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CFPB official whose racist writings stirred ire resigns

NEW YORK (AP) — A Trump administration appointee at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who came under fire after racist comments he wrote years ago resurfaced is leaving the agency. Eric Blankenstein was appointed in 2018 as...

CFPB official whose racist writings stirred ire resigns

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Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Top Aide Resigns After Accusations of Framing Black Activist and Sending Racist and Sexist Texts Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff, a white man who actually and truly goes by the name Cade Cothren, has resigned amid allegations that he framed a black activist, as well as sent racist and sexually explicit texts, some of which w...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thursday, days after criticizing U.S. 5G policy in a speech....
20:00, 05/09/2019

State Dept. Official Can’t Talk About China Without Getting Real Racist The United States, over the years, has had many enemies. Britain. Germany (a couple times). Spain. Italy. Japan. The USSR. North Korea. Vietnam. Most of Latin America at one point or another. Iraq. Afghanistan. Iraq again. In the current world order...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A retired Army officer overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department has resigned, saying he’s lost trust in the process. Arnaldo Claudio said Tuesday in a phone interview that the feder...
10:32, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Societe Generale resigns as London gold and silver market maker The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold and silver, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities business....
08:32, 04/30/2019

CFPB proposes rule to limit debt collectors’ calls Federal regulators proposed a new rule on Tuesday to curb debt collectors’ calls to delinquent borrowers — but consumer advocates complained that the rules leave open too many loopholes when it comes to spam emails and texts. The Consumer Financial P...
08:16, 05/08/2019

| CAS has stirred up emotions over Caster decision CAS has stirred up emotions over its decision to uphold the IAAF's ruling forcing Caster Semenya to take medication to reduce her testosterone levels....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Hope and heart: emotions stirred in Liverpool at season's crescendo | Donald McRae Twenty-nine years after their last league title, and with the Hillsborough disaster stitched into the fabric of the club, players and supporters feel a palpable mixture of yearning and pride Three weeks ago, amid a gripping Premier League title race,...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Stephen Moore's Writings on Women Multiple Senate Republicans have expressed doubts about the prospects for confirming the conservative commentator if President Trump nominates him to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. They cited among other issues his comments about women. Here...
08:48, 05/02/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men....
12:00, 04/29/2019

White House is 'reviewing' Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore's controversial past writings The White House confirmed Monday it is reviewing the past writings of conservative economics pundit Stephen Moore, Trump's pick to join the Federal Reserve Board. Moore's writings have been criticized for denigrating women....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Trump’s Fed pick Stephen Moore withdraws name amid loss of GOP support, controversy over writings about women WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump’s Fed pick Stephen Moore withdraws name amid loss of GOP support, controversy over writings about women....
10:00, 05/02/2019

The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is g The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is gone. In March, former Tales producer Hideo Baba, who had been working on a new game for Studio Istolia, left the company. The status of the game, know...
03:48, 05/13/2019

| Cubs investigating fan's racist gesture The Chicago Cubs launched an investigation after a fan was caught making a racist gesture behind an African-American television reporter during a broadcast....
12:16, 05/08/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Cubs ban fan for making apparent racist gesture CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field the fan that used what appeared to be a racist hand gesture behind an African American television reporter during a game at their ballpark. The Cubs sent a letter Wednesday to the...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Ancestry.com’s Racist Ad Tumbles Into a Cultural Minefield A slavery-themed ad for Ancestry.com exposes the awkward relationship between America's darkest history and the current boom in family-tree building....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Native nations. And yet, some of the art found around the Capitol still manages to be jarring in its ahis...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Valencia condemn racist behaviour of fans against Arsenal "Valencia have condemned supporters who made apparent racist chants and Nazi salutes to Arsenal supporters following Thursday’s Europa League semi-final first leg at the Emirates Stadium."...
04:48, 05/04/2019

Fan could be banned for life after sneaking racist symbol onto TV: Cubs The Chicago Cubs are investigating a fan who appeared to flash a white power sign in back of a black reporter during a live broadcast, team officials said. Doug Glanville, a former outfielder for the Cubs now working as an analyst for NBC Sports Chic...
08:16, 05/08/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed her charity missed opportunities to prevent the rap...
17:32, 04/28/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO Cian O'Brien....
14:00, 05/02/2019

School investigates racist post from board member's Facebook A school district outside Pittsburgh says it's investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member's personal page....
16:00, 05/17/2019

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

Teens behind racist promposal to face ‘severe consequences’: principal A Southern California high school student thought it would be a good idea to include a racial slur in his “promposal” this year — which was then documented on social media. “You are racist but I would give anything for you to go wit...
23:00, 05/15/2019

School investigates racist post from board member’s Facebook MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) — A school district outside Pittsburgh says it’s investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member’s personal page. Screenshots have been circulating of the since-removed...
16:32, 05/17/2019

Police investigate Missouri student’s racist video posting SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police have announced plans to conduct a follow-up investigation into a racist video that a Missouri high school student posted on Snapchat. The Springfield News-Leader reports that a student at Kickapoo High School in Springf...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Disgraced Racist "British" Political PR Doofus From Seattle: I'm A Cowboy If you’re familiar with catastrophically incompetent Republican politics and PR doofus Liz Mair at all, first of all I’m so sorry about your brain worms problem. But also, it’s likely you recall her viral Twitter meltdown in January, when she posted ...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Texas student banned from prom, suspended after racist invitation The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Lillian Gish: should a great actor be judged by a racist film? An Ohio cinema has removed ‘Gish’ from its name due to her role in notorious 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. Cultural myopia – or proof of newly enlightened times?Lillian Gish, the “first lady of American cinema”, starred in more than 100 films betw...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, but that he violated other department policies. (May...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Top Emirates airline executive resigns after dip in profits DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chief commercial officer at Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, has resigned after profits dipped to their lowest level in years. Emirates on Sunday confirmed Thierry Antinori’s resignation....
09:32, 05/12/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting into a new era with Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young at the helm. Young is a fellow Democrat and...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Sacristán resigns as coach of relegated Girona MADRID (AP) — Girona says coach Eusebio Sacristán has resigned following the team’s relegation in the Spanish league. Sacristán still had a year left on his contract but decided not to return for a second season with the Catalan club. Playing i...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Chicago Cubs ban the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind reporter Doug Glanville The Chicago Cubs didn't wait long to take action against the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind NBC Sports Chicago reporter Doug Glanville.        ...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Investigators can’t prove Ralph Northam was pictured in racist yearbook photo An independent probe into a racist yearbook photo that nearly derailed Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s career earlier this year “could not conclusively determine” that the governor wore blackface, according to reports. Eastern Virginia Medical School r...
08:48, 05/22/2019

High school student’s racist prom proposal sign condemned BELLVILLE, Ohio — An Ohio high school student’s prom proposal sign referencing black people picking cotton has been condemned by school officials as hurtful and inappropriate. A photo that shows the boy holding the sign with a girl standing next to h...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Cagliari escape punishment over racist abuse directed at Moise Kean • Juventus forward was subjected to monkey chants in April• FIGC say chants had ‘an objectively limited relevance’The Italian Football Federation (FIGC) has confirmed Cagliari will face no action after racial abuse was directed towards Juventus playe...
09:48, 05/14/2019

Who was Kate Smith and why is she suddenly a pariah for recording racist songs decades ago? Why is Kate Smith in the news – and not in a good way? Everything we know about the flap around the late singer's history of racist recordings.        ...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Fans Defend Hardik Pandya After Racist Jibe From Instagram User When television actress Krystle D'Souza put up a picture with Hardik Pandya, one Instagram user overstepped his mark and directed a racist comment towards the cricketer....
06:16, 05/06/2019

White Mayor Gives Extremely Racist Answer on Why She Won’t Hire Black Candidate A mayor of an overwhelmingly white city outside of Atlanta is facing calls to resign after the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that she stopped considering a candidate for city manager because he is black, reportedly remarking to another city e...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
09:32, 05/03/2019

#PickingUpTrashWhileBlack: Colorado Cop Resigns After Drawing Gun on Man Cleaning His Yard John Smyly, a white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man picking up trash outside his home, has resigned....
10:00, 05/18/2019

Australia's cybersecurity chief Alastair MacGibbon resigns MacGibbon's decision to resign at the "end of the electoral cycle" makes sense both organisationally and personally, especially given the potential for uncertainty ahead....
00:16, 05/06/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Cop who refused to enter scene of ax attack resigns from NYPD He got the ax after all. One of the Brooklyn cops who refused to enter the blood-soaked apartment where an ax attack left a woman nearly decapitated has resigned from the NYPD, police sources said Thursday. Rookie officer Sean Doohan quit when brass ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Embattled Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday, announcing her departure in a statement read by her attorney....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Racist texts from border agent accused of hitting migrant with truck revealed A US Customs and Border Patrol agent accused of hitting a Guatemalan man with a truck in 2017 and then lying about the incident called migrants “disgusting subhuman s–t unworthy of being kindling for a fire” just weeks earlier, federal prosecut...
13:32, 05/20/2019

England players against walking off the pitch if targeted by racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate England manager Gareth Southgate says his side will not walk off the pitch if they suffer racist abuse, with none of the current squad keen to make a statement in that fashion....
23:48, 05/16/2019

Laura Ingraham's Reaction to Guest's Mega-Racist Rant Is Cheerful Agreement Casual racism is a common feature of Laura Ingraham’s programming, but in a segment on her podcast released yesterday, she said she gets “enraged” after her guest notes that Mexican immigrants often live in the same communities, fly Mexican flags, a...
07:48, 05/22/2019

Exclusive: Allied Progress Uncovers Stephen Moore's History of Racist Rhetoric The Federal Reserve System, founded by Congress in 1913, is the central bank of our beloved United States. In order to promote the effective operation of our economy, as well as public interest, it performs a number of general functions that involve ...
12:16, 05/02/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Medical System to write a series of kids books — while she sat on the group’s board. “Dear...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to a fake Russian investor....
06:48, 05/18/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served no...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Davidson resigns as Jackets president, reportedly headed to Rangers John Davidson resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday and is expected to be named to a similar post with the New York Rangers....
12:48, 05/17/2019

Austrian vice chancellor resigns amid video scandal Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Australian politician resigns over leaked strip club video A right-wing politician in Australia has resigned just weeks before the country's general election after leaked footage revealed his "unacceptable" behaviour inside a US strip club....
03:48, 04/30/2019

US Deputy Attorney General Who Oversaw Mueller Probe Resigns US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who chose Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia interference probe and protected him from political intrusion, announced Monday he was stepping......
03:16, 04/30/2019

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Resigns, Will Leave Post May 11 WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump. It’s effective May 11. His departure ends a nearly two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to invest...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Carreras resigns as coach of Japanese side Sagan Tosu TOKYO (AP) — Former Real Zaragoza manager Lluis Carreras has resigned as coach of Japanese first division club Sagan Tosu. The 46-year-old Spaniard leaves after Sagan scored only one goal after 10 rounds of the J-League season. The team has one win a...
23:48, 05/04/2019

Evil racist abuse of players must stop, insists Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi • England forward was victim of abuse against Montenegro• ‘It made me more motivated to beat them’Callum Hudson-Odoi has called for an end to the “evil” racist abuse he was subjected to when playing for England in Montenegro.Their 5-1 victory in Podg...
08:32, 05/06/2019

CNN host Don Lemon takes Jemele Hill inside his decision to call Trump ‘racist’ on air CNN anchor Don Lemon and former ESPN personality Jemele Hill both think President Trump is racist, so they got together to dish on the decision to call the president “a racist” live on CNN....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Books News: She Pulled Her Debut Book When Critics Found It Racist. Now She Plans to Publish. Amélie Wen Zhao canceled the June publication of her young adult novel, “Blood Heir,” after claims that it had insensitive depictions of slavery. Then she decided the critics were wrong....
12:16, 04/29/2019

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed direct...
07:32, 05/21/2019

Emirates chief commercial officer resigns after airline's profit dives Emirates Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori has resigned, a spokeswoman said on Sunday, days after the Gulf airline announced its weakest profit in a decade....
12:00, 05/12/2019

Principal resigns amid probe of Maryland locker-room attack The principal of Maryland high school has resigned months after several junior varsity football players were accused of raping or attempting to rape teammates with a broomstick....
01:32, 05/08/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, resigns The senior CFPB official, Eric Blankenstein, has been operating under a cloud since September, when The Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decade ago....
21:16, 05/15/2019

Cop resigns after confrontation with black college student picking up trash outside dorm A white police officer who pulled out his gun during a heated confrontation with a black college student picking up trash outside his Colorado dorm is resigning — and will continue to collect his paycheck for the next eight months, city officials sai...
12:16, 05/17/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
13:16, 05/16/2019

John Davidson resigns from Blue Jackets, Rangers return imminent John Davidson is almost home, back to Broadway where he was a beloved player and announcer. The Blue Jackets’ president of hockey operations stepped down on Friday afternoon. The Rangers are expected to announce his hiring as team president later tod...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Minnesota Superintendent Promises 'Aggressive Action' After Middle School Teacher Filmed Using Racist Language Wendy Brilowski, a teacher in Highland Park Middle School, Minnesota, has been placed on leave after video proof showed her hurling racial slurs to students. Saint Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard has vowed to take appropriate action af...
11:32, 05/12/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of drug trafficking....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares steps down ‘immediately’ and resigns from board Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares stepped down Monday, effective immediately, and Mary Winston will serve as interim CEO.        ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday over corruption allegations after a secret video was leaked, sparking a snap election....
12:32, 05/18/2019

Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections....
01:32, 05/19/2019

Mayor Catherine Pugh of Baltimore Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal involving a book deal worth more than $500,000....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Cypriot Justice Minister Nicolaou resigns amid outcry over serial killings Cyprus' justice minister, Ionas Nicolaou, resigned Thursday amid public backlash over law enforcement's handling of an investigation into the slayings of five migrant women and two children....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Trump Nominee Stephen Moore Fails Miserably at Defending Racist Public Housing Joke About Obama If there’s a redeeming quality for racists, it’s that they’re generally crystal clear on where they stand. Their flawed logic is brazen and upfront. They do a terrible job of concealing their bigotry and xenophobia, so why even try to? They call me ...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “pol...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns after scandal over sales of her children's books Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns under pressure after revelations of conflict of interest related to sales of her children's books.        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following alleged corruption scandal Heinz-Christian Strache has stepped down as Austrian vice chancellor following an alleged corruption scandal. Strache was caught on video apparently offering business deals in exchange for friendly media coverage....
08:32, 05/18/2019

Cyprus’ Justice Minister Resigns Over Serial Killer Case That’s Shaken the Island Nation (NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The Cypriot justice minister resigned Thursday as criticism of police mounted for mistakes that may have let a serial killer claim more victims. The president vowed that Cyprus would solve these slayings and promised better ...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, according to USA Today’s Tennessean. Casada was also al...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, Resigns After Video Sting Is Revealed A video secretly filmed before the 2017 elections showed him promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch and plotting to do away with press freedom....
05:00, 05/18/2019

What Karma Looks Like: Ex-Detroit Officer Who Mocked Woman in 'Black Girl Magic' Snapchat Video Sued Twice for Racist Abuse If there were ever a pantheon of racists (aside from your middle school American history textbook, that is) former Detroit police officer Gary Steele surely deserves an honorable mention....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Rashida Tlaib hits critics over Holocaust remarks, says friend told her to speak to 'racist idiots' at fourth-grade level Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, doubled down on her controversial remarks about having a "calming feeling" whenever she thinks that Palestinians created a "safe haven for Jews" after the Holocaust during her appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on...
04:32, 05/14/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Danny Baker defends 'racist' royal baby chimp tweet after being sacked by the BBC Danny Baker emerged on his doorstep today to defend himself after tweeting a joke about the Duke and Duchess Of Sussex's baby son using a picture of a chimpanzee...
09:16, 05/09/2019

Danny Baker receives standing ovation at first comedy show since he was sacked by BBC over 'racist' Tweet Former BBC presenter Danny Baker received a standing ovation after taking to stage for the first time after the Twitter scandal that lost him his job....
23:48, 05/12/2019

Danny Baker fired from BBC Radio 5 Live over 'racist' royal baby monkey tweet Broadcaster Danny Baker has been fired by BBC Radio 5 after he was accused of posting a racially insensitive tweet following the birth of the royal baby....
02:48, 05/09/2019

'Brexit tensions partly to blame,' charity claims, as racist offences double on TfL rail network in space of four years Racist offences on Transport for London's (TfL) rail network have doubled in the space of four years, with a leading anti-hate crime charity saying Brexit tensions could be partly to blame....
01:48, 05/05/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Racist prom proposal, this time in Texas, leads to suspension The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
08:00, 05/10/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Ohio teen's racist prom proposal sparks backlash In the post, a poster reads, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm picking U for prom?"        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

|AiraccessimportantifSAwants5millionmoretourists-official Air access is very important if SA wants to deliver on the goal of attracting 5 million more tourists by 2021, says the head of global trade for SA Tourism....
09:00, 05/05/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Get the official app TNW Conference, our tech festival in Amsterdam, is only ten days away. As the countdown approaches zero, we want to make sure you have everything you’ll need at the touch of a button. That’s why we built our very own TNW2019 app. The TNW2019 app The ...
15:32, 04/29/2019

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM now official Canon has officially announced details of the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM, the first of six new lenses for the RF mount.Said to have the highest resolution of a Canon lens launched to date, the wide-aperture RF 85mm f/1.2L USM is designed for users of t...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Fed official: 'We could talk ourselves into a recession' The economic mood in the United States has changed quickly over the past six months. At the end of last year, the stock market suffered a steep decline, consumer spending tanked, and economists were forecasting a recession around the corner....
22:16, 05/20/2019

Huawei's first phone with a pop-out camera is now official Over the past year or so Huawei has welcomed the notch with open arms. Nowadays, though, most companies are looking for ways to remove it and, as it turns out, Huawei is no different.Two-tone design and a huge displayCalled the Huawei P Smart Z, the ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Official says Cuban visits to Nicaragua up 900% MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials say more than 5,000 Cubans have visited the Central American country this year, a 900% percent increase over the full 2018 figure. It lends evidence to anecdotal accounts from Cuban migrants who say they...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
05:48, 05/18/2019

Mexico to go after all narco judges: official Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, looking to make good on a promise to clean up rampant corruption, will go after judges that have aligned themselves with the country's notorious drug cartels, a government official said....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
12:32, 05/12/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant in the face of US threats, saying Trump is playing a "political game."...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Official apologizes for comment about driving while blonde A suburban Kansas City school board president has apologized for equating treatment of blondes to racist treatment of black people during a conversation about racial diversity....
10:00, 05/21/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro 5G is finally official, but only for EE customers in Britain We’ve known for months that UK carrier EE will be the first mobile operator in the world to launch OnePlus’s first 5G phone. And we’ve known it’ll all go down at some point in the second quarter of the year. Well, lo and behol...
07:32, 05/22/2019

Chinese official hands over new panda to Vienna zoo VIENNA (AP) — A senior Chinese official has officially handed over a 19-year-old male giant panda to Vienna’s Schoenbrunn zoo. Yuan Yuan arrived in Vienna last month and has spent the last few weeks in quarantine. He was chosen as a partner for...
08:32, 05/20/2019

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed....
15:48, 05/19/2019

Hey *bwarp* nerds, there's an official Rick And Morty D&D set on the way Good news for anyone who’s ever watched Adult Swim’s endlessly profane, relentlessly inventive Rick And Morty and thought “Gosh I wish I could be a quasi-omnipotent super scientist who ignores the emotional needs of the people around him, drinks cons...
18:00, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Another ex-St. Louis County official guilty ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the corruption case involving former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The former chief executive of the St. Louis County Economic Development Partnership has pleaded guilty to a fede...
15:16, 05/10/2019

US denies visa to senior Palestinian official A senior Palestinian official said the United States denied her application for a visa to travel to the U.S. on Monday in what appears to be the latest sign of escalating American political pressure on Palestinians...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Top Palestinian Official Has U.S. Visa Denied for No Reason Prominent Palestinian official and activist Hanan Ashrawi was outraged to find her U.S. visa denied on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Ashrawi, who has long been a member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and who has negotia...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Lemonade is now the official state drink of Arizona TUCSON – “Lemonade is the official state drink,” that is the lone sentence that made up House Bill 2692. First presented by Republican Rep. Warren Petersen, the bill made it through the House and then the Arizona Senate after two at...
01:00, 05/14/2019

ThyssenKrupp elevator IPO likely to be in 2020 -union official Thyssenkrupp's planned stock market flotation of its elevator business is unlikely to happen this year but could take place in 2020, a senior union official said on Tuesday....
08:16, 05/14/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Google to show ads on homepage of app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its smartphone app worldwide later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Official says pro-company unions will melt away in Mexico A Mexican official says a majority of the country's labor contracts are probably fake, pro-company deals that provide only minimal wages and benefits....
14:48, 05/14/2019

U.S. has heard nothing from Iran on overtures for talks -official The United States is "sitting by the phone" but has heard no message yet from Iran that it is willing to accept President Donald Trump's overtures for direct talks, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Former Bush DOJ official says GOP call for Don Jr. to testify is 'intriguing' Former Deputy Attorney General Tom Dupree said Thursday that it was "intriguing" to hear that a Senate committee controlled by Republicans is demanding that Donald Trump Jr. return to testify....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Jet Traveling From Las Vegas To Mexico Lost, Says Official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
13:48, 05/06/2019

U.S. will rethink cooperation with allies who use Huawei: official Washington does not see any distinction between core and non-core parts of 5G networks and will reassess sharing information with any allies which use equipment made by China's Huawei, a U.S. cybersecurity official said on Monday....
09:48, 04/29/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
16:48, 05/01/2019

Official: 3 dead in helicopter crash in Honolulu Fire and debris rained from the sky Monday over a suburban Honolulu community in a helicopter crash that killed three people aboard. Witness say they saw red flames and a helicopter plummeting down The FAA is investigating. (April 29)   &#...
18:32, 04/29/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Catch the official livestream Can’t make it to TNW Conference this week? We’re going to miss your face, but don’t you worry! Just like previous years, we’re live streaming on both days. You can catch most of the talks from the comfort of your couch. So get your sweatpants on – yo...
08:48, 05/06/2019

It’s official: Amed Rosario’s defense is a problem MILWAUKEE — The Mets face a crisis within a crisis. Their main crisis is, well, their overall state after a gut-wrenching, 18-inning, 4-3 loss to the Brewers on Saturday night — the longest game (in terms of innings) ever played at Miller Park — that...
01:48, 05/05/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday....
09:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba: official Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday....
09:16, 05/10/2019

BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe: first official image revealed BMW confirms four-door 8 Series is on the way to rival Porsche Panamera, with reveal due in the coming weeks BMW will broaden its 8 Series to three bodystyles with a four-door coupe this year, and the brand has released the first official image of i...
15:00, 05/03/2019

Diego Maradona documentary: official trailer – video The full trailer has been released for Diego Maradona, a feature-length documentary about the Argentinian legend’s time at Italian club Napoli. Produced from over 500 hours of footage from Maradona’s personal archive by the Academy Award-winning team...
06:00, 05/10/2019

CFK skirts candidacy speculation during official launch of memoirs Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair. Part of the book is dedicated defending herself against accusations of corruption and attacking President Mauricio Macri....
05:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusive proof Tehran was behind them, a U.S. official familiar with American intelligence said on Monday....
14:16, 05/13/2019

Germany’s top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany’s top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Champions League suspends PSG's Neymar for insulting official The UEFA Champions League has issued a three-game suspension in next year's tournament to Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar after he insulted an official....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Ex-NSA official charged with leaking classified drone documents Daniel Hale is accused of giving top secret files on drone warfare to a journalist at an online news outletLive: follow the latest US politics newsA former National Security Agency (NSA) official has been charged with giving classified documents on d...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Spain: Rubalcaba, official who helped end militant ETA, dies Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, a former deputy prime minister of Spain who played a key role in ending militant group ETA's violent six-decade campaign for Basque independence, has died....
11:00, 05/10/2019

New Jersey gets official state microbe: Streptomyces griseus TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A microorganism that played a role in treating tuberculosis is now officially recognized as New Jersey’s state microbe. Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday giving the distinction to Streptomyces (strep-toh-MY’-seez)...
14:48, 05/10/2019

DOJ tries to disqualify ex-Obama official from defending China’s Huawei The Justice Department is working to disqualify top Obama department official James Cole from defending the Chinese technology firm Huawei in a high-profile criminal case, according to a new heavily redacted federal court filing on Friday....
14:48, 05/13/2019

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

Vatican official cleared of abuse charges lodged by ex-nun A Vatican official has been acquitted by a Holy See tribunal of charges leveled by a former nun that he had solicited sex from her a decade ago while hearing her confession....
10:32, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden Looks to Make a Splash With Official 2020 Kickoff Since he joined the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden has worn the mantle of frontrunner comfortably. Polls show him ahead by double digits, nationally and in early nominating states. His campaign is...
08:16, 05/17/2019

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the semi-official ILNA news agency....
04:16, 05/18/2019

Official: OnePlus 7/7 Pro to be noticeably faster than rival flagships OnePlus 7 Pro CAD-based renderThe Samsung Galaxy S10 and LG G8 ThinQ both sport Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855. The OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro are also expected to include this chip. But as announced by OnePlus today, its flagship smartphones will be not...
08:16, 05/05/2019

New 2019 BMW 1 Series teased ahead of official reveal News 16 May, 2019 A lightly camouflaged M-Sport edition of the third-generation BMW 1 Series has been caught on camera lapping the Nurburgring...
05:00, 05/16/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Australia's PM launches official campaign six days out from election Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party's election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he will lose....
01:48, 05/12/2019

Official OnePlus 7 Pro product videos pop up hours before announcement With less than six hours to go until the OnePlus 7 Pro makes its international debut, an official marketing video for the flagship smartphone has surfaced online (via Slashleaks) corroborating its entire design.Breaking the 1-minute video down into s...
07:16, 05/14/2019

Maryland official urges divesting from Alabama over abortion ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s comptroller says he’s urging the state’s pension system to divest itself from Alabama-based companies due to the state’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban. In a Facebook post Thursday, Compt...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Florida official, businessman arrested in extortion plot PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) — A former deputy city manager and a local businessman on Florida’s Space Coast are accused of plotting to place cameras in a house where they could capture a councilman having sex with prostitutes as well as plotting to pla...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Germany's top security official decries neo-Nazi march Germany's top security official pledged Friday to act against far-right extremists after a neo-Nazi march in the eastern town of Plauen prompted outrage from mainstream politicians and Jewish groups....
12:48, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Official: Security Guard Fired Gun In Shooting AP HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Colorado school that killed one student and injured eight (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A law enforcement official says a security guard fired his gun during this week’s shooting ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Whole lotta rock: first official Led Zeppelin documentary announced Bernard MacMahon, director of roots music series American Epic, will helm film exploring band’s explosive early yearsThe first ever official documentary film about Led Zeppelin has been announced, to celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary.Announcing t...
06:16, 05/08/2019

Why Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev Are Not an Official Couple Yet Social media doesn't tell the entire story--just ask Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev. The E! star and her former Dancing With the Stars partner have been romantically linked for......
12:00, 05/15/2019

County jail official in Cleveland pleads not guilty The associate warden at a county jail in Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of ordering a corrections officer to turn off his body camera during an emergency where an inmate died and then lying to investigators....
21:48, 05/02/2019

Former Obama official Susan Rice has book out in October NEW YORK (AP) — Susan E. Rice, the former national security adviser and U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has a book coming out this fall. “Tough Love” will be published Oct. 8, Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday. She will reflect on...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Official: Taliban overrun 2 outposts, 15 soldiers killed An Afghan official says the Taliban have launched an assault on two security outposts in western Badghis province, killing 15 security personnel in the latest in a series of deadly attacks targeting the country's beleaguered security forces....
08:00, 05/10/2019

The Honor 20's camera capabilities are pretty much official thanks to this game Honor is a Huawei sub-brand that uses its parent company's technologies to spin off its own smartphone creations. They manage to look like Huawei handsets from a parallel reality and they pull it off quite nicely. Right now, the company is preparing ...
08:16, 05/07/2019

Afghan official: Taliban hit security checkpoints, killing 8 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have targeted security checkpoints in northeastern Takhar province, killing eight members of the security forces. Wafiullah Rahmani, head of the provincial council, says three soldiers and...
03:16, 05/07/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first quarter....
04:32, 05/07/2019

Policemen Killed In Gadchiroli Blast May Have Ignored Rules: Official The police team that came under Maoist attack in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district seems to have ignored standard operating procedures (SOPs) while planning their movement, an official said Thursday....
21:00, 05/02/2019

It's Official: Everyone Hates Jared Kushner's New Immigration Plan Trump administration’s long-awaited new immigration plan will land sometime this week, and it looks like it’s going to make nearly everyone angry, just as predicted. According to the New York Times, the plan will focus on shifting immigration to a me...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Trump to propose overhaul of immigration laws: official U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will propose an overhaul of immigration laws that would favor applicants who speak English, are well educated and have job offers, a senior administration official said....
14:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta: airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:32, 05/15/2019

U.S. tariffs against Airbus would harm Delta - airline official U.S. imposition of tariffs against the European Union over aircraft subsidies would cause "serious harm" to Delta Air Lines since the U.S. carrier is already under contract to buy several billion dollars worth of Airbus aircraft, a senior airline off...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next month....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Iranian official taunts Trump with 9/11 jab as tensions rise A top Iranian official taunted the Trump administration with 9/11 imagery Saturday, making a cruel reference to the attacks on the 2001 World Trade Center....
19:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said on Tu...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Police official says bomb kills 3 in southeast Yemen SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni official say a bomb has exploded in the southeastern province of Hadramout, killing three people and wounding four. A local police official said the bomb went off Friday near a hub for motorcycle taxis in al-Qoton distric...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Boeing Official Played Down Scenario That May Have Doomed Ethiopian Jet Four weeks after faulty sensor data led a 737 MAX jet to crash in Indonesia last year, a Boeing executive raised and dismissed the possibility of a bird collision triggering a second disaster....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Microsoft's Official Examples Of "Acceptable Trash Talk" Are A Joy Microsoft updated the company’s “Community Standards for Xbox” earlier this week, and while this is normally not news, the content is so damn wholesome that it’s worth a closer look....
06:16, 05/02/2019

US official: Intel indicates Iran moved missiles by boat WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says intelligence information that prompted the Pentagon to send an aircraft carrier and Air Force bombers to the Middle East included indications that Iran had moved short-range ballistic missiles aboard boats in or...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Asus ZenFone 6 is official: motorized camera, Snapdragon 855, $499 Aiming to take on the OnePlus 7 and Xiaomi Mi 9, Asus has just announced its latest smartphone – the ZenFone 6 – which offers flagship performance and a decent design without the typically-high price tag. In fact, the ZenFone 6 starts at just $499 an...
13:48, 05/16/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
15:48, 05/07/2019

EU official: China's Belt and Road needs to be more transparent for our companies to buy in Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature investment program isn't open enough for most companies to invest, according to a top European politician....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Official: Initial US assessment blames Iran for ship attacks WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. official says an American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The official s...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Official: Baltimore County officer shot, wounded; man killed BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a Baltimore County police officer has been shot and wounded in an incident at a home that left a man dead. The Baltimore County Police Department said on its Facebook page that officers responded to a 911 call around ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

NYPD training official: Garner video shows ‘chokehold’ NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the New York Police Department’s recruit training says video shows that a restraint technique used on Eric Garner in 2014 “meets the definition of a chokehold.” Inspector Richard Dee testified Tuesday at ...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Chinese marathon official directs race winner the wrong way A Chinese marathon official has been banned for a year after he redirected an elite runner away from the finish line, in a mistake that almost changed the outcome of the race....
00:32, 05/14/2019

Why Princess Charlotte wore two dresses in her official birthday snaps PRINCESS Charlotte of Cambridge wore two frocks as she posed for birthday pics. Here's why Prince William and Kate Middleton's child usually wears dresses....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Official: US renews Iran sanctions waivers for nuclear work The Trump administration on Friday renewed five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran, even as the U.S. steps up the pressure on Tehran, a senior U.S. official said....
14:32, 05/03/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun" at Tehran, the semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Friday....
03:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Senate confirms Jeffrey Rosen as No. 2 Justice Department official The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No. 2 official at the Justice Department, after Attorney General William Barr recommended Rosen for the job to President Donald Trump....
13:00, 05/16/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died Tuesday. She was 88....
12:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting policies governing the polar region, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday before a meeting of the gro...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoints, kill 7 policemen An Afghan official says at least seven Afghan policemen were killed overnight when the Taliban stormed security checkpoints in western Badghis province....
02:32, 05/04/2019

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

UPDATE 1-Transportation official eyed for Fed post, Bloomberg reports The White House is considering Transportation Department Undersecretary Derek Kan for an opening on the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing two unnamed people familiar with the matter....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for 'enemies' A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers "enemies" in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute, a remark that was later disowned by the Qatari government....
15:16, 05/05/2019

Trump says war will mean 'official end of Iran,' warns 'never threaten the United States again' President Trump fired a social media shot at the Iranian regime Sunday afternoon, vowing that war between Washington and Tehran would result in "the official end of Iran" before warning, "[n]ever threaten the United States again!"...
20:00, 05/19/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
21:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. Deployments Followed ‘Clear Indications’ Iran Was Preparing to Attack, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “clear indications” that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. f...
03:00, 05/06/2019

France will not accept repeated Brexit delays: French official France will not tolerate repeated extensions of the Brexit deadline, a French presidential adviser said on Friday, expressing hope that European elections in Britain would jolt its political parties into reaching a deal on leaving the EU....
02:16, 05/10/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoint, killing 20 troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban stormed an army checkpoint in western Farah province, killing 20 troops. Provincial councilman Dadullah Qaneh said on Monday that the insurgents also captured two soldiers in the attack in...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Radio ads offer to 'help out' migrants trying to enter US, Border Patrol official says U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week claimed that advertisements aired on the radio in Central America are urging migrants to come to the U.S. for the "American dream."...
16:32, 04/28/2019

Iraqi official: Suicide bomber attacks Baghdad marketplace BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has attacked a marketplace in Baghdad’s Sadr City suburb, killing seven people and wounding 16. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of media regulations, said ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Brazil expects to collect at least $47 bln in signing bonuses from oil auctions -official Brazil expects to collect at least $47 billion in signing bonuses this year from three upcoming offshore oil auctions set for October and November, an official said on Monday....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin insists Poland waived such rights in 1953, while unde...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Afghan official: Gunmen hit Kabul checkpoint, kill 3 police KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says gunmen stormed a checkpoint in Kabul, killing at least three police officers. Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid says three other policemen were wounded in Sunday night’s attack on the outskir...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader Indonesia's Election Commission says the official count from last month's presidential election shows President Joko Widodo won 55.5% of the vote, securing him a second term....
20:16, 05/20/2019

Lightsaber recognized as official discipline by French Fencing Federation French fencing officials added the lightsaber to the sport's three traditional disciplines and even started an academy to structure it. Proponents say it will draw people to fencing and get kids off the couch....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a former female journalist and an adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul...
06:48, 05/11/2019

Afghan official: gunmen kill provincial intelligence officer KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says unidentified gunmen killed a deputy intelligence director for northern Baghlan province. The provincial official says Abdul Ghafour Mahmoud was shot Sunday while traveling to the capital, Kabul, and a...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Mamata Banerjee Did Not Return PM's Calls During Cyclone Fani: Official Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Saturday tried to contact West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss cyclone Fani but could not do so as his calls were not returned, a top government......
02:16, 05/05/2019

Need To Move Forward In Listing Masood Azhar As Terrorist: US Official Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a rally in Ayodhya district in Uttar Pradesh today, said while opposition parties had a track record of going soft on terrorism, his government was the only one that......
08:00, 05/01/2019

New 2019 Vauxhall Corsa: Official testing images revealed The design of the next-gen Corsa was overhauled when PSA acquired Vauxhall/Opel Peugeot 208-based fifth-gen supermini edges closer to Summer launch date New images released by Vauxhall show the upcoming fifth-gen Corsa supermini carrying out extre...
05:32, 05/01/2019

6 dead after gunmen attack church in Burkina Faso: official Gunmen killed six people including a priest outside a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, a local official said, the second attack on Christians in two weeks in a nation increasingly overrun by jihadists....
15:16, 05/12/2019

US Official, Injured In Sri Lanka Suicide Attack, Dies In Hospital A US official wounded in Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday suicide bombings has died in hospital, raising to 258 the total number killed, including 45 foreigners, officials said Wednesday....
05:48, 05/08/2019

Not right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in steel dispute: official Progress being made between Washington and Mexico City toward repealing U.S. tariffs on steel means it is not the right time for Mexico to target new U.S. products in retaliation for the duties, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday....
17:48, 05/15/2019

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Inaugural Official Disputes White House Account of Her Departure Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former adviser to the first lady who played a key role in planning President Trump’s inaugural festivities, said she was “thrown under the bus.”...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said on Tuesday....
10:32, 05/21/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
10:48, 05/21/2019

UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet A United Nations human rights team is to begin an official visit to Venezuela on Monday at the invitation of the Government, potentially paving the way for an official mission to Caracas by the UN’s top rights official, Michelle Bachelet....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Obama budget official: 'Medicare for All' is Democrat version of GOP's 'repeal and replace' "Single-payer is the Democratic equivalent of repeal and replace. It'll never be legislated, because the details are too hard," President Barack Obama's former budget chief says....
14:16, 05/21/2019

New 2019 Bentley Flying Spur: official teaser images released News 16 May, 2019 Official teasers of the upcoming Bentley Flying Spur have been revealed, previewing the new luxury limousine inside and out...
09:32, 05/16/2019

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secretary said on Monday....
19:00, 05/20/2019

‘Foreign children’ in overwhelmed Syrian camp need urgent international help, says top UN official Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria, a top UN official said on Thursday....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Former FBI official defends investigation of Russia probe's origins: 'When you leak, you have an agenda' Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the Russia probe's origins was "entirely appropriate" and brought hope for finally getting to the bottom of a controversy that dominated the country's attention for two years....
13:32, 05/17/2019

Taxpayers union official: Here's why Sanders' 'Avengers: Endgame' tax proposition is wrong Senior Fellow for the National Taxpayers Union Mattie Duppler says that Bernie Sanders' tax proposition for Disney following the record-breaking release of 'Avengers: Endgame' is a "half-baked idea."...
10:00, 05/01/2019

US Cyber Official, British Telcos Said to Discuss Huawei in London Meeting The closed-door meeting comes after sources told Reuters last week that Britain has decided to bar China's Huawei Technologies from the core of its 5G network...
20:16, 05/01/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Japan's SoftBank invests $1 bln in delivery app Rappi Japan's SoftBank will invest $1 billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi, marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America, according to a statement on Tuesday, confirming earlier media reports....
17:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. cyber official, British telcos to discuss Huawei in London meeting Security officials from British telecoms operators are to meet with the leading U.S. diplomat on cybersecurity in London on Tuesday to discuss the risks of equipment made by China's Huawei, according to five people familiar with the matter....
14:16, 04/30/2019

After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law....
12:16, 05/01/2019

Russia c.bank expects economic growth to pick up later this year - official Russia's central bank expects economic growth to pick up later this year due to large state investments, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday....
04:48, 05/20/2019

Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident as a hate crime targeting Sabbath worshipers on the last day of...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Young people worldwide can ‘determine the future of migration,’ says UN senior official The key role that young people play in determining the future of migration governance around the world is the focus of the session this year of the International Dialogue on Migration at the UN, convened by the International Organization for Migratio...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Trump plans official launch of re-election campaign in mid-June: sources President Donald Trump, facing a potentially difficult path to winning a second term in November 2020, plans an official rollout to his re-election campaign in mid-June, the four-year anniversary of his first run, sources said on Monday....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Top Veterans Affairs official hits back at AOC's claim the VA doesn't have enough money Richard Stone, the Department of Veterans Affairs executive in charge, poked a hole in Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's claim the agency is not fully funded....
08:32, 05/02/2019

Cummings to ex-White House official: Answer our questions or face prison House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is threatening fines or even imprisonment for a former White House official if he refuses to satisfactorily answer questions when he appears for a closed-door interview on Wednesday.“There...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Official Thai election results favor anti-military party Thailand's Election Commission has officially endorsed the results from the country's March 24 general election, declaring that the Pheu Thai Party associated with fugitive former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra topped the field by winning 136 cons...
07:00, 05/07/2019

710 fighters of Libya's official government killed since beginning of battle for Tripoli Seven hundred and 10 fighters of the internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli have been killed since the beginning of the battle for the capital, the government said in a statement....
10:00, 05/04/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, a source told Fox News on Monday evening....
17:48, 05/13/2019

Politicians condemn brazen shooting attack on deputy, official near Congress Cambiemos officials vow to bring perpetrators to justice, as lawmakers across the political spectrum condemn attack on Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón near Congress....
17:48, 05/09/2019

Amid Bailout Talks, Pak Appoints Ex-IMF Official As State Bank Governor A Pakistani economist working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been appointed as the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), as the cash-strapped country seeks to finalise a......
06:32, 05/05/2019

The Last of Us 2 release date announcement coming soon? Sony 'official update' imminent Sony and Naughty Dog could be due to offer another formal update about The Last of Us II's release date very soon according to information from a trusted source....
07:32, 05/06/2019

Mercosur and EU very close to agreeing free-trade deal, says Brazilian official "We’ve never been so close," Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretary Lucas Ferraz tells Bloomberg. Deal could be made as early as next week, or more likely by the end of June....
10:16, 05/08/2019

No Data On Surgical Strikes Carried Before September 2016: Army Official The Indian Army has no data to suggest that surgical strikes were conducted by its troops across the Line of Control (LoC) before September 29, 2016, the day when such strikes were carried out in......
09:16, 05/08/2019

Official renders leak of some OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro accessories including the Bullets Wireless 2 We've shown you renders of the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, and have even passed along leaked photographs of the official cases for the new models. Now, thanks to a tweet from Ishan Agarwal, we have official renders of some of the accessories for the...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping Likely To Meet Next Month: White House Official US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, White House economic......
12:32, 05/12/2019

Huge leak of official cases for the OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro confirms major differences between the two This coming Tuesday, May 14th, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro will be officially unveiled. And while a number of renders have been disseminated giving us an idea of what the phone will look like, WinFuture has published (via GSM Arena) pictures of t...
17:32, 05/12/2019

The Surprising History Behind the Royal Family's Official and Unofficial Rules and Protocol Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have always done it their way. The new parents officially introduced their first child to the world, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex presenting son......
11:16, 05/08/2019

Pompeo returned to Washington to discuss Iran, North Korea: official U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cut short a European trip and returned to Washington for meetings on Iran and North Korea, a senior State Department official said on Thursday....
09:00, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), which carried out the deadly suicide attacks on......
12:32, 05/20/2019

Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations Carl Kline’s appearance before Congress was the latest episode in a continuing debate over the vetting and approval of the people working for President Trump....
18:48, 05/02/2019

Cyclone Fani: Senior Health Official Suspended For Not Joining Work The Odisha government has suspended Chief District Medical Officer (CDMO) of Rayagada, Siva Prasad Padhi, for not joining duty despite a government's order cancelling holidays of all employees in the......
21:00, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong extradition law could instill climate of fear, says Taiwan official Chinese-ruled Hong Kong's push for an extradition law with Beijing could further undermine the city's freedoms and rule of law and a instill a climate of fear, a senior Taiwan official overseeing policy with China said on Friday....
06:32, 05/03/2019

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16:16, 05/14/2019

Three killed in suspected Islamic State attack on southern Libya: official Three people were killed on Thursday in a suspected hit-and-run attack by Islamic State militants on a town in southern Libya, residents and a military official said, the second such attack within days....
07:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls-sources U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will propose on Wednesday granting mobile phone companies new powers to block the rising number of unwanted "robocalls", industry officials briefed on the plans said....
06:16, 05/15/2019

Linking Christchurch attack and Sri Lanka bombing a ‘cheap shot,’ New Zealand official says Foreign Minister Winston Peters hit back at a Sri Lankan official’s claim that the Easter Sunday attacks were carried out in retaliation for the shooting at a mosque last month....
08:48, 04/30/2019

It’s official: The ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale was the worst episode in the show’s history A few weeks ago, the fourth episode of the last Game of Thrones season needed only a few days to become the show’s worst-rated episode on IMDB. It had an average rating of 6.6/10 from more than 62,000 reviews, and that rating sank even lower in...
10:32, 05/20/2019

President Trump Appoints Former Obama Administration Official Mark Morgan as ICE Head (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is tapping a former border patrol chief who served in the Obama administration to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Trump tweets that Mark Morgan “will be joining the Trump Administration as t...
12:32, 05/05/2019

Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor says he is waiting for official statement on election Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor said on Monday that he would wait for an official statement from the High Election Board (YSK) before speaking about its decision to annul and re-run mayoral elections in Istanbul....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Meghan Markle Wears Sleeveless White Trench in Her First Official Baby Photos Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wore an elegant cream-colored sleeveless trench dress for her first official appearance on Wednesday morning, two days after giving birth to her first child, a baby boy on Monday, May 6. Markle, who’s been noted for h...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end ...
05:32, 05/20/2019

Cummings schedules testimony from ex-White House security official in clearance probe House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., scheduled an interview for this upcoming Wednesday with former White House Personnel Security Director Carl Kline amid the Congressional investigation into White House security clearances....
18:00, 04/28/2019

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a top UN humanitarian official said on Wednesday....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Top Border Patrol official: Facilities not 'designed to handle' heavy flow of immigrants A top border patrol official said Monday on “Fox & Friends” that facilities intended to house migrants and illegal immigrant detainees were “not designed to handle [the] type of flow” being seen along the Mexican border....
15:16, 05/06/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing further terrorist acts, attacks against civilians, repri...
15:00, 04/28/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday, after negotiating a deal that ended steel tariffs in the region....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Are Nikki Bella and Artem Chigvintsev an "Official" Couple Yet? Brie Calls Her Sister Out Nikki Bella insists she and Artem Chigvintsev are still not an "official" couple, but her twin sister Brie Bella is just not buying it. E! News learned in January that the Nikki,......
15:48, 05/12/2019

Former Transportation Dept official compares Jacksonville Boeing 737 accident to 'Miracle on the Hudson' Former Deputy Assistant Transportation Secretary Oliver McGee told "Fox and Friends" that a contaminated runway was the culprit behind the Boeing 737 sliding into a river in Jacksonville, Florida on Friday....
14:32, 05/04/2019

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-BRIEF-Circor Reports First-Quarter 2019 Financial Results (April 25) (Company corrects quarterly GAAP loss figure to reflect errors related to the accounting for the divestiture of company's Reliability Services business) CIRCOR International Inc:...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Temptation to 'game the system' could derail US-China trade deal, says former American official A trade deal between the United States and China — which is reportedly around the corner — might be derailed by a "temptation to game the system," according to a former U.S. diplomat and ambassador....
02:16, 05/03/2019

Former CIA official: 'Absolutely necessary to talk about' taking preventative action amid Iran tensions Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would send as many as 120,000 troops to the Middle East in the case an attack by Iran on American forces....
16:48, 05/14/2019

California prison official watched YouTube videos for hours while on duty: report A California prison administrator made use of the state’s tax dollars by watching thousands of hours of YouTube videos while on the clock, according to a report released by the California state auditor on Tuesday....
03:16, 05/08/2019

Canada’s top soldier attends cabinet meeting but appearance ‘had nothing to do’ with Norman case: official Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance and Jody Thomas, deputy minister of national defence, attended cabinet on Tuesday but officials say it had "nothing to do" with Norman....
13:16, 05/14/2019

The official OnePlus 7 Pro launch video just leaked hours ahead of today’s event The day many OnePlus fans must have been waiting for is finally here. The OnePlus 7 series will soon be unveiled, and we’ll know everything there is to know about the three handsets the Chinese smartphone maker is about to announce. Well, we&rs...
05:48, 05/14/2019

Official says White House never told him to change a security clearance decision -source The former head of White House security clearances told congressional investigators on Wednesday he was never instructed to change a security clearance determination by anyone at the White House, a source familiar with his closed-door interview said....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Former Obama campaign official: Lack of early endorsements for Biden could be a good thing Robin Biro, who served as a regional field director for the Obama-Biden campaign, argues that it's better for Biden to not get early endorsements from Obama loyalists right now....
10:32, 05/13/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to flourish, said the UN Special Adviser on the Prev...
12:16, 05/01/2019

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to news reports, approximately 200 rockets were fire...
14:48, 05/04/2019

5 civilians, 4 insurgents killed in attack on luxury hotel in southwest Pakistan: official A Pakistani regional police chief increased Sunday the death toll from an attack on a luxury hotel to five people, which he said did not include four gunmen killed by security forces....
04:32, 05/12/2019

U.S. Refuses to Recognize Threat of Arctic Climate Change as Trump Official Cheers Melting Sea Ice A rational person looking at the collapse of the Arctic as we’ve known it for at least 115,000 years would see an ecological and humanitarian crisis. For the Trump administration, it’s just another business opportunity and chance to peddle climate de...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Trump taps Mark Morgan, former Obama official who supports border wall, to head ICE Morgan had been the top official at Customs and Border Protection in the Obama administration, but has been outspoken in favor of Trump’s signature proposal for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border....
09:48, 05/05/2019

Bernie Sanders is right to team up with 'young, energetic' Ocasio-Cortez: Trump campaign official A campaign advisory board member for President Trump's reelection campaign said on Wednesday that Bernie Sanders made a good choice in making a recent appearance with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
13:32, 05/15/2019

Hillary Clinton Said Russia Infiltrated All Florida Election Systems. A State Official Disputes That Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report said that Russian spies attempted to hack into many of Florida’s local election systems, succeeding in penetrating “at least one” county government network. But Mueller did not say any m...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a civil war which could lead to the permanent division of the country”....
09:32, 05/21/2019

Samsung Galaxy Home mini smart speaker leaks ahead of official launch Samsung revealed its own take on smart speakers last year, but the company's first product, suggestively dubbed Galaxy Home, has yet to make its debut on the market. We're not sure if Samsung has hit a snag with the project or the South Korean giant ...
22:32, 05/21/2019

Official: Initial U.S. Assessment Blames Iran for United Arab Emirates Ship Attacks WASHINGTON — An American military team’s initial assessment is that Iranian or Iranian-backed proxies used explosives Sunday to blow large holes in four ships anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. official said Monday...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian official confirm “massacre” in the country’s north, while news media say 11 slain in attack at bar....
16:00, 05/19/2019

Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison....
18:16, 05/02/2019

Official says a security guard fired his gun during this week’s shooting at a charter school in a Denver suburb. HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Official says a security guard fired his gun during this week’s shooting at a charter school in a Denver suburb....
12:32, 05/09/2019

Trump has asserted executive privilege over entire Mueller report: Justice Dept official President Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted executive privilege over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and its underlying investigative materials, escalating a battle with the Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee....
10:48, 05/08/2019

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
17:16, 05/13/2019

Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds alarm over recent ethnically-targeted killings The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed on Thursday his deepest concern and strongly condemned recent attacks against villages in Mali, including mass-killings last weekend in the Mopti region, which l...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday, kicking off its eighth Annual Youth Forum. ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Gunmen shoot lawmaker Héctor Olivares outside Congress building, kill provincial government official Héctor Olivares participated in a debate in Congress on Wednesday about a law to limit the criminal activity of football hooligans. A companion of his, Miguel Marcelo Yadón, died before reaching hospital....
08:16, 05/09/2019

Former FBI official: ‘Realistic’ for Graham to seek to declassify key docs related to FBI's surveillance of Trump campaign officials A former FBI assistant director said Monday that it was "realistic" for Sen. Linsdey Graham to push to declassify key documents related to the FBI’s surveillance of the Trump campaign as part of its Russia probe....
10:32, 05/13/2019

UN’s Bachelet rejects Sri Lankan official’s ‘spin’ on Human Rights Council encounter, urges reforms The UN’s top rights official on Wednesday rejected claims by Sri Lankan officials that she distanced herself from a report on the country and instructed her staff to be more “cautious” in future, before stressing her commitment to justice for victims...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultural Dialogue is opening at a “very timely” moment....
18:00, 05/01/2019

‘The time for action is now’ senior UN peacekeeping official says, urging support for regional force combating Sahel terrorism The five-year-old force working to stabilize Africa’s Sahel has shown great potential, but needs more support from the international community to reach full operational capacity, a top UN peacekeeping official said on Thursday, calling for enhanced p...
15:48, 05/16/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “the worst extreme weather event to occur so far thi...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cultural agency said on Thursday at the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play in countering and preventing violent extremism....
15:48, 05/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL full specs leak ahead of official reveal Once again, a major smartphone vendor will have virtually nothing left to reveal at its reveal event, as Google’s mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones have leaked in full this week. First, courtesy of Max J., we got a look at the reta...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday....
07:00, 05/18/2019

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks To Start In Doha, Says Taliban Official A new round of peace talks between the Taliban and the US starts Wednesday in Qatar, an official for the insurgents said, as the foes seek a way out of America's longest war....
01:32, 05/01/2019

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

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
21:16, 05/06/2019

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' official trailer features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which dropped its official trailer Tuesday.        ...
12:00, 05/21/2019

Jet traveling to northern Mexico has been lost - Mexico transport official A jet traveling from Las Vegas, Nevada to Monterrey in northern Mexico never reached its destination and has been lost, a Mexican transport ministry spokesman said on Monday....
11:16, 05/06/2019

Official release date for Oculus Quest, Oculus Rift S is May 21 Oculus has finally told us the release date for the new Oculus Rift S and standalone Oculus Quest headset that will be available starting on May 21. Both headsets will be available for $399 / £399 (around AU$730) and are available for pre-o...
11:16, 04/30/2019

The OnePlus 7 is official: great specs, great price, but not coming to the US After numerous leaks, hints, and teasers, the OnePlus 7 is now official. And it is exactly the phone we expected it to be: a reasonably priced Android handset with top-notch specs running clean, bloat-free Android. Alongside the OnePlus 7, the compan...
09:16, 05/14/2019

China's NetEase to launch first official Pokemon game in China Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on Monday it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Gamefreak for the domestic release of Pokemon Quest, marking the first official Pokemon mobile game release in China....
01:48, 05/20/2019

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
17:32, 05/19/2019

Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 5.1 Plus Get Rs. 1,750 Discount on Official Website The Nokia 6.1 Plus and the Nokia 5.1 Plus are available with a discount worth Rs.1,750 from the official Nokia e-store, and more offers for Airtel customers....
07:16, 05/08/2019

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are now finally official: here's all you need to know Google has just officially lifted the cover off its first truly affordable Pixel phones that promise to bring an incredible camera and years of software support: welcome the Google Pixel 3a and its larger sibling, the Pixel 3a XL.While the new Pixel ...
11:32, 05/07/2019

It's official: 'Avengers: Endgame' is bigger than 'Titanic' with $2.2B at global box office "Avengers: Endgame" has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time. It's blown past "Titanic" and is closing in on "Avatar."        ...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Retrial of 'Sharia police' suspects opens in Germany Seven men accused of posing as a self-styled "Sharia police" in Germany have gone on trial for the second time, on charges they violated rules on wearing uniforms....
06:16, 05/20/2019

Judge won’t delay sentencing for 2015 ‘The Bachelor’ star INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A judge has refused to delay sentencing for a northern Iowa farmer who appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor” and who was involved in a fatal crash. Thirty-seven-year-old Chris Soules pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to a ...
06:16, 05/20/2019

EU rejects claim that its car exports threaten US security BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is rejecting claims that Europe’s car exports pose a threat to the United States after U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ruled that imported vehicles and parts imperil national security. European Commission ...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Michigan utility releases 12 juvenile turtles into habitat SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A dozen juvenile turtles have been released into a habitat created for them by employees of a Michigan utility. Jackson-based Consumers Energy says the Blanding’s turtles were placed Thursday in the Saginaw area. Two adult...
06:16, 05/20/2019

A company called Armbruster-Stageway out of Fort Smith, Arkansas has quite a long history of buildin A company called Armbruster-Stageway out of Fort Smith, Arkansas has quite a long history of building funeral coaches and limos. Back in the ’70s, it built this 454 cubic-inch, fifteen-passenger monster Chevrolet Suburban. I love the look of all thos...
06:48, 05/20/2019

Bayern celebrate toughest title in years with 'Robbery' send-off party | Andy Brassell Bayern Munich had to work to win the Bundesliga at last but as two great heroes depart, questions remain over the managerFor two minutes and 40 seconds, it was on. The last-day drama in the Bundesliga title race that all neutrals – OK, all non-Bayern...
06:48, 05/20/2019

Manchester City Need To Win Champions League, Says Pep Guardiola Manchester City have never won Champions League. They lost to Monaco in the last-16 in 2017 and exited in the last eight to Liverpool last year and Tottenham this season....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Freezing plan prices and a Boost sale puts T-Mobile's merger with Sprint back on track UPDATE: The rumored merger approval concessions have now taken shape. T-Mobile and Sprint will have to spin off Boost, and complete their 5G network rollout in a time span of three years, during which the new T-Mobile can't raise plan prices from the...
07:16, 05/20/2019

Sweden requests detention order for Julian Assange The development sets up a possible future tug-of-war between Sweden and the United States over any extradition of Assange from Britain.        ...
07:16, 05/20/2019

Redmi Note 7S vs Realme 3 vs Samsung Galaxy M20 Redmi Note 7S price in India starts at Rs. 10,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant, while Realme 3 price begins at Rs. 8,999 and Samsung Galaxy M20 base variant is priced at Rs. 10,990....
07:16, 05/20/2019

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs by August, including 900 this week Ford Motor said Monday that it is laying off about 7,000 salaried workers, about 10% of that global workforce, as part of a restructuring plan designed to save the No. 2 automaker $600 million annually....
07:32, 05/20/2019

Fox & Friends Has a Little Meltdown About a Democrat Getting Applause on Fox News Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade suffered some sort of break from reality on Monday morning after Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg received (checks notes) applause at his Fox News presidential town hall on Sunday night, suggesting that something sn...
08:16, 05/20/2019

Chicago police seek suspect in arson attempt at synagogue CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police are stepping up patrols at synagogues as well as Jewish schools and businesses after an attempted arson at a synagogue and vandalism near others. Police say they’re seeking to identify a person seen on surveillance...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Democrats who are purging pro-life progressives putting party ‘in jeopardy,’ leader warns Democratic leaders are "completely wrong" in their attempts to purge members opposed to abortion from the party, a pro-life Democratic leader tells Fox News....
08:32, 05/20/2019

Paul Gustard insists he must improve after Harlequins narrowly miss out on Premiership semi-final berth Paul Gustard says Harlequins will not settle for fifth place in the Premiership next term after their season ended in agonising fashion at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday....
08:32, 05/20/2019

Listen, parents, here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t use child tracking apps The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health, mindfulness, sleep, eating habits and even sexual activity. Some of the more thorny ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Realme launches in Europe to steal Honor’s and Xiaomi’s lunch money The fight for the entry-level segment of the European smartphone market heated up today, as Realme, a sister-company to OPPO and OnePlus, waded into the fray with the launch of its flagship device, the Realme 3 Pro. Specs-wise, the Realme 3 Pro is a ...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Israel's MyHeritage expands DNA testing to health Israel's MyHeritage, a service for family history and DNA testing, said on Monday it was launching a test that provides comprehensive health reports to consumers....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Tech Stocks Sink After Google Cuts Huawei Off Android Support Selling was especially heavy among semiconductor stocks, as investors grappled with the prospect that the administration order cuts off the flow of crucial microchips to Huawei, a major customer....
10:00, 05/20/2019

Game of Series Finales: Which Show's Ending Reigns Supreme? The end has come for one of the biggest shows on TV, and now we need to know: How does it stack up? For years, we've been asking whether you love or hate nearly every series finale......
10:00, 05/20/2019

Eiffel Tower closed after man tries to climb Paris landmark Firefighters at scene as intruder seen dangling near top of towerThe Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a man tried to scale it.The man could be seen dangling just below the third and highest level of the structure. A rescuer dressed in red could ...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Europe's centrists draw on Austrian scandal to issue far-right warning Mainstream parties hope voters will shun populists in wake of ‘politicians for sale’ revelationAustria’s ‘Ibiza scandal’: what happened and why does it matter?Politicians from mainstream parties across Europe have called on voters to shun the far rig...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Rod Stewart donates £10,000 after model railway club vandalised Singer says he is absolutely devastated at destruction of exhibition in LincolnshireThe singer Rod Stewart has said he is “absolutely devastated” over the destruction of a model railway exhibition and has promised to donate £10,000 after it was trash...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Browsing Cinefile Video with Joanna Hogg, director of The Souvenir Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama The Souvenir was one of our favorite films to come out of this year’s Sundance Festival. Set in the 1980s, The Souvenir follows a “quietly ambitious film student,” through the ups and downs of her first serio...
10:48, 05/20/2019

AP Top Stories May 19 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 19th: Tensions with Iran rise in Persian Gulf; Russian agent asks for money; 21 story building imploded; Billionaire gives huge gift to college graduates.        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Enlarge / Huntsman Olefins petrochemical industry, manufacturer of ethylene and propylene, Wilton, Teesside, UK. (credit: Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) When we think about climate change, we most often think about e...
11:00, 05/20/2019

'Game of Thrones' fan reaction poll: 60% of readers disliked finale; read their thoughts USA TODAY polls found a majority, solid but not overwhelming, expressed dissatisfaction with final episode of "Game of Thrones." Read their thoughts.        ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

'Game of Thrones' finale blocked in China due to trade war The Game of Thrones finale may have aired last night but the show isn't over yet -- at least in China, where the episode has yet to air. Tencent Video, the streaming platform that controls the rights of HBO's series in China, didn't br...
11:16, 05/20/2019

Alabama police arrest suspect in shooting death of officer A man sought for the shooting death of an Auburn, Alabama, police officer and the wounding of two others was arrested without incident early on Monday after a brief manhunt that had the community on edge, authorities said....
11:32, 05/20/2019

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness....
11:48, 05/20/2019

This Is The Most Awkward 20 Seconds Of A Softball Broadcast I've Ever Heard It brings me no pleasure to report this, but I am compelled to share with you an absolutely brutal exchange between play-by-play man Mark Neely and color commentator Danielle Lawrie that occurred during Michigan and James Madison’s NCAA Softball Tou...
12:00, 05/20/2019

The best free YouTube video converter 2019: watch clips on any device It's easy to spend hours watching new videos on YouTube when you have a reliable internet connection, but if you're going to be offline, you might want to save a collection of clips to watch later on your PC, tablet, games console, or smart...
12:16, 05/20/2019

Lori Lightfoot Is Inaugurated, Vowing End to ‘Kiss a Ring’ Chicago Politics Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
12:16, 05/20/2019

Pacquiao heading back to ring to fight unbeaten Thurman LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao will get back into the ring on July 20 to face unbeaten welterweight champion Keith Thurman in what could be a highlight fight of the summer. Pacquiao, 40, dominated Adrian Broner to retain his portion of the welterwei...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Sacristán resigns as coach of relegated Girona MADRID (AP) — Girona says coach Eusebio Sacristán has resigned following the team’s relegation in the Spanish league. Sacristán still had a year left on his contract but decided not to return for a second season with the Catalan club. Playing i...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Want to Be Happier? Live Closer to the Stuff You Want to Do The next time you’re apartment or house hunting, don’t start by looking for the perfect building or home. Instead, look for the places where you’d like to spend your time—gyms, libraries, restaurants, and so on—and pick a home as close to those ameni...
12:32, 05/20/2019

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not always save the messages properly....
13:32, 05/20/2019

Trump’s lavish inauguration spending eyeballed by the feds Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are poring over tens of thousands of documents related to President Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investigation into the committee’s finances was moving forward, a new report said Monday. The President’s Ina...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Identity platform provider Auth0 raises $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion Bellevue, Washington-based Auth0, which developers a cloud-based identity authentication platform, has raised $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion.Read More...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Why Tuesday’s City Primary Could Mean the End of Philadelphia’s Soda Tax The tax isn’t on the ballot, but the beverage industry has spent more than $600,000 to back City Council and mayoral candidates who want to strike it down....
14:48, 05/20/2019

China's Didi shuns Mexico's ride-hailing tax plan Chinese ride-hailing platform Didi said on Monday it would not take part for now in a new Mexican scheme to retain tax from drivers and delivery riders at technology companies, after rival firms Uber and Cabify signed up to the program....
14:48, 05/20/2019

Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Pl Jalopnik The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber | Gizmodo Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Plastic Water Bottle in Plain Sight | Kotaku Socialist Twitch Streamer Says He’s Changing Minds | Lifehacker What to Do If You Miss Your Flight | The Ta...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance COLUMBUS, Ohio — For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina’s legislature. A bill was being ...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Dish Network to Buy EchoStar's Broadcast Satellite Business Dish Network reached a deal to buy EchoStar’s broadcast satellite-service business for about $800 million in stock, as the company brings in-house operations it split off more than a decade ago....
16:32, 05/20/2019

Measles cases continue climb; 'eliminated' disease see highest total in 25 years The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. is continuing to climb despite efforts to stifle spread of a disease that was declared eliminated in 2000.        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Trump vows to appeal U.S. judge's ruling on financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he disagreed with a federal judge who ruled against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records and told reporters he would appeal the decision....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged with the conflict in Syria, saying they were "deeply concerned" about extremist groups in the country....
17:00, 05/20/2019

After Exit Polls, Opposition Talks Of Voting Machines, To Meet Poll Body Representatives of 21 opposition parties will meet the Election Commission tomorrow afternoon to flag their concerns about Electronic Voting Machines and the VVPAT (Voter Verified Paper Trail......
17:16, 05/20/2019

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood Children are missing out on much needed nutrients by not eating seafood. The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has declined every year since 2...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Efficiency Win: Heinz Has Eliminated All Their Executive Positions After Realizing All They Need Is A Couple Factory Guys To Make Ketchup Here’s an absolute brilliant move by the biggest name in the condiment industry: Heinz has just eliminated all their executive positions after realizing all they need is a couple factory guys to make ketchup....
17:48, 05/20/2019

Yoenis Cespedes’ bizarre mishap could create Mets’ money battle Yoenis Cespedes’ fall from grace turned literal Saturday night, and his future with the Mets may have gone down with it. The Mets’ long-lost outfielder, who has been out since last July after undergoing double-heel surgery, sustained multiple fractur...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Calf injury to keep Iguodala out of Game 4 The Golden State Warriors will be without the services of veteran swingman Andre Iguodala on Monday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a sore left calf, coach Steve Kerr confirmed....
18:32, 05/20/2019

Trump personal attorney denies claim from Michael Cohen he directed jailed lawyer to lie about Trump Tower Moscow project Lawyers representing President Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow has dismissed a report claiming he instructed Michael Cohen to make false claims regarding the Trump Tower Moscow project....
18:32, 05/20/2019

Robert De Niro's Trump insults making him 'more insane' than 'Taxi Driver' character: Mark Steyn As Robert De Niro continues to publicly criticize President Trump - once saying he would like to "punch" the Republican "in the face" - he is becoming more "insane" than the iconic character he played in the film "Taxi Driver," conservative commentat...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi...
19:32, 05/20/2019

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded DPS with a $10,000 grant. The money will be used to pay for overtime and other expenses d...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Anthony Davis, John Wall snubs inspired Zion Williamson to sign 'every kid’s autograph' Zion Williamson credits autograph snubs from Anthony Davis and John Wall for inspiring him to sign for every child who asks.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Lawyer: Handcuffing of Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott in Las Vegas an overreaction Frank Salzano addressed video taken by TMZ of Cowboys star being handcuffed. Elliott was not arrested or charged.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Trump: GOP rival Justin Amash has been a loser ‘for a long time’ President Trump on Monday blasted GOP Rep. Justin Amash as a "loser" after the Michigan congressman doubled down on accusations that the president engaged in impeachable conduct....
20:32, 05/20/2019

How the Extreme Porsche 911 GT3 RS Compares to the Even Faster Porsche 911 GT2 RS I’m going to throw a hypothetical your way. Let’s say that, unlike certain people, you decided not to spend $350,000 (or more) to make sure your spawn—a budding Instagram celebro-shill with less-than-stellar SAT scores—gets into the University of Sou...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Google once again points out a feature the Pixel 3a has and the iPhone XS doesn't Was it all the way back in February when we told you about Google testing an AR version of Google Maps for pedestrians? Time sure flies when you're covering this industry. Anyway, Google is now promoting this feature on the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL b...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Australia's re-elected government may miss tax break deadline Australia's re-elected conservative government might not meet a June deadline for tax breaks that policy makers had been counting on to give the slowing economy a much-needed boost, after Prime Minister Scott Morrison said parliament may be unable to...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Austrian cabinet fractures as Kurz ousts far-right minister Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz proposed on Monday sacking his interior minister, escalating a battle triggered when a video sting took down the longtime leader of his far-right coalition partners....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Authorities find car in Surprise linked to Idaho AMBER Alert involving kidnapped teen (KPNX)– Authorities are looking for 17-year-old Sandra Rios-Chavez, who was kidnapped by 18-year-old Miguel Rodriguez-Perez in Jerome County, Idaho on Sunday from the parking lot of the Wendy’s where she works, police say. Authorities say...
22:00, 05/20/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
22:16, 05/20/2019

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
22:32, 05/20/2019

Bonds rebound from lows as markets re-assess presidential race While some investors stress that the opposition Peronist movement is now more likely to win the election, others argued Fernández de Kirchner’s decision is a slight positive....
23:32, 05/20/2019

With Joko Widodo’s Re-Election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen The president of the world’s third-largest democracy won a second term Tuesday, and vowed in an interview to protect pluralism and fight growing extremist threats....
23:32, 05/20/2019

Steph and Seth Curry shared a special moment after the Western Conference finals Stephen Curry and Seth Curry exchanged jerseys and a hug after Steph's Warriors completed the sweep of the Trail Blazers.        ...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Bran Stark Actor Initially Thought Game of Thrones Finale Twist Was a Joke Game of Thrones star Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who played Bran Stark on the show, thought the writers were joking about his character ending up as the new king in Westeros when he first read the script......
00:00, 05/21/2019

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banned from buying equipment from certain Chinese companies. Huawei’s name wasn’t explicitly ...
00:48, 05/21/2019

Florida school shooting defendant due back in court FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The defendant charged with killing 17 people in last year’s Florida school shooting is due back in court. A status hearing is scheduled Tuesday for 20-year-old Nikolas Cruz in the February 2018 massacre at Marjory S...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Michael Cohen: Trump's lawyer advised me to lie about Moscow tower project Recently released transcripts of a closed-door meeting show Cohen accusing Jay Sekulow of telling him to lie to CongressDonald Trump’s former fixer Michael Cohen told Congress it was Trump’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, who suggested he tell lawma...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Richard Carranza held DOE ‘white-supremacy culture’ training City Department of Education brass are targeting a “white-supremacy culture” among school administrators — by disparaging ideas like “individualism,” “objectivity” and “worship of the written word,” The Post has learned....
01:16, 05/21/2019

Trump says there’s ‘no indication’ of threatening actions by Iran “If they do something, it’ll be met with great force. But we have no indication that they will,” Trump told reporters Monday outside the White House....
01:32, 05/21/2019

The Division 2 Wiki: Updates, Raid, Weapons, Patch Notes, 2019 Release Dates and More The Division 2 is the latest Tom Clancy video game from Ubisoft and a sequel to the same popular online action role-playing title released on PS4 and Xbox One earlier this generation. Here's everything you need to know, covered so far by Daily Star....
02:00, 05/21/2019

New Zealand police charge Christchurch mosque attacker with terrorism The man accused of gunning down 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch has been formally charged with terrorism. The charge is a first for New Zealand and carries a maximum penalty of life in prison....
02:16, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Iran presidents seeks wartime executive powers 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): 11 a.m....
02:16, 05/21/2019

Permission to intrude: hiring hackers to bolster cyber defences It’s no news that data breaches and cyberattacks are on the rise, with hacks becoming increasingly sophisticated. Businesses are struggling to keep up with rapidly shifting cybercriminal motivations, tactics and appetites for destruction. ...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Social Media Censorship Is Hurting Those on the Margins, EFF Project Contends Bias on social media has become a highly politicized topic in the US—started mainly by right-wingers crying foul at having their accounts suspended or banned, and snowballing in a series of congressional hearings on the subject. The White House itsel...
03:32, 05/21/2019

"Nonsense": Top Court Rejects Request On Counting Of 100% VVPATs The Supreme Court today dismissed a request seeking 100 per cent matching of VVPAT or voter paper trail slips with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during counting of votes on Thursday for the......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
04:00, 05/21/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro is now on sale in the UK Just around a week after its announcement the OnePlus 7 Pro is now available to buy in the UK, with prices starting at £649.That will get you the phone in Mirror Gray with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, while for £699 you can get it in Mi...
04:32, 05/21/2019

Game Of Thrones: George RR Martin hints at ending for books Game Of Thrones creator George RR Martin has given hints about the ending of his books after seeing the hit series come to an end - and also said he suspects we have "not seen the last of Westeros" on TV....
05:16, 05/21/2019

The company behind TikTok is reportedly launching a Spotify rival ByteDance, the owner of the Vine-like social media app TikTok, might challenge Spotify with a paid streaming service in emerging markets, according to Bloomberg. It could introduce an app (not named after TikTok), in several non-first-world countries...
05:16, 05/21/2019

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to reports....
05:32, 05/21/2019

Hyundai Venue vs Rivals: Price Comparison The Hyundai Venue has been finally launched in India bringing more excitement in the hotly contested subcompact SUV segment. Now, this space has some established rivals including the Maruti Suzuki......
05:32, 05/21/2019

Washington's Huawei reprieve triggers relief rally in bruised EU chip stocks Shares in European semiconductor companies, one of the most sensitive sectors to the global trade tensions, recovered from their worst day in 4-1/2 months on Tuesday after the White House backtracked overnight on tough limits on China's Huawei....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Live Updates: PM Modi, Amit Shah At Ministers Meet In BJP Office The Union Council of Ministers is meeting today at the Bharatiya Janata Party's office in New Delhi. The meeting is also being attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. The......
06:00, 05/21/2019

Astronauts are 'younger' after returning from orbit, here’s why Astronauts age a bit slower than those of us on Earth due to something called "time dilation" described by Einstein's theory of relativity.        ...
06:16, 05/21/2019

Climate protesters disrupt BP investor meeting, Shell gets boost Climate change protesters disrupted oil and gas group BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting "this is a crime scene", while rival Royal Dutch Shell received some rare praise from shareholders on its climate policies....
06:16, 05/21/2019

Tornado hits near Tulsa, Oklahoma airport as five states brace for severe weather A tornado was spotted near the main airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday, as 22 million people in the central United States faced a severe weather system that brought hail, heavy rain and flooding, the National Weather Service (NWS) said....
06:16, 05/21/2019

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06:16, 05/21/2019

Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and a...
06:16, 05/21/2019

|Rand,emergingmarketcurrenciesonthebackfootamidUS-Chinatradetensions The rand weakened in early trade, before strengthening somewhat, as uncertainty around US-China trade talks dampened demand for emerging markets currencies....
06:32, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger won't press charges against 'idiot' who kicked him in the back Arnold Schwarzenegger says he hopes this incident is a "wake-up call" for the man who kicked him in the back.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Awww! Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry share never-before-seen wedding photos on first anniversary Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry are celebrating one year of marriage with some previously unseen pictures from their royal wedding last year.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Matthew McConaughey finally receives his original high school diploma Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Riding on an airplane's wings at 140mph For Kien Lam, once-in-a-lifetime travel dreams are about special experiences. Find out how he fulfilled his goal of walking on the wings on plane during a trip to Washington state and what else he yearns to do....
07:16, 05/21/2019

Jamie Oliver restaurant empire collapses, risking 1,000 jobs Administrators called in at 23 Jamie’s Italian outlets, the Fifteen and BarbecoaJamie Oliver restaurants at risk: the full listJamie Oliver’s restaurant empire is calling in administrators, putting more than 1,000 jobs at risk.The company, which incl...
07:32, 05/21/2019

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that rescued banned masterpieces This crumbling museum in a bleak town by a dried-out sea has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches. But without urgently needed help, it will dieI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Cult...
07:32, 05/21/2019

Nike, Adidas Join Footwear Brands Urging Trump to Drop ‘Catastrophic’ Tariffs on Shoes Made in China Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our consumers, our companies and the American economy as a whole.” ...
07:48, 05/21/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
07:48, 05/21/2019

'The View': Meghan McCain sorry for spoiling 'Game of Thrones' finale ending on air Meghan McCain revealed the "Game of Thrones" ending during "The View," spoiling the finale for anyone who hadn't seen it, including co-host Sunny Hostin.        ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

Were images of Arizona Diamondbacks' potential new stadium leaked by architectural firm? An architectural firm might have offered a sneak peek at what the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks could look like.        ...
08:16, 05/21/2019