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Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics

After two U.S. athletes protested at the Pan American Games, Olympic demonstrations seem inevitable. But what form will they take, and what impact can they have?...

Athlete activism is growing and diversifying, just in time for the 2020 Olympics

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From tickets to time zones, what you need to know about the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo Ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, here is key information, from how to acquire tickets to important dates and other frequently asked questions.       ...
15:34, 2019-07-24

Nikon's D6 flagship sports DSLR could arrive in time for the 2020 Olympics Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs but, if the rumor mills are to be believed, not all of them. One of the new models we can look forward to is a potential replacement for the three-year old Nikon D5.We’ve been hearing whispers of the Nikon D6 for a while now, but nothing concrete. Yet, Nik...
05:17, 2019-07-04

'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests in at least 18 states since 2017 that civil liberties advocates say are unconstitutionalFrom the Standing Rock camps in North Dakota to tree-sits in Texas, activists have attempted to stop pipeline construction with massive shows of...
12:34, 2019-07-08

Planned Parenthood’s Acting President Weighs in on 2020 Endorsements, Voting and Activism Planned Parenthood’s new acting president, Alexis McGill Johnson, sat down with TIME on Monday in one of her first interviews since she was elected to the role by the organization’s board July 16. It was just her second day in her new office in Planned Parenthood’s D.C. headquarter...
20:17, 2019-07-31

Longtime Track Coach And One-Time Olympian Charged With Sexual Battery Against Former Athlete A longtime and prominent track coach and former Olympian was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday and charged with one felony count of sexual battery by fraud for allegedly molesting one of his former athletes. The arrest reportedly comes as the result of an Outside The Lines investigation that deta...
06:00, 2019-06-20

Inside look: The medals for the 2020 Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are just a year away and the event's organizers unveiled the gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded in Tokyo.       ...
15:34, 2019-07-24

How you could be a part of the 2020 Summer Olympics The torchbearer applications for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay have opened. Find out how you could be running an Olympic flame through Japan next year....
06:17, 2019-06-18

We are just 365 rising suns from 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
15:17, 2019-07-24

10 things to know about new sports and events at 2020 Olympics While baseball and softball return after a 12-year hiatus, the 2020 Olympics will be the debut for karate, skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

More than 100 people protest in Tokyo against 2020 Olympics As Tokyo celebrated one year to go until the 2020 Olympics on Wednesday, at least 100 people gathered in the Japanese capital to protest the hosting of the Games....
16:00, 2019-07-24

Five gymnasts to watch leading up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo WIth the Olympics less than a year away, Simone Biles is a lock, but who will join her in Tokyo? Here are five gymnasts to watch leading up to 2020.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-13

2020 Olympics: USA forecast to top medals table with GB and Australia fifth Prediction is based on if Tokyo Games started todayGracenote Sports has accurately predicted past OlympicsIf the Tokyo Olympics opened today, the United States would top the overall medal count and the gold-medal count. That’s the forecast released on Tuesday by Gracenote Sports, which supplies stat...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Toyota builds a better golf cart for 2020 Olympics Toyota spent three years studying ground vehicles at the past two Olympics so it could improve transport at the 2020 Tokyo games. Now, it has unveiled its vision: Build a better golf cart. ...
13:17, 2019-07-18

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Dates, tickets, mascot, logo and more Team GB will head to Tokyo in just under a year with the unenviable task of following the record-breaking athletes who competed at the Rio Olympics three years ago....
13:51, 2019-07-24

Ni Xialian, 55, qualifies for 2020 Olympics in table tennis – video Luxembourg's Ni Xialian won a bronze medal at the age of 55 on Wednesday in the table tennis competition at the European Games in Minsk, to earn her a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.The veteran player has competed across four decades and was a world champion back in 1983. Continue reading...
07:51, 2019-06-28

Simone Biles Just Made Gymnastics History and the 2020 Olympics Can't Come Soon Enough Nailed it! Not that there was every any doubt, but Simone Biles really is the GOAT. The 22-year-old Olympian went where no gymnast has ever gone before on Friday evening, making history......
09:34, 2019-08-10

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
17:34, 2019-07-18

Tokyo unleashes robots ahead of 2020 Summer Olympics Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics unveiled a series of robots on Monday, bringing a high-tech edge to the Games they are billing as the most innovative ever....
12:34, 2019-07-22

Is the 2020 Olympics an opportunity for Japan to tackle seafood sustainability? From tuna to sea urchin, Japanese cuisine is all about seafood. But with fish stocks critically endangered, tourists sampling local delicacies may be harming marine life more than they realize....
14:00, 2019-08-19

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Ryan Lochte’s changed life: Not ‘getting hammered’ with eye on 2020 Olympics Ryan Lochte wants to turn the 2020 Olympics into a comeback story. The embattled swimmer has returned from two suspensions and is ready for a fresh start after seeking treatment in October amid struggles with alcohol. “I think it was getting to a point in my life where I needed a change,”...
18:00, 2019-08-01

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Five new sports set to feature at next summer's Games In August 2016, the International Olympic Committee approved five new sports for Tokyo, bringing the total number to 33. Here's what you can expect to see next summer......
13:51, 2019-07-24

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers' expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
19:00, 2019-07-05

Toyota's 2020 Olympics robots will include a javelin-carrying cart Robots are going to play a large role at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Toyota is determined to be at the forefront -- if in some occasionally strange ways. The automotive giant has unveiled its robot lineup for the summer games, and one of the biggest......
19:51, 2019-07-23

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

1 year to go: Tokyo pins recovery hopes on 2020 Summer Olympics The Tokyo Olympic Games are a year away, and Japan is beginning a countdown to what it hopes will be a major boost to a nation looking to shake off decades-long economic doldrums and fallout from the 2011 earthquake....
20:34, 2019-07-24

Appeal launched for Euro 2020 volunteers in bid to recreate spirit of London Olympics A rallying cry was issued today for thousands of volunteers to help recreate the spirit of the 2012 Olympic Games at next year's Euro 2020 football championship....
18:17, 2019-06-11

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
10:34, 2019-07-18

The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The post The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics appeared first on L...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Opinion: Simone Biles isn't just best gymnast of her time, she's an athlete for the ages Every time she takes the floor, Simone Biles changes her sport. She does moves no other woman has done, and few men even try.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-13

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman congresswomen Monday and defended the president's remarks on Fox News Radio's  "Todd Starnes Show."...
03:34, 2019-07-16

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
10:34, 2019-08-02

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
10:34, 2019-08-01

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 2020.Team GB recorded their best results since 1908 ...
23:51, 2019-07-18

As 2020 race heats up, growing worries Warren and Sanders will split leftist vote At rallies at the Iowa State Fair last week, 2020 White House contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders drew raucous crowds who chanted their names, waved signs and cheered at their every pledge....
14:17, 2019-08-13

Ryan Lochte talks alcohol rehab, 'roller-coaster' life as he eyes 2020 Olympics Lochte, now a father of two, said he checked into a rehab center in Florida last year and the treatment lasted about six weeks.       ...
01:34, 2019-08-01

'It's now or never': US athletes ready for final push a year out from 2020 Summer Olympics The 2020 Summer Olympics are a year out and now is the time for American hopefuls to make a final push to earn a spot on Team USA.       ...
15:34, 2019-07-24

New Volkswagen Golf GTI: 2020 hot hatch seen for first time Volkswagen's Mk8 variant of the Golf is spotted in Ford Focus ST-rivalling GTI form, and will get more power than ever Volkswagen will naturally follow up the imminent introduction of the Mk8 Golf with an all-new GTI model - and it's been spotted testing for the first time.  Tipped to be shown a fe...
19:00, 2019-07-08

New 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI spied for the first time News 9 Jul, 2019 The next-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI has been caught on camera sporting heavy camouflage, ahead of its launch in 2020...
16:17, 2019-07-09

A letter to… my father, whose activism inspired my own ‘You weren’t always the greatest dad, but you were a first-class human being’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou weren’t always the greatest dad. You left us – my sister and me – when we were small. To your credit, you stuck around in England for a while, tried to make a go of it, even though...
14:00, 2019-08-17

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront of worker organizing in the tech industry, organi...
16:01, 2019-05-21

2020 Honda CR-V Facelift Spotted Testing For The First Time Images of the upcoming 2020 Honda CR-V facelift have recently surfaced online, and this is the first time that the SUV has been caught on the camera....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Arizona’s 2020 marijuana initiative tries to fix what went wrong the last time PHOENIX — Arizona’s second attempt to legalize recreational marijuana responds to the questions that doomed the first effort, in 2016. Worried about your kids eating pot gummies? Supporters say they’ve got you covered. How about people getting high on the highway? This initiative claims ...
20:51, 2019-08-12

NFL joining forces with Jay-Z, Roc Nation for events and activism The NFL and Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports representation company are teaming up for events and social activism. The league not only will use Jay-Z’s Roc Nation to consult on its entertainment presentations, including the Super Bowl halftime show, but will work with the rapper and entr...
23:34, 2019-08-13

‘Why am I different?’ Behind this WNBA player’s activism was a search for the answer. Natasha Cloud is using her platform with the Washington Mystics to challenge D.C. officials to address gun violence. “You know, I didn’t grow up that way," she said of speaking out. "I grew up in a privileged, white family. How do I correlate that?”...
23:34, 2019-06-19

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

Donald Trump’s Interview With TIME on 2020: Read the Transcript President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with TIME in the Oval Office on June 17 for a story on his re-election campaign. During the 57-minute conversation, he discussed his Democratic rivals, his unusual approach to the 2020 campaign and his first-term accomplishments, as well as his though...
03:17, 2019-06-21

McLaren to make full-time IndyCar return in 2020 McLaren will return to full-time IndyCar racing in 2020 in partnership with Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and Chevrolet, the British company announced on Friday....
15:51, 2019-08-09

McLaren plans full-time IndyCar return in 2020 McLaren, which sold more cars in the U.S. last year than any other market, is returning to full-time IndyCar competition next season for the first time since 1979. McLaren will handle technical expertise, commercial experience and marketing for team Arrow McLaren Racing in North America's top open-w...
23:17, 2019-08-09

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about putting working people first,” de Blasio said at a...
22:51, 2019-05-28

'One Day at a Time' reboot saved from cancellation, Season 4 planned for 2020 Following an immense outcry from its small-yet-dedicated fanbase, the remake of "One Day at a Time" was saved from cancellation three months after it was axed from its original platform....
22:17, 2019-06-28

Trump Sets the 2020 Tone: Like 2016, Only This Time ‘the Squad’ Is Here The president boasted of “marrying” Nancy Pelosi to four progressive congresswomen of color, betting that he can cast the entire Democratic Party as radical....
18:34, 2019-07-17

How spray paint, ego and activism turned graffiti into an art form Martha Cooper remembers the moment she started seeing graffiti as something more than “a random act of vandalism.” It was in the late ’70s, when a young boy showed Cooper — then a New York Post photographer working on a project about kids and creativity — his “tag.” “That was the first time I unders...
03:51, 2019-06-22

Goldman names new head of activism defense team Goldman Sachs on Monday named a new head of its activism defense group after the partner leading it left the investment bank to work for hedge fund Elliott Management....
19:00, 2019-08-12

Megan Rapinoe’s activism won’t include running for office Megan Rapinoe will keep playing soccer and championing for equal pay, but she won’t be running for office. “I’m not sure I’m qualified for office,” Rapinoe said Sunday on “Meet the Press” when asked what’s next for her. “There’s no qualific...
22:51, 2019-07-14

Elizabeth Warren Gains Ground in 2020 Field, One Plan at a Time Declining to hold big-dollar fund-raisers and rolling out one policy proposal after another, Ms. Warren has strengthened her candidacy, though financial questions remain....
11:17, 2019-05-28

A Full-Time IndyCar Program in 2020 Isn't 'Likely' for McLaren After Its Indy 500 Failure The 2019 Indianapolis 500 was meant to be a gauge for McLaren, to see where it sat in terms of starting a full-time IndyCar program—possibly as soon as next year. But it turned into much more than that with McLaren’s failure to qualify and overall disastrous try, and it seems like that’s impacted it...
01:17, 2019-05-31

NASA Plans To Send Equipment To Moon In 2020-21, First Time Since 1970s For the first time since the 1970s, the United States is planning to send equipment to the surface of the Moon in 2020 and 2021, in anticipation of a crewed lunar mission in 2024, NASA said Friday....
10:34, 2019-06-01

Lenovo shows off a folding-screen laptop, coming some time in 2020 Lenovo folding PC prototype. [credit: Lenovo ] It doesn't have a name (but it'll be in the ThinkPad X1 family), it doesn't have a spec (but it's using an Intel processor), it doesn't have a...
19:34, 2019-05-21

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics and winning major concessions....
22:01, 2019-06-09

"If I Disappear...": Chinese Student Amid Crackdown Over Labour Activism The video opens with the 21-year-old sociology student facing the camera. His voice quivers as he recounts his interrogation - his humiliation - for days at the hands of Beijing police....
09:00, 2019-05-26

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

On Lena Waithe and the Danger of Pinning Your Creative Authenticity to Your Activism When it was announced that rising actor Jason Mitchell—known for his performances in Straight Outta Compton, Mudbound and The Chi—had not only been released from his contract as a series regular on The Chi but was removed from an upcoming Netflix film (and dropped by his agent and manager), the init...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Elliott outspends rivals as corporate activism turns to Germany Elliott Management Corp has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year and there has been an increasing focus among activist investors on German companies....
14:17, 2019-07-10

LFWM shows bring activism, ethics and style together in the capital The London leg of the month-long international menswear collections have a wide remitAn award-winning eco-campaigner, an era-defining activist and multiple world-renowned designers: London fashion week men’s takes place this weekend and brings with it a heady mix of budding and established talent.At...
08:34, 2019-06-08

Katie Pavlich on Trump 2020 campaign apparatus, record fundraising: It's different this time Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich pointed out Wednesday on "Outnumbered" that President Trump's re-election campaign is far different in terms of organization than his first presidential campaign. ...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Mo Farah calls time on track return and targets 2020 Olympic marathon • Briton concedes he may never run a track race again• Farah beat Andy Butchart in Vitality London 10kmMo Farah has conceded he will almost certainly never run a track race again and said his sights are now firmly on running the Olympic marathon in Tokyo.Speaking after winning the Vitality London 10...
23:01, 2019-05-27

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man....
13:00, 2019-07-06

Woodstock producer 'pretty bummed' at missed bid to recreate 1969 activism The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming....
06:17, 2019-08-10

Forget reading and math — Carranza wants focus on racial privilege, activism City kids are struggling with basic math and English — but a new Department of Education curricular initiative focuses instead on racial privilege and activism, The Post has learned. Pushed by Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, the “Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education” program will require ...
05:34, 2019-07-24

It’s Almost Decision Time for the US Supreme Court, With Questions Regarding Census 2020 and Gerrymandering High on the List With the start of each June, the countdown begins to when the Supreme Court is expected to hand down decisions in cases that came before them in the term, and among the biggest items this term were cases involving census 2020 and partisan gerrymandering....
05:51, 2019-06-08

'If you got a body, you're an athlete' - Semenya "Caster Semenya attended a women\u0027s race in South African capital Pretoria on Saturday, just four days after effectively being barred from defending her 800 metres title at the upcoming IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar."...
19:17, 2019-08-03

For Emma Gee, being the only out LGBTQ athlete at BYU is complicated BYU's Emma Gee, a track and cross-country runner, became the first athlete in the Mormon institution’s 143-year history to be publicly out last year.       ...
14:17, 2019-07-03

Colin Kaepernick reveals 2015 police-involved shooting launched social justice activism Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick revealed in an interview published Tuesday that his desire to start raising awareness about perceived social injustice began in 2015....
15:17, 2019-08-21

Why athlete sold possessions and moved to Italy British hurdler Andrew Pozzi talks about a career-defining coaching switch, the challenge of a long-distance relationship and the joys of British daytime TV....
17:34, 2019-06-06

Track coach charged with molesting ex-athlete One-time Olympian and longtime coach Conrad Avondale Mainwaring was arrested on charges of molesting a former athlete -- one of nearly three dozen men who told Outside the Lines the coach sexually abused them over the past 44 years....
07:00, 2019-06-20

L.A. track coach charged with abusing ex-athlete One-time Olympian and longtime coach Conrad Avondale Mainwaring was arrested on charges of molesting a former athlete -- one of nearly three dozen men who told Outside the Lines the coach sexually abused them over the past 44 years....
03:01, 2019-06-20

Athlete Gabriele Grunewald dies at 32 from cancer • Runner continued to train and race for decade after diagnosis• Athlete was the US champion over 3,000m indoors in 2014The American runner Gabriele Grunewald has died at the age of 32 from cancer.Grunewald lived with the disease for a decade and continued to train and race throughout, undergoing se...
15:17, 2019-06-12

Sprinter Dutee Chand Becomes India’s First Openly Gay Athlete Ms. Chand, a runner on India’s national track and field team with hyperandrogenism, had previously made headlines for fighting to compete against women....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medication. Margaret Wambui of Kenya, who won bronze in the 800 meters behind Caster Semenya at the 2016 Olympics, says she is affected by the new rules bu...
11:51, 2019-05-22

Ben Simmons becomes Australia's richest athlete with huge 76ers deal Contract extension worth $US170m ($A242m)All-Star to stay in Philadelphia for five yearsBen Simmons has agreed to a $A242m contract extension with the Philadelphia 76ers in the richest deal by an Australian athlete.But doubt still hangs over whether the Melbourne-born NBA All-Star will play for Aust...
04:17, 2019-07-16

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify....
16:51, 2019-08-09

‘Being in love is not a crime’: India’s first openly gay athlete is surprised by the support Dutee Chand, 23, a decorated sprinter, said the reception has been far more supportive than angry, a sign of changing mores in India, where gay sex was against the law until last year....
16:34, 2019-06-07

Thousands raised in memory of San Miguel High athlete, mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and on Saturday alone, another $3,000 plus was raised...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Thousands raised for memory of San Miguel High athlete/mariachi TUCSON – San Miguel High School alum Victoria Teresa Arias died tragically in the family pool just a couple months after her graduation. She was set to attend St. Mary’s on a full scholarship. Now, her family is continuing her legacy, and on Saturday alone, another $3,000 plus was raised...
08:00, 2019-06-05

Canceled 'One Day at a Time' rescued by Pop TV, with 13 episodes arriving in 2020 'One Day at a Time,' canceled by Netflix in March after three seasons, will get a fourth season on CBS-owned cable network Pop TV.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be replaced because of the slow pace of anti-doping reforms. High jumper Mariya Lasitskene’s message — in a country where top athletes rarely spea...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Athlete Eilish McColgan hits out at body-shamers who call her ‘skinny’ • ‘Go body shame elsewhere,’ says 5,000m silver medallist• ‘I’m naturally small – some people are just slim’The Scottish middle-distance runner Eilish McColgan has hit out at people who describe her as “skinny”, telling them to “go body shame elsewhere”.McColgan, who won silver for Great Britain in ...
16:17, 2019-08-13

CeCe Telfer's National Title Emphasizes The Catch-22 Of Being A Trans Athlete Because a large percentage of social conservatives only feign interest in women’s sports when trans women compete in them, CeCe Telfer is the most famous NCAA Division II track athlete in the country. Telfer, a senior at Franklin Pierce University, has drawn anger and outrage from all the usual grif...
20:17, 2019-06-03

Harvard coach fired over sketchy home sale to athlete’s father CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scalise said in an emailed statement Tuesday that head...
04:17, 2019-07-10

'It's humiliating for us': village disowns Dutee Chand, India's first openly gay athlete Country’s fastest sprinter praised for courage, but family and locals say they cannot accept a gay relationship Supporters of India’s first openly gay athlete fear for her safety after her decision to come out prompted a backlash in her home village.Local reaction was hostile in Chaka Gopalpur, a vi...
06:17, 2019-06-05

Ernie Barnes: the overlooked legacy of the athlete turned celebrity artist The work of the football player who became a painter is finally being celebrated, from his Olympics artwork to his Marvin Gaye album coverHistorically noted as the first professional American athlete to become a painter, the artistic legacy of football player Ernie Barnes still remains overlooked.Bu...
18:51, 2019-06-27

'No one can live without love': athlete Dutee Chand, India's LGBT trailblazer Country’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship on freedom, happiness and the backlash to coming out Dutee Chand, India’s fastest sprinter and the nation’s first athlete to reveal she is in a same-sex relationship, doesn’t describe herself as gay. When the word is used during an ...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Artemi Panarin Becomes Highest-Profile Russian Athlete To Criticize Vladimir Putin The New York Rangers’ marquee free-agent signing of the summer, Artemi Panarin, gave an interview that posted on Thursday where he did something unprecedented for a Russian athlete of his caliber: criticize President Vladimir Putin....
18:34, 2019-07-19

Race Imboden takes a knee and joins tradition of US athlete protests – video United States gold medal winning fencer Race Imboden may face sanctions for taking a knee during the medal ceremony at the 2019 Pan-Am Games. Imboden’s gesture preceded a similar protest on Saturday by American hammer thrower Gwen Berry, who raised her fist at the end of the national anthem after wi...
22:00, 2019-08-11

California boxing license returned to Bulgarian athlete who forcibly kissed reporter A Bulgarian boxer whose California license was suspended for forcibly kissing a female reporter during an interview was reinstated on Monday but warned he faced a permanent ban for any such behavior in the future....
11:01, 2019-07-23

As A Formerly Decent Middle School Athlete, I Can Relate To This 13-Year-Old Who Won The European Diving Championships This week in Ukrainian diving news: 13-year-old diving prodigy Oleksii Sereda has captured gold in the 10-meter European Diving Championships in Kiev, a historic feat I would definitely be significantly more impressed with if I too had not enjoyed athletic success as a 13-year-old. Sereda finished f...
10:51, 2019-08-14

Serena Williams Makes History as 1st Athlete to Make Forbes' Self-Made Women List Serena Williams continues to make history! The tennis champion has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most......
23:17, 2019-06-04

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Serena Williams Is the First Athlete to Make Forbes’ List of the World’s Richest Self-Made Women—By Investing in Herself She’s got 23 Grand Slam titles, and, according to Forbes, an estimated fortune of $225 million ($29 million in the past year alone, the highest annual income of her career)—and she didn’t make most of it on the court. Serena Williams is the first athlete to make it onto the magazine’s annual list of...
02:34, 2019-06-05

College admissions scandal: Harvard fires coach who sold home to athlete's father The head fencing coach received nearly double the assessed value on his home when he sold it to a future athlete's father.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

Family Of Murdered Utah Track Athlete Lauren McCluskey Sues School Over "Deliberate Indifference" Before Her Death The parents of Lauren McCluskey filed a federal lawsuit against the University of Utah and several administrators on Thursday over the school’s alleged failure to take their daughter’s calls for help seriously before she was murdered, as well as their subsequent investigation of McCluskey’s death th...
20:51, 2019-06-27

The Fight Against The Los Angeles Olympics Isn't Over Yet On a sweltering July morning in Los Angeles, the LA 2028 flags flew as “Mayor” Eric Garcetti stood on the steps of City Hall and cancelled The LA 2028 Olympic games. The games that he had insisted on were being called off, citing the absurd costs, impossibility of staging outdoor events due to clima...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ Wales' Lauren Price and Ireland's Kurt Walker join Pat McCormack as gold medallists at the European Games The post Pat McCormack: ‘Hopefully I can push on now and get gold at the Olympics’ appeared first on Boxing News....
20:34, 2019-06-30

Jobs done at Pan Am Games, now looks ahead to Olympics Eve Jobs contributed to a United States bronze in team show jumping at the Pan Am Games and narrowly missed out on another in the individual event on Friday, putting the youngest daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs in the Olympic conversation....
07:51, 2019-08-10

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
15:34, 2019-07-24

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
17:00, 2019-06-11

Former Kentucky coach Hal Mumme remembers Jared Lorenzen, the 'unbelievable' athlete Former Kentucky coach Hal Mumme remembers how Jared Lorenzen caught his eye as an shockingly talented quarterback recruit.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-05

'Madden NFL' cover athlete Patrick Mahomes wants to make mark in game with no-look passes Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback Patrick Mahomes is on the cover of the 'Madden NFL 20' video game. But can his character do no-look and lefty passes?       ...
18:34, 2019-07-12

USA Gymnastics releases new Safe Sport policy, signals 'next step' to athlete safety USA Gymnastics’ new policy now defines other kinds of misconduct or abuse, including emotional and physical abuse, bullying and hazing.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Rio champion Nurudinov DQ’d from London Olympics for doping LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A weightlifting gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has been disqualified from the 2012 London Games for doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says its new anti-doping chamber stripped Ruslan Nurudinov of fourth place in London in the 105-kilogram weig...
16:34, 2019-05-27

Toyota teases its plans for Olympics in Tokyo Toyota's plan to showcase new mobility technologies at next year's Summer Olympics is still under construction. But more ideas might be in the works....
08:17, 2019-07-22

Kidd-Gilchrist Returns to Lexington to Help With Special Olympics Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helping out with the Special Olympics Sunday at the Joe Craft Center WATCH: @MKG14 was back in Lexington on Sunday to help out with a Special Olympics Basketball Camp at the Joe Craft Center. pic.twitter.com/GGEQyliSGl — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 30, 2019 Lexington...
02:34, 2019-07-01

Curry in Japan to talk Tokyo Olympics, Rui Hachimura Stephen Curry is already looking ahead to the next challenge in his basketball career, including the chance to represent the United States at next year's Tokyo Olympics       ...
12:34, 2019-06-23

US Olympics body may sanction athletes for Trump protests Athletes are facing possible sanctions for protesting Donald Trump at the Pan American Games. Gwen Berry and Race Imboden tried to draw attention to social issues in the US that they feel are spiraling out of control....
08:34, 2019-08-12

Tokyo unveils its recycled e-waste Olympics medals The organizing committee for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo have unveiled the designs for the medals. The baubles that'll hang from the necks of the winningest athletes in each game reflect their struggle for brilliance in the years b......
16:34, 2019-07-24

The next 'Mario & Sonic Olympics' game has a retro 2D mode Over the past 12 years, Nintendo and Sega have faithfully published their mashup, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, to correspond with the iconic sporting event. The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be a homecoming of sorts for the two mascots, who......
00:51, 2019-08-21

| Paris welcomes first delegations preparing for 2024 Olympics With five years to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first foreign delegations began a two-day Paris visit to check out venues and possible base camps....
17:17, 2019-07-02

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s world swimming championships, the very public protests riveted the swimming world and cast a spotlight (...
19:00, 2019-08-07

IOC begins conference to decide on 2026 Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
10:51, 2019-06-24

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
16:00, 2019-07-05

Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify. Daniel Ek, the founder and chief executive of the popular digital music service, is among a slew of high-profile business leaders and politicians getting behind Sweden’s bid to host the 2026 Games, a week...
12:17, 2019-06-17

Olympics: Year before Games, Tokyo better prepared than any city before - IOC A year before hosting the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo is better prepared than any other city in the past to host the Games, Olympic chief Thomas Bach said on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-24

Russia eyes Tokyo Olympics after doping troubles With a year to go until the Olympics in Tokyo, Russia believes it can emerge from the shadow of doping scandals and surge up the medals table       ...
15:34, 2019-07-24

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Committee has confirmed that boxing will continue as an...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Ryan Lochte gets candid about considering death after Olympics scandal Ryan Lochte may be focused on his comeback story, but the emotional scars stemming from the 2016 Olympics remain. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” airing Tuesday at 11 p.m., the 35-year-old Olympian reflected on the fallout from the scandal in Rio, in which he a...
22:00, 2019-08-19

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organizers closed the first phase of ticket applications on Wednesday for Japan residents, and applicants will be told on June 20 what tickets they have been ...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Joe Girardi to manage Team USA at Olympics baseball qualifier DURHAM, N.C. — Four-time World Series champion Joe Girardi will manage Team USA at an Olympic qualifying tournament in November, hoping to guide the squad to a spot at the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. USA Baseball said Wednesday the rest of the coaching staff for the Premier12 competition in Mexico w...
19:17, 2019-08-08

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
20:01, 2019-07-18

New Seoul Formula E track layout revealed using Olympics venue The new ABB FIA Formula E track in Seoul will be run over a 19-turn course around the city's Jamsil Sports Complex, the venue of the 1988 Olympic Games...
17:51, 2019-07-02

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Doping: Uzbeki weightlifter Nurudinov disqualified from London Olympics Uzbekistan's Ruslan Nurudinov has been disqualified from the London Olympics weightlifting competition after being found guilty of doping, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday....
20:51, 2019-05-27

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
13:51, 2019-08-08

Long and winding road finally takes Holzner to the Olympics For almost every athlete the road to Olympics is a long and winding path negotiated over years if not decades, a physically and emotionally exhausting journey to a sporting Shangri La....
15:17, 2019-08-01

Olympics: Tokyo well positioned one year out from Games after early troubles When Tokyo was awarded the rights to the 2020 Olympics in Buenos Aires six years ago, it was hoped Japan's reputation for efficiency and the bid's promise of a "compact games" could ensure a smooth buildup to the event....
11:01, 2019-07-23

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit......
01:51, 2019-06-24

The Olympics Are Coming To Tokyo, And So Is The Movement To Kill The Games Forever TOKYO, JAPAN — In the lobby of the Marunouchi Nijubashi Building, which is undergoing final preparations to host the 2020 Olympics, a robot is on patrol. A combination of information kiosk and surveillance camera, the robot stops directly in front of me. It has the word ALSOK plastered across its ne...
10:51, 2019-08-14

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
11:01, 2019-07-23

Former Rio de Janeiro governor says he paid $2M bribe to host 2016 Olympics Sergio Cabral told a judge the money went to Lamine Diack, the former president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and was used to buy as many as nine votes....
09:34, 2019-07-05

Ex-Rio governor Sergio Cabral: Paid $2M for votes to win 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro has told a Brazilian court he paid $2 million in bribes to buy votes at the International Olympic Committee to win the 2016 Summer Olympic Games....
19:51, 2019-07-05

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital swelters through a scorching weather that has killed...
06:00, 2019-08-09

Olympics: Tokyo preparations on track one year out from Games - official Tokyo is fully on track to deliver the "compact" 2020 Olympics it promised when it was awarded the rights to the event six years ago, the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination Commission chief said on Tuesday....
19:34, 2019-07-23

Former Rio governor admits to paying $2m in bribes for 2016 Olympics – video A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge on Thursday that he paid about $2m for the votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games. Sérgio Cabral said he paid $1.5m in bribes through intermediaries to the former president of th...
04:51, 2019-07-06

US women's volleyball team secures Tokyo Olympics bid The U.S. women's volleyball team has secured an Olympic berth for next summer's Tokyo Games, beating Argentina in straight sets at a Tokyo Women's Volleyball Qualification Tournament       ...
00:34, 2019-08-05

Swedish bid hopes Latvia link key to 2026 Olympics host vote The head of Sweden's 2026 Winter Olympics bid believes having Latvia on the hosting ticket can sway Monday's vote       ...
19:51, 2019-06-23

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Opinion: Swimmer Ryan Lochte, aiming for his fifth Olympics, is worth rooting for Sure, swimmer Ryan Lochte has made mistakes throughout his career. But as he tries to make his fifth Olympics, you can't help but root for him.       ...
02:01, 2019-08-01

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
12:17, 2019-08-09

Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goalShortly after her stunning victory over Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Simona Halep made her way to the players’ lawn, the are...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortina bid recording stronger local support than Sweden's Stockholm/Are proposal....
15:17, 2019-05-24

Ancient War Goblin Henry Kissinger Defends Olympics In Los Angeles Times Every global-scale sporting event exists in a strange standoff with itself. On one side is the inevitable bloat and graft and soul-deep cynicism that animates every such event—the neighborhoods flattened or surveilled or otherwise punished for sitting where a stadium is supposed to be, the bribery a...
22:34, 2019-06-27

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals Tokyo Olympic organizers celebrated reaching the 1-year mark by unveiling the gold, silver, and bronze medals for the games       ...
02:34, 2019-07-24

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
05:00, 2019-08-09

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling of a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games' website....
09:34, 2019-07-24

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters        ...
07:34, 2019-06-01

Opinion: Anti-doping rebellion rises a year from Tokyo Olympics Australian and British swimmers refuse to share podium with Sun Yang, who faces possible lifetime ban after smashing vial of his blood during test.       ...
23:17, 2019-07-23

Jailed former Rio de Janeiro governor says he bought votes for 2016 Summer Olympics A jailed former governor of Rio de Janeiro state told a judge he paid for the votes of IOC members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-05

Calgary chosen to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress, the ‘Olympics of oil and gas’ The congress will inject Calgary's economy with $65 million and bring over 5,000 people to the city, according to the World Petroleum Council of Canada....
00:34, 2019-06-24

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-31

Shaun White says he's going to world skateboarding championships, gauging Tokyo Olympics Three-time Olympics snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White announced he will take part in the world skateboarding championships and eye Tokyo Olympics.       ...
18:01, 2019-07-23

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the Tokyo 2020 bid....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics through 24-hour free throw fundraiser Basketball analyst Deb Antonelli raised over $80,000 for Special Olympics through a free throw fundraiser. She shot for 24 hours.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Special Olympics Summer Games Held At EKU, Including First Ever Young Athletes Festival RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) – Special Olympics athletes from all over the Bluegrass are at EKU this weekend for the 2019 summer games. Athletes ages 8 and older have been preparing to compete all year, and the younger kids even got a chance to join in on the fun. This year’s summer games included t...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
09:34, 2019-05-23

Former Rio de Janeiro governor admits he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
19:17, 2019-07-05

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
19:51, 2019-05-28

Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals 1 year ahead of games TOKYO — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to ...
09:51, 2019-07-24

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games....
10:51, 2019-07-05

Red Sox know this series is about more than just growing the game LONDON — In his book “Francona: The Red Sox Years,” written with Dan Shaughnessy, former Red Sox skipper and current Indians manager Terry Francona recalled his dread in taking the team to Japan to open the season with a two-game series against the Athletics. Francona could barely generate any enthu...
17:00, 2019-06-29

Ever-growing cars: why they keep on getting wider The original Porsche 911 had a narrow 1610mm waistline, the new one has gained 242mm The increasing girth of cars over the past several decades has been a bone of contention, but the end could be in sight Do you struggle to squeeze your car down country lanes? Is it awkward to fit in a supermark...
02:51, 2019-08-05

Should I buy a TCL TV? A look at one of the fastest growing TV brands 'Should you buy a TCL TV?' It’s a question that might be hard to answer when you’re in the midst of shopping for your next television. With so many TVs around these days, making head or tail of all the names on the market can be nigh impossible. That’s why we ...
19:51, 2019-06-21

The growing potential of e-Signatures The value of global exports has almost doubled since 1996, driven significantly by the internet.  Today it is easier than ever to quickly generate global exposure for a brand.  In fact, some of the world’s most famous and globally successful businesses did not exist 20 years ago. &#...
18:34, 2019-07-10

March of the under 10s – generation growing up as protesters Research says those born since 2010 are expert at spotting fake news and handling technology Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s under 10s, the so-called Alpha generation and the first cohort born into the fully-fledged social media ...
09:00, 2019-06-19

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on its pl...
04:01, 2019-06-03

The artificial glacier growing in the desert In the far north of India, a cold mountain desert is the stunning backdrop to an unprecedented icy structure. This is a land of extremes, where rainfall is scarce and temperatures range wildly from torrid to far below freezing. The locals say it's the only place in the world where a man, sitting in ...
15:00, 2019-07-09

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.        ...
15:17, 2019-07-10

Turbo VPN is the fastest growing mobile VPN Turbo VPN is the mobile VPN service with the biggest growth in the second quarter of 2019 (compared to the previous year). In research created by mobile analytics company App Annie exclusively for TechRadar, the free VPN privacy app had the largest absolute year-over-year growth in worldwide do...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
14:00, 2019-07-11

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel said he has received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well-prepared script and it’s just one of those things where if you are caught off guard you might fall for it,” said Noel. Noel said that in each o...
09:51, 2019-05-22

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
03:51, 2019-05-22

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
22:51, 2019-06-04

For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time---So Parents Fight Back To get kids off screens, experts are advising parents to structure their kids’ time, marking a retreat from past advice that children be given unfettered downtime....
13:00, 2019-07-23

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about science. [credit: YouTube/Netflix ] Direct...
22:51, 2019-05-24

It's Rumor Time: Tarantino might be planning a Netflix extended cut for Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood Quentin Tarantino has been refreshingly candid about all the material he was forced to cut from his recent Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, going so far as to include a credit for his old pal Tim Roth (cut) in the film’s closing crawl. That acknowledgment of edited scenes, actors, and more from the di...
00:51, 2019-08-03

Rent the Runway Is Growing Fast, and Struggling to Keep Up The clothing rental company Rent the Runway recently earned a $1 billion valuation, but some aspects of the service haven’t kept up with growth, including satisfaction with clothing availability, technology systems and customer service....
17:00, 2019-07-23

U.S. fans at heart of growing Arsenal fan protests Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club's owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Code Red: Jon Gruden Says Nathan Peterman "Is Growing On Me" When Nathan Peterman finished his tour of pain with the Buffalo Bills last November, he wasn’t sent to football prison, even though that clearly would’ve been the right decision. Peterman earned a second chance with the only team that would make sense for him to give him one. (“Sense” is used lightl...
22:17, 2019-07-31

NBA really wants to stop growing free agency trend LAS VEGAS — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA’s board of governors discussed ways Tuesday to fix that process — either by changing rules, adding rules or potentially eliminating some...
05:51, 2019-07-10

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last year. A......
18:34, 2019-07-12

Chefs are now growing seeds specifically for different tastes These chefs are taking the farm-to-table trend to a whole new level. Instead of just buying fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the nearest farm, a growing group of top chefs are also raising their own produce with seeds developed specifically for taste — often with the input of their fellow c...
01:34, 2019-07-01

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend to rake in plaudits come award season. The way he p...
16:00, 2019-05-26

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

Nick Caserio wants out in growing Patriots’ headache As the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era starts to wind down (eventually, we assume), things appear to be getting messy in New England. The Patriots want to keep Nick Caserio in New England, but the highly touted director of player personnel doesn’t want to stay, according to Ben Volin of the Bosto...
21:17, 2019-06-19

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday became the latest candidate for the job to oversee the UK’s chaotic and long-stalled Br...
22:00, 2019-05-25

Zimbabwe to legalize growing of industrial hemp Zimbabwe will change its laws to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp for export, cabinet ministers said on Tuesday, adding that the government saw the plant as a future substitute for tobacco, the country's biggest export earning crop....
01:17, 2019-08-07

Eli Manning’s chemistry growing with two Giants receivers Highlights from the Giants practice on Wednesday: Something good Eli Manning had another solid day, going 5-for-6 in the 7-on-7 drills. He and receiver Bennie Fowler seem to be bolstering their chemistry each day, which was highlighted by several completed passes as well as back-to-back targets in t...
22:51, 2019-08-14

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists reported on Thursday....
17:51, 2019-07-04

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks and benefits. But if any researchers were hoping fo...
02:34, 2019-07-13

GM: Expectations 'growing' for talent-laden Nets In the wake of an eventful free-agency period that saw the Nets add Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, GM Sean Marks spoke to the need to "stand true to who we have been for three years."...
03:17, 2019-07-10

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growths on the backs of their skulls. The researchers posited that this was due to the amount of time they...
21:01, 2019-06-21

Owensboro man wants to stop town’s growing violence OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An Owensboro man is trying to bring residents together to stop the town’s growing violence. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports , in a year that is not quite half over there have been five homicides within the city and two in the county, all gun-related. That’s...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
16:17, 2019-07-05

Women's World Cup and Paralympics to get protected TV status like men's finals and Olympics under Labour government A Labour government would add the Paralympics and Women's World Cup to the list of key sporting events that must be broadcast on free-to-air channels....
10:51, 2019-06-13

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
20:51, 2019-06-27

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:51, 2019-05-24

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based entrepreneurs have built 72 such businesses in th...
13:17, 2019-06-10

Royal Caribbean is growing in China despite the economic slowdown — here's why "We're having a record year there. It's much better than last year. It continues to improve," Royal Caribbean CEO Richard Fain tells Jim Cramer....
22:51, 2019-07-31

US fans at heart of growing Arsenal supporter protests "Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club\u0027s owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching."...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
11:17, 2019-07-13

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
09:51, 2019-07-13

Blockchain is the fastest growing skill in Singapore, says LinkedIn Blockchain is one of the fastest growing skills among workers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, according to a LinkedIn report published Wednesday. LinkedIn analyzed the skills listed by its members from the APAC region over the last five years to identify the top 10 rising skills. The report found...
12:00, 2019-06-19

Twitter now has 139 million users—and that number is growing Twitter is reporting surprisingly strong user numbers and revenue even as it eliminates robotic and fake accounts on its platform.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-31

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
10:17, 2019-07-18

Chinese gov't concerned for growing Hong Kong protests China's top political liaison to Hong Kong warned Wednesday the island territory faces its most serious threat since it returned to Beijing's control 22 years ago, over the outcry related to a proposed extradition bill....
09:34, 2019-08-08

Virat Kohli's fan club: 103 million followers -- and growing Virat Kohli is already adored by millions across India and around the globe -- but the nation's cricket captain can now add one of the sport's greatest ever players to his ever expanding fan club....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Boston University Joins Growing Online M.B.A. Field Boston University is launching a fully online M.B.A. at a discount to many rivals, becoming the latest private university to bet big on digital education as applications for traditional degrees wane....
17:00, 2019-07-23

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products by distributing it to existing customers....
23:51, 2019-07-11

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
07:00, 2019-06-20

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the service per day. By way of comparison, YouTube says more than 1.9 billion watch video every month....
22:51, 2019-06-12

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an increasingly common horn-like growth at the base of t...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others could see major losses at the fall harvest. By now, the corn at UK’s Spindletop Farm should be s...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Dr. Siegel on why teens are 'growing horns' from prolonged cellphone use New research suggests that teens are sprouting horns on the back of their heads, and Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel argued that it's likely connected to prolonged cell phone use....
21:00, 2019-06-21

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup showcase in North Carolina....
04:00, 2019-08-17

Facebook has had numerous scandals. So why does user engagement keep growing? Despite Facebook’s numerous scandals, privacy lapses and service outages, user engagement has been on an upswing through the first half of 2019.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-22

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
20:00, 2019-07-12

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday....
19:51, 2019-06-03

Ocasio-Cortez likens growing cauliflower to colonialism She promised grassroots activism, but this is ridiculous. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken aim at cauliflower, claiming that growing the vegetable in community gardens in non-white neighborhoods is an act of colonialism. “When someone says that it’s ‘too hard’ to do a greenspace that grows yu...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Growing calls for Corbyn to boot out anti-Semitism row MP Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing demands to kick Chris Williamson out of the party as a long-time ally of the Labour leader has insisted the controversial MP "has to go"....
13:51, 2019-06-28

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
12:34, 2019-07-04

Growing evidence suggests Parkinson's disease starts in gut Research shows key proteins in disease can spread from gastrointestinal tract to brainEvidence that Parkinson’s disease may start off in the gut is mounting, according to new research showing proteins thought to play a key role in the disease can spread from the gastrointestinal tract to the brain.T...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Love joins growing list opting out of Team USA Cavs forward Kevin Love has become the ninth player to inform Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not be participating in the FIBA World Cup this summer....
21:00, 2019-07-24

Mexico's central bank governor says economy growing below potential The head of Mexico's central bank said on Wednesday that consumption in Latin America's second-largest economy could pick up again even if recent data pointed to a slowdown....
18:00, 2019-08-21

Motorola India to Focus on Growing Business in Online Space Motorola that saw its India shipments decline a whopping 70 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2018, is re-energising its focus on growing business in the online space, a key company official has stressed....
12:51, 2019-07-01

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Iran shows growing fury in the Gulf. It really is desperate to talk The British Heritage super tanker is owned by BP, under a British flag, and on charter to an Anglo-Dutch company, so it's unsurprising that the ship appeared to abandon suddenly its plans over the weekend as it sailed within sight of Iran....
21:00, 2019-07-11

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinting co-workers into the kitchen’s walk-in fridge, screaming “Gun!” They locked the door against an armed intruder.“He was threatening everyone with a gu...
08:17, 2019-08-04

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
22:17, 2019-06-27

Pak-Origin UK Minister Is Latest In Growing List To Replace Theresa May UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to "deliver Brexit" after repeated delays....
19:34, 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:01, 2019-05-24

In Stranger Things 3, the Hawkins Crew Feel the Pain of Growing Up In Stranger Things season 3, set in the summer of 1985, the Hawkins crew are full-fledged teenagers dealing with new romances and threats old and new. Stranger Things 3 release date in India is July 4......
13:00, 2019-06-30

Joe Hill dishes on ‘NOS4A2’ series and growing up with dad Stephen King When your dad is Stephen King, it makes for an unusual childhood. So it’s no wonder that Joe Hill’s novel about a killer who feeds off children’s souls has been adapted into AMC’s new horror series “NOS4A2.” “When I was 8 years old, my dad did a film with George Romero, ‘Creepshow.’ They put me......
18:00, 2019-05-31

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to ...
20:51, 2019-06-09

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
09:34, 2019-07-13

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Microsoft beats estimates, powered by growing cloud profits Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from businesses upgrading Windows....
23:51, 2019-07-18

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
06:17, 2019-05-22

Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes, he didn’t hesitate. The police who keep watch over the town of 16,000 raffled off free cameras in a partnership with the camera...
17:51, 2019-07-22

Exciting Netherlands side have been growing into the World Cup | Suzanne Wrack They started slowly but in the knockout stages they have looked more like the team who were crowned European champions in 2017Vivianne Miedema says that the Netherlands are “back in the flow” after overcoming a shaky start to progress to a World Cup semi-final against Sweden.It has taken a long time...
11:34, 2019-07-03

As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Tens of thousands rally in Moscow in growing election protest Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Moscow Saturday to protest the refusal of authorities to allow a slate of independent candidates on the fall city council elections.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-10

UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the continent’s economy, environment and communities w...
21:17, 2019-05-21

China growing at slowest pace in decades not a sign of weakness China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter — the weakest pace since 1992. But the numbers may not be as gloomy for the world's second-largest economy as they appear, says Wang Tao from Swiss bank UBS....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support....
04:17, 2019-06-18

India Is Only Major Asian Nation That's Growing Its Export Share India's share of world exports rose to 1.71 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 from 1.58 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017, data compiled by Bloomberg show....
09:51, 2019-08-01

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
21:51, 2019-06-20

Josef Martínez Adds Two More MLS Scoring Records To His Growing Collection Atlanta United forward Josef Martínez can’t stop breaking records. Last season, the 26-year-old Venezuelan shattered the MLS single-season scoring record with 31 goals, four more than the previous record of 27. On Sunday, he added two more records to his collection with this towering header against ...
18:00, 2019-08-12

UK government won't rush 5G security report despite growing operator unrest Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has said a security review of the UK’s 5G supply chain is a complex project and will not be rushed despite new warnings from mobile operators that further delay of the report’s publication is leading to uncertainty.Speaking at 5G World in London, Wright ...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Wide Sargasso seaweed: 5,500-mile algae belt keeps on growing ‘Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt’ now appears almost every year, forming largest record bloomIt weighs 20m tonnes, stretches from west Africa to the Gulf of Mexico, and washes up on beaches creating a malodorous stench. Now scientists say a vast swathe of brown seaweed could be becoming an annual occu...
21:17, 2019-07-04

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals’ growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animals. The official STA news agency says more than 100 farm animals have been killed by bear...
17:17, 2019-06-12

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny....
12:51, 2019-06-12

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strategies now to respond to this deepening relationship....
23:17, 2019-06-03

UK flower-growing industry in full bloom and worth £121m Homegrown stems accounted for 14% of £865m worth of flowers sold in Britain last yearThe British-grown flower industry is now worth £121m – up from £82m in 2015 – following years of decline owing to imported stems, figures reveal.Last year homegrown flowers accounted for 14% of the £865m worth of al...
02:00, 2019-06-13

Timex joins growing business of blocking electromagnetic waves How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to protect themselves from the ill effects of technology. From paint and tents to hoodies and socks, makers of products that claim to block harmful electr...
16:34, 2019-08-12

Target Outages Illustrate Retail's Growing Tech Complexity The technical problems at Target stores over the weekend illustrate the challenge of unifying a large retailer’s technology infrastructure with its bricks-and-mortar presence and underscore the importance of having trusted vendors and backup plans....
01:51, 2019-06-18

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with Russia. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories...
03:34, 2019-05-29

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here's what I learnt about the growing meatless movement. Meatless alternatives are on the rise, fueled by startups and companies. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi tried out 21 days as a vegetarian and explores whether this is a fad or the future of food....
05:34, 2019-06-20

Colombia laments lack of aid for growing Venezuela migration crisis International donors have been significantly less generous in their support of Venezuelan migrants than other global refugee crises, Colombia's foreign minister said on Tuesday, as he repeated a request for more aid money....
00:17, 2019-08-21

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
01:17, 2019-06-18

Scientists in Japan get clearance for growing human-animal hybrids Genetic modification can be a touchy subject in scientific circles, especially when the life form being modified is an animal. Researchers fear that the consequences of rogue scientists “playing God” will lead us down a scary path, and they may be right, but the Japanese government just ...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
14:17, 2019-06-04

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

No room for cheats in Jim Ratcliffe's growing sports empire Jim Ratcliffe will pull the plug on Team Ineos or Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon record attempt with immediate effect if either is caught up in cheating....
17:34, 2019-05-23

Government Bond-Market Measure Says Recession Risk Growing The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note by as much as 0.259 percentage point, the most since May 2007....
02:00, 2019-07-10

Won't Let India, China Leverage "Growing Nation" Tag Now: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has said that India and China are no longer "developing nations" and were "taking advantage" of the tag from the WTO and asserted that he will not let it happen anymore....
23:17, 2019-08-14

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
10:00, 2019-06-14

China's military warns against growing threat from Taiwan 'separatists' China has warned against what it describes as a growing threat from "separatists" in Taiwan, and said it would not rule out using force against the self-governed island Beijing regards as part of its territory....
09:17, 2019-07-24

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues Correlation found between poor air quality and disorders including schizophreniaPeople who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests.Air pollution has become a matter of growing concern as an increasing nu...
20:17, 2019-08-20

How Qatar's Cows Show Growing Resistance To Saudi-Led Boycott Three times a day, the Holstein cows on this dairy farm north of Doha placidly step onto a circular platform to get hooked up to automated milking tubes....
05:34, 2019-07-22

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., have laws going into effect this year that extend or eliminate the amount of time victims of child sexual abuse have to sue their...
16:00, 2019-07-21

New 2019 Audi Q3 Sportback joins brand’s growing SUV range News 23 Jul, 2019 The new Audi Q3 Sportback arrives as a rival for the BMW X2 and Mercedes GLA, and features petrol, diesel and mild hybrid powertrains...
07:51, 2019-07-24

India Just Lost Its Title as World's Fastest-Growing Big Economy India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6% last quarter, forcing it to surrender its title as the world’s fastest-growing large economy as citizens and companies held back on spending....
19:34, 2019-05-31

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.       ...
13:17, 2019-07-11

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
18:34, 2019-05-30

CannTrust shares dive on report that execs knew of unlicensed pot growing CannTrust shares have plummeted further after a report alleging that senior executives were aware of pot cultivation in rooms without government approval....
02:34, 2019-07-25

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier just yet. Nor would I tolerate much more of this con...
15:17, 2019-06-03

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
13:17, 2019-05-30

England's wait for Open glory goes on but list of likely lads is growing Late into Sunday night's celebrations, Shane Lowry stated, simply: "Dreams do come true." But for the Englishmen in the field, winning The Open remains no more than a dream, next year at Royal St George's marking three decades since Nick Faldo was the tournament's last English winner....
19:51, 2019-07-22

Apple will continue to dominate fast-growing smartwatch market until at least 2023 While the global smartphone market remains stagnant as groundbreaking foldable designs need more time to "stabilize" and 5G deployment is still too slow to make a difference, smartwatch sales continue to grow at an impressive pace around the world, pushing the entire wearable device industry forward...
09:51, 2019-06-21

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questions for the first time about Iran’s adherenc...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months. Provisional results Monday showed the left-leaning Gr...
22:17, 2019-05-27

The world's population could stop growing by 2100, UN report finds We're getting older, and the global population is expected to peak at about 11 billion, the U.N. Population Division found.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Young people growing ‘horns’ on the back of their skulls from phone use: Study A study shows that young people are growing horn-like bone spurs at the base of their head, and researchers believe that the appendages are a result of cellphone use....
23:51, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her handling of a contentious extradition bill....
17:34, 2019-06-17

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023 It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innovation level and in terms of actual sales numbers. It's also no secret that mobile device vendors and market analysts were counting on two big breakthro...
14:51, 2019-07-02

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Trade War Fight Song Shows Growing Anti-U.S. Sentiment in China Perhaps nothing captures the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in China better than a song about the trade war that is going viral in Beijing: “If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits.” This privately-produced song has more than 100,000 views on WeChat and is just o...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Real estate CEO John Burns on the growing build-to-rent trend More and more homebuilders are thinking of becoming the landlords of the units they're building. CNBC's Diana Olick and John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting join 'The Exchange' to discuss....
20:17, 2019-07-31

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....
03:51, 2019-06-15

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
02:51, 2019-07-05

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions have stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
19:01, 2019-05-23

China Warns Hong Kong Protesters, Signals Growing Impatience China’s top office for Hong Kong affairs signaled Beijing’s waning patience with protesters in Hong Kong, warning them not to underestimate the strength of the central government and urging the local police to punish those who break the law. ​...
21:00, 2019-08-06

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC said on Wednesday....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools which mimics human action and can automate high-v...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
22:17, 2019-07-16

‘There’s no opposition now’: how a quiet Canada town became a world leader in growing weed In an abandoned chocolate factory in Ontario, Canopy Growth is nurturing global ambitions. But could it thrive in Britain?The musky aroma hits you from the car park at the headquarters of Canopy Growth, the world’s largest cannabis company.Inside this nondescript warehouse – an abandoned Hershey’s c...
00:34, 2019-06-30

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices. ScarCruft is a Korean-speaking advanced persiste...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday to “tackle the issue”. ...
23:51, 2019-06-28

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
04:00, 2019-07-19

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions....
01:51, 2019-06-24

Sales Of Japanese Cars In South Korea Slump Amid Growing Diplomatic Row Sales of Japanese-branded autos in South Korea slumped in July amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries that has led to consumer boycotts and efforts by Seoul to cut the economy's......
20:34, 2019-08-05

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
18:17, 2019-06-04

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-05-22

Theresa May Faces Growing Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals on leaving the European Union, with patience diminishing in her party and her cabinet....
21:17, 2019-05-22

Tech Companies Say it’s Too Hard to Hire High-Skilled Immigrants in the U.S. — So They’re Growing in Canada Instead On a recent Tuesday, Neal Fachan walked down a dock in Seattle’s Lake Union and boarded a blue and yellow Harbour Air seaplane, alongside six other tech executives. He was bound for Vancouver to check on the Canadian office of Qumulo, the Seattle-based cloud storage company he co-founded in 20...
20:00, 2019-07-31

More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging travelers to exercise increased caution in the Chinese territory due to what it termed civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests....
17:51, 2019-08-08

Curbing malicious behavior and growing users: Why Twitter stock popped 20% in July From curbing malicious behavior to accelerating user growth, the social media site ended the first half on a high note.       ...
22:00, 2019-08-11

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysisAfternoon summary 6.06pm BST 5.53pm BST This is from ITV’s Robert Peston.I expect the...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Inside Amazon's growing ad business: Everything we know about how the e-commerce giant is making inroads with marketers Reuters/Joshua Roberts Amazon is steadily building an advertising business that competes with Google and Facebook. Amazon's ad business doubled year-over-year and made $10 billion in 2018. Analysts expect for it to grow significantly more over the coming years. Amazon is increasingly rolling out ne...
01:00, 2019-06-22

Trump faces growing Republican revolt over Mexico tariffs – live updates Senate Republicans dismiss Trump’s plan and threaten vetoPresident wants to slap tariffs on goods imported from MexicoSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.15pm BST Donald Trump joined world leaders to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Portsmouth on the final day of his ...
15:34, 2019-06-05

A fast-growing web of Amazon-owned doorbell cameras is raising privacy fears Critics complain police partnerships with the doorbell camera company Ring is turning neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Irish PM sees growing risk of no deal Brexit, backs Weber for Commission Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing with the British Conservatives set to choose a new leader....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
16:17, 2019-06-29

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US — and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon (AMZN, FDX, USD) The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment. BI Intelligence To keep up with mounting demand, retailers and...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Vegan and meat-free fast-food options are growing. Here's where to find them. Del Taco and Blaze Pizza are joining the growing plant-based protein movement. The two restaurant chains are launching new vegan tacos and pizza.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
00:17, 2019-06-15

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of dollars in lost production. ...
20:17, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 4-Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Frontier Airlines growing again: 9 new nonstop routes, including Las Vegas flights, $29 intro fares The Denver-based discount airline is expanding heavily in Las Vegas, with new flights from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland and other cities.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a countermeasure to Tokyo's recent decision to downgrade Seoul's trade status amid a diplomatic row....
01:17, 2019-08-13

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Paul Feig and Veena Sud added to Quibi's growing star-studded roster of creators Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form digital service Quibi is shaping up to be a hub for some of the industry’s biggest filmmakers. (Well, let’s be real: the billion-dollar content budget probably helps.) On Sunday Katzenberg announced a forthcoming nighttime-only horror series from Steve...
00:34, 2019-06-12

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delivery method that uses technology to monitor patient ...
13:17, 2019-06-06

In a world moving at breakneck speed, growing indoor plants is teaching me patience | Mel Campbell Everything I’ve read suggests apple tree cuttings don’t take well. But neither does the insecurity of inner-city rentingTwo Shepard avocado seeds balance on toothpicks in wineglasses of water on my kitchen windowsill. They have been there since April, when I was seized by some primal urge (home owne...
06:17, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Lockmaker Assa Abloy flags growing market uncertainty as Q2 profit jumps Assa Abloy, the world's biggest lock maker, said on Wednesday weaker construction signals and geopolitical challenges had increased uncertainty in some of its markets, as it posted profit growth that matched expectations....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Elon Musk shakes up Tesla Autopilot team after growing frustrated with the group’s progress While the Autopilot capability of Tesla vehicles has improved markedly over time, the Autopilot team responsible for delivering said capabilities has long seemed to be plagued by dysfunction. Going back to 2017, there were credible reports that the team was losing top engineers at a rapid clip. Even...
06:17, 2019-07-10

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consultant, who works with the UN Interregional Crime a...
04:34, 2019-07-10

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
19:51, 2019-07-23

R. Kelly's Ex-Wife Drea Opens Up in Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta Trailer: "He Cracked Me, But He Didn't Break Me" The drama is just getting started for Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. E! News has your exclusive first look at the third season of the WEtv reality show, below, featuring R. Kelly's ex-wife......
18:17, 2019-05-22

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
05:51, 2019-06-22

Are young people growing horns because of mobile phones? Not so fast | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yetPeople are strange about mobile phones. On the one hand, we can’t live without them. A modern existence is almost entirely reliant on the ability to at all times be connected to virtually every person alive toda...
09:51, 2019-06-21

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa new tricks. What’s interesting is that individuals produce many Alexa skills, and Amazon shares skill revenues with developers....
16:34, 2019-07-06

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
22:00, 2019-06-19

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is gaining momentum followi...
19:00, 2019-08-07

Telehealth industry defined: the services, systems, benefits & trends of a growing digital health segment This is a preview of The Digital Health Ecosystem research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Health industry research reports. As digital transformation continues permeating the healthcare industry, telehealth is gaining momen...
07:34, 2019-08-13

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and some 5,000 people continue to flee across borders ev...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trash heaps in downtown Los Angeles continue growing months after multiple typhus cases: report Trash is a growing problem for residents in Los Angeles and as the garbage piles up, so do the rats, fueling concerns about flea-borne typhus, according to reports....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Dr. Pimple Popper drained an orange-sized lump that was growing on the back of a woman's thigh for 10 years drpimplepopper/Instagram Editor's note: This story contains spoilers and graphic images of skin conditions. In episode 2 of season 3 of "Dr. Pimple Popper," Dr. Sandra Lee treats a women named Leta who has had a lump the size of an orange on her left thigh for 10 years. Dr. Lee identified the lump ...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Lindsey Graham: Russia 'collusion narrative died with the Mueller report,' 'corruption' case growing The narrative that President Trump colluded with Russia "died" with the Mueller report's release, but the case alleging corruption in the origins of the probe is growing....
07:51, 2019-06-12

Ja Rule's Kids Question His Fyre Festival Sequel Plans in Growing Up Hip Hop: New York Sneak Peek Was Fyre Festival the most iconic festival that never happened? Festival co-founder Ja Rule certainly thinks so, and he might be right, though "iconic" might be a questionable......
18:17, 2019-08-19

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
22:34, 2019-06-18

Gun violence in America prompts Amnesty International and a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
07:00, 2019-08-08

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods sparked by trade and political tensions.Sales of trips to Japan...
07:17, 2019-07-24

Athletes turn to plant-based and vegan diets to gain edge in a growing sports world trend Veganism is on the rise in the United States and elite athletes are turning to the diet, particularly at the peak and latter stages of their careers.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Chris Farley’s brother recalls growing up with comic legend, shares how family healed after tragic death Kevin Farley, the younger brother of late comic Chris Farley, has come forward to share his bittersweet memories with the “Saturday Night Live” legend....
17:51, 2019-05-27

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news broke that Shanahan would be stepping down amid questi...
16:17, 2019-06-19

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
18:00, 2019-05-22

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
03:17, 2019-05-23

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by over 70 percent in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subsc...
14:34, 2019-07-12

REGTECH REVISITED: How the regtech landscape is evolving to address FIs' ever growing compliance needs BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Regtech solutions seemed to offer the solution to financial institutions' (FIs) compliance woes when ...
00:17, 2019-06-08

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
19:34, 2019-08-14

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's movie industry and the Manson Family murders. (May 23)        ...
12:17, 2019-05-23

REPORT: Ant Financial and Tencent are rapidly growing their financial services ecosystems — here's exactly what they offer and where we think they'll go next (TCEHY) This is a preview of the Fintech Disruptors from the East research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Over the past 15 years, spending in China has become increasingly powered by mobile payments. In Q...
00:17, 2019-06-08

'Dead zone': Data confirms dire warnings about algae growing in Chesapeake Bay Maryland scientists have been warning of a growing "dead zone" in the Chesapeake Bay. Data confirms their dire warnings.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Selma Blair growing 'seemingly sicker' from multiple sclerosis, dreams of horseback riding Despite being "seemingly sicker" from her multiple sclerosis battle, Selma Blair still aims to ride horses again: "I am asking for it all."        ...
00:51, 2019-07-19

These Kids Know ‘Stranger Things.’ But What’s Stranger Than Growing Up? Monstrous evil isn’t the only thing that’s grown in the fictional town of Hawkins, Ind. The young stars of Netflix’s coming-of-age series reflect on where they’ve been and where they’re headed....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills The college admissions scandal can be linked with a pattern of over-parenting, The New York Times/Morning Consult poll shows.       ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

LGBTQ representation in children's TV is growing: 'We're talking about the love of a family' Recent episodes of kids' shows like "The Bravest Knight," "Arthur," "My Little Pony" and "Andi Mack" have placed a spotlight on LTBTQ characters.        ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

R. Kelly's ex-wife Drea says the singer 'cracked me': 'Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta' R. Kelly's family is still dealing with the fallout from his legal troubles and the allegations highlighted in Lifetime's "Surviving R. Kelly" docu-series.        ...
01:34, 2019-05-23

European elections LIVE: Latest UK party polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party as Theresa May's Brexit plan is blasted The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
09:17, 2019-05-22

The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V Are Here Cadillac’s V-series is getting two new members in the small CT4-V to replace the ATS-V and the medium CT5-V to replace the CTS-V. Both receive smaller turbocharged engines and less power than the cars they ostensibly replace, but that’s for good reason. For one thing, Cadillac seems to hint that mor...
06:34, 2019-05-31

First Look: 2020 Cadillac XT5 The brand's bestselling SUV, the 2020 Cadillac XT5, has been as much a flagship as the massive Escalade, and the makeover will be a critical step forward for Caddy as it steps up its game....
18:17, 2019-07-31

Here's the 2020 BMW X6 Before You're Supposed to See It The wretched 2020 BMW X6 has returned, restyled and based on the updated X5 to ruin every conversation about BMWs for another model lifecycle. A beast to the eyes of ///M-thusiasts everywhere. To no real surprise, the leaked images show it’s still one ugly truck....
21:17, 2019-07-02

NASA needs a name for its 2020 rover, and you can help! NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is coming together rapidly, with engineers piecing together the shiny new rover and preparing all of the instruments it’ll use once it reaches the Red Planet in 2021. That means it’s time yet again for the American public to help NASA come up with a name fo...
21:17, 2019-06-27

2020 Kia XCeed Revealed The new Kia XCeed crossover is finally here! Kia calls it an urban crossover utility vehicle (CUV). It is a model for Europe and will slot between the Stonic and the Sportage....
21:51, 2019-07-03

'This is going to be a personality war': what do Iowans think of 2020? As more than two dozen Democratic candidates descend on the state that kicks off the race, voters find the political landscape a mazeJan Franck’s question drew laughter but she was dead serious. Nor did her mood lighten as she listened to the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren give her answer.“E...
17:00, 2019-06-15

2020 Triumph Rocket 3: All You Need To Know The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 has been unveiled in two variants - a roadster called the Rocket 3 R and a touring-oriented variant, named the Rocket 3 GT. Here's all we know about the 2020 Triumph Rocket......
12:51, 2019-08-01

The 503-HP 2020 BMW X4 M Competition Is a Real M Car Whether You Like It or Not The latest high-performance car to come from BMW’s M division may be an ugly crossover coupe, but the 2020 BMW X4 M Competition also has over 500 horsepower from BMW’s most powerful inline-six ever, a rear-biased all-wheel drive setup, and 100 percent functional air vents. The X4 M is a real M car, ...
17:34, 2019-06-17

Everything We Know About the 2020 Mid-Engine C8 Corvette So Far The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuts in three days, and while there’s still a lot to learn about it, we’ve heard quite a bit over the years. Here’s a look at what we know and what we think we know about Chevy’s upcoming supercar....
10:34, 2019-07-16

2020 Presidential candidates What promises to be a crowded 2020 presidential campaign field are beginning to formally announce their candidacies.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

The 2020 Cadillac CT6 Will Go out With a Bargain The Cadillac CT6 has officially been canceled, as we learned last year. Production ended at the beginning of this month, but there are still the 2020 model-year cars to roll out. And they look like they’ll be fairly good deals....
17:00, 2019-06-20

Here's The 2020 BMW M3 Bombing Around The Nürburgring There’s no getting around it: the new BMW 3 Series is a big ol’ boy. Though BMW has touted it as a return to sporting form after the so-so F80 3 Series, it is larger and loses the manual gearbox. I don’t understand the disconnect there, but apparently the answer is the 2020 BMW M3, which has more po...
23:17, 2019-06-08

2020 Nobodies Are Already Getting Desperate If you’re someone who’s polling outside of the top six or so of the Democratic Party’s 600-candidate presidential primary, it’s understandably a little difficult to get some airtime, so your message can break through to the masses....
18:51, 2019-06-03

Volkswagen ID 3 2020 review Volkswagen’s first proper attempt at a ground-up EV has a familiar depth and variety of qualities. Still unfinished for now, but undoubtedly a car to watch. The Volkswagen ID 3 might be the most important new car, built by the world's biggest car-maker, in decades. It certainly has had an epoch-m...
03:51, 2019-07-05

Mazda will offer an EV in 2020 Mazda is ready to jump into electric cars in earnest after years of sitting on the sidelines. CEO Akira Marumoto told Automotive News Europe in an interview that his company will introduce an EV in 2020. And no, this won't be the result of its part......
08:00, 2019-06-10

2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 & R1M Unveiled Yamaha Motor Company has pulled the wraps off its flagship supersport motorcycle - YZF-R1 and higher-spec R1M - for the 2020 model year. The 2020 Yamaha R1 made a grand debut last weekend during the......
19:51, 2019-07-15

The First 2020 Democratic Debate Is Almost Here. Here’s Everything You Need to Know Sen. Elizabeth Warren will have a plan for that. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke will have to make his case without jumping on a table. And Sen. Cory Booker will seek to reclaim his mantle as America’s favorite Rhodes Scholar-turned-mayor. The three Democratic presidential candidates will face...
19:17, 2019-06-23

What Do You Want to Know About the 2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo? There have been and are more versions of the Lamborghini Huracán than I can keep track of, but I do know that the 2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo will replace the LP610-4. I’m going to drive it this week, so what do you want to know about it?...
15:51, 2019-06-04

What Do You Want to Know About the 2020 BMW 3 Series xDrive? The BMW 3 Series is all-new for 2020, and naturally there’s an all-wheel drive version. I’ve driven the European diesel, an M340i prototype, the 330i four-cylinder rear-wheel drive, and now I have an 330i xDrive for a week. What do you want to know about it?...
19:34, 2019-07-01

The Men's Trends You Might Actually Want to Wear in 2020 Sometimes we wonder: Is there something between slouchy street wear and sophisticated suiting when it comes to menswear? The range of ideas from runway shows in London, Milan, Florence and Paris would indicate a resounding yes....
00:17, 2019-06-29

NHL draft in 2020 awarded to Montreal MONTREAL (AP) — The NHL draft is returning to Montreal for the 27th time and first since 2009. The NHL on Wednesday announced the Canadiens will host next year’s draft, which will be held June 26-27. The announcement was made as the league holds its annual awards ceremonies in Las Vegas, and p...
22:00, 2019-06-19

FCA will avoid EU CO2 fines in 2019, 2020, CEO says FCA will be compliant because of a regulatory credit deal with Tesla, the forthcoming debuts of plug-in hybrid Jeeps, the addition of the full-electric Fiat 500, and the arrival of more efficient combustion engines....
18:17, 2019-08-09

How Democrats Are Using Mueller’s Testimony to Help Them in 2020 The widespread consensus of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was that both political parties continued to see what they wanted to see. For Democrats, that meant renewed calls for pursuing impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump&mdas...
01:34, 2019-07-25

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
15:34, 2019-08-04

The 2020 Nissan GT-R Got Another Big Price Increase Each time a new model year of the Nissan GT-R comes around, it’s a reminder that we’re all a year older, and, like the GT-R, probably haven’t grown much or significantly improved ourselves during that time. But the GT-R has one thing on all of us: the ability to keep going up in value, regardless of...
19:51, 2019-07-08

Things are looking up for ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2020’ After Konami lost the UEFA Champions League licensing rights to EA Sports in 2018, I was quick to count out the future of the Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. That's because, for me, having that European club competition was the only thing keeping fro......
13:17, 2019-06-12

Rasmussen: 2020 Democratic race already down to four The lack of movement in the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race is fast making it a four-person race, according to long-time pollster Scott Rasmussen....
15:17, 2019-05-30

Froome: The only goal I have is the 2020 Tour "Chris Froome has revealed that he expects to make a full recovery and is targeting next year’s Tour de France - as he gave his first major interview since crashing at the Criterium du Dauphine in June."...
18:34, 2019-08-03

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
23:17, 2019-06-18

2020 Snapshot: New Hampshire, Seven Months Out It was a typical summer Friday night. Beer and cocktails flowing freely under a temporary tent. Guests grazing on a buffet of watermelon and mixed greens, corn and sliders. People complaining about their idiot bosses. And because it was New Hampshire in the early days of a presidential primary seaso...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Melbourne 2020 F1 opener set for March 15 Melbourne will host the Australian Grand Prix for the 25th time in 2020 with the season-opener for Formula One's 70th season scheduled for March 15, the sport announced on Saturday....
12:51, 2019-07-06

Hardcore new BMW M2 CS readies for 2020 debut Lightweight M division model to shed kit, get new aero package and more power BMW’s M performance car division is finalising development of a lightweight version of its highly acclaimed M2. Carrying the German company’s CS name into production in early 2020, the new coupé builds on developments bro...
02:51, 2019-08-02

E3 Just Started and Early 2020 Already Looks Nuts We’ve only just started the parade of E3 announcements, and one thing is exceedingly clear: Early 2020 is going to bring an overwhelming rush of exciting new games....
23:01, 2019-06-10

Video: 2020 Volkswagen ID 3 driven Will Volkswagen's highly anticipated electric equivalent to the Golf change the world? We find out With the muscle of the world's largest car-maker behind it, the Volkswagen ID 3 could be the biggest thing to happen to the electric car yet. Based on an all-new model platform dedicated to electric...
19:00, 2019-07-08

Friends Won’t Be There for You on Netflix Starting in 2020 Friends might always “be there for you,” but it won’t always be on Netflix. The iconic ’90s NBC sitcom will be removed from the streaming service at the beginning of 2020. All 236 episodes will instead be available on HBO Max, a new streaming service whose name was unveiled T...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Electric car users to pay no company car tax in 2020 Government review sees changes to 2020 benefit in kind ratings to boost low and zero emission vehicles Changes to the UK’s company car tax system will mean drivers choosing a pure electric car pay no benefit-in-kind charges from next year. After a review of the industry changes brought about by th...
22:34, 2019-07-09

All 10 F1 teams to appear in Netflix second season set for 2020 A new season of the Formula 1-blessed Drive to Survive Netflix series will air in 2020 and both Mercedes and Ferrari have agreed to be part of the show...
22:17, 2019-07-24

Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from the site Saturday. In light of these events, The New Republic is withdrawing its participation from o...
22:00, 2019-07-13

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? appeared first on Boxing News....
17:17, 2019-08-03

F1 considering pre-season testing cutbacks for 2020 Next year's Formula 1 testing schedule is in limbo as possible cutbacks are discussed, while one option could allow teams an extra week in which to ready their 2020 cars...
14:34, 2019-08-03

Facebook is ripe for exploitation - again - in 2020 Facebook claims to have cleaned up its act. But the platform remains vulnerable to the same sorts of divisive propagandaWe won’t need Russia in 2020. We will hijack our democracy ourselves. And Facebook is sure to be a major factor in that hijacking – once again.The platform is ripe for further expl...
11:34, 2019-07-09

2020 Audi Q3 Sportback Unveiled Audi has recently pulled the wraps off the 2020 Q3 Sportback, the coupe version of the Q3 SUV. The coupe SUV comes with a distinguishing sloping roofline that adds to its sporty character, along with......
17:34, 2019-07-24

Trump is bumping into a very low 2020 ceiling 45 is struggling to crack the mid-40s in polls. And it appears the only way he’ll overcome it is to pull the Democrats down with him -- as he did in 2016....
14:17, 2019-06-20

Here's Trump's winning message for 2020 President Trump launched his reelection campaign last night. It’s obviously anyone’s guess whether he can win. But if you’re getting your news from CNN, MSNBC, or the New York Times, you’re probably convinced at this point that he’s about to be impeached....
23:34, 2019-06-19

Getting hyped for the 2020 census, whistleblowers and all Dear John: I guess your favorite time period is coming soon — the 2020 census. I’m looking forward to your exposé, and whistleblowers coming forward. B.C. Dear B.C.: Yep, the decennial census is almost upon us and, boy, am I excited. More cheating. More politics. More controversy about whether peopl...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Tom Steyer has already spent $1 million on ads one day into 2020 bid Tom Steyer spent about $1 million on political ads in the first four primary and caucus states on Tuesday – the same day he launched his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination, according to a report. The California billionaire, who’s been waging a national campaign to impeach President T...
00:34, 2019-07-10

2020 Triumph Daytona 765 Confirmed According to latest reports, Triumph Motorcycles has officially confirmed that a new Daytona 765 will be launched, but only as a limited edition model sometime in 2020....
13:17, 2019-07-24

You will be able to buy a 20TB hard drive in 2020 Western Digital has revealed it expects its first 20TB hard disk drives to ship next year. In a press release, Martin Fink, the CTO of Western Digital, confirmed that the drive will feature nine disks which means that each platter will have a capacity of at least 2.22TB.Also confirmed is the fa...
18:00, 2019-06-11

2020 C8 Mid-Engine Corvette: This Is Probably The New Rear End Speed. Exhilaration. Performance. Leaking on the internet before the official debut is supposed to happen. These are the hallmarks of the Chevrolet Corvette dynasty, at least in recent years, and the upcoming new mid-engine 2020 C8 Corvette seems it will not disappoint....
09:34, 2019-07-08

What Do You Want to Know About the 2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire? The LiveWire is Harley’s revolutionary look to the future of motorcycles. In stark contrast to the company’s entire history, the LiveWire is all electric. The just-under-500-pound EV bike is expensive, some might say far too expensive, at $29,799. It’s also ridiculously quick with a 3-second 0-60 ti...
09:34, 2019-07-08

Here’s How Much the 2020 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has built a fundraising machine. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has momentum with the grassroots. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are holding steady, and California Sen. Kamala Harris is lagging behind the rest of the top ti...
00:34, 2019-07-10

Visa Checkout to shut down in 2020 Visa is completely rehauling its online payment system to add more security. 9to5 Google reports today that Visa Checkout, a competitor to Paypal which integrated with the Google Pay digital wallet, is shutting down in 2020. The move isn't an entire......
09:34, 2019-08-10

Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Could Stretch Into 2020 Fixing the Boeing 737 MAX’s flight-control software and completing other steps to start carrying passengers is likely to stretch into 2020, an increasing number of government and industry officials say, even as the company strives to get its jet back into service this year....
02:51, 2019-07-15

Lexus LC Convertible will arrive in 2020 New drop-top variant of LC coupé, which will arrive before the LC F, previews design of other future models, too The production version of the Lexus LC Convertible has made its debut going up the hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, following the concept's unveiling at the Detroit motor show in ...
22:34, 2019-07-04

2020 Won’t Repeat the Mistakes of 2016, Whatever They Were Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania are an electoral Bermuda triangle for Democrats, with a pull so strong that they’re mentioned at events around the country....
11:34, 2019-07-18