NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 20:52 2019-08-13

After decades of war in Kurdistan, local biologists try to save the Persian leopard

The fate of the Persian leopard is closely intertwined with that of Kurdistan, says Kurdish biologist, Hana Raza. She is fighting to protect the rare animal after four decades of war in the region....

After decades of war in Kurdistan, local biologists try to save the Persian leopard

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New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their community. Whether that will be enough to ensure its long-term survival remains an open question. Many news outlets across the U.S. are struggling to su...
06:26 2019-06-19

'There's no free media right now in Kurdistan': Kamal Chomani There was great hope for the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan when it was granted autonomy by Iraq in 2003. Yet journalist Kamal Chomani says there is no independent media — and thus limited press freedom....
11:52 2019-07-04

Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan – At least one Turkish diplomat was killed in a shooting that took place on Wednesday in the Iraqi Kurdish capital, Kurdish security officials and Turkish media stated....
23:52 2019-07-17

Turkish jets bomb Iraqi Kurdistan after diplomat killing Turkish warplanes have struck a mountainous region near the Iraq-Iran border, where a Kurdish separatist group is known to operate. Ankara blames them for Wednesday's killing of a Turkish diplomat in Erbil....
14:39 2019-07-19

Iraqi Kurdistan arrests Turkish lawmaker's brother for assassination of diplomat Security services in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat in the Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Erbil....
18:26 2019-07-20

Biologists have a problem with homosexuality – they should get over it Studies that reduce human sexuality to two neat categories – gay and straight – are bad science and stoke societal prejudice, says neuroethologist Andrew Barron...
17:00 2019-08-16

Sofia Vergara stuns in leopard swimsuit The "Modern Family" star recently went on Instagram to share several photos of her and husband Joe Manganiello's trip to Italy. The couple is celebrating their 5-year dating anniversary....
02:13 2019-07-06

3 Arrested With Leopard Skin In Maharashtra: Police A leopard skin was recovered from a house in Gondia district of Maharashtra and three persons were arrested in this connection, police said on Thursday....
10:39 2019-08-01

Swappa local: A trusted local marketplace to buy and sell your used gear For local sales, people often use Craigslist, OfferUp, or Facebook. Swappa is known for trusted exchanges of tech and is now bringing its validation processes and community to local markets....
21:39 2019-07-03

Toddler mauled to death by leopard in national park A 2-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard yesterday at his family’s staff quarters inside Kruger National Park in South Africa. The terrified toddler was bitten repeatedly on the neck and body, and despite his distraught parents rushing him to the hospital, he was pronounced dead on ar...
23:00 2019-06-06

Deaths of 75 gray whales stump biologists Biologists from the U.S. government launched a special investigation into the deaths of over 70 gray whales that have washed ashore the west coast over the past few months looking abnormally thin and weak....
21:26 2019-06-02

Cancer biologists identify new drug combo When it comes to killing cancer cells, two drugs are often better than one. Some drug combinations offer a one-two punch that kills cells more effectively, requires lower doses of each drug, and can help to prevent drug resistance. MIT biologists have now found that by combining two existing clas...
21:13 2019-07-10

Biologists name new rat snake species after little-known Iron Age kingdom Scientists have identified a new species of rat snake living in Eastern Europe. The team of herpetologists decided to name the snake after the often overlooked Iron Age kingdom of Urartu....
03:26 2019-05-29

Camouflaged Snow Leopard Image In Himachal Pradesh Goes Viral A photograph of a snow leopard clicked by wildlife photographer Saurabh Desai has gone viral on social media after many netizens found it hard to spot the animal on a rocky mountain with patches of......
16:13 2019-05-21

New disease threats pose danger to snow leopard population Several infections are posing a threat to the wild snow leopards population, along with the people and other animals surrounding their habitat, new research shows....
17:52 2019-06-06

Leopard kills toddler in South Africa's Kruger park Big cat that attacked two-year-old was hunted down and shot dead to avoid risk of a repeat A leopard has killed a two-year-old boy inside a fenced-off staff compound at South Africa’s Kruger national park, officials said.“The toddler was only 30 months old,” the park said in a statement on Thursday....
19:52 2019-06-06

Biologists and mathematicians team up to explore tissue folding As embryos develop, they follow predetermined patterns of tissue folding, so that individuals of the same species end up with nearly identically shaped organs and very similar body shapes. MIT scientists have now discovered a key feature of embryonic tissue that helps explain how this process is ...
17:52 2019-07-31

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U.S. West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday....
08:13 2019-06-01

Group of biologists tries to bury the idea that plants are conscious Environmental crisis clouding scientific objectivity about plants’ feelings, says botanistThe gardening gloves are off. Frustrated by more than a decade of research which claims to reveal intentions, feelings and even consciousness in plants, more traditionally minded botanists have finally snapped....
17:39 2019-07-03

A Brief History of Viral Summer Trends, Starring the Leopard Midi Skirt Just as every year one pop song becomes unavoidable, each summer one garment achieves a numbing ubiquity among women. Looking back at gladiator sandals, tiny sunglasses and more....
00:00 2019-07-11

Biologists stumped by sudden surge in gray whale deaths ANCHORAGE, Alaska – US government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the US West Coast, from California to Alaska, many of them emaciated, officials said on Friday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheri...
21:52 2019-06-03

Persian Puzzle for Oil Prices On the one hand, the White House has to be pleased about the oil market’s mild reaction to a series of incidents this week involving Iran. On a deeper level, though, it should be concerned....
05:52 2019-07-20

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and could there be other powers at play?...
15:52 2019-06-15

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons....
21:52 2019-06-18

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign crew....
14:52 2019-08-04

The Latest: Iranian fighter jet crashes near Persian Gulf Iran says the Revolutionary Guard seized an oil tanker carrying “smuggled fuel” in the Persian Gulf, while an Iranian fighter jet has gone down in the south of the country near the Persian Gulf because of a technical problem...
18:00 2019-08-04

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the region. DW examines the key actors involved and their interests....
01:00 2019-06-16

Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf After Downed Drone Several airlines rerouted flights to avoid airspace over the Persian Gulf after Iran shot down an American military drone, disrupting air travel around one of the world’s busiest transportation hubs....
08:00 2019-06-22

U.S. Forming New Plan to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping An emerging U.S. plan for deterring attacks on tankers that Washington blames on Iran calls for ships from Arab, Asian and other foreign nations to stand watch in the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman while maritime patrol planes fly overhead....
05:52 2019-06-28

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann of German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
14:13 2019-07-14

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
13:13 2019-07-11

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
12:00 2019-07-11

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
08:52 2019-07-11

‘Persian wolf’ bodybuilder Hadi Choopan denied US visa Hadi Choopan, a 31-year-old bodybuilder from Iran has been blowing away competitors across the world, but will be unable to participate in the Mr. Olympia contest in Las Vegas next month because he hasn't been able to get a visa approval from the agency....
05:52 2019-08-04

Iranian minister accuses US of inflaming tensions in Persian Gulf ​Iran’s foreign minister on Monday blamed the US for turning the Persian Gulf into a “matchbox ready to ignite” by bolstering its military presence in the region and selling arms to ​countries in the Middle East. “The region has become a matchbox ready to ignite because America and...
21:26 2019-08-12

U.S. forces deployed to Persian Gulf just a deterrent: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday....
01:26 2019-06-19

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf naval mission The US defense secretary said it's time for Tokyo to "strongly consider" joining the US-led mission. Some US allies have rejected the call, saying a European approach is the only way to tackle the unfolding crisis....
14:26 2019-08-07

Persian Gulf Skirmishes Force Tankers to Take Precautions Against Iran Oil tankers carrying crude from the Middle East are increasingly receiving protection from warships as they pass through one of the world’s most critical waterways after Iran threatened retaliation for economic sanctions....
20:26 2019-07-12

Vegetarian Persian light bites – recipes by Sabrina Ghayour Don’t plump for your usual tired old snack: liven things up with spiced fried tomatoes, cumin hummus or sweet potato frittersPrep 20 min, plus restingCook 10 minMakes 20 Continue reading......
09:00 2019-06-01

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
20:39 2019-07-12

USS Lincoln, USS Kearsarge conduct joint operations in Persian Gulf The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducted joint operations with their strike groups in the Persian gulf last week amid rising tensions with Iran....
18:52 2019-05-21

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
17:39 2019-07-18

The U.S. and Europe are pursuing sharply different plans for patrols in the Persian Gulf  The flare-up in tension threatens to choke a vital trade route for crude oil exports and could potentially lead oil prices to spike, threatening the global economy....
13:39 2019-07-24

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the region....
14:33 2019-05-21

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that increased friction in one of the world’s critical energy chokepoints. The U.K. demanded the immediate release of the Stena Impero and on Saturday sum...
20:26 2019-07-21

With Memories Of MH17 Downing Over Ukraine, Airlines Avoid Persian Gulf Several international airlines said Friday that they had begun diverting flights to avoid some of the airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman, where Iran shot down a U.S. drone a day......
06:26 2019-06-22

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states and adding that seven sailors on board the tanker had been detained. “The IRGC’s naval forces have seized a foreign oil tanker in the Pers...
23:39 2019-08-04

European Governments Struggle to Build Coalition to Secure Persian Gulf European governments are struggling to build an international coalition to protect oil tankers in Middle East waterways while pursuing diplomatic solutions after last week’s seizure of a U.K. tanker by Iran....
02:13 2019-07-25

Indian Warships To Stay Longer In Persian Gulf, But Won't Join US Bloc Indianwarshipsescorting merchant vessels in the Persian Gulf will remain deployed for the longer term, officials with direct knowledge of the matter said, as tensions between Iran and Western powers......
00:00 2019-07-19

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest incident of Tehran interdicting ships in the volatile Persian Gulf....
17:13 2019-08-04

U.S. guided-missile destroyers McFaul, Gonzalez enter Persian Gulf Two guided-missile destroyers, the USS McFaul and Gonzalez, have entered the Persian Gulf as the United States beefs up its military presence in the region amid increased tensions with Iran....
18:52 2019-05-21

US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon’s response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the Persi...
20:52 2019-06-08

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have sharply raised tensions in the region. A U.S. asse...
23:13 2019-06-13

Here's a lesson for 401(k) investors: Don't just save, save to create wealth The story of my hardworking mother and the rise of Starbucks serve as a road map to financial success: To create wealth, you must save to invest.       ...
22:26 2019-07-09

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against American forces in the region. ...
05:39 2019-06-29

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
09:13 2019-06-21

Iran's Fast Boats and Mines Bring Guerrilla Tactics to Persian Gulf The U.S. conclusion that Iran was behind recent strikes on oil tankers has reignited concern about Iran’s ability to wage guerrilla warfare in one of the world’s most vital waterways....
13:39 2019-05-30

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for Persian rice pudding with apricot and pistachios | The simple fix This luxurious, scented dessert is so far removed from the rice pudding you know, you’ll be an instant convertIf I could tell my younger self that one day I would be encouraging people to make rice pudding, I wouldn’t have believed it. It was the dish I dreaded most at school: stodgy, lukewarm and o...
16:26 2019-05-21

Persian Gulf tanker incidents could cut traffic, raise shippers’ costs: experts On Friday, Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the narrow passageway that carries one-fifth of the world's crude exports and a second Liberian-flagged ship was briefly detained....
07:26 2019-07-21

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
15:13 2019-07-18

New Pentagon chief Mark Esper says US will protect American commercial ships in the Persian Gulf The United States will maintain sufficient maritime and air assets in the Persian Gulf region to deter or, if necessary, prevent Iran from interfering with American commercial ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, the newly confirmed defense secretary said on his first day on the job....
23:39 2019-07-24

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboard Indian crude oil carriers which enter and exit......
13:13 2019-06-21

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike against Iran on Thursday, but had called it off at th...
13:52 2019-06-21

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media reported Sunday....
20:52 2019-08-04

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a British tanker....
20:00 2019-07-12

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
04:26 2019-07-11

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the Revolutionary Guard’s third seizure of a vessel in recent weeks and the latest show of strength by the paramilitary force amid a spike in region...
21:13 2019-08-04

The Blues Exorcise The Decades The thing you have to understand is how big a deal this is. In the coming days, before and after the Stanley Cup Final begins on Monday in Boston, you are going to hear ad nauseam that this is the St. Louis Blues’ first finals appearance since 1970. That is true, and 49 years is a long, long time, b...
16:00 2019-05-22

The bankers that define the decades For Euromoney's 50th anniversary issue, we picked out the six individual bankers that we believe define each of the decades of Euromoney’s existence. They are all giants of the industry. Their names transcend it....
21:13 2019-06-21

Private banking across the decades Euromoney’s coverage of private banking since our launch in 1969 reflects the changes in the industry itself. The first 30 years were dominated by Swiss banks – and trying to get into their inner sanctums. The last two decades have seen the evolution of wealth management into a truly global business...
15:39 2019-05-21

China: Three decades, six leaders As part of Asiamoney’s 30th anniversary coverage, we have selected six key individuals who have contributed more than most to the development of banking and capital markets in China. Their stories illustrate three decades of extraordinary growth....
12:39 2019-06-28

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confident regardless....
22:01 2019-05-28

Butterfly numbers fell by one third in the US over last two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be declining too...
21:52 2019-07-09

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, the Corporate Governance Poll and Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll. For our anniversary edition, we have tallied the results to identify the best corp...
12:39 2019-06-28

After Decades of Music, Tanglewood Talks With its first major building project in 25 years at its summer home in the Berkshires, the Boston Symphony places a bet on the booming lecture business....
17:39 2019-07-31

This Is How Much Better Tires and a Few Decades Make a Difference It’s easy to forget that cars—even or especially performance cars—do get markedly better over time. Take this comparison of a 1987 Ruf CTR and a 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 on the same stretch of the Nürburgring. The Ruf driver is engaged in battle, while the 911 driver might as well have been sipping tea....
05:00 2019-05-25

See the Disney logo evolve over 3-plus decades The Disney empire definitely has its fans, but devout viewer TheDeadlySquid has compiled a video that features “every single variation of the Walt Disney Pictures logo, starting from 1985’s The Black Cauldron and going all the way until 2018’s Mary Poppins Returns.” The logo usually kicks things off...
20:52 2019-08-13

The most consequential commander in chief in decades Not since Harry S. Truman fired Gen. Douglas MacArthur for insubordination during the Korean War has an American president imposed his will on the U.S. military with more authority than President Trump....
06:00 2019-07-12

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted. The attacks are also echoes of the past: 30 years ago, the U.S. Navy and Iran we...
16:39 2019-06-14

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
15:00 2019-06-14

China’s Economic Growth Is at Its Lowest in Almost Three Decades China announced its lowest GDP growth numbers since 1992 on Monday, as the ongoing trade war between the world’s two largest economies continues to take its toll. The country’s GDP grew 6.2% for the quarter ending in June, down from 6.4% the previous quarter, according to government figu...
01:13 2019-07-16

Blues nip Sharks on way to first Stanley Cup Final in decades ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington picked up his franchise-record 12th playoff win and the Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 in Game 6 of the Western Conference final Tuesday...
07:13 2019-05-22

Disneyland experiencing shortest lines in decades Wednesday is the 64th anniversary of Disneyland, but you’re the one that gets the present: in addition to today’s planned “Happiest March on Earth” — with more marches planned this week — you can experience insanely short wait times, and enough space to do cartwheels in. While some visit...
23:52 2019-07-17

Butterfly numbers fell by one-third in the US over past two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one-third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be declining too...
17:52 2019-07-11

Why private capital will dominate markets for the decades to come Big pools of private capital, led by sovereign wealth funds, private equity sponsors and family offices, now dominate capital formation in the key growth industry sectors of technology and biotech and the expanding markets of Asia. New tech will let networks of private investors connect and exchange...
15:39 2019-05-21

NASCAR Takes Away a Victory for the First Time in Decades In NASCAR, teams know they have to cheat to win, and do. But NASCAR decided to reel in its “culture” of cheating this year by throwing out a long-established mindset of not revoking wins from cheating race cars, and for the first time in decades, it happened. NASCAR overturned a victory after the ra...
20:00 2019-06-17

Decades-old Ireland murder may be prosecuted in France Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
13:26 2019-05-27

India says it will end decades-long autonomy for Kashmir India announced Monday that it was ending special status to predominately Muslim Kashmir, threatening the region's autonomy it had enjoyed for decades while opposition legislators protested....
14:39 2019-08-05

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats said countries disagreed on wording of a statement, with some fearing any comment would escalate tensions or would show bias towards Pakistan by simply...
02:13 2019-08-17

Woodstock’s first performer spent decades in this Village pad Benjamin Scheuer, a playwright, singer and songwriter best known for his off-Broadway show, “The Lion,” is about to list his home at 106 Waverly Place for $3.65 million — or as a $10,000-a-month rental. The (now) two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo has some musical history: Brooklyn native Richie Havens...
22:39 2019-06-27

By the numbers: Best June for the Dow since 1938, S&P 500's best first half in two decades Wall Street wrapped up a roaring June and first half of the year as investors cheered the prospects of easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserve...
22:26 2019-06-28

New Information Revitalizes Search For Teen Decades Later PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (WCPO)– Authorities are renewing the search for a teenager who went missing in 1980. Police have learned new information they hope will help turn up the body of Randy Sellers. In 1994, a convicted serial killer claimed to have murdered Sellers and left his body in Kincaid...
11:39 2019-06-04

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US....
02:26 2019-05-25

Gopinath, Who Served 6 Decades As Journalist, Dies At 88 Veteran journalist Gopinath covered the first Indian general elections of 1951-52 and remained active till the recently-concluded 17th Lok Sabha elections, sharing his insights and observations....
15:26 2019-06-08

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions. The post US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions appeared first on LEX18.com...
06:26 2019-06-21

Joe Biden asked for a pen. Then he reversed a position he’d held for four decades. The former vice president’s flip on taxpayer funding for abortions came after internal discussions and outside pressure on an issue that is one of several that may pose similar problems for him....
06:13 2019-06-08

Ilhan Omar accuses Trump of being racist for decades Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of long-harbored and deep-seated “inherent racism,” as the president has launched into another week of fiery attacks on the Minnesota Democrat and three other freshman progressive congresswomen. “Right now, even when we’re talking about the president, ...
19:13 2019-07-23

FaceApp Lets You ‘Age’ a Photo by Decades. Does It Also Violate Your Privacy? Some security concerns raised about the app at the center of a popular social media trend are exaggerated, but experts say the developer should be more transparent....
01:26 2019-07-18

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision” to listen to that event by tuning a TV or VCR without a cable box to the pay-per-view channel. Some...
20:39 2019-05-23

New California quakes stir fears of 'the Big One,' which is decades overdue Dr. Lucy Jones is certain "the Big One" -- the devastating, long-predicted, long overdue earthquake in Southern California along one of the United States' most dangerous fault lines -- is on its way....
12:00 2019-07-23

Blood test can identify Alzheimer's 2 decades before symptoms A new study showcases a blood test that identifies beta-amyloid proteins — a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease — 20 years before any symptoms of dementia....
13:13 2019-08-13

Homeless man returns to college after four decades to finish degree A homeless man has been given a second chance to finish his college degree, more than four decades after dropping out, thanks to the help of a local student. David Carter had been a student at the University of Texas at Austin studying studio art but dropped out in 1971 at the age of 23......
22:00 2019-06-05

Californians brace for aftershocks following biggest earthquake in two decades Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple fires, punctured water and gas lines and infrastructure damage. ...
00:52 2019-07-07

A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open problems."...
13:13 2019-08-04

Mike Morhaime: The highlights and lessons of nearly three decades at Blizzard Mike Morhaime gave a fireside chat at Gamelab about his nearly 28-year career at Blizzard Entertainment, which created a culture for game developmentRead More...
01:26 2019-07-01

New US charges against Julian Assange could spell decades behind bars WikiLeaks founder charged in 18-count DoJ indictmentAssange ‘risked serious harm to US national security’Julian Assange could face decades in a US prison after being charged with violating the Espionage Act by publishing classified information through WikiLeaks. Related: Julian Assange: US charges W...
00:13 2019-05-24

Childhood adversity tied to sleep problems decades later (Reuters Health) - Children who suffer adverse experiences like abuse and neglect may be more likely to have sleep problems in adulthood, a U.S. study suggests....
03:00 2019-06-01

Amtrak Has Lost Money for Decades. A Former Airline CEO Thinks He Can Fix It. Onetime Delta boss Richard Anderson has nearly eliminated the railroad’s operating losses, but some train fanatics are fuming about the changes. Among his challenges: congressmen whose rural states and districts are traversed by long-haul trains....
13:52 2019-07-07

Wall Street looks to earnings after strongest June in decades On the heels of the S&P 500's best June performance in more than six decades, investors are anxious to see whether earnings can justify further gains as the largest U.S. companies open their books in the coming weeks....
22:00 2019-07-02

Toy Story 4 will be the first Pixar movie in decades without an animated short Disney’s subsidiary studios apparently have a thing for breaking from tradition these days, because just a few months after Avengers: Endgame tricked viewers into sitting through the credits just to hear Tony Stark’s ghost banging on some metal in place of a traditional stinger, Toy Story 4 is going...
01:26 2019-06-17

Here’s why ‘Toy Story 4’ is breaking a decades-long tradition at Pixar One of the things that Pixar fans always look forward to whenever there’s a new feature film release from the beloved animation studio happens before the film itself gets underway. From the squawking birds on a wire in For the Birds that was shown alongside Monsters Inc. to last year’s h...
01:00 2019-06-19

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of the state with a magnitude of 6.4.The earthquake’s...
02:13 2019-07-05

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
03:00 2019-07-10

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these years with generators that are 40 percent less powerful than they were decades ago -- and which are producing......
14:13 2019-07-13

Covering the Closer: Two Decades of Writing on Mariano Rivera Ahead of Rivera’s induction into the Hall of Fame this weekend, we compiled excerpts of New York Times articles from a handful of the biggest moments of his storied career....
17:00 2019-07-21

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
18:52 2019-06-27

India and Pakistan have been fighting over Kashmir for decades. Is this tug of war about to go nuclear? The South Asian state of Kashmir is in the middle of a fight between India and Pakistan for control over its government.        ...
09:52 2019-08-08

Wall Street wraps up its best June in decades as G20 convenes Wall Street advanced in heavy trading on Friday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow closing the book on their best June in generations, ahead of much-anticipated trade talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit now underway in Japan....
00:52 2019-06-29

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-6.9 earthquake hit Southern California Friday evening just a day after a magnitude 6.4 earthquake - the largest  in two decades hit the region....
07:13 2019-07-06

Opinion: Decades later, we're wondering about steroids in baseball – again Here we are two decades later, with MLB having one of the most extensive drug-testing programs, and we’re left wondering if history is repeating itself.       ...
15:13 2019-07-08

Decades of spy satellite images help track melting Himalayan glaciers You don't need cutting-edge satellite data to make sense of Earth's changing climate. Researchers have published a study of melting Himalayan glaciers that takes advantage of 40 years' worth of satellite imagery posted by the US Geological Survey, i......
04:39 2019-06-20

Japan resumes commercial whale hunts for first time in three decades Japan resumed commercial whaling for the first time in more than three decades — despite low demand and condemnation from conservationists. The whaling boats set out on a commercial hunting expedition Monday following the country’s controversial decision to exit the International Whaling Commi...
21:52 2019-07-01

Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took decades to clear...
14:33 2019-05-21

Our most pressing space mission is to clear decades of orbiting junk Sixty years ago, the focus was on getting more objects into orbit. Today, the top priority is working out how technology can bring them back down again...
14:33 2019-05-21

‘Animal House’ star to sell home he’s owned for decades It’s not an “Animal House.” Actor Peter Riegert — known for his role as Donald “Boon” Schoenstein in that iconic 1978 fraternity film and as a pickle monger in “Crossing Delancey” — is about to list his Upper West Side penthouse for $1.99 million. The home, which he’s owned for decades, ...
02:13 2019-06-20

Report: North Korea will maintain nuclear arsenal for decades North Korea will maintain its nuclear arsenal for the next two decades and the United States' insistence on its rapid disarmament is an "unrealistic goal," a report by the Federation of American Scientists says....
19:26 2019-07-12

Vox pop superstar is a social media darling decades on | Lucy Siegle The BBC’s lady in red broke the internet thanks to her witty and easy eloquenceUnexpectedly last week, a 42-year-old BBC Two vox pop featuring an East End woman in a red raincoat broke the internet. We don’t know her name, but this unassuming star has been watched by millions, decades after stopping...
19:52 2019-08-03

China growing at slowest pace in decades not a sign of weakness China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter — the weakest pace since 1992. But the numbers may not be as gloomy for the world's second-largest economy as they appear, says Wang Tao from Swiss bank UBS....
18:13 2019-07-15

Singer R. Kelly charged in decades-long sex trafficking scheme Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly, who faces state sexual assault charges in Illinois, was indicted on Friday on federal charges for alleged racketeering and sex trafficking that prosecutors said occurred over the past 20 years....
17:26 2019-07-12

Yo Ho, Yo Ho, It's Johnny Depp's Birthday! See All of His Iconic Roles Over Three Decades to Celebrate Argh, matey! Everyone's favorite pirate is celebrating his birthday and we are trying so hard not to sing "A Pirate's Life for Me" in celebration. Since today is the one......
17:00 2019-06-09

Opinion: After decades of dominance, the rest of the world is catching up with the USWNT Rather than two or three favorites, there are five or six countries with legitimate title aspirations at this World Cup       ...
01:00 2019-06-09

Sapphire stolen two decades ago in Italy now at center of Manhattan lawsuit The sleight of hand was as stunning as the stolen sapphire. No one knows how the 65-carat gem, inlaid in a dazzling art-deco diamond-and-sapphire Cartier bracelet, disappeared 22 years ago from a sparkling showcase in an Italian hotel where 50 people had gathered to ogle it. Known for the region in ...
06:00 2019-07-07

China's Economy Slows To 6.2%, Worst Quarterly Expansion In 3 Decades China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and weakening global demand weighing on the world's number-two economy, official......
17:00 2019-07-15

U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in a sign that a nationwide epidemic of drug-related deaths is abating....
02:52 2019-07-18

Magazine Columnist Alleges Trump Raped Her At A Store Two Decades Ago E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer and longtime women's advice columnist, accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago in a dressing room of an upscale......
06:26 2019-06-22

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
20:39 2019-06-05

Vince Carter signs with Hawks, to be 1st NBA player to play 4 different decades He is tied with Robert Parish, Kevin Garnett, Kevin Willis and recently retired Dirk Nowitzki — all of whom played for 21 seasons — for the longest career in NBA history....
05:13 2019-08-07

Arrest in decades-old murder case stuns Wisconsin town LAKEWOOD, Wis. — Word of the arrest — via a friend’s text message — hit Wayne Sankey like a thunderbolt. “I said, ‘You gotta be kidding me,'” Sankey recalled. “And then I told the wife and she couldn’t believe it. ‘There’s no way,’ she said. R...
08:52 2019-06-04

Show Me the Movies! Check Out Tom Cruise's Most Iconic Roles Over the Last Three Decades Show me the birthday! Today is Tom Cruise's birthday--he's turning 57 years old--which means everyone should be showing him some birthday love and quoting his iconic......
17:39 2019-07-03

New York sisters abused dad for nearly two decades because they said God told them he was 'unfaithful' to wife Three sisters from upstate New York were sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after nearly two decades of physically and mentally abusing their elderly father -- a man the trio disdained because they said God told them he was “unfaithful to [their] mother.”...
17:26 2019-07-17

'Friends' alum Courteney Cox's daughter recreates mom's red carpet look more than two decades later Former “Friends” star Courteney Cox took to Instagram this week to show off a photo of herself and her and teenage daughter wearing the same dress two decades apart....
20:39 2019-06-12

Decades After US Couple Killed While Hiking, An Envelope Leads To Arrest Law enforcement called on March 6, crunching up the dirt driveway to the baby-blue single-story house in Lakewood, Wisconsin, an isolated town of around 800 people about 1 1 2/ hours northwest of......
23:26 2019-06-03

Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame Trudeau reopened a wound for families with his promise to apologize for the internment of hundreds during the second world warOn a rainy summer evening, Canadian federal police entered a social club in the city of Windsor and arrested bartender Michele Iannetta. Bewildered, he and others were rounde...
19:52 2019-07-15

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on the same team as her two brothers whose games she would always watch. With no girls team around to join, she had to indulge in make-believe. Even unti...
19:52 2019-07-06

Celebrated Apple Designer Jony Ive Is Leaving the Company After Nearly 3 Decades Jony Ive, one of the world’s foremost designers, is leaving Apple after nearly three decades to start an independent design firm. Ive will, however, continue working with Apple from the outside — his new venture, called LoveFrom, will count the iPhone maker as a client. Marc Newson, anot...
23:39 2019-06-27

Italian 'Satanic panic' case returns to court two decades later Book says officials manipulated children into making abuse claims, leading to convictions, family separations and deathsIn the early hours of 7 July 1997, Federico Scotta and his wife were woken by an incessant ringing of their doorbell. Police had arrived at their home in Mirandola, a town in Italy...
18:00 2019-05-23

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble for corporate profit margins and the share prices that are ultimately dependent on them.” GOOD....
17:13 2019-06-10

Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
23:13 2019-07-16

Let's look back at the disastrous attempts to make an X-Men movie decades before Dark Phoenix Dark Phoenix ended up being a largely disappointing conclusion to X-Men movies, especially since the original installment in 2000 laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern superhero movie boom, but things could’ve been even worse for Marvel’s mutants if some attempts to make an X-Men movie had wor...
05:26 2019-06-12

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Are Joining Forces 2 Decades After Good Will Hunting This dynamic duo is back! Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are hitting the big screen together again. Deadline reports the two are bringing their star power and writing chops for Ridley......
05:52 2019-07-23

Search for Emanuela Orlandi, Missing for Three Decades, Leads to Vatican Cemetery Vatican officials on Thursday will open two tombs to determine whether 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi, who disappeared in 1983, could be buried inside....
07:52 2019-07-11

1,000-Year-Old Temple in Pakistan Reopens After Seven Decades Delighting Minority Hindus This magnificent ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot, in Pakistan’s Punjab province, was built by Sardar Teja Singh and has been closed for worship for 72 years ...
05:26 2019-08-01

Suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in decades identified The suspect at the center of Japan's worst mass killing in almost 20 years told police that his work was plagiarized and said he used gasolene to torch the renowned Kyoto Animation studio, killing 33 people....
12:13 2019-07-19

Rare Indian Grey Wolf Killed In Bangladesh After 1st Sighting In Decades The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife experts said Sunday....
16:39 2019-06-16

‘Look where the angel is pointing’ tip gets Vatican to open 2 tombs in decades-old disappearance of teen The Vatican announced on Tuesday that it will open two tombs in the centuries-old cemetery next week and test the DNA of bones in an attempt to solve the case of a Vatican employee’s missing teenage daughter who disappeared thirty six years ago....
11:52 2019-07-03

Groundbreaking World War II unit of black women honored decades after their service A documentary by a Wisconsin filmmaker shines a spotlight on a little-known groundbreaking all-female African American World War II postal unit.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

Stocks finish best June in decades, capping strong first half to 2019 The good news is tempered by the fact that investors relied on five giant companies for a third of the gains over the past quarter, reflecting the digital economy’s remarkable growth and its potential for fragility....
04:52 2019-06-29

Man convicted in 1987 killing of young couple gets life sentence 3 decades later William Talbott II received two consecutive life terms for the 1987 killings of an 18-year-old woman and her 20-year-old boyfriend.        ...
04:26 2019-07-25

Factbox: Details of Canada's biggest drug pricing overhaul in decades The Canadian government finalized the biggest overhaul to its drug pricing regime since 1987 on Friday, giving new powers to the federal drug price regulator, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)....
21:13 2019-08-09

Rescued turtle manages to return to the group that saved the animal nearly 2 decades ago It could be described as fate, luck or good timing. A female turtle rescued by a conservation group as an egg was miraculously returned to the same New Jersey wetlands group almost 19 years later to the day that they released it back into the wild....
23:26 2019-07-21

Andrew Scheer wants an energy corridor across Canada. Here’s how the decades-old idea could work The notion of a pan-Canadian corridor dedicated to rail, power lines and pipelines has been around for at least half a century but it looks like it's about to get a big publicity boost....
17:00 2019-05-24

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report Government’s inquiry into disappeared women and girls to be published MondayThree decades of missing and murdered Indigenous women amounts to a “Canadian genocide”, a leaked landmark government report has concluded.The document, titled Reclaiming Power and Place, was compiled over more than two and ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Scientists baffled as Antarctic ice hits record low, wiping out three decades of ‘gains’ The difference covers an area bigger than the size of Mexico. Losing that much in just three years “is pretty incredible” and faster than anything scientists have seen before, said study author Claire Parkinson, a NASA climate scientist....
23:26 2019-07-01

Ex-Belgian King, 84, Finally Agrees to DNA Test in Decades-Old Paternity Case (BRUSSELS) — A decades-old royal paternity scandal is setting Belgium abuzz again. Lawyers said Tuesday that Belgium’s former King Albert II, 84, has finally agreed to a DNA test demanded by a woman who claims to be his daughter in what could be a decisive breakthrough in the long-runnin...
21:39 2019-05-28

‘Pool doctor’ molested countless children for decades, investigation confirms A late Manhattan pediatrician molested an untold number of young patients over the course of decades, an investigation into his conduct has concluded. Dr. Reginald Archibald, who died in 2007, worked at Manhattan’s Rockefeller University Hospital as an endocrinologist specializing in child growth fr...
21:13 2019-05-23

High blood pressure during pregnancy tied to heart problems decades later Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy may be more likely than those who don't to have heart attacks or strokes decades later, a Norwegian study suggests....
04:52 2019-07-04

Mozambique leaders sign peace accord to end decades of civil conflict It came as more than 5,200 of the former rebel group’s fighters were disarming just weeks before a visit by Pope Francis and a national election that will test the resolve of the two parties to sustain the peace....
02:26 2019-08-02

5.4 magnitude aftershock rocks Southern California following strongest quake in decades A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
16:00 2019-07-05

Check Out (Marky) Mark Wahlberg's Funky & Fun Movie Roles Throughout the Last Two Decades Cheers to Marky Mark and his funky (and fun) bunch of movie roles! Today, Mark Wahlberg turns 48 years old and boy oh boy the man is just getting better with age. Sure, we will forever be......
18:52 2019-06-05

AOC accuses Congress of using women, minorities as 'bargaining chips' who have been 'auctioned off' for decades Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez denounced the identity politics of Washington, D.C. during a Tuesday interview with The New Yorker Radio Hour and accused Congress of using women and minorities as chess pawns. ...
03:00 2019-07-11

Passenger Vehicle Sales Plunge 31%, Steepest Fall In 2 Decades: 10 Points Domestic passenger vehicles sales in India plunged 30.98 per cent to 2,00,790 units last month, data from industry body SIAM or Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers revealed on Tuesday. The drop......
13:39 2019-08-13

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own power....
21:13 2019-06-27

A museum canceled its Robert Mapplethorpe show — and decades later, it’s finally trying to make amends “How do you come to terms with a significant ghost from your past?” Thirty years after the Corcoran’s decision, a new exhibition relives the fallout....
20:13 2019-06-12

El Chapo appeals life sentence for decades-long reign over drug cartel Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman is appealing his life sentence — plus 30 years — for his decades-long reign over the Sinaloa cartel. Defense lawyer Mark Fernich filed the notice of appeal to the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Thursday, a day after the 62-year-o...
17:52 2019-07-22

SIM swap horror story: I've lost decades of data and Google won't lift a finger First they hijacked my T-Mobile service, then they stole my Google and Twitter accounts and charged my bank with a $25,000 Bitcoin purchase. I'm stuck in my own personal Black Mirror episode. Why will no one help me?...
17:13 2019-06-17

Arrest made in decades-old Florida rape after victim reminds police about case Florida detectives say DNA helped them crack a brutal rape from 36 years ago that was recently reopened after the victim reached out to remind them that her case was still unsolved....
00:13 2019-08-18

The Real Jeffrey Epstein Scandal Has Unfolded In Front of an Indifferent Public For Decades In 2016, before Jeffrey Epstein was simply another dead pedophile, he was free and alive, and a small group of men were trying to peddle an Epstein-related hoax that should never have been possible to perpetrate. Those men were shopping a wild story around to various media outlets, including this on...
12:00 2019-08-13

FaceApp adds decades to your age for fun, but the popular Russian-owned app raises privacy concerns Drake, LeBron James and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. But even if you delete content from the app, FaceApp can still store and use it, according to its privacy terms. It also says it can’t guarantee your data or information is secure....
23:13 2019-07-17

Whispers of Sexual Abuse Tailed an Equestrian Legend for Decades. At 81, He Was Barred for Life. George H. Morris’s stature in the sport was nearly unrivaled, even though some in the horse world said they had long been aware of his relationships with minors....
08:26 2019-08-09

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of that trend, analysis of the U.N.’s latest population forecasts shows, is that countries experi...
14:13 2019-07-11

Forget fast fashion: slow style pioneers on the clothes they've worn for decades As consumers grow tired of cheap, disposable items and ‘haul culture’, six people tell the story behind the piece of clothing they’ve cherished longestA peek in the average British wardrobe will confirm that we are living in increasingly throwaway times. The popularity of “haul culture”, the ubiquit...
08:13 2019-06-11

Stocks on pace to post best first half in two decades. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
20:39 2019-06-28

Police ID three bodies found inside barrels at New Hampshire state park nearly two decades later Three decomposing bodies found inside two barrels at a New Hampshire state park between 1985 and 2000 have finally been identified as a mother and her two children who were last seen with a known serial killer in 1978, officials said Thursday....
16:26 2019-06-07

Magazine columnist accuses Trump of sexual assault more than two decades ago, an allegation he denies E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer, said Trump attacked her in a dressing room of an upscale department store. The president called her account “fake news.”...
04:39 2019-06-22

The Yellow Sweater Alliance was the largest secret society in Europe for decades, until it was final The Yellow Sweater Alliance was the largest secret society in Europe for decades, until it was finally admitted that the organization was so secret nobody could remember exactly what they stood for or why they were a society, secret or otherwise. The group did own a fleet of Bedford Beagles like thi...
15:52 2019-07-24

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes....
21:52 2019-07-17

Japan's worst mass killing in two decades killed 33 in an arson attack on anime studio A man suspected of torching Kyoto Animation reportedly doused the studio's entrance with what appeared to be petrol and set it ablaze on Thursday....
04:00 2019-07-19

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest work....
00:39 2019-05-27

Deadspin The Blues Exorcise The Decades | Jezebel Moby’s Memoir Quickly Becoming Defined By Cooler W Deadspin The Blues Exorcise The Decades | Jezebel Moby’s Memoir Quickly Becoming Defined By Cooler Women Who Rebuffed Him | Splinter Secret IRS Memo Destroys Trump’s Tax Return Excuses | The Root Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers | Film Quenti...
18:13 2019-05-22

'How Do You Say No To God?': Opera Star Placido Domingo Accused of Sexually Harassing Women Colleagues For Decades In the world of classical music, Placido Domingo is a rare breakout star whose fame bubbles over into mainstream celebrity: The director of the Los Angeles Opera, Domingo, 78, still performs to sold-out audiences; Sesame Street has parodied him with a muppet bird, Placido Flamingo; as part of “The T...
21:13 2019-08-13

Buzz Aldrin predicts Artemis program will leave decades-long legacy like Apollo Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin -- the second man to walk on the moon -- predicted that President Trump's "Artemis" program would bring decades of progress like the United States saw with the Apollo program that launched him into space....
14:26 2019-07-22

What's the Most Important Local Law in Your City? You can’t turn right on red in New York City (or smoke in parks—but good luck getting that enforced). In the French Quarter of New Orleans, you can carry your drink around on the street, as long as it isn’t in a glass container. It pays to know the local laws: when the liquor stores are allowed to o...
15:13 2019-07-22

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 every four riders skirts the fare, representing a ...
03:39 2019-06-24

What's Your City's Best Local Food? Some cities know what food they’re good at, and they’re proud of it. You don’t visit New York without eating a bagel, or Paris without a croissant, or L.A. without tacos. Some local foods are more infamous than famous: Philadelphia’s cheese steak, Chicago’s deep dish pizza. But anyone can tell you w...
22:13 2019-08-05

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
15:13 2019-08-12

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One man, Matthew Nimetz,  patiently led the negotiations on behalf of the United Nations for over two decades and he told UN News, in an exclusive intervie...
22:13 2019-05-21

Barnes & Noble CEO Wants It to Be Your Local Bookstore Barnes & Noble’s new chief executive wants to run America’s largest bookstore chain more like a collection of 627 independent stores, in the wake of the company’s acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Management....
20:39 2019-08-08

A local’s guide to Stockholm: 10 top tips Sweden’s capital comes alive in summer, with its archipelago of stunning islands perfect for boat trips and swimming, not to mention a buzzing food sceneThe Stockholm archipelago is surrounded by clean waters, so the wild bathing opportunities are numerous. A good spot in the actual city is Långholm...
19:52 2019-07-15

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, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
18:00 2019-06-14

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....
01:52 2019-06-03

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

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 still bafflingly low global profile, gaining popular...
13:00 2019-06-03

Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind....
14:00 2019-08-01

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....
01:26 2019-06-04

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades. The post New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades appeared first on LEX18.com....
03:00 2019-06-14

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....
05:00 2019-06-11

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. Get there an hour before sundown and watch the su...
10:39 2019-06-17

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 avoid a city’s biggest crush of tourists, but you st...
19:00 2019-06-07

Local German election a test for far-right gains The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, once-grand Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
22:13 2019-06-14

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the artwo......
16:13 2019-07-09

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....
08:13 2019-06-06

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
04:26 2019-06-19

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 waist down,” said Hammel. “And I was able to, after ab...
04:39 2019-06-10

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and Hunter Stewart join headliners Troy Merritt (2018 Barbasol Champion), Max Homa (2019 Wells Fargo Ch...
03:00 2019-06-14

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 abuse. “The new law is actually really great ...
06:52 2019-05-30

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag        ...
13:39 2019-07-16

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. Its compact high street, functional-looking industri...
11:13 2019-06-12

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....
22:26 2019-06-11

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. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
14:26 2019-06-05

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......
18:52 2019-06-03

Moscow: Thousands protest local election Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running....
01:00 2019-08-11

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, others will consider fostering. Ray Sutton and Em...
05:39 2019-05-27

Albania’s local election is a test for its democracy Albania’s municipal elections don’t normally provoke much interest beyond the country’s border, but the holding of this weekend’s vote — or failure to do so — appears decisive in its bid to start full membership negotiations with the European Union...
22:52 2019-06-28

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. Courtesy: PACC / May 21, 2019 “We are in crisis mode,” ...
18:26 2019-06-03

Will My Local Dealer Match A Deal In Another State? 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 leveraging out-of-state deals against a local store, how much reconditioning dealers do for used cars, the potent...
05:39 2019-08-10

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 the Richmond neighbourhood is buzzing with great ...
07:52 2019-05-28

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” the Book-o-Matic is of...
07:39 2019-08-09

Should we eat local to cut food miles, or does it make no difference? Reducing food miles seems a sensible and straightforward way to cut carbon emissions. But digging into the science shows it's not that simple, says James Wong...
21:00 2019-07-31

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
19:13 2019-07-03

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....
19:52 2019-05-28

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....
00:13 2019-05-24

Local man offering land as reward for lost dog TUCSON – A local man is offering to give land as a reward in return for his dog. Eddie Collins says his dog, Jenny was taken from a Circle K store on Silverbell and Ina roads in late March. Collins is asking anyone with information about Jenny to come forward. He is offering land in Benson as a rewa...
05:39 2019-06-29

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....
02:01 2019-05-23

Memorable Summer for Local Cal Ripken Player "I was just excited I got to make it that far." 8-year-old Scott Co. Youth Baseball player and Cal Ripken All-Star Andrew Elam III received national attention for winning the Pitch, Hit & Run competition at Great American Ballpark. pic.twitter.com/Knj2eTzhH8 — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June 28,...
04:00 2019-06-29

Several small explosions in Bangkok: local media Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday and two street cleaners suffered minor injuries, Thai media reported....
05:39 2019-08-02

A local’s guide to Plovdiv, Bulgaria: 10 top tips As a 2019 European Capital of Culture, this ancient city will reflect its Roman, Persian and Ottoman influences, and focus on Kapana, its new creative quarterBanitsa is a Bulgarian breakfast staple. The flaky pastry parcels are filled with sirene cheese (similar to Greek feta). One of the best place...
02:13 2019-08-01

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain....
10:00 2019-06-06

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....
14:39 2019-06-22

| 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....
23:13 2019-05-31

Fourth of July: A busy day for local fire departments TUCSON –The Fourth of July was a busy day for local fire departments. Between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Thursday, the Tucson Fire Department says it responded to 36 fires –23 of them were brush fires. Three of the fires were tree fires and 10 were dumpster fires. One person was hurt after a fire broke o...
16:26 2019-07-05

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 coverag......
02:39 2019-06-11

Local car show honors mass shooting victims TUCSON –Tucsonans gathered Sunday night to honor the lives lost in mass shootings over the weekend. An impromptu car show was organized at Little Anthony’s Diner, near Broadway Boulevard and Kolb Road, to encourage the public to donate to help the shooting victims. RELATED:  El Paso native reacts t...
23:26 2019-08-05

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....
18:39 2019-06-12

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....
11:26 2019-05-30

Support a Local Teacher for Free With Your Verizon Up Membership If you’re a Verizon Up member, you get $10 to support a teacher near you—a promotion that’s good through the end of the month. To use it, go to your Verizon Up app and find the offer. Click “Use now” on the page to get your specific coupon code....
10:13 2019-08-14

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....
05:52 2019-06-19

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 was carried off pit lane, and later taken to a loca...
06:26 2019-05-27

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....
13:00 2019-05-24

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 21 – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May 23 – St. Mary’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. The CPR tra...
16:52 2019-05-21

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., discovered their 16-month-old pup Blaze was put down o...
07:26 2019-06-15

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....
22:26 2019-06-14

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 Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
22:26 2019-06-14

Avalanche strands 4 Italian, 3 local climbers in Pakistan 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...
17:13 2019-06-17

AirTV Mini delivers streaming and local TV in a dongle A couple years ago Dish revealed AirTV, an Android TV-powered set-top box. The company has been relatively quiet since then, but today, it launched the AirTV Mini. The new device is a 4K HDR-compatible streaming stick that brings users Sling TV, Netf......
21:00 2019-07-15

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. Tucson native and songwriter Biilly Shaw Jr. wil...
09:52 2019-06-08

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now lives in Tucson. “You just knew something re...
06:13 2019-07-17

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....
02:13 2019-06-13

Youngstown Vindicator's Collapse: Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
13:52 2019-07-03

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....
04:13 2019-05-27

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
19:00 2019-08-16

| 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....
14:13 2019-06-21

Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. This particular 1962 Sprite’s floor was so rusted-out that I could barely find a place to sit. My co-worker Jason Torchinsky has suggested that I step through the floor and attach some suspenders to the lig...
15:52 2019-07-09

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....
21:00 2019-06-02

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....
23:01 2019-06-02

| 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....
15:13 2019-06-02

China issues 5G licenses to local telcos, TV network Chinese government awards commercial 5G licenses to the country's three biggest telcos--China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom--as well as state-owned China Broadcasting Network, just as Huawei announces it will be deploying 5G technology in Russia, with tests to start this year....
10:39 2019-06-06

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
02:13 2019-07-20

Albanian opposition trying to stop holding of local polls SARANDA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say they have arrested five opposition supporters for allegedly damaging ballot boxes and documents to prevent upcoming municipal elections. A police statement also accuses the people arrested of physically attacking state police officers while storming electi...
17:00 2019-06-19

North Korea claims '99.98% turnout' in local elections Pyongyang called the purported turnout a sign of the "single-minded unity" of its people. Voters are only allowed to select "yes" or "no" to a single candidate already chosen by the ruling communist party....
16:13 2019-07-22

Stunning vintage photos show Tower Bridge through the decades, from its construction in 1894 to a landmark on London's modern skyline Spectacular vintage photographs show how Tower Bridge has endured over the years as its surroundings on the River Thames and its banks have changed through time....
10:00 2019-06-30

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 strength in his legs and feel nauseous. The next day, whi...
06:00 2019-06-18

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....
02:26 2019-06-03

Nearly 100% Turnout In North Korea Local Polls, Kim Jong Un Also Votes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un voted in nationwide local elections on Sunday that registered the near 100 per cent turnout claimed for every ballot held in the nuclear-armed state....
05:52 2019-07-22

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....
01:52 2019-06-19

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....
03:39 2019-05-24

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 scaling back production at its only remaining Chinese...
08:52 2019-06-06

Trump to visit El Paso and Dayton despite backlash from local officials El Paso congresswoman warns Trump is not welcome as Dayton mayor encourages protestsDonald Trump is likely to receive a cool reception, at best, when he touches down in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, three days after a 21-year-old gunman who invoked the language of white supremacy killed 22 people an...
12:52 2019-08-07

Uber Freight Expands to Germany, Faces Local Competition Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
19:26 2019-07-24

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 will be launching in October. Video analysis of th...
13:26 2019-06-11

China forbids local governments from imposing new curbs on car purchases China said on Thursday it is stopping local governments from imposing new restrictions on car purchases, as it looks to spur consumption amid a slowing economy....
10:13 2019-06-06

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare -local radio Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, mosaïque local radio said, the second health crisis for the president in a month....
01:01 2019-07-25

Having Broadband Issues? This Tool Helps You Learn Local Laws Washington disputes get the headlines, but much US telecom policy is determined by states and cities. A nonprofit has catalogued the rules and put them online....
19:26 2019-07-31

Moscow Court Permits Opposition Candidate to Run in Local Election A Moscow court reversed a decision to ban a Russian opposition candidate from next month’s municipal election, a rare concession to protesters following weeks of demonstrations in the Russian capital....
01:00 2019-08-14

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 to bleed out is two to five minutes, while the aver...
03:52 2019-05-22

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:52 2019-07-01

Is bigger better? Gannett merger will test whether local news can be saved. Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
07:39 2019-08-10

Gannett-New Media merger will test whether local news can be saved Some experts predict the deal, if successful, will lead to a much more dramatic consolidation of newspaper ownership, with Tribune Publishing, McClatchy and other chains discussed as companies that may join others....
07:39 2019-08-10

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 legal immigrants....
18:00 2019-06-03

Mississippi sheriff said local politician was ‘worse than a black person’ A white Mississippi sheriff enraged over a local legislator’s opposition to the construction of a new jail said the pol was “worse than a black person,” according to a report. Lee County Sheriff Jim Johnson made the shocking statement in a text exchange with another local elected official that was r...
03:00 2019-08-15

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....
23:39 2019-06-12

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 building neighborhoods with security cameras on e...
23:26 2019-06-05

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....
17:26 2019-06-04

Uber Freight launches in Germany, taking on local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
11:13 2019-07-24

Signpost raises $52 million to boost local business profiles Signpost, a New York-based startup developing automated marketing and customer relationship tools for small businesses, has raised $52 million.Read More...
14:52 2019-07-09

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the National Employment Law Project....
02:13 2019-07-04

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....
05:52 2019-06-19

Pakistan’s northwest tribal areas hold 1st local polls Pakistan’s northwestern tribal areas are holding their first-ever provincial elections, in a region along the Afghan border that was once a stronghold for the Taliban, al-Qaida and other militant groups...
11:52 2019-07-20

St. John’s fills out roster with local guard Rasheem Dunn Mike Anderson has filled out his first roster at St. John’s, doing so with his second local player, Cleveland State transfer Rasheem Dunn. The Brooklyn native, who attended Thomas Jefferson High School with former Johnnies star Shamorie Ponds, picked the Red Storm over Siena, Arkansas, New Mexico an...
04:00 2019-08-03

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 and Seton Hall. The versatile 6-foot-6 Champagnie,...
19:26 2019-05-30

Uber Freight launches in Germany, faces local competition U.S. ride-hailing company Uber is launching a freight platform in Germany, taking on local technology startups in a race to grab a share of Europe's $500 billion trucking market....
06:13 2019-07-24

Johnson's Grip on U.K. Parliament Is Weakened by Local Election Defeat Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party lost a special election in a rural part of the U.K., leaving the new leader with a governing majority in Parliament of just one seat....
19:00 2019-08-02

Local Fox reporter Nancy Parker among 2 killed in plane crash Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city’s Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed. The pilot, identified by Fox 8 as Franklin J.P. Augustus, also died in the crash, which happened just after 3 p.m...
10:13 2019-08-17

Thyssenkrupp buys U.S. elevator firm in local expansion push Thyssenkrupp on Friday said it bought the elevator unit of U.S.-based Nashville Machine Company, strengthening its own elevator business, which it plans to list on the stock exchange to bring in fresh funds....
16:52 2019-05-31

Local U.K. Election Serves Up Early Test of a 'Boris Bounce' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s grip on power will be tested in a district election in rural Wales that could further erode his government’s control in Parliament and raise the prospect of a national election in the fall....
17:26 2019-08-01

Relaxing Local Sourcing Norms Will Boost Economy, Experts Say The news comes as a relief for Apple that is facing tough times in the Indian smartphone market in the wake of stiff competition coming from the Chinese players....
16:26 2019-07-05

Boris Johnson faces first test in Welsh local election The new UK prime minister's biggest challenge yet is one he could well have done without: Defeat for Johnson's Conservatives in the Brecon and Radnoshire by-election would cut his parliamentary majority to just one seat....
14:00 2019-08-01

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 Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
11:26 2019-06-01

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.        ...
15:26 2019-05-30

TikTok's Growth in India Thanks to Strong Local Network: Forrester TikTok has seen a phenomenal rise in the Indian market owing to a strong local network and giving marketers a platform to reach users in small cities, Forrester claimed....
23:00 2019-07-04

Google goes Nigerian with local accent, 'informal' transit routes Commuters making their way through Nigeria can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa that were unveiled by the company on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-07-24

| 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....
15:26 2019-05-28

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 and China looms large....
16:13 2019-05-21

Arrest warrant ordered for former Pemex CEO Lozoya -local media A federal judge has issued an arrest warrant for a former chief executive of Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Emilio Lozoya, and an executive of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA , Mexican news agency Notimex reported on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

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 motion filed Friday in federal court in Clevel...
05:52 2019-06-16

Albania holds local elections amid political turmoil Albanians have started to cast ballots to elect mayors and city councils, or parliaments amid a tense political conflict with the opposition boycotting the municipal elections...
09:39 2019-06-30

Dutch band nixes Lebanon gig in solidarity with local artists Dutch band Within Temptation has canceled its concert at a big music festival in Lebanon to support the country's most popular indie band, whose own gig was axed after church pressure and death threats....
19:26 2019-08-04

Conservatives tipped to prevail in Greek local election runoffs Greeks voted on Sunday in the second round of local elections that are expected to show the conservative opposition party consolidating gains ahead of a snap general election next month....
17:00 2019-06-02

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
19:00 2019-08-13

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        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Crowdsourced delivery explained: making same day shipping cheaper through local couriers Retailers and their logistics partners have been pushed to meet growing customer demands for increasingly speedy shipping. And the steady rise of e-commerce has caused the daily volume of parcel shipments to skyrocket — two trends that, for the foreseeable future, are only going to continue. ...
14:13 2019-07-06

Sri Lanka stocks edge higher on local buying; rupee firmer Sri Lankan shares closed higher for a third straight session on Tuesday, moving further away from a near seven-year closing low hit last week, as local investors bought beaten-down stocks. ** Traders, however, said sectarian violence still weighed on investor sentiment. Most investors have shied awa...
14:33 2019-05-21

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the old bar The Flycatcher used to stand. After operati...
17:52 2019-08-16

‘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, spoke to supporters Monday at a small event space tuck...
18:13 2019-05-21

Local Historians To Rebuild A 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic Temple A group of local history enthusiasts in Britain have announced an amazing project. They have secured permission to rebuild a 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic temple. ...
06:39 2019-08-17

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....
21:26 2019-06-14

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 release electrical jolts from their fingers, shifti...
07:13 2019-05-22

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

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, the only national reading and writing contest in braille developed by...
02:00 2019-06-15

‘Heavily drunk’ Australian arrested in Bali after kicking local man off scooter A drunk Australian lunatic on a violent rampage in Bali has been arrested after footage of him fly-kicking a local man off his scooter went viral online. Video of the bizarre attack in the early hours of Saturday morning captured the man running into oncoming traffic in the popular tourist town of K...
00:00 2019-08-13

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-threatening weather systems when the game is on....
20:39 2019-05-23

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 scene.“We are looking for a perpetrator,” said the chi...
20:13 2019-06-03

Russian lawmakers propose making local software mandatory on smartphones Russian lawmakers want to make it a legal requirement for all smartphones, computers and smart TV sets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with certain Russian software in a bid to support domestic software producers, according to a draft bill....
15:52 2019-07-19

Local teachers compete in 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools The contest specializes in trades including manufacturing, welding, construction, automotive and agriculture mechanics. / Courtesy: Getty Images TUCSON –Two Tucson high school teachers are among to semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Cesar Gutie...
18:52 2019-07-17

Hyundai-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......
06:52 2019-05-28

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, daily Lidove Noviny reported on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-06-11

Olympics: Local ticket demand exceeds 2020 organizers expectations Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Friday they had underestimated Japanese demand for tickets after 3.22 million briefs were sold during the first domestic sales phase last month....
11:00 2019-07-05

Home Affairs says no problems with encryption laws even though local companies suffer The department said it is however 'focused' on addressing the negative perception of Australia's encryption laws, saying companies actually lack a clear understanding of the obligations within legislation....
12:01 2019-07-05

Rahul Gandhi's Letter For A Bridge In Wayanad Upsets Local Legislator A letter by Rahul Gandhi, who represents the Wayanad Lok Sabha constituency in Parliament, to district collector AR Ajayakumar requesting a permanent bridge on the Kalindhi river has not gone down......
20:52 2019-08-03

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....
11:26 2019-05-30

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....
20:26 2019-06-22

Ransomware attack cripples at least 20 local Texas agencies, state government says At least 20 local government entities across Texas have been taken hostage by a coordinated ransomware attack, the Texas Department of Information Resources announced Friday....
05:52 2019-08-18

Google’s plan to improve local news will start in Youngstown, Ohio Today, Google announced that Youngstown, Ohio, will be the first city in its Compass Experiment, a joint venture with newspaper publishing company McClatchy to revive local news. The announcement couldn't be more timely, as Youngstown's long standing......
22:13 2019-07-18

Top Court Asks RBI To Confirm WhatsApp's Compliance With Local Data Rules WhatsApp has been testing a peer-to-peer payments service for over a year in India, its biggest market by users, but local data storage norms have delayed an official launch....
17:13 2019-08-02

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 engulfed a building located in The Lost Barrio Histori...
06:26 2019-06-01

Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services Enlarge / Breaking bugs are as described—a security flaw in Steam's client service allows easy execution of arbitrary code as LOCALSYSTEM. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Earlier today, disgruntled security researcher Vasily Kravets released a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows version o...
04:26 2019-08-08

Texas man dies after contracting flesh-eating bacteria from local beach A Texas man died after he contracted a “relentless” flesh-eating bacteria while crabbing on a local beach on the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Gary Evans, 56, died July 8 from the bacterial infection known as necrotizing fasciitis — only four days after his wife Debbie Mattix, 60,...
18:13 2019-07-17

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....
18:39 2019-06-03

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 ago, Julia had a brain bleed. Doctors removed half o...
07:39 2019-05-24

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over ca...
23:26 2019-07-15

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....
15:13 2019-05-24

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....
11:39 2019-06-06

US Said to Be Mulling Caps on H-1B Visas to Deter India's Local Data Rules United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
07:00 2019-06-20

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware Enlarge / Georgia State Police and Capitol Police had their laptops taken offline by ransomware in the latest of many attacks on state and local government agencies. (credit: Scott Olson / Getty Images) Yesterday, the Georgia Department of Public Safety revealed that laptop computers in state poli...
17:52 2019-07-31

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
03:39 2019-07-06

Central Line Mumbai Local Trains To Run As Per Sunday's Timetable Today Mumbai rain: Mumbai local train services, the sub-urban rail services, on the Central Line which connects Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in South Mumbai to suburban districts of Thane,......
12:52 2019-07-03

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....
17:00 2019-05-25

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
17:00 2019-07-12

Mumbai Local Trains Impacted By Rains: Check Train Running Status Here Mumbai Local Train Status: The Central Railways has said that Mumbai local trains on Harbour line will be operated between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and Bandra, Vashi and Panvel and......
10:39 2019-07-02

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....
04:39 2019-06-22

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 of one woman who needed to have her garage door rep...
18:26 2019-06-21

| 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....
19:13 2019-06-27

Local police have identified the suspected ice cream-licking culprit from viral video Twitter/BlindDensetsu A San Antonio teen was identified by Texas Police as the alleged "Lufkin Licker" — a woman who was filmed reportedly licking a tub of ice cream at a Lufkin Walmart and putting it back in the freezer. The video then went viral. Tampering of consumer product is a second-de...
14:13 2019-07-06

El Paso Police Warn of Active Shooting Incident Near Local Mall [UPDATING] The El Paso Police Department in Texas has warned of an active shooter incident near the Cielo Vista Mall and is asking local residents to stay away from the area....
20:39 2019-08-03

£2m Government artificial intelligence project to scan local roads for safety issues News 22 Jul, 2019 £2m of funding announced for artificial intelligence to scan 96,000 miles of road for poor road markings and other issues...
17:26 2019-07-22

Local senior citizens rock out at Wacken Open Air heavy metal festival Breaking stereotypes, and showing that you are never too old to rock and roll, a group of senior citizens is attending the world's biggest heavy metal festival in northern Germany....
01:39 2019-08-01

Steve Bruce relishes having ‘local hero’ Andy Carroll back at Newcastle • Free-transfer striker returns to Newcastle after eight years away• Andy Carroll: ‘My friends and family are here. It’s home’Eight years after departing Newcastle in a January deadline-day transfer Andy Carroll has returned in another 11th-hour move the club hope may pacify the militant element of ...
03:13 2019-08-09

New online service in Lethbridge brings fresh, local product to residents’ doors Bringing fresh food to the people of Lethbridge is the aim of the new online service, Mocha Local, along with supporting southern Alberta's agriculture sector....
18:26 2019-07-31

Golf: Local favorite Clarke makes bright start at damp Portrush Local favorite Darren Clarke made a bright start to the British Open Championship at Royal Portrush on Thursday as crowds flocked to the first major in Northern Ireland since 1951....
11:13 2019-07-18

Sen. Gillibrand, Rep. Bass say their infrastructure bill will boost local jobs, rebuild communities The Build Local, Hire Local Act would make sure that we are building and repairing all of our communities – and it would make sure that we are hiring from those same communities too, write Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Karen Bass....
20:52 2019-08-02

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.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

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....
03:00 2019-06-12

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
02:00 2019-08-08

Local funeral home creates tribute to victims of recent mass shootings A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) TUCSON – A local funeral home is offering the community an opportunity to send their condolences to the victims, family, friends and all those who were impacte...
10:52 2019-08-07

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 one of four small parcels of land for sale on the i...
05:13 2019-06-07

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—Disney....
15:52 2019-06-04

French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries LYON, France (AP) — French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries. The post French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:26 2019-05-24

Opposition candidate Fernandez seen ahead of President Macri in Argentina primary: local TV Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez was seen leading President Mauricio Macri as polls closed in Argentina's primary election on Sunday, according to Argentine TV stations TN, Cronica and A24....
23:52 2019-08-11

Trade war is turning China's local manufacturers to the domestic market, says tech giant Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com sees a business opportunity in factories that have been affected by trade tensions between the world's two largest economies, the company's chief financial officer said....
11:26 2019-08-14

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
17:00 2019-07-15

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....
21:39 2019-06-04

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, according to reports...
00:13 2019-08-11

California woman gives birth to two infants behind local business, resulting in the death of one: police A California woman is in custody after police say she abandoned two newborns behind a local business after appearing to give birth to them on the sidewalk, resulting in the death of one infant. ...
20:13 2019-07-31

West Virginia Man On Tree Crushing Local Student's Car: "I Hate To Say It, But It Was Kind Of Cool" On Monday, a crew from the city of Huntington, W. Va. cut down a tree that residents nearby determined was potentially dangerous after a storm blew a branch through the windshield of a parked car. Unfortunately, the crew’s approach to their job was rather negligent and the tree fell on top of a diff...
19:00 2019-08-10

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....
16:00 2019-05-21

Brazil growth: Of lost years, lost decades Frustration is building quickly in Brazil. What was supposed to be the beginning of a credit cycle – and a structural improvement in long-term economic growth – is becoming just another false dawn....
15:13 2019-05-28

Ex-deputy charged with not aiding Florida students in shooting to be released on bond: local media The former Florida sheriff's deputy who was arrested this week after being charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school posted bond on Thursday and could be released any time, local television station WPTV said....
21:39 2019-06-06

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan steps up anti-smog curbs: local media China's top steelmaking city Tangshan has stepped up anti-pollution measures over July 21 to 31, aiming to meet its air quality targets, a city government-backed newspaper reported on Monday....
04:39 2019-07-22

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, the organization is picking a petty fight with a lo...
15:13 2019-05-21

A Wood-Carved Statue of Melania Trump Has Been Unveiled in Her Hometown. Local Residents Are Bemused A new monument to Melania Trump has been erected in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, and its creators are calling it the first public statue in commemoration of her. The idea came to Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky currently based in Berlin according to his Instagram account, who commissioned...
03:52 2019-07-06

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
20:00 2019-07-18

'Nothing cooler': Brooks Koepka hopeful he can deliver Open victory with local knowledge – video Brooks Koepka has said 'there would be nothing cooler' than winning the Open with his caddie Ricky Elliott, who grew up less than a mile from the Royal Portrush.Four-time major winner Koepka added that Elliot, who has caddied for him for the past six years, will be a 'big advantage' during the conte...
22:52 2019-07-16

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-06-18

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....
06:13 2019-06-05

Indian court asks central bank to confirm WhatsApp's compliance with local data rules India's top court has given the central bank six weeks to report on whether WhatsApp had complied with data localization norms as the Facebook-owned messenger gears up to launch a payments service in the country, a person involved in the matter said....
23:39 2019-08-02

Scott County Creek Back Open After Sewage Spill, But Closure Hurt Some Local Businesses SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Elkhorn Creek in Scott County is safe again after a sewage spill last weekend closed the popular swimming and boating areas. The closure impacted local businesses during what should have been a busy kick off to summer. “It just dramatically cut our business in half...
05:52 2019-06-02

High Tax On Luxury Cars Restricting Market, Preventing Local Assembly Of More Models: Jaguar Land Ro The auto industry has been going through a slump in volumes since the past eight months and sales continue to remain disappointing as we move into the ninth month of this de-growth. Luxury carmakers......
13:00 2019-07-21

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....
17:01 2019-06-12

Local Billboard Calls Tuscaloosa "Abortion Capital Of Alabama," Claims 19,000 Future Fans Have Been Aborted An anti-abortion billboard was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. on Friday that called the hometown of the University of Alabama the “abortion capital” of the state, and claimed that 19,000 future fans of the Crimson Tide have been aborted. A picture of the billboard was posted on Twitter, but the post th...
05:52 2019-08-11

2020 candidates and local celebrities react to the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas that killed at least 18 people on Saturday Getty On Saturday morning, a shooter opened fire inside a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, reportedly killing at least 18 people. Soon afterwards, President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidates, and local celebrities flooded to Twitter to share their sympathies. Here's how the nation r...
16:26 2019-08-04

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....
04:52 2019-06-08

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 of the redacted portions. "The American people paid...
05:39 2019-06-02

Virginia woman contracts flesh-eating infection, has emergency surgery after 10 minutes swimming at local beach A Virginia woman who contracted a flesh-eating staph infection that spread through her leg after just 10 minutes in the water had to have emergency surgery days later, according to reports....
08:39 2019-07-17

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....
18:39 2019-06-27

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City's "Call of Duty" team in Activi...
23:13 2019-06-11

Inclusivity Win! This White Girl Vacationing With Her Friends In The Caribbean Just Posted A Group Photo Featuring A Local Resort Employee With The Caption ‘Our New Friend Lol’ Society still has a long way to go when it comes to diversity, but this amazing story proves that a more accepting world really is possible: This white girl vacationing with her friends in the Caribbean just posted a group photo featuring a local resort employee with the caption “Our new friend lol....
15:26 2019-08-08

This Is the Save of the Century IndyCar driver Zach Veach probably gave thanks to on high after this incredible save in last night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. On lap 134, Veach received a bit of inopportune aero wash on the exit of the corner at wide open throttle. Popping the car into the wall on the back stretch is a quick a...
18:52 2019-06-09

What Should an Artist Save? As our culture’s expectations of artists and art have changed, archives have moved on from the library and transformed into something stranger and more amorphous....
21:52 2019-08-06

Mike Brown’s Death Changed the World, but Local Activists Say It Hasn’t Changed Ferguson Today marks five years since Darren Wilson gunned down 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was far from the only black man to die at the hands of the police that year; other high-profile cases—Eric Garner died in New York months earlier, Laquan McDonald would be shot and killed la...
20:52 2019-08-09

Local newspaper thriving in former 'news desert' Waves of layoffs continuing to hit both traditional newspaper chains and digital news startups. Cities and towns so denuded of coverage that they're described as "news deserts ." But then, there's The Berkshire Eagle. (June 19)        ...
17:26 2019-06-19

How to save big on school supplies We asked experts for tips on getting notebooks, pencils and backpacks for cheap — and maybe even teaching something about money management along the way....
03:52 2019-08-07

Cut the cord and save money (if you do it right) If you’re aiming to completely replace your cable channels, you likely won’t end up with significant savings.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

How to hit the road in your RV and save money along the way An RV road trip is a great way to see the country while enjoying some of the comforts of home, too. That costs money, but there are ways to save.        ...
20:26 2019-05-25

Plants are doing their best to save mankind, but they can’t do it alone We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our waste and cleaning up after ourselves and, on a related note, we’re really good at producing carbon as a result of burning various fuels for en...
15:13 2019-05-21

BIS calls for capitalism to save itself, from itself Global central banks' role is now exhausted and monetary stimulus adds little economic value, in fact it does more harm than good. Those are not the warnings of rabid Marxists, but the Bank for International Settlements....
14:26 2019-07-03

Will it soon be too late to save the climate? The quantity of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere keeps increasing. The Earth's temperature is rising. Now media are reporting that we only have 18 months to save the climate. Scaremongering, or a serious prognosis?...
11:26 2019-08-06

Bed Bath and Beyond is trying to save itself from extinction Bed Bath and Beyond became a massive homegoods retailer with a decentralized structure and a focus on keeping customers happy. But critics say the once ubiquitous chain ignored the threat from newer, nimbler online rivals....
17:00 2019-08-02

Here's A Rare Chance to Save $50 On the PS4 Pro Unlike the (more powerful) Xbox One X, the PS4 Pro has been remarkably resistant to discounts since its release. Today though in celebration of E3, you can get it for $350, down from the usual $400. Just note that it doesn’t come with any bundled games....
19:39 2019-06-07

Companies are trying something new with their 401(k) plans. It might get you to save more A growing number of companies automatically take money from their employees paychecks and deposit it into a retirement account — even after a worker has opted out....
22:13 2019-06-12

Save Danny Williams Danny Williams, the conqueror of Mike Tyson, now desperately needs saving from himself, writes Matt Christie The post Save Danny Williams appeared first on Boxing News....
02:13 2019-07-10

New feature in iOS 13 could save you some money Ever delete an app from your iOS device, not realizing that you're still paying a monthly fee to use it? It appears that Apple feels your pain. In iOS 13, if you delete an app, you will see a pop-up reminder if you have an active subscription to that app. A tweet from Federico Viticci, co-host of th...
03:39 2019-06-19