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'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influent...

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry

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From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
2019-08-20 15:16

Older bees pass on immunity-boosting molecules to other bees in jelly Bees seem to have a kind of collective immune system. When exposed to disease, older bees produce immunity-boosting molecules that get passed on to their young...
2019-05-21 20:32

How killer bees evolved into chiller bees in just one decade While killer bees terrorised the US, in Puerto Rico, an extraordinary accident of evolution has transformed them into a beacon of hope against the threat of insectogeddon...
2019-08-16 16:16

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, saying she is prepared to fight for the environment ...
2019-06-14 04:32

So There's Trash Talk And Then There's Casual Bigotry How far is too far when it comes to gaming trash talk? And how do you go about confronting a friend, or a stranger, for some seriously uncool comments in chat? On this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we brought in Kotaku senior reporter and tra...
2019-08-02 03:32

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to be put to bed when the Justice Department announced earlier this month that the question wouldn’t be i...
2019-07-08 15:16

Survivors of religious massacres decry bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”...
2019-07-17 00:32

Lawmaker Lee Zeldin pushes back on Omar's 'bigotry' charge: 'We have to be better than this' Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., suggested his new congressional black-Jewish caucus could rise above the type of "personal attack" lodged by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday when she accused him of "bigotry."...
2019-06-06 23:32

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive language”, as well as attempts to marginalise racial, ethnic and religious minorities”, by some politician...
2019-08-08 00:48

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The president said he supported increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video games and stronger criminal punishments for shootings....
2019-08-05 21:16

Trump's Statue of Bigotry is not Cuccinelli's first neo-Confederate assault | Sidney Blumenthal In 2010, as Virginia attorney general, the acting USCIS director tried to make his staff wear a symbol of secessionKen Cuccinelli, acting director of the US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), is an aspiring literary critic as well as a revi...
2019-08-18 08:16

Bees Bug Cricketers It was absolute scenes in the North of England today during a World Cup match between Sri Lanka and South Africa, as players were forced to duck for cover when a swam of bees invaded the grounds....
2019-06-28 20:00

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, return with their first album in five years. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12 13:32

Munich Re putting down roots in India India is on track to become the world's third-largest economy. Munich Re wants to cash in on the strong growth in the country's insurance market, the CEO of the company's India branch, Hitesh Kotak, told DW....
2019-08-14 11:32

'It's a celebration': tracing the roots of hip-hop through photography In a new exhibition, photos from rappers from Jay-Z to Cardi B are on show to trace the rise of a genre from the streets to the White HouseOn Monday, Forbes revealed Jay-Z to be the first billionaire rapper, a far cry from his early days selling CDs ...
2019-06-04 21:32

Your Cheap-Ass Bee House Is Probably Killing the Bees It’s a noble cause—trying to help bees thrive as populations face catastrophic collapse. One of the ways folks have been doing this recently is by purchasing bee houses. Bees will build their nests and lay their larvae inside these cute little tube-f...
2019-06-09 20:16

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
2019-06-29 01:01

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of ga...
2019-07-05 10:16

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
2019-06-07 18:01

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before....
2019-07-16 17:16

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting stereotypes by making people work together. Deradicalisation programmes fail when they ignore this...
2019-05-21 15:48

And It Don’t Stop: Milwaukee’s Hip-Hop Week Is What Happens When Hip-Hop Goes Back to Its Roots In 1994, Notorious B.I.G. would release his groundbreaking album, Ready to Die. The first single from the seminal hip-hop classic was “Juicy,” a Dickensian tale of a young black man’s ascension from having nothing to having everything, assuming, of c...
2019-08-23 22:00

Wu-Tang Clan gets back to its roots in new TV series The story of famed 1990s group Wu-Tang Clan is coming to television in a series that rapper RZA hopes will resonate beyond America's hip-hop community....
2019-07-31 17:48

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore the world and her ancestry....
2019-08-17 21:32

Deutsche Bank set to return to roots with radical reboot The German lender is cutting thousands of jobs and shedding whole business lines as part of a massive overhaul. Analysts say cost cutting alone is not going to rid Deutsche Bank of its current woes....
2019-07-08 13:48

Modano returns to NHL roots in Minnesota, as Wild adviser ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Mike Modano has decided to return to his NHL roots in Minnesota. The Hall of Fame center was named on Thursday as the executive adviser to Wild owner Craig Leipold and president Matt Majka, a newly created position that Modano ...
2019-05-23 22:32

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
2019-08-08 16:16

Massive swarm of bees invades Yankee Stadium The Bronx Bombers’ head-to-head against Tampa Bay wasn’t the only buzz at Yankee Stadium Monday afternoon — about 25,000 bees had to be hauled off after they descended on the outfield. The NYPD’s two-man beekeeping unit had to be called in to remove ...
2019-07-17 00:00

Truck carrying more than 130 million bees crashes in Montana A truck carrying about 133 million bees crashed off the side of a road in Montana on Monday, sending swarms of buzzers into the air as rescue crews arrived, a report said. The semi-truck with 40,000 pounds of bees inside careened off a street in Boze...
2019-06-11 06:32

Pesticide widely used in US particularly harmful to bees, study finds Agriculture has become 48 times more toxic to insects in last 25 years as neonics are used on over 140 different types of cropsAgriculture in the United States has become 48 times more toxic to insects over the last 25 years, largely due to a controv...
2019-08-07 23:32

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
2019-08-23 10:32

The Latest Twitch Sensation Is Chickens, Goats, And Bees Each morning, as the sun rises over her Indiana farm, Erica Hopkins wakes up and tends to the goats. She has three major tasks: milk her herd of Nigerian Dwarf dairy goats, bottle-feed the babies, and, of course, respond to the Twitch chat watching i...
2019-08-06 14:16

Bees Can Learn Symbols Associated With Counting, New Experiment Suggests A new experiment in which bees were trained to associate symbols with numbers suggests we can communicate with insects in ways not thought possible. Read more......
2019-06-05 23:00

Trump administration to approve pesticide that may harm bees EPA said studies it considered, most of which were sponsored by industry, found sulfoxaflor isn’t dangerous for the pollinators The Trump administration is approving the pesticide sulfoxaflor – thought by some experts to harm bees – for use on a wide...
2019-07-12 21:32

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human...
2019-06-23 00:32

The world’s smallest McDonald’s just opened, but only bees are invited If you’re looking for a McDonald’s restaurant in Sweden, you just gained another option. A first-of-its-kind McDonald’s location was recently built in the country, and it caters to a very specific crowd. Oh, and you probably won&rsq...
2019-05-25 17:16

Bees wreak havoc in Padres-Marlins game Unbeelievable. A slew of black and yellow critters swarmed a microphone near the dugouts during the Padres-Marlins game Sunday afternoon in San Diego, causing a 15-minute delay in action before a beekeeper saved the day. Bees similarly seized the dia...
2019-06-03 04:48

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
2019-05-30 18:16

New York's Yankee Stadium hit by swarm of 25,000 bees before game As the New York Yankees prepared to face off against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, the police force’s beekeepers removed a horde of bees overrunning the outfield of Yankee Stadium....
2019-07-16 23:32

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels....
2019-07-31 21:48

The Americanization of Archie: How Meghan Markle Will Mix Her Roots With Royalty When It Comes to Raising Her Son Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding last year had all the royal bells and whistles, from the bride's designer dress, the A-list guest list and wall-to-wall television coverage to the......
2019-05-23 12:48

Millions of Florida honey bees dead after suspected poisoning A veteran Florida beekeeper thinks someone may have poisoned his honey bees and is offering $30,000 for information leading to the arrest of whoever’s responsible....
2019-07-31 21:32

Cricket: Busy bees interrupt South Africa and Sri Lanka … again A swarm of bees forced the players of South Africa and Sri Lanka to dive onto the ground during their Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Stadium on Friday -- but for many on the pitch there was a sense of deja vu....
2019-06-29 03:16

Video: thousands of bees land on man’s truck in Costco parking lot So much buzz! Thousands of bees descended on a Canadian man’s parked truck in a hair-raising episode caught on video. John Hildebrandt returned from his shift at a Costco store Monday in Saskatoon to find an entire hive had enveloped the passen...
2019-07-11 04:16

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
2019-05-30 22:16

Swarm of bees delays Marlins-Padres game in San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — The game between the Miami Marlins and San Diego at Petco Park was being delayed Sunday afternoon by a swarm of bees that settled onto a microphone attached to the netting near the Padres’ dugout. With Padres rookie Josh Naylor...
2019-06-03 01:48

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
2019-06-15 21:48

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
2019-05-22 02:32

Rachel Ama's Vegan Cookbook Is Filled With Delicious Recipes Inspired By Her Roots From spiced aubergine kebabs to oyster mushrooms in a jerk marinade, Rachel Ama describes how she swapped out meat for vegan alternatives whilst staying true to her home cooking....
2019-05-22 09:16

Labelling people "anti-vaxxers" ignores real roots of their concerns There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says Furaha Asani...
2019-06-19 20:16

Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Swarm of bees causes a buzz on Durham pitch There was a bizarre moment in Sri Lanka's Cricket World Cup contest against South Africa on Friday as the players and umpires took special measures to avoid a troublesome swarm of bees....
2019-06-28 16:48

The Secret Life of Bees review – sweet, buzzy musical is one to watch Linda Gross Theater at the Atlantic Theater Company, New YorkThe latest from Spring Awakening’s Duncan Sheik is a lush and emotionally impactful production with a smart book from Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Lynn NottageWhat’s that buzz? Bees, o...
2019-06-14 05:00

A swarm of 25,000 bees took over a Staten Island Ferry terminal, until police removed them The bees were safely removed from an awning in a Staten Island Ferry subway terminal, and no injuries were suffered in the "sting" operation.        ...
2019-08-07 04:48

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
2019-06-15 09:00

Naomi Campbell pays tribute to London roots as she wins icon award Winner of BFC’s 2019 fashion icon award says ‘people forget I’m from Brixton’Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveiled as the recipient of the British Fashion Council’s 2019 fashion icon award.Campbell made history whe...
2019-06-27 20:16

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said....
2019-06-08 13:00

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
2019-05-21 15:32

Folkies flock to southwest Virginia for roots music, ground zero of country, bluegrass, Americana What was later segmented into country, bluegrass and Americana sounds was essentially created and fueled in a tiny Blue Ridge town.        ...
2019-08-13 03:32

NYPD beekeepers work to save bees as US government seemingly tells the insects to buzz off The New York Police Department’s “Beekeepers” — just two officers dedicated to rescuing honeybees that swarm New York City neighborhoods — are among a devoted group of bee lovers working to save the incredibly important insects across the nation, whi...
2019-08-03 00:32

Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers. Hillary Kladke/Getty During the winter, about 40% of honey bee colonies in the US perished. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of US crops every year. Their decline has a major impact on our food production and supply. But the honey bee is just...
2019-06-21 23:00

Watch: Swarms of bees invade Petco Park, delay Marlins and Padres game Beekeepers were beckoned to the ball park once again, with swarms of the stinging insects delaying the Miami Marlins and San Diego Padres series finale at Petco Park in San Diego....
2019-06-04 01:01

Don’t Call It a Comeback: With an Ethically-Based New Label, Designer Tracy Reese Honors Her Detroit Roots She was the first black female designer to be recognized by the ever-exclusive fashion industry, and two decades after launching her eponymous label, Tracy Reese continues to lead the charge. After taking what appeared to be a well-deserved break fro...
2019-06-27 20:32

Beekeepers estimate the hive found in a Midland, Texas yard weighs 90 pounds and is home to thousands of bees (KWES)  If you’re driving down Princeton Avenue in Midland, Texas you might see a giant wooden box hanging about 15 feet off the ground in a tree. If you take a closer look you will notice a beehive with thousands of European honey bees buzzing...
2019-08-17 07:48

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount ...
2019-06-04 07:32

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 million that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
2019-08-19 14:16

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
2019-05-21 14:48

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
2019-07-02 02:32

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) released new data on Tuesday showing that only 55,700 of them – 4.7 per cent –...
2019-05-21 14:32

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those Who Came Before, commissioned by Counterpoints Arts, will preview at the Tate Exchange in London as part of it...
2019-05-21 21:48

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities....
2019-07-05 04:48

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations....
2019-06-20 06:00

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the U...
2019-06-20 02:16

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24 12:32

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to states looking for lasting migration policy, says DW's Bernd Riegert....
2019-07-19 07:16

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
2019-07-13 01:00

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
2019-07-04 13:16

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children, her office said in a statement on Monday....
2019-07-08 17:48

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcoming refugeesThe harrowing journey Nou Vang Thao took to freedom was nearly over when a boat captain ga...
2019-06-28 12:16

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ra...
2019-06-21 08:16

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck...
2019-08-16 23:48

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million displaced people who have fled war and persecution, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 11:16

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper. Some newcomers simultaneously claim to be fleeing persecution there....
2019-08-18 23:32

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Lebanon could return to Syria because they face no fear of political persecution or threat to their secu...
2019-06-15 08:48

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about conditions in the country, and how the EU shares some of the blame....
2019-06-17 18:16

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to ensure they can’t put down roots in Lebanon. A rising star in the government is leading the campa...
2019-06-20 10:32

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and health care....
2019-08-06 18:32

Rohingya refugees prepare camps for Monsoon season As monsoon season begins in Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees are working with humanitarian agencies to fortify the flood-prone terrain where they have taken refuge. Diego Cupolo reports from Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh....
2019-05-31 13:32

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as much a hindrance as personal shortcomings....
2019-06-18 21:01

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for the EU not to send asylum-seekers back to the country....
2019-07-16 01:48

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
2019-06-19 18:32

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
2019-05-30 20:16

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees make it to secondary school, and just one per cent progress to higher education. Even for migrants w...
2019-05-21 14:32

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised...
2019-07-23 11:16

Lebanon forces Syrian refugees to tear down walls Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Lebanese troops have entered refugee settlements in a town near the Syrian border to make sure that brick and concrete walls have been torn down...
2019-07-01 13:32

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
2019-06-14 09:16

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeki...
2019-07-01 17:48

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
2019-05-21 14:32

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
2019-06-27 18:32

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
2019-07-31 18:32

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the seams with people trapped in limbo, they're taking drastic measures....
2019-06-22 19:16

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave Still deeply scarred by a brutal inter-ethnic war in the 1990s, Bosnia has become the chief bottleneck in the main land route for thousands of migrants seeking a better life in Europe...
2019-06-20 20:32

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many Venezuelans have ended up, rival armed groups control illegal border crossings, and wreak havoc among...
2019-08-08 08:32

UN refugee agency evacuates 131 refugees from Libya to Niger CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says it has evacuated 131 African refugees from Libya to its emergency transit center in neighboring Niger. The UNHCR released a statement Thursday saying the evacuees were from Eritrea, Somalia and Suda...
2019-06-20 18:32

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup survey shows....
2019-08-13 23:16

Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar....
2019-08-22 21:48

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-05-21 17:16

Repatriation plans stir fear among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Nearly 3,500 Rohingyas living in Bangladesh fear for their lives after being told they would be sent back to Myanmar. DW's Naomi Conrad and Arafatul Islam spoke to them at their shelters in Cox's Bazar....
2019-08-21 16:00

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
2019-08-07 08:16

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Friday, citing reports that those returned to shore by the coastguard have...
2019-06-07 20:48

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly faltering economy have stoked anger at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-08-09 13:48

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev's side in the conflict in eastern Ukraine....
2019-08-13 20:16

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
2019-07-31 18:16

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the alleged politically motivated murd...
2019-06-20 17:00

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. P...
2019-07-09 04:48

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science photography competition organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The compet...
2019-06-03 17:32

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle Gebremicheal loves Idaho, and he wants people to know about how it has now become home after he fled ...
2019-07-02 21:48

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refugee and that it is your responsibility to do something.”...
2019-06-20 12:48

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
2019-06-27 20:32

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of Christians accepted into the country....
2019-07-02 23:32

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations introduced an electronic voucher system to distribute food aid. People are given...
2019-07-01 16:32

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to Politico, which heard of the plan from several anonymous sources....
2019-07-19 15:16

Turkey has deported hundreds of Syrian migrants, advocates and refugees say After being detained, the refugees reportedly have been sent back to areas in northern Syria that are plagued by instability and violence, including Idlib province....
2019-07-22 20:48

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
2019-06-12 16:32

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and a Colombian dancer were among those competing in Sicily this weekend in a UN-backed talent show aime...
2019-06-23 18:32

Charlie Sheen roots for ex Brooke Mueller as she seeks help: She's 'where she needs to be' "I hope she gets the help she needs," Charlie Sheen said of his ex wife, Brooke Mueller's choice to enter a trauma center.        ...
2019-08-10 01:16

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
2019-08-14 22:00

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories on a portrait of themselves Continue reading......
2019-06-20 17:00

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
2019-05-21 14:32

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from...
2019-05-21 14:32

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on Monday....
2019-06-11 03:16

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
2019-05-21 14:32

'People were hiding': Bangladesh bid to repatriate Rohingya stalls as refugees refuse An attempt to begin repatriating thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in camps in Bangladesh stalled on Thursday after nearly 300 refugee families refused to go back to Myanmar, almost a year after a similar effort failed amid protests....
2019-08-23 04:16

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in ...
2019-05-21 14:32

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election over the weekend, reports CNN. Human rights activist Behrouz Boochani, who is currently being detained a...
2019-05-22 15:48

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State group....
2019-07-31 20:00

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum....
2019-07-25 10:16

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individuals in the UK are considering a legal case against the German government....
2019-07-11 03:32

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monitors....
2019-06-03 00:00

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the policy undermines the character of a nation praised for its response to deadly mosque attacks this y...
2019-08-21 08:00

War criminals among us: Inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ice cream shop. They came to the United States from all corners of the globe -- Somalia, Rwanda, El Sal...
2019-07-09 05:48

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates according to a new report obtained by Fox News....
2019-08-08 05:16

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sa...
2019-06-27 20:00

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
2019-08-15 00:32

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Didion, the patron saint of California, once managed to summarily dismiss and define her hometown with ...
2019-07-02 09:32

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
2019-05-21 14:32

With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in Angola’s north-east Lunda Norte province in the past week, hoping to cross the border and return hom...
2019-08-23 22:00

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary in Kenya. Recent incidents, however, have left h...
2019-06-19 16:00

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Kristallnacht (the night of broken glass) took place on 9 November 1938 – a night that Jewish homes, busine...
2019-07-01 19:16

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection guaranteed” the UN refugee and migrants chiefs said in a joint statement, released on Friday....
2019-07-12 21:00

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on ...
2019-05-21 17:16

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday include: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians continue to be under fire in Libya; and a summit to ta...
2019-05-21 18:01

Trump admin weighs letting states, cities deny entry to refugees approved for resettlement in U.S. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is considering a new policy that would allow state and local jurisdictions to deny entry to refugees who have been approved for resettlement in the United States, according to a draft of an executive order obtain...
2019-08-22 13:16

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” over funding last year, money to continue operations this year in the Gaza Strip will only last until m...
2019-05-22 23:16

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
2019-08-09 04:48

'Finding Your Roots' host Gates on Trump tweet: 'Go home? Guess what? We're all home' 'Finding Your Roots' host Henry Louis Gates Jr. rejected divisive questions about American identity: "We're all home. This is our home."        ...
2019-07-31 18:16

Charlize Theron is dead ringer for Megyn Kelly in tense first trailer for 'Bombshell' Check out the tense first look at "Bombshell," the upcoming Lionsgate film about the sexual misconduct allegations against Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.        ...
2019-08-22 10:32

This AI-powered text generator is the scariest thing I’ve ever seen — and you can try it OpenAI, a nonprofit focused on creating human-level artificial intelligence, just released an update to its GPT-2 text generator. I’m not being hyperbolic when I say that, after trying it, I’m legitimately terrified for the future of humanity if we d...
2019-08-22 10:32

Black Ex Felons Will Bear the Brunt of Florida’s New ‘Poll Tax’ Law, According to Findings of New Study Some 80 percent of Florida’s ex-felons eligible to vote will be barred from registering under a new state law, including a disproportionate number of blacks, despite a clear majority of voters approving a change to the state’s constitution meant to r...
2019-08-22 11:00

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday....
2019-08-22 11:00

Cardinals sign veteran WR Michael Crabtree to 1-year deal The Arizona Cardinals have another potential big-play threat to their new-look offense. The team announced on Wednesday night it had signed veteran receiver Michael Crabtree to a one-year contract, adding to an offense that already includes rookie qu...
2019-08-22 11:00

Where Mets’ Jeff McNeil stands regarding hamstring injury Jeff McNeil (hamstring) had another active day Wednesday, taking batting practice with the first group of hitters, fielding ground balls at second base and shagging fly balls in center field. “It feels good,” McNeil said as he left the field to get f...
2019-08-22 11:00

California arms traffickers used Snapchat to market illegal weapons Recent investigations show that in the Bay Area, social media is playing a significant role in firearms salesOne post showed the man walking through a home brandishing a gun with a high-capacity magazine and tapping an unidentified woman on her butto...
2019-08-22 11:00

Johnson and Macron to hold ‘frank’ Brexit talks in Paris French observers fear Britain’s PM is setting up France to take blame over no-deal departureEmmanuel Macron will hold a friendly but “frank” working lunch with Boris Johnson on Thursday after dismissing his request to renegotiate the Brexit withdrawa...
2019-08-22 11:00

Titanic explorers' dive reveals 'shocking' state of wreck First venture to the ship in 15 years finds that features have decayed completelyThe first dive to the Titanic in nearly 15 years has revealed “shocking” deterioration in the state of the wreck.An international team of explorers made five dives with ...
2019-08-22 11:00

Swiss jewelry brand Chopard stiffs celebs, lies about ‘ethical gold’: suit A Swiss jewelry brand whose sparkling pieces have been worn by several big-name stars — including Kendall Jenner, Rihanna and Ryan Reynolds — lies about using “ethical gold” and drags its feet on paying celebrities who promote the bling, a rep for th...
2019-08-22 11:32

Dancing With The Stars host sounds pretty pissed about Sean Spicer dancing with the stars Nostalgia is a funny thing. Because it tends to work only in relative values—i.e., “then” was better than “now,” so “then” must automatically be good—it can do a lot of work to shave the more craptastic edges off of a person or a moment, even if they...
2019-08-22 11:32

The teaser art for the 3rd season of Big Mouth is a shocker Today, Netflix released the teaser art, premiere date and first images for the third season of Big Mouth. The adult animated series about the perils of teen puberty returns on October 4, and if the teaser art is anything to go by, it promises to main...
2019-08-22 11:32

Only in a franchise this bad could Angel Has Fallen look like an improvement Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), the protagonist of the Has Fallen movies, isn’t just a Secret Service agent. He is the Secret Service agent, a neanderthal with veins of pure American cheese and a single-minded devotion to the bodily integrity of the pr...
2019-08-22 11:32

A developer’s guide to hiring good developers Last week, a good friend approached me with a question. The organization he works for is struggling to attract engineers for their technical team, and he was desperate to find ideas. As a developer myself, I appreciated that he came to me to understa...
2019-08-22 12:48

France sticks to its unilateral ‘Google tax’ — even though Trump is pissed French President, Emmanuel Macron, has started turning up the heat before this weekend’s G7 summit. At a press meeting yesterday, Macron stuck to France’s policy of upping taxes on big tech, calling the system which provides companies with a “permane...
2019-08-22 12:48

Indictments of workers mount after the Mississippi immigration raids, but no employers have been charged As federal indictments stack up against dozens of undocumented immigrants rounded up in workplace raids in Mississippi, no charges have been filed against employers who immigration officials believe knowingly hired them, according to online court doc...
2019-08-22 13:16

Cindy McCain calls for more civility in politics in op-ed The late Sen. John McCain's widow is calling for civility in politics in a new op-ed in The Washington Post, encouraging members of Congress to act with civility as her husband did "for the country's sake."...
2019-08-22 13:16

Deadline For Filing Income Tax Return Is Just 9 Days Away: 10 Points The last date for filing of income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) is August 31, 2019. Last month, the government extended the original deadline of July 31 by one......
2019-08-22 13:16

Rohingya say no to repatriations around anniversary of atrocities Bangladesh and Myanmar were set to start repatriating Rohingya refugees Thursday, a move that has been widely resisted by many living in the sprawling camps on the border between the two countries....
2019-08-22 13:16

| Trump battles Greenland | Hong Kong mob attack: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump calls Danish PM's statement on Greenland nasty | Hong Kong protesters demand action on mob attack; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-08-22 13:16

| Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permission from a male "guardian", authorities have said....
2019-08-22 13:16

Tucson Police expands ‘Safe Place’ program TUCSON – LGBTQ activist, Sam Cloud is a native Tucsonan. “Fear is something that our community experiences on a daily basis,” Cloud said. Cloud is the president of Tucson Pride. She applauds the Tucson Police Department’s deci...
2019-08-22 13:16

TFD responds to west side home fire TUCSON – Crews were dispatched to a west side home fire on Wednesday. Tucson Fire Department units responded to reports of smoke near Stone Avenue and Pastime Road. Fire officials said the fire did not extend into the whole structure. The cause...
2019-08-22 13:16

Two killed in serious vehicle collision on northwest side TUCSON – A man has died in connection to a serious vehicle collision at a northwest side intersection Wednesday morning. According to Golder Ranch Fire District, the three-vehicle crash occurred at Tangerine Road and La Canada Drive. Tangerine ...
2019-08-22 13:16

Ex-presidential candidate Hickenlooper to run for Senate Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper, who dropped out of the 2020 Democratic presidential race last week, said on Thursday he will run for a Senate seat in the state instead....
2019-08-22 14:00

Older people on medley of medicines risk life-threatening harm Age UK says unintended interactions between different medicines can be dangerousAbout 2 million elderly people in the UK are on at least seven different medications and at risk of potentially life-threatening harm from interactions between the drugs ...
2019-08-22 14:00

Trump Is Reportedly Being a Raging Anti-Semite Because He's Mad Jews Don't Like Him More You may be wondering why President Trump has been getting so anti-Semitic lately. The short answer is that he is an anti-Semite. But a new Washington Post story lays out another reason: Trump is mad that Jews don’t love him enough....
2019-08-22 15:00

Facebook admits it’s still being exploited to incite ethnic violence in Myanmar Facebook said it removed 216 social media pages, groups, and accounts in Myanmar, where it continues to be exploited in an ethnic cleansing campaign.Read More...
2019-08-22 15:00

DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Big Economic Headache As the economy softens, the president’s early attempts to supercharge it are faltering or maybe even less effective than first thought. That could be a problem next year....
2019-08-22 15:00

Diamond and Silk weigh in after Miami Dolphins' Stephen Ross leaves NFL social justice committee Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross stepped down from the NFL’s social justice committee Tuesday after backlash from the fundraiser he held with President Trump, the team announced....
2019-08-22 15:00

Rejuvenated Brown savors return to coaching with Tar Heels Mack Brown has accomplished nearly everything a college coach could want, from winning a national championship to being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame....
2019-08-22 15:00

6 signs your phone has stalkerware (and what to do about it) Stalkerware is designed to know where you physically are. In many cases, stalkers know exactly what you’re doing and when. Here's how to thwart it.       ...
2019-08-22 15:32

China telcos weigh sharing 5G network to cut costs, potentially hurting Huawei China Telecom said on Thursday it is ready to build a 5G mobile network with its rivals in order to reduce costs, a proposal that is likely to cut multi-billion dollar equipment orders for vendors such as Huawei Technologies....
2019-08-22 15:32

Fitbit targets 1 million new users with Singapore government tie-up Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach up to one million users....
2019-08-22 15:32

Andy Murray set for first Challenger Tour appearance in 14 years Former world No1 Andy Murray will play an ATP Challenger event for the first time in 14 years next week after he was today confirmed for the Rafa Nadal Open at the Spaniard's academy in Mallorca, writes Justin Palmer....
2019-08-22 15:32

Australia left exposed by Team USA's brilliance After so many withdrawals and seating and ticketing dramas at Marvel Stadium, in the end the Boomers' first game against Team USA pretty much went to script....
2019-08-22 16:16

Night Tennis Like Nowhere Else When lights came to the U.S. Open in 1975, it moved the game from the dainty periphery to the sizzling center. And the New York attitude certainly helped....
2019-08-22 16:16

AP Top Stories August 21 P Here are the top stories for Wed., August 21st: Trump takes swipe at Danish prime minister; Trump moves to forgive student debt of disabled vets; DHS announces plans to end limits on child detention; Czechs protest, remember 1969 Soviet invasion. &#...
2019-08-22 17:16

Democrats speak at Iowa labor convention A number of Democratic presidential candidates converged Wednesday night on the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Convention in Altoona, Iowa, near Des Moines. (Aug. 22)        ...
2019-08-22 17:16

The College Football Playoff folks will throw money at everything but the athletes The 13-member committee just gathered at the Ritz. This offends the senses — and it shows a telling carelessness if not a callousness toward athletes....
2019-08-22 17:16

| Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked tensions with neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia....
2019-08-22 17:16

Apple reportedly launching new iPhone Pro and iPads with better cameras, 16-inch MacBook Pro and new AirPods Apple is getting ready for its usual fall iPhone launch event, which is rumored to be happening September 10, though the event hasn’t been officially confirmed this year. A new report from Bloomberg offers a preview of the lineup of hardware pr...
2019-08-22 17:16

Are Samsung’s Galaxy Buds the wireless headphones you’ve dreamed of? While Samsung has dabbled in true wireless headphones before, this year it finally released a set designed specifically for its Galaxy lineup: the Galaxy Buds. The $130 headphones include many standard features like a charging case, on-board controls...
2019-08-22 17:48

The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data The EU may impose strict limits on the use of facial recognition technology. According to Financial Times, the European Commission is working on laws that would give citizens explicit rights over their facial recognition data, like the right to know....
2019-08-22 17:48

'Blacksad' is a promising detective game based on a cult comic Blacksad is a long-running graphic novel series that covers some heavy topics through a noir detective window. Set in the 1950s, it follows hardboiled detective John Blacksad, with each book focusing on a new case. It's one of my favorite series...
2019-08-22 17:48

EVgo and Electrify America let you charge your EV with just one account EVgo and Electrify America have announced a partnership that will make it less of a hassle for EV owners to find a charge. Drivers will be able to access public chargers on either network without the need to create a new membership or pay additional....
2019-08-22 17:48

Property millionaire who posted video of burning Grenfell Tower effigy: Public did not understand 'joke' A property millionaire accused of causing public outrage with a video of a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire said the public did not understand the "joke"....
2019-08-22 17:48

Sean Spicer row: Dancing With The Stars fans call for boycott after former Trump press secretary joins line-up Dancing With The Stars fans and crew members are fuming after it was revealed former White House press secretary Sean Spicer will appear on the show's next series....
2019-08-22 17:48

Australia recall batsman Marcus Harris for third Ashes Test at Headingley Opener replaces Cameron Bancroft in tourists’ teamJames Pattinson also called up, replacing Peter SiddleJames Pattinson has returned for the third Ashes Test in Leeds, with Australia selectors are recalling Marcus Harris to replace Cameron Bancroft. ...
2019-08-22 17:48

Art Laffer warns on negative rates, saying he'd borrow as much as he could for no-interest "If I could borrow without paying any interest, or ever pay the money back, I would borrow as much as I could, too," the 'Trumponomics' co-author says....
2019-08-22 17:48

U.S. jobless claims fall in sign of labor market strength The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, suggesting the labor market was holding firm despite a manufacturing slowdown and concerns the economy is on a path toward recession....
2019-08-22 17:48

Democrats, citing GOP-imposed voting restrictions, aim to flip secretary of state offices in five states Buoyed by victories in three states last year, Democrats are looking to expand their representation in the offices that oversee elections in most states....
2019-08-22 17:48

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a surge in logging in the vast Amazon rain forest–and on Aug. 15, Norway suspended a $33 million don...
2019-08-22 18:16

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. efforts to bolster mutual security cooperation with tw...
2019-08-22 18:16

China Demands Huawei Official Be Freed After Canada Vows To Not Back Down China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou....
2019-08-22 18:16

Claims data points to high-end electric car risks: AXA Electric luxury cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) may be 40% more likely to cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts, possibly because drivers are still getting used to their quick acceleration, French insurer AXA said....
2019-08-22 18:16

US government knows you’re buying opioids with Bitcoin — and it doesn’t like it The US government has released a series of advisory notes, one of which specifically looks at the role played by cryptocurrencies in the buying and selling of illegal substances such as fentanyl. Published on Wednesday, the advisories are focused on ...
2019-08-22 18:48

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted for cocaine possession New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung was indicted on Aug. 8 for cocaine possession, according to multiple reports. According to the Boston Herald, the Belknap County Attorney’s Office in New Hampshire said the incident occurred “on o...
2019-08-22 18:48

Meet Catalina Lauf, the young Republican congressional hopeful billing herself as the anti-AOC A young Republican who fancies herself as the anti-AOC is running for Congress — with her announcement video mounting a scathing critique of left-wing Democrats like members of “The Squad.” Catalina Lauf, 26, on Tuesday announced she is r...
2019-08-22 18:48

Gary Ray Bowles, serial killer who targeted gay men, set to be executed A Florida serial killer who targeted older, gay men in a months-long killing rampage 25 years ago is set to be executed. Gary Ray Bowles, 57, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday night at Florida Day Prison in Stark. Bowles began his eigh...
2019-08-22 18:48

New Zealand Parliament speaker holds, feeds lawmaker’s baby at debate New Zealand’s Parliament speaker cradled and bottle-fed another lawmaker’s infant son as he presided over a debate this week — warming hearts in the room and on social media when the snap went viral. Trevor Mallard held Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey, ...
2019-08-22 18:48

Tennis sensation Coco Gauff embraces Michelle Obama's advice for the U.S. Open and beyond The 15-year-old heads to New York for the U.S. Open as the hottest talent in tennis. And the fearless phenom has the former First Lady in her court.       ...
2019-08-22 18:48

Report: Sprint star Christian Coleman could face ban after three missed drug tests Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, according to Associated Press.       ...
2019-08-22 18:48

Two Years Ago, They Fled Myanmar Into Squalor. Home Still Looks Worse. Fear of more ethnic cleansing has kept hundreds of thousands of Rohingya from returning. But both Bangladesh and Myanmar have kept up the claim that all is clear....
2019-08-22 18:48

Italy's PD raises the bar for possible government with 5-Star Italy's center-left Democratic Party on Thursday set tough new conditions for forming a coalition with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, making a deal between the traditional foes look more elusive and raising the chance of snap elections....
2019-08-22 19:16

Cleared for takeoff: Saudi women start exercising their newest right Saudi Arabia's international airports are the scene of the latest "first" for women citizens, who can now leave the country without permission from a male relative as the kingdom chips away at its heavily criticized guardianship system....
2019-08-22 19:16

Do all seniors pay taxes on their Social Security benefits? Whether you'll be taxed on your benefits in retirement depends on where you live and what your total income looks like.       ...
2019-08-22 19:16

Jay Inslee Changed Everything Jay Inslee, the first presidential climate candidate and noted hottie, is out of the race for the White House. The Democratic Washington governor announced he was ending his campaign on Wednesday night. Despite never really catching fire in the polls...
2019-08-22 19:48

The Air Force's New Robot Can Fly Any Plane and Turn It Into an Autonomous Drone Unmanned aircraft are the future of military aviation, minimizing the risks to human pilots during dangerous missions and hazardous operations. Autonomous planes have already been put into service but the US Air Force is now testing a robot that can ...
2019-08-22 19:48

Think You Can Stay Sane On a 20-Hour Flight? This Airline Is Testing the Long-Haul Endurance Challenge Qantas Airways will run marathon ghost flights from New York and London to Sydney carrying just a few staff to see how the human body holds up before commercial services start. Qantas said Thursday it will simulate the world’s longest direct fl...
2019-08-22 19:48

Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This Is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry Published in partnership with The Fuller Project, a non-profit newsroom that reports on issues impacting women. After an eight-hour shift on her feet, shuffling between a stuffy kitchen and the red vinyl booths of Broad Street Diner, Christina Munce ...
2019-08-22 19:48

Two Fed Officials Express Opposition to Rate Cuts in TV Interviews The leaders of the Kansas City and Philadelphia Fed banks both said that while there are risks to the outlook the current path of data suggests lowering short-term borrowing costs doesn’t offer much benefit to the economy....
2019-08-22 19:48

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
2019-08-22 20:16

Target still has room to climb after 20% gain, Citi says Target shares closed Wednesday up more than 20%, after the retailer reported impressive profit growth and a spike in traffic that surpassed analysts' expectations....
2019-08-22 20:16

New 'Pro' iPhones to sport 'upgraded camera and Face ID' Two new iPhone handsets due to be unveiled by Apple next month will be pitched as MacBook-style "pro" models with an upgraded triple-lens camera and improved facial recognition, according to a report....
2019-08-22 20:16

Slurp Alert! 5 Delicious Blueberry Desserts To Prepare At Home Craving sinful desserts that are easy to make, delicious yet different? Here is blueberry getting you all of that and more! Prepare beautiful blueberry cheesecake, pancakes, popsicles and more......
2019-08-22 20:48

Apple Is Planning New iPhones, iPads and MacBooks This Year. Here’s What to Know Apple is readying a clutch of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including “Pro” iPhones, upgrades to iPads and its largest laptop in years. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is planning to announce three new iPh...
2019-08-22 20:48

Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins Reveals His Top Tips for Video Game Domination It’s time to Get Good with Tyler Blevins, a.k.a. Ninja, one of the most famous and highest-paid e-sports athletes around. That’s the title of his new book — subtitled My Ultimate Guide to Gaming — which promises to divulge Nin...
2019-08-22 20:48

Russian athlete and model Margarita Plavunova dies while training Russian athlete Margarita Plavunova has been found dead on the side of the road while out jogging during a training session. The champion hurdler, 25, was discovered in the Morshansky District in the Tamblov Oblast region of western Russia. She suffe...
2019-08-22 21:16

Sanders agrees to 'Medicare-for-all' change after union concerns Sen. Bernie Sanders is making changes to his signature policy proposal – "Medicare-for-all" – in order to address union concerns that a shift to single-payer health care could force members to give up hard-fought insurance plans for nothing in return...
2019-08-22 21:16

Serena Williams to face Maria Sharapova in US Open first round Serena opens bid for record-tying 24th major against SharapovaTop-seeded Djokovic drawn into same half as No 3 seed FedererBreakout star Cori Gauff could face Naomi Osaka in round threeSerena Williams has been paired with Maria Sharapova in an eye-ca...
2019-08-22 21:16

New England Patriots' Patrick Chung faces felony cocaine possession charge Safety indicted on drug possession charge in New HampshireChung, 32, has played nine of 10 NFL seasons with PatriotsNew England Patriots strong safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession.A Belknap County...
2019-08-22 21:16

The Fiver | A mere 427 matches away from reaching next summer’s final in Gdansk Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Wolves play the first leg of their Euro Vase play-off against Torino this evening. If they win the tie they’ll just have to win a bingo tournament, recite the alphabet backwards for the amusement of ...
2019-08-22 21:16

Some Colo. schools stocking kitty litter bucket emergency bathrooms for lockdowns In case of a school lockdown, some Colorado classrooms will have “go buckets” if students need to use the bathroom while hiding from a threat.        ...
2019-08-22 21:16

Disgruntled cook had arsenal of guns, threatened mass shooting at Long Beach Marriott hotel, police say Police say they discovered multiple firearms, bullets and high-magazines at Rodolfo Montoya's home after he was arrested in Huntington Beach, Calif.        ...
2019-08-22 21:16

Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific ‘sign of things to come’, cautions UN regional body Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, are not only making efforts to predict such catastrophes more difficult, but are also a “sign of things t...
2019-08-22 21:48

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigrati...
2019-08-22 21:48

Sovereign investors' dislike for equities mostly fades in second quarter Sovereign wealth funds' distaste for equities mostly faded in the second quarter, with some investors turning to emerging- market passive equity funds, data from the research firm eVestment showed on......
2019-08-22 21:48

U.S. money fund assets hit highest since October 2009: iMoneyNet U.S. money market funds amassed their highest level of assets since October 2009 as investors shift cash into low-risk products amid worries about a global economic slowdown and trade tensions, a......
2019-08-22 21:48

Stan Lee’s Daughter Claims No One From Marvel or Disney Reached Out After His Death With the arc of Spider-Man’s cinematic future becoming the latest topic of conversation, everyone’s chiming in with their thoughts and opinions about the beef between Marvel Studios and Sony over the character. That includes J.C. Lee, the daughter of...
2019-08-22 21:48

East Africa’s forgotten slave trade Over several centuries countless East Africans were sold as slaves by Muslim Arabs to the Middle East and other places via the Sahara desert and Indian Ocean. Experts say it is time for this to be discussed more openly....
2019-08-22 21:48

Boxing News at Five: Fury claims he would beat Ruiz Jnr with one hand, Kovalev says he received “substantial” offer to fight Canelo Tyson Fury believes Andy Ruiz Jnr would be an easy fight for him, and Sergey Kovalev explains why he had to knock back Canelo Alvarez fight offer The post Boxing News at Five: Fury claims he would beat Ruiz Jnr with one hand, Kovalev says he received...
2019-08-22 21:48

Ex-president cronies tried to break him out of jail in Sudan Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir appeared in a Khartoum court for the first day of his high-profile corruption trial on Monday, against a backdrop of heightened security following a failed attempt to break him out of prison, CNN has learned....
2019-08-22 22:16

Three Asus ZenBooks get AMD Ryzen processors amid Intel Comet Lake launch With IFA 2019 on the horizon, plenty of computer manufacturers are taking the opportunity to upgrade their popular products. Now, Asus has done just that with new versions of three of its ZenBook laptops, which will come with AMD mobile processors (C...
2019-08-22 22:16

Mi A3 vs Redmi Note 7 Pro Mi A3 price in India is set at Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, while Redmi Note 7 Pro price starts at Rs. 13,999 for the same 4GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration....
2019-08-22 22:16

Vivo iQoo Pro Launched, to Be Offered in 4G and 5G Variants Vivo has become the latest smartphone maker to launch a 5G smartphone. The Chinese company on Thursday introduced the new iQoo Pro 5G Edition at a press event in China....
2019-08-22 22:16

Volkswagen to reveal new logo at Frankfurt motor show Current logo has "become a bit heavy" according to Volkswagen's marketing boss Redesigned emblem will arrive alongside the pioneering ID 3 electric hatchback as the firm seeks to rejuvenate its image Volkswagen will unveil a redesigned logo as par...
2019-08-22 22:48

Verizon and Boingo will bring millimeter wave 5G inside buildings A leading indoor Wi-Fi company will help Verizon bring 5G cellular service indoors, including to stadiums, residential buildings, and other public spaces.Read More...
2019-08-22 22:48

Valve says turning away researcher reporting Steam vulnerability was a mistake Enlarge (credit: Timothy Brown / Flickr) In an attempt to quell a controversy that has raised the ire of white-hat hackers, the maker of the Steam online game platform said on Thursday it made a mistake when it turned away a researcher who recently...
2019-08-22 22:48

Harvey Weinstein to be arraigned again ahead of criminal trial Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday....
2019-08-22 22:48

Laura Ashley in the red as home furnishing falls out of fashion Laura Ashley has plunged into the red after dwindling demand for its furniture and decorating products dragged sales lower - partly blamed on weak consumer confidence....
2019-08-22 23:16

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus review: Best business phone improves in speed and S Pen capability Samsung released its yearly Galaxy Note series update with the Note 10 and Note 10 Plus. Expected internal updates were made, along with improvements to the S Pen capability and camera functionality, but a couple things were also thrown out....
2019-08-22 23:16

Turns Out A Road Made Of Solar Panels Was, In Fact, A Bad Idea There will be some hiccups on our path to a more environmentally-friendly future. Some hiccups, like exploding electric cars, will be bigger than others. So, I’m willing to excuse France for the very, very predictable failure of their solar panel roa...
2019-08-22 23:48

How Amazon is fighting back against workers' increasing efforts to unionize Momentum to organize has picked up at Amazon, but unionizing efforts haven't come far. Amazon increased the minimum wage to $15 an hour and is fending off unions with tweets, training videos and new hires....
2019-08-22 23:48

Trump set to discuss biofuels Thursday with USDA, EPA: sources U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allow oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, summoned Cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with t...
2019-08-22 23:48

Blazin' Saddles: La Vuelta a Espana - 7 key stages of the 2019 race "Starting with a team time trial in Torrevieja and finishing in Madrid with a showpiece circuit race in the Spanish capital, the 2019 Vuelta a Espana is a tough, persistently hill affair. Here\u0027s a closer look at seven of the key stages where the...
2019-08-23 00:16

Prices at the pump are falling TUCSON – Gas prices are expected to drop after Labor Day. According to Triple-A drivers in every market across the country could potentially enjoy savings of more than 25-cents per gallon, compared to summer prices. That means the National gas ...
2019-08-23 00:16

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News as contributor NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, ...
2019-08-23 00:16

ADOT: Computer service restored to MVD offices Motor Vehicle Division offices are now open for business after having a statewide computer outage on Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the outage affected all MVD offices across the state, including those in the Tucson are...
2019-08-23 00:16

End personal car ownership, MPs say News 22 Aug, 2019 UK cannot become a carbon-neutral country until personal vehicle ownership is ended, Science and Technology Committee says...
2019-08-23 00:48

Customers Handed Over Their DNA. The Company Let the FBI Take a Look. Millions of consumers have bought home-test kits, including 1.5 million from FamilyTreeDNA. How that data is used is largely left up to the companies; “We were talking about horrendous crimes. So I made the decision.”...
2019-08-23 00:48

New method classifies brain cells based on electrical signals For decades, neuroscientists have relied on a technique for reading out electrical “spikes” of brain activity in live, behaving subjects that tells them very little about the types of cells they are monitoring. In a new study, researchers at the Univ...
2019-08-23 01:16

Watch: Showtime releases first-look teaser of 'The L Word: Generation Q' Showtime released a first-look teaser of "The L Word: Generation Q" featuring returning stars Jennifer Beals, Katherine Moennig, and Leisha Hailey, and new cast members....
2019-08-23 01:16

Watch: Bruce Springsteen's releases lyric video for 'I'll Stand By You' Bruce Springsteen released a lyric video for "I'll Stand By You" featuring clips from the film "Blinded by the Light." The song was previously unreleased before the movie....
2019-08-23 01:16

Ex-White House Press Secretary Says She Is ‘Beyond Proud’ to Join Fox News as a Contributor (NEW YORK) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its propertie...
2019-08-23 01:16

Walmart to renovate and reopen El Paso store with mass shooting memorial The El Paso Walmart where 22 people were gunned down earlier this month is set to reopen after a renovation that will include the installation of a memorial for the victims, company officials said. The total overhaul of the Walmart in El Paso’s Cielo...
2019-08-23 01:48

Michael Avenatti’s lawyer plans to subpoena Nike ahead of extortion trial A lawyer for firebrand attorney Michael Avenatti said Thursday that he plans to subpoena Nike ahead of his client’s upcoming extortion trial — but balked when asked if his sights were also set on the company-linked pro athletes. “I’...
2019-08-23 02:16

Property millionaire who filmed burning Grenfell Tower effigy cleared after key evidence hidden A property millionaire who filmed a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire has been cleared by a judge after key evidence was hidden from defence lawyers in a string of "appalling" failures....
2019-08-23 02:16

William Jackson Harper hops aboard Barry Jenkins' new Underground Railroad Amazon show It’s been a rough summer for Chidi fans, as anyone who saw Midsommar can attest; not only did they have to watch William Jackson Harper—who plays The Good Place’s endearingly conflicted ethical philosopher—act like kind of a jerk in Ari Aster’s brigh...
2019-08-23 02:48

Paul Rudd finally meets his match in first look at Netflix's Living With Yourself In an apparent nod to the fact that there’s nobody as effortlessly charming or adorkably handsome as Paul Rudd, Netflix is set to release a new TV series where a guy played by Paul Rudd is quietly replaced by an all-around better guy who is… also pla...
2019-08-23 02:48

Jack Miller turned down KTM MotoGP offer after Johann Zarco's exit Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller says it was "tough" to turn down an opportunity to join KTM's factory roster for 2020 following Johann Zarco's early exit...
2019-08-23 02:48

Depth of Field: The Movie Poster Brexit Deserves John MacDougall’s portrait-style capture of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson suggests the allure of a spy thriller....
2019-08-23 04:16

Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in response to an attack by Muslim militants on Myanmar police posts....
2019-08-23 04:16

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere....
2019-08-23 04:16

10 great adventures for ordinary travelers, from whitewater rafting to ziplines You don’t have to be a superjock or a reality show contestant to have an extreme travel adventure. Here are 10 great activities for normal folks.       ...
2019-08-23 04:48

Is Vaping Making People Sick? The CDC recently announced that it’s found over 150 people with serious respiratory illnesses and a history of vaping. We don’t know yet whether vaping caused them to get sick, but an investigation is ongoing. Here’s what you need to know....
2019-08-23 04:48

How a Totally Hypothetical Payroll Tax Cut Would Impact Your Paycheck For a portion of this calendar week, President Donald Trump considered cutting payroll taxes. “I’ve been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time,” he told reporters on Tuesday, and then he turned around on Wednesday and told the same reporters “...
2019-08-23 04:48

Help Your Tot Start Preschool Right With These School Day Essentials I was more nervous about my daughter’s first day of preschool than she was. It was her first exposure to school. Her first teachers. Her first circle time. Next thing you know, she’ll be off to college, I sniffed....
2019-08-23 05:16

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Chicago Bears Some people are fans of the Chicago Bears. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Chicago Bears. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
2019-08-23 05:16

It Is Hazardous To Be A Bears Kicker Under Matt Nagy If you want the simplest, hardest piece of news from Kalyn Kahler’s fantastic writeup for Sports Illustrated of the Chicago Bears’ offseason kicking saga, it’s that the decision to cut Cody Parkey was made immediately upon the second doink. If you wa...
2019-08-23 05:16

Carlos Beltran wants Pete Alonso to break his Mets homer mark Carlos Beltran won’t be sad to see the record he shares fall. In fact, the former Mets outfielder will be thrilled when Pete Alonso sets a new franchise mark for most home runs in a single season. “I love to see guys breaking records and setting high...
2019-08-23 05:16

Our fantasy football experts debate running back options Each week leading up to the NFL season, Fantasy Madman Drew Loftis and Roto Rage Jarad Wilk will debate which of two fantasy options is the better draft pick. This week: running backs. Nick Chubb vs. Joe Mixon Drew: Chubb — The second-year runner pla...
2019-08-23 05:16

UPDATE 1-Budget spat puts Boeing contract for AWACS upgrades at risk -sources A dispute over budgeting processes could delay NATO's efforts to finalize a $1 billion contract to extend the life of 14 aging Boeing E-3A surveillance aircraft, often called NATO's "eyes in the sky," sources familiar with the program said....
2019-08-23 05:16

UPDATE 1-Victims of 'La Bestia,' Mexico's notorious migrant train, learn to walk again Twelve hours after he scrambled atop a boxcar on a freight train that hurtled through Mexico towards the U.S. border, Roni Osorio could no longer fight sleep. The train lurched, and with nothing to grip onto, he rolled, fell and was sucked under its ...
2019-08-23 05:16

Experts say wisdom teeth removal is leading to opioid addiction If you’ve ever had your wisdom teeth removed you know how painful the days immediately following the surgery can be. Over-the-counter painkillers are often not powerful enough to offset the intense aching, and for decades, dentists have prescri...
2019-08-23 05:48

|EFFheadsstraighttoConCourttoclarifyPublicProtector'spowers EFF leader Julius Malema has asked the Constitutional Court to urgently give guidance about the recent interim interdict applications against the public protector's remedial action....
2019-08-23 05:48

August bank holiday: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest travel days of the year looms Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the year....
2019-08-23 06:48

Army brother sends decoy ahead of surprise visit Nothing beats a teddy bear dressed as your deployed big brother on your 15th birthday...Except maybe your big brother.        ...
2019-08-23 06:48

Army dad uses super hero costume in epic homecoming These little girls find their favorite comic book hero in the park, but the real super hero is underneath the mask.        ...
2019-08-23 06:48

Scarf the tracker dog protects animals from poachers A mother's work is never done. This dog raises her seven pups while saving endangered animals from poachers in Kenya's wild. This video was made possible through the International Center for Journalists' Bringing Home the World fe...
2019-08-23 06:48

Woman finds 3.72-carat yellow diamond while learning how to find diamonds A Texas woman was sitting in the shade at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, watching a YouTube video on how to find diamonds. Then she found one right where she was sitting....
2019-08-23 07:16

Millie Bright on how women's football inspired a generation Fresh from World Cup success, defender Millie Bright is gearing up for Chelsea's first Super League game. She tells Katie Strick about breaking boundaries and why women's football is 'just football'...
2019-08-23 08:00

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
2019-08-23 08:00

Source: Ruiz agrees to bout in Saudi Arabia Unified heavyweight world titleholder Andy Ruiz Jr. has agreed to go to Saudi Arabia to face Anthony Joshua in their much-anticipated rematch, a source with direct knowledge of the discussions told ESPN on Thursday....
2019-08-23 08:00

What to watch on newly launched ACC Network ACC Network launched Thursday with approximately 450 live contests set to air annually. Here's your guide to make sure you catch all the biggest events....
2019-08-23 08:00

Liquid, Cloud9 ready to clash in LCS final Cloud9 have a shot at their first North American title since 2014. Yiliang "Doublelift" Peng has a chance to extend his 14-series postseason win streak in the LCS. Who will win out?...
2019-08-23 08:00

Melbourne loses 15bn litres of water annually from logging catchment, study finds Researchers say the Thomson catchment is missing out each year on the amount of water used by 250,000 peopleLogging is causing Melbourne’s main catchment area to miss out on about 15bn litres of water each year, equivalent to the amount used by 250,0...
2019-08-23 08:32

'Uncharted' movie loses its director, again Sony is still planning on bringing the popular Uncharted franchise to theaters, but it's going to have to find new director to make it happen. Dan Trachtenberg had signed on to direct the project but stepped down, according to Deadline. Sony has...
2019-08-23 08:32

Russia and the US bicker at UN over 'new arms race' After the dissolution of the Cold War-era nuclear arms treaty, Russia says America is "ready for an arms race." The US, in turn, says it refuses to "stand idle" as Moscow continues building up its arsenal....
2019-08-23 08:32

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests, Canada stops staff travel to mainland China Hong Kong is bracing for more anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of its international airport this weekend, as protests in the Asian financial hub show no signs of abating and diplomatic tensions between China and some Western nations...
2019-08-23 08:32

20-Million-Year-Old Skull Whispers Evolutionary Secrets A visually entrapping 20-million-year-old skull is providing new data on the evolution of brains in primates. ...
2019-08-23 08:32

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust Enlarge / Ryugu's rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. (credit: JAXA) For the last few months, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the aste...
2019-08-23 09:00

Xiaomi Banks on Phone Data for Finance Play in India Xiaomi is betting it can leverage its number one position in India's smartphone market to tap into the country's lucrative but crowded financial services sector....
2019-08-23 09:00

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
2019-08-23 09:32

Beloved bus driver laid to rest in school bus casket Devoted school bus driver David Wright left this world in the vehicle he was committed to driving while alive. On Sunday, the 76-year-old was buried in a bright yellow custom casket, made to look like a school bus for the Tennessee school district he...
2019-08-23 09:32

A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could ‘lead to human extinction’ The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The New York Times. There are 20 supervolcanoes on Earth that represent that greatest natural threat to hum...
2019-08-23 09:32

'Dancing With the Stars': President Trump says Sean Spicer will do 'great' amid backlash President Donald Trump is weighing in on Sean Spicer's controversial casting on "Dancing With the Stars," saying he'll "do great."        ...
2019-08-23 09:32

Taylor Swift's new album 'Lover' includes star-studded collaborations, juicy lyrics Taylor Swift dropped her highly anticipated album "Lover," which includes a collaboration with the Dixie Chicks and some juicy lyrical references.        ...
2019-08-23 09:32

There is no justifying the Brett Gardner defenders Two psychiatrists pass in the hall. One says, “Good morning.” The other says to himself, “I wonder what he meant by that.” Old gag. Yet, those raised on practicality were led to believe that 2 plus 2 equals 4. Now? Well, it’s like “good morning” — it...
2019-08-23 10:00

Rain can’t stop surging Mets from sweeping Indians Noah Syndergaard flirted with perfection Thursday night. The Mets didn’t need it, and Syndergaard didn’t get it, but they settled for a soaking-wet sweep instead. While Syndergaard lost his perfect game bid in the sixth inning, he was dominant enough...
2019-08-23 10:00

How Vegas handled two quirky NFL preseason games Two quirky NFL preseason games made it an interesting night for the Las Vegas sportsbooks Thursday. The Ravens beat the Eagles 26-15 for their 16th straight preseason win, but that wasn’t any consolation for Over bettors. The game was stopped with 11...
2019-08-23 10:00

It looks like Marcus Stroman dodges a bullet Marcus Stroman has no plans to let a tight left hamstring rob him of his next scheduled start. The energetic right-hander pitched just four innings Wednesday before exiting with the injury, but said he was feeling “good” Thursday and planned on movin...
2019-08-23 10:00

How will Man Utd line up vs Crystal Palace? A choice of pass or pace for Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer once again has plenty of decisions to make as Manchester United look for three Premier League points against Crystal Palace this weekend....
2019-08-23 10:00

Pompeo says the US message on Huawei is clear. Trump's words say otherwise The Secretary of State says Huawei's CFO, who faces extradition to the U.S., is not a bargaining chip in the trade war. That's not what Trump says....
2019-08-23 10:00

Japan and US negotiators fail to reach agreement on trade, and will extend talks Top negotiators for Japan and the United States on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on a two-way trade deal and decided to extend talks for another day in a last-ditch effort to bring tangibles to a weekend bilateral summit....
2019-08-23 10:00

Williams Formula 1 team has had to 'stop and reconfigure' Williams's behind-the-scenes changes to turn around its Formula 1 fortunes are akin to stopping to "reconfigure the machine" instead of continuing with the same processes...
2019-08-23 10:32

UBS taps BoE adviser van Steenis for sustainable finance, IR roles UBS Group has hired Huw van Steenis, a former senior adviser to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, to head investor relations and a new sustainable finance committee at Switzerland's largest bank, it said on Friday....
2019-08-23 11:00

Huawei says impact of U.S. trade restrictions less than feared Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies said on Friday its business has been less impacted by U.S. trade restrictions than the company had initially feared and it is "fully prepared" to live and work with U.S. sanctions....
2019-08-23 11:32

‘Jawn Wick’ Was a Snitch: Accused Philly Cop Shooter Said to Have Been an Informant for the Feds The man charged with shooting six Philadelphia cops during an eight-hour standoff with police officers as they tried to serve a warrant was a snitch for the feds for years....
2019-08-23 11:32

Rihanna Continues to Shine a Light on Global Activism With Her Diamond Ball The year is 2019, marking the fifth annual Diamond Ball hosted by Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty’s Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF). The CLF foundation was founded by Rihanna in 2012, in honor of her grandparents, Clara and Lionel Braithwaite....
2019-08-23 11:32

Louisiana boy, 5, brings cocaine to school, police say; 2 adults arrested A man and woman in Louisiana were arrested after a kindergartner brought three bags of cocaine to a New Orleans-area school Tuesday, investigators said. ...
2019-08-23 11:32

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according to Dallas police....
2019-08-23 11:32

Life is short, time goes too quickly, things get better: what I learned from reading my old journals | Brigid Delaney Reviewing more than 20 years of my inner world was often painful but some universal lessons emerged from the pagesRecently I came across a dusty box in the garage that was full of old journals that held all my secrets from 1996. Rereading them was ex...
2019-08-23 12:00

DoorDash Announces It's Replacing That Whole Tip-Skimming Scheme Thing Apparently taking Amazon’s lead, DoorDash announced a revised pay model on Thursday that should fetch its couriers “more money on average,” according to DoorDash CEO Tony Xu—that is, compared to the previous tip-skimming operation the company has bee...
2019-08-23 12:00

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
2019-08-23 12:00

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect Allies of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system....
2019-08-23 12:00

Andrew Harper: Police forces around Britain pause for minute's silence to remember Pc A minute's silence has been by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported crime....
2019-08-23 12:32

'I can't believe we're talking about this in 2019' - Solskjaer calls for action after Pogba abuse "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says that he is stunned that in 2019 players are still being racially abused after an incident involving Paul Pogba on Twitter."...
2019-08-23 12:32

Gerrard: Make Ibrox rock for Europa League clash "Steven Gerrard has called on Rangers fans to make Ibrox rock when Legia Warsaw return to Glasgow for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier."...
2019-08-23 12:32

How will Crystal Palace line up vs Man Utd? Gary Cahill debut, Wilfried Zaha hoping for Old Trafford impact Roy Hodgson could welcome back Jeffrey Schlupp to his Crystal Palace side as the Eagles boss goes in search of a first win, and goal, of the season at Manchester United this weekend....
2019-08-23 13:00

Arsenal attacking trio can match Liverpool's vaunted front three, claims Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes Arsenal's club-record £72million signing Nicolas Pepe can help form a devastating attacking unit to match Liverpool's celebrated front three....
2019-08-23 13:00

Opinion: As coaches choose safety over game reps, it's time for NFL to cut preseason slate As more teams opt against playing their starters in the NFL preseason, it's time to cut the slate of exhibition games in half.       ...
2019-08-23 13:00

UTEP Miners TE Luke Laufenberg, son of ex-Cowboys QB Babe Laufenberg, dies of cancer Former UTEP football signee Luke Laufenberg, 21, the son of former Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg, died of leukemia on Thursday.       ...
2019-08-23 13:00

Conor McGregor says he was 'in the wrong' for punching older man at pub Fighter Conor McGregor, recently shown in video punching man in Dublin pub, says he was wrong: "That man deserved to enjoy his time in the pub."       ...
2019-08-23 13:00

Lightning Strikes Kill 5, Injure Over 100 In Europe’s Tatra Mountains (WARSAW, Poland) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said. Witnesses sa...
2019-08-23 13:32

Merkel backs Macron's call for G7 talks to focus on Amazon fires German chancellor ‘convinced of emergency’ but Brazil’s leader accuses European leaders of colonialismAngela Merkel has backed Emmanuel Macron’s call to put the fires in the Amazon on the agenda at this weekend’s G7 summit, after the French president...
2019-08-23 13:32

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
2019-08-23 13:32

|'Africa'sAmazon'JumiafindswrongdoinginNigeriasalesforceaslosswidens Jumia Technologies AG has identified improper transactions at the Africa-focused online retailer’s Nigeria business that amounted to as much as 4% of first-quarter sales....
2019-08-23 13:32

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy protests in Hong Kon...
2019-08-23 13:32

The top 10 House races of 2020 Republicans are intent on taking back seats they think should be rightfully theirs, in districts that Trump won by double digits. It’s those seats that make up the bulk of The Fix’s list of House races most likely to flip parties in 2020....
2019-08-23 14:32

Lynk&Co 03 Cyan Concept is fastest four-door at Nurburgring Lynk&Co’s road-legal version of World Touring Car racer beats Jaguar XE SV Project 8 – albeit in concept guise World Touring Car team Cyan Racing claims to have broken the front-wheel-drive and four-door lap records at the Nürburgring with its Lynk&...
2019-08-23 14:32

Yemen Demands U.A.E.'s Expulsion From Saudi-Led Coalition Yemen’s government accused the United Arab Emirates of supporting separatists in the country and is demanding its expulsion from a Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting rebels there....
2019-08-23 14:32

AP Top Stories August 23 A Here's the latest for Friday August 23rd: Protests start in France ahead of G7; Bernie Sanders introduces climate plan; Sacramento light rail accident injures more than two dozen; Wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California.   ...
2019-08-23 14:32

The Latest: Baltic protest inspires Hong Kong human chain Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement are linking hands across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory, inspired by a historic protest 30 years ago in the Baltic states when nearly 2 million people formed a human chain to protest Soviet cont...
2019-08-23 15:00

EU drafts plan for hundred billion-dollar fund to take on US tech firms, reports say European Union officials drafted a plan to launch a sovereign wealth fund to invest in companies that could compete with U.S. and Chinese tech giants, according to reports in the Financial Times and Politico....
2019-08-23 15:00

As bond e-trading takes off, debt sales business may be ripe for automation With banks' bond trading desks increasingly going electronic, another of the last bastions of old-school banking - the business of helping companies and countries raise capital - may be about to......
2019-08-23 15:00

Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says The explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test earlier this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the likely source of a spike in radiation, Norway's nuclear test-ban monitor said on Friday....
2019-08-23 16:00

Experience: I had an erection for three weeks I grabbed a wine-cooling sleeve from the freezer and wrapped it around my penisThis summer I got a new boyfriend, moved into a new flat in Berlin and started a new job – it was one of the happiest times of my life. One Friday, my partner was having a...
2019-08-23 16:00

Fashion houses launch manifesto to improve green credentials Coalition of 32 companies will present its Fashion Pact at the G7 summit in BiarritzA coalition of 32 of the world’s largest fashion groups and brands has published a manifesto that details the practical objectives and targets it has set to minimise ...
2019-08-23 16:00

How to wear a seasonless sweater | Kenya Hunt Buy the nicest quality you can find, hold on to it and rewear it oftenIn theory, summer is about breezy shorts, swimsuits and diaphanous dresses. But now and then we need something more substantial, such as a seasonless sweater – a piece sturdy enoug...
2019-08-23 16:00

Congress, carmakers step up heat stroke fight Miles Harrison didn’t always drop his 21-month-old son Chase off at daycare in the mornings. On July 8, 2008, he was supposed to. Thinking he did, he proceeded with his normal routine and headed for his Herndon, Virginia, office on July 8, 2008. As h...
2019-08-23 16:32

Near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved as vets harvest eggs There is renewed hope that the near-extinct northern white rhino could be saved after eggs were successfully extracted from the last two remaining females....
2019-08-23 16:32

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig as a brand that generates strong earnings from the likes of live shows, theme parks, toys and televis...
2019-08-23 17:00

Taylor Swift's new album features surprise cameos In "London Boy," the eleventh track on Taylor Swift's seventh album, Lover, the country singer turned pop superstar sets out her love for the British capital, from Camden Market to Highgate to Brixton....
2019-08-23 17:00

Leonardo DiCaprio Falls For Old Pic Going Viral As Amazon Rainforest Fire Actor Leonardo DiCaprio was among the many celebrities, leaders and concerned netizens who shared posts urging for action against the forest fires. However, the image he shared was not from the......
2019-08-23 17:00

VW explores buying stakes in Chinese suppliers, report says Options under discussion include buying equity stakes or forging joint ventures with Chinese suppliers, particularly companies with technology used in electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported....
2019-08-23 17:00

Top publishers sue Audible for copyright infringement Some of the country’s top publishers are suing Audible, citing copyright infringement as they ask a federal judge to enjoin the audiobook producer-distributor’s planned use of captions for an education-driven program...
2019-08-23 17:00

Powell Says Fed Prepared to Provide Stimulus if a Slowdown Hits U.S. Economy Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was prepared to provide more stimulus if a global economic slowdown, aggravated in recent weeks by geopolitical events and trade policy uncertainty, hurts the U.S. economy....
2019-08-23 17:32

Cyan Racing Breaks Two Nurburgring Records With Lynk & Co The 528 horse power churning Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept lapped the Nurburgring Nordschleife in 7 minutes and 20,143 seconds, averaging 170.4 kmph, with Thed Bjork, behind the wheel....
2019-08-23 17:32

Barcelona snub loan deal for Vidal... because of Neymar - Euro Papers "Arturo Vidal may leave Barcelona before the transfer window shuts, but it won\u0027t be for a loan deal as a Euro giant has just reportedly had their bid rebuffed."...
2019-08-23 17:32

Rangers handed partial stadium ban for fans' racist behaviour "Rangers have been ordered by UEFA to close a section of their Ibrox Stadium for Thursday\u0027s Europa League meeting with Legia Warsaw due to racist behaviour which includes \"sectarian singing\" by their supporters."...
2019-08-23 17:32

'Boorish and self-centred': little love for Prince Andrew over Epstein links Duke denies any wrongdoing but revelations continue to make uncomfortable reading Randy Andy, Air Miles Andy, and now the Duke of Hazard: headline writers have always found evocative ways to shorthand the Queen’s second son at different stages in his...
2019-08-23 17:32

Trump slams Fed chair he appointed last year as an 'enemy' – live news US president said Jerome Powell had let the country down and compared him to a golfer who was unable to putt, ahead of Powell’s speech todaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.25pm BST Donald Trump was unusually focused on getting ...
2019-08-23 17:32

Kashmir city on lockdown after calls for protest march Posters in India-administered Srinagar urged people to defy ban on public gatheringsThe main city in Indian-administered Kashmir has been placed under lockdown following calls for residents to march en masse against the revocation of the territory’s ...
2019-08-23 17:32

Finance Minister Seeks Fair Trade Whip On Global Firms Abusing Dominance "CCI (Competition Commission of India) should take suo moto cognisance of global companies having no presence in India but abusing Indian consumers," Ms Sitharaman said on Friday....
2019-08-23 18:00

Andy Roddick’s life seven years after tennis retirement It’s been seven years since Andy Roddick called it a tennis career, and it “feels like a former life at this point.” Roddick, now 36, retired after the 2012 US Open. He has put the sport behind him for the most part. In 2017, his wi...
2019-08-23 18:00

Apple’s Watch Is Smarter, but My Casio Keeps Getting the Job Done Casio’s basic watches have barely changed in decades, a rare achievement as planned obsolescence is elevated to a corporate art form, our columnist says....
2019-08-23 18:00

Trump Orders American Companies to ‘Start Looking for an Alternative to China’ President Trump said on Twitter that he wanted companies to bring their production back home after China said it was raising tariffs on American products....
2019-08-23 18:00

The other Tuscany: Turning back time in Barga and Lucca Wandering the Saturday market in the tiny hill town of Barga, you would be forgiven for thinking you had time-traveled to the Tuscany of 30 years ago....
2019-08-23 18:32

The Japanese art of flower arrangement CNN explores the influence of ikebana -- floral arrangement -- on Tokyo's traditionalists and disruptors alike, from sparsely elegant compositions to abundant arrangements....
2019-08-23 18:32

No One Can Tell Tomi Lahren She's Too Racist to Have Her Own Shitty Line of Pro-Gun Athleisure Tomi Lahren is here to tell you: Just because you’re a BIGOT doesn’t mean you can’t have BIG DREAMS, like launching your own shitty line of America-themed athleisure with a company founded on letting you jam a gun in your yoga pants....
2019-08-23 18:32

Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News reports....
2019-08-23 18:32

Deer Lake, N.L., drinking water deemed safe after canal cleanup: report The barrels were discovered in 2016 in the Humber Canal, which provides Deer Lake, N.L.'s water supply, by a concerned resident who filmed the sunken debris on a GoPro camera....
2019-08-23 18:32

New Zealand Speaker Bottle-Feeds Baby In Parliament, Wins Over Internet New Zealand's parliament speaker is perhaps better practised at quieting MPs than calming babies, but images of the powerful politician doing exactly that went viral this week....
2019-08-23 18:32

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The ...
2019-08-23 19:00

Sun’s solar wind recreated in lab with aid of Big Red Ball Enlarge / The Big Red Ball is pictured in Sterling Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Oct. 2, 2017. There is no word on whether or not the Big Red Ball contains an unknown glowing green substance which fell to earth, presumably from outer...
2019-08-23 19:00

First Flush of Fame: Loretta Devine Fame has its ups and downs, says Loretta Devine - including being unable to "go anywhere without people bothering you." (Aug. 23)        ...
2019-08-23 19:00

China retaliates against the US with tariffs on $75B worth of American goods The trade war between the U.S. and China escalated further Friday as China announced a new set of tariffs on American products.       ...
2019-08-23 19:00

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured him....
2019-08-23 19:00

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Paris prosecutor announced....
2019-08-23 19:00

Russian model, track athlete found dead on roadside after going for run A Russian track athlete and model turned up dead on the side of the road earlier this week after she'd gone on a training run, according to a report. ...
2019-08-23 19:00

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan....
2019-08-23 19:00

Madonna supports Miley Cyrus after her viral Twitter thread denying cheating on Liam Hemsworth Madonna was among the first celebrities to share their support for Miley Cyrus as she defended herself against accusations of cheating on Liam Hemsworth....
2019-08-23 19:32

Italy’s Government Has Collapsed. What Happens Next? Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned this week, bringing an end to the country’s 66th government since 1945. Why It Matters: Italy is the Eurozone’s third-largest economy, and the two-trillion-dollar economy is fragile. No...
2019-08-23 20:00

At $4,500, Could This 1964 Ford F100 Pickup Turn You Into The Mac Daddy? Few of us are eager to drive around advertising a business without commensurate compensation, but when the ad in question is as cool as the one on today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe F100, exceptions may be made. Let’s see if this classic pickup’s price...
2019-08-23 20:00