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Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor re...

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs

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The Last Edition: How a Newspaper War in New Orleans Ended: With a Baked Alaska and Layoffs The Advocate went into New Orleans six years ago to challenge the city’s 182-year-old paper, The Times-Picayune. Now The Advocate is the last one standing....
05:52, 05/13/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
20:13, 05/17/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, according to USA Today’s Tennessean. Casada was also al...
09:26, 05/07/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Snag a Spare Xbox One Controller For $37 Xbox One controllers don’t drop to $37 very often, so if you think you might want one, right now is the best time to buy. This is the newest models with built-in Bluetooth, so they’ll also work with your PC without an adapter....
22:52, 05/04/2019

Here's what to do if the US-China trade war ignites layoffs The trade war with China and rising pressure on manufacturers and retailers is bringing a new worry : layoffs. Here's how to manage if you lose your job....
17:00, 05/20/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
12:39, 05/14/2019

Disney announces some new layoffs to go with all those big fancy box office records It’s a damn good time to be Disney right now; the entertainment giant just bought Fox and is well on its way to absorbing Hulu, its live-action films and animated properties continue to thrive, and its Marvel franchise of films has never been more lu...
04:13, 05/16/2019

Pima County hosts job fair in wake of recent layoffs Pima County will hold a job fair next week in response to the recent layoff at three Tucson businesses. All are welcome, but the job fair is targeting former employees of Concentrix, Carondelet and Citi. Pima County One-Stop Career Center ARIZONA@WOR...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Geneva Motor Show: A $19 Million Bugatti and Supercars to Spare Here is a little secret: The “Black Car” at the show is merely a mock-up of what the finished product will look like, with no interior and nothing under the hood....
17:00, 04/28/2019

Here's where GM layoffs stand after stunning blow to factory workers GM said it has jobs for all the 2,800 hourly workers affected by its move to idle four U.S. factories. Here's a look at how the numbers stack up.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Condemned Georgia man asks parole board to spare his life Lawyers for a man who's scheduled to be executed this week for killing two women nearly 25 years ago are asking the Georgia parole board to spare his life....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity Bill Ackman’s hedge fund is up nearly 40 percent this year — but that isn’t distracting him from pitching some spare office space he co-owns in Hell’s Kitchen. “If you’re interested in renting space, give me a call,” Ackman joked on a Tuesday call wi...
05:13, 05/15/2019

Avengers: Endgame's Editor Came Up With One of the Best Lines of the Film Avengers: Endgame is a movie almost entirely about providing a sense of payoff—to varying degrees of success—to 11 years of Marvel moviemaking. But one of its most powerful payoffs to the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe wasn’t actually in the film f...
06:39, 05/08/2019

Deadline near for plea change in newspaper shooting case Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, are nearing a deadline to change his plea from not guilty to an insanity defense....
17:39, 04/29/2019

California school newspaper will run story on porn worker STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A Central California school district will allow a high school newspaper to publish a profile of an 18-year-old student who works in the porn industry. The Stockton Record reports that the Lodi Unified School District won’...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Newspaper: Trump lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994 WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times is reporting that Donald Trump’s businesses lost more than $1 billion from 1985 to 1994, based on tax information the newspaper acquired. The Times says it has acquired printouts from the future president...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Why Amazon Is Hiring an Editor for 'Breaking Crime News' A smart doorbell company owned by Amazon is looking for a new managing editor to oversee a team of journalists breaking crime news for an app tailor-made to stoke fear in its users and loop in the cops.Read more......
19:13, 04/30/2019

Twitter suspends Jewish newspaper, SPD politician for anti-AfD tweets Twitter temporarily blocked accounts of a Jewish paper and a Berlin politician for allegedly publishing election misinformation. Both offending tweets had to do with criticism of the far-right AfD party....
03:52, 05/14/2019

EU trade chief sees possible extension to May 18 deadline for U.S. car tariffs: newspaper European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem expects U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a May 18 deadline for U.S. tariffs on cars imported from the European union, according to an interview published in the Sueddeutsche newspaper on Monday....
10:52, 05/13/2019

Hedge funds plot rapid sale of i newspaper owner A consortium of hedge funds which seized control of Johnston Press last year is plotting a quickfire strategic review that could trigger the sale of prized newspaper assets such as the i and The Scotsman....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Australian newspaper appeals Geoffrey Rush defamation case A Sydney newspaper and journalist are appealing an Australian Federal Court decision that they defamed Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush with accusations of inappropriate behavior toward an actress...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Gannett defeats newspaper rival MNG’s hostile takeover attempt Newspaper giant Gannett won all eight board seats in a hotly contested shareholder vote on Thursday, winning a bitter proxy war with its cost-cutting rival MNG Enterprises. MNG, reviled by journalists for slashing staff at papers like the Denver Post...
23:13, 05/16/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Maryland newspaper attack suspect enters insanity plea The man accused of killing five employees of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Md. last year is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity, his attorneys said Monday....
04:13, 04/30/2019

Melee's Intro Remade Using Smash Ultimate's Video Editor The new video editor in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is good for many things, but none more so than using it to recreate the entirety of Melee’s intro sequence from the GameCube....
03:13, 05/08/2019

The Vatican editor who exposed the sexual abuse of nuns – and took on the Pope In the church women’s magazine, Lucetta Scaraffia exposed rape and secret abortions. Then, she and her team quit. She reveals what happenedOn 26 March, Lucetta Scaraffia sent a letter to Pope Francis. She was, at the time, the editor of the Vatican’s...
17:26, 05/08/2019

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
04:52, 05/18/2019

Times editor defends paper's coverage of transgender issues Former journalist tells tribunal she faced discrimination at paper because she is transJohn Witherow, editor of the Times, has rejected allegations his newspaper publishes inaccurate, biased articles that are hostile to trans men and women.Witherow w...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Editor Carine Roitfeld posed nude for her perfume ad campaign As the former editor of French Vogue and founder of CR Fashion Book, Carine Roitfeld’s boundary-pushing fashion shoots have inspired countless readers. Photos of her own outfits spread like wildfire across blogs, then Instagram. But for Roitfeld, it’...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society. Five journalists resigned....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Pro tip: Don’t hide a code editor ‘Easter egg’ in your Nintendo Switch game An indie game called A Dark Room vanished from the Nintendo eShop over the weekend after its creator revealed he’d sneaked a code editor into it as an “Easter egg.” The developers dismayed reaction seems almost comically naive given Nintendo‘s dim vi...
05:26, 04/30/2019

California high school newspaper to run profile of student porn worker A Central California school district has decided to allow a high school newspaper to publish a profile of an 18-year-old student who works in the porn industry....
08:13, 05/03/2019

China vice premier 'very unlikely' to go to U.S. this week: Global Times editor in chief China's Vice Premier Liu He is "very unlikely" to go to the United States this week following U.S. President Donald Trump's "threat" to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, editor-in-chief of China's Global Times newspaper said on Mon...
05:13, 05/06/2019

Gloria Schiff, Fashion Editor and Glamorous Twin Model, Dies at 90 She and her sister caught the eye of a fashion photographer at 15. She later worked at Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue and became a fixture of New York society....
20:13, 05/08/2019

The best free PDF editor 2019: change text and images without paying a penny Truly great free PDF editors are hard to come by, but there are some excellent tools around if you know where to look.PDF documents are designed to look and behave exactly the same way on any device. That makes it a brilliant format for sharing, but ...
19:13, 05/20/2019

U.S.-China trade talks will continue Friday morning: paper editor U.S.-China trade talks in Washington will continue on Friday morning U.S. time, Hu Xijin, the editor-in-chief of Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times, tweeted on Friday....
05:39, 05/10/2019

Pro-North Korea newspaper warns of 'nuclear confrontation' if U.S. loses chance for negotiations A pro-North Korea newspaper warned Thursday that a nuclear confrontation could flare up again if the United States misses the opportunity for negotiations with Pyongyang....
23:13, 05/09/2019

British government source sees Brexit breakthrough but not this week: BBC political editor A Brexit breakthrough in talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party is possible but unlikely this week, the BBC's political editor cited an unidentified senior government source as saying....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Times Disciplines Editor and Cancels Cartoon Contract Over Anti-Semitic Drawing In the wake of widespread criticism, The Times said it would no longer run syndicated cartoons and update its bias training, the paper’s publisher said....
00:13, 05/02/2019

U.S.-China negotiators agree to meet again in Beijing: Global Times editor in chief Negotiators from the U.S. and China have agreed to meet again in Beijing in the future for further trade talks, the editor-in-chief of China's Global Times newspaper said on Friday....
21:13, 05/10/2019

California high school newspaper runs story about student’s porn career after winning free speech battle A California high school student newspaper has published a feature story about a local 18-year-old’s fledgling career in the porn industry after winning a free speech battle against a group of district officials its advisor says “have lost their mind...
19:52, 05/03/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962. Bob Dwyer, an Army veteran a...
17:39, 05/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Specialty Silicones, located at an industrial park in Waukegan, also left an unknown number of employee...
15:39, 05/04/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave danger. The study released Wednesday is comes after Gov...
08:52, 05/15/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the explosion happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at AB Specialty Silicones plant in the community 50 miles nor...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO Cian O'Brien....
01:39, 05/03/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed her charity missed opportunities to prevent the rap...
16:52, 04/28/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared dead....
19:13, 05/04/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of $17.50 for electric vehicle owners in the state. I...
01:13, 05/11/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hynes’ son-in-law, confirmed that Hynes died Saturday in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial Hospital...
20:52, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have located and are recovering the body of a third employee killed in the explosion and fire at an Illi...
01:00, 05/06/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow Democrats Saturday to announce the legislation. It...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
17:13, 05/18/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the blast died, a local coroner confirmed, and the official death toll is expected to rise to four as a...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body of one person and said two others who are missing are feared dead after an overnight explosion and ...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicones factory general manager Mac Penman says the service will be Friday morning at the site north of C...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son’s body WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman’s cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy’s father to lead investigators to the child’s body. JoAnn Cunningham and An...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another employee that if he lost his job he would kill other workers and "blow police up."...
17:39, 04/29/2019

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explosion and fire at an Illinois plant are dead. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says crews have suspe...
17:39, 05/04/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearings in the case. Court records show 36-year-old JoAnn Cunningham and 60-year-old Andrew Freund Sr. of ...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, but that he violated other department policies. (May...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Top Emirates airline executive resigns after dip in profits DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chief commercial officer at Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, has resigned after profits dipped to their lowest level in years. Emirates on Sunday confirmed Thierry Antinori’s resignation....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting into a new era with Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young at the helm. Young is a fellow Democrat and...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thursday, days after criticizing U.S. 5G policy in a speech....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth to the baby boy, as she claimed....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted others before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
02:39, 05/07/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were still missing....
02:52, 05/06/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
21:26, 05/10/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been fatally shot. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted police as saying that Jaylon McKenzie, an East St. ...
06:13, 05/06/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Friday....
02:13, 05/04/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
20:39, 05/11/2019

#PickingUpTrashWhileBlack: Colorado Cop Resigns After Drawing Gun on Man Cleaning His Yard John Smyly, a white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man picking up trash outside his home, has resigned....
23:26, 05/19/2019

Cop who refused to enter scene of ax attack resigns from NYPD He avoided getting axed — only to quit in disgrace. One of the Brooklyn cops who refused to enter the bloody apartment where an ax murderer left a woman nearly decapitated has resigned from the NYPD, authorities said Thursday. Officer Sean Doohan ste...
04:39, 05/03/2019

Missouri officer accused in shooting of shoplifter resigns LADUE, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police officer indicted for shooting a shoplifting suspect has resigned from her department. Ladue Police Officer Julia Crews submitted a letter of resignation on Friday, two days after St. Louis County prosecut...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
13:13, 05/03/2019

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for the financially shaky state, Wall Street credit rati...
23:13, 05/08/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed t...
12:52, 05/06/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:13, 05/03/2019

US Deputy Attorney General Who Oversaw Mueller Probe Resigns US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who chose Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia interference probe and protected him from political intrusion, announced Monday he was stepping......
14:52, 04/30/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday over allegations of corruption reported by local media....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Resigns, Will Leave Post May 11 WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday, ending a two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia...
01:13, 04/30/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest Federal official overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department accused of corruption, illegal killings and civil rights violations resigns, says he has lost trust in the process...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to a fake Russian investor....
22:26, 05/18/2019

Davidson resigns as Jackets president, reportedly headed to Rangers John Davidson resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday and is expected to be named to a similar post with the New York Rangers....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Cyprus justice minister resigns over serial killer case NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ justice minister has resigned over the country’s serial killer case amid reports of lapses in investigating missing persons’ reports. Ionas Nicolaou said Thursday that he was stepping down because it w...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Austrian vice-chancellor resigns over secret video footage Far-right Strache appears to offer public contracts in return for campaign helpAustria’s vice-chancellor has resigned after a video appeared to show the far-right politician promising public contracts to a fake Russian backer in return for campaign h...
14:26, 05/18/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Medical System to write a series of kids books — while she sat on the group’s board. “Dear...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
21:13, 05/18/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old middle school athlete who had already received college football scholarship offers....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Illinois dad led police to son's body after being confronted about video showing boy beaten, records show An Illinois boy had been missing for nearly week before his father led investigators to the 5-year-old’s body after they confronted him about a video found on the mother’s cellphone showing the child beaten and bruised, court records revealed Wednesd...
19:39, 05/02/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
20:52, 05/04/2019

Students stage walkout at Illinois high school in protest over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos posted to social media, school officials said....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE ...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police....
01:39, 05/06/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
20:52, 05/16/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
00:13, 05/03/2019

May will destroy Tory party unless she resigns now, says former cabinet minister - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 1.22pm BST From the Telegraph’s Jack MaidmentTheresa May’s convoy has just left parliament after her crunch meeting with the executive of the 1922 Committee in the House of Commons. ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Principal resigns amid probe of Maryland locker-room attack The principal of Maryland high school has resigned months after several junior varsity football players were accused of raping or attempting to rape teammates with a broomstick....
11:26, 05/08/2019

CORRECTED-Societe Generale resigns as London gold market maker The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities business....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, resigns The senior CFPB official, Eric Blankenstein, has been operating under a cloud since September, when The Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decade ago....
04:52, 05/16/2019

Cop resigns after confrontation with black college student picking up trash outside dorm A white police officer who pulled out his gun during a heated confrontation with a black college student picking up trash outside his Colorado dorm is resigning — and will continue to collect his paycheck for the next eight months, city officials sai...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Bobby Roundtree, Illinois star, suffers severe spinal injury in swimming accident The football future of Bobby Roundtree, one of the Big Ten’s best pass rushers, may now be in doubt. Roundtree, a defensive end for Illinois, suffered a severe spinal injury during a swimming incident on Saturday, according to 247Sports, and un...
20:13, 05/20/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois after severe storms earlier this week left 2 dead in Oklahoma....
15:39, 05/02/2019

Cypriot Justice Minister Nicolaou resigns amid outcry over serial killings Cyprus' justice minister, Ionas Nicolaou, resigned Thursday amid public backlash over law enforcement's handling of an investigation into the slayings of five migrant women and two children....
17:26, 05/02/2019

Baltimore’s Mayor, Catherine Pugh, Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal involving a book deal worth $500,000....
00:13, 05/03/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of drug trafficking....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday over corruption allegations after a secret video was leaked, sparking a snap election....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
19:26, 05/18/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares steps down ‘immediately’ and resigns from board Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares stepped down Monday, effective immediately, and Mary Winston will serve as interim CEO.        ...
18:52, 05/13/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but his alarming words wasn’t enough to place him in protective custody, records showed....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Cyprus’ Justice Minister Resigns Over Serial Killer Case That’s Shaken the Island Nation (NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The Cypriot justice minister resigned Thursday as criticism of police mounted for mistakes that may have let a serial killer claim more victims. The president vowed that Cyprus would solve these slayings and promised better ...
03:13, 05/03/2019

Austria’s president recommends September election after vice chancellor resigns over video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chancellor....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following alleged corruption scandal Heinz-Christian Strache has stepped down as Austrian vice chancellor following an alleged corruption scandal. Strache was caught on video apparently offering business deals in exchange for friendly media coverage....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “pol...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, Resigns After Video Sting Is Revealed A video secretly filmed before the 2017 elections showed him promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch and plotting to do away with press freedom....
14:52, 05/18/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns after scandal over sales of her children's books Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns under pressure after revelations of a conflict of interest related to sales of her children's books.        ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’t the child’s mother, authorities said....
05:00, 05/19/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

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08:00, 05/11/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Resigns After Footage Shows Him Allegedly Offering Government Contracts to Russian Businesswoman (VIENNA) — Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor at a gathering in Ibiza. The...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Top Aide Resigns After Accusations of Framing Black Activist and Sending Racist and Sexist Texts Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff, a white man who actually and truly goes by the name Cade Cothren, has resigned amid allegations that he framed a black activist, as well as sent racist and sexually explicit texts, some of which w...
00:39, 05/08/2019

The Engadget staff on that 'Game of Thrones' finale For this month's video IRL, we couldn't miss talking about the conclusion of one of the biggest TV series ever, HBO's Game of Thrones. After years of speculation about how the epic story would end, we finally have (some of) our answers...
00:39, 05/21/2019

| AYO says staff that testify at PIC inquiry won't face repercussions AYO Technology Solutions says it is "utterly dismayed" by the implication that its employee Naahied Gamieldien may face internal company repercussions for testifying at the commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation....
16:39, 04/28/2019

UN honors 115 peacekeepers and staff who lost their lives The United Nations has honored 115 U.N. peacekeepers and staff from 43 countries who lost their lives working for the global organization, standing in silent tribute to their sacrifice at a memorial service....
04:39, 05/07/2019

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
14:53, 04/28/2019

LA universities quarantine students, staff over measles outbreak Two major universities in Los Angeles have quarantined hundreds of unvaccinated students and faculty due to concerns about the measles outbreak in the United States....
14:53, 04/28/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarcerated for close to six months at the Century Regio...
10:26, 05/02/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq The U.S. Embassy in Iraq says the State Department has ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff to leave the country right away amid escalating tensions with Iran. The alert, published on the embassy’s website on Wednesday, com...
13:52, 05/15/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran....
16:52, 05/15/2019

ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflictThe US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its foreign staff from an oilfield west of Basra, in Iraq, and is flying them to Dubai.The move came after the...
00:00, 05/19/2019

| Tragedy as accident claims lives of 7 sani2c staff The organisers of the KAP sani2c race have confirmed that seven of their event crew were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a head-on collision....
21:13, 05/19/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff, around 60 people, from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
20:39, 05/18/2019

Hospital staff on front lines of war on human trafficking WILMINGTON, Del.– Dawn Culp has been an emergency room nurse at Bayhealth for more than 25 years but says she never had enough resources to focus on human trafficking — until now. Throughout the hospital’s hallways are small stickers and ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Sources: Vogel to coach Lakers with Kidd on staff Frank Vogel has agreed to a three-year deal to become the next head coach of the Lakers, league sources told ESPN, with Jason Kidd agreeing to become a prominent assistant coach on Vogel's staff....
13:13, 05/12/2019

With Mueller on Justice staff, Barr has sway over testimony WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller was expected to step down days after concluding his investigation in March, but he remains a Justice Department employee and the department won’t say why. Whatever role Mueller now has, keeping h...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Spokesman: Biden would back unionized campaign staff Former Vice President Joe Biden would support his campaign aides if they wanted to organize a union. That’s according to a spokesman who adds that the campaign’s pay and benefits already offer what an organized labor unit might seek at th...
19:26, 05/09/2019

Libya's NOC calls for safe return of staff member Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) called for the safe return of a staff member taken from near his home on April 29 by an armed group in Suluq town near Benghazi, the company said in a statement on Saturday....
18:52, 05/04/2019

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the TSA said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Mauricio Pochettino defends medical staff after Jan Vertonghen injury • Vertonghen briefly returned to pitch after clash of heads• Pochettino: ‘The medical staff are the bosses’Mauricio Pochettino defended his medical staff at Tottenham after the club’s 1-0 Champions League semi-final, first-leg defeat to Ajax was over...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will keep country from violence -TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV said, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue....
15:39, 05/01/2019

Adecco struggles to find professional staff in the United States Adecco Group Chief Executive Alain Dehaze expects ongoing problems in the automotive sector to dampen demand for temporary workers in Germany while the staffing company is struggling to find enough qualified staff in the United States....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Anki, Maker of Robotic Companion Cozmo, Lays Off Its Staff Anki, the maker of the Cozmo robotic toy and AI-powered home assistants, has laid off its staff of about 200 people, saying its business is no longer feasible after it was unable to secure new funding....
11:25, 04/30/2019

Ladakh Seat Ready For Polling, 49 Booths In Leh To Have All Women Staff Lok Sabha Election Phase 5 Voting: As many as 49 polling booths in Leh district will have all women staff as all arrangements have been put in place to ensure free and fair polling in the Ladakh......
23:13, 05/05/2019

Former Bruin Rod Palmer joins Mick Cronin’s staff at UCLA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Mick Cronin has hired Rod Palmer as an assistant at UCLA, where he played for two years in the mid-1980s. Palmer was an assistant at San Diego State last season after 11 years on the coaching staff at Long Beach State. Before...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Bolton Wanderers set up emergency food bank to help unpaid staff Staff have gone without wages for two weeks‘It has hit home hard,’ says Bolton’s club chaplainBolton Wanderers have set up an emergency food bank to help staff who have gone unpaid for two weeks.The club’s Community Trust has received food and essent...
14:39, 05/14/2019

French telecom giant Orange on trial over staff suicides The toll is shocking: 19 suicides, 12 suicide attempts and eight cases of serious depression among employees over a three-year span at France’s main telephone and internet company. A long-awaited trial began Monday in Paris accusing telecom giant Ora...
22:26, 05/06/2019

Richer Sounds staff handed control and cash bonus The owner of Richer Sounds has relinquished control of the business to his staff, creating a John Lewis-style ownership structure and windfall for the employees....
22:39, 05/14/2019

Dropbox Chief of Staff: Diversity and inclusion begin with hiring During her keynote at TNW’s 2019 conference today, Dropbox‘s Carmen Pop was quick to denote the differences between diversity and inclusion, and how both companies and individuals can promote both in Silicon Valley. Pop, who is Dropbox‘s Chief of Sta...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Newhouse co. sends bumbling exec to lay off entire Times-Picayune staff The Newhouse family, which owns publications ranging from Vanity Fair to The Star-Ledger, just gave a lesson on the wrong way to shutter a newspaper. The New York media dynasty announced a surprise shutdown of the 182-year-old New Orleans Times-Picay...
02:13, 05/08/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf....
02:13, 05/16/2019

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts Anti-money laundering specialists proposed filing “suspicious activity reports” about transactions connected to President Trump and his son-in-law. Bank managers said no....
19:00, 05/19/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
00:00, 05/20/2019

The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it The staff of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which unionized in March, just announced that it has ratified its new union contract. Now do every other campaign, and company....
04:26, 05/09/2019

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff out of Iraqi oilfield - sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all its foreign staff members out of Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three sources told Reuters on Saturday....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
22:39, 05/19/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign unveils plan to prevent sexism among staff The Vermont senator’s 2020 campaign has implemented policies that are the ‘gold standard’ after claims its culture in 2016 was ‘too white’ and ‘too male’Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has unveiled sweeping new guidelines to combat sexual misco...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Deutsche Bank staff saw suspicious Trump and Kushner activity – report New York Times releases explosive report on Russia-linked bankEmployee says ‘nothing happened’ after she raised concernsSeveral financial moves by legal entities controlled by Donald Trump and Jared Kushner between 2016 and 2017 triggered suspicious ...
01:13, 05/20/2019

U.S. Embassy in Iraq Orders Staff to Leave as Iran Tensions Rise The Trump administration ordered a partial withdrawal of its diplomats from Iraq on Wednesday, as Washington warned of heightened threats from Iran and Tehran-backed Shiite militias....
02:52, 05/16/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian repo...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Entire New Orleans’ Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its Web site, nola, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off....
12:13, 05/04/2019

U.S. Embassy orders staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
12:26, 05/15/2019

Interior Department Launches Investigation of Potential Ethics Violations Among Staff The probe, the second in as many weeks, looks into a complaint that Interior Department staff offered agency access to former employers or lobbying clients....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Uber CEO Warns Staff of ‘Tough Public Market Times’ After Underwhelming IPO (Bloomberg) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, in an email to staff Monday, acknowledged Uber’s rocky trading debut, while at the same time saying that tech giants Facebook and Amazon also faced difficulties after listing. “Obviously our...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert and removed nonemergency diplomatic staff from Baghdad and Erbil....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Algeria's army chief of staff says military will prevent violence in country: TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Wednesday the military will ensure the country does not descend into violence, state TV reported, as mass protests that prompted President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit on April 2 continue....
23:39, 05/01/2019

Bank Staff Flagged Trump, Kushner Transactions For Watchdog: Report Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner,......
13:52, 05/20/2019

In Peaceful Protest, Jet Airways Staff Requests Centre To Save Airline On Labour Day, we have gathered for a peaceful protest. We did not get our salaries for two months. Our mediclaim policy had also lapsed, one of the jet Airways employee said....
10:52, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
08:13, 05/20/2019

Former Trump staff chief Kelly joins board of migrant shelter operator John Kelly, former White House chief of staff, has joined the board of Caliburn International Corp, the parent of an operator of a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Friday....
02:13, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 2-Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
07:26, 05/20/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Google exec's all-staff email on internal data seen as warning to whistleblowers, organizers Amidst a wave of employee organizing, Google's top legal executive sent an all-staff email telling employees that accessing certain "need to know" documents without permission could get them fired....
16:39, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog -NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes watchdo...
22:39, 05/19/2019

Deutsche Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial-crimes wa...
15:26, 05/20/2019

Video shows Georgia healthcare staff punching, beating disabled man with belt GORDON, Ga. (WXIA) — The family of a mentally disabled Georgia man has released video showing their loved one being repeatedly beaten by staff hired to care for him. 11 Alive Brian Jarrad, the family’s attorney, said the family wanted to releas...
01:26, 05/14/2019

UN ‘comes together in sadness and solidarity’ to honour staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines flight Ceremonies were held at UN Headquarters in New York and Geneva on Friday, to remember and honour the staff who died on board Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, which crashed near Addis Ababa last Sunday, killing all 157 passengers and crew....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health workers can opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or r...
07:39, 05/03/2019

Google staff condemn treatment of temp workers in 'historic' show of solidarity Google issues new ‘minimum standards’ for temps after more than 900 employees sign letter criticizing abrupt firingMore than 900 Google workers have signed a letter objecting to the tech giant’s treatment of temporary contractors, in what organizers ...
18:52, 05/01/2019

US-Iran tension: Exxon Mobil pulls out foreign staff from Iraqi oil field Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's employees are reportedly being flown from Iraq to Dubai....
19:39, 05/18/2019

Google staff share claims of company retaliation in town hall meeting As promised, Google employees who led the large-scale walkouts in November have held a town hall meeting to share more allegations of a retaliatory culture at the company. Bloomberg understands that Claire Stapleton and Meredith Whittaker provided "m...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Mayor Pete Doesn't Offer His Campaign Staff Health Insurance, Wow What a Dreamboat!! Pete Buttigieg, who is less a presidential candidate and more a collection of rich liberals’ fantasies projected into a crisp white shirt, is apparently the only major presidential candidate who does not yet offer his staff health insurance, NBC News...
20:39, 05/09/2019

Air India Staff Asked To Vacate Posh Delhi Flats, Sell-Off Plan On Indicating that the Air India disinvestment plan is very much on even in the middle of the general elections, the government wants almost 700 airline employees in the posh Vasant Vihar colony in south......
03:52, 05/03/2019

Graphic video shows baby dropped on head by staff at an Arizona hospital Parents want accountability after a video of their twins' birth shows a doctor at Chandler Regional Medical Center dropping one of their daughters.        ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Cyprus justice minister resigns over serial killer case amid reports of lapses in investigating missing persons’ reports NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus justice minister resigns over serial killer case amid reports of lapses in investigating missing persons’ reports....
13:26, 05/02/2019

Suit: Kansas City jail staff joked amid dying woman's cries The children of a woman who died of a torn aorta at a jail in downtown Kansas City allege in a lawsuit that staff joked as their mother lay curled up on the floor, crying in pain....
19:52, 05/14/2019

Former Trump Chief of Staff Joins Board Overseeing 'Prison-like' Facility for Migrant Children Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has joined the board of Caliburn International, owners of Comprehensive Health Services Inc., which operated a Florida facility for children described as “prison-like” by congressional Democrats....
21:13, 05/05/2019

Exclusive: Sequoia China to cut up to 20 percent of investment staff as tech growth slows - sources Sequoia Capital China, widely viewed as a bellwether for Chinese tech investment, is set to lay off as much as 20 percent of investment staff as a slowdown in the country's tech sector saps appetite for risk, said two people with knowledge of the mat...
15:13, 05/06/2019

Ex-Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly joins board of shelter for migrant children Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has landed on the board of the parent company that operates the largest shelters for unaccompanied migrant children....
10:26, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
13:00, 05/19/2019

Newborn dropped on head by hospital staff suffers brain hemorrhage, parents claim A video recorded by the father shows a staffer pick up the newborn girl with one hand before the girl somehow slips and lands head first on the bassinet. Now the parents are threatening legal action....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Fact-checking claims Nadler is breaking precedent by allowing staff members to interview Barr House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is poised to hold a committee vote Wednesday to allow staff members to question Attorney General Bill Barr during a Thursday hearing. Barr has said he will not attend the hearing if the House Judiciary sticks to ...
08:26, 05/01/2019

Man City strongly deny players and staff song lyrics mock Hillsborough or Liverpool fan Sean Cox Manchester City have said that any suggestion a chant apparently sung by some of their players and backroom staff as they celebrated winning the Premier League title mocks Sean Cox or the Hillsborough disaster "is entirely without foundation"....
10:52, 05/15/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
14:26, 05/15/2019

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.        ...
23:39, 05/15/2019

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags To Half-Staff Monday In Honor Of Kentucky Soldier Killed In Iraq FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Gov. Matt Bevin has ordered all U.S. and Kentucky flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, May 6, in honor of a Kentucky soldier who died in Iraq while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Acc...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Italy prosecutors request jail terms for ex Deutsche Bank, Nomura staff in Monte Paschi trial Milan prosecutors requested jail terms for four former Deutsche Bank staff and two former Nomura employees in relation with two controversial derivative transactions the two banks arranged for Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena....
17:26, 05/16/2019

Frank Vogel reaches deal to be Lakers' new head coach, Jason Kidd joins staff In a surprising twist, Frank Vogel has reached a deal to coach the Los Angeles Lakers, with Jason Kidd joining the staff as the top assistant.        ...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; efforts to tackle road safety; a new intergenerational campaign for the realization of women’s rights; an...
00:13, 05/07/2019

Meghan Markle receives stern message from Queen Elizabeth after scolding staff over eggs, claims royal expert In the days leading up to her wedding to Prince Harry, Meghan Markle received stern words from Queen Elizabeth II over eggs, according to a royal expert....
23:13, 05/03/2019

SHOCKING VIDEO: Arizona hospital staff allegedly drops newborn on head, baby suffers brain hemorrhage days later A prematurely born twin girl was dropped on her head by hospital staff moments after birth at Chandler Regional Medical Center in Arizona last February and suffered a brain hemorrhage days later, the child's parents claim. ...
09:13, 05/04/2019

John Kelly, Trump’s ex-chief of staff, joins board of firm running America’s biggest child migrant facility John Kelly now sits on the board of Caliburn International, which owns a company that runs Homestead - the biggest facility for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Is Off-White Too White? Virgil Abloh Criticized for Lacking Diversity on His Staff He has been hailed as a gamechanger in the fashion world, but is Virgil Abloh really changing the game for other black talents? That was the question raised by a now-deleted Instagram story published by Abloh on Tuesday, chronicling a dinner party th...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Defence minister Sajjan says he supported chief of defence staff’s decision to suspend Norman Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he supported the chief of defence staff's decision to suspend Vice-Admiral Mark Norman in 2017, more than a year before he was charged with breach of trust for allegedly leaking government secrets about military pr...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
23:13, 05/20/2019

Mauricio Pochettino hails Tottenham's 'excellent' medical staff after treatment of Jan Vertonghen's head injury Tottenham Mauricio Pochettino says his medical staff were 'excellent' in dealing with Jan Vertonghen's head injury against Ajax and that he is open to changes to football's concussion protocols....
17:52, 05/02/2019

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

What to Watch After Game of Thrones Ends Ask not for whom the game thrones; it thrones for thee. This weekend Game of Thrones, the television show that invented death, finally ends. Now you can move on, at least until the prequel starts. What should you watch next to scratch that itch? It d...
17:26, 05/17/2019

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

Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and the heavyweight division The post Don’t expect Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua to lose their titles any time soon appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Long-time Pennsylvania home of Arnold Palmer for sale at $880,000 The long-time home of Arnold Palmer in Unity Township, Pa., near Latrobe, is for sale. It is listed for $880,000.        ...
17:39, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Dustin Johnson has wild nine-hole ride Dustin Johnson took a wild ride on Bethpage Black's back 9 as he moved up the leaderboard. Johnson, the top-ranked player in the world, began the day at 1 under par and promptly bogeyed the 10th hole; he opened his first round with a bogey, too ...
17:39, 05/17/2019

Money in the Bank will tell us just how far WWE is pushing Becky Lynch Money in the Bank needs to start earning WWE some cache with its audience. Television ratings have been in a downturn recently as WWE gets ready for its most important pay-per-view outside of the Big Four. Nearly all WWE’s major singles champio...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Stop Feeling Bad If You're Not Saving Every Penny to Buy a Home If you feel a little behind on your homeownership goals—or if you’re wondering whether homeownership should even be one of your goals—don’t worry. First, you’re not alone. Second, it’s harder to save up for a home than it’s been in a long time....
18:39, 05/17/2019

A boxing champion says he wants to kill a man in the ring: ‘This is a gladiator’s sport’ The WBC heavyweight champion said of upcoming opponent and longtime rival Dominic Breazeale, "His life is on the line for this fight, and I do mean his life. I'm still trying to get me a body on my record."...
18:39, 05/17/2019

4K TV deal at Walmart: the Vizio P-Series TV gets a $500 price cut If you're looking for a killer discount on a top-quality TV, then look no further than this excellent deal from Walmart. You can get the Vizio P-Series Quantum 65-inch TV on sale for $1,498. That's a whopping $500 discount and the best pric...
18:52, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris Invokes Indian Heritage In Reply To Trump Immigration Plan Kamala Harris, the first Indian-origin Senator castigated President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration plan saying it was "short-sighted" and invoked her unique background as a Democratic......
18:52, 05/17/2019

SATs Invite Controversy With New 'Adversity Score' After a week full of terrible ass ideas comes the news that the College Board—the organization responsible for administering SATs—will bestow students with an “Adversity Score” based upon their socioeconomic status....
19:00, 05/17/2019

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there are no miracle solutions at hand....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it b...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Pound falls as plug pulled on cross-party talks The pound sank to a four-month low following the collapse of cross-party Brexit talks and uncertainty over who will replace Theresa May in Downing Street....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Memphis earns No. 1 class with recruit Achiuwa High school senior Precious Achiuwa, ranked No. 17 in the ESPN 100, has chosen to attend Memphis over Kansas, giving the Tigers the No. 1 recruiting class for 2019....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Ohio St. leaders knew of former doctor's abuse At least 177 men were sexually abused by a former Ohio State team doctor, according to an investigation that concluded school leaders knew at the time....
19:39, 05/17/2019

Press Conference That Wasn't? PM Modi Lets Amit Shah Do The Talking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, didn't take a single question. He passed on the one question addressed to him to BJP president Amit Shah,......
19:52, 05/17/2019

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

The NFL Concussion Settlement Just Keeps Getting Worse And Worse In what plaintiffs’ attorneys view as a total disaster, the federal judge overseeing the NFL concussion settlement on Thursday denied a motion to reconsider rules changes for physicians she had approved last month. Those changes, as noted earlier, st...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Investigation: Ohio State leaders knew ex-team doctor Richard Strauss abused students An investigation finds that Ohio State coaches, trainers and school leaders were aware that former team doctor Richard Strauss was abusing students.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Ravens signing former first-rounders Shane Ray and Michael Floyd Baltimore announced addition of WR Michael Floyd and plans to add OLB Shane Ray, per reports, once he passes physical.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Nxivm ‘slave’ got $900 shipment of sex toys, witness says Testimony in the Nxivm trial turned steamy Friday as a witness described in graphic detail more than $900 in sex toys purchased by one of Keith Raniere’s alleged slaves. The bevy of X-rated items included a hanging rubber strap cage for $299.95, stud...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Trump to lift aluminum, steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico The US is poised to lift steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico in favor of stronger enforcement actions, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move that helps clear the way for USMCA ratification, Bloomberg News reported Friday...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama Women’s Center for Reproductive Alternatives,...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says its missiles can hit US warships DUBAI — A deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach US warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday. The ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
20:13, 05/17/2019

Ask the Captain: Is there a speed limit for planes taxiing on the ground? Some airports have speed limits but more often airplanes will have a limitation in the flight manual for maximum taxi speeds.        ...
20:13, 05/17/2019

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
20:26, 05/17/2019

Bernie's Campaign Is Now Directly Supporting Strikes, Which Owns The Bernie Sanders campaign used its massive platform and organizing apparatus to rally support for University of California workers’ one-day strike on Thursday, per a new report by HuffPost. Nice!...
20:39, 05/17/2019

It Sure Seems Like the U.S. Is Trying to Provoke Iran Into a War National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spent the last few weeks making the case that Iran is ramping up hostility towards the U.S. and that America will need to take serious action in response. But some people—i...
20:39, 05/17/2019

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

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
20:52, 05/17/2019

U.K. Labour Party Leader Ends Brexit Talks With Government Without a Compromise (LONDON) — Talks between Britain’s government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Davidson resigns as Jackets president, reportedly headed to Rangers John Davidson resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday and is expected to be named to a similar post with the New York Rangers....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Wall Street mixed as strong consumer data dampened by trade jitters Wall Street struggled for gains in an up-and-down session on Friday as mixed headlines on trade dampened positive consumer sentiment data, sending investors into the weekend with little enthusiasm....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Toyota Glanza To Be Launched On June 6, 2019 Toyota has released a new teaser of the Glanza where it has mentioned the launch date which is June 6, 2019. The Glanza is one of the three models Toyota will take from Maruti Suzuki as part of its......
21:39, 05/17/2019

A Decisive Moment for Europe: Part 6 This is Part 6 of an 8-part series of short articles by EWI's Head of Global Research, Murray Gunn. Murray is based in London, where he documents European hot-button issues in great detail. Murray also views the world and forms his conclusions from a...
21:52, 05/17/2019

This Railway Runs Right Through a Soccer Field Imagine the ideal day for a soccer game in the Slovakian Ore Mountains: blue skies, a competitive team, warm sun, and... a train running right in front of your field of vision? You must be at the town of Dobroč’s soccer field!...
22:00, 05/17/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter. The city has long suffered from exo...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Bedbugs roamed the Earth with dinosaurs 100 million years ago A new study, published in Current Biology on Thursday, found that bedbugs have been around for 100 million years — significantly longer than scientists had previously believed....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Reddit Magicians Are Fiercely Debating How to Summon a 'Big Tittie' Demon Some are drawn to the dark mystic arts in a search for ultimate knowledge. Others, out of desire to impose their will on the world. Some folks, however, are just trying to get laid.Read more......
22:00, 05/17/2019

Christians seek refuge after deadly Burkina attacks Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor Jacques Ouedraogo changed the time of his Sunday service as a precaution. He believes this is what saved his life....
22:13, 05/17/2019

|OnHuaweiandcars,TrumpalignstradewithUSsecurity With his crackdown on Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies, US president Donald Trump's administration is displaying its penchant to invoke national security in the broadest way possible....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Battlefield V's New 'Fortress' Mode Is Just The Bloodbath It Needed Battlefield V changed the series’ pace with a move towards faster gameplay full of action-hero vaulting and devastating rocket strikes. There was less grim and mud crawling, more arcade-y polish. A new limited-time game mode called Fortress makes thi...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Huawei and suppliers make plans to face U.S. trade blacklist - Nikkei China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is asking its top Asian chipmakers to maintain deliveries after Washington decided to curb the telecom giant's access to American technology, the Nikkei reported https://asia.nikkei.com/Economy/Trade-war/Huawei-and-...
22:39, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Utility failed to probe gas leaks at Aliso Canyon before 2015 accident -state report A Sempra Energy subsidiary did not conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in California before the major 2015 leak that has cost the utility more than $1 billion and generated hundreds of la...
22:39, 05/17/2019

‘Slave master’ recounts horrifying details of relationship with Nxivm leader A top Nxivm “slave master” recounted on Friday her 17-year relationship with leader Keith Raniere — and how he manipulated her with sex and empty promises of having children together. Lauren Salzman said she was fully devoted to Raniere a...
22:39, 05/17/2019

The Big Bang Theory Final Scene--and Easter Eggs--Explained The Big Bang Theory ended with a sweet scene over, what else, Chinese food. The last scene of the series featured Bernadette (Melissa Rauch), Howard (Simon Helberg), Leonard (Johnny Galecki),......
22:39, 05/17/2019

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

US drops steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico The US has dropped steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. The tariffs had stood for just under a year and were part of the trade dispute between the north American trading partners....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
22:52, 05/17/2019

UEFA pledges to work with Arsenal and Chelsea over fans’ Baku travel issues "UEFA has defended the decision to award Baku the 2019 Europa League final, but vowed to work with Arsenal and Chelsea to help get their fans to the match."...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Trian Nears Settlement with Legg Mason, Could Get Up to Four Board Seats Money manager Legg Mason is nearing a settlement with Trian Fund Management that would give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on its board and avoid a proxy fight, according to people familiar with the matter....
23:00, 05/17/2019

US carriers say they've stopped selling location data You might not have to worry quite so much about carriers selling your phone location data to less-than-diligent third parties. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon (Engadget's parent company) have provided responses to FCC Commissioner Jessic...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon is building dedicated warehouses for hazardous goods Amazon is building dedicated warehouses to store hazardous goods, with the first one it constructed from scratch set to open this summer. It follows an incident at the tail end of last year, in which an exploding can of bear repellent led to 24 worke...
23:00, 05/17/2019

HP Enterprise is acquiring supercomputing giant Cray Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has a shiny new toy. The information technology firm announced today that is spending $1.3 billion to acquire supercomputer manufacturer Cray. HPE, which is a business-facing spin-off of the Hewlett Packard company, w...
23:00, 05/17/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Saudi Oil Infrastructure at Risk as Small Attacks Raise Potential for Big Disruption Saudi Arabia spent heavily to protect its oil production lines but rapid changes in technology may mean ports and pipelines are increasingly exposed in the turbulent region....
23:13, 05/17/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Review: A Glitter-Fueled Rocketman Blasts Off When you think about it, the rock’n’roll biopic is about as un-rock’n’roll as you can get, the ultimate in dancing about architecture. You have to sit still, mostly, through the whole thing. And watching a rock star’s li...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Ben Stokes guides England to thrilling victory to seal series win over Pakistan This was very nearly fileable under: another of those occasional England cock-ups. As it was, they averted a crisis and it was fileable under: another successful England chase, and another England series win. They got home by three wickets at Trent B...
23:52, 05/17/2019

Two games temporarily leave Epic Games Store during first-ever sale Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" Epic's first "Mega Sale," launched yesterday, is causing some pricing and availability hiccups for a few pub...
00:13, 05/18/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
00:13, 05/18/2019

MG Hector: 5 Things You Need To Know The MG Hector is one of the highly anticipated launches this year and is a premium offering in the compact SUV segment with class-leading dimensions and a plethora of first-in-segment features....
00:13, 05/18/2019

Trump’s Financial Disclosure Form: Five Takeaways The president’s family business had a down year in 2018. A close look at the numbers shows how politics, among other factors, is affecting his hotels, golf courses and other properties....
00:26, 05/18/2019

World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sanjay Manjrekar Among Panel Of Commentators World Cup 2019 commentary lineup also includes the likes of Nasser Hussain, Ian Bishop, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Atherton, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith and Wasim Akram....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Centre Issues Drought Advisory To 6 States As Water Level In Dams Dips With water storage in dams dropping to a "critical" level, the Centre has issued a "drought advisory" to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, asking them to use......
00:52, 05/18/2019

Election Commission Gives Assent To PM's Visit To Uttarakhand: Report The Election Commission is learnt to have given its nod to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Kedarnath and Badrinath shrines in Uttarakhand beginning Saturday while "reminding" the......
00:52, 05/18/2019

Trump's nominee for ICE director once said he can tell whether migrant children will join the gang MS-13 by looking into their eyes Associated Press/Cliff Owen President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency once said he could tell by looking in migrant children's eyes that they would be a "soon-to-be MS-13 gang member." Morgan made the comme...
00:52, 05/18/2019

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

The McElroys play with superhero toys in this Journey Into Mystery exclusive War Of The Realms is a fantastic superhero crossover. The culmination of a story that has been building in Jason Aaron’s various Thor series over the past 6 years, War Of The Realms has massive stakes that justify bringing in characters from all acro...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Alex Rodriguez And His Lawyers Very Much Don't Want Anyone To See A Photo Of Him On The Toilet There’s a photo of ESPN baseball analyst and former New York Yankees pariah Alex Rodriguez using a bathroom for its intended purpose. The picture was snapped from the building adjacent to A-Rod as he sat on the toilet, but there’s nothing explicit ab...
01:00, 05/18/2019

‘John Wick: Chapter 3’ | Anatomy of a Scene The director Chad Stahelski narrates a sequence from “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum,” featuring Keanu Reeves, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman....
01:13, 05/18/2019

How to Talk Shit Online “People are just as allowed to dislike things as they are permitted to enjoy them,” writes cultural critic Kate Wagner in the Baffler essay “Don’t Let People Enjoy Things.” Wagner (creator of the architectural critique blog McMansion Hell) shuts down...
01:39, 05/18/2019

California utility in big 2015 gas leak had failed to probe leaks for decades The California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of leaks over decades at the natural gas storage facility, according to a state report released on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

You Should Be Able to Stream Exactly One Thing Are we living in a golden age of television? Quite possibly, if your idea of TV is “a piece of visual entertainment to be watched alone, enjoyed, and never thought about again.” Personally, I find shows themselves less interesting than talking about ...
02:13, 05/18/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise to Buy Supercomputer Builder Cray Hewlett Packard Enterprise agreed to buy supercomputer maker Cray in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion, as part of efforts to invest in high-performance computing....
02:13, 05/18/2019

New maps would put hundreds of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac homes in flood plain While rebuilding efforts are underway in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, new flood zone maps proposed by the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) are making people nervous....
02:13, 05/18/2019

Wynn Resorts in talks to sell $2.6-billion Massachusetts casino to MGM Wynn Resorts Ltd is in talks to sell its nearly finished $2.6 billion casino outside of Boston to rival MGM Resorts International, the two companies said on Friday....
02:26, 05/18/2019

US University Doctor Sexually Abused 177 Students, Probe Reveals An Ohio State University team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students over nearly two decades and was never disciplined at the US school despite reports of his actions, an investigation......
02:39, 05/18/2019

Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested Friday moments after his release from jail by a special peace tribunal whose protection of him from extradition to the U.S. has triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate about justice for vic...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
02:52, 05/18/2019

The U.S. Navy’s Next Submarines Will Be Drone-Carrying Super Special Forces Boats The Navy’s next tranche of attack submarines will control unmanned undersea vehicles and deploy SEAL commandos, according to U.S. Naval Institute News. The shift reflects the Navy’s broad shift towards big power warfare - think a low-grade war with C...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to Kentucky Derby rivals The owner of Maximum Security on Friday issued a multimillion-dollar bet to the owners of four race horses who benefited from his horse’s disqualification from this year’s Kentucky Derby....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the forthcoming European elections, Jeremy Corbyn will warn, as he blames government cuts for opening the do...
03:26, 05/18/2019

'Game of Thrones' fans love direwolves. Huskies may suffer as a result, activists say Animal rights activists say some "Game of Thrones" fans who buy huskies because they look like direwolves, don't know what they're getting into.        ...
03:39, 05/18/2019

'60 Minutes' reporter Steve Kroft to retire from show Sunday after 30 years The ticking clock for the longest tenured reporter at "60 Minutes" is about to go silent. Steve Kroft is retiring.        ...
03:39, 05/18/2019

Heavy practice crash for Kaiser threatens Juncos's Indianapolis 500 Juncos Racing's already questionable entry for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 suffered a huge blow early in 'Fast Friday' practice when Kyle Kaiser crashed...
03:39, 05/18/2019

J’Ouvert shooter gets over 17 years in death of promising student The man who drunkenly shot a 22-year-old woman in the face, killing her, during Brooklyn’s 2016 J’Ouvert celebration was sentenced Friday to 17 and 1/3 years prison by a judge who blasted the gunman’s “idiocy” and “...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who are looking at their smartphones or other electroni...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Carl Beech trial: First investigation found no lines of inquiry into VIP paedophile ring The first detective to investigate claims of a Westminster VIP paedophile ring found no lines of inquiry and gave the case the official status of "undetected", a court heard....
04:00, 05/18/2019

PGA Championship: Brooks Kopeka shatters 36-hole major scoring record Brooks Kopeka fired a 5-under 65 in the second round on Friday to head into the weekend at Bethpage Black with a 36-hole record of 128.        ...
04:26, 05/18/2019

Why some 'GoT' viewers aren't happy with this final season "Game of Thrones" fans are fed up. This final season was supposed to be a climax of brilliant storytelling, a time when all the pieces in this sprawling, intricate Westeros puzzle finally snapped into place....
04:39, 05/18/2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden, Paul George named finalists for NBA MVP Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George are finalists for MVP....
04:52, 05/18/2019

Australians head to polls, expected to elect 6th prime minister in as many years Opinion polls suggest the conservative Liberal Party-led coalition will lose its bid for a third three-year term and Scott Morrison will have had one of the shortest tenures as prime minister in the 118-year history of the Australian federation....
05:26, 05/18/2019

Ex-Oregon football star stops armed student at Oregon school A former college football standout at the University of Oregon was credited Friday with tackling an armed student at a Portland, Oregon, high school before anyone was injured....
05:52, 05/18/2019

Dollar Rises to Two-Year High on Consumer Sentiment The U.S. currency climbed to its highest closing level in more than two years as fresh data showed that consumer sentiment among Americans remained strong....
06:13, 05/18/2019

AP Top Stories May 17 P Here's the latest for Friday, May 17th: The U.S. agrees to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada; Democrats in the House pass LGBT anti-discrimination bill; Missouri approves strict abortion law; New lion exhibit opens at New Orleans Audub...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Turbochargers move from the showroom to the track The list of technologies that migrated from race cars to street-legal vehicles is long. Rarely, however, does technology pioneered for regular production cars move from the road to the track....
07:26, 05/18/2019

Barcelona champions, Real Madrid third – but what else is left to play for on the last weekend of LaLiga? LaLiga is all but over for another season. Spain's top-flight comes to a conclusion this weekend and ahead of matchday 38, almost everything is decided. But not quite....
10:13, 05/18/2019

Man’s car shot up over parking dispute, 3-year-old daughter caught in crossfire A father from North Carolina got his car shot up during an argument over a parking space — while his 3-year-old daughter was sitting in the backseat, a report says. Julius Lewis, of High Point, was wounded during the Thursday night shooting but...
10:39, 05/18/2019

Britain’s EU divorce delves into chaos Britain’s divorce from the European Union devolved into chaos Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May’s crumbling government. Nearly three years after the UK voted to leave the EU, it ...
10:39, 05/18/2019

Florida woman who smiled in mugshot after fatal DUI crash heads to prison The Florida woman who was all smiles for a mugshot after a DUI manslaughter arrest was all sobs Thursday at her sentencing. Angenette Welk’s case drew worldwide attention — and condemnation — after her smiling mugshot went viral. She was ...
10:39, 05/18/2019

Inside the Kardashian Family's First Week at Home With Baby Psalm West Oh baby, baby! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are "getting settled" with their baby boy, Psalm West, who was born on May 9. On Friday, the 38-year-old reality TV......
10:39, 05/18/2019

Bundesliga: Bayern battle Dortmund for the title — live buildup For the first time in nine years the Bundesliga title race is set to go down to the final day. Two points separate Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, but who will claim the Meisterschale? Follow DW's live buildup....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Daniel Wu's unusual journey to movie stardom Daniel Wu took an unconventional path to becoming a major movie star in Asia. The "Into The Badlands" star grew up in California and got his first commercial gig while finishing university in Hong Kong. (May 17)        ...
11:52, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks dominating and no team can answer right now With the best defense and second-best offense in the playoffs, the Bucks are putting on a dominant show that no team yet has been able to stop.        ...
12:39, 05/18/2019

Binnington sparkles again, Blues top Sharks to tie series Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to set a franchise record with his 10th playoff win this postseason and the St. Louis Blues edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 to even the Western Conference final at two games apiece        ...
12:39, 05/18/2019

There will be no war as we don't want war, and no can confront Iran: Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the "illusion it could confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
13:00, 05/18/2019

For Some Coders, Reskilling Involves a Mic and a Stage Tech workers are turning to improv to get better at their day jobs, saying that performing unscripted scenes in front of an audience teaches them teamwork, empathy and confidence....
13:26, 05/18/2019

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West name fourth child Psalm Reality TV star and musician ‘blessed beyond measure’ with arrival of baby boyKim Kardashian West and her husband, the musician Kanye West, have named their new child Psalm after its recent birth via surrogate.Kardashian West posted a picture of the ...
13:26, 05/18/2019

Robinson Cano’s loafing strikes again — and Mets are the victims MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s penchant for loafing from the batter’s box bit him and the Mets in the backside Friday night. The veteran second baseman, not knowing the number of outs, jogged from the box on the grounder he hit to pitcher Adam Conley in the...
14:13, 05/18/2019

CC Sabathia has set the tone for this AL East race: ‘It’s personal’ It was Kendrys Morales 1, Willy Adames 1 when CC Sabathia struck out Brandon Lowe with his 84th and final pitch in his sixth and final inning and cursed and raged at the Rays dugout before walking off the mound. It would have been a shame had he been...
14:13, 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

33 Linksys router models leak full historic record of every device ever connected (credit: US Navy) More than 20,000 Linksys wireless routers are regularly leaking full historic records of every device that has ever connected to them, including devices' unique identifiers, names, and the operating systems they use. The data can ...
14:26, 05/18/2019

The Dangers of a Boxer’s Weight Cut Following Ryan Garner's worrying collapse at yesterday's weigh-in, Elliot Worsell takes a look at the inherent dangers of a boxer making weight The post The Dangers of a Boxer’s Weight Cut appeared first on Boxing News....
14:26, 05/18/2019

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant? So-called ‘heartbeat’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most women actually learn that they’re pregnant....
14:52, 05/18/2019

NFL notebook: Texans reportedly cut TE Griffin The Houston Texans have released veteran tight end Ryan Griffin, multiple outlets reported Friday, three weeks after he was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., for allegedly punching a hotel window....
15:13, 05/18/2019

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

Ditch The Roller Bag For The Weekend And Grab This Herschel Duffel For $51 The Herschel Supply Co. Novel Duffel Bag would normally cost you $85, but today you can grab it for just $53. It’s perfect for the weekend, touting a separate shoe compartment, top handles, and removable padded shoulder strap, plus a waterproof two-w...
15:39, 05/18/2019

Florida state attorney appeals judge's ruling to exclude Robert Kraft spa surveillance video from trial A Florida prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling that the state cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against NFL team owner Robert Kraft....
16:26, 05/18/2019

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

Uber parties for IPO were so wild an employee had to resign Hopefully Uber drivers on duty skipped these alcohol-fueled company parties. In-house bashes on the day the company went public reportedly got so out-of-hand that one was shut down and another employee was forced to resign after a drunken outburst, a...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Populist parties will achieve ‘historic feat’ in European elections: Le Pen Populist parties will achieve “an historic feat” in next week’s elections to the European Parliament, far-right French leader Marine Le Pen predicted Saturday. She said a coalition of nationalist parties “will perform an histo...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “pol...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Suicide rates surging among young girls: study Suicide rates among young girls are rising, according to a new study. Boys still commit suicide more often than girls, but the gap is narrowing, a Friday paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association found. Since 2007, the suicide rate for...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Texas, Oklahoma brace for large hail, damaging winds, tornadoes Forecasters warn of possible tornadoes, hail and damaging winds, along a 350-mile wide swath of territory straddling the Texas-Oklahoma border.        ...
17:39, 05/18/2019

Zaferes lead US women’s podium sweep in Yokohama triathlon YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Katie Zaferes led an American sweep of the women’s podium in the world series triathlon in Yokohama on Saturday. Summer Rappaport and Taylor Spivey finished second and third within 77 seconds of Zaferes, earning the fourt...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Beshear: 4 Arrested In Frankfort Child Predator Sting FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Four men have been arrested following a two-day undercover predator sting in Franklin County. Cornish Attorney General Andy Beshear’s Cyber Crimes Unit conducted the operation with the goal to arrest those who seek sex with ...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Argentina’s Fernández announces vice presidential bid BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernández has announced her candidacy for vice president in October’s general elections. In a video posted on Twitter on Saturday, Fernández said that former cabinet chi...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Top 'Live-Streamers' Get $50,000 an Hour to Play New Videogames Online The world’s biggest videogame publishers are paying popular gamers tens of thousands of dollars to play their latest releases live over the internet, hoping to break through to buyers in a crowded industry where dominant games like “Fortnite” cast a ...
18:26, 05/18/2019

The magistrate’s poker face What, exactly, was the Supreme Court going for? Like a good poker player, it’s impossible to read its cards. Was it a misstep, as most media outlets suggest? Or was it a message? Did they decide to step back in the face of pressure?...
18:26, 05/18/2019

Iran says 'there will be no war' as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft Zarif: nobody suffering from ‘hallucination’ of taking on IranUS: potential for ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ of planesIran’s foreign minister said on Saturday “there will be no war” with the US, since “nobody in the region is suffering from ...
18:39, 05/18/2019

The Democratic 2020 frontrunners are too old. And I say that as an old man myself | Art Cullen Call me ageist, but I worry about the fact that Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren will all be over 70 on election dayI became eligible for social security the week I realized new eyeglasses were needed to renew my driver’s license. I fin...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Antonio Banderas: I had to kill my old self for Almodóvar role Actor says making Pain and Glory about director’s life helped him reassess his careerAntonio Banderas has described how he had to “kill” his former self to play the role of an ageing film director modelled on Pedro Almodóvar for the latter’s new film...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Cannes 2019 week one roundup: zombies, babies and a sleeping Bill Murray Jim Jarmusch embraces the undead, Ken Loach continues his career resurrection and Les Misérables goes 21st-century reinventionIt’s the opening day of the 72nd Cannes film festival and all is calm on the promenade. The sky is a warm blue, the sea is s...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Deer in Headlights? The Bucks Are Beaming After Another Playoff Romp The Milwaukee Bucks are just two wins away from their first N.B.A. finals appearance since 1974. The Toronto Raptors have to come up with some answers....
18:39, 05/18/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus vs Huawei P30 Pro: the powerhouse playoff OnePlus has launched its newest range of phones, including the OnePlus 7 Pro, the company’s first ever ‘Pro’ phone - we're in a world of 'ultra premium', apparently.The OnePlus 7 Pro has features we haven’t ...
18:52, 05/18/2019

|CapitecsaysMercantilemergerwillspeedupentryintobusinessbanking Capitec says its acquisition of Mercantile Bank, which has recently been approved by the Competition Tribunal, will speed up its entry into business banking....
18:52, 05/18/2019

This Spiced Buttermilk (Chaas) Will Keep You Cool This Summer buttermilk or chaas (as we commonly call it) is the best beverage to drink, especially during summers. It is creamy in texture, tastes delicious and is extremely healthy...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Trump’s legal defence against Congressional probes is weak. Here’s why it still might work In courts in New York and Washington, Trump is attempting to beat back subpoenas by Congress to get financial records from accountants and banks Trump and his family do business with....
20:00, 05/18/2019

Cheers and jeers as Europe's far-right rallies in Milan Nationalist parties from across Europe held a rally on Saturday, led by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, promising to reshape the continent following next week's EU parliamentary election....
20:13, 05/18/2019

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the semi-official ILNA news agency....
20:39, 05/18/2019

US Cop Allegedly Hired Hitman To Kill Husband, Boyfriend's Daughter A New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14-year-old girl, court documents showed....
21:13, 05/18/2019

Australia's ruling Coalition claims election victory in major upset Scott Morrison’s government set to hang on to power despite polls predicting his demise It was billed as the climate change election, and the climate lost.Despite enduring its hottest year on record and a series of environmental calamities that have ...
21:26, 05/18/2019

BJP's "Delhi Voter" Mukul Roy Has To Leave Bengal During Polls: Trinamool Trinamool Congress on Saturday urged the Election Commission to direct Mukul Roy to leave the constituencies in West Bengal that are set to go to polls on May 19, stating that the BJP leader is a......
22:00, 05/18/2019

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go back to pre-Maastricht Treaty rules....
22:26, 05/18/2019

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Why religious movies like ‘Breakthrough’ are attracting non-believers In the movie “Breakthrough,” a Midwestern Christian mother, played with uncanny realism by Chrissy Metz of NBC’s prime-time hit “This is Us,” relentlessly prods doctors to save her son, even after they’ve given up hope. She mobilizes her St. Louis co...
23:39, 05/18/2019

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

Suspect arrested in Detroit murder that sparked serial killer fears A 50-year-old man was arrested on Saturday in the murder of a Detroit woman whose body was found in a trash dumpster, a crime that touched off what police called a "horrible rumor" that a serial killer was lurking in the Motor City....
00:26, 05/19/2019

Rory McIlroy’s improvement still can’t save his doomed PGA Championship The good scores were there for Rory McIlroy, they just weren’t coming in the same rounds. Which is to say, they haven’t nearly been good enough. The 30-year-old Northern Irishman shot his best score of PGA Championship on Saturday morning, posting a ...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Recommended Reading: Trusting companies despite privacy lapses People say they care about privacy but they continue to buy devices that can spy on them Rani Molla, Vox In the wake of Cambridge Analytica, concerns about personal data privacy abound. Of course, Facebook isn't the only company that's be...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Glenn Irwin beats James Hillier to take NW200 Superbike win Glenn Irwin beat Bournemouth Kawasaki team-mate James Hillier in a thrilling opening North West 200 Superbike race on damp roads for his fourth-straight class win...
00:52, 05/19/2019

Rangers reliever Kelley has lumps removed from throat Rangers reliever Kelley wants to start pitching again while waiting results of biopsy on 2 lumps removed from throat        ...
01:26, 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

Postwar drama and an unnerving spin on a sci-fi classic are the highlights of Cannes so far One of the prevailing ironies of Cannes is that while the films that win prizes here (see the work of Loach, first name Ken) are often urgent pleas for equality, the festival itself runs on rigid hierarchy. There is, for one, the whole badge system, ...
01:39, 05/19/2019

Wondolowski breaks Donovan's MLS goals record San Jose Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski broke Landon Donovan's career Major League Soccer goals record Saturday by scoring in the 21st minute against the Chicago Fire....
01:52, 05/19/2019

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

A’s make it 15 straight over Tigers with 4-1 victory DETROIT (AP) — Daniel Mengden pitched seven impressive innings and Nick Hundley and Chad Pinder homered to lift the Oakland Athletics to their 15th straight win over Detroit, 4-1 on Saturday. If the A’s beat the Tigers on Sunday, they would tie...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Braves release Venters 1 year after NL Comeback Player award ATLANTA (AP) — Jonny Venters, the left-hander whose comeback from his third Tommy John surgery helped him win the NL Comeback Player of the Year Award last year, has been released by the Atlanta Braves. The 34-year-old Venters had a 17.36 ERA after g...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is ‘impeachable’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from Michigan says he’s concluded that President Donald Trump has “engaged in impeachable conduct.” Congressman Justin Amash (ah-MAHSH) tweeted Saturday that he has read the entire redacted...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Colombia’s ex-Davis Cup captain suspended for taking payoffs LONDON (AP) — Colombia’s former Davis Cup captain, Miguel Tobon, has been suspended for a year and fined $20,000 by the Tennis Integrity Unit for accepting payoffs in return for tournament wild-card entries. The TIU says Tobon was found guilty ...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Police: Louisiana students laced teacher’s drink EUNICE, La. (AP) — Authorities say two Louisiana high school students poured a chemical into a teacher’s drink and filmed it on Snapchat. Eunice Police Chief Randy Fontenot says the 17-year-old Eunice High School juniors were arrested Friday on...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats on Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame for violence in Khartoum this week....
02:00, 05/19/2019

The Queens teen who inspired Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan and an entire artistic movement Without Barbara Rubin, the Velvet Underground’s first album might not have ever seen the light of day. Allen Ginsberg would not have headlined London’s first “happening” and Bob Dylan would likely have missed out on writing “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Bayern Munich wins Bundesliga as Robben and Ribery bid farewell Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery got their fairytale farewell in Germany, both scoring as Bayern Munich beat Frankfurt to retain a seventh consecutive Bundesliga title....
03:00, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Argentina grants offshore oil, gas exploration permits in Malvinas West basin Argentina awarded permits for hydrocarbon exploration in 18 areas off its southern coast to companies including Exxon Mobil Corp, Total SA , YPF SA and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, the government said on Friday....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Motor racing: Visser is W Series winner at Zolder Dutch driver Beitske Visser won the second race of the all-female W Series at Zolder in Belgium on Saturday with Britain's Jamie Chadwick retaining the overall lead after beating compatriot Alice Powell for second place....
03:39, 05/19/2019

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

Eli and Peyton Manning’s teenage nephew is tearing it up He’s got Eli’s brown locks, Peyton’s arm and is named after Archie. Meet the heir to the Manning NFL throne. Arch Manning — son of Cooper and nephew of the two future Hall of Fame quarterbacks — turned heads Friday night...
04:52, 05/19/2019

PM Modi To Face Poll Test In Lok Sabha Elections Phase 7: 5-Point Guide Polling for the seventh and last round of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections will take place on Sunday. 59 constituencies, including Varanasi, will vote to elect their representatives to Lok Sabha. 13......
05:26, 05/19/2019

EVM Glitch In Patna Sahib, Yogi Adityanath, Nitish Kumar Vote Early Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar were among the early voters as voting began across seven states and one union territory in......
05:26, 05/19/2019

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Paul DeJong homered and had a season-high four RBIs, Matt Carpenter’s opposite-field double off the very top of the outfield wall ignited a decisive inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Texas 8-2 on Saturday, getting...
06:52, 05/19/2019

Brooks Koepka in command and keeping US PGA rivals in vain pursuit • Koepka has seven-stroke lead after cool third-round 70 • Dustin Johnson one of four players sharing second spotIn ordinary circumstances the missing of an opening hole, 6ft putt by a tournament leader would deliver hope to the field. But these are ...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Deontay Wilder defends WBC heavyweight title with first-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale – as it happened Wilder defends heavyweight title with savage knockoutAmerican tells fans that fights with Fury and Joshua are comingThe secrets of boxing’s KO kings: where does power come from? 5.07am BST That’s all for tonight. Thanks as always for following along ...
07:13, 05/19/2019

Citroën C5 Aircross: ‘An SUV that’s determined to smooth out your drive’ | Martin Love A uniquely effective suspension means this easy-going family car will cope with all of life’s little bumpsCitroën C5 AircrossPrice £23,8300-62mph 10.5 secondsTop speed 117mphMPG 44.2CO2 118g/kmIn these bruisingly divisive times, there is one thing, a...
07:52, 05/19/2019

From the archive: a soldier’s eye view of the Falkland’s war It started with sunbathing on the QE2 and ended with the death of 48 soldiers on Sir Galahad… Charles Carty recalls the conflict of 1982The diary of Charles Carty during the Falklands War was the cover story of the Observer Magazine of 17 October 198...
07:52, 05/19/2019

I’m 70, but I can’t stop my new partner from talking to other people | Dear Mariella If age teaches us anything, it’s that you can’t change other people, says Mariella. You may be wrong for each other, or you may need to adapt your behaviour The dilemma I am in my early 70s and met a wonderful man three years ago. He is a Spanish nat...
07:52, 05/19/2019

Wilder vs Breazeale live stream: how to watch tonight's boxing online from anywhere New York is ready to rumble. The awesome Deontay Wilder is back in the ring, this time with fellow American heavyweight Dominic Breazeale. The WBC heavyweight title is on the line but perhaps even more than that...Wilder's reputation as one of t...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Sylvinho to become Lyon coach - club president "Olympique Lyonnais have agreed a deal to appoint Brazilian Sylvinho as their next head coach to succeed Bruno Genesio, the Ligue 1 club\u0027s president said on Saturday."...
11:00, 05/19/2019

Subaru World Rally Cars gather at Prodrive ahead of Ralli22 event Ten ex-works Subaru Imprezas World Rally cars, spanning 1997 to 2004, gathered at the Prodrive headquarters on Friday ahead of the Ralli22 event at the Shelsley Walsh next month...
11:13, 05/19/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
11:13, 05/19/2019

BJP's Estranged Ally Predicts "Massive Win" For Gathbandhan In Eastern UP The BJP's Uttar Pradesh ally Om Prakash Rajbhar, sulking for months, did not spare the party on the last day of voting for the national election. Asked who would win, the state minister picked the......
11:52, 05/19/2019

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants' win over D'backs Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt hit solo home runs to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5        ...
12:39, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Exploration at Kekra-1 well off Pakistan abandoned - spokesman Exploration at the Kekra-1 well off the coast of southern Pakistan has been abandoned after no reserves of oil or gas were found, the spokesman for Oil and Gas Development Co Ltf, the Pakistani partner in the project said....
13:00, 05/19/2019