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UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’

Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had reportedly come in for critici...

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’

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Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more international support, “lots of time and lots of hard work,” the top United Nations official in the count...
2019-05-22 01:48

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Special Envoy to the country told the Security Council on Monday, warning however that war s...
2019-05-21 14:38

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threatening “regional security and integration”, a senior UN official warned the Security Council on Tuesd...
2019-06-05 03:16

Yemen president slams U.N. envoy's handling of war in letter to secretary-general Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi criticized the U.N.'s special envoy to the country in a sharply-worded letter to the U.N. chief, describing him as legitimizing Houthi rebels his Saudi-backed coalition is locked in a four-year war with....
2019-05-25 02:32

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 20:48

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU's special envoy for Venezuela The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc's special envoy for Venezuela....
2019-05-28 13:48

Seasoned diplomat appointed EU’s special envoy for Venezuela MADRID (AP) — The European Union says it has appointed former Uruguayan foreign minister and seasoned diplomat Enrique Iglesias as the bloc’s special envoy for Venezuela. Iglesias has been the head of the Inter-American Development Bank and SEG...
2019-05-28 14:32

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
2019-06-14 01:48

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
2019-06-07 19:48

UN Security Council to discuss Sudan’s military crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is set to discuss Sudan after its ruling military conducted a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protesters. The United Kingdom and Germany requested the closed-door session, set for Tuesday afternoon. ...
2019-06-04 10:00

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violen...
2019-05-22 19:32

Read the Full Transcript of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Public Statement Special Counsel Robert Mueller spoke out publicly for the first — and possibly only — time since his 2017 appointment Wednesday morning to make a statement on his findings in the investigation into 2016 presidential election interference....
2019-05-29 20:00

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
2019-06-04 08:00

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:16

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says ...
2019-06-15 02:16

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine’s newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country. Speaking Thursday before traveling to Kiev with his ...
2019-05-30 10:48

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
2019-06-06 21:00

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft w...
2019-05-21 16:32

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more “unnecessary suffering and destruction for the Afghan people”....
2019-05-21 17:48

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
2019-05-21 14:32

Do you have to file for Social Security at full retirement age? Many people don't even know their full retirement age for Social Security purposes. Here's what that number means and what the rules around it entail.       ...
2019-06-16 21:48

Read Robert Mueller's full public remarks on the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation The special counsel gave his first-ever public remarks Wednesday on his two-year investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election....
2019-05-30 03:48

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, stating that “our cooperation with the League of Arab States is pivotal”. ...
2019-06-13 23:16

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the smallest nation ever to secure a seat. Also elected were Estonia, Niger, Tunisia, Viet Nam...
2019-06-07 23:48

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military, against a backdrop of worsening violence and insecurity across the country....
2019-06-14 20:16

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
2019-05-21 14:32

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing them as “central to sustainable solutions” to challe...
2019-05-21 17:48

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
2019-06-07 22:16

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, where on Saturday she appealed for more leader...
2019-06-10 18:32

Ferry capsizes near Mosul, UN chief offers solidarity, support ‘as needed’  As many Iraqis across the country celebrated Norwuz, the first day of spring, a passenger ferry in the Tigris River capsized on Thursday, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to offer the United Nations’ support “as needed”. ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
2019-05-28 19:00

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
2019-05-21 18:32

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
2019-05-23 22:16

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
2019-05-21 14:38

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face of the unilateral move by the United States to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over them....
2019-05-21 14:38

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
2019-05-21 16:32

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in armed conflict. The aim is to encourage countries to fulfil their obligations, take action to step up p...
2019-06-11 21:00

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a...
2019-05-21 15:16

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans d...
2019-06-16 03:00

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
2019-06-12 22:16

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

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
2019-05-21 15:16

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human ...
2019-06-08 02:48

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any unilateral steps” that could undermine efforts to demilitarize the eastern conflict zone....
2019-05-21 17:16

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
2019-05-21 16:00

Indian streaming giant broke Safari support to deal with security hole Websites tend to drop support for a particular browser due to obsolescence or just a lack of functionality, but India's biggest streaming service apparently had another reason: a piracy-friendly security hole. TechCrunch sources understand that ...
2019-06-10 21:16

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware itself is a big disappointment....
2019-06-12 13:32

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media Cell said in a statement early on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 03:16

Amazon home security systems: the Blink home security camera gets a price cut Secure your home and snag a killer with the best-selling Blink Indoor Home Security System at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the two-camera kit on sale for $111.99. That's a $28 discount and the best price we've seen for the top-ra...
2019-06-13 23:48

CNN exposes systematic abuse of aid in Yemen Tens of thousands of people are going hungry in Houthi-controlled Yemen as desperately needed food aid is diverted away from them, a CNN investigation finds....
2019-05-22 00:16

UN threatens to suspend food aid in Yemen after CNN investigation The United Nations is threatening to suspend aid that helps thousands of destitute Yemenis following a CNN investigation that exposed the theft or "diversion" of food aid by Houthi rebels....
2019-05-22 00:16

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
2019-05-21 14:48

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
2019-05-23 09:32

Cholera surge stalks Yemen's hungry and displaced In the last two weeks Dr Asmahan Ahmed has seen a surge in suspected cholera cases arriving at her health center in Abs, a small, Houthi-held town in northwest Yemen....
2019-06-11 19:00

No Houthi military in three key Yemen ports for past month: U.N. A U.N. mission monitoring a peace deal between warring parties in Yemen's Hodeidah region said on Wednesday it had not detected any Houthi military forces in three key ports since the group withdrew a month ago....
2019-06-13 01:16

Saudi Warplanes, Most Made in America, Still Bomb Civilians in Yemen U.S. efforts to reduce civilian casualties have failed to stop allied warplanes with the Saudi coalition from bombing homes and killing families in Yemen....
2019-05-23 09:32

Yemen: Houthi drone 'hits Saudi arms depot' Iran-aligned Houthi rebels say they have flown a bomb-laden drone into an airport with a military base in Saudi Arabia. This comes amid a recent spike in tensions between the regional rivals....
2019-05-21 20:48

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked Saudi's Najran airport by drone Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement on Thursday launched a drone attack on a Patriot missile battery in the airport of the Saudi city of Najran near the Yemeni border, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 19:00

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, adding the installations were out of service....
2019-06-16 08:32

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace initiative in the main port city of Hodeidah, two ministry sources said on Monday....
2019-06-10 18:32

Yemen’s Houthi rebels launch attack drones into Saudi Arabia DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched at least two drones targeting a southwest Saudi city that’s home to an air base. The Houthis’ Al-Masirah satellite news channel reported early Tuesday the rebels...
2019-06-11 07:00

'Blood antiquities' looted from war-torn Yemen bring in $1 million at auction At least 100 artifacts from Yemen have been successfully sold at auction for an estimated $1 million in the U.S., Europe and the United Arab Emirates since 2011, according to a Live Science investigation into the country's so-called "blood antiquitie...
2019-06-07 00:01

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a ...
2019-06-12 02:48

Yemen's Houthis, in tit-for-tat, launch fresh attacks against Saudi Abha airport Yemen's Houthi group carried out new drone strikes on a Saudi airport on Friday after a series of air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition against the capital Sanaa, residents and both sides of Yemen's war said....
2019-06-14 06:32

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
2019-05-21 14:38

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi's Jizan airport by drone: Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 10:48

Germany, UAE renew business ties, gloss over arms exports, Yemen war Germany and the United Arab Emirates have extended their multibillion-euro partnership during a meeting in Berlin. Opposition Greens decried the UAE's role in the Yemen and Libya conflicts, and Sudan's turmoil....
2019-06-13 01:16

Yemen's Houthis strike Saudi airport, coalition vows to retaliate The Saudi-led military coalition vowed to respond firmly to a missile attack by Yemeni Houthi forces on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday that wounded 26 people....
2019-06-13 01:16

Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Abha Airport with drones: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said early on Friday that it carried out drone attacks on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV reported....
2019-06-14 06:32

U.S. blames Iran for helping Houthi rebels shoot down drone in Yemen Houthi rebels in Yemen recently shot down a U.S. government-operated drone with assistance from Iran, the U.S. military said in a statement on Sunday....
2019-06-16 18:16

Yemen's Houthis Launch Drone Strike On Saudi's Jizan Airport: Report Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone strike on military hangars in Saudi Arabia's Jizan airport near the Yemeni border, the group's Masirah TV reported on Sunday....
2019-05-26 16:48

Hunger in Yemen: WFP considers aid suspension in face of repeated interference by some Houthi leaders The UN emergency food relief agency said on Monday that without full access and “freedom to decide” who receives lifesaving aid, in Houthi rebel-controlled areas of Yemen, it could be forced to implement a “phased suspension”....
2019-05-21 14:38

Houthi leader says drone attacks a response to spurned Yemen peace moves A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what he called the Saudi-led coalition's spurning of "peace initiatives" by his group....
2019-05-26 21:16

Yemen's Houthis launch new attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport: Al Masirah TV Yemen's Houthi movement launched a new drone attack targeting the Abha regional airport in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Monday....
2019-06-17 04:32

Yemen war ‘a test of our humanity’, and we’re ‘badly failing’ warns UN Children’s Fund chief “Fifteen million children in Yemen are asking you to save their lives” the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) told the 15 members of the Security Council on Wednesday, in an impassioned plea for action to end four years of fighting which has lef...
2019-05-21 14:38

Yemen: maternal and newborn health ‘on the brink of total collapse’, UNICEF alerts After more than four years of grinding conflict in Yemen, healthcare for mothers and their babies is “on the brink of collapse”, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday, in a report that highlights the difficulties of childbirth and parentin...
2019-06-15 00:16

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
2019-05-21 14:38

Yemen's Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi-led coalition military parade in Aden Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a drone attack on a military parade for Saudi-led coalition forces in the port city of Aden, the group's Al Masirah TV said early on Monday....
2019-06-03 03:48

Yemen update: UNICEF chief condemns attack in Taiz that claims lives of seven children Nowhere is safe in Yemen, the head of the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF said, after an attack in the city of Taiz claimed the lives of 12 civilians, including seven youngsters – the latest victims of the country’s more than four-year war. ...
2019-05-27 17:00

UN monitoring team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces from crucial port zones The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Houthi forces, from port zones in the country that are crucial to the flow of humanitarian aid, describi...
2019-05-21 14:38

Deadly Yemen airstrikes that claim children’s lives in capital Sana’a, strongly condemned by UN Thursday’s airstrikes on Yemen’s capital Sana’a that reportedly killed five children and injured dozens more, have been strongly condemned by UN agencies, which have warned of the “brutal toll” on civilians of more than four years of conflict....
2019-05-21 14:32

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country’s envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeera said Sudanese authorities shut down its Khartoum bureau. Saturday’s ...
2019-06-01 17:16

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
2019-05-31 13:32

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war"....
2019-05-22 15:32

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates over the next two weeks as part of an effort to help end the long-running war. In Kabul, the State De...
2019-06-01 17:16

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights of detainees in Lebanon and people affected by lep...
2019-05-21 15:00

Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest. The post Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airpor...
2019-06-12 12:16

US envoy launches new push on Afghan talks with Taliban ISLAMABAD (AP) — Renewed efforts are underway to jumpstart stalled peace talks with the Taliban as a U.S. envoy is in Kabul and Pakistani and Afghan officials are meeting in Islamabad. U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says he’s holding meetings with...
2019-06-10 09:00

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
2019-05-22 04:32

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries that were fueling the conflict with weapons....
2019-05-22 01:00

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill their commitments after the United States pulled out, the Fars news agency reported on Thursday....
2019-05-23 19:00

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said "education training centers" were helping to stamp out extremism and give people new skills....
2019-06-13 19:16

US Envoy Calls For Beijing 'Dialogue' With Dalai Lama The US ambassador to China has called on Beijing to open a "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama in remarks made this week during a rare visit to Tibet, his embassy said Saturday....
2019-05-25 21:48

UN envoy warns Libya is on verge of descending to civil war The U.N. envoy for Libya is warning that the oil-rich nation "is on the verge of descending into a civil war" that could divide the country and imperil the security of its neighbors and the wider Mediterranean region....
2019-05-22 00:16

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for "wide-based international support" to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country....
2019-05-22 06:16

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as an opposition alliance said it was suspending its campaign of civil disobedience and strikes....
2019-06-12 00:48

UN envoy attacks lack of 'moral motivation' to end Libyan war Ghassan Salamé, UN special envoy for Libya, says country is viewed as a prizeThe international community lacks the moral motivation to end the Libyan civil war and largely views the country as a prize to be captured, the UN’s special envoy for Libya ...
2019-05-22 22:00

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his envoy to the UK....
2019-05-21 20:48

India Not Buying Oil From Iran After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with......
2019-05-25 01:32

Venezuelan envoy lashes back after US walkout from UN body Venezuela’s ambassador has mocked as “ridiculous” a U.S. walkout from his chairmanship of the top U.N. disarmament body, launching barbs at President Donald Trump and laughing as he claimed a David-over-Goliath diplomatic victory over the U.S....
2019-05-28 20:16

US Envoy Congratulates S Jaishankar On Appointment As Foreign Minister The US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Juster, has congratulated Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on taking over as India's External Affairs Minister. A former career diplomat, S Jaishankar has previously served......
2019-06-02 14:48

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official Students News Agency ISNA reported....
2019-06-15 21:16

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's power structure....
2019-06-03 09:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war intensifies; “global measles crisis” underway....
2019-05-21 14:32

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chief’s climate action trip to Tuvalu; and Vesak Day....
2019-05-21 15:00

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medi...
2019-05-21 14:38

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
2019-06-13 12:48

China Appoints Veteran Diplomat Sun Weidong As New Envoy To India China has appointed veteran diplomat Sun Weidong, an expert in South Asian affairs and worked closely with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during his tenure as Ambassador in Beijing, as its new......
2019-06-12 12:16

Guests At Indian Envoy's Iftar Party "Turned Away" By Pak Officials Guests invited to an Iftar party hosted by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad were intimidated and "aggressively" turned away from the venue by Pakistani officials on Saturday evening, a top......
2019-06-02 06:48

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, state media KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's pow...
2019-06-03 03:48

India Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington has said, becoming the latest country to comply with......
2019-05-24 10:48

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
2019-05-24 00:32

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
2019-05-21 20:48

Reached Consensus With India To Break Up And Down Circle: Chinese Envoy China and India have made a lot of progress in building trade ties in the last 14 years but there is still scope for improvement, outgoing Chinese envoy Luo Zhaohui said....
2019-05-22 10:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighboring country....
2019-06-05 02:32

China Rejects US Envoy's Call For Talks With Dalai Lama China on Tuesday rejected US Ambassador Terry Branstad's call to Beijing to engage in "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama, saying it was firmly opposed to "foreign interference" in Tibet and......
2019-05-28 16:32

U.S. envoy, in interview, does not rule out Israeli annexation in West Bank The U.S. ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land that the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times published on Saturday....
2019-06-08 20:32

China Summons US Envoy To Complain About Hong Kong Remarks China summoned a senior US diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about US comments on Hong Kong, after proposed US legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of......
2019-06-14 22:00

Supposedly executed former North Korean nuclear envoy is alive: CNN North Korea's nuclear envoy, who a South Korean newspaper said last week had been executed, is alive but in custody and under investigation for his role in a failed summit with the United States, CNN reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:16

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed caliphate, a key U.S. diplomat said Wednesday....
2019-05-23 06:16

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers....
2019-06-17 16:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
2019-05-21 15:00

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
2019-06-13 16:32

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
2019-05-31 11:32

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
2019-05-31 11:48

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
2019-05-23 12:16

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures – report South Korean paper claims Kim Hyok-chol has been killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labourNorth Korea’s special envoy to the US, who was credited with paving the way for nuclear talks with Washington, has reportedly been e...
2019-05-31 04:32

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said the UN Special Envoy for the war-torn country on Tuesday, stressing that Syria “contains many threats f...
2019-05-21 14:38

"High-Level" Meeting, Engagements Planned For PM Modi-Xi Jinping: Envoy India and China will have several ministerial-level engagements this year, including a foreign ministers' meeting, to prepare the ground for the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra......
2019-05-27 22:00

US envoy disputes Trump claim that Russian military have left Venezuela Elliott Abrams says Russians ‘have not abandoned’ Nicolas Maduro despite US president’s tweetThe US special envoy for Venezuela has said that Moscow has “not abandoned” the regime of Nicolás Maduro and that the Russian presence in the South American ...
2019-06-06 22:32

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide later whether to accept them....
2019-06-01 01:16

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
2019-06-03 06:16

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

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
2019-05-30 00:16

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of his new role as special envoy for the Great Barrier ...
2019-05-28 01:00

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ended in failure....
2019-05-31 07:16

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency...
2019-05-23 08:00

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-12 23:16

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
2019-05-21 15:16

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim H...
2019-05-31 10:32

‘Maintain calm’ and ‘exercise patience’ UN envoy urges, as Nigeria heads to polls As Nigerians get ready to head to the polls on Saturday, the Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), described the pre-election period as “largely, peaceful and participatory”, and called for that spirit to prevail through elect...
2019-05-21 14:32

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
2019-05-31 15:48

US envoy decries lack of response from Islamic world to China's attacks on Uighurs Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt have been silent in the face of the mass incarceration of Muslims in XinjiangThe US envoy on religious liberty has said he is “disappointed” at the response of governments in the Islamic world to China...
2019-06-11 04:16

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
2019-05-26 18:00

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
2019-05-28 17:48

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
2019-05-30 02:48

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men ...
2019-06-14 21:48

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions....
2019-06-15 11:48

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
2019-06-15 03:48

UAE communicating with Sudanese opposition and military council: minister The United Arab Emirates is continuing its communications with the Sudanese opposition and the ruling military council, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday in a tweet....
2019-06-11 20:48

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
2019-06-02 15:48

First Meet Of Council Of Ministers Of New Government To Be Held Tomorrow The first meeting of the new council of ministers will be held on Wednesday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to outline the roadmap of his government, sources said Tuesday....
2019-06-11 12:32

Sudan says military council suspends decree on UN sites A Sudanese diplomat says the transitional military council has suspended implementation of a decree demanding that the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur hand over its premises as part of its withdrawal...
2019-06-15 09:32

Couture Council to honor Louboutin and his red-soled shoes NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Christian Louboutin and his famous towering, red-soled shoes are being awarded a prestigious fashion honor. The French designer will be the next honoree of the Couture Council of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technol...
2019-05-29 15:48

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
2019-06-11 21:00

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purcha...
2019-06-10 05:00

Paducah Council Amends Anti-Discrimination Ordinance PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials have approved an amendment to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports the council voted 4-1 on Tuesday to approve an amendment for a January 2018 ordinance that adde...
2019-05-30 13:00

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move int...
2019-05-30 13:32

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
2019-05-30 22:48

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
2019-05-28 00:48

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
2019-06-11 20:16

UN food agency accuses Yemen’s Houthis of diverting food aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. food agency is accusing Yemen’s Houthi rebels of diverting food from the war-torn country’s hungriest people and is threatening to suspend food aid unless they immediately implement registration and monitori...
2019-06-17 19:16

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two dec...
2019-05-21 15:00

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
2019-05-21 14:32

County Government Council Meetings To Discuss E-Scooter Ordinance LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)–E-scooters are a topic of conversation at Lexington-Fayette Urban County  Government Council meeting. To help traffic congestion, electric scooters are being used in cities across the country, but cities like Nashville a...
2019-06-07 00:32

Paducah council weighing religious liberty, civil rights PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Paducah officials are debating possible amendments to an anti-discrimination ordinance to protect religious liberty. The Paducah Sun reports , the ordinance that passed in January 2018 added protections for residents who encounter...
2019-05-24 17:00

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learne...
2019-06-10 07:16

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim fil...
2019-05-23 03:16

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
2019-05-30 23:00

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” sa...
2019-06-13 02:32

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whet...
2019-05-31 00:32

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marric...
2019-06-06 20:48

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his w...
2019-05-21 19:01

UP Bar Council Chief Shot Dead In Agra Court 2 Days After Her Election Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Yadav was shot dead by a fellow-advocate while she was attending an event on the Agra district court premises today, two days after she was elected to the......
2019-06-12 18:16

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
2019-06-06 10:48

Head of Sudan's military council meets Abu Dhabi crown prince The head of Sudan's military council met Abu Dhabi's crown prince on Sunday, who expressed the United Arab Emirates' support for Sudan as it navigates a transition after the ouster of Omar al-Bashir, Emirates news agency (WAM) reported....
2019-05-26 21:48

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
2019-06-05 22:16

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
2019-06-04 17:32

Perth council facial recognition trial greeted with concern and scepticism Residents ‘in disbelief’ at alleged lack of consultation over installation of facial recognition technology in East Perth cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across Eas...
2019-06-12 05:48

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemeter...
2019-05-31 10:16

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
2019-06-04 00:16

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
2019-06-14 04:00

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget B...
2019-05-23 07:16

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and stability” in the last 20 years, resulting in a region that is now “largely peaceful”....
2019-05-21 16:00

|Full-blowntradewarquicklyshiftingfromrisktobaseline After months of predicting a trade deal between the world’s two largest economies, economists at some of the biggest financial institutions are growing increasingly pessimistic....
2019-05-23 14:48

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
2019-05-30 04:01

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
2019-05-24 04:16

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
2019-06-01 02:16

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
2019-06-14 00:48

Taika Waititi and the What We Do In The Shadows team on uniting the star-studded vampire council Earlier this season on What We Do In The Shadows, bumbling vampire roommates Nandor, Nadja, and Laszlo were summoned by the Vampiric Council, an ancient and star-studded tribunal led by famous vampires Tilda Swinton, Evan Rachel Wood, Wesley Snipes, ...
2019-05-30 21:48

|MarketsLIVE:Full-blowntradewarquicklyshiftingfromrisktobaseline After months of predicting a trade deal between the world’s two largest economies, economists at some of the biggest financial institutions are growing increasingly pessimistic....
2019-05-23 14:48

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen ...
2019-05-31 10:16

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare Essence, and later acts like E.U., Backyard Band,...
2019-06-07 03:00

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
2019-05-22 20:32

How to See Libraries' Special Collections “It’s like a museum but with no people, and where you have to do all the work.” Developer and internet artist Darius Kazemi (you might know him from his Twitter bots) has a truly nerdy travel habit: he likes to visit libraries near his hotel and brow...
2019-06-12 01:00

The future of the RMB: special focus Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s gro...
2019-05-21 15:32

Experience: I’m a full-time cat sitter I’ve looked after 30 cats, saved £10,000 on rent, and it has helped my social anxietyI was living in a 15-person hostel dorm in early 2017 when I decided to start cat sitting. Since moving to London after graduating five years earlier, I had tried va...
2019-05-24 16:32

There's Nothing Quite Like Draymond Green At Full Speed Draymond Green’s curse (well, other than the invisible backpack) is that no matter how good he gets at basketball, the most immediately and undeniably impressive basketball feats, the truly unmistakable displays of superhuman ability, will never be a...
2019-06-11 23:01

Get a Full Workout In Any Space With The BodyBoss 2.0 We don’t all have an extra room in our homes to use as a gym, but the BodyBoss 2.0 is a flexible, resistance band-based system that can simulate almost any gym workout in even a tiny apartment. It raised over $1,000,000 through crowdfunding, and now,...
2019-05-29 14:48

The best full-frame DSLRs available in India There was a time when full-frame DLSRs were a luxury item limited to professional photographers. A shift occurred when economies of scale kicked in and the costs of production began to fall, bringing lower priced models in to the market. This paved t...
2019-06-12 14:48

Why China Is Full of American Cars My plane had only touched down an hour or two earlier and I was quick to get out of my hotel—to find some breakfast, to see the city and to see all of the interesting Chinese cars that I’d only ever read about. And just as I rounded a corner, there t...
2019-05-24 07:48

What Other Classic Car Deserves a Full Reproduction? Earlier today, we told y’all about how two British companies are teaming up to reproduce a Mk II Ford Escort the way it should be—rally-ready and relatively affordable. And it got us thinking here at Jalopnik: which cars do you think most deserve a r...
2019-06-13 03:48

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
2019-05-21 17:48

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juvenile sat in the back seat, police said....
2019-06-07 12:16

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest del...
2019-06-13 10:32

Ethiopian leader Abiy arrives in Sudan to meet head of ruling military council in mediation bid Ethiopia's prime minister arrived in Khartoum on Friday to meet the chief of Sudan's ruling military council in a bid to mediate in the political crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
2019-06-07 11:48

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
2019-06-12 17:00

Play of the Day: Tantrums and meltdowns special "Eurosport favourites Alex Corretja and Barbara Schett give their entertaining verdicts on the best of the tantrums and meltdowns at the 2019 French Open."...
2019-06-08 22:48

Matt Prior: Where the ordinary is truly special If you head down to any classic car show this summer, make it this one - you won't find another like it I've said it before and I’ll say it again: the Festival of the Unexceptional is the country’s most important classic car show. It’s a ‘concours d...
2019-05-31 03:32

This is the best detail of the Citroën BX 4TC homologation special. This is the best detail of the Citroën BX 4TC homologation special. The rear door handle is still in the standard position, they just made a cut out in the rear fender flare so it remains functional. This car was voted Raddest In Show at Radwood New ...
2019-06-10 00:16

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the surveillance state!...
2019-05-21 23:32

Boeing awarded $30.7M for MH-47G components for U.S. special ops Boeing Co. received a $30.7 million order for Chinook helicopter components for the Army's Special Operations Command, the second contract in as many days meant to satisfy urgent needs to meet operational demands....
2019-06-14 22:00

Warriors know this is something special, uncertainty ahead Warriors realize this team of stars won't stick together forever, are determined to bring home a third consecutive championship to further cement title run as one of the best ever        ...
2019-05-24 23:01

Bar offers free shot for every USA goal - they won 13-0 The number 13 can be unlucky for some and that was definitely the case for a bar in Miami which offered a free shot to customers each time the United States women's team scored in the World Cup....
2019-06-13 12:32

BLU G9 launched in the US, offers killer features for less than $150 In case you're wondering how much bang for the buck you can get out of an Android smartphone, the answer is quite a lot if you're buying a BLU phone. Obviously, there's no perfect brand when it comes to smartphones, but in the entry-level range there...
2019-05-23 03:32

Du offers new roaming bundle for summer UAE-based telecom operator du is offering roaming bundle for travelers valid for seven days. The summer bundle features unlimited calling and 2.5GB of data to 174 destinations - all from their own UAE number.Priced at AED 300 (per week) this latest a...
2019-05-30 17:00

Thomas Cook Offers a One-Day Holiday in the Sun Fosun’s possible interest in the British travel company’s tour operator is a rare piece of good news for investors. But storm clouds are still on the horizon....
2019-06-10 14:32

TFD offers car seat safety classes TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department will be giving over 100 car seats during their Car Seat Safety Class this summer. The department received a $15,000 Car Seat Safety grant in 2018 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The seats are for children ...
2019-06-07 10:16

Who Gets What: Cabinet Portfolios Announced. Full List Here Prime Minister Narendra Modi has picked his closest aide Amit Shah as Home Minister in the new government. Rajnath Singh will be Defence Minister and Nitin Gadkari will be Minister of Road Transport......
2019-05-31 13:16

My Switch Is Full Of Screenshots My Friends Took By Accident The Nintendo Switch is a terrific machine for playing video games with friends, for reasons that at this point have been expressed ad nauseam: It’s ridiculously versatile, portable, and not too intimidating. Cliche as they are, those reasons are also...
2019-06-03 23:48

Pokémon goes full-on fitness with new sleep tracker The Pokémon Company yesterday revealed it’d be releasing a new batch of software starring everyone’s favorite pocket monsters, including an app that turns your sleep into a game. No, that’s not a joke. The company revealed the new batch of hardware a...
2019-05-30 05:32

'Beat Saber' VR finally gets a full release on PC When Beat Saber became available for the Oculus Quest on Day 1, it also left early access and entered stable release. For some of you, that might not mean anything at all: Its creator, Beat Games, says it's just a formality and that it released ...
2019-05-22 16:00

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. Afte...
2019-06-09 08:48

The Eyes In Days Gone Look Good Because They’re Full Of Tears On Wednesday afternoon, Days Gone developer Bend Studios held a Reddit Ask Me Anything. The team’s responses provided a brief but in-depth look at some of the more technical work that went into making Days Gone, including their rendering of eyes—some...
2019-05-23 20:00

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to NATO's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
2019-05-21 20:48

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
2019-06-12 11:00

"God, Don't Give Them Beyond 250": Jagan Reddy's Special Prayer For BJP The YSR Congress has been elected to power in the Andhra Assembly with a massive mandate of 151 from 175 seats, virtually decimating Chandrababu Naidu's Telugu Desam Party. ......
2019-05-26 19:32

Yankees displaying all the signs of a special team Will the Yankees ever get tired of winning? How can such a screwed-up season feel like such a special one? Another test arrived at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, and once again, the Yankees aced it. A 4-1 victory over the rival Red Sox opened this w...
2019-06-01 10:00

Boeing to deliver 7 MH-47G Chinooks for U.S. special ops in $194.2M deal Citing increased needs, U.S. Special Operations Forces will receive seven additional MH-47G Chinook helicopters from Boeing at a cost of $194.2 million....
2019-06-13 18:16

Special Birthday Celebration For Kenneth Howard FLOYD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The disappearance of Kenneth Howard captured national attention. Search teams from across the state came to Floyd County to help find the toddler, and after three days, they succeeded. Kenneth was found alive, and s...
2019-06-09 03:32

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and change. We look at how private banking has evolved, and...
2019-05-21 16:48

Russell Wilson: Seahawks WR D.K. Metcalf 'looking really special' Rookie D.K. Metcalf might have slipped in the 2019 NFL Draft, but Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says the wide receiver has "looked really, really special" during off-season workouts....
2019-06-14 06:32

Niki Lauda: A remarkable man. A very special person Maurice Hamilton looks back on an interview with Niki Lauda in which the three-time world champion opened up about his biggest triumph and greatest despair....
2019-05-21 21:16

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
2019-05-21 20:48

Lauda to be honored with special tributes at Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — Special tributes will be held in memory of Formula One great Niki Lauda at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. The three-time champion died on Monday at the age of 70 , less than one year after undergoing a lung transplant. The Austrian dr...
2019-05-24 19:48

Wondering at the ‘Special Universe’ of Gay Life in All Its Diversity In “Out of the Shadows,” Walt Odets looks at the trauma and shame that still plague gay men, and argues for more self-actualized and authentic lives....
2019-05-31 12:16

Bernardo Silva: ‘It will be special to play against England’ "Portugal’s Bernardo Silva is relishing the possibility of playing England at the UEFA Nations League – but insists he is only focused on the semi-final against Switzerland."...
2019-06-05 15:32

Northam announces special session on gun control Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced that he'll recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in the coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control legislation to prevent killings, like Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach. (June 4)  &...
2019-06-04 21:32

'Every day brings a new massacre': Eid offers no respite for Idlib War-weary citizens mark end of Ramadan as Assad regime continues to bombard provinceSara Akhtib loves her new Eid outfit. It was made by her mother: a flowing gold and black dress embroidered with black flowers on the hem.Like the rest of Syria’s reb...
2019-06-04 18:32

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohamm...
2019-05-26 14:16

Tata Sky Offers 4 New Broadcaster Packs Starting at Rs. 49 Tata Sky has introduced four new packs– the Star Bengali Value A pack, the Star Bengali Value B pack, the Star Bengali Premium A pack, and the Star Bengali Premium B pack....
2019-05-21 17:16

Anisimova offers thrilling glimpse of the future Roland Garros got a thrilling glimpse of the future of women’s tennis on Thursday when free-hitting teenager Amanda Anisimova romped into the French Open semi-finals, demolishing champion Simona Halep for the loss of only six games....
2019-06-06 18:48

How old are your organs? New study offers complicated answers Your age is something that you’re not likely to ever forget, but how long you’ve been alive doesn’t necessarily reflect the true age of certain parts of your body. Our bodies regularly recycle cells and produce new ones, but certain...
2019-06-08 09:32

IndiGo Announces New Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 2,499 IndiGo's latest announcement comes at a time when full-service carrier Jet Airways has suspended its operations temporarily, leading to additional demand for flights in the country's civil aviation......
2019-05-25 21:16

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a temporary customs union in her last attempt to get a Br...
2019-05-21 20:32

Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features available through (relatively) distraction-free voice c...
2019-06-10 21:16

KKR offers 40% premium to buy out Axel Springer minorities Funds controlled by U.S. private equity investor KKR on Wednesday offered 63 euros a share to buy out minority shareholders in Axel Springer in a deal agreed with the German publisher's main shareholders....
2019-06-12 09:48

The best Sky TV deals, packages and Sky Q offers in June 2019 Every week we take a look at the latest Sky TV deals, packages and special offers to make sure that you're getting the very best prices when you decide to sign up! So if you're trying to decide which Sky TV offer is for you, what a Sky Q bo...
2019-06-01 23:48

#SpeakingInDance: Gillian Walsh Offers Serenity Now “It’s really slow and there’s a lot of stillness because stillness is basically my one true love,” Ms. Walsh says of this excerpt from “Fame Notions.”...
2019-05-21 14:32

The Latest: Trump offers condolences after shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Virginia Beach (all times local): 10:55 a.m. President Donald Trump says he’s spoken to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and city officials in Virginia Beach after a shooting at a municipal bu...
2019-06-01 17:16

U.K.’s EE will launch 5G on May 30 as Australia’s Telstra offers free 5G Commercial 5G services will commence by month's end in both the United Kingdom and Australia, thanks to announcements from the countries' top carriers.Read More...
2019-05-23 02:01

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
2019-05-22 03:32

Clinton offers rare glimpse into her home The Clintons may have left a certain Washington address almost 20 years ago, but -- unlike most of their presidential predecessors -- the family has kept a home in the US capital since leaving the White House....
2019-06-04 16:32

Canon EOS RP Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera Review The Canon EOS RP boasts of a light-weight design, familiar controls and a flip-out touchscreen display. But is it competitive enough to ward off the premium APS-C cameras at its selling price? Find......
2019-06-06 18:48

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
2019-05-28 13:16

Tony Awards 2019: See the full list of winners The 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be presented Sunday, the one night of the year where all of Broadway's stars come together to celebrate the best performances of the year....
2019-06-10 13:16

Chrome will limit full ad blocking to enterprise users The days of easily blocking ads in Google Chrome may soon be over thanks to a proposed change to the browser's extensions system called Manifest V3 that Google announced back in January.Manifest V3 would prevent current ad blockers from working ...
2019-05-31 09:48

Passan: MLB parks need full protective netting before it's too late The terrifying scene in Houston of a child being taken off after getting hit by a foul ball should be the last straw. Ballparks need netting from foul pole to foul pole....
2019-05-31 01:16

Hannity: 'Deep State in full panic mode' The "'Deep State' is in full panic mode" after President Trump authorized Attorney General Barr to declassify information relating to the origins of the Russia probe last week, this according to Fox News host Sean Hannity....
2019-05-29 08:48

| Froome confident of full recovery after horror crash Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-16 01:16

Cabrera reluctantly becomes full-time DH to protect knee DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera is reluctantly moving into a full-time role as designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers as he tries to avoid losing a second straight season to injury. The longtime corner infielder only played 38 games in 2018 because o...
2019-06-05 02:16

| Froome hopeful of full recovery after horror crash Chris Froome is positive he can get back to his best on a bike despite suffering multiple fractures in a high-speed crash that has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-15 17:48

Howard Stern is 65, full of regrets, and filthy rich Howard Stern became the most notorious and highest-paid radio host of all time by flooding the air with nonstop outrageous antics.        ...
2019-05-21 15:32

The vampires have their hands full (among other things) on an orgiastic What We Do In The Shadows The vampire as erotic symbol is a longstanding cultural trope, one that has borne such ripe, sexy fruit as David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve seducing Susan Sarandon in The Hunger. My affection for Nadja and Lazslo’s mutual commitment to perversion is...
2019-05-23 08:48

D-Day events 2019: full guide to all the commemorations and how to watch them on TV Tomorrow marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, when 160,000 Allied troops – more thanks 60,000 of them British – descended on the beaches of Normandy....
2019-06-05 11:48

Google app soon to receive full-fledged dark mode Google is determined to bring the dark theme to all its apps by the time Android Q is officially released. A couple of Google apps such as Calendar and Keep have already been updated with a dark mode, but the Google app has yet to receive a similar f...
2019-06-12 11:32

'We were guided by principles of fairness': Mueller's statement in full Special counsel made his first public comments on the Trump-Russia report since his appointment two years agoLatest in US politics – liveMueller says Trump was not exonerated by his investigationTwo years ago, the acting attorney general asked me to ...
2019-05-30 04:01

Four New Judges Take Oath, Supreme Court At Full Strength Centre had previously expressed concern over nomination of Justice Aniruddha Bose of Jharkhand High Court and Justice AS Bopanna of Gauhati High Court...
2019-05-24 10:48

In full: Theresa May's Brexit letter to Jeremy Corbyn Prime Minister Theresa May has written a letter to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn urging him to back her new Brexit deal, saying she has met the party's Brexit demands. Here is her letter in full:...
2019-05-22 17:32

New BMW 1 Series revealed: specs, pricing and full details News 26 May, 2019 BMW's new 2019 1 Series targets the VW Golf, going front-wheel drive for the very first time. On sale now priced from £24,430....
2019-05-27 08:16

Alonso will not do full IndyCar season in 2020 for his Indy 500 bid Fernando Alonso has no plans to contest the full IndyCar season next year as part of his on-going bid to complete the unofficial triple crown of motorsport...
2019-06-04 11:48

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
2019-05-28 04:48

Quedlinburg: Rich in history and full of lively charm The town of Quedlinburg, with its timber-framed houses, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site 25 years ago. The title and the commitment of its citizens saved it from ruin. Join DW on a short trip to the Middle Ages....
2019-05-31 13:32

Your Happy Place Is Watching This Ferrari F40 Getting a Full Detail Watching any car receive a full detail can be a relaxing experience. But when it’s a Ferrari F40? The one with the paint so thin you can see the carbon kevlar weave through it?...
2019-06-12 22:16

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what...
2019-05-28 08:32

Fernando Alonso Won't Run IndyCar Full Time Next Year One of the best things about Fernando Alonso’s retirement from Formula One stardom isn’t that he’s free from McLaren-related woes, mainly because he’s not, or that he’s now taking up and Instagramming his long-neglected pastime of knitting little ber...
2019-06-06 17:00

Hamilton's flustered radio messages on full display Before winning Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was engaged in a long, tense exchange with race engineer Peter Bonnington regarding their tire strategy....
2019-05-26 23:00

‘Newsweek’ staff replacements continue at full force There’s more upheaval at Newsweek, as full-timers are being gradually replaced by a slate of well-credentialed journalists — who are being hired on a part-time basis....
2019-05-29 08:16

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the coast of Sicilia on social media over the weekend....
2019-05-23 01:48

Why Sony still dominates the full-frame camera market Before Canon and Nikon even launched their all-new full-frame mirrorless camera systems, I figured they'd have a tough time against the entrenched leader, Sony. They needed to be very aggressive with the pricing and features, something neither c...
2019-05-27 20:48

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller says charging Trump was 'not an option' U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and that he would give no more information than was al...
2019-05-29 18:32

| 'Special' Oshoala inches Nigeria towards World Cup knockouts Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby hailed forward Asisat Oshoala as "special" after her goal helped the Super Falcons to a win over South Korea at the women's World Cup....
2019-06-12 19:48

Charging Trump was not an option - special counsel Mueller The special counsel behind the report into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential campaign has said: "If we had confidence that the president did not commit a crime we would have said so."...
2019-05-29 21:48

Rod Laver special - Legends on Djokovic greatness and what next for Serena? "The Tennis Legends vodcast welcomes the great Rod Laver to talk Novak Djokovic\u0027s greatness, what next for Serena Williams and much, much more with Mats Wilander, Boris Becker and John McEnroe."...
2019-06-07 12:00

Special Weather Statement issued May 26 at 4:41PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 440 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Nicholasville, moving east at 40 mph. Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Lexington, Winchester, Veterans Park, Harris Ferry, ...
2019-05-26 22:48

There Is Yet Another Dodge Charger Special Edition and This One Is Black or White One of the things that makes Dodge so wholesomely Dodge is that it regularly and eloquently debuts new editions of its rapidly aging muscle cars, keeping the masses happy and spending money in spite of the fact that their flashy new car and its flas...
2019-06-05 22:16

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

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller's statement on Russia probe The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Two years ago, the Acting Attorney General asked me to serve as S...
2019-05-29 18:32

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
2019-05-22 05:32

Special Weather Statement issued May 30 at 2:11PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 211 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Mid, or 12 miles north of Hindman, moving east at 40 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Pikeville, Prestonsburg, Estill, Coal Run Villag...
2019-05-30 20:16

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 6:02AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Partly cloudy skies, light winds, and damp ground have led to the formation of patchy dense fog in the Blue Grass region. If out on the roads early this morning, be prepared for sudden changes in visibility. The post Special Weather Statement issued ...
2019-05-31 12:32

Dad-son anchors Lester and Stefan Holt set for special Father’s Day Every weekday at 4 p.m., NBC “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and his son Stefan Holt, who is the co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s 4 p.m. newscast, come together at 30 Rock to film a teaser for the upcoming nightly broadcast. “There’s a three-minute co...
2019-06-15 06:16

Lockheed nabs $11.9M for modification kits, special tooling for F-35s Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $11.9 million contract for modification kits and special tooling for modification and retrofits of the F-35s of the Marine Corps, Air Force, Navy, and allied foreign militaries....
2019-05-22 00:32

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Special Operations Forces and continue needed counterinsurgency efforts....
2019-06-11 17:16

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 6:55AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Fog is reducing visibilities to a quarter mile or less over portions of the area this morning. This will affect travel this morning, and extra time should be allowed for those commuting. Look for the fog to start to break up between 9 and 10 am. The ...
2019-05-31 13:16

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 3:12AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY Partly cloudy skies, light winds, and damp ground have led to the formation of patchy dense fog in the Blue Grass and Lake Cumberland regions. If out on the roads early this morning, be prepared for sudden changes in visibility. The post Special Weat...
2019-05-31 10:00

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 10:42PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH Clear skies, light winds and a moist lower layer of the atmosphere will lead to the development of patchy fog. Locally dense fog will also be possible. If you have travel plans tonight into Saturday morning slow down and give yourself extra time to r...
2019-06-01 05:48

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
2019-05-21 14:38

Charlottesville drama teacher to get special Tony Award The special Tony Award that honors educators this year will go to a drama teacher in Charlottesville, Virginia, who has encouraged her students to explore their differences and heal riffs...
2019-05-23 20:16

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 4:09PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 409 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 7 miles northeast of Frankfort, moving east at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Georgetown, Frankfort, Stamping Ground...
2019-05-23 22:32

Special Weather Statement issued May 30 at 1:45PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 144 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over East Point, or near Prestonsburg, moving east at 45 mph. Winds gusts up to 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Paintsville, Prestonsburg, Inez...
2019-05-30 20:16

Trump angry about special counsel’s comments on obstruction WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing his displeasure with special counsel Robert Mueller’s motives after Mueller blunt dismissal of Trump’s repeated claims that the Russia investigation had cleared him of obstructing jus...
2019-05-31 10:00

From All in the Family to Pose and Special, Celebrate TV's LGBTQ History We've come a long way, babies. In the years since All in the Family introduced the first gay character in primetime TV, there's now Pose, an acclaimed FX drama featuring the most......
2019-06-03 16:16

| 'I'm ready for special moment' of facing Federer, says Nadal Rafael Nadal resumes his spellbinding 15-year rivalry with Roger Federer for a place in the Roland Garros semi-finals, insisting it will be a "special moment"....
2019-06-04 21:48

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 9:36PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Patchy to areas of dense fog are possible tonight under clear and calm conditions. This will lead to periods of 1/4 mile visibility or less at times tonight. If you have travel plans tonight into Saturday morning please slow down and give yourself ex...
2019-06-01 05:48

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 4:11PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 411 PM EDT, radar indicated a strong thunderstorm near Dry Ridge, moving east at 30 mph. STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE… Winds to 50 mph… Penny size hail… Locations impacted include… Williamstown, Falmouth, Crittenden, Dry Ridge, Mo...
2019-05-23 22:32

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 12:50AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Thanks to ample moisture at ground level and clearing skies fog will reduce visibilities to a quarter mile or less over portions of the area overnight. Areas of dense fog will affect travel early this morning, and extra time should be allowed for tho...
2019-05-31 10:00

Special Weather Statement issued May 31 at 9:56PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The combination of rainfall Friday afternoon along with clear skies and light winds overnight will allow patchy to areas of dense fog developing overnight. Visibilities could drop below one fourth of a mile at times in some areas. If you have travel ...
2019-06-01 05:48

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
2019-06-15 01:32

Air India Offers Discount On Select Flight Tickets The announcement from Air India comes at a time when full-service carrier Jet Airways has suspended its operations temporarily, leading to additional demand for flights in the country's civil aviation......
2019-06-08 16:16

Vodafone's Rs. 229 Recharge Offers 2GB Daily Data, Other Benefits Rs. 229 Vodafone prepaid recharge plan sits alongside the Rs. 199 recharge that offers 1.5GB daily data access, unlimited calls, and 100 SMS messages per day for 28 days....
2019-06-01 12:32

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the South Pacific nation’s diplomatic allegiance t...
2019-06-03 07:48

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
2019-06-09 12:00

Pompeo offers to open Iran talks with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is ready to enter into talks with Iran​ about its nuclear program but will maintain pressure to force the Islamic Republic to rein in its “malign activity.” ​”We’re prepar...
2019-06-02 20:00

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

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organization....
2019-05-29 17:48

IndiGo Announces New International Flights, Offers Tickets From Rs 6,999 The flights between Chennai and Kuala Lumpur will start from July 15. From July 5, the airline will also operate additional daily non-stop flights on Mumbai-Doha routes. Bookings for the flights are......
2019-06-04 17:48

Lyft offers free EV charging to Portland drivers Lyft might have a way to recruit more EV drivers: top up their cars for free. The ridesharing service has teamed up with Portland General Electric to offer free EV charging in the Oregon city's metro area to eligible drivers from July 1st onwar...
2019-06-02 03:48

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

GoAir Offers Domestic Flight Tickets From 1,399 Rupees GoAir flight booking: Under the scheme, the cheapest flight ticket - starting at Rs 1,399 - is being offered by the airline on the Bagdogra-Guwahati route. Tickets between Ahmedabad and Hyderabad are......
2019-06-07 15:32

The best BT Sport deals, offers and packages in June 2019 Looking for a clear answer on the best way to bag a cheap BT Sport deal? If you're here, chances are you been asking yourself how much is BT Sport going to cost? Can I get BT Sport on Sky or Virgin Media instead? Can I watch the Champions League...
2019-06-01 23:48

Ocasio-Cortez offers to help Bronx Zoo’s Happy the elephant WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday she’s looking to help Happy the elephant, who has lived alone at the Bronx Zoo for 13 years. “Thanks for bringing Happy’s situation to my attention!” AOC tweeted. “The team and I are look...
2019-06-06 23:00

Trump offers to help Rolling Thunder with DC motorcycle rally President Trump offered to help Rolling Thunder after organizers announced this Memorial Day will mark the group’s last huge motorcycle rally in Washington, D.C., citing “harassment.” “Can’t believe that Rolling Thunder would ...
2019-05-25 16:32

Britain's May offers "new deal" to try to break Brexit deadlock Prime Minister Theresa May will set out on Tuesday a "new deal" for Britain's departure from the European Union, her fourth attempt to break an impasse in parliament over Brexit that has plunged her government into crisis....
2019-05-21 17:16

Busy IPO Market Offers Lifeline to Troubled Retailers A thriving market for IPOs is helping ease tensions between a pair of struggling retailers and their lenders, as Neiman Marcus and PetSmart explore selling their e-commerce platforms....
2019-06-12 13:16

Reunion offers chance to learn about Fort Boonesborough RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Fort Boonesborough State Park in Kentucky is hosting a reunion for anyone who had ancestors in the area of the historic fort during the 18th century. Kentucky officials say the reunion, called “A Gathering of Descendants,&#...
2019-05-30 13:00

OAS offers Canada a panel of experts to probe ‘genocide’ The head of the Organization of American States wants to create a panel of experts to investigate the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada, a problem that a Canadian report this week described as “genocide.”...
2019-06-05 02:32

May's Brexit plan offers UK Parliament a vote on second referendum UK Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed details of her "new Brexit deal," which includes concessions intended to appease Britain's opposition Labour Party, and is almost certain to be her final attempt to get the troubled agreement across the line...
2019-05-21 20:00

KKR offers 63 euros per share to buy out Axel Springer minorities Funds controlled by U.S. private equity investor KKR on Wednesday offered 63 euros a share to buy out minority shareholders in Axel Springer in a deal agreed with the German publisher's main shareholders....
2019-06-12 09:32

A Study on Twins Offers Proof That We All Need Personalized Diets Though they’re not without critics, the U.S. federal dietary guidelines have for years aimed to give all Americans a blueprint for good nutrition. But new research says this kind of one-size-fits-all approach may not cut it. Different people, e...
2019-06-10 17:48

Apple offers new sign-in feature to verify user IDs Apple is rolling out a “Sign in with Apple” feature to its computers, tablets and phones, allowing users to verify their identities without having to use Facebook or Google. The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant — which continues to attack its Silicon Va...
2019-06-04 05:32

The Latest: Hospital offers cooperation after doctor charged COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a doctor charged with murder in the overdose deaths of 25 patients (all times local): 11:45 a.m. An Ohio hospital system is pledging continued cooperation with authorities after a critical-care doctor was charged w...
2019-06-05 19:48

Aaron Rodgers offers retort for other NFL QBs on chugging beer Aaron Rodgers on other NFL QBs chugging beers: “For some of them, there’s finally a talent they can say they’re better than me at.”        ...
2019-06-05 20:32

The Meizu 16s offers flagship features at a mid-range price Smartphones have gotten more expensive over the last few years even though there have only been a handful of recent innovations that really changed the way you interact with the phone. It’s maybe no surprise then that there is suddenly a lot mo...
2019-05-21 14:38

Kemba Walker offers very little hope to Knicks, other suitors CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Good luck to those trying to get Kemba Walker out of Charlotte. The three-time NBA All-Star said he would consider taking less money than he is eligible to make to stay with the Charlotte Hornets if that means helping them build a w...
2019-06-14 02:32

Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule: Full fixtures and results The 2019 Cricket World Cup takes place in England and Wales this summer, with the ten finest one-day sides on the planet battling it out to be crowned champions....
2019-05-29 01:16

Karnataka Cop Turns His Lathi Into Flute And Netizens Are Full Of Praise Chandrakant Hutgi, the 52-year-old head constable of Hubli Rural Police station, has gone viral online for whittling a flute out of his police lathi or cane....
2019-05-29 16:32

We used to be friends: Veronica Mars is back in the first full season 4 trailer Enlarge / Hulu also distributed this poster for the new season. (credit: Hulu) As the premiere for a new season of fan-darling-TV-series-brought-back-from-the-dead Veronica Mars draws closer, Hulu has released the first full trailer for the show. P...
2019-06-15 01:48

UK flower-growing industry in full bloom and worth £121m Homegrown stems accounted for 14% of £865m worth of flowers sold in Britain last yearThe British-grown flower industry is now worth £121m – up from £82m in 2015 – following years of decline owing to imported stems, figures reveal.Last year homegrown ...
2019-06-13 02:32

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
2019-06-06 16:48

Making A Difference: Dream Bus Keeps Bellies Full, Minds Stimulated MARION COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Marion County School District is making sure that every child has a meal to eat and a chance to learn this summer. The Dream Bus hits the road twice a day, five times a week, to bring food and lessons to kids al...
2019-06-07 23:48

Serbian Troops on Full Alert After Kosovo Police Arrests (BELGRADE, Serbia) — Serbia put its troops on full alert Tuesday after heavily armed police in northern Kosovo entered Serb-populated Mitrovica, firing tear gas and arresting nearly two dozen people. It was the latest flare-up in long-simmering...
2019-05-28 17:16

April Global Market Perspective: Full of Must Read Articles The April issue of Global Market Perspective is chock-full of incredible global market insights. See special sections on marijuana stocks around the globe and India's markets -- along with articles on Europe's QE efforts, junk bonds, and U.S. stocks....
2019-05-21 18:48

Arun Jaitley Tells PM He Can't Be In New Government. Read Full Letter Arun Jaitley has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he will not be part of the new government, citing his health as the reason behind his request....
2019-05-29 12:00

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan tha...
2019-05-28 08:48

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 renders show the possible design in full We may have just had our closest and clearest look yet at the possible design of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, as renders have been shared that seemingly show the phone from all sides.Shared by the usually reliable leaker @OnLeaks on behalf of 91mobile...
2019-06-06 11:16

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
2019-05-21 14:38

The park is full of teenagers who are not up to anything dodgy, but still worry me | Romesh Ranganathan Playing football in the park on a Ranganathan day of fun, we are joined by Lionel Messi’s lovechildI am working a lot at the moment and so am trying to maximise my time with the family. A late night after recording the first episode of The Ranganatio...
2019-06-01 11:48

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
2019-05-21 21:32

CNBC's 2019 Healthy Returns Summit: Full Panels Healthy Returns featured some of the most influential leaders in health care, including United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt, Cigna CEO David Cordani, Fmr FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Novartis CEO Vasant Narasimhan, J&J CEO Alex Gorsky....
2019-05-23 22:32

More Universities Find Full-Time M.B.A. Programs Aren't Worth It More U.S. business schools are shutting down traditional masters in business administration degrees and shifting resources to online M.B.A. and part-time degree programs....
2019-06-05 20:48

Lawyers in Ohio State doc sex abuse case to see full report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigated the claims for the university. The public versi...
2019-05-24 22:00

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
2019-05-22 06:16

‘Dragon Quest Walk’ turns ‘Pokemon Go’ into a full-scale RPG There have been multiple Pokemon Go clones in the years since the mobile phenomenon launched, but none have made a fraction of the impact as the original. Niantic’s next game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has a chance to once again reach a wide...
2019-06-04 01:16

Book Review: Cone and Curry’s “Full Count” delivers Some players love the game so much that one literally has to rip the jersey off their back kicking and screaming before they retire. David Cone was one such player. Cone is a former pitcher who hasn’t stepped on the mound in more than 15-years ...
2019-05-25 18:48

Eid 2019: Full Eid Party Menu With Recipes For Eid-ul-Fitr Celebrations Eid 2019 celebrations have begun. If you're hosting an Eid party today, then this full menu is for you. It gives you options for Starters, drinks, Mains and Desserts!...
2019-06-05 08:16

Tesla Is Still Using the Phrase 'Full Self-Driving' to Describe Its Cars Even Though It's Wrong Even though I get accused every now and then of being some miserable Tesla-hater who just wants to impede human progress and see Elon Musk weep, I have to deny that. I don’t hate Tesla. I think it’s a fascinating company that has made some really imp...
2019-05-30 00:32

Petzval unveils its first lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras It's been a while since we've heard about Petzval lenses, but Lomography just unveiled an interesting (and much needed) model for the latest full-frame mirrorless cameras. The Petzval 55mm f/1.7 MK II Art lens works on Sony E, Nikon Z and C...
2019-05-24 07:32

Why ‘glass half-full’ people live more fulfilling lives Everyone knows seeing a glass as half-full is associated with having an optimistic worldview, but does it hold up to the test? A new study of 2,000 Americans found that people who view a glass as half-full not only think more optimistically, but it m...
2019-06-01 08:16

Best Buy keeps full-year view, warns of higher prices from more tariffs Best Buy Co Inc on Thursday stuck to its full-year forecast due to the impact of the latest U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and warned any new levies would increase prices for U.S. shoppers, sending its shares down as much as 5.4%....
2019-05-24 00:48

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appea...
2019-06-12 22:16

South Africa's Omnia flags full-year loss South African chemicals and fertiliser maker Omnia Holdings said on Friday it expected to report a full-year loss as drought, a volatile currency, changes in the mining industry and difficult global trading conditions weighed on earnings....
2019-06-14 08:48

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
2019-05-24 02:00

Looks Like Biden Is Full of Shit On a Vital Abortion Rights Issue The bare minimum support for abortion rights for a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 is a pledge to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which has banned federal funding for abortions since 1977. It appears that frontrunner Joe Biden, who voted for tha...
2019-06-05 15:48

House-building in London: number of council homes started at highest level since the Eighties but some borough starts in single figures New data from the Mayor's office reveals huge gulf in how many new affordable homes were started by London's 32 councils — with just seven new homes started in Lambeth....
2019-06-05 20:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 3:18PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 318 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 9 miles southeast of New Castle, moving east at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Gratz, Bethlehem, Slabtown, Fallis, ...
2019-06-16 21:32

Virginia Dems tout gun restrictions ahead of special session RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of Public Safety and...
2019-06-17 19:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 6 at 8:15PM EDT by NWS Charleston WV At 814 PM EDT, thunderstorms were located near Webbville, or near Grayson Lake State Park, moving west at 15 mph. Locations impacted include… Louisa, Grayson Lake State Park, Yatesville Lake State Park, Fort Gay, Webbville, Houckville, Fallsbur...
2019-06-07 02:32

Top Court Rejects Plea Against Special Observers' Appointment In Bengal The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging the appointment of two retired bureaucrats as observers in West Bengal for the Lok Sabha polls....
2019-05-21 14:32

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:31PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 531 PM EDT, radar indicated a strong thunderstorm 7 miles southwest of Williamstown, moving east at 35 mph. STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE… Winds to 50 mph… Penny size hail… Very heavy rain… Locations impacted include… William...
2019-06-16 23:48

Special education teacher gives student with autism award for ‘most annoying’ An Indiana fifth-grader, who has autism, was given a “most annoying male” award by his teacher during a ceremony attended by classmates and the school faculty, according to the boy’s father. Rick Castejon told The Times of Northwest...
2019-06-04 22:32

Message For Mamata Banerjee In "Special Invitees" For PM Modi's Oath The families of over 50 BJP workers allegedly killed in political violence in West Bengal have been invited to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony, in what is seen as a piercing political......
2019-05-29 09:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 16 at 5:18PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 518 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered 9 miles east of Shelbyville, moving east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Georgetown, Frankfort, Midway, Stamping...
2019-06-16 23:48

Special Weather Statement issued June 15 at 4:23AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY As an area of low pressure moves into the Ohio Valley today, surface winds will increase from the south to southwest. Expect gusts over 30 mph today and this evening. This could affect high- profile vehicles especially on west-to-east-oriented roadwa...
2019-06-15 10:32

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measures at Rikers Island....
2019-06-05 10:00

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 10:43PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 1043 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Monica to New Zion to Goochland. Movement was east at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and penny size hail are possible with these storms. Locations impact...
2019-06-06 05:16

'Death Stranding' special edition comes with life-sized baby in a pod There have been plenty of over-the-top game bundles in recent years, but the one for Death Stranding might top them all in terms of sheer audacity. When the game arrives on November 8th, a Collector's Edition will include a life-size "bridge ba...
2019-05-29 20:32

Special Weather Statement issued June 17 at 1:01AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 101 AM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Huxley, or 15 miles northwest of Williamsburg, moving northeast at 45 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… London, Whitl...
2019-06-17 07:16

Special Gift For Differently-Abled Delivery Man Brightens Up Twitter Twitter was all smiles on Tuesday after a differently-abled delivery executive for Zomato received an electric vehicle as a gift from the food delivery platform....
2019-05-29 16:32

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 9:58PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 957 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Webbville to Liberty Road to Torrent. Movement was southeast at 35 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. Heav...
2019-06-06 04:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 10:57PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 1057 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Foraker to Sikes to Turkey. Movement was east at 25 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and penny size hail are possible with these storms. Locations impact...
2019-06-06 05:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 7:03PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 703 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Viper, or near Hazard, moving southeast at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Hazard, Letcher, Vicco, Blackey, Indi...
2019-06-06 01:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 7:05PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY At 705 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Yellow Rock, or near Beattyville, moving east at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and nickel size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Beattyville, Booneville, Can...
2019-06-06 01:16

Special Weather Statement issued June 5 at 7:09PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH At 709 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms along a line extending from Alexandria to near Butler to Crittenden, moving east at 35 mph. STORM HAZARDS INCLUDE… Winds to 50 mph… Very heavy rain… Locations impacted include̷...
2019-06-06 01:16

Trump Administration Strips India of Special Trade Status The status exempts billions of dollars of India’s products from American tariffs, part of a deepening clash over the country’s protections for its market....
2019-06-01 06:32

Special Weather Statement issued June 1 at 2:10AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY Areas of dense fog will reduce visibilities across the area under clear and calm conditions. This will lead to periods of 1/4 mile visibility or less until a couple of hours beyond sunrise as the fog starts to break up around 9 am EDT. If you have tr...
2019-06-01 09:32

Tiger Woods has special round turn into Memorial disaster DUBLIN, Ohio — Something special was brewing at Muirfield Village Saturday. Until it wasn’t. Tiger Woods teased golf fans during his third round of the Memorial Tournament, looking like he was about to punch it into Masters-winning mode and at least ...
2019-06-01 23:48