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Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped

Research has shown that beneath every forest and wood there is a complex underground web of roots and fungi, connecting trees and plants to one another....

Wood wide web: Trees' social networks are mapped

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

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
20:52, 05/08/2019

Leigh Wood on how to come back from a first defeat Leigh Wood impresses in Nottingham but spares thought for Jordan Gill, writes Matt Bevan The post Leigh Wood on how to come back from a first defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
13:52, 05/14/2019

Got Wood Floors? Add a Swiffer WetJet to Your Cleaning Arsenal For $18 Swiffer makes cleaning hard floors super easy and this $18 model promises to make wooden surfaces shine. This bundle comes with the mop, 5 pads, and the cleaning solution which should bring out the “natural beauty of your finished hardwood floors.”...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Wood Smoke Without the Hassle - Save Over $176 On a Traeger Grill For One Day Only My parents bought a Traeger grill a couple years ago, and holy crap it’s cool. You pour wood pellets (there a ton of different kinds) into the container on the left side of the grill, select the temperature you want, and the grill feeds the pellets i...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Following Carl Froch, Leigh Wood looks to star in Nottingham Leigh Wood tells Matt Bevan that he wants to achieve something Carl Froch never managed The post Following Carl Froch, Leigh Wood looks to star in Nottingham appeared first on Boxing News....
10:26, 05/10/2019

Our wooden future: making cars, skyscrapers and even lasers from wood Wood can now be processed into a super-material with extraordinary properties – and a wood-based, climate-saving economy is just what the planet needs...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Chronicles of the Rings: What Trees Tell Us Studying the historical data stored in centuries-old trees is a burgeoning field, with labs around the world learning more about historical patterns of weather and climate and the effects on humans....
09:26, 04/30/2019

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

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Richard Powers: ‘I’ve read more than 120 books about trees’ The Pulitzer-winning author of eco-novel The Overstory on Extinction Rebellion, his many alter egos and the brilliance of Robert MacfarlaneThere was something fitting about hearing the news that Richard Powers’s The Overstory had been awarded the Pul...
23:26, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Strong winds in Arkansas down trees, cut power The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Arkansas officials say suspected tornadoes have damaged homes, downed trees and cut power to some areas in the western part of the state....
00:39, 05/19/2019

Amazon's Discounting Bonsai Trees and Succulents for Mother's Day Succulents are basically the moms of plants: always there to brighten up a room and (mostly) thrive on their own. Today’s Gold Box lowers the price on a bunch of them (plus a few Bonsai) for Mother’s Day. Read more......
03:39, 05/02/2019

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon sequestration...
19:26, 05/06/2019

The secret was in the trees. Humans are making droughts worse The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
15:13, 05/02/2019

80,000 trees in Halifax’s Point Pleasant Park to be cut or trimmed this summer The project is part of a long-running effort to restore Point Pleasant Park, which was hit by the loss of more than 70,000 trees when Hurricane Juan blew through Nova Scotia in late September 2003....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Mass deforestation: How trade fells trees in Brazil and Indonesia Hunger for beef, palm oil, soy and timber fuels rainforest clearance at enormous scales, especially in Brazil and Indonesia. That matters for climate change....
16:26, 05/01/2019

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

May traditions in Germany: Colorfully decorated trees, scary witches — and protests Few months in the year can boast as many traditional celebrations in Germany as the merry month of May. Temperatures rise and with them, so does everybody's mood. The celebrations vary from region to region....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around forests and trees, with one that involves shouting into the woods....
16:26, 05/01/2019

The trees told us: Scientists see fingerprint of warming climate on droughts from 1900 The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
07:26, 05/02/2019

Plan to cut 80,000 trees in beloved Halifax park delayed to protect bird nests Earlier this week, city officials announced the cutting at Point Pleasant Park - aimed at restoring the health of the park's Acadian forest - would be finished by the end of July....
22:00, 05/10/2019

How ‘Cybersovereignty’ Splits the Once World Wide Web Early on, the narrative around the internet was it should be unfettered and borderless, a global commons. That didn’t last. China’s President Xi Jinping has led the way in asserting what’s become known as cybersovereignty -- a nation’s right to contr...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal Triggering Heavy Rainfall, Uprooting Trees Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making......
03:13, 05/04/2019

Rakuten's Site-wide Sale Has Stuff For Everyone Rakuten’s running another of its popular site-wide sales with 15% off all orders, with a $60 maximum discount with the promo code SAVE15. You can check out their promo page to scan all of the deals, but the beauty of this sale is you can “force” a sa...
23:26, 05/06/2019

The wide trouser, a fashion not likely to last – archive, 14 May 1925 14 May 1925 Trousers which are being made in Oxford this term have an ankle width which varies between 20 and 24 inchesOxford, WednesdayFashions, like rumours, are not easily traced to their source, and there seems to be no certainty as to the origin...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Next iPhone could feature an ultra-wide lens A new report from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo obtained by 9to5Mac details the cameras in the next-generation iPhones. The report confirms previous rumors — the successors of the iPhone XS and XS Max will have three camera sensors on the back of the d...
14:53, 04/28/2019

War of Will wins wide-open Preakness Stakes War of Will wins the Preakness in a race lacking star power. It was the first time since 1996 that the Kentucky Derby winner didn't run in Preakness.        ...
07:52, 05/19/2019

TV Networks Creating Targeted-Ad Capabilities Major TV programmers are starting to advance on the $2 billion addressable-TV-ad business, which lets advertisers serve different commercials to different households watching the same shows....
17:13, 05/13/2019

Sinclair to buy sports networks from Disney -WSJ Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc has struck a deal valued at more than $10 billion to acquire 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Sinclair to buy regional Fox Sports networks for $9.6B NEW YORK (AP) — Media company Sinclair Broadcasting Group is buying Fox’s regional sports networks for $9.6 billion. The Walt Disney Co. agreed to sell the networks to get regulatory approval for its $71 billion acquisition of Fox’s enter...
00:13, 05/04/2019

TV Networks Are Light on New Fall Shows Broadcast networks will debut fewer shows next season than in previous years, a sign of how hard it is for new productions to establish themselves in a world where viewers have hundreds of options....
22:52, 05/16/2019

UK foreign secretary cites wide persecution of Christians LONDON (AP) — Britain’s foreign secretary has warned that governments in many parts of the world have failed to take action to slow the persecution of Christians. Jeremy Hunt said on an official visit to Ethiopia that governments have been R...
11:39, 05/03/2019

TV networks emerge as obstacles on YouTube's hunt for ads Three years ago, the beginning of the end of the U.S. television business looked certain when one of the largest ad buying agencies vowed to move a big chunk of its purchases to YouTube from TV budgets....
16:13, 05/13/2019

Ericsson: Users expect to pay more for novel 5G devices and networks Consumers are ready for 5G, according to a large-scale study from Ericsson, and even willing to pay more for it -- the only question is how much?Read More...
14:39, 05/07/2019

An AI Pioneer Explains the Evolution of Neural Networks Google's Geoff Hinton was a pioneer in researching the neural networks that now underlie much of artificial intelligence. He persevered when few others agreed....
17:52, 05/13/2019

Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks in $10.6 bln deal Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, said on Friday it would buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co in a deal valued at $10.6 billion....
22:39, 05/03/2019

UK will reportedly allow Huawei to build out parts of its 5G networks The U.K. government will reportedly allow Huawei to provide "non-core" technology for 5G wireless networks, defying U.S. demands for a blanket ban on the Chinese tech giant....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Bioengineers 3D print complex vascular networks Bioengineers are one step closer to 3D printing organs and tissues. A team led by Rice University and the University of Washington have developed a tool to 3D print complex and "exquisitely entangled" vascular networks. These mimic the body's na...
03:52, 05/03/2019

Sinclair to Acquire Sports Networks From Disney Sinclair Broadcast Group struck a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 sports networks from Disney, which agreed to sell them as part of its Fox transaction....
07:26, 05/03/2019

Koch brothers in the mix to buy regional sports networks The battle over Disney’s 21 regional sports TV networks just got a little weirder. Jeff Kwatinetz — who along with rapper Ice Cube is spearheading a bid for the so-called RSNs with backing from investors like Magic Johnson and LL Cool J — signaled la...
16:00, 05/02/2019

5G networks will be 10 times faster than 4G LTE, but we shouldn't get too excited yet 5G will be super fast and create possibilities for wireless VR experiences, driverless cars, and medical advances. But the millimeter waves that 5G uses has a short range, which means network providers will need to develop a whole new, costly infras...
19:26, 05/01/2019

1,100ft-wide asteroid on course to pass by earth will be visible to naked eye A massive asteroid will be visible to the naked eye when it passes close to Earth within the same distance as spacecraft that orbit the planet, according to NASA....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Spain votes in wide-open election after tense campaign Voting started on Sunday in Spain's most divisive and open-ended election in decades, set to result in a fragmented parliament in which the far-right will get a sizeable presence for the first time since the country's return to democracy....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Beckman tops Funny Car qualifying in NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Jack Beckman topped Funny Car qualifying at zMAX Dragway in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Yemen combatants wide apart on sharing vital port revenues Yemen's warring parties on Thursday failed to agree on how to manage revenues from Hodeidah port that could help relieve the urgent humanitarian needs of millions, delegates and U.N. sources at U.N.-facilitated discussions in Jordan said....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Salinas tops Top Fuel qualifying at NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Mike Salinas took the No. 1 qualifying spot in Top Fuel at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Salinas had a zMAX Dragway-record time of 3.687 seconds at 327.43 mph Friday night        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Mercedes-AMG plots brand-wide shift to all-wheel drive Torque can already be sent to both or either axle on the E63 AMG Demand for rear-wheel drive performance models is dying out, says boss Tobias Moers All next-generation Mercedes-AMG models look set to feature four-wheel drive as standard, includin...
18:13, 05/01/2019

Preakness predictions: Whom to bet on for wide-open Triple Crown race After a controversial Kentucky Derby, the 144th Preakness will have to brand itself as one of the most wide-open runnings in recent memory.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group’s efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic R...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6B Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film...
02:39, 05/04/2019

MIT finds smaller neural networks that are easier to train Despite all the advancements in artificial intelligence, most AI-based products still rely on "deep neural networks," which are often extremely large and prohibitively expensive to train. Researchers at MIT are hoping to change that. In a paper prese...
07:13, 05/07/2019

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

Redskins will not pick up wide receiver Josh Doctson’s fifth-year option The move means that Doctson, who has disappointed since being selected in the first round in 2016, will be an unrestricted free agent after this season....
03:26, 05/02/2019

EU chief urges people to vote carefully in Europe-wide polls European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging people to carefully weigh their votes in the upcoming EU elections as polls show that populist and nationalist parties could gain ground....
16:39, 05/07/2019

NBA playoffs: Curry misses wide-open layup before Rockets seal win Rockets reduce series deficit with Warriors to 2-1James Harden leads way for Houston with 41 pointsJames Harden made a big three-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday...
09:13, 05/05/2019

Spaniards flock to polls in wide-open election after tense campaign A divided Spanish electorate flocked to the polls on Sunday, responding to a plea from party leaders for a high turnout in what promises to be the country's most open-ended and potentially pivotal election in decades....
16:26, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Disney to sell Fox regional sports networks to Sinclair for $9.6 bln Walt Disney Co said on Friday it would sell its interests in 21 regional sports networks and Fox College Sports to Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc for $9.6 billion, a deal that clears the way for its purchase of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's film and t...
14:39, 05/04/2019

Sleazy Right-Wing Propaganda Mill Buys Up More Sports Networks Thanks in large part to federal regulations meant to prevent media consolidation, Sinclair Broadcast Group, the Donald Trump-favored media company that infamously forced its local news anchors to read mindless Trumpian statements about the dangers of...
04:39, 05/07/2019

Pompeo tells Britain on Huawei: We want secure 5G networks for U.S. intelligence The United States wants Britain to ensure 5G networks are secure and has an obligation to demand that its intelligence is held safely, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said when asked about Huawei's role in Britain's new 5G network....
17:26, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Sinclair to buy Disney's sports networks in $10 billion deal - WSJ Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc, the largest U.S. broadcast station owner, has reached a deal valued at more than $10 billion to buy 21 regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
01:52, 05/03/2019

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

Improving cyber security part of development of telecoms networks: UK PM May Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday her government wanted to ensure any development of Britain's telecoms networks would help build their resilience and improve cyber security....
18:13, 05/01/2019

Trump order clears way for barring Huawei from U.S. telecommunications networks President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, paving the way for a ban on doing business ...
00:26, 05/16/2019

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks from espionage President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
23:39, 05/15/2019

Disney, Sinclair have $10.6 billion deal for 21 regional sports networks Sinclair Broadcast Group will get 21 regional sports networks in markets such as Detroit, LA and Miami from Disney in a deal valued at $10.6 billion.        ...
04:52, 05/04/2019

Opinion: Kentucky Derby wide-open race after Omaha Beach defection Five-time Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert may have edge with Game Winner, but says ''it's whoever gets the trip'' among field that looks even.        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

This Hubble wide-view image shows 265,000 galaxies going back 13.3 billion years This new wide-view image of the distant universe by NASA and the ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope shows 265,000 galaxies.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Preakness predictions: Who to bet on for Saturday's wide-open Triple Crown race After a controversial Kentucky Derby, the 144th Preakness will have to brand itself as one of the most wide-open runnings in recent memory.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Horse racing: Wide open Kentucky Derby awaits after favorite scratched The Kentucky Derby is the first step toward Triple Crown glory and this year's "Run for the Roses" is more wide open than it has been in years after race favorite Omaha Beach was scratched due to injury....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Brazilian fintech Nubank opens office in Mexico, in possible first step in Latam-wide expansion Brazilian fintech Nubank is opening an office in Mexico on Tuesday, an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries, an executive said....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Redskins draft Ohio State wide receiver Terry McLaurin with third-round pick The Redskins filled a need at wide receiver by drafting McLaurin, who played with first-round pick Dwayne Haskins with the Buckeyes. Washington later traded its second third-round pick to Buffalo for two fourth-round selections to be made Saturday....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Disney is selling 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair in a $10.6 billion deal (DIS, SBGI) Lindsey Wasson/Getty Images Sports Disney is selling 21 of the 22 regional sports networks it acquired from 21st Century Fox. Sinclair agreed to buy the networks in a deal valued at $10.6 billion, the companies said on Friday. Disney had to divest ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Liverpool ride their luck but game of fine margins remains wide open | Louise Taylor Rafa Benítez stood in the way of Jürgen Klopp’s title challengers but fate had other plans on a topsy-turvy night at St James’ ParkLunchtime was fast approaching when Liverpool’s morning charter flight taxied towards the private terminal adjacent to ...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Steph Curry Blows Wide-Open Dunk In OT, Warriors Immediately Wave White Flag And Give Up On Comeback The Golden State Warriors needed to score a whole bunch of points real quick at the end of overtime to keep pace in Game 3 tonight in Houston, and instead of doing so, they ended the game in one of the weirder ways you’ll see all postseason....
17:52, 05/05/2019

A bet on live sports: Why Sinclair is scooping up regional sports networks “I fundamentally believe that sports rights will be valuable for the foreseeable future and will continue to increase in value,” Ripley said of the $10.6 billion deal....
17:52, 05/06/2019

Best VPN routers 2019: the best routers for Virtual Private Networks Our guide to the best VPN routers of 2019 is here to help anyone who is looking to beef up their online security. The routers in this list will help you get online using a Virtual Private Network (VPN), which can help you browse the internet safely a...
22:13, 05/01/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Selena Gomez: 'Social media has been terrible for my generation' The actor and singer told Cannes film festival that it was ‘impossible’ to make the online platforms safeSelena Gomez has spoken out against the “devastating” effects of social media on young people, arguing that its emergence has been “terrible for ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Instagram is killing its dedicated Direct messaging app It looks like Instagram is killing its standalone Direct messaging app and laying it to rest very soon. Social media consultant Matt Navarra and a few reviewers on the application's Google Play page have reported getting a notification that says...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Indexes to Unleash Flood of Money Into Chinese Stocks Investors are about to buy billions of dollars in mainland Chinese stocks as two of the largest global index providers, MSCI and FTSE Russell, will ratchet up exposure to companies listed on China’s domestic exchanges....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Aussie Dollar Nears Decade Low as Jobs, U.S.-China Trade Fight Take Toll The Australian dollar is approaching its lowest level against its U.S. counterpart since the financial crisis a decade ago, as signs of weakness in the local jobs market added to concerns that China’s economy could be roiled by American tariff increa...
14:26, 05/16/2019

Stop the nitpicking! This season of Game of Thrones is miraculous Seeing the fury around The Bells baffles me. Are we watching the same show? As King’s Landing burned, and characters whose lives we’ve been following since season one either fled the carnage or became permanent fixtures in it, the only hotter takes t...
15:00, 05/16/2019

German submarine inspected for damage after mishap in Norway The German Defense Ministry says experts are assessing whether any serious damage was done to one of its submarines after its rudder touched the ground as it was leaving a Norwegian harbor....
15:00, 05/16/2019

How to Access Your Old Tax Returns How long you should keep old tax returns is up for debate, but one universal inconvenience remains: The time may come when you need documentation from a tax year you trashed, lost, or otherwise can’t access....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Arsenal blast 'unacceptable' Europa League Final plans amid fears over fans Arsenal have urged Uefa to explain their reasoning in selecting Baku for the Europa League Final after casting doubt over whether they can sell out their 6,000 allocation for the showpiece occasion....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Chelsea fear Ruben Loftus-Cheek faces several months out with ruptured Achilles after injury in USA friendly Chelsea fear Ruben Loftus-Cheek ruptured his Achilles tendon during their friendly in the USA on Thursday morning and faces several months on the sidelines....
15:13, 05/16/2019

US home construction climbed 5.7% in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes. The Commerce Department said Thursday that homebuilding rose 5.7% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million. But housing starts fel...
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

Roborock S6 robot vacuum review: Faster, quieter, and more efficient than its predecessor The most reliable and best performing robot vacuum I have ever tested was the Roborock S5. That title now passes to its successor, the Roborock S6, that improves in a couple of key areas along with continued smartphone app updates....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Corporations profit off racism. It's time for us to stand up to them | Rashad Robinson We must prevent corporations from writing the exploitation of black and brown labor into the law in permanent inkI am often asked to name the civil rights issue of our time. As the head of one of the country’s largest racial justice organizations, I ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
15:52, 05/16/2019

This Set Includes the Four Victorinox Knives You Really Need, and Nothing You Don't Despite what door-to-door salesmen might tell you, you don’t need a full set of knives. You can breeze through about 99% of kitchen tasks with just a few important blades, and they’re all included in this discounted 4-piece set....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
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

Chelsea star Ruben Loftus-Cheek forced out of England squad as Gareth Southgate waits on injury update Gareth Southgate has revealed Ruben Loftus-Cheek would have been included in England's Nations League squad had he not suffered an injury to his Achilles on Thursday....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Jaguar Land Rover in uphill battle to revive China operations Jaguar Land Rover is overhauling its Chinese dealer network because it provides insufficient exposure to the country's biggest cities. JLR's $4 billion writedown in February pushed owner Tata Motors to a record loss....
16:52, 05/16/2019

New series ‘Nancy Drew, ‘Batwoman’ join CW’s fall schedule Female power rules in the CW’s new fall TV series, with heroes including teenage detective Nancy Drew and Batwoman. In “Nancy Drew,” Kennedy McMann plays the sleuth whose life has been derailed by her mother’s death and a murder that ensnares her...
17:00, 05/16/2019

‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper drives home heart health message 2 years after ‘widowmaker’ nearly killed him The fitness guru who coached contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” through weight loss while millions tuned in week after week to see the results had failed to listen to his own body....
17:00, 05/16/2019

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over opioids Five U.S. states have filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP and its former president Richard Sackler of misconduct in the marketing and sale of opioids, contributing to a nationwide epidemic, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul said on Thursday....
17:00, 05/16/2019

21 handy cooking tools we rely on in our own kitchens Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
17:13, 05/16/2019

The best dessert to order at 17 of America's most popular chain restaurants Olive Garden/Applebee's At most chain restaurants, there are so many options that choosing the perfect dessert from the menu might seem difficult. Some of the best desserts you could order include The Cheesecake Factory's classic Fresh Strawberry Ch...
17:13, 05/16/2019

An influx of jewelry and bedding startups are selling candles now — here's why it's actually not a surprising move Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Walmart reveals how it plans to pull off next-day shipping — and it's not what anyone expected Associated Press Walmart is launching free, next-day delivery without using any of its 4,700 US stores. Instead, Walmart will fill next-day orders from its six US fulfillment centers. This is a cheaper and more efficient strategy than filling orders...
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

David Letterman chats with Kanye West, Ellen Degeneres in new trailer for his Netflix talk show David Letterman’s been teasing his upcoming chat with Kanye West for a while now, but today we learned who else the one-time king of late night will dissect during his new season of Netflix’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Ellen Degeneres and T...
17:26, 05/16/2019

Why Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy Is Having a Moment on TV Munchausen syndrome by proxy is having an unexpected moment—at least on television. The medical disorder, which manifests when a person “acts as if an individual he or she is caring for has a physical or mental illness when the person is ...
17:26, 05/16/2019

Boeing 737 Max re-certification flight could happen by the end of May Dan Elwell, the FAA's acting chief, was grilled on Capitol Hill about the status of the Boeing 737 Max. CNBC's Phil LeBeau joins "Squawk Box" with the details about the hearing....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Architecture firm wants to turn Notre Dame cathedral roof into swimming pool A Swedish architecture firm has proposed converting the entirety of Notre Dame cathedral’s fire-ravaged roof into a swimming pool — a radical departure from the Gothic structure’s traditional design. Stockholm-based firm Ulf Mejergr...
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

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Chanda Kochhar's Brother-In-Law Allowed To Visit US By Delhi Court A Delhi court Thursday allowed former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's brother-in-law Rajiv Kochhar, a suspect in a bank loan fraud and money laundering case, to travel abroad for 10 days....
18:26, 05/16/2019

On Kamal Haasan's Nathuram Godse Remark, Court Reserves Bail Plea Order Kamal Hassan had filed an anticipatory bail plea with the Madras High Court after controversy over his remark that the first extremist in Independent India was a Hindu...
18:26, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump and Conrad Black: their mutual admiration in five clips – video report The US president has pardoned the former owner of the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator who served a prison sentence for fraud. Last year Black published a book praising Trump. It wasn't the first time he had expressed approval of the presidentTrump ...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Osaka through to last 16 in Rome "Former world number one Roger Federer marked his return to the Italian Open for the first time since 2016 with a 6-4 6-3 second round win over Joao Sousa on Thursday."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbage is ship bound there."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Atlantique review – African oppression meets supernatural mystery Mati Diop’s feature debut forces young Senegalese lovers to choose between love, duty and servitude, then adds a surreal twist‘Some memories are omens,” says the heroine of this intriguingly ruminative and poetic movie from Mati Diop, making her feat...
19:00, 05/16/2019

This Company Is Betting the Future Is Personal AI Avatars, So It Made Me One In January 2019, when China Central Television, the largest broadcast network in the most populous nation in the world, aired a special to celebrate the Lunar New Year, the hosts welcomed four life-sized “personal artificial intelligences” to share t...
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

24 in Morocco face terror trial in Nordic hikers' slayings Twenty-four people have gone on trial in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that shocked Denmark, Norway and Morocco itself....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Sign Up For Butcher Box, Get a Bunch Of Extra Barbecue-Friendly Meats For Free We’re big fans of Butcher Box’s meat-by-mail deliveries of grass-fed beef, heritage grade pork, and organic chicken, and if you sign up for a new account today, you’ll get everything you need to host a little barbecue thrown in for free....
19:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-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...
19:26, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
19:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group had 'predatory approach' - official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group, admonished on Wednesday during a hearing on its billing practices, had a "predatory approach," the Pentagon's chief financial official said in Congressional testimony on Thursday....
19:26, 05/16/2019

Cramer: US firms are getting hurt by tariffs because 'they didn't think Trump had the resolve' Some American companies "let themselves get hurt" by tariffs because they assumed Trump wouldn't follow through on his China trade threats, CNBC's Jim Cramer says....
19:39, 05/16/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown Thursday morning by setting up a mock, 24-foot oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Moni...
20:00, 05/16/2019

FDNY responds to fire inside Waldorf Astoria A small fire broke out in the basement of the famed Waldorf Astoria hotel early Thursday, the FDNY said. Insulation in a basement wall started to smoke and smolder around 4:22 a.m. and 78 firefighters rushed to the scene to put it out, officials said...
20:00, 05/16/2019

What Came Before Before Game of Thrones: The 3 Classic Episodes That Made TV Finales Matter While millions of people will tune in to the finale of Game of Thrones on Sunday night, after eight award-winning seasons on HBO, millions more haven’t watched a single episode and will wake up Monday morning not feeling as if they’ve mis...
20:00, 05/16/2019

In Cannes, ‘Les Miserables’ rings alarm for Paris suburbs A French film titled “Les Miserables,” a Cannes Film Festival entry, gives a gritty, modern view of the Paris suburbs that were a setting for Victor Hugo’s classic novel...
20:13, 05/16/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Israel should take action against firm linked to WhatsApp breach: Amnesty Amnesty International called on Thursday for Israel's government to ensure that an Israeli company, whose spyware has been linked to a WhatsApp breach that may have targeted human rights groups, be held accountable for the way its software is used....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Farm loans and ports on Indian opposition's post-election agenda A loan waiver program for farmers and privatization of air and sea ports will be among the post-election priorities if India's opposition parties pull off an unexpected victory in the national vote, a regional party leader told Reuters....
20:26, 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

Could gut bacteria explain the link between stress and autoimmune disease? A mouse study shows that persistent social stress alters gut bacteria in ways that raise the likelihood of immune system attacks on the body's own tissues....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves by U.S. lawmakers focusing on what they see as troublesome activities by Beijing....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors, when?        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

IBM researchers analyze the makeup of breast cancer cells with AI In a newly published paper, researchers at IBM and the University of Zurich detail an AI-driven cell analysis technique that targets breast cancer.Read More...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Order the rugged flagship Blackview BV9700 Pro early and save $200! Advertorial by Blackview: the opinions expressed in this story may not reflect the positions of PhoneArena! disclaimer Two weeks ago, Blackview revealed that it's planning to release a new flagship very soon — the BV9700 Pro. A rugged phone with an ...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Abby Hornacek says meeting Fox News superfans at Fox Nation summit ‘validates all of the hard work’ Fox News superfans packed the W Scottsdale hotel in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Tuesday for the inaugural Fox Nation fan summit, an event applauded by everyone from attendees to a prominent mainstream media critic of Fox News....
22:00, 05/16/2019

'Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons revealed why he didn't want to keep playing Sheldon Cooper CBS’ smash-hit “The Big Bang Theory” will air its final episode tonight, and the star that ultimately decided to stop doing the show is opening up about his decision. ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

This daily trick can help keep your brain sharp The secret to a healthier brain is a puzzling one. A new study of 19,000 adults over 50 years old finds that older people who do daily number and word puzzles have sharper brains, according to the findings published in the International Journal of Ge...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Waiter serves lucky customer $5.7K bottle of wine by mistake This is high-stakes hospitality. A waiter at the upscale British steakhouse Hawskmoor in Manchester accidentally served a customer a £4,500 (about $5,700 US) bottle of red wine. The lucky customer had asked for the 2001 Chateau Pichon Longueville Con...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Ah, the Taco Bell hotel: a dystopian resort destination Next month, reservations will open for The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort in Palm Springs. The destination, which a press release describes as a “Tacoasis resort,” will run for a limited time, as the restaurant transforms an existing hotel into...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Lawyer says woman never forced kids to get birth control TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a woman accused of forcing her friend’s 12-year-old daughter to get a birth control implant in her arm without the mother’s permission, allegations the woman’s lawyer says are completely ...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari The Federal Reserve should not cut interest rates unless there is hard data signaling economic weakness ahead, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday, and should not rely on a rate cut to try to kickstart a healthier level of inflat...
22:52, 05/16/2019

Walmart Extends Streak of Sales Growth Walmart’s sales rose in the first quarter, adding to over four years of sales increases as the retail behemoth grabs market share from struggling competitors and grows online....
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

Tesla's Autopilot Was Engaged in Fatal Florida Crash, Investigators Find Tesla’s driver-assistance feature was active and the driver’s hands weren’t detected on the wheel during a fatal crash in March, U.S. safety investigators said, a finding that could amp up scrutiny of the car maker’s Autopilot system....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Cardinals star Patrick Peterson hit with six-game drug ban Cardinals star cornerback Patrick Peterson is suspended the first six games of the season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, ESPN.com reports. Peterson is one of the best cover cornerbacks in the league and deals an inst...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Ric Flair hospitalized after ‘very serious’ medical event Wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized Thursday after having a “very serious” medical emergency, according to a report. TMZ Sports reports that the 70-year-old wrestling icon was in Atlanta when he had an unspecified medical event before being r...
23:00, 05/16/2019

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
23:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
23:39, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Third fatal Tesla Autopilot crash renews questions about system Tesla Inc's Autopilot system 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 on...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Witness accuses doctor of branding Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ This is the doctor accused of branding Nxivm’s alleged sex slaves — and she’s a member of the cult’s twisted master-slave group, a witness said Thursday. Mark Vicente identified a picture of a bikini-clad Dr. Danielle Roberts for ju...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Strange odor slows Dallas-Fort Worth Airport to a crawl At least 100 flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport were delayed Thursday after some employees were evacuated from an air traffic control facility due to a strange odor, according to reports. “We are continuing to provide air traffic serv...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Suspected serial killer now charged in deaths of 12 women A home health aide accused of killing an 81-year-old woman in Texas is now suspected in the deaths of 11 other women by smothering them with a pillow before robbing them, court records show. Accused serial killer Billy Chemirmir, 46, was indicted Tue...
23:52, 05/16/2019

The Las Vegas Aces Swung A Huge Trade For Liz Cambage The best big in the WNBA is on the move to what had been one of the league’s worst teams. Australian scoring champ Liz Cambage has received the trade from Dallas that she requested, though it won’t be to her reported favored team, the Los Angeles Spa...
00:13, 05/17/2019

|WATCH:DriverlesselectrictruckhitsSwedishroads A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
00:13, 05/17/2019

Tesla is hurting but electric and self-driving cars are still a good investment Tesla is having a brutal year. But the company's missed sales forecasts and weakening demand shouldn't scare investors away from the electric vehicle business....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Longtime investor Lampert boosts stake in AutoNation Former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert is accumulating AutoNation shares while Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the dealer group's largest shareholder -- even after selling more than a million shares....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Saracens confident injured Mako Vunipola will be fit for World Cup • Loosehead prop tore his hamstring in Champions Cup final• England’s first warm-up match is against Wales on 11 AugustMako Vunipola’s season is over but the Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, is confident the loosehead prop will be fit for Eng...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative committee said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

These Throwback Liveries for the New Porsche 935 Are Stunning We thought we had already gaped too much at the new Porsche 935 limited edition car, a modern version of the flat-nosed 911-based race car from the 1970s, painted in its classic Martini livery back when it was revealed. But now there are six more liv...
01:00, 05/17/2019

The CIA Has a Flying Knife Missile That Is as Awful as It Sounds The U.S. government has a new, unusual tool in its toolbox of death: a missile designed to kill people not with high explosives but with large, sword-like blades that kill by literally slicing them to pieces. The weapon, nicknamed “The Flying Ginsu” ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

The Trailer: What to make of the campaign of former senator Mike Gravel In this edition: The 24th Democratic candidate for president, the mixed welcome reception for Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio, and the abortion wars engulfing both parties....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new 'modern' immigration plan President Donald Trump unveiled his new immigration plan Thursday that would give preferential treatment to high-skilled, "totally brilliant" immigrants. It would also require immigrants to speak English and pass a civics exam prior to admission. (Ma...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Over 300,000 disappointed fans sign petition to remake the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ This image released by HBO shows Emilia Clarke in a scene from “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 5, 2019. In the third to last episode of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen is suffering from a crisis of ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

N4T Investigators: Deadly Delay? TUCSON – Twelve minutes, it is a number Joseph Martinez finds hard to forget. “As soon as I saw the look on the doctor’s face. I knew my boy was gone,” said Martinez. Martinez said that back in March, his son Mario was vacatio...
01:00, 05/17/2019

$1 million All-Star Race motivates NASCAR drivers With $1 million on the line, no championship points to worry about, only 85 laps to negotiate, and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series' all-stars on the starting grid, Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR R...
01:13, 05/17/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
01:13, 05/17/2019

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ • Defender went public about depression before World Cup• Reveals story to Prince William in BBC documentaryDanny Rose has revealed a club seeking to sign him last summer had requested a meeting to check he was “not crazy” in the wake of the Tottenha...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Lauren Alaina reveals new boyfriend is comedian John Crist months after ended engagement Lauren Alaina and comedian John Crist met earlier this year after she commented on one of his Instagram videos.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Intimate photos of Royal Ballet dancers In 2004, London-born photographer Mary McCartney enjoyed six months of unrestricted access to the Royal Ballet, capturing young dancers from the corps as they prepared backstage at the Royal Opera House, relaxed at home and enjoyed the city's nightli...
01:26, 05/17/2019

P&G unveils new $400 million R&D center, the company's largest in the world The new and improved Mason facility is 2 million square feet – twice the size of the Kenwood Towne Centre, a shopping mall in Cincinnati.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Saint West Shows Uncle Rob Kardashian Some Love: See All of His Sweetest Moments Kim Kardashian shared an adorable moment with her eldest son, Saint West. On Wednesday night, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star took to her Instagram Story to post a video of Saint......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Channing Tatum and Jessie J Pack on the PDA During Magical Disneyland Date PDA alert! Channing Tatum and girlfriend Jessie J could barely keep their hands off each other as they went on a magical date to Disneyland in Anaheim, California on......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Meghan Markle's Close Friends Say New Mom "Doesn't Deserve" Negative Press Those close to Meghan Markle know the truth about the Duchess of Sussex. Ever since becoming a household name partly because of her relationship with Prince Harry, the former actress has......
01:26, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Best Linux web hosting services of 2019 Linux hosting is everywhere. Whether you're looking for a simple shared website hosting account or a powerful dedicated server, the chances are that you'll be offered a Linux-based option first.In many cases, you might not care. If your hos...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon Fitbit sale: save on the Alta HR, Charge 2 and Ionic smartwatch Summer is almost here, and if you've been eyeing a fitness tracker to help you get in shape, then you've come to the right place. Amazon has the best-selling Fitbit Alta HR on sale for just $74.76. That's a $55 discount and the lowest ...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ads, which you can scroll through (think the shopp...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Death Row Convict Was 12-Years-Old When Crime Committed, Top Court Told A death row convict in jail for 24 years for killing seven people, including two kids, should not have been given death penalty as he was a 12-year-old at the time of the crime, according to a report......
02:13, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Muslim Woman Against Divorce Notices The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Muslim woman's plea challenging the two Talaq notices given by her husband and sought direction for registration of FIR against him....
02:13, 05/17/2019

"Namaz In Amethi, Temple In Ujjain": Smriti Irani Attacks Priyanka Gandhi In a bitter attack on Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Union Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said the Congress general secretary offered ''namaz'' in Amethi and then also visited the Mahakaleshwar Temple in......
02:13, 05/17/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Baidu Warns of Challenges for Online Ad Business The internet-search company warned of fallout from the slowing Chinese economy and swung to a loss in the latest period as spending rose. Baidu said its online-marketing business was facing near-term headwinds....
02:13, 05/17/2019

‘The Big Bang Theory’ finale leaves a legacy of famous guest stars ‘The Big Bang Theory” wraps its 12-season run with Thursday night’s one-hour finale (8-9 p.m. on CBS). TV’s top-rated ensemble comedy about a band of brilliant misfits has kept viewers laughing since 2007 with stars Jim Parsons (Sheldon), Johnny Gale...
02:39, 05/17/2019

The 5 most popular Netflix original movies of 2019 so far Netflix gets a lot of attention and media coverage for the original TV series it commissions and licenses, including projects like Stranger Things and The Crown. As the second syllable of its name indicates, though, movies have always been a core of ...
02:52, 05/17/2019

James Wan and Lindsey Beer join Mark Millar's The Magic Order on Netflix With Netflix dropping its Marvel shows and fully committing to original content, the streaming service has had to turn somewhere else for a way to address the all-important comic book adaptation genre. It landed on Mark Millar, the guy behind Wanted,...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
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

UPDATE 1-Musk to review all of Tesla's expenses in new cost cutting plan Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told employees on Thursday that he will increase scrutiny of the company's expenses in his latest initiative to cut costs at the electric car maker....
03:39, 05/17/2019

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka win opening matches in Miami Eight-time champion Serena Williams wins opening match at new site of Miami Open by beating Rebecca Peterson in 3 sets        ...
03:52, 05/17/2019

Angus Taylor's Oxford rowing mate's company was main beneficiary of $80m water deal Exclusive: Energy minister went to university with the fund manager who was lead investment officer in Eastern Australia AgricultureThe main beneficiary of an $80m sale of water to the federal government was a Hong Kong-based investment fund whose fo...
03:52, 05/17/2019

Pregnant US Teen Killed, Baby Taken From Womb: Police Police in Chicago were questioning three people Thursday in connection with the murder of a pregnant teenager whose unborn baby was taken from her womb after her death....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Switzerland Loves Guns. The E.U. Wants Reforms. Voters Will Decide The hills of Switzerland will soon be alive with the sound of gunfire. The country’s largest annual shooting competition, the Feldschiessen, held between May 24 and 26, attracts an estimated 130,000 sharpshooters of all ages from all over Switz...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
04:00, 05/17/2019

US man who hit 5 people in border car chase from Utah An American man arrested earlier this week in Mexico after running over several people with a truck in a chaotic chase to a border crossing in San Diego has been identified as a Utah man with an extensive criminal record....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Miller: Espargaro told me I deserved crash after Jerez MotoGP clash Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller has revealed Aleix Espargaro confronted him after their collision in the Spanish Grand Prix, saying the Spaniard told him he deserved to crash...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Audi Field will have French accent with four-team tournament this summer Olympique Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier and Saint-Etienne will participate in a preseason tournament, and Marseille will also face D.C. United in a friendly....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Why play if he needs cart? Past PGA champion John Daly 'feels obligated' to play John Daly, who won the 1991 PGA Championship, says that as a former title winner he "feels obligated" to play this event as long as he can.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride T-Pod truck began the first of what will be many daily freight deliveries this week in the city of J&...
04:26, 05/17/2019

Third fatal Tesla Autopilot crash renews questions about system Tesla Inc's Autopilot system 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 on...
04:26, 05/17/2019

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation.        ...
04:26, 05/17/2019

The Big Bang Theory Series Finale: A Pregnancy, a Slap, a Surprise Guest, and One Emotional Sheldon Cooper "You won a Nobel Prize. I slapped Sheldon. A lot of dreams came true today!" The Big Bang Theory has come to an end, and not since Grey's Anatomy trapped half its characters......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Koepka makes flying start with 63 to lead PGA Championship Defending champion Brooks Koepka made a flying start at the PGA Championship with a dominant display that appeared set to give him a big lead until inspired New Zealander Danny Lee made a late charge in the first round on Thursday....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Burkina Faso minister warns terrorists gain ground in Sahel The foreign minister of Burkina Faso is warning that terrorist activity in Africa’s volatile Sahel region is gaining ground and there is “a very real risk” of destabilizing the whole region...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Sorry We Missed You review – Ken Loach's superb swipe at zero-hours Britain The I, Daniel Blake director raises his game yet further with this gut-wrenching tale of a delivery worker driven to the brinkDirector Ken Loach and screenwriter Paul Laverty have come storming back to Cannes with another tactlessly passionate bullet...
05:26, 05/17/2019

Bad news, journalists: Robots are writing really good headlines now Journalism is hard. Hours of research and writing culminate with publishing a piece with little more than blind faith that it’ll be well-received. Most aren’t. And for those that flop, it’s typically the headline we start with when trying to diagnose...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Why Renee Zellweger didn't discuss playing Judy Garland with Liza Minnelli Renee Zellweger plays Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli's beloved mother, in biopic 'Judy.' Minnelli has said she does "not approve" of the film "in any way."        ...
06:00, 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

KHSAA Tennis Regional Finals Highlights Boys Singles: Paul Laurence Dunbar’s Matt Halpin defeats Tates Creek’s Zach White to win fourth straight 11th regional championship Girls Singles Scott County’s Olivia Gallagher defeats Henry Clay’s Katie Robeson to win third ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Bob Schloredt, first 2-time MVP of Rose Bowl, dies at 79 SEATTLE (AP) — A College Football Hall of Fame member and the first two-time MVP of the Rose Bowl has died. Bob Schloredt was 79. The University of Washington issued a statement announcing the death on Thursday night on behalf of Schloredt’s fa...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Riley, Teheran pace Braves’ attack in win over Cardinals ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley went 3 for 4 and drove in a run, Julio Teheran pitched five-plus scoreless innings, and the Atlanta Braves won for the fifth time in six games with a 10-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night. Riley, who ...
06:26, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Alabama executes man for 1997 quadruple killing ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled Alabama execution of a man convicted in a quadruple killing (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Prison officials say 41-year-old inmate Michael Brandon Samra was pronounced dead at 7:33 p.m. following a lethal...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Nikkei rises on tech gains; Sony jumps on buyback, Microsoft tie-up Japan's Nikkei share average jumped on Friday and looked set to end the week with a slight gain, led by rallies in Sony and technology shares, though concerns about U.S.-China tensions kept many investors cautious....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise close to buying supercomputer maker Cray - Bloomberg Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co is in advanced discussions to buy Cray Inc, a supercomputer manufacturer, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
08:00, 05/17/2019

UK Restaurant Owner's Tweet After Manager Serves $5,000 Wine By Mistake Restaurant work is demanding and intense, and managers are not always known for their kindness and understanding. So when one steakhouse in Manchester, England, tweeted a "chin up" message to a server......
08:52, 05/17/2019

Curry soars as Warriors rally from 15-point deficit to pip Blazers in Game 2 Curry pours in 37 points as Warriors take 2-0 series leadCJ McCollum misses driving jumper with 32 seconds leftThese Golden State Warriors have long been able to score in fabulous, jaw-dropping flurries. Down by eight to the Portland Trail Blazers at...
09:13, 05/17/2019

Halle Berry and Keanu Reeves Try to Name Lyrics to Migos' 'John Wick' The John Wick franchise is like a wet dream for lovers of action-adventure films. Director Chad Stahelski has built a world with umpteen highly choreographed fight scenes (I’d hate to be a stunt person in the film), a semi-solid storyline, guns and g...
09:26, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns about weak demand....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Italy's antitrust opens abuse of dominant position probe into Google 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....
09:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Global private equity firms to bid for Hitachi's chemical unit - sources Global private equity firms Bain Capital, Carlyle Group and KKR & Co are among potential bidders for Japanese conglomerate Hitachi Ltd's chemical unit, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters....
09:39, 05/17/2019

Zona baseball beats Penn St. UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – Coach Jay Johnson and the Arizona baseball team stole a victory on the road against Penn State. Here are highlights from Thursday night’s sportscast on News 4 Tucson:...
09:52, 05/17/2019

#3 UA softball excited to begin NCAA Regional in Tucson TUCSON -Sixth-seeded Arizona (42-12, 19-5 Pac-12) is set to host an NCAA Regional for the 24th time in program history and fifth time in the last six years. NCAA REGIONAL • MAY 17-19 • TUCSON, ARIZ. THE GAMES (Times MST) Friday, May 17 6 p.m...
09:52, 05/17/2019

|USplacesHuaweiandscoresofaffiliatesonexportblacklist The Trump administration said restrictions on Huawei announced this week will take effect Friday, placing China’s largest technology company and scores of its affiliates around the world on a blacklist that curtails its access to critical US supplier...
10:52, 05/17/2019

Sony's new phone is a reworked XZ4 Compact, but you won't be able to buy it Rumored to be unveiled alongside the Xperia 1, we expected the Sony Xperia XZ4 Compact to be announced back in February but the handset never saw the light of day.Instead the brand introduced the Xperia 10 and Xperia 10 Plus alongside its flagship, b...
10:52, 05/17/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
11:13, 05/17/2019

A Nebraska farmer couldn't call for help with his leg stuck in machinery. He reached for his pocket knife Kurt Kaser was unloading corn last month when he got out of his truck and accidentally stepped on the grain hopper opening.        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

New documentary puts a youthful face on suicide and mental health; aim is to combat stigma There are many causes behind these tragedies. Academic, social and economic pressures weigh on students. Social media can compound anxiety.        ...
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

Man Shot, Killed By Louisville Officer Identified Djuantez Anthony Mitchell LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– The man who was shot and killed by police near Louisville has been identified. Bryan Arnold Police say 30-year-old Djuantez Anthony Mitchell was shot after he hit Officer Bryan Arnold with h...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Genius of Pep Guardiola, not money, makes Man City tick… But here's how Watford can spring a shock Let me ask you something. If a club is wealthy and attractive enough to employ the best manager who is then given the funds to buy the best players, does that guarantee success?...
11:52, 05/17/2019

'You win or you die!' The hardest Game of Thrones quiz ever Know your Drogon from your Hodor? Ahead of the GoT finale, put your knowledge to the ultimate testWhat is the Iron Bank’s representative, played by Mark Gatiss, called?Quorin HalfhandXaro Xhoan DaxonHoward from the HalifaxTycho NestorisWho was respon...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
12:00, 05/17/2019

LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years: Premium, Benefits, Other Details Here LIC Plan: LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years can be purchased by any individual between the age of 13 years and maximum age of 50 years for minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. LIC New Money Back Plan-20......
12:00, 05/17/2019

Ex-Kasich adviser backs out of $350G Russia lobbying gig, vows 'laser focus' against Trump in 2020 A former campaign adviser for John Kasich announced Thursday that he’s backing out of a $350,000 contract to lobby against sanctions on a Russian state-owned nuclear energy company, vowing instead to remain focused on ensuring President Trump is not ...
12:13, 05/17/2019

NBC's Seth Meyers a 'useful idiot' for some Dems' anti-Semitism, columnist writes After NBC "Late Night" host Seth Meyers welcomed U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib onto his talk show this week, one conservative columnist blasted the former "Saturday Night Live" cast member as a “useful idiot,” alleging that Meyers was giving the far-left M...
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

Orban says he discussed missiles and natural gas with Trump Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Friday said he had discussed the purchase of mid-range air defense missiles at a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
12:26, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
12:52, 05/17/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
12:52, 05/17/2019

The Tiger Boom That Never Materialized Tiger Woods has reclaimed golf’s spotlight heading into the P.G.A. Championship, but his stardom has not produced a diverse array of stars, which some had predicted....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Nissan keeps Saikawa as CEO, putting focus on Renault ties Nissan will keep Hiroto Saikawa as CEO in a reconstituted board that also gives Renault's top two executives seats, setting the table for possible friction in the automaker's alliance....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Met chief Cressida Dick: Terror attacks made police look too macho for women The macho image of male police officers dealing with terrorist attacks and the Grenfell Tower disaster could be putting off women from joining the Met, Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick said today....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Asus’ new Zenfone 6 has a flip-up camera and a 5,000mAh battery We’ve seen some whacky implementations from phone makers to overcome the notch: pop-up camera, pizza shaped-camera, and even a rotating camera. Now, Asus has added another method to the list by placing a flip-up camera into their latest flagship, the...
13:26, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe and Russia reach tentative compromise Russia said it had no desire to leave the Council of Europe and was ready to pay its dues following an apparent breakthrough between Moscow and Western nations. Russia's delegation had faced sanctions over Crimea....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Two bad innings sink Mets’ Zack Wheeler WASHINGTON — The Mets survived Zack Wheeler’s dreaded one big meltdown Thursday. Then he gave up one big hit. After Wheeler got tagged for four runs in the first inning, the Mets recovered to tie the game through three innings. But before Wheeler was...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Tower of London welcomes new ravens, ensuring the kingdom won’t crumble The Tower of London and the United Kingdom have been saved from prophesied doom after the historic landmark welcomed the birth of new raven chick for the first time in 30 years....
14:52, 05/17/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Senior China official says trade war with U.S. could cut growth by 1% point: SCMP A senior official of China's ruling Communist Party said the trade dispute with the U.S. could reduce China's growth pace this year by as much as 1 percentage point, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source....
15:13, 05/17/2019