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Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

Enlarge / Actress Jessica Biel supporting prominent anti-vaxxer Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in an effort to protect non-medical vaccine exemptions. (credit: Instragram) Anti-vaccine advocates received a blow in New York Thursday as s...

Anti-vaxxers defeated: NY bans exemptions as doctors vote to step up fight

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State doctors’ group wants ban on religious exemptions for vaccines ALBANY— The state’s top doctors’ group Monday backed legislation aimed at cracking down on the measles outbreak by banning religious exemptions for vaccinations. “The Medical Society of the State of New York is . . . asking our NYS legislators to aut...
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02:32, 05/10/2019

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09:00, 06/10/2019

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09:16, 04/28/2019

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02:16, 06/13/2019

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago.More than 100 peop...
05:16, 06/11/2019

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16:16, 06/14/2019

Britain's May says she will step down on June 7 Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would step down on June 7, succumbing to calls in her governing Conservative Party to make way for a new leader to try to break an impasse over Britain's departure from the European Union....
03:16, 05/24/2019

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Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic - just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against his parents' will....
10:00, 05/21/2019

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22:00, 06/04/2019

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Doctors may be required to get patient consent for pelvic exams during surgery Savanah Harshbarger estimates she performed as many as 10 pelvic exams last year on patients before gynecologic surgeries, feeling for fibroid tumors or other abnormalities. The Duke University medical student said the experience was a revelation. “I...
09:00, 05/13/2019

Doctors Arrested For Abetting Junior's Suicide Sent To Judicial Custody A special court Friday sent three doctors of a state-run hospital, arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleague, to judicial custody till June 10....
13:32, 05/31/2019

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in California to strike down President Trump’s recent conscience protection mandate, issued via the Department...
18:32, 05/31/2019

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiting times for medical procedures and stem the flow of underpaid doctors seeking jobs abroad. Polish me...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attempts to perform emergency heart surgery on the man went slightly awry at one point, when a flash fire s...
17:32, 06/02/2019

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike that has crippled medical services in the state....
09:48, 06/14/2019

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday added protections for medical workers so they won't be forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide if doing so violates their faith....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India to demand safety after attack Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata were attacked, leaving services in many government-run health facilities paralyzed....
05:16, 06/14/2019

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses.       ...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no doctors are currently willing to terminate pregnancies. The Pacific Daily News reported Friday that Dem...
16:00, 06/15/2019

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mass resembling a “quail’s egg” that turned out to be a tapeworm....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. The decline has raised concern that military medica...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Cops say touching fentanyl is making them sick. Impossible, doctors say. Reports tell of cops overdosing by accidentally touching fentanyl on the job. "The odds are zero," a doctor says. So what's really going on?        ...
10:16, 04/29/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
20:16, 05/06/2019

Doctors go underground as Syrian government attacks rebel northwest In part of northern Syria's last rebel enclave, doctors have pulled back into cave shelters to treat the wounded and protect their patients from a government offensive that has hit health centers and hospitals....
08:32, 05/08/2019

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
07:48, 06/12/2019

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die that has split his family and country....
13:48, 05/20/2019

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting after a colleague at a government hospital was......
04:32, 06/16/2019

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said they would not return to work. This came after yet......
20:16, 06/15/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blocked 770,000 players, 300,000 account creations and 4,000 cheat seller accounts. The company says th...
08:00, 05/03/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
09:32, 05/22/2019

Take the first step toward a coding career with this $11 JavaScript Course With 299 lectures, more than 30 hours of content and 70 different hands-on exercises, this training will have even a coding first-timer grasping the driving concepts behind JavaScript as well as the tools to use it to its fullest potential....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Step Into Spring With a New Pair of Clarks, Now 20% Off New shoes, new you — I know that’s not the saying, but it should be. Especially because Clarks is taking 20% off almost everything on site for men, women, and kids, and that’s sure to put a spring in your step this season. Just use promo code SPRING ...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Atalanta take big step towards first Champions League "Atalanta took another big step towards their first Champions League participation when a 2-1 over Genoa lifted them to third in Serie A on Saturday."...
10:16, 05/11/2019

The new Apple TV app is here – a step towards a Netflix rival, or something else? Apple has unveiled big changes to its TV app, rolling out visual improvements and setting things up to integrate the hotly anticipated Apple TV Plus streaming service later this year.The app is now live on Apple TV devices, iPads, iPhones and iPods (...
11:48, 05/13/2019

The New Apple TV Is a Stuttering Step in the Right Direction One of the more exciting things about iOS 12.3, ostensibly, is that it allows you to get offline access to movies and shows that had no legal offline access before this. Only you’ll have to pay Apple for that privilege.Read more......
05:16, 05/15/2019

Step Up and Get a Fitbit Alta HR For an All-Time Low of $75 It is time to start tracking your steps! If you haven’t gotten a Fitbit yet, now is the time to jump on the bandwagon. The popular fitness trackers count steps, monitor your heart rate, track your sleep, and can do so much more, depending on which mo...
15:48, 05/08/2019

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Instinct keeps Vondrousova one step ahead Backhands and forehands can be manufactured on the practice courts but no amount of coaching can arm a player with the natural instinct Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has used to reach the French Open final....
16:00, 06/07/2019

'When you find something you can relate to, that's a step forward' Cheyenne Woods was playing in an event at Wilshire Country Club in Los Angeles earlier this year when she was introduced to a family who had come to watch her. They had never played golf, or even seen the sport live, but Woods had captured their imag...
05:32, 05/20/2019

12 trendy sandals to put some spring in your step From throwback athleisure looks to chic strappy heels, here are a dozen of the hottest spring and summer sandal trends to shop right now. Sporty spice Serve up ’90s nostalgia with thick, comfy soles. Tie one on Sexy strappy styles for the beach...
09:16, 05/06/2019

Warriors’ Draymond Green must step it up, or it’s all over TORONTO — Draymond Green had played like a ball of fire entering the NBA Finals, taking advantage of Kevin Durant’s absence by having the ball in his hands more and pushing the pace for the Warriors. While Green’s numbers are mostly solid, he has bee...
03:48, 06/09/2019

US medical group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring d...
08:16, 05/25/2019

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
07:00, 06/13/2019

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

Indian doctors to widen strike demanding improved safety after attack A leading Indian doctors' association called for a nationwide strike on Monday, stepping up protests by medical staff demanding better security at hospitals after an attack on doctors in Kolkata....
08:16, 06/14/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Doctors thought this woman had a brain tumor but it was actually a tapeworm festering in her skull A New York woman who was prepared for a long battle against brain cancer got some shocking news when doctors finally opened up her skull. 42-year-old Rachel Palma had been experiencing some bizarre symptoms that prompted doctors to perform a scan of ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were not being used as directed....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $4.6 billion each year, researchers concluded in a study released Tuesday. Visit Business Insider's ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

Heat Wave Conditions In Rajasthan, Leaves of Churu Doctors Cancelled There was no let-up in heatwave conditions in most parts of Rajasthan and with Churu district touching 50.3 degree Celsius it became the hottest area in the country....
23:48, 06/06/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria early last year....
18:00, 05/06/2019

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers said, some 12 hours after medics switched off the man's life support against his parents' will....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Doctors' Strike Started After Mamata Banerjee's "Threat": Health Minister Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today blamed Mamata Banerjee for the nationwide protests by doctors against the attack on a junior doctor in West Bengal earlier this week. Doctors in several......
01:32, 06/14/2019

Tottenham doctors followed protocol with Jan Vertonghen injury, insists Mauricio Pochettino Mauricio Pochettino insists Tottenham medical staff followed protocol in allowing Jan Vertonghen to return to the pitch against Ajax despite a serious head injury which left him unable to walk down the tunnel moments later....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Union Minister Urges States To Enact Law Protecting Doctors From Violence Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today asked states to consider enacting specific legislation for protecting doctors and medical professionals from any form of violence in the wake of the recent......
09:00, 06/15/2019

As Bengal Doctors Strike, Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency wards, outdoor facilities and pathological units. A......
01:32, 06/14/2019

Government Blames Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Protest Spreads: 10 Points Scores of doctors across several states have boycotted work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur......
01:32, 06/14/2019

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terrifying situation currently playing out for a 28-year-old woman in Minneapolis: She has seen dozens of...
13:16, 06/13/2019

300 Doctors Quit In Bengal, Centre Blames Mamata Banerjee: 10 Points Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolkata escalated on Friday. Demanding better security......
09:48, 06/14/2019

Kevin Durant's injury is proof: Athletes need their own doctors | Etan Thomas Throughout my NBA career, I watched too many teammates pay dearly for playing through pain at the urging of doctors who put the interests of the team before the welfare of the athleteOn Monday night, NBA fans around the world tuned in to what should ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

LIVE Updates: Mamata Banerjee Again Invites Agitating Doctors To Meet Her Nearly 300 doctors resigned from government hospitals in West Bengal as their protest against an attack on their colleagues earlier this week in Kolkata escalated on Friday....
22:00, 06/14/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion funds, it’s hard to know what you can do to help....
10:00, 05/20/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
20:48, 06/01/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
07:16, 05/19/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
18:32, 05/29/2019

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

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
03:00, 05/31/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
21:16, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans extremists, 'dangerous individuals' Multiple extremist figures, including Infowars' Alex Jones and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned from Facebook and Instagram. The social media giant has tried to cut down on extremist content....
23:00, 05/02/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
05:32, 05/07/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden to step down Esquire editor-in-chief Jay Fielden told staffers on Thursday that he is exiting the venerable but struggling men’s title at the end of June, the latest high-level departure at Hearst Magazines. No replacement was named amid signs that deeper cuts at...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Windows 10 is a step closer to never needing passwords Microsoft's vision of a passwordless future is one step closer to becoming a reality now that the company has gained official FIDO2 certification for Windows 10's biometric authentication system, Windows Hello.The certification is for the W...
18:32, 05/09/2019

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made people wonder if the festival would continue. Matt Noble is one of many beekeepers in the county. He ...
22:48, 06/10/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlining the importance of “earnest attempts” to find a peaceful resolution to years of simmering conflict...
14:00, 04/28/2019

Sorry, fitness fanatics: Your 10,000-step goal is bogus Since the dawn of our Fitbit, step-tracking culture, we’ve been programed to strive for 10,000 steps a day — and to feel guilty if we haven’t hit that daily benchmark. But a new study out of Harvard Medical School says that less may be more when it c...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after Griffin meets with his disgruntled star next month in California for a frank face-to-face. “Yeah, we’ll visit together...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt to step down from board Google parent company Alphabet Inc said on Tuesday former chairman and chief executive officer of the internet search giant, Eric Schmidt, will step down from its board at the end of his term in June....
14:16, 04/30/2019

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
19:16, 06/11/2019

South Africa's Massmart CEO Hayward to step down The chief executive of Massmart, Guy Hayward, will step down before the end of 2019 after being at the helm for five years, the South African retailer said on Monday....
00:16, 05/06/2019

Dutch lawmakers step up tax demands on multinationals Dutch lawmakers have launched an inquiry into how to make multinationals pay their fair share of tax, after public criticism that government reforms do not go far enough....
05:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Massmart CEO to step down Massmart Chief Executive Guy Hayward will step down before the end of 2019 after being at the helm for five years, the South African retailer said on Monday....
01:16, 05/06/2019

Aaron Judge’s next comeback step is a crucial one Aaron Judge threw strongly and accurately to bases from right field Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Now the Yankees’ right fielder will begin taking batting practice in the indoor cage this weekend as he comes back from a strained left oblique ...
08:32, 05/31/2019

Trump takes first step toward U.S. ban on Huawei products The U.S. has warned its allies not to source 5G networking equipment from Huawei. The company, already considered a threat to U.S. national security, is the global leader in networking gear and is currently the second largest smartphone manufacturer ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the company, Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said in an internal memo seen by Reuters....
15:32, 06/07/2019

Man City's possible Champions League ban a step closer Manchester City are facing a possible ban from the Champions League as UEFA's financial body today deliberates its judgment over an investigation into the club's spending. ...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Ex-Facebook exec recommends Zuckerberg step down as CEO SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook’s former security chief is disagreeing with calls to break up the social network. Instead, Alex Stamos believes the way to fix problems is for Mark Zuckerberg to step aside as CEO. Facebook co-found...
14:32, 05/24/2019

How Jason Day tries to stay one step ahead of the pain CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jason Day wants to repeat what he did a year ago, which is win the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow. What he doesn’t want is a repeat of what has occurred too often in his career, which is finding himself hampered by an inju...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
07:32, 06/08/2019

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

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods of overconsumption and calorie cutting in an effort to build muscle, according to doctors....
19:32, 06/08/2019

I know antidepressant withdrawal symptoms are real. Why didn’t doctors? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett Like many, I’ve experienced severe side-effects from withdrawal. Now clinicians are starting to take them seriouslyIt’s something of a relief to see before you, written down in black and white, what you have known to be true for a long time: in this ...
06:16, 05/30/2019

Brazil Fails to Replace Cuban Doctors, Hurting Health Care of 28 Million After Cuba recalled 8,517 doctors from Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, the country’s new president, told Brazilians “we can solve this problem.” So far, he has failed, with millions paying the price....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Live Updates: Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Stalemate Continues The doctors' strike in West Bengal entered the sixth day today.On Saturday evening, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she acceptedall valid demands of the protesting......
02:00, 06/16/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure....
01:16, 06/11/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
17:32, 05/25/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Airlines Turn to Doctors With Goal of Limiting Long Flights’ Negative Effects There are meditation apps, exercise programs and herbal teas. Are they effective? “Standing up and walking to the restroom” may work just as well, one expert says....
14:48, 04/29/2019

Hospitals Join Strike Call In Support Of Doctors In West Bengal: Updates Doctors' Strike Live Updates: Healthcare services at several government and private hospitals in parts of the country are likely to take a hit as scores of doctors have decided to boycott work for a......
22:32, 06/16/2019

All-India Doctors' Strike Today, AIIMS Alleges Doctor Abused: 10 Points A massive strike by doctors across the country today - to be held in solidarity with doctors in West Bengal who agreed for talks with the government after six days of protest - will hit medical......
22:32, 06/16/2019

Honduras deploys security forces as doctors and teachers demand president's resignation Demonstrators demand president’s exit as privatization reforms spark fears for education and health servicesHonduran security forces with teargas and live bullets have been deployed to quell a wave of nationwide protests led by doctors and teachers d...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Junior Doctors Reject Mamata Banerjee's Offer, Continue Strike: 10 Points West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's offer to hold talks and resolve the doctors' stir in Bengal, which has now spread to other parts of the country, has been rejected by the junior doctors......
23:32, 06/14/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer host videos that glorified fascist views or materi...
14:48, 06/05/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The President's executive order gives the federal gover...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station has said, adding that its staff members’ work perm...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
14:16, 06/01/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. Thi...
07:48, 06/07/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and ...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Texas city bans abortion, says it’s a ‘sanctuary’ for unborn WASKOM, Texas (AP) — A small Texas city has passed a local abortion ban and declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Right to Life of East Texas says the vote Tuesday by the all-male Waskom City Council means the city along the ...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON (AP) — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to ...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the president's office said....
04:00, 04/29/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Huawei has begun to feel the effects of U.S. moves to curb its access to U.S. technology as Google cut access to some of its Android services on Huawei smartphones and a German chip supplier said it was cutting deliveries to the Chinese giant....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
14:00, 05/29/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
21:16, 05/14/2019

YouTube bans videos that promote superiority and discrimination Google is engaged in an ongoing battle against the misuse of its YouTube video platform, with the tech giant changing its policies around what content is allowed on its service on a semi-regular basis.The latest amendment to what’s known as Yo...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s...
05:16, 06/07/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
02:16, 05/22/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
23:32, 05/15/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
08:48, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanctions on a former Venezuelan intelligence official who broke with the government of President Nicolas ...
14:32, 05/07/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
04:32, 05/21/2019

Rally at Supreme Court to stop abortion bans Activists were joined by members of Congress to rally near the Supreme Court on "National Day of Action to Stop the Bans" on abortion. (May 21)        ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer — and permanently bann...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
21:16, 05/02/2019

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

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restric...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Next step in Assange extradition case due in UK court on Friday WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is due before a London court on Friday, facing the next stage of a U.S. attempt to try him on spying charges after Britain's interior minister said he had validated the American extradition request....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Prepping For "Next Step", Says Akhilesh Yadav After Meeting Mayawati Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav, after meeting with alliance partner Mayawati on Monday, spoke about prepping for "the next step", ahead of results on May 23 Thursday....
07:00, 05/20/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO; Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors said Osamu Masuko will step down as its CEO on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia. Masuko, 70, will retain his role as chairman of the board, Mitsubishi said in a statement....
06:32, 05/17/2019

The iPhone 11 may be a disappointingly minor step up from older iPhones The hype train for the iPhone 11 has started, so we've been hearing leaks left, right and center, each with more outlandish features than the last – but it looks like the upcoming handset could simply be a minuscule upgrade over the iPhon...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Expert: Boeing parts review by FAA important step Boeing is telling some airlines flying its 737 to replace a part on the planes' wings, a move that could affect more than 100 planes. Boeing says it is working with the Federal Aviation Administration and has contacted 737 operators. (June 3) &...
05:32, 06/04/2019

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formidable haul even for Serena Eight years ago, the documentary Venus and Serena followed the Williams sist...
02:48, 05/25/2019

Uber's COO and CMO to step down as CEO Khosrowshahi takes on bigger role Khosrowshahi said he will take on a more involved role in the company, with the heads of core businesses such as Ridesharing and Uber Eats now reporting directly to him....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Japanese Emperor Akihito To Step Down After Three Decades On Throne Japanese Emperor Akihito will abdicate on Tuesday in favour of his elder son, ending a three-decade reign during which he sought to ease the painful memories of World War Two and engage with people,......
23:32, 04/29/2019

Could the government step in to save stricken British Steel? The loss of strategic industrial capacity – and well-paid jobs – suggests every avenue ought to be exploredTo see the Scunthorpe steelworks in action is to witness British manufacturing prowess at its most visually stunning.Huge slabs of steel, glowi...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Aaron Judge just behind Giancarlo Stanton after big rehab step CHICAGO — Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge are scheduled to take big steps forward in their comebacks from injuries on Friday night when they will be in the lineup for Scranton Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A) against Durham in North Carolina. And if Stanton...
14:16, 06/14/2019

Liverpool ready for next step in Champions League final Jürgen Klopp sees last year's loss in the Champions League final as a starting point for Liverpool        ...
13:00, 05/31/2019

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world "step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians and all other forms of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and incitement."...
11:48, 04/29/2019

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
16:16, 06/03/2019

Mercedes-Benz USA chief Exler poised to step down Dietmar Exler, who led Mercedes to three straight U.S. luxury sales titles before a decline this year, is expected to announce his departure to employees Friday, Automotive News has learned....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Australia to step up challenge to China in Pacific with new investment Australia will soon offer millions of dollars in funding for infrastructure projects in the Pacific, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters, as part of its efforts to undercut Chinese influence....
23:32, 06/12/2019

Pilgrimage to see Warren Buffett out of step with populist mood When Warren Buffett takes the stage at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's shareholders' meeting on Saturday, the 88-year-old billionaire will be greeted, as usual, by tens of thousands of adoring followers from around the world....
07:16, 05/01/2019

A step too VAR? Video replays don't solve referee errors "Former UEFA president Michel Platini always opposed the introduction of technology in football because he felt that, once it gained a foothold, it would quickly expand and change the character of the sport altogether."...
06:48, 06/10/2019

Masuko to step down as Mitsubishi Motors CEO, Kato to succeed him Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Friday that Osamu Masuko will step down as its chief executive on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia....
04:48, 05/17/2019

Berkshire Lieutenants Step Into Spotlight at Annual Meeting Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, the two men most likely to succeed Warren Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, discussed the conglomerate’s business operations at the company’s annual meeting, in a sign of their growing influence....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Clark to step in with £100m British Steel funding Greg Clark, the business secretary, has agreed to provide £100m in funding to the UK’s second-biggest steel producer after it requested emergency support to make a repayment to an EU-run environment scheme....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Military Judge in Trial of Sept. 11 Suspects Will Step Aside The development could further delay the case against five men accused of directing, training or assisting the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people....
13:16, 05/02/2019

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in da...
04:32, 06/14/2019

Space tourism a step closer to reality in New Mexico British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers....
13:32, 05/10/2019

A good first step back for Mets’ Jeurys Familia WASHINGTON — He will have to do it more than once to convince everyone he’s truly back, but Jeurys Familia took the first step Wednesday night. The Mets reliever pitched for the first time since coming off the injured list for a sore right shoulder a...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Maryland Takes Step Toward Capping Drug Prices Maryland is poised to become the first state to create a panel to review expensive prescription drugs and cap what public agencies will pay for them....
05:48, 04/30/2019

S-T-R-E-S-S: National Spelling Bee takes step to ease pressure A line of youngsters fidgets on stage, waiting for a turn to spell a multisyllabic tongue-twister of a word and hoping to advance to the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. One by one,......
07:48, 05/28/2019

N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt status....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Longtime US Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue to step down in 2022 Longtime U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue will step down as CEO in June 2022, the business group said Wednesday, and relinquish his title as president immediately....
15:00, 06/05/2019

The Wizards’ new GM needs to be bold, and trading Bradley Beal is a first step After a disappointing draft lottery that dropped them to the No. 9 pick, the Wizards face a series of complex decisions and the reality that there are no miracle solutions at hand....
17:16, 05/17/2019

Climate change is a threat, but it could be an economic boon. We just took the first step. The climate challenge is a chance for transformative growth on a scale with the industrial and information revolutions. America should lead the way.        ...
00:32, 05/03/2019

The iPad just moved a big step closer to replacing your laptop It’s been nearly 10 years since the debut of the iPad, and we’ve had to wait for iOS 13 to arrive to finally get the kind of external storage support we’ve been asking for from the beginning. Well, it’s technically iPadOS 13 that’s bringing nat...
15:48, 06/04/2019

Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing and staffing shortages, hospital directors said on Friday, fanning anger over President Andres Manuel Lope...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at ...
05:16, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka bans face veils after attacks by Islamist militants Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store On the heels of the revelation last week, via a BuzzFeed analysis, that several of the most-downloaded apps from the Google Play Store may have been caught sharing data they collect with the Chinese government, we’ve just learned that Google is...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures The company has struggled to control far-right hate speech on the platform in recent yearsFacebook banned several prominent accounts promoting white nationalism on the platform on Thursday.Accounts barred from Facebook, as well as its subsidiary Inst...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Paris bans e-scooters from sidewalks, citing rise in accidents France will ban electric scooters from its sidewalks from September, after locals grew frustrated with the vehicles congesting public areas and causing an increase in accidents....
11:32, 05/04/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan for being 'dangerous' Facebook banned several high-profile people Thursday for violating its policy against "dangerous individuals and organizations," including right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re pregnant and ushering in one of the harshest abortion bans in the country....
12:00, 05/07/2019

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who could decide congressio...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Maine bans Native American mascots in all state schools Maine became the first state to ban the use of Native American mascot in all of its public schools on Thursday, setting a precedent in the nationwide debate over the names and depictions of groups used by amateur and professional sports teams....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Search result not found: China bans Wikipedia in all languages The community-edited online encyclopedia was barred in April, according to a new report from the censorship research group, the Open Observatory of Network Interference....
12:16, 05/15/2019

Mamata Banerjee Bans BJP's Victory Marches In West Bengal Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of inciting violence in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday that no victory march of the saffron party would be allowed in the state......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Trump Attacks Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans STERLING, Virginia (AP) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and...
13:32, 05/04/2019

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

Trump Jr. accuses Facebook of ‘silencing conservatives’ after it bans some far-right users Donald Trump Jr. on Friday charged that Facebook had engaged in a "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives" online, a day after the social-networking giant permanently banned far-right figures and organizations including Alex Jones, the ho...
15:32, 05/03/2019

Compagno: Facebook bans are a 'farce,' attempts to virtue signal Emily Compagno, co-host of "The Five," suggested on Friday that Facebook banned a host of controversial figures — author Milo Yiannopoulos, Infowars founder Alex Jones, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan — because the platform wanted to distr...
16:32, 05/03/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
06:32, 05/15/2019

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Canada bans the captivity and breeding of orcas, dolphins and other whales Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally across US against extreme new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the supreme court a...
11:16, 05/21/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to find cures for diseases such as HIV and childhood can...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Others as 'Dangerous' Facebook banned an array of personalities whose views it deemed too inflammatory to be shared on its social network, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, far-right talk-show host Alex Jones and conservative Jewish activist Laura Loomer....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Expert: Hard to peg abortion bans’ impact on 2020 An expert says it’s “difficult to predict” what impact the issue of abortion will play during next year’s election in battleground states such as Michigan. (May 30)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Quebec Bans Religious Symbols in Some Public Sector Jobs A bill banning some public employees in Quebec from wearing religious symbols like head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crosses has passed despite concerns about civil liberties....
23:32, 06/16/2019

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

Trump administration bans cruises to Cuba in clampdown on U.S. travel The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by U.S. citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a bid to further pressure the Communist island over its support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
10:32, 06/04/2019

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

Tottenham bans 3 fans for selling Champions League tickets LONDON (AP) — Champions League finalist Tottenham says it banned three season-ticket holders who offered to sell their match seats online for a profit. Tottenham was allocated 16,000 tickets for the game against Liverpool at Metropolitano Stadium in ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Salesforce bans companies that sell certain types of guns from using its software The new Salesforce policy will apply to new customers, as well as existing customers when their contracts are up for renewal, and will apply to companies that sell automatic, semi-automatic and 3D printed guns, among other firearms....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera amid protests over military rule Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
04:16, 05/31/2019

Sri Lanka bans social media for 3rd time since suicide attacks The Sri Lanka government on Monday banned all social media platforms -- for the third time in less than a month -- to prevent the spread of false information during a time of religious tension, officials said....
09:00, 05/13/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
16:16, 05/24/2019

Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart bans cigarette sales to anyone under 21 years of age starting in July....
11:16, 05/08/2019

FIFA bans Afghan official for life for sexual abuse ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned the former head of soccer in Afghanistan from the sport for life for sexually abusing female players. Keramuudin Karim, who was president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, was also fined 1 million Swiss francs ($1 ...
07:32, 06/08/2019

VA Bans Injectable Wound-Care Products From MiMedx and Other Companies for Many Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised its facilities not to use injectable amniotic tissue products for the most common uses because the effectiveness of the products, including those made by MiMedx, isn’t proven....
15:00, 06/14/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The FAA issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "increasing political instability and tensions."...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to protect the mother's health, as part of a multistate effort to have the U.S. Supreme Court reconsider a woman's constitutional right to an abo...
21:48, 05/14/2019

YouTube bans supremacist content, limits borderline videos YouTube announced Wednesday new efforts to limit discriminatory and phony content by removing more extremist channels and rewarding more trusted creators....
16:16, 06/05/2019

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week....
17:32, 05/24/2019

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
12:48, 05/20/2019

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Mo Farah takes another step towards return to track at world championships Farah turns down chance to compete in the marathonRunners set to bid for fourth straight 10,000m titleMo Farah has turned down the chance to contest the marathon in the World Championships in Doha, increasing the possibility of a return to the track....
07:32, 05/01/2019

Jane The Virgin heads to Montana, takes a big step forward Romance isn’t the defining element of Jane The Virgin—that would be the Villanueva women sitting together on the porch supporting one another—but romance has always been a huge part of the show. And “Chapter Eighty-Eight” looks like it just might be ...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Devendra Fadnavis Should Step Down, Says Sharad Pawar After Maoist Attack After an explosion triggered by Maoists killed 15 policemen and a driver in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli today, NCP chief Sharad Pawar demanded that Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis resign. "He holds the......
09:00, 05/01/2019

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber, named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down from the company....
05:00, 06/04/2019

Jets relying on Marcus Maye to take next step and stay healthy Marcus Maye is sporting a new number, playing for a new coach and in a new system, leaving him with slightly different responsibilities. But donning a red pinnie during practice and fielding questions about an injury is familiar territory for the saf...
02:32, 06/06/2019

Symantec CEO to step down in abrupt departure as company warns on profit Symantec Corp's chief executive officer stepped down unexpectedly on Thursday, the same day the antivirus software maker issued a profit warning, sending the shares plunging in after-hours trading....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Facebook Takes Step to Police Content on Its Live Service When 51 people were killed in New Zealand, the suspect broadcast it live on Facebook. The massacre led to a global call to combat the spread of violent content....
21:48, 05/14/2019

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area....
12:00, 06/06/2019

Siemens takes radical step to avoid fate of US rival It is one of Europe's biggest and most important manufacturing companies – an €87bn giant that, in terms of stock market valuation, is dwarfed in its native Germany by only SAP, the software company and Allianz, the insurer....
18:00, 05/08/2019

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran ‘step back’ The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area...
11:48, 06/06/2019

Canada takes a first step towards ratifying trade deal with U.S., Mexico Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of the treaty....
21:16, 05/27/2019

House Dems eye $1 trillion ‘minibus’ in first step to avoid shutdown The House will likely take up a roughly $1 trillion funding package next week, marking an aggressive first step by Democrats to avert yet another paralyzing government shutdown this year, according to multiple sources. The House Democrats’ package wo...
16:32, 06/03/2019

Palestinians step up rocket attacks as Israel strikes Gaza Israeli forces struck dozens of targets throughout Gaza, including militant sites that the military said were concealed in homes or residential areas.        ...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Israel and Gaza Step Up Attacks in Bloodiest Fighting Since 2014 War (JERUSALEM) — Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel on Sunday, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a standstill across the region in the bloodiest fighting since a 2014 war. As Israel pounded Gaza with ai...
14:32, 05/05/2019

China, Mexico Signal Willingness to Step Up Trade Talks With U.S. China and Mexico both signaled a willingness to negotiate with Washington over escalating trade issues, while the Trump administration defended its use of tariffs to gain concessions from trading partners....
13:16, 06/03/2019

Israel Parliament Takes First Step To Hold New Elections Due To Deadlock Israel's parliament on Monday took a first step toward holding new elections due to deadlocked coalition negotiations following April polls, giving preliminary approval to a law to dissolve itself....
11:32, 05/27/2019

| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred from getting the president's federal filings....
16:32, 05/23/2019

With Eye On 2022, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Step Up UP Tours: Report In a bid to infuse fresh energy in the party organisation and with the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in mind, Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will increase the frequency of her......
03:32, 06/16/2019

'Sea of black' Hong Kong protesters demand leader step down Hundreds of thousands of people clogged the streets in central Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's leader step down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in deca...
05:16, 06/16/2019

Donald Trump's Spokesperson Sarah Sanders To Step Down This Month Sarah Sanders, the combative White House press secretary whose tenure was marked by controversy and questions about her credibility, will be leaving after 22 months on the job, President Donald Trump......
18:32, 06/13/2019

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck -Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season collecting win No.31 as Colombian sprinter Álvaro Hodeg claimed Stage 2 at the Tour of Norway (UCI 2...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
04:48, 06/11/2019

Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul: memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
15:00, 06/07/2019

De Ferran: McLaren's solo Indy 500 plan with Alonso a "big step" Gil de Ferran admits that McLaren going it alone at the 2019 Indianapolis 500 is a "big step", but insists that the team has not underestimated the challenge...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a cultu...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Alice Roberts: government should step up humanist wedding recognition TV scientist wants government to speed up process of changing the law in England and WalesThe government is dragging its feet on legal recognition of humanist weddings despite growing demand for such ceremonies, the television scientist Alice Roberts...
14:48, 06/16/2019

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable professional league....
10:48, 05/21/2019

Yemen's Houthis step up drone attacks on Saudi Arabia Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia this week in a resurgence of tactics that had largely subsided since late last year amid United Nations-led peace efforts....
08:32, 05/21/2019

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
10:48, 05/31/2019

Walmart will save $30 million by putting new step stools in its warehouses CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart will save at least $30 million this year by putting lighter-weight step stools in its distribution centers for workers to use....
09:32, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump administration bans cruises in crackdown on U.S. travel to Cuba The Trump administration banned cruises to Cuba under new restrictions on U.S. travel to the Caribbean island imposed on Tuesday to pressure its Communist government to reform and stop supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
14:48, 06/04/2019

YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday.Read more......
00:00, 06/13/2019

RNC Chairwoman 'personally' supports rape, incest exceptions to abortion bans Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said Friday that while she personally favors exceptions for rape and incest, she was willing to accept Alabama's controversial abortion ban as another aspect of the party's broad tent....
13:32, 05/17/2019

After Social Media Bans, Militant Groups Found Ways to Remain Hezbollah and other groups classified as terrorist organizations by the United States have changed their social media strategies to stay on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter....
10:16, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 2-YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provides a platform for hate speech and harassment....
12:32, 06/05/2019

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
14:32, 06/04/2019

Sri Lanka imposes curfew in Negombo after clashes, bans social media The Sri Lankan government has reimposed a ban on social media platforms in an effort to stop the spread of rumors after violence erupted between groups of civilians in Negombo, north of the capital and site of one of the Easter Sunday bombings....
15:16, 05/05/2019

YouTube bans videos glorifying Nazis and denying violent events YouTube said Wednesday that the platform will begin banning videos promoting Nazi ideology as well as those denying “well-documented violent events” such as the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook massacre. “Today, we’re taking another step in ou...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Trump says he’s monitoring social media ‘censorship’ after Facebook bans extremists Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted complaints Friday and Saturday, said he would “monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms.”...
14:32, 05/04/2019

Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-sex wedding.An episode of the popular animated serie...
20:32, 05/21/2019

Trump warns social media after Facebook bans: 'I'm watching closely' Donald Trump attacked social media companies after Facebook banned several high-profile right-wing extremists, saying he was "monitoring and watching, closely!!"...
14:16, 05/04/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
05:00, 06/16/2019

Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs, and drug and weapon offences....
04:16, 05/29/2019

NBA bans Pacers’ Evans for violating league anti-drug policy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NBA has banned Indiana Pacers guard Tyreke Evans at least two years for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. The league announced that Evans had been dismissed and disqualified on Friday. He can apply for reinstateme...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Coverings as it Scrambles to Respond to Easter Attacks Eight days after the April 21 bombings in Sri Lanka left at least 253 dead, the government announced that all face coverings would be banned in public, saying the move would help the search for those involved. The bombings, carried out by alleged Isl...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
11:32, 05/22/2019

YouTube bans videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened YouTube is to remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust, and curb ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules.Read More...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to ...
00:48, 06/08/2019

FIFA bans ex-Afghan football chief for life over sex abuse allegations Keramuudin Karim was also fined $1 million after world soccer's governing body received complaints that he sexually assaulted several female players. The controversy left the Afghan women's football team in tatters....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people....
21:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded during a military raid in safe house, his family and p...
20:32, 04/28/2019

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned for corruption        ...
09:00, 05/24/2019

NBA bans Warriors investor for a year after he shoved Raptors’ Kyle Lowry “Mr. Stevens’ behavior last night did not reflect the high standards that we hope to exemplify as an organization,” the Warriors said in a statement....
18:48, 06/06/2019

Sri Lanka bans all face coverings for 'public protection' after bomb attacks Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President....
05:00, 04/29/2019

42 elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
21:32, 06/08/2019

Surgical tool, oxygen sparked flash fire in patient's chest during open heart surgery, doctors say Doctors performing emergency heart surgery in Australia were not prepared for this complication – a fire that broke out in the patient’s exposed chest cavity....
12:32, 06/03/2019

Gary Woodland’s last step: Handling final-round pressure of US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Sometimes the signs are simply too obvious to ignore. They needn’t be lit up with neon lights to properly deliver the message. Sometimes in sports, as an event is unfolding, the winner appears destined. Eighteen holes remain on...
01:32, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Uber COO, marketing chief step down in leadership overhaul - memo Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi wants to take more control of operations and is overhauling the ride-hailing company's leadership to deal with brand challenges, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters....
15:32, 06/07/2019

A week with the Nubia Alpha wearable smartwatch: one step forward, 60,000 back Nubia has a proposition for you: drop your smartphone, and instead use the Nubia Alpha watch for all your communication, music, and photography. It's a bold idea, and one that we're interested to see how consumers take to.The Alpha has a fl...
18:32, 05/01/2019

Apple moves one step closer to iPhone XI launch with next-gen SoC production start It's no big secret that Apple is hard at work on three new iPhones meant to replace the popular XS, XS Max, and XR sometime in the fall, but you may not have realized just how close the next-gen trio actually is to a production start. Bloomberg is hi...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates with Jet Walmart also announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and health-and-wellness divisions online....
19:32, 06/12/2019

Exclusive: U.N. says Somali militants using home-made explosives to step up attacks Somali Islamist insurgents are making their own explosives, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters, as they mount more frequent and deadly attacks....
04:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Symantec CEO to step down in abrupt departure as company warns on profit Symantec Corp's chief executive officer stepped down unexpectedly on Thursday, the same day the antivirus software maker issued a profit warning, sending the shares plunging in after-hours trading....
16:48, 05/09/2019

Missouri moves a step closer to enacting eight-week abortion restriction A Missouri proposal to ban abortions after eight weeks — with the exception of a medical emergency for the mother — is a step closer to becoming law....
12:00, 05/17/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
15:48, 05/22/2019

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope takes another step towards completion NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is late to its own party, and it’s not just a little bit late. NASA originally planned to have the spacecraft ready to roll as early as 2007, but a laundry list of setbacks (and stupid human errors on the...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: How to set up 2-Step verification on Rockstar Social Club Rockstar is giving away the Racoon Hat for Red Dead Redemption 2 Online players for free when they enable Two-Factor Authentication . Here's how to do it....
11:32, 05/28/2019

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected fr...
11:16, 06/07/2019

'Essential first step': Congress moves to act on crisis of violence against Native women Senator Lisa Murkowski tells the Guardian ‘justice was not there’ for indigenous families, but says change is coming‘Sister where did you go?’: the Native American women disappearing from US citiesFor generations, the deaths and disappearances of Nat...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Canada takes first step toward ratifying new North American trade deal Canada took a first step toward ratifying the new North American trade agreement on Monday just three days ahead of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss the passage of the treaty....
13:48, 05/27/2019

U.S. Issues New Sanctions as Iran Warns It Will Step Back From Nuclear Deal The announcement by Iran’s president does not kill the 2015 deal, but it pushes the confrontation between Washington and Tehran into new and potentially dangerous territory....
17:32, 05/08/2019

Pete Alonso takes step to superstardom by following Aaron Judge’s lead Fan favorite Pete Alonso is a true Mets Fanatic now. Alonso, the rookie slugging first baseman, signed a deal this weekend with Fanatics, which bills itself as the global leader for officially licensed sports merchandise. It becomes the first big end...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Drugmakers will have to reveal prices in TV ads, as step to reduce prescription drug costs Health Secretary Alex Azar says the Trump administration has finalized rules making drug companies disclose prescription prices on TV commercials.        ...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
16:16, 06/13/2019

South Korea confirms plans to step up shift to renewable power South Korea's energy ministry on Tuesday said it had finalised plans to raise the share of the country's power output generated from renewable sources to as much as 35 percent by 2040....
07:48, 06/04/2019

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit was a hit. The country now needs investment to unl...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Didi Gregorius takes major step with Yankees watching closely BALTIMORE — While the Yankees were preparing to play the hapless Orioles on Monday night at Camden Yards, their eyes were peaking toward Tampa. That’s where Didi Gregorius and Giancarlo Stanton, two big talents the Yankees hope to get back from the i...
18:16, 05/20/2019

Yankees Injury Update: Didi Gregorius Takes a Big Step in His Recovery In his first game action since Tommy John surgery last fall, Gregorius played in front of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner and against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers....
19:16, 05/20/2019

Osamu Masuko To Step Down As Mitsubishi Motors CEO, Takao Kato To Succeed Him Mitsubishi Motors Corp said on Friday that Osamu Masuko will step down as its chief executive on June 21 and be replaced by Takao Kato, who is president of its operations in Indonesia....
02:00, 05/18/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GOP immediately began taking credit....
20:48, 06/10/2019

Manchester United step up Wan-Bissaka chase with fresh talks over transfer • Palace may try to get Zaha sell-on clause removed in deal• Atalanta’s Timothy Castagne a possible replacementManchester United are holding further talks with Crystal Palace this weekend aimed at agreeing a fee for Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the player...
02:48, 06/15/2019

Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban Surgical mesh implants could be used again in England if certain conditions are met. But campaigners have expressed concerns about the new guidelines...
10:32, 04/28/2019

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden European title is just one part of the club's grand ambitions in the booming women's game....
06:48, 05/23/2019

It's time for men to step up and share responsibility for birth control | Moira Donegan Why does the onus of birth control always fall on women? With access to contraception and abortion under threat, men must do their partA woman who doesn’t want to get pregnant can take a pill, or wear a patch or insert a hormone-filled ring into her ...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Dutch court bans Hells Angels biker club, citing violence A Dutch court banned the Hells Angels motorcycle club and ordered all of its chapters to close in the Netherlands, saying the organization has a track record of violent crime and is a danger to public order....
16:32, 05/29/2019

UK bans ads promoting 'harmful gender stereotypes' tying physique to romantic success The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP)-- the United Kingdom's advertising regulatory agency -- enacted a rule Friday prohibiting ads from employing gender stereotypes that were "harmful" or implied only one gender engaged in particular activiti...
15:48, 06/14/2019

As conservative U.S. states pass abortion bans, Missouri's sole clinic could close Missouri could become the only U.S. state without a legal abortion provider on Friday, as its only abortion clinic could lose its license to perform the procedure unless a St. Louis judge intervenes....
11:16, 05/31/2019

Harvard Bans Ex-Professor Found Guilty Of 40-Year-Long Sexual Misconduct Harvard University revoked the emeritus faculty privileges of a retired professor and barred him from campus Thursday after an internal investigation found that he engaged in "unwelcome sexual......
03:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
10:32, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-YouTube reversal bans Holocaust hoaxers, stops pay for borderline creators YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny factual catastrophes such as the Holocaust ever happened and stop sharing ad revenue with channels that skirt too close to its rules, a major policy reversal as it fights criticism that it pr...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake’s music during Bucks-Raptors series A Wisconsin radio station announced Tuesday that it will push the mute button on Canadian rapper Drake during the NBA playoffs series between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors....
16:16, 05/16/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banning hoax videos that deny the existence of the Holocaust ...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Milwaukee radio station bans Drake music for Bucks-Raptors series Grammy-winning rapper and Toronto Raptors ambassador Drake is one of the most popular musicians on the planet, but right now, that means nothing.        ...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous' Facebook has permanently banned several far-right or hate figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos, for being "dangerous" -- a signal that the social net...
12:16, 05/02/2019

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

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
07:48, 05/21/2019

Tech Goons and CEOs Argue Abortion Bans Are 'Bad for Business' in Full-Page NYT Ad The overwhelmingly white male leadership of Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you that they, too, are socially liberal. As such, many of them ostensibly support women’s reproductive rights. On Monday, nearly 200 entrepreneurs, CEOs, founders, ...
14:32, 06/10/2019

Trump bans use of foreign telecom technology that poses national security risks President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday banning the use of information and communications technologies from nations deemed a threat to national security....
23:16, 05/15/2019

YouTube Bravely Bans Nazis Hours After Throwing LGBT Users Under the Bigot Bus The best place online to lead us unsuspecting sheep from an innocent recipe video to either a defense of racialist pseudoscience or pushes pedophiles towards videos of kids has decided maybe, just maybe, it doesn’t want to be known for those things a...
20:32, 06/05/2019

German Social Democrat leader Andrea Nahles to step down after EU poll losses Andrea Nahles, the leader of Germany's SPD, has announced her resignation following poor results for her party at the European elections. The move could destabilize Angela Merkel's coalition....
03:16, 06/02/2019

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

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Catholic Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong, demand city leader step down Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city’s streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this f...
08:16, 06/16/2019

'We Took A Bold Step This Time': Final Fantasy XIV Director Addresses The Game's Sweeping New Changes Last week, I spent over six hours picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” in a lavishly adorned theater space. I played a new dungeon, sampled the new job classes, and examined all the little changes coming to the game. I als...
14:32, 05/29/2019

Washington state takes step forward on missing Native American women A report, the product of 10 meetings with indigenous people across the state, calls for more coordination to tackle the crisisHundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native Amer...
23:00, 06/16/2019

Childish Gambino choreographer urges fans to step up for young rural Africans Sherrie Silver, who was behind acclaimed video This is America, launches virtual dance ‘petition’ to promote investment in farmingShe made a name for herself as the choreographer behind one of the most controversial yet critically acclaimed music vid...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Angry Democrats step up calls for Nancy Pelosi to impeach Donald Trump A growing number of Democrats are piling the pressure on House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to demand the launch of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
06:32, 05/22/2019

Washington 'sanctuary' law means Gov. Inslee should step down or be held in contempt, arrested, sheriff says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee should step down, be held in contempt or arrested for approving a "sanctuary" law, according to the Spokane County sheriff....
17:16, 05/31/2019

Whitney Biennial Artists Call for Board Member Linked to Tear Gas to Step Down Warren B. Kanders, of the Safariland Group, has been the target of protests since tear gas his company makes was said to have been used at the border....
16:16, 04/29/2019

Step back in time: 6 can't-miss attractions in historic Annapolis, Maryland Established in 1649, Annapolis, Maryland, is one of the country’s oldest cities. A walk through its brick streets is a step back in time.        ...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down Anthony Joshua expects to fight Deontay Wilder one day but doesn't know when, and Isaac Dogboe is considering his future The post Boxing News at Five: Joshua won’t be fighting Wilder but will be watching him, Dogboe’s dad decides to step down appeare...
15:00, 05/13/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is required, said the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN reli...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Quick-Step claim 30th win of season with Hammer Sprint victory in Stavanger "Deceuninck - Quick-Step dominated the Hammer Sprint as Jumbo-Visma maintained their control of the overall leaderboard as the first stop of 2019 Hammer Series continues in Norway …"...
10:48, 05/26/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion dollar platform. But in an effort to curtail all of the above, on Thursday, the social media juggernaut m...
13:48, 05/02/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely!!” Trump, who tweeted and re-tweeted compla...
13:00, 05/04/2019