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Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls

The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls

Source: reuters.com

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
04:16, 06/05/2019

#DeniedMyVote: Campaigners explore legal action against government after EU citizens complain of being turned away from polling stations in European elections Campaign groups are exploring legal action against the government after EU citizens complained of being turned away from polling stations in the European elections....
16:32, 05/25/2019

Scientists invented a wearable band that controls your body temperature like a personal thermostat Everyone loves to be comfortable, but what you consider to be a perfect temperature might be drastically different than the temperature preferred by a person sitting just a couple feet away. Whether you work in a large office, or even just live with ...
08:48, 05/20/2019

Hungarian government will play role in 5G network building: minister Hungary's government will have to play a role in building a 5G network in co-operation with service providers to ensure the infrastructure is put in place quickly, the innovation and technology minister said on Tuesday....
04:32, 06/18/2019

Pakistani PM threatens legal action against tax evaders ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s prime minister says tax evaders who fail to declare their wealth and pay taxes will face legal action. Imran Khan delivered his message in a televised speech on Monday, vowing punitive measures for Pakistanis who won...
03:48, 06/10/2019

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday a...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Airbus considers legal action against Germany over Saudi ban: sources Airbus is considering suing the German government as its freeze on arms exports to Saudi Arabia means the company is unable to complete a border security system for the Gulf state, two people familiar with the matter said....
10:48, 05/05/2019

WhatsApp Threatens Legal Action Against Entities Abusing Its Platform WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage......
13:00, 06/11/2019

EU asks Italy to better explain debt or face legal action BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe’s economy commissioner is urging Italy to quickly provide any new information it might have to explain its high debt levels and or face the prospect of imminent legal action. Pierre Moscovici told reporters Wednesday that...
06:00, 06/12/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against Ghosn for expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding allegedly linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended ...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Wells Fargo Raises Estimate of Possible Losses From Legal Action In the wake of its sales-practices scandal, Wells Fargo raised the high end of its range of potential losses from legal action to about $3.1 billion from $2.7 billion....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Malaysia Launches Legal Action To Recover 1MDB Millions Malaysia has launched legal action to recover about $65 million stolen from scandal-hit state fund 1MDB, much of it from groups connected to the ousted former regime, anti-corruption authorities said......
05:48, 06/21/2019

San Francisco Journalist Vows to Take Legal Action After Police Raid The journalist wants back his laptops, phones and hard drives, which were seized during a search for information about who leaked a police report about a city official’s death....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Renault, Nissan urge legal action against for Ghosn expenses PARIS (AP) — Renault says an internal audit with partner Nissan found 11 million euros in questionable expenses at their Dutch-based holding linked to ousted chief Carlos Ghosn. In a statement Tuesday night, the French carmaker recommended joint Rena...
15:16, 06/04/2019

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
17:16, 06/02/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia Sacked player takes case to Fair Work CommissionClaims he was dismissed because of his religionSacked former Wallabies star Israel Folau has taken his case to the Fair Work Commission, saying his employment was terminated because of his religion.On T...
00:48, 06/06/2019

Aquarium faces legal action after death of 30 hammerhead sharks A marine wildlife conservation group claims the Nausicaá aquarium in the French port of Boulogne mistreated the scalloped hammerhead sharks over an eight-year period in captivity....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action over rugby sacking Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people....
00:48, 06/06/2019

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
13:48, 06/02/2019

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking leg...
07:48, 05/21/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against public claims of messaging abuses WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions....
08:48, 06/11/2019

Alex Rodriguez may have a tough time pursuing legal action over viral toilet pic Alex Rodriguez’s camp has said the ex-Yankees slugger is exploring legal action after he was photographed sitting on the toilet in his luxury apartment’s bathroom....
07:16, 05/18/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday that he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y.) ascribed his decision to an unspeci...
10:48, 06/10/2019

Rep. Jerry Nadler threatens legal action for Don McGahn’s testimony before House panel Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Tuesday vowed to hold President Trump accountable for stonewalling congressional investigations into his administration and threatened to go to court to compel former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the House J...
13:00, 05/21/2019

I-League Clubs Plan Legal Action After AIFF Increases Super Cup Fine All India Football Federation has increased the penalty on I-League clubs for their non-participation in the Super Cup from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 27.5 lakh...
12:32, 06/19/2019

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt....
04:16, 06/05/2019

WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, to thwart attempts to bypass usage restrictions.Read More...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Chemical companies at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series face legal action Exclusive: Louisiana agency moves to sue companies associated with neoprene plant over alleged Clean Air Act violationsLouisiana’s environment agency has moved to sue the two chemical companies associated with America’s only neoprene plant in Reserve...
12:16, 06/12/2019

German government: We're working on maintaining legal channel for trade with Iran Germany is working on maintaining a legal channel for trade with Iran, a government spokesman said on Monday, after Iran last week eased curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach a 2015 international nuclear pact....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Adani coalmine: federal government loses legal challenge on water assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows ministers haven’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was lodged ...
03:16, 06/12/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
11:48, 06/05/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
06:16, 06/06/2019

Bentley boss: government must take decisive action to drive EV take-up Adrian Hallmark believes a concerted effort, and greater incentives, are required to make UK buyers consider electric cars more widely Bentley boss Adrian Hallmark has called on the UK government and regulators to make clearer, more decisive pronoun...
08:16, 05/15/2019

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems c...
10:48, 06/05/2019

UK government may face court action after EU citizens denied vote People reportedly turned away from European election polling booths due to admin errors‘Vote in your own country’: EU citizens tell of UK poll chaosThe government is facing calls to launch an urgent investigation into the treatment of EU citizens in ...
12:48, 05/23/2019

BJP Leaders Urge Election Body To Take Action Against Bengal Government After BJP chief Amit Shah's first roadshow in Kolkata ended with violence, arson and a police lathicharge, a party delegation, including Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,......
17:00, 05/14/2019

NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank's......
12:32, 05/22/2019

RJ Barrett schedules pro day as Knicks mull options Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage a pro day with the rest of agent Bill Duffy’s draft-eligibles Tuesday at UCLA. Unlike the other participants, however, Barrett is not expected to perform drills — just interview with teams and speak with the media....
22:16, 05/21/2019

Officials mull demolishing then rebuilding Columbine High DENVER (AP) — Authorities in a Colorado community are gauging support for demolishing Columbine High School and rebuilding it nearby. In a letter Thursday, Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Jason Glass says the school building has remained R...
17:00, 06/06/2019

In vaping response, schools mull treatment with discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford High School Principal Raymond Manka to reconsider his approach to the epidemic. His school tradition...
06:32, 05/26/2019

Germany: Merkel’s partners mull how to choose new leader BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader’s government lasts. The Social Democrats are in a...
00:00, 06/24/2019

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by to...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property HOUSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters such as 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chronicle reports that bill sponsor Sen. Paul Bettencou...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A ro...
21:32, 06/17/2019

G-20 finance chiefs mull ‘fair tax’ reforms to boost growth FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Finance chiefs of the Group of 20 major economies meeting in the Japanese city of Fukuoka are debating how to revise tax systems to ensure big companies pay their fair share and support economies as global growth slows. U.S. Tre...
18:48, 06/07/2019

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience....
11:32, 05/30/2019

In a Reversal, U.S. to Host Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s visit with President Trump at the White House on Monday comes as the administration worries that the Central European nation is slipping away from Washington’s orbit....
15:00, 05/12/2019

Berrettini beats Krajinovic to win Hungarian Open "Italy\u0027s Matteo Berrettini came back from a set down to beat Serbia\u0027s Filip Krajinovic 4-6 6-3 6-1 to win the Hungarian Open in Budapest on Sunday."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Trump Praises Controversial Hungarian Leader President Trump offered praise on Monday for Hungary’s controversial prime minister during the European leader’s first White House visit in more than 20 years, describing him as a highly respected figure who has done what he must to keep his country ...
16:16, 05/13/2019

U.S. may mull cutting debt issuance: Bank of America Merrill Lynch The U.S. Treasury Department may float the idea of reducing the issuance of coupon-bearing debt at its upcoming May refunding after the Federal Reserve's decision to end its balance sheet......
13:00, 04/28/2019

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Partners Americas (DPA) joint venture in Brazil, which could include a potential sale....
00:00, 05/23/2019

DJI Osmo Action is the company's first 4K rugged action camera If you've been paying attention to DJI's social channels, you'll have seen the company teasing something aquatic in nature for the past week, along with the line "unleash your other side". Well, the wait now over, and the company has c...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Hungarian PM Orban, Trump to focus on migration in May talks BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s foreign minister says the May 13 meeting in Washington between Hungarian leader Viktor Orban and President Donald Trump will enable them to coordinate their anti-migration positions into a global alliance. For...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 migrants in Hungarian truck A Hungarian court jailed four human traffickers for life on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Hungarian rescuers ‘not far’ from lifting tour boat wreckage BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian rescuers say that preparations to raise a sunken tour boat out of the Danube River are mostly finished and the lifting of the wreckage is “not far” from happening. Rescue spokesman Nandor Jasenszky said ...
10:16, 06/10/2019

Stocks gain as investors mull chances of rate cut; bond yields rise Global stock indexes climbed on Tuesday as investors weighed the possibility of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve, while yields on 10-year U.S Treasuries moved higher....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Microsoft 365 Gets More Privacy Controls Microsoft has added new features to Microsoft 365 that include controls to automatically expire or revoke access to encrypted emails and data investigation capabilities....
05:32, 05/01/2019

Hungarian leader finds main EU exec candidates unsuitable BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister says he thinks the main candidates for president of the European Union’s executive arm are unsuitable for the job. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday that he won’t support Manfr...
10:16, 05/06/2019

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Rescuers recover body from wrecked Hungarian tourist boat Divers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream, the first apparent victims recovered since the night of the crash....
11:32, 06/03/2019

How to Customize Your AirPods' Double-Tap Controls Here’s a hidden little secret that you might not have known about—or have long since forgotten. The side of each Apple AirPod has a double-tap control that can toggle one of several actions, including calling up Siri on your iPhone, pausing or resumi...
14:16, 06/20/2019

Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boat Salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board, officials said....
01:16, 06/11/2019

Cruise Ship Captain Arrested After Deadly Hungarian Boat Accident (BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Hungarian police have detained the captain of a cruise ship that collided with a sightseeing boat packed with South Korean tourists, causing it to sink quickly in the Danube River, as loved ones of the missing and dead wer...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Liberal dark money groups mull secret progressive judge list to counteract Trump Liberal dark money groups are working to come up with a secret list of progressive judges who will fill the courts if a Democrat wins in the 2020 presidential election....
03:32, 06/11/2019

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
20:00, 05/29/2019

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
10:48, 06/01/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy. Few people lined up at money ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Pittsburgh won’t enforce gun controls until suits resolved PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh has agreed not to enforce recently passed gun restrictions until lawsuits filed by gun owners are resolved. An Allegheny County judge issued the order Monday after all parties agreed. The gun restrictions were approved in...
12:32, 05/20/2019

Huawei: US controls have 'no impact,' talking to Google The founder of Huawei says U.S. restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and the company is talking with Google about the possible effect on its smartphone business....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Huawei: US controls have ‘no impact,’ talking to Google BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei says U.S. restrictions on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and the company is talking with Google about the possible effect on its smartphone business. Ren Zhengfei told Chinese reporters Tu...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Relay station in the brain controls an array of movements Neuroscientists have identified two different nerve cell populations within the brain's substantia nigra, a relay station that controls a diverse array of movements....
06:48, 05/15/2019

Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
18:48, 05/07/2019

Busted Myth: “Fed Controls Economy” and “Manipulates Markets” There's a widespread belief that the Fed holds the levers which guide the economy and maneuvers markets. But the evidence shows that this is simply not the case. These two charts speak for themselves......
05:32, 05/01/2019

Google Assistant finally controls Sonos speakers It took well over a year, but Sonos is finally ready to offer native voice control on its speakers beyond Alexa. Sonos is rolling out a promised software update that enables Google Assistant control, whether it's directly through supporting spea...
12:00, 05/14/2019

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls BEIJING (AP) — China is running five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage’s hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control over faith communities through a process of sinicization. The ruling Co...
23:16, 05/27/2019

The Latest: US Steel restores pollution controls at plant CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 10:30 p.m. U.S. Steel says it has resumed normal operations at its coke plant outside Pittsburgh after fire knocked out an air pollution control system. The company...
21:32, 06/17/2019

Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say sightseeing boat that collided with a cruise ship turned on its side and sank in about 7 seconds....
03:48, 05/30/2019

Mitsubishi earnings climb on rising sales, cost controls Despite solid gains for the recent fiscal year, Mitsubishi forecasted that operating profit will decline 19 percent in the new fiscal year while net income will drop 51 percent. ...
05:32, 05/09/2019

IPVanish review: VPN delivers a wealth of options and browsing controls Whether you're looking for an easy-to-use VPN or one where you can choose from a wide range of encryption protocols, want to specify active features, or get involved in the specific server you're routing through, IPVanish may be an excellent choice....
01:16, 06/20/2019

Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look -- or just don't care much for passwords. The most conspicuous change is the addition of a long-in-the-making ligh...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Nearly Rs. 1,000 Software Tool Helps Skip WhatsApp Controls In Election WhatsApp clones and software tools that cost as little as nearly Rs 1,000 are helping the digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions set up by the world's most popular......
04:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
13:32, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 3-Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event Alphabet Inc's Google business on Tuesday announced new privacy controls for its services, including “Incognito mode” for Google Maps, and published new privacy commitments for its hardware, showing how increased public scrutiny is forcing greater tr...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Captain of cruise ship which collided with tour boat that sank on Danube River taken into custody by Hungarian police BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Captain of cruise ship which collided with tour boat that sank on Danube River taken into custody by Hungarian police....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Mexico could tighten immigration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday that his country could tighten migration controls in order to defuse Donald Trump’s threat to impose tar...
13:16, 06/01/2019

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Revokes Order Easing Gun Controls Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday revoked an order that had loosened the country's gun controls, after it faced legal and political challenges....
14:32, 06/25/2019

In India Elections, a $14 Software Tool Helps Overcome WhatsApp Controls WhatsApp clones and software tools that cost as little as $14 are helping Indian digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
11:00, 05/20/2019

In India election, a $14 software tool helps overcome WhatsApp controls WhatsApp clones and software tools that cost as little as $14 are helping Indian digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions set up by the world's most popular messaging app, Reuters has found....
04:32, 05/15/2019

Save on Cooler Master CK530 Tenkeyless Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Blue Switches, RGB backlighting, On-the-fly CONTROLS, and Aluminum Top Plate and more Save on Cooler Master CK530 Tenkeyless Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Blue Switches, RGB backlighting, On-the-fly CONTROLS, and Aluminum Top Plate and more...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Abortion Is Still Legal in All 50 States If the recent wave of six-week abortion bans has you utterly terrified and spitting mad, you’re not alone. But it’s important to remember that, as of yet, no laws have changed; despite increasingly severe restrictions in many states, abortion is stil...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Here’s how the Earth got so wet, according to scientists Water is essential for life on Earth and is one of our most precious natural resources. But considering how our planet formed, it is quite surprising how much water we still have. The Earth aggregated from a cloud of gas and dust – a protoplanetary d...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Wi-Fi is not actually bad for your health, scientists say Electronics have used the 2.4 and 5 GHz spectrum for years. These are not harmful, nor is any property unique to Wi-Fi harmful, according to new scientific evidence....
11:32, 04/28/2019

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general counsel’s office determined that Uber’s drivers are independent contractors, not employees. If drivers ...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Investments, legal charge put brakes on BMW BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 bln) legal provision....
07:16, 05/07/2019

The legal ins and outs of the UK Porn Block The Government has announced that as of 15 July 2019, qualifying websites which host pornography will be required to implement age verification processes before users can access them. Porn hosting websites who run commercial activities will...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Brabham Wants Its Next Car to be Street Legal and Cost Less The Brabham name came back to the fore a couple of years ago with the announcement of the BT62, an exceedingly fast track car with a huge $1.3 million price tag. The company says it is working on its follow up, a road legal supercar fighter that will...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely that you’ll be allowed to ride on pavements or sidewalks. Electric scooters can typically reach ...
09:48, 06/10/2019

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
00:16, 06/16/2019

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those core ideas.Read more......
16:00, 06/03/2019

AP analysis: Medical pot takes hit when weed legal for all PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Associated Press analysis has found existing medical marijuana programs take a hit when states legalize cannabis for all adults over age 21. In the most extreme case, the AP found the number of medical cardholders in Oregon d...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Why legal weed in Britain may be a pipe dream While public interest is growing, experts say a mix of political and social factors is holding back changeThe legalization of cannabis in the US shows no signs of slowing down – but the prospect of a green rush in the UK, experts say, is “bleak”.The ...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
20:48, 05/28/2019

EU threatens legal steps against Romania over rule of law The European Commission said on Monday it would take legal action against Romania unless it reversed measures that undermine the independence of its courts and the fight against corruption....
08:16, 05/13/2019

US women prepare for future without legal abortion As US states make it ever more difficult to get an abortion, pro-choice activists gear up for court battles. Many are also bracing for a "post-Roe" America, where women might have to take abortion into their own hands....
00:32, 06/20/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than high-risk journeys. But resettlement is tied to three conditions....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Matt Gaetz Is In Mounting Legal Trouble Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz—a racist, conspiracy theory spreading, maniac—spent the bulk of his Wednesday morning ranting and raving during a House Judiciary hearing on whether or not to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congre...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement — despite less-than-stellar assessments from those close to the talks. The newfound public optimism...
20:00, 06/18/2019

One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned? Pro sports leagues and media companies partnering with casinos, nearly $8 billion wagered and plenty of mistakes. Here's what we've learned in a year of legalized U.S. sports betting....
12:48, 05/14/2019

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’y...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Musk, SEC settle legal dustup over his Tweets Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the SEC settled a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about the EV maker, avoiding a decision by a federal judge in New York on whether the billionaire should be held in contempt of court....
09:32, 04/28/2019

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Owners of DQ’d Derby winner considering legal options The owners of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security are evaluating their legal options after an appeal of the decision was denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Gary and Mary West said in a statement Thursday that they believe...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Abortion ban igniting legal, political battles In Alabama and other conservative states, anti-abortion politicians and activists emboldened by the addition of conservative justices to the U.S. Supreme Court hope to ignite legal fights and eventually overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. (Ma...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
17:00, 05/28/2019

Key events in the Julian Assange legal saga Swedish prosecutors say they are reopening a rape case against Julian Assange, the founder of anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, a month after he was removed from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London A look at key events in the Assange saga: — August 2010: Sw...
05:32, 05/13/2019

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply sit around and wait for the adhesive to fail. These experiments are bringing scientists closer to some...
12:00, 05/29/2019

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they’ve figured out why dogs can make those sad puppy dog eyes at you. It turns out, it’s because of us. Thousands of years of living with people encouraged dogs to develop a muscle that lets them raise thei...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
13:48, 05/22/2019

Scientists think Leonardo da Vinci probably had ADHD Legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci may have had ADHD, according to a shocking paper published 500 years after his death. It’s claimed that da Vinci — who famously left behind a number of unfinished works — had all the hallmarks of someone with ...
12:00, 05/24/2019

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci...
05:48, 06/16/2019

Scientists find cocaine in UK shrimp (CNN)–Researchers in the UK have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp. A study carried out by scientists from King’s College London and the University of Suffolk tested the exposur...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according to a new report....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Ex-major leaguer, hospital, reach $5.1M legal settlement BOSTON (AP) — Former major-league pitcher Bobby Jenks has agreed to accept a $5.1 million settlement from Massachusetts General Hospital and a doctor he says caused his career-ending spine injury. The Boston Globe reports that Jenks reached an out-of...
07:32, 05/09/2019

Legendary Haight Street Gets a New, Legal King of Weed Equity programs can help get those affected by the War on Drugs into the cannabis business. That's helped Shawn Richard win approval for the first legal weed shop in the famed Upper Haight....
09:32, 05/06/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. After months of pushing the Trump administration to penalize immigrants—legal and undocumented alike—in...
17:16, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Ill. Senate OKs legal pot after home grow shift SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on action regarding recreational marijuana use (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Restrictions on home cultivation have helped marijuana legalization win Illinois Senate approval. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 3...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Nuking asteroids could save the Earth — but we need to make it legal first The schlocky 1998 Bruce Willis movie Armageddon was the highest grossing film of that year. The blockbuster saw a master oil driller (Willis) and an unlikely crew of misfits place a nuclear bomb inside a giant asteroid heading for Earth, blow it up –...
06:16, 05/12/2019

VW shrugs off 1 billion euro legal hit with higher SUV sales Sales of higher-margin sports utility vehicles and cost cuts helped Volkswagen shrug off a 1 billion euro legal charge to meet first-quarter operating profit forecasts on Thursday, sending its shares 4.7 percent higher....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant ‘crimes against humanity’ PARIS (AP) — More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document that is a...
18:00, 06/02/2019

NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal gambling INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has rescinded its policy prohibiting championship events from being held in states that have legalized sports gambling. The expected move was announced Friday. After last year’s Supreme Court decision that opened th...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Conservative legal group challenges ‘mindfulness’ in schools A national trend to introduce "mindfulness" into school curriculum is being challenged by a conservative legal group that contends the practice is based on Buddhism and forces children to participate in meditation....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Sheriffs: Legal marijuana causing more crime, accidents The nation’s sheriffs are calling on Washington and state capitals to slow the rush to legalize marijuana because they are seeing a surge in crime and highway accidents in areas where it is already legal to buy....
14:48, 06/25/2019

Legal document alleges EU migrant 'crimes against humanity' More than 40,000 people have been intercepted in the Mediterranean and taken to detention camps and torture houses under a European migration policy that is responsible for crimes against humanity, according to a legal document Monday asking the Inte...
19:16, 06/02/2019

| Facebook to block discriminatory ads in ‘historic' legal accord Facebook said it will make major changes to its rules for advertisers in order to settle a string of lawsuits alleging its platform enables discrimination in housing, credit and employment....
09:32, 04/28/2019

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational or medical marijuana already is legal hav...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Dutch rape victim, 17, uses legal euthanasia to end life A 17-year-old girl who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being molested and raped has been euthanized in the Netherlands, where she lived and assisted-suicide is legal....
13:32, 06/04/2019

Michel Platini's legal team says he is innocent of all charges Michel Platini's legal team said on Tuesday he was innocent of all charges, after the former head of UEFA was detained for questioning over the Qatar 2022 World Cup....
06:00, 06/18/2019

No Legal Representation For Defaulters In Banks' Proceedings: Top Court The Supreme Court has held that a person has no "right" to be represented by a lawyer in "in-house" proceedings initiated by banks or financial institutions to declare him willful defaulters for......
14:00, 05/12/2019

Chile’s dictatorship-era children demand legal recognition The “posthumous children” of the Chilean dictatorship lost one or both of their parents during the 1973-1990 era regime, and some have fought for decades demanding to be recognized as offspring of victims...
00:00, 06/24/2019

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

New York just made gravity knives legal. Here's why. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation removing gravity knives from the state's "dangerous weapons" category.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
23:16, 06/03/2019

Program on legal, judicial systems offered in Kentucky LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — People who want to know more about Kentucky legal and judicial systems can attend a session this week in Louisville. The Kentucky Judicial Branch and the Jefferson County Racial Fairness Commission are hosting Court Talks on Th...
04:48, 05/14/2019

While teaching, Elizabeth Warren worked on more than 50 legal matters The senator’s presidential campaign released a list of cases Wednesday night on her website, revealing a far higher number than previously disclosed....
17:16, 05/23/2019

HBO Pushes Back in Michael Jackson Legal Fight Lawyers for HBO said the Jackson estate’s argument that “Leaving Neverland” violated a nondisparagement clause was a “poorly disguised and legally barred posthumous defamation claim.”...
19:48, 05/03/2019

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him On Monday, one of Trump's lawyers suggested Congress's Watergate investigation might have been illegal. Now his White House counsel says Congress has no right to investigate a president....
14:00, 05/15/2019

Why Airbnb can’t fight legal racial discrimination in China If you’re looking to book an Airbnb in China, like one nice-looking one-bedroom condo in Chengdu with a flat-screen television — you can’t be one of the nation’s ethnic minorities. “Due to local regulation,” reads its listing — which details th...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Scientists figure out new way to remove salt from water Brine water produced by the oil and gas industry contains even more dissolved salts than ocean water, and is a growing environmental concern - but scientists have figured out a new way to treat it....
06:16, 05/07/2019

Scientists found these old photographs contain metallic nanoparticles Enlarge / The earliest reliably dated photograph of people, taken by Louis Daguerre one spring morning in 1838. (credit: Public domain) Daguerreotypes are one of the earliest forms of photography, producing images on silver plates that look subtly ...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Scientists Say They've Cooked Up an Endlessly Recyclable Plastic Plastics aren’t recycled nearly as much as we’d like them to be, but a team from Berkeley Lab has developed a method to hopefully make that process easier. In a recently published study, these researches describe a new type of plastic that can be bro...
15:32, 05/07/2019

China's Scientists Are the New Kids on the Arctic Block Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated China this week for using its growing Arctic research program as a Trojan horse for its military and commercial goals....
15:48, 05/07/2019

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
00:16, 06/05/2019

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
12:16, 06/03/2019

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive dr...
16:48, 06/11/2019

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
14:16, 06/06/2019

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nan...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Scientists who pose for selfies are more trustworthy: study It’s hardly up there with the discovery of say, radium, but scientists are finding that selfies can really boost their image. “Scientists posting self-portraits (‘selfies’) to Instagram from the science lab/field were perceive...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists at the University of Toronto, arrives at its......
08:48, 06/14/2019

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
15:00, 05/22/2019

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story helped elevate it above many of its peers. It’s also one of the games I most fondly recall from my child...
08:16, 06/22/2019

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
08:00, 06/18/2019

What Scientists Are Saying About Army's "Yeti" Footprint Photos Yeti Images: The Army surprised the world by releasing photos late on Monday night of what it claims to be the footprints of the elusive mythical creature, Yeti. The "Abominable Snowman", as the Yeti......
11:00, 04/30/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
21:48, 05/15/2019

Scientists must worry in public about the dangers of their creations The US Department of Defense is ending its contract with cold war-era advisory group JASON. That’s OK – today’s scientists need to air concerns in public, says Audra J. Wolfe...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Scientists Discover Nearly 200,000 Kinds of Ocean Viruses Far more viruses appear to populate the seas than was previously thought, a discovery that could help clarify viruses' role in the global carbon cycle....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external influences...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
01:48, 05/27/2019

Scientists Say They've Created a Smartphone App That Can Hear Ear Infections Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights ...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
06:32, 06/19/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
23:32, 04/29/2019

Scientists create mind-controlled hearing aid Development could transform ability of hearing-impaired to cope with noisy environmentsA mind-controlled hearing aid that allows the wearer to focus on particular voices has been created by scientists, who say it could transform the ability of those ...
12:16, 05/15/2019

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
00:32, 05/18/2019

| Caster Semenya loses IAAF testosterone legal case South Africa's athletics star Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against rules designed to decrease naturally high testosterone levels in some female runners....
05:48, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
14:16, 05/29/2019

Apple's Las Vegas Billboard Lands Firm Into Legal Trouble The lawsuit is pegged to a recent Apple billboard put up in Las Vegas, promoting privacy that reads: "What happens on your iPhone, stays in your iPhone."...
02:48, 05/27/2019

Tate's Auto Group toppled by financial, legal troubles The Southwest dealership group has closed its doors after years of financial problems, battles with lenders and accusations of deceptive business practices culminated in a March bankruptcy filing....
23:00, 05/05/2019

President Trump to Launch New Legal Immigration Overhaul Push WASHINGTON — After years of setbacks and stalemates, President Donald Trump will lay out yet another immigration plan on Thursday as he tries to convince the American public and lawmakers that the nation’s legal immigration system should ...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Hayden Panettiere Is "Trying to Heal" After Brian Hickerson Legal Drama It's been about a month since a judge ordered Brian Hickerson to stay away from Hayden Panettiere following his arrest for domestic violence. Now, the 29-year-old actress is trying to move on.......
17:48, 06/18/2019

AT&T says it was perfectly legal to sell user location data, but stopped anyway AT&T came under fire in the last year or so — as did rival carriers Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile — when press reports surfaced about the practice of carriers selling location data about its users. The Federal Communications Commission ope...
15:16, 05/17/2019

EU car wifi plan delayed as countries await legal advice The European Commission's plan for a wifi-based standard for cars endorsed by Volkswagen faces a two-month delay as EU countries wait for legal advice on the proposal, giving a glimmer of hope to backers of the rival 5G technology....
10:48, 05/10/2019

Iran says its nuclear pact roll-back is legal and reversible - RIA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Tehran's decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear program was legal and reversible, the RIA news agency reported....
05:32, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for ...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a homophobic social media post, is crowdfunding A$3 million (US$2.1 million) to pursue a legal battle against the governing body....
09:16, 06/20/2019

Legal weed bid fails in Albany, but decriminalization bill pushes through With the legislative session drawing to a close, legalized marijuana remained a pipe dream Thursday night, but state lawmakers did pass a bill decriminalizing possession of less than two ounces of pot. The legislation also expunges most marijuana-pos...
23:16, 06/20/2019

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
03:32, 05/28/2019

Legal Q&A: can we exchange and complete on the same day if the house we're buying is empty? We're buying a house from the estate of a deceased woman and would like to get in and start work. Can we exchange and complete on the same day rather than having a long delay?...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Lance Armstrong: 'It wasn't legal but I wouldn't change a thing' ‘We did what we had to do to win,’ says 47-year-oldInterview with former cyclist to be aired next weekFormer cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven To...
08:32, 05/24/2019

BMW first-quarter profit falls 78% hit by $1.6 billion legal provision, expenses BMW's first quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker took a hit from higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euros ($1.57 bln) legal provision....
00:48, 05/07/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans can rally behind. ...
22:16, 05/07/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution of the case until they can get funding....
06:32, 04/30/2019

| Sperm donor is legal father: Australian High Court A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court has ruled....
11:16, 06/19/2019

If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be If desiring to drive a street-legal version of the Lexus RC F GT3 is wrong, then I don’t want to be right. How great would it be to have a street version of the racing version of the sporty version of a luxury car? Very great is my answer. ...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while anti-abortion protesters demonstrate outside the facility. (June 4)       ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Tax revenue from legal pot sales falls short of projections in California Proponents of legal weed have promised windfall tax revenue, but in California, the green hasn't delivered as much green as hoped.        ...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Spears appears in cleared court to speak on her legal status LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears appeared in court at her own request to speak to a judge who oversees the conservatorship that has controlled her affairs for 11 years. But Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny cleared the courtroom Friday o...
16:48, 05/10/2019

The growing legal and regulatory implications of collecting biometric data Although biometric technologies make the authentication experience easier, the actual collection and storage of the data is presenting new security risks....
15:16, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
07:00, 06/04/2019

Bayer's Legal Woes Escalate With Probe Into Monsanto File Bayer is seeking to limit the damage after French prosecutors said they had opened an investigation into potentially illegal practices by Monsanto before it was acquired by the German chemicals and drugs giant....
12:48, 05/13/2019

Today's WWE Began With A Tragic Injury And A Devastating Legal Defeat It’s a cross between a family value and a corporate one, but WWE is notorious for not settling lawsuits. They will when they have to, as in the fight over the rights to the gimmick of the Demolition tag team, but even then they dragged it out for jus...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Attempted deportation of Palestinian man reveals tangled legal odyssey Abdelhaleem Ashqar was flown to Israel by ICE only to be turned around and brought back to the United States on the order of a federal judge. Now he’s been conditionally released....
07:48, 06/15/2019

Why a New Hampshire legal case is vital to U.S. sports betting growth One year after the Supreme Court paved the way for U.S. state-by-state sports betting legalization, an ongoing legal case in New Hampshire could shape its expansion....
12:48, 05/14/2019

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determi...
00:32, 06/03/2019

ICE is denying migrants rightful access to lawyers, legal group says ICE says migrant numbers drove the policy changes at a Texas detention center in Karnes, but disputes that detainees are denied legal aid.        ...
08:16, 05/09/2019

U.S. high court to rule on scope of copyright for legal codes The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by Georgia lawmakers to win federal copyright protection for an annotated version of the state's legal code and to decide whether state and local governments can sue people who publish such texts ...
11:32, 06/24/2019

Trump’s legal defence against Congressional probes is weak. Here’s why it still might work In courts in New York and Washington, Trump is attempting to beat back subpoenas by Congress to get financial records from accountants and banks Trump and his family do business with....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determi...
19:32, 06/02/2019

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got tougher Thursday for the former Marine and close a...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Initial Kentucky Derby DQ led to failed 4-year legal odyssey Dancer’s Image crossed the finish line first in the 1968 Kentucky Derby, only to become the first horse ever disqualified days later as the result of a positive drug test. It was the start of a four-year legal odyssey by owner Peter Fuller, who...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Ultima unveils road-legal 1200bhp V8-powered RS supercar British firm's fastest model yet packs Chevrolet V8 and Porsche gearbox, with a claimed 250mph-plus top speed Leicester-based sports car manufacturer Ultima has revealed the new RS supercar, its fastest road-legal model yet and featuring up to 1200b...
05:48, 06/10/2019

Olympic boxing body mulls legal fight against IOC inquiry The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been weighing legal action and formal complaints against Olympic officials as it awaits the results of an IOC inquiry into its integrity        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Legal experts question deputy’s arrest over Parkland tragedy This undated photo provided by the Broward County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office shows Scot Peterson, a former Florida deputy who stood outside instead of confronting the gunman during last year’s Parkland school massacre was arrested Tuesday, J...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed into law, it will face legal challenges and put the focus on the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme...
14:32, 05/15/2019

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
16:00, 06/09/2019

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
04:16, 06/13/2019

Legal pot faces final public hearing test in Maine AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s tentative rules about legalized recreational marijuana are up for a key hearing that could represent one of the proposal’s final hurdles before approval. The proposal is scheduled for a public hearing before the M...
06:16, 06/10/2019

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
13:32, 06/20/2019

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but hard-to-identify magmatic process, was pinpointed to ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more....
03:32, 05/21/2019

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
08:32, 05/27/2019

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on h...
03:32, 06/05/2019

German scientists say spinach chemical should be banned from sports Popeye guzzled spinach to get his superhuman strength. But the plant's power-boosting properties aren't just fiction. German scientists say spinach has a steroid-like chemical that should be added to the doping list....
02:32, 06/25/2019

Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight b...
23:32, 06/05/2019

'Seeing the unseeable': Scientists reveal first photo of black hole Using a global network of telescopes to see "the unseeable," an international scientific team on Wednesday announced a milestone in astrophysics - the first-ever photo of a black hole - in an achievement that validated a pillar of science put forward...
16:00, 04/28/2019

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human...
06:00, 06/22/2019

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Scientists reveal secrets of dragonfish's 'invisible' fangs Deep-sea creature’s teeth are made of similar material to ours, but heavily adapted for stealthThe dragonfish, a dweller of the dark ocean depths, would slot nicely into any horror movie, with virtually transparent fangs and bioluminescent barbel tha...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute i...
05:48, 06/09/2019

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisin...
11:48, 06/07/2019

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
18:16, 06/08/2019

Scientists used lasers to reproduce exotic ice that might fill Uranus Earth orbits the Sun at a distance that allows both liquid water and water ice to exist on its surface in ample amounts. We like to think we’re pretty familiar with the various forms water can take, but new research suggests that water ice on U...
19:32, 05/09/2019

| WATCH: Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart Researchers at Tel Aviv University have produced a heart using 3D printing technology and human tissue, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Science....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better...
23:32, 06/05/2019

Scientists predicting record dead zone in Chesapeake Bay COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state’s seafood industry. News outlets report environmental scientists from Maryland and Uni...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Scientists believe they have solved the mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines The mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines may have been solved by experts who think the drawings actually depict exotic birds to please the gods during ‘rain dances’. The huge carvings in the Andean desert were carved by an ancient Peruvian...
09:16, 06/20/2019

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature.       ...
11:48, 06/11/2019

Scientists say they’re closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now mapping that subterranean humming.Read more......
08:00, 04/30/2019

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

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
21:16, 05/31/2019

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
12:32, 06/01/2019

Would you eat insect ice cream? Scientists are developing more bug-based foods Will we be eating maggot sausages and insect ice-cream in the near future? Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Scientists figure out why grocery store tomatoes suck Have you ever eaten a perfectly ripe tomato and wondered why you even bother? Tomatoes are a staple in sandwiches and salads and you can throw them into just about any dish and come up with something edible. Tomato flavor, however, has apparently bee...
11:32, 05/15/2019

Scientists discover why grocery store tomatoes don’t taste like anything Have you ever eaten a perfectly ripe tomato and wondered why you even bother? Tomatoes are a staple in sandwiches and salads, and you can throw them into just about any dish and come up with something edible. Tomato flavor, however, has apparently be...
15:48, 05/14/2019

Scientists warn a million species at risk of extinction One million animal and plant species are at imminent risk of extinction due to humankind's relentless pursuit of economic growth, scientists said on Monday in a landmark report on the devastating impact of modern civilization on the natural world....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Scientists testing gas that kills 99.9% of deadly airborne germs Coming down with a cold is a major pain and sometimes it’s impossible to know when or where you even got it. That’s the nature of airborne sickness and the common cold is just one of many that make life difficult for individuals unlucky enough to bec...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
11:16, 06/18/2019

These Scientists Want to Redefine Alzheimer's as a 'Double-Prion' Disease Researchers this week say their work should upturn the conventional narrative of how Alzheimer’s disease happens. They argue the progression of Alzheimer’s is driven by a very specific form of two proteins that play a crucial role in the disease, and...
06:32, 05/03/2019

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate c...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Scientists Say Octopus Farms Would Be 'Unethical' and Awful for the Planet I still remember the first time I tasted octopus. After an exhausting day reporting the troubles in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria, Gizmodo video producer Raúl Marrero and I headed to a seaside restaurant where I tried ensalada de pulpo as an appet...
20:00, 05/13/2019

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

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain th...
23:16, 06/11/2019

Scientists bio-hacked E. coli to create synthetic life Escherichia coli, nobody’s favorite dinner guest, just had the distinction of becoming the first living organism to have its entire DNA code successfully replaced with a synthetic genome. We’ve played with nature’s creations before, but this is the f...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
13:32, 04/29/2019

Why scientists believe Godzilla’s fictional growth is cause for real concern A pair of scientists from prestigious Dartmouth University recently published research postulating why Godzilla has more than doubled in size since 1954. If you guessed a gym membership and a high-protein diet: you’re wrong. The King of the Monsters’...
17:16, 05/31/2019

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray ...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Scientists call for better research on planetary internal dynamics A group of scientists have called for more researchers to explore the role a planet's interior dynamics play in producing and maintaining a habitable environment....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrible news for the environment, as plastic waste cont...
10:16, 05/08/2019

Scientists solve mystery of Egyptian desert glass Scientists believe they have solved the mystery regarding the origin Egyptian desert glass, fragments of which have been found scattered across the Sahara....
04:16, 05/16/2019

Rabat organizers made it impossible for Semenya to race, says legal team The Moroccan Athletics Federation made it "impossible" for Caster Semenya to compete at the Rabat Diamond League meeting on Sunday because of the lateness of a re-invitation, the South African athlete's legal team said on Saturday....
14:16, 06/15/2019

Caster Semenya loses legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels A panel of three judges denied Semenya's appeal against IAAF rules that will force female runners to decrease naturally high testosterone levels.        ...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the legislature. It now joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.        ...
11:16, 06/25/2019

Migrant kids could lose education classes, sports, legal aid at shelters TUCSON — The Trump administration cites funding constraints as the reason its directed the Office of Refugee Resettlement to start cutting English classes, recreation and legal aid to migrant children living in government shelters across the co...
02:00, 06/09/2019

Companies in Cuba Face Legal Risks as U.S. Changes Stance on Seized Property The Trump administration’s decision to implement a long-suspended provision of a 23-year-old federal law is expected to pose legal quandaries for companies operating in Cuba....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Migrant Children May Lose School, Sports and Legal Aid as Shelters Swell Citing financial constraints, the administration said it would begin restricting or canceling education, legal and recreational services for migrant children housed in shelters....
17:48, 06/05/2019

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of U.S. antitrust ruling: legal experts A rare public call by a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) official for one of the agency's courtroom victories to be reversed, in a case of anticompetitive business practices by chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, charts a strong course for a judge's ruling to...
06:16, 05/31/2019

Boston Globe Drops Out Of The Legal Fight For The Robert Kraft Video The Boston Globe—hometown newspaper to billionaire Robert Kraft and the NFL team he owns—is no longer among the media outlets intervening in the criminal case against him. Kraft faces two counts of misdemeanor solicitation after he was one of two doz...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Trump administration blocks immigrants from free legal help, attorneys allege AUSTIN, Texas — An immigration legal group has filed a formal complaint against the Trump administration saying it is blocking detained immigrants from free legal services. The complaint filed Wednesday by RAICES, a nonprofit immigrant legal services...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Boris Johnson wins legal challenge over Brexit campaign misconduct Britain's High Court has thrown out a lawsuit accusing Johnson of intentionally lying during the Brexit referendum campaign. It removes a potential hurdle to his Conservative party leadership bid....
07:16, 06/07/2019

In Shift, Trump Will Pick Kenneth Cuccinelli to Oversee Legal Immigration Mr. Cuccinelli, who was expected to coordinate immigration policy, will instead be chosen to take over for the embattled head of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services....
00:16, 05/25/2019

Dr Madhava Menon, Father Of Modern Legal Education In India, Passes Away Considered as the tallest figure in modern legal education NR Madhava Menon passed away early on Wednesday, here at a private hospital, said family sources. He was 84....
01:16, 05/08/2019

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis judge on Tuesday weighed whether physicians from Missouri’s only abortion clinic can be forced to testify amid a legal fight over the facility’s license. The state issued subpoenas to staffers and former medical residents who ...
14:32, 06/04/2019

BMW quarterly profit tumbles 78 percent, hit by 1.4 billion euro legal provision BMW's first-quarter operating profit fell 78 percent to 589 million euros, despite higher deliveries of luxury vehicles, as the carmaker felt the effects of higher investment spending and a 1.4 billion euro ($1.6 bln) legal provision....
03:32, 05/07/2019

2020 Dems jump into abortion fray as legal battle heats up The divisive issue of abortion has rocketed to the center of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination -- and with a lawsuit filed Friday against Alabama's law, legal proceedings could easily keep the debate hot going into the 2020 general ...
12:48, 05/24/2019

Trump: Emmet Flood to leave White House legal team Emmet Flood, veteran Washington, D.C. attorney who joined President Donald Trump's legal team last year, is leaving the White House, the president said in a Twitter post Saturday....
21:32, 06/01/2019

Grizzly bears push into lowland areas as legal fight drags BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Grizzly bears are spreading into new areas of the U.S. Northern Rockies, expanding from remote wildernesses and into low-level farmland amid a legal fight over proposed hunting. New government data from grizzly population monit...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Migrant youths seeking legal status sue Trump administration in new challenge Young migrants in New Jersey who are seeking legal status in the United States after allegedly suffering abuse or neglect in their home countries sued the Trump administration on Monday, saying it is unfairly denying their claims....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn shakes up legal team: court filing Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel, according to a court filing on Thursday....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Australia Court Rules Sperm Donor Be Recognised As Legal Father A man who donated sperm so his gay friend could have a baby more than a decade ago must be recognised as the girl's father, Australia's High Court ruled Wednesday. The court said because the man was......
07:00, 06/19/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
19:16, 06/14/2019

Caster Semenya loses legal battle as testosterone rule is upheld Caster Semenya will have to take testosterone suppressants if she is to continue as a middledistance athlete after she today lost her case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
00:16, 06/19/2019

As legal glare turns to Trump, his faith in Supreme Court may be tested President Donald Trump's fondness for the U.S. Supreme Court could be tested by a series of legal disputes targeting him personally – from his taxes and businesses to his 2016 election campaign – that ultimately may be decided by the justices....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Scientists create bizarre form of hot ‘superionic ice’ using powerful lasers Hot ice that can remain frozen at thousands of degrees of heat has been created by scientists. One of the most powerful lasers on the planet was used to make the bizarre creation, which could teach us more about the structure of giant ice planets lik...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Google to Share Street View's Air Quality Data With Scientists As part of a larger effort to track pollution, Google is releasing air quality data for scientists that it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley....
00:32, 06/06/2019

Scientists Recreate Hallmark Quantum Physics Experiment Using Antimatter Scientists recreated one of the most important experiments in the history of physics—but this time, they used antimatter instead of regular matter.Read more......
16:32, 05/09/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
22:00, 05/14/2019

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year’s discovery that emissions of CFC-11, one of those banne...
19:16, 05/22/2019

Scientists studied baby shark vomit and realized they eat a ton of birds When you think of the diet of a shark you probably don’t imagine the top-tier ocean predators feasting on birds — and not sea birds, but the kinds of birds you might find in your own back yard. That bizarre finding is the result of a new ...
22:48, 05/22/2019

| WATCH: Israeli scientists ferment beer using ancient yeast Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Land....
09:32, 05/23/2019

Protect solar system from mining 'gold rush', say scientists Proposal calls for wilderness protection as startup space miners look to the starsGreat swathes of the solar system should be preserved as official “space wilderness” to protect planets, moons and other heavenly bodies from rampant mining and other f...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Scientists create a four-winged robot insect that flies with grace It's difficult to make an insect-like flying robot -- realistic four-winged bots are typically too heavy, while lighter two-winged models tend to fly erratically. USC researchers have edged one step closer to the dream machine, however. They&#...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Scientists found a tree in North Carolina that’s a jaw-dropping 2,624 years old Humans have a habit of shortening the lifespan of trees. We just love to cut them down, and we do so with startling efficiency, damaging or wiping out forests that have been around for centuries and some for much, much longer. The United States is no...
17:00, 05/10/2019

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

Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each yearScientists in five countries, including the UK, hope to find a universal cure for snakebite using the same technology that disco...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
13:48, 06/04/2019

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing d...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a...
09:00, 05/26/2019

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group ...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
07:48, 06/04/2019

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
11:48, 06/03/2019

Scientists find flaws in plan to lift US wolf protections BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists tasked with reviewing the government’s plans to lift protections for gray wolves across most of the U.S. say the proposal has numerous factual errors and other problems. The five-member scientific panel’s...
15:16, 05/31/2019

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comp...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
13:00, 06/03/2019

Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effort by the company to track pollution around the world. The data was captured over the last three year...
13:32, 06/05/2019

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09:48, 06/04/2019

Extinct species of bird came back from the dead, scientists find A previously extinct species of bird returned from the dead, reclaiming the island it previously lived on and re-evolving itself back into existence, scientists have said....
11:48, 05/15/2019

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the U...
15:00, 05/29/2019

The Loch Ness monster might be real-life dinosaur, scientists say The Loch Ness monster might be real, according to DNA taken from a lake where the famously elusive — and so far fictitious — beast is said to dwell. A team of scientists from New Zealand studied samples from the waterway in the Scottish highlands to ...
22:16, 06/04/2019

Scientists warn of grave impacts from loss of natural world The accelerating loss of plant and animal species will have grave consequences for people worldwide, scientists warned on Monday in the largest comprehensive study into the impact of modern civilization on nature....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — It’s not America’s Top 40, but it’s a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the North Pacific right whale. Nation...
15:32, 06/21/2019

Scientists confirm that a space rock hit the Moon during the lunar eclipse Enlarge / The flash from the impact of a meteoroid on the eclipsed Moon in early 2019, seen as the dot at top left. (credit: J. M. Madiedo / MIDAS) On January 19, 2019, a lunar eclipse dazzled observers throughout the Americas (and a sliver of Afri...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Scientists successfully transfer 1st test tube rhino embryo Scientists in Europe say they’ve successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female whose eggs were fertilized in vitro, as part of an effort to save another nearly extinct sub-species of the giant horned mammal...
08:48, 06/25/2019

How canines capture your heart: scientists explain puppy dog eyes Study finds animals developed a facial muscle to wield emotional power over humansIn a project that has all the makings of a Roald Dahl classic, scientists have hit on an answer to the mystery of how man’s best friend got its puppy dog eyes.The sad, ...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Scientists Finally Closing in on Nessie, The Loch Ness Monster Ever since the Irish Missionary St. Columba confronted a ‘great serpent’ in the River Ness in 565 AD, Loch Ness in Scotland has been the traditional home of the famous monster by the same name. ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Scientists discover infinite decay and rebirth in quantum particles A team of scientists recently determined certain quantum particles can regenerate after they’ve decayed. This has grand implications for the future of humanity, quantum computing, and intergalactic graffiti. Theoretical physicists from the Technical ...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, according to a new study....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists turn brain signals into speech, may help people who cannot talk People robbed of the ability to talk due to a stroke or another medical condition may soon have real hope of regaining a voice thanks to technology that harnesses brain activity to produce synthesized speech, researchers said on Wednesday....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Thousands of whales are dying. Scientists have run out of public beaches for the carcasses to rot Authorities are scrambling to find remote stretches of sand that are privately owned, with proprietors who don't mind hosting a rotting creature.        ...
07:16, 06/21/2019

Saturn’s moon Titan has a massive strip of water ice, and scientists don’t know why Like many of the larger bodies in our solar system, Saturn’s massive moon Titan has long been of interest to astronomers due to its unique surface features. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which studied Saturn for over 13 years, spent a great ...
09:32, 05/02/2019

Scientists discover the moon is covered in miles-deep cracks Asteroids have been bombarding the moon for billions of years, and apparently, the impact goes much deeper than just the main crater region.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of methane on Mars so far, fuelling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
10:48, 06/12/2019

Scientists model DNA gene with first billion-atom biomolecular simulation Scientists have for the first time created a billion-atom biomolecular simulation. Researchers designed the computer model to simulate a single DNA gene....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer....
06:32, 05/04/2019

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic an...
12:32, 06/13/2019

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98...
10:32, 06/15/2019

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said....
05:48, 06/25/2019

Why Scientists Trained a Seal to Sing the Star Wars Theme Listening to grey seals recite vowel sounds and sing the melodies to Star Wars and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” makes for excellent entertainment, but for the researchers who trained these aquatic mammals, it’s serious science. Read more......
15:48, 06/21/2019

Scientists create super-strength 'snail slime superglue' A reversible snail slime-like substance has been found to be 89 times stronger than gecko adhesion and proved to be strong enough to hold the weight of an entire human body....
06:48, 06/18/2019

Scientists reveal skull of beluga-narwhal hybrid through DNA analysis Using DNA analysis of a 30-some-year-old whale skull, scientists were reportedly able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal....
04:48, 06/21/2019

Scientists on a sailboat just found nearly 200,000 viruses hiding in Earth's oceans Scientists aboard a single sailboat have identified nearly 200,000 marine virus species, increasing the number of known marine viruses from the 15,000 documented in previous surveys....
03:16, 04/29/2019

Scientists discovered table salt on Jupiter’s moon, Europa Europa, a frozen moon around Jupiter, is believed to be one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system. It was first imaged in detail by the Voyager 1 probe in 1979, revealing a surface almost devoid of large craters. This suggested that water ...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Scientists Identify New Type of Brain Degeneration That Mimics Alzheimer’s. Here’s What to Know (WASHINGTON) — Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither is yet curable, it’s critical to get better at telling different kinds of ...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood' There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and responsive -- but they're still missing the tactile, multipurpose elements that make living creature...
03:16, 06/20/2019

Scientists crack secret of dragonfish’s deadly ‘invisible’ teeth A deep-sea fish can hide its enormous, jutting teeth from prey because its chompers are virtually invisible — until it’s too late. What’s the dragonfish’s secret? The teeth are transparent, and now scientists have discovered how the fish accomplished...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could pot...
04:00, 06/20/2019

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding leader Ho Chi Minh, according to a report....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Scientists have created a new space blanket inspired by squid skin Scientists developed a new kind of space blanket that was inspired by the skin of sea creatures like squid and cuttlefish.        ...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the Nationa...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Scientists successfully transfer first test tube rhino embryo BERLIN (AP) — Scientists in Europe said Tuesday they've successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female whose eggs were fertilized in vitro, as part of an effort to save another nearly extinct sub-species of the giant horned mamm...
11:16, 06/25/2019

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

Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs (NEW YORK) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. The brains could not think or sense anything, ...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared....
10:16, 06/18/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can...
14:16, 06/09/2019

U.S. Vice President Pence received legal defense fund from Florida lawyer U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election, according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Walmart Faces Major India Test Over Flipkart's Legal Spat With Goqii An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers....
11:32, 06/04/2019

Dems see Hope Hicks testimony as huge gift in legal battle with Trump House Democrats are planning to file a lawsuit within days to force former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify on Capitol Hill — and they say Hope Hicks’ reluctant testimony Wednesday will help deliver them a crucial win in court. Judiciary Co...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Jessica Andrade's Neck Slam KO Was Legal, But That Doesn't Make It Any Easier To Watch Tip to tail, UFC 237 was a bummer. Saturday’s event felt sour from the start of the prelims—when former UFC champ B.J. Penn led off the undercard one month after MMA Junkie reported on allegations against Penn of years of physical and sexual abuse—a...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Monks launch legal fight to protect water purity of Trappist beer Belgian brothers fear Lhoist lime quarrying will threaten production of brewAs keepers of one of only 14 abbeys in the world producing Trappist beer, the monks of Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy, in Rochefort, are dogged defenders of the purity of the sprin...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Caster Semenya loses landmark legal case against IAAF over testosterone levels • Olympic 800m champion must reduce testosterone to compete• Cas rejects appeal against ‘discriminatory’ IAAF policyThe South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya has lost her landmark legal case against athletics’ governing body, the IAAF, i...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Adobe warns Creative Cloud users with older apps of legal problems Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers who haven't updated their apps in a while may want to check their inboxes. The software company has sent out emails to customers warning them of being "at risk of potential claims of infringement by third parties...
02:16, 05/14/2019

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
17:16, 06/20/2019

North Carolina lawsuit against Juul creates new legal fight for maker of e-cigarettes The suit, filed in state court, alleges that Juul caused addiction in consumers by “deceptively downplaying the potency and danger of the nicotine” and employed advertising campaigns that targeted people under the legal smoking age....
21:16, 05/15/2019

Caster Semenya hints she may end legal battle following judges' landmark verdict Caster Semenya has hinted she might be ready to end any further legal fight after losing her case with the IAAF at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Wednesday....
04:48, 05/02/2019

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan Heights, especially the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory, the summit...
20:16, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
16:32, 06/18/2019

Euro Papers: Legal threats force Barca to pursue Neymar over Griezmann "FC Barcelona want PSG megastar Neymar back at the club, as the Camp Nou distance themselves from Antoine Griezmann following news that Atletico Madrid are set to launch legal action against the Catalan club..."...
06:48, 06/01/2019

Trump's Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal experts U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers....
23:48, 05/31/2019

American Airlines flight attendant came to work with BAC 4 times the legal limit: report An American Airlines flight attendant who showed up for work reeking of booze was found to be more than four times the legal limit, a report says. Cynthia Struble, 64, appeared intoxicated when she was stopped by security in December at London’...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Legal experts stunned by DA's 'barbaric' move to send Manafort to Rikers Island The decision to send one of the highest-profile Trump campaign members prosecuted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Rikers Island has stunned many in the legal community -- and even some Democrats not normally sympathetic toward Mueller targets. ...
09:16, 06/05/2019

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim, 17, ends her own life through legal euthanasia A 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands who wrote a book about her struggle with mental illness after being raped as a child, chose to end her life with legal euthanasia....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Insurance firm Legal & General adopts Amazon’s blockchain for pension deals Legal & General, a multinational British insurer, has partnered with Amazon to create a blockchain system for corporate pension deals. According to Reuters, Legal & General will be using Amazon Web Services’ managed blockchain system to process bulk ...
08:16, 06/12/2019

NYC, state join legal fight over ‘moral conviction’ health care rule New York City and state are joining up with a coalition of more than 20 state and local governments in a lawsuit to block a new rule issued by the federal government that opponents say would allow health care providers to deny treatment based on thei...
22:00, 05/21/2019

A proposed legal change in Hong Kong has businesses worried about the fate of the city A Hong Kong government proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China is stoking fresh anxiety over the resilience of local autonomy in the financially important former British colony....
22:48, 05/08/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
20:32, 05/07/2019

Iran tells Russia its partial roll back of nuclear deal is legal: RIA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Tehran's decision to reduce some voluntary commitments within its nuclear deal with world powers was legal, the RIA news agency reported....
03:16, 05/08/2019

Asteroid impact exercise offers practice for NASA, ESA scientists and engineers This week, scientists and engineers from NASA and the European Space Agency, as well as other federal officials and policy makers, are participating in a hypothetical asteroid impact scenario....
02:16, 05/02/2019

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Scientists Created a Display With Pixels a Million Times Smaller Than Those on a Smartphone Smartphone makers might soon not have much to brag about when it comes to the number of pixels they can fit on a pocket-sized screen. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have come up with a way to create pixels that are a million times smaller...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Scientists searching for lost city discover species thought to be extinct Scientists exploring an area that’s thought to contain an ancient lost city in the Honduras rainforest have discovered a vast ecosystem of rare and endangered species, including some animals that were supposedly extinct. The team was exploring ...
13:00, 06/25/2019

Chinese Astronomers Saw an Exploding Star 2,000 Years Ago. Scientists May Have Just Found the Remains Scientists think that they’ve stumbled upon the remains of a stellar explosion first observed by Chinese astronomers over 2,000 years ago, according to a new paper.Read more......
11:48, 04/30/2019

Dolphins Are Washing Up Dead at a Disturbing Rate This Year — And Scientists Aren’t Sure Why Nearly 300 dead bottlenose dolphins — three times as many as normal — have washed up along the beaches of the Gulf Coast this year. While scientists can’t explain the sudden surge, some at least have theories. Since February, 282 bo...
15:32, 06/21/2019

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
18:32, 06/21/2019

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolves....
14:00, 05/23/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence th...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Scientists have found a 'fossil graveyard' linked to the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs An international team of scientists has discovered a fossil graveyard containing what it describes as "extraordinary evidence" that an asteroid that hit the Earth around 66 million years ago was responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers f...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work....
04:16, 05/29/2019

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
14:48, 06/14/2019

Scientists are testing new plasma tech that can kill 99.9% of deadly airborne germs Coming down with a cold is a major pain, and sometimes it’s impossible to know when or where you even got it. That’s the nature of airborne sickness, and the common cold is just one of many that make life difficult for individuals unlucky...
09:32, 05/02/2019

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
13:16, 06/19/2019

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday....
04:48, 05/28/2019

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsist...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Scientists find gigantic freshwater reservoir beneath Atlantic Ocean “We knew there was fresh water down there in isolated places, but we did not know the extent or geometry,” explained lead researcher Chloe Gustafson, a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory....
18:48, 06/24/2019

How Scientists Filmed a Giant Squid in North American Waters for the First Time Scientists spotted an elusive giant squid in its deep-ocean habitat in American waters for the first time. These titanic, whale-battling beasts are rarely seen, so this sighting is a thrill for biologists and regular folk alike.Read more......
12:16, 06/24/2019

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one another.        ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something ...
12:16, 06/04/2019

Cambridge scientists create world’s first living organism with fully redesigned DNA Researchers create altered synthetic genome, in move with potential medical benefitsScientists have created the world’s first living organism that has a fully synthetic and radically altered DNA code.The lab-made microbe, a strain of bacteria that is...
12:16, 05/15/2019

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
14:32, 06/18/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Scientists liken Anglo-Saxon burial site to King Tut’s tomb SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, England (AP) — Archaeologists say an underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers may be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial in Britain. The chamber was uncovered between a road and a railway line in the vi...
10:00, 05/09/2019

India's Monkeys Keep Killing People, so Scientists Are Trying Radical New Sterilization Strategies One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, snatched the baby boy from her arms, and made away wi...
08:16, 05/25/2019

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the ...
15:00, 06/18/2019

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
18:16, 05/22/2019

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

The trees told us: Scientists see fingerprint of warming climate on droughts from 1900 The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of human-caused global warming on drought.        ...
18:16, 05/01/2019

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-o...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
12:48, 06/11/2019

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, magazine says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated fraud charges in court that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in sight, according to a Toronto maga...
14:00, 06/21/2019

'The View' host: Abortion is legal ‘in order to stem’ women drinking Drano and Tide "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg said Wednesday that abortion is legal to “stem” women from drinking Tide or Drano and throwing “themselves down the stairs” in order to kill an unwanted baby....
13:00, 05/15/2019

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15:32, 05/20/2019

Trump legal team slams House Dems for investigating possible Russia probe obstruction Trump campaign lawyers slam House Democrats after a report that they are investigating possible 2016 obstruction saying, “Instead of addressing important intelligence needs, the House Intelligence Committee appears to seek a truly needless dispute.”...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Australia’s ‘Egg Boy,’ Who Assaulted a Senator, Is Giving Legal Defense Funds to Mosque Shooting Victims Teenage protester Will Connolly, dubbed “egg boy” after video of him smashing an egg on the head of an Australian senator went viral, announced Tuesday that he was donating the $70,000 raised for his legal expenses to victims of the New Z...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Magna founder's $380M legal battle sucks in family, friends and 50 lawyers, report says Magna founder Frank Stronach initiated the court proceedings that now include eight litigants — most of them blood relatives of the auto parts magnate — and at least 50 lawyers with no end to the legal wrangling in site, according to a Toronto magazi...
09:16, 06/21/2019

Heathrow expansion clears latest hurdle as High Court rejects legal challenge The expansion of London's Heathrow Airport inched closer on Wednesday when a High Court judge rejected legal challenges from environmental campaigners opposed to the building of a third runway....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with startup An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country....
08:48, 06/04/2019

Pakistani 'hero' doctor Afridi 'skeletal,' deprived of legal rights, attorney claims It has been more than eight years since U.S. Navy SEALS ceremoniously raided the compound and killed the most wanted man in the world – September 11 mastermind, Usama bin Laden. And while the world’s eyes are now set on eliminating other terrorist ta...
08:16, 05/16/2019

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Embattled Harvard law professor leaves Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team An embattled Harvard University law professor under fire for representing Harvey Weinstein said has left the media mogul's legal defense team.        ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Every twist and turn in Katy Perry's bitter legal battle with nuns over her purchase of their former convent Amy Harris/Invision/AP Katy Perry has been embroiled in a legal battle with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary since 2014. The pop star tried to purchase a Los Angeles estate that used to be a convent, but two former residents rejected her ...
18:32, 06/11/2019