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Lufthansa CEO sees no 'Greta Effect' on passenger numbers

German airline Lufthansa expects passenger numbers to rise about 4% this year, its chief executive told a newspaper, playing down talk that public support for teenage climate acti...

Lufthansa CEO sees no 'Greta Effect' on passenger numbers

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‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planetSome seek to convey the wonder of endangered animals while others give tips on how to tackle waste or tell tales of inspirational environmental ac...
2019-08-11 10:32

Poor Passenger Vehicle Sales Bring Maruti Suzuki's Total Numbers Down By 22% In May 2019 Maruti Suzuki India has reported yet another de-growth in monthly sales for May 2019, with the company selling just 134,641 units last month, compared to the 172,512 vehicles sold in May 2018,......
2019-06-01 13:00

Guess Sees Little Effect From Potential China Tariffs Increase Guess shares rose sharply in after-hours trading after the fashion retailer raised its profit forecast for its fiscal year and said it expects minimal effects from further tariffs between the U.S. and China....
2019-08-29 08:16

Greta Thunberg sees land ahead as she approaches New York Swedish climate activist nears end of her Atlantic crossing on zero-carbon yachtGreta Thunberg is likely to arrive in New York soon after crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht.“Land!! The lights of Long Island and New York City ahead,” the 16-...
2019-08-28 12:32

Afghan election sees big drop in voter numbers: unofficial estimate Afghanistan's presidential election turnout is unofficially estimated at just over 2 million people or about 20 percent of registered voters, an official said on Sunday, solidifying fears that a low participation rate could marr the vote....
2019-09-29 11:32

Greta Thunberg sees Trump as he arrives for UN climate action summit - video Greta Thunberg briefly crossed paths with Donald Trump at the United Nations in New York on Monday. Thunberg, the Swedish climate activist, fixed Trump with a steady stare as he arrived at the UN to attend a meeting on religious freedom. The US presi...
2019-09-23 21:16

Lufthansa summer bookings looking good: CEO in NZZ Bookings for the summer months are looking good, the chief executive of Lufthansa told a newspaper, adding that the airline's performance would improve in coming quarters after a weak start to the year....
2019-06-04 10:32

Lufthansa’s Superstar Pilot Goes from Hero to Zero Just two years ago, Carsten Spohr was named Germany’s manager of the year after delivering stellar returns. Now he’s just delivering profit warnings....
2019-06-17 17:48

BA and Lufthansa cancel flights over terrorism fears British Airways announced Saturday that flights to Cairo were being canceled for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment." The announcement came as the UK Foreign Office warned citizens traveling to Egypt of a "heightened risk of ...
2019-07-22 09:32

| British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move....
2019-07-21 11:48

Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo after safety suspension The German carrier had canceled its flights to the Egyptian capital over unspecified safety concerns. British Airways flights to Cairo remain suspended due to a "heightened risk of terrorism."...
2019-07-21 14:00

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fear being mistakenly attacked....
2019-06-21 13:32

Germany's Lufthansa airline slumps after weak profits German airline Lufthansa has reported sliding profits in the second quarter. Stiff competition from budget European carriers and rising operating costs are eating into the company's earnings....
2019-07-31 19:48

Lufthansa: Cabin crew union threatens strike in July The UFO cabin crew union says Lufthansa staff could walk off the job next month amid a pay dispute. A strike in the middle of summer will likely spell travel chaos for thousands of passengers planning to go on holiday....
2019-06-20 15:01

Lufthansa resumes flights to Cairo, British Airways stays away British Airways attributed its cancellations to what it called its constant review of security arrangements at all airports, calling them "a precaution to allow for further assessment."...
2019-07-22 11:01

British Airways, Lufthansa cancel flights to Cairo over security concerns British Airways has suspended flights to Cairo for seven days over what Britain's Foreign Office has called a "heightened risk of terrorism." Lufthansa has also temporarily canceled its flights to the Egyptian capital....
2019-07-21 04:32

Lufthansa offers customers opportunity to buy climate-friendly plane fuel Lufthansa is launching a website that allows customers to buy climate-friendly plane fuel to compensate for the emissions caused by their flight.       ...
2019-08-20 04:48

British Airways and Lufthansa Suspend Flights to Cairo for Unspecified Reasons (LONDON) — British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The ...
2019-07-21 21:48

Lufthansa Plane Evacuated At Belgrade Airport After Bomb Threat Call A Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt was evacuated at Belgrade airport on Thursday after police received a call saying a bomb was on board, the Serbian interior ministry said....
2019-07-18 20:48

Airline shares under pressure after surprise Lufthansa profit warning – business live German carrier warns on “aggressive” growth in low-cost competitionKier Group to cut 1,200 jobs and sell housing divisionParis air show: Airbus reveals orders and new longer-range range modelBrexit: UK growth tipped to slow as firms run down stockpil...
2019-06-17 17:48

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo over unspecified security concerns When asked for more details about why flights had been suspended and what security arrangements the airline was reviewing, a spokeswoman for British Airways responded: "We never discuss matters of security."...
2019-07-21 09:48

Serb hoping for date with flight attendant confesses to Lufthansa bomb threat A 65-year old Serbian man confessed in court on Saturday to calling in a false bomb threat to stop a Lufthansa flight attendant from leaving the country because he hoped she would go on a date with him....
2019-07-20 17:16

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for a week, citing security concerns The airlines paused flights to the Egyptian capital amid tensions tensions over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the region.       ...
2019-07-22 15:16

British Airways and Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo citing unspecified reasons related to safety and security Associated Press British Airways and Lufthansa both said Saturday they were suspending flights to Cairo for unspecified reasons related to safety and security. The British carrier said it was canceling flights to the Egyptian capital for a week. The...
2019-07-22 01:32

Tetris Effect Looks Stunning On PC Tetris Effect blends the world of visionary studio Enhance with the time-tested, near-perfect rules of Tetris for a euphoric sensory experience. I reviewed it last year for the PlayStation 4, and today, it’s finally out on PC. With enhanced visuals, ...
2019-07-23 15:16

New AZ laws to take effect on Tuesday TUCSON — The Arizona State Legislature approved more than 300 laws this year, with many set to go into effect on Tuesday. The laws cover a vast variety of topics, from education to crime. One new law means school officials will be able to admin...
2019-08-28 14:16

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other ...
2019-07-20 00:00

Is the Butterfly Effect Real? Is the 2004 Ashton Kutcher vehicle The Butterfly Effect a good movie? Definitely not, no—but try telling that to me at age thirteen. And then wrap your head, once more, around the fact that if you had told me that, you might have set in motion the ut...
2019-07-15 22:32

Ask the Captain: Why would an airline fly a plane with just one passenger? While it may seem silly to fly a nearly-empty plane, airlines do it anyway because the flight needs to be somewhere the next day or to move cargo.       ...
2019-08-14 19:00

NY gun law set to go into effect, will close ‘Charleston Loophole’ The new law creates a 30-day period before allowing a sale to proceed if a background check does not come back instantly with a “proceed” notification from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) used by the FBI....
2019-09-12 03:32

Trump's ethanol plan goes into effect The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday officially opened up year-round sales of higher ethanol fuel blends, called E15, fulfilling a promise President Trump made to Iowa corn farmers....
2019-05-31 15:16

The Lovelace effect: Chips with Everything podcast Ada Lovelace Day is in its 10th year, and to mark it, Jordan Erica Webber is joined by the founder of the event, Suw Charman-Anderson, to talk about why we need to do more to help support women working in STEM. She also talks to Dr Tilly Blyth, the h...
2019-10-07 07:16

Quantum gravity could reverse cause and effect You've probably heard of Schrödinger's cat, the unfortunate feline in a box that is simultaneously alive and dead until the box is opened to reveal its actual state. Well, now wrap your mind around Schrödinger's time, a situation in which one event c...
2019-08-29 12:48

Animal cruelty law in Arizona goes into effect PHOENIX- A new animal cruelty law went into effect Tuesday and strengthens penalties for people who abuse domestic animals in Arizona. Apollo is about 34-years-old and came to Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary a couple of years ago. “He was dump...
2019-08-28 14:16

Transforming sports for spectators: the 5G effect The goal of every athlete is not just to win, but to continually grow faster and stronger, so that they may keep on winning in the future. But this isn’t just the case in sports. As we speak, every player in the mobile industry is gearing up f...
2019-06-03 10:32

You Can Now Play Mass Effect 2 In First-Person The Mass Effect games are third-person by design, but that hasn’t stopped LordEmil1 from creating a mod that lets PC gamers play the best of them—Mass Effect 2—from a first-person perspective....
2019-06-20 03:32

Euthanasia Law Comes Into Effect In First Australia State Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a "bold change" Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal....
2019-06-19 06:32

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See how we kept subscribers on the right side of this trend, plus the more recent 50 percent rally in crud...
2019-05-21 15:48

Futures power higher on Fed effect U.S. stock index futures jumped on Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated that it was ready to cut interest rates as soon as next month to counter growing risks to global and domestic growth....
2019-06-20 15:01

Quiet supersonic passenger airplane unveiled Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has revealed plans for its Quiet Supersonic Technology Airliner, or QSTA, that will leverage its joints research with NASA to create a passenger airplane capable of Mach 1.8....
2019-06-20 15:16

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam....
2019-08-25 22:00

Passenger dies after speeding van crashes into backhoe Shocking photos show the wreckage of a minivan that careened into a construction vehicle Wednesday morning in Brooklyn, killing a passenger and injuring the driver, police said. The 31-year-old driver of the red Dodge was traveling at apparent high s...
2019-07-31 19:00

U.S. Suspends Passenger and Cargo Flights to Venezuela The Department of Homeland Security said the country’s instability created conditions that “threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew.”...
2019-05-21 15:48

Passenger opens plane exit instead of toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom while the plane was still on the ground....
2019-06-10 12:16

Bus driver speaks out after angry passenger pulls gun on him The MTA bus driver who had a gun pulled on him because he didn’t pick up an unhinged passenger told The Post he’s relieved to know the hothead has been busted — but warned that more needs to be done to protect transit workers. “This guy d...
2019-08-10 09:16

Passenger Vehicle Sales Slowdown: 10 Things You Need To Know The auto industry has been witnessing a slowdown for the last nine months and lakhs of jobs are at risk. The government has decided to come up with a revival package for the industry....
2019-08-14 20:00

Deranged passenger arrested for trying to break into cockpit The crew and passengers aboard a Delta flight detained a lunatic who tried to barge into the cockpit — shouting that he “came to save the world” and forcing the New York-bound flight to return to Puerto Rico, police and the airline said. ...
2019-07-03 19:48

Airline to test electric passenger planes Aviation company Ampaire has begun retrofitting Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft with electric engines to create the Ampaire Electric EEL -- what could be the first commercially viable hybrid passenger airplane....
2019-07-31 21:48

When A Turtle Nearly Got Sucked Into Passenger Plane's Engine A turtle that wandered onto the runway at the Gold Coast Airport in Australia, caused more than a few problems for travellers on board an Adelaide-bound flight, authorities said on Friday....
2019-07-05 19:16

Airplane Contrails Have Surprising Effect on the Atmosphere The climate impact of flying isn’t just about carbon emissions. The contrails that airplanes create also influence the temperature of our atmosphere—and a new study finds that impact is set to grow in a big way.Read more......
2019-06-27 19:16

Fears over Brexit effect on UK-Ireland border A small ferry connects the hamlet of Greencastle in Northern Ireland with the village of Greenore in the Republic of Ireland. But if the UK leaves the EU without a Brexit deal, this local boat could find itself plying an international border. (Oct. 9...
2019-10-10 01:00

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from these “exceptional responders”?...
2019-05-21 15:16

The Glasgow effect: the photographs of Kirsty Mackay When a report revealed that her native city had the lowest male life expectancy in western Europe, photographer Kirsty Mackay went back to explore the personal stories behind the statistics‘At first I wanted to photograph issues, but I came to realis...
2019-09-23 12:16

Our Forecast Anticipated the S&P 500 Rally: The "Powell Effect" Came LATER The "Powell Effect" supposedly led to the S&P 500 rally that began on June 4th. Yet a simple timeline shows you the facts about what came first. This Chart of the Day also shows you what a real forecast looks like....
2019-06-06 21:32

Restrictions on Hard Currency Take Effect in Argentina (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — Restrictions on access to dollars took effect in Argentina on Monday as the government tries to control a rapid loss of foreign reserves and an accelerating devalution of the currency. The measure says residents can&...
2019-09-03 05:48

Avengers: Endgame's Most Important Hero Was Not a CGI Effect In a movie like Avengers: Endgame, you’re dealing in worlds, characters, and costumes that are all built from visual effects, to the point where even the office building from the Captain America vs. Captain America fight was all-digital. Sometimes, i...
2019-09-13 00:00

Halifax’s no-flyer bylaw is now in effect — here’s how it works Under the new bylaw letting businesses know that you don't want flyers can be as simple as printing out a sign and posting it in a visible location on your property....
2019-08-01 06:16

The Lynx effect: the deodorant that woke a boy from a coma A Cumbrian teenager was roused from an unconscious state after smelling the much-maligned body sprayName: The Lynx effect.Age: Mid-1990s to mid-2010s. Continue reading......
2019-05-29 03:01

Disney Would Consider Boycotting Georgia if Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect Georgia’s entertainment industry may take a major hit thanks to the state’s regressive politics. Several Hollywood producers have already said they won’t film in the state thanks to an abortion ban passed earlier this month. Now, Disney CEO Bob Iger ...
2019-05-30 05:16

Opponents sue as Trump’s new asylum rules go into effect The policy went into effect Tuesday but drew two swift lawsuits from immigrant advocacy groups in federal courts, one in San Francisco and one in Washington, D.C....
2019-07-17 12:48

| Dutch ban on burqas and niqabs takes effect The Netherlands has banned face-covering clothing, such as a burqa or niqab, in public buildings and on transport, as a contentious law on the garment worn by some Muslim women came into force....
2019-08-05 19:16

Is hair loss a side effect of Adderall? Adderall is a combination drug for the short-term treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Although it is generally a safe and effective drug, it can cause a range of side effects. Alopecia, or hair loss, is a pote...
2019-06-05 09:32

Is this how fructose worsens the effect of high fat diets? A new mouse study reveals that adding fructose to high fat diets disrupts fat burning in the liver through effects on fat oxidation genes and mitochondria....
2019-10-06 08:32

Crude Oil Prices: Rethinking the Sanctions Effect In late 2018, US-imposed sanctions on Iran were supposed to push oil prices to $90, $100, even $200 per barrel. Instead, U.S. crude plummeted 40% to a 17-month low. Elliott wave analysis sets the record straight....
2019-05-21 19:32

Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says "millions" of migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico is "unacceptable" and that Mexico must stop it. (June 4) ...
2019-06-04 18:48

KTM drops Zarco from its MotoGP line-up with immediate effect KTM has dropped Johann Zarco from its MotoGP line-up effective immediately, replacing the Frenchman with test rider Mika Kallio for the rest of the 2019 season...
2019-09-17 21:00

New mansion tax takes effect in New York on July 1 Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate, but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. CNBC's Robert Frank reports....
2019-06-06 20:16

Minimal effort for maximum glowing effect A rub here and a touch of colour there et voila… the natural beauty look. Plus, eyebrow gloss and healthy scalpsThis pared-down but polished look, as seen at Victoria Beckham SS19, is perfect when the thought of applying a full face of makeup makes y...
2019-07-07 11:00

Need for speed: is the 'Netflix effect' to blame for the NBN's failures? The NBN says Netflix has put pressure on its fixed wireless service, but the growth in streaming has been anticipated for years Politicians, tech experts and even the NBN itself talked up the arrival of Netflix and other streaming video services year...
2019-07-11 07:48

The monsoon numbers are in TUCSON – September was kind to us for rain, but not kind enough to overcome a sizable deficit we were under for most of the monsoon.Tucson wound up with 5.06″ of monsoon rain which is about 1″ shy of average. Below are the numbers f...
2019-10-03 09:16

Greta Is Here The air at North Cove Marina, a small slip amid the towering high rises of Lower Manhattan, felt pregnant. With rain. With hope. With anticipation....
2019-08-29 01:16

NTSB: NYC crash probe includes passenger interview An air safety investigator says an earlier passenger in a helicopter that crashed into a Manhattan skyscraper, killing the pilot, said nothing seemed out of the ordinary. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12 01:48

BA faces £183m fine over passenger data breach ICO says personal data of 500,000 customers was stolen from website and mobile app British Airways is to be fined more than £183m by the Information Commissioner’s Office after hackers stole the personal data of half a million of the airline’s custom...
2019-07-08 11:48

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures have on the airlines' cargo business, says Alexandre de Juniac, CEO of the International Air Tran...
2019-06-03 11:32

Passenger’s mid-flight meltdown caused hijack scare A woman who stormed a cockpit while yelling “I’ll kill you all!” — forcing two fighter jets to intercept the Turkey-bound flight — has been slapped with a $105,000 airline bill, according to reports. Chloe Haines, 25, was accused by British airline J...
2019-07-18 19:00

Flames: Passenger carry-on bag ignites at airport checkpoint CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint. The Yeager Airport in Charleston says two lithium batteries attached to a charger in the bag c...
2019-06-13 01:32

U.K. Airline Fines Unruly Passenger $106,000 for ‘Dangerous Behavior’ Jet2 said the disruptive conduct of Chloe Haines, 25, had forced the deployment of two military jets to escort her flight back to an airport near London....
2019-07-18 17:16

Government Mulling On Reducing Tax Rates For Passenger Vehicles SIAM and several automakers have asked for GST rates to be reduced on passenger vehicles and peg them under 18 per cent tax slab instead of 28 per cent....
2019-09-03 16:00

Passenger feared to have fallen overboard on cruise ship A huge search operation was launched after a tourist in pink pajamas — possibly an American teenager — fell off a cruise ship in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, according to passengers and reports. The Norwegian Epic was due to dock ...
2019-06-09 16:01

Cruise line says search for passenger in Mediterranean ended MADRID (AP) — A cruise operator says a passenger went overboard during a voyage in the Mediterranean Sea and a search for the missing Korean woman has been called off without her being found. Norwegian Cruise Line tweeted a photographed statement Sun...
2019-06-09 17:48

Man accused of fatally shooting Uber driver and another passenger A Maryland man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of his Uber driver and another passenger, the Prince George's County Police Department said Wednesday....
2019-08-29 21:00

Air France KLM's September passenger traffic rises from year ago Air France KLM reported higher passenger traffic figures for September on Tuesday, as the carrier looks to benefit from the collapse of the two of its smaller French competitors....
2019-10-08 12:16

Plane passenger throws laptop at boyfriend for ‘looking at other women’ A crazed airplane passenger threw a laptop at her boyfriend’s head on a packed jet — enraged at him looking at other women. A viral video watched more than 4 million times by Tuesday caught the expletive-filled fight between the couple as other...
2019-07-23 23:16

Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger’s bag NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger’s carry-on bag as he attempted to board a flight to the Dominican Republic. The TSA says a...
2019-06-18 13:32

Pilot, passenger die in small plane crash in Alaska KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Authorities say a pilot and a single passenger have died after a small plane crashed Monday near Ketchikan. Ketchikan Gateway Borough spokeswoman Deanna Thomas says in a release that the Taquan Air operated Beaver floatplane crash...
2019-05-21 17:32

This Oddly Cute Little Car Was the First Mass-Produced 4x4 Passenger Car Even Before the Jeep Four-wheel drive vehicles have been around longer than you may realize; there were experiments by Joseph Diplock in 1893, and the first real car Ferdinand Porsche engineered, the 1900 Lohner-Porsche Mixed Hybrid, was a 4WD hybrid electric car. When w...
2019-05-23 08:16

TSA found a Flamin' Hot Cheetos surprise when checking passenger's bag A woman was attempting to clear airport security when TSA pulled her aside to search her bag. The culprit item? Flamin' Hot Cheetos.       ...
2019-10-10 02:00

Snake Flies From Florida To Hawaii, Hiding In Passenger's Bag A small snake managed to get a free trip to Hawaii - by hiding in a passenger's bag. The juvenile snake was found in slithering out of the traveller's bag after he showed up at his rental in Maui on......
2019-06-14 10:16

Cabbie describes coaching passenger through childbirth in his taxi The Big Apple cabbie who calmly coached a woman through childbirth in the back of his car — and who didn’t even get a tip for his trouble — said he was left with a $190 cleanup bill. Livery driver Luis Leonardo, 34, told The Post th...
2019-08-01 20:32

FAA Seeks to Enable Return of Supersonic Passenger Aircraft The agency aims to eliminate regulatory hurdles that effectively have stymied a number of startups and established aerospace companies from testing new commercial supersonic designs in U.S. airspace....
2019-06-18 01:32

The Electric Porsche Taycan Packs Five Screens And One Is Just For The Passenger Just ahead of the debut of maybe the first true Tesla competitor, the Porsche Taycan, the Stuttgart-based automaker shared official photos of the EV sedan’s interior. It’s filled with five screens, one of which is solely for the passenger, and the di...
2019-08-23 06:48

Virgin Galactic reaches space again - this time with a passenger The first test passenger has gone to the edge of space aboard Virgin Galactic’s Unity space plane, a key milestone in the firm’s quest to send paying customers to space...
2019-05-21 18:32

Easyjet passenger pictured sitting on seat with no back EasyJet passengers told of their shock today after a picture emerged of a woman apparently sitting in a seat with no back to it on a flight from London....
2019-08-06 22:16

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
2019-06-17 13:32

Passenger anger as tens of thousands hit by BA systems failure More than 500 flights cancelled or delayed by IT glitch affecting London airports British Airways was facing passenger anger on Wednesday as more than 500 flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of a systems failure.In the latest in a series of...
2019-08-09 09:16

Flight diverted to Oklahoma City due to unruly passenger OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say an American Airlines flight from Pittsburgh to Dallas/Fort Worth was diverted to Oklahoma City because of a drunken, unruly passenger. The airline says the flight landed in Oklahoma City at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday and ...
2019-06-19 21:48

A Carnival passenger is in critical condition after falling off a railing (CCL) (AP Photo/J Pat Carte A Carnival Cruise Line passenger is in critical condition after falling on the Carnival Valor cruise ship, the US Coast Guard said in a press release on Tuesday. The 23-year-old male passenger suffered "multiple significant inj...
2019-10-11 05:48

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin boarded a flight from Siberia to Moscow last week ...
2019-05-21 17:32

Pot legalization increases car crashes, injuries, but little effect on hospitalization In Colorado, motor vehicle accidents went up by 10 percent, and alcohol abuse and overdoses that resulted in injury or death climbed by 5 percent, after marijuana was legalized in the state....
2019-05-21 19:48

Factbox: Effect of potential Mexico tariffs on U.S. companies U.S. companies have begun to respond to President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexican imports with mixed comments on the effects they would have on them and their customers....
2019-06-04 23:01

Chicken and steak have similar effect on cholesterol: study Experts have long studied the risks of red meat, thought to increase the risk of heart disease and cancer. But a new study finds that consuming white meat — specifically poultry — affects blood cholesterol levels in about the same way tha...
2019-06-04 20:48

Trump administration announces the end of 'catch and release'; changes take effect soon Acting Homeland Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced the end of the release of Central American families into the interior of the United States.        ...
2019-09-24 05:32

Appeals court allows Trump abortion rules to take effect A federal appeals court says new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect. Courts in Washington, Oregon and California had blocked the rules from taking effect. The rules ban taxpayer-funded c...
2019-06-20 21:48

Hurricane forecasts may be running headlong into the butterfly effect Enlarge / Hurricane Florence on NOAA's GOES satellite in 2018. (credit: NOAA) Not that they're ones to brag about it, but hurricane forecasters have gotten a lot better at their jobs in recent years, especially when it comes to predicting where tro...
2019-08-13 08:32

Climate change is having a devastating effect on vital organisms you can’t see Mankind is responsible for dramatic changes to Earths’ climate that may well spell doom for our continued existence on this planet. Scientists have proven it time and time again, and there’s absolutely heaps of evidence to support the cla...
2019-06-20 05:48

Trump expects Mexico tariffs to go into effect next week President Trump said Tuesday that his administration would likely go ahead and impose new tariffs on Mexico on Monday despite talks this week between the White House and Mexican officials to resolve the situation....
2019-06-05 10:32

Cuba travel ban goes into effect: 800,000 cruise passengers impacted As of Wednesday, cruise ships and private vessels can no longer visit Cuba, the Commerce Department said. But what if you've already booked a cruise?        ...
2019-06-05 22:16

Asia trade mixed as new US-China tariffs go into effect Stocks in Asia were mixed in Monday morning trade as the latest round of U.S. and China tariffs kicked into effect over the weekend. Investors also digested a series of recent data releases on Chinese factory activity....
2019-09-02 05:48

Latest US, Chinese tariff hikes take effect in trade war WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items in advance of the holi...
2019-09-02 05:16

Asia stocks mixed as new US-China tariffs go into effect Stocks in Asia were mixed in Monday morning trade as the latest round of U.S. and China tariffs kicked into effect over the weekend. Investors also digested a series of recent data releases on Chinese factory activity....
2019-09-02 06:48

Brexit effect forces women to go to Netherlands for abortions Charity says visa delays making it harder for immigrant women in Ireland to travel to UKA pro-choice charity that for decades has helped thousands of Irish women access abortions in England is sending foreign nationals to the Netherlands due to tight...
2019-06-07 19:32

Brexit uncertainties to have little effect on UK-exposed stocks, analysts say For companies that take in a significant portion of their revenue from the UK, the drawn-out Brexit saga has taken a backseat to other issues despite an impending Brexit vote that could leave the UK crashing out of the EU with no deal....
2019-09-28 19:00

US, Chinese tariffs officially take effect as trade war escalates The US and China began imposing tariffs on each other’s goods on Sunday, escalating the trade war between the two countries even as Beijing sounded a defiant tone. “The United States should learn how to behave like a responsible global po...
2019-09-02 01:48

Euthanasia law takes effect in Australia's Victoria state Voluntary euthanasia became legal in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday, with the government saying it had extensive safeguards to prevent the process being misused while allowing people a compassionate choice over how they die....
2019-06-19 12:16

Texas gun law changes take effect one day after deadly shooting near Odessa and Midland A bulk of gun law changes took effect in Texas on Sunday, loosening restrictions a day after a shooting near Odessa and Midland left 5 people dead.        ...
2019-09-01 18:16

Dribble no more: Physics can help combat that pesky “teapot effect” Enlarge Tea drinkers know all too well that annoying dribble from the kettle spout that so often occurs as one pours a nice refreshing cuppa. It's even known as the "teapot effect," and it usually happens when the tea is poured too slowly. Potters...
2019-05-21 16:32

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA — The network behind a show that’s become part of Georgia’s pop-culture fiber says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic po...
2019-06-06 17:48

Trump's 15% tariffs on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect The Trump administration's latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports took effect Sunday, raising prices Americans pay for clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer goods ahead of the holiday shopping season....
2019-09-01 13:16

Argentina stocks rebound after currency controls take effect Argentina's spiraling peso rallied slightly after the country imposed capital controls. Despite government assurances, long lines formed outside banks with people worried about being able to withdraw their cash....
2019-09-03 12:32

U.S. trade adviser Navarro: Mexico tariffs may not have to take effect White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Wednesday that U.S. tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect because Washington now has Mexico's attention on the issue....
2019-06-05 17:00

Trump's public attacks have 'no effect' on Fed policy, Rosengren says Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says....
2019-07-20 03:16

Dutch ‘burqa ban’ takes effect but police unlikely to enforce it A new Dutch law took effect Thursday banning face-covering clothing — including the burqa and niqab worn by conservative Muslim women — on public transportation, in government buildings and at health and education institutions....
2019-08-01 19:00

The Brandon Nimmo effect is already in full swing for Mets WASHINGTON — To make a wild run and jump over the Cubs and three other teams, the Mets are going to need plenty of energy this last month of the regular season. That is where Brandon Nimmo comes into play. Nimmo supplied a good deal of offensive ener...
2019-09-03 02:00

California gas prices set to soar again as tax hike takes effect Gas prices in California, which are already the nation’s highest, are poised to climb further on Monday as a state gas tax increase goes into effect. The tax increase of 5.6 cents a gallon is the latest uptick in the Golden State since 2017, wh...
2019-06-30 23:01

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations prevent people who show signs of being at risk to themselves or others from purchasing or owning a firearm,...
2019-08-23 10:00

US Supreme Court Allows Trump Asylum Restrictions To Take Effect The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed asylum restrictions by President Donald Trump's administration to take effect, preventing most Central American migrants from applying at the US border....
2019-09-12 10:32

SBI's New Interest Rates On Fixed Deposit Take Effect Today State Bank of India (SBI) FD interest rates: SBI revised its interest rates applicable to fixed deposits last month. SBI now provides interest rates of 5 per cent to the general public and 5.5 per......
2019-08-01 08:32

How to disable the blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen The blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen is new with version 1903, and it may not appeal to all users. There are three ways to disable this default feature....
2019-07-24 01:32

Tetris Effect PC has some quirks, and I don’t care because 144Hz ultrawide Tetris Effect on PC is reminding me why I love this game so much, and it's incredible to experience it on an ultrawide display at 144 frames per second.Read More...
2019-07-24 20:48

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
2019-05-24 00:32

Amazon fires: By the numbers The raging fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have captured the public's imagination worldwide for the last few weeks and recently prompted the country to declare a state of emergency in the region....
2019-08-28 22:16

By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed with the federal government....
2019-06-18 09:00

WWDC 2019 by the numbers Apple held its 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose on Monday and took the opportunity to show off its latest MacOS build, a bunch of new features for the iPad, a bonkers 6K display for its equally overpowered Mac Pro, and even a new way....
2019-06-04 05:48

USWNT's World Cup in numbers From Megan Rapinoe's iconic celebration to Alex Morgan sipping tea after scoring against England in the semifinals, the US Women's National Soccer Team at the World Cup has caused quite the stir....
2019-07-06 21:48

Tiger's career by the numbers It was never meant to happen. And yet, it did. It was the major victory many had long since accepted would never happen again -- 3,955 days after his last major triumph....
2019-05-21 14:31

This Isn't About Greta, Cowards Greta Thunberg changed everything on Monday: She lit into the United Nations and then joined 15 other kids in filing a complaint against the world for screwing her life.Read more......
2019-09-25 17:48

Another Air Canada passenger claims she was left on plane when crew forgot about her Less than a week after Air Canada admitted to leaving a passenger stranded on one of its planes, another woman is coming forward with her own similarly concerning tale. Pamela Prescod, 69, claims she was left stranded on an aircraft operated by Air C...
2019-06-28 21:48

Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight caused severe delays at Manchester Airport after opening the emergency exit door before the flight took off, thinking it was the toilet....
2019-06-10 18:16

Passenger Disgusted To Find Dried Vomit On Airplane Seat A passenger was horrified to find his seat covered in what appeared to be dried vomit during a British Airways flight from London Heathrow airport to Seattle....
2019-06-06 12:48

Tata Motors' Passenger Vehicle Sales Down By 31% In July 2019 Tata Motors' cumulative sales in the domestic market for the fiscal (April 2019 -July 2019) were at 47,430 units, a drop of 32 per cent, compared to units sold, in the same period last year....
2019-08-02 10:00

‘The people applaud him’: Amlo receives in-flight serenade from passenger Mexican president was thanked with an ode while aboard a low-cost flight to TepicWhen Andrés Manuel López Obrador put his presidential Boeing up for sale last year and pledged to travel economy class around Mexico, it was part of a budget-slashing po...
2019-05-30 04:01

GoAir Passenger Not Allowed To Board Plane For Refusing To Be Frisked Low-cost carrier GoAir on Tuesday said it did not allow a passenger to board an aircraft at the Bagdogra airport in West Bengal after he refused to undergo a mandatory second security check and......
2019-08-13 21:48

Visionary Or Vile? Pic Of Passenger Lying Under Airplane Seats Is Viral A photograph of a passenger lying under airplane seats has divided the Internet. The picture was shared on the Instagram account 'Passenger Shaming'....
2019-09-12 19:00

A passenger jet pilot swerved to avoid drone near Gatwick Airport A passenger jet approaching London's Gatwick Airport was forced to take evasive action after the pilot noticed a drone ahead, a near-miss report has revealed....
2019-08-28 19:48

Aeroflot crew member winds up with broken leg after altercation with passenger An intoxicated passenger on a recent Russian airline flight attempted to break into the cockpit and broke an employee's leg in the process.        ...
2019-05-21 14:48

Pilot, passenger injured in Oregon small airplane crash MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the pilot and a passenger were injured after a small plane has crashed in Medford. The Medford Mail Tribunereports the pilot and passenger of the private plane sustained minor injuries about 1 p.m. Saturday when t...
2019-06-09 03:32

2 Killed After Russian Passenger Plane Skids off Runway and Crashes (MOSCOW) — A small passenger plane skidded off a runway in eastern Siberia on Thursday, killing two crewmembers and injuring dozens of passengers. The An-24 plane, carrying 43 passengers, experienced an engine failure and crash-landed in the to...
2019-06-27 22:32

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
2019-06-09 13:16

Revolting passenger uses bare feet to browse airplane movies Here’s an excellent reminder to sanitize your airplane touch screen. A viral video circulating on Twitter shows a Delta passenger using his bare feet to scroll through movies on the screen in front of him. The clip was shared by New York-based ...
2019-07-16 21:32

Uber driver busted for sexually abusing young passenger A Connecticut Uber driver was arrested for sexually assaulting a juvenile passenger he was driving home, police said. The driver, 31-year-old Dwaine Miller, picked up the girl from a party on Stonewall Lane in Fairfield on Saturday and began making u...
2019-07-17 03:32

Putin orders suspension of passenger flights from Russia to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin has temporarily banned passenger flights from Russia to Georgia, the Kremlin said on Friday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
2019-06-22 00:32

Mini horse delights passenger on American Airlines flight A passenger on an airplane saw something that made him stop and say, “Hay!” Evan Nowak said he noticed an unusual traveler while flying on an American Airlines flight from Chicago to Omaha. Apparently, another passenger brought a miniature horse on t...
2019-09-03 18:48

Mali jihadists say attack on passenger bus was targeting French troops A Mali-based al Qaeda affiliate said a landmine it planted that killed 14 civilians when it exploded under a passenger bus was intended to target French troops....
2019-09-11 21:00

Uber driver found not guilty of murdering Denver passenger A former driver with the ride-sharing service Uber, who said he fatally shot a passenger in self-defense along a Denver highway ramp in 2018, was found not guilty on Thursday of murder, a court official said....
2019-10-11 01:48

Honda enhances passenger-side safety with Autoliv's next-gen airbag Honda's new airbag, co-developed with Swedish supplier Autoliv, utilizes four major components, unlike conventional passenger-side airbags that use one inflatable part, to reduce the probability of injuries in a wider variety of frontal crashes....
2019-08-23 21:00

Watch: Roller coaster passenger catches flying phone at 80 mph An on-board camera on a roller coaster at a Spanish amusement park captured the moment a New Zealand man snatched another passenger's dropped phone out of midair....
2019-09-06 04:00

Instagram’s ‘hottest doctor’ saves passenger’s life on flight When a medical emergency arose on a flight to the Holy Land, a celebrity doctor rose to the occasion and saved the life of a passenger who was traveling to Israel as part of the Birthright program. Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, a 29-year-old New York physi...
2019-07-08 19:00

M&M Profit Drops On Worst Quarter For Passenger Vehicles In 18 Years M&M sold 1,23,690 units of passenger vehicles in quarter ended June 30, down 5.2% from 1,30,484 passenger vehicles sold in the same period last year....
2019-08-07 11:16

Airline under fire for allegedly refusing to accommodate passenger with autism Man says crew of Delta connecting partner SkyWest did not allow his brother, who has nonverbal autism, to sit with a family memberDelta and their connection partner airline, SkyWest, are the latest airlines to come under fire for discrimination, over...
2019-08-21 08:00

Delta Air Lines crew detains passenger who tried to enter the cockpit A Delta Air Lines crew detained a passenger who tried to enter the cockpit in an incident that forced a New York-bound plane to return to Puerto Rico.       ...
2019-07-05 20:00

Southwest is giving away a Nintendo Switch to one lucky passenger every day for a month Southwest Airlines kicked off its new Lets Play Getaway sweepstakes in a pretty dramatic fashion. The deal is, every day through Aug. 13 the Dallas-based air carrier will be giving away a Nintendo Switch as well as a digital copy of Super Mario Maker...
2019-07-20 02:01

Audi recalls 144,092 vehicles over malfunctioning passenger airbag sensors Oxidation on the connecting cable of the passenger occupant detection system can cause software to fail to detect occupants and disable the passenger airbag, the recall notice said....
2019-08-02 18:32

GM and Michelin will bring airless tires to passenger cars by 2024 Airless tires for everyday cars might soon be far more practical. GM and Michelin have unveiled a prototype of Uptis (Unique Puncture-proof Tire System), a Michelin-made tire intended for passenger cars. It looks like Tweel and other air-free conce...
2019-06-05 07:16

Unruly passenger forces flight to divert to Tucson Airport David Broseh / Pima County Sheriff’s Department TUCSON – A man accused of assaulting Southwest Airlines passengers was apprehended after the plane was diverted to Tucson International Airport Tuesday night. Tucson Airport Authority said a...
2019-10-10 08:32

NEC's passenger drone takes a short test flight in Japan Japan is eager to become a leader in the passenger drone industry. NEC Corp nudged the nation a step closer to that goal Monday with a demo of a people-carrying quadcopter, which stayed in the air for about a minute. The company operated the flight i...
2019-08-06 00:16

Trump administration abortion rules can take effect, 9th Circuit Court says Trump administration rules restricting federal funding for clinics providing abortion referrals can take effect a federal appeals court said Thursday.        ...
2019-06-21 08:48

Huawei founder downplays effect of promised Trump reprieve: FT U.S. President Donald Trump's move to relax a ban on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's equipment will not have "much impact" on its business as it adjusts to a new era of American hostility, the Financial Times quoted Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei as saying...
2019-07-02 17:48

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
2019-07-09 23:32

France May Face Sperm Shortage If New IVF Rules Come Into Effect: Report France risks a shortage of frozen sperm if lawmakers approve new legislation that allows single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) and abolishes the right of sperm and......
2019-09-24 16:32

Couple in alleged IVF mixup: Ordeal had ‘horrific’ effect on our marriage The white couple suing a New Jersey fertility clinic told The Post on Wednesday they “didn’t know what to think” when their daughter conceived through IVF developed “Asian features” — and the husband at first suspe...
2019-09-12 08:00

If California bill goes into effect, one AD says schools in state 'won’t be members of the NCAA' Ohio State AD says if California bill passes to help athletes make money off name and likeness, schools in state "won't be members of the NCAA."       ...
2019-09-27 00:48

Trump administration puts tough new asylum rule into effect Trump administration officials start implementing a new policy that effectively denies asylum to most migrants at the Southern border, in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling on the policy...
2019-09-13 00:32

A Nevada Law That Fines Companies for Selling Private Data Is About to Go Into Effect Starting next Tuesday, Nevada residents may choose to opt-out of having their personal information resold by online businesses. A privacy bill, signed into law this May, requires website operators to respond to requests from consumers and halt the sa...
2019-09-23 23:48

Four restaurants in the Bronx feel the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez effect An uptick in visitors follows after New York congresswoman recommends Bronx restaurantsAurora Cerrato says it took all of one day for the AOC effect to take hold at her restaurant in Little Italy in the Bronx.When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – the New Y...
2019-06-24 07:48

Darroch's resignation may have chilling effect on diplomacy, experts warn UK ambassador to the US’s departure may prompt ‘very big change’ in how international diplomacy is conductedThe resignation of Sir Kim Darroch as the UK’s ambassador to the US after controversy over leaked memos in which he criticized Donald Trump co...
2019-07-11 00:48

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2m mangos.The agriculture secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, said mango ...
2019-06-10 14:16

Dow futures skid more than 200 points after new US-China trade tariffs take effect The U.S. and China have imposed tariffs on billions of dollars worth of goods, rattling financial markets and souring business and consumer sentiment....
2019-09-03 13:00

Bystander effect: Famous psychology result could be completely wrong A famous result in psychology says that people fail to intervene when they see people in violent situations, but a review of CCTV footage finds that isn't true...
2019-06-27 18:48

Disney says it'll probably bail on Georgia, too, if the state's anti-abortion law goes into effect Disney, as a rule, does its best to stay far away from political statements, for a pretty obvious reason: People mad at you about your stances on public policy won’t give you money for a brand new Mickey hat (or Avengers movie, as it were). The situa...
2019-05-30 06:16

F1 commits to reintroducing ground effect aero concept with '21 rules Formula 1 is committed to reintroducing "ground effect" with its 2021 rules package, with senior figures convinced the aerodynamic concept's return is key to helping cars race closer together...
2019-07-17 09:32

Tetris Effect review – makes your skin tingle and your mind hum PC, PlayStation 4; Monstars/Resonair/EnhanceThis euphoric puzzle game pleasurably hijacks your neural pathways (and your emotions)There’s a phenomenon in video games that people call “the zone”: a state of mind-body oneness where your reflexes and se...
2019-07-19 12:32

| Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
2019-08-30 15:00

Technology and the cobra effect: why big breakthroughs rarely deliver what they promise New tech is always well-intentioned, but good intentions are no longer good enough. Technology is advancing at an insane rate, often faster than lawmakers and the general public can keep up. Accordingly, by the time we realize the complex ripple-effe...
2019-08-09 02:00

South Korea says regrettable that Japan's trade curbs have taken effect It was deeply regrettable that Japan's decision to scrap fast-track export status for South Korea has taken effect, Seoul said on Wednesday, adding that it was up to Tokyo to take action to reverse a sharp deterioration in the neighbors' ties....
2019-08-28 10:00

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
2019-05-30 20:48

Video: How F1's 2021 ground effect differs from fearsome predecessor A commitment to reintroducing ground effect aerodynamics was an eye-catching standout in Formula's 2021 proposals and is evocative of the championship's late '70s and early '80s era...
2019-08-01 12:48

The ‘Pantaleo Effect’: NYPD arrests plummet in wake of firing The number of arrests and criminal summonses handled by city cops last week plummeted compared to the same period in 2018 — and law enforcement sources warn it’s the “Pantaleo Effect.’’ Officer Daniel Pantaleo was fired by NYPD Commissioner James O’N...
2019-08-27 14:16

'Tetris Effect' brings its VR head trip to PCs on July 23rd You won't have to snag a PS4 if you want to experience the synesthesia of Tetris Effect. Enhance has confirmed that its music-driven, effects-laden take on the classic puzzler is coming to PCs on July 23rd. It should take advantage of the extr...
2019-07-16 19:48

A 'spooky' effect of physics that Einstein couldn't believe has been photographed for the first time Paul-Antoine Moreau et al./Science Advances Albert Einstein's work in part led to the prediction of quantum entanglement: the idea that two particles can remain connected across vast distances of space and time. Einstein found the idea absurd and "s...
2019-07-14 07:48

Trump creates positive effect on socially responsible investing The rise of climate skeptic Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency ironically has resulted in a rapid increase in interest and adoption of impact investing and other types of values-based investing....
2019-05-21 15:00

Ron Howard says he will move production if Georgia abortion law takes effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor signed the controversial "heartbeat bill" into law....
2019-05-21 16:48

Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but the streaming service will continue to work there for now....
2019-05-29 05:48

Boil water advisory in effect for some Pointe-Claire homes Residents are asked to be diligent and bring their tap water to a boil for at least one minute before drinking, brushing their teeth, preparing baby bottles and more....
2019-08-17 01:16

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard."...
2019-05-30 09:01

Air Strikes Stop In Syria As Russian-Backed Ceasefire Comes Into Effect Air strikes on Syria's northwestern Idlib region stopped today after a Russian-backed ceasefire went into effect following four months of deadly bombardment, a war monitor said....
2019-08-31 09:00

Trump administration orders abortion referrals ban to take effect immediately Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizat...
2019-07-16 19:32

After Math: Five big numbers (and one maddeningly small one) During a week when Greenland's glaciers lost more than 12 billion tons of ice in a single 24 hour period, it seems only fitting that we take a look at the largest sums that splashed across Engadget's headlines....
2019-08-04 18:32

Gillibrand confronted by CNN over low polling numbers Things got testy on "CNN Newsroom" Tuesday after host Poppy Harlow confronted Presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand with her low polling numbers, and was asked how she plans to stay in the race. ...
2019-07-09 19:48

Apple's iPhone event by the numbers Apple had a full slate of announcements ready for its iPhone event in Cupertino on Tuesday. The company showed off updates to its flagship phones and tablets, revealed pricing for its upcoming streaming services, and gave the assembled crowd a deep d...
2019-09-10 23:32

Roger Federer’s 101 Titles: By the Numbers With a win over John Isner in Sunday's Miami Open final, Roger Federer now has 101 titles. He is eight short of matching Jimmy Connors for the most in the open era....
2019-05-21 21:48

Jio to Focus on Subscriber Numbers, Not Tariffs Reliance Industries plans to remain focused on subscriber additions rather than chase higher tariffs for its Jio telecoms business, a top company executive said....
2019-07-22 09:32

Legend of Mariano Rivera goes way beyond the numbers The 652 saves, most in MLB history, tell only part of the story. The legacy of Mariano Rivera lives on not only in that number, but in the Yankees bullpen with the way Rivera went about his work. Just as the way he wore the legendary No. 42 with clas...
2019-07-19 03:48

MLB’s complex reality is told by these numbers Wednesday provided a night of zeroes. That is not meant to invoke the absence of heroes, rather literally multiple storylines tied to “00s.” Since we have 10 fingers we tend to fixate on round numbers — which is why it sounds and feels much better th...
2019-09-22 02:16

Europeans vote in bigger numbers to set EU course Europeans turned out to vote on Sunday in bigger numbers than before in an election pollsters predict will further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament....
2019-05-26 17:32

Butterfly numbers fell by one third in the US over last two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be declining too...
2019-07-10 13:16

Delta passenger suing over alleged attack by emotional-support dog: report A Delta Air Lines passenger who was allegedly attacked by a fellow passenger’s emotional support dog in 2017 is now suing the airline after dealing with injuries to his face and upper body, according to a report....
2019-05-29 09:16

China could be the first in the world to start regular flights on pilotless passenger drones Chinese startup Ehang says its autonomous passenger drones could soon be flying in the skies of China's biggest cities, making the country one of the first in the world to roll out such a project....
2019-08-28 11:00

Passenger caught on video attacking Lyft driver for going too slow to hospital Cops are looking for a man who attacked his Lyft driver after demanding he go faster on the way to a Queens hospital last Thursday. The caught-on-camera beating of Eduardo Madiedo occurred as he drove the suspect and an unidentified woman to Mount Si...
2019-05-28 08:32

Air Canada Is ‘Reviewing’ How a Sleeping Passenger Was Left on a Locked, Parked Plane Air Canada said Sunday it’s looking into how crew members could have disembarked from a plane without noticing a sleeping passenger who was left behind. The airline was responding to an incident involving a woman who described waking up “...
2019-06-27 23:01

Woman arrested after RAF jets escort passenger plane back to London A woman has been arrested after two Royal Air Force (RAF) jets were forced to escort a passenger plane back to London following severe disruption on board shortly after take-off....
2019-06-23 21:48

Delta passenger gets flight all to himself and shares epic video of personalized experience These days, it's rare to get your row to yourself, let alone the whole plane. But that's what happened during director Vincent Peone's Delta flight.       ...
2019-08-14 00:48

Russian pilot hailed after 'miracle' landing of passenger jet following bird strike A Russian airliner carrying 226 passengers made an emergency landing outside Moscow on Thursday after hitting a flock of birds during take-off, causing both engines to malfunction, according to the airline. ...
2019-08-16 15:16

Passenger Vehicle Sales Plunge 31%, Steepest Fall In 2 Decades: 10 Points Domestic passenger vehicles sales in India plunged 30.98 per cent to 2,00,790 units last month, data from industry body SIAM or Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers revealed on Tuesday. The drop......
2019-08-13 21:48

California Lyft driver accused of raping intoxicated passenger: report A Lyft driver in San Mateo, Calif., is accused of raping an intoxicated passenger early Saturday morning after police said he brought the woman from a bar back to his home during a trip, a report said....
2019-08-12 10:32

Passenger Vehicle Sales Slump 23.7% In September, 11th Month Of Decline Passenger vehicle sales slumped 23.7% in September - the eleventh straight month of declines - amid one of the worst slowdowns seen in India's auto industry, data released by an industry body showed......
2019-10-11 10:48

Passenger Vehicle Sales Fall Nearly 24% In September: Industry Body SIAM Passenger vehicle sales in the country fell 23.69 per cent last month, data from industry body SIAM or the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed on Friday. That marked the longest ever......
2019-10-11 10:48

Aer Lingus passenger reunited with parents' ashes after luggage mishap The airline briefly lost the bag containing the ashes of Bob Gilmour's parents. He and his family were returning to Ireland to spread their ashes.       ...
2019-08-08 19:16

Airline passenger accidentally opens emergency exit while searching for the toilet Flying can be pretty stressful. You’ve got all your bags and whatnot, plus the snacks you grabbed in the airport terminal, a magazine or six, and you’re already a little tipsy from two hours at the airport bar… what, just me? Anywa...
2019-06-11 20:16

American Airlines passenger pops blister, splatters passengers with blood A woman’s foot blister popped during a flight to Miami, in a disturbing medical mishap that reportedly splashed blood onto two people, a book, the plane cabin’s walls....
2019-09-20 04:48

Passenger train headed for Moscow evacuated after radioactive spike detected Russian authorities are investigating the cause of a spike in radiation levels that was discovered on a passenger train bound for Moscow, officials said....
2019-10-11 00:16

Cruise ship worker jumps into sea to rescue passenger who fell overboard A cruise ship crew member dove into the water to rescue a passenger who had fallen overboard in Italy. The Irish woman, who has not been identified, reportedly fell from the MSC Seaview cruise ship on Monday while it was at the Italian city of Genoa....
2019-06-22 01:16

Ex-Uber driver found guilty of raping intoxicated female passenger A former Uber driver was found guilty Thursday of raping an intoxicated female passenger after picking her up from a Pennsylvania casino earlier this year....
2019-08-17 05:16

Watch: Lone passenger on Delta flight chronicles 'private jet' experience A New York man who caught a flight from Colorado to Utah chronicled his experience on video when he turned out to be the only passenger on the plane....
2019-08-15 02:00

Passenger's ‘CALL 911’ sign leads to arrest of alleged kidnapper, police say The woman in the passenger seat of a vehicle at a gas station near New York City was holding a sign that said, “Please call 911, CALL 911.” A witness at the gas station saw the sign and contacted police....
2019-05-30 13:32

Ryanair cuts 2020 passenger forecast, fearing Boeing MAX delays Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair has cut its forecast for passenger numbers next summer, blaming possible further delays in deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX planes....
2019-07-16 10:00

Passenger On Pak Airlines Flight Opens Emergency Door By Mistake: Report Over three dozen passengers aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight were offloaded after one of them mistakenly opened the emergency door of the aircraft on the runway at the Manchester......
2019-06-09 14:16

California driver gets 13 years for 100-mph DUI crash that killed Lyft passenger, injured 2 others A 22-year-old Caifornia woman was sentenced to 13 years and four months in prison Wednesday after being convicted in connection with a drunken driving crash last March that killed a Lyft customer and left another victim with severe brain damage....
2019-10-03 13:48

A Passenger Was Fined $105,000 and Banned for Life for ‘Extremely Disruptive Behavior’ on an Airplane An unruly passenger has been billed $105,000 after her “extremely disruptive behavior” caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort. British budget carrier Jet2 accused passenger Chloe Haines of “a catalogue of aggressive, ...
2019-07-19 15:00

Black man sues American Airlines for removing him from first class over passenger's dog A black man is suing American Airlines for discrimination after he was removed from first class over his allergy to a fellow passenger’s support dog.       ...
2019-09-04 19:16

India's Monthly Passenger Vehicle Sales Log Worst-Ever Drop In August Auto companies' heads urged New Delhi to revive the sector, crippled by sluggish demand resulting in hundreds of thousands of job cuts, at a conference last week....
2019-09-09 23:16

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound...
2019-06-11 22:16

Viral Video Of Passenger Using Feet On In-Flight Screen Horrifies Twitter A video currently going viral has horrified netizens. Shared by crime novelist Alafair Burke, the footage, taken during a flight, shows a man using his feet to swipe through in-flight entertainment......
2019-07-18 10:48

Scientists spot bizarre shape-shifting jellyfish, and it’s carrying a passenger For scientists exploring the deepest reaches of Earth’s oceans, surprises are hiding around just about every corner. Poking around on the ocean floor is difficult, and much of the wildlife that calls those deep waters home remains unidentified....
2019-09-18 09:32

Passenger Puts Bare Foot Near Baby's Face, Enrages Internet An image on the Internet has enraged thousands of social media users, for it shows one passenger on a flight putting their bare foot very close to a baby's face....
2019-08-29 23:00

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according to a report. Chloe Haines, 25, sparked a hijack alert on a June 22 flight with Jet2 airlines when she ...
2019-07-06 06:16

British Airways receives record fine for passenger data breach The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has slapped British Airways with a massive fine over a data breach that saw customer credit card data get stolen. It is the largest fine the office has ever handed out....
2019-07-08 13:48

Virgin passenger sexually harassed via in-flight text messaging system A Cambridge University student was sexually harassed on a flight from London to the US by men who sent her messages using a chat system that allows passengers to communicate with each other while they’re in the air, a report said. The passenger...
2019-10-08 09:00

Spirit Airlines passenger sets off plane smoke detector with e-cigarette A Spirit Airlines passenger was banned from the airline for life after setting off a plane's smoke detector with an e-cigarette, according to a police report....
2019-06-10 03:16

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether it would disrupt how brokers are paid....
2019-06-04 17:01

Court order allows Trump asylum rules to take effect at parts of border Ruling limits ability to reject asylum for migrants who pass through a third country to California and ArizonaA federal appeals court’s ruling Friday will allow the Trump administration to begin rejecting asylum at some parts of the US-Mexico border ...
2019-08-17 06:16

'Nemo effect' debunked: Films do not inspire demand for pets, study says Films like Finding Nemo, Harry Potter and Zootopia have not inspired a surge in demand for certain pets, but are raising awareness of conservation, according to new research....
2019-08-14 20:00

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' go into effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
2019-06-21 02:48

Child Victims Act takes effect with many lawsuits targeting Catholic Church Victims of child sex abuse in New York who had been waiting decades to bring their cases to court finally had their chance on Wednesday. The state’s long-awaited Child Victims Act went into effect a midnight Wednesday, prompting an immediate flood of...
2019-08-14 09:32

New round of US-China trade tariffs worth $200 billion takes effect The introduction of an additional 15% tariff on thousands of goods has ratcheted up the Trump-Xi trade war. Although fresh trade talks will resume later this month, Washington and Beijing continue the tough rhetoric....
2019-09-02 11:48

Watch: Jaw-Dropping View Of 'Stadium Effect' Inside Hurricane Dorian On Monday, Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding and powerful winds across the island chain of the Bahamas. Stunning scenes of the 'stadium effect' forming inside the wall of Hurrican Dorian......
2019-09-04 09:48

AMC, ‘Walking Dead’ To Rethink Georgia Filming If Abortion Law Takes Effect ATLANTA (AP) — The network behind a show that’s become synonymous with Georgia says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state if a new abortion law goes into effect. “The Walking Dead” is an economic powerhouse and ...
2019-06-05 17:00

Trump says trade talks still planned for September after China tariffs go into effect "We are talking to China, the meetings in September, that hasn't changed," Trump told reporters Sunday on the White House South Lawn after returning from Camp David....
2019-09-01 23:00

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
2019-07-16 05:32

US-EU tariffs could trigger snowball effect with further retaliation, UN labor agency chief says The world may soon enter "very precarious waters" if we don't acknowledge the benefits that stem from international cooperation, Guy Ryder told CNBC....
2019-10-01 20:00

Inside drugmakers' strategy to boost cancer medicines with 'Lazarus effect' In the halls of MD Anderson Cancer Center, the drug Vitrakvi is known for having a "Lazarus effect" in some patients because it can reverse late-stage cancer that has defied all other treatment options....
2019-09-06 09:16

Paws for effect: Japanese zoo stages unusual 'lion' escape drill Staff member in a lion costume helps zoo practise for the event of an escape, as real lions appear unimpressedFor one terrifying moment it looks like the lion is about to get the upper hand against its human nemeses.The animal faces down its would-be...
2019-06-24 09:32

Disney CEO says filming in Georgia would be ‘difficult’ if abortion bill takes effect Disney CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday said that filming in Georgia would be “very difficult” if the state’s controversial abortion bill goes into effect next year....
2019-05-30 12:16

Federal judge expected to rule Tuesday on whether Missouri abortion law will take effect A federal judge said he will issue a ruling determining whether a new law banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy will take effect as scheduled.        ...
2019-08-27 16:16

UPDATE 1-Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but the streaming service will continue to work there for now....
2019-05-29 03:16

Meghalaya Fears Spillover Effect After Assam NRC, Increases Border Checks The NRC exercise in Assam has led to pressure on its border with Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma informed the state assembly, adding that people had been stopped at check posts because they......
2019-09-11 08:48

Trade war fears are deepening. It's having a mixed effect on the stock market Asian stocks fell while European markets opened higher Tuesday after China let its currency sink further and halted purchases of U.S. farm goods.        ...
2019-08-06 21:48

Easyjet, Thomas Cook and Ryanair — Brexit's effect on tourism's big names Profits have plunged at Ryanair and Easyjet, while 43% of troubled tour operator Thomas Cook's summer holidays remain unsold. The travel sector can only lick its wounds and wait out the Brexit uncertainty....
2019-05-21 20:48

Exclusive: Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state....
2019-05-30 04:32

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies have changed remarkably over the past decades. Setting aside (mis)measurement issues, concerns about ...
2019-05-24 12:48

Using mouthwash after exercise has this bizarre effect on blood pressure, study claims Using mouthwash after working out could negatively impact the cardiovascular benefits of exercising, particularly lowering blood pressure, a new study claims. ...
2019-09-07 09:32

Film & TV makers debut new feature to end the “soap opera effect” scourge Enlarge / LG's B8 OLED TV. (credit: LG) A group of filmmakers, distributors, and electronics manufacturers called the UHD Alliance has announced a new viewing mode coming to future TVs that will among other things disable the controversial motion s...
2019-08-29 14:16

Butterfly numbers fell by one-third in the US over past two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one-third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be declining too...
2019-07-11 21:32

DHS Wants to Strip Huge Numbers of Immigrants of Their Right to Due Process The Trump administration is apparently not content with the human rights abuse against migrants that it’s already committing, so it plans to implement another new policy to bypass immigration courts and unilaterally deport migrants....
2019-07-23 02:48

By the numbers: Best June for the Dow since 1938, S&P 500's best first half in two decades Wall Street wrapped up a roaring June and first half of the year as investors cheered the prospects of easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserve...
2019-06-29 00:00

FiDi is seeing its best midyear lease numbers in nearly 20 years FiDi landlords are celebrating the area’s biggest midyear office leasing total since 2000 — about 3.8 million square feet, according to new data from CBRE reported by the New York City Downtown Alliance. Among the highlights: Relocations to FiDi from...
2019-08-13 13:16

The Fed getting a sneak peek at July’s job numbers isn’t a bad thing The way things are supposed to work, the Federal Reserve shouldn’t have seen the job figures for July that will be reported Friday. Those numbers are supposed to be secret until late Thursday, when the head of the Federal Reserve is given a sneak pee...
2019-08-02 01:16

Reliance Jio To Focus On Subscriber Numbers Not Tariffs Its strategy is aimed at prolonging the pressure on rivals such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, whose revenue and profits have plunged since the launch of Jio...
2019-07-22 10:48

AI made from a sheet of glass can recognise numbers just by looking A sheet of glass can distinguish between drawings of 0 to 9, because light waves reflected off the images are bent differently as they pass through the glass...
2019-07-08 16:48

Jio To Offer These Top-Up Vouchers For Making Calls To Non-Jio Numbers Jio's move to charge 6 paise per minute for calls made to other network operatorsis in line with the IUC fixed by the telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)....
2019-10-09 16:00

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 event by the numbers Samsung took to the stage on Wednesday to show off the latest advances in its Galaxy Note 10 line, including new iterations of the Note 10 and 10+, a slick game streaming feature, and a surprisingly long-lived laptop dubbed the Galaxy Book S. Here ar...
2019-08-08 08:32

Fibonacci Numbers in Asian Stocks: Watch Hong Kong's Hang Seng stock index recently reversed its June rally -- and the reversal came at the Fibonacci .618 retracement point. Watch to see what this implies for Hang Seng from here....
2019-07-10 21:16

Behind the numbers: Mets’ second-half surge explained The Mets are 19-5 over their last 24 games, and it’s largely because of these numbers: 1.33: Zack Wheeler’s ERA in 20¹/₃ innings 1.78: Noah Syndergaard’s ERA in 35¹/₃ innings 9: Home runs by Michael Conforto 2.35: The starters’ ERA 2.91: The bu...
2019-08-08 13:48

Refugee numbers worldwide hit record high: UN For the first time ever, the number of displaced people reached 70.8 million at the end of 2018, according to the UNHCR. The agency's chief warned against a hostile climate for refugees, but Germany came in for praise....
2019-06-19 18:16

Microsoft's 2019 Surface event by the numbers Microsoft executives had a lot to talk about when they took the stage for this year's Surface Event on Wednesday. The company is rolling out a slew of new and improved hardware (many at the end of the month) that could well give Apple's rec...
2019-10-02 23:48

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
2019-05-21 19:32

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fan. What could go wrong?...
2019-05-24 05:00

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 19:48

Afghan election set to see big drop in voter numbers At least 2.2 million people voted in Afghanistan's presidential election with more votes to come, the election commission head Maulana Abdullah said on Sunday, indicating a very low turnout that could mar the result....
2019-09-29 21:32

Wagering like a ‘sharp’ solely a numbers game Last week in this space, VSiN refreshed everyone’s memory regarding the term “sharp” in sports betting. It refers specifically to professional bettors who move the line with their money (“sharpening” soft openers or fading public overreactions). Now,...
2019-10-05 21:16

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mickey Callaway? The answer to that is a resounding yes. After a horrible weekend in Miami, the Mets had...
2019-05-21 22:16

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Powerball’ game ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening’s drawing of the “Powerball” game were: 01-02-39-43-66, Powerball: 2, Power Play: 3 (one, two, thirty-nine, forty-three, sixty-six; Powerball: two; Power Play: three) Esti...
2019-05-26 06:48

Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’ The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali SmithGreta Thunberg. This time last year she was unimaginable. Then, pretty much from nowhere, there she was: small and slight, a girl jus...
2019-07-21 14:00

Greta Thunberg on politicians: 'How dare they' Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg told a rally in Denver that young people must be prepared to keep striking to call for action on climate change - but she's encouraged by those joining the movement. (Oct 11)       ...
2019-10-12 03:32

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her example, writes DW's Felix Steiner....
2019-08-15 05:48

Greta Thunberg to Congress: ‘You’re not trying hard enough. Sorry’ The Swedish environmentalist was one of several who spoke at a Senate climate crisis task forceAt a meeting of the Senate climate crisis task force on Tuesday, lawmakers praised a group of young activists for their leadership, their gumption and thei...
2019-09-18 02:16

Following Greta: joining the Swedes on their no-fly holidays For a father and his two young children, taking the train – rather than the plane – from Malmö to London, meant more quality time, and funAt Hamburg central station it felt like the whole of Sweden was taking the train to somewhere else in Europe. Yo...
2019-06-14 01:48

The Misogyny of Greta Thunberg's Critics Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate change activist, has become the new target for rightwing men, who are losing their shit over a teenager. On Fox News on Monday night, Michael Knowles, a conservative troll and Daily Wire podcast host, d...
2019-09-25 16:48

Fox & Friends Is Terrified of Greta Thunberg Climate change activist Greta Thunberg is a force so powerful that Fox News has finally started taking her seriously—as the enemy of children everywhere....
2019-09-23 18:16

Lyft Passenger Caught on Video Assaulting Driver Inside Moving Vehicle Rideshare drivers don’t have it easy, but few have had to put up with the nightmare scenario Eduardo Madiedo experienced recently in Queens, New York. Read more......
2019-05-28 20:48

Carnival passenger critically injured after falling onto lower cruise ship deck A 23-year-old man aboard the Carnival Valor cruise ship this week fell off a railing and onto a lower deck, sustaining serious injuries.       ...
2019-10-10 16:32

Southwest Airlines flight diverted after intoxicated passenger assaults other travelers, police say The Southwest Airlines flight from Dallas was headed to Los Angeles International Airport when it had to make an unplanned stop in Tucson, Arizona.       ...
2019-10-10 16:32

Norwegian Epic cruise passenger goes overboard in Mediterranean Sea; search for woman called off A woman went overboard from the Norwegian Epic cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea over the weekend, and in a grim development, officials called off the search for her on Sunday....
2019-06-10 01:00

Denver Uber driver Michael Hancock found not guilty of murdering passenger The Uber driver who fatally shot a drunken passenger in Denver has been found not guilty of murder after insisting he opened fire in self defense. The family of Michael Hancock, 31, cried out “hallelujah” in joy when the jury verdict was ...
2019-10-11 08:48

Drunken passenger ordered to pay $172K for forcing Hawaiian Airlines plane to land An airplane passenger whose drunken behavior on a Hawaiian Airlines flight forced the plane to land mid-flight has been ordered to pay the airline $172,000. Kyong Chol Kim was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in jail and ordered to pay the hefty ...
2019-07-06 06:16

Southwest Airlines Publicly Tweeted a Passenger's Personal Flight Number—and Then Doubled Down When it comes to getting a customer service issue resolved as quickly as possible, publicly tweeting at a company can be quite effective. You’d certainly hope, however, that the company wouldn’t respond by publicly sharing your sensitive data—as Sout...
2019-08-10 04:16

Pilot, passenger miraculously avoid injury after plane crashed into ski lift cable Mountain rescue teams were joined by firefighters and police for the complex operation to reach the stranded passenger after the pilot escaped, which took almost two hours....
2019-10-09 21:00

SEE IT: NFL star Cam Newton offers airline passenger $1500 to switch seats, and is rejected NFL star Cam Newton’s alleged offer to a passenger to switch seats aboard a 10-hour flight from Paris in exchange for $1,500 was turned down, and the encounter was captured on video....
2019-06-24 09:48

Norwegian Cruises authorities are searching for cruise ship passenger who went overboard near Spain SVEIN OVE EKORNESVAAG/AFP/Getty Images Authorities are reportedly searching for a cruise ship passenger who went overboard in the Mediterranean Sea. NBC News reported that Cruise Norwegian launched a rescue mission Saturday after receiving a report ...
2019-06-10 01:16

A former Lyft driver is behind bars after he allegedly pointed a gun at a passenger Friday night in Wisconsin (WTMJ) A former Lyft driver is now behind bars after he allegedly pointed a gun at a passenger in Wisconsin. The two passengers who reported the incident said it happened Friday night after they asked the driver to make a U-turn. When an argument beg...
2019-07-23 10:16

Rail firm faces £1m fine over passenger killed as he leaned out of train window One of London's biggest train firms is facing a hefty fine over the death of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries when he put his head out of an unlocked carriage window....
2019-07-16 13:32

China Executes Ride-Hailing Firm's Driver In Rape, Murder Of Passenger China executed a man for raping and murdering a 19-year-old female passenger who reserved a ride in his car from Didi Chuxing, the country's largest ride-hailing platform....
2019-08-31 15:32

Caught On Camera: Passenger Plane Overshoots Runway, Hits Lighting Units A video of a passenger plane overshooting the runway during take-off has gone viral online. The incident occurred at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport early on Monday....
2019-08-13 11:16

American Airlines flight forced to land because of unruly passenger, who yelled 'you're all screwed' An American Airlines flight was forced to make an unscheduled stop after a male passenger became unruly, punching seats, yelling at other passengers and smoking cigarettes....
2019-09-23 06:16

Robert Shiller says the Fed's rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller takes issue with the Federal Reserve's rate cut in July, saying it caused psychological harm to the markets....
2019-08-20 18:32

South Korea summons Japan ambassador as export trade curbs take effect South Korea summoned Japan's ambassador to protest a decision to remove Seoul's fast-track export status, which took effect on Wednesday amid a deepening political and economic feud....
2019-08-28 10:00

The Long-Term Effect of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's Short Engagement Thank u, Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson, for sharing. It's been a year since the singer and the Saturday Night Live star got engaged, the diamond- and tattoo-studded promise to take......
2019-06-11 12:48

New tariffs on shoes, televisions, diapers and other Chinese-made products take effect Sunday The casualty list from the U.S.-China trade war will include American consumers as customers officers on Sunday begin collecting a 15 percent tax on clothing, footwear, televisions, golf clubs and diapers imported from China....
2019-09-01 02:48

Singapore ‘fake news’ law comes into effect, critics concerned of threat to free speech Singapore’s controversial “fake news” law took effect Wednesday despite critics warning the new rules may serve to suppress free speech by giving the government the power to determine what is false....
2019-10-02 17:48

'Expendable scapegoats': Navy SEALs say they were fired due to a 'Gallagher effect' that undermined Trump Two former Navy SEAL leaders filed a complaint with the Pentagon inspector general alleging they were unjustly fired from their posts partly due to a so-called "Gallagher effect" they did not address within the team....
2019-09-26 00:00

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them. More than 20 states and several civil rights and he...
2019-06-21 02:16

Pete the Planner: Before buying your parents' house, calculate its effect on retirement Buying your parents' home could be a good financial move. But when you are nearing retirement age, calculate its effect on your overall savings plan.        ...
2019-06-07 13:32

Supreme Court allows Trump asylum restrictions to take effect, ending 9th Circuit injunctions In a major win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court issued an order late Wednesday ending all injunctions that had blocked the White House's ban on asylum for anyone trying to enter the U.S. by traveling through a third country, such as Me...
2019-09-12 14:16

Steep new US, China tariffs go into effect, as companies warn of higher consumer prices Despite multiple indications last month of a possible breakthrough in trade negotiations, the United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other's goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothe...
2019-09-02 04:16

Saving an Ice Shelf, Lunar Conspiracies, and the Butterfly Effect: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week The third week of July 2019 is past us—and if you live in much of the Midwest or the East Coast, it’s been one helluva hot one with a heat wave breaking one-day temperature records in NYC and conditions in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati compared to ...
2019-07-22 04:01

China's Trade Numbers Send More Distress Signals China’s imports fell for a fourth straight month in August as a drop-off in exports to the U.S. steepened, the most recent economic warning signs during a prolonged trade spat with the U.S....
2019-09-08 11:48

Parasite brings down mosquito numbers in parts of Guangzhou The number of biting Asian tiger mosquitoes, which spread dengue and Chikungunya, has been reduced by more than 80 per cent at two sites in Guangzhou, China...
2019-07-17 19:48

Numbers Guy Nate Silver Struggling to Read a Chart Nate Silver, the founder and editor in chief of statistical analysis news site FiveThirtyEight, tweeted on Tuesday that people who support candidate Bernie Sanders for president don’t support anyone else....
2019-08-07 02:00

RNC rakes in a record $20.8M for June amid sky-high Q2 numbers The Republican Party continued bringing in unprecedented fundraising totals with a new high for the month of June that added to its massive war chest before the 2020 elections, Fox News has learned....
2019-07-16 23:16

After 20 years of using the same numbers, Delaware man wins $25,000 a year in the lottery The man, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the Lucky for Life ticket at Dave's Liquors in New Castle, the state lottery office said. He matched all five numbers.        ...
2019-09-16 03:48

Most of the robocalls you get aren't coming from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile numbers Americans received 200 million unwanted calls per day during the first half of the year, according to the report.       ...
2019-09-16 23:48

How players are using uniform numbers to break MLB's unwritten rules The first 0 versus 0 matchup in MLB history. Four times as many 99s this young century as in the last. Why the weird digits? It's all part of a cultural shift in the sport....
2019-08-24 02:00

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location tracking. But I’m particularly excited about one that didn’t get much time in the spotlight during the...
2019-06-05 14:32

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by *Ms. Tree*, the retrieval boat....
2019-07-03 08:48

Strength in Numbers: Warriors' non-stars come up big when needed most The Golden State Warriors' supporting cast made as big a splash as the Splash Brothers in a Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors.        ...
2019-06-03 19:16

No Charges For Calling Non-Jio Numbers Until Existing Plan Expires: Jio Jio said that IUC charges will not be applicable on calls made by Jio users to other Jio phones and to landline phones and calls made using WhatsApp, FaceTime and other such platforms. Incoming calls......
2019-10-10 16:00

Shady Numbers And Bad Business: Inside The Esports Bubble The mainstream narrative of esports has been lovingly crafted by those who benefit from its success. There’s big money in esports, they say. You’ve heard the stories. Teenaged gamers flown overseas to sunny mansions with live-in chefs. The erection o...
2019-05-23 22:16

| Twitter admits phone numbers meant for security used for ads Twitter has apologised after 'inadvertently' using phone numbers and email addresses for advertising even though the personal data was provided for account security....
2019-10-09 22:00

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead....
2019-06-19 14:32

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Midday” game were: 2-3-9 (two, three, nine) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Midday’ game appea...
2019-05-22 21:00

The numbers game: how migrants at the border await their fate On the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, the mysterious ‘La Lista’ holds enormous power over matters of life and deathOutside the gates of the American Dream, where Óscar Martínez spent his last days, destinies are lost and won in a puzzling game of nu...
2019-07-01 17:32

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Midday” game were: 5-0-9-2 (five, zero, nine, two) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Midday’ gam...
2019-05-22 21:00

Here's why Trump's poll numbers are defying the impeachment mess A very large number of Americans don't have high levels of trust and respect for the government, and they're generally OK with Trump being the junkyard dog who digs it all out, writes Jake Novak....
2019-10-04 23:32

Dr Disrespect's Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two weeks, during which he released a series of trailers for his return and tweeted an awkwardly worded apol...
2019-07-09 00:00

Inside the Knicks’ Ignas Brazdeikis contract numbers LAS VEGAS — The numbers are in on Knicks rookie second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis, beyond the 30 points he put up Sunday night in the team’s second summer league game. The Post has learned the Knicks inked Brazdeikis to a team-friendly, three-...
2019-07-09 00:48

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Lucky For Life’ game ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening’s drawing of the “Lucky For Life” game were: 15-37-43-46-47, Lucky Ball: 10 (fifteen, thirty-seven, forty-three, forty-six, forty-seven; Lucky Ball: ten) The post Winnin...
2019-05-28 05:16

Running the numbers on an insane scheme to save Antarctic ice Enlarge / Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier sheds some icebergs. Could we... sort of... put them back? (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Imagine, if you will, the engineers of the king’s court after Humpty Dumpty’s disastrous fall. As panicked men ap...
2019-07-20 15:32

By the numbers: How does Calgary’s proposed new arena stack up against other NHL rinks The plan for the $550-million event centre, which will host not only NHL games but other sports and entertainment events, will see taxpayers forking over a great deal of the funds going into the building. ...
2019-07-25 02:16

Revenge of the clothes moths: as numbers boom, can they be stopped? They destroy sweaters, carpets and even wall insulation – and their population has tripled in five years. But there are ways to quell these insatiable insectsWhen Janine Christley moved into her new house, she thought buying woollen carpets would be ...
2019-08-20 00:48

Kenyan officials blame frequency of doping on numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed a report by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) that ranked the east African nation as the third most cheating nation in the sport....
2019-07-12 22:16

Just how wild is MLB's home run onslaught? These numbers tell the story Home runs are flying at a record rate in 2019 and three teams are on pace to shatter the mark for most homers in a season.       ...
2019-06-17 21:48

Strength in numbers: The Raptors beat the Warriors at their own game The Warriors' blueprint was to make things tough on Kawhi Leonard. It worked. But Golden State wasn't prepared for Pascal Siakam and Toronto's band of non-stars....
2019-05-31 09:48

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

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed on Sunday morning that starter Luis Severino’...
2019-05-21 16:48

Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday....
2019-09-20 00:00

Government Sticks To Budget Numbers, Says No Sovereign Borrowings The 10-year bond yield had surged 15 basis points to 6.79 per cent on September 19 - the day the tax cuts were announced. The benchmark yield was at 6.70 per cent on Monday....
2019-10-01 06:16

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statistics....
2019-07-15 16:48

The Apple Card has no numbers on it — here's how to find them to buy stuff online Here's how to find your Apple Card number on your iPhone if you need to make a purchase that requires you to enter in a card number, expiration date and security code....
2019-08-17 02:16

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japanese election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majority in parliament's upper house in Sunday's election, media surveys show....
2019-07-21 14:00

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the “Mega Millions” game were: 10-50-55-56-58, Mega Ball: 15, Megaplier: 5 (ten, fifty, fifty-five, fifty-six, fifty-eight; Mega Ball: fifteen; Megaplier: five) Esti...
2019-05-22 06:48

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash Ball’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Cash Ball” game were: 04-13-17-35, Cash Ball: 21 (four, thirteen, seventeen, thirty-five; Cash Ball: twenty-one) The post Winni...
2019-05-22 06:48

Third parties confirm AMD’s outstanding Ryzen 3000 numbers Enlarge (credit: AMD) AMD debuted its new Ryzen 3000 desktop CPU line a few weeks ago at E3, and it looked fantastic. For the first time in 20 years, it looked like AMD could go head to head with Intel's desktop CPU line-up across the board. The qu...
2019-07-11 07:32

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the crisis highlights a chronic issue in the force. “New York City cops — they’ll hold it together right to...
2019-08-20 06:16

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 4 Evening” game were: 3-7-7-3 (three, seven, seven, three) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ ...
2019-05-22 06:48

Twitter Admits Phone Numbers Meant for Security Used for Ads Twitter said Tuesday that it may have mishandled an unspecified number of users' email addresses and phone numbers, allowing that data to be used "inadvertently" for advertising purposes....
2019-10-09 09:32

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’s political weathervane is pointing. And according to new polling numbers, it is not pointing toward...
2019-06-10 19:16

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Quick Bucks’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Quick Bucks” game were: 02-10-17-26, Bonus: 1 (two, ten, seventeen, twenty-six; Bonus: one) The post Winning numbers drawn in &...
2019-05-22 06:48

Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “5 Card Cash” game were: AD-JH-KS-2C-7D (AD, JH, KS, 2C, 7D) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game ap...
2019-05-22 06:48

Yankees’ home run numbers vs. Orioles this season are crazy The Yankees went 10-0 at Camden Yards this season, thanks largely to their home run prowess. Here are all of their impressive homer numbers against Baltimore this season: 43 Home runs at Camden Yards, an MLB single-season record for a visiting team 5...
2019-08-08 13:48

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening’s drawing of the Kentucky Lottery’s “Pick 3 Evening” game were: 2-6-4 (two, six, four) The post Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game appeared ...
2019-05-22 06:48

Equifax to Study Alternatives to Social Security Numbers The company agreed to revamp its cybersecurity practices and fund a study to explore how U.S. consumers could be identified, as part of a settlement with state prosecutors over its 2017 data breach....
2019-07-24 18:32

Welcome to the US, Greta. With your help we can save the planet and ourselves | Rebecca Solnit Even in such a divided and troubled country, there is hope. Between us we can beat the climate destroyersDear Greta,Thank you for travelling across the Atlantic to north America to help us do the most important work in the world. There are those of u...
2019-08-29 18:16

This Greta Thunberg thing is child abuse Adolescent climate change protester Greta Thunberg has stage-parents, literally. Her mother sang opera internationally until the teenager convinced her to quit due to greenhouse gas emissions from flying, and her father and grandfather both gained fa...
2019-08-30 10:00

Greta Thunberg takes her climate message to UN Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is drawing crowds on land after her two-week sail across the Atlantic. The 16-year-old Swedish girl led a protest march Friday in front of the United Nations. (Aug. 30)        ...
2019-08-31 11:32

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to attend the meeting....
2019-08-06 13:00

‘We need to do more’: Trudeau on Greta Thunberg and new emissions promise In his first sit-down interview since images of him in racist makeup emerged last week, Trudeau faced a question on whether Swedish activist Greta Thunberg would be satisfied with his environmental policies....
2019-09-25 09:16

How green is Greta Thunberg's transatlantic trip? Greta Thunberg has set sail for New York, avoiding a plane journey for environmental reasons, but will her transatlantic trip really be 100% zero carbon?...
2019-08-15 04:48

Greta Thunberg, 15 Others File UN Complaint Against 5 Countries After global street protests demanding action on climate change, Greta Thunberg and 15 other young activists on Monday filed a complaint at the UN against five countries for not doing enough to ward......
2019-09-24 14:32

Greta Thunberg on Climate: 'Listen to science' Climate change protests swept the globe Friday with thousands sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. The protests were partly inspired by the activism of Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg. (Sept....
2019-09-22 00:16

38% of flight attendants said in a new survey that they were physically abused by a passenger taking medication during the past year Leonhard Foeger/Reuters Flight attendants reported a significant amount of verbal and physical misconduct during the prior year from passengers who had taken medication in a new study from Direct Line Insurance Group. 38% of respondents said they ha...
2019-05-21 14:48

Thomas Cook's final flight: Crew moved to tears by passenger whip-round Cabin crew on the last Thomas Cook flight back to the UK were moved to tears after passengers gave donations when they revealed they would not be paid....
2019-09-23 19:48

Southwest flight attendant's post disses passenger in Trump T-shirt: '#dumpTrump #eeew' A Southwest flight attendant said he didn't give a passenger in a "Trump 45'' T-shirt his best service. The airline is investigating.       ...
2019-10-04 02:16

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
2019-06-10 07:48

Virgin Atlantic flight forced to land after passenger’s backup battery burst into flames There are few things in this world more panic-inducing than realizing your smartphone battery is about to die in the middle of a long flight. Being left with nothing but an in-flight movie to occupy yourself is a fate worse than just about anything, ...
2019-07-06 03:16

A Delta passenger checked a suitcase with a rainbow luggage tag and it came back defaced with the word 'sodomite' Associated Press A Delta passenger was shocked earlier this month when her checked suitcase, which had a rainbow luggage tag, came back defaced with the word "sodomite." Delta is conducting an investigation on the matter. The vandal may be an employ...
2019-09-21 18:48

Uber driver in coma after suffering heart attack because of knife-wielding passenger, wife says An Uber driver remained in a medically-induced coma Monday after an alleged knife attack by a ride-share passenger -- an assault he successfully fought off before suffering a heart attack, his wife said....
2019-10-07 22:32

Royal Caribbean passenger collapses in Florida cruise terminal, saved by port workers Port Canaveral workers Sean Summers, Josh Clayton and Stephanie Dobson helped save a Royal Caribbean passenger who collapsed in the terminal.       ...
2019-08-06 16:48

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No. 1 NFL draft pick Kyler Murray....
2019-07-10 14:01

Euro Papers: Neymar's PSG stay leaves huge knock-on effect ahead of deadline day "Neymar is set to stay at Paris Saint-Germain after talks with Barcelona and Real Madrid broke down - and that news could have a big ripple effect heading into Monday\u0027s transfer deadline."...
2019-09-02 02:48

Good Boys puts a tween spin on the R-rated teen comedy, to mostly funny effect The hook of Good Boys, Hollywood’s latest odyssey of comic adolescent mischief, is that the kids behaving badly are, for once, truly kids. The usual R-rated parade of randy mishaps, drug-related foibles, and foul-mouthed banter has formed around char...
2019-08-15 03:16

USTR plans no grace period for product in transit when EU tariffs take effect: cheese importers The U.S. Trade Representative's office has told industry it will not offer a grace period for goods that are still in transit when new tariffs on European Union imports take effect Oct. 18, the Cheese Importers Association of America said on Thursday...
2019-10-04 05:16

Internet metrics giant settles charges it faked its own numbers The online ad world (among others) thrives on metrics to gauge how well its campaigns are working, but what happens when the company providing that data is cooking its own books? The industry is grappling with that issue today. Comscore and its for...
2019-09-25 11:16

David Silva's Manchester City career in numbers … so far – video David Silva has announced his decision to leave Manchester City at the end of next season. Silva, who has won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups and four League Cups during his time at City so far, featured in 33 league games last season as Pep ...
2019-06-27 19:48

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. According to The Washington Post, the FTC plans to allege that advertisers managed to target users who pro...
2019-07-23 22:32

Factbox: By the numbers - Deciphering Argentina's presidential primary and election Argentines will vote on Sunday in the country's presidential primaries, ahead of the general election in October that is seen as a choice between the bitter pill of austerity and the potential comforts of a return to populism....
2019-08-08 07:00

Lawsuit accuses AT&T of shady attempt to pump up DirecTV Now numbers AT&T has been accused in a lawsuit of some pretty shady tactics meant to help the company boost the subscriber numbers for its streaming TV initiative formerly known as DirecTV Now. These tactics include leaning on employees to create fake users for ...
2019-09-18 13:32

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
2019-06-17 11:48

Black coaches once ruled college basketball. Now their numbers are dwindling. While 55% of NCAA Power Five basketball players are black, just 14% of head coaches are. And most of the top jobs go to white colleagues.       ...
2019-10-09 16:32

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
2019-05-21 15:00

Fuzzy numbers are muddying the waters in the USWNT's equal-pay fight As the USWNT’s equal-pay lawsuit moves toward mediation, both sides are using numbers subject to interpretation and spinUS Soccer’s argument that it has paid the women’s national team more than it has paid their male counterparts over a 10-year span ...
2019-07-31 18:16

This is the first time Apple’s iPhone 11 model numbers have been spotted in public Try as Apple might, the company simply can’t keep details about upcoming iPhone models from leaking out months ahead of time. While most leaks tend to come from the supply chain, sometimes we’re able to glean information about Apple&rsquo...
2019-05-23 20:32