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Rabies alert issued for Disney World's Epcot area after infected cat scratches employees

Florida's Department of Health issued a rabies alert for Disney World's Epcot Center after two employees were scratched by a rabid cat.       ...

Rabies alert issued for Disney World's Epcot area after infected cat scratches employees

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Rabies Alert Issued Near Walt Disney World's Epcot After Feral Cat Tests Positive For the Disease If you’re visiting Epcot at Walt Disney World this summer, keep the kids away from any stray animals you might find. A feral cat just tested positive for rabies and the health department is warning people to be careful during the coming months becaus...
2019-07-10 13:15

Rabies warning issued near Disney's Epcot theme park after employee scratched by feral cat Vacationers visiting Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park may want to keep an eye out for feral animals after the Florida Department of Health in Orange County issued a rabies warning in the area....
2019-07-10 18:15

Florida health officials warn of rabies in Disney World's Epcot theme park Health officials in Florida have issued a 60-day rabies alert for an area surrounding Disney World’s popular Epcot theme park, urging tourists and residents to avoid “stray dogs” and other wildlife. ...
2019-07-11 03:30

Golden Alert Issued In Jackson County JACKSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Jackson County emergency officials are looking for a missing elderly man. The sheriff’s and emergency management said in a release that 92-year-old Carl Spurlock was last seen on Friday between 7:00 and 8:00...
2019-06-29 23:30

Silver Alert issued for missing man from Colorado MESA, Ariz. – A Silver Alert has been issued for 92-year-old Ventura Liufau, a man visiting Mesa from Colorado. Liufau is in Mesa visiting family and does not know the area well. He was last seen near Country Club and Baseline in Mesa, Ariz. He...
2019-07-06 07:45

Silver Alert issued for missing Peoria woman Peoria, Ariz.- The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Silver Alert for 72-year-old Mary Endreson. She was last seen leaving her apartment on foot at 9415 N. 99th Avenue in Peoria, Ariz. She is described as 5 feet 4 inches, white hair...
2019-06-18 09:30

Silver Alert issued for missing vulnerable adult SHOW LOW, Ariz – The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued a silver alert for 87-year-old Lucy Garcia Anaya. According to officials, Anaya has Alzheimer’s and she was last seen around 3 p.m. leaving the Walmart located at 5401 S ...
2019-05-30 05:15

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events...
2019-06-21 23:15

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their g...
2019-07-16 04:45

Extremely Heavy Rain Likely In Himachal Pradesh, "Orange" Alert Issued Many parts of Himachal Pradesh received light to moderate rainfall in the past 24 hours, with the meteorological department forecasting extremely heavy rainfall on Monday....
2019-07-08 00:45

6.9 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert issued A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for eight cities near the epicenter....
2019-07-07 20:15

Boil water alert issued in Green Valley due to potential presence of E coli SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A boil water alert was issued Thursday afternoon, according to Green Valley Fire District. On Thursday, Farmers Water Company informed their customers that regular water system sampling and laboratory tests indicated that the possi...
2019-07-12 01:15

Nipah Virus Alert In Madhya Pradesh's Guna, Gwalior; Advisories Issued The death of hundreds of bats in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district has raised alarm in the area and fear of the spread of the Nipah virus. The administrations in Guna and Gwalior districts issued health......
2019-06-14 21:30

14 Lions Escape South Africa's Kruger National Park, Alert Issued A pride of 14 lions is on the loose near a mining community bordering South Africa's Kruger National Park, officials said Friday, and warned members of the public to be alert. The lions have been......
2019-06-07 16:30

Nostalgia Alert! Brenda Song Looks Back at Her Disney Channel Past Ahead of Amphibia Return Nearly 19 years ago, Brenda Song first appeared on the Disney Channel as a young girl who just wanted some snow for Christmas, in the 2000 movie The Ultimate Christmas Present. Now, she......
2019-06-08 00:30

How to remove car paint scratches Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 A light parking ding can spoil your car's looks. Here's how to tidy up and remove car paintwork scratches...
2019-06-18 21:15

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
2019-05-24 19:30

Bats the main cause of rabies in the US, not dogs: CDC The findings claim that 70 percent of all reported rabies cases in the U.S. are bat related, while other wildlife such as foxes, skunks and raccoons also pose a threat....
2019-06-13 02:30

This iPad case dweller can give you rabies Chalk this one under the "you can't make this up" category, but an iPad owner from New Hampshire had a surprise encounter with a cave-dweller turned into a case-dweller, and a rabid one at that.Yes, we mean a rabid bat that had lodged between the scr...
2019-05-31 22:45

Skunk involved in Amado rabies quarantine reportedly dead TUCSON -The potentially rabid skunk involved in the incident that resulted in the death of four kittens, according to Pima Animal Care Center. Officials said a woman contacted the shelter on June 4 about a possibly rabid skunk interacting with severa...
2019-06-13 01:45

New Hampshire man treated for rabies after being bitten by bat hiding in iPad case, report says A New Hampshire man who was treated for rabies after a bat that was hiding in his iPad case snuck out and bit him last week said he hopes his ordeal will help educate others about the dangerous disease....
2019-05-29 21:01

Killer Sofa to Dogman's Rabies: the worst movie posters at Cannes 2019 Think Cannes is all about red carpet premieres and arthouse masterworks? Think again – there’s a whole other side to the festival where the terrible film reigns supreme. Here are some of the most pitiful efforts Continue reading......
2019-05-24 05:15

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
2019-06-13 20:45

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
2019-05-23 15:45

Reusing Syringes Infected Hundreds of Pakistani Children With HIV Unsafe, but common, practices such as reusing drips and syringes caused hundreds of Pakistani children to be infected with HIV, according to a World Health Organization team investigating an outbreak in a poor southeastern town....
2019-06-14 16:30

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the potentially life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest exporter of frozen chicken in the world, exporting $750m-worth of the meat to Europe last year. But about o...
2019-07-03 20:30

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Maryland beach A young boy was left covered in open wounds after he was infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach, his mother said. Brittany Carey wrote on Facebook that her son developed the red gashes “all over his body” af...
2019-07-04 09:01

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
2019-05-22 15:30

For Sale: Laptop infected with world's most dangerous malware A laptop infected with six of the most dangerous viruses and malware that have caused around $95bn (£74bn) of damage has been put up for auction....
2019-05-21 21:45

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
2019-07-15 04:45

Hunt accused of breaking promises to infected blood victims Tory leadership contender and ex-health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of not fulfilling his promises to victims of the infected blood scandal....
2019-06-21 20:15

Someone Spent $1.3 Million on Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses A used Samsung NC10 cost less than $200. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million—so long as it’s art.Read more......
2019-05-28 20:30

Kerala Student, 23, Infected With Nipah, Confirms Government: 10 Points A 23-year-old college student, admitted in a private hospital in Kerala's Ernakulam, has tested positive for the deadly Nipah virus, which killed 17 people in the state last year. The National......
2019-06-04 11:15

1 dead, 5 infected after mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital A mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital in Washington state has left at least one person dead and five others infected, hospital officials said....
2019-07-04 02:30

Maryland boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Here's what you need to know about Vibrio A Maryland boy was infected with flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio in June 2019 while swimming off West Ocean City. Health official say cases are rare.        ...
2019-07-03 01:01

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Check Point Research claims....
2019-07-10 15:45

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health officials in Uganda have confirmed the country’s first c...
2019-06-12 02:15

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
2019-05-28 15:30

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks.       ...
2019-07-11 01:30

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the...
2019-05-31 23:45

Operating rooms scheduled to reopen after one dead, 5 infected by mold at Seattle Children's Hospital A patient at the Seattle Children's Hospital died, and five more were infected after mold was discovered in several operating rooms during a routine air test on the hospital in May....
2019-07-05 04:15

Best medical alert systems of 2019 From 2012 to 2050, the number of US citizens over 65 years of age will almost double from just over 43 million to nearly 84 million according to the United States Census Bureau. While the baby boomers can expect an increased life expectancy for enjoy...
2019-06-23 04:30

17 things to do in the D.C. area this weekend One of the Newseum’s final exhibits before it vacates its downtown building at the end of the year looks back at Jon Stewart's time behind the desk at "The Daily Show."...
2019-06-20 20:15

12 things to do in the D.C. area this week The Smithsonian Institution's tributes to the 50th anniversary of the moon landing include projecting the image of a Saturn V rocket and 17-minute film onto the Washington Monument....
2019-07-15 16:45

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
2019-07-07 18:45

Traffic Alert: Sixth Street Closure TUESDAY- On Saturday June 1, 2019 starting at 3 P.M., Sixth Avenue will be closed for the Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk. The main run begins at 7 P.M. and ends at 10 P.M. There is also a free children’s one mile or run starting at 6 P.M. S...
2019-05-30 04:00

78-year-old man found safe after Silver Alert MESA, Ariz. – The Apache Junction Police Department has called off a Silver Alert for 78-year-old Marcus Schluter. He has been found safe and in good health. According to AJPD, Schluter was last seen June 12 around noon, checking out of his hot...
2019-06-13 12:30

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
2019-06-19 00:15

France removes heatwave alert for Paris Paris authorities said on Monday that they had removed the amber-level heatwave alert that had been declared for the French capital since June 23, in the light of soaring temperatures across the country....
2019-07-01 10:00

Man arrested in Amber Alert held on $1M bond TUCSON – The man arrested in connection to Monday’s Amber Alert will be held on a $1 million bond, officials say. On Sunday, 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez reportedly kidnapped a 17-year-old from the parking lot of her place of work i...
2019-05-22 07:15

NYC-area stars and former AAU teammates get drafted The New York City area joined the party late in the first round of the NBA draft. Ty Jerome, the New Rochelle native who played a critical role in Virginia’s run to a national championship, was drafted 24th overall by the Celtics, then traded to the ...
2019-06-21 11:30

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most importantly, a big dumb castle shaped like his iconic character’s big dumb face....
2019-06-01 09:15

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
2019-07-13 21:30

Tanzania scolds US for alert warning of rumors of attacks DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania’s government has scolded the United States for issuing a terror alert warning American citizens about rumors of impending attacks in an area of Dar es Salaam popular with foreigners. A foreign ministry st...
2019-06-21 15:30

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
2019-05-27 06:45

For Cyclone Fani Alert, Weather Department Had Sent Nearly 65 Lakh SMS The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has sent nearly 65 lakh messages to the people in eastern and southern India to give them updates about Cyclone Fani that hit the Odisha coast earlier this......
2019-05-28 03:30

Some Think First 'Game Of Thrones' Poster Revealed End (Spoiler Alert) According to some on Twitter, the identity of the ruler of Westeros was actually revealed in a promotional poster that previewed the very first season of HBO's 'Game Of Thrones'....
2019-05-27 19:15

Serbian troops placed on alert after Kosovo police arrests BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has ordered its troops to full alert after reports that Kosovo police entered Serb-populated regions of the former Serbian province. Serbia’s state TV said Tuesday that Kosovo’s special police “burst i...
2019-05-28 10:30

Spoiler alert: Is this ‘Stranger Things’ character really dead? Spoiler alert: a major plot point is revealed at the end of “Stranger Things” Season 3 — do not read further if you want to be surprised. Still here? Season 3 of Netflix’s hit ’80s nostalgia show takes a leaf out of the “Game of Thrones” book a...
2019-07-04 13:30

30 Districts In Odisha On Alert Following Heavy Rain Forcast The Odisha government put all the 30 districts of the state on alert Saturday in view of the IMD forecasting enhanced heavy rainfall for the next three days, officials said....
2019-06-30 02:00

Californians’ Alert Apps Didn’t Sound for 2 Big Earthquakes. Why Not? Many Los Angeles residents thought the ShakeAlertLA app on their phones should have given warning. Officials said the system had worked as designed — but promised some changes....
2019-07-09 04:15

Terror Alert At 2 Pathankot Stations After Intel On Threat From Pak's ISI Two train stations in Punjab's border district of Pathankot are on high alert after intelligence inputs of the threat of expositions triggered by Pakistan's spy agency ISI....
2019-05-27 10:45

The EU's election interference alert system isn't working properly The European Union was quick to report online interference in its recent elections, but the system designed to catch that interference apparently needs some improvement. The New York Times has learned through records and interviews that the EU'...
2019-07-08 06:30

Cyclone Vayu Changes Course Overnight, Gujarat Still On High Alert The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
2019-06-13 04:01

TRAFFIC ALERT: Interstate 10 eastbound closed at Valencia Rd. TUCSON – Interstate 10 eastbound is closed at Valencia Road because of a crash, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Right now, all traffic must exit the freeway at Valencia Road. There’s no estimated time to reopen the ...
2019-05-25 07:30

Oxymoron Alert: Some 'High-Yield' Bonds Go Negative In the latest sign of financial markets going into uncharted territory, more than a dozen junk bonds, which usually carry high yields, now trade in Europe with a negative yield....
2019-07-14 11:45

Boeing Wanted to Wait 3 Years to Fix Safety Alert on 737 Max Boeing planned to wait three years to fix a non-working safety alert on its 737 Max aircraft and sped up the process only after the first of two deadly crashes involving the planes....
2019-06-08 09:01

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93 Concerned about what happens when people fall and can’t reach a telephone to call an ambulance, Mr. Dibner, a psychologist, developed a system to help....
2019-07-11 22:15

Gujarat On Alert As Cyclonic Storm Vayu Closes In Gujarat Cyclone Updates: A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days and Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit Gujarat coast on June 13....
2019-06-11 08:30

TV station seeks to replace weatherman who criticized alert SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Springfield, Illinois television station whose “Code Red” weather alert drew an on-air reproach from its morning meteorologist has posted an employment advertisement seeking the weatherman’s replacement....
2019-06-12 04:15

How To Find Bloodstained's Cool Secret Area Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a pitch-perfect throwback to the Castlevania games produced by veteran designer Koji Igarashi. As far as tributes go, it’s spot-on, resurrecting the ghost of Symphony of the Night and its successors—and if you kn...
2019-06-29 00:15

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting ...
2019-05-23 03:30

Thunderstorms grind area airports to a halt Area airports were slammed with hours-long delays Sunday night after severe thunderstorms battered the Tri-State. The storms packed a punch with the threat of 60 mph winds and penny-sized hail when they rolled in about 9:30 p.m., prompting the Nation...
2019-06-03 22:30

Tornado on ground in Kansas City area The National Weather Service office in Kansas City says a large and dangerous tornado is on the ground on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas, and the NWS is telling residents to take shelter now. (May 28)        ...
2019-05-29 06:45

Ari Alexander says goodbye to Tucson-area viewers TUCSON – After over three years reporting and anchoring in the Old Pueblo, News 4 Tucson’s Ari Alexander has accepted a job for the NBC affiliate in Houston, Texas.  Here is his heartfelt goodbye after his last sportscast at KVOA. Ari Al...
2019-06-19 02:30

India's Ola plans to set up research center in Bay Area India's taxi aggregator Ola said on Thursday it plans to set up its first research center in San Francisco area to push its electric mobility and autonomous vehicles....
2019-06-13 21:45

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored the league's international ambition....
2019-05-31 13:30

What's Area 51, and why is it so popular right now? 4 things to know about the top-secret site The top-secret military base known as Area 51 has long been a point of discussion for conspiracy theorists who believe the facility holds government secrets about aliens and UFOs....
2019-07-16 00:15

Employees circumvent IT just to do their job Employees worldwide have begun to go rogue by using unauthorized software and applications on their work devices despite being aware of the potential business risks involved according to new research from Snow Software.The company's new study su...
2019-06-01 04:00

IBM is laying off more than 1,000 employees IBM confirmed Thursday that it’s laying off a small percentage of employees. The cuts affect around 1,7000 of the company's 340,000 employees.        ...
2019-06-07 05:00

IBM is laying off 1,700 employees IBM confirmed Friday that it is laying off 1,700 employees. The layoffs, which affect one half of 1 percent of IBM’s 340,000 strong workforce — were confirmed by the tech company to CNBC. “We are continuing to reposition our team to align with our fo...
2019-06-07 19:15

Lawmakers seek Boeing documents about 'defective' sensor alert on 737 Max Lawmakers are seeking documents from Boeing and the FAA on what they called a sensor alert Boeing said was not working properly but waited a year before telling federal officials....
2019-06-07 21:45

Serbian Troops on Full Alert After Kosovo Police Arrests (BELGRADE, Serbia) — Serbia put its troops on full alert Tuesday after heavily armed police in northern Kosovo entered Serb-populated Mitrovica, firing tear gas and arresting nearly two dozen people. It was the latest flare-up in long-simmering...
2019-05-28 23:30

The Latest: Birds prompted S. Korea to issue alert messages SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomacy involving North Korea’s nuclear program (all times local): 5:15 p.m. South Korea’s military says it was a flock of birds that prompted it to alert journalists that it had detected an ̶...
2019-07-01 11:45

Margarita season alert: The classic cocktail can cause severe blisters In summertime, margaritas can come with a dark twist: blistering burns all over your hands. That’s what happened to health-care worker Courtney Fallon, who squeezed “hundreds of limes” to make margs for her Memorial Day party. After prepping the tequ...
2019-06-12 07:00

Alert Level Raised At World's Largest Volcano In Hawaii The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii has been hit by at least 50 small earthquakes since October of last year, scientists said on Tuesday, prompting U.S. geologists to raise its alert level to yellow....
2019-07-03 08:30

Under the skin: How acoustic vehicle alert systems make EVs safer Active sound technology like Harman Halosonic helps to make electric cars comply with a new law while making the inside of cabins quieter and more refined The old "stop, look and listen" mantra isn't much good when it comes to EVs, but there is a s...
2019-07-01 12:30

Alert level raised for Hawaii volcano due to rumbles, quakes The Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii has been hit by at least 50 small earthquakes since October of last year, scientists said on Tuesday, prompting U.S. geologists to raise its alert level to yellow....
2019-07-03 01:45

US-based Everbridge scores Aussie emergency alert deal The Massachusetts headquartered company has been awarded a multi-year contract to support the deployment of Australia's national early warning system....
2019-06-18 02:45

Rajasthan Government To Remain Alert After Bihar Children Deaths The Rajasthan government has directed officials to remain alert in the state after over 100 children died in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES)....
2019-06-19 16:30

Alert level raised for world’s largest active volcano Federal officials this week upped the alert level for the world’s largest active volcano — Mauna Loa in Hawaii — which last erupted in 1984. The US Geological Survey made the shift from “normal” to “advisory” Tuesday following a steady in...
2019-07-03 21:30

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate ne...
2019-05-27 12:30

China issues citizens US travel alert, warns of harassment China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies....
2019-06-04 14:30

FDA issues safety alert over fecal transplants after patient’s death One person died from a fecal transplant, the US Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday, as they issued a warning against the treatment. The idea behind the procedure, known as fecal microbiota transplatation, is to use stool from a health...
2019-06-14 07:15

China issues US travel alert warning of official harassment BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other forms of what it called harassment by U.S. law enforcement agencies. The warning issued Tuesday urges Ch...
2019-06-04 12:15

TRAFFIC ALERT: Serious accident involving motorcyclist on southeast side TUCSON- The Tucson Police Department is working a serious-injury collision involving a motorcyclist near E. Old Vail and S Houghton Roads. Police advise avoiding the area. TRAFFIC ALERT Please avoid E. Old Vail Rd. east of S. Houghton Rd. while offi...
2019-07-05 08:30

China Stirs Suspicion With Unusual Maritime-Threat Alert Nations that flank the Strait of Malacca are puzzling over why China issued an emergency-level alert for its ships that pass through the vital Asian waterway, and whether strategic calculations are at play....
2019-07-11 20:00

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week....
2019-06-15 20:45

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for the illness....
2019-07-16 04:30

Google reveals plans to build 20,000 Bay Area homes Google says it'll invest in thousands of new homes in the Bay Area over the next decade, in the hopes of helping many of its employees and other residents find an affordable place to live in one of the planet's most expensive regions. CEO S...
2019-06-18 21:45

See How Climate Change Has Affected Your Area With 'Warming Stripes' The earth has been warming for decades, but year-to-year changes are hard to watch in real time. Was this winter really less snowy than usual? Now there’s a handy way to see how your area’s average yearly temperature has varied over time....
2019-06-18 21:30

Man fatally shot in residential area of Staten Island A man was shot dead early Thursday morning in a quiet residential area of Staten Island, authorities said. Investigators are working to piece together what happened to the 20-to-30-year-old man, who police believed called 911 himself around 4:15 a.m....
2019-06-20 17:30

England's rapeseed area falls to 16-year low - AHDB The rapeseed area in England for the 2019 harvest has fallen to a 16-year low following a poor establishment of crops last autumn and damage by flea beetles, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board said on Friday....
2019-07-05 20:15

4 gunmen on run, one dead, after Washington-area gun store break-in Four gunmen were on the run in a suburban Washington, D.C., neighborhood Thursday after they smashing into gun shop with their car, stealing weapons.        ...
2019-06-13 18:15

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area Google Maps can already route you around traffic and road closures, but now it will also be able to help you steer clear of areas affected by natural disasters....
2019-06-06 22:45

Google wants to be a ‘good neighbor’ by pledging $1B to Bay Area housing San Francisco is home to the tech elite, and is one of the most expensive places to live in the world, thanks to scores of tech firms moving in over the past couple of decades. Now, Google wants to make it a little more affordable. The internet giant...
2019-06-19 12:15

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
2019-05-21 19:15

ATV driver rescued after being lost in remote desert area TUCSON – A woman was rescued after she got lost in a remote desert area southeast of Tucson during an ATV ride Wednesday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a 38-year-old woman called 911 at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesda...
2019-06-29 03:15

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts from gathering in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, with plans to invade top-secret military base Area 51, whe...
2019-07-11 21:30

Two Shot, 2 Others Hurt In San Francisco-Area Shopping Mall Two people were shot and two others hurt on Tuesday when at least one gunman opened fire at a mall in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno before apparently fleeing on a nearby train, police said....
2019-07-03 07:30

Two teens wounded in shooting in San Francisco-area mall At least two teen boys were shot Tuesday, two other people were wounded and two suspects were at large in the aftermath of shooting at a San Francisco-area shopping mall, causing panic among shoppers and the closure of two train stations, police said...
2019-07-03 06:45

Curiosity is entering what may be the best area to find life on Mars Clay on the Martian surface may be able to sustain and nourish microbes, and the Curiosity rover has just rolled into an area on Mars that’s chock full of it...
2019-05-21 16:30

The Latest: LA-area gunman who set fire to home killed The Latest on a standoff with a gunman near Los Angeles (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Authorities have shot and killed a gunman who held authorities at bay for hours in a bizarre standoff during which he set a home on fire and threw fireworks at offic...
2019-06-07 05:30

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing b...
2019-05-26 10:00

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area Syria’s White Helmets say at least 6 people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel’s last stronghold...
2019-05-27 16:15

84% of US employees have never heard of GDPR A survey of corporate employees by insider threat management company ObserveIT reveals a greater understanding of privacy laws in the UK than in the US....
2019-06-12 22:15

TRAFFIC ALERT: serious collision closes northbound Oracle Road at Magee TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road is closed at Magee road due to a serious collision. According to Oro Valley Police Department, traffic diverted onto westbound Magee. Traffic Alert Northbound Oracle Rd. closed at Magee. Traffic diverted onto w...
2019-06-20 06:45

Spoiler alert: it’s getting harder to keep plot lines from readers | Paul Chadwick In the age of watching TV shows weeks, or even years, after an episode has aired, how long should spoiler alerts last?“I can’t be the only one in the boat on this,” complained a reader about separate newspaper interviews in which actors discussed the...
2019-07-15 22:15

Gujarat Minister Said "Can't Stop Aarti" At Temple Amid Cyclone Alert Cyclone Vayu, which had intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" was expected to make landfall today morning but it changed course overnight and is moving further into the sea...
2019-06-13 09:45

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according to a report. Chloe Haines, 25, sparked a hijack alert on a June 22 flight with Jet2 airlines when she ...
2019-07-06 04:30

On Encephalitis Alert, Assam Warns Negligent Doctors Of Criminal Cases The Assam government has cancelled the leaves of all health department employees till the end of September to deal with an outbreak of encephalitis in the state. The state government also said it will......
2019-07-06 13:45

Sri Lanka on alert as Buddhist hardliners hold first meeting after Easter attacks Police lined the streets of the Sri Lankan highland town of Kandy on Sunday and the army was on standby as hardline Buddhist monks gathered for their first big assembly since Easter attacks by Islamist militants on churches and luxury hotels....
2019-07-07 11:30

Police on alert as protesters descend on DC for Trump's military-themed July 4th President Trump is gearing up for his military-themed celebration on July Fourth, but the fireworks already are erupting as critics complain about the nature and cost of the event -- and authorities worry about possible violent clashes between leftis...
2019-07-04 01:00

Ohio Weatherman Has No Time for The Bachelorette Viewers During Severe Weather Alert For some viewers, it seems The Bachelorette was more important than their safety. When the ABC reality show was interrupted for a special weather statement from local Ohio weatherman......
2019-05-28 21:30

Match-Fixing at Women’s World Cup? As Game Grows, Officials Are on Alert As the profile of women’s soccer grows, games are drawing millions of dollars worth of bets. And FIFA and match-fixing officials say they are taking no chances....
2019-06-18 00:15

Alert In North Sikkim As Teesta Flows Over Danger Mark After Cloudburst A flood alert has been sounded in several areas in north Sikkim and parts of neighbouring Bengal after a massive cloudburst inundated the upper reaches of Teesta river. The Teesta river is flowing......
2019-06-18 00:30

Golden Alert Cancelled After Missing Butler County Man Found Safe UPDATE: BUTLER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Golden Alert has been issued for a missing Butler County man. Officials say 78-year-old Bobby Jo Chance was last seen Friday at his residence on Silver City Huntsville Road. Chaney was expected to attend...
2019-05-29 16:45

Taiwan on 'high alert' after finding invasive armyworm in corn crop Taiwan is on "high alert" for further damage by the fall armyworm, said Premier Su Tseng-chang on Tuesday, after the island reported its first sighting of the invasive pest in a corn field....
2019-06-11 13:45

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
2019-06-12 02:15

Traffic Alert: Oracle Road Lane Closure at Limberlost Drive TUCSON – On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the southbound curb lane on Oracle Road both north and south of Limberlost Drive will be closed for paving work related to a private development project. This one-day project is scheduled to begin at 5 A.M....
2019-06-18 04:30

Fake diamond alert: If yours are simulated or made in a lab, you can't call them mined Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
2019-05-29 10:30

New memorial area dedicated at World Trade Center site The 9/11 Memorial Glade honors rescue and recovery workers who were sickened or died after responding to the Sept. 11 attacks.        ...
2019-06-01 01:15

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

Two Chicago-area men convicted of providing support to Islamic State Two Chicago-area men were found guilty on Thursday of supporting Islamic State in a federal case in which one of them was accused of saying he hoped to see the jihadist group's flag over the White House, local media reported....
2019-06-21 14:30

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
2019-06-09 16:15

Wynn receives key approvals for Boston-area casino opening BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators have given Wynn Resorts key approvals for opening its nearly $3 billion Boston-area casino. The state’s Gaming Commission on Wednesday authorized Wynn to conduct three trial gambling days next wee...
2019-06-13 04:15

Carabao Cup draw proves to be an unexpected item in bagging area John Barnes and Ray Parlour ensured there was a buzz at Morrisons as north-west London replaced south-east AsiaDateline: Colindale. The north-west London suburb best known for its RAF museum and quick access to the M1 has, for one night only, become ...
2019-06-21 02:15

Rescuers help people from flooded cars and homes in the Philadelphia area Flash flooding was prompting rescues from homes and cars Thursday morning in the Philadelphia area, including southern New Jersey, where high water also closed parts of Interstate 295 for hours....
2019-06-21 00:45

This meme account for a Los Angeles-area mall is melting our brains People in L.A. are often accused of only caring about things that happen in L.A., and perhaps there’s some truth to that. Sometimes, however, the things happening in LA are so important, so influential, and so transcendent that they deserve national ...
2019-06-07 20:15

Boston Police: Man fatally shot in busy downtown area BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say a man has died after a daytime shooting not far from the city’s busy Prudential Center. A suspect is in custody following the shooting Tuesday morning near a hotel at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Wes...
2019-06-04 20:15

Video footage captures explosion at Philadelphia-area oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gas prices are moving upwards on the news....
2019-06-21 17:15

Trump Wants to Make the Lincoln Memorial Area a VIP Section on July 4 First Donald Trump couldn’t have his dumb $92 million military parade, so he decided to usurp Fourth of July celebrations this year in the nation’s capital. Now, he plans to transform the area in front of the Lincoln Memorial into a ticketed-only VIP...
2019-06-29 21:45

Two injured at NJ high school as storms batter the tri-state area Two people were injured near a New Jersey high school when a strong storm packing high winds tore through the tri-state area on Tuesday night, local reports said. Two people suffered minor injuries when an object — possibly a tree branch — crashed th...
2019-05-29 10:30

Kansas City-Area Tornadoes Add to 12 Straight Days of Destruction Tuesday was the 12th consecutive day with at least eight tornado reports, tying a record. In all, more than 500 tornadoes have been reported in 30 days....
2019-05-29 08:30

The Latest: Official: 10 dead in Dallas-area plane crash DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a small plane at a Dallas-area airport (all times local): 5:50 p.m. A town official says 10 people were killed when a small, twin-engine plane crashed into a hangar during takeoff at a Dallas-area airport. Add...
2019-07-01 03:45

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
2019-07-13 15:15

Four people injured in San Francisco-area shopping mall shooting Police in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, California, said on Monday they were on the scene of a shooting, which local media reported occurred at a shopping mall and left several people injured....
2019-07-03 06:15

I'm The Only Person Playing Harry Potter: Wizards Unite In My Area The first week that Pokémon Go came out, it was all my friends wanted to do or talk about, and we weren’t the only ones. Whenever I went on a jog around my neighborhood, I’d run into people of all ages and backgrounds at every PokéStop and gym on my ...
2019-06-21 19:00

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
2019-07-13 14:15

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather be....
2019-05-22 19:00

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
2019-07-08 16:45

Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries....
2019-07-05 05:30

Tornadoes hit Dayton area; more storms expected farther south A tornado slammed into the U.S. city of Dayton, Ohio, on Monday and severe storms were forecast to pound the area overnight, officials and media reports said....
2019-05-28 10:45

Waymo bringing self-driving trucks to Phoenix area freeways PHOENIX (AP) — Google’s self-driving vehicle division says it’s bringing autonomous trucks to the Phoenix area. Waymo announced Wednesday that its fully self-driving tractor-trailers will start driving on freeways this week and will expan...
2019-05-30 15:30

Vegas considers stadium-area plan, bid for MLS soccer team Las Vegas is considering giving a developer exclusive rights to develop a proposal to reshape an aging downtown stadium area to boost a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion franchise....
2019-05-31 14:30

Area 51 expert on viral campaign to ‘storm’ top-secret site An author and expert on Area 51 said the US military will never let civilians anywhere near the top-secret site after the “Storm Area 51” movement went viral on Facebook. One million Facebook users have now responded that they would go to...
2019-07-16 00:15

Vicious storm spawns tornadoes in Kansas City area A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people on Tuesday. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29 14:15

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family. The Syrian Civi...
2019-05-30 14:45

Thousands turn out for new Boston-area casino grand opening EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts’ third casino has officially opened near Boston to cheers and fanfare. Puffs of brightly color smoke were shot into the air as thousands waited for the doors of the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor to open o...
2019-06-23 18:30

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
2019-05-21 22:15

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this...
2019-07-08 01:30

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
2019-05-22 11:45

JLR employees could move to a four-day working week News 12 Jun, 2019 Employees at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant will sign a ballot later this week, deciding if the plant will move to a four-day schedule...
2019-06-13 03:45

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15 05:30

Schwab Scraps Trip for Top Employees Discount brokerage Charles Schwab says it is scrapping a Hawaii vacation for top employees, citing “reputational risks” associated with award programs....
2019-07-13 07:00

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
2019-05-29 21:45

Israel Airport On High Alert After Plane Makes Emergency Landing: Report Authorities at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport declared an emergency level 3 situation as a Boeing 737 with a blown wheel made an emergency landing here on Monday afternoon....
2019-07-01 18:01

Freebie alert - get a free Google Home Hub with John Lewis broadband deals It may not be the name you instinctively jump to when you think about broadband deals. But, with an offer as good as this, John Lewis is showing it means business in the competitive world of internet packages.When you buy any John Lewis broadband dea...
2019-06-13 10:45

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
2019-06-06 07:15

TRAFFIC ALERT: serious injury multi-vehicle crash shuts down intersection on eastside TUCSON – A multi-vehicle collision has shut down the intersection at S. Kolb and E. Escalante roads. According to the Tucson Police Department, serious injuries were sustained in the accident. TRAFFIC ALERT The intersection of S. Kolb Rd & E...
2019-06-27 23:30

Italy, France on highest-level ‘red’ weather alert amid heat wave PRAGUE — France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting heatwave in Europe. Meteo France ra...
2019-06-28 23:00

| 'The sky has turned black' - Papua New Guinea volcano spews ash, triggering eruption alert Papua New Guinea's Mount Ulawun volcano - designated one of the world's most hazardous - began spewing ash, turning the sky black and prompting authorities to warn of a possible eruption....
2019-06-27 21:45

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this week....
2019-07-07 21:45

Syrian army shells rebel area despite ceasefire move: monitor The Syrian army and its allies shelled rebel-held areas of northwest Syria on Wednesday night and early on Thursday, a war monitor said, despite Russia saying on Wednesday that it and Turkey had brokered a new ceasefire there....
2019-06-13 10:45

Aaron Rodgers Loses Chugging Contest Among Milwaukee-Area Sportsmen Since the Toronto Raptors have Drake cheering them on, the Milwaukee Bucks need their own celebrity row. Green Bay lineman David Bakhtiari has filled a spot more than once, and he’s excelled at acting as a Rally Packer for the crowd. All he has to do...
2019-05-25 00:15

Call to raid Area 51 draws hordes of alien hunters on Facebook Welcome to Rachel street sign on SR-375 in Nevada, also known as the Extraterrestrial Highway. Situated close to the Nellis Air Force Range and Area 51, Rachel is popular among UFO hunters. / Getty Images By Tom Metcalfe Area 51 may be facing an inva...
2019-07-15 21:15

Hell yeah, it's finally time for the people to rise up and storm Area 51 Look, there’s absolutely no way the American government is hiding aliens in Area 51. They’re obviously in a different base by now, having been dressed up in children’s clothing, packed into a sedan, and driven during the cover of night to a new, bett...
2019-07-13 00:15

US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice Midway Atoll to be bombarded with rodenticide after scientists and volunteers discovered seabirds with open wounds Midway Atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the scene of a crucial naval battle in the second world war. It is now set for a very different s...
2019-05-24 15:45

Delhi's Connaught Place World's 9th Most Expensive Office Area: Report The Connaught Place area of the national capital retained its tag of the ninth most expensive office space during the January-March period of 2019 with an average occupancy cost of $143.97 (Rs 9,800)......
2019-07-10 13:15

Viral Area 51 ‘raid’ amasses 1 million recruits, gets Air Force warning It’s “Mission: Impossible” meets “Mars Attacks” — and it’s going down at Area 51. An event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us” appeared on Facebook earlier this month, urging alien e...
2019-07-15 20:00

Neo-Nazi pamphlets target Cologne area hit by racist nail bomb Fifteen years after neo-Nazis bombed a Turkish neighborhood in Cologne, a new group is spreading hateful propaganda in the area. The home-delivered pamphlets warn of imminent attacks....
2019-06-08 08:00

American Airlines cancels 200+ flights Monday after Dallas area storms A Sunday storm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area has snowballed into 200+ cancellations heading into Monday, one of the week's busiest travel days.       ...
2019-06-10 18:30

Unexpected monarch in bagging area? Queen Elizabeth pops down to Sainsbury's Britain's Queen Elizabeth popped down to the supermarket on Wednesday to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the British high street chain, Sainsbury's....
2019-05-22 15:15

ITBP Personnel Administer Oxygen To Amarnath Yatris In J&K's Baltal Area Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel on Sunday administered oxygen to over 50 pilgrims, who were feeling breathless at 12,000 feet during the Amarnath Yatra....
2019-07-07 10:30

Nearly a month's worth of rain in 1 hour triggers travel nightmare in D.C. area Commuters in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore area faced an extremely difficult and dangerous drive back to work on Monday as heavy downpours flooded local roadways....
2019-07-09 09:30

Omar's socialist supporters denounce Seattle-area protesters as 'fascist' Rep. Ilhan Omar’s weekend appearance at a Seattle-area fundraiser for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) drew protesters as well as socialist counter-protesters who praised the embattled congresswoman....
2019-05-29 15:45

Google's Area 120 made a free, drag-and-drop 3D game builder Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has produced things like an app that teaches coding and tools to boost literacy. Now it wants to help gamers create their own 3D games, no experience necessary. Today, it launched Game Builder, a free platf...
2019-06-13 22:15

Syrian insurgents shell government-held rural area, kill 12 DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the government-held northern province of Aleppo, striking a wedding party and killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15, state media said Monday. The attack late Sunday t...
2019-06-17 15:00

Tornadoes strafe Kansas City area in latest spasm of storms A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City....
2019-05-29 09:30

San Francisco-area shopping mall shooting leaves several injured – reports ABC News reported at least four victims were being taken to medical facilities after the shooting at San Bruno’s Tanforan MallPolice in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, California, responded to the scene of a shooting, which local media reporte...
2019-07-03 03:15

Google rolls out $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area Google has rolled out a $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a part of the U .S. lacking affordable housing.       ...
2019-06-19 01:00

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
2019-06-19 01:00

Memorial set for 5 slain Capital Gazette employees ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Baltimore Sun...
2019-06-28 11:45

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
2019-07-14 16:30

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
2019-05-30 23:00

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
2019-06-20 14:15

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of US employees Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said that it will provide its workers with...
2019-07-11 17:30

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29 02:30

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-04 07:30

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
2019-05-27 21:00

FCA, Renault deal could take more than one year to be finalised - CEO to employees It could take more than one year for Fiat Chrysler and Renault to finalise a proposed merger of the two companies, FCA group's chief executive told employees on Monday in a letter seen by Reuters....
2019-05-27 12:45

Authorities find car in Surprise linked to Idaho AMBER Alert involving kidnapped teen (KPNX)– Authorities are looking for 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez, who was kidnapped by 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez in Jerome County, Idaho on Sunday from the parking lot of the Wendy’s where she works, police say. Authorities say...
2019-05-21 15:45

AMBER ALERT: Missing 17-year-old Idaho girl, supect phone pinged in Kingman TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety has issued an AMBER alert for 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez. She was last seen at 2816 South Lincoln in Jerome, Idaho. She was described as possibly wearing a Wendy’s restaurant uniform an...
2019-05-21 15:45

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
2019-05-27 16:45

Today in pissed-off weathermen: Guy calls out corporate overlords for their shitty storm alert system Weathermen are sick of our bullshit. They’re sick of sports fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of Bachelorette fans’ bullshit. They’re sick of their goddamn coworkers’ bullshit. And today, they’re absolutely sick of their corporate overlords’ bullshit....
2019-06-07 20:15

Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday after police in neighboring Kosovo mounted an anti-smuggling operation in a northern region of the country populated mainly by Serbs....
2019-05-28 13:30

Europe on 'red alert' as heatwave breaks temperature records, causes wildfires, claims multiple lives Europe has been hit with a record-breaking heatwave, with temperatures hitting over 110 degrees Fahrenheit and already taking several peoples’ lives....
2019-06-30 08:45

Fake diamond alert: Don't call lab-made, synthetic gems real, FTC warns Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
2019-05-28 19:30

World's largest active volcano in Hawaii upgraded to increased alert level Federal officials raised the alert level Tuesday for the world's largest active volcano, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, which last erupted in 1984.        ...
2019-07-03 20:30

Arsenal fans on high alert as Baku police check for Henrikh Mkhitaryan shirts Arsenal supporters in Baku were on high alert in the build-up to tonight's final as police stationed outside the city's fanzones were checking shirts for Henrikh Mkhitaryan's name....
2019-05-29 13:15

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with ...
2019-07-02 10:30

San Diego-area leaders to ask Congress for $400 million to address Mexico sewage spills San Diego County leaders are planning to ask Congress for upwards of $400 million to fund projects to prevent ongoing sewage spills from Mexico's Tijuana River Valley from spilling onto U.S. shorelines, which has resulted in beach closures in recent ...
2019-06-07 03:30

College counselors at prestigious DC-area school quit over parents' 'verbal assaults' Two college counselors from a prominent Washington D.C. private school that has seen such famous children as Chelsea Clinton and Malia and Sasha Obama walk their halls have quit due to "verbal assaults" on faculty members by parents....
2019-06-07 05:15

New York-Area Airport Briefly Closed After Plane Lands On Flat Tires The busy Newark airport serving the New York area was briefly closed Saturday after a United Airlines flight experienced multiple flat tires upon landing and skidded partly off the runway, the airline......
2019-06-16 07:30

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, causing damage but no casualties, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 13:45

Driver slams into Dairy Queen picnic area, injuring Colorado family Four members of a Colorado family escaped serious injury after a man suspected of driving under the influence drove into the picnic area of a Dairy Queen on Saturday in a dramatic crash captured on video....
2019-05-22 17:45

Trump targets politically diverse Orlando area for re-election kickoff Tuesday President Donald Trump will kick off his 2020 re-election campaign Tuesday in downtown Orlando, a testimony of how important Florida is in his bid to return to the While House....
2019-06-17 09:15

Homeless people reject developer's offer of 'free money' to leave area In a bizarre stunt Friday, an elf-costumed real estate developer threw money at residents of a homeless camp in California in an effort to entice them to leave....
2019-07-13 16:45

Can't Accept Gifts Without Permission, UP Government Employees Told After banning mobile phones in meeting, asking officials to report on duty by 9 am, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now come up with another new diktat -- no officials will henceforth......
2019-07-01 07:15

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
2019-06-07 03:30

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) gave Waymo the green light this week, issuing a permit tha...
2019-07-03 15:45

After Dozens of Fentanyl Killings, Hospital C.E.O. and 23 Employees Are Forced Out The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio resigned one month after a doctor was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
2019-07-13 00:30

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. However, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged,...
2019-07-12 00:45

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Report, and while it employs more women and minorities than it did a few years ago, it's still predom...
2019-07-10 08:45

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position...
2019-07-11 17:45

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
2019-07-16 06:30

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Th...
2019-06-08 05:45

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. ...
2019-07-16 03:45

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some ...
2019-05-24 00:45

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
2019-05-31 02:15

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
2019-05-30 03:30

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will he...
2019-05-21 16:15

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
2019-05-29 19:45

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants the...
2019-05-25 02:15

4 school employees suspended after test scores invalidated PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky superintendent says he has suspended four employees at an eastern Kentucky elementary school following an investigation of standardized test scores that led to 2017 results being invalidated. WYMT-T...
2019-05-29 16:45

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch...
2019-05-22 16:45

Jeep employees, retirees say Renault's presence put them 'in the ditch' While FCA considers a merger with Renault, older Jeep employees and retirees recall their last dance with the French automaker in the 1980s, when Renault merged with American Motors Corp., which owned Jeep at the time....
2019-06-03 20:30

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now...
2019-05-31 02:30

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
2019-06-06 17:00

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday ag...
2019-05-29 00:15

Home Depot employees build 2-year-old boy a walker CEDARTOWN, Ga. (CNN) – Employees at a Georgia Home Depot are being praised for helping out a 2-year-old boy who has trouble getting around. 2-year-old Logan has hypotonia, which impacts his muscle tone and makes walking a problem. His parents w...
2019-05-28 09:15

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of...
2019-06-01 21:30

Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police......
2019-05-22 11:45

New Freddie Mercury alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased track from 1985 Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."        ...
2019-06-20 12:45

Google Maps Adds Mumbai Floods Feature To Alert Waterlogged Roads & Road Closures An annual event now, the city of Mumbai finds itself coming to a halt every time the rain gods are a little more generous than usual. The city's crumbling infrastructure can barely handle its......
2019-07-03 11:45

Slurp Alert: Beat The Heat With This Lip-Smacking Cutting Chai Kulfi (Watch Recipe Video) Did you know that you can use a cup of chai to make a bevy of dishes? This summer, how about using your favourite cutting chai to make delicious kulfi!Surprised? Don't be....
2019-07-04 11:45

Disney just released the first trailer for ‘Frozen 2’ We saw the first teaser earlier this year, and now we finally have a full-length Frozen 2 trailer for you. It’s been six long years for Frozen fans who wanted a sequel, and Disney is finally ready to deliver. We’ve got the same stellar ch...
2019-06-11 16:45

Disney has 60 movies in the works for the next decade — here they all are Lucasfilm Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027. In addition to "Star Wars" movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox. Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures,...
2019-06-20 04:45

Why Disney+ Freaks Me Out About the Future of Streaming It certainly seems like the world of streaming video entered a new epoch recently. Last week, Comcast finally handed the reigns of Hulu over to Disney, which means the company will have not only the impending Disney+ streaming service but also a live...
2019-05-26 08:30

Joe Biden aides meet Bay Area financiers while he takes heat for skipping California Dem convention The meeting happened as Biden spoke in Ohio and rivals for the 2020 presidential nomination attended the California Democratic Party's convention....
2019-06-04 01:45

Area 51 expert on social media campaign to 'storm' top-secret site: Military won't let anyone get close An author and expert on Area 51 said the U.S. military will never let civilians anywhere near the mysterious Air Force-run site after the "Storm Area 51" movement went viral on Facebook. ...
2019-07-15 17:15

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has triggered a rush of cross-border property investments between Hong Kong and the mainland....
2019-06-13 11:45

Washington area hit by flash flooding, stranding drivers and soaking White House basement A morning rainstorm creating a treacherous commute across the nation’s capital on Monday, as numerous roads were washed out and the White House basement ended up getting soaked....
2019-07-09 00:30

260K alien hunters sign up for joke Facebook event to breach Area 51: 'They can't stop all of us' More than 260,000 Facebook users have signed up – and nearly 300,000 more are interested – in an upcoming event called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us.”...
2019-07-11 14:30

Toddler’s family says she died after falling from open window in play area on cruise ship By Doha Madani and Gabe Gutierrez The grieving parents of an 18-month-old are looking for answers after their daughter fell to her death through an open window in a children’s play area on a cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Chloe Rae Marg...
2019-07-09 17:15

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
2019-06-10 14:30

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
2019-05-29 12:30

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread...
2019-05-24 15:15

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
2019-07-16 06:30

The Lupe vacuum by ex-Dyson employees could be the ideal cordless cleaner Cordless vacuums were once considered useful for little beyond cleaning small messes, but in the past few years, they’ve come to replace many full-fledged vacuums altogether. But handheld cordless vacuums often can’t hold a candle to their corded bre...
2019-05-31 00:45

IndiGo CEO Assures Employees As Promoters Feud In Public: 10 Points India's largest airline IndiGo, a rare success story in the challenging aviation industry, is caught in a messy feud between its founders. Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the owner of IndiGo - fell as......
2019-07-10 16:30

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
2019-05-24 20:30

Shaken employees back at work after Virginia Beach massacre Employees at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center returned to work Monday — less than 72 hours after a deranged, gun-wielding ex-employee massacred 12 people there. Workers returned to the school administration building and the courthouse, and the res...
2019-06-04 00:30

Microsoft is showing a dual-screen Surface device to employees Rumors of Microsoft making a dual-screened Surface appear to be solidifying, although you may need to adjust your expectations. Sources for The Verge claim the company held an internal event where it offered a peek at future Surface device, includin...
2019-06-03 20:45

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
2019-06-16 20:15

U.S.-based engineers' body lifts curbs on Huawei employees The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on Monday said employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries would be allowed to participate in a peer review process for its research papers, lifting previous curbs....
2019-06-03 04:15

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
2019-06-19 12:15

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
2019-06-14 06:30

UPDATE 1-VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly will vote June 12-14 on whether to unionize....
2019-05-29 21:00

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
2019-06-28 23:15

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hir...
2019-07-12 10:30

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
2019-06-21 16:30

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
2019-05-22 01:15

Wayfair Furniture Employees Walked Out Over Sales to Migrant Facilities Some 500 Wayfair employees signed a letter asking the furniture giant to end business with a government contractor that operates shelters for migrant children....
2019-06-28 08:15

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
2019-06-28 00:15

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Ruling declares that ridehailing company drivers decide whether, when and for how long they work, not when their employer saysThe ridehailing company Uber does not have a traditional employment relationship with its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman h...
2019-06-07 05:30

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
2019-05-30 18:45

New Freddie Mercury music alert! Listen to Queen singer's previously unreleased 1985 track Dave Clark asked Freddie Mercury to sing a take from his rock musical with just piano. It's being released as new single "Time Waits for No One."        ...
2019-06-21 02:45

Hulu will belong to Disney. Here's what that means Disney's acquisition of 21st Century Fox means it took Fox's share of Hulu in that deal, adding to its own and giving it majority control of Hulu.        ...
2019-06-04 13:45

Disney: 17 money-saving hacks to try on your next trip Among Look at value days to score cheaper tickets and buy souvenirs, sunscreen and even strollers outside the park.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Disney's 'The Lion King', strikingly realistic 25 years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
2019-07-12 23:30

Disney's 2020 summer cruises In summer 2020, Disney Cruise Line will embark on itineraries around the world, including Greece and five first-time ports of call in Europe.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

Netflix and Disney speak out against Georgia’s new abortion law Georgia is one of the latest states to pass legislation that will make it harder for women to get abortions, but Georgia also happens to be one of the countries where several movie studios shoot some of their pictures, including Netflix and Disney. B...
2019-05-30 14:45

Disney recalling ‘Toy Story 4’ toy over choking hazard Stick a fork in “Forky.” Disney yanked thousands the plush toy “Forky” — featured as a sidekick in “Toy Story 4” — from the shelves because they pose a choking hazard, officials said Tuesday. The company recalled 80,000 of the stuffed character...
2019-07-10 03:45

Disney Would Consider Boycotting Georgia if Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect Georgia’s entertainment industry may take a major hit thanks to the state’s regressive politics. Several Hollywood producers have already said they won’t film in the state thanks to an abortion ban passed earlier this month. Now, Disney CEO Bob Iger ...
2019-05-30 05:15

17 ways to save money on your Disney vacation Don't want to give Mickey Mouse all your money? We've got 17 money-saving tips for your family's trip to Disney World and Disneyland.       ...
2019-06-21 20:45

Disney (DIS): How to Catch and Ride Price Breakouts Disney (NYSE: DIS) has likely finished a contracting triangle Elliott wave pattern recently -- and prices should break out, higher or lower (subscribers know which it is). In this free 12-minute video, our long-time Trader's Classroom editor, Jeffrey...
2019-05-21 20:15

Strikingly realistic: Disney's The Lion King Twenty-five years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
2019-07-14 10:15

Jon Favreau is already writing season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ for Disney+ At this point, it’s hard to figure out when Jon Favreau sleeps anymore, with the jack-of-all-trades writer, director, and actor just coming off roles in Avengers: Endgame as well as Spider-Man: Far From Home and preparing to debut his CGI-heavy...
2019-07-13 12:30

For the sake of cinema, Disney needs to be broken up | Guy Lodge The studio has been consuming its rivals – and creating a film industry devoid of the innovation championed by its founderIt’s the kind of commercial supremacy about which Walt Disney and his brother Roy probably fantasised when they founded the Disn...
2019-07-11 19:45

Service dog goes nuts for Chewbacca at Disney World A service-dog-in-training got to meet her hero during a trip to Disney World. Of course, being a dog, her hero is one of the hairiest characters in the park....
2019-05-26 19:30

Some Interesting Updates on Disney's Ms. Marvel Plans Paul Feig is still hoping for a sequel to Ghostbusters: Answer the Call. The crew behind the beloved X-Men: The Animated Series want to pitch a continuation to Disney. Michael Rooker could be joining the Dark Tower TV show. Plus, new looks at Midsomm...
2019-06-11 16:30

Star Wars Gives Force to Disney Parks Disney’s Star Wars attractions opening at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., represent the single-largest expansion in either park’s history....
2019-05-30 22:15

The First Reactions to Disney's The Lion King Remake Are Here It sounds like The Lion King just can’t wait to be king of the box office. The first reactions to the CGI remake of Disney’s The Lion King are here, with critics praising the film’s visual effects and dynamic cast...although having photorealistic ani...
2019-07-11 10:15

Disney drops new, not-so-frigid Frozen 2 trailer In Frozen, Elsa’s powers were a threat to both her and her kingdom. In the sequel, they could be the key to humanity’s survival. So hints the below trailer for the Disney franchise’s next outing, which is said to provide an origin story of sorts for ...
2019-06-11 17:30

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 worked in public utilities office and had pass to enter the area The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
2019-06-01 17:45

Delta Air Lines flight makes emergency landing due to possible fire in plane’s cargo area A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area.       ...
2019-06-16 08:00

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
2019-05-30 21:45

WWE Raw: Roman Reigns storms into Shane McMahon's VIP area, Seth Rollins battles Daniel Bryan Roman Reigns got some much needed payback against Shane McMahon and his partner Drew McIntyre on Raw after The Big Dog ambushed them inside their VIP suite....
2019-06-18 15:00

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued and will be in effect until 11:00 PM this evening. Strong thunderstorms will begin to develop through the afternoon and evening. Storms will be capable of producing damaging wind gusts as a primary threat. ...
2019-06-16 23:45

St. Louis Blues surprise team employees with trip to Stanley Cup Final St. Louis Blues line up charter to take front office staffers and players' families to first two games of Stanley Cup Final vs. Boston.        ...
2019-05-27 23:15

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year...
2019-06-27 22:45

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state government employees....
2019-05-27 20:15

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
2019-06-27 19:45

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
2019-05-21 15:45

Alphabet investors and employees are planning a joint demonstration at shareholders' meeting The groups will try to pressure investors to vote on proposals that ban NDAs in harassment and discrimination cases and tie executive compensation to diversity goals....
2019-06-15 02:45

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific ci...
2019-06-23 02:45

Wayfair employees plan walkout over sales to migrant detention centers Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 em...
2019-06-27 23:00

Taliban kills eight election commission employees in south Afghanistan-officials Taliban fighters killed eight election commission employees on Saturday night inside a district center in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, officials said....
2019-06-30 13:45

One in five US tech employees abuse pain relief drugs, reveals study There is nothing wrong with bonding over a beer or two after work, but when it becomes too much, it is important to spot the warning signs of substance abuse and addiction, according to a new study....
2019-07-15 21:00

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elde...
2019-06-18 23:15

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large busi...
2019-05-26 13:30

Employees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss? Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
2019-06-28 19:30

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
2019-06-14 19:30

Firecracker 'prank gone bad' leaves 2 Detroit city employees who tried to use toilet injured Two city workers in Detroit, Mich., were reportedly injured on Wednesday after firecrackers exploded when they tried to use the toilet in a bizarre "prank gone bad."...
2019-07-11 14:30

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, accord...
2019-06-10 02:30

Tesla employees' morale suffers amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla placed 16th on LinkedIn's annual "Top Companies 2019" list published in April, compiled from billions of actions taken by its over 600 million users that indicate job interest and demand. It held the fifth and sixth spots in 2018 and 2017, resp...
2019-06-10 22:30

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
2019-05-23 13:30

CORRECTED-Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
2019-06-10 18:45

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees and prescriptive analytics This weeks TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories, include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
2019-06-05 21:45

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This weeks TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories, include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
2019-06-05 21:45

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
2019-06-12 23:15

Glassdoor survey: Employees give top rating to VMware's CEO, but Zuckerberg plunges Tech company CEOs were the most popular among employees, and they dominated the annual Top 100 CEO list, but not everyone did well, with many large tech companies failing to make the list....
2019-06-29 21:00

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherb...
2019-05-24 06:45

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these...
2019-06-13 22:30

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-...
2019-05-21 17:30

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most companies – particularly small businesses – are st...
2019-06-21 19:15

Health insurer Anthem has hired a bunch of Apple employees to help it modernize Tech companies like Apple are chasing the $3.5 trillion health care market that's been slow to evolve.Traditional health companies are striking back....
2019-07-09 23:15

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
2019-06-01 17:45

Storm Area 51: US military fire warning shot at alien-hunters planning to charge at top-secret base The US Air Force have fired a warning shot at more than one million people who have signed up to an event to storm the top-secret Nevada military base Area 51 to "see them aliens"....
2019-07-15 22:45

Disneyland scores permits to build microbrewery, retail shop and meet-and-greet area at Marvel park The city of Anaheim has approved a handful of building permits for Disney's Marvel inspired theme park land in Calififornia for projects including bathroom construction, a microbrewery, a meet-and-greet area and a merchandise outlet....
2019-06-12 16:15

The star of 'Aladdin' claims a defect in his Tesla Model 3 led to his car wreck, and it comes from a problem area the company has known about for years (TSLA) Massoud v. Tesla The star of Disney's live-action 'Aladdin,' Mena Massoud, is suing Tesla after a faulty suspension allegedly caused him to crash his Model 3 a day after he bought it. Suspension problems have dogged Tesla Model S and X vehicles for ...
2019-06-06 08:30

Disney denies dad’s request to put Spider-Man on 4-year-old son’s grave Disney reportedly refused to allow a grieving father in England to place an etching of Spider-Man on the grave of his 4-year-old son — because, the media giant said, it wants to preserve the “innocence” and “magic” of the comp...
2019-07-07 00:15

Disney, Netflix React to Georgia’s Anti-Abortion Ban As the country’s top producer of pecans, peanuts, and trap music, the state of Georgia is a bit of a paradox—case in point, it’s the birthplace of both the civil rights movement and the televised antics of Stevie J. and Karlie Redd....
2019-05-30 20:15

Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case The claims widen a previous class-action case alleging gender bias and extend to the company’s music label and theme parksFour women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discriminatio...
2019-07-05 23:15

Disney's New *Lion King* Is the VR-Fueled Future of Cinema Director Jon Favreau shot the remake of the animated classic inside virtual reality. He doesn't know what to call the result, but it looks like a real movie....
2019-06-20 13:45

Here's how Disney World turns its characters into works of chocolate art Early last month, we spoke with chef chocolatier Amanda Lauder of The Ganachery at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando about taking iconic Disney characters and turning them into works of chocolate art....
2019-07-03 20:15

Disney dwarfing rivals as 'Toy Story 4' storms box office When it comes to Disney and summer box-office hits, it really is a small world after all, as the studio -- having bulked up on marquee properties -- continues to dwarf the competition....
2019-06-23 01:15

Here's the many ways Disney's Tower Of Terror ensures riders don't die Tower Of Terror is one of the best rides at Walt Disney World (and Disneyland, before it was redone into Guardians Of The Galaxy theme). The noir Hollywood glamour of the storyline combined with ghosts, The Twilight Zone, and, of course, stomach-drop...
2019-06-28 04:30

CEO Bob Iger doesn't think Disney is too reliant on 'Star Wars' Disney's CEO Bob Iger is confident the company's $1 billion investment in its new "Star Wars" theme parks will be a boon not only for its park division, but the beloved sci-fi franchise, too....
2019-05-30 01:30

Disney says It will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law enforced The boss of Walt Disney says it would be “very difficult” for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect....
2019-05-30 16:15

17 money-saving Disney World and Disneyland hacks to try You don't have to give Mickey all your money. Save by Checking the calendar for the cheapest ticket dates and buying these items outside the park.       ...
2019-06-21 20:45

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20 Cameron Boyce, an actor who starred in the Disney Channel series Jessie and the Descendants TV movie franchise, has died at 20 years old. A spokesperson for Boyce’s family told ABC News on Saturday that the actor had died in his sleep. The news...
2019-07-07 18:30

Netflix creates UK production hub at Disney's preferred studios Netflix is setting up another big production hub, and this one is steeped in cinematic history. The streaming giant is establishing a 14-stage UK operation at Shepperton Studios in Surrey, a location that has been used to shoot more than a few class...
2019-07-03 23:00

Why did ex-Disney Mouseketeer Dennis Day die? If police know, they aren't saying The ex-Disney Mouseketeer who enchanted as a child is dead in Oregon under still-mysterious circumstances. Why did it take 11 months to learn his fate?        ...
2019-06-08 00:45

Disney Channel Star Cameron Boyce Dead at 20 Hollywood has lost a rapidly rising star in Cameron Boyce. The actor, known for his roles on Disney Channel projects including Descendants and Jessie, has died at the age of......
2019-07-07 21:15

Disney’s Freeform responds to Little Mermaid casting critics NBC NEWS – Disney’s Freeform issued a scathing response to critics of its casting of Halle Bailey as Ariel in the upcoming adaptation of “The Little Mermaid.” Halle Bailey/ Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File When Disney ...
2019-07-09 06:15

‘The Lion King’ review: Disney’s new CGI animation is astonishing As metaphors for Hollywood in 2019 go, it’s hard to beat “Circle of Life.” A thing is born, it lives (hopefully turning a nice profit for shareholders) and then it dies, but is never really gone. Instead, its carcass decomposes, to be plundered and u...
2019-07-12 00:45

First glimpse of Disney+'s Loki series teases a '70s setting In April, Disney held an “Investor Day” event where it could brag about all of the new and exciting ways it was planning to make money, like live-action remakes of animated films and a move we like to call “put a Star Wars on it,” but one specific te...
2019-06-10 02:45

Disney Looks to Extend Box-Office Reign With 'Lion King' Analysts and box-office tracking services expect the new “Lion King” to open with a domestic debut north of $170 million, among the best this year. But industry executives are also expecting the movie to keep selling tickets for longer than usual, se...
2019-07-14 14:30

Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce dies at 20 Rising star Cameron Boyce, known for his roles on the Disney Channel, has died at the age of 20, his family confirmed Sunday. “It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” his family said in a sta...
2019-07-07 19:15

Review: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless Unless you’re 99, and maybe even then, your first big-screen moviegoing experience was likely a Disney movie. Disney productions—whether we’re talking about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (196...
2019-07-11 21:01

Recall issued for pork pizza products Table 87 Frozen, a Brooklyn N.Y. firm is recalling 649 pounds of frozen pizza products that contain pork. According to the USDA, the pizzas were produced without federal inspection from the Food Safety and Inspection Service. Table 87 Frozen prosciut...
2019-06-08 10:30

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Rese...
2019-07-01 13:30

Read the email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees, pushing them to hit aggressive goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019....
2019-06-27 18:45

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office.        ...
2019-05-29 23:30

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
2019-05-31 18:45

Bridge the disconnect: 3 strategies to make your home-based employees feel less remote Working from home works best for highly self-motivated employees with the right mindset and excellent communication skills.        ...
2019-05-29 14:45

Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children....
2019-06-27 22:45

Jeff Bezos recently told Amazon employees why he's 'very excited' about the auto industry right now Bezos's comments give a rare glimpse into his interest in the auto industry, in which Amazon made its first entry recently through two investments in auto startups, Rivian and Aurora....
2019-05-21 20:30

Tesla Is Blocking Its Employees From Accessing an Anonymous Social Network for Workplace Complaints Blind is an anonymous social network that has been used by tech workers to speak freely about grievances related to the workplace, among other concerns. Thousands of Tesla employees have signed up for the service, but now the company is reportedly tr...
2019-06-04 23:45

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at so...
2019-05-24 01:15

Google’s Shadow Work Force: Temps Who Outnumber Full-Time Employees The tech company has long used contractors, but some employees worry that a growing reliance on them represents a shifting, less admirable work culture....
2019-05-28 10:30

Disney Overshadows Rival Studios as Reboots and Sequels Sputter So far this summer, studios not named Walt Disney Co. are failing to capture moviegoers’ attention in a significant way. Attempting to capitalize on the weekends in which Disney isn’t releasing one of its blockbusters, rivals have tried to stand out ...
2019-06-17 01:30

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role ...
2019-06-16 08:45

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on public policy won’t give you money for a brand new Mickey hat (or Avengers movie, as it were). The situa...
2019-05-30 13:45

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capa...
2019-06-18 21:45

You can build your own Lightsaber and Droid at Disney’s new Star Wars attractions Disney’s finally lifting the veil on its Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge attraction set to debut at Disneyland on May 31. And while we were all expecting a glut of rides and properly attired characters roaming about, its the souvenirs that have us most exci...
2019-05-22 01:45

Mulan: first trailer for Disney live action reboot released The film, starring Liu Yifei as the eponymous fighter, will be released in March 2020The first footage of Disney’s live-action remake of its animated warrior saga Mulan has been released.Starring Chinese-American actor Liu Yifei as the eponymous figh...
2019-07-08 12:45

Inside Star Wars Land: First Look at Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge Disney is traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The famed theme park giant’s much-anticipated 14-acre Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge attractions premiere May 31 and Aug. 29 at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and DisneyWorld in Lake Buena Vista, Fl...
2019-05-30 03:30

17 money-saving Disney hacks to try on your next trip to Orlando or Anaheim You don't have to give Mickey all your money. Save by Checking the calendar for the cheapest ticket dates and buying these items outside the park.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
2019-05-30 05:15

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
2019-05-21 19:15

Disney chief: abortion law would make it difficult to keep filming in Georgia Bob Iger says many Disney employees would not want to work there if law that bans abortion as early as six weeks takes effectThe chief executive of the Walt Disney Company said Georgia’s new strict abortion law would make it “very difficult” for the ...
2019-05-30 18:00

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
2019-05-30 19:30

The lifeless Disney remake Aladdin can’t muster the original’s magic The forced march of listless live-action Disney remakes continues with Guy Ritchie’s Aladdin, the worst of a batch that has already gifted us forgettable, over-designed reimaginings of Cinderella and Beauty And The Beast. Of course, Disney’s beloved...
2019-05-23 06:30

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
2019-05-21 14:37

‘The Lion King’ is blowing away all other Disney remakes in ticket presales Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King doesn’t open until July 19, but this new version of the beloved animated classic is already breaking records. Fandango announced Tuesday that the film is the new record-holder for the best firs...
2019-06-27 21:00

Disney's Freeform Claps Back at Critics of The Little Mermaid Casting When it was announced last week that Chloe x Halle singer Halle Bailey, a black woman, will play Ariel in Disney's upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action reboot, debates were sparked and many......
2019-07-07 21:15

#NotMyAriel: White Twitter Is Big Mad About Disney Casting a Black Little Mermaid As the nation celebrated the national holiday that symbolizes all men being created equal, a small minority of mistreated Americans cranked up the Caucasian outrage machine to address an egregious injustice that threatened the happiness and well-bein...
2019-07-05 18:15

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
2019-06-01 03:15

Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Georgia’s Abortion Ban Will Make It ‘Very Difficult’ to Work There Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said the company would find it difficult to continue filming in Georgia if the state’s controversial abortion ban takes effect, Reuters reports. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger said when asked if Disn...
2019-05-30 13:45

Sony Gives Literary Film Division, Axed by Disney, a Second Life Elizabeth Gabler, the executive behind hit movies like “The Devil Wears Prada,” will run a venture financed by Sony Pictures and HarperCollins Publishers....
2019-07-16 02:01

Watch Disney's First Mulan Live-Action Movie Trailer Our little baby is all grown up and saving China again! The first trailer for Disney's live-action reboot of its 1998 film Mulan was released on Sunday online and on FOX, during the......
2019-07-07 21:15

R.I.P. Cameron Boyce, Disney Channel star from Jessie and Descendants According to CNN, Cameron Boyce—best known for a series of roles on Disney Channel shows—has died. TMZ adds that his family says he had an “ongoing medical condition” and died in his sleep as the result of a seizure. A statement from the Disney Chann...
2019-07-07 19:15

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sander...
2019-06-27 19:15

Disney pulls the plug on FX Networks' standalone streaming service There's bound to be a lot of changes, both big and small, at 21st Century Fox now that Disney's acquisition of the media giant is completed. One of those is the shutdown of FX Networks' Plus subscription service, which it launched with...
2019-07-14 15:45

Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new 'Lion King' Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time....
2019-07-15 21:00

Disney’s live-action Mulan looks more like a period drama in first teaser Yifeu Lu stars in the title role of Mulan, Disney's live action remake of its 1998 animated film. Disney has dropped a teaser for its forthcoming film, Mulan, giving us our first real look at the studio's live action remake of the classic 1998 anim...
2019-07-07 22:45

New Jersey snack stand employees find bag of 'suspected human remains' dangling from doorknob A bag of “suspected human remains” was found hanging on the door of a snack stand in northern New Jersey Monday morning when employees arrived for work, prosecutors said....
2019-07-02 16:30