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IMDb changes names policy after transgender protest

The film website now allows users to remove birth names, revising earlier policy after feedback from LGBTQ+ groupsThe Internet Movie Database, the web’s largest resource of film and TV information, is...

IMDb changes names policy after transgender protest

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IMDb Will Let Transgender People Remove Birth Names, With Caveats Following criticism, IMDb has decided to allow transgender film professionals to remove their birth names in credits—in some circumstances. As it now stands, the website will allow users to remove a person’s birth name if that person no longer voluntarily goes by it, and it’s not widely known to the...
01:00 2019-08-14

IMDb Will Allow Removal of Birth Names — to a Point Advocates and Hollywood groups say the site’s previous practice of using such credits hurts transgender people. But the new policy still falls short in their view....
02:39 2019-08-14

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpose of the website into disarray) but altering any sort of data about actors themselves is completely out of the question—to the point where California ...
03:00 2019-08-14

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of transgender people in the industry without their consen......
21:13 2019-08-13

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen names on credit and debit cards Mastercard will allow trans people to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Mastercard lets transgender users choose names on their cards (if banks agree) Mastercard, one of the two dominant U.S. payment networks, is introducing debit and credit cards that will let transgender users select whatever name they want — as long as the bank that issues the card and extends the accompanying credit line goes along....
04:26 2019-06-18

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who ran high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint, saying a statewide policy that forced them to compete against transgender athletes cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships. The conservative Christian law firm All...
23:52 2019-06-18

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied needed medical treatment....
20:52 2019-05-24

Australia prime minister joins transgender policy backlash Cricket Australia (CA) have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as "heavy-handed" and "mystifying" on Friday....
10:26 2019-08-09

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
21:13 2019-05-28

Cricket Australia launches inclusion policy for transgender and gender diverse players Move taken to ensure inclusiveness at every level‘Discrimination has no place in game,’ says Kevin RobertsA policy that ensures transgender and gender diverse people can play cricket at the highest level in Australia has been announced by the sport’s national governing body. Cricket Australia has de...
04:00 2019-08-08

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
20:39 2019-05-28

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
04:00 2019-06-20

Scott Morrison criticises Cricket Australia's 'heavy-handed' transgender player policy Prime minister ‘mystified’ by policy and guidelines for community cricket to allow players to compete in line with gender identityScott Morrison has criticised a Cricket Australia decision to release a policy which aims to allow transgender and gender-diverse people to play the sport at the highest ...
06:00 2019-08-09

Chinese crackdown on foreign names draws protest BEIJING (AP) — The Manhattan neighborhood, Venice Garden, the Vienna hotel chain. To the ears of the Chinese government, the names are too foreign-sounding and must go. Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring private and public officials to rename businesses, bridges a...
06:26 2019-06-21

Teens stand in cage outside U.N. building to protest U.S. immigration policy Teenagers stood inside a metal cage outside U.N. headquarters in Geneva on Monday to punctuate a protest by American and Mexican activists demanding that migrant children in U.S. custody be reunited with parents seeking asylum....
18:00 2019-06-17

Activists block ICE headquarters in standoff to protest immigration policy, migrant detention Federal authorities arrested at least 11 Jewish activists and immigration rights activists who blocked entrances and exits to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) headquarters in Washington Tuesday....
04:00 2019-07-17

Texas bishop escorts Central American migrants across border bridge in protest of US policy A Roman Catholic bishop in Texas escorted Central American migrants back and forth across a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday as part of a protest against conditions migrants face as they wait for asylum claims to be processed on both sides of the span.   ...
16:39 2019-06-28

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
07:26 2019-06-12

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 appeared first ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: thousands of protesters vow ‘no retreat’ after debate postponed 7.14am BST More pics from the #hongkong protests from the amazing and indefati...
08:26 2019-06-12

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30. The post Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in security force’s attack on protest camp has risen to over 30 appeared firs...
20:39 2019-06-03

Fired for being transgender It took Aimee Stephens several months to write a letter to her boss explaining that she was a transgender woman and planned to start coming to work as her true self....
13:52 2019-06-17

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen name NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. That means that the name on the credit card owned by a transgender person could be different than that found on their birth certificate or dr...
18:39 2019-06-17

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
03:26 2019-05-30

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
16:26 2019-05-28

Gillette ad shows man teaching transgender son how to shave A new Gillette ad released last week Thursday features a transgender man shaving for the first time. Samson Bonkeabantu Brown, a Toronto-based artist, shares the personal on-camera experience with his father, who coaches him through the significant life moment. “Now, don’t be scared,R...
18:00 2019-05-27

Transgender woman’s death in NYC jail under investigation NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a transgender woman who died in a New York City jail says she had a seizure disorder and other health problems and was hospitalized weeks before her death. A jail officer found 27-year-old Layleen Polanco unresponsive in her Rikers Island cell Friday. The medical examin...
23:26 2019-06-11

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has been charged with three counts of murder. Dallas police homicide Maj. Max Geron says he was arrested June 5 based on tips linking him to two homicides i...
02:52 2019-06-13

HHS rule change would exclude transgender from discrimination law The Trump administration proposed a new rule Friday to strip discrimination protections for transgender persons in healthcare -- a move to reverse an Obama-era policy enacted to guard that segment of the population....
21:26 2019-05-24

Detroit man charged in deaths of gay men, transgender woman Authorities say a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were part of the LGBTQ community....
16:26 2019-06-07

US considers more options for detaining transgender migrants About 300 migrants who identify as transgender have been booked into the custody of U.S. immigration authorities since Oct. 1, marking the highest number since officials began keeping track in 2015....
21:52 2019-06-13

Transgender teen crowned prom king A transgender teen got the royal treatment when he was crowned prom king of his Cape Cod high school. Nicholas Bulman, who attends Barnstable High School in Hyannis, was showered with love and support from pals at the “Great Gatsby”-themed dance Friday, according to the Cape Cod Times. “It was ̷...
20:26 2019-05-26

Gillette ad features transgender man's first shave In its latest advertisement featuring a social message, Procter & Gamble's Gillette brand features a father teaching his transgender son how to shave.        ...
01:00 2019-05-29

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role....
17:26 2019-05-21

Complaint targets transgender HS track athletes Three Connecticut girls who have run high school track filed a federal discrimination complaint over a state policy on transgender athletes, saying it cost them top finishes and possibly college scholarships....
22:00 2019-06-20

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
22:39 2019-07-23

7 Things To Know About Birth Control If You Are Transgender Or Nonbinary Regardless of how you identify, you deserve medical practitioners who respect your gender identity and understand your specific needs, one of which may be birth control...
16:00 2019-07-22

House votes to block military transgender ban WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump’s move to restrict transgender men and women from military service. The House has passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump’s transgender ban from remaining in effect. The move still ...
04:52 2019-06-19

Bigot pepper-sprayed transgender woman: cops A man made hateful comments to a transgender woman before shooting her in the face with pepper spray in what police are investigating as a hate crime attack in Queens, police said Tuesday. David Gonzalez, 34, approached the 29-year-old in the area of Roosevelt Avenue and 82nd Street in Jackson Heigh...
20:52 2019-07-09

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender service in the military.During debate on a $1 trillion spending package, lawmakers voted 243-183 to adopt an amendment from Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) t...
11:52 2019-06-19

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
18:13 2019-05-24

Man arrested in death of transgender woman found in lake DALLAS (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a murder charge in the death of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Dallas police said in a statement Thursday night that the investigation into the death of 26-year-old Chynal (shih-NAHL’) Lindsey led detectives to Ru...
06:26 2019-06-21

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolina that they plan to transfer Kanautica Zayre-Brown...
03:13 2019-05-25

Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their “true name.”...
03:26 2019-06-19

Friends Say that Sibling Murdered by Dayton Shooter Was a Transgender Man Accounts from friends and social media profiles belonging to a victim in last weekend’s shooting in Dayton, OH, whose name was previously reported as Megan Betts, indicate that Betts was a transgender man who went by Jordan Cofer and used he/him pronouns....
00:26 2019-08-08

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
18:52 2019-05-24

Pakistan’s police arrest father for killing transgender son PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police have arrested a man for murdering his own transgender son, in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Officer Azmat Khan said Sunday that the father, Aurangzeb Akbar, had given the police written assurance that he wouldn’t harm his son, when returning him...
15:52 2019-06-30

New Gillette ad shows father helping transgender son to shave Samson Bonkeabantu Brown says he was honored to star in ad‘My father encouraged me to live authentically as my best self’A transgender man learning to shave is featured in a new ad by razor company Gillette. The ad, posted to Gillette’s Facebook page, features Toronto-based artist Samson Bonkeabantu...
06:26 2019-05-29

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feagaiga Stowers. Or rather a picture of the 18-year-old Samoan, standing on the second step of a podium...
13:39 2019-07-22

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman's 2016 death Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender....
03:13 2019-06-18

Bond set for Texas man charged in death of transgender woman DALLAS (AP) — A judge has set a $500,000 bond for a 22-year-old man charged in the killing of a transgender woman whose body was found in a Dallas lake. Ruben Alvarado made an initial court appearance Friday morning after his arrest Thursday. He’s charged with murder in the death of 26-year-ol...
19:13 2019-06-21

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending package....
18:26 2019-06-19

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a growing conservative tide. For the two dozen players, the training pitch is one of the few places where they can feel at ease and talk about their experi...
18:26 2019-06-12

Transgender student kicked out of Baptist college after surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Baptist Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

Mastercard Will Allow Transgender and Non-Binary Customers to Use Their Chosen Name on Cards (Bloomberg) — Mastercard Inc. will allow transgender customers to use their chosen names on credit and debit cards. The company is working with its banking partners to introduce True Name cards that will let customers use the name they want without requiring a legal name change, a process that...
18:13 2019-06-17

House passes amendment to reverse transgender military ban The House passed an amendment Thursday seeking to reverse President Donald Trump's policy banning transgender people from serving in the armed forces....
04:00 2019-07-12

"Not Here For Decoration": Thai Transgender Parliamentarians Make History Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by......
11:26 2019-06-06

Italy's first transgender mayor says 'kindness revolution' can defeat far right Gianmarco Negri was elected in small town of Tromello, beating far-right League candidateItaly’s first transgender mayor has said the “arrogant and oppressive” politics of the far right would sooner or later be overcome by a “kindness revolution”.Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected ma...
12:13 2019-06-03

Victoria’s Secret hires first openly transgender ‘Angel’ Victoria’s Secret has hired its first openly transgender “Angel” — stunning Brazilian Valentina Sampaio. The model and actress broke the news by posting a sultry selfie from her shoot earlier this week for the “VS Pink” sub-brand. “Backstage click,” she posted alongside a photo of herself in a whit...
07:52 2019-08-04

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
22:52 2019-07-10

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Over Transgender Bathrooms WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will not take up a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district’s policy allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sexual identity. The justices on Tuesday rejected an appeal from students who argued that allow...
16:39 2019-05-28

Texas police: Similarities among attacks of transgender women Dallas police are investigating whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the past seven months, authorities said....
17:39 2019-05-22

Forsaken transgender pioneers recognized 50 years after Stonewall According to LGBTQ legend it was Marsha P. Johnson, a black transgender woman, who threw the first brick at the Stonewall Inn 50 years ago, sparking the modern gay liberation movement....
13:26 2019-06-12

Victoria's Secret reportedly hires first-ever transgender model Victoria's Secret has reportedly hired its first-ever transgender model — less than a year after the lingerie company came under fire after an executive made remarks about transgender people walking in its annual fashion show....
20:52 2019-08-04

Man, 24, pleads guilty in transgender woman’s 2016 death BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities say a 24-year-old Birmingham man has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted murder of victims he targeted because they were transgender. The Birmingham News reports that Denzell Thomas, whose trial was set to begin this week, entered the pl...
05:00 2019-06-18

Transgender student was kicked out of his Tennessee college after top surgery The same day a transgender student underwent top surgery, Welch College told him he was no longer welcome in the dorms. He's since been suspended from school for at least two terms.        ...
00:26 2019-08-13

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly two hours before they tried to help, a jailhouse eyewitness is claiming. Polanco, 27, was declared dead at 3:45 pm on June 7, according to the Departme...
04:52 2019-06-16

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too? Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.        ...
18:13 2019-08-08

'Rainbow Wedding': Transgender Couple Marry In Emotional Ceremony An Indian transgender couple who both underwent sex re-assignment have tied the knot in a traditional Bengali ceremony, in what is believed to be the state's first "rainbow wedding"....
06:13 2019-08-08

Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women, Trump rollbacks Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump administration's proposals to reverse transgender rights....
05:00 2019-05-25

Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark 'rainbow wedding' Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rightsAn Indian transgender couple who both underwent sex re-assignment have tied the knot in a traditional Bengali ceremony, in what is believed to be the state’s first “rainbow we...
10:13 2019-08-08

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them....
07:39 2019-05-25

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
14:13 2019-07-01

Trump wins U.S. court victory in quest for transgender military ban A U.S. federal appeals court on Friday handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court later allowed to take effect....
19:52 2019-06-14

Police: Body of transgender woman pulled from Dallas lake Dallas police say a transgender woman's body was pulled from a lake over the weekend, the latest death of a transgender person to attract the attention of law enforcement officers in the North Texas city....
01:39 2019-06-04

Detroit man charged with killing gay men, transgender woman in mass shooting DETROIT — A man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because they were gay or transgender, prosecutors said Friday. Devon Robinson, 18, of Detroit, was arraigned Friday on three counts of first-degree murder, two counts of assault and...
11:13 2019-06-08

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.        ...
22:52 2019-07-23

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. Singer women’s facility at the notorious jail at about 2:40 p.m., the Department of Corrections said. Medics re...
07:13 2019-06-08

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
00:52 2019-07-24

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care don’t apply to people&#...
18:13 2019-05-24

Model Carissa Pinkston lied about being transgender after transphobic comments Fashion model Carissa Pinkston, who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online, now says she's “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
21:39 2019-07-31

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake by Dallas Police on Saturday less than a month aft...
08:52 2019-06-04

Valentina Sampaio Is Reportedly Victoria's Secret's First Transgender Model Valentina Sampaio has reportedly been hired to appear in a Victoria's Secret campaign, which would make her the first openly transgender model for the lingerie company, which has been trying......
05:39 2019-08-05

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing transgender people to serve, while only 26 percent opposed ​it, a Gallup Poll showed. ​Democrats back...
21:52 2019-06-20

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a significant development for transgender patients considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a specialist in head and neck surgery and oncology at the...
15:39 2019-06-11

Two transgender women have been killed and a third stabbed in the past seven months in Dallas Dallas police are investigating whether the killing of two transgender woman and the assault of third over the past seven months are related, authorities said Tuesday....
07:01 2019-05-22

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
00:00 2019-05-25

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
20:26 2019-06-11

Trump Administration Wants Homeless Shelters to Deny Transgender People Trump’s invalid administration is considering a rule change that would allow discrimination against homeless transgender people seeking shelter....
01:52 2019-05-23

Transgender asylum seeker Johana Leon dies after ICE release A transgender asylum seeker who was held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement died four days after she was released from custody, U.S. authorities said on Monday....
23:26 2019-06-03

British Olympians call for IOC to shelve ‘unfair’ transgender guidelines • Survey of 15 female athletes finds frustration over current policy• Group in favour of suspension of rules pending further researchThe International Olympic Committee’s guidelines for transgender athletes are unfair on female athletes and should be suspended while more research is carried out, acc...
12:13 2019-06-12

These are the Ten Best Car Names Nobody is Using Yet Normally, when I come up with car names, my goal is to try and find the worst possible names, like the Mushler Groincat, but this time, for some inexplicable reason, I decided I want to really try. I’m tired of made up names that sound like sleep-aid medications or the interminable strings of alphan...
21:39 2019-06-23

Colorado School Shooting: Accused Transgender Sought Revenge For Bullying A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court......
12:39 2019-06-21

Top court rejects challenge to rules accommodating Pennsylvania transgender students The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday preserved a Pennsylvania school district's policy accommodating transgender students, declining to hear a challenge backed by a conservative Christian group to rules letting them use bathrooms matching their gender identity....
20:39 2019-05-28

Stripped of women’s records, transgender powerlifter asks, ‘Where do we draw the line?’ Mary Gregory received the trophies, posed for photos and four days later was erased from the record books because organizers classified her as a man....
14:39 2019-05-21

President Trump Blamed the Transgender Military Ban on an Inaccurate Cost for Surgery President Donald Trump blamed the cost of gender-transition surgeries for his Administration’s policy barring transgender people from serving in the military, citing a figure experts said was inaccurate. In an interview with British commentator Piers Morgan on Tuesday, Trump claimed that the c...
23:39 2019-06-05

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
06:13 2019-07-01

Texas police investigating possible link between 2 killings, 1 assault of transgender women Dallas police are investing whether there is a connection between the deaths of two transgender women and an assault on a third in the city over the past seven months, authorities said....
11:26 2019-05-22

Wisconsin parents outraged after teacher gives transgender lesson to K-5th grade without permission Parents at an elementary school in Madison, Wisconsin are upset officials allowed a science teacher to give a presentation on transgenderism without parents' permission....
23:13 2019-06-04

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
17:00 2019-05-24

Transgender asylum seeker from El Salvador held by ICE dies at El Paso hospital The death of a transgender woman from El Salvador at an El Paso hospital reignites concerns about the treatment of transgender migrants held by ICE        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

U.S. court lets Trump transgender military ban stand, orders new review A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a victory in his effort to ban most transgender people from the military, ordering a judge to reconsider her ruling against the policy, which the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed to take effect....
04:26 2019-06-15

Transgender woman suffers kidnapping and humiliating abuse by gang in Pakistan A transgender woman was kidnapped, beaten and had her head shaved by a gang in Pakistan, after refusing to pay them extortion money, activists have claimed....
23:13 2019-06-11

N4T Investigators: UA spends tens of thousands defending transgender healthcare lawsuit TUCSON – The University of Arizona has spent $52,386.10 defending a lawsuit because the state does not include transgender surgeries in its insurance plan. Russell Toomey is a UA professor and a transgender man who wants a hysterectomy. Molly Brizgys is an attorney with the American Civil Liberties ...
07:39 2019-06-14

'I am transgender': Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini comes out in Twitter video Guardian football writer Nicky Bandini, who previously worked under the name of Paulo, has come out as transgender.In a video posted on Twitter, the Serie A expert said: 'The thing that you need to know is nothing much changes in terms of my work. I am still going to be covering Italian football, Eu...
15:00 2019-08-16

Bigot surrenders to cops for hate crime attack on transgender woman A bigot wanted for a hate crime against a transgender woman has surrendered to police to face charges for the attack, authorities said Wednesday. David Gonzalez, 34, turned himself in around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday — weeks after he allegedly made hateful comments to a 29-year-old transgender woman b...
22:52 2019-07-24

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall of fear over the 15,000 personnel it touches and emboldened hostility towards even those on the front...
10:26 2019-06-13

World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender as mental disorder The World Health Organization will no longer categorize transgender people as having a mental disorder, according to reports. “Gender Identity Disorder” was removed from the organization’s classification of diseases as of last weekend and will now be referred to as “gender incongruence,” included in...
23:52 2019-05-30

A star of Nickelodeon's 'Henry Danger' opens up about his transgender experience: 'I transitioned' Michael D. Cohen, star of Nickelodeon's longest-running live-action show "Henry Danger," revealed in an interview with Time that he transitioned from female to male nearly 20 years ago. Cohen doesn't identify as transgender, saying that he has always felt that his "core being" was male, and so he p...
10:00 2019-05-24

Man Charged With Murdering 3 in Dallas, Including Muhlaysia Booker, a Transgender Woman Kendrell Lavar Lyles is also a “person of interest” in the killing of Chynal Lindsey, a transgender woman who was pulled from White Rock Lake on June 1, the police said....
06:13 2019-06-13

Israel Folau targets support for transgender children in church sermon ‘God has called us,’ ex-Wallaby says in video as he renews attack on homosexualityIsrael Folau has used a sermon at his Sydney church to describe homosexuality as a sin and criticise young people being allowed to “change their gender”.In a video posted to his church’s Facebook page, the former rugby...
06:00 2019-06-17

Virginia Schools’ Bathroom Rule Violates Transgender Rights, U.S. Judge Says The ruling is an important victory for transgender rights advocates as legal battles over school bathroom policies continue to play out across the country....
06:00 2019-08-10

A transgender activist made waves when she spoke at the DNC. Now she’s running for state Senate. If Sarah McBride wins the 2020 race to replace Delaware Sen. Harris McDowell, who is retiring at the end of his term, McBride will be the state’s first elected transgender senator....
23:39 2019-07-09

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender restroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender restroom ban was discriminatory. ...
06:26 2019-08-10

Transgender woman's body pulled from Texas lake is latest in string of deaths Dallas police now have four open homicide investigations involving black transgender women dating back to 2015A transgender woman’s body was pulled from a Dallas lake over the weekend, marking the latest death of a transgender person being investigated by homicide detectives in the Texas city, polic...
04:52 2019-06-04

Transgender woman recently assaulted on camera found shot dead in Dallas Body of Muhlaysia Booker was found in a street on Saturday and no suspect has been identified, police saidA 23-year-old transgender woman who was seen on a widely circulated video being beaten in front of a crowd of people has been found shot dead in Dallas.Muhlaysia Booker was found face-down in a ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Inclusivity comes to credit cards: Mastercard creates ‘True Name’ for transgender, non-binary customers Cardholders will soon be able to swap out credit, debit or prepaid cards featuring their “dead name” with new ones emblazoned with their "true name."...
03:26 2019-06-19

Transgender teen accused in deadly Colorado school shooting wanted revenge A juvenile accused of opening fire at a Colorado school last month that left one student dead and eight others wounded sought revenge on classmates who bullied him because he is transgender, court documents released on Thursday showed....
08:00 2019-06-21

Model lies about being transgender after receiving backlash for anti-trans comments: report A fashion model who recently admitted to lying about being transgender after making anti-trans comments online says she’s now “taking full responsibility” for her actions....
19:52 2019-07-31

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
23:39 2019-07-24

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
17:13 2019-05-24

Texas has repeatedly chosen to not protect transgender people, so they're taking matters into their own hands Texas Rep. Garnet F. Coleman has tried to change the state's hate crime law every legislative session since 2007 to add protections for transgender people....
13:52 2019-06-07

Queer Eye's Karamo Brown Calls Out Mario Lopez Over Comments About Transgender Kids Karamo Brown is ready to talk when Mario Lopez is. The Extra co-host has recently made headlines for comments he made in a June interview on PragerU's The Candace Owens Show. During......
21:13 2019-07-31

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
11:13 2019-05-23

Kendrell Lavar Lyles arrested in connection with killings of transgender women in Dallas A man was arrested in connection with the slayings of two transgender women in Dallas — including one who was seen being attacked in an online video weeks before her death, cops said. Kendrell Lavar Lyles, 34, was charged with three counts of murder in the death of 22-year-old Muhlaysia Booker, who ...
07:00 2019-06-13

2020 Hopefuls Are Talking Transgender Rights, Signaling a Political Shift on the Issue On their own, transgender voters aren’t going to sway the 2020 election. But they’re a pretty fair proxy for how candidates are viewing equality as a priority and responding to a primary electorate that, at least for now, seems to be far more vocal in its demand for progressive policy. E...
17:52 2019-08-21

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outrage from LGBT activists....
03:00 2019-06-04

The World Health Organization Will Stop Classifying Transgender People as Having a ‘Mental Disorder’ The World Health Organization (WHO) will no longer categorize being transgender as a “mental disorder”, after a major resolution to amend its health guidelines was approved May 25. The United Nations’ health agency approved a resolution to remove “gender identity disorderR...
21:39 2019-05-28

Dallas police looking into similarities in cases of 2 transgender women fatally shot, third stabbed Dallas police said they have not directly linked the cases at this time but that there are similarities they want the public to be aware of.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

Rite Aid Names New CEO Rite Aid appointed Heyward Donigan as chief executive, saying her experience leading health-care companies would help the pharmacy chain confront competition that has hurt sales and prompted job cuts....
12:26 2019-08-12

Names you need to know from Day 2 of the MLB draft Sons of major leaguers, potential hidden gems and ... a Navy flight officer? These players weren't first-round picks, but they're still worth tracking....
02:52 2019-06-05

'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown 'disappointed' in Mario Lopez over comments about transgender children "Queer Eye" star Karamo Brown joined the chorus of people criticizing Mario Lopez over comments he made about parents who allow their children to choose their gender identity at an early age. ...
20:39 2019-07-31

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Permit Employment Discrimination Against Transgender Workers The Trump administration’s Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would enable employers to fire employees because they are transgender. The Department of Justice has submitted a brief to the Court Friday asking the Justices to rule that Title VII, a fe...
01:13 2019-08-18

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment tipped the scales of justice fir...
20:01 2019-05-28

Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death DALLAS (AP) — Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death. The post Man arrested in slayings of three Dallas women, including transgender woman; person of interest in another death appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:52 2019-06-13

Mario Lopez issues apology for ‘ignorant and insensitive’ remarks about parenting transgender kids Mario Lopez fanned flames with comments he made in a recent interview that suggested it was a slippery slope for parents to allow their children to choose their gender identity at an early age....
21:39 2019-07-31

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

BMW names Oliver Zipse as new CEO Electrification advocate succeeds Harald Kruger as the firm ramps up its EV development strategy BMW has named Oliver Zipse, one of the driving forces behind its bold electrification programme, as its new CEO, replacing outgoing boss Harald Krüger.  Zipse, who will assume his new role on 16 August...
05:00 2019-07-20

Most Of These Team Names Would've Been Way Better Than "Raptors" The second-most ’90s thing in professional sports is the Hornets still using teal as a primary color. (And, considering it’s the second edition of that franchise, it can be viewed in a more forgiving throwback/nostalgic light.) The single most ’90s thing in professional sports is, obviously, that th...
07:26 2019-05-29

Ranking the best of the XFL team names: Which ones do you like best? Here are power rankings for the names announced Wednesday for the XFL’s first eight teams. We judged them on the basis of creativity and trendiness.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

CBOE Names Five New Officers CHICAGO, IL -- March 3, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added five new officers to its management team: Stephanie Klein, Chief Marketing Officer; Jennifer Lamie, Chief Regulatory Advisor; Stephanie Marrin Lara, Deputy Chief Regulatory Of...
03:39 2019-05-22

Wimbledon 2019: The 50 names you need to know -- and why From who's hot and not to potential upset picks to grass-court power rankings, these are the players most likely to shape what happens over the next two weeks....
17:00 2019-06-30

‘Pose’ star Mj Rodriguez on living with her parents, leading NYC’s Pride March and fighting for transgender rights On a picture-perfect Saturday morning — just days after the red-carpet premiere of the second season of “Pose” and a few weeks following her Met Gala debut — actress Mj Rodriguez is sitting across from Lincoln Center eating her first-ever burekas. It’s 8 a.m., but she tucks into the Israeli cheese p...
19:13 2019-06-21

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
22:39 2019-05-30

Victoria's Secret First Transgender Model Valentina Sampaio Plans to Change the Fashion Industry--And Society Valentina Sampaio has spread her wings straight into history. Earlier this month, news broke that the 22-year-old had been hired by Victoria's Secret, making her the first openly......
17:39 2019-08-13

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organization, show a shift in public perception across polit...
15:26 2019-06-11

Austria names its first female chancellor Austria is to welcome its first female chancellor after Brigitte Bierlein, head of the country's highest court, was appointed to lead a caretaker government following the fall of the right-wing coalition to a corruption scandal....
19:26 2019-05-30

XFL reveals names, logos for its eight teams The names, along with logos, of the XFL's eight teams were revealed Wednesday: the Dallas Renegades, Houston Roughnecks, Los Angeles Wildcats, New York Guardians, St. Louis BattleHawks, Seattle Dragons, Tampa Bay Vipers and Washington Defenders....
21:00 2019-08-21

Forget the format and just look at those names on the leaderboard All the talk about the scoring should go quiet now. Nobody has any issues with an event in which the first three names are Koepka, McIlroy and Thomas....
05:13 2019-08-24

Ramaphosa names the cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
19:26 2019-05-30

New Team Modi Leaves Out These Big Names As Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet were sworn in today by President Ram Nath Kovind, several high-profile ministers from the previous government were left out of the line-up....
18:39 2019-05-30

Bed Bath & Beyond Names Four Independent Directors Bed Bath & Beyond named four new independent directors to its board and reached a settlement with the three activist investors who had been pressuring the company to make leadership changes....
17:26 2019-05-29

‘The new Ford Puma is here, but surely there were better names available’ Opinion 26 Jun, 2019 Editor-in-chief Steve Fowler bemoans Ford's lack of imagination in dusting off the Puma name for its new small SUV...
18:52 2019-06-27

GoDaddy names Expedia alum as CEO GoDaddy said Aman Bhutani, who used to be president of Brand Expedia Group, will be its new CEO as current chief Scott Wagner steps down for health reasons....
01:39 2019-08-02

HP names Lores CEO, reports solid Q3 HP said Enrique Lores, head of its printing unit, will take over as CEO for Dion Weisler. Separately, HP's third quarter earnings were better than expected....
00:26 2019-08-23

The New XFL Team Names And Logos Are Something Worse Than Bad The second, flaghumpinger incarnation of the XFL is, it appears, truly actually happening next spring. Landry Jones is in and the league has real teams and everything! Unfortunately, these are those teams....
21:26 2019-08-21

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ban on transgender troops....
04:00 2019-06-13

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN.  ...
22:39 2019-05-30

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they weren’t told that a couple of clicks in an app would c...
22:39 2019-08-16

The 2020 MLB draft class is stacked! Here are the names to know Whether it's jaw-dropping power or hard-throwing aces you want, next year's crop of talent has us excited. These are some of the future stars who could go No. 1 overall....
18:52 2019-06-10

How to avoid an SEO nightmare when changing domain names The words ‘domain migration’ have the potential to strike dread into the hearts of even the most experienced webmasters, but with careful planning and execution, the process needn't be a nightmare. Here’s how we did it along with some top tips for making the process as stre...
17:00 2019-07-10

Kentucky Association of Counties names new director FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Association of Counties has a new leader at the helm. The group’s board of directors appointed Jim Henderson as executive director and CEO. The association says Henderson has served as deputy executive director since January 2018 and will assume the new dutie...
11:39 2019-06-04

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where one massacre took place correct....
17:13 2019-08-05

WarnerMedia names Ann Sarnoff as CEO of Warner Bros WarnerMedia on Monday said it appointed Ann Sarnoff as the chief executive officer of Warner Bros, the first woman to run one of Hollywood's most powerful studios in its 96-year history....
21:52 2019-06-27

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few years....
16:00 2019-06-12

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
18:26 2019-07-12

Kia Names Its New Millennial-Focused Compact SUV 'Seltos' The name of Kia’s new compact SUV—which will be unveiled in full later this month—is Seltos, named, according to Kia, after Celtos, son of Hercules. Celtos?...
18:52 2019-06-04

MOVES-NatWest names CEO for its new digital-only bank NatWest Holdings, a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, said on Tuesday it had appointed Marieke Flament as the first chief executive officer of its new digital-only bank for small businesses, Mettle....
14:26 2019-06-18

Schlumberger Names New CEO as Shale Woes Persist Schlumberger named Olivier Le Peuch as its next chief executive, while the Houston oil-field-services company continues to suffer from a slowdown in spending by U.S. shale drillers....
03:13 2019-07-20

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Priyanka Gandhi Turns Down Congress Top Job. There Are 7 More Names Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has turned down a request to take over as Congress president, a role that her brother Rahul Gandhi relinquished after the party's national election debacle in May....
15:26 2019-07-24

Android Ditches Dessert-Themed Names as Q Becomes 10 Android Q is now Android 10. Breaking the 10-year history of naming Android releases after desserts, Google on Thursday announced it had officially named the next version as just Android 10....
08:52 2019-08-23

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous affairs minister on Sunday, a week after his conservative coalition won a surprise victory. He also ann...
09:26 2019-05-26

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company. The group, comprising Legion Partners Asset Management, Macellum Advisors an...
01:00 2019-05-30

BMW names 17-year veteran to top N.A. marketing post Uwe Dreher, who led the launch of the automaker's i electrified vehicle subbrand, will replace Trudy Hardy on July 1. Hardy will become vice president of BMW Motorrad of the Americas....
18:13 2019-05-29

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
20:26 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Tuesday named Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards interim president and chief executive officer, and tasked him to review the Canadian construction firm's "strategic direction"....
16:26 2019-06-11

Names released of 3 charged with animal cruelty at dairy Authorities have released the names of three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy farm who were charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing calves....
20:13 2019-06-11

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thailand’s prime minister has named to his new Cabinet a mix of members of the former military government and key politicians who helped him assemble a House majority after the March elections...
06:00 2019-07-11

Finland's new proposed coalition government names ministers Finland's proposed new center-left coalition government has named candidates for Cabinet posts including the first-ever foreign minister from the Greens environmentalist party....
19:00 2019-06-05

The Latest: Coroner names 4 reservation shooting victims YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the killings on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state (all times local): 2 p.m. The Yakima County coroner has released the names of four of the five people who were found shot to death on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state. The coroner on...
23:26 2019-06-11

Uber Names Melbourne as First Non-US City for Flying Car Programme Uber has selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative....
12:52 2019-06-12

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer....
12:26 2019-06-12

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

ABB names ex-GE exec Maryrose Sylvester to lead U.S. business ABB has appointed industrial and software specialist Maryrose Sylvester as the new head of its U.S. business, the Swiss engineering company said on Wednesday, replacing company veteran Greg Scheu, who is due to retire....
09:39 2019-06-12

AutoNation names new CEO, posts strong quarterly profit AutoNation Inc, the largest U.S. auto dealership chain, on Monday named a new chief executive four months after picking someone else for the position, while posting a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit....
02:39 2019-07-23

Nomura names four stocks set to benefit from China's 5G push According to Japanese bank Nomura, China's 5G rollout in the country should boost demand for Chinese companies in the network infrastructure and equipment space. It picked out four stocks which would benefit from this push....
07:39 2019-07-05

McCarthy names GOP veteran Dan Meyer as new chief of staff House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is bringing in an old GOP hand as his top aide, part of the California Republican’s attempt to win back the House in 2020. McCarthy has hired Dan Meyer, a top Republican lobbyist and former senior aide to ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), as his chief of staff. M...
08:13 2019-06-04

Roche names new head of $13 billion diagnostics unit Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday named a new head of its $13-billion-per-year diagnostics business and also said board member Peter Voser is stepping down to focus on his expanded duties as interim head of Swiss engineering group ABB....
14:13 2019-06-11

Mississippi authorities release names of 8 killed in crash SCOOBA, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Highway Patrol has released the names of the eight people killed in a head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van on a rural highway. The accident happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. Andy West of the Highway Patrol says the...
06:26 2019-06-05

U.S. Open starts in cool conditions as big names limber up Sam Saunders, grandson of golf great Arnold Palmer, hit the first tee shot from the first hole as the U.S. Open began on a cool morning on the Monterey Peninsula on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

How do drug companies arrive at the names they give their products? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow do drug companies arrive at the names they give their drugs? Perindopril, clopidogrel, amitriptyline – not exactly memorable, are they?Peter H...
19:39 2019-06-04

Google ditches dessert names starting with Android 10 Google has refreshed the Android logo to be more "accessible" and "inclusive" and adopted version numbers for releases starting with Android 10.Read More...
18:52 2019-08-22

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young guys, older guys, we’re as strong as our weakest li...
08:52 2019-06-10

PM Wants Names Of Absentee Ministers On Parliament Duty: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tore into ministers who had skipped parliament duty and asked for a list of absentees to be given to him every evening. At a weekly meeting of the BJP parliamentary......
09:13 2019-07-16

Schlumberger names Olivier Le Peuch CEO, replacing Kibsgaard Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the top oilfield services provider bets on a technology expert to steer it back to its strengths in high-tech equipment....
14:13 2019-07-19

Columbia Threadneedle names senior research director Columbia Threadneedle Investments, the asset management arm of Ameriprise Financial Inc, on Monday named Stuart Jarvis senior research director, to strengthen its global investments solutions team....
21:39 2019-07-31

UNESCO names 29 new World Heritage sites for 2019 From the ruins of ancient Babylon in Iraq to the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright to the Prosecco region of northeast Italy, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee added 29 new cultural and natural sites to its World Heritage List at its annual meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan....
03:52 2019-07-10

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Monday it will hear from Chesley Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled Airbus jet on New YorkR...
03:26 2019-06-11

XFL team names announced as part of league kickoff Round two of the XFL continued on Wednesday with the unveiling of names and logos for all eight teams in the league. The newly revamped league intends to follow a similar structure as the original XFL did in 2001, before the league folded after one unsuccessful season, by operating in markets across...
21:26 2019-08-21

Postmates Workers Say They Weren't Told Their Names Would Appear in an Ad [Updated] This week, gig economy delivery company Postmates ran a full-page ad in the LA Times—signed by more than 1,600 of its own workers—asking the governor of California not to reclassify its workers as actual employees. Postmates workers tell us they weren’t told that a couple of clicks in an app would c...
01:26 2019-08-17

A Truist Story About the Perils of Combining Company Names BB&T and SunTrust banks merged and needed a new name. They came up with Truist, prompting some head-scratching. ‘As long as it doesn’t mean human sacrifice in another language, it’s going to be OK.’...
07:39 2019-06-14

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wanted fugitives, they said Wednesday....
11:39 2019-08-01

Android replacing dessert names with numbered versions Google announced Thursday it's ditching dessert-themed names for versions of its Android operating system, switching instead to numbered identifications....
14:39 2019-08-23

UC Berkeley names its first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer The University of California at Berkeley appointed Richard Lyons as the university's first-ever chief innovation and entrepreneurship officer (CIEO).Read More...
04:26 2019-07-11

Yosemite National Park's iconic names restored Original names of many iconic structures in Yosemite National Park will be restored because of a legal settlement over trademarks, the National Park Service said....
22:26 2019-07-15

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members were appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and are divi...
22:39 2019-06-13

Some big names are missing, but big money ahead at Tour Championship Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth will not be at the Tour Championship this week, but that doesn't change the bottom line: The winner gets $15 million....
09:13 2019-08-19

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the factory where 3,800 workers produce the Passat and At...
23:52 2019-05-24

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
05:13 2019-06-20

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison named his new cabinet on Sunday, with most positions staying the same, saying the government had "a significant agenda" to deliver and it was time to get back to business....
10:26 2019-05-26

Big names headed to New Mexico to film ‘The Comeback Trail’ SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on “The Comeback Trail.” The feature film will begin shooting in early June in Albuquerque, Tojajilee and other locations. Work is expected to last...
10:26 2019-05-24

NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones PASADENA, Calif. — There is now a “Rolling Stones Rock” on Mars, and it’s giving Mick, Keith and the boys some serious satisfaction. NASA named a little stone for the legendary rockers after its InSight robotic lander captured it rolling across the surface of Mars last year, and the new moniker was ...
23:13 2019-08-23

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with...
05:52 2019-06-19

I Made a Quiz to See if You Know the Literal Meaning of Carmaker's Names We use words all the time—hell, I’m even using some right now, as I’m typing this! That’s why it’s sometimes alarming to realize that, hey, I don’t actually always know the full, literal meaning of every word I use, especially when it comes to proper names. For me, proper names are usually automaker...
16:26 2019-06-28

We might finally know the exact names Apple is using for its iPhone 11 lineup Only about a month separates us from Apple’s iPhone press conference, where the company will unveil three new devices, part of the iPhone 11 family. We’ve been using the iPhone 11 moniker for these devices for months now, not knowing what Apple will call these handsets, and whether Roman...
17:26 2019-08-14

Puerto Rico's ousted governor names successor Pedro Pierluisi has been sworn in as governor of Puerto Rico, though the US territory's Senate has yet to confirm the appointment. Disgraced Governor Ricardo Rossello was forced to resign following weeks of protests....
07:13 2019-08-03

Larry H. Miller Group names Steven Starks CEO Starks, 40, will leave his position as president of the NBA's Utah Jazz and LHM Sports & Entertainment. Dean Fitzpatrick, a 31-year veteran of the company, will continue as president of Larry H. Miller Dealerships....
01:13 2019-08-08

Ford to launch three new model names by 2024 in Europe What we think Ford's Mustang-inspired electric crossover will look like Ford will indirectly replace its larger car range and ditch MPVs in favour of "utility vehicles”, while 12,000 job losses are confirmed Ford’s roll-out of its redesigned European business plan will result in a radical overhau...
11:26 2019-06-28

Fort King George - Many Names, Many Rulers, But Never Besieged The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, which consists of islands situated just off the coast of South America together form one of the most populous countries in the Caribbean.  ...
11:00 2019-08-12

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
12:39 2019-05-23

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
00:26 2019-06-28

Sucher leads Travelers Championship as big names struggle Zack Sucher shoots 65 on Friday to move to 11 under par, takes two-stroke lead midway through second round of the Travelers Championship        ...
21:52 2019-06-21

Virginia NAACP sues over schools with Confederate names A Virginia chapter of the NAACP filed a lawsuit saying school names that commemorate Confederate leaders "champion a legacy of segregation and oppression."...
09:52 2019-08-17

W.Va. Catholic diocese releases more accused priests' names West Virginia's only Roman Catholic diocese has released the names of two more priests who it says have been credibly accused of child sexual abuse in the state....
00:26 2019-05-29

The most popular baby names of 2018 are finally here and not much has changed The Social Security Administration is one of the best sources for measuring a name's popularity. They announced the top boy and girl names in 2018.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Vandals carve their names into a rhino’s back at French zoo Vandals at a French zoo caused an uproar this week after scratching their names into the hide of an elderly rhinoceros, according to a report from London’s Evening Standard. The 35-year-old rhino, Noelle, was found with the named Camille and Julien inscribed into her skin. The names were writt...
19:00 2019-08-24

IHOP is changing names again over burgers, but not to IHOb this time IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
16:52 2019-06-03

Holocaust haunts Lithuania as names are erased from capital's map Vilnius' main synagogue shut its doors after the mayor denied city honors to two Holocaust enablers, prompting threats. It has since reopened, but the controversy over how to deal with the past has hardly died down....
05:00 2019-08-15

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Announces Reorganization and Names New Officers CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today an organizational realignment, including the consolidation of two major divisions, the creation of new areas of business development, and the appointment of new CBOE officers. The reorganization was designed to ...
08:26 2019-05-22

Some big names among notable golfers to miss the FedEx Cup Playoffs The list of golfers to miss the playoffs includes two who won PGA Tour events this season and two who have each won two majors.       ...
06:00 2019-08-05

These Rage 2 Characters Have Amazing Names But No Backstories, So I Made Some Up I’ve met some real characters during my time playing Rage 2. And by characters, I mean glorified quest dispensers. There’s old guy, cool lady, and of course—who could forget?—third main story person. These folks get functional speaking parts, but I honestly can’t remember a word they’ve said. They’r...
03:13 2019-05-25

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a border czar. He’ll be reporting directly to me,” the president said in an interview on “Fox & ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Skoda names student-built Kodiaq pick-up concept One-off Mountiaq is part of annual project by students on Czech firm's training programme Skoda will showcase a one-off pick-up concept in June, as part of a student training programme, and has revealed it will be called the Mountiaq.  The two-door Kodiaq-based off-roader has been developed by 35 s...
12:39 2019-05-28

India's prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India's newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet of ministers, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection....
13:52 2019-05-31

Biden Campaign Names Cedric Richmond as National Co-Chairman The Times spoke to Mr. Richmond, a Louisiana congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, about his new role with the campaign....
12:52 2019-05-31

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was compiled by judges from Autocar and the Society for Mo...
16:39 2019-06-19

India’s prime minister names Cabinet after decisive election India’s newly sworn in Prime Minister Narendra Modi has named a Cabinet, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection...
11:01 2019-05-31

NASA names tumbling Mars rock after Rolling Stones In perhaps one of the most unexpected crossover events in NASA history, the U.S. space agency named a tumbling Mars rock after British rock 'n' roll band the Rolling Stones....
01:13 2019-08-24

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
02:13 2019-05-31

Israel's Netanyahu names new Golan settlement 'Trump Heights' Israel's cabinet has visited the Golan Heights to inaugurate the country's controversial new settlement. In March, Trump recognized the territory that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 as belonging to the Jewish state....
23:39 2019-06-16

‘People with no names’: the drowned migrants buried in pauper’s graves As deaths in Rio Grande increase, Piedras Negras has buried unidentifiable bodies removed from water by first respondersMost graves in the large municipal cemetery on the outskirts of the Mexican border town of Piedras Negras are well-tended by loved ones and the place has an elegance and peace abou...
11:26 2019-06-29

AutoNation names Cheryl Miller CEO; Liebert leaves after 4 months Miller, who was AutoNation's CFO, becomes the first woman to lead a publicly traded auto retailer. Executive Chairman Mike Jackson said the outgoing Carl Liebert wasn't a good fit for auto retailing. ...
07:13 2019-07-23

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-05-28

FDA names 16 dog food brands most linked to cases of heart failure The Food and Drug Administration said it has expanded a year-long investigation into links between dog foods and congestive heart failure, and has named more than a dozen brands most often associated with reported cases....
03:26 2019-06-29

Grubhub has bought thousands of domain names to compete against its own customers Online food delivery company Grubhub has purchased thousands of domain names that resemble those of businesses that are either already on its platform or are trying to be according to a new report from New Food Economy.The company owns over 23,000 of these look-alike domains that it has set up to re...
01:26 2019-06-29

Swiss drugmaker Novartis names new drug division head Swiss pharmaceuticals giant Novartis named Marie-France Tschudin head of its main drugs business after its previous manager, Paul Hudson, was poised to take the CEO position at French drugmaker Sanofi ....
08:00 2019-06-07

The L.A. Opera Names the Lawyer who will Lead the Placido Domingo Investigation SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it will immediately open a “thorough and independent investigation” into allegations of sexual harassment against the opera star Placido Domingo, the company’s general director. In a brief statement Tuesday, the opera compan...
05:26 2019-08-21

UPDATE 2-Schlumberger names new CEO, tops revenue on international demand Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace longtime Chief Executive Officer Paal Kibsgaard, as the company looks to shore up its position as a leader in drilling technology....
14:13 2019-07-19

In Mexico, thousands more names added to border wait lists About 50,000 people are on waiting lists in Mexican border cities to claim asylum in the US or have been returned to Mexico while cases wind through US immigration courts...
07:39 2019-08-09

HD Deve Gowda Names Lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy Karnataka's JDS President JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda Thursday named assembly lawmaker HK Kumaraswamy as the party's state unit president, a month after the incumbent H Vishwanath resigned accepting "moral" responsibility for......
14:13 2019-07-04

It’s last orders for sexist beer names. We can all drink to that | Nell Frizzell Cheers to Camra’s ban on sleazy, misogynistic names – now more of us will be able to order a pint without flinching It takes a certain kind of person to walk up to a bar and order a pint of Old Legover, a bottle of Piddle in the Hole and half an Old Growler.We all know the sort of person: tweed jack...
17:26 2019-08-08

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
21:52 2019-07-16

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing th...
03:39 2019-07-16

E.U. Names Germany’s Defense Minister President of European Commission European Union leaders nominated Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defense minister, for arguably the most powerful position in Brussels: president of the European Commission....
20:26 2019-07-02

IHOP is changing names and putting a pancake in the middle of a burger IHOP is highlighting its burgers again by launching three new ones – and calling them "pancakes." It's a reference to last year's IHOb stunt.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

| Eddie Jones names England side for Ireland visit England boss Eddie Jones has named both Tom Curry and Sam Underhill in his starting XV to face Ireland in their Rugby World Cup warm-up at Twickenham....
17:26 2019-08-22

Newly formed Peak Media names former Newsweek head as first CEO The final sale from the bankrupt F+W Media wrapped up Monday with Terry O’Toole’s Macanta Partners buying the last two magazine groups on the block for $3.5 million and renaming the new entity Peak Media Properties. Former Newsweek and Philadelphia Inquirer CEO Greg Osberg, who was the CEO of the ol...
04:26 2019-08-02

Mitch McConnell campaign criticized for photos of tombstones with Dem names Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is facing criticism from his Democratic challenger after his campaign tweeted a photo Saturday of tombstone-shaped signs with her name and those of other Democrats with a death date listed as the 2020 election....
08:39 2019-08-06

Why Private Equity’s Biggest Names Are Getting Into a Small-Loan Backwater In finance, boring and safe often go together. There could hardly be a more boring category name than business development companies (BDCs), or a more boring role than their original business model: turning money from mom-and-pop investors into loans to small and family-owned Main Street businesses....
21:13 2019-06-11

Israel Names Golan Heights Settlement After President Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to inaugurate a new...
17:13 2019-06-17

Newly formed Peak Media names ex-Newsweek head first CEO The final sale from the bankrupt F+W Media wrapped up Monday with Terry O’Toole’s Macanta Partners buying the last two magazine groups on the block for $3.5 million and renaming the new entity Peak Media Properties. Former Newsweek and Philadelphia Inquirer CEO Greg Osberg, who was the CEO of the ol...
18:13 2019-08-05

FCC names winners of $2.7 billion 24-28GHz millimeter wave auctions Six months after the FCC started the auction process for U.S. millimeter wave spectrum, the winners of the $2.7 billion bidding have finally been revealed.Read More...
03:13 2019-06-04

Frank Lampard names his first ever Chelsea XI as Blues take on Bohemians in Dublin Frank Lampard has named his first Chelsea XI since taking over at Stamford Bridge as the Blues prepare for their first pre-season friendly against Bohemians....
21:26 2019-07-10

Austrian president names Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until elections in September....
16:52 2019-05-30

Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading ties Jordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with Doha....
18:13 2019-07-16

HSBC Global Asset Management names Nicolas Moreau as CEO HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Nicolas Moreau as its new chief executive, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he will join the $500 billion business in September....
03:26 2019-08-07

French ride-hailing app Kapten names new CEO as co-founders step down French ride-hailing app Kapten, one of many such firms looking to take on the likes of Uber , named Sebastien Oebel as its new chief executive and added that its co-founders would be stepping down from the company....
10:39 2019-06-04

Israel names new Golan Heights community after Donald Trump Israel announced that it has named a new community in the disputed Golan Heights after President Donald Trump for his recognition of Israeli rule over the area....
11:26 2019-06-17

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
03:13 2019-06-23

Esquire Magazine Names Michael Sebastian Editor-in-Chief Esquire elevated its digital director, Michael Sebastian, to run the magazine’s print and online editions amid tumult in publishing and men’s fashion....
20:39 2019-06-10

Damning Senate report names nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems....
20:39 2019-06-04

Trump names new acting national intelligence director to replace Dan Coats U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named Joseph Maguire as acting national intelligence director, part of a leadership shake-up at the agency that oversees 17 U.S. spy agencies....
05:13 2019-08-09

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
17:26 2019-06-14

WWE names Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff executive directors of Raw, Smackdown WWE announced on Thursday that Paul Heyman has been named the executive director of Monday Night Raw with Eric Bischoff named the executive director of Smackdown....
19:13 2019-06-27

Scaloni delivers a shock as he names Argentina's squad for Copa América Agüero recalled, with River Plate left back Milton Casco a shock name in the squad. Meanwhile, there's no place for Sevilla right-back Gabriel Mercado or controversial Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi....
18:52 2019-05-21

Easyjet, Thomas Cook and Ryanair — Brexit's effect on tourism's big names Profits have plunged at Ryanair and Easyjet, while 43% of troubled tour operator Thomas Cook's summer holidays remain unsold. The travel sector can only lick its wounds and wait out the Brexit uncertainty....
14:39 2019-05-21

Wiggins tips Roglic for Vuelta glory, but names dark horses too "La Vuelta a Espana 2019 - Bradley Wiggins says Primoz Roglic will get his first Grand Tour win in Spain, but has nominated a few dark horses who could challenge..."...
19:00 2019-08-24

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Culpepper, 51, reports to Alan J. Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, CBO...
23:26 2019-05-21

Beloved Yosemite landmarks' original names restored after trademark dispute Visitors were unhappy when a changeover in services prompted the national park to change the names of hotels and attractionsSome of Yosemite’s most well-known and beloved attractions will get their original names back, following a settlement in an intellectual property dispute that briefly changed t...
00:52 2019-07-17

| US names envoy to find 'peaceful political solution' in Sudan: official The US State Department has nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule....
11:00 2019-06-13

NYPD names Bronx high school student ‘Police Commissioner for a Day’ She went from high school student — to police commissioner. At least for a day. Beyonce Dennis, an 18-year-old senior at Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists, was chosen for the honorary role Wednesday from more than 100 students, all of whom were asked to write essays discussing what t...
04:26 2019-06-13

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishna after Lord Krishna, who was also born during massive floods, according to the Hindu mythology...
12:39 2019-07-18

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
20:39 2019-05-22

MOVES-BofAML names head of EMEA fintech investment banking Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Monday named Gerardus Vos as head of financial technology investment banking for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)....
23:39 2019-08-12

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha Names a New Cabinet (BANGKOK) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday officially named his new Cabinet, a mix of members of the military government he headed after leading a 2014 coup and key politicians who helped him assemble a majority in the House of Representatives after March elections. Prayuth...
05:00 2019-07-11

CBOE Futures Exchange Names James F. Lubin Managing Director CHICAGO, December 12, 2011 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that James F. Lubin, a 30-year veteran of the futures industry, has been named Managing Director of CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE). He will lead CFE's strategic direction and will be based in New York City. "We're thrill...
08:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-SNC-Lavalin names Ian Edwards interim president, CEO, shares rise 5% SNC-Lavalin Group Inc Chief Operating Officer Ian Edwards will take over on an interim basis and conduct a quick strategic review, the Canadian construction company said on Tuesday, boosting its slumping shares 5% as investors hoped for a turnaround....
17:39 2019-06-11

NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly Aboard Next Mars Rover Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet....
00:39 2019-05-22

South Americans lead the charge in a Vuelta lacking star names "South America has become a hotbed of elite cycling in recent years and could be set for a hat-trick of Grand Tour wins as the Vuelta a Espana begins on Saturday with the list of favourites dominated by riders from Andean nations."...
21:39 2019-08-22

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
15:13 2019-05-24

After Rahul Gandhi's No, Congress Names Adhir Chowdhury Lok Sabha Chief The Congress today named senior West Bengal leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury its leader in Lok Sabha, after failing to convince Rahul Gandhi to take up the post....
12:39 2019-06-18

Broadcom looks to old software names like Symantec and Tibco as chip business deteriorates If the Symantec deal doesn't get done, Broadcom has also been working on a deal to acquire an infrastructure software company and has considered Tibco. Broadcom needs software because its semiconductor business is hurting....
18:52 2019-07-05

NBA free agency: With most big names signed, league waits on Kawhi Leonard The first day of NBA free agency saw 26 of our top 30 free agents agree to deals. While things are moving fast, one big piece remains on the board: Kawhi Leonard....
17:52 2019-07-01

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
20:52 2019-05-31

Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are on Jermall Charlo’s hit list The post Jermall Charlo dominates Brandon Adams and sets sights on big names appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-06-30

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

Puerto Rico’s ousted governor names Pedro Pierluisi as next leader Pierluisi is a member of the disgraced leader Ricardo Rosselló’s pro-statehood New Progressive partyPuerto Rico’s ousted governor, Ricardo Rosselló, announced his intended successor on Wednesday morning, two days before the disgraced leader of the US territory is due to resign. He named Pedro Pierlu...
18:52 2019-07-31

Trump names counterterrorism chief as acting director of national intelligence President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Center, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
04:00 2019-08-09

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
11:00 2019-07-06

Mario Lopez regrets his 'ignorant and insensitive' comments about transgender children "Moving forward I will be more informed and thoughtful,” Mario Lopez said amid backlash resulting from his comments about transgender children.        ...
00:13 2019-08-01

Valentina Sampaio announces she will be Victoria's Secret's first openly transgender model Model Valentina Sampaio is making history as the first transgender model to be featued in a Victoria's Secret campaign, her agent confirmed.        ...
16:52 2019-08-05

Fox News’s star names excuse the inexcusable after Trump's latest racist attack Key figures at the network failed to condemn the ugly scenes on Wednesday – the latest example of the strangely needy Trump-Fox relationship“Send her back! Send her back!” The chant from a largely white crowd at Donald Trump’s campaign rally on Wednesday, was aimed at a black refugee from Somalia wh...
10:52 2019-07-19

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders Leaving White House, Names No Replacement WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the month. President Donald Trump announced the news on Twitter Wednesday. He says Sanders will be returning to her home state of Arkansas and has not immediately named a successor. San...
23:39 2019-06-13

Burundi names head of ruling party militia to lead state broadcaster Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom....
22:26 2019-07-14

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
16:39 2019-06-12

Riot Games names John Needham as head of League of Legends esports Riot Games names John Needham as the head of League of Legends esports.The current co-heads, Jarred Kennedy and Whalen Rozelle, will move to new roles.Read More...
20:00 2019-06-05

Trump administration names veteran diplomat Donald Booth as envoy for Sudan The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir....
21:00 2019-06-12

NASA Administrator Names Acting Director for Goddard Space Flight Center NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named George Morrow to serve as acting director of the agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, effective Thursday, Aug. 1....
23:26 2019-07-31

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover To Have Names Etched On Chips, Submissions Open Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, the US space agency has invited public to submit their names to fly abroad the next rover to Red Planet in 2020....
10:26 2019-05-22

Providence diocese names 50 priests and clergy "credibly accused" of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence released a list of clergy who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing children.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

'May God bless those in Toledo': Trump names wrong Ohio city as shooting site President referred to Toledo, not Dayton, in his remarks on the recent massacres – not the first time he has confused shooting sitesDonald Trump has been widely criticized for confusing Dayton, the site of one of this weekend’s shootings in which nine people were killed, with another Ohio city, Tole...
09:00 2019-08-06

Google Search redesign adds website names and logos to results page Google is bringing a new Search layout to mobile, and it's rolling out the changes beginning today. Now, when you search on your mobile device, you'll see a website name and logo at the top of each results card. If Google has a "useful ad" to show yo......
18:39 2019-05-22

UPDATE 4-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as its chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
20:13 2019-07-19

Several familiar names still alive as WSOP main event hits money bubble Players reached the money bubble at the World Series of Poker late Monday, guaranteeing at least a $15,000 payday. But for some, like defending champ John Cynn, the journey is over....
22:26 2019-07-09

MOVES-Bank of America names Steinemann head of Asia industrials banking Bank of America Corp has named Patrick Steinemann as its head of Asia industrials investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Monday....
12:52 2019-07-08

NHL free agency 2019: Artemi Panarin tops intriguing names on the market The question has been looming since the end of the 2017-18 season, and it’s only gotten louder: Where will Artemi Panarin end up? The Russian winger has turned into a bona fide star over the past two seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets and has been incredibly clear about not wanting to stic...
21:39 2019-06-29

U.S. Navy names future destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Quentin Walsh, the first time an Arleigh Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard....
21:26 2019-06-07

McGrath Names England, India Favourites, Backs Australia To Reach Final Other than England, Glenn McGrath named India as one of the toughest teams to beat but took confidence from Australia's recent ODI form and backed them to reach the final....
21:52 2019-05-27

UPDATE 5-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
23:26 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Schlumberger NV said on Friday Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch will replace its chief executive, Paal Kibsgaard, as the company looks to shore up its position as a leader in drilling technology....
17:52 2019-07-19

MOVES-Insight Investment names Andrew Stephens as EMEA distribution head Insight Investment, an asset manager owned by Bank of New York Mellon Corp, said on Monday it had appointed Andrew Stephens as its head of distribution in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa region....
16:52 2019-07-08

Brazil's Vale names logistics exec as new coal and ferrous metals chief Brazil's Vale SA , the world's top iron ore miner, has named Marcelo Spinelli as its new head of coal and ferrous metals, it said in a filing on Monday....
16:39 2019-05-27

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on planes The Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its cannabis policy over the weekend to allow passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, plus an FDA-approved marijuana based drug, on flights. All forms of marijuana were previously prohibited in checked and carry-on bags....
07:13 2019-05-29

What Trump Can (and Can’t) Do to Steer Fed Policy President Donald Trump is unhappy that the U.S. Federal Reserve under the chairman he chose, Jerome Powell, raised interest rates. But while the president can authorize military operations, issue rules by executive order, convene Congress and pardon criminals, he can’t do much about the Fed. That do...
20:39 2019-07-08

Thai king names mistress official concubine in ceremony alongside new wife of 3 months The King of Thailand held an odd ceremony Sunday where he named one of his top generals and longtime girlfriend as his official mistress, a role that has not formally been acknowledged since 1921....
18:26 2019-08-02

CBOE Names John F. Deters Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has appointed John F. Deters as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Corporate Initiatives. Deters, 42, is based in Chicago and reports to Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, C...
04:52 2019-05-22

Boys & Girl Clubs of Tucson names 2019 Click For Kids Award recepients TUCSON – Laurie and Larry Wettershneider and Laurie’s Parents Linda and Stuart Nelson Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson 2019 Click for Kids Award Recipients.  Here’s more from Tuesday’s sportscast: Created in 2009, the Click for Kids Award is to be presented annually by Boy...
07:13 2019-05-29

MOVES-Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree Jefferies Group LLC continued to capitalize on the internal woes of CLSA by adding the Asian brokerage's former long-time Chief Executive Jonathan Slone to a 50-plus regional hiring spree that has already included top-ranked analyst Christopher Wood....
06:39 2019-07-15

Julian Castro attacks Trump while defending brother's decision to publish donor names Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) Julian Castro defended his brother's controversial decision to publish the names of some President Trump donors, arguing it was important for people to know about businesses in San Antonio that donated to the president....
02:52 2019-08-10

Mitch McConnell: Trump ally under fire over picture of tombstones featuring names of Democrats A prominent Trump ally has faced sharp criticism after his re-election campaign team tweeted a photo of satirical tombstones featuring the name of Democrats just hours after a deadly mass shooting in Texas....
13:39 2019-08-06

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday....
04:13 2019-07-03

Trump names counterterror chief Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence President Trump said Thursday that Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Sue Gordon will leave that position Aug.15, the same day that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is set to leave the administration....
14:00 2019-08-09

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap elections....
04:26 2019-05-22

Human rights campaigners hail major change by WHO as transgender no longer recognised as 'mental disorder' Human rights campaigners have welcomed a major change to the World Health Organisation's global manual of diagnoses that means transgender health issues will no longer be classified as mental and behavioural disorders....
21:39 2019-05-29

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
19:52 2019-05-29

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
17:13 2019-06-17

Here's why the bond market is really scared about Fed policy One area that has been raising alarm bells is the market's growing expectation that inflation will go lower and lower, and stay there for a long time....
20:52 2019-08-23

Elizabeth Warren is a policy fraud When Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks, liberals swoon over her supposed mastery of policy. She markets T-shirts emblazoned with her refrain that she “has a plan for that.” Even those political journalists who question her chances of capturing the Democratic nomination accept this basic pre...
01:13 2019-08-01

US policy toward Iran is all stick and no carrot The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The passenger on the back of the motorcycle had what appeared to be long tubes, concealed by cloth, strapped to his back....
12:26 2019-06-15

Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
03:39 2019-08-09

Rhode Island diocese names dozens of priests, deacons who have been ‘credibly accused’ of sexual abuse The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in Rhode Island has released a list containing the names of dozens of clergy members who it says have been "credibly accused of the sexual abuse of minors."...
19:13 2019-07-01

Ford names new president for China joint venture to deepen alliance amid falling sales Ford Motor Co on Thursday named Steven Armstrong president of the Changan Ford joint venture in China to deepen the alliance and push for more models, as the U.S. carmaker tries to stem a decline in sales in the world's second largest economy....
19:13 2019-08-22

Bank of America names Pauli equity capital markets head in Germany, Austria, Switzerland Bank of America has named Thorsten Pauli as its new head of equity capital markets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the lender said in a statement on Friday....
17:00 2019-07-12

The big names in Jeffrey Epstein's 'Black Book:' Trump, Clinton, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby and more Also in Epstein's address book is supermarket mogul Ron Burkle, Chelsea Clinton, former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and John Kerry, and media titan Rupert Murdoch, New York magazine noted....
20:26 2019-07-22

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
22:26 2019-07-15

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of the event, days before its 30th anniversary, saying it was the “correct” policy.After seven weeks of p...
17:52 2019-06-02

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Will the EU's carrot-and-stick policy for Pakistan work? The EU wants to promote trade, regional peace and democracy by tightening its strategic engagement with Pakistan. But does Brussels need to reset its priorities as Islamabad drifts toward authoritarianism?...
18:13 2019-07-15

Tillerson says Kushner conducted foreign policy without him WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told Congress that an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in a Washington restaurant was an example of diplomacy being conducted behind his back when he was in the administration. Tillerson told the House Fore...
19:52 2019-06-27

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look at how a Labour government plans to pay for the m...
05:39 2019-05-22

ECB's policy message well understood by market: Visco Investors have understood the European Central Bank's latest policy message "very well", ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Sunday when asked about a rise in the euro despite the possibility of new monetary easing....
15:13 2019-06-09

YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breaking one of its rules. Which rule? A ban against "Instructional hacking and phishing: Showing users how......
08:26 2019-07-06

Don't let oil prices drive Iran policy, Mr. President Iran's escalation of hostility in the Gulf of Oman is a dangerous situation. Targeting civilian oil and chemical tankers, Iran is threatening free passage of a critical global trade route....
08:26 2019-06-15

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out Kiron Skinner, the highest-ranking African-American woman in the department, oversaw a unit trying to develop a long-term strategy addressing China’s rise....
19:00 2019-08-02

Europe's Recovery Hinges on Fiscal Policy Will Germany, the lynchpin of the eurozone economy, take the lead with fiscal stimulus by raising spending and cutting taxes to bolster Europe's recovery?...
19:13 2019-06-27

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:26 2019-05-23

Target implements policy that allows moms to breastfeed ‘wherever’ TODAY – Last week a Texas mom who was breastfeeding her 10-month-old son at a local pool was asked to cover up while she nursed. When she refused, police escorted her from the pool. Stories about moms being shamed or punished for breastfeeding their babies in public are common — but Target is ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Key Points To Know About RBI's February, April Policy Reviews Before the release of the RBI's June 6 statement, in which economists expect a reduction in repo rate, here's a recap of the last two bi-monthly reviews, in February and April this year....
08:26 2019-06-05

Will he? Won't he? How Trump's impulses are driving his Iran policy Everything Trump has done in relation to Iran, driven by his duelling impulses, has kept the US on a trajectory towards conflictOrdering airstrikes and then calling them off at the last minute is one way of working through the contradictions in your Middle East policy, but it is very expensive and h...
22:52 2019-06-21

DoorDash Says It Will Change Controversial Tipping Policy DoorDash Chief Executive Officer Tony Xu, facing public criticism that the food-delivery company pays drivers less when they receive tips, said his company would rethink its approach to handling......
10:26 2019-07-25

I bought a $500,000 life insurance policy at age 25 and I'd recommend every 20-something do the same Shutterstock Four years ago, I bought a $500,000 term life insurance policy. At the time, I was 25 years old. Becoming a new dad and recent homeowner were two events that influenced my decision to get life insurance at a young age. Buying life insurance in my mid-20s also saved me money because it ...
21:39 2019-08-18

USA Gymnastics updates Safe Sport Policy After being rocked by a sexual abuse scandal, USA Gymnastics on Wednesday released an updated Safe Sport Policy designed to provide clearer guidelines to protect those involved in the sport....
01:26 2019-06-20

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russell’s Zorri Bliss and Kylo Ren’s infamous Knights ...
02:26 2019-05-23

National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in MH17 downing NEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in MH17 downing. The post National Police chief Wilbert Paulissen names 3 Russians, 1 Ukrainian as murder suspects in MH17 downing appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:26 2019-06-19

Theresa May names Labour critic of Jeremy Corbyn, John Mann, as government adviser on anti-Semitism A Labour MP who is a fierce critic of party leader Jeremy Corbyn was today appointed government adviser on anti-Semitism by Theresa May in one of her final acts as Prime Minister....
18:52 2019-07-23

Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference. The post Virginia Beach officials describe 12 victims of shooting, give names, show photos at news conference appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:13 2019-06-01

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes climbed higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a crucial Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year....
18:39 2019-06-17

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state to avoid complicity in a government “policy of apartheid” for Rohingya Muslims.A letter seen by the G...
04:39 2019-06-17

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two years in office. (June 19)        ...
17:26 2019-06-19

Anti-abortion groups found a way around Google’s new ad policy In May, Google announced plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. In the tech giant’s initial update, it changed its “Healthcare and medicines” policy after numerous allegations that it provided $150,000 in free ad...
12:39 2019-08-20

AFN chief says Canadians are divided on pipelines, energy policy Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde ended his two year boycott of the annual premiers meeting, but says he will keep pushing for a regular Indigenous voice at the table....
19:26 2019-07-10

A Year Later, Twitter’s New Banned Speech Policy Adds Little to the Old One An effort to forbid “dehumanizing” tweets was scaled back after criticism and debate, and for now focuses only on those directed at religious groups....
18:00 2019-07-09

Nehru's "Forward Policy" On China "Became Backward", Says Ladakh BJP MP BJP MP from Ladakh Jamyang Tsering Namgyal said the region did not get importance in defence policies when the Congress was in the centre, and that was why "China captured its area up to the Demchok......
09:52 2019-08-18

UPA 2's Policy Differences Led To Chandrayaan-2 Delay: Ex-ISRO Chief Chandrayaan-1 was launched 10 years back and a follow-up mission Chandrayaan-2 was originally planned to be launched in 2012, former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said....
10:52 2019-06-14

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the European Union or remain in the bloc...
14:39 2019-07-09

Zuckerberg says company ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips. Zuckerberg said in an interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival Ideas Festival ...
18:52 2019-06-27

Airbnb is the latest company to set a strict dating policy If you work at Airbnb and want to date a co-worker, you get just one shot to ask them out. “You can only ask another employee on a date once and it can’t be someone in your chain of management, so not your boss or someone on your team,” an Airbnb employee told MarketWatch, referring......
21:13 2019-07-01

Global Stocks Edge Up Amid Questions on Fed Policy Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
13:39 2019-06-13

EU’s Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country’s prime minister. Tusk’s questioning is seen as an attempt by the ruling party ...
14:13 2019-06-17

Fed could signal a policy shift toward future rate cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve seems poised to pivot from keeping interest rates steady to holding out the option of cutting rates if it were to decide that the economic expansion needs support. The Fed isn’t considered ready to announce that it’s reducing rates for the first time...
06:26 2019-06-19

Rex Tillerson Says Jared Kushner Conducted Foreign Policy Without Him (WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cited an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in a Washington restaurant as an example of diplomacy being conducted behind his back when he was in the administration, according to a transcript of a congressional...
23:26 2019-06-27

EU's Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country's prime minister....
13:13 2019-06-17

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account suspended. After all, besides giving insulting name...
05:39 2019-06-28

U.S. Fed policy-makers debate merit of a repo facility Federal Reserve officials argued the pros and cons of a possible policy tool that allows banks to borrow from the U.S. central bank using Treasuries and other securities as collateral, minutes of the Fed's June policy meeting released on Wednesday showed....
00:52 2019-07-11

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton of carbon industries plan to emit. Only the state’s largest polluters would be targeted. Lawmak...
17:00 2019-06-18

Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips....
21:52 2019-06-27

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call it the United States’ most progressive climate policy. They say ...
07:00 2019-06-17

Fed Officials Viewed July Rate Cut as 'Recalibration' of Policy Federal Reserve officials saw their move to cut interest rates last month as a “recalibration” rather than the start of a more aggressive easing cycle and were reluctant at their latest policy meeting to say how future moves would unfold....
02:13 2019-08-22

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention centers if she is elected president....
21:00 2019-07-11

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: if you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes, do you pocket the cash or track down the owner to return it? We can each speak for ourselves, but now a team of economists have put the unsuspec...
21:13 2019-06-20

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting on the horizon U.S. stocks ticked higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq powering ahead, as investors awaited a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the path ahead for interest rates....
17:39 2019-06-17

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariffs are reduced. The window to decide is closing, says Dennis Snower....
16:13 2019-08-16

Trump’s Policy Could Alter the Face of the American Immigrant The Trump administration’s new means-testing rule is an attempt to change the profile of the American immigrant. No more is the U.S. a place that welcomes the poor....
06:39 2019-08-15

Rajasthan Government Releases Biofuel Policy 2019 The Rajasthan government on Friday released biofuel rules-2019 on the eve of the World Biofuel Day. Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot said Rajasthan is the first state in the country to bring the......
08:13 2019-08-11

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
10:39 2019-05-24

Under Fire For Its Treatment Of Pregnant Athletes, Nike Changes Policy Having faced increased scrutiny regarding its treatment of pregnant athletes, Nike is changing its policy to guarantee a pregnant athlete's pay and bonuses cannot be cut over the 18-month period......
14:13 2019-08-17

Iran's Tanker Seizure Presents U.K. With Policy Dilemma Britain’s decision to seize an Iranian tanker off the coast of its overseas territory of Gibraltar earlier this month is fast snowballing, dragging the country deeper into an escalating crisis between Iran and the West....
04:13 2019-07-21

Trump's public attacks have 'no effect' on Fed policy, Rosengren says Trump's constant berating of the Fed and its actions does not influence the central bank's decisions, Boston Fed's Eric Rosengren says....
03:00 2019-07-20

Dan Le Batard rips ESPN’s no-politics policy but stays on the air ESPN spent Friday telling employees that its no-politics policy is still in place even after Dan Le Batard violated it and remained on the air without any known discipline. ESPN officials were spreading the word through the media Friday that nothing has changed in terms of the policy under which it ...
21:00 2019-07-19

Modi promotes neighborhood-first policy in Sri Lanka visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka for a brief visit as part of his first overseas tour since reelection that emphasizes India's "neighborhood-first policy."...
10:13 2019-06-09

These 9 cities will be hit hardest by Trump’s new immigration policy The Trump administration issued a new rule that allows the U.S. to reject visa and green-card applications on the basis of the applicant’s income.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border cities found the gates to the United States were still open, though they will face a much higher bar to s...
02:01 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson could shift UK policy on Huawei after US warnings British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s national security team is reviewing the United Kingdom’s posture toward Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications giant that U.S. officials regard as a platform for spy agencies....
02:26 2019-08-13

UK parliamentary committee questions StanChart's remuneration policy The head of the British parliament's Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc's remuneration committee questioning the bank's executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against its directors' remuneration policy....
12:52 2019-07-22

Coulthard: "I broke the policy" in DJR Penske Supercars clash Fabian Coulthard has admitted he was at fault for the collision with Supercars championship leading DJR Team Penske team-mate Scott McLaughlin on lap one of the Winton opener...
16:39 2019-05-25

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more defensive and climate-oriented EU trade policy....
17:52 2019-05-27

Association of tech professionals reverses policy on Huawei BEIJING (AP) — The world’s largest association of technology professionals has reversed a decision that would have excluded employees of Chinese tech giant Huawei and its affiliates from some editorial and peer review activities. The announcement by the IEEE followed a clarification from the U...
08:52 2019-06-03

Is your insurance policy good enough? Here's a checklist to review Folks commonly see insurance as a once-and-done purchase. But you need to review your policies to make sure you have enough coverage.        ...
18:26 2019-06-02

A month after G20, Trump's Asia policy achievements appear to be unraveling At the end of June, US President Donald Trump appeared to have deals in hand with North Korea and China that would have put nuclear and trade talks back on track....
19:26 2019-08-02

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy high commissioner for human rights told the Guardian.The attack on women’s rights was a “crisis”, orga...
12:39 2019-06-04

Wall Street muted, awaits Fed policy statement U.S. stocks treaded water on Wednesday, as investors awaited an almost certain cut in interest rates by the Federal Reserve and hints on whether it could open the door to further easing in monetary policy....
19:39 2019-07-31

Sensex, Nifty Jittery Ahead Of RBI Policy Decision Domestic stock markets moved in a narrow range amid choppy trade on Wednesday, as caution prevailed ahead of the outcome of a three-day bi-monthly policy review meeting of the central bank. The S&P......
09:00 2019-08-07

Over 900 children separated at U.S. border since policy halted: ACLU The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked a federal judge to stop the Trump administration's ongoing separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the government had taken more than 900 children from their parents since the policy officially ended last year.  ...
17:39 2019-07-31

China’s Evolving Toolkit to Manage Monetary Policy China’s monetary policy is in flux, as the central bank tries to weed out risky lending while ensuring money keeps flowing into the economy. To achieve those sometimes competing goals, the People’s Bank of China is engaging liquidity tools and pricing signals, while keeping its historical benchmarks...
09:39 2019-06-07

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel......
07:52 2019-06-06

Huawei warns US hurting itself with tough tech policy ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A senior executive for Chinese technology giant Huawei says he is hoping the company’s animosity with the United States will be resolved and warned that the U.S. will be shooting itself in the foot if it were to shun Chinese technology. Mika Lauhde, Huawei’s...
14:13 2019-06-06