau sacked: Rugby Australia terminate contract after homophobic social media post Rugby Australia have confirmed that Israel Folau's contract has been terminated after he was found to have committed a "high-level breach" of the players' code of conduct after sharing a social media post that proclaimed "hell awaits homosexuals"....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

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

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
06:52, 05/09/2019

New York Times piece dubs Aperol Spritz a bad drink as social media users debate beverage Social media users debated whether the alcohol drink the Aperol Spritz is a good drink following a piece by The New York Times that called the spirit a bad drink....
19:00, 05/10/2019

LPGA star Lexi Thompson takes break from social media after 'hurtful' comments over golf with Trump Professional golfer Lexi Thompson announced that she would be taking “a break from social media” after receiving a slew of “hurtful” comments following a round of golf with President Trump....
05:39, 05/01/2019

Kamala Harris Promises Her 2020 Administration Will Combat 'Hate,' Hold Social Media Platforms 'Accountable' On Sunday, during the NAACP’s Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner in Detroit, presidential hopeful Kamala Harris announced that she’ll hold social media platforms “accountable” for “hate” should she be elected president in 2020....
22:39, 05/06/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Social media erupts as Imagine Dragons tops Queen as top rock band Some fans are upset after Imagine Dragons bested the iconic rock band Queen to take home the coveted Top Rock Artist honor Wednesday evening at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas....
08:52, 05/02/2019

NBA ends relationship with social media vendor after Turkish Trail Blazers star Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts The National Basketball Association is terminating its relationship with a social media vendor after the league's official Turkish account omitted Enes Kanter, a critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from social media posts....
18:39, 05/03/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
20:39, 05/17/2019

"Don't Call Yeti A Beast": Social Media Reacts After Army's "Yeti" Tweet The Indian Army's Twitter post on Monday on the discovery of "mysterious footprints of the mythical beast Yeti" during an expedition last month has stirred interesting reactions on social media....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Teen dies after playing 'choking game' he saw on social media, parents say A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report cited 82 kids between age six and 19 died after playing the choking game between 1995 and 2007.        ...
14:52, 05/06/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

'Hurtful' comments force Lexi Thompson to take social-media break after golfing with Trump LPGA pro Lexi Thompson will take social-media break after a round of golf with President Donald Trump and conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh.        ...
22:13, 04/30/2019

Lexi Thompson's social media break is 'culmination' of 'harsh, hurtful' commentary Lexi Thompson's management team issued a statement Wednesday regarding her recent break from social media.        ...
07:26, 05/02/2019

Jarmusch, Gomez, Murray talk modern horrors at Cannes Jim Jarmusch’s “The Dead Don’t Die” includes masses of flesh-eating zombies and an Earth thrown off its axis by “polar fracking.” But the Cannes Film Festival, where the movie premiered Tuesday as the opening-night film, has hordes and horrors of its...
18:52, 05/15/2019

Carlos Gomez coming back to Mets — for real this time Carlos Gomez’s second stint with the Mets will begin Friday. The veteran outfielder was informed following Thursday’s game for Triple-A Syracuse that the Mets were selecting his contract. It was unclear whether Gomez will be replacing Michael Confort...
14:39, 05/17/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are stored on an Amazon server and have possibly been read by an A...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Player Gets A Terrible Zombie Surprise Hello! Today we learn how to spell Jason Statham’s name, watch a man lose five years of progress, torture our cats with teabags, get ambushed by zombies and leave hidden notes around the office. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
19:52, 05/04/2019

These Motorhome and RV Crash Tests Are Remarkably Terrible I’ll be honest: as an owner of an RV, I can’t say I’m really all that surprised by these results. An RV is basically a flimsy mobile house with wheels and a driving cab and an engine, somewhere, and it’s filled with furniture and appliances and explo...
00:52, 05/14/2019

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

The trade war is coming at a terrible time for Boeing Boeing is the largest American exporter, and China is its most important export market. The China-US trade war is not good news for the already troubled company....
09:13, 05/14/2019

How to Get Your Relationship Back on Track After a Terrible Fight It’s not easy to bring your relationship back to equilibrium after a major fight. Even if you and your partner have come to an agreement, the arguing can really put a damper on things. It might take some time to restore the romance and affection. He...
17:39, 05/13/2019

We’re Getting a Dutch Grand Prix but F1 Drivers Think It Could Be Terrible The Formula One Dutch Grand Prix is back next year for the first time in more than three decades, at the same track it last ran at in 1985—Circuit Zandvoort, along the Netherlands’ North Sea coast. But nice scenery and triumphant return to a historic...
23:26, 05/15/2019

AI autotune makes your terrible karaoke singing more tolerable Autotune can often sound robotic because it shifts off notes into perfect pitch, a new version listens to the notes you've already sung and uses them to help fill in the gaps...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Chelsea's Cahill hits out at Sarri after 'terrible' final season "Chelsea captain Gary Cahill said it was hard to respect manager Maurizio Sarri due to the way he has been treated this season as the defender prepares to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the campaign."...
17:26, 05/05/2019

The White House wants the Fed to cut rates. Wall Street says it's a terrible idea. Getty Images/Pool Top White House brass, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, have recently called for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. On Friday, Pence argued that the Fed should cut rates because inflation was ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Metro Vancouver floats two new terrible mascots for 'Unflushables' campaign If you see Pee and Poo floating around in the streets Vancouver, don’t be alarmed, they’re just the newest mascots in a campaign to remind residents that “the only things meant to be flushed are pee, poo and toilet paper.”...
03:52, 05/05/2019

"1984 A Terrible Tragedy, Sam Pitroda Was Out Of Line," Says Rahul Gandhi Congress leader Sam Pitroda's remarks on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots were "absolutely and completely out of line" and he should apologise for them, party chief Rahul Gandhi said in a Facebook post on......
05:52, 05/11/2019

Dodd-Frank's Terrible Excuse For Financial Reform Sadly Lives On As described in my book, Jimmy Stewart Is Dead, the way to keep banks from gambling with the financial system is to prohibit their borrowing and establish the Federal Financial Authority (FFA) to verify and disclose in real-time the assets they hold....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Tiger Woods, amid lawsuit, says death of former employee a 'terrible ending' Tiger Woods, who is being sued by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year after working at the golfer's restaurant, on Tuesday called the former employee's death a "terrible ending."...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Warriors thrash 'terrible' Blazers in NBA Western Conference finals opener Portland Trail Blazers 94-116 Golden State WarriorsSteph Curry finds shooting touch and scores 36 pointsWarriors win easily despite continued absence of Kevin DurantStephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shootin...
15:39, 05/15/2019

Elizabeth Olsen Once Had a ‘Terrible’ Audition for the Role of Daenerys in Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys Targaryen, a name that you have trouble spelling, definitely definitely not me, is one of the central players of Game of Thrones, but she, of course, wasn’t the only person auditioned for the part. According to a recent Vultu...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Kerry made 'terrible mistake' talking with Iranians, but Logan Act probe 'probably overkill', Joe Lieberman says Former Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman said Monday on "Your World" that former Secretary of State John Kerry made a "terrible mistake" when he spoke last year with Iranian officials....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and business. Previous honorees have gone on to lead cou...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the ende...
20:39, 05/10/2019

Wealth management: The Next Generation The last 20 years of private banking have been all about building scale, international growth and professionalization; the top wealth managers are still getting bigger and are confident they have the right model – but as they struggle to maintain qua...
14:53, 04/28/2019

The Most Anxious Generation Goes to Work New college graduates report higher levels of anxiety. How managers can help them steer past fear and improve work performance—and how young workers can work to calm their anxiety and be more effective....
14:52, 05/10/2019

New Generation BMW X5: Price Expectation BMW India is all set to kick-start the 2019-20 financial year with its first launch - new generation X5 SUV. Internally codenamed G05, the fourth generation BMW X5 is now based on the CLAR platform......
02:26, 05/16/2019

Amazon Echo Dot Review (3rd Generation) Review indexDesign | Functionality | Alexa App | Connectivity | Sound Quality | ConclusionAmazon’s Echo Dot, believe it or not, is in its third generation. It’s been a whirlwind few years for Amazon and its smart devices, as well as for its smart ass...
15:13, 05/02/2019

BMW lines up all-electric future for next-generation i8 BMW will decide this year if its new flagship sports car will be electric only or hybrid BMW is on the verge of making the next generation of its flagship i8 sports car a fully electric model, according to sources at the firm. Bosses are at a crucia...
06:26, 05/20/2019

5G in the IoT: How the next generation of wireless technology will transform the IoT This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inte...
10:39, 05/06/2019

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation could be delayed until 2020 AMD’s next-generation Ryzen Threadripper high-end processors had previously been on the company’s roadmap for 2019, but they’ve now dropped off said official roadmap, so we could be looking at a delay here.Techspot highlighted th...
11:13, 05/08/2019

Argentine graphic novel draws 'Dirty War' for new generation An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country's so-called "Dirty War," turning to comic-book form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983....
21:39, 05/06/2019

Highly efficient thermoelectric generation, but only in the cold The ideal crystalline structure of graphene is a hexagonal grid. (credit: CORE-Materials / Flickr) This being Ars, I expect that many readers are familiar with Peltier coolers, which make use of something called the thermoelectric effect and use el...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Valve Index reveal: The best of VR’s first generation—but is it worth $999? Enlarge / Say hello to the Valve Index, developed and manufactured by game studio Valve. (credit: Sam Machkovech) BELLEVUE, Washington—The Valve Index, a new virtual reality system from the creators of beloved video game series like Half-Life and P...
13:13, 05/02/2019

'We need a British motor show to inspire the next generation' Opinion 18 May, 2019 A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in the car industry, says Mike Rutherford...
06:39, 05/19/2019

This Will Be the First Phone to Ship With Next-Generation Google Assistant The next-generation Google Assistant will launch first on Google's next flagship Pixel phone series in fall 2019, before coming to the Pixel 3 series and other smartphones....
11:13, 05/09/2019

Here are the trends that will shape the next generation of disruptive start-ups This year it is expected that artificial intelligence, 5G, digital health and fintech will be largely represented in CNBC's Disruptor 50 list of innovative private companies. These technologies are igniting paradigm shifts in our society....
17:00, 04/28/2019

One of our favorite ST: The Next Generation episodes aired 31 years ago This article contains spoilers about an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that aired 31 years ago today. That's outside the statute of limitations as far as we're concerned. Also, Lee Hutchinson did a great job with the image captions in th...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Generation Z workers expect promotion within six to 12 months Employers are familiar with the wants and needs of millennials and baby boomers but they will need to learn and prepare for what Generation Z specifically wants from their careers....
15:13, 05/04/2019

Why the Second-Generation Dodge Dakota Deserves Your Attention This morning, Automotive News quoted Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley as saying Ram is planning to bring a mid-size truck back to market. The story reminded me of something I’ve been meaning to discuss: the second-generation Dodge Dakota. It is deeply u...
04:00, 05/07/2019

John Wick is headed to Fortnite, which sounds like terrible news for Fortnite players We’ve spilled quite a bit of ink here in the Newswire world musing about John Wick’s general capacity for killing, and speculating that—in addition to the roughly, oh, million bad guys he murders over the course of his three feature films—he could al...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Next Generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class Interior Leaked Mercedes-Benz is readying the next generation of its flagship S-Class sedan and while we've seen test mules in the past, a leaked image of the interior have now made its online. The next generation......
13:39, 04/30/2019

BenQ B.I.+ monitors offer a next-generation visual experience When shopping for a monitor, you may look at its connections, the screen size, resolution and contrast. But BenQ offers a new feature that significantly improves how visually impressive your games, movies and, heck, even spreadsheets, look. It&#...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Next-generation Google Assistant to be up to 10x faster, exclusive to Pixel 4 Today at Google's I/O developer conference, the company was proud to share with the audience that earlier this year, it had achieved a major technological breakthrough that's going to allow it to improve its popular Google Assistant in a dramatic way...
02:39, 05/08/2019

Next Generation Mahindra Scorpio Spotted Testing For The First Time The Mahindra Scorpio is one of the longest running success stories from the manufacturer and continues to be a strong seller despite the popularity of compact SUVs. Currently in its third generation,......
19:26, 05/11/2019

Best action camera 2019: 10 cameras for the GoPro generation If you're looking for the best action camera, then you've come to the right place. Action cameras are unlike any other kind of camera. They're designed to be attached to helmets, surfboards, cars and other objects, and they're sma...
18:52, 05/17/2019

AMD Ryzen 3rd Generation release date, news and rumors When the first generation Ryzen processors came out nearly three years ago, AMD changed the market. And, now that Ryzen 2nd Generation processors have been out for a year, Tem Red has dominated that market, more than doubling Intel’s sales, ac...
18:52, 05/13/2019

Next Generation Royal Enfield Classic Spotted In Chennai The new model is likely to sport dual-channel ABS, and also meet the Bharat Stage VI emission regulations which will kick in from next year. The final drive has been shifted to the left side of the......
21:39, 05/17/2019

AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation release date, news and features: everything you need to know Intel used to be the de facto ruler of the CPU world, crafting the best processors on the market – no contest. However, with AMD Ryzen, everything changed. These days, AMD is dominating the market with both AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation and Threadr...
18:52, 05/13/2019

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3rd Generation release date, news, and rumors Now that AMD has revealed its first 7nm Ryzen 3rd Generation processors, what will the future look like for Threadripper 3rd Generation – its next line of HEDT processors?The new Zen 2 architecture was revealed at CES 2019, with AMD promising ...
18:52, 05/13/2019

AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Generation release date, news and features AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2nd Generation was launched back in April 2018, following the massively successful Ryzen 2nd Generation chips. These HEDT processors brought extreme multi-threaded performance to the HEDT scene, along with better power efficien...
18:52, 05/13/2019

There's A 14 Percent Chance That A Generation Of Accursed Knicks Fandom Has Been Worth It In tonight’s draft lottery the Knicks have a 14 percent chance of obtaining the first pick and Zion Williamson. They were the worst team in the NBA, but this year, odds have been flattened out at the top of the lottery to disincentivize tanking. So t...
00:13, 05/15/2019

CHEAP: Get the Samsung Galaxy S9 for the price of a current-generation mid-ranger Samsung released its Galaxy S9 flagship over a year ago. One year is a long time in the phone world, where change happens at a break-neck pace. Staying power – genuine, long-term value that doesn’t diminish after ten minutes – often feels elusive. An...
03:26, 05/02/2019

Wi-Fi 6: How the next generation of home and office wireless will change your online experience Wi-Fi 6 will be faster, but it will also be more stable, have better range, and serve more devices at the same time thanks to some new and improved technologies....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Re-Review: Newly patched fighter is one of the best of the generation NetherRealm has made some changes to the economy and AI fairness in a big update - and it's made the whole game so much better, we only thought it fair to re-review....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Google's Next Generation Assistant Is 10 Times Faster, Coming to Pixel First Google showcased the next-generation Google Assistant, Assistant driving mode, Assistant support in Waze, a more personal Assistant, and more at Google I/O 2019. Additionally, Google also revealed......
06:26, 05/08/2019

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
11:26, 05/19/2019

TSMC is getting orders to build a major component for the next generation of smartphones A fabless chip firm is a company that doesn't have its own facility to fabricate or manufacture the chips it designs. For some of you out there, it might surprise you to learn that companies like Qualcomm, HiSilicon (Huawei's in-house chip designer) ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones Enlarge (credit: Google/Screenshot) Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is internally calling this the "next-generation" Assis...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez 'wants sixth star' after revealing 'hurt' at missing historic campaign Joe Gomez admits he has been 'hurt' by spending most of Liverpool's historic season on the sidelines, but wants to bounce back by winning the club's sixth Champions League title....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Japan's Next-Generation Shinkansen Bullet Train Clocks 320 Kmph In Test A prototype of Japan's next-generation Shinkansen bullet train, set to be the fastest train on wheels when it enters service, reached speeds of 320 kilometres (198 miles) per hour on a test run......
21:13, 05/18/2019

Beauty Generation, Waldgeist, Fierement victorious in weekend international racing Beauty Generation wins Champions Mile on Hong Kong's Champions Day, Fierement makes his mark as Japan's top stayer; Waldgeist upsets the first French G1 of the season....
20:39, 04/29/2019

A Generation Looks Back at 20 Years of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Ask a Star Wars fan what they think about The Phantom Menace and you’re going to get a very specific answer. At Star Wars Celebration in Chicago last month, io9 spoke with fans about their memories and feelings on the eve of the film’s 20th anniversa...
22:00, 05/17/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ is the defining pop-cultural experience of the millennial generation It could be the last show millennials will watch together, and come to define the generation the way TV series and movies have defined others.        ...
19:52, 05/14/2019

Jersey Shore the Next Generation! Stars' Kids Unite at Snooki's Baby Sprinkle It's Jersey Shore, the next generation! Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, who is pregnant with her third child, celebrated her upcoming arrival on Saturday at a baby sprinkle, a......
23:13, 05/04/2019

This striking Notre Dame concept imagines a rooftop garden and solar power generation Vincent Callebaut Architectures says the concept for the iconic Paris cathedral would create more energy than it consumes.        ...
02:13, 05/10/2019

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
17:39, 04/28/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Gary Cahill says it is 'hard to respect' Maurizio Sarri after 'terrible' final season at Chelsea Chelsea defender Gary Cahill says it has been 'very hard' to respect manager Maurizio Sarri this season as his career at Stamford Bridge draws to a close....
14:26, 05/05/2019

Gaming school: Age of Learning aims to hook 'Fortnite' generation with new educational app Will parents go on the hook for $9.99 monthly for another game in junior's life? That's the question facing Age of Learning.        ...
19:39, 05/01/2019

'Father of the Bride': Vampire Weekend returns as the best indie band of their generation It's been six years since Vampire Weekend released their most previous album, 2013’s “Modern Vampires of the City."        ...
18:39, 05/02/2019

70% of adults over age 50 get this wrong about Social Security Social Security is a key ingredient in the recipe for sustainable retirement income, yet few older adults understand how to maximize those benefits, according to a study from Nationwide Retirement Institute....
05:39, 05/09/2019

Even the FBI Says Social Platforms Need to Get Better at Policing Extremism Today, the FBI Assistant Director Michael McGarrity testified to the House Committee on Homeland Security that the bureau is currently investigating 850 cases of domestic terrorism, many of which are white supremacists, according to MSN. McGarrity wa...
04:26, 05/09/2019

Pot ‘legalization 2.0’: Social equity becomes a key question NEW YORK (AP) — Advocates for legalizing marijuana have long argued it would strike a blow for social justice after a decades-long drug war that disproportionately targeted minority and poor communities. But social equity has been both a sticking poi...
18:26, 05/19/2019

To save Social Security’s promise, it can’t be for everyone Every year, we are treated to an annual report by the trustees of our nation’s Social Security fund, and every year, the estimated date of its insolvency shifts. What remains the same is that the money is going to run out....
12:13, 05/02/2019

London's new NFL Academy can produce generation of British stars – 'There's so much untapped talent!' Former American football star Jason Bell says he is confident that London's new NFL Academy will produce elite-level British talent, capable of carving out professional careers in the US....
14:52, 05/08/2019

The Slow European Dissolve: Social Mood and the EU There may be no more dramatic example of social mood pushing around politics anywhere in the world today than in Europe. Mood created the EU and it now threatens to tear it apart. In this special report, European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitm...
14:52, 05/01/2019

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

IMF Bailout Scotches Pakistan's Social Revamp Conditions imposed under a $6 billion bailout from the International Monetary Fund will upend the government’s promises to focus on education, health care and creating a welfare state for Pakistan as it instead raises new taxes and cuts spending, exp...
22:00, 05/13/2019

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational or medical marijuana already is legal hav...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Your Contacts List Is Your Most Important Social Network. Here's How to Make It Better. Apps like CardHop and HiHello help you streamline your contacts app and keep it tidy, so it can become the center of your digital universe—and they promise never to share your data with anyone....
18:26, 05/05/2019

Oculus Quest’s social strategy remains cloudy Oculus Quest doesn't have many of the social VR apps you can find on Rift or Go, and it's unclear when apps like Netflix or Rec Room will appear.Read More...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Social Security, a lifeline for millions, needs its own life preserver Social Security's current and future beneficiaries deserve better than a symbolic month each year. They deserve a predictable program that can be relied upon, one that is on sound financial footing....
18:13, 05/03/2019

Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement, Kevin Kühnert, has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restricted....
23:26, 05/02/2019

5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning Most of us have financial regrets, but there are ways to avoid them as you make decisions on Social Security benefits as retirement age approaches.        ...
22:39, 05/19/2019

Faced with their own demise, Europe’s social democrats are moving left The plight of Germany’s oldest political party reflects a broader identity crisis for parties across the West — including America’s Democrats — that present themselves as champions of workers, unions and social democracy, but have seen support wither...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Checked your Social Security statement? If not, you could miss a shortfall in benefits If the government doesn’t have accurate records of your earnings, you may not get the Social Security benefits you deserve. Here's how to check.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Over-50s could see National Insurance hike to fund 'fairer' social care The over-50s could be forced to pay more than £300 a year extra National Insurance to help fund a "fairer" social care system under plans by the Conservatives....
06:39, 04/29/2019

Austrian Social Democrats' leader says won't oppose snap election The leader of Austria's opposition Social Democrats, Pamela Rendi-Wagner, will not oppose a snap election if a bill proposing one is put to parliament, she told national broadcaster ORF on Saturday....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Social Security impostor scam: It's growing, and this is how it works Consumer advocates are raising an alert about a twist to an old scam, called the "Social Security impostor scam."        ...
16:13, 05/14/2019

Judd Trump’s social perspective: ‘The world is not as nice a place as it used to be’ "Judd Trump tells Eurosport\u0027s Desmond Kane why focusing more on snooker and less on social media is good for his mental outlook as he chases a first world title."...
20:39, 05/02/2019

All taxpayers should fund social care, Sky Data poll suggests A clear majority of the public thinks the burden of social care funding should be shared across all taxpayers – with just 5% saying the costs should be borne by the over-50s, according to a Sky Data poll....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes: Social network should be broken up Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, said the social networking giant should be broken up in an op-ed on The New York Times.        ...
23:52, 05/09/2019

How Chris Hughes and Facebook co-founders were cast in ‘Social Network’ Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes writes in his new op-ed for the New York Times that Facebook has become a “threat” to democracy. Wait, who is Chris Hughes? Until this week, the face of Facebook has always been hoodie-clad computer genius...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Google throws $25 million at tech companies doing social good If you're worried about the societal impact of advancing technologies, fear not. Google has delved into its deep pockets to fund a number of initiatives hoping to  use advances in artificial intelligence to actually do some good.The massive...
22:39, 05/07/2019

That expected Social Security shortfall won't stand in the way of expansion, advocates say As the annual trustees report warns of impending trouble if Congress doesn't act, advocates hope lawmakers take action to both strengthen the program's finances and expand its benefits....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Dream of Ubiquitous Social Robots Still Aren't Coming True Hopes that the tech industry was on the cusp of rolling personal robots into homes are dimming now that several once-promising consumer robotics companies have shut down....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Expert advocates using 401(k) savings to fatten Social Security checks Today's retirees have high debts and low savings. Nobel laureate Richard Thaler thinks buying into an annuity-type program through the Social Security Administration can help solve that. But other experts are not so sure....
14:51, 04/28/2019

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

Have a crush on Facebook? Social network may help you meet your secret admirer Facebook is introducing features to make it easier for people to pair up inside the social network and for members new to a community to meet friends.        ...
21:26, 04/30/2019

Twitter will now allow you to add media to a retweet We would love to tell you that Twitter now offers an editing tool, making it easier to correct mistakes and spelling errors. We know of at least one guy wearing a long red tie, living in a white house that would really appreciate the ability to go ba...
02:39, 05/07/2019

Getting a measles vaccination isn't a personal choice – it's a social responsibility | Robert Reich The core issue is the common good. Measles travels through the air – and if enough people opt out of vaccinations, they put everyone at a higher riskI remember having measles as a kid. Believe me, it was no fun. Also, measles could cause birth defect...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Billie Jean King's early epiphany led to social activism Billie Jean King's early epiphanies led to social activism, fight for equal prize money chronicled in movie "Battle of the Sexes"        ...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Fandom Sports will create esports social engagement platform in Helsinki Fandom Sports said it will create an esports superfan engagement campaign as part of Finland’s first mega esports event, Arctic Invitational.Read More...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Wealth Matters: Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Let’s talk about Social Security’s $80 billion negative cash-flow crisis Solving Social Security problems in real ways rather than with fantasy finance fixes will matter even more in the future than it matters now — and it matters plenty now....
17:39, 05/03/2019

Tariffs may boost next year's Social Security cost-of-living adjustment. Why that could be bad If tariffs go into effect, Social Security benefits could get a bigger cost-of-living adjustment next year. But that's not necessarily good news for retirees....
03:39, 05/15/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wants to break up the social network monster Though he hasn’t worked for the company in a decade, Chris Hughes helped develop Facebook at Harvard with Mark Zuckerberg. However, in a fiery new op-ed for The New York Times, he has an important announcement to make: He feels bad that the site suck...
22:39, 05/09/2019

China’s new ‘social credit system’ turns Orwell’s ‘1984’ into reality Imagine calling a friend. Only instead of hearing a ring tone you hear a police siren, and then a voice intoning, “Be careful in your dealings with this person.” Would that put a damper on your relationship? It’s supposed to. Welcome to life in China...
23:39, 05/18/2019

Intriguing New Drug Therapies May Boost Social Skills in People with Autism New research seems to show encouraging progress in helping treat the complex neurodevelopmental disorder autism. Two unrelated clinical trials, involving men and children with autism, suggest that using drugs to interact with a hormone called vasopre...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Older Americans are relying too much on Social Security as a main source of income Older Americans are relying too heavily on Social Security as their main income source. Many are claiming benefits at age 62, lowering monthly payouts        ...
13:39, 05/08/2019

From private bank client to farmer: a Chinese model of social lending Financial services group CreditEase runs an app through which its private banking clients can be connected to needy women farmers in China’s rural interior. It’s a remarkable initiative taken up by 200,000 farmers and shows what can be done with low-...
14:53, 04/28/2019

New York City waiter returns lost check of over $400,000 to social worker NEW YORK — A New York City pizzeria waiter returned a lost check worth nearly $424,000 to a retired social worker who lost it. Armando Markaj found a bank envelope while cleaning a table last Saturday, at Patsy’s Restaurant in East Harlem...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Social Security's latest report reveals a glaring omission The latest report on Social Security's trust funds reveals that there is a lack of public representation on the governing body.        ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Finland's Social Democrats aim to form center-left coalition government Finland's Social Democrats said on Wednesday they would try to form a center-left coalition government with the Center Party and three smaller partners following a parliamentary election last month....
12:00, 05/08/2019

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films c...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world's largest ad groups....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Traces of Crawling in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Social Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toi...
04:26, 05/16/2019

Your Money Adviser: Checking on Social Security Estimates Is a Good Idea, but Many People Don’t Do It The Social Security Administration used to mail out many more statements each year. Now, it encourages workers to go online. A new report says millions haven’t looked....
16:39, 04/28/2019

Shooting in St. Louis kills three, wounds two: media Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials....
13:13, 05/14/2019

Verizon reportedly will dump one of its well known media properties Back in June 2013, Yahoo purchased micro-blogging and social networking app Tumblr for $1.1 billion (including liabilities). Then Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wanted to bring some younger users to Yahoo, and she thought that Tumblr would help. Three years...
06:39, 05/03/2019

Roku CEO: Media companies are partnering with us, not destroying us "We can really help those companies build scale if they want to use some of the marketing techniques we have on our platform," CEO Anthony Wood says....
01:39, 05/16/2019

"Pink Booths" Give Out Social Message Of "Nari Shakti", Draw Women Voters "Nari Shakti" was on display in the all-women staffed booths in Delhi today which drew more women voters, especially from the Muslim community, officials said....
12:00, 05/12/2019

‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been “a trusted voice” to “ensure social justice in every corner of our world”, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, at a high-level meeting to commemorate the centenary of what was the...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Buttigieg takes shot at social conservatives, describes coming out during Vegas LGBTQ gala Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took a shot at social conservatives Saturday in Las Vegas as he described the exclusion he experienced after publically coming out as a gay man....
07:52, 05/12/2019

'Did I upset you, boss?': Can Dundar on the collapse of media in Turkey Living in exile in Germany, journalist Can Dundar has been highly critical of the clampdown on the media under Erdogan. In a DW exclusive, he wrote about the collapse of the independent press in Turkey....
23:52, 05/15/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, without debate moderators asking him a single questi...
14:09, 05/01/2019

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Trump pardons ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison....
07:26, 05/16/2019

New Zealand Media Set Rules For Mosque Shooting Trial New Zealand's major media outlets vowed Wednesday to prevent the man charged with the Christchurch mosque shooting from using his trial as a platform for extremist propaganda....
12:26, 05/01/2019

U.S. 'not sincere' about wanting more trade talks with China - media The United States is not sincere about wanting to resume trade talks with China and has damaged the atmosphere for negotiations with its recent moves, a state media social media account said....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Iranian media say reformist magazine closed by authorities TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say the country’s authorities have shut down a reformist magazine that urged negotiations with the United States. Another reformist newspaper, Arman, reported Sunday that a court had suspended the weekly magazi...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Berlin's 'Mohammed' baby-name trend distorted by far-right and media What's in a name? In Germany, if that name is "Mohammed," the answer is: a political powder keg — and one that the far-right AfD was quick to get its hands on. But what does the uproar about the name actually reveal?...
21:26, 05/06/2019

Liberal Media Scream: It’s all Trump’s fault, says MSNBC This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a new attack on President Trump from MSNBC’s "Morning Joe" show, this time blaming the president for inciting terrorism and anti-Semitism....
14:13, 05/02/2019

North Korean media air documentary on Kim-Putin summit North Korea's state TV aired a documentary film featuring Kim Jong Un's trip to Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, highlighting their strong relations amid stalled denuclearization talks with the U.S....
23:26, 04/29/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
02:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
02:39, 05/20/2019

Chappaquiddick special shows the media can’t let go of Kennedy myth It is increasingly dispiriting to hope, even in the #MeToo era, that the mainstream media will ever fully divest from the Camelot myth. The latest example is Tuesday night’s deplorably named ABC News special “The Girl in the Car” — a cheap riff on su...
00:52, 05/09/2019

Breaking up Facebook? Try data literacy, social engineering, personal knowledge graphs, and developer advocacy Yes, Facebook is a data-driven monopoly. But the only real way to break it up is by getting hold of its data and functionality, one piece at a time. It will take a combination of tech, data, and social engineering to get there. And graphs -- personal...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media....
14:53, 04/28/2019

George Clooney hopes media ‘kinder’ to Meghan Markle LOS ANGELES (AP) — George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy. Clooney told The Associated Press Tuesday at the Hollywood premiere of his movie “Cat...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Sprint HTC 5G Hub available on May 31: Fast speeds on an Android-powered media center 5G networks are starting to go live and one of the first ways to experience this on Sprint is with the new HTC 5G Hub. It offers an Android media device with long battery life, connectivity for up to 20 devices, and VPN configuration for your small b...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said Monday....
22:26, 04/29/2019

Trump grants pardon for former media baron Conrad Black Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain's Daily Telegraph and the Jerusalem Post....
05:00, 05/16/2019

W Series frontrunners felt pressure of media interest in first race Inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick admitted to feeling extra pressure over the Hockenheim weekend because of the high-profile media interest in the series...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Many in media wanted Trump-Russia case to be 'next Watergate': Joe Concha Many in the mainstream media wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation to result in a scandal similar to Watergate, reporter Joe Concha of the Hill said Wednesday night on Fox News' "Hannity."...
05:26, 05/16/2019

New Zealand media to avoid ideology at mosque shooting trial New Zealand’s major media organizations have pledged not to promote white supremacist ideology when covering the trial of the man charged with killing 50 people at two mosques in March...
08:26, 05/01/2019

8 "Terrorist" Suspects Killed In Saudi Arabia, Says State Media Eight members of a "terrorist" cell were killed on Saturday in a police raid in Saudi Arabia's eastern Qatif region, a Shiite minority stronghold, state media reported....
05:13, 05/12/2019

One Marine dead, six injured in training accident in California: media One Marine was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Thursday morning when their light-armored vehicle rolled-over at Camp Pendleton, California during a training drill, media reports said....
21:26, 05/10/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Study: Media shifts to opinion, advocacy, ‘personal perspective' That shift many have sensed from hard news to opinion and advocacy in the media, especially on cable TV, is real, according to a new and authoritative report from research giant Rand Corporation....
23:52, 05/14/2019

Is Africa's thumbs down to media freedom a case of follow the leader? A minority of Africans now supports media freedom, a key survey shows. Attacks on the media by politicians and inaction by the media and its watchdogs could be to blame for the decline, the lead author of the poll says....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Chinese State Media Hits Out at 'Fabricated' US Tech Claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday....
15:13, 05/18/2019

Tesla car catches fire in Hong Kong parking lot: media A Tesla Inc electric car caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall, the Apple Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, but no one was injured in the blaze, whose cause was not immediately known....
12:26, 05/14/2019

Charles Barkley is bigger news than gun attack in media’s sad epitome The story is almost impossible to visualize, let alone explain. Yet these days such stories make scant, one-and-out news. Nothing more to see here, break it up. According to witness and police reports, on Sunday evening, Mother’s Day, three car loads...
00:13, 05/19/2019

No Bar On Candidates Charged With Murder, Rape in Election: Foreign Media Lok Sabha elections 2019: About 19 per cent of those standing in the election face charges including rape, murder and kidnapping, New-Delhi based Association of Democratic Reforms said on Monday,......
09:13, 05/18/2019

Salon Media in talks for $5M fire sale in last-ditch effort Salon Media Group, a one-time digital darling, has fallen on hard times. It lost its CEO of the past three years last week and appears to be on the brink of a deal to sell itself for a fire sale price of $5 million....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Janelle Monae, Don Lemon, 'Pose' win GLAAD Media Awards in NYC Janelle Monae won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Music Artist and "Pose" was voted Outstanding Drama Series at a ceremony in New York Saturday night....
08:00, 05/05/2019

Chinese state media hits out at 'fabricated' U.S. tech claims The United States has "fabricated" accusations that China forces firms to hand over technology in exchange for market access, China's top Communist Party newspaper said on Saturday, the latest salvo in a bitter trade war....
13:00, 05/18/2019

Joe Concha: Biden's campaign getting more media attention 'than every other candidate combined' Former Vice President Joe Biden is dominating other Democrats in the primary thanks to getting the most media attention since he announced his 2020 presidential bid, says The Hill media reporter Joe Concha....
16:13, 05/17/2019

Fourteen dead after private jet crashes between Las Vegas and Mexico: media The remains of a plane have been found after it disappeared en route from the U.S. city of Las Vegas to Monterrey in northern Mexico, an official of Mexican state of Coahuila said on Monday, with local media reporting that all 14 on board had died....
21:39, 05/06/2019

NASA Invites Media to Learn More About Near-Earth Asteroids, Comets Media are invited to hear experts from around the world discuss the latest research on near-Earth objects (NEOs) at the International Academy of Astronautics’ 2019 Planetary Defense Conference Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3 at The Hotel at th...
16:13, 04/28/2019

China's door to talks with U.S. on trade always open: state media China's door to talks with the United States about their trade dispute is always open, but China will not yield on important issues of principle, state media said on Sunday....
20:52, 05/12/2019

99 per cent of intravenous drug users lack access to health, ‘social services with dignity’ says UNAIDS chief Despite a decline in new HIV infections globally, a UN report launched on Wednesday highlights that nearly all people who inject drugs live in countries that do not provide suitable harm-reduction service coverage, meaning they are denied adequate ac...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Jana Kramer, Michael Caussin call Olivia Culpo a 'social climber' after Danny Amendola comments “Olivia Culpo has clearly been a climber. Look at her dating history," Caussin said. "She’s dated Tim Tebow. She’s dated Ryan Lochte. She dated Nick Jonas. She dated Danny. Now she’s talking to Zedd.”...
15:39, 04/30/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and fake news. In an audience Satur...
18:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
06:26, 05/20/2019

Syria intercepts projectiles from Israeli territory, state media reports Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reports. Israel has previously targeted Iranian and Hezbollah sites in the war-ravaged country....
11:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a "political tool" -China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticised the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
07:26, 05/20/2019

Austria video 'a trap' to sour relations with Moscow, Russian media say Austria's far-right vice chancellor, who quit after apparent dodgy dealings with a bogus Russian investor, was "a promising politician," said one Russian newspaper. Another hit out at the West's "blame Russia" rhetoric....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Rwanda's Paul Kagame – an enemy of the media parading as a statesman  Paul Kagame's rigorous suppression of the media has made him Rwanda's unchallenged leader. So don't buy it when he suddenly says journalists should not be jailed for insulting the president, warns DW's Fred Muvunyi....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Mark Levin: Why the founding fathers, Patriot press would be 'astonished' at what the media has become What would the founding fathers think of today's modern media? On a special edition of "Life, Liberty & Levin"  set to air Sunday, Fox News host Mark Levin discusses his new book "Unfreedom of the Press" with fellow Fox News host Pete Hegseth and say...
04:13, 05/20/2019

Estonian nationalist party sees media bias in violence case Estonia's interior minister is blaming the Baltic country's media of having double standards when reporting on a former government official from his party who resigned after being investigated for domestic violence....
18:00, 05/02/2019

NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served three years in prison, according to The Guardian....
11:52, 05/16/2019

Boycott Congress After Mani Shankar Aiyar Abuses Reporters: BJP To Media The BJP on Wednesday said the media in Himachal Pradesh should boycott the Congress to protest its leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's objectionable behaviour with reporters....
22:13, 05/15/2019

MEDIA LINK-Shake up looms at CBS News as new boss makes her mark CBS Corp's news division is set to make sweeping changes to its morning and evening anchor lineups with announcements coming from CBS News President Susan Zirinsky as soon as Monday, according to a New York Times report, which cited "several people g...
00:26, 05/06/2019

Cyclone Fani Forecast Equivalent To A Category 4 Hurricane: Foreign Media Cyclone Fani, packing winds of nearly 110 mph, is set to slam northeastern India later this week, bringing with it destructive winds, rain totals topping a foot and a potentially devastating storm......
10:13, 05/01/2019

Liberal Media Scream: Journo compares Trump to McCarthy, wants GOP to denounce This week’s Liberal Media Scream features a respected author and former Washington Post journalist calling on Republicans to denounce President Trump as they did former Sen. Joe McCarthy a half century ago....
19:52, 05/13/2019

As Army Claimed Yeti Footprints, Internet Wasn't Having It: Foreign Media Breaking news: Yeti are real, and they're on the move - at least according to the Indian army, which said Monday that its mountaineering expedition team stumbled upon a set of "mysterious footprints"......
10:13, 05/01/2019

Trump boasts about ‘very good call’ with Putin, slams news media President Trump boasted about his “very good call” with Russian strongman Vladimir Putin — and slammed his media critics — in a Saturday tweet. “Tremendous potential for a good/great relationship with Russia, despite what you read and see...
08:52, 05/05/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy with the free money they get.” Continue reading......
22:00, 05/05/2019

Iran has mobilized all resources to sell oil in 'grey market,' state media says Iran has mobilized all its resources to sell oil in a "grey market", bypassing U.S. sanctions that Tehran sees as illegitimate, state media quoted Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia as saying on Sunday....
14:13, 05/05/2019

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
02:13, 05/14/2019

Virgin Media makes more cable connections as mobile base shrinks Virgin Media connected another 102,000 premises to its cable network during the first quarter of 2019 as the number of subscribers to its mobile service remained relatively static.The company is currently in the middle of the single biggest network e...
16:52, 05/07/2019

China state media says three main differences remain in U.S. trade talks Three main differences remain in the China-U.S. trade talks, including the removal of all the additional tariffs, Chinese state media said on Saturday, following the end of the latest round of negotiations in Washington....
20:52, 05/11/2019

Trump signs full pardon for ex-media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent 3-1/2 years in prison, the White House said....
02:39, 05/16/2019

New Zealand media set protocols for court coverage of man accused of Christchurch attacks New Zealand news outlets on Wednesday agreed to guidelines for reporting on the court appearances of a man charged over deadly attacks on Christchurch mosques in March, which would limit coverage of statements promoting white supremacist ideology....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Life Comes To A Complete Halt In Odisha: Foreign Media On Cyclone Fani An extremely powerful cyclone roared ashore Friday morning in eastern India, bringing pounding rain, giant waves and wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour, as tens of millions of people in the......
19:26, 05/03/2019

Google opens Android infotainment system to third-party media apps Now that Google has a full-fledged car infotainment platform in Android Automotive, it's opening the door to apps built for that platform. As of Google I/O, developers will have the power to create media apps for Android Automotive-equipped car...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Trump pardons 2, including former Canadian media mogul Conrad Black President Donald Trump issued two pardons on Wednesday, including a former newspaper publisher who authored a book last year that spoke highly of the American leader....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul convicted of fraud Black was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent more than three years in prisonDonald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of jus...
05:26, 05/16/2019

Viewing media coverage of traumatic events may fuel long-term distress When a violent world event occurs, you may want to find out as much about it as possible. But exposure to media coverage may cause long-term anxiety and stress...
14:49, 04/28/2019

George Clooney hopes the media is ‘a little kinder’ to Duchess Meghan George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy.        ...
22:13, 05/08/2019

American Media exec behind Jeff Bezos ‘extortion’ emails quietly sidelined Dylan Howard, the embattled editorial director of American Media Inc. who was accused of holding a penis pic over the head of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has been sidelined from working on the National Enquirer and other celebrity magazines in David Pecke...
22:13, 05/08/2019

Pete Buttigieg says 'media noise machine' took Thomas Jefferson comments 'out of control' South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg told Fox News Sunday night that his comments about rechristening events named after Thomas Jefferson were "a great example ... of how the media noise machine on the right wing takes things out of control."...
04:13, 05/20/2019

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has left the country: lawyer and media A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was acquitted by Pakistan's top court....
10:39, 05/08/2019

Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media reports Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
09:26, 05/15/2019

Drone Drops Anti-Media Swastika Flyers Outside Ariana Grande Concert Last Friday, a drone dropped flyers with swastikas and anti-media messages written on them outside an Ariana Grande concert at Sacramento State University, according to BuzzFeed. The school newspaper, the State Hornet, was the first to report the inc...
14:52, 05/07/2019

China is fighting to 'protect its legitimate rights and interests' in trade war with US, state media says China is fighting back against the U.S. in the trade war to “protect its legitimate rights and interests,” state media said in a scathing editorial Tuesday....
10:52, 05/14/2019

Chinese state media touts '5,000 years of trials and tribulations,' gearing up for trade war In the midst of a full blown trade war, China's state media is using propaganda to drum up support against the United States and President Donald Trump....
19:13, 05/14/2019

Trump asks why ‘radical left wing media’ are allowed on Twitter, Facebook President Trump on Saturday asked why “radical left wing media” like CNN and the New York Times are allowed to be on Twitter and Facebook due to their “so wrong” coverage of the Russia investigation -- as he raised concerns about the banning of conse...
16:26, 05/04/2019

Brad Marchand finds real culprit of his blindsided punch to head: media If it weren’t for the media, Brad Marchand believes his punch to the back of Scott Harrington’s head would be no big deal. During a stoppage of play in Tuesday’s Game 3 loss to the Blue Jackets, the Bruins winger delivered a jab fro...
21:13, 05/02/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the UN expressed "grave concerns" about food shortages....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Trump takes swipes at media in rally during White House correspondents dinner President Donald Trump attacked the press during a rally he held in Green Bay, Wisc. Saturday that aimed to be counter-programing to the White House correspondents dinner.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Andrew McCarthy slams Comey for media appearances, handling of Clinton, Trump investigations Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy said Friday that while rhetoric from Republicans and Democrats questioning the credibility of the FBI is "disturbing," the country's top cops handled their role in the 2016 presidential elections "pretty...
19:13, 05/10/2019

James Comey, a media star after Trump fired him 2 years ago, now dogged by 'spying' accusations against FBI In the two years since President Trump fired James Comey, the former director of the FBI has gone from the left’s folk hero – rewarded with a book deal for his supposed selfless public service – to someone at the epicenter of an FBI “spying” scandal ...
13:39, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Pardons Disgraced Media Mogul Conrad Black: White House President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned disgraced media mogul Conrad Black, who served more than three years in prison in the US for fraud and obstruction of justice....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Vice Media Raises $250 Million in Debt From Group of Investors Including George Soros Vice Media said it has raised $250 million in debt from a group of investors including George Soros, a move intended to help the struggling new media company fund its turnaround strategy....
02:26, 05/04/2019

Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar....
02:00, 05/20/2019

The Harvey Weinstein judge has barred media from hearing arguments about whether other allegations can be heard at trial A New York Supreme Court judge has banned reporters and the general public from portions of Friday's pretrial hearing in the sexual assault case against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled by the election of President Trump that he fears threatens the nation....
14:26, 05/17/2019

Virgin Media DOWN: Mobile internet, calls and data all offline as huge outage hits UK Virgin Media customers have been complaining of a massive outage in the UK as services have been down since around 11am - here's what you need to know....
19:39, 05/14/2019

Drone drops anti-media flyers with swastika over Ariana Grande concert: report Hundreds of anti-media flyers – some of which included a swastika – were dropped over a Sacramento State University fundraising dinner and outside a nearby Ariana Grande concert on Friday, according to reports....
12:52, 05/06/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
09:13, 05/10/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker, Andy Cohen and More Stars Shine at GLAAD Media Awards New York It was a star-studded night in the Big Apple as celebrities gathered at the New York Hilton Midtown for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The organization, which honors "media for......
12:39, 05/05/2019

Kim Jong Un oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to keep ‘high alert posture’: State media North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile....
14:52, 05/05/2019

South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media: Military says North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile toward the ocean....
06:13, 05/04/2019

YouTube recommended a Russian media site thousands of times for analysis of Mueller’s report, a watchdog group says YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government....
14:49, 04/28/2019

North Korea State Media: Kim Jong Un Oversees Missile Firing Drills and Calls for ‘High Alert Posture’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile, a day after South Korea expresse...
09:13, 05/06/2019

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
23:00, 05/03/2019

'They go out of their way to cover me inaccurately': Trump hits media on World Press Freedom Day President Donald Trump attacked the media on Friday after being asked about World Press Freedom Day and how he could mend relations between his administration and the Fourth Estate.        ...
07:13, 05/04/2019

NASA Marshall, University of Alabama in Huntsville to host NASA in the South Symposium March 28-29; Media Invited Marshall and the University of Alabama in Huntsville will host the 2019 "NASA in the South" symposium March 28-29, examining NASA's impact on Southern U.S. economy, culture and politics over the past 60 years....
16:39, 04/28/2019

'Fifty Shades of Grey' to 'The Mister': E.L. James' new book has tamer sex, social awareness After the "Fifty Shades of Grey" books, author E.L. James has a brand new story with brand new characters. But there's still sex.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Orphaned bear cub Aida finds refuge in Bosnian village In a mountain village in Bosnia, the Becars are making friends with a new addition to their family - an orphaned baby bear who fled nearby woods in search of food and shelter....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Trump Accuses the FBI of Treason Because He's Up Early and No One Took His Phone The president’s son-in-law only has one job: to make sure he knows where Trump’s phone is at all times so that the tweeter-in-chief can’t recklessly post random, hate-filled messages without White House approval. As with most things Jared Kushner, it...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson get a grassroots boost in race to succeed May Sajid Javid and Boris Johnson have improved their ratings among Conservative supporters in the past month in the race to succeed Theresa May, the Standard reveals today....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt donates $10,000 to family of fallen Wisconsin firefighter Houston Texans star J.J. Watt donated $10,000 to the family of a Wisconsin firefighter who was shot and killed Wednesday responding to a medical call....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Florida firefighter arrested in human trafficking probe A Florida firefighter was arrested Thursday in a human trafficking bust following a two-year-long investigation, according to officials. East Lake Fire Rescue Lt. Matthew Doyle, 38, faces several charges, including kidnapping, human trafficking and l...
20:00, 05/17/2019

The best breakfast sandwich in every state To assemble a list of the best breakfast sandwich in every state, 24/7 Tempo consulted user reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor and other sites.        ...
20:13, 05/17/2019

Apple’s self-built 5G modem will cut device power and size, not prices Apple's engineering efforts to build a 5G modem aren't as much about saving money for itself or customers as building smaller, more power-efficient devices.Read More...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree. Continue reading......
21:52, 05/17/2019

|FedusaconfirmsGeorge'sdismissaloverAYOshares Dennis George’s dismissal comes after a suspension over his involvement in the imbroglio dogging AYO Technologies, which is also a prominent matter at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
22:13, 05/17/2019

|PublicInvestmentCorporationsaidtobeconcernedbySibanyeoffer The Public Investment Corporation, whose 30% stake in Lonmin is enough to block the miner’s planned takeover by Sibanye Gold, is concerned that the value of the all-share deal has been eroded, according to a person familiar with the matter....
22:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after the states passed near-total bans on abortion....
22:39, 05/17/2019

U.S. stocks drop late in session on trade uncertainty Wall Street shares extended losses in late trade on Friday after CNBC reported that the next round of U.S.-China negotiations was in flux, looking set to end a seesaw week the same way they started with selling on worries about the escalating trade w...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Nxivm ‘slave master’ describes naked group meetings with leader A Nxivm “slave master” took the stand Friday against her one-time “grandmaster” Keith Raniere, divulging the alleged upstate sex cult’s naked meetings with the Svengali-like leader. Raniere kept his eyes glued to Lauren ...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Wall Street ends lower on trade uncertainty; Dow down for fourth week Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years....
22:39, 05/17/2019

Khloe Kardashian Recalls Lamar Odom's Overdose and Why She "Paused the Divorce" It's the love story Kardashian fans won't soon forget. Exactly 30 days after Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom met for the first time at Ron Artest's party, the pair would......
22:39, 05/17/2019

Repatriation of extremist fighters and families to Kazakhstan, welcomed by UN rights expert Stressing the need for some Governments to reform their laws and policies on fighting terrorism and extremism, an independent UN human rights expert welcomed on Friday Kazakhstan’s repatriation of 231 of its citizens from conflict sites in Syria and ...
22:52, 05/17/2019

Here are some cute photos of a orphaned bear cub that a mountain village in Bosnia took in Reuters A two-month-old female bear cub wandered into a mountain village in Bosnia. Initially, locals feared her mother might come looking for her and directed her away from the village. The bear cub came back the next morning so the town decided to...
00:52, 05/18/2019

John Deere predicts battered US farmers will cut purchases by $464 million American farmers grappling with low crop prices and the loss of Chinese markets due to President Trump's trade struggle with Beijing are likely to purchase $464 million less in tractors and harvesters from Deere & Co. this year than the manufacturer ...
02:26, 05/18/2019

Lions Gate offered to sell Starz to CBS for $5.5 billion: sources Lions Gates Entertainment offered to sell cable channel Starz to CBS Corp for $5.5 billion after rebuffing a lower offer, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
02:26, 05/18/2019

Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps get choked up during emotional 'Tonight' farewell Michelle Williams fulfilled her BFF duties, being present for Busy Philipps' final episode of "Busy Tonight" on E! Thursday.        ...
03:39, 05/18/2019

| 5 key stages in Israel Folau's career Israel Folau's stunning fall from grace has overshadowed one of the world's great sporting careers, spanning Aussie Rules, rugby league and rugby union....
03:52, 05/18/2019

Solution for remotely monitoring oil wells wins MIT $100K The winner of Wednesday’s MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition was a startup helping oil well owners remotely monitor and control the pumping of their wells, increasing production while reducing equipment failures and cutting methane emissions. ...
04:13, 05/18/2019

China’s retaliation against new Trump tariffs will send U.S. hog farmers into a tailspin Chinese buyers canceled a major order for American pork, heightening fears that the trade dispute was set to inflict even more pain on American farmers who have taken a series of hits in Trump’s trade wars....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Tiger Woods' poor play stunning as is way he accepted missing PGA Championship cut Just 33 days after Masters win, Tiger Woods came crashing to earth at PGA Championship, shooting 36-hole total of 5-over par to miss cut by a stroke.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Woods shoots 73, 5 over for 36 holes, misses cut at PGA Tiger Woods shoots 3-over 73 in 2nd round of PGA Championship to finish at 5 over for 36 holes and miss cut by 1 stroke        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

What can cause stomach pain and nausea? Stomach pain and nausea often occur together and can affect both adults and children. Although these symptoms usually resolve within a few days, they can sometimes be a sign of a more serious condition. Learn more here....
06:26, 05/18/2019

Ex-CIA officer Kevin Mallory sentenced to 20 years for spying for China Former special agent jailed for selling classified US ‘defence information’ for $25,000 in 2017An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an “alarming trend” in the US intelligence co...
06:52, 05/18/2019

FA Cup Final 2019: Prediction, Man City vs Watford lineups, odds, live stream, TV channel and head to head Manchester City have the chance to clinch an unprecedented domestic treble as they meet underdogs Watford in the FA Cup Final at Wembley later on today....
10:13, 05/18/2019

Florida woman accused of threatening mass shooting at elementary school A Florida woman was charged Friday with threating to carry out a mass shooting at a school in an online post. Juliana Cote, 26, of Tampa, made the threat Thursday, the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office said. Cote “made a public posting on her Facebook ac...
10:39, 05/18/2019

Even Harvard Is Now Teaching Personal Finance Ivy League universities haven’t typically focused on basic financial life skills. That is starting to change, thanks in part to rising debt levels for young Americans and growing anxiety and uncertainty about their economic futures....
13:39, 05/18/2019

"Avoidable": Top Election Officer Denies Reports Of Rift Over Poll Code Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today said reports of Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa skipping meetings related to the poll code violations - as he was not allowed to record his dissent -......
13:52, 05/18/2019

DiCaprio-produced Formula E documentary to have Cannes premiere "A new documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio that covers ABB FIA Formula E’s final Gen1 season in 2017/18 will have its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next week."...
14:13, 05/18/2019

Bucks inch closer to NBA finals with dominant Game 2 win over Raptors Bucks defeat Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 lead in East finalsAntetokounmpo leads way with 30 points, 17 reboundsGiannis Antetokounmpo started the game with an emphatic dunk. The next possession, a sprawling block to deny Marc Gasol. The next possession, a...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Ex-Oregon football star credited with foiling shooter at Portland high school Keanon Lowe reportedly tackled armed gunman at high schoolLowe played for UO from 2011 to 2014, catching 10 touchdownsA former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Ore...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Australian federal election 2019: ABC predicts Coalition win as Labor fails to make gains – politics live Australia is set to return Morrison government after Labor is hit hard in Queensland. Follow all the updates and analysis, liveLive election results as they come inWhich policies have gained support in today’s vote? The swingometer: see which elector...
14:26, 05/18/2019

KITTEN WATCH: Mother bobcat found dead on east side TUCSON – Tucson Wildlife Center is asking residents to keep an eye out for bobcat kittens on the east side of Tucson after a mother bobcat was found dead earlier this week. According to TWC, the remains of the mother bobcat was found along Tanq...
15:13, 05/18/2019

President Donald Trump Delays Decision On Auto Tariffs For Up To 6 Months President Donald Trump on Friday announced a six-month delay in imposing steep tariffs on auto imports, seeking to pressure Europe and Japan into bargaining table concessions on trade....
15:39, 05/18/2019

Petrobras told to end McLaren F1 deal early by Brazil president Petrobras is seeking to end its partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 team at the request of Brazil's national government, the country's new president has claimed...
15:39, 05/18/2019

MotoGP Le Mans: Vinales tops wet FP3, Rossi and Rins to run in Q1 Maverick Vinales set the pace in a wet third MotoGP practice at Le Mans, as championship protagonists Valentino Rossi and Alex Rins were among those consigned to a Q1 appearance...
15:39, 05/18/2019

ABC TV: most likely election result is return of Australia government Australia's conservative coalition government looks like it would be returned to office in Saturday's election, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation said, though it was unclear if it would hold an outright majority....
15:52, 05/18/2019

Men are a multibillion dollar growth opportunity for the beauty industry The men's personal care industry is predicted to hit $166 billion by 2022, according to Allied Market Research. Last year, men's skin-care products alone saw a more than 7% jump in sales, according to market researcher NPD Group....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Austria's Sebastian Kurz under fire for far-right coalition The resignation of Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has led German politicians to warn against political alliances with populists. Many are now demanding new elections in Austria....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Switzerland on collision course with EU over gun control Switzerland is facing the choice between changing its gun laws or falling out of Europe's open-border system. But in a country with a strong aversion to regulation, gun owners feel their traditions are coming under fire....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Ubisoft gives more details on Ghost Recon: Breakpoint's all-new raids Following the success of WIldlands, the Ghost Recon: Breakpoint team are doubling down on endgame content, with a co-op raid - a first for the franchise....
17:39, 05/18/2019

Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have released the identity of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school. The Portland Police Bureau said Saturday that Angel Granados Dias had been book...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Cristina Fernandez takes surprise back seat in Argentine presidential race Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will run as a vice presidential candidate in elections later this year, a surprise move by the firebrand former leader who had been widely expected to be the main challenger to incumbent Mauricio Macri....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Fight Inspired Latin America. It May be Shut Down. A panel of United Nations-backed investigators charged around 700 people. Other countries wanted their own anti-graft groups, but a coming election may spell its end....
19:52, 05/18/2019

Hegerberg stars as Lyon crush Barcelona to win Women’s Champions League • Final: Lyon 4-1 Barcelona• Norwegian Ada Hegerberg hits a hat-trick in the first half-hourPeople will bemoan the gulf in class. This was supposed to be competitive football at the top level. But Lyon’s one-sided mauling of Barcelona is not somethin...
20:52, 05/18/2019

Alex Rodriguez bathroom photo highlights permissive privacy laws Former Yankees slugger snapped through apartment windowLawyers seek photographer but legal recourse uncertainNew York’s liberal privacy laws are under scrutiny as lawyers for the retired baseball star Alex Rodriguez try to track down the photographer...
20:52, 05/18/2019

Pete Buttigieg wants Thomas Jefferson events and buildings renamed Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg called for everything honoring Thomas Jefferson to be renamed. “Yeah, we’re doing that in Indiana. I think it’s the right thing to do,” Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, said in ...
20:52, 05/18/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
21:26, 05/18/2019

Veteran in California impaled by tripod thrown from highway overpass A man in Sacramento was arrested for attempted murder for allegedly throwing a stolen tripod from a highway overpass. The object impaled a man identified as a military veteran through his lung as he was being transported in a van that passed under th...
22:26, 05/18/2019

The ‘bad guy’ mentality driving Mets’ Edwin Diaz Mets closer Edwin Diaz saved some time for a Q&A session with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How do you want to be remembered one day? A: I want to be a Hall of Famer. Q: What is your mentality on the mound? A: I try to be the bad guy for [opponents]...
00:13, 05/19/2019

Europe’s far-right leaders unite with a vow to ‘change history’ Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen are joining with allies to create what may be the third-largest bloc in the European parliamentItalian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of his European far-right allies in front of Milan’s Gothic cathe...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Family Romance review: Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further Werner Herzog has come to Cannes with a stranger-than-fiction piece of work, a lo-fi headscratcher ...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Alvarado rebounds, Rays top Yanks 2-1, back into 1st place José Alvarado held on for a save a day after his ninth-inning meltdown, Austin Meadows homered off Luis Cessa in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Yankees 2-1 and regain the AL East lead after dropping behind New York...
01:26, 05/19/2019

Columbine school shooting survivor found dead in home STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man who survived the 1999 Columbine school shooting and later became an advocate for fighting addiction has died. Routt County Coroner Robert Ryg said Saturday that 37-year-old Austin Eubanks died overnight ...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says will jointly produce S-500s with Russia after purchase of S-400s Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the purchase of S-400 defense systems from Russia was a done deal, adding that Ankara would also jointly produce S-500 defense systems with Moscow....
02:00, 05/19/2019

The Best 300SL Gullwing Replica is One That Does Mad Burnouts I saw this car in the real at the SEMA show last fall, and I had to do a double take. My first impression was that some damn fool had modified an original Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing coupe, and I was going to have to throw hands. But as I walked aro...
04:00, 05/19/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summer, and all the wonderful memories forever attache...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Phil Mickelson’s work toward elusive US Open begins now Phil Mickelson had a very Phil Mickelson round on Saturday in the third round of the PGA Championship. It was a wild one, featuring just six pars in 18 holes. The problem was, he carded just three birdies to go with nine bogeys. The end result was a ...
04:52, 05/19/2019

Another comeback gives Warriors 3-0 lead on Blazers Stephen Curry saved 21 of his game-high 36 points for the second half and Draymond Green recorded a triple-double Saturday night as the Golden State Warriors rallied to stun the host Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 for a 3-0 lead in their Western Confe...
06:39, 05/19/2019

Warriors bury Blazers with another big quarter for 3-0 series lead The Warriors did it again, using a big third quarter to erase a halftime deficit and run past the Blazers 110-99 for a commanding 3-0 series lead.        ...
07:52, 05/19/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreigners including the pilot died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said....
09:00, 05/19/2019

| Egypt blackface sketch spotlights racism in region An Egyptian comedian has sparked anger by using blackface in a sketch and mocking Sudanese people, drawing attention to what experts say is a deeper racism problem in the region....
09:13, 05/19/2019

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
11:26, 05/19/2019

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