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Human impact on oceans doubled during last decade

The impact of humans on the world's oceans has doubled during the last ten years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara....

Human impact on oceans doubled during last decade

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Record heatwave 'made much more likely' by human impact on climate Scientists say July at least equalled and may have beaten hottest month on recordThe record-breaking heatwave that roasted Europe last month was a one-in-a-thousand-year event made up to 100 times more likely by human-driven climate change, scientists have calculated.Around the globe, July at least ...
17:34, 2019-08-02

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; human rights concerns over a mass terrorism trial in B...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Glacial melt rates in the Himalayas have more than doubled since 2000 Global warming is shrinking the glaciers in the Himalayas. According to a new survey, glaciers in the region have lost roughly a vertical foot and half of ice....
03:34, 2019-06-20

Ransomware, “wiper” malware attacks have more than doubled, IBM team says Enlarge / RYAZAN, RUSSIA - JUNE 28, 2017: The silhouette of a young man against a red background with a projected message related to the Petya ransomware; on 27 June 2017 a variant of the Petya ransomware virus hit computers of companies in Russia, Ukraine, and other countries in a cyber attack. Ale...
21:17, 2019-08-05

Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for waterThe melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scientists have revealed. The accelerating losses indic...
21:00, 2019-06-19

President Trump Doubled Down on ‘Why Don’t They Go Back’ Remarks: Read the Transcript President Donald Trump defended his attacks on four freshman Democrats at a White House event on manufacturing Monday, arguing that it was not racist to tweet that they should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Over the weekend, Trum...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Spy satellite images reveal Himalaya glacier ice losses have doubled The speed at which glaciers in the Himalayas are losing ice has doubled since the turn of the century, an analysis of declassified spy film has revealed...
23:34, 2019-06-19

U.S. doubled number of asylum seekers sent to Mexico daily: official Luis Carlos Cano, a spokesman for Mexico's national immigration agency in Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, said starting Thursday some 200 asylum seekers per day were being sent back, up from 100 previously....
04:34, 2019-06-15

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
01:00, 2019-06-06

Himalayan glacier melt has doubled over the past 40 years, satellites show Glaciers in the Himalayas are melting at double the pace, according to researchers who have used Cold War spy satellite images to compare the conditions back then to now. Scientists compared old photographs of glaciers taken during a US spy program with recent spacecraft observations and found that ...
18:51, 2019-06-20

UK climate agency officials doubled air travel over previous year, report says Members of the United Kingdom agency tasked with addressing climate change issues took nearly twice as many flights in the most recent fiscal year as they did during the previous one, according to a recent report....
17:34, 2019-08-17

WA audit finds pathology IT replacement two years late and doubled in budget Once complete, WA's pathology information system replacement project will cost around AU$24 million more than expected and be delivered two years late....
11:17, 2019-06-19

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s u...
02:51, 2019-06-17

Glaciers, goodbye? Himalayan ice melt has doubled in recent years, old spy images confirm Picture 3 million swimming pools full of water. That's how much ice melts from glaciers in the Himalayas each year, and climate change is the primary cause.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Southwest Airlines Publicly Tweeted a Passenger's Personal Flight Number—and Then Doubled Down When it comes to getting a customer service issue resolved as quickly as possible, publicly tweeting at a company can be quite effective. You’d certainly hope, however, that the company wouldn’t respond by publicly sharing your sensitive data—as Southwest Airlines recently did on Twitter.Read more.....
07:51, 2019-08-10

The oceans absorbed extra CO₂ in the 2000s Enlarge / Plankton swirls in the Gulf of Aden between Yemen and Somalia. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Tracking climate change means (among other things) tracking annual changes in global greenhouse gas emissions and the corresponding increases in the atmospheric CO2 concentration. This can get...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Drug bust reveals New York home doubled as illicit day care center: report Authorities in New York conducting a drug bust at a Rockland County home Tuesday were shocked after six children were reportedly discovered inside the residence at the time of the bust....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Skyrim Mod Makes The Oceans Worth Visiting The first thing I thought when I saw this mod was “oh yeah, right, Skyrim has oceans!” The second was “and now I might actually go swimming in them”....
04:17, 2019-07-01

Warming oceans may kill 17% of all sea life by end of century WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit that the world’s oceans warm, the total mass of sea animals is pr...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Cobalt for 500,000 electric cars could be harvested from the oceans Enough cobalt for hundreds of thousands of electric car batteries could be collected by dangling plastic balls from disused oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico...
16:01, 2019-05-21

This monster penguin was as big as humans. And it once swam the oceans, scientists say Scientists in New Zealand found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of an adult human and swam the oceans.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the sea....
00:00, 2019-06-28

Deep-sea mining to turn oceans into ‘new industrial frontier’ Greenpeace report reveals 29 floor-exploration licences have been granted worldwideThe world’s oceans are facing a “new industrial frontier” from a fledgling deep-sea mining industry as companies line up to extract metals and minerals from some of the most important ecosystems on the planet, a repor...
10:51, 2019-07-03

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionFirst released: 03/05/2019Contrary to pop...
13:17, 2019-08-10

World Oceans Day: Beach cleanups held worldwide With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final episode he looks at solutions and discovers an unlikely role for sound artists such as himselfAs wildlif...
14:38, 2019-05-21

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
08:17, 2019-06-08

Two planets orbiting a nearby star could have oceans and maybe life Teegarden’s star, 12.5 light years away, is orbited by two planets, and even if they have very thin atmospheres they may be able to maintain liquid oceans...
09:34, 2019-08-04

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
15:51, 2019-05-24

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codContrary to popular belief, or the writings of Jacques Cousteau, life under the ocean surface is not a s...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Scientists say monster penguin once swam New Zealand oceans New Zealand scientists say they’ve found fossilized bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of a human and swam the oceans some 60 million years ago...
15:00, 2019-08-14

Cosmic Oceans: The Primordial Waters of Ancient Creation Myths Almost without exception, mythological and folkloric traditions around the ancient world were concerned with the matter of deep time and the earth’s creation.  ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Ottawa announces $13M for Canada’s coastal habitats on World Oceans Day A $5 million investment to assess the impacts of shipping traffic and climate change in the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, B.C. was also announced....
00:17, 2019-06-09

Algae-killing virus stimulates nutrient recylcing in the oceans Nutrient recycling is essential for ecological health and marine biodiversity. New research suggests viruses help promote the turnover of vital nutrients....
23:00, 2019-07-18

Carnival Will Pay a $20 Million Fine for Polluting the Oceans With Its Cruise Ships (MIAMI) — Carnival Corp. has reached a tentative settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay $20 million in fines for some of its ships continuing to pollute the oceans despite promising years ago to stop. The world’s largest cruise li...
01:17, 2019-06-04

Plant-based fish could be the next Impossible Foods win, and save the oceans Impossible Foods recently announced it is working on a plant-based fish as part of the mission to create replacements for all animal-based foods by 2035....
02:00, 2019-08-07

Seawalls to protect US against rising oceans could cost $416bn by 2040 Seawalls could cost as much as the initial investment in the interstate highway system, with Florida facing $76bn, report findsDefending against rising seas could cost US communities $416bn in the next 20 years, according to a new report.Spending on seawalls alone could total almost as much as the i...
08:34, 2019-06-20

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery. (WMT) Rachel Askinasi/Business Insider Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores, Walmart Supercenters, and Walmart Neighborhood Markets. While the Discount Store store mod...
13:34, 2019-06-16

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces indifference to victims of Syrian airstrikes; World Food Programme doubles supplies to those affected by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, and WHO urges more...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Matt Gaetz: Mueller hearing will reveal 'oceans of bias,' but no collusion Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming hearing on Capitol Hill will reveal multiple instances of bias but no collusion between President Trump and Russia, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
06:17, 2019-07-02

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than scientists realized....
19:00, 2019-07-05

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nations which are party to the UN Convention on the L...
01:17, 2019-06-18

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
04:17, 2019-08-01

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanc...
17:34, 2019-06-08

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade, banking on more efficient ways to produce steel, one of its trademark products....
16:00, 2019-07-02

After a decade of expanding economy, are you better off? The economic expansion now is a decade old, but are your finances looking just as good? Here are some ways to check.       ...
13:00, 2019-07-20

A decade after the big one, what kind of recession will we have next? It’s been more than a decade since the last downturn. This is what happens during one, and why the next one won’t be like the Great Recession at all.       ...
13:51, 2019-08-20

Disney has 60 movies in the works for the next decade — here they all are Lucasfilm Walt Disney Studios has released a list of scheduled movies through 2027. In addition to "Star Wars" movies and Marvel projects, Disney now has films from Fox. Disney acquired Fox film studios (20th Century Fox, Fox Searchlight Pictures, and Blue Sky Studios) in 2019. Walt Disney Stud...
01:17, 2019-06-20

BMW just had its weakest earnings in a decade. Now the CEO is stepping down BMW CEO Harald Krueger is stepping down in the wake of the luxury automaker's weakest earnings performance in a decade.       ...
15:34, 2019-07-05

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers $10.2 billion over the next decade. The cash goes toward first responders and their families, along with neighborhood victims, who were sickened from ...
02:00, 2019-07-12

The new Mini Electric has been a decade in the making Mini's first trials of a battery-powered model showed promise, and the new car shows how far things have come It’s nearly a decade since the field trials of the Mini E prototype in the UK. Loaned to selected members of the public (as well as in other countries including the US and Germany), it was ...
18:51, 2019-07-09

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
03:34, 2019-06-01

Europe’s unemployment lowest in more than a decade FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The unemployment rate in the 19 European Union countries that use the euro fell to its lowest in more than a decade in May as domestic demand and low interest rates help keep the recovery going. Official figures Monday showed the jobless rate declined to 7.5 percent from 7....
14:00, 2019-07-01

10 things visitors can do in Dubai that they couldn't a decade ago Dubai has seen a lot of changes over the last decade -- to culture and custom as well as skylines and shorelines. We looks at some of the new possibilities for foreigners....
21:34, 2019-07-22

How Frank Ocean Quietly Ruled the Decade The boundary-breaking singer-songwriter avoids social media, weaves R&B with other kinds of music and has become a sensation despite flouting music-industry conventions....
22:34, 2019-08-05

Federal Deficits to Grow More Than Expected in Next Decade, CBO Says Federal deficits are projected to grow much more than expected over the next decade thanks to the two-year budget agreement struck last month, the Congressional Budget Office said....
19:00, 2019-08-21

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasingly likely to cut interest rates for the first time in over a decade, the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, hinted on Wednesday.“Many” Fed offici...
16:00, 2019-07-10

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Paris bookends remarkable decade for Barty Ashleigh Barty hated her first trip to Paris but 10 years later, after one of the more remarkable tennis journeys, she woke up in the French capital on Sunday as queen of Roland Garros....
18:34, 2019-06-09

India will build its own space station in the next decade Yesterday, Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) announced its ambitious plan to put up a space station in the next decade. The space agency’s chief, K. Sivan, said the idea is to build the space station in the next seven years, and launch it by 2030. Sivan mentioned that India doesn’t plan ...
09:34, 2019-06-14

They Didn’t Speak for Nearly a Decade. Then They Made a Show About It. After starring together in “The Last Five Years” and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott had a “fracture” in their relationship. How do you set that to music?...
21:34, 2019-07-08

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
12:34, 2019-07-18

Netflix Reports First Drop in U.S. Users in Nearly a Decade Netflix ended the second quarter with fewer subscribers than expected, an underwhelming performance that comes as a slew of rivals are about to enter the field of streaming services....
08:51, 2019-07-18

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Wilkin Castillo's First MLB Hit In Over A Decade Was A Go-Ahead RBI Double For the first time in over 10 years, 35-year-old Wilkin Castillo got a hit in the majors, and it was a pretty sweet one at that. In the top of seventh with two outs against the Phillies, Castillo smoked an RBI double into right field that sent two runners home and gave the Marlins a lead they wouldn...
18:51, 2019-06-23

Woods wins Masters to end decade in the wilderness "Tiger Woods completed one of sport\u0027s great all-time comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket at Augusta National Golf Club."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Firmware security has barely improved over last decade A new survey of over 6,000 firmware images has found no improvement in firmware security over the last 15 years as well as lax security standards for the software running connected devices from Linksys, NETGEAR and other major hardware vendors.The survey was carried out by chief scientist at the Cyb...
07:00, 2019-08-17

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade Pressure from business groups — and the triumph of Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky over his junior partner, Rand Paul — spurred lawmakers to approve updates to the international treaties....
01:17, 2019-07-18

The Best Man capped off one decade of black rom-coms and inspired another From the late ’90s to the mid 2010s, Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs starred in five major romantic comedies, two of them opposite one another. Yet when people rattle off lists of the genre’s biggest stars, their names seldom appear alongside rom-com players like Kate Hudson and Hugh Grant. That’s parti...
17:51, 2019-07-19

Relax, experts say it's at least a decade before you can buy a self-driving vehicle Experts in the auto and tech industries say the challenges of perfecting self-driving vehicles will keep autonomous vehicles from taking off anytime soon, according to a J.D. Power survey....
18:17, 2019-07-31

NYC business outlook tumbles to decade-low in June: ISM-NY The six-month business outlook among New York City's purchasing managers dropped to the lowest level in a decade in June, signaling a further deterioration in future business activity in the area, a report released on Tuesday showed....
22:17, 2019-07-02

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Australian Senate passes $110 billion tax cuts over decade Australia’s Parliament has narrowly delivered the reelected government’s promise to provide 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in personal income tax cuts over a decade to boost a flagging economy...
14:17, 2019-07-04

Apple re-released its decade-old iOS 'Texas Hold'em' game The App Store opened for business 11 years ago this week and to mark the anniversary of its app marketplace, Apple is reviving its old iOS poker game. The redesigned Texas Hold 'em app has a new lease on life with more characters, sharper graphics an......
22:51, 2019-07-08

Univision, Privately Owned for More Than a Decade, Explores Sale Univision Communications is exploring strategic options including a possible sale, a process that could culminate in a long-sought deal for the Spanish-language broadcaster’s private-equity owners....
01:34, 2019-07-04

The SLS rocket may have curbed development of on-orbit refueling for a decade Enlarge / The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s liquid oxygen tank structural test article was manufactured and stacked in June 2019 at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. (credit: NASA) Nearly a decade ago, when Congress directed NASA to build a large rocket based upon space shuttl...
17:51, 2019-08-01

Name Airports After Top Taxpayers In A Decade, Economic Survey Suggests The Economic Survey 2019, a comprehensive report presented to parliament a day before the budget, outlined a number of steps to encourage people to pay taxes. Outlining a blueprint to reach Prime......
14:34, 2019-07-04

Verizon avoided a decade’s worth of taxes—a new law could make it pay up Enlarge / A Verizon logo at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. (credit: Getty Images | David Ramos) Verizon has avoided paying local taxes on telecom equipment in many New Jersey municipalities over the past decade, but a proposed state law would force the co...
07:34, 2019-06-05

"Blessed" Leander Paes Closing In On 4th Decade As Pro And 1,000 Racquets Leander Paes continued to defy his years on Friday, two weeks before his 46th birthday, winning his opening doubles match alongside in-form Frenchman Benoit Paire as he goes in search of fifth French......
09:01, 2019-06-01

Postal Service Reports First Drop in Packages in Nearly a Decade The U.S. Postal Service delivered fewer packages in the latest quarter for the first time in nine years, as Amazon.com, United Parcel Service and FedEx increasingly deliver orders themselves....
15:34, 2019-08-10

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade US central bank signals growth is slowing in the world’s largest economyThe US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade in an indication that the world’s largest economy is running out of steam.The US central bank cut its key benchmark interest rate by a quarte...
20:51, 2019-07-31

Century-old Brooklyn firehouse finds buyer after a decade A charming 1920s firehouse that formerly housed Oscar-winning director Spike Lee’s production company has finally found a buyer after being on and off the market for the past 10 years. The 25-foot-wide home, at 124 DeKalb Avenue in Fort Greene, was last asking $4.9 million and was once listed for as...
13:17, 2019-08-08

Global restrictions on religion increased over decade, Pew report Restrictions on religion are on the rise, not just under authoritarian regimes but also in European democracies, according to the US Pew center. It found Christians are harassed in 143 countries, and Muslims in 140....
07:34, 2019-07-16

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a ``Hispanic invasion'' was charged in a shooting that left 22 people dead....
05:51, 2019-08-08

Factbox: U.S. arms sales to Taiwan in past decade The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion worth of tanks and other weapons to Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters, prompting anger from China....
13:34, 2019-06-06

2018 was third-deadliest of the decade on American roads, NHTSA says The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimated Monday that 36,750 people were killed in the U.S. in traffic crashes in 2018.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

How your business can reach digital success in the next decade: 5 tips Past business decisions can act as guidance for the future. Here are five ways companies can use past experiences as lessons for the new digital age....
17:00, 2019-08-06

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never throw away. On its hard drive is a Minecraft save f...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Oil edges up despite IEA report showing demand growth at decade low Oil prices inched higher on Friday supported by expectations of more OPEC production cuts despite the International Energy Agency (IEA) reporting demand growth at its lowest level since the financial crisis of 2008....
13:17, 2019-08-09

Ken Lerer steps down as BuzzFeed’s chairman after decade in role News website BuzzFeed’s Ken Lerer is stepping down as chairman after a decade in the role, the company said Tuesday. Lerer, along with founder Jonah Peretti, has driven the viral news website’s expansion into a globally recognized media name over the past decade with its mix of serious news reportin...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governments can't seem to figure it out?...
22:51, 2019-06-27

Trump seeking help from Pakistan to end nearly 2 decade long war in Afghanistan President Trump said he hoped Pakistan would use its influence with the Taliban to advance a peace deal and help end the nearly two-decade old U.S. war....
02:34, 2019-07-23

Trophy apartment on the market over a decade finally sells after $20M in discounts A striking-looking co-op at the Police Building in downtown Manhattan — a former gymnasium that got a 1988 redesign by architect Charles Gwathmey — has finally sold after 11 years on and off the market and nearly $20 million in discounts. The transaction quietly hit city records on July ...
00:17, 2019-07-18

Panna Reserve Sees Tiger Population Grow To 50 From Zero In A Decade Panna, a Madhya Pradesh district world famous for its diamond mines, has scripted a remarkable turnaround in tiger population, taking the number of big cats in its reserve to over 50 from zero a......
01:51, 2019-08-03

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for the first time in a decade The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump’s trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. The central bank cut its benchmark rate — which affects ...
00:01, 2019-08-01

Commodity Bear Market: Lost Decade or Found Opportunity? When’s the last time you looked at a chart and forecast that correctly anticipated a seven-year trend? See a case-in-point for yourself, in this Chart of the Day....
17:34, 2019-05-21

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its investment bank....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of weeks....
06:51, 2019-07-21

Millions of ‘painted lady’ butterflies give UK once-a-decade makeover British skies are bathing in beauty. Residents of the UK and Ireland have been noticing a massive uptick in the amount of painted ladies hovering around lately — and not the kind one used to find in Times Square. An influx of the “painted lady” — or Vanessa cardui — butterfly species has...
00:17, 2019-08-06

China locks down Xinjiang a decade after deadly ethnic riots A decade after deadly riots tore through northwestern China where Muslim Uighurs live, the region of Xinjiang is blanketed by police surveillance and checkpoints...
04:00, 2019-07-06

US Federal Reserve lowers interest rate for first time in over a decade The US central bank cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy. The move comes amid economic uncertainties amid President Donald Trump's trade wars and Brexit....
04:51, 2019-08-01

Tesla's chart looks like Netflix did a decade ago—and it could see a similarly huge recovery Tesla's stock resembles Netflix in 2011 before its epic rally, says Eddie Yoon, founder of EddieWouldGrow and author of the book "Superconsumers."...
21:17, 2019-06-12

Trade worries sink stocks as yuan slides to a decade low Stock markets around the world fell hard on Monday on fears that China's willingness to let the yuan slide in response to the latest U.S. tariff threat could further aggravate trade-related tensions between the world's two largest economies....
03:34, 2019-08-06

Immigrants' Kids Were Left Scared and Alone After Largest ICE Raid in a Decade U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested nearly 700 workers in a raid on seven chicken processing plants in Morton, MS, on Wednesday, leaving behind devastated children without parents to pick them up from school, let them into their homes, or feed them....
02:34, 2019-08-09

Storing sperm in a freezer for a decade hardly affects birth rates Many countries impose time limits on storing frozen sperm, but a sperm bank study has found this may not be necessary as it has little effect on birth rates...
18:34, 2019-06-27

British Airways to resume Pakistan flights next week after a decade British Airways will resume flights to Pakistan next week a decade after it suspended operations following a major hotel bombing, becoming the first Western airline to restart flights to the South Asian country....
17:17, 2019-05-24

I’ve Reported on Modi for Over a Decade. His Hindu Nationalist Ideas Will Be Even More Dangerous Now When the results started trickling in on Thursday showing Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist BJP government were set for a landslide victory after a divisive and polarizing campaign, I was not shocked. As a journalist, I have covered Modi’s career since his days as t...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Greenpeace International.In 2010, members of the Con...
09:17, 2019-06-11

Woman accused of drowning son, 12, more than decade after first attempt to kill him as baby A woman, who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago, has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy by drowning him in California, authorities have said....
15:51, 2019-07-02

Effects of smoking on the heart, blood vessels take at least a decade to fade New research shows that people who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, for at least a decade after quitting, have a higher risk for cardiovascular disease than those who never smoked....
09:17, 2019-08-21

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

After Blues’ triumph, Raptors could become latest team with title breakthrough this decade Since 2010, eight fan bases across the four major sports leagues have enjoyed their teams' first championships, and some other squads have also ended epic droughts....
14:17, 2019-06-13

Musicians lament reported loss of recordings in decade-old Universal fire Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008....
03:34, 2019-06-13

What’s happening in Hong Kong? Scenes from the biggest protests in half a decade. Clashes in Hong Kong turn violent as protesters challenge a new extradition bill that would effectively apply China’s justice system to the people of Hong Kong...
00:00, 2019-06-13

Global Stocks Sink On Trade War Fears As Yuan Slumps To Decade Low China on Monday let the yuan tumble beyond the key 7-per-dollar level for the first time in more than a decade, in a sign Beijing might be willing to tolerate further currency weakness in the face of......
13:51, 2019-08-06

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose by the fastest rate in almost a decade in 2018 after surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra demand for fossil fuels.BP’s annual global energy ...
16:17, 2019-06-11

A Writer Followed 3 Women’s Sex Lives for Nearly a Decade. The Result Is a Compelling Portrait of Desire “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself/ Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song wasn’t just a song; it was an artist’s sl...
01:17, 2019-06-28

Netanyahu's decade-long rule in doubt as coalition talks falter Israeli PM has until midnight to form government but no breakthrough in sightBenjamin Netanyahu has until midnight to form a new ruling coalition or face the possible end of his decade of leadership of Israel.As the hours ticked by, there was no sign of a breakthrough in talks with the far-right for...
18:34, 2019-05-29

United Nations predicts global food prices will drop over next decade Global prices for many agricultural products are expected to fall over the next decade, even as a growing population rapidly increases demand for food, the United Nations predicts....
15:17, 2019-07-10

Rapper Meek Mill seeks new trial to end decade-long probation Lawyers for Meek Mill on Tuesday asked a Pennsylvania appeals court to overturn a 2008 drugs and gun conviction that has kept the rapper on probation for a decade and made him a celebrity advocate for U.S. criminal justice reform....
09:51, 2019-07-17

Global drone market estimated to reach $14 billion over next decade: study The worldwide non-military drone market, dominated by manufacturers in China, will triple in size to $14.3 billion in sales over the next decade, a study released on Wednesday said, even as U.S. officials warn of national security risks....
01:34, 2019-07-18

Man gets 10 years in prison for sexually abusing family member for half a decade TUCSON – A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Aug. 12 after he was convicted for sexually abusing a family member for half a decade. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Chris M. Dibler was arrested by Tucson Police Department for allegedly sexually abusing a young family mem...
02:00, 2019-08-20

After a decade of discourse, (500) Days Of Summer is basically the Fight Club of rom-coms The most memorable sequence of (500) Days Of Summer plays out in split screen, with one side capturing the romanticized expectations of how a party will go and the other side depicting the disappointing reality. It’s an aching gut punch of a scene that uses the language of cinema to encapsulate a fe...
18:34, 2019-08-16

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
16:51, 2019-05-21

LeBron James, Michael Jordan included in 'NBA2K' All-Decade teams LeBron James, Kevin Durant and NBA legends -- including Michael Jordan -- are part of the four All-Decade teams announced by video game franchise "NBA2K."...
23:17, 2019-08-14

Forget Game of Thrones. Orange Is the New Black Is the Most Important TV Show of the Decade “Prison is just not as romantic as all those ’70s exploitation movies made it out to be,” Nicky Nichols, an inmate played by Natasha Lyonne, says to Alex Vause (Laura Prepon) in the emotional seventh and final season of Orange Is the New Black. “I want my money back.” T...
15:34, 2019-07-23

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save waterSydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time in a decade as dam level...
12:34, 2019-05-28

Reliance shares see biggest intraday gain in a decade; rivals hit by disruption fears Reliance Industries shares saw their biggest intraday rise in more than a decade on Tuesday, after the company set a target to reach zero net debt in 18 months and vowed to reward shareholders with higher dividends and periodic bonus issues....
14:17, 2019-08-13

10 Cars That Paved The Way For Jaguar Land Rover's Decade Long Journey In India Jaguar Land Rover is celebrating its 10 year in the Indian market, and here we list down ten JLR cars that paved the road for the Tata Motors-owned British carmaker in India....
21:17, 2019-06-29

A ‘Sorceress’ in Brazil, a ‘Wink’ in India: Walmart Pleads Guilty to a Decade of Bribes A settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials around the globe, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
01:00, 2019-06-21

The Jonas Brothers Set to Receive Decade Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards Months after reuniting as a band, the Jonas Brothers are being honored with a major milestone award. At the 2019 Teen Choice Awards in August, Nick Jonas, Joe Jonas and Kevin Jonas are......
06:34, 2019-07-18

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell's news conference live following the first rate cut in a decade Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was set to meet with media members Wednesday following the two-day conclusion of the central bank's policy meeting....
20:51, 2019-07-31

Coast Guard Academy experiences rise in sexual assault, highest rate in a decade Nearly half of female cadets at the academy said they were sexually harassed, while one in eight women experienced unwanted sexual contact.        ...
07:34, 2019-07-04

Automakers trim production as market weakens – but hope to avoid wholesale cuts of a decade ago Industry officials, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra, say they learned critical lessons during the last recession and hope to be more proactive this time around....
05:00, 2019-08-11

The Decade-Long Ballad of Justin Bobby and Audrina Patridge: Real Deal or The Hills Showmance? "Truth and time tells all." Over 10 years later, we're still trying to figure out what truth and time are trying to tell us when it comes to Justin Bobby Brescia and Audrina......
05:34, 2019-08-13

Jeffrey Epstein jail logs: Accused predator met with Alan Dershowitz, Bill Clinton pal a decade ago Wealthy financier and accused child sex predator Jeffrey Epstein had a laundry list of friends visit him while he was in jail in 2008 and 2009, including Alan Dershowitz, a Clinton financier and Epstein's alleged co-conspirators....
01:17, 2019-07-13

The Impact of TV Ads on Stock Trading New research suggests that commercials can spark investor curiosity, leading to a slight boost in trading activity in the advertiser’s stock the next day....
09:17, 2019-07-09

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
01:51, 2019-06-06

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
01:17, 2019-07-07

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state and killed in 2011. Oil output has surged in 2019, but continuing battles are a reminder that reliabl...
20:00, 2019-07-05

How trade war will impact tourism industry CNBC's Seema Mody reports on what hospitality CEOs are saying in response to new tariffs on Chinese goods and potential tariffs on Mexican imports....
22:51, 2019-06-03

What’s the single typo that’s had the most impact on your life? From accidental clicks to mistaken keystrokes, we would like to hear how you have suffered or benefited from a typoUsing our thumbs at speed to send messages, make calls and browse online, more often than not we make mistakes. We have all been there: from sending a compromised message to the wrong p...
13:17, 2019-06-11

Developing approaches: 8 industries AI could impact next Artificial intelligence technologies are spreading at a rapid pace into a variety of businesses and job types. What will come of the tech, and which industries will be heaviest impacted, however, remains unclear. When we look at where AI will be in the next year, five years or decade, who will feel ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

5 ways sleep can impact your skin Getty/RF Sleep (or a lack of it) can greatly impact your skin. For starters, sleeping helps the body repair itself from damage and recover from inflammation. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults rest for seven to nine hours each night and if you don't get enough sleep, your skin can...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Gut bacteria: The surprising impact of viruses The role of gut bacteria in health and disease is complex. A new study examines the impact of bacteriophages, which are viruses that attack bacteria....
20:00, 2019-06-14

Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’ The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali SmithGreta Thunberg. This time last year she was unimaginable. Then, pretty much from nowhere, there she was: small and slight, a girl just turned 16, the way-too-young odd person out on a...
17:51, 2019-07-21

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact and History For years, repealing the amendment was not part of the political conversation at all. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
11:34, 2019-06-07

Severe thunderstorms, flooding to impact the U.S. Midwest Portions of the midwestern United States are expected to deal with rounds of thunderstorms, which may pose a threat for flooding, damaging winds, hail and even a tornado or two Monday into Monday night....
00:00, 2019-08-12

'Green wave' has little impact on EU top jobs' carve-up Despite an unprecedented surge in the recent European Parliament elections, the Greens were overlooked for the legislature's presidency and indeed for any of the bloc's other top jobs....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Distilling the Jim Beam fire: What we know about the cause, river impact and more A fire has been burning at Jim Beam Bourbon warehouse. Here's what to know about its impact on the Kentucky River, wildlife and more.       ...
19:01, 2019-07-05

Russia's MTS weighs possible impact from U.S. move against Huawei Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS is evaluating the possible impact of U.S. sanctions against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Chief Executive Officer Alexei Kornya said on Thursday....
14:51, 2019-05-23

Jets’ odd war with Quinnen Williams may have major impact The Jets remain engaged in a contract standoff with first-round draft pick Quinnen Williams, who as a result may miss the beginning of training camp. The sides, according to sources, are haggling over the schedule for payment of Williams’ signing bonus, which is about $21.7 million. Williams would l...
01:00, 2019-07-24

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blamed Iran for the action and the oil price has risen ...
00:51, 2019-06-14

New U.S. sanctions have no impact on Russia rating - S&P Global New U.S. sanctions on Russian U.S. dollar-denominated sovereign debt will have no immediate impact on Russia's investment grade credit rating, agency S&P Global said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-08-06

Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 could impact the Fed's next move, economist says The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping at next week's G-20 summit could influence the Fed's next meeting, says the chief economist and head of research for Asia Pacific at ING, Rob Carnell....
09:34, 2019-06-20

How climate’s impact on land threatens civilisation – and how to fix it Revolutionising the way we use land could cut emissions, provide sustainable food and reduce povertyClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCHealthy land provides the food, timber and fresh water essential to humanity’s survival, but a UN report says the climate crisis is...
11:17, 2019-08-08

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
08:17, 2019-07-15

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
14:51, 2019-06-13

How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware During the 1980s and 90s, Nintendo made its game consoles in Japan. Now, they are made in China and could get more expensive for American consumers....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Sainz: Simulators will reduce impact of F1 testing cut McLaren driver Carlos Sainz Jr believes simulators are now advanced enough to mitigate the impact of any testing cuts as Formula 1 moves towards a record 22-race calendar for 2020...
15:17, 2019-08-21

New Tariffs Will Have Bigger Impact on Women's Clothing Than Men's The Trump administration’s next round of tariffs on Chinese imports will for the first time target an array of apparel, and the brunt of that will fall on clothing for women and girls....
15:51, 2019-08-13

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-election fund-raising....
22:00, 2019-05-25

Huawei CEO says underestimated impact of U.S. ban, sees revenue dip Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said the impact of a U.S. ban on the Chinese company was more severe than expected and warned that revenue would dip to around $100 billion this year and the next....
12:51, 2019-06-17

History Will Remember the Trade War's Economic Impact, Not the Fed's Economists see recessions as complex phenomena with multiple causes. Historians and the public prefer simple narratives. So while a recession remains more risk than reality, the fight over the narrative is well under way....
19:00, 2019-08-21

LeBron James may not be in NBA Finals, but he is making an impact LeBron James is not playing in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010, and it's noticeable to players and in overall viewership.        ...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Huawei: US controls have 'no impact,' talking to Google The founder of Huawei says U.S. restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and the company is talking with Google about the possible effect on its smartphone business....
16:17, 2019-05-21

The Younger Dryas Impact Debate - Is It Settled Yet? Asteroid Day this year, 30th June 2019, is exactly 111 years after the Tunguska impact event in Siberia, which destroyed an area of pristine forest the size of Tokyo. With blasted and burnt tree trunks leveled and stripped bare over such a vast area, it is as though a large atomic bomb had been drop...
12:00, 2019-06-30

An ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Of His Own: A Decade-Old Recording Just Leaked Of Bernie Sanders Telling Billy Bush That He Hates Sexual Intercourse Because There Are Too Many Odors The most shocking moment of the 2016 presidential election was the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape in which Donald Trump openly bragged about sexually assaulting women, and now it looks as if one of the frontrunners of the 2020 race may be facing a similar moment of his own: A decade-o...
22:51, 2019-08-13

Conservation and fashion: What is the impact of using exotic animal skins? Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?...
13:51, 2019-06-19

NHL combine’s priceless impact on the Rangers’ draft ‘mosaic’ BUFFALO — Nick Bobrov made an interesting word choice, but “mosaic” was perfectly descriptive. As Bobrov, the Rangers’ director of European scouting, watched the large group of teenagers go through numerous physical tests at the NHL Scouting Combine over the weekend, he put into perspective how week...
06:34, 2019-06-02

A year later, little impact after denying Trump aide dinner LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Tourism in a small Virginia town has suffered little in the year since The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Roanoke Times reports that Lexington’s meals and lodging tax revenues are steady...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
18:34, 2019-06-19

‘It means everything’: Morgan hopes World Cup win can have lasting impact • England captain praises Ben Stokes for heroic batting effort• ‘To come through all that is extraordinary, almost superhuman’After the most heart-stopping of all finals that saw England’s men emerge as World Cup winners for the first time, their captain, Eoin Morgan, offered his heartfelt gratitude...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Men less likely than women to cite impact of parental leave on career Campaigners say system is set up to fail mothers after Ipsos Mori survey resultsMen are significantly less likely than women to think that taking time off to look after a child has had a negative impact on their career, polling has found.According to research by Ipsos Mori shared with the Guardian, ...
19:51, 2019-08-04

The Latest: Photos show helicopter obliterated on impact NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 5 p.m. Photographs show that the helicopter that crashed into a New York City skyscraper was obliterated on impact. Pictures released by the Fire Department on Monday show piles of burned rubble on the roof of the tower. O...
23:17, 2019-06-10

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
01:17, 2019-08-21

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact as Biden Reverses His Stance For years, repealing the measure was not part of the political conversation. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
19:17, 2019-06-07

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
03:34, 2019-06-04

IoT Industry projected to have economic impact of $11 trillion by 2025 Industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture are increasing IoT device usage for a variety of purposes, according to a Particle report....
00:00, 2019-05-24

Bedbugs survived the impact event that wiped out the dinosaurs Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to eradicate. Not even the fiery asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs could rid Earth of its bedbug infestation....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Huawei Founder Believes New U.S. Order Will Have No Impact on Sales (BEIJING) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is discussing “emergency relief” from Google for possible loss of services for its smartphone business. Huawei Technologies...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Confidence in college plummets, 4-in-10 see ‘negative impact’ on nation As many freshmen flock to colleges across the country, new surveys show that Americans are losing confidence in higher education and a growing number see it having a negative impact on the nation....
01:34, 2019-08-20

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the industry and what he's watching in the eco...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Increased power needs for Wi-Fi 6 / 802.11ax: How does this impact PoE access points? Power over Ethernet (PoE) is limited to 30W, but higher power is required for high-performance Wi-Fi 6 access points. Can businesses with existing cabling upgrade without running new cables?...
01:17, 2019-07-13

Drop Leg Bags Are the Perfect Low-Impact Carrying Packs I wish there were a better name for “drop leg bags,” the messenger bags that you strap to your thigh. Thigh tote? Shank sack? Leggage? Whatever you call them, these packs you strap to your waist are the perfect, most stylish blend of messenger bag and purse....
04:34, 2019-06-11

My boyfriend has severe anxiety and I worry about its impact if we have a family My partner’s panic attacks already curtail what we do together. I’m in my 30s and want children, but am concerned what life could be likeMy boyfriend and I are at a crossroads. He has had severe anxiety for more than 20 years, although he has sought help and is open to more. He will only go somewher...
06:00, 2019-06-01

Cruel state: the impact of austerity on disabled people Guardian columnist Frances Ryan, who is disabled, has written about inequality and disability rights for decades. She discusses the impact that austerity has had on those most in need. And: Helen Davidson on the Hong Kong protestsIn 1995, the Disability Discrimination Act was passed, making it unlaw...
08:51, 2019-06-11

What impact will IoT edge computing have on the data center market? As the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown with more businesses deploying IoT devices, so to as the amount of data these devices create. This data is then sent back to data centers where it can be analyzed and used by organizations. However, what if this data could be analyzed in real-time at the edg...
13:51, 2019-06-05

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
04:51, 2019-07-02

'Sign in with Apple' may not really impact customer data tracking after all Apple's automated disposable email service isn't a new encumbrance to tracking customers, according to Arm Treasure Data's co-founder and CTO Kazuki Ota....
16:17, 2019-07-11

EU wary on budget impact of Greece’s new benefits, tax cuts ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The European Commission has voiced concern at the impact new benefits and sales tax cuts will have on Greece’s austerity commitments. Athens has promised bailout creditors high budget surpluses for years to come, so it can continue servicing its debts. But the commission ...
22:17, 2019-06-05

If tariffs don't stop, they'll impact housing demand: Clayton Homes CEO CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Clayton Homes CEO Kevin Clayton about Warren Buffett's big bet on housing. Clayton Homes is owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway....
17:51, 2019-05-21

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity select sectors....
19:00, 2019-06-11

Why Understanding The Financial Supply Chain Is The Key To Moving More Impact Capital Traditional markets don’t meet the needs of mission-driven businesses because they are built to fund the familiar. Impact investors can play a powerful role not only as an alternative source of financing, but in building a bridge for these businesses to ultimately reach traditional markets....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Gauff set to make Citi Open impact following Wimbledon fairytale "Coco Gauff has booked her place in the Citi Open after coming through qualifying. And she will hope to make a real impact after sealing a spot in the main draw of a tournament for just the third time."...
19:51, 2019-07-31

Ericsson warns on negative margin impact, shares fall 7% Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson posted quarterly earnings in line with forecasts but said it expected costs related to winning new contracts for its network business to hit profit margins in the second half of the year....
12:17, 2019-07-17

Grupo Mexico says expects no operational impact from Guaymas suspension Mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Tuesday that it does not expect its operations to be impacted by the partial closing of its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California....
07:17, 2019-07-24

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, of failing to reveal the full extent of their impact on the climate crisis, water s...
22:17, 2019-06-16

Sevy, Paxton injury impact & trade deadline preview James Paxton threw a bullpen session this past Tuesday and reported the next day that his right knee “felt good”. It’s been nearly two weeks since “The BIG Maple” went on the 10-day Injured List with inflammation in his right knee. Rest and a prescription of anti-inflam...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
16:34, 2019-06-16

RH Raises Outlook, Plays Down Impact From Higher China Tariffs Luxury home-furnishing retailer RH raised its forecast for sales and profit this year, a move that cheered investors worried about the impact of higher tariffs on China could have on the company....
02:17, 2019-06-13

Singapore to feel impact of China-US trade dispute if prolonged Tensions between the two economic powerhouses will lead to fragmented technology markets and, if prolonged, drag down Singapore's economy, says its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong, who urges both countries to find ways to establish mutual trust....
21:51, 2019-08-18

UPDATE 2-Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
07:00, 2019-08-21

200,000 protesters march in San Juan; cruise ship impact nears $2.5M Multiple cruise lines canceled planned stops in Puerto Rico on Monday as an estimated 200,000 people protested against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in the streets of San Juan....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still accessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
11:51, 2019-06-14

TSMC expects short-term impact from U.S. ban on China's Huawei Washington's move to ban U.S. companies from doing business with China's Huawei Technologies will have a short-term impact on Taiwan's TSMC, its chairman said on Wednesday, although he was upbeat on the outlook for this year....
12:34, 2019-06-05

Everton: the little onion making a big impact for Brazil at the Copa América Everton cycled 6km to train with his youth team in Maracanaú. Now he is playing in a Copa América final at the MaracanãBy Yellow & Green Football for the Guardian Sport NetworkMillions of boys in Brazil lace up their boots every day hoping to become professional footballers, many of them wanting to ...
14:17, 2019-07-05

Meram nets pair, Atlanta United tops Impact 2-1 ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Meram scored his first two goals for Atlanta United, netting the winner in the 83rd minute, in a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Meram, who was acquired in a trade with Columbus in early May, was a step off the line when Brek Shea put a touch along the e...
05:17, 2019-06-30

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
09:34, 2019-06-29

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older women....
19:51, 2019-07-10

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
21:01, 2019-07-10

Chinese air pollution dimmed sunlight enough to impact solar panels Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Coal is seen by many as an enemy of renewable energy and the first fossil fuel in line for elimination as things like solar and wind generation have gotten cheaper. But counterattacks from coal can go even further than lobbying against pro-renewable policies...
00:51, 2019-07-11

30 photos of Princess Diana that show the lasting impact she had on our world Herman Knippertz/AP Princess Diana was a teacher before marrying Prince Charles. After divorcing Charles, Diana became a world famous advocate for different causes, like better treatment for AIDS and HIV patients. Her sons Prince William and Prince Harry remember her as a loving and "informal" moth...
03:51, 2019-06-28

Exports Help Reduce Impact Of July Sales Drop At Bajaj Bajaj Auto has come out with the sales numbers for the month of July 2019, announcing a decline of 5 per cent in total sales. Last month the Pune-based company sold a total of 3,81,530 units......
10:34, 2019-08-01

Exclusive: President Trump Says Hong Kong Protesters Are Having a ‘Big Impact’ President Donald Trump called the protesters on the streets of Hong Kong “very effective,” but declined to voice support for their specific demands of the Chinese government. “They’re obviously having a big impact,” Trump told TIME when asked what message he had for the...
01:17, 2019-06-19

Kinder Morgan says no impact to Carson oil storage facility after fire Kinder Morgan Inc said on Monday that there was no impact to its crude and petroleum products storage facility in Carson, California after a fire on its truck rack earlier in the day....
01:17, 2019-06-04

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China's yuan China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administration's decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack of G7 and IMF support for the move, former and current U.S. and G7 officials said....
15:17, 2019-08-11

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
14:00, 2019-08-12

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

NBCUniversal says abortion laws would 'strongly impact' decision on where it films Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal said if anti-abortion laws in various U.S. states are upheld, it would "strongly impact" where it produces films and television shows in the future....
02:17, 2019-05-31

US-China trade war has had limited impact on semiconductors, says industry expert Ajit Manocha, CEO at industry association Semi, told CNBC that the U.S.-China trade war has been a "very small" reason behind the slowdown seen in the semiconductor sector....
05:17, 2019-07-04

Citizens line up for Mississippi jobs but fear the impact of ICE raids The workers’ efforts to explore jobs at the meatpacking plants go against the notion that Americans have no interest in the gritty jobs often held by undocumented workers....
23:34, 2019-08-13

Brazil frosts hit coffee, sugarcane areas; production impact seen Frosts were reported in several agricultural areas in Brazil over the weekend, including coffee and sugarcane production regions, and cooperatives and companies expected some impact as they assessed the situation....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Orlando City scores 3 1st-half goals, beats Impact 3-0 MONTREAL (AP) — Nani, Tesho Akindele and Will Johnson scored in the first half in Orlando City’s 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Orlando City (5-7-3) had won only once in its previous six games. Evan Bush was beaten three times on five shots for the Impact (7-7-3). Afte...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Meteor impact may have started a 'mega-tsunami' on early Mars There appears to be stronger evidence of a possible ocean on ancient Mars. A recent study indicates that the meteor that created the 75-mile Lomonosov crater may have produced a "mega-tsunami" that left its mark on the planet. Its rim is the same h......
04:34, 2019-08-05

China securities regulator says trade war impact on markets is controllable The Sino-U.S. trade war is affecting capital markets but the impact is controllable, China's chief securities regulator said on Sunday in an interview with state-run China Central Television....
19:17, 2019-06-02

LabCorp Expects Little Impact From Data Breach at Billing Vendor Laboratory Corp. of America has been scanning the dark web for any signs of its customers’ personal data since learning of a data breach at an outside bill-collection agency last week, but so far hasn’t found anything....
07:17, 2019-06-06

Equinox chief to members: 'I'm sorry for the impact' of Trump fundraiser 'on our community' Equinox's executive chairman Harvey Spevak issued a statement apologizing for the backlash generated by Stephen Ross' association with President Donald Trump....
18:34, 2019-08-16

Israel social impact bond to help Bedouins in maths studies Social Finance Israel (SFI) has launched a social impact bond to improve maths performance for high school students in the country's Bedouin community....
08:34, 2019-07-15

Oil prices down on dwindling storm impact, Chinese economic data Oil prices sank about 1% on Monday on signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived, while Chinese economic data dimmed the crude demand outlook....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Afghanistan: Will FIFA's investigation into sexual abuse claims have any impact? As the World Cup approaches, FIFA are investigating claims female footballers from Afghanistan were sexually abused. But with conservative attitudes so entrenched and victim-blaming rife, can it make any difference?...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Giants’ Jabrill Peppers blows chance to make immediate impact Two plays told the story of safety Jabrill Peppers’ Giants debut. On his first pass attempt of the night, Jets quarterback Sam Darnold threw short to Quincy Enunwa on the right sideline. Peppers jumped the route and was in perfect position to welcome Darnold to 2019 with an interception. Instead, he...
07:51, 2019-08-09

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted trade battle since negotiations fell apart a month ago....
23:00, 2019-06-09

Oil slides 1.1% on mixed Chinese economic data, storm impact Oil prices fell on Monday on mixed Chinese economic data and signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Don't dictate to your kids. Negotiating has more impact and gives them tools for life. Encourage your children to challenge your thinking and try to stay neutral about theirs. They'll keep sharing and learn how to negotiate with anyone.        ...
11:17, 2019-06-22

Google publishes sustainability plan for hardware, but its impact is uncertain Enlarge / Mountain View, Calif.—May 21, 2018: Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters of Google and parent company Alphabet. (credit: Getty Images | zphotos) Google says it is embarking on new plans to make its hardware greener. Anna Meegan, head of sustainability for co...
09:17, 2019-08-06

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded....
16:51, 2019-08-08

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without sacrificing financial returns. The contest could point to where the industry is headed....
01:00, 2019-05-22

'Wimbledon Prowler' to be sentenced over string of raids on rich and famous spanning more than decade One of the country's most sophisticated burglars who targeted the homes of the rich and famous for more than a decade is to be sentenced for a string of offences....
04:51, 2019-06-21

'Let them go!': Largest US immigration raids in a decade net 680 arrests A tearful 13-year-old boy stood beside his father as he waved goodbye to his mother, who worked at Koch Foods Inc., the site of an immigration sting.        ...
12:51, 2019-08-08

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
06:17, 2019-07-22

Parents talking to kids may blunt negative impact of adversity on schoolwork Children who suffer adverse experiences tend to do worse in school than kids who don't, but a U.S. study suggests parents may still help improve academic outcomes by simply talking to their kids....
02:17, 2019-07-09

Qualcomm asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling's impact Qualcomm Inc on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
10:34, 2019-07-09

Qualcomm Asks US Appeals Court to Pause Antitrust Ruling's Impact Qualcomm on Monday asked a US appeals court to pause an antitrust ruling that could drastically alter its business model while it tries to overturn the ruling....
11:17, 2019-07-09

This yellow Egyptian glass was forged by a meteorite impact 29 million years ago Visit the right patch of desert along the border of Libya and Egypt, and you could stumble on pieces of pale yellow glass, the traces of a meteorite impact that took place 29 million years ago....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financial regulation, government sources said, ahead of a G7 finance leaders' gathering where the topic will be high on the agenda....
03:17, 2019-07-13

Oil prices slip on mixed Chinese economic data, storm impact Oil prices fell on Monday on mixed Chinese economic data and signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived....
19:51, 2019-07-15

USDA Report Sees Dire Climate-Change Impact on U.S. Crops Unchecked climate change could mean that the weather conditions hurting farmers this year will become increasingly common and result in higher costs for the federal government, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report....
02:34, 2019-07-24

Apple warns that Trump’s proposed tariff would impact its contribution to the U.S. economy Over the past few weeks, Apple’s stock price has been particularly volatile in light of a proposed tariff from the Trump administration that would tax devices imported from China by as much as 25%. And seeing as how the vast majority of Apple devices and accessories are manufactured in China, ...
00:51, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Genesis Energy expects negative impact to Q3 earnings from hurricane - CEO Genesis Energy LP expects its third-quarter earnings will be negatively impacted following a longer-than-expected delay in restarting U.S. Gulf of Mexico production in the wake of Hurricane Barry, which swept through the region last month, Chief Executive Grant Sims told investors on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-08-06

Internationally Known: Essence Celebrates Its Global Impact With Serena Williams and a New Design At this point in time, Essence is an American classic, beloved by those of us who grew up with the magazine atop the coffee tables of our mothers, aunties, grandmothers, big sisters, and now, ourselves. But on the heels of the 25th annual Essence Festival, and as the magazine approaches its 50th bir...
23:51, 2019-08-06

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
19:34, 2019-07-13

Trade war would have a 'devastating' impact on the world economy, Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman says Morgan Stanley is the sixth biggest U.S. bank by assets, but it has leading businesses in Wall Street arenas like equities trading and mergers advice....
21:51, 2019-06-27

New partnership agreement with Liberia, shows ‘clear positive impact of UN peacekeeping’ A formal agreement between Liberia and the UN to supply peacekeeping personnel to serve in the UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), marks an “immensely significant” transition for the former war-torn West African nation, its UN Ambassador said in New York on Tuesday....
18:51, 2019-07-24

Do windfarms kill birds? How Australia can limit the impact on threatened species Bob Brown’s objection to a proposed windfarm draws attention to where renewable energy projects are being builtDo windfarms kill birds? Unarguably, they have and do.The damage turbines can inflict was infamously highlighted at California’s Altamont Pass, where early industry farms were built in a mi...
06:00, 2019-08-04

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays.In 2017 the prime minister decided to call what would prove to be a disastrous snap general election...
19:17, 2019-06-27

U.S. coach Ellis hails Ferguson's impact on England boss Neville It was no surprise that Phil Neville had made great strides with England's women's team since taking over as coach given his past achievements in football, United States manager Jill Ellis said ahead of the two sides' World Cup semi-final clash on Tuesday....
18:17, 2019-06-30

Renault Formula 1 drivers: Recent upgrade lacked expected impact The major upgrade package Renault recently brought to its Formula 1 car has not had the impact that was was expected, according to the team's drivers...
18:00, 2019-07-05

Fed expected to cut rates as economy feels trade war impact, despite strengthening consumer The Fed is expected to cut interest rates Wednesday, after second quarter GDP shows inflation is still sluggish and trade wars are impacting business....
01:00, 2019-08-01

How 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' bombshells will impact the Marvel Cinematic Universe going forward With the debut of "Spider-Man: Far From Home" in theaters this week, Phase III of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has come to a close, but Disney isn't done telling stories about Earth's mightiest heroes....
21:17, 2019-07-03

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia....
21:00, 2019-08-16

Goldman Sachs CEO: Tariffs for political agenda can impact markets: CNBC Goldman Sachs Chief Executive David Solomon told CNBC on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's use of tariffs as part of a political agenda can impact market activity....
23:51, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump; optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Brittney Griner: WNBA response to brawl could impact her future in league The Phoenix Mercury star, 28, has options including playing solely in Russia and for the USA Basketball national team for major international events.       ...
16:51, 2019-08-13

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle....
23:00, 2019-05-21

Wealth Matters: Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
19:51, 2019-05-21

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
13:34, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Navistar says too early to assess impact of proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexico Truck maker Navistar International Corp said on Tuesday it was too early to assess the impact on its Mexico operations from possible U.S. tariffs on the country....
19:01, 2019-06-04

Impact of trade tensions with China being felt in American schools and universities Tightening of visa restrictions had led to denials and delays for Chinese students who want to study in the U.S., and those who want to stay here after graduation....
21:34, 2019-06-13

Unesco demands answers from Peru over impact of new Machu Picchu airport Peruvian government warned it must be consulted over plans to locate airport near world heritage sites that include the Inca citadel and Sacred ValleyUnesco has sent a letter to the Peruvian government demanding information about the construction of a new airport near Machu Picchu and what impact it...
14:17, 2019-08-09

Major smartphone chipmaker says new Huawei OS could impact its sales short term The company that manufacturers many of the chips used in smartphones, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is going to be impacted in the short term by the ban that prevents Huawei from sourcing parts and software in the U.S. The company previously had stated that Huawei's placement on ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Qualcomm and LG make patent license deal, but 5G market impact is unclear The U.S. mobile chipmaker has reached a deal with one of its key customers to continue supplying smartphones, but the broader impact on 5G chips is unclear.Read More...
05:34, 2019-08-21

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environmental impact on an indigenous reservation where they will erect 250 pylons, according to an environmental assessment document seen by Reuters....
06:00, 2019-05-28

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “nearby businesses... severely flooded.”...
12:34, 2019-05-27

Steve McQueen, on the Blackest Soundtrack of America and Music’s Impact on His Filmmaking It’s African American Music Appreciation Month and filmmaker extraordinaire Steve McQueen certainly has an appreciation for music. In fact, he proved it by directing an entire Soundtrack of America....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Ranking impact potential of Bruins-Blues Stanley Cup Final players: From 1 through 40 Stanley Cup Final begins Monday, and in one way or another, every player on each roster will make an impact. Here is a ranking of difference makers.        ...
22:34, 2019-05-23

How killer bees evolved into chiller bees in just one decade While killer bees terrorised the US, in Puerto Rico, an extraordinary accident of evolution has transformed them into a beacon of hope against the threat of insectogeddon...
10:00, 2019-08-17

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Bats Europe Launches Two New Indices Designed to Measure Impact of Brexit on UK Companies LONDON – 22 March 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two new benchmark indices designed to reflect the impact of Brexit on UK companies....
21:34, 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Pemex study details 'severe' air quality impact from Mexican refinery A flagship refinery planned by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would have a "severe" impact on air quality and emissions could spread to nearby towns, according to an environmental study produced by state oil company Pemex and reviewed by Reuters....
02:34, 2019-06-28

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Adidas CEO: China tariffs won't affect shoe prices, but currency war may have 'significant' impact Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the prospect of China weakening its currency could have a "significant impact" on the firm's earnings since 25% of its business is based in China....
19:17, 2019-08-08

NASA, NOAA Invite Media to Preview Study of Fires’ Impact on US Air Quality Media are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of a joint field campaign led by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the impacts of U.S. wildfires and agricultural fires on air quality and climate....
09:17, 2019-07-10

Study shows major real-world impact of cervical cancer vaccines Vaccination against the virus that causes almost all cervical cancer is having a major impact on stopping infections and should significantly reduce cases of the disease within a decade, researchers said on Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-06-27

MSNBC is both a news channel and face of the Resistance. How will that impact the Democratic primary debate? “This is a channel that’s just figuring out how to exist as a news organization that is also a potential arbiter of a presidential race,” said one senior NBC staffer....
20:34, 2019-06-22

Nicki Minaj Name Drops Taylor Swift While Defending Her Impact on Music Industry Nicki Minaj is reflecting on her career in a powerful post on social media. The "Good Form" superstar took to Instagram on Friday to mark the 12th anniversary of the release of......
05:00, 2019-07-06

Gold Import Duty Hike To Impact Jewellery Industry Adversely: Experts During her budget speech, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday proposed to increase custom duty on gold and other precious metals from 10 per cent to 12.5 per cent....
19:51, 2019-07-06

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google search—you know, to read a bit about it, maybe. It’s now on its second major U.S. safety recall in less than two months, this time for a side-impact ...
01:34, 2019-06-22

ANALYSIS: Kawhi, Masai, and the lasting impact of Leonard’s short time in Toronto Experience in Toronto has taught us that top players do not choose to come here in their prime. It seems Kawhi Leonard almost did, writes Eric Sorensen....
05:51, 2019-07-07

Foreign Fund Flows, Trade War Concerns To Impact Equity Indices: Experts As of August 2, FPIs have been net seller of over Rs 20,500 crore worth of stocks on the BSE, NSE and MSEI in the capital market segment, since July 1....
19:51, 2019-08-04

Trump Shrugs Off Trade War Concerns; China Sees Severe Global Impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labelling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for......
03:51, 2019-08-07

CORRECTED-Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
14:17, 2019-07-22

Pedal power makes ‘positive impact on climate’, urges UN on World Bicycle Day The simple, affordable, and environmentally friendly bicycle is not just a means of transportation, but also “a tool for development”, the United Nations said in a message on Monday commemorating World Bicycle Day....
23:17, 2019-06-03

Retailers RH, Oxford Industries plan to hike prices to soften the impact of China tariffs Retailers RH and Oxford Industries revealed major steps, including shifting production out of China and raising prices, to cushion the impact of the tariff hike on Chinese goods....
17:34, 2019-06-13

‘Historic’ Halifax seawall being redeveloped as municipality seeks to reduce impact of climate change Construction crews could be seen hard at work at the Horshoe Island Park seawall this week as they continued their efforts to prepare the municipality's sea walls...
23:51, 2019-07-10

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on nearly 11.9 million patients. The breach occurred at one of Quest's billing collections vendors, the American Medical Collection Agency, or AMCA. An ...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Walmart told US government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Dem governors fear down-ballot impact of 2020 candidates' far-left positions: 'It scares people' Democratic governors are sounding the alarm that the increasingly far-left positions taken by the party's 2020 presidential candidates are harming electoral chances of down-ballot candidates....
12:01, 2019-07-20

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be viewed “not only as our common responsibility, bu...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade policy will have limited effects on its members, but it’s hard at this point to appease those...
07:34, 2019-05-30

Opinion: Latest Federer-Nadal match will have a huge impact on each player's legacy Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meet again, with Federer aiming to solidify his spot as the greatest player in history, and Nadal closely behind.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Whirlpool earnings beat estimates as higher prices offset tariff impact Whirlpool Corp on Monday reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings and lifted its full-year profit forecast, as the appliance maker raised prices on its washing machines and kitchen appliances to offset higher production costs....
23:17, 2019-07-22

Blockbuster Talent: Aisha Hinds Is Poised for Major Impact in Godzilla: King of the Monsters Anyone who had the pleasure of watching actress Aisha Hinds monologue her way through a series of breathtaking appearances as Harriet Tubman on the tragically underrated (and sadly canceled) series Underground knew they were witnessing someone wondrous....
09:34, 2019-06-01

Former Nazi soldier charged after blaming victims for deaths, denying impact of Holocaust, report says A former Nazi soldier is facing up to 7 years in prison after German prosecutors say he appeared on a television program and blamed his victims for their deaths, while also denying the impact of the Holocaust....
19:00, 2019-07-24

Lilly Singh, the first openly bisexual woman of color talk show host, on impact of coming out In an interview, YouTube star-turned-NBC talk show host Lilly Singh discussed the effect her coming out has had on fans.        ...
18:00, 2019-08-21

World food security increasingly at risk due to 'unprecedented' climate change impact, new UN report warns More than 500 million people today live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned on Thursday, before urging all countries to commit to sustainable land use to help limit greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late....
15:51, 2019-08-08

Exclusive: Walmart told U.S. government India e-commerce rules regressive, warned of trade impact Walmart told the U.S. government privately in January that India's new investment rules for e-commerce were regressive and had the potential to hurt trade ties, a company document seen by Reuters showed....
19:34, 2019-07-11

Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
03:51, 2019-08-07

Taraji P. Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revelation—and right on time....
22:51, 2019-06-14

Tottenham analysis: Harry Kane lays down a brilliant marker as Tanguy Ndombele makes an instant impact Tottenham began their pre-season tour of Asia with a dramatic and action-packed 3-2 win over Juventus in Singapore – clinched by Harry Kane's remarkable stoppage-time winner from the halfway line....
16:34, 2019-07-21

WRAPUP 9-Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order....
01:17, 2019-08-07

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civilian casualties declined. ...
17:51, 2019-07-31

Humidity, Extreme Temperatures in Tokyo Impact Olympic Triathlon Qualifier — A ‘Major Worry’ for Organizers of Next Summer’s Games (TOKYO) — Tokyo’s summer heat has forced an Olympic women’s triathlon qualifying event to be shortened because of high temperatures that are likely to impact next year’s games. The International Triathlon Union reduced the running portion of the triathlon from 10 kilometers t...
16:00, 2019-08-16

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and society.Read More...
14:00, 2019-05-26

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — opened a takeout spot in Union Square earlier this month. At the grab-and-go eatery, located inside Petco at Broadway and 17th Street, health-conscious pu...
03:17, 2019-05-22

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC, Apple said it's taken a "huge step forward" by incorporating a neural text-to-speech transmitter tha......
00:51, 2019-06-04

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most importantly, a big dumb castle shaped like his iconic character’s big dumb face....
07:51, 2019-06-01

'A cricket machine with a human interior' Steve Smith may seem like a cricketing machine, but there is an entirely human interior to arguably the best player since Donald Bradman, says Australian commentator Geoff Lemon....
21:51, 2019-08-12

Human waste spilled on Ina Rd, I-10 overpass TUCSON – Several agencies are responding to human waste on the roadway Monday afternoon. Marana Police Department officers were dispatched to the Ina Road and Interstate 10 overpass for reports of “tar” on the roadway. “It turned out to be human waste,” wrote Sgt. Chriswell Scott on Twitter. Motoris...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Most people would rather lose their job to a robot than another human Most people would prefer a robot to take their job if they had to lose it, but they would prefer to see another human step in if a co-worker was going to lose theirs...
19:51, 2019-08-05

There's More Than One Way to Train for a Giant Human Pyramid A woman in Mumbai excels at kabaddi, a team sport similar to tag, along with strength and cardio training to help her team in pyramid competitions called Dahi Handi....
20:17, 2019-08-04

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. ...
01:17, 2019-06-19

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the surveillance state!...
23:17, 2019-05-21

Pig to human heart transplants 'possible within three years' Pioneer UK surgeon Sir Terence English says adapted organs could transform treatmentAdapted pig hearts could be transplanted into patients within three years, accordingto a report citing the surgeon who pioneered heart transplantation in the UK.On the 40th anniversary of the first successful heart t...
11:34, 2019-08-19

Joe Biden is turning into a human piñata When Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris greeted each other on stage before Wednesday’s debate, Biden could be heard saying to her, “Go easy on me, kid.” He smiled, but the joke was on him. This time, it wasn’t just Harris who was gunning for the former vice president. Frontrunners have a target on the...
07:00, 2019-08-01

These human-face dog muzzles will probably be the last thing you see before you die Today in nightmare fuel: the “AXAYINC Dog Masks, Pet Entertainment Spoofs, Super Cute Masks Designed for Pets to Prevent Bites and Eat Unclean Food.”...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Sony’s AI drummer is so good you’d think it’s human AI generating music is pretty commonplace now. Apps such as Mubert even let you play generative music on your phone. Now, Sony has just developed an AI that adds kick-drum beats to pre-existing songs, and make them more catchy. The AI adds “musically plausible” kick drum beats invariant to tempo and...
17:00, 2019-08-06

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid the chaotic overloadIn 2016, a machine beat the world’s best (human) player at the ancient strategy game Go, which up to then was said to be too intuit...
16:00, 2019-05-21

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of the Sedlec Ossuary, aka the "Church of Bones."...
15:00, 2019-06-10

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
06:17, 2019-05-22

Warning of Brexit impact as economy 'shrinks for first time since EU vote' Britain's Brexit-battered economy has started to shrink for the first time since the country voted to quit the EU in 2016, new figures signalled today....
01:51, 2019-07-04

Mexico official says no major impact in Grupo Mexico sulfuric acid spill A sulfuric acid spill in the Gulf of California at a site belonging to mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico would not likely cause a "major impact," Mexico's environment minister Victor Toledo said on Tuesday....
19:51, 2019-07-16

Ex-airline CEO Bethune: Boeing woes will impact airline industry revenues Former Continental Airlines CEO Gordon Bethune calls Boeing's issues a "disappointment" for airlines but says the company will get its groove back....
04:01, 2019-06-28

Why I’m growing bits of human intestine in a dish in the lab The human bowel unfurls to the size of a tennis court – but if stem cell researcher Vivian Li can make just a tiny piece it could revolutionise regenerative medicine...
16:34, 2019-07-23

Human Organs Available In India Like "Peanuts": YSR Lawmaker A Rajya Sabha member of Parliament on Wednesday raised concerns over the availability of human organs in the market illegally and urged the government to penalize those involved in such rackets with......
20:34, 2019-07-31

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube Without Human Help Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial intelligence to solve the 3D puzzle from scratch and without any prior help from humans—and it does so with impressive speed and efficiency.Read more......
02:00, 2019-07-17

Peaches on her post-human sex toy art show: 'It's disturbing – but a lot of fun' The pop provocateur has created an artwork in which an army of ‘fleshies’, or masturbation devices, seek sexual liberation. She talks us through its deeper meaningsBest known for her vagina bodysuits and sexually charged lyrics, Peaches seems an unlikely art-world darling. But in 2007, the French ar...
18:34, 2019-08-12

Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to the Ancient Egyptians The idea of the human soul has fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Cultures around the world have sought to explain the soul or spirit in a wide and fascinating variety of ways. ...
09:34, 2019-08-04

Human Discoveries: did Zac Efron just make the next Simpsons? Starring Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Lisa Kudrow as a murderous elk, this funny prehistoric animation is stuffed with sex and fire-starting. We might just have a classic on our handsFacebook Watch’s first breakout show was Sorry for Your Loss, a downbeat meditation on the minutiae of the grieving p...
16:51, 2019-07-24

Normal People Experiencing Human Emotions The Trump family is never more deranged than when it tries to mimic the human emotions that non-sociopaths display every day. Case in point: these tweets from Papa Trump about some of his favorite sickos....
19:51, 2019-08-20

Mutant rat-human births approved in Japan A Japanese researcher is set to become the first scientist to develop live animals that contain human organs. Hiromitsu Nakauchi plans to insert human stem cells into rats and then transfer the cells into other animals....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while diving near Falmouth. Barrel jellyfish are the biggest species of jellyfish found in British waters Continue reading......
20:17, 2019-07-16

I was a human pet after my family was killed in Rwandan genocide Running as fast as she could in the dark, terrified nine-year-old Marceline had no idea she was fleeing a genocide which would wipe out her entire family. She was one of hundreds of thousands of Tutsi people being hunted by the government-backed Hutu militia as tensions between the two tribes boiled...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual data to enable driverless cars to navigate routes in new, complex environments. Human drivers are exceptionally good at navigating roads they haven’t...
06:51, 2019-05-23

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
01:34, 2019-05-23

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read More...
20:34, 2019-07-11

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
23:34, 2019-06-06

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
23:34, 2019-07-08

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chips and straw, ultimately turning the deceased pers...
07:00, 2019-05-22

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
06:51, 2019-05-22

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have confirmed that the soil sample contained about two per...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Footballers 'reaching threshold of human endurance' Professional footballers around the world are reaching breaking point under the strain of constant matches, according to a new "At the Limit" report by FIFPRO....
01:51, 2019-08-04

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Downtown Hotel has been serving up the legendary Sourtoe, a whiskey shot garnished with a dehydrated human toe. The strange elixir went viral this week ...
02:34, 2019-06-15

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
22:51, 2019-06-27

Human traffickers get life in Hungary over 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 incident in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria. According to Thursday’s decision by a...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
13:00, 2019-06-14

The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke with Carnegie Mellon University associate research professor and the director of the Resilient Intelligent Syst......
22:00, 2019-06-20

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court....
21:34, 2019-06-18

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
02:51, 2019-06-05

How Rats Are Saving Human Lives With Their Noses Since 1997, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Tanzania has been training African giant pouched rats to detect two things: landmines and tuberculosis. These trained rats are nicknamed......
15:51, 2019-08-08

The Euro 2020 Mascot Is Just A Creepy Human Man Creating a mascot for your international sporting event can be fraught with peril. Izzy, originally Whatizit, was the mascot of the 1996 Olympics and is still mocked today. London’s mascots for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics were simply amorphous blobs. The 2006 World Cup, held in Germany, had a ...
17:51, 2019-06-18

Man arrested after human torso found in crashed car A severed human torso reportedly turned up in a Tennessee man’s crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now, Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide. Johnson, 29, was stopped by an officer around 3:30 a.m. Sunday after he failed to ...
08:00, 2019-06-18

Knox Co. human trafficking suspects in court KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three people charged in a human trafficking case will appear in court today. The case started back in April when a missing 16-year-old from Knox County was found in Cincinnati. Tiffany Cheek, Michael Nason and Carl Hickman were charged with kidnapping after allegedl...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Iraq hands over human remains to Kuwait Iraq handed over on Thursday the remains of 48 Kuwaiti citizens who disappeared during the 1991 Gulf War when dictator Saddam Hussein sent his troops into Kuwait and was forced out by a U.S.-led coalition....
14:51, 2019-08-08

Paul concerned about impact of 'Rich Paul Rule' Rich Paul, founder and CEO of Klutch Sports Group, said that while it's "flattering" that the NCAA's new agent provisions are being called the "Rich Paul Rule," he's more concerned about the greater impact the new criteria will have....
17:34, 2019-08-12

Pompeo unveils 2019 human trafficking report Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an annual report on human trafficking Thursday and pledged to "send the strongest message possible to traffickers that we will not tolerate their despicable and criminal acts." (June 20)        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive Wednesday to meet with Maduro and opposition leader ...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Corey Johnson: “Access to nutritious food is a human right” With the city hungry for stay-at-home leadership, Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Corey Johnson grabbed the spotlight Thursday by unveiling plans to combat food inequity in the Big Apple. As Mayor Bill de Blasio flew back from Detroit after a poorly received showing in Democratic presidential pr...
10:17, 2019-08-02

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Researchers create human-monkey chimeras in China Scientists are experimenting with human-monkey chimeras in China. According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais, researchers are inserting human cells into monkey embryos in the lab and watching them grow....
00:17, 2019-08-02

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80kg (12st), the new species, Crossvallia waiparensis...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts to dirt.Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or crematin...
06:51, 2019-05-22

New project to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop A new scientific project is being launched in the UK to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop in the first weeks and months after fertilisation....
08:17, 2019-07-25

Trevor Bauer Enjoyed Feeling Like A Human For A Change It’s been a turbulent few days for Trevor Bauer. His start Sunday was perhaps his worst of the year, and ended with Bauer angrily chucking the ball all the way over the wall in center. For that he was chewed out by manager Terry Francona, and later fined by MLB. Before Francona could decide whether ...
18:00, 2019-08-02

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:34, 2019-07-18

Human Things' Switch charger is also a portable TV dock If you're looking for a portable way to play Nintendo Switch games on a big screen, a new Kickstarter project from accessory maker Human Things, creators of a Switch Bluetooth audio dongle, might be just what you need....
04:17, 2019-08-09

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven’t come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases. States need to add resources into support tra...
19:17, 2019-05-26

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw – in the Homo genus...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity Neurons in lab-grown ‘mini brains’ can be coaxed into communicating with each other, which might help in disease research – while also raising ethical questions...
20:00, 2019-06-27

Human Workers Can Listen to Some Google Assistant Recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday....
09:00, 2019-07-12

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
04:17, 2019-06-14

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human rights" at the hands of the Venezuelan state....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Human-sized penguin fossils found in New Zealand Fossils in New Zealand have led to the discovery of a new species of giant penguin that could grow up to 1.6 meters tall. The penguin's closest relative is another giant penguin that was found in Antarctica....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Human organs to be grown in animals after ban lifted in Japan A controversial experiment to create "human-animal hybrids" using gene-manipulation science has been approved in Japan. It attempts to solve a major healthcare problem: the short supply of human organs for transplants....
00:00, 2019-08-01

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that's just very small and it's time to get excited for augmente......
16:34, 2019-07-12

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowded detention cells, and preventing refugees from ac...
22:00, 2019-06-21

Early human ancestors were breastfed for the first year of life New analysis of ancient hominin teeth suggests Australopithecus africanus, one of the earliest human ancestors, breastfed their children for the first year of life....
23:17, 2019-07-15

Bruce Parry: ‘Human beings have really big problems ahead’ The adventurer and explorer has been to the Amazon and the Arctic. Now he’s setting up a project in Wales as a personal response to the climate crisisEventually, even the most intrepid adventurer has to come home. In the past 20 years Bruce Parry has been initiated, for our viewing pleasure, into in...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Jeffrey Epstein Hoped to Seed Human Race With His DNA Mr. Epstein, the accused sex trafficker, was fascinated by eugenics. He told scientists and others of his vision of using his New Mexico ranch to impregnate women....
23:01, 2019-07-31

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
21:17, 2019-05-21

ICE's most wanted alleged human-trafficker nabbed in Michigan Federal agents apprehended a member of Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Most Wanted List Wednesday who has been on the run for more than two years for his alleged role in operating a large-scale human trafficking and drug operation out of a Detroit motel....
11:00, 2019-08-01

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
20:00, 2019-06-20

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot raises a young woman from an embryo in an underground bunker, after an unspecified cataclysmic event wipes out the human population of Earth. That's th...
15:00, 2019-06-13

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, officials said on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-05-21

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
17:00, 2019-06-22

This human-sized jellyfish is both really cool and kinda scary The world’s oceans are filled with all manner of jaw-dropping creatures, but you have to be in the right place at the right time to actually catch a glimpse of them. For wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly, the right place was in the water off the southwest coast of England, and the right time was ...
02:17, 2019-07-17

U.S. calls on China to release human rights activist The United States on Thursday called for China to immediately release an imprisoned veteran human rights activist, saying a Chinese court violated fundamental human freedoms this week when it sentenced him to jail for 12 years....
15:34, 2019-08-01

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
18:17, 2019-05-21

First human-monkey chimera raises concern among scientists Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryoEfforts to create human-animal chimeras have rebooted an ethical debate after reports emerged that scientists have produced monkey embryos containing human cells.A chimera is an organism whose cells come from two or more ...
14:17, 2019-08-03

Indianapolis police: Suitcase found containing human remains INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a suitcase containing human remains has been found near a creek in Indianapolis. Department spokeswoman Officer Genae Cook tells The Indianapolis Star that several people were walking along Bean Creek on the city’s southeast side Monday afternoon when they found ...
18:17, 2019-05-28

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig"....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the body parts hanging on a door when they arrived for work at about 8 a.m. Monday. The Bergen...
07:17, 2019-07-04

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers....
17:17, 2019-06-17

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released Wednesday, the EU’s executive commission cri...
15:00, 2019-05-29

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans before attempting to do the same. The idea behind th...
20:51, 2019-05-29

Executives are out of touch with the human effects of digital darwinism Digital Darwinism: the evolution of technology and its impact on markets and society. I’m sure you’ve heard it before:  Happy employees mean happy customers. But what happens when customers and employees evolve to a point where executives lose sight of who they are, what they value ...
07:17, 2019-07-23

There’s a Thriving Market for Human Body Parts on Instagram Users quietly buy and sell human skulls, decorated and sold by macabre enthusiasts. Is the underground marketplace just a microcosm of our colonial past?...
17:17, 2019-08-21

World’s First Human-Monkey Hybrid Created In China A team of American and Spanish scientists relocated to China to jump European laws and they have created the world’s first human-monkey embryo, in the next step in the controversial breeding of animals for the human organs program. ...
19:01, 2019-08-03

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban with a federal lawsuit that has saved thousands of ...
19:00, 2019-06-05

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Koepka shows he is human after all with mediocre final round Brooks Koepka showed he is fallible after all, four straight bogeys to start the final round costing the American any chance of winning the British Open on Sunday....
22:34, 2019-07-21

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the infection...
04:34, 2019-08-13

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which usually require teamwork. In a paper published by Science, a group of DeepMind researchers have detai......
12:51, 2019-05-31

Lance Armstrong As A Bunny-Human Hybrid Is Creepy Hello! Today we meet drink some semen, sacrifice a pizza, learn about the future of Gears of War, talk about Farmville (?) and meet the animal version of Lance Armstrong. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
18:34, 2019-06-29

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions....
03:17, 2019-06-04

Human bones reportedly found in bag at NJ snack stand A bag of what appears to be human bones was found at a New Jersey snack stand that overlooks the Hudson River, a report said Monday. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the bag of bones hanging on a door when they arrived for work at about 8 a.m., the Bergen......
01:17, 2019-07-02

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
00:01, 2019-06-16

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
16:01, 2019-05-21

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
13:34, 2019-06-03

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling of Kim Jong-won’s apartment, barking the daily bul...
08:34, 2019-07-08