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Ask Alexa for "some hot garbage" and she'll play you some Lonely Island

Tomorrow, The Lonely Island will embark on a two-week tour of the U.S. that will no doubt feature veiny, ‘roided-out cuts from The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Ex...

Ask Alexa for 'some hot garbage' and she'll play you some Lonely Island

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The Lonely Island rap as baseball greats in 'Bash Brothers Experience' Comedic rap group The Lonely Island have released on Netflix what is described as a long-form visual poem titled "The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience."...
01:26, 05/24/2019

The Lonely Island's Unauthorised Bash Brothers Experience: dizzyingly genius TV Like Beyoncé’s Lemonade ... but for 80s baseball players, this ‘visual poem’ sounds unbelievably niche. But it is, in fact, half an hour of hilarious beautyEven by their own standards, The Lonely Island’s new Netflix ‘visual poem’ is a very, very spe...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Surprise, nerds: The Lonely Island is dropping a "visual poem" on Netflix tonight There are few things as exciting as the surprise release—except for maybe free pizza or open bars or finding out you have extra money. Okay, so there are things more exciting than surprise releases, but a surprise release from The Lonely Island ranks...
01:52, 05/23/2019

The Lonely Island releases satire film spoofing Mark McGwire, Jose Canseco The Lonely Island on Thursday dropped a special movie and two songs honoring their love for the Oakland Athletics and the Bash Brothers – Mark McGwire and Jose Canseco....
21:52, 05/23/2019

The Lonely Island's Akiva Schaffer to direct Disney's "meta" new Chip 'N Dale: Rescue Rangers movie Willing into existence a reality in which a single IMDB page must attempt to contain both “Jizz In My Pants” and “the new Chip ‘N Dale movie,” THR reports that Lonely Island favorite Akiva Schaffer has just been tapped as the director of Disney’s lo...
07:00, 05/18/2019

The Lonely Island’s Bash Brothers deliver major-league audacity in a minor-league package Leave it to The Lonely Island to end a three-year sabbatical with a lavishly produced, surprise drop celebrating a nearly forgotten period of baseball history. While Andy Samberg has been busy patrolling the streets of backlot Brooklyn and the whole ...
10:00, 05/24/2019

5 TV shows to binge-watch over Memorial Day weekend, from 'Lonely Island' to 'Catch-22' If you want baking humor ("Nailed It!"), literary humor ("Catch-22") or some combination, we have five shows worth watching this Memorial Day weekend.        ...
04:00, 05/26/2019

The perfect island where horses play in the surf Mozambique's coastline stretches about 2,470 kilometers along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, and most of its beaches remain in pristine condition without hordes of tourists or tacky boardwalks....
14:26, 06/08/2019

Alexa Announcements can now work with any Alexa-enabled device Just because a device has Alexa inside it doesn't mean it can do everything an Amazon Echo can – but Amazon just rolled out an update that adds another feature to third-party devices that was previously an Echo exclusive.The feature in qu...
01:39, 05/28/2019

6-year-old boy calls 911 because he’s lonely, befriends officer A Florida boy who called 911 because he was lonely has now made a friend for life in a kindhearted cop. Tallahassee police officer Joe White responded to a local home after a six-year-old-boy, who is not being named publicly, called the police last w...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years prior to care for her aging relative, who suffered from cancer and dementia. After her death, Mi...
01:13, 06/27/2019

Florida boy called 911 because he was lonely and wanted a friend, police say A young Florida boy called 911 this week and asked the responding officer to be his friend because he was lonely, the Tallahassee Police Department wrote on Facebook....
11:39, 05/09/2019

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
05:52, 05/22/2019

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
00:13, 05/22/2019

A lonely swan that lost her mate several years ago got a special delivery on Thursday (WESH) A lonely swan that lost her mate several years ago got a special delivery on Thursday. Queenie is a 5-year-old black-necked swan in Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando, Florida. Her mate died when someone fed him popcorn. On Thursday, two black...
19:39, 06/01/2019

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
11:26, 06/26/2019

WLTM other lonely mothers – could a friendship app transform the lives of single parents? Single parents say they face a particular kind of isolation – especially when the world of parenting apps is dominated by ‘nuclear families’. One single mother has set out to change thatI became pregnant at 21. It wasn’t planned. I was weeks away fro...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Opinion: Donald Trump's lonely dream of Viktor Orban-like power During his visit to the White House, Hungary's prime minister received a lot of compliments. But the US president's positive opinion of Orban is not shared by his administration, comments Keno Verseck....
20:26, 05/14/2019

PBF to buy Shell's Martinez refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc said on Tuesday its unit has agreed to acquire the Martinez refinery from Equilon Enterprises LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, for as much as $1 billion....
00:39, 06/12/2019

Before you shell out the big bucks for a 5G phone, you need to check out this map first AT&T and Verizon currently are the only carriers offering mobile 5G in the states. AT&T's 5G network covers 19 markets and while it has set U.S. speed records by peaking at 2Gbps, it is available only through the Netgear Nighthawk 5G mobile hot spot....
04:13, 05/15/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
19:52, 05/02/2019

At least 7 civilians killed by errant shell in Egypt Officials in Egypt say at least seven civilians were killed when a shell mistakenly hit a home in Abuel-Lehteni village in the coastal city of el-Arish...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve got....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
00:13, 05/30/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police have said....
20:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-PBF Energy to buy Shell's Martinez, Calif. oil refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc on Tuesday agreed to pay up to $1 billion for a California oil refinery that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been trying to sell for at least four years....
00:39, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-PBF Energy to buy Shell's Martinez, California oil refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc on Tuesday agreed to pay up to $1 billion for a California oil refinery that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been trying to sell for at least four years....
02:39, 06/12/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals....
13:39, 05/02/2019

Venom Protective Shell Case Review: The Best Way To Look After Your Switch On The Go? If you or your kids' Nintendo Switch is likely to be joining you on a holiday this year, Venom's latest case is a smart purchase to protect your investment....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:26, 05/20/2019

Senators: We're cracking down on shell companies and money laundering As senators committed to protecting U.S. national security, upholding the rule of law, and promoting efficient government, we believe the time is right to reform our laws for combating illicit finance....
22:26, 06/18/2019

Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the end of 2020....
13:39, 06/04/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Does Gucci’s £1,800 shell suit signal the return of the 1980s' worst look? The much-mocked item of sportswear has apparently evolved. But it still looks like a migraineName: Gucci oversize waterproof nylon jacket and tracksuit bottoms.Colour: Green, blue, purple, orange and red. Continue reading......
15:39, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil and gas prices....
10:26, 06/04/2019

Pluto could have a liquid ocean hiding underneath a shell of nitrogen ice Scientists think Pluto has liquid oceans under a shell of nitrogen ice. An ocean would be possible due to a layer of gas that exists underneath the ice and above the ocean. The gas acts as a barrier, insulating the two from each other. Visit INSIDER'...
06:39, 05/22/2019

U.S. senators launch bill to broaden shell companies' disclosures A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Monday announced they were introducing a bill to toughen U.S. laws requiring shell companies to disclose their true owners' identity....
06:39, 06/11/2019

Promoted: Popular Shell House Canada comes to a close in Montreal After a successful weekend entertaining and educating Formula 1 fans in Montreal, Shell House comes to an end. Here are the highlights from the Canadian Grand Prix event...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
05:26, 05/23/2019

Baseball play-by-play announcer snags foul ball from the booth What a play by the play-by-play guy! An announcer for the Atlantic League’s Somerset Patriots became part of the action Wednesday night when he bare-handed a screaming foul ball behind home plate during the team’s game against the High Point Rockers ...
17:52, 05/17/2019

Arizona football, other sports extend radio agreements for play-by-play TUCSON – Learfield IMG College and Arizona Athletics have extended their radio agreement with Cumulus Media for an additional five years. With this relationship, the Cumulus Radio family of stations in Tucson will continue to be the local home ...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Daily on Energy: France’s Total skips Shell, BP carbon tax rally SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
21:26, 05/21/2019

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday t...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Dutch court will hear widows' case against Shell over deaths of Ogoni Nine Judges order oil firm to release confidential documents as wives of late Nigerian activists get go-ahead to pursue claimA Dutch court has ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine whether Royal Dutch Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s...
17:13, 05/01/2019

Two Shell oil workers rescued after Nigeria Delta region kidnapping: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) said on Tuesday....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say ab...
08:52, 06/26/2019

Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's Delta region have been rescued: police Two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Niger Delta region last week have been rescued, a police spokesman said on Tuesday....
00:13, 05/01/2019

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
22:13, 05/23/2019

Anderson Cooper reveals he 'feels very lonely' without mom Gloria Vanderbilt Addressing his viewers, Anderson Cooper mentioned that his entire immediate family – his mother, father, and brother – have now passed away.        ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Countries must co-ordinate to reveal shell company owners, fight money laundering: U.K. MP "What you've got to try and do is make sure they can't move it without being spotted," said John Penrose, a U.K. MP and point person on anti-corruption....
02:52, 06/03/2019

Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today Shell money is a form of currency that was used in various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa, and Oceania.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Promoted: Women in Motorsport - Interview with Shell Track Lab F1 Coordinator Kathrin Danihelka We go behind the scenes at the Montreal Shell Track Lab to find out what it's really like to be part of the team that helps to power Scuderia Ferrari...
23:39, 06/12/2019

Apple Jacks are garbage Not since The Takeout declared as a unified staff that loaded fries suck have we have felt compelled to alert our beloved readers to another culinary scourge upon our taste buds: Apple Jacks....
23:13, 06/17/2019

Mario Kart Tour beta hands-on: Microtransactions land like a nasty blue shell Enlarge / This is the only Mario Kart Tour closed beta image we're officially allowed to share. (credit: Nintendo) Nintendo's first racing game for smartphones, Mario Kart Tour, is barreling like a red shell toward a free-to-play launch on iOS and ...
22:26, 05/22/2019

Dutch court to hear case vs. Shell brought by widows of hanged Nigeria activists A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Snapchat's Viral Garbage Machine Strikes Again Snapchat filters—love’em or hate’em, about once a year one goes viral, floods your timeline, and you think to yourself, “Oh yeah, Snapchat still exists.”Read more......
22:00, 05/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Garbage disposals were never really a thing in NYC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addressed the attention surrounding her first garbage disposal experience on Tuesday by claiming that the kitchen appliances “never really became a thing” in the city. Ocasio-Cortez, 29, posted an Instagram story ...
06:52, 05/08/2019

Trump's Immigration Proposal, Much Like His Administration, Is Garbage On Thursday, President Trump is set to unveil a new immigration plan created by his listless son-in-law Jared Kushner—who once auctioned his position in the White House to international investors for green cards—that will lean more toward what migran...
09:26, 05/17/2019

Colts assistant coach's home shot: More than 70 shell casings, purple iPhone case found Shell cases from five different weapons were found at the bullet-riddled residence of Indianapolis Colts assistant coach Parks Frazier.        ...
22:26, 05/15/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
22:13, 06/06/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
06:52, 06/01/2019

A Friendly Reminder That a Lot of Instagram Health Advice Is Garbage There’s bullshit health advice everywhere, but you’d hope that when you follow someone on Insta who looks legit—lots of followers, blue checkmark, solid-looking advice on a blog—you’d get the good stuff. Unfortunately, there’s still a lot of crap out...
15:13, 05/06/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in thousands of bags of garbage being picked up along New York roads and highways. Department of Trans...
12:52, 05/10/2019

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers...
00:52, 06/15/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
00:52, 05/03/2019

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. ...
10:52, 06/05/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, a...
15:26, 05/23/2019

Germany: Police find newborn baby in garbage The child was close to death after being discovered wrapped in towels in a trash sack. Police said the mother had disposed of the newborn shortly after she gave birth to it on Friday....
04:13, 06/18/2019

Ocasio-Cortez blown away by first experience with a garbage disposal New York Rep. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is learning a lot of new things in Washington — including about what a garbage disposal is. The 29-year-old freshman congresswoman posted photos and videos on Instagram showing the apparently “t...
09:52, 05/07/2019

Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
20:13, 06/05/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
06:39, 05/29/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
08:13, 05/08/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic dispute....
01:13, 05/08/2019

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
19:39, 06/06/2019

India's Mount Everest of garbage set to outgrow the Taj Mahal India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.        ...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Mount Everest clean-up team picks up 3 tonnes of garbage A special team has been tasked with cleaning up the world's highest mountain, littered with garbage from decades of commercial mountaineering. Everest is sometimes described as the world's highest rubbish dump....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine President Duterte has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada The Philippine president's spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago be forcibly shipped back to Canada....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
11:52, 05/16/2019

"Who Needs Himalayas?": People Review Delhi's Ghazipur Garbage Dump The huge 'mountain of garbage' at the saturated Ghazipur landfill site still receives tonnes of garbage every day - but Delhi residents have found a unique way of letting their frustration be known.......
18:00, 05/02/2019

Spray foam-encased kitten rescued by Oregon garbage worker HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is recovering after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. Washington County sheriff’s Deputy Brian van Kleef said Thursday that the sanitation wo...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
04:39, 05/17/2019

Countries see Japan’s trash-to-energy plants as solution to garbage woes Countries in Southeast Asia struggling with garbage, some of it imported from developed countries, are turning their attention to Japan's trash-to-energy technology....
22:13, 06/25/2019

Rome doctors warn of health hazards from city’s garbage woes ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city’s streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat. Trash disposal is a deca...
12:52, 06/26/2019

Doctors in Rome Are Warning of Health Hazards from the City’s Overflowing Garbage ROME (AP) — Doctors in Rome are warning of possible health hazards caused by overflowing trash bins in the city’s streets, as the Italian capital struggles with a renewed garbage emergency aggravated by the summer heat.Trash disposal is a...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
11:13, 05/08/2019

WFAN’s Joe Benigno rips Jets over Mike Maccagnan firing: ‘All garbage’ Oh, the pain. Joe Benigno, WFAN’s nutty die-hard Jets fan, handled the team’s stunning news about as well as could be imagined. He let rip one of his trademark rants, hammering the franchise he loves like only the one-time-caller-turned-talk sh...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Unicorns gobble garbage in the first trailer for Pixar's new suburban fantasy, Onward Although Toy Story 4 is getting all the press right now, Pixar still pushes steadily forward with its occasional bursts of original IP. Sometimes that works out (hey, Inside Out, Coco, and the first 10 minutes of Up), and sometimes it definitively do...
11:00, 05/31/2019

SI garbage kingpin who allegedly helped cover up murder still has city license A Staten Island garbage-hauling kingpin was charged with using dumpsters and a waste-transfer station to help hide a murder — yet he still has his city carting license five months after the alleged crime, The Post has learned. William Formica, who ow...
09:13, 05/30/2019

Bosnia’s once-famous rivers now highlight country’s catastrophic garbage problem Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia’s waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions in a region where joblessness and poverty are widespread and where corruption routinely stalls implementation of reform ...
20:00, 05/02/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:13, 05/31/2019

Garbage clogs once crystal-clear Bosnia rivers amid neglect Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and crystal clear waters adored by rafters and adventurers as well as fishermen....
09:26, 05/01/2019

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

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China...
22:52, 05/28/2019

Bears spotted in Canmore neighbourhood prompt garbage disposal reminder Bear educational expert, De Ruyter, says bear have been seen around town already this spring because they're just coming out of hibernation, looking for an easy meal....
16:26, 05/01/2019

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

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Remains found in garbage bag identified as missing Texas girl Maleah Davis The remains discovered scattered along a highway last week in Arkansas has been positively identified as missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, Houston Police confirmed Monday. Police Chief Art Acevedo said the department was “saddened” by the ...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Bosnia's rivers clogged by trash, garbage with no environmental solution in sight Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia's waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions.        ...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:52, 06/17/2019

Even the garbage cans in Disney's 'Star Wars'-themed land have a hidden meaning Kim Renfro/INSIDER Disneyland's newest land Galaxy's Edge is full of references to the original "Star Wars" movie trilogy. All of the trash and recycling cans inside Galaxy's Edge say "trash to sector 3263827" in a written fictional language called...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Garbage collectors in Turkey opened a library full of discarded books headed for a landfill DEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images Garbage collectors in Turkey have opened a library from all the discarded books that were Since word of the library has spread, people have started donating their unwanted books to the cause. The library was initially in...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Talladega raceway pokes fun 'post-apocalyptic wasteland' of garbage left behind by NASCAR fans Talladega Superspeedway tweets a thread of photos inviting followers to tour the “post-apocalyptic wasteland” of garbage, NASCAR memorabilia, and other burnt debris left behind by fans after Sunday’s Geico 500 race in Alabama....
09:52, 04/30/2019

Oregon Woman falls 16 stories down building’s garbage chute, sustains ‘life-threatening’ injuries A woman in Oregon sustained life-threatening injuries after falling 16 stories down a garbage chute at a condo building in Portland on Monday, officials said....
18:52, 06/18/2019

The Terrible Truth About Alexa This week, I read through a history of everything I’ve said to Alexa, and it felt a little bit like reading an old diary. Until I remembered that the things I’ve told Alexa in private are stored on an Amazon server and have possibly been read by an A...
15:26, 04/28/2019

How the BMW X7 voicebot is far better (and a little less advanced) than Alexa I’ve been wanting to test out the Intelligent Personal Assistant in a BMW for quite some time now. Announced last fall, I finally had my chance at a car rally held in Wisconsin recently.  Shown in recent commercials – and competing...
01:39, 05/30/2019

You Can Now Tell Alexa to Delete Your Conversations If you don’t like the idea that your Echo device is recording every question you ask it—all in the interest of, well, whatever Amazon’s reasoning is—you can now wipe its memory each day with a handy voice command. Say this to your device, “Alexa, del...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Alexa Gone Bad: When A.I. Assistants Turn On Us In the new ‘Child’s Play’ film, the wicked Chucky doll is reconceived as an A.I. assistant. But what if our real smart-home helpers rebel in less murderous ways?...
19:13, 06/21/2019

The 7 best Alexa cooking hacks you definitely want to try VoiceBrew Alexa can make your time in the kitchen much easier and more productive. Here are the 7 most surprisingly helpful ways to use Alexa while you're cooking. Alexa is Amazon's virtual assistant and comes built into Echo smart speakers. There ...
02:00, 06/12/2019

How to use Amazon Alexa to get in a quick workout anywhere You can use Amazon Alexa to exercise wherever you are. All you have to do is ask Alexa to start a workout, whether it's a five-minute abs-focused exercise or a seven-minute full body. Here's how....
07:26, 06/08/2019

Alexa will speak Spanish in the US later this year Americans will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish. Amazon launched a new voice model on Monday that will let developers build skills for Spanish-speaking users. The addition to the Alexa Skills Kit for developers comes months before Amazon pla...
02:52, 04/30/2019

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Hey Alexa: How can we escape surveillance capitalism? Where do you go when you want to escape surveillance? When you want to stop feeling like you might be being listened to by microphones, or watched through surveillance cameras, or tracked by invisible tech gremlins burrowed within devices. Certainly...
23:39, 04/30/2019

Alexa will soon be able to speak to US users in Spanish Amazon Echo speaker owners in the US will soon be able to speak to Alexa in Spanish, thanks to an expansion of the Alexa Skills Kit. According to a blog post by Amazon, the company has added a "Spanish for US voice model", which means that Alexa...
11:30, 04/30/2019

Does Asking Alexa Actually Save Time? An Investigation Digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri are easier to use than ever. Not only are they built into smart speakers, these days you can access them via your phone, TVs, and even your smartwatch.Read more......
22:39, 05/02/2019

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unvei...
13:26, 06/16/2019

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

How to Stop a Recording From Waking Alexa Lifehacker recently published a video in which two subjects test the functions of an Amazon Echo. Soon after, our Senior Technology Editor, David Murphy alerted the video team that anyone watching the video at home through speakers would find their E...
23:26, 04/30/2019

Alexa has so many recordings of me, I made a song out of them. Most people don’t realize that Alexa records everything you say to it. The Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler went through his recordings and made a song out of them....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Why Alexa and Siri won’t function as robot helpers “Alexa, are you ready to have a body?” Steady advances in artificial intelligence and natural language processing have made digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa increasingly capable of performing complicated voice commands under different circum...
16:52, 06/04/2019

PSA: You can now delete your voice recordings with an Alexa command Have ever asked anything silly to Alexa, and wished you were able to delete what you just said with a voice command? Amazon has got you covered. The company is now rolling out a pair of Alexa commands that allows you to delete voice recordings withou...
12:52, 05/30/2019

Add This Alexa-Compatible Roomba to the Family For Just $230, Today Only There are a lot of inexpensive robotic vacuums out there, but Roombas are still the most broadly popular, not to mention the easiest to buy replacement parts and accessories for. This model looks very similar to the entry level 650, but with added Wi...
17:52, 05/07/2019

Hey, Google, Alexa and Siri: You finally get what we're saying Voice assistants in our smart devices are better interpret what you want. Microsoft and Google gave a glimpse into the future, with Apple coming soon.        ...
16:52, 05/15/2019

Man buys Tesla with money he made with Alexa's help When Nick Schwab isn't at his day job, working as a software engineer at Ford, he's building voice apps for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant. It's a part-time gig that's proved quite lucrative....
16:52, 05/07/2019

Bolster Your Home Security With This New Alexa Feature We normally bring up AI assistants and smart speakers in the context of keeping your conversations and home life separate from the vigilant ears of these digital helpers (and those who may be listening in) but it turns out, they can serve as security...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest version of the app on the Windows Store is now able to hear the 'wake word' (Alexa, Computer, o...
16:52, 05/07/2019

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-powered wireless headphones to respond to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant by saying the assistant's na...
20:39, 06/11/2019

Here’s what an Apple TV and Alexa look like on an old TV and record player cabinet Enlarge / Apple TV on a vintage TV cabinet. (credit: Thomas Martin Lewins V) Consumer and household tech obviously looks quite different today than it did years ago—there's a significant analog and digital divide, for one thing. Among other things,...
00:39, 06/14/2019

Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican, meet an artist for the tech ageIn a gallery in downtown Manhattan, people are huddling around four l...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could ...
04:52, 05/26/2019

Tell Alexa to set a routine for sunrise instead of a specific time Amazon is rolling out a number of new options for Alexa routines. Starting today, you can set up a routine to trigger actions when your alarm stops. You might prompt Alexa to read your flash briefing a few minutes after your alarm goes off, or perhap...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Alexa's in-skill purchasing comes to the UK, Germany and Japan In-game purchases are now par for the course on mobile, so it wasn't going to be long before the same principle was applied to voice assistants. Last year, Amazon opened up in-skill purchasing to all developers in the US after limited availabili...
20:52, 05/01/2019

Having trouble with Amazon Alexa? You’re not the only one. [Update: It’s fixed.] Update: An Amazon spokesperson told TechCrunch “This afternoon we had an issue that impacted some Alexa customers’ ability to interact with the service. The Alexa service is now operating normally.” If your requests to Alexa are being me...
21:00, 05/16/2019

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Read More...
22:26, 05/06/2019

Garmin hopes Alexa will convince you to buy a dedicated GPS There's no question that dedicated GPS units are on the decline in an era when your smartphone is often good enough for navigation, if not better. Garmin, however, thinks it can stave off obsolescence in a simple way -- by adding a voice assist...
18:26, 06/05/2019

Alexa Bliss was ‘very worried’ WWE career was over during concussion nightmare The fear of her wrestling career being over was real for Alexa Bliss. The WWE superstar had suffered multiple concussions and battled their effects since last fall, causing her to be out of in-ring action for long stretches, along with a few starts a...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make it easier for users to make and receive one-way announcements to and from Alexa built-in devices.Let'...
14:13, 05/25/2019

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultural connotations, and your family history. It’s a goddamn minefield and technology has only made it wo...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Amazon cut the price of Bose's Alexa-enabled soundbar by $200 — you can get it for $499 Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent an...
03:52, 05/10/2019

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

Amazon's Alexa Guard is finally here to monitor your home while you're away Even though music streaming remains the primary use case for Amazon and Google's insanely popular smart speakers, it goes without saying Alexa and Google Assistant can do many other cool, innovative, and practical things simply by listening to your v...
17:13, 05/14/2019

Alexa can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

KitchenAid’s $3,199 SmartOven+ connects to Google Home and Alexa KitchenAid's water- and sauce-resistant Smart Display got most of the attention at CES 2019, but the company also announced a smart oven, which it promised would come with powered grilling, steaming and baking stone attachments. Now, the SmartOv...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Alexa, does the Echo Dot Kids protect children’s privacy? A coalition of child protection and privacy groups has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to investigate a kid-focused edition of Amazon’s Echo smart speaker. The complaint against Amazon Echo Dot Kids, which ...
16:26, 05/09/2019

Amazon Is Getting Closer to Building an Alexa Wearable That Knows When You're Depressed It looks like Amazon is working on a new Alexa-powered gadget that can listen to you and decide how you feel, and make recommendations based on your human emotions. Citing internal documents and an unnamed source, Bloomberg reports that the company h...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Amazon Digital Assistant Alexa Gets New Skill: Amnesia Amazon on Wednesday added the ability to tell its Alexa digital assistant to forget what it has heard in a move that could assuage concerns about Echo devices remembering conversations....
10:13, 05/30/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Amazon brings Alexa to Android TV, Sony Bravias get it first Amazon promised a few months ago that it will bring Alexa to Sony's TVs running Android, despite the issues the US retailer has with Google when it comes to access to their TV platforms. Today, a first sign that Amazon fulfilled that promise has just...
03:52, 06/27/2019

Alexa Chung Is A “Diamond In The Ruffle” At London’s Chopard Party Alexa Chung accepted Chopard’s invitation to the metaphorical ribbon cutting of its revamped London flagship boutique, and used the evening as an opportunity to wear a red carpet-worthy confection by another designer...
00:00, 06/19/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, which also include Google Assistant and Microsoft&#...
13:13, 05/22/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Ecobee unveils its latest Alexa-powered smart thermostat This morning, Ecobee released details on its latest voice-controlled smart thermostat. Rumors circulated last week when the device appeared briefly on the Lowe's website. Today, Ecobee made it official. Breaking away from its numbered naming sch...
20:00, 06/03/2019

Alexa could detect whether you're having a heart attack, study suggests Researchers say that Alexa, some iPhones and Androids could be used to detect if you're having a heart attack by listening to your breathing patterns.       ...
16:39, 06/20/2019

Google Assistant bests Alexa and Siri in most-used medication knowledge Google Assistant is able to deliver more comprehensible and helpful results than Siri and Alexa when asked questions about the top 50 most-used medications.Read More...
22:39, 06/20/2019

Alexa, Siri and Co.: German ministers want to use recordings as evidence in trials Voice assistants, smart TVs and even refrigerators could soon play a role in investigating crimes in Germany, if a group of interior ministers passes a proposal allowing collected data to be used as evidence in court....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers Developers building voice-enabled applications for Amazon Echo and other Alexa-powered devices will now have a new way to validate their abilities, with Amazon’s launch of a new AWS Certified Alexa Skill Builder – Specialty certification...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to the software has introduced the option to invoke Alexa solely through your voice, whether or not the ...
07:13, 05/07/2019

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research rel...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to Toni Reid, Amazon’s vice president for Alexa Experience and Echo....
04:52, 05/21/2019

AI improves Alexa’s error rate with challenging training sets In a new paper, scientists at Amazon's Alexa AI division describe an active learning method that improves Alexa's performance with challenging samples.Read More...
06:39, 06/14/2019

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
00:13, 05/30/2019

Amazon launches ‘Alexa, delete what I said today’ voice command The "Alexa, delete what I said today" voice command now works on Amazon's Echo devices, while an "Alexa, delete what I just said" command is coming soon.Read More...
00:00, 05/30/2019

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

Amazon's Alexa can delete your voice recordings – if you ask Amazon will let you utter the words, “Alexa, delete what I said today,” and recordings from the given day will be wiped out.        ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at her mother's Amazon Alexa smart speaker....
13:26, 06/11/2019

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
16:13, 05/14/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
09:00, 05/27/2019

Why Apple's Siri isn't as smart as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant Computer scientists have been working on some of their underlying technologies for more than half a century — so why can't Apple make Siri work better? Here's where virtual assistants came from and where they go wrong....
03:39, 06/05/2019

Alexa Chung Is Launching An “Original, Unfiltered” YouTube Channel Future episodes will span travel guides, make-up tutorials and a special film exploring the Royal Academy’s summer exhibition accompanied by the curator...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Parents turn to Alexa to tell bedtime stories, research suggests More than a quarter of parents are relying on home assistants such as Alexa, apps and voice notes to read their children a bedtime story, research suggests....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mobile number to your Amazon account, and giving it access to your contacts book, you'll be able t...
09:13, 06/12/2019

Toyota's 2020 Prius Prime arrives with CarPlay and Alexa When Toyota unveiled its revamped Prius Prime plug-in hybrid, we largely liked everything about it -- except for the wonky infotainment system. With the 2020 model, Toyota has corrected that shortcoming, now offering it with both Apple CarPlay and Am...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Amazon considered letting Alexa listen to you without a wake word A patent made public today and filed by Amazon would allow the company's voice assistant Alexa to start recording audio before users say a "wake word." According to the patent, it would allow users to more naturally communicate with their device...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
17:00, 06/15/2019

Toyota brings Alexa and CarPlay to 2018 Camry and Sienna Good news: you don't have to buy a brand new Toyota (or score a very lightly used model) just to get modern mobile conveniences. The automaker has announced that you can add Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay (sorry, no Android Auto) to the 2018 Ca...
05:13, 05/01/2019

Sony is expanding Alexa functionality on its Android-based smart TVs Sony is bringing some new Alexa functionality to its Android TV smart TVs with the new Amazon Alexa Music, Cameras and TV Control app that's rolling out today.The app adds a number of Alexa’s features – like the ability to control ...
22:52, 06/26/2019

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
18:39, 06/21/2019

Kurt Cobain's pizza plate sold for $22,400. Here's more celebrity garbage that sold for big money. While it's true that many celebrity artifacts that make it to Sotheby's or Christie's are more valuable in their pristine, flawless condition, it's also true that some which reach the auction block are things that almost anyone wo...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much more privacy-minded. In turn, tech companies have become far more pro-active about empowering custom...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Comcast Working on Health Monitoring Device For the Elderly But Don't Call it an Alexa Comcast is working on a new in-home device that will monitor your health, according to a new report from CNBC. A source familiar with the product confirmed its existence to Gizmodo but clarified that much of CNBC’s early reporting on the device today...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read More...
04:26, 06/06/2019

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent Millions From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
17:39, 05/29/2019

Apple's Siri needs an update. Here are 7 ideas to be more competitive with Alexa and Google Siri first introduced in 2011, but lags behind Alexa and Google Assistant in consumer surveys. After years of promises, Apple needs to get serious.        ...
17:52, 05/28/2019

Amazon intros the Alexa-powered Echo Show 5 smart display Amazon is trying its hand again at the Echo lineup with a new product, the Echo Show 5. It's a new smart display that, as the name suggests, sports a 5.5-inch display and features Alexa support. Amazon announced the Echo Show 5 is now available for p...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Stanford Team Aims at Alexa and Siri With a Privacy-Minded Alternative A handful of companies already dominate the market for digital assistants. The implications for consumer privacy are a serious concern, researchers say....
13:39, 06/14/2019

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popularize products like audio subscriptions and smart home gadgets....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Amazon adds vocal command to delete saved Alexa recordings Amazon recently announced an easy solution for privacy-conscious individuals to delete the devices’ saved recordings. Now, with a simple voice command, anyone with an Alexa-powered device can wipe it clean of previously recorded data. To be fair, the...
08:39, 05/31/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
02:39, 05/30/2019

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most of these headphones will only allow users to wake up the digital assistant by pushing a dedicated butt...
11:26, 06/12/2019

Alexa Chung Celebrates Barbour Collab With "Simply The Fest" Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw with props for the rounds...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Netflix star Alexa Pano, 14, qualifies for her first U.S. Women's Open in playoff After six attempts, Pano will finally get her chance on women's golf's biggest stage May 30-June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.).        ...
23:26, 05/07/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition from the likes of Sonos and Bose as well, aiming to put their voice assistants on as many third-part...
00:52, 05/22/2019

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and fathers, so it's certainly not surprising to see big discounts offered ahead of June 16 after a first...
15:13, 05/31/2019

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

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa experience for U.S. users. The program, which is currently invite-only, will allow Amazon to incorpora...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
02:52, 05/26/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
13:26, 05/28/2019

First Look: Alexa Chung’s Liam Gallagher-Inspired Barbour Collection Is A “Waxy Dream” “The collaboration was an opportunity for me to explore how the Alexa Chung brand interprets an iconic and historic label that is woven into the British psyche,” the designer tells Vogue...
20:13, 06/09/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
04:26, 06/16/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playback, helping deliver dinner, improving road safety, keeping you informed, and many other things that m...
11:26, 06/21/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far along it is.        ...
21:39, 05/23/2019

Cavalier Air speaker system hands-on: Wireless charging, Alexa control, and big room sound Smart speakers are found in millions of homes today, but that doesn't mean you can't have an intelligent speaker system that looks great and also offers a premium audio experience....
23:00, 04/29/2019

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date.        ...
00:26, 06/07/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Seattle....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Sonos finally supports Google Assistant voice control (and it plays nice with Alexa) I’ve been trying to avoid the word “finally” in my headlines, but I think this one gets a pass: Over a year and a half after it was originally promised, Sonos has brought the Google Assistant to its voice-powered speakers – namely the Sonos One and B...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely records and voiceprints millions of children without their consent or the consent of their parents,” ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

What is Rikers Island? Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman who is serving a 7 ½-year prison sentence on bank and tax fraud charge in a minimum-security facility in Pennsylvania will be transferred to New York City’s infamous Riker’s Island later this week, a so...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Tigers fan on Pujols ball drama: 'I just couldn't take being treated like a garbage bag' Tigers fan Ely Hydes caught Albert Pujols' milestone 2,000th RBI ball but did not give it to MLB, saying Tigers management treated him "terribly."        ...
21:39, 05/10/2019

What you get on a private island for $100,000 a night Banwa Private Island is an all-inclusive luxury retreat in the Philippines that has six villas, a restaurant, unlimited spa treatments and more.        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

You can buy this private island near NYC for $13 million Owner Al Sutton recently listed Columbia Island near NYC for sale, and if you have the $13 million to fork out, Sutton is throwing in neighboring Pea Island to sweeten the deal....
00:52, 06/25/2019

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bron...
23:00, 06/11/2019

What Will the American Love Island Look Like? Get ready for more reality dating than you might even be able to handle. CBS is preparing to debut its version of the hit British dating show Love Island, which will air semi-live five......
00:00, 06/19/2019

The last reactor at Three Mile Island is shutting down Enlarge / The Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant is seen in the early morning hours March 28, 2011, in Middletown, Penn. (credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images) On Wednesday, power company Exelon said that it would be closing the single reactor that it oper...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Two dead in Long Island car crash Two people died in a car crash on Long Island early Sunday, police said. The pair, in a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, collided with the rear of a 2007 Toyota near exit W2 of the Wantagh State Parkway in East Meadow at around 12:50 a.m. — and then veer...
06:39, 06/24/2019

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
00:52, 06/20/2019

The Sims 4’s next expansion is Island Living The Sims 4 Island Living is introducing a number of major new features when it launches later this month. These include entering the water from land.Read More...
07:13, 06/09/2019

The hidden island where women ruled Follow the once-in-a-lifetime trip of Katie Sehl, who travels to Karpathos, Greece, in search of an island matriarchy. Does she find a place where women rule -- or does she discover something else?...
14:52, 05/07/2019

Paul Manafort Won't Be Going to Rikers Island After All Former Trump campaign manager and convicted criminal Paul Manafort was supposed to be held in the Rikers Island jail in New York this month—a notorious hellhole that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has promised to close—while he faced new state charges. Now, it se...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Ecuador: US military could use Galápagos island for flights QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador’s government says it may let the U.S. military use a Galápagos island for aircraft on anti-drug trafficking flights, drawing criticism that the agreement would damage the archipelago’s unique animal and plant...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Three Mile Island nuclear plant will soon shut down The owner of Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania — the site of the worst commercial nuclear power accident in the US — announced Wednesday that it will proceed with a planned shutdown starting June 1. Exelon Corp.’s statement comes two years after the ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Love Island launches its own make-up range – here's where to get it LOVE Island fans can now get their hands on make-up products dedicated to the ITV2 show. Highlighter, bronzer and lipstick are among the merch available....
01:26, 06/06/2019

Rhode Island cop pulls over self-driving vehicle PROVIDENCE — A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because he had never ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

$100,000-a-night private island resort opens A luxurious private resort stretching across an island in the western Philippines has opened for business. But with a price tag of $100,000 a night, Banwa Private Island is among the most expensive getaways anywhere in the world....
14:52, 05/07/2019

NYC island-hopping will crank up the heat on your summer fun When you’re a New Yorker, there’s no need to fly to the Caribbean to go island hopping. Along with the city’s two big islands — Manhattan and Staten — there are plenty of smaller ones, each with its own personality, activities and ways to get there. ...
08:26, 06/01/2019

Man dies in Long Island hit-and-run crash: cops A man died in Suffolk County after being hit by two cars — one of which took off after the crash, police said Sunday. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing Herkimer Street at the intersection of Carlton Street in Mastic...
19:13, 05/05/2019

Australian DJ known as Adam Sky dies on Bali island JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Australian DJ popular on the Asian club circuit has died at a resort complex on the Indonesian island of Bali. Adam Neat’s official social media pages carried a statement confirming his death, saying he died while t...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Love Island The Experience is coming to the UK – How to become an Islander for the day LOVE Island The Experience is the next best thing to actually going on the reality TV show. And it’s coming to the UK, so you can be an Islander for the day....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Norweigan island proposes getting rid of time zone If you’re a stickler for keeping the time, you might not want to go to this island in Norway because they might get rid of time! Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
20:13, 06/20/2019

4,000 People Fear This Is Their Last Election Before Their Island Sinks Residents on Ghoramara fear that the votes they cast on Sunday in the national election may be the last before their island sinks into the Bay of Bengal -- a victim of climate change's growing toll....
11:52, 05/19/2019

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
22:26, 06/14/2019

New feline dubbed the ‘fox-cat’ discovered on French island That’s one foxy cat! A new species of feline — known locally as the fox-cat — may have been discovered on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, according to the French National Office of Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS). The gray-...
04:00, 06/14/2019

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving,...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Three Mile Island nuclear plant to proceed with closure HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident, says it now appears certain it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania and said it will go ahead with a planned...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Manafort to be moved to Rikers Island for new state charges Paul Manafort, the former head of President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, will be moved from federal prison to the infamous Rikers Island jail complex in New York City in connection to new state charges....
19:52, 06/04/2019

The rise of island hopping and counter incident response There’s a rapidly growing arms race between cyber defenders and cyber criminals, as advancements in cybersecurity technologies and practices are matched by sophisticated cyber criminals wielding novel techniques and methods. In order to b...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant Is Shutting Down The Pennsylvania facility, site of a disaster in 1979, has been struggling financially. It will close by the end of September, according to the company that owns it....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Missing Game Dead Island 2 Is Still In Development, Publisher Says In the zombie apocalypse, no corpse is ever truly lifeless, and the same is apparently true of zombie video games. Dead Island 2, the long-missing sequel to Polish studio Techland’s 2011 zombie survival game, has seemingly stumbled back to its decaye...
22:52, 05/24/2019

Coney Island is a shining symbol of NYC’s incredible success Coney Island’s fun zone, which jumps into high gear Memorial Day weekend, marks a victory of civic order over urban chaos — a milestone as precious to the city as was the rebirth of “Slime Square.” The boardwalk and environs miraculously morphed from...
00:52, 05/26/2019

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

On cyclone-shattered island in Mozambique, shock and debris IBO ISLAND, Mozambique (AP) — Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique ripped the island of Ibo apart. Nearly a week after the storm roared in, a visit by The Associated Press found widespread devastation. Roofs were peeled away from the overwhelming m...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Cops looking for suspect in Staten Island attempted rape Cops are hunting for a tattooed man who tried to rape a woman in Staten Island — then fled when she fought him off. The creep followed the 30-year-old victim around 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 into a building near Cary Avenue and Clove Road, where he tried to...
23:26, 06/07/2019

Italian island refunds hotel cost if it rains The Italian island of Elba has a new program called "Elba No Rain." Guests on the island during May can get their night's hotel fee refunded if it rains for too long. Find out just how much it has to pour before you get to stay for free....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Cruise line's $250 million private island opens Thanks to a $250 million transformation, Royal Caribbean's once-sleepy private island retreat in the Bahamas is offering eye-opening travel amenities to its cruise passengers....
14:52, 05/07/2019

Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone The locals on Sommaroy, an island in northern Norway, make the most of their precious summer sun with no regard to conventional timekeeping. Now they want to be world's first time-free zone officially....
04:39, 06/18/2019

Kids critically injured in Staten Island car crash Two children were critically injured when the car they were riding in was sideswiped by another driver on Staten Island on Wednesday night, police said. The girls were riding in a Honda Accord with a relative heading northbound on Hylan Boulevard nea...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Law enforcement split on number of MS-13 members on Long Island How big a problem is the MS-13 gang on Long Island? Law enforcement has released conflicting numbers for how many members the gang has in Nassau and Suffolk counties since a crackdown began two years ago, ranging from a few hundred to thousands. The ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

2 killed when small plane crashes on Long Island SOUTHOLD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed in Long Island, New York, killing the man and woman on board. The Federal Aviation Authority says in a statement that the single-engine Beechcraft A36 plane crashed in Southold at around...
23:26, 06/08/2019

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
22:13, 06/25/2019

Patient from Norwegian island with contaminated water dies COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities say a patient from an island with contaminated water has died after being hospitalized with “gastrointestinal symptoms.” Erik Vigander of the regional hospital entity in southern Norway sai...
14:00, 06/13/2019

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea Island A violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck an island chain off the north coast of Papua New Guinea late Tuesday, knocking out power and sending residents fleeing for safety....
05:00, 05/15/2019

NYPD cop apparently kills himself behind Staten Island precinct An NYPD cop apparently killed himself behind a Staten Island precinct on Friday — the third member of the department to commit suicide this month, sources told The Post. The officer was found inside of a vehicle on Wilcox St., behind the 121st Precin...
02:13, 06/15/2019

More Than 100 Inmates Flew Indonesian Jail On Sumatra Island More than 100 inmates escaped from an Indonesian jail on Sumatra island on Saturday, police said, in the latest breakout to hit the country's creaking prison system....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
01:00, 06/15/2019

Staten Island’s $4.1M deer vasectomy scheme is working After three years of snipping, $4.1 million worth of deer vasectomies have trimmed Staten Island’s randy herd down – by a grand total of 316 animals. The city Parks Department trumpeted a “downward trend in overall population” Friday, after White Buf...
22:39, 06/01/2019

Man struck and killed by dump truck in Coney Island A man was killed Saturday when he was struck by a dump truck while trying to get across a Coney Island street, authorities said. The 58-year-old man was in the crosswalk of Mermaid Avenue and W. 21st Street at about 9:45 a.m. when a 47-year-old drive...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Man found stabbed to death in Long Island home A 32-year-old man was fatally stabbed at a Long Island home, cops said Sunday. The man, whose name was not released, had multiple defensive stab wounds to the arms and hands and there were signs of a struggle in multiple areas of the house on Elliott...
17:26, 06/02/2019

Many items in Rhode Island’s archives are at risk of damage PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An assessment of the Rhode Island state archives has found that many items, including the state’s copy of the Bill of Rights, are at risk of damage because they’re kept in a building that’s not meant for pres...
20:39, 05/28/2019

| Shark attack kills surfer off Reunion Island An attack by a shark has killed a surfer off France's Indian Ocean island of Reunion, the latest fatality in increasingly dangerous waters, emergency services said....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Catch the summer breeze on this hidden Caribbean island If you and your partner are trying to plan an easy breezy honeymoon, the small, unpsoilt island of Nevis is a great choice — quite literally. Nevis is the smaller of the two Caribbean islands that make up the nation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, and the ...
05:13, 06/19/2019

Ireland is soliciting New Yorkers to live on this stunning island A small island off the northwest coast of Ireland has launched an unusual campaign to lure new residents there to bolster its population and make its community “sustainable.” Arranmore Island — an eight-square-mile landmass with a population of some ...
03:13, 06/15/2019

Black bear tried to climb into woman’s car in Rhode Island Don’t pick up hitchhikers. Even furry ones. A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said. The curious b...
05:52, 05/30/2019

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwe...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Man busted on Long Island for impersonating NYPD detective A 55-year-old man was busted in Nassau County impersonating an NYPD detective, police said. Cops said they were investigating an unrelated case at a 7-11 on Merrick Road in Oceanside just before 11 Saturday morning when they were approached by Frank ...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Tan France and Alexa Chung to host Netflix's new fashion competition, Next In Fashion Great news for those of us who enjoy watching Queer Eye and facing some hard truths about how poorly we dress: Netflix has announced a new fashion competition to be hosted by Tan France and fashion designer Alexa Chung. Per a recent press release, Ne...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Long Island woman busted for ‘deplorable’ animal cruelty again A Long Island woman has been busted on animal cruelty charges for the second time in less than two years, officials said Tuesday. Shannon King, 32 — who is currently on probation from a 2017 arrest for neglecting her pit bull — was nabbed...
20:26, 05/21/2019

Long Island driver killed woman he knew in hit-and-run: cops A Long Island driver was busted after he fatally struck a woman he knew and then fled, cops said Tuesday. Mary Ginty, 31, of Sound Beach was walking north on Miller Place Road in Miller Place just before 10 p.m. Monday when 30-year-old John Lang slam...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Residents worried after island washes up just metres from homes in Île-Bizard The waves or the debris they bring could breach the dikes and flood properties. It's why neighbors want to build a wave barrier that will protect most of the homes....
05:52, 05/12/2019

Love Island Star Mike Thalassitis' Cause of Death Revealed Coroners are revealing how Love Island star Mike Thalassitis took his life. The Coroner's Service for North London confirms to E! News that the cause of death was by hanging. A......
00:00, 06/06/2019

Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island In 2001, a smugglers’ yacht washed up in the Azores and disgorged its contents. The island of São Miguel was quickly flooded with high-grade cocaine – and nearly 20 years on, it is still feeling the effects. By Matthew BremnerAround midday on 6 June ...
09:13, 05/10/2019

Bouncer shot twice outside Long Island City strip club A bouncer was shot twice outside a Long Island City strip club Monday morning, police said. The 42-year-old man was struck in the shoulder and leg around 4:40 a.m. while guarding the door to Show Palace Gentleman’s Club on 21st Avenue. Show Pal...
17:26, 05/20/2019

‘Blocked Off From Civilization’: Floodwaters Turn Oklahoma Town Into an Island Braggs, a town of 259 in rural Oklahoma, has become a virtual island. Floodwaters have nearly surrounded it, cutting off residents, who have formed an ad hoc emergency response network...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Whidbey Island, west coast answer to Martha's Vineyard Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Remains of missing Long Island woman found in Florida Florida detectives are probing the death of a missing Long Island woman, whose remains were found last week in the Sunshine State, as a homicide. Jenna Jacobsen, 20, of East Islip, NY, was last seen on April 25 after she traveled to Broward County, F...
22:39, 06/05/2019

Long Island man busted using dummy to drive in carpool lane What a dummy! A Long Island man intent on driving in the carpool lane allegedly propped up a sunglasses-wearing mannequin in the front seat of his car to fool cops into thinking it was a passenger, authorities said Monday. James Britt, 34, dressed th...
03:39, 05/07/2019

Woman and 2 Children Are Found Dead on Staten Island, Police Say All three victims were found in the same room, officials said. The police said officers had been called to the house for a previous domestic incident....
04:00, 06/23/2019

A Strange New Blend of Rock and Plastic Is Forming on a Portuguese Island If you go to the beach, you’re likely to see some form of plastic pollution scattered in the waves or sprinkled among the sand grains. A bottle cap fragment here, a transparent piece of packaging there. But researchers have identified a new, and perh...
21:39, 06/22/2019

Airbnb Backlash: Island Oasis Dreads Becoming Hamptons Hotbed Shelter Island has tried to preserve its character by restricting the short-term rental market, angering many homeowners in the quaint Long Island town....
10:13, 04/29/2019

Strong quake hits island chain off New Zealand; no tsunami A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck an arc of islands off New Zealand on Sunday, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it may cause only minor sea level changes in some coastal areas....
05:13, 06/16/2019

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. Singer women’s facility at the notorious jail at about 2:40 p...
06:52, 06/08/2019

UK-based wind company picks Rhode Island for US headquarters NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A company specializing in wind power blade maintenance has chosen Rhode Island for its U.S. headquarters, a sign of the state’s growing offshore wind industry. Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor told the Boston Globe l...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught ...
02:39, 06/14/2019

Photographer Harold Feinstein, the unsung chronicler of Coney Island He found fame in his teens with images of his native New York, then lost it again. A new film and show aim to give him the recognition he deservesIt began with a great outpouring of images. At 15, Harold Feinstein borrowed his neighbour’s Rolleiflex ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field....
14:52, 05/17/2019

GOP activist sues Rhode Island over launch of sports betting PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Republican activist is suing over sports betting in Rhode Island, saying the state should have sought voter approval before legalizing and launching it. Daniel Harrop said Thursday sports betting should stop pending a statew...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Residents of Norwegian island where sun doesn't set for 69 days in a row want to go 'time-free' Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn't set for 69 days of the year want to go "time-free" and have more flexible school and working hours to make the most of their long summer days....
20:26, 06/19/2019

Giant trilobite fossil found on Australia's Kangaroo Island Paleontologists have discovered a giant new trilobite species on South Australia's Kangaroo Island. The discovery promises insights into the success of arthropods during the Cambrian Explosion....
18:52, 06/13/2019

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky phobia....
00:26, 06/13/2019

3 Long Island teens arrested in school bomb plot Three teenagers on Long Island have been arrested on charges they plotted to build and detonate a bomb at their school. (May 2)        ...
06:13, 05/03/2019

Love Island star: 'No amount of support prepares you for fame' Former Love Islander Eyal Booker has spoken out to stand up for the show over the issues of diversity and support for contestants that have made headlines in recent weeks....
23:13, 06/07/2019

Slain Staten Island mom was service member naturalized by Obama “She was a beautiful person,” said a distraught female pal, one of a dozen emotional friends and colleagues, some in military fatigues, who came to the scene to pay their respects....
09:00, 06/23/2019

Cops use helicopter to rescue elderly man from Staten Island marsh NYPD officers swooped down in a helicopter to rescue an 83-year-old man who was stuck in a Staten Island marsh on Thursday, authorities said. The elderly man got lost and trapped in the waterlogged area in Ocean Breeze soon before 2 p.m. while he was...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Suspect wanted for taking ambulance for joyride in Staten Island A man stole an ambulance in Staten Island early Monday — then swiped an oxygen tank and asthma medication from inside, police said. The scofflaw hopped into a Richmond University Medical Center ambulance shortly before 12:30 a.m., as it was parked in...
23:13, 06/17/2019

How Love Island’s Maura Higgins Became The Most Divisive Woman On Television "Maura Higgins, a sultry 28-year-old model and ring girl from County Longford, Ireland, swept into the villa last week looking like Binky from Made in Chelsea if she were on a night out at Torture Garden"...
00:00, 06/19/2019

The fossil-free quest: How Renault is revolutionising a Portuguese island A further batch of EVs are joining those already on the island We visit the small Portuguese territory of Porto Santo where a growing fleet of electric Renaults is contributing to an ambitious island-wide quest to become greener Cars and the envir...
11:52, 06/24/2019

Man gunned down after fight at Long Island strip club: cops A man was shot dead and a woman wounded early Tuesday following a fight that is believed to have started at a Long Island strip club, authorities said. Investigators believe the fight broke out between the pair and another group inside Mirage Gentlem...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
01:13, 06/24/2019

Body of suspected MS-13 victim discovered in Long Island park The decomposing corpse of what cops believe is a victim of MS-13 has been discovered in a Long Island park, law enforcement sources said Saturday. The remains were found in the Massapequa Preserve, just 100 to 150 feet from where another victim of th...
22:13, 05/26/2019

Long Island man survives lightning strike, being thrown 20 feet in air A Long Island man is lucky to be alive after he was struck by a lightning bolt outside his Northport home — sending him flying around 20 feet through the air, according to police....
00:26, 06/04/2019

Boyfriend of slain Staten Island servicewoman arrested for murder Police have arrested a Staten Island man for the grisly triple homicide of his girlfriend and two young sons, officials announced Sunday. Cops charged Shane Walker, 36, with murder, manslaughter, arson and criminal possession of a weapon for killing ...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Long Island police commissioner is fighting crime — and cancer She took a job fighting crime — but this top cop is also going after breast cancer. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart announced late last week the department would be working with Stony Brook Medicine to make it easier for Long Island...
01:26, 06/17/2019

Yemen government accuses UAE of landing separatists on remote island The Yemeni government has accused the United Arab Emirates of landing around 100 separatist troops on a remote island in the Arabian Sea this week, a claim the UAE denied, deepening a rift between nominal allies in Yemen's war....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Hawaii volcano eruption before and after pictures: How Kilauea has changed the Big Island These pictures show how Mount Kilauea's lava flows destroyed an estimated 700 buildings, covered roads and reshaped the Big Island's coastline.        ...
19:52, 05/03/2019

A Hamptons Hotel Taps Into Rhode Island’s Beach Scene The owners of Gurney’s Montauk, a luxury resort on the tip of Long Island, N.Y., are hoping to replicate their success in the seaside city of Newport....
16:13, 04/28/2019

Injuries reported in Coney Island high-rise fire At least two people were hurt when a fire erupted inside a Brooklyn high-rise Tuesday morning, fire officials said. Firefighters responded shortly before 4:30 a.m. to 444 Neptune Ave. in Coney Island, where they found a fully engulfed apartment on th...
14:52, 06/18/2019

Authorities raid Long Island marijuana grow houses Federal and local authorities raided two marijuana grow houses on Long Island Wednesday as part of an ongoing operation in the area, a law enforcement source told The Post. Officials with ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations, the NYPD and Suffolk C...
22:39, 06/05/2019

Why did a Rhode Island police officer pull over a self-driving shuttle on its first day? A curious Rhode Island police officer pulled over a self-driving shuttle hours into its first day carrying passengers.        ...
05:52, 05/16/2019

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measures at Rikers Island....
11:00, 06/05/2019

Can you picture yourself living on an Irish island? Arranmore is recruiting new residents The Irish island of Arranmore is writing letters asking Americans to consider moving there to boost its dwindling population.       ...
11:52, 06/15/2019

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra: USGS A magnitude 6.2 quake struck southwest of the Indonesian city of Sibolga on the island of Sumatra on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage....
08:26, 06/03/2019

2 killed after small plane crashes on Long Island, dog survives A small, single-engine plane crashed in a field on Long Island’s North Fork on Saturday morning, killing both people on board — but a dog traveling with the couple somehow made it out alive, according to reports and authorities. The man and woman, Lo...
23:52, 06/08/2019

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “e...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospective tenants into in-demand apartments, authorities alleged Tuesday. The trio blew the cash on fur coats...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Cops say shot Staten Island teen called 911 shortly before dying A teenager was fatally shot early Thursday in a quiet residential area of Staten Island after he and a pal tried to rip off a local drug den, law enforcement sources said. Christopher Redmond, 19, was found with a gunshot wound to his chest in front ...
23:52, 06/20/2019

Creative thinking: Researchers propose solar methanol island using ocean CO₂ Enlarge / Artist's rendering of solar methanol islands. (credit: Novaton) Imagine an open ocean, Sun beating down overhead, with 70 islands of solar panels, each 100 meters (328 feet) in diameter, bobbing silently out toward the horizon. The cluste...
23:26, 06/06/2019

Vital global climate monitoring scheme axed on remote UK island For 40 years US and UK teams have been monitoring concentrations of carbon dioxide and methane on Ascension Island, but that operation is under threat...
20:52, 06/06/2019

Trackers see great white shark in Long Island Sound for first time In a circumstance similar to the iconic film Jaws, a great white shark -- one of the most predatory types in the world -- has been detected for the first time in an estuary on the Northeast U.S. coast....
21:26, 05/21/2019

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
16:26, 05/22/2019

Creep arrested for groping girls on line for Coney Island coaster A creep was busted after groping two young girls while waiting to get on a roller coaster at Coney Island, cops said Sunday. The 28-year-old, Evan Reslien, is accused of grabbing a 13-year-old girl’s shoulder and butt at about 10 p.m. Saturday ...
20:52, 06/16/2019

Vaccine rates climb on ‘hippie’ island amid measles outbreak VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates. Since sh...
18:00, 05/20/2019

The Decomposing Bodies of Skull Island: The Unique Funerary Custom of Trunyan Trunyan (also spelled as Terunyan) is a village located on the Indonesian island of Bali. This village is known colloquially as the ‘Skull Island’, due to its unique funerary practice, known as mepasah.  ...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Long Island woman calls 911, tells cops she killed her mom: police A Long Island woman was arrested for murder Tuesday — after she called the cops to report that she’d strangled her 76-year-old mother to death, police said. Sharon Easter, 57, of Central Islip, allegedly confessed to choking her mother wi...
03:13, 06/19/2019

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemeter...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Why Have the Revered Crocodiles of This Island Nation Suddenly Started Killing People? Two scientists traveled to East Timor to help solve a national murder mystery. The culprits, they say, might be migrants from Australia with a taste for blood....
11:52, 06/06/2019

Student sues Long Island school over off-campus party beating A Long Island high school student who had his nose broken, teeth knocked out and face cut in a beating by several other classmates off campus, filed a $10 million notice of claim against his school district for failing to protect him from the bullies...
09:26, 06/12/2019

Peeping Tom recorded video of kids, woman in Long Island bathroom A man was caught on video peeping into the bathroom of a Long Island home — and recording a woman and two children inside, police said. The creep was spotted on home surveillance footage approaching the house on Harrison Street in Elmont shortly befo...
19:13, 06/17/2019

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the h...
01:52, 05/24/2019

When Indian MiGs And French Rafales Bombed A Tiny Island Off Karnataka On May 9, sixteen fighter jets, including eight Indian Navy MiG-29Ks and 8 French Rafale-M jets "clashed" over the Arabian Sea off the coast of Karnataka....
18:39, 06/10/2019

How to watch Love Island online this weekend and catch up on week 2 highlights For the Love Island devotees, that Monday to Friday grind just isn't enough - do they really need to spend Saturday cleaning out the villa?! But if that absent episode is leaving you wanting more then don't worry, there is a host of weekend...
21:26, 06/14/2019

How to watch Love Island online for free: stream season 5 from UK or abroad Grab your closest mates, fire up the TV and get ready to pick up your yearly guilty pleasure - Love Island is back. We've waited 10 long months since we tearfully waved goodbye to last year's contestants, but the behemoth dating show filled...
20:26, 06/03/2019

Jury acquits Rhode Island woman in 1990 Harlem murder A Rhode Island school bus driver was cleared by a Manhattan jury Thursday in the 1990 Harlem cold case murder of her ex-boyfriend — sparing the suburban mom from potentially spending the rest of her life in prison. Zunilda Rosario, of Providence, had...
02:39, 06/14/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
12:52, 05/22/2019

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort may soon end up in Rikers Island jail: lawyer Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump who is serving time in a federal prison, is expected to be arraigned soon in New York on state charges and could end up in the city's Rikers Island jail, his lawyer said on T...
01:26, 06/05/2019

New Yorkers will read the Mueller report for 24 hours in Long Island City It’s Mueller madness in Long Island City. More than 100 theater and TV notables are passing the mic Saturday and Sunday in “Filibustered and Unfiltered,” a 24-hour-long, unabridged reading of the Mueller report, at a venue called the Arc. The p...
22:39, 06/01/2019

Great White Shark Tracked In Long Island Sound For First Time Cabot's 500 pounds of churning white flesh sped though North Carolina waters last week, part of a group traversing shipwrecks, seeking bounties of fish....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Paul Manafort will reportedly be moved from federal lockup to Rikers Island President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort will be moved from a federal prison lockup in Pennsylvania to Rikers Island later this week, a report said Monday. Manhattan District Attorney requested the transfer after a New York grand...
14:26, 06/04/2019

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984.” Orwell arrived at Jura in May 1946, hoping the fresh air would help a chronic lung condition, and ...
02:26, 06/09/2019

Vaccine rates rise on long-wary ‘hippie’ island near Seattle VASHON ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — An idyllic island near Seattle known for its counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates is seeing an increase in the number of children vaccinated for measles and other diseases. Advocates attribute the rising vac...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Roger Stone holds Staten Island fundraiser to help with money woes An upbeat Roger Stone drew a standing-room-only crowd at his Staten Island legal defense fundraiser Saturday night, complaining to supporters about the “relentless attacks” against him in the media but stopping short of violating the gag ...
14:13, 06/23/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board extends reach to island's municipalities Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board on Thursday took unexpected action, adding town and cities to its mandate, which up until now was focused on the island's central government and related entities....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
23:52, 05/16/2019

Stretch of Coney Island’s Mermaid Avenue renamed ‘Woody Guthrie Way’ Our land is officially his land — at least a part of it. Woody Guthrie Way became the latest addition to Coney Island Saturday after a stretch of Mermaid Avenue between West 35th and West 36th streets was renamed in the late folk singer’s honor...
23:52, 06/22/2019

Three Long Island teens arrested for plotting to bomb high school Three teenagers were arrested on Long Island Thursday for planning to build a bomb and detonate the explosive device at their school, cops said. The three 16-year-old students of Connetquot High School in Suffolk County were taken into custody after ...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, officials said....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Long Island pizzeria owner is latest Dominican Republic death A Long Island pizzeria owner joins the growing list of tourists who have died suddenly in the Dominican Republic. Vittorio Caruso, 56 of Glen Cove, died June 17 while staying at the Boca Chica Resort in Santo Domingo, the US State Department confirme...
22:52, 06/22/2019

Woman, two toddlers found dead inside Staten Island home A woman and her two sons were found dead Saturday morning inside a Staten Island home, and her husband — the children’s father — is in custody as a person of interest, law enforcement sources said. The 37-year-old woman and her boys, ages 2 and...
22:52, 06/22/2019

Long Island bar turns away Stony Brook graduate wearing turban Gurvinder Grewal, a recent Stony Brook graduate, went out to meet pals after midnight Saturday night at Harbor Grill in Port Jefferson. But the Sikh 23-year-old was “embarrassed” when security didn’t let him in wearing his religious headw...
01:26, 05/16/2019

Indonesia plans to move capital city out of crowded Java island Indonesia's president has decided to move the capital of the world's fourth most populous country away from the crowded main island of Java, but has yet to finalize a new location, the planning minister said on Monday....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Hawaii’s Big Island struggles to recover a year after massive volcanic eruption LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii — A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in recorded history, people who lost their homes and farms in the disaster are still struggling to retu...
00:52, 05/04/2019

May Mobility self-driving shuttle pulled over on debut Rhode Island drive A Providence police officer, unfamiliar with the odd-looking vehicle, pulled over a self-driving shuttle early Wednesday on its first day carrying passengers....
16:52, 05/16/2019

Self-Driving Shuttle Gets Pulled Over By Police Just Hours After Rhode Island Launch Police in Providence, Rhode Island Wednesday pulled over a May Mobility self-driving shuttle just hours after it was pressed into service for the first time. Making its debut in Rhode Island, the officer pulled in behind the shuttle as it was droppin...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Companies Flock to Issue Bonds on Tiny English Channel Island Companies selling risky debt have flocked to the tiny English Channel island of Guernsey, which is self-governing and known for its low tax and light regulation, in the wake of stricter EU rules aimed to make bond markets more transparent and fair....
12:39, 05/13/2019

Evan Dahm’s Island Book is a quietly empowering adventure for all ages Evan Dahm has shown time and again he’s a master of deliberate, emotional adventures. He has been posting webcomics for well over a decade, each of them a different journey through detailed and imaginative worlds. Rice Boy began in 2006 and was publi...
19:26, 05/15/2019

After game industry failure, Curt Schilling agrees to pay back Rhode Island Schilling poses with the Collector's Edition of 38 Studios' sole release, Kingdoms of Amalur. The long, winding saga of baseball star Curt Schilling's massive business failure in the video game industry may finally be reaching its end. As The Asso...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Tiger Woods’ $20M yacht docks on Long Island ahead of PGA Championship: report Tiger Woods turned heads in Long Island, N.Y., Thursday after docking his $20 million yacht privacy in Oyster Bay ahead of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black....
22:13, 05/02/2019

Rhode Island District Tells Students With Lunch Debt: Only Jelly Sandwiches for You The new policy by Warwick Public Schools drew widespread criticism, with many saying that poorer children should not have to struggle with inadequate nutrition while trying to learn....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Sex Island trip offering 'unlimited romps with 100 women’ returns with new secret location A CONTROVERSIAL party island where men are offered "unlimited" sex with up to 100 women is set to welcome punters back this summer - but this time in a new secret location....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Satellite image shows Chinese fighter jets deployed to contested island A satellite image obtained by CNN show China has deployed a flight of at least four J-10 fighter jets on Woody Island in the South China Sea, the first known deployment of fighter jets there since 2017....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Long Island couple tortured and viciously beat adopted dogs to death: DA A Long Island man and his wife brought three lovable puppies into their Mineola home, where the husband viciously beat the pooches while his spouse did nothing — leaving two dead and another fighting for her life, according to prosecutors. Jessica Ku...
01:26, 05/16/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote island group in Indian Ocean Debris on Cocos (Keeling) Islands was mostly bottles, cutlery, bags and straws, but also included 977,000 shoes, study saysOn the beaches of the tiny Cocos (Keeling) Islands, population 600, marine scientists found 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrus...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Students who owe lunch money in Rhode Island will only get jelly sandwiches until debt is paid Students at a Rhode Island school district who owe money on their lunch accounts will have the sole option of a sunflower butter and jelly sandwich until they are able to pay their balances, the district announced Sunday. Warwick Public Schools, whic...
10:26, 05/08/2019

New Elk Island Visitor Information Centre unveiled ahead of busy summer season Dozens gathered for a grand opening celebration in Elk Island National Park Saturday for the official unveiling of the park's new visitor information centre....
17:26, 05/05/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush is an island-hopping, monster-capturing romp for iOS and Android The new mobile game has you exploring different islands in the Pokémon universe. You can collect new monsters through a simple battle system.Read More...
12:26, 05/16/2019

'A nasty place at the moment': Lord Howe Island tense as rat baiting begins After 20 years of arguments, the eradication plan that has split families and divided neighbours will finally go aheadFor the past few weeks little plastic boxes have been popping up on Lord Howe Island. By mid-May the boxes will be filled with poiso...
00:00, 05/07/2019

3 students accused of plotting to bomb Long Island school using 'The Anarchist Cookbook' Long Island police say a plot to build a bomb and detonate it at a high school has resulted in the arrest of three students and the seizure of a how-to manual for making explosives at the home of one of them....
19:52, 05/03/2019

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist-related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight. Famous for its sunsets, the volcanic...
20:52, 06/21/2019

Love Island may face probe amid fears over mental health of its stars Love Island could be subjected to an Ofcom investigation after a second women's charity raised fears about the treatment and mental health of one of the contestants....
15:39, 06/18/2019

Fireball Island review: A classic 1986 board game returns in style Enlarge / The game has some amazing table presence. Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Stranger Things, Bandersnatch, GLOW—the ‘80s are in,...
12:39, 05/02/2019

City shuts down Staten Island trash hauler indicted in murder case The Staten Island trash hauling company linked to an alleged murder-coverup will be shut down in the coming weeks after city authorities voted Wednesday to deny its application for a new operating license. The city’s Business Integrity Commission una...
13:26, 06/13/2019

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said....
15:26, 05/29/2019

A great white shark was spotted in Long Island Sound for the first time ever, researchers say Researchers tracked a nearly 10-foot long great white shark named Cabot to the Long Island Sound on Monday.        ...
03:26, 05/21/2019

Scientists went to one of the world's most remote island atolls. They found 414 million pieces of plastic The amount of plastic pollution previously thought to exist around the world may be a dramatic underestimate — because the vast majority of plastic pollution may actually be below the surface....
18:13, 05/21/2019

Website crashes while tracking great white shark in Long Island Sound A crush of fans looking to keep tabs on a great white shark spotted in the Long Island Sound apparently took a bite out of the website used to track the beast — which later re-emerged off the coast of the Hamptons. The shark tracker on OCEARCH, a Nov...
19:39, 05/21/2019

Long Island track worker logs more than $255G in overtime hours: report A Long Island Rail Road track worker brought home more than $255,000 last year by working what officials say was a dangerous amount of overtime hours on top of his base pay.  ...
16:26, 04/30/2019

Staten Island man charged with hiring hitman to whack wife’s suspected lover A jilted Staten Island man has been charged with orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to bump off another man with whom he suspected his wife was having an affair. The feds charged Ramon Ramirez, 48-year-old Staten Island resident known as “Obendy,” ...
02:39, 06/14/2019

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the communist-run island, ...
04:39, 06/20/2019

Great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound off coast of Connecticut A great white shark was being tracked by an ocean data group while swimming in the Long Island Sound on Monday. The notorious fish, named Cabot, is 9 feet, 8 inches long and the first known great white spotted in the area off the coast of Connecticut...
04:26, 05/21/2019

Cause of death revealed for Long Island pizzeria owner who died in Dominican Republic Long Island pizzeria owner Vittorio Caruso, the 10th American to die in the Dominican Republic, died from respiratory and heart failure, according to a new report. The preliminary autopsy report was released by the country’s Attorney General’s office...
13:52, 06/25/2019

Cyclone Vayu: NDRF Rescues Pregnant Woman From Island Off Gujarat Coast NDRF and emergency medical services personnel sprang into action as Cyclone Vayu brought heavy rain and winds to Gujarat to rescue two pregnant women and ensure they delivered their children safely...
15:13, 06/13/2019

Dominican tourism minister says autopsy results will reveal causes of deaths, insists island is safe The minister of tourism in the Dominican Republic insisted that the Caribbean island, which welcomed more than 6.5 million visitors from around the world last year, is safe to travel amid a rash of deaths of American tourists at luxury hotels and res...
01:13, 06/21/2019

Paul Manafort not going to Rikers Island, will remain in federal custody after DOJ rejects move, source says The Justice Department has rejected New York County District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s attempt to have former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort transferred to the notorious Rikers Island prison complex ahead of his pending state court trial, amid q...
04:39, 06/18/2019

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

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
20:39, 05/08/2019

Russia likely violating nuclear test ban treaty by conducting secret operations on island, officials say Russia is likely violating an international treaty banning nuclear tests by conducting secret operations on remote islands above the Arctic Circle, a U.S. intelligence assessment revealed Wednesday....
21:26, 05/29/2019

Someone Get Kim Kardashian on the Phone: Trump's Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Headed to Rikers Island I am sure that Kim Kardashian is already on top of this but Paul Manafort, the president’s one-time campaign chairman who’s serving a federal prison sentence, is heading to the notorious Rikers Island jail in New York City where he’s expected to spen...
04:39, 06/05/2019

Ex-Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort to be sent to New York's notorious Rikers Island jail Paul Manafort, the former chief of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, is set to be sent from federal prison to New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail as a local prosecutor pursues state charges against the convicted felon....
17:00, 06/04/2019

Alleged bribers who bought Coney Island apartments paid sliver of market rate It was a steal by any measure. The cash-rich alleged bribers who swindled their way into Coney Island co-ops intended for lower-income New Yorkers paid graft that was significantly more than the units’ intended prices — but a sliver of the market rat...
06:52, 05/23/2019

Cuban travel crackdown: US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting island The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
21:26, 06/04/2019

How a Love Island contestant’s fake bump exposed the truth about maternity-wear modelling Arabella Chi has been identified on the online retailer Asos wearing a range of maternity clothes – and a prosthetic pregnancy stomachThere are two items that I would have modelled fantastically well when I was pregnant: buckets and lingerie. The for...
20:52, 06/26/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Could Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin project be headed to the lunar surface? Bezos will make a rare public appearance Thursday in Washington, D.C., where he's expected to make some sort of an announcement about his secretive rocket venture Blue Origin.        ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

Manafort transferred to NY federal prison ahead of state trial, after Rikers Island move nixed Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was transferred to a federal prison in New York City late Monday ahead of his pending state court trial -- but only after the Justice Department rejected a local district attorney’s widely criticized bid t...
16:13, 06/18/2019

Historian explores ‘Adolf Island’ in doc, claims she faced ‘hostility’ in isle that housed concentration camps Caroline Sturdy Colls believes the number of deaths on the British island of Alderney during World War II is almost double to what was previously thought due to hidden unmarked graves....
13:52, 06/22/2019

Rhode Island School District Accused of Punishing Children with Cold Sandwiches for Outstanding Lunch Debts Each of us have fond memories of gossiping with our homegirls or talking hoops with our homeboys over whatever delicious feasts our school cafeterias served up that day. As a teenager, Taco Salad Day was all the fuel I needed for those infamous rap b...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Our type on paper: the Love Island villa 2018 in Mallorca is a riot of colour, boudoir touches and flamingoes. Here's how to get the look Love Island returns to ITV for its fourth series this June. The 2018 villa is a riot of blue, pink and orange, with plenty of pineapples and flamingos on show. Here's how to replicate the sunny look at home....
03:13, 06/01/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
17:52, 05/17/2019

Awkward: Jeb Bush Just Showed Up To Richard Branson’s Private Island In His Swim Trunks And Asked If He Could Hang Out With Him Like Barack Obama Did Well, here’s an early frontrunner for what could be the most cringe-worthy story of the year: Jeb Bush just showed up to Richard Branson’s private island in his swim trunks and asked if he could hang out with him like Barack Obama did....
05:52, 06/22/2019

Love Island's Sherif Lanre claims he was booted from villa for kicking Molly-Mae in the crotch and making a crude joke Former Love Island contestant Sherif Lanre has claimed he was booted out of the villa for kicking fellow contestant Molly-Mae Hague in the crotch and then making a crude joke about it....
09:39, 06/16/2019

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and the LGBTQ community and her family plan to rally today to demand justice in her name....
21:39, 06/10/2019

At her first prom, a 97-year-old Rhode Island woman wins prom queen Nearly eight decades after her own time in high school, Rhode Island woman Helen Danis attended prom – where she was crowned prom queen.        ...
21:26, 05/29/2019

First look: New Statue of Liberty Museum is crown jewel of Liberty Island upgrade More than two years after breaking ground, and funded by a $100 million public campaign, the new Statue of Liberty Museum opens Thursday.        ...
14:52, 05/14/2019

Love Island star Lucie joins bevvy of babes who love buckle bikinis CELEBRITIES have gone wild for buckle bikinis. The saucy swimwear trend – rocked by Instagram influencers and Love Island stars – is very flattering....
16:26, 06/13/2019