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A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR

More employers are committed to getting talent back to work by considering qualified individuals with criminal backgrounds.       ...

A criminal background doesn't have to be a barrier to employment: Ask HR

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These colleges have the highest employment rate after graduating Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a report analyzing colleges with the highest post-graduation employment rate.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-20

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure government treats rural areas fairly....
07:34, 2019-07-13

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone ...
23:51, 2019-06-05

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
00:34, 2019-06-08

U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve next month....
06:51, 2019-08-02

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
13:17, 2019-07-09

Lyft Slapped With Another Class Action Lawsuit About Driver Employment Status Lyft is facing another class-action lawsuit taking direct aim at alleged widespread and intentional misclassification of drivers as independent contractors....
05:00, 2019-08-17

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful. The post Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal says denying spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples is unlawful appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:34, 2019-06-06

Driver crashes car into barrier outside FBI headquarters A suspected intoxicated driver crashed into a barrier at 26 Federal Plaza early Tuesday, telling authorities there was a bomb in his car and prompting a large police response before the vehicle was cleared of any explosives, police and sources said. The 36-year-old crashed a white Ford Fusion into t...
21:17, 2019-07-09

The latest barrier to 5G speeds? The summer Enlarge / 5G is here, but that doesn't mean you have to buy into it. Thermal throttling is a fact of life for smartphones. SoCs generate a lot of heat, and when this heat can't be dissipated, processors react by slowing down and thereby generating less heat. Usually this is just an issue for heav...
10:51, 2019-07-13

Join a rideshare to the Great Barrier Reef Update the ol' Uber app because beginning Monday, May 27 for an extremely limited time, riders in select Queensland, Australia cities will be able to request a ride out to the Great Barrier Reef....
00:17, 2019-05-24

Barrier proposed to prevent Verrazzano Bridge suicides A Brooklyn councilman is demanding the MTA look west and rip a page out of the Golden Gate Bridge’s playbook to stop a sudden surge of people leaping to death off the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Councilman Justin Brannan, a Democrat who represents the Bay Ridge side of America’s longest suspens...
09:51, 2019-06-05

The psychology behind climate inaction: How to beat the 'doom barrier' Despite the urgency of a 'climate emergency' we're nowhere near fulfilling the Paris agreement. Why are we so reluctant to act? Climate psychologist Per Espen Stoknes says we need to move away from pointing blame....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism....
16:17, 2019-07-22

Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal greenhouse encrusted with coral, a new museum of und...
17:17, 2019-07-18

Muller takes blame for WTCR Race of Portugal barrier hit "Yvan Muller has taken the blame for the barrier hit that left his Cyan Racing Lynk \u0026 Co 03 TCR out of action for a large chunk of Free Practice 2 at WTCR Race of Portugal on Saturday."...
19:51, 2019-07-06

Small but mighty: Ash Barty's height no barrier to winning Wimbledon None of the last 13 Wimbledon winners were under 1.7mBarty believes her power belies her 1.66m heightAshleigh Barty insists her diminutive size shouldn’t be a barrier to winning Wimbledon and believes she boasts the power game needed to claim the greatest prize in tennis.Barty ended Australia’s eigh...
08:51, 2019-06-10

Baseball's 106mph barrier: have pitchers reached the limits of their velocity? The 100mph fastball used to be a rarity: now it’s an everyday occurrence in Major League Baseball. But the human body may not be built for such speedsSidd Finch was almost too good to be true. The rookie pitcher, while in spring training with the New York Mets, was reported to have shattered pitchin...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United States....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Disability not a barrier: At a time of low unemployment, employers tap a new talent pool Low unemployment, heightened advocacy and a new study make hiring people with disabilities the next front in the effort to diversify the workplace       ...
18:00, 2019-08-12

AI is key for business success, but lack of skilled staff remains a barrier Other challenges to AI adoption are a lack of compelling return on investment and a lack of management understanding, according to a new report from EY....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Adam Peaty breaks 57-second barrier and 100m breaststroke world record ‘I’ve been chasing that for three years now,’ says PeatyPeaty wins World Championships semi-final in 56.88secAdam Peaty has broken his own world record in the men’s 100 metre breaststroke at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. Peaty, 24, smashed the previous record of 57.10 seconds he s...
21:34, 2019-07-21

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest and fastest possible action” will reduce the risk...
08:00, 2019-07-19

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
22:01, 2019-06-18

Vienna to host Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to break two-hour marathon barrier • World record holder will make second attempt to achieve feat• ‘It’s not unlike trying to put a man on the moon’Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier for the marathon in Vienna in October. The Austrian capital has been chosen to host the Ineos 1:59 Challenge, in which the Kenyan...
04:34, 2019-06-28

Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s Beta-amyloid plaques, the protein aggregates that form in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, disrupt many brain functions and can kill neurons. They can also damage the blood-brain barrier — the normally tight border that prevents harmful molecules in the bloodstream from entering the brain. MIT...
03:34, 2019-08-13

Hail an Uber submarine, scUber, and have your driver take you to the Great Barrier Reef Uber announced a ride-share submarine – aptly named scUber – for riders to explore Australia's Great Barrier Reef inside an underwater craft.        ...
23:51, 2019-05-23

Great Barrier Reef hard coral cover close to record lows Coral bleaching, crown-of-thorns starfish and cyclones cause 10% to 30% decline over past five yearsHard coral cover on the Great Barrier Reef is near record lows in its northern stretch and in decline in the south, surveys by government scientists have found.A report card by the government’s Austra...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Phil Neville insists England must be ruthless to break semi-final barrier • Neville ‘cannot think of a better job than leading Lionesses’• England lost Women’s World Cup third-place play-offPhil Neville is back where it all began. A month ago he sat at the same beachside restaurant on the pebbly Mediterranean shoreline, just beneath the Promenade des Anglais, and talked a...
01:00, 2019-07-07

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of his new role as special envoy for the Great Barrier Reef.Entsch told Guardian Australia he was inspire...
01:34, 2019-05-28

Wind Waker Speedrunners Finally Pull Off Legendary 'Barrier Skip' Trick On GameCube For years, the “Barrier Skip” was the holy grail of speedrunning tricks. The trick, which would allow passage through a seemingly impenetrable barrier in The Wind Waker, became a reality in the HD version in 2017. Meanwhile, the trick still couldn’t be performed in the original GameCube “SD” version...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Trump says he wants to strengthen gun background checks President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted to strengthen background checks for gun purchases, a policy response to two recent mass shootings that was notably absent from proposals he put before the American people in televised remarks on Monday....
20:00, 2019-08-07

'Escape genius' bear scales three electric fences, 13-foot high barrier in daring breakout Forest rangers in Italy are on the hunt for a “genius” brown bear that reportedly escaped captivity by scaling three electric fences and a 13 foot high barrier. ...
05:01, 2019-07-18

Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
21:17, 2019-05-27

How to keep YouTube videos playing in the background on Android Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I love YouTube. I use it to watch videos, play tracks, and listen to podcasts. It has easily become my main source of entertainment. But there is one thing that r...
19:17, 2019-07-03

Trump speaks with Sen. Murphy about gun background checks President Trump spoke to another Democratic senator about moving forward on legislation regarding background checks in the aftermath of two mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso. Speaking with reporters before heading to a rally in Pennsylvania, Trump said he spoke with Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) ab...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Citigroup fined $1.25M for inadequate background checks when hiring Citigroup hired three convicted criminals over a seven-year period after failing to run adequate background checks on more than 10,000 employees, an industry watchdog said. The Wall Street giant headed by CEO Michael Corbat agreed to pay $1.25 million in fines to the Financial Industry Regulatory Au...
00:01, 2019-08-01

McConnell says gun background checks will be ‘front and center’ in fall “Background checks and red flags will probably lead the discussion,” McConnell told WHAS-AM in Louisville. He noted “there’s a lot of support” publicly for background checks....
06:00, 2019-08-09

Trump says he has ‘tremendous support’ from GOP on ‘meaningful’ background checks President Trump said he believes he has GOP support for more extensive back ground checks. Evan Vucci / AP NBC News- President Donald Trump on Friday said he had “tremendous support” for possible new measures to tighten background checks on gun buyers, claiming that even Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
23:51, 2019-08-09

Trump says ‘serious discussions’ taking place on background checks President Trump said Friday that “serious discussions are taking place” among congressional leaders about background checks to keep firearms out of the hands of “mentally ill or deranged people.” “Serious discussions are taking place between House and Senate leadership on meaningful Background Check...
17:17, 2019-08-09

Trump says wants lawmakers to take meaningful steps on gun background checks U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with taking legislative action to address gun background checks, adding that there was tremendous support for common sense action....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Easy-to-make thermal chameleon fades into the background Enlarge / This story isn't really about this kind of chameleon. Sorry. (credit: Renee Grayson / Flickr) Chameleons, unlike bowties, are cool. The chameleon is most famous for its ability to blend with its surroundings (I'm just as impressed with the acrobatic tongue), something we'd often like to ...
18:00, 2019-06-30

Buying ammo in California now requires background check Purchases of ammunition surged statewide ahead of a new California law that took effect Monday, which requires almost all buyers to go through background checks....
22:51, 2019-07-01

Will a past misdemeanor show up in an employer background check? Ask HR Most employers do background checks, so if you are concerned about a transgression in your past, it's wise to be honest in a job interview.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

From 'sesh mates' to background pals – what your friendships say about you | Emma Garland British people have fewer close friends than other nationalities. Here’s a quick guide to the key relationshipsEveryone in the UK is a friendless loser. Not my words, but those (slightly paraphrased) of a recent Snapchat survey that found British people have fewer close mates than other nationalitie...
13:51, 2019-07-19

President Donald Trump on 'meaningful' background checks: 'I really want to see it happen' Before heading to his resort in New Jersey Friday, President Donald Trump called for meaningful background checks for gun purchases -- following what he said was a "great talk" with the top two Democrats in Congress....
01:51, 2019-08-10

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in personal diplomacy aimed at smoothing tough discussions over differences on trade....
07:17, 2019-05-26

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
04:00, 2019-07-03

The Best Free Background Noise Generators for Working, Gaming, and Studying There are tons of background sound sites and apps, but most do the same things. We’ve compiled the best ones, all free online, plus a collection of the best background sound mobile apps. Use them as background noise while you work, read, study, play a tabletop RPG, or even in the background of a par...
01:00, 2019-07-12

How Online Gun Sales Can Exploit a Major Loophole in Background Checks Federal law doesn’t require private gun sellers to make background checks so millions of guns are sold without them. The internet has made these sales much easier....
22:17, 2019-08-13

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
12:34, 2019-06-02

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
01:17, 2019-08-14

iOS 13 will stop VoIP app background data collection, impacting Facebook Apple is stopping VoIP apps from collecting data while they run in the background, a change that will force multiple popular apps to make adjustments.Read More...
23:00, 2019-08-06

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks on a Kentucky news radio show follow a conversati...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Fact check: Would stronger background checks have stopped El Paso and Dayton? In the wake of two mass shootings that left 31 dead, President Donald Trump tweeted Monday morning that "Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks," suggesting that the legislation be paired with immigration revisions....
20:34, 2019-08-06

Trump Calls for ‘Strong Background Checks’ but Ties Them to Immigration Laws President Trump’s comments, made in an early morning Twitter post, come as the country mourns two deadly mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and Ohio....
15:34, 2019-08-05

Hundreds of U.S. mayors push Senate to pass background check bills A bipartisan group of more than 200 mayors on Thursday called on the Senate to return from its August recess, demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reconvene the chamber to take up legislation to strengthen background checks on gun buyers. The coalition of mayors from three dozen states c...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Past Flip-Flops Cloud Trump’s Position on Background Checks Whether the president’s support is real or another momentary reversal will determine if Congress passes the first new federal gun control measures in years....
04:34, 2019-08-10

214 mayors call on Senate to reconvene and pass background check bills The letter was signed by the leaders of El Paso and Dayton and several other cities that have experienced high-profile mass shootings in recent years....
23:17, 2019-08-08

Trump vows ‘urgent resolve’ on background checks after mass shootings, provides no details Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
20:34, 2019-08-05

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
22:34, 2019-08-05

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same time, Trump said he had ass...
01:51, 2019-08-10

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people. The two New York lawmakers said the legislation passed the De...
14:34, 2019-08-06

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate challenge for the president as he works to assure his...
22:34, 2019-08-16

A win for public safety or a government ploy? California set to require background check for ammo sales Already, California has some of the toughest gun laws in the United States. There’s another hurdle for gun owners coming on July 1.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-01

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
00:17, 2019-08-06

Trump Suggests ‘Marrying’ Background Checks With Immigration Reform After Weekend Bloodshed Across America President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Congress should consider “marrying” gun control legislation with immigration reform, following two mass shootings in which 29 people were killed in less than 24 hours — one of which happened in the border town of El Paso, Texas, where seve...
18:34, 2019-08-05

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue could help prevent the next large-scale tragedy....
12:34, 2019-08-05

Tim Ryan calls for passage of background check bill, ban on assault weapons following attacks in El Paso and Dayton 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Tim Ryan on Sunday called on Congress to immediately head back to session to pass a background check bill for those seeking to buy firearms and called for a ban on the purchase of assault weapons....
10:34, 2019-08-05

NRA leadership warns Trump background check bill is ‘unpopular’ with his base: Report In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump is reportedly in talks with leaders on both sides of the issue of expanding background checks for gun purchases.        ...
16:17, 2019-08-10

Trump says he’s open to calling Congress back to strengthen background checks as he heads to El Paso and Dayton The president dismissed critics who have suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partially to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
17:17, 2019-08-07

Trump suggests tightening background checks alongside immigration reform in wake of mass shootings President Trump called Monday for tightening gun background checks in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings that shocked the nation, while also suggesting linking the push to immigration reform. ...
19:17, 2019-08-05

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives passed in February....
10:34, 2019-08-05

NRA Head Reportedly Called Trump to Warn Him That Pushing Firearm Background Checks Wouldn’t Play Well With His Base Vladimir Putin’s most beloved Russian operative walked onto the White House lawn and told the press that he was “all in favor” of “background checks like we’ve never had before.”...
00:17, 2019-08-09

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by flashing her bare breasts in the background of a group photo....
12:17, 2019-07-16

Terry Bradshaw apologizes for 'offensive' remark about Ken Jeong's background When speaking about "The Masked Singer," Bradshaw said he was "kicked off by Alan Thicke and the little short guy from Japan.”        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
03:17, 2019-07-19

‘Like I’m Some Kind of Criminal’: Tougher Fines in Tennis Two players have lost all their prize money from Grand Slam tournaments to cover fines for failing to “perform to a professional standard” in first-round matches....
07:34, 2019-08-04

Iran newspaper to Japan: 'How Can You Trust A War Criminal?' A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime minister's close ties with the U.S. ahead of his historic visit to Iran....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Man charged for DUI, criminal damage after crashing into saguaro TUCSON – After getting in a sticky situation Wednesday morning, a driver involved in the saguaro-vehicle collision was charged for criminal damage and driving under the influence. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 39-year-old Kai Scott reportedly crashed into a saguaro near ...
05:17, 2019-07-11

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal Khmer Rouge in the 1970s or war that followed their ouster, an aid group said....
13:34, 2019-07-04

'Prolific' criminal group in Europe busted One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
21:00, 2019-05-22

CHEAP: Call the police, a Nintendo 2DS for $50 is CRIMINAL Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Everyone loves a little bit of on-the-go gaming. There’s little better than kicking back on a plane, train, or any other sort of transport, and losing yourself in a title. And you know the best way to play games ...
05:51, 2019-06-09

Don't be blue; Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements is now available on iOS and Android Are you the danger? Are you the one who knocks? If so, you might enjoy playing the Breaking Bad: Criminal Elements mobile game that is now available for iOS and Android. We first told you about the game in January, and back then we pointed out that it features the likenesses of characters like Walte...
08:17, 2019-06-08

Russia launches criminal case over gay adoption Russian officials allegedly allowed a gay couple to adopt children. Now Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal negligence case. And thanks to a "gay propaganda" law, the family could also face charges....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Sen. Blumenthal accuses Shanahan of criminal cover-up Sen. Richard Blumenthal asserted that former acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was potentially involved in a criminal cover-up for failing to disclose an alleged domestic violence incident before his nomination as the permanent secretary of defense....
03:00, 2019-06-19

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
05:00, 2019-05-23

Inside the 21st-century British criminal underworld There are almost 5,000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s big players are multinational, diversified and tech-savvy. By Duncan CampbellWho rules the underworld today, and where do they conduct their business? Once there were the familiar mugshots and Runyonesque ni...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Dutch police are being infiltrated by criminal gangs, report says Dozens of officers suspended or sacked recently for corruption may be ‘tip of iceberg’Dutch police unions have called for extra training in resisting approaches from criminal gangs after a report concluded that the recent firing of dozens of officers for corruption and security breaches could prove ...
15:51, 2019-07-16

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Kardashian West isn’t the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform. It was also important to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, and to Common, Kevin Hart and a host of others. Common says a society must “look out for those who are overlooked.” Hart is drawn to ...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Malaysia probes criminal element in UK girl’s disappearance SEREMBAN, Malaysia — Malaysian police say fingerprints have been found in a forest resort where a 15-year-old London girl was reported missing and they do not rule out a possible criminal element. Police earlier said there were no initial signs of foul play in Nora Anne Quoirin’s disappearance...
13:51, 2019-08-07

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
23:17, 2019-05-22

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Pastner accusers to face criminal fraud charge Ron Bell, a former friend of Ron Pastner who accused the Georgia Tech coach of sexually assaulting a woman, was charged with providing false information to law enforcement and facilitation of a fraud scheme practice....
00:34, 2019-05-22

Los Angeles and San Francisco, ‘Polar Opposites’ on Criminal Justice They share a brand of liberal politics, but the cities’ competing approaches to crime and incarceration could clash in the race for district attorney of Los Angeles....
12:34, 2019-06-21

Criminal justice teacher arrested for stealing from students A criminal justice teacher at a high school in Fort Pierce, Florida has been arrested and accused of stealing money from students and the school. Court records show Sharonda Johnson, 47, faces grand theft, witness tampering and petit theft charges. Johnson is accused of stealing at least $2,500 from...
03:17, 2019-06-22

Look: 'Criminal' gives first look at David Tennant, Hayley Atwell in new drama Netflix shared a premiere date and first-look photos for "Criminal," a police interrogation drama starring David Tennant, Hayley Atwell and Nicholas Pinnock....
23:17, 2019-08-09

University wrestlers suspected of criminal sexual conduct MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Stevenson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the station confirmed the two men arrested were on th...
00:51, 2019-06-17

FCA negotiating with U.S. to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
19:00, 2019-06-19

FCA, U.S. in talks to settle training center criminal case The federal probe has led to charges of tax fraud and other crimes against former FCA US employees and people associated with the UAW. "We continue to cooperate with this investigation and are in discussions with the DOJ about a potential resolution of its investigation," FCA said in a government fi...
22:34, 2019-06-19

Criminal investigation of Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill now inactive OLATHE, Kan. — A criminal investigation into allegations that Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill’s son was abused is no longer active. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas City Star Friday he would re-evaluate his decision if new evidence emerges. Howe said he still...
22:00, 2019-06-07

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Football star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations of sexual assault in Las Vegas 10 years ago, US prosecutors have said....
03:17, 2019-07-23

Dutch criminal convicted of ordering murder of Iranian An Amsterdam court has convicted a 38-year-old career criminal of organizing the murder of an Iranian who lived in the Netherlands, but says the motive for the killing remains unclear...
16:51, 2019-07-18

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs’ Hill inactive OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill involving alleged injuries to his 3-year-old son. Johnson County Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas City Star he would reconsider his decision if new evi...
19:34, 2019-06-07

El Salvador president rules out talks with criminal gangs El Salvador President Nayib Bukele ruled out negotiations with criminal gangs on Tuesday and vowed to go after their finances in a bid to reduce violence in the Central American country....
06:17, 2019-06-19

I'm Criminal Minds Actor Kirsten Vangsness, and This Is How I Work When Kirsten Vangsness landed the role of hacker Penelope Garcia in CBS’s Criminal Minds, she was still working multiple day jobs. She was also working in theater, which she now participates in as a playwright and actor. We talked to her about her career, her bullet journal, and why she likes to was...
15:34, 2019-07-24

Woman busted with loaded gun on way into Brooklyn Criminal Court A 22-year-old woman was busted Thursday morning for trying to enter Brooklyn Criminal Court with a loaded gun and ammunition — just one week after the NYPD’s chief of department blasted the DA for going soft on weapons cases. Keithia Lampkin, 22, placed her backpack on the magnetometer belt as...
03:00, 2019-07-19

CFO criminal charges show conspiracy at Reagor Dykes The bankrupt dealership group's former finance chief faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. It's unclear if others will be charged, but court documents note "co-conspirators."...
06:51, 2019-06-24

94 Taiwanese criminal suspects extradited from Spain to Beijing A charter flight carrying 94 Taiwanese criminal suspects arrived in Beijing from Spain on Friday morning, making it the first large-scale extradition from Europe to China, state media reported....
09:17, 2019-06-07

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations Juventus star had been accused of 2009 assault in Las VegasProsecutor says there is not enough evidence to bring chargesProsecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009.After reviewing a po...
00:17, 2019-07-23

DOJ announces release of 3,100 inmates as part of criminal reform push The Department of Justice announced Friday that 3,100 federal inmates are being released as part of the criminal justice reform bill President Trump signed into law last year....
23:17, 2019-07-19

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder - Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
02:34, 2019-07-13

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
03:34, 2019-07-13

The Epic Criminal Career of El Chapo Nears Its Final Chapter The Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, is to be sentenced on Wednesday and may speak in court. It’s his first appearance since he was convicted in February....
17:17, 2019-07-17

Biden, Booker escalate feud over U.S. criminal justice reform Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and Senator Cory Booker traded accusations over their criminal justice records on Wednesday, with Booker calling the former U.S. vice president an "architect of mass incarceration" and Biden slamming Newark's "stop and frisk" policing when Booker was ma...
05:51, 2019-07-25

Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed on Monday to pay about $25.3 million, including a criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it made improper payments that were used to bribe government officials in Hungary and other countries....
21:34, 2019-07-22

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
18:51, 2019-07-18

Biden, Harris field attacks on criminal justice records “You stood up and used that tough-on-crime phony rhetoric that got a lot of people elected but destroyed communities like mine,” Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) told Biden....
15:51, 2019-08-01

Criminologist: Trump acts like a criminal when denying climate change While much of the world now recognizes the need for immediate action, there are still those who question the scientific consensus on climate change and deter efforts to tackle it. As might be expected, they have the attention of US President Donald Trump and his Republican administration. The Heartl...
23:00, 2019-07-31

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
06:51, 2019-07-18

J&J faces U.S. criminal probe related to baby powder: Bloomberg The U.S. Justice Department is pursuing a criminal probe into whether Johnson & Johnson lied about potential cancer risks of its talcum powder and has convened a grand jury in Washington, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
22:17, 2019-07-12

House to vote next week on criminal contempt against Barr and Ross House Democrats will vote next week on criminal contempt charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for failing to comply with a congressional subpoena over the 2020 census, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. The vote — the second time a sitting attorney ...
21:51, 2019-07-11

The wacky criminal underworld of Judgment is frustratingly indifferent to your existence Judgment, the new spin-off of Sega’s long-running Yakuza series, starts off with a very cool hook: Ace defense attorney Takayuki Yagami is riding high after scoring an extremely rare acquittal in the Japanese legal system—because, as the game repeatedly notes, 99 percent of all court cases in the co...
20:17, 2019-06-20

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Huawei CEO says banks knew about the company's allegedly criminal activities In an interview with CNBC, Huawei's CEO said the banks at the center of the controversy surrounding his company's activities knew what was happening...
22:51, 2019-06-19

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to election......
20:51, 2019-05-31

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don’t convict people in this country for being repulsi...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs' Hill inactive Prosecutor no longer actively investigating a criminal case against Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill        ...
20:51, 2019-06-07

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
02:34, 2019-06-15

Flint water crisis: prosecutors drop all criminal charges State pledged to start restart the investigation into one of the worst manmade environmental disasters in US historyProsecutors stunningly dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water scandal and pledged to start the investigation from scratch.The defendants include ...
03:00, 2019-06-14

The Subject at the White House Was Criminal Justice.The Subtext Was the Election. It remains to be seen how President Trump can capitalize on his support for the First Step Act, as his advisers have told him to do, to appeal to African-American and moderate white voters....
02:17, 2019-06-14

Prosecutors dismiss all criminal charges in Flint water case Prosecutors have decided to drop all criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis — and must now start the entire investigation over again. Eight people had been charged for their alleged involvement, including former Michigan health department director Nick Lyon, who was accused of turn...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Suspect in Kyoto Fire Had Criminal Record and Trouble With Neighbors With the police and the public searching for explanations of a devastating crime, experts said they feared people with mental illness would be vilified....
15:51, 2019-07-20

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice It’s “Keeping up with the Kardashians: Washington, DC.” Reality-TV queen Kim Kardashian returned to the White House on Thursday for an event promoting efforts to help ex-felons return to the workforce. “All right guys, I am heading to the White House to speak at the ‘se...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – three 14-year-olds and two aged 12 – were detained b...
19:01, 2019-07-10

Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs executives Malaysia filed criminal charges on Friday against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc following an investigation into a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal that led to the demise of state fund 1MDB....
13:51, 2019-08-09

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
21:51, 2019-07-09

ICE Taps States' Photo Databases to Hunt Criminal Suspects Federal immigration officials have sifted through state databases of driver’s licenses to hunt for criminal suspects with the use of facial-recognition technology, documents show....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Trump’s and Biden’s dueling claims on criminal justice reform President Trump gave no credit to Barack Obama for a significant change in sentencing, and former vice president Joe Biden, in turn, minimized what Trump accomplished in 2018....
14:00, 2019-08-14

After Budapest Boat Crash, Fading Hope and a Criminal Inquiry At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
19:34, 2019-05-30

Accused subway saboteur charged with criminal tampering, reckless endangerment Alleged subway brake-yanker Isaiah Thompson was hauled into Manhattan criminal court Friday, where prosecutors tried to bring a screeching halt to the stalling spree with a request for $25,000 bail. As his mom looked on from the gallery, Thompson, 23, was arraigned on charges of criminal tampering, ...
12:17, 2019-05-25

Second Judge Dismisses Criminal Charges in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8 A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge dismissed criminal charges against a former Amtrak engineer. The state attorney general vowed Tuesday to appeal the decision....
06:17, 2019-07-24

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed CHICAGO (AP) — A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed. Cook County Judge Steven Watkins said Thursday that while there are good arguments in favor of keeping the file sealed, the “Empire” actor forfeited his rights to keep the case sealed to...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Ronaldo will not face criminal charges in alleged sexual assault case District attorney's office decides Kathryn Mayorga’s claim of alleged sexual assault in 2009 couldn't be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-23

Biden unveils plan to end racial discrimination in U.S. criminal justice system Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced....
17:00, 2019-07-23

DOJ lost track of foreign nationals with criminal histories after bringing them to US: audit The Justice Department has lost track of numerous foreign nationals who were brought into the United States to help with law enforcement cases and may have criminal histories of their own – something that could be putting the public "at risk," the DOJ’s inspector general warned in a newly released a...
23:00, 2019-06-13

Criminal investigation of Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill no longer active, prosecutor says Prosecutor says he is no longer actively investigating allegations that Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused.       ...
02:34, 2019-06-08

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing criminal charges for allegedly groping and forcibly kissing a woman at a restaurant in Boston.Batali, who has faced multiple accus...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Former Chicago cop exposes criminal cover up in police department, says she feared for her life A former Chicago police officer, who risked her own safety to uncover years of corruption and dirty deeds by a public housing officer who extorted money from the city's poorest and then planted drugs on those who refused to pay, will have her story featured Friday during the CBS series "Whistleblowe...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Kamal Nath Hits Out At Shivraj Chouhan For Calling Nehru A "Criminal" Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Sunday slammed former Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan for calling Jawaharlal Nehru a "criminal"....
19:00, 2019-08-11

Biden Unveils Criminal Justice Plan, With a Focus on Reducing Incarceration Mr. Biden, whose long record on criminal justice includes the 1994 crime bill, called for reducing incarceration, and the toll it takes on poor communities and people of color....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Mueller stopped short of calling Trump a criminal, but did we need him to? | Richard Wolffe The denial from Mueller’s office that the special counsel drew up an indictment on three counts obstruction of justice is problematic and entirely predictableDid Donald Trump repeatedly break the law by trying to block multiple investigations into his mysteriously intimate relationship with Russia?T...
03:34, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges Microsoft Corp agreed on Monday to pay about $25.3 million, including a criminal fine, to settle U.S. charges it made improper payments that were used to bribe government officials in Hungary and other countries....
19:17, 2019-07-22

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
01:51, 2019-06-14

Untimely flatulence leads to arrest of Northland criminal hiding from law enforcement KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re wanted for a felony and hiding from law enforcement, what’s the best way to avoid arrest? Well, for starters, don’t let one rip. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office tweeted on Tuesday that one unlucky felon did just that over the weekend, and the noi...
10:34, 2019-07-10

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that end cash bail fo...
02:34, 2019-07-09

New York eyes plan to clear criminal records for over 200K pot arrests New York State officials are scrambling to figure out how to erase more than 200,000 criminal records for marijuana possession as a bill to strike those charges awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature. The state Division of Criminal Justice Services would have to seal 126,136 Class B misdemeanors...
22:51, 2019-07-06

On Encephalitis Alert, Assam Warns Negligent Doctors Of Criminal Cases The Assam government has cancelled the leaves of all health department employees till the end of September to deal with an outbreak of encephalitis in the state. The state government also said it will......
15:51, 2019-07-06

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
00:17, 2019-07-04

House holds Barr, Ross in criminal contempt over census documents The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. census....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
21:17, 2019-07-10

What Tiffany Cabán's Likely Win in Queens Means for the Future of Criminal Justice Reform 31-year-old public defender Tiffany Caban is projected to be the Democratic nominee for district attorney in a borough home to almost 2.4 million people....
22:17, 2019-06-27

Texas state board fears DNA technology can jeopardize criminal cases AUSTIN, Texas — With a name that sounds like futuristic fiction, Rapid DNA machines roughly the size of an office printer have helped solve rape cases in Kentucky, identified California wildfire victims and verified family connections of migrants at the US-Mexico border. Now a state board in Texas h...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in meals catering case Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday to admit criminal wrongdoing over the misuse of state funds to order catered meals, in a plea bargain carrying no jail time....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been "overhyped" and "over-politicized."...
16:51, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 4-Malaysia files criminal charges against 17 Goldman Sachs executives Malaysia filed criminal charges on Friday against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc following an investigation into a multi-billion-dollar corruption scandal that led to the demise of state fund 1MDB....
14:17, 2019-08-09

Malaysia's 1MDB criminal case against Goldman Sachs delayed to September Malaysia's criminal case against U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs involving $6.5 billion 1MDB bonds will be postponed to September, a court ruled on Monday, after defence lawyers asked for more time to receive instructions from their clients abroad....
08:17, 2019-06-24

Ezekiel Elliott Won't Face Criminal Charges For Knocking Over Event Staffer In Vegas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will not face criminal charges in connection to an incident in May where he shoved a member of an EDM festival’s event staff in Vegas, according to TMZ....
20:34, 2019-08-17

Beijing says the Hong Kong police is 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
14:34, 2019-08-06

Beijing says the Hong Kong police are 'fully capable' of punishing criminal activities The Hong Kong government and police are "fully capable" of punishing criminal activities and restoring public order, a spokesperson for China's Hong Kong Affairs Office said on Tuesday....
10:51, 2019-08-07

David Tennant to star in Netflix's Criminal, an experimental police interrogation anthology One of the best episodes of television of all time is “Three Men and Adena,” the fifth episode of the first season of Homicide: Life On The Street. In it, two detectives interrogate a man over the death of an 11-year old girl, but fail to do so in the 12 hours they’ve been allotted. It’s intense, in...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
00:34, 2019-06-14

Dems to pursue criminal contempt for William Barr, Wilbur Ross over census House Democratic leaders plan to move forward with criminal contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas for documents related to the 2020 census, senior Democratic aides said Monday. Being held in contempt by Cong...
00:34, 2019-07-09

‘Drag This Out as Long as Possible’: Former Official Faces Rare Criminal Charges Under Open-Records Law Public officials who fail to comply with document requests covered by “sunshine” laws are hardly ever prosecuted. Misdemeanor charges against an aide to a previous mayor of Atlanta are a first in Georgia....
09:34, 2019-07-08

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
02:51, 2019-07-03

Jury says county violated a state's criminal records law. The total payout could be almost $67 million. Mugshots, dates of birth and other data from the arrests of nearly 67,000 people in a Pennsylvania county were available publicly online for two years. Even if their records had been expunged....
13:17, 2019-05-30

No criminal charges for NY open-government expert after multiple women claim harassment Eight women describe sexual harassment by Bob Freeman, the former head of New York state's Committee on Open Government. Prosecutors closed the case.        ...
19:00, 2019-06-28

College wrestling star, teammate arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct A college wrestling star and his teammate were arrested Saturday on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct though details behind the arrest were scant....
20:00, 2019-06-17

Bannon described Trump Organization as 'criminal enterprise', Michael Wolff claims in new book Former White House adviser says financial investigations will take down president in sequel to Fire and FuryThe former White House adviser Steve Bannon has described the Trump Organization as a criminal entity and predicted that investigations into the president’s finances will lead to his political...
09:51, 2019-05-29

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
17:51, 2019-05-29

Deutsche Bank Faces Criminal Investigation for Potential Money-Laundering Lapses Federal authorities are focused on whether the bank complied with anti-money-laundering laws, including in its review of transactions linked to Jared Kushner....
06:00, 2019-06-20

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Hungary launches criminal probe after tourist boat sinks, killing at least 7 people There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Budapest, the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
15:17, 2019-05-30

Five Catholic priests charged with criminal sexual conduct in Michigan sex abuse investigation The Michigan Attorney General's office provided updates on its Catholic church investigation. Five men were charged, four arrested and one suspended.        ...
01:51, 2019-05-27

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cut sentences, especially for black prisoners....
14:00, 2019-06-08

Justice Department will not pursue criminal contempt charges in Census dispute with Congress The U.S. Justice Department will not pursue criminal charges against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, after Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to hold them in contempt in a dispute over documents concerning whether to include a citizenship question on th...
05:51, 2019-07-25

'Borderline criminal negligence': Democrat unloads on Trump's climate comments in Europe Rep. Paul Tonko said that President Trump committed “borderline criminal negligence" in dismissing climate change science during his visit to Europe this week....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-01

Juventus soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo avoids criminal rape charges in US The current captain of the Portugal national soccer team had been accused of raping Kathryn Mayorga in Las Vegas in 2009. He still faces a civil complaint from his accuser....
02:17, 2019-07-23

Kim Kardashian West Returns to the White House to Discuss Criminal Justice Reform (WASHINGTON) — Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House to speak at an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce. Kardashian West, who has been advocating for criminal justice reform issues, tweeted a video of herself en r...
01:00, 2019-06-14

House holds William Barr, Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress The House voted on Wednesday to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas, an escalation in House Democrats’ ongoing oversight battle with the Trump administration.The 230-198 vote to hold Barr and Ros...
04:34, 2019-07-18

Minister Pratap Sarangi, Social Media Hero, Says Criminal Cases "False" Pratap Sarangi, the lawmaker from Odisha's Balasore who was sworn in to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new council of ministers on Thursday, has found instant stardom on social media for his austere......
14:17, 2019-05-31

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it would not prosecute him in the July 17, 2014 killing of Eric Garner with a prohibited chokehold....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charge in 2017 Encounter at Boston Restaurant The celebrity chef faces a criminal assault charge related to an allegation that he groped and kissed a woman. His lawyer said he denies the allegation....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs executives in 1MDB corruption probe Malaysia filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc over the multi-billion dollar corruption probe at state fund 1MDB, the attorney general said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-08-09

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. And the Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from criminal activity until it cools down. In a Facebo...
15:51, 2019-07-21

General orders ethics review of special forces community after criminal allegations against troops The head of the U.S. Special Operations Command is ordering a top-to-bottom study of the military's special forces community amid a rash of incidents for alleged misconduct that has shined a light on the normally secretive world of America's elite fighting forces. ...
12:51, 2019-08-13

Florida governor orders criminal probe into handling of prior Jeffrey Epstein sex case Gov. Ron DeSantis directed the state law enforcement department to launch an inquiry into "other irregularities" surrounding an earlier state probe and plea agreement with Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez team up on bill to help those with criminal records get housing Sen. Kamala Harris and New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up to introduce legislation aimed at helping people with criminal records fairly obtain housing....
19:17, 2019-07-10

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing criminal charge in alleged Boston assault It's the first criminal charge against Batali resulting from several sexual harassment and assault allegations that crippled his career amid the #MeToo movement....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Family of Irish teen found dead in Malaysia won't seek criminal probe: lawyer The family of an Irish girl whose naked body was found near a Malaysian jungle stream will not demand a criminal investigation into the incident, their lawyer said on Wednesday, leaving it up to the police to decide the next course of action....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges over rape claims, prosecutors say Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges related to a decade-old sexual assault allegation against him, prosecutors announced on Monday....
05:17, 2019-07-23

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
00:51, 2019-05-23

Violence breaks out as protesters challenge bill allowing criminal suspects to be tried in mainland China Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous territory....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Arizona prison officials won't let inmates read book that critiques the criminal justice system Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
19:17, 2019-07-31

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Ahead of second round of 2020 debates, Biden unveils sweeping criminal justice reform plan Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a wide ranging plan to reduce the country’s prison population, reform the nation’s criminal justice system and eliminate racial and income disparities in sentencing....
16:34, 2019-07-23

Trump slams 'nervous Nancy' Pelosi for accusing him of 'criminal cover-up': It's a 'fascist,' disgraceful statement President Trump called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Friday on "Fox & Friends" after she again accused him of a "criminal cover-up" and claimed he "does not know right from wrong."...
16:17, 2019-06-14

Mark Levin rails against Nancy Pelosi for declaring Trump a criminal: Democrats 'totally out of control' Fox News host Mark Levin called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats for acting in an "unconstitutional" fashion toward President Trump. ...
16:17, 2019-06-14

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being deployed. Senators grilled President Trump's nominee for Navy chief at his confirmation hearing to find out why....
22:00, 2019-07-31

UPDATE 2-Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Criminal gang facing jail after laundering profits of £8 million drugs supply operation through sham companies Members of a criminal gang who ran an £8 million drugs supply operation across the UK while laundering profits through a web of 'front' companies are facing jail....
17:34, 2019-06-12

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
02:00, 2019-06-28

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole case out — and starting all over....
05:17, 2019-06-14

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with common assault and criminal damage after drink is thrown at Brexit Party leader A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him while on a walkabout in Newcastle city centre....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Amazon’s Free Meek Is a Gripping Look at Meek Mill’s Kafkaesque Journey Through the Criminal Justice System On January 24, 2007, 19-year-old Robert Rihmeek Williams was arrested on his South Philly doorstep. He doesn’t recall everything that happened next because, Williams says, police beat him so severely that he kept losing consciousness. Facing 19 drug, firearms and assault charges—includin...
21:34, 2019-07-31

Johnson & Johnson’s stock tumbles after reports of criminal probe Johnson & Johnson’s stock plunged 4.2% on a Friday report that the Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation into whether the pharma giant misled the public about cancer risks of its talcum powder. J&J disclosed in February securities filings that it had received subpoenas from the D...
11:34, 2019-07-13

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-l...
03:51, 2019-07-14

Match-fixing scandal hits Spain as LaLiga players arrested and 'organised criminal group' allegedly involved Several arrests have been made in Spain on Tuesday morning over allegations a LaLiga game was fixed in May 2018 by "an organised criminal group", the Spanish league has confirmed....
13:34, 2019-05-28

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped by prosecutors due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey will not face trial on a charge of groping a teen bus boy in 2016. Prosecutors dropped the case due to "unavailability" of the accuser to testify.        ...
04:17, 2019-07-18

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey was one of the first Hollywood figures to be accused of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct beginning in November 2017.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-18

Nora Quoirin missing: Police not ruling out 'criminal element' after fingerprints found at resort where London teen went missing Malaysian police have said they are not ruling out a "criminal element" after fingerprints were found in a forest resort where a 15-year-old London girl was reported missing....
14:17, 2019-08-07

UPDATE 2-Continental Resources CEO urges OPEC, shale oil output cuts OPEC and U.S. shale producers should reduce crude shipments into an oversupplied market, Continental Resources Chief Executive Harold Hamm said on Tuesday, as Iran sanctions and the U.S.-China trade dispute has roiled the market....
02:17, 2019-08-14

Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet shine in Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' trailer Director Greta Gerwig takes on "Little Women," the coming of age story of the four March sisters in the aftermath of the American Civil War.        ...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Norwegian Air cutting more flights between East Coast and Europe The European low-fare carrier will end flights from the East Coast to Dublin on Sept. 15. Service from Hamilton, Ontario, is also being axed.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Find a better price on your Southwest flight? Here's how to rebook and get some money back Did you book a Southwest flight and then find a better price later? Don't worry! Here's how you can rebook your ticket and get some money back.       ...
02:51, 2019-08-14

The Mets Are On Fire. The Braves Are Watching From a Safe Distance. Mets G.M. Brodie Van Wagenen challenged the N.L. East before this season, but all year his team has been chasing Atlanta, the division’s patient standard-bearers....
02:51, 2019-08-14

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
02:51, 2019-08-14

Employee health benefits' costs expected to rise 5% in 2020, new survey says The total cost of worker health benefits is expected to top $15,000 per employee, according to the National Business Group on Health annual survey of nearly 150 of the nation's largest employers....
02:51, 2019-08-14

Where in the World Is Ghislaine Maxwell? Even though Jeffrey Epstein, who was widely accused of sexual abuse, was found dead in his jail cell Saturday after an apparent suicide, there are still many people who are alive and could be prosecuted for working with him. One of those people is Epstein’s alleged co-conspirator, Ghislaine Maxwell,...
02:51, 2019-08-14

'Chrisley Knows Best' star Todd Chrisley denies tax evasion, claims former employee framed him "Chrisely Knows Best" star Todd Chrisley says a former employee is to blame for "tax evasion and bank fraud" claims before a federal indictment.        ...
03:17, 2019-08-14

How a McConnell-backed effort to lift Russian sanctions boosted a Kentucky project A spokesman said the Senate majority leader did not know the measure would help a company building an aluminum mill in an impoverished part of his home state....
03:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong airport reopens after overnight clashes, mass protests Hong Kong's airport resumed operations on Wednesday, rescheduling hundreds of flights that had been disrupted over the past two days as protesters clashed with riot police in a deepening crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election chances....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Trump hopes 'tricky' Hong Kong situation works out 'for liberty' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the situation in Hong Kong was tricky, but he hoped it would work out for everybody, including China, and "for liberty" without anyone getting hurt or killed....
03:51, 2019-08-14

Speaker Bercow says he will stop Johnson from closing parliament to secure Brexit: Telegraph British House of Commons Speaker John Bercow said on Tuesday he would refuse to allow Prime Minister Boris Johnson to close parliament to secure Brexit, the Telegraph reported....
03:51, 2019-08-14

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in enthusiasm for astrology apps, 10 August). No! It rem...
03:51, 2019-08-14

The Latest: Philly Orchestra rescinds invitation to Domingo The Philadelphia Orchestra has rescinded an invitation to have opera legend Placido Domingo after an Associated Press story revealed sexual harassment accusations...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for governor last year, will not run for president in 2020 after toying with the idea publicly for several mon...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder - podcast We hear about the importance of early intervention in rare cases of pre-teen eating disorders. Plus, calls to ban hands-free phone use while drivingMaggie and her husband James have four daughters. While their oldest, Hattie, was still at primary school, she began severely restricting the amount she...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Trump official: Statue of Liberty poem should mean 'poor who can stand on own two feet' Ken Cuccinelli defends Trump’s decision to make it harder for migrants to be awarded residence if they got benefit programsKen Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), has proposed a new interpretation of the famous welcome that appears on a placard at the ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

How to find the best deals on laptops Now is the best time to buy a laptop—even if you’re not a student. Here's what you need to know to find the best deals!       ...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is $1,200 per year....
04:17, 2019-08-14

Stunning image of rare volcanic lightning captured by German photographer: 'It was a scary moment' A German photographer who traveled to a small Russian island in the hopes of capturing volcanic lighting — a rare but dazzling phenomenon —  seems to have gotten what he wished for. ...
04:51, 2019-08-14

'Lost village' found at site of most infamous clan massacre in Scotland Archaeologists excavating the scene of the most infamous clan massacre in Scottish history have unearthed parts of a "lost village" in the Highlands valley of Glencoe....
04:51, 2019-08-14

Sikorsky nets $107M contract for parts on six King Stallion helicopters Sikorsky has been awarded a $107 million contract for early work on long lead items for six low-rate initial production lot 4 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps....
05:17, 2019-08-14

Inflation Picked Up in July U.S. consumer prices rose at a robust pace in July on the back of higher prices for energy and most other goods and services, a possible sign that inflation is finding its footing after a weak start to the year....
05:17, 2019-08-14

PG&E Makes Final Push to Stay in Charge of Chapter 11 Faced with losing control of a multibillion-dollar bankruptcy process, PG&E promised to swiftly file a chapter 11 exit plan with financial backing in a bid to keep the company’s fate in its own hands....
05:17, 2019-08-14

Xiaomi tops Indian smartphone market for eighth straight quarter Xiaomi has now been India’s top smartphone seller for eight straight quarters. The company has become a constant headache for Samsung in the world’s second largest smartphone market as sales have slowed pretty much everywhere else in the world. The Chinese electronics giant shipped 10.4...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Snap introduces Spectacles 3, with two HD cameras and 3D effects on Snapchat Snap has introduced a third generation of its Spectacles wearable sunglass cameras, and these include new 3D effects for use in Snapchat: You can capture 3D snaps, with a slight side-to-side depth effect thanks to dual-angle cameras; 3D filters, which add AR graphics effects to captured video; 3D le...
05:51, 2019-08-14

How to watch The Handmaid's Tale finale online: stream from anywhere in the world After a season dripping in tension, anarchy and the usual tear-jerking misery of Gilead, The Handmaid's Tale season three has reached its final episode. And while that is sad news, there is a bright side - we've tracked down all of the information you need to watch The Handmaid's Tale...
06:17, 2019-08-14

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man....
06:51, 2019-08-14

Half-acre Hampstead plot up for auction: rare hamlet of homes around village green could be turned into exclusive mega-mansion It is not the only unusual London plot to come to the market in recent weeks. A car park the size of a tennis court behind chef Clare Smyth's Notting Hill restaurant, Core, is for sale priced at £2 million, it emerged last week....
07:17, 2019-08-14

NASA’s space-worthy nuclear reactor could be ready to fly by 2022 Today, scientists dream of one day building settlements on the Moon and even Mars, where research can be conducted and human travelers can live safely for months or years. Making that dream a reality is going to take a lot of work, and one of the most pressing concerns is power. The Department of En...
07:51, 2019-08-14

No. 1 Novak Djokovic begins Western & Southern Open title defense in win over Sam Querrey Novak Djokovic began his Western & Southern Open title defense with a win over Sam Querrey in straight set Tuesday night on Center Court        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Italy's Salvini says citizen's income scheme needs reviewing: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday the citizen's income scheme introduced earlier this year would need reviewing if the League won elections....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Audi India To Launch Q8 SUV In 2019 It might have been a very slow start to 2019 for Audi India, but the second half of the year brings in a burst of action. Audi has announced that it will launch 4 cars in India by the end of 2019 and......
08:17, 2019-08-14

Hackers can hijack your digital photos for ransom, experts warn Hackers and malware and ransomware have for years targeted personal computers and computerized networks, but cybercriminals may soon turn their attention to hijacking your photos, analysts say....
08:17, 2019-08-14

W Series race winner Powell set to make IMSA debut in GTD class NSX W Series race winner Alice Powell will make her IMSA SportsCar Championship debut later this month at Virginia International Raceway with Meyer Shank Racing...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Man armed with assault rifle taken into custody moments after opening fire at Chicago’s Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (NBC News)  A gunman is in custody after firing several shots Monday at Chicago’s Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Authorities say the man first opened fire outside the hospital, then moved inside and fired more shots. “He got in the street and started shooting at the building shot all the...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Honda Says It Will Stop Producing Cars In Argentina In 2020 Japan's Honda Motor Co on Tuesday said it will stop producing automobiles in Argentina next year as part of a global shift in how it shares production between regions. Honda said its Campana plant in......
08:51, 2019-08-14

Man breaks into Phoenix airport, activates plane’s emergency slide A man entered a restricted area at an Arizona airport on Tuesday and activated an emergency slide on a plane, a report said. Zackaria Mudasir, 39, allegedly walked into the secure area of Terminal 2 at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix at about 2:15 a.m., a local ABC affiliate reported. He...
09:51, 2019-08-14

‘Fredo unhinged’ T-shirts released by Trump campaign to mock Cuomo It was an opportunity the Trump reelection campaign couldn’t refuse. President Trump’s 2020 campaign wasted no time Tuesday in selling “Fredo Unhinged” T-shirts to piggyback on the controversy over CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s unhinged viral video rant. For $34, Trump supporters can get a T-...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate — and then abruptly told not to, according to a report. On Thursday night, a missile containing nuclear material exploded on a barge floating in the Wh...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Twitter’s trying really hard to make itself a news app New experiments at Twitter show it’s trying to further establish itself as the go-to news app for its users around the world. Today, the company announced its testing a way for you to follow specific interests, such as sports teams and celebrities. Once you choose these topics, Twitter’s machine lea...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Brody Jenner Moves on With 22-Year-Old Model Josie Canseco After Kaitlynn Carter Split Brody Jenner seems ready for "new beginnings." The Hills: New Beginnings star is reportedly seeing 22-year-old model Josie Canseco, whose famous parents are retired pro baseball......
10:17, 2019-08-14

MLB's Nickname-Adorned Players' Weekend Jerseys Are Up For Preorder Amazingly, the sport that’s governed by unwritten rules like “don’t walk across the mound,” or “don’t celebrate doing cool shit too exuberantly” has one of the best league-wide alternate jersey events in sports....
10:17, 2019-08-14

Julián Castro Knows Just How to Get His Message to Trump—Take Out an Ad on Fox News Democratic presidential candidate and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said “fuck it” to hoping Donald Trump hears his cries and took his message straight to the man by posting an ad on Trump’s personal YouTube channel, Fox News....
10:17, 2019-08-14

Tigers Outfielder Generously Guides Kyle Seager's Third Dinger Over The Outfield Wall It says something about the state of baseball that the least interesting thing about this play, from the top of the ninth inning of an 11–6 Mariners win over the Tigers, is that it was Kyle Seager’s third dinger of the night. Multi-homer games are so common now that they’re becoming passé—for crying...
10:51, 2019-08-14

Reaction to Celtic's miserable Champions League exit "Celtic\u0027s sensational defeat over two legs to CFR Cluj means they will now play in the Europa League knockout stages. We look at the fall out from their night to forget."...
11:17, 2019-08-14

What to know about mouth sores from chemo People can get temporary mouth sores from chemotherapy. Checking the mouth often helps early detection, while keeping the mouth moist and avoiding certain foods can help relieve symptoms. Learn more here....
11:17, 2019-08-14

Spotify users may finally be able to start using Siri commands to play music Over the past few months, there’s been quite a bit of tension between Apple and Spotify. Not too long ago, for example, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek argued that Apple’s 30% cut from the App Store amounts to an unfair tax on competition. What’s more, Spotify has taken its complaints about ...
12:17, 2019-08-14

How to fix the Android bug that’s been killing your phone’s battery If you’ve been experiencing worse battery life than usual on your Android smartphone recently, you should know that you’re not alone. There’s an Android bug that’s responsible for the recent battery issues, and the good news is that you can fix it yourself before Google rolls...
12:17, 2019-08-14

Chinese police chief fired after his Porsche-driving wife explodes in road rage incident Video showed the woman, dressed like something out of Vogue magazine, yelling at and then slapping a hapless driver who got in the way of her illegal maneuver....
12:51, 2019-08-14

India's Coffee Day to sell Bengaluru tech park to Blackstone, cut debt Coffee Day Enterprises Ltd said on Wednesday it planned to sell a tech park it owned in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru to Blackstone for up to 30 billion rupees ($421 million), in an effort to cut debt....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Documenting a City’s Nocturnal Living Adjusting to the effects of climate change in Phoenix has been a slow burn for its residents. Covering it required these two journalists to flip their internal clocks....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries usi...
14:00, 2019-08-14

Jerry: Deals must fit within confines of salary cap Having seen a rush to do deals burn the Cowboys in the past, owner and general manager Jerry Jones said he isn't opposed to continuing negotiations with Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper and Ezekiel Elliott into the regular season....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Oil prices fall on disappointing economic data from Europe and China Oil prices fell on Wednesday on disappointing economic data from China and Europe and a rise in U.S. crude inventories, partly erasing the previous session's sharp gains after the United States said it would delay tariffs on some Chinese products....
14:34, 2019-08-14

Cat swiped by nanny is returned to owners who wanted to put it down Tigger the tabby could be back on death row. A Long Island nanny who swiped her boss’s elderly cat to save it from euthanasia says the pet is now back with the owners who wanted to kill the kitty — after cops came and took him from her home. “I’m afraid they may kill Tigger,”......
15:00, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters apologize, face tipping point after demonstrations at airport turned violent Protesters sought sympathy and forgiveness as they fought to regain control over a narrative that seemed to be tilting in Beijing’s favor for the first time....
15:00, 2019-08-14

Liverpool vs Chelsea LIVE stream and TV channel: How to watch Uefa Super Cup on BT and online tonight Champions League winners Liverpool meet Europa League holders Chelsea on Wednesday night in an eagerly-anticipated all-English Uefa Super Cup clash in Istanbul....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Battle Emerges Over Nuclear Waste in America's Oil Patch A plan to build two big nuclear-waste storage facilities in the heart of the most important U.S. oil field is igniting a fight between frackers and the atomic-energy industry....
15:34, 2019-08-14

THQ Nordic has plans for TimeSplitters and is making a new Saints Row A wise man once said that "if you're not making moves, you're standing still." And THQ Nordic is proving that with TimeSplitters and Saints Row.Read More...
15:34, 2019-08-14

Russian carriers and Qualcomm build Europe’s first 5G mmWave network Millimeter wave radios have the best potential for high-speed 5G communications, and now Moscow is following U.S. carriers in rolling them out.Read More...
15:34, 2019-08-14

Tencent’s PC gaming business was down 9% in Q2 Tencent reported its quarterly earnings, and its PC games deivision is generating less money than last year. But that sluggishiness could wear off.Read More...
15:34, 2019-08-14

Korean wartime forced laborers still seeking apology, reparations from Japan While a trade dispute been Japan and South Korea sparked by the issue of wartime forced labor rages on, many are still waiting for compensation and an apology....
16:00, 2019-08-14

CCTV software that scans behaviour could 'spot pickpockets before they strike' The inventors of London's Oyster card are developing technology with the potential to analyse CCTV and predict if a passenger is about to have a heart attack, dodge a fare — or even go into labour....
16:34, 2019-08-14

Love, Christmas, and London reunite in the trailer for Paul Feig's Last Christmas, starring Emilia Clarke Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding is the Natalie Portman to Emilia Clarke’s Zach Braff in Last Christmas, a soul-warming new holi-comedy that doubles as the permission you needed to put up your Christmas tree. Bridesmaids director Paul Feig helmed the romance, which comes from a script by actress...
16:34, 2019-08-14

China's Meituan Dianping to join maps service battle Meituan Dianping, a Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, has started building a mapping service, aiming to enter an area currently dominated by Alibaba's AutoNavi and Baidu Maps....
17:00, 2019-08-14

Klopp and Lampard set to do battle in European showpiece "The Champions League winners Liverpool take on the Europa League champions Chelsea at Besiktas\u0027 Vodafone Park on Wednesday night to decide who will lift the 44th UEFA Super Cup. It\u0027s Klopp vs Lampard. Who will come out on top?"...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Misfit's New Vapor X Smartwatch Looks Very Promising The first Misfit Vapor was nearly vaporware. Its successor, the Vapor 2, tried to fix the original smartwatch’s issues but was ultimately hindered by an outdated processor. Today, Misfit launched its third stab at a smartwatch with the Vapor X—and at least on paper, it looks like it could be a subst...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Fast-spreading fungus could drive bananas to extinction Imagine a world with no bananas: no banana for breakfast smoothies, no peanut butter and banana sandwiches at lunch and no banana splits for dessert. This tragic scenario could soon be a reality. A deadly fungus that plagued banana plantations in southeast Asia for 30 years has made the inevitable l...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Mets star Pete Alonso’s secret passions: cooking, hunting and red meat Pete Alonso knows how to step up to the plate — on and off the field. The animated Mets slugger has delighted the Amazin’s usually downtrodden fans this season by already breaking the team’s rookie home run record, winning the midseason Home Run Derby, and bringing a sense of youth and fun to ...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Doping: IWF provisionally suspends five Russian weightlifters Five Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for potential doping violations based on data retrieved from a Moscow laboratory, the sport's governing body has said....
18:34, 2019-08-14

India floods kill more than 270, displace one million Floods and landslides have killed more than 270 people in India this month, displaced one million and inundated thousands of homes across six states, authorities said on Wednesday after two weeks of heavy monsoon rains....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Mindhunter's Jonathan Groff charmingly reminds you he's also Kristoff in Frozen When he’s not obsessively interviewing serial killers on David Fincher’s Mindhunter, Jonathan Groff is leaving voicemails for children—okay, that definitely doesn’t sound any less dark than the other thing. Let’s clarify: Groff, who has a background in musical theater (ask your former Drama Club fri...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Shift to renewable electricity a win-win at statewide level Amid rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations at the federal level, several U.S. states, cities, and towns have resolved to take matters into their own hands and implement policies to promote renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One popular approach, now...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette: Shoppers have 'no appetite' for price increases from looming tariffs "We are working with our sourcing and tariff partners to mitigate the risk between vendors and our margins," CEO Jeff Gennette told CNBC in an interview Wednesday morning....
19:00, 2019-08-14

Ethanol Hits Five-Year Low as Stocks Rise Ethanol futures prices are trading at five-year lows, adding the corn-based fuel to the roster of agricultural commodities piling up in storage across the U.S....
19:34, 2019-08-14

The Hazards of Joining WeWork's Community Increasing losses, murky financial metrics and touchy-feely sales pitches are hallmarks of the recent IPO boom. WeWork brings them together in one offering....
19:34, 2019-08-14

W Series Driver Emma Kimiläinen's Incredibly Finnish Podium Celebration Is Too Damn Relatable The W Series just wrapped up its first full season this past weekend with Jamie Chadwick securing the championship at Brands Hatch. That in itself is pretty awesome, but lost in the thrill of the championship weekend was Finnish driver Emma Kimiläinen’s second-place podium celebration. I think I jus...
19:34, 2019-08-14

Lexus Just Made The LC Even Better Looking The Lexus LC 500 was released three years ago to a hell of a lot of fanfare because it’s one hell of a good looking car with just the perfect amount of performance. Turns out, though, that it can be improved with just one little fix: a beautiful but subtle green limited edition paint job....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Apple’s new credit card comes with forced arbitration—here’s how to opt out Enlarge / Shiny! Apple's new credit card is rolling out in stages to interested users (I got mine on Monday) and the early reception is generally positive. The card's primary draw isn't in its benefits, which are perfectly fine but not outstanding by any metric. Instead, the card's strength is in...
20:00, 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein guards placed on leave and warden removed as authorities investigate his death in cell Two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein the night he apparently killed himself in jail have been placed on leave and the warden has been removed as federal authorities investigate the financier's death, the Justice Department said....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
20:00, 2019-08-14

One home run sums up Tigers’ sad season As the Orioles prepare to limp out of the Bronx, they can take solace in that they may not be baseball’s most embarrassing team. The Tigers shared a helpful reminder of their incompetence during an 11-6 loss to the Mariners on Tuesday. Kyle Seager already had two home runs against Detroit when...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Rep. Steve King Questions if ‘There Would Be Any Population’ Left While Defending Rape and Incest Abortion Ban URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve King is defending his call for a ban on all abortions by questioning whether “there would be any population of the world left” if not for births due to rape and incest. Speaking Wednesday before a conservative group in the Des Moines suburb of...
21:17, 2019-08-14

SEC preseason power rankings: Alabama the best of the best conference but has company at top USA TODAY Sports is ranking every Power Five league from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Southeastern Conference.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Neanderthals spent a surprising amount of time underwater Neanderthals’ bony ear growths – similar to “surfer’s ear” in modern water-loving humans – suggest they spent lots of time foraging in aquatic environments...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Man boards plane without ticket, deploys emergency slide at Sky Harbor PHOENIX — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he accessed a restricted area at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and activated a plane’s emergency slide. Police said a passenger saw Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir entering the secure area of Terminal 2 from the closed jetway on the airfield at...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Temperatures near record today and tomorrow! TUCSON – Temperatures could be record-breaking this afternoon! Excessive Heat Warning in effect. LIMIT TIME OUTSIDE! Today: Record-breaking heat possible, limit time outdoors. High: 107° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tomorrow: Another scorcher with temperatures near record once aga...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Giant chicken at Knesset slams 'cowardice' of Israel toward Hamas Frustrated by Israel's response to Hamas, advocates set up a large, inflatable chicken outside the parliament building Wednesday -- with a message that read, "putting an end to fear, demanding an Israeli victory."...
21:51, 2019-08-14

|ChoppiestoexitSAmarket,chairtostepdown Botswana-based grocery retailer, Choppies, has announced that it will be exiting the South African market, four years after expanding into the country...
22:17, 2019-08-14

|DeBeerswillletbuyersrejectmorediamondstofendoffcrisis De Beers will let buyers reject more diamonds at a sale next week as the mining company shows almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis....
22:17, 2019-08-14

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly diseas...
22:17, 2019-08-14

US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest. Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of clashes between riot police and pre-democracy demonstrators at one of the world’s busiest air hubs....
22:17, 2019-08-14

Apple defends iPhone ‘unauthorized’ battery warning as a safety feature iPhones running iOS 12 and later now indicate battery replacements with 'unauthorized' parts, an Apple-defended practice that has irked indie repair shops.Read More...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Justin Trudeau violated ethics laws, watchdog finds weeks before Canadian election Canada's ethics commissioner says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict-of-interest case....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Malaysian police searching for cause of death in case of missing British teen found naked Malaysian police have yet to identify a definitive cause of death for a 15-year-old British teen who was found naked beside a small stream over a week after vanishing from her bedroom while on a family vacation, reports say....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Human bones wash onto street after Scottish graveyard floods, disturbing ‘ancient lairs’ Human bones washed into the street of a village in Scotland over the weekend after flooding collapsed a churchyard wall, disturbing some ancient graves....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Yankees add Ryan Dull as pitching transactions keep piling up Meet the Yankees’ newest exciting arm: Ryan Dull. The right-hander was acquired off waivers from the Giants, the team announced Wednesday. He was added to the 40-man roster, resulting in Brady Lail being designated for assignment to make room. Dull comes to the Bronx after only a week in San F...
22:51, 2019-08-14

| Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department has said....
23:17, 2019-08-14

| WATCH | Mexico City suspends six police officers in rape investigation Mexico City's mayor has said that six police officers were suspended as part of an investigation into the rape of two teenage girls, after demonstrations by hundreds of women demanding justice....
23:17, 2019-08-14

| Restaurant is offering to pay someone R15k to eat bacon all day An opportunity to get paid around R14 500 just to eat bacon? Surely it's too good to be true? Nope! It seems the offer of American chain restaurant Farmer Boys, is on the up and up....
23:17, 2019-08-14

The secret lives of extreme larks: what do people who rise at 4am do with their mornings? Getting up before dawn is more common than you might think, and can be great for exercise, self-improvement and wildlife watchingA new study suggests that extreme early risers – people who are willingly up by 5.30am – may not just be restricted to a handful of tech CEOs and your annoying cat. Around...
23:17, 2019-08-14

Chinese Police Chief Fired Over Porsche-Driving Wife's Road Rage Incident Did you hear the one about the police chief's wife, the Porsche and the torrent of expletives? Well, most of Chongqing did, and now the police chief has been fired. It's the kind of story that's been......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Rahul Gandhi Writes To RBI Governor, Seeks Relief For Kerala Farmers Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, urging that the moratorium on repayment of crop loans be extended to December 31 for farmers in Kerala in the wake of floods......
23:17, 2019-08-14

"Kashmir Move Will Help Its People": President In Independence Day Speech A week after issuing an order revoking the special status accorded to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 of the constitution, President Ram Nath Kovind today said that the decisionwill ensure......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Family of Dayton gunman apologizes for writing 'insensitive' obituary An obituary for Connor Betts, the gunman in Dayton, Ohio, who killed nine, was removed from a funeral home's website at the request of the family.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Joseph Tsai Nears Full Ownership of the Nets Tsai already owns 49 percent of the Brooklyn N.B.A. team, but is close to buying out the majority owner, Mikhail Prokhorov. The team is valued at a record $2.35 billion....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-year Treasury note dipping below the yield on the 2-...
00:17, 2019-08-15

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
00:51, 2019-08-15

The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez Julio Cesar Chavez looks back on his incredible career and difficult retirement The post The greatest Mexican of them all, Julio Cesar Chavez appeared first on Boxing News....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Amazon’s facial recognition system flags dozens of California lawmakers as criminals Facial recognition technology has come a long way in recent years, and today many smartphone users rely on face unlock features to keep their devices secure. Amazon’s facial scanning software, called Rekognition, won’t unlock your phone, but it is currently being used by some law enforce...
00:51, 2019-08-15

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
00:51, 2019-08-15

TikTok is flooded by scammers promoting adult sites TikTok has been inundated by a slew of scammers seeking to take advantage of its quickly growing userbase, which surpassed 1 billion downloads in February 2019. Security firm Tenable has discovered scammers are leveraging old tactics to get users to sign up for adult services, impersonate popular so...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Volcano in Mexico erupts multiple times in 24-hour span Volcán Popocatépetl, the second-highest volcano in North America, erupted over seven times in 24 hours.        ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of collaborating to block Brexit Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in order to push through the UK's exit from the EU....
02:34, 2019-08-15

5-Star Customer Charged 1700 For 2 Boiled Eggs: Twitter Reacts A Twitter user named Kartik Dhar, shared a picture of his bill at a hotel, which showed that the place had charged him INR 1,700 for two boiled eggs....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Frank Lampard proud of Chelsea, praises 'machine' N'Golo Kante after 'unlucky' Super Cup loss to Liverpool Frank Lampard believes Chelsea are on the right track despite losing their first two games this season, and has backed N'Golo Kante to be a key player for the Blues this year....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Chelsea kit blunder sees new midfielder 'Jorghino' start Super Cup vs Liverpool Frank Lampard had a few selection dilemmas in Wednesday night's Uefa Super Cup final against Liverpool, but few Chelsea fans expected him to start a completely new midfielder. Well, sort of....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence abates during truce, and disarmament conference’s...
02:34, 2019-08-15

Actually Good Bathing Suits For Anyone Who Hates Swimsuit Season Bathing suit season is in full swing, but it can be a stressful time for some. If bathing suit shopping makes you die a little on the inside, know you’re not alone. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites with a range of bathing suit coverage options, from itsy-bitsy bikinis, high-waisted swimsuits,...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Report: Uber spent $200K a year on balloons for staff anniversaries; stickers to be used instead To cut back on costs, Uber is cutting helium balloons, which cost the company over $200,000 a year, a report says.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Married Florida Cop Sues Dating Site for Cops Over Alleged Photo Thievery In April of last year, a photo of “33-year-old,” “single” police officer named “Jason” appeared in sponsored ads across Facebook and Instagram to promote a dating app for “uniformed singles.” Only thing is, the photo was actually of a 24-year-old police officer named David, who is married, has child...
03:34, 2019-08-15

Patrick Stewart Might Be Responsible for How We All Say Data Now Pop culture can have a huge effect on society, influencing how we dress, what we eat, what we say (“hasta la vista, baby”), and even how we pronounce certain words. Brent Spiner believes the way we all say the word “data” now was directly influenced by his Star Trek: The Next Generation co-star Patr...
03:34, 2019-08-15

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, he explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make substantial changes...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Pelosi calls McConnell ‘Moscow Mitch’ over Russian meddling, stalled gun bills Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday taunted Mitch McConnell, using the nickname “Moscow Mitch” while lambasting the Senate majority leader for blocking bills to promote gun safety and protect US elections from foreign meddling. “We all want to invest in building our democracy and saving it from any enemies fo...
04:00, 2019-08-15

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without rape and incest the human race might long since hav...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Simone Biles is redefining brilliance in a sport that shamefully failed her | Marina Hyde After the Larry Nassar saga USA Gymnastics should not exist but Biles continues to bring her sport dignity – and moneyOn Sunday night Simone Biles, on her way to securing her sixth US gymnastics title, performed a triple-double in her floor routine, one of two moves she executed during the contest t...
04:34, 2019-08-15

First cracks appear in Matteo Salvini's charge to be Italy's PM Former coalition partner M5S and opposition could unite to scupper far-right leader’s plansThis time last week the Italian far-right leader, Matteo Salvini, seemed invincible. His League party had managed to push the latest version of its draconian anti-immigration bill through parliament after winn...
04:34, 2019-08-15

NSW police say USB drive discovered on alleged Sydney stabbing attacker – video NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller speaks to the media in Sydney about the arrest of a 20-year-old man who allegedly went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD. The western Sydney man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old woman at the Hotel CBD about 2pm and then tried to...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Christian Pulisic Belongs Former Wonderteen Christian Pulisic has been a very good soccer player at close to the highest level in the world for three-and-a-half seasons, playing admirably in huge games against Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, and other top-tier clubs. He is no longer a prospect, and he hasn’t been one for years....
04:34, 2019-08-15

WWE Needs To Learn From Its Own King Of The Ring Mistakes It was easy to miss between the next chapter in the Seth Rollins chronicles and Sasha Banks’s triumphant return, but Monday night’s episode of RAW featured a blast from the past: WWE is bringing back the King of the Ring tournament. Or, more precisely, WWE is bringing back a tournament with King of ...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet 2019 UK review Four-wheel drive makes the new 911 Cabriolet one of the most versatile sports cars you can buy – but should you? For now, the Carrera 4S Cabriolet is the most expensive version of the new 992-generation Porsche 911.Interestingly, it’s not the most expensive open-air 911 that can currently be bough...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
05:00, 2019-08-15

Sanford points to Labor Day decision on primary challenge to Trump Mark Sanford says he should decide by around Labor Day if he’s going to mount what he admitted would be “a long-shot” GOP primary bid against President Trump. “I gave myself a month and I’m running up on that deadline,” Sanford said Wednesday as he sat down for an interview with Fox News across from...
05:00, 2019-08-15

The Smart Home Is Finally Coming For Our Ceiling Fans Everything you can buy for your home, from light switches to refrigerators, are smart now, but ceiling fans have always been weirdly underrepresented in the smart home market. A few minor players aside, the category basically begins and ends with Big Ass Fans’ expensive (but gorgeous) Haiku. A new K...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Sen. Kamala D. Harris outlines plan to boost efforts against suspected domestic terrorists The California Democrat and presidential candidate joins others in the field who have vowed to crack down on access to weapons by those considered a danger to others....
05:34, 2019-08-15

City Council passes reforms after cops grab baby from mom at benefits center Responding to a disturbing December scuffle where a mother had her baby ripped from her arms by cops at a Brooklyn benefits center, the City Council passed a legislative package Wednesday aimed at improving poor New Yorkers’ experiences at public benefits offices. The legislation includes a bi...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Video: Humpback whale pops up near New York Harbor A whale was spotted frolicking in waters near the New York Harbor on Tuesday, according to footage posted on the NYPD Special Ops’ Twitter account. An NYPD Harbor Unit captured the massive mammal on video, bopping around near Hoffman Island, just south of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, cops sa...
05:34, 2019-08-15

These charitable individuals are giving cash away. Here's why Owners of donor-advised funds turned on the tap and made hefty grants to their favorite charities, according to data from Schwab Charitable and Fidelity Charitable....
06:00, 2019-08-15

Driver charged with DUI manslaughter in death of Florida deputy A Florida driver who allegedly crashed into a patrol car last month, killing a sheriff’s deputy, now faces vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter charges after he was arrested Wednesday afternoon, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Abortion group announces prepaid gas card program to help cover travel for women seeking procedure An abortion trade group on Thursday announced the launch of a prepaid gas card pilot program for women who need to travel increased distances to get the procedure as more states continue to impose high-restrictive laws in an effort to ban the practice and close clinics. ...
06:34, 2019-08-15

Avenatti asks judge to toss federal charges, says he’s a victim of Trump agenda Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti is asking a judge to toss the extortion charges related to his alleged $20 million shakedown of Nike — claiming he’s the victim of a political witch hunt motivated by his beef with President Trump. “The USAO-SDNY substituted its own personal impr...
06:34, 2019-08-15

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Chrome OS finally supports virtual desktops Chrome OS is adding a mainstay feature that other computer platforms have had for years: virtual desktops. The newly released Chrome OS 76 supports "Virtual Desks" that, like elsewhere, lets you create app layouts you can switch to in a heartbeat.......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Formula 1's underdogs struggle with the technical challenges of the sport As Renault approached the French Grand Prix, a lot was at stake. The race was on the team's home turf, at a make-or-break point in the season. Nobody was panicking, yet. Despite having won twice in 2018 with Red Bull, new driver Daniel Ricciardo knew......
06:34, 2019-08-15

Final ‘13 Reasons Why’ trailer asks 'who killed Bryce Walker?' Netflix has dropped the final trailer for the third season of 13 Reasons Why ahead of its August 23 premiere. (Spoiler warning: we talk about the content of the trailer as well as events of past seasons in the rest of this post!)...
06:34, 2019-08-15

‘Retake Hong Kong’: A Movement, a Slogan and an Identity Crisis Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed government is struggling not only for control of the streets but over what the city means as a place and political entity....
06:34, 2019-08-15

China says crew information submitted by Cathay Pacific meets requirements China's aviation regulator said on Thursday that identification information submitted so far by Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd for its crew meets requirements....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400,000 people to evacuate....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
07:00, 2019-08-15

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
07:34, 2019-08-15

Kylie Jenner's European Getaway With Travis Scott and Stormi Continues in France On to the next! Kylie Jenner is moving her vacation from Italy to France. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, who has been on a European getaway with beau Travis Scott and daughter......
07:34, 2019-08-15

|Moyovs.OldMutual:5reasonswhythecorporatewarfarecontinues The Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg will on Friday hear round two of the legal battle between on-and-off again Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo and the company. This time about whether he can in fact be reinstated with immediate effect as the court previously ruled....
07:34, 2019-08-15

Families and survivors oppose private museum to honor Pulse shooting victims The owner of the gay Florida nightclub where 49 people were killed in a 2016 mass shooting is moving forward with plans to honor the victims by constructing a private museum despite controversy.        ...
07:34, 2019-08-15

Alan Jones says Scott Morrison should 'shove a sock down the throat' of Jacinda Ardern Radio presenter accuses New Zealand PM of ‘preaching’ on global warming at the Pacific Islands ForumThe radio presenter Alan Jones has said Scott Morrison should “shove a sock down the throat” of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern, in abusive remarks on Thursday.The radio host – who previousl...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Man spends $1,000 buying groceries for unsuspecting strangers at Arkansas Kroger store (KARK)  A man determined to pay it forward surprised customers at a Maumelle, Arkansas Kroger Sunday. The man asked the store manager if he could remain anonymous but pay for groceries of customers who may need a helping hand. So he handed store manager, Tommy McElmurry, his credit card and told him...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Man dies after taking part in taco-eating contest at minor league baseball game A Fresno man died Tuesday after he participated in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, officials said. Dana Hutchings, 41, was pronounced dead at Community Regional Medical Center after he was rushed there from Chukchansi Park, home of the Fresno Grizzlies. He collapsed during the...
08:00, 2019-08-15

India: Narendra Modi lauds 'path-breaking' Kashmir move India's prime minister has pledged to "restore Kashmir's past glory," after his decision to strip the region of its statehood. In his Independence Day speech, Modi also promised a fortified military and praised the rich....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Italy: New Genoa bridge to be built by April PM Giuseppe Conte pledged a new bridge symbolizing "rebirth" would be completed by April. Forty-three people died when the Morandi bridge collapsed last year....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany increased between 2017 and 2018....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Can Huawei's HarmonyOS rival Google's Android? The Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled a new operating system, HarmonyOS, which the company hopes will become an alternative to Android. But convincing customers to opt for the new platform may prove a daunting task....
08:34, 2019-08-15

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music history: The Beatles....
08:34, 2019-08-15

The entrepreneur who battled cancer to help women win Rana Nawas built her career on solving problems. As an Oxford-educated engineer she forged a highly successful career, plying her trade with companies like GE Capital, McKinsey & Company, as well as the Dubai government....
12:34, 2019-08-16

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Ninth NYPD officer dies by suicide this year Another New York City police officer committed suicide this week, the New York Police Department said, making it the second in two days and the ninth of this year....
12:34, 2019-08-16

EPA to reconsider plan to reauthorize use of 'cyanide bomb' coyote and fox traps The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it plans to reconsider a proposal allowing so-called cyanide bombs to control populations of wildlife that prey on livestock....
12:34, 2019-08-16

FCC pitches 9-8-8 as new U.S. suicide prevention, mental health hotline The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a a measure to create a national three-digit phone number -- similar to 911 for emergencies -- that connects with the National Suicide Prevention Hotline....
12:34, 2019-08-16

'Not the GE I know' — board member Leslie Seidman responds to Markopolos' fraud accusations Seidman, a General Electric board director and chair of its audit committee, told CNBC on Thursday that Harry Markopolos' report is "full of misleading, inaccurate and inflammatory statements."...
12:34, 2019-08-16

There’s a great ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter egg you missed… because you can’t really see it Now that we’re done rooting for Avengers: Endgame to crush Avatar at the box office, we can focus on the digital release of the highest-grossing film of all time. Avengers 4 has been available online for a few weeks and the Blu-Ray version just launched a couple of days ago. We’ve been g...
12:34, 2019-08-16

President Trump Considered Buying Greenland for the U.S., Sources Say (WASHINGTON) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the president had discussed the purchase but was not serious about it. And a Republican cong...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Pro-democracy Hong Kong lawmakers: Lam, not Xi, to blame for unrest Hong Kong's progressive lawmakers say they are seeking reform within the policy of "one country, two systems" that binds their city-state to mainland China....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Halsey's boyfriend Yungblud: 'I'm very fluid' about my sexuality The 22-year-old British singer described his disinterest in following more traditional norms concerning gender and sexuality.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack.        ...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Would the Peterloo marchers be satisfied with today's Britain? 200 years ago, a crowd of people seeking political change became victims of a massacre. Are their issues now our issues?At 8am on 16 August 1819, a bugle sounded at Barrowfields in Middleton, a town six miles north of Manchester. A crowd of 3,000 fell silent as Samuel Bamford, a radical reformer, po...
13:00, 2019-08-16

LA Lakers' DeMarcus Cousins could miss entire season after torn ACL Star center to miss some or all of upcoming season with ACL tearInjury hits six-time All-Star a year and a half after torn achillesDeMarcus Cousins is now facing rehab from another major injury, and the Los Angeles Lakers have endured their first big problem of a season with championship expectation...
13:00, 2019-08-16

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and improve energy efficiency.Bernd Riexinger, the co-le...
13:00, 2019-08-16

| Hong Kong protests | US guns: WATCH the top world news videos for today Gas masks and hard hats at Hong Kong's protest pop-up store | Representative Schultz pushes for background checks for guns; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
13:00, 2019-08-16

It feels bad being a good teacher in Fire Emblem: Three Houses Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend?...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Kevin Hart to star in a Meet The Parents-esque superhero movie According to Deadline, Kevin Hart is going to star in and produce a superhero comedy movie from Detective Pikachu writers Dan Hernandez and Benji Samit called Night Wolf. Deadline says it’s a “high concept” pitch, though, and that high concept is that Night Wolf is about a man (Hart) who meets his f...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Area 51 raid now a festival called AlienStock that's bound to become this generation's Woodstock If you thought that plan to “storm” Area 51 was a load of crap that stemmed from a shitposting event on Facebook, you’re...sort of correct? There will be no storming, but there will be a festival in its stead. It’s a sign of the times, really, that the 50th anniversary of the most iconic festival of...
13:00, 2019-08-16

How to Listen to Every Minute of the Original Woodstock Festival The 50th anniversary Woodstock concert may not have panned out as originally planned, but if you can’t make it to the Maryland event, here’s something you can still do to celebrate: listen to the original 1969 festival in its entirety....
13:00, 2019-08-16

On Politics: Israel’s Decision on Omar and Tlaib Inflames Politics in 2 Countries In an extraordinary step, President Trump had urged Israel to bar Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering the country and visiting the West Bank....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trump Is Said to Ask: Can We Buy Greenland? At a meeting last spring in the Oval Office, President Trump joked about buying Greenland for its resources, according to a person who was in attendance....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Nearly-new buying guide: Skoda Octavia Octavia prioritises easy-going refinement over sportiness The dependably bulletproof Octavia is renowned for being excellent value, and nearly new examples are the most accessible As a used car, the Octavia hatchback lives up to Skoda’s reputation as a great-value brand. Prices of new ones have ...
13:34, 2019-08-16

In Honor of Steve Carell's Birthday, Here Are His Best Michael Scott Moments Happy birthday, Steve Carell! One of Hollywood's most beloved stars is set to make his highly anticipated return to TV in The Morning Show on AppleTV+ this fall opposite Jennifer......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Remember When Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Was the Coolest Thing on TV? In 1999, the idea of putting a high-stakes game show anywhere on television, let alone on primetime, was enough to get you laughed right out of whatever room you dared make the......
13:34, 2019-08-16

S Jaishankar Holds Talks With US Deputy Secretary John Sullivan External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and visiting US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on Friday sat down for talks to take forward the "deep convergences" in the India-US strategic ties,......
13:34, 2019-08-16

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin Kremlin officials have said they defused a bomb after finding it untouched in a Tsarist-era cellar. The shell is from the Nazi Wehrmacht, who besieged Moscow for two years before being forced to retreat in 1942....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest....
13:34, 2019-08-16

This Line From 'Dream Girl' Trailer Has Become Meme Fodder On Twitter The trailer for Ayushmann Khurrana's 'Dream Girl' was released recently to rave reviews online. While the funny trailer had netizens laughing out loud, one line from it in particular has inspired a......
14:00, 2019-08-16

Viral: Teen Claims She Used Smart Fridge To Tweet – But Did She Really? A resourceful teenager claims she used her family's smart fridge to tweet after her mother confiscated her phone. The Twitter user, named Dorothy, tweeted last week to say that her mother had barred......
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Chips and cheese: Google's latest doodle honors Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos On Thursday, Google paid tribute to Ignacio Anaya García, the inventor of nachos, who was born on this day 124 years ago.       ...
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Mexico is not a safe option for investors fleeing Argentina Country risk analysts are less than enthused by the weak economy and slow pace of reforms, as government policy provides more questions than answers....
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The top 20 coastal glamping sites in the UK This exclusive extract from the Cool Camping: Coast guide book walks you through the UK's most beautiful glamping spots, all just a stone's throw from a beach...
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Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on Friday....
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S&P 500 Index: Clear Signs of an "Ebbing Ebullience" Investor psychology drives stock market prices. So, it pays to study sentiment measures. This chart shows two sentiment measures that warned of the current stock market sell-off in early July....
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Ex-Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says he has doubts about vertical integration Jeff Bewkes, former CEO of Time Warner, sold his company to AT&T in a deal that closed last year. But Bewkes told CNBC that he believes vertical integration is a "fairly suspect premise."...
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