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Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy

PHOENIX (AP) — Nike is going forward with plans to make soles for Nike Air shoes in a Phoenix suburb. The shoemaker confirmed its plans Thursday even though Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey last week...

Nike keeps plans for Arizona factory despite controversy

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Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early versi...
2019-07-05 00:15

Flip-flopping Arizona governor welcomes Nike factory after blasting company Turns out Nike and Arizona’s governor are both in the flip-flop business. After Nike announced on Thursday it would open a $184 million sneaker factory in Goodyear, Ariz. — one that would provide at least 500 jobs — Gov. Doug Ducey tweeted: “This is ...
2019-07-13 08:00

| Serena backs Nike after maternity pay controversy Serena Williams backed her sponsor Nike after controversy over the sporting goods giant's maternity policy, saying that "it's about learning from mistakes"....
2019-05-27 22:45

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
2019-07-04 22:15

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even if Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an earl...
2019-07-04 03:30

Mitch McConnell tells Nike he'll buy first order of 'Betsy Ross' sneakers if they released after Kaepernick controversy Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, expressed his support for the Betsy Ross flag shoes that Nike pulled from the shelves, saying he'd "make the first order" if they were on sale again. ...
2019-07-03 05:00

Nike goes ahead with investment in new Arizona manufacturing plant Nike Inc said on Thursday it will open a manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona, with a likely investment of at least $184 million, going ahead with the site after the state of Arizona last week withdrew an incentive package following the footwe...
2019-07-12 06:15

Arizona to pull incentive for Nike plant over sneaker recall Arizona will withdraw financial incentives for Nike Inc's manufacturing plant in the state after the sportswear maker pulled the release of a sneaker that featured a colonial-era version of the American flag, Governor Doug Ducey said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 19:45

Arizona governor says he wants to yank Nike's tax breaks over canceled shoe Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has ordered a financial incentive package for Nike to be withdrawn because the company canceled a sneaker featuring the "Betsy Ross" American flag....
2019-07-03 14:15

Nike Defends Pulling 'Betsy Ross' Sneaker as Arizona Governor Withdraws Aid The sneaker giant defended its decision to pull a July Fourth shoe from shelves after NFL-star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick objected to the design, a move that stoked controversy inside and outside the company....
2019-07-03 12:15

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-N...
2019-07-02 23:15

Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker: governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics sa...
2019-07-03 00:15

Molymet drops plans for battery parts factory in Chile Chile´s Molymet has dropped a project to build battery parts in Chile, the second of three companies to pass on the deal little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap Chilean lithium from top producer Albemarle....
2019-07-13 21:45

UPDATE 2-Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker -governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics say...
2019-07-02 23:30

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
2019-07-03 17:15

Arizona Governor to yank Nike financial incentives after company pulls American flag sneakers The Republican governor said Nike's decision "is a shameful retreat for the company. American businesses should be proud of our country's history, not abandoning it."...
2019-07-02 15:45

Harris appears to knock Warren, other 2020 Dems: 'I'm not churning out plans like a factory' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., agreed with a radio host on Friday after he mocked her fellow 2020 presidential candidates by claiming they were acting like talk show host Oprah Winfrey by handing out free things with unrealistic policy proposals....
2019-07-13 00:30

Arizona Gov. Ducey to pull Nike plant incentives over reported Colin Kaepernick, Betsy Ross flag flap Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he was ordering the Arizona Commerce Authority to withdraw incentives for Nike building a manufacturing plant in the state....
2019-07-02 14:00

Chinese company scraps plans to buy New Jersey music college after controversy A Chinese conglomerate will not buy a prestigious college, Westminster Choir College in Princeton, N.J., after opponents warned the sale would extend the threat of China's infiltration of American academia....
2019-07-02 22:45

Nike's decision to cancel 'Betsy Ross flag' shoe prompts backlash from Arizona governor Arizona governor Doug Ducey ripped Nike for its decision to cancel the release of a shoe featuring an early design of the U.S. flag.       ...
2019-07-02 19:15

Northern Arizona’s Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona basketball coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater. Arizona announced Murphy’s hiring to Sean Miller’s staff Sunday. Murphy spent the past seven seasons a...
2019-06-03 07:30

5G connected car plans get boost as EU Wi-Fi plans rejected Plans to make Wi-Fi industry standard for connected car technology within the EU have been dealt a blow after they were rejected by member states.As many as 21 member states have voted against the proposals, paving the way for 5G to have greater infl...
2019-07-08 15:00

IKEA to Close Its Only U.S. Factory IKEA is closing its only manufacturing site in the U.S., shifting the operations to Europe where the furniture company says production costs are lower....
2019-07-16 06:15

Behind the scenes at a private jet factory At Bombardier's Centre of Excellence, a facility on the outskirts of Montreal, Canada, the cabin interiors of some of the world's most luxurious private jets come into being....
2019-06-12 14:15

BMW taps factory man Zipse as CEO Oliver Zipse, 55, will take over as BMW CEO on Aug. 16, replacing Harald Krueger, who will step down. Zipse was said to be in a horserace for the CEO job with another strong contender, Klaus Froehlich....
2019-07-19 02:15

Refurbishment of TVR’s new Welsh factory under way shortly News 11 Jun, 2019 The Welsh government has finally selected its preferred contractor for the refurbishment of TVR’s new factory in Ebbw Valley, South Wales...
2019-06-11 21:30

TVR says work to start soon on new Welsh factory TVR Griffith Welsh Government selects contractor to undergo work on new home of 500bhp Griffith supercar The reborn TVR project is hoping that refurbishment work will soon start on its new factory, after the Welsh Government selected a contractor ...
2019-06-11 18:30

Ikea closing only U.S. factory in shift to Europe Swedish furniture giant Ikea announced Tuesday it will close its only U.S. factory in Virginia and shift operations to Europe, where costs are less expensive....
2019-07-17 05:30

Tesla to make Model Y SUV at its California factory Tesla Inc will make the Model Y electric sport utility vehicle at its factory in Fremont, California to hit production volumes quickly, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a podcast interview posted on Sunday....
2019-06-02 20:30

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced Frida...
2019-05-30 11:15

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
2019-05-31 18:15

At least 38 people injured in Russian factory explosion Four people are in a serious condition after blast in DzerzhinskAt least thirty-eight people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) e...
2019-06-01 18:45

GE's CEO 'stunned' that factory efficiency drive only just started General Electric Co's chief executive said on Thursday he was "really stunned" to learn that a major factory had only recently started using lean manufacturing techniques....
2019-05-31 01:45

At least 30 dead in fire at home used as matchstick factory At least 30 people have been killed - including three children - in a fire at a house which was used as a matchstick factory in Indonesia's North Sumatra province....
2019-06-21 14:45

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
2019-06-21 12:30

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns Vehicle output falls by 24% as firms including BMW and Peugeot pause productionThe British economy shrank in April amid a dramatic decline in car production ahead of the original Brexit deadline, according to official figures.According to the Office ...
2019-06-10 16:15

Robots are breaking out of their cages on the factory floor, and here's what they are doing As companies aim to increase production, the demand for large-scale industrial robots is accelerating. Yet their interactivity with co-workers could introduce the possibility of injury. One company is planning to change that....
2019-06-10 17:45

Soft U.S. factory activity darkens economic outlook U.S. manufacturing activity barely grew in early June and the service sector cooled, signs that President Donald Trump's trade war with China could be weighing on the economy....
2019-06-21 19:45

3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Shell-Dye Factory Linked With The Temple Shards of Phoenician pottery excavated fifty years ago from an archeological dig in Tel Shikmona located south of Haifa, in Israel ...
2019-07-03 21:45

Cairo monorail deal for Bombardier's UK train factory Bombardier has been named as the preferred bidder in a €3bn (£2.65bn) contract to build and supply a new monorail system in Cairo, in a boost for British manufacturing....
2019-05-28 15:45

Tesla: N.Y. solar factory to make EV chargers, other products Tesla's Buffalo, N.Y., solar plant will become the "manufacturing home" for EV Supercharger cabinets and other energy storage products. The company disclosed the move in an annual report to New York state, which heavily subsidized the factory....
2019-05-21 23:30

Survey: China’s factory activity declines in June BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity contracted in June, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up economic growth amid a costly tariff war with Washington. A monthly index released Sunday by an official industry group, the China Federation ...
2019-06-30 10:30

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
2019-06-15 07:45

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:30

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
2019-07-11 05:30

'Reshoring' Report Finds Factory Work Not Returning to U.S. Despite escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China, American imports of manufactured goods from China and 13 other Asian countries rose 9% in 2018 to $816 billion, the largest annual increase in nearly a decade and outpacing a 6% increase in domes...
2019-07-11 04:15

Aston Martin’s St Athan factory in South Wales all set for the DBX Features 12 Jun, 2019 The St Athan factory is at the heart of a new chapter in the history of Aston Martin. We pay a visit to the new Welsh facility…...
2019-06-12 07:30

How it's made: on the factory floor with the monstrous 102MP Fujifilm GFX 100 Ever since Fujifilm announced the development of a 100MP camera at Photokina in 2018, the photography world has been abuzz with excitement. The GFX 100 has now officially made its debut and Fujifilm invited the TechRadar team to its factory in T...
2019-06-04 08:45

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building i...
2019-06-11 21:15

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
2019-06-21 22:00

Final Saab 9-3 to leave NEVS factory in Sweden The 3-mile 9-3 will be shown this weekend in Trollhattän An unused crash test model from 2013 is set to go up for auction later this year The last new Saab 9-3 ever to be made will be auctioned in Sweden this year.  The almost unused saloon was b...
2019-06-07 21:30

Lexington Dream Factory Holds Annual Party LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 19) – The Lexington Dream Factory held their annual party at Kentucky Children’s Hospital Thursday. The Dream Factory fulfills dreams of children with critical and severe chronic conditions. Today, the organization bro...
2019-06-20 22:45

IKEA Closing Only US Furniture Factory, Cutting 300 Jobs IKEA said it will close its only US factory at the end of the year, cutting 300 jobs, as it will be more cost effective to make the products in Europe and import them....
2019-07-16 11:30

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activists from the Workers’ Force union have been ba...
2019-06-04 12:15

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the Chi...
2019-05-31 06:30

Shitcoin factory Cryptopia owes over $3M to creditors, staff, and hodlers Liquidators of now defunct cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have revealed that it owes investors, creditors, and staff a total of over $3 million. Grant Thornton New Zealand published its first liquidators report earlier today which outlined that cr...
2019-06-01 00:45

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factory was used to make and store bombs and other explosive devices for the Russian military. The facility...
2019-06-02 01:30

Strike hits production at world's biggest Nutella factory Workers blockade French site, halting three production lines as ingredients run lowA factory in northern France that makes 25% of the world’s Nutella has been blockaded for a week by workers demanding more pay, causing key ingredients to run low.The ...
2019-06-03 18:45

UK manufacturing drops by nearly half amid Brexit factory shutdowns News 30 May, 2019 New car sales fell 44.5 per cent in April as manufacturers brought their annual factory shutdowns forward to the original Brexit date...
2019-05-30 14:30

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and the owners have threatened to heavily fine the strikers....
2019-06-03 23:45

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
2019-06-21 16:15

J.Crew Factory Is Taking Up to 70% Off Men's and Women's Styles, Plus an Extra 50% Off Clearance J.Crew Factory is already marked down significantly compared to its regular J.Crew counterpart, but now, the Factory is taking its discounts to a whole new level. Men’s and women’s styles on the site are 60% to 70% off, kids’ styles are 50% off, and ...
2019-05-27 20:01

Fannie and Freddie's Latest Push: Factory-Built Homes The gatekeepers of America’s housing market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, want to make it more affordable to buy a manufactured home. So far, they have found it a tough sell....
2019-06-20 17:15

German factory production, exports drop in weak Q2 start BERLIN (AP) — German factory production has fallen more strongly than expected in April and exports have dropped sharply in a weak start to the second quarter in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Friday that indu...
2019-06-07 12:30

Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers to roll out more stimulus....
2019-06-03 13:15

Giants' Shurmur stokes QB controversy: 'We'll see what happens' New York Giants head coach Pat Shurmur set the stage for a summertime quarterback competition between Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:45

Gove controversy has warped into something much more damaging There's a moment in many political stories where simple questions of right or wrong morph into something more pervasive, and for those seeking power, more damaging....
2019-06-10 02:30

President’s tweet stirs controversy TUCSON – The President’s tweets have generated a lot of controversy.  The tweets read: Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the ...
2019-06-19 06:15

Michelle Williams: My Lack of Input Made Dawson's Creek "a Little Like a Factory Job" A lot has changed since the last time Michelle Williams did TV. Williams shot to fame on The WB drama Dawson's Creek. She spent six seasons as Jen Lindley and didn't return to the......
2019-06-06 19:15

Sonia Gandhi Opposes Move To Privatise Rae Bareli Coach Factory Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the government was seeking to secretively "privatise" the Modern Coach Factory in Rae Bareli, adding that it has caused uncertainty......
2019-07-02 14:30

Honda forecasts 6% rise in annual profit on Europe factory revamp Honda Motor forecast a 6% increase in operating profit for the current fiscal year due to cost reduction efforts and a restructuring of its production network in Europe....
2019-05-21 15:45

From Viet Cong to Team USA: Hanoi garment factory's Olympic transformation When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country's long war with the United States....
2019-07-17 11:45

Strike at world’s biggest Nutella factory brings production to near-standstill No more Nutella?! French workers are threatening as much, bringing the world’s biggest Nutella factory to a near-standstill in a showdown over salary negotiations....
2019-06-05 00:15

Paulson to sell almost half of Steinway factory to Robert De Niro group John Paulson has a plan for the historic Steinway piano factory in Queens — and it involves sharing some of the premises with Robert De Niro. The billionaire hedge fund mogul — who scooped up Steinway & Sons in 2013 for $512 million — has agreed to s...
2019-06-14 04:00

Jaguar Land Rover will build electric cars at UK factory, paper says Jaguar Land Rover is expected to announce plans on Friday to build electric vehicles at its Castle Bromwich factory in England, the Sunday Times reported, in what would be a rare bright spot for a British automotive industry hit by job cuts, plant cl...
2019-07-01 19:00

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father...
2019-07-17 03:15

Jaguar Land Rover to build electric cars at UK factory - report Britain's biggest automaker Jaguar Land Rover is expected to announce plans next week to build electric cars at its central English Castle Bromwich factory, the Sunday Times reported....
2019-06-30 09:15

Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide....
2019-05-28 18:01

Germany suffers 'devastating' slump in new factory orders - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including disappointing German economic data and the latest US jobs reportBreaking: German orders slumped 8.6% y/y in MayAnalyst: This is devastating for German economyOrders fell 2.2% month...
2019-07-05 10:15

Nokian Tyres seeks to gain traction in North America with new factory Finnish tyre maker Nokian Tyres expects its new U.S. factory in Tennessee to help it double its sales in North America, especially by expanding its all-season tyre sales in the region, the company said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 13:45

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been arrested on ...
2019-07-17 07:15

Denise Nickerson, Violet in 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' has died Actress Denise Nickerson, best known for her role as chatty gum-chewer Violet Beauregard in 1971's "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," has died, according to multiple reports citing a Facebook post from her family....
2019-07-11 15:00

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
2019-05-21 20:30

NY Fed 'Empire State' factory index posts biggest gain in more than 2 years The New York Federal Reserve said its gauge of manufacturing growth in New York state returned to positive territory, suggesting regional activity was expanding again....
2019-07-15 16:45

This ‘factory of factories’ helps hardware start-ups solve real problems in Kenya [NAIROBI] Esther Mwangi, a 2014 graduate of economics from Kenyatta University in Kenya who wanted to venture into entrepreneurship but had no clear path, started off selling solar panels in coastal parts of the country as she conducted market resear...
2019-07-09 18:00

Boost in Factory Jobs Under Trump Favors Sunny Frontiers Over Ailing Hubs The West and oil-rich areas have seen stronger gains than the industrial Midwest, which was hit hard by outsourcing and automation, a new analysis shows....
2019-06-14 01:30

How to reset any Google Home device to its factory settings, if it's malfunctioning or you're planning to sell it Beck Diefenbach/Reuters You may need to reset your Google Home to its factory settings if your device is malfunctioning, or if you're looking to sell it or give it away. Resetting your Google Home device to factory-default condition is as easy as pr...
2019-06-12 04:45

Rocket firm Relativity signs lease with NASA for new robotic 3D printing factory Relativity Space, a venture-backed rocket maker, said on Tuesday it will lease space from NASA in Mississippi, where its gigantic 3D printers will produce low-cost rockets to be used to launch small-payload satellites into orbit....
2019-06-11 23:30

Ireland Baldwin credits Cheesecake Factory with gaining weight in a place she appreciates Ireland Baldwin posted a selfie to Instagram Sunday in which she credited Cheesecake Factory restaurants with helping her gain weight in a part of her body she finds favorable....
2019-07-18 00:00

United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned car p...
2019-05-30 04:15

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
2019-06-14 18:15

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, Courtney, died four years ago before starting her f...
2019-05-25 03:30

Jim Harbaugh takes one more ‘controversy’ dig at Urban Meyer Jim Harbaugh doesn’t have to deal with Urban Meyer anymore, which should make Michigan fans breathe a little easier. But he hasn’t forgotten about his rival. When asked his reaction to Meyer retiring, Harbaugh gave a very on-brand answer: Compl...
2019-07-18 22:15

De Blasio doubles down amid Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offered up the same lame excuse. “You can ask 1,000 times and I will give you the same answer: I had ...
2019-06-28 23:30

ICC Responds To World Cup Final Overthrow Controversy A major controversy emerged due to a perceived misinterpretation of rules which resulted in umpires awarding England one extra run in World Cup 2019 final on Sunday....
2019-07-16 14:45

VAR controversy marks Portugal’s win in Nations League PORTO, Portugal (AP) — It was a controversial debut for video review in a UEFA nations competition on Wednesday, with Portugal having a penalty nullified because of a disputed call awarded for Switzerland. Portugal went on to win the Nations League m...
2019-06-06 02:00

Roger Federer dismisses seeding controversy "Roger Federer dismissed suggestions that his promotion to second seed has given him a favourable draw when he looked ahead to the Wimbledon Championships on Saturday."...
2019-06-30 02:15

Mulvaney calls McCain warship controversy ‘much ado about nothing’ WASHINGTON – Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney called the controversy over the White House requesting that the USS John McCain be moved “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent trip to Japan “much ado about nothing.” “The pr...
2019-06-02 20:30

Sex toys will be officially sanctioned at CES after vibrator controversy Following allegations of sexism and gender bias, the Consumer Technology Association said Tuesday it would officially sanction sex tech companies, allowing them to show their products at next year's Consumer Electronics Show....
2019-07-17 10:15

Opinion: Why Canadian GP controversy is good for Formula 1 Vettel rejoined circuit just ahead of Hamilton Sebastian Vettel's contentious penalty for his Canadian Grand Prix moment has sparked plenty of debate Several of us were talking about the Canadian Grand Prix in the office this morning – or, specifi...
2019-06-10 16:45

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Controversy, Explained When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about U.S. citizenship to the next full U.S. head count, it set off a firestorm of criticism -- and a spate of legal challenges by cities, counties, states and ...
2019-06-28 19:30

Volkswagen Motorsport India To Enter ITC Category With Factory Team In National Car Racing Champions Volkswagen Motorsport India is known for its one-make race championships, having cemented its position in the domestic motorsport arena. Taking a step further in its commitment towards motorsport in......
2019-06-21 02:15

Tom Brady’s odd excuse in ‘Tom Terrific’ controversy: ‘Didn’t like the nickname’ Tom Brady wants out of the “Tom Terrific” debate. The Patriots quarterback tried to trademark the nickname and drew criticism and protest from Mets fans who were insulted that he was trying to take Tom Seaver’s nickname. Brady said ...
2019-06-06 20:30

Hope Solo ironically keeps the USWNT celebration controversy going Hope Solo has joined the criticism against the United States Women’s National Team. Solo, who played goalie for the USWNT from 2000-2016 and played every minute of the team’s 2015 World Cup triumph, joined others in ripping the American goal celebrat...
2019-06-13 21:30

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s r...
2019-06-04 00:15

Matt Kuchar stumbles into another bizarre PGA Tour controversy Matt Kuchar’s trademark smile disappeared again on Thursday. The American bickered with PGA Tour officials at The Memorial over whether his tee shot on the 17th hole ended up in his own pitch mark or that of another player. You are allowed to m...
2019-05-31 22:45

Japan edge battling Scotland as VAR controversy mars win "Japan scored twice in the first half in a 2-1 win over Scotland, a result that leaves Shelley Kerr\u0027s side\u0027s hopes hanging by a thread at the women\u0027s World Cup."...
2019-06-14 22:30

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the institution to return $21.5 million donated to its...
2019-06-01 02:15

UN counterterrorism chief makes controversy trip to Xinjiang BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.N. counterterrorism chief has visited Xinjiang last week despite protests from the U.S. and a rights group that the trip would be inappropriate in light of the human rights conditions in the far west region. The Chines...
2019-06-16 06:00

Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of some controversial sales....
2019-06-11 06:00

Disrespectful or funny? Pro riders react to bottle controversy "Marco Haller clashed with a fan who tried to take a bottle from his mouth at the Giro d\u0027Italia - but what did his fellow pros make of the incident?"...
2019-05-25 21:30

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone foolish enough to entrust their money to these scams...
2019-07-18 05:01

Tax cut controversy claims the head of Poland's finance minister The Polish government is unveiling a cut in income tax to zero for young people from September. Some ask how it will be financed, but others see a cunning plan to attract young voters before the October general election....
2019-06-07 09:30

Rep. James E. Clyburn under the spotlight after a week fraught with controversy The South Carolina Democrat, who will welcome 22 presidential candidates to his fish fry on Friday, is at the center of disputes in his fractured party and finds his influence under assault in his home state....
2019-06-20 22:00

'Don't shoot': why Vetements' latest T-shirt is causing controversy The garment from the brand’s SS20 collection is a semi-replica of one worn by journalists in Lebanon during the 1982 Israeli invasion – and previously reworked by fashion label QasimiTrend-setting label Vetements has been criticised for featuring a T...
2019-06-28 13:15

At NDA Meet, PM Expresses Concern Over "Needless Controversy" On EVMs Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over the "needless controversy" created by the Opposition over Electronic Voting Machines or EVMs at a meeting of NDA leaders, even as the......
2019-05-22 00:45

| Hamilton ducks controversy, praises British fans Lewis Hamilton did his best to avoid controversy when he ducked comparisons with other drivers and heaped praise on his countrymen ahead of his home British Grand Prix...
2019-07-11 21:01

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speec...
2019-06-02 14:30

Why Netflix cut ‘13 Reasons Why’ suicide scene after years of controversy It's took two years and millions of concerned parents to convince streaming giant Netflix to censor "13 Reasons Why," a series about teenage suicide....
2019-07-16 18:15

Stranger Things x Nike Collab Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-06-27 22:45

St. John’s gets back into business with Nike The men’s basketball coaching staff is new and now so is the sneaker company St. John’s will partner with. Athletic director Mike Cragg continued to revamp the athletic department on Monday morning, as the school announced its over 300 student-athlet...
2019-07-02 01:30

Nike Is Making Nintendo 64 Sneakers An upcoming colourway of Nike’s Air Max 97 doesn’t make an official mention of the console—gotta keep those lawyers at arm’s length—but its inspiration is clear: this is a Nintendo 64 sneaker....
2019-07-09 03:15

Nike ‘I believe’ ad honoring World Cup champs is a hit Nike scored big with a much-talked-about ad congratulating the US Women’s team on its stunning World Cup victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. The minute-long spot plays off the “I believe we will win” chant common among competitors — while refocus...
2019-07-08 21:15

Efficiency Win: Heinz Has Eliminated All Their Executive Positions After Realizing All They Need Is A Couple Factory Guys To Make Ketchup Here’s an absolute brilliant move by the biggest name in the condiment industry: Heinz has just eliminated all their executive positions after realizing all they need is a couple factory guys to make ketchup....
2019-05-21 15:00

Friday's Best Deals: Marmot Outdoor Gear, Final Fantasy VII: Remake, J. Crew Factory Sale, and More Discounted Marmot hiking and backpacking equipment, 50-70% off at J. Crew Factory, and Final Fantasy VII: Remake lead off Friday’s best deals from around the web.Read more......
2019-06-28 17:15

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had ...
2019-07-03 19:45

Fraud, private jets and a Lamborghini: 10 televangelists who have faced controversy From buying a Lamborghini as an anniversary gift to turning away hurricane evacuees, these televangelists have caught flak.        ...
2019-06-17 20:00

"Was Asked, Didn't Offer": De Villiers Opens Up On Retirement Controversy AB de Villiers has opened up on the retirement controversy that erupted during World Cup 2019 after South Africa suffered their third consecutive defeat....
2019-07-12 18:00

NHL considers expanding video review after a postseason plagued by controversy “Clearly what we already do still may not be enough,” Commissioner Gary Bettman said, and the league plans to discuss the issue during the general managers meetings next month....
2019-05-28 17:45

'We've invited you': Chris Wallace spars with Gillibrand over abortion controversy Things got heated at a Fox News town hall on Sunday when New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand used the platform to blame the network for allowing discussions of infanticide in debates about abortion and women's reproductive rights. ...
2019-06-03 04:15

USWNT takeaways: Celebration controversy re-upped, Lloyd’s history The U.S. cruised past Chile 3-0 in its second Women’s World Cup group stage game, and it could’ve been worse if not for Chilean keeper Christiane Endler. The victory clinched a berth in the knockout round, and set up Thursday’s clash versus Sweden wi...
2019-06-17 02:15

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator and a leopard...
2019-07-12 02:00

Rep. Steve King stirs controversy again with Founding Fathers remarks ​Rep. Steve King, who has been rebuked by the House for comments ​about white supremacists, said assuming all cultures are equal devalues the Founding Fathers. “If we presume that every culture is equal and has an equal amount to contribute to ...
2019-05-30 21:15

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
2019-06-15 12:15

UPDATE 1-Amazon embraces U.S. government business, despite occasional controversy The head of Amazon.com Inc's cloud computing division on Monday said the company would work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft Corp, which has touted its rejection of controversial sales....
2019-06-11 07:15

Pokemon Sword & Shield Producer Says National Dex Will Not Be Expanded, Despite Controversy After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decision to not have all Pokemon move forward into Sword & Shield. The statement is fairly short and t...
2019-06-30 00:15

King Tut Sculpture Sells for $6 Million at Auction Despite Ownership Controversy A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun’s head has been auctioned off at Christie’s for $6 Million, despite claims from the Egyptian government that the relic was stolen.Read more......
2019-07-05 19:45

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
2019-06-15 02:30

Ciabatti: Honda boss misinterpreting comments to create controversy Ducati MotoGP sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has accused his Honda counterpart Alberto Puig of misinterpreting his statements in order to manufacturer controversy...
2019-07-15 22:45

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
2019-05-22 18:30

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
2019-05-30 13:30

70-year-old Frank Meza disqualified in hostile marathon controversy It was too fast to be true. Three months after Frank Meza completed the 2019 Los Angeles marathon in 2:53:10, the fastest time ever logged by a man of his age, it has been revealed that the 70 year-old retired physician left the course at one point a...
2019-07-04 02:15

Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra. The post Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory i...
2019-06-21 11:45

US-China trade truce drives Wall Street to record high despite factory woes - business live Trade optimism is pushing markets up despite weak factory data in the UK, the eurozone and ChinaLatest: US stock market hits new peakBut can rally last, given manufacturing weakness?UK factories suffer slump in JuneUS, China and eurozone manufacturin...
2019-07-01 20:45

It's The Best Day Ever! Nike Has a SpongeBob SquarePants Sneaker Collab Is this the Krusty Krab? No, this is Patrick... Star sneakers from Nike. To celebrate 20 years of living in a pineapple under the sea, Nike is releasing a SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired collection. Modeled using their existing Kyrie 5 sneakers, we no...
2019-07-20 02:45

Nike becomes latest retailer to add plus-size mannequins Nike is making strides on inclusion efforts. The athletic wear giant debuted curvy mannequins this week on the new women’s floor at its flagship store in London to showcase figures of all shapes and sizes. The women’s floor in its Oxford Street store...
2019-06-10 23:30

Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake, says Williams Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sporstwear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes....
2019-05-28 01:15

Nike 'concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
2019-06-07 17:30

The U.S. women’s soccer team just won big. So did Nike. With the U.S. women’s national soccer team taking the 2019 Women’s World Cup, Nike is also winning, with jerseys selling out on its website.       ...
2019-07-08 21:15

Nike Is Making Stranger Things Sneakers Because pop culture tie-ins are an adult sneaker thing now, Nike is releasing a line of shoes based on Netflix’s Stranger Things. Thankfully, they are a lot more tasteful than the announcement itself might have you believe....
2019-06-13 05:30

Nike 'very concerned' over Neymar rape allegations Nike says it is "very concerned" by the rape allegations against Brazil star Neymar, casting doubt over its partnership with the world's most expensive soccer player....
2019-06-07 20:01

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
2019-07-03 18:30

You Can Run Right Into The Upside Down With This Nike x Stranger Things Collab As season three of Stranger Things creeps closer, the collaborations are starting to pile up. First, there was the odd choice of a Billy-focused H&M collab. Now, we have a stronger collab in Nike x Stranger Things. Rather than picking a hot guy t...
2019-06-14 07:30

Source: LeBron's No. 6 to wait due to Nike issue The financial hit of LeBron James changing from No. 23 to No. 6 for next season would have cost Nike tens of millions of dollars, a source told ESPN....
2019-07-13 17:30

Lawsuit twist in Kawhi Leonard’s war with Nike Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took full charge of his free-agency status in his stunning move to the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month. He’s trying to claim control of his famous “Klaw” logo, but he is facing some aggr...
2019-07-19 18:15

Stranger Things x Nike Collab Drop 2 Is Here! We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-07-01 19:00

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
2019-05-29 03:45

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
2019-05-21 14:45

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ears in a recent photo shared by......
2019-07-04 05:30

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
2019-07-09 22:15

Superhuman email client turns off location tracking after 'spying' controversy The email app Superhuman was profiled by the New York Times just a week ago as a buzzworthy startup with big names from Silicon Valley lining up to pay $30 per month for its service. Since then, a blog post by Mike Davidson dived into what that money...
2019-07-04 03:45

University of Alabama trustees vote to refund $26M gift over abortion ban controversy The University of Alabama gave back a philanthropist’s $26.5 million donation and took his name off the law school Friday, a week after he called on students to boycott the institution over the state’s restrictive new abortion ban. Hugh F...
2019-06-07 23:15

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
2019-06-30 17:45

Wimbledon courts controversy with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal seeding Eight-time champion Roger Federer was seeded No. 2 for Wimbledon, one spot ahead of Rafael Nadal, reversing their positions in the ATP rankings.        ...
2019-06-27 19:15

Trump brushes off controversy, says he isn't worried about North Korean missile tests President Trump said Monday that he wasn’t worried whether North Korea violated international agreements with its missile tests, further separating from his advisers....
2019-05-27 19:30

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
2019-05-22 00:45

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league baseball affiliate lost a sponsorship Wednesday days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former Presiden...
2019-05-31 01:15

Quebec education minister provokes controversy with Malala Yousafzai photograph Quebec's education minister has sparked controversy after posing for a picture with Malala Yousafzai, then saying the education advocate would not be allowed to become a teacher in the Canadian province unless she removed her headscarf....
2019-07-09 22:45

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
2019-07-02 06:00

Europa League final venue drenched in controversy but full of beauty Baku has plenty worth seeing but the country’s human rights record is described by Amnesty as appallingFor a country feeling ostracised by the European community, the spectacle of sport remains one of the last, best bets to buy respect.How else to ex...
2019-05-28 13:45

The Archie Christening Controversy: Why Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Under Fire Yet Again What's wrong with this picture? There's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with their 2-month-old bouncing baby boy, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who's wearing the......
2019-07-09 04:45

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of personal logo The Raptors forward, who is claiming he created the original design for the "Klaw" logo featured on his Jordan Brand apparel, signed with New Balance in November 2018....
2019-06-04 06:15

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. The suit was filed on a travel day for the NBA Finals; L...
2019-06-04 06:30

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over use of his personal logo In a lawsuit filed Monday, Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard says Nike tried to register copyright on a design he created for his personal brand.        ...
2019-06-04 02:15

PSG signs contract extension with supplier Nike until 2032 PARIS (AP) — French champion Paris Saint-Germain has signed a contract extension with supplier Nike until 2032. No financial details were given but the deal is reportedly worth 80 million euros ($91 million) per year. PSG, valued at 914 million euros...
2019-06-28 15:15

'Offensive' tennis shoes taken off shelves by Nike selling for £2,000 Controversial tennis shoes withdrawn from sale by Nike because they featured an old version of the American flag are selling online for almost £2,000....
2019-07-02 22:00

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike ad garners an Emmy nomination "Dream Crazy," which featured the former 49ers quarterback saying, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything,” received a nod for Outstanding Commercial....
2019-07-18 04:30

Reports: Nike pulls shoe after Kaepernick's criticism Nike has scuttled its plans for a Fourth of July-themed sneaker that was to bear a Revolutionary War-era flag, a design that NFL player-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick disliked, multiple news outlets reported Tuesday....
2019-07-03 09:45

Hustle Over to Amazon's Nike Sale Before Prime Day Ends Day 1 of Prime Day featured a big sale on Adidas gear (and there’s still one running on Adidas’ site), so it’s only fitting that Day 2 closes with a big sale on Nike products....
2019-07-17 03:15

Nike 'very concerned' about rape claim against Neymar, which he denies Sponsor monitors situation as player claims extortionPSG and Brazil star facing second police investigation Nike is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against the Brazil forward, Neymar, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the spo...
2019-06-07 04:15

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
2019-05-21 20:15

Avenatti says indictment imminent in Nike extortion case NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects to be indicted in New York in the coming days following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. Avenatti posted a Twitter message Tuesday saying he intend...
2019-05-22 01:15

Adidas, Nike, PUMA Say New Tariffs On China Would Be 'Catastrophic' Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be "catastrophic."...
2019-05-22 11:45

Nike ‘Betsy Ross’ sneakers sell for $2,500 online These kicks got called offensive — and then they got expensive. Nike’s Air Max 1 USA sneakers — whose launch reportedly was kiboshed when Colin Kaepernick called to complain about its Betsy Ross flag design — fetched as much as $2,500 Tuesday on onli...
2019-07-03 04:15

Nike Is Making Official Spongebob Squarepants Sneakers While some of Nike’s recent pop-culture tie-ins have merely been inspired by something, this upcoming line of Kyries is a full and officially-licensed collaboration between the athletics company and...Spongebob Squarepants....
2019-07-17 08:45

Likely No. 2 NBA draft pick Ja Morant signs deal with Nike Former Murray State point guard Ja Morant, the likely No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, announced Monday that he signed with Nike.        ...
2019-05-27 23:15

Nike should've done their research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
2019-07-03 16:15

Nike and Adidas to Trump: Tariffs on shoes would be 'catastrophic' Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Foot Locker and other sneaker brands and retailers told President Donald Trump on Monday that proposed tariffs on imported shoes from China would be "catastrophic" for American consumers....
2019-05-21 20:30

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose second major sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league lost a second major sponsorship Thursday, days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Rona...
2019-05-31 19:45

Hank Haney rips Tiger Woods over sex scandal as racism controversy grows Tiger Woods’ embattled former coach took a swing — and missed. Swing coach Hank Haney continued to double down on the racist statements that earned him a suspension from his SiriusXM radio gig. This time Haney took aim at Woods, whom he coached...
2019-06-04 23:30

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinteres...
2019-06-14 09:15

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming Women’s World Cup semifinal match Tuesday....
2019-07-01 23:30

Bella Thorne just leaked her own nude photos — here are 7 other times she's broken the internet with controversy Slaven Vlasic/Getty Image Bella Throne recently posted nudes to thwart a hacker who threatened to post them. Her decision has been met with polarizing reactions with some people describing her decision as empowering, while others thought she should...
2019-06-20 04:45

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycott of the event. “We had about 10–15 guys who...
2019-05-28 21:30

It's vigilante activist vs. politically connected farmer in animal abuse controversy One is the Batman of the animal welfare world. The other is an innovative farmer with ties to Trump. Both are mavericks in their fields.        ...
2019-06-08 04:45

What is a foul? Lionel Messi’s anger highlights controversy surrounding VAR | Jonathan Wilson The thought that VAR may end dispute over decisions has proved laughably misguided, if anything football is more controversial than everThere was a time before VAR. There may be a time after VAR. But this is the age of VAR and nothing can ever happen...
2019-07-03 19:45

Michelle Obama seemingly swipes at Trump amid 'send her back' controversy Former First Lady Michelle Obama has seemingly taken a shot at President Trump amid his ongoing feud with four progressive congresswomen, saying "there's a place" for natural-born citizens and refugees alike.  ...
2019-07-20 08:45

Richard Carranza joins anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he addressed a rally Thursday that touted the $23 million program. “What an honor it is for all of...
2019-06-07 05:15

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations during a 13-0 blowout against Thailand were unnecessary....
2019-06-13 21:30

Trump's 'Salute to America' brings military might, fireworks and dose of controversy to Washington In full executive producer mode, President Trump has the "show of a lifetime" for the hundreds of thousands of revelers who are flocking to the National Mall to witness the “Salute to America” –Trump’s Fourth of July spectacle replete with displays o...
2019-07-04 22:15

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary...
2019-06-13 04:15

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-07-09 21:45

House Oversight Committee to vote on possible Kellyanne Conway subpoena over Hatch Act controversy The House Oversight Committee plans to vote Wednesday whether or not subpoena White House counselor Kellyanne Conway following a government watchdog’s finding that she violated the Hatch Act.  ...
2019-06-24 00:00

Cricket World Cup bails controversy under the microscope as India and Australia call for action India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch have called for cricketing authorities to take action after yet another controversial incident involving the stumps at this summer's World Cup....
2019-06-10 16:15

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans of going to a party, and comments on how another male student is an “asshole.” On most American shows...
2019-07-11 00:30

Zion Williamson's shoe malfunction puts Nike in the spotlight "Nike\u0027s shares were set to come under pressure on Thursday after emerging basketball star Zion Williamson was injured when his Nike sneaker split during a game."...
2019-05-21 14:31

| Track star Felix criticises Nike maternity policy Olympic star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike, accusing the US sporting goods giant of penalising female athletes who took time off to have a child....
2019-05-23 07:00

Nike Posts Strong Sales, Plays Down Trade Risks Nike posted higher sales in the latest quarter, boosted by strong demand in both the U.S. and China, and executives said the trade dispute between the two countries hasn’t hurt the sneaker giant’s business....
2019-06-28 04:45

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent." Nike told Leonard earlier this year to stop using the logo, the lawsuit said....
2019-06-04 06:45

Nike’s new digital shoe-sizing feature helps you find the right fit Nike’s strong digital presence and tech advancements, like their smart shoe released last year, proves that they’re at the forefront of tech. As Michael Martin, Global Head of Digital Products said on the TNW Conference main stage last month, “Nike i...
2019-07-11 16:00

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
2019-05-22 02:45

FCA recruits Nike marketing expert to revive Maserati sales Davide Grasso, former CEO of Nike's Converse sports shoe company, has been tasked with reviving Maserati's flagging sales as chief operating officer....
2019-07-04 20:30

Nike releases ‘Pro Hijab’ to meet demand for modest fashions Fashionistas are saying hasta la vista to the idea of “less is more” — a la naked dresses, micro mini skirts and underboob bikinis — in favor of a “more is more” fashionable mindset. The data analytics firm Edited reveals that...
2019-06-17 23:30

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes: report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
2019-05-25 13:30

Nike released their popular 'fanny pack' sandals in even more colors Nike Nike's Fanny Pack Benassi slides were so popular last year that they're back again in some fresh, new colors. There are two new bold prints to choose from, each featuring a reflective 3M detail strip. The pouch looks big enough to hold a key, a...
2019-06-05 18:45

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
2019-07-03 06:15

Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
2019-06-18 22:30

Nike 'Back to the Future' sneakers expected to sell for over $50,000 at auction A rare pair of Nike "Moon Shoes" could fetch as much as $160,000 in an auction held by Sotheby's, which also features Marty McFly's famous self-tying sneakers....
2019-07-12 14:30

Work Up a Sweat With an Extra 25% Off Nike's Entire Clearance Section When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, use the code SAVE25 and take an extra 25% off their entire clearance section for both men and women. Over 2,500 already-discounted items are even cheaper ...
2019-05-24 23:30

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake, says Williams Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sporstwear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes....
2019-05-28 01:30

Serena Williams moved past U.S. Open controversy after therapy and an apology to Naomi Osaka Williams, 37, writes in a first-person essay in Harper's Bazaar that she reached out to Naomi Osaka, who won the U.S. Open final after Williams was penalized for arguing with a chair umpire....
2019-07-09 22:15

England 2 Scotland 1 analysis: Work to do for Phil Neville as VAR controversy hurts World Cup debutants England Women got their World Cup campaign off to a winning start against Scotland, thanks to a helping hand from the VAR, but coach Phil Neville will be concerned by the manner in which his side faded in the second half....
2019-06-09 22:00

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
2019-07-11 09:45

Bella Thorne Gets Support From Zendaya, Dove Cameron and More Stars Over Nude Photo Controversy Bella Thorne is seeing an outpouring of support from her famous friends. Stars like Zendaya, Dove Cameron and Lily Rose Depp are sharing their love for the actress after Whoopi Goldberg......
2019-06-20 02:00

‘Fools:’ Jalen Rose jumps into spiraling Molly Qerim-LaVar Ball controversy Jalen Rose is trying to end the spiraling controversy between his wife Molly Qerim and LaVar Ball. Ball was banned from ESPN after an inappropriate back-and-forth with the “First Take” host. Qerim said, “can I switch gears with you ...
2019-06-28 21:15

CNN's Alisyn Camerota, John Berman defend Biden amid latest plagiarism controversy CNN anchors Alisyn Camerota and John Berman stuck their necks out for former Vice President Joe Biden, whose campaign was hit with two rounds of plagiarism charges. ...
2019-06-06 02:15

Hank Haney fires back at Tiger Woods amid controversy over LPGA remarks Hank Haney, the former swing coach of Tiger Woods and a radio host who was suspended for making insensitive remarks about LPGA golfers, fired back at the legendary golfer Tuesday....
2019-06-06 02:15

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on the very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
2019-06-16 05:15

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all aborti...
2019-05-26 02:30

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to avoid similar problems in the future....
2019-06-02 21:15

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
2019-06-06 23:00

Nike misses quarterly profit estimates on higher marketing expenses Nike Inc missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, as the world's largest sportswear maker spent more on marketing and new product launches....
2019-06-28 01:45

Nike just missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the first time in 27 quarters (NKE) AP/Mary Altaffer Nike shares slipped late Thursday after the company reported fourth-quarter earnings. Wall Street has maintained its overwhelmingly bullish view on the shoe giant amid investors' fears around business in China, where the broader eco...
2019-06-28 04:30

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
2019-05-22 11:45

Avenatti expects to be indicted in coming days for Nike extortion scheme Michael Avenatti expects to be indicted within the next 48 hours on federal charges related to his alleged Nike extortion scheme, he says. The high-profile lawyer announced his impending indictment on Twitter. “I intend on fighting these bogus/...
2019-05-22 04:15

Rare Nike ‘Moon Shoe’ on the auction block The 1972 Nike Waffle Racing Flat Moon Shoe is still for sale and is expected to fetch up to $160,000 at Sotheby's.       ...
2019-07-17 22:30

UPDATE 1-Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
2019-06-19 01:15

Hong Kong Protests Drag Nike, Other Global Companies Into Upheaval A broad stripe of businesses from global titan Nike to a local bakery is finding that taking sides, or even appearing to, in Hong Kong’s protests against China’s growing reach can spur popularity—or trigger a backlash....
2019-07-17 17:00

Inclusivity? Just Do It. Nike Adds Plus and Para-Sport Mannequins to Its London Store When it comes to acknowledging that the athletically minded can come in all shapes, sizes and abilities, it’s really not that hard to just do it....
2019-06-07 22:45

Nike cancels Puerto Rico-homage sneaker with Panama design PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nike won’t release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama noted one of its traditional designs was used. A Nike statement Tuesday says that “we apologize fo...
2019-05-22 01:15

Sole to the highest bidder: Sotheby's to auction rare Nike sneakers Nike’s famous ‘Moon Shoe’ and limited-edition trainers produced by Kanye West, Air Jordan and Adidas will be soldSotheby’s in New York has announced its first-ever auction dedicated to sneakers.The auction house will sell 100 pairs of the rarest snea...
2019-07-12 07:45

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
2019-07-04 22:15

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant...
2019-05-24 07:30

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
2019-07-06 19:45

Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc, just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pre...
2019-05-29 04:30

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
2019-07-02 05:45

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty in Stormy Daniels, Nike cases Attorney Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to stealing $300,000 from former client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
2019-05-29 03:45

Alysia Montaño called out Nike for not supporting parents. Many Americans can relate. The Olympian and seven-time national champion appeared to have it all: a healthy child, a supportive husband and her dream job. What she didn’t have, though, was maternity leave....
2019-05-29 18:01

Athletics-Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes - report Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had their payments frozen, according to a New York Times report on Friday....
2019-05-25 15:15

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ featuring 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by wh...
2019-07-03 01:45

Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy Allyson Felix, who gave birth to a baby girl in December, said she had decided to start a family last year despite anxiety over negotiations concerning the renewal of her Nike sponsorship deal that......
2019-05-23 13:45

Aziz Ansari discusses Crazy Rich Asians and Simpsons Apu controversy in new Netflix standup special In Aziz Ansari Right Now, the comedian and actor’s third Netflix standup special, Ansari brings his shrewd humor to numerous subjects, including some timely topics such as the #MeToo movement and Crazy Rich Asians. He also addresses the Apu controver...
2019-07-09 19:00

UPDATE 2-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
2019-06-06 23:15

Kawhi Leonard Sues Nike, Says They Stole Control Of His Original Logo Design Kawhi Leonard has sued Nike, the apparel company with whom he recently ended an endorsement contract, over control of the “Klaw” logo used to identify his branded merchandise. Kawhi says he provided the logo to Nike, and that Nike’s claim to ownershi...
2019-06-04 08:45

Nike misses on earnings, but beats on revenues as customers buy more sneakers and sports gear Nike sold more sneakers and gear during the fiscal fourth quarter than Wall Street expected, helping to boost revenues by 4% to just over $10 billion....
2019-06-28 05:15

Homecoming: Virgil Abloh Returns to Chicago With Nike to Empower the City’s Youth He’s conquered runways from New York City to Paris (and recently garnered significant criticism), but Virgil Abloh’s native Chicago is clearly never far from his heart, as proven by his newest venture....
2019-05-31 00:00

UPDATE 3-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
2019-06-07 02:45

UPDATE 4-Avenatti pleads not guilty to extorting Nike, ripping off Stormy Daniels Lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he extorted Nike Inc , just hours after entering a not-guilty plea to defrauding porn star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled him to fame as an outspoken adversary of U.S. Pr...
2019-05-29 01:15

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day...
2019-07-03 11:00

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of t...
2019-07-02 04:15

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players....
2019-06-07 05:30

Zappos' Memorial Day Sale Features Over 70,000 Deals on Footwear From Nike, Cole Haan, Ugg, and More Zappos sales don’t come around too often, but right now, this one-stop shoe shop is marking down over 70,000 items—I swear, that’s not a typo!—with their Memorial Day Sale. The best way to sort through a sale of this size is to filter by brand, and a...
2019-05-24 21:15

Kawhi Leonard suing Nike over ‘Klaw’ logo amid Clippers’ curiosity Kwahi Leonard is fighting off more than just the Warriors. The Toronto Raptors superstar has filed a federal lawsuit against Nike, claiming it wrongfully copyrighted the famous “Klaw” logo that appeared on his apparel while with the behem...
2019-06-04 03:30

Nike adds mannequins for plus-sized and para-sport athletes to its flagship store Nike gave one of its stores a makeover that included adding an updated women's floor with plus-size and para-sport mannequins for the first time.        ...
2019-06-07 20:45

Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
2019-05-23 01:45

Michael Avenatti indicted in scheme to steal from Stormy Daniels, extort Nike A federal grand jury in New York City indicted attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday accusing him of stealing $300,000 from client Stormy Daniels and attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike....
2019-05-23 03:00

Nike, Converse, Adidas among 170 shoe retailers warning Trump against trade war with China The shoe sellers signed off on a letter to the White House warning of the “catastrophic” effects Trump’s proposed 25 percent tariffs would have on consumers, companies and the American economy....
2019-05-21 20:15

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis to wear No. 3 jersey after reported issue with Nike Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis will wear the No. 3 during the 2018-19 season after a reported snafu between the team and Nike about the recently acquired big man wearing the No. 23....
2019-07-15 22:30

Nike may not have a lot to gain taking on Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard over 'Klaw' logo The "Klaw" logo in question is an outline of the basketball star's hand that includes his initials and the number 2, which is his jersey number....
2019-06-04 20:45

Turkish president Erdogan attends wedding of soccer star Mesut Ozil, a year after World Cup controversy Former international German soccer player Mesut Ozil was married in Turkey on Friday as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan served as a legal witness in the ceremony....
2019-06-09 07:30

Carli Lloyd Responds To Stupid Celebration Controversy With Polite Golf Clap After Scoring An Absolute Screamer In the UWNT’s first game since dealing with the stupid controversy over how they celebrated the goals in their 13-0 rout over Thailand, the question on everyone’s mind was how the team would celebrate when they inevitably scored against an outmatched...
2019-06-17 01:15

Louis Tomlinson tweets response to 'Euphoria' controversy, saying he 'was not contacted' about the animated scene that has One Direction fans outraged C Flanigan/FilmMagic/Getty Former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson tweeted that he "was not contacted nor did [he] approve" of the controversial animated scene in HBO's "Euphoria," featuring him and former band mate Harry Styles. It originates f...
2019-07-02 11:45

'The View' hosts jump to Serena Williams' defense, smash Roger Federer, amid latest controversy Panelists on “The View” weighed in Monday on the controversy surrounding tennis players Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem and one host took a jab at Roger Federer....
2019-06-04 20:01

Coco Gauff mixed up in Wimbledon doubles controversy as player dumps partner by text for teenage phenom American tennis phenom Coco Gauff has been riding high during Wimbledon, defeating Venus Williams and Magdalena Rybarikova in her first two matches at her first Grand Slam tournament....
2019-07-05 16:15

Arizona to add new lanes on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona’s next state budget will help pay for building additional lanes along 23 miles (37 kilometers) of Interstate 17 north of the Phoenix area in two stretches where traffic can be clogged, particularly on summer and hol...
2019-06-03 01:15

Tim Cook: 'If you’ve built a chaos factory, you can’t dodge responsibility for the chaos' Apple CEO Tim Cook called on Silicon Valley to take responsibility for the damage it has caused in a recent commencement speech at StanfordIf I’ve learned one thing, it’s that technology doesn’t change who we are, it magnifies who we are, the good an...
2019-06-19 20:00

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”...
2019-06-20 03:30

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
2019-07-02 04:30

Nike pulls line of shoes from China after designer supports Hong Kong protesters Nike has canceled the sale of a new line of shoes in China after its designer posted an image online supporting mass protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland for trial, according to a report...
2019-06-27 23:00

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1- Nike misses quarterly profit estimates on higher marketing expenses Nike Inc missed analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Thursday, as the world's largest sportswear maker spent more on marketing and new product launches....
2019-06-28 13:15

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
2019-07-04 07:15

Nike pulled a shoe line from China after its designer supported Hong Kong protests Japanese designer Undercover posted on its Instagram account a photo of protesters with the slogan "no extradition to China," the Financial Times reported....
2019-06-27 19:45

Trump Jr. blasts Nike with photo of Soviet-style shoe design: 'More in line with their views' Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, had a scathing critique of the athletic company Nike after it decided to pull a sneaker bearing a flag used during the American Revolution....
2019-07-03 18:15

Nike worried about Neymar rape allegation — soccer star denies, claims extortion A woman alleged in an interview with Brazilian SBT TV that Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel room last month. The soccer star has denied the allegation....
2019-06-07 09:15

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike after it canceled an American-flag-themed sneaker, a small city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town...
2019-07-03 10:45

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early Am...
2019-07-02 23:30

UPDATE 4-Trump antagonist Avenatti indicted for ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new indictments accusing the lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump of ripping off porn star Stormy Daniels and extorting Nike Inc....
2019-05-23 00:00

Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill today increasing protections for timeshare buyers. Consumers will now have 10-days to cancel timeshare purchases. The law will also curb deceptive practices –...
2019-05-24 10:45

N4T Investigators: Stolen in Arizona TUCSON – Arizona residents over the age of 60 have lost more than $12 million in scams in the last year. “Ten thousand Americans turn 65 every day so it’s creating a very large pool of potential victims for these fraudsters who carr...
2019-06-21 22:15

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
2019-06-14 03:15

East London furniture maker told to stop using broom in his factory over 'serious' health and safety fears A furniture maker claims he has been told by safety inspectors to stop using a broom to sweep his factory as it can cause serious harm to the health of workers....
2019-06-17 12:15

UPDATE 2-Trump critic Michael Avenatti charged with ripping off Stormy Daniels, extorting Nike Michael Avenatti's legal troubles escalated on Wednesday as federal prosecutors announced new criminal charges against the combative lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing Avenatti of stealing from porn star Stormy Danie...
2019-05-22 21:15

Nike says Betsy Ross-themed Fourth of July sneaker was pulled over 'concerns that it could unintentionally offend' Nike said the company made the decision to halt the release of a U.S.A.-themed sneaker, which featured a Betsy Ross flag on the heel, “based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend” people....
2019-07-03 06:45

After Colin Kaepernick complaint, Nike reportedly pulls shoe with ‘Betsy Ross flag’ design The former NFL quarterback, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, objected to what he saw as the association the 13-star flag has with an era marked by slavery....
2019-07-02 13:15

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
2019-07-03 05:15

‘I’ll make the first order’: Mitch McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes The Senate majority leader said the decision by the company was problematic because it reflects “a political environment where the American flag has become controversial.”...
2019-07-03 18:30

Avenatti, former lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, indicted for alleged extortion attempt on Nike Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information about the company....
2019-05-22 20:45

Rush Limbaugh unveils Betsy Ross shirt in response to Kaepernick, Nike: 'This is not the land of grievance' Radio host Rush Limbaugh said Friday he released a Betsy Ross T-shirt to give people an opportunity to pushback on those who trash American values and do not stand for American ideals....
2019-07-12 23:45

Sen. Hawley blasts 'anti-American' Nike for pulling patriotic sneakers, shipping jobs overseas Sen. Josh Hawley, R - MO., has condemned the decision by Nike to recall their new sneakers featuring the original Betsy Ross American flag after receiving criticism from activist and former NFL star Colin Kaepernick....
2019-07-03 20:30

The Clippers reportedly looked into buying Kawhi Leonard's signature logo from Nike to woo him in free agency John Raoux/AP The Los Angeles Clippers considered buying Kawhi Leonard's personal "Klaw" logo from Nike to woo him in free agency this summer, according to a report from The New York Times. According to the report, Nike would not be willing to sell ...
2019-05-31 00:45

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
2019-07-03 17:15

Anti-Defamation League weighs in on Betsy Ross flag debate after Nike pulls shoe The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday weighed into the Betsy Ross flag debate after Colin Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns to Nike officials about putting the flag on a sneaker....
2019-07-04 21:15

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthquakes were recorded in Tucson at a seismic station ...
2019-07-08 18:45

Community mourns death of Arizona DPS K9 Ax TUCSON – Arizona Department of Public Safety is mourning the passing of DPS K9 officer Ax. According to DPS, the furry officer served and protected the community as part of the department’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit. He and his han...
2019-07-13 08:15

Temperatures will continue to climb in Arizona TUCSON – It’s heating up here in Southern Arizona. Cloud cover that was around this morning has mostly pushed east. Additionally, scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona this afternoon and evening. These sho...
2019-06-11 09:15

TEKNET: Where does Arizona rank in teacher’s pay TUCSON – After the Red for Ed Movement in 2018, Gov. Doug Ducey approved higher salaries for teachers. So where does Arizona rank for teacher’s pay across the country? Aalia Shaheed has more in the video below:...
2019-06-06 22:30

“Grant Scams” on the rise in Arizona TUCSON – Noris Montalban thought she was talking to a trusted friend. Instead, like hundreds of others, she was giving her personal information away to a scammer. “I got a message from a friend. I trusted her,” said Montalban. Accor...
2019-07-11 11:30

Ex-Arizona assistant gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced Emanuel "Book" Richardson, a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona, to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal....
2019-06-06 20:15

#ImWithKap: Nike’s Market Value Jumps $3 Billion After Colin Kaepernick Gets Betsy Ross Sneakers Pulled From Shelves Republicans have been big mad since Nike decided to pull its Betsy Ross-inspired Air Max 1 USA sneakers. But it turns out that being on the right side of history just netted the footwear and apparel company a cool $3 billion in market value....
2019-07-12 23:45

Dozens of shoe retailers, including Nike and Adidas, sign letter to Trump urging a halt to tariffs More than 170 shoe retailers have penned a letter to the White House asking President Donald Trump to consider a halt to tariff increases on footwear imported from China....
2019-05-21 22:45

Nike faces backlash on social media after pulling US flag shoe design days before the Fourth of July Getty Images/Raymond Boyd Nike pulled a flag-themed shoe design after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said he and others find the specific flag offensive, because of its association with the time of slavery in America, according to a new rep...
2019-07-02 11:45

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
2019-07-02 10:30

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
2019-07-03 06:01

Sentencing set for woman who took items from Arizona mosque PHOENIX (AP) — A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend took pamphlets and other items from an Arizona mosque is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on an aggravated criminal damage conviction. The guilty p...
2019-06-04 08:30

Bellinger gets a day off as Dodgers open series in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — Major league batting leader Cody Bellinger is sitting out the Los Angeles Dodgers’ series opener against the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Bellinger, who leads the majors with a .376 batting average with 20 home runs, is missing his t...
2019-06-04 06:30

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
2019-05-22 19:30

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, between Thursday, July 4th and Sunday, July 7th, firefighters...
2019-07-11 11:30

Arizona soccer to play ten televised matches TUCSON – Arizona soccer fans will be able to catch the Cats on TV in most of their Pac-12 matches this year. UA will be playing nine of their 11 Pac-12 matches on the Pac-12 Networks. The Cats open the regular season at home on Thursday, Aug. 2...
2019-06-27 23:30

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast h...
2019-05-30 16:30

New migrant processing center to open in Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opening a new facility for migrants in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border. The 500-person tent will house migrant families and children. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29 02:30

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple h...
2019-06-04 08:45

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
2019-05-29 03:30

Search continues for Arizona man missing in Wyoming JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) – Search and rescue crews in west-central Wyoming plan to look through the weekend for a 21-year-old man who is believed to be missing in the Snake River. Teton County crews have been looking for Averin Scott in the Jackson a...
2019-07-07 08:30

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers...
2019-05-23 03:30

Arizona Highway Patrol getting first female commander PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Highway Patrol is getting its first female commander. The state Department of Public Safety says Maj. Jenna Mitchell on Saturday will be promoted to lieutenant colonel and become the department’s assistant director fo...
2019-07-05 08:30

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The deci...
2019-07-03 11:00

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds and high temperatures. The human-caused fire has burned nearly 16 square miles (41 square kilometers)...
2019-06-13 22:15

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
2019-06-05 18:15

Arizona House OKs Navajo school voucher fix FILE – In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, Kathy Hoffman, a Democratic superintendent of public education, poses for a portrait in Phoenix. Arizona lawmakers are moving to allow a handful of children from the Navajo reservation to con...
2019-05-24 20:00

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3 Max Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3       ...
2019-06-15 06:15

Arizona softball’s season ends against Alabama The Alabama Crimson Tide eliminated Arizona from the Women’s College World Series 2-0. The Wildcats went 1-2 in Oklahoma City, falling one game short of the WCWS Final Four. Arizona finishes the year 48-14....
2019-06-02 10:45

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
2019-05-21 15:45

Unemployment rate in Arizona remains unchanged in May TUCSON – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Arizona, which adjusts for seasonal fluctuations in the labor force, has remained unchanged from April 2019 to May 2019 at 4.9%. Specifically, during the month of May, Arizona’s 3.5 million...
2019-06-21 06:01

Storms bring spring snow to Arizona TUCSON – May typically brings temperatures near triple digits, but this year spring snow is falling in Arizona. Visitors on Mt. Lemmon experienced snow flurries, on Monday. People stopped to capture video of the snowflakes outside the Mt. Lemmo...
2019-05-21 15:45

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
2019-06-21 01:45

Arizona leaders weigh in on Alabama abortion law TUCSON- Alabama’s new, restrictive abortion law remains in the national spotlight. Arizona leaders are weighing in. Our sister station News 12’s Brahm Resnik got reaction from U.S. Senators Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally on the ban. Se...
2019-05-21 15:45

Breaking up companies like Facebook is an option we should look at: Arizona AG When it comes to dealing with tech giants such as Facebook there should be a "menu of options" available — including splitting them up, says Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich....
2019-05-21 15:15

Arizona man beheaded roommate's dog as she moved out, police say A woman moving out of a home in Arizona had a horrifying discovery over the weekend when she opened a box and discovered her mutilated and headless dog inside, according to officials....
2019-06-18 22:00

Arizona man arrested for beheading, mutilating dog of roommate BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Buckeye say a man has been arrested for allegedly mutilating and beheading a dog. They say 21-year-old Jose Vega Meza has been booked into a Phoenix jail on suspicion of two counts of animal cruelty and one count of mi...
2019-06-18 04:30

Photos: Chasing storms in southern Arizona #metaslider_285263_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Tucson’s north side lighting / John Batbie John Batbie John Batbie Douglas, Ar...
2019-07-19 23:00

Kansas Senator rescued while hiking in Arizona Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran's office says the 65-year-old has suffered an ankle injury while hiking on a mountain in Phoenix. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-31 13:15

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes. Friday’s 4-0 vote bans contests that require registration and a fee and awar...
2019-06-23 04:30

Showers and thunderstorms move through Southern Arizona TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 finally kicked into high gear. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona. Heavy downpours, along with lightning and gusty winds occurred across the Tucson Metro this afternoon. Floo...
2019-07-14 05:01

Nike, Adidas Join Footwear Brands Urging Trump to Drop ‘Catastrophic’ Tariffs on Shoes Made in China Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our consumers, our companies and the American economy as a whole.” ...
2019-05-22 01:15

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

AOC's chief of staff slams Pelosi on Twitter over op-ed controversy: 'Pelosi is just mad that she got outmaneuvered (again)' Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Chief of Staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday after a New York Times opinion piece featuring Pelosi downgraded "th...
2019-07-08 10:00

Gary Bettman 'unhappy' over latest officiating controversy, but will NHL expand replay? Missed call that led to OT goal last round did not please Gary Bettman. Incident prompted calls for NHL to expand replay review, which he addressed.        ...
2019-05-28 07:30

6 Arizona men indicted on child sexual exploitation charges PHOENIX (AP) — A state grand jury has indicted six Arizona men on child sexual exploitation charges. The Arizona attorney general’s office says the indictments are in addition to 14 others since March. Prosecutors say the indictments stem from ...
2019-05-24 04:15

Fourth of July holiday closures across southern Arizona TUCSON – With Independence Day holiday right around the corner, people across southern Arizona are getting ready to celebrate United States’ birthday with fireworks, barbeques and good times. And that includes city employees. The followin...
2019-07-03 22:15

University of Arizona to offer first intelligence degree in the county TUCSON – This fall the University of Arizona will be offering the country’s first Bachelor of Applied Science in Intelligence and Information Operations. The United States Defense Intelligence Agency is funding the program with a $1.5 mil...
2019-07-03 11:00

Couple accused of murder being transported back to Arizona TUCSON – Blane and Susan Barksdale appeared for an extradition hearing in a New York courtroom today. The two waived their extradition and are set to return to Arizona. The couple is accused of killing an elderly man and setting his Eastside ho...
2019-05-31 09:15

Do these Arizona office buildings resemble swastikas or pinwheels? From the bird's-eye view of Google Maps, a medical complex in Glendale and office complex in Scottsdale resemble swastikas.        ...
2019-06-09 17:15

Ex-Arizona schools considered for temporary migrant lodging Arizona school district officials are considering former school buildings to house migrant families. The Phoenix Elementary School District approved a three-month lease Friday for the Ann Ott School to temporarily house more than 80 people. The Tucso...
2019-07-13 08:15

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming gr...
2019-05-22 07:15

Arizona basketball: Red-Blue Game tickets go on sale Aug. 3 TUCSON – From high flying dunks to long-range three-pointers, there is no doubt that Arizona men’s basketball is a sight to behold. Luckily for Wildcat fans, the wait is almost over – tickets for the Red-Blue Game go on sale Aug. 3....
2019-07-03 11:00

Astronauts' playground: the corner of Arizona that stood in for the moon All 24 men who flew to the moon with the Apollo program trained in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields near FlagstaffOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon....
2019-07-19 14:00

Phillies vs. Diamondbacks: Zach Eflin will shut down Arizona Who said it? “Things are going according to plan.” Was it Bill de Blasio commenting on his presidential run or Team Thailand’s head coach after getting pummeled 13-0 by Team USA at the Women’s World Cup? Not sure whose campaign is more pathetic. The ...
2019-06-13 01:30

Arizona Legislature begins work on budget bills PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona House committee charged with reviewing the state budget proposal has kicked off a daylong hearing on the $11.8 billion spending plan. Minority Democrats on the appropriations committee immediately began trying to amend the ...
2019-05-23 03:30

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
2019-06-10 16:30

Arizona prisons ban book that’s critical of justice system PHOENIX — Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on black men, drawing outcry from First Amendment advocates who say the move is censorship. The American Civil Liberties Union called ...
2019-05-22 21:00

Kansas Wants to Ship Its Inmates Off to Private Prisons in Arizona The Kansas prison system is in shambles. And rather than reform or fix it, the state is now poised to push prisoners off to a controversial private prison company and its facilities in Arizona....
2019-06-06 18:30

Outrage over Arizona man who killed teen for listening to rap music A white Arizona man is accused of stabbing a black 17-year-old for listening to rap music in a cold-blooded murder that is now provoking outrage online in response to the suspect’s mental illness defense. Michael Adams, 27, was charged with the...
2019-07-08 23:00

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was ...
2019-07-17 18:15

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijal...
2019-07-16 03:45

Driver unharmed after cactus crashes through car windshield in Arizona He walked away without a prick. An Arizona driver was somehow barely injured Wednesday when his car’s windshield was pierced straight-through by a large cactus. Kai Scott, 39, ran into the saguaro around 9:30 a.m. in Tuscon, the Arizona Daily S...
2019-07-11 06:15

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial t...
2019-07-11 11:30

Starbucks apologizes to police for encounter in Arizona shop TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Starbucks is apologizing after an employee reportedly asked six police officers to leave or change their location in one of the company’s shops in a Phoenix suburb because another customer reported feeling unsafe. Starbucks said i...
2019-07-06 23:45

Two Tucson Roadrunners sign 2-way contracts with Arizona Coyotes TUCSON – The Arizona Coyotes signed forwards Michael Bunting and Hudson Fasching to two-year, two-way contracts. The two-way contract status allows them to be assigned to Tucson and recalled by Arizona without having to go through the waiver pr...
2019-07-06 07:45

Ex-Arizona assistant basketball coach gets 3-month sentence A judge has sentenced a former assistant basketball coach at the University of Arizona to three months in prison for his role in a college hoops corruption scandal        ...
2019-06-06 22:30

Arizona high school gives car to student with perfect attendance This sure beats a certificate. An Arizona high school gave a car to a student to reward him for his perfect attendance record this year. The East Valley Institute of Technology in Phoenix ran its perfect attendance list for each of its campuses ̵...
2019-05-22 20:45

Arizona man offering one-bedroom home as reward for missing dog An Arizona man has increased the reward for his missing dog from cash to a one-bedroom home. Eddie Collins of Tucson lost his beloved 2-year-old chihuahua, Jenny, in April, he told News 4 Tucson. Collins said his pet went missing from a Circle K, and...
2019-07-03 04:30

Arizona’s rural schools lose thousands of students PHOENIX (AP) – Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by o...
2019-06-17 01:00

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state’s most populous county has risen by over 70...
2019-06-16 20:15

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona take on “Camp Fury” TUCSON – Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona are learning the ins and outs of working in a firehouse. News 4 Tucson Photojournalist Tim Eden got an inside look at “Camp Fury.” Watch below:...
2019-05-29 14:30

New White House press secretary has Arizona ties TUCSON- The White House named a new press secretary and she has Arizona ties. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced last Thursday that she is leaving the Trump administration. On Tuesday, First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitte...
2019-06-27 23:30

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have ...
2019-05-29 21:45

Walker Buehler records 11 Ks, Dodgers beat Arizona 3-1 PHOENIX (AP) — Walker Buehler pitched eight innings of two-hit ball and Corey Seager hit a three-run homer as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondback 3-1 Monday in the opener of a three-game series. The NL West-leading Dodgers won their ...
2019-06-04 06:30

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark. Arizona Public Service has been...
2019-06-23 18:30

Ex-priest in molestation case returned to Arizona from Italy PHOENIX (AP) — A former Catholic priest who fled from Arizona to Italy in 2003 after being indicted on child molestation charges has been returned to the state. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced that 70-year-old Joseph John Henn a...
2019-06-15 23:00

Waymo resumes testing self-driving trucks in Arizona Waymo -- Alphabet's autonomous vehicle company -- announced that it would resume testing its trucks on Phoenix freeways. The company had pulled its Class 8 trucks off the road back in 2017, after some brief tests in the state. Tests of the self-...
2019-05-30 01:45

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
2019-05-30 08:45

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the American School Counselor Association show Arizona ranks last in the nation when it comes to that ratio. The...
2019-06-27 23:30

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
2019-06-15 04:45

SARA: Summer hiking tips in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Residents have felt the heat, but many are still out hiking. Southern Arizona is a popular spot for hiking, but it can also be deadly. “It’s not so bad so far in the mornings,” said Stephen Cox. HIKING SAFETY: yester...
2019-06-27 23:30

A former U.S. Representative from Arizona is seeking a pardon from President Trump A former U.S. Representative from Arizona is seeking a pardon from President Trump. Rick Renzi was convicted in 20-13 of corruption, money laundering and other charges. Renzi’s attorney has requested an investigation into his conviction. Claimi...
2019-05-23 14:15

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each spring, local animals shelters are filled to capacity with litters of kittens. Many of those kittens w...
2019-06-13 12:30

Arizona Baseball will miss NCAA Tournament for second season TUCSON – Despite a hot finish to the regular season, the Arizona baseball team will miss the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. On Monday, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 64 teams competing for the 2019 NCAA Di...
2019-05-28 03:15

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES, Ariz. – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogal...
2019-06-05 07:15

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z's Roc Nation, said it is offering support an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident....
2019-06-17 20:15

Woman who lifted Arizona mosque items gets probation A woman captured on video making derogatory comments about Muslims as she and a friend took pamphlets and other items from an Arizona mosque is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on an aggravated criminal damage conviction....
2019-06-04 21:30