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BJP Workers Lathicharged, Cops Use Water Cannons During Kolkata Protest

The workers of the BJP clashed with the police in Kolkata today as the party tried to hold a protest march to Lalbazar -- the state police headquarters in the heart of the city....

BJP Workers Lathicharged, Cops Use Water Cannons During Kolkata Protest

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Water Cannons and a Gun Shot: Hong Kong Protest Violence Intensifies Hong Kong police deployed water cannons for the first time Sunday in a show of force as pro-democracy protests turned violent following nearly two weeks of relative calm....
09:32, 08/25/2019

Hong Kong Officer Fires Shot, and Police Use Water Cannons at Protest The police drew their pistols and unleashed rounds of tear gas at protesters, who threw bricks and firebombs, as a weekend of violence followed nearly two weeks of relatively peaceful rallies....
11:00, 08/25/2019

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water cannons and drew their guns at protesters — including one officer who fired his weapon in what authori...
06:32, 08/26/2019

Lebanese budget protesters blasted with water cannons BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese security forces have opened heavy water cannons on anti-austerity protests in the capital city, as the government faces a looming fiscal crisis. Over one hundred protesters gathered Monday outside the Government House in downto...
08:32, 05/20/2019

French police fire tear gas, water cannons at anti-G7 protesters French riot police used water cannons and tear gas on Saturday to disperse anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of Biarritz where President Emmanuel Macron and G7 nation allies were meeting for a three-day summit....
17:00, 08/24/2019

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons as violence returns to protests The new police tactic came after the protest descended into a street battle that left a main thoroughfare littered with bricks and empty canisters of tear gas....
14:00, 08/25/2019

Petrol bombs and water cannons follow peaceful march in Hong Kong protests Hong Kong protestors squared off against city police armed with water cannons on Sunday, even as the rest of the city went about its usual business in calm....
06:00, 08/25/2019

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannons in violent clash with protesters Fires flared on the streets of Hong Kong Saturday after protesters who defied a ban to march through the city threw Molotov cocktails in a face off with police wielding tear gas and water cannons. Thousands of people filled the streets, throwing bric...
07:32, 08/31/2019

A gun shot, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air as protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons Sunday, in one of the most violent nights seen since mass pro-democracy protests began 12 weekends ago....
03:00, 08/26/2019

Riot police fire rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons to drive away protesters in Georgia Riot police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons to drive away hundreds of protesters early today after they tried to storm the Tbilisi parliament....
08:48, 06/21/2019

Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air after protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons on Sunday night, marking one of the most violent nights of pro-democracy protests seen over the 12 weekends of consecutive ...
08:32, 08/25/2019

Hong Kong police deploy water cannons amid clashes with protesters in 15th consecutive weekend of unrest The streets of downtown Hong Kong turned into the site of clashes between protesters and police on Sunday as the political turmoil continues in the global financial center for a 15th straight weekend....
16:16, 09/15/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police threaten protesters with guns and water cannons as both sides pass the blame for violence A policeman has fired a gunshot in Hong Kong, the first time a live round has been used to warn demonstrators since anti-government protests broke out in June....
06:32, 08/26/2019

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside government office More violence has erupted in Hong Kong, with police firing tear gas and chemical-laced water after protesters lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the government headquarters....
09:48, 09/15/2019

Striking photos show how this weekend's Hong Kong protests escalated into violence with makeshift weapons, water cannons, and tear gas Hong Kong protests became violent over the weekend, nearly three months after protests originally started. In a march in Kwun Tong on Saturday over surveillance concerns, Hong Kong police used tear gas, breaking a 10-day peaceful streak. On Sunday, H...
05:00, 08/26/2019

Hundreds Homeless After Digging For Kolkata Metro Tunnel Hits Water Body A section of Kolkata's prestigious East West Metro service - a 16.6-km-long route that includes the country's first underwater train line - met with "unprecedented disaster" after tunnel boring......
04:16, 09/05/2019

Another man arrested for dousing NYPD cops with water A Bronx man has been charged with dousing a pair of on-duty NYPD cops with water in a caught-on-camera incident in the borough, police said Friday. Robert Perez, 24, of Crotona Park East was slapped with charges of criminal mischief, criminal tamperi...
13:00, 07/26/2019

NYPD cops get drenched by buckets of water Stunning videos posted online Monday show uniformed NYPD cops getting drenched with buckets of water by brazen young men in Harlem and Brooklyn, law enforcement sources told The Post. One clip even shows a soaked cop getting beaned in the back of the...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
09:16, 05/01/2019

Workers protest and strike as Amazon doubles Prime Day Amazon warehouse workers around the world are protesting and striking today to demand fairer working conditions as the company begins its Prime Day sales promotion....
10:16, 07/15/2019

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
04:16, 07/15/2019

Amazon workers are reportedly planning a Prime Day protest Amazon employees in Minnesota are reportedly planning a strike on Prime Day this year, as the company is promoting its faster delivery options but not giving its workers enough credit, they say....
11:00, 07/08/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Day care workers did nothing as kids bullied 5-year-old girl: cops Two day care workers in Ohio have been arrested after they were caught on video doing nothing as older students bullied and assaulted a “frightened” 5-year-old girl, police said. Video footage obtained by detectives in Columbus showed Jos...
09:16, 09/11/2019

BJP Workers Evicted From Hotel After Trinamool Candidate Alerts Cops Hours after BJP chief Amit Shah held a rally in West Bengal's Barasat, about 40 km from Kolkata, there was high drama in the constituency last night....
23:00, 05/13/2019

E-bike bandits are terrorizing Bronx delivery workers: cops A pair of e-bike thieves have been terrorizing delivery workers in the Bronx over the last two months and stealing their souped-up cycles, according to the NYPD. Cops say the two crooks have robbed at least eight people while on their routes througho...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technical issues.” Workers and some guests complaine...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Video emerges of third water-bucket attack on NYPD cops Video emerged Wednesday of a third water-bucket dousing of uniformed NYPD cops, this time in the Bronx. The minute-long clip begins with about a dozen young men and women — one leading a pre-teen girl by the hand — whooping as they assemble on a stre...
02:48, 07/25/2019

NYPD chief vows to arrest those who dumped water on cops The punks who soaked uniformed cops with buckets of water in Brooklyn and Manhattan will be arrested and face justice, the NYPD’s chief of department vowed Tuesday. “Our detectives — and our detectives are the greatest in the world — are ...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Hong Kong Cops Use Gun, Water Cannon Against Protesters For First Time Hong Kong police used water cannon for the first time and at least one officer fired his sidearm during pitched battles with protesters Sunday, one of the most violent nights in three months of......
12:00, 08/25/2019

Barr rips ‘prancing punks’ who doused cops with water During a speech in which he condemned those who disrespect cops, Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday denounced the “prancing punks” who doused NYPD cops with water. “We were all nauseated by the spectacle of prancing punks pelting New York police of...
21:32, 08/12/2019

Woman drowns in water off Fire Island during storm: cops A woman drowned in the waters off of Fire Island Sunday as violent storms tore across Long Island, police said. Suffolk County Police said a passerby spotted the woman in the water near the Seaview Marina around 3:40 p.m. and rushed in. The man, who ...
20:16, 06/30/2019

8 Days Without Power, Water Since Cyclone Fani, Odisha In Protest As power and water remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government's efforts to give restoration a push, protests broke out in......
19:32, 05/10/2019

5 Villages In UP Threaten To Boycott Polls To Protest Water Shortage Facing acute water shortage throughout the year owing to government apathy, voters of five villages in the Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to boycott elections on April......
15:16, 04/28/2019

Giuliani, de Blasio feud on Twitter over water-bucket ambushes on cops Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and current Big Apple leader Bill de Blasio got into a finger-pointing Twitter war Tuesday over a pair of brazen water-bucket attacks on uniformed NYPD officers. “This disrespect for the uniform in NYC is result of a ...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Cops arrest man caught on video spraying traffic agents with water Police on Thursday busted the man caught on video tossing water on traffic cops in Queens, authorities announced. Steven Larosa, 35, was nabbed around 8 a.m. at his Cypress Hills home by the NYPD’s Warrants Squad, after cops received several an...
10:48, 08/01/2019

Shipyard That Built Titanic Headed To Insolvency Amid Workers' Protest The iconic Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff, which built the Titanic, went into administration on Monday as its workers vowed to continue a week-long occupation of the site....
17:48, 08/05/2019

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
07:32, 06/15/2019

Wayfair workers, supporters protest furniture sale to U.S. immigrant camp Several hundred people, including employees of Wayfair Inc, rallied in Boston on Wednesday to protest the online retailer's sale of furniture for a Texas detention facility housing migrant children....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Sex Workers in New York Want the Cops to Stop Preying on Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That a Reality ALBANY, N.Y.—TS Barbii stepped outside of her apartment complex in the Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an officer from the NYPD. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, a profession she has participated in, but not on that day, ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

NY bill to make water attacks on cops a felony faces Democratic opposition A Republican bill that would increase penalties for throwing water on cops, after a series of incidents in which members of New York’s Finest were doused by bucket-wielding mobs, is facing some initial Democratic opposition months before the bill cou...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Cuomo slams NYPD cops over response to water dousing: ‘Disturbing and embarrassing’ Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD Monday for faulty training after police officers walked away from punks who doused them with buckets of water — making cops look “impotent.” “There was an incident in New York City whe...
10:48, 08/05/2019

Cops search lake where Jennifer Dulos’ kids were allegedly forced to water ski Divers were scouring the lake off Old Farms Road in Avon — a wealthy suburb of Hartford — while troopers with dogs searched through nearby woods, the Hartford Courant reported....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Google Workers Protest Alleged Company Retaliation Six Months After Massive Walkout In November, thousands of Google staffers walked out of their offices around the world to protest how the company handled alleged misconduct by several top executives. It marked what’s likely the largest collective action of tech workers to date. And...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Wayfair workers plan walkout to protest company's bed sales to migrant camps Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to migrant detention facilities....
19:32, 06/25/2019

Lucknow Cops Again Stall Magsaysay Award Winner's Kashmir Protest Plan A Magsaysay Award-winning social activist has been confined to his house in Lucknow this evening by the city police, over a planned demonstration to protest against the scrapping of Jammu and......
07:32, 08/16/2019

Man brazenly sprays NYPD traffic cops with bottle in latest water-dousing video Another water-dousing video has emerged — this time of a man in Queens brazenly spraying water from a bottle at two NYPD traffic enforcement agents last Wednesday. Footage released by police on Wednesday night shows the suspect cross a street i...
22:48, 07/30/2019

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often wrongful deletions of their Instagram profiles. T...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Tech workers protest data mining firm Palantir for role in immigrant arrests Activists post news reports on company’s work with Ice to developers’ program GithubPalantir, the CIA-backed data-mining firm co-founded by Donald Trump’s ally Peter Thiel, became the target of an online protest organized by tech activists against th...
18:32, 05/13/2019

Apex Legends’ New Event Turns Everyone Into Glass Cannons Apex Legends got a big update today, called “Voidwalker” due to its focus on resident goth character Wraith. It adds updated challenges, limited edition items, changes to the map, and a limited-time mode featuring powerful weapons and minimal armor....
16:48, 09/03/2019

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
09:32, 06/04/2019

Giant system of snow cannons could stabilize West Antarctic ice sheet Scientists in Germany and the United States are considering a bold plan to pump millions of gallons of seawater into to a system of snow cannons installed across West Antarctica in order to save its ice sheet....
10:00, 07/20/2019

United Auto Workers union calls national strike against GM, 46,000 workers to stay out The UAW contract with GM expired at midnight Saturday and the union on Sunday called for a strike of all 46,000 GM workers in the US.       ...
23:16, 09/15/2019

The last rickshaws of Kolkata – in pictures Kolkata, one of Asia’s great melting pots, is the last place on Earth where rickshaw wallahs still haul people and goods through narrow lanes. With just hundreds left, Palani Mohan’s images capture them as they disappear. Almost all of the pullers or...
18:48, 09/14/2019

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
02:32, 06/21/2019

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
20:16, 07/18/2019

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. Th...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Safe drinking water, sanitation, are ‘basic human rights’: new UN Water Development report Safe water and access to proper sanitation are essential to eradicate poverty, build peaceful societies and ensure that no one is left behind on the path towards sustainable development, according to the 2019 UN World Water Development Report, launch...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy o...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
21:16, 07/22/2019

Water supply temporarily restored in Blackie, Alta., boil water advisory still in effect Hours after Foothills County issued an emergency alert to say the hamlet of Blackie, Alta., had no water supply, county officials said Tuesday night that the water supply had been temporarily restored....
19:32, 06/25/2019

'They were fighting for water to bathe. Water to drink.' Evacuees describe devastation in Bahamas after Dorian Some Hurricane Dorian survivors evacuated to the United States from the Bahamas are arriving with little more than their harrowing stories of the storm, the devastation of its aftermath, and the desperation of those left behind....
05:00, 09/10/2019

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, and doing dishes....
01:16, 08/20/2019

2 Climbers From Kolkata Die On Kanchenjunga In Nepal Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world's third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop To Appear Before CBI Tomorrow In Saradha Scam The CBI has summoned former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear for questioning on Saturday in connection with its probe into the Saradha scam, officials said....
17:32, 09/13/2019

Fears and Frustrations as Newark, NJ, Hands Out Bottled Water Amid a Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis of Its Own Inspiring comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New Jersey’s biggest (and predominantly black) city, Newark, is handing out bottled water to its residents amid a worsening contaminated water crisis....
21:32, 08/14/2019

Plop Down $33 For This Warm Water Bidet, Before the Weather and Water Get Colder There are $20 bidets, and bidets that cost as much as a mortgage payment, but today’s deal seems to strike a great balance between the two in terms of features, but with a price much closer to the former than the latter....
06:00, 08/27/2019

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investi...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A feder...
19:00, 08/16/2019

In Kolkata, Battle Between 2 Mayors Over Dinner With BJP Leader In Kolkata, the ruling Trinamool Congress has been hit by a curious siege within. The Mayor of Kolkata has called the Mayor of Salt Lake - a township adjoining Kolkata - a "Mir Jaffar", or betrayer,......
11:48, 07/08/2019

Cocktail of the week: Little Kolkata’s Golap Martini The flavours of India sing in this aperitif made with familiar vodka and cranberry, but fragranced with lychee and rose waterThis light, fragrant and super-refreshing drink makes the most of rose in tribute to Indian culture and heritage – the flower...
14:48, 08/02/2019

CBI Summons Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Arrest Likely Today: Sources Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar could be arrested tomorrow if he appears for questioning by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha chit fund scam tomorrow, sources told NDTV....
15:48, 05/26/2019

Four Terrorists, Including Three Bangladeshi Men, Arrested In Kolkata The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer......
01:32, 06/25/2019

2 Climbers From Kolkata Die On Kanchenjunga, One Had Reached Summit Two Indian climbers from Kolkata have died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world's third highest mountain in Nepal. One of them had successfully scaled Kanchenjunga....
03:32, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
21:16, 06/11/2019

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
08:32, 06/12/2019

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
11:32, 06/03/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
04:00, 06/03/2019

Top Court Refuses To Set Up Special Bench For Ex-Kolkata Top Cop's Plea The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to set up special bench to hear former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking extension of the seven-day period granted to him to approach a......
04:00, 05/21/2019

Bodies Of 2 Kolkata Mountaineers Killed On Kanchenjunga Found The bodies of two Indian mountaineers, who died in Nepal due to high altitude sickness near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition to the world's third tallest peak, have been recovered......
09:48, 05/19/2019

Kolkata Police Adds Mahindra TUV300 To Its Fleet Mahindra has announced recently handing over 92 Mahindra TUV300 vehicles to the Kolkata Police Department. With this, the Kolkata Police has become the 13th police department in the country to......
08:00, 08/31/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop, Sent To Delhi, Fails To Report At Home Ministry Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar did not turn up at the Home Ministry in Delhi where he was supposed to reach by 10 am today, after the Election Commission relived him from his duty as......
03:32, 05/16/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Court, Seeks Cancellation Of CBI Notice Former West Bengal police chief Rajeev Kumar today moved the Calcutta High Court, seeking cancellation of the CBI notice served to him over alleged suppression of facts in the Saradha chit fund scam......
06:16, 05/30/2019

Kolkata Magician Dies Underwater After Stunt Fails The police on Monday recovered the body of a magician who drowned while trying to replicate an underwater Harry Houdini-inspired stunt - tying himself up with chains and ropes and being lowered into a......
01:48, 06/18/2019

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with......
01:32, 05/26/2019

Kolkata College To Get New Vidyasagar Bust, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new bust of social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar will be installed at the Vidyasagar College in place of the old one, which was......
14:00, 06/03/2019

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
08:32, 08/18/2019

Posters With Amartya Sen's Remarks On "Jai Shri Ram" Slogan In Kolkata Billboards with photographs of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen that have his remarks on 'Jai Sri Ram' slogan have appeared on key Kolkata street intersections....
06:16, 07/12/2019

No Consent, But Ram Ke Naam To Screen At Kolkata's Presidency University Thumbing their nose at the authorities, a section of students at Kolkata's Presidency University have announced that they will screen Anand Patwardhan's award-winning documentary Ram Ke Naam at 4 pm......
10:00, 08/28/2019

Saradha Scam Case: Former Kolkata Top Cop Rajeev Kumar Avoids CBI Again Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar failed to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI this morning in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam case, increasing the......
01:32, 09/17/2019

Mamata Banerjee To Addresses Mega Trinamool Rally In Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will address Trinamool Congress's (TMC) mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata today. This rally is organised by TMC every year on July 21 in the memory of the......
23:16, 07/20/2019

SpiceJet Technician Dies In 'Freak Accident' At Kolkata Airport A SpiceJet technician died today in a freak accident while carrying out regular maintenance work on an aircraft at Kolkata airport, officials said. The incident happened at around 1:45 am....
02:48, 07/10/2019

Supreme Court Order On Protection From Arrest To Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Today The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce verdict on Friday on the CBI application seeking vacation of the order which granted interim protection from arrest to former Kolkata Police Commissioner......
14:16, 05/16/2019

Kolkata Police Arrests Top Jamaat-Ul-Mujahideen Terrorist In Bihar A top operative of Bangladesh-based terror outfit Jamat-e-Mujahideen (JMB) was on Monday arrested from Bihar by the special task force (STF) of the Kolkata Police, a senior officer said....
09:00, 08/26/2019

"Will Liberate West Bengal Again": Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee Six days after he quit West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and joined the BJP, Sovan Chatterjee called for a second liberation of the state....
13:00, 08/20/2019

Ex-Kolkata Top Cop Moves Supreme Court, Seeks Extension Of Protection Former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar today moved the Supreme Court seeking extension of the seven-day protection granted to him by the top court in connection with the Saradha chit fund......
01:00, 05/20/2019

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah's rally and the vandalism at Vidyasagar College in......
10:48, 05/15/2019

"Will Go To Jail Fighting": Mamata Banerjee Attacks BJP At Kolkata Rally In a throwback to her signature 'mercurial' avatar, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today exhorted the people to "break down the prison walls put up by the BJP" in the country and said that......
10:00, 08/28/2019

2 Dead In Violence Near Kolkata, BJP Plans Report To Amit Shah: 10 Points Violence flared up in Bengal again, in which two persons died and three were injured today. The location was Bhatpara, barely 30 km from Kolkata, which saw massive violence during the recent Lok Sabha......
05:00, 06/20/2019

After Clash At BJP's Kolkata Rally, Governor Plans Round-Table: 10 Points Kolkata witnessed an unprecedented pitched battle between the BJP workers and the police today as the party attempted to hold a rally to Lalbazar, the state police headquarters in the heart of the......
08:16, 06/12/2019

1 Dead, 15 Injured As Heavy Rain Batters Kolkata, Disrupts Flights One person died and 15 were injured today in lightning strike at the Victoria Memorial Complex in Kolkata as heavy rains battered the city and disrupted flight operations....
05:32, 08/16/2019

"Embarrassed": Prominent Kolkata Muslims' Open Letter To Mamata Banerjee In the wake of the attack on doctors and harassment of model Ushoshi Sengupta by some members of their community, a group of prominent Muslims has written to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking for......
03:00, 06/20/2019

Nadia Comaneci's Tweet As Young Kolkata Gymnasts Get Government Support A simple tweet by five-time Olympic gold medallist Nadia Comaneci catapulted two young gymnasts from Kolkata to viral Internet fame. "If I can change the life of someone, using sports or social media,......
01:32, 09/17/2019

2 Killed In Clashes Near Kolkata, Mamata Banerjee Orders Urgent Meeting Two persons have been killedand three injured in West Bengal's violence-hit Bhatpara, just north of Kolkata, in clashes between unidentified people on Thursday morning. The state police chief, the......
03:00, 06/20/2019

Cyclone Fani: Bhubaneswar Airport Closes At Midnight, Kolkata Tomorrow All flights from Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport will be cancelled from 9.30pm tomorrow till 6pm on Saturday as Cyclone Fani is expected to make landfall tomorrow morning....
07:48, 05/02/2019

Inside Hemen & Co: the tiny Kolkata sitar shop that supplied the Beatles George Harrison and Ravi Shankar were loyal customers. More than 70 years since it opened, this family business is still crafting instruments that last a lifetimeIn a dusty, crowded corner of south Kolkata, India, is a quaint 73-year-old musical inst...
04:32, 09/10/2019

Probe Agency Attaches Rs 200 Crore Assets Of Kolkata-Based Firm The Enforcement Directorate today said it has attached assets worth Rs 200 crore of a Kolkata-based company under the anti-money laundering law for allegedly perpetrating a multi-crore ponzi scam that......
12:16, 07/18/2019

"Wouldn't Have Escaped Unhurt But For CRPF": Amit Shah On Kolkata Clashes BJP president Amit Shah today blamed Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool for the violence, arson and vandalism at his roadshow in Kolkata yesterday. "I wouldn't have got away......
04:00, 05/15/2019

Princess Diana Wanted To Help AIDS Patients In Kolkata, Reveals New Book Princess Diana in 1997 had expressed her desire to accommodate a small number of AIDS patients in Kolkata after Mother Teresa talked about it, reveals a new book on LM Singhvi, India's longest-serving......
20:16, 08/18/2019

Kolkata Man Sends Legal Notice To Producers Of Film On 'Gumnami Baba' A day after the teaser release of acclaimed Filmmaker Srijit Mukherji's latest venture 'Gumnaami', based on the recluse 'Gumnami Baba', who many believed was the freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra......
10:32, 08/16/2019

Ex-Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar Moves District Court For Bail After a special court refused to hear his plea on Tuesday, former Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar moved Barasat District Sessions Court for anticipatory bail in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund......
04:00, 09/17/2019

Kolkata High Court Refuses To Pass Interim Order On Doctors' Strike The Calcutta High Court today refused to pass any interim order on the strike by junior doctors at state-run hospitals in protest against the attack on two of their colleagues by family members of a......
04:00, 06/14/2019

Eyes On State Polls, Mamata Banerjee To Kick Off Mega Kolkata Rally Today The Trinamool Congress is all set to hold an annual show of strength today with a mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to kick offpoll campaign for the......
23:16, 07/20/2019

Heathrow Airport drone protest: Environmental activists will go ahead with week-long protest to disrupt flights with toy drones, airport says Climate change activists are going ahead with their plan to cause major disruption at Heathrow Airport by flying toy drones in a week-long protest, the airport has said....
06:32, 08/30/2019

Water Polo: Spain and Italy power into men's world water polo final Former champions Spain and Italy upset more heralded rivals to reach the men's water polo final at the World Aquatics Championships and qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after stellar performances on Thursday....
06:00, 07/25/2019

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
04:32, 05/29/2019

At Kolkata Rally, Mamata Banerjee Pits Black Money Against Cut Money Mamata Banerjee today launched her fightback for Bengal with a mega rally in Kolkata -- her first since Trinamool's 12-seat setback for in the Lok Sabha elections and BJP's 16-seat inroad....
10:32, 07/21/2019

5 Best Street Foods Of Kolkata | Bengali Street Food Recipes Street Foods of Kolkata: Here are our 5 best street foods of Kolkata along with key ingredients and a step by step process to try at home. From kathi rolls and ghugni to jhalmuri and puchkas, we've......
05:16, 05/13/2019

Gig Workers Win in California After the better part of year, California’s Senate today passed AB5, legislation that is expected to unravel the contractor business model of companies like Uber, Lyft, and Doordash. In a historic victory, workers for those companies and others like ...
22:32, 09/10/2019

A new way to mix oil and water The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing any two things that do not go together well. Now, a new finding from researchers at MIT might turn that expression on its he...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Getting the oil out of water Oil and water are famously reluctant to mix fully together. But separating them completely — for example, when cleaning up an oil spill or purifying water contaminated through fracking — is a devilishly hard and inefficient process that frequently re...
23:00, 06/09/2019

VAR Is Turning Everyone Into Cops The opening weekend of the Premier League season was in some ways bittersweet—the sweetness provided by the return of the best league in the world, the bitterness from the sad end of England’s noble resistance to the scourge of VAR. To anyone expecti...
14:32, 08/12/2019

The Cops Are Fighting Outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spent his Thursday soaking up accolades during his retirement ceremony at the Department of Justice. But not everyone had such kind things to say for the man who essentially shepherded Special Counsel R...
13:00, 05/10/2019

In California, Gig Workers Are About to Become Employees A bill would change the rules for classifying workers as employees, rather than contractors. It would affect Uber and Lyft, but also truckers and musicians....
11:01, 09/12/2019

How do I ask my chatty co-workers to shut up? I work in a large office with the dreaded open-seating plan. Several co-workers regularly eat lunch at their desks and socialize as though they’re at a restaurant. The noise levels, personal conversations and overall chatter is distracting to those o...
14:32, 08/18/2019

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
10:32, 07/16/2019

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party workers in other states to learn from the......
00:16, 08/02/2019

More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Have Walked Off the Job In Nine States More than 20,000 AT&T workers walked off the job in nine states to protest management’s behavior during recent contract negotiations. Members of the Communications Workers of America accused the company of stalling negotiations and “not bargainin...
08:00, 08/26/2019

Looks Like UAW Workers Will Be Striking at Midnight Talks between General Motors and the United Auto Workers have broken down and a strike, just before midnight on Monday, is imminent. UAW spokesman Brian Rothenberg told The Associated Press that talks are planned to start at 10 a.m. on Monday but 49,...
08:32, 09/16/2019

Cops Need to Stop Doing This For the Love of God For years, police officers around the country have been pulling people over for non-traffic crime related reasons and giving them things ranging from frozen turkeys to engagement rings. This is dumb, but the Tempe, AZ, police department has managed t...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Cops looking for yet another subway pervert The NYPD says a 28-year-old woman was seated on the northbound train at 125th Street and Lexington Avenue on Sept. 6 at around 10 p.m. when the creep started pleasuring himself “in full view of the victim.”...
00:49, 09/13/2019

Caught between criminals and cops To a resume rich in policy and security studies, work experience, and publications, Andrew Miller may now add the unlikely skill of video production. While investigating the impact of gang violence on Lagos, Nigeria, the sixth-year political science ...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Workers Flee Big Cities---and Take Their Jobs With Them People who do their jobs from home, freelance or frequently travel for work are fueling a renaissance in American cities that lie outside the major job hubs....
02:00, 09/09/2019

One Of The Most Iconic Photos Of American Workers Is Not What It Seems Eleven pairs of loafers were dangling over the New York City skyline. It was September of 1932, as the Great Depression was reaching its height. Unemployment and uncertainty could be felt throughout......
21:32, 09/01/2019

US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration is making 30,000 more temporary visas available for seasonal work through the end of September. According to a copy of the rule obtained by The Associated Press, only those foreign workers who have held such...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers It's not a secret that IT professionals--particularly first-tier tech support--have a low opinion of users, though a new survey paints a rather bleak picture....
07:32, 05/10/2019

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
01:32, 07/20/2019

More bodies recovered in Bahamas by U.S. aid workers The huge debris piles left by the storm are challenging for search and recovery teams, which cannot use bulldozers or other heavy equipment to search for the dead....
21:01, 09/09/2019

‘Gig’ workers may live California dream The “gig economy” is on shaky ground in its own home state of California. Legislators there passed a landmark law on Wednesday that could force Uber, Lyft and other “gig economy” companies to classify their workers as employees rather than contractor...
21:16, 09/11/2019

Iconic photo of American workers is not what it seems Despite being posed, “Lunch atop a Skyscraper,” which was taken during the Great Depression, has come to represent the country's resilience, especially on Labor Day....
11:48, 09/02/2019

A third of US workers seriously considered quitting their job in last three months A new survey of American workers from CNBC and SurveyMonkey reveals that one-third of employees have considered quitting in the past three months. Just 16% of these workers say they're "very satisfied" in their current job....
11:48, 07/16/2019

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7 percent was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $...
13:32, 05/24/2019

Chinese workers defiant during the trade war BEIJING — President Donald Trump may have struck a conciliatory tone in recent days, saying he was optimistic of making a deal to end his trade war with China. But on the streets of Beijing, the mood was mainly one of defiance at the tit-for-tat. ...
22:16, 09/06/2019

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
11:48, 06/15/2019

Target hiring seasonal workers NBC NEWS-Target plans to hire 130,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holiday season. That’s up from 120,000 last year. The minimum starting wage is at $13 dollars an hour. Employees will also get a 10 percent discount on store purchases. Th...
18:16, 09/11/2019

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings....
12:16, 08/01/2019

Huawei's US research arm to lay off hundreds of workers The layoffs come about two months after the U.S. government put Huawei on a trade blacklist, making it illegal for its U.S. subsidiary to transfer sensitive technologies to its parent....
11:32, 07/22/2019

Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers go on strike DETROIT — More than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nin...
06:48, 09/16/2019

Huawei's U.S. research arm laying off workers The U.S.-based research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd - Futurewei Technologies Inc - announced worker layoffs on Monday, according to two Futurewei employees....
13:00, 07/22/2019

Foreign workers kidnapped from Nigeria oil rig A Canadian and a Scottish oil worker were kidnapped by armed men off a rig in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta over the weekend, a military spokesperson told CNN on Monday....
16:16, 04/30/2019

More than 270 workers dead after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
19:32, 04/28/2019

DoorDash to Workers: We'll Screw You Over to Your Face Now Back in March, following criticism over its wage model, DoorDash co-founder and CEO Tony Xu wrote in an internal letter that the company would be conducting surveys and roundtables with its workers about the controversial system. In an update this we...
22:48, 06/27/2019

1 in 3 workers would take a pay cut for unlimited time off: survey One in three workers would give up some of their pay in exchange for unlimited vacation, according to a survey from Allianz Global Assistance. But unlimited vacation might not be all it's cracked up to be....
07:48, 08/05/2019

Opinion: America is failing its workers With the 2020 presidential debates officially underway, the candidates need to be asked about their positions on some fundamental worker rights. The United States is the world's wealthiest nation, but when it comes to basic rights like paid leave and...
07:32, 07/02/2019

General Motors Workers On Strike: Everything You Need To Know The United Auto Workers’ 46,000 General Motors employees are on strike as contract negotiations continue, and are overshadowed somewhat by a corruption scandal among union leaders. Here’s what you need to know for The Morning Shift of Monday, Sept. 1...
17:32, 09/16/2019

Workers who switch jobs make 5% more than they did before Some people switch jobs for different lifestyles. Some move to change careers. Regardless of the reason, it can often lead to more money.       ...
18:48, 07/31/2019

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....
10:17, 09/17/2019

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some hu...
22:48, 06/06/2019

American workers willing to take less money for more time off Some American employees are willing to take less money if it means unlimited vacation. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm examines what that actually means.       ...
10:48, 08/05/2019

This is how insurance is changing for gig workers and freelancers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The gig economy is becoming a core el...
18:00, 05/01/2019

A Prime Day for an Amazon workers' strike When Hibaq Mohamed started working at a new Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee, Minnesota, in 2016, she was required to pack a minimum of about 160 boxes an hour with items ordered by the e-commerce giant's customers....
01:16, 07/12/2019

49,000 United Auto Workers strike against GM Over 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early Monday as contract talks with the company deteriorated into a strike. Workers shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states. (Sept...
23:48, 09/15/2019

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will be slow-moving, meaning we have a few more days of rain ahead of us. The low in question originally...
03:48, 06/08/2019

How long you can live without water The human body requires water to function properly. The ideal amount a person needs depends on several factors including age, sex, and physical activity levels. Learn more here....
13:48, 05/14/2019

Add Seaweed to Your Pasta Water Adding salt until your pasta water is “salty like the sea” is a common practice, but no one talks about the other briny, oceanic flavors the large body of water has to offer. I wouldn’t boil my pasta in actual sea water, but you can impart a bit of m...
20:00, 08/26/2019

What did Huawei actually do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
08:00, 05/21/2019

Sharpedo Can Shoot Water Out Of Its Ass At 75 MPH Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Sharpedo!...
10:16, 08/03/2019

What is a smart water bottle? The health, fitness and wellness industries are booming – and it shows in tech too. There are lots of new fitness trackers, apps and other devices available to buy that are designed to help you take better care of your physical and mental well...
02:32, 05/11/2019

What to know about gargling with salt water Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and dental procedures. Learn more about salt water ga...
06:32, 05/22/2019

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for exploration...
10:32, 04/28/2019

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
14:16, 05/21/2019

We have zero tolerance for unclean water. Air should be no different Faced with incontrovertible evidence of risk, we adopted the policies that protect us for water-born disease. Now we must do the same for our polluted air...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Scooters are being thrown into water for fun In Marseille, scooters are being thrown into the water by the dozen. An environmentally harmful practice that is causing headaches for authorities.       ...
11:00, 07/22/2019

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.       ...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Meet the NYPD’s badass bee cops The NYPD’s bee whisperers are making quite the buzz. One member of the two-man-led bee unit shocked the public when he sucked up a swarm with a hose in the Financial District — while wearing just a white t-shirt and slacks. “It was ...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Man killed in Crown Heights hit-and-run: cops A man was killed in Brooklyn Sunday morning in a hit-and-run, cops said. The 30-year-old man was struck at Albany Avenue and Park Place around 5:30 a.m. and was rushed to Interfaith Medical Center, where he died, according to police. The car, a descr...
10:16, 09/15/2019

Ground Zero homeless man moved away by cops The homeless man who set up camp in a cardboard shanty near Ground Zero was ordered to move Wednesday by police officers, who also gave him some cash “to get something nice to eat.” About eight cops evicted homeless man James Eve, 43, fro...
21:16, 05/22/2019

Two cops from New Jersey department charged with DUI on same day Two cops from the same New Jersey police department were busted separately for drunk driving on the same day, according to a new report. Gloucester Township police officer Steven Lenker, 29, allegedly hit a pedestrian and a parked car while under the...
20:32, 08/21/2019

Cops looking for another suspect in Harlem cop dousing The NYPD on Wednesday released a new image of one of the suspects who doused a cop with water in Harlem and flinged a bucket at his head. The suspect appears shirtless in the photo wearing a backwards baseball cap, shorts and a gold chain. He’s...
02:48, 07/25/2019

Mom left baby to die in scorching car while she took a nap: cops A 3-month-old Kansas girl died after hours inside a sweltering car while her mother was home napping, according to reports — marking the 11th tragedy of its kind this year. The 44-year-old mom returned from a Saturday morning baby shower to her home ...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Drugged-out mom locked son in hot car as punishment: cops A drugged-out Utah mom deliberately locked her young son in a hot car as “punishment” for him misbehaving, according to cops. Jesica Lee Brown, 28, was busted in Draper on Monday night following a 911 call about the 4-year-old who was loc...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Man stabbed near Penn Station: cops A man is expected to survive after being stabbed near Penn Station Sunday morning, cops said. The incident happened just before 10 a.m. at the intersection of West 31st Street and 8th Avenue and his attacker was in custody moments later, according to...
10:16, 06/02/2019

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash: cops A New Jersey man was killed in Brooklyn early Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and fell onto the road, where he was struck by a hit-and-run car, police said. Daniel Costa, 37, was speeding down the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the F...
10:32, 07/04/2019

Man found shot to death in SUV: cops Police found a man dead in the driver’s seat of his SUV early Sunday morning. Dante Ryer, 26, was discovered with a gunshot to the head in his Nissan Pathfinder in front of 6 East 132nd Street in East Harlem just after 2 a.m., cops said. EMS to...
09:16, 07/14/2019

Cops looking for suspect in death of cab driver hit by own car Police are looking for the man who robbed a taxi driver in the Bronx Sunday night, causing the driver to chase after him and cause himself to be run over and killed by his own car. The suspect was caught on surveillance video near the scene of the in...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Seen by Indeed helps tech workers figure out their best job opportunities Indeed.com is launching a new platform, Seen by Indeed, that helps tech workers identify their skills and find interesting career opportunities.Read More...
10:48, 09/16/2019

‘The Union Is Playing Some Hardball.’ Here’s Why GM Workers Are On Strike The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, digging in for a fight over jobs and benefits that could cost the carmaker dearly for an indefinite period. The strike that took effect at midnight may cost...
11:48, 09/16/2019

Ethnic minorities paid 3.8% less than white workers Ethnic minority workers in the UK earned on average 3.8% less than white workers last year, according to the first analysis of its kind by the Office for National Statistics (ONS)....
13:16, 07/09/2019

Logistics Recruiters Cast a Virtual Net for Workers Some logistics companies looking for workers in a tight U.S. job market are casting a virtual net, using a technique called geofencing to target people as they drive by sites or even park their cars in competitors’ lots....
08:16, 07/02/2019

UAW workers picketing GM must wait for $250 a week in strike pay UAW workers are entitled to $250 a week in strike pay. However, it's not available until after the 15th day of the strike, the UAW says.       ...
13:17, 09/16/2019

At Facebook, Second-Class Workers Who Do The Hardest Job Are Paid Less The thousands of people who do the bulk of Facebook's work keeping the site free of suicides, massacres, and other graphic posts are not Facebook employees. As contractors employed by outsourcing......
20:32, 05/08/2019

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults that have hampered efforts to stop the deadly spread of the virus....
07:00, 07/15/2019

GM's first offer called for workers to pay 15% of health care tab The automaker first proposed that UAW members pay 15 percent of health care costs, sources said, well below the national average of 28 percent but far higher than the 3 to 4 percent workers currently pay....
13:49, 09/16/2019

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candidates in the country’s general election to support their demands for better health and welfare services...
03:00, 05/16/2019

America's farm workers are aging, not being replaced The average age of America's hired farm laborers is steadily increasing, threatening the future of the nation's farming industry, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
04:48, 05/08/2019

Don't leave rural workers out of the employment renaissance With its proposed food stamp work requirement rule, USDA has an opportunity to crack down on fraud and abuse while moving millions from welfare to work — but to fully leverage this opportunity, it needs to amend the proposed rule to make sure governm...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Cuomo: MTA workers’ sky-high overtime is theft Gov. Cuomo on Sunday voiced his harshest comments yet about workers at the MTA’s Long Island Rail Road who claimed they worked an outrageous number of hours to jack up their paychecks. ​”​This is about stealing. This is about fraud. This ...
13:48, 05/12/2019

Amazon investing $700M to 'upskill' 100,000 workers Retail giant Amazon has said it will invest $700 million to train new workers for jobs like data mapping scientists, solutions architect, security engineer and business analyst -- a plan to "upskill" 100,000 employees....
06:32, 07/12/2019

Workers on Mugabe’s farms hope his widow will help them At one of Robert Mugabe’s farms, workers said they are pained by the death of their boss and worried about their future -- and some say they are hoping his feisty wife will be their savior....
10:00, 09/10/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
12:16, 04/29/2019

GM, UAW restart talks as workers take to picket lines Negotiators for General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers are scheduled to restart bargaining Monday to resolve a strike that shut down the automaker's highly profitable U.S. operations....
07:48, 09/16/2019

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
06:48, 07/17/2019

Workers celebrate annual “May Day” at Armory Park TUCSON – The annual May Day “International Workers’ Day” Celebration was held at Armory Park on Wednesday, May 1.  The event helps celebrate what organized labor and unions have done for the working community, while also memorializing workers w...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Erika Lust: #MeToo left sex workers behind For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. There’s no questioning that sex workers face judgement and stigma, ...
07:16, 07/08/2019

Pair of robbers posing as NYCHA workers rob man of $2.5K Two robbers posing as city housing workers stole $2,500 from a man in a housing complex on the West Side of Manhattan Wednesday afternoon, cops said. The men, wearing blue New York City Housing Authority uniforms, robbed the man at the Lillian Wald H...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Amazon Workers Plan to Strike on Prime Day Employees at Amazon’s now-infamous Shakopee, Minnesota, warehouse—the first of the famously anti-union retailer’s locations to stage a walkout in the U.S.—is planning a strike next week to coincide with Prime Day, the company’s invented shopping holi...
17:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan....
08:32, 08/20/2019

United Auto Workers Authorize a Strike The United Auto Workers voted to authorize a strike amid contract negotiations. The union represents about 150,000 workers at Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, with GM as the target of the bargaining....
01:16, 09/04/2019

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
06:16, 06/19/2019

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly pl...
21:00, 06/14/2019

47,000 grocery workers in California are closer to striking. Here's why Some 47,000 supermarket workers at Ralphs, Albertsons and other grocery chains in southern California are closer to starting the largest private-sector strike since 74,000 General Motors employees walked off the job in 2007....
12:16, 09/05/2019

GM auto workers go on strike nationwide for more pay and better benefits The United Automobile Workers went on a nationwide strike against General Motors starting at midnight, Sept. 16, 2019.       ...
09:16, 09/17/2019

Instacart Workers Discover an App Is a Terrible Boss Instacart has a checkered past when it comes to fair and dignified labor practices, and now dozens of its contract workers are claiming that the company app torments them into accepting shitty jobs or suffering the consequences.Read more......
12:32, 07/15/2019

20,000 BJP Workers Get Party Invite For PM Modi's "Grand Welcome" The BJP, confident of winning the national election and returning to power with a huge majority, has asked some 20,000 workers to come to the party headquarters in Delhi this evening. The large......
20:48, 05/22/2019

Auto workers want bigger slice of profits Contract talks between the United Auto Workers union and Detroit’s three automakers are kicking off with the union taking a far less conciliatory stance than past years (July 15)       ...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Facebook workers 'possibly exposed to sarin gas' at US HQ Two Facebook workers have possibly been exposed to sarin gas at a mailing warehouse at the social media giant's HQ in California, fire officials say....
14:32, 07/01/2019

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers: WSJ Walmart Inc likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said ...
09:48, 09/17/2019

Walmart Likely Discriminated Against Female Workers, EEOC Says Walmart likely discriminated against 178 female store workers by paying less or denying promotions because of their gender, the EEOC said in memos viewed by the Journal....
16:16, 09/17/2019

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
15:48, 05/22/2019

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
23:00, 06/14/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
01:16, 06/15/2019

Factory Workers Become Coders as Companies Automate As automation changes the way factories operate, some U.S. companies are training workers in programming and robotics, letting machinists get a taste of coding....
08:32, 05/20/2019

Generation Z workers expect promotion within six to 12 months Employers are familiar with the wants and needs of millennials and baby boomers but they will need to learn and prepare for what Generation Z specifically wants from their careers....
04:00, 05/04/2019

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to incr...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working...
18:16, 05/24/2019

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
12:00, 07/08/2019

Real workers know more about this economy than Elizabeth Warren It may come as no surprise to working men and women, but during the first Democratic presidential primary debate Elizabeth Warren clearly demonstrated that she is completely out of touch with them and may not even know what year it is....
11:48, 06/27/2019

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due. It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad workers were recognized for the pivotal role they played in its construction....
07:00, 05/14/2019

How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage workers Of Walmart's 1.4 million U.S. workers, less than 25,000 are in high school. So the company is rolling out the red carpet by offering free SAT and ACT prep, subsidizing a large chunk of their tuition, and the chance to earn some college credit....
21:48, 09/07/2019

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
09:32, 06/11/2019

Heat takes down more UPS workers during hottest summer ever July was officially the hottest month on record, and in the scorching sun, UPS workers have convulsed, fainted and landed in the emergency room with heat-induced kidney failure, interviews and medical records show. Sixteen employees of the delivery c...
19:32, 08/22/2019

Two foreign workers kidnapped from oil rig in Nigeria's Delta Gunman kidnapped two foreign workers from an oil rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, the military said - the second abduction there in less than a week....
11:48, 04/28/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.        ...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Millions of workers are "unaligned" with their organization's strategy A new survey from Slack has revealed that millions of employees are “unaligned” and this puts them at odds with their organization's strategy, vision and operating principles.To compile its new “State of Work Report” ...
21:32, 08/15/2019

Where Did Postmates Find All These Workers Who Don't Want Their Jobs to Improve? The future of the “gig economy” is on the table in California, where the legislature is considering a bill that would make it much harder to categorize workers as independent contractors, rather than actual employees. Needless to say, companies are g...
13:32, 08/15/2019

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
06:48, 06/08/2019

Cruise ship workers reveal what it's really like to live at sea NAN728/Shutterstock Cruise ship jobs have a number of distinctive features that separate them from land-based jobs. Business Insider spoke with 39 current and former cruise line employees who described what it's like to live and work on a cruise shi...
04:00, 08/28/2019

People don’t want to see workers replaced by a robot—themselves excepted Enlarge / Robots are everywhere. (credit: NBC Universal) There has been extensive public discussion of how automation may fundamentally change the job market, eliminating so many positions that some sort of universal income will be required. While ...
02:16, 08/08/2019

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
17:16, 07/09/2019

Happy Labor Day, Here's Another Way Employers Take Advantage of Their Workers It’s Labor Day, which means it’s the perfect time for the Wall Street Journal to run a story about a way in which employers are scamming workers. The only problem is the Journal is pretending that the trick is a good way to “improve productivity” and...
03:48, 09/03/2019

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individ...
00:16, 08/09/2019

New Lawsuit Against Uber Is Set to Test Its Classification of Workers A class-action suit on behalf of drivers in federal court in California, filed on Wednesday, accused Uber of wrongly classifying drivers under the state’s employment test....
16:02, 09/12/2019

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of its US workers Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said it will provide its workers with the ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

8 things cruise-ship workers want to tell passengers but can't mariakraynova/Shutterstock Like other employees in the hospitality industry, cruise-ship workers are tasked with making guests as happy as possible. That means workers can't always be honest with passengers about their behavior or the realities of w...
22:16, 09/02/2019

GM workers to strike amid contract negotiation The United Auto Workers union says its contract negotiations with General Motors have broken down and its roughly 49,000 members will go on strike just before midnight on Sunday. (Sept. 15)        ...
13:48, 09/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
00:16, 07/20/2019

Turkish workers kidnapped at gunpoint in Nigeria bar Four Turkish construction workers were seized by gunmen in a bar as they relaxed over drinks in a remote village in Nigeria's middle belt, authorities told CNN....
10:00, 07/23/2019

Strike looming for General Motors workers The United Auto Workers union and General Motors remain far apart in ongoing negotiations in Detroit, raising the likelihood of a midnight strike, sources told The Post on Saturday night. UAW leaders are negotiating with GM at the Detroit Marriott, b...
08:16, 09/15/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
00:16, 07/20/2019

U.S. firms hire 275,000 workers in April, most nine months: ADP U.S. private employers added 275,000 jobs in April, well above economists' expectations and the most since last July, supporting the view of a solid domestic labor market, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday....
09:48, 05/01/2019

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they were...
13:32, 08/16/2019

DoorDash CEO announces that now your tips will go to delivery workers Earlier this year, news reports exposed that not only did DoorDash (and others, like Instacart) sometimes lower its payout to delivery workers when customers tipped, its payment system didn't make clear that this was happening. Last month it cha...
22:32, 07/23/2019

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Japanese companies want more productive, non-smoking workers A growing number of Japan-based businesses are taking stronger action to promote health and wellness among employees as well as boost productivity by going as far as hiring non-smokers to new positions, a report says. Yasuhiro Oba, president of Sompo...
03:48, 05/15/2019

No rest for the workers: how the US is out of step on paid leave A survey of the 21 wealthiest countries has found that the US is the only one not to guarantee paid vacation timeOf the 21 wealthiest countries, the US is the only one not to guarantee workers paid leave, according to a recent report by the Center fo...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Why stressed workers need four-day weeks – not wellness trends Spiralling work pressures make us sick. A debate about shorter hours is the answer, not gong baths or ‘mindful minutes’The latest wellness trend to assail us? “Gong baths.” For those unfamiliar with the term, a gong bath aims to provide spiritual nou...
13:00, 08/28/2019

Virginia Beach shooting victims were more than just co-workers Virginia Beach Public Works spokesman Drew Lankford shares memories of victims in the municipal center shooting, many whom he called friends.        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a ...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds. Some employers are offering cash and other incentives....
03:00, 06/13/2019

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blow came from an enraged food delivery worker who stormed into the tiny pizzeria demanding, “Where’s m...
03:48, 07/22/2019

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Images of the PM sitting on the ground with the......
02:16, 09/11/2019

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in Lexington for the annual Roadeo event. The equipme...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
17:16, 04/29/2019

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

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Workers Hit Hard By Ashok Leyland's Shutdown Ashok Leyland's combined sale declined by 50 per cent in August with a total sale of 8,296 vehicles against 16,628 vehicles sold in August last year....
04:48, 09/11/2019

Ford To Lay Off Arora Around 200 Workers At Canadian Plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on......
02:48, 07/21/2019

Three Myths About Sparkling Water, Debunked Whether you call it seltzer, sparkling water or soda water, this bubbly beverage is getting popular by the day, with Americans guzzling it at increasing rates. And though it’s frequently marketed as part of a healthier lifestyle—specifically one that...
08:32, 08/23/2019

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
10:32, 07/01/2019

From the archives: Does dowsing really help you find water? The ancient practice of water divining is still used across the world to locate water sources. Forty years ago, we wondered whether it might actually work...
12:32, 04/28/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop using the image....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Mysterious 'Sub-Neptunes' are probably water worlds Water worlds that each possess thousands of times more water than Earth does may be more common than Earth-like rocky planets in the Milky Way galaxy , a new study finds....
02:48, 05/14/2019

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them co...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of chemicals used to manufacture plastics, epoxy resins ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

A cold-water cure? My weekend with the ‘Ice Man’ Wim Hof claims cold-water immersion can help fight modern diseases. As outdoor swimming becomes ever more popular in the UK, photojournalist Jonny Weeks joined him for a weekend to experience it firsthand“Look at this beautiful tree. An oak, Quercus ...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Teens water-ski from Wisconsin to Michigan Most teens dream of doing something absolutely epic before going off to college. Madelyn Hendrikse and Braden Dirkse made that dream a reality by water-skiing across Lake Michigan....
04:48, 08/19/2019

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said....
00:32, 07/19/2019

How to Choose the Right Water Bottle For Hiking Bringing the right amount of water with you on a hike is important, obviously. Unfortunately, water can be a pain in the ass to carry. It weighs a lot, and can feel onerous to get to if you don’t have the right system. Luckily, the outdoor industry h...
16:48, 06/11/2019

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing so with a goal of eventually establishing scientific settlements in the not-so-distant future. With t...
19:16, 07/23/2019

Is drinking cold water bad for a person? Drinking enough water is vital to health and good bodily functioning. However, some research suggests that the temperature of water when a person drinks it is also important. Here, we discuss whether cold water can be bad for health and if there are ...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. At the Phoenix Zoo, animals were beating the heat with cooling sprays of water and ice treats. (July...
21:32, 07/16/2019

Indian farmers use sun to help water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
03:48, 06/17/2019

‘Aquarela’ Review: The Shapes of Water In this dazzling survey of man against water, mysteries and revelations are as integral to its impact as our certainty of the dangers faced by its makers....
05:33, 08/15/2019

A Flawed Cap-and-Trade Plan for Water Could Come to U.S. An attempt in Australia to apply market discipline to the water supply has drawn criticism for failing to anticipate hoarding and theft. The approach is being considered in several western U.S. states....
06:16, 09/03/2019

Newark is getting $120M to fix its water crisis The Essex County Improvement Authority will lend $120 million to the city of Newark to replace pipes that are contaminating water with lead, officials announced at a news conference Monday....
20:32, 08/26/2019

‘It won’t be long’: why a Honduran community will soon be under water Rising sea levels are destroying coastal towns in Honduras – and shrimp farms which export to the UK and US are making it worseEric Pineda runs a modest beachfront restaurant which serves up plates of fresh fish and rice – and faces imminent destruct...
00:48, 07/31/2019

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more....
11:32, 08/14/2019

Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water Fast currents and swollen channels have made many of the nation’s rivers unsafe for commercial traffic, spreading economic pain from a spring of severe flooding....
10:16, 06/10/2019

Baidu CEO gets water dumped on his head One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
22:32, 07/03/2019

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Charity in hot water over Epstein connection Leon Black’s efforts to distance his family charity from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein could draw scrutiny from regulators, experts say. Last week, reps for Black, the billionaire chairman of the Museum of Modern Art, said his charitable founda...
20:48, 07/16/2019

Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Org...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Correction: Flint Water story A special prosecutor who spent three years leading a criminal investigation of the Flint water scandal has been fired, officials announced Monday, apparently part of the fallout from the recent discovery of 23 boxes of records in the basement of a st...
08:48, 04/30/2019

More Than 1,000 Detained in Moscow Protest Thousands of demonstrators protested the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow government elections, a sign of growing public discontent as President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings decline....
13:16, 07/27/2019

It Wasn’t Cocaine. But You Wouldn’t Know That From Watching ‘Cops.’ A new podcast takes on the 30-year-old reality show, saying it presents an uncritical view of policing, and suspects are pressured to give permission to appear....
14:16, 06/21/2019

Woman pulls $28K switcheroo at Costco: cops A New Jersey woman allegedly stole a $28,000 diamond ring from her local Costco and replaced it with a $2,000 ring — which she swiped from a different Costco, cops said. Izaebela Kolano, 49, is accused of pulling the switcheroo on Sunday at one...
22:16, 09/04/2019

2 Ex-NYC Cops Get Probation for Having Sex With a Handcuffed Teenager They’d Just Arrested Two former New York City cops slipped through a crack in New York law and now will serve just five months’ probation for having sex in the back of a police van with a handcuffed 18-year-old they’d just arrested on a marijuana charge....
08:00, 09/01/2019

To Help Cops Respond Better To Attacks, These US Students Shoot At Them On a Friday afternoon in April, Texas State University freshman Kendyl Cutshall stopped by a research facility near campus to shoot a police officer for class credit. Inside a simulated classroom......
16:00, 07/09/2019

55-year-old man loses teeth in bus beating: cops A 55-year-old man lost eight pearly whites after getting punched repeatedly in the face on a Bronx bus, police said Sunday. The unidentified suspect slugged the victim on July 2 just after 11 p.m. while on an MTA BX39 bus traveling on southbound, bef...
09:16, 07/14/2019

Father, son attacked with box cutter in Brooklyn: cops A father and his 18-year-old son were slashed by a man with a box cutter in Kensington early Sunday, cops and police sources said. The violent encounter unfolded just before 1:15 a.m. at the intersection of 18th Avenue and East 2nd Street where the f...
09:32, 09/01/2019

Cops: Man urinated on memorial to boy who died of cancer HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — A video showing a man urinating on a park memorial marker that honors a 9-year-old boy who died of brain cancer has led to charges against him and another man who allegedly made the recording. Hamilton police say a friend of Chr...
06:16, 05/20/2019

You can’t offer to murder cops on Reddit unless you’re on r/TheDonald Reddit has a very specific policy prohibiting people from threatening bodily harm or attempting to incite violence. It uses this policy as the basis for banning individual accounts, discussion threads, and whole subreddits. Basically if you cross the...
19:00, 06/24/2019

9/11 memorial vandalized in upstate NY, cops investigating A stone memorial that was erected upstate in honor of first responders from 9/11 was reportedly vandalized with spray paint this week. “To see something like that is really tough,” said Adam Blowes, assistant city manager of Geneva, where the m...
05:00, 08/30/2019

Man shoots infant in the head after being rejected by her mom: cops A 10-month-old Fresno girl was shot in the head Sunday by a man who was apparently angry that the baby’s mother had rejected him, police said. The baby, Fayth Percy, was rushed to the hospital where she underwent surgery to remove bullet fragments fr...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Body pulled from Harlem River: cops The body of a 30-year-old man was pulled from the Harlem River on Thursday, cops said. Authorities said the unidentified man, who was fully clothed, was found by Macombs Dam Bridge just before noon. The man was pulled onto a nearby pier, where EMS pr...
13:00, 08/29/2019

Teen killed in Long Island hit-and-run: cops A teenage girl was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Long Island while walking to get some grub after getting off work with her twin, according to police and friends. The 17-year-old girl, Jenna Perez, had volunteered to work an extra shift Saturday ...
19:32, 08/25/2019

‘Cops are mad’ over Pantaleo firing, NYPD chief says NYPD cops are “mad” about the firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, department brass said Sunday — while claiming that a drop in arrests resulting from the firing is not making the city any less safe. “The cops are upset. Cops are mad. They’...
17:32, 09/01/2019

"Corrupt Cops Will Be Asked To Take Compulsory Retirement": UP Top Cop The Uttar Pradesh government has started an operation to screen corrupt police officials who will be asked to take compulsory retirement, the state's top cop said Thursday....
04:48, 07/04/2019

78-year-old woman raped in Queens: cops A 78-year-old woman was raped Sunday morning in Queens, cops said. The sexual assault was reported just after 6 a.m. in a house on 148th Street near 241st Street in the Brookville neighborhood, according to police. No arrests have been made, but cops...
12:48, 06/02/2019

Dad of burned toddler tried to hide from cops: sources The father of a 3-year-old found burned to death in a chained-shut car in Queens Sunday tried to hide from cops as his daughter was consumed by flames, according to police sources....
12:48, 05/06/2019

Man who tried to sell daughter for $50 claims he was joking: cops A Pennsylvania man tried to hawk his infant daughter to a stranger for a measly $50 — and then claimed it was all a joke, police said. Deniz Ak, 59, was arrested by Middletown police after a man told cops the dad walked past him late Wednesday ...
10:32, 05/31/2019

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
13:48, 06/26/2019

Two men indicted for assaulting cops outside subway station Two hoodlums captured on video earlier this year getting clubbed by cops with batons were indicted for assaulting two of the officers involved in the melee, authorities said Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

NYPD cops celebrate National Donut Day New York’s Finest embraced their reputation as donut lovers Friday — when the NYPD tweeted out photos of cops enjoying the delicious fried treats for National Donut Day. Even health-conscious Officer Michael Counihan — renowned for posting phot...
16:00, 06/07/2019

Cops seeking robbers in bogus Fed Ex uniforms Cops are still looking for a pair of enterprising thieves who dressed in full Fed Ex uniforms — and even carried a bogus package — in hopes of robbing an apartment in the Bronx two weeks ago. When the victim opened the door to his Tinton ...
19:32, 06/29/2019

Woman arrested for stealing dog from man having seizure, cops say A Colorado woman was arrested after allegedly stealing a dog from a man who suffered a seizure and who ultimately died. Melody Mellon, 30, was at a 7-Eleven convenience store in Longmont, a city roughly 35 miles north of Denver, on Tuesday when a 59-...
12:16, 08/05/2019

26-year-old man shot to death in the Bronx: cops A 26-year-old Bronx man died Sunday morning after being shot multiple times in the chest, cops said. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was shot just before 4 a.m. on Commonwealth Avenue near Randall Avenue...
23:48, 08/18/2019

Elderly woman mugged by man on scooter: cops An elderly woman was mugged by a man on a scooter on the Upper East Side, cops said Sunday. The 86-year-old woman was walking on East 64th Street near First Avenue around 3 p.m. Saturday when the man rode up to her on a scooter, grabbed her purse and...
01:00, 05/06/2019

305 Lucknow Cops Charged In A Day For Traffic Violations In what could be a major embarrassment for the Lucknow Police, as many as 305 policemen, including 155 traffic personnel, were booked for traffic violations in a day-long campaign in Lucknow on......
13:00, 06/15/2019

Queens man claims undercover cops hit him with car, beat him up The NYPD has launched an internal probe into a Queens man’s claims that cops in an unmarked car plowed into him while he rode a motorized scooter — and “beat him,” sources told The Post on Tuesday. The sister-in-law of 24-year-old Hector Candel...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Teen in critical condition after being hit by ambulance: cops A teen is critical after being hit by an ambulance while crossing the street in Far Rockaway, cops said Sunday. The 19-year-old woman was walking in a crosswalk on Seagirt Avenue near Beach 26th Street in Queens just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday when s...
17:32, 07/21/2019

7-year-old boy wounded in shooting in the Bronx: cops A 7-year-old boy was wounded during a shooting in the Bronx on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The boy was near East 137th Street and St. Ann’s Avenue in Mott Haven around 12:40 p.m. when a bullet grazed his leg, cops said. The youngster, who...
12:48, 06/05/2019

Lamborghini driver doing 131 mph tells cops he was ‘just showing off’ A bro pulled over for doing 131 mph in a Lamborghini admitted he was “just showing off,” according to cops. Officers in Newark, Ohio, could not hide their frustration at the 23-year-old who treated the I-77 like a race track in the early ...
13:00, 09/12/2019

Man fatally shot in the head in Brooklyn: cops A man was fatally shot in the head in Canarsie early Sunday, police said. The 24-year-old was found by cops unresponsive in front of 8413 Avenue K at about 2 a.m., according to the NYPD. The man, whose name was not released pending notification of fa...
06:16, 07/28/2019

'Kind-hearted cops' pay for shoplifter's food When a woman accused of shoplifting from a food store in New York was approached by three police officers, she might have expected to be arrested - but instead they paid for her food....
04:48, 07/07/2019

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on her Queens office building for the second time in a month, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Sour...
11:32, 06/27/2019

Cops ask crooks to please take weekend off due to extreme heat Police in a Massachusetts town are asking crooks to take the weekend off — because it’s too hot. “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold off until Monday,’’ Braintree cops said in a Facebook post. “I...
19:32, 07/20/2019

Man dies in Long Island hit-and-run crash: cops A man died in Suffolk County after being hit by two cars — one of which took off after the crash, police said Sunday. The man, whose name was not immediately released, was crossing Herkimer Street at the intersection of Carlton Street in Mastic...
10:16, 05/05/2019

Trump supporters get barricaded in London pub by cops A group of Trump supporters were forced to take shelter in a London bar Tuesday as a crush of protesters swept through the city. The Metropolitan police corralled the crew of some 20 people, pulling them into the Lord Moon of the Mall pub on Whitehal...
15:48, 06/04/2019

2-year-old disappeared from Virginia home after mom put him to bed: cops A 2-year-old boy vanished from his Virginia home after his mom put him to bed early this week — and he’s been missing ever since, according to local police. Noah Tomlin was last seen around 1 a.m. Monday, when his mother told police she l...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Group of teens rob 2 men outside Central Park: cops A pack of teens robbed two men just outside Central Park early Wednesday, police said. The victims — ages 68 and 20 — were approached by a group of four to five teenagers around 5:15 a.m. in the area of West 60th Street and Columbus Circl...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Elderly man tried to kidnap 10-year-old boy in Queens: cops An elderly man was busted for allegedly trying to snatch a 10-year-old boy from his parents off a Queens street, cops said Tuesday. The boy was walking with his parents near Roosevelt Avenue and 59th Street in Flushing around 5:30 p.m. Monday when 76...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Suffolk County cops nab escaped horse There goes the “neigh”-borhood. A horse escaped from a Long Island farm Monday and hoofed it for nearly a mile along a busy highway during morning rush hour — before cops high-tailed it to the rescue and wrangled him, according to police ...
15:32, 07/08/2019

Uber driver pulls out sex toy on cops who feared it was a gun A Connecticut Uber driver was tackled to the ground by police who believed he was reaching for a gun — only for him to whip out a sex toy, authorities said. Eliot Buenano-Andrade, 48, was allegedly caught masturbating in his white BMW sedan, which wa...
15:16, 07/01/2019

Man drugged, robbed by temptress he met at nightclub: cops A Queens man was drugged and robbed of cash and a pricey watch by a raven-haired beauty he met at a Manhattan nightclub, cops said. The 25-year-old told police he met the woman at LAVO New York and took her back to his Kew Gardens Hills home early Mo...
07:48, 06/20/2019

Elderly man reports own murder-suicide to cops An elderly man called 911 to report that he’d killed his wife — before taking his own life in an apparent murder-suicide in Suffolk County on Thursday, police and law enforcement sources told The Post. “I shot my wife,” the 90-year-...
13:32, 08/22/2019

Cops name two bandits in $4M Diamond District heist Cops released the names Tuesday of two of the three bandits who they say stuck up a Diamond District jewelry store in a brazen, broad-daylight heist. Jaysean Sutton, 39, and Pedro Davila, 27, were being hunted by police in connection with the $4 mill...
12:32, 09/10/2019

Truck goes up in flames on Gowanus Expressway: cops The red and black truck caught fire shortly before 3:25 p.m. on the expressway near Fort Hamilton and Exit 18 in Bay Ridge, police and FDNY spokespersons said....
14:16, 07/29/2019

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
12:16, 06/12/2019

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
10:48, 06/11/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy...
14:16, 06/11/2019

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy Three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves, officials said Monday....
19:48, 06/10/2019

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
18:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state....
00:16, 08/08/2019

401(k) lawsuits are rising: Why so many workers sue their employers over savings plan Unhappiness over high fees, inappropriate investment options and other issues have led to a spike in lawsuits in recent years, according to a study.       ...
05:32, 08/27/2019

Officials: Militants kill 4 workers in Egypt’s Sinai EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say militants have attacked construction workers in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least four civilian workers. The officials say Saturday’s attack took place in the Mediterranean city...
15:32, 06/22/2019

Alaska ferry workers, state try mediation to end strike Alaska ferry workers and state officials were seeking a federal mediator's help on Saturday to end a strike that has disrupted travel during the peak summer tourist season as the labor dispute surfaced in the 2020 presidential campaign....
20:16, 07/27/2019

Pemex agrees salary rises with oil workers union Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it had agreed with the oil workers union to raise salaries and benefits while seeking to manage the heavily indebted company's delicate financial situation....
19:48, 07/31/2019

Workers to dismantle crumbling 'sarcophagus' at Chernobyl by 2023 The hastily constructed "sarcophagus" originally built to prevent radiation leaking from the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station is crumbling and will be torn down within four years, officials said....
07:16, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei's U.S. research arm sends workers packing Futurewei Technologies Inc, the U.S. research arm of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, began laying off workers on Monday, according to employees including one who spoke to Reuters as he left the company's Silicon Valley campus....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twitter....
09:32, 06/06/2019

U.S. hiring cools; manufacturers reduce hours for workers U.S. job growth slowed in July and manufacturers slashed hours for workers, which together with an escalation in trade tensions between the United States and China could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates again next month....
08:16, 08/02/2019

64% back Dunkin's war on stores hiring illegal workers A majority of voters, Republicans and Democrats, back efforts by world famous doughnut maker Dunkin' to take back stores from franchisees who refuse to use the E-Verify system to make sure workers are documented....
11:48, 07/12/2019

Islamic State says it kidnapped six aid workers in northeast Nigeria Islamic State's West Africa branch said on Thursday it was responsible for the kidnapping of six aid workers in northeast Nigeria, according to a tweet published by the SITE monitoring group....
14:00, 07/25/2019

Disgruntled Amazon workers will wreak havoc during ‘Prime Day’ The ranks of disaffected Amazon workers are growing — and they’re planning to raise a ruckus during the e-tailing giant’s Prime Day sales event next week. On Friday, ex-Amazon workers said they’ll stage a rally outside Chief Executive Jeff Bezos’ new...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Heathrow Airport workers overwhelmingly reject pay offer Last ditch talks are to be held to try to avert a strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport after they voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer....
16:16, 08/02/2019

Amsterdam: Male sex workers occupy red light district Traditionally home to female and transgender prostitutes, activists hope the neighborhood's famous windows can be opened up to all sex workers. The equality campaign is part of Amsterdam's Gay Pride festival....
10:48, 08/03/2019

MTA wants to eliminate double-time pay for LIRR workers: report The MTA is proposing nixing double-time pay for Long Island Rail Road workers and cracking down on sick leave as it renegotiates their contract amid probes into overtime abuse, according to a report Sunday. The transit agency also wants to cap the nu...
02:48, 08/05/2019

UAW workers lament closing of GM's transmission plant in Mich. While workers lament the plant closing, GM said it will have opportunities for all displaced workers at the plant to transfer to other GM operations....
05:16, 08/01/2019

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed in an effort to spur the country’s moribund economy....
16:48, 07/24/2019

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
23:48, 06/21/2019

DoorDash to Change Pay Model for Delivery Workers After Criticism DoorDash plans to change its compensation structure for delivery workers after facing criticism for applying customer tips toward workers’ guaranteed minimum payments....
11:48, 07/24/2019

Orioles GM fires 11 scouts, front-office workers BALTIMORE — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages of a major rebuild. Elias announced the personnel moves Friday. The rookie ...
01:32, 08/24/2019

How much awkward small talk office workers put up with each week How was your evening? Did you see “Big Little Lies”? Questions like these might sound familiar, as the average office worker endures 21 bouts of awkward colleague small talk per week, according to new research. A study examining the intri...
21:48, 07/26/2019

Younger Workers Report Biggest Gains in Pay Happiness American workers under 35 report being happier with their paychecks than people over 55 for the first time since at least 2011, according to a new report from the Conference Board....
12:00, 08/29/2019

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
16:48, 06/10/2019

Microsoft workers are listening to your Skype conversations: report Microsoft contractors have been listening to Skype calls — including personal conversations and even phone sex — made through the app’s translation function, according to a report Wednesday. Skype warns its users that some conversat...
13:16, 08/07/2019

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
15:00, 05/22/2019

Boeing to hire 'few hundred' workers to support grounded 737 MAX Boeing needs a “few hundred” temporary employees to help oversee its grounded fleet of 737 MAX jets as the company works to return the planes to the skies....
12:00, 08/21/2019

GM CEO to United Auto Workers: 'Our collective future is at stake' General Motors CEO and Chairman Mary Barra on Tuesday pleaded for United Auto Workers union leaders to assist, not hinder, the company's ongoing restructuring efforts to better position GM for the future....
11:32, 07/16/2019

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to ramp up Model 3 production, they were forced to cut corners and work in difficult, unsafe conditions...
12:48, 07/16/2019

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
11:00, 05/21/2019

|Cosatuhailsdemeritsystem:Roaddeathsa'massivedrain'oneconomy,workers'pockets The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying it is both a "progressive" and "draconian" move to curb the economic and human cost of traffic accide...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
00:32, 05/28/2019

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to a new study....
11:16, 08/19/2019

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in City Hall, have collectively coughed up more than $200,000 to White House aspirants, but almost all ...
23:48, 08/18/2019

Whole Foods workers say conditions declined after Amazon takeover Employees described increasing pressure to push Amazon Prime deals and memberships, understaffing and increased workloadsSince being bought by Amazon two years ago, employees at Whole Foods say their working conditions have declined markedly amid inc...
00:16, 07/16/2019

Workers urge legislators to keep Santa Anita open Backstretch workers who walk, groom and care for racehorses at Santa Anita urged California legislators to keep the Southern California track open after the deaths of 29 horses since December       ...
16:16, 06/20/2019

AI at work: Machines are training human workers to be more compassionate AI-powered software Cogito aims to improve customer service agents' emotional intelligence. Basically, the computer helps them to be more human.       ...
06:00, 08/23/2019

DOJ argues Civil Rights Act does not protect LGBTQ workers The Justice Department on Friday urged the Supreme Court to rule that gay and transgender people are not protected against discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The federal law prohibits discrimination only on the basis of a person’s ...
01:32, 08/24/2019

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
13:16, 07/15/2019

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Flo...
20:16, 05/21/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for w...
10:16, 05/23/2019

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amaz...
15:16, 07/15/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
20:48, 07/15/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
07:00, 07/15/2019

60 Prominent TDP Leaders, Several Party Workers Join BJP In Telangana Around 60 prominent national, state and district level leaders of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) along with thousands of party workers joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday in Hyderabad in......
20:16, 08/18/2019

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Shell Workers Had to Attend Trump Speech to Get Paid When Donald Trump stood before a crowd of workers earlier this week at a Royal Dutch Shell petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania, and rambled on about how much he likes large trucks, the workers weren’t necessarily Trump fans. They had to be th...
15:16, 08/17/2019

Huawei’s founder just sent a desperate but brutal memo to workers When he was a younger man, Huawei’s billionaire founder Ren Zhengfei joined China’s People’s Liberation Army as an engineer, at one point heading out with the army for China’s frigid north as part of a crew tasked with buildin...
18:00, 08/20/2019

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
02:32, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
03:32, 06/15/2019

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
21:00, 06/14/2019

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
23:48, 08/10/2019

The Trump Organization Is Reportedly Still Employing Undocumented Workers The Trump Organization is still employing undocumented workers through its proprietary construction team despite its vowed crackdown on employing undocumented people people earlier this year, Trump construction workers have told the Washington Post....
11:16, 08/10/2019

Restaurants Sweeten Pay and Perks to Find Scarce Workers Restaurants are sweetening pay packages and adding perks like more scheduling flexibility to attract and retain workers in the tightest job market in decades....
20:16, 07/21/2019

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
19:16, 06/14/2019

Burundi starts Ebola vaccines for health workers: WHO Burundi has started vaccinating its health workers against Ebola, beginning with those near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday....
06:32, 08/15/2019

Nine in 10 workers miss this valuable retirement savings opportunity More companies are adding a Roth option to their 401(k) plans to let workers stash after-tax dollars for retirement. Financial advisors say this is a good way to maximize income and minimize your tax bill once you've retired....
07:32, 07/20/2019

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher ...
17:16, 05/30/2019

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
18:32, 05/30/2019

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they were...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
21:00, 06/16/2019

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home BEIJING (AP) — The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters. The moves come amid gr...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her roots slinging drinks in New York City on Friday — serving up cocktails in Queens in support of raising wages for service workers. The Democratic socialist poured the libations at the Queensboro bar in Jackson...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMay and June are the low season in Sri Lanka, but this year, following the Easter Sunday bombings, tour...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Workers in Spain’s Strawberry Fields Speak Out on Abuse Ten Moroccan women who worked as pickers have filed suits complaining of sexual harassment and assault, rape, human trafficking and labor violations....
04:00, 07/20/2019

Amazon workers in Germany to strike over pay, Verdi union says Workers at seven Amazon sites across Germany will go on strike over pay for at least two days this week starting on Sunday night going into Monday, labor union Verdi said....
16:16, 07/14/2019

"Okay To Discipline Party Workers": Mamata Banerjee On Cut Money Row Making her stand clear on the cut money issue, West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asserted that there is nothing wrong if she tries to discipline her......
12:00, 06/26/2019

Gunmen kidnap Canadian, Scottish oil workers from Nigerian oil rig Gunman kidnapped three oil workers from Canada, Scotland and Nigeria at a rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, officials said - the second abduction in the area in less than a week....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Wayfair workers to walk off job over partnership with detention centers Hundreds of employees of online home goods company call on it to stop furnishing border campsHundreds of employees of the online home goods company Wayfair will stage a walkout on Wednesday in protest against its involvement in furnishing border camp...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Flexible schedules are attracting more workers — what are the pros and cons? More people are citing flexibility, including temporary assignments, as a key workplace desire. But there are potential trade offs.       ...
13:17, 09/16/2019

Opinion: Firms Must Value Workers Like Shareholders, Says Raghuram Rajan While corporations cannot, and should not, take on responsibilities that are properly those of the government or the local community, they can do better for themselves and for society by explicitly......
10:16, 05/01/2019

More than 270 poll workers dead from overwork after Indonesian election More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said....
19:16, 04/28/2019

More than 49,000 United Auto Workers strike against General Motors Union members shut down 33 manufacturing plants in nine states across the US after contract talks with the company deterioratedMore than 49,000 members of the United Auto Workers walked off General Motors factory floors or set up picket lines early o...
10:48, 09/16/2019

Joe Biden to kick off presidential bid with speech to union workers Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will hold his first event as a presidential candidate in Pittsburgh on Monday, speaking before union members whose endorsements may be key in the primary race....
03:32, 04/29/2019

This AI Software Is ‘Coaching’ Customer Service Workers. Soon It Could Be Bossing You Around, Too I’m on the phone with a startup executive roleplaying as a frustrated customer, and a note along with a speedometer icon appears on my computer screen: Speaking slowly — You are speaking slower than usual. Try increasing your speaking pac...
08:48, 07/08/2019

More employers are offering workers time to chill in summer A recent survey conducted by MetLife reveals that among emerging benefits such as wellness programs, paid sabbaticals or onsite free services, more time off ranks top of the wish list....
18:16, 06/30/2019

HAL Workers Go On Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike Over Wages About 500 employees of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited went on an indefinite relay hunger strike from today, demanding settlement of wages and also salaries on par with other public sector undertakings....
21:32, 06/25/2019

The endless talk about a shortage of skilled workers in Germany How big is the shortage of qualified workers in Germany really? In some industries, the line of job seekers is running low. In many others, the problems are not as they seem and are often homemade....
11:48, 05/01/2019

2 workers, gunman dead at California Ford dealership A man who had just been fired from a Northern California Ford dealership shot and killed two employees and then killed himself Tuesday evening, police and witnesses said. (June 26)        ...
06:16, 06/26/2019

Strike 2.0: how gig economy workers are using tech to fight back Up to 10 million people in the UK are in precarious work, juggling low paid jobs as cleaners, Deliveroo riders and Uber drivers. But a movement is under way to rewire the economy from withinFatima, from Guinea-Bissau, wakes up in the early hours of t...
05:00, 08/31/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil sludge blanketing the shoreline of evidence of neglect....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Target to hire 133,000 temp workers for holiday season Retailer Target announced Tuesday it will hire 133,000 temporary workers nationwide for the holiday season and invest $2 million in a holiday team appreciation program....
17:00, 09/10/2019