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Israeli broadcaster blames Hamas for ‘missile strike’ hack during Eurovision

Israel’s online stream of the Eurovision Song Contest semifinal was hacked with animated images of a missile strike in the host city of Tel Aviv, which the nati...

Israeli broadcaster blames Hamas for ‘missile strike’ hack during Eurovision

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Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked to show warnings of a missile strike and images of blasts in the host city, Tel Aviv.The website for ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same day the administration imposed significant new sanctions on the Middle Eastern regime....
03:26, 05/09/2019

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

Israeli cultural minister slams Madonna over performance on Eurovision Israel’s culture minister on Sunday slammed Madonna for her Eurovision performance in which two backup dancers were wearing jackets with Israeli and Palestinian flags....
08:39, 05/20/2019

Israeli culture minister criticises Palestinian flags at Eurovision Madonna and Icelandic band Hatari displayed the flags at competition’s final in Tel AvivThe Israeli culture minister, Miri Regev, has criticised the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest final in Tel Aviv on Saturday night, ...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
19:39, 04/30/2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
18:00, 05/19/2019

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

Tata Sky Offers 4 New Broadcaster Packs Starting at Rs. 49 Tata Sky has introduced four new packs– the Star Bengali Value A pack, the Star Bengali Value B pack, the Star Bengali Premium A pack, and the Star Bengali Premium B pack....
16:52, 05/21/2019

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former friend in Los Angeles        ...
21:39, 05/15/2019

Bulgarian boxer suspended in California for kissing broadcaster A Bulgarian boxer who grabbed a female broadcaster's face and kissed her on the lips during a post-fight interview was suspended until July by the California State Athletic Commission on Tuesday following tearful testimony by the interviewer....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Qatari Broadcaster Al Jazeera Suspends Journalists Over Holocaust Report Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced claiming the extent of the Holocaust was being misrepresented by Jews....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Judge: Florida-based broadcaster is Russian foreign agent MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a Florida-based broadcasting company that provides Russian programs to a Washington radio station must register as an agent of a foreign government. The Justice Department said in a news release Tuesday that RM ...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Broadcaster CME beats Q1 core profit estimates, raises forecasts Central European Media Enterprises (CME) on Tuesday reported a better than expected 7.7 percent rise in first-quarter core profit, leading the broadcaster to lift its full-year outlook....
09:13, 04/30/2019

Ron Darling, former Mets great and current broadcaster, diagnosed with thyroid cancer Former New York Mets pitcher and current SNY broadcaster Ron Darling has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Hamas offers Israel a conditional ceasefire After firing hundreds of rockets into Israel, the militant group appears to be offering the chance of a ceasefire. The attacks come at a delicate time for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
06:52, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Hamas' and Israel's short but confusing weekend war The attacks were as spontaneous as the susbsequent cease-fire. What caused the most recent violence in Israel and Gaza? It seems the Israeli government made a crucial mistake, Peter Philipp believes....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after Hamas escalation Israel reopened its crossings with the Palestinian territory after a decrease in tensions. Gaza Islamists had fired more than 600 rockets at Israel in one of the deadliest escalations in years....
18:39, 05/12/2019

WhatsApp hack: have I been affected and what should I do? Time to make sure WhatsApp is updated on your iPhone, Android or Windows deviceUsers are being urged to update their WhatsApp smartphone apps immediately because of a security bug that allows hackers to take over your phone by simply calling it, whet...
14:52, 05/14/2019

Israel lifts safety measures after Hamas ceasefire offer After militant group Hamas seemingly offered a ceasefire following weekend attacks, Israel has drawn back its protective measures. Hundreds of rockets were fired into Israel over the weekend, prompting schools to close....
12:13, 05/06/2019

| Hamas fires rockets after Israel carries out strikes in Gaza Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, launched two rockets towards Israel on Thursday morning, local media reported, in response to Israeli rocket fire....
03:26, 05/04/2019

Gaza quiet after Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire The Israeli military has lifted protective restrictions on residents in the south, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group reported a cease-fire deal had been reached to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war...
21:39, 05/06/2019

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York....
22:52, 05/22/2019

How To Hack Your Hand Luggage Allowance Going hand-luggage only is the key to a seamless flight, but those restrictions are ever so limiting. Make the most of yours with these clever liquid-defying buys...
20:39, 05/23/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
05:13, 05/23/2019

Hamas cancels classes in Gaza to send children to 'riot' against Israel, IDF says Israel Defense Forces said Tuesday the militant group Hamas is canceling classes in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday to send children to “riot” violently against Israel....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Will Artificial Intelligence Enhance or Hack Humanity? Historian Yuval Noah Harari and computer scientist Fei-Fei Li discuss the promise and perils of the transformative technology with WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Use This Fitted-Sheet Hack the Next Time You're Making Your Bed Every Sunday, I wage a war on my fitted sheet as I attempt to put it on my mattress, struggling to fit it around one corner as it pops off another....
11:13, 05/14/2019

Use This Passive-Aggressive Hack the Next Time Someone Borrows Your Pen Are you tired of people borrowing your things at work—like an expensive pen with your preferred .38mm line size and comfort grip—and never, ever returning them?...
10:39, 05/23/2019

| WATCH: Palestinians agree on Gaza ceasefire: Hamas, Islamic Jihad sources Palestinian leaders in Gaza have agreed a ceasefire with Israel, three officials with knowledge of the talks said, after the most serious flare-up since a 2014 war....
17:26, 05/06/2019

UN urges ‘maximum restraint’ as Israel-Hamas tensions rise over rocket attack The UN Secretary-General said he was “gravely concerned” by the firing of a rocket from Gaza deep into Israel on Monday which reportedly injured seven people, including three children, north of the capital Tel Aviv....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks: research The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators face in tracking cryptocurrency financing of outfits designated by some as terrorist groups....
14:51, 04/28/2019

New ROM Hack Adds Ganondorf To Super Smash Bros. 64 The original Super Smash Bros. released 20 years ago with only 12 characters, leaving many classic Nintendo characters by the wayside until future installments were released. A new hack released over the weekend helps add some more variety by adding ...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Israel-Hamas cease fire reported Monday after heavy weekend Gaza battle killed 27 The escalation had killed 23 on the Gaza side, both militants and civilians, while on the Israeli side four civilians were killed from incoming fire.        ...
09:13, 05/07/2019

The WhatsApp hack proves security should trump consumer choice The discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in WhatsApp, one of the world’s most widely used messaging apps, is nothing short of frightening. This vulnerability allowed an adversary, who is yet to be identified (but I’d bet my left kidney that it’s som...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users (credit: Pixabay) Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised, we have identified privileged...
02:39, 05/18/2019

WhatsApp Hack Latest Breach of Personal Data Security The hacking of WhatsApp -- in which spyware was sneaked into phones, compromising personal data -- is one of the most spectacular of a series of such attacks in recent years....
11:00, 05/15/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip during the past three days, towards Palestinian protests over the deteriorating economic ...
15:52, 04/28/2019

Moonday Mornings: Binance to resume deposits and withdrawals after $40M Bitcoin hack It’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Here’s what happened. 1. Binance says it will resume deposits and withdrawals on its platform on Tuesday. The cryptocurrency exchange ha...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Loose online lips sink hack targeting governments and embassies Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Security researchers gave mixed grades to a recently discovered hacking campaign targeting government finance authorities and embassies. On the one hand, the attacks used carefully crafted decoy documents t...
12:39, 05/02/2019

Card skimming hack targets 201 campus stores in North America The infamous Magecart card skimming hack has been used to make life miserable for college students. Trend Micro has discovered that a hacking group, currently nicknamed Mirrorthief, relied on the scripting technique to steal card data from 201 onlin...
12:13, 05/06/2019

How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a blog post, Sean Coonce, engineering manager at security-oriented cryptocurrency startup BitGo, has de...
15:13, 05/21/2019

ROM Hacking Website Removes Volunteer Staffer Who Took Down LGBT-Friendly Pokémon Hack Last Sunday, the popular ROM hacking resource website Romhacking.net rejected one fan’s Pokémon Crystal hack. While rejected hacks aren’t unusual, what was unusual was the reasoning. This fan hacked the game so that the Pokémon move “attract” worked ...
02:39, 05/03/2019

Matt Gaetz blasts FBI for 'not sufficiently' engaging US military in Florida hack investigation Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., slammed the FBI on Wednesday for a "lack of cooperation" with the Defense Department and intelligence agencies to address a Russian hack of Florida voting databases in the 2016 election....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Attempt to hack email server stunned Clinton aide, FBI files show "omg." That was the three-letter response from top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin when told by Justin Cooper, the technology professional overseeing Clinton's private home-based email server, shortly after midnight on a Sunday in January 2011 that ...
03:52, 05/08/2019

Ron DeSantis orders review of election security across Florida after Russia hack revealed Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a review of election systems and cybersecurity in his state on Wednesday after it was revealed the networks of two Florida counties were breached in the 2016 election....
03:52, 05/23/2019

Amazon's video ad push, Jeffrey Katzenberg's pitch to advertisers, and iHeart's Apple hack Reuters Hi! Welcome to another edition of the Advertising and Media Insider newsletter, where we recap all the big stories we worked on this past week. If someone forwarded you this newsletter, sign up for your own here. Send me tips or feedback at l...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Collins slams 'political hack' Democrats over Trump investigations: American people not part of their agenda House Democrats are not interested in putting forth an agenda to help the American people and are instead entirely focused on investigating President Trump, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee said Thursday. ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Van driver who fatally ran over 3-year-old boy blames child’s mom The driver who fatally mowed down a 3-year-old boy in Brooklyn Thursday blamed the child’s mother for the crash, blasting her for leaving him “unattended.” “I can’t understand why the mother left that little kid unattended on a scooter an...
04:39, 05/03/2019

Trump blames China for not having a trade deal President Donald Trump says the United States and China were close to a trade deal, before China tried to re-negotiate. This comes hours before a Chinese delegation is expected at the White House. (May 9)        ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

The Big Wet President Blames Kentucky Derby Result On PC Police Given the fact that Donald Trump could probably name every host of Fox & Friends in chronological order before he could name one Supreme Court justice he didn’t nominate, it should come as no surprise that our doughboy president chose to weigh in...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Kosovo report blames president for Turks' deportation A parliamentary investigative commission in Kosovo has blamed the president for ordering the deportation of five Turkish teachers and a Turkish doctor last year....
17:26, 05/15/2019

Apple blames Intel for poor Mac sales – so why doesn’t it just buy AMD? Apple doesn’t like losing, so when it announced its latest financial results (for the fiscal second quarter, running up to the end of March), the fact that it had to admit that revenue for its Mac business declined by 5%, must have stung.Howev...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's equipment....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Man kills cat for scratching him during bath, blames PTSD: cops A Dallas man drowned his cat — because the frisky feline scratched his tattoo during a bath, police said. Skyler Leviathan Sullivan, 25, was arrested last month on one count of cruelty to nonlivestock animals after calling the city’s 311 system...
20:52, 05/06/2019

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

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy relating to the controversial process means there is “no purpose” to her job.Natascha En...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Blackstone CEO blames gap between rich and poor on income 'insufficiency' Steve Schwarzman outlined what he called a Marshall plan for the middle class that would introduce a higher minimum wageIncome “insufficiency”, not inequality, is to blame for the widening gap between rich and poor, private equity titan Steve Schwarz...
19:52, 05/01/2019

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helped researchers discover the crash site....
08:39, 05/19/2019

If it's Israeli independence day, it must be paddle ball As Israelis mark their independence day, the "ting-dong" sound of paddle ball being played on beaches is as much a part of the celebratory noise as the crackle of fireworks....
16:52, 05/08/2019

What Is It About Eurovision That Gives It Enduring Appeal? Finnish death-metallers dressed like Whitewalkers, check. Cypriot DJing on a gramophone, check. Montenegrin rapping astronauts, check. Giant turkey from Ireland called Dustin, check. What’s not to love?...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Who is the UK's 2019 Eurovision hopeful? Hundreds of millions of people around the world will tune in to watch the Eurovision Song Contest tonight, where British hopeful Michael Rice will take to the stage to battle for Europe's biggest prize in music....
14:13, 05/18/2019

Turkey to produce new S-500 missile system with Russia The Turkish president has described plans to help Russia build its next generation missile defense system. The move is likely to further strain Turkey's relations with the United States....
08:52, 05/19/2019

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

North Korea’s new missile has Russian fingerprints ‘all over’ it FILE – This May 4, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government shows a launch of a missile in the east coast of North Korea. Experts say North Korea’s latest launches suggest it may have acquired or cloned a short-range missile t...
17:26, 05/10/2019

GenDyn awarded $269.2M for missile tubes for U.S., U.K. subs General Dynamics' Electric Boat has been awarded a $269.2 million contract to provide 42 missile tubes and outfitting material for U.S. and British nuclear-armed submarines....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Cuba Blames Plane Crew for Deadly 2018 Crash An investigation into the crash of a Boeing 737 near Havana a year ago suggests that crew errors were the cause. All but one of the 113 people aboard were killed....
08:13, 05/17/2019

Trump blames NRA’s woes on New York’s governor and attorney general In a morning tweet, the Republican president said without elaboration that the two Democrats were trying to “illegally” take down the gun-rights organization....
15:26, 04/29/2019

Mexican Town Once Welcomed Migrants. Now It Blames Mexico’s President for Them. A relentless series of migrant caravans in recent months has taxed local resources and the patience of residents who are turning their ire on the president....
15:39, 04/28/2019

City Council blames Thrive NYC over stalled budget agreement Members of the City Council on Monday slammed First Lady Chirlane McCray’s ThriveNYC mental-health initiative as too secretive, complaining it’s become a stumbling block in securing agreement on a new city budget. During a hearing on Mayor de Blasio’...
03:39, 05/07/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ cinematographer blames dark episode on bad TV settings The cinematographer behind “Game of Throne’s” epic Battle of Winterfell is blaming fans’ lousy technology — and HBO — amid complaints that the episode was too dark to see. Noting the show’s “cinematic&#...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Apple blames Intel’s processor shortage for slump in Mac sales Apple is blaming Intel for its recent dip in Mac revenue, with Tim Cook and co firing some considerable flak at the chip giant.As Forbes spotted, in notes pertaining to Apple’s latest financial results (for the fiscal second quarter, running u...
12:26, 05/03/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
09:13, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Israeli airstrike kills 3 Palestinians JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Gaza’s Health Ministry says three Palestinians, including an infant, have been killed in an Israeli airstrike in northern Gaza. The ministry added Sund...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza JERUSALEM — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon. After being struck by shrapnel Sunday, 58-year-old Moshe Agadi has died of his wounds, marking the f...
16:00, 05/05/2019

A technical glitch led to Israeli spacecraft crash Beresheet, an unmanned Israeli spacecraft, crashed during an attempt to land on the moon due to a technical glitch, said SpaceIL, the Israeli nonprofit that launched it, citing preliminary data....
01:52, 04/29/2019

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government Israel's president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations continued among various political partners....
17:52, 05/13/2019

Germany: Israeli ambassador shuns contact with far-right AfD The Israeli ambassador to Germany says he is avoiding any contact with the far-right Alternative for Germany party because their leaders have said things that are “highly insulting for Jews, for Israel and for the entire issue of the Holocaust.”...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Eurovision's Orange Carpet in Tel Aviv There's very little that is not known about the Eurovision Song Contest. Every effort is made to insure maximum exposure for the artists, including an "Orange Carpet" reception....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Eurovision 2019: Narrowing down the field In a show of dazzling effects and extreme stylistic variety, 10 musical acts have qualified for the Eurovision song contest finale in Tel Aviv. Front-runners Greece and Australia were among the acts to make it through....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,...
11:13, 05/23/2019

North Korea tests new missile — and Trump’s resolve North Korea’s test of what appears to be short-range ballistic missile wasn’t a direct threat to the United States, but experts warn it could be an omen of bigger problems on the horizon...
08:13, 05/06/2019

Navy to christen guided missile destroyer LBJ on Saturday The U.S. Navy plans to christen the USS Lyndon B. Johnson, a Zumalt-class destroyer, on Saturday at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Experts see Russia fingerprints on North Korea's new missile The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a widely copied missile the Russian military has been actively trying to sell abroad for years....
08:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
03:00, 05/18/2019

The Only Full Scale Test of a Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,” involved the launch of a Polaris missile from a submarine carrying a live nuclear warhead. The missi...
15:13, 05/09/2019

North Korea tests short-range missile North Korea fired an unidentified short-range missile Saturday morning from the country's eastern coast, the South Korean Defense Ministry confirmed to CNN by text message....
11:52, 05/04/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with extra firepower as diplomatic frictions grow with Washington....
02:39, 05/11/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum Security, had moved to the outside of the track, ...
07:52, 05/06/2019

Germany sees 20% rise in anti-Semitic crime in 2018, blames far right Anti-Semitic crime rose by almost 20% in Germany last year, the interior minister said on Tuesday, blaming most incidents on individuals espousing far-right world views....
18:13, 05/14/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, a source told Fox News on Monday evening....
02:26, 05/14/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by “these days of political correctness.” R...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Cory Booker blames 'undemocratic election' for Georgia's 'fetal heartbeat' law Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., condemned Georgia's new 'fetal heartbeat' anti-abortion law and suggested that gerrymandering and unfair election practices were to blame for its passage and enactment....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Party City shuts down stores, partly blames helium shortages The New Jersey-based party supplies company did not release a list of affected stores but said the closures will take place throughout 2019.        ...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Sophie Turner Blames One Person for Game of Thrones Coffee Cup-Gate Game of Thrones' "Coffee Cup-Gate" mystery continues and Sophie Turner is happy pointing the finger at her onscreen frenemy. On last weekend's episode, eagle-eyed viewers......
07:39, 05/12/2019

FCC Blames Wireless Carriers for Outages After Hurricane Michael, Pretends It's Not Also to Blame An investigation by the Federal Communications Commission identified the causes of what it called “unacceptably slow restoration of wireless service” in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, the Category 5 that ripped across Florida in October, killing...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, blaming the chaos at the end of the race on politi...
19:13, 05/05/2019

Jeremy Siegel blames the Fed for the 20% stock market drop late last year "We look over 15 years, a lot of mistakes were made. You think there would be some more lively discussion," and more dissenters on the Fed, says the longtime stock market bull....
21:13, 05/01/2019

Acacia Mining blames Barrick Gold for excluding co in tax dispute talks Acacia Mining Plc said on Wednesday it continued to be excluded from discussions between Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp and the Government of Tanzania with regard to a tax dispute....
09:52, 05/22/2019

Venezuela foreign minister says Maduro in control, blames Washington for violence Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday denied there was a military coup attempt underway to oust President Nicolas Maduro and accused opposition leader Juan Guaido of operating under orders from Washington....
21:13, 04/30/2019

Woman blames drunk driving incident on Taco Bell nachos Don’t drive and eat nachos at the same time. A woman in Ohio reportedly attempted to blame a near-accident on her Taco Bell order. After nearly striking a police car, the suspect claimed that she had been taking a bite out of her nachos. Cleveland.co...
21:13, 05/02/2019

NRA reelects LaPierre as CEO, Trump blames group’s woes on New York state Public power struggle, accusations of extortion and financial mismanagement, and ongoing investigations in New York took center stage at the group’s annual meeting....
02:13, 04/30/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
01:52, 05/22/2019

Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister Iran's military commanders said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic was on the verge of an all-out confrontation with its enemies and was ready to counter any threat....
00:26, 05/16/2019

90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli military Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant targets in the blockaded enclave and shattering a ...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian presidential elections....
17:39, 05/17/2019

Israeli military says Gaza rockets fall in south GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several times in southern Israel. In response, Israeli air...
11:26, 05/04/2019

Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface....
14:49, 04/28/2019

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
02:52, 05/22/2019

Poland cancels Israeli visit over Holocaust restitution The Polish government says it has canceled a visit by an Israeli delegation because the Israeli government made last-minute changes that suggested they would raise the issue of the restitution of former Jewish property....
08:26, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Should the Eurovision Song Contest be politicized? Orthodox rabbis and pro-Palestine activists are fiercely critical of the Eurovision Song Contest this year in Israel. But most people just want to enjoy the music and have fun. Bernd Riegert reports from Tel Aviv....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Glitz, glamour and geopolitics – is this the most contentious Eurovision ever? Tel Aviv is hosting the song contest against a backdrop of religious dissent, calls for a boycott and a fragile truce with HamasKeen to promote itself as a tourist hotspot just beyond the edges of Europe, Tel Aviv has gone all out to shine for Eurovi...
23:26, 05/11/2019

The Netherlands wins the Eurovision Song Contest Bookies favorite Duncan Lawrence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his power ballad "Arcade." An exclusive performance by a 60-year-old pop diva also ensured the night will never be forgotten....
01:52, 05/19/2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a new path toward peace."...
13:39, 05/14/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision as the UK drops to the bottom The Netherlands triumphed at a controversial Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking home the title in a kitsch competition that found itself dancing around an uncomfortably political spotlight....
16:13, 05/19/2019

Madonna's Eurovision video apparently doctored-up An official YouTube video has emerged with the Queen of Pop singing her song "Like a Prayer" as she appeared at the Eurovision Song Contest finale on Saturday. The soundtrack in the clip, however, is audibly different....
16:39, 05/20/2019

Opinion: Eurovision demonstrates the power of empathy This year's Eurovision Song Contest entries varied from a call to action to end capitalism to pure party songs. The winner won on a personal note, says DW's Rick Fulker....
03:26, 05/19/2019

Eurovision 2019: Final acts selected The theme of this year's Eurovision Song Contest is "Dare to Dream." But the dream is now over for the 15 nations eliminated from the competition. The remaining 26 entries will battle it out in this weekend's finale....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Army looks to missile defense to counter new threats from Russia, China The United States has not had to worry about an enemy attacking with fighter aircrafts, drones, or advanced artillery for nearly 20 years. That won't be the case in a potential fight with China or Russia....
22:39, 05/08/2019

South Korea to build destroyers that can be fitted with missile interceptors South Korea said Tuesday it is closer to building destroyers and attack submarines that could respond to the "changing security environment" on the peninsula....
21:00, 04/30/2019

Navy plans to shoot nuclear missile from new Columbia-class sub Almost nobody knows where they are at any given time, yet nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines quietly patrol dark domains of the undersea realm in strategically vital waters around the globe, bringing the prospect of unprecedented destruction ...
06:00, 05/22/2019

North Korea missile launches test Trump’s resolve North Korea appears to have tested a new short-range missile - and President Donald Trump's resolve to keep it from doing more of the same in the future....
00:00, 05/07/2019

US Says "Aware" Of North Korea Actions On Missile Launch, Will "Monitor" The United States is watching North Korea's actions after the South Korean military said Pyongyang had launched short-range missiles into the sea on Saturday, the White House said....
07:00, 05/04/2019

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile with 900-mile range Pakistan conducted a successful test of a ballistic missile Thursday, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead nearly 1,000 miles, officials said....
18:52, 05/23/2019

"Nobody's Happy" About North Korea Missile Launch, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that "nobody's happy" after North Korea raised the pressure over the future of their deadlocked nuclear negotiations by launching two short-range missiles....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Turkey won't be deterred by U.S. sanctions on missile purchase, vice president says Turkey will follow through on its agreement to purchase the S-400 missile defense system from Russia despite U.S. opposition, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Sunday....
21:26, 05/05/2019

Raytheon wins $151.5M contract to provide missile support for U.S., 20 allies Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $151.5 million contract to provide the United States and 20 allies with integrated logistics support and repairs for sustainment of AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical missiles....
18:26, 05/23/2019

Trump on latest North Korean missile tests: 'Nobody's happy about it' "They were smaller missiles, short-range missiles," Trump told reporters at the White House. "Nobody's happy about it, but we're taking a good look and we'll see."...
20:26, 05/09/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criticizing the launches. ...
08:13, 05/09/2019

Pompeo says North Korea talks will continue despite missile tests ​​WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ​despite North Korea test-firing several missiles the US will continue to work toward denuclearization. “We still have every intention of negotiating a good resolution with North Korea to get t...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Kim oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to be alert North Korean state media have showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons...
05:13, 05/05/2019

North Korea fires an unidentified short-range missile SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast. The firing Saturday comes amid a diplomatic breakdown that has followed the failed summit earlier ...
06:13, 05/04/2019

Turkey denies scrapping Russia missile deal after US pressure Turkey has been under pressure from the United States to walk away from a deal with Russia to buy its S-400 air defense system. The US fears that the deal could undermine the NATO military alliance....
18:26, 05/11/2019

Tejashwi Yadav Fails To Vote; After BJP's Taunt, Party Blames Wrong Photo The National Democratic Alliance on Monday taunted senior RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav over his failure to cast his vote in Patna on Sunday though other members of his family like mother Rabri Devi,......
02:52, 05/21/2019

Keir Starmer blames 'wannabe Tory leaders' for Brexit talks failure Shadow Brexit secretary says impasse could be broken by allowing confirmatory voteThe shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, has blamed “wannabe Tory leaders” for the breakdown of cross-party talks as he renewed his call for a second referendum on le...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Economist, prominent UN figure blames American sanctions for thousands of deaths in Venezuela A top economist who has worked for years with the United Nations is claiming that U.S. sanctions are responsible for more than 40,000 deaths in Venezuela and that such actions are illegal under international and U.S. law -- his latest attack on the T...
22:26, 05/07/2019

Venezuela foreign minister denies military coup underway, blames Washington Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday denied there was a military coup attempt underway to oust President Nicolas Maduro and accused opposition leader Juan Guaido of operating under orders from Washington....
20:52, 04/30/2019

Senior NCP Leader Joins Shiv Sena, Blames Sharad Pawar For His Cross Over Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and former minister Jaydutta Kshirsagar on Wednesday joined the Shiv Sena, saying he felt "suffocated" in the NCP....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Iran may attack Israel if U.S. standoff escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington escalate....
11:26, 05/12/2019

First swastikas, then synagogue attack: U.S. no safe haven for Israeli family For one family caught up in the California synagogue shooting, a move from Israel to the United States in search of a safer life has been a journey "from fire to fire"....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Poland cancels Israeli visit amid Holocaust restitution row Poland has called off a visit by Israeli officials, claiming they were seeking to force talks on the restitution of Jewish property seized during World War II....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Iran could attack Israel if standoff with the U.S. escalates: Israeli minister An Israeli cabinet minister warned on Sunday of possible direct or proxy Iranian attacks on Israel should the stand-off between Tehran and Washington escalate....
15:26, 05/12/2019

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Data shows Israeli settlements boosted after Trump election JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s government went on a spending binge in its West Bank settlements following the election of President Donald Trump. That’s according to official data obtained by The Associated Press. Both supporters and detractor...
11:39, 05/14/2019

Israeli leaders mourn death of Holocaust survivor rabbi Israeli leaders are mourning the death of a prominent Hassidic rabbi who survived Auschwitz and championed Holocaust remembrance among ultra-Orthodox Jews....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Israeli soldiers shoot blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian as he tried to flee Israeli soldiers shot a blindfolded, handcuffed Palestinian teenager who had been arrested on suspicion of taking part in disturbances as he tried to flee....
01:52, 04/29/2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in London and perhaps others....
04:39, 05/14/2019

Poland cancels visit from Israeli officials over Holocaust dispute Poland abruptly canceled a visit from Israeli officials Monday that was intended to discuss the restitution of property seized from Polish Jews during the Holocaust and World War II....
23:26, 05/13/2019

WhatsApp vulnerability exploited to infect phones with Israeli spyware Enlarge (credit: Santeri Viinamäki) Attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed them to infect phones with advanced spyware made by Israeli developer NSO Group, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing the company ...
01:52, 05/15/2019

Israeli forces shoot 16 Palestinian protesters at Gaza frontier Thousands turn out to commemorate mass displacement of people in 1948Israeli soldiers have shot 16 people at the Gaza frontier on a day of rallies commemorating the mass displacement of Palestinians during the war that led to Israel’s creation in 194...
20:39, 05/15/2019

As Israeli group expands, Palestinian houses face demolition JERUSALEM (AP) — Dozens of Palestinian-owned residences in east Jerusalem face the threat of demolition by Israeli authorities to make way for a new park being developed by a nationalist Jewish organization. The Supreme Court cleared the way for the ...
09:13, 05/03/2019

Nearly 50 Palestinians injured in protests along Gaza-Israeli border: officials Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured on Wednesday by Israeli troops as they protested across the West Bank and Gaza Strip to mark the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war, officials said....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Israeli military answers Gaza rocket attack with airstrikes GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several times in southern Israel. In response, Israeli aircraft...
10:26, 05/04/2019

Explosions heard in Syrian capital apparent Israeli strikes Syrian state media is reporting that several explosions were heard in the capital Damascus as the country's air defenses opened fire on "objects" coming from the direction of Israel....
23:39, 05/17/2019

Israeli court rules Palestinians may attend joint memorial Israel’s Supreme Court has ordered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to allow 176 Palestinians from the West Bank to enter Israel and attend a joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Day ceremony in Tel Aviv this week...
19:13, 05/06/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants....
14:52, 05/05/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Israeli PM Vows More "Massive Strikes" In Response To Gaza Rockets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had ordered the military to launch further strikes on Gaza Strip terrorists in response to rocket fire from the territory, as an escalation......
18:52, 05/05/2019

Eurovision contestants walk the orange carpet in Tel Aviv Contestants from 41 countries walked an orange carpet in Tel Aviv's "Culture Square" on Sunday for the opening ceremony of Eurovision 2019, brushing aside security concerns and calls for a pro-Palestinian boycott....
20:13, 05/12/2019

Eurovision fans hit the beach ahead of Saturday final Hundreds of tourists and concertgoers packed into a sea-front Eurovision park in Tel Aviv on Friday, soaking in the late spring sun ahead of the music competition's Saturday final....
06:39, 05/18/2019

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
16:52, 05/17/2019

The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 picks up steam The artists and their entourages are now in Tel Aviv. As the city prepares to receive thousands of guests, rehearsals have begun on the Expo grounds....
20:52, 05/10/2019

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

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, using Google ads which refer to the boycott but lead to a glossy website extolling Israel....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Dear god, an American version of Eurovision is finally in the works Good news for anyone who’s already consumed the entire sonic output of The Voice, The Masked Singer, and the resurrected corpse of American Idol, then thought, “Yes, more competitive singing shows for me, please!” The Hollywood Reporter brings news t...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Eurovision Song Contest 2019: Our tops and flops After plowing through the 41 songs entered in next week's bash in Tel Aviv, ESC reporters Silke and Rick had fun picking their favorites — as well as the acts they love to hate. Do you agree with them?...
20:52, 05/10/2019

Madonna to perform at Eurovision in Israel despite boycott calls Madonna will perform during the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, it has been confirmed, despite calls for her and other stars to boycott the event....
01:52, 05/17/2019

Madonna vows to sing at Eurovision, despite calls for boycott Madonna intends to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, Israel, this weekend, despite calls by activists for her to boycott the event, the singer said Tuesday....
20:39, 05/14/2019

Eurovision scolds Madonna for Palestinian flag display Eurovision Song Contest organizers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance, which defied contest rules...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Madonna steals the show at Eurovision — for the wrong reasons The leaked news that the "Queen of Pop" would perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv was followed by rumors of her backing down. But then she gave an out-of-tune performance of her anthem, "Like a Prayer."...
03:26, 05/19/2019

Eurovision in Israel — Tel Aviv caught between partying and politics "Dare to dream" is the motto of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. For some it's a big party, others are determined to boycott it. Sarah Hofmann reports from Israel....
11:39, 05/14/2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
16:13, 05/19/2019

Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during Eurovision performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show's viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable polit...
03:26, 05/20/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” crowned champion of Europe’s annual music extravaganza...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year's Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will "never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda."...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Gaza singers protest Israel hosting Eurovision GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian singers are protesting Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision song contest by performing on the rubble of a building destroyed in recent fighting in the Gaza Strip. Several dozen people attended the concert ...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Despite missile tests, senior official sees Korea talks breakthrough The head of an international organization who last year arranged a historic handshake between parliamentarians from North and South Korea said on Thursday he saw prospects for a breakthrough in talks on normalizing relations....
11:52, 05/09/2019

Air Force Successfully Test Fires Aerial Version Of BrahMos Missile The Indian Air Force Wednesday said it has successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from a Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Iran cleric says U.S.'fleet can be destroyed with one missile', ISNA news agency A senior Iranian cleric said in a Friday prayers sermon that the United States' navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft carrier headed to the Gulf, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported....
15:13, 05/10/2019

After North Korean missile launch, Trump still has confidence in deal with Kim Jong Un After North Korea fired a barrage of missiles early Saturday, President Donald Trump said he remains confident in negotiations with Kim Jong Un and that a deal is still possible.        ...
00:39, 05/05/2019

Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Monday discussed a Turkish proposal to strike a joint working group on its planned purchase of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish Presidency said....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'' Forces Air Force To Postpone BrahMos Missile Testfiring In view of the cyclone storm ''Fani'', the Indian Air Force (IAF) and BrahMos Aerospace have put on hold the testfire of the air-launched version of supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi-30 combat......
22:39, 04/29/2019

U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez enter Persian Gulf Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS McFaul and Gonzalez, have entered the Persian Gulf as the United States beefs up its military presence in the region amid increased tensions with Iran....
21:52, 05/18/2019

North Korea Has Fired An "Unidentified Short-Range Missile", Says Seoul North Korea launched an "unidentified short-range missile" towards the East Sea -- also known as Sea of Japan -- on Saturday, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said....
07:00, 05/04/2019

Israel, Gaza reach cease-fire after weekend missile exchanges Israel and Palestinian groups in Gaza reached a cease-fire Monday after a weekend in which hundreds of missiles were fired between the two sides and more than two dozen people in Gaza were killed....
07:13, 05/07/2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un oversees missile firing drills North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen a live-fire drill of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons, the state's media reported....
23:13, 05/05/2019

Lowe's cuts 2019 profit forecast, blames higher costs, weak pricing Lowe's Cos Inc cut its full-year profit forecast after reporting disappointing first-quarter earnings, as the home improvement chain failed to raise prices in time to make up for higher costs, sending its shares down 9%....
18:26, 05/22/2019

Official: Initial U.S. Assessment Blames Iran for United Arab Emirates Ship Attacks WASHINGTON — An American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives Sunday to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. official said Monday...
04:13, 05/14/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ star Sophie Turner blames Emilia Clarke for coffee gaffe The steaming controversy fomented last Sunday when a paper coffee cup made a guest cameo on the fourth episode of the medieval fantasy show's final season....
04:52, 05/13/2019

Israeli firm linked to WhatsApp spyware attack faces lawsuit Amnesty International fears its staff may be ‘surveilled via NSO Pegasus software’The Israeli firm linked to this week’s WhatsApp hack is facing a lawsuit backed by Amnesty International, which says it fears its staff may be under surveillance from s...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Rare Israeli vultures nearly wiped out in apparent poisoning in Golan Heights Israeli authorities believe eight out of the 20 Griffon Vultures known to live in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights were poisoned after they were found dead on Friday morning....
00:13, 05/11/2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets more time to form new government Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin on Monday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two week extension to form a new governing coalition after Netanyahu had requested more time, citing the Jewish holiday of Passover and the recent violence near th...
23:52, 05/13/2019

Iran will defeat the American and Israeli alliance: Iranian defence minister Iran will defeat the American and Israeli alliance, Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Wednesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
16:52, 05/15/2019

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

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
00:52, 05/16/2019

Israeli killed and two Palestinian gunmen dead as Gaza violence persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he called “Israeli terrorism” after the Gaza office for the Turkish state-run news agency was destroyed du...
09:13, 05/05/2019

Israeli Killed And 2 Palestinian Gunmen Dead As Gaza Violence Persists A rocket fired from Gaza killed an Israeli civilian on Sunday and two Palestinian gunmen were killed in an Israeli strike as cross-border hostilities ran into their third day....
10:39, 05/05/2019

Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked with animated blast images Israel's webcast of the Eurovision Song Contest semi-final was hacked with animated images of explosions in host city Tel Aviv, which the national broadcaster blamed on Hamas militants....
11:00, 05/15/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere It's the day you've been waiting for. The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest! A guilty pleasure for some, an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the camp for others. The Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Israel is all prepared for the 64th...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Eurovision: the ones to watch in grand final of 2019 song contest The must-see moments of the show, which will be broadcast from Tel Aviv on SaturdayThe Eurovision song contest is upon us once again, but with the grand final scheduled for three hours and 40 minutes non-stop, it’s not for the faint-hearted. To help ...
16:39, 05/17/2019

2019 Eurovision live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere The Eurovision Song Contest is back for 2019 in its 64th edition of the fabulous competition. This year the event is set to take place at the Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Israel after the country won in 2018 with Netta's song "Toy". The singing...
03:26, 05/15/2019

'We beg God' Calls for Sabbath holy day EXTENSION as anger mounts at Eurovision RABBIS in Israel are calling for the Sabbath to be extended following claims that the Eurovision 2019 contest is a “desecration” of the important Jewish day....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Royal praise for Dutch singer’s victory at flashy Eurovision AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch royal family and prime minister are leading an unusual outpouring of praise for the 25-year-old singer who brought the Netherlands its first victory in the Eurovision song contest since the 1970s. Duncan Laurence beat out o...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Politics takes center stage as Israel hosts Eurovision As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to flaunt itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage...
21:52, 05/12/2019

Wolf Alice back boycott of Israel-hosted Eurovision Mercury prize winning band Wolf Alice have accused Israel of 'weaponising culture' and are supporting a boycott of this year's Eurovision song contest....
06:26, 05/14/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycott movement....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Controversy and conflict clouds Israel-hosted Eurovision 2019 The Palestinian-led BDS movement, which promotes boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel, has called on performers to pull out of the music contest over Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Israel’s Hosting of This Year’s Eurovision is Clouded by Political Conflict (JERUSALEM) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased acceptance on the world stage. But despite Israel&...
05:26, 05/13/2019

Gaza artists call on Eurovision singers to boycott Israel Palestinian artists are calling on Eurovision song contest contestants to boycott the international music competition that Israel is hosting next week...
16:13, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Netherlands wins 2019 Eurovision Song Contest TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local): 2:00 a.m. The Netherlands is the winner of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Duncan Laurence’s doleful piano ballad “Arcade” was...
01:52, 05/19/2019

U.S. asks Turkey delay taking delivery of Russian missile; Ankara unlikely to back down The United States has asked Turkey to delay taking delivery of the S-400 Russian missile defense system, currently scheduled for July, in return for potentially approving the formation of a working group that Ankara has sought to establish, a source ...
02:26, 05/14/2019

'We haven't seen Russians in Western Hemisphere this strongly since Cuban missile crisis': Rep. McCaul The spiraling political crisis in Venezuela has drawn Russia into the Western Hemisphere on a scale not seen since the Cuban missile crisis, said Rep. Michael McCaul on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Images show North Korea missile launch as Pyongyang tests Trump A new satellite image obtained by CNN shows the smoke trail of a Friday rocket launch by North Korea that is likely a short-range missile, according to the group that analyzed the picture....
13:39, 05/06/2019

Conan O'Brien settles joke-stealing lawsuit, blames 'tweet-saming' in defending his writers Conan O’Brien’s team decided to settle a 2015 joke-stealing lawsuit this week. But in a lengthy yet witty op-ed published Thursday, O’Brien defended his writers’ innocence by explaining the honor code of comedy writers – next to murder there’s nothin...
10:00, 05/10/2019

American Airlines blames mechanics for 2,200 flight delays, cancellations, warns of summer travel trouble American Airlines says a slowdown by mechanics led to nearly 2,200 flight cancellations, delays since February and has intensified.        ...
05:52, 05/22/2019

Israeli security forces’ response to Gaza protests ‘a recipe for more bloodshed’, says UN expert Since the beginning of the year, Israeli security forces have responded to protests along Gaza’s border fence with tear gas, rubber coated bullets and live ammunition that have caused death, injury and fear, which the UN’s independent human rights ex...
15:52, 04/28/2019

Israeli spacecraft Beresheet reaches moon but landing unsuccessful: support team The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet reached the moon on Thursday but its planned controlled, or "soft", landing was unsuccessful, the support team said....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Israeli Spacecraft Fails to Make Historic Privately Funded Moon Landing (YEHUD, Israel) — An Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon just moments before touchdown, failing in an ambitious attempt to make history Thursday as the first privately funded lunar landing. The spacecraft lost communication with ground con...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest results from anywhere The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is finally here in all it's camp glory. For some it's a guilty pleasure, for others it's an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the sequins and general madness. The Tel Aviv Convention Centre...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
16:13, 05/19/2019

Germany Eurovision 2019 team S!sters eager for the show to get started The members of S!sters, Carlotta Truman and Laurita Spinelli, are representing Germany at the ESC 2019 final. Their chances of winning look pretty slim, but their spirits are high after a whirlwind week in Tel Aviv....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Eurovision Village partying upsets nearby mosque worshippers in Ramadan The Eurovision Song Contest has found few fans in a famous mosque in the Israeli host city, where worshippers have complained that the gaudy festivities are disrupting their observances of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan....
15:13, 05/15/2019

The Netherlands wins Eurovision 2019, Europe’s annual music extravaganza Some 200 million people around the world were believed to have watched the annual campy contest with 26 nations battling in the Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision....
03:52, 05/19/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event....
03:26, 05/19/2019

'Hate will prevail': Icelandic BDSM band put Eurovision and Israel in a bind Leather-clad group Hatari say this year’s contest, in which they will represent Iceland, is ‘built on a lie’Nothing titillates the Icelandic bondage and dominance-themed band Hatari more than a glaring contradiction.On stage, the group, whose name me...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israel and Palestinian flags during her performance....
02:13, 05/19/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry invites families everywhere into the BDSM pain-sphere The “weird Eurovision entry” has been a staple of internet consumption of the annual international song contest for years now, as people around the planet—including non-combatants in the U.S.—wait to see which country fields the most bizarre entry in...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Pentagon responds to Iran by sending additional ship, Patriot missile battery to Gulf The USS Arlington and a Patriot missile defense battery will join the carrier strike group and bomber task force deployed to the Persian Gulf earlier this week, the Pentagon announced Friday....
06:26, 05/11/2019

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

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity....
00:13, 05/05/2019

It’s hard for us on the Israeli left – liberal antisemitism makes it worse | Ayelet Gundar-Goshen Careless UK and US liberals keep giving Netanyahu the opportunity to say that any criticism is driven by hatred of JewsThe New York Times apologised this week for a cartoon published recently in its international edition. The drawing was of a blind D...
21:39, 05/03/2019

2020 hopeful Tulsi Gabbard urges US to pursue denuclearization after North Korea launches second missile Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-HI and 2020 democratic presidential candidate is urging the U.S. “to continue to pursue diplomatic negotiations to ultimately denuclearize the Korean peninsula” after North Korea fired two short-range missiles on Thursday....
17:52, 05/09/2019

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

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

Eurovision bosses investigate Iceland's Palestine banner demonstration during final in Israel Iceland's Eurovision performers could face disciplinary action from the event's organisers after holding up Palestinian banners during the final in Israel....
23:39, 05/19/2019

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

The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence’s piano ballad “Arcade” TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Netherlands wins the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with Duncan Laurence’s piano ballad “Arcade” ....
01:52, 05/19/2019

A Samsung smartphone reportedly burned. The company blames 'external impact' A South Korean owner of a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G smartphone claims his device burned. The tech giant said it was caused by 'external impact.'        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Army's new DeepStrike surface-to-surface missile warhead successfully tested A warhead for the U.S. Army's DeepStrike long-range surface-to-surface missile program had a successful test, maker Raytheon Co. announced on Wednesday as the weapon approaches a first fight test later this year....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Navy executes successful test of AEGIS Virtual Twin software in missile test The U.S. Navy successfully executed a live-fire drill controlled by a prototype of the AEGIS Virtual Combat Management System, the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command announced....
15:00, 04/28/2019

'It sounded like a missile hit a plane': Hawaii tour helicopter crashes near Honolulu, killing 3 A tour helicopter crashed in a suburban Honolulu community Monday morning, officials said, killing all three people aboard.        ...
08:26, 04/30/2019

North Korea fires 2 short-range missiles, 5 days after previous launch; US tests long-range missile within 10 minutes North Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile from a western region north of Pyongyang on Thursday in the country’s second such launch in less than a week, according to South Korean military reports.  ...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
23:52, 05/19/2019

These Are the U.S. Counties Where Measles Could Strike Next Like every single live-action Disney movie out this year, measles is making the comeback no one asked for. Already, there have been more than 700 cases of the viral and vaccine-preventable disease reported in the U.S. this year—a record high since it...
01:13, 05/10/2019

North Korea missile launch: Two short-range missiles fired in 'return to classic escalation tactics', says South North Korea has fired two suspected short-range missiles less than a week after its leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets, South Korea's military has announced....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wages....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ...
02:26, 05/09/2019

MLB roundup: Red Sox strike out 24, still lose to Rockies Mark Reynolds hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the top of the 11th inning as the Colorado Rockies overcame a near-historic number of strikeouts to beat the host Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday....
08:52, 05/15/2019

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's economic and social policies, leadership says....
20:26, 05/15/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on Wednesday in an effort to fight for better pay and...
22:52, 05/07/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
18:13, 05/22/2019

SJCAM launches SJ9 Strike and SJ9 Max action cameras SJCAM has announced a fresh SJ9 series of action cameras, with its two debut models being the first of their kind to offer wireless charging.The SJ9 Strike is the more senior of the pair, and it arrives with an Amabarella H22S85 chipset and the Sony ...
18:52, 05/22/2019

Strike review – Mungo the mole goes for goal A mole’s life is sportingly transformed by goggles that give him 20/20 vision in this modestly entertaining animationHere’s a modestly entertaining stop-motion family film with a fuzzily retro homemade aesthetic and a warming gentle Englishness: dece...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Rockies Strike Out 24 Times, Still Manage To Beat Red Sox Tuesday night the Colorado Rockies became the third team since 1908 to strike out at least 24 times in a major league game and also win. They did it by beating the Boston Red Sox in extra innings, 5–4, on a game-winning RBI single from Mark Reynolds,...
12:26, 05/15/2019

Florida Man Arrested In Helicopter Laser Strike A Florida man was arrested Wednesday for shining a laser light at a sheriff’s helicopter. Just after 9:30 p.m., the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter flew over the Palms at Riviera Dunes Apartment building when a laser was aimed ...
15:13, 05/18/2019

Insigne's late strike gives second-placed Napoli win over Cagliari "May 5 (Reuters) - Lorenzo Insigne\u0027s 98th-minute penalty helped Napoli secure second place in Serie A with a 2-1 home win over Cagliari on Sunday."...
01:00, 05/06/2019

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers....
18:13, 04/28/2019

SAS stock hit by DnB downgrade as pilot strike enters fifth day DnB Markets lowered its rating on SAS as a pilot strike stretched into its fifth day with no resumption of talks in sight, sending the Scandinavian airline's shares down on Tuesday....
12:52, 04/30/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S. Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
16:26, 05/08/2019

NASA gameplans massive asteroid strike World governments have been concerned for decades about a potential asteroid collision and the chaos it would cause Earth. Now, the actions of what agencies around the world are being shared with the public for the first time ever on social media....
21:52, 04/29/2019

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

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial public offering, valuing it at as much as $90 billio...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Scandinavian Airlines strike in 4th day, affecting thousands A pilots’ strike at Scandinavian Airlines has entered its fourth day with the carrier being forced to cancel 1,213 flights Monday and Tuesday, affecting some 110,000 passengers...
14:52, 04/29/2019

Strike-hit airline SAS cancels 504 flights on Wednesday SAS said it was cancelling 504 flights scheduled for Wednesday, affecting about 47,000 passengers, as much of its fleet remained grounded for a fifth day on Tuesday due to a pilot strike at the Scandinavian airline....
12:52, 04/30/2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of them, affecting 72,000 passenger...
16:52, 04/28/2019

Sudan's army, protesters strike some deals in negotiations Sudan's ruling generals and the protesters who drove President Omar al-Bashir from power last month say they're making progress in negotiations and have agreed on the length of the country's transition period....
15:00, 05/15/2019

SAS, pilots reach 3-year deal ending strike COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-day strike that grounded more than 4,000 flights and affected hundreds of thousands of passengers. CEO ...
11:39, 05/03/2019

Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach’s bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska’s five-run third inning, and the fifth-seeded Cornhuskers went on to beat No. 4 seed Minnesota 8-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. Matt Wald...
07:39, 05/23/2019

UK Drivers to Stage Massive Strike Coinciding With Uber's IPO Rideshare drivers across the Atlantic have plans to sign off the Uber app and spend their time protesting in four major metro areas. The message, coordinated around Uber’s plans to go public, is a clear rebuke of the company’s IPO plan, which will ma...
17:39, 05/03/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike during rush-hour Uber and Lyft drivers participated in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of drivers.        ...
03:52, 05/09/2019

A sex strike is not enough: women need to down tools completely | Suzanne Moore The idea proposed last week by Alyssa Milano won’t cut it. To assert their worth, women should refuse to fulfil the unpaid labour expected by societySex is the very least of our concerns, the last thing that has to be crossed off the to-do list. Or s...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike for better transparency about how much they’re paid Ride-hailing drivers began striking and demonstrating in multiple cities, starting on the East Coast. Despite some drivers in New York City logging off between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m., few riders appeared to be complaining on social media about any problem...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Airline SAS cancels 1,200 more flights as pilot strike drags on Scandinavian airline SAS canceled more than 1,200 flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pilot strike that has disrupted the travel plans of hundreds of thousands of passengers entered its third day on Sunday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Greek far-left extremist to carry hunger strike 'to the end' A Greek far-left extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of murders is vowing to continue "until the end" with a hunger strike after judges rejected his bid for new leave from prison....
14:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. Ride Share Drivers Will Strike On May 8th Ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers in major U.S. cities have united to strike during peak hours on Wednesday May 8th for two hours from 7AM to 9AM local time, according to a report from Autoblog. Cities which may see rush hour even more rush-y include New York, S...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Sudanese threaten general strike in standoff with military The organizers of Sudan’s protests have threatened of a general strike and civil disobedience as tensions with the ruling military council heightened over the makeup of a joint sovereign council...
12:13, 05/01/2019

Argentina: Thousands launch anti-austerity strike President Mauricio Macri agreed to cut government spending last year in exchange for a loan from the International Monetary Fund. His popularity has plummeted ahead of a presidential election in October....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike Nicaragua's finance minister warned banks Wednesday that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of political prisoners....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Uber’s Twisted Logic Means This Isn't a Strike. It's a Boycott Today, many Uber and Lyft drivers in major cities across the country are striking to protest their pay and working conditions, in large part because they’re classified as independent contractors instead of employees. But Uber doesn’t think of its dri...
21:13, 05/08/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis Kalanick, the company’s co-founder and ex-C...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day strike at New England’s biggest grocery chain. The last of five United Food & Commercial Workers ...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Row Over PM Modi's "Cloud Can Help Us Escape Radar" Comment On Air Strike Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comment in an interview that he suggested that clouds and rain can prevent Pakistani radars from detecting Indian fighter jets during the Balakot air strike has stirred......
07:52, 05/12/2019

Greek far-left extremist in hospital after hunger strike Officials say a far-left Greek extremist serving 11 life terms for a string of assassinations is in the hospital following a five-day hunger strike over prison authorities' refusal to grant him temporary leave....
13:52, 05/07/2019

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn’t even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 ...
10:26, 05/22/2019

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Yemeni rebels use drones to strike oil pipeline, Saudis say The attack came two days after four oil tankers, including two Saudi-owned ones, were damaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in what Emirati officials described as acts of sabotage....
02:26, 05/15/2019

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

Uber and Lyft drivers on two-hour strike Wednesday Uber and Lyft drivers in New York will participate in a two-hour strike on Wednesday morning as part of a nationwide protest of Uber's treatment of mobile app drivers.        ...
19:52, 05/08/2019

As Preakness approaches, strike at Pimlico possibly averted BALTIMORE (AP) — A strike by workers at Pimlico Race Course may have been averted just before the running of this year’s Preakness Stakes. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland Jockey Club and its employees at Pimlico Race Course and other tra...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Flagship Argentine airline cancels Tuesday flights due to strike Argentina's government-controlled carrier Aerolineas Argentinas said on Sunday it canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday due to a nationwide strike by labor unions opposed to the austerity program of President Mauricio Macri....
23:26, 04/28/2019

Greek far-left killer in intensive care after hunger strike Greek authorities say a far-left extremist convicted of 11 murders has been placed in intensive care after a 15-day hunger strike that has triggered violent protests by political sympathizers....
17:39, 05/17/2019

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have not done enough to save our future. We have to get...
16:52, 05/23/2019

Pro-Iran Militias Denounce Rocket Strike Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq The pro-Iran groups are seeking to distance themselves from an attack that threatens to inflame tensions amid efforts to de-escalate a crisis between Washington and Tehran....
19:26, 05/20/2019

SAS cancels more flights as parties in pilot strike meet for talks Scandinavian airlines SAS said it would cancel more flights on Thursday as parties involved in a pilot strike held talks on Wednesday to try to resolve a six-day dispute that has left hundreds of thousands of passengers stranded....
16:26, 05/01/2019

How 'laid back' Sri Lanka became a soft target for Islamist strike A week ago, Sri Lankan tourist guide Ricky Costa was preparing for a typically easy Sunday ferrying backpackers between Colombo's tea shops and beach bars in his canary-yellow rickshaw. Then the blasts began....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani Could Strike in the Path of Tens of Millions in India Evacuations are underway with the storm expected to make landfall on Friday, bringing heavy rain, storm surges and winds exceeding 100 miles per hour....
16:13, 05/02/2019

Stennis joins Lincoln as second carrier strike group in Mediterranean The U.S. Navy now has two strike groups operating in the Mediterranean Sea as the John C. Stennis carrier joined the Abraham Lincoln group on Monday....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike co...
17:39, 05/21/2019

Leander Dendoncker strike keeps Wolves in hunt for European place Leander Dendoncker’s late strike kept Wolves’ European dreams alive after a 1-0 win over Fulham.Watched by WWE wrestler Sin Cara, a friend of striker Raúl Jiménez, Dendoncker landed the knockout blow against the doomed Cottagers. Diogo Jota had earli...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Airline SAS cancels 587 flights on Sunday as pilot strike persists SAS said it was cancelling hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike at the Scandinavian airline entered its second day on Saturday....
15:52, 04/28/2019

SAS strike ends as pilot unions reach deal with management The workers' action lasted a week and forced the cancellation of more than 4,000 flights. Pilots will now get a pay rise and more regular work schedules....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Lyft, Uber drivers planning worldwide strike next week New York drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing apps will be joining colleagues from across the globe by briefly going on strike Wednesday to demand better job security, and higher wages....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Last-gasp Moura strike seals unbelievable comeback for Spurs "Champions League semi-final second leg, Johann Cruijff Arena – Ajax 2 (De Ligt 5’, Ziyech 35’) Tottenham Hotspur 3 (Moura 55’, 59’, 90+6’) 3-3 on aggregate, Spurs progress on away goals"...
23:26, 05/08/2019

U.S. deploying carrier strike group to send ‘message’ to Iran The United States is sending a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser announced Sunday night. While John...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Lebanon’s Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days BEIRUT (AP) — Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut. The strike began last Friday and raised concerns it could paralyze the country...
11:26, 05/07/2019

Roldan’s early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night in a meeting between two of the top teams in the Western Confere...
06:39, 05/12/2019

Facebook unveils a 'one-strike' policy for live streaming violations Facebook has unveiled a one-strike policy for live streaming violations in the wake of an extreme right terrorist attack in New Zealand, the company announced. It said users who violate community standards just a single time on Facebook Live could be...
13:13, 05/15/2019

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike BEIRUT (AP) — The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon’s central bank. Hundreds of Lebanese public employees are on strike amid concerns that their salaries and benefits...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Jaguar Land Rover hesitant to strike up electric car partnerships News 15 May, 2019 JLR boss suggests that going it alone over EVs is the firm’s preferred option, while other industry players seek partnerships...
16:13, 05/15/2019

US actress Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike over Georgia abortion law The US actress has called for women to not have sex until the state of Georgia rescinds its new abortion law. Some film and television companies working in Georgia said they would no longer work in the state....
18:39, 05/12/2019

Rush-hour Uber and Lyft driver strike was a flop in NYC Ride-hailing strike? What ride-hailing strike? A driver strike that was planned for the Wednesday morning rush hour against ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft appeared to be a flop in New York City, as cars appeared plentiful and surge pricing ...
19:13, 05/08/2019

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

Airline SAS strike hits more flights as talks resume with pilots Pilots with the Scandinavian airline have said cost-cutting measures have led to terrible working conditions and unpredictable schedules. The strike has affected more than 380,000 passengers....
12:00, 05/02/2019

US Hikes Tariffs On Chinese Goods, China Says Will Strike Back US President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said it would strike back, ratcheting up tensions as the two sides......
14:13, 05/10/2019

Moussa Sissoko says Tottenham must stay calm and strike first against Ajax • Midfielder describes it as Spurs ‘biggest week’ of season• Win next Sunday over Everton would seal top-four placeMoussa Sissoko has billed the next seven days as the biggest week of Tottenham Hotspur’s season, as they seek to reach the Champions Le...
00:00, 05/06/2019

US Stealth Fighter Suffers Millions In Damage From Bird Strike A US F-35 stealth bomber suffered millions of dollars in damage after colliding with a bird during take-off from an air base in Japan, the US Marine Corp said in a statement Wednesday....
07:39, 05/16/2019

Uber strike London: Why are drivers striking? How long will the boycott last? Hundreds of Uber drivers are expected to stage protests in cities across the UK tomorrow ahead of the rideshare firm's bumper stock market flotation this week....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Lebanon's Central Bank workers suspends strike for 3 days Employees at the Central Bank of Lebanon have suspended their open-ended strike for three days, saying they hope their wages and benefits will not be cut....
13:52, 05/07/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

NBA playoffs: Raptors strike back against Bucks in double-overtime thriller Milwaukee lead Eastern Conference finals 2-1 despite lossBrilliant Kawhi Leonard leads way for Toronto with 36 pointsKawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday nigh...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Watch: Woman accidentally catches huge lightning strike on camera A Florida woman capturing video of storms from her window captured the moment an unusually strong bolt of lightning struck right outside her apartment....
23:52, 05/07/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to provide any breakthrough on the formation of a joint civilian-military transitional council....
04:52, 04/30/2019

Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia in March....
14:52, 05/21/2019

First Surgical Strike Was In September 2016: Army Northern Command Chief The top officer of the Indian Army's Northern Command on Monday said that the first surgical strike was carried out by India in September 2016, in the latest comment on a protracted political battle......
14:00, 05/20/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed to coincide with Uber’s IPO filing on Friday. The flashiest new tech stock to hit the market, Uber ...
14:39, 05/08/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. still open to talks The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show development of a new advanced missile system....
13:52, 05/10/2019

Are we ready for the end of the world? NASA conducts drill for potential asteroid strike NASA is conducting a drill this week to see how we'd prepare if a giant asteroid was hurtling toward the Earth.        ...
20:13, 04/29/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
18:39, 05/23/2019

Thousands of Heathrow passengers could be left without food and drink due to strike action Tens of thousands of travellers could face long-haul flights without on-board meals, drinks or duty-frees due to a five-day strike at Heathrow airport....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Uber drivers go on strike in London and U.S. ahead of IPO, early protests sparse Uber drivers in London and major U.S. cities held a series of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
03:39, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
14:39, 05/04/2019

New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, the anger among rideshare drivers boiled over into an international day of action.Read more......
01:52, 05/09/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against strict abortion ...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Shallow Mexican seabed traps tsunamis so they strike land repeatedly A tsunami kept pinging back and forth for three days after being triggered by the 8 September 2017 Mexico earthquake, posing even more risk to human life...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night 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 “Melro...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that would, starting in 2020, ban abortions in the state if a fetal heartbeat was detected—i.e., at...
00:13, 05/12/2019

Roldan's early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0 Crisitan Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in a meeting between two of the top teams in the Western Conference       &...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Months After Balakot Strike, India Launches "Cloud-Proof" Spy Satellite India successfully launched a new "spy satellite" this morning capable of keeping a lookout from space even in cloudy conditions, leaving no room for doubt the next time its armed forces conduct an......
08:26, 05/22/2019

TfL Tube strike to hit FA Cup Final as Watford and Man City hold talks over walkout Watford and Manchester City are in talks with football chiefs aimed at ensuring fans have a smooth trip to Wembley for the FA Cup Final if there is a Tube strike this weekend....
13:52, 05/14/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers in New York, other cities set to strike for two hours Wednesday Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
17:39, 05/07/2019

Laugher and Goodfellow strike World Series gold and silver in London "Jack Laugher MBE and Dan Goodfellow produced a pair of stunning performances to secure a Great Britain 1-2 in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the London leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series."...
08:13, 05/19/2019

Following Livestreamed Mass Shooting, Facebook Introduces One Strike Policy On Livestreams In the two months since a man brutally attacked Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand, and livestreamed his shootings on Facebook, the social media company has faced scrutiny and pressure from advocates and politicians to stop the spread of violent an...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Lebanon central bank workers strike, PM demands budgetary 'realism' Lebanese central bank employees went on strike on Monday over state budget proposals that would cut their benefits but Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said failure to pass a "realistic" budget would be like a "suicide operation" against the economy....
03:26, 05/07/2019

PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts: court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, acc...
23:39, 05/03/2019

Russian plane crash survivor recalls strong lightning strike A survivor of the Russian commercial airliner that crash-landed in Moscow on Sunday, killing 41 people, says a flash of lightning was heard moments before the plane began its emergency descent....
13:52, 05/07/2019

REFILE-Ride-hailing drivers in New York to strike ahead of Uber IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in New York will go on strike next week shortly before the ride-hailing company goes public to protest what they view as unfair employment conditions, a taxi union said on Friday....
14:39, 05/04/2019

China Enters Indo-Pak Battle With "Honour Patches" After Balakot Strike The lack of hard evidence of the Indian Air Force shooting down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 or the lack of any evidence of Pakistan shooting down an IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fighter hasn't prevented the Air......
19:52, 05/17/2019

N.Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday -KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Maduro’s 'collectivos' strike terror while trying to win back support of Venezuela's most vulnerable The notion of masked men on no-license-plate motorcycles shooting down hapless citizens to rob them for their loaf of bread, dispersing tear gas and emptying magazines of bullets on crowds of anti-government protesters or lurking at the door with thr...
17:26, 05/15/2019

Union workers strike at 10 campuses, 5 hospitals in California university system Tens of thousands of workers in the statewide University of California system will strike Thursday over concerns that jobs are being outsourced, union officials said....
16:13, 05/16/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
23:52, 05/11/2019

North Korea Tests Multiple Rocket Launchers In "Strike Drill": Report North Korea has tested long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons in a "strike drill" overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, state media said Sunday....
00:39, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E unable to strike deal over renewable power contracts -court documents PG&E Corp was unable to reach a deal with NextEra Energy Inc and other companies with which it has billions of dollars in power contracts in a jurisdictional dispute over the bankrupt utility's ability to walk away from or amend those agreements, acc...
22:39, 05/03/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show preparations for a new advanced missile system....
07:26, 05/10/2019

Banks reopen after workers suspend austerity strike against Lebanon Central Bank Employees at Lebanon's Central Bank have decided to suspend their strike until Friday -- hoping negotiations with the government over proposed austerity measures will lead to a breakthrough....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Pilot cites lightning strike; American among dead in Moscow crash that killed 41 The Aeroflot captain who landed a fiery Superjet 100 says a lightning strike and full fuel tanks may have led to the inferno that killed 41 people.        ...
09:13, 05/07/2019

Stop & Shop Strike Ends as Employees and Company Reach Tentative Agreement (BOSTON) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties. The comp...
16:52, 04/28/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
01:39, 05/11/2019

North Korean leader Kim oversaw testing of strike drills on Saturday: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the "strike drill" of defense units into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the North's state media reported on Sunday....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials The agreement means the committee will not enforce a subpoena against the attorney general, while the Justice Department works to turn over requested materials....
18:13, 05/22/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Scientists simulating an asteroid strike last week couldn’t save New York from being obliterated Some of the world’s top scientists and disaster response teams spent a big chunk of last week simulating what might happen if a large asteroid were headed straight for Earth. The idea was to see if mankind could find a way to prevent a deadly i...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Commuters urged to support Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.        ...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Consumers urged to join Uber, Lyft strike by not using ride-sharing apps As drivers of Uber and Lyft protest Wednesday, users on social media are urging customers to stop using the ride-sharing apps in solidarity.        ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Lawmakers strike deal to catch reckless drivers, protect school buses ALBANY — Yellow school buses will soon be equipped with cameras aimed at catching reckless drivers who pass them while stopped to board or drop off students, lawmakers confirmed Tuesday. Right now, only a police officer who sees a motorist pass a sch...
04:52, 05/08/2019

Watch: Manchester City's Vincent Kompany booms brilliant strike from 30 yards Vincent Kompany ripped a deep game-winning shot in Manchester City's win against Leicester City, putting the Sky Blues at the top of the Premier League....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
04:52, 05/06/2019

Crossing the digital picket line? Uber and Lyft offer discounts as drivers strike Drivers are shutting off apps in protest across more than a dozen US cities as Uber prepares to go publicUber and Lyft are offering riders and drivers discounts and incentives to use the app on Wednesday as drivers seeking better wages strike across ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido calls for strike to force out Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for workers to strike in large numbers Thursday in an effort to force President Nicolas Maduro from power....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, gets slammed on Twitter Alyssa Milano is calling on her followers to join her in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws – and the response has been mostly negative.        ...
19:13, 05/11/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
14:39, 05/22/2019

Leinster 10 Saracens 20: Sean Maitland and Billy Vunipola strike as Sarries win European Champions Cup It was billed as the battle of the dynasties between the two teams who had won six of the last 10 Champions Cups between them. And it lived up to the hype, with Saracens winning their third European crown in four seasons with a performance of grit an...
09:00, 05/12/2019

North Korea holds ‘strike drill’ of rocket launchers, tactical guided weapons: report Following reports that North Korea launched multiple short-range “projectiles,” this weekend, state-run media on Sunday said the rogue regime had performed a “defense units” test of its rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons....
03:52, 05/05/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó calls for general strike after clashes leave woman dead, dozens injured Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó is hoping public employees stage strikes on Thursday to put pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro – a day after clashes between his forces and anti-government protesters left one woman dead and dozens...
16:26, 05/02/2019

The Uber strike should worry investors and the company because it points to a fundamental problem with its business model (LYFT) Uber and Lyft and their investors should be worried about the strike Wednesday by the app-based taxi companies' drivers. The labor action highlights a fundamental problem with the companies' businesses — they're losing lots of money in spite of...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agreement....
17:52, 05/08/2019

Paul Lo Duca: '57 Chevy helped Billy Wagner get umpire Joe West to expand strike zone Former MLB catcher Paul Lo Duca is making a new name for himself in retirement as one of baseball’s more colorful um, “storytellers.”        ...
16:52, 05/10/2019

Uber strike London: UK drivers launch nine-hour boycott ahead of app's stock market flotation Uber drivers in London and across the UK are set to launch a nine-hour boycott of the app today in the run-up to its stock market flotation on Thursday....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came after “indications of a credible threat” from Iran....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Steyn on Alyssa Milano's 'sex strike': Attempts at 'woke-ness' taking us back to 'dank slumbers of 60 years ago' Author Mark Steyn reacted Monday to actress Alyssa Milano's "sex strike" - launched in opposition to a new Georgia law that bans abortion after a baby's heartbeat is detected....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike Wednesday ahead of Uber IPO Uber and Lyft drivers are scheduled to strike Wednesday, the day before Uber's planned initial public offering.        ...
14:52, 05/06/2019

Alyssa Milano explains sex strike: 'Extreme response' was needed to get national attention In a CNN op-ed, Milano said her suggestion that women withholding sex "got the country talking about the GOP's undeniable war on women."        ...
19:13, 05/14/2019

Uber/Lyft drivers plan strike before Uber's IPO in New York, elsewhere Uber and Lyft drivers could go on strike in for two hours in New York City and elsewhere Wednesday morning, one day before Uber's initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange....
14:52, 05/06/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike ahead of Uber’s IPO The protests come as ride-hailing firms face increasing scrutiny over the sustainability of their businesses, which experience massive losses while relying on the work of millions of drivers who are not employees....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
19:39, 05/08/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.        ...
20:13, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump wants Brexit impasse 'resolved soon' in order to strike trade deal with UK, Mike Pompeo says The United States has urged Prime Minister Theresa May and the Government to resolve the impasse over Brexit in order to push ahead with a trade deal with the UK....
18:52, 05/08/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced.        ...
11:26, 05/06/2019

New Coke is back after 34 years. Thank 'Stranger Things' season 3. New Coke returns on Thursday after 34 years. Coca-Cola resurrected the iconic drink as part of a tie-in with the Netflix show "Stranger Things."        ...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is to support the "brotherly Palestinian people."...
18:39, 05/21/2019

Freelance reporter wants police to return seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
20:26, 05/21/2019

Thousands of Czech protesters demand justice minister resign PRAGUE (AP) — Tens of thousands Czechs are rallying in Prague as the protests demanding the resignation of the new justice minister intensify. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide...
21:13, 05/21/2019

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The episode, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” revolved around the same-sex weddin...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Kate Middleton wears dress previously sported by Princess Eugenie AND the Duchess of Kent KATE Middleton is taking style inspiration from other royals. The Duchess wore a dress that's been sported by Princess Eugenie and the Duchess of Kent....
22:26, 05/21/2019

George R.R. Martin reveals what he’s working on now that ‘Game of Thrones’ is over It has been over twenty years since A Game of Thrones — the first novel in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series — was published. As Martin notes in his latest blog post, he never dreamed what a phenomenon the HBO adapt...
04:52, 05/22/2019

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain CUPERTINO, Calif. — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain. A woman walking in Cupertino heard meowing and looked down to see the tiny ball of fur at the bottom of the drain Tuesday morning. The ...
06:39, 05/22/2019

U.S. south 'still under the gun' after deadly storms A storm system that blasted the U.S. South was weakening on Tuesday but another was on its way after thunderstorms and tornadoes left a swath of destruction, killed at least two people and tore up a NASCAR grandstand....
10:52, 05/22/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: the winning new-build housing developments revealed The Evening Standard New Homes Awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum from first-time buyer flats to innovative family homes, factory lofts and grand mansions....
12:39, 05/22/2019

Artem Markelov: Monaco victory on Formula 2 return possible Formula 2 returnee Artem Markelov says he was thinking about competing in Monaco all year, and that he can take victory in the principality with MP Motorsport...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Dramatic villas and chateaus are changing the Hamptons vibe The Hamptons are famed for barn roofs and shingle facades, and, more recently, trendy postmodern boxes. But some Hamptonites choose to live like European royalty in dramatic villas and chateaus — and now’s your chance to taste the noble life. A 7,250...
15:13, 05/22/2019

Here's how to cope with a work commute you hate The average commuter wastes 42 hours a year in traffic, which costs $1,400 in gas. There are physical and mental health costs as well.        ...
16:52, 05/22/2019

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to be translated into English, has won the Man Booker ...
17:52, 05/22/2019