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Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US?

Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US?

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The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
10:32, 04/28/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London....
03:16, 05/19/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in th...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there has been some improvement under Mr. Trump....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
07:48, 05/06/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it will stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackle...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countless are suffering with destructive addiction today. During the 15-county listening tour I took in my fi...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid crisis, saying that they marketed drugs illegally....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 2017 data presented last year by the Canadian Institute for Health Information....
18:32, 05/13/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in Kentucky and across America. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 1,400 Kent...
10:16, 05/05/2019

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are working to address the opioid crisis. The Republican congressman points to the comprehensive addiction reco...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado received his first sales visit from a Purdue Pharma representative in September 2005. In the next five yea...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller...
14:32, 05/02/2019

As opioid crisis rages on, Justin Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to pursue decriminalization, even though he's faced pressure from grassroots Liberal party members and his own caucus....
15:00, 05/04/2019

Elizabeth Warren to Unveil $100 Billion Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis Sen. Elizabeth Warren will unveil a ten-year, $100 billion plan aimed at curbing the abuse of extremely addictive opioid drugs such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and fentanyl. The Massachusetts Democrat, who is seeking the party’s presidential nomi...
05:48, 05/08/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
10:32, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 6-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
09:48, 05/17/2019

N4T Investigators: Lethal Loophole? TUCSON – Tucson police tried to take the concealed weapons permit from the man accused of killing a US marshal. Ryan Schlesinger has been charged with the murder of Deputy US Marshal Chase White. Schlesinger had a valid Arizona concealed weapons perm...
00:00, 05/15/2019

John Oliver on lethal injections: 'horrifying' and 'unpredictable' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the myth that lethal injections are a more humane way to kill someoneJohn Oliver has taken on the “horrifying” topic of lethal injection in the latest episode of Last Week Tonight.Just a few nights before the HBO ...
13:16, 05/06/2019

Warriors’ small ball ‘lineup of death’ is no longer lethal Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala and Draymond Green have shared 145 minutes of court time during the playoffs and are barely breaking even....
16:32, 05/08/2019

‘There’s No Way to Do This and Make It Okay.’ John Oliver Talks Lethal Injection on Last Week Tonight John Oliver is making the most of having Game of Thrones as the opening act for Last Week Tonight and dedicated his main story to the desert rain frog. If you don’t care about desert rain frogs, it’s only because you haven’t seen th...
03:32, 05/06/2019

Fox is finally—finally!—too old for the Lethal Weapon TV show's shit Never let it be said that Fox won’t move heaven and earth in order to support projects it truly believes in—or, at least, believes in the syndication potential of a police procedural series with a world-famous Shane Black IP attached. The network has...
18:48, 05/10/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark opioid crisis case, according to NPR....
01:16, 05/03/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Hard-hit Pennsylvania to sue drugmaker over opioid epidemic PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The attorney general of Pennsylvania says he’s filing a lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical giant of fueling the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office said it would announce details of the lawsuit Tuesd...
07:32, 05/14/2019

How to Avoid Getting Bumped From a Flight What’s worse than winding security lines, congested airports, and three-hour delays? Finding out—after all of this—that you still can’t board your flight because you’ve been bumped....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Reds avoid sweep with 3-0 win against A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Dietrich continued his power surge with another home run, his fifth in six games, and the Cincinnati Reds blanked the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Thursday to snap a 10-game interleague losing streak. Tanner Roark and three r...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Following opioid suits, family behind deadly OxyContin squabbles A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears responsibility for the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
09:00, 05/10/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Read More...
12:32, 05/14/2019

More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medications. Cibola, Valencia, Catron, Sierra, Curry, Lincoln and Socorro counties filed near-identical compl...
16:32, 05/06/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from Gov. Jim Justice and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says it’s thought to be the country̵...
10:00, 05/02/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions....
06:16, 05/01/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed. They urged a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thur...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Opioid Makers Draw Scrutiny From Hedge Funds Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down shares....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Prescriptions for opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
05:16, 04/30/2019

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
05:32, 04/30/2019

NBA playoffs: Sharps avoid this trap when looking for value Thursday night’s NBA doubleheader on ESPN (Toronto at Philadelphia at 7 p.m. ET followed by Denver at Portland at 9:30) features three key players whom sharps pay a lot of attention to when looking for value on the betting board. Professional NBA bet...
14:32, 05/09/2019

How to avoid a hotel cancellation penalty Hotels are collecting more cancellation penalties than ever. Here are some insider strategies for canceling your reservation without getting dinged.        ...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Avoid getting buried in technical debt Ward Cunningham wrote in 1992 that shipping first-time code is like going into technical debt. Chip Camden explains that the usefulness of the technical debt metaphor is awareness....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Red Sox avoid ugly loss thanks to this non-superhero BOSTON — Michael Chavis had a simple thought as he walked to the plate. “A single scores him. Don’t try to be a superhero and hit a home run or anything like that. Just need one,” Chavis said Wednesday night after his walk-off singl...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Reds avoid sweep with 3-0 win against A's Derek Dietrich continued his power surge with another home run, his fifth in six games, and the Cincinnati Reds blanked the Oakland Athletics 3-0 to snap a 10-game interleague losing streak.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

5 Foods High In Sugar That You Must Avoid Weight Loss: Having too much sugar in your food - be it in natural form or additives - can make you addicted to it. And, when you are stressed or feeling emotional or bored, you will crave for it even......
19:32, 04/28/2019

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for the drug....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails that have been made public in a lawsuit brought by Connecticut’s attorney general. The lawsuit says ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Few at risk for opioid overdose get potentially life-saving naloxone (Reuters Health) - A tiny percentage of people at high risk for opioid overdose are getting prescriptions for naloxone, a medication that could potentially save their lives, a new study finds....
21:32, 05/03/2019

Warren releases $100 billion plan to combat opioid epidemic WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America’s opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over 10 years on battling the public health consequences of addicti...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
20:48, 05/09/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
10:32, 05/16/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for contributing to the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Thursday....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer people died from opioid overdoses, a new U.S. study finds....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Disgraced Dr. Joseph Olivieri was busted in April 2018. He was one of the top 15 prescribers of opioid...
12:48, 05/03/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around the country....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Jurors to resume lengthy deliberations in opioid bribes case Jurors will head back to court to continue deliberating in the case against a wealthy drug company founder accused of directing a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid....
12:48, 04/28/2019

This is how much of a discount it takes to avoid shopping guilt Ever feel guilty pulling out your credit card to make a purchase? You’re not alone — over half of Americans (51 percent) say they feel guilty about spending money, according to new research....
07:32, 05/02/2019

Anglo digs deep to avoid £15m pay revolt Anglo American, the FTSE-100 miner, is braced for a modest revolt next week over its chief executive's £14.6m pay package, despite him forfeiting more than £6m in share awards....
11:16, 04/28/2019

EU wants to avoid escalation of Iran dispute - Merkel The European Union wants to avoid an escalation in the dispute about Iran's nuclear program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, adding that Tehran must recognize that it is in its own interests to remain committed to the nuclear deal....
10:16, 05/09/2019

You should update WhatsApp to avoid a surveillance vulnerability WhatsApp has rushed to roll out a security fix for a surveillance vulnerability. The firm says people should upgrade to the latest version of the app...
03:16, 05/14/2019

5 Stupid Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Old Tech In these gadget-filled times, it’s likely that you’re going to have to shift some of your used tech every now and again, either to make room for an upgrade or to fund a different purchase. There’s a range of options on how to do this, but whether you...
09:48, 05/02/2019

How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25 When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees....
16:32, 05/14/2019

Two down and one to go in La Liga as five battle to avoid the drop | Sid Lowe Rayo Vallecano and Huesca have been relegated leaving Girona, Valladolid, Levante, Villarreal and Celta Vigo fighting to stay upIn the sunshine in the far corner, Rayo Vallecano’s supporters put their arms around each others’ shoulders and sang. At w...
08:32, 05/06/2019

Teams could ask FIA F3 to use qualifying groups to avoid congestion FIA Formula 3 Championship teams could try to persuade the series to use qualifying groups to avoid congested qualifying sessions, Autosport has learned...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Court rules in favor of woman seeking opioid meds in jail PORTLAND, Maine — A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s order requiring a jail to provide medication to a woman to keep her opioid addiction in remission. The Aroostook County Jail in northern Maine appealed to the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to a Department of Justice investigation into the company's sales practices of one of its popular ...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients who did not need it....
03:32, 05/03/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks to boost sales of the highly addictive opioid spray Subsys....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Siemens, Moving to Avoid GE's Fate, Sheds More Businesses Siemens shares rose sharply, a day after it disclosed plans to spin off its struggling gas and power business—part of a broader shake-up said to have been triggered in part by worry over activist investors....
11:16, 05/08/2019

More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey shows that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Rockets, Bucks seek to avoid falling into 2-0 holes For MVP hopefuls Antetokounmpo and Harden, it's time to regroup after Game 1 losses in second-round series        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

Gorillas hilariously try to avoid rain at South Carolina zoo A viral video from a South Carolina zoo showed a group of gorillas behaving just like humans as they tried to take shelter from the rain. The primates at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia were seen huddling beneath an overhang. Each of two fe...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Dow jitters? How to avoid investment blunders as the market skids How to avoid investment mistakes amid Dow's sell-off this week. Hint: Don't peek at your investment balance too often and don't think short-term.        ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

You Need This Much Balance In Savings Account To Avoid Penalty Charges From public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) to its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, the top banks have laid out their own rules to determine the required average monthly balance ......
03:48, 05/02/2019

Police: Man Arrested After Using Brother’s Identity To Avoid Arrest MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A man was arrested Sunday in an odd turn of events. According to the Berea Police Department, officers came into contact with 40-year-old Dana Moore. Moore originally gave them his brother’s information and was pla...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Spain's government urges Venezuela to avoid bloodshed Spain called on Tuesday for peaceful elections and no bloodshed in Venezuela as opposition leader Juan Guaido said he had begun the "final phase" of his plan to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
05:16, 04/30/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with an opioid addiction since days after the mass shooting, which claimed the life of his best friend as...
04:32, 05/19/2019

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at multiple pharmacies, a practice known as doctor shopping....
14:00, 05/10/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of......
22:32, 05/02/2019

5 ways to avoid regret with Social Security, retirement planning Most of us have financial regrets, but there are ways to avoid them as you make decisions on Social Security benefits as retirement age approaches.        ...
12:16, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Trail Blazers need to get nasty vs. Warriors to avoid humiliation It's time for the Portland Trail Blazers to get nasty because, hey – if not in the Western Conference finals vs. the Golden State Warriors, when?        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control, avoid EU clash Swiss voters agreed by a nearly two-to-one margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Planned Siemens spin-off a well-timed move to avoid trouble German industrial conglomerate Siemens has confirmed it's on its way to spinning off its Gas & Power division by the fall of next year. Slimming down will help it concentrate on more future-oriented segments....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Trump tamps down war talk as he seeks to avoid hostilities with Iran HOPE NOT: “Mr. President, are we going to war with Iran?” a reporter shouted to President Trump as he stood at a White House entryway yesterday during a brief photo op....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Watch a Tesla Model 3 quickly swerve on its own to avoid an accident at the last second It’s a shame that much of the narrative surrounding Tesla these days centers on the company’s stock price, Elon Musk’s shenanigans on Twitter, or other trivial details that don’t truly capture some of the impressive automotive...
18:16, 05/06/2019

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

F1 Video: Can Mercedes avoid Hamilton/Rosberg repeat with Bottas? Valtteri Bottas's form at the start of the 2019 Formula 1 season has already prompted concerns at Mercedes about the emergence of another intra-team rivalry...
17:16, 05/02/2019

Uber set to debut on NYSE, under pressure to avoid Lyft debacle Ride services giant Uber Technologies Inc will begin life as a public company on Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservatively pricing its initial public offering....
04:16, 05/10/2019

Siemens takes radical step to avoid fate of US rival It is one of Europe's biggest and most important manufacturing companies – an €87bn giant that, in terms of stock market valuation, is dwarfed in its native Germany by only SAP, the software company and Allianz, the insurer....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Trump Offers Simple Way To Avoid Tariffs - "Make In Good Old USA" Amid rising fears over US-Chinese trade tensions and mounting tariffs, President Donald Trump said Saturday that firms could easily avoid additional costs by producing goods in the United States....
20:16, 05/11/2019

Unless you want your payment card data skimmed, avoid these commerce sites Enlarge (credit: Mighty Travels / Flickr) More than 100 e-commerce sites around the world are infected with malicious code designed to surreptitiously skim payment card data from visitors after they make purchases, researchers reported on Wednesday...
17:16, 05/08/2019

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday....
01:32, 05/07/2019

New Zealand media to avoid ideology at mosque shooting trial New Zealand’s major media organizations have pledged not to promote white supremacist ideology when covering the trial of the man charged with killing 50 people at two mosques in March...
23:00, 04/30/2019

U.N. chief urges 'maximum restraint' in Venezuela to avoid violence United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges maximum restraint in Venezuela to avoid violence, a U.N. spokesman said on Tuesday, after Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro...
10:16, 04/30/2019

Obama: Leaders who 'feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts' Former President Barack Obama appeared to take a tacit swipe at President Donald Trump on Saturday, saying leaders who "feed fear typically are also ones who avoid facts."...
05:48, 04/30/2019

We're 'probably' not headed for impeachment, but Trump makes it 'difficult' to avoid, Nadler says As Judiciary Committee chairman in the Democratic-controlled House, Jerry Nadler leads his party's efforts to exercise oversight of President Trump and his administration. If Democrats pursue impeachment, Nadler will wield the gavel when it star...
05:00, 05/15/2019

A group of gorillas tried to avoid getting caught in the rain at a zoo in South Carolina Brooke Hunsinger/Facebook A group of gorillas at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbus, South Carolina, appear to dislike getting caught in the rain just as much as humans do. A viral video shows the gorillas trying to avoid the rain as they ma...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opioid epidemic through deceptive promotion of the pre...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Lap dances, rap videos, deception: Pharma execs guilty of racketeering in first opioid epidemic conviction A billionaire pharmaceutical CEO faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of a bribery and kickback scheme to get doctors to prescribe addictive painkillers to people who didn't need them....
14:32, 05/03/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Unveiling Opioid Plan, Says She Will Give Sackler Family’s Donations to Charity Ms. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, also called on Harvard University to remove the pharmaceutical family’s name from its campus buildings....
14:48, 05/08/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
10:00, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and our democracySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker wit...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billion proposal to tackle the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States....
08:48, 05/08/2019

Danish PM suggests coalition with main opposition to avoid political chaos Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen voiced readiness on Thursday to form a governing coalition with the Social Democrats after the June 5 election to help curb the influence of smaller, more extreme parties....
06:16, 05/16/2019

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Govt loans British Steel £120m so it can avoid 'financial strain' Business secretary Greg Clark has confirmed a £120m government bridging loan to the UK's second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
08:00, 05/01/2019

Saudis may have more oil on hand to help avoid price spikes as Iran sanctions kick in Saudi Arabia's efforts to clean up its electric grid have released a good amount of spare oil for export, which would help the United States avoid price spikes as President Trump's oil sanctions on Iran go into effect at midnight....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool look well set to avoid the curse of the runner-up | Sachin Nakrani On four previous occasions the club have followed a tilt at the title with a season that has proved to be largely disappointingBefore Liverpool’s game against Wolves on Sunday, the eye was drawn to a new item of clothing being offered by the merchand...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Fliers Plan To Avoid Boeing 737 Max Jets For A Year Or More, Survey Shows In the weeks since Boeing 737 Max jets were grounded worldwide following a pair of catastrophic crashes that killed 346 people, the company has focused its energy on returning the embattled new jet to......
21:32, 05/07/2019

To avoid ugly Pixel phones, Google has three design teams: rumor The Google Pixel 3 XLThe Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL certainly aren’t for everyone. The former sports large bezels above and below the display which make it look slightly dated, while the latter switches the upper bezel for a meme-worthy notch that...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Alarmed states work to avoid vast undercount in 2020 census LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many states are spending millions to make sure their residents fill out next year’s census form. One main reason is that activists and others fear that a question about citizenship that the Trump administration wants to add t...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Robertson tells Liverpool to avoid Barça ‘hangover’ and focus on Newcastle • Defender urges team to regroup after ‘baffling’ 3-0 scoreline• Liverpool face crucial Premier League title game on SaturdayAndy Robertson has said Liverpool cannot afford a Lionel Messi-inflicted hangover if they want to preserve their Premier Leag...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Britax sent defective fix to customers in deal to avoid safety recall of its BOB strollers The defective bolts are the latest problem for the company since its settlement with federal regulators in November, which was the subject of a probe by The Post into how the consumer safety agency backed off its demand for a recall....
16:00, 05/03/2019

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Mark Steyn: Avenatti a 'flimflam' lawyer who will be lucky to avoid prison time Conservative commentator Mark Steyn joined “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday to talk about disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti, calling the for former presidential hopeful a “flimflam shyster.”...
06:32, 04/30/2019

State Senate looks to close loopholes that helped Eric Schneiderman avoid charges Legislators are proposing a law to close a loophole that prevented New York’s disgraced ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman from being prosecuted for allegedly harassing and physically abusing four women. “The recent investigation of abuse allegati...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Top Broncos rookies avoid injury in shuttle crash at Los Angeles International Airport Tight end Noah Fant, quarterback Drew Lock were aboard an airport shuttle that collided "pretty hard" with another vehicle on the tarmac.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Wealth Matters: How Loopholes Help Trump and Other Real Estate Moguls Avoid Taxes The ability to deduct business losses against income tax is common. But there are myriad other benefits, all legal, created specifically for commercial real estate....
06:32, 05/10/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to avoid historic climate change lawsuit Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joined a conservative-led group that demands fossil fuel companies be granted legal immunity from attemp...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Super Micro will move chip production out of China to avoid spying claims Server maker Super Micro is moving production out of China in a bid to allay US customer's concerns about spying, even though independent tests have shown no evidence of cyber espionage. The company has also announced its plans to expand its own...
08:32, 05/02/2019

Gorillas make hilarious attempts to avoid rainfall at South Carolina zoo in viral video Gorillas may share only 98 percent of their DNA with humans, but they didn’t let that stop them from behaving like their distant cousins when it comes to staying out of the rain....
07:00, 05/13/2019

'Shut up and drive'? Option for Uber riders to avoid small talk divides drivers Some decried the change as a violation of ‘free speech’, while others worried about how it would affect their ratingsLess than a week after a disappointing IPO, Uber is taking the guesswork out of whether to make friendly banter during your rides wit...
01:16, 05/18/2019

Opinion: Becky Hammon deserves NBA head coaching shot, but she should avoid dysfunctional Lakers It seems inevitable Becky Hammon will get an NBA head coaching shot, but dysfunctional Los Angeles Lakers would be a situation doomed from the start.        ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

California man who faked suicide to avoid child abuse charges found in Florida nearly 3 years later A California sex offender evading law enforcement for nearly three years by faking his own suicide was finally caught living in a storage container in Florida last week, authorities said....
18:16, 05/10/2019

Charles Barkley says Jared Kushner 'snuck' him into White House to avoid meeting Trump Former NBA great Charles Barkley said President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner snuck him into the White House to discuss vocational education policy because he didn’t want to meet with the president....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Detroit Tigers' Niko Goodrum, Minnesota Twins' Marwin Gonzalez collide on field, avoid serious injuries A rushed throw on a routine groundball back to the pitcher led to a pair of freak injuries for players from the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins on Friday — leading to both exiting the Twins' 6-0 win....
08:48, 05/13/2019

South Korea urges North Korea to avoid raising military tension South Korea on Saturday urged North Korea to "stop action that intensifies military tension on the Korean peninsula," saying it is "very concerned about" the North's firing of short-range projectiles....
02:00, 05/04/2019

Migrant caravan on the 'Beast' train to avoid Mexican police raids and make it to U.S. border A long freight train loaded with about 300 to 400 migrants pulled out of the southern city of Ixtepec on Tuesday.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

7 Healthy Vitamin D Foods You Must Eat To Avoid Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D Foods: We all know that sunlight is one of the best natural sources of vitamin D. However, most of us are bound to our indoor jobs and don't get much exposure to sunlight; therefore, daily......
01:00, 05/14/2019

Venezuela in crisis: What you need to know Venezuela is in crisis after an attempt overthrow corrupt dictator Nicolas Maduro. But is this just another proxy war between the U.S. and Russia?        ...
12:48, 05/09/2019

Crisis talk Part of the damage appears to be self-inflicted. Trying to save the ruling Cambiemos (Let’s Change) coalition before the election, Macri budged to his more “political” advisors....
10:48, 04/28/2019

NHL’s officiating crisis has only one fix — and it’s being ignored So you want every scoring play in the playoffs subject to video review, or is that only overtime scoring plays? But it can’t only be on overtime scoring plays, right, because what about a game-tying or game-winning scoring play in final minute of reg...
15:16, 05/18/2019

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
05:32, 05/01/2019

Is Argentina on the road to a governability crisis? The main poles of Argentina’s political establishment are oceans apart, incapable of reconciling or even compromising on the pettiest item on the agenda....
15:48, 05/04/2019

Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously was not – even a punctual trial could not end fast enough to prevent an elected president from potent...
09:16, 05/18/2019

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
07:16, 05/16/2019

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
05:32, 05/01/2019

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news division and prime time shows....
14:48, 05/15/2019

Iran nuclear-deal crisis: Is war with the US ahead? Iran has canceled parts of the nuclear deal and threatened to blockade access to oil in the Persian Gulf. The US has sent a fleet into the area. Is a third Gulf War in the making? Udo Bauer answers some big questions....
11:32, 05/08/2019

Ilhan Omar blames US for Venezuela crisis Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed the US for the political turmoil in Venezuela, saying we “helped lead the devastation” through the use of sanctions. “A lot of the policies that we have put in place has kind of helped lead the devastation in Venezuela an...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation...
16:16, 05/15/2019

'Where is our money?': Sudan's currency crisis deepens Banks dispense smaller amounts from ATMs as economic turmoil in the country growsMohammed Mahdi Ahmed, a pensioner, is sitting in the queue outside the Bank of Khartoum waiting to withdraw money from an ATM. It is a familiar sight across a city in th...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Workers 'scarred' by financial crisis a decade later Graduates who started work in the middle of the financial crisis face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects compared to others, a study has found....
04:16, 05/13/2019

Pelosi Declares Nation Is in a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the nation is in a constitutional crisis, with the executive branch of government broadly refusing to cooperate with the legislative branch....
10:48, 05/09/2019

| Coenie's exit sums up SA's S15 continuity crisis SA franchises are surrendering key players at too great a rate of knots these days to be able to build properly title-challenging teams, says Rob Houwing....
08:32, 05/13/2019

Alien abduction: an unlikely solution to the climate crisis An Oxford lecturer claims that a secret breeding programme to create alien-human hybrids will save humanity from environmental disasterName: Alien abductions.Appearance: Vague. Continue reading......
07:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Mexico has it’s own border crisis — guns coming from the US CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Jorge Nava Lopez’s personal border crisis has little to do with migrants or drug trafficking. For this crusading top cop, it has everything to do with the US-made guns that are killing his compatriots. Every day, dozens of sem...
20:00, 05/02/2019

The FTC is facing a crisis of legitimacy in policing Facebook A company whose motto has been ‘Move Fast and Break Things’ cannot be relied upon to admit wrongdoingIn 2011, the Federal Trade Commission settled charges with Facebook that the social networking giant “deceived consumers by telling them they could k...
03:32, 05/08/2019

How hedgehogs became the latest victim of the obesity crisis Keen to lure the endangered creatures into gardens, some people are overfeeding them with competitive menus – and doing more harm than goodName: The obesity crisis.Age: Very modern. Continue reading......
09:00, 05/08/2019

The Latest: EU-led group seeks to help end Venezuela crisis A mostly European group of nations is looking to send a high-level delegation to Caracas in the coming days to propose solutions to Venezuela’s protracted crisis...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Uber, Like Other 'Unicorns,' Began Its IPO Path After the Financial Crisis Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
12:16, 05/09/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo....
18:48, 05/10/2019

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
05:00, 05/15/2019

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
06:16, 04/30/2019

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
07:32, 05/09/2019

Venezuela’s political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries have urged restraint in Venezuela and called for new elections as a way to settle the crisis there, but there wasn’t a unified voice on whether to support or condemn the opposition’s move to oust President Nicolás Maduro...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Cuba launches rationing in face of economic crisis HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency Friday that ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

How the world's leading designers are thinking about the climate crisis Transgenic silk garments that emit a neon glow, sartorial burial suits embedded with flesh-eating microbes, and a bouquet of perfume notes derived from the DNA of extinct flora are just a few of the mind-bending works of design presented in "Nature,"...
14:16, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediately on whether to support or condemn the oppositio...
13:00, 04/30/2019

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retiremen...
11:48, 05/05/2019

The White House is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his report to t...
09:32, 05/07/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own party support them....
07:48, 05/11/2019

Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
10:32, 05/05/2019

Legal expert: subpoena battle could lead to crisis A legal scholar says that the the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller's report could lead to a constitutional crisis. (May 6)        ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

"Safety Was Just A Given": Inside Boeing's Boardroom Amid 737 Max Crisis Before approving plans for a new jetliner called the 737 Max, Boeing's board of directors discussed how quickly and cheaply it could be built to compete with a rival - but the members didn't ask......
20:32, 05/05/2019

The First Details on the CW's Epic Crisis on Infinite Earths Crossover The Goon movie lives. The Tick is searching for a new home. AMC is exploring a new sci-fi anthology series about true love. Akiva Goldsman sets his sights on another comic book universe. Plus, new details on Disenchantment’s return, a creepy new look...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club of wealthy nations said on Thursday....
13:16, 05/16/2019

RPT-Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
05:32, 05/06/2019

Biodiversity crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists to warn ‘We are in trouble if we don’t act,’ say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilationThe world’s leading scientists will warn the planet’s life-support systems are approaching a danger zone for humanity when they release the results of the ...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Guatemalan migrants have Mexico facing a border crisis of its own When the migrant caravans cross the Suchiate River and international bridge from Guatemala, Adan Lopez springs into action in this steamy tropical city: He shuts down his shop and takes cover....
19:00, 05/06/2019

'We're in constant crisis': cyclone-hit reservation forced to recover on its own Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are struggling after a winter hurricane, with no disaster relief from TrumpThe canyons and hills of South Dakota’s Badlands National Park fade south into the nearly 3,500-sq-mile Pine Rid...
03:00, 05/10/2019

‘Safety was just a given’: Inside Boeing’s boardroom amid the 737 Max crisis The decision-making of Boeing’s board — an elite club of corporate titans and government dignitaries — is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737 Max killed 346 people in the span of five months....
18:00, 05/05/2019

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
10:32, 04/28/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides’ mutual mistrust and differences on key is...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting. The aid groups said, in an appeal issued Friday, violence has dis...
04:16, 05/17/2019

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
07:32, 05/01/2019

Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move similar to other legislative bodies in at least 15 other states....
05:16, 05/12/2019

Maduro's foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens From the lush tropical garden of the Chilean ambassador's residence, Venezuelan opposition leader Freddy Guevara takes a much-anticipated call from a foreign diplomat and asks him to protect a fellow lawmaker fleeing President Nicolás Maduro's latest...
09:00, 05/12/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Argentina’s beloved book industry hopes to weather crisis As the hugely popular Buenos Aires Book Fair opens its doors to the public once again, the chills of the economic downturn are being felt across the publishing sector....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Maduro’s foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens Congressman Freddy Guevara is just one of several Venezuelan opposition leaders who have taken up residence at foreign diplomatic missions around Caracas to avoid arrest by forces loyal to President Nicolás Maduro while avoiding exile...
10:00, 05/12/2019

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
06:32, 05/13/2019

Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won't trigger economic crisis Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the Sino-U.S. trade war would not immediately trigger an economic shock on the scale of the "Lehman shock", though the friction between the world's two largest economies is unlikely to be resolved ea...
21:48, 05/13/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
13:32, 05/16/2019

The CW's Crisis On Infinite Earths will include every Arrowverse show and go for 5 hours Last year, just as Avengers: Infinity War fever was sweeping the nation, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow threw in a familiar plot about collecting a series of magical stones that each have a particular super power. Unlike Infinity War, that ended with the h...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
12:32, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 9:40 a.m. The Qatar-funded satellite news broadcaster Al-Jazee...
23:32, 05/15/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and maims thousands more....
21:48, 05/15/2019

Norway says talks to resolve Venezuela crisis in "exploratory phase" Talks taking place in Oslo with representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition to resolve the country's political crisis are in an "exploratory phase," Norway's foreign ministry said on Friday....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Naresh Goyal's First Public Appearance Since Jet Crisis, At A Poll Booth Naresh Goyal, founder of the recently grounded Jet Airways, came out to cast his vote in Mumbai on Monday in the fourth phase of the national election. This was Naresh Goyal's first public appearance......
04:48, 04/29/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis: report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis -report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
03:16, 05/01/2019

One Image of Japan’s Royals Tells a Story of Demographic Crisis Emperor Naruhito’s ascension ceremony offered striking visual evidence of the imperial family’s looming existential crisis: It has precious few heirs left....
04:48, 05/01/2019

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
04:16, 05/14/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training before the deadly arrest attempt....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
19:48, 05/17/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wants to deal with it....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to show loyalty from military during crisis Venezuela's leadership made a show of unity with top military chiefs on Thursday and a court issued an arrest warrant for an opposition figure as the ruling socialists pushed back against U.S.-backed attempts to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
12:48, 05/02/2019

Iran sent oil shipment to Syria, easing fuel crisis: source Syria received its first foreign oil supplies for six months last week, with the arrival of two shipments including one from Iran, a source familiar with Iranian oil shipments said, easing the war-torn country's fuel crisis....
07:16, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
12:16, 05/05/2019

Mexico Proposes Redirecting U.S. Security Aid to Address Migrant Crisis Mexico’s president wants to take the security aid his country receives from the U.S. and use the money instead for an ambitious development plan for Central America and southern Mexico to help stop migration....
10:48, 05/08/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average global temperature rise of 4C, th...
17:16, 05/08/2019

Trump bashes 'disgraceful' Venezuela crisis at Florida rally At a rally in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, President Trump addressed the political crisis in Venezuela calling the situation "disgraceful."...
19:16, 05/08/2019

Sudan faces fuel crisis and worsening cash crunch Sudan is facing a pre-Ramadan fuel crisis and a worsening cash crunch less than a month after president Omar al-Bashir was ousted following protests sparked by bread and fuel shortages....
10:00, 05/04/2019

Crisis point? High stakes in Trump’s showdown with Congress WASHINGTON (AP) — They call it a “constitutional crisis,” but is it? Stunned by the White House’s blanket refusal to comply with oversight by Congress, Democrats warn the Trump administration is shattering historic norms and testing...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Mortgage crisis ‘villain’ Angelo Mozilo: ‘I don’t care’ anymore Angelo Mozilo is done being the villain. Speaking at an exclusive hedge fund conference in Las Vegas this week, the disgraced former head of Countrywide Financial said he doesn’t understand — and doesn’t care to understand — why he is still being hel...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country's crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
08:32, 05/04/2019

EXPLAINER-Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist President Nicolas Maduro and mounts mass protests to force...
16:32, 05/01/2019

A Manager Who Saw India Credit Crisis Now Warns Of Realty Stress The country hardly needs more stresses now just as credit markets regain some normalcy after policy makers took steps to inject more liquidity into the financial system....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal – help with the humanitarian crisis in Tucson...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Cuba forced into rationing as US sanctions and Venezuela crisis bite Commerce minister announces limits on purchases of staples such as chicken, eggs, rice, beans and soapThe Cuban government has announced that it is launching widespread rationing of chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the fac...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Cuba to widen food rationing as supply crisis bites Havana says it will extend the rationing of food and other products in the face of hardened US sanctions. The political and economic crisis in Venezuela is also partially to blame....
05:16, 05/11/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its next move....
13:16, 05/03/2019

North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Venezuela’s opposition debates new tactics as diplomats race to defuse crisis The European Union called on the Vatican and the United Nations to join talks to defuse tensions. Canada and other nations were seeking to enlist Cuba — one of Maduro’s closest allies — in finding a peaceful solution....
22:16, 05/07/2019

Threat To Japanese Prince Underscores Royal Line's Succession Crisis Two kitchen knives have been found on the school desk of a young Japanese prince who one day stands to inherit the Chrysanthemum Throne, heightening security fears and underlining the vulnerability of......
23:32, 04/29/2019

A growing number of states call porn a public health crisis PHOENIX (AP) — More than a dozen states have moved to declare pornography a public health crisis, raising concerns among some experts who say the label goes too far and carries its own risks. The Arizona Senate approved a resolution this week calling...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Maduro seeks to display military loyalty in political crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and key military figures made a show of unity in a television broadcast on Thursday, seeking to reject claims by the United States and the opposition that the armed forces high command was prepared to turn on him....
09:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in p...
14:16, 05/16/2019

TSA deploying hundreds of officials to southern border to combat immigration crisis The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is planning to send hundreds of officials to the southern border to help the Department of Homeland Security with the escalating immigration crisis, Fox News confirmed Wednesday....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Cuba faults Trump’s trade policy for causing its economic crisis Cuba is blaming President Trump for its latest economic crisis, but experts say Venezuela is just as great a cause, if not more. The Communist government in Havana released a long list of products it is now rationing, blaming the tightening of the US...
05:32, 05/11/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Balkan Leader Warns of New Migration Crisis if Europe Shuts Region Out The European Union risks fresh migration and security headaches if it turns its back on Balkan countries that want to join the bloc, the newly elected president of North Macedonia warned....
08:01, 05/15/2019

These European regions haven't recovered from the crisis, and are now a populist breeding ground Certain regions of Europe have not recovered from the financial crisis and face prolonged economic stagnation, rendering them hunting grounds for populists....
01:16, 05/09/2019

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials sa...
12:00, 05/08/2019

Crisis Shadow On India's Economy, Predicts Member Of PM Modi's Think Tank The Indian economy is running the risk of a structural crisis, and could soon be ensnared in a "middle-income trap", eventually becoming like Brazil or South Africa, according to Rathin Roy, member of......
12:16, 05/08/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers meet in Havana on Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister met with her Cuban counterpart in Havana on Thursday to discuss the political crisis in Cuba's longtime ally Venezuela and other issues after the island's Communist government said it was willing to help mediate....
10:32, 05/16/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity declining at an unp...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Cuba, Canada foreign ministers discuss resolving Venezuela crisis Canada's foreign minister addressed Venezuela's crisis on Thursday with her Cuban counterpart during a half-day trip to Havana, according to the government, after the island recently said it was willing to help mediate....
16:32, 05/16/2019

A widow’s pathbreaking election bid highlights a deep crisis in rural India Farmers have struggled under Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, contributing to a grim suicide trend, but they could also hold the key to his political future....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Sheriff Mark Napier discusses humanitarian crisis and border safety TUCSON- Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is fresh off his trip from Washington D.C. after testifying before a congressional subcommittee about border security on Capitol Hill. “This is a very critical problem for our nation,” said Sheriff ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Let’s talk about Social Security’s $80 billion negative cash-flow crisis Solving Social Security problems in real ways rather than with fantasy finance fixes will matter even more in the future than it matters now — and it matters plenty now....
15:32, 05/03/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims have been pardoned and rele...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Suggests Mueller May Testify; Pelosi Declares ‘Constitutional Crisis’ The president also said he was “pretty surprised” his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was subpoenaed to testify before the Senate about contacts with Russians in the 2016 campaign....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Faced with economic and food shortage crisis, Cuba ramps up rationing In the midst of a growing economic and shortage crisis – in which Cubans are having to line up for hours to purchase basic food supplies in supermarkets – the Cuban government has introduced comprehensive rationing of staple products....
09:32, 05/13/2019

‘SOTC’: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Pits Teachers Versus Lawmakers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s politics and policy show, “State of the Commonwealth,” takes a deep dive this week into the commonwealth’s crushing pension crisis. Speaking at his inauguration in 2015, Gov. Matt Bevin...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Poland vows firm penalties for sex abuse amid church crisis WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister is vowing tougher punishments for those who sexually abuse minors after a new film spurred the country into grappling with the problem of abuse by priests. The documentary “Tell No One” ...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Trump blasts Dems' declaration of constitutional crisis as 'pathetically untrue' President Trump blasted the declaration from many Democrats that the United States has been facing a “constitutional crisis” in a series of tweets on Sunday, calling it “pathetically untrue.”...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Mets crisis meeting: Wilpon summons Callaway, Van Wagenen for powwow Jeff Wilpon, Brodie Van Wagenen and Mickey Callaway met for 90 minutes Friday, with the Mets’ COO imploring his manager to use anything learned from the free fall of last season to stem the Mets’ current slide, The Post has learned. There was no ulti...
15:32, 05/10/2019

The obesity crisis is growing faster in rural areas than in major cities You don’t need to look far to find some seriously troubling data regarding obesity in the United States and abroad. Waistlines are growing, and with them comes increased risks of a myriad of diseases. You could point fingers at a number of poss...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's political crisis....
14:00, 05/11/2019

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show....
14:00, 05/10/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Paths Forward Out Of Kentucky’s Pension Crisis (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the pension crisis that has been the focus of legislative efforts....
09:32, 05/12/2019

INSIGHT-Mexico's rising oil nationalism faces debt-rating crisis Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December vowing to revive state-owned energy company Pemex and put the brakes on foreign investment to give the public a bigger cut of the country's oil wealth....
08:16, 05/14/2019

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as California attorney general for homeowners hit hard by the foreclosure crisis....
12:48, 05/09/2019

Rahul Gandhi Moves To Italy During Crisis In India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday attacked Congress president Rahul Gandhi, alleging that whenever there is a crisis in the country he "moves to Italy"....
17:00, 05/14/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Native American women disappearing from US citiesFor generations, the deaths and disappearances of Nat...
08:32, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis -report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
03:16, 05/01/2019

Venezuela crisis: Maduro claims victory over 'deranged' coup attempt President blames Trump imperialists and ‘coup-mongering far right’ as rival Juan Guaidó calls for more protestsNicolás Maduro claimed his troops have thwarted a botched attempt to topple him masterminded by Venezuela’s “coup-mongering far right” and ...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro....
07:48, 04/30/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well as debt defaults by some other large entities....
05:00, 05/12/2019

Cuba Rations Staple Foods and Soap in Face of Economic Crisis The commerce minister blamed the Trump administration’s hardening trade embargo, but economists give equal or greater blame to a plunge in aid from Venezuela....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
18:48, 05/02/2019

'We haven't seen Russians in Western Hemisphere this strongly since Cuban missile crisis': Rep. McCaul The spiraling political crisis in Venezuela has drawn Russia into the Western Hemisphere on a scale not seen since the Cuban missile crisis, said Rep. Michael McCaul on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday....
17:00, 05/01/2019

As Trump team prepares Mideast plan, Palestinians face financial crisis Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority, where opposition to a long-awaited U.S. peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Cuba government announces food rations in response to dire economic crisis Commerce Minister Betsy Diaz Velazquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency that various forms of rationing would be employed in order to deal with shortages of staple foods. She blamed the hardening of the U.S. trade embargo by the Trump administrat...
20:16, 05/10/2019

Reuters journalists released from Myanmar jail after 511 days for reporting on Rohingya crisis Two journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for their reporting on the killing of ten Rohingya Muslim men have been freed after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
05:48, 05/07/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American migrants who he says have relied on immigration loopholes for too long....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $4.5 billion emergency funding President Trump is seeking, comparing it to other disasters plaguing th...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Austrian leader calls crisis meeting after deputy filmed discussing deals Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called a crisis meeting late on Friday after two German newspapers published footage purportedly showing his deputy discussing state contracts with a potential Russian backer in return for political support....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Scott Morrison claims animal testing bill is 'action' on extinction crisis PM’s claim after landmark UN report turns out to be a law that restricts testing of make-up on animals Scott Morrison has identified a bill that restricts testing make-up on animals as an example of his government “taking action” on the extinction of...
01:16, 05/09/2019

'The situation is extreme. Fix it': Shanahan, McAleenan reveal Trump's command on border crisis Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told "Fox & Friends" Tuesday that President Trump demanded "better results" at the southern border during a recent meeting....
16:48, 05/14/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is required, said the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN reli...
09:32, 04/28/2019

CNN's Don Lemon agrees US faces 'constitutional crisis,' views Trump impeachment as 'remedy' "CNN Tonight" anchor Don Lemon seemed to board the impeachment train Wednesday, predicting that Democratic lawmakers will actually go after President Trump and suggesting it could be the "remedy" for what some Democrats have called a "constitutional ...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Laura Ingraham gets a first-hand look at the 'border crisis,' Fox Nation behind-the-scenes special drops Tuesday Laura Ingraham took the "Ingraham Angle" to the U.S.-Mexico border Monday to get a first-hand look at the 'border crisis' in the Del Rio sector of Texas....
00:16, 05/07/2019

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs here with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy....
12:32, 05/15/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters....
13:48, 05/03/2019

As Anthony Davis crisis lingers, Pelicans land No. 1 pick in the Zion Williamson draft New Orleans earned the opportunity to select Williamson, the consensus national player of the year, as the team continues to deal with Davis's trade request....
21:48, 05/14/2019

“This Is An Actual Crisis.” John Oliver and Bill Nye Talk Climate Change on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver joined the growing chorus of voices pointing out that we aren’t doing enough to save our planet. Oliver sounded the alarm in light of a new report on climate change from the Unit...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday....
14:00, 04/28/2019

VIX FUTURES AND OPTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION DURING THE 2008 FINANCIAL CRISIS RELEASED Chicago, July 8, - A recently released University of Massachusetts study found that certain investments in futures and options on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) could have reduced downside risk for a typical institutional investment portf...
00:32, 05/02/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
09:16, 04/28/2019

This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war intensifies; “global measles crisis” underway....
09:32, 04/28/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagreed over the appropriate response to mass protests ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Poll: Percentage of Democrats who see border ‘crisis’ jumps 17 points since January amid spike in migrant families Blame over unauthorized immigration at the southern border falls about evenly between President Trump and congressional Democrats, according to a Post-ABC News survey....
07:48, 04/30/2019

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Pol...
12:16, 04/29/2019

JP Morgan buys health-care payments firm InstaMed in bank's biggest deal since financial crisis The $500 million-plus deal shows that the nation's largest bank views the fast-changing world of payments as a battleground worthy of aggressive wagers....
13:16, 05/17/2019

Tobacco company Reynolds blames teen vaping crisis on Juul in fighting FDA plan to rein in industry The FDA in March proposed limiting sales of fruity e-cigarette flavors to age-restricted stores to curb what it has labeled a teen vaping "epidemic." Reynolds says the plan is "overly broad" and the FDA should instead focus on Juul....
10:32, 05/02/2019

North Korean families facing deep ‘hunger crisis’ after worst harvest in 10 years, UN food assessment shows More than 10 million North Koreans are suffering “severe food shortages” after the worst harvest in a decade, according to a United Nations food security assessment released on Friday....
10:00, 05/03/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
13:48, 05/07/2019

National Security Crisis: The White House Is In Panic Mode After President Trump Tweeted ‘Karate Dave Is Coming To Kill Me’ A crisis is unfolding in Washington, D.C. that has the entire nation captivated. The White House is currently in a panic after President Donald Trump tweeted, “Karate Dave is coming to kill me.”...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking the highest number in one month since April 2007, according to new federal data....
19:32, 05/08/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, Daniel (Russell Tovey) cradles his newborn nephew ...
06:48, 05/13/2019

Dems expand housing assistance to middle-income earners to solve housing crisis Across the U.S., Democratic officials are putting forth proposals to expanding subsidies to middle-class families – some with six-figure incomes – in a bid to make housing more affordable....
04:00, 04/30/2019

'A bigger blow than the 1956 Suez Crisis': Former top foreign office mandarin gives stark Brexit warning Britain will lose global influence to other nations unless it can shape a new role on the world stage after the Brexit fiasco, one of the country's most respected diplomatic figures warned today....
05:48, 05/07/2019

States call pornography a public health crisis; porn industry decries 'fear mongering' From Idaho to Pennsylvania, lawmakers in more than a dozen states have adopted resolutions declaring pornography a public health crisis.        ...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday....
20:32, 05/01/2019

Pelosi agrees US is in a 'constitutional crisis' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she agrees with the chairman of the House judiciary committee that the U.S. is in a "constitutional crisis" because the Trump administration refuses to comply with subpoenas issued by House committees. (May 9)  &...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Crossing the Border newsletter: One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a success story for the Border Patrol, reader suggestions on what to read, and a trip down the Devil’s Highway...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Jared Diamond's 'Upheaval' outlines 12-step program for nations in crisis The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Guns, Germs, and Steel" details how seven countries faced past upheavals by following the 12-step method.        ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Five Killed In Shanghai Building Collapse Five people were killed on Thursday when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
10:32, 05/16/2019

NYC cops call Bill de Blasio ‘unmitigated disaster,’ Trump calls him ‘a joke’ New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s strut into the 2020 Democratic primary is getting rebuffed by the city’s biggest police union which warned American voters that he would be an “unmitigated disaster” in the White House....
10:48, 05/16/2019

Wrecker Transporting Fernando Alonso’s Wrecked Indy 500 Practice Car Also Wrecks We all misjudge things from time to time, like the third turn at Indianapolis Motor Speedway or the height of a tunnel in relation to a tall truck. Sometimes, we get several (literal) strikes in one day—like Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 practic...
10:48, 05/16/2019

FAA chief defends grounding Boeing 737 Max later than other nations, worries problem took a year to discover Boeing 737 Max had a cockpit warning light problem that took a year for FAA to learn, acting administrator Daniel Elwell told a US House committee.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.Read More...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Diablo 3 Season 17 Start Date, Start Time, New Builds and official Patch Notes for May 17 Diablo 3 Season 17 begins soon. Here's everything we know about the start date, start time and more for what blizzard has coined as the Season of Nightmares....
11:48, 05/16/2019

Social media: How a small business should manage theirs Social media can make or break your business. The key to social media success is to be an active participant. Motley Fool is here to help.        ...
11:48, 05/16/2019

England’s Mark Wood looks to make World Cup claim against Pakistan • Fast bowler has not played since West Indies winter tour • Wood: ‘It looks like one bowler will miss out for World Cup’Trent Bridge has been a torture chamber for bowlers in recent times but it is here, in the fourth ODI against Pakistan, that Engl...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work....
12:16, 05/16/2019

Kevin Feige says the "real" Mandarin will show up in the MCU at some point Iron Man 3 is a very underrated entry in the MCU, at least going off of some otherwise solid rankings, and one of the reasons for that is the controversial use of classic Iron Man villain The Mandarin. In the movie, The Mandarin—leader of the Ten Rin...
13:00, 05/16/2019

This Lady Running Like A Horse Is Really, Really Good At Running Like A Horse This is Ayla Kirstine, a Norwegian woman who went viral on German Twitter this week for running like a horse. You may have questions—“Why is she running like a horse?” would be a good one—though you cannot deny that this pferdmädchen is extremely goo...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Photos show the secret island getaway for alleged sex cult Nxivm Newly released photos offer a never-before-seen peek into the Fijian island that Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman helped buy for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere. The photos, shown to jurors Wednesday during the Nxivm head’s sex traf...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Saudi newspaper calls for US to launch ‘surgical strikes’ on Iran A state-aligned Saudi newspaper on Thursday called for the US to launch “surgical” strikes on Iran, which Riyadh is blaming for a drone attack by Yemeni rebels. In an editorial published in English, the Arab News argued that after incidents this week...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Huawei announces Mate 20 X and foldable Mate X as UK 5G products While 5G has been available in countries like the US and South Korea for a while now, the UK is still decidedly 'low-tech' in comparison. That's going to change when 5G launches in the UK on June 3, and Huawei has just announced its fi...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Chip gear maker Applied Materials results beat estimates, shares rise U.S. chip gear maker Applied Materials Inc's reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast third-quarter revenue and profit above estimates on Thursday, allaying investor concerns about slowing semiconductor demand....
14:00, 05/16/2019

We're Finally Learning More about MU69, the Strange, Flat Rock in the Outer Solar System New Horizons mission scientists have released the first peer-reviewed results from their study of 2014 MU69, demonstrating just how “pristine” this object is.Read more......
14:00, 05/16/2019

Election Commission Biased, Says Arvind Kejriwal On Bengal Campaign Ban Accusing the Election Commission (EC) of being "biased", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked why the poll panel ordered campaigning be stopped in West Bengal at 10pm on Thursday after Prime......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tiger Tracker: Woods gets off to shaky start, Koepka dominates SportsPulse: It was an up and down first day for Tiger Woods at Bethpage. Golfweek's Adam Woodard breaks down what went right and what went wrong on day one.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Tickets to watch Tigers Woods, PGA Championship selling for as low as $6 PGA Championship tickets have a face value of $110 but they are going for as little as $6 on StubHub.        ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Duchess Meghan's friends speak out: 'She's never had a diva fit, never' Two friends of Prince Harry's wife Meghan are speaking out to defend her against a wave of negative publicity in the British press and on social media platforms....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Vita Coco is getting downright pissy with internet trolls Don’t piss off Vita Coco… The coconut water brand will apparently go to any lengths to get people to try its new product — even if it means sending a jar of one of its employee’s pee to a Twitter troll. Coconut water is a divisive flavor. Its p...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Adopt This Pet: Meet Moxie! Moxie from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona: Courtesy HSSA There is a new pet looking to be adopted, meet Moxie! She is a friendly six year old girl who loves to have her belly rubbed and play with tennis balls. Moxie walks well on a leash and ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

You want a dark Mel Gibson comedy about rich Jewish people? You got it! Rothchild, a new film starring the ‘polarising’ star is being touted around Cannes. If you don’t get the gag, well, join the club …Let me tell you something about the god that Mel Gibson worships up there in his private $42m, 17-acre church compound ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

England’s players will not walk off for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate The manager has listened to the squad, who would not want the story to become one about them as individuals if they left the pitchGareth Southgate says England’s footballers will not walk off the pitch in protest on the next occasion they are subject...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Black Twitter Earns Ph.D. With Hilarious Dissertation Thread When it comes to ingenuity and creativity, very few things surpass the unending inventiveness of black folks. Whether it is out of necessity or unbridled imagination, not only can we make something out of nothing, but we can make it fun. Enslaved Afr...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Sweet Home Alabama? I have a complicated relationship with Alabama because Alabama is a complicated place. Though I’ve lived less time there than anywhere else in the world that could be considered home (fall of 1993 through spring 1997 and only two summers, ever), it i...
14:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Nvidia forecasts second-quarter revenue above estimates Nividia Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit and forecast second-quarter revenue above analysts' estimates on strong demand for its gaming chips and higher sales to data centers, sending its shares up more than 4%....
14:48, 05/16/2019

AOC confronts drug company CEO over prices, then promotes universal health care Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., attempted to make a case for universal health care on Thursday after a tense confrontation with the CEO of Gilead Sciences....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Guatemalan boy dies at Texas hospital a month after crossing border A 2-year-old boy from Guatemala died at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, this week over a month after being apprehended by US immigration authorities as he crossed the border with his mother, the Guatemalan Consulate said Thursday....
15:48, 05/16/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late Thursday afternoon th...
16:16, 05/16/2019

How the Trump prescription for drug prices transparency could make health care well again Requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to disclose drug costs in television ads might stimulate debate on who pays for what: Our view        ...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Huge international cybercrime ring dismantled Police in six countries have dismantled a cybercrime ring based in Eastern Europe that stole $100 million from thousands of victims worldwide. The GozNym malware was delivered via email to unsuspecting users....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Cuba says Boeing 737 plane crash last year likely due to crew errors Cuba said on Thursday an investigation into the crash a year ago of a Boeing 737 in Havana that killed all but one of the 113 people aboard suggests the most probable cause was errors by the crew that died in the tragedy....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
16:32, 05/16/2019

AG Barr promises continued support to Northern Triangle SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr says funding under his authority for policing in Central America’s Northern Triangle is not at risk under the Trump administration’s promise to cut off those countries no...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The world is ending in The Good Fight's season three finale In its third season, The Good Fight pushed the boundaries of its own universe. Characters broke the fourth wall; random musical interludes interrupted scenes; the story’s Big Bad was literally...Donald Trump. In its finale, the world is ending—from c...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Cam Reddish believes intense spotlight on Zion Williamson 'a little bit unfair' The overlooked Duke star, who says he won plenty of 1-on-1 contests with teammates Williamson and RJ Barrett, excited to prove he has complete game.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Nvidia revenue forecast beats as demand for gaming chip rises Nvidia Corp forecast second-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, as it expects sales of its graphics chip to benefit from a recovery in the gaming market....
17:32, 05/16/2019

Burberry to close one in 10 stores worldwide Clothing company refuses to reveal location of the 38 outlets earmarked for closureBurberry is closing one in 10 stores around the world as part of an overhaul designed to take the luxury fashion brand more upmarket.The 163 year-old company refused t...
17:32, 05/16/2019

RJ Barrett is NBA draft godsend Knicks fans didn’t want: Shades of Wade Be disappointed about not getting Zion Williamson if you want, Knicks fans. But you should also be excited about RJ Barrett. There seems to be a dejected feeling among some fans about Barrett, that not only is he far inferior to Williamson but that h...
17:32, 05/16/2019

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays LEADING OFF: Greinke gets MRI after leaving early, Turner plunked 4 games in a row, Sabathia faces Rays after two testy outings        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Charcoal toothpaste may do harm and not much good (Reuters Health) - Charcoal toothpaste may be having a moment as a go-to brightening and whitening tool, but some dentists say these products might actually damage tooth enamel and make cavities more likely....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Google's Working on a Translation AI That Uses Your Own Voice The worst part about visiting somewhere you don’t speak the local tongue is that sinking feeling as you squint at a phrasebook, open your mouth, and prepare yourself to totally butcher the language. If that’s your nightmare, good news. Google is work...
18:00, 05/16/2019

BuzzFeed was right to point out the radicalization of child YouTubers After the Parkland shooting, the Left had David Hogg and the Right had Kyle Kashuv: two youngsters to promote their respective worldviews on the Second Amendment....
18:00, 05/16/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride T-Pod truck began the first of what will be many daily freight deliveries this week in the city of J&...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Huawei says US ban is 'in no one's interest' Huawei issued a statement today objecting to the recent actions of the US government to effectively ban Chinese telecom firms from doing business within the country. "This decision is in no one's interest," the company said. "It will do signific...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Robert Downey, Jr. shifts his smartphone allegiance to OnePlus Apparently, lifting a 49-pound block of cement by the OnePlus 7 Pro's pop-up camera wasn't the only publicity stunt the company has planned for its new phones. Today, Robert Downey, Jr. shared a photo of himself holding a 7 Pro and standing...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Mystery suitors behind Salon Media $5M deal revealed as techies Salon Media Group is being acquired for $5 million by a little-known pair of tech entrepreneurs who are meanwhile caught in a legal battle over their ownership stakes in fact-checking site Snopes.com, The Post has learned. The winning bidders are Chr...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Indian politician calls the man who killed Mahatma Gandhi a ‘patriot’ A parliamentary candidate from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party made the incendiary remark just days before the multiphase national elections wrapped up....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was cut from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says was named Yadiel Lopez, remains in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Il...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Koepka leads PGA by 1 after course-record 63 Brooks Koepka said before the start of the 101st PGA Championship that he believes majors are easier to win because perhaps only 35-40 players begin the tournament with a legitimate shot of beating him....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31....
19:16, 05/16/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
19:32, 05/16/2019

The Queen Is Hiring a Social Media Manager, So Get Those Résumés Royal-Ready If you have royal fever and you’re a social media pro, your dream job has arrived. Buckingham Palace is currently hiring a “digital communications officer” in charge of curating the Queen’s social media presence. In other word...
19:48, 05/16/2019

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily populated by a Turkic, mostly Muslim people....
20:00, 05/16/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold edges lower as improved risk sentiment dents safe-haven demand Gold extended its losses on Friday, following its biggest one-day percentage loss in a month in the previous session on a firmer dollar and as a strong U.S. data, corporate results boosted investor appetite for riskier assets....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Boeing completes update of 737 Max software cited in deadly crashes Boeing announced Thursday that it has completed a software update for its 737 Max planes, which have been grounded globally after a pair of deadly crashes....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Watchdog: Former EPA chief Scott Pruitt had $124K in excessive airfare expenses Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt spent nearly $124,000 in excessive airfare expenses without proper justification during a 10-month period....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó into the building....
21:00, 05/16/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
21:48, 05/16/2019

The US government just delivered its biggest blow yet to Huawei It’s no secret that the US government isn’t fond of Huawei, currently the second largest smartphone maker on the planet. The US has often criticized Huawei for its alleged ties with the Chinese government, and citing security concerns, it...
22:16, 05/16/2019

How Booming Population Is Challenging Africa The world’s developed economies are facing a decline in fertility so pronounced that some will see their populations -- and economies -- shrink in years ahead. Sub-Saharan Africa faces the opposite situation: Its population has more than doubled in t...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Women share their abortion stories in rebuke of Alabama 'ban' Women are sharing their stories of having an abortion on social media in response to the state of Alabama voting to enforce a near-total ban on the procedure....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Woody Harrelson photo used in investigation into lookalike beer thief First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer....
23:16, 05/16/2019

Unlocked Moto E5 Play drops to an irresistible $49.99 at Woot for one day only Motorola sells a lot of decent low-cost smartphones, many of which frequently get even cheaper than usual at third-party retailers like Best Buy under certain conditions and with various strings attached. That's actually not the case of the GSM unloc...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy A50 coming soon to Verizon It looks like Samsung plans to bring one of its newest mid-range Android smartphones to the United States. Not as powerful as the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy A50 seems quite decent on paper and scored quite high in our full review.While Samsung hasn't yet...
23:32, 05/16/2019

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto to arrive in 2020? We wouldn't bet on it GTA 6 is naturally the next big game fans want to see from Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two, but suggestions it might arrive in 2020 are way off the mark....
23:48, 05/16/2019

In Tehran, specter of war met with more defiance than fear People in Tehran speak in hushed tones about what the coming days may bring. As geopolitical tensions crank up, talk of imminent conflict with the United States is widespread on the streets of Iran's capital....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Lo-Fi Tactics To Chill And Beat Up Baddies To Lazy Raise the Sale is an upcoming PC tactics game by Jesse Burnett featuring lo-fi visuals and magic spells. An early demo with tons of character classes and a level editor offer plenty of chill strategy battles, and a chance to watch a creator with...
00:32, 05/17/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning out into space....
00:32, 05/17/2019

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
01:00, 05/17/2019

How liberal was Joe Biden? “I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress. If it makes you progressive to mean that you are for Medicare for All or it makes it progressive, t......
01:48, 05/17/2019

Where everybody knows your face: Woody Harrelson photo used to spot thief The New York police department’s use of celebrity doppelgänger photos calls their use of a facial recognition system into questionThe New York police department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identi...
01:48, 05/17/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Free-to-use cash machines disappearing in deprived communities Deprived and remote communities could be left "shattered" as a report shows access to free-to-use cash machines is declining in the poorest communities....
02:00, 05/17/2019

Boston Bruins sweep Carolina Hurricanes to advance to Stanley Cup Final Even without captain Zdeno Chara, the Bruins finished off the Hurricanes in Game 4 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2013.        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6 Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton fueled a seven-run fourth inning with homers, and Michael Pineda pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 11-6        ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Cordell's suicide squeeze lifts White Sox over Blue Jays 4-2 Yolmer Sanchez raced home from third base with the tiebreaking run on Ryan Cordell's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox topped the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 for their fourth win in five games     ...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink plans for 'space internet' Elon Musk’s SpaceX is about to make a huge commitment to the internet. Not in the form of one of its “whoop whoop yeah!”-style web casts that always accompany its launches these days (though it will do that too), but by launching...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Report slams police for using "garbage" data with facial recognition tools From artist sketches to pictures of celebrity look-alikes, US police have submitted questionable images to facial recognition systems to track down suspects, a Georgetown Law report notes....
02:48, 05/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news: EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Galaxy S10 5G speed tests show Verizon’s 5G network is getting faster and faster The Galaxy S10 5G smartphone is now available from Verizon, which means you’ll soon be able to test out the carrier’s 5G network assuming you reside in one of the first Verizon 5G markets. We’ve already seen early tests performed on...
04:32, 05/17/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO, Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Friday that Osamu Masuko will step down as its chief executive on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Senior China official says trade war with U.S. could cut growth by 1% point: SCMP A senior official of China's ruling Communist Party said the trade dispute with the U.S. could reduce China's growth pace this year by as much as 1 percentage point, the South China Morning Post reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Missouri poised to pass restrictive abortion law, days after Alabama Missouri House lawmakers are expected to pass a bill on Friday to ban most abortions eight weeks after conception, days after Alabama introduced the nation's most restrictive abortion law....
04:48, 05/17/2019

How Watford can deny City treble glory "Manchester City face Watford in the FA Cup final aiming to complete a historic treble – but the Hornets could provide a sting in the tail for Pep Guardiola."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Cardi B tops BET Awards nominations, Nipsey Hussle up for one Drake’s No. 1 hit, “Nice for What,” is up for video of the year along with Childish Gambino’s “This Is America" and other clips.        ...
05:00, 05/17/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
05:32, 05/17/2019

What were the biggest companies in the US the year you were born? Walmart rules lately What company generated the most revenue the year you were born? Walmart and Exxon Mobil are among 24/7 Wall St.'s list, which covers 1955 to 2018.        ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Nissan keeps Saikawa as CEO, putting focus on Renault ties Nissan will keep Hiroto Saikawa as CEO in a reconstituted board that also gives Renault's top two executives seats, setting the table for possible friction in the automaker's alliance....
06:32, 05/17/2019

US PGA Championship 2019: second round – live! Hole-by-hole updates from the second day at BethpageCheck the official leaderboard from the tournamentSend your thoughts to Scott by email here 2.27pm BST Back on 13, Mickelson has a route back out from the woods. He bashes out onto the fairway, send...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

Cazorla earns Spain recall after resurgence at Villarreal "Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla earned a surprise recall on Friday to the Spain national squad for the first time in four years following a nightmare run of injuries."...
07:00, 05/17/2019

Luckin, an Unprofitable Chinese Rival to Starbucks, Seeks U.S. Money A successful initial public offering by the fast growing, big spending coffee company would buck the recent trend of weakness among tech start-ups in China....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vistara...
07:32, 05/17/2019

City are innocent until proven guilty over FFP probe, insists Guardiola "Pep Guardiola said he would accept any punishment UEFA may hand down to Manchester City for alleged breaches of financial fair play regulations but reiterated his trust in the club’s hierarchy."...
07:32, 05/17/2019

Trump says 'good chance' Democrats will back immigration, border plan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday there was a "good chance" Democrats would back his immigration and border protection efforts ahead of the November 2020 elections, despite their opposition to his latest plan to overhaul the current system....
07:48, 05/17/2019

Guardiola has ‘trust’ in Man City amid UEFA investigation MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has “trust” in the club amid UEFA’s investigation into financial misconduct that could result in the Premier League winners getting banned from the Champions L...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Violent weather: Hail, damaging winds, tornadoes expected to hammer swath from Texas to Nebraska Severe storms, with large hail, damaging winds and ground-hugging tornadoes, are expected to hammer major parts of Tornado Alley from Texas to South Dakota Friday in the first round of violent, unsettled weather expected to last into next week. ...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Bruce Willis gets booed for throwing a baseball poorly, boosts non-celebrity egos worldwide Celebrities live such a idyllic existence that they appear, at times, to actively seek out embarrassment. Consider anyone who agrees to play late night talk show games with Corden or Fallon, having already fulfilled their promotional duties with a st...
08:00, 05/17/2019

The False Promise of “Lawful Access” to Private Data Opinion: As online extremism migrates to real-world violence, some suggest letting law enforcement intercept encrypted messages. But that’s a dangerous proposition....
08:16, 05/17/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro has already had a software update The OnePlus 7 Pro has only just gone on sale and there’s already a software update for it, bringing some new features, fixes and improvements to the handset.Highlighted by GSMArena, the update claims to optimize photo quality, and adds haptic ...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Trump unveils new immigration plan, Dreamers left out TUCSON – Dreamer Jaime Tadeo has called Southern Arizona home for 17 years, coming over when he was 9-years-old with his parents and little brother from Guadalajara, Mexico. “I feel like DACA might be canceled and that’s just going ...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Russian plan to free whales risks their survival, say scientists International scientists criticized on Friday a Russian plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan rather than return them to their original habitat, saying it could endanger the mammals' lives....
09:00, 05/17/2019

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' miniseries never quite takes off Joseph Heller's anti-war novel "Catch-22" is set during World War II, but was published just as the US began getting into Vietnam, and the 1970 movie came out in the midst of that conflict. George Clooney brings his considerable star power to bear in...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Walmart gives a first look at its sprawling new home office in Bentonville Walmart is one step closer to moving into a new home office for more than 14,000 people, which will be outfitted with fitness centers for employees and their families, a child-care facility and more diverse dining options like food trucks....
09:16, 05/17/2019

Beyond the PC: Lenovo's ambitious plan for the future of computing Lenovo is a leading PC manufacturer, a top-five player in the server market and has recently returned its smartphone group to profit. Here's where the company is going next....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Brexit compromise talks fail in Parliament, plunging U.K. into more uncertainty Talks between Britain's government and opposition aimed at striking a compromise Brexit deal broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union...
10:00, 05/17/2019

'The Big Bang Theory' has a few surprises as it wraps up 12-season run Leonard and Penny had some happy and surprising news as 'The Big Bang Theory' wrapped up its 12-season run on CBS with a one-hour finale on May 16.        ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Lack of Banking Options a Big Problem for Crypto Businesses Cryptocurrency companies shunned by banks often turn to shadowy middlemen for payment processing and other services. One of those companies is at the center of the mystery surrounding Bitfinex’s missing customer funds....
10:32, 05/17/2019

At his first news conference in India, PM Modi declines questions Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in power for five years, attended his first news conference ever in India on Friday but took no questions, prompting taunts from journalists and from opposition parties seeking to oust him in an election that ends on Sun...
10:32, 05/17/2019

US Trade War Could Slash 1% Of China's GDP, Warns Top Chinese Official A high ranking Chinese official has said that the ongoing trade war with the US could slash China's GDP by one per cent, in the first such admission by Beijing that the tariff war with Washington is......
10:48, 05/17/2019