WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-14 23:15

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy'

CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his showboating behavior is a sign of a "healthy...

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy'

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Hong Kong: 36 injured as weapon-wielding mob attacks pro-democracy protesters, journalists At least 36 people were injured Sunday as pro-democracy protesters, journalists and bystanders were attacked by a mob of weapon-wielding masked assailants in white T-shirts....
2019-07-22 15:45

Trump's rhetoric 'makes journalists vulnerable to abuse', says Amal Clooney Lawyer criticises US president at media freedom conference alongside Jeremy HuntThe lawyer Amal Clooney has joined the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, in criticising Donald Trump’s attacks on the media, saying the US president has emboldened individu...
2019-07-10 21:30

Jon Gruden ends NFL dreams on 'Hard Knocks' debut; rookie Johnathan Abram makes impression Typically, the ending of NFL dreams is saved for the season finale of "Hard Knocks." Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden doesn't have time for that.       ...
2019-08-07 20:30

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "re...
2019-07-12 12:45

"Let Democracy Be Democracy": Robert Vadra On Priyanka Gandhi's "Arrest" After Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was stopped by police in Uttar Pradesh on her way to meet the families of 10 tribals killed earlier this week, her husband Robert Vadra came out in support....
2019-07-19 21:45

Healthy Diet: 5 Vegetarian Iron-Rich Recipes For A Healthy Body Iron-Rich Diet: There are a number of excellent iron-rich foods that vegetarians may include in their diet to ensure adequate supplies of iron like greens, beans, lentils, nuts etc....
2019-07-24 16:45

Healthy Diet: 5 Healthy Whole Wheat Recipes To Help You Ditch Refined Flour Whole wheat, just like other whole grains, is a rich source of dietary fibre and protein, which are two of three essential macro-nutrients required for a healthy body. Here are 5 healthy whole wheat......
2019-08-19 14:30

Your Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Help Offset Genetic Risk Of Dementia: Tips For Healthy Eating Adopting a healthy lifestyle comes with numerous benefits and one among them is that it offsets a person's genetic risk of dementia, suggests a new study....
2019-07-16 21:30

Healthy Diet: Make Corn-Based Salads For A Refreshing And Healthy Summer Meal Corns make for a stellar ingredient in a healthy salad for the various health benefits they provide. Here are some ideas for salads you make with corns....
2019-07-04 11:45

I-League Clubs Urge PM To Form Panel To Probe AIFF's Functioning Six I-League clubs have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to save Indian football from victimisation by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by forming an enquiry commission....
2019-07-09 03:30

Major surgeries linked to small decline in mental functioning in older age (Reuters Health) - Major surgery may be tied to a small decline in cognitive functioning when we are older - equivalent, on average, to less than five months of natural brain aging, a new study suggests....
2019-08-08 17:00

Tart Cherry Juice May Improve Brain Functioning In Adults: Study The study published in the journal of 'Food & Function' has found that daily intake of montmorency tart cherry juice improves memory scores among adults, aged 65 to 73 years....
2019-08-01 00:30

Archaeologists Believe 3200-Year-Old Hittite Temple Was a Functioning Lunisolar Calendar Yazılıkaya is a 3,200-year-old building that was known to have been central in religious ceremonies in the capital city of the ancient Hittite Empire, but according to a new scientific theory, it might have served as a working calendar and a sacred c...
2019-07-03 22:45

Healthy Monsoon Diet: 3 Immunity Boosting Teas To Stay Healthy This Monsoon Herbal teas are known as warriors in the battle against poor health. Herbal teas like adrak chai (ginger tea), tulsi tea, masala chai, and even cinnamon tea help boost our immunity. Here are a few......
2019-07-07 07:15

Verizon deal knocks $300 off the Pixel 3 With Father's Day coming a week from this Sunday, Verizon has a good deal on the Google Pixel 3 (spotted first by Droid-Life). Buy a Pixel 3 on a 24-month payment plan and you'll save $300 in the form of 24 monthly bill credits. The deal doesn't requ...
2019-06-08 04:45

Rapinoe has 2 goals and US knocks France out 2-1 Megan Rapinoe went from controversy to triumph, scoring twice for the United States in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champions into the semifinals of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory    ...
2019-06-29 01:30

The Raiders Will Be The Death Of Hard Knocks I do not consider Hard Knocks a part of my sport-watching schedule, so I come to this conclusion solely without bias and based entirely on the hearsay of others, minimal news reports, Antonio Brown’s balloon arrival, and the law of diminishing return...
2019-08-06 04:30

Unseeded Struff knocks out Tsitsipas in Cincinnati Fifth-seed Stefanos Tsitsipas's Cincinnati Masters challenge ended in the second round on Wednesday as he was beaten 6-4 6-7(5) 7-6(6) by unseeded German Jan-Lennard Struff....
2019-08-15 01:15

MLB roundup: Strasburg knocks in 5, earns 12th win Stephen Strasburg did it all for the visiting Washington Nationals on Thursday, earning his National League-leading 12th win, hitting a three-run homer and driving in five runs in a 13-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves....
2019-07-19 13:15

Miocic knocks out Cormier to reclaim UFC crown Stipe Miocic got his revenge, knocking out Daniel Cormier in the fourth round of their rematch to reclaim the UFC heavyweight championship Saturday night at UFC 241 in Anaheim, California....
2019-08-18 07:30

Trump knocks Fed chairman and calls for rate cut President Trump on Monday continued his broadside against Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, saying he has a “horrendous lack of vision,” and calling for the central bank to cut its benchmark interest rate to strengthen the economy....
2019-08-20 01:00

Raiders picked to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’ ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden will be a TV star once again. HBO announced Tuesday that the Raiders will be featured on the network’s “Hard Knocks” show in training camp this summer that gives a behind-the-s...
2019-06-12 04:15

Jay Gruden: 'Hard Knocks' should follow Raiders Redskins coach Jay Gruden would be more than happy for the Oakland Raiders, who are coached by his brother, to be chosen for "Hard Knocks" over his team. "If they were smart, they would go to Oakland," Jay Gruden said....
2019-05-29 23:30

How Dark Patterns Change Our Behavior Websites are working harder than ever to influence our decisions—and even if you know what they’re up to, you can still find yourself adjusting your actions in exactly the way the site wants....
2019-07-01 20:15

Rangers ban man for racist behavior at game The Rangers have indefinitely banned a man after it was determined he directed racist comments and derogatory gestures at a Hispanic family during a game....
2019-08-10 02:30

Kirklin 4 RBIs as Jacksonville St knocks Clemson out of NCAA OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Tre Kirklin homered and drove in four runs as Jacksonville State beat Clemson 9-2 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday. Kirklin hit a three-run homer in the second inning for the Gamecocks (39-22). He drove in another ru...
2019-06-03 01:45

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Herlovsen beat goalkeeper Kim Min-jung from the spot ...
2019-06-18 03:30

No Garden upset: Golovkin knocks out Rolls in 4th round NEW YORK (AP) — Gennady Golovkin’s return to the ring was short and sweet as he knocked out Steve Rolls with 51 seconds remaining in the fourth round of their super middleweight fight Saturday night. There were no titles on the line, and Triple...
2019-06-09 08:00

Tariff Fight Knocks Off China as Top U.S. Trading Partner The standoff between Washington and Beijing has cost China its position as the U.S.’s top trading partner, a shift that could accelerate as President Trump moves to ratchet up tariffs even more....
2019-08-03 16:15

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for the G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28 07:01

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28 12:30

Georgia Tech knocks out Notre Dame 12-6 in ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jackson Webb hit a two-run double and scored twice, Amos Willingham allowed six hits in six innings and Georgia Tech eliminated Notre Dame with a 12-6 win on Wednesday at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Webb’s hit ...
2019-05-23 02:15

Tsitsipas knocks out Edmund as Schwartzman downs Cilic "Defending champion Marin Cilic was cut down to size by Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the second round at the Queen\u0027s Club Championships on Thursday as the rain that has dogged the tournament finally relented."...
2019-06-20 17:45

Outage knocks out Google Calendar on desktop computers Users trying to access the widely used Google calendar from their desktops instead were greeted with a “Not Found Error 404” message.       ...
2019-06-18 19:30

Sky TV deal knocks 26% off mega bundle with Netflix and Sky Box Sets Sky TV deals have been a bit dry in recent months but we've certainly got one for you today that was well worth the wait. You can save 26% (£162) on the price of a Sky TV bundle with both the Entertainment base package and the Ultimate on D...
2019-07-21 15:30

4 Your Health: Reducing impulsive behavior in children Many patients are not being honest with their doctor. Researchers studied the survey responses from over 4,500 people. Roughly half said they did not tell their doctor if they were experiencing life-threatening issues. This included being a sexual as...
2019-08-15 05:00

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism and how visitors to the island should behave....
2019-06-21 07:30

Russia needs to change its behavior for better relations: UK PM May's spokeswoman Britain's relationship with Russia can only change when Moscow changes its behavior, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after President Vladimir Putin said he hoped for better relations under her successor....
2019-06-06 18:30

Watch: Warriors' Stephen Curry knocks down ridiculous three after backpedaling Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry flashed his range with another deep 3-pointer against the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals....
2019-06-03 10:00

On This Day: Mike Tyson knocks out Michael Spinks inside a round James Slater recalls how on June 27 1988 Mike Tyson looked unstoppable The post On This Day: Mike Tyson knocks out Michael Spinks inside a round appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-27 22:30

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland PARIS (AP) — Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3 draw against Scotland on Thursday night ...
2019-06-20 00:15

Judge Knocks Credibility of Qualcomm Executives in Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
2019-05-24 01:00

Cory Booker knocks Trump, refers to him as an 'elderly, out-of-shape man' Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. took some personal shots at President Trump while discussing civility in politics during his Monday night appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers."...
2019-07-23 15:30

Raiders bring dysfunction to ‘Hard Knocks’ in dream come true It’s the “Hard Knocks” we’ve all been hoping for. On Monday, the Oakland Raiders made it official, announcing coach Jon Gruden’s misfit crew will star in the all-access HBO show. Football fans have long-wanted an inside ...
2019-06-12 03:45

‘John Wick 3’ knocks down ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million debut LOS ANGELES — Earth’s Mightiest Heroes put up a good fight, but John Wick put at end to the three-week box office reign of “Avengers: Endgame.” Propelled by positive reviews, “John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum” beat expe...
2019-05-21 15:45

EMERGING MARKETS-Strong dollar knocks Latam FX lower after Fed Latin American currencies weakened against a strong dollar on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected, but chief Jerome Powell's comments disappointed investors who had hoped for a more dovish stance. In a statemen...
2019-07-31 23:30

Watch: Alligator knocks on South Carolina family's door A South Carolina woman said she expected a package delivery when she heard knocking outside her house, but it turned out to be an alligator at her door....
2019-08-06 15:45

With ICE Raids Looming, Immigrants Worry: ‘Every Time Someone Knocks, You Get Scared’ With the possibility of immigration raids looming, many immigrants were worried, and planning to stay out of sight. One family canceled their vacation....
2019-07-13 19:30

OJ Simpson knocks Democrats for failed Trump impeachment attempt O.J. Simpson says he’s afraid of “what’s happening in America” today. Posting a new video on Twitter Wednesday night, the Juice called on US lawmakers to get their acts together — taking a veiled shot at the Democrats fo...
2019-07-18 05:15

Antonio Brown shows off ‘circumcised’ feet during ‘Hard Knocks’ Antonio Brown’s choice in headgear isn’t the only storyline of the NFL preseason. On Tuesday’s episode of “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Oakland Raiders,” viewers were treated to a unique explanation regarding the ...
2019-08-14 15:45

Subway stop floods after downpour knocks out wall in Queens Everybody was surfing — surfing M-T-A. Last night’s downpours took out a temporary wall at the Court Square-23rd Street subway stop in Long Island City, flooding the platform and knocking a man off his feet and nearly onto the track as a train ...
2019-07-18 20:00

Pompeo says ‘no indications’ that Iran is changing its ‘malign behavior’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday that there are “no indications” that Iran is willing to change its “malign behavior” -- as the Iranian regime continues to act aggressively on the world stage....
2019-07-21 05:30

NBA spoke with Raptors about Drake's courtside behavior The rapper's courtside antics, which included a shoulder rub for Raptors coach Nick Nurse, rankled Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer.        ...
2019-05-30 03:45

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
2019-07-18 17:45

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
2019-05-24 19:45

U.K. Airline Bills Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
2019-07-19 03:45

The Bachelorette's Luke Parker Speaks Out About His Onscreen Behavior Luke P. learned an important lesson on last night's episode of The Bachelorette. Never, ever say to a woman in the middle of a speech: "Can I just cut you off for a second?"......
2019-05-29 03:45

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
2019-07-18 00:45

Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019 Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia, the company's latest action to combat "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on its platform....
2019-08-01 23:15

Charity watchdog condemns Oxfam for Haiti behavior LONDON (AP) — England’s charity watchdog has condemned Oxfam for having a “culture of poor behavior,” in connection with the sexual misconduct scandal involving workers in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. The Charity Commission ...
2019-06-11 16:15

Accusations of Kellen Winslow Jr.’s disturbing NFL behavior emerge Kellen Winslow Jr. awaits a lengthy prison sentence. He has already been convicted of rape, indecent exposure and lewd conduct. The former NFL tight end got a mistrial on two more charges of rape and the prosecutor is considering re-trying him. Now s...
2019-06-13 21:30

Raiders’ horseback riders steal show in ‘Hard Knocks’ premiere The Antonio Brown saga may be one of the biggest storylines of “Hard Knocks” with the Oakland Raiders this season, but rookie safety Johnathan Abram became the talk of Twitter during Tuesday’s premiere on HBO. Abram, this year’s 27th overall pick out...
2019-08-07 08:15

AOC knocks fellow Dems for refusing to pass 'accountability' checks on CBP funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. has taken aim at her fellow lawmakers, including those in her own party, for failing to pass measures that would monitor how Customs and Border Protection (CBP) uses congressional funding....
2019-07-02 21:45

Tulsi Gabbard knocks ‘war hawks’ and stands by her foreign policy views The U.S. representative from Hawaii, a Democratic presidential candidate, forcefully defended her foreign policy positions on Thursday at a Washington Post Live event....
2019-06-14 11:30

Biden knocks AOC wing of Democratic Party, warns voters are not ‘way left’ Former Vice President Joe Biden, in an interview aired Friday, took a swing at the far-left wing of the Democratic Party, warning that the majority of Democrats are not “way left” and that moderate Democrats are more electable in general elections. ...
2019-07-05 15:15

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
2019-06-18 15:30

Google cloud outage knocks out Gmail, Discord and Snapchat (updated) No, it's not just you -- many of the internet services you use went down this weekend. Google has reported an outage with its Cloud Platform that made several sites and apps inoperable in some regions on June 2nd (they're still affected as ...
2019-06-03 03:30

eBay voucher code knocks 15% off all tech for today only - iPads, consoles, TVs and more Today's new eBay voucher code is a great chance to save some money on a huge range of electronics. You'll have to be quick though as the voucher code expires at midnight tonight.While 10% and the occasional 15% off eBay voucher codes to app...
2019-05-24 12:15

Mexico: 3 journalists killed in one week Two reporters were gunned down, while a third was found dead in the trunk of a car. Mexico is one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, with a majority of the murder cases going unsolved....
2019-08-04 06:45

The Committee to Protect Journalists Is Unionizing Over the past two years, digital media has seen a groundswell of organizing efforts across the industry. Today, the staff of one of the non-profits at the forefront of defending those outlets’ rights—the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)—has als...
2019-07-17 16:30

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
2019-06-19 10:30

Trump jokes to Putin they should 'get rid' of journalists US president voices disdain for ‘fake news’ at G20 and makes light of election meddlingDonald Trump joked with Vladimir Putin about getting rid of journalists and Russian meddling in US elections when the two leaders met at the G20 summit in Japan.As...
2019-06-28 14:45

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended ...
2019-05-25 06:30

Factbox: Facebook takedowns of 'coordinated inauthentic behavior' in 2019 Facebook said on Thursday it had dismantled a network of fake accounts and pages it said were run by people connected to the government of Saudi Arabia, the company's latest action to combat "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on its platform....
2019-08-01 18:45

Woman billed $105,000 after 'dangerous' behavior forced flight diversion A passenger whose "extremely disruptive behavior" caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort has been sent a bill for £85,000 ($105,000) and permanently banned from the airline....
2019-07-18 17:30

Cramer: The road map is for 'more capricious behavior' from Trump heading into 2020 With President Trump's approval at a two-year high, according to one poll, "he's lost interest in what's happened in the stock market," says CNBC's Jim Cramer....
2019-06-03 17:15

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said "decades of bad behavior" from China have hampered free trade and prompted tariffs and other action from Washington....
2019-08-02 05:15

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit of coercion.”...
2019-06-01 12:45

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Is Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
2019-05-27 21:00

Rush Limbaugh: Here's the real story of Dems' behavior and it's not AOC and Pelosi Radio host Rush Limbaugh was a special guest on "Fox & Friends" Friday, giving his take on the feud between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
2019-07-12 17:45

Discord Explains How It Handles Harassment, Doxxing, And Threatening Behavior Discord, the only way young people communicate via voice after we collectively agreed to stop answering phone calls several years ago, is trying to be more open about how it handles harassment, threats, doxxing, and other forms of abuse on its platfo...
2019-08-14 04:45

Capital One Hacking Suspect Showed Strange Online Behavior The 33-year-old woman accused of executing one of the largest-ever data thefts at a bank showed strange behavior online in recent months, at times bragging about her exploits and discussing deep struggles in her personal life....
2019-07-31 21:15

Newly crowned motorsport champion punished for unsportsmanlike behavior Formula E world champion Jean-Eric Vergne has been ordered to complete a day of community service for unsportsmanlike behavior in the penultimate race of the season in New York....
2019-07-15 17:15

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant returns, knocks down first two shots Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant returned and knocked down his first two shots from deep in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors....
2019-06-11 11:15

Trump dismisses Biden's 2020 chances, knocks his 'mental capacity': 'Everybody knows he doesn't have it' President Trump dismissed Joe Biden's chances of becoming president in 2020, knocking the former vice president's "mental capacity" and hoping Sen. Elizabeth Warren emerges as the Democratic nominee....
2019-06-14 16:00

Richie Incognito un-retires, joins bizarre Raiders in ‘Hard Knocks’ dream Richie Incognito is back and, naturally, he’s in Oakland. Incognito, who hasn’t played football since 2017 and had announced his retirement, signed a one-year deal with the Raiders, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Because an organiz...
2019-05-28 21:30

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
2019-07-18 23:45

Al-Jazeera suspends two journalists over Holocaust report Images of persecution of Jews shown as narration asked ‘why is there a focus only on them?’Al-Jazeera has suspended two journalists after they published a video that suggested Jews had exploited their supposed control of media, financial and academic...
2019-05-21 20:30

Facebook Hiring Journalists To Curate Its New News Tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed plans for a News Tab that will be edited by seasoned journalists, in a departure from its longstanding practice of letting algorithms dictate a user's experience....
2019-08-21 07:00

Facebook is hiring journalists to curate its news tab Facebook on Tuesday confirmed it’s hiring a team of veteran journalists to help curate news stories in its soon-to-launch news tab. The company confirmed the plans after The New York Times on Tuesday reported that Facebook is bringing human curators ...
2019-08-21 02:30

Anglophone journalists in Cameroon fear for their lives The crisis in Cameroon's Anglophone regions has led numerous journalists in affected areas to quit their careers for their safety. Those who stay and insist on reporting on the crisis face threats from all sides....
2019-08-06 22:15

The Best Way For Jeffrey Goldberg To Help Diverse Journalists Would Be To Quit His Job On Thursday, Nieman Lab published a friendly discussion with The Atlantic’s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg and the magazine’s recently-promoted executive editor Adrienne LaFance, in which they addressed the great progress The Atlantic has made in a...
2019-06-07 23:30

Protests Over Restrictions For Journalists In Rajasthan Assembly The Rajasthan assembly authorities have curtailed journalists' movement inside the Vidhan Sabha premises, triggering strong protest on Thursday from the journalists covering the House proceedings....
2019-06-27 23:00

E3 Expo Leaks The Personal Information Of Over 2,000 Journalists A spreadsheet containing the contact information and personal addresses of over 2,000 games journalists, editors, and other content creators was recently found to have been published and publicly accessible on the website of the E3 Expo....
2019-08-03 19:45

British journalists slam use of 'intimidating' lawsuits Press freedom advocates have called for more safeguards from legal attempts to silence journalists. Without them, such lawsuits will continue to pose "a threat to media freedom and public interest advocacy."...
2019-07-22 01:45

Acting DOD chief blames Russia's 'unprofessional' behavior after near-collision with US warship "There was obviously a safety issue there. That behavior was unsafe and unprofessional. We'll have military-to-military conversations with the Russians," Shanahan told reporters outside the Pentagon....
2019-06-07 19:45

China condemns violent behavior in Hong Kong, supports government China's foreign ministry said on Thursday the central government strongly condemns the violent behavior of protesters in Hong Kong and supports the government there....
2019-06-13 10:45

McNamee: Facebook and Google, like China, use data to manipulate behavior and it must stop "They are essentially gathering data about everybody, creating these data voodoo dolls and using that to manipulate the choices available to people," warns early Facebook and Google investor Roger McNamee....
2019-06-10 19:01

‘Abuse Is a Pattern.’ Why These Nations Took the Lead in Criminalizing Controlling Behavior in Relationships At first, it seemed sweet. Natalie Curtis’s boyfriend called her dozens of times a day, keen to hear every detail of what she was doing in her daily life: what she ate for lunch, who she saw at work. But she says the longer she spent with him, ...
2019-06-21 11:15

A Passenger Was Fined $105,000 and Banned for Life for ‘Extremely Disruptive Behavior’ on an Airplane An unruly passenger has been billed $105,000 after her “extremely disruptive behavior” caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort. British budget carrier Jet2 accused passenger Chloe Haines of “a catalogue of aggressive, ...
2019-07-19 12:30

Stone slab reveals oldest evidence of schooling behavior by fish Fish were swimming in unison at least 50 million years ago. Scientists have discovered 259 fossilized fish embedded in an ancient stone, bunched together and all facing the same direction....
2019-05-30 07:15

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
2019-08-13 04:15

Aaron Carter Backtracks After Claiming Michael Jackson's Behavior Was ''Inappropriate'' Aaron Carter is speaking out and clarifying comments he made about Michael Jackson's alleged "inappropriate" behavior. On Monday, news broke about the 31-year-old singer after......
2019-05-22 00:30

ADOT: Driver behavior continues to be a leading factor in fatal crashes The golden light of dawn at Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah / Getty Images PHOENIX – Driver behavior continues to be the leading factor in fatal crashes, according to the 2018 Motor Vehicle Crash Facts report. The Arizona Department of Transportation s...
2019-06-18 19:01

Drake seen massaging Toronto Raptors coach's shoulders as some question his behavior Drake is the Toronto Raptors’ biggest fan so it was no surprise when he showed up on the sidelines of the Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night during the team’s Game 4 win over the Milwaukee Bucks....
2019-05-23 06:15

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toi...
2019-05-21 16:30

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' Concerns of a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of OmanActing US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 additional troops to the Middle ...
2019-06-18 03:45

Common nerve pain drug linked to suicidal behavior, overdose (Reuters Health) - A class of medications used for nerve and muscle pain, including the popular drug Lyrica, increases users' risks for suicidal behavior, unintentional overdoses, injuries and car accidents - and the risks are particularly high for t...
2019-06-18 01:30

U.S. national parks boost online messages to reduce risky behavior To counteract risky behavior possibly inspired by social media videos, photos and just plain bragging, the U.S. National Park System has created apps and videos to help visitors stay safe....
2019-08-21 07:00

Unseeded American Lauren Davis knocks defending champ Angelique Kerber out of Wimbledon Unseeded American Lauren Davis came from a set down to knock out defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round of Wimbledon.        ...
2019-07-04 20:15

"Will Hack Those Who Question": Tamil Politician's Rant On Journalists The chief of BJP ally PMK has taken on journalists, calling them "dogs" and making remarks seen as threats. In a cellphone video that's being widely circulated, PMK chief S Ramadoss is seen recalling......
2019-06-23 14:30

More Journalists Are Being Killed, Arrested and Assaulted as Authoritarianism Spreads Myanmar, nudged by the conscience of the world, recently released two Reuters journalists imprisoned for more than 500 days – good news in what otherwise has been a dismal period for media freedom. The 2019 Press Freedom Index by Reporters With...
2019-06-04 22:30

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that police protect them and give them space to work....
2019-06-11 20:30

Memorial proposed for fallen journalists year after shooting ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The publisher of a Maryland newspaper where a gunman killed five people last year is pushing for a national monument to fallen journalists. Tribune Publishing Chairman David Dreier announced Sunday that a bipartisan group of law...
2019-06-24 00:30

Reporters in Turkey adopt a new beat: Imprisoned journalists Three years ago, a failed coup in Turkey led to a media crackdown. Since then, journalists have banded together to document the cases of reporters imprisoned or charged with crimes against the state....
2019-07-15 10:45

Al-Jazeera says Sudan shuts down bureau, blocks journalists KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The satellite news channel Al-Jazeera says authorities in Sudan have shut down its bureau in Khartoum and banned its reporters from working. Al-Jazeera made the announcement early Friday, describing the decision by Sudan’...
2019-05-31 06:30

How Monsanto manipulates journalists and academics | Carey Gillam Monsanto’s own emails and documents reveal a disinformation campaign to hide its weedkiller’s possible links to cancerOver the past year, evidence of Monsanto’s deceptive efforts to defend the safety of its top-selling Roundup herbicide have been lai...
2019-06-02 06:30

The One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack A 'Cameroon Web' reporter remains in a maximum-security prison, and a writer for 'Kashmir Narrator' will have been imprisoned for one year on August 27....
2019-08-01 16:30

'He always filled the ball park:' Colleagues, journalists on Lido Notable quotes from Tuesday night and through the years about former Chrysler CEO and Chairman Lee Iacocca, from former colleagues, journalists and others....
2019-07-03 06:45

Rise of Estonia's populist right sends journalists packing Estonia's conservative populists have taken aim at their media critics since joining the country's government. High-profile journalists have quit their jobs as a result, and now warn that press freedom may be in danger....
2019-06-27 21:30

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the case....
2019-07-04 20:30

Turkish Prosecutors Charge Economists, Bloomberg Journalists Turkish prosecutors have launched a criminal probe against 38 individuals, including economists and two Bloomberg reporters, for allegedly disseminating fake news and causing chaos on financial markets last summer....
2019-06-14 04:30

Turkish court acquits 3 journalists of supporting terrorism A Turkish court acquitted three journalists Wednesday on charges of producing propaganda for a terrorist organization in connection with a 2016 incident....
2019-07-18 08:15

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India....
2019-06-12 16:30

The Latest: Assange lawyer says charges threaten journalists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local): 5:10 p.m. A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says the “unprecedented charges” against his client threaten all journalists ...
2019-05-24 05:30

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the po...
2019-06-27 20:30

Turkish journalists acquitted of terrorist propaganda charges Erol Onderoglu, the national representative for Reporters Without Borders, was one of three facing 14 years in jail. 140 journalists are currently in prison in Turkey, despite international demands that they be set free....
2019-07-18 03:15

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
2019-06-18 08:15

Faye Dunaway fired from play reportedly for unprofessional behavior, bombing on stage Actress Faye Dunaway was reportedly very unprofessional during her brief time as the solo star of the play “Tea at Five” before being fired from the production....
2019-08-12 23:15

Former neighbors describe young Epstein as 'nerdy,' quiet with no signs of predatory behavior The formative years of disgraced multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein apparently were vastly different from his time as a jet-setting financial titan accused of sexually abusing scores of underage women....
2019-07-18 01:30

Curbing malicious behavior and growing users: Why Twitter stock popped 20% in July From curbing malicious behavior to accelerating user growth, the social media site ended the first half on a high note.       ...
2019-08-11 16:15

Acosta lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Earthquakes WASHINGTON (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored a putback in the 67th minute and D.C. United finished with a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Earthquakes goalkeeper Daniel Vega made some outstanding saves throughout the match, but Ac...
2019-06-02 05:15

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought th...
2019-07-12 16:30

Critics pan Jim Acosta's new book: He has 'become a commentator, not a reporter' Reviews of the new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America" are starting to pour in and they're panning the book and its author, CNN liberal star reporter Jim Acosta, who one critics insisted has "become a comment...
2019-06-14 03:30

Shady Market G2A Offers To Pay Journalists To Run Pre-Written Article Defending Them G2A, a third-party gray market for game keys, doesn’t exactly have a sterling reputation, given the accusations of sub-par security, developer disenfranchisement, and fraud that have surrounded it for years. Today, someone from the company tried to t...
2019-07-09 03:15

Exiled journalists in Costa Rica continue to report on Nicaragua Scores of journalists have fled Nicaragua after a crackdown on the media began in mid-2018. Many in exile in Costa Rica are continuing their mission of holding the country's leaders to account....
2019-07-09 13:30

Watch: India's UN Envoy's "Hand Of Friendship" To Pakistani Journalists Syed Akbaruddin, India's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, made a symbolic gesture of extending "the hand of friendship" to Pakistan on Friday during a media briefing......
2019-08-17 06:15

Kellyanne Conway blasts journalists for only covering economy when the news is bad Kellyanne Conway condemned the media on Monday for ignoring good news about the American economy and focusing only on messages of gloom following growing warnings of a looming recession....
2019-08-19 19:00

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reporting on the “natural world” of dolphins, polar bears,...
2019-06-18 18:15

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”....
2019-05-21 18:45

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and targeted a reporter who wrote a critical book on the com...
2019-08-08 13:45

Freeland says Canada ‘closely following’ reports of attacks on Russian journalists Prominent Russian investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was beaten and kept in custody for 12 hours without a lawyer after he was stopped by police in Moscow last Thursday, according to his lawyer...
2019-06-11 06:15

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
2019-07-05 20:30

Al Jazeera suspends journalists over anti-Semitic Holocaust video Al Jazeera on Sunday suspended two journalists over a video that accused Jewish people of exploiting the Holocaust — and Israel of being the genocide’s “greatest beneficiary.” The viral clip, posted Friday by the broadcaster’s...
2019-05-21 19:45

Noida TV Channel Journalists Granted Bail in Defamation Case Three journalists of a Noida-based TV news channel, who were arrested for allegedly airing defamatory content against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, were granted bail in the defamation......
2019-06-19 19:45

E3 data breach leaks info for thousands of registered journalists Thanks to a staggering bit of negligence on the part of the organization that manages E3, the last and worst "leak" this year affects people from the media who covered the event. As pointed out on YouTube by Sophia Narwitz, a spreadsheet was availabl...
2019-08-03 18:00

Bryan Cranston Praises Journalists in Tony Awards Speech “The media is not the enemy of the people,” said Mr. Cranston, who won best leading actor in a play for his performance as a journalist in “Network.”...
2019-06-10 18:15

With Pens, Paper and Motorcycles, Journalists Chronicle Kashmir Crackdown Kashmir’s newspapers, cut off from technology by the Indian government, are rising to the occasion to serve readers desperate for information in the war-torn region....
2019-08-13 00:45

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
2019-05-28 21:30

Justin Theroux accuses neighbor of 'peeping-Tom' behavior amid ongoing apartment feud Actor Justin Theroux — Jennifer Aniston’s ex-husband — is accusing his Greenwich Village neighbor of being a “peeping-Tom” who keeps shining a flashlight into his apartment....
2019-06-21 14:45

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's military could step in to control the tumult in the s...
2019-07-24 22:15

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces. The post Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior&#...
2019-06-18 03:30

How Americans' financial behavior has changed: Less stock picking, more part-time work Many Americans have altered the way they invest, file tax returns, work jobs and even receive pay in recent years. See the major trends.       ...
2019-06-24 01:15

Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said on Tuesday that he was glad financier Jeffrey Epstein was being prosecuted on sex trafficking charges and defended himself against criticism over the way he handled the case as a former federal prosecutor....
2019-07-09 18:30

Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta held a news conference Wednesday to defend his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein saying he tried to avoid a deal allowing the wealthy financier to "walk free." (July 10) ...
2019-07-11 06:00

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
2019-07-12 23:30

Acosta dodges when asked if Epstein was an 'intelligence asset' Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta declined to answer Wednesday if he had ever been told that Jeffrey Epstein was an intelligence asset during his handling of the 2008 child sex abuse case against the jet-setting financier....
2019-07-11 02:45

Alex Acosta Does an Absolutely Terrible Job Defending Himself Over Epstein A stammering, soft-spoken Labor Secretary Alex Acosta spent his Wednesday afternoon desperately trying to convince a deeply skeptical public that he acted entirely above board while overseeing alleged child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s sweetheart plea de...
2019-07-10 22:30

US briefing: Acosta row, Trump slams ‘foolish’ May and RIP Rip Torn Wednesday’s top story: Trump ‘feels badly’ for labor secretary amid calls to quit over Epstein case. Plus, why so many people think the moon landings were fakedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with t...
2019-07-10 19:45

Acosta’s measured approach was an uncomfortable fit in Trump administration Acosta, who resigned over his handling of a plea deal involving sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, ran afoul of the constituencies that matter to Trump conservatives....
2019-07-13 07:15

Acosta Resigns Amid Pressure Over Epstein Prosecution Alexander Acosta resigned as U.S. labor secretary, bowing to mounting pressure over his handling of a high-profile sex-abuse case when he was a federal prosecutor more than a decade ago....
2019-07-12 23:45

Acosta resignation: 'I hate to see this happen,' says Trump – video The US labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, is resigning following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Donald Trump announced the news on Friday wit...
2019-07-13 06:15

Video game urges players to kill journalists to make them ‘famous in a different way’ A twisted video game featured on Apple and Android devices urged players to gun down journalists to make headlines before the level was yanked by developers. “Sniper 3D Assassin,” which is available on iPads and smartphones, had a mission...
2019-05-21 22:45

Trump and Putin Joke About 'Getting Rid of Journalists' on Anniversary of Capital Gazette Shooting At the G20 Summit in Osaka, United States President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a nice hearty chuckle about ridding their countries of journalists. This happened to came on the one-year anniversary of the Capital Gazette sho...
2019-06-28 17:45

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a...
2019-05-30 03:30

Journalists Locked Up As Yogi Adityanath Visits Hospital? Officials Deny Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to a hospital in Moradabad over the weekend has triggered controversy as a group of local journalists who were at the spot alleged that they were......
2019-07-01 08:15

Journalists to make charitable ‘pitches’ in East Hampton softball game Play ball! The 71st Annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game is coming up on Aug. 17, and the Writers, hoping to keep their three-year winning streak intact, are importing former NY Ranger star Ron Duguay to bolster the lineup at the event — ...
2019-08-16 17:45

DOT's Chao on her 'American Dream,' McConnell's 'graveyard,' new Fallen Journalists Memorial Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao opened up about her Chinese parents and early life as an immigrant child in the United States in speaking to the Faith and Freedom Coalition conference and strategy briefing....
2019-07-09 02:30

Seeking reset with journalists, Macron keeps press room inside Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron will maintain the presidential press room inside the Elysee Palace, backtracking on earlier plans to restrict media access to the heart of French power, as he seeks to fix a bumpy relationship with the media in France...
2019-07-05 16:30

Calcutta High Court Judge Bars Journalists From Entering Her Courtroom Calcutta High Court judge Samapti Chattopadhyay, who is hearing the Bongaon Municipality trust vote and other local body cases, on Wednesday barred journalists from entering her court room till......
2019-07-31 19:15

ABC journalists call on news chief to explain why Adani story was pulled Staff urge management to defend public broadcaster amid allegations of editorial interference by mining giantABC journalists have condemned alleged editorial interference by Adani and called on the news director, Gaven Morris, to explain why a story ...
2019-06-04 17:00

Rahul Gandhi Condemns Arrest Of Journalists By Uttar Pradesh Police Congress president Rahul Gandhi condemned the arrest of three journalists by Uttar Pradesh for allegedly "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and called for their release. The arrests over the......
2019-06-11 08:30

Media watchdog reveals secret Saudi mission for journalists' release Press freedom group Reporters Without Borders said it was only confirming the "unprecedented" mission after Saudi Arabia refused to release 30 jailed journalists and as it prepares to host next year's G20 summit....
2019-07-10 22:30

Big Tech is destroying America’s press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists Big Tech companies such as Google, Facebook and Apple are destroying the economic model that underpins the U.S. press industry, warn lawmakers and journalists....
2019-06-11 23:15

Reporters Without Borders Urges Saudi Arabia to Free 30 Jailed Journalists The press freedom group met with the Saudi foreign minister and justice minister this year, in a visit spurred by outrage over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10 16:15

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Police report shows Hacienda rape suspect’s behavior changed before victim gave birth PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police have released their report on a rape investigation at a Hacienda Healthcare facility after an incapacitated patient with intellectual disabilities gave birth in December. In May, the victim’s family filed a notic...
2019-06-14 09:45

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the sa...
2019-06-12 00:15

Embattled Labor Secretary Acosta says Epstein crimes 'horrific' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Tuesday defended his actions as a former federal prosecutor and called Epstein's cri...
2019-07-09 20:15

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
2019-05-26 03:45

‘The president's insane’: book by CNN's Jim Acosta charts Trump war on press Reporter credits Bannon for ‘enemy of the people’ lineUse of unnamed sources may reignite battle with presidentDonald Trump’s war with the US press began as an act in the absence of effective Democratic opposition then spiraled out of control, accord...
2019-05-25 21:00

Alex Acosta's connection to Jeffrey Epstein scandal explained Alex Acosta has been under fire in recent days for his involvement in a secret 2008 plea deal for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was recently hit with new charges for alleged sex trafficking crimes. ...
2019-07-12 17:45

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stori...
2019-07-11 15:45

Even More Evidence That Alex Acosta Doesn't Care About Child Sex Trafficking Labor Secretary Alex Acosta is facing calls for his resignation over his handling of the first Jeffrey Epstein child sex trafficking case when he was a federal prosecutor, following Epstein’s arrest over the weekend for allegedly trafficking dozens o...
2019-07-10 22:30

On Politics: Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, said he had faced a tough decision in 2008, when he oversaw Jeffrey Epstein’s prosecution and approved a lenient sentence....
2019-07-11 06:45

Labor Secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday praised the new case against financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges and defended the role he played as a federal prosecutor in reaching a plea deal with Epstein that has been criticized as t...
2019-07-10 21:30

Alex Acosta Desperately Tries to Cover for Letting Epstein Off the Hook Three days after billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged by federal prosecutors in the Southern District of New York with sex trafficking young girls in the mid-2000s, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta—the former federal prosecutor who orchestrat...
2019-07-09 19:15

Alex Acosta defends his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case US Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on Tuesday defended his controversial handling of child sex-abuse allegations against Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago and said the new charges lodged by Manhattan federal prosecutors could “more fully br...
2019-07-09 19:30

“Democracy is in retreat.” Why Now? "Democracy today is battered and weakened." That sounds like a political statement ... until you consider the source, and the evidence. See and hear it for yourself in this Chart of the Day....
2019-07-10 22:45

One Free Press Coalition's most urgent cases for July 2019: 10 journalists under threat Journalists often put their own lives on the line or risk detention for their reporting. With press freedom at risk, the One Free Press Coalition is highlighting these 10 most urgent cases for July 2019....
2019-07-01 15:45

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more ass...
2019-05-29 02:15

Adani protest: French journalists arrested while filming anti-coal activities Journalists charged with trespassing after filming Frontline Action on Coal activists include Hugo ClementFour journalists working for the public television network France 2 have been charged with trespassing for filming a protest near the Abbot Poin...
2019-07-22 10:30

Labor Secretary Acosta defends handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended himself Wednesday against charges that he mishandled a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, refused to apologize to the accused perv’s victims and pointed the finger...
2019-07-10 22:45

Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein deal scrutiny President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media with Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, July 12, 2019, before Trump boards Marine One for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then on to Wisco...
2019-07-12 21:45

House Speaker Pelosi calls for Acosta to resign over Epstein deal U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for President Donald Trump's Labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign amid renewed concerns over his handling of sex abuse charges involving wealthy U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-07-09 15:30

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
2019-07-12 22:15

Acosta Defends His Role in Brokering Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal R. Alexander Acosta, the labor secretary, rebuffed calls for his resignation by Democrats, who criticized his decision as a prosecutor in 2008 to accept a lenient sentence for Mr. Epstein....
2019-07-10 22:45

Acosta defends Epstein plea deal as Dems call for his resignation Alex Acosta defended his handling of a controversial plea deal with billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Tuesday as the top three Senate Democratic leaders called on the labor secretary to resign. Acosta took to a Twitter offensive on Tuesday, sayin...
2019-07-09 21:15

Trump's labor chief Acosta to address Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta called a news conference on Wednesday to address his role in a non-prosecution agreement more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-10 20:45

Ex-Palm Beach attorney blasts Alex Acosta over Epstein criticism A former Florida state attorney who was in office during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal in the state slammed current Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who on Wednesday defended his handling of the case. Barry Krischer, who was the...
2019-07-11 06:15

CNN's Jim Acosta fires another shot at Trump, says media is more honest with Americans than the president is American media outlets have been much more "honest and straightforward" than President Trump, CNN's Jim Acosta said in an interview published on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 04:30

Trump says Labor Secretary Acosta resigning amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade a...
2019-07-12 16:30

Acosta to hold news conference in wake of Epstein case criticism Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon – a day after President Trump said he will look “very closely” at Acosta’s handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. A...
2019-07-10 19:15

Jim Acosta's CNN role further muddied by upcoming book: 'You can’t tell the difference between him and a paid pundit' CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s upcoming book has raised eyebrows both inside and outside of the network’s newsroom, as the outspoken Acosta continues to blur the line between reporter and analyst....
2019-05-23 15:45

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. But Acosta’s backers on Capitol Hi...
2019-07-09 05:30

Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Killing Rohingya Served Less Time in Prison Than the Journalists Who Exposed Them Seven Myanmar soldiers who were jailed for killing 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys were released early, ultimately serving less time than two journalists who exposed their crimes, Reuters reports. Several sources including two prison officials and tw...
2019-05-27 21:45

Burner Phones, Leaks to Journalists: Regulators Probe Suspected Insider-Trading Scheme A former Citigroup employee was the alleged middleman in what authorities believe may be an insider trading scheme, according to people familiar with the matter and disclosures in a U.K. court case....
2019-06-28 11:15

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, two journalists confirmed dead A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
2019-07-12 23:45

Trump backs Labor chief Acosta, says will look into matter amid Epstein case U.S. President Donald Trump backed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday but said he would look into how Acosta handled financier Jeffrey Epstein's case during his tenure as a U.S. prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-09 20:15

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
2019-07-12 17:45

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over his role in sex case plea deal Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday as scrutiny intensified about the non-prosecutorial plea deal he made with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein in a sex case when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in 2008....
2019-07-12 16:15

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-12 11:15

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Defends His Role in Epstein Plea Deal Embattled Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended his role in handling Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal negotiations as the U.S. Attorney in South Florida in 2008, saying that “facts are being overlooked” and he acted to make sure Epstein d...
2019-07-11 04:30

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he...
2019-07-12 19:30

Trump Says He Will Nominate Eugene Scalia for Labor Secretary Following Alex Acosta’s Resignation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he will nominate lawyer Eugene Scalia to be his new labor secretary. Scalia is the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. He is a partner in the Washington office of the Gibson, Dunn ...
2019-07-19 09:01

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, but said he, too, would look into...
2019-07-10 00:15

A Cursed Story About Jim Acosta Singing Christmas Carols With Sarah Huckabee Sanders As Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ time at the White House winds down, some reporters can’t wait to party with the soon-to-be former press secretary. CNN’s Jim Acosta, however, already has a weird party anecdote to share....
2019-06-21 17:15

Pelosi calls for Acosta to step down over Epstein plea deal, hits Trump House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down for what she called an “unconscionable agreement” with Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged earlier with sex trafficking in New York City federal court....
2019-07-09 08:15

Embattled Alex Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation The episode reignited this week when federal prosecutors in New York brought a new round of child sex-trafficking charges against the wealthy hedge fund manager....
2019-07-11 19:15

Pelosi adds her voice to those calling for Acosta’s resignation for earlier Epstein case The House speaker said in a tweet that the former U.S. attorney made an “unconscionable agreement” with the financier in 2007 in another case involving sex trafficking allegations....
2019-07-09 15:45

House panel wants Alexander Acosta to explain Jefferey Epstein plea deal Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee want Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to appear before the panel to explain his role in a plea deal that put sex offender Jefferey Epstein behind bars for only 13 months. Acosta was the US attorney ...
2019-07-10 22:45

Sudan plots path towards democracy Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the military have signed a constitutional declaration. The two sides are aiming to put the country on a course toward democratization, but the path will prove challenging....
2019-08-06 04:30

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue read...
2019-06-22 10:30

Could Camden's climate assembly help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected local people there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There are students and builders, a civil servant, an en...
2019-07-19 14:00

Opinion: Hong Kong wants democracy More than one million people took to Hong Kong's streets on Sunday to protest the new extradition-to-China law. What they're calling for is totally legitimate, says Alexander Görlach....
2019-06-12 21:15

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
2019-06-05 13:45

Opinion: Turkish democracy is still alive The Turkish opposition's victory over the ruling party in Istanbul’s rerun election is an important victory for democracy. It also sets the stage for a possible shift in the country's politics, writes DW's Erkan Arikan....
2019-06-24 07:15

4 Your Health: Low cholesterol not always healthy The belief that having low cholesterol is healthy may not always be true. NBC News A new study suggests having very low cholesterol is not always a good thing. Researchers from Penn State tracked 96 thousand healthy adults for 9 years. They found peo...
2019-07-03 22:15

Labor Secretary Acosta announces he will step down, amid criticism over Epstein plea deal Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he will be stepping down over his past involvement in a highly controversial plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is now facing sex trafficking charges....
2019-07-12 17:45

Acosta's successor at Labor faces scrutiny for work with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff Incoming acting Labor Secretary Patrick Pizzella will take the helm of the department after the resignation Friday of Alex Acosta, who faced scrutiny over his role in prosecuting alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein more than a decade ago....
2019-07-13 01:00

Labor Secretary Acosta to hold press conference to address handling of Jeffrey Epstein Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has scheduled a press conference for Wednesday afternoon to address his handling the of the prosecution for sex crimes of Jeffrey Epstein in 2008....
2019-07-10 20:15

Under-fire Alex Acosta defends 2008 prosecution of Jeffery Epstein as defending victims Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta defended his handling of the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes as a decision that protected the victims in the case because it allowed them to avoid a trial where they could be cross-examined by ...
2019-07-10 22:45

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
2019-07-12 22:15

CNN's Jim Acosta refers to rise of Tea Party as 'ghosts of the 20th century,' says he saw 'racist imagery' at rallies CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta knocked the Tea Party in his new book, referring to the movement as "ghosts of the twentieth century" that emerged in the Obama years. ...
2019-06-13 01:15

Tillis defends Acosta from calls to resign amid Epstein scandal: 'Has been a great secretary' Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said the effort to remove Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta from office is a political ploy and claimed he'd vote to confirm him again, even after learning all the current facts about the Jeffrey Epstein case. ...
2019-07-12 00:15

Alex Acosta’s recollection of Jeffrey Epstein deal ‘completely wrong’: former state attorney Trump's labour secretary insisted Wednesday that the deal in which the billionaire pleaded guilty to lesser state charges was the toughest he could have gotten at the time....
2019-07-11 02:15

Labor secretary Acosta defends Epstein plea deal amid calls for resignation The former US attorney claims the deal secured a greater penalty for Epstein than state officials otherwise would have managedThe embattled labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, on Wednesday defended the terms of a non-prosecution agreement he made 10 y...
2019-07-11 05:15

House oversight panel asks Alex Acosta to testify on Jeffrey Epstein plea The House oversight committee asked Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to testify about his involvement in negotiating a deal that put billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in jail for 13 months for sex crimes....
2019-07-11 05:30

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ago for financier Jeffrey Epstein, as the Trump administration fought back and the secretary himself de...
2019-07-09 19:30

Watch: Labor Sec. Alex Acosta speaks on Jeffrey Epstein as Democrats demand resignation Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
2019-07-10 20:45

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of social democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. DW looks at the ups and downs of Europe's left-leaning parties....
2019-06-11 00:15

SCOTUS’s Ruling on Gerrymandering Endangers US Democracy If you were among those hoping, as were we, that Chief Justice John Roberts would vote to save American democracy from unbridled partisanship, we offer our sincere condolences. Writing for the Court in Rucho v. Common Cause, the gerrymandering case d...
2019-07-11 13:15

Germans support democracy, but are concerned about Islam A study by the Bertelsmann Foundation found 89% of respondents, across all religions, consider democracy to be a good form of government. But half of respondents expressed concern over Islam....
2019-07-11 14:45

"They Have Gravely Damaged Democracy": P Chidambaram On Karnataka, Goa Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday attacked the BJP-ruled government over the political crisis in Karnataka and Goa, saying they have "gravely damaged" democracy and that the......
2019-07-11 12:30

Social media bots are damaging our democracy Social media has become our town crier. When major news breaks, roughly two-thirds of American adults now find out about it online in real-time. But the aftermath of the week's third mass shooting, environmental catastrophe or political meltdown...
2019-08-16 12:45

The Choice in India: ‘Our Trump’ or a Messier Democracy The results of India’s parliamentary election will reveal not just a decision on Narendra Modi, but a deeper decision on what kind of government Indians want....
2019-05-22 18:15

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 18:45

Will Sudan’s military crush hope for democracy? At least 35 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in demonstrations, but protesters have vowed to continue their effort despite security forces’ vicious crackdown....
2019-06-05 10:45

| ANALYSIS: Turmoil in Africa’s ‘model democracy’ Everywhere you look, there is back-stabbing, defections, grandstanding and chaos. Joel Konopo looks at the disjointed state of politics in Botswana as the election nears....
2019-08-02 10:15

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of violence in Afghanistan....
2019-05-21 21:01

New York Times op-ed: 'I know everyone's tired, but democracy is not going to save itself' Michelle Goldberg warned that President Trump is "unbound," arguing that his remark this week on potentially accepting dirt from foreign countries on his political rivals shows he has "no loyalty" to the United States. ...
2019-06-14 22:15

Karnataka Crisis: BJP "Strangulating" Democracy, Says Congress The Congress in Maharashtra accused the BJP of attempting to destablise the democratically-elected government in Karnataka, where over a dozen legislators of the ruling combine have resigned....
2019-07-10 16:30

Turkish democracy 'backsliding,' EU says in membership report An EU Commission report has said membership talks with Turkey are at a "standstill," citing eroding civil liberties and rule of law under President Erdogan. Turkey has called the assessment inaccurate....
2019-05-29 18:45

Democracy, Property and Oligarchy in Hong Kong Maintaining Hong Kong’s position as a global financial powerhouse requires urgent action not only on resolving the political stalemate but also on deep, festering problems with the city’s economic model....
2019-08-08 15:00

Myanmar's democracy is letting down a young generation Young people in Myanmar were enamored by the promise of democracy when Suu Kyi took power. Now they wonder if there is any hope for the future, as dissenters are thrown in jail and the military calls the shots....
2019-05-30 14:15

Protests in Albania: Its democracy and EU future at stake Albania’s opposition parties hold their latest anti-government protest Saturday with a strong likelihood that it will turn violent, dealing another blow to the country’s shrinking to launch EU membership negotiations...
2019-06-07 18:30

Best 'Hard Knocks' moments: From J.J. Watt workouts to rants from Rex Ryan and Bob Wylie In anticipation of "Hard Knocks" with the Oakland Raiders, here's a look at the greatest moments in the show's 13-season history.       ...
2019-08-06 11:45

Judge Orders Baton Rouge to Release Psych Report of Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling Amid Reports of Abuse, Unprofessional Behavior Days after Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul admitted that Blane Salamoni, the police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling in 2016, should never have been hired, a Louisiana judge has ordered the city of Baton Rouge to release a psychologica...
2019-08-08 02:00

A healthy dog was euthanized so it could be buried with its owner The dog arrived at the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter in Chesterfield, Virginia, on March 8 after her owner’s death. Courtesy: CNN (CNN)—Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix was euthanized to fulfill her late owner’s dying wish that the dog b...
2019-05-23 03:30

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and m...
2019-05-21 19:30

Veggie-forward Le Jardinier isn’t as healthy as it looks “Eat your vegetables” seems to be the mantra at beautiful, bustling Le Jardinier — the best new restaurant East Midtown has seen in a long, long time. But is it really? Its publicity material says it’s “vegetable-driven.” That’s echoed in a pre...
2019-06-19 12:00

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselves against slowing growth in the broader market....
2019-07-12 21:45

Can’t lose weight? These ‘healthy’ foods could be getting in your way WHY can’t I lose weight? If this is a question you often ask yourself, look at the foods you eat. Making these mistakes could be hindering your diet....
2019-07-06 13:45

It's OK. Don't Cook. This Approach Is Surprisingly Healthy. There’s so much pressure to put dinner on the table, but we often lack the time. Good news: A rising wave of services and strategies let you eat well without getting anywhere near a stove....
2019-06-06 09:45

Dog gone: healthy pet put down in Virginia so it can be buried with owner Debate rages after dog was euthanised according to owner’s dying wishThe unusual death of a woman’s dog in Virginia has sparked outcry and a debate over whether it is ok to kill a healthy pet and bury it with its owner according to their dying wish.E...
2019-05-23 07:30

The best kitchen gadgets for eating healthy 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...
2019-06-14 04:00

Antonio Brown gives 'Hard Knocks' viewers an up-close look at his cryotherapy-burned feet Viewers of Tuesday night's "Hard Knocks" got an up-close-and-personal look at the carnage that is the bottom of Antonio Brown's feet.       ...
2019-08-14 11:15

Nancy Pelosi calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta's resignation over deal cut for Jeffrey Epstein Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi called for the resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta for his involvement in a non-prosecution deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was then being investigated under suspicion of sex...
2019-07-10 11:45

Amid calls to resign, Labor chief Alex Acosta defends deal with Epstein in 2008 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta said Tuesday prosecutors have more evidence against Jeffrey Epstein than he did a decade ago, when he gave the billionaire philanthropist and sex offender an immunity deal....
2019-07-10 04:45

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has now been charged with sex trafficking in underage girls....
2019-07-10 21:30

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein while serving as U.S. attorney in Miami....
2019-07-09 21:15

'View' hosts call for Alexander Acosta's resignation over Epstein deal: Allowed 'new victims to be victimized' 'The View' hosts blasted Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Tuesday, calling for his resignation over his decision to offer billionaire Jeffrey Epstein -- indicted for sex trafficking -- a "sweetheart" plea deal in 2008 when Acosta was U.S. attorney...
2019-07-09 18:45

Pelosi, Schumer Call on Secretary Acosta to Resign for His ‘Unconscionable’ Role in Jeffrey Epstein Scandal The two leading Democrats in Congress are calling on President Trump’s Labor Secretary, Alexander Acosta, to resign over his role in billionaire Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-trafficking scandal. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tweeted her call for Ac...
2019-07-09 19:00

Anti-Trump CNN star Jim Acosta claims president's fans make some reporters 'feel endangered' CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said some of his media colleagues now live in fear of Trump supporters, during a Tuesday interview for his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." ...
2019-06-19 01:30

Labor Secretary Acosta defends role in Epstein plea deal, faults state prosecutors Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta pushed back Wednesday against calls for him to step down over his past involvement in a plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged in federal court this week with sex trafficking -- saying his office fou...
2019-07-10 23:01

Kamala Harris, a critic of Acosta's Epstein plea deal, under fire for agreement she negotiated as California AG Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is facing questions over a plea deal her office negotiated during her stint as California’s attorney general that allowed a disgraced former San Diego mayor to avoid registering as a sex offender and do...
2019-07-19 13:30

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrad...
2019-07-11 23:30

‘Unmasked’ book ranks media members who hate President Trump the most, from Jim Acosta to Mika Brzezinski A new book, “Unmasked -- Big Media's War Against Trump,” has named CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta as member of the media who “hates” President Trump the most....
2019-05-30 15:00

Democracy Is Being Killed In Karnataka, Congress Tells Lok Sabha Ahead of the Karnataka Assembly vote on confidence motion of the Congress-JDS coalition government, leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury alleged that the BJP is conspiring to bring......
2019-07-19 15:15

| Pro-democracy push causes transport chaos in Hong Kong Peak-hour morning train travel and international flights in Hong Kong were thrown into chaos as pro-democracy protesters launched an attempted city-wide strike to ramp up pressure on the financial hub's embattled leaders....
2019-08-05 21:15

Poland’s democracy anniversary exposes political divisions Celebrations of Poland’s 30 years of democracy have been marred by political divisions over the assessment of the 1989 elections that ended communist rule and over the course of the current right-wing government...
2019-06-04 20:30

The Latest: EU urges release of China democracy activists The European Union is mourning the victims of the 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen pro-democracy protests on its 30th anniversary and calling on China to release pro-democracy activists...
2019-06-04 08:15

Istanbul votes again in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan The votes of millions of Istanbul residents were being counted on Sunday after polls closed on a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies, and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
2019-06-23 18:45

Hong Kong police clash with pro-democracy protesters Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."...
2019-07-08 11:15

Why Modi’s Kashmir coup threatens India’s democracy Clumsy intervention by Trump in dispute over Kashmir may have prompted Indian PM to actIt’s tempting, though illogical, to blame Donald Trump for all the world’s ills. Yet was it America’s self-aggrandising president who triggered last week’s sudden ...
2019-08-10 15:30

Istanbul's new mayor says 'no individual or power' can threaten democracy Ekrem Imamoglu, the winner of Istanbul's mayoral election re-run, has issued a thinly veiled warning to Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect democracy, and that whoever "decides not to serve the people and prioritizes their political fu...
2019-06-27 21:00

Will democracy take hold in Pakistan's restive tribal areas? The first-ever democratic election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan. Will democracy help stabilize an area long considered to be a base for Islamist extremists?...
2019-07-19 23:15

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life, it is difficult to savour the joy of democratic......
2019-06-30 16:15

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
2019-08-16 17:45

Black Chapter In History Of Democracy, Says Mayawati On Karnataka BSP president Mayawati on Wednesday said the manner in which the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka has been pulled down will go down in the history of democracy as a "black chapter"....
2019-07-24 21:45

Tunisia’s Democracy Is Tested, and Pulls Through, After a President’s Death Béji Caïd Essebsi was “a tightrope walker,” guiding a fledgling democracy. The initial transition after his death has been smooth, though conflict lies ahead....
2019-07-31 19:30

Opinion: German politician's murder is an attack on democracy Politician Walter Lübcke may have been murdered by a right-wing extremist. If that turns out to be the case, the killer was targeting the heart of Germany's democratic system, says DW's Marcel Fürstenau....
2019-06-19 10:30

Denise Ho, the pop icon of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement Cantopop singer Denise Ho was successful in the Chinese market until she joined Hong Kong's democracy movement. Although her music is now banned in China, she’s still a superstar to demonstrators in her hometown....
2019-08-20 00:30

'Hong Kong mob' — How mainland Chinese see the democracy movement For weeks now, hundreds of thousands of people have demonstrated in Hong Kong against the increasing influence of the Beijing government over their region. People in mainland China, however, have little sympathy....
2019-08-20 00:30

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim victory in the race to become Istanbul’s mayor...
2019-06-27 21:15

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering game that puts the fun in undermining democracy Behold, the gerrymandering board game you didn't realize you wanted: Mapmaker [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN, Texas—Josh Lafair hasn't eve...
2019-08-19 19:00

Next EU executive won't let Poland, Hungary off hook on democracy: diplomats The European Union's next executive will keep up forceful pressure on Poland and Hungary over rule of law deficiencies, diplomats and officials said on Thursday, countering the hopes of Warsaw's ruling nationalist, euroskeptic party....
2019-07-18 18:45

The Edge of Democracy review – to the heart of Brazilian politics Petra Costa’s powerful documentary charts the state’s descent into populism and the fraying of its democratic fabricBrazilian actor-writer-director Petra Costa is known for mining her personal and family history for material. Her first feature, Elena...
2019-06-21 10:45

Hard times for democracy, says historian Timothy Snyder Is liberal democracy at its end? How should we deal with the rise of populism fueled by fake news on the internet? Yale historian and world-renowned author Timothy Snyder discusses these burning issues with DW....
2019-07-04 20:30

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parties' war rooms, and also shines a light on the role......
2019-05-22 00:45

Algeria’s divided democracy uprising seeks end to impasse Prominent Algerians from various walks of life are trying to craft a plan for presidential elections amid divisions within the country’s democracy uprising...
2019-07-07 03:00

NHS abandons plan to let healthy people pay for DNA sequencing Amid concerns over two-tier health system, new scheme will read volunteers’ DNA for freeGovernment plans to sell DNA sequencing to healthy people on condition that they share their results for medical research have been scrapped amid concerns it woul...
2019-07-31 18:01

Highlights from CNBC's Healthy Returns conference CNBC's Healthy Returns event was held this week in New York City, covering topics from controversial genetic-editing technique CRISPR to the way AI is changing medicine and reform of the U.S. health-care system. Here are edited excerpts....
2019-05-24 22:45

New type of artificial gravity could keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detriment when it...
2019-07-05 07:30

Addicted to tanning: When it's about more than achieving 'a healthy glow' New research suggests genetic and psychiatric factors may play a big part in why some people feel compelled to keep tanning in the face of rising skin cancer rates....
2019-07-06 12:15

Biden says violent games are “not healthy” but not the cause of “carnage” Enlarge / US Vice President Joe Biden speaks to a roundtable of game industry representatives as ESA CEO Mike Gallagher and Attorney General Eric Holder look on. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) As Republican politicians once again point a...
2019-08-06 19:15

Healthy Diet: 4 Fruits That Are Relatively Rich In Protein Fruits are not traditionally rich in protein and they're generally not expected to be- they have higher levels of other important nutrients including fibre and carbohydrates. These 4 fruits are......
2019-07-18 18:15

'Aladdin' Flies to Healthy Opening at the Box Office Walt Disney’s “Aladdin”—the latest in a series of live-action remakes of the company’s beloved titles—opened with a strong performance at the box office, delivering a win for a studio strategy that has so far yielded rocky results....
2019-05-27 23:15

Healthy lifestyle may cut risk of dementia regardless of genes Eight-year study suggests genetic predisposition does not make condition inevitableA healthy lifestyle that includes regular exercise, a balanced diet, not smoking and watching alcohol intake could reduce the risk of dementia – even in those with a g...
2019-07-14 22:30

Why fantasizing about killing your boss is totally healthy Bosses, watch your backs. Not only is fantasizing about murdering your supervisor — a la “Horrible Bosses” or “9 to 5” — totally normal, it’s healthy, Dr. Julia Shaw, a criminal psychologist at University College London,...
2019-06-07 23:30

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Healthy lifestyles can help prevent dementia. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people who make healthy choices like a good diet, exercise, not smoking, light alcohol use and cognitive stimu...
2019-07-15 21:15

Airline charges passenger over $100,000, alleges 'aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior' A passenger accused of severe misbehavior on a Jet2 flight that had to return to London’s Stansted Airport has received a huge bill from the airline.       ...
2019-07-19 01:15

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.20pm BST Alexander Acosta’s resignation was spurre...
2019-07-12 17:30

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary amid intense scrutiny of his handling of Jeffrey Epstein case Epstein, a financier, was indicted this week on charges of sex trafficking. In 2008, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein after similar accusations that was widely viewed as too lenient....
2019-07-12 18:15

Officials: Vanderbilt whistler can be ejected for 'disruptive behavior' at College World Series Preacher Franklin said he planned to keep whistling at Vanderbilt's next game, Wednesday against Mississippi State.       ...
2019-06-19 06:01

Steph Curry addresses 'stupid' fan behavior, cursing and heckling directed at his family Fans in Toronto - where Steph Curry's father Dell played during his NBA career - have cursed at his parents and made vulgar comments about his wife.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

'Is this how American democracy is supposed to work?' | Justice Elena Kagan In an excoriating dissent, Elena Kagan and the supreme court’s liberal justices accused the court’s majority of shirking its constitutional dutySupreme court declines to block partisan gerrymanderingOn Thursday morning, the supreme court voted 5–4 to...
2019-06-27 19:30

Sudan just got a step closer to full democracy. Big obstacles remain After almost nine months of violence and wrangling, Sudan came a step closer to a civilian government on Saturday when opposition leaders and military generals signed a power-sharing agreement in the capital, Khartoum....
2019-08-19 21:30

Bullock takes aim at DNC for enabling Steyer: Buying your way into debates is bad for democracy As Montana Gov. Steve Bullock struggles to qualify for September’s Democratic debate, he had strong words for rivals like billionaire Tom Steyer who has used his deep pockets to inch closer to the debate stage....
2019-08-19 02:30

News Analysis: The Choice in India: ‘Our Trump’ or a Messier Democracy The results of India’s parliamentary election will reveal not just a decision on Narendra Modi, but a deeper decision on what kind of government Indians want....
2019-05-22 00:45

"Democracy Denigrated": Congress Attacks PM Modi, BJP On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, saying that the party had orchestrated the resignations of nearly a dozen legislators in Karnataka,......
2019-07-06 18:15

Hong Kong protests call for democracy, rally for China Pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrators have rallied in Hong Kong, highlighting the political divide in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
2019-08-17 16:15

Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest Hong Kong International Airport said in a statement that the demonstration “seriously disrupted” airport operations. It said all check-in services for departing flights had been suspended.        ...
2019-08-12 20:45

Istanbul votes in mayoral re-run, in test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan Millions of Istanbul residents voted on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
2019-06-23 11:45

'Democracy has been hijacked by white men': how minority rule now grips America The US is becoming more diverse and progressive, but white men’s grip on power is being exercised via the courts, gerrymandering and dark money in politicsThe exercise of political power by legislative majorities of white, male elected officials in w...
2019-05-24 08:30

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
2019-05-22 22:45

Hong Kong is in danger. China’s promise of democracy was a lie | Anonymous The extradition bill would bulldoze our legal system and hurt our economy. As a former lawyer, I’m protesting to save themThe ninth of June 2019 was a Sunday. Any other Sunday in summer at Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, old men and women would do their usu...
2019-06-13 15:45

In Algeria, conservatives weigh in against pressure for Western-style democracy While tens of thousands of Algerians have been gathering for four months in the capital to demand sweeping political reforms, former fighters who led the last confrontation with the establishment have been warning people not to rock the boat....
2019-06-17 09:30

| 'P is for protest': Hong Kong families join pro-democracy rally Armed with balloons and strollers, several hundred families have taken to the streets in Hong Kong to show support for pro-democracy protests that are now in their third month....
2019-08-10 11:15

Hong Kong Protesters Are Fueled by a Broader Demand: More Democracy Underlying the opposition to a bill allowing extraditions to mainland China is public dissatisfaction with a political system that leaves many people feeling shut out....
2019-07-08 16:45

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of ...
2019-07-11 15:45

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
2019-06-08 08:00

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in publi...
2019-06-10 16:15

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
2019-06-06 18:15

Pompeo highlights importance of democracy in Dominican Republic: statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the importance of democratic institutions in the Dominican Republic with President Danilo Medina, according to a statement released Thursday, ahead of the Caribbean nation's 2020 election....
2019-07-12 06:30

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Nigerians involved in 'undermining democracy' The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians it said were involved in trying to undermine democracy in presidential and parliamentary elections this year....
2019-07-23 21:45

Canada says Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy Cuba will have a role to play in Venezuela's return to democracy, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday, even though Ottawa and Havana disagree on whether President Nicolas Maduro should stay in office....
2019-06-07 23:30

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of t...
2019-06-07 19:15

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Juan Guaido....
2019-06-07 22:45

'The Kraken unleashed': how Trump's shock troops attack US democracy An army of supporters amplify the president’s wildest claims, encouraging his conspiracy-minded tendencies Donald Trump once declared: “I alone can fix it.” He never made the claim: “I alone can break it.” When it comes to softening up institutions, ...
2019-06-01 08:45

30 years after Tiananmen – Is China's pro-democracy movement losing steam? Many pro-democracy activists fled China after the Tiananmen massacre, but they continue to support dissidents from abroad. With Beijing intensifying its crackdown on civil society, the movement faces new challenges....
2019-06-03 15:01

Signing of Sudan Accord Begins Anxious Wait for Democracy Protesters celebrated, with trepidation, a power-sharing deal signed in Sudan on Wednesday that gives the military an extra 21 months of control before civilian leaders can take over....
2019-07-18 01:30

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s ‘detrimental’ behavior ‘might bother’ Prince William, claims royal expert One royal expert suggested Prince William is worried that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have “snubbed protocol” in a way that has negatively impacted the British royal family....
2019-08-20 18:30

Teens sexting is part of ‘healthy exploration’: study Parents just don’t understand: Sexting, like sex, is just part of growing up. So declares a new study that finds teen sexting doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s getting on HBO’s button-pushing “Euphoria.” Sending nud...
2019-07-10 04:15

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
2019-05-24 03:45

Healthy habits drastically reduce dementia risk Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. That’s according to a new study lead by several researchers and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The research shows people who make healthy c...
2019-07-16 03:45

Healthy dog euthanized to be buried with dead owner as her will requested A Richmond, Va., woman was so attached to her dog that she took her to the grave. But was it really her time to go? Emma, a healthy Shih Tzu mix, was euthanized recently because her owner left explicit instructions in her will: The fur baby was to be...
2019-05-22 18:00

A healthy dog was euthanized so a deceased owner could be laid to rest with her pet While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
2019-05-25 16:30

Healthy dog euthanized for burial with owner, sparks debate RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a healthy dog was euthanized so it could lie with her owner. WWBT-TV in ...
2019-05-23 02:15

Michelle Wie is taking rest of the year off to finally get healthy Michelle Wie is done for the year. The LPGA star returned to competition last week, but it was obvious that she still felt a great deal of pain.       ...
2019-06-29 01:30

Quincy Enunwa looking healthy and dominant at Jets camp Our daily practice report from Jets training camp: Something good WR Quincy Enunwa had one of his best days of camp. Enunwa had three catches and scored a touchdown during the team portion of drills. He looks 100 percent after an injury scare last we...
2019-08-11 22:00

A healthy dog was euthanized so a diseased owner could be laid to rest with her pet While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
2019-05-25 00:45

Yes, It's True! This Healthy Tea May Help Manage Your Blood Pressure Levels Flaxseeds could do wonders for your blood pressure levels. You can have them ground or include them in your smoothies or oatmeal. You can even use the seeds to brew yourself some hot tea....
2019-06-27 20:30

Healthy brunch spots ditch Hollandaise for whole grains Say buh-bye to Benedicts and bloody marys: Brunch is on a diet. Long the bastion of leisurely weekend indulgence, the late-morning social tradition has found itself on a health kick. Chicken and waffles are being edged off the menu by bone broth and ...
2019-07-13 03:00

Healthy Woods will likely break my majors record-Nicklaus Jack Nicklaus reckons his record of 18 major championships will probably be broken by Tiger Woods as long as the former world number one stays healthy through the later stages of his career....
2019-05-29 00:45

Why Oprah producer Sheri Salata had to quit to get healthy When it came to dramatic health transformations, Sheri Salata knew every trick in the book. As the executive producer of “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Salata, who grew up outside of Chicago, worked with the daytime-television queen for more than two deca...
2019-06-04 01:45

U.S. manufacturing struggling as tariffs bite; job market healthy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a near three-year low in July and hiring at factories shifted into lower gear, suggesting a further loss of momentum in economic growth early in the third quarter as trade tensions between Washington and Beijing ...
2019-08-01 19:45

Resistance training for healthy aging: The whys and hows A new evidence-based position statement explains the benefits of resistance training for older adults and what to bear in mind when devising programs....
2019-07-31 23:45

HIV prevention pill recommended for healthy people at risk (Reuters Health) - Healthy people at risk for HIV should take a daily pill to minimize their chances of getting the virus, according to new guidelines from an influential panel of U.S. physicians....
2019-06-11 22:30

Cooking skills aren't enough to make you eat a healthy diet A lack of cooking skills has been linked to eating poorer diets, but a study of culinary students has found kitchen skills don't always lead to a better diet...
2019-07-11 00:01

Lawyer for Epstein victims claims Acosta hid federal immunity deal from his clients, invites him to visit Florida to explain A former attorney for two Jeffrey Epstein accusers, Paul Cassel, said the agreement reached between Labor secretary Alex Acosta and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was shrouded in secrecy, and purposely kept hidden from the victims. ...
2019-07-11 23:30

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; an update from the World Food Programme on Yemen; and how the UN is working to reduce snakebite death...
2019-05-21 15:15

Poll Panel Decision On VVPAT Slips "Dark Day For Indian Democracy": TDP The Telugu Desam Party Wednesday termed as "a dark day for Indian democracy", the Election Commission of India turning down a demand to count VVPAT slips ahead of the EVMs during the counting process......
2019-05-22 23:15

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison A prominent pro-democracy activist has been released from prison. Joshua Wong's release comes a day after a record-breaking protest in the former British colony....
2019-06-17 08:45

Donald Trump praises U.S. democracy, scorns slavery at Williamsburg, Va., event President Donald Trump exalted U.S. democracy at an event Tuesday commemorating the 400th anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly in Williamsburg, Va....
2019-07-31 18:15

Beto O'Rourke sounds off on Trump's impeachment: We must 'act now or lose our democracy forever' Former Texas congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke urged Congress to proceed with President Trump's impeachment on Wednesday evening, warning that it would be the "end of democracy" if they don't act. ...
2019-05-30 05:01

Hong Kong airport reopens amid warnings over pro-democracy protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
2019-08-14 05:15

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the island's government resign....
2019-06-17 09:45

Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson As Mark Zuckerberg has now discovered, digital trickery can make anyone say anything. It’s time to stop laughing along“Deepfake”: it sounds like the title of a James Bond film. But deepfakes are becoming more dangerous, and frequently more sexually e...
2019-06-15 10:15

Ohio newspaper that battled injustice for 150 years to shut down: 'Scary for democracy' The Vindicator’s closure means Youngstown will be the largest US city without a major paper, and is the latest blow to an ailing American news industryIt was in the late 1920s that the Ku Klux Klan regularly began gathering outside the home of Willia...
2019-08-21 10:15

Read Mueller opening statement: Russian interference among 'most serious' challenges to democracy Mueller is expected to testify on Capitol Hill for hours about his investigation into Russian interference, possible coordination by members of President Donald Trump's campaign, and possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself....
2019-07-24 15:30

"Nehru's Contributions Helped Democracy Survive," Tweets Rahul Gandhi Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi paid tribute to India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 55th death anniversary this morning at his memorial, Shantivan, in Delhi.......
2019-05-27 08:15

‘It’s a Dark Period.’ The Stanford Expert Known as “Mr. Democracy” on the Shrinking Free World The Stanford scholar known as “Mr. Democracy” talks to TIME on the shrinking free world, the U.S.’s irreplaceable role in it and his book ‘Ill Winds.’ Earlier this year, the watchdog organization Freedom House reported t...
2019-06-14 03:45

Hundreds of thousands gather in Hong Kong park for pro-democracy rally Organizers said they hoped the assembly would be peaceful, which would make for a rare calm weekend in a months-long movement marked by violent clashes....
2019-08-18 20:30

"Body Blow To Democracy": Rahul Gandhi On J&K Congress Leaders' "Arrest" Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the "arrest" of the party's Jammu and Kashmir chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir and spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, saying it was another "body blow" to democracy......
2019-08-16 20:45

Nora Krug: Replacing German 'guilt' with 'responsibility' to defend democracy Nora Krug is the author of a bestselling graphic memoir titled "Heimat," which looks into her family's involvement in World War II. DW asked her what we can learn from the generation of "followers" of the Nazi Party....
2019-08-09 17:30

Reyna Carranco is healthy for UA softball Super Regional vs. Ole Miss TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team is just two victories away from advancing to the College World Series. It also helps to have the Pac-12’s leading hitter back. Reyna Carranco talks about getting back in the lineup and...
2019-05-23 14:15

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
2019-05-21 17:30

Cucumber Seeds: Another Nutritious Seed To Add To Your Bevy Of Healthy Snacks Cucumber seeds can also be consumed in the similar way that seeds of its close cousins, melons and pumpkins are consumed. Here's all you need to know about these lesser known edible seeds!...
2019-07-10 20:15

Probiotic Drinks And Gut-Healthy Foods May Help Alleviate Anxiety Symptoms A new study has now said that regulating gut microbiota may also help in alleviating anxiety- a condition characterised by excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations....
2019-05-21 17:15

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
2019-07-15 09:15

On A Diet? This Healthy Almond Snack May Be Ideal For Those Mid-Meal Cravings Given a chance, almonds may also play a fruitful role in facilitating your diet, since they are also high in protein. You need to be careful of how you have them....
2019-08-14 21:45

Ritzy NYC buildings lure buyers with healthy perks for their kids You could say the ball’s in their court. Kids and teens are key players in their families’ decisions to buy property. And local builders are rolling out the Astroturf to lure these pint-sized athletes — and their wellness-obsessed athletes — to new d...
2019-06-20 04:45

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning a red pinnie during practice and fielding questions about an injury is familiar territory for the saf...
2019-06-06 12:45

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paraly...
2019-07-11 00:15

Summer Diet: Try These Healthy Blueberry Drinks For Immunity Boost With the summer heat blazing in full power, cold beverages are preferred over weighty meals. Try out these refreshing blueberry drinks with the fresh, piquant flavour of the fruit....
2019-07-11 12:00

CNBC's 2019 Healthy Returns Summit: Full Panels Healthy Returns featured some of the most influential leaders in health care, including United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt, Cigna CEO David Cordani, Fmr FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Novartis CEO Vasant Narasimhan, J&J CEO Alex Gorsky....
2019-05-23 20:15

Study: Cost of healthy food drives malnourishment globally New research shows price differences for healthy and unhealthy foods can lead to malnourishment, obesity and other diet-related health problems -- with cheap, unhealthy foods causing one-fifth of global annual deaths....
2019-07-23 19:45

Scientists built a new type of artificial gravity that could help keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detri...
2019-07-04 05:45

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino healthy for Champions League final Liverpool will have a fit Roberto Firmino for the Champions League final against Tottenham Hotspur after the Brazilian forward battled a muscular injury....
2019-05-28 19:30