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Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site

A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site

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Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
10:00, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show 'respect' at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Belarus that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
13:48, 06/05/2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
07:32, 06/08/2019

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to ca...
11:00, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' turns the Soviet nuclear disaster into a riveting miniseries Spare, bleak and devastating, HBO's "Chernobyl" captures a moment during the waning years of the Cold War when the Soviet Union experienced a nuclear disaster, then tried to cover up the extent of the damage....
18:16, 05/05/2019

Chernobyl review – chaos reigns in confusing nuclear disaster epic With Jared Harris starring, this miniseries about the 1986 meltdown should be gripping – but instead strands viewers in a bewildering cloud of unanswered questionsChernobyl is like the 80s nuclear horror-drama Threads crossed with the disaster-movie ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
13:32, 05/08/2019

The Chernobyl Disaster Might Have Also Built a Paradise An HBO show tells the story of the nuclear explosion, but some scientists think that radioactive, human-free landscape might now be a haven for plants and animals....
05:48, 05/13/2019

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
20:48, 06/12/2019

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
07:48, 05/03/2019

'A horrible way to die': how Chernobyl recreated a nuclear meltdown From ‘painting on’ radiation sickness to making the explosion less ‘Die Hard’, the acclaimed drama has gone to great lengths to evoke the chaos and terror of the Soviet-era disasterWe were lucky to have survived the Cold War without a nuclear attack....
22:32, 06/03/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Chernobyl is the scariest show of the year The fifth and final episode of Chernobyl, a miniseries scarier than anything I’ve seen so far this year, feels like a reprieve. On its surface, at least. With every episode, HBO’s chronicle of the 1986 disaster has broadened its scope to investigate,...
19:32, 06/03/2019

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
13:32, 05/24/2019

How to watch Chernobyl online: stream the whole show from anywhere After the unbelievable popularity of Game of Thrones, international television has moved on to its next massive hit. A drama mini-series about the world's most famous nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has gone straight to the top of everyone's wa...
08:00, 05/30/2019

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it for themselves....
08:00, 06/04/2019

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top resu...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Google to show ads on homepage of mobile site, app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its mobile website and smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
09:16, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and lawlessness”, as Tehran took the first conditional s...
21:16, 05/08/2019

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

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions between the two countries....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Kremlin blames U.S. for Iran nuclear deal roll-back, urges restraint The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Iran had been provoked into rolling back some of the terms of a 2015 nuclear deal due to external pressure which it blamed on the United States....
05:32, 05/08/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Instagrammers pose for pics at luxury furniture stores now They sprawl on fine velveteen sofas, emerge from restrooms suddenly clad in prom dresses, and occasionally attempt picnics below $12,000 lighting fixtures, but Instagrammers are the future, luxury design brands say, and they’re increasingly welcome. ...
12:48, 05/03/2019

North Korean nuclear envoy emerges at art show after labor exile A senior North Korean official believed to have been exiled to a labor camp after US-Korea nuclear talks fell apart in February was spotted hob-nobbing with dictator Kim Jong Un during an art performance Sunday....
19:16, 06/02/2019

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Rennes on Friday in Group DKim Little feels that Scotland showed signs of the ability they possess in their 2-1 defeat by England in their World Cup opener .Scotlan...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Chernobyl HBO location: Where is Chernobyl filmed? Where is it set? CHERNOBYL on HBO and Sky Atlantic is an incredibly successful dramatisation of the nuclear disaster. But where is the filming location of Chernobyl? And where is it set?...
12:32, 06/12/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear program in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news agency reported on Monday....
12:48, 05/06/2019

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons....
23:32, 05/28/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
16:32, 06/01/2019

This PR star says glamorous selfies are the key to her success In the age of Instagram, dress for success isn’t just advice — it’s a social media strategy. Just ask public relations dynamo Susan Magrino, whose roster of clients includes Martha Stewart, the Miami’s Fontainebleau, The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, an...
01:16, 05/04/2019

At Cannes, Wear Heels and Don’t Take Selfies The festival’s director said that the rules are needed to keep up Cannes’ standards. The world’s most famous film festival would not be the same without them....
07:32, 05/13/2019

All of the 2019 Met Gala's Best Candid Moments: Selfies, PDA and So Much More With a theme like "camp," the 2019 Met Gala was bound to be an over-the-top event--and it definitely delivered. On Monday, this year's Met Gala co-chairs Lady Gaga, Serena......
12:48, 05/07/2019

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

Pixel users can now take selfies with Pikachu and three other Pokemon The Google Pixel line uses Augmented Reality with its Playground feature to allow you to include what it calls Playmoji to appear in your photos and videos. These are AR stickers that are designed to interact with the user and each other. If you shoo...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Jennifer Lopez Redefines Gym Selfies As She Shows Off Her Toned Abs Jennifer Lopez is once again proving that she's simply unstoppable. The multi-talented artist is only a few weeks from launching her It's My Party tour, which kicks off on June 7......
21:32, 05/25/2019

Name Missing From Voters' List, Ex-Cricketer Says Officials Took Selfies Furious over not finding his name in the voters' list, former cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi said polling officials, instead of addressing his issue, were busy taking selfies....
14:00, 05/12/2019

Snap selfies with Pikachu in Google Pixel's AR Playground You don't have to wait until May 10th to see Pikachu come to life in new ways. Ahead of the long-awaited Pokémon movie, Google released Detective Pikachu, Charizard, Jigglypuff and Mr. Mime as Playmojis for the Pixel's Playground mod...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Next Stop: In Lexington, Selfies With American Pharoah, Then ‘Bourbon and Branch’ October is also racing season at Keeneland in Kentucky’s Bluegrass country, where farm visits, locavore restaurants and revived bourbon distilleries beckon....
21:16, 05/04/2019

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.        ...
04:16, 05/22/2019

New knees and tourist selfies: OJ Simpson on life post-prison in Las Vegas Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested over the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is livin...
14:00, 06/10/2019

High fives, selfies and a snap election as Zelenskiy takes power in Ukraine Television comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine's new president on Monday, promising that as hard as he had worked in the past to make Ukrainians laugh, he would now work to keep them from crying....
05:32, 05/20/2019

No credit cards, no selfies: How Hong Kong’s protesters are evading the surveillance state Today's movement is intentionally leaderless, with participants using cash, encrypted apps and face masks to leave no trace for authorities to follow....
02:32, 06/16/2019

Night King ‘Game of Thrones’ actor's makeup-free selfies shock fans Beneath the ice-blue eyes and crown-like horns of the infamous “Game of Thrones” character the “Night King” lies the seasoned actor and stuntman Vladimir Furdik....
13:32, 04/30/2019

The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine From waking up to snacks to filling the void to actually writing, Grant Snider tells the story of a typical day in the life of someone who lives by the pen....
10:16, 05/24/2019

Ansel Elgort confuses everyone with 17 bizarre shirtless selfies: 'What is happening...?' No one knows why Ansel Elgort, who next stars in "The Goldfinch," posted over a dozen shirtless selfies in a row.        ...
23:48, 05/29/2019

I'm Actress and Writer Mara Wilson, and This Is How I Eat Mara Wilson has been famous for a long time. If you are a young millennial woman, you know who she is, and you were probably obsessed with one of more of her movies as a child. But Wilson doesn’t seem affected by either childhood stardom or her insan...
12:32, 05/14/2019

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
05:48, 06/11/2019

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
14:48, 05/29/2019

Doctor Who anthology drops writer over transgender remarks BBC Books will not print story by Gareth Roberts, who has written for the character before in books and TV, because of ‘offensive language’ in tweetsDoctor Who writer Gareth Roberts has been dropped from a new anthology of stories based on the TV sho...
07:48, 06/05/2019

'Tolkien' looks at early years of 'Lord of the Rings' writer J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, elves and orcs have won over fans around the world in the decades since "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" stories were published....
17:16, 04/28/2019

Writer Marlon James can cook anything, including a shoe Marlon James is living something of a writer’s fantasy life. In 2015, he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize—for his third novel, the decades-spanning, multi-voiced A Brief History Of Seven Killings—becoming the first Jamaican author to do so. In Fe...
08:16, 06/04/2019

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were se...
00:16, 06/11/2019

‘Tootsie’ writer went from garbage collector to Tony nominee Robert Horn, Tony-nominated for his snappy book to “Tootsie,” knows all too well what it’s like to scrape out a living in New York while trying to break into the theater. He never played a tomato, as did Michael Dorsey, the struggling actor at the ce...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Chernobyl tourism is booming Just as Game Of Thrones has brought tourism to the likes of Croatia and Northern Ireland, HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries is now beckoning viewers towards Pripyat, the Ukrainian ghost city that was evacuated after one of the Chernobyl power plant’s reacto...
08:16, 06/04/2019

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
01:32, 06/15/2019

The truth about Chernobyl? I saw it with my own eyes… Kim Willsher reported on the world’s worst nuclear disaster from the Soviet Union. HBO’s TV version only scratches the surface, she saysThere is a line in the television series Chernobyl that comes as no surprise to those of us who reported on the 19...
02:48, 06/16/2019

Romance writer arrested on drug charges in West Virginia BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia have arrested a popular self-published romance writer on drug charges following a traffic stop. The Exponent Telegram reports 28-year-old Kelly Ann Scyoc of Lumberport was charged Wednesday with conspi...
17:00, 05/16/2019

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
03:00, 06/14/2019

The writer of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ was channeling his own fatherhood fears Plenty of parents can relate to Max, whose love for his owners' new baby evolves into a new kind of anxiety over protecting the child from any and every possible threat....
11:32, 06/11/2019

No foul play suspected in disappearance of California automotive writer David Gordon Johnson, 43, disappeared while on his way home to the Sacramento area from a long-distance motorcycle ride that friends said was meant as a test drive for a magazine article he planned to write....
04:16, 06/13/2019

Opinion: This sports writer didn't need Mom to throw BP. He needed her for everything else In those families where Dad coaches the soccer team, throws batting practice and tosses the football, what does Mom do? The important stuff.        ...
10:00, 05/12/2019

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given the...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
03:32, 05/22/2019

Rami Malek and Fleabag writer revealed for next Bond film Oscar-winner Rami Malek has been confirmed to star in the next Bond film, with Fleabag writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge due to add a bit of comedy magic to the script....
09:16, 04/28/2019

South African writer Pumla Gqola on books and liberation Twenty-five years after the first post-apartheid elections took place in South Africa, Pumla Gqola, a prominent feminist author in the country, shares her views on democracy with DW....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64 DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves f...
12:16, 05/25/2019

Hemingway center opens in Cuba to preserve writer's work A restoration center to preserve the work of Ernest Hemingway opened in Cuba on Saturday, highlighting an area of cooperation with the United States even as bilateral ties between the old Cold War foes have chilled again....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Danielle Steel is a prolific writer, but is that to be envied? | Oliver Burkeman Working all the time, she’s written 179 books. But compulsive productivity has a flip sideThe novelist Danielle Steel has written 179 books, releasing them at the rate of seven a year – and for all I know, she’ll have released a few more in the days ...
09:48, 05/31/2019

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
22:48, 06/12/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl’s scripts are available for download, if you dare HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, while fantastic, isn’t likely to have much re-watch value. That’s largely because it’s an incredibly harrowing, depressing, and downright terrifying watch. If, however, you’re curious what such horror looked like on the pa...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Chernobyl suddenly becomes visitor hotspot It was the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet's hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series....
04:00, 06/11/2019

HBO’s Chernobyl Isn’t Just a Historical Drama—It’s a Warning You know you’re in for a bleak story when the hero kills himself in the first scene, as Jared Harris’ character does at the outset of HBO’s Chernobyl. Not that anyone who tunes in to a miniseries with a title like that should be sur...
04:32, 05/02/2019

New York Auto Show hits and misses: 4 winners, 4 losers from the show floor The Subaru Outback was a hit, but the Mazda CX-5 diesel? Not so much. Here's our list of hits and misses from the 2019 New York Auto Show.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Popular British Talk Show The Jeremy Kyle Show Canceled After Death of Guest (LONDON) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said The Jeremy Kyle Show was...
09:32, 05/15/2019

Tanya Saracho and Mishel Prada on Vida and the value of an inclusive writer's room Starz’s vibrant comedy-drama Vida, one of our favorite shows of 2018, returns for its second season this Sunday. Ahead of its release, we sat down with creator and showrunner Tanya Saracho, and star Mishel Prada to talk about the show, the infamous “...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Game of Thrones Writer to Consult on Lord of the Rings Prequel Series Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped by Amazon Prime Video to work as a consultant on its in-the-works Lord of the Rings prequel series....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Seattle Times Journalist Suspended After Harassing Writer With Gross Twitter DMs Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg was apparently suspended by the newspaper after he seemingly sent writer Talia Jane an explicit direct message early Sunday morning. Jane alerted the paper to his behavior, and editors subsequently announced th...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior...
17:16, 06/08/2019

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Mid-Storm, Atlantic Editor Explains His White Male Writer Comments. Or Tries To. “It’s really, really hard to write a 10,000-word cover story,” Jeffrey Goldberg said in an interview about writers who can produce marquee magazine pieces. He said his comments were misconstrued....
13:00, 06/07/2019

Seattle Times suspends reporter for sexual misconduct with female writer The Seattle Times on Sunday suspended real estate reporter Mike Rosenberg after another journalist, Talia Jane, tweeted screenshots of direct messages he sent that she alleged were sexually explicit and harassing. Jane, 29, did not reveal Rosenberg&#...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Lipstick, glitter and pink, pink, pink: selfies rule at Meccaland – a photo essay Instagram-ready backdrops at every turn, 15,000 makeup buffs preen and purchase their way through Sydney’s three-day beauty festivalOn a stage carpeted in hot pink, two young women race to apply lipstick while balancing on wobble boards. With seconds...
10:16, 05/20/2019

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
09:48, 06/05/2019

The real-life heroes of Chernobyl watch TV hit Vladimir Naumov and Andrey Nasonov, ex-miners from Tula, had not heard about the hit TV series Chernobyl when we called, but they had caught up by the time we reached them - at least on the episode which features them....
09:32, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
21:16, 06/05/2019

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story After success of HBO series, Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers ar...
05:16, 06/07/2019

Drones map Chernobyl’s Red Forest for 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. Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol, working as part of the National...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and th...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
04:48, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
09:00, 06/12/2019

AMC orders episodic anthology series from Black Mirror and Stranger Things writer AMC already has a season-long anthology series in the form of The Terror, but now it’s getting the other kind of anthology show from writer Will Bridges (a veteran of Black Mirror and Stranger Things). According to a press release, the untitled six-e...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
08:00, 05/29/2019

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
16:48, 06/10/2019

'We're living in emergency times': nature writer Barry Lopez's dire warning We must learn from the wisdom of traditional societies, says the writer whose new book Horizon describes his life through his experience of six geographical regionsWhile Extinction Revolution was gearing up for another impressive protest, Barry Lopez...
05:32, 05/07/2019

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
17:48, 06/11/2019

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on...
17:16, 06/05/2019

At $13,500, Could This 1988 Suzuki Samurai “Show Car” Show You a Thing or Two? We may not be able to enjoy Suzuki’s new Jimny here in the U.S., but today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Samurai may make the loss a lot easier to take. That is of course, if its price is a good take....
05:32, 05/09/2019

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Chernobyl comes back to life in Ukrainian computer game A Ukrainian computer game that brings to life a town abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster may not sound like everyone's idea of fun but has attracted 60,000 people globally since its launch in October....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
04:32, 05/28/2019

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV ...
08:16, 05/29/2019

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
11:16, 06/06/2019

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digi...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
05:48, 06/15/2019

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
03:16, 06/10/2019

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some o...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occurI was two years old and living in Kyiv when the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster happened. In spite of my grandfather’s fa...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
21:00, 06/04/2019

'Chernobyl' finale is creating Emmy buzz for Jared Harris If the reaction to Monday night's "Chernobyl" finale is any indication, Jared Harris could be in the mix for this year's Emmy Awards for the first time since his acclaimed run on "Mad Men."...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl, Schrödinger’s Cat, and Telegram Terrorists: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Happy Sunday evening! Hopefully the events of the last week have been going better for you than YouTube, which spent an impossibly long time flailing around like a Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man after refusing to remove videos of a con...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
09:16, 05/05/2019

As the kids show what they can do, the Nats show what they could still be this year Washington doesn’t have a history of overcoming a slow start to the season, but Juan Soto, Victor Robles and Carter Kieboom could change that narrative....
18:32, 04/28/2019

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

Stephen King says it's 'impossible' to watch HBO's 'Chernobyl' without 'thinking of Donald Trump' Iconic author Stephen King expressed on Thursday that it's "impossible" to watch the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" without thinking about President Trump. ...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Thrones and other worshipped favorites is a bleakly terrifying mini-series about a nuclear disaster tha...
08:16, 05/31/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet U...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Auto writer Davey Johnson took a motorcycle for a test drive in the Sierra Nevada last week. Now he's missing Automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson was last heard from Wednesday, when he told a friend he was going home after a test drive in the Sierra Nevada.        ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Body-Positive Marketing: Dove’s New Freak Show Wagon Of ‘Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors’ Is Traveling Across America To Show That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Sizes If you’re tired of beauty brands promoting the same unrealistic “conventionally attractive” body types as always, you are going to absolutely love this bold new campaign from a company whose marketing team truly gets it: Dove’s new freak show wagon, ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previou...
10:16, 06/04/2019

Jeremy Kyle show death: Guest Steve Dymond died in suspected suicide 'over repercussions of the show' A Jeremy Kyle Show guest was found dead in his rented room in a suspected suicide after "growing concerned about the repercussions of the show", an inquest has heard....
06:32, 05/22/2019

How to Tell if a News Site Is Reliable It’s happened before, and with another presidential election looming next year, it’s going to happen again and again. The spread of “fake news,” the incorrect labeling of real news as “fake,” and overall confusion as to how to tell the difference....
13:00, 04/30/2019

How Final Fantasy IX's Strategy Guide Turned Out So Horrible (And Other Answers From A Veteran Guide Writer) “The thing about strategy guide publishing is that it’s a parasitic industry,” says Doug Walsh, who spent 18 years writing video game guides for the two biggest publishers, BradyGames and Prima. Perhaps that’s why the infamous Final Fantasy IX guide ...
08:32, 05/16/2019

Boeing 747 dive site to open in August Bahrain hopes to attract divers with a new underwater theme park, which will include a sunken Boeing 747. Read more about the unusual attractions at the park, set to open in August....
12:48, 06/11/2019

It's a Win For Your Skin: Philosophy's Entire Site Is 40% Off Today It’s my personal philosophy that you should try out Philosophy’s line clean, effective, and honestly, amazing smelling products, and there’s never been a better time to do that than during the brand’s 40% off sale, happening today sitewide. So use pr...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Cuba to renovate site known for hosting rally against US HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it is renovating one of the iconic sites of its ideological battle with the United States. The Anti-Imperialist Tribune is a massive stage that sits beside the United States Embassy on the Malecon seaside prome...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Verizon Looks to Unload Tumblr Blogging Site Verizon Communications Inc. is seeking a buyer for blogging website Tumblr, according to people familiar with the matter, as it tries to steady a media unit that has struggled to meet revenue targets...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Chrome will let you block cross-site tracking The rumors were true -- Google plans to let you block cross-site tracking in Chrome. The search firm has unveiled efforts to improve its cookie controls by distinguishing between single- and multi-site cookies, giving you the option to delete tracke...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Rakuten's Site-wide Sale Has Stuff For Everyone Rakuten’s running another of its popular site-wide sales with 15% off all orders, with a $60 maximum discount with the promo code SAVE15. You can check out their promo page to scan all of the deals, but the beauty of this sale is you can “force” a sa...
14:16, 05/06/2019

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacist...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Site of F-16 crash, including freeway, remains off-limits A warehouse worker said he heard the deafening noise of an F-16 jet moments before it smashed through the roof of the building near a Southern California air base....
12:16, 05/17/2019

Fuerte De Samaipata - A Site of Ceremonial Carvings and Sacrifice The Andean nation of Bolivia has been home to a number of remarkable cultures, and as a result many archaeological sites remain in the country.  ...
15:32, 05/20/2019

Porn gaming site Nutaku has a hentai hot sauce — and you’d better believe I tried it Sometimes it’s hard to describe what a weird day is for me anymore. Shouting encouragement to my first robot vacuum named after a Jetsons character? Routine. Scripting a back-and-forth dialogue between two voices in my head over the merits of a PC ga...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Reddit’s CTO Chris Slowe on the site’s speedy future Last year, Reddit went through a redesign. While it caused quite a stir among established users, it offered improved UX for a core target group: newcomers. Speaking at last year’s TNW Conference, Reddit’s founding engineer and CTO, Chris Slowe, expla...
08:48, 05/06/2019

POWr can outfit your site with a full set of growth tools for only $35 For new businesses with a small staff (or in many cases, a staff of one), that’s a lot of critical real estate that can go untended. Thankfully, services like online digital marketing aide POWr are stepping up to fill some of those gaps. Right now, y...
06:16, 05/12/2019

More Turmoil at The Markup, a Tech Site Still in Beta Mode After the firing last month of the top editor, Julia Angwin, two other key members of the editorial team are out, said the site’s main donor, Craig Newmark....
15:16, 05/24/2019

Pike Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Injured On Job Site PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS)– A Pike County Sheriff’s Deputy was fatally injured while working at a job site in Little Robinson Creek. According to Mountain Top News, Pike County Fiscal Court employee and Pike County Sheriff Deput...
18:16, 05/24/2019

San Jacinto site near Houston to reopen after plant fire LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — A Texas historic site that has been closed for nearly two months since a fire at a Houston-area chemical plant will reopen this week. The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department says the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site i...
07:48, 05/07/2019

YouTube Gaming will merge with main site after Thursday After almost four years, YouTube is closing its dedicated gaming portal and merging it with the main platform. It announced the move late last year, but missed the original March shutdown date. YouTube Gaming will cease to exist on May 30th; visitors...
21:32, 05/27/2019

| Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison's shock election win, official data showes....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Bookmark This Site to Try Microsoft's New Windows PowerToys This Summer Remember PowerToys? They were those Windows 95- and Windows XP-era utilities that granted you features beyond what “regular” Windows users could do within their operating systems, like: opening a command prompt directly to a folder (instead of having...
08:16, 05/15/2019

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave...
21:16, 05/28/2019

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)   ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival, but organizers said they were pursuing a new location....
02:32, 06/11/2019

Chinese financial news site closed for 'rectification' The Chinese financial news website wallstreetcn.com said it has been shut down to undergo "rectification" amid a wider crackdown by the Chinese authorities on websites and news providers....
21:32, 06/10/2019

Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death PARIS — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site is adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is currently named aft...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
15:48, 06/10/2019

3,000-year-old ‘Cheerios’ found buried at Bronze Age site Archaeologists discovered the remains of these cereal shaped rings, which look a bit like Cheerios, at a burial site in Austria -- and it could provide insight into what people liked to eat 3,000 years ago....
21:32, 06/07/2019

Alaska man convicted of spreading pesticide at homeless site A businessman has been convicted of illegally spreading pesticide along a public right of way where homeless people in Alaska's largest city regularly gathered....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
11:16, 06/07/2019

Google's Tweaking Search Results So You Won't Get Bombarded With The Same Site Ever google something and the results are all from the same site? Google’s aiming to fix that with a Search update that will give users more site diversity. Read more......
11:16, 06/07/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 mln, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
17:48, 06/03/2019

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
05:00, 06/12/2019

Amazon launches United Arab Emirates site Amazon launched a new website in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, replacing Souq.com — the popular regional e-commerce platform it bought for $580 million in 2017 — with Amazon.ae....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signe...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Ch...
01:48, 06/13/2019

Well, That Was A Disaster For The Sharks The Sharks seem pretty, pretty boned after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the Blues, which gives St. Louis a 3-2 series lead. And it’s not even the whole verge-of-elimination thing; San Jose has faced that before, and they’re still here. But if they’re to comp...
06:16, 05/20/2019

China Has Arrested 20 People For Running an Erotic Livestreaming Site Porn is hard to come by in China, as the country’s dedicated anti-porn task force continues to push for a more sanitized web, free from even ASMR videos. There are still those taking the risk to maintain horny corners of the web, but Chinese authorit...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule...
21:48, 06/02/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan's capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years after a mass shooting there left 15 people dead....
19:32, 06/06/2019

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zai...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
03:16, 06/03/2019

Pornhub wants to buy Tumblr and restore site to former porn-filled glory Enlarge / A monitor seen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Less than two years after buying Tumblr as part of its Yahoo acquisition, Verizon is reportedly trying to sell the bl...
14:16, 05/03/2019

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 million, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
15:32, 06/03/2019

NASA just spotted the crash site of Israel’s Beresheet lander April was supposed to be an exciting time for Israel’s privately-funded space group SpaceIL. After years of development, SpaceIL’s Beresheet lander was poised to land on the lunar surface, which would have been a first for the country as ...
20:32, 05/16/2019

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient's bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018....
20:00, 06/14/2019

Genealogy site, DNA help solve decades-old murder of Mary Silvani RENO, Nev. — Forensic genealogists followed a trail built on decades-old DNA evidence to help identify a woman whose body was found near a Lake Tahoe hiking trail in 1982 and her killer who confessed to three other murders, investigators said Tuesday...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Jordan Peterson launches anti-censorship site Thinkspot Rightwing academic enlists failed Ukip MEP candidate Carl Benjamin to test subscription-only platformJordan Peterson, the controversial academic, has launched a new anti-censorship website that will only take down offensive content if specifically or...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Julia Angwin Is Out as Editor of New Tech Watchdog Site The Markup Ms. Angwin was one of three founders of The Markup, which is dedicated to investigating technology and its effects on society. Five journalists resigned....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Fourth body recovered from plant site wrecked by explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Crews have recovered the body of another victim of an explosion at a northern Illinois silicone plant that left four workers dead. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steve Lenzi says the body was recovered late Tuesday from the rubble of the...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Worker plunged 10 feet down elevator shaft at construction site A construction worker plunged 10 feet down an elevator shaft in Brooklyn Friday morning, suffering life-threatening injuries, the FDNY said. The worker was on site at 19 Richardson Street, a new construction going up in Williamsburg, when he somehow ...
10:48, 05/10/2019

‘Beautiful People’ dating site: These ‘ugly’ flaws get you banned Who asked you, Beautiful People? Users on the controversial dating website, which is said to have turned away some 8.5 million would-be members, has revealed their list of “ugly” features preventing folks from being accepted by their supr...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Facebook did not immediately respond to Ars’ request fo...
11:48, 06/10/2019

At Site of Bali Bombings, a Fight Brews Over Money and Memorials In 2002, Islamic extremists killed 202 locals and tourists on Indonesia’s main resort island. A local family wants to revamp the site for business, but survivors are opposed....
03:16, 05/06/2019

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Israel marks 1967 war win JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say security forces have clashed with Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Palestinians hurled stones and chairs at forces Sunday, an Israeli holiday c...
02:00, 06/02/2019

Huawei removal from SD Association site blamed on "technical issue" Huawei has been restored to the list of approved partners for the world's leading SD card watchdog following an apparent technical error.The Chinese giant, currently engaged in a number of high-profile disputes with the US government, was remove...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your time might be a bit more limited....
18:00, 05/26/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Site of tragic 2011 Christmas blaze sells for $500K The plot of land that held the Connecticut home where three young girls and their two grandparents died in a Christmas day fire has been sold, a report said Monday. Madonna Badger, who lost her five family members in the 2011 blaze, sold the .34 acre...
22:48, 05/27/2019

New memorial area dedicated at World Trade Center site The 9/11 Memorial Glade honors rescue and recovery workers who were sickened or died after responding to the Sept. 11 attacks.        ...
13:16, 05/31/2019

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
10:48, 05/27/2019

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
14:32, 05/29/2019

NASA photo showcases landing site for Mars 2020 A new photo captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shared online this week features the landing site for the space agency's Mars 2020 mission....
17:16, 05/28/2019

Paris plans 'Princess Diana Square' at site where she died Officials at Paris city hall have announced plans to name a small square after Diana, Princess of Wales, at the site of the car crash that killed the royal....
19:16, 05/30/2019

Italy revokes lease for site of Bannon's right-wing academy Italy's culture ministry has said it will revoke the lease on a state-owned monastery where a right-wing Roman Catholic institute close to former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had planned to train political activists....
08:00, 06/01/2019

This site makes it ridiculously easy to experiment with Apache Kafka Apache Kafka is a fascinating product that solves a problem that almost nobody has. If the Internet is a series of tubes (RIP Ted Stevens), Apache Kafka is the pipe that connects high-volume applications with their external components, like databases...
15:32, 06/12/2019

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
04:48, 06/04/2019

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
18:16, 06/08/2019

‘Everyone knows it will be a disaster’ – May’s invisible campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides, wan...
08:48, 05/22/2019

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
07:16, 06/11/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over. At best, six teams are likely vying for five spots, and if you believe the Indians are more house of...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Archaeological site in Mexico reveals sacrifice and cannibalization of Spanish conquistadors Excavations at the Zultepec-Tecoaque archaeological site in Tlaxcala, Mexico, have revealed that indigenous Acolhuas peoples captured a caravan of 550 conquistadors and their allies in 1520, kept them in captivity, and ate them over a period of nine ...
13:16, 05/09/2019

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Paris airport a yellow vest site in 25th week of protests Anti-government protests are taking place in France for a 25th straight week, including a demonstration at Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport where several people denounced privatization plans....
08:32, 05/04/2019

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
11:32, 05/22/2019

Eden Project plans $150m ecotourism site for Victorian coalmine Joint venture aims to turn Alcoa’s open-cut mine site into Anglesea project near Great Ocean RoadA UK charity that redeveloped a china clay quarry in Cornwall into a major ecotourism project has its eyes on Alcoa’s former coalmine in Anglesea, Victor...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
17:48, 06/11/2019

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
16:48, 06/11/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Indiana site helps dedicate expanded Lewis and Clark trail CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A historic site in southern Indiana is now part of a new 1,200-mile (1,931-kilometer) expansion of the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail. The News and Tribune reports national, state and local leaders gathered Monday at the Fall...
07:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than wh...
07:16, 06/10/2019

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

Voice, Data Recorders Recovered From Missing An-32 Plane Crash Site A rescue team has recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) of Russian-origin An-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force at the crash site in Arunachal Pradesh Friday, an......
04:00, 06/14/2019

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Hungary: Salvage efforts resume at site of sunken tour boat BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Preparations for salvage efforts of a sunken tour boat in the Danube River have resumed in Budapest. A diver could be seen Monday morning entering the water from a pontoon in the river, holding on to a ladder in the river as ...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Sudan's public prosecutor to investigate violence at protest site: SUNA Sudan's public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA said on Monday....
11:32, 06/03/2019

German Police Shut Down Major 'Darknet' Illegal Trading Site German police have shut down one of the world's largest illegal online markets in the so-called dark Web and arrested the three men allegedly running it....
08:48, 05/03/2019

Defying Macron, Austria's Kurz says ax European Parliament's Strasbourg site Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for the European Parliament to stop traveling to Strasbourg for a week each month, as part of a wider proposal to overhaul the treaty underpinning the European Union....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities have little interest in playing up a legacy of anti-Semitism, however....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Let Hindus build their temple at razed mosque site, some Indian Muslims say A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to concede the demand for a Hindu temple at the site of a razed mosque....
11:48, 05/23/2019

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
22:16, 05/22/2019

At Site of Her Death, Paris Wants to Rename Plaza ‘Princess Diana Square’ (PARIS) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunn...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Trump takes dig at Dems on disaster aid President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Democrats for holding up a disaster aid deal, and reupped his claims that Puerto Rico is receiving too much federal assistance.“Puerto Rico has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief,...
09:16, 05/06/2019

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
14:48, 05/30/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was sentenced to a fine....
08:32, 05/13/2019

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, but in recent years it has repurposed its militia into a force that’s often first to help in times of disaster...
18:48, 06/11/2019

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
23:16, 06/01/2019

| Not making top eight a 'disaster' for Kaizer Chiefs Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp said it was a disaster that the Soweto giants missed out on a place in the top eight of the Absa Premiership this season....
05:16, 05/12/2019

The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster Images the NHL wants to linger after an hard-fought overtime game: the jubilation of the goalscorer; his teammates erupting on the bench and spilling over to celebrate on the ice; the disappointment and hard-earned exhaustion of the losers, skating o...
09:00, 05/16/2019

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over Taiwan and the South China Sea....
00:48, 06/02/2019

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle carrying them flipped over during a training mission, officials said....
18:16, 06/06/2019

Chaluka: A Site so Remote, The Ancient Aleutians of Alaska Lived in Peace for Millennia Alaska is often referred to as the last frontier because of its unspoiled nature and sparse population.  ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
16:48, 05/24/2019

Urquhart Castle – Guardian of Loch Ness and The Site of Bloody Scottish Battles Urquhart Castle, overlooking Loch Ness from a rocky outcrop, is strategically placed in terms of defense and saw a great many conflicts during its 500 years as a medieval fortress ...
03:16, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site than wh...
07:16, 06/10/2019

Stock of Tinder’s parent company soars thanks to dating site’s ‘secret sauce’ Spring is in full swing — and Wall Street is gaga over Tinder again. Shares of Match Group, the hookup app’s parent company, soared 12 percent to $67.88 on news of hotter-than-expected growth in paid subscribers, as the app’s pricey “Tinder Gold” fea...
19:48, 05/08/2019

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
05:48, 05/23/2019

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
18:48, 06/12/2019

Teams Trek To Suspected Crash Site In Search For Missing Air Force Plane Search and rescue operations to locate a transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force that went missing on Monday started again this morning in the hilly terrain of Arunachal Pradesh. The AN-32......
21:00, 06/03/2019

This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who help corporations milk state and local governments for subsidies, is an excellent demonstration of why the entire practice should be illegal....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Vivaldi web browser now syncs Razer gaming peripherals to match the color of the site you’re on What do you reckon to a world in which you have chameleon peripherals such as a mouse and keyboard that change color to match the websites you’re looking at in your browser? If this floats your distinctly multi-colored boat, then hold onto you...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Change to Google Search site ranking should lead to more relevant mobile results Back in 2015, more Google searches were started from a mobile device than from the desktop for the first time. That led Google to announce plans in 2016 to use the mobile version of a website's content to rank pages and show "snippets" from that site...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — possibly exposing school kids across the street to long-buried mercury. They’re worried that work at ...
09:32, 05/18/2019

Ex-YouTube engineer reveals how video site worked to kill off Internet Explorer 6 (credit: Aurich Lawson) The year is 2009. YouTube, four years old, has become the Web's leading video site. Though Internet Explorer 6 was far from current—it had been superseded by versions 7 and 8—it nonetheless made up some 18 percent of YouTube...
12:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
15:48, 05/30/2019

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
15:32, 05/30/2019

Senate eyes next week for disaster aid vote The Senate is aiming for a vote next week on disaster aid, according to Senate aides.A vote on the multibillion-dollar aid package, which has yet to be finalized, would make good on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s calls for the chamber to pa...
05:16, 05/14/2019

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
15:32, 05/02/2019

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
16:32, 06/05/2019

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Senate passes massive disaster aid package The Senate passed a long-awaited bipartisan disaster aid package on Thursday after reaching a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump. In a 85-8 vote, the Senate approved a multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill, which will assist states devasta...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
00:32, 05/22/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
21:32, 06/03/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
12:48, 05/28/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
13:48, 05/28/2019

A Guide to Surviving Your Kid's Nighttime Vomit Disaster The first time my daughter vomited, I yelled in terror and then she cried. She was two and had caught a stomach bug from her daycare. I felt like a terrible mom and said, “Oh, I’m sorry, baby—it’s okay, it’s okay, it’s okay, it’s okay.” But it was no...
13:48, 05/17/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to Pres...
19:48, 06/03/2019

'We stood in shock': what happens to a city after a disaster? A cartoon After Maria is a graphic novella by Dr Gemma Sou and John Cei Douglas about a family’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017On 20 September 2017, Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, a US territory that is home to 3.3 mil...
15:48, 05/03/2019

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
10:32, 06/07/2019

TV writer David Milch, creator of 'NYPD Blue,' 'Deadwood, reveals he has Alzheimer's Milch, 74, said his Alzheimer's symptoms began about five years ago when began having trouble with memory recall and controlling his temper. Eventually, the brain disorder began to have an impact on his writing.       ...
11:00, 04/28/2019

Princess Diana Plaza? Paris wants to name site of royal's fatal 1997 crash after her Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal.        ...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Another Santa Anita horse death puts Breeders' Cup site in greater jeopardy Another horse has died at Santa Anita, putting tje Breeders' Cup site in great jeopardy. There has been 27 horses who died since later December.       ...
19:16, 06/07/2019

The World's Best Crowdfunding Site Releases Incredible New Rules and Guidelines to Help Protect Amazing Backers After launching a little over a decade ago, it didn’t take long for Kickstarter to become more than a place for amateur inventors to sell their ideas to the public. It soon became fraught with failures, scams, and over-promises of countless products’...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Ultra-nationalist Jews' visit stokes Palestinian anger at Jerusalem holy site Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police streamed their way into the Jerusalem compound revered both in Judaism and Islam on Sunday, resulting in violence between police and outraged Muslim worshippers....
13:32, 06/02/2019

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
14:48, 05/23/2019

Disaster bill highlights inconsistency in voting records WASHINGTON (AP) — A $19 billion disaster aid bill crawling through Congress highlights the inconsistency of lawmakers, mostly conservatives, who stood resolute against such aid six years ago but demand it now that their states are under water. Then, ...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Congress on cusp of delivering long-overdue disaster aid WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is rushing to wrap up a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid package, but only after Democrats insisted on jettisoning President Donald Trump’s $4.5 billion request to handle an unprecedented influx of migrants at th...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
11:48, 06/03/2019

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage, reports are coming out that the stadium might be ...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
18:00, 05/25/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
17:00, 05/30/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
09:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division The long wait for Oleksandr Usyk's debut at heavyweight will continue The post Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division appeared first on Boxing News....
03:16, 05/08/2019

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
09:16, 05/24/2019

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
00:00, 06/02/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
16:32, 06/03/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
17:48, 05/28/2019

Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change | Kate Aronoff The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usualLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all as...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tweeted a photo of himself holding the signed bill i...
12:16, 06/06/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of the most powerful men in Washington. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed Tuesday after...
13:32, 05/14/2019

Down to his last ball, Tiger avoided disaster and still won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 He won by 15 shots. It was mind-blowing then. The legend of it has only grown since. But there's a secret about that tournament even Tiger didn't know until months after history was made....
07:32, 06/11/2019

Twelfth body found after Budapest boat disaster Police said they had found the body of a twelfth South Korean tourist a week after a pleasure boat capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, killing an estimated 28 people....
04:16, 06/05/2019

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
00:48, 06/04/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
11:32, 05/10/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
17:48, 06/03/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senat...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to t...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
06:16, 05/22/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
19:16, 05/22/2019

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it as being on par with a WrestleMania only made it ...
10:48, 06/08/2019

NYT: Pilots in Boeing simulation had 40 seconds to avert disaster Flight simulations recreating the problems suspected to be responsible for the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane last year gave pilots under 40 seconds to override a malfunctioning system, according to a report in the New York Times....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Mike Francesa: I predicted Kentucky Derby disaster Mike Francesa is usually in the wrong. But on this Saturday, May 4 ,2019 — mark it down — he may be right. And he won’t let you forget it, “I said it to my wife as soon [as I saw it],” the gasbag told WFAN peer Kim Jones...
19:00, 05/04/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
09:16, 04/29/2019

Google promises to block cross-site cookies and fingerprinting in Chrome, announces ads transparency extension Chrome will soon protect users from cross-site cookies and fingerprinting. Google also plans to launch an open source ads transparency browser extension.Read More...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Cohousing in the UK: the new-build house model bringing the commune into the 21st century with eco-friendly design and an on-site gym The enterprising project in Cambridge is deliberately intergenerational, with working couples, young families and downsizing retirees all living together....
02:48, 05/08/2019

China’s state party posts defiant message about trade war with U.S. on social media site The Chinese government posted a defiant message about its trade war with the U.S. on social media. "Bully us, wishful thinking!” it said in part.        ...
18:16, 05/14/2019

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at Stonewall Inn, a historic LGBT site in New York Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn Friday night in New York, singing "Shake It Off" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.        ...
14:16, 06/15/2019

Google Maps update could save your life during a natural disaster Google has announced that its SOS Alerts are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system during hurricanes, earthquakes and floods to help users stay safe....
22:48, 06/07/2019

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
08:48, 05/30/2019

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
04:48, 05/22/2019

Cyclone batters Bangladesh after major disaster averted in India Cyclone Fani left a trail of destruction in eastern India but evacuations appeared to have saved many lives. The weakened storm is now threatening low-lying Bangladesh....
12:16, 05/04/2019

Horse runs 2019 Preakness Stakes alone in Bodexpress disaster He got off his high horse — literally. Legendary jockey John Velazquez was thrown off his steed, Bodexpress, right out of the gate of the 2019 Preakness Stakes on Saturday in Baltimore, Md. Bodexpress managed to run the majority of the track, f...
17:32, 05/18/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the money....
01:48, 06/05/2019

Trump eases regulations adopted after BP Deepwater Horizon disaster Environmental groups oppose loosening Obama-era regulations as Trump pushes to expand offshore drillingThe Trump administration on Thursday moved to ease safety regulations adopted after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon blowout, the worst offshore oil d...
14:48, 05/02/2019

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican conservatives blocked the bill from advancing on t...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure, by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican objec...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
17:32, 06/03/2019

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
16:16, 06/03/2019

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

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Mississippi seeks seafood disaster amid spillway complaints JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor is asking that the federal government declare a fisheries disaster as water from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what’s normally a saltwater estuary. The unprecedented second opening o...
13:00, 06/07/2019

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost four mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that it’s “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging feeling that we all may be hurtling towards a ...
08:32, 05/24/2019

io9 What We Know About the Disaster That Made Picard Quit Starfleet | Jalopnik What Car Repairs Are io9 What We Know About the Disaster That Made Picard Quit Starfleet | Jalopnik What Car Repairs Are Worth It? | Skillet Chick-fil-A’s Secret Ingredient Isn’t Pickle Juice, It’s MSG | Kotaku One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 20...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Mike Maccagnan’s Jets tenure wasn’t total disaster The Post takes a look look at the highs and lows of Mike Maccagnan’s tenure as the Jets’ general manager which came to an end on Wednesday: Highs Sam Darnold: Trading up to land the USC quarterback in last year’s draft — Maccagnan dealt t...
19:16, 05/15/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at the southwestern border....
22:32, 05/07/2019

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
15:16, 05/23/2019

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster They enter the Subway Series coming off a win and tied for first place in the AL East. Yet make no mistake the Yankees are limping and not far away from needing walkers. Hours after losing Domingo German, the staff leader in wins, to the injured list...
16:16, 06/09/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
14:48, 05/23/2019

Disaster relief package on fast track after Shelby relents Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is caving on his demand to add a key parochial provision to a long-stalled disaster aid bill, potentially clearing the way for its passage later this week. The Alabama Republican agreed to drop the fight...
22:16, 05/20/2019

New Zealand investigators re-enter disaster-stricken mine after eight years Mining experts on Tuesday re-entered a coal mine shuttered for more than eight years after one of New Zealand's worst industrial disasters killed 29 men, the government said, looking to investigate the cause and retrieve the remains of victims....
21:32, 05/20/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways and hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, lawmakers from ...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Grey's Anatomy Sets Up Disaster Ahead of Its Season 15 Finale Oh boy, Grey's Anatomy. Oh. Boy. Just when we were thinking it had been a minute since a catastrophe, the ABC drama handed us a couple at once as fog rolled in over Seattle at a......
20:32, 05/09/2019

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
14:16, 06/15/2019

UN chief warns of ‘total disaster’ if global warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That’s because the alternative “would m...
14:32, 05/09/2019

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
15:32, 05/27/2019

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
23:00, 06/15/2019

Tiger Woods has special round turn into Memorial disaster DUBLIN, Ohio — Something special was brewing at Muirfield Village Saturday. Until it wasn’t. Tiger Woods teased golf fans during his third round of the Memorial Tournament, looking like he was about to punch it into Masters-winning mode and at least ...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
11:16, 05/24/2019

Serena Williams flirts with disaster at French Open — and then she screams PARIS — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. What made the miscue so bothersome? She’d already droppe...
16:00, 05/27/2019

Shelby push for harbor money adds to disaster aid impasse A parochial push from Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby is one of several factors complicating already-stalled negotiations on a disaster relief package.Shelby is pressing for language in the disaster aid bill that would free up more mone...
15:48, 05/08/2019

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
16:16, 06/04/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed merger another two months until June 29th. However, even if the FCC ends up approving the deal, after se...
16:48, 04/29/2019

YouTube recommended a Russian media site thousands of times for analysis of Mueller’s report, a watchdog group says YouTube recommended one video source above all others to viewers seeking information, a watchdog says: RT, the global media operation funded by the Russian government....
10:32, 04/28/2019

House Approves Disaster Relief and Puerto Rico Aid Over Trump’s Opposition The House again passed a massive bill to help the victims of floods, hurricanes and tornadoes, but President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico relief could doom it....
10:48, 05/10/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for...
11:32, 05/10/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
02:48, 05/09/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfire...
12:48, 05/28/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Homeland Security watchdog will get an outside review after flawed disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and other Republicans who oppose providing more aid to Puerto Rico....
12:00, 05/10/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
23:48, 05/30/2019

Quentin Tarantino courts disaster by asking audiences not to spoil Once Upon A Time In Hollywood There’s no easier way to be an anonymous asshole in this day and age than to be a spoiler guy. As we recently saw with Avengers: Endgame and Game Of Thrones, nothing tickles the egg avatars more than turning social media into a minefield for people w...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Trump pledges more disaster money to Florida, says Puerto Rico should be ‘grateful’ WASHINGTON – At a campaign rally in Panama City Beach Florida, President Trump promised Floridians more disaster dollars, while suggesting Puerto Ricans should be “grateful” for his administration’s response. The president pledged to give $448 ...
05:48, 05/09/2019

'Morning Joe' guest blasts AG Barr as DOJ reverses on ObamaCare: 'Unmitigated disaster' Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson had some harsh words for Attorney General William Barr as his Justice Department faced criticism for changing its position on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) -- arguing that the entire law, rather than just par...
16:00, 05/14/2019

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measur...
11:00, 05/24/2019

House passes revamped disaster relief package despite Trump eruptions House Democrats pushed through another multibillion-dollar disaster aid offer Friday — a vote that will be in vain if they can’t strike a deal that defuses President Donald Trump’s hostility toward funneling more money to Puerto Rico.In the legislati...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
02:32, 06/08/2019

McConnell aims to pass disaster aid before Memorial Day amid fresh snags Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on the Senate on Tuesday to pass a disaster aid package before the Memorial Day recess. “We need to get this done,” McConnell (R-Ky.) said at a news conference. “We need to pass it out of the Senate bef...
17:16, 05/07/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Warns of ‘Total Disaster’ If Global Warming Isn’t Stopped UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible. That’s because the alt...
14:48, 05/08/2019

President Trump signs long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill President Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill to help areas devastated by storms and flooding, overcoming months of infighting and a feud between the commander-in-chief and congressional Democrats. “Just signed Dis...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Congress Reaches Deal on Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Mets end Keon Broxton disaster, designate frustrated outfielder for assignment The Mets have seen enough of Keon Broxton. The slumping outfielder was designated for assignment on Friday the team announced, a day after striking out with the bases loaded to end a 7-6 loss to the Nationals. He has just one hit in his last 25 at-ba...
19:00, 05/17/2019

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy comp...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Davey Martinez's Meltdown Saved Him From Watching Yet Another Nationals Bullpen Disaster The Nationals, sitting at 19–31 on the season and having won just one series since mid-April, very much have the look of a pile of crap. It’s not clear that the organization has accepted this as anything other than a phase, but the time is fast appro...
21:32, 05/23/2019

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
16:32, 05/23/2019

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressio...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, it has felt, sometimes, like a breakthrough year for climate action. Given the rapid emergence of so...
05:00, 06/06/2019

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

After EU election disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections....
07:00, 05/27/2019

Seven South Koreans dead, hope dims for missing in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat with South Korean tourists onboard sank on the Danube river in Budapest, with seven people confirmed dead and 21 missing....
07:16, 05/30/2019

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections....
09:48, 05/27/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Trump says ending family separation practice was a ‘disaster’ that led to surge in border crossings The president told Fox News that crossings have gone up ‘ten times’ since the practice ended while government data says there has been a sixfold increase....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar plan to send extra aid their way. The more than 70...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Farmers feel the pain as lawmakers haggle over delayed disaster relief plan Lawmakers in both parties typically work together to send help quickly following a natural disaster. But this time, aid for farmers like Greg Mims has gotten tangled up inside a massive $17 billion disaster relief bill....
09:16, 05/07/2019

Divers find body from Budapest boat disaster, salvage plan begins Divers found a body in the wreckage of a pleasure boat on Wednesday a week after the vessel capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, officials said, as crews prepared for salvage operations....
07:16, 06/05/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
16:16, 06/03/2019

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
17:16, 06/06/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mist...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Why this CEO says nuclear power is 'really safe' Ian Chapman of the U.K. Atomic Energy Authority discusses the production of fusion energy. He also weighs in on the role of nuclear power in a low-carbon energy mix....
06:48, 06/06/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the ...
15:00, 06/06/2019

NHL's officiating disaster in Sharks-Blues game proves league needs to revamp rules SportsPulse: Kevin Allen says that the series of officiating blunders in the 2019 NHL playoffs is proof the league must look into rule changes.        ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Interior Dept. to Detail Its Rollback of Safety Rules Dating From the Deepwater Horizon Disaster The loosening of regulations on offshore drilling equipment has been a been a key piece of President Trump’s efforts to ease restrictions on fossil fuel companies....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Korea's fingerprint practice helps experts identify Danube boat disaster victims South Korea's practice of fingerprinting all adult citizens has helped forensic experts identify all of the bodies recovered so far from a boat crash in Budapest that killed 28 people, most of them South Korean tourists, officials said on Thursday....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Hawaii volcano eruption: Recovery stalled as Hawaiians confront lava disaster 1 year later A year after lava began flowing in what would become Hawaii's most destructive volcano eruption in decades, thousands are still struggling to recover.        ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Germany Is Wrong About Nuclear Power Volkswagen’s boss is right to criticize his country’s decision to privilege coal over atomic power. Berlin is a long way from hitting its climate targets....
02:48, 06/04/2019

Iran nuclear deal: what has Tehran said and what happens next? Hassan Rouhani’s move to alter commitments amid crippling US sanctions outlinedLive: follow the latest US politics newsIran has suspended commitments it made under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, which lifted sanctions on the country in exchange ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Bill de Blasio is reportedly going to announce a 2020 run for president, but all signs point to his campaign being a disaster in the making Lucas Jackson/Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a 2020 presidential campaign next week, the New York Daily News reported on Friday. De Blasio would be the 22nd candidate to join the Democratic presidential field, but all sign...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a disaster. The vote was 102-29. The next step will be a state Senate hearing....
14:48, 05/02/2019

Iran Edges Toward Nuclear Stockpile Limits The International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran remains in compliance with its main commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement despite Tehran’s warning it would disregard limits on its stockpile of materials that can be used in the production of n...
13:32, 05/31/2019

5 questions about Iran's nuclear deal announcement Iran has announced it will no longer fully comply with the landmark nuclear deal it signed with the United States and five other nations in 2015, following Washington's own reneging on the agreement and increased diplomatic and military pressure on T...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Trump: I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons President Trump spoke about Iran in an interview on Fox. Trump emphasized that he isn't looking for war, but he just doesn't want Iran to have nuclear weapons.        ...
06:32, 05/20/2019

Iran To Suspend Some Nuclear Deal Commitments Iran has decided to suspend some of its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with major powers abandoned by Washington last year, the foreign ministry announced on Wednesday....
00:48, 05/08/2019

Former UN chief says risks of nuclear conflict 'are higher' Former U.N. secretary-general Ban Ki-moon says the risks of nuclear conflict "are higher than they have been in several decades" and it's past time for the five nuclear powers to take steps toward disarmament....
15:00, 06/12/2019

What Europe Can and Can’t Do to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal European countries were key to negotiating the landmark 2015 international accord that restricted Iran’s nuclear program in return for relief from sanctions that had strangled its economy. ...
13:16, 05/14/2019

EU and Britain condemn U.S. oil and nuclear sanctions on Iran The United States' allies in Europe have criticized its recent decisions to restrict oil trade with Iran and to limit the extension of waivers for nuclear non-proliferation projects....
10:00, 05/04/2019

Is it time we gave nuclear power another chance? 350 parts per million. That's the figure scientists agree is the "safe" upper limit of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere. Beyond that point, it's increasingly likely that our planet will become inhospitable for the humans that cling to its s...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Iran halts some commitments under nuclear deal Iran has officially stopped some commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers following an order from its national security council, an informed official in the country's atomic energy body told the ISNA news agency on Wednesday....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Iran scraps 'some commitments' to nuclear deal Iranian state media says Tehran has sent letters reducing its commitments under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran was said to be placing the blame on some signatories that it said had capitulated to US pressure....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Iran's commitments under its nuclear deal Iran's president on Wednesday threatened to reduce his country's implementation of its nuclear commitments under its landmark 2015 deal with major powers....
05:32, 05/08/2019

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
10:32, 05/24/2019

Old rule obstructs Trump nuclear agenda A key agency that isn't on board with President Trump's "energy dominance agenda" could hamstring the administration's efforts to sell more advanced nuclear power plants abroad....
20:16, 06/13/2019

The Latest: FM says Iran is committed to nuclear deal DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 7 a.m. Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed...
23:32, 05/15/2019

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

Beginning of the end for Iran nuclear deal, expert says Lina Khatib, head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, discusses Iran's announcement that would stop complying with parts of the Iranian nuclear deal....
09:32, 05/08/2019

Israel won't let Iran get nuclear weaponry: Netanyahu Israel will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weaponry, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, reiterating a long-held Israeli position after Tehran announced it was scaling back some of its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal....
02:48, 05/08/2019

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

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature....
19:48, 06/03/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added ...
15:32, 05/23/2019

IKEA website down: IKEA UK site issues affect users looking for Bank Holiday opening times IKEA's site appears to be down in the UK as frustrated users attempt to navigate the website looking for more information about local store opening hours and delivery information...
07:32, 05/06/2019

It may become impossible to tell if Iran starts making a nuclear bomb US hostility to arms control treaties has put Iran back on a path to building nuclear weapons, and inspectors could be left blind if the deal collapses...
14:48, 05/09/2019

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions between Iran and the U.S. escalated....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
09:48, 05/31/2019

IEA rings alarm bell on phasing out nuclear energy A steep decline in nuclear energy capacity will threaten climate goals and power supply security unless advanced economies find a way to extend the lifespan of their reactors, the International Energy Agency said....
18:16, 05/27/2019

Russia 'probably' violating nuclear test ban treaty, top US official says Claim by Lt Gen Robert Ashley draws scepticism as nuclear test watchdog says monitoring system has detected nothing unusualThe head of the US defence intelligence agency has claimed that Russia has “probably” been violating the nuclear test ban treat...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
09:32, 06/11/2019