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Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban

Activists accuse censors of ‘selective morality’ in nation where transgender women are widely acceptedThe banning of Rocketman, a biographic film about the life of musician Elton John, in Samoa has prompted criticism by human righ...

Backlash in Samoa over 'hypocritical' Rocketman ban

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Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
02:32, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John biopic Rocketman over gay scenes Pacific nation’s censor says homosexual activity depicted on screen violates its lawsThe Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of its depictions of homosexuality.About 97% of people in Samoa identify as Christian,...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Samoa bans Elton John film 'Rocketman' over gay scenes The country's chief censor said the movie "doesn't go well with Christian beliefs here." However, some in Samoa have pointed out what they claim is hypocrisy in cultural attidues towards the LGBT community....
03:16, 06/11/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' banned in Samoa for depictions of homosexuality The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality.        ...
05:32, 06/11/2019

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12:16, 06/03/2019

Rush Limbaugh unloads on Disney, says it's hypocritical about Georgia abortion law The Disney company and CEO Bob Iger are being hypocritical when it comes to possibly boycotting Georgia over their controversial abortion law, this according to conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh....
17:16, 05/31/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggested on Thursday....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii....
16:48, 06/06/2019

North Korean Ship Seized by U.S. Arrives in American Samoa (PAGO PAGO, American Samoa) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest...
08:16, 05/12/2019

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory...
21:16, 05/11/2019

Seized North Korean cargo ship arrives in American Samoa A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. under suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrives in the capital of American Samoa.        ...
19:48, 05/12/2019

North Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa A North Korean ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived Saturday at the capital of this American territory....
22:48, 05/11/2019

Germany 'hypocritical' on NATO: US envoy to Germany Richard Grenell US President Donald Trump's top diplomat in Berlin said German politicians were not committed enough to the alliance's defense spending target. He also said the country should have learned a better lesson from WWII....
01:32, 05/09/2019

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08:16, 05/31/2019

The True Story Behind the Movie Rocketman Rocketman, a musical film about Elton John that arrives in theaters on Friday, looks a lot like a biopic: It traces John’s life from a shy child in London through his stratospheric rise and addiction-fueled lows. But its creative team has repea...
04:32, 05/31/2019

A diminished ‘Godzilla’ still bests ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Ma’ NEW YORK (AP) — “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” was brought down to size at the weekend box office but was still easily No. 1, while the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” and the Octavia Spencer-led horror film “Ma” g...
10:00, 06/02/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Spacey, Rocketman, US Box Office Groping case against actor Kevin Spacey returns to court; Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film; "Godzilla leads box office. (June 3)        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

There's going to be very little of Elton John singing on the Rocketman soundtrack We’re less than a month out from the release of Elton John “biopic” Rocketman, which promises to tell a fantastic, R-rated version of the celebrated singer’s life. You’d be forgiven for assuming that the John-authorized project—which stars Taron Eger...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Elton John: ‘There's no holds barred’ in ‘Rocketman’ Elton John, whose musical biopic "Rocketman" releases Friday, said it took decades for him to warm to the idea of a movie, and years more to make sure it was done honestly....
02:00, 05/31/2019

Everything Rocketman Got Wrong About Elton John's Life Turning someone's life into a two-hour film is no easy feat. After all, lives are rarely lived in the neat, easy-to-track fashion that storytelling requires. They're messy,......
03:48, 06/05/2019

Review: A Glitter-Fueled Rocketman Blasts Off When you think about it, the rock’n’roll biopic is about as un-rock’n’roll as you can get, the ultimate in dancing about architecture. You have to sit still, mostly, through the whole thing. And watching a rock star’s li...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Rocketman review – Elton's sparkliest spectacle yet Taron Egerton is terrific as the singer, but the real star of this electric biopic is director Dexter Fletcher“When are you going to hug me?” That question echoes around Dexter Fletcher’s dazzling rock opera – a fantastical account of the highs and l...
10:32, 05/26/2019

‘Rocketman’ review: A better biopic than ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Freddie Mercury may have had the better voice, but it’s Elton John who gets the better movie. “Rocketman,” director Dexter Fletcher’s trippy new biopic about the flamboyant rocker is braver, deeper and more enlightening than last year’s slobbering pi...
21:48, 05/22/2019

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
13:32, 05/19/2019

Elton John speaks out against ‘Rocketman’ censorship in Russia John and the makers of Rocketman issued a statement after Russian media reported that scenes involving gay sex and drug taking had been cut from a screening in Russia....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Elton John refused to 'tone down' the sex and drugs in 'Rocketman' Elton John isn't shying away from his wild days. In fact, he said he pushed producers of "Rocketman" for an honest portrayal of his sex and cocaine-fueled days of the past....
15:32, 05/27/2019

Taron Egerton's 'Rocketman' prep involved a lot of questions Taron Egerton, the 29-year-old British actor who gained notoriety in films like "The Smoke" and the "Kingsman" franchise, has taken on the role of a lifetime playing music icon Elton John in the biopic, "Rocketman."...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' blows Cannes away Maradona isn't the only star in town – the Elton John biopic Rocketman blew the Cannes film festival away Thursday, with a warts-and-all movie about his wild rock 'n' roll years....
19:16, 05/16/2019

From 'Your Song' to your movie: 'Rocketman' builds on new music biopic With hit tunes, a plot about one of the world's best known performers and flamboyant costumes, "Rocketman" brings Elton John's story to the big screen, the latest musical biopic offering a concert-like experience at the cinema....
08:16, 05/22/2019

Taron Egerton speaks out against Rocketman scene cuts in Russia Actor who stars in Elton John biopic says he is crestfallen at removal of gay scenesThe star of the film Rocketman, Taron Egerton, has said he is crestfallen that scenes featuring men kissing and having sex have been cut from the Sir Elton John biopi...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Elton John touches down in Cannes for sparkling 'Rocketman' premiere Sporting a sequinned "EJ" rocket on his lapel, Elton John beamed his way down the Cannes red carpet on Thursday to see the premiere of his own biopic - "Rocketman"....
16:16, 05/16/2019

Rocketman review – Elton John biopic that's better at the tiaras than the tantrums Taron Egerton does a good impression of the flamboyant musician in this sucrose treatment, a by-the-numbers approach authorised by Elton himselfDexter Fletcher’s rousingly good natured Rocketman is the authorised-version movie about the legendary sin...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Elton John slams Russian censorship of 'Rocketman' gay sex scenes Elton John has hit out at Russian film distributors for editing out gay sex scenes from his biopic "Rocketman," adding that it was a "sad reflection of the divided world we still live in."...
10:32, 06/03/2019

The Elton John biopic Rocketman works best when it remembers to be a musical Would it be giving Rocketman too much credit to assume that the filmmakers behind this Elton John biopic (who include executive producer Elton John) are at least faintly aware of their film’s hoariness? The movie opens, like so many musical biographi...
16:48, 05/19/2019

‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton: I’m not just copying Elton John As Taron Egerton embarked on the timeless flight of musical fantasy that is “Rocketman,” Elton John encouraged the actor playing him to find his own voice. “He told me very early on that he didn’t want me to try and sound like him,” says Egerton of J...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Russia cuts Rocketman scenes citing 'homosexual propaganda' law Elton John biopic’s gay sex and kissing footage edited out in effort to play down singer’s sexualityA Russian media company has reportedly cut all scenes featuring gay sex and men kissing from the Elton John biopic Rocketman because of laws banning “...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Elton John slams Russian cuts to 'Rocketman' gay scenes Elton John on Friday criticized Russia's reported censorship of gay sex scenes in the new movie musical based on his life, "Rocketman," calling the decision "cruelly unaccepting of the love between two people."...
15:32, 05/31/2019

Taron Egerton, Richard Madden and More Dazzle at Rocketman NYC Premiere Elton John is known for his stunning styles and flare for the dramatic. So, it's safe to say that the bar was set high for all the stars attending the Rocketman premiere in New York......
00:16, 05/30/2019

'Rocketman' spins jukebox version of Elton John's bohemian life "Taron Egerton is Elton John," say the billboards for "Rocketman," and that's not hyperbole. Egerton's electric performance as the famed rock star drives this jukebox musical, which imaginatively uses John's rich trove of songs to tell his story, in ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“Fantastic Four”) in the film, knows that his fame h...
08:00, 06/07/2019

Elton John got a birthday gift from ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton Get an eyeful of this. Of all the over-the-top costumes that Taron Egerton rocked as Elton John in the new movie musical “Rocketman,” which opened Friday, there was one item that the actor kept to give as a special gift. “I kept the glasses from ‘You...
22:48, 06/04/2019

We were so close to Rami Malek's Freddy Mercury making a cameo in Rocketman It’s all been leading to this. The cinematic universe. The reliance on a sustainable brand, one with the synergistic potential to unfold across multiple modes of storytelling, branding, and promotion. And the slow monopolization of Hollywood ensures ...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Emotional 'Rocketman' cast formed close bond with Elton John Actor Taron Egerton said on Friday he'd developed a close friendship with Elton John while preparing for the biopic "Rocketman", adding to the emotion after a glittering premiere where few of its stellar attendees were left dried-eyed....
12:00, 05/17/2019

Russia slammed for censoring gay sex scenes from Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' Russian gay rights activists and cultural figures are criticizing the local distributor of a new movie about Elton John for cutting scenes in it depicting homosexual activity and drug use....
12:32, 06/02/2019

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' previews in Russia with cuts to gay scenes Russians are unlikely to see a movie biography of British singer Elton John in its entirety when it is released this week. Media are reporting that scenes involving gay sex and drug-taking will have been removed....
06:00, 06/02/2019

Elton John, Rocketman filmmakers condemn depressingly predictable Russian censorship We ended up not being especially hot on Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John biopic Rocketman, a film that came in less euphorically bizarre than its quite excellent trailer might have led one to believe (or hope). Still, the version that arrived in American...
14:16, 06/01/2019

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
07:32, 05/31/2019

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. That’s exactly what happened with the forthcoming sou...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Lyricist Bernie Taupin on Rocketman‘s Depiction of His 50-Year Bond With Elton John For the past 50 years, Bernie Taupin has served as the primary translator of Elton John’s memories, moods and fantasies. John’s longtime lyricist and musical partner captured his peak sassiness on “The Bitch Is Back,” his drug...
13:32, 05/31/2019

As Rocketman rockets into theaters, Leto offers a more modest rock-musical biopic Elton John isn’t the only rock star getting the biopic treatment this weekend. Friday also brings a movie on another musical icon, albeit one largely unfamiliar to the American masses: Viktor Tsoi, frontman of perhaps the most popular and influential...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Elton John performs with ‘Rocketman’ star Taron Egerton at Cannes premiere The biopic has landed. “Rocketman” premiered Thursday night at the Cannes Film Festival — and Elton John performed an emotional duet with the actor who channels him onscreen to celebrate the occasion. John, 72, and Taron Egerton, 29, sang the t...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Taron Egerton Shares the Hardest Part About Transforming Into Elton John in Rocketman Taron Egerton explains he made a huge, erm, "sacrifice" when he transformed into Elton John. Starring in Rocketman, a musical rendition about the legendary singer's......
00:16, 05/30/2019

Proud dad Elton John keeps sending Taron Egerton positive Rocketman reviews With the Elton John biopic Rocketman releasing this week, Hollywood doppelgänger Taron Egerton has been hitting the promo circuit to talk about both the experience of playing John in a film and the weird reality of becoming good buds with the famous ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton's fury at Russian removal of gay scenes Sir Elton John and Rocketman star Taron Egerton have condemned the decision by a Russian film company to cut gay sex scenes from new biopic Rocketman....
04:48, 06/01/2019

Elton John slams 'Rocketman' sex, drug scene deletions in Russia Elton John and filmmakers say they were unaware that five minutes of sex and drug scenes would be cut from the film in Russia.        ...
18:16, 05/31/2019

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00:00, 06/08/2019

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back. The film stars Taron Egerton as the pop star. (May 16)       ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Fashion Watch: 'Rocketman' lands in Cannes Elton John brought sparkle to his tuxedo at Cannes 2019 but it was Deepika Padukone who turned up the style volume to 11. Priyanka Chopra eluded Hollywood glamour and Bella Hadid brought ruffles to the red carpet. (May 17)     &#...
08:00, 05/17/2019

'Rocketman' hurts: Playing Elton John required falling down stairs, singing underwater Taron Egerton paid his dues playing a struggling Elton John in 'Rocketman.' That's really him falling down stairs and even trying to sing underwater.        ...
07:16, 06/03/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton shoots for the moon playing Elton John in bold new musical Taron Egerton is on a high pressure but exhilarating ride as he prepares to show the world his audacious, R-rated Elton John musical 'Rocketman.'        ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global backlash led by celebrities such as George Clooney and Elton John....
11:16, 05/05/2019

The Backlash to AOC's Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the southern border....
09:16, 06/19/2019

PM faces backlash as Tories lose more than 1,200 councillors Voters have forced out more than 1,200 Conservative councillors during a bruising round of local elections in England - causing the Tories to lose control of 47 local authorities....
12:16, 05/03/2019

How gerrymandering paved the way for the US's anti-abortion backlash Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose votersPublic opinion polls in Alabama, Georgia, Ohio and elsewhere have all found that a majority of citizens in those places ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in the growing controversy over the state’s new abo...
07:32, 05/31/2019

Brunei says it will not enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash Sultan extends moratorium to death by stoning law in rare response to global criticismBrunei’s Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, has extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation on punishments for gay sex, after a global backlash led by...
20:16, 05/05/2019

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
02:48, 06/11/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw smaller parties profit on the back of Conservative and Labour losses....
05:00, 05/03/2019

UK chain facing backlash over ‘LGBT’ sandwich A UK retail chain is getting roasted on social media over a controversial sandwich. In celebration of Pride festivities in the UK, Marks and Spencer recently began offering its “LGBT” sandwich — a guacamole-inclusive twist on a BLT — complete with pa...
16:48, 05/06/2019

After backlash over creepy look, ‘Sonic’ release will be delayed Fans, you can either have a bizarrely human-looking Sonic the Hedgehog this year, or you can have a less odd-looking Sonic the Hedgehog later. The makers of the movie based off the Sega video game announced Friday that it’ll be later. Like, nex...
16:32, 05/24/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay home....
19:32, 05/04/2019

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month eve...
10:00, 06/02/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Biden flips on Hyde Amendment after Democratic backlash After two days of backlash from his own party, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden now says he opposes the Hyde Amendment, which is a ban on using federal funds for abortions that he had long supported. The former vice president denounced the m...
23:00, 06/06/2019

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, has maintained that the Central Park Five were guilty, despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
19:32, 06/04/2019

Biden backlash: will the frontrunner's early stumbles be his downfall? A blunder on abortion right this week shows he may have misjudged the mood of an increasingly progressive partySince his arrival in the 2020 presidential race, Joe Biden has basked in his status as an early frontrunner: he has coasted in most early b...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Russia drops charges against investigative reporter after backlash Russian authorities have dropped a criminal case against investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, after a fierce backlash that appeared to catch the Kremlin off guard....
09:16, 06/11/2019

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
01:48, 05/22/2019

Egyptian actress faces backlash after appearing in blackface CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian actress is facing a backlash after appearing on a TV prank show in blackface in a demeaning imitation of a Sudanese woman. In an episode of the “Shaklabaz” program last week, Shimaa Seif tried to annoy people on a...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Trump faces backlash over plan to dip into Pell reserves Education advocates say a Trump administration plan to use federal Pell Grant money for space exploration would jeopardize aid for future college students. The plan aims to steer $1.9 billion from a Pell Grant surplus to jumpstart a NASA initiative t...
16:16, 05/14/2019

School district changes cold sandwich policy after backlash WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island school district has reversed its decision to serve cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose families owe lunch money. Warwick schools said this week it would serve sunflower butter and jelly sandwic...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Despite backlash, loot boxes could be essential to gaming’s future Enlarge / Some might object to using a slot machine to illustrate a piece on loot boxes, but Juniper directly calls them "a form of in-game gambling" so... (credit: Wikimedia Commons) With all the controversy, scrutiny, and international regulation...
06:32, 05/02/2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ to be redesigned after fan backlash over ‘creepy teeth’ The director of "Sonic the Hedgehog" is burrowing in shame after outraged fans forced him to redraw his star character, whose giant teeth creeped out viewers and sparked a backlash against the flick....
15:16, 05/04/2019

The conditions are ripe for the biggest Brexit backlash imaginable On an unseasonably chilly May afternoon, Nigel Farage looks out at the rows of empty seats at Fylde AFC, a Lancashire football club, the site of the latest of his Brexit Party rallies (eight and counting)....
16:00, 05/07/2019

Brunei backs down on gay sex death penalty after international backlash Brunei will not impose the death penalty on those convicted of having gay sex, in an apparent bid to temper international condemnation following its roll out of strict new Islamic laws last month....
21:16, 05/05/2019

De Blasio faces Dem backlash after expanding deportation triggers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Immigration Commissioner had to go into damage control mode after local officials took issue with the city's expanded approach to cooperating with federal immigration officials....
10:00, 05/14/2019

After the Sri Lanka Terror Attacks, Muslims Fear Backlash As Sri Lanka mourns around 250 people killed in a series of terrorist attacks by a group loyal to ISIS, there are fears that the grief will turn into more violence....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Brunei will not enforce death penalty for gay sex after global backlash The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, on April 3, punishing sodomy, adultery and rape with death, including by stoning....
09:16, 05/05/2019

Brunei says it 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' AP Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is backing off of punishing gay sex with execution after facing global backlash. The small Southeast Asian country sparked an outcry when it rolled out its interpretation of Islamic laws, or sharia, last month, pu...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individuals. The executive director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation and Chick-fil-A’s vice president of ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the proposed legislation entered a second day on Wednesday....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebook and WhatsApp to stop people inciting violence. ...
06:16, 05/13/2019

After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits....
16:48, 06/04/2019

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
16:48, 05/28/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
09:48, 04/30/2019

Tennessee detective responds after backlash for hate-filled sermon The former Tennessee detective is facing backlash and review for recent comments calling for the execution of LGBTQ people.        ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Chase bank draws backlash with 'Monday Motivation' tweet A tweet sent out by the United States largest banking institution that was designed to encourage Americans to save money instead drew a heavy dose of criticism....
13:16, 04/30/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian potato farmers after backlash Farmers sued for allegedly growing potatoes used in Lay’s crisps without permissionPepsiCo has faced a backlash after suing four Indian farmers who allegedly grew a patented strain of potatoes used in its Lay’s crisps without the company’s permission...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Linda Fairstein dropped by publisher after ‘Central Park Five’ backlash Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein, the former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor portrayed in a new movie as having railroaded the former “Central Park Five,” was dropped by her publisher, Dutton, on Friday. The publisher has ̶...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Abuses Protesters, Faces Backlash Mercurial Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday lost his cool when a group of people raised slogans against him as he was campaigning in a village in Ambala....
12:48, 05/07/2019

Danish Muslims feel backlash as immigration becomes election issue Growing numbers of Danish Muslims say they have faced verbal abuse, exclusion and hate crimes since mainstream political parties began adopting anti-immigrant policies previously the preserve of the far right....
03:48, 05/31/2019

Pa. state Dem defends himself following backlash after harassing anti-abortion protester Democratic Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims is incurring heavy backlash on social media after posting a livestream that went viral of him confronting an elderly woman who was protesting outside a Planned Parenthood clinic....
19:48, 05/07/2019

All 9 of Sri Lanka’s Muslim Ministers Resign, as Bombing Backlash Intensifies The resignations were in response to a hunger strike by a Buddhist monk who said he would fast until he died unless one of the ministers, as well as two Muslim governors, were removed from office....
16:16, 06/03/2019

After Backlash, Sultan Of Brunei Rolls Back Death Penalty For Gay Sex Brunei's sultan has announced death by stoning for gay sex and adultery will not be enforced after a global backlash, but critics today called for harsh sharia laws to be abandoned entirely. ......
00:00, 05/06/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
08:00, 05/21/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
00:16, 05/18/2019

Airbnb Backlash: Island Oasis Dreads Becoming Hamptons Hotbed Shelter Island has tried to preserve its character by restricting the short-term rental market, angering many homeowners in the quaint Long Island town....
00:41, 04/29/2019

US briefing: Alabama backlash, Huawei and Camp fire investigation Thursday’s top story: Abortion law spurs protests and lawsuits in Alabama. Plus, how Peppa Pig became a global hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
04:16, 05/16/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford degree after anti-gay law backlash The sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded to him by Oxford University following a backlash to his proposal of the death penalty for gay sex and adultery....
04:00, 05/24/2019

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Backlash On 'Death' For Gay Sex The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after it raised concerns about the Asian nation's strict new anti-LGBT laws....
06:16, 05/24/2019

| AFCON tickets prices reduced after local fans backlash The African Cup of Nations' organising committee has reduced ticket prices after a backlash from Egyptian football fans last month over exorbitant costs....
13:00, 05/15/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative criticism....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
15:16, 06/02/2019

Even Elton John's rooster codpiece had sequins: How his 'Rocketman' costumes steal the movie Any movie depicting Elton John is going to need spectacular stage outfits. Here's how the musical "Rocketman" even amped up John's flamboyant style.        ...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Review: Taron Egerton's spot-on Elton John hits all the right notes in groovy 'Rocketman' Taron Egerton won't go breaking your heart: His great take on rock icon Elton John fuels the fantastical numbers of new jukebox musical 'Rocketman.'        ...
10:48, 05/28/2019

World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Warns Pakistan Teammates Of Backlash At Home Pakistani cricketers are facing strong criticism from both fans and former players after the 89-run defeat to India in the marquee World Cup clash on Sunday....
03:48, 06/18/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Facebook's cryptocurrency ambitions face privacy concerns, political backlash Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
17:00, 06/18/2019

After backlash, Sonic the Hedgehog director vows to alter character’s design The internet kicked up a huge stink over the last few days after seeing the first trailer for Paramount Pictures' live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film, and with good reason – the beloved Sega mascot's character design in the movie is ...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces blowback for racist and homophobic comments....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns.Read More...
21:16, 06/18/2019

Vulnerable Trump begins 2020 campaign amid boasts and backlash With poor poll numbers against Democrats, president faces coordinated opposition – but history may be on his sideDonald Trump will formally launch his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday in one of the weakest positions of any incumbent president in ...
01:00, 06/18/2019

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the city’s specialized high schools. At a closed-door m...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who ha...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Brexit Backlash in U.K. Local Elections as Main Parties Lose Seats The Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party lost seats, early results showed. Experts said that voters were fed up with the malaise over Britain’s withdrawal from the E.U....
03:32, 05/03/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Fans backlash prompts a rethink of ticket pricing A backlash from Egyptian fans, including a jibe from Mo Salah, prompts the Egypt Football Association to reconsider its ticket pricing for the Africa Cup of Nations....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Kylie Jenner facing backlash for 'Handmaid's Tale'-themed party Kylie Jenner threw a "Handmaid's Tale"-themed party for friends over the weekend, which some of her followers are calling "tone-deaf" and "embarrassing."...
10:16, 06/11/2019

Behind Biden’s Reversal on Hyde Amendment: Lobbying, Backlash and an Ally’s Call Mr. Biden suddenly renounced his support for a measure to restrict federal abortion funding after blacks, women’s groups and a longtime friend urged him to do so....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Florida gov adds LGBTQ note to Pulse nightclub memorial after backlash Florida’s governor has changed his Pulse nightclub remembrance proclamation after being accused of “straight-washing” the massacre on its third anniversary. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis faced a storm of protest after his initial remembrance failed to...
12:32, 06/12/2019

New York judge faces backlash after sparing prison for rapist of 14-year-old Shane Piche, 25, sentenced to 10 years probationJudge James McLusky faces calls for him to be disciplinedA judge in upstate New York who sparked outrage after declining to incarcerate a former school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old girl is facing ...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
15:16, 05/01/2019

New York Times drops syndicated cartoons after anti-Semitic backlash The Israeli ambassador to the U.S. on Monday blasted the New York Times as a “cesspool of hostility towards Israel” — as the newspaper said it has suspended publishing syndicated cartoons....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The assistant district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When The...
23:48, 06/12/2019

NFL reporter receives backlash over joke about smashing child's participation trophy NFL reporter Albert Breer created a firestorm on social media Monday after he joked about smashing his child’s participation trophy that they received playing baseball....
09:16, 06/19/2019

AOC's Green New Deal could have Dems facing blue-collar backlash at polls, some say California knows about fault lines. And political observers in the Golden State say the Democrats’ proposed Green New Deal may be a fault line that splits the party’s support – in California and elsewhere....
04:00, 06/02/2019

Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein A Harvard professor under fire from students for representing Harvey Weinstein will not be renewed as a house faculty dean.        ...
19:16, 05/11/2019

Brexit backlash? Britain's Farage sets sight on European election and beyond Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage is one of the few politicians in Britain enjoying this month's elections to the European parliament. In fact, he's relishing it....
06:16, 05/16/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
15:00, 05/21/2019

India's Modi faces backlash for backing terror accused candidate For nearly a decade, Pragya Thakur was known mostly as the saffron-clad Hindu ascetic shuttling in and out of Indian courts, flanked by police, facing charges under an anti-terrorism law for plotting a bomb attack on Muslims....
04:32, 05/17/2019

Constance Wu Clarifies Comments About Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Amid Backlash Constance Wu wants to "unmuddle" the misconceptions about her social media remarks regarding the renewal of Fresh Off the Boat, and wants you to hear her "truth." ABC......
14:48, 05/11/2019

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

Australian restaurant gets backlash for sharing pic of food blogger in a bralette: 'Purposely never going there' Critics took note of Banez’ outfit and subsequently accused the eatery of presenting a “cheap” image, or giving the appearance of a “gentleman's club....
18:16, 05/08/2019

Calvin Klein responds to backlash over Bella Hadid, female robot kiss Calvin Klein has issued an apology after an advertisement featuring supermodel Bella Hadid and internet-famous female robot Lil Miquela kissing and embracing....
11:32, 05/21/2019

New York Times cuts political cartoons amid anti-Semitism backlash The New York Times is yanking daily political cartoons from its international edition after it stirred controversy by publishing a drawing deemed anti-Semitic. The Times released a statement that said it had been considering ending the cartoons and w...
13:48, 06/12/2019

India's Congress leader Rahul Gandhi faces backlash over election drubbing Rahul Gandhi is set to face a backlash from within the main Indian opposition Congress party after it suffered a mauling for a second general election in a row from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party....
09:32, 05/23/2019

CNN's Chris Cuomo responds to backlash after being accused of 'mocking' armed rape survivor CNN anchor Chris Cuomo responded to several critics who slammed him on Wednesday over a tweet that seemed to have mocked National Rifle Association (NRA) member Kimberly Corban. ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign country....
06:00, 05/11/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.        ...
11:00, 04/29/2019

‘When They See Us’ director Ava DuVernay and ‘Exonerated Five’ talk Linda Fairstein backlash during Oprah special Oprah Winfrey sat down for an interview with Korey Wise, Kevin Richardson, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray and Yusef Salaam — the men formerly called “The Central Park Five” and now referred to as “The Exonerated Five” — at Netflix’s FYSEE location in...
11:16, 06/10/2019

Netflix Defends Prank Show Starring Stranger Things Actor Following Backlash Netflix has defended its newly announced prank show, Prank Encounters, following criticism that the program is taking unfair (and unfunny) advantage of people who were looking for jobs. A Netflix spokesperson told TIME on Wednesday that the people wh...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
10:32, 06/05/2019

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling of a neo-Nazi group’s protest of a LGBTQ Pride fes...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Amazon hit with backlash in India for selling shoes and rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon was hit with a social media backlash in India after a range of items bearing images of Hindu gods, including rugs and toilet seat covers, were being sold on its website....
14:48, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro faces backlash as sponsors ditch NY gala dinner Delta Air Lines, The Financial Times and Bain & Co have pulled out of an event in New York honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, the firms said on Thursday, as the South American leader faces blowback for racist and homophobic comments....
16:32, 05/02/2019

Trump ignores backlash, doubles down on threat to impose tariffs on Mexican imports U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump’s planned action....
10:32, 06/01/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns honorary Oxford degree after backlash over anti-gay laws The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after international backlash for proposing the death penalty for gay sex....
15:48, 05/24/2019

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Five case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the c...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Biden's resurfaced 2007 comments on Iowa, race, education spark backlash Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democrat in the 2020 White House race, is facing new pushback this week after a series of quotes from 2007 resurfaced online in which he said Iowa had better schools than Washington, D.C., while mentioning...
19:16, 05/08/2019

'Game of Thrones' hits record 19.3 million viewers in series finale despite fan backlash Despite high criticism from fans, the final episode of "Game of Thrones" shattered single-night viewing records Sunday, with 19.3 million tuning in to watch the finale....
13:16, 05/20/2019

Tories and Labour suffer Brexit backlash as Lib Dems gain in local elections Vince Cable says voters showed they have no faith in Tories as party chair laments ‘tough night’Local elections: latest news liveElection tracker: results as they come inBoth the Conservatives and Labour have been punished by voters in local election...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
16:48, 06/14/2019

Morrison defends Sussan Ley in Farrer as backlash grows over Murray-Darling plan Prime minister praises Liberal MP and expresses caution about ripping up the basin plan Scott Morrison has swung to the defence of Liberal MP Sussan Ley, who is under pressure in the regional seat of Farrer despite holding it with a 20% margin, but s...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Deadspin Parents Brawl At 7-Year-Olds’ Baseball Game | Splinter The Backlash to AOC’s Concentration Camp Comments Is Out of Control | Jezebel A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men | The Root Mitch McConnell on Reparations: ‘We’ve...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Florida man caught shooing raccoon off boat in viral video apologizes after fiery backlash A Florida man has reportedly apologized amid an investigation into a video posted to his social media account last week allegedly showing him shoo a stowaway raccoon off his boat to its presumed death while 20 miles offshore....
12:00, 05/14/2019

Ocasio-Cortez Calls Migrant Detention Centers ‘Concentration Camps,’ Eliciting Backlash Republicans, especially Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming, excoriated Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying she demeaned the memory of those who died in the Holocaust....
16:48, 06/18/2019

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
12:16, 04/28/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective exis...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Alyssa Milano facing backlash after defending Joe Biden amid inappropriate touching allegations "Charmed" actress Alyssa Milano received a flurry of criticism after she defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday and promoted his 2020 candidacy amid allegations that he inappropriately touched multiple women....
11:16, 04/30/2019

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
14:48, 06/10/2019

After backlash, school district changes decision to give kids with lunch debt jelly sandwiches A Rhode Island district faced criticism after announcing that students who owed lunch debt would be served sun butter and jelly sandwiches.        ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

Backlash as Tory leadership hopeful Esther McVey says parents should be able to take children out of LGBT lessons Tory leadership candidate Esther McVey is facing a backlash within the party after she said parents should have final say on whether they withdraw children from lessons on LGBT relationships....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Central Park 5 prosecutor Linda Fairstein leaves posts after backlash from Netflix series Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Amazon faces backlash in India for selling shoes, rugs with images of Hindu gods Amazon.com faced a social media backlash in India on Thursday after toilet seat covers and other items with images of Hindu gods were spotted on the U.S. retailer's website, making #BoycottAmazon the country's top trending topic on Twitter....
06:00, 05/16/2019

The Hill faces backlash for putting conservative-centric spin on Alabama Dem's abortion remarks The Hill is facing intense backlash for putting emphasis on the conservative reaction in its news story about the controversial abortion remarks made by a Democratic lawmaker in Alabama. ...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a ...
21:16, 06/08/2019

'Rocketman' Taron Egerton is 'at peace' as R-rated Elton John film lifts off at Cannes Taron Egerton shows off his moves as Elton John in 'Rocketman,' which premieres Thursday at Cannes Film Festival in France.        ...
14:32, 05/16/2019

‘It’s unacceptable’: Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams addresses video creating national backlash PHOENIX (KPNX) – Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joined Team 12’s Brahm Resnik on “Sunday Square Off” for a live interview discussing an incident that has put the department in the national spotlight. Last week, videos surf...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Burger King faces backlash over mental health ad campaign, showing risks of cause-based marketing While some have applauded the campaign for helping raise awareness around mental illness, others have criticized it for seeming to make light of mental health issues....
08:32, 05/03/2019

Liberal Democrats top election poll as support for Tories and Labour plunges amid Brexit backlash The Liberal Democrats have surged into first place ahead of the Tories and Labour in a poll on how Britons would vote if a general election was to be held now....
19:32, 05/30/2019

No One Else Wants This: Dad Is Facing Backlash After Making The Executive Decision That The Family Will Ride Out The 45-Minute Wait For A Table At TGI Fridays Everyone knows that Dad is a man of unwavering resolve, and right now, it’s putting him at odds with the rest of the family in a big way: Dad is facing backlash after making the executive decision that the family will ride out the full 45-minute wait...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Have I Got News For You pulled: Backlash as BBC pulls show over Heidi Allen European election impartiality concerns The BBC has pulled the latest episode of Have I Got News For You over fears having Change UK leader Heidi Allen as guest host would breach election impartiality rules....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Barcelona analysis: Luis Suarez celebrates against Liverpool as Philippe Coutinho prepares for Anfield backlash Barcelona will take a commanding 3-0 lead to Anfield next week after some Lionel Messi magic put them within touching distance of the Champions League final....
15:16, 05/01/2019

Bolsonaro backlash: Event honoring Brazilian president defies corporate support of LGBT rights Marriott and major Wall Street banks have been vocal defenders of LGBT rights, but sponsorship of an event honoring Brazil's new controversial president Jair Bolsonaro calls into question their previous actions and statements....
13:32, 04/30/2019

Sudan: ‘The violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over death of 19 children since military backlash At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to express her grave concern “at the impact ...
13:00, 06/11/2019

YouTube says it has 'suspended' the ability of a star with millions of fans to make money from his videos, following a huge backlash (GOOG, GOOGL) Screenshot / YouTube A day after YouTube publically refused to take action against one of its most popular stars, Steven Crowder, for making consistent homophobic and racist comments about Vox journalist, Carlos Maza, the company has reversed its de...
15:48, 06/05/2019

'Rocketman' first reactions: Elton John musical called 'triumph,' 'fantastic' in Cannes "Rocketman" has been unveiled at the Cannes Film Festival, earning major kudos for Taron's Egerton's performance as Elton John.        ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

'Godzilla' crushes competitors with $49M, but Elton John's 'Rocketman,' 'Ma' found their fans The new 'Godzilla' underperformed, opening with half the $93 million debut of the 2014 predecessor. Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' fell to second.        ...
13:16, 06/02/2019

Stephen Curry Defends Ayesha Curry After Backlash Over Her Red Table Talk Remarks Stephen Curry is standing by his wife Ayesha Curry after she stirred controversy over her comments on the downsides of being married to an NBA star. On Jada Pinkett Smith's Facebook......
12:48, 05/10/2019

Brunei 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has said gay sex will not be punished with the death penalty after he faced global backlash over the incoming legislation....
09:00, 05/05/2019

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Giants GM Dave Gettleman responds to NFL draft backlash: 'We’ll find out how crazy I am' N.Y. Giants general manager Dave Gettleman took Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the No. 6 pick, which made the fanbase bristle.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

'Deeply offensive' blackface video of California high school student sparks backlash Videos circulating on social media show a California high school student in blackface using a racial slur.        ...
05:32, 06/04/2019

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had liked Facebook posts that were accused of being anti-Semitic....
02:16, 06/07/2019

Rob Lowe calls Prince William's hair loss 'traumatic experience,' gets king-size backlash Twitter apparently thinks Rob Lowe is being a royal pain after he called Prince William's hair loss "one of the great traumatic experiences of my life."        ...
04:00, 05/29/2019

'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

Hunter who faced backlash for posing with slain giraffe says it was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
14:16, 06/07/2019

After backlash for slain giraffe photo, hunter says animal was 'majestic,' 'delicious' The pictures of Kentucky trophy hunter Tess Talley were first posted on Twitter last June sparking outrage over the killing online.        ...
08:48, 06/08/2019

'Aladdin': Will Smith calls the shifting backlash over his blue genie 'very funny' Despite criticism and many memes that ensued over his blue genie character, Will Smith appears to be unbothered by the reactions from social media.        ...
07:16, 05/21/2019

Neymar Future Clouded, Pogba Hands Manchester United Transfer Headache Neymar's two years at the Parc des Princes have been marred by injury and controversy and he is currently again sidelined by an ankle problem while also dealing with rape allegations....
12:32, 06/17/2019

Clothes-makers open China tariff hearings with warnings of 'devastating' consequences Clothing-makers called on the Trump administration Monday to forgo placing 25% tariffs on $300 billion worth of goods imported from China, arguing the action wouldn't protect the domestic industry since it widely uses supply chains that include China...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Researchers solve mystery of how gas bubbles form in liquid The formation of air bubbles in a liquid appears very similar to its inverse process, the formation of liquid droplets from, say, a dripping water faucet. But the physics involved is actually quite different, and while those water droplets are unifor...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Monsoon storms might induce child birth for some women PHOENIX (KPNX) — The monsoon season brings wind, rain, flooding, dust and some very serious insurance claims for many people in Arizona. The season, which officially begins June 15th can also help induce labor for some full term expecting mothers. &#...
13:00, 06/17/2019

25 years since the infamous OJ Simpson police chase Monday, June 17 marks 25 years of the infamous OJ Simpson Bronco chase. It captured the attention of an estimated 95 million people. A manhunt for the former football star began shortly after he was charged with the murders of his ex-wife, Nicole Bro...
13:00, 06/17/2019

Women's World Cup: Germany find their shooting boots just before the knockouts Germany have qualified for the knockout stages after coming through Group B unbeaten and without conceding a single goal. Monday's 4-0 win over South Africa was welcome but routine. Now there are bigger tests to come....
13:16, 06/17/2019

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflictin...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support. Released Monday, the annual Kids Count report from t...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Australia and Sam Kerr quiet the haters at the World Cup Australia’s path to the Women’s World Cup was turbulent even before its upset loss in the opening round. That loss to Italy in stoppage time was a terrible start for a team that some consider one of the tournament favorites. The Matildas ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

US restores some aid but vows no more without migrant action WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is easing previously announced cuts in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. But it says it won’t provide new assistance until t...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Gold falls, Silver rises The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,338.70 an ounce — down $1.40. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.81 an ounce — up 3 cents....
14:00, 06/17/2019

American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets -sources American Airlines is edging towards a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Trump’s internal polling fiasco points to a ragtag campaign Trump's response to bad numbers leaking is to fired the pollsters — but not the ones who conducted the polls — and they still might work for Trump's super PAC....
14:00, 06/17/2019

Poll: AOC disliked, distrusted, unwanted in her own NY district She’s a star on the national political stage, but Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is viewed skeptically back in her Queens and Bronx 14th Congressional District, according to a new door-to-door survey....
14:48, 06/17/2019

Mets vs. Braves: Mike Soroka is right guy to keep hot streak going The name Zack Wheeler may resonate with casual baseball fans more than that of Mike Soroka, but the Braves’ Soroka has been by far the better starting pitcher. Soroka has allowed more than one earned run in two of his 11 starts this season while givi...
15:00, 06/17/2019

The biggest NBA busts of all time – where are they now? The pressure to not make a mistake at the top of the NBA Draft may be greater than the pressure to get it right. After all, nobody will commend the Pelicans if they take Zion Williamson and he turns into a Hall of Famer. He is the obvious choice at N...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Drake is all-in at Raptors’ parade Drake is everything we thought he would be at the Raptors’ parade Monday morning. The rapper was plastered next to Kawhi Leonard throughout some of the event and he was posting live videos on Instagram. Drake even had a custom jacket made for t...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Braves vs. Mets: Zack Wheeler can cool off Hotlanta What?! Recent report states Arizona Green Tea with Ginseng contains … ready? … no ginseng. Jussie Smollet and Lori Loughlin are calling for a full investigation into the scam. Cold Mets head to Hotlanta after taking one of four at home fr...
15:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
15:00, 06/17/2019

UNC stars Coby White and Nassir Little draw a crowd at Wizards workout White and Little spent one year together as teammates at North Carolina. They reunited in Washington in front of a group that included owner Ted Leonsis....
15:16, 06/17/2019

Microsoft resumes sales of Huawei laptops online The action reflects the evolving dynamic for U.S. companies that have done business with Huawei, which has been caught in the middle of growing U.S.-China trade tension....
15:16, 06/17/2019

American Airlines in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets: Reuters American Airlines Group is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
15:16, 06/17/2019

Josh McCown, former Jets quarterback, retires after 17 seasons Josh McCown's career in the NFL spanned 10 teams and 17 seasons, as the quarterback became a dependable back-up and teacher.       ...
15:32, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-American in talks for up to 50 Airbus A321XLR jets -sources American Airlines Group Inc is edging toward a deal with Airbus to buy up to 50 newly launched A321XLR extended-range narrow-body aircraft, including some converted from existing orders of other models, people familiar with the matter said....
15:32, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy after years of corruption probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA said it was filing for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
15:32, 06/17/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
15:32, 06/17/2019

Alleged New York sex cult leader's 'out there' lifestyle not a crime: lawyer The New York man who started a secret society in which female "slaves" were branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him may have led an unconventional life, but he did not break the law, his lawyer told jurors on Monday....
15:32, 06/17/2019

Kate Middleton's Order of the Garter Look Proves Black and White Will Never Go Out of Style Kate Middleton attended the 2019 Order of the Garter service in style. The Duchess of Cambridge arrived at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Monday in a Catherine Walker......
15:48, 06/17/2019

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
16:00, 06/17/2019

Alert In North Sikkim As Teesta Flows Over Danger Mark After Cloudburst A flood alert has been sounded in several areas in north Sikkim and parts of neighbouring Bengal after a massive cloudburst inundated the upper reaches of Teesta river. The Teesta river is flowing......
16:00, 06/17/2019

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditative breathing — wellness buzzwords created by people trying to make a buck. “There is so much nonsense ...
16:16, 06/17/2019

These are America’s favorite vegetables — and most hated According to a new poll, America’s favorite vegetable has been crowned — and it may not be what you expect. A new survey of 2,000 Americans officially crowned our favorite vegetable and the new king of veggies is…corn! Cracking the top three al...
16:16, 06/17/2019

The apocalypse is in insufferable excess in FKA USA You might associate the phrase “as above, so below” with an abysmal found-footage horror film, but it actually dates back to the Middle Ages, when alchemists believed small parts of the universe reflected the larger whole. Today, there is scientific ...
16:16, 06/17/2019

Suzanne Collins wrote a Hunger Games prequel and it's out in less than a year You thought The Hunger Games were finished? You fool. We live in the age of IP, meaning that every day brings us another viable property to resurrect, repackage, and, if you’re J.K. Rowling, ruin for the generation it helped shape. Suzanne Collins’ r...
16:16, 06/17/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
16:48, 06/17/2019

Watch: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani help Uruguay destroy Ecuador at Copa America Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani each scored first half goals to help Uruguay to a 4-0 thrashing of Ecuador in the group stage of the 2019 Copa America....
16:48, 06/17/2019

This fake video perfectly imagines what will happen when the robots decide to fight back Over the weekend, another of those freaky videos showing humans putting a human-esque robot through its paces began to explode in popularity, for reasons that — in case you haven’t seen the video above yet — only reveal themselves s...
16:48, 06/17/2019

iOS 13 beta 2 is now available for download With the release of iOS 12 last year, Apple took something of a measured approach and decided to focus on improving overall system stability as opposed to bombarding users with new features. In turn, it’s no surprise that iOS 13 — which A...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Don't lose money to hidden bank fees: Here's how to spot them These are the most common bank fees that many banks charge to cover the costs of maintaining their bank accounts.       ...
16:48, 06/17/2019

Officer recalls OJ Simpson’s infamous white Bronco chase 25 years later It was exactly 25 years ago that the most famous car chase in history interrupted households across the nation. But while hot on the chase of O.J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco, Orange County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jim Sewell had no idea the entire...
17:16, 06/17/2019

A Beached Whale Needs Somewhere to Rot. How About Your Place? So many gray whales have been washing up in Washington State this year that officials are short of places to put them, and are asking coastal landowners to volunteer. Some have said yes....
17:48, 06/17/2019

At Poverty Forum, Joe Biden Says He Can Win in the South Mr. Biden said he planned on taking North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from President Trump in 2020. He also defended his approach to working with Republicans....
17:48, 06/17/2019

Alex Jones accused of threatening Sandy Hook lawyers after child porn found in his electronic files Electronic material that Infowars host Alex Jones turned over to families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims who are suing him contained images of child pornography, according to a bombshell legal filing Monday....
18:00, 06/17/2019

What to know about lung diffusion testing Lung diffusion tests measure how well a person’s lungs take in oxygen from the air. This test helps diagnose and monitor a range of lung-related conditions. Learn about its uses, procedure, and results here....
18:16, 06/17/2019

Cricket World Cup: England's Jason Roy to miss next two matches Opener Jason Roy will miss England's next two World Cup matches, with captain Eoin Morgan not ruling out calling up Alex Hales later in the tournament....
18:32, 06/17/2019

BJP's Membership Drive A Way To Expand Party's Reach, Says Amit Shah BJP president Amit Shah Monday said the aim of the party's membership drive is to expand its reach and make it inclusive so that it reaches people from all walks of life....
18:32, 06/17/2019

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptations in video game history. If you haven’t played it, maybe now’s a good time to start....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Chick-fil-A is now the third-largest restaurant chain in America, and McDonald's and Starbucks should be terrified Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain in America by system-wide sales, according to Nation's Restaurant News data. The chicken chain grew sales by 16.7% in 2018, reaching $10.46 billion. Chick-fil-A m...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Navy SEAL admiral reveals his biggest fear during planning of the bin Laden raid Charles Dharapak/AP Images Adm. Bill McRaven was the head of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound. US intelligence identified the compound in Abbottabad in 2010 where Osama bin Laden was...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Watch: Cat filter accidentally applied during press briefing A live stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter....
19:32, 06/17/2019

Tennis: Men's singles players who have held the No. 1 ranking in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.       ...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong Hospitals Accused of Leaking Protestors' Patient Data to Cops A lawmaker and doctor in Hong Kong claimed on Monday that he received tips that the statutory body that runs all the hospitals in the region was leaking the patient information of protestors. Several protestors have been arrested after being treated ...
19:32, 06/17/2019

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Re...
19:32, 06/17/2019

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist Ed Hawkins released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecessary clutter and told the story of global warming i...
19:32, 06/17/2019

Iran threatens to surpass uranium limits as tensions with the U.S. continue to grow The announcement was the first time Tehran explicitly said it was on track to violate the 2015 nuclear accord. The Pentagon said Monday it was sending an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East....
19:48, 06/17/2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
20:00, 06/17/2019

Two strong quakes hit southwest China, at least one person dead Two strong earthquakes shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on Monday, killing at least one person in a part of the country frequently affected by strong tremors....
20:00, 06/17/2019

Rapper Elijah Daniel says he bought Hell, Mich., turned it into 'Gay Hell' It's unclear whether Elijah Daniel really bought property in Hell, or if Monday's announcement was a publicity stunt.        ...
20:16, 06/17/2019

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the...
20:32, 06/17/2019

Trump: ICE to start removing ‘millions’ of ‘illegal aliens’ President Trump said on Monday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency will start to remove from the United States millions of immigrants who have entered the country illegally. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the ...
20:32, 06/17/2019

China's new home prices in May grows at fastest pace in five months New home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing markets under control as it rolls out more stimulus for the slowing economy....
21:00, 06/17/2019

Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account, months after tweets got him in trouble Elon Musk says he's deleting his Twitter account 10 months after his use of the social media site landed him in trouble with U.S. regulators.       ...
21:16, 06/17/2019

Giants’ Sandoval leaves game after hand stepped on LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giants first baseman Pablo Sandoval has left San Francisco’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after a baserunner stepped on his right hand. Sandoval was hurt during the final out of the fifth inning Monday night. Max Munc...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Pelicans extend coach Gentry’s contract through 2021 METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says the club is exercising its option to extend coach Alvin Gentry’s contract through the 2020-21 season. Gentry has coached four seasons in New Orleans and ma...
21:32, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Soroka wins 8th straight decision, Braves mash Mets ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Soroka won his eighth straight decision, Ozzie Albies homered and drove in four runs, and the surging Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 12-3 on Monday night. Nick Markakis hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the fifth inning ...
21:32, 06/17/2019

The Latest: NY OK’s licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 10:35 p.m. New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state Senate approved the proposal Monday and Democrat...
21:32, 06/17/2019

LaMelo Ball, 17, signs with Australian team to prep for NBA SYDNEY (AP) — American teenager LaMelo Ball has signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the upcoming National Basketball League season, the second top U.S. prospect to join the Australian league under its Next Stars Program. The 17-year-old guard is rate...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
21:32, 06/17/2019

M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks Never before have the two sides attempted such a significant renegotiation in the middle of a contract’s term, underscoring the urgency felt in both camps....
21:48, 06/17/2019

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending....
22:00, 06/17/2019

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota....
22:32, 06/17/2019

This man ate ‘expired’ food for a year. Here’s why expiration dates are practically meaningless. "Sell by," "use by," "best by" — Do we really need to throw food away after its sell by date? Expiration dates can be really confusing, and that confusion leads to a lot of food waste....
23:00, 06/17/2019

The Avengers won a bunch of popcorn trophies at the MTV Movie And TV Awards The Academy Awards briefly considered catering to the stupid masses with a Best Popular Movie category, but the all-powerful Academy should know by now that nobody can do fan-centric award categories like the folks at MTV. This year’s MTV Movie &...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need sex cult to get action: lawyer Nxivm leader Keith Raniere didn’t need to create a secret sex cult to get laid — because he was already bedding hordes of willing women, his lawyer argued Monday. “He doesn’t need DOS to generate intimate partners,” lawy...
23:16, 06/17/2019

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news - June 18 The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
23:16, 06/17/2019

Nikkei dips as investors await Fed meeting Japan's Nikkei edged lower in choppy trade on Tuesday but most investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of a U.S. central bank policy decision later in the week....
23:16, 06/17/2019

South Carolina pastor, buddy killed in DUI accident while helping to change a flat tire: cops A South Carolina pastor and father of four died the night before Father’s Day after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver while helping to change a flat tire on the side of the highway....
23:48, 06/17/2019

Unless Facebook can gain our trust, we’re not interested in its Bitcoin rival Facebook on Tuesday is widely expected to release a white paper that explains how its upcoming Bitcoin rival, tentatively called Libra, will work. Libra won’t actually be available for users until next year, at which point it will likely suppor...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Bridesmaid posts picture of bride's dress to Facebook and tags her fiance: 'I am so gutted' In a post that is sure to make every bride-to-be shudder with horror, one woman has revealed how her bridesmaid committed the ultimate faux pas by posting an image of her wedding dress on Facebook....
00:16, 06/18/2019

The Wild Bunch at 50: the enduring nihilism of Sam Peckinpah's western In 1969, the film’s violent cynicism came as a shock to the system and now, it seems to have aged disturbingly wellPresent day audiences remember Sam Peckinpah’s off-the-wall western The Wild Bunch for its blood, but no less shocking is the film’s mo...
00:32, 06/18/2019

Flash Flood Watch issued June 18 at 2:42AM EDT until June 19 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Athens, Gallia, Jackson OH, Lawr...
00:32, 06/18/2019

Florida officer guilty of negligence for shooting caretaker MIAMI (AP) — A Florida police officer has been found guilty of culpable negligence for shooting at a severely autistic man and wounding the man’s caretaker. News outlets report North Miami police Officer Jonathan Aledda was found not guilty Mon...
00:32, 06/18/2019

France Gets Big World Cup Assists From Video Review The home team, which finished round-robin play with a 3-0 record, benefited twice from the Video Assistant Referee system in a 1-0 win Monday over Nigeria....
00:32, 06/18/2019

Braves’ Mike Soroka Beats the Mets for 8th Straight Win The 21-year-old Soroka’s winning streak is the longest in the majors by a pitcher under 22 since Dontrelle Willis won the same number for the 2003 Florida Marlins....
00:32, 06/18/2019

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
00:32, 06/18/2019

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current home stand — and possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before...
00:48, 06/18/2019

The secret to Elizabeth Warren's surge? Ideas | Jill Priluck Of all the Democratic candidates, Warren has offered by far the most plans-driven and ambitious campaign – and voters love itOn Friday, the Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren co-sponsored a bill to impose mandatory fines on companies that have da...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Profiling the profiler: an interview with Taffy Brodesser-Akner The journalist, known for pieces on Gwyneth Paltrow and Bradley Cooper, takes on a new challenge: making things upThe journalist who writes a novel has an inhibition to overcome: the reflex guilt about making stuff up. For Taffy Brodesser-Akner, whos...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Walmart makes it super easy for AT&T customers to upgrade their phones online Walmart has been trying to diversify its business and services in a number of interesting ways lately, competing against arch-rival Amazon in terms of both voice shopping experiences and ultra-low-cost tablets. And now you can do something on Walmart...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Matt Carpenter Beats A Marlins Shift With A Standup Bunt Double Turns out the solo dinger he smashed in the bottom of the third inning was not the coolest thing Matt Carpenter did against the Miami Marlins Monday night, not by a long shot. With two down in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Marlins shifted their...
01:16, 06/18/2019

The evidence and arguments behind Ferrari's F1 penalty review push The Ferrari Formula 1 team's decision to ask the FIA to review Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty has left many questioning whether it has a strong enough case...
01:32, 06/18/2019

US Senator Slams Donald Trump For "Damaging" Trade Ties With "Ally" India A top US Senator has slammed Donald Trump for "damaging" trade ties with India, saying his actions are hurting California almond growers who export more than USD 650 million worth of nuts to the......
01:48, 06/18/2019

| In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump administration Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, has met with top US officials in Washington and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration....
02:00, 06/18/2019

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
02:32, 06/18/2019

Former UEFA chief Platini questioned in Qatar World Cup probe: judicial source Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained and questioned by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the World Cup to Qatar, a French judicial source confirmed to Reuters....
02:32, 06/18/2019

County cricket: Kent v Notts, Yorkshire v Warwickshire and more – live! Updates from the around the county groundsRoundup of Monday’s County Championship actionYou can email Graham here, tweet him here or get in touch BTLThe Spin: Listen to our latest World Cup podcast 10.10am BST Good morning from Clifton Park.Monday p...
02:32, 06/18/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:48, 06/18/2019

The Ninja Foodi Overthrew the Instant Pot As the King Of My Kitchen My beloved Instant Pot was recently the victim of a coup d’é·tat. Rallying a resistance won’t help against my kitchen’s new behemoth king. The Ninja Foodi’s size, versatility, and prowess ensure that its rein shall be long and fruitful (and meatful, ...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to r...
02:48, 06/18/2019

What to know about overdosing on antidepressants Antidepressants can help treat a wide range of mental health conditions. It is possible to take too many, with symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and tremor. Learn more about overdosing on antidepressants here....
02:48, 06/18/2019

How 13 Became the Internet's Age of Adulthood The 13-year-old brain is a decade from being fully baked. Yet kids that age can create YouTube channels and swap Instagram photos—no parental consent required....
03:16, 06/18/2019

Olo signs leave for entire 82nd floor at One WTC Olo, digital driver behind ordering and delivery for more than 250 restaurant brands, is taking a bite out of One World Trade Center. The tech firm just signed a lease for 36,099 square feet on the tower’s entire 82nd floor, where the asking rent was...
03:16, 06/18/2019

Deadly fire above secret nuclear bunker under Maryland house leads to prison sentence An eccentric computer hacker was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home....
03:48, 06/18/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monday, Coronado National Forest put their fire risk at high. They have also deployed additional firefight...
04:00, 06/18/2019

Injuries reported in Coney Island high-rise fire At least two people were hurt when a fire erupted inside a Brooklyn apartment building Tuesday morning, according to reports. Firefighters responded about 4:30 a.m. to 444 Neptune Ave. in Coney Island, where they found a fully engulfed apartment on t...
04:16, 06/18/2019

Copper's Options Paradox Copper closely tracks growth in China, yet copper options prices tend to be closely related to U.S. monetary policy. How will Fed rate cuts impact the metal?...
04:48, 06/18/2019

ECB Signals Possible Rate Cut, Bond-Buying Extension European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled that the bank could cut interest rates or expand its giant bond-buying program as soon as its next policy meeting in July, sending stocks higher and the euro lower against the dollar....
04:48, 06/18/2019

Ford’s Nugget offers a step up from traditional camping Camping in a tent is fun, but there’s a downside when the weather takes a turn for the worse, mainly because you're on the ground. Ford’s foray into the world of camper vans is therefore a great alternative to bedding down for the ...
05:00, 06/18/2019

The cheapest Google Pixel 3 deal on the market just got even cheaper...somehow Google Pixel 3 deals seem to be that gift that really can't stop giving. First Mobiles.co.uk chucked in a TechRadar exclusive code to lower the price (you're most welcome) and now they have yet again cut the cost down even further, making t...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Aston Martin's new mid-engined hypercar named Valhalla Second model to emerge from Aston and Red Bull's partnership will bridge the gap between Valkyrie and Vanquish Aston Martin’s upcoming mid-engined hypercar will be named the Valhalla, as a continuation of the firm’s line of ‘V-cars’ performance mode...
05:16, 06/18/2019

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday....
05:16, 06/18/2019

AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advanced ovarian cancer by the European Commission, following a panel's consent in April....
05:16, 06/18/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
05:32, 06/18/2019

| UN finds 'systemic failures' in its Rohingya response The United Nations experienced "systemic failures" in its handling of the situation in Myanmar leading up to the 2017 mass exodus of Rohingya, a UN report has said....
05:32, 06/18/2019

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
05:32, 06/18/2019

What you need to know about the hottest new app YOLO YOLO is the hottest app out according to the app store, but more people are realizing the negative aspects of the anonymous question and answer app.       ...
05:32, 06/18/2019

US home construction slips 0.9% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in apartment building. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction was started at a seasonally ...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Police say the shooting happened before 2 p.m. Monday at a home in Kenosha, about 35 miles (55 kilomete...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre extends contract DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has extended his contract with the Bundesliga club by one year to 2021. Favre has already been in charge for one season and Dortmund chief executive officer Hans-Joachim Watzke says “...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Saudi security say 2 Italians injured in apparent attack DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry says two Italians were wounded in the coastal city of Jiddah earlier this month in what appears to have been a premeditated attack targeting their cars. Interior Ministry spoke...
06:00, 06/18/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled. Governor Jean Bamanisa tells The Associated Press...
06:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay chairman's bid unlikely to get full support -Investor Land & Buildings Activist investor Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC said on Tuesday a C$1.74 billion go-private offer for Hudson's Bay Co from chairman and other shareholders would likely not receive majority approval of remaining shareholders....
06:00, 06/18/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East....
06:16, 06/18/2019

New York Gov. Andrew signs bill granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate....
06:48, 06/18/2019

Kate Middleton stuns in pastel blue dress as she arrives at Royal Ascot KATE Middleton has just arrived at Royal Ascot alongside Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. The Duchess of Cambridge looked stunning in a pastel blue frock....
06:48, 06/18/2019

Fortnite's latest item lets you throw health at your teammates Never a week goes by without Epic Games adding something new to Fortnite. In the past month alone, we've seen the Storm Flip, Proximity Grenade Launcher and even an Air Jordan 1 collaboration. As you'd expect from a Battle Royale game, most...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Russia, China Vie for Influence as U.S. Plans Afghan Exit As the U.S. seeks an exit from the Afghan war, Central Asia is on the cusp of a new era, with Russia and China vying for influence in a region that will no longer be dominated by America’s post-9/11 undertaking to bring peace and stability to Afghani...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Five ways to makeover your home with a Farrow & Ball Colour Consultant Farrow & Ball original Colour Consultant Joa Studholme shares her expert advice on bringing out the best in every room to create a colour scheme tailored to you...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Man Utd fans arrested for racism in football more than any other English club Manchester United supporters were arrested more for racially aggravated incidents than any other set of English fans for the four seasons leading up to 2017-18....
07:00, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shaking The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a welcoming ceremony in Berlin (all times local): 2:20 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she's doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Uk...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Angela Merkel blames dehydration for shakes German chancellor started to shake in hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukrainian presidentAngela Merkel has blamed dehydration after she started to visibly shake in the hot Berlin sun while welcoming Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy to the Germa...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Street Foods Of India: How To Make Crispy Onion Samosa At Home (Recipe Video) Also known as Irani samosa, onion samosa is different in size than the usual aloo samosas but tastes even better than that. Here's a step-by-step recipe of these yummy delights....
07:16, 06/18/2019

Watch: Make Mumbai's Favourite Tea-Time Snack Batata Vada (Video Recipe Inside) Batata vada is the essence of the much-loved desi street food- vada pav. YouTube chef Vaishali Polke shows us how to make this famous tea-time snack!...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Warning Lights Are Flashing In China's Money Market Risk aversion in China’s money markets appears to be spreading following defaults on short-term bond repurchase agreements and worries about bank creditworthiness. That could trip up the central bank’s efforts to support growth or cause more systemic...
07:16, 06/18/2019

Revolt RV 400 AI-Based Electric Motorcycle Launched in India Revolt Motors has unveiled its first electric bike, the RV 400, in India. The Revolt RV 400 claims to be India's first AI-enabled bike and comes with a number of smart features....
08:00, 06/18/2019

|CosatuarguesforworkerrepresentationonPICboard SA's largest trade union federation says worker representation on the board of the country's state-run asset manager would help keep looting in check and increase workers' trust....
08:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. trade rep says he hopes Congress can approve USMCA legislation 'very soon' The North American trade pact renegotiated under President Donald Trump is a "watershed development" for labor that will reduce incentives to outsource jobs, the U.S. Trade Representative said in prepared remarks to lawmakers on Tuesday....
08:00, 06/18/2019

WWE Raw: Roman Reigns storms into Shane McMahon's VIP area, Seth Rollins battles Daniel Bryan Roman Reigns got some much needed payback against Shane McMahon and his partner Drew McIntyre on Raw after The Big Dog ambushed them inside their VIP suite....
08:00, 06/18/2019

Is 'flesh-eating' bacteria heading to a beach near you? "Flesh-eating" bacteria that live in the ocean may be spreading to previously unaffected beach waters thanks to climate change, according to a new report....
08:16, 06/18/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 59 Location Accessible with Durrr Emoji inside Pizza Pit restaurant Accessible with Durrr! Emoji inside Pizza Pit restaurant is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
08:48, 06/18/2019

The Bachelorette’s Jed Wyatt wrote an ode to the show’s popular salmon jacket This Bachelorette season is one hell of a trainwreck, so we have to find the brief bright spots when we can. Hannah B. has her moments, but she definitely seems overwhelmed by the stress of being The Bachelorette, so much so that she can’t even kick ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Ask The Salty Waitress: My friend insists on asking servers about their “favorites” Dear Salty, I have a friend who insists you should ask your server for recommendations whenever you go out to eat, which he does *every* time. He says it’s a way to tell the quality of a restaurant—if a server doesn’t have a favorite meal or two, he ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Kentucky lt. gov. criticizes top Bevin aide for firing FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has criticized Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief of staff, saying he “overstepped his boundaries” in authorizing the firing of her deputy chief of staff. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton ratch...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Lt. Gov. Hampton Hits Back At Bevin Team Over Staff Firings FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — The intra-party fight at the top of the Kentucky executive branch continued Tuesday with Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton releasing a statement decrying the firing of her staffers and defending her office’s work. “I...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Louisville Drag Queen Front And Center In New Taylor Swift Video LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Louisville performer made an appearance in Taylor Swift’s newest music video. Jade Jolie, dressed as Taylor Swift, was front and center in Swift’s new pro-LGBTQ video “You Need To Calm Down.”...
08:48, 06/18/2019

Lightning re-sign Coburn to $3.4M, 2-year deal TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a $3.4 million, two-year deal. Coburn will count $1.7 million against the salary cap in each of the next two seasons. General manager Julien BriseBois announced th...
08:48, 06/18/2019

SpongeBob SquarePants Assembles Its Celebrity Guest Stars for One Epic Celebration Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and has some very famous friends? It's SpongeBob SquarePants! Nickelodeon is celebrating the animated series' 20-year-run with some epic......
08:48, 06/18/2019

Would you be willing to fly on a pilotless jet? Airbus bets the answer is yes – eventually An Airbus executive says it already has the technology for pilotless passenger planes but needs to win over the traveling public and regulators.       ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

U.S. trade rep hopes Congress approves USMCA legislation 'very soon' USTR Robert Lighthizer, at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance committee, continued his bid for lawmakers to prepare to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement....
09:16, 06/18/2019

How Nintendo approached the PR battle at E3 2019 Nintendo brought up the rear in showing off new games at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo, but it made noise with its Nintendo Direct livestream.Read More...
09:16, 06/18/2019

Where twins are worshiped and murdered About 50 miles north of Lagos lies Igbo-Ora, a sleepy rural town of about 92,000 citizens. Igbo-Ora is peopled by members of the Yoruba tribe, which makes up around 21% of the Nigeria's population....
09:32, 06/18/2019

Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review John Dennen picks out some of the highlights from this year's Haringey Box Cup. Plus GB Three Nations Schools round up The post Amateur Scene – Haringey Box Cup review appeared first on Boxing News....
09:32, 06/18/2019

Russia warns the US not to provoke a war with Iran and 'show restraint' Russian officials have rounded on Washington's plans to send an extra 1,000 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, local news agencies reported said....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019....
10:00, 06/18/2019

How to Block Annoying Spam Calls and Texts In Android Nougat Android wants to keep you and spammy callers as far away from each other as possible. When you block a number in Android’s settings, it’s blocked for all apps on your phone forever and without having to go through your network provider. While Google ...
10:16, 06/18/2019

Jezebel Manhattan Has Declared War Against Sofia Coppola | Deadspin Matt Carpenter Beats A Marlins S Jezebel Manhattan Has Declared War Against Sofia Coppola | Deadspin Matt Carpenter Beats A Marlins Shift With A Standup Bunt Double | Splinter This Is Wildly Racist Even for Tucker Carlson | The Root Does Kamala Harris Have a Working-Class Black Man ...
10:16, 06/18/2019

First flight for Boeing 777X delayed due to engine problem The longest passenger jetliner in the world made its debut this spring -- but we won't see the Boeing 777X take to the skies until the end of the year....
10:16, 06/18/2019

Exhausted polar bear wanders into Siberian city A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometers from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia....
10:16, 06/18/2019

Asking Artists, What Do You Need? The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council has a new artistic leader, Lili Chopra, who sees the needs of the city and the needs of artists as complementary. Her first River to River Festival is this week....
10:48, 06/18/2019

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a letter of intent for 200 of the single-aisle plan...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Alex Kurtzman's Plan for More Star Trek Than Ever Before: Keep It Varied Star Trek: Discovery is already charting itself a bold new course going into season three. Picard is on the way. And that’s before we get to the animated shows and the seemingly zillions of other Star Trek projects in the works. In an age with more T...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows key has proven itself useful enough to find its way...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Another Familiar Face Says They Could Be Back for the Next Ghostbusters Rumors swirl about potential Shang-Chi casting. Ray Fisher doesn’t think he’s done as the DC movieverse’s Cyborg just yet. Get a look at what’s to come on The Handmaid’s Tale. Plus, new details on Pennyworth, and wild rumors about a new Justice Leagu...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? Matt Bozeat considers Ted Cheeseman's British title defence at York Hall The post Can Ted Cheeseman bounce back against Kieron Conway? appeared first on Boxing News....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump announced on Tuesday....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook Plans Global Financial System Based on Cryptocurrency Despite skepticism and concern about Facebook’s reach, the company envisions an alternative financial system based on a new cryptocurrency called Libra....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Belgian monks turn to the internet to sell prized beer WESTVLETEREN, Belgium – Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world’s most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers. The Saint-Sixtus abbey, home to 19 ...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Snail-inspired reversible superglue can hold weight of a human Scientists have demonstrated how the super strong product can hold the weight of an average male with only two postage stamp-sized squares of the substance....
11:16, 06/18/2019

Kellogg Plans Job Cuts Amid North America Reorganization Kellogg will cut about 150 salaried positions in its North America segment as part of a reorganization linked to the $1.3 billion sale of its Keebler cookie business and other brands....
11:16, 06/18/2019

The 10 best cheap fitness trackers: the top affordable sport bands to keep you fit Over the space of a few years, activity trackers, which started out as humble pedometers for step counting, have now evolved into powerful wrist-worn training partners.The good news is that even some of the more advanced trackers that offer sleep ana...
11:16, 06/18/2019

Echo Show 5 vs Echo Spot: which Amazon smart display comes out on top? Smart home enthusiasts are in thrall to Amazon. With the humble Amazon Echo having found its way into millions of homes worldwide, and expanded into a number of distinct models, it’s no surprise that the latest Echo to land from the retail gia...
11:16, 06/18/2019

NASA’s atomic clock to navigate future deep space missions As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew a...
11:32, 06/18/2019

Elizabeth Warren rolls out universal child care bill Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts introduced a new universal child care bill Tuesday with freshman Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -- within her first 100 days as president, should she win in 2020....
11:48, 06/18/2019

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroin and crack out of a “fast-food-style drive-through window” that was open for businesses...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Missing marathon swimmer’s body recovered from Hudson River The body of the marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race in the Hudson River last week was found Tuesday, police said. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst’s body – still wearing a swimming cap and swimming trunks – was discovered at around...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
11:48, 06/18/2019

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Dwyane Wade details supporting son at Miami Pride, tells parents: 'Get to know your kids' The NBA basketball star said it's a parent's job "to facilitate their lives and to support them and be behind them in whatever they want to do."        ...
12:00, 06/18/2019

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up empty-handed after scanning the heavens for signs of intelligent life in the most extensive search ever...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo reveals Steven Gerrard was key to Rangers loan decision Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo has insisted Steven Gerrard was the key reason he moved to Rangers on loan as Ibrox chiefs rejected reports their manager had held talks with Derby....
12:16, 06/18/2019

The stock market is inches away from a new record and the Fed could push it over the top The S&P 500 is closing in on its all-time high, and is likely to sail past it, as long as the Fed promises lower interest rates and the trade war calms down....
12:16, 06/18/2019

Bachelorette snaps at the men, gives viewers a glimpse of 'Hannah Beast' "The Bachelorette" took the "most dramatic season yet" to a new level. Hannah Brown snapped at the men after drama consumed another cocktail party.        ...
12:16, 06/18/2019

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12:16, 06/18/2019

The Jets Really Biffed It On Jacob Trouba Let’s stipulate that the Jets had to trade Jacob Trouba. The 25-year-old defenseman had made it quite clear that he had no intentions of signing an extension in Winnipeg, and the Jets had no intention of paying what it would cost to keep Trouba when ...
12:16, 06/18/2019

'The Notebook' author Nicholas Sparks apologizes to LGBTQ community for past emails Nicholas Sparks took to Facebook to apologize for past emails he has sent that suggested intolerance to the LGBTQ community.        ...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
12:32, 06/18/2019

Soccer 'game' breaks out during Jo-Wilfried Tsonga-Benoit Paire ATP match at Halle Open Tennis players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Benoit Paire spontaneously started playing soccer during their ATP match at the Halle Open.        ...
12:32, 06/18/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worke...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy rese...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Trump claims on eve of re-election launch that ICE will begin deporting ‘millions’ NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump announced on the eve of launching his re-election campaign that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would soon deport “millions” of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. “Next week ICE wi...
12:48, 06/18/2019

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
13:16, 06/18/2019

How to change a car battery and choose the right battery for your car Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Flat car battery? Our guide to replacing it, installing a replacement and using a battery charger should help...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Investigation uncovers suicide crisis in US jails The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help. I need my medicine, she demanded. I have to get out of here, she screamed. Fillmor...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook faces privacy hurdles in cryptocurrency Facebook unveiled an ambitious plan Tuesday to create a new digital currency. One technology expert believes they must first 'convince people to trust' them with their personal information in order for it to succeed. (June 18)   ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Police: 3 bodies found after mother drives car, twin daughters into Michigan river Family members notified police that a woman drove her vehicle with two children inside into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan.        ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose views are more likely to align with those of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and serve as a bulwark ag...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area’s history, authorities said Tuesday. The large haul of coke — with a street value...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Mexico's AMLO faces first major crisis after US immigration deal Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's presidency has hit a wall. An immigration agreement he struck with the United States is under fire from his own party, and has damaged his popularity in Mexico....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Rins could have challenged Marquez for Catalan MotoGP victory Alex Rins believes had he not gotten stuck behind Ducati's Danilo Petrucci in the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix, he could have mounted a challenge for his second victory of 2019...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
14:48, 06/18/2019

‘Because It Is Pride.’ Cara Delevingne Discusses Her Relationship With Ashley Benson After a year of dating, Cara Delevingne has gone public with her relationship with actress Ashley Benson. Over the weekend, Delevingne took to Instagram to share a clip of the couple kissing in a scene from the movie starred in together, Her Smell. I...
14:48, 06/18/2019

This ingenious Chrome extension adds a ‘random episode’ button to Netflix The team at streaming news website Flixed that introduced a Chrome extension last year which added a “random episode” button to Hulu is now back, this time with a Chrome extension that lets you shuffle TV episodes on Netflix. As a reminde...
15:00, 06/18/2019

| UK leadership race narrows to five as Johnson cements lead The UK leadership race narrowed to five on Tuesday as Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson prepared to defend his runaway favourite status in his first television debate....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Mali attack: gunmen on motorbikes kill at least 41 people in two villages Attacks on the villages of Yoro and Gangafani 2 compound a dire security situation in central MaliUnidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attac...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Two boys, 14, convicted of classmate's murder in Ireland Victim Ana Kriégel was lured from her home, beaten and sexually assaulted in May 2018Two 14-year-old boys have been found guilty of murdering a female classmate who was lured to an abandoned house, savagely beaten and sexually assaulted in a case tha...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Tory leadership debate: Boris Johnson challenged over comparison of veiled Muslim women to 'letterboxes' Boris Johnson was forced to apologise for comparing veiled Muslim women to "letterboxes" as he was challenged by an Imam during a Tory leadership TV debate....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Jennifer Aniston teased Adam Sandler with countdown texts leading up to 'Murder Mystery' kissing scene When Jennifer Aniston found out she would be sharing an on-screen kiss with her longtime pal Adam Sandler, she couldn't help but tease her co-star ahead of their smooch....
15:00, 06/18/2019

Mariska Hargitay hasn't spoken to Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein since her resignation Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein said she inspired "Law & Order: SVU," but she hasn't spoken to Mariska Hargitay since resigning from the star's charity board....
15:00, 06/18/2019

‘Your Family Loves You. They Miss You’: An R. Kelly Accuser Warns His Current ‘Girlfriends’ While many of the entertainment industry’s elite showed off their red carpet looks on Sunday at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, Asante McGee, an accuser of R. Kelly’s, shared a message for the women currently in his life—and allegedly, under his strict ...
15:32, 06/18/2019

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Does Taylor Swift Know Who the Enemy Is? To say Taylor Swift is only just now being “political” is about as silly as saying she’s “only” been writing pop songs in the last few years. Swift may be more explicit with her politics (“politics”) now, but every public-facing choice she’s made in ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

The unbearable cost of summer camp for children with special needs Although a growing number of summer camps welcome kids with disabilities, many require parents to provide and to pay for the necessary supports that their children need to attend, a financial surcharge that can make camp prohibitively expensive....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Netflix announces premiere date for new season of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee was once the shining jewel of the Crackle streaming service, but now it’s been a few years since the star of Bee Movie left for the greener pastures of Netflix. Next month, Seinfeld is dropping a whol...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Frightened Rabbit to release The Midnight Organ Fight covers LP featuring Julien Baker, Craig Finn In May, Frightened Rabbit’s remaining members shared a recording of a 2018 tribute concert for its late frontman Scott Hutchison, who took his own life a little more than a year ago. The performance saw artists like Julien Baker, Craig Finn, and The ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subsidiary called Calibra will be in charge of Libra, ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Two of the world's 4 all-time hottest temperatures have occurred in the past 3 years 129 degrees. 128.7 degrees. Those unfathomably hot temperatures have officially been confirmed as the Earth's 3rd and 4th hottest temperatures ever.        ...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have conf...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Marine Archaeologists Drain Sea To Investigate Underwater Building At Salamis Ruins The Greek Ministry of Culture has announced a major discovery by marine archaeologists off the island of Salamis. It has been revealed that divers and researchers have found a monumental structure or building. ...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Reed King's weird, problematic 'FKA USA' imagines a dystopian U.S. ruled by corporations Reed King's weird and problematic "FKA USA" imagines a futuristic U.S. that has splintered into territories ruled by corporations and bandits.        ...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special c...
16:32, 06/18/2019

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
16:48, 06/18/2019

MLB umpires union upset over Manny Machado's suspension; League calls the criticism 'inappropriate' A day after Manny Machado was hit with a one-game suspension, the MLB Umpires Association issued a scathing statement on Twitter.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Former Panthers RB, XFL 'He Hate Me' star Rod Smart found after being reported as missing Rod Smart, who rose to fame in the XFL with his "He Hate Me" moniker and later played for the Panthers, had not been seen for more than six days.       ...
16:48, 06/18/2019