WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-14 23:45

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail'

Reshma Saujani talked to Motherly about her book "Brave, Not Perfect" and offered tips on raising girls to be confident and boys to be vulnerable.        ...

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail'

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Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his response to the dramatic turn of events from over the weekend — namely, Google’s decision to ...
2019-05-21 19:45

"Know Your Customer" Norms: Banks Allowed To Use Aadhaar For Verification Banks can now accept the proof of owning an Aadhaar for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification under certain conditions. According to a statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Aadhaar number......
2019-05-30 17:15

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
2019-06-08 17:45

Continental Is Developing New Tyres For EVs And Fuel Efficiency Norms; Launch In 2021 Tyres which are designed for electric vehicles have low rolling resistance as well as are better compounded to emit less carbon along with being lighter in weight. Tyres which help in increasing fuel......
2019-06-14 15:15

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political left which she argued have contributed to women ret...
2019-05-21 14:38

Palantir Co-Founder Says IPO for Company Likely Years Away “I’d love for them to go public, but my guess is it’s going to be a few years,” said Mr. Lonsdale, also a founding partner at venture firm 8VC, speaking on stage at the CB Insights Future of Fintech conference in New York on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 10:30

'There will be conflict': US has underestimated Huawei, says founder Ren Zhengfei says firm is fully prepared to face US bans and that 5G plans will be unaffectedThe founder of Huawei has said the US “underestimates” the Chinese telecom makers’s strength and that conflict with the US is inevitable in the quest to “sta...
2019-05-21 15:00

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
2019-06-14 14:30

Huawei founder: Without Apple, ‘we would not see the beauty of this world’ As calls have mounted in China for the central government to officially retaliate against Apple as a way to strike back over US trade tensions and over the increasing ostracization of Huawei, the billionaire founder of one of China’s leading co...
2019-05-27 22:15

A Day Well Spent With... Dr Alexandrides Yannis, founder of 111SKIN With celebrity fans like Margot Robbie and Priyanka Chopra, founder of 111Skin, Dr Alexandrides Yannis, shares his wellness and skincare tips and tricks with us...
2019-06-02 11:00

How This Founder Handles Sexist Questions While Fundraising For many women entrepreneurs seeking funding, ‘There’s no recognition or acknowledgment that you’re taking this as seriously’ as a male founder, said Rachel Blumenthal, founder and CEO of a children’s apparel startup....
2019-05-22 13:15

Slack Co-Founder on the Power of Emoji at the Office Colleagues that Slack each other smiley-face emojis stay together. That was the message from the chat platform’s chief technology officer, Cal Henderson, speaking about how greater connectivity among co-workers is changing the way people do their job...
2019-05-22 13:15

McIlhenny Co. names descendant of Tabasco founder as CEO LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana-based McIlhenny Co., which produces Tabasco sauce, has named the great-great-grandson of Tabasco creator Edmund McIlhenny as its new president and chief executive officer. News outlets report Monday that Harold Osb...
2019-06-10 19:15

WikiLeaks Founder Assange Charged With 17 New Counts WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was indicted on additional U.S. charges, accusing him of engaging in a wide-ranging effort to obtain classified information about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and other matters....
2019-05-24 01:45

How TomTom’s co-founder is empowering future devs At TNW Conference last month, tech leaders came together to discuss the future. Corinne Vigreux, co-founder of navigation tech giant TomTom, explained how her latest venture will equip the next generation with digital skills. Vigreux founded CODAM Co...
2019-06-14 14:15

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
2019-05-27 18:45

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
2019-06-14 22:15

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (ah-SAHNJ’), according to a U.S. official. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses...
2019-06-11 16:15

Huawei Founder Believes New U.S. Order Will Have No Impact on Sales (BEIJING) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is discussing “emergency relief” from Google for possible loss of service...
2019-05-22 02:00

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and assisted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Man...
2019-05-24 07:15

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Espionage by U.S. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, who was arrested in London last month after seven years in an Ecuadorian embassy, is now reportedly facing new charges of espionage in the United States.Read more......
2019-05-24 01:15

Twitter Co-Founder Ev Williams Says Trump a 'Master' of the Platform Just days after US President Donald Trump said he used Twitter as a "typewriter", the co-founder of the micro-blogging site, Ev Williams has called Trump "master" of the platform....
2019-05-23 12:45

Huawei Founder Says US Restrictions Won't Affect Its 5G Plans: Report Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei has shrugged off US attempts to block his company's global ambitions, saying the United States underestimates the telecom giant's strength....
2019-05-21 17:15

Google Stadia launches in November with $130 Founder’s Edition On Thursday, Google hosted its first Stadia Connect stream to reveal all the pricing and launch details that it wasn’t ready to share during the announcement of the service back in March. Virtually everything that we didn’t know about the...
2019-06-07 08:15

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash — over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major dark web forum Darkode. Authorities say Darkode w...
2019-06-12 01:45

Napster founder's Wi-Fi hotspot startup gives away free money Consumers already pay a large monthly bill for both their home internet and mobile plans which is why Napster's co-creator Shawn Fanning, Sproutling founder Chris Bruce and Amir Haleem set out to develop a fee-free peer-to-peer network for inter...
2019-06-14 00:15

Wipro Founder Azim Premji To Retire By End-July Wipro said on Thursday that its founder Azim Premji would retire as executive chairman and managing director on July 30. Mr Premji - India's second richest man - will continue as non-executive......
2019-06-06 22:15

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
2019-06-14 20:15

Curtis Blake, a Founder of the Friendly’s Chain, Dies at 102 Mr. Blake and his brother, S. Prestley Blake, opened the first Friendly ice cream shop in 1935. With an expanded menu, it grew into an East Coast staple....
2019-05-31 01:00

Huawei founder doesn't want China to ban Apple's iPhones It’s no secret that Huawei is currently in a bit of hot water, with the US Government officially limiting the scope of business the Chinese-based tech giant can do with American companies, but Huawei’s founder doesn’t want China ...
2019-05-28 09:30

Huawei's founder and CEO does not support retaliation against the iPhone in China The moment you stepped onto a kindergarten playground for the first time was when you probably first learned about retaliation or revenge. At the time, those words might not have even been in your vocabulary, but the thought that it is best to fight ...
2019-05-27 19:30

Google Stadia launches this November with $130 Founder's Edition On the eve of E3 (well, the night before EA's press conference, anyway), Google has revealed pricing and availability for Stadia, its highly anticipated game streaming service. The big date for your diary? November. The technology giant will lau...
2019-06-06 18:30

Flipkart founder: How I sold my business to Walmart for $16 billion Binny Bansal, co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, says there are three traits that led to the business landing a record-breaking sale to retail giant Walmart....
2019-05-21 17:15

Gender pay gap is wider among those with a bachelor’s degree A college degree can provide many benefits, but an equal playing field apparently isn’t one of them. Women with a bachelor’s degree earn 74 cents for every dollar their male counterparts make, according to a recent analysis released by the US Census ...
2019-06-07 01:30

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all wom...
2019-05-21 19:30

Test performance, gender, and temperature (credit: Nest) As we move from a season marked by unstoppable heating units and into one dominated by aggressive air conditioning. Figuring out how to optimize the thermostat involves a balancing of individual comfort and energy efficiency. But a n...
2019-05-26 15:45

CBS founder’s NYC mansion back on market after huge price chop A townhouse built by CBS founder William S. Paley for his first wife Dorothy in 1934 has hit the market for $16.9 million — down significantly (some 66%) from its 2015 asking price of $49.9 million. The red brick and limestone home, at 29 Beekman Pla...
2019-05-21 14:31

Abraaj founder released from custody after $19 million bail payment Arif Naqvi, the Pakistani founder of collapsed private equity firm Abraaj Group, has been released from custody after meeting bail conditions including the payment of a 15 million pound ($19 million) security, a court official said....
2019-05-29 14:30

Former UEFA president and Champions League founder Johansson dies "Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden\u0027s Football Association said on Wednesday."...
2019-06-05 13:45

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei just made a surprise confession: He’s an Apple fan When two Huawei employees got caught using an iPhone earlier this year to send out a “Happy #2019” greeting on Twitter, they were demoted and had to take a pay cut. Not a good look to be seen relying on your American rival’s wares, ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Huawei founder says U.S. government is underestimating company: state media The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made preparations, Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei told state broadcaster CCTV on Tuesday in an interview....
2019-05-22 02:00

Huawei founder says he would oppose Chinese retaliation against Apple: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies' founder and Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei told Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2HT7DUY that retaliation by Beijing against Apple Inc was unlikely and that he would oppose any such move from China against the iPhone maker....
2019-05-27 14:45

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused of violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors accused WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of violating the Espionage Act as part of a new indictment charging him on 17 counts in addition to the single count unsealed in early April....
2019-05-24 04:30

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week....
2019-06-14 22:45

Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Charged With Violating Espionage Act The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act in the publishing of military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he......
2019-05-24 06:30

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Faces U.S. Extradition Hearing (LONDON) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the out...
2019-06-14 13:45

Founder and CEO completely blindsided by sale of Steiner Sports to rival Last month’s sale of Steiner Sports Memorabilia came as a complete surprise — including to its controversial founder and CEO, Brandon Steiner. Steiner — who, in addition to making a fortune off his savvy trading of sports collectibles, has weathered ...
2019-06-13 05:15

Huawei founder warns U.S. ‘underestimates’ his company as some restrictions lift The Chinese company is still prohibited from buying American-made hardware and software to make new products without further, hard-to-obtain licenses....
2019-05-21 15:15

Abraaj Founder Accused of Misappropriating More Than $250 Million as Probe Widens U.S. prosecutors accused Abraaj Group founder Arif Naqvi of misappropriating more than $250 million in a widening investigation into the world’s biggest failed private-equity firm....
2019-06-14 00:15

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition hearing LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to appear at hearing in a London court via video link as he continues his fight against extradition to the United States. The 47-year-old Assange is currently in Belmarsh Prison on the outski...
2019-06-14 10:15

Janet Mock: Why Gender Pronouns Matter What’s in a name? A hell of a lot when it comes to someone’s identity. Pose’s writer, director and producer Janet Mock speaks on the use of preferred gender pronouns, how they are building blocks in communication, and how they help people feel fully ...
2019-06-12 01:30

Are Music Festivals Finally Becoming Gender Inclusive? As Barcelona’s Primavera Sound becomes the first large-scale festival to adopt a 50/50 gender split, Vogue asks the women on its line-up: is the music industry patriarchy finally about to shatter?...
2019-05-23 09:30

Vatican calls non-binary gender 'fictitious' The Vatican has come under fire from LGBTQ groups after releasing a guide to sexuality for Catholic schools across the world that describes non-binary gender as "fictitious."...
2019-06-11 17:45

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband b...
2019-06-14 20:45

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
2019-05-21 19:45

That Time Jaguar Founder Sir William Lyons Pressured a Company Out of the Car Business You’ve heard of Jaguar, and maybe even the first company started by Jag’s founder, Sir William Lyons, the Swallow Sidecar Company. You may not however, have heard about the car company that Lyons killed, Swallow Doretti. I’m about to change that for ...
2019-05-27 18:45

Britain signs U.S. extradition order for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will receive an extradition hearing after Britain's chief immigration official signed an order Thursday that could ultimately send him to face charges in the United States....
2019-06-14 04:45

Wendy’s new adoption fundraiser is rooted in the inspiring pro-life story of its founder Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, was an orphan immediately after his birth in 1932 in Atlantic City, N.J. Thomas never knew his birth parents and was adopted by a couple from Kalamazoo, Mich. His adoptive mother from Michigan died when he was jus...
2019-06-08 03:30

TopShop founder charged after accused of assaulting Tucson fitness instructor TUCSON – The founder of the British multinational fashion retailer, TopShop is facing assault charges after a Tucson fitness instructor claimed the founder touched her inappropriately. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, an ins...
2019-06-01 04:00

U.S. submits formal extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring with former Army private Chelsea Manning to crack a Defense Department computer password....
2019-06-12 07:30

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
2019-05-29 05:45

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
2019-05-22 18:45

Rice Energy founder says EQT's turnaround dependent on his board takeover plan The founder of Rice Energy, the U.S. natural gas producer acquired by larger peer EQT Corp for $6.7 billion in 2017, told Reuters on Tuesday that only by giving him control of the EQT board would the business be able to make the changes he believes i...
2019-06-12 07:00

U.S. eases curbs on Huawei; founder says clampdown underestimates Chinese firm The United States has temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei to minimize disruption for its customers, a move the founder of the world's largest telecoms equipment maker said meant little because it was already prepared for U.S. actio...
2019-05-21 17:15

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm ...
2019-06-14 23:15

UN Praises Gender Balance In Indian Peacekeeping Troops United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised India for having the highest proportion of women in its contingents to peacekeeping operations and held up its contributions as an example......
2019-05-25 09:30

AI Voice Assistants Reinforce Gender Biases, U.N. Report Says Artificial intelligence voice assistants with female voices reinforce existing gender biases, according to a new United Nations’ report. The new report from UNESCO, entitled “I’d Blush If I Could,” looks at the impact of havin...
2019-05-23 01:00

FX to give Peep Show a try with gender-swapped remake In 2003, British TV network Channel 4 aired the first episode of Peep Show, a sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb that would go on to become a cult-hit—partially thanks to the stylistic hook of showing the events of the series directly fro...
2019-05-26 22:15

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
2019-06-14 19:15

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
2019-06-10 19:15

12 white men sue San Francisco PD for racial, gender bias in promotions A dozen white, male police officers reportedly filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco Tuesday, alleging sex and racial bias in promoting police officers....
2019-06-13 08:15

Cross-sports push at World Cup for gender pay equality PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams joined retired soccer star Julie Foudy and ice hockey player Hilary Knight in the Eiffel Tower to highlight the push for pay equality for women athletes. The trio gathered Saturday night for a forum sponsored by LUNA bar a...
2019-06-16 01:30

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Real IRA founder who plotted bombing while Prince Charles was in Ireland dies in prison Seamus McGrane died from a suspected heart attack while serving an 11½-year sentence for directing terrorismOne of the founders of the Real IRA, who planned a bomb attack during Prince Charles’s visit to Ireland in 2015, has died in prison.Seamus McG...
2019-05-26 13:30

Papa John's swings to a loss as fallout from spat with founder weighs on profits Papa John's reported first-quarter net loss of $3.80 million, or 12 cents per share, down from a net income of $17.4 million, or 52 cents per share, a year earlier....
2019-05-21 15:45

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
2019-05-30 20:45

Telegram founder claims China disrupted the app to sabotage Hong Kong protesters As Hong Kong battles against the proposed extradition bill that would China more power over the autonomous territory, protesters in the city are said to have experienced an outage of Telegram‘s encrypted messaging service yesterday – and Beijing may ...
2019-06-13 11:00

China flooded Telegram to stem dissent in Hong Kong, hints founder Secure messaging app Telegram has become the method of choice for communication between protesters and activists around the world, most recently in Hong Kong. However, this week the app has been the target of a massive cyber attack which founder Pave...
2019-06-13 15:00

It's A Very Fighting Game Weekend It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means either chaining hot dogs, hamburgers and handfuls of chips or jab, jab, uppercut, jab, throw, special. Or both....
2019-05-25 08:15

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my c...
2019-06-14 15:30

Fifa set to close gender pay gap after 2019 Women's World Cup Fifa has agreed to negotiate more prize money for women's national teams after this summer's 2019 Women's World Cup, following a successful campaign by Australia....
2019-06-04 14:45

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos prolife...
2019-05-21 14:31

| Caster to appeal gender rule at Swiss Supreme Court Caster Semenya will appeal the ruling by CAS which ruled in favour of the IAAF and their right to have female athletes regulate their testosterone levels....
2019-05-30 08:30

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
2019-06-11 02:45

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own ...
2019-05-27 19:30

AI voice assistants fuel sexist gender stereotypes: UN study Hey Siri, is this sexist? A new study from the United Nations says that female AI assistants reinforce harmful gender stereotypes. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Assistant, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa all come with f...
2019-05-23 01:15

Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN Female-voiced tech often gives submissive responses to queries, Unesco report findsAssigning female genders to digital assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa is helping entrench harmful gender biases, according to a UN agency.Research rel...
2019-05-22 02:45

South Africa’s new Cabinet sees gender balance for first time ever South Africa’s president announced a new cabinet Wednesday that for the first time in the country’s history will be made up of 50 percent women – and one of those women is from the opposition....
2019-05-31 00:00

Kamala Harris proposes equal pay measure to close gender gap U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination, on Monday proposed closing the gender pay gap by requiring companies to disclose pay data and secure an "equal pay certification" or be fined....
2019-05-21 14:45

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
2019-05-22 02:45

Florida couple uses pet alligator to reveal 10th child’s gender Welcome to a gender reveal party with a lot of bite. Stacie Childs-Wright and husband Chad Wright let their pet alligator, Amos, show the world the sex of their unborn baby, which will be the couple’s tenth child. A video from Tampa station Fox 13, c...
2019-06-12 01:45

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
2019-06-05 20:45

College student uses gender-swap filter to catch cop looking for underage sex A male college student reportedly used a gender-altering photo-filter on Snapchat to pose as a 16 year-old girl.        ...
2019-06-13 01:00

Gender-bending Snapchat feature leads to arrest of California cop A California police officer was arrested after a 20-year-old man used the gender-swap filter on Snapchat to pretend to be a 16-year-old girl and patrol for child predators....
2019-06-12 17:15

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
2019-05-21 19:30

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
2019-05-21 19:30

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
2019-06-13 20:15

Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal and wife stopped from leaving India - airport official Indian carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd founder Naresh Goyal and his wife Anita Goyal were stopped from leaving India on Saturday at Mumbai airport, according to an airport official who asked not to be named....
2019-05-26 00:45

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22 12:30

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-...
2019-06-15 18:45

Gustafsson and Smith fighting to prove something ... to themselves Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have three things in common: Their last fight was against Jon Jones; they both had disappointing performances; they have a chance at redemption when they share the Octagon on Saturday....
2019-05-31 16:30

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world...
2019-06-01 18:45

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
2019-05-25 22:30

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any busine...
2019-05-23 15:15

The Chilean footballers fighting for change They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
2019-05-29 18:00

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risksThere are gender-reveal parties, and then there is what just happened in Florida. A video has gone ...
2019-06-13 14:15

Sixteen women sue FBI, allege gender discrimination at Quantico training academy A group of women who were once FBI recruits have sued the bureau for alleged gender discrimination and accusing them of allowing a “good old boy network” to flourish at the training academy....
2019-05-30 21:45

Vatican Rejects Gender Change, To Alarm Of LGBT Catholics And Their Supporters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders. The document issued Monday — during LGBT pride month — is the Vatican’s first on gender theory. In it, the Vati...
2019-06-10 16:30

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
2019-05-21 19:30

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Que...
2019-06-12 12:15

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
2019-06-09 06:15

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate...
2019-06-05 09:45

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in ...
2019-05-21 22:45

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still......
2019-05-21 15:15

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A repor...
2019-05-29 16:30

Liberals achieve gender parity in new appointments, but minorities left out: docs Documents from the Privy Council Office obtained through the access-to-information law, show that as of last year, 55.5 per cent of appointees to federal agencies, boards and organizations were women, slightly above their proportion in the Canadian p...
2019-05-21 14:45

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
2019-05-22 21:15

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
2019-05-21 14:38

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious stateme...
2019-05-22 06:45

What/If review – Renée Zellweger in deranged gender-flip of Indecent Proposal Netflix’s absurd new drama doesn’t reinvent the morality tale, but it is tremendous funIt is my contention that any programme that chooses to demonstrate the bone-deep villainy of its protagonist by having her practise archery in her office is the be...
2019-05-24 14:30

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
2019-06-01 21:15

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver...
2019-06-09 22:30

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
2019-05-29 18:30

Veteran recalls fighting Germans, discrimination Johnnie Jones Sr., one of only 2,000 African American troops to come ashore on D-Day, recalls his service in a military still segregated by race and the discrimination he faced in the service and at home. (June 4)       ...
2019-06-04 08:00

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
2019-05-21 15:00

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15 Brazilian officials say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control...
2019-05-27 02:45

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger....
2019-05-24 10:30

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m ...
2019-06-15 07:15

Nick Newell is back, once again fighting for his UFC dream Nick Newell, who came up short in his bid to win a UFC contract last year, returns to competition on Friday. The congenital amputee is fighting in a regional promotion but still has a big league career ambition....
2019-05-30 21:45

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their carcasses were found around a group of forest caves in Madhya Pradesh after a nearby river dried up, Ind...
2019-06-10 23:30

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonished when Michael Thouber, the director of Copenhagen’s Kunsthal Charlottenborg, informed me that my ar...
2019-05-22 08:45

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to inform you that the Americans are at it again. After rebooting and ruining a slew of beloved British T...
2019-05-29 12:15

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
2019-05-21 19:30

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
2019-06-15 01:30

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
2019-06-01 19:45

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Blake Lively, Jenna Bush Hager, Chelsea Clinton, Alanis Morissette, Christina El Moussa, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Body hair: Trim it or treasure it? Unladylike examines the gender politics of shaving For the first eight episodes of CARAVAN, a steamy Weird West adventure, listeners have lived alongside Samir, a queer South Asian man in love with his best friend who tumbled straight into a supernatural canyon. Now, his best friend, Carlyle, takes c...
2019-06-11 02:30

Sidestepping Apple: the third-party tinkerers fighting for your right to repair Online repair communities are spreading repair knowledge online to place power back in the hands of consumersWhen Jessa Jones’s twin daughters flushed her iPhone 4S down the toilet, she decided that she was going to fix it herself. She took the toile...
2019-05-22 00:45

Police: 2 ex-cops among 4 rebels killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Police say four militants have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir, including two counterinsurgency police officers who defected to fight with rebels in the disputed region. Police say...
2019-06-07 13:45

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect through a video game. If that sounds both tame and normal, we would both like to assure you that it ...
2019-06-07 14:45

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesda...
2019-06-12 07:15

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The presidential candidate has made jogging part of his election toolkit, from his campaign against the de...
2019-06-13 04:15

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties....
2019-05-24 14:15

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young g...
2019-06-10 05:45

Daigo’s New Controller Causes A Stir In The Fighting Game Community Daigo Umehara is arguably the most popular fighting game player of all time. As such, eyes will always be on him when it comes to high-level play. The legendary Japanese competitor caused a stir recently by announcing his plans to try out an unconven...
2019-05-24 01:15

| George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences....
2019-06-05 19:30

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
2019-06-03 05:45

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
2019-05-21 15:00

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: Role of black troops on D-Day BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Portrayals of the massive D-Day assault on Normandy often depict an all-white host of invaders, but in fact it also included many African Americans. Roughly 2,000 African American troops are believed to have hit the shores of ...
2019-06-04 07:15

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
2019-06-01 10:45

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
2019-06-04 04:30

Extended sanctions and renewed fighting in South Sudan An arms embargo, asset freezes and travel bans – the UN Security Council has slapped an extension of sanctions on South Sudan. In the meantime, new clashes have left scores dead....
2019-05-31 19:30

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government offensive there despite Ankara's protests....
2019-06-01 00:01

Crime-fighting botanist takes down murderers using plants Jane Bock helps to solve homicides by identifying things like the origin of blades of grass on a shoe or the chewed-up remains of a victim’s last meal...
2019-05-21 15:00

Skirt or trousers? Mexican gender-neutral school uniform plan creates stir A proposal to allow children in Mexico City to decide whether to wear skirts or trousers to school has caused a swirl of controversy in a country long regarded as a bastion of Roman Catholic family values....
2019-06-04 22:45

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
2019-06-07 06:45

Policeman arrested after student uses Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to pose as underage girl Officer Robert Davies is on paid leave after being charged with communicating with a minor to commit a felonyA California student used a “gender swap” filter on Snapchat to pose as an underage girl in a vigilante effort that led to a police officer’s...
2019-06-13 04:15

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
2019-06-08 18:30

Baby left fighting for life when herpes virus attacked his eye Noah Tindle was just 4 weeks old when his short life was left hanging in the balance. Mom Ashleigh White noticed her son’s right eye had become swollen, blistered and was watering. The 21-year-old sought advice from a visiting nurse, who reassu...
2019-06-13 03:45

WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life What are you fighting for? Meet GB middleweight Jordan Reynolds The post WATCH Olympic hopeful Jordan Reynolds on his fighting life appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 23:30

Fighting Rust, Serena Williams Has a Rocky Start in Paris Williams has barely played on clay and was terrible in the first set of her opening match before a sharp turn to winning form. Then she faced questions about Nike and mothers....
2019-05-28 04:15

Farfus shows WTCR fighting qualities with ‘best touring car race ever’ "Augusto Farfus produced what he admitted later was his ‘best touring car race ever’ after he battled from P19 to fifth in Race 1 at WTCR Race of Slovakia yesterday."...
2019-05-21 14:38

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the roosters were confiscated after authorities discovered that they were being trained to participate ...
2019-06-01 04:00

Medicinal Plants Used During the U.S. Civil War Are Surprisingly Good at Fighting Bacteria With conventional medicines in short supply during the Civil War, the Confederacy turned to plant-based alternatives in desperation. New research suggests some of these remedies were actually quite good at fighting off infections—a finding that could...
2019-05-23 05:30

Wimbledon Champion Angelique Kerber On Finding Her Fighting Spirit Tennis champion Angelique Kerber knows the courage and determination that it takes to succeed in the sport. Here, she recalls how she hit her stride and reignited her passion for the game...
2019-05-31 22:15

Apple, Google and Microsoft are fighting to keep your encrypted chats private Just as more tech companies are starting to see the light when it comes to privacy and security, intelligence agencies would still like to be able to spy on encrypted communication, whether it’s text chats or calls. The same goes for the Britis...
2019-05-31 08:00

Nurmagomedov confirms fighting return date after McGregor brawl Khabib Nurmagomedov's first fight after serving a nine-month suspension will be against Dustin Poirier for the lightweight championship at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi in September, according to the Ultimate Fighting Championship....
2019-06-05 15:15

State Dems fighting charter schools near end of legislative session State Democratic lawmakers have declared war on charter schools in the waning days of the legislative session — introducing four bills that parrot recommendations by the anti-charter teachers’ union....
2019-06-03 22:30

Apple devotes website to fighting anticompetition claims against App Store Apple has quietly launched a new website promising consumers and developers that its App Store "welcomes competition," pushing back against claims the online marketplace employs monopoly tactics....
2019-05-31 00:15

Jets’ Jamey Mosley fighting odds to play with brother again It took Jason McCourty 10 years before he got to share a dream and play on the same NFL team with his twin brother, Devin, with the Patriots. Shaquem Griffin somehow made to the NFL with one hand and now plays in Seattle with his twin brother, Shaqui...
2019-06-06 12:45

Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters rescued in animal-fighting probe in Indiana _____ Nearly 600 pit bulls and roosters were removed from two properties in Indiana after authorities received a tip that the animals were allegedly being trained for fighting. Investigators seized one pit bull Thursday morning at the Morgan County h...
2019-05-26 00:15

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory....
2019-05-22 21:30

Pedro Munhoz has learned to balance passion for fighting with inner peace Munhoz's first fight wasn't in an Octagon, but a bar in Brazil against his cousins. Fighting is in his blood, and finding a balance hasn't been easy....
2019-06-04 18:45

'It's my homeland': the trailblazing Native lawmaker fighting fossil fuels Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women elected to Congress, has become a powerful voice for US public landsWhile she was campaigning for a seat in the US Congress last year, Deb Haaland went camping for four days. It was less a surprisin...
2019-05-21 21:01

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
2019-05-31 01:01

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
2019-05-21 19:30

Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder rematch Schwarz fight ideal preparation for Wilder rematch, says Tyson Fury’s trainer The post Tyson Fury fighting Schwarz to prepare for Deontay Wilder rematch appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-14 10:30

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
2019-05-21 19:45

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctors cautiously optimistic that an opioid reduction program is working....
2019-06-13 11:15

Infant left fighting for life after contracting herpes from kiss at christening, mom says A 4-week-old baby in the U.K. was left fighting for his life in the hospital for over two months this fall after his mother claims he contracted the herpes virus from a kiss at a friend's christening....
2019-06-14 21:30

‘Let’s Stop Fighting and Let’s Start Fixing.’ Joe Biden Settles on Election Theme Former Vice President Joe Biden has had it with partisan gridlock and political games. He thinks he can still find a way to work with rival Republicans. And he thinks President Donald Trump wakes up each morning determined to further divide America a...
2019-05-21 16:15

‘I’ll keep fighting’: Philippine women keep alive memory of sex slave horrors during World War II The sad history of Asian women forced to become sexual chattel during World War II — so-called “comfort women” — is most often associated with South Korea. But there were more women in other countries occupied by Japan....
2019-05-29 18:15

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as w...
2019-06-06 20:45

Duvets discarded, cushions thrown at Japan's Pillow Fighting Championship The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on Saturday during qualifying for the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships in Shizuoka Prefecture...
2019-05-25 14:30

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association | Jonathan Michels, Will Cox, Alankrita Siddula and Rex Tai The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics and on to the streets of Chicago to confront the Am...
2019-06-06 16:00

In its 5th season premiere, Black Mirror presents a new kind of fighting game For the first ten minutes of “Striking Vipers,’ I assumed I knew where this was headed. It all seemed so obvious, didn’t it? Part of the fun of watching a new episode of Black Mirror (or any twisty anthology series) is trying to guess the premise be...
2019-06-05 19:30

Libya's Hifter meets French leader Macron amid fighting Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter is in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron amid growing international concern about his month-long offensive to take Libya's capital, Tripoli....
2019-05-22 15:30

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory....
2019-05-21 15:15

Fighting anti-Semitism a 'civic duty,' German President Steinmeier says German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said German society must oppose anti-Semitism on a daily basis. His remarks came a day before a planned Quds Day march in Berlin protesting against Israel....
2019-06-01 10:15

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
2019-05-22 21:45

25-year-old battling colon cancer shares message about fighting for answers TUCSON- Doctors are seeing an increasing number of young people diagnosed with colon cancer. Renee Vukelich is 25-years-old, has no family history of the cancer, and didn’t experience pain until recently. Doctors thought she was fine until the ...
2019-06-05 07:15

Lewis Hamilton on Monaco Grand Prix win: I really was fighting with the spirit of Niki Lauda Lewis Hamilton dedicated his tense Monaco Grand Prix win on Sunday to Niki Lauda, saying he was 'fighting with the spirit' of the late motorsport great....
2019-05-27 07:15

Austrian government, the blueprint for Europe’s new wave of populism, fighting for its political life As Europeans vote in one of the most consequential elections in recent E.U. history, Austria's populist coalition government, seen as a blueprint for several right-wing groups across the continent, is fighting for its political future....
2019-05-25 23:45

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the northwest, his faction said....
2019-06-09 01:15

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
2019-05-22 17:15

‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MT...
2019-06-06 00:15

In the War for Europe’s Soul, Holland’s Green Crusader Jesse Klaver Is Fighting for the Future Spend a few hours with Jesse Klaver, and you realize he is a little different from other politicians in the Netherlands, a country where most people pride themselves on being modest and unpretentious. First, there is the unblinking self-confidence wi...
2019-05-22 16:30

They fought at D-Day, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
2019-06-04 20:45

Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians continue to be killed or injured, and refugees and migra...
2019-05-21 16:15

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thursday, citing a surge of aggression in crisis-torn Libya....
2019-05-21 16:15

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
2019-05-21 19:30

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gend...
2019-05-25 00:45

Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri. Medieval fighting game For Honor just got a new limited time mode called Shadows of the Hitokiri. On Twitter, the mode’s description reads, “Face the Hitokiri, the ghostly Samurai fighting with their masakari in this limited time in-game event. Custo...
2019-06-10 23:15

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday, in a call to the warring parties to stop using food security to hold people “hosta...
2019-06-04 18:45

How the NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is fighting to make the city a safe space When a subway ride in Queens last November became the setting of an anti-gay attack, New York Police turned to a team set up for just such an incident: the Hate Crime Task Force....
2019-05-27 15:45

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
2019-06-03 16:45

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
2019-05-21 15:00

They fought the Nazis, now they're fighting rust: Veterans struggle to save World War II ships The Navy allowed groups around the country to take World War II ships, but scant attention was given to the multimillion-dollar maintenance costs.        ...
2019-05-24 14:15

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay....
2019-06-11 18:15

Founder of Doctors for Extinction Rebellion group 'draws the line' at sending drones above Heathrow A London doctor who was "willing to be arrested" during Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests has said he draws the line at sending drones above Heathrow Airport....
2019-06-08 10:15

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortage...
2019-05-25 02:45

Ronaldo’s final glory? Home triumph glimmers for an icon fighting off the dusk | Barney Ronay Portugal captain enters Nations League showdown knowing an undying drive cannot sustain his career for ever‘How dull it is to pause, to make an end, to rust unburnish’d, not to shine in use!” Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of many things across h...
2019-06-09 10:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to ta...
2019-05-21 22:30

Millennial fighting rare bone cancer responds to Biden vow: Law supported by Trump helped save my life A millennial fighting a rare form of cancer has hit back at Joe Biden's claim that his presidency would "cure cancer," and credited President Trump's administration with saving her life....
2019-06-14 16:00

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police that left at least 72 people injured....
2019-06-12 23:15

Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury II will happen next year, Williams won’t waste his time fighting drug cheats The big heavyweight fights are in the pipeline, just don't expect them soon, and Julian Williams won't be giving up his belt for a drug cheat The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder vs. Fury II will happen next year, Williams won’t waste his time fighti...
2019-05-21 23:30

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
2019-05-28 23:15

Vatican rejects gender reassignment as an attempt to 'annihilate nature' The Vatican has condemned gender theory, which allows people to choose or change their gender, as being a "confused concept of freedom" in a new official document....
2019-06-11 03:15

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
2019-06-15 01:15

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publisher Riot Games, as part of an investigation into gender discrimination at the company....
2019-06-13 05:30

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National A...
2019-05-21 19:45

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
2019-05-21 19:45

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
2019-06-11 02:30

The problem with billionaires fighting climate change is the billionaires | Kate Aronoff It’s great that philanthropists are pouring money into environmental causes. But it would be better for the planet if billionaires didn’t exist at allIn a flashy press conference this week, Michael Bloomberg announced that he’s spending $500m to help...
2019-06-11 11:45

A Must-Win War: The Real Battle That Prince Harry and Prince William Are Busy Fighting Every Day Damned when they don't, damned when they do. For the past six years, Prince William and Kate Middleton have been criticized by traditionalist royal-watchers for not making their......
2019-05-21 14:38

Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender. Whoops! Not what the 'Big Bang' star said he preferred Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Instagram.        ...
2019-05-28 00:30

A student used Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter to arrest a cop looking for underage sex The officer faces a charge of contacting a minor to commit a felony, and is currently on paid administrative leave.        ...
2019-06-12 00:01

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

10 new LGBTQ books to celebrate Pride month: Tan France, 'Gentleman Jack,' 'Gender Queer' Celebrate Pride Month with a good LGBTQ book, including a memoir from Tan France, a history of the Stonewall riots and a gender queer graphic novel.        ...
2019-06-10 03:30

'Big Bang' star Johnny Galecki reveals baby's gender and it's not the one he hoped for Johnny Galecki, who just closed out the final season of his wildly popular 'Big Bang Theory,' revealed the gender of his first child on Instagram.        ...
2019-05-28 15:00

Dillian Whyte takes aim at 'coward' Tyson Fury: 'You can't be the best in the world fighting Tom Schwarz' Tyson Fury's claim to be the best heavyweight in the world has been dismissed by Dillian Whyte, who accused him of "tricking fans" and "being a coward" ahead of his fight against Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas....
2019-06-14 14:15

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 13:15

How this Indian hotel chain plans to conquer the China market Since Indian budget hotel start-up OYO entered China last year, it has opened nearly 10,000 hotels and 450,000 rooms. Its CEO Ritesh Agarwal outlines two reasons for the firm's success....
2019-06-13 13:15

India Heat Wave, Soaring Up to 123 Degrees, Has Killed at Least 36 The government warned that the extreme temperatures, which have struck large parts of northern and central India, might continue as the arrival of monsoon rains has been delayed....
2019-06-13 13:15

Amazon Prime Premier League fixtures confirmed: Man Utd vs Tottenham headlines December schedule Amazon Prime have confirmed which 2019-20 Premier League fixtures they will be broadcasting in December, with their two rounds of matches headlined by the Merseyside derby and a heavyweight clash between Manchester United and Tottenham....
2019-06-13 13:45

Summer Diet Tips: Carry This Ayurvedic Drink While Travelling To Keep Heat Stroke At Bay With temperature crossing 45 degrees, many parts in India have fallen under the trap of intense heat wave, which is causing a toll on many people's health....
2019-06-13 13:45

Jon Bernthal is your enemy in 'Ghost Recon Breakpoint' Okay, okay, I know what you're thinking: "Hey, that's The Punisher!" But that, my friends, isn't Frank Castle. It's Colonel Cole D. Walker, the antagonist in Ghost Recon Breakpoint, who's portrayed by none other than Jon Bern...
2019-06-13 15:00

Blazers to Rock With Denim Shorts We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-06-13 15:15

Laurie Anderson: 'It's a great time to be creating new realities' The avant-garde pioneer’s virtual-reality installation To the Moon is coming to Manchester international festivalThe moon has always been a playground for the imagination. Since a cannon-propelled rocket pierced the moon’s surface in Georges Méliès’ ...
2019-06-13 15:45

Two-hour ‘dose’ of nature significantly boosts health – study Researchers say simply sitting and enjoying the peace has mental and physical benefitsA two-hour “dose” of nature significantly boosts health and wellbeing, new research shows, even if you simply sit and enjoy the peace.The physical and mental health...
2019-06-13 15:45

Dark Phoenix proves the X-Men need a no-holds-barred Marvel resurrection With the latest movie having a poor showing at the US box office and its best instalments Logan and Deadpool taking place outside the main continuum, the mutant saga won’t be missedIs it mere coincidence that the longest-running big-screen superhero ...
2019-06-13 15:45

At least 60 ice seals reported dead in Alaska, officials say The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska's west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in "unusually large numbers."...
2019-06-13 15:45

Russia says don't use tanker attacks to pressure Iran: RIA Russia on Thursday warned against rushing to attribute blame for a suspected attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, and said the incident should not be used to stoke tensions with Tehran, Russia's RIA news agency reported....
2019-06-13 15:45

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in central Darfur region of Sudan The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Sudan's central Darfur region earlier this week....
2019-06-13 15:45

Iran supreme leader says he has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-13 15:45

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed, emerging hypersonic weapons promise to massively reshape offensive combat tactics....
2019-06-13 16:15

Fortnite Fortbyte 89 Location Accessible by flying Scarlet Strike Glider through rings Accessible by flying the Scarlet Strike Glider through the rings east of Snobby Shores is the latest Fortbyte 89 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-13 16:15

Delivery wars: Target expands same-day shipping option in the latest move against Walmart, Amazon Target announced Thursday that online shoppers in 47 states will now be able to get items delivered same day by paying a flat fee of $9.99 per order.       ...
2019-06-13 16:30

Karnataka Cabinet To Be Expanded Tomorrow Amid Discontent In Coalition The expansion of the Karnataka cabinet will take place at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru on Friday afternoon. The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) coalition is expected to use the occasion to......
2019-06-13 16:45

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
2019-06-13 16:45

Best website builders for photographers in 2019 Plenty of online tools will help you create a website in just a few minutes with just a few clicks, but they're not all geared towards helping photographers – those people who want to show off big, beautiful galleries of images online.If ...
2019-06-13 16:45

Google Pixel 4 release date, price, news and leaks The Google Pixel 4 is a secret no more. We know what the Pixel 4 will look like because Google itself has shown us. That's not because the Google Pixel 4 release date is just around the corner - we still fully expect the Pixel 4 launch to t...
2019-06-13 16:45

Lead battery tech could make electric car charging cheaper Tesla is reportedly investigating using lead batteries at charging stations to store cheaper off-peak electricity Could old-school lead batteries come back to life and speed-up the introduction of electric cars as part of a nationwide charger networ...
2019-06-13 17:15

QB recruit Chandler Morris' decision: Dad and Arkansas or Dabo and Clemson? Chandler Morris, the son of Arkansas coach Chad Morris, is a coveted recruit. But Dad has to fight for a recruiting victory over Dabo Swinney, his former neighbor....
2019-06-13 17:30

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
2019-06-13 17:45

Contents of home of imprisoned racecar driver up for sale LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — The contents of the suburban Kansas City home of a pro racecar driver imprisoned for running an illegal $2 billion payday loan operation are going up for sale later this month as the government recovers assets to pay back cheated...
2019-06-13 18:15

Serbia fires national team coach Mladen Krstajic BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s soccer federation has fired national team coach Mladen Krstajic after a humiliating loss against Ukraine in a European Championship qualifier. Ukraine moved to the top of Group B by routing Serbia 5-0 at home la...
2019-06-13 18:15

Dog who got forever home thanks to a hospice dies of cancer CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — A rescued dog named Lola who got her forever home thanks to a New York hospice has died of cancer. Hospice Buffalo confirmed Lola’s passing to WGRZ , which featured her story when workers at the facility took her in las...
2019-06-13 18:15

2 charged after 178 cats removed from suburban Detroit home WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a couple has been charged after animal control officers removed 178 cats from deplorable conditions in a suburban Detroit home. Oakland County authorities say Jonathan and Jennifer Klein were arr...
2019-06-13 18:15

Joe Biden lines up top tier Dem financiers for Bay Area fundraising blitz Joe Biden is going to the homes of a former Twitter executive, a former ambassador and a longtime party philanthropist for Bay Area fundraising blitz....
2019-06-13 18:30

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
2019-06-13 18:45

'Redrum' returns as 'Doctor Sleep' first trailer reveals follow to 'The Shining' The first trailer for 'Doctor Sleep' dropped Thursday showing what life is like for Dan Torrence (Ewan McGregor) years after 'The Shining.'        ...
2019-06-13 18:45

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Deliveries will....
2019-06-13 19:15

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduc...
2019-06-13 19:30

Jofra Archer will benefit from facing West Indies with England, says Morgan • ‘It is a moment where you reaffirm your decision’, says Morgan• Pace bowler won under-19 caps for West Indies in 2013Eoin Morgan expects Friday’s World Cup encounter between England and West Indies will reaffirm Jofra Archer’s decision to switch si...
2019-06-13 19:30

| Van Aert clinches back to back Dauphine stages, Yates in yellow Wout van Aert won a second successive stage of the Criterium du Dauphine with victory on day five as Britain's Adam Yates remained in the leader's yellow jersey....
2019-06-13 19:45

Florida teen dies after collapsing during football conditioning drills A Florida teen died this week after collapsing during football conditioning drills at the high school he was to attend next year — prompting a district-wide stoppage of all athletic activities to review safety procedures, officials said. Hezekiah Wal...
2019-06-13 20:45

New feline dubbed the ‘fox-cat’ discovered on French island That’s one foxy cat! A new species of feline — known locally as the fox-cat — may have been discovered on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, according to the French National Office of Hunting and Wildlife (ONCFS). The gray-...
2019-06-13 20:45

Footage shows moments leading up to David Ortiz’s point-blank shooting Newly released surveillance video in the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shows a meeting between suspects in two cars and the accused motorcycle driver, according to a report. The video provided by Dominican Republic authorities shows ...
2019-06-13 20:45

Amanda Knox’s fiancé jokes latest Italy trip will be ‘different’ Amanda Knox’s fiancé joked that their trip to Italy might be “different” this time around — as they returned together for the first time since she was acquitted of her British roommate’s murder. The 31-year-old American and he...
2019-06-13 20:45

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
2019-06-13 20:45

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. T...
2019-06-13 20:45

John Krasinski next-level trolled Jenna Fischer at Stanley Cup Game 7 John Krasinski expertly trolled his former co-star Jenna Fischer at Game 7 of the Stanley Cup when he revealed his plus one was actor David Denman, known to fans of "The Office" as Pam's ex-fiancé Roy....
2019-06-13 21:15

When You’ve Seen ‘When They See Us,’ Here’s What to Read These books include ones focused on the Central Park Five and others exploring issues of racism and criminal justice that Netflix’s mini-series raises....
2019-06-13 21:15

Frozen wolf's head found in Siberia is 40,000 years old Fur, teeth and tissue largely intact on remains of animal bigger than a modern wolfThe severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia, and because of the freezing conditions, the remains are so well preserved that t...
2019-06-13 21:15

India plans to launch own space station: space agency India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country's first manned mission into space in 2022, its space agency chief said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 21:30

NBA Finals 2019: Raptors have big edge in one ‘inside’ stat It was the shout heard ’round the world. From bettors who had taken the Toronto Raptors to cover the point spread in Monday night’s Game 6 … from bettors who had backed the pre-series underdog to win the 2019 NBA World Championship at a big pay...
2019-06-13 21:30

Gregg Williams excitable and revealing in first Jets words: ‘Culture beats strategy’ Gregg Williams has been the Jets’ defensive coordinator since January, but Thursday was the first time he stood at the Atlantic Health Training Center podium to speak to the media. Starting with a cordial, “Hello, hello,” he came out guns blazing. “T...
2019-06-13 21:30

LeSean McCoy isn’t threatened by all the running backs Bills brought in LeSean McCoy isn’t bothered by a few fresh faces in Buffalo. McCoy, who hill turn 31 in July, struggled through the worst year of his illustrious career in 2018, rushing for 514 yards and three touchdowns, averaging just 3.2 yards per carry. Both McC...
2019-06-13 21:30

Nick Nurse not about to say sorry for controversial timeout OAKLAND, Calif. — Raptors first-year head coach Nick Nurse had done wonderful work in the NBA Finals’ first four games and the first 45 minutes of Game 5. It took a while before Nurse got second-guessed, with questions still coming Wednesday about hi...
2019-06-13 21:30

Appetite for risk-taking emerges as U.S.-based equity funds attract $4.4 bln U.S.-based equity funds attracted $4.4 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, following two consecutive weeks of cash outflows totaling $34 billion, according to Refinitiv's Lipper, as the United States and Mexico struck a deal to avert tari...
2019-06-13 21:45

GE evaluating strategic options for venture arm General Electric Co is evaluating strategic options for its venture arm, the company said on Thursday, as the industrial conglomerate looks to cut down billions of dollars in debt and turn around its ailing power unit....
2019-06-13 21:45

U.S. 30-year mortgage rates hold at lowest since 2017 -Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year fixed-rate mortgages remained at their lowest levels since September 2017 as U.S. bond yields stabilized on easing trade tensions between United States and Mexico, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 21:45

This data-stealing malware has returned with new attacks and nasty upgraded features Large parts of the Scranos operation were taken out in April - but it's already back and the criminals behind it seem more determined than ever, adding a trojan and a cryptojacker to their adware scheme....
2019-06-13 22:00

Police investigate south side shooting and rollover TUCSON – Police are still piecing together a series of events that led to the death of a man on Tucson’s south side Wednesday night. It began with a shooting investigation near Valencia Road and 12th Avenue and ended in a rollover crash o...
2019-06-13 22:15

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sour...
2019-06-13 22:15

All ministerial cars to be electric by 2030 News 13 Jun, 2019 A quarter of the Government Car Service’s vehicles will be fully electric by 2022, with the entire fleet being EV-only by 2030...
2019-06-13 22:45

|Kganyagosaysforecastingmodelsuggeststheremayberoomforratecuts The South African Reserve Bank’s forecasting model shows there might be room for interest rate cuts in the next year or two, given how weak the economy is, Governor Lesetja Kganyago has said....
2019-06-13 22:45

|Globalrecessionnotyetonthecards-economist The risk of a recession will only escalate if tariff threats that the US has used in its engagements with countries like China and Mexico escalate, says an economist....
2019-06-13 22:45

|WATCH:Trumpsayshewelcomesforeigndirtonopponents President Donald Trump says he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a US political opponent if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government....
2019-06-13 22:45

Chris Froome backed to return to best form after crash that will rule him out of Tour de France Team Ineos are confident Chris Froome will return to his best after a crash left him in hospital and ruled him out of his bid for a record-equalling fifth Tour de France next month....
2019-06-13 22:45

Grab the Original Sonos One For $50 Off, While You Still Can Sonos came out with a slightly tweaked Sonos One smart speaker this week, and while “an updated processor, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and increased memory” are nice upgrades, the thing that really matters, sound quality, remains the same....
2019-06-13 22:45

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities...
2019-06-13 22:45

Jay Williams rips Warriors for ‘misdiagnosed’ Kevin Durant injury Jay Williams believes Kevin Durant was “misdiagnosed” prior to returning to the NBA Finals and rupturing his Achilles tendon, which will likely cost him all of next season and could impact his free agency. On ESPN’s “Get Up” on Thursday, the br...
2019-06-13 23:15

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Auguste Perret – supposedly the “poet of reinforced c...
2019-06-13 23:30

Oyston out: Blackpool sold to fan and financier Simon Sadler for around £10m • League One club finally draw a line under Owen Oyston years• Supporters’ trust representative to act as adviser to the boardBlackpool have been sold by their receivers to Simon Sadler, a financier based in Hong Kong, a deal which brings to a conclu...
2019-06-13 23:30

Buyout Won't Solve Saks Owner's Big Issue: Department Stores Are Dying Taking Hudson’s Bay private doesn’t change the fact that department stores like its Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor have been losing share for years to discount chains, e-commerce companies and other upstarts....
2019-06-13 23:30

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristiane 38\u0027)"...
2019-06-14 00:15

Former Fidelity Manager, Accused of Harassment in 2017, Plots a Comeback One of Fidelity Investments’ star stock pickers left the firm in 2017 following allegations of sexual harassment. Nearly two years later, he’s attempting a comeback....
2019-06-14 00:15

Bar scales back 'free shot per goal' promotion after U.S. 13-0 win A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week....
2019-06-14 00:15

49ers' Bosa says injury shouldn't keep him from camp Rookie Nick Bosa said the hamstring injury that forced him to miss OTAs and minicamp shouldn't keep him off the field when the San Francisco 49ers open training camp next month....
2019-06-14 00:15

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office – for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
2019-06-14 00:30

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
2019-06-14 00:30

U.S. jury partially convicts Benghazi consulate attacker Mustafa al-Imam A federal jury in Washington, D.C., handed down a partial guilty verdict for a suspect in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans....
2019-06-14 01:30

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the last decade, according to a new report released by public-health groups Trust for America’s Healt...
2019-06-14 01:45

Bakkt says bitcoin futures testing to begin in July Bakkt, the startup cryptocurrency platform affiliate of New York Stock Exchange-owner Intercontinental Exchange Inc, said on Thursday it would begin letting users test two physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts on July 22....
2019-06-14 02:15

Kim Kardashian West speaks alongside Trump to announce ride-hailing program for former inmates Kardashian West wasn’t the only woman Trump lauded — he spotted Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who recently announced she’s leaving her position at the White House, in the crowd and pulled her up to publicly thank her....
2019-06-14 02:15

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
2019-06-14 02:15

How to Buy Your First Backpacking Pack One of the great beauties of backpacking is its simplicity. Carrying everything you need on your back and getting around on your own feet is a fantastic way to de-clutter your existence for a weekend, with one caveat: you have to get the right pack. ...
2019-06-14 02:30

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out T...
2019-06-14 02:30

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation....
2019-06-14 03:00

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-06-14 03:00

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 03:00

Minnesota boy, 4, takes great-grandfather’s car for joyride for candy The mixture of peanut butter and chocolate is an unrelenting mistress. A 4-year-old Minnesota boy with a hankering for some candy on Tuesday apparently couldn’t wait to get the sweet treats, and instead took matters into his own small hands, &#...
2019-06-14 03:15

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 03:15

New York repeals religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
2019-06-14 03:15

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down” is coming out June 14, with the music vide...
2019-06-14 03:30

FDA issues warning after patient dies following fecal transplant The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued a safety warning following the death of a person who contracted a drug resistant bacteria that was transmitted by an investigational fecal microbiome transplant (FMT)....
2019-06-14 03:30

Why is Justin Bieber Cruising for a bruising? Forget Ali v Frazier, a scrap between the Canadian singer and Tom Cruise, an actor known for his hard-as-nails fitness, would surely be the (one-sided) fight of the centuryDignitaries and handlers alike flock to the central temple where Tom Cruise sp...
2019-06-14 03:45

Inside the Alphabet empire: Here are the most important people and teams in Google's vast power structure (GOOG, GOOGL) REUTERS:Hannibal Hanschke.JPG Google-parent company Alphabet dominates businesses from search to online ads. The company has more than 103,000 employees working on high-profile initiatives and secret projects. Business Insider Prime has mapped out s...
2019-06-14 04:00

A top White House economic adviser says the ballooning budget deficit 'doesn’t bother' him AP/Evan Vucci White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suggested on Thursday that the rapidly growing gap between federal income and spending wasn't a pressing concern. "I don't think we're at a crisis point now," Kudlow said of publicly-held debt ...
2019-06-14 04:00

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season...
2019-06-14 04:00

Walmart is offering $80 off the Apple Watch Series 3 for a limited time 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

MLB notebook: Ohtani 'getting close' to mound work Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani continues to progress in his rehab from Tommy John surgery, and he could throw from a mound before the All-Star break....
2019-06-14 04:15

A Tolerable Redemption for Tiger Woods His journey back has been morally and medically arduous. But here he is, basking in adulation, smiling with President Trump, defying his sport’s and society’s expectations....
2019-06-14 04:15

Brooks Koepka, Seeking a 3rd Straight U.S. Open Title, Could Be the Star Golf Needs Unpackaged, unemotional and unabashedly himself, Koepka has become the game’s dominant player, with four major titles in two years. Yet he is also its Invisible Man....
2019-06-14 04:15

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
2019-06-14 04:30

Toronto Raptors v Golden State Warriors: NBA finals Game 6 – live! Email Hunter with your thoughts or tweet @HunterFeltDurant undergoes surgery for ruptured achilles tendon 3.38am BST Email from Stephen Hodson:Hi Hunter again,Considering how Leonard has been relatively quiet in the first half, the Raptors can feel p...
2019-06-14 04:45

How the U.S.-China Trade War Got to This Point The trade war roiling the global economy is being fought not trench by trench but product by product. A typical salvo was a tariff placed by the U.S. in 2018 on imports from China of “Harrows (other than disc), scarifiers, cultivators, weeders and ho...
2019-06-14 05:15

The Latest: Warriors’ Thompson not returning for Game 6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Warriors say Klay Thompson will not return to Game 6 because of his left knee injury. There was no word on severity of the injury....
2019-06-14 05:30

Cards rally in rain, game vs Mets suspended in 9th tied at 4 NEW YORK (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets was suspended because of rain Thursday night, moments after Harrison Bader hit an RBI double with two outs in the top of the ninth inning that made it 4-all. Play will resume ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Candice Dupree scores 20 points, Fever beat winless Wings ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 20 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the winless Dallas Wings 76-72 on Thursday night. Kelsey Mitchell added 18 points for Indiana (4-3). The Fever also beat the Wings on Friday night in Indianapolis ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Dodgers’ Seager goes on IL with strained hamstring LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have placed shortstop Corey Seager on the injured list with a left hamstring strain. The move made Thursday is the result of Seager getting hurt in the ninth inning of a loss to the Los Angel...
2019-06-14 05:30

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
2019-06-14 05:30

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
2019-06-14 05:30

Mitch McConnell: 'For the first time in my memory, I agree with Nancy Pelosi' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Thursday that he has found himself in rare agreement with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,  D-Calif....
2019-06-14 05:45

Julián Castro: Americans will look back at Trump and ask 'what in the hell was wrong with that president?' Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro predicted that Americans in 20 years would ask what was "wrong" with President Trump when he expressed willingness to receive opposition research from foreign governments....
2019-06-14 05:45

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
2019-06-14 05:45

Time for candidates to go toe-to-toe with Johnson Despite the bullish statements released by all the surviving leadership camps after the first round leadership vote, most of them were left disappointed....
2019-06-14 05:45

Google is ending the integration between Drive and Photos Enlarge Google Drive is a place to store all your files, and Google Photos is a place to store all your photos. On the surface, having these two Google services integrate somewhat makes sense, and today, all your Google Photos end up in Drive and ...
2019-06-14 06:45

The Latest: Iran rejects US blame for suspected ship attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Iran rejects a U.S. accusation against Tehran over suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strate...
2019-06-14 06:45

‘Come give me that hug:’ Cop saves suicidal man with warm embrace Take notes, officers. An Arizona cop was caught on camera rescuing a 26-year-old man who had tried to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge, but it’s what he did to save him that has internet users talking. Rather than snatch the man up, or ta...
2019-06-14 07:15

Taylor Swift Drops New Song "You Need to Calm Down": Listen! We are NOT calm! Taylor Swift has dropped her new single, "You Need to Calm Down." At the stroke of midnight, T.Swift's new song, off of her upcoming seventh studio album,......
2019-06-14 07:15

Who Won Project Runway Season 17? Well, all we have to say is that the Project Runway judges made the right decision. Sebastian Grey was just named the winner of season 17 of the reality competition in its first year......
2019-06-14 07:15

HBO's Euphoria Had to Cut So Many Penises Out of a Scene This ain't the Disney Channel anymore. Zendaya stars in Euphoria, HBO's newest drama that premieres on Sunday, and if you want penises, you got penises. You got 'em even if......
2019-06-14 07:15

The Real World Returns: Where Are Your All Your Favorite Roommates Now? This is the true story...of seven strangers...picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens...when people stop being polite...and start getting real.......
2019-06-14 07:15

Madonna: 'I wanted to be somebody – because I felt like a nobody’ She wanted to rule the world – and did. Madonna looks back on four decades of fame, why the music industry needs a #MeToo moment, and her still insatiable ambitionOn YouTube, you can find a clip of Madonna appearing on American Bandstand in January 1...
2019-06-14 07:30

5G bands explained: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World 5G is here. Well, at least in a few places in the US. The network of the future has started rolling out in the United States and across the globe across various carriers and starting in the first half of 2019, users can get a taste of what 5G really ...
2019-06-14 07:45

Little known iOS 13 feature will prevent Apple from throttling iPhones in the future Now that Apple iPhone users aren't automatically upgrading to the latest model every year or two, the longevity of the phone's battery is more important than ever. You might recall 2017's Batterygate. Apple's iPhone Battery and Performance website po...
2019-06-14 07:45

The powerful Samsung Galaxy Tab S5 tipped to arrive in August alongside Galaxy Note 10 News about Samsung's next flagship tablet surface last week when a listing at Geekbench revealed some of the Galaxy Tab S5's specs. We learned over the weekend the tablet will be equipped with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 6GB RAM,...
2019-06-14 07:45

Obsession with 1999 attack could shape Columbine’s future DENVER (AP) — Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the suburban Denver community surrounding the school is debating whether it’s time to tear down a building that also became a beacon for ...
2019-06-14 07:45

RFU call off search for Eddie Jones successor to work under England coach for final year of contract RFU CEO Bill Sweeney has revealed England are no longer planning to appoint a successor to work under Eddie Jones for the final year of his contract....
2019-06-14 08:15

Total Recall: The CNN news quiz Hitmen targeted a former Boston Red Sox slugger, a country banned single-use plastics and massive protests erupted against a proposed extradition law. What do you remember from the week that was?...
2019-06-14 08:30

Uncle charged after 5-year-old shoots toddler in the head GRAY, Ga. — Authorities say a 5-year-old shot a 2-year-old sibling at a Georgia home while playing with a gun and now the children’s uncle has been charged. News outlets report the children found the gun in the home Wednesday and were playing w...
2019-06-14 09:01

WeWork considers $1.9 billion offer for 70% Indian affiliate stake: Bloomberg Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-14 09:15

Samsung’s $100 Galaxy Fit tracker focuses on the basics It's been more than a year since Samsung last updated its Fit line of activity-tracking bands, and it's high time for a refresh. After first announcing the new Galaxy Fit in February alongside the new Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Watch Active, the...
2019-06-14 09:30

Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standalone version, dubbed Dota Underlords. In this game, players join the game with seven others while "bu...
2019-06-14 09:30

Elon Musk: 'The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation' A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people were asking Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tes...
2019-06-14 09:30

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
2019-06-14 09:30

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
2019-06-14 09:30

Ducey touts Arizona’s universal licensing in meeting with Trump PHOENIX (KPNX) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made a stop at the White House on Thursday to discuss how to reduce barriers to enter the workforce. The Republican governor was among a number of bipartisan state leaders who met with President Donald Trump f...
2019-06-14 09:45

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong’s Lam HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A noted Hong Kong political analyst says the pressure on the territory’s chief executive to step down or back away from plans to push throug...
2019-06-14 10:15

UPDATE 2-Airbus agrees new contract for delayed A400M military transporter Airbus has reached an agreement with European state buyers to revise a contract for its delayed A400M military transporter plane, resetting Europe's largest defence project after a lengthy wrangle over costs and military capability....
2019-06-14 10:45

Japan Display says has not received notice about Chinese investment Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc on Friday said it had not received notice from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium about a potential 80 billion yen ($740 million) investment, raising the possibility of a critical delay in much-needed cash....
2019-06-14 10:45

Chipmakers drag European shares lower after Broadcom shock Technology shares led European shares lower on Friday after U.S. chipmaker Broadcom warned of a broad slowdown in demand due to trade tensions and the U.S. ban on Chinese tech and mobile phone company Huawei Technologies....
2019-06-14 10:45

|FraudwatchdogwinscaseagainstNationalCreditRegulator An anti-fraud body is allowed to keep what it deems important fraud information for a period of up to 10 years, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled....
2019-06-14 11:15

Arthur ruled out of Brazil's Copa America opener against Bolivia "Brazil will start without Arthur in their lineup for Friday’s Copa America opener against Bolivia but his midfield partner Casemiro said he was hoping for something special on a return to the ground where he made his name."...
2019-06-14 12:15

Holders Toyota sweep front row at Le Mans "Holders Toyota took pole position for the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Thursday night with Japan\u0027s Kamui Kobayashi leading the third front-row lockout in three years for the factory TS050 hybrid cars."...
2019-06-14 12:15

Shirtless, homeless man arrested for smashing bus windshield A shirtless, homeless maniac was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly using a cane to smash the front windshield of an MTA bus in the Bronx, police said. Austy Persons, 62, went berserk on the BX2 bus while it was stopped at a light at Grand Conco...
2019-06-14 12:30

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” The state Capitol turned into a chaotic scene Thursday as both houses of legislature — and eventually Gov. Cuomo — passed a bill that will end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from ...
2019-06-14 12:30

Jeremy Lin is an NBA champion now The age of Linsanity may be over, but Jeremy Lin is now an NBA champion. Lin, who played just one minute (Game 3) in the NBA Finals, will get a championship ring after the Raptors defeated the Warriors’ 114-110 in Game 6 on Thursday night. The ...
2019-06-14 12:30

Oman Air plans Airbus talks unless Boeing provides 737 Max support plan Oman Air CEO Abdulaziz Al Raisi plans to hold talks with Airbus if Boeing does not provide a support and recovery plan for its grounded 737 MAX planes before June 17, a statement by the Omani company said on Friday....
2019-06-14 13:45

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle town of Riosucio sits on the banks of the Atrato river, not far from the border with Panama. With a pop...
2019-06-14 13:45

What’s the secret to a perfectly shaped burger? The answer to why homemade burgers shrink and then bulge usually lies in the kind of meat you’re using• Do you have a culinary dilemma? Email feast@theguardian.comWhenever I make beef burgers, they tend to shrink in diameter and go really thick in th...
2019-06-14 13:45

Ginetta reveals return to LMP3 class with new challenger for 2020 Ginetta has unveiled a new car to comply with the second-generation LMP3 regulations due to come into effect next year, marking its re-entry to the class...
2019-06-14 14:15

Barcelona MotoGP: Marc Marquez fastest in first practice Marc Marquez led Fabio Quartararo by 0.111s seconds in opening MotoGP practice for the Catalan Grand Prix, while Mugello race winner Danilo Petrucci was a low-key 18th...
2019-06-14 14:15

Warriors' future uncertain following Finals loss, injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant The serious injuries to Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson, combined with uncertainty in free agency, raises considerable issues for Golden State.       ...
2019-06-14 14:30

The Division 2 Server Maintenance Downtime Update: Emergency fix before FREE Game Weekend The Division 2’s servers due to go down this morning for Emergency Maintenance – but how long is The Division 2 down today? Here's everything you need to know about today's scheduled downtime...
2019-06-14 14:30

Iran rejects U.S. charge it attacked tankers after Central Command releases video The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
2019-06-14 14:30

Suzuki Gixxer 250 Pictures Leaked After the launch of the Suzuki Gixxer SF 250, it was only a matter of time before Suzuki India launched the Gixxer 250. And the first pictures of the new motorcycle have already been leaked....
2019-06-14 15:15

DOs And DON'Ts Of Driving Or Riding In The Rain The rain gods are here and it's now time to gear up for our unpredictable monsoons and here are the most important DOs and DON'Ts while driving or riding in the rain....
2019-06-14 15:15

Samsung Galaxy Fold Still Delayed, Company Denies Reports of July Relaunch Samsung apparently needs more time to perfect its first foldable device, following early reports that the screen cracked and bent within days of use....
2019-06-14 15:15

Poco Launcher 2.0 Now Available in Beta With a More Refined Look Xiaomi has revealed that it is getting ready to release a new version of its Poco Launcher. Set to be called Poco Launcher 2.0, the new version is now available as a beta via Google Play Store beta......
2019-06-14 15:15

MacBook Series Getting New Models Soon, Registrations Suggest Apple appears to be readying the launch of new "portable" computers, according to registration of new Mac models in the Eurasian Economic Commission....
2019-06-14 15:15

Baby boy dies after being cut from slain mother’s womb The baby boy cut from his murdered mother’s womb in Chicago died on Friday, a family spokesperson said. The newborn, named Yovanny Yadiel Lopez, was on life support since the grisly April incident that left him with severe brain damage. “It is ...
2019-06-14 15:30

Trump says he won’t fire Conway over Hatch Act violations WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he won’t fire White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal watchdog agency recommended her removal for repeatedly violating a law that limits political activity by government workers. Trum...
2019-06-14 15:45

Former ICE chief Thomas Homan returning to administration as border czar, Trump reveals President Trump on Friday revealed that former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan is returning to the administration as a “border czar,” as he seeks to combat a migration wave at the southern border....
2019-06-14 16:00