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Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a blow in New York Thursday as s...

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

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Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
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Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
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04:51, 2019-06-06

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
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16:51, 2019-06-14

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21:51, 2019-05-21

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in a fundraising bid that could value the pot delive...
11:51, 2019-05-30

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13:00, 2019-05-22

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23:17, 2019-05-21

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on “harmful” gender stereotypes comes into force...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Orlando bans plastics at parks, venues starting Oct. 1 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Officials in Orlando have agreed to ban the use of plastic straws, bags, cutlery and plastic foam food containers at its city parks and venues. The Orlando City Commission agreed on the policy Monday and it takes effect Oct. 1. The Orlando Sentinel reports plastic straws will be...
17:51, 2019-06-05

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12:34, 2019-06-18

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlining the importance of “earnest attempts” to find a peaceful resolution to years of simmering conflict between Russia and Ukraine....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms do not go far enough....
14:17, 2019-06-12

Sorry, fitness fanatics: Your 10,000-step goal is bogus Since the dawn of our Fitbit, step-tracking culture, we’ve been programed to strive for 10,000 steps a day — and to feel guilty if we haven’t hit that daily benchmark. But a new study out of Harvard Medical School says that less may be more when it comes to walking. The study, published in the......
06:51, 2019-06-04

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the latest high-level departure at Hearst Magazines. No replacement was named, but one inside candidate is rumored to be Michael Hainey, a veteran of GQ who l...
16:34, 2019-05-23

Immigration official looks to step up family deportations WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has signaled his agency is looking to step up deportations of families who are in the United States illegally. Mark Morgan spoke with reporters on Tuesday in his first public comments since taking over the role las...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made people wonder if the festival would continue. Matt Noble is one of many beekeepers in the county. He fondly remembers seeing jars of honey in downtown ...
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01:51, 2019-06-12

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industries Directorate said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets with his disgruntled star next month in California for a frank face-to-face. “Yeah, we’ll visit together. We’ll probably sit together in Los Angeles at so...
02:51, 2019-05-22

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
16:51, 2019-06-08

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo seen by Reuters....
00:00, 2019-06-08

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India to demand safety after attack Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata were attacked, leaving services in many government-run health facilities paralyzed....
13:51, 2019-06-14

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

Doctors Arrested For Abetting Junior's Suicide Sent To Judicial Custody A special court Friday sent three doctors of a state-run hospital, arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleague, to judicial custody till June 10....
20:51, 2019-05-31

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. The decline has raised concern that military medical professionals may forget how to treat patients w...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her during her visit....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
20:34, 2019-06-01

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bill was introduced by Gov. Janet Mills and signed on Monday, allowing nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives to provide a...
23:00, 2019-06-11

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mass resembling a “quail’s egg” that turned out to be a tapeworm....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses.       ...
03:51, 2019-06-12

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attempts to perform emergency heart surgery on the man went slightly awry at one point, when a flash fire sparked in the man’s cracked-open chest cavity. Ama...
12:00, 2019-06-03

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
16:51, 2019-06-12

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that it is the result of a......
17:51, 2019-06-13

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
15:51, 2019-06-16

Mamata Banerjee Promises Better Security At Meet With Striking Doctors Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attacks by relatives of patients....
16:17, 2019-06-17

Doctors remove knife from Kansas teen’s face Doctors remove a 10-inch knife that impaled a 15-year-old Kansas boy’s face when he fell while playing (June 17)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-18

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they would not return to work. This came after yet......
04:51, 2019-06-16

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The New York Times reports that one such AI, built by...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ families.A brutal assault on a junior doctor in Kolka...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic - just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against his parents' will....
19:17, 2019-05-21

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by MiMedx, isn’t proven....
20:34, 2019-06-14

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
22:17, 2019-05-24

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood cancers. Officials said Wednesday that government-fun...
22:17, 2019-06-05

Dutch court bans Hells Angels motorcycle gang BRUSSELS (AP) — A Dutch court has outlawed the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, calling it a violent organization that is a danger to public order. Wednesday’s ruling by the Central Netherlands Court in Utrecht banned the Dutch arm of the gang and its international mother organization. It is the ...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Samoa bans Elton John movie ‘Rocketman’ due to homosexuality WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality. About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian, and the society is generally considered conservative and traditional. Under Samoa’...
08:17, 2019-06-11

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
15:34, 2019-05-21

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on U.S. travel to Cuba, including a ban on cruises, in a further bid to pressure the island's Communist government to reform and end its support for Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
23:34, 2019-06-04

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
23:51, 2019-05-30

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at the brand’s latest fashion show in Rome. Referencin...
13:00, 2019-05-29

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal Arturo Forrest told The Boston Globe one museum sta...
02:00, 2019-05-25

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Facebook did not immediately respond to Ars’ request for comment on the suspension, Facebook’s move comes...
23:01, 2019-06-10

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal penalties on physicians who perform the procedures....
20:17, 2019-06-01

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

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state......
22:34, 2019-06-06

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressional races in swing states, members of both parties...
19:17, 2019-05-25

FIFA bans ex-Oceania general secretary Nicholas for eight years Former Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) general secretary Tai Nicholas has been banned from all soccer-related activities for eight years for financial misconduct, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
08:00, 2019-05-28

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
05:51, 2019-06-11

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
14:00, 2019-05-31

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
01:00, 2019-06-06

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hypocrisy in cultural attidues towards the LGBT community....
11:51, 2019-06-11

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

US pressure group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring doctors to prescribe opioids, is to shut down in th...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Doctors pull foot-long parasitic worm from woman's intestines A woman in China who had been suffering from stomach pains over the last decade underwent surgery this week to remove a foot-long parasitic worm from her intestines....
16:34, 2019-06-18

LIVE Updates: Mamata Banerjee Again Invites Agitating Doctors To Meet Her Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolkata escalated on Friday....
06:34, 2019-06-15

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $4.6 billion each year, researchers concluded in a study released Tuesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Overworked and unhappy...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Heat Wave Conditions In Rajasthan, Leaves of Churu Doctors Cancelled There was no let-up in heatwave conditions in most parts of Rajasthan and with Churu district touching 50.3 degree Celsius it became the hottest area in the country....
08:17, 2019-06-07

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
17:51, 2019-06-13

Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old Rachel Palma had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of her brain, and when the images came back they appe...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at hospitals after an attack on doctors in Kolkata....
19:34, 2019-06-14

Bengal Doctors Protest Spreads, Health Services Hit In Delhi, Mumbai Scores of doctors across Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad have decided to boycott work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors at Delhi's All India......
07:17, 2019-06-14

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should have been a story of triumph. Here’s how it might ...
22:51, 2019-06-13

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terrifying situation currently playing out for a 28-year-old woman in Minneapolis: She has seen dozens of doctors and none of them are able to figure out w...
09:17, 2019-06-14

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Attorneys for the state of Missouri have subpoenaed physicians from the state’s only abortion clinic amid a legal fight over the facility’s license. A St. Louis judge during a Tuesday hearing will weigh whether the physicians will be forced to testify. The stat...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in West Bengal earlier this week. Doctors in several......
11:17, 2019-06-14

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics switched off the man's life support against his parents' will....
05:51, 2019-05-22

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Strike Worsens The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency wards, outdoor facilities and pathological units. A......
11:17, 2019-06-14

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as president immediately....
04:01, 2019-06-06

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it would quickly expand and change the character of the sport altogether."...
19:34, 2019-06-10

Liverpool ready for next step in Champions League final MADRID (AP) — Jürgen Klopp saw last year’s loss in the Champions League final as a starting point for Liverpool. Now he feels it’s time for the next step, to finish the season celebrating instead of lamenting. Liverpool will be seeking its sixth European title when it faces fellow Englis...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
02:00, 2019-06-08

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there are no miracle solutions at hand....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman House Democrats are recoiling at the idea. The tumult prompted Democratic leaders Monday night to delay action on annual legislation to fund congressio...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing says it is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and has contacted 737 operators. (June 3)        ...
05:34, 2019-06-04

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
18:51, 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industries Directorate said on Monday....
16:34, 2019-06-10

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctio...
08:51, 2019-06-14

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action is to witness British manufacturing prowess at its most visually stunning.Huge slabs of steel, glowing orange with heat, flow seamlessly through the p...
05:34, 2019-05-26

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,......
13:17, 2019-05-28

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formidable haul even for Serena Eight years ago, the documentary Venus and Serena followed the Williams sisters as they tried to survive the nadir of their ca...
12:34, 2019-05-25

Apple Watch just got one step closer to ditching the iPhone When the first Apple Watch launched in 2015, it was inextricably linked to Apple’s iPhone. Much of the Apple Watch’s functionality depended on you also having an iOS device on hand, but over the years, that link began to sever as the company made the wearable more autonomous. The most ob...
00:34, 2019-06-19

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-19

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

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage support we’ve been asking for from the beginning. Well, it’s technically iPadOS 13 that’s bringing native support for external storage to iPad, but it d...
19:51, 2019-06-04

Australia to step up challenge to China in Pacific with new investment Australia will soon offer millions of dollars in funding for infrastructure projects in the Pacific, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters, as part of its efforts to undercut Chinese influence....
09:51, 2019-06-13

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned for corruption        ...
18:17, 2019-05-24

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
11:51, 2019-06-09

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to veto anti-abortion legislation, and polling shows ...
13:00, 2019-06-08

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

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
12:00, 2019-06-16

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
23:00, 2019-06-08

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-sex wedding.An episode of the popular animated series Arthur, titled Mr Ratburn and the Special Someon...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday.Read more......
08:17, 2019-06-13

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a statement attribute...
01:17, 2019-06-05

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules.Read More...
09:34, 2019-06-06

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
11:51, 2019-06-06

‘Free Willy’ bill bans dolphin and whale captivity in Canada Canada’s parliament just passed a whale of a bill. On Monday, the Canadian House of Commons made it illegal to keep a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive. The “Free Willy” bill S203 — named after the 1993 movie about a young boy who frees an orca from a US water park — w...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including Planned Parenthood, ACLU, Emily’s List, NARAL Pro-C...
04:51, 2019-05-22

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020. House Democrats said Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill Monday with the goal of limiting plastic pollution. The National Conference of State Legislatures says California, New York an...
01:34, 2019-06-18

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. “Today, we’re taking another step in our hate speech policy by specifically prohibiting v...
19:51, 2019-06-05

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
03:34, 2019-06-07

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the supreme court on Tuesday to protest against new restrict...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a......
07:34, 2019-06-17

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
02:34, 2019-05-26

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
11:51, 2019-06-15

Live Updates: Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Stalemate Continues The doctors' strike in West Bengal entered the sixth day today.On Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she acceptedall valid demands of the protesting......
10:34, 2019-06-16

All-India Doctors' Strike Today, AIIMS Alleges Doctor Abused: 10 Points A massive strike by doctors across the country today - to be held in solidarity with doctors in West Bengal who agreed for talks with the government after six days of protest - will hit medical......
07:34, 2019-06-17

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
12:00, 2019-06-11

I know antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are real. Why didn’t doctors? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Like many, I’ve experienced severe side-effects from withdrawal. Now clinicians are starting to take them seriouslyIt’s something of a relief to see before you in black and white what you have known to be true for a long time: in this case, that antidepressant withdrawal symptoms aren’t, well, all i...
14:17, 2019-05-30

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-18

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he has failed, with millions paying the price....
14:51, 2019-06-11

Honduras deploys security forces as doctors and teachers demand president's resignation Demonstrators demand president’s exit as privatization reforms spark fears for education and health servicesHonduran security forces with teargas and live bullets have been deployed to quell a wave of nationwide protests led by doctors and teachers demanding the resignation of the country’s presiden...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods of overconsumption and calorie cutting in an effort to build muscle, according to doctors....
10:51, 2019-06-09

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
07:17, 2019-05-28

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers to use....
21:34, 2019-06-07

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable professional league....
17:34, 2019-05-21

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decades....
12:17, 2019-06-16

Govt 'out of step' after rejecting proposals to tackle throwaway fashion Calls for a levy on clothing sales to tackle labour abuses and environmental damage caused by "throwaway fashion" have been rejected by the government....
07:01, 2019-06-18

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning a red pinnie during practice and fielding questions about an injury is familiar territory for the safety. Maye — now sporting No. 20 after making a dea...
11:51, 2019-06-06

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its use of tariffs to gain concessions from trading partners....
12:34, 2019-06-03

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
22:34, 2019-05-23

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
17:17, 2019-05-31

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
00:00, 2019-06-08

British PM proposes new Brexit deal while facing calls to step down British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her "new deal" on Brexit in a speech Tuesday, a last-ditch effort to leave the European Union before she steps down....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck - Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season collecting win No.31 as Colombian sprinter Álvaro Hodeg claimed Stage 2 at the Tour of Norway (UCI 2.HC) on Wednesday."...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Sudan protest leader says to step up civil disobedience after 'coup' A leader of Sudan's protest movement on Monday called the storming by security forces of a protest camp in central Khartoum a "coup" against the uprising that led to the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised to not back down, with Joshua Wong telling DW: "Now is the time."...
19:51, 2019-06-18

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump......
09:34, 2019-06-14

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a culture change at the company, Stamos said. Visit Busin...
07:17, 2019-05-22

Chopsticks Is One Small Step for Netflix, One Giant Leap for Its Director Starring Mithila Palkar and Abhay Deol, Netflix Indian movie Chopsticks is about a diffident young woman (Palkar) who teams up with a suave conman (Deol) to recover her stolen car from a goat-loving......
08:17, 2019-05-29

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area....
00:00, 2019-06-07

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
19:34, 2019-05-27

With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will increase the frequency of her......
12:00, 2019-06-16

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things anymore. So it’s taking the most obvious step there...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
00:01, 2019-06-06

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

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust and other well-documented violent events. Th...
02:51, 2019-06-06

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ostensibly support women’s reproductive rights. On Monday, nearly 200 entrepreneurs, CEOs, founders, and general startup and business dudes decided to ...
04:34, 2019-06-11

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes,' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activities....
01:51, 2019-06-15

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's austerity measures....
11:34, 2019-05-25

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spacecraft ready to roll as early as 2007, but a laundry list of setbacks (and stupid human errors on the part of manufacturer Northrop Grumman) have pushe...
01:17, 2019-05-31

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected from the rest of the world. Now, Russia plans to blo...
21:51, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
00:00, 2019-06-08

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
06:51, 2019-06-04

China won't allow Hong Kong leader to step down despite mass unrest: HK official Beijing won't let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said on Monday, adding that a divisive extradition law she delayed on the weekend was effectively withdrawn....
14:17, 2019-06-17

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message. Sometimes in sports, as an event is unfolding, the winner appears destined. Eighteen holes remain on Sunday at Pebble Beach, and only one shot separat...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
14:32, 2019-05-21

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY – The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head Seth Agata will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Cuomo, served as the executive director of the much-criticized Joint Commission on Public Ethics, JCOPE, the investigat...
22:17, 2019-05-22

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit was a hit. The country now needs investment to unlock myriad opportunities in agriculture, power, in...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight. ...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Callum to step down as Jaguar design chief; Thomson named successor In his 20 years at Jaguar, Callum has overseen a shift in design away from a traditional luxury style that frequently referenced cars from the past to a much more modern look, culminating in the I-Pace electric crossover....
16:00, 2019-06-04

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates with Jet Walmart also announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and health-and-wellness divisions online....
01:34, 2019-06-13

Canada takes first step toward ratifying new North American trade deal Canada took a first step toward ratifying the new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss the passage of the treaty....
22:34, 2019-05-27

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further talks with Crystal Palace this weekend aimed at agreeing a fee for Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the player indicated his preference would be a summer move t...
18:17, 2019-06-15

Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery In his first game action since Tommy John surgery last fall, Gregorius played in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers....
01:34, 2019-05-22

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-06-14

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who doesn’t want to get pregnant can take a pill, or wear a patch or insert a hormone-filled ring into her vagina. She can have hormone-secreting implants in...
11:34, 2019-06-06

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
05:17, 2019-06-11

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to do it....
00:00, 2019-05-29

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
11:17, 2019-06-17

Report: China Warns Foreign Tech Companies Not to Comply With Trump Trade Bans Chinese government officials summoned representatives from major tech companies both from the U.S. and elsewhere this week to warn them of “dire consequences” if they go along with the Trump administration’s prohibition on sales of certain U.S. technology to a number of Chinese companies, the New Yo...
00:17, 2019-06-09

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade policy will have limited effects on its members, but it’s hard at this point to appease those...
07:34, 2019-05-30

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
09:01, 2019-05-24

Spirit Airlines bans passenger whose e-cigarette set off a plane's smoke alarm: reports Spirit Airlines has banned a traveler who set off a plane's smoke alarm after using an e-cigarette, according to multiple reports.       ...
04:34, 2019-06-10

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:51, 2019-05-25

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
00:51, 2019-06-12

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
22:34, 2019-05-25

Beverly Hills moves one step closer to becoming first city in US to ban sale of tobacco products Beverly Hills moved one step closer on Tuesday evening to becoming the first city in the nation to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products after the city council voted unanimously in the first of two votes required to enact the ban....
19:34, 2019-05-22

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
18:34, 2019-05-26

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD party, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. It remains unclear who will succeed her....
10:34, 2019-06-02

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, it has felt, sometimes, like a breakthrough year for climate action. Given the rapid emergence of social movements across the world calling for climat...
16:17, 2019-06-06

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
13:17, 2019-05-22

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I also had the chance to sit down with producer Naoki Y...
02:01, 2019-05-30

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony....
14:17, 2019-06-16

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native American women who vanished years or even decades ago....
10:34, 2019-06-17

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the most controversial yet critically acclaimed music videos of last year.Now Sherrie Silver, the creative ...
11:34, 2019-05-29

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive rights. A recent push for abortion bans in states across the country have outraged many, who say these bills are a step backwards. Marchers chanted ou...
05:17, 2019-05-26

Surgical tool, oxygen sparked flash fire in patient's chest during open heart surgery, doctors say Doctors performing emergency heart surgery in Australia were not prepared for this complication – a fire that broke out in the patient’s exposed chest cavity....
02:17, 2019-06-04

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels. The post Iran nuclear spokesman says country has a need for uranium enriched up to 20%, only a step away from weapon-grade levels appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:17, 2019-06-17

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

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its budget has been stretched too thin by by the influx of people at the southern border, according to the...
21:17, 2019-06-05

This 4-step hair-care system addressed a problem I never knew I had — now I have defined curls instead of frizzy waves Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Aquis Facebook I love my hair's natu...
23:17, 2019-05-23

As Houthi forces withdraw from key Yemeni ports, UN monitoring chief welcomes 'first practical step on the ground' As Yemenis continue to finalize redeployment procedures in line with the UN-brokered Hudaydah Agreement, under which Government coalition and rebel leaders are to pull forces out of the key port city of Hudaydah, the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee on Friday welcomed an offer by the...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a day after the government suspended the measure in response to snowballing unrest. Postponement of the ...
07:00, 2019-06-16

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the south. The law, set to become enforceable in six mo...
00:17, 2019-05-22

US bans cruise ships and group tours from visiting Cuba; cruise lines scrutinizing rules The new restrictions take effect Wednesday, but the government will allow anyone who has already paid for a trip to complete their travel.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-05

Founder of Doctors for Extinction Rebellion group 'draws the line' at sending drones above Heathrow A London doctor who was "willing to be arrested" during Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests has said he draws the line at sending drones above Heathrow Airport....
15:00, 2019-06-08

Opinion: It's time for Raptors' Kyle Lowry to step up and make noise against Warriors Toronto's highly-paid point guard finally has reached the NBA Finals after 14 years in the trenches. But he needs to start making big plays.        ...
09:51, 2019-06-03

USA Gymnastics releases new Safe Sport policy, signals 'next step' to athlete safety USA Gymnastics’ new policy now defines other kinds of misconduct or abuse, including emotional and physical abuse, bullying and hazing.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-19

'The View': Whoopi Goldberg's doctors reveal she had a 30% chance of dying from pneumonia Whoopi Goldberg is raising awareness about the dangers of pneumonia after doctors say the star had a "1 in 3" chance of dying from the infection.        ...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Doctors upgrade David Ortiz's condition to 'good' after shooting David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to ‘good’ by his doctors, his wife Tiffany said in a statement as he recovers in a Massachusetts hospital.       ...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method.        ...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do? The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement....
12:34, 2019-05-22

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Ren says of US-Huawei fight ‘no one will win’ SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The Latest on China’s Huawei (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Huawei’s founder says it never occurred to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government would be so determined to take extreme measures against it. Ren Zhengfei said Monday, “I think both si...
12:17, 2019-06-17

The Fight Is Still Happening for the Rest of Us In June, millions of people will gather in New York City to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the uprising at the Stonewall Inn, which marked the start of a national pride movement. But some in the Midwest say there’s still work to be done — either because they’re still struggling, or because they f...
16:17, 2019-05-30

Who The Hell Knows How This Ends, But At Least It's Not Without A Fight Nope, I have nothing for you. I cannot explain how the Golden State Warriors won Game 5 of the NBA Finals, and neither can any of you. A team in tatters refused to shred, and it remains obstinate in the face of a hockey team’s list of injuries. This is almost not at all about the Toronto Raptors any...
23:51, 2019-06-11

VOTE NOW for the best car design of the year Features 5 Jun, 2019 Place your vote for the best car design of 2019. The car with the most will win the Auto Express Car Design of the Year award...
14:17, 2019-06-05

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
19:51, 2019-05-22

It's Almost Contempt Vote Time Again! House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings has set a time on Wednesday for his committee to vote on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with House subpoena, according to The Hill....
04:34, 2019-06-11

German YouTubers: Don't vote CDU or SPD or AfD Some 70 influential creators spoke out against Germany's ruling parties for climate inaction. The CDU has had to walk back its criticism of a YouTube star who slammed them for not tackling climate change....
03:17, 2019-05-25

EU Clashes Over Top Positions After Vote European Union leaders began contentious talks to pick new leaders for the bloc as they seek to revive its fortunes after some of them suffered a rebuke from voters in elections last week....
06:51, 2019-05-29

EU vote turnout estimate at around 50% The European Parliament's first turnout estimate for bloc-wide elections came at between 49 and 52 percent on Sunday evening, compared to a final reading of 42.61 percent in the last European elections in 2014....
20:34, 2019-05-26

In a Trade Fight, Small Could Be Beautiful Again Until recently, investors saw smaller companies as a trusty shield against trade tensions. Given the health of the U.S. domestic economy, they should see them that way again....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Do the US need to win the World Cup to secure their fight for equal pay? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the world’s biggest stage....
16:00, 2019-05-22

This new compound could fight potent 'superbugs' The emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is creating a global crisis, but a newly developed compound offers fresh hope in addressing this issue....
13:51, 2019-05-30

Fight Back Against Dry Air With This Discounted Humidifier Dry winter air isn’t an issue anymore, but depending on where you live, you might need a humidifier year round. Breathe easier with this highly rated Levoit humidifier, on sale for $68 when you clip the 5% off coupon....
08:17, 2019-05-30

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man on the moon and return him safely “before this decade is out”. Nasa was not sure it could be done i...
19:34, 2019-05-25

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

Trump isn’t sabotaging the fight against HIV — he’s leading it If you took Democrats and left-wing activists at their word, you’d think President Trump was intentionally sabotaging HIV research. The gay issue website Queerty described the Trump administration’s recent decision to end experimentation on the remains of aborted babies as “an attack on the queer co...
21:51, 2019-06-07

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain can meet its target Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-06-14

Europeans vote, with EU future in balance Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy....
07:17, 2019-05-26

| Far-right breakthrough amid big turnout in EU vote French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has won her symbolic duel with President Emmanuel Macron as Eurosceptic forces made strong gains in the EU parliamentary election....
04:51, 2019-05-27

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
08:17, 2019-05-22

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
01:34, 2019-05-30

Britons Pause to Vote in an Election Many Did Not Want But voting for the European Parliament was an ideal way to cast protest ballots against the Tories and Labour, they said. Both parties seemed headed to humiliating defeat....
22:34, 2019-05-23

Far-right to vote against Austrian leader in parliament BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s far-right Freedom Party plans to back a no-confidence vote against the country’s chancellor, Sebastian Kurz, following their coalition break over a video scandal. Freedom Party interim leader Norbert Hofer said his lawmakers will back a motion by the opposition So...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Europeans vote in bigger numbers to set EU course Europeans turned out to vote on Sunday in bigger numbers than before in an election pollsters predict will further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament....
17:34, 2019-05-26

EU citizens in UK complain of being denied right to vote People are being turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errorsA nationwide picture is emerging of EU citizens in the UK being denied their democratic right to vote in the European parliament elections because of administrative errors by local councils. Related: 'Vote in your ...
20:17, 2019-05-23

May to ask lawmakers to vote on a second Brexit referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
18:17, 2019-05-21

EU citizens denied vote to sue UK government A crowdfunding campaign to sue the British government over the denial of votes to UK-based European nationals has hit its initial target. Hundreds registered complaints after their names were crossed off voter lists....
05:34, 2019-05-26

EU citizens angry at being denied a vote in UK Hundreds of EU citizens trying to cast their vote for the European Parliament elections in the United Kingdom on Friday have been turned away because of administrative mistakes, a campaign group said....
19:17, 2019-05-23

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
21:34, 2019-05-28

Bloodstained Made Me Fight The Disembodied Head Of My Dog In Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, you play as a woman who must traverse a labyrinthine castle full of monsters and possessed paintings. That is to be expected: as the spiritual successor to the Castlevania series of games, it faithfully recreates many of that series’ tropes, which include monste...
19:51, 2019-06-19

Gathbandhan Over? Mayawati Says BSP Will Fight Bypolls Alone, Say Sources The alliance between Uttar Pradesh rivals-turned-partners Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav is all but over. Mayawati gave the indication in a meeting of her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), in which she said the......
13:34, 2019-06-03

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted Baltimore officials on 7 May when hackers cripple...
14:17, 2019-06-03

Woodland ready to fight off challenge at U.S. Open Some of golf's biggest names will try to chase down Gary Woodland after the American journeyman fired a record-equalling six-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday....
21:17, 2019-06-15

'It's been coming for a while' - pro cyclists discuss Lopez's fight with fan "Professional cyclists discuss the incident that saw Miguel Angel Lopez fight with a fan at the 2019 Giro d\u0027Italia. Rory Sutherland (AUS) of UAE-Team Emirates, Yves Lampaert (BEL) of Deceuninck - Quick-Step, Tim Wellens (BEL) of Lotto Soudal, Sep Vanmarcke (BEL) of EF-Education First, Pieter We...
19:34, 2019-06-02

5 ways to fight wealth inequality, according to economists With bold and targeted steps, economists say, government can increase opportunity for people in ways that strengthen, not weaken, American capitalism....
18:17, 2019-06-19

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials are discussing a new program to help thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group...
10:01, 2019-06-04

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit of LGBTI acceptance for countries and companies seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?...
01:00, 2019-06-13

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

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
14:38, 2019-05-21

GOP at Don McGahn hearing: Dems want fight, not facts The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee accused Democrats of theatrics when they held another hearing with an empty witness chair, this time for former White House Counsel Don McGahn who refused to appear before the committee. (May 21)        ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Migrants sue over wait for their files to fight deportation SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigrants are accusing the U.S. government of failing to promptly give them their own immigration documents, hampering their ability to fight deportation and apply for citizenship. Two immigrants and three attorneys filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in San Francisc...
22:00, 2019-06-19

Kik raised $98M with a potentially illegal ICO. Now it wants your money to fight the SEC Kik, the embattled messaging startup behind the Kin cryptocurrency, is now crowd-sourcing donations to help fund its legal battle with US regulators. The Defend Crypto Fund is said to be tailored specifically to fight the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) “on behalf of the future of crypto...
05:17, 2019-05-29

Zab Judah hospitalised after Cletus Seldin fight Zab Judah needed urgent treatment after stoppage loss Sledin. Jack Hirsch reports from ringside The post Zab Judah hospitalised after Cletus Seldin fight appeared first on Boxing News....
19:01, 2019-06-10

Drug Giant Tries New Tactic to Fight Cancer Seeking an edge in the increasingly competitive market for cancer drugs, one of the industry’s largest companies is taking a bold but risky approach: targeting the early stages of the disease....
16:51, 2019-05-27

In U.S.-China fight, fortune may favor bold President Trump's escalating trade war with China could end up being a competitive advantage for some Chinese automakers racing to launch their retail networks in the U.S....
14:00, 2019-05-26

The Triggers That Make Us Check Our Phones Most Often... and How to Fight Them Reaching for your phone in moments of silence, or because you simply struggle to disconnect, can be socially rude and emotionally tiring (especially if you’re a news fan). University of Washington researchers believe they have identified four common triggers that prompt us to take our phones out, an...
16:51, 2019-05-27

Trying it on: retailers fight back against repeat returners Stores are tightening their policies and even blacklisting shoppers who make a mockery of their returns policies. But will it change what we buy online?I have always been a serial returner: I order clothes, try them on and send them back. I am not alone. Now stores, which have attracted consumers wi...
14:38, 2019-05-21

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald Trump reiterated his threat to levy additional tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods....
10:51, 2019-06-06

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. The report from the Cabinet spo...
17:51, 2019-06-02

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England\u0027s women players should adopt a similar approach."...
18:34, 2019-06-06

Hamilton would rather fight Ferrari than battle with Bottas "Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes should not be blamed for their dominance and he would far rather be in a battle with Formula One rivals Ferrari and Red Bull than team mate Valtteri Bottas."...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Albania’s parliament to vote on ousting president TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s parliament has started to debate a no-confidence motion against President Ilir Meta after he canceled upcoming municipal elections. Thursday’s no-confidence vote is expected to take place after five hours of debate. Meta canceled the June 30 municipal ele...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Barca president gives Valverde vote of confidence "Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated his support for manager Ernesto Valverde despite their shock Champions League exit to Liverpool."...
18:17, 2019-05-23

New Israel Vote All About Netanyahu Corruption Probes With Israelis heading to the polls Sept. 17 for the second time this year, the campaign will largely be about one man: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Unable to form a government even after ostensibly winning April 9 elections, Netanyahu opted in late May to dissolve the parliament and hold a fre...
12:51, 2019-06-04

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in polarized, continentwide elections that will force pro-European moderates into forging new alliances. The main issue uniting those occ...
06:17, 2019-05-27

Vote on Los Angeles schools tax hike today Trump administration rollback of school lunch rules to face scrutiny on the Hill — House Democrats to probe Education Department on disaster response...
18:00, 2019-06-04

Vote for your favorite phone of the first half of 2019 here! The first half of the year is almost over, at least all the major new announcements have already happened, and this means that it's a good time to take a look back at all the new phones released throughout this period: we've had new Galaxies, new LG phones, new Google Pixels, something new by OnePlu...
22:51, 2019-06-06

The Latest: Lawmakers to get vote on new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s political debate as it attempts to leave the European Union (all times local): 4:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Parliament will get the chance to vote on whether to hold a new referendum on Britain’s EU membership, as she tries to ge...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Whitey Bulger was a huge fan of Trump: ‘He has my vote’ President Trump’s tough stance gained him an unexpected mega-fan — murderous gangland boss Whitey Bulger. “History may show Trump was the man of the hour,” the notorious villain wrote in letters from jail before his violent death aged 89 last October, according to NBC News. T...
19:34, 2019-06-09

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
01:51, 2019-05-23

Italy's Salvini says nothing should change in government after EU vote Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday nothing should change in the coalition government after his League party overtook its partner, the 5-Star Movement, in the European parliamentary election....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Anita Hill says ‘of course’ she would vote for Biden over Trump In a TV interview, the Clarence Thomas witness said there is no moral equivalency between the Democratic presidential candidate and the current Oval Office holder....
05:51, 2019-06-14

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
01:17, 2019-05-23

Austrian Chancellor Faces No-Confidence Vote The unraveling of an alliance between conservatives and nationalists in Austria’s government is now threatening to end the 18-month tenure of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, as opposition parties demanded a vote of no confidence in his leadership....
10:51, 2019-05-22

‘Of Course I Could.’ Anita Hill Says She Could Potentially Vote for Joe Biden Despite their complicated history, Anita Hill said she would consider voting for Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election if he were to win the Democratic nomination. In an NBC News interview that aired Thursday evening, Hill did not hesitate when Andrea Mitchell asked whether she “could co...
03:00, 2019-06-14

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections for the European Union Parliament....
12:01, 2019-05-23

Greek PM says EU poll is also vote of confidence in his policies Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that the European parliament election was also a vote of confidence in his policies, and a minister who is close to him said an early national election was possible depending on the result....
13:51, 2019-05-24

Ukrainian lawmakers vote against Cabinet resignation KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian lawmakers have refused to accept the Cabinet’s resignation in a snub to the nation’s newly sworn-in president. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who won a landslide victory in last month’s presidential election, faces a hostile parliament dominated by...
13:51, 2019-05-30

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Austrian Chancellor loses confidence vote Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his government have lost a no-confidence vote following a corruption scandal prompted by a secretly-filmed video....
01:51, 2019-05-28

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European Parliament voting....
03:00, 2019-05-28

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM Thailand's Parliament convened Wednesday for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup....
09:34, 2019-06-05

"Pro-Incumbency, Positive Vote": Prakash Javadekar On BJP's Big Win Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday termed BJP's humongous lead in the Lok Sabha election results trends as "pro-incumbency and positive" vote by the people of the country....
23:34, 2019-05-23

House cancels vote on pay raises for lawmakers House Democrats withdrew a bill scheduled for a vote this week that would have provided a cost of living pay increase to lawmakers and congressional staff....
04:17, 2019-06-11

BJP Vote Share In Odisha Increases By Almost 73 Per Cent The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vote share in Odisha in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections increased by almost 73 per cent with the party set to increase its tally to eight seats from the two it won in......
12:17, 2019-05-24

Their turn: Gen Z, millennials, Gen X were 51% of 2018 midterm vote The decades of political influence wielded by America’s baby boomers are over, thanks in part to “mortality” and immigrants.FT_19.05.23_GenerationsVoting_YoungergenerationsoutvotedBoomerpriorgenerations2018.pngAccording to new U.S. Census Bureau figures, the younger generations dominate those who vo...
18:17, 2019-05-29

Spain's Sanchez says he will seek confirmation vote as PM Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he will seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as premier and form a government following King Felipe VI's invitation....
00:51, 2019-06-07

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
02:51, 2019-05-24

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

May offers MPs vote on second referendum in 'new' Brexit deal Customs union vote also included in ‘10-point offer’ in last attempt to break impasseFollow the latest political developments - liveTheresa May has offered MPs votes on a second referendum and a temporary customs union in her last attempt to get a Brexit deal through parliament.Amid widespread expec...
21:51, 2019-05-21

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States as children is just the latest example of ...
05:17, 2019-06-06

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

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
19:34, 2019-05-23

UK ever more polarized as Brexit Party storms to EU vote win Nigel Farage's Brexit Party stormed to victory in a European election, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union....
05:01, 2019-05-27

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
15:51, 2019-05-25

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
15:17, 2019-06-15

The hot, turbulent summer of Public Enemy’s “Fight The Power” “Fight The Power” is arguably Public Enemy’s greatest moment. As the theme song for Spike Lee’s classic film Do The Right Thing, it precipitated the Long Island group’s elevation from hip-hop stars and critics’ darling to national consciousness. It also brought a harsh, unforgiving light to its memb...
21:00, 2019-06-11

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
08:17, 2019-06-08

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Why Rare Earths Are a Low-Grade Weapon in Trade Fight Chinese official media is issuing veiled threats that the nation could restrict exports of rare-earth metals, which China dominates and are used in many high-tech and military applications. That could mean higher costs for a while but isn’t quite the knockout punch it appears....
16:01, 2019-06-06

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place....
06:17, 2019-06-09

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England's women players should adopt a similar approach....
15:34, 2019-06-06

High-Speed Traders Back Exchanges in Fight With SEC Three big high-speed trading firms asked a federal court to halt a SEC initiative that would limit the rebates that stock exchanges pay to attract investors’ orders....
03:34, 2019-06-15

"Will Fight BJP Every Day": Rahul Gandhi At Parliamentary Party Meet Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who is trying to step down from the post, today said the party still has 52 lawmakers and "will fight the BJP every day". At a meeting with the party's parliamentarians......
08:00, 2019-06-01

BuzzFeed Staffers Walk Off the Job as Union Fight Escalates BuzzFeed staffers across the country walked off the job this afternoon, the latest escalation in a months-long effort to push CEO Jonah Peretti to recognize his newsroom employees’ union, which is represented by the NewsGuild....
00:51, 2019-06-18

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
19:51, 2019-06-19

UK Tories warned not to crown Boris Johnson without a fight Contenders to become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than a coronation for front-runner Boris Johnson...
13:00, 2019-06-16

The EU's Islamophobia is getting worse – Britain must fight this from within | Yasmin Qureshi The EU abets Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orbán, while also failing to challenge China’s abuse of its Muslim populations The European elections last month were widely seen as a test of the EU’s resilience. Many were relieved that far-right parties did not do as well as feared. However, nationalism is...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott......
20:51, 2019-06-04

Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia Amir Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record The post Amir Khan says he’d be ‘stupid’ not to take fight in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
14:34, 2019-06-07

On brink of title, Raptors expect a fight from Warriors The Toronto Raptors will try to complete their historic mission in front of their home crowd Monday night against the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals....
22:17, 2019-06-09

Watch: This Circus Uses 3D Holograms Instead Of Animals To Fight Cruelty A circus in Germany has taken an innovative step to fight animal cruelty. Circus Ronacalli has begun to phase out real animals in their acts, replacing them with beautiful 3D holograms instead....
08:51, 2019-06-07

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
22:17, 2019-06-13

Claressa Shields set to fight Ivana Habazin in August FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields is set to fight Ivana Habazin on Aug. 17 on Showtime for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title. The vacant WBC women’s diamond super welterweight championship will also be at stake. This will be Shields’ first professional fight in her hometown of ...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Archdiocese of New York gives up fight over Bishop Sheen’s remains The Archdiocese of New York has finally caved in its long-running legal tug-of-war over the remains of 1950s radio and TV preacher Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. The archdiocese, which last week lost yet another court round in the dispute with Sheen’s niece, said Sunday that it will cooperate in ...
01:17, 2019-06-10

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
14:34, 2019-06-09

BOJ Kuroda: G20 reaffirms commitment to use all tools to fight risks Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Sunday the Group of 20 finance leaders reaffirmed their commitment to use all policy tools if risks to their economies materialize....
19:34, 2019-06-09

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the city. But the city’s legislators are pushing ahead w...
05:34, 2019-06-07

'Is it too much to ask?' Matildas take fight to Fifa over fair Women's World Cup pay PFA demands an immediate doubling of prize moneyCurrently women playing for 7.5% of men’s purseThe chasm that exists between men’s and women’s pay in football has been addressed by the World Cup-bound Matildas, who have taken their claim for gender equity in prize money to Fifa on the eve of the tou...
07:34, 2019-06-04

Kim Dotcom enters final fight to avoid extradition to US New Zealand's top court has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom's appeal against extradition to the US. Dotcom faces charges of copyright infringement and racketeering if his extradition goes through....
11:34, 2019-06-10

Istanbul mayoral election centers on fight against corruption Turkey's ruling party has been accused of using Istanbul city funds to benefit business contacts and the president's family. Now an opposition candidate for mayor is vowing to put an end to the nepotism ― if he can win....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Ford Is Fined in China as Trade Fight With U.S. Rages A $25 million fine for anticompetitive practices appears to make the Detroit automaker the latest company to be singed in the U.S.-China economic clash....
16:17, 2019-06-05

California turns to military technology to help fight fires California has a new level of cooperation with the Pentagon as it tries to avoid another deadly, destructive fire season, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday, downplaying friction with President Donald Trump's administration....
05:17, 2019-06-04

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

After China Says "Not Afraid" To Fight Trade War With US, Trump Responds U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid......
23:00, 2019-06-11

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
00:51, 2019-06-13

Australian cardinal won’t fight sentence if he loses appeal SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian court spokesman says disgraced Catholic cardinal George Pell will not fight for a reduced jail sentence if he fails in his appeal of his conviction for molesting two choirboys in the 1990s. The 77-year-old Pell — the most senior Catholic convicted of sex abuse — was sente...
12:51, 2019-05-27

CBS All Access show 'The Good Fight' comes to TV June 16th When The Good Fight debuted on CBS All Access, it became the streaming service's first exclusive show. It's kept audiences hooked since 2017 and was recently renewed for a fourth season. Now, season one is coming to CBS, meaning you'll be able to vie......
21:34, 2019-05-29

| Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years’ worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, according to filings in a lawsuit seeking the release of information in the documents....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians for murder and kidnapping for years....
15:01, 2019-05-21

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
16:51, 2019-05-28

France pledges to fight for plant where GE plans 1,044 job cuts French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric Co (GE) factory in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened....
21:17, 2019-05-28

Ghosn's fight to prove innocence begins in Tokyo Pre-trial hearings began in Tokyo against Carlos Ghosn over allegations ranging from falsifying financial records to redirecting company money into his own accounts....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Record man Ehrlacher ready to fight hard in WTCR "Yann Ehrlacher is preparing to fight hard in order to reproduce the kind of form that made him a Zandvoort winner when the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup visited for the first time in 2018."...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Trade Fight, Curbs on Huawei Threaten 5G Growth in U.S. The Trump administration’s offensives aimed at frustrating the 5G ambitions of China and mobile-technology giant Huawei might end up impeding America’s wireless ambitions, too....
15:34, 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Mexico takes aim at former Pemex CEO in fight against graft Mexico's Finance Ministry said on Monday it had blocked the bank accounts of the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, one of ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto's closest advisers, for allegedly carrying out "illegal" financial operations....
08:00, 2019-05-28

'We'll fight to the end': China's media ramps up rhetoric in US trade war Voices within Chinese state and private media grow more strident as tensions mountOver the last week, China’s state media outlets have called the US government delusional, compared it to apes shouting on a river bank, and offered to teach the Americans a Chinese idiom: diandao heibai, “to invert bla...
20:17, 2019-05-23

California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
06:51, 2019-05-23

Gaethje: UFC should remove McGregor from rankings if he doesn't fight Justin Gaethje is ready to get back into the Octagon, but he cannot do that until the UFC gives him an opponent. He sits down with ESPN to talk about what's ahead at lightweight....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Lithuania’s new president vows to fight power structures VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The winner of Lithuania’s presidential elections says fighting elitist power structures will be among his top priorities. Gitanas Nauseda says that “oligarchy is very dangerous not only because it takes over control of mass media and starts controlling people...
16:34, 2019-05-27