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Biden says Trump's `toxic tongue' linked to U.S. mass shootings

Democratic presidential front-runner and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of fuelling the white supremacy that's blamed for several mass shootings in the United States, according to a speech Bide...

Biden says Trump's `toxic tongue' linked to U.S. mass shootings

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Biden ties Trump's 'toxic tongue' to U.S. shootings as Democrats ramp up criticism Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy blamed for several U.S. mass shootings, as Trump prepared to visit two cities hit by massacres last weekend....
11:16, 08/07/2019

Founder of site linked to mass shootings says he created 'a monster' The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to Frankenstein's monster, with no limit to its extremism....
07:16, 08/06/2019

Trump linked video games with mass shootings. Here’s what science actually says During a press conference Monday, Trump tacked the blame for the shootings on video games, which, according to him, harbour a culture that celebrates violence....
14:16, 08/05/2019

Joe Biden pushes for federal gun buyback program, assault weapons ban in wake of mass shootings During a CNN interview that aired Monday night, Biden offered his most extensive comments since the mass shootings over the weekend that left 31 dead in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio....
21:48, 08/05/2019

El Paso, Dayton make 251 mass shootings in the US in 216 days, more shootings than days in the year Dayton, Ohio. El Paso, Texas. These are the latest mass shootings in America, drawing the number of killings to a stark total, just days after Gilroy.        ...
10:48, 08/04/2019

French beaches closed due to toxic algae bloom linked to two deaths Six beaches around Saint-Brieuc in the French region of Brittany have been closed to the public due to unmanageable quantities of sea lettuce, which local campaign groups say may be linked to two recent deaths in the area....
10:32, 07/16/2019

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’ Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was Barack Obama’s pick to be his vice president....
03:32, 07/25/2019

'So What's His Kill Count?': The Toxic Online World Where Mass Shooters Thrive Suspects in recent attacks allegedly posted to hate-filled forums such as 8chan, which brim with racist content. Posts are almost always anonymous, making it difficult for law enforcement to identify who is using the sites....
10:16, 09/04/2019

8chan: far-right site linked to shootings resurfaces – and is kicked offline again Message board enabling hate speech, where El Paso suspect allegedly posted manifesto, struggles to find new hostAfter being knocked offline Sunday by the internet infrastructure company Cloudflare, the far-right message board 8chan resurfaced hours l...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Surviving mass shootings TUCSON – It was eight years ago. Six people lost their lives and 13 were injured in the Jan. 8 shooting at a northwest side Safeway. The recent shootings may not have happened here in Tucson, but the effects can still be felt. James Gierke has ...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Mass Shootings May Be Contagious. Can We Contain Them? Mounting evidence suggests mass shootings could spread like a virus, and the media is a vector. Changing how news outlets report on these tragedies could help....
11:32, 08/20/2019

8chan goes dark after US mass shootings Perpetrators of mass shootings in the US have used the website to disseminate white nationalist propaganda. A cybersecurity firm has withdrawn its services to 8chan, saying: "They have proven themselves to be lawless."...
11:48, 08/05/2019

29 Killed In Two US Mass Shootings In Less Than 24 Hours Two mass shootings within 24 hours put the nation's focus back onto gun control and, given the alleged anti-immigrant views of a shooter in Texas, elevate the issue of the dangers of hate speech....
16:16, 08/04/2019

‘I Will Not Say His Name’: Police Try to End Notoriety of Gunmen in Mass Shootings They have called him “that 13th person,” “the suspect” and “the perpetrator.” Why Virginia Beach officials have maintained near silence about a gunman’s identity....
20:48, 06/03/2019

How to Help the Victims of the El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings Over the weekend, a combined 29 people were killed, with dozens of others injured, in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Several politicians including New York rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and presidential candidate and former El Pas...
20:16, 08/05/2019

The Aftermath of Mass Shootings in Dayton and El Paso President Trump spoke out against racism and white supremacy in the wake of two mass shootings, but he stopped short of embracing tighter restrictions on guns....
19:48, 08/05/2019

U.S. Congress weighs response after 2 mass shootings Democrats demanded quick approval of gun-control legislation — some of it already passed by the House — while Republicans looked elsewhere for answers, focusing on mental health and violent video games....
22:48, 08/05/2019

Trump on mass shootings: My rhetoric has no impact on US Donald Trump has said his rhetoric "brings people together" following accusations that he stoked anti-immigrant sentiment in the run-up to mass shootings that left more than 30 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
08:16, 08/07/2019

Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of stoking racial divisions while he said "hate has no pla...
20:16, 08/04/2019

Here's What Obama Had to Say About This Weekend's Horrific Mass Shootings Once upon a time, there was a widely held—if never fully realized—belief that the country’s president ought to serve as a moral compass. If not that, at least, they ought to emphatically articulate and speak to the nation’s highest values. This is es...
14:16, 08/06/2019

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun buyers a day after Republican President Donald Tru...
13:16, 08/08/2019

Fox News Fool Suggests Medicare for All Would Actually Mean More Mass Shootings On Friday, Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy linked two top issues of the moment: Medicare for All and mass shootings. Did she do so in a logically and morally consistent way, perhaps by suggesting that single-payer healthcare would dramatical...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Dayton and El Paso gun rampages: 251 mass shootings in the US in 216 days As gunfire ripped through America in an unprecedented 24 hours, a bleak milestone was marked: There have been 251 mass shootings in 2019.        ...
05:16, 08/04/2019

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safet...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Mulvaney on mass shootings: 'I don't think it's fair to lay this at the feet of the president' Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney defended his boss on Sunday against accusations by many top Democrats that President Trump’s rhetoric on issues like immigration is in part responsible for the two mass shootings over the last 24 hours....
13:48, 08/04/2019

Movie about killing ‘deplorables’ under question after mass shootings Promotion for an upcoming horror movie starring Hilary Swank — in which a group of elite liberals are tasked with killing “deplorables” — has been put on hold following the trio of mass shootings. Ads for “The Hunt” were yanke...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Two mass shootings in US leave at least 29 people dead and over 50 injured 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, at Walmart on Saturday afternoonNine killed in Dayton, Ohio, on Sunday morning The United States is reeling from a weekend of deadly gun violence after two mass shootings in two American cities left at least 29 people dea...
07:16, 08/04/2019

A Third of Americans Avoid Certain Places Because They Fear Mass Shootings A third of U.S. adults are so stressed by the prospect of mass shootings that they avoid visiting certain places or attending certain events, according to a new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Harris Poll. The survey,...
14:32, 08/15/2019

Religious leaders talk about healing after mass shootings WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of churches and a synagogue that were victimized by violent hate crimes are talking about how they helped their congregants heal. The leaders are attending a meeting Monday evening at the Washington National Cathedral along ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Authorities investigate threats across the country after mass shootings Authorities across the country were investigating threats against businesses and public events on Saturday, a week after a gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and another fatally shot nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio. Pol...
16:00, 08/12/2019

President Trump Remains Out of Sight Following Mass Shootings (BRIDGEWATER, N.J.) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, sending out tweets of support awkwardly mixed in...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignite the gun control debate....
10:48, 08/09/2019

President Trump Remains Out of Sight Following Two Mass Shootings (BRIDGEWATER, N.J.) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, sending out tweets of support awkwardly mixed in...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Rihanna Criticizes Trump’s Response to Mass Shootings Rihanna criticized Donald Trump’s reaction to back-to-back mass shootings in less than a day via her social media accounts on Sunday. The singer and entrepreneur posted a screenshot of Trump’s tweet following the El Paso shooting, calling...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Americans mourn victims of mass shootings – in pictures Thousands of El Paso residents went to a baseball diamond in Ponder Park to pay tribute to the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting in Texas. And less than 24 hours after a masked gunman opened fire in Dayton, Ohio, hundreds of people gathered to pay ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on mass shootings: 'Politicians don't seem to care about what we think' Things took a serious turn at a Television Critics Association panel on Monday when Jimmy Kimmel was asked to address the recent mass shootings that took the lives of dozens of people over the weekend....
20:16, 08/05/2019

Can the internet shut off the valve that fuels mass shootings? Opinion: Perhaps the web, or certain elements of it, are not to blame for inciting the hatred that fuels acts of domestic terrorism. But it does seem to play some sort of accessory role, and you’d think that could be stopped....
06:16, 08/10/2019

Thirty people die in two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio Thirty people died and dozens were wounded in two mass shootings within just 13 hours of each other in the United States, shocking the country and prompting calls from some politicians for tighter gun control....
08:48, 08/04/2019

Steve Scalise: Don’t blame Trump for mass shootings House Minority Whip Steve Scalise on Sunday called it “a very slippery slope” to blame President Donald Trump’s rhetoric for deadly mass shootings in recent weeks.The Louisiana Republican said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that “there's no place” for a...
09:32, 08/13/2019

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
12:32, 08/22/2019

No, Video Games Don’t Cause Mass Shootings. But The Conversation Shouldn’t End There As night follows day, as prayers follow thoughts, so talk of video game violence follows a mass shooting, that most inevitable of American news stories. In a speech on Monday, President Trump responded to two such recent tragedies, one in Dayton, Ohi...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings Trump is visiting two cities hit by mass shootings, with the El Paso attack being probed as a hate crime. Ahead of his trip, Trump said there was "no political appetite" for an assault rifle ban in the US....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
04:16, 08/05/2019

Foreign countries issue warnings after mass shootings This isn't the first time foreign countries have issued travel warnings because of gun violence in the U.S.       ...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
15:48, 08/06/2019

Democrats condemn Trump, white nationalism after two mass shootings Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of stoking racial divisions while he said "hate has no pla...
17:16, 08/04/2019

Mass shootings create rippling network of stricken survivors CHICAGO (AP) — The litany of mass shootings in recent years has changed how America talks, prays and prepares for trouble. Today, the phrases “active shooter” and “shelter in place” need no explanation. A house of worship may ...
08:16, 06/02/2019

Trump blames 'glorification of violence' but not guns after mass shootings President identifies video games, the internet and mental illness but makes no mention of new restrictions on firearmsDonald Trump has blamed “the glorification of violence” in a speech that identified video games, the internet and mental illness – b...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Online Commenter Supported Mass Shootings, Stockpiled Weapons: FBI FBI agents in the United States have discovered a cache of some 25 guns and 10,000 bullets after arresting a teenager who made online comments supporting mass shootings....
03:32, 08/14/2019

Uruguay issues travel warning for U.S. after weekend mass shootings Uruguay on Monday issued a warning to its citizens traveling to the United States after two mass shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
17:16, 08/05/2019

After its latest mass shootings, Texas leads the way – in loosening gun laws Four of 10 deadliest massacres in the modern US occurred in the state but its governor has stuck to the NRA playbookHours after Texas suffered its latest mass shooting, when a gunman drove through Odessa on Saturday shooting randomly from an assault-...
01:48, 09/06/2019

A teacher, a veteran and a nurse: the 31 victims of the weekend's mass shootings Authorities have announced the identities of the victims in Ohio and El Paso as the death toll in Texas grew to 22 MondayAmerica was reeling from a weekend of mass shootings on Monday, as the death toll of the attack in El Paso, Texas, rose and the i...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
13:32, 08/15/2019

Democrats target Trump rhetoric after deadly mass shootings Two mass shootings that killed 30 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the United States' political arena on Sunday as Democratic presidential candidates called for stricter gun laws and accused President Donald Trump of stoking racial tensio...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Trump tweets, stays out of sight for hours after 2 mass shootings As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course....
01:16, 08/05/2019

Trump addresses mass shootings: ‘Hate has no place in our country’ President Trump said on Sunday that “hate has no place in our country” following two mass shootings in less than 24 hours that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more. He said he had spoken to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Direct...
16:48, 08/04/2019

U.S. House targets convergence of mass shootings, hate crimes A month after a white gunman targeting Latinos killed 22 people in El Paso, Texas, the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee will consider new legislation to address rising fears about a convergence of mass shootings and hate crimes....
10:00, 08/30/2019

Tips to FBI about mass shootings increase 70% following El Paso, Dayton massacres The FBI fielded more than 38,000 phone and online tips during the week after the shootings on the first weekend of August, up from the 22,000 tips it typically receives on a weekly basis....
17:32, 08/26/2019

Alejandro Bedoya calls out Congress during MLS game over mass shootings Philadelphia Union captain makes statement after scoring goal29 were killed in mass shootings in US over the weekendPhiladelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass shootings in Ohio and Texas when he called out Co...
02:48, 08/05/2019

Walmart pressured to stop selling guns after mass shootings Last year, Dick's Sporting Goods ended the sale of semi-automatic, assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines after a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. It also raised the age for purchasing weapons from 18 to 21....
05:16, 08/05/2019

Tourists boycott Texas as gun laws loosened after mass shootings Terrified tourists are vowing to boycott Texas after new laws easing gun restrictions were put in place just hours after the state’s second mass shooting in a month. The eight laws, which make it easier to carry guns in public in the Lone Star ...
18:48, 09/02/2019

Two mass shootings in US leave at least 29 dead as Trump faces criticism 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces a barrage of criticismDonald Trump faced a barrage of criticism on Sunday as the US reeled from a brutal mass shooting in the border city of El Paso, Te...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Democratic Party fundraising off mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton The Democratic National Committee is fundraising off the weekend's tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, seeking donations for the fight to "prevent gun violence and save lives."...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Most Americans disapprove of Trump’s response to mass shootings: poll Americans strongly back many proposed gun laws following two massacres in Texas and Ohio — while only a third approved of President Trump’s response to the mass shootings, a new poll released Sunday shows. The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll ...
11:32, 08/18/2019

11 days. 3 mass shootings. 3 heroes. What makes some risk their lives for others? The three latest mass shootings in the U.S. have produced heroes whose bravery has been heralded. What makes someone risk their life for others?        ...
02:00, 05/09/2019

Trump Blames the Media for White Supremacist Mass Shootings Donald Trump’s response to the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, had already been callous and utterly vapid, but on Monday morning, with a day of space to respond to the tragedies, he landed on an even worse message: actually, i...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Top NC Republican on Mass Shootings: 'Cain Killed Abel With a Rock' Dan Forest is the lieutenant governor of North Carolina, the top Republican elected official in the state, and the frontrunner for the party’s nomination for governor in 2020. He is also insane....
13:32, 08/15/2019

MLS's Alejandro Bedoya calls out Congress over mass shootings during game Philadelphia Union captain makes statement after scoring goal29 were killed in mass shootings in US over the weekendPhiladelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass shootings in Ohio and Texas when he called out Co...
19:48, 08/04/2019

Dems weigh cutting recess short after mass shootings House Democrats are divided on their next steps in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend, with some lawmakers demanding the House immediately come back from recess and pass stricter gun control bills, including an assault weapons ban...
20:16, 08/05/2019

Mass shootings and mental illness in America. Inside the debate As Americans reel from a weekend punctured by two mass shootings and at least 33 lives lost, the issue of whether the tragedies were a product of access to firearms, unchecked mental illness or miscellaneous factors has again caused a schism among la...
08:48, 08/08/2019

Does the NRA still have power? The pro-gun group is in uncharted territory after latest mass shootings The pressure is on the National Rifle Association from typically friendly corners -- President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress -- after last week's deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas....
08:51, 08/11/2019

Universal Cancels The Hunt Film Release After Mass Shootings Universal Pictures will no longer release its new controversial film The Hunt as scheduled, following recent deadly mass shootings and criticism against Hollywood by President Donald......
22:48, 08/10/2019

Trump's Call for Unity After Mass Shootings Lasts All of 10 Seconds President Trump started yesterday off with a hollow call for unity and an end to hate. That sentiment lasted approximately zero seconds before he was on the attack again this morning....
10:48, 08/06/2019

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several enormous challenges, experts say....
19:48, 08/06/2019

Trump gets it wrong on mass shootings, but Republicans deserve the blame Recent tragic events have, critics say, displayed once again the moral collapse of one of America’s two great partiesPresidential addresses in the wake of national tragedies are typically attempts to heal and unite. For critics of Donald Trump, it wa...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Universal Cancels The Hunt Following Mass Shootings, Trump Tweets Universal Pictures has decided to cancel the upcoming Sept. 27 release of the satirical and bloody thriller The Hunt following the recent massacres in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, and a Twitter rant by President Donald Trump that is presumed to have ...
17:16, 08/10/2019

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
09:48, 08/07/2019

Sen. Patty Murray: 'Mental health issues don't cause mass shootings' Sen. Patty Murray asserted on her Twitter account that the true cause of mass shootings are not people who have mental health issues but rather firearms....
10:48, 08/10/2019

| US mourns two mass shootings as debate rages over Trump rhetoric The United States mourned for victims of two mass shootings that killed 29 people in less than 24 hours as debate raged over whether US President Donald Trump's rhetoric was partly to blame for surging gun violence....
00:48, 08/06/2019

Latinos voice worries about being targeted after recent mass shootings ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband and...
16:00, 08/12/2019

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes across the state....
10:48, 08/07/2019

Cummings slams Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and devastated the country.“Those in the highest leve...
12:16, 08/07/2019

Trump recognizes officers, civilians for heroics during mass shootings President Trump on Monday presented the nation’s highest award for public safety officers to six cops who confronted the gunman in the Aug. 4 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, in which nine people were killed. The president also honored five civil...
17:32, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignite the gun control debate....
11:16, 08/09/2019

Bulletproof backpacks see 300% spike in sales in the week after mass shootings Companies that make the armored packs said they saw ‘a significant uptick’, similar to what followed shootings in previous yearsCompanies that manufacture bulletproof backpacks say they’ve seen a spike in sales following three recent mass shootings a...
13:03, 08/13/2019

After String of Mass Shootings, Democrats Begin New Push for Gun Control The fate of the Democrats’ proposals, and of the broader effort to enact gun safety measures, remains murky amid uncertainty about where President Trump stands....
12:33, 09/10/2019

Universal Pictures Halts Marketing of 'The Hunt' After Mass Shootings Comcast’s Universal Pictures is postponing marketing of a coming thriller about Americans hunting fellow Americans out of concern the violent film’s ad campaign is too reminiscent of mass shootings in the past week....
03:16, 08/08/2019

Obama condemns white nationalism in response to mass shootings Former president Barack Obama on Monday responded to the back-to-back mass shootings that have rocked the country — calling for tougher gun laws and telling Americans to reject comments from leaders that feed fear, hatred and normalize racism. ...
20:48, 08/05/2019

Foreign countries warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Governments in Latin America and Asia have issued statements that warn their citizens about traveling to the United States.       ...
07:16, 08/06/2019

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
16:48, 08/06/2019

The Plan to Use Fitbit Data to Stop Mass Shootings Is One of the Scariest Proposals Yet In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting in America, loved ones grieve, gun control advocates call for common-sense reforms, and politicians suggest new “solutions” that won’t do anything about guns. These proposals frequently focus on mental he...
10:00, 08/30/2019

We're Building Schools to Give Kids Places to Hide During Mass Shootings Now This is the future we live in now: Congress and President Trump won’t do shit about stopping mass shootings, so school districts are taking matters into their own hands, with one Michigan district reverse engineering the expansion of its high school ...
11:32, 08/22/2019

Trump urges gun background checks after mass shootings roil nation U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday called on lawmakers to pass strong gun background checks after two mass shootings over the weekend killed 29 people and sought to blame the nation's rising violence and divisions on the media....
06:16, 08/05/2019

Kellyanne Conway warns Dems not to use mass shootings as ‘excuse’ to take away guns ​WASHINGTON – Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said mass shootings should not be ​”​an excuse​”​ Democrats use to confiscate guns. “We’re not going to allow bad actors who should not have firearms in the first place, who ...
16:49, 09/15/2019

Police thwarted at least six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted at least seven separate mass...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Ads for ultra-violent satire The Hunt pulled in wake of US mass shootings Promotion for movie, in which humans are hunted for sport, is stalled after El Paso and Dayton killings and studio reported to be rethinking strategy TV ads for The Hunt, an ultraviolent political satire in which “elites” stalk and kill “deplorables”...
07:48, 08/07/2019

‘This Is a Sickness.’ 2020 Democratic Candidates Point to NRA in Wake of Mass Shootings (LAS VEGAS) — Democratic presidential candidates expressed outrage Saturday that mass shootings have become chillingly common nationwide and blamed the National Rifle Association and its congressional allies after a gunman opened fire at a shop...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings, while facing protests President Trump landed in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday to pay his respects and offer his support on the first part of a trip to two communities devastated by mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead and dozens injured -- but Tru...
11:48, 08/07/2019

Democratic candidates unite in rage at Trump following latest mass shootings The mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have turned the 2020 presidential campaign into an increasingly visceral referendum on the nature of Donald Trump's presidency and the message that delivered him to the White House....
05:16, 08/08/2019

In the wake of two more hate-fueled mass shootings, when do we call it domestic terrorism? With two mass shootings in rapid succession, a question persists: when are these violent acts considered to be domestic terrorism?        ...
16:16, 08/04/2019

Trump's anger at racism claims on day of healing after mass shootings Donald Trump hit out at his rivals as he visited the grieving city of El Paso, where a white supremacist killed 22 people in one of the country's deadliest mass shootings....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Democratic candidates blast Trump’s rhetoric in wake of two mass shootings Twenty people were killed by a gunman in the Texas-Mexico border city of El Paso on Saturday. Overnight, nine more people were killed in Dayton, Ohio....
19:16, 08/04/2019

Two mass shootings in US leave 29 dead as Trump faces barrage of criticism 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationDonald Trump faced a barrage of criticism on Sunday as the US reeled from a brutal mass shooting in the border city of El Paso...
19:48, 08/04/2019

#WhiteSupremacistTerrorism: Hashtag Takes Over Twitter After Latest Pair of Mass Shootings With the encouragement of our President, America has gone to great lengths to paint minorities as criminals, parasites and in some instances, terrorists. But after the latest pair of mass shootings this weekend, in which a total of 29 people were kil...
19:48, 08/04/2019

Universal stops marketing The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Universal) Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Universal Pictures has temporarily ceased its marketing c...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Nuggets' coach Michael Malone calls mass shootings an 'epidemic' Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone began his pregame press conference before Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals by emotionally addressing a shooting at a Colorado STEM school....
11:16, 05/08/2019

Police thwarted at least seven mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted at least seven separate mass...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The president said he supported increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video games and stronger criminal punishments for shootings....
11:48, 08/05/2019

ESPN Delays Broadcast of Video Game Tournament After Mass Shootings Disney’s ESPN has chosen not to broadcast a recent video-game competition — one that features gun violence — in the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, according to a person familiar with the plans. ESPN i...
06:48, 08/09/2019

Police thwarted six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted six separate mass shootings ...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Fox News Guest Blames Mass Shootings on Teaching Evolution in Schools Seven people are dead and nearly two dozen more are injured after a mass shooting in Odessa, TX, on Saturday, but one Evangelical moron knows exactly what the United States needs to do to stop massacres like this from happening ever again: bring Jesu...
11:48, 09/04/2019

Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya calls on Congress to 'do something now' after mass shootings When Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored in the third minute of the game against D.C. United on Sunday, he used an on-field microphone to make a statement about gun violence....
21:48, 08/05/2019

Weeks since Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton: What if motives behind mass shootings never emerge? As the U.S. grapples with a rash of mass shootings, families are left to wonder what prompted the violence. But many times there are no clear answers.        ...
09:00, 08/17/2019

| After US mass shootings, Obama denounces leaders feeding 'climate of fear' Former president Barack Obama has warned against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
00:48, 08/06/2019

Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions President Donald Trump said on Thursday he supports meaningful background checks for gun buyers, but he told reporters that those responsible for recent mass shootings were mentally ill and the United States should build more mental institutions....
16:00, 08/15/2019

8chan owner vows changes in House testimony over links to mass shootings 8chan, the online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, plans to restrict parts of the website during a "state of emergency," the site's owner Jim Watkins told a U.S. House panel in a written statement....
14:16, 09/05/2019

Universal Pictures cancels release of movie ‘The Hunt’ after mass shootings Universal Pictures has canceled the release of its upcoming thriller “The Hunt.” The film was previously set to hit theaters Sept. 27. “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for The Hunt, after thoughtful consideration, t...
16:00, 08/12/2019

John Oliver on Trump's 'pathological lack of empathy' after mass shootings The Last Week Tonight host has criticised the president for his response to recent mass shootings John Oliver has criticised Donald Trump’s behaviour after recent mass shooting, condemning his “pathological lack of empathy”.On his HBO show Last Week ...
04:00, 08/13/2019

Walmart faces pressure to stop gun sales after latest U.S. mass shootings Walmart Inc said on Monday there has been no change in its policy on gun sales after two mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart store, left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
17:48, 08/05/2019

Watch: Trump delivers remarks after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio Ahead of his remarks, Trump proposed on Twitter that Congress should work to pass legislation on background checks for guns, suggesting that such reforms could be tied to immigration....
18:16, 08/05/2019

Video games, violence and mass shootings have a long, complicated history Over the years, politicians and gun rights advocates have blamed violent games for real-life violence. But is it true?       ...
18:48, 08/05/2019

Universal pulls The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings [Updated] Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Universal) [Update: 1:35pm ET, August 10, 2019] Universal Pictures has now pulled the planned September 2...
12:16, 08/10/2019

GOP Sen. Scott says laws to combat mass shootings should focus on mental illness WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Sunday called on Congress to use Florida’s response to the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland as a model to address gun violence. A day after a gunman in West Texas killed at least seven p...
22:32, 09/01/2019

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
13:48, 08/06/2019

Skepticism, Concern as Trump Prepares to Visit Sites of Mass Shootings (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is bringing a message aimed at national unity and healing to the sites of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. But the words he offers for a divided America will be complicated by his own incendiary, a...
14:16, 08/07/2019

Trump says mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton are a 'mental illness problem' The president said he would make a statement on the shootings Monday. Trump said he has spoken to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and members of Congress....
12:48, 08/05/2019

El Paso, Dayton mass shootings prompt renewed gun-control debate While deadly mass shootings like those in Texas and Ohio regularly shock America’s psyche and prompt calls for tougher gun-control laws, the Senate has balked at even considering two House bills that would strengthen background checks for gun buyers....
15:16, 08/05/2019

Obama calls for stricter gun control in wake of mass shootings: 'We are not helpless here' Former President Barack Obama is calling for stricter gun control in the wake of the two weekend massacres in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend, while saying, "We should soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that fe...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classroom projects in U.S. cities affected by mass shootings The singer said the classrooms "will now have access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life."...
16:00, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Walmart faces pressure to stop gun sales after latest U.S. mass shootings Walmart Inc said on Monday there has been no change in its policy on gun sales after two mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart store, left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
17:16, 08/05/2019

It’s not a crisis of masculinity that’s responsible for mass shootings. It’s male power | Suzanne Moore US massacres such as those in El Paso and Dayton have become shockingly ordinary. How many people have to die before we confront what’s really happening?You didn’t have to ask, did you, when you heard about the latest shootings in the US? You didn’t ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

‘We don’t want him here’: Trump to face protests and skepticism as he visits El Paso and Dayton after mass shootings The open repudiation of a visiting president in the aftermath of a mass tragedy was striking Tuesday as a growing chorus of critics made clear that Trump would not be universally welcome during a pair of condolence visits that will take Air Force One...
12:48, 08/07/2019

ESPN Delays Apex Legends Tournament Highlights ‘Out Of Respect’ Following Mass Shootings This weekend’s planned airing of the EXP Apex Legends Invitational at X Games tournament on ESPN2 has been postponed by the network, “out of respect for the victims and all those impacted in the immediate aftermath of the shootings.”...
14:16, 08/09/2019

Some employees call on Walmart to stop selling guns in wake of mass shootings Some Walmart workers are joining a growing of people calling for the nation's biggest retailer to stop selling guns in the wake of two mass shootings       ...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings Shares of Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and other major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump's speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
11:48, 08/05/2019

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
22:16, 08/07/2019

False alarms and hoax reports: Americans are on edge after string of mass shootings After a string of mass shootings, multiple false reports of active shooters have spread around the country, highlighting fears in many Americans.        ...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Local funeral home creates tribute to victims of recent mass shootings A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) TUCSON – A local funeral home is offering the community an opportunity to send their condolences to the victi...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Politicians Keep Blaming Mass Shootings on Mental Health Issues. Doctors Say They’re Wrong In his address to the nation on Monday, President Donald Trump had an explanation for the pair of mass shootings that shook America in the span of a single weekend. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger,” Trump said. “Not the...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Potential mass shootings in California, Tennessee averted after tipsters' alerts, officials say Potential mass shootings in California and Tennessee — at a Long Beach hotel threatened by a disgruntled employee and inside a Memphis church targeted by a truck driver who saw "spiritual snakes and spiders" — were thwarted after tipsters grew concer...
12:32, 08/22/2019

2020 Dems unleash profane attacks on Trump, Republicans over mass shootings President Trump’s remarks Monday condemning the horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton did little to quell the anger from 2020 Democratic hopefuls who are blaming his rhetoric as well as inaction on gun control in part for the violence, as the...
15:16, 08/05/2019

Ohio Lawmaker Blames Mass Shootings on Weed, Trans People, Fatherlessness, and That’s Not All In the stretchiest stretching of all logic that can be remotely elongated, this might be the biggest stretch of all time by a Republican attempting to blame a mass shooting on anything but bigotry, white supremacy, mental illness or “video games.”...
13:16, 08/05/2019

Trump Thee President Went to the Cities of Mass Shootings Like He Was on the Hot Girl Summer Tour Donald Trump has never met a tragic situation or a camera that he didn’t like. Maybe it’s his alleged narcissistic personality disorder—or his alleged Adderall use—but Trump landed in the cities where some 31 people were killed during mass shootings ...
14:48, 08/09/2019

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
15:48, 08/05/2019

After U.S. mass shootings, mayors demand Senate call special session on gun bills Mayors of the two cities that endured mass shootings last weekend were joined by more than 200 of their counterparts on Thursday in demanding that the U.S. Senate return from its recess to pass gun safety legislation already approved by the House of ...
13:16, 08/08/2019

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classrooms in Dayton, El Paso and Gilroy following mass shootings Lady Gaga is funding classrooms in Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, California after mass shootings occurred in the cities.        ...
00:16, 08/11/2019

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in-the-nation move to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons....
11:48, 08/12/2019

Beto O'Rourke Uses Some Swears to Make an Excellent Point About Mass Shootings and Trump The debate underperformer and El Paso resident Beto O’Rourke returned to his off-the-cuff roots to make his first good point since O’Rourke announced that he’s “just born to be in it” on the cover of Vanity Fair. On Sunday, in response to an asinine ...
21:48, 08/04/2019

DOJ sends gun legislation package to White House as debate rages over mass shootings The Department of Justice has sent a package of possible legislative proposals on gun violence to the White House, a person familiar with the matter told Fox News, as the debate rages over how lawmakers and the president should respond to the recent ...
14:48, 09/05/2019

Study: Blaming mass shootings on video games is based on racial discrimination Since the first “violent” video game was created, there have been endless claims that video games lead to violent behavior in real life — despite study after study proving this theory wrong. The speculation is still prominent as last month, after mul...
07:49, 09/18/2019

Democrats focus on victims, Republicans on perpetrators after mass shootings, study finds Democrats and Republicans respond very differently to mass shootings on social media, a team of researchers has found after analyzing over 4 million tweets....
02:48, 06/27/2019

After mass shootings, GOP-led legislatures double efforts to loosen gun restrictions, data show "A mass shooting in the previous year increases the number of enacted laws that loosen gun restrictions by 115% in states with Republican-controlled legislatures," according to new research....
07:48, 09/04/2019

White House to propose expedited death penalty for perpetrators of mass shootings U.S. Attorney General William Barr has drafted legislation that would speed the death penalty for people who have committed mass murder, a White House official said on Monday....
13:16, 09/02/2019

Uruguay, Venezuela warn citizens about traveling to US in wake of El Paso, Dayton mass shootings ruguay and Venezuela are now warning their citizens to take precautions when traveling to the U.S. and to avoid cities like Detroit and Baltimore – which they deem some of the “most dangerous in the world” – following the mass shootings in Texas and ...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland in 2018 and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in 201...
20:48, 07/01/2019

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Country singer Kacey Musgraves calls for gun control following Dayton, El Paso mass shootings Kacey Musgraves called for Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell to pass gun control measures following the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, this weekend....
14:48, 08/06/2019

Man who advocated mass shootings, killing federal agents had huge arsenal in home: feds An Ohio man who wrote online that he supported mass shootings and attacks at Planned Parenthood sites was busted at a home with a veritable arsenal inside, including over a dozen rifles, pistols and roughly 10,000 rounds of ammo, federal prosecutors ...
14:00, 08/13/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white...
12:16, 08/05/2019

Jewish school in Brooklyn installing bullet-resistant doors in wake of mass shootings A Jewish school in Brooklyn is the first school in New York City to install metal bullet-resistant doors with the goal of protecting students from active shooters, according to a report this week....
02:32, 08/14/2019

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 31 people died in separate attacks in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
11:16, 08/05/2019

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Military branches failing to monitor base access years after deadly mass shootings The Army, Navy, and Marine Corps aren't properly monitoring access to their bases years after deadly mass shootings at installations in Fort Hood, Texas, and Washington, D.C., a federal watchdog says....
16:32, 08/26/2019

Kamala Harris Says If She’s Elected President, She Will Ban AR-15-Style Guns, the Weapon of Choice in Mass Shootings On Wednesday, presidential candidate Kamala Harris announced that should she be elected president, she’ll get right down to business when it comes to addressing AR-15s—the weapon of choice in mass shootings....
18:16, 05/15/2019

The United States reels as two mass shootings in 13 hours leave 29 dead – video report Two mass shootings just 13 hours apart left 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, Ohio. Many more were wounded in the two incidents, which have prompted a wave of criticism against Donald Trump's handling of shootings in the USTwo m...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Trump Pretends He Cares About Mass Shootings and White Supremacy in Laughably Hollow Speech On Monday morning, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the White House about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton which was so at odds with everything he has said and done throughout his political career that it might as well have been coming...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Universal Pictures Cancels Release of The Hunt Following Mass Shootings and Criticism From President Trump Universal Pictures announced Saturday afternoon that it will cancel the release of its violent thriller movie The Hunt, following the prior decision to pause advertising it. This news comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump tweeted that...
11:16, 08/10/2019

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue...
05:16, 08/05/2019

As the nation grieves two deadly mass shootings, stories of heroism amid the chaos are beginning to emerge (NBC News)  The death toll continued to climb Monday following a weekend of deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Two more victims of the El Paso massacre died Monday, bringing the toll there to 22 who were killed when a gunman op...
00:16, 08/06/2019

White Supremacist President Blames Media, Internet, and Video Games for Mass Shootings, Says Nothing about Guns If you expected the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by two white domestic terrorists (at least one of whom is alleged to be a white supremacist, but neither will be named here, because fuck them), that left some 29 people d...
13:16, 08/05/2019

Major League Baseball players' wives get into argument over mass shootings, race in leaked conversation A private conversation between the wives of current Major League Baseball players in which they discussed the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio was leaked Tuesday, sparking outrage at some of the comments....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Leaked Memo Reveals GOP Strategy for Mass Shootings: Minimize White Supremacy, Blame Left In an attempt to control the narrative around mass shootings in the United States, a leaked memo reveals the GOP’s strategy in doing so: Point the finger at the left and minimize the role of white supremacy at all costs....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson criticised for response to mass shootings comparing gun massacre deaths to death toll from flu US celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has apologised for a tweet in which he compared the number of people killed in gun massacres with that of people killed by flu....
09:48, 08/05/2019

Steve Kerr blasts government's 'gutless leadership' after string of mass shootings, fears practice shooting Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reacted Monday to the recent string of mass shootings across the United States that occurred in California, Texas and Ohio....
01:48, 08/08/2019

Trump says kids who are afraid of going back to school because of mass shootings should 'study hard' and 'maybe be president of the United States' Reuters President Donald Trump said that children who are afraid of going back to school after two mass shootings last weekend should "really study hard" and "someday you'll grow up and maybe be president of the United States, or do something else t...
16:48, 08/10/2019

Democratic lawmaker tells Walmart to stop 'making up stupid s---' by targeting video games after mass shootings Mark J. Terrill/AP Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California slammed Walmart for its decision to limit advertisements for video games following two shootings at its stores in recent weeks. "You disrespect the victims of mass shootings by making up stup...
16:48, 08/10/2019

Walmart to stop selling ammo: CEO Doug McMillon outlines mass shootings' response in memo Walmart CEO Doug McMillon outlined steps the retailer was taking in response to mass shootings in a memo to store associates. Read the full memo.       ...
23:16, 09/03/2019

Biden says he's coming for assault weapons, as 2020 Dems urge new ban in wake of shootings The horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that left 31 people dead and dozens more injured have thrust the issue of gun violence into the center of the 2020 presidential campaign -- with calls growing louder in the Democratic field for the re...
12:16, 08/06/2019

Debra Messing faces backlash for 'sick' tweet directed at Mitch McConnell, Dana Loesch over mass shootings Debra Messing is facing backlash over a tweet that many took to be inciting violence against Sen. Mitch McConnell and former NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch....
10:48, 08/06/2019

Ads Promoting Violent Thriller The Hunt Pulled Following Mass Shootings, While President Trump Says the Movie Aims to ‘Inflame and Cause Chaos’ Advertisements and commercials for the forthcoming dystopic horror movie The Hunt, set for release on September 27 from Universal Studios, have been pulled by the production studio following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The Hunt...
17:16, 08/09/2019

Trump arrives in El Paso after staying largely out of public view in Dayton as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
16:16, 08/07/2019

Ohio lawmaker blames mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' marijuana and open borders in Facebook rant An Ohio lawmaker has stirred up controversy with a Facebook rant blaming the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on the breakdown of “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” among other things....
15:16, 08/05/2019

Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan. Its founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight. The suspected El Paso killer posted a racist manifesto to the anonymous extremist site. Now experts are worried that "targeted violence will become a meme itself."...
20:48, 08/04/2019

Apple Cancels Deranged-Sounding Richard Gere Show About Millennials Driving Vietnam Vets to Do Mass Shootings There’s simply no accounting for taste: Apple is reportedly ditching its gritty drama Bastards, which was slated to star Richard Gere as a Vietnam vet who unites with his grieving friend to go on a killing spree over.....millennials....
01:16, 09/04/2019

Joe Biden on Crime and Mass Incarceration During the ’80s and ’90s, Mr. Biden helped shepherd a string of bills that transformed the criminal justice system — and, experts say, hurt America’s black communities....
22:48, 06/27/2019

‘Lock the S.O.B.s Up’: Joe Biden and the Era of Mass Incarceration He now plays down his role overhauling crime laws with segregationist senators in the ’80s and ’90s. That portrayal today is at odds with his actions and rhetoric back then....
22:16, 06/25/2019

At climate forum, Democratic presidential hopeful Biden defends gas-linked fundraiser U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden was called out at a climate change forum on Wednesday for plans to attend a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas export firm, despite a pledge not to take fossil-fuel company money....
22:48, 09/04/2019

Debra Messing faces backlash for response to 'sick' tweet directed at Mitch McConnell, Dana Loesch over mass shootings Debra Messing is facing backlash over a tweet that many took to be inciting violence against Sen. Mitch McConnell and former NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch....
14:48, 08/06/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport raises concern; UN voices ‘concern’ over Kashmir; and new UN a...
14:16, 08/06/2019

'Trump has to stop': The president's racist, anti-immigrant rhetoric has encouraged mass shootings, including El Paso, according to hate and extremism expert Reuters, Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via Associated Press After two mass shootings in under 24 hours claimed 29 lives so far in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project Director Heidi Beirich tells B...
00:48, 08/05/2019

Booker jabs at Biden over mass incarcerations for second straight day There’s no let up from Sen. Cory Booker as he takes aim at Democratic presidential rival Joe Biden over Biden’s role in crafting the landmark 1994 crime bill....
13:32, 07/24/2019

Grassley, invoking 'Uranium One,' probes Biden-linked sale of sensitive tech company to China Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced Thursday that he is probing the Obama administration's 2015 decision to approve the sale of a sensitive U.S. technology company to the Chinese government and an investment firm run by the son...
18:00, 08/15/2019

Workplace mass shootings: They're rare, they're puzzling, and they resonate with Americans While such shootings are relatively few and far between, they strike close to home with every member of the American workforce.        ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Thirty dead in 13 hours: US reckons with back-to-back mass shootings Twenty-one killed in El Paso and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationA shattering weekend in which two mass shootings left at least 30 people dead and injured dozens put Donald Trump at the cente...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
05:48, 08/07/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson apologizes for tweet about mass shootings: 'I got this one wrong' Neil deGrasse Tyson was criticized after tweeting stats that seemed to downplay the severity of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.        ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Nearly 30 dead in 13 hours: US reckons with back-to-back mass shootings 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationA shattering weekend in which two mass shootings left at least 29 people dead and injured dozens put Donald Trump at the cente...
02:48, 08/05/2019

US mass shootings: Donald Trump insists 'hate has no place' in America amid backlash over bloodshed Donald Trump has claimed "hate has no place" in America after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings that sparked a major backlash over his presidency....
03:16, 08/05/2019

Fact-checking Biden's claim the '94 crime bill didn't cause mass incarceration During a campaign event in Nashua, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden was asked about the 1994 crime bill he helped write as a Senator from Delaware. The question posed to Biden concerned the impact the bill had o...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Jimmy Kimmel on mass shootings and gun laws: 'Politicians don't seem to care what we think' Jimmy Kimmel weighs in on addressing mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso in his show, how he almost quit and why he won't host the Oscars again.        ...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Twitter slams Neil deGrasse Tyson for 'tasteless' tweet about mass shootings: 'Lost all respect for you' Neil deGrasse Tyson was criticized after tweeting stats that seemed to downplay the severity of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.        ...
16:16, 08/04/2019

Rosie O'Donnell jabs Trump as 'such a creep' after back-to-back mass shootings Hollywood is calling on Washington, D.C., to make changes after two U.S. mass shootings in less than 24 hours left at least 29 dead and 52 injured.        ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Stroke: When you lose your mother tongue A lot can happen after a stroke. There are people who then speak with a foreign accent, or even lose their mother tongue and can only speak a foreign language. How is that even possible?...
02:32, 08/29/2019

‘I bit off its tongue – it was in my mouth’: the man who survived a bear attack Russian school caretaker Nikoly Irgit got a nasty surprise when he went down to the woods – and ran into a bear. Somehow, he survived to tell the taleName: Nikolay Irgit.Age: 35. Continue reading......
09:00, 07/03/2019

IBM’s Hypertaste is an artificial tongue that can classify liquids IBM's Hypertaste project seeks to build an artificial tongue that's capable of analyzing liquids using a combination of electrodes and machine learning.Read More...
14:48, 07/05/2019

Riverdale's Season 3 Bloopers Are a Tongue-Tied Delight Need a little something to brighten your day? The Riverdale season three bloopers might just do that for you. The bloopers were shown during Sunday's San Diego Comic-Con panel and......
16:00, 07/22/2019

Mother tongue lessons for Germany's polyglot schoolkids Children with a migrant background can take classes in their home language in public schools across Germany. Around 98,000 kids learn one of 23 mother tongues in the country's most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia....
11:32, 08/30/2019

Woman makes over $100K a year thanks to her long tongue She’s licking up the likes. Social media sensation Mikayla Saravia has an abnormally long tongue — and rakes in more than $100,000 a year flaunting it on the ‘gram, often in sexually suggestive poses. “Last year I made a little unde...
20:32, 09/16/2019

"Kamal Haasan's Tongue Should Be Cut Off": Tamil Nadu Minister's Shocker Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's comment that the country's first extremist was a Hindu has prompted a controversial response from Tamil Nadu Minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji who has said Mr......
11:16, 05/13/2019

US dismisses Beijing's tongue-lashing over Hong Kong controversy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team needled China by urging Hong Kong not to pass a controversial extradition bill, just hours after similar comments provoked a tongue-lashing in Beijing....
22:48, 06/14/2019

IBM built a robotic tongue to taste test hazardous chemicals The pace of technical advancement in computer vision systems over the past few years has been nothing short of astounding. The eyes of machines are quickly gaining on their biological counterparts with 1,000-fps vision, the ability to figure out what...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now scientists have developed an “artificial tongue” ...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “artificial tongue” used to detect fake batches of booze, according to a report Tuesday. The groundb...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Mom arrested after kid licks, puts back tongue depressor at doctor’s office A Florida mom who stood nearby as her daughter allegedly licked a tongue depressor at a doctor’s office — and then put it back in a jar — is facing a felony charge in connection with the revolting act. Cori E. Ward, 30, of Jacksonville, appeared in c...
12:48, 07/12/2019

A Great New Reason to Bleed the Trumps Dry A new Guardian report published on Monday found that new New York City environmental regulations are set to begin costing the Trump Organization millions of dollars in fines unless they renovate their buildings....
09:32, 05/13/2019

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were barely acquainted, but were somehow obliged to ente...
09:48, 06/09/2019

"Slip Of Tongue": Civic Body Starts National Anthem, Switches Midway Confusion prevailed at the BJP- controlled Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) when the recital of the national anthem ''Jana gana mana'' was abruptly stopped by its members on Wednesday for singing of......
23:48, 06/12/2019

Is that rare whisky bottle the real deal? This artificial tongue can make the call Enlarge / Inside a dunnage warehouse of Highland Park whisky distillery. A new type of artificial tongue would help detect counterfeit whiskies. (credit: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty Image) Scientists at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have d...
02:16, 08/08/2019

Felony charges for mom who recorded daughter licking tongue depressor at medical center A Florida woman was charged with a felony after recording a video of her daughter licking a tongue depressor and replacing it in a container.        ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Camilla winks at the camera as the Trumps come for tea – video The Duchess of Cornwall winks after posing for photographs with Prince Charles and Donald and Melania Trump, who were welcomed by the royals at Clarence House in London on the first day of the US president's three-day state visit to the UKTrump and M...
13:00, 06/04/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Wayne Rooney revived DC United but Europe still clearly trumps MLS The former England captain has been brilliant during his brief career in the States. But MLS is still a temporary home for the best players in the leagueWayne Rooney was always pretty clear about what he wanted to achieve in Major League Soccer. From...
05:48, 08/08/2019

This is what the Trumps gifted Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip The Trumps’ day with the royals included showering Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip with gifts — namely Tiffany jewels and a custom Air Force One jacket. America’s first couple came bearing a silver and silk poppy brooch from Tiffany ...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
12:32, 07/12/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Trumps says he’d prefer ralliers don’t chant ‘Send her back’ CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would “prefer” that his supporters a rally Thursday night don’t engage in a “Send her back!” chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced widespread criticism f...
20:16, 08/01/2019

What to expect during Queen Elizabeth's visit with the Trumps Queen Elizabeth II hosts President Trump and first lady Melania Trump for a state visit of pomp and circumstance that British royals excel at staging.        ...
11:32, 05/31/2019

Cam Newton jokes that fantasy trumps real football Panthers QB Cam Newton jokes that offensive coordinator Norv Turner has running back Christian McCaffrey on his fantasy football team and that’s why the Panthers don’t throw it deep. (Sept. 10)        ...
16:32, 09/10/2019

Would-be PM Johnson's Brexit promise trumps gaffes for UK Conservatives With a string of sausages round his neck and holding packs of "Boris bangers", Boris Johnson extolled the virtues of new business in northern England as part of his pitch to become Britain's next prime minister....
02:16, 07/09/2019

Dressed to distress – fashion statements of the Trumps on tour The Trumps dressed for their UK trip with all the nuance and subtlety that is their trademarkFor the Trumps, the optics of this state visit are ballot-box gold dust. The rest of us, furious and baffled as to why exactly Buckingham Palace appears to b...
12:48, 06/04/2019

The Trumps are coming! Expect it to go as well as a US sitcom episode set in London In a plot twist no one saw coming, Trump is bringing his four adult children on his forthcoming state visit. It will be like Arrested Development Goes To The UKThe one immutable law about TV sitcoms is the show should never leave its usual setting. S...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Florida Woman Charged With Felony After Daughter Is Filmed Licking Tongue Depressor in Medical Center A woman who reportedly shared a video to social media of her daughter licking a tongue depressor at a medical facility in Jacksonville, Florida and replacing it in a jar of unused ones was arrested this week on a felony charge.Read more......
02:00, 07/12/2019

Astronomers measure mass, energy from high-mass protostar for first time Scientists have precisely measured the mass and energy of a jet driven by a high-mass protostar, a component and process that scientists estimate is a key to part of stellar formation....
02:32, 08/13/2019

Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Trumps to Buckingham Palace with fanfare Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family welcomed President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with "The Star Spangled Banner."        ...
10:32, 06/03/2019

Trumps, Obamas, Clintons congratulate USWNT after World Cup triumph Tennis legend Billie Jean King praised the U.S. team for bringing attention to women's sports and the issue of equal pay, while a host of other politicians chimed in....
18:48, 07/07/2019

Trumps sit down with Britain’s royals for lavish state banquet in London President Trump sat down with Britain’s long-reigning Queen Elizabeth II for a lavish state banquet at historic Buckingham Palace in London on Monday. The three-course affair got underway shortly before 9 p.m. local time there and capped off the firs...
14:16, 06/03/2019

Go inside Queen Elizabeth II's state banquet for the Trumps The queen hosted the Trumps at Buckingham Palace, marking the first day of the Trump's three-day State Visit to the U.K.        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
18:16, 06/21/2019

IvankaPlay review – the Trumps are no laughing matter in limp comedy Underbelly Cowgate, EdinburghDespite a solid solo performance from McLean Peterson, there’s little funny about the president’s refusal to act on gun controlIs Trump not yet beyond satire? This limp comedy about the president’s refusal to act on gun c...
07:48, 08/07/2019

A Former Business Partner Alleges the Trumps Evaded Taxes in Panama The accusations, in a legal filing by the owners of a luxury hotel, escalate a dispute with the president’s company and are fraught with potential diplomatic and legal complexities....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Style trumps fashion at Prada, Pilotto goes to the beach at Milan shows Prada chose personal style over fashion while Peter Pilotto merged the beach with the ballroom at their catwalk shows on Wednesday, kicking off the first day of Milan Fashion Week....
11:48, 09/18/2019

In upset, Dutch Labour party trumps populists in European vote The Labour party of European Commissioner Frans Timmermans on Thursday won a surprise victory in a Dutch election for European Parliament, an exit poll showed, easily beating a Eurosceptic challenger who had been topping the polls....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Dana Carvey and Jimmy Fallon play dueling Trumps on The Tonight Show If there are two more happily self-indulgent muggers in Saturday Night Live history than Jimmy Fallon and Dana Carvey, then, well, there aren’t. (Chevy, back in the day? Kattan? Wiig? Piscopo? Okay, there’s a lot of mugging going on.) Regardless, the...
11:00, 05/25/2019

‘Preparation Trumps Youth’: 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn’t complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia....
03:00, 08/21/2019

Tencent first quarter profit beats estimates as FinTech trumps mobile gaming Tencent Holdings Ltd booked a 17% profit rise for the three months ended March, and revealed it made more revenue from FinTech and business services than smartphones games for the first time as it bore the brunt of regulatory setbacks in its mainstay...
03:00, 05/15/2019

| Parkland arrest | Trumps in Ireland: WATCH the top World news videos for today Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges | Eric and Donald Trump jnr pour pints at Irish pub; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:32, 06/06/2019

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
10:32, 06/03/2019

For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 presidential election, many black voters aren’t focused on race, gender or who can out-progessive who. They’re focused on ousting Donald Trump from the White House....
22:16, 06/06/2019

Queen Elizabeth's glittery state banquet for Trumps begins with toasts and national anthems As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
17:32, 06/03/2019

Harry Styles talks biting off part of his tongue while high and other 'fond memories' Harry Styles opened up about using drugs while making music to Rolling Stone magazine, as well as one gory experience he had while on mushrooms.        ...
12:00, 08/27/2019

Melania Trump wears red cape gown (by Meghan's wedding dress designer); Trumps host royals The first lady wore a red Givenchy cape gown to host royals at dinner - by the same designer who made Duchess Meghan's wedding gown.        ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Barely Even Registers: President Trump Just Revealed That His Tongue Is Long Enough To Comb His Hair, But It Got Lost In All The Other Crazy Trump News From Today At this point in the Donald Trump presidency, new controversies spring up so frequently that hardly anyone’s ever surprised anymore. But here’s a troubling sign of just how numb America has become to the endless chaos in the White House: Mere hours a...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Cory Booker sides with Julián Castro on Biden attack: You do 'wonder' when Biden speaks... Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., expressed solidarity with former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro for his controversial attack against former Vice President and 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden. ...
00:48, 09/13/2019

Kamala Harris Hit Joe Biden on His Civil Rights Record. Here’s What to Know About Biden’s History With Busing Sen. Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over his civil rights record in one of the most tense moments of Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. And she used her own story as the lone black person on stage. “I do not b...
03:16, 06/28/2019

Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile' North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human being."...
14:16, 05/22/2019

Surprise! Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden is married, family confirms Other than confirm that former Vice President Joe Biden's 49-year-old son Hunter got married, his family has said little else.        ...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Celebrities poke fun at CNN Democratic debate, jab Harris, Biden: 'Ol' Man Biden just said 'malarkey'' Following the second night of debates for the second round of 2020 Democratic hopefuls, Hollywood stars once again took to social media to voice both their positive and negative feelings about the candidates’ performance....
07:48, 08/01/2019

Biden tweets photo of Hunter Biden with new wife Melissa Cohen Former Vice President Joe Biden posted a photo of his family before Wednesday evening’s Democratic debate that marks the first public appearance of his son Hunter and his new wife, Melissa Cohen. ​”​I’m getting ready to take the sta...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Giuliani weighs in on Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine emerging as 2020 issue for Joe Biden Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said on “Hannity” Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter’s dealings in Ukraine represent “a case that is crying out to be investigated,” adding, “If it doesn't get investigated, w...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Jill Biden Adds Fuel to Joe Biden’s Anita Hill Fire by Saying ‘It’s Time to Move On’ Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, stirred controversy Tuesday when she opined “It’s time to move on” from questions dogging Joe Biden about his treatment of Anita Hill during the 1991 Senate co...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Trump Consultant Is Trolling Democrats With Biden Site That Isn’t Biden’s Armed with bogus websites that mock leading candidates, a Trump campaign worker is exploiting tensions on the left with Russian-style disinformation....
12:32, 06/29/2019

Joe Biden Called Cory Booker. But Apologize? It’s Not the Biden Way. President Trump’s refusal to admit mistakes may have shifted the gaffe gauge in politics as well as some Democrats’ expectations about their own candidates....
17:32, 06/20/2019

Joe Biden Appears to Be The Last Person to Realize That Joe Biden Will Never Be President Between two and four times a week, I come home from whatever it is I was doing before, I change into gym-appropriate clothes, I stuff a four-year-old Gap Kids baby bag repurposed as a gym bag with a pair of Kyrie 5s, a knee brace, extra socks, and a ...
03:16, 09/15/2019

Surprise! Joe Biden's Son Hunter Biden Is Married Congratulations are in order for Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden. The former vice president's second child is married. A source tells E! News Hunter tied the knot with Melissa......
10:00, 06/12/2019

Joe Biden’s New Hampshire Trip Had Some Very Joe Biden Moments Joe Biden had fun on his second campaign trip to New Hampshire. The same could not be said for his campaign staff, nervously watching from the sidelines. On several occasions, the former vice president signaled that he was going to ignore the advice ...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Ask Amy: Is My Swimsuit Toxic? "I am not here to pour cold water on your hot bikini, but I am here to do some truth-telling," says Mother of Pearl designer Amy Powney, in the first of a new #AskAmy series...
05:49, 07/06/2019

Why fish may become more toxic than ever New research warns that levels of a toxic compound are on the rise in many species of fish and that this trend is set to continue. The question is: Why?...
18:16, 08/09/2019

Jill Biden Would Like You to Vote for Joe Biden, Even If You'd Rather Not Jill Biden, Joe Biden’s wife, would like you to vote for Joe Biden, no matter how many of his gaffes or closet skeletons or pointless healthcare plans might make you reconsider. Joe Biden—he may not have earned your enthusiasm, but that doesn’t mean ...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Toxic chemicals and risks to infants: what to know and what you can do Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here’s what action you can takeFrom strapping zip ties onto cabinets to popping plastic covers into outlets, new parents do what they ...
01:32, 06/25/2019

These toxic caterpillars are terrorizing Europe Beware the march of the hairy caterpillars. Large chunks of Europe are battling pesky infestations of oak processionary caterpillars, whose tiny toxic hairs get captured and spread by wind — and cause severe allergic reactions and skin irritations in...
18:16, 07/05/2019

Beware the toxic algae that can kill your dog Letting your dog take a dip in a lake or pond on a hot day is one of the joys of summer. A number of dogs, however, have died recently after becoming exposed to toxic algae, highlighting the deadly threat posed by microscopic bacteria lurking in thes...
09:00, 08/13/2019

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?...
16:48, 08/19/2019

That Instagrammable lake? Actually a toxic quarry Instagrammers have been warned not to dive into an idyllic-looking, turquoise lake in northern Spain, because its toxic waters could lead to health issues...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Thank you! With your help, we raised $150,000 for our Toxic America series Thousands of Guardian readers contributed to support our new series exploring the health impacts of the toxic chemicals in our food, cosmetics, air and waterThanks to your generous support, we raised $150,000 from readers and an additional $25,000 fr...
06:48, 06/28/2019

All of Mississippi’s beaches have been closed due to toxic algae All of the beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed due to a toxic algae bloom that causes rashes and vomiting, officials said. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality said on Sunday that two additional beaches in Jac...
16:48, 07/07/2019

Microsoft: Gaming should be for everyone, shouldn’t be toxic stew Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft's Xbox chief Phil Spencer has written a paean to video gaming, calling games a unifying force that anyone and everyone can enjoy. He rejoices in gaming's ability to sustain communities, foster friendships, and ...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Why improved Mets are no longer toxic to bettors Maybe it’s not a blue-chip investment, but the Mets have become a team you can bet on for value since the All-Star break. The Mets return to action at Citi Field on Tuesday night against the Padres on the heels of a 5-4 road trip that included a two-...
13:00, 07/23/2019

|'Ifeltmylifewasatrisk'saysex-treasureronresignationfrom'toxic'Transnet Transnet's former group treasurer has testified that she resigned from the state-owned company in 2014 after the environment became too toxic for her to handle and she started to fear for her safety....
02:00, 06/08/2019

‘The Souvenir’ strips away toxic mystery — and clothes In director Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical collage of a movie, Honor Swinton Byrne (daughter of Tilda Swinton, who plays her mother) is Julie, an ambitious film student. She’s navigating the tumult of a new relationship while working on her firs...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Theresa May's toxic Brexit legacy Don't be fooled by the tears she shed. Prime Minister Theresa May stumbled her way through a disjointed and dysfunctional Brexit process and has left the UK in a shocking state of paralysis, writes Rob Mudge....
18:16, 06/06/2019

Pesticides explained: the toxic chemicals in up to 70% of produce Studies have linked long-term health issues, while regulators insist breaches of safe limits are rare The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines pesticides as any chemical substance used to regulate, prevent or destroy plants or pests – usuall...
18:48, 05/29/2019

The new Candyman movie will apparently be about "toxic fandom" Horror fans have been questioning what the new Candyman movie—produced by Jordan Peele through his MonkeyPaw studio and directed by Nia DaCosta—could be about now that Chicago’s infamous Cabrini-Green housing projects (the setting for the original 19...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Toxic seaweed a menace to Caribbean tourists Tourists to the Caribbean may not realize that a brown drifting seaweed that's been piling up on beaches in recent years is dangerous, researchers say....
10:32, 07/26/2019

Toxic caterpillar infestation plagues Germany Armed with flame torches and special vacuum cleaners, towns across Germany are trying to fight back against a plague of oak processionary caterpillars. Their hair can cause painful rashes and even trigger asthma attacks....
08:00, 07/04/2019

‘YouTube recommendations are toxic,’ says dev who worked on the algorithm Where else could you go for you daily dose of how-tos, like this oneabout draining washing machines, or 15-minute compilations of cats vomiting? This is what YouTube was made for, and it’s beautiful. At the same time, as YouTube has become the place ...
04:16, 06/14/2019

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it could be in danger, warns the company whose coal plant uses it to dump ash....
10:32, 07/10/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
08:32, 06/13/2019

The Most Toxic Place You Could Go This Weekend Might Be a Nail Salon I’m somewhat obsessed with painting my nails. About every two weeks or so, I choose a new color from an assortment of reds and golds and whip out my nail clipper, nail file, polish remover, and trusted cotton balls. The chemical fumes that accompany ...
13:32, 05/11/2019

Instagrammers flock to toxic lake for selfies An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers.        ...
15:00, 07/17/2019

People Fall Ill After Swimming In Lake That's Actually Toxic Dump Several people in Spain have reportedly fallen ill after bathing in Monte Neme - an Instagram-famous tourist spot that appears to be an idyllic turquoise lake but is actually a toxic dump....
22:00, 07/21/2019

EA meets with gamers to help curb toxic behavior online EA knows online harassment is a problem with its games like anyone else's, and it's taking some (small) steps toward creating a less toxic space. The publisher used the recent Gamescom expo to hold the first meeting of the Healthy Communit...
21:32, 09/10/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Report: Oh God Yes, The Toxic Rockets Are Pursuing Jimmy Butler If there’s one thing a top-heavy Western Conference contender built on the ball-dominant shot-creation of two ornery superstars locked in an “unsalvageable” personality conflict needs, it is an infusion of noted mature adult in the room and agreeable...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Think Boris Johnson is toxic to voters? Don’t be so sure | Gaby Hinsliff We can’t be certain that a tide of progressive votes will wash away the prime minister’s chances of winning an electionBoris Johnson has blown it, surely. Even the man who invariably gets away with murder – rising above things that would sink any mor...
20:16, 09/07/2019

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour towards staff....
12:16, 07/10/2019

Toxic caterpillars spark health scare across Germany People suffer rashes and breathing difficulties as warm weather brings infestationMarauding caterpillars with toxic hairs have brought parts of Germany to a standstill, leading to closures of swimming pools, restaurants, public parks and sections of ...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Here's probably the most entertaining video about toxic fandoms you'll watch today If you’re a fan of chaotic videos with extremely enthusiastic guys in it, you probably like internet videos. Nobody, though, does loud and enthusiastic better than @KirkDeveyck and @JulienKbg. Together, they make up Marvel Fans United, an effort that...
14:32, 07/10/2019

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might se...
09:32, 07/11/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY’-rih-fohs) after sc...
15:32, 05/08/2019

America’s ‘toxic’ societal problems are crippling millennials Millennials are a mirror that reflect many of society’s problems — or so claims a new report from researchers at Stanford University and other institutions. The report, published Thursday, examines everything from suicide rates to health to hom...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Dolphins in Channel carry 'toxic cocktail' of chemicals High levels of mercury and banned industrial fluids, found in blubber and skin, can impact reproductionBottlenose dolphins in the Channel have been found to carry a “toxic cocktail” of chemicals in their bodies, some of which have been banned for dec...
11:33, 09/12/2019

‘Siberian Maldives’ is actually a toxic dump, Instagrammers warned Russian lake that has sparked social media frenzy is full of metal oxides from coal ashA Russian energy company has warned Instagram users not to swim in a mesmerising turquoise lake nicknamed the “Siberian Maldives” because it is actually an ash dum...
05:16, 07/10/2019

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputational issue can cost billions if it makes the difference between a deal taking place or being scuppere...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Suitcase containing woman's body pulled from toxic lake A suitcase containing the body of a woman has been removed from a highly toxic lake by police searching for victims of a suspected serial killer in Cyprus....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Seth Green’s alternative to toxic masculinity: ‘Changeland’ When Seth Green visited Thailand a decade ago with his friend Dan, the besties were mistaken for honeymooners. This didn’t faze either of them. “We’re both self-assured with our own sexuality, and with the depth of our relationship,” Green says. “Nei...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Fly men to the moon: Ad Astra and the toxic masculinity of space films Brad Pitt’s saga is the latest sci-fi film to fall back on stereotypes of heroic men and emotional womenBrad Pitt has not minced his words while talking about his new space epic Ad Astra, in which he plays a stoic, closed-off astronaut with daddy iss...
17:00, 09/16/2019

No swimming: Toxic bacteria afflicts Mississippi coast MANDEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — An outbreak of toxic bacteria is ruining some beach plans in Mississippi, where authorities are warning people not to swim or eat seafood from polluted coastal waters. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality relea...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Amazon promises to crack down on toxic school supplies Amazon has agreed to enforce more stringent rules nationwide when it comes to selling children's school supplies and jewelry after an investigation by the Washington Attorney General's Office. The probe has discovered dozens of children...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Pollutionwatch: how skilful driving can reduce toxic fumes Gentler acceleration and electric vehicles can reduce air pollution but walking or cycling are bestLocal authorities are encouraging people not to leave their cars idling as tests show we can reduce air pollution by changing the way we drive.Scientis...
04:01, 09/13/2019

Sacramento man gets 3 years for selling toxic fertilizer as diet pill A Sacramento made more than $700,000 selling toxic fertilizer as a diet pill was sentenced Tuesday to three years in federal prison, according to the Department of Justice.   ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Russia: Militants in Syria launch attack, have toxic agents MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says that militants in northwestern Syria have launched an attack on Syrian government forces. Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin, the head of the Russian military’s Reconciliation Center in Syria, said the al-Qaida-...
14:00, 05/21/2019

Chinese Cash That Powered Silicon Valley Is Suddenly Toxic As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
14:16, 06/11/2019

LGBTQ acceptance in ‘toxic’ decline among young Americans: study It’s disappointing news for the LGBTQ community as Pride month is celebrated across the US. An alarming new statistic from the annual Accelerating Acceptance report finds that young Americans — generally regarded as the most socially tolerant ...
13:00, 06/25/2019

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible plastic from our clothes? More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the worldIt was probably the only time a 93-year-old has stolen the show at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage. Sir David Att...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Man claims he was served ‘toxic’ alcohol instead of water at Bronx eatery Murray Bauer sat down to dinner with his wife at The Pine Restaurant when he took a swig of the restaurant’s “exclusive flat water,” served in a clear glass bottle with the red-sauce joint’s name on it....
19:32, 06/29/2019

Essar To Blame For Madhya Pradesh Toxic Ash Leak, Says Report A three-member committee investigating the leak of toxic material from a coal-fired power plant in Singrauli distict in Madhya Pradesh, which contaminated farmland in a four-kilometre radius, has......
06:00, 08/18/2019

Extraterrestrials may spout out toxic gas as a sign of life, researchers suggest As the search for intelligent extraterrestrial life marches on, researchers have suggested no shortage of possible signs to look for, including carbon monoxide, dust storms and methane, which is commonly emitted from organic means, including humans. ...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Trump's EPA is 'dangerously off the rails' on toxic chemical regulation, say senators Five Democrats say Trump officials have failed to ensure chemicals used in everyday products and materials are safe for humansSenate Democrats are charging that the Trump administration has gone “dangerously off the rails”, in failing to implement la...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Workers return to Notre Dame after toxic lead scare Officials had closed the site after finding high levels of lead in the church. Environmental, health and labor groups have accused the government of downplaying the risk of lead contamination for locals and tourists....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abuse. He wrote in a blog post that "gaming is for everyone" and people everywhere, from all background...
13:16, 05/20/2019

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan tha...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Three dogs killed after exposed to toxic algae in North Carolina WILMINGTON N.C. (CNN) – Two dog owners in North Carolina are devastated — after their three dogs died within hours of exposure to blue-green algae. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took the dogs to a pond in Wilmington to play and swim Thu...
16:00, 08/12/2019

A couple took their 3 dogs to a pond. Then toxic algae killed the pets A day at the pond turned tragic for pet owners in North Carolina when their dogs died after coming in contact with toxic blue-green algae.        ...
11:33, 08/13/2019

Meryl Streep: 'We hurt our boys by calling something "toxic masculinity"' The actor has taken issue with the phrase, saying that such labels block communication, and that women can also be toxicMeryl Streep has criticised the phrase “toxic masculinity”, saying it is offensive to men. “We hurt our boys by calling something ...
14:32, 05/31/2019

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the US • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume....
02:16, 05/22/2019

The latest hazard for Instagram influencers is a toxic ‘lake’ in Spain Mount Neme in Galicia draws droves of tourists each year because of its sparkling blue water reservoirs. But it is a actually an abandoned quarry connected to a Tungsten mine, used during World War II....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Companies deny responsibility for toxic ‘forever chemicals’ contamination The 3M Company, the Chemours Company and DuPont appeared before lawmakers over PFASWhy you need to know about PFASChemical company executives have denied responsibility for a category of toxic fluorinated chemicals that have contaminated water suppli...
06:48, 09/11/2019

3 ways to select smart investors and avoid toxic partnerships I recently came to the rescue of a startup in crisis. The idea was solid: The company wanted to develop heavy-duty drones that could assist firefighters in battling wildfires. What its founders lacked, as many first-time entrepreneurs do, was real-wo...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain U.S. government going too far....
08:32, 06/11/2019

Australian power stations among world's worst for toxic air pollution Coal-fired stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and NSW’s Lake Macquarie region among biggest hotspots for deadly sulphur dioxide, report findsPower stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and New South Wales’s Lake Macquarie region have been named on...
19:16, 08/19/2019

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s environmental department shut down all mainland beaches. NBC’s Morgan Chesky reports for TODAY. Mississipp...
10:00, 07/10/2019

As Trump likens Biden to 'Crooked Hillary,' Biden says Trump era 'has got to end' In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both Joe Biden and Donald Trump took repeated, personal swipes at each other during dueling political events in different cities in Iowa on Tuesday afternoon....
19:16, 06/11/2019

ABFF 2019: Shaft Highlights Toxic Masculinity, Wet Glitter, and Grits They say no one understands Shaft but his woman. But, does Shaft even like women? Yes, he likes pussy, but I mean, as people? Well, the 2019 addition to the franchise challenges that notion a bit with a family member from the new generation—none othe...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Indonesians Choked By Toxic Haze Due To Forest Fire Pray For Rain Hundreds of people held a mass prayer for rain in a smoke-filled Indonesian city on Friday, desperately hoping that downpours will extinguish forest fires and wash away the toxic haze covering wide......
11:32, 09/13/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientist...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Notre Dame fire: activists launch lawsuit over 'toxic fallout' Authorities accused of failing to act swiftly to contain potential lead poisoningFrench authorities are under growing pressure over possible health risks from the Notre Dame cathedral fire after an environmental group filed a lawsuit saying swift act...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Border Patrol agents sickened by toxic raw sewage flowing in from Mexico IMPERIAL BEACH, California — Raw sewage teeming with toxic chemicals dumped in Mexico's northern border city of Tijuana has been flowing for decades into the United States while local, state, and federal authorities in both countries have failed to p...
05:48, 07/28/2019

UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert An independent rights expert appointed by the Human Rights Council has called on the United Nations to “provide justice and remedies” to displaced people who suffered lead poisoning after being housed in UN camps on toxic wasteland in Kosovo....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Amazon removes hundreds of toxic and unsafe products after news report Wall Street Journal found that more than 4,000 items for sale on Amazon have been declared unsafe by federal agenciesAmazon has removed hundreds of toxic and unsafe products from its site after a Wall Street Journal report found thousands of listings...
15:32, 08/23/2019

Metallic Hydrogen, Toxic Fandom, and the Fifth Dimension: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Lying, tech tricks, and snares, oh my: This week at Gizmodo, our team of reporters and editors hit three different ways consumers are being ripped off, manipulated, or tracked in secret in their everyday doings on the web. Those include “surveillance...
20:16, 06/30/2019

Is your takeout lunch bowl covered in toxic 'forever chemicals'? | Joe Fassler Compostable bowls are considered eco-friendly, but they are covered in chemicals that persist indefinitely and are linked to troubling health effectsFor years, disposable bowls have been a stalwart ally of the fast-casual restaurant. Beige, earthy-lo...
04:32, 08/16/2019

Essar Power MP To Blame For Madhya Pradesh Toxic Ash Leak, Says Report A three-member committee investigating the leak of toxic material from a coal-fired power plant in Singrauli distict in Madhya Pradesh, which contaminated farmland in a four-kilometre radius, has......
04:32, 08/18/2019

Toxic coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
13:32, 06/30/2019

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
14:48, 06/21/2019

California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children LOS ANGELES (AP) — California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children ....
11:16, 05/08/2019

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....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Modern life is toxic. Here are four tips for how to stay healthy | Katie Wells We are surrounded by harmful chemicals but a few small practical steps can pay dividends for our wellbeingI remember when I first realized how widespread harmful chemicals were in everyday products. I had just given birth to my first baby and was sit...
13:48, 05/24/2019

She took her dogs to a pond to play. Within hours, her pups had died from toxic algae A doggy play date in a North Carolina pond turned tragic after three pups died from toxic algae. Now, their owners say they hope their loss will educate fellow dog lovers about the dangerous blooms....
05:32, 08/13/2019

Following 19 deaths since June, Costa Rica has confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol that could be toxic Several brands of alcohol tested positive for the presence of methanol, a toxic form of alcohol not intended for drinking.       ...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
12:48, 06/02/2019

Kevin Durant rips Oklahoma City, vows he'll never be 'attached' again after 'toxic' welcome Kevin Durant was lambasted for leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors after the 2015-16 season and after losing to the Warriors in the playoffs....
15:48, 09/11/2019

Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo get very real about the pay gap and toxic work environments Recently veteran actresses Taraji P. Henson and Ellen Pompeo had a conversation for Variety’s Actors On Actors series, and neither woman pulled any punches when it came to the subject of negotiating fair pay. Henson opened up about her struggle to se...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Macy’s pulls plates with ‘toxic message’ after after customers call them out for fat shaming Alie Ward/Twitter via TODAY By Julie Pennell, TODAY A collection of plates intended as a humorous way to help people dining at home with portion control has caused a major backlash online. On Sunday, podcast host Alie Ward tweeted out a picture of th...
08:32, 07/23/2019

The EPA Is Pausing Operations at Toxic Sites as Hurricane Dorian Lashes the Southeast In response to Hurricane Dorian arriving in the South, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun to temporarily shutdown operations at some of the region’s most toxic facilities.Read more......
03:16, 09/06/2019

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight th...
12:16, 07/03/2019

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....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
10:00, 07/08/2019

Shut Philadelphia refinery begins risky job of removing toxic chemical Workers at the fire-damaged Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery took the first steps this week toward ridding the plant of roughly 30,000 barrels of modified hydrofluoric acid, a dangerous undertaking that has rarely, if ever, been performed under...
12:48, 08/02/2019

Guys, You're Making the Dude in Charge of Facebook's Toxic Content Problem Cry Soon after Mike Schroepfer was promoted to Facebook CTO, he began recruiting top neural network researchers to build up the company’s AI capabilities. At the time, he and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wanted to use machine learning to focus on areas like facia...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Warning all dog owners: Toxic toads that come out during monsoon pose danger to dogs PHOENIX (KPNX) – Now that the monsoon is here, you’ll need to protect your pets from a toxic toad found throughout Arizona. The Sonoran Desert toad, also known as the Colorado River toad, spends most of the year burrowed in the ground, but it c...
18:16, 07/26/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
09:32, 04/28/2019

German President Steinmeier calls out 'toxic' social media debates At the re:publica digital conference in Berlin, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier called out social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for political debates that "so often tend to be toxic."...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats Florida's fish and wildlife agency has confirmed that one panther and one bobcat have shown positive results for neurological damage.        ...
14:00, 08/23/2019

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resources Inc, as they could be "the next group to feel......
10:16, 05/21/2019

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for HollywoodSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
05:16, 05/22/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said...
10:00, 04/28/2019

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant disregard for Indigenous rights”, a UN human rights...
03:32, 06/07/2019

Exclusive: PES may report toxic chemical release in June refinery blast -sources Philadelphia Energy Solutions was expected to report to government officials on Friday that the toxic chemical hydrofluoric acid may have been released from its refinery in June, when a series of blasts and fire damaged the plant, two sources familia...
15:16, 08/02/2019

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
14:00, 07/01/2019

Grand jury indicts GE's Baker Hughes for exposing workers to toxic chemicals A grand jury in Alaska this week indicted General Electric's Baker Hughes , two of its subsidiaries and an employee, for 25 felony charges of assault relating to toxic chemical releases at a construction site, according to authorities....
14:01, 09/12/2019

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
08:32, 06/05/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now they're sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Dog in Texas dies from toxic algae found in river, owner claims: 'I blame myself' A Texas woman is using the unexpected passing of her beloved dog as a warning for other pet owners to be wary of water that may contain toxic algae. ...
18:32, 08/14/2019

Instagrammers warned not to swim in toxic Siberian lake dubbed ‘Novosibirsk Maldives’ A turquoise-colored Siberian lake may be Insta-perfect — but it’s actually an artificial, toxic waste dump, and the company operating the plant is urging visitors not to go into the water. The lake, dubbed the Novosibirsk Maldives, is used to dump as...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Seriously, Meryl Streep? 'Toxic masculinity' doesn't hurt men – it kills them | Arwa Mahdawi In America, men are 3.5 times more likely to die from suicide than women, and many experts say it’s because they’re told not to express emotionsSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue rea...
06:00, 06/01/2019

New medical code will help track illnesses from toxic red tide and blue-green algae Health issues from toxic algae are under-reported, the Calusa Waterkeeper says. Uncovering the extent of the problem may increase government funding.        ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have also warned people to avoid eating seafood from affected areas....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Toxic Employers Face Jail As South Korea Tackles Workplace Bullying After enduring months of constant harassment at work, South Korean office worker Christine Jung finally confronted her aggressor -- only to be fired and sued for defamation by her employer....
23:48, 07/14/2019

Notre-Dame toxic fallout lawsuit turns heat on Paris authorities An environmental protection group has filed a suit alleging lives were deliberately endangered after the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, saying authorities failed to protect people from lead that spewed into the area....
12:48, 07/30/2019

NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has made whiteness ‘toxic’, DOE insiders claim At least four top Department of Education executives who have been demoted or stripped of duties under Carranza’s sweeping reorganization claim he has created “an environment which is hostile toward whites."...
16:48, 05/18/2019

Three French soldiers killed by toxic fumes in Guyana illegal mine operation Three French soldiers died from toxic fumes during an operation targeting illegal gold miners in French Guyana, the defense ministry said on Thursday....
01:32, 07/18/2019

Siberian lake frequented for Instagram photo shoots is actually full of toxic waste Thousands of Siberian residents have been busy Instagramming near a bright blue lake that's full of allergy and burn-inducing chemicals.       ...
08:16, 07/14/2019

Has Joe Biden Ever Listened to Joe Biden After an incredibly cursed back-and forth about healthcare and Joe Biden getting owned into oblivion by Julián Castro, the conversation in tonight’s high-stakes Democratic debate turned to racism and criminal justice reform. Not particularly Biden’s ...
19:00, 09/12/2019

Notre Dame Cleanup to Resume with Protection Rules After Toxic Lead Pollution Concerns (PARIS) — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public concern about toxic pollution. Under pressure from labor inspectors concerned about lead risk...
11:16, 08/02/2019

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
09:32, 07/19/2019

A toxic rift opens between Democrats and Israel after the nation refuses entry to two members of Congress Support for the Middle Eastern democracy had ebbed as President Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became fast allies, fracturing what has been decades of bipartisan support for Israel....
18:32, 08/16/2019

The Pain That Plagued Avicii: Health Troubles, Wrestling With Fame and Retreating From a "Toxic" Culture Wherever the party is happening next, the lights will be flashing and the bass thumping in honor of Avicii. The EDM world lost one of its biggest stars last year when the Swedish-born DJ......
10:00, 09/08/2019

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the final two state beaches that were open for swimming.        ...
11:16, 07/07/2019

Amazon Agrees to Stop Selling Children's Products With Illegal Levels of Toxic Metals A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. This was among dozens of children’s school suppl...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
01:48, 06/14/2019

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.        ...
01:16, 06/16/2019

Bombshell suit claims Carranza’s ‘toxic’ whiteness purge cost DOE execs their jobs Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s crusade against “toxic” whiteness at the city Department of Education created an “Us vs. Them’’ culture that saw three longtime officials demoted in favor of less-qualified persons of color, a blockbuster $90 mil...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Nicki Minaj Feels ''Unconditionally Loved'' by Kenneth Petty After Opening Up About Past ''Toxic'' Relationships The Queen has spoken. Nicki Minaj is opening up about love and getting real about her past relationships, which she shares weren't always the healthiest. "When u see a......
14:32, 09/01/2019

Cyprus serial killer case focuses on search for suitcases in murky waters of toxic lake The probe into an unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus has focused on the toxic waters of a man-made lake on the small Mediterranean island nation, where authorities are scouring for suitcases that may contain the bo...
07:48, 04/30/2019

Police investigating Cyprus serial killer recover third suitcase containing human remains from toxic lake A third suitcase containing human remains has been recovered from a toxic lake in Cyprus this week as police continue their investigation into a Cypriot army captain who has confessed to killing at least seven women and girls....
16:48, 06/06/2019

America's agriculture is 48 times more toxic than 25 years ago. Blame neonics | Kendra Klein and Anna Lappe A new study shows that the class of insecticides called neonicotinoids poses significant threats to insects, soil and waterMore than 50 years ago, Rachel Carson warned of a “silent spring”, the songs of robins and wood thrush silenced by toxic pestic...
12:16, 08/07/2019

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade skirmishes....
07:48, 06/25/2019

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment minister said Tuesday....
14:00, 09/10/2019

Toxic algae found in 2 New York City parks, officials say; children and pets warned to avoid water Officials are warning that children and pets should stay away from bodies of water in two New York City parks, after they tested positive for the same type of toxic algae that killed several dogs across the country this summer....
23:32, 08/25/2019

Toxic algae bloom forces Gulf Coast beach closures ahead of 4th of July holiday weekend More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shore line....
12:48, 07/04/2019

How Many School Shootings Have There Been in 2019? Across the country this year, at least eight shootings have taken place on high school or college campuses, killing four people and wounding another 17....
13:32, 05/09/2019

Four indicted in drive-by shootings in Tucson TUCSON – Four suspects from Tucson accused of being involved in several gang-related, drive-by shootings were indicted, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Friday afternoon. According to officials, Marc Anthony Hatter, Erubiel Alexis Bojor...
06:00, 06/08/2019

8chan dropped by Cloudflare following US shootings Web services company Cloudflare has announced that it will no longer provide security protection to the imageboard site 8chan following last weekend's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.Without the company to protect it, the controversial site will...
15:16, 08/05/2019

2 men gunned down in separate shootings in Queens Two Queens men were gunned down in apparently unrelated shootings just minutes apart Friday night. Tyrell Rice, 29, was found lying on the ground near Rockaway Boulevard and 134 Street with a gunshot wound to the torso around 10:30 p.m., police said....
10:32, 08/31/2019

After shootings, Trump reins in his attacks - for now After back-to-back mass shootings in two states over the weekend spurred widespread condemnation of his rhetoric and style, President Donald Trump chose to suppress his instinct to attack his rivals - at least for now....
05:16, 08/06/2019

What Is 8chan, and How Is it Related to This Weekend’s Shootings? Here’s What to Know While speaking about this weekend’s pair of mass shootings, President Donald Trump on Monday referenced one of the shooter’s online activities, and called for better regulation of social media. “We must recognize that the internet h...
11:48, 08/05/2019

2 killed, 3 hospitalized following shootings, stabbing PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A domestic dispute in a Philadelphia neighborhood ended with a man stabbed and three people shot, one fatally. Authorities say the incident may have also spurred another shooting that killed a 24-year-old man. The domestic dispute...
04:48, 06/25/2019

The Aftermath of Shootings in Ohio and Texas President Trump spoke out against racism and white supremacy in the wake of two mass shootings, but he stopped short of embracing tighter restrictions on guns....
06:48, 08/06/2019

Shootings on the rise in NYC, up 5% in first 7 months of year Shootings in the Big Apple rose more than 5% during the first seven months of the year, the NYPD said Tuesday — hours before Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged $9 million to combat gun violence in ­Brooklyn. Official CompStat figures show there were 448 in...
05:16, 08/07/2019

CNN: Fifteen school shootings in US so far in 2019 (CNN) – Nineteen weeks into 2019, there have already been 15 school shootings in the US in which someone was hurt or killed. RETRANSMIT WITH ALTERNATE CROP Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Police look for connections in Florida hip-hop shootings FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police say it is too early to say whether three shootings tied to a Miami-area hip-hop festival are related. South Florida police agencies are comparing evidence Tuesday to determine whether the shootings have a link beyo...
00:32, 05/14/2019

In praise of short men: will the rise of 'short kings' spell the fall of toxic masculinity? Today is Short King appreciation day – a day to celebrate the short men in our lives. The main message? Having a low center of gravity needn’t correlate with having low self-esteemLast summer, 24-year-old comedian Jaboukie Young-White coined a new ni...
00:48, 06/21/2019

'The dead zone': Drinking water in these major cities may soon become toxic Cleveland and Toledo face an overwhelming issue of toxic water along their shores and very possibly in their water systems.        ...
11:16, 07/19/2019

Toxic algae that’s killed 9 dogs found in Central Park, Prospect Park The same toxic algae that’s killed at least nine dogs across the country this summer is in full bloom in the water at popular city parks — and parents and pet owners are being warned to stay away. Central Park’s Harlem Meer and Brooklyn’s Prospect Pa...
03:32, 08/25/2019

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
07:00, 07/09/2019

Meghan McCain, John McCain's daughter, is the very definition of toxic femininity Daughter of the late senator has made herself the authority on antisemitism. Did we mention she’s John McCain’s daughter?Meghan McCain seems to have appointed herself the leading authority on antisemitism in America. She may not be Jewish herself but...
08:32, 05/11/2019

Olivia Munn opens up about a toxic relationship that made her 'truly feel worthless' Munn, who did not say whether the boyfriend in question was famous, recalled feeling "like I was in the middle of the ocean with no life raft."        ...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Council rolls out £4.5m 'smart' cameras to monitor toxic air and trigger vehicle fines Scores of "smart" traffic cameras capable of monitoring air pollution and catching "banned" lorries are to be rolled out in Islington to fight toxic air....
06:00, 05/20/2019

Three gunned down in parked cars in two Queens shootings Three people were gunned down while they were sitting inside parked cars in two separate incidents in Queens Monday evening, police said. The bloodshed kicked off at about 3:45 p.m. when a gunman blasted a 21-year-old man while he was sitting in his ...
21:32, 08/26/2019

Google tweaked algorithm after rise in US shootings Mass murders present challenge for search engine to deliver accurate resultsMisinformation is so common after mass shootings that Google has had to tweak its algorithm to compensate, a senior search engineer at the company has revealed.Pandu Nayak, w...
00:32, 07/02/2019

1 dead, several injured in separate shootings over 5 hours A man was shot dead in the Bronx, and four people were injured in Brooklyn when a gunman opened fire early Friday — among six shootings in a bloody five-hour span in the Big Apple overnight, police said. The four were injured when someone opened fire...
11:32, 07/05/2019

Between gun massacres, a routine, deadly seven days of U.S. shootings A boy accidentally killed by his father during a fishing trip in Montana. A woman dead and her husband behind bars after a single gunshot in a Dallas hotel room. A teenager cut down on his porch on a warm day in Washington state....
08:51, 08/11/2019

New Zealand begins gun buyback after mosque shootings Hundreds of New Zealand gun owners have surrendered their weapons in exchange for cash — the first of many gun buybacks in the country after the deadly Christchurch mosque shootings. More than $669,000 worth of now-banned weapons were handed ov...
16:32, 07/14/2019

“Stop the bleed” – saving lives after shootings (NBC News) There’s a renewed push for first aid training following the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton…specifically training in techniques that slow or stop heavy bleeding. Studies show it has the potential to save lives. Emer...
19:32, 08/22/2019

'Our dad is dead': the families left behind after police shootings This week, a police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner was fired. For most families of African American men killed by police, even partial closure proves terribly elusiveIn America, there is a common conversation between black parents and t...
07:00, 08/24/2019

U.S. religious centers buy more insurance after raft of shootings U.S. religious centers are buying special insurance to protect them from the financial consequences of an armed intruder opening fire in their buildings....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Major shootings in the United States Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and heightened concerns about domestic terrorism....
12:48, 08/04/2019

Comey to Trump after shootings: 'You owe us more than condolences sent via Twitter' Former FBI Director James Comey, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, said in a blistering op-ed for The New York Times that Trump's efforts to "exploit the radioactive energy of racism" are "more dangerous" than he realizes....
05:16, 08/05/2019