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French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests

French "spiderman" climber Alain Robert scaled a 68-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong on Friday to hoist a flag symbolizing reconciliation between China and the territory as weeks of ...

French 'spiderman' climbs HK tower, hoists reconciliation flag amid mass protests

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French 'Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong tower with 'peace banner' Amid ongoing pro-democracy protests, French climber Alain Robert scaled a Hong Kong skyscraper with a reconciliation flag. Robert said he hoped to "raise a smile," but many were less than pleased with the stunt....
2019-08-16 14:48

French 'Spiderman' Alain Robert travels to Hong Kong and climbs tower to unfurl banner pleading for peace French "Spiderman" freeclimber Alain Robert, who stunned London by scaling the Heron Tower bare-handed, has climbed a 68-storey Hong Kong skyscraper to plead for peace in the region....
2019-08-16 12:48

'French Spiderman' climbs Hong Kong building A Frenchman known for carrying out several unauthorized climbs of skyscrapers around the globe, has scaled a 62-story building in Hong Kong as a protest.        ...
2019-08-16 15:16

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
2019-07-20 06:48

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so far this year....
2019-08-18 10:16

'French Spiderman' Scales Hong Kong Skyscraper With 'Peace Banner' Daredevil Alain Robert -- dubbed the 'French Spiderman' -- climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest....
2019-08-16 19:48

| WATCH | 'French Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with 'peace banner' Daredevil Alain Robert - dubbed the 'French Spiderman' - climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest....
2019-08-16 22:48

On her terms and timeline, Ashleigh Barty climbs to top at French Open Hailed as a phenom when she first hit the tennis stage at age 15, Ashleigh Barty soon landed on the same predictable path toward teenaged tennis burnout. Instead, her instincts helped her make a detour, one that paid off with her first Grand Slam tit...
2019-06-09 01:16

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
2019-08-07 19:48

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
2019-07-13 07:48

Coming Clean: The French Government Has Admitted That The Eiffel Tower Is Meant To Be A Statue Of An Elephant But It Sucks A shocking truth has just emerged about one of the world’s most iconic landmarks: The French government has admitted that the Eiffel Tower is meant to be a statue of an elephant, but it sucks....
2019-08-20 11:32

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
2019-08-17 02:16

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white supremacy...
2019-08-05 16:48

Moutet carries French flag with a little help from Rafa and Roger Corentin Moutet became the youngest French man since Gael Monfils in 2006 to reach the third round at Roland Garros on Wednesday just as old stagers Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet exited the tournament....
2019-05-29 20:00

Soldier places flag in ‘jaw-dropping’ display amid torrential downpour Even Mother Nature at her wildest couldn’t stop this soldier from paying his respects to the fallen. Moving video and photos show a proud member of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment ignoring a raging storm to place a flag at Arlington National Cemet...
2019-05-27 16:48

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
2019-08-07 19:48

Amid Tear Gas and New Clashes With Police, Hong Kong Protestors Pull Down Chinese Flag HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters and authorities clashed in Hong Kong again on Saturday, as demonstrators removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbor and police fired tear gas after some pr...
2019-08-03 21:48

More Hong Kong companies say business impacted by mass protests Conglomerate Swire Pacific became the latest major Hong Kong company to voice concern about the impact of protests in the city on business activity, saying they are having direct and indirect impact on demand on a number of its businesses....
2019-08-08 14:48

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, ...
2019-06-13 16:32

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
2019-06-18 13:00

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 05:00

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
2019-06-15 09:16

Extradition bill that prompted mass protests in Hong Kong is dead, Lam says The extradition bill that sparked Hong Kong’s largest protest in more than a decade was declared dead on Tuesday by the former British colony’s embattled leader who called the process a “total failure.”...
2019-07-09 16:16

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong after mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resignation as demonstrators had demanded....
2019-06-19 06:00

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong while the city is being rocked by mass protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular destinations....
2019-08-03 17:16

Hong Kong leader says extradition bill is dead after mass protests The leader of Hong Kong said Tuesday the extradition bill that set off a firestorm of protests in the region was dead. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said that the government’s work on the bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be s...
2019-07-09 12:32

More mass protests planned in Hong Kong after peaceful weekend of rallies Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
2019-08-19 04:00

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings, while facing protests President Trump landed in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday to pay his respects and offer his support on the first part of a trip to two communities devastated by mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead and dozens injured -- but Tru...
2019-08-07 18:32

Carrie Lam offers 'most sincere apology' to Hong Kong following mass protests Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam apologized to the public Tuesday following mass protests on the island over a controversial bill but did not offer her resign as demonstrators had demanded....
2019-06-18 14:00

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
2019-07-01 09:48

Hong Kong airport resumes flights after clashes, mass protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
2019-08-14 05:16

Hong Kong readies for more mass protests after huge, peaceful rally Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes....
2019-08-19 09:00

Hong Kong leader seeks meeting with students after mass protests Hong Kong's chief executive Carrie Lam has asked to meet with the city's university students, her office said on Thursday evening, as the embattled leader tries to fend off pressure from a month-long political crisis....
2019-07-04 19:48

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and ...
2019-06-17 21:32

Mass protests in Sudan draw tens of thousands, with scattered clashes in capital The first major protests since a vast sit-in was violently dispersed on June 3 rocked Khartoum. Protesters have been demanding a civilian-led government since a transitional military council stepped into former president Omar Hassan al-Bashir’s place...
2019-06-30 19:01

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns after days of mass protests Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation late Wednesday amid protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
2019-07-25 08:16

‘We don’t want him here’: Trump to face protests and skepticism as he visits El Paso and Dayton after mass shootings The open repudiation of a visiting president in the aftermath of a mass tragedy was striking Tuesday as a growing chorus of critics made clear that Trump would not be universally welcome during a pair of condolence visits that will take Air Force One...
2019-08-07 04:48

| Police disperse crowd as Zimbabwe opposition calls off mass protests after court ban Opposition mass protests against deepening economic problems in Zimbabwe were called off after a court upheld an 11th hour ban imposed by the police....
2019-08-16 20:16

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says extradition bill is dead following mass protests In mid-June Lam responded to huge protests by suspending the bill, but that move failed to mollify critics, who continued to demonstrate against the bill and call for Lam's resignation....
2019-07-09 04:32

B.C. experts predict ‘mass migration’ of expats from Hong Kong over extradition bill protests Vancouver immigration lawyers say they're preparing for a spike in document requests, as protests against a proposed extradition law rock the country....
2019-06-14 08:16

Hong Kong government reportedly set to suspend China extradition bill after mass protests The Hong Kong government is set to suspend a contentious proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China after mass protests and street clashes shook the Asian trade and finance center, local media reported Saturday....
2019-06-15 06:48

Hong Kong to push ahead with extradition bill despite mass protests, fears that 'anyone can disappear' A controversial extradition bill that spurred massive protests and shut down the center of Hong Kong on Sunday will go forward, despite fears that mainland China's broadening footprint in the semi-autonomous territory could target critics....
2019-06-10 19:48

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, to step down....
2019-06-17 12:32

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total failure'. The bill, which would have allowed people i...
2019-07-09 14:00

Hong Kong leader expected to delay extradition bill ahead of more mass protests Carrie Lam to speak on Saturday afternoon for first time since protest crisis erupted in earnestHong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam is expected to announce a halt in efforts to pass a controversial new extradition law, after a week of mass protests and str...
2019-06-15 08:48

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters being sprayed with tear gas after refusing to move from the bridge....
2019-07-02 02:32

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a mass protest movement demanding that the city's Chief Executive Leader Carrie Lam....
2019-06-17 08:32

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders....
2019-07-14 18:16

Is it safe to visit Hong Kong amid protests? Hong Kong has been at the center of a political crisis that has spilled over into increasingly violent street protests and led to the temporary closure of its international airport. Here's what that means for visitors to one of Asia's most popular de...
2019-08-13 08:32

More Than 100 Flights Cancelled In Hong Kong Amid Protests More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democracy protesters kick off a city-wide strike....
2019-08-05 12:16

Flights out of Hong Kong canceled again amid protests Hong Kong's airport has cancelled all remaining departing flights for the second day after protesters took over the terminals.        ...
2019-08-13 17:32

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks....
2019-06-09 01:32

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and North Korea, underscoring their alliance amid challenges posed by the United States....
2019-06-21 10:16

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended...
2019-07-04 00:00

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down t...
2019-07-17 21:48

EU calls for restraint, dialogue amid Hong Kong protests The European Union on Monday called for restraint and dialogue to find a way forward as hundreds of Hong Kong protesters smashed up the legislature in a direct challenge to China....
2019-07-01 17:32

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
2019-05-31 13:00

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also ...
2019-07-13 18:16

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Au...
2019-07-14 12:16

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happen....
2019-07-04 02:32

Hong Kong airport cancels all departing flights for the second day amid protests It came after thousands of protesters took over the facility’s main terminal on Monday, leading to the cancellation of more than 200 flights.        ...
2019-08-13 12:48

Australia Raises Travel Warning for Hong Kong Amid Protests Australia elevated its travel warning for Hong Kong overnight Tuesday, citing the increasingly unpredictable nature of protests in the Chinese enclave. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade amended its travel advice on the recommendation of con...
2019-08-07 12:48

Hong Kong protests kick off amid China army concerns Protesters have gathered in Hong Kong to demand expanded democratic rights and autonomy from mainland China. Some are worried that police might use violence to crack down on the march — or even bring in the military....
2019-08-03 12:48

Alibaba and the $15 billion question: Amid Hong Kong's protests, when to list? Hong Kong's political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China's biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables....
2019-08-16 16:16

Annual Pamplona bull-run festival begins amid fireworks and protests More than 1 million people are expected to attend the nine-day San Fermin event in the northern Spanish cityPartygoers and bull-running fans packed the main square in Pamplona on Saturday to cheer the launch of a firecracker which marks the start of ...
2019-07-06 23:32

Alibaba IPO plan at risk amid massive Hong Kong protests Chinese e-commerce platform Alibaba is weighing a delay to its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange due to massive anti-China protests that have shuttered the airport and captivated the world. The Chinese online retailer had been working toward a ...
2019-08-15 07:16

Ally of Kazakhstan’s Longtime Ex-Leader Wins Presidency Amid Protests (MOSCOW) — Preliminary results show an ally of Kazakhstan’s former president has won the presidential election. The Central Election Commission in this Central Asian country said Monday that Kassym-Jomart Tokayev won nearly 71 percent of ...
2019-06-10 17:16

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity around the globe....
2019-06-05 02:32

Hong Kong police arrest pro-independence figure amid further protests Founder of the banned Hong Kong National party among eight arrests by police as public servants prepare to marchHong Kong police have arrested eight people, including a prominent pro-independence activist, on suspicion of having offensive weapons and...
2019-08-02 09:48

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The proceedings were marked by protests by the UK&rsq...
2019-07-03 05:16

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
2019-06-13 13:32

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name....
2019-06-15 03:00

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
2019-06-15 21:48

As the nation grieves two deadly mass shootings, stories of heroism amid the chaos are beginning to emerge (NBC News)  The death toll continued to climb Monday following a weekend of deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Two more victims of the El Paso massacre died Monday, bringing the toll there to 22 who were killed when a gunman op...
2019-08-06 07:48

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, injuring 21 law enforcement agents, officials said....
2019-07-17 06:32

Carrie Lam says Hong Kong economy faces 'risk of downturn' amid protests While Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam painted a bleak picture of the city's economy, she expressed hope that dialogue with protesters could provide "a way out."...
2019-08-20 19:16

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
2019-06-12 18:48

India orders Kashmir government staff back to work amid protests Troops have reportedly used teargas, chilli grenades and pellets to disperse crowds during weekend of clashesIndian officials have ordered government employees in Kashmir to return to duty and some schools will reopen on Monday after a tense weekend ...
2019-08-19 08:00

Man City 6 Kitchee 1: Champions ease to victory amid Hong Kong protests Manchester City eased to a 6-1 victory over Kitchee FC in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with the pre-season friendly marked by protests concering the ongoing political unrest in the region....
2019-07-24 19:32

More protests as U.S. raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
2019-08-08 07:00

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “...
2019-08-16 21:16

More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it termed civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
2019-08-08 19:48

Royal Caribbean cancels Puerto Rico cruise stop amid protests A Royal Caribbean cruise ship opted to skip a Puerto Rico call as San Juan protests against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló continue.       ...
2019-07-17 21:48

Trudeau says relationship with Metis is ‘model of what reconciliation can be’ At a meeting known as the Crown-Metis Nation Summit held in Ottawa, Trudeau said reconciliation efforts will span generations but said the government has come a long way in working with the Metis Nation on long-standing challenges, including housing ...
2019-06-13 23:48

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests: sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-08-21 12:32

Lawmakers call for Puerto Rico's governor to step down amid widespread protests on island Congressional lawmakers are siding with Puerto Ricans calling for the Carribean island's besieged Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign amid days of demonstrations and confrontations between protestors and police. ...
2019-07-20 07:48

Puerto Rico officials seek to search governor's phone amid protests, scandal Puerto Rican officials on Tuesday were executing search warrants for the mobile phones of Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his top associates amid a corruption scandal that provoked 10 days of protests demanding his resignation and took a toll on touris...
2019-07-23 22:01

San Juan braces for an 11th day of protests, amid calls for Puerto Rico's governor to resign San Juan braced on Tuesday for an 11th day of protests calling for the resignation of Puerto Rico's governor over offensive chat messages that have drawn hundreds of thousands of people....
2019-07-23 11:48

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet t...
2019-06-19 15:00

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
2019-06-17 16:00

Exclusive: Alibaba postpones up to $15 billion Hong Kong listing amid protests - sources China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has delayed its up to $15 billion listing in Hong Kong amid growing political unrest in the Asian financial hub, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
2019-08-21 06:32

Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say....
2019-07-09 12:32

State Department issues travel advisory on Hong Kong amid pro-democracy protests The State Department’s Level 2 travel advisory, issued Thursday, urges “increased caution in Hong Kong due to civil unrest.”       ...
2019-08-08 19:16

Puerto Rico's governor to resign amid protests over leaked obscene online chats Ricardo Rossello, the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, announced his resignation early Wednesday after more than a week of massive protests and calls for his ouster in the U.S. territory over allegations of corruption....
2019-07-25 06:16

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Alioune Tine, who said on Monday that they should be suppo...
2019-08-19 19:16

The Gambia: Three former hitmen released after admission at reconciliation commission The men belonged to the infamous 'Junglers' and allegedly took out multiple hits on the orders of former president Yahya Jammeh. They were released in a bid to encourage other perpetrators to come forward....
2019-08-07 08:16

An Arrest, a Reconciliation and Plenty of Tears on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? One couple reconciled, another imploded, all in a day's work for TLC's 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four. Colt and Larissa, you may recall them from their many,......
2019-07-15 19:48

Sudanese protesters, military leaders agree to power-sharing deal amid ongoing protests Following weeks of negotiations and a deadly crackdown last month by security forces, a Sudanese pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council have agreed to a power-sharing deal....
2019-07-18 04:00

Royal Caribbean cruise ship cancels Puerto Rico stop amid violent protests A Royal Caribbean International cruise ship reportedly skipped a scheduled stop in Puerto Rico Tuesday amid violent protests against the governor in the commonwealth’s capital. “In light of current unrest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, we have...
2019-07-17 06:32

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-07-01 08:16

Big Brother's Elena Davies Addresses Reconciliation Rumors With Ex Mark Jansen Has MarLena reunited? That's what many Big Brother fans believe after Mark Jansen and Elena Davies recently posted similar bedroom shots on their Instagrams. So today, Davies is......
2019-05-28 22:16

Todd Chrisley's Estranged Daughter Lindsie Open to "Genuine" Reconciliation Todd Chrisley's estranged daughter Lindsie Chrisley is open to reconnecting with her family despite trading accusations of harassment over an alleged sex tape and infidelity, which have......
2019-08-18 03:48

Hawaii telescope operators abandoned millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuated employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mounta...
2019-07-18 13:16

US mass shootings: Donald Trump insists 'hate has no place' in America amid backlash over bloodshed Donald Trump has claimed "hate has no place" in America after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings that sparked a major backlash over his presidency....
2019-08-05 19:16

Hong Kong artist wields a paintbrush at Hong Kong mass protests For 53-year-old Perry Dino, a paintbrush and canvas are weapons for opposing the Hong Kong government as it faces mass protests against a now-suspended bill that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
2019-06-29 13:32

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties to down weapons; and UN expert calls for Mali rec...
2019-08-19 23:48

Amid 'mass confusion' on popular CBD products' legal status, Feds hold hearing The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a hearing Friday to collect information about popular cannabis compounds such as CBD.        ...
2019-05-31 22:16

Astronomers measure mass, energy from high-mass protostar for first time Scientists have precisely measured the mass and energy of a jet driven by a high-mass protostar, a component and process that scientists estimate is a key to part of stellar formation....
2019-08-13 05:48

Canadian Guy Climbs into Someone Else's Corvette and Tries to Claim It as His I think somebody may have misunderstood how squatter’s rights work. That somebody is a Vancouver man who climbed into a parked Corvette C7 with an open roof, sat in the driver’s seat, and claimed the car was his. The owner of the car, and later the V...
2019-07-02 21:48

RealReal Climbs in Trading Debut Online marketplace RealReal’s shares soared in its first day of trading, following a wave of technology companies entering the public markets this year....
2019-06-28 22:16

Wall Street climbs at end of turbulent week Hopes of more official stimulus for the economy and the easing of a bond market rally drove a broad rise in U.S. stocks on Friday, as a bruising week for markets drew to a close....
2019-08-16 16:16

S&P 500 climbs toward record high, earnings in focus The S&P 500 climbed toward a record high on Monday, supported by expectations of lower interest rates, while investors awaited quarterly earnings from marquee companies Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon later this week....
2019-07-22 23:48

Extra Cool Mom Climbs Mt. Rushmore Barefoot, Gets Busted Last Friday, Alexandria Incontro from Omaha, Nebraska, very nearly free-soloed Mt. Rushmore, making it 15 feet from the top before she was persuaded to give up on her attempt by a park ranger. According to the Rapid City Journal, visitors reported se...
2019-07-18 05:48

Wall Street climbs more than 1% after China moves on yuan U.S. stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Tuesday, bouncing back from a sharp sell-off the previous day as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, easing concerns that currencies would be the next weapon in the U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-06 22:48

Bulgaria's Georgieva climbs from communism to IMF head hopeful Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been named European candidate to lead the International Monetary Fund after years of experience at its twin organization the World Bank....
2019-08-03 00:48

NYCHA’s overtime spending climbs again, hitting $95 million The city’s budget has sprung a big leak. Overtime spending at the city’s embattled Housing Authority ballooned to $95.5 million last year, as employees labored to correct the scandalous living conditions that led to a partial federal takeover of the ...
2019-08-14 09:32

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
2019-07-06 22:48

Death toll in capsized Philippine ferries climbs to 31 The death toll from the capsize of three Philippine ferries in bad weather rose to 31 on Sunday as rescuers found more bodies, a coast guard official said....
2019-08-04 14:16

U.S. Currency Climbs Against Australian Dollar After RBA Signals Possible Rate Cut The dollar strengthened on Tuesday, buoyed by gains against the Australian dollar after Reserve Bank of Australia cleared the path to an interest-rate cut in June....
2019-05-21 23:32

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 Sudanese activists say at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
2019-07-01 15:32

Corona brewer's stock climbs after earnings beat Shares of Constellation Brands rose Friday after the Corona brewer reported earnings that topped Wall Street's estimates and boosted its fiscal 2020 outlook as its beer sales continue to fuel growth....
2019-06-28 17:16

Wall St. climbs on trade optimism, dovish Fed bets U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 closing in on record levels, as President Donald Trump's comments on the United States and China restarting trade talks added to optimism over the prospect of a more accommodative Federal Reserve....
2019-06-18 16:48

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 00:48

US back in top 5 innovative economies, China climbs to 14th The United States has reclaimed its ranking in the top five countries in the world for economic innovation, while China climbed from 17th to 14th position in the new list of nearly 130 nations...
2019-07-25 04:48

Man climbs onto plane wing before takeoff at Nigeria airport An Azman Air plane had been waiting for clearance to takeoff from Lagos, Nigeria, when a man climbed onto the wing.       ...
2019-07-20 00:16

Subaru first-quarter profit climbs 48% on strong U.S. SUV sales Subaru Corp reported a 48% increase in first-quarter operating profit on Monday as global sales grew, led by demand for the Ascent and Forester SUVs in the United States....
2019-08-05 14:16

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
2019-06-19 05:32

Mario 64 Expert Climbs One Of The Game's Trickiest Levels Without Jumping Scott “pannenkoek2012" Buchanan is a Super Mario 64 expert known best for achieving memetic status thanks to a complex trick that involved “parallel universes” to complete. Buchanan is a master of the “A press challenge,” which involves clearing...
2019-08-13 05:48

Oklahoma: two dead after possible tornado as storms death toll climbs Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’Officials said two people died after a possible tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. ...
2019-05-26 17:16

Stock markets mixed, U.S. climbs as currency war fears ease World stock markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street making modest gains after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears a protracted trade spat between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as wel...
2019-08-06 22:48

Global stocks dip as Fed meeting looms, oil climbs on geopolitical fears U.S. stocks ended nominally lower on Friday as investors awaited next week's Federal Reserve meeting for signs of imminent easing, while the U.S.-Iran confrontation in the Gulf of Oman added to geopolitical uncertainty, sending oil prices higher....
2019-06-15 14:48

Flight out of Nigeria airport delayed after lunatic climbs onto plane This stowaway wanted to fly on a wing and a prayer. The man ran on Friday onto a taxiway at the international airport in Lagos, Nigeria, where he threw his carry-on luggage into one of the engines of a domestic Azman Air flight bound for Port Harcour...
2019-07-22 21:32

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
2019-06-13 22:00

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as concerns that slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand cast a cloud....
2019-07-20 05:16

Brazil deforestation climbs 67% through July as government attacks data Deforestation in Brazil's rainforest has jumped around 67% in the first seven months of the year, according to preliminary data from Brazil's space research agency, which the government has attacked as misleading and harmful to the national interest....
2019-08-06 10:48

Watch: Mystery Man Climbs 1,000-Foot-Tall London Building With No Ropes Some people find it hard to get motivated on a Monday. Others are already halfway up London's tallest building by 5 a.m. - seemingly without a rope or harness....
2019-07-08 20:48

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
2019-06-13 06:32

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge of global stock markets edged back from seven-week highs following a run-up spurred by optimism over...
2019-06-21 23:16

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
2019-07-14 01:16

Doubts persist over Trump attendance at French G7 summit: French official U.S. President Donald Trump did not confirm he would attend August's summit of the G7 group of rich nations in southwestern France city of Biarritz when he met President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, a French official said....
2019-06-06 21:00

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
2019-05-24 19:16

China June aluminum output climbs to daily record - Reuters calculations China's daily aluminum output hit record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as total production for the whole of the month fell slightly according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday....
2019-07-15 08:32

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
2019-06-06 13:48

SoftBank Corp first-quarter profit climbs 4% as mobile user numbers grow Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Monday its operating profit in the quarter ended June rose 4%, in line with estimates, as the number of mobile users grew....
2019-08-05 14:16

Brad's Hall of Fame - Bradley Wiggins picks his five favourite climbs in cycling "Eurosport\u0027s Bradley Wiggins names his top 5 climbs in cycling. Alpe d\u0027Huez obviously makes the cut, but which others are in Wiggo\u0027s selection."...
2019-06-12 18:00

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 boat and cruise crash.       ...
2019-07-06 23:32

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 19 The bodies of a South Korean tourist and a Hungarian crew member were found Thursday, bringing the death toll of the fatal May 29 Danube crash to 19.        ...
2019-06-07 18:00

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
2019-06-07 15:00

A Celebrity Tower Is ‘Getting Some Work Done’ The Flatiron Building, with its landmark facade, is joining a growing list of classic New York skyscrapers that are updating and in some cases, reinventing themselves....
2019-06-28 11:32

Plug *Everything* Into This $19 Tower of Power What were they thinking inventing this surge protector and not calling it the Power Tower? Missed marketing opportunities aside, it comes with 10 outlets, four USB ports, and its own 6ft retractable power cord. Plus, it rotates for optimum space-savi...
2019-06-19 16:16

Neighbors upset over communication tower TUCSON – Residents in one Foothills neighborhood are not happy with the construction of a nearby communication tower. The tower, located near Kolb and Sunrise, will resemble a palm tree when it’s finished. The tower previously up in that locati...
2019-07-02 06:32

Man Who Climbed Eiffel Tower Is Taken Into Custody Images of the man scaling the landmark quickly flooded social media, and the tower was evacuated. It was not known why he embarked on the climb. The tower is to reopen on Tuesday morning....
2019-05-21 14:31

Search continues for 4-year-old swept away in flooded creek; death toll from severe weather climbs to 9 _____ A search is underway for a 4-year-old boy in Indiana who was swept away by strong currents in a flooded creek. Meanwhile, in Missouri, the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River, bri...
2019-05-26 00:16

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I thi...
2019-06-06 10:16

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot ...
2019-07-19 02:00

Cellphone Tower Companies Race Higher As the biggest wireless companies in the U.S. prepare to bring 5G to more customers, cellphone-tower operators are shaping up to be big winners in the stock market....
2019-07-15 19:16

Ron Howard says that his dud The Dark Tower adaptation "should've been horror" It’s 2019 and the Stephen King renaissance rolls on, with It: Chapter 2, Doctor Sleep, and HBO’s The Outsider on the horizon and adaptations of The Stand, The Long Walk, The Eyes Of The Dragon, ‘Salem’s Lot, and Lisey’s Story in development. There’s ...
2019-05-31 22:16

Gravity-defying tower opens in Singapore The newly-opened Robinson Tower in Singapore's Central Business District might baffle you at first glance: the upper section appears to float above the lower, with a leafy garden between the two....
2019-08-06 05:49

Thrill-seekers take zipline ride off Eiffel Tower Volunteers jumped off a platform hanging from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower on Tuesday for a thrilling ride down an 2,600 foot zipline.        ...
2019-05-28 23:32

New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower A 20-year-old New Jersey man accused of threatening on social media to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb the Trump Tower skyscraper in New York City was arrested on Wednesday on a string of federal charges, prosecutors said....
2019-05-23 07:48

Should Macy’s Build a Giant Tower in One of N.Y.’s Most Congested Neighborhoods? A development plan would add thousands of workers to Herald Square, where 92 million people a year pass through the three subway stations in the area....
2019-07-01 23:00

Eiffel Tower climber in custody after daring ascent Rescuers successfully talked down a man who scaled the upper heights of the Eiffel Tower on Monday, forcing the monument's evacuation, and handed him over to police....
2019-05-21 15:00

Thousands left without power after cooling tower demolition in UK Three landmark cooling towers in the UK were demolished in a controlled explosion. Thousands of homes were left with no electricity shortly after.        ...
2019-08-20 00:48

InWin’s Alice is a mid-tower PC case you can match to your cosplay There’s a huge amount of crossover between the gaming and cosplay communities and InWin’s Alice computer chassis will appeal to many in the middle of that Venn diagram. The company is currently showing off Alice and its other PC cases at Computex in ...
2019-05-29 21:16

West 57th tower ready to welcome new retailers to Billionaire’s Row With its 1,400-foot-tall slender condominium tower nearing completion, the developers of 111 W. 57th St. are ready to welcome retailers into its base along Billionaires’ Row. JDS Development Group, Property Markets Group and Spruce Capital Partners h...
2019-08-07 08:16

Plans for Tower Fifth in Midtown include Venezuela consulate The current Venezuelan consulate on East 51st Street is supposed to be incorporated into Harry Macklowe’s proposed Tower Fifth skyscraper, and any sale seems to have escaped complications from US sanctions. Looking out, the lobby will frame the side ...
2019-06-19 06:01

R. Kelly’s Girlfriends Kicked Out of Trump Tower Chicago Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, the reported girlfriends of embattled singer R. Kelly, were booted from their digs in the Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago after the singer was arrested and his property was seized by federal officials....
2019-07-15 08:16

| Eiffel Tower climber 'admitted to psychiatric unit' A man, believed to be Russian, who sparked a mass evacuation of the Eiffel Tower by scaling the iconic Paris landmark has been admitted to a psychiatric unit, legal sources said....
2019-05-22 21:48

Abu Dhabi Tower Lights Up In Celebration Of PM Modi Swearing-In The facade of the iconic ADNOC Group Tower in Abu Dhabi was lit with the flags of India and the UAE and portraits of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al......
2019-05-31 05:48

Trump Tower condos are struggling to find buyers Trump Tower may be the only losing real estate bet in New York City. Recent reporting from Bloomberg shows that since President Donald Trump took office, most of the units in Trump Tower have sold at a loss — several for a loss of more than 20%. For ...
2019-06-27 18:32

Here's the many ways Disney's Tower Of Terror ensures riders don't die Tower Of Terror is one of the best rides at Walt Disney World (and Disneyland, before it was redone into Guardians Of The Galaxy theme). The noir Hollywood glamour of the storyline combined with ghosts, The Twilight Zone, and, of course, stomach-drop...
2019-06-28 03:48

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer dressed in red could ...
2019-05-21 14:31

Ford supplier Tower to be acquired in $900 million deal Autokiniton agreed to buy all shares of Tower International for $31 per share in cash -- 70 percent over Tower's Thursday stock price. Ford is Tower's largest customer, accounting for nearly half of the supplier's business....
2019-07-13 02:48

Tinder the Top Revenue Generating Non-Game App in H1 2019: Sensor Tower While consumers spent an estimated $25.5 billion globally on Apple's App Store in the first half of 2019, Google Play's estimated gross revenue was $14.2 billion for the half, the research showed....
2019-07-13 18:48

'Truly profound': Shard climber describes reaching top of UK's tallest tower George King, 19, describes slipping near the top and wearing disguises to stake out the London skyscraperTeenage climber George King became a viral sensation after scaling the UK’s tallest skyscraper without ropes at dawn on Monday – but he nearly d...
2019-07-11 00:48

$600M Cray supercomputer will tower above the rest — to build better nukes Cray has been commissioned by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to create a supercomputer head and shoulders above all the rest, with the contract valued at some $600 million. Disappointingly, El Capitan, as the system will be called, will be m...
2019-08-13 23:16

New Jersey man charged after allegedly threatening to bomb Trump Tower Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, making false statements and transmitting threats over interstate commerce, according to federal prosecutors....
2019-05-23 05:00

Nasdaq leases additional 35,500 square feet at Durst tower Leasing momentum continues at the Durst Organization’s One Five One W. 42nd St., formerly Four Times Square. Nasdaq just signed for an additional 35,512 square feet on the 28th floor, bringing its total in the tower to 180,000 square feet. The deal c...
2019-05-21 22:32

Germany demolishes cooling tower of former nuclear power plant A cooling tower emblematic of Germany's nuclear aversion has been toppled near Koblenz. Seven reactors are still operational in Germany, with the last due to be phased out in late 2022 amid a drive to renewables....
2019-08-09 22:00

Exec who worked on Moscow Trump Tower to be subpoenaed after no-show House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said the committee will subpoena Sater after he “agreed to appear this morning and he did not show up.”...
2019-06-22 00:48

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's signature property, federal law enforcement authorities announced Wednesday....
2019-05-23 03:16

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected lawyer at Trump Tower in 2016. “Let me put yo...
2019-06-03 16:32

The SkyDeck ledge of the Willis Tower cracks under visitors' feet Visitors to the Willis Tower's SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction's protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands of pieces....
2019-06-13 00:48

Dallas residents displaced by collapsed tower crane still can't get belongings Hundreds of Dallas residents displaced by a tower crane that fell on their apartment building don't know when they will be able to retrieve their belongings....
2019-06-23 14:00

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed...
2019-06-12 06:16

Michael Rooker joins Amazon's quest for The Dark Tower According to Deadline, grizzled space pirate Michael Rooker has joined the cast of the pilot for Amazon’s The Dark Tower show, which is going to be a prequel to the main events of Stephen King’s book series and a “more faithful retelling” of the stor...
2019-06-12 03:32

Eiffel Tower zipline offers a birds-eye view of Paris - video A zipline ride from the Paris landmark is providing an opportunity to speed across the Paris skyline at 90km (56 miles) per hour. The temporary zipline is an initiative by French mineral water brand Perrier to celebrate the French Open. It also coinc...
2019-05-30 16:16

Eiffel Tower revamp to turn roads into garden in heart of Paris €72m makeover will create mile-long stretch of pools, fountains and parksA garden stretches for a mile, free of cars with one of the world’s most recognisable monuments at its centre. Crossing the river on a tree-lined and lawned bridge, the roar of ...
2019-06-07 16:48

Acquisitions, sales and tower spin-offs: Vodafone's eventful July As the operator responsible for the first mobile phone call in the UK, Vodafone has a long and storied history in the world of telecommunications.But July 2019 will go down as one of the more eventful months in Vodafone’s 30 year history. It s...
2019-08-01 16:48

Ericsson updates 5G cell tower software to improve speed and coverage Ericsson's 5G hardware is already being used in cell towers around the world, and is getting a major software upgrade to increase speeds and coverage.Read More...
2019-06-17 17:32

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceiv...
2019-08-03 09:32

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s abi...
2019-06-15 19:32

Raven chicks in the Tower ward off prophecy of doom for Brexit Britain Britain's political establishment is in chaos over Brexit and Prime Minister Theresa May's days in office are numbered but the kingdom and the Tower of London appear safe from legendary doom after the birth of four raven chicks at the famous fortress...
2019-05-21 15:00

Eiffel Tower Evacuated and Closed Down After Man Began Scaling the Paris Landmark (PARIS) — The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed down Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours. Members of a special firefighter climbing unit and police negotiators eventua...
2019-05-21 17:48

TikTok User Spending Crosses $10 Million in June: Sensor Tower While India is TikTok's largest market, the growth in spending was driven by users in China, where gross revenue for the app has increased 271 percent since January....
2019-07-23 22:48

Britain Vowed Big Changes After Grenfell Tower Burned. Why Are Thousands Stuck in Firetraps? Two years after the Grenfell inferno in London killed 72 people, hundreds of high-rise apartment buildings in England remain wrapped in flammable cladding — and safety rules are little changed....
2019-05-29 18:48

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawma...
2019-05-21 14:31

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel demonstration, federal investigators alleged....
2019-05-23 10:48

Paul Manafort’s forfeited Trump Tower Condo hits market for $3.6M Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s luxury condo in Trump Tower in New York City is being sold off by the government for $3.6 million. Now behind bars, the former political consultant pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy against the U...
2019-06-20 05:16

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of Justice moved to take formal possession of the 43rd-floor Trump Tower condo owned by Paul Manafort, T...
2019-05-26 03:32

Online petition seeks to rename Trump Tower street after Barack Obama ​It started out as a joke, but an online petition to rename the street outside Trump Tower after former President Barack Obama has amassed nearly 100,000 signatures. The petition on MoveOn.org seeks to rename the stretch of Fifth Avenue from 56th Str...
2019-08-14 23:32

Tourist traps: Why you should skip Stonehenge, Times Square and the Leaning Tower of Pisa Read this before spending your time and money to visit Stonehenge, the Empire State Building and the Mona Lisa.       ...
2019-07-19 21:48

Sensor Tower — Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’s first day is slower than Pokémon Go’s debut Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launched yesterday for iOS and Android in the U.S. and UK, and Niantic's new game conjured about 400,000 installs.Read More...
2019-06-21 22:00

Fortnite Fortbyte 78 Found within a ranger tower overlooking a drained lake Location Found at a Solar Panel Array in the Jungle is the latest Fortbyte 95 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-06-11 17:48

Obama petition: Tens of thousands want New York street outside Trump Tower renamed Tens of thousands of people have backed a petition calling for the street outside Trump Tower in New York to be renamed after Barack Obama in a bid to troll the US president....
2019-08-14 11:32

Congrats to the Feds, Now the Proud Owners of Paul Manafort's Trump Tower Condo Paul Manafort used to live in a multimillion-dollar condo in Trump Tower, but now he lives in prison. That multimillion-dollar condo, meanwhile, is in the hands of the federal government, which has formally seized the apartment. A cool new house for ...
2019-05-31 10:16

Hundreds of people march through London demanding justice for Grenfell Tower tragedy Hundreds of people marched through London to demand justice over the Grenfell Tower tragedy, a day after commemorations to mark the two-year anniversary of the disaster....
2019-06-16 07:16

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up, according to the telecom tower industry body.......
2019-06-17 15:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock markets mixed, U.S. climbs as currency war fears ease World stock markets were mixed on Tuesday, with Wall Street making modest gains after China's central bank stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing fears a protracted trade spat between the U.S. and China would spill over into a currency war as wel...
2019-08-06 20:16

Banks readying 2.5 billion euro loan in TIM-Vodafone Italy tower deal: sources A group of banks is set to lend Telecom Italia unit INWIT up to 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to help it merge its towers with those of Vodafone, two sources said....
2019-07-01 20:48

China-owned tower in New York City reportedly wouldn't let Amnesty International move in A spokeswoman for Amnesty International U.S.A. said the organization was told that it is "not the best tenant" for a building owned by a Chinese state-owned enterprise, according to The New York Times....
2019-05-21 16:00

New 'fully affordable' west London block: 149 flats in Ealing tower to be for key workers and low-income families All 149 apartments in a new private development in Ealing will be available through the shared-ownership scheme, or to tenants who pay rent at a discount....
2019-07-24 09:16

The Donald’s Worst Nightmare? More Than 260,000 People Petition to Rename Trump Tower Block for Barack Obama Donald Trump seems to have a love affair with Barack Obama; he just can’t seem to resist mentioning the forever president every chance he gets....
2019-08-16 23:48

Burying A Thracian Tower-Tomb In A Huge Mound Didn’t Deter Ottoman Grave Robbers! Bulgaria is a land that is blessed with a great many important historic and archaeological sites. ...
2019-07-11 19:00

Grenfell Tower fire anniversary: Commemoration events to take place on Friday to mark two years since fatal blaze A series of events are taking place in the heart of the Grenfell community in north Kensington to mark the second anniversary of the blaze which claimed the lives of 72 people....
2019-06-11 22:48

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent march to take place later today...
2019-06-14 11:48

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
2019-06-30 09:16

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
2019-08-09 21:00

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigmaRichard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “...
2019-06-18 19:00

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
2019-08-15 03:48

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, ...
2019-05-30 02:48

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
2019-08-08 01:16

Trump backs 'red flag' gun laws. What do they actually do? In the aftermath of this weekend's mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, attention turned to what could be done to prevent something like this from happening again....
2019-08-06 20:48

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats insisted that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
2019-08-08 00:00

Gov. Ducey will push for ‘red flag’ gun law again for Arizona KPNX – President Trump is calling for more focus on mental health screenings in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. “We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts ...
2019-08-07 06:48

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar Someone set a gay pride flag alight outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge early Monday — a month after several rainbow banners were torched in front of the same bar, according to police. The flag was set on fire around 12:45 a.m. outside of the l...
2019-07-08 15:48

A colorful history of the rainbow flag The rainbow flag, which has become a universal symbol of hope for LGBTQ people around the world, first flew in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978....
2019-06-18 11:48

Trump fondly remembers campaign launch at Trump Tower 4 years ago Four years ago on Sunday, Donald Trump descended through the pink marble and brass atrium of Trump Tower to announce his candidacy for president, the first step on a journey few believed would take him all the way to the White House....
2019-06-16 18:16

Cohen Claims Trump’s Lawyer Encouraged Misleading Congress About the Trump Tower Moscow (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former fixer, Michael Cohen, told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawmakers that the negotiations for Trump Tower Moscow ended in January 2016, ev...
2019-05-21 16:48

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
2019-06-15 06:48

'The Tulip' tower: backers consider appeal after Sadiq Khan blocks application Backers of the proposed Tulip tower in the City of London are considering an appeal after Sadiq Khan threw out their application for the 1,000ft tourist attraction....
2019-07-16 13:32

Lt Col MS Dhoni Likely To Unfurl National Flag In Leh On Independence Day Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is likely to unfurl the tricolour on the occasion of Independence Day in Leh in the newly-created union territory of Ladakh....
2019-08-09 14:48

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
2019-06-04 11:48

Yankees’ latest win is overshadowed by injury red flag BALTIMORE — In a season filled with intoxicating success, an injury to a big Yankees talent has sucked some of the sweetness out of victories but hasn’t eliminated ways to overcome the hurts. More of the same surfaced Tuesday evening when the Yankees...
2019-08-07 09:16

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it wit...
2019-07-15 00:32

NYC park transforms staircase into gay pride flag A staircase in a NYC park was transformed over the weekend into a giant gay pride flag. The 1200 square foot rainbow colored flag in FDR Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt Island was created to show support for WorldPride month. (June 17)  &...
2019-06-17 21:48

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,...
2019-08-16 15:16

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the...
2019-06-21 07:32

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as the country's French-speaking region moved further to the left....
2019-05-27 16:16

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 16:00

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes....
2019-07-22 19:48

‘The Profit’ says limits on US flag size unconstitutional RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A reality television star says in a court filing that it’s unconstitutional for a North Carolina city to ban a huge American flag flying at his recreational vehicle store because of its size. Attorneys for Marcus Lemonis sa...
2019-06-06 20:32

JD(U) MLA Sharfuddin Criticised For "Insulting" National Flag A photo allegedly of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MLA from Bihar's Sheohar, Sharfuddin went viral on the internet recently showing the legislator failing to saluting the tricolour during an Independence......
2019-08-17 06:48

Trump tweets image of enormous Trump Tower on Greenland US president pledges ‘not to do this’ but residents of the icy island have hardly warmed to his interestDonald Trump may still want to purchase Greenland – but the US president has no plans to embellish the island’s coast with a Trump Tower.On Monday...
2019-08-20 05:48

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2019-08-07 19:48

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
2019-07-05 05:16

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
2019-07-15 07:16

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
2019-05-28 17:16

‘The Profit’ loses city vote against his huge US flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has voted against the flying of really big flags, holding its ground against a reality TV star’s huge Stars and Stripes. News outlets report the Statesville City Council voted down changes to the f...
2019-06-18 16:16

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and vide...
2019-08-16 12:48

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
2019-06-16 08:16

Nike should've done its 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 22:48

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose an imminent danger....
2019-08-06 23:32

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
2019-06-28 01:48

Haley doubts he would have shock NASCAR Daytona win without red flag Spire Motorsports Chevrolet driver Justin Haley says his shock NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona would likely not have happened without the red flag that ultimately ended the race...
2019-07-10 09:32

TV’s ‘The Profit’ to visit store with enormous American flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The reality television star responsible for an oversized American flag at a recreational vehicle store he owns in North Carolina says he’s visiting the location to support the employees. Marcus Lemonis plans to visit Ga...
2019-05-30 20:16

| Schoeman, Schoenmaker fly SA flag at Tokyo World Cup stop New world championship silver medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker will be flying the SA flag at the opening leg of the FINA Swimming World Cup taking place in Tokyo....
2019-08-01 14:00

Make an Easy Summer Dessert That Isn't a Flag Cake With so much focus on grilling, Independence Day desserts are often an afterthought, unless they take the form of the dreaded flag cake—the American flag bikini of the dessert world. But there are a lot of delicious, easy, non-flag-cake desserts you ...
2019-07-05 05:48

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
2019-07-18 23:32

GOP lawmaker questions flying of gay pride flag in Wisconsin MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker is questioning Democratic Gov. Tony Evers order to fly a rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride over the Wisconsin state Capitol for the first time. State Rep. Scott Allen in a tweet Friday asked, “I...
2019-06-07 18:16

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
2019-07-16 19:48

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have ...
2019-05-26 22:00

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this yea...
2019-06-08 12:32

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
2019-06-14 22:48

Monaco F2: De Vries wins, Schumacher causes red flag with collision Nyck de Vries scored a flawless Monaco Formula 2 win in an explosive race interrupted by Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher triggering a track-blocking crash at Rascasse that caused confusion...
2019-05-24 14:48

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1's race director role...
2019-05-30 14:16

FIA to discuss FE driver behaviour after Bern red flag incident The FIA will discuss the behaviour of several ABB FIA Formula E drivers during the red flag stoppage in Bern ahead of the season finale in New York, Autosport understands...
2019-07-01 19:48

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted ...
2019-06-16 02:32

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require ...
2019-08-07 22:32

Tower Hamlets arrest: Police watchdog probe footage showing man 'suffering a seizure' while being restrained The police watchdog is investigating footage of a man who appeared to suffer a seizure while being restrained by police during a scuffle over parking his car....
2019-07-11 02:48

Tower Hamlets stab victim 'knifed to death after breaking up argument' - as two men are killed in weekend of bloodshed in London Two young men were stabbed to death on a weekend of bloodshed which took the total number of people murdered on the streets of London this year above 50....
2019-05-28 15:48

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Ind...
2019-07-12 19:48

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the algorithms will help others find and remove...
2019-08-02 19:00

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also...
2019-08-06 04:48

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
2019-06-15 00:32

Detroit IndyCar: Rossi leads practice, Pagenaud causes red flag Alexander Rossi topped Friday IndyCar practice in Detroit, but Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the afternoon session by smacking a wall...
2019-06-01 02:32

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 08:32

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
2019-06-22 22:33

Hungary F3: Lundgaard holds off Fewtrell to seal lights-to-flag win Renault Formula 1 junior Christian Lundgaard led from lights-to-flag for ART Grand Prix to become the sixth different winner in nine races in FIA Formula 3 this season...
2019-08-03 19:32

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows th...
2019-07-09 06:32

J&K Governor Unfurls National Flag At Independence Day Event In Srinagar Sustained efforts by armed forces have made terrorists accept their defeat, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Thursday after hoisting the national flag at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium......
2019-08-15 08:48

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
2019-07-09 20:48

Cincinnati City Hall to fly LGBTQ pride flag for first time CINCINNATI (AP) — The City of Cincinnati is raising a rainbow pride flag at City Hall for the first time to kick off Cincinnati Pride. The rainbow pride flag was to be raised at City Hall at 11 a.m. Friday. City Councilman Chris Seelbach, the council...
2019-06-21 10:16

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with...
2019-07-05 04:48

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our Ame...
2019-06-15 19:32

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform....
2019-08-16 18:16

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing so is against their rules....
2019-08-14 01:48

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: The British colonial flag draped aloft a podium in the assembly’s chamber...
2019-07-05 06:32

Maker of top-rated NFL helmet unveils flag football version The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football....
2019-07-02 18:01

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
2019-08-08 22:16

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
2019-08-09 03:32

'Hobbs & Shaw' races into new lane under 'Fast & Furious' flag "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" is an awfully long-winded title for a movie with roughly the same plot as the 1989 squabbling buddy vehicle "Tango & Cash," only with bigger -- well, pretty much everything -- and better special effects....
2019-07-31 19:16

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
2019-07-18 18:16

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook u...
2019-05-30 02:48

Panama to withdraw flag from oil tanker towed to Iran after disappearance Panama began the flag withdrawal process on Friday after an investigation determined the tanker had "deliberately violated international regulations" by not reporting any unusual situation....
2019-07-21 09:48

Devin Hester's son looks like an elusive flag football player The former return man shared a video of his son, Dray, who hit flag football field at the Top 100 Central Florida camp. His son has some nice moves.       ...
2019-07-16 16:16

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
2019-07-16 02:16

Stewards admit to Monaco F2 error with lapped cars under red flag Formula 2 race stewards have admitted to mistakenly placing more than half the Monaco feature race field one lap down, but say there was "no equitable method to resolve this"...
2019-05-25 01:32

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israeli and Palestinian flags during her performance....
2019-05-21 15:00

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 08:00

Rainbow flag set on fire for second time at New York's only black-owned gay bar For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame.        ...
2019-07-08 16:32

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 20:16

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
2019-07-21 07:16

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has ...
2019-06-27 20:32

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....
2019-07-05 02:32

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
2019-05-21 19:01

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
2019-06-02 19:48

Battle flag carried by black Union troops sells for $200K DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A flag that was carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist will join one of the country’s most comprehensive Civil War collections. The Atlanta ...
2019-06-15 03:16

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
2019-07-03 08:32

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
2019-07-06 01:00

Baker Mayfield on the Haters, that Ohio State Flag Apology, and Winning He may not look like the NFL's scariest young quarterback, but that's what Baker Mayfield has become. In this interview with GQ, he talks about his boundless confidence and how his grandma handled one R-rated Mayfield move....
2019-08-20 17:16

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
2019-07-03 12:16

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent report by NBC News that found the US Department o...
2019-06-11 16:16

Black couple turns away white repairman who had Confederate flag on truck A black couple in Georgia turned away a white repairman who showed up to their house while flying a large Confederate flag, leaving the couple in utter “disbelief” before saying he wasn’t welcome. The Saturday exchange between Zeke and Allison Brown ...
2019-07-05 16:48

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rain...
2019-06-20 11:32

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former British colony and sometimes in tense standoffs between police and student activists....
2019-07-03 18:00

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” w...
2019-06-14 23:16

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag ...
2019-06-09 02:00

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
2019-05-24 02:00

Teen mows American flag onto yard in honor of fallen Army pal A patriotic Texas teen honored his fallen soldier friend by mowing an image of the American flag into his front yard — just days before the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Cameron James, 17, told local NBC affiliate KXAS that one of his fr...
2019-07-04 05:16

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 06:16

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from ...
2019-07-03 19:00

Phoenix mural of American flag vandalized with anti-Trump message PHOENIX (12 News) – It’s a busy street with a blaring bulletin, bad words written across the American flag. A mural that’s been painted on a Valley fence for decades has been defaced. Someone turned a patriotic symbol into a political mes...
2019-06-28 00:16

Seattle’s vote for new unofficial flag almost stymied by ‘ballot stuffing’ hijinks, officials say Seattle residents were having a whale of a time deciding on a new unofficial city flag last week, with contest officials scrambling to untangle a web of purportedly falsified votes....
2019-08-12 05:00

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
2019-07-24 17:16

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewa...
2019-07-01 01:48

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
2019-06-04 15:16

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 19:32

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
2019-06-09 03:16

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American acco...
2019-07-05 18:16

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of the American flag. ...
2019-07-16 02:16

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 03:48

Sweet note from LGBTQ teen thanks couple for displaying a pride flag in Texas The note said the Pride flag waving outside the couple’s home gave the teen courage to come out to their family.        ...
2019-06-21 22:48

Dow drops 600 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
2019-08-14 18:00

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...
2019-07-02 19:48

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-...
2019-05-31 21:16

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control ...
2019-08-06 23:32

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s...
2019-06-10 08:00

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
2019-05-24 00:01

Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer Officers shot tear gas canisters into student accommodation and took 43 people into custody after reports on social mediaIndonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a ...
2019-08-18 08:16

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him,...
2019-07-03 04:32

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the m...
2019-07-20 18:16

Dow plummets 800 points as recession worries intensify, bond market raises red flag Stocks fell after economic indicators from Germany and China renewed recession fears. And the 10-year bond yield fell below the 2-year.       ...
2019-08-15 06:16

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
2019-07-03 16:32

Betsy Ross flag now decried by 2020 Dems, pundits was flown during Obama's 2nd inauguration While Democrats and media pundits pounce to decry the Betsy Ross flag as racially problematic -- with one even likening the symbol to Nazi swastikas -- the very same flag flew prominently during then-President Barack Obama’s second inauguration cerem...
2019-07-05 20:48

Why Apollo’s Stars and Stripes US flag 'flaps' in notorious Moon landing conspiracy theory A NAGGING conspiracy theory surrounding the Moon landing and a fluttering American flag has been debunked – destroying claims the momentous mission was faked....
2019-07-19 17:01

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
2019-07-10 17:00

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 22:16

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
2019-05-30 05:00

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 11:48

‘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 00:48

An inclusive Pride flag is the first step in confronting racism in LGBT+ spaces | Sharan Dhaliwal Until people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds feel comfortable in LGBT+ communities, the new black and brown stripes are vitalThe first bricks at the Stonewall riots were thrown by Marsha P Johnson, a black trans sex worker, and Sylvia Ray ...
2019-06-21 15:48

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territory’s main legislative chamber....
2019-07-02 09:48

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, ...
2019-07-18 07:00

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the f...
2019-07-15 05:48

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 12:16

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
2019-07-04 19:00

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
2019-06-04 21:16

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 16:00

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 11:48

Jesse Watters: Flag protesters like 'bitter' Kaepernick want 'to divide the country and make everybody else feel miserable' Ex-NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick's reported objection to Nike's Betsy Ross-themed sneakers is the latest disturbing expression of anti-American sentiment, according to Jesse Watters....
2019-07-03 02:16

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend....
2019-08-06 07:48

Homeowners Hang Mannequin and Confederate Flag in Front Yard, Claim It's a Leftover Halloween Decoration An Arkansas woman showing obvious signs of being racist as fuck economic anxiety insisted that she decorated her front yard with a mannequin hanging from a tree next to a Confederate flag as a tribute to her favorite movie that she couldn’t quite rem...
2019-05-31 00:32

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
2019-06-04 23:48

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 21:00

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
2019-05-23 05:32

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
2019-07-05 02:32

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richar...
2019-08-08 02:32

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 16:48

Allie Long briefly drops American flag during World Cup celebration, Kelley O'Hara picks it up Just moments after the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to secure their second straight World Cup title, midfielder Allie Long came under fire for briefly dropping the American flag during her celebration with Golden Boot w...
2019-07-08 13:48

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 16:48

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
2019-06-11 17:48

Trolls and a flag leave sports marketing masters of universe in black hole | Marina Hyde Botched launches of Arsenal’s kit and Nike’s trainer exposes halfwitted naivety among wizards of merchandisingDoes any profession attract a higher percentage of sweet summer children than sportswear marketing? We are encouraged to think of this most ...
2019-07-03 18:00

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick’s call to cancel Nike’s Betsy Ross shoe 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 08:48

Rep. Ilhan Omar slams 'bigoted' Trump administration for barring pride flag from foreign embassies Rep. Ilhan Omar, D., Minn., has slammed the Trump administration amid reports that U.S. embassies have had requests to fly the rainbow Pride flag denied....
2019-06-11 22:00

Cubs Class AA affiliate calls out Colin Kaepernick, draws Betsy Ross flag on infield dirt The Tennessee Smokies deleted and apologized for a tweet they posted mocking Kaepernick, who was reported to have encouraged Nike to pull shoes with a design on them of the flag....
2019-07-04 07:48

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...
2019-07-03 03:48

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 13:16

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....
2019-07-02 22:32

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 15:32

R. Kelly's girlfriends deny being 'evicted' from his Trump Tower condo: 'That's fake news' R. Kelly's live-in girlfriends, Joycelyn Savage and Azriel Clary, were not "evicted" from his Chicago condo. Video of them inside proves it, they say.        ...
2019-07-15 21:32

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
2019-05-23 02:16

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 16:48

Use of Confederate flag costs country band Confederate Railroad two gigs in less than a month "I've done nothing wrong," Danny Shirley of Confederate Railroad said. "I love the part of the country I'm from, and I will never apologize for that."        ...
2019-07-31 18:32

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-13 01:01

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.        ...
2019-08-06 01:32

Soldier seen placing flag at Tomb of Unknown Soldier during torrential rain An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a severe thunderstorm is drawing notice ahead of Memorial Day....
2019-05-26 02:16

Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong put a flag on the moon. Here's what you can and can't see in the iconic photo To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, USA TODAY spoke with NASA experts to explain the details in the famed flag photo on the moon.        ...
2019-07-19 14:00

Ohio Gov. DeWine proposes 'red flag' law, expanding background checks for gun sales Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine proposed a "red flag" law to remove guns from potentially violent people and universal background checks for gun sales.        ...
2019-08-06 23:32