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'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels

Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in ...

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels

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Argentine lawmaker fighting for his life after being ambushed by gunmen in parked car An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983....
00:13, 05/11/2019

Augusta Savage: the extraordinary story of the trailblazing artist Her groundbreaking leaps forward for women of colour in the world of art might have been overlooked but a new exhibition hopes to correct thatIn 1939, the artist Augusta Savage was the first African American woman to open her own art gallery in Ameri...
10:26, 05/08/2019

John Singleton’s Boyz n the Hood Was Just the Start of a Fearless, Trailblazing Career The Oscars So White debacle of 2015 opened a galvanizing conversation about how filmmakers of color might carve out greater opportunity in Hollywood. But that battle is hardly a new one, and in the early 1990s, John Singleton, who died Monday at age ...
00:26, 04/30/2019

Inside James Charles' Trailblazing Rise to YouTube Superstardom and the Endless Controversies That Just May Be His Downfall It's been a rough few days for James Charles. One of the biggest names in the YouTube beauty industry--which, yes, is a big deal; ask any Gen Z-er in your life--the 19-year-old......
19:39, 05/14/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Homeland Security steps up use of biometrics data on border The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday it was increasing the use of biometric data such as DNA testing to crack down on migrants posing as "fake families" crossing the United States' southern border....
00:13, 05/03/2019

Homeland Security to seek more funding to handle migrant crossings Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Tuesday said his department plans to ask Congress for more money to deal with an influx of migrants along the southern border with Mexico....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Homeland Security to launch pilot program of DNA testing at border Migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with children will be asked to submit to a voluntary DNA test in order to prove they are related....
05:52, 05/02/2019

Homeland Security Plans to Pilot DNA Testing at the U.S.-Mexico Border Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials will soon pilot a DNA testing program at the U.S.-Mexico border in an attempt to catch migrants traveling with children who are not their own. The program is set to start next week at two ports of entry...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Homeland Security asks military to build tent cities for migrants near border The Department of Homeland Security has asked the military to build half a dozen tent cities near the southern border to house some 7,500 migrants, according to a report. A Defense Department spokesman confirmed to NBC News that DHS made the request,...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Homeland Security to Start DNA Testing Asylum Seekers as It Tries to Back Up 'Fake Families' Scare Tactic The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will start using Rapid DNA tests on some asylum seekers at the U.S.–Mexico border next week, according to a new report from CNN. The tests are intended to determine whether adults and children who are travelin...
21:00, 05/01/2019

New fossil unearths dinosaur with bat-like wings WASHINGTON — A fossil unearthed in northeastern China of a feathered dinosaur a bit bigger than a blue jay that possessed bat-like wings represents a remarkable but short-lived detour in the evolution of flight and the advent of birds, scientis...
14:52, 05/09/2019

Dirty Russian oil fuels anger in Minsk When Poland turned the taps off on contaminated Russian oil this week, fears of price hikes were felt in Germany and Poland. But for Belarus, the issue could have deeper ramifications in its relations with Moscow....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Chatwood fuels Cubs with 2B off childhood friend Cubs pitcher Tyler Chatwood notched his fourth career double off his childhood friend and groomsman Matt Andriese to spark a 15th-inning rally as Chicago won a wild one in Arizona....
07:13, 04/29/2019

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

Actress hopes to open more doors for more Native Americans NEW YORK (AP) — Newcomer Sivan Alyra Rose represents a rarity as one of the few people of Native American descent to star in a Netflix series. But she hopes her breakthrough will encourage more opportunities for women like her. The show centers aroun...
19:26, 05/09/2019

Trauma lives on in Native Americans by making us sick – while the US looks away Physical and mental health are a reality for far too many Native Americans and so is the fact that they are routinely ignored by this countryExterminate, remove, assimilate, terminate, relocate. Most Americans will have no context for the relationshi...
14:39, 05/09/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Native nations. And yet, some of the art found around the Capitol still manages to be jarring in its ahis...
22:13, 05/15/2019

Mavs say Porzingis involved in incident in native Latvia The Dallas Mavericks say Kristaps Porzingis was involved in an altercation at a nightclub in his native Latvia        ...
06:52, 05/13/2019

Senate Homeland Security panel's chair hopes Strzok-Page texts will fuel leak probe Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson said Wednesday that internal text messages between two FBI employees should convince the intelligence community's inspector general to investigate potential leaks in regard to the Trump collusio...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Blues defence fuels offence in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks Defencemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece....
17:26, 05/14/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Defensemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues overcome another big game from San Jose’s Logan Couture with a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conferenc...
07:13, 05/14/2019

New iOS 13 leak suggests redesigned apps and a native 'swipe' keyboard iOS 13 is shaping up to be more feature-rich than Apple's current iOS 12 software, according to leaks about the next iPhone and iPad operating system update.The biggest change could be coming to the native keyboard, reports Bloomberg citing anon...
02:13, 05/07/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Five-foot-long non-native lizard captured in Florida after a year on the run A five-foot-long lizard was captured and removed from the wild after a year on the loose, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said on Friday....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Unearthed! The missing Native American city on the Great Plains Following an enigmatic map and the footsteps of an ill-fated conquistador, archaeologists may have unearthed one of the biggest pre-Columbian settlements in the US...
14:53, 04/28/2019

The joys of springs: how Kenya could steam beyond fossil fuel Engineers are tapping the Rift Valley’s subterranean energy to power an expanding economyA faint smell of sulphur, a shrill hiss of gas and a Rift Valley panorama punctuated by 30 pillars of steam mark the frontline of renewable energy growth in Keny...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals....
20:00, 05/02/2019

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
14:51, 04/28/2019

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

Nissan earnings slide fuels Renault deal pressure Renault is quietly pushing for a change of Nissan leadership as a prelude to merger talks, sources at both companies said, after the Japanese carmaker warned of a further earnings slide in the wake of the Carlos Ghosn scandal....
00:39, 05/15/2019

Oil Giant Total Fuels Push in Gas With $8.8 Billion Africa Deal Total SA’s deal to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp. assets in Africa pushes its business deeper into dangerous regions while cementing its position as the world’s No. 2 supplier of liquefied natural gas....
18:13, 05/11/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Native American women disappearing from US citiesFor generations, the deaths and disappearances of Nat...
19:13, 05/01/2019

A Native American woman's brutal murder could lead to a life-saving law Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s murder sparked outrage in the US. A bill named after her aims to address the crisis of violence against native womenThere was heartbreak across Indian Country in August 2017 when the body of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontain...
10:26, 05/02/2019

Fossil blubber shows ichthyosaurs were warm blooded reptiles A fossil so well preserved that its skin is still flexible is revealing much more about the marine reptiles called ichthyosaurs that swam in the sea during the age of dinosaurs...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Mystery whale found near Norway fuels Russian navy speculation Norwegian fishermen found a beluga whale swimming through arctic waters wearing some sort of harness. Scientists linked the equipment to the Russian navy....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Belief fuels era of remarkable Champions League comebacks | Jonathan Wilson Liverpool and Tottenham recovered from seemingly impossible situations to show that, in the Champions League, anything is possible these daysYes, yes, very good, but does the Champions League have any other tricks? It has become like Jed Mercurio kil...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Barcelona’s collapse at Anfield fuels awkward questions of identity | Sid Lowe Ernesto Valverde’s team failed to deliver on Lionel Messi’s Champions League dream and the issues seem to run deepAt the end Leo Messi collapsed to the floor and for a time he just lay face down on the grass, until a teammate eventually came and lift...
19:39, 05/08/2019

New sulfur caps for shipping fuels will help make the shale boom even bigger The shale revolution here in the U.S. has reduced energy prices for consumers and saved taxpayers money on heating, cooling, and transportation bills. Because of our record production levels, America is less dependent on imports of crude oil and natu...
13:13, 05/06/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreading to countries around the world.In the civil diso...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Cambridge University agrees to explore fossil fuel divestment plan Ex-archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams welcomes plans for fully costed proposals The former archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has welcomed an “urgent change” by Cambridge University, after it agreed to provide fully costed plans setting out...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Astonishing Denisovan Fossil Discovery Traced Back to Buddhist Monk The archaeology world is abuzz today with news of the first Denisovan fossil found outside of Siberia. The 160,000-year-old jawbone was uncovered by a Buddhist monk in a Chinese cave nearly 40 years ago—an aspect of this story that’s as intriguing as...
03:39, 05/02/2019

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Stacey Abrams fuels White House speculation, says she's 'going to look at the 2020 presidential election' Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said she’s “going to look at the 2020 presidential election,” fueling speculations that she will join the crowded Democratic presidential primary field....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Amy Poehler’s love for her castmates—and lots of alcohol—fuels her trip to Wine Country Both on screen and off, Amy Poehler’s steadfast belief in the power of women working together has made her a sort of patron saint of female friendship, an ambassador of the joys of—as our sister site The Onion once put it—friends validating the livin...
08:39, 05/11/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts recorded over the last several years, Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea has amplified...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at busines...
04:13, 05/16/2019

How Students Convinced Beto O'Rourke to Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Money The transformation of Beto O’Rourke into a legit climate change candidate took another turn on Wednesday night when he announced he was pledging to turn away donations from fossil fuel executives.Read more......
22:39, 05/02/2019

Jawbone Fossil Reveals More About the Denisovans, a Mysterious Species that Mated With Modern Humans In 2010, archaeologists found evidence of a previously unknown hominin, the Denisovans, in a Siberian cave. Researchers are now reporting the discovery of a 160,000-year-old Denisovan jawbone pulled from a cave on the Tibetan Plateau. The fossil is n...
21:00, 05/01/2019

2,000-year-old cosmic fossil found from star explosion Chinese astronomers saw millenia ago Astronomers found a 2,000-year-old cosmic fossil embedded in a field of stars — likely the leftovers of an explosion that Chinese astronomers saw and wrote about long ago....
17:13, 05/08/2019

St. Louis native Patrick Maroon sends Blues to conference final with double-OT goal in Game 7 Patrick Maroon, a St. Louis native, sent the Blues to the conference final with a goal that ended a stunning 47-save streak by the Stars' Ben Bishop.        ...
12:13, 05/08/2019

Meet T. rex's teeny-tiny cousin: 3-foot tall tyrannosaur fossil discovered Sure, we've all seen the monstrous T-rexes running amok in "Jurassic Park" and other movies. It turns out they weren't all huge behemoths.        ...
20:26, 05/06/2019

Boston Red Sox Manager Alex Cora to Skip White House Visit While His Native Puerto Rico Is Still Struggling Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is cool on the complimentary White House visit that comes with winning the 2018 World Series as long as his homeland Puerto Rico is still struggling to get back to normal after Hurricane Maria....
22:39, 05/06/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday....
00:13, 05/11/2019

The Cops Are Fighting Outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spent his Thursday soaking up accolades during his retirement ceremony at the Department of Justice. But not everyone had such kind things to say for the man who essentially shepherded Special Counsel R...
17:13, 05/10/2019

The best heavyweights are fighting... just not each other, for now There are three undefeated big men at the top of the heavyweight division: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. They could make for years of big events -- only if they would fight each other....
18:39, 05/16/2019

The Latest: GOP lawmaker says Barr proxy for Dem anger WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia probe (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is calling a Democratic effort to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt o...
16:26, 05/06/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the country since it returned to democracy in 1983. Officials say that lawmaker Hé...
19:26, 05/09/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman......
13:00, 05/11/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling in the Venezuelan crisis....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify to Congress about his investigation into Russian election interference and attempts by P...
22:26, 05/01/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the House floor to voice his support for a woman's......
05:52, 05/03/2019

Ban on banana-based artwork at Polish museum fuels banana-based protests The head of the museum, who was appointed by the government in November, said Monday he appreciated the role of both artists in Poland's culture, but the gallery's limited space requires "creative changes" to the exhibition. He denied pressure from t...
20:26, 04/29/2019

US Lawmaker Says Rape Can Be "Consensual". Female Colleague Corrects Him A Republican Missouri legislator apologised on Friday for saying that some sexual assaults are "consensual rapes" during a debate over a new, restrictive antiabortion bill....
21:13, 05/18/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children because it might promote global warming....
18:26, 05/15/2019

Aam Aadmi Party Lawmaker Devinder Sehrawat Joins BJP Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, the second legislator to quit the party and join the saffron fold in less than a week....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Lawmaker calls on MLB to change rain delay rules After a rash of rain delays and postponements in the early part of the season, a Brooklyn councilman sent a proposal to MLB's commissioner.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

UK's Labour will not abstain in Brexit vote: senior lawmaker Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote against Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union withdrawal bill next month, and will not abstain, if the deal does not meet Labour's conditions, a senior lawmaker said on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednesday. Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri propo...
21:52, 05/08/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the prime minister should be "banned for 72 years"......
10:13, 04/30/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin turned down his demand....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Democratic lawmaker films himself berating abortion protester PHILADELPHIA — A Democratic Pennsylvania state lawmaker is drawing criticism for recording himself berating a woman demonstrator at length outside an abortion clinic in Philadelphia, calling her an “old white lady” and her protest “grotesque.” State ...
09:52, 05/07/2019

Missouri GOP lawmaker apologizes for ‘consensual rape’ comment A Republican state lawmaker in Missouri is under fire for using the term “consensual rape” while defending an abortion ban proposal. “Most of them were date rapes or consensual rapes,” Missouri Rep. Barry Hovis said Friday about the sexua...
17:39, 05/18/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
20:52, 05/18/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was trying to criticize politicians’ focus on abortion as they neglect social services. The commen...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
02:52, 05/10/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in the residence of the Italian ambassador....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Pro-vaccine lawmaker reports online threat to her children HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state lawmaker says her children were threatened online by a person who opposes mandatory vaccinations for all school children. Democratic Rep. Liz Linehan, of Cheshire, posted Wednesday on Facebook that state Cap...
18:13, 05/02/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae Bareli from Lucknow. She has accused the BJP of......
19:52, 05/14/2019

Argentine lawmaker in serious condition after shooting near National Congress An Argentine lawmaker from the northern province of La Rioja was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires....
17:26, 05/09/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.” Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims posted a two-min...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Britain's May should set resignation date next week: senior lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmakers to address her future, the group's chairman said on Saturday....
17:52, 05/11/2019

Minnesota lawmaker booked after clashes at hotel, hospital ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say Minnesota state lawmaker Matt Grossell was arrested when he refused to leave a St. Paul hospital where he was taken after allegedly causing a ruckus at a hotel bar. Police said in a release Sunday that officers were ...
01:00, 05/06/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Islands....
08:52, 05/15/2019

Polish lawmaker panned for excusing priest who abused girls Poland's opposition lawmakers are demanding that a ruling party member stop working on new laws to curb sex abuse of minors after he allegedly tried to justify the actions of a priest convicted of pedophilia....
15:00, 05/15/2019

A GOP lawmaker used the phrase ‘consensual rape’ during abortion debate. He says he misspoke. Missouri state Rep. Barry Hovis, a former police lieutenant, said most of the sexual assault cases he handled in his law enforcement career were "date rapes or consensual rapes."...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
18:26, 05/16/2019

GOP lawmaker indicted for trying to trade his vote for cash, lying to the FBI, authorities say The charges set off bipartisan calls for the legislator's resignation — requests he has so far forcefully resisted, claiming his innocence and setting up a potential intraparty showdown in the GOP-controlled Michigan state legislature....
05:13, 05/16/2019

Iranian lawmaker says 'saboteurs from a third country' may be behind Fujairah explosions: IRNA A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Monday that "saboteurs from a third country" could be behind explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Democratic leaders back Muslim lawmaker after Holocaust comments U.S. Democratic leaders on Monday rallied behind a freshman lawmaker on Monday after President Donald Trump and other Republicans attacked her over comments about the Holocaust and Palestinians....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Lawmaker, breaking with GOP, accuses Trump of obstruction, impeachable conduct Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., broke with his Republican colleagues on Saturday when he claimed that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report showed President Trump engaging in "impeachable conduct."...
00:00, 05/19/2019

Renuka Chowdhury Slams BJP Lawmaker For His ''Open Defecation'' Remark Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhury on Sunday tore into BJP lawmaker Rajveer Singh over his controversial remark about Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi....
02:39, 04/29/2019

Trump's Fed pick Moore faces mounting lawmaker doubts Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, with one Republican senator saying she was "very unlikely" to back economic commentator Stephen Moore and another calling his nomination "...
01:26, 05/01/2019

U.N. urges Venezuela to clarify fate of detained opposition lawmaker The U.N. human rights office called on Venezuela's government of Nicolas Maduro on Friday to disclose the whereabouts of opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was arrested last week....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Ex-GOP lawmaker Erik Paulsen joins USMCA lobbying effort Former Minnesota Republican congressman Erik Paulsen announced on Wednesday he had joined the Pass USMCA Coalition, an ad-hoc group of trade associations lobbying Congress to pass President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade....
12:13, 05/02/2019

Lawmaker’s ‘Nazi’ remark over pipeline fight draws criticism HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker protesting a gas pipeline project in her neighborhood is apologizing for saying “Nazis were just doing their jobs too” in response to complaints that demonstrators were preventing worke...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Escalates Into Second Day of Airstrikes (Bloomberg) — Israel and Gaza-based militants are digging in for extended fighting after a barrage of hundreds of rockets and retaliatory airstrikes boiled over into a second day, threatening to undo months of Egyptian-brokered efforts to reach...
09:13, 05/06/2019

The Flappy Bird Fighting Game Is Somehow Good Remember Flappy Bird, the mobile game that took the world by storm (and made its creator, Dong Nguyen, upwards of $50,000 a day) back in early 2014? Nguyen pulled the game from the App Store just a month after its debut, but the legacy of Flappy Bird...
02:26, 05/04/2019

US Shooting Survivor, 12, Wanted To "Go Down Fighting With Baseball Bat" The sixth-grader stood outside his Colorado charter school, one arm wrapped around his dad, while he described how he had planned to try to thwart an active shooter....
14:13, 05/10/2019

| Vunipola comes out fighting to bury Folau storm Billy Vunipola acknowledged that a starring role for Saracens was the only way he could come out fighting after criticism for defending Israel Folau's...
16:52, 05/12/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fake news. Just because a story is online, doesn’t me...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to again flee for their lives....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleague....
18:52, 05/12/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close to the legislator said....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuela lawmaker seeks refuge in Argentine embassy after colleague's arrest A Venezuelan opposition lawmaker sought refuge at the Argentine embassy in Caracas on Thursday, according to an Argentine foreign ministry source and a Reuters witness, after another top figure in the opposition-controlled legislature was arrested on...
20:26, 05/09/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
13:39, 05/14/2019

Top Romanian lawmaker raps president, prosecutors ahead of referendum, EU poll A senior Romanian lawmaker accused President Klaus Iohannis of seeking to hijack this month's European Parliament elections in the country by calling a referendum on the same day on the ruling coalition's contested judicial plans....
16:26, 05/03/2019

Lawmaker Héctor Olivares dies, three days after shooting attack near Congress A member of the pro-government Radical Civic Union party who represented La Rioja province in the Chamber of Deputies, Héctor Olivares passed away three days after wounds sustained in brazen shooting attack outside Congress....
16:26, 05/13/2019

Iranian lawmaker says explosions at UAE port show Gulf security is fragile A senior Iranian lawmaker said on Sunday that explosions near Fujairah port in the United Arab Emirates showed that the security of Gulf states is fragile....
21:39, 05/12/2019

Argentine lawmaker wounded, aide killed in 'mafia-style' attack An Argentine lawmaker was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires, in what the country's security minister described as a "mafia-style" attack....
20:26, 05/09/2019

Argentine lawmaker Olivares dies from injuries after 'mafia-style' shooting Argentine lawmaker Hector Olivares died on Sunday after he was shot in what authorities called a "mafia-style" attack outside Congress in downtown Buenos Aires on Thursday, according to state-run news agency Telam....
02:13, 05/13/2019

This Colorado Lawmaker’s Son Was Killed in a Shooting. Now He’s Sharing His Advice for Victims’ Families The first 24 to 48 hours after a shooting occurs, the families of the victims just need to be with people they know. It takes a while to come to terms with the fact that they went to the appropriate meeting spot and watched other people be reunited w...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Bribe Case Against Jammu And Kashmir BJP Chief, Lawmaker After CCTV Clip The Jammu and Kashmir police have filed a First Information Report or FIR against the state BJP chief Ravinder Raina and a legislator for allegedly trying to bribe journalists in Ladakh last week. The......
07:26, 05/09/2019

Lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine ‘mandates’ to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being “typical leftist(s) trying to take credi...
23:52, 05/08/2019

In Paraguay, Fighting Graft With Eggs and Toilet Paper Paraguayans fed up with corruption discovered that public shame was more effective than state institutions at holding crooked politicians accountable....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Fighting Measles, LA Pulls a Classic Move: Quarantine With worries over outbreaks growing nationwide, health officials responded to reports of infected individuals by imposing quarantines at UCLA and Cal State LA....
15:00, 04/28/2019

After latest fighting, Israel’s Gaza blockade questioned This weekend’s violence between Israel and Palestinian militants, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war, shows the limitations of Israel’s Gaza blockade and has fueled calls for a rethinking of the longstanding policy...
21:39, 05/06/2019

Gaza ceasefire halts fighting between Israel and Palestinians Three-day battle killed 23 in Gaza, including two pregnant women, and four in IsraelIsrael and Palestinian militants in Gaza stopped firing just before dawn as a ceasefire took hold and suspended some of the deadliest fighting since a war in 2014.Whi...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Intense fighting in northwest Syria as army tries to advance The Syrian army has made a small advance into the rebels' last major stronghold in Syria, a pro-government newspaper and a war monitor reported on Tuesday, after massive bombardments that began late last month....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money but reduce some protections for senior lenders....
22:52, 04/28/2019

6th grader in Colorado school shooting grabbed bat so he could ‘go down fighting’ A sixth-grader who survived the Colorado school shooting held on to a baseball bat during the attack because he wanted to go down fighting, he said on Wednesday. Nate Holley told CNN that he clutched the metal bat while hiding from the two gunmen ins...
05:52, 05/09/2019

Libyan TV says 2 reporters kidnapped amid Tripoli fighting A Libyan television channel says two of its reporters were kidnapped by forces loyal to a military commander while covering fighting in the capital, Tripoli...
15:52, 05/03/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
15:52, 05/11/2019

Libyan officials say 200 people have been killed in recent fighting Khalifa Haftar’s bid to topple UN-recognised government has displaced 50,000 peopleNearly 200 people have been killed and more than 1,000 injured in the most recent wave of fighting in Libya, officials said this weekend.The offensive to take control ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Incredible MotoGP pace due to fighting at the front - Quartararo MotoGP record breaker and Petronas Yamaha rider Fabio Quartararo says his "incredible" race pace was in part due to learning from his front-running rivals in the Spanish Grand Prix...
19:13, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Israel says jihadist group starting new fighting GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Israel-Palestinian conflict: (all times local): 6:25 p.m. The Israeli military says the Palestinian Islamic Jihad group instigated the current round of Gaza-Israel violence. Lt. Col. Jona...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Sidestepping Apple: the third-party tinkerers fighting for your right to repair Online repair communities are spreading repair knowledge online to place power back in the hands of consumersWhen Jessa Jones’s twin daughters flushed her iPhone 4S down the toilet, she decided that she was going to fix it herself. She took the toile...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “sorcery” and accused those defending science of being "typical leftist(s) trying to take credit for ...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Argentina gang arrested after Congress attack; wounded lawmaker condition critical Argentine authorities have arrested members of mafia-style gang after a rare gun attack outside Congress in Buenos Aires killed one official and left a senior lawmaker fighting for his life....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of ammo’Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea and several associates regaled an audience w...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Video: Watch attack on lawmaker Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón In dramatic scenes captured by CCTV cameras, national deputy for La Rioja (UCR) Héctor Olivares and provincial government official Miguel Marcelo Yadón were gunned down near Congress this morning....
19:39, 05/09/2019

World Health Organization issues new tips for fighting dementia As our bodies age, we have to accept new limitations. We lose muscle, joints can become painful or need replacement, and our brains can experience similar declines. Dementia, a cognitive decline often associated with age, has been linked to certain g...
06:39, 05/16/2019

Miami airport workers fighting for better conditions face retaliation Employees for Eulen America say their hours are being cut after discussing worker treatment at a roundtable with local politiciansFor seven years, Leila Benitez has worked as a cabin cleaner at Miami international airport for the Spain-based contract...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Yemen: ceasefire broken as fresh fighting breaks out in Hodeidah UN envoy issues warning as renewed clashes reported following Houthis’ withdrawalRenewed clashes broke out between Houthi rebel fighters and Saudi-backed pro-government forces in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, breaching a ceasefire an...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Libya coast guard detains 113 migrants during lull in fighting The Libyan coast guard has stopped 113 migrants trying to reach Italy over the past two days, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as boat departures resume following a lull in fighting between rival forces in Libya....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Carve Cafe worker stabbed after fighting off muggers: cops A worker at a deli called Carve Cafe was stabbed early Monday — after chasing down two thieves who tried to mug a customer at the Midtown site, cops said. Police said a man and a woman walked into the eatery on 45th Street near Eighth Avenue at about...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Farfus shows WTCR fighting qualities with ‘best touring car race ever’ "Augusto Farfus produced what he admitted later was his ‘best touring car race ever’ after he battled from P19 to fifth in Race 1 at WTCR Race of Slovakia yesterday."...
09:26, 05/13/2019

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives of men, women and children are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential areas with artillery, rockets and airstrikes...
15:39, 04/30/2019

Mortal Kombat 11 review – the best, goriest, fighting game in years Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; NetherRealm Studios/Warner Bros InteractiveThe extreme violence will deter some, but this over-the-top fighter has brains as well as shock valueI never expected Mortal Kombat to show this much heart – at ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make up for its mistakes from when the platform was abused in the 2016 US Presidential election. It’s no...
20:13, 05/07/2019

Mad scientist builds a robot to beat the crap out of him in a VR fighting game Since the 80s, fighting games have been a raucous good time, a way to blow off some steam while digitally beating an AI opponent to smithereens. In the VR world though, these same characters might one day fight back — physically. James Bruton, a robo...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Death tolls rise in surging Israel-Gaza fighting Rockets and missiles from Gaza killed three civilians in Israel while Israeli strikes killed 12 Palestinians, most of them militants, in surging cross-border fighting on Sunday, according to Gazan officials and the Israeli military....
19:26, 05/05/2019

UN urges enforcement of Libyan arms embargo to curb fighting Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging all countries to implement an arms embargo against Libya, saying preventing the proliferation of weapons is important to de-escalate the current fighting and restore stability in the country....
02:52, 05/18/2019

Intensifying fighting in Syria's Idlib threatens fragile ceasefire The lives of 3 million civilians in jihadi-controlled Idlib are at risk due to an escalation in Syrian and Russian attacks. The fighting threatens a shaky truce that has been in place since September....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Netanyahu pledges 'massive strikes' in Gaza in third day of border fighting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he ordered the military to continue "massive strikes" against militants in Gaza as a surge in cross-border hostilities ran into a third day....
14:26, 05/05/2019

John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith John Ryder will box Bilal Akkawy on the Canelo Alvarez undercard in Las Vegas The post John Ryder fighting for mandatory shot at Callum Smith appeared first on Boxing News....
00:26, 05/04/2019

Norwegian Refugee Council: More people displaced by fighting, disasters than ever before More people have been displaced in their home countries by events like war, violence and natural disasters than at any other time in history, a new report said Friday....
20:00, 05/10/2019

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
13:26, 05/17/2019

Stalemate persists in Tripoli after overnight fighting, more civilians flee Heavy fighting raged overnight in the battle for the Libyan capital Tripoli, with neither faction able to secure gains on the frontlines as an offensive by eastern commander Khalifa Haftar entered its fifth week....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Israel and Gaza Step Up Attacks in Bloodiest Fighting Since 2014 War (JERUSALEM) — Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a standstill across the region in the bloodiest fighting since a 2014 war. As Israel pounded Gaza with ai...
09:13, 05/06/2019

House Armed Services lawmaker says US military action in Venezuela would be in supporting, logistical capacity Florida Republican Rep. Mike Waltz weighed in Thursday on the possibility of U.S. military action in Venezuela, saying it would take the form of "a supporting" role and "a logistics effort.”...
22:39, 05/02/2019

GOP's Rep. Biggs: Dem lawmaker 'spilled the beans' on Dems' true aims in Barr contempt hearing House Judiciary Committee Member Andy Biggs said Thursday that a Democratic member of that panel "spilled the beans" about Democrats' true intentions when he asked how President Trump could possibly impeached if Congress cannot see the full Mueller r...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Texas will no longer read death row inmates final statements following lawmaker's outrage The man executed for his part in the dragging death of James Byrd gave no statement from the death chamber, but did leave final words to be read.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Fighting grips Yemen's Hodeidah port, complicating peace moves Houthi fighters and Saudi-backed pro-government forces battled in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, breaching a ceasefire and potentially complicating a troop withdrawal agreement intended to pave the way for wider peace talks....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Afghanistan Dispatch: In Afghan Blood Sports, the Animals Aren’t the Only Ones Fighting In Afghanistan, dogfights attract stadium-sized crowds and big purses. Fighting birds and even camels also feed the Afghan love of animal “sports,” although religious leaders decry them as sinful....
11:26, 04/30/2019

Slime-fighting slug can superglue enemy frogs to trees for days After finding a tree frog stuck fast to a branch, biologists in Australia have discovered that a species of slug defends itself with extremely sticky mucus...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Every Varanasi Resident Fighting Polls As Narendra Modi: PM Video Message Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made an emotional appeal to the people of Varanasi in a video message days before the holy city on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh votes in the final......
16:39, 05/14/2019

Fighting Between Israel and Gaza Eases as Both Sides Hint at Cease-Fire (JERUSALEM) — The Israeli army on Monday lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel, while the Hamas militant group’s radio station in the Gaza Strip reported a cease-fire, signaling a deal had been reached to end the ...
09:13, 05/06/2019

‘I was gonna go down fighting’: Sixth grader grabbed bat in Colorado school shooting (CNN) – Children burst into tears in sixth-grader Nate Holley’s classroom as gunfire erupted at his school Tuesday. Two people believed to be students at STEM School Highlands Ranch had opened fire in two classrooms in the suburban Denver...
21:00, 05/09/2019

News Analysis: A Strange Symbiosis: Why Israel and Gaza Keep Fighting Brief Battles Israel and Gaza have fought eight short battles in the past year. Despite the loss of life, analysts say the clashes work in the interest of both sides’ leaders....
03:39, 05/07/2019

No ‘Middle Ground’ on Fighting Climate Change, Says Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for the Green New Deal on Monday night, with the New York congresswoman saying there should be “no middle ground” when it comes to climate change a...
16:39, 05/14/2019

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thursday, citing a surge of aggression in crisis-torn Libya....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Workers at ‘Soviet-style’ Park Slope Food Coop fighting for union It’s not all kumbaya and kombucha at the Park Slope Food Coop — where life under its socialist-tinged grocery store is apparently so oppressive that the paid workers are trying to unionize....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Opinion: Stop the Kentucky Derby fighting and work for solutions to fix horse racing Instead of fighting over the Kentucky Derby, maybe the only good that can come of this mess would be looking for solutions to racing's biggest issues.        ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians continue to be killed or injured, and refugees and migra...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Libyan national conference postponed, nearly 500,000 children at ‘direct risk’ from fighting around Tripoli An imminent UN-led Libyan conference seeking to set up elections for the war-ravaged, oil-rich country has been postponed because of ongoing clashes near the capital, the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Kim Foxx fighting push to appoint special prosecutor to her handling of Smollett case Chicago's top prosecutor, who has been thrust in the national spotlight after dropping charges against embattled "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, is fighting an effort to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate her office's handling of the controv...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down Anthony Joshua expects to fight Deontay Wilder one day but doesn't know when, and Isaac Dogboe is considering his future The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down appeare...
20:26, 05/13/2019

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

Florida teen dies after fighting 16 months to recover from burns covering 95% of her body Leigh Ann Wirz Chesney, Layne's mother said the teen died from organ failure Friday morning. She was 16 years old.        ...
21:13, 05/12/2019

House Democrats plan marathon public reading of 448-page Mueller report; 'It's not a ploy,' lawmaker insists More than 20 House Democrats are planning a grueling 12-hour-long public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation in its entirety, except for the redacted parts, on Thursday....
14:26, 05/15/2019

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
18:39, 05/07/2019

A 7-year-old girl fighting a brain tumor asked for tons of dog photos, and the internet delivered Fighting a brain tumor isn’t easy, and beating it requires a vast support network of doctors, specialists, and of course friends and family. A 7-year-old Wisconsin girl named Emma has all of that, but when she was diagnosed with an inoperable b...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Tease Me, Stacey: Abrams Says She'll 'Jump In' Presidential Race If Fighting Voter Suppression Isn't a Top Priority Yes, former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she is still mulling over a run for the White House in 2020—and that the decision will rest on an issue dear to her: voter suppression....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Silicon Valley revolt: meet the tech workers fighting their bosses over Ice, censorship and racism Whether it’s protesting projects with immigration authorities or walking out to demand better treatment of women, activism has entered tech with a force the industry has never experiencedThe election happens. The next day at the Slack office, people ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Second Christian woman and her disabled husband fighting death row conviction for committing 'blasphemy' in Pakistan While the news this week that Christian woman Asia Bibi has safely exited Pakistan after years on death row – having been falsely held on blasphemy charges has been lauded by officials and activists globally – the fight for justice is far from over. ...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Like a Boss: Whitney Wolfe Herd’s Work Diary: Fighting Misogyny, One Bumble Brand at a Time The dating-app founder’s week includes testifying before the Texas Legislature, planning a new headquarters and avoiding a lethally enthusiastic Great Dane....
13:52, 05/09/2019

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

A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments House Judiciary Committee Hearings/YouTube Democratic Rep. David Cicilline sparked confusion in an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," where he appeared to suggest that Special counsel Robert Mueller had tentatively agreed to testify in mid-May. "A te...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." Reynolds says the plan is "overly broad" and the FDA should instead focus on Juul....
20:13, 05/02/2019

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
14:53, 04/28/2019

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National A...
14:53, 04/28/2019

GOP lawmaker on Iran threat: Directive was to 'kill and kidnap American soldiers' An Iranian military leader told proxy militias: 'We are getting ready to have a proxy war and target Americans,' a top GOP lawmaker said Friday.        ...
23:52, 05/17/2019

A 12-year-old grabbed a bat and 'was gonna go down fighting' in Colorado school shooting Nate Holley, a 12-year-old sixth grader, told CNN that he grabbed a bat during the Colorado school shooting so he could fight back if necessary.        ...
13:39, 05/10/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
21:52, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
21:52, 04/30/2019

Biohacker Josiah Zayner accused of being an unlicensed practitioner Celebrity biohacker Josiah Zayner says he's under investigation for practicing medicine without a license. The onetime NASA scientist, known on social media for his DIY medical procedures, was sent a letter by the California Department of Consum...
14:13, 05/16/2019

BBC releases free ‘Doctor Who’ VR short Doctor Who fans who can't bear the long wait for the twelfth season are in for a treat. The BBC has released Doctor Who: The Runaway, an animated short VR film based on the classic British sci-fi series and voiced by its own Jodie Whittaker, who...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Living with your parents to save money might dim your chances of becoming a homeowner Young adults who lived with their parents between the ages of 25 and 34 were actually less likely to become homeowners after 10 years than those who didn't....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Bob Hawke: tributes flow after death of former Australian PM – rolling coverage Political leaders, former colleagues and friends all pay tribute to Australia’s longest serving Labor prime minister who has died at home in Sydney News: Bob Hawke, former Australian prime minister, dies age 89Bob Hawke, the typical Australian who en...
15:00, 05/16/2019

The Latest: UK raises threat level for its personnel in Iraq DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Sky News is reporting that the U.K. has raised the t...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Germany’s Merkel squelches speculation about future EU job BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel has squelched a new bout of speculation that she might seek a top European job after standing down as Germany’s leader. Merkel last year gave up the leadership of her center-right party and said she wouldn...
15:13, 05/16/2019

US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Asos billionaire thanks well-wishers after death of three children in Sri Lanka terror attacks Billionaire fashion tycoon Anders Holch Povlsen has thanked the public for their condolences following the deaths of their three "beloved" children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Cannes filmmaker urges Macron to watch tale of French police violence Filmmaker Ladj Ly urged French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday to watch his thriller about a chaotic police patrol, in the running for the top award at Cannes, as an insight into France's "yellow vest" street protests....
15:39, 05/16/2019

What's next for Jets, Giants after offseason of huge changes? From firing GM Mike Maccagnan to trading Odell Beckham Jr., the New York teams have made some major moves. Rich Cimini and Jordan Raanan break it down....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Johnny Depp churns out hammy swan song in ‘The Professor’ It’s tough to watch any Johnny Depp performance lately without recalling the nightmarish entity he’s been alleged to be, off-screen, in recent years. That said, this may be the most well-suited role yet for Depp. The character is perma-sloshed,...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Manchester City referred to UEFA body after financial fair play investigation Manchester City said it was "disappointed" but "not surprised" after it was referred to UEFA's club financial control body adjudicatory chamber following an investigation into allegations of unfair financial practices....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Most Car Buyers Are Ready for Autonomy: Report Consumers are ready to jump behind the wheel of an autonomous vehicle, Europe is hunkering down on EV research, and, yes—there’s tariff news. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, May 16, 2019....
16:00, 05/16/2019

'It had to be raw and dangerous' – Def Leppard, Saxon and Venom on the British metal revival Inspired by punk’s energy, the new wave of British heavy metal helped put the ‘snot and piss’ back into rock music. Its leading players tell the storyJoe Elliott (singer, Def Leppard): The New Wave of British Heavy Metal (NWOBHM) was a phrase invente...
16:13, 05/16/2019

I'm a Eurovision fan, but as a gay man and a Palestinian I can't support it this year | Elias Jahshan I can’t get swept up in the camp, kitsch excitement around the 2019 song contest. The politics are too importantIt’s hard not to love Eurovision: it’s camp, kitsch fun and I’m a sucker for power ballads and dance floor bangers. In recent years, I hav...
16:13, 05/16/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
16:39, 05/16/2019

Thursday's Best Deals: Shark Vacuums, Grooming Essentials, PUMA, and More Shark vacuum freebies, a grooming essentials gold box, and a PUMA spring-to-summer sale lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web....
16:39, 05/16/2019

Surrey blast ECB for 'bashing' existing formats with 'inaccurate' Hundred data Surrey have accused the ECB of "bashing" existing forms of cricket and taking data out of context after the board launched their new competition on Thursday....
16:52, 05/16/2019

'Catch-22': George Clooney on retooling wartime classic about 'cowardly guy' you root for George Clooney returns to TV in his first role since 'ER,' starring in and directing Hulu's 'Catch-22' adaptation.        ...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Walmart Warns Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Increase Prices for Customers (NEW YORK) — Walmart warned on Thursday that higher tariffs on imports from China will mean higher prices. The comments came after the nation’s largest retailer reported its best sale performance at its established U.S. namesake stores fo...
16:52, 05/16/2019

John Wick drops into 'Fortnite' for a bounty-hunting brawl John Wick will be back in theaters this weekend, but the assassin will take up residence on small screens too, as he's starring in a Fortnite event. The Wick's Bounty limited-time mode pits you against other players in a race to earn the mo...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Steve Mnuchin's dad pays record $91M for stainless-steel 'Rabbit' sculpture by Jeff Koons A three-foot stainless-steel rabbit holding a carrot reportedly sold at a record $91.07 million at Christie’s Auction House in New York on Wednesday....
17:13, 05/16/2019

One of the students who helped disarm a STEM School Highlands Ranch shooter said he acted on instinct when he leapt into action AP Photo/David Zalubowski Joshua Jones, 18, helped disarm a shooter at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado last week alongside Kendrick Castillo and Brendan Bialy. Jones said Castillo, who was killed in the shooting, pushed the gunman against a...
17:13, 05/16/2019

10 of the most freezer-friendly foods, according to chefs iStock Freezing foods can be a great way to save time. Some foods freeze better than others. Freezing bread dough can be helpful. Sauce also freezes well. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more. Unless you happen to live with a large group of people...
17:13, 05/16/2019

A woman needed surgery after a jet ski accident caused her genital area to fill with blood Caroline Praderio/INSIDER A woman was tossed off a jet ski, landed on its handlebars, and injured her vulva. The trauma to her genitals resulted in internal bleeding that required surgery, according to a report in British Medical Journal Case Report...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Sonya and Dell Curry Mastered Cheering for Their Sons. But Not at the Same Time. For the first time in N.B.A. history, brothers — Stephen and Seth Curry — are up against each other in a conference finals. This is tricky — for their parents....
17:26, 05/16/2019

The Mailbag Of Thrones answers what the hell just happened and if things will get better in the series finale We learned a lot from Game Of Thrones’ “The Bells,” like how a master of whispers needs to remember the importance of whispering, not even a golden hand can get you past security, and kissing your aunt can help prevent genocide. But the episode rais...
17:26, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka stocks edge up from near 7-year low on bargain hunting; rupee firmer Sri Lankan shares rose on Thursday, snapping their 10-session losing streak to recover from its lowest close in nearly seven years as investors bought beaten down shares. ** The rupee edged higher for the second session after four straight days of lo...
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Air Canada in talks to buy tour operator Transat; shares rise Air Canada said on Thursday it is in talks to buy Canadian tour operator Transat A.T. Inc to expand its leisure service, in an all-cash deal valued at C$520 million ($387.51 million) that boosted shares of both companies in morning trading....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Deontay Wilder promotes upcoming bout by talking about opponent's death in the ring: 'If he dies, he dies' Boxing star Deontay Wilder took the promotion for his upcoming WBC Heavyweight Title defense against Dominic Breazeale to a different level Wednesday....
17:39, 05/16/2019

Boston Bruins fans arrested for assault following playoff hockey game: police Several Boston Bruins fans were arrested on Wednesday after police say they were allegedly involved in a brutal assault of an individual following a playoff hockey game....
17:39, 05/16/2019

Full Blue Moon 2019 UK: What is once in a blue moon? 10 superstitious beliefs about the lunar spectacle You may use the phrase "once in a Blue Moon" to describe how often you find a fiver down the back of the sofa, or in reference to how many times you use your gym membership – but where did the saying actually come from?...
17:52, 05/16/2019

These are the highest paying entry-level jobs in the US No full-time job experience? No problem. This crop of college grads is entering one of the best job markets in decades, with an unemployment rate of just 3.6 percent as of April, the lowest in roughly 50 years. And thanks to this incredibly competiti...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Joe Biden Downplays Infamous 1994 Crime Bill, But Kamala Harris Isn't Here For It Sen. Kamala Harris is not feeling Joe Biden’s claim that the infamous 1994 crime bill—which he was instrumental in creating in order to thwart “predators in our streets” who were “beyond the pale”—did not lead to mass incarceration in the U.S....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Surprising No One, Georgetown Study Confirms Previous Findings on Adultification Bias—By Listening to Black Women and Girls In 2017, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity released Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (pdf), providing concrete data that adults typically perceive black girl...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Pope gives migrant kids a ride in his popemobile in Vatican City Pope Francis gave a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya, as he clashes with Italy’s hard-line government on immigration....
18:13, 05/16/2019

Jogger spat on, threatened groups of Orthodox Jews: cops A Florida jogger was busted this week after allegedly attacking two groups of Orthodox Jews as they returned home from temple after Sabbath services. “I’ll show you,” Daniel Valerivich Starikov, 33, told the first group while clenching his fists, acc...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Lion tears off 4-year-old girl’s scalp at South Africa big cat farm A lion ripped off a 4-year-old girl’s scalp in South Africa when the tot and her father got a little too close to a fence closing off the big cats from the public, according to a new report. Dina Marie de Beer is listed in critical condition after th...
18:13, 05/16/2019

"I Want To Earn It": Robert Vadra On Joining Politics Robert Vadra, the husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, says he has "learnt a lot in the past 20 years", as part of the Nehru-Gandhi family, but when it comes to joining politics, he wants......
18:26, 05/16/2019

PM Offers To Build Vidyasagar Statue, Mamata Banerjee Asks What About Ram Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- accused by the BJP of engineering the vandalism of the statue of 19th Century reformer Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar -- today provided a laundry list of such......
18:26, 05/16/2019

Haryana Minister, Ex-Lawmaker Charged For Disorderly Conduct During Polls Haryana police have charged state minister Manish Grover and former Congress assembly lawmaker BB Batra for allegedly entering a polling booth without permission and disorderly conduct in Rohtak......
18:26, 05/16/2019

DfT “seriously considering” instant fines for drivers who leave engines idling News 16 May, 2019 Instant fines could be issued to drivers who leave engines idling, with the DfT set to meet council representatives to discuss policy...
18:26, 05/16/2019

The best heavyweights are fighting... just not each other, for now There are three undefeated big men at the top of the heavyweight division: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. They could make for years of big events -- only if they would fight each other....
18:39, 05/16/2019

May averts Tory mutiny by agreeing to set her exit date after Brexit bill vote 1922 Committee agrees to let PM wait until after vote on withdrawal agreement bill in early JuneFollow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May has agreed to set a timetable for her departure as prime minister in the first week of June, whi...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
18:52, 05/16/2019

The Evolution of Online Eating Disorder Communities From Tumblr to Twitter Meme Online eating disorder subculture, pockets of the internet where largely young women and girls share inspiration and information on ED behaviors, has always been a black hole of calorie counting and exercising. Little has fundamentally changed since ...
19:13, 05/16/2019

Rep. Gallagher: Threat from Iran to US troops, allies is 'credible' and 'multi-faceted' Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher said the threat from Iran to U.S. forces and our allies is "credible” and “multi-faceted" and the Trump administration is responding to Tehran's "provocations."...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Happy Birthday Janet Jackson, From Every Black Kid Who Performed Homemade Dance Recitals On May 16, 1966 a tiny baby who would be named Janet Damita Jo Jackson performed an eight-count out of her mother’s womb and into the world....
19:26, 05/16/2019

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

W. Africa Crude-Angolan crude exports to edge up in July, diffs to stay high Angola's preliminary loading programme for July emerged on Thursday, indicating a rise of one cargo compared to June, for which a few cargoes still remain. High price offers are expected, given global tightness in physical markets and a broad gap in ...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, according to new research....
19:52, 05/16/2019

A bunny sculpture by Jeff Koons just sold for $91.1 million — another sign that the art world is untethered from reality Koons effected in art what President Trump effected in politics: He choreographed a total collapse of the distinctions between achievement, fame, wealth, taste and success....
20:13, 05/16/2019

| Running to the top of the Empire State building It's the oldest race of its kind in the world. A run up the stairs to the top of the Empire State building in New York draws competitors from around the world....
20:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Brooks Koepka with another 63 in the PGA The Latest on the PGA Championship: Koepka with another 63, 1st player with 63 in consecutive years in the majors        ...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Italy's PM Conte repeats ceasefire call with Libya's Haftar Italy has been trying to mediate in a conflict between Libya's UN-backed government and forces loyal to General Khalifa Haftar. The conflict has revealed bitter divisions between Italy and one of its EU neighbors....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Naked German 'unicorn' politician creates stir at flower show A local politician appearing body-painted but half-naked as a unicorn proved a hit at a gardening exhibition in southwestern Germany. But not everyone was amused....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Several killed after roof collapse in Shanghai Mercedes-Benz dealership A building collapse in Shanghai claimed several lives after around 20 people were trapped under the rubble. Over 150 rescue workers raced to pull the survivors to safety from the former Mercedes dealership....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party expected to dominate in what may be Britain’s last E.U. election This is an election few thought would occur, given that the country voted to leave the European Union three years ago and was scheduled to quit the bloc two months ago....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Spice up your life: Stay overnight in the iconic Spice Girls bus, now listed on Airbnb Spice Girls fans now have the opportunity to stay over in the original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie "Spice World" for a limited time in June.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Buy a round-trip ticket, get a free round-trip ticket free on Frontier Airlines (with a catch) The discount airline's latest promotion will let travelers get one free-round trip ticket when they buy a "Discount Den Fare."        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

A Taco Bell hotel and resort is coming to Palm Springs, California this summer Taco Bell is opening "The Bell," a hotel and resort in Palm Springs, California for a limited time this summer.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

10 vacation rentals with extreme themes No matter what you’re into – from dogs and frogs to Disney and Wes Anderson – there’s a vacation rental out there with your name written all over it.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing, which warned it could hurt trade talks....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March: NTSB Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety Board said o...
21:00, 05/16/2019

British police station mocked for tweeting photo of dangerous knife collection – that includes a spoon Amid the U.K crackdown to stem the burgeoning number of knife attacks, one police department found them the inadvertent subject of internet mockery this week after lauding their knife-seizing efforts on Twitter – for critics to quickly point out the ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

MG ZS EV: electric SUV lands in UK at London motor show Kia Soul EV rival to go on sale in September, and brand boss promises "value for money" MG's first fully electric model, the ZS EV, has made its UK public debut at the 2019 London motor show.  On display for interested punters to examine until 19 Ma...
21:39, 05/16/2019

Microsoft makes Google’s BERT NLP model better Microsoft AI researchers used methods laid out by in part by Google AI chief Jeff Dean for its MT-DNN achieve state-of-the-art language understanding.Read More...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Update to mobile YouTube app makes life a little bit easier A server-side update is being sent out to the mobile YouTube app, according to Android Police. It doesn't contain a major change, but for those who like to view streaming YouTube videos in fullscreen (which is done by holding the phone in landscape o...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Giveaway! The awesome Kodak Printomatic camera will print your photos instantly This giveaway event is open to United States residents only.It's usually all phones all the time for us here at PhoneArena, but every once in a while, a cool gadget comes along that we just can't help but share with our beautiful readers.The latest o...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales consume more alcohol than drinkers elsewhere. (Britons...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Literally, No One Is Stopping You From Buying and Eating These 18 Candy Bars Are you snacking on a piece of candy right now? No? You do realize you’re an adult with a credit card and your mom can’t tell you to stop eating candy, right? If you want it, buy it! Right now, you can get a variety box of full-sized Snickers, Twix, ...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter battle in courthouses around the country to overturn less direct restrictions pass...
22:26, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Father hopes baby cut from slain mom will live CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Relatives of the woman who was strangled before her unborn baby was cut from her womb are expressing relief that their ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Loftus-Cheek has surgery on ruptured achilles "Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has had surgery after suffering a ruptured achilles after a friendly in the United States, the club has confirmed."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Kyrgios expelled as big three reach last eight in Rome An action-packed day at the Italian Open was marred by an astonishing outburst from Australian Nick Kyrgios, who was expelled from the tournament after going wild in the third set of his match against Casper Ruud on Thursday....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Boeing says has completed software update for 737 MAX jets Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Trump's Latest Tariffs Likely to Have Only Modest Impact on Inflation The latest tariff increases on Chinese imports will likely deliver a modest and temporary boost to U.S. inflation,reflecting the relatively small portion of American spending that goes to goods rather than services....
22:52, 05/16/2019

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Brooks Koepka running away with PGA Championship on Day 1 Brooks Koepka began his PGA Championship opening round Thursday at Bethpage Black by dropping a 40-foot birdie bomb on his first hole, the 10th. He ended the round by dropping a 33-foot birdie bomb putt on his final hole, No. 9. And when the dust fro...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Gio Gonzalez is making the Mets look awful Gio Gonzalez has been more than a marginal upgrade for the Brewers since the Mets passed on him again after he opted out of his minor-league contract with the Yankees last month. The 33-year-old lefty owns a 2-0 record and a 1.69 ERA in four starts f...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson lets Pelicans exhale thanks to ‘excited’ stepdad Put the conspiracy theories away. Zion Williamson’s stepfather, Lee Anderson, told the “Off The Bench” podcast that the presumptive No. 1 pick has no plans to return to Duke, despite not hiring an agent yet. The far-fetched idea gai...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Stepfather: Duke star Zion Williamson excited to play for Pelicans Zion Williamson's stepfather told the ESPN affiliate in Baton Rouge, La., the Duke star would be excited to play for the New Orleans Pelicans if they take him with the first pick in June's NBA draft....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Cardinals star CB Patrick Peterson given 6-game PED suspension Arizona Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is being suspended for six games in 2019 after violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Cardinals CB Peterson gets 6-game PED ban Eight-time Pro Bowl CB Patrick Peterson of the Cardinals won't appeal a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's PED policy, a source told ESPN. He will be eligible to return Oct. 20....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Oscar Wilde's London haunt debuts after $50 million makeover Transforming the more than 130-year-old Cadogan Hotel, in the heart of London's posh Chelsea neighborhood, into a world-class luxury address took four years and $50 million....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
23:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing completes 737 MAX software update, working on pilot training plan Boeing Co said on Thursday it had completed a software update for its 737 MAX jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes....
23:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Chip gear maker Applied Materials results beat estimates, shares rise U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc's reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast third-quarter revenue and profit above estimates on Thursday, allaying investor concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Nvidia forecasts second-quarter revenue above estimates Nividia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates on strong demand for its gaming chips and higher sales to data centers, sending its shares up more than 4%....
23:39, 05/16/2019

Joe Biden and son Hunter cleared of wrongdoing by Ukraine prosecutor WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s top prosecutor said he hasn’t seen any evidence of wrongdoing by former Vice President Joe Biden nor his son Hunter Biden in dealings with the country. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Hunter Biden and Burisma, a Uk...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly isn’t ready to go to prison for ‘Bridgegate’ Ex-Chris Christie crony Bridget Kelly still isn’t ready to go to prison for the 2013 “Bridgegate” scandal — she has asked a judge to delay her 13-month sentence until July 10, after her four young kids get out of school. Kelly’s lawyer, Michael...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Trump headed to Manhattan for ritzy fundraiser President Trump will make a rare visit to his luxe Trump Tower pad Thursday after attending a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick. The president was expected to arrive at the Wall Street landing zone about 6...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Cboe Global Markets Announces 2019 Annual Meeting Results CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the shareholder voting results from its 2019 Annual Meeting held today....
23:52, 05/16/2019

Lo-Fi Tactics To Chill And Beat Up Baddies To Lazy Raise the Sale is an upcoming PC tactics game by Jesse Burnett featuring lo-fi visuals and magic spells. An early demo with tons of character classes and a level editor offer plenty of chill strategy battles, and a chance to watch a creator with...
00:00, 05/17/2019

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Killing Rage 2's Enemies Is As Satisfying As Popping Pimples I know something about you that you probably won’t even admit to yourself, a fundamental human truth as undeniable as breathing: You like popping pimples. Slowly applying pressure until those tiny face volcanoes erupt into a gooey spew is one of life...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Manchester City Face Champions League Ban For Breaking UEFA's Dumb Rules Things are moving quickly against Manchester City. After a report earlier this week that the back-to-back Premier League champions could face a ban from the Champions League, the New York Times reports that a ruling is imminent. All of this because M...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Is There Anything Fishy About The Sharks? The San Jose Sharks have forged a reputation over the decades of always being invited to the party and always having to leave by 10:30, either because that’s when their ride is leaving or they have to relieve the babysitter or they have to work in th...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Baseball Owners Want An International Draft Because They Want Absolute Control For North America’s amateur baseball players, be they generational talents like Mike Trout or organizational filler like Mike Fish, the road to the majors begins in the same place: with Major League Baseball’s amateur draft. There is no such system i...
00:13, 05/17/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Toni Duggan determined to help Barcelona win on the biggest stage The former Manchester City forward is ready to face favourites Lyon and two England teammates in the Champions League finalWhen Toni Duggan swapped Manchester City for Barcelona the news transcended women’s football. As the first English player to jo...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Osama bin Laden relative mentioned in Sheffield United investor talks • Details revealed in court case between club’s co-owners• Possibility of Saudi-based investment discussed in 2017 meetingA Saudi businessman related to Osama bin Laden featured in discussions about investors in Sheffield United, a court in London an...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Guy Who Blew $4,000 Lowering His Car Is Demanding His Town Pay Because He Can't Drive Over Speed Bumps to Get to Work Have you ever had one of those moments where some embarrassing memory launches into your mind, unbidden and unwanted, and you spend several painful moments reliving your own shame and misery? I’m guessing that such moments may become common in Christ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
01:00, 05/17/2019

House Democrats start Mueller report marathon reading The reading of all 448 pages of the special counsel’s report is expected to last between 12 to 14 hours, concluding in the early hours of Friday morning.,...
01:00, 05/17/2019

SAT to add ‘adversity score’ that will factor student hardships into college admissions The SAT exam, used by a majority of colleges to grant entrance, will be adding an “adversity score” to the test that will take into account a student’s socioeconomic background in an effort to help colleges take a more rounded approach in the admissi...
01:00, 05/17/2019

The teen who sacrificed his life to help stop the Colorado school shooting is honored by hundreds of Jeeps CNN – When a memorial service was held today at a Colorado church for Kendrick Castillo, the streets around the church were filled with Jeeps. Castillo, the teen who was killed while trying to stop a gunman during the shooting at STEM School H...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Britney Spears' manager clarifies comments, says pop star may work again Meanwhile, the judge overseeing Britney Spears' conservatorship has also ordered a investigation into the team managing the singer's affairs.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Everything the Beverly Hills 90210 Cast Has Survived That We Want to See in the Reunion Duh-nuh-nuh-nuh, duh-nuh-nuh-nuh, chh-chh! Admit it, after reading that simple line of nonsense, you've now got the iconic Beverly Hills, 90210 theme song playing in your mind, where......
01:26, 05/17/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos prolife...
02:00, 05/17/2019

What are the side effects of Adderall? Adderall is a stimulant drug that people with ADHD can take to relieve their symptoms. Adderall can have mild to severe side effects. Learn more here....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals online The 2019 NHL Playoffs are reaching the business end of things and we’re at the point where the Eastern Conference Finals are decided to see who will play for the 2019 Stanley Cup. You can follow our guide to getting a Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera so it doesn't need a notch The Asus ZenFone 6 is the latest flagship phone from the brand, and it's bringing a full front screen thanks to a flippable camera that avoids the necessity of a notch.Instead of having separate front and rear cameras, you can just flip the came...
02:00, 05/17/2019

The cheapest Dyson sales, offers and deals for vacuum cleaners in May 2019 Dyson vacuum cleaners have become some of the most highly-sought after items in the home thanks to their excellent build quality, suction power and eye-catching design. So where are the cheapest Dyson sales happening right now?We've got you cove...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Epic Games Store sale could steal Steam’s thunder with big discounts like 45% off Metro Exodus The so-called Epic Mega Sale has just begun on Epic’s online games store, and whatever your views on this sometimes controversial retail outlet, it can’t be denied that this is indeed a pretty epic event in terms of the discounts availa...
02:00, 05/17/2019

"Passion Is Higher, Endeavour Greater": PM Tweets Throwback From 2014 Days before the last round of the mammoth 7-phase Lok Sabha elections that bring in a new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a moment today to reflect on a memory from 2014 when he was......
02:13, 05/17/2019

Nvidia's Profit Plunges, But Gaming Revenue Shows Signs of Revival Nvidia’s profit fell 68% in the latest period, but the decline wasn’t as steep as Wall Street had expected, and the company said its gaming graphics business returned to growth....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their perso...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Democrats live reading Mueller report on Capitol Hill A group of more than 25 House Democrats are taking turns reading the entire redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller out loud Thursday on Capitol Hill....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson – who is eying a 2021 mayoral run — wasted no time trying to grab th...
02:39, 05/17/2019

Stocks in Asia rise following overnight Dow bounce Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
02:39, 05/17/2019

This British Lad's Body Art Is Quickly Becoming A Chronicle Of Failed Soccer Predictions Meet Jamie. He’s a Leeds United supporter who was proper chuffed when his beloved club made it to the English Championship playoff semifinal, and was likely chuffed even further after they took a 1-0 lead against Derby County in the first leg. Jamie ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon Finally Updated Its Dirt Cheap Fire 7 Tablet Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet—you know, the one you bought two Black Fridays ago because it was like thirty dollars—just got its first upgrade in years, while maintaining the same bargain basement $50 MSRP....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’s Office of the Inspector General and reported by ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of killing his wife Tennessee on Thursday executed a 68-year-old man who was convicted three decades ago of suffocating his wife with a large plastic garbage bag, a crime he blamed on an inmate on work release....
03:26, 05/17/2019

F-16 pilot safely ejects after jet crashes into California building An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, but the pilot safely ejected and no injuries were reported, a base spokesman said....
03:26, 05/17/2019

Famed architect I. M. Pei dies at 102 Famed architect Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I. M. Pei, passed away Wednesday, according to multiple reports. He was 102. “I.M. Pei, Pritzker Prize–winning architect and giant of late 20th-century design, has died at the age of 102,” Architects N...
03:26, 05/17/2019

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
03:39, 05/17/2019

Howard Stern prods 'The View' panel about Rosie O'Donnell, on-air feuds with Meghan McCain Howard Stern knows good drama, and he wasn't afraid to dive right in on "The View" when he asked about Rosie O'Donnell or defended Meghan McCain.        ...
03:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Pinterest shares plummet on disappointing 2019 revenue forecast Pinterest Inc on Thursday forecast 2019 revenue broadly in line with Wall Street targets, disappointing investors who had expected more from the freshly public, high flying stock, and sending its shares down 16 percent....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Sent Back To Jail For Contempt Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning was ordered back to jail on Thursday for refusing to testify before a grand jury believed to be investigating WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Toto Wolff: More to come from Mercedes F1 package in 2019 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says there is still "good" steps to come from its Formula 1 car and engine package, even though it has so far dominated the 2019 season...
04:13, 05/17/2019

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Google's how-to videos explain Assistant's accessibility features As part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google revealed a series of video tutorials meant to help people with disabilities set up and use their Assistant-enabled smart devices. The videos are available in a YouTube playlist, and so far they co...
04:26, 05/17/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
04:26, 05/17/2019

WWE Legend Ric Flair Hospitalized for Health Complications Ric Flair has been hospitalized after suffering a medical emergency again. The 70-year-old WWE Hall of Famer, one of the most popular wrestlers of all time and also known as the......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 presidential run a bad idea for 'unmitigated disaster' mayor, Scaramucci says Bill de Blasio, the latest 2020 Democratic presidential contender, is an "unmitigated disaster" of a leader and people in the city of New York by and large are unhappy with him....
04:39, 05/17/2019

Verizon CEO touts 1.5Gbps peak 5G speed as S10 reviewers hit approved sites Verizon just set the top bar for its 5G service in two cities at 1.5Gbps, but realistically, few users are going to see that sort of speed with the S10 5G.Read More...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Fighter jet crashes into California warehouse Pilot unhurt after ejecting from F-16No injuries reported on ground as cause investigatedA pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outside March Air reserve base in California, military officials said.T...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Take or pay: Belgian ex-king faces paternity fines A Belgian court has ordered the country's former king to pay 5,000 euros ($5,600) a day until he takes a DNA paternity test to resolve a long-running case brought by a woman who says she is his daughter....
04:52, 05/17/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
05:00, 05/17/2019

10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl dies in Mexican custody The death came on the same day as a 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy died in El Paso several weeks after being apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities....
05:00, 05/17/2019

IM Pei, The Architect Behind Louvre Pyramid, Dies At 102 I.M. Pei, an American modernist architect regarded as one of the world's leading designers of civic centers and cultural institutions, including the National Gallery of Art's East Building, the glass......
05:26, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Mexico beats US 2-1 in extra time for CONCACAF U17 title BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Israel Luna scored the tiebreaking goal in the 108th minute, and Mexico beat the United States 2-1 in extra time Thursday night to win its fourth straight CONCACAF Under-17 Championship. Mexico has won eight CONCACAF Under-17 t...
06:26, 05/17/2019

‘Big Bang Theory’ exits TV airwaves with emotional episode LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” is over. CBS aired the sitcom’s last two episodes “The Change Constant” then “The Stockholm Syndrome” in an hour-long finale Thursday evening. The comedy about the adv...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Kipnis homers twice, Indians hammer Orioles 14-7 CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs as the Cleveland Indians hammered the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 in the opener of a four-game series Thursday night. Kipnis hit a solo shot in the first inning, a three-run h...
06:26, 05/17/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
06:39, 05/17/2019

Gannett shareholders reject hedge fund’s board candidates The vote at Gannett’s annual meeting amounted to a rejection of Alden’s Media News Group’s attempt to acquire the newspaper chain through a hostile takeover launched in January....
06:52, 05/17/2019

Fleetwood shoots 67, finishes 1st round of PGA in 3rd place US Open runner-up Tommy Fleetwood back on Long Island for another major, once again looking up at Brooks Koepka on leaderboard        ...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Why Australians aren't happy with their leader choices Arrogant. Uninspiring. Out of touch. These are just some of the ways that Australian voters have described both of their prospective prime ministers in polls ahead of Saturday's national election....
07:26, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new immigration plan, Dreamers left out TUCSON – Dreamer Jaime Tadeo has called Southern Arizona home for 17 years, coming over when he was 9-years-old with his parents and little brother from Guadalajara, Mexico. “I feel like DACA might be canceled and that’s just going ...
07:39, 05/17/2019

Kinsler's 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, three-run home run for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 while setting the major league record by going 8,020 games without a no-hitter since their inception        ...
07:52, 05/17/2019

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's capital....
08:00, 05/17/2019

METALS-Aluminium set for strong weekly gain on supply concern Aluminium prices in London and Shanghai are set for solid weekly gains on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in China raises production costs for the metal, but a gloomy global growth outlook put pressure on base metals prices....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thursday....
08:13, 05/17/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Sony stock leaps on buybacks, partnership Investors sent shares of Sony up more than 4% Thursday after the electronics maker issued a one-two punch of good news, including plans to double down on its newly launched stock buyback program. The Tokyo company Thursday announced plans to spend as...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Nikkei rises as techs lead gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday, led by Sony and technology shares, but ended the week with a slight loss amid concerns about rising U.S.-China trade tensions....
09:39, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and corporate earnings....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
09:39, 05/17/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto to arrive in 2020? We wouldn't bet on it GTA 6 is naturally the next big game fans want to see from Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two, but suggestions it might arrive in 2020 are way off the mark....
10:13, 05/17/2019

Trade rhetoric weighs on European shares European shares dropped on Friday after three days of gains, as Beijing ratcheted up its war of words with Washington over trade, weighing on risk appetite....
10:13, 05/17/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
10:13, 05/17/2019

Germany's upper house set to vote on e-scooters The German Bundesrat is to vote on whether to approve electric scooters on the country's roads and bike paths. Most major European countries, except the UK, have already approved their use....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Playa del Carmen resort A crime reporter has been killed in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, the fifth journalist slain in the country so far this year. He had been under official government protection....
10:39, 05/17/2019

EU leaders: We won't follow Trump's Huawei ban Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that China could use Huawei equipment for spying....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Rita Ora gives acoustic performance in Cannes British pop artist Rita Ora gave an intimate, acoustic performance of her greatest hits at the Cannes Film Festival in France. (16 May)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Renee Zellweger on 'Judy': 'We were all in love' Renee Zellweger says she and her co-stars were celebrating Judy Garland every day on set while making the upcoming biopic "Judy": "We were all in love." (May 16)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

12 exposed to debris, pilot safe after F-16 hits warehouse A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
11:26, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts....
11:26, 05/17/2019

Ukraine’s coalition collapses in blow to president-elect KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country’s president-elect’s plans to hold early elections. The speaker in the Supreme Rada said Friday that he has rece...
11:39, 05/17/2019

South Korean, 3 Filipinos freed after captivity in Libya SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul and Abu Dhabi say that one South Korean and three Filipinos have been released following months of captivity in Libya. The United Arab Emirates foreign ministry said Friday the four, held captive by armed groups in Lib...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Charlton have everything in place for Premier League return, says Lee Bowyer The protests have been put on hold at Charlton. Negativity towards unpopular owner Roland Duchatelet has, for now, been replaced by hope at The Valley as Lee Bowyer has given fans something to celebrate after years of turmoil....
11:52, 05/17/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Supporters celebrate as legislation is passed giving gay couples right to marryTaiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, the first of any Asian state, with the passage of legislation giving gay couples the right to marry.Lawmakers on Friday comfortably...
12:00, 05/17/2019

San Francisco homeless population rises amid tech IPO boom The number of homeless people in the city, where the cost of living is more unaffordable than ever, has increased to 8,011 San Francisco saw a 17% increase in its homeless population since its last homeless count, with numbers rising to levels that h...
12:00, 05/17/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
12:00, 05/17/2019

All You Need To Know About Indian Railways Vikalp Scheme IRCTC booking today: The Vikalp scheme is applicable for those holding train ticket bookings with a "waiting" status. Individuals remaining fully wait-listed after charting are considered for......
12:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan votes to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. (May 17)        ...
12:13, 05/17/2019

'Zero chance' of a Brexit deal with PM May's government: Labour source says British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the opposition Labour Party will not succeed because her government is on the verge of collapsing and so there could be a new leader within weeks, a Labour source said....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Woody Harrelson photo used in investigation into lookalike beer thief First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler is stepping down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is said to have told the dealer board he was offered opportunities inside Daimler that would have required him to leave the U.S., which is somethin...
12:52, 05/17/2019

Victoria Beckham’s New Graffiti Tee Is Inspired By School Leavers’ Shirts “I don’t remember exactly what was written on my school shirt – it was a while ago! – but I love that it’s still an expressive rite of passage,” the designer tells Vogue...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Trail Blazers Solve Many Of Game 1's Problems, Still Narrowly Fall To The Warriors The Portland Trail Blazers made a real contest out of Game 2 of their Western Conference Finals series against the Golden State Warriors. After getting blown out in Game 1, head coach Terry Stots rejiggered his lineups and—thank God—his defensive app...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Big Sleepy Boy Mike Francesa Conks Out On The Air Yet Again My friends, it has happened again. For at least the third time, reluctant sports grouch Mike Francesa dozed off on the air. There are two ways you can be sure this is Francesa conking out: first, look at him, the microphone pushes his glasses an inch...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Dark web user gets 42 months in prison for buying child abuse imagery with Bitcoin A man in the US has been sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for purchasing, downloading, and concealing child abuse imagery he got on the dark web and paid for with Bitcoin. According to court documents, starting in May 2017, Stephen P. Langloi...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has di...
13:39, 05/17/2019

The National: I Am Easy to Find review – melodious mood music to enthral (4AD)The band’s eighth album hymns other artists including REM on understated songs full of trademark emotional intensityDo the National do a lot with a little, or a little with a lot? On the one hand, theirs is a lush, grandly developed sound, in wh...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Carly Rae Jepsen: Dedicated review – dusky disco glories (Schoolboy/Interscope)With less of the belt-it-out bombast, Jepsen presents her more confident, seductive and cheeky sides – all are welcomeShe’ll forever be synonymous with Call Me Maybe. But Carly Rae Jepsen’s real trademark contrasts innocence – a...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Tennis: Osaka pulls out of Rome quarters with hand injury World number one Naomi Osaka pulled out of the Italian Open quarter-finals on Friday with a right thumb injury, casting doubts over her participation in this month's French Open....
13:39, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Rugby Australia chief sacks Folau In confirming the termination of Israel Folau’s contract, Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle reiterated that the Wallabies star had ‘left us with no choice’....
13:52, 05/17/2019

Samsung to spend more than $14 billion in second phase of China chip plant: Xinhua South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will spend more than $14 billion in the second phase of investment in its memory chip plant in Xian, China, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday citing a Samsung executive....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Italy's watchdog investigates Google for alleged antitrust abuse Italy's competition watchdog said on Friday it had opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Inside the relationship that unleashed Steph Curry's greatness Before the Warriors guard could inspire a generation to believe that no shot was impossible, he had to believe it himself. This is the story of the coach who instilled that belief....
14:13, 05/17/2019

From Judge to Bird: Where Yankees’ Baby Bombers stand right now On Wednesday night, following a career-best power display to help spark a Yankees doubleheader sweep of the atrocious Orioles, Gleyber Torres proclaimed, “Patience is the most important mentality.” He was discussing the advice he’d dispense to teamma...
14:39, 05/17/2019

The Biggest Company the Year You Were Born What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed Fortune 500 company revenues from 1955 through 2018.        ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Take Your Pick of Two Discounted Anker Portable Projectors Anker, as you probably know by now, makes a lot of ton of cool stuff. And today only, you can save big on two of their best portable projectors....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel targets strong British GT Snetterton result Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is confident of a strong performance in the second British GT meeting of the season, which is taking place at Snetterton this weekend...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Vital city vote could save Interlagos's Brazilian Grand Prix hopes The Interlagos circuit has received a major boost in its bid to remain on the Formula 1 calendar, following claims the Brazilian Grand Prix will move to Rio de Janeiro...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Mac Thornberry: Intelligence reports on Iran show 'cause for greater concern' As members of both parties in Congress complain they're not being briefed on escalating tensions with Iran, one top congressman who has seen the intelligence said it shows Iran's aggressive behavior goes beyond its normal harassment as the rogue regi...
15:52, 05/17/2019

Trump campaign manager says immigration a 'winning issue': System 'broken' for nearly half a century A day after President Trump unveiled his sweeping new immigration plan, the manager for the president's reelection campaign said immigration will be a "winning issue" for Trump in 2020....
16:13, 05/17/2019

New summer temperature outlook is here Summer’s temperatures will be hot in the East and relatively cool in the Plains and Midwest, according to an updated outlook released Thursday by The Weather Company, an IBM Business. Computer model forecast guidance favors the contrast in rela...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 FILE – This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7, according to her owners. Posting on social media Friday, May 17, 2019, her owne...
16:26, 05/17/2019

What is GDPR? Everything you need to know about the new general data protection regulations General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is here. Here's what it means, how it impacts individuals and businesses - and how to ensure compliance....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion Billy Joe Saunders looks in good condition as he makes weight for his first super-middleweight world title fight The post Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 05/17/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civilians in the war-ravaged country....
17:39, 05/17/2019

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
18:13, 05/17/2019

England v Pakistan: hosts chasing 341 to win fourth ODI and series – live! Raf Nicholson: how cricket holds back female coachesCounty Championship: Somerset v Surrey and more – live!And you can email Nick here with your thoughts 5.02pm BST Evening. At the risk of displaying that winning arrogance before actually achieving a...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Pep Guardiola responds to criticism of Manchester City plane song – video Pep Guardiola has apologised to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying his Manchester City side back from their title win in Brighton. In the song it mentions Liverpool fans being 'battered on the streets' and being 'victims of it al...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia: here's why – video Israel Folau has been sacked by Rugby Australia following a post the player made on his Instagram account. RA released a statement on Thursday saying 'whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs...
18:26, 05/17/2019