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Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings

Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings

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New York school district launching nation’s first facial recognition program A western New York school district will become the first in the country to launch a facial recognition system that it says will keep kids safe in the wake of mass shootings across the country. The Lockport City School District is set to launch the first phase of the so-called Aegis system on Monday,...
08:51, 2019-05-31

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy concerns about the powerful but controversial tech...
07:17, 2019-05-31

New York tenants fight as landlords embrace facial recognition cameras More than 130 residents at a Brooklyn apartment complex oppose plan to use the cameras, whose use, experts say, is quietly expanding in cities Tenants in a New York City apartment complex are fighting their landlord’s effort to install a facial recognition system to access parts of the buildings, ca...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the test — while just 2% notched scores in the top tier, according to state data. Those figures stand in contrast to a Success Academy charter school in the....
09:34, 2019-07-03

Facial Recognition Sometimes it’s nice to be recognized. Sometimes it’s not. But pretty soon almost wherever you go, it’s possible that someone will know who you are. Facial recognition technology is improving rapidly and spreading even faster. Its uses include mundane conveniences such as unlocking your smartphone or...
08:17, 2019-05-24

| WATCH: Facial recognition: what's in a face? Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer, but rights groups have raised concerns....
16:34, 2019-06-15

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
15:01, 2019-05-21

The FBI and ICE Are Using Your DMV Photos to Run Facial Recognition Searches Records reviewed by the Washington Post show that the FBI and ICE have been scanning through Americans’ state driver’s license photos using facial recognition technology without consent. The agencies use photos from state Department of Motor Vehicles databases to run these searches, which are extrem...
06:34, 2019-07-08

‘I Will Not Say His Name’: Police Try to End Notoriety of Gunmen in Mass Shootings They have called him “that 13th person,” “the suspect” and “the perpetrator.” Why Virginia Beach officials have maintained near silence about a gunman’s identity....
02:34, 2019-06-04

Proposal would ban use of facial recognition at apartment buildings ALBANY — New York lawmakers want to ban facial recognition technology on all rental properties, arguing it infringes on tenant privacy. New legislation would outlaw landlords from being able to “obtain, retain, access or use” the machinery on residential premises. Violators could face up...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Shopping Centers Explore Facial Recognition As their struggle with store closings escalates, some U.S. mall owners and retailers are stepping up their use of technology that recognizes people’s faces but stops short of identifying and recording them....
03:51, 2019-07-03

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
06:17, 2019-05-31

Facial recognition will soon be everywhere. Are we prepared? | Dylan Curran Some companies are already testing this new technology, but it raises questions about how surveillance can be abusedImagine this: you walk into work and the camera above the doors scans your face, opening them seamlessly without you lifting a finger. You sit down at your computer and it instantly un...
16:00, 2019-05-21

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
20:51, 2019-07-17

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the issue. As the person who organised the only debate ...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
01:51, 2019-05-25

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
20:51, 2019-07-18

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safety plans and incorrect personnel records. “The stat...
23:34, 2019-06-13

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI and I......
04:34, 2019-07-08

UPDATE 2-Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed....
03:51, 2019-05-25

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for regulations to restrict the use of facial recognition technology before "it gets out of control," according to the Washington Post. Members of the Congressional House Oversight and Reform Committee held......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Police face calls to end use of facial recognition software Analysts find system often wrongly identifies people and could breach human rights lawPolice are facing calls to halt the use of facial recognition software to search for suspected criminals in public after independent analysis found matches were only correct in a fifth of cases and the system was l...
00:51, 2019-07-04

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand......
02:34, 2019-07-18

Facial recognition in China 'spot on' - Met Police Federation Facial recognition in China is "absolutely correct" and "spot on", the head of the Metropolitan Police Federation has said, calling for it to be deployed in London "on a 24-hour basis"....
20:34, 2019-07-05

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore Orlando has canceled Amazon's facial recognition pilot following a series of technical problems and other issues, according to Orlando Weekly. The city started testing the facial recognition software -- which, according to a study, shows gender and r......
09:51, 2019-07-19

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

Police body-cam maker Axon says no to facial recognition, for now Facial recognition is a controversial enough topic without bringing in everyday policing and the body cameras many (but not enough) officers wear these days. But Axon, which makes many of those cameras, solicited advice on the topic from and independent research board, and in accordance with its fin...
07:34, 2019-06-28

Mass shootings create rippling network of stricken survivors CHICAGO (AP) — The litany of mass shootings in recent years has changed how America talks, prays and prepares for trouble. Today, the phrases “active shooter” and “shelter in place” need no explanation. A house of worship may have an armed guard. More schools are holding R...
18:51, 2019-06-02

Axon won’t use facial recognition tech in its police body cameras Axon, a major supplier of police body cameras and software, announced today that it will not include face-matching technology in its body cameras -- at least not yet. The decision follows a report from Axon's independent AI ethics board, which conclu......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Colorado college students were secretly used to train facial recognition Researchers used over 1,700 photos of students and others without their permission for a facial recognition study sponsored by US military and intelligence services, according to the Colorado Springs Independent and Financial Times. While technically......
19:17, 2019-05-28

81% of 'suspects' flagged by police facial recognition innocent - report Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as possible suspects are innocent, according to an independent report....
06:34, 2019-07-04

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of the campaign group Liberty.Martha Spurrier, a human...
20:34, 2019-06-07

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University of Essex. The report -- which was commissioned by Scotland Yard -- found that the technology used by......
22:00, 2019-07-04

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
20:51, 2019-07-13

Amazon executive Werner Vogels on the ethics of facial recognition Amazon executive Werner Vogels tells the BBC's Dave Lee that the firm is can not be held responsible for how its artificial intelligence technology is used....
02:01, 2019-06-15

College students secretly photographed for facial recognition study DENVER — More than 1,700 people walking on a University of Colorado campus were unknowingly photographed as part of a facial recognition research project funded by US intelligence and military agencies, a newspaper reported. Professor Terrance Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an offi...
03:00, 2019-05-30

Democrats rally against facial recognition technology used on U.S. citizens in airports House Democrats questioned the use of facial recognition technology in airports Friday, sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security expressing concern about the practice on U.S. citizens....
03:17, 2019-06-15

The Guardian view on facial recognition: a danger to democracy | Editorial We don’t want our faces stored in vast databases, whether these are public or privateThe pressure group Liberty has denounced automatic facial recognition as “arsenic in the water supply of democracy”. It has the potential to abolish privacy in public places. In a country like Britain, which already...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramificatio......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Nuns lead charge to pressure Amazon on facial recognition At the annual shareholders’ meeting, investors will vote on a proposal to ban the company from selling the technology to government agencies, unless the board grants an exception....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
01:00, 2019-06-06

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
13:51, 2019-05-23

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking legal battle against the use of the technology.Suppor...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Facial recognition tech prevents crime, police tell UK privacy case South Wales force defends use of technology after office worker claims rights breachFacial recognition cameras prevent crime, protect the public and do not breach the privacy of innocent people whose images are captured, a police force has argued.Ed Bridges, an office worker from Cardiff, claims Sou...
00:34, 2019-05-23

New tool helps travelers avoid airlines that use facial recognition technology Companies such as JetBlue began utilizing the technology after Trump issued an executive order pushing for its use in US airportsA new tool launched by privacy activists offers to help travelers avoid increasingly invasive facial recognition technologies in airports.Activist groups Fight for the Fut...
04:51, 2019-06-06

Perth council's facial recognition trial accused of 'blanket surveillance' Residents ‘in disbelief’ over installation of facial recognition technology in Australian cameras Perth City council is pressing ahead with a trial of facial recognition technology to be installed in cameras across East Perth, despite concerns from privacy experts and local residents.The network of ...
00:00, 2019-06-12

Amazon will continue selling facial recognition tech to government agencies Amazon shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of votes were in favor of the ban. A second proposal t...
22:51, 2019-05-27

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote from th......
22:17, 2019-05-21

NSW suggests facial recognition could replace Opal cards in 'not too distant future' Labor says transport minister’s speech ‘curious’ and plan would carry major privacy risksFacial recognition could be used to replace swipe cards on public transport, the New South Wales government has suggested, but the opposition and digital rights groups say it would pose a risk to privacy.The tra...
14:17, 2019-07-11

Facial recognition tech: watchdog calls for code to regulate police use Barrister for information commissioner tells court formal legal framework is requiredThe information commissioner has expressed concern over the lack of a formal legal framework for the use of facial recognition cameras by the police.A barrister for the commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, told a court t...
19:51, 2019-05-23

Inconvenience store: Tacoma shop’s facial recognition AI is a racist nightmare A convenience store in Tacoma has installed a facial recognition security system to deny customers entry unless they’re approved by an AI. This news has likely been well-received by the city’s discrimination attorneys. State-of-the-art facial recognition sucks. AI simply isn’t good at recognizing fa...
03:34, 2019-07-02

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-04

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Benefits should be great enough to outweigh any public distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it will not introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A report by the London policing ethics panel, which was s...
17:51, 2019-05-29

Axon body camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Axon body-camera supplier will not use facial recognition in its products — for now Axon, which provides body cameras to law enforcement departments across the country, will not use facial recognition software in their products.       ...
03:51, 2019-07-02

Amazon shareholders reject facial recognition ban as concern grows in U.S. Congress Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
21:17, 2019-05-22

San Francisco was right to ban facial recognition. Surveillance is a real danger | Veena Dubal Civil rights advocates are right to be leery of the technology, given the US’s history of political and racial surveillanceSan Francisco’s recent municipal ordinance banning the use of facial recognition technology by city and county agencies has received international attention. The first of its ki...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
12:51, 2019-06-11

Amazon shareholders reject banning sale of facial recognition software to law enforcement Amazon shareholders rejected two proposals to limit sales of its facial recognition technology "Rekognition" to governments and law enforcement.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technology being used here as it is currently is in China, where it contributes to the surveillance state’s s...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit who could use it. Read more......
21:17, 2019-05-22

Documents Reveal How ICE Agents Exploit DMV Photos for Shady Facial Recognition Searches Facial recognition is a powerful surveillance tool, one that is deeply unregulated, unjustly biased, and dangerously abused. And yet, over the last few years, agents from the FBI and ICE have conducted thousands of facial recognition searches on immense state driver’s license databases. Read more......
23:00, 2019-07-08

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to privacy.       ...
18:00, 2019-06-16

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland in 2018 and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in 2017, according to the Miami Herald....
09:17, 2019-07-02

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new report has found....
01:51, 2019-07-04

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to scan hundreds of millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
23:01, 2019-07-07

Digital Rights Group Calls for a 'Complete' Federal Ban on Government Use of Facial Recognition Tech Against a backdrop of U.S. government agencies abusing unproven and potentially unjust facial recognition technology, a digital rights group on Tuesday called for a “complete” federal ban on the government’s use of this technology.Read more......
13:34, 2019-07-09

Orlando ends Amazon's controversial facial recognition pilot program after technical glitches Orlando's pilot of Amazon's facial recognition program is coming to an end after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth problems and criticism of the controversial face-scanning technology....
22:34, 2019-07-19

State driver’s license databases prove valuable for FBI, ICE for facial-recognition searches: report Federal authorities have had access to millions of Americans’ photos without their consent or approval from Congress by tapping into state driver’s license databases and have turned into an “unprecedented surveillance infrastructure” that some critics see as an "ask-permission-later" system, The Was...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of school safety measures filed after a gunman killed eig...
05:34, 2019-05-23

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head dean of students and athletic director at Andrew H. Wilson Charter School, was pronounced dead at t...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Armed Utah teachers practice responding to school shootings Active shooter training for educators is becoming more common nationwide, and Utah is one of several states that generally allow permit holders to carry guns in public schools....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
03:00, 2019-07-10

When does school start? First day of classes by district TUCSON — Grab your notebooks, pens and backpacks – school is back in session! News 4 Tucson has gathered a list of school district start dates in hopes to reduce your back to school stress. Whether you are a parent, teacher or student, you should probably mark these dates down in your calendar...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Amphitheatre School District needs to hire bus drivers TUCSON – Most schools in Southern Arizona start back up in about a month, which means districts are working to fill positions. One job that is hard to fill is the bus driver position. At Amphitheatre (Amphi) School District bus drivers transport 6 thousand students a day during the school year...
20:51, 2019-07-09

Churches, Businesses To Buy Supplies For Ky. School District MARION, Ky. (AP) — Parents in one western Kentucky school district won’t have to worry about purchasing school supplies for students in the fall. News outlets report churches and businesses are teaming up to supply everything students attending Crittenden County Schools will need, other than b...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
20:00, 2019-06-13

Workplace mass shootings: they're rare, they're puzzling, and they resonate with Americans While such shootings are relatively few and far between, they strike close to home with every member of the American workforce.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-07

School District Serves Free Meals Through Summer SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Children in Scott County can eat breakfast and lunch for free at some Scott County Schools throughout the summer. Breakfast is available from 9-9:30 a.m. at Southern and Lemons Mill Elementary schools. Lunch is available from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Garth,...
02:34, 2019-06-07

School district to randomly test some students for nicotine A Nebraska school district will test students for nicotine, amid a growing “epidemic” of e-cigarettes in one of its schools. Fairbury Public Schools, a three-school district of roughly 930 students about 50 miles southwest of Lincoln, approved the measure last week to add the substance to its list o...
17:34, 2019-06-18

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

Nebraska School District Will Test Students for Nicotine Over Vaping Worries The new policy reflected growing concerns about the public health threat of e-cigarettes. “We are really wanting this to be a preventive, proactive measure,” the superintendent said....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.       ...
17:17, 2019-06-14

If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

School district warns parents: Pay lunch bill or kids may go into foster care A Pennsylvania school district received backlash after warning parents their children could be removed from their homes and placed into foster care if overdue lunch bills are not paid....
13:51, 2019-07-20

Children Face Foster Care Over School Meal Debt, District Warns A Pennsylvania school district notified parents, whose children had a meal debt of $10 or more, of the potential consequence but officials said the letter was not sanctioned by the superintendent....
23:34, 2019-07-20

Microsoft starts public tests for 'Halo: Reach' on PC Halo: Reach is now playable on PC... for a handful of very early adopters. Microsoft and 343 Industries have shared a slew of Master Chief Collection update news, including word that it has started a public test of Reach on Windows PCs that lasts thr......
23:17, 2019-06-29

Pastor condemns Catholic school’s recognition of LGBT unions WASHINGTON (AP) — A Catholic girls school in Washington, D.C., says it’s getting overwhelmingly positive responses to its decision to include same-sex union announcements in its alumnae magazine. But the pastor of a nearby Catholic parish calls the move by Georgetown Visitation Preparatory Sch...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Denver custodian starts new job as school principal DENVER (KUSA) — Walking through the playground of Stedman Elementary brings back memories for Michael Atkins. “Basketball — would be [age] 6, 7 up here playing a pretty physical game of hoop,” Atkins said. “This has been a part of my story — Park Hill, Stedman has been a part...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Kim’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends public event in Pyongyang, casting doubt on speculation she had been ordered to lay low after failed nuclear summit...
05:17, 2019-06-04

A Pennsylvania school district is coming under fire for sending letters to parents threatening to put their children in foster care if lunch debts remain unpaid (WBRE) Parents in an Eastern Pennsylvania school district are no longer being threatened with losing custody of their children if they don’t pay their school lunch debt. The change comes after controversy and outrage over a letter sent to parents in the Wyoming Valley West school district who ...
07:00, 2019-07-20

Mass immigration roundups in U.S. to start Sunday: New York Times Roundups of undocumented immigrant families will start Sunday in 10 U.S. cities, fulfilling a hardline immigration stance from U.S. President Donald Trump which will be a key issue in his 2020 re-election bid, the New York Times reported....
10:51, 2019-07-11

Mass arrests made at climate protest outside New York Times building A protest in front of the New York Times building in Midtown spiraled into chaos Saturday afternoon when nearly 70 demonstrators were taken into police custody, according to cops. The protestors, identified as activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park around noon and the...
05:51, 2019-06-23

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education....
21:51, 2019-07-08

Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of Stacks With No Books In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft....
14:32, 2019-05-21

I’ve had children at school for 27 years. At last I can stop pretending to like it | Suzanne Moore No more parents’ evenings, PTA meetings and tedious texts about rules – I can’t wait for my youngest to leave next weekSchool’s out for ever. Just one more week and I will be free. FREE! I cannot tell you how I long for the end of school. You see, in the bizarre sociological experiment that is my li...
18:00, 2019-06-03

Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout Anthony Joshua shows exactly how it should be done inside a New York shopping mall The post Mission accomplished for Anthony Joshua at New York public workout appeared first on Boxing News....
01:17, 2019-05-29

Trump was suspected of talking to Cohen, Hicks about plan to stop Stormy Daniels from going public The filing came a day after the judge in Michael Cohen's criminal case ordered their release, saying that the end of a probe into those payments to alleged sexual partners of President Donald Trump meant they should be made public....
19:51, 2019-07-18

Denying mass killers 'sick, twisted fame': Public officials refuse to name them to avoid copycats Public officials are joining the movement toward downplaying the name of assailants after mass killings to avoid copycat events.        ...
15:34, 2019-06-04

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

The unseen carcinogenic danger lurking in New York City's public parks | Ben Kallos City councilman Ben Kallos wants to end the city’s practice of using the weedkiller Roundup, which has been linked to cancerParks are New Yorkers’ oasis. They’re where we escape the crowds, the din of traffic, and our often tiny apartments; where we play with our children, walk our pets, and relax i...
11:34, 2019-06-06

New York high school grad with autism honored with 'silent ovation' The silence was golden at a high school graduation ceremony in New York last week as classmates gave a student with severe autism and noise sensitivity a silent ovation. ...
15:51, 2019-07-12

Duchess of York's charity gets £2.8m boost to send thousands more to school The Duchess of York expressed her delight today after revealing that her charity has raised £2.8 million to send thousands of children to school in some of the world's poorest counties....
16:00, 2019-07-19

New York bill aims to stop gender discrimination in product prices ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation that has passed the New York state Assembly would prohibit companies from charging different prices for similar products marketed to either men and women. The measure, sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Nily Rozic of Queens, is intended to address price disparities betw...
14:34, 2019-06-12

School shooter drills are unnecessarily terrifying children: New York Post columnist School shooter drills are terrorizing children unnecessarily and they should not be a staple in the everyday lives of students, New York Post columnist Karol Markowicz has argued....
18:51, 2019-06-04

The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building two homeless shelters in her neighborhood is the founder of a women’s rights group who “sees no conflict in advocating against the shelters, despite its intended purpose of serving mostly women and ch...
01:34, 2019-05-29

US housing starts fall in May, but starts for the prior two months were revised higher Housing starts fell in May, but building permits increased, suggesting that the housing market was drawing some support from a sharp decline in mortgage rates....
19:34, 2019-06-18

Florida school shooting: 'Coward' sheriff's deputy Scot Peterson is charged for failing to stop Parkland massacre An armed officer accused of being a coward for failing to tackle a gunman who killed 17 people in a Florida school has been charged with failing to help the students he was there to protect....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
04:00, 2019-06-07

Probably Awesome! The Kid Who Left High School To Go To Hockey School In Like Canada Or Vermont Seems To Be In Some Sort Of Pre-NHL League Now While we don’t know enough about how the hockey world works to be 100% sure, here’s some news that seems like it’s pretty great: The kid who left high school to go to hockey school in, like, Canada or Vermont seems to be in some sort of pre-NHL league now....
21:17, 2019-05-21

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Old school racism minus the school' Late-night hosts continued to discuss the US president’s racist tweets and his attempts to prove that they were not racistLate-night hosts spent a second night disparaging Donald Trump over his racist Twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour while also discussing his defence strateg...
20:17, 2019-07-17

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker room around 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday, when he suddenly collapsed. The team had been practic...
08:51, 2019-06-21

Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
17:34, 2019-07-18

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour trains.The Digi Police app enables victims of groping...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Four indicted in drive-by shootings in Tucson TUCSON – Four suspects from Tucson accused of being involved in several gang-related, drive-by shootings were indicted, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday afternoon. According to officials, Marc Anthony Hatter, Erubiel Alexis Bojorquez, Isaiah Nikko Meza and one minor were indicte...
14:34, 2019-06-08

Google tweaked algorithm after rise in US shootings Mass murders present challenge for search engine to deliver accurate resultsMisinformation is so common after mass shootings that Google has had to tweak its algorithm to compensate, a senior search engineer at the company has revealed.Pandu Nayak, who joined the company 14 years ago to work on its ...
13:34, 2019-07-02

1 dead, several injured in separate shootings over 5 hours A man was shot dead in the Bronx, and four people were injured in Brooklyn when a gunman opened fire early Friday — among six shootings in a bloody five-hour span in the Big Apple overnight, police said. The four were injured when someone opened fire on Elton Street near Sutter Avenue in East New......
00:17, 2019-07-06

Advisory board: Don’t name officers involved in shootings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A public advisory board in Wichita, Kansas, is now recommending that officers involved in shootings should not be named, citing worries about possible death threats to the families of the officers. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Citizen Review Board has chang...
15:00, 2019-05-29

The Latest: Detroit man arraigned in LGBTQ shootings DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community (all times local): 3:22 p.m. A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others because they were part of the LGBTQ community has ...
23:17, 2019-06-07

NZ judge allows images of man charged in mosque shootings WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge has ruled that media outlets can now show the face of the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Previously, the courts ruled media could only publish images which pixelated the face of Brenton Harrison Tarrant, the 28-year-ol...
08:51, 2019-06-06

Teen arrested in deadly shootings at Kentucky party WHITESVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested a Kentucky teenager on charges of killing two people and wounding a third during a party. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the 17-year-old was arrested Thursday in Owensboro. His name was not released because he is a juvenile. A warrant charged hi...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Pair of triple shootings in Brooklyn leave six injured Six people were injured – one critically – in two separate Brooklyn shootings just hours apart on Monday night, police said. Three men were struck in the first shooting at about 6:50 p.m. at a cookout outside NYCHA’s Pink Houses on Hemlock Street and Stanley Avenue in East New York, cops said. A 42-...
10:34, 2019-05-28

New Zealand judge allows images of man charged in mosque shootings WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A New Zealand judge ruled Thursday that media outlets can now show the face of the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Two New Zealand courts had previously ruled that television stations, websites, newspapers and other media could only publish ima...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Officer claims retaliation for urging warnings on shootings LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lieutenant with the nation’s largest sheriff’s department claims his supervisors retaliated against him for trying to warn the public before a killing in a popular state park outside Los Angeles. James Royal says he repeatedly pleaded with his superiors to warn peopl...
05:17, 2019-06-11

Chicago's most violent weekend of 2019: 52 shootings, 10 dead Chicago police said Monday the city has just seen its deadliest weekend of the year -- during which 52 shootings and at least 10 deaths were reported....
21:34, 2019-06-03

Multiple shootings in Baltimore leave 2 killed, 6 injured BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police say two people are dead and six others are injured after several overnight shootings around the city. Police said an unidentified man early Saturday approached a crowd standing in East Baltimore and began shooting. A 19-year-old man was shot in the stomach and later...
19:17, 2019-06-22

Shootings, stabbings mark bloody night in Big Apple The weekend got off to an especially bloody start with three people killed and more than a dozen others either shot or stabbed throughout the Big Apple, police said. In all, nine people were shot Friday in separate incidents in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx, including three men in Brownsville; t...
05:17, 2019-06-09

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES — Efforts to combat school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up law enforcement’s response and quickly alerts teachers and students to danger. School districts are using products like gunsho...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Cops link two shootings in Long Island village Police are investigating two shootings in a Long Island village in which a person was injured and a car was found riddled with bullet holes. The two Amityville shootings — one Oldfield Avenue and Orchard Place and another at 45 Merrick Road — were reporting just before 2 p.m. Tuesday and were believ...
09:51, 2019-06-05

Man Accused in Christchurch Mosque Shootings Now Faces Terrorism Charge The new charge is in addition to 51 counts of murder that Brenton H. Tarrant faces for the March 15 massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation hours before opening fire, according to police....
20:17, 2019-06-03

Police Continue To Investigate Pair Of Morning Nightclub Shootings LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A pair of shootings at two Lexington bars kept police busy Sunday morning and left three people injured. The first shooting happened just outside of two keys near uk’s campus around 1:30am.. Police say A man got into an argument with another man, then went to hi...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Terrorism charge filed against Tarrant in New Zealand mosque shootings that left 51 dead The new charge comes with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment upon conviction and will be a test case for New Zealand's terrorism law.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
09:51, 2019-07-14

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootings. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. ...
00:34, 2019-07-14

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
03:51, 2019-07-20

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
17:51, 2019-05-28

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Why Teachers In This UP District Take Selfies Before Class Flooded with complaints about absent teachers in primary schools, officials in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district have introduced a new attendance rule. To mark their attendance, teachers will now......
04:00, 2019-07-18

‘Stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ urges Guterres, after mosque shootings in New Zealand leave 49 dead The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged the international community to ‘stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ following a mass shooting in New Zealand on Friday targeting two mosques, which has left at least 49 dead and many others wounded, some critically....
17:17, 2019-05-21

The Queens District Attorney Race Is a Mess The nail-biter of a race for Queens District Attorney has dragged out for over a week since last month’s New York primary. The big news coming out of the race was what looked like a win for Tiffany Cabán, a young, extremely progressive Latinx attorney who was endorsed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Corte...
06:51, 2019-07-04

Former JTED employee charged with stealing $12K from district PIMA COUNTY- A former employee of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from students and parents. Tyler Jeffrey Buntrock reportedly stole $12,000 from Pima JTED. A district spokesperson said their chief financial officer discovered irregulari...
03:51, 2019-05-23

Poll: AOC disliked, distrusted, unwanted in her own NY district She’s a star on the national political stage, but Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is viewed skeptically back in her Queens and Bronx 14th Congressional District, according to a new door-to-door survey....
20:00, 2019-06-17

Pastis NYC reopening is très bon for the Meatpacking District Break out les ballons, lovers of Keith McNally’s classic downtown bistro Pastis — its long-awaited, just-opened second coming is better-looking, more comfy and less chaotic than the original a few blocks away. French favorites cost barely peanuts more than they did 20 years ago. Is this the Meatpack...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Churchgoer robbed at knifepoint in Financial District A churchgoer was robbed at knifepoint of her purse in the middle of the day in the Financial District, police said Tuesday. The 39-year-old woman walked into Our Lady of Victory Church on Williams Street just after 12:30 p.m. Friday when she felt a knife pressed against her from behind, according to...
23:34, 2019-06-04

We Tried 50 Facial Sunscreens to Find the Best City-friendly sun block that’s light and untacky has become an entire skin care category, but the selection is daunting. Here are the most palatable for every type of skin....
02:51, 2019-07-19

Northwest Fire District uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON- The Northwest Fire District is using tools that will help assist during hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger drone about six months ago. “We can z...
06:00, 2019-06-14

District rescinds offer to re-hire N.H. lunch lady A school district has rescinded an offer to re-hire a New Hampshire lunch lady fired after giving a student free food now that the student's mother disputes her....
00:51, 2019-05-26

Explosion Rocks Diplomatic District Of Kabul: Report A powerful explosion rocked Kabul early Monday, targeting an area of the Afghan capital housing military and government buildings, although it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties....
08:34, 2019-07-01

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
00:00, 2019-07-10

Baseball, Softball District Final Scores and Highlights Highlights to be posted after LEX 18 News at 11. Baseball 43rd District Championship Tates Creek 7, Lafayette 5 The win was captured in the bottom of the 6th inning, when Tates Creek Senior Colin Burgess hit a grand slam after the team was trailing 5-3. Lafayette would have the bases loaded in the ...
05:34, 2019-05-23

District seeks principal’s firing after most annoying trophy GARY, Ind. (AP) — A school district in northwestern Indiana says it’s seeking to fire a principal after a special needs teacher awarded an 11-year-old autistic student a trophy naming him the “most annoying male” of the school year. The (Northwest Indiana) Times rep...
15:51, 2019-06-12

This District Collector Gave Up ACs In Office For Undernourished Children District Collector Swarochish Somavanshi said it was a spontaneous decision to get the air conditioners installed in all the four Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres (NRC) which come under his......
16:17, 2019-06-07

Walking tours in Amsterdam's Red Light District in jeopardy Tours of Amsterdam's Red Light District are scheduled to end in 2020. But the Prostitution Information Center says that's a bad idea and is fighting the ban....
22:34, 2019-05-31

Anthony Weiner complained about sex offenders in district before scandal Here’s another thing that gets a rise out of Anthony Weiner: other perverts. Long before the former Queens congressman earned himself a rap sheet for trading X-rated messages with a 15-year-old girl, he was getting hot and bothered about sex offenders living in the congressional district he represen...
10:34, 2019-05-28

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
18:51, 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
23:00, 2019-07-09

Terrorist Killed In Encounter In Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam District A terrorist has been shot dead by security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The operation is taking place at Chadoora area....
08:51, 2019-06-30

German district president found dead with gunshot wound Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head, according to a local media report. Police said there was no indication of suicide and that they were looking for a perpetrator....
18:17, 2019-06-03

Amsterdam mayor under fire for red-light district closure idea City’s first female mayor faces battle with sex workers over proposal intended to tackle human traffickingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city’s famous red-light district after raising the prospect of closing it down.Femke Halsema, a former leader of the nat...
21:34, 2019-07-04

Dozens Killed as Taliban Bombs in 4 Humvees Rip Through Afghan District Insurgents rammed the vehicles full of explosives into a compound that the government had moved once after militant fighters took over its original location....
21:17, 2019-06-30

97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts, the state's disaster management department said....
06:01, 2019-07-21

Amsterdam's first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district Amsterdam's first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Elephant Enters Farm, Kills Man In Chhattisgarh's Jashpur District A wild elephant attacked and killed a villager in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, the fifth such death reported from the area in just over a month, a forest department official said Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-07

Racist, anti-gay student flyers challenge Wyoming district CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — School officials in Wyoming’s largest city say they’re making changes after students distributed racist and anti-gay flyers at a junior high school. The leaflets at McCormick Junior High School in March told pre-teens to “Join the KKK” and that “It...
22:34, 2019-06-30

A Police Chief Was ‘Concerned’ About How His Department Handled Police Shootings, So He Kept It a Secret A Kansas police chief said that he was so concerned that his department was “contaminating” police shooting probes that he took several steps to address the issue, including continuing to employ allegedly corrupt officers, keeping broken policies in place and—most importantly—keeping all of this a s...
20:17, 2019-07-15

Germany: Killing of Kassel district president leaves locals aghast Walter Lübcke's neighbors and co-workers can't make sense of his death from a gunshot wound in a village on the outskirts of Kassel, in central Germany. They hope for relief from detectives working to solve the crime....
05:34, 2019-06-05

Crews battle 2-alarm fire at Lost Barrio Warehouse District TUCSON – Crews responded to a two-alarm building fire early Friday morning. Tucson Fire Department units were dispatched to The Lost Barrio Warehouse District, located in the 200 block of South Park Avenue just after 3 a.m., after multiple 911 calls reporting “heavy smoke and flames.” Up...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Appeal To Overturn Kentucky Derby Outcome Filed In US District Court LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Counsel for the owners of disqualified Derby horse Maximum Security has filed a motion to reverse the Stewards’ decision and restore the horse’s championship. Attorneys for Gary and Mary West are asking the court to restore Maximum Security’s origina...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Cops identify man suspected of trying to rape elderly woman in Financial District Police have identified the man wanted for trying to rape an elderly woman in Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, allegedly approached the 73-year-old while she was walking on Greenwich Street near Morris Street in the Financial District around 12:45 a.m. on July 7 and demanded she ha...
22:51, 2019-07-13

AOC reshapes Democratic Party from 'safe district,' Peggy Noonan writes Peggy Noonan, the Wall Street Journal columnist, penned a column published Thursday that examined Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's influence and effort to shape the Democratic Party -- and call out moderates-- from a "completely safe district."...
09:51, 2019-07-12

German district president found dead with gunshot wound — report Walter Lübcke was discovered in his garden with a gunshot wound to his head, according to a local media report. Police reportedly found no weapon at the scene....
09:51, 2019-06-03

Citigroup, Deutsche Bank leaving vast Financial District spaces Citigroup plans to leave 111 Wall St. entirely by the end of the year — an impending 900,000-square-foot vacancy that will leave FiDi with two huge empty office towers to fill. A bank representative told The Post, “We will exit 111 Wall St. by the time our lease expires in December 2019.” It was con...
22:00, 2019-06-18

Teen cheerleader appeared in ‘deeply offensive’ blackface video: district A high school cheerleader in California posted a “deeply offensive” video online of herself in blackface spouting a racial slur, school officials have confirmed. The unidentified white teen slathers dark makeup on her face and leans toward the camera to ask, “Who said I can’t say n—-r?,”...
22:51, 2019-06-04

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
04:17, 2019-06-18

Woman in California dies while taking photos at waterfall, fire district says A young woman died in northern California after she lost her footing while taking photos at Eagle Falls near Lake Tahoe, the fire protection district said in a statement Friday. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was taking photos at the falls in Emerald Bay, on the west side of Lake Tah...
21:17, 2019-06-01

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal side streets that make up Amsterdam’s famed re...
20:01, 2019-07-03

Voters in Pennsylvania’s 12th District head to the polls in special election Republican state Rep. Fred Keller is favored to best Penn State professor Marc Friedenberg (D) in the heavily Republican district, to which President Trump paid a visit Monday night....
17:51, 2019-05-21

In Recaptured Afghan District, Shattered Forces Show Hints of a Rebound Afghan forces recaptured the district of Khwaja Umari, which fell last year to the Taliban. It is a sign that younger leaders are making gains against the militants....
22:34, 2019-06-22

Creep busted for attacking, trying to rape elderly woman in the Financial District Police arrested a man Sunday night for allegedly trying to rape an elderly woman after brutally attacking her in lower Manhattan earlier this month. Clarence Bradley, 23, was busted on charges of attempted rape, robbery and public lewdness for approaching the 73-year-old while she was walking on Gre...
10:34, 2019-07-15

NY district attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that end cash bail fo...
02:34, 2019-07-09

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

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
20:17, 2019-05-21

Adobe trained AI to detect facial manipulation in Photoshop A team of Adobe and UC Berkeley researchers trained AI to detect facial manipulation in images edited with Adobe Photoshop. The researchers hope the tool will help restore trust in digital media at a time when deepfakes and fake faces are more common......
10:00, 2019-06-15

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, was named a historic place last month and announced ...
10:34, 2019-06-22

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
22:00, 2019-07-20

With Supreme Court Gerrymandering Ruling, States Left to Fight District Lines Out on Their Own (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court declared that federal judges have no role in settling disputes over partisan gerrymandering. The ruling this week could empower Republicans and Democrats w...
00:34, 2019-06-29

Maine legalizes medically assisted suicide, joining seven other states and District of Columbia Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with medication.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Kate Middleton's Many Facial Expressions Are the True Winners of Wimbledon While there were several champions at Wimbledon this weekend, Kate MIddleton's candid facial expressions have emerged the ultimate winners. The Duchess of Cambridge was spotted......
17:51, 2019-07-15

Spa of the week: We put The Ned's acne-busting fire and ice LED facial to the test The Ned Club Spa is one seriously stylish escape from the city. But, Rosie Fitzmaurice discovers there's more to this spa than its sparkling serene pool and plush furnishings...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Volkswagen Ameo Cup Receives National Recognition The Federation of Motorsport Clubs of India (FMSCI) has recognised the Volkswagen Ameo Cup as a National Championship. Newly christened as the Ameo Class in the National Championship, the series will......
16:51, 2019-06-11

Australia Will Hold Referendum on Indigenous Recognition Some Indigenous leaders said they were glad that the government had finally promised to hold a referendum after years of false starts, but they were wary of the governing party’s lack of details....
13:51, 2019-07-10

We Don't Need to 'Pause' Police Use of Face Recognition—We Need to Ban It Forever Facial recognition experts called to testify before a congressional hearing on Wednesday found themselves in broad agreement: Citing a litany of abuses, each pressed federal lawmakers to respond to the widespread, unregulated use of the technology by law enforcement at every level across the country...
23:51, 2019-05-22

UK's controversial use of face recognition to be challenged in court The first legal battle of the UK's use of face recognition technology begins today, the police today it helps them find suspects but critics say it is unlawful...
16:01, 2019-05-21

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Beat Your Feet or Step Out the Way: D.C. Council Introduces Bill to Make Go-Go 'the Official Music of the District' For almost 50 years, go-go has been the unofficial music of Washington, D.C. The former hallmark of Saturday nights in the metro area (also known as the DMV), go-go forebears like Chuck Brown and Rare Essence, and later acts like E.U., Backyard Band, and Mambo Sauce provided the soundtrack to family...
03:17, 2019-06-07

World Food Programme accesses Yemeni frontline district for first time since conflict began Amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis still unfolding in Yemen, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) has gained access to the rebel-held northern district of Nihm, for the first time since the war between Houthis and the Saudi-backed Government coalition escalated in 2015....
20:34, 2019-05-31

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
13:34, 2019-06-04

New Mexico AG issues health warning after 'vampire facial' clients contract HIV at spa “I am highly concerned that these procedures are not being regulated at the State and Federal level and am announcing a criminal investigation into this incident,” said New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas....
22:17, 2019-06-07

‘Social media recognition’ is overcrowding Everest, climber says A “drive for social media recognition” is what’s causing the treacherous overcrowding conditions on Mount Everest this year, an expert climber says. “It’s recognition instead of significance,” explained Adrian Hayes, a British mountaineer who has scaled Mount Everest, K2 and ...
13:17, 2019-05-28

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
08:51, 2019-06-24

Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Government Use of Face Recognition Tech On Tuesday, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city, including its police force. It’s the third ban of the tech by a U.S. city since May.Read more......
01:17, 2019-07-18

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
16:17, 2019-07-10

How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can) For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This feature, which rolled out in late 2017, uses machine ...
00:34, 2019-05-22

‘The city has changed beyond all recognition': Derelict London – in pictures Paul Talling photographs the land of long-forgotten tube stations, burnt-out mansions and gently decaying factoriesDerelict London, all new edition, is published by Penguin Random House Continue reading......
15:00, 2019-07-17

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban last month, Vice reported.Read more......
02:34, 2019-06-29

The Fiver | A round of applause in recognition of another glorious FA triumph Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!For the second time in less than a year, English football fans have been put in a situation that is quite frankly intolerable. Yes, it’s a semi-final of a major tournament, one step from glory, and we all know how these effing things usually pan out...
17:34, 2019-07-02

Apple HomePod now has voice recognition for multiple users Starting soon, Apple HomePod will be able to pick up on who's speaking and give them personalized recommendations and notifications for Apple Music, Messages, Notes, Reminders and more, all part of Apple HomePod's new multi-user feature.The feature was announced during the WWDC 2019 keynot...
00:51, 2019-06-04

NYC District Attorney Candidate Backed by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Claims Democratic Primary Victory In what will be a major upset to the Democratic Party machine and old-guard Democrats if it holds, a progressive and openly queer Latina attorney appears to have narrowly defeated the party’s pick in the primary election to become the next district attorney for the borough of Queens in New York City...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Herbivore Jade Facial Roller – can it improve my skin and bring me peace and harmony? I’m not sure it is doing much for my complexion, but it is certainly a gorgeous addition to any bathroomI have no idea what facial rolling with gemstones does. I understand that it is popular with lifestyle bloggers and various Kardashian satellites and, if it is good enough for them, you may as wel...
08:34, 2019-06-18

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a person's detailed facial expressions.Read More...
15:00, 2019-07-04

Katharine McPhee's Secrets to Being a "Calm and Collected" Bride Include a Facial and Xanax (Maybe) Katharine McPhee's wedding is approaching and she's staying calm. The actress is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, famed record producer David Foster, and with vows......
18:34, 2019-06-28

Alice Roberts: UK dragging its feet on recognition of humanist weddings TV scientist calls for government to speed up process of changing the lawThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts has said.Roberts, who is president of Humanists UK, called for the...
16:51, 2019-06-16

2 Peterborough eateries earn recognition for sustainability, new green routines The Peter Gzowski College dining hall and Tiny Greens Plant Cafe say they have been cracking down on food waste for a while and now have the credentials to prove it....
00:34, 2019-06-01

Manhattan District Attorney Refuses to Reopen Cases Handled by Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Since the release of Netflix’s haunting masterpiece When They See Us, karma has been working overtime to derail the lives and careers of former prosecutor Linda Fairstein and attorney Elizabeth Lederer—two of the biggest beneficiaries of the Exonerated Five’s 1990 convictions....
06:17, 2019-06-19

Beyond the protests, BP starts a new era - but how far does it go? In a deal heralded as a "turning point" for the fossil fuels industry, oil giant BP has accepted that its plans for the future must now embrace the terms of the Paris climate change agreement....
22:17, 2019-05-21

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts on Facebook, the sheriff’s office said. So the de...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Opinion: Brooks Koepka deserves more recognition for the way he has dominated golf world Brooks Koepka is making history in front of our eyes with four major wins in the last 23 months. It's time he got the recognition he deserves.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city of Anaheim, Calif., have been impressed with the re...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Australia promises national vote on recognition of indigenous people by 2022 Australia will hold a national vote within three years on whether to include recognition of indigenous people in its constitution, the government said on Wednesday, an issue that has spurred decades of often heated debate....
08:00, 2019-07-10

New PS4 Controller revealed as Sony PlayStation patents next-gen face recognition tech New Sony patents have emerged that suggest the company may be targetting face recognition in its next-generation pads - here's everything you need to know....
11:34, 2019-06-02

Test of Amazon's Face Recognition by Orlando Cops Ends as a Devastating Flop Orlando has ended its pilot trial of Rekognition, Amazon’s face recognition system, with no current plans for future tests. But the city hasn’t suddenly had a change of heart due to ethical concerns about the technology—they reportedly just couldn’t get it to work.Read more......
22:51, 2019-07-19

America's Biggest Police Body-Cam Manufacturer Bans Face Recognition Surveillance—for Now Axon, America’s biggest police body camera manufacturer, is currently banning the use of face recognition technology in its products after its independent ethics board said Thursday that the “technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use on body-worn cameras” due to “unequal and unreliabl...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Major object recognition systems favor people with more money, Facebook AI study says Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more money.Read More...
01:17, 2019-06-08

'The nation is watching': Virginia governor orders special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-04

US Government starts to relax Huawei ban The US government has started to ease its ban on domestic companies doing business with Huawei, stating that some firms will be licensed to supply the Chinese giant.Huawei has been frozen out of the US device and telecoms equipment markets for several years, and earlier this year was effectively bla...
23:00, 2019-07-11

Oxygen OS 9.5.8 starts rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro OnePlus is one of the few companies known to deliver updates to their phones on a regular basis and it is staying on that right track with the OnePlus 7 Pro.The OnePlus 7 Pro was widely criticized of having a camera that captures bleak colors that lack a bit in vibrancy, and within less than a month...
15:17, 2019-06-19

HQ Trivia's fourth season starts at 9 PM ET About a year and a half after it first popped up on our mobile screens, HQ Trivia is launching "season four" tonight at 9 PM ET with several gameplay tweaks and a refreshed cast of hosts. The trivia game streams live to player's phones and offers rea......
03:01, 2019-05-22

How to Avoid Dooming Your Date Before It Even Starts You asked someone out, and they said yes, but plenty of things can go wrong between now and the actual date. Here's how to keep the spark alive in the meantime....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Prime Day 2019: What it is, when it starts, how to participate Digital Black Friday is coming — and the crowds are online, not on line. The online blowout sale that is Amazon Prime Day 2019 will span 48 hours this year, beginning at midnight. The two-day discount event running Monday through Tuesday is open exclusively to Prime members in certain markets — incl...
18:51, 2019-07-15

The road starts to get a bit more difficult for USWNT In the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. has gone from favorites and defending champs to hated targets. All it took was a 13-0 opening humiliation of outmanned Thailand, each goal punctuated by its own celebration. If the Americans weren’t ensured of getting their opponents’ best, they are now, starting w...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Why DTM race starts have become so tricky in 2019 Several DTM drivers have explained why race starts are proving more difficult to execute in 2019, after a change in the technical regulations put more onus on individual performance...
15:17, 2019-06-19

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in World War II, are rarely for sale to begin with — and one in such good shape that was actually used in ...
23:34, 2019-05-28

The Humongous Hyundai Palisade Starts at $31,550 The 2020 Hyundai Palisade is the automaker’s largest son ever. It has three rows of seats and comes in either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive. And now we also have word on pricing....
16:00, 2019-06-12

Leaked Huawei Mate 30 Pro images show front display, face recognition tech Unofficial shots of the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 Pro have leaked out on Chinese social media site Weibo, giving us one of our clearest looks yet at what Huawei's next flagship phone could have in store.The images, reposted at Tme.net, show a large, curved front display and what seems to be some ...
15:51, 2019-07-14

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of face recognition tools at U.S. ports of entry.Rea...
00:17, 2019-07-11

New era for users of Android's Messages app starts later this month Instead of continuing to wait for carriers worldwide to get together to support the global rollout of Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is taking the next generation of Android messaging into its own hands. According to The Verge, starting later this month in the U.K. and France, Android use...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 billion.Read More...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Slack starts trading on NYSE with $23B valuation The initial public offering of Slack Technologies, the fast-growing workplace messaging and communication platform, opened at a price of $38.50 per share, valuing it at more than $23 billion, well above the $16 billion reference point set by the New York Stock Exchange. Slack went the unusual route ...
20:00, 2019-06-20

‘Grow with Google’ starts Monday in Tucson Getty Images TUCSON – Google is inviting Tucsonans to join its free digital workshop on Monday. “Grow with Google” offers resources to expand your digital skills, whether you are a business owner, looking for a new job or just wanting to learn more. Workshops and coaching sessions will be held from ...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
05:34, 2019-07-14

‘SEC on CBS’ schedules starts with Alabama-South Carolina Alabama at South Carolina on Sept. 14 will start CBS’ SEC football schedule this season; Notre Dame’s trip to Georgia the next week positioned to be prime-time game for network...
23:17, 2019-05-29

Nokia 8.1 Price Slashed in India, Now Starts at Rs. 19,999 Nokia 8.1 has received a price cut worth Rs. 7,000 on both the 4GB and 6GB RAM variants of the phone and is now available from Nokia e-store and Amazon.in....
21:34, 2019-06-08

Aston Martin Kick Starts Production Of Its First SUV - The DBX Real world testing of the DBX has already been started and over the last few months the DBX has been put through its paces in all environments from the Arctic Circle to the unique challenges of the......
11:34, 2019-06-13

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan, advisor to state Governor today flagged off the......
10:01, 2019-05-28

Tottenham's Kane starts UCL final vs. Liverpool Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will start the Champions League final against Liverpool in Madrid after making a full recovery from an ankle injury....
21:51, 2019-06-01

Jagannath Rath Yatra Starts Tomorrow: All You Need To Know The world-famous Jagannath Rath Yatra will begin tomorrow from Puri in Odisha. For Jagannath Rath Yatra, lakhs of people will converge at Jagannath Puri to witness Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and......
13:34, 2019-07-03

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik’s legs and ran right past her, I thought to myself, Oooo that was sick, and if it ends with a goal.......
23:51, 2019-06-13

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a world-renowned location for astronomy. It’s al...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Amsterdam mulling over 'fundamental' changes to red light district Amsterdam is proposing "fundamental" changes to its famed red light district to ensure the rights of sex workers, prevent crime and reduce nuisance.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-03

A new waterfront town for Londoners: £1bn Thames Estuary district is being 'home zoned' for schools and culture With a deep-water container port that will house a huge new media city, the waterfront town of Thurrock will be 'home zoned' for schools, culture and community....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Albania: Parliament starts procedure to oust the president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started the procedure to oust President Ilir Meta for violating the constitution with his attempt to cancel upcoming municipal elections. Taulant Balla of the governing Socialist Party parliamentary group said Monday 55 lawmakers had made the req...
15:17, 2019-06-17

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to brows......
23:17, 2019-07-15

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on May 21, 2019. The company also launched a Windows health dashboard to track its progress.Read More...
02:17, 2019-05-22

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term....
18:00, 2019-05-22

| Under US pressure, Afghan army starts closing checkpoints Only a tangle of razor wire marks the entrance of a remote Afghan army checkpoint that may soon be shuttered as the government closes vulnerable outposts after years of losses to Taliban fighters and desertions....
11:17, 2019-06-18

Tour de France starts in Belgium: Cycling as a lifestyle At the start of the 2019 Tour de France, Belgium enjoyed a huge cycling party. The country's love for cycling is deeply ingrained in its culture — and not even a Dutch win could dampen the atmosphere....
15:17, 2019-07-07

Big Boyz Toyz Kick Starts Online Sales Big Boy Toyz, a pre-owned, multi-brand luxury car dealer, has kick started sales online. The company has put a transparent e-booking mechanism in place, and has been able to generate almost 50 per......
08:51, 2019-06-29

Tuesday Forecast: A warming trend starts today TUCSON – Unseasonably cool temperatures will give way to a strong warming trend through the week as high pressure builds over Mexico. Yesterday, a weather system passed to our north. This brought Southern Arizona gusty winds and cooler temperatures yesterday. Yesterday’s daytime high only rea...
14:34, 2019-05-29

No. 1 Naomi Osaka finally starts her French Open on Day 3 Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open        ...
12:34, 2019-05-28

Dark mode starts showing up in Gmail for Android Gmail is one of the not so many Google apps that hasn't yet received a proper dark mode. Meanwhile, Drive, Keep and Google's app have all received the highly-anticipated dark theme so that everyone can enjoy it.Well, it looks like Google is working hard to make Gmail users happy as well. AndroidPoli...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
00:01, 2019-06-16

Blackstone Starts Selling Out of Home-Rental Empire The private-equity firm late Tuesday sold more than $1 billion of shares of Invitation Homes, the giant single-family home landlord it launched following the financial crisis....
23:34, 2019-05-29

Tesla starts selling used Model 3 cars online Until now, buying a used Tesla Model 3 has usually entailed tracking down a reseller or spotting a sale from an individual owner. Now, though, it's just a matter of visiting Tesla's website. The EV maker has started selling used Model 3s online in......
15:34, 2019-06-16

U.S. Postal Service Starts Testing Self-Driving Trucks The U.S. Postal Service is testing self-driving trucks on a more than 1,000-mile mail run between Phoenix and Dallas, the post office’s first use of the technology for long hauls....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Tour de France starts in Belgium: Cycling as a lifestyle At the start of the 2019 Tour de France, Belgium enjoyed a huge cycling party. The country's love for cycling is deeply engrained in their culture - and not even a Dutch win could dampen the atmosphere....
02:51, 2019-07-07

'Gears 5' multiplayer test starts July 19th The Coalition and Microsoft have offered a peek at Gears 5's cooperative Escape mode, but how does its competitive gameplay fare? You might find out very shortly if you're committed to the franchise. The companies are launching a Multiplayer Techni......
00:17, 2019-07-07

Barrel-Maker Starts Construction On Cooperage In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A barrel manufacturer has started construction on a $66.5 million cooperage in eastern Kentucky that’s expected to create 220 jobs in coming years. The Commonwealth Cooperage being built at Morehead by Independent Stave Co. is another sign of growth in the state’s b...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for the game, as it opened with a solid display in Cairo. Pla...
23:51, 2019-06-23

It may become impossible to tell if Iran starts making a nuclear bomb US hostility to arms control treaties has put Iran back on a path to building nuclear weapons, and inspectors could be left blind if the deal collapses...
08:17, 2019-05-22

The USWNT Got Sweet Revenge, But Now The Real Work Starts One could mount an argument that the United States’ long-term interests at this here World Cup would have been better served had they thrown their group-stage finale against Sweden yesterday and given themselves an easier path to the final. Let your opponents win Group F and let them deal with the F...
19:17, 2019-06-21

Opinion: Modi's election victory starts a new era for India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his BJP party have won India's general election. On the way to victory, Modi has completely changed the country and ushered in a new era for Indian politics, DW's Mahesh Jha writes....
19:51, 2019-05-23

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

Apple starts selling diabetes monitors in its stores Apple's health push now includes more tools for diabetics. Apple retail stores have started carrying a diabetes tracking product -- in this case, One Drop's blood glucose monitor. It's not a continuous monitor (you have to lance yourself), but its Bl......
22:34, 2019-06-27

Firefox starts blocking third-party cookies by default Mozilla turned on Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox, improved Facebook Container, rebranded Lockbox to Lockwise, and updated Firefox Monitor.Read More...
17:34, 2019-06-04

German 'Shariah Police' retrial starts in Wuppertal Seven men accused of forming a "Shariah Police" brigade in western Germany have gone on trial. The group allegedly patrolled the streets of Wuppertal in orange vests, telling people to abstain from music and alcohol....
15:34, 2019-05-21

South Africa’s Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country’s new parliament voted him to lead the country for a five-year term. South Africa’s lawmakers were sworn into the legislative body in Cape Town follo...
17:51, 2019-05-22

UAE telco du starts pre-orders for 5G-enabled Huawei Mate 20 X Following the release of the ZTE Axon Pro 10, which was the first 5G-enabled phone to be officially sold the UAE, du is now starting pre-orders for the Huawei Mate 20 X 5G. The phone is expected to be on sale on the July 18 but you can pre-order one today.The phone is being offered by du on a 24-mon...
17:17, 2019-07-04

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Starts, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
07:00, 2019-07-14

Apple’s Biggest Event of the Year Starts Monday. Here’s What to Expect Apple is planning to unleash a slew of new apps, features and development tools at its annual software conference. To improve its devices and strengthen its connection to customers, the consumer technology giant will continue to walk a fine line between wooing outside app makers while also competing...
23:34, 2019-05-30

Tesla starts locking down features on entry-level Model 3 Tesla's entry-level Model 3 has been available to order for a while (lately in limited form), but early buyers have technically been getting more -- without the promised software lock, drivers were effectively getting the upgraded Standard Range Plus......
03:34, 2019-05-27

Economy in focus as India PM Modi starts second term without key aide Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take his oath of office on Thursday along with his ministers, though he suffered a setback at the start of his second term when key aide and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley opted out of the next government....
09:00, 2019-05-30

Microsoft starts testing Internet Explorer mode for Edge Microsoft's ever-expanding tests for its Chromium-based Edge browser have reached the corporate crowd. The software firm has started enabling enterprise features in Edge's Dev builds, most notably the vaunted Internet Explorer mode. If a company ab......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Navy starts building new massive, 50-ton undersea attack drone The Navy is planning to launch a massive, 50-ton undersea drone to expand mission scope, increase attack options, integrate large high-tech sensors, further safeguard manned combat crews and possibly fire torpedoes -- all while waging war under the ocean surface....
18:00, 2019-06-03

Russia starts giving passports to Ukrainians from Donetsk, Luhansk Russian authorities have given out the first passports to residents of Ukraine's separatist regions, shrugging off international criticism. Kyiv said it would never recognize documents issued by the "aggressor country."...
19:00, 2019-06-14

Favorite Johnson pledges tax cut as race to succeed PM May officially starts Boris Johnson promised tax cuts for higher earners if he becomes Britain's next prime minister as the crowded race to replace Theresa May officially begins on Monday in the shadow of Brexit turmoil....
15:00, 2019-06-10

Mexico starts talks in Washington early over U.S. tariff threat Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Sunday she would meet with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington on Monday, two days before the neighboring countries are due to discuss possible tariffs on Mexican goods....
23:17, 2019-06-02

Bundesliga: RB Leipzig want Timo Werner decision before season starts RB Leipzig have signed a talented French midfielder from PSG but Julian Nagelsmann's side are still fighting to keep hold of Timo Werner. Keep up with all of the Bundesliga moves right here!...
03:00, 2019-07-20

Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to be placed in orbit for the United Arab Emirates, European space authorities said on Thursday....
00:17, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Nadal-Thiem final at French Open starts The latest on the French Open: The men's final between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem has started at Roland Garros.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-09

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
02:51, 2019-06-08

Hype starts now as Jack Hughes, Kaapo Kakko go 1-2 in NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — It might have gone just as expected, but now the excitement is tangible. The first two picks of the 2019 NHL draft on Friday night played out as so many expected they would. The Devils took American center Jack Hughes with the first-overall pick and the Rangers followed...
06:17, 2019-06-22

Deutsche Bank chairman signals cuts are in store as AGM starts Deutsche Bank Chairman Paul Achleitner on Thursday signaled cuts are in store at Germany's largest lender and that the chief executive would soon elaborate on the topic at the bank's annual general meeting....
10:51, 2019-05-23

NYC Changes Major Avenue To One-Way With Little Warning, Immediately Starts Ticketing Drivers On Tuesday morning, the New York City Department of Transportation suddenly changed the direction of traffic on 11th Avenue for an eight-block stretch, removing all northbound lanes. The trouble is the DOT didn’t warn anyone about the changes, and the NYPD started writing tickets almost immediately...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Motorola starts pushing Android 9.0 Pie to the unlocked Moto Z3 Play in the US Motorola continues to bring some of its smartphones to the latest version of Android, and the last device to receive a major OS update is the Moto Z3 Play. If you own Motorola's mid-range handset and you're located in the US, there's a high chance that you'll be able to download and install Android ...
07:34, 2019-06-07

U.S. Cellular starts selling the LG G8 ThinQ, launch promotion offers $200 off LG's flagship, the G8 ThinQ is already available in the US at just about every major carrier. U.S. Cellular has just announced that it has joined the carriers that offer the LG G8 ThinQ, so starting today, customers will be able to buy it in stores and online.Alright, this might not be the greats ne...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry: state TV Russia has started releasing a group of captive killer whales whose detention in Russia's Far East has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
16:17, 2019-06-20

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry - state TV Russia has begun releasing a group of almost 100 captive whales into the wild whose detention in Russia's Far East since last year has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Renault starts recovery process over Ghosn's suspect expenses Renault's board members were asking the group's representatives to liaise with counterparts at Nissan to explore legal action to recover sums paid for by the Dutch jointly-owned subsidiary Renault-Nissan BV, the board said in a statement....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Dedicated Galaxy S10 camera night mode starts to roll out in the US Samsung has improved the dedicated Night mode on its camera app for the Galaxy S10 series of phones to the point where it competes with and possibly even surpasses that of Google’s Night Sight for the Pixel. Previously, the feature was only available in certain regions of the world, but as of ...
01:34, 2019-07-03

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring Microsoft is starting to test its Windows 10 19H2 feature release, which will basically be similar to a Cumulative Update with new features turned off by default....
02:17, 2019-07-02

Pamplona starts annual bull-running festival with a bang Party-goers and bull-running fans packed the main square in Pamplona on Saturday to cheer the launch of a firecracker which marks the start of the northern Spanish city's annual San Fermin festival....
22:17, 2019-07-06

Redmi 7A Debuts in India, Price Starts at Rs. 5,999: Event Highlights Xiaomi has launched Redmi 7A in India today. The Redmi 7A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for the base variant with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage....
11:51, 2019-07-04

U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
22:51, 2019-06-07

2019 Mahindra Mojo 300 ABS Starts Arriving At Dealerships; Launch Soon The Mahindra Mojo 300 is all set to go back on sale, albeit with the addition of ABS. In fact, the dual-channel ABS-equipped version has started arriving at dealerships and the model sports a number......
17:34, 2019-07-08

Another US carrier starts selling the LG Stylo 5 at a slightly lower price LG Stylo 5 made its debut in the United States over the weekend when AT&T's wholly owned subsidiary Cricket Wireless announced it has added the budget-friendly smartphone to its portfolio. Today, another US carrier confirmed it has started to sell the LG Stylo 5 – Boost Mobile.Unlike Cricket which o...
03:51, 2019-07-02

Martens starts for Netherlands while Rapinoe returns for U.S. in World Cup final Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women's World Cup final on Sunday against holders the United States, who recalled winger Megan Rapinoe into the first team after she sat out the semi-final....
18:17, 2019-07-07

Tunisia starts marketing 7-year euro-denominated bond The Republic of Tunisia has started marketing a seven-year euro-denominated bond with an initial price guidance of around 6.875%, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wednesday....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win "Serena Williams began her French Open preparations with a routine 6-4 6-2 victory over Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in the opening round of the Italian Open on Monday."...
01:51, 2019-05-22

Comcast's Xfinity Mobile starts selling iPads and Apple Watch Xfinity Mobile, Comcast's wireless carrier that operates as an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) on Verizon's network, has decided to expand its offering two years after launch. Besides phones, Xfinity Mobile will sell tablets and smartwatches starting this week.At the moment, the carrier will ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Very Orioles Sequence Starts With Highlight Catch And Ends With Injury And Failure This was a very valiant effort from Orioles outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. The ball was driven pretty good to left by Rougned Odor; Asdrúbal Cabrera, on first base with two outs, is running on contact. By tracking this ball down, Smith might’ve kept a run off the board. But he also plowed into the wall...
05:00, 2019-06-07

Russia starts delivery of S-400 missile system to Turkey, setting up standoff with US The first shipment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system has landed in Ankara, in a move that sets up a potential showdown between Turkey and the United States....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Saudi-led coalition starts operation to target military positions in Sanaa The Saudi-led coalition said it started an operation to target military positions in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, according to state TV early on Saturday....
04:00, 2019-07-20

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Russia starts mixing dirty oil with clean at Ust-Luga - ministry official Russia has started diluting clean crude with contaminated oil at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga where the organic chloride content is not expected to exceed 4 parts per million (ppm), TASS cited an energy ministry official on Thursday....
13:34, 2019-07-18

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections....
20:01, 2019-07-18

Santa Anita Starts Independent Reviews Of All Horses After Deaths Rise To 29 SANTA ANITA, Cali. (NBC News)– California horse racing regulators said Wednesday they will require all horses to undergo independent reviews before they’re allowed to race at the famed Santa Anita Park, where 29 horses have died or have been put to death since Christmas. There were 26 eq...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Why India’s Essar decision could kill the distressed debt market before it starts The insolvency and bankruptcy code is supposed to do wonderful things for India, but a leftfield decision on creditors this week will have a number of unhelpful side-effects....
11:34, 2019-07-19

India starts counting 600 million votes, Modi in pole position India began counting about 600 million votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party predicted to win a clear majority....
09:00, 2019-05-23

Kevin Durant confirms ruptured Achilles: ‘Road back starts now’ The NBA’s worst fears have been confirmed. Kevin Durant, who left in the second quarter of the Warriors’ Game 5 win in Toronto, did indeed rupture his Achilles tendon, and underwent surgery Wednesday, providing a bit more clarity for his impending free agency. Durant announced the news on his Instag...
22:34, 2019-06-12

Reminder: game changing "Text to Switch" rule starts on Monday It's about to get a whole lot easier for mobile phone users in the UK to change to a new contract or network when the new Text to Switch rules come into effect on Monday.The process of changing mobile carriers or contracts has always been a bit of a hassle for consumers but with Text to Switch,...
22:34, 2019-06-28

Yasiel Puig Starts Very Uncommon Double Play With Very Badass Throw Harrison Bader of the St. Louis Cardinals is really, really fast, but that speed certainly does not give him license to behave in a disrespectful manner! Thursday night against the Reds, Bader tried to go from first to third on a blooper to right field, which practically invited the rally-suffocatin...
13:34, 2019-07-19

Ricin attack plot trial starts for Tunisian-German couple The couple on trial was charged with preparing a terrorist attack with a poison 6,000 times more lethal than cyanide. They were supporters of the "Islamic State."...
12:34, 2019-06-07

Apple starts China app development program in services business push Apple Inc has started a program in Shanghai to help Chinese developers create apps as part of the iPhone maker's efforts to build out its services business in one of its most critical overseas markets....
07:51, 2019-07-10

Economy Week Ahead: Housing Starts, Existing Home Sales In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on housing starts and existing home sales, and the Federal Reserve will release its policy statement....
09:51, 2019-06-17

Tesla starts delivering the entry-level Model 3 with locked down features While demand for Tesla’s Model 3 has never been much of a problem, the company took its sweet time before making the $35,000 configuration available to prospective buyers. This naturally rubbed many the wrong way given that the entire impetus behind the Model 3 was to offer up an affordable EV...
01:51, 2019-05-28

Jury selection starts Monday in missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Trial is set to begin for a former University of Illinois graduate student accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting scholar from China. The death penalty is possible in the federal case that starts Monday against 29-year-old Brendt Christensen. Authorities say he tricked or f...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez starts graft trial she blasts as 'smokescreen' Argentina's populist ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner passed through a crowd of ardent supporters and into a Buenos Aires courthouse on Tuesday to undergo a graft trial she derided as a "smokescreen," days after kicking off her campaign for vice president on social media....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Geraint Thomas unfazed by co-leadership role as Tour de France starts "Geraint Thomas has told Eurosport that the decision to hand Egan Bernal joint leadership of Team Ineos alongside him at the Tour de France works in the team’s favour, insisting that he was not hurt by the decision."...
13:17, 2019-07-06

Canadian Grand Prix: LIVE updates as Vettel starts on pole "Sebastian Vettel put Ferrari on pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix for the second consecutive year, but can he hold off Lewis Hamilton for victory?"...
19:51, 2019-06-09

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ The post Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it&...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
03:34, 2019-06-15

Pelosi hits back at Trump: I'll work with him when he 'starts acting more presidential' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., knocked President Trump's behavior, suggesting he wasn't "presidential" when he called her "Crazy Nancy" during a news conference on Thursday....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Aviation Body Starts Audit Of Airlines, Airports In Monsoon-Hit Areas Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday it has started a special audit of all airlines and airports in monsoon-affected areas in the wake of multiple landing......
01:34, 2019-07-05

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just that morning she had been sexually abused. When her...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Anthony Joshua starts Garden’s move back to boxing’s forefront The Knicks and the Rangers aren’t using Madison Square Garden these days, which is why it will become the Mecca of Boxing again, starting June 1, when heavyweight champion of the United Kingdom makes his United States debut in the World’s Most Famous Arena. A week later, former middleweight champion...
08:34, 2019-05-25

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
00:00, 2019-06-08

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign to emphasize country ownership and community empowerment to improve malaria prevention and care....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Deutsche Bank starts cutting London jobs with 18,000 at risk worldwide Some staff in London reported to be in tears after hearing their jobs have goneWhat went wrong at Deutsche Bank?Profile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian Sewing Nils Pratley: Deutsche Bank is clutching at strawsDeutsche Bank started slashing thousands of jobs in the City of London and in New York only...
00:34, 2019-07-09

Joe Biden on Crime and Mass Incarceration During the ’80s and ’90s, Mr. Biden helped shepherd a string of bills that transformed the criminal justice system — and, experts say, hurt America’s black communities....
15:34, 2019-06-28

This Has to Be the Weirdest Car Engine Ever Mass-Produced For the most part, car engines are pretty conservative things—the vast majority of the cars you see and drive use one of a handful of basic engine designs and layouts. That’s why unusual engine designs—air-cooling, rotaries, radials, whatever—are so fascinating—they’re a working, revving reminder th...
21:17, 2019-07-02

You Can Now Play Mass Effect 2 In First-Person The Mass Effect games are third-person by design, but that hasn’t stopped LordEmil1 from creating a mod that lets PC gamers play the best of them—Mass Effect 2—from a first-person perspective....
06:51, 2019-06-20

Kim holds mass celebration in Xi's honor Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and North Korea, underscoring their alliance amid challenges posed by the United States....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic Is Being Investigated Officials are seeking the reason for an “unusual mortality event” that has left 41 humpback whales dead since early 2016 from North Carolina to Maine....
15:51, 2019-05-21

Mark Esper’s sprint to confirmation starts as Pentagon’s third acting chief takes over IT’S SHOWTIME: At precisely 3:04 p.m. yesterday, Mark Esper reverted to being the secretary of the Army and officially became the nominee to serve as the second defense secretary of President Trump’s administration. That’s when Esper’s nomination paperwork was transmitted to the U.S. Senate — a mere...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Tired of Hearing Leader Criticized, Pakistani Lawmaker Starts Banning Words After the opposition kept calling Prime Minister Imran Khan a leader “selected” by the country’s military, the deputy speaker banned the description. The debate is not over....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels of exertion, that limit is burning calories at 2.5 times our resting metabolic rate. After that, our bodies start feeding off their own tissue and fa...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Hurricane season starts Saturday as forecasters eye developing system in the Gulf of Mexico The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Saturday, and, as if on cue, a storm could be forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-01

China's Didi Chuxing starts ride-hailing services in Chile, Colombia Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia, as part of its push into Latin America....
05:51, 2019-06-06

Pilot Phase Of New Driver’s License Rollout Starts In Franklin County June 28 FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Franklin County on Friday, June 28 as part of the pilot phase of issuance in the state. Franklin County residents are urged to gather required documents before visiting the Circuit Court Clerk office to apply. “We’r...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Trial for Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner starts with a focus on 2016 meeting, op-ed Prosecutors and defense attorneys spent the first day of the trial for retired Gen. Michael Flynn's ex-lobbying partner focused on a September 2016 meeting Flynn and others had with Turkish officials and an opinion piece Flynn published online on election day 2016....
07:51, 2019-07-16

Apple ends a six-year drought for the Mac Pro with an insanely powerful, redesigned new model that starts at $5,999 Apple Apple just announced and showed off its new Mac Pro computer, a computer that hasn't been updated since 2013. The new Mac Pro has a completely different design than the 2013 "trashcan" Mac Pro. It looks like a traditional desktop tower PC, albeit with a little more chrome and shiny metal than ...
02:17, 2019-06-04

Pilot phase of new driver’s license rollout starts in Franklin County today FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)- Kentucky’s new driver’s licenses will begin rolling out in Franklin County on Friday, June 28 as part of the pilot phase of issuance in the state. Franklin County residents are urged to gather required documents before visiting the Circuit Court Clerk office to apply. “We’r...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Google Starts Rolling Out Options to Auto-Delete Web & App, Location Histories Every Few Months Google has begun rolling out features first announced in May that will allow users to set a time limit after which the giant will automatically delete location history rather than continue to hoard it forever, per TechCrunch. Another feature to do the same with web and app histories also appears to ...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Valve's latest 'Dota' spinoff is 'Underlords,' free beta starts next week Now that Dota Auto Chess mod maker Drodo has announced plans to release PC Auto Chess as an Epic Games Store exclusive, Valve is releasing its standalone version, dubbed Dota Underlords. In this game, players join the game with seven others while "bu......
07:00, 2019-06-14

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)—elected to shut off power to customers...
01:34, 2019-06-11

Post Malone announces Swae Lee will join his Runaway Tour, which starts in September Post Malone announced Monday that Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh will appear as openers during his Runaway Tour.        ...
10:01, 2019-07-18

China Brokerage's $2 Billion Offering Kick-Starts London Stock Link Chinese brokerage Huatai Securities plans to raise as much as $2 billion selling London-listed share-backed instruments this week, reviving the postponed Shanghai-London Stock Connect program....
15:34, 2019-06-12

Notre Dame celebrates first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers....
03:51, 2019-06-16

Notre Dame Celebrates First Mass Since Going Ablaze Two months to the day since fire engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral and destroyed much of its roof and vaulted ceiling, the archbishop of Paris has offered the first Mass in the charred building that is still in danger of partial collapse....
21:34, 2019-06-15

2 Dead, 17 Injured In Japan Mass Stabbing A mass stabbing rampage outside of Tokyo on Tuesday killed a schoolgirl, and the suspected attacker was also dead after turning his knife on himself, according to local media....
05:34, 2019-05-28

At least 11 killed in Virginia Beach mass shooting: What we know A shooter opened fire workers at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 11 people and wounding others. Here's what we know so far.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-01

Mass immigration raids set to begin this Sunday By Julia Ainsley WASHINGTON — Nationwide immigration raids that were postponed three weeks ago are now scheduled to begin on Sunday, two senior Department of Homeland Security officials told NBC News. The mass raids, to be conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, are set to target roughly 2...
16:34, 2019-07-11

Two die, 15 injured in Japan mass stabbing – video A 57-year old man attacked a group of people, including more than a dozen schoolgirls, at a bus stop in Kawasaki City before fatally injuring himself. One schoolgirl and one adult died from their injuries. Thirteen girls aged six or seven were injured. The attack took place on Tuesday morning in Kaw...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Gun Manufacturers Sued Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting The parents of a woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturers of the AR-15 style rifles used by the gunman....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is echoed by her community and is a crucial part of reco...
17:17, 2019-07-08

Coup bid prompts mass arrests in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest region....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Notre Dame to celebrate first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers....
04:34, 2019-06-15

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
17:51, 2019-06-10

James Holzhauer wins 25th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, starts donating prize money “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer did it again Wednesday — this time raking in $71,885. Now, with $1,939,027 and 25 consecutive wins under his belt, the professional sports gambler is more than halfway to beating rival Ken Jennings’ grand total and a third of the way to beating his 74-win...
02:00, 2019-05-23

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
23:34, 2019-06-16

Women's semi-finals due for simultaneous starts, Federer-Nadal to play on Philippe Chatrier "The women\u0027s semi-finals at the French Open will start at the same time on Friday morning due to schedule problems following Wednesday\u0027s rain delay."...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Instagram Starts Test To Hide Number of Likes Posts Receive for Users in 7 Countries Some users opening their Instagram apps will notice a difference in the popular social media site. The number of likes, typically displayed under users’ posts will no longer be visible. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, announced on Wednesday that some users in seven countries will not be...
01:17, 2019-07-19

Apex Legends Season 2 Starts July 2, Includes Ranked Mode, New Weapon, New Legend Apex Legends Season 2 is called “Battle Charge,” and it begins on July 2. Electronic Arts confirmed this date at EA Play this morning, where it revealed more details about Season 2 including a new character as well as a new weapon returning from Titanfall 2....
21:51, 2019-06-08

Trump Stops Pretending He Opposed Racist Chant and Starts Smearing Ilhan Omar Again Because this is a story that won’t die, President Trump opened up a predictable new front in his war against Ilhan Omar and the progressive Squad on Friday by attacking the “crazed” media for covering his supporters’ racist rally chants at all....
16:51, 2019-07-19

Fed officials and Trump's latest trade threat could decide whether June starts with a market swoon A Fed policy conference will be a big focus in the week ahead after President Trump's tariff threat against Mexico raised expectations for interest rate cuts....
02:51, 2019-06-01

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in Kanagawa Prefecture. WATCH NOW....
03:01, 2019-05-29

Virginia Beach tries to dispel "rumors" about mass shooting Officials in Virginia Beach are pushing back against what they describe as "rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation" about the recent mass shooting in a municipal building....
02:17, 2019-06-14

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
02:17, 2019-06-05

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Marches against Sudan's ruling generals are taking place in the capital city and across the country. Organizers said security services had stormed their offices without warning ahead of the Sunday's demonstrations....
19:34, 2019-06-30

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the country’s Gay Pride week. Tuesday’s event involved an unofficial wedding ceremony for 23 gay couples, who walked down the aisle, took vows an...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Mass prosecutions for illegal immigrants are ineffective, says lawyer TUCSON, Ariz. — The immigration crisis in Arizona’s second-largest city plays out five days a week as grim-faced US Marshals escort groups of up to 75 migrants, handcuffed and shackled at the waist and ankles, into a grand second-floor courtroom in a downtown federal building. Most are from Central ...
06:01, 2019-06-23

Trump says mass migrant deportation program delayed US President Donald Trump says he'll hold back the planned sweep of migrants in 10 American citiies for two weeks. The Democrats denounced the plan as "injecting terror into our communities."...
00:34, 2019-06-23

Trump to launch mass family deportations: report President Trump has ordered ICE to start rounding up migrant families who have already received deportation orders as early as this Sunday, an operation that could begin with predawn raids in major US cities on Sunday, a new report said Friday. The “family op,” as ICE and the Department of Homeland ...
02:34, 2019-06-22

US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation An American bomb left over from World War II has been defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated...
17:17, 2019-07-07

Grand jury records on mass lynching once again before court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court plans to rehear arguments on unsealing the transcripts from grand jury proceedings in the unsolved lynching of two black couples in rural Georgia more than 70 years ago. A white mob killed the four sharecroppers at Moore’s Ford Bridge in July 1946. FBI ag...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Louisville pitcher's mom looking for stolen CWS jersey, taken while they were at Mass Louisville pitcher Adam Elliott's College World Series jersey was stolen while his family was at Mass in Omaha. His mom is trying to track it down.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-28

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
15:51, 2019-06-30

| Five protesters killed as mass demos rock Sudan Five Sudanese demonstrators were killed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets to demand civilian rule in the first mass rally since a bloody crackdown on protesters -- a show of people power despite heavy troop deployments by the ruling gen...
04:17, 2019-07-01

This Oddly Cute Little Car Was the First Mass-Produced 4x4 Passenger Car Even Before the Jeep Four-wheel drive vehicles have been around longer than you may realize; there were experiments by Joseph Diplock in 1893, and the first real car Ferdinand Porsche engineered, the 1900 Lohner-Porsche Mixed Hybrid, was a 4WD hybrid electric car. When we think of mass-produced 4WD passenger cars, thoug...
01:17, 2019-05-23

Gay Israelis hold mass wedding to campaign for same-sex unions ‘We will marry, and in a huge way,’ organisers say of wedding ceremony not legally recognised in IsraelTwenty-three gay couples have held an unofficial mass wedding in Tel Aviv, walking down the aisle and exchanging vows to highlight the country’s discrimination against same-sex unions.Hundreds of f...
14:00, 2019-06-05

In "Factcheck", Trinamool Says Mass Switch To BJP Happened "At Gunpoint" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress gave the BJP a "fact-check" this morning after a large number of its leaders jumped ships to the BJP on Tuesday. The party also alleged that people were "forced"......
11:17, 2019-05-29

What's Causing the Huge Mass Anomaly Beneath the Moon? The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole. And scientists think they might know the source of this anomaly.Read more......
02:00, 2019-06-12

Strange mass found hidden under a crater on the moon Baylor University researchers found a huge mass under the South Pole-Aitken basin that’s about five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii.       ...
03:51, 2019-06-12

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate change?...
15:17, 2019-06-28

Notre Dame Cathedral to hold first mass since fire A small mass will be held at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Saturday evening -- the first since a fire destroyed the structure's spire, parts of the roof and vault in April....
00:34, 2019-06-14

| Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun Mexican authorities say they have freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call centre in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business....
22:51, 2019-07-04

Trump's Threatened Mass Deportations Are Still a Very Real Possibility Several weeks ago, the Washington Post reported plans by the Trump administration to order immigration authorities to begin conducting mass raids on undocumented immigrants. Trump subsequently announced a date for the raids, and then promptly delayed them....
06:34, 2019-07-08

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus....
19:51, 2019-05-23

New details emerge in the Virginia Beach mass shooting https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/01/caption/virginia-beach-shooting-orig-al-tc-ak.cnn_2631697_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – We now know the man who gunned down 12 people at a Virginia Beach office had resigned the morning of the attack. But many more questions remain as to why a...
22:17, 2019-06-02

A mass shooting couldn’t happen in Virginia Beach … until it did On the Atlantic coast the schools are good and the sun is warm. On Friday, at a municipal building, 12 people were murderedTwelve stars and stripes flags were planted on the grass verge, one for each of the lives cut short. Floral tributes accumulated in their midst with the prosaic details of price...
04:01, 2019-06-03

The Latest: HK protesters mass outside city leader’s office HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Protesters in Hong Kong have gathered outside the office of the city’s leader, demanding that she resign for her handling of an unpopular extradition bill. The mostly young demonstrato...
12:17, 2019-06-17

The Latest: Mass Shooting Survivors Reuniting With Families VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The Latest on a shooting at a municipal center in Virginia Beach (all times local): 8 p.m. Survivors of a mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal center are reuniting with friends and relatives at a middle school. Paul Swain was among those who arrived at the Pri...
04:34, 2019-06-01

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
08:17, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Grieving Community Prays After Mass Shooting (AP PHOTO) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – The Latest on the shooting in Virginia Beach (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A grieving community has come together to pray, following a mass shooting that killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building. The prayer service Saturday evening included a...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Sudanese protesters demand justice following mass killings Crowds gather in Khartoum and other cities after deaths of over 120 peaceful demonstratorsTens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of towns and cities across Sudan on Saturday calling for justice for pro-democracy protesters killed by security forces in weeks of unrest.Crowds filled ma...
04:34, 2019-07-14

Suspect Identified in Virginia Beach Mass Shooting On Saturday Virginia Beach officials identified 40-year-old DeWayne Craddock as the lone gunman who opened fire on a municipal complex Friday afternoon, killing at least 12 and injuring many others. It is believed the shooting was retaliation for being terminated from his longtime job as a city work...
19:51, 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach mourns mass shooting victims Some 200 people, including the governor, gathered to mourn victims in a vigil. Twelve people were killed and 4 injured in the 150th US mass shooting this year....
21:17, 2019-06-01

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
15:00, 2019-06-09

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar phenomenon in a completely different system: Eart...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for a Mass Casualty Wildfire With wildfires intensifying, the number of burn victims is likely to rise. But hospitals have been losing their burn treatment expertise, leaving the country unprepared....
23:34, 2019-06-19

| Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world....
11:00, 2019-06-15

Immigrants in hiding, but no sign of threatened mass U.S. raids Immigrant families and their defenders were on standby Sunday for mass deportation arrests across the United States threatened by President Donald Trump, but by early afternoon there were no signs of a nationwide operation....
01:17, 2019-07-15

VW defends launch of high-priced 'mass-market' EV VW said its ID3 will be an electric car "for the millions and not the millionaires." But the ID3 will not be immediately become a car for the masses because the launch edition of the Golf-sized hatchback costs more than the entry version of the midsize Passat....
13:51, 2019-06-18

First mass to be held in Notre Dame since April fire The Notre Dame cathedral is holding its first Mass since the April fire that ravaged the edifice's roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse....
18:01, 2019-06-15

Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Secret Service: Mass attack prevention should focus on behaviors Most of the people who carried out mass attacks in public spaces last year had made threatening communications, and 75 percent of those communications had aroused concern in others, the Secret Service said Tuesday....
22:17, 2019-07-09

Mass grave in Poland embodies the violent beginning of the Bronze Age Enlarge / This is the Late Neolithic mass grave at Koszyce, Poland. (credit: Image courtesy of Piotr Wodarczak) Sometime between 2880 and 2776 BCE, 15 family members were hastily buried together in a single pit, their shattered skulls telling a story of violent death. Yet someone interred the dead...
16:17, 2019-05-21

The Haunting Of Hill House creators will take Netflix to Midnight Mass Following the success of The Haunting Of Hill House, Netflix has ordered another horror series from creators Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy. Per Variety, the series is titled Midnight Mass, and follows “an isolated island community which experiences miraculous events—and frightening omens—after the a...
20:34, 2019-07-02

Ex-con with mental issues named as suspect behind mass killing in Japan The suspected arsonist behind the deadly fire at an animation studio in Japan was identified Friday as Shinji Aoba, who served time in prison for robbery and has been treated for mental health issues, according to reports. Shinji Aoba, 41, carried out the attack at the Kyoto Animation building in To...
18:00, 2019-07-19

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a local official and a war monitor said....
00:51, 2019-07-04

Donald Trump says mass deportation roundups to begin ‘fairly soon’ Donald Trump: "They'll be starting fairly soon, but I don't call them raids, we're removing people, all of these people who have come in over the years illegally."...
05:00, 2019-07-06

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy....
01:51, 2019-07-16