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UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths

Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambi...

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths

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Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swift response to protect the endangered species....
00:00, 07/05/2019

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
06:26, 05/24/2019

Global Health: Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Using a smartphone to sound out sign of kids’ ear infections WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers have created a way for a smartphone to “hear” a warning sign of ear infections — fluid buildup behind the eardrum. Ear infections are common in children, and even if there’s no infection, fluid in the m...
20:13, 05/15/2019

A Staggering Number Of Home Teeth Whitening Products Are Not Safe, Says New EU Study As many as 80% of brush-on whiteners were found to be non-compliant with EU regulations, casting light on the sometimes shady practice of at-home whitening...
14:13, 05/08/2019

Man walks 435 miles backwards to sound alarm on deforestation SRAGEN, Indonesia – An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world. The more than 435 miles would be arduous...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Some in media sound alarm on Trump not yet endorsing Pence in 2024 Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from offering his endorsement to his running mate in 2024....
03:00, 06/15/2019

Sound the Alarm: This Ring Home Security System Is Down to Its Lowest Price Ever An alarm system is one of those things that you never want to need, but if you’re going to get one, consider this Ring Alarm Home Security System, now down to $139 — its lowest price ever — on Amazon. The five-piece kit includes a base station, conta...
09:00, 09/10/2019

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19:00, 07/03/2019

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
23:13, 05/22/2019

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that bees have been dying in large numbers in at least seven regions this year. Experts attrib...
15:13, 07/09/2019

SpaceX authorised to reduce number of satellites The FCC has allowed SpaceX to reduce its number of satellites for home broadband by 16 units, and to operate them at a lower orbit than first authorised....
11:00, 04/29/2019

Alarm over North Atlantic right whale's survival after recent deaths Six right whales were killed in June, and two in July – a potentially devastating blow to a population estimated to be no more than 400Canadian conservationists are sounding an alarm over the survival of the North Atlantic right whale, a once numerou...
19:26, 08/02/2019

Butt out: Netflix to reduce number of actors smoking on screen Second season of Stranger Things depicted people with tobacco products 262 times, study findsNetflix has pledged to reduce the number of occasions where actors use tobacco products in its original programmes, after a study suggested that smoking on t...
16:26, 07/05/2019

New York To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Lung Disease Alarm, Deaths New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S.......
01:39, 09/16/2019

Mexico vows brighter future for Pemex, despite ratings agencies' concerns Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that he sees a brighter future for state oil firm Pemex as production stabilizes, despite warnings from credit ratings agencies that the company is teetering on the verge of a downgrade....
20:13, 09/09/2019

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
22:52, 07/18/2019

Mallinckrodt sues U.S. health agencies, sees 10% hit to Acthar gel sales Mallinckrodt Plc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and forecast an about 10% hit to annual net sales of Acthar gel following changes to Medicaid rebate calculations, sending its shares plunging as much as 34% on...
02:26, 05/22/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 64 The number of deaths due to cyclone Fani rose to 64 with 21 new deaths confirmed on Sunday, nine days after the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm devastated coastal Odisha....
01:13, 05/13/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 41 The number of deaths in cyclone Fani on Wednesday rose to 41 against the 37 till yesterday, officials confirmed today. Information and Public Relations secretary Sanjay Singh, however, did not name......
14:26, 05/08/2019

US Climber Dies On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 11 A US climber has died after descending from Everest, officials said Tuesday, taking this season's toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world's highest mountain....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Europe's Stalling Economy Sounds Alarm for Global Growth The region’s economy is slowing again as its factories count the cost of increased uncertainty about global trade rules, underpinning worries at the Federal Reserve about the impact of weaker world demand on U.S. growth....
01:26, 08/01/2019

Saving for a Future Complicated by the Loss of Sight and Sound Blind and deaf Americans, who are in the labor force at lower rates than the able-bodied, have sued large financial institutions to try to remove the obstacles to managing their money....
14:39, 07/05/2019

2 More Bodies Found At Odisha Mine, Number Of Deaths Rises To 3 The number of deaths in the coal mine accident in Odisha's Angul district has increased to three as rescuers recovered of two more bodies today, officials said....
02:39, 07/27/2019

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly season on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday....
21:26, 05/25/2019

How Schools Are Being Designed to Minimize the Number of Deaths During a Mass Shooting Lockdown drills have become the norm as schools across the U.S. are forced to grapple with the threat of potential mass shootings every single day. But these schools are also being designed in new ways to minimize the number of deaths during a mass s...
16:26, 09/04/2019

Alarming number of Ebola deaths in DRC a ‘rallying cry’ to scale up treatment Since the Ebola epidemic struck in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) one year ago, almost 600 of around 850 children who have caught the virus have now died, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reported on Friday....
17:26, 08/31/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the first quarter....
15:39, 05/13/2019

Number Of Deaths In Bihar Flood Reaches 106, Over 80 Lakh Affected The number of deaths in the Bihar floods climbed to 106 on Tuesday, with two more people losing their lives in the calamity that affected a population of 80.55 lakh in 12 districts of the state,......
00:00, 07/24/2019

Number of road deaths remain virtually unchanged since 2012 News 25 Jul, 2019 Statistics show 1,782 people were killed on UK roads in 2018, compared with 1,754 in 2012; motoring groups criticise lack of progress...
01:52, 07/26/2019

Number of Deaths In Afghan Wedding Blast Rises To 80: Officials The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday....
13:39, 08/21/2019

Number Of Deaths In Surat Coaching Centre Fire Rises To 22 Two students, injured in the massive fire at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat, died in hospital today, the police said. The number of deaths in the tragic incident has risen to 22....
20:26, 05/25/2019

Back To The Future With Only Half-Life Sound Effects Is Wonderful The sound effects from the original Half-Life are burned into my brain after playing the game nearly every year since it came out back in 1998. So hearing these iconic sounds and voices inserted into famous scenes from classic 80s films creates a wei...
23:26, 08/31/2019

Number Of Deaths In Assam Floods Reaches 81, Water Re-Enters One District The number of deaths in the Assam floods touched 81 on Saturday with the death of one more person in Barpeta district, as water re-entered Sonitpur district bordering Arunachal Pradesh, an official......
21:39, 07/27/2019

Number Of Deaths In Assam Floods Rises To 64, Water Recedes In Some Areas With the death of five more people, the number of deaths in Assam floods rose to 64 on Sunday, even as water showed receding trends in some areas of the state....
01:13, 07/22/2019

Japan's central bank chief Kuroda sounds alarm on global economy ahead of G-20 Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Group of 20 meetings this year will discuss current account balances and also said bilateral trade measures will not resolve such imbalances....
09:26, 05/27/2019

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civ...
11:26, 07/31/2019

New York City health chief sounds alarm on vaping rates among middle-school children New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot, a pediatrician, said 1 in 15 middle-school students in the city said they currently use electronic cigarettes....
20:52, 09/13/2019

Global firms are sounding the alarm as Hong Kong protests deal "serious blow" to the city's outlook Two months of protests in Hong Kong are starting to take a toll on some of the largest global companies, adding to a host of geopolitical concerns as the U.S.-China trade war drags on....
21:52, 08/14/2019

Nissan To Reduce Global Product Lineup By Atleast 10% By 2022 Nissan's global total industry volume remained weak during the quarter, and Nissan's unit sales decreased as the company continued its efforts to normalise sales....
10:39, 08/01/2019

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
23:39, 08/21/2019

Starbucks to boost workers' mental health benefits, reduce 'remedial tasks' Starbucks' Leadership Experience was the first conference for its employees since 2014 and CEO Kevin Johnson's first since taking the reins as chief executive in 2017....
04:52, 09/07/2019

‘Frightening’ number of plant extinctions found in global survey Study shows 571 species wiped out, and scientists say figure is likely to be big underestimateHuman destruction of the living world is causing a “frightening” number of plant extinctions, according to scientists who have completed the first global an...
17:26, 06/10/2019

A growing number of states call porn a public health crisis PHOENIX (AP) — More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, raising concerns among some experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. The Arizona Senate approved a resolution this week calling...
18:00, 05/09/2019

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
17:13, 06/17/2019

Heatwaves Caused 1,500 Extra Deaths In France: Health Minister Heatwaves in June and July caused about 1,500 more deaths than usual in France over that period, though the figure was far lower than in the summer of 2003, the country's health minister said on......
21:39, 09/08/2019

Working toward zero maternal deaths: Hospitals and health systems are doing the work Throughout my career, I’ve had the privilege of working with mothers and babies across the care continuum. From working as a nurse providing prenatal care in a clinic, and helping deliver babies in the labor and delivery unit and caring for post-part...
10:13, 08/06/2019

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report revealed on Wednesday. The number for global opioid users contained within the World Drug Report, some...
00:13, 06/27/2019

Summer heatwaves caused 1,500 extra deaths in France: health minister Heatwaves in June and July caused about 1,500 more deaths than usual in France over that period, though the figure was far lower than in the summer of 2003, the country's health minister said on Sunday....
01:00, 09/09/2019

Health officials warn against vaping devices amid string of related deaths Federal health officials are urging people not to use vaping devices amid of string of illnesses across the country and three confirmed deaths tied to use of the products, with another under investigation. “While this investigation is ongoing, people...
17:26, 09/07/2019

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry....
20:26, 08/24/2019

Would you like to help us shape a future global ad campaign? We are holding a focus group in a London Kings Cross location and we need people who have opinions to help us! We will be reviewing elements of a new creative campaign for a well know global brand. You will be shown different elements of the cam...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Dominican officials plead for patience as FBI, health specialists descend on Caribbean to probe tourist deaths Dominican government tourism officials sought to reassure U.S. tourists Wednesday in a lengthy statement that stressed that U.S. federal agents and health specialists have taken an active role in investigating the rash of deaths of Americans vacation...
20:26, 06/12/2019

These are the top five trends shaping the future of digital health BIIThe healthcare industry is in a state of disruption. Digital solutions are becoming a necessary part of the new global standard of care for patients and regulation is being fast-tracked to catch up to digital health innovation. These rapid changes...
19:26, 05/01/2019

The microbes in your body might predict your future health We share our bodies with trillions of microbes that are critical to staying healthy, but now scientists are getting a much-needed close look at how those bugs can get out of whack and spur disease. One lesson: A single test to see what gut bacteria y...
19:26, 05/30/2019

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
22:26, 06/19/2019

In the not-so-distant future, “synbio” could lead to global catastrophe—maybe Enlarge / Artist's impression of a post-superbug world. (This is the cover art for Stephen King's The Stand, a story wherein a genetically enhanced superflu causes the end of the world. thatsthejoke.gif.) (credit: John Cayea / Doubleday) We're runni...
00:26, 06/19/2019

How calcium in coronary arteries can predict future heart health According to a recent study, higher levels of calcium in the coronary artery could put middle-aged and black people at risk of serious heart problems....
15:26, 06/23/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
03:52, 05/08/2019

Global Health: Gilead Will Donate Truvada to U.S. for H.I.V. Prevention The manufacturer will provide enough of the drug to supply 200,000 patients annually for more than a decade. Critics said it would not be enough to end the AIDS epidemic and questioned the company’s motives....
03:26, 05/10/2019

We should create a global DNA threat-detection network to fight future pathogens Enlarge / Artist's impression of scientist doing DNA science. (credit: Roger Richter / Getty) We're running a series of companion posts this week to accompany our special edition Ars Lunch Break podcast. This is the second of three guest posts cent...
02:52, 06/20/2019

Leading experts to discuss the future of health care at the Healthy Returns conference in NYC CEOs of major drug, biotech and health-care companies will meet to discuss trends and innovations in the health care industry at the Healthy Returns conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 21....
00:26, 05/21/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
19:26, 07/28/2019

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
00:52, 07/18/2019

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering ...
03:13, 09/13/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone....
21:39, 07/17/2019

THE GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LANDSCAPE: How emerging markets will transform the future of online shopping This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Emerging markets are going to be essential for e-commerce growth, a...
22:13, 05/23/2019

THE GLOBAL 5G LANDSCAPE: An inside look at leading 5G markets, key players, and how they are defining the future of connectivity This is a preview of NAME OF REPORT research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Connectivity and Tech industry research reports. The next generation of wireless is here, and several cou...
12:39, 07/13/2019

Public Health Experts Call for Aggressive, Global Push Against Antivaxxers Public health experts are fed up with the anti-vaccination movement, which is most recently behind a surge of the completely preventable disease measles in the U.S. this year. So much so that a group of them has decided to issue a statement calling f...
21:52, 07/02/2019

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
16:52, 07/18/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the outbreak in Brooklyn....
06:00, 05/11/2019

Global Health: Religious Objections to the Measles Vaccine? Get the Shots, Faith Leaders Say Devout parents who are worried about vaccines often object to ingredients from pigs or fetuses. But the leaders of major faiths have examined these fears and still vigorously endorse vaccination....
14:50, 04/28/2019

‘Complacency’ a factor in stagnating global vaccination rates, warn UN health chiefs More than one in 10 children – almost 20 million worldwide – failed to receive potentially lifesaving vaccines in 2018, the UN said on Monday, citing obstacles including conflict, cost and complacency. ...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Shrinking biodiversity poses major risk to the future of global food and agriculture, landmark UN report shows With the biodiversity of plants cultivated for food shrinking, the global population’s health, livelihoods and environment are under severe threat. This warning from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) comes as the UN agency releases a new re...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Future of Financials 2017 on November 15 CHICAGO - November 13, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will jointly present at the Bank ...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Future of Financials Conference Tuesday, November 6 CHICAGO – October 31, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medi...
06:26, 05/16/2019

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: An in-depth examination of the players and tech trends reshaping the future of healthcare (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report here. Until now, healthcare was the only remaining industry ...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
18:13, 05/19/2019

Here's Ben Carson Revealing His Staggering Ignorance About His Own Job Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is probably the universe’s greatest living proof that a person can be brilliant in one respect (brain surgery) and a total dumdum in another (housing and also urban development)....
22:52, 05/21/2019

The Planets review – so staggering you go ‘whoa!’ every few seconds The awesome vastness of time and space is laid out in its full, jawdropping incomprehensibility by Prof Brian Cox, the Attenborough of outer spaceTowards the end of the opening episode of The Planets (BBC Two), the new solar system opus presented by ...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Hurricane Dorian death toll 'could be staggering' About 70,000 people need immediate humanitarian assistance in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian hit the island nation, as authorities said the final death toll could be "staggering"....
14:52, 09/06/2019

Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years Drug overdose deaths in urban counties surpassed those in rural counties in 2016 and continued through 2017, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics....
22:39, 08/02/2019

Kyler Murray, a Black Man, Was the Number One NFL Draft Pick. Trump Congratulated the Number Two Pick Instead Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray was the first overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday, but on Saturday morning, President Donald Trump decided to congratulate the number two pick instead. Former University of Oklahoma quarterback Murray, who is ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Margot, Renfroe lead Padres over staggering Rockies 8-5 Manuel Margot hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning and Hunter Renfroe had a homer among his three hits and scored four runs as the San Diego Padres beat the staggering Colorado Rockies 8-5       ...
13:14, 08/11/2019

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—a...
01:26, 08/17/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
14:39, 06/07/2019

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
23:26, 07/16/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian ch...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Bahamas death toll 'staggering' as Hurricane Dorian hits US Hurricane Dorian, which has already devastated large parts of the Bahamas this week, has made landfall in the United States for the first time with winds of up to 90mph....
19:13, 09/06/2019

Huawei P30 Pro review: 3 camera upgrades that yield staggering photos While the Huawei P30 Pro is not a radical leap foward from the P20 Pro, it still packs in some camera improvements that result in staggering photos.Read More...
15:52, 05/06/2019

'Staggering' death toll feared in Bahamas after Dorian's destruction Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas on Saturday amid fears of a "staggering" death toll left in the wake of Hurricane Dorian....
19:26, 09/07/2019

These Two S&P E-mini Recommendations Covered a LOT of Ground The first half of May 2019 saw a large dip in the S&P 500 – watch this Chart of the Day to see exactly how our recommendations had Flash subscribers prepared....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week's staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country's southwest border....
03:13, 06/20/2019

YouTube lets you hide channels from your recommendations No matter how advanced algorithms get, none will understand your YouTube viewing preferences better than you. With that in mind, YouTube is adding a few new features that will give users more control over which videos appear in their homepage and Up....
19:39, 06/26/2019

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this one about draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? This is what YouTube was made for, and it’s beautiful. At the same time, as YouTube has become the place...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Steam's Recommendations Will Now Show Popular Games Less Often Last October, Steam’s algorithm briefly went haywire, filling users’ “More Like This” recommendation sections with popular games while negatively affecting under-the-radar indies who needed the exposure. At the time, Valve chalked this up to “a bug” ...
23:13, 09/12/2019

YouTube is making it easier to remove recommendations you don’t like YouTube is introducing three new ways to fine-tune your browsing experience on the platform. First, the Google-owned video service is rolling out topics and related videos on its homepage and under its “Up Next” tab. Second, it is giving users the ab...
09:52, 06/27/2019

Relief efforts ramped up for Bahamas where 'staggering' Dorian death toll feared Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas on Saturday amid fears of a "staggering" death toll left in the wake of Hurricane Dorian....
15:39, 09/07/2019

Images show staggering extent of melting on Greenland ice sheet because of heat wave Pools of sapphire melt water have popped up like pimples, while the usual pristine blanket of fresh snow atop the ice sheet has vanished over large areas....
22:13, 08/02/2019

O’Neill won’t say if he’ll follow recommendations in Eric Garner case NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill declined to say Wednesday if he’ll follow a deputy’s recommendation regarding potential discipline of the cop accused of using a banned chokehold during the deadly arrest of Eric Garner. “The tr...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Barack Obama, who's been doing a lot of reading lately, shares some book recommendations Barack Obama, the former president who’s demonstrated a fine taste in pop culture—unlike that other guy who just fast-forwards through Bloodsport—has officially released his summer reading list for 2019. Using the presidential platform of Facebook, O...
22:00, 08/23/2019

Tata Sky Android App Will Now Offer Personalised Content Recommendations Tata Sky has released an updated version of its live TV app in the Google Play Store with support for personalised recommendations and ability to add multiple profiles....
17:52, 05/03/2019

Netflix Testing Human-Curated 'Collections' Recommendations Netflix is testing expert-crafted "Collections" that, much like music playlists, offer selections based around certain themes for only iOS at the moment....
22:52, 08/24/2019

Therapists need to check their sexism, too (and other recommendations from the APA's new guidelines) The American Psychological Association released new guidelines Monday on treating girls and women, emphasizing many forms of bias they still face.        ...
19:39, 05/13/2019

FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb's bad recommendations E-cigarettes have proven effective at helping people quit smoking, a massive potential public health gain, considering nearly half a million people die every year from smoking-related illnesses. The big question is: How can we help smokers quit and a...
21:26, 08/05/2019

Google debuts airfare insights and travel recommendations Google today introduced new flight insight and travel recommendation features in Trips, it's one-stop trip-planning landing page on the web.Read More...
21:13, 08/08/2019

Google search now offers personalized TV and movie recommendations Google has added TV and movie recommendations to its search app in an attempt to solve the increasingly tricky problem of knowing what to watch.With so many streaming services now available, it can be truly tough to know what you'll enjoy most, ...
20:39, 09/05/2019

Steam's new experiment hub includes AI-based game recommendations Valve is tinkering with the way Steam works, and it wants you to try those experiments for yourself. It's launching a Steam Labs section with usable "works-in-progress" that might make it to the regular game portal if there's enough positi...
01:52, 07/12/2019

Expert Recommendations for a Child's First Phone, From Basic to Smart Age shouldn't be the deciding factor in when a child receives a cellphone. Instead, parents should weigh a child's level of maturity and need for a phone....
13:13, 08/23/2019

Everything you need to know about chest infections There are several types of chest infections, including bronchitis, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. Learn more about the symptoms and treatment options in this article....
20:39, 08/16/2019

Mount Everest has become an ‘open toilet,’ staggering amount of human waste found on its slopes Mount Everest has a plumbing problem. The current "biggest" threat to climbers on the world's tallest peak, the former head of the Nepal Mountaineering Association says, is the staggering amount of human excrement being left on its slopes -- with som...
08:00, 06/25/2019

Here’s why Hope Hicks didn’t answer a staggering 155 questions during her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was blocked from answering 155 questions while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this week. White House attorneys cited "absolute immunity," as the reason why Hicks couldn't ...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Amazon's Choice under fire amid widespread fraud in recommendations A group of senators are demanding that Amazon explain how it comes up with its well-known "Amazon Choice" label, a mark of distinction that earns certain products preferred placement on the retail platform....
01:39, 08/14/2019

Google brings airfare insights and travel recommendations to Trips Google today introduced new flight insight and travel recommendation features in Trips, it's one-stop trip-planning landing page on the web.Read More...
13:39, 08/08/2019

Google Search now lets you personalize TV and movie recommendations on mobile Google is rolling out a feature that lets you personalize recommendations in Google Search -- starting in the U.S., with additional countries to follow.Read More...
04:52, 09/06/2019

YouTube Makes It Easier to Control Recommendations, Discover New Content YouTube is making a few helpful changes to the platform that will allow users to stop recommendations from a particular channel, ease content discovery, and more....
13:39, 06/27/2019

Turkey urges adherence to U.N. report's recommendations on Khashoggi murder Turkey's foreign ministry on Wednesday called on all U.N. member states and international institutions to insist on carrying out the recommendations made in a report by a U.N. rights investigator on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
03:52, 06/20/2019

Afghan grand council sets recommendations for Taliban talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council has come up with a series of recommendations for peace talks with the Taliban after four days of meetings in Kabul. President Ashraf Ghani convened the council of more than 3,200 participants, known a...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Our animal series recommendations are the purrfect addition to your streaming queue You may feel your streaming queues are already bursting with options, what with full seasons of highly-anticipated revivals dropping mid-week and a Sunday programming schedule so packed, you have to set aside part of Monday just to keep up. But with ...
00:13, 05/12/2019

What to know about antibiotics and tooth infections Antibiotics may be an effective treatment option for a tooth infection. There are many different types of antibiotic and many other potential remedies. Learn more about using antibiotics for a tooth infection here....
00:52, 06/15/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Infections While Swimming Every summer, there are scary news stories about people who catch infections—and sometimes die—from germs in the water. Here’s what you should know about some of the high-profile (but rare!) infections that have been in the news lately....
04:13, 07/30/2019

Why Sex-Related Infections Are Spreading Again Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, are rebounding in rich countries after being firmly in retreat for decades. Syphilis, for example, can cause stillbirths and infant deaths, and years later can lead to blindness, dementia or paralysis. The re...
17:00, 06/06/2019

Trump wants to end HIV infections by 2030 - here's how to do it US president Donald Trump laid out a plan in his State of the Union address to end new HIV infections in the US by 2030 – and we may already have the tools to do it...
14:53, 04/28/2019

NTSB chair expects to unveil recommendations on FAA design certification issues U.S. National Transportation Safety Board chairman Robert Sumwalt told Congress on Wednesday his agency would outline recommendations on the Federal Aviation Administration's airplane design certification procedures by late September....
01:13, 07/25/2019

Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations Carl Kline’s appearance before Congress was the latest episode in a continuing debate over the vetting and approval of the people working for President Trump....
01:52, 05/03/2019

How antibiotics may render flu infections more dangerous A study in mice found that antibiotic treatments leave the lungs more vulnerable to flu infection. How? The drugs' effect on gut bacteria plays a key role....
09:52, 07/04/2019

What You Need to Know About Resistant Urinary Tract Infections U.T.I.s are one of the world’s most common infections but many of the drugs used to treat them have become less effective as resistance to antibiotics grows....
02:52, 07/14/2019

'Wake up call': 1M new STD infections daily More than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases pop up across the world every day, a figure that shows health officials have made little progress in curbing infections over the course of about five years....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Why Sex-Related Infections Are Spreading Again: QuickTake Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, are rebounding in rich countries after being firmly in retreat for decades. Syphilis, for example, can cause stillbirths and infant deaths, and years later can lead to blindness, dementia or paralysis. The re...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Smartphone app could help diagnose kids’ ear infections Ear infections are one of the most common reasons for pediatrician visits but parents may soon be able to check their kids' ears at home by simply using a phone app....
19:13, 05/16/2019

Respect to the Woman Who Allegedly Spent a Staggering Amount of Time Watching Netflix While Working for Robert De Niro While we here at Splinter would never in our lives endorse criminal conduct, you have to hand it to the former employee of Robert De Niro’s who, De Niro alleges in a new lawsuit, spent literal days and days of company time binge-watching Friends and ...
06:26, 08/21/2019

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
16:26, 06/06/2019

Scientists Say They've Created a Smartphone App That Can Hear Ear Infections Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

HPV Vaccines Are Reducing Infections, Warts — and Probably Cancer An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human papillomavirus....
22:26, 06/27/2019

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
16:13, 07/03/2019

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases since April, most of them children....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Pakistan Grapples With Unprecedented HIV Infections in Children When a doctor sounded alarm bells about children mysteriously testing positive for HIV, health officials decided to offer screening to his entire town. What they found, the World Health Organization said, was unprecedented....
14:26, 06/09/2019

Antibiotics after childbirth could avert dangerous infections Thousands of women could be spared pain and long-term health problems, trial suggestsThousands of women every year could be spared painful and occasionally life-threatening infections if doctors administered preventive antibiotics after every assiste...
05:13, 05/14/2019

More than one million sexually transmitted infections occur every day: WHO The global scale of sexually transmitted infections (STI) should be a “wake-up call” to governments, UN health experts said on Thursday, citing data showing that one in 25 people today have “at least one” curable STI, which occur at a rate of more th...
18:39, 06/06/2019

Parents may be able to spot ear infections with a paper cone and an app Researchers are working on a smartphone app that could help diagnose ear infections. As NPR reports, the app uses the phone's microphone, its speaker and a small paper cone. In its current form, the app sends short, sound pulses through a funnel...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft’s Azure Cognitive Services adds reinforcement learning for recommendations and doodle recognition AI Microsoft's Azure Cognitive Services introduced new AI tools today, including Personalizer, which uses reinforcement learning to improve recommendations.Read More...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Eye drops recalled over potential ‘life-threatening infections’ A recall has been issued for a brand of eye drops and ointments sold at Walmart and Walgreens, which the federal government says is not sterile and could lead to possibly life-threatening infections, according to reports. Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc....
22:13, 07/08/2019

Antibiotics after assisted births could stop thousands of infections Giving a single dose of antibiotics to mothers who have a medically assisted birth using forceps or vacuum could prevent almost half of maternal infections, researchers said on Monday, and global health authorities should change their advice....
07:26, 05/14/2019

Wild polio has been eradicated in Nigeria but infections will continue Nigeria has officially wiped out wild polio, but there have already been 15 cases of infection this year, caused by the live virus used in some vaccines...
01:13, 08/24/2019

How childhood viral infections may later drive multiple sclerosis Based on a study in mice, researchers now suggest that transient viral infections in childhood may facilitate multiple sclerosis development later in life....
16:13, 06/29/2019

Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Police hijack a botnet and remotely kill 850,000 malware infections In a rare feat, French police have hijacked and neutralized a massive cryptocurrency mining botnet controlling close to a million infected computers. The notorious Retadup malware infects computers and starts mining cryptocurrency by sapping power fr...
12:39, 09/02/2019

Low-rated US hospitals are deadlier due to mistakes, botched surgery, infections About a quarter of hospitals got a B and 36% earned Cs. The five states with the highest percentages of “A” hospitals were Oregon, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts and Utah. There were no A-rated hospitals in five other states: Wyoming, Ar...
14:00, 05/15/2019

New ransomware infections are the worst drive-by attacks in recent memory Enlarge (credit: Malwarebytes) An ongoing operation that’s installing ransomware and other malware on the computers of unsuspecting website visitors is one of the most potent drive-by attack campaigns researchers have seen in recent memory. The att...
00:52, 06/28/2019

FDA declines to approve Nabriva's antibiotic for urinary tract infections The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday declined to approve Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), even as the nation grapples with the growing problem of antibiotic resistance....
03:13, 05/01/2019

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Department of Health confirms the cases, which are believed to be unrelated to one another. The disease...
03:52, 05/28/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health Department....
22:13, 04/28/2019

Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker Pentax Medical told U.S. regulators last month, putting the patients at risk of exposure to bacteria t...
05:13, 08/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
14:00, 07/17/2019

Oral Infections In Childhood Associated With Cardiovascular Diseases In Adulthood: Eat These Foods F According to a recent study published in the Journal of JAMA Network Open, common oral infection in childhood is linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases such as atherosclerosis in......
10:00, 04/29/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable region....
15:39, 06/04/2019

Tried and true: HPV vaccination shows sharp drop in cancer-causing infections A global study of 66 million young people shows a dramatic reduction in cancer-causing infections after vaccination against HPV. Experts say it’s a perfect example of the effectiveness of vaccination and herd immunity....
23:52, 06/28/2019

U.N. Issues Urgent Warning on the Growing Peril of Drug-Resistant Infections A new report says the overuse of antimicrobial drugs in humans, animals and plants is fueling resistant pathogens that could kill 10 million people annually by 2050....
01:52, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Nabriva's antibiotic for urinary tract infections The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday declined to approve Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI), even as the nation grapples with the growing problem of antibiotic resistance....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Dental infections in kids tied to heart disease risk in adulthood (Reuters Health) - Children who develop cavities and gum disease may be more likely to develop risk factors for heart attacks and strokes decades later than kids who have good oral health, a recent study suggests....
23:26, 04/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas fears 'staggering storm death toll with thousands missing' The Bahamas is facing a "staggering" death toll from Hurricane Dorian with "hundreds, up to thousands" of people still missing, the country's leaders revealed today....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Faraday Future's New CEO Gave Us The BMW i8, But The Actual Future Remains Uncertain Do you remember Faraday Future? Last time we were talking about it, it was getting $225 million for one more go at this whole “making a car” thing. Before that, there were furloughs, a near bankruptcy, and some lawsuits. Now, it has a new CEO, the ma...
11:26, 09/05/2019

Maine resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections, death, state CDC says A Maine resident has been infected with a rare but typically severe tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections and meningitis and, in some cases, lead to death. ...
22:13, 07/25/2019

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Ma...
01:00, 06/17/2019

How to delete your Netflix viewing history, and prevent something you've watched from affecting your viewing recommendations Reuters Netflix uses your viewing history to make viewing recommendations and to let you continue shows in progress in the "Continue Watching" section. If you want to remove individual shows or movies from your history, you can do that in a web bro...
00:26, 05/31/2019

|Luxurypropertypricessoftening,offeringopportunitiesforsavvybuyers-agencies Luxury home prices are static or declining in many of SA's most sought-after suburbs and sellers are much more willing to negotiate, according to estate agencies....
21:39, 06/29/2019

Big Tech is teaming up with health care companies to make it easier to see your health history Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft's health teams were all represented at a meeting in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to discuss opening up access to patients' claims information....
00:13, 07/31/2019

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed data from over 250 middle aged men and women. They fo...
02:52, 06/15/2019

Guns and hate — not mental health — fuelling ‘public health crisis’: APA president After shootings in Dayton and El Paso, the president of the American Psychological Association said: "The combination of easy access to assault weapons and hateful rhetoric is toxic."...
10:13, 08/06/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
23:26, 07/17/2019

Ebola Outbreak Declared a Public Health Emergency by World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) announced this week that it has elected to declare the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a decision that comes nearly a year after the outbreak...
23:39, 07/17/2019

4 Your Health: Study confirms long-term health benefits of a low-fat diet (NBC News)- New research confirms the long-term health benefits from eating a low-fat diet. The study conducted by a cancer center included nearly 50,000 older women who were asked to switch to a low-fat diet. While there were no major health improve...
18:52, 09/06/2019

Health Insurers Walk Delicate Line Against Democrats' Health Proposals As Democratic presidential candidates take aim at the health-insurance industry, companies are striking a delicate balance, trying to fight the plans without attracting the political spotlight or sparking investor alarm....
01:26, 08/01/2019

Florida health officials declare public health emergency for hepatitis A Seventeen counties 'critically impacted' by hepatitis A prompted a surgeon general to declare an emergency.        ...
05:13, 08/04/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
21:52, 07/17/2019

Health Canada warn victims of spring flooding about possible dangers to health when they return home Federal biologist Francis Lavoie says it's important to dry wet walls and belongings within 48 hours, but that's not often possible in the case of flooding....
18:26, 05/02/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
07:39, 07/18/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
14:00, 07/27/2019

UN health agency spotlights stalled effort to close health divide across Europe, in new report Progress on equal access to a healthy life for all, is at a standstill across Europe, a new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed on Tuesday, despite their being a clear path to close gaps in national care....
01:52, 09/11/2019

Unlicensed “health coach” claims health advice is free speech—court disagrees Enlarge / Unlicensed "health coach" Heather Del Castillo (credit: Institute for Justice) A federal court on Wednesday rejected claims by an unlicensed “health coach” that the unqualified health advice she provided to paying clients was protected sp...
17:26, 07/20/2019

A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36, A new Washington Post/Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the UVA Health System has sued over 36,000 patients to recoup $108 million, seizing wages (it garnished checks of Walmart workers over 800 times), putting liens on property, and forcing som...
10:39, 09/10/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:53, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Plant-based diet good for health and increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients There’s more evidence that a strict plant-based diet is good for your health. Harvard researchers analyzed nine studies involving more than 307,000 participants. Those who strictly followed a diet focused mainly on fruits, vegetables, whole gra...
20:13, 07/22/2019

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5....
21:26, 09/10/2019

Train Your Pet to Come To You When the Fire Alarm Goes Off The next time you burn a batch of bacon, filling your kitchen with smoke and setting off your fire alarm, react quickly—remove the pan, furiously fan the air around the alarm with a kitchen towel and give your pet a treat....
20:52, 07/25/2019

The CBO sounds another spending alarm Just 10 months into the fiscal year, our budget deficit has already surpassed the totality of that of 2018. Currently at $867 billion, the federal government's 2019 budget deficit is slated to surpass the $1 trillion mark....
20:02, 08/13/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
15:13, 05/15/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions qu...
14:51, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Weight-loss surgery health benefits (NBC)- Weight-loss surgery can have major health benefits for people with obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the Cleveland Clinic. It showed patients who underwent bariatric surgery had a 40 percent lower risk of heart complications ...
08:26, 09/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:26, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:13, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed on China's Huawei Technologies, while the dollar rose on a flight to quality....
18:52, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13, 08/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday as the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart g...
20:13, 07/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 10 CHICAGO – September 4, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Brian Schell, Executive Vice P...
12:00, 09/06/2019

Mark Carney warns global trade war could 'shipwreck' global economy - business live Bank of England governor says a global trade war could ‘shipwreck’ the global economy, while Brexit risks are increasingLatest: Mark Carney speaks in BournemouthGovernor: Sea change has hit UK economyEarlier:UK builders suffer plunging outputHousebui...
04:52, 07/03/2019

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

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schel...
02:00, 05/02/2019

More Germans applying for alarm gun licenses More and more Germans are acquiring the permit they need to carry a gas pistol, a newspaper has reported. The number has more than doubled in the last five years....
18:00, 09/03/2019

You don't have to say 'Hey, Google' to shut off your alarm anymore Sometimes, the smallest changes are the most welcome ones. Google has removed the requirement to say "Hey, Google" before turning off an alarm, streamlining the Assistant process while simultaneously making millions of mornings just a little better.....
21:13, 05/07/2019

Amazon Alexa can now help you get a jump on the day right when your alarm goes off Amazon recently updated Alexa with a feature that lets it automatically turn on the lights, read out the traffic, play music, start your morning news briefing and more, all when you turn off your morning alarm....
18:39, 05/07/2019

Why in India, 6% Economic Growth Is Cause for Alarm For almost half a decade Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed the fastest-growing major economy in the world. Now, the slowest expansion in six years has put India behind China, Indonesia and a few others in the region. Waning consumption at ho...
09:39, 09/04/2019

As Far Right Rises, a Battle Over Security Agencies Grows A struggle in Austria over control of sensitive institutions of the state, including its intelligence agency, threatens to redefine Europe’s postwar democracies....
02:00, 05/08/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Space Agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance Tehran's ballistic missile programme....
05:39, 09/04/2019

Why in-housing won’t threaten independent creative agencies In-housing — it’s the term dominating the advertising industry’s news cycle for the past several months. Referring to brands no longer outsourcing their creative, advertising, and marketing services, the in-housing trend has implied that agencies and...
16:00, 08/20/2019

The Latest: Coats says spy agencies to cooperate with Barr WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Congress, Enforcement Agencies Target Tech Federal antitrust enforcers and lawmakers are poised to scrutinize the nation’s largest technology companies for potential anticompetitive practices, bringing a new regulatory focus to the markets for digital services and new concern for investors....
06:26, 06/04/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
22:39, 05/22/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th An...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Excha...
11:39, 05/30/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and ...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the house involved is located near 17th Street and Campbell Avenue. Details are limited at this time. C...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Rise in EU citizens not getting UK settled status causes alarm Proportion being granted pre-settled status – with fewer rights – has risen to 42%French chef denied settled status after 31 years in UKAre you experiencing settled status problems?A sharp rise in the proportion of EU citizens not considered eligible...
04:52, 08/31/2019

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from diet soda to chewing gum. In the US, it is commonly sold under brand names including NutraSweet. A new...
17:13, 07/20/2019

How to build your own intruder alarm with basic electronics Worried about unwanted visitors in your garden? Here's how to build a simple alarm system with basic electronics, a plastic folder, kitchen foil and a sponge...
16:26, 08/08/2019

US companies voice alarm over China tariffs American businesses are telling the Trump administration that an escalating trade war with China will hurt the U.S. economy. This comes as public hearings are being held to consider extending the 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports. (June ...
16:13, 06/17/2019

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries....
23:52, 07/17/2019

This Is What Time Gayle King Sets Her Alarm The CBS This Morning co-host shares what’s on her phone, from what time she wakes up each morning to the texts she received about that R. Kelly interview...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Dow plunges 650 points as recession alarm blares Stock market optimism is so yesterday. Wall Street suffered a brutal morning Wednesday after the yield on the 10-year Treasury note briefly dipped below the yield of the 2-year note — the first time it’s done so since 2005. So-called yield curve inve...
23:52, 08/14/2019

Former German spy chief causes alarm by sharing far-right tweets Critics question judgment of Georg Maaßen for spreading ‘lies and extremist agitation’When he was in charge of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, Hans-Georg Maaßen warned of how easy it was for people to be led astray by “disinformation” and “cl...
20:26, 07/15/2019

San Francisco could ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Trump moves to escalate investigation of intel agencies WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whether Trump̵...
03:00, 05/24/2019

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before being assassinated there in 2017....
12:13, 06/11/2019

Interrogated For More Than 600 Hours By Probe Agencies: Christian Michel British national Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, has been interrogated for more than 600 hours to date by the Enforcement......
21:52, 08/15/2019

UN agencies seek ‘new approach’ to Libya migrant crisis The U.N. migration and refugee agencies are making a joint call for a “new approach” among countries to solve a migration crisis affecting Libya and the often-deadly route across the Mediterranean toward Europe...
22:26, 07/11/2019

Defending intelligence pick, Trump says U.S. spy agencies 'run amok' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his choice for the next U.S. spy chief as someone who could "rein in" intelligence agencies that "have run amok," fueling concerns Trump seeks assessments that support his own views....
09:00, 07/31/2019

"Pak Intelligence Agencies Didn't Know Bin Laden's Hideout": Ex-CIA Chief Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director General David Petraeus has said that he is "convinced" that the Pakistani intelligence agencies did not know Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan,......
17:00, 07/24/2019

British spy agencies see foreign ties intact despite Brexit Britain's intelligence agencies expect close relations with European and other foreign spy services to continue regardless of plans to quit the European Union, official sources said....
20:54, 08/12/2019

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
20:52, 06/12/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city agencies from using facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments,...
19:26, 05/13/2019

New ransomware strike kicks 23 Texas agencies offline Authorities are examining a new ransomware attack in Texas that has taken nearly two dozen government agencies offline -- the latest in a string of brazen digital hijackings against municipalities nationwide....
15:13, 08/20/2019

Animals In Pak Zoo Suffer In Heat, Agencies Tussle Over Its Management An emaciated wolf rested its head on a block of ice, seeking relief from stifling heat in a zoo in Pakistan's capital, while another gazed at a family enjoying an afternoon picnic as an elephant......
10:00, 07/24/2019

Supreme Court’s census ruling could harm other agencies The Census Bureau was recently told by the Supreme Court not to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 decennial census. The Supremes said the Trump administration didn’t put forth a compelling enough reason for posing that question. President ...
07:26, 07/09/2019

Writers Guild Re-elects Leadership at Odds With Agencies It has been five months since thousands of movie and TV writers fired their agents and election results indicate the Hollywood standoff will continue....
03:52, 09/17/2019

‘Health is a right, not a privilege’ says WHO chief on World Health Day The Director-General of the  World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has marked World Health Day, which falls on Sunday, with a reiteration of the UN’s stance on health: that it is a fundamental human right, not a privilege....
14:53, 04/28/2019

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health A new study reveals what body shape is healthier for a woman to have. Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shap...
19:52, 07/01/2019

Three-alarm fire rips through 115-year-old Philadelphia church Nearly 100 firefighters are working to put out a fire that threatens to collapse a 115-year-old church in West Philadelphia's Parkside section Tuesday. ...
05:13, 08/28/2019

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

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasing...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Stock market plunges as recession alarm blares An economic alarm bell has sounded in the US, sending warning signs of a possible recession ahead. Yields on 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted early Wednesday, a market phenomenon that shows investors want more in return for short-term gover...
17:26, 08/14/2019

Congress could require a car alarm for kids left inside In the past 20 years, more than 800 children have died of heatstroke in cars in the US. Now, a group of lawmakers wants to require alerts that would remind parents to check for children in the backseat before exiting the vehicle. Legislation announce...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Sagging Trade Flows Spark Alarm Before G-20 Meeting World trade flows have sagged again in 2019, a sign that higher U.S. tariffs and other trade barriers are cooling growth as leaders from the Group of 20 large economies prepare to meet in Japan....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Crews battle 2-alarm fire at abandoned building TUCSON – Crews responded to a 2-alarm abandoned building fire Friday morning. Tucson Fire Department crews were dispatched to a building near 29th Street and Swan Road. There have been numerous fires at this building this year, fire officials said. C...
06:39, 06/08/2019

Alexa Can Now Alert You if Glass Breaks or Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off If you’ve got an Amazon Echo, it can now double as a secondary alert system for fires and break-ins. Today, Amazon is introducing a new feature in the U.S. called Alexa Guard, which will notify you with audio and video clips whenever it detects your ...
17:52, 05/14/2019

IEA rings alarm bell on phasing out nuclear energy A steep decline in nuclear energy capacity will threaten climate goals and power supply security unless advanced economies find a way to extend the lifespan of their reactors, the International Energy Agency said....
09:26, 05/28/2019

Lawmakers raise alarm after wave of Philly shootings PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Lawmakers from Philadelphia are calling on state and city officials to stem a rising tide of gun violence that included a fatal shooting at a graduation party. The members of Pennsylvania’s Legislature are asking for a stron...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Trump's intelligence pick is attempt to 'neutralise' spy agencies, say ex-officials John Ratcliffe’s nomination follows announcement Dan Coats will leave after disagreements with Trump over policy and intelligenceDonald Trump’s nomination of an inexperienced but loyal partisan to become the director of national intelligence (DNI) is...
22:39, 07/29/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Federal law enforcement agencies failing to cooperate TUCSON – Right now, the southwest border is ground zero in the fight against illegal immigration. Drugs and human smuggling are just a few of the things law enforcement is dealing with on a daily basis. Now, more than ever, it is critical that ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

House Intelligence chief warns spy agencies of Trump 'politicization' U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday warned the FBI and U.S. spy agencies that President Donald Trump is trying to "politicize" U.S. intelligence and law enforcement....
01:13, 06/01/2019

Trump urged to move agencies out of DC, reward struggling communities President Trump is being encouraged to take a major step to “drain the swamp” by relocating federal agencies outside the Beltway to struggling communities that could share in the economic boost Washington’s wealthy suburbs get from hosting the federa...
23:13, 05/06/2019

Sebi Allows Rating Agencies To Collect Clients' Debt Data Sebi) said it enabled rating agencies to get "explicit consent" from clients in rating agreements to secure details on debt repayments and any delays or defaults from lenders or other organisations....
22:26, 08/21/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether h...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Government agencies pushing for longer mandatory metadata retention Home affairs says agencies are pushing for data to be held for more than two years for complex investigationsGovernment agencies are pushing for telecommunications companies to be forced to retain customer data for law enforcement agencies for longer...
20:13, 07/16/2019

Ransomware attack in Texas targets local government agencies Ransomware attacks against local governments are still a clear problem, and Texas is discovering this first hand. The state has revealed that 23 government entities reported a ransomware attack on the morning of August 16th. Most of these were "sma...
02:02, 08/19/2019

'Bulk hacking' by UK spy agencies is illegal, high court told Rights group argues powers of MI5 and GCHQ to obtain and store data breach human rights“Bulk hacking” powers exploited by the intelligence services to access electronic devices represent an illegal intrusion into the private lives of millions of peop...
17:39, 07/27/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of...
07:26, 05/24/2019

Multiples agencies responding train derailment, fire in Dupo ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ill. (KSDK) — Emergency crews are responding to a train derailment and fire in Dupo. A spokesperson for St. Clair County Emergency Management said they received a call just after 12:30 p.m. for a train derailment and fire in the 240...
12:00, 09/11/2019

23 state agencies across Texas succumb to a ‘coordinated ransomware attack’ It seems like not a day goes by without a major company being hacked or a government-run institution exposed to ransomware attacks. Now, state agencies in Texas have succumbed to a coordinated ransomware attack that has impacted at least 23 local gov...
10:13, 08/19/2019

Ransomware strike takes down 23 Texas local government agencies Enlarge / They did. (credit: Getty Images) Early on August 16, a total of 23 local government organizations in Texas were hit by a coordinated ransomware attack. The type of ransomware has not been revealed, and Texas officials asserted that no sta...
21:00, 08/19/2019

US intel agencies encourage universities to monitor Chinese students U.S. intelligence agencies have advised American universities to monitor certain Chinese students and visiting scholars amid concerns of China’s threat to the U.S....
16:39, 06/29/2019

UN agencies welcome regional road map to help integrate ‘continuing exodus of Venezuelans’ A new road map adopted by Latin American and Caribbean countries, to help better integrate refugees and migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela into new host societies, drew a warm welcome from two UN agencies on Monday....
23:13, 07/08/2019

FBI, DHS officials deny agencies less focused on homegrown attacks than other threats National security officials on Wednesday denied an April report that the Trump administration's dissolution of a Department of Homeland Security advisory group on domestic terrorism threats led the agency to pay less attention to the problem....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Agencies boost efforts to stop wildland firefighter suicides BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Federal wildland firefighting authorities are increasing mental health resources following an apparent increase in firefighter suicides in recent years. Officials at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise say it’...
03:26, 07/15/2019

Mega-Exercise By Security Agencies To Curb Infiltration Along Pak Border Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now working overtime to further strengthen the......
00:13, 07/23/2019

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
13:00, 07/15/2019

Travel agencies say N. Korea planning to suspend mass games Travel agencies say North Korea is temporarily suspending the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premiere drew strong criticism from leader Kim Jong Un...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
07:52, 06/13/2019

Interior eyes moving more staff and agencies out of DC to ‘the front lines’ Just 100 days into his tenure, new Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has slashed regulations, opened up off-limits areas to outdoor lovers and moved an agency out of Washington to the area it regulates — and he’s planning more....
09:13, 07/26/2019

Indian Agencies Desperate To Stick Charge Against Me: Zakir Naik Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, booked by the Enforcement Directorate for money laundering, Tuesday claimed investigating agencies were "desperately" trying to get "something to stick on......
09:26, 06/12/2019

Probe Agencies Destroying My Reputation On Daily Basis: P Chidambaram Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram told the Supreme Court on Monday that his reputation is being "destroyed" on a daily basis by the probe agencies in the INX Media cases even as the......
17:39, 08/26/2019

‘SOTC’: As Special Session Looms, ‘Quasi-State’ Agencies In Spotlight (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looked at the pension crisis and the possibility that Gov. Matt Bevin might call another special session to address it. The plan would be to deal with one subset: the agenci...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Rating Agencies Knew Of Stress At IL&FS, But Gave Good Ratings: Audit Dewan Housing Finance, another top firm in the sector, last week warned its financial situation was dire, raising more worries about the sector's health and signalling the crisis was far from over....
02:26, 07/21/2019

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
08:39, 06/18/2019

Multiple agencies attend HAZMAT response training in Cochise County DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Multiple agencies are participating in a HAZMAT response team training at the Bisbee/Douglas International Airport Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the training is to “proactively” prepare for response calls requ...
03:52, 07/23/2019

Russia says U.S. warship nearly caused collision in East China Sea: news agencies Russia's Pacific Fleet on Friday accused a U.S. warship of nearly causing a collision with a Russian military vessel in the East China Sea due to what it called dangerous maneuvering, Russian news agencies reported....
10:26, 06/07/2019

Warren proposes reshaping immigration agencies, decriminalizing border crossings Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s new plan puts her on the liberal side of the immigration debate, setting up a potential political and social clash with Trump...
18:13, 07/11/2019

2 U.S. agencies vote to review Volcker Rule, which bars certain bank investments The U.S. agency that insures banks' cash reserves voted Tuesday to review an Obama-era rule enacted after the financial crisis to dissuade banking institutions from making risky investments that don't benefit customers....
00:26, 08/21/2019

Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati Accuse Centre Of Misusing Probe Agencies The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) slammed the BJP-led Centre on Monday for "misusing probe agencies" for its political interests, a charge rubbished by the ruling party....
17:39, 08/26/2019

Equifax breach impacted the online ID verification process at many US govt agencies Impacted agencies include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), the US Postal Service (USPS), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)....
13:00, 06/17/2019

Boeing slides after ratings agencies turn negative on maker of grounded 737 Max Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investors Service upheld Boeing's credit ratings but warned that the worldwide grounding is going on longer than anticipated, driving up Boeing's costs and hurting cash flow, putting its credit ratings at risk...
19:39, 07/27/2019

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the t...
03:13, 05/22/2019

One killed when Russian Aeroflot plane lands with fire on board: agencies One person was killed and at least five were injured when a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday due to fire on board, Russian news agencies said....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Activist US workers push employers to cut ties with Trump immigration agencies With the Trump administration’s immigration policies under fire in Congress and the courts, a growing number of U.S. workers are pushing their employers to sever contracts with federal agencies carrying out the president's plans....
10:13, 07/25/2019

Facebook partners with top ad agencies in India to launch Thumbstoppers 10 second video challenge Facebook has announced its collaboration with top creative agencies of India to launch Thumbstoppers, a 10-seconds short video format. For this, the social media giant has tied up with Wunderman Thompson, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, McCann and Mullen Lintas...
10:00, 05/17/2019

Russia intel agencies can now force Tinder to hand over user data MOSCOW — Dating app Tinder is now required to provide user data to Russian intelligence agencies, the country’s communications regulator said Monday. The app was included on a new list of online services operating in Russia that are required to...
09:39, 06/04/2019

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public S...
01:26, 07/31/2019

UN agencies urge Brunei to repeal new ‘extreme and unjustified’ penal code New criminal laws in Brunei that impose the death penalty for same-sex relationships, adultery and childbirth out of marriage, “breach international human rights norms”, and should be suspended or repealed said the heads of two United Nations agencie...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Senate finds US agencies left security holes untouched for a decade It's almost a truism to state that government IT security is frequently lacking, but a new Senate subcommittee report has underscored just how severe the problem is. Investigators found that several federal agencies (including the State Departm...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Elite Iranian force raids modeling agencies for 'promoting vulgarity' Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards force has raided three underground modeling agencies, accusing the companies and their aspiring models of flouting strict Islamic dress codes for women, Iranian news agencies reported on Saturday....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
04:52, 05/24/2019

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
09:26, 08/18/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested ...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of v...
20:52, 05/27/2019

Russia's largest search engine hacked by Western intelligence agencies The search engine Yandex, often referred to as Russia's Google, was the target of a cyberattack that occurred late last year which was orchestrated by hackers working for Western intelligence agencies.The hackers deployed a rare type of malware,...
08:13, 06/28/2019

UN agencies call for action to bolster rights of Europe’s stateless children United Nations agencies are calling on States and regional organizations across Europe to take urgent action to ensure that thousands of currently stateless children are given the support and protection they deserve.  ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Trump administration bans federal agencies from buying Huawei, ZTE tech The Trump administration has banned U.S. federal agencies from buying equipment and obtaining services from Huawei and two other companies as part of the government’s latest crackdown on Chinese technology amid national security fears. Jacob Wo...
12:00, 08/08/2019

ChargePoint sounds alarm on electric vehicle charging standards A leading operator of charging stations has sounded the alarm on a proposed technical standard that it says could hamper mass adoption of electric vehicles by making it harder to charge them at home or at work....
23:52, 05/14/2019

| Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis A prominent Lebanese daily has appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis....
19:39, 08/09/2019

Man with rifle and body armour spreads alarm at Walmart in Missouri Man, 20, subdued by off-duty firefighter until police arrivedNo shots fired but shoppers panicked in wake of mass shootingsA 20-year-old man carrying a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition caused panic in a Walmart store in Missouri, just days a...
21:39, 08/09/2019

On Silent Alarm, Bloc Party said hello and goodbye to indie rock The arc of music history is long, allowing us to find new favorites in the past or imagine a time when some currently under-appreciated gem will find a greater audience. It also leaves room for even artists to revisit an album they’ve been distancing...
20:13, 05/08/2019

Alarm over voter purges as 17m Americans removed from rolls in two years Areas with discriminatory history purging at higher ratesBrennan Center report finds millions ‘wrongfully purged’US election jurisdictions with histories of egregious voter discrimination have been purging voter rolls at a rate 40% beyond the nationa...
01:52, 08/02/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in ...
23:52, 05/24/2019

China's Xi Jinping causes alarm with mass student trips to the country An unremarkable Communist Party directive has sparked painful memories of past trauma for millions of people across China, with many drawing parallels with one of the most notorious policies of the Cultural Revolution....
05:00, 05/05/2019

Brazil’s Rainforest Fires Prompt Alarm and Anger in Europe President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major trade deal....
05:39, 08/24/2019

Amazon debuts Echo Show 5 with Alexa Sunrise alarm for $89 Amazon's Echo Show 5 is a 5-inch smart display for a combination of voice and visual experiences with Alexa. The Echo Show goes on sale next month for $89.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Goldman Sachs is sounding the alarm: Tech stocks are overvalued Tech stocks – and software ones in particular – have had a big year, with Microsoft's stock price jumping 30% in 2019.       ...
02:52, 06/18/2019

| WATCH | WHO sounds international Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organisation has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries. WATCH NOW....
14:39, 07/18/2019

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
00:52, 07/03/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's insistence that the tariffs will boost the economy...
00:52, 05/15/2019

De Blasio uses alarm clock excuse for showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The persistently unpunctual — and apparently tech-challenged — presidential candidate was set to appear on...
18:39, 07/02/2019

'Spectres of the past': Angela Merkel sounds alarm over antisemitism Germany has responsibility to tackle antisemitism and far-right politics, says chancellorAngela Merkel has said antisemitism is a problem in Germany and the country has a historical responsibility to face up to the growing threat of far-right populis...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Debt worries, low birth rate ring alarm bells Two important bits of seemingly unrelated news came out last week. One got more attention than the other. You probably heard that the birth rate in the US hit a 32-year low in 2018. There were only 3.788 million babies born, a decline of 2% from the ...
13:00, 05/22/2019

This genius alarm clock has a cult-following—and it's on sale right now The Philips Wake-Up Light is a more relaxing alternative to an alarm in the morning, and right now it's at its lowest price ever.       ...
17:26, 08/02/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook 's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
15:52, 07/16/2019

Lawmaker's Links Heighten Alarm Over Beijing's Reach in Australia An Australian lawmaker is facing a political backlash over her ties to Beijing-backed organizations, a sign of deepening sensitivities about perceived meddling by China in national affairs....
12:00, 09/13/2019

Sound off on the OnePlus 6T! It's been six months since OnePlus released the 6T with an unusual dewdrop notch and in-display fingerprint reader. As the first OnePlus phone to get a US carrier deal (through T-Mobile), the 6T was met with mostly positive reviews. Engadget sen...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Pew-Pew: What Do Lasers Actually Sound Like? If you’ve ever watched a science-fiction movie, you might think you know what lasers sound like: some variation of a noise you could write as “pew.” But, you’ve used a laser pointer, right? Did it go “pew”?...
17:52, 07/03/2019

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the Un...
13:26, 08/16/2019

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster p...
22:00, 06/21/2019

Google employees implore leaders to stop working with U.S. border, immigration agencies The petition, which has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, is the latest example of pushback from increasingly vocal employees against Google leaders....
00:13, 08/20/2019

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
23:52, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 3-At least 13 killed after Russian passenger plane catches fire mid-air - news agencies At least 13 people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday when the plane caught fire mid-air and made an emergency landing at a Moscow airport on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Facebook, Google meet intelligence agencies to talk 2020 election security Both intelligence agencies and tech companies are gearing up to secure the 2020 US election, and that apparently includes some heart-to-heart conversations between the two. Bloomberg sources have learned that Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter a...
04:13, 09/05/2019

Bills supporting religion-based rejection turning parents away from adoption agencies Religious interest groups have developed a playbook, called Project Blitz, to help push hundreds of copycat bills through statehouses nationwide.        ...
12:39, 06/10/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
05:52, 05/24/2019

USDA Agencies Brace for Major Hit After Two-Thirds of Employees Refuse Sudden Relocation When Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced he planned to pack up two Agriculture Department agencies from their D.C. offices and relocate them to Kansas City, critics warned there’d be fallout. And that brain drain’s extent became all too clea...
14:26, 08/09/2019

Intel Agencies Scan Records After Sri Lanka Claims India Link To Blasts Indian intelligence agencies are conducting background checks on all Sri Lankan nationals and tourists who visited India in the last four months. Special focus is being paid to ones who visited......
23:13, 05/04/2019

Trump administration to reportedly allow federally funded adoption agencies to reject same-sex couples President Trump's administration will reportedly reverse his predecessor's policy of blocking federal funding for religious adoption organizations that refuse to serve same-sex couples....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Dutch hospital sealed off but ebola scare proves false alarm Dutch emergency services say an ebola scare that led them to seal off part of a hospital in the port city of Rotterdam turned out to be a false alarm...
01:13, 08/08/2019

World Press Freedom Day events raise alarm on fake news ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A rising tide of fake news and disinformation is dominating World Press Freedom Day discussions taking place this week in Ethiopia, which is hosting the main event after freeing jailed journalists as part of sweeping refo...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s plan for a cryptocurrency is right to set alarm bells ringing |John Naughton The tech giant now seems to imagine itself a state. Its reach must not go unchallengedNow that Wimbledon is over, if you’re looking for something interesting to watch, can I suggest heading over to the video of last week’s interrogation by the US Sen...
14:13, 07/21/2019

Hong Kong protests signal alarm special freedoms fading HONG KONG (AP) — China promised that for 50 years after Britain gave up control of its last colony in 1997, this shimmering financial enclave would get to keep freedoms absent in the communist-ruled mainland that many here don’t want to live wi...
13:52, 06/25/2019

U.N. Sounds Alarm Over Killings in Idlib as Syria Cease-Fire Collapses A cease-fire agreement signed in Kazakhstan had produced a flicker of hope. But it lasted all of three days, with air force jets hitting targets in the province on Friday....
03:13, 08/10/2019

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09:26, 08/02/2019

Alarm Bells? Darnold out, Bell hurt as Jets prep for Browns Quarterback Sam Darnold is out indefinitely with mono and will not play Monday when the New York Jets host the Cleveland Browns. But that's only the beginning of the bad news spreading for New York....
01:39, 09/13/2019

Trump's Fourth of July plans spark alarm over politicizing the holiday President will reportedly take starring role in the celebration by delivering an address from the Lincoln MemorialFollow the latest in US politics – liveDonald Trump’s plans to speak at a Fourth of July celebration in Washington has set off alarm bel...
00:39, 06/14/2019

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected in a knife attack against schoolgirls and others this week that left two people dead before the man killed himself. The attack near Tokyo on Tuesday has raised concerns about how ch...
07:26, 05/29/2019

Brexit: both Tory sides play down risk of no-deal after business alarm Supporters of Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson say they believe no-deal Brexit is unlikelyBrexit and Tory leadership latestSupporters of the two Conservative leadership candidates have sought to play down the chances of a no-deal Brexit, after business ...
13:13, 07/01/2019

‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm Struggling to compete against online rivals, retailers could be forced to close more stores if tariffs hit Chinese footwear, toys and apparel, analysts say....
12:52, 06/16/2019

The $400 billion outdoor industry sounds alarm on Trump's trade war tariffs From September 2018 to July 2019, outdoor recreation businesses have paid $1.8 billion more in tariffs compared to the year ago period, according to new data from the Outdoor Industry Association....
20:52, 09/13/2019

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ri...
22:39, 07/02/2019

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
01:13, 05/31/2019

Crews battle 2-alarm fire at Lost Barrio Warehouse District TUCSON – Crews responded to a two-alarm building fire early Friday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to The Lost Barrio Warehouse District, located in the 200 block of South Park Avenue just after 3 a.m., after multiple 911 calls ...
20:26, 05/31/2019

NFLPA rings alarm bell on potential 2021 work stoppage The tremors for a potential work stoppage in the mighty NFL are starting to be felt with more force. A shock came through the system when the Players Association recently sent out a “work stoppage guide” to its constituents, according to ESPN. The do...
02:13, 08/16/2019

Vice President Pence cancels NH trip, goes to White House: 'No cause for alarm' Vice President Mike Pence abruptly cancelled a scheduled event in New Hampshire, and was at the White House. "Something came up ...It's no cause for alarm," his spokeswoman said....
18:26, 07/02/2019

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier ju...
09:13, 06/03/2019

What Does a Particle Collider Sound Like? Scientists explore the limits of physics by pumping energy into components of atoms, such as electrons and protons, accelerating them to nearly the speed of light, and slamming the beams of particles together in hopes of discovering something new. Y...
18:26, 05/15/2019

The National: 'We're the sound of the apocalypse!' After 20 years of soundtracking human heartbreak, the legendary US rockers talk about depression, infighting – and playing live while Paris burnsTen minutes before the National are due on stage at Café de la Danse in Paris, the news breaks: Notre Dam...
07:39, 05/03/2019

4 Your Health: Red wine good for gut health A new study shows an occasional glass of red wine may be good for your gut. British researchers studied nearly 3,000 people in the U.S., Great Britain and the Netherlands. Those who drank red wine had greater diversity of bacteria in their gut, which...
14:00, 08/29/2019

4 Your Health: How you sleep impacts your health Poor sleep can raise a person’s blood pressure.NBC News How you sleep can directly affect your health. A study from the University of Arizona found a bad night’s sleep could cause an immediate spike in blood pressure. Researchers assessed...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to address the issue, the UN said on Tuesday...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Court frees famous Russian soccer players jailed for attacks: news agencies A Russian court on Friday ordered the release on parole of two famous Russian soccer players jailed for their involvement in a pair of violent attacks last year, Russian news agencies reported on Friday....
11:39, 09/06/2019

U.S. safety agencies investigate plane crash involving racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr Two U.S. safety agencies are investigating the crash of a small plane in Tennessee on Thursday that was carrying retired racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and daughter, officials said....
09:00, 08/16/2019

Russia Demands Tinder Share User Data, Messages With Its National Intelligence Agencies (MOSCOW) — Russia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to national intelligence agencies, part of the country’s widening crackdown on internet freedoms. The communications regula...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Google employees accuse Border Patrol of 'torturing' immigrants, refuse to work with agencies Google employees are circulating a petition urging the tech giant to forgo any opportunities to work with several federal agencies “engaged in caging and torturing vulnerable people.”...
08:13, 08/16/2019

Strzok-Page texts suggest intel agencies leaked on Russia case: GOP senators Republican congressional leaders are calling for a new investigation of media leaks surrounding the Russia investigation -- possibly emanating from the intelligence community -- pointing to internal text messages they say indicate a more widespread p...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Men arrested breaking into Iowa courthouse claim they were hired to test alarm system Iowa court officials have denied authorizing an overnight courthouse burglary after the arrest of two cybersecurity experts who said they were hired to break into the building....
17:39, 09/13/2019

Robert Shiller says the Fed's rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm Nobel prize winner Robert Shiller takes issue with the Federal Reserve's rate cut in July because of the psychological harm it caused the markets....
14:52, 08/20/2019

Black homeowner dragged out of house in boxers and handcuffs after false burglar alarm A black man in North Carolina says he’s embarrassed about being handcuffed inside his home at gunpoint — and paraded to a police car while wearing only his boxers — after his home security system was mistakenly triggered, video shows. Kazeem Oyeneyin...
20:00, 08/26/2019

'Faux guacamole' raises alarm for taco lovers as avocado prices soar High avocado prices have forced some taquerias to substitute squash in their guac recipes – and it’s hard to tell the differenceFrom horsemeat labeled as beef to tilapia passed off as grouper, fraud has long plagued the food world. Now, taco lovers a...
22:26, 07/24/2019

Alphabet's plans to track people in its 'smart city' ring alarm bells Alphabet's plans to develop a Toronto neighborhood could set a dangerous precedent for the future of data-driven cities, according to data governance experts....
16:52, 07/09/2019

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of doll...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Review: The Anker Soundcore Wakey is a perfect, slightly overpowered alarm clock As someone who is decidedly not a morning person, I had aspersions about reviewing the Anker Soundcore Wakey. After all, if audiophiles review headphones, and die-hard gamers review games, what business do I, a person whose snooze button has rubbed a...
13:39, 07/24/2019

Chinese military's rotation of new troops to Hong Kong garrison raises alarm China claimed Thursday that the addition of fresh military troops to the Hong Kong garrison was simply a military rotation, sparking skepticism among US officials and widespread concern in Hong Kong, demonstrating how tense the city is ahead of a 13t...
07:39, 08/30/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and more video options than before. Just months later, however, and Amazon has released a new model call...
04:52, 06/25/2019

As Protesters Fill Hong Kong’s Streets, Businesses Watch Quietly With Alarm A wave of concern has spread through a community of foreign consultants, investors and executives who have made the territory their home and regional headquarters....
11:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. Officials Raise Alarm of Iranian Threat Targeting American Troops in Iraq The White House and Pentagon made the decision after seeing intelligence that showed new activity on the part of Iranian forces since Friday, officials said....
16:52, 05/06/2019

Panic erupts at Newark Airport after flight attendant raises false alarm Pandemonium erupted at Newark Airport on Monday night when an Alaska Airlines flight attendant thought two men looked suspicious and screamed, “Evacuate!” — sparking a mad dash for the exits, according to a report. The employee approached the t...
18:26, 09/03/2019

These Fancy Words Make You Sound Like an Ass Once upon a time, I worked for a newspaper. And that newspaper was looking for ways to cut costs, which meant a combination of layoffs, buyouts and mandatory unpaid time off. In order to create the same amount of content with fewer people, we would n...
20:00, 09/06/2019

How to Sound Interesting in a 'Let's Get Coffee' Email It’s intimidating to email someone whose work you admire, asking for advice, or a coffee chat, or any first meeting that you secretly hope sparks a career-long mentorship. It’s like asking someone on a date while also asking them for a raise. It’s ha...
15:39, 08/08/2019

DC’s go-go sound becomes anti-gentrification battle cry WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s known as go-go music, and this distinct offshoot of funk has been one of the unique sounds of Washington, D.C., for decades. But now go-go has taken on a new mantle: battle hymn for the fight against a gentrification wave...
08:39, 05/30/2019

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop r...
01:13, 06/17/2019

CORRECTED-Russia's Sukhoi passenger plane makes emergency landing due to fire on board - agencies A Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday due to fire on board, Russia's Interfax news agency reported, citing a source....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Chinese military's routine rotation of new troops to Hong Kong garrison raises alarm The rotation of fresh Chinese military troops to the Hong Kong garrison sparked widespread concern Thursday, demonstrating how on edge the city is ahead of a thirteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests....
14:00, 08/29/2019

Adani deal with Myanmar military-linked company raises human rights alarm Australian expert worries Queensland coal may help fund armed forces accused of genocideThe Adani Group has signed a US$290m commercial deal with a holding company controlled by the Myanmar armed forces, who have been accused by UN investigators of c...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Florida boy, 2, died in sweltering van at daycare center after driver turned off safety alarm, report says The 2-year-old Florida boy who died inside a daycare center's sweltering van last week was reportedly left alone after the driver failed to follow protocol and had switched off a safety alarm....
17:52, 08/09/2019

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
01:26, 06/10/2019

Opinion: Five-alarm fire: NHL playoffs show officiating, review process need significant overhaul After the Sharks' win against the Blues in OT of Game 3 of their series due to an illegal hand pass, it's clear NHL officiating is in crisis mode.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

#AtHomeWhileBlack: Police Drag Black North Carolina Homeowner From His Own House After False Alarm A North Carolina man says he was humiliated and thought he was going to be killed when police dragged him out of his house wearing only his boxers after his home security alarm was tripped accidentally....
04:52, 08/27/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline...
17:26, 05/27/2019

A new, see-through frog species discovered from its unique sound This newly-discovered glass frog looks almost identical to another species, but its high-pitched call indicated it's a new species.        ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

How to get surround sound on any headphones with Windows 10 and Xbox One Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Buying a set of surround sound speakers can be an expensive endeavor, generally requiring an A/V receiver and at...
02:26, 07/13/2019

This app helped me get front-row sound from the back of a festival For years, musicians Mike Einziger and Ann Marie Calhoun wanted to provide music fans a better sound experience when they were on tour. Sure, fans who got front-row seats had a great experience, but what about the fans who sat behind the speakers or ...
00:39, 09/08/2019

Adidas’ workout headphones sound almost as stylish as they look I'll admit that when I Adidas' latest headphones, I expected them to be stylish but unsatisfying, the brand covering for any flaws in the hardware itself. And then I spent five minutes wearing a pair of the RPT-01 on-ear wireless headphones...
20:52, 09/06/2019

The Latest: NWS investigating why siren didn’t sound LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest (all times local): 3:25 p.m. The National Weather Service is investigating why a warning wasn’t issued for a small northeast Kansas town when a tornado hit the city. T...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Savion Glover, Listening to the Sound of His Own Searching “There’s always new rules to establish, a new understanding for others to get hip to,” said the master tapper, who has a new show at the Joyce Theater....
21:13, 07/02/2019

Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
14:13, 08/17/2019

Relive the sound of the 80s with a Bluetooth cassette player If you find that having your music in good quality, being able to skip tracks with fast forwarding and fitting all your media onto one device is just too convenient, then we've got good news: Cassette tapes are making a comeback....
13:13, 07/04/2019

Missy Elliott – Beyoncé said: ‘If I sound crazy, don’t put this out!' As she returns to the spotlight, the hip-hop icon talks Michelle Obama, collaborations and the truth behind her hiatusIt must have been an eye-opening experience to watch Missy Elliott’s performance at the MTV video music awards last month if you had...
14:00, 09/14/2019

Acoustic Levitation: Floating on a Wave of Sound Experiments in sound or acoustic levitation are common and ongoing. Dozens of researchers have managed to use sound waves to levitate and move tiny particles and liquid droplets. Multiple vibrating plates are used to create different frequencies and ...
23:26, 06/16/2019

Sound One Drum Bluetooth Speaker Review Sound One Drum wireless speaker is priced at Rs. 3,490, and looks impressive. Does this affordable speaker sound as good as it looks? Find out in our review....
09:13, 06/20/2019

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could have this next-gen sound tech We're expecting the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to come packed with premium features like four rear cameras and a 5G variant, and now it looks like the phone might get another piece of cutting-edge tech: Sound on Display (SoD) tech.SoD means that ins...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Fun fact: Only 8.5% of people watch porn with the sound off Here’s a saucy dinner party tidbit for you: less than 10 percent of people watch porn with the sound off. A staggering 91.5 percent of viewers prefer to watch X-rated content with the sound on, according to data shared with TNW by adult site xHamster...
00:39, 07/12/2019

The Riotous, Internet-Speed Sound of 100 gecs This duo’s debut album, “1000 gecs,” smashes electro-pop, dance music, punk and dozens of other rapid-fire reference points into something genuinely new and exhilarating....
01:26, 09/05/2019

These bats can use leaves as “sound mirrors” for better navigation Enlarge / The leaf-nosed bat, native to Central and South America, has noseleaves that may help project its echolocation calls. (credit: Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Image) Leaf-nosed bats can locate even small prey with echolocation by exploiting an ...
03:52, 08/15/2019

Why are frogs said to make a ‘ribbit’ sound? It's nothing like their croak The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsWhy are frogs thought to go “ribbit”? The frogs in our pond don’t – they are m...
17:00, 09/10/2019

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. United Continental Holdings Inc., which owns United Ai...
22:00, 06/05/2019

What foods reduce testosterone? Certain foods influence hormones. Soy products, dairy, and alcohol all reduce testosterone. Lifestyle changes can help a person maintain their hormone levels. Learn more about some of the foods that lower testosterone here....
10:13, 05/16/2019

How to stop or reduce a stutter There is no cure for a stutter, but there are several steps that can help a person reduce stuttering. These steps include quick tips and long term treatment. Learn about them here....
03:52, 09/11/2019

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The announcement comes amid talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar....
14:26, 08/30/2019

The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and genetically modified animals as an alternative to......
12:26, 06/01/2019

Federal agencies serve search warrants at Truth Aquatics, owner of California boat in Labor Day fire Federal agencies on Sunday served search warrants at the company that owned the Conception boat following a Labor Day fire that left 34 people dead.        ...
09:00, 09/09/2019

Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds alarm over recent ethnically-targeted killings The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed on Thursday his deepest concern and strongly condemned recent attacks against villages in Mali, including mass-killings last weekend in the Mopti region, which l...
17:13, 04/28/2019

Teaching the Bible in Public Schools Is on the Rise Across the Nation, Raising Alarm About the Separation of Church and State An increasing number of states across the U.S., buoyed by a January post by tweeter in chief Donald Trump, are adding Bible study to public school curricula in a move critics see as an attack on the separation of church and state as outlined in the C...
16:00, 05/15/2019