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UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace

Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa sa...

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace

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Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next Presiden...
2019-06-04 21:00

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch out for It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks the opening of the latest session of the UN General Assembly, or UNGA....
2019-09-17 17:32

UN General Assembly: Here are the 5 big summits to watch for It’s that time again, when the eyes of the world turn to New York, as world leaders fly into the city to take part in the General Debate that marks the opening of the latest session of the UN General Assembly, or UNGA....
2019-09-16 04:32

Nigerian ambassador is next UN General Assembly president UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Members of the United Nations General Assembly have chosen the Nigerian ambassador to the world body as its next president. They elected Tijjani Muhammad-Bande (teeh-JAH’-neeh moo-HAH’-mahd BAN-deeh) by acclamation o...
2019-06-04 21:32

Pakistani PM to raise Kashmir issue at UN General Assembly Pakistan’s prime minister is assuring residents of disputed Kashmir that he will expose Indian human rights violations in the region when he addresses the U.N. General Assembly this month...
2019-09-13 16:32

Venezuela's Guaido considering attending U.N. general assembly: envoy Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido is considering attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York this month to step up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro but has not yet reached a decision, the opposition's envoy to the ...
2019-09-16 22:16

Pak PM Imran Khan To Attend UN General Assembly Session For First Time Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent his country for the first time at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, a top aide of the premier said on......
2019-06-20 01:00

New General Assembly President brings ‘valuable insights’ into key UN challenges The new President of the 74th session of the General Assembly brings to his role “years of United Nations experience”, the UN chief said on Tuesday, as Tijjani Muhammad-Bande banged the gavel to open his year in office....
2019-09-18 03:00

PM Modi Likely To Attend UN General Assembly Meet In September: Report Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit the US in September for the upcoming UN general assembly meeting and is likely to address Indian-Americans in Houston during his trip, community......
2019-07-13 01:00

‘Champion for multilateralism’ readies to hand over UN General Assembly gavel Through consultation, collaboration and consensus, the UN chief on Monday described outgoing President of the General Assembly, María Fernanda Espinosa, as “a champion for multilateralism” who had succeeded in making the United Nations “relevant to a...
2019-09-17 04:32

Will Raise Kashmir Issue At UN General Assembly, Says Pak PM Imran Khan With Pakistan failing to get traction for its stand on Kashmir, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday that he will raise the issue at every international forum, including at the UN General......
2019-08-26 19:00

Sushma Swaraj Was Extraordinary Woman : UN General Assembly President Sushma Swaraj died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67....
2019-08-07 12:16

Iran 'will never talk to America,' supreme leader says as UN General Assembly gets underway Previous U.S. offers of talks without preconditions were sharply rescinded in the wake of Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's largest oil facilities....
2019-09-17 18:00

‘Summon the spirit of San Francisco’, says General Assembly President on UN Charter anniversary Reaffirming faith in human rights, promoting social justice and saving the world from the “scourge of war”: just some of the founding principles of the United Nations, which appear in the Organization’s bedrock Charter, signed exactly 74 years ago in...
2019-06-27 22:00

Pompeo looking forward to completed U.S.-Japan trade deal at U.N. General Assembly U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was looking forward to a completed U.S.-Japan trade agreement at the United Nations General Assembly in New York later this month....
2019-09-09 22:48

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application's "Pocket...
2019-07-17 20:48

Sazerac House celebrates NOLA's cocktail culture The Sazerac House, a New Orleans cocktail museum named after one of the city’s most famous libations, opens to the public next month. (Sept. 10)        ...
2019-09-11 07:16

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
2019-05-21 17:48

Nuclear testing has ‘disastrous consequences’ for people and planet, General Assembly told Events commemorating the recent International Day against Nuclear Tests serve as an “important and stark reminder…of the disastrous consequences of nuclear testing on human health and the environment”, a top UN official told the General Assembly on M...
2019-09-10 00:48

‘Comprehensively include migrants’ or sustainable development won’t happen, warns General Assembly President Migration and sustainable development are “deeply interconnected” and the 2030 Agenda, the UN’s blueprint for a sustainable future for all, will not be achieved if we do not “comprehensively include migrants,” the President of the General Assembly sa...
2019-05-21 14:32

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Paris Agreement on climate change, María Fernanda Espinosa, the Pre...
2019-08-29 04:48

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
2019-06-04 21:16

Texas Firebrand Ross Perot Clashed With General Motors' Insular, Bureaucratic Culture Many of the things people criticize General Motors for today are things it’s always been criticized for: it is insular, bureaucratic, thinks the world begins at Lake Michigan and ends at Lake Erie, enthralled by its own glory days and can’t make the ...
2019-07-10 12:16

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to openly ga...
2019-06-28 21:48

High Line celebrates 10 years with new art The popular elevated High Line park in Manhattan is expanding with a new section, called the Spur, which includes an open plaza with space for large artwork. (June 5)        ...
2019-06-05 19:00

70 years of currywurst: The evolution of snack bar culture in Germany A diverse range of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these days. But it was a long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. A look at German snack trends from past to present....
2019-09-04 10:48

UN labor organization celebrates 100 years of unity GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor organization is touting its 100-year anniversary as a symbol of multilateral cooperation, as key world leaders like German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron prepare to join the celebrat...
2019-06-10 13:32

Florida zoo celebrates its first lion birth in 30 years NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo is celebrating the birth of three African lion cubs. The Naples Daily News reports this is the first time in 30 years that the Naples Zoo has had lion cubs. The zoo announced the birth of the cubs Thursday; one was b...
2019-05-24 19:48

World celebrates 117 years of modern air conditioning KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WBIR) – On any scorching hot day, most of us head indoors to enjoy the air conditioner. It’s a machine that was invented 117 years ago not out of comfort, but necessity. “It’s allowed our society or any socie...
2019-07-23 02:48

Ars celebrates 25 years of The Tick by picking our top ten favorite episodes Enlarge / The Tick brings Mighty Blue Justice with the help of his sidekick, Arthur. (credit: Fox Broadcasting) Ars readers of a certain age may well remember spending Saturday mornings watching a talking giant blue arachnid bring mighty blue justi...
2019-09-10 22:16

Apollo 11: 50 years on, the world celebrates the Moon landing On July 20, 1969, millions of people around the world watched on TV as Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took his historic step into the pages of history....
2019-07-20 15:16

Germany celebrates 70 years of saucy currywurst sausage Germans celebrated on Wednesday 70 years of the currywurst, a Berlin speciality of sliced sausage smothered in curry powder and ketchup, as they celebrated its national day....
2019-09-04 16:16

East Timor celebrates 20 years since independence vote A UN-backed vote on independence ended a bloody occupation by Indonesia. However, many families are still waiting for justice for the wave of bloodshed unleased by Indonesian forces following the referendum....
2019-08-31 00:00

Zoomcar Celebrates Six Years In India With New Offers For Consumers Zoomcar has completed six years in the self-drive and shared mobility solutions space in India. On its 6th year anniversary, it has come up with a new offer for its consumers, under its new......
2019-06-01 15:32

Pride sale celebrates 50 years since Stonewall – in pictures To mark WorldPride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, Swann Galleries in New York is holding a Pride sale, which explores and celebrates the art, influence and history of the LGBTQ+ community. Books, manuscripts, photographs, archive...
2019-06-19 10:48

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus Design With a New Museum BERLIN (AP) — The eastern German city of Dessau marked the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design Sunday with the opening of a new museum featuring a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic bui...
2019-09-09 08:48

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex...
2019-06-12 12:16

Getting young Germans involved in foreign culture policy for 10 years with 'kulturweit' Since 2009, young Germans have traveled from Tajikistan to Argentina to take part in the program "kulturweit," the volunteer service of the German UNESCO Commission. The program is now 10 years old. A success story....
2019-09-10 18:16

Adidas celebrates 70 years with star-studded building opening Adidas celebrated its 70th anniversary on Friday with appearances at its Bavaria campus by sponsored athletes such as tennis veteran Stan Smith and German soccer legend Philipp Lahm, as well as celebrity partners like Pharrell Williams....
2019-08-10 09:48

LEGO celebrates 25 years of ‘Friends’ with collectible Central Perk set Could “Friends” fans be any more excited? In celebration of the iconic show’s 25th anniversary, toymaker LEGO has announced its latest pop culture-inspired creation — one aimed squarely at millennials who are old enough to love the ...
2019-08-10 02:48

Smokey Bear celebrates 75 years of fighting fire — with fashion Feeling hot? Outdoor brand Filson launched a Smokey Bear-themed collection Friday, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the iconic firefighting mascot. Filson — once the official manufacturer of uniforms for the US Forest Service — is offering up a ...
2019-08-04 18:32

Sony's 230-Walkman exhibit celebrates 40 years of a music icon To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Walkman sold (the TPS-L2, naturally), Sony is showing off the history of the portable music player in central Tokyo. It will run across the summer, through until September 1st, with writers and experts o...
2019-07-04 06:16

Maruti Suzuki's Nexa Dealership Celebrates 4 Years With 363 Outlets The target audience for these dealerships is young and Maruti Suzuki says that nearly half of its Nexa customers are under the age of 35 and it's first time buyers who make up for 70 per cent of its......
2019-07-23 14:00

Smokey the Bear celebrates 75 years of fighting fire — with fashion Feeling hot? Outdoor brand Filson launched a Smokey the Bear-themed collection Friday, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the iconic fire-fighting mascot. Filson — once the official manufacturer of uniforms for the US Forest Service — is offering ...
2019-07-21 07:48

Fort Huachuca celebrates 244 years of Army service to the nation FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – June 14 marks 244 years of Army service to our nation. As part of the celebration, Fort Huachuca will honor the 75th anniversary of D-Day, “America’s Army –Honoring the Call to Service from D-Day to Today.” Today, we celebrate...
2019-06-14 19:32

Woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years celebrates ‘miracle’ baby A woman who suffered 13 miscarriages in 10 years finally had her miracle baby after taking steroids to strengthen her womb. Laura Worsley, 35, lost every baby she conceived, with many pregnancies lasting just a few weeks. But she never gave up hope o...
2019-06-14 22:32

"One Small Step...": Google Doodle Celebrates 50 Years Of Moon Landing Google Doodle 2019 On Moon Landing: Fifty years ago, NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked mankind's journey to the moon. Google celebrates the 50th anniversary of the mission, which led to the very first......
2019-07-19 06:16

7 years on Mars, NASA Curiosity rover celebrates anniversary with new finds NASA's eventual goal is to put astronauts on Mars, but the space agency's Curiosity rover is keeping it busy in the meantime. In a new blog post, NASA said that Curiosity is still exploring the Gale Crater and uncovering the mysteries of the "clay-be...
2019-08-08 22:48

Google Celebrates 50 Years of LGBTQ Pride with ‘Living Monument’ to the Stonewall Riots To celebrate 50 years of LGBTQ Pride, Google is debuting a “living monument” to the Stonewall Riots. In conjunction with the The Center, a New York City LGBT community center, and the National Park Service, Google has announced the proje...
2019-06-04 20:48

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and all hell broke loose amid a growing culture war.       ...
2019-07-12 21:16

Aston Martin Celebrates 50 Years Of James Bond Movie With A Special Edition DBS Superleggera The Aston Martin DBS Superleggera is set to become the newest James Bond-inspired car, thanks to the most recent collaboration between Aston Martin and EON Productions. To celebrate the 50th......
2019-05-22 18:48

Biden called Barr ‘one of the best’ attorneys general — 24 years ago Joe Biden praised Attorney General William Barr 24 years ago, calling him “one of the best” attorneys general he’d ever worked with in his long congressional career. Biden complimented Barr in 1995 when he was the ranking Democrat on the Senate Judic...
2019-06-11 22:48

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 12:16

Treaty of Versailles 100 years on: A fragile peace and a fraught legacy In November 1918, an armistice ended the fighting in World War I. But it took seven months until the official peace treaty was signed. Germany, meanwhile, always objected to its terms....
2019-06-28 09:00

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
2019-06-21 23:16

UPDATE 1-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
2019-06-22 00:16

UPDATE 2-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing sh...
2019-06-22 03:48

Colombian dissident rebel leader issues new call to arms three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that they will embark on a new offensive, threatening to resume five decades of armed conflict against the government....
2019-08-30 02:32

Colombia's FARC dissident leader issues new call to arms, three years after peace deal A group of former rebels from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) said in a video posted overnight that it will launch a new offensive, threatening to resume their five decades of armed conflict in the South American nation....
2019-08-29 19:16

'Apocalypse Now' celebrates 40 years with new cut Francis Ford Coppola has released another cut of his iconic film ""Apocalypse Now. The Oscar-winning director debuted ""Apocalypse Now Final Cut" at the Arclight Cinerama Dome.        ...
2019-08-13 18:00

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
2019-07-01 05:48

TikTok is flooded by scammers promoting adult sites TikTok has been inundated by a slew of scammers seeking to take advantage of its quickly growing userbase, which surpassed 1 billion downloads in February 2019. Security firm Tenable has discovered scammers are leveraging old tactics to get users to ...
2019-08-15 00:32

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer host videos that glorified fascist views or materi...
2019-06-05 21:48

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. De Blasio described DOE Community Affairs Director Sadye ...
2019-06-21 09:00

Julian Edelman already promoting Antonio Brown merchandise Well, that was fast. Patriots receiver Julian Edelman is already promoting Antonio Brown-inspired gear via his online store, shortly after the seven-time Pro Bowler joined New England following his release Saturday from Oakland. “Now arriving a...
2019-09-09 01:48

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong economy and a healthy environment. (July 8)  &#...
2019-07-09 06:16

YouTube inadvertently promoting obsessions and extreme views Google is directing people towards misinformation and conspiracy theories by placing YouTube videos prominently in its search results, an investigation by Sky News has found....
2019-06-30 08:32

Former BitConnect India chief on the run after promoting another crypto-scam India‘s authorities have uncovered more cryptocurrency scams connected to the alleged head of BitConnect Asia, Divyesh Darji, Times of India reports. Police claim Darji had also been marketing another dubious cryptocurrency-related investment, “Regal...
2019-06-04 10:32

'Not nice!': Trump denies rumors of bedbugs at resort he's promoting for G7 Rumors seem to stem from a 2016 lawsuit alleging an infestation at Trump National Doral brought by New Jersey insurance executive Donald Trump has reacted angrily to what he called “false and nasty” rumors that his Miami golf club – the same club he ...
2019-08-27 23:32

Coca-Cola ads promoting gay tolerance stir furor in Hungary Advertisements by Coca-Cola around a music festival in Hungary that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the conservative ruling party....
2019-08-05 16:48

The profound cynicism of Jack Dorsey and other abortion-promoting CEOs Earlier this month, a coalition of CEOs launched an ad campaign voicing their opposition to new state-level laws that seek to protect unborn children and their mothers from abortion at various stages of pregnancy....
2019-06-24 07:48

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar i...
2019-06-08 01:16

'It's Okay to Be White' T-Shirts Yanked After Being Accused of Promoting 'Intolerance, Racism and Division' Just when I was about to treat myself to a sumptuous “It’s Okay to Be White” T-shirt as an early birthday gift, comes the heartbreaking news that they’ve been pulled....
2019-05-29 21:48

White Sox send Yonder Alonso packing after promoting his charity event The White Sox and Yonder Alonso have found themselves in a bit of an awkward situation. Chicago designated the first-baseman for assignment on Thursday, according to MLB.com. The news came less than two hours after the team sent out a release promoti...
2019-06-28 07:32

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
2019-07-11 18:00

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
2019-05-21 14:32

Amazon's 'Jack Ryan' TV series lambasted for promoting Venezuela 'invasion' Venezuela's culture minister has accused Amazon television series "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" of promoting an invasion of the South American nation, following a trailer for the second season that appears to put Caracas at the center of a global conspira...
2019-09-07 03:32

Australians reject Coalition attacks on businesses promoting social issues New survey finds almost 80% support CEOs having a say, but more than half believe when they do, it is out of self-interestAustralians overwhelmingly support business leaders speaking out on social and political issues, according to a new survey that ...
2019-09-16 04:32

Ninja Understandably Upset That His Old Twitch Channel Was Promoting A Porn Stream Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, who recently left his 14 million-follower Twitch account behind to go and stream on rival platform Mixer, has issued a statement labelled “disgusted and so sorry” today after that now-dormant account—which he no longer operates...
2019-08-12 12:32

Judge fined, sidelined for promoting Clinton immigration plan at deportation hearing A since-retired federal immigration judge has been fined and barred from federal service for two-and-a-half years after she was found to have violated the Hatch Act by promoting then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s immigration plan during a ...
2019-09-17 22:48

Is an influencer promoting your business? Sign an agreement – or risk getting burned | Gene Marks Social media celebrities can help create buzz – but as an Australian cafe owner learned, you may end up paying more without a written dealThese days many a small business may be thinking about hiring a social media influencer to help create buzz abou...
2019-05-21 16:00

Ninja Understandably Upset That His Old Twitch Channel Was Promoting A Porn Stream [Update] Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, who recently left his 14 million-follower Twitch account behind to go and stream on rival platform Mixer, has issued a statement labelled “disgusted and so sorry” today after that now-dormant account—which he no longer operates...
2019-08-12 18:32

A nonprofit promoting dairy pays leaders millions — while farmers funding it go out of business Dairy Management Inc. spends $160 million a year from farmers' milk checks on promotions and partnerships, but sales continue to fall.       ...
2019-09-07 18:32

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
2019-06-08 15:48

Ads Promoting Violent Thriller The Hunt Pulled Following Mass Shootings, While President Trump Says the Movie Aims to ‘Inflame and Cause Chaos’ Advertisements and commercials for the forthcoming dystopic horror movie The Hunt, set for release on September 27 from Universal Studios, have been pulled by the production studio following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The Hunt...
2019-08-10 01:16

Buy the Best Gas Grill, And Amazon Will Pay For Assembly As far as gas grills go, the Weber Spirit II is the be-all, end-all. Now, you can get it delivered from Amazon, complete with free expert assembly, so you can focus on the rest of your barbecue preparations....
2019-05-31 00:32

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
2019-05-29 22:16

Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk' Celebrating the importance of fitness, on Sunday morning in the Swiss city of Geneva, the United Nations health agency kicked off its second “Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge”....
2019-05-21 15:32

Britain's first climate assembly: can it help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected Londoners there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There are students and builders, a civil servant, an entre...
2019-07-19 18:48

J&K Gets First Pre-Poll Alliance In Run-Up To Assembly Polls The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement headed by former bureaucrat Shah Faesal Tuesday forged a pre-poll alliance in the state with the Awami Ittehad Party led by former MLA Sheikh Abdul Rasheed....
2019-06-18 23:00

California Assembly votes to cap rent increases SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America’s most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prohibit landlords from raising ...
2019-05-30 07:48

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief....
2019-05-29 12:16

Boeing starts assembly of first KC-46A tanker for Japan Boeing has started assembling the first of four KC-46A tankers the U.S. State Department approved for Japan under a $1.9 billion deal nearly three years ago....
2019-09-17 23:16

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Co...
2019-06-20 14:48

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from US to China SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A newspaper is reporting that Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years. The Wall Street Journal reported the plan Friday,...
2019-06-28 19:16

In Arunachal Pradesh's New Assembly, 20 First-Time Legislators Arunachal Pradesh has a 60-member Assembly. Eleven of the first timers are from the BJP, six from the Janata Dal (United), two from National People's Party (NPP) and one Independent....
2019-05-25 17:16

Pompeo lauds Americanism at legionnaires assembly 'Celebrating Americanism in Our Foreign Policy' was the theme of the speech that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made to The American Legion 101st National Convention in Indianapolis. (Aug. 27)        ...
2019-08-28 00:00

Protests Over Restrictions For Journalists In Rajasthan Assembly The Rajasthan assembly authorities have curtailed journalists' movement inside the Vidhan Sabha premises, triggering strong protest on Thursday from the journalists covering the House proceedings....
2019-06-27 20:48

107 Seats In New J&K Assembly, Chief Minister To "Aid" Lt Governor The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir will have a Lieutenant Governor and the maximum strength of its assembly will be of 107 seats which will be increased to 114 later, according to the bill......
2019-08-06 03:32

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-14 20:48

BJP Wants "At Least" 75 Seats In Haryana Assembly Polls: Chief Minister After winning all the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in Haryana, the BJP is drawing up a strategy to bag at least 75 seats in the Assembly elections which is just a few months away....
2019-06-09 22:00

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Anti-Lynching Bill The Rajasthan legislative assembly on Monday passed a Bill providing for life imprisonment and a fine from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to those convicted in cases of mob lynching leading to victim's death....
2019-08-06 03:32

"Can We Be Forced To Attend Assembly?" Karnataka Rebels In Top Court Karnataka Crisis Updates: The Supreme Court is hearing the plea of 15 rebel lawmakers of the ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition in Karnataka who have petitioned against the state's Speaker......
2019-07-16 09:48

German Protestant Church Assembly summit begins without far-right AfD This year's German Protestant Church Assembly will highlight the importance of trust in polarized times. Prominent politicians are expected to attend the summit, but the Alternative for Germany party was not invited....
2019-06-20 04:48

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
2019-07-18 22:48

Nigeria's National Assembly on lockdown after shots fired Nigeria's National Assembly was on lockdown on Tuesday afternoon after shots were fired outside during clashes between police and a group of Shi'ite Muslim protesters, Reuters witnesses said....
2019-07-09 19:00

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate c...
2019-07-19 18:48

"Jai Shri Ram", "Jai Sarna" Slogans Raised In Jharkhand Assembly Slogans like "Jai Sri Ram", "Bharat Mata ki Jai" and "Jai Sarna" were raised in the Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday when the opposition moved amendment to the 1927 Forest Act....
2019-07-24 19:48

California assembly votes to ban private, for-profit prisons CALIFORNIA NBC -The California state legislature voted Wednesday to ban for-profit private prisons, including some facilities used by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The bill, which must be signed into law by California Gov. Gavin Newsom in...
2019-09-14 02:32

Bihar Assembly Adjourns As Opposition Wants Health Minister's Resignation Bihar Assembly was adjourned on Tuesday as the opposition parties shouted slogans demanding the resignation of Health minister Mangal Pandey over the deaths of more than 150 children due to acute......
2019-07-02 10:48

N.Y. Assembly approves bill to view Donald Trump's tax returns New York's Assembly passed a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving the legislation support in both chambers of the legislature....
2019-05-22 22:00

Stand By Decision, Won't Attend Assembly, Say Karnataka Rebel Lawmakers Hailing the Supreme Court direction on Karnataka political crisis, rebel Congress-JDS lawmakers camping in Mumbai said there is no question of going back on their resignations from the Assembly or......
2019-07-17 12:32

UPDATE 1-Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-14 20:48

Cuomo in spat with female Assembly members over paid surrogacy law Gov. Andrew Cuomo singled out three female Assembly members by name Tuesday for holding up a vote to legalize surrogacy contracts that pay a woman for carrying someone's child....
2019-06-12 11:16

Kamal Nath Slammed After Accused In Congressman's Murder Seen In Assembly Four months after Congress leader Devendra Chaurasia was murdered, his son received a rude shock when local television channels flashed images of the main accused sauntering around the Madhya Pradesh......
2019-07-19 21:32

Kumaraswamy Seeks Time To Prove Majority In Karanataka Assembly The Supreme Court today gave a reprieve to Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JD(S) coalition government as it ruled there would be no decision on the resignation of dissident lawmakers who......
2019-07-12 11:16

Assembly Polls In Jammu And Kashmir Likely Later This Year: Election Body Assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir are likely to be "considered" later this year and the schedule for it will be announced after the Amarnath yatra, the Election Commission said today. The annual......
2019-06-05 03:32

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
2019-06-14 00:16

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
2019-06-20 18:48

Toyota Invests $391 Million In Its Texas Truck Assembly Plant The announcement comes a day after U.SPresident Donald Trump said Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval...
2019-09-18 09:32

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourn...
2019-06-14 04:00

United Democratic Party President Elected Meghalaya Assembly Speaker United Democratic Party president Metbah Lyngdoh was on Friday elected Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, after he defeated lone rival of the Congress, Winnerson D Sangma....
2019-09-13 17:32

Sharad Pawar Holds Meetings To Prepare For Maharashtra Assembly Polls Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and other senior leaders are holding meetings to identify candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls slated for later this year, a party functionary......
2019-06-21 16:32

‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of the United Nations General Assembly told a panel to gender equality leaders on Monday....
2019-07-16 00:16

Pegatron reportedly plans Indonesian iPad and MacBook assembly in June One of Apple's key contract manfacturers is said to be moving tablet and laptop production from China to Indonesia, helping Apple avoid U.S. tariffs.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:16

Venezuelan government evaluates sending lawmakers back to opposition assembly Venezuela's government said on Monday it was evaluating sending some of its lawmakers back to the opposition-controlled National Assembly, which President Nicolas Maduro has called an illegal institution, as part of new talks with one opposition fact...
2019-09-16 22:16

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
2019-05-30 05:16

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s ...
2019-06-13 02:32

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the b...
2019-05-30 06:00

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed 17 proposals that should be implemented to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutti...
2019-07-21 17:00

In Bihar Assembly, Sushil Modi Papers Over Rift With Nitish Kumar The NDA will contest next year's Bihar assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said today - a comment seen as an effort to allay the......
2019-07-23 01:48

Prepare For Assembly Polls To Dislodge Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi BJP Chief Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Saturday called upon the party workers to work hard for a victory in the Assembly elections due early next year and "dislodge" the Arvind Kejriwal government....
2019-06-02 03:01

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
2019-05-22 08:48

Assembly speaker’s cars caught speeding 7 times since 2016: report Cars from state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie’s office have been flagged for speeding seven times since 2016, according to a new report. Heastie, who helped steer a massive expansion of New York City’s speed camera program through this ye...
2019-09-12 02:00

Venezuelan government mulls sending lawmakers back to opposition assembly Venezuela's government said on Monday it was evaluating sending some of its lawmakers back to the opposition-controlled National Assembly, which President Nicolas Maduro has called an illegal institution, as part of new talks with one opposition fact...
2019-09-17 01:32

Swaraj India To Fight Haryana Assembly Polls: Yogendra Yadav The Swaraj India will fight the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls, projecting the outfit as a viable alternative to the ruling BJP, party leader Yogendra Yadav said today....
2019-06-28 00:00

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of...
2019-05-30 04:01

Hyundai And Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehicles. Though the announcement has not given any......
2019-05-28 08:48

Ahead Of Maharashtra Assembly Polls, Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi Maharashtra leader Raj Thackeray today met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, raising expectations of a formal alliance ahead of the assembly election in the state....
2019-07-08 18:32

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing outgoing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
2019-08-01 04:16

Back home in Indiana: Bob Knight buys house three miles from Assembly Hall Bob Knight was fired from Indiana in 2000, but he recently bought a home near the campus in Bloomington for $600,000 after appearances in state.       ...
2019-07-12 12:00

Apple Risks Infuriating the White House as It Reportedly Moves Assembly of Mac Pro to China Back in 2012, it was a Big Deal when Apple decided to assemble the Mac Pro in Austin, Texas. Fast forward seven years, and now it seems Apple will manufacture the new Mac Pro will be built in China, according to the Wall Street Journal. Read more......
2019-06-29 04:16

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
2019-06-09 18:00

Canada supports peaceful assembly, condemns violence in Hong Kong: Freeland There have been months of protests in the semi-autonomous region as some residents accuse the Communist Party-ruled Chinese government of chipping away at Hong Kong's democratic rights....
2019-08-17 23:48

Will Bounce Back In 2021 Assembly Polls: Mamata Banerjee To Party Leaders Notwithstanding the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Friday told the party activists to work hard as she is confident of bouncing back......
2019-07-05 20:48

Ajit Doval Chairs Meeting On Kashmir, Including Upcoming Assembly Polls National Security Advisor Ajit Doval chaired a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss issues concerning Kashmir, including the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra and pending Assembly election, officials said....
2019-06-06 21:48

Alpesh Thakor Quits Assembly After Voting In Gujarat Rajya Sabha By-Polls Two Congress lawmakers quit the Gujarat assembly today, apparently after voting against the party candidate in the ongoing by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats. Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala had......
2019-07-05 14:00

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
2019-09-10 08:16

Anti-Kremlin candidate wins Moscow assembly seat with help of army votes: data An anti-Kremlin opposition candidate has won a rare seat in Moscow's legislature with the help of some army votes, election data showed, suggesting that discontent over falling living standards may have reached parts of the military....
2019-09-11 00:48

High Tax On Luxury Cars Restricting Market, Preventing Local Assembly Of More Models: Jaguar Land Ro The auto industry has been going through a slump in volumes since the past eight months and sales continue to remain disappointing as we move into the ninth month of this de-growth. Luxury carmakers......
2019-07-21 14:32

Mother of Quebec teen shot by police presents petition for body cameras at National Assembly A petition for Quebec police officers to wear body cameras was presented to the National Assembly by the mother of a teen shot and killed by SQ officers in 2018....
2019-06-13 23:48

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 24-26 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-05-26 07:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hope for Myanmar, UN News sits down with new Assembly President, youth speak out on climate crisis A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: Hope for justice in Myanmar rights violations; First major interview with new Assembly President; Youth activists want a platform in solving climate crisis; Five deaths every minute due to unsafe health care; Number ...
2019-09-18 00:48

What is your biggest pop culture disappointment? On the same weekend in May, the much-maligned Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace celebrated its 20th anniversary, and Game Of Thrones aired the final episode of its divisive final season—both events resulting in major disappointment for some fan...
2019-06-01 22:48

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 21-23 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-06-23 11:32

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
2019-07-06 00:48

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 14-16 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-06-16 11:32

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 23-25 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-08-25 21:32

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 2-4 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-08-04 19:16

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-08-18 17:32

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 9-11 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-08-11 12:16

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 28-30 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-06-30 07:32

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 6-8 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-09-08 21:16

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 31-June 2 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-06-02 07:16

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 13-15 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-09-15 20:48

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 12-14 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-07-14 08:16

Why Pop Culture Still Can’t Get Enough of Charles Manson As Quentin Tarantino’s new film revisits Los Angeles at the end of the ’60s, a man who was there — and literally wrote the book on Manson — argues that we never really left....
2019-07-25 03:32

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 7-9 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-06-09 09:32

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
2019-05-22 02:32

America's gun culture vs. the world Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world....
2019-08-06 12:32

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 5-7 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-07-07 09:32

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 19-21 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-07-21 07:48

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HB...
2019-07-17 22:16

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics say it's part of an ongoing push for "cultural hegemony."...
2019-05-31 20:00

Denso's culture evolves to win over millennials Auto companies will have to offer broader learning experiences and flexible work schedules to attract and keep their employees, argues a top human resources officer at Japanese supplier Denso....
2019-08-08 06:32

How the Pop Culture Event MondoCon Has Changed, and So Have I When MondoCon 5 unofficially began at midnight this past Saturday morning, I thought I knew what to expect. When it ended Sunday evening though, it felt like I’d experienced not just two days of geeking out over posters and art, but a coming-out part...
2019-09-18 01:16

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 30-September 1 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
2019-09-01 21:32

A Pop-Culture Glossary for ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino’s film is filled with references to TV shows, movies and other totems of midcentury Los Angeles. We explain who’s who and what’s what....
2019-07-31 18:00

How war-shattered Aleppo is preserving its culture Thousands of Aleppians are using a Facebook group to share their way of life before the Syrian warGoing to the hammam was once a beloved ritual for Aleppo resident Atef Shikhouni and his friends. Recalling the boisterous, joyful experience, the 55-ye...
2019-07-15 08:32

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary...
2019-08-16 14:16

Dangers Of Dieting Culture: This Man Looked Better Fat Despite the progress made by the body-positivity movement, there’s still a tremendous societal pressure to be thin, which can encourage people to try risky diets that do more harm than good. This story about a Minneapolis man presents a chilling port...
2019-08-28 00:32

Why culture’s ‘queerbaiting’ leaves me cold From Taylor Swift’s new video to M&S sandwiches, everyone is capitalising on Pride. Is it cause for concern?When Taylor Swift released her video for You Need to Calm Down, it was satirical news site the Onion that delivered the funniest and most poig...
2019-06-29 13:32

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?...
2019-08-20 06:16

ONE Musicfest Is a Musical Homecoming for the Culture The universal impact that black people have had on music is undeniable. One could go as far to say that we invented music in all of its forms. We have not only used music to entertain ourselves and the masses, but we’ve also used it to heal, educate ...
2019-09-05 00:00

Now and always, Cooperstown celebrates baseball at its best On an induction weekend when the first unanimous star and one of the most unlikely selections officially entered its doors, the Hall of Fame provided a needed reminder of all that is right with the game....
2019-07-22 08:16

Hamburg celebrates its harbor Three hundred ships, a huge fireworks display and a three-day party — every year over 1 million visitors flock to Hamburg's Hafengeburtstag. But what makes it so fascinating? DW reporter Evan Woodnorth went to find out....
2019-05-21 20:48

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
2019-07-05 13:32

Levi's, Wrangler vow to end rape culture in factories An investigation into denim manufacturing centers in Africa has unveiled systemic sexual abuse by local and foreign managers. Female garment workers suffered abuse, harassment, and retaliation if they spoke up....
2019-08-16 14:48

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies are following startups and trading in ties for T-shirts....
2019-09-08 03:16

Culture shock for ‘big yoghurt’ as foodies switch to DIY Commercial sales dip but environmental concerns make home yoghurt kits a growth areaSue Reed, who lives in Northumberland and runs a business knitting with recycled wool, has been making her own yoghurt for years. “We’ve been trying to live sustainab...
2019-05-26 15:32

China ban on some textbooks seen as aimed at Uighur culture Detained textbook editor illustrates how even Uighurs who toed China’s party line have been rebranded enemies of the state amid a sprawling system of surveillance and detention in Xinjiang...
2019-08-28 03:00

How Sony's Walkman Created Headphone Culture As the Sony Walkman turns 40, we scrutinize the iconic tape deck’s impact on popular culture: the way we imbibe our chosen audio, discover music and shut out the world....
2019-08-17 01:48

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50....
2019-08-13 18:32

Spelling Bee’s 8-way tie is participation trophy culture at its worst If you’re smart enough to spell erysipelas correctly, chances are you also are smart enough to know that an eight-way tie isn’t really winning. But the Scripps Montessori School, er, National Spelling Bee doesn’t think so highly of its competitors. O...
2019-06-01 00:48

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy.Read more......
2019-08-08 05:16

Why Germany's nudist culture remains refreshing From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats....
2019-07-24 11:48

Stephen Colbert says America’s gun culture is ‘melting down’ Following U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Stephen Colbert lashed out at the leader in his show's opening monologue....
2019-08-06 19:00

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
2019-08-04 12:32

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be violently targeted. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation suggests otherwise....
2019-08-30 15:32

Acheulian Culture Had ‘Surgical’ Skills in Butchery The Acheulian culture endured in the Levant for over a million years during the Lower Paleolithic period (1.4 million to 400,000 years ago). Its use of bifaces or large cutting tools like hand axes and cleavers is considered a hallmark of its sophist...
2019-09-18 06:00

VW's Electric ID. Buggy Recalls '60s Car Culture in All the Right Ways This romping off-road prototype won’t find its way to dealership floors, but the electric platform on which it’s built previews the brand’s thrilling plans, says Dan Neil....
2019-08-23 06:16

Joker Wants to Be a Movie About the Emptiness of Our Culture. Instead, It’s a Prime Example of It It’s official. With Joker, Joaquin Phoenix is a certified graduate of the Acme Academy of Dramatic Arts. You want acting? Come and get it. Skills on display include but are not limited to leering, jeering, airhorn-style blasts of laughter timed...
2019-09-01 02:48

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking Andre Mack wants to revolutionize the wine industry and be a positive example for other winemakers of color.        ...
2019-06-07 18:00

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
2019-06-17 22:32

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
2019-05-22 19:00

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President&#...
2019-06-13 15:48

Decoding all those 'Stranger Things' '80s pop culture references It's 1985, and the only thing Hawkins, Indiana, has more of than bizarre supernatural/pseudo-scientific phenomena is a plethora of pop culture touchstones. One can be a major "Stranger Things" fan and either be too young to have any memories of the o...
2019-07-09 22:48

Before building another telescope, learn from Hawaiian culture Amid continued protests over the construction of the Thirty Metre Telescope on Mauna Kea, Haunani Kane suggests scientists can learn from Hawaiian culture...
2019-07-31 20:00

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. ̶...
2019-07-10 00:32

Just Tim Tebow Hootin' And Hollerin' About "Selfish Culture" On First Take Future Mets All-Star Tim Tebow was on First Take Friday morning to talk with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman about California’s legislative push to allow college athletes to profit from endorsements. That’s really as much information as you need t...
2019-09-13 20:00

Stephen Colbert: 'America's gun culture is melting down' Late-night hosts examine the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton – and the Republican non-response to them – with frustrationIn the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people this weekend, Stephen Colbert c...
2019-08-07 00:16

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
2019-07-15 21:16

Budweiser’s Father’s Day ad celebrates stepfathers who go above, beyond TODAY – On Sunday, people will be honoring fathers across the country with everything from handmade coupon books and cards to discounts and freebies at many restaurants. But a dad isn’t just someone who happens to be a blood relative. The...
2019-06-13 22:32

America celebrates the Fourth of July The Fourth of July is the annual US celebration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from Britain.        ...
2019-07-05 05:16

Puerto Rico celebrates 0725 Puerto Ricans celebrate early Thursday in Old San Juan following Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation, effective Aug. 2.        ...
2019-07-25 10:16

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
2019-05-28 00:00

Porsche 911 GT3 Celebrates Its 20th Birthday It was in 1999 that Porsche took the wraps off the first ever 911 GT3 and since the last 20 years, the 911 GT3 has been model that brought thoroughbred racecar like performance to the roads....
2019-08-08 10:32

UN celebrates books as ‘bridges across cultures’ The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO has long celebrated the power of International Book and Copyright Day, marked on 23 April, but this year, special attention is being paid to the protection of indigenous languages, many ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Missouri man celebrates pothole's 3rd birthday A Missouri man decided to get the attention of his city’s public works department by throwing a birthday party for a pothole that he had been complaining about since March. ...
2019-07-03 02:16

U.S. celebrates World Cup title with NYC parade The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
2019-07-11 11:48

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
2019-05-29 12:48

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
2019-06-21 19:00

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
2019-06-09 19:32

Low and slow: These Lowriders celebrate the culture of custom cars Lowriding culture has a Mexican-American heritage and emerged in the '40s and '50s. It was later popularized in music.       ...
2019-09-16 23:48

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a famil...
2019-05-21 21:48

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
2019-06-03 05:48

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from...
2019-08-03 22:32

From bratwurst to insect burgers: Snack bar culture in Germany A diverse rang of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these day. But it was long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. Here's a look at German snack trends from past to present....
2019-07-08 21:00

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unifi...
2019-07-03 08:32

Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongoing caused by a change in Prime Minister and cabin...
2019-07-24 19:48

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communit...
2019-07-17 11:48

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is already impacting cultural institutions in eastern Germany....
2019-09-02 05:16

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
2019-06-13 21:48

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished wr...
2019-07-10 13:48

Where to Find Native American Culture and a Good Read Birchbark Books & Native Arts, owned by the novelist Louise Erdrich, provides indigenous-language guides, literature and crafts — and the latest best sellers....
2019-07-31 22:32

How A Handful of Yamnaya Culture Nomads Became the Fathers of Europe The origins of modern Europeans are shrouded in mystery and wracked by controversy. Archaeologists and linguists have long debated the origins of the Indo-European language family as well as the origins of civilization and settled life in Europe.  ...
2019-06-06 21:32

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
2019-07-22 18:48

Wangan Midnight Might Be the Most Socially Advanced Fictionalization of Car Culture The 26-episode anime series Wangan Midnight is ostensibly about Japanese street racers, wrenching, and a Datsun Z that may or may not be demonically possessed. It sounds wacky but somehow the show’s final message ends up feeling a lot more mature tha...
2019-06-08 02:48

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
2019-06-15 15:32

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, permitted there....
2019-05-25 14:16

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sa...
2019-05-23 13:16

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on ...
2019-06-27 21:16

Revolutionary iPhone tech that took 5 years to develop was just abandoned by Apple after only 4 years There’s no question whatsoever that 3D Touch is the most underappreciated technologies Apple has introduced in the past decade, but that’s no one’s fault but Apple’s. It’s a complex and compelling technology that uses sp...
2019-09-16 15:00

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] I don't know...
2019-08-09 05:48

Meghan Celebrates Mother's Day With Pic Of Baby Archie Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, celebrated her first Mother's Day on Sunday, just six days after giving birth. On the Sussex Royal Instagram account, Prince Harry and Meghan shared a picture of......
2019-05-21 14:48

Mom celebrates premature son's first day of school after told he would likely die: 'He's my little miracle' A United Kingdom mom who was told her son would likely die after he was born months in advance recently celebrated the young boy’s first day of school. ...
2019-09-17 01:32

A New Monopoly Game Celebrates Women, but What About the One Behind the Original? Hasbro’s Ms. Monopoly will pay women more than men and celebrate female inventors, but it makes only brief reference to the feminist whose board game is credited with inspiring it all....
2019-09-12 17:16

Liverpool celebrates Champions League win with bus parade LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Thousands of people have welcomed Liverpool back to Merseyside after winning the Champions League as the team paraded the trophy through the city center. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp and his players flew home on Sunday be...
2019-06-02 20:32

USWNT celebrates World Cup title with NY parade The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
2019-07-10 17:00

Switzerland celebrates rare wine festival Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."...
2019-07-19 21:32

Notre Dame Celebrates First Mass Since Going Ablaze Two months to the day since fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral and destroyed much of its roof and vaulted ceiling, the archbishop of Paris has offered the first Mass in the charred building that is still in danger of partial collapse....
2019-06-15 23:00

Indian Embassy In Kathmandu Celebrates Yoga Day The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organised a yoga event today to celebrate the fifth International Day of Yoga at Nepal's Thyangboche -- the gateway to Mount Everest....
2019-06-16 14:48

Amy Schumer Cuddles Her Baby Boy as She Celebrates Her "Best Birthday Ever" Amy Schumer celebrated her 38th birthday on Saturday and it was her best birthday ever, for a great reason. The comedienne and actress had received her most precious gift a month earlier;......
2019-06-02 22:16

New VW Touareg One Million celebrates production landmark News 23 Jul, 2019 The special edition model celebrates the production of the one millionth Volkswagen Touareg by adding a range of extra equipment...
2019-07-24 01:32

| Man celebrates pothole’s birthday to get municipality’s attention Frank Sereno was so fed up with the numerous potholes that lined the streets of his neighbourhood, he decided to get his local municipality’s attention with a celebration....
2019-07-11 20:16

Smithsonian National Zoo celebrates Bei Bei the panda's 4th birthday The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, D.C., celebrated Bei Bei the giant panda's fourth birthday on Thursday ahead of his planned transfer to China....
2019-08-23 02:48

Mexico celebrates its independence with iconic dish Chiles in nogada, a complicated dish in the colors of Mexico’s national flag, has become an iconic part of the country’s independence day season, which falls during the only part of the year when the key ingredients are available....
2019-09-16 06:48

Golf: Rookie of the year Im celebrates with Greenbrier ace A day after winning the Arnold Palmer Award as the 2018-19 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, Im Sung-jae celebrated the start of the new season in style with a hole-in-one during the opening round at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Thursday....
2019-09-13 07:32

Jason Momoa celebrates 40 with a surprise party Jason Momoa doesn't technically turn 40 for a few more days, but that didn't stop his friends from throwing him a surprise bash to help him celebrate another year....
2019-07-31 19:16

Sister Jean celebrates her 100th birthday Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan, celebrated an incredible milestone as she turned 100 years old on Wednesday.       ...
2019-08-22 07:32

Review: ‘Dog Man: The Musical’ Celebrates a Cop Who Sniffs Out Crime The bizarro, irreverent world of Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants books, has been deftly translated to the Lucille Lortel Theater’s stage....
2019-07-09 23:16

New Wellcome gallery celebrates what it means to be human A sculpture that smells of breast milk among 50 exhibits to go on display in London Some say it smells of modelling clay. Others that it has the vague aroma of talcum powder mixed with vanilla. Or perhaps a freshly painted room.Members of the public ...
2019-09-04 16:48

Notre Dame celebrates first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers....
2019-06-16 00:32

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community TUCSON – June is Pride Month –  it is to honor the Stonewall Riots in Manhattan, which was the tipping point for the Gay Rights Movement in the U.S. Fifty years later, the U.S. continues to recognize Pride Month. News 4 Tucson talked with LGBTQ...
2019-06-03 15:32

New “Day of the Dead Barbie” celebrates Mexican holiday (CNN) – Barbie lovers, there’s a new collectible doll coming to store shelves this week. The ‘Dia de los Muertos’ Barbie represents the Mexican “Day of the Dead” holiday, which honors departed loved ones. Mattel, the toy company that owns the Barbie ...
2019-09-10 18:16

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
2019-07-18 01:32

Landmark paternity case challenges Japan's work culture A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that looks set to challenge Japan's often highly-gendered corporate culture....
2019-09-12 14:16

ML Khattar Threatens To Cut Off Aide's Head, Blames "Congress Culture" Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was seen losing his cool and threatening to behead a former Haryana government official and party worker at a BJP rally, in a video that surfaced on social......
2019-09-11 18:32

Selfie culture has doomed the world’s most precious tourist sites Instagram posts of the blooming poppy fields in Lake Elsinore last March inspired thousands to flock to the small Southern California town. A total of 100,000 visited in just one day, causing so much traffic gridlock and crushed wildlife that the loc...
2019-08-25 01:48

Alternative city guide: culture and cafes in Utrecht, the Netherlands Utrecht’s picturesque city centre and traditional cafe culture rub up against its exciting music and art scene – and it’s best explored by bikeUtrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands until it was overtaken by Amsterdam in the 17th cent...
2019-09-11 10:16

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
2019-07-17 00:00

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
2019-06-19 12:16

Neville's compassion for players shows new England culture England coach Phil Neville's compassion for two players who were grieving their mothers is illustration of close bonds forged with team       ...
2019-06-15 20:16

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war The president’s words about Jews magnify his transactional approach to politics and his miscalculation that his support for Israel should automatically translate into electoral support from Jewish Americans....
2019-08-22 17:48

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allis...
2019-07-19 10:48

Serb nationalists protest over Kosovo Albanian culture festival Dozens of Serb ultranationalists protested on Wednesday against a festival promoting Kosovan Albanian culture in Belgrade, a day after Serbia ordered its troops on full alert following an incident involving Kosovo's police and ethnic Serbs....
2019-05-29 22:16

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that include...
2019-07-09 19:48

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Me...
2019-05-28 08:48

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf children....
2019-07-31 18:32

German filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff says far-right populism a threat to culture Many of director Volker Schlöndorff's films focus on German history, such as "The Tin Drum." He told DW why recent regional election gains for the AfD are just as damaging to the cultural realm as they are to politics....
2019-09-04 10:48

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
2019-06-22 18:32

Don Quixote, fentanyl and gun culture: Salman Rushdie's 'Quichotte' is a bit of a mess Even Salman Rushdie concedes his 14th novel "Quichotte" - which loosely conjures the spirit of "Don Quixote" - is a bit of a mess.        ...
2019-09-17 16:32

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from...
2019-06-05 13:16

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
2019-07-23 07:16

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
2019-05-22 01:16

Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
2019-06-10 20:16

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
2019-06-21 12:32

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
2019-06-08 21:48

'We are Texas because of guns': El Paso carnage unlikely to dent state's gun culture Texans can carry handguns openly in most public places and the state tends to respond to shootings by loosening controls“It’s just a moral disaster, it’s heartbreaking,” said Dan Golvach of the mass shooting that killed 22 people at a Walmart in the ...
2019-08-10 01:16

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists...
2019-06-08 10:48

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social m...
2019-06-09 17:48

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
2019-06-04 04:48

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women painted on the façade of the Irish pub outside the US military base in Okinawa, Japan, wore kimono. They l...
2019-07-03 21:16

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
2019-05-21 20:32

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
2019-06-23 12:16

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
2019-08-16 23:48

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
2019-05-21 22:16

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model tells The Post. Aden is Muslim, and part of the wa...
2019-06-06 03:32

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriolShe looks both younger than her age and old enough to have the cares of the world on her shoulders. Face scrubbed clean, dressed ...
2019-08-18 06:16

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday - UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
2019-07-22 15:01

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono sinc...
2019-06-27 21:48

Update: The mobbing of Steven Crowder shows the perils of PC culture Today is a day that ends in y, so the outrage mob is in full-swing once again. The latest victim of cancel-culture is comedian Steven Crowder, a polemicist whose unfiltered style has made him the target of a deplatforming campaign....
2019-06-06 12:48

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have beg...
2019-06-22 22:33

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-lit...
2019-05-24 21:16

Paris celebrates 75th anniversary of liberation from Nazis Exactly 75 years ago, French resistance fighters, US soldiers and others freed Paris from years of Nazi occupation. The City of Light is marking the event with a parade — tracing the path tanks took when they arrived....
2019-08-26 03:32

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy....
2019-07-18 12:16

Kylie Jenner celebrates birthday on £1m-a-week superyacht Cosmetics billionaire and reality TV star boarded vessel in Italy for 22nd birthdayKylie Jenner, the Keeping up with the Kardashians reality TV star whose eponymous cosmetics empire has turned her into the world’s youngest billionaire, will this week...
2019-08-09 20:00

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION; NEW YORK and CHICAGO, March 5, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced today that the exchange has successfully completed its first year of operation. ......
2019-05-23 02:16

Prince Harry Celebrates First Father's Day With Pic Of Baby Archie The Sussex Royal Instagram account has posted the most adorable picture of baby Archie holding onto his dad, Prince Harry's finger to celebrate the royal's first Father's Day....
2019-06-16 19:48

Antonio Brown celebrates Patriots debut with family Antonio Brown celebrated his New England Patriots debut with his family Sunday — after bolting from the media following the Pats’ 43-0 blowout against the Miami Dolphins. The embattled receiver — who is denying rape and sexual misco...
2019-09-16 19:48

Felix Jaehn celebrates his journey — and Berlin Pride He shot to fame aged 19. Five years later, Felix Jaehn is one of the world's top DJs. His new single and recent coming-out as bisexual tell the story of a young man who fought hard to find himself....
2019-07-31 19:48

Google Celebrates the Summer Solstice With a Pastel Doodle It’s officially summer and Google is celebrating with a pastel Doodle. Friday is the start of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, making it the longest day and shortest night of 2019 for those above the Equator. The reverse is true ...
2019-06-21 21:01

The latest Google Doodle celebrates the Apollo 11 anniversary Google wouldn't let the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing go by without a Google Doodle. The company released its commemorative video Doodle today. The nearly five-minute animated clip follows Apollo 11 from launch, to the Moon and ...
2019-07-18 19:32

Megan Rapinoe, Reveling in the Spotlight, Celebrates Another World Cup Win The United States’ star attacker did more than just score goals (though she did that a lot): She charmed fans, angered the president and antagonized officials....
2019-07-08 19:00

Huge Toronto crowd celebrates Raptors' win Thousands in Toronto cheered on the Raptors, who won their first NBA championship on Thursday night. The Raptors defeated the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors 114-110 on Thursday in Oakland, in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. (June 14) &#...
2019-06-14 14:16

Berlin zoo celebrates rare birth of panda twins Meng Meng delivered two cubs, which must eventually be returned to ChinaBerlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins, the first time one of the endangered animals has given birth in the country.“Meng Meng became a mom – twice!...
2019-09-02 14:48

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
2019-07-02 00:32

Andy Cohen Celebrates His First Birthday as a Dad With Baby Benjamin The mazel of the day goes to Andy Cohen again: He is celebrating his first birthday as a father and could not look happier. The host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen......
2019-06-02 22:16

Apple celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with a new peak at For All Mankind The key art for For All Mankind. [credit: Apple ] As you've probably gathered from the Internet today, this is the 50th anniversary of the ...
2019-07-17 00:32

The Latest: Blues hoist Stanley Cup as St. Louis celebrates ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup celebration in St. Louis (all times local): 3:30 p.m. St. Louis Blues players have taken turns hoisting the Stanley Cup to the cheers of a massive crowd beneath the Gateway Arch. Hundreds of thousands of...
2019-06-15 23:48

Shane Lowry celebrates British Open win with bar sing-along Shane Lowry knows how to celebrate. After sealing his first career major win at the British Open in Northern Ireland on Sunday, Lowry toasted the victory at a pub, where the Irishman engaged in a sing-along of “The Fields of Athenry.” In ...
2019-07-22 18:48

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouT...
2019-06-19 10:48

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
2019-06-28 07:48

Still fiercely-divided, Taiwan celebrates the first same-sex weddings in Asia Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Asia....
2019-05-24 03:48

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
2019-07-19 21:32

Mini Celebrates 60th Anniversary With The Production Of The 10 Millionth Car The Mini 3-door, Mini 5-door and Mini Clubman are currently being produced at the Oxford plant and upto 1 000 vehicles are manufactured there every day....
2019-08-12 19:00

Koeman celebrates good season despite loss to Portugal PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Dutch coach Ronald Koeman celebrated the Netherland’s season despite Sunday’s loss to Portugal in the Nations League final. Koeman said the 1-0 defeat against the hosts at the Estádio do Dragão shouldn’t take ...
2019-06-10 02:48

Fendi celebrates Italian summers with help of Luca Guadagnino Call Me By Your Name director made garden sketches for concept presented by maisonTwo Italian greats came together on Monday morning in Milan as the fashion house Fendi unveiled the Oscar-winning director Luca Guadagnino as the guest artist for its s...
2019-06-18 09:00

Watch: Colin Kaepernick celebrates with Warriors after sweep Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joined Golden State Warriors players in celebrating their Western Conference finals sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers....
2019-05-22 03:32

Google celebrates the arrival of summer and winter in new Doodles Google is welcoming the start of the summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and the start of the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere with new Doodles....
2019-06-21 15:32

Carondelet celebrates EMS Week, offers free CPR training Person dialing emergency number 911 on phone / Getty Images TUCSON – Ever wanted to thank first responders for their live-saving services? To recognize all of the men and women who devote themselves to saving lives and caring for patients, Carondelet...
2019-05-21 18:16

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
2019-05-24 11:16

Nepal festival celebrates end of monsoon season – in pictures The annual Infra Jatra festival, named after the god of rain and heaven, is celebrated by worshipping, singing, dancing and feasting in Kathmandu valley Continue reading......
2019-09-11 11:48

Indian Scout Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Two New Models The Indian Scout has completed 100 years since the model was first introduced, and now Indian Motorcycle has introduced two new Scout models to mark the 100th anniversary....
2019-09-04 14:48

Goodwood Festival sculpture celebrates Aston Martin Central Feature highlights British firm's World Sportscar Championship title win at the venue Aston Martin is be the subject of this year’s Central Feature at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with a sculpture celebrating the 70th anniversary of its f...
2019-07-04 23:32

Sudan celebrates end of stand-off between military leaders and opposition Sudanese citizens took to the streets of the capital, Khartoum, Friday to celebrate a power-sharing agreement that could bring an end to a weeks-long standoff between the ruling Transitional Military Council and the opposition alliance....
2019-07-05 15:00

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin said Monday that mother Meng Meng gave birth to a hand-sized pink cub at 6:54 p.m. Saturday. Accordin...
2019-09-03 07:00

Marvel celebrates 80th anniversary with massive comic Marvel Comics is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a massive issue that pays tribute to its history, and introduces a new object with implications for the superhero universe going forward...
2019-08-28 18:48

New Jim Clark Motorsport Museum celebrates racing icon We take a look inside the newly completed space that celebrates Scotland’s double F1 champion and Indy 500 winner Less than 12 months after breaking ground, the £1.65 million Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in the Scottish Borders town of Duns is finish...
2019-07-10 12:48

Boris Johnson holds talks with Irish political leaders in effort to get Northern Ireland Assembly 'up and running' Boris Johnson met political leaders in Northern Ireland today as he sought to get its assembly "up and running" to break one of the Brexit deadlocks....
2019-07-31 20:32

Curious Ceramics: Traces of Mysterious Pre-Hispanic Culture Emerge in Ecuador Archaeologists working at the pre-Hispanic site of Real Alto near the coast of Ecuador have discovered the remnants of a mysterious culture dating to the earliest stages of inhabitation in the Americas. ...
2019-07-31 20:32

UPDATE 1-Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
2019-06-10 20:32

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] a...
2019-08-12 22:16

Oxfam 'had culture of tolerating poor behaviour', sex scandal report finds Oxfam had a "culture of tolerating poor behaviour" and failed to report child abuse claims against its staff in Haiti, a damning report into the charity's sex scandal has found....
2019-06-11 21:00

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
2019-06-29 18:16

Amazon cowboys: rodeo culture rides high in Brazil – in pictures Along a forest road in the small town of Monte Negro in Rondônia state, just south of the Amazon basin, cowboys from the area’s vast cattle ranches display their talent at a rodeo. In recent years, Monte Negro has expanded as a key cattle town with a...
2019-09-10 13:16

Pope, on Madagascar visit, condemns clan culture of privilege, graft Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to live in wealth while the vast majority languish in grinding poverty....
2019-09-08 16:16

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 million for Off-White, 4.6 million for his personal...
2019-06-20 17:16

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even the Mayans. ...
2019-08-10 03:48

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
2019-08-13 04:00

Adam Gase isn’t relying on words to finally change Jets’ culture If you peeled the paint in the meeting rooms at the Jets’ training center, you could trace all of the recent attempts by Jets coaches to establish an identity and culture for the team. When you peeled back the first layer, you would find Todd Bowles’...
2019-08-06 01:32

Alternative city breaks: Utrecht, the Netherlands – restaurants, culture and nightlife Utrecht’s picturesque city centre and traditional cafe culture rub up against its exciting music and art scene – and it’s best explored by bikeUtrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands until it was overtaken by Amsterdam in the 17th cent...
2019-09-12 04:32

Vice’s planned takeover of Refinery29 may result in culture clash, layoffs If Vice Media succeeds in its planned takeover of Refinery29, some media watchers are predicting a major clash of cultures and a new round of layoffs. The two companies each command nine figures in revenue, but neither is profitable and the private e...
2019-08-01 00:32

Teen victim of Texas mass shooting straddled bi-national culture Several hundred students, teachers and relatives filled a high school athletic stadium in Texas on Monday to honor a teenager of U.S.-Mexican citizenship who was the youngest of 22 killed in a shooting rampage police suspect was driven by racism....
2019-08-07 14:48

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
2019-06-06 22:00

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
2019-06-02 23:16

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at the UNESCO agency’s World Forum on the matter, on Friday....
2019-09-14 05:48

GLOW nails the TV show’s tone as it delves deeper into wrestling culture Netflix’s GLOW returns this weekend for its third season, and after the binge is done and viewers are hungry for more of the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, they should check out IDW’s GLOW comic book. This is a TV show run by women with a predominantl...
2019-08-06 21:48

Rishard Matthews Retires From NFL, Is Happy To Leave Behind "Brainwashing And Dividing Of Culture" Wide receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Head coach Sean Payton, speaking cryptically of the breakup, said of Matthews, “it’s not for everyone,” which together with a “left squad designation” accompanying his...
2019-08-13 11:48

The culture cure: how prescription art is lifting people out of depression| Helen Russell From singing together to being read to in a library, an arts participation scheme is transforming lives in DenmarkIn a whitewashed studio in northern Denmark, 11 unemployed strangers are embarking on a hearty rendition of Yellow Submarine. Jonas Thry...
2019-07-31 18:16

Recruiting Frank Lampard could be a change of culture Chelsea need | Paul Wilson The club should take their lead from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and forge a real team ethosThe premise of Good Morning Transfers, a new Sky Sports segment that begins on Monday, is that the present transfer window is poised to be the biggest, b...
2019-06-29 21:32

Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as to condemn the forced arbitration of employees who....
2019-08-23 22:32

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the...
2019-05-26 08:48

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
2019-08-17 01:16

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male coll...
2019-07-09 01:32

New esports network VENN aims to bring 'gaming as a lens into pop culture' A new, 24/7 esports gaming network called VENN that aims to blend pop culture and gaming was announced on Tuesday, after generating $17 million in seed round funding....
2019-09-18 08:32

India, Bahrain Sign Agreements In Space Technology, Culture Exchange India and Bahrain on Saturday agreed to collaborate in the areas of space technology, solar energy and culture exchange as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held comprehensive talks with his Bahraini......
2019-08-25 03:48

The Matrix trilogy review – pop-culture juggernaut still lands a thrilling punch Keanu Reeves’ first trip down the rabbit hole is as electrifying as ever – and Carrie Anne-Moss’s charisma elevates the sequels“You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red...
2019-07-12 10:32

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight th...
2019-07-04 00:16

A love letter to Notting Hill carnival: 'It keeps our culture alive’ – video Notting Hill carnival, held every summer in west London, is the biggest street party in Europe. Coverage of the event often focuses on negative stories and misses the celebration of the community and culture that makes the Carnival so important for L...
2019-08-20 12:48

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
2019-06-04 21:16

Russell Tovey on Years and Years, podcasting and having children After a standout role in this year's smash TV drama Years and Years, there's no stopping Russell Tovey. The actor talks to Nick Curtis about his bright future — and his plans to have 10 children...
2019-08-23 08:00

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future d...
2019-06-27 20:00

Antonio Brown celebrates Raiders release in surreal new video If the Patriots don’t work out, maybe Antonio Brown should give Hollywood his best shot. For the second time in as many days, the seven-time Pro Bowler posted a video to YouTube, with Saturday’s 49-second bit purportedly featuring the moment Brown fo...
2019-09-08 03:16

Kim Jong Un celebrates test of North Korea’s new missile system Kim Jong Un was all smiles after North Korea test-fired a new weapon. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency said Kim expressed “great satisfaction” over his military’s “mysterious and amazing success rates” in recent testing activity and vowed to bu...
2019-08-17 23:16

B.J. Novak Celebrates His 40th Birthday With The Office Mini-Reunion Happy birthday, B.J. Novak! The actor turned 40 years old on Wednesday and celebrated the major milestone with a few of his former castmates from The Office. "What a......
2019-08-01 17:32

Peru celebrates Inca sun festival: Inti Raymi – in pictures In Cusco, a re-enactment of the Inca festival of the sun attracts thousands of tourists at the end of June, closing a month of religious and cultural festivities Continue reading......
2019-06-28 12:16

‘The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Chickpeas.’ Google Celebrates Falafel With a Doodle Tuesday’s Google Doodle features a short animation of three falafel balls jumping into an open pita filled with hummus, tomato, and cucumber. As Google itself put it, falafel is “the best thing that ever happened to chickpeas – with...
2019-06-19 06:32

Amsterdam Canal Pride parade celebrates Stonewall anniversary One of Europe's biggest annual Gay Pride parades kicked off on the canals of Amsterdam on Saturday, with over 500,000 visitors from around the world expected to cheer on 80 boats representing a wide variety of organizations from the LGBTI+ community....
2019-08-03 19:32

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Tyson Fury...
2019-05-21 15:48

Blue, white and red Paris celebrates women's World Cup kick off It was all bleu, blanc and rouge in western Paris as a packed Parc des Princes celebrated the women's World Cup kick off in enthusiastic fashion with hosts France playing South Korea in the opening game on Friday....
2019-06-08 00:32

Arizona Department of Public Safety celebrates 50-year anniversary TUCSON – From stopping bad drivers to locating lost people, Arizona Department of Public Safety has been keeping Arizona safe for five decades. In celebration of their 50-year anniversary, the department held several special events across the s...
2019-07-02 06:32

90-year-old inventor of the ATM celebrates its 50th birthday, admits wife has never used one It was a cool Friday afternoon in 1968 and businessman Donald Wetzel needed money to travel before the end of the weekend. The then-40-year-old examined the long line snaking through the bank and out the door, the clock was etching close to 5 o’clock...
2019-08-31 00:32

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to cheer on rowers paddling furiously to the beat, trying achieve victory in boat races that mark a beloved ...
2019-06-07 11:48

Pope celebrates Madagascar's 'living saint', champion of the poor Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated a former student of his who is now sometimes called Madagascar's "living saint" for having changed the lives of thousands of poor people who once lived in garbage dumps....
2019-09-08 19:16

Lindsay Lohan Celebrates Her 33rd Birthday With a Naked Selfie Happy birthday, Lindsay Lohan! The actress turned 33 years old on Tuesday. To ring in the new year, the Mean Girls star took to Instagram and posted a picture of herself in her......
2019-07-02 16:00

Berlin celebrates birth of Germany's first giant panda cubs Germany's first giant panda cubs have been born and their mother, Meng Meng, is doing a wonderful job looking after the pink twins who bear no resemblance to their black and white furry parents, Berlin Zoo announced on Monday....
2019-09-02 12:48

Scaramucci celebrates hedge funds in Vegas at SALT with less glitz After a one-year pause, the hedge fund industry schmooze fest organized by Anthony Scaramucci, the investment manager who briefly served as President Donald Trump's communications director, returned......
2019-05-21 17:48

Britain's beaming Prince George celebrates sixth birthday Britain's Prince George turned six on Monday with his parents releasing pictures of their grinning eldest son wearing an England soccer shirt to mark the occasion....
2019-07-23 01:01

1619 celebrates Black music while unpacking its history of being appropriated The 1619 Project from The New York Times launched in August, a major initiative covering the legacy of slavery in the United States that includes a powerful series of essays, reported work, and poetry on race, slavery, and the ongoing ripple effects ...
2019-09-16 21:16