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‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure

Calling it ‘the white terror,’ employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....

‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Staff Feel China’s Pressure

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‘Big Brother’ in the Sky: Cathay Pacific Workers Feel China’s Pressure Calling it “the white terror,” employees describe a culture of fear as managers fire some who have made social media posts supporting Hong Kong’s protests....
10:00, 2019-09-12

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure Cathay Pacific CEO resigns following pressure by Beijing on Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests...
12:34, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
15:00, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific shares slump after China cracks down on staff protests Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways closed at a 10-year low on Monday after the Hong Kong flag carrier became caught in crosswinds between Beijing and pro-democracy groups in the Asian financial hub....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
01:34, 2019-08-17

China orders Cathay Pacific to suspend staff backing Hong Kong protests China's aviation regulator on Friday demanded Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways suspend personnel who have engaged in illegal protests in the city from staffing flights into its airspace from August 10....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Cathay Pacific Staff Face Sacking If They Join Weekend Hong Kong Strike Cathay Pacific has warned staff they risk being sacked if they join a planned Hong Kong strike, as the airline intensifies its crackdown on employee support for the rolling pro-democracy protests....
15:00, 2019-08-30

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “to take responsibility” following “rec...
13:17, 2019-08-17

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
17:51, 2019-09-04

Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reveals it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, reopening an uncomfortable debate over surveillance aboard airplanes....
22:34, 2019-08-05

Air China has no plans to take over Cathay Pacific: media report Air China Ltd has no plans to take over Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd , an independent director of the state-owned Chinese carrier told the South China Morning Post newspaper....
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Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet up. Cathay Pacific passengers can expect informati...
10:00, 2019-08-06

Cathay Pacific warns against Hong Kong protesters outside offices Cathay has been caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters who have staged sometimes violent demonstrations since June that have grown to pose the city's biggest challenge since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
09:17, 2019-08-28

Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warns against protest outside its premises Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways warned against what it described as an illegal protest planned outside its facilities on Wednesday and that it had zero tolerance for "violent activities" and any staff who took part....
08:51, 2019-08-28

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovernment protests....
23:51, 2019-09-04

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the protests....
16:00, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
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Cathay Pacific's new boss puts emphasis on safety and security Cathay Pacific Ltd needs to focus on safety and security, its customers and the completion of a three-year financial turnaround plan, the airline's new chief executive told staff on Monday....
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Cathay Pacific says has fired two pilots over Hong Kong protests Cathay Pacific Airways has terminated the employment of two pilots, the company said on Wednesday, after it suspended them in the past week over their involvement in protests in Hong Kong....
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Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place' Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded in Wednesday morning trade, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International....
07:17, 2019-08-14

Cathay Pacific Suspends Pilot Arrested In Hong Kong Protests Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Saturday it had suspended a pilot arrested during anti-government protests in Hong Kong and that "overly radical" staff would be barred from......
19:34, 2019-08-10

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

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end 'white terror' Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end to "all forms of white terror", trade unions in the Chinese-ruled city said on Friday....
10:51, 2019-08-23

Cathay Pacific freezes new hiring, to focus on cost cuts - memo Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd has put a freeze on new hiring, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters, as the airline battles a slump in demand from fliers avoiding Hong Kong amid massive anti-government protests in the city....
05:00, 2019-09-12

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the airline released a bizarre statement about the fut...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Hong Kong protesters denounce Cathay Pacific for firing cabin crew Hundreds of people protested in Hong Kong on Wednesday to denounce Cathay Pacific Airways for dismissing crew taking part in or supporting anti-government rallies that have swept the Chinese-ruled city for weeks....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Cathay Pacific’s Chairman Resigns as China Pressures Hong Kong Business The exit of John Slosar would be the second high-profile departure from the carrier, which has been rocked by protests in its home city, since last month....
20:17, 2019-09-04

Cathay Pacific, Icon of Hong Kong’s Rise, Now Reflects China’s Grip The airline agreed to bar employees who support or join protests from working on flights to mainland China, though it didn’t say how they would be identified....
22:34, 2019-08-11

Cathay Pacific C.E.O. Quits as China’s Power Looms Over Hong Kong Protests The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
19:00, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific boss quits after Hong Kong protests hit share price Rupert Hogg resigns as China pressures airline to stand down staff who support ralliesThe head of Cathay Pacific has quit after protests in Hong Kong led to a plunge in the airline’s share price and it came under pressure from Chinese authorities to rein in employees who were supporting the pro-demo...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Cathay Pacific C.E.O.’s Resignation Shows China’s Looming Power Over Hong Kong Unrest The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s influence over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Cathay's 'unusual position' makes it 'vulnerable to pressure' from Beijing, analyst says Cathay Pacific's CEO Rupert Hogg officially stepped down on Monday. His sudden resignation comes shortly after Beijing issued a "major aviation safety risk warning" to the airline....
12:34, 2019-08-19

Trump regrets the 'pressure' put on his brother, who died of alcoholism in the 1980s President Trump reflected on his relationship with his brother Fred Trump Jr. -- who died in 1981 as a result of alcoholism -- and the lasting effect Fred's drinking had on him, in a new interview....
19:51, 2019-08-08

Downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', as China slaps warning on Cathay Hong Kong's protests are hitting its economy, the city's leader Carrie Lam said on Friday, echoing warnings from business leaders including powerful local property developers, as about 1,000 mostly young activists occupied the airport arrivals hall....
16:51, 2019-08-09

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive....
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Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
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Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and H...
05:17, 2019-06-23

Marine heatwave hits Pacific, raising fears of a new hot 'blob' Phenomenon could be as damaging as ‘the blob’ that caused algae blooms and killed sea lions several years agoThe ocean off the western coast of North America is five degrees Fahrenheit hotter than usual after warming at an unusually rapid rate, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Ad...
13:00, 2019-09-08

UPDATE 1-Caterpillar's machine sales in Asia-Pacific down 4% for three months Global industry bellwether Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday its retail sales for machines used in construction and mining in the Asia-Pacific region fell 4% for the rolling three-month period ended May, pointing to weakness in China....
18:00, 2019-06-13

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions to 1....
04:34, 2019-08-15

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
03:51, 2019-08-14

UPDATE 1-UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may be a threat to competition in the country....
14:00, 2019-06-18

Groups remove 40 tons of fishing nets from Pacific Ocean SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists cleaning up plastic in the ocean pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The crew of volunteers with the California-based nonprofit Ocean Voyages Institute fished out the dereli...
20:17, 2019-06-28

Japan may dump radioactive water from Fukushima into Pacific Ocean More than eight years after an earthquake and tsunami ravaged a Fukushima power plant, Japan has not formally decided what to do with contaminated water from the incident....
10:00, 2019-09-11

Osaka sets up Pan Pacific Open title clash with Pavlyuchenkova World number four Naomi Osaka showed no signs of fatigue as she powered past Belgium's Elise Mertens 6-4 6-1 in her second match of the day to reach the Pan Pacific Open final on Saturday....
01:34, 2019-09-22

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Fukushima: Japan will have to dump radioactive water into Pacific, minister says More than a million tonnes of contaminated water lies in storage but power company says it will run out of space by 2022The operator of the ruined Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will have to dump huge quantities of contaminated water from the site directly into the Pacific Ocean, Japan’s envi...
17:00, 2019-09-10

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
21:34, 2019-07-03

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Taiwan just lost its biggest ally in the Pacific to China, and the US may retaliate Associated Press The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to Beijing this week, leaving Taiwan with just 16 official allies. The Solomons was Taiwan's largest remaining ally in the Pacific, and the change may draw a response from the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...
19:34, 2019-09-19

England should consider Pacific Islands tour, says coach Scott Wisemantel • Attack coach says tier-one nations must do more to help• ‘No reason England can’t go there’ says WisemantelWhen England’s attack coach, Scott Wisemantel, discusses the state of Pacific Island rugby it pays to listen. When he urges the Rugby Football Union to arrange tours to Tonga, Samoa and Fiji ...
00:17, 2019-09-18

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
03:17, 2019-07-16

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, officials said....
02:51, 2019-05-24

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
21:51, 2019-09-12

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- May 2018 In this May 2018 Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast Sneak Peek, Mark Galasiewski walks you through what's unfolding in Asian markets and what to expect over the course of the next month....
14:32, 2019-05-21

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
03:00, 2019-07-05

China’s Big Brother Targets Business Beijing hopes its social credit system will use vast troves of data to quickly punish companies accused of wrongdoing. U.S. firms could get hit, too....
22:17, 2019-09-22

Herrada dedicates win to brother after his near-miss "Jesus Herrada dedicated his victory on Stage 6 at La Vuelta to brother and Cofidis teammate Jose Herrada, who came so close to winning a day earlier."...
00:17, 2019-08-30

Kim Jong Un’s brother was an informant for the CIA: report Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was working as a CIA informant before his broad-daylight assassination in 2017, a report says. The “nexus” — as one source called it — between the US spy agency and the dictator’s brother, Kim Jong Nam, was revealed Monday by the Wall St...
06:17, 2019-06-11

| Five-year-old boy shoots, kills little brother in US Five children were killed or wounded by gunfire in the US state of Texas over the weekend, including a 4-year-old boy who was shot dead by his 5-year-old brother, according to police and US media reports....
20:51, 2019-09-17

Law enforcement help in a brother’s fight against cancer TUCSON – A Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy battling an aggressive form of cancer is getting a little help from his fellow law enforcement officers. A fundraiser was held on Thursday, June 13th at the Village Inn on 22nd and Harrison to raise money for Sergeant Gary Hawco and his family. Ser...
09:17, 2019-06-14

This Is One of the Best Brother Laser Printer Deals We've Ever Seen Unless you really need to print in color, Brother makes some of the only printers worth buying, and their small office-friendly DCPL2550DW is on sale for by far the best price ever today....
17:34, 2019-05-23

UK PM Johnson gives brother Jo government role British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave his younger brother Jo Johnson a job in his new government on Wednesday, appointing him as a minister of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the PM's office said in a statement....
02:34, 2019-07-25

Life as the brother of Rocky Marciano Peter Marciano describes what life is like when your brother is a boxing legend The post Life as the brother of Rocky Marciano appeared first on Boxing News....
12:51, 2019-08-31

When It Comes to Weddings, Each Jonas Brother Has a Style Joe Jonas’s recent nuptials to Sophie Turner, a star of ‘Game of Thrones,’ was a surprise ceremony in Vegas. It was very different from Nick’s elaborate celebrations and Kevin’s more traditional one....
17:51, 2019-05-21

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother Libyan authorities have extradited the brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people outside a Manchester concert. British authorities believe he may have had prior knowledge of the deadly terror attack....
10:34, 2019-07-18

‘Home Alone’ is getting a reboot on Disney+, and we’re not sure how to feel Disney keeps upping its streaming game ante, first announcing the arrival of Disney+ in November and then yesterday a mega-bundle that includes Disney+, as well as Hulu and ESPN+, for the same price as some Netflix subscriptions. But the entertainment giant isn’t finished trying to front-load ...
12:17, 2019-08-08

I learned I could do my job and not feel ashamed of having a baby As a freelancer, I struggled to separate my work from my duties as a parent – until I realised that the two could exist side by sideWas it ethical, I wondered, to put my son down for a nap just so I could make a phone call? Could I hold a voice recorder in one hand, phone in the other and push my ch...
10:51, 2019-07-22

What is the 'salmon cannon' and how do the fish feel about it? A video showing a cannon shooting fish over a dam went viral – but how does it work? CEO and inventor of cannon has answers Earlier this week, a video shot through the Twitter feed fray with the velocity of a fish hurtling through a pneumatic tube.The short video (set to house music, strangely) is a...
13:00, 2019-08-16

RPT-Fed's Powell vs. Trump: who's got a 'feel' for markets now? Donald Trump once accused the Federal Reserve of not having a "feel" for the market and compared Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a golfer who can't putt, but on Friday it was the U.S. president that drove markets into the rough....
18:17, 2019-08-24

I feel lonely and ashamed that I don’t have any friends To make friends you need to be ready to display your vulnerabilities, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma I’m 40 and a full-time working mother of two teenagers. I have zero friends and few acquaintances. Spending time with my husband and children used to quell any feelings of loneliness, but that’s n...
08:17, 2019-08-04

Fed's Powell vs. Trump: who's got a 'feel' for markets now? Donald Trump once accused the Federal Reserve of not having a "feel" for the market and compared Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a golfer who can't putt, but on Friday it was the U.S. president that drove markets into the rough....
03:17, 2019-08-24

I had sex for the first time and now I feel disgusted and ashamed I pretended to enjoy it, but it was uncomfortable. I feel sick at the thought of ever having sex againI am a 23-year-old woman and just had sex for the first time. I pretended to enjoy it but it was uncomfortable – I just wanted it to be over, and was relieved that it didn’t go on too long. I now fe...
10:00, 2019-07-16

Sorry, but some 'Seinfeld' classics feel every bit of 30 years old I was always more of a "Friends" person. In the World Series of series known all over the world, "Friends" would be my Most Valuable Player every single time....
22:01, 2019-07-05

Here's To Five Years Of Not Knowing How I Feel About Destiny Five years ago, I thought we were all a bunch of suckers. Destiny, the new game from the makers of Halo, was an absolute mess, and I didn’t understand why anyone would play it. But people did, and what’s more, they found something compelling in the inexplicable sci-fi shooter. Across five years, num...
17:34, 2019-09-10

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests when dog owners go through stressful times, their pets also feel the pressure. Swedish researchers focused on 58 people who own border collies or Shetland sheepdogs. They examined hair from the dog owners and their pets, looking at levels of a hormone that’...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari "Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Saturday."...
21:34, 2019-07-13

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent oil spikes about 10% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the morning of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
05:51, 2019-09-16

Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised prices to overcome the effects of severe flooding in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
17:51, 2019-07-18

Australia will fund a $500m climate change package for the Pacific, PM to announce Pacific leaders say they need more than money from Australia as they demand concrete actions to reduce emissionsScott Morrison will unveil a $500m climate change and oceans funding package for the Pacific region when he attends the Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting in Tuvalu this week.The fundin...
16:00, 2019-08-12

Pacific Ocean coup: how Ronald Reagan helped bury a Beach Boy at sea The US president had promised the band that if they ever needed his help, he would be on hand. So when Dennis Wilson died, he started making some callsMinutes after sunset on 4 January 1984, the body of Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson entered the Pacific Ocean from the deck of a US Coast Guard ship...
13:00, 2019-05-22

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
16:34, 2019-08-12

To counter China's growing influence, the US is reaching out to some of the Pacific's smallest countries Reuters The US and its partners have sought to counter China's rising influence around the world. In the Asia-Pacific, Washington has turned its attention to some of the smallest countries in the region, which are also being courted by Beijing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. E...
15:00, 2019-08-28

Aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan deploys to Indo-Pacific region The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and commander task force units began underway operations in the Indo-Pacific region, the Navy announced on Wednesday....
01:34, 2019-05-23

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Home favorite Osaka makes winning start at Pan Pacific Open Hometown hero Naomi Osaka recovered from a sluggish start to beat Bulgarian qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5 6-3 and reach the quarter-finals at the Pan Pacific Open in Japan on Wednesday....
15:34, 2019-09-18

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging Australia to commit to urgent action to reduce emis...
04:34, 2019-08-15

Union Pacific: 12 train cars derailed in central Tucson Tuesday TUCSON – A train derailment that occurred early Tuesday in central Tucson has prompted an investigation, Union Pacific officials say. According to officials, about 12 cars derailed at around 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Union Pacific’s rail yard, located near Aviation Highway and Alvernon Way. ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are being met by the children of Tuvalu, who sit submer...
16:00, 2019-08-11

Rugby: Japan claim Pacific Nations trophy in World Cup boost Japan overpowered a dogged United States 34-20 to win the Pacific Nations Cup in Suva on Saturday and enjoy a timely confidence boost six weeks out from hosting the World Cup....
03:34, 2019-08-11

Stocks in Asia Pacific set to trade mixed as investors await Fed meeting Stocks in Asia were poised to trade mixed on Monday as investors look ahead toward a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting set to happen later in the week stateside....
02:17, 2019-06-17

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to...
05:00, 2019-08-15

75 years after Iwo Jima, US Marines storm 'Pacific' island with Japanese forces Three-quarters of a century ago they fought each other in a Pacific War of almost unbridled brutality. Now, U.S. Marines and Japan's new island-hopping troops are storming beaches together in military exercises....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
09:34, 2019-06-19

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Executive Secretary of the UN regional commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), told UN News at the Organization's Headquarters on Wednesday....
16:51, 2019-07-18

Hurricane Lorena dumps heavy rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Hurricane Lorena lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and strong winds early on Thursday, as it barreled towards the popular beach resorts of Los Cabos on the Baja California peninsula....
15:34, 2019-09-19

Eastern Pacific Ocean to give birth to tropical storms this week One tropical feature is forecast to develop and hug the west coast of Mexico, while a second tropical feature may form and eventually pass close to Hawaii in the coming days....
12:17, 2019-08-20

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “re...
00:00, 2019-08-17

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the wayIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multi-billion dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines being packed into the hulls of sailing boats in the US and...
22:17, 2019-06-23

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open up its markets a major sticking point....
00:17, 2019-06-24

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacific, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday,......
20:34, 2019-05-27

Asia Pacific stocks advance as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific advanced on Thursday as investors awaited the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
20:00, 2019-06-27

Astronauts snapped an incredible photo of a volcano erupting in the Pacific Ocean Astronauts who head to the International Space Station get to see things that the rest of us can only imagine. As the orbiting laboratory rapidly orbits Earth, it affords its inhabitants the chance to see all manner of jaw-dropping sights, and on the morning of June 22nd, one of those sights happene...
21:17, 2019-06-27

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbying lawmakers to back the deal....
09:00, 2019-08-01

Australia's deputy PM apologises to Pacific for fruit-picking comments 'if any insult was taken' Michael McCormack offers qualified apology after remarks about climate change and seasonal workers caused outrageMichael McCormack has apologised to Pacific Island nations for his comments that they will survive the climate crisis – in part – “because many of their workers come here to pick our frui...
05:17, 2019-08-22

Putin and Xi test a budding military alliance in the Pacific -- and step up confrontation Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping sent a clear message on Tuesday: They are ready to test the limits of their budding military partnership in the Pacific....
09:17, 2019-07-24

Sneak Peek: Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast -- June 2018 "Off the cliff" is how editor Mark Galasiewski says markets are supposed to feel at this point in the patterns that are unfolding right now, in several markets across Asia....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Henderson Island: a Pacific paradise turning into a plastic trap – video Thousands of tonnes of plastic have accumulated on the pristine beaches of Henderson Island in the Pacific's Pitcairn archipelago. Along one stretch of 2.5km, an estimated 18 tonnes has piled up over decades, at the rate of several thousand pieces of plastic per day. A team of scientists, conservati...
18:00, 2019-07-31

'America’s military primacy in the Indo-Pacific is over,' Australian analysts worry U.S. strategists are confronting “an unprecedented crisis” because of China’s growing military strength in the Indo-Pacific, according to a new report from Australian defense analysts....
09:00, 2019-08-20

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific were poised to trade mixed on Wednesday following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime minister’s insulting behaviour while at the Pacifi...
08:00, 2019-08-17

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-08

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
05:51, 2019-05-23

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could cut interest rates at its upcoming July meeting....
06:51, 2019-07-04

Lorena weakens from hurricane, dumps rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Storm Lorena weakened slightly as it lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, including the seaside getaway of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco state, where schools were shut pending the passage of the storm....
02:17, 2019-09-20

Asia Pacific stocks edge up amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Friday afternoon trade as a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
07:51, 2019-09-20

Sink or swim: Chinese port plans put Pacific back in play Early in the morning, before sunrise, low tide on the Samoan island of Savai'i reveals the remnants of an old American airstrip, washed away by decades of erosion, cyclones and tsunamis....
08:51, 2019-08-07

Union Pacific CEO signals caution on Trump's China tariff threat Union Pacific Corp's chief executive said another round of tariffs on Chinese goods could badly hurt his railroad and the U.S. economy, but he feels U.S. President Donald Trump is listening to his concerns....
05:00, 2019-06-20

Fiji PM: 'insulting' Scott Morrison causing rift with Pacific countries Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prime minister of Fiji, who said the Australian prime minister’s insulting behaviour while at the Pacifi...
22:34, 2019-08-16

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
08:00, 2019-07-04

Wouldn't Have Let Kim Jong Un's Brother Become CIA Informant: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch and possibly taking......
04:00, 2019-06-12

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

Man went to prison posing as his dead brother. Here's what happens next When he was arrested, Kevin Lee Gray told authorities he was Sammie Lee Gray. The discrepancy was discovered as he was about to be released on parole.        ...
21:34, 2019-08-19

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Brother of 2017 Manchester Bomber Is Extradited to U.K. British police said the brother of the Manchester Arena suicide bomber had been extradited to the U.K. to face charges of murder in the 2017 terrorist attack that killed 22 people....
20:17, 2019-07-17

Kim Jong Un's Slain Half Brother Was a CIA Source Kim Jong Nam, who was killed in Malaysia in February 2017, was a Central Intelligence Agency source who met on several occasions with agency operatives, a person knowledgeable about the matter said....
08:51, 2019-06-11

Airman big brother surprises sister at graduation Makayla's Airman brother has been serving overseas for the past two years. Daylon missed out on a few special moments, but he wasn't going to miss his little sister's graduation day.        ...
07:00, 2019-08-29

Hillary Clinton says her youngest brother has died NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s brother has died. The former U.S. senator, Secretary of State, first lady and Democratic presidential candidate announced Saturday on Twitter her youngest brother, Tony Rodham, died Friday. Clinton remembered him as a kind and generous person who could walk in...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Man hated brother so much he cut down tree featured on ‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ A man said his hatred for his brother led him to chop down an iconic Connecticut tree that was featured on “Ripley’s Believe It or Not,” according to a report. Curtis Pardee, 63, confessed to hacking the 200-year-old Hamden, Conn., “Door Tree” — aptly named because its lower part g...
05:34, 2019-08-15

Women with a twin brother are more likely to drop out of school Decades of data from Norway show that girls with a twin brother are less likely to finish school or university, which may be due to testosterone exposure in the womb...
18:51, 2019-05-21

BJP Doesn't "Want To See Dalits Do Well": Mayawati On Tax Move On Brother Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati attacked the ruling BJP on Friday and dared the party to make public the source of funds it received during the elections, a day after a plot of land worth Rs 400......
12:51, 2019-07-19

Yemen's Houthis say leader's brother 'assassinated' A brother of Abdel-Malek al-Houthi, the leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement which has been fighting a war against forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition since 2015, has been "assassinated", the group said on Friday....
13:51, 2019-08-09

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the national interest."...
16:34, 2019-09-05

Feds: Vietnamese brothers can come to US to save brother SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials who barred two Vietnamese brothers from coming to the U.S. to provide bone-marrow transplants that could save another sibling’s life have reversed that decision. The San Francisco Chronicle says authorities agreed Tuesday to let Lam Le and Hiep Nguyen tra...
04:34, 2019-06-19

Mayawati Gives Key Party Positions To Brother, Nephew Mayawati, always a great critic of dynastic politics, has given formal appointments in her Bahujan Samaj Party to two members of her family - her brother Anand Kumar and nephew Akash Anand, who is......
13:00, 2019-06-23

UA defensive standout hopes to follow his brother to NFL TUCSON – Arizona defensive end JB Brown has a brother in the NFL, and has two other siblings who’ve played college ball.  And he hopes to follow in their footsteps.  Here’s more from Arizona’s seventh practice of fall camp: ...
12:00, 2019-08-03

Frost boys cycle in memory of brother Two sons of late broadcaster Sir David Frost are taking part in a 100-mile charity cycle in memory of their brother who died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart condition....
15:51, 2019-08-01

We're The Staff of Jalopnik, Let's Chat We made it past Memorial Day, and that means one thing: from now until Labor Day (maybe a bit after that, honestly) summer Fridays are in full effect. That means you aren’t really doing any work on afternoons like these. I know we sure as hell aren’t! Instead of pretending to work, let’s chat....
21:51, 2019-05-31

We're The Staff Of Deadspin. Let's Chat! The week’s all but blogged out. We’re down below in the comments, hanging out and waiting for your questions. Ask us stuff, and we will answer it! Update: We’re done!...
07:17, 2019-08-24

What the Hell Is Going on With Ron DeSantis' Staff? Politico reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had up to seven aides quit in the last day. Some of these aides have been on DeSantis’ staff since his 2018 campaign. This is very strange!...
01:51, 2019-06-07

Ask Kotaku's Staff Anything [UPDATE: Over] It is Thursday, August 22, 2019, and there sure is a lot going on. Why not take this opportunity to ask Kotaku’s staff anything you’d like? We’ll be here for an hour or two. Questions go below....
02:17, 2019-08-23

'I feel bombarded with to-dos': the hell of life admin – and how to get on top ‘Errand paralysis’ might be the most boring and overwhelming anxiety of our age. How did we get so swamped?It was the eyes that I noticed first; where before he’d made soothing eye contact, now he kept his gaze averted. “What are you doing?” I asked as he tapped at his computer.Eyes down, he replied...
10:00, 2019-09-07

Healthy gut, happy mind: What to eat to boost how you feel The deep connection between our guts and brains gives us ways to eat ourselves happier – and a few simple changes make all the difference, says dietician Megan Rossi...
13:51, 2019-09-04

Watch: Can You Feel Beyoncé's 'Spirit' Tonight? Beyoncé has done the unthinkable—rebranded the word “spirit” so that when you think of that word, you think of her instead of the wonky airline. Wow....
23:17, 2019-07-17

Why Tracking Your Symptoms Can Make You Feel Worse Health apps can trigger the nocebo effect: Obsessively tracking how you feel, what you ate, and how you slept can end up being a drag on your health....
18:00, 2019-05-30

Mario Maker 2 Lets You Feel Like A Speedrunner Psst—hey, you! Do you want to be a Mario speedrunning genius? Okay, you might not be able to, but Super Mario Maker 2 can make you feel like one—thanks to both the cool features Nintendo has included, and a certain type of user-created level that’s becoming quite popular....
00:34, 2019-07-10

The 9 Best Hacks to Make Your Internet Feel Faster Your time is precious, and you spend a lot of it inside a web browser—so shaving off seconds and minutes that you don’t need to waste can give you back a chunk of time in your day. These are the best ways to speed up your web browsing no matter what your browser or platform of choice.Read more......
20:17, 2019-07-19

Santigold on living the legend of Afropunk: ‘I feel like an OG’ Santigold is back in Brooklyn to perform with her people — and her fellow punk rockers. The 14th annual Afropunk festival closes out the summer at Fort Greene’s Commodore Barry Park this weekend, with more than 50 other acts scheduled to perform, including Jill Scott, Leon Bridges and FKA twigs. The...
04:51, 2019-08-23

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
02:51, 2019-07-02

If You Want to Feel Happier, Don't Bother Faking a Smile For some reason, certain people feel it is their obligation to tell others—usually women—to smile. Clearly, this is problematic for many reasons, but as someone on the receiving end of those comments pretty frequently, I especially hate when people attempt to use science to try and convince me to pu...
02:17, 2019-07-03

How 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the U.S. USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger discusses what he is hearing about how 2020 Olympic hopefuls feel about representing the United States.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-25

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
18:17, 2019-07-17

James Paxton may feel off all year for Yankees KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Yankees hope to have James Paxton back in the rotation this week, but Aaron Boone acknowledged Sunday the left-hander may have to deal with discomfort the rest of the season. “I don’t know,” Boone said when asked if Paxton would be able to get rid of the soreness n...
23:34, 2019-05-26

58-year-old mom on SI swimsuit issue tryout: ‘I already feel like I won’ The Connecticut mom competing to become Sports Illustrated’s oldest, open-casting swimsuit model told The Post she thinks she’s “already won” after attending a casting call on Friday in Miami. “It was really cool,” Jodi Harrison-Bauer, 58, said during an interview after the event at the W South Beac...
04:00, 2019-07-13

The second Yankees-Red Sox game in London had a slightly different feel LONDON — Baseball’s Hangover Effect isn’t limited to the defending champions, who more than halfway into their quest for a repeat still look a little wobbly. Here at the London Series on Sunday, the Game 2 crowd acted considerably more subdued than Saturday’s historic opener. Perhaps that speaks to ...
16:34, 2019-07-01

How we live together: 'I moved in when my mum died. I feel loved here' The resident and her live-in assistantI moved in last summer as a live-in assistant, sharing a house with people with learning disabilities. I had met Kathy briefly some years ago, but got short shrift when I mentioned it, as she was adamant we hadn’t. Continue reading......
11:17, 2019-05-25

Microsoft wants to know how you feel about Windows 10’s Start menu Windows 10’s Start menu is one of the most carefully watched and polarizing parts of the operating system’s UI – historically, it has been a very sensitive subject – and apparently Microsoft wants to know how people feel about the current menu, possibly ahead of some reva...
12:34, 2019-06-05

Megan Rapinoe: 'I feel very empowered and emboldened' On an overcast evening, with the 2019 Women's World Cup a day old, Megan Rapinoe and her teammates are exploring the city of Reims, the unofficial capital of France's Champagne region. Hosting the defending champions' opening match of the tournament, the northeastern city where French kings were cro...
21:34, 2019-06-28

Feel-bad TV: why are we obsessed with small-screen tragedy? The surprise success of devastating fact-based dramas Chernobyl and When They See Us has shown that summer audiences aren’t always seeking escapism Before it had even reached its conclusion, Chernobyl had topped IMDb’s user-voted Best Television Shows of All Time list. It has been critically adored ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

When They See Us: You Will Not Only See the Central Park Five; You'll Hear, Feel, and Want to Fight for Them Central Park Five. It’s a name that has been bestowed upon Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, Jr., and Korey Wise. Five men—then teenagers—who tragically embodied the turn of phrase, “wrong place at the wrong time,” were essentially immortalized into infamy as soon as th...
03:51, 2019-05-22

I Didn't Grow Up In The 80s, But This New Game Makes Me Feel Like I Did There was a time, I’m told, when arcades were everywhere and kids spent long summer nights pissing away whatever money they had just to lose over and over again in games like Sinistar and Out Run. I missed that period of time by a decade, but that hasn’t stopped me from pining for it, like someone l...
22:00, 2019-08-28

Here's Why All of F1's Newest Circuits Feel So Damn Boring Are you really a Formula One fan if you haven’t cursed a Tilkedrome at least once in your life? It’s pretty commonplace to lambast the series for the hellishly boring, cookie-cutter approach to track construction since Hermann Tilke joined the racing scene with a vision of how to bring F1 into the 2...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Memorial Day will feel more like April from California to Arizona Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer, but the weather for this holiday weekend will feel more like April across the southwestern United States....
19:51, 2019-05-22

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
21:34, 2019-05-31

Fallout 76’s Raid Missions Feel Like Chores In gaming parlance, the phrase “raid” implies some grand story, an epic boss fight, and the promise of great rewards at the end. Bethesda has called Fallout 76’s latest addition to the game a raid, but it lacks those things. Instead, it takes the base game’s worst quests and repackages them the most...
04:34, 2019-08-31

Shaved Mario Is Making Me Feel Strange Here is a very simple, but very effective mod for Super Mario Odyssey that shaves Mario’s moustache for the entirety of the game. Cutscenes, gameplay, everything. It’s gross and I hate it....
04:34, 2019-08-13

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Australia’s deputy prime minister has said. Michael M...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes of a deal being reached between the two economic powerhouses....
14:00, 2019-09-20

Australia and PNG pledge closer ties as Canberra seeks to renew Pacific influence Australia and Papua New Guinea said on Monday their leaders will meet annually in a bid to foster closer ties, which Canberra believes is important in its bid to counter China's quest for greater influence in the Pacific....
08:17, 2019-07-22

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this weekend, where he will speak to people living on so...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Kiribati cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, second Pacific island nation in a week The Pacific island nation of Kiribati cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so this week and strengthening Beijing's hand....
17:00, 2019-09-20

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors await Fed interest rate decision Investors await the Fed's latest decision on monetary policy, set to be released on Wednesday stateside. The U.S. central bank is widely expected to cut rates by 25 basis points....
07:17, 2019-09-18

Russia says it flew first long-range air patrol with China in Asia-Pacific region Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday it had conducted its first joint long-range air patrol with China in the Asia-Pacific region and that it had not been aimed at another country....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Union Pacific cost cuts sheltered profit amid freight slowdown Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator cut costs and raised rates to overcome disruptions from record floods in the Midwest and ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
22:51, 2019-07-18

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does not increase its foothold in the Pacific, protecti...
09:51, 2019-05-27

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Brent crude spikes more than 8% after Saudi attacks Oil prices spiked in the afternoon of Asian trading hours after drone strikes on crucial production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Shares of oil companies in Asia surged on Monday....
11:51, 2019-09-16

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered hundreds of warning shots, according to South Korean officials, and a strong protest from Japan....
02:34, 2019-07-24

Monday’s Daily Brief: #ClimateAction for the Pacific, Gaza blockade, attack in Burkina Faso This Monday, top stories are: Gaza's aid dependency due to the ongoing blockade; a special focus on climate change and its impact on islands and people of the Pacific; UN condemnation after a deadly attack in Burkina Faso.  ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)....
04:34, 2019-09-07

Massive pumice 'raft' spotted in the Pacific could help replenish Great Barrier Reef The 150 sq km field of floating rock was created by an underwater volcanic eruption near TongaA giant raft of pumice, which was spotted in the Pacific and is expected to make its way towards Australia, could help the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef from its bleaching episode by restocking million...
08:17, 2019-08-26

Gigantic Pumice Raft from Underwater Eruption Is on a Wild Ride Across the Pacific Ocean In early August, sailors in the southwest Pacific Ocean began to see their environment transmogrify. As far as the eye could see, the ocean turned from an azure delight into a colossal gathering of clinking, floating rocks. And then came the foul, sulfurous odors.Read more......
01:17, 2019-08-27

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our Pacific step-up in action” but this policy will fail if his government doesn’t take meaningful action...
09:17, 2019-06-08

Global Climate Strike: Children In Australia, Pacific Islands Begin Rally Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate strike Friday -- heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to......
07:17, 2019-09-20

UPDATE 1-Union Pacific quarterly profit beats estimates on price gains Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates, as the U.S. railroad operator raised prices that helped offset volume declines due to a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Storm Lorena threatens to dump heavy rain on Mexican Pacific resorts Tropical storm Lorena threatened to strike Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy rain and high winds on Wednesday morning, as it gathered strength and barreled towards popular beach resorts on the Baja California peninsula....
19:51, 2019-09-18

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to an end, Australia has yet again been shamed on a global stage for our inaction on climate change. The forum was held in Tuvalu, one of the lowest lyin...
00:00, 2019-08-17

A letter to … my brother, who stopped talking to me when I adopted a child ‘You froze me out. Even when I stood in front of you at a party, you stared ahead as if I wasn’t there’That day, as we started to organise our uncle’s funeral, we spent the whole time together – a rarity as adults, although we are only a year and four days apart. It was a sad occasion, but nice to s...
08:34, 2019-06-08

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition.        ...
21:17, 2019-06-02

South Korea agencies can't confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before being assassinated there in 2017....
10:17, 2019-06-11

| North Korean leader's brother was CIA informant - report Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, was a CIA informant, the Wall Street Journal has reported....
14:17, 2019-06-11

On Video, Councillor's Brother Thrashes Woman, Allegedly Over 23,000 A woman is dragged out of her house and beaten up brutally with belts and sticks by at least three men amid wails of her family, in a video that has emerged from Punjab's Muktsar....
15:51, 2019-06-15

Trump Pressured Alcoholic Brother About His Career. Now He Has Regrets An attorney for the Montana man accused of slamming a 13-year-old boy's head into the ground for not removing his hat during the national anthem says President Donald Trump's "rhetoric" is partially......
14:17, 2019-08-09

Ariana Grande concert bomber's brother extradited The brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester in 2017 has been extradited from Libya to the United Kingdom, according to a Libyan official....
20:51, 2019-07-17

"Few Have The Courage": Priyanka Gandhi On Brother Rahul's Resignation A day after Rahul Gandhi announced his resignation as Congress president in a public letter owning responsibility for the party's national election defeat, his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted:......
08:17, 2019-07-04

UK arrests Manchester bomber's brother after Libya extradition The brother of a suicide bomber who attacked a concert in the British city of Manchester in 2017 was extradited from Libya on Wednesday and arrested in London on suspicion of helping plan the blast, police said....
23:51, 2019-07-17

CBI Charges Ex-Arunachal Chief Minister's Brother, Others With Corruption The CBI has charged Nabam Hari, brother of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki, his wife and PWD officers with alleged corruption in government contracts, officials said Friday....
17:00, 2019-06-28

5 new releases we love: Whitney folks around, Little Brother returns, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
20:34, 2019-08-30

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom, after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning him for a 1975 killing....
21:17, 2019-05-31

One Brother Stabbed the Other. The Journalist Who Wrote About It Paid a Price. The use of Europe’s “right to be forgotten” privacy law has broadened, illustrated by two Italian brothers, a stabbing and the journalist who wrote about them....
09:17, 2019-09-23

Taliban say killing of leader's brother will not derail U.S. talks Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops after 18 years of war....
18:34, 2019-08-17

Texas sheriff: Brother kills sister, self at party A Texas sheriff says a brother fatally shot his sister and wounded three others before killing himself at a housewarming party. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said deputies were called to the home late Wednesday night. (July 4)        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

South Korea agencies can’t confirm Kim brother as CIA source South Korean agencies say they cannot confirm a report that the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a U.S. intelligence source and traveled to Malaysia to meet his CIA contact before assassination...
10:00, 2019-06-11

Simone Biles's Brother Charged With Triple Murder Tevin Biles-Thomas, the brother of three-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, was arrested yesterday and indicted on a variety of charges stemming from his alleged role in a New Year’s Eve shooting in Cleveland that left three men dead. According to local Cleveland outlet WKYC, two people showed...
05:51, 2019-09-01

PM's brother quits: 'I've been torn between family and national interest' The prime minister's brother has quit as a government minister and MP as he cited an "unresolvable tension" between "family loyalty and the national interest"....
13:34, 2019-09-05

Hillary Clinton’s brother Tony Rodham dead Hillary Clinton’s youngest brother Tony Rodham died on Friday night, the politician announced. “It’s hard to find words, my mind is flooded with memories of him today,” Clinton tweeted Saturday. “When he walked into a room he’d light it up with laughter. “He was kind, generous, & a wonderful husband...
00:00, 2019-06-09

How David Koch and His Brother Shaped American Politics The billionaire, who died Friday, understood the power of changing ‘hearts and minds.’ He spent almost unlimited money on behalf of limited government....
05:51, 2019-08-24

Barbara Corcoran says brother ‘died of natural causes’ in Dominican Real estate maven Barbara Corcoran said Thursday she does not believe her brother’s death in the Dominican Republic, has any connection to a recent spate of mysterious tourist deaths. “My brother had an existing heart condition and we believe he died of natural causes,” the “...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Simone Biles breaks silence on brother's arrest Days after her brother was charged in connection to the deaths of three people, Olympian Simone Biles said she was still trying to process what happened....
17:17, 2019-09-03

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $15 on a Brother Laser Printer This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wirecutter's continuously updated list of deals here....
03:00, 2019-06-21

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
16:00, 2019-09-05

‘We had a row, she left. It was the last time I saw her’: anguish of Emanuela Orlandi’s brother Brother tells of his family’s pain as 36-year investigation into missing Vatican teenager takes another bizarre twistA missing teenager, an empty tomb, a swirl of dark theories, and the closed doors and habitual secrecy of the Vatican. It sounds like fiction, but it is a real-life mystery that has g...
00:00, 2019-07-21

Kim Jong Un's half-brother was CIA informant before his assassination: report Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was working as a CIA informant before he was brazenly murdered in a Malaysian airport in 2017, according to a report Monday....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Jets hopeful has overcome homelessness, brother’s killing There were too many times when the homeless shelter had no room for the boy and his family, too many times when the boy, no older than 8 years old, was forced to spend the night sleeping in the backseat of a tiny old red Ford Ranger in Woodland Hills, Calif. There were too many......
10:00, 2019-08-02

Zack Britton and manager brother have new baseball goal Zack Britton and his brother Buck have spent their entire careers in professional baseball, but they only faced each other once. “Zack was still starting and he pitched a minor league intrasquad game,’’ said Buck Britton, who was then a minor league utility player in Baltimore’s system, while Zack w...
10:17, 2019-07-14

Falcons RB swaps number to honor slain brother Falcons coach Dan Quinn gave rookie running back Qadree Ollison permission to switch numbers from No. 32 to No. 30 so Ollison could honor his late brother, who was slain in 2017....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Two UN staff killed in Benghazi car bombing Explosion shattered Libyan conflict ceasefire agreed during Muslim holiday of Eid al-AdhaA car bomb explosion in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed two United Nations staff members on Saturday, several medical sources and the eastern military said.The UN is trying to broker a truce in the ca...
23:17, 2019-08-10

UAW headquarters staff relocated after fire It is unclear when employees will return to UAW headquarters after a fire broke out Saturday on the third floor of Solidarity House. Patrick McNulty, chief of fire investigation for the Detroit Fire Department, said the investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing....
21:51, 2019-07-16

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug Four critical after members of academy in central Switzerland suddenly suffer acute gastrointestinal problems More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to hospital on Thursday after they suddenly fell violently ill, the government said.The Swiss defence ...
04:34, 2019-07-05

Bed Bath & Beyond cuts 7% of corporate staff Bed Bath & Beyond’s turnaround effort continues to draw yawns from Wall Street. The home goods retailer Tuesday said it slashed 7% of its corporate staff and eliminated the combined roles of president and chief operating officer, which had been held by Eugene Castagna. The cost-cutting moves are exp...
03:00, 2019-07-24

Kapil Dev Says CAC Must Have Say In Selection Of Support Staff After reappointing Ravi Shastri as the head coach of Indian men's cricket team, Kapil Dev said that the CAC should have a say in the process to select the support staff....
06:00, 2019-08-17

Walmart to Fold Jet.com Staff Into Operations Walmart is absorbing what remains of Jet.com staff into the rest of its operations, winding down the startup it bought for $3.3 billion three years ago while continuing to run the Jet.com website....
02:17, 2019-06-13

U.N. trying to convince North Korea not to cut aid staff The United Nations said on Thursday it was trying to convince North Korea not to cut the number of international aid staff deployed by the world body to carry out "critical" food, nutrition and health work in the Asian country....
00:00, 2019-09-06

U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint Close to 2,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained by Reuters showed....
21:51, 2019-09-20

North Korea wants UN staff cut, but UN says they’re vital North Korea wants the number of U.N. international staff in the country reduced by the end of the year over what it claims is the politicization of aid by parties hostile to its government, but the U.N. says the mission’s “light footprint” is vital...
02:34, 2019-09-06

Audi Q8: ‘There’s nothing it will not do to make you feel more comfortable’ | Martin Love The new range-topping SUV from Audi is an astonishingly accomlished car. So why does it leave Martin Love feeling so uneasy?Audi Q8Price £64,8100-62mph 6.3 secondsTop speed 155mphMPG 41.5CO2 178g/kmVisiting some friends years ago, when our kids were young, we distracted our two-year-old son with a b...
09:17, 2019-06-16

Hearing Loss? A New Device Lets You Feel Sound Neuroscientist David Eagleman has built a Fitbit-style wearable that helps people with hearing impairments experience the audible world through vibrations....
04:00, 2019-09-06

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 million followers on the photo-sharing platform, co...
17:00, 2019-06-15

When Trump turns up the heat on trade, Americans will feel it too Until now, the US has tried to avoid hurting consumers when imposing tariffs. From next month, they will be fully exposedThe timing could not be better. On 1 September 1939, German troops crossed the border into Poland, triggering the start of the second world war. Eighty years to the day later, on ...
10:00, 2019-08-05

Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? Can Jarrell Miller really be returning to boxing so soon? The post Panel – How do you feel about Jarrell Miller seemingly being forgiven? appeared first on Boxing News....
12:00, 2019-06-19

'I feel exhausted by being exposed': kd lang on being a lesbian icon In 1992, she broke the mould with her album Ingénue. Taking it back on tour, she talks about her pride at its effect – and the regret that it made her life public property A few years ago, I lay in my garden on a hot summer’s day, listening to a few familiar notes of a song wafting over from next do...
19:00, 2019-07-11

"I Feel Badly For Theresa," Donald Trump Says Of UK PM's Resignation US President Donald Trump said Friday he felt sorry for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who has resigned after three years of turmoil surrounding her country's "Brexit" from the European Union....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Mom told 'healthy' son has 2 holes in heart: 'I feel like I have been abandoned' A British mom who claims she was told her infant son was healthy both before and after he was born recently learned the young boy will require open-heart surgery for a previously undetected condition....
17:00, 2019-09-21

Laura Dern: 'I feel like I’m ready to try anything – and to dive deeper’ Laura Dern decided to become an actor when she was just six. But it’s only now, with 55 films under her belt and as Big Little Lies returns to our screens, that she really feels free to ‘try anything’To hear her mother tell it, it’s a miracle that Laura Dern exists at all. In the early 1960s Diane L...
12:51, 2019-06-09

All my friends have had babies and I feel marginalised | Dear Mariella It’s hard when you don’t move in unison with your peers. It doesn’t mean abandoning friendships, says Mariella Frostrup, but don’t be afraid to keep a distance when neededThe dilemma I’m 34 and have been in a close friendship group with four other women since university. Our relationship has been a ...
13:00, 2019-08-25

Tried & tested: Our guide to the best plus size activewear which look and feel good There's plenty of plus size activewear on the market now, but which brands are actually catering to the plus size body shape? Laura Hampson puts them to the test...
06:51, 2019-08-06

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLachlan again denied ordering a greater security focu...
12:51, 2019-06-18

Should I Feel Guilty for Test Driving a Car That I Have No Intention of Buying? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing free gifts with test drives, dual-clutch transmission worries, and how much of a hit you would take if you bought...
21:34, 2019-07-19

How games like Assassin's Creed give us a feel for history One of the great extras of playing games like Assassin's Creed is their sense of historical time and place, even letting us play at translating ancient hieroglyphics...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
16:00, 2019-07-19

The Fonts In Control Make Its World Feel Way Creepier There’s a lot to love about the wonderfully weird new Remedy Entertainment game Control, but the first thing that grabbed me were the fonts....
07:51, 2019-08-30

Skullcandy's Crusher ANC block noise while you feel the bass Skullcandy's Crusher headphones have offered thumping bass tones that rumble your dome (literally) since 2013. In 2016, the company introduced a wireless version and followed up with "an ultra-realistic sensory bass experience" on the Crusher 360 las......
10:34, 2019-09-19

Five Grooming Products To Make Summer Feel A Little Less Sweaty An occupational hazard that goes along with my job is that people I know in my real life often ask me things they probably wouldn’t say to other friends. I don’t actually even mind this, but I do notice it, if that makes sense. I tell you that to tell you this: The other day, a friend of mine sudden...
19:00, 2019-08-14

America has recovered from the Great Recession, but many still feel the pain Although the American economy may look recovered on paper, some made drastic decisions during the recession and are still digging out from deep hole.       ...
09:17, 2019-06-24

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained cities along the southern U.S. border for months is now being felt in cities far from Mexico. Immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds, while local authorities struggle to keep up with the influx. U.S. i...
22:17, 2019-05-23

'We feel empowered': Saudi women relish their new freedoms New laws on travel, divorce and applying for documents have largely been embracedSaudi women have largely embraced new laws allowing them to travel, divorce, and apply for official documents without the permission of a male guardian, and claimed conservative resistance to the sweeping decrees is doo...
08:17, 2019-08-03

As the U.S.-China Trade War Escalates, Pocketbooks Feel the Pain To manufacture flat-rolled steel, you need to start with a steel slab. For a company called NLMK USA, which makes carbon flat-rolled steel in Farrell, Pa., there’s nowhere to get those slabs domestically. That’s meant it has to source them from China–and pay a 25% import tariffR...
22:00, 2019-09-05

‘I feel optimistic about future’, says Andy Murray after doubles win • Murray and Feliciano López win in straight sets• Scot will play doubles at WimbledonAndy Murray embarked on his third comeback on Thursday, after nearly five months away from his obsession – and, against all expectations, he and his Spanish friend, Feliciano López, beat the best doubles team in th...
01:00, 2019-06-21

"Feel Very Well," Says Angela Merkel After Fresh Trembling Spell German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she was "very well", despite suffering her third trembling spell in less than a month on Wednesday that revived questions about her health....
22:34, 2019-07-10

Feel Will Go To War With India In Coming Months, Says Pakistan Minister Continuing his attack on India amid tensions over the centres Kashmir move, Pakistan Railway Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Wednesday that he feels a full-fledged war will be fought between......
20:00, 2019-08-28

Seniors who feel their life has purpose may live longer (Reuters Health) - Seniors who feel their life has purpose may be less likely to die from heart, circulatory and digestive diseases and more likely to live longer, new data suggest....
01:17, 2019-05-25

I’ve shaved off my beard. I feel like an imposter | Romesh Ranganathan Could this affect my career? What if it never grows back?I noticed recently that my beard was looking a little less “deliberate aesthetic decision” and decidedly more “just released from a Thai prison”, so I accepted it was time to give it a trim before we headed off on holiday.I have a slight issue...
15:51, 2019-08-24

Five ways to feel closer to nature – even if you live in the city From stopping to notice the trees and the clouds to putting bird boxes near your windows, spending more time with nature can boost your health and wellbeingTwo hours a week spent in nature – even if split into short bursts – has been found to give health and wellbeing a significant boost, according ...
17:51, 2019-07-07

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In the 80s Morrissey had a unique way with stage props – let’s face it, he had a unique way with every...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Eli Manning doesn’t ‘feel like it’s a competition’ with Daniel Jones Eli Manning isn’t entertaining the idea of a quarterback competition, even if Pat Shurmur is doing just that. “I don’t feel like it’s a competition,” Manning told NFL Network. “I feel like I’ve got to do my job and I’ve got to compete every day and try...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films such as Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive and the TV...
10:17, 2019-06-30

The Opening Credits for BH90210 Will Make You Feel All the Nostalgia The nostalgia has never been more real. With BH90210, the sort of Beverly Hills, 90210 revival right around the corner, Fox has released the new opening credits, complete with the iconic......
01:17, 2019-08-07

It may feel like the world's ending – but America has reason to hope Inequality, the climate crisis, and Trump in the White House may cause despair. But the country is poised to bounce backIf stagnant wages, near-record inequality, climate change, nuclear buildups, assault weapons, mass killings, trade wars, opioid deaths, Russian intrusions into American elections, ...
07:34, 2019-09-08

12 US destinations that will make you feel like you traveled back in time jiawangkun/Shutterstock Living history museums like the Boston Tea Party Museum and Old Cowtown in Kansas recreate historic events and ways of life. Neighborhoods with historic architecture include Miami's Art Deco District and Philadelphia's Old City. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. If...
01:51, 2019-08-03

How Kylie Jenner's Sisters Really Feel About Her Billionaire Status How do Kylie Jenner's siblings really feel about her billionaire status? The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star spilled the tea on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen DeGeneres asked......
18:34, 2019-09-06

I Feel Gross Just Watching NBA 2K20’s Loot Box Trailer NBA 2K20 is supposed to be a game primarily about playing basketball, but you wouldn’t know that from the game’s latest trailer, which makes the game look like something you might see in a casino....
06:00, 2019-08-29

What could the next recession feel like? Stories from past downturns are a guide Economists expect the next recession, whenever that is, to be less severe. But what could it be like? Stories from past downturns could be a guide.       ...
13:51, 2019-08-23

Sci-fi film Aniara's best trick is to make the future feel like now Aniara's story of an interplanetary cruiser thrown off-course is one of 2019’s smartest movies because it understands the future, says Simon Ings in his latest column...
19:00, 2019-09-09

'At last I can feel again': robotic hand gives user a sense of touch Man whose arm was amputated after accident can hold delicate objects such as grapes and eggsA man who lost his hand 17 years ago has been given the sense of touch through a brain-controlled robotic prosthetic.Keven Walgamott, whose arm was amputated below the elbow after an accident, can now feel 11...
00:00, 2019-07-25

Naomi Campbell: “It’s Taken Me A Long Time To Feel Right In My Body” Naomi Campbell has a new-found sense of ease. In the July issue of Vogue, she discusses how learning to feel present and comfortable in her own body is rooted in her mentality....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Ousting Huawei, Australia finishes laying undersea internet cable for Pacific allies The final piece of Australia's A$137 million ($92.53 million) undersea cable to bring high-speed internet to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea was laid on Wednesday, with Canberra seeking to repulse Chinese influence in the Pacific....
06:34, 2019-08-28

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on Wednesday....
21:51, 2019-07-10

Major Asia Pacific markets higher; trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment Major markets in Asia Pacific traded higher on Monday, following a volatile last week for global markets as growing trade war fears dented investor sentiment. Markets in Japan, India and Singapore were closed for public holidays....
10:00, 2019-08-12

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the G-20 meeting....
02:51, 2019-06-11

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Singapore court names Deloitte as manager for Inter-Pacific Group debt restructuring Accountancy firm Deloitte & Touche said on Thursday it has been appointed by Singapore's high court to act as interim judicial manager for marine fuel supplier Inter-Pacific Group Pte (IPG) in an application for a court-led debt restructuring process....
10:51, 2019-09-05

Coast Guard nets 3 arrests, 3,000 pounds of cocaine in anti-smuggling operation in Pacific Newly released video shows U.S. Coast Guard personnel busting up an alleged drug-smuggling operation in international waters of the Pacific Ocean last month....
09:34, 2019-08-29

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-12

‘Unacceptable’: Beer named after Pacific island nuke test site draws criticism Manhattan Project Beer Company is under scrutiny by Marshall Islanders who were exposed to high levels of radiation by US government research from 1946 to 1958....
01:00, 2019-08-17

Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trump's multi-front trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy. Among those reporting as the second quarter earnings ...
18:34, 2019-07-12

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as investors await China's yuan midpoint fix Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed Wednesday morning as investors waited for the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to set its daily midpoint fix for the Chinese yuan....
03:00, 2019-08-07

Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders at greater risk of type 2 diabetes than whites at normal weights Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders at normal weight are about three times as likely as normal-weight white people to develop type 2 diabetes, according to new research....
04:17, 2019-09-20

A giant pumice stone floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
14:34, 2019-08-25

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so you might have missed an excellent story from my c...
00:00, 2019-08-17

A giant raft of rock floating in the Pacific could help heal Australia's Great Barrier Reef A pumice "raft" the size of Manhattan is drifting towards Australia, bringing along with it new marine life that could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals that have seen rapid deterioration in recent years due to climate change....
06:51, 2019-08-26

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as investors await Chinese inflation data China's inflation rate for the month of July is set to be released around 9:30 a.m. HK/SIN on Friday. Investors will be looking out for the impact of pork prices, which have been persistently high as a result of an outbreak African swine fever....
02:34, 2019-08-09

Battlefield V 2019 Roadmap Confirmed: Pacific Theater, New Maps Revealed - E3 EA Play NEWS Electronic Arts has today announced the roadmap of Battlefield V content updates for 2019. This includes content for Chapters 4 and 5. Here's everything you need to know....
07:34, 2019-06-09

China could win military conflict in Indo-Pacific region even 'before America can respond', think tank warns A new study warns the U.S. has lost its military supremacy in the Indo-Pacific region, with China being able to launch and win a military conflict even before American forces are able come up with a response....
16:51, 2019-08-20

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Union Pacific, other freight co earnings eyed for tariff effects Results from two major U.S. railroads next week are likely to attract more scrutiny than usual as investors look for signs of how deeply U.S. President Donald Trump's multi-front trade war is affecting freight companies and the wider economy. Among those reporting as the second quarter earnings ...
15:00, 2019-07-14

Kerber secures Pan Pacific Open semi-final spot as Keys retires injured Fourth seed Angelique Kerber reached the Pan Pacific Open semi-finals in Japan on Friday after American Madison Keys retired due to injury early in the deciding set....
17:51, 2019-09-20

Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific ‘sign of things to come’, cautions UN regional body Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, are not only making efforts to predict such catastrophes more difficult, but are also a “sign of things to come”, the United Nations development arm in the...
05:51, 2019-08-23

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and fulfill its promise to leave no one behind....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Hero MotoCorp MD Pawan Munjal Inducted Into Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame Dr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman, Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp, will be inducted into the 2019 Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame. Dr. Munjal joins legendary golfers such as Jack Nicklaus, Gary......
16:00, 2019-09-10

Teenage girl and brother held like prisoners by London parents EXCLUSIVE: Children never enrolled in school ++++ They phoned NSPCC for help ++++ They were found pale and malnourished ++++ Failed by social services...
14:00, 2019-05-30

Teen allegedly stabs brother to avoid long car trip with him Not exactly brotherly love. A 13-year-old Tennessee boy told authorities in Florida that he stabbed his older brother because he’d rather spend time in the slammer than be stuck in the car for hours with his sibling. The teen suspect, from Tennessee, was arrested Saturday for stabbing his 15-year-ol...
03:17, 2019-07-09

Tax Officials Attach Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother The Income-Tax Department has attached a "benami" plot worth Rs 400 crore in Noida belonging to BSP chief Mayawati's brother and his wife, an official order said....
09:51, 2019-07-18

US Olympic Gymnast's Brother, Serving In Army, Charged With Murder The brother of champion US gymnast Simone Biles has been arrested and charged in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting that left three people dead....
23:34, 2019-08-30

Brother killed, Grambling football player hurt in shooting METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A teen has been killed, while a Grambling State University football player and third unnamed person have been injured in a shooting at a suburban New Orleans playground. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office Capt. Jason Rivarde tells the News Star of Monroe that deputies found...
22:34, 2019-06-20

"Brother Kuldeep Going Through Hard Times...": BJP Lawmaker On Rape Accused A BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh has come out in support of his expelled colleague and rape accused Kuldeep Sengar, who is in jail for over a year for allegedly raping a teenage girl two years ago....
05:17, 2019-08-03

Trump repeats claim that Ilhan Omar married her brother President Trump on Wednesday repeated the claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar committed immigration fraud by illegally marrying her brother. Trump made the statement while responding to a question from a reporter from the One America News Network before leaving for a campaign rally in Greenville, North Carol...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Tennessee boy, 13, stabs brother saying jail is better than car ride with sibling, deputies say A 13-year-old boy from Tennessee stabbed his 15-year-old brother in Florida, telling deputies he would rather go to jail than spend eight hours in the car with his sibling, investigators said....
06:34, 2019-07-08

Georgia man accused of fatally stabbing brother says he meant to give him a hug COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia triplet accused of fatally stabbing one of his brothers says the stabbing was a mistake and he only meant to hug his brother. News outlets report 36-year-old Kenneth Jernigan made his first court appearance Thursday after telling police he accidentally killed his broth...
19:17, 2019-09-03

Julie Chen confronts 'Big Brother' contestant over offensive comments After 'Big Brother' contestant Jack Matthews was evicted from the house on Thursday night's live episode, he sat down with host Julie Chen to discuss his recent controversial remarks....
22:17, 2019-08-09

| Cycling great Nibali joins Trek - with younger brother Vincenzo Nibali, one of seven men to have won all of cycling's three Grand Tours, has penned a two-year deal to ride for Trek where he will be joined by his younger brother....
00:17, 2019-08-09

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with 3 murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
20:51, 2019-09-03

Brexit: Boris Johnson's brother resigns in 'national interest' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's younger brother is set to resign as a minister and lawmaker, saying he felt "torn between family and the national interest."...
15:34, 2019-09-05

Antonio Wei sues brother over Manhattan skyscraper trust feud A Florida man turned his family’s Manhattan high-rise into a $200 million property but cruelly cut them out of the hefty profits, his brother charges in a lawsuit. The Wei family, based in Brazil, has owned 116 John St. since 1980, when they paid $4 million for the 35-story building, records show. P...
05:51, 2019-06-23

Jamison Crowder’s heartwarming bond with brother transcends words Jamison Crowder always greets his brother Jamaris with a hug and a kiss on the forehead. The kiss brings a smile to Jamaris’ face, the exchange a clear and simple sign of the bond the two brothers share. It is a bond that does not need words to explain. The two have never been able......
02:34, 2019-08-11

Simone Biles says her ‘heart aches’ over brother’s arrest for murder Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has opened up for the first time about her brother’s arrest for a triple homicide in Ohio. “My heart aches for everyone involved, especially for the victims and their families,” Biles tweeted on Monday, saying she was “still having a hard time processin...
16:17, 2019-09-03

California teen's Marine brother surprises her on stage at graduation A California high schooler was brought to tears Wednesday when her older brother, a Lance Corporal in the Marines, surprised her on stage as she accepted her diploma during graduation ceremonies....
08:00, 2019-05-31

Princess Charlotte attends first day of school with mom, dad and big brother Prince George Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, 4, joined big brother Prince George, 6, for her first day of kindergarten, accompanied by parents Will and Kate.        ...
18:00, 2019-09-05

Andy Murray and brother Jamie go out at Washington Citi Open British siblings lose to Raven Klaasen and Michael VenusKyle Edmund goes down to Peter Gojowczyk in last eightAndy Murray and brother Jamie have fallen at the quarter-final stage of the Citi Open in Washington to Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus.The British pair took the first set of the clash on a t...
14:17, 2019-08-03

Woman becomes both mother and aunt after giving birth to brother’s baby A British woman gave birth to her brother’s baby last week after volunteering to be his partner’s surrogate — making her both the mother and the aunt of their child. “We are blown away by the strength, heart and courage of Chapelle and will never be able to truly thank her fo...
03:17, 2019-07-18

Gymnast Simone Biles speaks out as brother charged with three murders Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles says her "heart aches for everyone involved" after her brother, who serves in the US army, was charged with murdering three people....
19:51, 2019-09-03

Andrew Cuomo addresses brother Chris’ ‘Fredo’ meltdown Gov. Andrew Cuomo claimed Monday that he’s only seen “parts” of the Mafia classic “The Godfather” — as he ripped a reporter for daring to criticize his brother’s meltdown over being called one of its characters. “I can’t tell you how many times people have come up to me...
21:34, 2019-08-19

Big Brother billionaire suing Facebook over Bitcoin ads says agreement ‘is impossible’ The Dutch billionaire who sued Facebook for hosting fraudulent Bitcoin advertisements that featured his name and image has claimed it impossible to reach an agreement, Reuters reports. John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment giant Endemol and the Big Brother television format, filed his ...
18:34, 2019-09-10

After Mammoth Lok Sabha Triumph, Shiv Sena Cedes "Big Brother" Tag To BJP A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP's oversized victory, the Shiv Sena, which has played the role of the party's in-house critic over the years, called its ally "big brother" in national......
19:51, 2019-05-24

Brian Moran strikes out younger brother in his big-league debut Oh, brother! Marlins lefty reliever Brian Moran struck out his brother, Colin, in the pitcher’s major league debut during Thursday night’s game against the Pirates. The 30-year-old, who starred at Iona Prep, entered the game in the fourth inning and froze his brother on a 3-2 slider. They became the...
09:00, 2019-09-06

Brian Moran Makes MLB Debut, Immediately Strikes Out His Brother 2019 is the final year of 40-man rosters in September. Beginning next year, teams will only be allowed to max out at 28 players. There is a lot we won’t miss about the bloated rosters, chief among them four-hour games extended by countless pitching changes made possible by a team carrying 600 reliev...
19:00, 2019-09-06

Taliban Chief's Brother Killed In Pakistan Blast: Report The Afghan Taliban leader's brother was among four people killed in a blast at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan Friday, insurgent sources and a Pakistani official told AFP....
01:00, 2019-08-17

By George! Princess Charlotte to attend school with brother this fall The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother there to lean on.        ...
05:51, 2019-05-25

Pogba's brother hints midfielder could still join Real Madrid "Mathias Pogba has hinted that Real Madrid could still sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba before the end of this summer\u0027s transfer window."...
23:00, 2019-08-16

Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader, 'was a CIA informant' There was a ‘nexus’ between Kim, who was assassinated in 2017, and US intelligence agency, Wall Street Journal reports Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the CIA, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.T...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Meghan Markle's estranged half-brother wants to box Jose Canseco While Meghan Markle made her first public appearance since going on maternity leave, her estranged half-brother, Thomas Markle Jr., was getting socked in the groin — and he wants to do it all again with a famous opponent. ...
16:34, 2019-06-11

'Annoying little brother' Baker Mayfield once aspired to be like his Browns backup Garrett Gilbert was the "rock star" QB in high school and Mayfield the "fat 12-year-old" who was never afraid to clap back at his idol. Now they share the Browns' QB room....
18:17, 2019-08-18

Andy Murray gives little thought to chance of facing brother at Wimbledon • Scot returns to SW19 for doubles tournament• Murray could play Jamie and Neal Skupski in third roundAndy Murray continues to dominate the British tennis landscape, even though his return to Wimbledon after two years away in various states of physical distress is in doubles – and he insists the pro...
06:51, 2019-06-29

Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother, Killed In 2017, Was CIA Informant: Report Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who was killed in Malaysia in 2017, had been an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the Wall Street Journal reported......
17:17, 2019-06-11

Andy Murray to play doubles with brother Jamie in Washington Andy Murray will team up with brother Jamie to play doubles in the Citi Open in Washington, D.C., as he continues his comeback from hip surgery        ...
02:17, 2019-07-25

Fugitive Jonathan Dick arrested in Melbourne over brother's murder One of Australia’s most wanted men arrested on Monday over his brother’s killing in a Westfield carparkOne of Australia’s most-wanted fugitives has been arrested in a bloody scuffle after spending more than two years on the run following the murder of his brother at a Melbourne shopping centre.Jonat...
17:00, 2019-08-19

Man Sentenced To Death For Raping Girl, 10, Killing Her Younger Brother The Supreme Court sentenced a man to death on Thursday for "horribly" gang raping a 10-year-old girl along with a co-accused and killing her and her 7-year-old brother by throwing them in a canal with......
19:34, 2019-08-01

5 Of Mom’s Friends Who Got Too Drunk At Their Book Club And All But Said They Want To Fuck Your Older Brother After Mom’s book club has had a few bottles of Yellow Tail, they can get pretty rowdy—and on more than one occasion, they’ve taken a much more active interest in how attractive your big brother is than in their novel of the month. Here are five of Mom’s friends who got so drunk at their book club th...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Inside Jamison Crowder’s heartwarming bond with autistic brother Jamison Crowder always greets his brother Jamaris with a hug and a kiss on the forehead. The kiss brings a smile to Jamaris’ face, the exchange a clear and simple sign of the bond the two brothers share. It is a bond that does not need words to explain. The two have never been able......
21:17, 2019-08-10

Judge dismisses lawsuit by brother of late Broncos owner A judge in Colorado has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Pat Bowlen's brother that sought to remove the trustees from the trust set up by the late owner of the Denver Broncos       ...
03:34, 2019-08-30

British PM Johnson's own brother quits on eve of Brexit election campaign British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother quit the government, citing the national interest....
00:00, 2019-09-06

British PM Boris Johnson's Brother Quits Government Over Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was dealt a fresh blow on Thursday when his brother Jo announced his resignation from the government and from parliament....
22:34, 2019-09-05

Jamey Mosley fighting Jets odds to play with brother again It took Jason McCourty 10 years before he got to share a dream and play on the same NFL team with his twin brother, Devin, with the Patriots. Shaquem Griffin somehow made to the NFL with one hand and now plays in Seattle with his twin brother, Shaquill. Jamey Mosley walked on at Alabama to......
17:51, 2019-06-06

Heartbreaking Pic Shows 5-Year-Old Girl Comforting Brother With Leukemia A heart-wrenching photograph of a girl comforting her 4-year-old brother while he is sick from chemotherapy has stuck a chord with thousands across the world....
10:00, 2019-09-11

Casino Playboy To CIA Spy: Rise And Fall Of Kim Jong Un's Half Brother Before the half brother of Kim Jong Un was killed in a brazen nerve agent attack at a Malaysian airport in 2017, he was known as a playboy and a hustler - not a secret CIA informant....
06:17, 2019-06-13

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
11:51, 2019-06-06

Photo of Connecticut brother hugging sister after graduating from pre-K goes viral TODAY – Weepy parents are par for the course at any preschool graduation ceremony. But a proud sibling with tears streaming down his face? That’s going to grab some attention. Just ask Connecticut mom Aundrea Smith. Smith shared a photo of her 8-year-old son Derek locked in an embrace with his...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressure mounts over the looming deadline to leave the European Union....
01:34, 2019-09-06

Simone Biles’ brother charged in Cleveland triple homicide The brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles was hit with a murder charge Thursday for his alleged involvement in a triple homicide in Ohio on New Year’s Eve, a report said. Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, was arrested Thursday and also charged with voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and p...
07:51, 2019-08-30

'We have no food or water': Hurricane Dorian survivors feel abandoned As aid agencies struggle to reach devastated areas, some residents take recovery efforts into their own handsThe silence along the Grand Bahama highway, the only major road on the island, is foreboding, punctuated only by the occasional truck driving east. The once dense forest on either side of the...
07:34, 2019-09-08

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
04:00, 2019-05-22

‘Shocking’ study says unfair games feel fair if you’re winning As someone who reads over various types of scientific research and studies on a daily basis, I feel like I have a pretty good idea of when a study has something interesting to say. When it doesn’t, I won’t bother writing about it, but a recent paper published in Science Advances offers c...
07:00, 2019-07-20

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

We’ve had our first blackout. Now we finally feel like native New Yorkers | Emma Brockes It wasn’t on the scale of previous power-cut disasters but now, and for years to come, we can tell everyone how we survived itOne of the more annoying mythologies of New York, for anyone who has lived in the city for less than two decades, is the “what we did in the blackout” story. There was the fa...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Apple Can Feel Its Reputation for Bulletproof Security Slipping Through Its Fingers With its flagship iPhone event just a few days away, it appears that Apple is getting a little nervous about recent reports regarding the state of its lauded security features. On Friday, it took the unusual step of publishing a blog post to refute some recent claims about its operating system made ...
13:00, 2019-09-07

'I feel lucky': millions have fled war-torn Yemen – the US has accepted 50 The war in Middle Eastern country is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis but Trump has all but ended Yemeni immigration, leaving a community tornSince a devastating war began in Yemen in 2015, causing the displacement of 3 million people, the United States has taken in just 50 Yemeni refugees.Desp...
18:51, 2019-06-27

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as they exercised their new legal rights to tie the knot. Dozens of reporters and photographers filled a ...
09:34, 2019-05-24

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion of his palate. “You know, there’s a lot of anime an...
21:01, 2019-05-24

Lakers feel they ‘got played’ by Kawhi Leonard in free agency The Lakers had designs on putting together an elite trio this summer. They traded for Anthony Davis to put him alongside LeBron James, and in the process created enough cap space to sign Kawhi Leonard. But Leonard instead signed with the rival Clippers after convincing Paul George to ask out of Okla...
19:51, 2019-07-22

"In India All Feel Safe, Respected": Rajnath Singh On Minorities In Pak Rajnath Singh tweeted on the condition of minorities in Pakistan this morning, claiming that while "in India all people feel safe and respected" in Pakistan Sindhi, Sikh and other minorities were......
17:17, 2019-09-15

'I don't feel humiliated': Naomi Wolf on her book's historical inaccuracy The Outrages author appeared in conversation at a Manhattan bookstore to further delve into the controversy surrounding her new bookIt was a quiet night at the Strand bookstore on Thursday night in New York’s East Village, where Naomi Wolf was promoting her new book.“My friends are here!” she squeal...
21:01, 2019-06-21