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Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human

A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human

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Scientists reconstruct skeleton of elusive, pre-historic human Researchers in Israel say they have reconstructed the skeleton of a pre-historic human from a long-extinct and elusive species using DNA found in the pinky bone of a 13-year-old girl who died 70,000......
20:00, 2019-09-19

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the organization has analyzed are at risk of extinction...
05:17, 2019-07-19

Scientists Went to China to Create Controversial Human-Monkey Embryos An international collaboration is claiming to have created hybridized human-monkey embryos in China. Disturbingly, the research could result in monkeys capable of producing human organs for transplants, leading to a host of ethical concerns.Read more......
06:34, 2019-08-03

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

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

Early Designs Of PS3 Exclusive Infamous Included Motorcycle Parkour Today marks the 10 year anniversary of Infamous, the PS3 superhero game starring electrically charged Cole MacGrath. In honor of this anniversary, developers Sucker Punch have revealed new information about the early versions of the game. It turns out, Infamous was very different in those early days...
00:17, 2019-05-27

Get early access to the Casper mattress sale with this exclusive code Casper mattresses are among the most popular options, and our exclusive coupon code will help you save if you've wanted one anyway.       ...
20:34, 2019-07-24

A Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial A vaccine for the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.—the bacterial disease chlamydia—is now a substantial step closer to reality. On Monday, researchers reported that two of their vaccine candidates were found to be safe in a phase 1 clinical trial of 35 women. Though ...
08:17, 2019-08-14

Exclusive: NASA administrator explains decision to replace head of human spaceflight programs The longtime head of NASA’s human spaceflight programs has been replaced as the agency races to meet President Trump’s ambitious goal of returning American astronauts to the Moon in five years....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Surprise Discovery of 45,000-Year-Old Tools in Mongolia Indicates Early Human Migration Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe about 45,000 years ago, about 10,000 years earlier than archaeologists previously believed. ...
08:17, 2019-08-22

Exclusive: Britain wins early European support for Hormuz naval mission France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, proposed after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, three senior EU diplomats said on Tuesday....
05:34, 2019-07-24

Exclusive: India's monsoon rains to make up early shortfall - weather chief Monsoon rains in the coming weeks are likely to make up for a shortfall in the first two months of the season that began in June, the head of India's state-run weather office said on Wednesday, boosting prospects for the agricultural sector....
23:51, 2019-07-31

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets to fly in the United States as early as late June, three people with knowledge of the matter said, although there is no firm timetable for t...
00:51, 2019-05-24

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
04:00, 2019-08-15

'Joker' movie early reactions: Joaquin Phoenix may be 'Oscar-worthy,' film is 'controversial' First reactions to Joaquin Phoenix's "Joker" are coming in on social media after its screening at the Venice International Film Festival.        ...
19:51, 2019-09-01

Dinosaur skeleton turned into gem A hunt for precious gemstones revealed the first fossil evidence of a dinosaur herd, including a previously undiscovered dinosaur species, in Australia. The new dinosaur fossil was found in an opal mine and has turned into the gem itself, making it the most complete opalized dinosaur skeleton in the...
07:17, 2019-06-05

You've found an extraordinary dinosaur skeleton – what do you do now? A Montana rancher found two skeletons in combat – the Dueling Dinosaurs. But who do they belong to, and will the public ever see them? The early June morning in Montana was already very hot and dry by 7.30, when Clayton Phipps and his friend, Mark Eatman, set out to search for fossils. Phipps, a ran...
07:51, 2019-07-17

Himalayan Skeleton Lake Mystery Just Got Deeper The mysterious circumstances surrounding events at a remote mountain lake, found full of human skeletons, are evading scientists who have looked deep into this bizarre incident. ...
08:17, 2019-08-22

Victoria, second-most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton, set to go on display Victoria, the second most complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex, has finally gone on display after paleontologists first discovered the remains of massive beast six years ago....
05:51, 2019-09-17

Ancient skeleton of ‘brutally murdered’ man in Scotland may be a royal An ancient Scot who was subjected to a gruesome death 1,400 years ago might have actually been a royal, according to new research. The Pictish man with a smashed skull was found in a Scottish cave a few years ago but recent analysis has given more clues as to who he was and how he......
06:51, 2019-07-24

'Skeleton Lake' mystery deepens with strange DNA discovery In 1942 hundreds of human skeletal remains were discovered at a lake deep in the Himalayas, baffling experts. Dubbed ‘Skeleton Lake,’ the site has been shrouded in mystery for decades, sparking new DNA analysis of the bones. The research, however, has yielded surprising results....
14:51, 2019-08-23

Rare dodo skeleton up for auction, could sell for $750G An incredibly rare skeleton of the extinct dodo bird is slated to go up for auction tomorrow and it could bring in big bucks, perhaps surpassing $750,000....
19:34, 2019-05-23

Which Eccentric Millionaire Will Buy This Nearly Complete Diplodocus Skeleton That's Going Up for Auction? Thanks to modern paleontology techniques, finding dinosaur fossils isn’t as difficult or random as it once was. There are now more skeletons to go around, but unfortunately, based on an upcoming auction at the Parisian auction house Aguttes, you’ll still need a couple million dollars of disposable c...
19:51, 2019-06-11

Discovery of one-legged skeleton could be Napoleon’s favorite general A one-legged skeleton found in July could solve a 200-year-old mystery of where one of Napoleon’s favorite generals was laid to rest.        ...
10:34, 2019-08-30

Mysterious medieval skeleton at Prague Castle reveals its secrets Archaeologists are shedding new light on a mysterious medieval skeleton that was discovered buried with a sword, ax and knives at Prague Castle during the 1920s....
14:51, 2019-08-23

The Masked Singer Season 2 Contestants Revealed: Meet the Egg, Flamingo, Skeleton and More What do a flamingo, a Victorian big cat, a skeleton, a steampunk fox and an eagle all have in common? They're the new costumes coming up on The Masked Singer season two. Fox's......
16:51, 2019-07-10

Mysterious one-legged skeleton discovered in Russia may be Napoleon’s favorite general Archaeologists in Russia recently discovered a one-legged skeleton buried beneath a dance floor that may solve a 207-year-old mystery about the final resting place of Napoleon’s favorite general....
01:51, 2019-08-30

Surgeon separates woman’s skull from rest of skeleton in radical procedure It had been two months since Ruth Bobeczko fractured her neck while vacuuming and had a screw put in to fix it, but the pain was too much for her to even leave the house. She returned to her surgeon, who allegedly said it was because she wasn’t working hard enough in physical therapy —......
08:00, 2019-09-07

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

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
20:51, 2019-06-27

Deutsche Bank plans to pare U.S. equities business to skeleton operation -sources Deutsche Bank plans to dramatically reduce the size of its U.S. equities business, leaving only a skeleton operation in place to service corporate and high-net-worth clients, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Report: Magic's Skeleton Reached Out Of The Grave, Grabbed A Microphone, And Screwed The Lakers At this point, I’m ready to believe anything about Magic Johnson’s ability to screw over the Los Angeles Lakers, which according to a new report from The Athletic, was not lost with his departure from the team’s front office....
20:00, 2019-07-23

Advanced sleepers go to bed early, rise early because of natural body clock A condition called advanced sleep phase triggers a premature release of the sleep hormone melatonin within the circadian rhythm, the body's internal sleep clock, allowing for an hours earlier natural sleep schedule....
02:00, 2019-08-08

How Early Is Too Early To Be Nervous About Mitch Marner? Everything is fine in Toronto, because training camp doesn’t even start for another few weeks. But ... is it really? The negotiations between the Maple Leafs and their wunderkind RFA winger Mitch Marner have, perhaps unsurprisingly, plodded through the offseason with minimal progress, or at least wi...
00:17, 2019-08-22

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

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
05:51, 2019-08-14

New species of stegosaurus uncovered in Moroccan dig Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosaurus, an armoured dinosaur instantly recognisable ...
00:51, 2019-08-21

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scientists have figured out why certain species of shark can absorb blue light in the ocean and essential...
08:51, 2019-08-09

A new species of 'cat fox' may be prowling a French island There may be a fascinating new species of fox-like cat, or a cat-like fox, prowling the island of Corsica and yep, it's already cranky and hates your guts....
22:00, 2019-06-19

Two new species of electric eel come as a shock to biologists It was thought that there was only one species of electric eel but a new survey finds there are three, and one has set a new record for its electric discharge...
20:00, 2019-09-10

New species of stegosaur is oldest ever found The 186 million year old stegosaur, named Adratiklit boulahfa, discovered in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, is the first thyreophoran dinosaur found in North Africa....
19:17, 2019-08-22

New species of fly named after 'Game of Thrones' villain Winter may have come and gone for "Game of Thrones" and its infamous character, the Night King, but his legacy is poised to live on — in the form of a fly....
19:51, 2019-07-01

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
21:34, 2019-05-21

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collections for three decades....
18:34, 2019-08-06

Crickets crucial species in Mammoth Cave CAVE CITY, Ky. (AP) — Kurt Helf crawled through Mammoth Cave National Park, holding a humidity-measuring device in one hand and a camera in the other. He leaned in awkward positions parallel to limestone curvatures, joking that “yoga is coming in handy” as he laid on his back to photogra...
20:17, 2019-06-09

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
02:34, 2019-08-07

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

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
00:17, 2019-08-13

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
23:34, 2019-08-13

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
06:00, 2019-08-13

New lizard species found in guts of microraptor Paleontologists in China have recovered the complete remains of an ancient lizard from the stomach of a volant dromaeosaurid species, Microraptor zhaoianus, a small, bird-like dinosaur....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
22:51, 2019-05-28

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
16:00, 2019-06-22

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Illegal killings endanger two wolves species Illegal killings and political resistance have endangered two species of wolves despite more than $80 million in government spending. (May 23)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-23

A gem hunter accidentally discovered a new dinosaur species Gem hunters and paleontologists have a lot in common. Both spend a lot of time sifting through dirt and rock in the hopes of finding things that have been hidden for countless years and every so often their tireless quests overlap. Bob Foster, an Australian gem hunter, knows this better than most, a...
04:34, 2019-06-05

Conservationists sue Trump administration over Endangered Species Act Conservationists sued the Trump administration Wednesday for its interpretation of the Endangered Species Act that they said considerably weakens protection for threatened animals....
12:51, 2019-08-24

New flying pterosaur species identified is among the largest ever Scientists have given a name to one of the largest animals to ever take to the skies. Cryodrakon boreas, a member of the Azhdarchid group of pterosaurs, boasted a wingspan of nearly 33 feet....
20:00, 2019-09-10

New pterosaur species had a wingspan twice the height of a giraffe Queen Mary University of London researchers just identified a new species of pterosaur that’s one of the largest flying animals ever found.       ...
23:51, 2019-09-10

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
08:34, 2019-08-13

Hurricane Dorian may have wiped out at least one bird species In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian was probably a disaster for local wildlife...
16:51, 2019-09-04

Study: Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in last 250 years Almost 600 plant species have gone extinct in the last 250 years, which is twice the number of birds, mammals and amphibians to have disappeared from the Earth in the same period combined, according to a new study....
20:51, 2019-06-11

Know These Tick Species to Stay Safe Outdoors Ticks are best known for latching on to you in the woods, sucking your blood, and spreading Lyme disease—but not all ticks are alike. There are different species, living in different areas, and they don’t all transmit the same diseases. According to the CDC, the ticks to watch out for include these:...
00:51, 2019-07-06

New electric eel species packs most powerful punch According to a new study, the infamous electric eel is not one species, but three; and one of the newly named species has a record breaking discharge....
21:51, 2019-09-17

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first time....
21:17, 2019-07-24

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
01:00, 2019-07-21

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprising variety of plant and animal diversity. Here, scientists have recently discovered an entirely new species of beetle based on its weird-shaped dick.Re...
06:34, 2019-08-03

Giraffes move closer to endangered species protection The tallest living land animal faces 'silent extinction,' one conservation group has said. Some 106 countries backed a CITES protection, paving the way toward regulating international trade in giraffes....
06:17, 2019-08-23

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:51, 2019-07-15

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
09:17, 2019-08-14

Countries agree on protections for over a dozen shark species GENEVA — Countries have agreed to protect more than a dozen shark species at risk of extinction, in a move aimed at conserving some of the ocean’s most awe-inspiring creatures who have themselves become prey to commercial fishing and the Chinese appetite for shark fin soup. Three proposals covering ...
02:51, 2019-08-27

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
00:34, 2019-07-19

With invasive species killing many Winnipeg trees, what can you plant? With the City of Winnipeg battling multiple invasive species and diseases on our trees, you may want to consider diversifying the trees on your property....
15:34, 2019-06-17

Uproar as Trump finalizes major changes to Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction. The administration was making public a final rule overhauling ...
19:00, 2019-08-12

Colossal flying dinosaur species discovered in Canada Called the "frozen dragon of the north," a new species of flying dinosaur, Cryodrakon boreas, has been discovered in Canada. The pterosaur is thought to have had the wingspan of a small airplane....
01:00, 2019-09-12

New electric eel species zaps with highest voltage of any known animal A new study published in Nature Communications reveals there are actually three, one of them with the most powerful electric shock in the animal kingdom.       ...
23:17, 2019-09-11

Rare Species Of Tortoise Seen In Arunachal, Second Sighting Since June Another species of "impressed" tortoise, also known as "Manouria impressa" has been sighted for the second time since its discovery in Arunachal Pradesh in June this year....
10:17, 2019-08-25

| 9 black rhinos from SA relocate to Tanzania in a bid to protect species Nine black rhinos from SA have arrived in the Serengeti as part of efforts to repopulate the park with the critically endangered species, Tanzanian authorities say....
13:00, 2019-09-11

How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern than unfortunately continues to this day with no si......
01:17, 2019-09-18

These species went extinct in 2018. More may be doomed to follow in 2019 They'd been on our planet for millions of years, but 2018 was the year several species officially vanished forever.       ...
16:17, 2019-08-13

Coral species prefers microplastics to real food At least one coral species has a taste for microplastic pollution. According to a new study, the coral species Astrangia poculata prefers the tiny plastic bits to its normal diet....
21:00, 2019-06-27

New species of giant salamander is the world's largest amphibian The South China giant salamander, one of two new species of giant salamander, may grow to be almost 2 metres long - making it the worlds largest amphibian...
01:51, 2019-09-17

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-22

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)        ...
08:17, 2019-06-17

Hurricane Dorian may have made a species of bird go extinct In addition to killing several people and destroying thousands of buildings in the Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian may have killed the last surviving Bahama nuthatches...
08:00, 2019-09-05

U.S. restores Yellowstone grizzlies to protected species list The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday restored federal protections to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, abiding by a court ruling last year that removal of the bears' threatened status violated the Endangered Species Act....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called bioluminescence and it’s what gives fireflies their...
17:00, 2019-07-23

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
18:17, 2019-06-10

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
19:34, 2019-06-20

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.        ...
23:17, 2019-07-16

GOP becoming endangered species in California, as key stronghold turns blue For decades, wealthy and suburban Orange County has been a conservative GOP stronghold in a state that has become increasingly liberal. But since the 2018 midterm elections, the so-called “Orange Curtain” has come down....
07:34, 2019-08-19

Huge Penguins Added to the List of New Zealand’s Extinct Species A new species of giant penguin - about 1.6 meters (5.25 ft.) tall - has been identified from fossils found in Waipara, North Canterbury. ...
14:34, 2019-08-16

Scientists discover why two shark species emit green glow Previously undiscovered group of molecules found to be behind phenomenonThe secret behind the eerie glow of two shark species has been revealed in a study which sheds light on the origin and possible advantages of their fluorescent green bodies.Chain catsharks and swell sharks are deep-dwelling and ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Democrats introduce bill to reverse rollbacks of Endangered Species Act Democrats introduced legislation seeking to reverse all three final rule changes to the Endangered Species Act implemented by the Trump administration earlier this year...
22:17, 2019-09-18

Black squirrel 'super' species? No, just a darker shade of grey Black squirrel result of interbreeding between grey and fox squirrels – and they both carry virusIn popular myth they are an aggressive new “super” species pushing out the grey squirrel just as it has displaced the red squirrel.But the black squirrels seen scampering through southern England are a f...
02:51, 2019-08-14

Scientists name new fossil species after Millennium Falcon from Star Wars A new species from the Burgess Shale has been discovered by paleontologists from the Royal Ontario Museum. Paleontologists excavating a site in the Canadian Rockies known as the Burgess Shale have discovered the fossilized remains of a heretofore-unknown species of arthropod with a distinctive hor...
02:34, 2019-08-04

Tiny shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico turns out to be new species NEW ORLEANS — A pocket-sized pocket shark found in the Gulf of Mexico has turned out to be a new species. And the mysterious pouches that it’s named for, up near its front fins? Scientists say they squirt little glowing clouds into the ocean. Researchers from around the Gulf and in New York ha...
10:17, 2019-07-20

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them....
21:34, 2019-07-22

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
10:51, 2019-08-22

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
22:51, 2019-08-12

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
23:51, 2019-08-23

Jurassic crocodile species identified 250 years after fossil discovery More than 250 years after an ancient crocodile's skull was found in Germany, scientists have finally confirmed the identity of the fossil as the now-extinct species Mystriosaurus laurillardi....
01:51, 2019-09-13

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
17:17, 2019-06-20

New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation With its distinctive white tail, the Munduruku marmoset is the newest species of monkey we have found – but deforestation in the Amazon threatens its habitat...
19:34, 2019-07-31

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about everyone of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law tha...
08:51, 2019-08-14

'I'm a different species': Deontay Wilder celebrates first-round KO of Breazeale – video Deontay Wilder needed all of 137 seconds to knockout mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale in the ninth successful defence of his WBC heavyweight title. His victory at the Barclays Center comes less than six months after a split draw with Tyson Fury.Speaking after the fight, the American addressed ...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
14:00, 2019-07-18

Scientists Discover New Beaked Whale Species Off Japanese Coast Scientists have confirmed that small, black-beaked whales spotted by Japanese whalers are an entirely new species, according to a new study.Read more......
11:17, 2019-09-05

Fossilized teeth of Ice Age predators yield clues to why certain species survived Paleontologist Larisa DeSantis studies ancient predators trapped in the La Brea Tar Pits. Courtesy Vanderbilt University. Visitors to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles are accustomed to seeing recreated scenes of, say, extinct saber-toothed cats taking down a horse or bison in an open field. But...
00:34, 2019-08-07

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
16:17, 2019-06-28

Animal photos show how different species are adapting to city life Frank Bienewald/LightRocket via Getty Images These animal photos show what daily life looks like for animals that live in cities. As the climate changes, different species are making their way into cities, according to the Washington Post. Some species are moving into cities because their prior ha...
01:51, 2019-08-03

Rich people buying cheetahs as pets push species toward extinction Blame social media for the population of cheetahs being wiped out. Every year, some 300 cubs are illegally trafficked out of Somaliland into the Arabian Peninsula, where they are often sold as pets through Instagram and YouTube — next to car and cellphone ads, according to the Cheetah Conservation F...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Rhino born at San Diego Zoo, marking key step in protecting threatened species LOS ANGELES — A conservation organization in San Diego says it has achieved the first successful artificial insemination birth of a southern white rhino in North America, an important step in saving another rhino species from extinction. San Diego Zoo Global announced that mother Victoria gave birth...
23:34, 2019-07-31

We're losing species at shocking rates – so why is conservation failing? | John Vidal One million plant and animal species are threatened with extinction, yet governments are failing to stem the tideThe number of mammals, insects, amphibians, fish and birds is in steep decline, the world’s forests are on fire and the abundance of life is diminishing at rates unprecedented in human hi...
08:17, 2019-09-18

Australia cleared 7.7m hectares of threatened species habitat since introduction of environment act More than 90% of the land cleared was not referred to the federal government for assessmentMore than 7.7m hectares of habitat have been cleared since the introduction of Australia’s national environment act, according to new research that finds 93% of land cleared was not referred to the federal gov...
08:00, 2019-09-09

Wildlife summit votes to protect giraffes as endangered species for the first time National representatives at an international wildlife conference in Geneva voted Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and protests from some sub-Saharan African countries. The vote by signatories of the Convention on Internati...
23:51, 2019-08-23

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
15:17, 2019-05-21

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Killing endangered species to save them? Trophy hunters lobby at CITES As conservationists and campaigners thrash out wildlife trade rules, a debate rages over whether trophy hunting helps or hinders the protection of endangered species....
16:00, 2019-08-27

Rare new shark species squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
01:34, 2019-07-23

Scientists create rhino embryos in effort to save species from extinction Scientists have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female....
18:51, 2019-09-12

Extremely rare species of flying squirrel discovered in Southwest China Scientists have discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Southwest China. The species is closely related to a pair of flying squirrel species on the "most wanted" list published by the Global Wildlife Conservation....
23:00, 2019-07-18

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22:51, 2019-08-12

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
03:51, 2019-08-09

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Newly Discovered Giant Salamander Species Is 'World's Biggest Amphibian' Researchers from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and London's Natural History Museum have identified new species of giant salamander using DNA from museum specimens. The species that is......
07:00, 2019-09-19

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Researchers create northern white rhino embryos to save species An international group of scientists is hoping to bring the northern white rhino back from the brink of extinction. With only two females left in the world, they are turning to a sub-species for help....
01:00, 2019-09-12

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

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origins of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
03:51, 2019-06-16

130 species, 187 miles and lots of energy drinks: Inside the World Series of Birding As the clock struck 12, the Meadowlands Marsh Hawks set out into the New Jersey night. But could they tally enough birds to beat their rivals?A white SUV ground to a stop near a sliver of New Jersey marshland, tires snarling against the gravel and sand access road. Three men – Christopher Takacs, Da...
14:32, 2019-05-21

An invasive snail species was discovered in luggage at the Atlanta airport thanks to a pair of beagles A pair of beagles discovered two Giant African Snails in the luggage of a passenger arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport, according to US Customs and Border Protection....
13:00, 2019-06-30

World's fastest shark added to list of vulnerable species to regulate trade A record number of countries voted to restrict fishing of mako sharks in an effort to protect the endangered speciesA record number of countries have voted to protect the world’s fastest shark from extinction in a move welcomed by conservationists as a “wake up call” for fishing nations who have ign...
13:51, 2019-08-31

World is ‘on notice’ as major UN report shows one million species face extinction A hard-hitting report into the impact of humans on nature shows that nearly one million species risk becoming extinct within decades, while current efforts to conserve the earth’s resources will likely fail without radical action, UN biodiversity experts said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

A newly identified electric eel species has the strongest shock of any living creature, study says A study published Tuesday identifies a total of three unique electric eel species that descended from one common ancestor millions of years ago.        ...
16:51, 2019-09-11

Copy of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' sells for record half million A presentation copy of Charles Darwin's "Origin of Species" has sold for $500,075 — double the amount expected. The book was originally owned by German botanist Robert Caspary, who received the book from Darwin....
14:17, 2019-06-16

3 Foot Tall Parrot Species Discovered On New Zealand, Island Of Feathered Giants Scientists have uncovered fossilized leg bones from a gigantic parrot that once inhabited Central Otago on the South Island of New Zealand. ...
00:34, 2019-08-08

Tiny shark species that squirts glow-in-the-dark liquid from its pockets discovered Scientists from various universities and research groups identified the 5½-inch shark as the American Pocket Shark, or Mollisquama mississippiensis.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

Snake mistake: CSIRO says it's a myth that Australia is home to world's deadliest species Australian science agency says there are a ‘negligible number of human deaths’ from snake bites in AustraliaThe popular suggestion that Australia is home to the world’s deadliest snakes is largely a myth, with the risk of bites and death far greater across Asia, Africa and South America, the nation’...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
05:34, 2019-08-13

Nature Is Incredible: This Suicidal Octopus Species Can Perfectly Camouflage Itself As A Hamburger To Get Predators To Eat It Faster If you love nature and biology, then prepare to have your mind blown when you learn about this incredible miracle of evolution: This suicidal octopus can perfectly camouflage itself as a hamburger to get predators to eat it faster!...
04:17, 2019-08-03

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to fully fund the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, deli...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Inbreeding crisis: hybrid helmeted honeyeaters introduced into wild to stop species dying out Only 230 of the sub-species remain in the wild, a population that will become unsustainable without interbreeding • The Guardian Australia/Birdlife Australia bird of the year poll will return in October Researchers have introduced three dozen hybrid helmeted honeyeaters into the wild in an attempt t...
03:17, 2019-08-24

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
23:17, 2019-06-14

Scientists create northern white rhino embryos in milestone that could save the species from extinction Scientists and conservationists have successfully created two northern white rhino embryos in a milestone that could save the species from extinction....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Trump EPA allows use of controversial pesticide The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it will not ban the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to health issues in children, from use on U.S.-grown fruits and vegetables....
03:00, 2019-07-19

Controversial art patrons: What is the situation in Germany? Following the boycott of the Sackler family in various museums, private sponsors are being examined more carefully. The president of the International Council of Museums' German chapter cites some disturbing cases....
13:34, 2019-08-16

Palantir extends controversial contract with ICE Data mining company Palantir has extended its contract to provide software to federal immigration authorities despite calls for the firm to cut ties with the Trump administration over claims its technology helps prop up the administration's immigration policies....
19:51, 2019-08-22

UAE fast withdrawing from controversial Yemen war The future of Yemen is shrouded in a fresh slew of speculation amid reports this week that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are abruptly withdrawing their troops from the Saudi-led onslaught on the neighboring nation....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Omar: ‘I’m only controversial because people want controversy’ WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar on Sunday claimed she’s only considered “controversial” because “people want controversy” after she was accused of comparing US migrant detention centers to the slave trade. “I’m only controversial because people want controversy,” Omar said...
01:17, 2019-09-16

13 Reasons Why: what the controversial drama gets wrong In the third season of the parent-baiting teen show, a shift in focus can’t prevent the writers from falling back into bad habitsNetflix’s 13 Reasons Why has courted controversy ever since its initial release. Based on the YA novel by Jay Asher, the show’s first season probed the lives of many stude...
11:00, 2019-08-30

Nick Nurse not about to say sorry for controversial timeout OAKLAND, Calif. — Raptors first-year head coach Nick Nurse had done wonderful work in the NBA Finals’ first four games and the first 45 minutes of Game 5. It took a while before Nurse got second-guessed, with questions still coming Wednesday about his controversial timeout in the final minutes of Mo...
15:00, 2019-06-13

Ferguson defeats Cerrone via controversial TKO Tony Ferguson defeated Donald Cerrone by second-round TKO on Saturday at UFC 238 when it was ruled by ringside doctors that Cerrone could not continue due to a swollen right eye....
11:00, 2019-06-09

The iPhone 11’s most controversial new feature might also come to the iPad It’s a bit bizarre that there’s already so much controversy surrounding an iPhone that’s going to look almost exactly like its predecessors. In fact, if you hold an iPhone XS and an iPhone 11 next to each other next month following the 2019 model’s release, the to phones will...
23:51, 2019-08-12

No. 23 California survives Mississippi on controversial ending Ole Miss quarterback John Rhys Plumlee threw to Elijah Moore. He caught the pass but was ruled down outside the end zone. One play later, California won.       ...
05:00, 2019-09-22

German trial looks into controversial cum-ex dividend deals The western German town of Bonn on Wednesday sees the opening of a criminal trial involving two British investment bankers, who stand accused of helping engineer dubious transactions resulting in massive tax losses....
17:51, 2019-09-03

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
02:34, 2019-05-26

Tom Ford's Most Controversial Fashion Moments of All-Time Happy Birthday to the "King of Sex"! No, we're not talking about Harry Styles after that Rolling Stone interview. We're, of course, talking about Tom Ford, the celebrated......
04:34, 2019-08-28

Who is Marianne Williamson? A look at the controversial Democratic candidate Williamson, an author, spiritual leader and self-help expert, topped the list of most-searched-for people during the second Democratic debate on Thursday night....
22:17, 2019-06-28

NBA roundup: Warriors fall in controversial finish "Karl-Anthony Towns made a tiebreaking - and controversial - free throw with\r\na half-second remaining in overtime on Friday night, giving the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves a 131-130 victory that dropped the visiting Golden State Warriors\r\ninto a tie for the top spot in the Western Conference."...
15:00, 2019-05-21

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
08:17, 2019-05-24

E.U. Leadership Shake Up: The Most Consequential, and Controversial, Things to Know The European Union has expanded the power of its controversial digital czar, and the new leader of the bloc’s executive arm is calling for an expanded role in military matters....
23:17, 2019-09-10

| WATCH | Seven controversial Donald Trump tweets A look at seven of Donald Trump's most controversial tweets, from telling some Democratic congresswomen to go back to where they came from, to calling Meryl Streep over-rated as an actress....
23:34, 2019-08-11

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year....
16:51, 2019-08-02

UP Minister's Controversial Comment On "Nature Of Rape" An Uttar Pradesh minister today questioned the authenticity of some rape cases saying there is a "nature" of each rape. A video clip of the minister's controversial comment was shared on social media......
04:00, 2019-06-10

Why The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 List Is More Controversial Than Ever Even now, five years on, René Redzepi’s face still lights up when he recalls the April night his restaurant Noma was named best restaurant in the world for the fourth time. After a difficult 2013, whose nadir came when the Copenhagen restaurant dropped one position on the World’s ...
14:00, 2019-06-21

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

Trial opens against controversial Turkish televangelist A controversial Turkish Islamic televangelist and cult leader has gone on trial on more than a dozen charges, including forming a criminal gang, blackmail and sexual abuse of minors...
12:51, 2019-09-17

Kim Kardashian says she had 'innocent intentions' with controversial shapewear name Kim Kardashian is opening up about the immense backlash she recently faced after revealing the name of her new line of shapewear: Kimono -- and her decision to change the controversial title.  ...
04:34, 2019-07-09

New York legalizes controversial e-bikes and scooters The deal, announced Monday, emerged from negotiations between state lawmakers and city officials that went wait into Sunday night, a person familiar with the talks said....
22:17, 2019-06-17

Guatemala, U.S. Discuss Controversial Migrant Deal Under safe-third-country treaty, the violence-racked Central American nation would require asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador to make their claims there....
01:00, 2019-06-20

Aussies could get slugged with a 'Netflix tax' under controversial NBN Co proposal NBN Co has put forward a proposal to its top 50 retail service provider (RSP) partners, asking them what they think of charging a different amount for the data used by streaming video compared with other traffic and services.First reported by telecom industry publication CommsDay, NBN Co is essentia...
07:34, 2019-07-02

PAX Cancels Controversial Hosts' Live Podcast, Won't Say Why The Seattle gaming convention PAX West has canceled a planned live recording of the “Sacred Symbols” gaming podcast, hosted by politically controversial commentators Colin Moriarty and Chris “Ray Gun” Maldonado, that was set to take place at the show on September 2. It hasn’t yet given a reason for ...
23:51, 2019-08-05

Ilhan Omar defends her controversial 9/11 comments ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Ilhan Omar defended previous comments she made about the September 11 terror attacks in her first Sunday show sit-down on “Face the Nation.” Host Margaret Brennan talked about how the son of a victim of 9/11 wore a T-shirt to a memorial service last week inscribed with Omar’...
01:17, 2019-09-16

AT&T boss defends controversial succession plan AT&T boss Randall Stephenson defended his decision to pick a controversial insider as his successor, days after billionaire Paul Singer’s activist hedge fund questioned the move. Facing criticism over his decision this month to promote John Stankey, the divisive boss of AT&T’s entertainment unit War...
08:17, 2019-09-18

Ilhan Omar says she's controversial only because 'people seem to want the controversy' Rep. Ilhan Omar, reacting to outrage over a resurfaced video in which she appeared to compare migrant detention centers to the slave trade, said Sunday she’s “controversial” only because “people seem to want the controversy.”...
09:51, 2019-09-16

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members’ concerns that the plan remains unfinished and could strip power from popular subways boss Andy Byford. Boosters hope the controversial plan, which p...
02:51, 2019-07-25

The Angel Cast Reunited and of Course They Talked About the Controversial Ending Ready to feel old? Angel ended 15 years ago. The Buffy the Vampire Slayer spinoff that ran for five seasons premiered 20 years ago in October 1999 and to celebrate the enduring appeal of the......
22:51, 2019-06-20

Controversial Chinese Swimming Champion Sun Yang Keeps Getting Protested Highly decorated Chinese swimmer Sun Yang has continued his dominant run at the 2019 World Championships in South Korea, and he has also continued his run of pissing off his opponents. Over the weekend, Australian rival Mack Horton refused to share the podium with Sun after Sun won the 400-meter fre...
03:01, 2019-07-25

Swedish town launches controversial £21 begging permit Charities say scheme will make beggars even more vulnerable and open to exploitationA Swedish town has become the first in the country to introduce an official begging permit, requiring anyone who asks for money in the street to pay SEK250 (£21) upfront for a licence.Valid for three months, the perm...
13:51, 2019-08-05

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the guidelines comes a month after U.S. Reps. Katherine...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Hamilton takes controversial win in Canada after Vettel penalty Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix for Mercedes in controversial fashion on Sunday after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel crossed the finish line first but was handed a five-second penalty....
22:17, 2019-06-09

The controversial ketamine-like drug that Trump is pushing on veterans The president has touted the drug’s benefits and offered to help a senior Veterans Affairs official negotiate the purchase of the drugPersonal interest from Donald Trump appears to have put a controversial anti-depressant on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that shoved aside u...
12:34, 2019-06-18

PAX Cancels Controversial Hosts' Live Podcast, Won't Say Why [Update] The Seattle gaming convention PAX West has canceled a planned live recording of the “Sacred Symbols” gaming podcast, hosted by politically controversial commentators Colin Moriarty and Chris “Ray Gun” Maldonado, that was set to take place at the show on September 2. It hasn’t yet given a reason for ...
12:34, 2019-08-06

MLB admits it botched controversial Yankees-Dodgers call SEATTLE — The Yankees were informed by MLB that plate umpire Gabe Morales shouldn’t have granted the Dodgers time in the ninth inning of last Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Dodger Stadium. That call likely cost the Yankees a run. Manager Aaron Boone was told Morales should not have stopped the play wi...
04:34, 2019-08-28

Cuomo’s controversial MTA appointee clears major hurdle Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial appointment to the MTA board got the blessing of two powerful state Senate committees Wednesday afternoon, and is expected to be confirmed before the legislative session wraps — despite conflict-of-interest concerns and the fact he doesn’t fulfill a residency requir...
10:34, 2019-06-20

Like a Virgin? The Controversial Account of Mary, Mother of Jesus The Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, is one of the key symbols of Christianity and a woman whose cult changed the world. However, she may be one of the most misunderstood biblical people. According to some researchers, the famous story of a woman who had never had sexual contact with a man yet gave bir...
08:17, 2019-08-22

NYCFC coach freaks out over controversial loss to Red Bulls Daniel Royer scored his sixth and seventh goals of the season in the Red Bulls’ 2-1 win over New York City FC at Red Bull Arena on Sunday in a game rocked by controversy. Royer scored from the penalty spot before halftime to tie the match at 1-1. He then scored quickly after a disputed......
07:00, 2019-07-15

Alaska governor reverses course on controversial budget cuts Alaska's governor signed a budget bill on Monday rolling back most of the deep, highly controversial spending cuts he imposed weeks ago on the University of Alaska but rebuffed a renewed bid by lawmakers to restore funding he slashed from health programs....
08:34, 2019-08-20

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform additional duties they're not trained for while real...
22:34, 2019-08-16

Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. They avoid restaurants. They ban their kids from birthday parties, or refuse to enter sports stadiums, worrying that peanut shells littering the ground ...
15:34, 2019-08-16

Poland bestows honor on controversial British philosopher Poland’s president has bestowed a prestigious state honor on a conservative English philosopher who has stirred controversy at home with comments about homosexuality, Islamophobia and Jews...
18:00, 2019-06-04

The Dalai Lama just said some (more) controversial things about women and migrants He said Donald Trump lacked "moral principle." He said that Europe should be kept for Europeans. And he said for a woman to become the next Dalai Lama, she would have to be attractive....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
19:34, 2019-06-15

Baseball team's coach, 6, dresses down umpire after controversial out A summer collegiate baseball team’s pint-sized coach went viral for the second straight week but this time it was for losing his temper on an umpire....
22:17, 2019-07-17

Uruguay fight back against Japan with help of controversial VAR call "Uruguay twice came from behind to draw 2-2 against a superb Japan side in the Copa America with the help of two questionable refereeing decisions and will have to wait until their final group game to book their place in the quarter-finals."...
09:00, 2019-06-21

Five of Curt Schilling's most controversial political opinions As the former MLB star ponders a run for Congress, here's a look back at some of the firebrand's most controversial political opinions.       ...
20:17, 2019-08-13

Pamplona’s Bull Runs Have a Controversial Past. Do They Still Have a Future? It takes about three and a half minutes to complete what’s perhaps the world’s most controversial race. Each year in the second week of July, six bulls are released every day at 8 a.m. into the narrow streets of Pamplona, a city in Spain’s northern region of Navarre. Several hundre...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Ferrari request review of controversial Canadian GP decision Ferrari have formally asked for the decision that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix to be reviewed. a team spokesperson said on Monday....
21:17, 2019-06-17

Plane spotting at Thailand's controversial airport beach Phuket's Mai Khao Beach is one of Asia's top plane spotting destinations. But authorities in Thailand say they're taking steps to expand the restricted areas around the popular airport beach out of fear for visitors' safety....
14:00, 2019-06-23

Netflix cuts controversial suicide scene from 13 Reasons Why The scene, which had been criticised by mental health experts, has been re-edited by the streaming service more than two years on from its releaseNetflix has removed a controversial suicide scene from its teen drama 13 Reasons Why more than two years on from its premiere.In a statement, the streamin...
11:51, 2019-07-16

| Mercedes' Wolff says controversial Leclerc move 'over the line' Mercedes boss Toto Wolff said he thought Charles Leclerc's controversial block on Lewis Hamilton en route to winning the Italian Grand Prix was "over the line"....
10:00, 2019-09-10

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Controversial report suggests we're all just going to use Disney+ to re-binge The Simpsons There are any number of reasons to be excited for the advent of Disney+, the entertainment mega-giant’s new streaming service/desperate demand for the last remaining shreds of oxygen in the pop culture biosphere. Maybe you love the idea of Werner Herzog doing a Star Wars. Maybe the possibility of ha...
08:51, 2019-09-15

Controversial Tiger Woods biography set to become TV mini-series The life of Tiger Woods is set to be depicted on the small screen after a deal was struck up to turn a controversial biography of the 15-time Major champion into a scripted mini-series....
13:17, 2019-05-23

OK seriously, stop whining about Apple’s controversial new iPhone 11 design I’ve been doing this for long enough to know how certain stories are going to play out. That’s why I knew a year before Samsung even announced the Galaxy Fold that it would be a piece of junk. Samsung Mobile truly shines when it comes to refining designs and technologies that are already...
17:00, 2019-07-08

Colin Kapernick Nabs Emmy For Controversial Nike Ad Nike took a major gamble aligning its brand with exiled quarterback Colin Kapernick, and on Sunday, their risk yielded what most would’ve never expected: an Emmy....
02:17, 2019-09-17

A controversial bill awaits the Tanzanian president's signature Tanzania has steamrolled draft amended laws through parliament despite grave warnings at home and abroad that they will further curtail the rights of citizens of the East African country....
18:34, 2019-06-28

'Our water is our gold': Armenians blockade controversial mine In the mountains of Armenia, a previously bucolic spa town is home to a goldmine locals say threatens the country's biggest source of freshwater, and with it, an entire ecosystem....
12:00, 2019-09-11

‘Second Coming’ comic resurrects Jesus as controversial superhero Forgive me, Father, for I have worn spandex. A controversial new comic series hits shelves Wednesday, imagining Jesus returning to Earth as a superhero sidekick, and The Post has an exclusive first look. The satirical work is written by Mark Russell and illustrated by Richard Pace, and if you think ...
18:00, 2019-07-05

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
21:17, 2019-07-04

Facebook defends not pulling controversial video of Pelosi Facebook released a statement on Friday amid concerns about its decision not to remove an altered video that went viral and appeared to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slurring her words....
01:17, 2019-05-26

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Friday....
22:34, 2019-09-06

Oldest woman ever or impostor? The controversial case of Calment Jeanne Calment apparently lived to be 122, but divisive new research suggests she wasn't who she seemed. There are huge implications for our understanding of longevity...
18:51, 2019-05-21

The 2020 Census Will Be Printed Without the Controversial Citizenship Question Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started the process of printing the questionnaire without the controversial query. Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits challenging the questio...
00:17, 2019-07-04

India Arrests a Senior Kashmiri Leader Under a Controversial Law (NEW DELHI) — A Parliament member who is a senior pro-India politician in Indian-controlled Kashmir was arrested Monday under a controversial law that allows authorities to imprison someone for up to two years without charge or trial. Farooq Abdullah, 81, who also was the former chief minister...
13:17, 2019-09-16

Christie's auctions controversial Tutankhamun sculpture for $6 million A quartzite bust of the pharaoh Tutankhamun sold for nearly $6 million in a Christie's auction in London despite objections from Egypt that the statue was stolen....
00:17, 2019-07-06

Canadian warship sails through controversial Taiwan Strait Canada has sailed a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, the Canadian government said, three months after a similar operation and amid strained ties between Beijing and Ottawa....
18:51, 2019-09-11

The most controversial Android flagship of the year just leaked in full The iPhone 11 phones are available for preorder, with several iPhone 11 versions and most iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max options being sold out at the moment. The handsets will ship to buyers on September 20th, but just a day before that, Huawei will unveil its third flagship phone of the year (counting ...
14:17, 2019-09-16

TF Sport crowned British GT champions after controversial finish Jonny Adam and Graham Davidson won the British GT title in controversial circumstances at Donington, after WPI Motorsport was penalised - while Rob Bell and Shaun Balfe took victory...
23:17, 2019-09-15

Bills kicker’s wife still angry over controversial Jets hit The wife of one Bills player called Jets defensive end Henry Anderson an “embarrassment” for his late hit on Josh Allen last weekend. The league may have been listening. Anderson on Saturday was fined just over $10,527 for unnecessary roughness, stemming from his hit on the Bills quarter...
05:17, 2019-09-15

US duty free magnates fund controversial Israeli settlements HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free stores at airports worldwide, they may be paying for more than a bottle of vodka or a box of chocolates. The Falic family of Florida, owners of the Duty Free Americas chain, funds a generous and sometimes controversial philanthropic...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT community....
04:51, 2019-06-12

Hong Kong 'suspends work' on controversial extradition bill City leader Carrie Lam held a press conference saying her government would 'suspend work' on the bill. The proposed law has triggered the biggest protests in the city since its British handover in 1997....
10:17, 2019-06-15

NHL expands use of video review after controversial missed calls in playoffs The NHL is expanding its video review process to a format that would have had the potential to alter several notable missed calls during the playoffs.       ...
06:17, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong leader to withdraw controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, is set to formally withdraw the extradition bill that has sparked months of protests in the region, a government source has confirmed....
10:17, 2019-09-04

Ashley Wagner took on controversial topics before speaking out about sexual assault Ashley Wagner shared her story this week of being sexually assaulted at 17, but the Olympic figure skater has taken on other tough topics in the past.       ...
01:51, 2019-08-03

Facebook to launch 'supreme court' to judge controversial content Facebook has revealed the rules that will govern its "supreme court" - a new 40-person independent board that will make the final decision on controversial questions about the social network's content....
00:51, 2019-09-18

| Erdogan's party loses controversial replay of Istanbul election The opposition candidate in the controversial replay of Istanbul's mayoral election was headed for a comfortable victory on Sunday, dealing a blow to the ruling party of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
08:51, 2019-06-24

Rape victim at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted A young rape survivor who'd been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the conclusion of a retrial....
18:51, 2019-08-20

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam withdraws controversial extradition bill Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has caved into pressure from protesters by withdrawing the bill. Speaking in a video statement Lam cited the need to "allay public concerns."...
21:51, 2019-09-04

| World Rugby scraps controversial Nations Championship plans World Rugby has scrapped controversial plans to introduce a Nations Championship saying that resistance to the idea had brought about their decision....
20:34, 2019-06-19

Giuliani tries clearing up controversial CNN interview, says idea he set out to get Biden is 'ridiculous' President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani aimed to clarify what he said in a recent CNN interview about his involvement with Ukraine investigating Joe Biden's son, after the network’s Chris Cuomo accused him of contradicting himself....
21:51, 2019-09-22

Employers Are Steering Workers Toward Controversial Stem Cell Therapies A Midwestern grocery chain, Hy-Vee, is taking an unusual—and highly controversial—approach to reducing health care costs. Before employees in certain cities can undergo knee replacement, they first must visit a stem cell provider. Hy-Vee has contracted with one of the U.S.’ leading...
18:51, 2019-06-19

Guatemalan Congress approves controversial state of siege declaration Guatemala's Congress voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to approve a temporary state of siege in six northeastern provinces, a measure designed to tighten security after several soldiers were killed by suspected drug traffickers....
01:00, 2019-09-08

Schalke boss Toennies temporarily steps down over controversial comments Schalke 04 president Clemens Toennies has stepped down as club boss for a period of three months following a board hearing into controversial comments he made last week triggering a racism row....
12:51, 2019-08-07

After Controversial Finale, Bachelorette Hannah Brown Plans For Her Future (NEW YORK) — Now that she’s moved on from being ABC’s “Bachelorette,” Hannah Brown is looking to the future. Brown says she can’t be sure what’s next, but wants to use her platform. “I think there are a lot of opportunities out there for me,” sai...
19:34, 2019-08-03

Controversial Silverstone DRS zone dropped for British Grand Prix The controversial Formula 1 DRS zone that included the first two sweeps of the Silverstone circuit has been dropped for this year's British Grand Pri...
21:00, 2019-07-09

Trump shares controversial video recasting his Charlottesville comments The video, produced by a conservative organization, claims journalists committed “malfeasance” by saying Trump had referred to neo-Nazis as “very fine people.”...
21:51, 2019-08-13

El Salvador wartime parties suspend controversial amnesty bill Lawmakers in El Salvador agreed on Thursday to suspend a controversial amnesty bill following an outcry from victims' families, the United Nations and rights groups who said it aimed to whitewash crimes committed during a bloody civil war....
05:17, 2019-05-24

Reboot: 5 controversial extracts from Michael Owen's new autobiography Ex-England footballer Michael Owen has ruffled a few feathers in the footballing world with the serialised release of his explosive new autobiography....
18:34, 2019-09-05

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and champion players inspired by enmity for each other. Related: Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Continue reading......
22:51, 2019-06-13

New leak may confirm the most controversial part of Apple’s iPhone 11 redesign There are so many exciting new smartphones set to be released in the coming months. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro are both due in August, Samsung’s horrible Galaxy Fold may also launch soon with a slightly less horrible design, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL that Google just unveiled 4...
17:34, 2019-06-14

Lawmakers call for exemptions from NYC’s controversial congestion pricing plan Lawmakers throughout the city are calling for all kinds of exemptions to the surcharge, which is expected to be $11 to $12 for cars driving between 60th Street and The Battery....
04:17, 2019-07-07

Researchers defend controversial study investigating marijuana use during pregnancy University of Washington scientists in Seattle are seeking clearer answers in a new study investigating the effects of pot use during pregnancy on infants’ brains. They say previous studies were in animals or complicated by marijuana users’ other habits and lifestyles....
00:51, 2019-08-09

State GOP blast Dems over backing controversial bail reform law ALBANY — Democratic lawmakers are having buyers remorse after voting for a law that allows many criminal defendants to be released without bail pending trial, Republicans charge. On Monday, a contingency headed by Long Island state Senators Jim Gaughran (D-Suffolk) and Monica Martinez (D-Suffolk) ba...
17:51, 2019-06-11

EPA to announce rule revising controversial water regulation from Obama era The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a revised version of the Obama-era "clean water rule" in a move that the Trump administration is touting as a way to encourage economic development....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Russia to deliver controversial missile system to Turkey ‘within two months’ Turkey is close to receiving the cutting-edge anti-aircraft missiles from Russia that the United States has threatened to block Turkey from getting the F-35 fighter jet over....
02:17, 2019-06-08

USA 2-1 England: Alex Morgan criticised over controversial tea-sipping celebration USA star Alex Morgan has been criticised for her controversial tea-sipping celebration as she scored against England in the Women's World Cup semi-final....
04:34, 2019-07-03

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Sidewalk Labs' controversial data collection project is now a company Replica, a controversial data-gathering initiative for city planners, has now become an official company. Alphabet's city-building incubator Sidewalk Labs confirmed today that the program has closed Series A funding and is now hiring for new roles in......
22:51, 2019-09-12

Zimbabwe's controversial founding father Robert Mugabe dies Zimbabwe's founding father Robert Mugabe who ruled the country for almost four decades as an autocrat died Friday at age 95, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced....
22:34, 2019-09-06

Controversial at-home rape kits reportedly pulled from market Two companies selling at-home rape kits appear to have pulled them from the shelves in the wake of legal threats, according to a report. The move comes after New York State Attorney General Letitia James ordered the companies behind the PRESERVEkit and the MeToo Kits to “cease and desist”...
01:51, 2019-09-18

Blues Benefit From Controversial No-Call To Take 3–2 Series Lead Over Bruins The St. Louis Blues won Thursday night in Boston, 2–1, to take a 3–2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final. If Game 5 was the last hockey game of the season in Boston, the lasting image of the home finale will be trash raining down on the ice as furious Bruins fans expressed their displeasure with the way ...
06:34, 2019-06-07

Williams defeats Osaka in rematch of controversial US Open final Serena Williams progressed to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4, the first time the pair had met since the infamous US Open final in September last year....
18:34, 2019-08-10

Manchester United tell Romelu Lukaku to delete controversial tweet • Lukaku revealed confidential details of training session online• Striker, linked with Juventus and Inter, has since removed postManchester United have told Romelu Lukaku to delete a controversial social media post revealing confidential details of a training sprint session. The striker, thought to...
19:17, 2019-08-03

Wimbledon's most controversial outfits – from racy lace to gold hot pants WIMBLEDON has a strict dress code – but this hasn't stopped tennis stars sporting daring fashion. Here are the best outfits we've seen over the years....
19:34, 2019-07-03

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 may introduce a controversial design change As smartphone design becomes increasingly uniform on the front—with hair-thin bezels and large displays differentiated only by a small notch or a hole-punch—the back still offers plenty of room for creative freedom and experimentation. Unfortunately, as the number of cameras and sensors (and their s...
15:17, 2019-05-27

FCC chief Ajit Pai backs controversial Sprint, T-Mobile merger T-Mobile’s controversial deal to buy rival Sprint won’t be getting any more static from the Federal Communications Commission. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai threw his weight behind the $26 billion mega-merger on Monday, saying the deal could bolster the rollout of high-speed 5G wireless networks across the ...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Serena Williams’ coach: I’d make controversial US Open move again Patrick Mouratoglou’s defended his in-match coaching of Serena Williams that started last year’s U.S. Open final down the road to debacle. Everybody does it, he argued, and said he would do it again if need be. “Do I regret? Not at all. For me, I didn’t do anything bad. I just did what all the......
11:17, 2019-09-02

Lionel Messi gets controversial red card but Argentina beat Chile Lionel Messi was sent off before half-time as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a scrappy and bad-tempered Copa América third-place play-off in São Paulo.The match was 34 minutes old when Chile’s captain, Gary Medel, shepherded out a ball near his own goal. Messi challenged him from behind and Medel r...
01:00, 2019-07-07

Mitch McConnell Says President Trump Is ‘Not a Racist’ Despite Controversial Tweets (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump is “not a racist” after Trump tweeted over the weekend that four congresswomen of color should return to their native countries. All of the congresswomen are American citizens. McConnell said at a new...
03:51, 2019-07-17

| Promoter defends Joshua's controversial Saudi date with Ruiz Jr Eddie Hearn says the decision to stage Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title rematch against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia can "change boxing forever"....
00:51, 2019-08-13

Controversial Penalty Costs Sebastian Vettel Victory in Canada Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher’s famed 7 victories at the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday after FIA stewards awarded Sebastian Vettel a 5-second penalty for an unsafe return to the track after a mistake put him four wheels off. Vettel, who qualified on pole, was leading at the time of the inci...
23:34, 2019-06-09

Twitch Suspends Popular Leftist Streamer After Controversial 9/11 Comments During a Twitch stream earlier this week, popular leftist streamer Hasan Piker made a statement that would, by pretty much any measure, be considered incendiary. “America deserved 9/11, dude,” he said. “Fuck it, I’m saying it.” Today, Twitch suspended Piker for one week....
06:17, 2019-08-24

Trump Withdraws Controversial Push To Add Citizenship Question To Census President Donald Trump on Thursday backed down from his controversial push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, effectively conceding defeat in a battle he had revived last week and......
09:34, 2019-07-12

Green's creditor fight places controversial CVAs in peril The successful battle fought by Sir Philip Green to rearrange the debts of his Top Shop-to Dorothy Perkins fashion empire, Arcadia, has thrown a spotlight on the whole company voluntary arrangement (CVA) process....
02:00, 2019-06-13

Hamilton secures victory in Canada after Vettel is hit with controversial penalty "Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton took his fifth victory of the Formula 1 season on Sunday after rival Sebastian Vettel was hit by a controversial time penalty."...
22:34, 2019-06-09

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-20

Giraffes Move Closer to Endangered Species List as Nations Move to Regulate Trade of Body Parts (GENEVA) — Nations around the world moved Thursday to protect giraffes as an endangered species for the first time, drawing praise from conservationists and scowls from some sub-Saharan African nations. Thursday’s vote by a key committee at the World Wildlife Conference known as CITES pa...
02:51, 2019-08-23

U.S. Officials Attend Opening at Controversial Jerusalem Dig, Deepening Palestinian Animosity JERUSALEM — American officials looked on Sunday as Israel opened a newfound Roman-era street at a divisive archaeological site in east Jerusalem, a move that deepened Palestinian animosity toward the White House’s mediation efforts. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman attended the e...
00:51, 2019-07-01

Salvadoran woman at center of controversial abortion trial acquitted of all charges A young rape survivor who'd been accused of inducing an abortion and previously sentenced to 30 years in prison was acquitted of all charges by an El Salvador judge Monday at the conclusion of a retrial....
10:51, 2019-08-20

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

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and the most controversial US Open final in history It has been called one of the most controversial matches in tennis history. But what is the real story behind the 2018 US Open women's singles final? Don Van Natta looks back at the match that sparked debate on and off the court....
18:17, 2019-08-18

Hong Kong protest continues despite withdrawal of controversial extradition bill About 2,000 angry protesters surrounded the police station in the crowded, working-class district of Mong Kok late Friday for a second straight night, demanding accountability over a violent police raid on the nearby Prince Edward subway station on Aug. 31....
01:00, 2019-09-07

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,” he laments. Like many workers in the global e...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game Image Is Commentary on Corporations A screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 featuring a hypersexualized advertisement depicting a trans woman drew skepticism today on social media. The artist responsible has spoken up claiming no offense was meant and that the art is a commentary on corporate marketing.The image in question comes from an in-...
04:17, 2019-06-13

Louisville Teen Sues Police Department Following Controversial Traffic Stop LMPD via WAVE 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– A teenager is suing the Louisville Metro Police Department over a controversial traffic stop that was caught on an officer’s body-cam. Footage from August 2018 shows a cooperative 18-year-old Tae-Ahn Lea pulled from his car in west Louisville. ...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial independence and Western-style freedoms. The governm...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Why Netflix Is Editing Controversial 13 Reasons Why Suicide Scene Ahead of Season 3 Netflix is doing something it's rarely done before and editing not just any show, but 13 Reasons Why. The streamer announced it is going back into season one and removing the controversial......
15:17, 2019-07-16

Malaysia cabinet to discuss residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Malaysia's cabinet will discuss the permanent residency of controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Wednesday, said a minister who believed Naik should return to India to face charges of money laundering and hate speech....
07:51, 2019-08-14

Anger as US envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site The US Ambassador to Israel inaugurated a contentious archaeological dig in Jerusalem Sunday, in an act which a senior Palestinian official described as that of an "extremist Israeli settler."...
19:34, 2019-07-01

What's next for Hong Kong? Controversial extradition bill suspended, not scrapped After almost a week of massive street protests, Hong Kong's chief executive said Saturday that she has suspended a controversial extradition bill.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-15

Mauricio Pochettino accepts controversial VAR decision after Tottenham collapse at Leicester Mauricio Pochettino refused to blame VAR for Tottenham's 2-1 defeat at Leicester on Saturday but admitted the decision to rule out Serge Aurier's goal "changed the emotions" of both sides....
18:00, 2019-09-21

AB de Villiers has no regrets over controversial retirement U-turn ahead of Cricket World Cup South African legend AB de Villiers says he has no regrets over his controversial offer to come out of international retirement for this summer's World Cup, insisting: "it was something I had to get off my chest"....
02:01, 2019-07-18

Shinnecock tribe lights up controversial Hamptons billboard despite court order Angry Hamptonites won a court battle last week when a judge ordered the Shinnecock Indian Nation to stop building a set of huge highway-side billboards — but the victory may have come too late, as one of the signs is already in use. The temporary restraining order — which was issued at the request o...
02:17, 2019-05-29

Factbox: What Hong Kong people are saying about controversial China extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
10:51, 2019-06-09

Trump orders review of controversial biofuel waiver program: sources U.S. President Donald Trump has directed members of his Cabinet to review the administration’s expanded use of waivers exempting small refineries from the nation’s biofuel policy, after hearing from farmers angry about the issue during his recent Midwest tour, according to three sources familiar wit...
01:17, 2019-06-21

B.C. chiefs call on Canada to cancel funding for controversial Hawaii telescope The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is calling for the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw its support for the project....
21:34, 2019-07-24

The Controversial Role of La Malinche in the Fall of the Aztec Empire: Traitor or Hero? La Malinche (meaning ‘the captain’s woman’), also known as ‘Malinalli’, ‘Malintzin’ or ‘Doña Marina’, is an important figure in the history of Mexico, especially for the pivotal role she played in the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. La Malinche is indeed a controversial figure in her country o...
21:00, 2019-07-24

Janet Jackson and 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi Arabia concert The stars, along with the rapper Future, have been announced to play at the event after Nicki Minaj withdrew over human rights concernsJanet Jackson and the rappers 50 Cent and Future have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia that Nicki Minaj pulled out of ...
22:34, 2019-07-17

San Francisco School Board May Save Controversial George Washington Mural Following outrage over its vote to paint over the murals, which some considered offensive, the board is considering covering them in a way that preserves them....
23:51, 2019-08-10

DuPont to stop buying firefighting foam made with controversial chemicals Industrial materials maker DuPont said on Wednesday it would stop buying and using firefighting foams made with a controversial class of chemicals, which are at the center of multiple environmental lawsuits, by the end of 2021....
16:34, 2019-08-28

President Trump Has Planned a Controversial Fourth of July ‘Salute to America.’ Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump will deliver a presidential address at a controversial “Salute to America” celebration at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall on the Fourth of July featuring heavy military equipment and heads of major military branches. The event, which will be added on to t...
00:17, 2019-07-04

Trump Mimics Asian Accent During Controversial Fundraiser in the Hamptons: Report Equinox and SoulCycle owner Stephen Ross still held his Trump fundraiser this weekend because he’s not going to let a few celebrities and common folk scare him away from his love for white supremacy....
22:51, 2019-08-12

Watch: The controversial ‘Avengers: Endgame’ re-release credits scene just leaked Marvel invited Avengers fans back to theaters for an Avengers: Endgame re-release that delivered bonus content as well as an exclusive poster for fans. It was all done in the name of beating Avatar at the box office, a marketing effort that failed — reports say the film might need another re-r...
20:51, 2019-07-02

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and the LGBTQ community....
03:17, 2019-07-10

Samsung enlists controversial influencer for its weird anti-iMessage promotion I’ve always felt that the color of text message bubbles on our phones attracts an inordinate amount of attention in the world today, though I know there are plenty of people out there who get hot under the collar when a green text message bubble from an Android device user breaks up a blue iMe...
09:17, 2019-08-23

Findlay Prep produced 17 NBA players. Then overnight, the controversial program shut down. The Nevada high school for elite basketball prospects was both admired and reviled over a wildly successful run. Now the players left behind are picking up the pieces....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Virginia report inconclusive about Ralph Northam, controversial yearbook photo In a rather anticlimactic turn Wednesday, officials in Virginia announced the results of an investigation into a racially-insensitive yearbook from 35 years ago involving Gov. Ralph Northam....
19:51, 2019-05-22

Hong Kong suspends controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong will suspend a controversial China extradition bill, its leader said Saturday, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout the semi-autonomous Chinese city....
12:17, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader suspends controversial extradition bill after protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
12:34, 2019-06-15

‘He’s not controversial, he’s truthful’: Trump praises far-right voices at ‘social media summit’ President Donald Trump used a White House conference Thursday to applaud far-right social media provocateurs even as he conceded that some of them are extreme in their views....
21:00, 2019-07-12

On This Day: Julio Cesar Chavez salvaged controversial draw with Pernell Whitaker Controversy ruled on September 10, 1993 as Pernell Whitaker denied victory over Julio Cesar Chavez, writes Marc Gatford The post On This Day: Julio Cesar Chavez salvaged controversial draw with Pernell Whitaker appeared first on Boxing News....
13:00, 2019-09-10

Controversial Frank Lloyd Wright spiral house listed for $9.9 million The spiral house Wright designed for his son in an upscale Phoenix neighborhood is listed for $9.9 million, and that includes a $3 million price drop.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

Final Wheel Movement Decided Controversial Penalty That Undid Ferrari's F1 Win: Report The Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday began as a welcome break from the norm in Formula One, with a car finally giving Mercedes, which has won every race this year, a real challenge—a beatdown, even. But the race ended with Mercedes on top yet again, by virtue of a penalty dealt to the team that actual...
21:17, 2019-06-10

'The Hunt' director breaks silence, says controversial movie's 'ambition was to poke at both sides' The director of the canceled controversial film “The Hunt” still hopes the political thriller will be released someday and stands by the project that he calls “misunderstood.” ...
20:00, 2019-08-19

Belmont Stakes 2019: The final chapter in this year's controversial Triple Crown New York's Belmont Stakes is one of the crown jewels of US racing and represents the final leg of the celebrated Triple Crown -- with Justify completing the treble in 2018....
15:34, 2019-06-07

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
07:17, 2019-06-04

Serena Williams defeats Naomi Osaka in rematch of controversial US Open final Serena Williams progressed to the semifinals of the Rogers Cup on Friday by defeating Naomi Osaka 6-3 6-4, the first time the pair had met since the infamous US Open final in September of last year....
20:51, 2019-08-10

Google says controversial Chinese search app Dragonfly has been 'terminated' amid GOP senator's grilling Under withering questions from GOP Sen. Josh Hawley, a top Google executive said the company has "terminated" its censored Chinese search engine project known as Dragonfly....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Ferrari Denied Review of Controversial Penalty That Undid Its Canadian Grand Prix Win The Ferrari Formula One team, evidently still not over the controversial penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel the victory at the Canadian Grand Prix two weeks ago, had a hearing in France on Friday to try to win its win back. It didn’t work....
01:34, 2019-06-22

HBO's controversial 'Confederate' is likely dead after Benioff and Weiss sign huge Netflix deal "Confederate," which would have depicted an alternate universe in which the Confederacy successfully succeeded from the Union, triggered outrage when the series was announced in 2017....
16:17, 2019-08-08

Canadian newspaper publisher cuts ties with artist behind controversial Trump cartoon A Canadian artist's freelance contract with a newspaper publishing company was terminated days after one of his cartoons depicting President Trump mocking the recent drowning deaths of a migrant father and daughter went viral on social media....
10:34, 2019-07-01

Winnipeg Humane Society calls for permanent closure to zoo’s controversial stingray exhibit The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) is calling for the zoo to permanently shut down the Stingray Beach exhibit, citing unnecessary stress, confinement and suffering on the part of the stingrays....
22:00, 2019-07-03

Game of Thrones Director Sheds New Light on Controversial Daenerys Targaryen Scene It's been weeks, and here we are still talking about Game of Thrones and the decisions Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) made in the penultimate episode of the fantasy series. In "The......
01:51, 2019-06-20

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.        ...
10:34, 2019-06-15

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam has faced unprecedented pressure to scrap the legis...
13:00, 2019-06-15

'Dancing With the Stars' recap: Controversial Sean Spicer dazzles with outfit, if not with dance The 'Dancing with the Stars' season premiere featured the day-glo debut of Sean Spicer and a save-the-day performance by Christie Brinkley's daughter.        ...
08:17, 2019-09-17

Possible real-life Pixel 4 photo leak shows Google’s controversial new design Google’s Pixel 4 won’t be the best-selling Android smartphone of 2019. In fact, Samsung might have sold more Galaxy S10 phones during the series’ first month of availability than Google’s Pixel 4 series will sell over its entire lifespan. The Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL also won&r...
17:00, 2019-07-22

Labor Sec. Alex Acosta defends controversial deal with 'predator' Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — who as a prosecutor cut a deal that spared financier Jeffrey Epstein of federal charges a decade ago — is answering reporters' questions about Epstein....
23:34, 2019-07-10

Leader of Tucson’s sanctuary city campaign writes controversial Facebook post TUCSON — Zaira Livier, the campaign director for Prop 205, took to Facebook after learning of the death of conservative activist and political donor, David Koch. She posted this on her private Facebook page: “I’m getting a little tired of these criminal billionaires dying before we...
15:17, 2019-09-02

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
15:34, 2019-06-28

Jeffrey Epstein's victims will not get cash damages from federal government over controversial deal Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from what authorities have said was a jailhouse suicide in August while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in U.S. District Court in Manhattan....
23:51, 2019-09-16

Michelle Wie fires back after golf instructor makes controversial LPGA comments Golfer Michelle Wie fired back at professional golf instructor Hank Haney, who made controversial comments he made about the LPGA during his SiriusXM radio show Wednesday....
19:17, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong 'riot' protests force delay of controversial extradition bill Riot-like demonstrations in Hong Kong Wednesday forced the government to postpone a vote on a controversial extradition bill, and drew tear gas and rubber bullets from police....
18:51, 2019-06-12

Facebook falls following report that Zuckerberg emails link him to controversial privacy practices Facebook stock dropped on a Wall Street Journal report that the company uncovered emails linking CEO Mark Zuckerberg to the social media giant's controversial privacy practices....
18:17, 2019-06-12

Oakland Raiders general manager defends signing Richie Incognito despite controversial past The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Richie Incognito to a one-year deal Tuesday, despite a controversial past that includes a bullying scandal and multiple run-ins with law enforcement....
17:00, 2019-05-29

Hong Kong protesters push ahead with mass rally despite suspension of controversial bill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
18:00, 2019-06-16

As Democrats call for his resignation, HUD Secretary Ben Carson defends his controversial comments about transgender people Carson on Friday sent an agency-wide email seeking to explain his comments and blaming the media for "blatant mischaracterizations of what I have said."...
05:34, 2019-09-21

Former ‘Bachelor’ star Colton Underwood reacts to Kelly Ripa’s controversial comments on franchise Former “Bachelor” star Colton Underwood shared his thoughts on the comments Kelly Ripa made about the popular franchise that ultimately received backlash from the "Bachelor/Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss and host Chris Harrison....
22:00, 2019-05-25

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

Marianne Williamson Explains Her Controversial Views on Prescription Drugs and Why Black People Should Vote for Her During her sitdown interview with The Root, Marianne Williamson balked at suggestions that her dearth of experience in electoral politics makes her unqualified to be in the White House, saying that “Politicians are not the only people who sit around and have significant conversations about America” ...
20:34, 2019-08-21

The co-founder of Google's controversial AI unit DeepMind has reportedly been 'placed' on leave, but it's not clear why (GOOG, GOOGL) DeepMind The co-founder of DeepMind, Mustafa Suleyman, has been placed on leave of absence, according to a Bloomberg report on Wednesday. "Mustafa is taking time out right now after 10 hectic years," a DeepMind spokesperson told Bloomberg. At the UK-based DeepMind, Suleyman helped build the compan...
00:17, 2019-08-22

Why Hong Kong Protesters Aren’t Calling It Quits After the Suspension of a Controversial Extradition Bill Twice in as many weeks protesters have thronged to Hong Kong’s streets in unprecedented numbers to demand the government withdraw a proposal that would allow extraditions to mainland China. Both times, Hong Kong’s top official refused to scrap the widely unpopular legislation. The protes...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Burglary at Rep. Elijah Cummings's Baltimore home reported hours before controversial Trump tweet Police said the suspected burglary occurred at 3:40 a.m. Saturday at Rep. Elijah Cummings' house. "At this time, it is unknown if any property was taken from the location," a Baltimore police spokesman said....
01:51, 2019-08-02

Woman suing Harvard over slave portraits gains support of controversial prof's relatives A Connecticut woman suing Harvard University for 19th-century images of slaves she says were her ancestors has been backed by descendants of the professor who commissioned the images in a bid to prove blacks were inferior to whites....
08:00, 2019-06-21

Hong Kong leader ignores protesters' deadline to pull controversial extradition bill Hong Kong's government ignored a Thursday deadline imposed by protesters to scrap controversial extradition legislation, setting the stage for additional protests this weekend....
04:17, 2019-06-21

Trump looks to rally controversial online allies at White House social media summit Some experts fear Trump's invite list might legitimize their online tactics -- posting incendiary, misleading tweets or videos -- entering the 2020 election campaign....
09:51, 2019-07-10

Controversial George Washington mural to be covered, not destroyed, San Francisco school board votes San Francisco's school board voted Tuesday to cover up, but preserve, a mural depicting slavery, a murdered Native American and George Washington.        ...
23:51, 2019-08-14

Ilhan Omar blasts ‘false equivalences’ after top House Dem calls her out over sharing controversial cartoon Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar is not happy that a top House Democrat seemed to accuse her -- along with President Trump -- of spreading anti-Semitic messages....
05:17, 2019-08-24

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
06:51, 2019-06-13

University of Alabama trustees vote to return a record $26.5 million donation given by controversial donor TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — University of Alabama trustees vote to return a record $26.5 million donation given by controversial donor. The post University of Alabama trustees vote to return a record $26.5 million donation given by controversial donor appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:00, 2019-06-07

The Little Mermaid's Halle Bailey Isn't Alone: Inside Disney's Many Controversial Live-Action Casting Choices It was meant to be a moment of celebration for Halle Bailey. When Disney and director Rob Marshall announced the the Grown-ish star and singer, one half of R&B duo Chloe x Halle, had......
12:17, 2019-07-16

Netanyahu says if reelected he'll annex parts of Hebron in The West Bank in controversial move: reports Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he plans to apply Israeli sovereignty on West Bank settlements in Hebron, the largest Palestinian city, if he is reelected in Tuesday’s election....
09:51, 2019-09-17

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher’s controversial war crimes trial to begin after months of disputes The controversial war crimes trial of Navy SEAL Edward "Eddie" Gallagher is set to begin Monday after months of disputes between defense lawyers and military prosecutors that have reverberated all the way up to the White House....
16:51, 2019-06-17

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around the world"....
21:17, 2019-08-23

Eternal Driver Paul Menard Retires From NASCAR While Controversial Upstart DiBenedetto Takes His Place NASCAR fans today were not at all prepared for the news bomb that Wood Brothers Racing was about to drop on the racing world: driver Paul Menard will be ending his 4,000-year career in NASCAR and retiring at the end of the 2019 season, to be replaced with currently-driveless Matt DiBenedetto....
21:34, 2019-09-10

Iggy Azalea shares controversial view of cultural appropriation, response to nude photo hack Iggy Azalea reflected on backlash she's received for things like her look and racist tweets that resurfaced during her run in the limelight.        ...
02:34, 2019-08-09

Hundreds of thousands of people join latest Hong Kong protest against controversial extradition bill Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong today, defacing a national Chinese emblem in their latest expression of protest against a controversial extradition bill....
15:51, 2019-07-21

Drake's controversial Beatles tattoo puts the rapper on Abbey Road, irking Fab Four fans Beatles fans are not loving Drake's tattoo featuring the rapper as the fifth member of the British band on Abbey Road.        ...
14:51, 2019-08-13

Referees make controversial call in final minute of Chicago Bears' win over Denver Broncos A last-minute roughing-the-passer penalty on the Broncos' Bradley Chubb helped the Bears pull out a last-second win in Denver.       ...
09:51, 2019-09-16

Donald Cerrone's Controversial Loss To Tony Ferguson Might've Ended Because He Blew His Nose At The Wrong Time As promised, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tony Ferguson delivered unrelenting action in the people’s main event at last weekend’s UFC 238. The bout earned fight of the night honors, though it ended in a controversial way that left nobody involved very happy....
17:00, 2019-06-10

Los Angeles Rams' Aqib Talib offers his thoughts on controversial NFC title game no-call as rematch looms The Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints have a rematch of the NFC Championship on Sunday and the controversial blown pass interference call is something that will loom over the game....
20:17, 2019-09-12

An Indian couple just became the world's oldest parents. A fertility expert weighs in on the ethics behind the controversial 'medical miracle.' Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, gave birth to full-term twins on September 5 in the city of Guntur, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. However, reports soon emerged that Mangayamma and her husband, Sitarama Rajarao, were in intensive care soon after the birth — Mangayamma for birth-related preca...
19:00, 2019-09-21

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
02:51, 2019-07-17

‘The Bill Is Dead.’ Hong Kong’s Leader Vows to Kill a Controversial Extradition Plan After Weeks of Protest Bowing to public pressure after weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday the extradition bill that kicked off a spiraling political crisis “is dead,” but it remains unclear if she will formally withdraw the legislation. Lam said the government’s work on t...
13:51, 2019-07-09

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
14:00, 2019-06-12

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, who was referred to as G.M.C. in court documents. Pr...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announces controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of violent protests, is 'dead' Screenshot/Bloomberg Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday morning local time that a controversial extradition bill that was previously being mulled over by the territory's governing body is "dead." The bill, which would have allowed extradition to mainland China, sparked mass protests over t...
09:51, 2019-07-10

Boris Johnson's lawyers to defend controversial five-week Parliament shutdown as Supreme Court fight enters second day Boris Johnson is today set to defend his controversial decision to shut down Parliament for five weeks as a court battle at the UK's highest court enters its second day....
05:00, 2019-09-19

Is Corsica's 'cat-fox' a previously unknown feline species? In the Asco forest in Corsica, two agents of the National Hunting and Wildlife Office (ONCFS) show AFP what they think is a new feline species.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-20

NYC’s new exclusive gym is catered to the stars Fifteen-foot Himalayan pink-salt walls, infrared saunas, doggie daycare — when it comes to his massive new Flatiron District gym, celebrity fitness mogul Alex Reznik is leaving no kettlebell unturned. And after converting the storied Clay Health Club + Spa at 25 W. 14th St. into the extravagant memb...
18:00, 2019-06-05

'Doctor Who' will be an HBO Max streaming exclusive in the US Finding the shows you want to stream is about to get more complicated in the coming months as some big-name companies launch their own services to take on the likes of Hulu and Netflix. Among them is WarnerMedia, and when HBO Max arrives next spring,......
01:01, 2019-08-02

|EXCLUSIVE:WesitdownwithJamesMcAvoyinLondontotalk'It:ChapterTwo' Leandra Engelbrecht sits down with James McAvoy who plays the older Bill Denbrough to find out more about what went on behind-the-scenes of 'It: Chapter Two.'...
09:34, 2019-09-06

|EXCLUSIVE:OrganisedcrimebehindmassiveR1.6bndebitorderscam An extensive investigation into illegal debit order scams involving the country’s major commercial banks has revealed the existence of organised crime syndicates seemingly operating on a massive scale....
19:17, 2019-06-02

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

‘Midsommar’ director’s cut will be an Apple TV exclusive A director's cut of Ari Aster's broad-daylight horror movie Midsommar hit select theaters this past weekend, expanding the original runtime of 148 minutes to 171 minutes. While A24 will publish the original cut as a Blu-ray, DVD and digital combo pac......
07:34, 2019-09-06

India Exclusive Review: BMW X7 xDrive30d Here's our India exclusive review of the all-new BMW X7, the Bavarian carmaker's flagship SUV. We got to the drive the xDrive30d, diesel version of the new BMW X7, which is priced in India at Rs.......
18:17, 2019-07-31

Exclusive: the future of Ford, according to its bosses Our mission to find out the true state of Ford took in operations on both sides of the Atlantic We travelled to Ford HQ in Dearborn, USA to speak to the firm's leaders and get an in-depth look at the Blue Oval's plans to turn its fortunes around One hundred years ago nearly half of the cars on Br...
07:34, 2019-08-27

Exclusive: New Study Says U.S. Can’t Win the Trade War and Neither Can China The escalating U.S.-China trade war is unwinnable by either side, according to new research shown exclusively to TIME. On Sept. 1, the Trump Administration slapped 15% levies on an additional $125 billion of Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to retaliate with 5-10% tariffs on 1,717 American product...
18:34, 2019-09-06

HBO Max will be the exclusive streaming home of 'Friends' AT&T's WarnerMedia finally has a name for its streaming service -- and some unfortunate news for people hoping it would share some classic shows. The new platform will be named HBO Max, and will unsurprisingly use HBO's material as its base on t......
09:17, 2019-07-10

'The Orville' season 3 will be a Hulu exclusive You'll have to forget about watching The Orville's third season on Fox. Hulu has announced that it will offer season 3 of the sci-fi series as an exclusive in the US, with new episodes premiering in late 2020. Creator and star Seth MacFarlane was f......
06:51, 2019-07-21

What happens to the human body in space Space is a dangerous and unfriendly place not suited for human life, yet astronauts are sent up to the International Space Station every year. From exposure to high levels of radiation to surviving in micro-gravity conditions, space can be a tough place to live. Without gravity working on your body...
20:51, 2019-09-17

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

Why reCAPTCHA is actually an act of human torture Like many things that start out as a mere annoyance, though eventually grow into somewhat of an affliction. One particular dark and insidious thing has more than reared its ugly head in recent years, and now far more accurately described as an epidemic disease. I’m talking about the filth that is re...
17:51, 2019-08-23

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

Exclusive: reborn Porsche 935 driven at Goodwood We take the 690bhp reborn race car up the famous hill at the Goodwood Festival of Speed There was more than one reason I turned off the stability systems as I sat on the start line of the Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb, the first hack in the world to drive the new 690bhp 935. One was obvious:...
22:34, 2019-07-04

'Shenmue 3' will be an Epic Games Store exclusive on PC Surprise! The PC version of Shenmue 3 is now an Epic Games Store exclusive. That means the crowdfunded sequel, which was originally unveiled as part of Sony's E3 press conference in 2015, won't be sold through Steam or any other PC-centric storefront......
02:34, 2019-06-11

The sun sets on Giant Days with this exclusive As Time Goes By first look For the past 4 years, Boom! Studios’ Giant Days has consistently been one of the very best comics published every single month. The tale of three young British women during their three years at university, Giant Days tells heartfelt, hilarious stories about everyday struggles, amplified to new level...
20:34, 2019-07-02

E3’s first VR-exclusive gaming press conference was actually pretty rad E3 hasn't even begun, and we're already a bit weary about so many gaming publishers and companies hosting press conferences at the event. What's one more, right? In the case of the virtual reality enthusiasts at UploadVR—a media site, not a publisher or developer—their first take on the press confer...
06:17, 2019-06-11

Find out who (or what) is following Chester in this The Terror: Infamy exclusive The Terror: Infamy has embarked on a mission to shine a light on an infamous but rarely discussed chapter of American history: the internment of Japanese Americans from 1942 to 1945. That look into the past—both the nation’s and that of the Nakayama family, including Derek Mio’s Chester—has struggle...
17:17, 2019-09-13

Exclusive new photos from the biggest summer movies Check out exclusive new photos from the most must-see movies of this summer, including 'Avengers: Endgame' and 'Men in Black International.'        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

New Media, Gannett on the upswing after Post exclusive These two publishing giants might want to cancel their road show — thanks to The Post. One day after The Post revealed that top executives from New Media Investment and Gannett were going to hit the road to explain their merger plans and boost their stock prices — both stocks suddenly reversed their...
13:51, 2019-08-09

The Legion Of Superheroes arrives in this Superman #15 exclusive DC Comics’ revival of the Legion of Superheroes kicked off last month with the first appearance of the new Legion in Superman #14, sending the future heroes back in time to witness the creation of the United Planets at the core of their 31st Century superhero team. That idea comes courtesy of Jonath...
02:17, 2019-09-17

Exclusive: Saudis say Shi'ite man arrested as juvenile will not be executed A young man from Saudi Arabia's minority Shi'ite Muslim community who was arrested at the age of 13 will not be executed and could be released by 2022, a Saudi official told Reuters on Saturday following reports of his pending execution....
03:34, 2019-06-16

Inside the Hamptons’ ‘special and exclusive’ enclave Georgica Association, in New York’s Hamptons, is where the uber-rich go in the summer to stay in the sun and get out of the glare of the public eye. The community, which has emerald-green lawns and an unpretentious attitude, resides virtually unnoticed in the down-home hamlet of Wainscott on the Eas...
08:34, 2019-06-28

Exclusive: Fed's Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China trade war and global slowdown could derail the economy....
23:00, 2019-08-16

Exclusive: U.S. will not blacklist Iran's foreign minister, for now The United States has decided not to impose sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for now, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, in a sign Washington may be holding a door open for diplomacy....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Creepshow comes home for an exclusive poster reveal George Romero and Stephen King’s original 1982 Creepshow opens with an innocent-looking young boy sitting in bed underneath his Dracula poster, grinning at the skeletal Creep hovering outside his window beckoning him towards a night of ghastly, gruesome horror delights. Now, the creep is coming fro...
23:17, 2019-07-15

Get up to 60% off Bitdefender's antivirus packages with this exclusive offer Amazon Prime Day might now be almost upon us. But if you're holding out to see what antivirus packages come down in price we can tell you now there is no need. The best antivirus software on the market is currently at a price we can't see being beaten anytime soon.Offering discounts of up ...
20:00, 2019-07-09

Exclusive: Best cities for a short trip in the US, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

Hit the Sack With 50% Savings on This Marmot Sleeping Bag [Exclusive] The money you spend on this Marmot Women’s Trestles Elite 30 Sleeping Bag won’t keep you up at night. Through June 2, you can crawl into this comfy cocoon of a sleeping bag for just $70—that’s half off its usual price—using promo code KINJA50. With an external pocket, HL-ElixR insulation, and a fold...
19:17, 2019-05-30

These new exclusive Samsung Galaxy S10e deals are the best value around Through a combination of the blistering sun, the confusingly never-ending supply of bank holidays and a collection of brilliant TechRadar exclusive Samsung Galaxy S10e deals, there has never been a better time to be British...right?Wouldn't include Samsung's Galaxy S10e in your British sum...
11:00, 2019-05-25

Tuchel exclusive: Neymar takes everything to heart "Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel joined Eurosport Germany at Roland Garros - and discussed his two star strikers, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe."...
14:34, 2019-05-29

One Of the Smallest USB-C PD Battery Packs We've Ever Seen Only Costs $15 [Exclusive] Until very recently, USB-C Power Delivery battery packs were exclusively large. Like 20,000mAh or more, and a few pounds to boot. But if you don’t need that much power for a few hours on a plane, this pack from Xcentz is a svelte 10,000mAh, and only $15 today with promo code KINJA157....
21:17, 2019-05-29

Exclusive: WeWork considers dramatic valuation cut in IPO WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12 billion, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuation it achieved in January, people familiar with the matter said on Friday....
02:00, 2019-09-14

The Days When Blockbuster Had Exclusive Video Games On the season finale of Complete In Box, we’re taking a look at a piece of gaming history that’s so totally ‘90s: The rental store exclusive video game....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Don't fuck with the Riot Girls in this exclusive clip What do you get when you combine a post-apocalyptic survival thriller with a high school horror flick with a sweet queer romance with punk rock attitude? You get Riot Girls, the debut feature from XX director (she did the segment “The Box”) and former Rue Morgue editor Jovanka Vuckovic....
21:51, 2019-08-14

Amazon Seeks Exclusive Programming for IMDb TV Amazon is increasing its investment in IMDb TV, its ad-supported streaming service for on-demand movies and television shows, as consumers suggest there is room for alternatives to ad-free subscription video....
02:34, 2019-08-28

The ultimate e-book on hurricanes is an iPad exclusive "Hurricane Journey" by Jim Edds and Jeff Gammons is truly an amazing showcase of what the iBooks authoring platform for the iPad can really do. And if you buy it, it may save your life....
00:34, 2019-08-31

After canceling one upgrade, Minecraft gets another—and it’s Nvidia RTX exclusive This gallery mostly consists of comparison shots, with Nvidia's RTX ray tracing system enabled or disabled. Click back and forth to see the difference. This one has RTX enabled. On Monday, Mojang and Nvidia kicked off this week's Gamescom gaming conference by...
15:34, 2019-08-19

An exclusive bitcoin ETF-like product just hit the market—here's how it works A bitcoin-based fund from VanEck and SolidX is now available to "qualified" investors, and it could be a first step toward the long-awaited prospect of fully tradeable cryptocurrency ETFs, experts say....
20:51, 2019-09-12

Apple is reportedly planning to pay for exclusive podcasts Apple reportedly is looking to buy exclusive rights to original podcasts, reported Bloomberg. The company has reached out to executives of media companies, but there's no clear strategy in place yet. Since Apple's share of the podcast market is so la......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Cats and water don’t mix in this Catwoman #14 exclusive preview Whenever a costumed crusader comes to a new city, it causes trouble for the established criminal element. Selina Kyle’s presence in Villa Hermosa is especially tricky for these gangs because she operates on both sides of the law, making her an X-factor that poses all sorts of complications if she’s ...
21:17, 2019-08-12

Lamborghini debuts exclusive sports cars Lamborghini recently debuted the Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster and the Huracán EVO GT Celebration at Monterey Car Week at Pebble Beach.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

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

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

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

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

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

The Stone Age: The First 99 Percent of Human History The Stone Age is the longest period of human history, lasting from 2.6 million years ago to about 5,000 years ago. ...
15:34, 2019-09-09

Human Civilization Is Collapsing! What Car Do You Steal? Good evening. We at Jalopnik regret to inform you that the collapse of human civilization is upon us. We’ve had a good, I don’t know, 10,000 years or so, but even the best parties have to end sometime. This leaves you facing an important question: what car do you steal?...
01:34, 2019-09-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your Car Will Probably Be Driven By A Remote Human Before A Computer If we’ve learned anything from Silicon Valley, it’s to over-promise and under-deliver. And if we’ve learned anything else from Silicon Valley, it’s that replacing humans with artificial intelligence is not nearly as easy as it sounds....
00:17, 2019-08-27

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

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

How the world’s first quintuplets were exploited in a human zoo It was a typical playground — if you ignored the barbed wire and bizarre signs: “PLEASE COOPERATE; SILENCE IS REQUESTED.” “NO PHOTOGRAPHS ALLOWED TO BE TAKEN OF THE CHILDREN.” The children in question were the internationally famous Dionne quintuplets, the first-ever five identical siblings to survi...
01:17, 2019-08-25

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

A Quick Refresher on How to Drive Like a Human The collective challenge of merging two lanes of traffic into one can be thwarted by a single, antsy driver, says Dan Neil. Here’s how to not be that person....
01:17, 2019-09-13

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:51, 2019-06-12