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The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival

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The 100 once again wonders if war and violence is necessary for survival

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He Stayed at Tiananmen to the End. Now He Wonders What It Meant. Zhou Duo helped evacuate Tiananmen Square in 1989. These days he defends the movement, but sees democracy in retreat in the West and far-off in China....
18:34, 2019-06-03

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Rethinking the workspace can do wonders for office productivity “Teams felt they were really out of sync and wasting precious time from going up and down the elevator to ask each other questions,” says Graham Storey, the executive creative director at the firm....
01:17, 2019-06-17

Reddittor Wonders: Should I Just Give Elon My Money? I know there’s sort of a stereotype about a certain sort of painfully obsessed Tesla fan/Elon Musk worshipper that is, likely, an unfair categorization of most Tesla fans. But then you see something like this recent discussion on Reddit’s r/TeslaMotors forum, and you remember that, oh yeah, sometime...
18:00, 2019-06-13

After Losing His Parents, an Author Wonders: Who and What Is Real? In “Picnic Comma Lightning,” Laurence Scott combines a memoir about grief with an investigation into the ways technologies blur the line between public and private....
12:34, 2019-06-15

Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois Upcoming British title challenger Daniel Dubois on the upheaval in the heavyweight division The post Had Anthony Joshua been at the top too long, wonders Daniel Dubois appeared first on Boxing News....
21:17, 2019-06-07

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tabletop studio Plan B Games released Century: Spice Road. A tight, brain-teasing card game, Spice Road...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a “cover-up” related to lawmakers’ ongoing Russia probes. “He just took a pass — and it makes me wonder why he did that,” Pelosi said...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Venezuelan journalists report on their own survival As the UN's Michelle Bachelet visits Venezuela to address the political standoff and electricity and internet blackouts becoming the norm, life's daily struggles have become an unwanted news beat for journalists....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Giants’ other quarterback battle is one of survival Of the four quarterbacks on the Giants’ roster, Kyle Lauletta and Alex Tanney are the other guys in a room dominated by Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones. There will be some sort of quarterback competition at the top of this food chain, if you listen to coach Pat “I’m not trying to be cryptic’’......
01:51, 2019-06-16

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help you while you are in any of the SHFT situation. And I hope you will love them when you use them. 1.     SAS Survival Handbook: SAS survival handbook is...
15:17, 2019-05-21

New war on cancer aims at longterm survival, not cure Scientists want to ‘take away the fear’ by halting mutation of cells, even in advanced casesLeading scientists are embarking on a new war against cancer, aimed not necessarily at curing it but at turning it into a condition that people can live with.The world-renowned Institute of Cancer Research is...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Post-Apocalyptic Survival Skills: How to Measure Acceleration Before the internet or any electronics at all, people used a gadget called the Atwood machine. It might come in handy should modern society take a hit....
17:00, 2019-06-10

'Blair Witch' returns as a survival horror game So that Blair Witch reboot wasn't very good. But maybe a video game could change things up? Today during Microsoft's E3 press conference, we got our first glimpse at Blair Witch, an upcoming survival horror game from Bloober, the folks behind Observe......
08:00, 2019-06-10

Carmakers Turn to Survival Tactics With Industry Under Siege Fiat Chrysler and Renault’s attempt to join forces was a response to turmoil in the auto industry, which accounts for much of the world’s factory jobs....
15:34, 2019-06-06

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
15:01, 2019-05-21

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the terrorist attack....
21:51, 2019-06-17

US Yoga Instructor Recounts 'Spiritual' Ordeal Of Survival While Lost The yoga instructor rescued after 17 days lost in a Hawaii forest reserve recounted on Tuesday sleeping in wild boar dens, trudging shoeless through a rocky stream and dining on plants to survive a......
05:17, 2019-05-29

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint's Survival Elements Keep The Game Tense I was playing Ghost Recon: Breakpoint as the assault class, Fixit. I had been doing my best to act as a tank for my teammates by getting out front and shooting people with my assault rifle. But my injuries started to add up: First I got nicked in the arm, then the leg. I didn’t have a chance to appl...
21:51, 2019-06-11

Rory McIlroy’s wild ride of survival to US Open contention PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Watching Rory McIlroy play golf can be an exhausting experience. One minute, all seems to be going well. The next minute, he’s hanging on by a thread, trying to survive. Such was his second round of the 119th U.S. Open on Friday at Pebble Beach. But when the roller coaster cam...
11:17, 2019-06-15

Mira Sorvino Shares Her Date Rape Survival Story Mira Sorvino is breaking her silence on something that has been "impossible" for her to share publicly. "I'm a survivor of date rape," the Oscar-winning actress said,......
02:17, 2019-06-13

An encounter in an alley reminded me why women always need survival instincts | Emma Brockes Even in a leafy Massachusetts town, a woman can’t forget to be ready to run – it’s enragingI was in Massachusetts, in a leafy college town that seemed entirely made up of bakeries and gift shops selling dresses from the 1980s. The Amtrak railway station was in the middle of the town and, because it ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

Monaco scrape Ligue 1 survival on final day as PSG slump to Reims defeat Monaco beaten by Nice but Caen lose at home to BordeauxKylian Mbappé scores consolation as champions lose 3-1Monaco have secured Ligue 1 survival despite failing to get the point they needed to guarantee safety on the final day, instead ending a dreadful season with a 2-0 defeat in Nice.Leonardo Jar...
03:34, 2019-05-25

How to make salad dressing in prison: the hit survival guide written by an inmate Is tinned fish currency? How do you make ‘jail velcro’? And will bedwetting get you a single cell? Meet Carl Cattermole, whose banged-up bible is making him a hero to prisoners When Carl Cattermole was released from prison, after serving a year of a two-and-a-half-year sentence for criminal damage, ...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Yoga instructor recounts 'spiritual' ordeal of survival while lost in Hawaii The yoga instructor rescued after 17 days lost in a Hawaii forest reserve recounted on Tuesday sleeping in wild boar dens, trudging shoeless through a rocky stream and dining on plants to survive a "spiritual boot camp" that tested her will to live....
07:51, 2019-05-29

Merck's Keytruda sets new five-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
17:17, 2019-06-01

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launched the International Year of Indigenous Languages, ...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Merck's Keytruda sets new 5-year survival standard for advanced lung cancer Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co's immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday....
18:34, 2019-06-01

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
15:34, 2019-06-03

Missing climbers in Himalayas, including 2 Americans, face 'bleak' chance of survival, official says A group of eight climbers -- including to Americans -- have gone missing while attempting to scale India's second-highest mountain, sparking a massive search as one official disclosed Sunday they are unlikely to be found amid reports of a "sizeable avalanche."...
19:00, 2019-06-02

'If he ... sees me, he’s going to shoot me': Dallas photographer Tom Fox recounts his story of survival Photographer Tom Fox was mere feet away from a gunman who opened fire at a Dallas federal courthouse on Monday.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-18

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
14:17, 2019-06-07

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago Chicago police say more than 50 people were shot, eight of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Two people were stabbed to death, bringing the total number of homicides to 10. (June 3)        ...
23:17, 2019-06-03

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targeted ― as are imams....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Trudeau: Violence against indigenous women often ignored TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the disappearances and deaths of indigenous women in Canada have too often been treated as a low priority or ignored and he says that must end. Trudeau was responding to an official inquiry report issued Monday on a problem he called shamefu...
19:34, 2019-06-03

Friday is National Gun Violence Awareness Day TUCSON – According to Everytown, a group working to end gun violence, 100 Americans are killed with guns every day. Groups across the nation are working to end gun violence and they are wearing orange to raise awareness. The organization that started this awareness day, Wear Orange, says firea...
20:51, 2019-06-07

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th largest country ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Germany calls for 'immediate' end to Sudan violence Violence in Sudan "cannot be justified," the German Foreign Ministry said after the military killed numerous peaceful protesters in Khartoum. The UN Security Council plans to hold a closed door meeting on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-06-04

9 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
14:51, 2019-06-03

35 dead in Sudan after violence over sit-in protests Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least nine people and wounding several others, officials said....
09:34, 2019-06-04

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
13:17, 2019-05-27

Coming soon: A new 'Hunger Games' prequel about 'survival' and 'humanity' in Panem's 'Dark Days' A decade after seemingly wrapping up “The Hunger Games,” Suzanne Collins is bringing readers a prequel set 64 years before they met Katniss Everdeen.        ...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-girlfriend. According to Tucson Police Department,...
15:34, 2019-06-18

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

Shooting survivor to focus on reducing gun violence CINCINNATI (AP) — A bank executive who survived 12 gunshots says she is going to make reducing gun violence her life’s mission. Whitney Austin says she has ended her time at Fifth Third Bank, where she was a vice president when a gunman opened fire Sept. 6, 2018, in the bank building’s l...
08:00, 2019-06-13

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
00:00, 2019-06-07

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
11:34, 2019-06-19

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
08:34, 2019-06-19

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence The governor of Congo's northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Sahuarita man arrested in domestic violence altercation SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A 31-year-old man was arrested in Sahuarita Sunday evening after the person was allegedly involved in a domestic violence altercation. According to Sahuarita Police Department, Augustine Rodriguez allegedly caused the victim to lose her consciousness twice after she physical...
05:00, 2019-06-11

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
09:00, 2019-06-13

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
15:17, 2019-06-07

UN Assembly remembers victims of violence against religion The U.N. General Assembly has adopted a resolution designating Aug. 22 as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief...
01:34, 2019-05-29

Phillies' Herrera arrested for domestic violence Officers found the 20-year-old girlfriend of Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera with "visible signs of injury to her arms and neck that was sustained after being assaulted by her boyfriend."...
00:17, 2019-05-29

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on tit-for-tat vengeance....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
03:17, 2019-06-06

Complaint filed of police violence against Russian reporter A lawyer for a prominent Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint with the country's top investigative body, saying police used violence against him while in custody....
15:34, 2019-06-09

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area. WFP said in a statement Tuesday that due to the latest wave of violence that broke out on April...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Warriors coach Kerr delivers gun violence message Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr delivered a pointed message via a T-shirt on Sunday, urging people to vote for those who will bring change to America's gun laws....
15:51, 2019-06-03

Chicago police: 52 shot, 10 fatally in weekend violence CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say 52 people were shot, 10 of them fatally, in gun violence over the weekend. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson plans a Monday morning news conference to address the violence and talk about enforcement initiatives. Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-...
15:51, 2019-06-03

"Look To India's Leaders To Condemn Violence Based On Religion": US The Trump administration wants the Indian government to swiftly condemn the acts of violence based on religion and hold the perpetrators accountable, a top official told lawmakers underlining that......
01:00, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Chief: 'Signs of homicidal violence' in death The Latest on the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Dallas homicide detectives are investigating the death of a transgender woman after her body was pulled from a lake in the North Texas over the weekend....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Candidate Swalwell to hold Las Vegas meeting on gun violence LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate and California Rep. Eric Swalwell plans to meet Wednesday with people affected by gun violence in Las Vegas, the site of the country’s deadliest mass shooting in modern history. Swalwell’s visit Wednesday appears to be the first gun-focu...
06:34, 2019-06-12

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
03:17, 2019-06-06

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
06:17, 2019-06-01

War at home: how Big Little Lies deftly dissects domestic violence In the second season of the HBO drama, a nuanced depiction of surviving a violent marriage deftly evokes a form of PTSDBig Little Lies is a beautiful show about ugly secrets. Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty, the show centers around the lives of five very different women in Monterey, California,...
16:34, 2019-06-17

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 are recovering. The outbreak of gun violence started at 6:30 on Saturday morning when a man was found shot to death on the 800 block of Cecil Avenue, acc...
00:51, 2019-06-17

Afghans deported from Germany face violence, other perils Since 2016, Germany has deported about 600 Afghans whose applications for asylum were rejected. When they land, they are given €150 and left to fend for themselves. Observers say this practice is irresponsible....
15:51, 2019-05-26

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidate, a former attorney general, has fled to the US, citing death threats....
14:17, 2019-06-16

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Northwest Nigeria violence drives 20,000 into Niger: UNHCR Violence in northwest Nigeria has forced around 20,000 refugees to flee to neighboring Niger since April, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday....
15:51, 2019-05-28

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of domestic violence in Atlantic City, New Jersey....
18:51, 2019-05-28

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas....
07:17, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his arms were red from an allergic reaction after he was...
17:00, 2019-06-14

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, two more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Two more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, initial information indicates that it continues to be cartel violence and two more are reported dead as a result of th...
21:17, 2019-06-14

Ex-Jaguars linebacker arrested on domestic violence charge JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been arrested on a domestic violence charge. Brown turned himself in Wednesday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and was expected to remain in the Duval County Jail until his first appearance before...
01:51, 2019-05-30

German far-right party accused of stoking hatred, violence BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers and extremism experts are accusing the far-right Alternative for Germany party of contributing to a climate of hatred that led to the killing of a pro-migrant politician earlier this month. A neo-Nazi with a history of violence has been arrested on suspicion of the exe...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
17:00, 2019-06-15

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credible threat. In the span of a week, officials say 12...
03:34, 2019-06-19

Cuomo announces new crackdown on fare-beaters, transit violence Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced a new crackdown on fare evasion and transit violence in the city, with 500 officers sent to police 50 subway stations and 50 bus routes. Among the ranks will be 200 redeployed MTA cops, 100 Bridge and Tunnels peace officers who Cuomo says can be reassigned thank...
22:17, 2019-06-17

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-06-18

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the military cracked down on peaceful protesters earlier this month....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Domestic violence against men – German states move to break taboos For the first time ever, two German states are launching an initiative to help male victims of domestic violence. Officials in Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia say they want to break the taboos surrounding the topic....
10:34, 2019-06-19

Political violence against women tracked for first time as attacks soar Analysts to compile database to track spike in cases, with female politicians and campaigners increasingly targetedViolence targeted against female politicians and activists will be tracked for the first time by a global database, amid indications of a recent rise in attacks.Researchers reviewed tho...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Uneasy calm in Hong Kong after day of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong riot police and protesters braced for possible further clashes across the city's financial district on Thursday after a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
00:01, 2019-06-16

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets of Tbilisi by black-frocked priests and far-right p...
16:17, 2019-06-16

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States, fueling tensions with President Donald Trump....
19:34, 2019-06-16

The Latest: EgyptAir flight to Sudan canceled amid violence Egypt’s national airline says it has canceled a flight to Sudan’s capital amid an attack by security forces on a protest camp in Khartoum that has killed at least 13 people...
15:17, 2019-06-03

Detroit chief says neo-Nazis sought gay pride event violence DETROIT (AP) — Detroit’s police chief says officers prevented violence by a neo-Nazi group that wanted to spark “Charlottesville No. 2” during a gay pride festival over the weekend. Chief James Craig said Monday that five people among about 15 white supremacists were legally carryi...
23:17, 2019-06-10

Wrong To Blame "Outsiders" For Political Violence In Bengal: RSS Chief Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat Sunday lamented the "political violence" in West Bengal and said calling those protesting against such killings as "outsiders" was wrong....
07:34, 2019-06-17

"Situation Under Control": Bengal Counters Centre's Advisory On Violence There were only a few "stray post-poll clashes" in West Bengal and the situation in the state was "under control", the Mamata Banerjee government said Sunday in a letter to the centre, which had......
04:00, 2019-06-10

Russian reporter’s lawyer protests alleged police violence MOSCOW (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian journalist detained on charges of drug dealing has filed a complaint that accuses police of using violence against the prominent reporter, a human rights group said Sunday. Police refuted claims that Ivan Golunov was beaten after his Thursday arrest; his lawyers ...
19:17, 2019-06-09

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:34, 2019-06-03

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
21:17, 2019-06-04

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied expectations and seen a dramatic decline in gun hom...
07:17, 2019-06-04

Palestinians report Gaza truce with Israel as violence ebbs Palestinian officials said an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel on Monday to end a recent surge of violence in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Off-duty officer dies in domestic violence at Michigan home GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an off-duty Detroit police officer has died following what was described as domestic violence at a home in a suburban community. Detroit police spokesman Cpl. Dan Donakowski tells The Detroit News that the victim was a female officer, but additional informat...
15:51, 2019-06-03

Violence rages in Libya as fighters attempt to advance into Tripoli The Libya National Army (LNA) force of Khalifa Haftar, who is allied to a parallel government in the east, started an offensive to take Tripoli almost two months ago but has not breached the city's southern defences....
22:00, 2019-05-25

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement started last November.Several had lost an eye or l...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Women in Bolivia using theater to fight gender-based violence LA PAZ, Bolivia — On stage, amid the hubbub of a Bolivian street market, women recount their stories of abuse at the hands of men. But the violence depicted in the play isn’t just make-believe for the 22 indigenous actresses: It’s based on their own real-life experiences. “Kusisita,” a work that see...
00:17, 2019-05-28

Phillies' Odúbel Herrera faces domestic violence charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera was arrested in Atlantic City on Monday night on a charge of simple assault following an alleged domestic incident....
06:01, 2019-05-29

Five Terrorists From Kashmir Shun Path Of Violence, Surrender: Report Five youths from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, who had joined terrorist organisations, shunned the path of violence and surrendered, police said on Saturday....
12:17, 2019-06-01

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Indonesian police arrest at least 20 amid post-election violence Indonesian police have arrested at least 20 people accused of provoking riots in Jakarta following official results showing President Joko Widodo had been re-elected, a police spokesman said on Wednesday....
07:34, 2019-05-22

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Julio Urias of Dodgers Placed on Leave After Domestic Violence Arrest Urias, 22, was arrested on Monday night for “intimate partner battery,” the police in Los Angeles said. The commissioner’s office will investigate the situation....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:34, 2019-06-06

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her ordeal in the hope of raising awareness about violence...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
13:17, 2019-06-06

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him 75 years later. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
03:17, 2019-06-06

Most Americans believe politicians’ heated rhetoric can lead to violence, report finds 78% of Americans say aggressive language from elected officials makes violence against targeted groups more likelyA majority of Americans believe that heated or aggressive rhetoric from politicians can lead to violence.A report published by the Pew Research Center on Wednesday found that 78% of Amer...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
15:51, 2019-06-15

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Centre Seeks Report From Bengal Government On Political Violence: Sources A week after it issued an advisory to the West Bengal government to contain the political violence that has kept the state on the edge since before the national elections, the centre has sought a......
15:51, 2019-06-15

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violence in Darfur, and those who have suffered at the hands of the brutal military crackdown earlier this month.  ...
22:34, 2019-06-19

Violence Involving ISIS Prisoners Leaves Dozens Dead in Tajikistan The Justice Ministry said the violence broke out at a prison near the capital when militants armed with knives killed three guards and several prisoners....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Ryan Phillippe explains his side of alleged domestic violence incident Ryan Phillippe insisted that he did not assault his ex-girlfriend Elsie Hewitt in a recent deposition, telling lawyers that he only “attempted to pick her up like a baby.”...
14:51, 2019-05-28

BJP Delegation Meets Governor Over Post-Poll Violence In West Bengal A BJP delegation Tuesday met Governor KN Tripathi to lodge complaint about post-poll violence in West Bengal and demanded deployment of army in parts of the state to control the situation....
20:34, 2019-05-21

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged letter to Abdel Fat...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Calls To Trigger Violence Tomorrow, Centre Warns States Before Counting There could be attempts to trigger violence during the counting of votes tomorrow for the Lok Sabha elections, the Home Ministry warned today, sending out alerts to chief secretaries and police chiefs......
16:17, 2019-05-22

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:51, 2019-06-18

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
22:51, 2019-05-29

Dodgers Pitcher Julio Urias Won't Be Charged In Domestic Violence Investigation The Office of the Los Angeles City Attorney will not file misdemeanor charges against Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias. Urias was arrested on May 13 after witnesses reportedly told law enforcement that they saw Urias shove a woman to the ground at the Beverly Center shopping mall. In a press release, the...
08:17, 2019-06-05

Mamata Banerjee Provoking Violence In West Bengal, Says Babul Supriyo Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Tuesday accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of provoking violence in the state and employing her party workers and police for the same....
23:51, 2019-06-11

| WATCH: Violence breaks out as police try to clear Hong Kong protesters Police fight with protesters in Hong Kong, using batons and pepper spray as they try to clear demonstrators from the city's parliament after a massive crowds marched against plans to allow extraditions to China....
22:34, 2019-06-09

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unorthodox idea Sunday, along with more mundane solutions like mediation, according to WBAL. “If they re...
21:34, 2019-06-03

Virginia Beach shooting: Booker and Warren seek focus on all gun violence Democratic candidates make case for gun control reform in terms of reducing overall death tollAfter 12 people were shot dead at a government building in Virginia Beach on Friday, some contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination sought to present the case for gun control reform in terms of ...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s Jamaica home at 97th Avenue near 147th Place on W...
15:51, 2019-06-02

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who have been threatened or attacked with a knife. They ...
02:34, 2019-06-14

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
18:00, 2019-06-10

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

Day After Bengal Violence, Home Ministry Asks Mamata Banerjee For Action The centre has expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in Bengal even after the national elections and issued an advisory to Mamata Banerjee's government, sources said. The state BJP had......
16:00, 2019-06-09

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to news reports, approximately 200 rockets were fired on Saturday from the Occupied Palestinian Territ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Quits As Reports Emerge Of Family Violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the US military into......
04:17, 2019-06-19

No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder review – domestic violence in America An explosive new book condemns the male culture that sees 50 women a month in the US shot dead by the men they loveWhat do we talk about when we talk about domestic violence? We talk about the scary, rageaholic man and his hapless female partner. We talk about the sudden boiling over. We talk about,...
16:51, 2019-06-10

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and violence across the west and north of the country....
14:32, 2019-05-21

The Nightingale director Jennifer Kent defends 'honest' depiction of rape and violence The Babadook creator’s new film set in 1825 Tasmania has become the flashpoint of this year’s Sydney film festival. Warning: contains spoilersThe Babadook director Jennifer Kent has defended her new film The Nightingale as an “honest and necessary depiction” of a brutal historical moment, after rape...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people have established a “broad consensus” against furth...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as far as the horizon. Behind them, hardly visible, a h...
01:34, 2019-06-19

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

Violence rocks Hong Kong protests while China, U.S. clash over extradition bill The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-12

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a second round on Aug. 11....
17:51, 2019-06-16

Dracula’s Balls: Weapons of Hyper-Violence Used by Vlad III Discovered Under Bulgarian Fortress Archaeologists excavating at the medieval Bulgarian ‘Zishtova Fortress’ have unearthed  ‘stone cannonballs’ which are thought to have been used by Vlad III [Tepes], the historical inspiration for Bram Stokers fictional vampire, Dracula. ...
01:01, 2019-06-09

Cuba is driving dissidents off island with threats of violence and jail, report finds Thirty-five activists, journalists and artists have been forced to leave the island in two years, human rights group saysCuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the Communist-run island, according to a new report by a non-governmental hu...
21:00, 2019-06-19

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
00:17, 2019-05-30

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province....
02:51, 2019-05-26

Sudan: top UN official demands cessation of violence and rape against civilians by security forces Following recent reports of attacks and rape by security forces and paramilitaries against the pro-democracy protesters in Sudan who have been holding a sit-in outside army headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Pramila Patten...
23:51, 2019-06-13

90 Day Fiancé's Larissa Dos Santos Lima Charged With Domestic Violence After Fight With Colt Johnson UPDATE: The verdict is in. Larissa Dos Santos Lima has been ordered by a judge to pay a $345 fine and serve 48 community service hours. Her attorney, Adam M. Vander Heyden tells E! News,......
01:17, 2019-05-31

Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera arrested, placed on leave after reported domestic violence incident Herrera, 27, was arrested in Atlantic City after an incident in the Golden Nugget Hotel. Officers ID'd the victim as his 20-year-old girlfriend.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-29

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for dialogue to end the crisis. ....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Hong Kong protests: Government buildings closed after days of violence over extradition bill Hong Kong authorities have shut down some government offices in the city's financial district for the rest of the week after another day of violence over a controversial extradition bill....
08:17, 2019-06-13

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regions most affected by clashes between local communities, made up of Tutsis and Hutus, especially in t...
15:17, 2019-05-26

Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen arrested on domestic violence charge Wichita State basketball player Teddy Allen was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, theft and criminal damage to property.       ...
03:34, 2019-06-15

Jailed Catalan separatist leaders deny violence, call for dialogue as trial ends The jailed Catalan leaders were given a chance to speak for 15 minutes at the end of their trial in Madrid. They denied the charges of rebellion, sedition and misappropriation of public funds, and called for dialogue....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Violence breaks out as protesters challenge bill allowing criminal suspects to be tried in mainland China Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous territory....
11:17, 2019-06-12

MLB slams umpires union over tweet accusing Padres' Manny Machado of committing 'violence in the workplace' Major League Baseball and its umpire’s union are publicly feuding after the latter accused San Diego Padres star Manny Machado of committing “violence in the workplace” following his ejection over the weekend during a game against Colorado....
00:51, 2019-06-20

Plumstead and Wandsworth murders: Fourteen arrests after two killed and three injured in 12 hours of violence in south London Fourteen arrests have been made after 12 hours of violence in south London which saw two teenagers killed within minutes of each other and another three men stabbed in a separate attack....
11:34, 2019-06-15

Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact of the continuing violence and unrest in the count...
23:51, 2019-06-11

Chelsea Wolfe strips back on "The Mother Road," the lead single from her upcoming Birth Of Violence There’s always been an ominous bombast to the work of gothic songwriter Chelsea Wolfe, one that’s grown darker and more dire on recent albums like 2015's Abyss and 2017's Hiss Spun, which we called a “full-on sludge-metal extravaganza.” Consider it some kind of reprieve, then, that the doom ...
00:34, 2019-06-19

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Over the weekend, hundreds of rockets were launched from the Occupied Palestinian Territory into southe...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Ripple effect of sexual violence in conflict threatens ‘collective security’, stains ‘our common humanity’, says UN chief  Sexual violence in conflict is a “threat to our collective security” and a “stain on our common humanity”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in his message commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, on Wednesday. ...
19:34, 2019-06-19

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Humanitarian Crises Co...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle of corruption and bribery; Ebola latest from DR Con...
22:17, 2019-05-28

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attac...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortages in Bangladesh...
02:51, 2019-05-25

Vomit violence: A 'large amount' of throw up led to New Mexico Uber shooting The driver shot and killed the passenger after a dispute stemming from vomit and a potential clean-up fee.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-30

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

Sajid Javid tells 'unbecoming' Donald Trump to butt out on knife murders Home Secretary Sajid Javid unleashed a withering slapdown to Donald Trump today, condemning a remark by the US President about killings in London as "unbecoming of a leader of such a great state"....
20:51, 2019-06-17

The apocalypse is in insufferable excess in FKA USA You might associate the phrase “as above, so below” with an abysmal found-footage horror film, but it actually dates back to the Middle Ages, when alchemists believed small parts of the universe reflected the larger whole. Today, there is scientific evidence to support the idea of “microcosms” in na...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Why I Left Breath of the Wild Unfinished Some time before I actually finished The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I stopped playing. It wasn’t because I got carried away by other games, and it wasn’t because I was tired of it. I just stopped. New Zelda games are rare things that only come once or twice a console generation, and games ...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Trudeau plans USMCA meetings with Pelosi, McConnell this week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with the top-ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate during a trip to Washington this week to get a read on prospects for bringing the new North American trade deal up for a vote in Congress.Trudeau's office announced late last week that he w...
21:17, 2019-06-17

Koepka early Open favorite Brooks Koepka fell short in his attempt to win his third consecutive U.S. Open on Sunday, but the four-time major champion has already been installed as the early favorite to win next month's Open Championship in Northern Ireland....
21:17, 2019-06-17

The Myth of Corporate Allyship Last month, we saw a bunch of companies from Hollywood, the perceived heart of liberal culture, vacillate on whether to stop filming in Georgia after the state passed an extremely restrictive abortion law. Now, we have the familiar sight of corporations who donate to reactionary, anti-LGBTQ causes c...
21:34, 2019-06-17

Save Us From 'Centrist' Democrats Spouting Mindless Clichés About Impeachment One of the recurring themes in the many “will they or won’t they” impeachment intrigue stories about Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats is the idea that Pelosi is protecting members in swing districts, particularly freshmen, from making a tough vote. The New York Times published a story on Sunday ...
21:34, 2019-06-17

Islamist Mursi briefly made history as Egypt's first democratically elected president When Mohamed Mursi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be president and, another year on, behind bars again....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
21:34, 2019-06-17

Suspect detained in shooting incident at midtown apartment complex TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in midtown Monday morning. According to TPD, the incident was reported the 29th Street and Venice Avenue intersection, near Swan Road. TPD said the shooting was a result of a dispute at an apartment complex located at ...
21:34, 2019-06-17

Are you getting enough fiber? (KPRC) “Gut health” is a buzzworthy term in medicine right now as more research is identifying diseases that are linked to your gut. If you’re staying hydrated and eating enough fiber, your digestive tract is functioning properly. However, Kristin Kabay, a dietitian at Advice for E...
21:34, 2019-06-17

Atletico to sign Benfica's Joao Felix for 120 million euros - report "Atletico Madrid are set to sign Portugal midfielder Joao Felix from Benfica for 120 million euros ($135 million), Spanish newspaper Marca said on Monday."...
21:51, 2019-06-17

AS Roma great Totti leaves club slamming the door "AS Roma\u0027s former captain and record goalscorer Francesco Totti left his job in the management team on Monday, bitterly complaining that the club\u0027s U.S. owner had never given him a proper role."...
21:51, 2019-06-17

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial....
21:51, 2019-06-17

Akali Dal To Move Centre For Action Against Kamal Nath Over 1984 Riots Raking up the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said that the party would approach the Union Home Ministry to initiate action against Madhya Pradesh......
21:51, 2019-06-17

Congress Moves Supreme Court Over Bypolls For Gujarat Rajya Sabha seats The Gujarat Congress Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state which fell vacant due to the......
21:51, 2019-06-17

GM ponders an electric Hummer The chatter about an electric Hummer comes as GM aims to shift from a conventional, gasoline-powered-vehicle maker into what CEO Mary Barra calls an “all-electric future.” A revived Hummer with an electric powertrain is one of many options GM is exploring....
22:00, 2019-06-17

House explodes in New Jersey, showering neighborhood in rubble Videos and photos from the scene show a completely razed house on the 300 block of Abbott Avenue in Ridgefield. The blast, which happened just after 11:30 a.m., sent debris flying at least three blocks, according to CBS....
22:17, 2019-06-17

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

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

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative session on Monday. “I have not read the bill and I don’t believe in this stage of the session you can pick up that bill, educate yourself on the issu...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Former Nxivm ‘sex slaves’ show up for closing arguments Three of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s alleged sex slaves showed up in court Monday, as closing arguments in his trial got underway. The ex-“slaves” included women known only as Nicole and Jay, as well as India Oxenberg, the daughter of “Dynasty” actress Catherine Oxenbe...
22:17, 2019-06-17

Man slugs MTA worker in random attack inside Harlem station New video released by police shows the moment an irate straphanger slugged an MTA worker in an unprovoked attack in Harlem. The man was acting erratically as he slipped past the red tape stretched across the turnstiles inside the 1 train station at 145th Street and Broadway around 3:30 a.m. Saturday...
22:17, 2019-06-17

| Da Gama explains Highlands Park's 'private' pre-season plans Highlands Park coach Owen Da Gama says the club are back in pre-season but it will be behind closed doors in order for there to be no distractions from the media....
22:17, 2019-06-17

Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How Predicting lifespan isn’t an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn’t tell the whole story. Genes, gender, lifestyle and luck all play an important part, but it’s impossible to know exactly how much and in what proportion...
22:34, 2019-06-17

Couple use Twitter to rescue newborn girl abandoned on Indian garbage dump Vinod Kapri, an Indian journalist and filmmaker based in Delhi, checks Twitter first thing every morning -- like virtually every journalist on the planet....
22:34, 2019-06-17

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
22:51, 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Boeing says has no plans to change name of 737 max Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing....
23:00, 2019-06-17

Crypto bulls hail Facebook's reported move into digital assets as a key moment in tech history Facebook's reported move into cryptocurrency could amount to the biggest catalyst for digital assets in their decade-long history, some crypto investors say....
23:00, 2019-06-17

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, and even though iOS won’t officially be available until later this fall, countries including Japan and...
23:01, 2019-06-17

Supreme Court favors Democrats in Viriginia gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision dismissed a Virginia House Republican challenge to the redrawing of House of Delegates maps in a gerrymandering case that appeared to be a victory for Democratic state lawmakers....
23:17, 2019-06-17

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
23:17, 2019-06-17

Adobe’s upcoming iPad painting app is called Adobe Fresco Adobe's forthcoming iPad art app -- Project Gemini -- is being rebranded as Adobe Fresco, a nod to the centuries-old Italian painting technique. The company revealed that the latest addition to Creative Cloud Suite is currently available for private......
23:17, 2019-06-17

Grubhub is delivering Dunkin' donuts in New York City If you're craving donuts but can't step outside to get them, some extra relief might be at hand. Grubhub is rolling out the option to order from Dunkin' through its apps, starting with Seamless customers in New York City. It'll reach other markets......
23:17, 2019-06-17

DeepMind’s AI uses aerial and ground-view data to navigate unseen areas Scientists at Alphabet's DeepMind are investigating AI navigational approaches that leverage both aerial and ground data to improve precision.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Kuo: Only 2 iPhones will get 5G in 2020, but all will use OLED screens A respected analyst says Apple will produce all of its new iPhones with OLED next year, but keep 5G as an ultra-premium feature for only 2 models.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Huawei CEO says U.S. ban hit harder than expected, warns of $30 billion revenue dip Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei said the impact of a U.S. ban on the Chinese company was more severe than expected, warning that revenue could dip by $100 billion.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-17

This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless. "Sell by," "use by," "best by" — Do we really need to throw food away after its sell by date? Expiration dates can be really confusing, and that confusion leads to a lot of food waste....
23:34, 2019-06-17

Don’t get hosed when looking for a plumber Getting the full price estimated upfront can be like pulling teeth, but having a service agreement helps stem disagreements once the work is complete....
23:34, 2019-06-17

Chris Froome’s injuries ‘could have been hell of a lot worse’, says Thomas • Tour de France champion says Froome’s absence is ‘big blow’• ‘He was lucky to come away with the damage he’s done’Chris Froome was “lucky” not to have sustained even greater injuries following his crash last week, according to his teammate Geraint Thomas.Froome crashed into a wall at 37mph in the ...
23:34, 2019-06-17

Algeria's army chief renews push for presidential election Algeria's powerful army chief is stressing the need for political dialogue that would lead to a presidential election, as a people's revolt for democracy remains at an impasse with the government....
23:51, 2019-06-17

Scientists discover infinite decay and rebirth in quantum particles A team of scientists recently determined certain quantum particles can regenerate after they’ve decayed. This has grand implications for the future of humanity, quantum computing, and intergalactic graffiti. Theoretical physicists from the Technical University of Munich and the Max Planck Institute ...
23:51, 2019-06-17

BP rig zigzags North Sea in chase with Greenpeace ship A BP drilling rig heading to an oilfield in the British North Sea has been forced to turn away twice over the past two days as a Greenpeace vessel protesting climate change tries to hamper its progress....
00:17, 2019-06-18

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia....
00:17, 2019-06-18

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
00:17, 2019-06-18

TPD identify officer, suspect involved in south side shooting TUCSON – Police continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that left a man dead on Sunday. Police say Carlos Vale, 31, was shot by an officer after an altercation at Mission Park Apartments, located at 5601 S. 12th Ave. Tucson Police Department was initially investigating a burglary in the...
00:17, 2019-06-18

2 Injured, 2 Arrested After Reports of Shooting During Raptors Celebration, Toronto Police Say Toronto police arrested two people after responding to reports of a shooting at Nathan Philips Square, amid celebrations for the Toronto Raptors winning their first NBA title. Toronto police said they located two victims with “serious but not life threatening” injuries. Police took two p...
00:51, 2019-06-18

Shooting Near Raptors’ Victory Parade Leaves 2 Injured The Toronto Police said two people had suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries at the shooting, which took place not far from a celebration event that included Canada’s prime minister....
01:17, 2019-06-18

Padres’ Machado suspended 1 game, fined after ejection NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres star Manny Machado has been suspended one game and fined for making contact with an umpire who ejected him over the weekend for arguing called strikes. Machado is appealing the penalty imposed Monday by Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre. Machado can continue to play u...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi who was ousted by the military in 2013 after a year in office, collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died, state TV and his family said. The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, speaki...
01:34, 2019-06-18

UK Track & Field Has 23 All-America Honors Outdoors LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky Track and Field had 23 All-America honors (14 women’s, nine men’s) for the 2019 outdoor season as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA [nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com]). UK’s combined All-America haul of 23 honors tied ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Benson Creek to rise up, and with about four to six more inches of rain in the forecast for this week, F...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht says it is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt. Odebrecht sent a statement Monday saying it filed the request for bankruptcy protection that same day. The debt restructuring is one of the largest ever filed ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Reports of a shooting caused chaos at the Toronto Raptors' championship parade via Meagan Fitzpatrick/Twitter There was reportedly a shooting at the Toronto Raptors championship parade on Monday. Police say there were two victims with non-life-threatening injuries. Gun shots and reports of the shooting caused a chaotic scene, as those in attendance fled, all while the Raptors...
01:34, 2019-06-18

A chilling report suggests the pilot on MH370 may have cut off oxygen inside the cabin, 'gently' killing the more than 200 passengers on board before crashing Ng Han Guan/AP Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished on March 8, 2014, eventually crashing and killing all 239 on board. William Langewiesche in The Atlantic's July cover story unearthed new findings that lend credence to the theory that Zaharie Ahmad Shah, the captain on Flight MH370, purposeful...
01:34, 2019-06-18

New documentary reveals all about Toni Morrison, from Oprah's first call to early bad reviews The new documentary "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" seeks to demystify the acclaimed 88-year-old author, who brought us "Beloved" and "Sula."        ...
01:51, 2019-06-18

Coca-Cola, Pepsi highlight the 20 corporations producing the most ocean pollution About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, and some corporations treat them better than others.        ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-18

Salvini proclaims Italy to be Washington's best EU ally Italy is the United States' most reliable ally in Europe, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday, keen to present himself as a strong, trustworthy statesman during a flying visit to Washington....
02:51, 2019-06-18

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
02:51, 2019-06-18

Amazon condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages' comment Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers "starvation wages." Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is "just wrong."...
02:51, 2019-06-18

Airbus bests Boeing on day one of the Paris Air Show Airbus kicked off the Paris Air Show by unveiling a new jet and announcing orders for over 100 new planes. Its chastened rival Boeing was meanwhile stuck playing defense over the 737 Max....
02:51, 2019-06-18

How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions' Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite different, and while those water droplets are uniform in their size and spacing, bubble formation is t...
03:34, 2019-06-18

Women's World Cup: Germany routs South Africa, France beats Nigeria Germany won Group B after a victory over South Africa, France topped Group A with a win over Nigeria, and Norway, China and Spain secured spots in the last 16....
03:34, 2019-06-18

Apple loses bidding war for J. J. Abrams' production studio Don't look now, but a major Hollywood upset just happened... much to the chagrin of streaming outlets. Hollywood Reporter and Deadline sources say that AT&T-owned WarnerMedia is near closing a roughly $500 million deal with Bad Robot, the produc......
03:34, 2019-06-18

Apple TV beta tests iOS-like picture-in-picture The latest beta version of Apple's upcoming tvOS 13 has an unexpected surprise. The company is introducing support for a picture-in-picture mode that allows you to browse while continuing to watch a video. The feature, available in tvOS 13 beta 2, wa......
03:34, 2019-06-18

Nikon plans an answer to Sony's A9 mirrorless pro camera You knew Nikon was going to expand its mirrorless camera lineup after the Z6 and Z7 arrived, but in what direction? Now you know. Company president Toshikazu Umatate has revealed to Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun that Nikon will release a mirrorless "equival......
03:34, 2019-06-18

In Praise Of The Cheap, Miniature Bar Clamp Even if you aren’t one for DIY projects, there are a few tools that you probably have tucked into a drawer somewhere. A hammer. A few screwdrivers. Maybe even a drill. It’s my deeply held belief the miniature bar clamp should be just as ubiquitous....
03:51, 2019-06-18

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sunday’s] game and he’s doing fine,” Aaron Boone said...
04:17, 2019-06-18

Brooks Koekpa remains golf’s force to be reckoned with PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brooks Koepka didn’t win the U.S. Open on Sunday at Pebble Beach, and that’s OK. Koepka didn’t make history, by becoming the first player since Willie Anderson from 1903-05 to win America’s national championship three straight years. That, however, doesn’t diminish his remarka...
04:17, 2019-06-18

Braves pitcher Keuchel preps for season debut Atlanta Braves pitcher Dallas Keuchel talks about his second minor league outing in preparation for his MLB debut (jUNE 15)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-18

Califorina: short rib tacos recipe When I tried my first Kogi taco in LA, I was surprised at how simple it was: just some fantastic meat and a simple slaw. So I've kept this recipe pretty straightforward too....
04:34, 2019-06-18

Richard Goodstein on AOC remarks: Nancy Pelosi is the speaker because of moderate Dems House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is in the position she is because of moderate congressional districts flipping from Republican to Democrat, according to Richard Goodstein....
04:34, 2019-06-18

Just how wild is MLB's home run onslaught? These numbers tell the story Home runs are flying at a record rate in 2019 and three teams are on pace to shatter the mark for most homers in a season.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Masters ticket scheme: Family members from Texas plead guilty, pay $275K in restitution Four members of a Texas family who were accused of running an elaborate Masters ticket scheme are pleading guilty.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal and too gay. “We have had excellent presidents...
04:51, 2019-06-18

METALS-Copper edges higher on Chile mine strike, eyes Fed meet London copper prices moved higher for a second day in early Asian trade on Tuesday as a key mine in Chile halved output due to a strike, while investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean ...
04:51, 2019-06-18

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique....
04:51, 2019-06-18

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Soroka wins 8th straight decision, Braves mash Mets ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Soroka won his eighth straight decision, Ozzie Albies homered and drove in four runs, and the surging Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 12-3 on Monday night. Nick Markakis hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the fifth inning as the NL East-leading Braves improved to 13-3 in ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 10:44PM EDT until June 17 at 11:15PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Woodford County in central Kentucky… Southwestern Scott County in central Kentucky… Northeastern Anderson County in central Kentucky… West central Fayette County in central KentuckyR...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 9:36PM EDT until June 18 at 12:30AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for… Northeastern Shelby County in central Kentucky… Northern Franklin County in central Kentucky… * Until 1230 AM EDT. * At 936 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy ...
05:00, 2019-06-18

‘Greening of America’ author Charles Reich dead at 91 NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Reich, the author and Ivy League academic whose “The Greening of America” blessed the counterculture of the 1960s and became a million-selling manifesto for a new and euphoric way of life, has died. Reich’s nephew Daniel Reich said he died Saturday after bei...
05:00, 2019-06-18

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal fetal anomalies.” The bill, called the “Roe Act” by supporters, would amend current st...
05:00, 2019-06-18

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed to act together resulting in “systemic and ...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Flood Advisory issued June 17 at 11:01PM EDT until June 18 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a * Flood Advisory for… Scott County in central Kentucky… Franklin County in central Kentucky… * Until 200 AM EDT. * At 1100 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the ...
05:34, 2019-06-18

New documentary 'Emanuel' reveals the power of forgiveness after Charleston church massacre The documentary 'Emanuel' follows the stories of forgiveness that emerged out of a heinous hate crime in a Charleston church.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-18

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell ill last week — and an Arizona man who had “something green” foaming from his mouth following his death, a report says. “It wa...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Cuomo defends wanting upstate budget director on MTA board Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday batted back criticism of his push to change MTA board rules to install his out-of-town budget director on the panel — insisting the appointment is OK because his pick used to live in the city. State law says MTA board members must reside in one of the 12 counties se...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Trump may be about to face his biggest test yet on the economy Political and economic forces appear to have combined this year in a way that has darkened the outlook, which could be problematic for the president’s reelection efforts....
06:00, 2019-06-18

This teen didn't come home. Mom says the iPhone app she used saved daughter's life The North Carolina mom said her teen didn't come home. So she used the 'Find My Friends' app to find her daughter, who was trapped in a crashed car.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-18

JoJo Siwa breaks her silence on recall of Claire's makeup over asbestos concerns The Nickelodeon star giggles through part of a video, but says that safety is a priority for her and the kids channel.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-18

Gloria Vanderbilt, the mom: What she said about the loss of a child, Anderson Cooper coming out Gloria Vanderbilt had many titles, including "mom." Before her death, she talked to USA TODAY about love, loss and sexuality.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-18

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

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, one of the most important voting blocs in the Democratic Party primary....
06:34, 2019-06-18

Boeing’s 737 Max Could Take to the Skies Again — But With a Different Name Boeing is open to dropping the “Max” branding for its latest 737 jetliner, based on a global study it is conducting of consumer and airline responses to an aircraft name that’s been tarnished by two fatal crashes and a three-month grounding. “I’d say we’re being o...
06:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs: report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
06:51, 2019-06-18

ECJ set to rule on German autobahn tolls Traveling on Germany's motorways could soon become much pricier, especially for foreigners. However, not everyone agrees that implementing road tolls on the autobahn will be profitable....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
07:00, 2019-06-18

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
07:00, 2019-06-18

India slaps tariffs on US fruits and nuts India has slapped retaliatory tariffs of up to 120% on 28 U.S. goods totaling $240 million, including almonds, apples, chickpeas, and walnuts, in retaliation for the Trump administration's trade policies....
07:00, 2019-06-18

Former Egyptian president Mursi buried in Cairo, son says Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, his son, Ahmed Mursi, said on his Facebook page on Tuesday....
07:51, 2019-06-18

Beijing-backed candidate announces bid to lead casino hub of Macau The head of the legislature in Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, formally declared his candidacy on Tuesday in the race to run the Chinese-controlled territory for the next five years....
07:51, 2019-06-18

Joe Biden says his campaign has raised nearly $20M Former Vice President Joe Biden said at a Manhattan fundraiser on Monday that his campaign has raised nearly $20 million — mostly from small donors. Biden made the statement during a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Jim Chanos, an investment manager who is the president of Kynikos Associate...
08:00, 2019-06-18

Baltimore Ravens' Michael Pierce owns up to poor conditioning after being booted from practice Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Michael Pierce revealed how he ended up in bad shape which resulted in him being booted from the team’s first practice last week....
08:34, 2019-06-18

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint x-rayed the man’s bag and determined it needed further inspection, the agency said in a press releas...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Thomas Gilbert Jr. searched for hit men online before killing dad: prosecutors Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr., whose lawyers have mounted an insanity defense, searched for contract killers and hit men on the internet in the months before he allegedly shot his millionaire hedge-funder father in the head. Prosecutors unveiled Gilbert Jr.’s browser history in Manha...
09:17, 2019-06-18

Man caught at JFK smuggling finches for bird-singing competitions A Connecticut man tried smuggling nearly three dozen live finches from Guyana through JFK Airport so he could sell them for use in high-stakes Big Apple bird-singing competitions, federal officials said....
09:17, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Hong Kong leader Lam to speak at news conference HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 3 p.m. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam plans a news conference Tuesday afternoon following massive protests against an extradition bill and calls for her to resign. Lam has become the focus of derision by many in Hong Kong for havin...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Jury to be seated in Navy SEAL’s California murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Combat veterans who said they lost friends and comrades in battle have been questioned as possible jurors in the California war crimes trial of a decorated Navy SEAL. A jury is likely to be seated Tuesday in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher at San Diego...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Indiana attorney general’s accusers set announcement INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The four women who accused Indiana’s attorney general of drunkenly groping them during a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers. The law firm representing the women says an announcement is coming Tuesday about legal action regarding the allegations against R...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptations in video game history. If you haven’t played it, maybe now’s a good time to start....
10:00, 2019-06-18

Rallye des Princesses 2019 features huge entry and narrow win Tremendous competition for overall victory and a record 94 finishers ensured that the 20th edition of the Richard Mille Rallye des Princesses was a hit after five days of competition across France in classic cars...
10:00, 2019-06-18

| Banyana players need top level football to close gap to top sides - coach Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis says she is proud of her charges despite failing to proceed to the last 16 of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup....
10:51, 2019-06-18

Echoes of Jaws as Cape Cod learns to live with rise of the great white shark A booming seal population is drawing the apex predator to the Massachusetts peninsula where contact with humans followsWhen beachgoers arrive at Cahoon Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod peninsula, the first thing they see is a large sign displaying a photo of a great white shark.“...
11:00, 2019-06-18

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cost tablets. And now you can do something on Walmart's website that no other mass retailer selling gen...
11:00, 2019-06-18

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

Migrants in the Gulf see dreams of higher wages ruined More than a million foreign workers have been sent packing as Gulf leaders face pressure to hire more locals. Despite the region's reputation for exploitation and rigidity, many foreigners still dream of Arabia....
11:00, 2019-06-18

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
11:17, 2019-06-18

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximately 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East....
11:17, 2019-06-18

Vistara Offers Flight Tickets From 1,299 Rupees, Details Here Vistara's sale, which is applicable on one-way economy, premium economy and business class bookings, is valid for travel between July 3 and September 26, 2019...
11:34, 2019-06-18

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute - top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in Brussels next week, NATO's commander told Reuters....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Amy Klobuchar to Outline Plans for Her First 100 Days as President Ms. Klobuchar is set to unveil a list of well over 100 actions she would take in the early days of her presidency, without the involvement of Congress....
11:51, 2019-06-18

South Western Railway strike sparks rush-hour misery as commuters forced to form huge 200m queues along Surbiton high street The start of a five-day strike by South Western Railway staff sparked rush hour misery on Tuesday morning as commuters complained of rammed trains and massive queues outside stations....
11:51, 2019-06-18

A Library Thrives, Quietly, in One of Pakistan’s Gun Markets The Darra Adam Khel Library, less than a year old and with more than 2,500 books, offers residents a respite from the arms bazaar that dominates local life....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Platini arrested amid probe into award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar "Former UEFA president Michel Platini was arrested on Tuesday morning amid an investigation into the controversial decision to award Qatar the 2022 World Cup."...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Three holds more 5G trials ahead of summer launch Three has revealed it is trialling its 5G-powered home broadband service in two London boroughs and has started a series of upgrades to its 4G network which will provide the foundation for a full 5G mobile launch later this year.Earlier this month, the UK’s smallest mobile operator confirmed ...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Apple TV now offers a picture-in-picture mode in tvOS 13 beta 2 Picture-in-picture mode is coming to the Apple TV, the latest tvOS 13 beta has revealed. If you're got the early release software installed, you can watch a video in the corner of the screen while continuing to browse other apps and menus.For now, PiP is limited to the Apple TV app, but presuma...
12:17, 2019-06-18

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the house involved is located near 17th Street and Campbell Avenue. Details are limited at this time. Crews on scene of a 2 Alarm fire on 17th Street eas...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Screeners find 6 smoke grenades in airline passenger’s bag NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Transportation Security Administration screeners at Newark Liberty International Airport discovered six smoke grenades in a passenger’s carry-on bag as he attempted to board a flight to the Dominican Republic. The TSA says an officer pulled the bag off the X-ray conveyor be...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested PARIS (AP) — Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested. The post Justice official with knowledge of case tells AP former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:34, 2019-06-18

Will Equinox Hotel give you the best sleep ever for $700 a night? How much would you pay for a good night’s sleep? Opening July 15, the new Equinox Hotel in Hudson Yards, which promises to “own sleep like no hotel before,” is betting you’ll fork over some $700 a night. “The rooms are designed as a sleep chamber,” says CEO Chris Norton. Among the sleep-promoting am...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrencyFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra that will allow its billions of users...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption relating to Fifa’s decision to host the 2022 Worl...
12:34, 2019-06-18

'Like the centre of a wheel': the eternal influence of Joy Division Forty years after their debut album, the Manchester band continue to influence not just music, but graphic design, literature, film and more. Moby, the Killers, Jon Savage and others explain whyI initially saw Joy Division when they were known as Warsaw in 1977, but the first time I thought they wer...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
12:34, 2019-06-18

Chelsea unwilling to meet Willian's contract demands as negotiations rumble on Chelsea are still in talks with Willian over a new contract following reports they have rejected £35million bids from Barcelona and Atletico Madrid for the winger....
12:34, 2019-06-18

Kyle Walker agrees Man City extension as Pep Guardiola pursues Joao Cancelo Kyle Walker has agreed a two-year extension to his Manchester City contract despite being convinced the Premier League champions will bring in top-class competition for him this summer....
12:34, 2019-06-18

Egypt's ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo, Islamists mourn Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi was buried in a small family ceremony in Cairo early on Tuesday, a day after he suffered a fatal heart attack in court, his sons said, as tributes poured in on social media....
12:51, 2019-06-18

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Qatar sends technical experts to Israel, eyeing new Gaza power line A Qatari technical delegation held talks in Israel and the Gaza Strip this week about helping pay for a proposed new power line between them, officials on both sides said on Tuesday, marking a potential expansion of Doha's aid efforts for Palestinians....
12:51, 2019-06-18

A colorful history of the rainbow flag The rainbow flag, which has become a universal symbol of hope for LGBTQ people around the world, first flew in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978....
13:00, 2019-06-18

Video: Why Renault's French Grand Prix F1 update is a gamble Renault is expected to reveal a major Formula 1 update package at this weekend's French Grand Prix, where plenty of attention will be given to the home team...
13:00, 2019-06-18

What China, North Korea are looking to achieve with summit Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Close to home: Anaheim Ducks promote Dallas Eakins to coach Dallas Eakins spent the past four years developing the Anaheim Ducks' top prospects in San Diego and preparing himself for another NHL coaching opportunity....
13:17, 2019-06-18

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an issue that has upset firms such as Mastercard and also irked the U.S. government....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
13:17, 2019-06-18

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

Schumer & Cotton: Our bipartisan 'Fentanyl Sanctions Act' targets traffickers like China Synthetic opioids have devastated our home states and many others. We need to work together to end an epidemic that kills tens of thousands a year.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Fidelity to curb investments in Woodford Income Focus Fund Investment firm Fidelity International said on Tuesday that it has decided to restrict its customers from making new investments in money manager Neil Woodford's Income Focus Fund....
14:00, 2019-06-18

California man suspected of threatening synagogue free on bond California police have arrested a man suspected of making online threats to shoot up a Jewish temple, saying he had a fascination with Adolf Hitler and planned to emulate a mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh and a similar one near San Diego....
14:00, 2019-06-18

Boeing and Airbus bag $15 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle Airbus and Boeing bagged a combined $15 billion of plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow, as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business at many airlines and the grounding of Boeing's top-selling jet....
14:17, 2019-06-18

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing. East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said Tuesday the Arim Jaya was traveling from Sumenep on Madura island to...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars. Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki told The Associate...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Cyberwarfare escalation just took a new and dangerous turn Smuggling malware into the power grids of rival states risks making tensions higher, especially when the rules of the game are yet to be established....
14:17, 2019-06-18

NASA's new 'green' satellite fuel is so safe, you can FedEx it The first-ever test of the 'green' fuel is set to launch on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket on June 24th. It's a partnership between NASA, Ball Aerospace, Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Air Force Research Laboratory.       ...
14:34, 2019-06-18

Russia warns the US not to provoke a war with Iran and 'show restraint' Russian officials have rounded on Washington's plans to send an extra 1,000 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, local news agencies reported said....
14:51, 2019-06-18

Democrat border town mayor says 'we are sick and tired' of feds not listening, fixing illegal immigration problem A Democrat mayor of a Texas town bordering Mexico slammed the federal government and lawmakers, saying “we are sick and tired of the deaf ears” for failing to protect towns like his from illegal immigration....
15:00, 2019-06-18

Ford’s Nugget offers a step up from traditional camping Camping in a tent is fun, but there’s a downside when the weather takes a turn for the worse, mainly because you're on the ground. Ford’s foray into the world of camper vans is therefore a great alternative to bedding down for the night on a soggy groundsheet.And, boy, have camper...
15:00, 2019-06-18

James Ruppert: Why Britain's motoring market is so diverse Just £2000 will net you a lovely Skoda Fabia from 2007 Who? What? Where? Buy? A survey offers a revealing insight into how we’re buying cars What motivates you to buy, how do you do it and how do you finance the whole thing? I’m always interested to find out – and, luckily, you’re always prepared...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Police identify man they claim paid hit men to shoot Red Sox star David Ortiz World Series champion was attacked in Dominican RepublicDR authorities say they are closing on motive Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try to kill David Ortiz. They added that they were closing in on the motive behind the shooting of the three-time Worl...
15:17, 2019-06-18

Tucson police investigating fatal pedestrian collision Google Maps TUCSON – A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle late Monday night. Tucson Police Department say the pedestrian was struck near Speedway Boulevard and Main Avenue at about 11 p.m. The driver is cooperating with the investigation, police said. Details are limited at this time....
15:34, 2019-06-18

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-girlfriend. According to Tucson Police Department,...
15:34, 2019-06-18

No More ''VIP Stay'' At Corbett Tiger Reserve: Officials Corbett Tiger Reserve authorities have decided that it will not entertain references from VIPs requesting stay and safari facilities among others either for themselves or for their relatives and......
15:51, 2019-06-18

Trump to launch 2020 campaign amid confusion over mass deportation threat – live President to address rally in Orlando, FloridaSupreme court decision awaited on census citizenship questionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.32pm BST And, in opposition quarters, scorn and revulsion. The prospect of him really going off on another prejudiced mega-rant tonight i...
15:51, 2019-06-18

MH17: prosecutors to identify suspects and file first charges Dutch-led inquiry is expected to name first four suspects over 2014 downing of flight that left 298 people dead Dutch prosecutors are set to identify suspects and file the first criminal charges over the 2014 downing over east Ukraine of flight MH17 that left 298 people dead in the worst atrocity in...
15:51, 2019-06-18

|SAfindsacreditrating,oncelost,ishardtoregain Barely three years after SA managed to get its highest-ever investment-grade ratings from two of the three main credit-rating companies, the global financial crisis was threatening to reverse that progress. The country was one of multiple emerging markets in the companies’ cross-hairs....
16:17, 2019-06-18

More Like Frank DUNCE The famed conservative pollster Frank Luntz is back, and he’s carrying on with the conservative pastime of warring with elevators. Also, uh, something about how socialism is bad....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have gotten too much sympathy.”...
16:34, 2019-06-18

DING DING Jon Stewart vs. Mitch McConnell ROUND 3 The feud that keeps on giving—former Daily Show host Jon Stewart vs. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell—reached another peak on Monday night....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Former NFL player Aaron Brown accused of striking daughter A former NFL running back smacked his 11-year-old daughter during a scuffle earlier this month in Texas, authorities said. Aaron Brown, 31, who a member of the Cincinnati Bengals’ preseason roster in 2012, struck the pre-teen twice at her paternal grandmother’s Houston apartment on June 10, local st...
16:34, 2019-06-18

Cameron Maybin gives Yankees something to think about If Cameron Maybin’s Yankees days are numbered, he’s going out with a bang. The journeyman outfielder, who may be cast aside when Aaron Judge returns from the injured list, homered for the third straight game, a personal best, in the Yankees’ 3-0 shutout of the Rays at the Stadium. Maybin went 3-for-...
16:34, 2019-06-18

Winged Foot’s US Open history means plenty of 2020 intrigue PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Tickets are already on sale for the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, and they probably won’t last long. By the time next June rolls around next year, it figures to be a wide-open tournament with players generating their own rooting interests with an abund...
16:34, 2019-06-18

Fantasy Baseball: The next wave of breakout starting pitchers, led by Griffin Canning and Framber Valdez So you missed out on the first wave of breakout pitchers, like Lucas Giolito and Matthew Boyd. Too bad. But Scott White thinks a second wave is forming, and now is the time to act....
16:34, 2019-06-18

Nintendo’s next big iOS and Android game will be released early next month After releasing two mobile games in both 2016 and 2017, Nintendo’s release schedule for iOS and Android slowed to a crawl, as Dragalia Lost was the only Nintendo Mobile title to release in 2018. Six months into 2019, we still have not seen a new mobile game from Nintendo, but that’s goin...
17:17, 2019-06-18

You'll soon be able to ride electric bikes and scooters throughout New York Good news for New Yorkers tired of trekking around on foot or relying on the subway: the state is about to legalize electric bikes and scooters.The new bill, which is expected to pass on June 19, would recognize three classes electric bikes: pedal-assisted models with a top speed of 20mph, throttle-...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Ring's renter-friendly Door View Cam is finally available to buy Ring's mission is to "reduce crime in neighborhoods" – and its latest product, the Ring Door View Cam, is designed so that renters and homeowners alike can secure their dwellings with a smart security camera. The Door View Cam, which we saw in person at January's CES 2019 conve...
17:17, 2019-06-18

World electronic gaming revenues to grow 9.6% to $152.1 billion in 2019: report The global video and electronic games market will generate $152.1 billion in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
17:34, 2019-06-18

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
17:34, 2019-06-18

WWE Is Finally Using NXT To Its Full Potential There is a lengthy list of things that WWE is currently doing wrong, but its stewardship of developmental promotion NXT is not on it. The flagship is still bobbing around aimlessly, but the promotion WWE created as a sort of minor league currently stands as just about the most perfect iteration of ...
17:51, 2019-06-18

Under the radar, underrated, or simply missed: 7 books from 2019’s first half that deserve more attention As we approach the longest day of the year later this week, one could certainly take advantage of the extra daylight and warm weather and spend some time outside. Drink a drink on a porch, take a boat out on a body of water, or even just go for a walk. Or—but really, and—one could use the extra dayl...
18:00, 2019-06-18

Army paratrooper dies in Alaska vehicle rollover in latest deadly accident An Army paratrooper was killed in Alaska after his vehicle rolled over Friday, the latest in a series of accidents that has killed or injured more than 50 troops and cadets since April....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Angela Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremony German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted the new Ukrainian leader in the hot sun in Berlin.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

High school student charged with distributing laced candy A Virginia high school student has surrendered to authorities over accusations she distributed candy laced with an unknown substance to fellow students, sending up to eight to the hospital....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Oregon Woman falls 16 stories down building’s garbage chute, sustains ‘life-threatening’ injuries A woman in Oregon sustained life-threatening injuries after falling 16 stories down a garbage chute at a condo building in Portland on Monday, officials said....
18:17, 2019-06-18

Motorola One Vision review: An affordable 21:9-screen handset with good cameras A mid-range handset with a ’CinemaVision’ screen and a 48MP main rear camera, the Motorola One Vision is solidly built and punches well above its weight. Battery life could be better though....
18:34, 2019-06-18

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:51, 2019-06-18

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
19:00, 2019-06-18

U.S. Justice Department keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety The U.S. Justice Department has decided to keep convicted felon Paul Manafort in federal custody, it said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a local facility in New York....
19:00, 2019-06-18

The Downsides of Central Bank Mission Creep Many central banks argue that they have a mandate to act on the impact from climate change. This sort of mission creep might only serve to enmesh central banks more in politics—and make them less reliable for investors....
19:00, 2019-06-18

With Disney in charge, Hulu plans original content push Now that Disney is in charge of Hulu, the streaming service is going to get more original content. Hulu CEO Randy Freer told CNBC that Hulu's "investment in original programming will increase significantly." Freer credits the change to "the capacity......
19:00, 2019-06-18

The best multi-effects pedal for new guitarists When I first started playing guitar way back in 1995 (or maybe it was 1994?) the idea of a digital multi-effects pedal was still pretty new. The Zoom 505 was the biggest game in town, if you wanted a pile of effects in a compact package for a reasona......
19:00, 2019-06-18

Teen who posted 'terrorist' image of Prince Harry sentenced to prison A judge lambasted student Michal Szewczuk for creating an image of Harry with a pistol to his head against a blood-spattered background. The post, which was shared a few months after Harry married biracial ex-actress Meghan Markle, included the phrase "See Ya Later Race Traitor."...
19:17, 2019-06-18

Which Grocery Delivery Subscription Is the Best Deal? Is the era of making a weekly trek to the grocery store over? Grocery delivery services might make you think so. Every time you turn around, there’s another truck barreling down your street crammed full of everything from kale to candy bars....
19:17, 2019-06-18

Meet the father of the Polestar 1 When Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath picked Joakim Rydholm to be the lead development engineer for the company’s first model as a stand-alone brand Rydholm thought about it "for maybe a second and then said, Yes!"...
19:34, 2019-06-18

Facebook's cryptocurrency plan is taking shape The world's biggest social network has indicated that it wants to move into the payments industry by launching its own cryptocurrency next year. DW looks at what's behind Facebook's not-so-cryptic plan....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Heartbreaking: Dad Is Excited Out Of His Fucking Mind After Asking A Cab Driver In Aruba To Take Us Where The Locals Eat And Getting Dropped Off At What’s Basically An Olive Garden It’s not often that you’ll see Dad genuinely, full-blown excited about something, and that honestly might be for the best, because right now he’s stoked as all hell and it is a pathetic sight to behold: Dad is excited out of his fucking mind after asking a cab driver in Aruba to take us where the re...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Rolls-Royce boss laments Brexit distraction at Paris Airshow Rolls-Royce chief executive Warren East said on Tuesday that uncertainties over Brexit remain an unwelcome distraction for the aerospace industry three years after Britain voted to leave the European Union....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Portrait comparison: OnePlus 7 Pro vs iPhone XS Max vs Google Pixel 3 vs Galaxy S10+ Portrait mode has become a staple of smartphones already, and you kind of expect each new phone to offer this functionality right off the bat. This applies to devices all across the spectrum - high-end flagships are not the only ones getting the trendy shooting mode, but most mid-rangers and more an...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
20:00, 2019-06-18

James Bond Will Drive the New Aston Martin Valhalla in Bond 25: Report James Bond will reportedly ride eternal, shiny and chrome into the gates of Valhalla in Bond 25 in the new Aston Martin AM-RB 003—which has been officially renamed the Aston Martin Valhalla after the Viking legend of a warrior’s paradise....
20:00, 2019-06-18

LaVar Ball makes tasteless remark to ESPN's Molly Qerim LaVar Ball went on ESPN’s First Take on Monday to discuss the trade that sent his son, Lonzo Ball, from the Lakers to the New Orleans Pelicans.       ...
20:00, 2019-06-18

NBA fashion: The best suits worn at NBA draft The NBA draft always brings with it some amazing fashion from the prospects that walk on stage. Here's some of the best looks of the past decade.       ...
20:00, 2019-06-18

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It will be the most significant UN climate summit si...
20:17, 2019-06-18

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Chaffetz: Secretary of State Pompeo should be 'personally involved' in Clinton email server review Former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo should be "personally involved" with the review of whether State Department personnel mishandled information contained on Hillary Clinton's private email server. ...
20:17, 2019-06-18

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-06-18

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive “without delay.” The U.N. chief expres...
20:34, 2019-06-18

IAAF argued in court that Semenya is ‘biologically male’ The governing body of track argued that Caster Semenya is “biologically male” and that is the reason she should reduce her natural testosterone to be allowed to compete in female competitions, according to documents released publicly by sport’s highest court for the first time on T...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says two upset girls told officers late Monday that a fami...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Teens 'offered millions to murder friend and send evidence' Five Alaskan teenagers have been charged with murder after a man they met online promised them millions of dollars to carry out the act, court records say. ...
20:34, 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignation.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Mike Dunn: the funky freak still uniting rap and house A thwarted deal with P Diddy left the Chicago house star ‘in a real dismal place’. But by reconnecting with the propulsive hip-house genre that he pioneered, he’s bounced back brighter‘Well all right, you squares …” So begins Mike Dunn’s 1995 house classic God Made Me Phunky, as if he’s settling int...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of i...
21:17, 2019-06-18

HP Spectre x360 15 Review: A Slick Laptop That's Nearly Ruined by One Stupid Mistake The HP Spectre x360 15-inch laptop is a lovely machine. It’s attractively designed, powerful enough for most big tasks, and features a new 15.6-inch OLED display that will make your eyes weep with joy. Too bad HP put a terrible trackpad on the thing.Read more......
21:34, 2019-06-18

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
21:34, 2019-06-18

iOS 13 Will Remind You to Cancel Those Bloodsucking Subscriptions Competition is great for the consumer, but it also means you end up having to keep tabs on umpteen different subscriptions for services like streaming music, movies, and even games. In an effort to ensure none of them get forgotten along the way, it appears as if iOS 13 will include some handy remin...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what organizers say will be a public rebuttal to the president’s policies. Orga...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
21:34, 2019-06-18

Facebook announces plan to create its own currency Facebook is officially entering the crypto game. The social network on Tuesday announced Libra, a digital currency and financial system that Facebook claims will revolutionize cryptocurrency by making it stable and accessible to mainstream users. The premise behind Libra, Facebook said in a 12-page ...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Women’s World Cup hit by empty seats and Fifa’s warped priorities Great on-field achievements at France 2019 are undermined by the governing body’s apparent undervaluing of the eventFrom fans finding pre-tournament that they would be seated separately from friends and family, to exaggerated ticket sales and overzealous stewarding, Fifa has struggled to meet the ex...
21:34, 2019-06-18

U.S. regulator accuses head of defunct British bitcoin company of $147 million fraud A U.S. commodities regulator has filed a lawsuit accusing a defunct British cryptocurrency company and its former principal of fraudulently misappropriating at least 22,858,322 bitcoin worth $147 million from more than 1,000 customers....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Airbus seeks new partners to expand in U.S. space market Airbus' defense division is looking for new partners to expand its presence in the growing U.S. space market, and could potentially build components for a lunar program there, Airbus Defense and Space Chief Executive Dirk Hoke told Reuters....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Wall St. rises as mood on trade again turns optimistic, nears record high Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year....
22:00, 2019-06-18

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to be just one of as many as seven governors of the U.S. central bank, according to a report from Bloomberg News published on Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Let's Remember Some Guys: American Gladiators Beyond Thunderdome How smart do you want your sports to be, really? Not the athletes involved, who will invariably have the kind of fast and opportunistic and almost automatic intelligence that athletes display in the moment, but the sport itself. Do you want it to be complex and governed by arcane rules, or just so s...
22:17, 2019-06-18

Lenny Dysktra spent Father's Day weekend dumpster-diving for his $80K dentures Former Mets, Phillies outfielder says he spent nine hours over the weekend searching through trash outside a Jersey Mike's sub shop for his teeth.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Tiger Woods, children, girlfriend spotted traveling together in Thailand After Tiger Woods finished the U.S. Open with a closing 69, he, his girlfriend Erica Herman and his two children were spotted traveling in Thailand.       ...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Eddie Murphy takes surprise ride on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is revving up for its 11th season, and among its guests is someone surprising: Eddie Murphy. The former “Saturday Night Live” and “Beverly Hills Cop” star has been reclusive in recent years, rarely doing interviews aside from a David Letterm...
22:34, 2019-06-18

Best TV 2019: here are the big-screen TVs worth buying this year Best TV 2019: These are the must-see, must-own TV sets of 2019.Shopping for a new TV can be tough, especially if it's been a few years since you last bought a big screen. TVs can have complicated names, complicated feature sets and price tags that seem to shoot up without reason. It's so e...
22:51, 2019-06-18

EE now lets you watch BBC iPlayer and YouTube without using up your data Getting more free data when on the move is always welcome and that's especially true when it comes to streaming video. Well, BBC iPlayer and YouTube are both now completely data-allowance free for EE users with the Video Data Pass. EE's Video Data Pass now includes BBC iPlayer and You...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is growing weak....
23:17, 2019-06-18

Trump Completely Undermines His Own Government's Case for War With Iran You know how everyone in the Trump administration, a bunch of hawks in Congress, and the nitwits on Fox News are trying to set the stage for war with Iran over the country’s alleged attacks on Norwegian- and Japanese-owned oil tankers, a dispute in which both Japan and Norway have been reluctant to ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Newest Camping Adventure: During the Day and in the City Throngs of Seoul’s residents spend leisure time lazing in tents crowded into parks, amid skyscrapers. The city is cracking down with new rules; no tents after 7 p.m., keep those flaps open....
23:34, 2019-06-18

'Medicare for all' branding could be backfiring on liberals Those who believe that the government should provide everybody with free healthcare have long struggled with a way to brand it. The term socialized health insurance has a negative connotation and "single-payer healthcare" is too wonky. So in recent years, activists have pushed leading Democrats to a...
23:34, 2019-06-18

U.N. calls for independent look into death of former Egypt leader Mohamed Morsi The United Nations human rights office called for an independent investigation Tuesday into the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, a day after he died inside a Cairo courtroom....
23:34, 2019-06-18

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
23:51, 2019-06-18

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee; Mark Esper Named Acting Pentagon Chief President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would devote more time to his family....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Trump Supporters Line Up to Watch Him Make His Re-election Campaign Official For a man who wants to be seen as an outsider despite occupying the Oval Office, a rally on Tuesday presents an opportunity to, at least for one night, turn the clock back to 2015....
00:00, 2019-06-19

ICE Signals Mass Immigration Arrests, but Not the ‘Millions’ Trump Promised The agency, which is preparing to conduct raids targeting thousands of migrant families, was blindsided by the president’s tweet saying “millions of illegal aliens” would be deported....
00:00, 2019-06-19

'I see my camera as a shield': As the bullets flew, a photographer's instinct kicked in Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox said he stood behind a column while the gunman’s bullets ricocheted off the granite above his head.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-19