HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-06-12 08:48

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land

The head of Brazil's indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking to open re...

Brazil indigenous affairs official fired amid push to develop reservation land

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Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers and farmers....
2019-07-31 20:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro hands indigenous land decisions back to farm sector Right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro issued a new decree on Wednesday putting decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture, four weeks after Congress rebuffed him on the move that is sought by Brazil's farm lobby....
2019-06-20 08:16

China's Huawei eyes new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant continues to ramp up its presence in Latin America to the displeasure of U.S. autho...
2019-08-09 16:48

BMW, Jaguar Land Rover will jointly develop EV parts BMW and Jaguar Land Rover said they will save costs through shared development, production planning and joint purchasing. A joint team of BMW and JLR experts in Munich will be tasked with further developing BMW's fifth -generation eDrive technology....
2019-06-05 19:00

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples...
2019-07-31 18:16

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover to jointly develop electric car parts BMW and Jaguar Land Rover on Wednesday said they will jointly develop electric motors, transmissions and power electronics, unveiling yet another industry alliance designed to lower the costs of developing electric cars....
2019-06-05 15:01

BMW, Jaguar Land Rover will jointly develop electric car components BMW and Jaguar Land Rover will jointly develop electric motors, transmissions and power electronics in a move they say will save costs and shorten development time....
2019-06-05 12:48

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover to jointly develop electric car components BMW on Wednesday said it will develop its next-generation electric motors, transmission and power electronics with Jaguar Land Rover, unveiling yet another industry alliance designed to lower the costs of developing electric cars....
2019-06-05 10:16

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW join forces to develop electrified vehicles The Jaguar I-Pace Two firms will co-develop electric drive units in a bid to lower the cost of developing EVs Jaguar Land Rover and BMW have announced they will collaborate on the development of next-generation technology for electric and plug-in h...
2019-06-06 09:00

Māori land rights leader calls on Jacinda Ardern to recognise Indigenous 'crisis' Activist leading Ihumātao dispute calls on PM to visit site and act on Māori disadvantageThe leader of a major Indigenous land dispute in New Zealand has criticised Jacinda Ardern’s government for its lack of action on confronting systemic Māori disa...
2019-08-02 09:48

No 10 hands Jaguar Land Rover £500m loan to develop electric cars Meeting of carmakers also told of plan for new houses to have EV charging pointThe government has handed Jaguar Land Rover a £500m loan guarantee to help accelerate its progress in the global electric vehicle race.Theresa May said the loan would help...
2019-07-16 11:00

Jaguar Land Rover And BMW Group Partner To Develop New Electric Vehicle Technology Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group are joining forces to develop electrification technology to support the transition to ACES and will be developing next-generation Electric Drive Units (EDUs)....
2019-06-05 22:01

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousand...
2019-07-14 15:32

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
2019-05-23 23:16

Jair Bolsonaro aides 'froth hate' for indigenous people, says sacked official Former head of indigenous affairs agency says it is seen as ‘an obstacle to national development’Brazil’s far right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by aides who “froth hate for indigenous people,” the head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs a...
2019-06-13 00:00

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
2019-07-17 23:48

Brazil president says if INPE chief betrayed his trust, he will be fired Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if the head of government space research agency INPE betrayed his confidence regarding sensitive deforestation data, he will be fired....
2019-08-01 23:00

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
2019-08-07 21:32

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars owed them for years....
2019-06-14 23:32

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land - report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 22:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 22:48

Azam Khan May Be Named As "Land Mafia" On UP Government Website: Official The district administration of Rampur, the hometown of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan, is considering putting his name under the "land mafia" category on the Uttar Pradesh government's "anti-bhoo......
2019-07-14 08:32

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land -report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 23:48

German official: We'll push for minimum corporate taxation at G20 meeting The German government will use the G20 finance ministers' meeting in Japan this weekend to make the case for a German-French proposal to introduce a minimum level of corporate taxation globally, a German official said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:49

Macron to push Putin to resume Ukraine talks during France visit: official French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to persuade his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week to resume peace talks with Ukraine after its new president offered an olive branch, a French official said on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 17:32

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails left 15 people dead....
2019-05-28 04:48

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’...
2019-06-11 23:16

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
2019-05-21 14:32

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade neg...
2019-06-03 02:00

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official Brazil's mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector's main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people....
2019-07-20 09:16

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secretary said on Monday....
2019-05-21 14:48

Tesla loses more execs amid sales push, reports say European chief Jan Oehmicke and Steve MacManus, vice president of interior and exterior engineering, are the latest executive departures at Tesla, according to reports. ...
2019-07-02 23:16

Mookie Betts clears up Red Sox feelings amid free-agency push It’s just part of the business. Mookie Betts’ contract with the Boston Red Sox expires after the 2020 season, and he is determined to test the market as a free agent. Some have speculated he’s unhappy in Boston or is looking for a change. Betts insis...
2019-07-23 22:00

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids with severely compromised immune systems who are literally scared to death to go to school because of...
2019-05-29 00:48

Russian-backed Kentucky mill makes PR push amid Democratic concerns Braidy Industries, which is developing a new Kentucky aluminum mill partially backed by the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, has hired a firm with ties to Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell to give the project a public relations boost as Democrats raise c...
2019-08-02 23:32

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China....
2019-06-14 00:32

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
2019-05-21 15:16

Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push PARIS (AP) — Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push. The post Fiat Chrysler proposes 50-50 merger with France’s Renault amid carmaker consolidation push appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-27 09:16

Giuliani reportedly met with a former Ukrainian diplomat amid push to gather information on Trump's political opponents J Pat Carter/AP President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly met with a controversial former Ukrainian diplomat in an effort to gather information on Trump's political opponents. The Washington Post reported that Giuliani confirmed but w...
2019-05-25 22:48

Top official says timid U.N. 'tribe' must assert itself amid political nonsense The United Nations must drop its bureaucratic timidity and stand up to its member states if it is to tackle global problems, a top U.N. official told Reuters in an interview....
2019-06-28 10:00

Google open-sources robots.txt parser in push to make Robots Exclusion Protocol an official standard Google wants to turn the Robots Exclusion Protocol (REP) into an official internet standard -- and it's making its own parser open source to help.Read More...
2019-07-01 18:32

Brazil authorities put freeze on Neymar mansions amid tax dispute Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar's off-pitch woes continue to mount, as Brazilian tax authorities put a freeze on dozens of his mansions and other properties amid a long-running tax dispute, local media reported Monday....
2019-06-17 20:16

DOJ official Bruce Ohr awarded $28G bonus amid Russia probe, records indicate Bruce Ohr, the Justice Department official whose connection to the opposition research firm responsible for the anti-Trump “dossier” led to his eventual demotion, was awarded a $28,000 performance bonus while the Russia probe was ongoing, according t...
2019-06-07 20:48

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
2019-05-24 19:32

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective...
2019-05-25 01:32

Brazil's Iguatemi 2nd-qtr profit slips amid higher taxes, depreciation Brazilian upscale mall operator Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers SA posted a quarterly net profit 0.8% lower year-on-year, as higher taxes and asset depreciation overshadowed strong revenue in the period....
2019-08-07 05:16

Brazil's Petrobras shakes up trading unit amid increasing exports Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA is reorganizing its trading business, the company told Reuters on Monday, as the state-run oil firm seeks to best take advantage of an expected increase in oil and gas exports....
2019-07-02 18:48

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
2019-06-07 16:16

Senior BoE official backs fund suspensions amid Neil Woodford saga A senior Bank of England official has supported the use of suspensions to protect funds, as pressure grows on under-fire asset manager Neil Woodford....
2019-06-11 15:48

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Iguatemi 2nd-qtr profit slips amid higher taxes, depreciation Brazilian upscale mall operator Iguatemi Empresa de Shopping Centers SA posted a quarterly net profit 0.8% lower year-on-year with higher taxes and asset depreciation overshadowing strong revenue in the period....
2019-08-07 05:16

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy ahead of Copa America amid disciplinary troubles Neymar has been replaced as captain of the Brazil for next month's Copa America by Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
2019-05-28 12:16

ADM ships Brazil corn to Smithfield Foods in the United States amid heavy rains Archer Daniels Midland Co and other grain traders are selling Brazilian corn to Smithfield Foods Inc in the United States, where wet weather has reduced plantings, said two sources with knowledge of the matter....
2019-06-04 18:48

German official warns Jews against wearing skullcaps in public amid spike in anti-Semitism The top official against anti-Semitism in Germany warned the country's Jewish community on Saturday to avoid wearing the traditional skullcap in public places in parts of the country amid a rise in hate crimes....
2019-05-26 17:16

Amid Trump diplomacy, US intel official recently questioned North Korea's intent, emphasized 'ground truth' President Trump has called his historic handshake summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un “a great day for the world," but days before the meeting Sunday, a senior U.S. intelligence official assessed that Kim was not prepared to give up his stockpile o...
2019-07-02 01:16

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
2019-06-05 00:48

2 charged in connection with 5 deaths on Yakama reservation Police arrested a fourth suspect Monday after five people were killed over the weekend on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state, authorities said....
2019-06-11 05:48

Worried About Train Reservation? Here Is How You Can Check PNR Status IRCTC PNR Status: On a PNR which has all the passengers on waiting list at the time of charting, the name of such waitlisted passengers will not appear in the charts and such passengers, if found......
2019-06-28 14:16

The Latest: Coroner names 4 reservation shooting victims YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the killings on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. The Yakima County coroner has released the names of four of the five people who were found shot to death on the Yakama Indi...
2019-06-11 23:16

In Central Govt Jobs Representation Of SC, ST More Than Reservation Limit "However", he added, "reservation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) has shown an increasing trend since it started in September, 1993. As per available information, representation of OBCs, as on......
2019-07-17 16:00

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seeme...
2019-06-29 21:16

IRCTC Ticket Booking: Reservation Rules, Tatkal Timings And More Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation or IRCTC, the e-ticketing arm of Indian Railways, allows individual user to book a maximum of six tickets in a calendar month under certain......
2019-07-14 04:32

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
2019-06-13 18:16

Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, even though it is now available in major cities. In some rural areas, acquiring an HD television signal ...
2019-05-22 23:32

Have Southwest tickets for travel this fall? Check your reservation for new 737 Max cancellations Southwest Airlines on Thursday removed the grounded plane from its schedule through Nov. 2, a month later than previously planned.       ...
2019-07-18 18:16

Railway Ticket Reservation: 10 Points About 'Connecting Journey Booking' For linking of two PNRs, the journey terminating station (or principal station) of main journey should match with journey originating station/boarding station (or principal station) of connecting......
2019-05-25 15:00

A decade ago, these girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse. Now they inspire a reservation. For the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the U.S.-Canada border in New York, a high school girls' lacrosse team has been tied to a cultural resurgence for the tribe and helped empower girls at a time when indigenous women face a great risk of viole...
2019-06-17 19:16

A promise unfulfilled: water pipeline stops short for Sioux reservation After 25 years and a half-billion dollars, only half of the project’s water delivered to Pine Ridge Reservation comes from the Missouri River – unlike supplies for white ranchersUp until late last year, Ella Coleman, a diminutive, soft-spoken Oglala ...
2019-05-23 12:48

Mass murders on Yakama Indian Reservation leave cops puzzled It was a crime scene that cops in Yakima, Washington, will likely never forget. Five murder victims and two injured adults — scattered in different locations across an Indian Reservation. Four of the deaths were reported Saturday on a road near...
2019-06-11 05:48

Arizona sheriff says cartels smuggling people and drugs through Native American reservation An Arizona sheriff has revealed a major loophole in his state that's allowing Mexican cartels to smuggle drugs and people into the United States "left and right."...
2019-07-01 19:48

Ineos dumps PwC after row over tax affairs Britain's biggest private company is ditching its auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), months after tensions erupted between them over tax work that paved the way for a £1bn-plus dividend payout....
2019-08-07 19:48

The Sterling Affairs -- A 30 for 30 podcast, how to listen When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
2019-08-19 22:16

Italy should name new EU affairs minister next week The Italian government will probably name a new European Affairs minister by the end of next week, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday....
2019-06-21 17:48

Washington AG opens inquiry into NRA's financial affairs The National Rifle Association is coming under the scrutiny of Washington, D.C.'s attorney general, after the gun rights group and its charitable foundations were subpoenaed on Friday in an investigation probing allegations of financial misconduct....
2019-07-13 01:16

The Latest: China blasts ‘interference” in own affairs BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has lashed out against what he said were efforts to interfere in the country’s internal affairs. T...
2019-06-04 14:32

Atanu Chakraborty Appointed Economic Affairs Secretary The government has appointed Atanu Chakraborty as the new economic affairs secretary, a coveted position in the finance ministry, a statement late on Wednesday said....
2019-07-24 19:48

Rex Tillerson Met With the House Foreign Affairs Committee All Day and We Have No Idea Why Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson spent seven hours meeting with the House Foreign Affairs committee on Tuesday, and no one has any idea why, according to the Washington Post. The session happened entirely behind closed doors....
2019-05-22 04:32

The Sterling Affairs: Listen to the 30 for 30 five-part podcast series When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
2019-08-20 18:00

Russia accuses YouTube of interfering in its sovereign affairs Moscow says US-based firm has spread information about unsanctioned protestsRussia has accused YouTube of spreading information on unsanctioned opposition protests, calling recent push notifications from the US-based company interference in Russia’s ...
2019-08-12 02:32

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
2019-05-31 05:48

Judge: Jury can hear about congressman's affairs The judge in Rep. Duncan Hunter's corruption trial says the jury can hear about the Republican's affairs in court. Outside of the courtroom, Hunter's father alleged that the charges against his son are politically motivated. (July 1) ...
2019-07-02 02:16

China suspends cooperation with France on police affairs, says report Action comes after France gave asylum to wife of jailed former Interpol chief Meng HongweiChina has cut off all cooperation with France on police affairs, after Paris gave asylum to the Chinese wife of a former Interpol chief now in jail on corruptio...
2019-08-04 09:32

Rex Tillerson meets with members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with a handful of House members and staffers for seven hours Tuesday, holding talks reportedly on his rocky, aborted tenure as President Donald Trump’s chief diplomat.A congressional aide confirmed that Til...
2019-05-22 01:48

Union Budget: Over Rs 17,800 Crore Allocated To External Affairs Ministry Over Rs 17,800 crore has been earmarked for the Ministry of External Affairs in the 2019-20 Budget, an increase of more than Rs 2,800 crore over the previous fiscal, with a massive jump in aid......
2019-07-05 20:48

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House. The suspect, identified as Alex Greenlee of Mary...
2019-05-23 15:32

Waqf Properties Will Be Geo-Tagged, Digitised: Minority Affairs Minister Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has announced that the properties belonging to All India Waqf Board will be geo-tagged and facilities like school, college, hospital, community......
2019-06-13 06:48

Brazil police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, on suspicion of money laundering and "capital market manipulation."...
2019-08-08 14:48

China accuses Britain of intervening in its 'internal affairs' in Hong Kong The diplomatic spat between China and the United Kingdom spilled into the open this week, after Beijing criticized the British government for "gross interference" in the Hong Kong protests....
2019-07-04 12:00

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
2019-07-05 10:48

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Meets Sonia Gandhi Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi today met Congress Parliamentary Party chief Sonia Gandhi and is believed to have discussed about the Parliament session that is beginning June 17....
2019-06-07 11:48

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs denying to cover bills for emergency care According to a new report by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, during just one six-month period, more than 17,000 veterans were slapped with $53.3 million in medical bills the government should have covered. The VA tells NBC News they are reviewi...
2019-08-18 14:32

Department of Home Affairs extends cyber consulting contract with Archtis The cybersecurity firm will continue to provide its professional consulting and IT strategic advisory services to the department for another 12 months....
2019-07-16 03:00

FTI Consulting hires Colleen Hsia to advise clients on public affairs Global consulting company FTI Consulting Inc has hired financial services executive Colleen Hsia to advise clients on corporate reputation and public affairs among other matters, the company said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 12:49

State minister for financial affairs to lead UAE delegation to Bahrain meeting The United Arab Emirates said on Monday minister of state for financial affairs Obeid al-Tayer will lead its delegation to a meeting in Bahrain on an economic blueprint for Middle East peace....
2019-06-24 10:16

Deputy who shot SC homeowner through front window cleared by internal affairs Investigators determined a Greenville County deputy who shot a 62-year-old man through the front window of his home acted according to policy.        ...
2019-08-08 10:32

Untangling the Complicated Timeline That Is Blake Horstmann's Bachelor in Paradise Love Affairs Oh, what a tangled web Bachelor in Paradise is weaving. On this season of the hit reality series, contestant Blake Horstmann has found himself in a bit of a sticky situation between......
2019-08-08 05:48

Chinese embassy tells Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs China's embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defense of the "fundamental right of assembly" for Hong Kong citizens....
2019-08-19 04:00

Veterans Affairs employee, 24, accused of placing cameras inside women’s restroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House....
2019-05-23 10:48

Duncan Hunter's lawyers seek to block evidence of extramarital affairs in corruption case Lawyers for embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., acknowledged Friday that the lawmaker carried on several extramarital affairs, but said the spending of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to finance the liasons were not criminal because he was...
2019-06-30 10:32

Mulvaney aims to install ally atop legislative affairs which could give him more control of agenda Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is looking to install an ally to become the head of legislative affairs as Shahira Knight departs. If a former Mulvaney associate takes over the office, it could give him more control of President Trump's agen...
2019-05-22 21:48

China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly intervene in its affairs. The post China says U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo’s Tiananmen remarks smear its policies and grossly in...
2019-06-04 07:32

Chris Harrison Calls Blake Horstmann a ''Dumpster Fire'' After Learning About His Scandalous Love Affairs The drama on Bachelor in Paradise continues to unfold, and we're only two episodes in! For those who haven't watched Season 6 of the ABC dating series, Blake Horstmann has weaved......
2019-08-08 05:48

House panel to question former Trump aide about hush-money payments to women alleging affairs Hope Hicks, who served as White House communications director, is scheduled to testify behind closed doors to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 12:48

Modi names Sitharaman as India's finance minister, BJP head Shah takes home affairs Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, formerly the country's defense minister, as the next finance minister, and chose ruling party president Amit Shah to become home affairs minister....
2019-05-31 11:48

Indigenous people much more likely to be murdered than other Canadians Of 651 murders in 2018, 140 were of Indigenous people – 22%First Nations, Métis and Inuit account for only 5% of populationIndigenous people continue to be dramatically overrepresented among Canadian murder victims, according to a new report released...
2019-07-24 00:16

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women June Oscar tells of trauma, discrimination, and the link between jailing mothers and child removalThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander social justice commissioner has used a speech to the UN in Geneva to demand the federal government take action...
2019-06-29 05:32

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end. Trudeau was responding to an official inquiry r...
2019-06-03 19:48

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to address an issue his government has identified as...
2019-06-04 10:00

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
2019-07-10 17:48

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
2019-07-10 10:00

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their isolated rainforest home in the Malaysian state of Kelantan, members of the Batek tribe, the country’...
2019-06-11 19:32

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and concern about the smoke, the public safety ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-01 01:16

'Missing and murdered:' Indigenous women at risk in U.S., Canada A new awareness about the number of missing and murdered indigenous women on reservations and tribal lands in the U.S. and Canada is raising the alarm about what is being called a multi-generational epidemic....
2019-07-03 16:00

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's dense lowland forests....
2019-07-24 22:32

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

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a plan to raise the wall of Warragamba Dam, saying the New South Wales government has failed to fully che...
2019-06-07 02:48

AFL great Michael Long plans second Indigenous walk Former player first walked to Canberra 15 years agoNo date set as 49-year-old recovers from health issueIndigenous leader and AFL great Michael Long will lead another walk to Canberra, saying lives are at stake.On the 15th anniversary of his walk fro...
2019-05-23 10:32

Families of missing indigenous women march in Oklahoma CONCHO, Okla. (AP) — Families and friends of missing or slain American Indian women and girls are again calling for justice for their loved ones. About 200 people gathered Friday near the headquarters of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes in Concho, Okl...
2019-06-15 03:16

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the comm...
2019-05-21 22:32

Inquiry: 'Genocide' has been committed against Canada's indigenous peoples The deaths and disappearances of over a thousand indigenous women and girls in Canada over the past few decades is part of a "genocide" against the country's native peoples....
2019-06-04 18:48

What Happens When Your Kids Develop Their Own Gaming Taste For a beautiful few years, you have near-complete control over what your child plays. You decide what’s allowed and when, what to play together, which gems from the past to share with an excited five-year-old. Then a little more time passes, and sudd...
2019-06-20 21:16

Another round of monsoon storms develop TUCSON – Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona again today. Heavy downpours, along with lightning and gusty winds occurred, mainly south and east of Tucson this afternoon. This evening heavy downpours...
2019-07-15 06:16

China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING — Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation “5G” networks. The deal was signed Wednesday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vlad...
2019-06-06 12:16

Toyota, BYD Team Up To Develop Battery EVs In a joint statement, Toyota and the Chinese electric automaker said on Friday that they would develop sedans and sport utility vehicles, which would then be sold under the Toyota brand in China......
2019-07-19 15:48

Does Parkinson's disease develop in the stomach? The stomach may play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Pathogenic proteins can migrate from the gut via the vagus nerve to the brain....
2019-06-28 09:00

Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools Many students end up in special education classrooms as schools lack infrastructure and have few, if any, translators Looking back on her first day of high school in New York, Elisa, 18, can now laugh about it. But on that day, she was nervous. She a...
2019-06-18 13:16

‘Genocide’ Was Committed Against Canada’s Indigenous Women, an Inquiry Found The disappearance of indigenous women and girls in Canada was determined to be genocide by a three-year national inquiry, the findings of which were released at a ceremony in Quebec Monday. The investigation began after the acquittal of the main susp...
2019-06-04 17:48

Canada must not ignore Indigenous 'genocide', landmark report warns Up to 4,000 Indigenous women and girls killed or missingJustin Trudeau: ‘We have failed you. We will fail you no longer’Canadians can no longer turn a blind eye to the “genocide” of Indigenous peoples in the country, a landmark report on missing and ...
2019-06-03 21:32

Canadian Inquiry Calls Deaths Of Indigenous Women 'Genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women concluded in a report......
2019-06-03 19:32

Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoffAn indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism is hoping to cause a historic upse...
2019-06-15 14:16

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

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian rules football’s greatest-ever ruckman, has died aged 84.Farmer, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s di...
2019-08-14 08:00

Landmark agreement gives indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nationsGrowing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people ...
2019-07-04 12:32

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
2019-06-13 16:48

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

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violence against Canada’s Indigenous women, Bernadette S...
2019-06-09 12:32

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointme...
2019-07-21 10:48

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s opening day on Monday, stressing that it “must be prot...
2019-05-21 15:16

Alberta institute wants to share Indigenous solutions to handling wildfires A study based at an institute in Canmore will look to limit and cope with wildfire by studying how First Nations managed fire, modernizing traditional stories from Indigenous elders....
2019-05-22 09:00

Senate panel focuses on missing, slain indigenous women ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A key congressional committee is holding a hearing on a slate of legislation aimed at addressing the deaths and disappearances of Native American women. The bills before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs would requi...
2019-06-19 21:48

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

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend i...
2019-05-21 14:48

BMW, Daimler team up to develop self-driving technology BMW and Daimler said they finalized an agreement to jointly develop self-driving systems and they expected the Level 4 technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles for private customers starting in 2024....
2019-07-04 14:16

The Latest: China’s Huawei to develop 5G with Russia’s MTS BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the trade dispute between China and the United States, and related developments (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with the Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation R...
2019-06-06 13:16

Toyota and Subaru to co-develop new electric car platform News 6 Jun, 2019 The two Japanese auto manufacturers will jointly design a dedicated all-electric platform, as well as a new C-segment SUV...
2019-06-06 16:32

Gut bacteria might influence how our brains develop as children Two-year-olds with higher abundances of two particular gut microbes have more activity in brain regions associated with attention and language acquisition...
2019-06-27 18:48

Toyota and Subaru to develop new electric platform and SUV The latest in a flurry of new partnerships to emerge, the Japanese alliance will draw on both brands' expertise Toyota and Subaru have embarked on an initiative that will see the two marques share development of electric vehicle platforms - and joi...
2019-06-06 18:16

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nan...
2019-06-04 03:48

Putin to Trump: We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would be forced to start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing so after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty....
2019-08-05 16:48

Most older adults with 'prediabetes' don't develop diabetes (Reuters Health) - Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar, sometimes called "prediabetes," usually don't develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests....
2019-07-05 22:32

There's Now a Committee to Develop Standards for Robotic Exoskeletons Advanced technology is just science fiction until some international standards group forms a committee with an anonymously bureaucratic name to make sure every mind-blowing new advancement is nice and safe and boring, just like it should be. This is ...
2019-07-02 07:16

Toyota, China's BYD team up to develop battery EVs Toyota Motor said it would develop battery electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries with BYD Co Ltd, in a sign it was ramping up partnerships with Chinese players as planned to build affordable EVs for the world's top auto market....
2019-07-19 16:48

Fed says it will develop faster digital banking system Big banks object to a Federal Reserve system to cut the time for electronic payments to clear, arguing it’s a potential Trojan horse for tech companies....
2019-08-06 03:32

| Leaked report calls indigenous women's deaths a 'Canadian genocide' A public inquiry report leaked to Canada's public broadcaster called the disappearances and slayings of possibly thousands of indigenous women over recent decades a "Canadian genocide."...
2019-06-01 15:00

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
2019-05-22 22:00

'No more stolen sisters': 12,000-mile ride to highlight missing indigenous women Up to 4,000 Indigenous women are killed or missing in Canada, while in the US they face murder rates up to 10 times higher than the national average Joan Jack tied nine red silk ribbons to the back of her Harley Davidson before setting off from Winni...
2019-06-07 16:48

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
2019-06-28 04:48

Contempt case for Indigenous women arrested at Alton Gas site delayed The women's lawyer, Michael McDonald, says he plans to argue before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that his clients had the right to be on Alton Natural Gas property along the Shubenacadie River....
2019-06-10 21:48

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
2019-08-07 20:48

Canadian government inquiry assails ‘genocide’ of indigenous women, girls The commission has drawn criticism for high staff turnover and an alleged lack of transparency. Critics say the process won’t bring justice because the commission wasn’t granted the authority to compel police to reopen cold cases....
2019-06-03 19:16

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
2019-05-22 10:32

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a housing development on a south Auckland site considered sacred by local Māori....
2019-08-11 09:16

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded.The document, titled Reclaiming Pow...
2019-06-01 07:16

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to non-Indigenous people....
2019-07-01 02:32

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a g...
2019-06-22 01:48

Organizers of North American Indigenous Games admit to artistic oversight Organizers have issued a statement saying the oversight involving Melissa Labrador happened amid the "excitement" of revealing the official brand for the event last Wednesday....
2019-06-10 19:48

BMW and Daimler partner to develop automated driving technology BMW and Daimler are teaming up to develop automated driving technology the latest carmakers forced to pool development resources as margins shrink.Read More...
2019-07-05 12:16

New project to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop A new scientific project is being launched in the UK to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop in the first weeks and months after fertilisation....
2019-07-25 06:16

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
2019-06-06 15:32

Research shines light on why women more likely to develop Alzheimer's Protein tau may spread more rapidly in female brains than males’, adding to range of factorsThe reason women appear to be at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease than men might be due to a number of genetic, anatomical and even social influ...
2019-07-16 21:32

Using gene editing, neuroscientists develop a new model for autism Using the genome-editing system CRISPR, researchers at MIT and in China have engineered macaque monkeys to express a gene mutation linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders in humans. These monkeys show some behavioral traits and brain ...
2019-06-12 20:32

Wood Mackenzie says Anadarko to develop $20 bln Mozambique LNG project Energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said on Tuesday U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp has decided to go ahead with the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project sanctioned in...
2019-06-18 20:32

CBOE to Develop Hedge Fund Benchmarks with Eurekahedge CHICAGO, IL -- May 20, 2015 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Eurekahedge, a hedge-fund research and data collection company, to collaborate on the development of a series of new ...
2019-05-21 18:48

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ACeDrive electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design and develop a global-use, world-leading fully electric powertrain with funding from the Advanced Propu...
2019-06-18 13:00

Peacekeeping: A 'great opportunity' to develop professionally and personally A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said that serving the UN is a “great opportunity” to develop professionally and personally....
2019-05-21 15:00

Researchers develop a new way to track blood pressure… with selfies? A team of researchers in Canada and China are working on a revolutionary new way to track blood pressure: a selfie. The teams, based at the University of Toronto and the Affiliated Hospital of Hangzhou Normal University, just published a proof of con...
2019-08-07 11:48

UA researchers develop cancer-detecting blood test TUCSON – When it comes to fighting cancer, early detection is key. Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a blood test that could be the best weapon to win that fight. “We believe that simple, inexpensive blood tests are really...
2019-05-28 02:00

Slimy fish mucus can help chemists develop new antibiotics — here’s how One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to the tiny microbes that flourish in the slippery layer of mucus that coats fishes. It is critically important to find the next generation of antibiotics. The inc...
2019-05-27 17:16

BAE awarded $67M to develop amphibious combat vehicle for Marines BAE Systems was awarded a $67 million contract to develop three amphibious combat vehicle command and control variants, as well as the ACV medium caliber cannon MRV, for the U.S. Marines....
2019-06-21 15:48

Researchers develop e-tattoo heart monitor with ECG and SCG sensors An electronic tattoo measuring only 28 micrometers thick can be worn over the heart, serving as both an electrocardiogram and seismocardiogram sensor.Read More...
2019-06-21 22:00

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96% accuracy Researchers have developed a tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifa...
2019-06-27 19:00

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol...
2019-07-13 09:48

Canada’s premiers meet with Indigenous leaders to talk child and family services Canada's premiers are meeting with Indigenous leaders to discuss giving greater child and family services jurisdiction to First Nations, Metis and Inuit people....
2019-07-09 20:16

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
2019-08-15 01:00

Bill proposes reference to rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian citizenship oath Hussen says the proposal demonstrates the Liberal government's commitment to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and a renewed relationship based on the recognition of rights, respect and co-operation....
2019-05-29 07:16

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
2019-07-03 04:32

UPDATE 1-Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
2019-06-28 02:16

New Brunswick Indigenous chiefs left ‘blindsided’ by decision to lift fracking moratorium Premier Blaine Higgs confirmed on Tuesday that his government has quietly passed regulatory changes to permit the method of extracting hydrocarbons to resume in the Sussex area....
2019-06-06 06:16

Mauna Kea's Thirty Meter Telescope Is the Latest Front in the New Fight for Indigenous Sovereignty Kealoha Pisciotta used to journey up Mauna Kea in Hawaii for work. A Native Hawaiian (or Kanaka Maoli), Pisciotta worked at the Joint Astronomy Center for some 12 years helping tune and care for the telescope instruments. She liked her job and aspire...
2019-08-09 19:32

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
2019-06-07 11:16

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launche...
2019-05-21 14:32

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
2019-07-05 08:48

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta....
2019-07-25 02:16

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
2019-07-12 10:32

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the planet. That will require warming things up a bit, but how?Read more......
2019-07-16 02:48

Why do some people develop the lost camera films of total strangers? A growing band of hobbyists are buying rolls of unexposed film, getting them developed and looking at strangers’ lives from many years ago. Amelia Tait tries her luckThe woman in the photographs had an eventful year. Which year, exactly, is unclear –...
2019-07-21 11:32

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on Azure OpenAI and Microsoft will partner to develop AI technologies on the latter's Azure platform, and to commercialize some of those technologies over time.Read More...
2019-07-22 16:48

Police need intercept tools as mobile networks develop: Europol European law enforcement agencies set to lose the ability to tap criminals' mobile devices with the launch of 5G technology must be brought into discussions earlier when communications networks are modernized, the new head of Europol told Reuters....
2019-07-18 08:32

Scientists develop way to turn wastewater into affordable, renewable energy Stanford University scientists have tested a prototype of a battery that could tap into the mix of salty seawater and freshwater -- known as "blue energy" -- at wastewater treatments plants....
2019-07-31 21:48

Toyota, Subaru to develop battery electric vehicle platform Toyota said the companies will apply Subaru's all-wheel-drive technologies and Toyota's vehicle electrification technologies to the new battery-electric-vehicle....
2019-06-06 15:32

Epstein reportedly hoped to develop super-race of humans with his DNA Registered sex offender hoped to seed human race with his DNA by impregnating 20 women at a time, New York Times reportsJeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financier accused of sex trafficking, planned to develop an improved super-race of humans using genet...
2019-08-02 09:48

Toyota, Subaru team up to develop electric SUV in battle against costs Toyota Motor Corp and Subaru Corp on Thursday said they plan to jointly develop a battery-electric sport-utility vehicle (SUV) on a platform produced together as they seek to split the cost of producing the lower-emissions car....
2019-06-06 08:32

China's Huawei signs deal to develop 5G network in Russia Huawei welcomes agreement in area ‘of strategic importance’ after meeting between Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin Huawei, the Chinese technology company considered a security threat by the US, has signed a deal with Russian telecoms company MTS to deve...
2019-06-06 08:32

Colgate's new recyclable toothpaste tube is nearly ready. It took 5 years to develop Toothpaste tubes currently on the market are impossible to recycle because the mix of plastics and aluminum contained in them. Soon, you may be able to toss your used-up toothpaste tube in the blue bin....
2019-06-20 01:16

Putin threatens to develop nuclear missiles if United States does Russia has threatened to develop short- and intermediate-range land-launched nuclear missiles if it gets word that the United States starts building such weapons, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday at a Security Council meeting....
2019-08-06 22:48

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:16

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now scientists have developed an “artificial tongue” ...
2019-08-06 07:48

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
2019-08-02 23:00

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique wealth managers more associated with the established wealth hubs of Switzerland and London....
2019-05-27 12:32

Robot, heal thyself: scientists develop self-repairing machines EU project creates robotic hands that can sense and fix damage without human interventionFrom picking fruit to carrying out minor surgery, soft robotic hands made from jelly-like plastic are thought by scientists to be the future solution to many hum...
2019-08-07 18:00

Volvo Cars Partners With POC To Develop Safer Helmets For Cyclists Volvo Cars are one of the pioneers in the development of safer modern cars and the Swedish carmaker is now coming up with something innovative to take the safety quotient one step ahead. It is......
2019-06-03 17:32

Kim, Xi reach consensus, to develop relations no matter the int'l situation: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping reached a consensus on "important issues," and agreed on Friday they will carry forward friendly relations "whatever the international situation," North Korean state media KCNA said on ...
2019-06-22 00:32

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still doing okay, as Aurora announced yesterday that they’ll be partnering with Fiat Chrysler to start deve...
2019-06-11 10:16

U.S. Senate moves forward on plan to develop EV supply chain The pending legislation would require a tally of metal reserves in the United States and seek to streamline permitting for the EV sector, an area where China already leads by a wide margin....
2019-05-21 14:38

AB Volvo to partner with Nvidia to develop AI platform for driverless trucks Sweden's AB Volvo is joining forces with U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks, the companies said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 10:48

Thousands of killed or missing Indigenous women and girls are victims of a 'Canadian genocide,' report says The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who have been killed or have vanished in Canada in the past decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide," a report obtained by CNN partner CBC says....
2019-06-03 17:16

‘Preserve, revitalize and promote’ indigenous languages, or lose a ‘wealth of traditional knowledge’, UN chief says Secretary-General António Guterres underscored the urgency to “preserve, revitalize and promote indigenous languages” in his message for the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated on Friday....
2019-08-09 21:32

Senators Flay Trump Admin for Total Failure Over Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Six months after the same committee tore into the FBI for not having any reasonable answers for its failure of Native women, the Trump Administration still seems not to have received the message of urgency....
2019-06-20 19:16

Officials to meet with Attawapiskat families to discuss water concerns: Indigenous Services Minister Indigenous Services Minister Seamus O'Regan says the federal government is committing more assistance for a northern Ontario reserve facing challenges with its water supply, including sending additional medical officials there this week....
2019-07-22 22:32

Europe says SpaceX “dominating” launch, vows to develop Falcon 9-like rocket The first concept proposed by RETALT is a Falcon 9 clone. [credit: RETALT ] This month, the European Commission revealed a new three-year pr...
2019-06-27 23:00

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “artificial tongue” used to detect fake batches of booze, according to a report Tuesday. The groundb...
2019-08-07 00:48

Keysight joins 6G Flagship group to develop 2030’s cellular standard A leading technology pioneer is joining Finland's initiative to kickstart 6G development, bringing test and measurement hardware to the international group.Read More...
2019-08-19 18:16

Tech war with the US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says venture capitalist The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own semiconductor industry....
2019-07-02 06:48

iPhone 11 will reportedly ditch a marquee feature that took Apple 5 years to develop Another day, another potential iPhone 11 leak. We already know so much about Apple’s upcoming next-generation iPhone models. The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R (or whatever Apple ends up calling it) are basically shaping up to be &ldq...
2019-05-28 17:16

Scientists develop better, cheaper way to make pattern metals for solar cells Chemists at the University of Warwick have developed a better way to make patterned metals. The material innovation could make solar panels cheaper and more sustainable....
2019-08-14 22:00

Google rolls out $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area Google has rolled out a $1 billion plan to develop housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a part of the U .S. lacking affordable housing.       ...
2019-06-19 02:00

Fed to develop real-time payments system for launch in 2023 or 2024 The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Monday it planned to develop its own round-the-clock real-time payments and settlement service, with an expected launch in 2023 or 2024....
2019-08-05 21:16

China's spending ability has the Pentagon eager to develop hypersonics as the US tries to catch up The United States does not have a defense against hypersonic weapons, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or a little more than a mile per second....
2019-08-20 23:16

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
2019-05-30 02:32

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure to develop fuel cell vehicles China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 16:16

Pima County plans to develop economic development plan for South Tucson SOUTH TUCSON – It all started with a property owner in South Tucson and a tax that was not approved by voters. “The tax generated $1.8 million in revenue to the city and those revenues were used to help sustain the city services,” s...
2019-08-10 12:16

Russia pays tribute to dead nuclear workers, vows to develop new weapons Russia's top nuclear official promised on Monday to succeed in developing new weapons as he paid tribute to five scientists killed in what U.S. experts suspect was the botched test of a new missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin....
2019-08-12 20:00

Researchers develop modular bots that combine to form a single flexible machine The idea of small robots teaming up to form one giant robot is commonplace in sci-fi shows like Voltron, and researchers are seeking ways to make that a reality. Now, modular robots have just become more intelligent, thanks to a project at ModLab at....
2019-07-23 16:48

As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sale...
2019-07-17 01:16

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark index...
2019-05-21 18:01

Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry seeks significant legal reforms, calls out ‘appalling apathy’ The inquiry report is the result of a years-long study by commissioners who were asked to probe systemic causes of violence against Indigenous women and girls and make recommendations on resolving them....
2019-06-01 21:16

Fed says it will develop faster digital banking system. But Wall Street fears tech incursion. The announcement will thrust the Fed into a fight with some of the country’s biggest banks, including Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase, who have already developed rival technology and fear that Silicon Valley companies could use the Fed system to p...
2019-08-06 03:32

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales...
2019-07-17 01:48

Tropical system could develop in Gulf of Mexico and Euro model predicts swing into Louisiana A tropical system could form in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, a spark of activity in what has so far been a sleepy Atlantic hurricane season....
2019-07-08 06:00

Friday’s Daily Brief: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Yemen food aid, IDs for Rohingya, protect fleeing Malians, Nagasaki Peace Ceremony Our main stories: ‘Promote’ indigenous peoples’ languages urges Guterres; WFP resumes Yemen food aid; 500,000 Rohingya ID cards issued; Malians fleeing violence need protection; Nagasaki Peace Ceremony message...
2019-08-10 05:32

Waymo inks driverless car deal with Renault, Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles for France, Japan Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries in Asia, including China, the autonomous car company announced Thursday....
2019-06-20 08:16

Pentagon eager to resolve JEDI contract as China races to develop military cloud computing system "We don't want to waste any more time moving forward because we know our potential adversaries are doing it at their own speed," U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan says....
2019-08-15 02:00

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
2019-06-27 22:00

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

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-28 09:00

| Rassie: Pumas will be fired up Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus is under know illusions as to how difficult his charges upcoming Rugby Champioship clash against the Pumas in Salta will be....
2019-08-07 21:32

Police searching for man who fired at officers ERLANGER, Ky. (AP) — Police say they are searching for a suspect who fired at officers during a traffic stop and then fled on foot. The Erlanger Police Department said in a Facebook post that officers are searching for the suspect, who is described a...
2019-06-06 17:00

Why Brooks Koepka thinks someone at Fox ‘should get fired’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The chip on Brooks Koepka’s shoulder just got bigger than the body of water to the left of Pebble Beach’s famous 18th hole, which happens to be the Pacific Ocean. “There’s a commercial [running] now where I’m not even in it, an...
2019-06-12 16:48

Cuomo says Daniel Pantaleo should be fired Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he believes NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for his role in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner, heeding the recommendation of an NYPD administrative judge. “We have a judge who said the officer in the Eric Ga...
2019-08-05 22:32

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment complex near the intersection of Man o’ War and Todds Road. At the scene...
2019-06-19 13:48

They had just purchased fireworks. Then a man fired his gun into their car, igniting it Two young Houston-area children are in critical condition after a motorist fired into their family car and ignited fireworks.        ...
2019-07-06 03:00

Mets analyst Nelson Figueroa fired from SNY Mets TV analyst Nelson Figueroa has been fired from his job with SNY, The Post has learned. Figueroa was let go Friday morning after he showed up Thursday in what was described by sources as a state not fit to work. Figueroa allegedly demanded to sti...
2019-06-01 10:00

New Zealand fired up by cruel Netherlands defeat New Zealand's heart-breaking defeat by the Netherlands in their women's World Cup opener had ignited an even bigger fire in the bellies of the Football Ferns ahead of their next encounter against Canada, midfielder Katie Bowen said....
2019-06-14 09:00

The Latest: Man Who Fired At Texas Courthouse Just Graduated Brian Isaack Clyde – Gunman dead after shootout with police outside Dallas court building, Texas, Photo Date: 6/17/2019 DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 5 ...
2019-06-18 03:16

Cop who ‘froze’ during Las Vegas shooting massacre is fired A cowardly Las Vegas cop who admitted that he froze in a hallway while responding to the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history has been fired, department officials said. Officer Cordell Hendrex — who was caught on body camera footage wai...
2019-07-04 09:32

Up to half of exiting CEOs don't quit. They get fired When companies announce their CEOs are leaving, they may offer any number of vague reasons. But it's rare that they'd ever say the chief executive was "fired" or explain precisely why....
2019-07-19 20:32

Daniel Pantaleo should be fired, Elizabeth Warren says Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo to be canned after an administrative judge recommended he be fired for the 2014 death of Eric Garner. “Officer Pantaleo should be fired. Eric G...
2019-08-02 23:00

Why Four Officers Were Fired for Their Response to the Parkland Shooting “This was neglect of duty,” the sheriff said in announcing the firing of two more deputies on Wednesday, more than 16 months after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School....
2019-06-27 23:16

These firefighters fought back after being fired for having babies After Grace Fosu and Thelma Hammond were fired from Ghana's National Fire Service they filed a lawsuit in the country's first gender discrimination court case....
2019-05-21 17:32

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has told the state’s personnel secretary that she intends to defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean...
2019-06-06 04:16

Cop fired after $500 goes missing from homicide victim’s wallet An Atlanta police officer has been axed for allegedly mishandling $500 in cash from a homicide victim’s wallet, authorities said. Officer Keisha Richburg’s body cam footage released by the Atlanta Police Department shows the alleged incid...
2019-07-11 14:32

Tear gas fired in Hong Kong with no end in sight to protests Police have fired tear gas inside a train station and in several other Hong Kong neighborhoods where protesters occupied roads in another weekend of anti-government demonstrations...
2019-08-11 17:00

North Korea fired projectiles into sea in 3rd weapons test South Korea’s military says North Korea fired unidentified projectiles twice into the sea off its eastern coast in its third weapons tests in just over a week...
2019-08-02 03:16

Shots Fired at Toronto Raptors Championship Parade Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors that turned into a stampede. Police said there were two arrests....
2019-06-18 00:48

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
2019-07-12 15:48

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
2019-08-04 05:16

Ex-Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie upset over way he was fired Former Cleveland Browns assistant Bob Wylie criticized current coach Freddie Kitchens over the way Kitchens handled the decision not to retain him on his staff....
2019-08-06 15:16

Police: Texas officers kill man who fired while running off AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — Police say Amarillo officers shot and killed a 22-year-old man suspected of earlier shootings after he opened fire on them. A city police spokesman says officers had been looking for Isaac Ray Ruiz after he shot at people Tuesd...
2019-05-31 02:32

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
2019-06-02 12:00

Former Tinder exec says she was fired over sexual assault complaint A one-time senior executive at Tinder who publicly accused the dating app’s former CEO of sexually assaulting her has filed a new lawsuit against him and her former parent companies, alleging she was canned for speaking out. The accusations fro...
2019-08-06 14:16

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

Google engineer claims he was bullied, fired for being a conservative An ousted conservative Google engineer claims he was the victim of the tech giant’s systematic “bullying” of its more right-leaning employees, according to a new report. Trump supporter Kevin Cernekee was fired from the liberal Sili...
2019-08-01 23:00

Flight attendant fired for allegedly being drunk on the clock A flight attendant was arrested after passengers aboard a flight from Chicago to South Bend, Indiana, expressed concern about her condition during the flight, court documents show....
2019-08-11 10:32

RWE to shut Wales coal-fired power plant Challenging market conditions in the UK for coal-fired power generation are forcing RWE to close its 1.56 gigawatt plant in Wales, the company has said....
2019-08-01 18:32

Drake was so fired up after the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA title The rapper was very happy once the final buzzer sounded and the Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors for their first NBA championship.       ...
2019-06-14 13:16

2 Officers fired for Ocasio-Cortez Facebook post Two Louisiana police officers have been fired over a Facebook post calling U.S. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez a "vile idiot" and suggesting that she be shot.        ...
2019-07-23 17:16

Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton claims he was fired Canopy Growth Corp.’s co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%. “I was terminated,” Linton said in an interview with CNBC followin...
2019-07-03 19:00

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
2019-07-16 02:16

Canadian artist fired after viral Trump cartoon A publishing company in New Brunswick, Canada, has terminated its contract with cartoonist Michael de Adder after a drawing he did of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on social media. The drawing, whi...
2019-06-30 20:48

600 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Twenty-three people have died in Gaza as a result of the fighting between Israel and Gaza militants since Saturday morning, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health....
2019-05-22 00:16

Fired Johns Hopkins professor won't work for Facebook after all Daniel Povey, a professor who was fired by Johns Hopkins University, said he will no longer go work at Facebook after the company asked him to work as a contractor while it investigated circumstances around his firing....
2019-08-17 00:48

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort...
2019-05-22 23:48

Swimming: 'Iron Lady' Hosszu fired up by ISL battle She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool....
2019-05-23 01:16

De Blasio would’ve fired Eric Garner cop ‘immediately’: Bronx Dem DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio would have fired the NYPD cop who engaged in a fatal struggle with Eric Garner if he could have, a surrogate for de Blasio’s presidential campaign said Wednesday. “I have no doubt that if due process ...
2019-08-01 02:16

Pakistan says it has test-fired nuclear-capable missile ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a long-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. A statement from the military says the surface-to-surface Shaheen-II missile, which has a range of 1,500 k...
2019-05-23 15:32

Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo to sue commissioner to get his job back Fired NYPD cop Daniel Pantaleo will sue Police Commissioner James O’Neill in a bid to win back his job, his lawyer said Monday. Pantaleo will file a suit under Article 78 of the state Civil Practice Law and Rules, lawyer Stuart London said. The...
2019-08-19 22:16

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underling. Caesars terminated Regional President Kevin Ortzman after the lawsuit, filed by Jocelyn Agnellini...
2019-08-13 11:48

Joy Behar: Staff who kept Hillary Clinton from ‘The View’ should have 'been fired' “The View” co-host Joy Behar thinks Hillary Clinton made a “mistake” by not making more appearances on the daytime gabfest during the 2016 presidential campaign – and that someone “should have been fired” as a result....
2019-05-22 17:16

The Latest: Police: Dead suspect had fired handgun at them FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the police shooting of a Fort Worth aggravated assault suspect and its aftermath (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Authorities in Fort Worth say evidence shows that an aggravated assault suspect shot and killed by of...
2019-06-11 02:32

MTA bus driver suspensions surge but drivers rarely fired The MTA slapped bus drivers with 4,330 suspensions over a four-year period, but fired only 60, despite some having as many as 10 strikes against them....
2019-06-08 23:48

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
2019-08-01 17:32

Mueller to lawmakers: Trump wanted him fired over investigation Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wanted him fired because of his investigation into possible obstruction of justice as part of the Russia investigation....
2019-07-24 18:48

13 Pa. police officers to be fired over offensive Facebook posts Thirteen officers in Pennsylvania will be fired following an investigation into racist and offensive Facebook posts, the Philadelphia police commissioner announced on Thursday....
2019-07-19 02:16

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profil...
2019-06-14 15:48

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
2019-08-01 16:00

RWE to close coal-fired power plant in Wales RWE on Thursday said it would close its 1.56 gigawatt (GW) Aberthaw B power plant in Wales due to challenging market conditions for coal-fired power capacity in Britain....
2019-08-01 14:48

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin&...
2019-05-21 19:16

Montenegro football coach Tumbakovic fired over Kosovo game Football officials in Montenegro fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he refused to lead the team in a qualifier with Kosovo. Tumbakovic's homeland Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as a country....
2019-06-08 22:16

Lexington Police In Standoff After Shots Fired On South Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Lexington were working Sunday morning to resolve a standoff after shots were fired on the city’s south side. Authorities said the incident began after reports of shots being fired near Spangler Drive. J...
2019-05-26 16:32

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s ad...
2019-06-22 00:32

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is ...
2019-07-17 22:48

South Carolina teacher says she was fired for pro-choice posts on Facebook A South Carolina teacher has filed a lawsuit against a Catholic school that fired her because she posted on Facebook several statements supporting abortion rights, which goes against the church's long-held teachings....
2019-07-11 22:48

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
2019-06-02 21:48

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in...
2019-06-13 10:32

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
2019-06-14 08:32

Talking In Workplace As Trump Can Get US Workers Fired, Employers Fined While President Donald Trump's remark that four congresswomen of color should "go back" to their ancestral countries was condemned as racist and wrong, similar comments by others have generated far......
2019-08-03 09:00

| Hong Kong protests: Flights suspended, tear gas fired All flights in and out of Hong Kong have been cancelled after thousands of pro-democracy protesters flooded the city's airport to denounce police violence....
2019-08-13 00:48

North Korea fired two projectiles, South Korean military says South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were launched from an area near the North's western coast and flew cross-country before landing in waters off the country's eastern coast....
2019-08-06 09:16

State Department's policy planning chief 'fired': sources The head of policy planning at the State Department, Kiron Skinner, was fired on Thursday after nearly a year in the job, according to two sources familiar with the decision....
2019-08-02 23:32

Police Investigate After Shots Fired On Chelsea Woods Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after a shots fired call in Lexington. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Chelsea Woods Court. Officials say they believe there was a disorder between a woman and her ex-boyfriend after h...
2019-05-22 11:48

Woman says she was fired from county jail for reporting supervisor’s lap dance A Georgia woman says she was fired from her job at the county jail because she reported her supervisor for giving a lap dance to a deputy while she was still on duty. Sharon Cunningham, the worker who reported the incident, described what she saw to ...
2019-07-18 07:16

Georgia police officer fired for shocking, punching woman An Atlanta police officer has been fired for using a stun gun on a woman and punching her in the face in front of her traumatized 4-year-old daughter....
2019-05-22 15:16

UPDATE 2-Canopy Growth co-CEO Bruce Linton says he was fired -CNBC Canopy Growth Corp's co-chief executive officer, Bruce Linton, said he was fired from the Canadian cannabis company, which he founded in 2013, sending its shares down 6%....
2019-07-03 15:32

Fired Texas deputy indicted for raping woman while on duty A former Texas deputy has been indicted for raping a woman in her home while he was on duty, prosecutors said. Richard Cornejo, 37, was arrested Thursday on sexual assault and official oppression charges for a July 2018 incident while he was working ...
2019-06-07 20:48

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
2019-06-13 15:48

Police respond to reports of shots fired at California mall SAN BRUNO, Calif. (KNTV) – Police in San Bruno responded Tuesday afternoon to reports of shots fired at the Tanforan Mall. At about 4 p.m., BART closed down its San Bruno station after it received reports of an active shooter. LIVE: Police ...
2019-07-03 04:32

Talking like Trump in the workplace can cost your employer money and get you fired The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has won at least a dozen settlements in the past decade against employees who told co-workers to go back to where they came from....
2019-08-02 22:32

Former Tesla workers claim they were fired for using maternity and sick leave Current and former workers also claim point-system attendance policy penalizes employees for use of paid time offIn February 2018, Devon Beccera started working at the Tesla Giga factory in Sparks, Nevada. A few months into her employment she was pro...
2019-07-09 11:48

As many as 100 chicken plant workers reportedly fired after Mississippi ICE raid There are unconfirmed reports that as many as 100 employees have been fired at a chicken processing plant in Morton.        ...
2019-08-15 02:48

Airport worker fired for slipping ‘you ugly’ note to traveler A security screener at a New York airport is out of a job after slipping a note to a traveler that read: “you ugly.” Neal Strassner was going through a security checkpoint at Greater Rochester International Airport in late June when the s...
2019-08-18 14:32

Trump supporter fired from teaching job over racy photoshoot with guns A Trump supporter who posed semi-nude with American flags and guns claims she was fired from her job as a private school teacher over her political beliefs. Chelsy Zelasko filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Grove School in Connecticut, ...
2019-06-20 20:00

Schumer calls for CBP leadership to be fired over offensive Facebook group Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called Wednesday for the Trump administration to remove top officials at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
2019-07-04 00:00

NYPD officer who put Eric Garner in chokehold should be fired, judge says Eric Garner died in July 2014 after being pulled to the groundNYPD says Pantaleo has been suspended, ‘effective today’A judge has recommended that Daniel Pantaleo, the New York police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, be fired...
2019-08-02 23:16

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russia warplanes South Korean defense officials on Tuesday said Seoul launched fighter jets in response to "multiple" Russian military planes that entered into the country's airspace. ...
2019-07-23 08:00

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
2019-05-26 01:16

Sarah Silverman: I was fired from film after blackface photo resurfaced The comedian says she was let go from a movie project after producers became aware of a 2007 comedy sketch in which she wore blackfaceSarah Silverman has said she was recently fired from a film after producers unearthed a still of her in 2007 wearing...
2019-08-12 19:32

Nag Missile Successfully Test-Fired 12 Times In 11-Day Period At Pokhran DRDO has successfully test-fired the Nag Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) multiple times at the Pokhran Field Firing ranges in Rajasthan, the Defence Ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-20 05:48

Pantaleo, who killed Eric Garner, should’ve been fired ‘years ago’: Johnson Council Speaker Corey Johnson said on Wednesday that the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner while trying to detain him on a Staten Island street should have been fired “years ago.” Johnson tweeted the statement about officer Daniel Panta...
2019-08-01 04:32

Fired VP suing Goldman Sachs claims he was told he ‘sounds too gay’ A gay vice president at financial giant Goldman Sachs, who is suing his former employment because of discrimination, is claiming he was excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to reports....
2019-06-06 02:48

Off-duty police officer fired gun in deadly Costco shooting CORONA, Calif. — An off-duty police officer opened fire inside a Costco Wholesale warehouse store, killing a man who had attacked him and wounding two others, the Corona Police Department said. Kenneth French, 32, of Riverside assaulted the Los Angel...
2019-06-16 21:48

Harvard fencing coach fired over sale of home to prospect's dad Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team....
2019-07-10 20:16

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE A...
2019-05-29 06:00

Officer fired after video appears to show him choking teen LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a white Florida police officer who appears to be choking a black teenager on video has been fired. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Largo police announced the termination Tuesday of 43-year-old Brian L...
2019-06-20 04:48

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a pict...
2019-06-13 00:00

Police: Man killed in Wichita shootout fired dozens of times WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a 56-year-old man who died in a shootout with officers fired 52 rounds into common walls he shared with two neighbors. Police say Fred Burton’s neighbors called early Thursday to report what they thought ...
2019-05-24 20:48

The Latest: Sniper says Navy SEAL fired at civilians in Iraq SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A former Navy SEAL has testified at a court-martial about several occasions when a fellow snipe...
2019-06-19 21:48

Jury awards whistleblower fired by Planned Parenthood $3 million PHOENIX (KPNX) — A Maricopa County jury has awarded $3 million to a former Planned Parenthood employee who claimed she was wrongfully fired because she alerted supervisors that patients were suffering a high rate of medical complications after aborti...
2019-08-20 04:48

IBM Fired 100,000 Older Employees To Look "Cool, Trendy", Claims Lawsuit In a startling revelation, a senior IBM employee has deposed in an on-going age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to......
2019-08-01 23:48

Hillary Clinton was 'ecstatic' when Trump fired Comey, new book says Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has opposed virtually everything President Trump has done since he took office, but apparently cheered on the firing of FBI Director James Comey according to a new book....
2019-05-29 08:48

MLS Coach Fired Over Unhinged, Multi-Phase Homophobic Meltdown Real Salt Lake head coach Mike Petke was fired by the team Sunday, a little over two weeks after his meltdown at the end of his team’s 1–0 loss to Tigres UANL in the Leagues Cup. Between then and now Petke was hit with three different suspensions plu...
2019-08-13 11:48

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he ha...
2019-05-21 17:48

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in the 200 block of Carlisle Avenue on the city’...
2019-06-10 13:32

Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
2019-08-14 18:00

Police union: Chief violated law in case of 5 fired officers ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The president of the St. Paul police union says the city’s police chief broke a state law by revealing details about a case that cost five officers their jobs. St. Paul Police Federation head Paul Kuntz said Friday that p...
2019-06-15 23:48

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
2019-05-24 19:32

Nuclear-Capable Prithvi II Missile Successfully Test Fired India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-II on Thursday night as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off the Odisha coast....
2019-06-27 20:48

Sky News crew deliberately fired upon by Syrian regime forces Sky News has gained exclusive access to the bombardment of Idlib - the last rebel outpost in Syria - and witnessed first-hand the relentless attack on civilians inside the province....
2019-05-23 18:16

‘Game of Thrones’ script ‘leaks’ and angry fans are fired up again The “Game of Thrones” finale aired months ago, but the controversy around the contentious final season is not. The series finale script is now online — and although some social media watchdogs are claiming it’s “leaked,” that’...
2019-08-01 19:16

Fired NYC Ballet dancer claims ex knew about nude pictures A former principal dancer at the New York City Ballet claims his ex-girlfriend — who sued him for allegedly sharing secretly-recorded naked photos and videos of her and other ballerinas — agreed to the racy pics and even asked for similar photos from...
2019-06-13 02:32

Subway boss fired for saying black teen wasn’t wanted for job A manager at a Subway in Texas was fired for denying a black teen a summer job due to her race – reportedly saying in a text message to an employee that “those people” weren’t wanted behind the counter at the restaurant. Katelyn Simmons, of Spring, w...
2019-06-04 23:32

Land art reminds you to maybe go offline sometimes Leon Keer, a Dutch pop-surrealist and land artist, has created a simple but monumental piece with a very clear message. Conceived for the Vision Art Festival in the Swiss alps of Crans-Montana, 'offline' anamorphic land art, will make visit...
2019-08-07 20:16

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
2019-05-22 05:16

By Air, Land and Sea, Travel is Electrifying From Norway to Nevada to New York, efforts are underway to make transportation and tourism more sustainable. Electrifying the ways people get around are a big part....
2019-07-17 19:32

Toyota Land Cruiser Toyota is adding a 60th anniversary edition for the iconic Land Cruiser's 2020 model year. Unlike the standard three-row Land Cruiser, the Heritage Edition will be offered only as a two-row model with just two colors available: black or white....
2019-07-17 07:00

Land Rover Defender Land Rover is counting on the Defender to help it win back market share from Toyota in Africa, Australia and South America, while selling for a premium in Europe and North America....
2019-07-19 10:01

6 easy steps to help you land your next job Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. There’s no denying that looking for a new role can sometimes turn into a full-time job, but with these handy tip...
2019-07-01 21:48

Kal Yafai: ‘If I’d lost, I’d be in no man’s land’ After his last fight, Kal Yafai tells John Dennen that he cannot afford to be complacent when he defends his WBA super-flyweight title against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence The post Kal Yafai: ‘If I̵...
2019-06-14 08:00

What did Huawei actually do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
2019-05-21 20:16

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by S...
2019-05-29 06:00

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Str...
2019-08-17 03:00

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city....
2019-07-19 08:16

Dayton shooter Connor Betts fired at least 41 rounds in 30 seconds: cops Dayton gunman Connor Betts squeezed off at least 41 rounds in his 30-second rampage — but may have brought as many as 250 rounds to the bloodbath, cops said Monday. “If all the magazines that we recovered from the suspect were completely full &...
2019-08-05 19:16

| Shots fired in Sudan ahead of crunch talks on ruling body At least eight people have been reported wounded by gunshots near a Khartoum sit-in , before crucial talks between military chiefs and protest leaders over a transitional governing body....
2019-05-21 16:00

Harvard coach fired over sketchy home sale to athlete’s father CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scal...
2019-07-10 02:16

White campground manager fired after holding gun in confrontation with black couple A Kampgrounds of America manager has been fired after a viral video of her holding a gun at an African American couple who did not have a reservation.        ...
2019-05-29 23:16

Alleged murder-for-hire NYPD cop cries in court as she is fired from force The NYPD cop charged with hiring a hit man to kill her estranged husband bawled like a baby in court on Friday — as her lawyer revealed she’s been fired from the force over the sick plot. Trading her NYPD uniform and badge for a navy jumpsuit a...
2019-05-31 23:16

Exclusive: Trump Says the Mueller Investigation Hurt His Approval But Fired Up His Base President Donald Trump‘s approval rating has never cracked 50% in Gallup polls, but he argues that it would be several points above that if it weren’t for Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation. “Based on the economy, ...
2019-06-19 06:48

Two Police Officers Are Fired Over Facebook Post Saying Ocasio-Cortez ‘Needs a Round’ One police officer from Gretna, La., referred to the congresswoman as a “vile idiot” and suggested she should be shot. Another officer liked the post....
2019-07-23 08:48

2 parents in custody after shots fired outside Alabama elementary school, officials say Two parents have been taken into custody in Alabama Thursday after shots were fired outside of an elementary school while children were being dropped off, officials say....
2019-08-08 23:16

Navy improves helicopter-fired laser weapons to counter mines The Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place -- and no longer rely purely upon more narrow...
2019-07-23 21:16

The Latest: Newton tells jury he fired shot as burglars fled LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a 22-year-old Nevada prison inmate accused of burglarizing the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton and his family in June 2018 (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton...
2019-06-19 03:48

Space agency chief fired after revealing recent Amazon deforestation Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has fired the director of the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon after it revealed a big increase in deforestation...
2019-08-05 18:32

UAPD gives all clear in shots fired report at Campbell Avenue Farms TUCSON – University of Arizona Police Department responded to shots fired report near Campbell Avenue and Roger Road Monday afternoon. At around 2:36 p.m. Monday, a UA Alert was sent out that UAPD was investigating Campbell Avenue Farms after t...
2019-05-21 18:16

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
2019-07-12 13:48

North Texas officer who failed to find abducted girl fired FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas police chief says he’s fired a sergeant who failed to find an 8-year-old girl who had been abducted when he visited the hotel room where she was being held. Forest Hill police Chief Dan Dennis said Wednesday tha...
2019-06-20 18:32

Eric Garner: New York police officer fired over chokehold death The firing comes five years after Eric Garner died during an altercation with New York Police officers. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," became a rallying cry to protest police violence in the US....
2019-08-20 06:16

Police fired 55 times at Willie McCoy. A consultant called it 'reasonable' The 20-year-old aspiring rapper had been sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell when Vallejo police shot himThe California police officers who killed Willie McCoy, a 20-year-old who had been sleeping in his car, fired 55 bullets at him in 3.5 seconds – w...
2019-06-13 00:00

NYPD hunt gunman who fired on police officer at a traffic stop Police are searching for a would-be cop killer they say opened fire, striking no one, after they pulled him over for a routine car stop for non-working brake lights at 1:30 a.m. Saturday in Jamaica, Queens. The suspect, accused of fleeing on foot whi...
2019-06-02 09:00

Shots fired, four injured during Toronto Raptors' NBA championship parade Shots were fired during the Raptors' NBA championship parade in Toronto on Monday; police say injuries to two victims were "not life-threatening."       ...
2019-06-18 05:16

Chef named Ryans claims she was fired when manager discovered her gender A Brooklyn pastry chef with a male-sounding name was hired sight unseen at a Manhattan restaurant because bosses thought she was a man — and promptly fired when she showed up and they learned she was a woman, a lawsuit claims. Ryans McGovern says she...
2019-06-09 02:48

Louisiana police officers fired over Facebook post suggesting AOC should be shot Two Louisiana police officers were fired Monday over a recent social media post that appeared to call for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., to be shot....
2019-07-23 20:01

Two Cops Fired Over Facebook Post Suggesting Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Should Be Assassinated Two police officers in Gretna, Louisiana have been fired over a Facebook post that suggested Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be killed. One of the officers published the content and another police officer liked it.Read more......
2019-07-23 18:16

EPA Rolls Back Obama Rule on Coal-Fired Power Plants (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation’s electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and the...
2019-06-20 05:16

NYPD officer accused in Eric Garner's death has been fired, commissioner says Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner that sparked nationwide outrage, has been fired, Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday afternoon....
2019-08-19 19:48

100,000 Older IBM Employees Fired to Make Company 'Cool', 'Trendy': Lawsuit A senior IBM employee has deposed in an ongoing age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to look "cool" and "trendy" for......
2019-08-02 11:00

Faye Dunaway fired from Broadway-bound ‘Tea at Five’ for slapping crew member The actress — best remembered for her over-the-top portrayal of screen icon Joan Crawford in the 1981 movie "Mommie Dearest" — is accused of creating a "hostile" work environment that included slapping and throwing things at crew members, who were "f...
2019-07-25 00:48

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
2019-05-22 20:48

Report: Shinzo Abe played golf after North Korea fired missiles Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is drawing scorn from local media following reports he went golfing the day North Korea tested two short-range missiles....
2019-07-31 20:32

Johns Hopkins professor fired for jeopardizing student safety, report A Johns Hopkins associate research professor has been fired from the University for jeopardizing student safety after he attempted to break into a campus building with bolt cutters to stop a student sit-in protest....
2019-08-11 13:00

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s recommendation that Pantaleo be fired for the 2014 chokehold incident that caused Eric Garner’s death ...
2019-08-02 21:48

'Useless' Sainsbury's boss told he should be fired for failed Asda deal Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe was described as "useless" and told he ought to be fired as he faced the company's first AGM since its planned merger with Asda was blocked by regulators....
2019-07-04 22:00