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Gothic Platformer Offers Brutal Combat With A Side Of Religious Trauma

Blasphemous, the indie platformer that Spanish studio The Game Kitchen crowd-funded two years ago, is now available on every major gaming platform. While I wasn’t one of the Kickstarter backers, I have been looking forward to this...

Gothic Platformer Offers Brutal Combat With A Side Of Religious Trauma

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PCSD: Man showed signs of trauma in northwest side suspicious death TUCSON – The man found dead Wednesday at a northwest side home was said to show obvious signs of trauma, Pima County Sheriff’s Department announced Thursday morning. At around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, PCSD located a deceased adult male with obvious signs of trauma in reference to report of a...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Tour de France offers TV viewers a soothing look at some brutal sport Commentators combine the history – boils and all – and the pretty countryside to make a seductive packageIn his book Down Under, the American travel writer Bill Bryson writes of accidentally stumbling into “the surreal and rewarding world of cricket on the radio”. Driving alone along Australia’s Stu...
14:17, 2019-07-05

Spain offers condolences to Luis Enrique after tragic death of daughter Xana: 'You have us by your side forever' Key figures from Spanish football and beyond have sent their condolences to former Barcelona and Spain coach Luis Enrique Martinez following the death of his daughter on Thursday....
12:00, 2019-08-30

Dismantling of gothic bridge met with protest and dismay in Belgium After years of argument workers have begun taking apart Tournai’s Bridge of HolesThe dismantling of Tournai’s gothic Bridge of Holes to make room for larger boats down the Scheldt river has been met with solemn protest and a withering attack on local politicians by a minister in Belgium’s federal go...
17:34, 2019-08-02

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists...
10:34, 2019-06-08

Publisher THQ Nordic acquires Gothic and Risen studio Piranha Bytes THQ Nordic purchased the studio at an undisclosed price. It'll continue to operate independently, making RPGs based on both old and new IPs.Read More...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Venezuela-Colombia baby breakthrough, Italy piles on rescue boat pressure, States must combat hate, Kashmir rights latest and a musical plea to combat CAR hunger Tuesday’s main stories: Colombia offers nationality to born of Venezuelan parents; ‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats; States must do more to stop hate attacks;  Egypt terror attack condemned by Security Council, UN chief; Kashmir developments risk people’s rights; and striking a chord for 1.8 mill...
02:00, 2019-08-07

Homes of the week: a spectacular Gothic-style mansion, a Help to Buy flat in Kingston and a quirky barn with a brewery Homes for sale in the spotlight this week include a riverside Help to Buy flat in Kingston, a Gothic-style mansion with arched windows and leaded lights and a brewery barn with a party room....
12:17, 2019-08-14

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Service will feature free performances by singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw, ‘90s R&B hitmakers Boyz II Men...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Steve Irwin’s son looks JUST like his dad in side-by-side photo with crocodile years apart Steve Irwin's son Robert looked like a chip off the old block on Instagram, channeling the beloved Crocodile Hunter in near identical picture years apart.        ...
09:34, 2019-07-04

The Best Thing For a Half-Pipe is a Side-By-Side with Tracks Fresh pow season is over, brah. We got, like, 30 feet of sick ass white this winter up at the lake, but it’s starting to warm up, and that’s harshing our vibe. The totally rad folks over at Boreal set up a freakin’ sweet ride park, but it’s time to burn it all down to the ground, and shred a dope se...
08:00, 2019-05-26

Girls’ Side and Boys’ Side? Not at These Summer Camps Sleep-away programs for L.G.B.T.Q. youth offer all the standards — s’mores, canoeing, friendship bracelets — plus gender-inclusive cabins and courses on identity....
00:17, 2019-05-23

A Novel That Explores the Silencing of Palestinian Trauma In his latest book, “Children of the Ghetto,” Elias Khoury explores the ways an original trauma of dislocation and death has shaped Palestinian identity....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Behind the exhibition aiming to move Caribbean art 'away from trauma' In The Other Side of Now, 14 young artists are looking to the future of the region rather than focusing on the past“Is it possible to move Caribbean art, or art of the Caribbean diaspora, away from trauma and catastrophe?” asks María Elena Ortiz, who has co-curated a new exhibition tasked with doing...
09:17, 2019-07-19

The trauma of Rwanda's post-genocide generation Rwanda's young generation did not experience the genocide of 1994 in which at least 800,000 people, mostly ethnic Tutsis, were killed. Young Rwandans grew up up under a mantle of silence about that traumatic period....
03:34, 2019-07-04

A Muslim Marine’s Trauma: I Was Set Up, Arrested and Acquitted While stationed at Quantico, I was arrested for a crime for which I was later acquitted. But the scars of that ordeal stayed with me for years after....
15:51, 2019-09-04

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of past natural disasters. The Greater Baton Rouge area experienced devastating floods in 2016, which claimed the lives of 13 peo...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Banner – UMC to hold treating trauma conference in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Banner University Medical Center is hosting the 30th Annual trauma conference on Thursday and Friday. The conference will be held at JW Marriot Tucson Starr Pass Resort and Spa, located at 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Health officials will cover new approaches to treating trauma. “...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Report: Separated migrant children suffered trauma A study found that migrant children who were separated from their parents last year suffered post-traumatic stress and other mental health problems. Child psychiatrist Dr. Louis Kraus details the trauma the children may have suffered. (Sept. 4)        ...
05:00, 2019-09-05

'I'm like a mouse in a trap': trauma of Europe's refugees – in pictures Mental health is a critical issue for those who have fled their homes to Europe. Many feel stuck, both physically and mentally: held in limbo by immigration systems and tormented by the horror of past experiences Continue reading......
18:51, 2019-09-02

Grande opens up about trauma of Manchester terror attack Ariana Grande has spoken about the trauma of the Manchester terror attack two years ago, saying there is a lot she will "probably never be ready to talk about"....
23:34, 2019-07-09

Two men found dead with gunshot trauma at midtown residence TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a potential double homicide after two men were found deceased Monday evening at a midtown residence. According to officials, TPD received a report of a possible homicide at a home at around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Navajo Road near S...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Baltimore schools’ mission: Help students cope with trauma BALTIMORE — When she transferred to a new K-8 school two years ago, Tinazsha Johnson was in deep distress. The Baltimore sixth grader was crushed by the death of her mother. Her father was in and out of lockups. She’d witnessed searing violence in her neighborhood and felt overwhelmed helping ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

NFL head trauma linked to decreased testosterone and erectile dysfunction Studies in recent years have revealed that chronic head trauma often suffered by professional football players can have long-lasting effects, but it’s safe to say that there’s still a lot we don’t know about how frequent concussions can alter a person’s brain. Mood disorders,...
13:34, 2019-08-27

Prejudice and trauma tackled by South African director in Venice South African director Oliver Hermanus hopes his new film about young soldiers during apartheid will help open up a conversation about what he calls "toxic masculinity" and LGBT rights....
20:34, 2019-09-06

Saoirse Kennedy Hill autopsy shows no signs of trauma: DA An initial autopsy conducted on RFK’s granddaughter Saoirse Kennedy Hill revealed that her body showed “no trauma inconsistent with lifesaving measures,” authorities said Friday. Hill’s cause of death — possibly from an overdose — is pending a toxicology report, District Atto...
04:34, 2019-08-03

No signs of trauma found on body of Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter An autopsy conducted on the 22-year-old granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy found no trauma to her body, leaving cause and manner of death to be determined following toxicology tests, the local district attorney's office said on Friday....
00:00, 2019-08-03

New Red, White and Blue Program aims to help vets recover from trauma TUCSON- A behavioral healthcare facility in Tucson launched a new program aimed at helping those who put their life on the line recover from trauma. Sierra Tucson began its new Red, White and Blue Program designed for active duty military, veterans and first responders. “We find that veterans ...
04:17, 2019-07-05

Indigenous baby health project aims to stop generational trauma Researchers target effects of ‘complex trauma’ and PTSD in bid to improve lives of children and parentsPregnancy and early parenthood are the best times to work with Indigenous families to break the cycle of intergenerational trauma, according to a groundbreaking new research project.Researchers hav...
02:17, 2019-06-22

Bahamas struggles to cope with decomposing bodies, emotional trauma after Dorian Hundreds, if not thousands, are still missing in the country of about 400,000 people, and officials say the death toll, which stands at 30, is likely to shoot up as more bodies are discovered in the ruins and floodwaters left behind by the storm....
01:34, 2019-09-07

Investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks on 'trade deal trauma': BAML Global equities have seen outflows of $20.5 billion in the past week as "trade deal trauma" pushed more money into bonds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, the latest sign of how growing......
15:01, 2019-05-21

Unbelievable review – grimly credible story of trauma, power and injustice Netflix’s drama about a retracted rape allegation is a fiercely feminist look at the nature of truth and whose stories get heardAccording to the latest figures, convictions for rapes and sexual assaults are at their lowest in the UK for more than a decade. There are just 919 convictions for the 60,...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Allison Mack said sex with cult leader would ‘heal’ molestation trauma: ex-Nxivm ‘slave’ Actress Allison Mack told a Nxivm slave who was molested as a child that the best way to “heal” was to have sex with their creepy leader, the woman testified Tuesday. “This is going to help you get rid of all your sexual-abuse trauma,” the TV “Smallville” star allegedly told then-m...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Study concludes 33,000-year-old-skull shows signs of blunt force trauma Enlarge / Right lateral view of the Cioclovina calvaria exhibiting a large depressed fracture. A new paper concludes this is evidence of fatal blunt force trauma. (credit: Kranoti et al, 2019) Some 33,000 years ago, a man was violently clubbed to death by a left-handed attacker wielding a club or ...
21:00, 2019-07-06

‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Queen Sugar's Latest Episode Brings Addiction and Trauma Front and Center There’s a scene in the latest episode, “Oh Mamere,” of season 4 of Queen Sugar that is maddening to watch. In it, Darla Sutton (I legit had to look up her character’s last name; I’m not sure I’ve heard it uttered a single time on the show), played by fountain of youth-er Bianca Lawson, is sitting in...
22:51, 2019-08-22

Government watchdog: Separated migrant children suffered PTSD, other mental trauma A government watchdog found migrant children separated from parents during the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy suffered mental trauma.        ...
05:00, 2019-09-05

Berlin Wall pills: a cure for emotional trauma – or royal-endorsed quackery? The homeopathic pills, made from ground-up pieces of the Berlin Wall, supposedly help overcome ‘emotional barriers’, and are available at the royal family’s pharmacy of choiceName: Berlin Wall pills.Age: 30 years old, at a guess. Continue reading......
22:00, 2019-08-21

Whole Foods worker fired over trauma of black-widow spider bite: lawsuit This firing really bites. A Whole Foods staffer from New Jersey was bitten by a black-widow spider at work — and then fired because he was too terrified to return to his section, according to a lawsuit. Richard Highsmith says the highly venomous spider bit his arm after it crawled out of a produce c...
00:51, 2019-08-19

Trump Offers to 'Vouch' For A$AP Rocky, Swedish PM Offers Trump Choice of Several Seats President Donald Trump was shocked to discover that there is no international exchange rate for white privilege when the Prime Minister of Sweden declined Trump’s offer to “personally vouch” for jailed rapper A$AP Rocky....
20:34, 2019-07-20

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Books of The Times: ‘Grace Will Lead Us Home,’ an Intimate Look at Forgiveness, Anger and Trauma After the Charleston Massacre Jennifer Berry Hawes, a Charleston-based newspaper reporter, drew on her long relationships with the families of victims to write this account of the 2015 murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church....
02:51, 2019-05-22

Brooke Mueller, Charlie Sheen's ex, checks into trauma center after video of her allegedly doing drugs leaks Charlie Sheen’s ex-wife, Brooke Mueller, checked herself into a trauma center after a video leaked allegedly showing the 41-year-old actress doing drugs in a van....
22:17, 2019-08-09

| Brexit breakthrough | Separated migrant children suffer trauma: WATCH the top world news videos for today Breakthrough announced in House of Lords over Bill to block no-deal Brexit | Report: Separated migrant children suffered trauma; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:51, 2019-09-05

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of effect of trauma in early childhood on scourge of addiction as she attends charity gala in London The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of the effect of trauma in childhood on the scourge of addiction, as she attended a charity gala as patron this evening....
02:00, 2019-06-13

New York Gets Rid of Religious Exemptions for Vaccines New York’s legislature removed religious exemptions for vaccines today amid concerns about a measles outbreak, according to the New York Times....
03:34, 2019-06-14

‘I prefer non-religious’: why so few US politicians come out as atheists Non-believers remain few and far between in US politics, with atheism bringing ‘the notion of being anti-religion’, the California representative Jared Huffman explainsThe 2020 presidential election has produced the most diverse field of candidates in history. There are women, people of color and an...
14:17, 2019-08-03

Who Was Zoroaster and How Did He Gain Religious Followers? Zoroaster was a prophet of ancient Persia, whose teachings laid the foundation for the religion known as Zoroastrianism, which largely dominated the land of Iran until the arrival of Islam after the fall of the Sassanian Empire. Whilst this figure is known as Zoroaster in the West (being derived fro...
20:51, 2019-08-13

Netanyahu Tries to Woo Israel's Religious Right Ahead of Do-Over Vote Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his re-election campaign to a small Jewish enclave in the West Bank, a contentious move to a flashpoint area aimed at wooing support from right-wing settlers ahead of elections this month....
22:51, 2019-09-04

U.S. conference to host victims of religious persecution The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it would host a conference in Washington next week to highlight the problem of religious persecution, and has invited victims of recent attacks at a synagogue in San Diego, mosques in New Zealand and an Easter Day bombing in Sri Lanka....
02:34, 2019-07-12

At least 31 die in stampede at Muslim religious festival in Iraq At least 31 pilgrims have died after a walkway collapsed, causing a stampede at a Shia Muslim religious ritual in the Iraqi city of Karbala, officials have said....
22:00, 2019-09-10

In the end, there was The Bible, which closed the book on an era of religious blockbusters Every director, it could be argued, likes to play god. But very few are actually willing to literally play God, to take on the Creator as an acting role. That’s what John Huston did in The Bible: In The Beginning…, his 1966 epic. Huston had to cast someone as the actual voice of God, the booming tha...
16:00, 2019-07-12

Survivors of religious massacres speak out against bigotry A rabbi from Tree of Life synagogue drew applause at a State Department conference when he condemned bigotry against immigrants and called for toning down “our language.”...
20:51, 2019-07-16

Ex-police chief says demotion was religious discrimination LUMBERTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is being sued by a former police chief who says he was demoted because of religious discrimination. WDAM-TV reports that in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Carlus Page says Lumberton city leaders had agreed to give him Sundays off so he could continue to serve a...
11:51, 2019-06-28

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" who use eagle feathers in observance of their Native American faith....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Louise Redknapp blames divorce 'trauma' for running red light in her Range Rover TV presenter Louise Redknapp blamed her conviction for running a red traffic light on the "trauma" of her divorce from ex Jamie as she was given a fine and penalty points by magistrates today....
21:17, 2019-08-07

Brutal dating app tells you exactly how hot you are How hot are you, exactly? A dating app wants its users to know precisely how dateable they are in the eyes of fellow swipers — by evaluating them on the strength of their photos, then informing users of how hot they are on a scale from 1 to 5. The transparent — and perhaps harsh......
21:51, 2019-06-19

The Latest: NY ends religious exemptions to vaccine mandates ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 6:35 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation eliminating a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the n...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Over 2 million Muslims make religious pilgrimage to Mecca MECCA, Saudi Arabia — More than 2 million pilgrims have gathered in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform initial rites of the hajj, an Islamic pilgrimage that takes the faithful along a path traversed by the Prophet Muhammad some 1,400 years ago. The hajj in Islam is meant to unify Musl...
15:17, 2019-08-09

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
11:51, 2019-06-22

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:34, 2019-06-23

Air Force grants first religious accommodation to Sikh airman The United States Air Force has granted a religious accommodation to a Sikh airman, making him the first active airman to wear a turban while on duty, an American Sikh organization said....
11:34, 2019-06-07

Quebec religious symbols bill to be challenged in court A national Muslim organization is joining civil liberties advocates to launch a court challenge of Quebec's secularism law less than 24 hours after the legislation was adopted....
20:51, 2019-06-17

The Chinese Christians finding God and religious refuge in Kenya In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion...
19:00, 2019-05-22

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules....
22:34, 2019-06-14

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

DOJ supports lawsuit demanding religious tuition payments The U.S. Department of Justice is backing three families who are suing to force the state of Maine to pay tuition for some students to attend religious high schools....
21:17, 2019-06-11

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt's top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their execution....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
07:00, 2019-06-17

New York to repeal religious exemption for school vaccinations Gov. Andrew Cuomo is soon expected to sign the vaccination bill approved Thursday by the Senate and Assembly.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-14

How cops cope with shooting trauma: 'They’re going to be forever changed,' Virginia Beach police chief says Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera took USA TODAY through some of the body camera footage of Friday's mass shooting, saying he worries about the mental recovery of his officers.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-03

Cardinals vs. Mariners: Take the Under with these brutal offenses Though the Mariners have been MLB’s best team to play their game totals Over, it appears their record is regressing. Plus the Cardinals, their opponent Tuesday night, couldn’t get their offense going in June. St. Louis averaged the second-fewest runs per game in the month of June with 3.3 per contes...
02:51, 2019-07-03

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
10:51, 2019-06-17

U.S. top court to review Montana dispute over religious school subsidies In a case that could once again test boundaries for the separation of church and state, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide the legality of a Montana state tax credit that could help students attend private schools including religious ones....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Centre's Reply Sought On Plea Over Parties With Religious Connotation The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Centre to file a response to a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Election Commission (EC) to review political parties having names......
12:17, 2019-05-24

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH NOW....
00:51, 2019-06-22

Rule change accommodates student athletes’ religious observance The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has added religious observance to its list of reasons that student athletes can withdraw from competition without being penalized....
22:34, 2019-08-28

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the popular social media platform have drawn sharp critique....
08:51, 2019-07-12

Netanyahu Rival Turns Elections into Referendum on Religious Influence Israel’s surprise elections have thrust one man and one issue into the spotlight: Avigdor Lieberman, a bitter rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who says he is trying to stop the country from becoming a religious state....
19:51, 2019-05-30

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s power far from the battlefield....
21:00, 2019-05-24

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
17:17, 2019-05-31

World must stamp out persecution of religious groups, Guterres declares on new UN Day UN chief António Guterres called for an end to the persecution of religious groups on Thursday, the first ever International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion and Belief....
17:17, 2019-08-23

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

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in California to strike down President Trump’s recent conscience protection mandate, issued via the Department of Health and Human Services, which essentially p...
02:51, 2019-06-01

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
20:17, 2019-07-09

Department of Labor proposes expanding ‘religious exemption’ in hiring WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration Wednesday unveiled a proposed rule that would greatly expand the exemption that allows religious entities to ignore anti-discrimination laws by broadening the definition to include federal contractors that declare themselves to be religious. ...
05:34, 2019-08-17

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
23:51, 2019-07-16

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
00:17, 2019-06-14

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourns next week. The hotly contested legislation gaine...
23:34, 2019-06-13

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human trafficking, child rape and other felonies, authorities have said....
23:51, 2019-06-05

Sri Lanka elephants run wild during religious procession, at least 17 people injured A crowded street pageant in Sri Lanka descended into chaos Sunday when two elephants broke free, sending festivalgoers scrambling for cover as the animals wildly stomped through the crowd, injuring at least 17 people, officials said....
23:34, 2019-09-09

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
00:34, 2019-06-11

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper People's Daily said on Saturday after fresh criticism of China's treatment of ethnic Muslims....
04:00, 2019-07-20

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I met Danny at a party once [a few years ago],” says Devine, 35. “And I go, ‘You’re a bright shooting star!’ I was just so nervous to......
23:17, 2019-08-10

New state law bans discrimination against workers who wear religious garb New legislation signed into law Friday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo bans employers from discriminating against workers for wearing religious garb or having facial hair. The bill amends the state’s Human Rights Law clarifying that employers cannot “refuse to hire, attain, promote, or take other d...
09:00, 2019-08-10

French probes ultra-right plot to attack religious venue PARIS (AP) — French judicial authorities are investigating five people after uncovering an ultra-right plot to attack a religious venue. A judicial official said Tuesday that two people, one a minor, were arrested and placed under investigation in May for criminal terrorist association. Three others...
22:51, 2019-06-11

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
11:34, 2019-06-23

Religious festivals and Greta arrives in New York: Wednesday's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including New Zealand fashion, the Ganesh Chaturthi and Pancha Dan festivals, and climate campaigner Greta Thunberg arriving in New York Continue reading......
11:00, 2019-08-29

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of ...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Trump hosts victims of religious persecution at White House President Trump met with dozens of victims of religious persecution at the White House on Wednesday as part of an ongoing effort by the administration to push for religious freedom abroad....
06:34, 2019-07-18

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
23:00, 2019-07-09

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by five straight losses against the Nats and Miami Marlins. Now, the Mets will run a gauntlet that won’...
23:17, 2019-05-28

Inside the Brutal Battle for Control of Tripoli When rogue Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar launched an attack on Tripoli in April, it plunged the North African country into one of its worst crises since Moammar Gadhafi’s death in 2011. The fight is taking a toll on the Libyan capital, where at least 739 people have been killed since April, accord...
19:51, 2019-06-28

This Week's Brutal U.S. Heat Wave Could Be a Killer The sweltering heat outside is not only annoying as hell; it’s downright dangerous. There’s no better time to sit inside with the air conditioner blasting—except that our collective need for artificial cooling may also push local power grids over the edge into a blackout similar to what New York Cit...
22:51, 2019-07-19

Advice to young pros in this brutal business Get what you can out of the sport, writes manager and trainer Mark Massow in his advice to young pros The post Advice to young pros in this brutal business appeared first on Boxing News....
19:51, 2019-06-27

Mets universe tries to cope with brutal loss The Mets’ season is all but over. That’s the reaction after the their brutal 11-10 loss to the Nationals Tuesday night in Washington. “A cruel blow for a Mets team that appeared to be gaining a little bit of momentum on this road trip,” said SNY’s Gary Cohen. “They were set to go 4...
06:51, 2019-09-04

Mets lose long one in brutal fashion SAN FRANCISCO — The seagulls hovering above the left-field grandstand had company in the 16th inning Thursday night as Pete Alonso took a mighty cut and pushed the Mets to the brink of uncharted territory for this season. But Alonso’s tie-breaking home run only made what awaited all the more unbeara...
09:17, 2019-07-19

'What they did to me was so horrific': brutal silencing of a Saudi feminist To the outside world, Loujain al-Hathloul is regarded as one of the most influential women on the planet – but in her own country, she is seen as a threat who must be stoppedLoujain al-Hathloul always likes to ask questions, her brother Walid says. “Growing up, she always pointed out the hypocrisy a...
17:17, 2019-05-24

Victim of brutal subway attack thought he ‘was going to die’ The victim of a bloody subway attack told The Post he thought he was “not coming out alive” when his attacker pulled out a 6-inch kitchen knife during the assault. “He tried to stab me over and over,” said Roberto Hernandez, 39, who was riding a northbound D train at 1:45 a.m...
02:34, 2019-09-10

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Friday on Netflix. No matter how well you think you remember the trial of the Central Park Five, the H...
13:17, 2019-06-01

How Sudan Is Moving on After Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April didn’t usher in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him was accused of some of the worst-ever violence in the capital, Khartoum. A crackdown...
20:00, 2019-07-05

Canadian groups appeal decision not to stay Quebec ban on religious symbols Two Canadian civil liberties groups said on Tuesday they filed an appeal in a Montreal court to a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban on the wearing of religious symbols by public employees....
02:34, 2019-07-24

Anti-vaxxers lose minds after religious exemption bill gets pushed through “And these are the religious people?!” Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz got cursed out on Thursday — and flat-out threatened at one point — by opponents of his non-medical exemption vaccine bill after it got passed and sent to the Senate floor. “We’ll be back for you Jeffrey!R...
00:34, 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia De-Fangs Religious Police But Plans To Enforce "Decency" Saudi Arabia has rendered toothless the once-feared religious police amid a liberalisation drive, but a planned "public decency" law is stoking controversy with some fearing a revival of morality......
12:00, 2019-06-19

India's top court to hear Ayodhya religious dispute on daily basis India's top court will hear arguments every day in an effort to resolve a decades-old dispute over what should be built on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque, Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said on Friday....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Israel Folau's cousin dismissed by Catholic school over religious beliefs Josiah Folau reportedly called the school ‘a synagogue of Satan’ and labelled the Catholic mass ‘a paganistic ritual’The cousin of the sacked rugby star Israel Folau has reportedly been let go from his job at a Sydney Catholic school after calling the church a “synagogue of Satan”.Twenty-year-old Jo...
10:17, 2019-08-02

Quebec’s Bill 21 on religious symbols leads to fears of surveillance, monitoring Bill 21, a controversial legislation that makes it illegal for public sector employees to work while wearing religious symbols, was passed Sunday night....
20:00, 2019-06-19

How religious celebs like Kanye West inspired Sunday ‘church’ fashion When Robelsie Collado orders her weekly shipment of designer outfits from Rent the Runway — a $159-a-month subscription service that’s like a library for fashion — she makes sure to set aside a special ensemble for church. “I grew up watching my mom wear her nicest things on Sunday,” the 25-year-old...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids with severely compromised immune systems who are literally scared to death to go to school because of the ongoing measles epidemic. “We stand here toge...
02:17, 2019-05-29

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
11:00, 2019-06-15

Manitoba hopes to woo Quebec civil servants worried about religious symbols ban "We think that there may be people in Quebec right now who want to come to a province where we don't have clothing police, where their freedoms will be respected and their rights will be respected," said the Manitoba premier....
02:51, 2019-07-19

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
00:51, 2019-08-15

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a forum that has Beijing’s communist rulers fuming....
08:00, 2019-07-19

Court rejects bid to suspend part of Canadian province's religious symbols ban A court in the Canadian province of Quebec on Thursday rejected a bid to suspend parts of a new provincial law that bans public sector employees from wearing religious symbols to work....
22:17, 2019-07-18

Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious clothing, symbols The government of the Canadian province of Quebec passed legislation banning certain public employees, including teachers and judges, from wearing any religious symbolism....
05:17, 2019-06-18

Scheer and Trudeau agree: Feds should not intervene in Quebec’s religious symbols ban Quebec's Bill 21 was a hot topic on Day 1 of the federal election campaign, with Scheer and Trudeau agreeing the federal government should not intervene....
10:00, 2019-09-12

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people – and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam, Christianity to Baha’ism, Hinduism to TaoismShan...
11:34, 2019-06-20

A third of Canadians in favour of banning officials from wearing religious symbols: poll A majority of Quebecers canvassed in the survey agreed that federal, provincial and local politicians shouldn't be allowed to wear hijabs, crucifixes or turbans on the job....
00:34, 2019-05-26

Against the current: Femicide in Mexico on the rise and growing more brutal Fifty-six percent of Mexican territory is seen as dangerous for women. Finding a solution to the increasing violence is not easy, because there isn't a clear pattern to it, writes journalist Anabel Hernandez....
10:17, 2019-08-22

Twenty Years After a Brutal Massacre, It’s Payback Time Anita Anand’s “The Patient Assassin” documents the life of a peripatetic Indian laborer who waited decades for a chance to kill an official of the Raj....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Why Sudan’s Pain Endures After a Brutal Leader’s Ouster Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir brutally crushed dissent during the three decades he ruled the North African nation. But his overthrow in April hasn’t ushered in peace. Instead, the military council that replaced him is accused of some of the worst-ever violence in the capital, Khartoum. A crackdow...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Mom who survived brutal Dominican Republic attack blames herself A Delaware mom who claims she was savagely beaten while vacationing in the Dominican Republic says she blames herself for the attack that nearly killed her. Tammy Lawrence-Daley is still reeling from the alleged January assault, which left her with a broken nose, fractured hand, partial hearing loss...
15:17, 2019-05-31

MS-13 Gang Members Charged With Brutal Murders in Los Angeles A sweeping indictment of 22 members of the transnational criminal gang’s “Fulton Clique” lists a host of crimes ranging from racketeering to gruesome killings....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Former WVU student dies 10 years after brutal beating: report A former West Virginia University student who was left in a persistent vegetative state after a brutal beating outside a convenience store 10 years ago died Saturday, a report said....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retirement that falls well short of being their "golden yea...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Baby boy critical after 'brutal sex attack by mum’s paedophile boyfriend’ A TODDLER is in critical condition having suffered damage to his genitals, and swelling on his brain in an alleged sex attack by his mum’s boyfriend....
04:51, 2019-08-04

‘It’s brutal’: Heat wave across half the US cancels events NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system. The National Weather Service said “a dangerous heat wave” sent temperatures into ...
02:51, 2019-07-21

Discord gains notoriety after brutal killing of NY teen. What you should know about the app A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.       ...
07:51, 2019-07-17

3 Schalke fans charged after brutal attack on Man City fan A Schalke fan has been charged with attempted murder and two of his alleged accomplices with serious assault after a Manchester City supporter was brutally attacked at the sides' Champions League game in February        ...
17:51, 2019-05-31

Nationals can prove they’re for real in brutal upcoming stretch Should bettors take the Washington Nationals seriously as a profit center and playoff threat? Sunday afternoon provides a good opportunity to get caught up with news on the Nats while watching the national telecast of their series finale against the Philadelphia Phillies (TBS, 1:05). You probably kn...
22:51, 2019-07-14

MS-13 member gets 50-year sentence in brutal LI slay of four teens One of the members of the deadly MS-13 gang who pleaded guilty to taking part in a grisly 2017 ambush killing in which four teens were mutilated and killed has been given a half-century prison sentence. Freiry Martinez, 18, was handed the 50-year sentence on Monday before Judge Joseph Bianco of the ...
02:34, 2019-09-10

The Nightingale review – ambitious, urgent and necessarily brutal. But who is it for? Jennifer Kent is an extraordinary film-maker, but by falsely equivocating two vastly different experiences, she steps – misguidedly – into a minefield Colonisation is a brutal process, one in which everyone involved is debased. That is the clear message of Jennifer Kent’s The Nightingale, and the th...
23:51, 2019-08-20

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research of French economist Gabriel Zucman, a "wealth det...
23:17, 2019-05-23

‘It’s brutal’ – Wiggins on Team Sky’s constant pursuit of success "Team Sky’s pursuit of brilliance was brutal, says Bradley Wiggins, but it was crucial to their success. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
14:51, 2019-05-27

Brutal Barty hungry to extend dominant run at Wimbledon "Having dropped only two sets in her last 15 matches, Ash Barty\u0027s opponents are getting used to her exhibiting a streak of near fiendish brutality."...
22:34, 2019-07-07

Nights will provide little relief during brutal heat wave While high temperatures get most of the attention during a heat wave, it's the nighttime lows that can be a hidden danger.        ...
23:34, 2019-07-18

Hong Kong protesters mark brutal mob attack with sit-in Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters have held a sit-in at a suburban train station to mark a month since a violent attack there by masked assailants on supporters of the anti-government movement...
15:51, 2019-08-21

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water or still saturated from record spring rains....
10:34, 2019-07-05

Video shows brutal beat-down by mugger in Brooklyn Police have released video of a mugging in Brooklyn in hopes of catching the brute who came out of nowhere to beat his victim. The incident took place at 10:30 p.m. June 15 in the vicinity of Strickland Avenue and Avenue V, according to police. Surveillance footage shows the suspect — wearing white ...
02:34, 2019-07-09

Remarkable scenes on brutal Stage 2 - on-board footage "We look at some of the best on-board footage from a very tough Stage 2 of La Vuelta 2019 with some brutal challenges for the riders. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
00:51, 2019-08-27

Huawei’s founder just sent a desperate but brutal memo to workers When he was a younger man, Huawei’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei joined China’s People’s Liberation Army as an engineer, at one point heading out with the army for China’s frigid north as part of a crew tasked with building a synthetic fiber factory. That background no do...
22:17, 2019-08-20

Childhood trauma, not Pennywise, is the real villain of Stephen King's 'It 2' (spoilers!) 'It 2' villain Pennywise, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger and their peers aren't nearly as scary in a world where reality is a horror show for kids.        ...
09:34, 2019-09-09

Prominent anti-vaxxers lose New York court case over religious exemptions Enlarge / Anti-vaccine advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a public hearing on vaccine related bills in 2015. (credit: Getty | Portland Press Herald) A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a request by 55 anti-vaccine families to block a recently passed state law eliminating ...
02:34, 2019-07-13

Airports are unlikely to follow Orlando's lead in banning religious services at interfaith chapels Chapels and interfaith prayer spaces, many with full or part-time chaplains, are among the amenities offered by more than three dozen airports around the country....
17:34, 2019-06-02

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House U.S. President Donald Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, met on Wednesday with victims of religious persecution from countries like China, Turkey, North Korea, Iran and Myanmar....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow businesses receiving federal funding through contracts to discriminate against workers based on race, ethni...
03:00, 2019-08-15

Rami Malek agreed to play Bond villain only if character had no religious motives "Bond 25" is currently in production, and the man set to play the iconic British agent's foe is opening up. Rami Malek, who was cast as the villain in the upcoming untitled James Bond film back in April, told the Daily Mirror about his newest character, admitting he would only accept the "terrorist"...
22:00, 2019-07-03

Pelosi urges religious leaders to oppose Trump's expected immigration raids U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged religious leaders on Saturday to pressure President Donald Trump to stop immigration raids by his administration expected to target families in up to 10 U.S. cities on Sunday....
20:17, 2019-06-22

Valverde wins brutal Stage 7, Lopez takes back red "Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde rolled back the years on La Vuelta with a vintage win atop the savagely steep Alto Mas de la Costa ahead of Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic as third-place Miguel Angel Lopez of Colombia moved back into the race lead for the third time in a week."...
23:00, 2019-08-30

A school's mural removal: should kids be shielded from brutal US history? Every day at a San Francisco high school, students pass artwork depicting slavery and violence against Native AmericansDepending on whom you ask, a 1,600-sq-ft art installation at George Washington high school in San Francisco is either an unflinching look at American history, a stark depiction of v...
17:51, 2019-05-21

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head. The four men, dressed in motorcycle helmets, black gloves and balaclavas, brought their metal trunc...
03:17, 2019-07-22

Cops release brutal video of beatdown on MTA subway train Video footage of a young man being brutally beaten while riding an MTA subway train was released by police on Tuesday. The victim can be seen bloody and battered in the shaky footage as he is kicked in the face and pummeled mercilessly by his assailants. The NYPD said that the images originated on s...
01:17, 2019-05-22

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some of the things that were shown in the 1950s. Like th...
22:51, 2019-05-31

This review of David Mamet's new Harvey Weinstein play is brutal There’s nothing quite like a high-minded literary smackdown, and that’s exactly what Exuent Magazine editor Alice Saville offers in her review of David Mamet’s ripped-from-the-Harvey- Weinstein-headlines play Bitter Harvest....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Tiger Woods’ knee surgery punctuates brutal end to season Tiger Woods had yet another surgery. He announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee last week “to repair minor cartilage damage.” This marks the fifth time over the last 25 years Woods has had surgery on his left knee. Woods’ agent, Mark ...
00:34, 2019-08-28

Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk hospitalized after taking brutal hit from behind Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk left Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night and was taken to the hospital after taking a hit to the head in the first period....
15:34, 2019-05-30

'Like pitching in a rainforest': MLB fans and players struggle in brutal heatwave Temperatures have soared across large parts of United StatesTeams have stopped taking batting practice in extreme heatAt Wrigley Field, mist machines tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could br...
17:51, 2019-07-21

Observation Review: Sci-Fi Cinema Intertwined with Brutal Puzzle Gameplay Observation is a sci-fi game with a lot of mystery, wonder, space and an interesting premise that’ll have you second-guessing everything you know about AI and humanity....
13:34, 2019-05-27

The Brutal Labor Battle Consuming Pittsburgh's Biggest Paper PITTSBURGH— In April, the staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October. The win caught much of the staff by surprise, and, according to a staff writer who was there, the office erupted in havoc. Executiv...
22:51, 2019-05-23

'A brutal dinner': celebrities talk about meeting Donald Trump Woody Harrelson is the latest person to share his embarrassing story of meeting the reality TV star before he became presidentIf you think it’s bad enough sharing a planet with Donald Trump, spare a thought for poor Woody Harrelson. Because according to the man himself, Harrelson once shared a dinne...
18:34, 2019-08-12

Utah man formally charged in brutal Mackenzie Lueck slaying When investigators discovered the remains of Mackenzie Lueck, the slain University of Utah student’s body had been charred with her arms tied behind her back — and she had a 2-inch hole in her skull, prosecutors revealed on Wednesday. The grisly details were released as the man suspected of ki...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Sudan army urges elections after brutal crackdown on protesters The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down. The announcement comes after dozens of protesters were killed by the army and militia....
10:01, 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Rural Afghans bear brutal cost of endless war As 10 children from the same family were walking to school last year, they came across an unexploded mortar bomb - a common sight in Afghanistan, where war still rages between the Taliban and US-backed national forces....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Dozens killed by brutal lightning storm in northern India As many as 33 people have been killed by lightning during a vicious thunderstorm that lashed the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, according to reports. Thirteen other people were injured by lightning and 20 houses collapsed during the Sunday storm, according to Weather.com, which cited Sanddh...
22:17, 2019-07-23

Deadwood: The Movie review – brutal, beautiful farewell for a TV classic Thirteen years after it was abruptly cancelled, David Milch’s grimy, glorious western finally gets the ending it deserves. Take note, Game of Thrones!The moral panic caused by the Game of Thrones finale was a reminder that your biggest fan can turn Rupert Pupkin if they think you didn’t quite nail t...
17:17, 2019-05-30

The Handmaid's Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3 There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be.Read more......
20:00, 2019-05-29

MS-13 member in US illegally dodges life behind bars in brutal murder of 4 An MS-13 gang member, in the US illegally, faced life behind bars for a savage 2017 quadruple slaying on Long Island — but a federal judge went easy on him Wednesday, despite tearful statements from the victims’ families. Josue Portillo, 18, pleaded guilty to stabbing four suspected riva...
01:00, 2019-06-13

To my merciless, brutal period: it’s time you and I talked | Emma Barnett You got me out of swimming at school, and gifted me my son, but truly, I won’t miss you when you’re goneI am standing in a draughty, picturesque church on an icy Saturday in December, wearing four-inch gold glittery heels and silently cursing you as you churn up my insides without a thought for the ...
23:17, 2019-09-04

New York Will No Longer Allow Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons Amid Ongoing Measles Outbreaks New York lawmakers voted on Thursday to repeal vaccine exemptions for religious reasons in school-age children as the state continues to battle ongoing measles outbreaks.Read more......
17:17, 2019-06-14

Aspiring teachers denied employment as Montreal school boards apply religious symbols ban A francophone school board in Montreal (CSPI) admits to turning down two aspiring teachers, after they refused to remove their visible religious symbols....
08:00, 2019-09-10

Nebraska school that declared candy canes ‘too religious’ pulls yearbook with Christian symbol Fifth graders at an Omaha, Nebraska middle school voted to put inspirational words shaped like a cross on the front cover of their yearbook. The cross-shaped design featured words like love, imagine, dream, and faith....
16:34, 2019-06-03

‘Reaffirm the sanctity’ of religious sites, says Guterres, launching new plan to ‘counter hate and violence’ Amidst a global call by Secretary-General António Guterres to “reaffirm the sanctity” of religious sites and keep worshippers safe, the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) on Thursday launched a new plan of action to “counter hate and violence around the globe”....
03:51, 2019-09-13

Myanmar army sues religious leader who told Trump the military 'tortured' Christians A Myanmar religious leader is facing a legal complaint from an army officer after telling U.S President Donald Trump the military was oppressing and torturing Christians in the Buddhist-majority country, he and a court official told Reuters....
20:17, 2019-08-29

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Islamophobic religious or ethnic group in America....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Shalt thou eat an Impossible Burger? Religious doctrine scrambles to catch up to new food technology. Leviticus 11 contains a zoo’s worth of animals. The hyrax and the monitor lizard. The katydid is there, as is the gecko. And it ends: “You must distinguish between the unclean and the clean, between l......
03:51, 2019-09-13

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica reported.Read more......
22:00, 2019-07-13

Ted Cruz to oppose Trump appeals court nominee over religious liberty concerns: report Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, plans to oppose one of President Trump's nominees for the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals due to concerns over his record on religious liberty....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian discrimination....
03:34, 2019-07-13

Former inmates protest brutal beating of Florida woman by prison guards Several women spoke out Saturday against what they say is a history of physical and sexual abuse and mistreatment at the largest women's prison in Florida....
16:34, 2019-09-08

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condescendingly said, hoisting a photo of de Blasio. “Star...
23:51, 2019-06-29

Watch: Jason Momoa is blind and brutal in Apple original "See" trailer Apple released the trailer for its original series, "See," on Tuesday. Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard star in the series, which launched Nov. 1 with Apple TV +....
23:17, 2019-09-10

Slipknot: We Are Not Your Kind review – Iowan behemoths' most brutal, gentle album (Roadrunner)Mixing their trademark raging riffola and tribal drumming with everything from krautrock to acoustic elements, Slipknot push their own limitsSlipknot are never too far from trauma. Having long outlived the terrors of nu-metal, the Iowan masked behemoths’ last album, .5: The Gray Chapter,...
23:17, 2019-08-09

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon with the blessing of the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro, the sacked head of the government agen...
11:51, 2019-08-09

Chilling footage shows brutal abuse of calves at dairy farm Disturbing footage of young calves being brutally beaten and abused at an Illinois dairy farm has led retailers to pull the company’s product from their shelves. The harrowing footage secretly recorded last year by an investigator from a Miami-based animal welfare group shows employees at Fair...
04:00, 2019-06-07

The Nightingale: watch the trailer for the Babadook director's brutal new film – video Described by the Guardian as ‘a particularly brutal serving of Tasmanian gothic’, the second film by Australian director Jennifer Kent is set in 1825 Van Diemen’s Land: a horrific and violent period in history, during which the state’s Indigenous population was all but annihilated. It is in this pen...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Watch: South Korea scores brutal own goal at Women's World Cup South Korea fell behind 1-0 to Nigeria after scoring in its own net in the first half of a group stage clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Grenoble, France....
17:17, 2019-06-12

Dominican Republic cops say case of brutal attack on tourist has holes Dominican Republic police investigating the alleged brutal attack on a Delaware woman while she was vacationing at a Punta Cana resort said there are holes in the case. “There is a lot of conjecture about the case, a lot of information that doesn’t match some of the statements,” Do...
20:51, 2019-06-03

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
06:17, 2019-07-19

Timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown - China's Tiananmen protests Next Tuesday, June 4, marks 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people....
09:51, 2019-05-27

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) chief warned on Thursday....
22:17, 2019-05-30

Secret slaughterhouse video reveals brutal treatment of pigs in Cambodia Undercover footage shows workers among hundreds of pigs, clubbing animals before slitting their throatsCampaigners are calling for animal welfare reform in Cambodia after exclusive footage of an open-air slaughterhouse revealed the brutal treatment of pigs.In the undercover video, taken by British a...
15:34, 2019-06-11

Boris Johnson faces Tory fury after brutal cabinet purge Boris Johnson will make his Commons debut as prime minister after a cabinet massacre that saw 17 ministers lose their jobs and hardline Brexiteers appointed to top roles....
03:34, 2019-07-25

Crawl review – brutal alligator horror is a snappy summer surprise Piranha 3D director Alexandre Aja returns to the water for a lean, suspenseful tale of a father and daughter trapped in a flooding, predator-filled houseWithholding a film from the press until the very day that it opens is usually the surest sign said film is a catastrophe. (The recent example of Lu...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Papua New Guinea troops secure scene of brutal highlands massacre Papua New Guinea troops secured the scene of a brutal massacre in the remote interior of the southwestern Pacific country, authorities said, after villagers buried the dead and a search for the killers began....
11:17, 2019-07-12

Swimming coach seen giving brutal lessons she says can cure kids’ disabilities A Russian “exorcist” swimming coach filmed “torturing” babies in brutal lessons claims she can cure their disabilities. Horrific footage shows Elena Rodionova forcing them first into the water before tossing them around during a pool gymnastics session in Krasnodar, Russia. T...
02:51, 2019-05-30

Brutal Inca Elites Mounted Little Girls Skulls To Gain Power The Inca Empire was the largest and most extensive ancient society that ever lived in the Americas, but a new report says the elites ruled with the constant threat of extreme violence. ...
19:34, 2019-08-28

Kevin Knox bracing for ‘brutal’ playing-time battle with new Knicks LAS VEGAS — Kevin Knox II didn’t become a national story at summer league this time, but he showed off a bulked-up frame that will make him more powerful in getting to the rim and absorbing contact. That was an issue as a rookie last season. However, Knox’s expected progression doesn’t guarant...
22:34, 2019-07-11

Thomas gains time on rivals in brutal Tour stage finish Defending champion Geraint Thomas gained time on his rivals in a brutal finish in the sixth stage of the Tour de France as several top guns cracked in the lung-busting ascent to La Planche des Belles Filles on Thursday....
20:00, 2019-07-11

Capitol Police officer arrested in Manhattan for brutal attack on his wife A US Capitol Police officer was arrested in a Lower Manhattan hotel Saturday for allegedly beating and choking his wife in front of their teenage son, police sources said Monday. Staff at the AC Hotel New York Downtown called the NYPD around 10 p.m. to report two people fighting. When they arrived a...
16:17, 2019-07-16

Thomas toasts 'decent day' after gaining time on rivals in brutal finish "Defending champion Geraint Thomas gained time on his rivals in a brutal finish in the sixth stage of the Tour de France as several top guns cracked in the lung-busting ascent to La Planche des Belles Filles on Thursday."...
20:51, 2019-07-11

Watch: Jason Momoa is blind and brutal in Apple original 'See" trailer Apple released the trailer for its original series, "See," on Tuesday. Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard star in the series, which launched Nov. 1 with Apple TV +....
19:51, 2019-09-12

San Diego valedictorian slams ‘drunk’ teacher in brutal graduation speech "To the teacher that was regularly intoxicated during class this year, thank you for using yourself to teach these students about the dangers of alcoholism," Nataly Buhr snarked....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Lehigh defensive lineman delivers brutal hit to Saint Francis punter A Lehigh Mountain Hawks football player delivered one of the more powerful blows during their season opener against the Saint Francis Red Flash on Saturday....
04:00, 2019-09-03

Tyson Fury reveals when he will fight Deontay Wilder after brutal Tom Schwarz TKO TYSON FURY says he will “hunt down” Deontay Wilder and take his belt next year after spectacularly beating Tom Schwarz at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas....
09:34, 2019-06-16

More than 30 members of clergy, religious activists sign letter declaring their churches immigrant 'sanctuaries': report A group of more than 30 clergy and religious activists in Birmingham have signed a letter promising sanctuary to immigrants facing mass deportations in Alabama, according to a Tuesday report....
02:51, 2019-08-14

Religious group demands Netflix cancel Good Omens… which is a show on Amazon Prime Video A religious Christian group in the US called Return to Order recently launched a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the series Good Omens. Their reasoning is that the show is blasphemous to the extent that it “mocks God’s wisdom” and “presents devils and Satanists as norm...
18:34, 2019-06-20

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
23:00, 2019-05-21

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mitigate the dangers....
02:51, 2019-05-24

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
19:17, 2019-07-12

Facebook wants to combat deepfakes by making its own With algorithmically-generated fabricated videos, otherwise called deepfakes, on the rise, Facebook is teaming up with Microsoft and seven academic institutions in the US for a Deepfake Detection Challenge. The contest — meant to develop technology for detecting deepfakes and prevent people from fal...
12:17, 2019-09-06

77 years ago, the US Navy suffered a brutal defeat that stranded thousands of Marines on Guadalcanal 77 years ago, the US Navy suffered a brutal defeat that stranded thousands of Marines on GuadalcanalNOW WATCH: The wreckage of a World War II-era US warship that the Navy called the worst disaster at sea has been discoveredSee Also:12 things you say that can immediately disqualify you in a job inter...
21:17, 2019-08-10

The moment Tyson Fury destroyed Tom Schwarz in brutal second round Las Vegas stoppage TYSON FURY put on a spectacular display to defeat Tom Schwarz in the second round at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and reaffirm his claim as the best heavyweight in the world....
09:34, 2019-06-16

Alejandro Valverde wins brutal Vuelta stage seven as López reclaims red jersey • Miguel Ángel López has six-second lead over Primoz Roglic• Valverde underlines own challenge with impressive winMiguel Ángel López reclaimed the leader’s red jersey in the Vuelta a España as Alejandro Valverde won stage seven on a summit finish at Mas de la Costa to underline his own challenge. Re...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Caitlyn Jenner shows she can take some (brutal) jokes at Alec Baldwin's Roast Caitlyn Jenner used her time at the mic for the Alec Baldwin Roast to say, "There's a lot of hate in the world, but we can still laugh at ourselves."        ...
14:00, 2019-09-14

Brutal Sudanese Militia Leader Plays a Bigger Role in War-Torn Nation Some analysts call Lt. Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo—a former camel herder with no formal military training who has become rich with interests in gold mining and other sectors—the most powerful of the generals now ruling Sudan....
17:00, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong protests: brutal undercover police tactics spark outcry Footage of helmeted protesters suddenly making arrests causes concern after weekend of intense clashesRights groups and democracy activists have accused police in Hong Kong of using excessive force after teargas was fired into an enclosed subway station and officers posed as protesters before making...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Kyle Williams went from five-star recruit to prison after brutal assaults. He says he's a changed man Kyle Williams was a five-star linebacker who seemed destined for greatness. But after viciously assaulting three women, prison has been his reality.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-18

Manhunt for murder suspects focuses on a small Canada town with brutal conditions The manhunt for two Canadian teenagers suspected of killing three people is focusing on a swampy, small town in rural northern Manitoba with just over 1,000 people and an inhospitable environment....
19:34, 2019-07-31

British man admits brutal stabbing of hair stylist driven by sexual fantasy Andrew Warren, 58, agrees to testify against co-defendantWyndham Lathem accused of killing James Cornell-DuranleauA British man accused in the fatal stabbing of a hair stylist in Chicago that a prosecutor said was driven by a sexual fantasy has agreed to plead guilty in a US court and testify agains...
20:34, 2019-07-23

Edwin Diaz implodes in ninth as Mets suffer brutal loss to Dodgers LOS ANGELES — The most current definition of “eureka” was the flow of manager Mickey Callaway’s pen scribbling the names Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith into the same starting lineup Wednesday. And the most current definition of “ouch” was Edwin Diaz’s subsequent ninth-inning meltdown against the Dodg...
16:51, 2019-05-30

West Africa's historic slave sites bear witness to brutal trade When Gambian boat captain Abdoulie Jabang ferries visitors to Kunta Kinteh island he tells them that the waves lapping the shores of the former slave site threaten to wash history away....
11:00, 2019-08-30

More gang members to face trial in brutal murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Eight more gangbangers will face trial after the summer for the brutal murder of innocent teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz after five men were convicted Friday. Among the suspects to go on trial on Sept. 23 is Diego Suero, an alleged leader in the brutal Trinitarios gang who instructe...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Sri Lankan authorities must work ‘vigorously’ to ease simmering ethno-religious tensions, urges UN rights expert A United Nations human rights expert warned on Monday that Sri Lankan authorities must take urgent action to strengthen respect for freedom of religion or belief and address simmering ethno-religious tensions. ...
16:34, 2019-08-27

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
17:51, 2019-05-21

How teachers combat high-tech cheating Whether it's a smartphone, earbuds or an Apple Watch, students are using technology to cheat in class. Here's how teachers are trying to stop it.       ...
04:34, 2019-08-17

EU sets up fleet to combat forest fires Several European countries have been hit by forest fires over the past two years, in which more than 300 people have died. The EU is building up a fleet of fire-fighting aircraft which it hopes will prevent more fires....
11:51, 2019-07-22

Rep. Hurd says US isn’t prepared to combat altered videos WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman and former CIA officer says America isn’t prepared for disinformation campaigns that use altered video to spread false information across social media. Texas Rep. Will Hurd’s comments come days after an altered video giving the false impression ...
19:17, 2019-05-26

Combat 18: The neo-Nazi network facing a ban in Germany Germany may soon ban the neo-Nazi group Combat 18 as a terrorist organization. Given Germany's history, and a recent killing allegedly tied to neo-Nazi circles, the main mystery may be why it hasn't been banned yet....
20:00, 2019-07-05

EU plans energy tax to combat climate change Climate protection is high on the public agenda and EU finance ministers want to get in on the discussion. They have many ideas on carbon dioxide emissions pricing, but are yet to find an answer, reports Bernd Riegert....
02:34, 2019-09-14

How the Gulf War combat debut of 'stealth and GPS' transformed war When GPS-enabled sensors pinpointed enemy targets, surveillance aircraft monitored enemy troop movements and stealth bombers eluded radar tracking from air defenses in the opening days of Operation Desert Storm decades ago -- in January of 1991 – very few of those involved were likely considering ho...
12:51, 2019-05-25

Soldiers may 'wear' unhackable computers into combat The age is fast emerging wherein forward-operating soldier sensors, weapons and networking technologies will all rely upon secure computing to perform most advanced combat tasks. While many elements of this scenario already exist in various forms, technology is progressing quickly to the point where...
01:51, 2019-09-04

Hundreds of firefighters combat Portugal wildfires Several firefighters have been injured while working to contain wildfires in central Portugal, with the blazes exacerbated by strong wind. Authorities have deployed a small army contingent to help combat the fires....
07:01, 2019-07-21

Military sealift may need more help to get combat vehicles to Europe As the Pentagon accelerates its pivot toward great power competition and moves beyond 15 years of counterinsurgency, the US military continues to build up forces, increase training and conduct exercises with regional allies in both the European and Pacific theaters.  ...
06:34, 2019-05-31

To Combat 'Deepfakes,' Researchers Turn to Mice Researchers have found that while humans struggle to differentiate between real and computer-generated voices, mice can tell the difference just fine....
20:51, 2019-08-08

Ancient Slavic Woman Warrior Buried In Viking Graveyard With Her Brutal Weapon Of Warcraft Archaeologists excavating a Viking graveyard in Denmark have discovered the remains of a female buried with a large axe - but she was Slavic - which leads to the question; why on earth was she buried in a Viking graveyard? ...
22:17, 2019-07-31

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

Deontay Wilder makes Anthony Joshua PROMISE after brutal Dominic Breazeale knock-out DEONTAY WILDER has promised fans that a long-awaited fight with Anthony Joshua will happen after knocking out Dominic Breazeale in the first round of their WBC heavyweight title fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report   Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in...
21:51, 2019-08-05

Stuart Broad warns Steve Smith of brutal return in fourth Ashes Test • ‘Jofra Archer will be in Joe Root’s ear when Smith comes in’ • Archer eager for round two with Australia’s top batsmanSteve Smith has been told to expect a brutal return to the Test arena on Wednesday with Jofra Archer said to be eager for round two of their Ashes duel.Smith was an onlooker for Au...
05:00, 2019-09-03

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure damaged or destroyed, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Tuesday, while scaling up relief effort...
19:00, 2019-07-09

Suspect in brutal New York rape arrested near Canadian border after weeks-long manhunt Michael Hosang, 53, has been arrested in Washington state after a weeks-long manhunt after being accused of beating and raping a woman for several hours in New York....
20:51, 2019-06-23

Woman jumps from window to escape brutal 6-hour rape in Queens, suspect on the loose _____ The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man accused of brutally raping a female acquaintance multiple times at his home in Queens. The woman, who is 29, jumped out of a window to escape. Michael Hosang, 53, is accused of raping the woman multiple t...
22:17, 2019-06-02

US teen accused of killing Italian cop once gave classmate brain injury in brutal beating The privileged San Francisco teenager accused of fatally stabbing a police officer in Rome once pummeled a classmate at a party, causing a severe brain injury, according to a recent report. Finnegan Lee Elder — who allegedly knifed undercover cop Mario Cerciello Rega to death last week —...
07:00, 2019-08-01

How Big Pharma plays games with drug patents and how to combat it Drug companies overcharge in ways that are unique to their industry. America's patent system should reward innovation, not lawyering: Our view       ...
01:34, 2019-07-19

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
00:51, 2019-07-15

Drinking Oolong Tea May Help Combat Breast Cancer: Study Apart from preventing diabetes, this Chinese tea is known to be heart-healthy and brain-healthy as well. Oolong tea extracts may also help stave off breast cancer....
11:34, 2019-08-21

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan....
14:51, 2019-08-23

A Yankees postseason plan to combat their pitching issues The more effectively the Yankees answer the bulk of their great concerns, the more egregiously their lone remaining problem stands. Too many strikeouts on offense? They rank far better in the American League than last year. A lineup that tilts too far to the right? They’re hitting righty pitching mo...
03:00, 2019-08-20

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country, the joint chief of staff for the country's military said on Saturday....
19:17, 2019-08-24

Army to Test New Helluva Way to Die: Robotic Combat Vehicles The U.S. Army—which has already been testing robotic squad vehicles like the Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) and semi-autonomous targeting systems like the Advanced Targeting and Lethality Automated System (ATLAS)—says it will conduct live-fire testing of a new Robotic Combat Vehicle (RCV) b...
06:34, 2019-07-14

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural Alaskan communities. Friday’s announcement follows a trip Barr made last month to meet with Na...
19:34, 2019-06-28

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

German troops wait 8 years for new combat boots Since 2016 the German military — the Bundeswehr — has planned to provide troops with new combat boots. Now soldiers must wait longer to be properly equipped, something one member of parliament described as "grotesque."...
11:34, 2019-08-28

US Army to test robotic combat vehicles in 2020 The US military is about to try using robotic vehicles in a more aggressive fashion -- the Army will start testing robotic combat vehicles in 2020. Soldiers in two modified Bradley Fighting Vehicles (Mission Enabler Technologies-Demonstrators, or MET......
17:34, 2019-07-15

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred” around the world...
23:34, 2019-06-18

How New York libraries will help kids combat ‘the summer slide’ Summer vacation might be glorious with its promise of beach time, sun and sprinklers, but for many children, it can be a time when school-year learning is lost. Studies differ, but on average, kids can lose up to two months of learning; the impact is far greater for disadvantaged kids. “By fifth gra...
21:51, 2019-06-29

Dribble no more: Physics can help combat that pesky “teapot effect” Enlarge Tea drinkers know all too well that annoying dribble from the kettle spout that so often occurs as one pours a nice refreshing cuppa. It's even known as the "teapot effect," and it usually happens when the tea is poured too slowly. Potters usually design their pots—giving the spout a thin...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Trump says FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes to combat teen vaping Agency to develop guidelines to remove all flavors except tobacco from the market as authorities investigate breathing illnesses Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping.The Food and Drug...
12:51, 2019-09-12

Senate Passes Bill Meant To Combat Robocalls (AP)– The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans. Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat fake p...
22:17, 2019-05-23

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
18:00, 2019-08-10

Fed's Conundrum: Can Lower Rates Combat Investment Chill One question now is how much a one quarter-point drop in borrowing costs will help businesses and cushion a slowdown driven by some factors outside the Fed’s control....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
15:51, 2019-07-11

| New Zealand calls time on non-combat mission in Iraq New Zealand will begin scaling back its non-combat mission in Iraq and bring home the last of its troops by mid-2020, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said....
10:34, 2019-06-10

US service member killed in combat mission in Iraq A U.S. service member died in Iraq while on a combat mission with Iraqi Security Forces in the northern Ninewah province on Saturday, the U.S. military reports....
22:34, 2019-08-10

Army refines wargames for multi-domain combat If land-based precision artillery, maneuvering Air Force fighter jets and Navy destroyers were all able to seamlessly share sensitive targeting information in real-time during high-intensity combat, the Pentagon would be closely approaching its currently-envisioned concept of modern joint multi-doma...
23:00, 2019-08-01

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strengthen regional governments and promote the "homeland."...
07:00, 2019-07-11

'Yakuza 7' is coming in 2020 with turn-based combat Ichiban Kasuga's arc will apparently bring a lot of new elements to the Yakuza franchise. At a presentation in Tokyo, Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios and Sega have revealed that Yakuza 7 will replace its predecessors' beat-em-up action system with a more tradi......
18:34, 2019-08-29

Southern Baptists combat sex abuse as critics rally BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation’s largest Protestant denom...
15:51, 2019-06-12

U.S. government gives states nearly $2 billion to combat opioid crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will offer states more than $1.8 billion in new funding to fight the opioid epidemic....
19:17, 2019-09-04

German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots German soldiers will have to wait until 2022 to get new combat boots, in a setback that has angered politicians and raised questions about the readiness of the country's military....
19:34, 2019-08-28

Amy Klobuchar outlines plan to combat climate crisis Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday announced what she would do to tackle the climate crisis if elected president in 2020, promising to "take aggressive executive action to confront" the growing issue....
19:17, 2019-09-03

London firefighters combat apartment building blaze Several floors of an apartment building in east London were on fire and at least 100 firefighters were deployed to the scene, officials have said. The cause of the fire was not immediately known....
21:01, 2019-06-09

Army to get £22m cyber centre to combat digital threats The defence secretary has announced an investment of £22m to fund a new army cyber operations centre and told NATO allies they must become more comfortable engaging in offensive cyber operations against enemies....
12:51, 2019-05-23

Final Fantasy VII Remake's Action-RPG Combat Detailed Today during its E3 press conference, Square Enix showed off new gameplay footage of the Final Fantasy VII remake and reaffirmed that it’ll be released as a series of episodes....
03:51, 2019-06-11

BAE awarded $67M to develop amphibious combat vehicle for Marines BAE Systems was awarded a $67 million contract to develop three amphibious combat vehicle command and control variants, as well as the ACV medium caliber cannon MRV, for the U.S. Marines....
15:51, 2019-06-21

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six hours....
16:34, 2019-06-03

Ex-UCLA football coach's brutal practices drove player to attempt suicide, lawsuit claims A former UCLA Bruins offensive lineman reportedly filed a lawsuit against former coach Jim Mora, alleging that the brutal practices drove him toward a suicide attempt....
19:17, 2019-05-30

MLB fans crush umpire Angel Hernandez over brutal calls in Yankees-Blue Jays game Home plate umpire Angel Hernandez had one of the worst blown strike calls of the season on Tuesday night during the Yankees-Blue Jays game.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Liz Cheney’s and Rand Paul’s brutal Twitter fight epitomizes the GOP’s Trump-ified foreign policy The president's foreign policy appears to have taken a turn, thanks to critics who have been afraid to criticize things they once would have abhorred....
00:51, 2019-09-13

Germany must combat right-wing extremism, Merkel says after politician's murder Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism following the murder of a prominent politician....
15:51, 2019-06-22

Lockheed awarded $7.1M to integrate, test combat system on new frigates Lockheed Martin was awarded a $7.1 million contract for combat system ship integration and testing on the next generation of guided-missile frigate, the FFG(X), which is in the early stages of design and planning....
16:51, 2019-07-02

Nordic banks join forces to combat money laundering The Nordic region's six major banks announced the creation of a customer checking center on Friday, with the initiative expected to help their efforts to crack down on money launderers and recover from a scandal that has damaged the sector's reputation....
18:17, 2019-07-05

Tuskegee Airman who flew 142 WWII combat missions dies at 99 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend’s daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday at a Southern California hospital. Born in South ...
11:51, 2019-06-23

Navy to christen littoral combat ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul The U.S. Navy said it will christen its latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Minneapolis-St. Paul, Saturday morning at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marinette, Wis....
22:51, 2019-06-14

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day delivery, its biggest retail competitors — like W...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
22:17, 2019-07-01

The Latest: Combat vets possible jurors in Navy SEAL trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A defense lawyer for a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner says he’s hopeful a jury will be seated with seasoned combat...
05:00, 2019-06-18

US soldier who won dozens of awards killed in combat operations in Afghanistan 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor, who joined the Army in 2001, was killed Saturday during combat operations.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-14

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women and clean up the state’s environment. “You advocate ...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
14:51, 2019-07-12

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020....
18:34, 2019-07-09

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change Europe sought to increase the flow of money into businesses that tackle climate change on Tuesday with the publication of European Commission guidelines on what qualifies an investment as environmentally friendly....
17:34, 2019-06-18

How combat and storytelling will work in Square Enix’s The Avengers game The Avengers game from Square Enix will have solo play or four-player combat, and it will let characters like the Hulk destroy the environment.Read More...
04:51, 2019-06-24

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
04:51, 2019-05-22

Rebel Galaxy Outlaw Is A Space Combat Throwback In Most Of The Best Ways Harking back to the days of 1990s space shooters like Wing Commander and X-Wing, Rebel Galaxy Outlaw came out on PC last month from Double Damage games. I like it a lot....
05:00, 2019-09-06

Pence tells West Point military graduates they will certainly see combat "It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said. "You will lead soldiers in combat. It will happen. Some of you may even be called upon to serve in this hemisphere."...
07:17, 2019-05-26

Major phone carriers, state AGs team up to combat robocalls Most phone companies will offer call-blocking tools for free to customers, according to deal with country’s state attorneys.       ...
09:17, 2019-08-23

German authorities turn to AI to combat child pornography online Germany's largest state has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a "globally unique" AI process to combat child pornography. The algorithm could be implemented within the next year, authorities tell DW....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Air Force Chief's Squadron To Be First Rafale Combat Aircraft Unit The first Rafale is expected to be handed over to the Indian Air Force in September 2019 but it would be required to undergo intensive 1,500 hours of testing to validate the India Specific......
11:17, 2019-05-29

| Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes threatens to torpedo a huge trade deal....
00:51, 2019-08-24

Pentagon drafts plans to combat hypersonic weapons attacks They unleash destruction traveling at five times the speed of sound. They maneuver with computerized precision while descending back into the earth’s atmosphere toward a target. Their speed and force are so significant, they can inflict damage by sheer “kinetic” impact without needing explosives....
23:00, 2019-08-27

DICE cancels 'Battlefield V' close combat mode to help its focus DICE has been piling features on Battlefield V ever since launch. Now, however, it's dialing things back. The developers have scrapped the planned five-on-five close combat mode after determining that it was needed to hit "bug-crushing and content......
18:34, 2019-08-25

Investigators Use New Strategy to Combat Opioid Crisis: Data Analytics When federal investigators got a tip in 2015 that a health center in Houston was distributing millions of doses of opioid painkillers, they tried a new approach: look at the numbers....
21:51, 2019-08-26

D-Day combat patches reproduced by California company honoring US soldiers To honor the soldiers who stormed the beaches of Normandy, a California company is reproducing combat patches from D-Day and making them available to relatives of those who fought in that epic battle....
06:34, 2019-06-07

Mike Pence tells US military graduates: you should expect to see combat ‘Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic terrorists’Pence hints at possible military intervention in VenezuelaVice-President Mike Pence has told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the US Military Academy the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see ...
04:51, 2019-05-26

China drafts law to combat illegal fishing, safeguard stocks China has invited public responses to a draft law to prevent illegal fishing and depletion of coastal fish stocks, as current legislation is inadequate for sustainable development of the industry, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Apple introduces new call blocking software with iOS 13 to combat robocalls Apple is looking to help users receive fewer robocalls with new call blocking tools included with iOS 13.        ...
00:00, 2019-06-07

France restricts access to Mont Blanc to combat overcrowding Climbers wanting to scale the EU's highest peak now have to book a room in one of its shelters before making the ascent. The new rules aim to reduce risks caused by overcrowding....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Armed Forces Must Be At Forefront To Combat Bioterrorism: Rajnath Singh Bioterrorism is a real threat in today's time and the armed forces medical services should be at the forefront of combating the menace, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today....
16:17, 2019-09-12

'Gears Pop' brings cute combat to your phone on August 22nd You won't have to wait until the September release of Gears 5 to get your Gears of War fix -- provided you're willing to pull out your phone. Microsoft has revealed that Gears Pop will reach Android and iOS on August 22nd following a limited "soft l......
19:17, 2019-08-19

African nations, Western partners strive to combat IED threat A U.S.-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive....
16:51, 2019-08-02

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
18:01, 2019-06-04

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States to do more to “combat racial discrimination”....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Trump says US should build more mental health institutions to combat gun violence "I think we have to start building institutions again because, you know, if you look at the '60s and '70s, so many of these institutions were closed," Trump says....
23:34, 2019-08-16

An Amazon executive snapped back at John Oliver after his stinging attack on the firm's 'brutal' working conditions Bryan Bedder/Stringer/Getty John Oliver ran a segment on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight" criticising the working conditions in Amazon warehouses and other logistics centers. Oliver said Amazon's success was built on "creating a system that squeezes the people lowest on the ladder hard." Dave Clark, Am...
20:00, 2019-07-02

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the United Nations expert conducting an independent h...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffers concussion, broken nose following brutal collision at home plate Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffered a concussion and broken nose following his brutal collision at home plate with Jake Marisnick of the Astros.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-08

How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust | Charlie Weller Our report shows that lower vaccination rates are linked to a lack of trust in institutions in general, not just in science• Charlie Weller is Wellcome’s head of vaccines programmeThere’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children in the world used to die each year from infections...
11:17, 2019-06-20

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
12:17, 2019-08-17

Control's Clever Combat Tweaks Make Every Fight Feel Fresh Control mixes Remedy’s signature quirkiness with mind-bending architecture and super-powered combat. One of the first things protagonist Jesse Faden does is find a transforming gun call the Service Weapon, a paranormal device with regenerating ammo and other tricks. It removes busywork from combat a...
17:34, 2019-08-28

Large Telecoms, State Enforcers Make Pact to Combat Robocalls Major telecom companies and attorneys general from every state are set to announce Thursday a new pact for combating robocalls, the latest step toward cutting off such calls before they reach a consumer’s phone....
18:51, 2019-08-22

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
21:17, 2019-06-14

Xbox Scarlett Release Update: Microsoft's Ninja deal is just what they need to combat PS5 Microsoft’s deal to secure Twitch star Ninja will not only help its streaming service, Mixer, but also the Xbox Scarlett console and major exclusive, Halo Infinite....
18:34, 2019-08-10

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
02:51, 2019-06-06

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering due to large cross-border flows....
05:34, 2019-08-13

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
16:00, 2019-06-05

UK launches controversial chicken shop campaign to combat knife crime The British Home Office has launched a campaign to combat the UK's rising rates of knife crime using promotional material in fast-food shops. A backlash has ensued on social media amid suggestions of racial stereotyping....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
14:17, 2019-06-17

DIGGING DEEPER: City works to combat low-income housing shortage TUCSON – We have an update on a story we told you about on the lack of housing for low-income and senior renters who receive Section 8 benefits. News 4 Tucson has been digger deeper into possible solutions to the problem. We told you about Lilly Rose Krugly, a 75-year-old grandmother on oxygen...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Attorney generals, telecoms sign plan to combat illegal robocalls Twelve of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and attorney generals from all 50 states and D.C. announced an agreement Thursday to combat illegal robocalls....
06:17, 2019-08-23

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fighting against a giant megacorporation. I get the f...
01:34, 2019-06-15

Bhawana Kanth Is India's First Woman Pilot to Qualify for Combat Missions Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth, who was commissioned into the Indian Air Force as one of the first women fighter pilots in 2016, has created history by becoming the first woman Air Force pilot to......
00:34, 2019-05-23

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville hands-on — It’s time for cute combat On the 10th anniversary of the zany Plants vs Zombies game, Electronic Arts is launching a new game: Plants vs Zombies: The Battle for Neighborville.Read More...
19:51, 2019-09-04

Oh, shift! Why don't baseball players bunt to combat defensive strategy? Baseball fans who hate the shift reveled in Matt Carpenter's bunt double for St. Louis, but don't expect to see a flood of copycats.       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

Army to train cyber spies to combat hackers and digital propaganda The British Army will adapt to better tackle the threat of cyber warfare, including hackers, digital propaganda and misinformation, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. ...
03:51, 2019-08-01

Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
03:00, 2019-09-12

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of the November 2020 election....
05:34, 2019-09-07

World Championship in Medieval Combat Unfolds Like a Ukrainian Game Of Thrones This weekend the ‘World Championship in Medieval Combat’ was held in the Ukraine where hundreds of warriors clanking around in armor, swinging swords and axes, in a scene reminiscent of an episode ending in Games of Thrones ...
21:17, 2019-05-21

Future littoral combat ship Indianapolis completes acceptance trials The U.S. Navy's future USS Indianapolis, a Freedom-class littoral combat ship, has completed its acceptance trials, designer Lockheed Martin said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Psychology teacher pens inspiring list of 101 ways to combat stress IS stress affecting your well-being? Here are some ways to de-stress and reduce the amount of worries in your life, according to a psychology teacher....
01:51, 2019-05-24

GOP Sen. Scott says laws to combat mass shootings should focus on mental illness WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Sunday called on Congress to use Florida’s response to the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland as a model to address gun violence. A day after a gunman in West Texas killed at least seven people, Scott defended the Second Amendment right t...
02:00, 2019-09-02

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining company has endorsed drastic action to combat global warming, which he calls “indisputable”, and an emerging crisis.“The planet will survive. Many spe...
12:00, 2019-07-23

Indians plant 220 million trees in single day to combat climate change Indians planted 220 million trees in a single day in a government campaign to tackle climate change and improve the environment.        ...
07:17, 2019-08-10

Trump administration drug officials clash over how to combat fentanyl copycats Trump administration officials are divided over part of a proposal to crack down on illicit versions of fentanyl, the deadly synthetic painkiller that U.S. President Donald Trump targeted in declaring a national opioid abuse emergency....
00:00, 2019-07-10

U.S. Navy accepts delivery of future USS Indianapolis littoral combat ship The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of its newest Freedom-class littoral combat ship, the future USS Indianapolis, in a ceremony in Marinette, Wis., ahead of its commissioning in Florida this October....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Indonesia sends thousands of security personnel to combat forest fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of military and police to douse forest fires after declaring an emergency in six provinces on the island of Sumatra and in the province of Kalimantan on Borneo, a disaster mitigation official said on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Alaska to receive $10M from Justice Department to combat violent crime, AG Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in Alaska so the Justice Department could allocate more than $10 million toward fighting violent crime in some of the state’s rural communities....
11:34, 2019-06-29

Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health organizations to combat misinformation Social media sites have been trying to combat the spread of misinformation about vaccines. Pinterest previously tried blocking all searches for vaccines with mixed results....
19:00, 2019-08-29

Air Force preps light attack plane for combat missions in great power war Despite the Air Force’s stated intention and the widespread assumption that a low-cost off-the-shelf Light Attack airplane would primarily perform counterinsurgency missions, it seems entirely conceivable that the plane could have limited uses for major power warfare as well....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Facebook is mapping demographics, human movement, and network coverage to combat diseases Facebook is partnering with organizations to combat diseases using maps powered by satellite imagery, computer vision, census data, and Facebook's own data.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 3-Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
01:34, 2019-09-12

Defence Research Body Test Fires Guided Bomb From Sukhoi Combat Jet The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan....
22:17, 2019-05-24

'Come off social media': Phil Neville calls for boycott to combat racism – video Phil Neville has called for the football community to boycott social media in an attempt to combat racist abuse received by players. 'I’ve lost total faith in whoever runs these social media departments, so I just wonder whether now as a football community, in terms of really sending a powerful mess...
12:00, 2019-08-21

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse • England women’s manager responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in response to the rise in racist abuse of players afte...
15:51, 2019-08-20

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
17:34, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
14:34, 2019-06-17

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in response to a significant rise in online racist abuse of players."...
19:17, 2019-08-20

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of you will join the fight against radical Islamic t...
21:17, 2019-05-26

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to combat car industry upheaval Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to tackle the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker....
17:34, 2019-05-27

Andrew Yang proposes ‘giant space mirrors’ to combat climate change "Space mirrors would involve launching giant foldable mirrors into space that would deploy and reflect much of the sun’s light [away from the planet]," he said....
20:34, 2019-08-28

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downplaying the blaze....
06:51, 2019-08-25

President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to combat Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday that his government does not have the resources to combat a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
01:17, 2019-08-23

Hollywood Has the Power to Combat Damaging Stereotypes About Latinos. Here’s Proof That It’s Utterly Failing It’s time to confront the way we see and treat Latinos in America. As we grapple with the enduring effects of a horrific attack on Latinos doing their Saturday shopping, a government that locks Latino children in cages, and leaders and news media outlets who spin vile, racist rhetoric, it is c...
16:34, 2019-08-28

Call of Duty Modern Warfare trailer shows us the bleak future of combat – again After laying dormant for close to a decade, Activision has finally announced the next game in the Call of Duty Modern Warfare franchise called… well, Modern Warfare. The game was unveiled in a new trailer posted by Activision that stars one of the game’s protagonists, Captain Pric...
07:17, 2019-05-31

UPDATE 2-Spain joins France and Germany in race to build Europe's next combat jet Spain on Monday joined a Franco-German project to build a next-generation fighter jet, an initiative touted as key to ensuring Europe can defend itself without depending on allies in an increasingly uncertain world....
17:51, 2019-06-17

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

Salesforce's Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
22:17, 2019-06-14

2020 Dems pitch plans to combat gun violence, white nationalism after massacres Both South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced detailed plans for curbing gun violence and white nationalist terrorism Tuesday, while other candidates introduced or re-emphasized their support for various proposals....
12:17, 2019-08-07

Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Security Personnel to Combat Haze-Causing Fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of security personnel to fight fires after a state of emergency was declared in six provinces, an official from the disaster management agency said Wednesday. Nearly 6,000 military, police and disaster mitigation officers will be dispatched, while aircraft will also ...
19:51, 2019-08-01

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
03:51, 2019-08-14

Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threat • England have lost early wickets to spin in World Cup• ‘It’s just another challenge the guys have been presented with’They came into the World Cup as the arguably the most feared opening batting partnership around, having spent the past two years tearing up new ball attacks to give England enviable...
20:17, 2019-06-07

2020: Gov. Jay Inslee unveils 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday unveiled a 10-point plan to combat white nationalist gun violence, saying the United States needs a president willing to call out racism....
22:34, 2019-08-06

Presidential contender Kamala Harris proposes ways to combat domestic terrorism Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to address what she termed domestic terrorism after three recent mass shootings in a week that resulted in the deaths of 34 people....
22:51, 2019-08-14

Navy preps Littoral Combat Ship for massive 'blue water' warfare Destroying enemy helicopters on the open sea, hitting attacking enemy drones and countering opposing surface ships from safer stand-off distances are all combat missions now being emphasized by the Navy as it prepares its Littoral Combat Ship for massive “blue water” warfare - an effort designed to ...
18:34, 2019-07-31

Democrat O'Rourke proposes domestic terrorism agencies to combat hate, gun massacres Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a plan on Friday to classify white supremacist violence as an organized crime problem and to create federal domestic terrorism offices, in a bid to combat hate crimes and gun violence in the United States....
20:34, 2019-08-16

‘Mosques should be safe havens, not sites of terror’, says Guterres announcing UN plan to help safeguard religious sites In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN action plan for the safeguarding of religious sites, declaring that “mosques and all places of prayer and contemplation should be safe havens, not site...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Jaguar Land Rover Develops Sensory Steering Wheel To Combat Driver Distraction The research, in partnership with Glasgow University, has created a sensory steering wheel, parts of which can be quickly heated and cooled to inform drivers where to turn, when to change lane or to......
09:00, 2019-05-31

San Francisco teens used 7-inch combat knife in alleged killing of unarmed Italian cop: police Two American teenagers who are accused of fatally stabbing an Italian police officer last week used a 7-inch combat knife in the attack, authorities in Rome said Tuesday. ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

South African army descends on Cape Town to combat spiraling gang warfare South Africa is sending in the big guns to wrest back control of some of the most impoverished neighborhoods of Cape Town - announcing a three-month deployment of the army aimed at tackling spiraling gang-related violence that has claimed the lives of more than 1,500 this year so far....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
07:34, 2019-05-30

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most persistent problem: Using it when the sun isn't shining or the wind isn't blowing....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
00:34, 2019-06-15

How to lose belly fat fast: NHS weight loss expert shares 3 easy tips to combat fat BELLY fat can be a problem for health reasons as well as the way it may make you feel for aesthetic reasons. Here NHS weight loss expert Dr Sally shares three tips on how to combat fat....
18:17, 2019-07-07

Navy reports successful test-firing of Hellfire missile from littoral combat ship A successful test-firing by an Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules program will prompt development tests, the Naval Sea Systems Command said....
19:17, 2019-07-31

Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets        ...
22:34, 2019-06-08

Whoopi blasts Trump on D-Day anniversary: WWII soldiers didn't avoid combat over 'bone spurs' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg didn't even want to talk about President Trump's visit to Normandy, indicating she was annoyed that someone like him would go there on the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
19:51, 2019-06-06

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order interview — How Respawn designed the game for thoughtful combat Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order -- which Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment showed off yesterday -- is slower paced and more thoughtful in combat.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-09

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in land quality is responsible for a reduction in th...
08:34, 2019-06-17

Deadly land, deadly sea: Libya migrants face brutal choice A day after a deadly airstrike on a migrant detention center in Libya, a boat capsized in the Mediterranean, leaving 82 people missing and just three survivors...
21:00, 2019-07-04

Deutsche Bank is kicking off a brutal cull of 18,000 jobs as part of a $8.3 billion overhaul. Here's what we know about what's going on at the German bank. Reuters/Kai Pfaffenbach Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing revealed a sweeping overhaul of Germany's biggest bank after a supervisory board meeting on Sunday. The restructuring plan will see the bank shift from servicing asset managers and hedge funds to selling cash management, trade finance, and ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a political tool....
16:34, 2019-06-28

'Fearlessly exposed himself to enemy fire': The only 2020 Democrat to experience combat finds it counts for little in political arena It has been more than three decades since the United States elected as commander in chief a veteran who fought in combat. In 2020, that period will be extended after the only candidate who fought in battle dropped out without making a debate stage or registering above 1% in polls....
05:34, 2019-09-08

The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned 60 combat badges on a deployment that saw it fire 5,000 howitzer rounds at ISIS fighters US Army/Sgt. Edward Bates The Army's 3rd Cavalry Regiment earned about 30 Combat Action Badges and 30 Combat Infantry Badges during a recent deployment in Iraq, Syria, and Kuwait. "It was a great time to be an artillerymen in the 3rd Cavalry Regiment," the unit's senior enlisted said. Visit Busines...
01:17, 2019-06-20

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: International Day honours victims of religious-based violence, UN experts on Kashmir, environmental disasters in Asia-Pacific, animal protections, and UN chief on Burkina Faso Thursday’s Daily Brief: New international day honouring victims of religious-based violence; Kashmir shutdown must be reversed; Relentless sequence of disasters in Asia-Pacific; Giraffes fare well for protection, elephants not so much; UN chief condemns Burkina Faso violence...
05:17, 2019-08-23

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Religious site protection, South-South Cooperation, ‘UNComplicated’ airs, West Bank threat, vaccination, Hong Kong update A recap of Thursday’s top stories: UN Chief’s global call to safeguard religious sites; South-South Cooperation ‘accelerates’ towards SDGs; Guterres on West Bank annexation threat; WHO says one in 10 children not getting proper vaccines; Protestor protection call over Hong Kong; New ‘UNComplicated’ ...
07:17, 2019-09-13

Prosecutors say Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher killed a prisoner and took pictures with the corpse. The defense says it was a 'high combat environment' Closing arguments are expected to begin Monday in the trial of Chief Special Warfare Operator Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an ISIS prisoner to death, among other violations of military law....
13:00, 2019-06-30

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it would need to triple its budget to tackle the complex crisis, which included intensifying the overall public...
22:51, 2019-07-31

What to know about the side effects of Elavil Elavil is a discontinued brand of the generic drug amitriptyline. Doctors may prescribe amitriptyline to treat depression and other conditions. Learn about the side effects here....
22:34, 2019-07-19

What side effects can fish oil cause? Fish oil supplements contain healthful omega-3 fatty acids. These dietary fats are available in fresh fish, as well, but too many may lead to unwanted or even dangerous side effects....
08:17, 2019-09-01

What causes numbness on the right side of the face? Facial numbness can occur when nerves in the face become damaged or inflamed. Find out which conditions can cause right sided facial numbness, and learn about the treatment options....
04:17, 2019-08-23

What are the side effects of tramadol? Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. Some side effects are more common than others. This article looks at the common, rare, and serious side effects of tramadol....
11:34, 2019-05-25

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consider themselves more right-brained. This new statis...
03:17, 2019-06-07

What are the side effects of amantadine? Amantadine is a drug that helps treat Parkinson's disease. This article takes a close look at the side effects of amantadine, which can range from mild to severe....
09:34, 2019-07-04

What to know about the side effects of metformin The main use of metformin is to control blood sugar levels. Here, learn about the potential side effects of metformin and its interactions with other medications....
08:51, 2019-08-24

Shocking footage shows pensioner shoved into brick wall and left unconscious in 'brutal' road rage attack Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was shoved into a brick wall and left unconscious in an apparent road rage attack in south-east London....
09:17, 2019-05-22

What are the side effects of Lipitor? An overview Lipitor is a cholesterol lowering statin that has a low risk of side effects. Learn about its side effects, warnings, and possible drug interactions here....
14:51, 2019-09-03

The dark side of the Anthropocene | Letter Dominant narratives tend to neutralise any risks, but the potential catastrophic consequences must be faced, says Leslie SklairYour extremely informative long read article (Is the Anthropocene upon us?, 30 May) sums up the complicated story of how the Anthropocene has morphed from a technical term o...
19:00, 2019-06-03

What causes back pain on the lower right side? Lower back pain is a common complaint. When back pain occurs on the lower right side, causes can include sprains and strains, kidney stones, infections, and conditions that affect the intestines or reproductive organs. Learn more about what causes back pain on the lower right side and when to see a ...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Nearly 1 in 3 side hustlers need the money just to pay bills Jobs are more plentiful and the overall economy has been on an upswing, yet almost one-third of Americans with a side job say they need the income to pay their routine expenses, according to a new survey. The survey of 2,550 adults conducted by financial comparison site Bankrate found that nearly ha...
00:00, 2019-06-08

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Collision causes delays on northwest side TUCSON – A crash has closed Overton Road in both directions west of Shannon Road Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, the collision occurred at around 12:26 p.m. Tuesday. Drivers who are traveling in this area should expect delays. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Details ...
22:34, 2019-05-21

What are the side effects and risks of Ritalin? Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. Ritalin can cause side effects and has the potential for misuse and addiction. Researchers are investigating the long-term safety and effectiveness of this drug in children and adolescents. Learn more here....
04:51, 2019-05-31

T.P.D. investigates homicide on the south side Tucson Police Dept. is investigating the death of a teen shot Friday morning on the south side. Authorities say officers responded to a single-vehicle collision with injuries across from Las Villas De Kino Apartments around 10:00 a.m. Friday. The responding officers located the vehicle with a male v...
23:17, 2019-05-25

What are the side effects of Zoloft? An overview Mild side effects are relatively common when taking sertraline (Zoloft). Learn about the range of mild to severe side effects, as well as drug interactions and discontinuation syndrome here....
21:34, 2019-09-07

Jon Gruden Is On Antonio Brown's Side, For Now The last time that Raiders coach Jon Gruden had to deal with controversy surrounding a star player on his team, he shipped Khalil Mack off to the Bears and spent most of the next season defending the trade during a 4-12 season. This year, he’s taking a bit of a more level-headed approach, despite th...
01:34, 2019-08-12

TPD investigating disturbance on west side TUCSON -Tucson Police Department is investigating a call of aggravated assault in the 3700 block of N Romero Rd. According to TPD,  the situation started when a man got into an argument with a neighbor and threaten him with a weapon. When police arrived, the suspect went inside the residence and ref...
06:34, 2019-08-09

The joys of taking up 11-a-side football in your late 30s With my 40th birthday looming, I joined a veterans’ team. Thankfully no one seemed to mind that I was more of a noviceBy When Saturday Comes, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkI’m standing on the touchline, though it’s more of a contorted crouch, as I try to shield myself from the wind whipping thou...
18:51, 2019-08-01

Man arrested for robbing east side CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – The suspect of an armed robbery at an east side pharmacy was identified, located and arrested by Tucson Police Department, authorities reported Thursday afternoon. Last week, TPD reported on its Twitter page about an armed robber who allegedly held employees of an east side CVS at kni...
04:51, 2019-06-21

MLB notebook: Brewers' Woodruff (side) likely out 6 week Milwaukee All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff is expected to miss six weeks after sustaining a left oblique strain during the Brewers' game Sunday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, manager Craig Counsell announced Monday....
11:01, 2019-07-23