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Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say

The explosives were buried roughly three feet underground and positioned at a key choke point on a road that led to a shooting range frequented by American troops....

Roadside Blast in Niger That Hit Americans Shows Growing Threat, Officials Say

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Niger: US military vehicle hits roadside bomb, no casualties NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in Niger say an American military vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the troubled West African country but no one was killed. The prime minister’s press office said the incident happened Saturday night near a Nigerien military base in Ouallam. In a tweet Sunday,...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Iranian threat to shipping is real and growing, as US ‘smoking gun’ video evidence shows CAUGHT ON TAPE: The U.S. military released an aerial video last night that shows an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps patrol boat removing a magnetic mine from the hull of the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous after it apparently failed to explode....
00:17, 2019-06-15

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside blast Four soldiers were killed and another four were wounded by a roadside bomb blast in a tribal area of northwestern Pakistan on Friday, in the latest attack in recent weeks in the restive North Waziristan region, officials said....
10:34, 2019-06-08

Egypt officials say roadside bomb wounds 6 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials are saying that six policemen were wounded by a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol vehicle in the restive northern Sinai province....
13:17, 2019-06-13

Stunning timelapse shows milky way galaxy over U.S. Airbase in Niger A timelapse video shows the center of the Milky Way traversing the skies over a US airbase near Agadez, Niger, on Saturday, July 13.       ...
00:17, 2019-07-15

Officials clear fireworks after blast that hurt firefighters ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically injured two firefighters who were moving the material for an upcoming show. The city of Roswell said Friday that the decommissioning process would res...
20:17, 2019-06-07

Blast near Afghan military training center kills at least six: officials A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training center in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
13:17, 2019-05-30

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US — and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon (AMZN, FDX, USD) The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment. BI Intelligence To keep up with mounting demand, retailers and...
19:34, 2019-07-17

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday. That warning came from Tamara Makarenko, an International Consultant, who works with the UN Interregional Crime a...
04:34, 2019-07-10

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria against the Dominican Republic, to hurt our tourism, ...
14:01, 2019-06-20

WTA puts French Open officials on blast for scheduling women's semifinals on outside courts The WTA was critical of the French Open's scheduling of the women's semifinals on outside courts while the men's semis will be on the main court.        ...
22:51, 2019-06-06

Iran shows growing fury in the Gulf. It really is desperate to talk The British Heritage super tanker is owned by BP, under a British flag, and on charter to an Anglo-Dutch company, so it's unsurprising that the ship appeared to abandon suddenly its plans over the weekend as it sailed within sight of Iran....
21:00, 2019-07-11

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and believes Iran is responsible. The ...
01:17, 2019-06-14

Trade War Fight Song Shows Growing Anti-U.S. Sentiment in China Perhaps nothing captures the growing anti-U.S. sentiment in China better than a song about the trade war that is going viral in Beijing: “If the perpetrator wants to fight, we will beat him out of his wits.” This privately-produced song has more than 100,000 views on WeChat and is just o...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Americans aren't having enough kids, and it shows Americans aren’t having babies like they used to. In fact, the U.S. birthrate fell to a 32-year low last year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
04:51, 2019-05-24

Possible Security Threat To Jammu And Kashmir BJP Leaders, Say Officials An intelligence input has been passed on to the Jammu and Kashmir police about a possible threat to some BJP leaders including its president Ravinder Raina, officials said Saturday....
20:51, 2019-06-08

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretA sign on an upside-down dumpster spelled the end of Pearl Pai’s long romance with plastics recycling.For years, Pai and ...
10:34, 2019-06-21

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

Western officials say new Ukrainian president poses threat to Putin A political newcomer whose anti-corruption pledges won him the presidency of Ukraine in a landslide could weaken Russian President Vladimir Putin, Western officials say....
10:17, 2019-06-06

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international trade....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Trump donor from West Virginia among 7 Americans killed in copter crash in Bahamas, officials say A billionaire coal executive from West Virginia was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash near the Bahamas while traveling back to Florida on the Fourth of July, reports said....
16:17, 2019-07-05

Pemex complex evacuated on bomb threat, officials say was 'false alarm' Mexican state oil firm Pemex said on Thursday its Pajaritos petrochemical complex in Veracruz state was evacuated following a bomb threat, though the civil protection authority of the state said the threat was a "false alarm."...
01:17, 2019-05-31

Americans' reliance on Social Security is near a record high, survey shows Chances are good that you'll be leaning on Social Security, in some capacity, to make ends meet during retirement.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-29

Alabama US Senate candidate says Americans are 'preoccupied with homosexual activities,' 'wife swap shows' Alabama’s secretary of state who is running for U.S. Senate told supporters over the weekend that America’s culture is in decline because people are “preoccupied with homosexual activities” and “the wife swap shows.”...
08:34, 2019-07-16

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

Americans killed in Bahamas helicopter crash included West Virginia Trump donor's daughter, her best friend: officials The Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline and six other people included his daughter and her best friend who were “inseparable.”...
06:00, 2019-07-09

Tammy Bruce: Celebrity vid on Mueller report 'insults' Americans, shows 'pathological fixation' with Trump A video featuring actors Martin Sheen, Robert De Niro and George Takei demanding the public read the full Mueller report is insulting to the American people, according to Tammy Bruce....
06:00, 2019-06-22

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
20:34, 2019-06-20

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organization, show a shift in public perception across polit...
14:17, 2019-06-11

A look inside the black market for weed shows the huge threat to legal businesses Illegal dispensaries are a huge threat to California's legal cannabis market, the largest in the country. CNBC went inside 10 unlicensed stores to show a variety of illegal activity....
12:51, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the water due to what may lurk underneath. ...
19:51, 2019-07-14

Trump's Mexico tariff threat shows Congress must reclaim trade powers and much more From trade to energy to health care to transportation, Trump is exercising legislative powers past Congresses gave presidents. Time to take them back.       ...
13:34, 2019-06-13

Video shows dramatic jump by Guardsmen onto vessel laden with cocaine: officials The U.S. Coast Guard released dramatic video Thursday of service members jumping onto a moving drug smuggling vessel carrying about 17,000 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $232 million, according to a spokesman with the military branch....
04:34, 2019-07-12

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

| US military vehicle hit by bomb in Niger A US military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Niger, the site of a deadly jihadist attack on American forces in 2017, the military has announced....
11:34, 2019-06-10

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

Niger's migrant smugglers use ever deadlier routes through the Sahara Smugglers are turning to perilous routes through the desert, or even dumping those hoping to reach North Africa. DW visited the transit hub of Agadez where efforts are being made to rescue migrants lost in the Sahara....
17:00, 2019-07-04

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday....
16:00, 2019-06-06

Pakistan says roadside bomb kills officers, soldier Pakistan’s military says a roadside bomb targeting a security vehicle has killed three army officers and an enlisted soldier in a troubled northwestern district bordering Afghanistan...
22:00, 2019-06-07

| In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective - study The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study....
12:34, 2019-06-06

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. Wednesday’s release of the 176-page unclassified report&#...
08:51, 2019-06-06

Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container....
19:51, 2019-05-21

Blindsided by FCA-Renault talks, Nissan risks being left by the roadside Nissan found out about Renault's merger talks with Fiat Chrysler just days before they became public, four sources told Reuters, stoking fears at the Japanese carmaker that a deal could further weaken its position in a 20-year alliance with Renault....
16:51, 2019-05-28

10 Kenyan police officers killed by roadside bomb near Somali border Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack....
18:01, 2019-06-15

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
07:17, 2019-06-06

Roadside bomb north of Iraqi capital kills 4 security forces Iraqi security officials say a roadside bomb has exploded near an army patrol north of Baghdad, killing four security personnel and wounding four others....
12:34, 2019-06-04

Roadside bomb kills Kenyan police officers near Somali border Blast claimed by Islamist insurgents follows attack in Mogadishu that killed eightA roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya’s border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a Kenyan police spokesman has said.Separately, another blast in Somalia’s capital...
18:51, 2019-06-15

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming Junior Officers Military leaders have struggled over how to apportion blame over the deaths of four American soldiers amid family members’ demands to hold more senior officers accountable....
07:17, 2019-06-06

The Boosted Scooter Is a Blast Electric scooters are dangerous. It seems like you can’t go a day without seeing a scary story in the news reminding the world of this fact. People die riding these things. So it wasn’t surprising when Boosted emphasized safety in announcing it’s new e-scooter. The $1,600 Boosted Rev has three brak...
21:00, 2019-07-18

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded, the ships' operators said on Sunday....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Fireworks Safety: Have a blast but don’t get burned! As fireworks soar sky high around 4th of July, so do injuries. Ahead of the holiday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday demonstrated the power of fireworks, both legal and illegal. Five people were killed and more than 9,000 were injured in fireworks-related incidents last year acco...
19:34, 2019-06-27

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
21:17, 2019-06-03

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian port of Makhachkala, Russia's Transport Ministry said....
11:51, 2019-06-11

Blast in Sweden tears through 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police say a blast ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern city. It isn’t immediately clear if there are casualties. The explosion has blown out windows and destroyed balconies in the buildings in central Linkoping, about 175 kilometers (110 miles...
10:17, 2019-06-07

25 injured in Swedish blast that hit 2 apartment buildings STOCKHOLM — A powerful explosion ripped through two adjacent apartment buildings in a southern Swedish city on Friday, slightly injuring 25 people, officials said. The cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known. The explosion blew out dozens of windows and destroyed balconies in the buildings...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Blast near Afghan university kills six, injures 27 An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
08:51, 2019-07-19

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
06:51, 2019-07-04

DJI's Super-Fast Robot Car Is an Absolute Blast The DJI Robomaster S1 is the childhood toy I always wanted. Actually, it’s way better than that. Compared to junk like the Tyco Rebound I had in the 90's, the Robomaster S1 is faster, more sophisticated, and thanks to its Mecanum wheels, much more nimble than anything my tiny kid brain could hav...
17:34, 2019-07-12

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Kabul University hit by deadly bomb blast The explosion took place as a number of students were waiting to sit an exam at Afghanistan's oldest and largest university. At least four people were killed and 16 were injured....
10:17, 2019-07-19

The Londoner: Leadsom blast at Commons bullies Andrea Leadsom blasts Westminster bullying culture / Rory Stewart in hot water over ERG jibe / James O'Brien successfully rubs Raab up wrong way / Michaela Coel's life-changing series...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Blast from the past comedies, Fawcett bio win in TV ratings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blasts from the past proved irresistible to TV viewers last week. According to Nielsen figures out Wednesday, ABC’s live re-creation of episodes of “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons” ranked among last week’s most-watched programs. The come...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Should I buy a TCL TV? A look at one of the fastest growing TV brands 'Should you buy a TCL TV?' It’s a question that might be hard to answer when you’re in the midst of shopping for your next television. With so many TVs around these days, making head or tail of all the names on the market can be nigh impossible. That’s why we ...
19:51, 2019-06-21

The growing potential of e-Signatures The value of global exports has almost doubled since 1996, driven significantly by the internet.  Today it is easier than ever to quickly generate global exposure for a brand.  In fact, some of the world’s most famous and globally successful businesses did not exist 20 years ago. &#...
18:34, 2019-07-10

Red Sox know this series is about more than just growing the game LONDON — In his book “Francona: The Red Sox Years,” written with Dan Shaughnessy, former Red Sox skipper and current Indians manager Terry Francona recalled his dread in taking the team to Japan to open the season with a two-game series against the Athletics. Francona could barely generate any enthu...
17:00, 2019-06-29

Turkish Cypriots investigating blast in breakaway north NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that officials say may have been caused by some type of missile. Ersin Tatar, the north’s prime minister, said that no one was hurt...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Yankees fans blast away at Manny Machado for some reason Yankees fans are angry with Manny Machado. Why, exactly, is unclear. They hammered the Padres shortstop with boos in pregame warmups and for his first at-bat in Monday’s game at the Stadium before he struck out against Chad Green. They later booed him in the field, as he caught a pop-up. Machado was...
21:00, 2019-05-27

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Blast at Philippine military camp kills three soldiers An explosion at a military base in the Philippines killed three soldiers and wounded nine on Friday, in a region of the country plagued by Islamist violence....
15:51, 2019-06-28

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a local slum....
05:17, 2019-06-16

Several injured in suspected package bomb blast in France A package bomb exploded on a busy French street on Friday, injuring at least seven people, a report said. The explosion in the French city of Lyon occurred outside a branch of the bakery chain Brioche Doree and the victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to AFP. French President Em...
23:34, 2019-05-24

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Muncy's long blast, bat flip draw Bumgarner's ire Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Sunday....
03:51, 2019-06-10

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after a war monitor had reported blasts hitting other insurgent-held areas in the northwest....
23:51, 2019-06-02

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Blast hits Afghan capital Kabul, at least seven casualties A car bomb apparently targeted at a convoy of vehicles belonging to an international organization exploded in Kabul on Friday, killing or wounding at least seven people, officials said, the second attack in the Afghan capital in two days....
07:51, 2019-05-31

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

DJI's Robomaster S1 Is the Closest Thing to RC Mario Kart, and It's a Blast DJI is already the worldwide leader for drones, and despite recently taking aim at GoPro with new Osmo Action, it’s venturing into yet another market with the new Robomaster S1. While this might seem like a move out of left field, DJI’s robotics efforts are actually quite well established in Asia th...
04:51, 2019-06-12

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
13:51, 2019-06-16

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

Blast Near Kabul University Kills 6, Injures 27: Official An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said....
09:17, 2019-07-19

15 Years Later, Six Convicted For Assam Blast That Killed 18 Children A district court in Assam today convicted six people and acquitted eight others in a 2004 blast at Dhemaji. The attack had killed 18 schoolchildren during an Independence Day event and injured 40......
01:34, 2019-07-05

Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the Oculus Quest.Read More...
16:00, 2019-05-22

The Breakaway: Smith and Wiggins blast Cavendish decision "Bradley Wiggins and Brian Smith joined Orla Chennaoui to discuss the fallout from an action-packed Stage 1 of the Tour de France., but conversation turned to Dimension Data’s controversial decision not to select Mark Cavendish. That particular topic is discussed 10 minutes in."...
22:51, 2019-07-06

New Mexico blast involving fireworks injures several firefighters Several firefighters were injured on Wednesday, two seriously, in an explosion at a building in Roswell, New Mexico, where fireworks were being stored for the city's annual July Fourth celebrations, police and city officials said....
01:51, 2019-06-06

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-15

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub A panel of international politicians has voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg which will compel them to appear before the group the next time either visits Canada...
23:17, 2019-05-28

The Latest: Off-duty cop may have saved house blast victim RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion that leveled a house in New Jersey (all times local): 6:10 p.m. An off-duty police officer’s quick actions may have saved the life of a man inside a house that exploded in northern New Jersey. Hagop Cigercioglu was walking nearby when the hous...
01:34, 2019-06-18

10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack....
00:01, 2019-06-16

March of the under 10s – generation growing up as protesters Research says those born since 2010 are expert at spotting fake news and handling technology Political protest, spotting fake news and taking control of new technology comes naturally to the UK’s under 10s, the so-called Alpha generation and the first cohort born into the fully-fledged social media ...
09:00, 2019-06-19

So the Cast of Vanderpump Rules Is Growing Up--Now What? They grow up so slow, don't they? It's hard to believe but Vanderpump Rules just finished its seventh season in particularly dramatic fashion on Monday night, once again leaving......
03:51, 2019-05-22

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.        ...
15:17, 2019-07-10

The artificial glacier growing in the desert In the far north of India, a cold mountain desert is the stunning backdrop to an unprecedented icy structure. This is a land of extremes, where rainfall is scarce and temperatures range wildly from torrid to far below freezing. The locals say it's the only place in the world where a man, sitting in ...
15:00, 2019-07-09

Facebook and Twitter are growing into the mainstream The row over a fake Nancy Pelosi video shows platforms are no longer disruptors, but incumbents, gatekeepers and publishersIn the first three months of 2019, Facebook removed about 2bn fake accounts from its servers. This is roughly equivalent to all the legitimate accounts the company has on its pl...
04:01, 2019-06-03

Turbo VPN is the fastest growing mobile VPN Turbo VPN is the mobile VPN service with the biggest growth in the second quarter of 2019 (compared to the previous year). In research created by mobile analytics company App Annie exclusively for TechRadar, the free VPN privacy app had the largest absolute year-over-year growth in worldwide do...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Growing scam uses law enforcement as bait TUCSON – Carson Noel said he has received at least 30 of the phone calls. Each one, incredibly believable. “It’s a really well-prepared script and it’s just one of those things where if you are caught off guard you might fall for it,” said Noel. Noel said that in each o...
09:51, 2019-05-22

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
14:00, 2019-07-11

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
00:34, 2019-05-25

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
00:34, 2019-07-16

U.S. safety board urges new rules after fatal Oklahoma well blast An investigation into an explosion at an Oklahoma natural gas drilling rig that killed five workers last year faulted inadequate training and equipment and called for new regulations, the U.S. safety regulator said on Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-06-13

Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15 A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said....
15:51, 2019-07-16

Friday blast at Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad wounds several: police sources A bomb blast at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Baghdad wounded at least seven people on Friday, security sources said, correcting earlier reports of seven killed....
15:51, 2019-06-22

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed with his views....
07:34, 2019-07-16

Colorado’s Trevor Story rocks O’s with walk-off blast in the ninth Orioles blow three-run lead and surrender two home runs apiece to Story and Nolan Arenado in 8-6 loss in Baltimore’s first visit to Coors Field since 2004....
07:17, 2019-05-25

NYPD beekeepers blast MLB, San Diego Padres for killing swarm The NYPD’s beekeepers took a swing at Major League Baseball Monday, when they ripped the league and San Diego Padres for killing a swarm of bees on the field during a game Sunday instead of rescuing them. The beekeepers posted a number of messages on Twitter Monday night after other users brou...
07:34, 2019-06-04

Afghan police official says blast at Kabul mosque kills 2 An Afghan police official says a bomb exploded at a mosque in a western part of Kabul, killing two people, including the prayer leader, and wounding seven....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Terror probe after ‘low force’ blast in French city of Lyon A “low force” blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said...
00:51, 2019-05-25

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres, Gary Sanchez blast Orioles again BALTIMORE — Something different happened on the way to being embarrassed for a third straight game Wednesday night when the overmatched Orioles showed a spine instead of going into the tuck position at the sight of the Yankees. Of course, the worst team in the American League — and quite possibly th...
04:51, 2019-05-23

China says suspected blast caused minor quake near N. Korea BEIJING (AP) — China’s earthquake monitoring agency says a suspected explosion triggered a minor earthquake near it border with North Korea. China Earthquake Networks Center said Monday the magnitude 1.3 earthquake occurred in the evening in Hunchun. The city is in northeastern Jilin province&...
16:17, 2019-06-17

Seven Injured In Suspected Package Bomb Blast In France's Lyon Several people were wounded Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon in southeastern France, the local prosecutors' office said....
00:34, 2019-05-25

25 Injured As Fire Breaks Out Triggering Blast At Thailand Port A fire erupted on a cargo ship docked at a port in Thailand, triggering a blast and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials said Saturday....
18:17, 2019-05-25

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
23:34, 2019-05-31

| French police arrest four over Lyon package bomb blast French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the southeastern city of Lyon last week which injured 13 people, authorities say....
03:01, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
22:34, 2019-06-15

Bose Frames review: smart audio sunglasses are a blast Music without earbuds looks and sounds surprisingly good, making these smart glasses the antithesis of Google GlassThe Bose Frames are the answer to the question: what if your sunglasses were also a set of smart, hidden headphones with no earbuds or no bone-conduction system, just a set of personal ...
15:17, 2019-07-08

Sanders, Warren blast Sinclair’s purchase of Disney RSNs A trio of Democratic presidential hopefuls are urging close scrutiny of Disney’s $10.6 billion sale of its 21 regional sports networks to Sinclair Broadcast Group, a conservative-leaning TV station owner. In a letter this week, US Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker asked the Depa...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Reynolds caps comeback with 3-run blast, Pirates beat Tigers Bryan Reynolds hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to complete the Pirates' rally from a six-run deficit, and Pittsburgh beat the Detroit Tigers 8-7       ...
05:51, 2019-06-20

385 feet to center?! 'It's going to be a blast': Yanks, Sox dish on London Series Ahead of their games this weekend at London Stadium, we asked players from both teams about the trip, from the ballpark dimensions to sightseeing to future MLB games abroad to Harry Potter....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Police to face criminal probe on “lapses” over Easter blast Sri Lanka’s attorney general has directed the acting police chief to initiate a criminal investigation against nine senior police officers for their “lapses” to prevent and minimize the Easter Day suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Samjhauta Blast Case: Swami Aseemanand's Third Acquittal In Two Years Swami Aseemanand, the saffron-robed monk with many aliases and links to the BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is now a free man. A special court in Haryana's Panchkula on......
17:00, 2019-05-21

Sadhvi Pragya, Malegaon Blast Accused, Will Take On Digvijaya Singh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur - the saffron-robed woman long known for her alleged involvement in the Malegaon blasts -- will take on Congress's Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections....
17:00, 2019-05-21

1 Dead, 15 Injured In US Gas Line Blast That Shot Flames 30 Feet Into Air A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that levelled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern......
18:51, 2019-07-16

At Least 6 Dead In Suicide Blast Near Afghan Military Training Centre A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance to a military training centre in the Afghan capital on Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding six, police and security officials said....
12:51, 2019-05-30

Gary Sanchez racks up another tape-measure blast for Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gary Sanchez’s 10th-inning, three-run blast in the Yankees’ 8-4 win over the Rays on Thursday night was measured at 461 feet. That is the fourth-longest homer by a Yankee this season and Sanchez has three of them. His homer on June 21 against Houston was measured at 481 ...
11:51, 2019-07-05

IS claims blast near Afghan military training center: Amaq Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing near a military training center in the Afghan capital earlier on Thursday, the militant group said on its Amaq news agency....
15:34, 2019-05-30

Lyon bomb blast suspect in custody, under formal investigation The man suspected of planting a parcel bomb in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people last week has been remanded in custody and placed under formal investigation, public prosecutors said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-01

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
03:34, 2019-07-04

Democrats blast Trump's migrant detention centers as inhumane Democrats sharpened their attacks on the Trump administration's handling of the migrant crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, saying human rights were being neglected and demanding the firing of the Border Patrol's leadership....
22:34, 2019-07-03

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

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after powerful blast injures 65 Afghan security forces were battling gunmen on Monday who had forced their way into a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near a defense ministry compound during rush hour, injuring at least 65 people, authorities said....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Turkish Cypriots blame Syrian missile for blast near village Turkish Cypriot authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion outside a village in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus that an official says may have been caused by some type of missile or aircraft...
11:00, 2019-07-01

Crew member injured during blast filming for new Bond movie A crew member working on the new James Bond movie was injured during the filming of a controlled explosion at Pinewood Studios outside London, producers have said....
18:34, 2019-06-05

Taliban militants claim responsibility for blast in Afghan capital A blast in the Afghan capital on Monday was part of an attack by Taliban fighters targeting the defense ministry compound in Kabul, the Islamist militant group said in a statement....
10:17, 2019-07-01

Gun battle rages in Afghan capital after Taliban blast injures 100 Afghan security forces on Monday were battling Taliban gunmen who stormed a building in the capital, Kabul, after a bomb-laden truck exploded near the defense ministry at rush hour, injuring at least 100 people, including 35 children, officials said....
12:34, 2019-07-01

Blast-hit Kokuka tanker safely under tow, heading towards UAE port -operator The Kokuka Courageous, one of two tankers hit by explosions Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, is now safely under tow and heading towards the United Arab Emirates' port of Khor Fakkan, its operator Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement said on Friday....
15:34, 2019-06-14

GM: Expectations 'growing' for talent-laden Nets In the wake of an eventful free-agency period that saw the Nets add Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan, GM Sean Marks spoke to the need to "stand true to who we have been for three years."...
03:17, 2019-07-10

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend to rake in plaudits come award season. The way he p...
16:00, 2019-05-26

Amazon Music is growing faster than Spotify Sure, Spotify has 100 million paid subscribers, and Apple Music has 60 million. But Amazon won't be left in the dust. According to Financial Times, the number of people subscribing to Amazon Music Unlimited grew roughly 70 percent in the last year. A......
18:34, 2019-07-12

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists reported on Thursday....
17:51, 2019-07-04

NBA really wants to stop growing free agency trend LAS VEGAS — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA’s board of governors discussed ways Tuesday to fix that process — either by changing rules, adding rules or potentially eliminating some...
05:51, 2019-07-10

UK has growing list of candidates trying to succeed Theresa May It’s not quite as crowded as the Democratic presidential primary, but the number of contenders to succeed Theresa May as the UK’s prime minister is growing. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Saturday became the latest candidate for the job to oversee the UK’s chaotic and long-stalled Br...
22:00, 2019-05-25

Nick Caserio wants out in growing Patriots’ headache As the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era starts to wind down (eventually, we assume), things appear to be getting messy in New England. The Patriots want to keep Nick Caserio in New England, but the highly touted director of player personnel doesn’t want to stay, according to Ben Volin of the Bosto...
21:17, 2019-06-19

No, Teenagers Are Not Growing ‘Skull Horns’ Because of Smartphones More than a year ago, a pair of Australian researchers published a paper in Scientific Reports to little fanfare. In it, they noted that a surprising number of young people were developing bone growths on the backs of their skulls. The researchers posited that this was due to the amount of time they...
21:01, 2019-06-21

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

US gov’t growing a record 2-ton cannabis crop—but still won’t let others grow Enlarge / Marijuana plants grow in a greenhouse in Colorado, not for research. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) With the recent explosion of cannabis access and CBD products, federally funded scientists are craving more research on the potential risks and benefits. But if any researchers were hoping fo...
02:34, 2019-07-13

Chefs are now growing seeds specifically for different tastes These chefs are taking the farm-to-table trend to a whole new level. Instead of just buying fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the nearest farm, a growing group of top chefs are also raising their own produce with seeds developed specifically for taste — often with the input of their fellow c...
01:34, 2019-07-01

U.S. fans at heart of growing Arsenal fan protests Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club's owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Ursula von der Leyen: German lawmakers blast European Commission nomination Von der Leyen's nomination to lead the EU's executive body has been widely criticized in her home country. Leading lawmakers have called it a "farce" and a "victory for backroom politics."...
03:34, 2019-07-04

Six Killed In ISIS-Claimed Blast At Kabul Military Academy In Afghanistan At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded in a suicide blast outside a military academy in the Afghan capital on Thursday, an official said....
20:34, 2019-05-30

Carl Gunnarsson's Blue-Line Blast Gives The Blues Their First-Ever Stanley Cup Final Win Folks, we got a series! After getting absolutely trounced in the final 39 minutes of Game 1, the St. Louis Blues showed that this Stanley Cup Final would not be a repeat of 1970. Rather than allow themselves to get steamrolled by the Bruins in Game 2, the Blues held their ground and beat Boston in o...
17:17, 2019-05-30

A Powerful Bomb Blast Rocks Afghanistan’s Capital Kabul, Wounding at Least 65 (KABUL, Afghanistan) — A powerful bomb blast rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows, sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area and wounding at least 65 people, including nine children hurt by flying glass, officials said. The Taliban claimed the attack, which c...
12:00, 2019-07-01

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
20:17, 2019-06-21

Carlos Gomez’s blast vs. Nationals puts Mets in unfamiliar territory Call them the smoke and mirror Mets. Down five projected starters, a few days removed from their manager’s job being believed to be in serious jeopardy, the Mets have put together their first four-game winning streak of the season after beating Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg on consecutive days....
21:34, 2019-05-23

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts on Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-07-09

China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state media reported on Friday, as it embarks on far-reaching reforms in the sector following a fatal explosion at a factory in March....
10:17, 2019-05-24

French police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon injures 13 French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the economic ties between Washington and its closest neighb...
23:17, 2019-06-09

CHEAP: Blast tunes like a rock god with 54% off a Marshall Acton Bluetooth speaker Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! One of the most iconic images in music is the Marshall stack. Most of us would be lying if we said we never imagined ourselves on a huge stage, a wall of Marshall amps behind us, as we play a twenty minute guitar...
02:17, 2019-06-17

CRPF Commando Injured In IED Blast By Naxals Dies At AIIMS Delhi A CRPF commando, who was wounded in an IED blast by the Naxals in Jharkhand last month, succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, an official said on today....
11:17, 2019-06-14

Yemen blast kills 14 children, leaves others fighting for their lives in Sana’a Further details have emerged of an attack on a school in the Yemeni capital Sana’a at the weekend which killed 14 youngsters and critically injured 16 others....
17:34, 2019-05-21

| Huge blast rocks gas plant in China, 'many injured' - state media A huge explosion rocked a gas plant in central China, causing many injuries and shattering windows and doors of buildings in a 3km radius, state media said....
01:51, 2019-07-20

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
22:51, 2019-06-27

Pennsylvania police in hours-long standoff with man standing on top of old blast furnace A man has been perched atop an old blast furnace in Pennsylvania, hundreds of feet in the air for over 17 hours as a police crisis team continues to talk him down on Saturday morning....
19:51, 2019-07-13

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."       ...
04:51, 2019-06-14

For U.S. Military Drones, Airspace Is Growing More Congested, Dangerous Unmanned U.S. surveillance aircraft, with their suites of advanced technology, are the high-price product of years of domestic drone development during an era of nearly uncontested airspace....
12:34, 2019-07-04

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential medicine for a number of medical conditions....
19:34, 2019-07-12

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others could see major losses at the fall harvest. By now, the corn at UK’s Spindletop Farm should be s...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
20:00, 2019-07-12

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
07:00, 2019-06-20

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday....
19:51, 2019-06-03

Growing calls for Corbyn to boot out anti-Semitism row MP Jeremy Corbyn is facing growing demands to kick Chris Williamson out of the party as a long-time ally of the Labour leader has insisted the controversial MP "has to go"....
13:51, 2019-06-28

US fans at heart of growing Arsenal supporter protests "Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club\u0027s owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching."...
23:51, 2019-07-18

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an increasingly common horn-like growth at the base of t...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Virat Kohli's fan club: 103 million followers -- and growing Virat Kohli is already adored by millions across India and around the globe -- but the nation's cricket captain can now add one of the sport's greatest ever players to his ever expanding fan club....
21:51, 2019-06-27

Microsoft says its Teams app is bigger than Slack and growing faster The success of Teams, in relation to Slack, is an example of how Microsoft can make hits out of young products by distributing it to existing customers....
23:51, 2019-07-11

Facebook says its YouTube competitor is growing, but advertisers want more details The company said Wednesday that Watch now has more than 720 million people monthly and 140 million people who spend at least one minute on the service per day. By way of comparison, YouTube says more than 1.9 billion watch video every month....
22:51, 2019-06-12

Marijuana-related jobs growing but largely hidden A hidden U.S. cannabis job boom is not showing up in official employment data, leaving American workers in the dark about high wages and job opportunities in the marijuana industry....
20:51, 2019-06-27

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $1bn (£786m) than any other company in Europe, according to government research.It found that UK-based entrepreneurs have built 72 such businesses in th...
13:17, 2019-06-10

Ocasio-Cortez likens growing cauliflower to colonialism She promised grassroots activism, but this is ridiculous. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has taken aim at cauliflower, claiming that growing the vegetable in community gardens in non-white neighborhoods is an act of colonialism. “When someone says that it’s ‘too hard’ to do a greenspace that grows yu...
02:51, 2019-05-23

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:51, 2019-05-24

Amazon’s music service is actually growing more quickly than Spotify Spotify and Apple Music are the two music streaming services that tend to get the lion’s share of attention — partly because of the obvious fact that they also have the lion’s share of paying subscribers and arguably a better product than alternatives. That said, Amazon, of all com...
09:51, 2019-07-13

Dr. Siegel on why teens are 'growing horns' from prolonged cellphone use New research suggests that teens are sprouting horns on the back of their heads, and Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel argued that it's likely connected to prolonged cell phone use....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Investors should look at these countries that are 'still growing' amid the trade war, analyst says Andrew Gillan of Janus Henderson Investors says he likes markets in the Philippines and Indonesia, and explains why it's difficult to invest in Vietnam despite its attractiveness....
10:17, 2019-07-18

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

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

Blockchain is the fastest growing skill in Singapore, says LinkedIn Blockchain is one of the fastest growing skills among workers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, according to a LinkedIn report published Wednesday. LinkedIn analyzed the skills listed by its members from the APAC region over the last five years to identify the top 10 rising skills. The report found...
12:00, 2019-06-19

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
03:51, 2019-05-24

Florida blast rocks shopping center, 21 hurt; ruptured gas line eyed An explosion obliterated a vacant restaurant at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday, injuring at least 21 people and showering the parking lot with debris....
18:17, 2019-07-07

U.S. Steel to idle three blast furnaces, hurt by lower prices and soft demand United States Steel Corp on Tuesday said it would idle two blast furnaces in the United States and a third in Europe, as lower steel prices and softening demand led the steel producer to forecast current-quarter earnings below the Wall Street estimates....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Gary Sanchez’s titanic blast helps Yankees bail out Aroldis Chapman ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the ball climbed toward Tropicana Field’s gray roof, you could almost hear Brian Cashman’s offseason mantra every time a trade rumor involving Gary Sanchez surfaced. “He is our starting catcher,’’ the GM repeated often despite Sanchez’s brutal 2018 season behind the plate c...
11:51, 2019-07-05

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
20:34, 2019-06-14

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “It’s going to take me a little while to settle down because I just had the extremely unpleasant expe...
05:00, 2019-06-19

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

Tanker blast at Turkish port kills 1 Italian crew member, 15 injured An explosion at an LPG tanker killed one Italian crew member and injured 15 others at the port of Aliaga in Turkey's western Izmir province late on Monday, petrochemicals maker Petkim said....
12:34, 2019-07-02

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden police said the fast-food restaurant closed betwe...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Dutch court orders Shell to pay $2.8 million fine for 2014 plant blast A Dutch court on Monday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to pay a 2.5 million euro ($2.8 million) fine for failing to prevent an explosion at its Moerdijk facility in 2014 and for breaching emissions limits at the plant....
16:00, 2019-06-17

Jesse Watters, Greg Gutfeld blast media for focus on Acosta over Epstein Fox News' Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld criticized the media and Democrats for focusing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and not Jeffrey Epstein on "The Five" Wednesday....
06:00, 2019-07-11

NFL stars Keenan Allen, DeMarcus Lawrence blast 'Madden' over their player rating NFL stars Keenan Allen and DeMarcus Lawrence were among those who expressed their outrage Monday over their “Madden” rating in the newest edition of the legendary video-game series....
20:51, 2019-07-16

Blast off with these TV specials celebrating 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing To honor the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, here are some television specials and series to check out.        ...
13:01, 2019-07-18

Nationwide Injunctions Speak to Judiciary’s Growing Power, Barr Says The broad use of such injunctions illustrate how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening....
06:17, 2019-05-22

Government Bond-Market Measure Says Recession Risk Growing The yield on three-month bills has exceeded that of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note by as much as 0.259 percentage point, the most since May 2007....
02:00, 2019-07-10

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
22:17, 2019-06-27

Pak-Origin UK Minister Is Latest In Growing List To Replace Theresa May UK interior minister Sajid Javid became the ninth candidate Monday to enter the race to replace Theresa May as premier, promising to "deliver Brexit" after repeated delays....
19:34, 2019-05-27

As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.        ...
15:00, 2019-06-18

China growing at slowest pace in decades not a sign of weakness China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter — the weakest pace since 1992. But the numbers may not be as gloomy for the world's second-largest economy as they appear, says Wang Tao from Swiss bank UBS....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strategies now to respond to this deepening relationship....
23:17, 2019-06-03

OIC notes with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world: statement The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca said on Saturday that it noted with concern growing Islamophobia in many parts of the world, according to the summit's final statement....
14:51, 2019-06-01

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals’ growing population following a sharp increase in attacks on domestic animals. The official STA news agency says more than 100 farm animals have been killed by bear...
17:17, 2019-06-12

UN highlights need to solve growing burden of forcibly displaced Africans With 24.2 million Africans forced from their homes in 2017  ̶  4.6 million more than the previous year  ̶  the UN is hosting a three-day event at UN headquarters, focusing on finding durable solutions to the problem, which is a growing burden on the continent’s economy, environment and communities w...
21:17, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:01, 2019-05-24

UK government won't rush 5G security report despite growing operator unrest Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright has said a security review of the UK’s 5G supply chain is a complex project and will not be rushed despite new warnings from mobile operators that further delay of the report’s publication is leading to uncertainty.Speaking at 5G World in London, Wright ...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Google Axes Lobbyists Amid Growing Government Scrutiny Google has fired several of its largest lobbying firms as part of a major overhaul of its global government affairs and policy operations amid the prospect of greater government scrutiny....
12:51, 2019-06-12

Microsoft beats estimates, powered by growing cloud profits Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from businesses upgrading Windows....
23:51, 2019-07-18

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
01:17, 2019-06-18

Motorola India to Focus on Growing Business in Online Space Motorola that saw its India shipments decline a whopping 70 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2018, is re-energising its focus on growing business in the online space, a key company official has stressed....
12:51, 2019-07-01

Google Said to Have Fired Lobbyists in Wake of Growing Public Scrutiny Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company executives alike......
10:00, 2019-06-14

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. Warsaw is one of a number of European countries bulking up its defenses amid heightened tensions with Russia. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories...
03:34, 2019-05-29

I tried out a vegetarian diet for 21 days. Here's what I learnt about the growing meatless movement. Meatless alternatives are on the rise, fueled by startups and companies. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi tried out 21 days as a vegetarian and explores whether this is a fad or the future of food....
05:34, 2019-06-20

In Stranger Things 3, the Hawkins Crew Feel the Pain of Growing Up In Stranger Things season 3, set in the summer of 1985, the Hawkins crew are full-fledged teenagers dealing with new romances and threats old and new. Stranger Things 3 release date in India is July 4......
13:00, 2019-06-30

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
23:34, 2019-07-11

UK flower-growing industry in full bloom and worth £121m Homegrown stems accounted for 14% of £865m worth of flowers sold in Britain last yearThe British-grown flower industry is now worth £121m – up from £82m in 2015 – following years of decline owing to imported stems, figures reveal.Last year homegrown flowers accounted for 14% of the £865m worth of al...
02:00, 2019-06-13

India Just Lost Its Title as World's Fastest-Growing Big Economy India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6% last quarter, forcing it to surrender its title as the world’s fastest-growing large economy as citizens and companies held back on spending....
19:34, 2019-05-31

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support....
04:17, 2019-06-18

A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit....
09:34, 2019-07-13

Wide Sargasso seaweed: 5,500-mile algae belt keeps on growing ‘Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt’ now appears almost every year, forming largest record bloomIt weighs 20m tonnes, stretches from west Africa to the Gulf of Mexico, and washes up on beaches creating a malodorous stench. Now scientists say a vast swathe of brown seaweed could be becoming an annual occu...
21:17, 2019-07-04

Target Outages Illustrate Retail's Growing Tech Complexity The technical problems at Target stores over the weekend illustrate the challenge of unifying a large retailer’s technology infrastructure with its bricks-and-mortar presence and underscore the importance of having trusted vendors and backup plans....
01:51, 2019-06-18

No room for cheats in Jim Ratcliffe's growing sports empire Jim Ratcliffe will pull the plug on Team Ineos or Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon record attempt with immediate effect if either is caught up in cheating....
17:34, 2019-05-23

Joe Hill dishes on ‘NOS4A2’ series and growing up with dad Stephen King When your dad is Stephen King, it makes for an unusual childhood. So it’s no wonder that Joe Hill’s novel about a killer who feeds off children’s souls has been adapted into AMC’s new horror series “NOS4A2.” “When I was 8 years old, my dad did a film with George Romero, ‘Creepshow.’ They put me......
18:00, 2019-05-31

Exciting Netherlands side have been growing into the World Cup | Suzanne Wrack They started slowly but in the knockout stages they have looked more like the team who were crowned European champions in 2017Vivianne Miedema says that the Netherlands are “back in the flow” after overcoming a shaky start to progress to a World Cup semi-final against Sweden.It has taken a long time...
11:34, 2019-07-03

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
21:51, 2019-06-20

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute. The People’s Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to ...
20:51, 2019-06-09

YouTube’s cesspool of anger and hate faces growing scrutiny Facebook and Twitter have drawn the lion's share of scrutiny for hosting objectionable content. But YouTube now occupies its own circle of internet hell.Read More...
15:34, 2019-06-10

Trade Risks Prompt Growing Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts Economists are projecting that uncertainty created by the Trump administration’s actions on tariffs will prompt the Fed to cut rates later this year....
14:17, 2019-06-04

U.N. World Population Prospects: Nations not growing as quickly, getting older The world population is expected to climb to just under 10 billion over the next three decades -- a rise of nearly 20 percent over the current population, a United Nations report said Monday....
22:51, 2019-06-17

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers that violate safety regulations after an investigation into a deadly explosion at a factory in March....
23:51, 2019-05-21

Senators reach deal to vote on 9/11 victims fund as Dems blast proposed Lee amendment Senators from both parties reached a deal Thursday to bring a bill that would all but ensure that the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund never runs out of money to a vote next week....
01:51, 2019-07-19

Terror Suspect Arrested In Bengal, Cops Claim Role In Bodh Gaya Blast Kolkata Police have arrested an alleged member of the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh from West Bengal's East Burdwan district in connection with a blast in Bihar's Bodh Gaya last January, an official......
16:00, 2019-07-02

2020 Dems blast support for Hyde Amendment after Biden reportedly opposes repeal A host of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates vehemently criticized the Hyde Amendment -- a federal law blocking taxpayer funding for abortion -- on Wednesday in an apparent rebuke of the former Vice President Joe Biden's reported support for the measure....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Blast hits busy street in Lyon, France, injuring seven; suspect on bicycle sought A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people        ...
12:17, 2019-05-25

‘There’s no opposition now’: how a quiet Canada town became a world leader in growing weed In an abandoned chocolate factory in Ontario, Canopy Growth is nurturing global ambitions. But could it thrive in Britain?The musky aroma hits you from the car park at the headquarters of Canopy Growth, the world’s largest cannabis company.Inside this nondescript warehouse – an abandoned Hershey’s c...
00:34, 2019-06-30

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months. Provisional results Monday showed the left-leaning Gr...
22:17, 2019-05-27

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools which mimics human action and can automate high-v...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier just yet. Nor would I tolerate much more of this con...
15:17, 2019-06-03

Hong Kong Leader Faces Growing Pressure to Resign After Protests Pressure mounted on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam as protesters called for her to step down and members of her cabinet urged her to personally respond, a day after a mass rally triggered by her handling of a contentious extradition bill....
17:34, 2019-06-17

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questions for the first time about Iran’s adherenc...
20:17, 2019-05-31

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices. ScarCruft is a Korean-speaking advanced persiste...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Young people growing ‘horns’ on the back of their skulls from phone use: Study A study shows that young people are growing horn-like bone spurs at the base of their head, and researchers believe that the appendages are a result of cellphone use....
23:51, 2019-06-20

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
22:17, 2019-07-16

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Misinformation and growing distrust on vaccines, ‘dangerous as a disease’ says UNICEF chief  Vaccines save millions of lives, and yet misinformation, limited availability and inadequate access to services have left large numbers of children in jeopardy, prompting the United Nations Children’s Fund to convene a high-level UN event on Friday to “tackle the issue”. ...
23:51, 2019-06-28

Apple will continue to dominate fast-growing smartwatch market until at least 2023 While the global smartphone market remains stagnant as groundbreaking foldable designs need more time to "stabilize" and 5G deployment is still too slow to make a difference, smartwatch sales continue to grow at an impressive pace around the world, pushing the entire wearable device industry forward...
09:51, 2019-06-21

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
19:51, 2019-06-27

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023 It's no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innovation level and in terms of actual sales numbers. It's also no secret that mobile device vendors and market analysts were counting on two big breakthro...
14:51, 2019-07-02

Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
04:00, 2019-07-19

India Seen Losing Fastest Growing Major Economy Spot To China A Reuters survey of economists forecast growth slipped to 6.3 per cent annually in the three months ending in March, its slowest pace in six quarters...
18:34, 2019-05-30

The world's population could stop growing by 2100, UN report finds We're getting older, and the global population is expected to peak at about 11 billion, the U.N. Population Division found.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-19

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions have stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
19:01, 2019-05-23

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC said on Wednesday....
16:34, 2019-06-05

Anti-Semitism a growing concern for majority of Europe's young Jews Young Jewish Europeans believe anti-Semitism is on the rise in their countries. An EU report shows young Jews are concerned about safety and blame social media networks for a rise in anti-Jewish sentiment....
02:51, 2019-07-05

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
17:34, 2019-05-21

General's growing political clout poses a risk to Sudan's transition Six weeks after a coup d'etat in Sudan, high-profile military leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo is evolving into an increasingly influential political force....
13:17, 2019-05-30

‘Racism and sexism are no laughing matter’: LPGA players blast Hank Haney for offensive comments Haney, who gained renown for his work with Tiger Woods, apologized for saying on a radio show that he "couldn't name" six LPGA players and joking that many were called "Lee."...
12:51, 2019-05-30

Advocates, lawmakers blast Facebook $5 billion FTC fine as 'chump change,' slam settlement as meaningless Activists and Democratic lawmakers blasted the Federal Trade Commission's $5 billion fine against Facebook as "chump change" and lambasted the agency's work as toothless....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warned the Security Council on Tuesday....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Irish PM sees growing risk of no deal Brexit, backs Weber for Commission Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he believed the risk of Britain crashing out of the bloc without any divorce agreement was growing with the British Conservatives set to choose a new leader....
20:17, 2019-05-28

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
16:17, 2019-06-29

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — is small....
18:17, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 4-Microsoft shares hit record highs, powered by growing cloud sales Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, driven by continued sales increases from its cloud business and sending its shares to all-time highs....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Vegan and meat-free fast-food options are growing. Here's where to find them. Del Taco and Blaze Pizza are joining the growing plant-based protein movement. The two restaurant chains are launching new vegan tacos and pizza.       ...
07:34, 2019-06-28

May close to abandoning Brexit bill amid growing cabinet backlash – as it happened Rolling coverage of the day’s political events as they happen as the UK votes in the European elections 2019 and pressure continues on Theresa May to resignLunchtime summaryWhen will Theresa May resign? An analysisAfternoon summary 6.06pm BST 5.53pm BST This is from ITV’s Robert Peston.I expect the...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Inside Amazon's growing ad business: Everything we know about how the e-commerce giant is making inroads with marketers Reuters/Joshua Roberts Amazon is steadily building an advertising business that competes with Google and Facebook. Amazon's ad business doubled year-over-year and made $10 billion in 2018. Analysts expect for it to grow significantly more over the coming years. Amazon is increasingly rolling out ne...
01:00, 2019-06-22

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cost farmers from India to Thailand, billions of dollars in lost production. ...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Trump faces growing Republican revolt over Mexico tariffs – live updates Senate Republicans dismiss Trump’s plan and threaten vetoPresident wants to slap tariffs on goods imported from MexicoSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.15pm BST Donald Trump joined world leaders to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day in Portsmouth on the final day of his ...
15:34, 2019-06-05

A fast-growing web of Amazon-owned doorbell cameras is raising privacy fears Critics complain police partnerships with the doorbell camera company Ring is turning neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-05-22

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions....
01:51, 2019-06-24

Theresa May Faces Growing Calls to Quit Amid Fresh Brexit Revolt Britain’s prime minister is confronting a ferocious backlash over her latest proposals on leaving the European Union, with patience diminishing in her party and her cabinet....
21:17, 2019-05-22

GOP lawmakers blast Nike over scrapping Betsy Ross flag shoe reportedly over Colin Kaepernick's concerns Republican lawmakers on Tuesday slammed Nike over its decision to nix the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag after Colin Kaepernick reportedly expressed concerns to company officials....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Here’s how many Americans consider themselves ‘foodies’ More than half of Americans (53 percent) consider themselves to be foodies, according to new research. A study of 2,000 Americans examined the rise of the foodie phenomenon and found that 62 percent would go to an event just for the food. The study, conducted by OnePoll in conjunction with Eventbrit...
01:17, 2019-05-29

Nearly 40% of Americans Think Presidents in Their 70s Are Too Old President Donald Trump is 72. The Democratic frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, is 76, while the runner-up, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is 77. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren turns 70 next week. Here’s some bad news for all of them: Nearly 40% of Americans think they’re ...
00:34, 2019-06-13

This is how many times Americans think about sex a day A poll of 2,000 Americans looked at how frequently respondents consciously think and talk about sex typically and aimed to assess their comfort levels on the subject....
04:00, 2019-07-13

Elon Musk shakes up Tesla Autopilot team after growing frustrated with the group’s progress While the Autopilot capability of Tesla vehicles has improved markedly over time, the Autopilot team responsible for delivering said capabilities has long seemed to be plagued by dysfunction. Going back to 2017, there were credible reports that the team was losing top engineers at a rapid clip. Even...
06:17, 2019-07-10

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
17:51, 2019-05-21

R. Kelly's Ex-Wife Drea Opens Up in Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta Trailer: "He Cracked Me, But He Didn't Break Me" The drama is just getting started for Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta. E! News has your exclusive first look at the third season of the WEtv reality show, below, featuring R. Kelly's ex-wife......
18:17, 2019-05-22

'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests in at least 18 states since 2017 that civil liberties advocates say are unconstitutionalFrom the Standing Rock camps in North Dakota to tree-sits in Texas, activists have attempted to stop pipeline construction with massive shows of...
12:34, 2019-07-08

Paul Feig and Veena Sud added to Quibi's growing star-studded roster of creators Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form digital service Quibi is shaping up to be a hub for some of the industry’s biggest filmmakers. (Well, let’s be real: the billion-dollar content budget probably helps.) On Sunday Katzenberg announced a forthcoming nighttime-only horror series from Steve...
00:34, 2019-06-12

Are young people growing horns because of mobile phones? Not so fast | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz Mobile phones probably aren’t turning young people into literal demons from hell just yetPeople are strange about mobile phones. On the one hand, we can’t live without them. A modern existence is almost entirely reliant on the ability to at all times be connected to virtually every person alive toda...
09:51, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Lockmaker Assa Abloy flags growing market uncertainty as Q2 profit jumps Assa Abloy, the world's biggest lock maker, said on Wednesday weaker construction signals and geopolitical challenges had increased uncertainty in some of its markets, as it posted profit growth that matched expectations....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Frontier Airlines growing again: 9 new nonstop routes, including Las Vegas flights, $29 intro fares The Denver-based discount airline is expanding heavily in Las Vegas, with new flights from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland and other cities.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

In a world moving at breakneck speed, growing indoor plants is teaching me patience | Mel Campbell Everything I’ve read suggests apple tree cuttings don’t take well. But neither does the insecurity of inner-city rentingTwo Shepard avocado seeds balance on toothpicks in wineglasses of water on my kitchen windowsill. They have been there since April, when I was seized by some primal urge (home owne...
06:17, 2019-06-19

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
05:51, 2019-06-22

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delivery method that uses technology to monitor patient ...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
21:00, 2019-05-21

Many Americans have had a work spouse A work spouse can be a positive relationship and tends to be a stress reliever. It can become a problem is when the relationship crosses boundaries.       ...
15:00, 2019-06-09

The No. 1 reason Americans need a vacation More than one in three Americans (37 percent) have had a ‘life eureka’ moment while on vacation or a trip away, according to new research. Those vacation eureka moments — from taking relationships to the next level to deciding on a major career shift — reveal many Americans a...
06:34, 2019-06-20

A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans The 4th of Julu marks America's Independence day, and buildup to it can last months; the federal holiday takes over most of the country, and is an all around big deal. Here's a run-down of the most important things to know....
14:01, 2019-07-04

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It. By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain....
18:34, 2019-07-08

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
06:34, 2019-06-06

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
16:51, 2019-06-14

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-year-old protectionist law known as the Jones Act....
19:51, 2019-05-22

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
22:34, 2019-06-18

Trash heaps in downtown Los Angeles continue growing months after multiple typhus cases: report Trash is a growing problem for residents in Los Angeles and as the garbage piles up, so do the rats, fueling concerns about flea-borne typhus, according to reports....
06:00, 2019-05-22

Lindsey Graham: Russia 'collusion narrative died with the Mueller report,' 'corruption' case growing The narrative that President Trump colluded with Russia "died" with the Mueller report's release, but the case alleging corruption in the origins of the probe is growing....
07:51, 2019-06-12

Dr. Pimple Popper drained an orange-sized lump that was growing on the back of a woman's thigh for 10 years drpimplepopper/Instagram Editor's note: This story contains spoilers and graphic images of skin conditions. In episode 2 of season 3 of "Dr. Pimple Popper," Dr. Sandra Lee treats a women named Leta who has had a lump the size of an orange on her left thigh for 10 years. Dr. Lee identified the lump ...
21:51, 2019-07-19

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and some 5,000 people continue to flee across borders ev...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Pelosi says Americans have ‘no appetite’ for war with Iran Congressional leaders said they were troubled by Iran’s decision to shoot down an American surveillance drone and worried it could lead to another war in the Middle East. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump doesn’t want to start another conflict and that the American people ...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80% experience some type of tech frustration on a daily basis. Over half of...
04:17, 2019-05-23

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
15:51, 2019-06-16

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
19:34, 2019-06-04

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,” which is different (obviously) from “Isle of Dogs...
18:51, 2019-06-01

It will be 90 degrees or warmer for nearly 90% of Americans this week At least 290 million people will swelter through the hottest weather of the summer as a record-breaking heat wave bakes the central and eastern U.S.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Americans trust this public institution more than any other Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.       ...
21:17, 2019-07-08

Here's how more Americans can save for retirement, according to the 'father of the 401(k)' More employers, like small businesses, need to start offering retirement savings plans to their workers, says Ted Benna, best known as the 'father of the 401(k).'...
19:34, 2019-07-08

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
06:34, 2019-05-22

A Frightening Number of Americans Have Never Gotten Tested for HIV Fewer than 40 percent of Americans have ever gotten HIV testing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These rates are even lower in states with rural areas where the disease is disproportionately more common.Read more......
02:34, 2019-06-29

One in Five Americans Get Hurt By Someone Else's Drinking Every Year The negative effects of secondhand smoke are well-documented—the CDC estimates that tens of thousands of nonsmokers die every year in the U.S. due to exposure to someone else’s cigarette habit. But a new study out Monday suggests that the secondhand effects of alcohol consumption are another source ...
23:17, 2019-07-01

Missing Americans' Jet ski found near Guadeloupe A jet ski believed to have been rented by two missing Americans vacationing in Barbados has been found near the coast of Guadeloupe, authorities said....
18:51, 2019-07-08

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limits”, according to new research. Additionally, seven in ten of those currently crushing have either acted on those feelings or are planning on acting on...
06:17, 2019-05-31

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the age-old question: What would you do with $10 million? Turns out, Americans would take their time spending it. Thirty-eight percent of respondents would...
06:34, 2019-06-20

One in five Americans rarely or never wears sunscreen Watching too much TV, not reapplying sunscreen properly, and drinking too many cocktails are some of the most common “summer fails” Americans will experience in the coming months, according to new research. A study examining how frequently people experience things like sunburn, struggling to sleep d...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white nationalism and white separatism. The report adds that Facebook posts should be banned even if those exact terms are not used. This would be done by picking...
07:00, 2019-07-01

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U.S. effective Wednesday, June 5. The rules target the primary ways Americans travel to the island nat...
04:51, 2019-06-06

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
08:17, 2019-06-15

Poll: Americans lean against D.C. statehood Americans are overwhelmingly against granting statehood to Washington, D.C., in opposition to many residents there who want the nation's capital to become the 51st state, according to a new Gallup poll released Monday....
19:51, 2019-07-17

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. But overall rates are still low, with disparities across geographic areas—underscoring the important role communities...
16:17, 2019-06-14

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of some changes before 2035 in order to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they'd like to see the government do to fix that....
19:34, 2019-07-08

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news broke that Shanahan would be stepping down amid questi...
16:17, 2019-06-19

Chris Farley’s brother recalls growing up with comic legend, shares how family healed after tragic death Kevin Farley, the younger brother of late comic Chris Farley, has come forward to share his bittersweet memories with the “Saturday Night Live” legend....
17:51, 2019-05-27

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite rising gas prices, 37.6 million Americans will load up...
16:01, 2019-05-21

The Jet Ski ridden by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found A Jet Ski bearing the registration number of one used by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found, according to the press secretary for the Barbadian prime minister....
20:17, 2019-07-07

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
13:51, 2019-07-12

One extravagant wedding simply isn’t enough for rich Americans When Diane Schutz and Arie Moller started planning their wedding two years ago, they couldn’t imagine their elderly aunts and uncles sharing the dance floor with their free-spirited Burning Man friends. So the couple had two weddings. First came a sensible Jewish ceremony with 30 family members and ...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ration Challenge was created to raise awareness and ...
08:51, 2019-06-21

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according to new research. The study of 2,000 Americans examined people’s confidence and attitudes arou...
02:34, 2019-06-15

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
09:34, 2019-06-18

2 Americans among those gored in Spain’s running of the bulls Two Americans were brutally injured after getting gored during the opening of Spain’s wild running of the bulls festival — with seven more days to go. The US citizens were among three people gored Sunday during the opening run in this year’s San Fermin festival in Pamplona, where b...
19:51, 2019-07-07

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extremely unaware of their credit card situation. Indeed, when asked “do you have credit card debt?” fully 21 percent answered “I don’t know,” the survey rev...
20:34, 2019-06-27

Are you smarter about money than most Americans? Here's how you can find out. As people's finances improved following the Great Recession, here's what happened to their IQs when it came to money.       ...
00:17, 2019-06-22

Analysis: This 4th of July, Americans are fighting over what 'American' should mean When President Donald Trump gives his military-themed "Salute to America" on Thursday, he'll stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial, where the words of President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech, his second inaugural address, are etched in stone....
17:51, 2019-07-04

Four in 10 Americans embrace socialism, Gallup poll says A new Gallup poll released Monday found that 43 percent of Americans think socialism would be a good thing for the United States, while 51 percent say it would be a bad thing....
16:51, 2019-05-21

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
17:51, 2019-06-16

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their personal details found that the average American has th...
16:34, 2019-05-21

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

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found in the air we breathe and the water we drink. Thanks to a study published in the journal Environmental Scie......
17:34, 2019-06-06

One-Quarter of Working Americans Have Zero Retirement Savings Many American households remain financially fragile and uncertain about their retirement prospects despite a booming job market that is lifting wages, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Thursday....
03:34, 2019-05-24

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
02:51, 2019-05-24

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans What was once imagined as a time of exploration and reinvention has become marked by financial and emotional strain.       ...
20:01, 2019-07-18

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to seek out or receive these important services, a U...
20:51, 2019-05-22

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took a stand for free trade. Tweet...
08:00, 2019-06-28

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least satisfied overall with the quality of their sex liv...
02:34, 2019-06-15

Two Americans among team of climbers missing in Himalayas Two Americans are among eight mountain climbers who went missing as they were attempting to scale one of the highest peaks in the Indian Himalayas. The team also includes four adventurers from the UK, and one each from Australia and India. Their names have not been made public. There are conflicting...
15:00, 2019-06-02

More Americans care about July 4th than US-China drama The whole country will be anxiously monitoring US trade talks with China this weekend as President Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan. Americans will be glued to their TV sets wondering whether Xi will dump on Trump or whether Trump will zing Xi. Will Xi...
01:34, 2019-06-28

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report findsA total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority communities exposed to the vast majority of pollut...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Trump Tells D-Day Veterans They’re ‘Among Very Greatest Americans’ (COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in the D-Day invasion that changed the fortunes of World War II, saying they “are among the very greatest Americans who will ever live.” Trum...
15:51, 2019-06-06

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins....
05:51, 2019-06-01

Americans don't tell the truth when they talk about manufacturing jobs Many Americans think manufacturing jobs are "something other people's kids do." Only 30% of Americans want to work in manufacturing, a problem that Snap-On CEO Nick Pinchuk says is a bigger threat right now than robots....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marriage equality – and credited an NBC sitcom for his decision: “I think Will and Grace probably did mor...
04:01, 2019-06-03

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55% of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitting to skipping work the next day....
03:17, 2019-05-22

Poll: Americans support Roe. v. Wade because they don't understand it Last week, Gallup released its comprehensive 2019 abortion polling data. The poll asked respondents whether they identified as “pro-life” or “pro-choice,” when abortion should be legal, how important abortion was in their voting decisions, and more....
05:00, 2019-07-04

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
02:00, 2019-07-04

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
07:17, 2019-05-23

Here's one reason why Americans abroad want to surrender their citizenship Americans residing abroad say that tax complexities are making them rethink their U.S. citizenship, according to a survey from Greenback Expat Tax Services....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
15:34, 2019-06-14

More Americans Are Living Solo, and Companies Want Their Business Consumer-products firms are catering to single-person households, upending generations of family-focused marketing; smaller appliances, individual packaging, giant toilet-paper rolls....
03:17, 2019-06-03

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal held over from when they were little, 34% keep something of sentimental value close to them while they sleep. The survey of 2,000 Americans looked at our...
03:34, 2019-06-12

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champions....
01:00, 2019-06-02

Nancy Pelosi Holds Closed Door Meeting With House Democrats to Quell Growing Revolt Calling for Impeachment House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a growing swell from a group of valiant Democrats inside her own caucus who want their team to stop sitting on its hands and begin pushing for an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump....
18:00, 2019-05-22

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

Four in 10 Americans prefer socialism to capitalism, poll finds Axios poll reveals 55% of women aged 18-54 prefer socialismMajority of men would rather live in a capitalist countryForty percent of Americans would rather live in a socialist country than a capitalist one, with a majority of younger women having this preference, according to a new poll. Related: Oc...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won’t deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrate to the U.S., nor will an increased police presence in southern Mexico. The 23-year-old Guatemalan teacher and auto mechanic hopes to set out again s...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Poor Americans likely to be hit hardest by Trump's new tariffs Low-income Americans are more likely to spend on imported items that could soon be taxed more by tariffs.        ...
03:01, 2019-06-05

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-06-05

What tops the list of trendy ‘miracle’ foods Americans are willing to try? From CBD snacks to kombucha and activated charcoal, new research finds three in five Americans have started consuming certain food fads in the hope of a miracle transformation....
11:17, 2019-07-20

Military veterans talk about what makes them proud Americans Fox News correspondent Anna Kooiman joined with members of the Navy Federal Credit Union in Patriots Point, South Carolina to reflect on the Fourth of July and pay tribute to the U.S....
23:17, 2019-07-04

| Trump calls D-Day veterans 'among greatest Americans who will ever live' US President Donald Trump called veterans of D-Day "among the greatest Americans who will ever live" as he spoke at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the landings in northern France....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects and settled in the environment, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Americans are consuming and breathing in a lot of plastic, finds a new analysis...
18:51, 2019-06-06

Millions of Americans drive stoned and don’t care about getting caught Drivers are going up in smoke! Millions of Americans get behind the wheel while high from smoking marijuana, a study released on Wednesday said. An estimated 14.8 million Americans said they’ve driven while high at least once in the past month and nearly 70 percent believe they won’t get...
00:34, 2019-06-20

More Americans think Trump has presidential qualities than 2 years ago: poll More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities a president needs to get the job done than he did two years ago — but he remains underwater with the general public overall. In a poll, 40 percent of Americans think the commander in chief has what it takes comp...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
03:34, 2019-06-21

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico....
22:17, 2019-06-09

Dozens of Central Americans returned from US are sent home by Mexico Dozens of Central Americans who had been returned to the border city of Juarez to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims were being bused back to their countries Tuesday by Mexican authorities, a first for the program commonly known as "remain in Mexico."...
22:00, 2019-07-02

Americans aren’t interested in the Moon and Mars—and that’s understandable Enlarge / Mars or the Moon? It’s a debate that has bedeviled NASA for decades. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Nearly two years ago, Vice President Mike Pence made the administration's space policy official, saying NASA would re-focus its program around "establishing a renewed American pres...
00:17, 2019-06-21

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Centr...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduates, which is about $5 more on average than last yea...
03:51, 2019-05-23

This Fourth of July, Americans will shell out $1 billion on beer If spending is any guide, this country's patriotic spirit is alive and well, with Americans coughing up nearly $7 billion on food for the grill this July 4....
15:34, 2019-07-02

Lonely hearts: Older Americans spend half the day alone Americans 60 and older spend about half their waking hours alone, and for those who have no partner, “alone time rises to over 10 hours a day,” according to the federal government....
17:34, 2019-07-03

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them....
17:00, 2019-07-15

The reason why Trump is demanding that Americans boycott AT&T is ridiculous President Donald Trump used his Twitter account (via CNBC) today to call for a boycott of the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T. Did the wireless provider overcharge the White House for unlimited data? Was the president's account throttled preventing him from sending an important tweet? No, the ...
03:34, 2019-06-04

Most Americans think Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets are ‘un-American’: poll A majority — 59 percent — of Americans believe President Trump’s “‘go back’ to where they came from” comments about a quartet of minority Democrats are “un-American,” but Democrats and Republicans are deeply divided on the issue, a poll released Wednesday sh...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Yankees captivate Brits and Americans alike in London LONDON — Stewart Fellner, a Yankees season-ticket holder who traveled from his Long Island home to be part of baseball history, was royally amazed Saturday at London Stadium. No, it wasn’t the Yankees’ and Red Sox’s 58-minute, 12-run first-inning that left an indelible impression, but rather the com...
05:00, 2019-06-30

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
23:00, 2019-07-01

Americans optimistic about women's sport after World Cup triumph As the United States women's national team clinched their fourth World Cup title on Sunday, fans across New York City gathered at local watering holes and match parties, striking an optimistic tone about the future of the women's game....
13:51, 2019-07-08

Rep. Gaetz: Americans on the 'superhighway' to truth about Russia probe Are the American people on the verge of knowing the truth about the Russia probe’s origins and the Obama administration’s role? Rep. Matt Gaetz believes we are on “the superhighway” to getting that information and talked to Fox News Radio’s “Todd Starnes Show” Tuesday about the president’s move to g...
03:00, 2019-05-29

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the US-Mexico border, the UN migration agency said on Tuesday. The toll, 50 percent more than the 241 rec...
02:51, 2019-06-19

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
18:34, 2019-07-18

1 in 4 Americans Don’t Plan on Retiring Despite the Realities of Aging, According to a New Poll (CHICAGO) — Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Experts say illness, injury, layoffs and caregiving responsibilities often force...
04:17, 2019-07-08

Savings Accounts for Disabled Americans Catch On, but Slowly Advocates say the state-based accounts, which let disabled people work and save money without risking the loss of government aid, could help millions of people....
13:34, 2019-06-07

Americans are old and having fewer kids. That's a huge risk to the economy America's population is aging and Millennials are having fewer kids than older generations did. That's a risk to the US economy that is not receiving as much attention as concerns about interest rates, the trade war and corporate earnings....
02:17, 2019-05-29

One-third of Americans have cut back on spending, and some fear a recession is coming A third of Americans are spending less, according to the CNBC/Acorns Invest in You Spending Survey released on Monday. The reasons they cite include fear of a job loss, high medical bills and fear of a recession....
22:00, 2019-07-01

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it. A survey from the Pew Research Center released Wednesday says a majority of Americans believe journalists have the responsibility for fixing the misinform...
17:51, 2019-06-05

Despite booming economy, millions of Americans still on hard times The recession and financial crisis of 2008 never ended for many cash-strapped Americans. While the economy and stock market are booming, and many Americans are enjoying the benefits, others are headed for financial disaster. That’s the warning of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant...
10:00, 2019-05-26

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go against the wishes of most who live in the district....
00:51, 2019-07-18

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Would Bernie Sanders’s Medicare-for-all save Americans money? The 2020 presidential hopeful is saying that his plan will cut the cost of health care for many Americans. Here are four factors that would affect whether that promise becomes reality....
12:17, 2019-06-03

Two more Americans reported dead after Dominican Republic vacations Two more Americans — a man from Kansas and a woman from Pennsylvania — died during vacations in the Dominican Republic, amid a recent spate of tourist deaths in the country, according to a new report. The families of Chris Palmer — a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died on April 18, 2018, a...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Italy jails 24 South Americans over Condor-era killings An Italian court has handed life sentences to 24 ex-officials from South America over their role in Operation Condor. It's estimated that thousands of people were murdered under the secret US-backed campaign....
03:34, 2019-07-09

Americans rarely seek guidance from clergy members DETROIT — Timothy Buchanan says he never consults clergy about important decisions, but it’s not for lack of faith: He regularly attends a nondenominational Christian church near his home. Buchanan, 41, is not alone. A large majority of Americans make important decisions without calling on religious...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Trump tweets send bitter message to many Americans President Donald Trump's tweet telling four congresswomen to "go back to where they came from" sent a painful message to many Americans that they are not welcome in their own country. It echoed remarks they have heard throughout their lives. (July 15)        ...
11:00, 2019-07-16

President Trump’s Tax Law Has Made Americans Less Generous, Charities Say (Bloomberg) — Americans gave less money to charities last year partly because the Republican tax law changes made many people ineligible for tax breaks that can inspire donations. Giving by individuals fell an estimated 3.4%, after adjusting for inflation, last year, according to a report rele...
18:17, 2019-06-18

As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’ Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say....
20:34, 2019-06-15

'This is all stolen land': Native Americans want more than California's apology Indigenous people hope governor’s words to lead to action on land and water rights, education, justice and moreCalifornia’s governor made history this week when he formally apologized to Native Americans, acknowledging the brutal genocide and “war of extermination” declared by the state’s first gove...
09:51, 2019-06-21

7 Americans Were Killed in a Helicopter Crash in the Bahamas, Police Say (NASSAU, Bahamas) — A helicopter carrying seven Americans to Fort Lauderdale, Florida crashed Thursday off Grand Cay island in the Bahamas, killing everyone on aboard, Bahamian police said. A statement from the Royal Bahamas Police Force said the helicopter went missing shortly after leaving B...
15:34, 2019-07-05

US Senator Hires Several Indian-Americans For His 2020 Presidential Bid US Senator Cory Booker has hired over a dozen Asian American Pacific Islanders, mostly Indian-Americans, for his 2020 presidential campaign which is said to be the largest among the Democratic......
10:34, 2019-06-01

Crispr gene-editing will change the way Americans eat - here's what's coming The technology will be labeled and subject to stringent health and environment review in the EU, but not in the US, where produce could be radically changedSoon, soybeans will be bred to yield oil without dangerous trans fats. Lettuce will be grown to handle warmer, drier fields. Wheat to contain le...
14:17, 2019-05-30

Love Island USA: are Americans ready to crack on with the remake? The sun-and-sex ratings hit has made its way across the Atlantic with a fancier villa, a cast of toned singletons and a less-than-compelled audienceThere’s something oddly poetic and strangely redundant about a stateside spin on ITV2’s feverishly compulsive hit Love Island. It’s an American remake o...
09:17, 2019-07-12

The search for two Americans who went missing on a Barbados Jet Ski ride has been called off The search for two Americans who went missing last week after renting a Jet Ski in Barbados was called off by the country's coast guard on Sunday, Roy Morris, press secretary to Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, told CNN....
12:34, 2019-07-02

61 percent of Americans oppose impeaching Trump: poll Nearly 70 percent of American voters believe a sitting president should be able to be charged criminally, but 61 percent oppose Congress beginning the process to impeach President Trump, a new survey released Wednesday found. The Quinnipiac University Poll showed 69 percent of voters overall agree t...
21:34, 2019-06-12

The economy is booming. But are Americans' finances healthier because of it? The U.S. is a month short of the longest economic expansion ever. But a survey of Americans finds their individual financial security is less clear.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-20

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.N. migration agency said on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
15:01, 2019-07-11

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)        ...
07:34, 2019-06-20

Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty As inequality has grown, American seniors have been exposed to financial distress in ways that often go unnoticedVivian Majors spent her life cleaning houses while her husband, Martin, worked as a carpenter. Their bodies broke down in their 60s. She is now 71, living on her own and struggling to pay...
13:17, 2019-05-24

Most Americans, Including Smokers, Like the Idea of Less-Addictive Cigarettes The majority of American adults, including current smokers, would support cigarette manufacturers making their products less addictive, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC’s data, which were published in the American Journal of Preventi...
18:00, 2019-07-11

London Bridge attack inquest: Police marksman 'feared suicide blast' when he shot ringleader A Met Police firearms officer shot London Bridge terror attack ringleader Khuram Butt three times when he feared the extremist was about to detonate an explosive suicide vest, he told the inquest today....
19:01, 2019-07-05