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Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying

After Pokemon Go put augmented reality on the radar of a mainstream audience, developers have intensified their efforts to find useful applications for it. Google, for example, added AR navigation to Maps, overlaying arrows on the...

Wonderscope uses AR to teach literacy and tackle bullying

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Literacy app taps Marvel comics to teach kids to read Big Tech companies like Google and Amazon aren't the only ones invested in app-based literacy programs. Today, Kuato Studios unveiled a new learn-to-read app built around familiar Marvel stories. Marvel Hero Tales is an educational storytelling app m......
20:34, 2019-06-12

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Your Money: Families need to brush up on student loan literacy For Americans worried about the escalating price of a college education, here's good news: Tuition for the typical family barely budged in the past year, following years of out-of-control U.S.......
11:17, 2019-07-23

It's time for colleges to require mandated financial literacy courses The U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission "recommends that institutions of higher education require mandatory financial literacy courses." It is about time....
19:34, 2019-06-27

India’s largest 4G network teams up with Facebook on a digital literacy program India‘s second biggest network provider, Reliance Jio, has teamed up with  Facebook to launch a digital literacy program for people coming online for the first time. Jio, which has over 300 million subscribers in the country, will launch this program in 200 locations across 13 states. The company sa...
10:00, 2019-07-04

Ohio congresswoman says lack of financial literacy could be a problem for Facebook Libra users Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, grilled Facebook's David Marcus, asking about the steps he will take to educate the 1.7 million unbanked people Libra plans to reach....
16:34, 2019-07-19

Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone — he still does not know who — had sta...
21:34, 2019-07-08

Huawei says it's a 'victim of bullying by the US' To no one's surprise, Huawei isn't reacting calmly to losing key suppliers in the wake of the US' trade restrictions. Representative Abraham Liu said the company was the "victim of the bullying by the US administration," and that this was an attack......
22:17, 2019-05-21

Huawei finally has had enough of U.S. bullying Yesterday, the Trump administration gave Huawei a temporary license allowing it to source parts and components from U.S. firms for three months. Just last Thursday, the company and 68 of its affiliates were placed on the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Entity list. Compan...
10:51, 2019-05-22

|SARS:Kieswetterwillrespectprocessfollowing'bullying'allegations The South African Revenue Service (SARS) said in a statement on Monday that it had noted the recent Sunday Times article relating to allegations against SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter in his role as Chair of the Technology Innovation Agency....
12:00, 2019-07-08

Here's how Instagram is cracking down on bullying Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
05:34, 2019-07-09

Teach Your Kid to Fix Stuff Around the House My single-parent mom couldn’t afford to hire a handyman to fix the house, so we did it all ourselves. Together we fixed windows, installed faucets, and rewired appliances. Even though we did it all out of necessity, I enjoyed doing projects with my mom. A child psychologist might say that learning t...
22:51, 2019-07-15

What Kylie Jenner Can Teach Us About M&A Coty’s next big idea needs to look less like CoverGirl and more like Kylie Jenner, the youngest of the five Kardashian-Jenner sisters, who created a beauty powerhouse. Control of Ms. Jenner’s Kylie Cosmetics is reportedly for sale, and Coty is said to be the lead bidder....
20:51, 2019-07-12

How to Teach Yourself to Do Hard Things Practice (supposedly) makes perfect, but who among us has never spent hours upon hours practicing something they didn’t even come close to perfecting? I, for one, played a LOT of tennis as a teenager and wrestled with a clarinet for many years in many bands, and guess what? I was never more than sol...
00:00, 2019-05-29

uTalk can teach you a new language for just $20 It's been proven time and time again that learning a new language is one of the best things you can do in order to keep your mind active and healthy—not to mention the more obvious fact that it makes traveling to your favorite foreign destinati......
18:17, 2019-05-23

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out for a science joke. From early on in his TV career, the comedian poked fun at science. In his 1981 HBO debut, he said of weather forecasts: “And then my ...
15:00, 2019-07-12

At Zappos, Algorithms Teach Themselves The online seller of shoes and apparel said a self-learning algorithm has shown promise in solving one of its most perplexing search-engine issues: irrelevant results....
17:34, 2019-07-09

Iran, Russia accuse U.S. of bullying, pushing war The United States faced criticism from Russia and Iran Tuesday after the Pentagon announced it was sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East after oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Instagram introduces two new anti-bullying features Instagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and allow victims to secretly block their tormentors....
14:51, 2019-07-09

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
00:17, 2019-06-12

What’s Vendor Finance? Why Do Some Call It Bullying?: QuickTake It often makes good business sense to delay paying suppliers, keeping cash free for other purposes. Now the concept is being taken to new levels of complexity. A global industry has grown up of financial go-betweens who buy unpaid invoices at a discount. The firms give vendors cash sooner than if th...
20:00, 2019-08-07

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram this month launched two new features on its platform meant to prevent bullying. One feature asks users who try to post offensive comments to reconsider ...
02:34, 2019-07-16

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors — ranging from identity attacks to betrayal...
21:34, 2019-07-08

Instagram Moves on Online Bullying With Pop-Up Warning Instagram on Monday announced new features aimed at curbing online bullying on its platform, including a warning to people as they are preparing to post abusive remarks....
07:17, 2019-07-09

Instagram introduces new anti-bullying features Instagram is rolling out new features to help combat cyberbullying, as the social-media company and its parent, Facebook Inc., FB -0.33% work to quell criticism related to harassment on their platforms....
15:17, 2019-07-09

Teach Your Teens About the Dangers of Too Much Wheel I grew up with the Pierce Brosnan era of the James Bond franchise, and it became one of the most significant factors in me becoming an automotive enthusiast as I grew into a teenager. What those movies couldn’t prepare me for, though, were the dangers of having too much wheel....
01:34, 2019-05-28

Use a Fishing Pole to Teach Your Kid to Swing a Bat Because we are not above lazy parent hacks (may we present to you how to entertain your kid while lying down?), we are sharing this one. Attach a baseball (or any similar-sized ball) to a fishing rod, hold it steady, have your kid take a swing, reel the ball in, and then repeat this all damn day. Ri...
02:00, 2019-06-22

Use Candy to Teach Your Kid How to Swallow Pills Most children’s medicines are available in chewable or liquid form, but there will come a time when your kid has to swallow a pill. And that can be a weird, scary thing. Here’s a tip from pediatricians that will lessen the struggle: Practice with candy. Doctors Avani Modi and Lisa Ingerski of the Ci...
20:01, 2019-06-14

Teach Your Kid That Every Task Has a Beginning, Middle and End If I’m trying to help my six-year-old daughter Maggie become a more organized thinker, my instruction seems to be coming too late. “There are board game pieces everywhere,” I’ll tell her, having noticed the scene hours after she’s fled it and moved onto three different activities. As someone who cur...
08:34, 2019-08-13

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap....
11:51, 2019-07-08

Bullying increases chances of adult obesity, study says We know that adolescent bullying can have long-lasting effects on a child psychologically, but a new study in the journal Pediatric Obesity reveals that it can also negatively impact their health in the long run. Researchers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), along ...
22:51, 2019-05-30

Daniel Barenboim’s Contract Is Extended Despite Bullying Accusations Berlin’s culture minister said an investigation had found that “none of the legally relevant accusations” against the Staatsoper’s music director could be confirmed....
18:51, 2019-06-04

6-year-old designs T-shirt to battle school bullying One young boy in Georgia plans to make a special fashion statement for the first day of a new school year, rocking a bright orange T-shirt with the text “I will be your friend” to battle school bullying. As Nikki Rajahn, of Fayetteville, prepared her son Blake for a new year at North Fayette Element...
20:34, 2019-08-05

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning offenders, Mosseri has announced that new tools will ...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Huawei Accuses U.S. of Bullying as It Seeks Support From Europe Huawei denounced U.S. actions against the company as “bullying” and implored European governments to resist American pressure to follow suit in a bid to safeguard one of its most lucrative markets....
17:17, 2019-05-21

Financial bullying can ruin a marriage: first-person stories When partners consider finances, when is it ‘my’ money, and when it is ‘our’ money? Guardian readers shared their experiences Private lives: ‘I want to end my marriage but I’m financially dependent’A survey of about 1,000 Americans found that one in 10 would describe their partner as a financial bul...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to counter ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to respond to ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
04:00, 2019-05-22

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the social media platform.The company is rolling out a n...
21:17, 2019-07-09

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
05:00, 2019-08-02

Parenting guides teach us everything – except how to be parents | Eva Wiseman From breast feeding to sleep training, there is a manual to help new parents. But how useful are they really? And don’t they just make us feel even more stressed?Visiting a maternity ward last week I saw the oddest thing. A series of posters designed to promote breastfeeding, each one a disembodied ...
17:51, 2019-06-23

Teach Your Kids to Mediate Their Own Sibling Arguments Parenting more than one child can sometimes feel like refereeing. When the sibling bickering and brawling starts, it might seem like you’ve got two choices: Go in and break it up or let ‘em work it out for themselves. Either way, they’ll be right back at it in a few minutes anyway....
18:17, 2019-06-19

Great New Picture Books That Teach, Without Preaching Sometimes kids need stories about the stuff they know already: how — and why — to hold hands. How — and why — to read books. How to be a good friend....
12:17, 2019-06-21

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from random branches struggling to crawl across the floor ...
00:17, 2019-07-03

Teach Your Kid About Money by Creating an Imaginary World When I stumbled into adulthood a couple of decades ago, money was an absolute mystery to me—or at least, the management of it was. Expenses like car maintenance, water, trash, health insurance and taxes came as a huge shock, stunning me with how quickly they could consume my paycheck. And who knew f...
01:00, 2019-06-06

How do I teach my niece about racism without upsetting my brother? She is 13 and has had a very sheltered, conservative upbringing in one of the southern states of the US. How do I go about exposing her to different views and values?My 13-year-old niece is coming from her home in a southern US state to our smallholding in France, as she has for the past four summer...
14:00, 2019-06-14

A boy stole two planes for a joyride. Pilots now want to teach him how to fly The boy trespassed a small airport in Huzhou, a city in eastern China, piloting and crashing a seaplane onto a guard rail and driving another one.        ...
21:17, 2019-07-22

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
04:17, 2019-07-10

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on the bill, said....
18:00, 2019-08-01

UPDATE 2-Huawei accuses U.S. of bullying, says working with Google to respond to ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. "bullying" on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to respond to trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said....
00:17, 2019-05-22

Smriti Irani Deleted Daughter's Pic. It's Back With A Message On Bullying Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram this afternoon to share a powerful post against bullying, talking about an experience that her daughter, Zoish Irani, recently had to face in school....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Workplace bullying trial that shocked France draws to close After court hears details of staff suicides, judges urged to find France Télécom executives guilty of moral harassmentFormer executives at France Télécom could face prison over organised workplace harassment that led to a spate of staff suicides a decade ago, as a two-month trial that shocked France...
16:17, 2019-07-08

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow the lead of the White House, which on Monday had ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Vanderpump Rules' Billie Lee Accuses Coworkers of Bullying and Quits SUR Billie Lee is saying goodbye to SUR. In a blog post titled "Two Weeks Notice," the Vanderpump Rules star revealed she was stepping away from Lisa Vanderpump's popular West......
21:17, 2019-07-24

Wisconsin city’s anti-bullying ordinance would fine parents A Wisconsin city is considering putting into place an anti-bullying ordinance that would fine parents if their children bully others. Wisconsin Rapids’ Legislative Committee voted unanimously to recommend the ordinance to the Common Council. The body will consider it on June 18, the Wisconsin Rapids...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even if it leads to decreased usage. “We will make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe,” Mosseri told Time in an art...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Taylor Swift slammed for lying and bullying after attacking former label boss After Taylor Swift blasted Big Machine Records founder Scott Borchetta in a Tumblr blog on Sunday, a member of the country record label's board of directors accused the singer of trying to "rewrite history."...
17:51, 2019-07-02

Sexism, vandalism and bullying: inside the Boris Johnson-era Bullingdon Club Woman who recruited members during the club’s 80s heyday reveals the true extent of members’ destructive behaviourIt is notorious for champagne-swilling, restaurant-trashing, “pleb”-taunting elitism. Now new light has been shed on the outrageous antics of the Bullingdon Club – the Oxford University ...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Iran didn’t ask for this crisis, but it won’t stand for Trump’s bullying | Hossein Mousavian Ramping up uranium enrichment was an inevitable response to US moves. A resolution is possible if the president changes course• Hossein Mousavian is a former member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating teamIn May 2018, the Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acti...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Colorado School Shooting: Accused Transgender Sought Revenge For Bullying A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court......
16:17, 2019-06-21

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give users a chance to rethink their comments. The second will a......
22:51, 2019-07-08

Police won’t seek charges in teen’s suicide death, despite bullying claims Criminal charges will not be filed in connection to a Colorado teen whose mother said her son was bullied before taking his own life in February. A police spokeswoman in Greenwood Village told the Denver Post that there’s no indication “anyone acted with criminal culpability” in the suicide of Jack ...
03:17, 2019-06-04

Florida dad threw son, 5, into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said....
06:17, 2019-07-18

Some German schools teach media competence to kids As children around the globe often feel stressed when it comes to dealing with the demands of the digital world, Germany has taken a more hands-on approach to teach the young generation media competence. (June 11)        ...
20:17, 2019-06-11

From Bowie to Beyoncé: what the stars can teach us about travelling in style Mia Farrow opted for a kaftan while Marilyn Monroe went for high heels. What can vintage celebrity fashion tell us about cool, comfortable travel? Continue reading......
14:34, 2019-08-14

What Hong Kong's Protestors Can Teach Us About the Future of Privacy Something odd happened in Hong Kong last week. Protestors against a controversial proposed extradition bill were afraid to use their metro cards. Instead of swiping their cards through the turnstiles of the city’s subway system, they lined up to buy single-journey tickets with cash, apparently worri...
20:51, 2019-06-21

If I’m not trash, what am I? What Forky from ‘Toy Story 4’ has to teach about identity and self-worth The Emmy-winning actor Tony Hale says that he was "overwhelmed" by his Pixar experience — much like his new character in the latest "Toy Story" release....
01:51, 2019-06-22

These Prisons Are Banning Books That Teach Inmates How to Code The Oregon Department of Corrections [DOC] has barred inmates from reading dozens of books about technology and programming—many of which teach basic skills for many entry-level jobs. Read more......
00:51, 2019-06-22

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web. That’s why I’m liking the tools released by Googl...
23:34, 2019-06-28

What Slack and Fortnite can teach your business about freemium pricing The phenomenal success of Fortnite and IPO of Slack has me thinking of all the freemium unicorns that have gotten their wings over the last years. Box, DropBox, and Evernote all come to mind, but there are many more. Their success can inspire others to try the freemium model, but it’s not for everyo...
12:51, 2019-08-14

Work the room: can comedians teach you to boost your confidence? Standups Alexandra Haddow and Jamie Allerton offer their tips and tricks for speaking in public Almost every time we tell someone we perform standup comedy, we get the same response: “Oh you’re so brave, I could never do that.” To which the reply is: “It’s not as hard as you think.” Sure, not everyo...
16:17, 2019-07-08

You can’t teach schoolkids ‘resilience’ when they’re micromanaged every day | Richard Godwin The education secretary wants to ‘toughen up’ pupils, but that means less structure, not moreDon’t tell the Conservative leadership candidates, but the education secretary, Damian Hinds, is holding a brainstorming session. He wants ideas on how we can toughen up British schoolchildren. Clearly he kn...
17:34, 2019-05-31

South Korea employers face jail for sacking harassed staff under new bullying law Abuse by those in power is so widespread that there is a word for it – ‘gabjil’New legislation has come into effect in South Korea that could see employers jailed if they unfairly dismiss employees harassed at work.Employees in South Korea have traditionally been expected to turn a blind eye to abus...
11:51, 2019-07-16

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer....
09:34, 2019-07-15

Robot babies teach Colombian teenagers about parenthood – in pictures Schoolchildren in Caldas take part in a voluntary project using a rubber doll with built-in software programmed to act like a newborn Continue reading......
11:34, 2019-07-03

Small talk is cheap: Finland could teach us the art of keeping quiet Lessons in idle chit-chat are taking off among Finns, but what are they filling their lovely, wintry silences with?Few people admit to being skilled in the art of small talk. It’s like saying you’re good at sleeping, or claiming to be highly lactose tolerant – it’s nice, but it’s no accomplishment. ...
21:17, 2019-05-29

Europol is developing a ‘game’ to teach officers how to trace cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency crime fighters are about to have a lot more fun after Europol has revealed its developing a game to help law enforcers learn how to trace and investigate illicit uses of digital currencies. Europol declared its intentions to help authorities with the announcement of what it’s calling ...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Mysterious signals from space could teach us how dark energy works Weird bursts of radio waves from space could be used to measure cosmic distances, which would help us learn about dark energy and the universe’s expansion...
21:51, 2019-08-08

Eva Mendes is trying to teach her kids Spanish, but they're more interested in Spanglish Mendes shared how her daughter will combine both English and Spanish words to make a sentence and while adorable, it's "not a language."        ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

This chatty, impossibly cute baby could teach us all a thing or two about conversation Babies are smelly and loud, but, yes, are they cute. We acknowledge this. However, their language of goos and gas undoubtedly make for some stale conversation. This baby, though? This baby can put any other talker to shame....
03:34, 2019-06-06

Google Glass Has an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children Privacy concerns caused the computerized eyewear to fail with the general public. But researchers believe it could help autistic children learn to recognize emotion and make eye contact....
12:00, 2019-07-17

Dad dons booty shorts to teach his rebel daughter a lesson Her Daisy Dukes didn’t pass the dad test. A Florida father sought to teach his daughter a lesson about revealing outfits when he sported barely-there short shorts, shaming her for her new outfit purchase. Jason Hilley shared a video of himself marching into his daughter’s room, his shorts roll...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Former President Jimmy Carter returns to teach Sunday school PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is back to teaching Sunday school in Georgia after taking time off to undergo surgery for a broken hip. Carter told attendees at the Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains that he and his wife, Rosalynn, have nursing care at home and are doing fine, ...
19:17, 2019-06-09

7 Black-Ass Things I Will Teach My Kids to Make Them HBCU Ready My daughter is now 10 years old. This means in 8 years she’ll be off to Spelman College in Atlanta to become the best she can be at the best HBCU in the country. I remember announcing on this here website that her mother was pregnant. Oh how time flies. While my daughter can go wherever she wants—a...
04:51, 2019-05-25

Ned Yost Can Teach You Whippersnappers A Thing Or Two About The Moon Landing, So Listen Up! The Royals beat the White Sox 11-0 last night, and got a complete game shutout from starting pitcher Glenn Sparkman. But who gives a shit about any of that? We’re here to learn about space from Royals manager Ned Yost....
22:01, 2019-07-17

Nets teach Knicks tough lesson on way to ruling the city Good for the Nets. Good for Brooklyn. Good for New York. It is important to remember today what the Nets were like yesterday, the profound wasteland that Sean Marks inherited when he agreed to take over the team three years ago, because it must serve as a reminder that a smart GM and a smart......
16:34, 2019-07-01

Kashmir: Imran Khan says Pakistan will 'teach India a lesson' Pakistan PM says army is preparing to respond to anticipated Indian aggression in regionPakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has threatened to “teach Delhi a lesson” and vowed to fight until the end against any Indian violations in disputed Kashmir.In some of his strongest words since Delhi revoke...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Microsoft, Alphabet team up to teach quantum computer programming The very concept of a quantum computer can be daunting, let alone programming it, but Microsoft thinks it can offer a helping hand. It's partnering with Alphabet's X and Brilliant on an online curriculum for quantum computing. The course starts wit......
03:34, 2019-05-27

Florida dad threw son into ocean to ‘teach him to swim’ — then did backflips: cops A drunk Florida man tried “teaching” his 5-year-old son how to swim by allegedly tossing him into the Atlantic Ocean — and then proceeded to do backflips off a nearby pier as the boy struggled to stay afloat, cops said. Upon being arrested, John Bloodsworth — a 37-year-old fr...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary.The guidelines will combine teaching on relations...
21:34, 2019-06-27

The White House Learned Four Internet Words and Wants to Teach You How to Say Them Wrong Today, President Trump hosted his big “social media summit,” which coincided almost perfectly with a worldwide Twitter outage. Notably, the White House invited exactly zero social media company representatives to the event, but plenty of online conspiracists and grifters to make up for their absence...
02:34, 2019-07-12

Rumer Willis Reveals How She Moved Past the Brutal Online Bullying of Her Teen Years Growing up in the spotlight isn't all sunshine and daisies, contrary to popular opinion. Rumer Willis can attest to the harsh criticism she faced on a daily basis throughout her......
09:51, 2019-08-09

Baltimore H.S. Principal Trying to Teach His Son a Lesson About Police Interactions Gets Verbally Abused by Cop A Baltimore high school principal is speaking out about an incident with a white county cop in which the officer degraded and demeaned him in front of his son....
10:17, 2019-08-14

You can't enforce a ban on mobile phones in the classroom – we should teach kids to hate them instead | Van Badham Ours is a desperate hour, we can try to learn to read phones, cynically and powerfullyThe Australian state of Victoria has just banned mobile phones in the classroom. This is a noble intention, but a missed opportunity. Really, they should have smashed the machines, every one.The logic of the state ...
05:51, 2019-06-29

You Won't Believe the Basic Life Skills Gabrielle Union Has to Teach Dwyane Wade It's been just over a month since Dwyane Wade played his final NBA game. However, it looks like the former Miami Heat player is still getting used to retirement. "He has no idea......
18:17, 2019-05-22

Polaris Slingshot Dealerships Will Teach You to Drive Stick This Month for Free Most of us can agree that driving stick, or at least knowing how, is a worthwhile investment of our time. It’s enjoyable, it can make a driver feel more focused on the road, and it’s a good skill to have. The act of learning, though, always comes with that one important question: Where will the sacr...
01:51, 2019-07-04

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."...
15:34, 2019-06-19

Taylor Swift's former label boss blasts her Scooter Braun 'bullying' claims, says she knew about sale Taylor Swift lashed out at her Big Machine founder Scott Borchetta for selling the label, including the masters of her first six albums, to Kanye West's former manager Scooter Braun, who she accused of "manipulative bullying." Late Sunday, Borchetta fired back at the "Mean" singer's claims....
16:17, 2019-07-01

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report A former Google engineer claims that he was blacklisted, bullied and ultimately fired by the tech giant all because of his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports....
18:51, 2019-08-01

Intel AI researchers combine reinforcement learning methods to teach 3D humanoid how to walk Intel AI researchers have devised methods to combine forms of reinforcement learning in order to teach OpenAI's Humanoid how to walk without falling.Read More...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill requiring Oregon schools to teach about Holocaust Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a new law Monday requiring that the Holocaust and other genocides be taught in state public middle and high schools beginning in the 2020-21 school year....
20:17, 2019-07-16

Taylor Swift's Former Label Owner Scott Borchetta Fires Back After She Accuses Scooter Braun of ''Bullying'' As the saying goes, there are three sides to every story. And in the latest saga between Taylor Swift and Scooter Braun, Big Machine Label founder Scott Borchetta is sharing his. On......
16:51, 2019-07-01

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the state's board of education approved changes to the curriculum Wednesday....
23:34, 2019-07-18

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation is already here. The world’s poorest people ...
19:17, 2019-06-14

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of the World Health Organization’s global recommenda...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Instagram is cracking down on online bullying with an AI tool called 'Restrict' Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
21:51, 2019-07-10

Devin Hester's Son Is Just As Hard To Tackle There was a time when Devin Hester fielding a punt or kick with space to run into was the most thrilling sight in football. If you disagree with that statement not only are you an enemy of mine, you also do not have my permission to enjoy these clips of Hester’s son, Dray, snapping ankles at a footb...
00:51, 2019-07-16

Trump: I may tackle homelessness because leaders 'can't be looking at that' Highlighting San Francisco and Los Angeles, president calls crisis disgraceful and says it could ‘ruin’ citiesDonald Trump said he might “intercede” to “clean up” homelessness in San Francisco and Los Angeles, noting that world leaders “can’t be looking at that”.In a conversation with the Fox News h...
05:51, 2019-07-02

Dating app ‘reviews’ won’t tackle harassment This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
10:51, 2019-07-25

'I started to hate myself': Jonas Brothers reveal early bullying at Teen Choice Awards "I started to hate myself," said Kevin Jonas at the Teen Choice Awards. He and brother Nick shared how they were bullied as kids.        ...
06:00, 2019-08-12

'AGT': Sophie Pecora, 15, wins Golden Buzzer from Brad Paisley with personal bullying song Tuesday’s episode kicked off the first round of Judge Cuts, where 18 acts competed for only seven spots advancing to the lives shows in August.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Face-to-face bullying 'a bigger problem' than cyberbullying A member of Prince William's Cyberbullying Taskforce has warned that the treatment of cyberbullying by politicians and the media is unbalanced because online bullying is less significant than its face-to-face equivalent....
15:17, 2019-05-21

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro series."...
01:17, 2019-05-29

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.Read More...
16:17, 2019-08-08

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd-ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida....
16:51, 2019-06-09

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
01:34, 2019-06-04

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday....
23:51, 2019-06-03

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
21:34, 2019-06-16

'Teach your sons:' Kourtney Kardashian talks Menstrual Hygiene Day in bikini pic The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star shared a sexy swimsuit pic and urged mothers to talk to their sons about periods on Menstrual Hygiene Day.        ...
05:34, 2019-05-29

NYCHA admits it will miss Fed’s deadline to tackle rat problem The city’s embattled Housing Authority admitted Thursday it will miss its federally imposed deadline to slash the rat population that’s plaguing more than 70,000 of New York’s public housing apartments. The disclosure comes after federal monitor Bart Schwartz revealed that NYCHA only has 108 pest ex...
22:34, 2019-08-01

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind says the new Ministry of Water Power will tackle wat...
11:51, 2019-06-20

Climbers must be trained to tackle Everest, panel says after deaths Nepal must make training and experience in high altitude climbing mandatory for all climbers on Mount Everest and other high peaks, a government panel said on Wednesday, following the deadliest climbing season in four years....
14:00, 2019-08-16

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said....
09:34, 2019-08-12

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
19:00, 2019-05-23

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy-Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the red planet. During his presentation at the 2019 Humans...
13:51, 2019-06-03

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? Some robotics researchers think so, and a team from ...
10:00, 2019-07-12

Pakistan to create 1,000 courts to tackle violence against women Chief justice says in televised speech that abuse survivors will be able to ‘speak their heart without any fear’Pakistan is to set up more than 1,000 courts dedicated to tackling violence against women, the country’s top judge has announced, seeking to tackle a problem activists say the criminal jus...
05:00, 2019-06-20

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
10:00, 2019-08-08

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
08:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
12:51, 2019-07-21

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
16:17, 2019-06-14

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
19:34, 2019-05-23

Police officer used his Taser on an NFL lineman. The player tried to tackle him Malik McDowell is a big man -- 6 feet, 6 inches tall, about 300 pounds. He was a star defensive lineman in college and a top NFL draft pick just two years ago....
04:17, 2019-07-11

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problemTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsOne of the most potent air pollutants is on the rise in t...
21:34, 2019-06-13

World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:00, 2019-06-30

England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Conservation and climate change policy ‘should be two sides of same coin’, says chair of Natural EnglandA new generation of national nature reserves are being created to help improve people’s health and mitigate the effects of climatic extremes, according to the chair of the government’s conservatio...
18:34, 2019-07-31

World's central banks to tackle technology with BIS innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:17, 2019-06-30

Labour's McDonnell pledges to tackle 'scourge' of poverty John McDonnell is unveiling a socialist revolution aimed at reducing the "scourge" of poverty, which will be the centrepiece of Labour's manifesto in a general election....
06:34, 2019-07-17

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher's defense lawyer wants to rejoin the Navy to teach prosecutors, says he fears for law-abiding warfighters The defense attorney who won an acquittal for decorated Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher earlier this month is seeking a waiver to rejoin the Navy at a higher rank to help teacher prosecutors how they mishandled the case....
13:00, 2019-07-16

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Watch: Panthers' Luke Kuechly clobbers kid with tackle at camp Star linebacker Luke Kuechly took out a boy with a big tackle during a drill at a youth football camp he hosted with Carolina Panthers teammate D.J. Moore....
19:51, 2019-07-11

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:17, 2019-05-23

New York Giants' Pat Shurmur finds standout tackle and 'dog'ged defender After showing up to his Monday press conference with a fresh scrape on the left side of his face, the Giants' second-year coach revealed to reporters he'd been sacked by his dog, the New York Post reported....
20:17, 2019-08-13

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian players to join a growing global movement in which footballers pledge 1% of their income to help tackle so...
03:00, 2019-05-30

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico wants the United States to redirect security funding toward boosting economic development in the Mexico-Guatemala border region to try to stem the flow of migrants from the region, Mexican officials said on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-06-05

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
18:34, 2019-06-27

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government is due to publish a long-awaited report on Monday ...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
07:01, 2019-06-18

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn trees in the country this summer by encouraging every...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Hundreds of firefighters tackle wildfires in Portugal, village evacuated Hundreds of firefighters are currently working to combat serious wildfires in central Portugal that ripped through the region, forcing evacuations on Sunday, while injuring 12 civilians and eight firefighters, according to authorities....
23:01, 2019-07-21

Google pledges $1B to tackle housing crunch it helped create SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is making a $1 billion commitment to address the soaring price of housing in the San Francisco Bay Area, a problem that the internet company and its Silicon Valley peers helped create as the technology industry hired tens of thousands of high-paid workers. The pledge anno...
03:34, 2019-06-19

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
13:34, 2019-06-19

Liverpool friendly defeat to Sevilla marred by horror tackle "Liverpool were beaten 2-1 by Sevilla during their International Champions Cup encounter in Boston, but the match will be remembered for a dreadful tackle from Joris Gnagon on Yasser Larouci."...
10:51, 2019-07-22

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date, closing 12.3 miles (20km) of roads in the centre of the capital in September.Roads will be closed for the event around London Brid...
08:34, 2019-06-20

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and has made his strongest commitment yet to changing the makeup of the sport.In the buildup to the Canadi...
20:17, 2019-06-07

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
16:00, 2019-07-02

'No food should be taboo': how to tackle your child's weight – without giving them a complex A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Here’s how parents can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecuritiesJusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health visitor told he...
13:34, 2019-08-12

UPDATE 1-World's central banks tackle technology with innovation hub Central banks grappling with fast-changing financial technology and companies like Facebook moving into finance will aim to work together more closely through an innovation hub approved on Sunday by the Bank for International Settlements....
19:17, 2019-06-30

700 Firefighters Tackle Wildfires As Heatwave In Europe Breaks Records Hundreds of firefighters battled on Saturday to contain wildfires in southern France as a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in......
15:51, 2019-06-29

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicrous.”...
14:34, 2019-06-14

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
22:51, 2019-07-17

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed on 17 proposals for action to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutting fossil fuels out of local government developments.The assemb...
00:34, 2019-07-22

Power traders tackle renewables puzzle in Danish 'Silicon Valley' Far from the sprawling financial hubs of London or Frankfurt, high-tech traders in the Danish university city of Aarhus are driving rapid change in European power markets, easing the shift to renewables with technology that also carries some risks....
09:51, 2019-07-23

House judiciary panel will come back early to tackle gun control bills The House judiciary committee will return to Washington, D.C., early to take up three gun control bills in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
06:34, 2019-08-17

Japan to resume effort to tackle contaminated water problem at Fukushima Japan is resuming efforts to disperse a build-up of contaminated water at Tokyo Electric Power's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant that is stalling progress on cleaning up the site, the government said on Thursday....
16:51, 2019-08-08

Steph Houghton Is Continuing To Lead The Lionesses And Tackle Period Poverty In The UK She helped to inspire a new generation of young female football talent as the captain of the Lionesses. Now, Steph Houghton wants to take on period poverty...
09:00, 2019-08-08

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
21:51, 2019-08-07

On Albania border patrol, EU's Frontex helps tackle migrant flow Patrolling dirt paths on sun-baked hills bordering Greece, a European police team is helping Albania intercept more of the migrants trying to reach European Union states to the north....
19:00, 2019-07-24

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency.Goldsmiths, University of London, is also attempting to phase out single-use plastics and installing more panels to po...
22:51, 2019-08-12

Chinese, German army medics tackle cholera in joint drill German and Chinese soldiers have wrapped up a two-week joint exercise in Bavaria — the first of its kind on German soil. Maximiliane Koschyk reports from the Feldkirchen army base....
10:34, 2019-07-18

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a new study.The research, from thinktank Autono...
13:00, 2019-05-22

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Tackle Tabloid Rumors in the Most Hilarious Way Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are setting the record straight on this ridiculous split rumors. Since the speculation is so silly, the famous actors decided to address the salacious gossip......
06:34, 2019-06-20

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official told CNBC on Monday....
17:34, 2019-07-08

NFL suspends Titans tackle Taylor Lewan four games over failed PED test NFL has suspended Titans offensive lineman Taylor Lewan four games for violating PED policy, Lewan said in a video he posted to Twitter on Wednesday.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

Advertisers, agencies and social media combine to tackle online threat Sixteen of the world's biggest advertisers have joined together to push platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube to do more to tackle dangerous and fake content online....
09:34, 2019-06-18

Ministers reject plans for 1p per garment levy to tackle fast fashion Government backs only voluntary measures for clothing industry despite rising environmental costs Ministers have rejected recommendations from MPs to clean up the huge environmental impact of fast fashion, which sees 300,000 tonnes of clothing burned or buried in the UK every year.MPs on the Environ...
08:34, 2019-06-18

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
01:34, 2019-06-17

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
11:34, 2019-06-13

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
05:17, 2019-06-13

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place in September....
14:51, 2019-05-21

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions in their home state before tackling larger global issues....
16:34, 2019-06-03

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, including civilian and uniformed personnel from peacekeeping operations, agencies, funds and programmes. ...
21:17, 2019-05-30

Potential match-ups: Dimitrov to tackle Tsitsipas and Stephens to face Muguruza? "The second week of Grand Slam action always provides some big match-ups, but here are a few potential clashes to get the tongue wagging before the quarter-finals roll around at Roland Garros…"...
00:17, 2019-05-30

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in recent years, threatening the Mediterranean ecosystem and posing a venomous danger to humans.“They’re a...
18:34, 2019-05-29

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-05-28

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De'Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik'Quan Deane        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Tents, toilets, transport: eco-friendly festivals tackle the unholy trinity Event organisers have already gone to war on plastic bottles and diesel generators, with the full support of music fansWhen Chris Johnson first started putting on outdoor parties with his mates, they were small, impromptu and shambolic – or “really good fun”, as he puts it. Seventeen years later and...
09:17, 2019-06-23

German economy minister calls on Balkan states to tackle corruption Economy Minister Peter Altmaier says tackling corruption was a precondition for joining the European Union. Six Balkan nations hope to join the bloc in the coming years....
14:34, 2019-07-05

PM Modi Shares 5-Point Approach For Leaders To Tackle Global Challenges Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday put forward a five-point approach to address common challenges facing the world, including protectionism, unilateralism at global financial organisations like......
14:51, 2019-06-28

Aamir Khan To NDTV On How India Can Tackle Its Water Crisis: Highlights As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, actor Aamir Khan, the ambassador of the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' is echoing the need for water conservation to contribute to a better future.......
21:34, 2019-07-03

Amit Shah Says Centre Formulating Strategy To Tackle Drugs In Punjab Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday informed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh that the central government was formulating a detailed strategy to tackle the problem of drugs in Punjab and Jammu and......
00:51, 2019-06-28

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees could be plant...
21:17, 2019-07-04

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often underlie the destruction of nature, and barriers to fam...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pension system....
20:51, 2019-07-12

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to tackle car sector challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to confront the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
15:34, 2019-05-27

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and Nomura to help arrange Fiat's proposed merger with Renault....
17:34, 2019-05-27

India Calls For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement To Tackle Hate Speech Online Voicing concern over the use of social media by terrorists to radicalise young people, India has called for a multi-stakeholder engagement, including lasting commitment from technology companies on......
14:51, 2019-06-28

Australian detective interrupts his own news conference to rugby tackle fleeing suspect An Australian detective is being praised for his rugby skills after he abruptly stopped a news conference to tackle a man who was fleeing after reportedly making inappropriate comments to a young girl....
19:17, 2019-06-19

Barbara Windsor calls on Boris Johnson to help tackle dementia care crisis Dame Barbara Windsor is calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to tackle the dementia crisis, as millions are expected to fall victim to the illness with the care system in "disarray"....
21:00, 2019-08-06

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:34, 2019-05-23

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
14:51, 2019-07-12

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:17, 2019-06-21

California DMV gets makeover designed to tackle long lines, faulty computer systems California Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed tech-focused Steve Gordon to run the state's broken Department of Motor Vehicles, putting a focus on READ IDs.        ...
00:00, 2019-07-25

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and shortsightedness of this government. But then alo...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Kamala Harris unveils plan to tackle rape kit backlog U.S. Senator Kamala Harris on Thursday pledged the nation's backlog of rape kits needing review would be processed by the end of her first four-year term if elected president....
20:34, 2019-07-11

Bose's Latest Headphones Tackle a New Frontier of Noise Canceling, But Is It Worth the Extra Cash? The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 aren’t so much a successor to the current QC35 II headphones. Instead, they’re an addition to Bose’s line of noise-canceling headphones. A pricy addition. At $400 the 700s are $50 more than the QC35s. The step up in price doesn’t include huge tweaks to th...
21:34, 2019-06-05

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
23:17, 2019-06-14

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”....
19:00, 2019-06-30

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking....
03:17, 2019-06-04

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
00:17, 2019-07-02

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
21:34, 2019-06-27

Packers release veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels after failed trade efforts After failing to swing a trade, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive lineman Mike Daniels in favor of a group of younger players.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

UPDATE 1-British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:34, 2019-06-21

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday....
21:34, 2019-06-27

Liverpool provide Yasser Larouci injury update after Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in Sevilla friendly Liverpool are 'optimistic' that Yasser Larouci was not seriously injured by the shocking challenge that forced him out of Sunday's friendly meeting with Sevilla....
13:51, 2019-07-24

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities to “make a significant effort” to “tackle the endemic impunity” surrounding these cases....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate change and that President Trump is responsible for a rise in hate crimes across the country....
21:51, 2019-06-21

'Avengers: Endgame' actress asks for bullying to stop in touching video: 'I'm just 7' Lexi Rabe, who played Tony Stark's daughter, made a heartbreaking video saying "Please don't bully my family. Or me."        ...
19:51, 2019-06-27

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Humanitarian Crises Co...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Liverpool 1 Sevilla 2: Yasser Larouci injured by Joris Gnagnon horror tackle in feisty Fenway Park loss Liverpool fell to their second pre-season defeat in a row with a 2-1 loss against Sevilla, though the match lost the right to be called a friendly after Joris Gnagnon's disgraceful red-card challenge led to Yasser Larouci being stretchered off in the second half....
05:17, 2019-07-22

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle of corruption and bribery; Ebola latest from DR Con...
22:17, 2019-05-28

NGO's softly-softly tactics tackle labor abuses at Malaysia factories Transparentem didn’t rush to expose abuses at five factories and shame their western customers – instead it asked the companies to work with the factories to fix the problemsThe 18-month investigation unearthed serious abuses at five apparel factories in Malaysia – hundreds of migrant workers had pa...
01:17, 2019-06-23

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
14:00, 2019-05-31

Top surgeon named as first 'violence reduction chief' to help tackle stabbings and shootings in London A top surgeon has been appointed the NHS's first clinical director for violence reduction in a bid to tackle London's epidemic of stabbings and shootings....
16:51, 2019-06-19

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throughout the world. It’s also provided the same opportunity for racists, homophobes and elected official...
00:17, 2019-06-06

Tennessee courage award recipient Jefferey Cox 'a normal kid' despite paralysis from football tackle One wrong hit in a scrimmage changed Jefferey Cox's life, paralyzing him from the neck down. He refuses to let the injury change his outlook on life.        ...
10:01, 2019-06-01

Tennessee courage award winner Jefferey Cox 'a normal kid' despite paralysis from football tackle One wrong hit in a scrimmage changed Jefferey Cox's life, paralyzing him from the neck down. He refuses to let the injury change his outlook on life.        ...
07:34, 2019-06-01

Fill teacher training gaps to tackle traumatized refugee and migrant students, urges UN on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for teachers on trauma and psychosocial assistance for migrant and refugee students....
01:34, 2019-06-21

Free tampons for students: Boston latest to tackle 'period poverty' with $100K program Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wants to improve menstrual equity for girls in low-income households, many of whom struggle to pay for tampons and pads.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-20

See Scott Disick Tackle Home Renovation Projects for French Montana, Steve Aoki & More in Flip It Like Disick Supertease Scott Disick is back! And boy does he mean business. "I'm flipping luxurious, multi-million dollar homes," exclaims the 36-year-old TV star in this high-stakes supertease......
21:34, 2019-07-23

Yasser Larouci injury: Jurgen Klopp hopes Liverpool youngster is 'lucky' after Joris Gnagnon red card tackle Jurgen Klopp hopes Yasser Larouci has escaped a serious injury after the Liverpool youngster was on the receiving end of a horrendous red-card challenge in the Reds' 2-1 defeat against Sevilla....
05:17, 2019-07-22

Venezuela's congress to create committee for future debt renegotiation Venezuela's opposition-run congress said on Tuesday it will form a commission that will eventually renegotiate the country's debt, much of which is in default, and protect the OPEC nation's offshore assets from seizure by creditors....
02:17, 2019-08-14

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something of an emblem for parent company Disney’s rocky acqu...
02:17, 2019-08-14

Sarah Hyland let her 'badass' kidney surgery bump 'shine' in a tight dress "Modern Family" star Sarah Hyland let her kidney area shine during a performance with Jordan McGraw at the Teen Choice Awards Sunday night.        ...
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

Twitter is finally working on search for DMs Twitter isn't just launching a deluge of tests -- it just announced that a few sought-after features in the pipeline. Most notably, it's developing a long-overdue search for direct messages. Although there aren't many specifics at this point, it's......
04:17, 2019-08-14

Dayton gunman shot 26 people in 32 seconds before police killed him, officials say The gunman who carried out the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio spent nearly two hours in the area before he opened fire, killing nine people and injuring 17 more, according to newly released surveillance footage pieced together from several local businesses....
04:17, 2019-08-14

‘Loud, obsessive, tribal’: the radicalisation of remain They hate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn. They no longer trust the BBC. They love civil servants, legal experts and James O’Brien. And now, consumed by the battle against Brexit, hardcore remainers are no longer the moderates. By Daniel CohenOn 25 October 2017, a pensioner living in the Netherlands...
04:17, 2019-08-14

One woman killed and one injured in 'terrifying carnage' in Sydney's CBD Police say 20-year-old suspect from western Sydney was carrying information on extremist ideologies when arrestedAs it happened: man had history of mental illness, police sayWhat we know so far about the Sydney CBD knife attackA man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death in Sydney’s central business...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Britain’s Prince Andrew faces new scrutiny for ties to Jeffrey Epstein Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy 2001 photo of the Duke of York with a then-teenager who claims Jeffrey Epstein paid her to have sex with the prince....
04:17, 2019-08-14

Mexican, US officials meet on probe into Walmart shootings Mexican prosecutors have met with U.S. diplomats and representatives of the FBI to share information on investigations into the Aug. 3 mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso...
04:17, 2019-08-14

Colorado's Hickenlooper may drop presidential bid for Senate race: report Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is considering ending his bid for the Democratic party's presidential nomination in order to run for his state's U.S. Senate seat, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing four Democrats familiar with his thinking....
05:17, 2019-08-14

Boeing Plane Deliveries Tumble So Far in 2019 Boeing said it delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than a year ago—falling further behind rival Airbus—as the impact of grounding the 737 MAX jetliner weighs on the U.S. plane maker....
05:17, 2019-08-14

What Your Voice Reveals About You The sound of your voice is becoming a new type of fingerprint. Technology that detects nuances in sound, inaudible to humans, is capturing new clues about people’s likely locations, medical conditions and even physical features....
05:17, 2019-08-14

James Gandolfini's son Michael never watched 'The Sopranos' before he was cast in prequel Michael Gandolfini is stepping into his late father's shoes in the "Sopranos" prequel – but first, he had to watch the show for the first time ever.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tribe leaders, Clint Halftown, filed the Manhattan S...
05:51, 2019-08-14

The ClockworkPi GameShell is a super fun DIY spin on portable gaming Portable consoles are hardly new, and thanks to the Switch, they’re basically the most popular gaming devices in the world. But ClockworkPi’s GameShell is something totally unique, and entirely refreshing when it comes to gaming on the go. This clever DIY console kit provides everything ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Montana’s Glacier National Park The family was traveling west on Going-to-the-Sun Road when the vehicle was hit by rockfall at around 7 p.m., according to a Glacier Park release.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

Actually The 2020 Lincoln Aviator Makes Almost 500 HP For Some Reason When the new 2020 Lincoln Aviator hybrid was introduced last year, it was promised to have an estimated 450 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque. It turns out Lincoln was apparently way underselling it then, because the official numbers are now up to a ridiculous 494 HP and 630 lb-ft of torque, exactl...
06:51, 2019-08-14

Maybe The BMW i3 Should Have Been A Mini All Along Mini claims to have received over 45,000 deposit orders for the new electric Mini Cooper SE, and considering that’s about double the European sales of the BMW i3 last year running similar hardware, maybe the i3 should have always been a Mini....
06:51, 2019-08-14

The One-Of-A-Kind Chevy eCOPO Camaro Is Going Up For Auction The Chevy eCOPO Camaro was something of a surprise—no one was really expecting a fully electric drag racer to show up at the 2018 SEMA show. Just like how, I’m sure, no one could have reasonably expected to own the thing one day in the near future. But if you’ve got some cash just laying around, thi...
06:51, 2019-08-14

Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place' Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded in Wednesday morning trade, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International....
07:17, 2019-08-14

ESA’s Mars mission hits snag after second parachute test failure Sending a spacecraft to Mars is no easy feat, but landing it on the Red Planet without making a crater is equally challenging. The European Space Agency knows that all too well, and a recent parachute test has raised serious questions about whether the ExoMars 2020 mission will remain on schedule. A...
07:51, 2019-08-14

Girl, 18, beaten to death by boyfriend just wanted 'to be loved', says foster mother The foster mother of a teenage girl murdered by her "controlling and coercive" older boyfriend today said all she wanted "was to be loved", as her killer was jailed for life....
07:51, 2019-08-14

2009 champ del Potro out of US Open because of right knee Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the year's last Grand Slam tournament because he is still recovering from surgery on his right knee        ...
07:51, 2019-08-14

The Redskins are still refusing to budge in Trent Williams standoff Adrian Peterson said he doesn't know whether Williams will return, adding, “When you're missing the best player on the team, you're going to feel the effect of that.”...
07:51, 2019-08-14

U.S. removes some China tariffs, delays others as talks continue The U.S. Trade Representative office on Tuesday removed certain items from the China tariff list due to "health, safety, national security and other factors."...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Border Patrol rescues young Guatemalan woman near Arivaca TUCSON – A young Guatemalan woman was rescued by U.S. Border Patrol agents Sunday while tracking a group of migrants near Arivaca. Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents encountered the unconscious woman as they followed a path of footprints in the Tumacacori Mountains that agents suspected were f...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Tucson Fire crew free pup who had his head trapped in baby gate TUCSON – A Tucson puppy is quite thank-FUR to Tucson Fire Department after crews rescued the pup Monday evening. According to officials, TFD crew was dispatched to a home after a little dog got his head trapped in the bars of a baby safety gate. TFD said the crew was able to free the canine. A...
08:51, 2019-08-14

Fashion Faux Pas: Sniper shirt angers back-to-school shoppers An Ocoee storefront is fielding complaints over a display that many are calling offensive. The store is in the West Oaks Mall in Ocoee. A mother, who did not want to be identified, says the display not only concerned her, but it scared her children. She said her back-to-school shopping over the week...
08:51, 2019-08-14

'America's Got Talent': Wildcard Ansley Burns gets standing ovation for her return The 13-year-old singer returned this week as a wild card contestant in the show's live competition rounds.        ...
09:17, 2019-08-14

Nine-foot alligator bites South Carolina woman walking her dog A South Carolina woman was bitten by a nine-foot alligator while walking her dog on Monday night, police said. The 68-year-old woman was walking her dog near a pond in Sun City at about 10 p.m. when the massive animal attacked her, the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. The ...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein compared himself to Patriots owner Robert Kraft: reporter Jeffrey Epstein insisted he wasn’t a pedophile and compared himself to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft during a series of off-the-record interviews earlier this year, the reporter who spoke to him revealed on Tuesday. Epstein downplayed his 2008 Florida conviction on two counts of soli...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Four New York lawmakers open up about childhood sexual abuse Four female state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Times Square Tuesday, unveiling a new video encouraging others to come forward. “I went through years of guilt thinking that I must have done something to deserve that,” explained freshman Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz (D-...
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

When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong: Georgia Woman Faces Charges After Viral HIV Video In what may be a case of “when keeping it real goes wrong,” an Americus, Ga., woman is in hot water after authorities say a ploy to get even with all the men she felt had done her wrong apparently went awry....
10:17, 2019-08-14

‘You Need Me, I Don't Need You’? Jay-Z and the NFL Are Now Doing Business Together Jay-Z and his entertainment and sports company, Roc Nation, will be partnering up with the NFL starting this year to serve as the league’s “live music entertainment strategist.” The collaboration comes despite Jay-Z having been, for a time, a vocal critic of the league, due to the way they handled w...
10:17, 2019-08-14

Stocks surge as Christmas spared tariff price hikes President Trump once boasted he was “tariff man” — but now wants to play Santa Claus. Christmas came early this year when Trump administration trade officials said they would delay imposing tariffs on a series of popular consumer goods — just in time for the holidays. Costly tariffs that were to be ...
10:17, 2019-08-14

Sensex Jumps Over 450 Points, Nifty Tops 11,050: 10 Things To Know Domestic stock markets rose sharply on Wednesday tracking a rally in global peers as investors' concerns somewhat eased on the US-China trade front after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese......
10:17, 2019-08-14

Coinbase and Barclays split up – but the cryptocurrency exchange already has a new banking bae Just days after Coinbase announced the removal of support for Zcash for UK customers, reports suggest the cryptocurrency exchange is parting ways with banking mainstay Barclays. Sources familiar with the matter told CoinDesk that Barclays is no longer working with Coinbase. It’s unclear if the sourc...
11:17, 2019-08-14

Antonio Brown gives 'Hard Knocks' viewers an up-close look at his cryotherapy-burned feet Viewers of Tuesday night's "Hard Knocks" got an up-close-and-personal look at the carnage that is the bottom of Antonio Brown's feet.       ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

NFL partners with Jay-Z company Roc Nation to advise on music, social activism The NFL and Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by rapper and businessman Jay-Z, have partnered to collaborate on social activism and music.       ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Tiger Woods arrives at BMW Championship at Medinah for second playoff event: 'I feel good' Tiger Woods arrived at Medinah Country Club for this week’s BMW Championship, saying he felt better. He withdrew from last week's Northern Trust.       ...
11:51, 2019-08-14

Redmi K20 Pro to Launch as Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro in Europe Next Week Xiaomi has confirmed the launch of the Mi 9T Pro on the official Netherlands Facebook page, and the post says that the phone will launch in the Benelux markets on August 20....
11:51, 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

Prince Andrew’s connection to Jeffrey Epstein under new scrutiny following resurfaced allegations, suicide Buckingham Palace has never been able to explain a racy photo of the prince with a then-teenager who says she was “trafficked” for sexual encounters with him....
12:51, 2019-08-14

Pakistani PM reiterates support to Kashmiris on Indian side Pakistan’s prime minister has assured people in the Indian-administered part of disputed Kashmir that he supports them in their struggle for self-determination...
12:51, 2019-08-14

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
12:51, 2019-08-14

LA Times op-ed questions if Trump's brain is capable of feeling empathy An op-ed in the Los Angeles Times asks if President Trump’s brain lacks the biological component which allows humans to be able to feel empathy toward another’s suffering....
13:17, 2019-08-14

Florida mom upset over rezoning threatens to shoot up elementary school: cops A Florida woman irked by her local school district rezoning was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot up the elementary school her children were being moved to, according to a report....
13:17, 2019-08-14

Trump finally acknowledges his tariffs could hit consumers With his announcement of a delay in tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump contradicted his own mantra that the Chinese are paying the full price of his tariffs....
13:17, 2019-08-14

High school tennis players sue over championship conflict with Sabbath A sister and brother who are star high school tennis players have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule that does not provide accommodations for them to play in Washington state championships while observing their Sabbath....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Liverpool must use Uefa Super Cup to prove they are greedy for more glory While it may never be considered one of football's most coveted prizes, the Uefa Super Cup is much like the Community Shield in that it is worth winning when you have the chance....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Repo Rates Fuel Concern Over Mounting U.S. Debt The elevated cost of borrowing cash overnight using Treasurys as collateral highlights the expense of widening budget deficits, even as U.S. 10- and 30-year yields are near record lows....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears over how far the spillover from the global trade dispute is damaging the prospects for growth....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Don Lemon sued, accused of assaulting New York bartender CNN anchor Don Lemon is being sued for allegedly assaulting a bartender. The network told USA TODAY that the anchor "categorically denies" the claims.        ...
16:00, 2019-08-14

Trevor Noah lectures Chris Cuomo after journalist apologizes for NSFW 'Fredo' rant Trevor Noah weighed in on the Chris Cuomo controversy after the journalist was caught threatening a heckler on video.        ...
16:00, 2019-08-14

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
16:34, 2019-08-14

Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
17:34, 2019-08-14

'Drabness incarnate!' Are we finally suffering from Marvel fatigue? Just as Netflix axed the last of them, the head of Marvel has revealed they have more series on the way. As if we hadn’t suffered enough slogging through their tired, listless showsThe relationship between Netflix and Marvel has soured. Since Disney announced the creation of a new rival streaming pl...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Too busy? Distracted by your phone? How to love reading again If reading has given way in your life to social media and other distractions, it can be hard to return to books – but these tips could helpIn 2019, books are not just a last resort when the wifi is down. There are Instagram accounts, podcasts and even subscription boxes dedicated to reading. Chances...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Pedro: Van Dijk and Ramos are 'the best defenders' "On the eve of their UEFA Super Cup match against Liverpool, Chelsea forward Pedro said he believes Virgil van Dijk and Sergio Ramos are the best defenders in the world."...
18:00, 2019-08-14

Trudeau Violated Ethics Law in SNC-Lavalin Case, Watchdog Finds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada was found to have violated an ethics law in how he and his staff handled the corruption case of a major engineering firm, SNC-Lavalin....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Radioactive dust in Antarctic ice could help map interstellar clouds Interstellar dust has been found in Antarctic snow samples. The discovery could provide a way of mapping the clouds of dust Earth has passed through in space...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Rupee Off 6-Month Low, Ends At 71.27 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know The rupee rose to end at 71.27 against the dollar on Wednesday, rebounding from a nearly six-month low registered the previous day. After opening higher against the greenback at 71.00, the rupee......
18:34, 2019-08-14

U.S. soccer team sign 14-year old on professional contract Orange County Soccer Club have signed 14-year old Francis Jacobs, making him the youngest professional male signing in United States soccer history, the California club said on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Norwegian delegation arrives in Venezuela to restart stalled dialogue: sources A delegation from the Norwegian government has come to Venezuela to restart talks between the government of President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition that were halted last week after Maduro's allies pulled out, four sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong protesters offer apologies, China doubles down after airport clash China said on Wednesday Hong Kong's protest movement had reached "near terrorism", as more street clashes followed ugly scenes a day earlier at the airport where demonstrators set upon two men they suspected of being government sympathizers....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Top Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke conflict of interest rules Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow to the ruling Liberals less than 10 weeks before an election....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it expires in 2021 and replaced with something else....
18:34, 2019-08-14

Efficiency Win! The Dalai Lama Has Announced That His Dentist’s 30-Year-Old Son Is The Reincarnation of Him And Should Just Take Over As Dalai Lama After He Dies One of the world’s greatest spiritual leaders just made an incredible proclamation that is bound to save tons of time and make Buddhists all over the world stand up and cheer: The Dalai Lama has announced that his dentist’s 30-year-old son is the reincarnation of him and should just take over as Dal...
19:00, 2019-08-14

Fingerprints and facial recognition data exposed in major breach More than one million fingerprints and a host of usernames and passwords have been exposed on an unsecured database hosted by a security platform that lists the Metropolitan Police among its clients....
19:00, 2019-08-14

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Reiterates His Support for Kashmiris on the Indian Side of the Divide MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister assured Kashmiri people living in the Indian-administered part of the divided region that he supports them in their struggle for self-determination. In his statement Wednesday, Imran Khan condemned New Delhi’s decision Aug. 5 ...
19:00, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 5-Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but his announcement did not immediately halt the peso currency's collapse....
19:34, 2019-08-14

New Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith collector’s edition revealed News 14 Aug, 2019 The Rolls-Royce Ghost Zenith arrives as a special limited edition run-out model, and will be limited to just 50 examples...
19:34, 2019-08-14

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Ford extends transmission warranty on 2014-16 cars Powertrain chief says Focus and Fiesta models with the dual-clutch gearbox "remain safe to drive," but "we regret the inconvenience our customers have experienced."...
20:00, 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

Donald Trump's immigration chief in race row over poem on Statue of Liberty Donald Trump's immigration chief sparked a new race storm today after claiming the iconic poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty welcoming migrants to America was referring to "people from Europe"....
20:00, 2019-08-14

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said....
20:51, 2019-08-14

Stan Van Gundy bolting ESPN in major NBA media move Turner Sports is revamping its NBA coverage and is on the verge of hiring Stan Van Gundy away from ESPN to be a prominent game analyst, The Post has learned. Van Gundy’s addition could have long-term implications for Turner’s top games. For its marquee event, the conference finals, Turner typi...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Jerry Jones compares Cowboys’ contract woes to ‘spurting blood’ Jerry Jones had a bizarre way of telling people he’s not worried about the Dallas Cowboys’ contract disputes. The longtime Cowboys owner used an unsettling analogy about a nearly severed hand to convey that he’s been here before, and his experience makes him well-equipped to handle...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Double whammy shows the tenuousness of Mets’ playoff dream ATLANTA — The Braves have so much athleticism and talent, starting with leadoff slugger Ronald Acuna Jr., who wrecked the Mets on Tuesday night. The Mets only have so much depth and talent, that is one of their biggest problems, and in the 5-3 defeat at SunTrust Park they lost their best hitter, Jef...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Ex-‘Suits’ star makes dramatic return to USA legal series Patrick J. Adams says his return to “Suits” in Wednesday night’s episode took over a year to engineer. “Typically, [series creator] Aaron Korsh has a sort-of idea of what could happen the following season,” says Adams, 37, an original cast member who left “Suits” in April 2018 after playing brillian...
20:51, 2019-08-14

Is ‘The Amazing Johnathan Documentary’ real — or an illusion? Ben Berman was in the midst of filming his first documentary when he got some unexpected news: A second, more experienced camera crew was also tailing his subject. “The Amazing Johnathan Documentary,” in select theaters and on Hulu Friday, is the story of Berman’s attempt to profil...
20:51, 2019-08-14

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other companies going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a call on WeWork....
20:51, 2019-08-14

Jim Harbaugh fires back at Cincinnati's Luke Fickell over James Hudson transfer situation Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh responded to comments made by Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell regarding the transfer of lineman James Hudson.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

'THE' Ohio State University: School files trademark for word 'the' on apparel Ohio State University filed a trademark application through the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the word 'the' on marketed items for sale.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-14

Sleater-Kinney is down, but not defeated, on The Center Won’t Hold How did you envision the future 25 years ago? When Corin Tucker hollered, “I’m the queen of rock ‘n’ roll!” two years into Sleater-Kinney’s tenure in 1996 the idea of a “girl band”—a label the band sarcastically threw back into its critics’ faces on All Hands On The Bad One in 2000—as titans of rock...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Thanos and burritos are both inevitable in this excellent Mexican restaurant ad When, for better or worse, a film manages to dominate the global cultural consciousness to the degree of Avengers: Endgame, it’s only a matter of time until its iconography and most memorable lines are co-opted for other purposes. For the most part, this results in co-branding deals that give us shi...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Rare antelopes and black cats caught on camera on Mount Kilimanjaro Rare antelopes, black serval cats, and other species were caught on film on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The antelope species cannot be found anywhere else in the world and was only photographed as recently as 2003.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Easing back to school anxiety (KPRC) Back to school should be an exciting time for kids and parents but what if your kids are nervous to return to school? Psychologist Dr. Alton Bozeman, with the Menninger Clinic, suggests reasons why some kids have anxiety and how parents can help. “Sometimes social isolation is related...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Court schedules arguments over Arpaio’s pardon appeal PHOENIX (AP) — A court has scheduled arguments on Oct. 23 in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s appeal of a ruling that refused to erase his criminal record after he was pardoned by President Donald Trump. Arpaio was convicted of misdemeanor contempt of court for disobeying a court order to stop his ...
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

|FormerEskomexecutivesseekSA'stoughestCEOjob The chief executive role at Eskom, considered the most challenging job in corporate South Africa, is attracting interest from people who know how difficult turning around the debt-ridden state utility will be....
22:17, 2019-08-14

|BritishAmericanTobaccoaimingat70millionAfricansmokerswithTwispdeal BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT....
22:17, 2019-08-14

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though ESAs are required to remain on the floor per Delta’s rules—while attendants ignored the airl...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Arkansas woman Jerri Kelly calls 911 on black teens raising funds for football team An Arkansas jail administrator’s wife allegedly held a group of black teens at gunpoint — when they were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team. Jerri Kelly, 46, came out of her Wynne residence with a firearm Aug. 7 when the four students approached to sell...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Dayton shooter Connor Betts’ obituary says he had ‘kind smile,’ omits mass killing The Dayton mass shooter was “a funny, articulate and intelligent man with striking blue eyes and a kind smile” — or so his family says in an obituary that conveniently fails to mention he was gunned down by cops after slaughtering nine people. Connor Betts’ obit appears to describe...
22:17, 2019-08-14

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

Lawmakers urge Trump to stop deportations to Iraq after Michigan man's death Dozens of House Democrats are urging President Donald Trump to stop detaining and deporting Iraqi nationals after the death of a Michigan man sent to the Middle Eastern country.In a letter dated Tuesday, the lawmakers say Trump is risking causing more “preventable deaths” if he continues the deporta...
22:17, 2019-08-14

Steve King, Opposing All Abortions, Asks if There Would Be ‘Any Population’ Without Rape and Incest Mr. King, who represents a deeply conservative district in Iowa, was discussing his opposition to exceptions for rape and incest in anti-abortion legislation....
22:51, 2019-08-14

| The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Hong Kong Airline Suspends 2 Pilots For Joining Airport Protest Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Maharashtra Flood Devastation Could Have Been Avoided, Say Experts Nearly 50 people have died in the floods in Western Maharashtra and over five lakh have been displaced in the past few days. What caused this devastation is now a matter of study. A report by the......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Why Eye-Witness Video, NDTV Sting Were Dismissed In Pehlu Khan Case More than two years after a mob was caught on camera beating dairy farmer Pehlu Khan to death, a court in Rajasthan has acquitted six of the men seen in a video of the attack that was one of the key......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Hurriyat Leader's Wife Shown As Ruler Hari Singh's Granddaughter In Video A video being shared on social media, showing the granddaughter of Maharaja Hari Singh speaking on issues related to Jammu and Kashmir, is actually that of Professor Hameeda Nayeem, wife of Hurriyat......
23:17, 2019-08-14

PM Modi To Deliver Sixth Straight Independence Day Speech Tomorrow Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver on Thursday his sixth straight Independence Day speech and is expected to touch on a host of issues, ranging from his government's landmark decision on Jammu......
23:17, 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues Ghislaine Maxwell, 3 others; says Epstein 'forcefully raped' her at 15 A woman who says accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein "forcefully raped" her when she was 15 years old, filed a lawsuit Wednesday morning against Manhattan socialite and alleged Epstein "madam" Ghislaine Maxwell — along with three other unidentified individuals — claiming the group conspired to ma...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Need For Speed Heat's Hero Car Is A Turned-Up Polestar 1 The Need for Speed games have been the gateway to car culture for youths across the globe for decades, introducing kids to badass cars that seemed like they could only feasibly exist in their imaginations. Its newest iteration, Need for Speed Heat, doesn’t disappoint—and it’s because it features a r...
23:51, 2019-08-14

‘Zombie homes’ lure black mold, drug addicts to Brooklyn neighborhood Sheepshead Bay is infested with zombies. But a lust for brains isn’t the problem — it’s mold, feral cats, drifters and property values. The properties located at 4, 5 and 14a Lake Ave. in Brooklyn — a low-lying area known as the courts — have sat vacant since Hurricane Sandy slammed the neighborhood...
00:17, 2019-08-15

N.Y. Child Victims Act opens up hundreds of lawsuits Hundreds of New Yorkers filed lawsuits Wednesday as a new window opened for them to file child sex abuse claims previously barred by statute of limitations....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
01:17, 2019-08-15

Novartis replaces top scientists at Avexis after drug data manipulated Novartis AG said on Wednesday it replaced the two top research and development executives at its Avexis unit after some data was manipulated from early testing of a gene therapy for infants that costs more than $2 million....
01:17, 2019-08-15

Misfit’s Vapor X smartwatch is now available for $200 Misfit has launched its newest smartwatch as a follow-up to the Vapor 2, which packed in all the features you’d expect, like built-in GPS as well as a heart-rate sensor, but didn’t rely on the best processor. The brand’s new Vapor X, meanwhile, is built around Qualcomm’s Snap...
01:17, 2019-08-15

This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining software XMRig, which is open source and hosted o...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Ask the Captain: Why would an airline fly a plane with just one passenger? While it may seem silly to fly a nearly-empty plane, airlines do it anyway because the flight needs to be somewhere the next day or to move cargo.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Paris shuts down streets around Notre Dame to remove lead contamination left by fire Paris is closing streets around the Notre Dame cathedral for the rest of August in order to remove lead contamination caused by the April 15 fire.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-15

Carbon monoxide found in Sala's body 'raises questions' over crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their private plane before it crashed into the Channel in January, air accident investigators have said....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Officials blamed for bridge collapse told to leave memorial service Motorway executives attending a ceremony to remember victims of a major bridge collapse were told to leave after grieving relatives asked the Italian prime minister to intervene....
02:34, 2019-08-15

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract employees, who are not told where the audio was recorded or how it was obtained...
02:34, 2019-08-15

On A Diet? This Healthy Almond Snack May Be Ideal For Those Mid-Meal Cravings Given a chance, almonds may also play a fruitful role in facilitating your diet, since they are also high in protein. You need to be careful of how you have them....
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

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

Iowa Rep. Steve King Continues to Be Steve King: If Not for Rape and Incest, Would There Be Any Population Left? Iowa Rep. Steve King is the pus-filled boil on America’s ass. Assuming, of course, that the boil is so racist that the New York Times was able to create a timeline of all the racist shit that he’s said....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Kylo Ren makes a cameo in trailer for Star Wars Resistance season two The second and final season of Disney’s Star Wars Resistance takes place between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. It's safe to say that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which drops right before Christmas, is the most hotly anticipated film release of the year. In the meantim...
03:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 1-PES to begin laying off union refinery workers on Thursday -sources Refiner Philadelphia Energy Solutions will begin dismissing some of its 640 union workers on Thursday, more than a week before its stated Aug. 25 termination date, two sources familiar with the plan said....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Microplastics Are Airborne, Polluted Arctic Snow Reveals Microplastic pollution has become so ubiquitous, it’s almost easier to find places covered in the stuff than not. High peaks, low valleys, and even the air we breathe is filled with microscopic bits of plastic. Read more......
03:34, 2019-08-15

US Vice President Mike Pence to 'voice commitment to Good Friday agreement' during visit to UK and Ireland US vice president Mike Pence is set to visit the UK and Ireland on behalf of Donald Trump where he will voice the states' commitment to peace in Northern Ireland....
03:34, 2019-08-15

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
04:00, 2019-08-15

Driver bizarrely ‘double parks’ on top of another car in New Jersey How’s that for double-parking? A driver literally parked on top of another car on a New Jersey residential street Wednesday morning — and a passerby snapped a photo of the bizarre mishap. The incident — first reported by The Daily Voice — unfolded on Trimble Avenue in Clifton...
04:00, 2019-08-15

18-year-old daughter of British tycoon Rachel Clacher found dead in Majorca pool The 18-year-old daughter of a wealthy British entrepreneur has been found dead in a swimming pool after a night out of partying with friends in Majorca, Spain, according to a report. Josie Clacher — daughter of Rachel Clacher, co-founder of the leading phone answering company Moneypenny — died Tuesd...
04:00, 2019-08-15

The fashion line designed to trick surveillance cameras Adversarial Fashion garments are covered in license plates, aimed at bamboozling a device’s databases Automatic license plate readers, which use networked surveillance cameras and simple image recognition to track the movements of cars around a city, may have met their match, in the form of a T-shir...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt Shea connected close allies with a group offering training to young men in “biblical warfare” that includes how to use knives, pistols and rifles, wi...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Epstein conspiracy theories are farfetched – but can you blame people? | Jill Filipovic Mishandling of the billionaire’s case has prompted a crisis of public trust. The investigation must continueJeffrey Epstein, the shady businessman accused of running a child sex ring that allegedly catered to some of the world’s richest and most famous men, is dead, reportedly from suicide in a Manh...
04:34, 2019-08-15

The Rich Paul Rule is proof the NCAA knows its days are numbered | Etan Thomas The NCAA’s reversal on a rule requiring agents for student-athletes to have college degrees is the clearest indication yet this dressed-up cartel is facing an existential crisisThe National Collegiate Athletic Association’s risible Rich Paul Rule is the clearest indication yet that the governing bod...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Tarantino's last word? Discuss with spoilers This vibrant riff on Tinseltown toys with myths, lost stars and timelines to spin an engaging yarn. What more do you want?This article contains spoilers about Once Upon a Time in HollywoodQuentin Tarantino, the ur-Gen X movie geek director, has, for some time, suggested that he wants to make 10 film...
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

Alexi Lalas Should Think Less Wouldn’t you know it! Alexi Lalas, the guy who said, “Damn right, I’m gonna stand,” and implied that players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial inequality would be the same as a player wearing a MAGA hat during the national anthem, has more half-baked political takes....
04:34, 2019-08-15

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
04:34, 2019-08-15

Buttigieg reportedly helped create a phone tree to alert families about ICE raids South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg reportedly helped create an alert system that would notify families if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided his residents' homes or businesses....
05:00, 2019-08-15

Jupiter may have had a head-on collision with a massive protoplanet Enlarge (credit: K. Suda & Y. Akimoto/Mabuchi Design Office) Planet-forming disks start out as a mix of dust and gas, but the gas doesn't stick around for long. As the star at their center ignites, the radiation it emits starts driving off the gas, eventually leaving a disk with nothing but dust b...
05:34, 2019-08-15

These bats can use leaves as “sound mirrors” for better navigation Enlarge / The leaf-nosed bat, native to Central and South America, has noseleaves that may help project its echolocation calls. (credit: Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Image) Leaf-nosed bats can locate even small prey with echolocation by exploiting an "acoustic mirror" effect, according to a recent pa...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Should ‘Old Town Road’ be nominated for the CMA Awards? Voters aren't sure Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' has broken chart records, but some voters question if it should be nominated for the Country Music Association Awards.        ...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Italian court allows migrant ship to dock. But Salvini says he will 'deny the landing.' An Italian court ruled Wednesday that a ship carrying 147 rescued migrants should be allowed to dock in Italy -- in defiance of a ban by Italy's far right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
06:00, 2019-08-15

Asia stocks mostly sell off as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia mostly dropped Thursday morning as the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. economy....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Microsoft says humans will still transcribe Cortana and Skype audio Just like seemingly every other major tech company with a voice assistant or voice chat service, it emerged that Microsoft contractors were listening to Skype and Cortana recordings. Apple, Google and Facebook have temporarily halted similar efforts,......
06:34, 2019-08-15

| Zimbabwe's opposition vows anti-govt protests despite warnings Zimbabwe's main opposition party vowed Wednesday to go ahead with protests this week against the worsening economy, dismissing government threats to stop the demonstrations....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Woman accused of hacking Capital One also stole data from 30 other companies, prosecutors say Paige A. Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Prosecutors say accused Capital One hacker had stolen data from 30 other companies in her bedroom Thompson is likely to face new charges related to the additional alleged data thefts, prosecutors said in the motion filed in federal court in Washington state....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Trump ties China trade deal to 'humane' Hong Kong resolution after troop buildup worry President Donald Trump on Wednesday tied a U.S. trade deal with China to humane resolution of the weeks of protests wracking Hong Kong, hours after the State Department said it was "deeply concerned" about reports of movement of Chinese paramilitary forces along the Hong Kong border....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Australian court to rule on ex-Vatican treasurer Pell's child sex offense appeal next week An Australian court will rule on the appeal of jailed former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell's child sex convictions next week, the court said on Thursday....
06:34, 2019-08-15

BH90210 Takes an Unexpected Dark Turn Just when we thought we knew what was going on with this show, we found out we sure didn't. The second episode of BH90210 found the former castmates reuniting first for a court date......
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

Bahrain signs agreement for Patriot missile system, U.S. negotiating details of deal Bahrain signed a contract to purchase the Patriot missile defense system, Raytheon announced, marking the start of contract negotiations with the U.S. government on the number of systems and missiles to be sold....
07:34, 2019-08-15

Liverpool's Adrian: Super Cup caps a crazy week "Liverpool goalkeeper, Adrian was left to reflect on a whirlwind few weeks after his penalty shoot-out heroics saw Jurgen Klopp\u0027s men defeat Chelsea to lift the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul."...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Community thanks Rep. Grijalva for environmental work TUCSON – A special thank you to Representative Raul Grijalva on Wednesday, August 14. Dozens of community members gathered to thank the congressman for his work to protect and support public lands. They also recognized him for being a champion of environmental protection. In 2018, Rep. Grijalv...
08:00, 2019-08-15

Daily on Energy: Legal fight over Trump coal plant rule shows just how divided red and blue states are Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
08:34, 2019-08-15

Opinion: Has Greta Thunberg gone overboard? Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is sailing from Europe to New York to travel carbon-free. But few ordinary people will be able to follow her example, writes DW's Felix Steiner....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Debt and doom loops: The eurozone's Italian nightmare Brexit hogs the headlines, but its significance to the EU economy pales in comparison with Italy. An anti-euro party could soon be running a country that owes European banks nearly half a trillion of that currency....
08:34, 2019-08-15

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
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

A Skeptic's Guide to Wine in Cans Canned wine is trending, touted as the perfect pairing for beach, ballpark and beyond. But can a can really rival the pleasure of uncorking? To find out, our wine expert committed to a week of pop-top pours....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions President Donald Trump said on Thursday he supports meaningful background checks for gun buyers, but he said that those responsible for recent mass shootings were mentally ill and the United States should build more mental institutions....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Democratic presidential hopeful O'Rourke back on campaign trail; Hickenlooper drops out Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said on Thursday he was resuming his campaign with a new sense of focus after a mass shooting in his Texas hometown, while rival John Hickenlooper ended his bid to take on President Donald Trump....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and production models at Pebble Beach car week, many of them making their world debuts....
12:34, 2019-08-16

Joni Mitchell's albums – ranked! On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, we celebrate the supernatural folk and bold jazz experimentation of the groundbreaking artist whose famous song captured the spirit of the festival – even though she didn’t goJoni Mitchell is a non-conformer – which is why this is such an uncomfortable listen. S...
13:00, 2019-08-16

I have some important things to tell transgender kids – today, right now, you’re perfect | First Dog on the Moon Sadly not everyone can be a chicken, but everyone can be glorious, and you are Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-08-16

Gibraltar to release oil tanker at centre of Iran row pending challenge Territory says Tehran has promised oil is not for Syria – but US to contest decisionAn oil tanker at the centre of a six-week diplomatic row between Britain and Iran is to be released from Gibraltar after Tehran promised that its cargo worth $140m would no longer be transported to Syria.The territor...
13:00, 2019-08-16

The myth of Eurabia: how a far-right conspiracy theory went mainstream Once an obscure idea confined to the darker corners of the internet, the anti-Islam ideology is now visible in the everyday politics of the west. How did this happen? By Andrew BrownIn July 2011, a quiet European capital was shaken by a terrorist car bomb, followed by confused reports suggesting man...
13:00, 2019-08-16

'Does a dog know art can disappear?' Surrealism and subsidence in Mexico City The illustrated city: Its main arts institution may be sinking, but the city’s influence on artists and thinkers from Carrington to Trotsky cannot be so easily erased Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-08-16

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injected a unique identifier into the HTML of every web...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Netflix's first To All The Boys I've Loved Before sequel will be here just in time for Valentine's 2020 It’s no surprise that Netflix has been working on a sequel to To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before; not only was director Susan Johnson’s teen-focused rom-com a huge hit for the streaming service, but both of original novel author Jenny Han’s follow-up books, P.S. I Still Love You and Always And Foreve...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reauthorize N.S.A.’s Deactivated Call Records Program The White House is seeking reauthorization of a law that lets the N.S.A. gain access to logs of Americans’ phone and text records — while acknowledging that the program has been indefinitely halted....
13:00, 2019-08-16

Check out exclusive new photos from fall's most must-see movies From evil clowns to Brad Pitt in space to J.Lo's stripper crew, here's our exclusive peek at the fall movies you'll want to mark on your calendar.        ...
13:00, 2019-08-16

New engine raises Dacia Duster prices by £1000 New three-cylinder petrol unit brings improved fuel economy and torque but pushes entry price to £10,995 Dacia has raised the pricing of its Duster SUV following the addition of a new entry-level petrol engine.  The new engine is available on Dusters equipped with Access, Essential and Comfort trim...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Inside Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon's "Perfect" Italian Honeymoon Just married! Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon have kicked off their honeymoon in Italy following their wedding over the weekend. The Bachelor Nation couple, who tied the knot in Rhode......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody's The O.C. Reunion Is the Closest Thing Fans Will Ever Get to a Revival Seth and Summer forever! At least until they have to catch their flights! Rachel Bilson and Adam Brody had a little The O.C. reunion at the airport, and that's likely the only O.C.......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Indians Score Early and Often in Shellacking of Yankees A seven-run first inning set the tone in a game in which the Yankees’ only real highlight was Mike Ford, a position player, pitching a 1-2-3 ninth inning....
13:34, 2019-08-16

"Happy That PM Supporting Our Policies": Shiv Sena On Population Control A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch for smaller families to combat population explosion, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday welcomed his remarks saying that late Bal Thackeray always......
13:34, 2019-08-16

Unnao Rape Accused Kuldeep Sengar Seen In Independence Day Poster With PM A poster featuring Unnao rape accused Kuldeep Sengar alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi was released in a local daily to commemorate Independence Day and Raksha Bandhan...
13:34, 2019-08-16

Trinamool Minister Partha Chatterjee Summoned By CBI In Saradha Scam Trinamool Congress minister Partha Chatterjee has been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with its probe into the Rs 10,000 crore Saradha chit fund, sources said....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Wall Of Azam Khan's Luxury UP Resort Demolished Over Illegal Construction The Rampur district administration on Friday demolished the boundary wall of Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's luxury resort 'Humsafar, after serving him a notice for grabbing the land....
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

North Korea rejects South's 'foolish' vow for unity talks Pyongyang has rejected South Korea's hopes for dialogue, saying inter-Korea talks are off the table. North Korea launched two missiles into the sea in protest of joint US-South Korea military drills....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Turkish government clamps down on liberal imams Liberal imams in Turkey can find themselves arbitrarily fired if they don't toe the line set by the state religious affairs office. The vague charges against them leave those accused with little recourse....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal about her....
13:34, 2019-08-16