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Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals

TUCSON- Two local students are headed off to nationals for the 2019 Braille Challenge Competition in Los Angeles. Local regional winners 15-year-old Joey Parra and 13-year-old Ciara Peterson are advancing in the Braille Challenge,...

Two local students compete in 2019 Braille Challenge National Finals

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Scripps National Spelling Bee 2019: championship finals – live! Sixteen finalists compete for $50,000 prize on national televisionSpelling tutor Scott Remer: how to build a spelling bee championCan you beat previous National Spelling Bee winners? Take our testTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 12.45am BST ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Tony Romo to compete in U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round after AT&T Byron Nelson Romo will compete in a U.S. Open Local Qualifying Round at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas following the AT&T Byron Nelson.        ...
04:00, 05/05/2019

Local high school recognizes both students and businesses TUCSON – The Annual San Miguel High School Awards luncheon was held at the University of Arizona. The awards honor both local businesses and San Miguel students who take part in the corporate work study program. The work-study program provides ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields...
09:00, 05/05/2019

MBA students face off in challenge to create the next best idea in impact investing An inaugural competition challenged MBA students to come up with investment portfolios that have a positive social and environmental impact without sacrificing financial returns. The contest could point to where the industry is headed....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Free local training events for National Stop the Bleed Day TUCSON- National Stop the Bleed Day is this Thursday and the Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona partnered with ICSAVE to conduct three free Stop the Bleed training events in Tucson and Oro Valley. ICSAVE said that an average time for someone t...
19:32, 05/21/2019

2019 ESPYS: Compete List of Nominations Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Tiger Woods, and Simone Biles are among the star athletes nominated for 2019 ESPYS. The tennis champion, arguably the most successful of all time, is......
12:48, 06/19/2019

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender i...
10:00, 05/28/2019

The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address distracted driving Distracted driving claimed more than 3-thousand lives in 2017. The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local high school students to address the problems. Groups of students at several schools created their own PSA’s highlighting the dangerous be...
00:00, 05/15/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Four players to watch to win Finals MVP With the NBA Finals set to begin on Thursday night in Toronto, here are the best bets to win the series MVP award (odds courtesy of Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas): The plays Kawhi Leonard (5/2): It goes without saying. The best player on the winnin...
13:32, 05/30/2019

Observe APJ Abdul Kalam's Birthday As National Students Day: BJP Leader India should observe October 15, the birth anniversary of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, as National Students Day, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader from Telangana has proposed to the government....
13:48, 06/16/2019

National spelling bee finals begin with 50 seeking title The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun, with 50 kids on stage competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes and a new, custom-designed trophy....
07:32, 05/30/2019

Metallica rocks national anthem for NBA Finals Game 3 as Beyonce, Jay-Z look on Heavy metals titans James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett of Metallica rocked the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NBA finals.        ...
20:32, 06/05/2019

U of L will face Michigan in 2019 Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Dec. 3 Louisville’s Jordan Nwora (33) drives to the basket against Wake Forest during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Louis...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Skoda Octavia vRS Challenge 2019 UK review We drive Skoda's top-flight special edition of the Octavia vRS to see if it's worth splashing out on We’re already plenty familiar with this generation of Octavia vRS. It’s been on sale since 2013, after all, and is entering its twilight years afte...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Local Elections 2019: Dogs flock to polling stations as owners cast their votes Hundreds of people are posting pictures of their dogs at polling stations they cast their votes for the UK local elections in a hilarious Twitter trend....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Microsoft has patented an Xbox One controller with braille Microsoft has been driving to make gaming more accessible. Last year, the company launched the Xbox Adaptive Controller in an effort to help gamers with disabilities play Xbox. But it hasn't stopped there.According to a new patent (spotted by Wi...
08:32, 05/07/2019

Microsoft designs an Xbox controller with Braille Microsoft is clearly invested in adaptive gaming controllers. Its Xbox Adaptive Controller for Xbox One and PC was the star of its latest Super Bowl ad. The company spent more than a year designing accessible packaging, and it recently teamed up with...
15:16, 05/07/2019

Celebrities at the 2019 NBA Finals Drake is hardly the only celebrity to make an appearance at the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors.        ...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Microsoft files patent for controller with Braille readout Microsoft has apparently applied for a patent for a new Xbox controller with the ability to show visually-impaired gamers what’s on screen via a haptic Braille readout. If we ever see this controller, it could open up gaming for a whole new group of ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Promoted: The engineering students helping to create a 2019 Formula 1 car Winners of the INFINITI Engineering Academy have begun their real-world Formula 1 experience by helping design and build this year's Renault R.S.19. car...
01:32, 05/23/2019

French Open 2019 - Can Federer and Djokovic challenge Nadal, will Serena triumph? "The 2019 French Open will see Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic attempting to upset the king of clay Rafael Nadal - and can Serena Williams triumph?"...
09:32, 05/22/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Price is right on the Raptors “Pascal Siakam won’t be able to shoot 14-of-17 from the floor again.” It’s the phrase shouted by pundits and Golden State backers after Game 1 went to Toronto, and it is accurate. To expect Siakam to shoot at such a high clip from the floor is foolha...
17:16, 06/02/2019

LEGO Braille bricks are the best, nicest and, in retrospect, most obvious idea ever Braille is a crucial skill to learn for children with visual impairments, and with these LEGO Braille Bricks, kids can learn through hands-on play rather than more rigid methods like Braille readers and printouts. Given the naturally Braille-like str...
11:48, 04/28/2019

Microsoft patented a braille-displaying controller accessory for the blind Those rows of dots would display in-game text as finger-readable braille dots. Last year, Microsoft released its highly customizable Adaptive Controller as a way to further engage with gamers facing a variety ...
10:32, 05/09/2019

NASA to Host 2019 Rover Challenge; Veteran Astronaut Sunita Williams to Attend Nearly 100 high school and college teams will compete April 12-13 in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Members of the Huntsville-area media are invited to cover the event, planned and hosted annually by NAS...
09:16, 04/28/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Odds will go as Kevin Durant goes Though Kevin Durant will remain on the sideline, Klay Thompson is expected to return Friday for Game 4 of the NBA Finals matching the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (ABC, 9 p.m.). With both of those stars out, and post presence Kevon Loone...
14:48, 06/07/2019

2019 NBA Finals: Tip-off time, TV, streaming and everything else to know about Game 3 With the NBA Finals shifting to Oakland and the series tied 1-1 between the Raptors and Warriors, here's all the info you need to watch Game 3.        ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

National Martini Day 2019: NYC’s top bars to celebrate Cheers to the classiest drink in history. The martini is the cocktail that unites us all, from James Bond’s shaken-not-stirred signature to the “Sex and the City”-style Appletini that spawned countless pilgrimages to New York City. And th...
18:32, 06/19/2019

Where to Get Free Donuts on National Donut Day 2019 Friday is National Donut Day. You can get free donuts at several beloved major chains, and discounted donuts at several less-beloved chains. Krispy Kreme is even planning a second free donut day, with one catch. Here’s where to get your free donuts a...
12:00, 06/06/2019

A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots Hello, casual basketball viewer! At long last, the NBA Finals are here, and you know what that means: It’s time once again for you to crib a pitiful smattering of hoops knowledge from this extremely half-assed blog and carry it forth to the sports ba...
18:32, 05/30/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Raptors have big edge in one ‘inside’ stat It was the shout heard ’round the world. From bettors who had taken the Toronto Raptors to cover the point spread in Monday night’s Game 6 … from bettors who had backed the pre-series underdog to win the 2019 NBA World Championship at a big pay...
15:32, 06/13/2019

Memorable words from the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Here are some memorable words that were used in Thursday's final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee: VARSOVIENNE: A graceful dance similar to a mazurka....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Shop Idol 2019 - Announcing our National Finalists Shop Idol, in partnership with Samsung, sees staff from every major mobile retailer compete to be crowned the best sales and customer service agent in the UK. Now in its 15th year, the winner of Shop Idol 2019 will be announced at the Mobile Ind...
09:32, 05/10/2019

Scripps National Spelling Bee 2019: How to livestream tonight Bee there. The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee buzzes to a close Friday night. Young spellers have been competing since Monday for the privilege of taking part in today’s final round and championship, the culmination of “Bee Week 2019....
09:16, 05/30/2019

An Xbox controller with a built-in Braille display is Microsoft’s latest gaming accessibility play Microsoft has been leaning into accessibility in gaming lately, most visibly with its amazing Adaptive Controller, and a new patent suggests another way the company may be accommodating disabled gamers: an Xbox controller with a built-in Braille dis...
13:00, 05/06/2019

All Women's Team Selected For 2019 National Racing Championship The 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship (JKNRC) will see an all women's team in participation under Team Ahura for the second year. The brainchild of former racer and team owner of Ahura......
10:32, 06/07/2019

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch the 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere The 2019 NBA Finals lineup is set and the Golden State Warriors will take on the Toronto Raptors in a best-of-seven series to see which team will be this year’s NBA champion. If you’re looking for a Warriors vs Raptors live stream, then...
16:32, 05/30/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Three keys to watch for in Game 2 as Warriors try to regroup against Raptors Golden State needs to improve its transition defense and get scoring from its bench if it is going to bounce back against Toronto in Game 2.        ...
16:48, 05/31/2019

NBA playoffs live stream: how to watch 2019 Conference Finals online from anywhere After the long, gruelling 2019 NBA season, we're down to just four teams that can win this year's championship. There is still plenty of basketball left to watch, and some high drama postseason action to enjoy. We’re here to help you...
05:48, 05/15/2019

National Karting Championship Gets Bigger For 2019; JK Tyre Back As Sponsor JK Tyre will once again back the National Karting Championship in 2019 after a hiatus of two years. For the 2019 season though, the Karting Championship is all set to become bigger than ever with more......
10:00, 05/23/2019

Shahan Ali Mohsin Dominates 2019 National Karting Championship Round 1 Agra-based racing talent Shahan Ali Mohsin dominated the first round of the 2019 JK-FMSCI Rotax National Karting Championship. The newest season of the karting series brings JK Tyre back as a title......
10:48, 06/12/2019

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
11:32, 06/20/2019

NBA Finals 2019: Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for Game 2 against Raptors The Golden State forward will miss his seventh consecutive playoff game with an injured calf as the Warriors look to rebound against the Raptors.        ...
13:00, 05/31/2019

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 3 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere After the shock of the Game 1 loss, Golden State Warriors have squared up their seven-game NBA Finals series against the Toronto Raptors. Now the franchises travel to Oakland for the next two games - which way will it turn next? If you’re look...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Warriors vs Raptors live stream: how to watch Game 5 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere Whichever way you spin it, the 2019 NBA Finals has turned in to something very special. Either the Toronto Raptors are going to walk away with their first every NBA championship, or the Golden State Warriors are going to claw back the basketball seri...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Raptors vs Warriors live stream: how to watch Game 6 of 2019 NBA Finals online from anywhere They were so close! The Toronto Raptors were within a point of claiming their first ever NBA championship on Monday, but the Warriors survived and now bring their Canadian opponents back to Oakland for Game 6 in the 2019 NBA Finals. You’ve com...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Dennis Quaid, Kiefer Sutherland and More to Headline 2019 National Memorial Day Parade Memorial Day is just a few weeks away, and Dennis Quaid will be observing the holiday in a big way. The American Veterans Center will be hosting its 15th annual National Memorial Day......
15:48, 05/02/2019

Nirmal Umashankar Dominates X-30 Class Of 2019 National Karting Championship Round 2 The second round of the X-30 class of the 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Karting Championship was held in Bangalore at the Meco Kartopia circuit and saw the racers show some incredible talent through......
11:00, 06/17/2019

Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals online The 2019 NHL Playoffs are reaching the business end of things and we’re at the point where the Eastern Conference Finals are decided to see who will play for the 2019 Stanley Cup. You can follow our guide to getting a Bruins vs Hurricanes NHL ...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Raptors vs Bucks live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals online In a way, a Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals in the 2019 NBA postseason is exactly what we should have expected. They are the top two seeds after all. And you can watch the drama of the seven game series play out with this...
16:00, 05/15/2019

PUBG Mobile Club Open 2019 Indian Finals kicks off: here's how to watch it online PUBG Mobile Club Open (PMCO) 2019 India finals are being held between June 14 and 15 at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex, New Delhi. The regional qualifiers will see 16 teams fight it out for 2.5 million USD and a chance to represent the country in the P...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Sharks vs Blues NHL live stream: how to watch the 2019 Western Conference Finals online So who's it going to be: the San Jose Sharks or the St. Louis Blues that go to the 2019 Stanley Cup? The Western Conference Finals side of the NHL Playoffs has been super tight so far and you can follow our guide to getting a Sharks vs Blues NHL...
15:16, 05/21/2019

2019 National Car Racing Championship: Volkswagen Dominates Indian Touring Car Category In Round 1 Volkswagen Motorsport India dominated the first round of the Indian Touring Car (ITC) category in the 2019 National Car Racing Championship. The opening round of the season was held at the Kari Motor......
10:00, 06/23/2019

French Open live stream: how to watch semi-finals at Roland-Garros 2019 online from anywhere Well you can thank France's foul weather for what should be a fantastic day of tennis at Roland-Garros today. All four singles semi-finals have been contracted in to one fabulous Friday, with a showdown between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer pro...
07:32, 06/07/2019

Trail Blazers vs Warriors live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals online Another year, another NBA Western Conference Finals appearance for the Golden State Warriors. This makes it four in a row, and they haven't failed to reach the Finals in any of those. Could this be the year that their Oregon adversaries - the Po...
17:00, 05/16/2019

National Donut Day 2019: Get free donuts Friday at Krispy Kreme, Walmart, Dunkin' and more Dunkin', Krispy Kreme, Walmart and others are giving away free doughnuts Friday for National Doughnut Day. Find out where else to grab a freebie.        ...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Can AEW compete with WWE? All Elite Wrestling hosts its debut event in Las Vegas over the weekend. With strong talent and a TV deal, it's seemingly set up for success, but will AEW be a legitimate competitor to WWE or simply another operation in the shadows of the industry le...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
14:32, 06/19/2019

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at le...
17:48, 06/19/2019

NBA Finals 2019: 'We The North' is rallying cry; poutine, ketchup-flavored potato chips are delicacies No, Toronto isn't the northern-most city where the NBA is played. But the Raptors' slogan - born six years ago - stuck and is plastered everywhere.        ...
12:16, 06/02/2019

National Donut Day 2019: Where to get free donuts and other Donut Day deals Is there anything more American than a holiday called “National Donut Day”? No, there’s not, and it would be quite un-American of you to not take advantage of some of the National Donut Day 2019 deals that are available today. Estab...
22:32, 06/07/2019

Liga MX And MLS Will Compete For A New, Meaningless Trophy Starting in July, MLS and Liga MX will compete in a new, eight team, single elimination competition to crown the best club in Mexico and the United States (Canada can go fuck itself unless Toronto, Vancouver, or Montreal qualify for the tourney, I gu...
12:00, 05/29/2019

Tim Cook knows Apple TV+ won’t compete with Netflix, and he says it’s not supposed to Apple in late March unveiled its brand new Apple TV platform, which includes support for several stand-alone streaming apps, as well as its own Netflix-rival, Apple TV+. Weeks later, Disney came out with its own streaming service, Disney+, which will...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Nxivm ‘sex slave’ says she had to sign non-compete contract Nxivm’s sex slaves had to demonstrate the ultimate loyalty to their masters — by inking non-compete contracts, a former member testified Monday. The ex-slave, referred to as Nicole in Brooklyn federal court, said her “master,’’ “Smallville’’ TV actre...
13:16, 06/10/2019

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

European companies can't compete against global giants Finance ministers say Europe is increasingly dependent on Chinese and US technologyIt boasts the world’s second biggest economy, a huge consumer market of about 500 million people and prodigious pools of talent and capital, not to mention two of the ...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Semenya cleared to compete by Swiss court Runner Caster Semenya will be allowed to compete without having to take testosterone-reducing medication after a Swiss court ordered athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations, to suspend implementation of new r...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Japanese space startup aims to compete with US rivals A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space last month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as losing the 2014 World Cup final with Argentina."...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Samsung may be prepping a high-end tablet to compete with the iPad Pro A lot of the coverage that’s been devoted to Samsung lately has to do with its smartphone business, and particularly its experimentation in that arena. We’re referring to things like the Galaxy Fold, which was supposed to herald a new era...
16:48, 06/14/2019

T.J. Collett Selected to Compete in College Home Run Derby LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s T.J. Collett has been selected to the roster for the 10th annual Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans College Home Run Derby at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha on Saturday, June 29, Intersport announced today. Collett is one of six c...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Horse racing weighs changes to compete with sports gambling Horse racing is considering adding fixed-odds wagering and other changes to offset legalized sports gambling in the US, which threatens the industry's very existence        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Lawyers, nurses, soldier, ballerina compete for Miss USA The women who want to be crowned the next Miss USA include a psychological operations expert in the Army reserves, a former NFL cheerleader working to become a surgical nurse and a lawyer who represents prisoners for free...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Murray: I’m relaxed whether I compete again or not - Australia was difficult mentally "Andy Murray has opened up about his fitness battle since undergoing surgery, with the Briton admitting he would be “relaxed” about not competing again."...
11:16, 06/07/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
04:00, 05/29/2019

Verizon Up rewards program levels up to better compete against T-Mobile Tuesdays If T-Mobile and Sprint's merger is not ultimately approved, which seems increasingly likely, the US wireless market duopoly has a very good chance of maintaining that status quo for years to come. Then again, while Verizon and AT&T are obviously in n...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Nvidia announces its Studio line of laptops to compete against the MacBook Pro During its press conference in Taipei a day before Computex starts, Nvidia announced a new line of laptops that will run its RTX graphics processing units, as well as a new software platform called Studio, with SDKs and drivers to make graphics rende...
02:48, 05/27/2019

California Is Now an ‘Early Primary State.’ Democrats Are Grappling With How to Compete. After years of voting late in the presidential nominating process, most California Democrats can start casting ballots by mail in February as Iowans head to their caucuses....
08:48, 06/02/2019

Caster Semenya Loses Case to Compete as a Woman in All Races The South African, a two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters, had challenged proposed limits on female athletes with naturally elevated levels of testosterone....
13:32, 05/01/2019

Airlines urge regulators not to compete on safety after Boeing crisis Global airlines urged regulators on Friday not to compete over setting new safety rules, after two crashes led to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and raised questions about the international influence of the U.S. aviation authority....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Summer pop diva showdown: Can Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry still compete? When Miley Cyrus became a coach on “The Voice” in 2016 and then Katy Perry joined the judges’ panel for the re-booted “American Idol” last year, it felt as if both pop divas were entering has-been territory a little before their time. While neither h...
14:00, 05/31/2019

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, service branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Tyson Launches Its First Plant-Based Protein Brand to Compete With Beyond Meat Tyson Foods is launching the company’s first plant-based protein brand, called Raised & Rooted, that will feature vegetarian nuggets that taste like chicken and blended burgers that still contain beef but are arguably more healthy. Read more......
06:48, 06/13/2019

Apple is reportedly financing six original movies a year to compete for Academy Awards Despite an entire media event being dedicated to its unveiling, Apple TV+ is still something of a mystery. We know the first wave of shows being prepared for Apple’s paid streaming service, and we know that it will launch this fall, but we stil...
14:32, 06/17/2019

Court: Caster Semenya, other female runners must keep low testosterone levels to compete at Olympics The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled Wednesday against South African female runner Caster Semenya in a historic legal case that requires she cut down her testosterone level to compete at the Tokyo Olympics next year....
08:32, 05/01/2019

Court Rules That Runner Caster Semenya Must Take Medication to Reduce Testosterone If She Wants to Compete In what might be the most bizarre judgment against an Olympic athlete ever, South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her legal landmark case and now, if she wants to compete in international events between 400m and a mile in length, sh...
04:16, 05/02/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of underlying business models. That's leading to ongoing changes in the distribution segment of the industry...
01:00, 05/08/2019

How retailers can compete against Amazon as the retail giant expands further into online grocery (AMZN) Keep your friends close and your enemies closer. That's the strategy e-tailers will have to adopt if they want to compete with Amazon. To fight back against the e-commerce giant's expanding dominance, other online retailers must understand exactly wh...
18:48, 05/05/2019

Fasts and late-night protein shakes: how Muslim athletes compete during Ramadan The holy month began at the start of May this year. While some athletes find blending exercise and fasting tough, others say it helps them focusFor the better part of eight seasons, Hamza Abdullah played defensive back in the NFL. In each one of thos...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
18:48, 06/03/2019

Dear Delta Airlines: video games and beer cannot compete with joining a union | Stephen Greenhouse The airline is telling employees that unions take money they could spend on entertainment instead. Will anyone really fall for that anti-union tactic?In its latest offensive to beat back unionization, Delta Airlines displays total contempt for labor ...
05:00, 05/11/2019

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Local pro Rob Labritz a cut above at PGA Championship Rob Labritz was emotional. He’d just walked off Bethpage Black after shooting a 1-under 69 in Friday’s PGA Championship second round, and thought he had blown his chance at making the cut with a devastating three-putt on his 15th hole of the round, N...
02:00, 05/18/2019

1 in 4 NYC local bus riders don’t pay the fare The MTA’s next stop will be the poorhouse at this rate. More and more riders are boarding city buses without paying the fare, according to new MTA data for the first quarter of 2019. The cheapskates run most rampant on local bus routes, where one in ...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
13:48, 06/03/2019

What's the Coolest Thing About Your Local Library? There are libraries where you can borrow puppets, instruments, telescopes, framed art, a necktie for a job interview, or even seeds to plant. Libraries host talks, concerts, story time, workshops, and classes; they distribute books, magazines, newspa...
08:48, 06/10/2019

A local’s guide to Prague: 10 top tips Nearly 30 years on from the Velvet Revolution, the Czech capital is still evolving, epitomised by its new cultural attractions and diverse food and drinkPrague’s foodie scene is diversifying, with delicious Georgian cooking, which has a rising but st...
02:32, 06/04/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
15:16, 06/02/2019

Review: Can This Marriage Be Saved (at the Local Pub)? “State of the Union,” a TV series in 10-minute servings, offers Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd as a couple who self-therapize over white wine and ale....
13:32, 05/05/2019

How to Find Your Local and External IP Address Your device’s IP address is a critical piece of information that you probably don’t think about very much. You’ll occasionally need it for some network-related setups (if you’re trying to punch a hole in your network to access the contents of your NA...
11:48, 05/13/2019

See if a Book You're About to Buy is Available at Your Local Library Using This Extension If you find yourself browsing Amazon looking for your next good read, the extension Library Extension might potentially help you save a little cash by letting you read that same book for free....
19:48, 05/12/2019

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell...
10:32, 06/14/2019

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

'Hate is always local': the Swedish city that said no to neo-Nazis After a 14-year-old was murdered by neo-Nazis in 1995, Kungälv launched a pioneering project that has changed how people think about tackling racismOn an August afternoon in 1995, John Hron, a defiant anti-racist, was tortured and beaten to death by ...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual a...
17:32, 05/29/2019

A local’s guide to Portland, Oregon: 10 top tips Tech money is changing a city loved for its place amid the great outdoors but eclectic delights – plus beer and coffee – remain, and are best explored by bike or on footDivision Street divides Portland in half, and a portion of the eastern section in...
23:48, 05/27/2019

Ortiz back in Boston, taken to local hospital David Ortiz was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday night after being flown to Boston from the Dominican Republic on a plane sent by the Red Sox....
21:48, 06/10/2019

How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution They are passionate about their community, know what the issues are – and are sick to death of party politics. Meet the independent groups from Devon to London who are seizing controlA quiet revolution has begun in the Devon town of Buckfastleigh. It...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
13:16, 06/03/2019

Treasury limits state and local tax cap workarounds The Treasury Department has issued final rules that would clamp down on taxpayers trying to circumvent a new cap on state and local tax deductions. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, promoted by the Trump administration and passed in late 2017, limits the amo...
18:16, 06/11/2019

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear deal....
15:32, 06/11/2019

Local shelters ‘overwhelmed’ with number of kittens TUCSON – Local shelters are “overwhelmed” with the number of kittens they are currently caring for, according to Pima Animal Care Center. Cat / Pima Animal Care Center says they are seeing a seasonal increase in the number of pets they shelter. Court...
11:00, 06/03/2019

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
12:32, 05/28/2019

A local’s guide to Cádiz, Spain: 10 top tips Almost entirely surrounded by water, this Andalucian port city boasts 3,000 years of history, reflected in ancient buildings, traditional fish dishes and salt-of-the-earth peopleCadiz’s most famous beach, Playa de La Caleta, is right in the old town....
23:16, 06/16/2019

Medication use drops when local drugstores close (Reuters Health) - People are less likely to take their heart medicine when their local pharmacies close, and the drop-off persists for at least a year, according to a U.S. study....
16:32, 05/01/2019

A local’s guide to Palma de Mallorca: 10 top tips The Spanish island’s seaside capital punches above its weight when it comes to restaurants, art and culture – perfect for a late-spring or early-summer getawayI love the maze of Moorish-feeling little streets in the historic district between Plaça de...
05:16, 05/01/2019

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, marking a major benchmark in China's race to deploy and popularize 5G....
23:16, 06/05/2019

Local man injured in UTV accident beating the odds TUCSON- Imagine beating seemingly impossible odds- not once, but twice. In 1998, George Hammel broke his back in a motocross accident. Doctors told him he would never walk again. “It left me with a lower L1 fracture, and it paralyzed me from the wais...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Local journalism: The necessary distance to everyday proximity Good local journalists — those who are involved and integrated in their local communities — are a must for exposing corruption and scandals, says Helge Matthiesen from Bonn's daily newspaper General-Anzeiger....
09:16, 05/23/2019

Watch Blues Fans Go Berserk On Local TV Last night, the St. Louis Blues advanced to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 49 years. They clinched at home with a 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Find Local Hotspots With These Photography Maps Lifehacker just moved to Times Square, and boy is it weird to work in a neighborhood run for tourists. I want to shout at them, “I have to be here, but you can leave! Save yourself!” No one should go to Times Square. As a traveler, if you want to av...
10:32, 06/07/2019

Local foster family shares experience TUCSON – On any given day there are nearly half a million children in the U.S. Foster Care system, and this month is dedicated to honoring foster families across the nation. One Tucson couple we spoke with is hoping that in sharing their story,...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Greek conservatives poised for victory in local polls Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered crushing defeats in both EU and local elections. Seats in Athens and Thessaloniki are among the top prizes up for grabs in Sunday's runoffs....
08:00, 06/02/2019

| Turkey investigates Istanbul local election 'irregularities' Turkish prosecutors have launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities made by the ruling party after its shock loss in Istanbul's local elections held on March 31....
22:48, 05/02/2019

| Conservatives riding high into Greek local polls Greeks return to the polling booths Sunday, a week after a European ballot that saw the conservatives gain against the ruling left just over a month before they face off in general elections....
07:00, 06/02/2019

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — An Italian diplomat and two mountaineering workers in Pakistan say an avalanche has stranded a group of four Italian and three Pakistani climbers on a mountain in the country’s north. A tour operator, Ashraf Aman, who arranged ...
07:48, 06/17/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
16:32, 06/18/2019

Local pro’s ‘big sacrifice’ lets him live PGA Championship dream The mission was accomplished by Rob Labritz this week. No, he didn’t win the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. But he played. And he played well enough to make the cut and play all four days. It was a memory he’ll have for a lifetime. Right before ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Local Mountaineers, Everest Climbers Were Part Of An-32 Search Two local mountaineers helped find the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force An-32 aircraft that was spotted in the mountains of Arunachal Pradesh from a Mi-17 helicopter on Tuesday....
08:16, 06/12/2019

Digital news anchors coming to local TV channels Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) has signed a deal with the Chinese search engine Sogou to develop AI-driven news anchors- a digital version of a regular anchor, in Arabic and English for its channels.The agreement was signed by Ali Bin Tamim, Director General ...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Vistara Leases Six Planes From BOC Aviation For Local Expansion Vistara said it plans to lease four Boeing Co 737-800 aircraft which will be delivered in May and two Airbus A320neo planes that are scheduled for delivery later this year....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Local songwriters perform original songs this weekend TUCSON- Local songwriters will be performing their original songs during Arizona Originals this Sunday at The Maverick live country club. The showcase gives a chance for local songwriters to share their original songs and tell the stories behind them...
06:00, 06/08/2019

Beer goggles: why your local pub could be the future of virtual reality It’s no secret that virtual reality has an isolation problem.The very appeal of VR experiences – immersion in simulated worlds – requires a successful detachment from your surroundings. Light must be blocked out, outside noise sh...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Crew Member Taken to Local Hospital After Being Hit on Pit Road in Indy 500 Much of the action in this year’s Indianapolis 500 has been on pit road, with drivers spinning at the entrance, sliding through their pit boxes, hitting each other and, in Jordan King’s particularly bad case, striking a crew member. The crew member w...
13:00, 05/26/2019

Ireland's Greens eye return to government after local bounce Ireland's Green Party will consider playing a role in the country's next government, pushing to overhaul environmental policy, if its surge in this week's local and European elections is repeated in the next parliamentary poll, its leader said....
07:16, 05/26/2019

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home....
18:16, 05/26/2019

Biggest UK parties take Brexit battering in local elections Britain’s two main political parties take hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters express frustration over stalled departure from the European Union...
11:48, 05/03/2019

| Kaymer thrills local fans in stormy Munich Martin Kaymer delighted the home fans with a bogey free 67 that left him just one shot off the lead before play was suspended on Day 1 of the BMW International Open....
05:16, 06/21/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, confirming a trend seen in last week’s first round as well as the European Parliament election, which took place on the same day...
13:32, 06/02/2019

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21st – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May ...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Main parties take Brexit battering in UK local elections LONDON (AP) — Britain’s two main political parties, Conservatives and Labour, have taken a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters express frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the European Union. With results ...
05:00, 05/03/2019

UK's May says local election results show Brexit frustration British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that local elections held a day earlier had been "very difficult" for her Conservative Party and the results showed the country had to get on with the delayed process of leaving the European Union....
06:32, 05/03/2019

CBS expands its streaming local news service to Los Angeles CBS has expanded its local news streaming service to Los Angeles after it debuted CBSN New York in December, giving Los Angelenos another way to find out what's happening around town. The ad-supported CBSN Los Angeles includes continuous news co...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Family dog mistakenly euthanized by local animal shelter Someone ought to be sent to the dog house for this horrific mistake. A family’s beloved Australian cattle dog was mistakenly euthanized at a North Carolina animal shelter after a devastating mix-up. The Varker family, from Lexington, N.C., disc...
02:16, 06/15/2019

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
13:48, 05/31/2019

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Local Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at a fake listing....
06:00, 06/22/2019

| WATCH: Theresa May casts vote in local elections Theresa May casts her vote in the local elections. The Prime Minister was with her husband Philip as she went to the polling station in Sonning, Berkshire....
11:16, 05/02/2019

Theresa May under pressure to quit after local election losses Tory councillors and MPs call for PM to go as party sheds more than 1,200 seatsLocal elections: latest news liveElection trackers: full results for English councilsConservative councillors have called for Theresa May to step down after the party suff...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Local partnerships are important for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair recently announced a new code-sharing partnership with one of China's largest airlines, helping the European carrier boost its presence there, says CEO Topi Manner....
03:32, 05/30/2019

Local losses for top two may put stop to early election calls The story from councils declaring results overnight is clear - voters are disillusioned with the two main parties and are shopping around for alternatives....
01:16, 05/03/2019

Pompeo to push in India for more U.S. access to local markets The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing Americans companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month....
14:48, 06/12/2019

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Bann...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Trayvon Martin's mother to run for local office The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. (May 20)        ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Memphis neighborhood mourns local man, worries about more riots Residents of a Memphis neighborhood worried on Friday about any repeat of violent demonstrations that erupted this week after police fatally shot a young black man....
15:16, 06/14/2019

How Was the Stairs Challenge? It’s the end of our stairs challenge, so tell us how it went! Did you do a lunge-focused lower body workout? Try our ladder of increasingly difficult push-ups?...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its factories in the region. Now, suggesting things have improved little, Samsung has confirmed that its sca...
10:48, 06/05/2019

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted -- and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial rollout for some users, YouTube Music's Androi...
08:48, 05/06/2019

Project xCloud demo of Halo 5 nearly indistinguishable from local play Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. After Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference yesterday, we got our first chance to try out Project xCloud, the cloud-based streaming gaming service the company ...
17:16, 06/10/2019

Local philanthropist donates $350K to Pima County JTED TUCSON – With more than 650 Pima County Joint Technical Education District students receiving their Certificates of Completion Friday, a local man has decided to give the program a special gift during the annual ceremony. Ross Potoff and his n...
16:32, 05/17/2019

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially...
14:32, 06/05/2019

YouTube Music can now play local files on Android, finally The phase-out of Play Music in favor of YouTube Music has been a long time coming, though Google’s actions towards this goal haven’t been particularly quick or decisive up to this point. However, with the latest update, YouTube Music has gained an im...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Local favorite Spieth one back of leader Finau at Colonial Local favorite Jordan Spieth, who showed a return to form at last week's PGA Championship, birdied his final hole to sit one shot back of first-round leader Tony Finau at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas on Thursday....
17:16, 05/23/2019

Prosecutors probe alleged fraud in Istanbul local elections Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have launched investigations into alleged irregularities during local elections in Istanbul that resulted in a narrow victory for the opposition....
04:32, 05/02/2019

Expanding Globally, Amazon's Alexa Strives for Local Mindset Getting Alexa to work across the globe and in many languages requires that the company’s engineers keep the local experience in mind, according to Toni Reid, Amazon’s vice president for Alexa Experience and Echo....
19:32, 05/20/2019

Police investigate apparent murder of German local politician German police are investigating the apparent murder of a prominent local politician, known for his pro-migrant views, who was found dead of a gunshot wound at his home....
08:00, 06/04/2019

| Mendu tells Kaizer Chiefs to hire a local coach Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Jabulani Mendu believes the club need to hire a South African coach to help restore the fortunes of the Glamour Boys....
02:48, 05/28/2019

BJP Takes Over Darjeeling Local Body After 17 Councillors Switch Sides The BJP on Saturday gained control of Darjeeling's municipal body after seventeen Gorkha Janmukti Morcha councillors switched over to the party, giving it the majority in the 32-strong assembly....
09:32, 06/08/2019

St. John’s sends message with local Julian Champagnie commit Pop the Champagnie. St. John’s coach Mike Anderson has his first local recruit. Bishop Loughlin wing Julian Champagnie announced his commitment to the Queens school Wednesday night, picking the Red Storm over Pittsburgh, Washington State, Cincinnati ...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Vince Cable: Lib Dems are a major force after local elections Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has hailed the party's local election performance as "brilliant" and believes its opposition to Brexit will be the key to future successes....
06:32, 05/04/2019

| UK's main parties suffer local elections setback over Brexit Britain's main Conservative and Labour parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country's stalled departure from the European Union, partial results showed....
01:16, 05/04/2019

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budget-buster that also hurts community relations with ...
04:48, 06/03/2019

Britain's two main parties get Brexit bashing in local election English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit have punished Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, early results showed on Friday....
06:32, 05/03/2019

Uzbekistan looks to boost local capital markets after eurobond success Lifting restrictions on foreign investors and encouraging local corporate bond issuance top list of priorities for head of new capital markets agency....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Main UK parties suffer Brexit battering in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservative Party sufferslosses as dissatisfied voters turned to new parties and independent candidates amidst the ongoing Brexit deadlock....
16:00, 05/03/2019

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage ...
02:48, 05/14/2019

Mozambique needs $3.2 billion for post-cyclone reconstruction: local media Mozambique will need about $3.2 billion in aid to rebuild infrastructure destroyed by two recent cyclones, government officials were quoted by local media as saying....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
16:16, 05/09/2019

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a mo...
09:16, 06/14/2019

Conservatives, Labor suffer big losses in local British elections The Conservative and Labor parties suffered significant losses in local British elections Thursday, suggesting a possible backlash in the Brexit stalemate....
13:16, 05/03/2019

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
16:48, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Opposition conservatives prevail in Greek local election runoffs Local elections in Greece on Sunday saw the conservative opposition party making further gains against the ruling Syriza ahead of an expected general election next month, initial results indicated....
13:32, 06/02/2019

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Af...
02:00, 06/01/2019

Local elections deliver Brexit bashing for Britain's May and opposition English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit punished both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, results showed on Friday....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Local patient saved with world’s smallest heart pump Doctors at Northwest Medical Center used the world’s smallest heart pump to save a patient. It was the first time the device has been used in the state of Arizona. Earlier this year, Raymond Carr was on the golf course when he started to lose strengt...
04:00, 06/18/2019

St. John’s coach snags assistant with strong local ties Mike Anderson has found his assistant coach with local recruiting ties. On Friday the new St. John’s coach offered the job to Queens native Van Macon, who accepted it, a source confirmed. An official announcement wasn’t expected on Friday. An officia...
06:48, 05/04/2019

Telegram Gets Options to Add Nearby Contacts, Create Local Groups, More The update also brings more options to Notification Exceptions including the ability to toggle message previews for specific chats, a new Search option, and a 'Delete All' tool as well....
02:00, 06/24/2019

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

Your local Abercrombie & Fitch store might be shrinking as part of redesign While Abercrombie & Fitch says it's closing three of its largest stores, it plans to open more, smaller locations and shrink existing shops.        ...
07:16, 05/30/2019

Rajasthan Local Bodies Bypoll: Congress Wins 8 Seats, BJP Gets Five The Congress bagged eight seats while the BJP emerged victorious on five in the Rajasthan local bodies bypoll, results of which were declared Wednesday....
10:16, 06/12/2019

Mickey Mouse gets his way: Disney characters win local union shakeup The workers who play Mickey Mouse and Goofy at Walt Disney World complained about "horrible misrepresentation." Those calls were answered Monday.       ...
22:48, 06/24/2019

Woodstock 50's cancellation would hurt local community, officials say The financial backers say the festival is canceled, but promoters are still hoping to hold Woodstock 50 in Watkins Glen.        ...
05:48, 04/30/2019

Mercedes-Benz to assemble cars in Egypt with local partner FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG says its Mercedes-Benz luxury brand plans to assemble cars in Egypt in cooperation with a local partner. Daimler said it signed a memorandum of understanding Monday with the Egyptian government. T...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Local partnerships are 'important building blocks' for Finnair's China presence, CEO says Finnair's recent code-sharing partnerships with Chinese airlines are important for the company to build up its presence in China, according to CEO Topi Manner....
23:48, 05/29/2019

Tony Finau leads local favorite Spieth by 1 to open Colonial FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday. Defending champion Justin Rose, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 3, shot 74 as all f...
19:32, 05/23/2019

German local politician from Angela Merkel's party found dead Walter Lübcke of CDU party was administrative chief of city of Kassel, in Hesse stateA local politician from the German city of Kassel was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head, police said on Monday, adding that no weapon was found at the scen...
12:32, 06/03/2019

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

Midtown fire destroys local business and damages others shops nearby TUCSON – The fire was so massive, witnesses could see the smoke throughout the city of Tucson. It took fire crews about an hour to get the flames under control. Heavy smoke and flames showing from the roof as crews arrived on the scene. It engu...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos With more than 40 percent of English local council vote results declared, the Conservative Party had lost 359 councillors and the Labour Party had lost 74 councillors, according to a BBC tally....
02:16, 05/03/2019

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
06:32, 05/24/2019

The First TV Show Is Leaving Georgia Over the New Abortion Law. The Local Film Industry Fears What Comes Next This week, the director Reed Morano was supposed to fly to Georgia to scout locations for a new show for Amazon Studios called The Power. The drama series is adapted from a novel by Naomi Alderman, in which young women suddenly develop the power to r...
13:16, 05/21/2019

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
22:48, 06/05/2019

Midwest floods, local rains swell lower Mississippi River NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans office is asking to do something unprecedented: open a historic flood control structure above New Orleans for the second time in one year. This comes as floods across the Midwest have ...
12:32, 05/09/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought local elections battle....
10:00, 04/30/2019

‘When My Son Got Shot Down, I Stood Up.’ Trayvon Martin’s Mom Formally Announces Run for Local Office (MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.) — The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spok...
09:16, 05/21/2019

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, the best you can,” Julia Moser said. A year ag...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Ireland's Greens surge in European, local elections: TV exit poll Support for Ireland's Green Party surged in European and local elections, an exit poll showed on Saturday, putting it in line to take its first seats in the European Parliament for 20 years and make the biggest gains in county and city councils....
08:48, 05/25/2019

Local Weatherman Is Fed Up With NBA Fans Complaining About A Tornado Warning Interrupting Game 7 Last month, Michael Wilbon got his undies in a bunch when a local CBS affiliate interrupted a Masters rerun with a tornado warning, and it turns out he’s not the only cranky sports fan out who can’t be bothered to think about potentially life-threate...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Giving back to the local community, volunteering at Boys and Girls Club TUCSON – A group of mattress executives in town for a bedding convention gave back to the Tucson community on Tuesday, May 7th. For the past three years, workers from King Koil Mattress have sponsored event for local children. This year they st...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Trump doubles down on expected ICE raid amid pushback from local Dem politicians President Trump on Saturday warned that illegal immigrants apprehended in an upcoming roundup by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) “broke the law” and will be deported -- even as local officials are trying to thwart the operation....
09:48, 06/22/2019

Nishikori reaches quarters as local favorite Paire loses focus Kei Nishikori extinguished the hot-headed Benoit Paire's fiery challenge to book his place in the quarter-finals of the French Open with an error-strewn 6-2 6-7(8) 6-2 6-7(8) 7-5 victory on Monday....
09:00, 06/03/2019

Huawei partners with local retailers to sell flagship smartphones in Brazil China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its footprint in Latin America....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Brexit anger? Britain's two main parties suffer in local election English voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit have punished Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the main opposition Labour Party in local elections, early results showed on Friday....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Polls show tight race in Madrid local, regional elections The races to control the Spanish capital and the wider region around Madrid in elections next Sunday look to be going down to the wire, according to two polls....
09:16, 05/19/2019

Czech digital tax aimed at global, not local, internet companies -report The Czech Finance Ministry's new digital tax will apply to internet companies with global turnover of more than 750 million euros ($56.59 million) and taxable income in the Czech Republic of more than 50 million crowns ($2.21 million) in a year, dail...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Local 17-year-old wild card beats US veteran Johnson in Rome Local teenager Jannik Sinner rallies to beat American veteran Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the Italian Open        ...
12:32, 05/12/2019

Hyundai And Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehicles. Though the announcement has not given any......
06:16, 05/28/2019

Dogs owners concerned with local park after cases of Valley Fever TUCSON- Several dog owners are upset with the conditions at the 6th Avenue Park. Those owners said their pets are catching Valley Fever. They believe it’s because of the dirt at the park, which was grass before the city stopped watering it. Max...
19:32, 05/12/2019

'The Arya Challenge' is a meme now, because of course it is Michael Jordan did it in Game 2 of the 1991 NBA Finals. Rey did it in "The Last Jedi." Now, Arya Stark is the latest legend to dispense of her enemy with an iconic hand switch....
10:00, 05/06/2019

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ban means the Chinese tech giant can’t use Android, Google Play Store, Play Services, and apps like Gma...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Saban: Tua needs to challenge self in offseason Alabama coach Nick Saban said Tuesday at SEC spring meetings that quarterback Tua Tagovailoa -- and the rest of his team -- should be motivated by the way last season ended....
16:16, 05/28/2019

Ireland’s big five adventure challenge Beyond the blarney of the Kerry tourist trail, the Reeks District is pitching itself as the country’s adventure playground, with five outdoor activities on offerHalfway through cycling the Ring of the Reeks in Kerry, I realise I am going to make it. ...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Lenovo’s Ego is a $29 smartwatch that will challenge your id Freud described ego as the part of a person's personality responsible for realistically satisfying desires. Could a $29 smartwatch satisfy your cravings?Read More...
13:32, 05/09/2019

Australia’s China Challenge With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese government influence....
01:48, 05/20/2019

| WP, Pumas top SS Rugby Challenge log Western Province and the Pumas, the last two champions of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge are the only undefeated teams left in the competition this year....
11:32, 05/26/2019

Officials: Agents in impending ICE raid shouldn't expect cooperation from local authorities Federal immigration agents can expect pushback from some public officials when they begin a mass roundup of migrant families with deportation orders, an operation slated to begin Sunday at the direction of President Trump....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Brexit-Fatigued English Voters Punish Main Parties in Local Elections Britain’s ruling Conservative Party and its main opposition Labour Party suffered setbacks in English local elections, suggesting widespread frustration over the two parties’ handling of Brexit....
10:32, 05/03/2019

Using Google Maps to find a local business could drain your bank account...or worse Relying on Google Maps to find a local business could have serious consequences, The Wall Street Journal reports today. That's because the platform's search engine is full of fake business listings and rip-off artists. The Journal relayed the story o...
13:48, 06/21/2019

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

Theresa May heckled by her own party members after local election shellacking thanks to Brexit impasse Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May was heckled by her own party Friday, the morning after a drubbing in local elections that saw her Conservative Party take heavy losses amid an ongoing impasse over Britain's departure from the European Uni...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Zuckerberg's Hawaii estate: battle's latest turn 'devastates' local family After the Rapozo family blocked their billionaire-backed cousin from buying land, the tables have suddenly turnedThe March auction was a rare win for the underdog: a group of Hawaiian relatives were able to block their distant cousin from buying up o...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Democrats’ First Target in Their Big Tech Anti-Trust Probe: The Demise of Local Newspapers House lawmakers are kicking off their anti-trust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad anti-trust probe into the te...
10:48, 06/06/2019

| Ethiopia army chief, local officials killed amid regional 'coup' bid Ethiopia's army chief and a top local leader have been shot dead during an attempt to overthrow a regional government in northern Ethiopia, underscoring political instability in the country as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tries to push through reforms....
22:48, 06/24/2019

Jack Dorsey, Killer Mike talk entrepreneurship, supporting local businesses Killer Mike, the rapper, actor and activist, paired up with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey this week in Atlanta for a conversation about entrepreneurship.        ...
05:32, 06/06/2019

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Netflix and Amazon Trail a Local Video Rival in India That's Now Disney-Owned As Netflix and Amazon rush to India to sign up new users, they are up against Hotstar, a mobile-first streaming platform with 300 million monthly users and a new corporate parent—Walt Disney Co....
04:48, 06/04/2019

British voters with Brexit on their minds punish main parties in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost more than 1,000 seats, worse than the drubbing that had been predicted and renewing calls for her to step down....
19:48, 05/03/2019

Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media reports Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
23:16, 05/14/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the European Union, according to updated results Friday. Almo...
14:32, 05/03/2019

U.S. House panel debates giving local news outlets ‘lifeline’ in ad fight Bipartisan U.S. efforts to give news outlets new tools to collectively negotiate with large tech firms collecting the bulk online advertising revenue won support on Tuesday at a U.S. House Committee hearing on the fate of local journalism....
17:48, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-El Salvador rejects Mexican tycoon Slim's bid for local Telefonica unit El Salvador's competition authority on Tuesday said it had rejected a bid by Mexican telecoms company America Movil to acquire the local unit of Spanish rival Telefonica, arguing the planned takeover did not meet anti-trust requirements....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Take the No Credit Card Challenge With Us in June During a recent discussion about credit card rewards, Lifehacker Managing Editor Virginia K. Smith and I found ourselves with a shared lament: We get swipe happy when we know we’re earning credit card rewards....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Silent Meditation Retreats: Are You Up for the Challenge? Silent retreats offer a respite from our clamorous, digital world. But is the rigor of mute vacations worth the wellness rewards? A skittish novice and a seasoned meditator speak out....
15:00, 05/30/2019

PGA a new major challenge for Woods with a familiar look A familiar setting and a different Tiger Woods who goes after 2nd leg of Grand Slam at Bethpage Black        ...
08:48, 05/15/2019

The big challenge after D-day tribute: keep the memory alive OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — Now that the ever frailer D-Day veterans are leaving the Normandy beaches , 75 years after their heroics turned the course of World War II and changed Europe, the challenge to keep the memory of that momentous day alive inc...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Your business passed the GDPR challenge — but SCA is next Europe is bracing itself for a big shake-up in how we pay for things online, which will have significant consequences for businesses across the region. Similar to how GDPR hugely impacted how millions of organizations handle personal data when it was...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Global change: Challenge or opportunity? At Berlin's European School of Business and Technologies (ESMT), experts differ on how to confront a world economy with shifting powers. DW's Lars Halter takes a closer look at whether there's any common ground at all....
08:32, 06/06/2019

| SA dismiss Mexican hockey challenge South Africa and Mexico took on each other for the first time in a winner takes all group stage game at the FIH Hockey Series Final in Bhubaneswar in India....
13:00, 06/10/2019

Bottas can still challenge Hamilton, says Wolff Valtteri Bottas can still challenge runaway leader Lewis Hamilton for the Formula One title but he needs to adapt his driving style to do it, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff....
07:48, 06/24/2019

The June Fitness Challenge Is: Playgrounds This month we’re going to get outside and exercise on the playground! Swings, slides, and monkey bars all make great workout equipment, plus you’re usually surrounded by park benches, trees, and other structures to use creatively. This is gonna be fu...
15:16, 06/03/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos: partial results British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party were both punished by English voters in a local election for the deadlock over Brexit, partial results showed on Friday....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Trail Blazers In Petty Feud With Local Publication Over Powerfully Inane Blog Post If, or more realistically, when the Portland Trail Blazers are eliminated, it will mark the end of the deepest playoff run for the franchise in almost 20 years. They should be focusing on this triumph, and what it portends for the future. Instead, t...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Golf: Local hero Romo excites with early eagle before fading at Byron Nelson Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo created some early excitement with an eagle at the AT&T Byron Nelson on Thursday but ultimately fumbled away his round to finish with a five-over-par 76....
13:48, 05/10/2019

China's farm stocks defy Sino-U.S. trade rout on local demand expectations The fresh escalation in the long-running Sino-U.S. trade dispute prompted a sharp selloff in Chinese markets last week with the yuan and banking and tech stocks hit particularly hard though some sectors, like farming, managed to outperform....
01:32, 05/20/2019

Making A Difference: Local Football Club Chapter Donates 300 Pounds Of Food To God’s Pantry LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lexington Spurs, a local chapter for the Tottenham Football Club, is turning their passion for the sport into a way to give back. The motto of the Tottenham Spurs Football Club from London, England is “to dare...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Ireland's main parties hold steady as Sinn Fein slumps in local vote Ireland's two largest parties held their own in local elections on Sunday in a bad day for left-wing Sinn Fein, whose political ascent in the republic suffered its first major setback....
18:16, 05/26/2019

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan extended production restrictions on heavy industry to end-June, local government-backed media reported on Wednesday, as the smog-prone city aims to improve its air quality....
18:48, 06/04/2019

Modernising Lloyd's of London a challenge - chairman Modernising Lloyd's of London will be a challenge, its chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown said in New York late on Tuesday, as the 330-year old insurance market prepares to switch business to two automated exchanges....
03:16, 06/19/2019

Why Mamata Banerjee Is Throwing A "100 Sit-Ups" Challenge For PM Modi Mamata Banerjee, matching Prime Minister Narendra Modi attack for attack in a fierce national election campaign in Bengal, threw an unusual challenge for him while campaigning in Bankura on Thursday....
03:48, 05/09/2019

Trade dispute with US a political challenge for China’s Xi BEIJING (AP) — The tariff war between Washington and Beijing poses one of the biggest challenges yet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially exposing his political vulnerabilities at a time when the Chinese economy is already slowing. Xi needs ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Raptors offer new challenge, vibe for Warriors TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors are playing in their first NBA Finals, and that makes the Golden State Warriors' fifth consecutive appearance slightly different....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Alabama’s abortion law is designed to challenge Roe v Wade: What’s next? The Alabama lawmakers who crafted the strictest abortion legislation in the nation hope it will be the measure that takes down Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the right to an abortion. When signing the measure Wednesday, Alabama G...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Title challenge next season would be miracle, says Solskjaer "Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted it would be “miraculous” if Manchester United were among the sides challenging for the Premier League title next season."...
07:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies....
03:48, 06/12/2019

| Koepka challenge inspiring rivals like Tiger once did PGA Championship leader Brooks Koepka says his secrets to success are simpler than people think while rivals are being inspired like Tiger Woods once motivated them....
01:48, 05/19/2019

'Out of place' Jerome Boateng faces new challenge As Bayern Munich celebrated another domestic double, club president Uli Hoeness suggested the 30-year-old defender begin to look for a new club. After eight successful years, where does this leave Jerome Boateng?...
11:32, 05/26/2019

Changing marijuana laws a challenge for employers: Ask HR Employers should proceed with caution, given changing marijuana laws and potential limits on questions and testing of employees.       ...
11:48, 06/18/2019

Competitors gearing up to challenge Tesla’s dominance The automaker, facing a raft of financial and safety issues just as a flood of competitors are hitting the market, could soon find its dominance of the nascent electric vehicle industry in jeopardy....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Slippery challenge: can the European eel be saved from oblivion? Project hopes to identify best habitats for extraordinary creature more endangered than giant panda – and shed light on mysterious breeding location“That one is definitely over five years old, it could be eight to 10 years old,” shouts Dr Peter Walke...
11:32, 05/18/2019

DQ'd owner offers $5M challenge to Derby foes Maximum Security owner Gary West has issued a multimillion-dollar challenge to the owners of four horses that benefited from his horse's historic disqualification in the Kentucky Derby....
15:48, 05/17/2019

Rapper Bow Wow just got out-danced by his own daughter doing the Woah Challenge Rapper Bow Wow posted a video of himself and and his 8-year-old daughter having a little dance battle to the Woah Challenge.        ...
09:00, 05/29/2019

Nicklaus details challenge of Pebble Beach No. 17 Jack Nicklaus details the challenges of hole No. 17 at Pebble Beach and how he would approach different pin positions. (June 13)       ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

This Month's Fitness Challenge Theme Is: Stairs This month, we’re challenging you to take the stairs. All through the month of May, we’ll have stair-centric exercises and workouts for you to add into your routine. And the first one is, simply: walk or run up a bunch of stairs....
19:00, 05/03/2019

Pixel 3a Review: Google's $400 Challenge to the $1,000 Smartphone At a time when we’re being told that $1,000 is what good smartphones cost, Google released a $400 phone that holds its own, says columnist David Pierce....
17:16, 05/07/2019

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
01:00, 06/14/2019

Former State Lawmaker To Challenge McConnell In GOP Primary Hey Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a &#...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Man City fends off Liverpool challenge for title The Premier League title race between Manchester City and Liverpool went down to the wire but there were to be no final twists in what's been a thrilling tale....
01:32, 05/13/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
01:32, 05/13/2019

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on climate change. They say their culture and homeland are at risk....
01:32, 05/13/2019

Frugal Traveler: Taking the $57-a-Day Challenge in Prague That’s what a typical resident of the city earns. Can you get a real taste of the Czech capital for that much? Without skimping on the beer or the sights?...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Paul Pogba: ‘It could be a good time to have a new challenge’ • Manchester United midfielder suggests he wants transfer• Pogba has been linked with Real Madrid and JuventusPaul Pogba suggested on Sunday that he could be open to a move away from Manchester United, telling reporters in Tokyo that now “could be a ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Woodland ready to fight off challenge at U.S. Open Some of golf's biggest names will try to chase down Gary Woodland after the American journeyman fired a record-equalling six-under 65 to take a two-shot lead into the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday....
14:16, 06/15/2019

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day vet as he returns to France. Lambert says kids are the key to history never repeating itself. (June 4...
17:00, 06/04/2019

71% of students would prefer a Mac to a PC – if they could afford one It appears that students in higher education would rather use a Mac than a Windows PC, with 71% of respondents to a recent survey expressing their preference for Apple’s devices.The survey was conducted by Vanson Bourne, a third-party research...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set for Commons clash ahead of local elections Theresa May is set for a Commons clash with Jeremy Corbyn as both face growing pressure from their own parties over Brexit ahead of this week's local elections....
06:00, 05/01/2019

Watford hoping to work with local council to resolve issue over inflatable training ground dome Watford are hoping to work with Hertsmere Borough Council to find a positive resolution after they were refused permission to use an inflatable dome at their training ground all year round....
09:32, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Schmidt Peterson wins pit stop challenge INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Marcus Ericsson and his Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports team beat Scott Dixon and Chip Ganassi Racing in the best-of-three final to win the annu...
14:32, 05/24/2019

The ‘Arya Challenge’ Is the Best Game of Thrones Phenomenon in the Realm Warning: This story contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. The “Arya challenge” has arrived — courtesy of the fierce warrior Arya Stark’s heroics as she drove her Valyrian steel blade into the Night King to kill him in the mos...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Widow Honors Husband In Memorial Day Crossfit Challenge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– On this Memorial Day, a family who lost their loved one honored him by taking on the Murph Challenge. The challenge includes push ups, pull ups, squats, and running. Emily Dieruf Chambers and hundreds of others spent Mo...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Democrats Challenge Trump’s UN Nominee On Climate Change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clarify that she will put U.S. interests ahead of her own financial interests when it comes to climate ch...
12:48, 05/06/2019

The Latest: US attorneys challenge grizzly bear ruling BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on court case that will decide if Yellowstone-area grizzly bears should retain federal protections (all times local): 5:15 p.m. U.S. officials are asking a federal appeals court to overturn part of a judge’s ru...
18:16, 05/24/2019

French demands challenge FCA-Renault deal push France has increased its demands as it seeks to maintain government influence if Renault and Fiat Chrysler merge, people close to the negotiations said....
05:32, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Court hears challenge to cleric’s imprisonment ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a challenge to the imprisonment of a 1960s black militant who later became a Muslim cleric and was convicted of killing a sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 10:50 a.m. Supporters of a 1960s black militant-turned-Mu...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Bar complaint against 7 lawyers could lead to challenge of Utah polygamy law A complaint filed with the Utah State Bar that claims seven attorneys should not be allowed to practice because they are polygamists could provide grounds for a constitutional challenge to the state's bigamy law....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactm...
16:16, 06/05/2019

Malta challenge withdrawn from 2021 America's Cup: organizers The next America's Cup regatta in New Zealand in 2021 suffered a blow on Friday with its organizers confirming that a challenge from Malta has been withdrawn....
23:48, 05/30/2019

Rep. Joaquin Castro says he will not run to challenge Sen. John Cornyn in Texas U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro said Wednesday that he will not challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, for his seat in 2020. The Democratic congressman from San Antonio had said in early March that he was considering a run....
02:48, 05/02/2019

Why Andy Ruiz is ready for Anthony Joshua challenge Andy Ruiz and his trainer argue why in his case looks can be deceiving The post Why Andy Ruiz is ready for Anthony Joshua challenge appeared first on Boxing News....
15:32, 05/06/2019

| Big guns flex their muscles in SuperSport Rugby Challenge All the usual suspects delivered strong performances during the SuperSport Rugby Challenge with the Bulls and Lions posting the biggest scores of the weekend....
05:16, 05/05/2019

Christian Eriksen says he is ready to leave Tottenham for new challenge Midfielder says any move ‘would have to be a step up’Real Madrid may have to pay £130m to buy him this summerChristian Eriksen has confirmed the worst kept secret at Tottenham: that he wants to take on a new challenge at another club this summer. The...
04:16, 06/05/2019

At $9,950, Will This 1971 Porsche 914 Chalon Prove a Challenge to Sell? While Hans Christian Andersen’s ugly duckling did turn into a beautiful swan, the same transformation can perhaps not be said for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 914 with its Mitcom Chalon body kit. Its beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but ...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
13:48, 06/04/2019

Food Challenge: Can You Finish These Humongous Chhola Bhaturas? Here's Where To Try The humongous bhaturas at Punjabi By Nature are not only astonishing but are extremely delicious too. And guess what, it costs only 250 bucks and is served steaming hot with some delightful paneer......
19:32, 06/10/2019

The answer to Uber's profit challenge? It may lie in its trove of data Over the past two years, Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi has used his peace-making and political skills to settle battles with lawmakers and rivals and endear himself to employees who had suffered through a wretched period of corporate scandal...
04:32, 05/09/2019

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral ...
00:48, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Ohio AG to fight ACLU abortion ban challenge COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit challenging a restrictive Ohio abortion ban (all times local): 3 p.m. Attorney General David Yost says the state will “vigorously” defend Ohio’s restrictive abortion law from a court cha...
12:48, 05/15/2019

Becker slates younger generation's inability to challenge 'big three' "Boris Becker says younger players on the men\u0027s tour do not have the right mindset to challenge the \"big three\" of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in the Grand Slams."...
00:16, 06/11/2019

| Stormers defence coach relishes Crusaders challenge It may seem a daunting task to keep the Crusaders quiet but the challenge of trying to do so is one that Stormers defence coach Norman Laker is looking forward to....
09:48, 05/15/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Novartis defeats challenge to validity of Afinitor patent Novartis scored a win in litigation over one of the patents underlying its cancer treatment Afinitor, as a federal appeals court on Monday rejected arguments by the would-be maker of a generic version that the patent is invalid....
07:00, 05/15/2019

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
13:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest attempt by conservatives to reverse a 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a woman's right to it....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Progressive announces bid to challenge Susan Collins in 2020 GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Betsy Sweet, a progressive Democrat who ran for governor of Maine last year, has announced her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins. The former State House lobbyist announced her candidacy Thursday at Sebago Lake Di...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Ferrari F1 team could use FIA 'review' to challenge Vettel penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team may use the FIA's 'right of review' to re-examine Sebastian Vettel's Canadian Grand Prix penalty rather than pursuing a formal appeal, Autosport has learned...
09:48, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and therefore owners should not be required to register them....
18:48, 06/10/2019

Former FIFA official to challenge life ban at sports court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi will challenge his life ban from soccer for financial corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport next month       ...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Chimps that mash potatoes challenge our understanding of tool use Chimps have figured out how to use sticks to mash potatoes. The finding could prompt a rethink of the role of culture in our hominin ancestors’ use of tools...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei Android ban: Time for Honor to rise to the challenge? The global launch of the Honor 20 in London today (May 21) was supposed to be a casual, normal one for Huawei, the world’s second largest smartphone vendor behind Samsung.However the legal roller-coaster that preceded it has now transformed th...
15:16, 05/21/2019

| SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finalists confirmed The Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will faceGriquas next weekend in the semi-finals of the 2019 edition of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge....
20:16, 06/09/2019

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

Austrian Muslims to challenge school headscarf ban in court The organization representing Austria's Muslims said on Thursday it would ask the Constitutional Court to reverse a ban on headscarves in primary schools a day after it was passed in parliament....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Huawei to challenge U.S. export sanction which it says will harm America Huawei Technologies said on Thursday it will challenge a decision by the U.S. Commerce Department to add the Chinese company to a export blacklist, warning the decision "will do significant economic harm to the American companies with which Huawei do...
10:32, 05/16/2019

Charles Schwab Challenge: Brandt Snedeker is a value play Fresh off of the PGA Championship, the tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club. Colonial has played host to this Tour (under different names) since 1946. It is a shorter par-70 track that never has h...
14:48, 05/22/2019

Soccer-Man Utd need miracle to mount challenge next season-Solskjaer Manchester United would need a "miraculous season" to be in the running for the Premier League title next year because of how much their rivals have improved, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Friday....
04:32, 05/10/2019

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in Le Havre, France....
01:16, 06/09/2019

How millennials make running a business a tough challenge When my girlfriend and I teamed with a partner to open Madame X in the West Village in 1997, millennials weren’t old enough to drink. Now, these 21- to-37-year-olds comprise the heart of our bar business — both as patrons and staff — and it’s clear w...
19:32, 06/22/2019

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence. The...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Retail's Latest Challenge: Higher Trade Tariffs Shares of retailers, buffeted by rising trade tensions in recent sessions, face a key test this week when Macy’s, Walmart and others begin reporting quarterly earnings....
12:32, 05/13/2019

Indonesian opposition set to challenge election result in court Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto is set to lodge a challenge to the result of the April 17 election in the Constitutional Court on Friday after complaining that the vote was rigged....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Zion Williamson relishes challenge of leading Pelicans into new era Zion Williamson has described this year as a movie. Thursday night was like a fairy tale — it felt to good to be true for the Duke phenom who is now the face of the Pelicans. Here he was, on the NBA draft stage at Barclays Center, shaking hands with ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan faces challenge in Istanbul poll ISTANBUL (AP) — Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey’s largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies could lose control of Istanbul’s administration for the first time in 25 years. Opposition candi...
00:16, 06/23/2019

| Dolphins grab T20 Challenge semi-final spot Keshav Maharaj and Robbie Frylinck shared five wickets as the Dolphins brilliantly snuck into the CSA T20 Challenge semi-finals after beating the Cobras....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Odisha To Shut 1,000 Schools Having Less Than 10 Students Close to 1000 schools having less than 10 students on the roll will be shut down in Odisha to tackle the teachers'' shortage issue, the government said on Sunday....
13:16, 06/23/2019

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters ...
21:32, 05/24/2019

19 students kill themselves over exam results Nineteen students have taken their own lives in the Indian state of Telangana since mid-April, after the release of intermediate examination results, officials say....
04:48, 05/01/2019

Two major donations to help UA students in financial need TUCSON – A program at The University of Arizona received two giant donations on Tuesday, May 14th in order to help students in need. The Arizona Assurance Program received $500,000 dollars from The Marshall Foundation. Half of that donation wil...
00:00, 05/15/2019

The Mueller Report will be read in its entirety over 24 hours in New York this weekend in an event organized by local theater groups Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A reading of all 448-pages of the Mueller Report is taking place in Queens, New York on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning on Saturday evening, volunteers will read from the report over 24 hours. Music will play over some o...
16:48, 06/01/2019

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
20:48, 06/07/2019

Lawmakers challenge Trump official on Saudi arms sale WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are grilling State Department officials over President Donald Trump’s move to sell arms to Saudi Arabia without congressional review. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel of New York decried the move ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Nigeria's Buhari kicks off challenge-filled second term with low-key inauguration Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at a low-key inauguration ceremony in which he surprised many by not delivering a speech....
13:16, 05/29/2019

Navy draft pick embraces double challenge: Duty first, Red Sox soon Noah Song tells ESPN he plans to sign with Boston in the next week. He'll report to Class A but will head shortly to flight school and, like NBA legend David Robinson before him, serve out his commitment to the armed forces....
08:32, 06/12/2019

Appeals court rejects challenge to PolyMet copper mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a request for another environmental review for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Environmental groups asked the appeals court to order the Department o...
10:32, 05/28/2019

NASA Announces University Student Design Challenge Winners NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland has chosen scholars from The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, Virginia, as first and second place winners of the 2018-2019 ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
18:16, 06/03/2019

Maximum Security owner issues $20 million challenge to rivals The owner of Maximum Security, the bay colt that finished first in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago but was later disqualified, is so confident in his horse that he issued a $20 million challenge to several rivals on Friday....
15:48, 05/17/2019

NASA Announces Winners of 25th Annual Rover Challenge NASA has announced the winners of the 2019 Human Exploration Rover Challenge, held April 12-13 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama....
09:16, 04/28/2019

| Family affair as Penaud leads Clermont to third Challenge Cup title A first-half try by backline sensation Damian Penaud helped to create family history and a record-equalling third European Challenge Cup triumph for Clermont....
03:16, 05/11/2019

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal....
16:48, 06/14/2019

Australians go to polls as government tries to hold off strong Labor challenge Millions of Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on climate change and tax reform....
01:00, 05/18/2019

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual legal salvo that throws the $26 billion deal into doubt. James — joined on Tuesday by her counterparts ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is Designed to Challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court. Here’s What Happens Next Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape or incest, prompting an outcry from abortion rights activists across the country and setting up a challenge to Roe v. W...
20:16, 05/15/2019

Jamaica's World Challenge meeting canceled due to financial issues Jamaica's only international invitational athletics meeting has been canceled for financial reasons, officials said on Monday, with one athlete's agent concerned it could affect their preparations for this year's world championships....
21:16, 04/29/2019

Disney takes control of Hulu to challenge Netflix, Amazon Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp, as it vies for a bigger piece of the global video streaming market dominated by companies such as Netflix Inc....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Rise of smaller rivals throws up fresh challenge to bitcoin Bitcoin's weathered hacks, heists, booms and busts to reign as the king of cryptocurrencies through its first decade. But now there's a fresh challenge to its dominance of the fledgling market: some 2,000 smaller digital coins....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 nomination -- dealing a significant blow to the efforts by Trump’s Republican critics...
13:00, 06/01/2019

Jim O'Neill: China could globalize the yuan in a challenge to the US dollar's dominance Former Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Jim O'Neill, said China could use its currency to gain an edge over the U.S. — but not by devaluing the yuan....
04:00, 06/20/2019

Planned Parenthood readies challenge to near-total abortion ban in Alabama Planned Parenthood president says near-total ban "will cost women's lives;" Ivey mum on whether she will sign it        ...
11:32, 05/15/2019

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
17:48, 06/14/2019

Amazon speeds up shipping, but rivals' stores buck its challenge Amazon's promise of one-day shipping threatens to upend the retail sector, but its rivals’ physical stores give the likes of Walmart and Target powerful assets that Amazon itself is scrambling to match....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Black Voters Challenge House Members: Why Is Trump Still in Office? While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
12:48, 05/30/2019

Golfer disqualified from Challenge Tour event – after running out of balls • Clément Berardo makes early exit in first round of Spanish event• Frenchman loses his last ball on 16th hole at Valle RomanoFrench golfer Clément Berardo has made an embarrassing exit from a Challenge Tour event, after being disqualified for runnin...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 2017 data presented last year by the Canadian Institute for Health Information....
18:32, 05/13/2019

In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama, A Huge Challenge To Get People To Vote It's an unusual election meeting in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, yet to completely recover from the effects of February's terror attack that left 40 paramilitary soldiers dead....
14:48, 05/03/2019

Four Countries Challenge Beijing To Naval Drills In The South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a US guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in......
03:48, 05/09/2019

Chamber of Commerce could challenge Trump's Mexico tariffs in court The Chamber of Commerce may give President Trump a legal fight over his plan to slap 5% tariffs on all Mexican goods, eventually rising to 25%, if the country doesn't crack down on immigration to the U.S....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Liberty mounts latest court challenge to 'snooper's charter' Rights group argues powers of MI5 and GCHQ to obtain and store data breach human rightsThe legality of the intelligence services’ bulk surveillance activities under which personal data is obtained from social media companies as well as through hackin...
05:32, 06/17/2019

The Big Challenge for Policy Makers: Policing American Tech Giants Free services are good for consumers. Monopolies tend to be bad for them. The big tech platforms have elements of both and that’s vexing global policy makers as they struggle to police America’s digital powerhouses....
05:16, 06/03/2019

Google thwarts shareholder challenge to its China search plans If investors and employees were hoping to prompt cultural change at Alphabet during the company's shareholder meeting, they were likely disappointed. Voters at the meeting rejected all shareholder proposals, including a resolution that would ha...
14:32, 06/19/2019

Saskatchewan loses carbon tax challenge — what it means for the rest of Canada Chief Justice Robert Richards ruled that establishing minimum national standards for a price on greenhouse gas emissions falls under federal jurisdiction....
16:16, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Patriots' challenge in offseason is to merge new elements with old ones As the Patriots look to launch their Super Bowl title defense, there will be plenty of changes and new wrinkles to account for this season.        ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Challenge Congress to Fight In Name Of "Bofors-Accused" Rajiv Gandhi: PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has been shredded by the opposition for his comment on Rajiv Gandhi, today amplified the argument, challenging the Congress to "fight polls in the name of the......
07:00, 05/06/2019

Roy Moore to challenge Doug Jones for Alabama Senate seat Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Thursday announced plans to challenge Sen. Doug Jones in 2020 two years after allegations of sexual misconduct derailed his first bid for the seat....
05:32, 06/21/2019

Brexit Party Falls Short in Its First Parliamentary Election Challenge The U.K.’s opposition Labour Party fended off the upstart euroskeptic Brexit Party during a by-election touted as a litmus test for a protest movement that threatens to reshape British politics....
06:16, 06/07/2019

Tariff Threats Pose Challenge for China's Xi to Keep Talks on Track President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s economy while not being seen as caving to Washington....
08:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO to challenge extradition in hearing set for Jan 2020 -company Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will bring a motion to challenge her extradition to the United States in January 2020, the company said in a statement on Thursday after her legal team appeared in a Canadian court to set future...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Atletico leads Spanish challenge to Champions League revamp Seven Spanish soccer teams have protested against a plan to transform the Champions League into a largely closed competition, openly opposing the European Club Association ahead of emergency meetings in Malta        ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

John Krasinski encourages fans to take The Murph Challenge for Memorial Day Memorial Day is known for barbecues and beers but most importantly, it's also time to remember and reflect on the fallen who lost their lives serving our country....
12:16, 05/27/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
12:48, 05/23/2019

Janoris Jenkins survived Giants purge and is facing next challenge Cornerbacks are part of a defense and members of a team, of course, but they are often on an island — not in the Tom Hanks/“Cast Away’’ sense, but in that they often do their best work in isolation, one-on-one with a receiver. Janoris Jenkins in many...
17:00, 05/21/2019

AG Beshear Wins Tough Dem Primary Fight To Challenge Gov. Bevin (LEX 18) — Andy Beshear won a hard-fought primary election Tuesday to become the Democratic nominee for governor and face off against Gov. Matt Bevin in November. Beshear, the current Kentucky attorney general, fought off tough challenges from ...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Moronic ‘Vacuum Challenge’ is latest dangerous online trend A moronic new social media challenge involving a vacuum cleaner and trash bags has gone viral, much to the dismay of health experts, who warn that the idiotic trend could have fatal results. Numerous videos have emerged on YouTube showing participant...
14:32, 06/04/2019

| Boris Johnson wins court challenge over misconduct summons Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, won his bid to block a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
17:32, 06/07/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrants to enforce laws that cover more than customs and immigration, according to a court filing by civil...
19:48, 04/30/2019

Will Challenge Opposition Chief Rule If Congress Allows: Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Friday said the single largest party in Lok Sabha deserves the post of Leader of Opposition and alleged that the rule cited to deny it the status was......
11:16, 06/07/2019

TikTok Owner Said to Challenge Spotify, Apple With Music Service ByteDance, owner of the popular video app TikTok, is said to be developing a paid music service that will challenge industry leaders Spotify and Apple Music in emerging markets....
09:00, 05/22/2019

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
21:48, 06/08/2019

Champions League: Jürgen Klopp relishing Barcelona challenge The Liverpool coach has never faced Barcelona in a competitive game. The German is well aware of the threat posed by Lionel Messi and co but wants his team to have the courage to play their own football....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hilarious captions for it....
05:00, 06/06/2019

Lalu Yadav's Absence Big Challenge In Fighting Polls, Says Son Tej Pratap The absence of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad during campaigning in Bihar for the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls was a "very big challenge", but the party has put up a "good fight"......
05:00, 05/22/2019

Georgia high court to hear appeal in election challenge ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court plans to hear an appeal of the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the outcome of the election for lieutenant governor in November. The arguments set for Tuesday will shine a spotlight on the state’s ...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Bounce house goes airborne, injuring five students Several students were injured at a Washington state high school Wednesday when a gust of wind catapulted a bouncy house at least 10 feet into the air, officials said. A “strong gust of wind” flipped the bounce house over around 2:30 p.m. ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Extra-mural studies: why students should not look away from uncomfortable art The case of George Washington high school in San Francisco is mirrored by the covering of harsh images in Harlem. But such images must be seenEven urging a “truer history”, Paloma Flores, a member of California’s Pitt River tribe, questions the valid...
10:32, 05/26/2019

China warns students: Be careful if studying in US The Chinese Ministry of Education has warned students to be careful if studying in the United States -- the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
04:48, 06/03/2019

Huawei is No. 1 place Chinese students want to work The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work....
07:32, 06/20/2019

Students struggled with shooter, stopped further bloodshed HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted the gun, recounted one of the young men. They sla...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Wisconsin students make disabled cat new legs Tabby cat gets new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3-D printer. (May 3 )        ...
14:48, 05/03/2019

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Students who owe lunch money to get cold sandwiches WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island school district will begin serving cold sandwiches instead of hot lunches to students whose families owe lunch money. Warwick Public Schools says it is owed more than $40,000 from outstanding lunch payments and can...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Students found safe after disappearing from NYC schools Both students who disappeared Friday from their respective New York City schools have been found safe, police said Saturday. Junior Parker, the 21-year-old autistic man who disappeared from lower Manhattan’s Stuyvesant High School, where he had...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Students take cover as school shooting kills one Two people are in custody outside Denver, accused of opening fire in a charter school, killing a teenager and wounding eight others. Authorities say the student who was killed was an 18-year-old male. (May 8)        ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Google's Chromebook App Hub for students and teachers is live We can argue about the merits and flaws of Chromebooks all day long, but one thing is clear: They've found a strong foothold in the education market. Indeed, today Google is announcing that more than 30 million Chromebooks are in use by students...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since '06 Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the closure of 265 schools and raising concerns that children will start to drop out....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Texas students F-bombed during standardized test Some Texas fifth-graders got an eyeful while taking a standardized test – when an F-bomb popped up in an image, according to a report. While taking the test on April 10, a student in the Lumberton school district alerted a teacher about the offensive...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since ’06 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the closure of 265 schools and raising concerns that children will start to drop out. Investigators with the ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
20:00, 05/15/2019

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, which reviewed surveys of 40,000 15-year-old students from across nine English-speaking countries, found ...
19:32, 04/29/2019

Report: Puerto Rico saw 44% drop in students since ‘06 Researchers say that public and private school enrollment in Puerto Rico has dropped 44% since 2006, leading to the closure of 265 schools and raising concerns that children will start to drop out...
12:16, 05/07/2019

Bath Co. Students Test Out Solar Race Car SPARTA, Ky. (LEX 18)– Students at Bath County High School tested out their solar race car at the Kentucky Speedway Friday. Some of them aren’t even old enough to drive a car, but they certainly can build one. The car is the result of a 24...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
09:16, 05/20/2019

Denver: eight students injured in shooting at school Several are in critical condition, sheriff’s department spokeswoman says, and the two shooters are in custodyAuthorities say eight students were injured in a shooting at a suburban Denver school on Tuesday, and several are in critical condition.Dougl...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Even community colleges are too expensive for low-income students Lyric Young’s financial experience in community college was luckier than most. Yet she is now struggling to afford to continue her education at a public four-year college. Young, who lives in Manhattan, was part of the City University of New York’s A...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Teacher Has Two Students Receive Prestigious Scholarship LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lee County school teacher feels like she shot a hole in one, now that two of her students have received a prestigious national scholarship that empowers women on the golf course and in the boardroom. In the mountains...
17:00, 05/16/2019

400 Students Of US College Get Surprise From Billionaire On Graduation Sunday was already a day of joy and pride for the graduating class at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia -- and then it got a whole lot better....
21:32, 05/19/2019

My mother never gave up on my brother. Because of her, I never give up on my students. My actress mom believed her severely disabled son would get better until he died at 44. I've carried that lesson through 3 decades of teaching teens.        ...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Stanford students' robot dog does backflips for (relatively) cheap Robots with dog-like talents are nothing new, but it's not exactly practical to buy one that can do more than the basics. The new Aibo is cute, for instance, but not very athletic. A group of Stanford students might have a better solution. Th...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Canada wants more international students — but getting a visa isn’t easy for some Pakistan's High Commission in Ottawa has urged federal government officials to address what its spokesman calls a "very high" visa rejection rate for the Asian country's students....
11:00, 05/11/2019

20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam Official media say a van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project has crashed into a curb in central Vietnam, injuring 12....
03:32, 05/13/2019

Jennifer Hudson embraces Parkland students At the Pulitzer Prize awards ceremony where she honored Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson met students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (May 29)        ...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Students stage walkout over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos posted to social media, school officials said....
17:32, 05/01/2019

UK students stripped of visas over cheating accusations Around 34,000 international students were plunged into illegality after being accused of cheating on an English language test. Some gave up and returned to their home countries. Others found themselves stuck in Britain....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Man pleads guilty to killing three Muslim students The North Carolina man charged with killing three Muslim university students has pleaded guilty four years after the slayings. (June 12)        ...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
13:00, 06/24/2019

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
10:16, 06/18/2019