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Judge rules Virginia school board’s trans bathroom ban is discriminatory

A federal judge has ruled that a Virginia school board’s policy that banned a transgender student from using the men’s restroom was discriminatory. The case stemmed from transgender former...

Judge rules Virginia school board’s trans bathroom ban is discriminatory

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Gavin Grimm: victory for trans student as US judge rules bathroom bill violated rights Decision is a major victory in case that has come to embody the debate around transgender student rightsA federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board’s transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm, the latest in a string of decisions nationwide that fav...
12:13 2019-08-10

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

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

Virginia gov. launches effort to remove discriminatory laws RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam has signed a bill striking Jim Crow-era exceptions from Virginia’s minimum-wage law, and he formed a commission to find other discriminatory language in state laws and regulations. The bill the Democrat signed Tuesday eliminates an exemption in state law...
13:52 2019-06-05

Virginia star moving up on some NBA Draft boards De’Andre Hunter, after winning a national championship with Virginia, is ready to take the next step in his career at the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. “I think I know what it takes to win at a high level,” Hunter said Wednesday. “You’ve just got to play where you’re at and......
07:39 2019-06-20

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and calling for conversation on what they say are racis...
18:26 2019-06-18

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
13:26 2019-06-18

West Virginia man arrested after incident with boy in Walmart bathroom CLARKSBURG, W.Va.(WBOY) – A Bridgeport man was arrested in Clarksburg on a malicious assault charge after an incident at Walmart, according to the Clarksburg Police Department. On Sunday, an officer was dispatched to Walmart on Emily Drive in Clarksburg at about 2 p.m. for a sexual assault com...
00:52 2019-06-11

Man with machete stabs 3 at Virginia plasma center; nurses, patients hid in bathroom A man with a long knife stabbed three people inside a Virginia plasma donation center as nurses and patients hid inside a bathroom.        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

Qualcomm stock slips after judge rules it violated antitrust rules Qualcomm used unlawful, anticompetitive practices to license patents for modems used in mobile phones, a judge has ruled in a case brought by the US trade regulator, ordering it to renegotiate major deals and change how it does business. Shares of the company, which have soared since it settled a ma...
21:26 2019-05-22

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
16:52 2019-05-22

Sadiq Khan's minicab congestion charge 'not unlawfully discriminatory', High Court rules Mayor of London Sadiq Khan's decision to introduce the congestion charge for minicab drivers is not unlawfully discriminatory, the High Court has ruled....
19:26 2019-07-24

Virginia college wants wizardry school’s $70K debt to vanish WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — The College of William & Mary says the masters of a wizardry school need to make a $70,000 debt disappear. The Virginian-Pilot reports the college says Learn Larp, LLC hasn’t fully paid its $110,000 bill for hosting an adult role-playing event known as “New World...
14:13 2019-06-17

Best bathroom design ideas UK: Evening Standard Home Design Awards 2019 winning bathroom projects revealed Entries flooded in for the first Evening Standard Home Design Awards, given in five categories of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Garden, for the best designs of the past 12 months....
14:13 2019-07-03

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday following a three-month inquiry....
18:13 2019-05-22

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed that the school's president, who donated to the Democrat's campaign, knew about the image but decided a...
15:13 2019-05-23

Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school to announce findings Wednesday on divisive yearbook photo The much-anticipated findings of a probe into how a racist photo made its way on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page 35 years ago is expected to be released Wednesday, school officials said....
00:26 2019-05-22

Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school 'unable to determine the identity of the individuals' in racist photo The law firm investigating the origin and content of a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- a photo that was placed on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page -- said Wednesday that investigators were unable to determine whether the...
18:26 2019-05-22

Back-to-school sales tax holidays: Florida, Virginia among states giving families a break Nine states have tax holidays the first weekend in August: Arkansas, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia.       ...
09:13 2019-08-02

F.D.A. Can Act Against Stem Cell Clinic, Judge Rules A Florida judge says the agency is entitled to an injunction against a stem cell clinic that has blinded patients and challenged the government’s authority to regulate it....
09:01 2019-06-04

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed $1.9 billion mine in the Coronado National Forest...
10:13 2019-08-01

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them. In a long-sought victory for the F.D.A., a federal judge said officials have the authority to regulate stem-cell treatments made from patients’ own fat....
20:26 2019-06-10

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Randolph moss determined Friday the policy is a violati...
07:13 2019-08-03

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
11:52 2019-05-28

The Latest: Judge rules for Bullock in veto dispute HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute over a vetoed Montana bill (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A Helena judge says Montana’s secretary of state does not have the authority to unilaterally override Gov. Steve Bullock’s veto of a bison bill. District Judge Mike McMahon on Wednesday i...
01:52 2019-06-06

Spanish judge rules 43-year-old man is son of Julio Iglesias A Spanish judge has ruled that there exists sufficient evidence to determine that a 43-year-old Spanish man is the biological son of Julio Iglesias, despite the singer’s refusal to submit to genetic testing...
17:26 2019-07-10

U.S. judge rules Qualcomm practices violate antitrust law Qualcomm Inc unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to impose excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judged ruled, sending the company's shares down 13 percent in pre-market trade....
13:13 2019-05-22

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is mentally ill. Adelio Bispo de Oliveira was charged with stabbing the candidate in September at a rally ...
03:00 2019-05-28

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also recommends that the court order The Daily Stormer p...
05:52 2019-07-16

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Laws, U.S. Judge Rules A federal judge found that the chip-making giant charged cellphone makers “onerous” fees for the use of its patents. The company said it would appeal the ruling....
17:52 2019-05-22

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
16:13 2019-05-22

Judge sanctions school system for destroying documents ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has sanctioned Virginia’s largest school system for destroying or failing to preserve documents relevant to a lawsuit accusing school officials of ignoring a girl’s claim she was sexually assaulted. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Nachmanoff imposed t...
23:39 2019-06-28

Judge rules Missouri’s last abortion clinic will remain open — for now The Circuit Court of St. Louis ruled Friday that the remaining Missouri abortion clinic can remain open, at least for now. Judge Michael F. Stelzer granted Planned Parenthood a temporary restraining order against the state until Tuesday’s hearing to consider a preliminary injunction....
23:00 2019-05-31

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision....
13:52 2019-07-19

Judge Rules That Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Must Remain Open for Now A judge granted Planned Parenthood of St. Louis a preliminary injunction on Monday, allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to remain open for the time being. The ruling, hailed as a victory by abortion rights advocates, is not the final word on the dispute over Planned Parenthood’s lic...
05:00 2019-06-11

Judge rules against FERC's jurisdiction over PG&E power contract dispute A judge in San Francisco has ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has no jurisdiction over a dispute involving PG&E Corp's $42 billion worth of contracts with energy companies....
23:39 2019-06-08

Chelsea Manning Can Remain in Jail for Another Year, Judge Rules Chelsea Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst-turned-whistleblower, may remain behind bars for up to another year and face nearly a half-million dollars in fines over her ongoing refusal to testify before a grand jury about her disclosure of classified information to WikiLeaks.Read more......
15:39 2019-08-07

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court this week, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the company's privacy practices....
20:39 2019-06-01

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral commitments," a federal judge in California has ruled....
21:39 2019-05-21

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstrating outside a fracking site in Lancashire, which they say has a “chilling effect on the right to pe...
23:13 2019-06-28

Judge rules NY can’t give Trump’s state tax returns to Congress — for now A federal judge on Thursday blocked New York from immediately turning over President Trump’s state tax returns to Congress. The order by Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump appointee, bars the state from releasing the president’s tax returns while his lawsuit seeking to keep his records private ...
04:13 2019-08-02

Missouri’s Last Abortion Clinic Won’t Close at Midnight, Judge Rules A judge in Missouri ruled on Friday that the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the procedure, blocking Missouri from becoming the first state without an abortion clinic in nearly 50 years. Planned Parenthood said in a statement Friday that St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stel...
10:39 2019-06-01

At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets, delivered by a bizarrely masked man (WWBT)  At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets. “It was a guy dressed in a jumpsuit with a TV for a head. It’s the weirdest thing. He squats down, puts the TV there and walks off. It’s really wei...
08:13 2019-08-15

Judge in face-biting attack denies insanity rules challenge STUART, Fla. (AP) — A judge has rejected a constitutional challenge to Florida’s insanity defense law made by the attorneys for a man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband’s face. The Palm Beach Post reports that Circuit Court Judge Sherwood Bauer ruled Mond...
02:52 2019-06-21

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political bias can move forward, and an attorney representing the plaintiffs told "Fox & Friends" hosts that Google has been making every effort to impede the c...
16:52 2019-06-10

Deutsche Bank Can Release Trump Records to Congress, Judge Rules The ruling from a federal court judge in Manhattan was the second this week against Mr. Trump’s efforts to prevent the release of his financial records....
00:52 2019-05-23

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump administration didn’t properly consider the envir...
05:39 2019-05-22

Italy judge rules to free captain of migrant rescue boat A judge in Sicily says the sea captain who rammed a police boat while bringing 40 rescued migrants to an Italian port must be freed from house arrest...
01:39 2019-07-03

He's the daddy, judge rules on two-year Julio Iglesias paternity case Former ballerina said her son, now 42, was conceived in week-long affair with the pop starA Spanish court has ruled that the pop star Julio Iglesias is the biological father of a 42-year-old man whose mother said she had a brief affair with the singer in the 1970s.In a case that has dragged on for t...
19:52 2019-07-10

Judge rules against hedge funds that challenged 2016 Jarden deal A Delaware judge ruled against hedge funds on Friday that tried to get more cash out of Newell Brands Inc's 2016 acquisition of consumer goods company Jarden Corp, the latest setback for a once-popular investment strategy known as appraisal....
00:52 2019-07-20

DOJ doesn't need to provide transcript of key Flynn phone call after all, judge rules In an abrupt and unexplained reversal from his previous order last month, a federal judge said Tuesday that the Department of Justice no longer has to publicly file a transcript of a fateful call between former adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the United States....
09:13 2019-06-05

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump’s now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen — and a federal judge has ordered that previously redacted materials from the case be made public on Thursday. Cohen pleaded guilty l...
19:13 2019-07-17

Judge in Durst murder case rules jurors may consider handwriting evidence Jurors in real estate scion Robert Durst's trial for murder may consider handwriting evidence that prosecutors say implicates him in the killing of his longtime friend, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday....
02:01 2019-07-18

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that a judge admonished federal officials for what she calle...
16:52 2019-06-12

Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that two banks that did business with President Trump must comply with congressional subpoenas seeking access to his financial records. ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump's businesses....
01:13 2019-05-23

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first step in what could be a lengthy process....
19:39 2019-05-21

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the requirements of the Affordable Care Act....
00:39 2019-07-20

Judge Rules Neo-Nazi Publisher Andrew Anglin Must Hand Over $4.1 Million to Comedian Comedian and radio host Dean Obeidallah first sued Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin for libel nearly two years ago in a case that has dragged on largely due to Anglin’s intentional absence from the trial and the country. Finally, in Ohio’s Southern District Court today, a judge ruled the neo-Na...
23:26 2019-06-12

Spanish judge rules Julio Iglesias biological father of 43-year-old man: report Despite the lack of a paternity test, a judge in Spain ruled Wednesday that legendary singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 43-year-old Spanish man, according to reports....
10:26 2019-07-11

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
17:26 2019-05-29

Qualcomm shares plunge on report federal judge rules it has violated antitrust law Shares of Qualcomm sank more than 12% in premarket trading Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the company unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal....
12:26 2019-05-22

Trump’s Secrecy Fight Escalates as Judge Rules for Congress in Early Test A judge ruled that Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records even as the White House told a former top Trump aide not to show up at a hearing....
19:39 2019-05-21

Spence School says judge shouldn’t mete out discipline in suit over ‘racist’ student The tony Spence School says it’s not right for a judge to be making educational and disciplinary decisions that should be settled by a principal, according to their response to a suit by the family of a student who says she was unfairly labeled as racist. “Every day, private school teachers an...
22:52 2019-07-19

Ex-deputy charged for not responding to Florida school shooting remains in jail: judge The former Florida sheriff's deputy criminally charged for his lack of response to the 2018 mass shooting at a Parkland high school that left 17 dead will remain in jail on $102,000 bond, a bail court judge ordered on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-05

Fire NYC policeman for fatal chokehold in Eric Garner arrest: department judge rules A white New York City police officer who used a fatal chokehold on an unarmed black man during an arrest in 2014 should be fired, a police department disciplinary judge recommended on Friday....
18:39 2019-08-02

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to make baby, judge rules It's unclear whether doctors will go along with the wish from parents of West Point Cadet Peter Zhu, even one granted by a court.        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Judge rules that parents of deceased West Point cadet can use his sperm for surrogate birth West Point cadet Peter Zhu died at age 21 in February in a tragic skiing accident. His parents now can attempt to continue his legacy and their family lineage after a New York judge said they can use his frozen sperm to produce a child....
07:01 2019-05-22

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
20:00 2019-07-09

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday, even as the man faces possible extradition to Spain....
05:13 2019-07-03

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
04:39 2019-06-20

Kevin Spacey's accuser must turn over phone to defense team, Nantucket judge rules The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him when he was 18 must turn over his phone to the actor's defense team by June 21, a judge ruled Friday.        ...
22:52 2019-06-07

Roger Stone avoids jail, banned from major social media after judge rules he breached gag order Stone, 66, a notorious Republican political operative who has described himself as a "dirty trickster," had previously been dressed down by the judge for his public remarks about the federal criminal case in Washington, D.C....
20:39 2019-07-16

NYC police officer who killed Eric Garner should be fired, police judge rules A white New York City police officer who killed an unarmed black man with a banned chokehold in 2014 should be fired, a police judge recommended on Friday in a case that stoked the Black Lives Matter movement and reverberated in the U.S. presidential campaign....
22:52 2019-08-02

Bud Light Must Stop Running Ads Saying That Miller Light Contains Corn Syrup, Judge Rules (MILWAUKEE) — A Wisconsin judge has ordered Anheuser-Busch to stop suggesting in advertising that MillerCoors’ light beers contain corn syrup, wading into a fight between two beer giants that are losing market share to small independent brewers. U.S. District Judge William Conley for the...
20:52 2019-05-25

Second judge rules President Trump can't block Congress's subpoenas of his banking records For the second time this week, a federal judge rejected requests to block Congress from obtaining Trump's financial records.        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building, Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state Assembly to address gun control....
05:13 2019-06-05

Virginia governor calls for special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
16:26 2019-06-04

With camp on the horizon, last season’s memories linger for Virginia, Virginia Tech Cavaliers seek to build on an 8-5 record that included a Belk Bowl triumph; Hokies are out for redemption following their first losing season since 1992....
01:39 2019-07-19

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun-control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.        ...
22:13 2019-07-09

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
18:13 2019-05-21

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
22:26 2019-06-04

Stop and search is discriminatory, so why is it on the rise? – podcast The first stop and search Jamal ever experienced was when he was 11 years old. Now, at 24, he has been stopped numerous times. Most recently, a stop became aggressive and he was hit in the face with handcuffs, but was charged and convicted with assaulting an officer. There is little evidence stop an...
05:39 2019-07-12

‘Inherently discriminatory’: UN calls for right to safe abortion in the U.S. The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
22:13 2019-05-21

Millwall fined £10,000 for discriminatory chanting in FA Cup game against Everton "Championship side Millwall have been fined £10,000 for discriminatory chanting by some of their supporters during last season\u0027s 3-2 FA Cup victory over Everton in January, the Football Association (FA) said on Thursday."...
20:39 2019-08-01

City probe targets ‘discriminatory’ DOE emails and tweets A group of black and Latino employees in the city’s Education Department are under fire for urging their colleagues to support Chancellor Richard Carranza after his administration got sued for being “hostile toward whites.” The DOE-sanctioned group calls itself The Black and Latino...
06:39 2019-07-21

Goldman sued by gay former executive who alleges firing was discriminatory Goldman Sachs has been sued by William Littleton, a former vice president who alleges sexual orientation discrimination. Littleton had been a leader of the Wall Street bank's LGBTQ network....
00:39 2019-06-06

"Conveyed Expectation For Non-Discriminatory H-1B Visa": Foreign Ministry India has conveyed its expectation to the US administration for a non-discriminatory and predictable H-1B visa programme, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-07-10

Biden abruptly drops support for 'discriminatory' abortion rule Former vice-president says he can no longer support 40-year-old Hyde amendment, which prohibits use of federal funding for abortionsA day after Joe Biden affirmed his support for the Hyde amendment – a measure that prohibits the use of federal funding for abortions – he reversed course and announced...
05:13 2019-06-07

Venezuela’s Guaido to name new boards of PDVSA and Citgo Venezuela's President of the National Assembly, Juan Guaido, will name new director boards at state oil company PDVSA and its United States subsidiary Citgo....
14:33 2019-05-21

Hamby, Cambage combine for 41 points, 26 boards in win Dearica Hamby had 23 points and 16 rebounds, Liz Cambage added 18 points, 10 rebounds and six assists and the Las Vegas Aces held off the Atlanta Dream 94-90       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

A coalition of CEOs wants to get boards to commit to diversity A coalition of chief executives is trying to get more corporate boards to create diversity plans at U.S. companies, a senior official with the group said Wednesday....
21:39 2019-06-12

Tinder launches LGBTQ safety feature in countries with discriminatory laws Tinder will be launching "Traveler Alert" in approximately 70 countries around the world which have laws "effectively criminilazing LGBTQ status."        ...
18:52 2019-07-24

Swiss Court Suspends IAAF's Discriminatory Ruling Against Caster Semenya Switzerland’s top court has temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory ruling against South African runner Caster Semenya, meaning she will be allowed to compete in the 800m event without taking medication to suppress her body’s natural levels of testosterone. The suspension will remain in effe...
19:39 2019-06-03

Facebook got in trouble for discriminatory housing ads. Now, all U.S. users can search job, credit postings Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Israel whose hull was ablaze. At the request of the ship’s captain, Israeli forces boarded and se...
17:26 2019-06-09

Central Park 5 prosecutor resigns from nonprofit boards NEW YORK (AP) — A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series “When They See Us,” a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial. The president of Vassar...
06:26 2019-06-05

'The nation is watching': Virginia governor orders special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
17:52 2019-06-04

Tinder’s new safety feature hides profiles of LGTBQ+ people in discriminatory countries Yesterday, Tinder announced the release of its new feature, “Traveler Alert,”  which aims to protect its LGTBQ+ users when they travel to countries where they may be at risk. The safety feature automatically hides users’ profiles, including sexual orientation, when they travel to 70 listed countries...
10:52 2019-07-25

Philadelphia to fire 13 police officers after series of racist, discriminatory Facebook posts Examples included posts with the words “Death to Islam,” referring to blacks as “thugs,” and homophobic memes that referenced violence.        ...
02:52 2019-07-19

Cboe Global Markets Announces Changes in Boards of Its U.S. Securities Exchanges CHICAGO – December 28, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced changes in the membership of the boards of its six U.S. securities exchanges: Cboe BZX Exchange, Cboe BYX Exchange, Cboe EDGA Exchange, Cboe EDG...
21:52 2019-05-21

Watch: Woman Boards Luggage Belt Assuming It Would Take Her To The Plane A video going viral online shows a woman, reportedly a first-time flyer, climbing onto a luggage conveyor belt at a Turkey airport. The apparently thought it would lead her to the aircraft....
16:39 2019-07-18

Richard Gere boards migrant ship stuck in the Mediterranean Actor Richard Gere joined a humanitarian ship off the Mediterranean coast as its crew continues to wait for a safe port to accept the migrants they rescued....
06:00 2019-08-10

Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if......
10:13 2019-08-02

Man boards plane without ticket, deploys emergency slide at Sky Harbor PHOENIX — A man is facing multiple charges after police say he accessed a restricted area at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and activated a plane’s emergency slide. Police said a passenger saw Zackaria Mohamud Mudasir entering the secure area of Terminal 2 from the closed jetway on the airfield at...
19:00 2019-08-14

Old Boys' Club Gives Ground as More Women Join Real-Estate Boards Public real-estate companies are adding slightly more women than men as directors to their boards, a sign that this male-dominated industry may be starting to heed a call for gender diversity....
18:52 2019-07-09

First-time flyer boards conveyor belt with luggage thinking it’ll take her to plane A flyer tried to travel to new heights as a hilarious video showed her climbing onto a luggage conveyor belt at a Turkish airport, reportedly thinking it would take her to the plane. The first-time flyer checked in her bags at Istanbul Aiport, but instead of heading to her terminal, she proceeded to...
16:52 2019-07-12

Fortnite Carnival Clown Boards: 14 Days of Summer challenge map locations Get a score of 10 or more on a Carnival Clown Board is the first Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenge that needs completing. Here's everything you need to know!...
05:00 2019-07-06

Saba Can Nominate Slate to BlackRock Fund Boards, Delaware Court Says Saba Capital Management LP, a $1.7 billion hedge fund, will be allowed to nominate outsiders to the boards of two BlackRock Inc. closed-end funds, a Delaware court has found....
23:01 2019-06-28

Google releases EfficientNet-EdgeTPU classification models for Coral boards Google's new AI classification algorithms are optimized to run on the Edge TPU at the heart of the Coral Dev Board and Coral USB Accelerator.Read More...
06:00 2019-08-07

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of controversy triggered by a new TV series about the infamous “Central Park Five” case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the chairman of the Safe Horizon victims service...
00:00 2019-06-05

Apple offers free repairs for faulty 2018 MacBook Air logic boards Some owners of Apple's current-generation MacBook Air might be due for a free but important fix. Reports from 9to5Mac, AppleInsider and MacRumors indicate that Apple has found a logic board problem with a "very small number" of MacBook Air units tha......
18:39 2019-07-01

‘Hateful attacks’ pushing Sri Lanka backwards, UN advisers warn, urging an end to ‘discriminatory practices’ that feed intolerance Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards the country’s Muslim minority....
14:39 2019-05-21

Law requiring women on corporate boards sets 'gender-based quota,' group argues A new California law requiring publicly traded corporations in the state to include women on their boards of directors is facing its first legal challenge....
15:39 2019-08-10

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
04:13 2019-08-10

Tates Creek Elementary School Named National Green Ribbon School LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lexington Elementary School is turning heads nationally for going green and this year alone, saved Fayette County School District about $18,000 for their efforts. Tate’s Creek Elementary School earned the title “National Green Ribbon School” this we...
22:52 2019-05-28

Colorado school district says won't tear down Columbine High School, site of massacre Colorado school officials on Wednesday abandoned a $60 million proposal to raze and rebuild Columbine High School in an effort to discourage unwanted attention at the site of one the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history....
02:39 2019-07-25

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

N4T School Supply Drive: Flowing Wells Unified School District TUCSON- News 4 Tucson collected school donations for the Flowing Wells Unified School District on Wednesday. An eighth-grade science teacher in the district said that teachers can run out of supplies fast. N4T School Supply Drive: We are at Flowing Wells District office today until 6:30pm collectin...
07:52 2019-07-25

Probably Awesome! The Kid Who Left High School To Go To Hockey School In Like Canada Or Vermont Seems To Be In Some Sort Of Pre-NHL League Now While we don’t know enough about how the hockey world works to be 100% sure, here’s some news that seems like it’s pretty great: The kid who left high school to go to hockey school in, like, Canada or Vermont seems to be in some sort of pre-NHL league now....
18:26 2019-05-21

School district considers tearing down Columbine High School due to increase in 'morbid fascination' Jeffco School District in Colorado is asking the community for their opinion on whether Columbine High School should be torn down and rebulit due to the increase of others 'morbid fascination' with the school, a letter from the district says....
13:52 2019-06-07

Apple Discovers 'Power' Issue With Logic Boards in Some 2018 MacBook Airs, Will Offer Free Repairs Apple has identified a serious issue with a “very small number” of 2018 MacBook Air laptops that requires the replacement of the main logic board, 9to5Mac reported on Sunday, citing internal documents from the company.Read more......
06:26 2019-07-01

N4T School Supply Drive: Marana Unified School District MARANA- News 4 Tucson kicked off its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply drive Monday, beginning with Marana Unified School District. Butterfield Elementary School principal Joshua Bayne said that they are looking for donations including backpacks, markers, crayons, lined paper, and much more. &#...
06:26 2019-07-23

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Old school racism minus the school' Late-night hosts continued to discuss the US president’s racist tweets and his attempts to prove that they were not racistLate-night hosts spent a second night attacking Donald Trump over his racist Twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour while also discussing his defence strategy....
17:52 2019-07-17

School officials consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Colorado public education officials are mulling a plan to tear down and replace Columbine High School — saying the site remains “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, 20 years after the massacre that killed 13 people. Jason Glass, the superintendent of Jefferson County public sc...
18:00 2019-06-07

CEO tried to pay off lunch debt for students at one school district; school board says no Todd Carmichael wanted to cover the cost of lunch bills of students in one Pennsylvania school district whose parents were behind on lunch bills.        ...
20:52 2019-07-24

The Right Time to Use the Bathroom on an Airplane Doing your business 35,000 feet up in the air is not just a cramped, uncomfortable experience. The whole process—when can I go and how do I physically reach my destination—is fraught with rules, regulations and etiquette principles to consider....
02:00 2019-07-16

Incredible Heroism: This Would-Be School Shooter Wasn’t Able To Get To The Gun He Brought To School Because Two Goth Kids Were Making Out In Front Of His Locker All Day A heartbreaking tragedy was narrowly avoided today thanks to an incredible act of heroism by two high school students: This would-be school shooter wasn’t able to get to the gun he brought to school because two goth kids were making out in front of his locker all day....
17:39 2019-07-31

Pennsylvania school district threatens to place children in foster care if parents don't pay off school lunch debt William Thomas Cain/ Getty Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania sent letters to 1,000 parents, threatening to place their children in foster care if school lunch debts are not paid off. The director of federal programs, Joseph Muth, said the letter was a "last resort," as the distri...
14:26 2019-07-22

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker room around 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday, when he suddenly collapsed. The team had been practic...
09:39 2019-06-21

Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Chain Your Kid's Hairbrush to the Bathroom Wall If you’re curious about the morning routine of this parenting editor, I will tell you that a large portion of it involves scampering around the house, asking: “Has anyone seen a hairbrush?” (I say “a” hairbrush because we have about six of them lying around somewhere.) This has been a dumb, ongoing ...
01:00 2019-06-08

Gun discharges in bathroom of southeast Ace Hardware TUCSON – A gun was discharged inside the bathroom of a southeast Ace Hardware Thursday. According to Tucson Police Department, the firearm was discharged when someone’s handgun fell out of its holster when they were using the restroom of an Ace Hardware on Houghton Road. TPD said no inju...
05:39 2019-06-21

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack of easily available alternatives to everyday plast...
21:39 2019-07-14

Comcast wants to track your bedroom and bathroom habits Not content with bringing TV, broadband and phone services to your home, Comcast is now developing a healthcare device that will use sensors to monitor your vitals and habits – including some that take place behind closed doors.Unlike most health monitoring devices, which track blood pressure...
16:52 2019-05-22

Man Accused of Hiding Spy Cam in United Airlines Bathroom A man has been accused of installing a surveillance camera in the first-class lavatory of a recent United Airlines flight before the device was discovered by a woman who noticed an odd-looking blinking light while in the bathroom. And it may not have been the first time.Read more......
00:52 2019-08-13

Skyler Fox kicked out of US Open qualifier for going to the bathroom A trip to the bathroom has caused some golfing controversy. Skyler Fox was disqualified from the US Open sectional qualifier at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland, Monday afternoon. The 16-year-old from Beaver Hills, Pennsylvania, returned to the scoreboard area before his second round, (s...
20:00 2019-06-07

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

No More Embarrassment: The FDA Has Approved A New Pill That Will Allow Men To Last Longer In The Bathroom Get excited, fellas, because there’s finally a solution to one of the most humiliating issues a man can face: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new pill that allows men to last longer in the bathroom....
19:52 2019-06-10

Teen driving at 106mph 'needed bathroom after too many hot wings' A teenager in Canada has blamed a bathroom emergency brought on by "too many hot wings" for his speedy driving, which resulted in him getting a ticket....
22:00 2019-06-09

Keep Your Kids' Bathroom Clean With a 'When You Brush' Chore Chart In my household, the kids’ bathroom is also the guest bathroom. And has always been the dirtiest, because kids. No matter how much I tried to keep it presentable, it wasn’t uncommon for the sink in there to be coated with a multi-layer film of toothpaste, spit, and please-don’t-make-me-think-about-i...
21:13 2019-07-05

U.S. Open: 16-year-old says he was disqualified at sectional after getting medicine, using bathroom Skyler Fox, a 16-year old trying to qualify for the U.S. Open, was disqualified for not turning in his score card on time.        ...
22:52 2019-06-06

Creep accused of raping 4-year-old in McDonald’s bathroom MIDWEST CITY, Okla. — A 37-year-old Oklahoma man has been jailed on rape complaints after authorities said he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl in a bathroom at a McDonald’s play area, which the child was visiting during a day care field trip. Midwest City police say a day care worker knocked on ...
04:39 2019-07-20

Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch Today, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm got suspended from Twitch after streaming from inside a bathroom at the Los Angeles Convention Center during E3....
03:00 2019-06-12

Mayflower steps allegedly found under bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women’s restroom in an English pub. A set of steps built in Plymouth in 1934 commemorates the location where the Pilgrims are said to have left England...
22:52 2019-07-22

Model’s bathroom selfie goes viral for all the wrong reasons A woman’s cheeky bathroom selfie has gone viral for all the wrong reasons – after her followers spotted something unusual in the mirror. Model Paula Sophia posed in a PrettyLittleThing outfit while sitting on the side of the sink, giving her followers a glimpse of her bum. She posed with her t...
02:13 2019-05-31

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
23:26 2019-07-23

Veterans Affairs employee arrested for recording women in bathroom A 24-year-old employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs has been arrested, accused of recording at least four people using a women’s restroom in the department’s headquarters near the White House. The suspect, identified as Alex Greenlee of Maryland, allegedly committed the crimes in January, a...
09:00 2019-05-23

Karlie Kloss Shares Some Advice After Hilarious Bathroom Blunder Whoops! Karlie Kloss took to Twitter on Wednesday to document her bathroom blunder. The 27-year-old model posted a video of her credit card floating inside of a toilet. She also shared a......
02:00 2019-08-08

Insurer must cover defendant in fatal bathroom fight lawsuit A Delaware judge says an insurance company must extend liability coverage to a teenager who was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after a school bathroom attack captured on cellphone video that left a 16-year-old girl dead....
22:52 2019-06-13

Passenger opens plane emergency exit after mistaking it for bathroom A passenger aboard a Pakistani airliner couldn’t hold it in before takeoff in the UK, so she scurried to the toilet, but accidentally opened the emergency exit door – causing the slide to deploy, according to reports. Pakistan International Airlines Flight 702, which was prepared for an on-time depa...
16:39 2019-06-10

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

Historic Mayflower Steps found under women's bathroom in English pub Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women's restroom in an English pub....
17:52 2019-07-22

Chess grandmaster allegedly caught cheating in bathroom during tournament A Latvian-Czech chess phenom whose legitimacy has long been questioned was allegedly caught cheating inside a bathroom during a tournament in France this week....
04:26 2019-07-14

Judge who was shot with another judge is charged in fight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge who was shot outside a restaurant with another judge has been charged with battery. Prosecutors announced grand jury indictments Friday against three people, including Clark County Judge Andrew Adams, about two months after an argument turned into a violent fight...
20:52 2019-06-28

'They are stealing the race from us': Sebastian Vettel switches marker boards after Canadian Grand Prix demotion An angry Sebastian Vettel felt victory was unfairly snatched away from him at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday, with the four-time Formula One world champion left lamenting a costly five-second time penalty in Montreal....
01:26 2019-06-10

Peeping Tom recorded video of kids, woman in Long Island bathroom A man was caught on video peeping into the bathroom of a Long Island home — and recording a woman and two children inside, police said. The creep was spotted on home surveillance footage approaching the house on Harrison Street in Elmont shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nassau County police ...
18:00 2019-06-17

Chess player allegedly caught cheating with phone in bathroom during tournament Chess grandmaster Igors Rausis was "caught red-handed using his phone during a game" and has been suspended as a result.       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

DIGGING DEEPER: Alleged peeper arrested after 13 bathroom videos seized ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – A man accused of taking inappropriate videos and pictures of unsuspecting women was indicted on nine counts, that included voyeurism, burglary, and attempted voyeurism. Oro Valley Police Sgt. Carmen Trevizo said 35-year-old William Nolen was caught on surveillance cameras at a Fr...
21:00 2019-08-06

Creep drops phone into bathroom stall while recording woman: police A clumsy creep hid inside a bathroom at a Staten Island bakery and filmed a woman as she used the loo — then dropped his cell phone as he peered over the stall, police sources told The Post Wednesday. Juan Linares, 39, allegedly hid inside the multi-stall restroom at Bruno’s Italian Bake...
23:00 2019-06-05

Florida man arrested after chugging $7 bottle of wine in Walmart bathroom: report A Florida man was arrested at a Walmart after police say he stuffed a $7 bottle of wine down his pants, chugged the cheap booze in a store bathroom and then tried to leave the store without paying. ...
18:13 2019-08-16

Welsh town to install futuristic bathroom stalls to deter sex romps Toilets are the latest contraceptive in this Welsh town. The seaside enclave of Porthcrawl plans to install futuristic bathroom fixtures to stop sex in public restrooms, The Guardian reported. People doing the dirty inside stalls will be soaked with water jets and interrupted by high-pitched alarms,...
01:13 2019-08-18

Lost sugar glider found in bathroom vent in Sierra Vista SIERRA VISTA – City officials are hoping to reunite a sugar glider with its rightful owner after it was found in a bathroom vent on the east side of Sierra Vista. According to officials, the sugar glider is being cared for at Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center currently and will be put up for ad...
00:39 2019-05-22

Dayton mass shooter once wrote a ‘hit-list’ on HS bathroom wall: report The Dayton mass shooting suspect was once suspended from high school for writing a “hit-list” on a bathroom wall and causing a lockdown, a report says. Connor Betts’ former principal, Chris Baker, confirmed his suspension to the Dayton Daily News — saying, “I would not disput...
06:26 2019-08-05

What Can a Trans Memoir Do? Jacob Tobia’s new memoir is both timely and “oh so needed”—at least, that’s what the author tells us in the opening pages of Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story. “This book is a rebellion against a mainstream, classical trans narrative that’s, quite frankly, gotten a little repetitive,” they write, desc...
04:26 2019-07-12

Virginia 63, Auburn 62 | Final Four: N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
18:13 2019-05-21

A Puma in the Airplane Bathroom, a Wikipedia Page Deleter and More in Chuck Klosterman’s Latest Chuck Klosterman has long been a celebrated sports and culture writer, producing prolific nonfiction for major outlets and helping to launch the beloved website Grantland with Bill Simmons. Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction, Klosterman’s first collection of short stories, extends his t...
15:26 2019-07-11

Baby abandoned in airport bathroom finds family after 33 years. But mysteries remain No one claimed the abandoned baby boy, who was later adopted. Steve Hydes began his search 33 years after having his own children.        ...
23:13 2019-05-21

5-foot python slithers out of bathroom light fixture while children brushed teeth Two children, who were preparing for bed, have been left horrified after spotting a five foot long python in their bathroom Monday evening in Australia. ...
04:13 2019-08-10

How Long Do You Think Shitting Takes? This Girl Just Brought 3 Books And A Tablet With Her Into The Bathroom To Poop There are many things in life that at first seem strange and puzzling yet ultimately have a logical explanation, but here’s an utterly perplexing story that, no matter how you look at it, just doesn’t make any goddamn sense: This girl just brought three books and a tablet with her into the bathroom ...
19:00 2019-07-24

Beautiful: When This Man Was Having Diarrhea, All His Coworkers Gathered In The Bathroom To Shout About How Incredible It Smelled So He Wouldn’t Be Embarrassed The best workplaces are the ones where the employees genuinely care about each other and go out of their way to encourage one another in both good times and bad, and one company just proved this by going above and beyond to support one of their colleagues: When this man was having diarrhea, all his ...
05:39 2019-06-28

Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoke Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoked] | Jalopnik One of the Most Annoying Parts About Owning an EV Is About to Change | io9 Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation | Lifehacker Do Math in Your Head With Thes...
16:00 2019-06-12

5 Episodes Of ‘Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives’ Where Guy Fieri Clearly Just Stopped Into The Restaurant Because He Desperately Needed To Use The Bathroom Guy Fieri has long been turning foodies on to awesome, unknown restaurants across the country, but sometimes when he pops into a new place, it’s not to check out the grub. Here are five episodes of Diners, Drive-Ins And Dives where Guy Fieri clearly just stopped into the restaurant because he really...
21:26 2019-07-17

Florida woman sues American Airlines, claims her emotional support dog was confined to a bathroom A Florida woman is suing American Airlines after her emotional support dog was allegedly confined to a bathroom on a flight from Miami to Los Angeles.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

This $200 heated razor makes me feel like I'm getting a professional hot-towel shave in my own bathroom — here’s why it’s worth the price Almost all men use some form of heat to make shaving easier and reduce irritation. Hot towels, running blades under hot water, and shaving in the shower are some of the most common techniques. Gillette developed a $200 razor that delivers heat directly to your face while you're shaving. It has 5 bla...
07:13 2019-08-09

Traveling as a trans person: It's complicated These days, travel can be tough for anyone. But imagine if you're transgender. That adds many layers of complications. Find out what they are and tips for dealing with them....
13:39 2019-06-28

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

'Big Bang Theory' actress Mayim Bialik shares not-so-glamorous 'unemployment' photo of her cleaning a bathroom It’s been about three weeks since “The Big Bang Theory” aired its last episode, and actress Mayim Bialik is already showing the not-so-glamorous side of “unemployment.” ...
20:26 2019-06-06

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Transamerica/n: celebrating the underrepresented history of trans art In a unique new exhibition, works from artists such as Andy Warhol and Nan Goldin, highlight the progression of transgender models and subjectsIf you’re at an art fair or biennale and spot a pair of bald women wearing matching pink dresses, you’re not seeing double. You’ve just spotted Berlin duo Ev...
09:00 2019-08-06

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will result in denial of needed medical treatment. AP reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar explains. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name....
22:13 2019-06-19

'It's extraordinarily powerful': first trans monument comes to New York Transgender activists Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are set to be honored close to the location of the Stonewall uprising of which they were a part of in 1969 Over the past year, New York has seen big changes to its monuments – a controversial statue of J Marion Sims was torn down from Central ...
08:26 2019-05-31

Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion may start in September Construction on expanding the Trans Mountain oil pipeline could begin in September, assuming the next regulatory steps go smoothly, the project's chief executive said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-06-19

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here The federal government is widely expected to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tuesday — but even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months, away....
13:52 2019-06-18

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversation, aired on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Trump c...
19:00 2019-06-05

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
18:39 2019-06-27

A Teen Pretends to Be Trans, and Some Viewers Object to the Deception The indie film “Adam” centers on the 17-year-old title character passing as transgender to win the affection of a lesbian. Is the boy problematic? Or is the whole film vexing?...
21:26 2019-08-16

No sensation: the new photo library of everyday trans life Struck by the lack of pictures of trans and non-binary people doing normal things, artist-activist Zackary Drucker created a database of free-access images Best known as a co-producer of the TV series Transparent, Zackary Drucker is an artist-activist who has devoted her career to making the world l...
14:26 2019-07-07

Hair removal can be a struggle for some trans women but this electrologist can help Trans women often struggle with hair removal, so Siobhan set up her own clinic in Manchester providing electrolysis - the only form of permanent hair removal....
04:39 2019-08-15

HUD Announces New Plan to Fuck Over Homeless Trans People Led by nuclear-grade moron Ben Carson, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced it will remove protections for homeless trans people by allowing government-funded shelters to discriminate on the basis of gender identification, according to Politico. The new rules are part of a p...
07:00 2019-05-23

Dallas police charge man with three murders including of trans woman Police arrest man over death of trans woman Muhlaysia Booker, and are investigating him over death of Chynal LindseyA 33-year-old man has been arrested in the killings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said on Wednesday.Kendrell ...
17:13 2019-06-13

North Carolina: trans people given right to use bathrooms matching identity Settlement marks the end of a three-year battle over a controversial ‘bathroom bill’, also known as HB2A federal judge has affirmed the right of transgender people to use bathrooms matching their gender identity in North Carolina, by approving a legal settlement brought by Governor Roy Cooper and LG...
02:13 2019-07-24

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos proliferating across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, too...
16:26 2019-05-21

Zoe Spears Becomes 10th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year Maryland police are investing the death of 23-year-old Zoe Spears, the 10th transgender woman to be killed in America this year—all of whom has been black....
23:00 2019-06-20

Murders of three trans women in Texas underline increasing dangers across US Three black trans women have been killed in Texas since October, and activists believe that attacks are on the rise due to a hostile political climateThe transgender community in Dallas was still grieving for Muhlaysia Booker when news broke last week that the body of Chynal Lindsey had been found i...
11:13 2019-06-08

NEB seeks opinions on Trans Mountain pipeline process resumption The National Energy Board has issued a certificate for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after it was approved by Ottawa on Tuesday but is seeking input from affected parties and the public on its resumption of regulatory processes....
01:13 2019-06-22

The new American family: trans, gender queer, nonbinary, two-spirit As part of our series, Stonewall at 50, we hear from six people who found love and happiness – after being told they didn’t belong Continue reading......
14:26 2019-06-20

The riot before Stonewall: the San Francisco trans women who put their lives on the line Organizers are fighting to cement the legacy of their own groundbreaking riot and have designated the world’s first-ever ‘trans cultural district’ in the Tenderloin neighborhoodDonna Personna does not want to be tolerated.“I am to be loved, adored and respected,” the 72-year-old San Francisco woman ...
07:13 2019-06-21

Canada Reapproves Contentious Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TORONTO) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10 months after the Federal Court of Appeal halted t...
08:39 2019-06-19

Family of Trans Woman Who Died After Six Weeks in ICE Custody Plans to Sue Johana Medina Leon, 25, died earlier this month after spending six weeks in ICE custody. Medina Leon, who was from El Salvador, was seeking asylum in the U.S. due to discrimination she faced as a trans woman in her home country. She was found unconscious by ICE officials at the end of May, and died ...
14:52 2019-06-13

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed ene...
01:13 2019-06-19

Trans Mountain approval comes too late for some: ‘Many families didn’t survive this’ "There will be a lag time between when the construction starts and job hiring happens, and that's really worrisome because how do you sustain people through this time of transition?"...
15:39 2019-06-19

Muhlaysia Booker: an advocate against trans violence is mourned in Texas Before her death, Booker spoke about her attack, which was captured on video, to raise awareness about violence faced by transgender womenA week after enduring a sustained beating in front of a jeering crowd, Muhlaysia Booker spoke out about her ordeal in the hope of raising awareness about violence...
18:13 2019-05-21

What’s in a Name? A Lot. ‘The Name Change Project’ Helps Trans Folks Own Their Entire Lives Cris Lee, a resident of Washington, D.C., is a program manager at a nonprofit that works with traditionally underserved communities. Lee is also a trans man. He has been medically transitioning for just over two years (using testosterone as a hormone replacement), but transitioning socially almost ...
22:01 2019-07-16

Gillette Ad Features Black Trans Teen Shaving for the First Time With Pride season soon upon us, we’ll soon be inundated with rainbow apparel and items from brands falling over themselves to remind us all how inclusive and woke they all are....
02:52 2019-05-26

Prime minister to make Trans Mountain pipeline announcement in Edmonton Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi will meet with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal on Friday morning....
17:39 2019-07-12

Trudeau’s Government Is Expected to Decide on Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is deciding the fate of a proposal to expand a pipeline that links Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with the Pacific....
21:26 2019-06-18

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but the move is unlikely to help Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of the October election....
20:39 2019-06-17

Trans woman seeking asylum dies after pleading for medical help in US custody Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming sick while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody, sparking renewed claims of medical neglect and human rights violations.Johana Medina...
04:52 2019-06-04

Stonewall Activist and Trans Matriarch Miss Major Recovering From Stroke Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a rabble-rousing, bad-ass warrior woman who is ever liberal with the word “motherfucker,” and has been instrumental in demanding dignity and resources for black trans women, suffered a stroke on July 4 but is recovering in a rehab center, according to spokespersons for her ...
20:52 2019-07-09

Thanks to Meghan Markle, Laverne Cox Is the 1st Trans Woman to Appear on the Cover of British Vogue “It’s a dream come true,” says Laverne Cox of her history-making appearance on the cover of British Vogue’s September issue, as reported by People. Cox is the first transgender person to garner the coveted appearance, of which she said, “It’s been one of my biggest dreams and here it is.”...
19:39 2019-07-31

CeCe Telfer's National Title Emphasizes The Catch-22 Of Being A Trans Athlete Because a large percentage of social conservatives only feign interest in women’s sports when trans women compete in them, CeCe Telfer is the most famous NCAA Division II track athlete in the country. Telfer, a senior at Franklin Pierce University, has drawn anger and outrage from all the usual grif...
20:26 2019-06-03

Biden now opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership that Obama administration pursued Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday that he now opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade deal for which the Obama administration sought congressional approval. Biden, then vice president, was involved in lobbying lawmakers to back the deal....
06:39 2019-08-01

I'm a trans woman. Kiarostami's films helped me escape a prison of the mind Films like Close-Up and Certified Copy travel across a thin line of identity separating laborer from director, lover from strangerThe first thing I did after I was a woman for the very first time was to watch a movie by Abbas Kiarostami. The movie was Close-Up, and it spoke in so many ways to exactl...
07:26 2019-08-04

Even the Pentagon Thinks Trump's Anti-Trans Troop Explanation Is Nonsense President Donald Trump recently defended his decision to ban trans people from serving in the U.S. military by explaining that the fact that they needed “drugs” made them ineligible for military service....
20:39 2019-06-06

Man Arrested in Killing of Black Trans Woman in Dallas, Muhlaysia Booker Dallas Police have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for killing three women in Dallas, including Muhlaysia Booker, a black trans woman whose death drew national attention last month....
20:39 2019-06-13

Trans woman who died after illness in US custody had asked to be deported, family says Johana Medina León was denied medical care, says new legal claim: ‘She went to the US seeking protection and now she is coming home to us dead’A transgender woman who died after becoming sick in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody had asked to be deported after she was repeatedly denie...
05:26 2019-06-13

Brooklyn Lindsey Becomes 11th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year On Tuesday, the body of Brooklyn Lindsey—a transgender black woman—was discovered on the porch of an abandoned house in Kansas City, Mo. She was 32....
23:39 2019-06-28

UK design student creates a smart chest binder for trans people A UK design student created a smart wearable that could make chest binding safer, easier and more comfortable for transgender men and non-binary people. Chest binding is the act of flattening one's breasts using a tight garment in order to make the c......
17:39 2019-06-17

‘There’s a Bigger Lesson’: Laverne Cox Talks About the Future of Trans Visibility—Onscreen and Off Laverne Cox is looking beyond being “first.” Now nominated for her third Emmy since 2014 for Orange Is the New Black, which just aired its final season, the actress and activist, indisputably a pioneer in her field, spoke to W magazine about the honor. In particular, Cox spoke about the unique chall...
12:39 2019-08-16

Marketing boss quits Victoria's Secret after first trans model hired Ed Razek, who apologised last year for transphobic remarks, leaves US lingerie brandEd Razek, the chief marketing officer at Victoria’s Secret, who last year claimed “transsexual” models should not be cast “because the show is a fantasy”, has resigned days after the lingerie brand hired its first op...
16:26 2019-08-06

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision The oil and gas sector is looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion while acknowledging the decision won't solve all problems....
20:39 2019-06-17

Canada aboriginal pipe dream might end Trudeau's Trans Mountain nightmare An indigenous-led group plans to offer to buy a majority stake in the Trans Mountain oil pipeline from the Canadian government this week or next, a deal that could help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mitigate election-year criticism from environmentalists....
22:00 2019-07-02

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in a sorority?” A swipe and another click. Sudd...
14:33 2019-05-21

Trans children's charity apologises after parents' emails published online Data breach included names, addresses and phone numbers of parents who asked for adviceA charity that supports transgender children has apologised and referred itself to the information commissioner’s office following a data breach that led to the publication of parents’ personal emails online.Merma...
18:52 2019-06-16

New York City to Honor Revolutionary Trans Activist Marsha P. Johnson With Monument The world’s first monument to transgender activists, announced Wednesday in New York City, will pay tribute to two women of color, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, for their roles in leading the gay rights movement....
20:52 2019-05-30

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

My Catholic, trans child is living proof of how wrong the Vatican is on gender | Anonymous No, my child’s transition has not led to the ‘destabilisation of the family institution’. Instead, we are stronger than everThe recent document from the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education talks of an “educational crisis”, and alleges that discussions in relation to gender have “helped to ...
15:26 2019-06-13

A trans college student lost his ROTC scholarship. Caitlyn Jenner stepped in to help Kevin Winter/Getty Images Rising sophomore Map Pesqueira dreamed of serving in the US military and received a three-year ROTC scholarship to study at the University of Texas at Austin. Pesqueira began medically transitioning in 2018, barring him from service and causing him to lose his scholarship...
06:13 2019-06-28

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta....
02:01 2019-07-25

Denali Berries Stuckey Becomes 12th Black Trans Woman Killed This Year The murderous death toll continues to climb for members of the transgender community with news of the killing of Denali Berries Stuckey, the 12th transgender woman to be slain this year....
09:13 2019-07-24

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China's Huawei and Japan's NEC....
23:00 2019-07-12

United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.       ...
00:26 2019-06-18

'Your Attraction to Me...Is Not a Reason to Kill Me': Laverne Cox Speaks Out About the Murders of Black Trans Women It ought to be common knowledge by now that, without the contributions of black trans women, there would be no gay rights movement in the U.S. Still, they remain the most marginalized and vilified of all LBGTQ groups, a fact that is most evident in the disturbingly high rate of black trans women bei...
22:39 2019-06-29

Activists call on insurance companies to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline A coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on insurance companies to drop or refuse to provide coverage of the Trans Mountain pipeline, although they concede its lead liability insurer is planning to continue coverage....
23:00 2019-08-08

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline The decision is expected to be crucial for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get oilsands crude to overseas markets....
14:00 2019-05-24

West African slavery lives on, 400 years after trans-Atlantic trade began LAGOS – Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the promise they would put her through school. In her home town in southwest Nigeria, her mother had trouble making enough money to feed her thr...
17:00 2019-08-08

#SayHerName: Chynal Lindsey Is the 3rd Black Trans Woman Killed in Dallas in Less Than a Year Chynal Lindsey was just 26 years old when her body was pulled from White Rock Lake in Dallas on Saturday, in what i believed to be the second death of a black trans woman in the city in less than a month, and the third in less than a year....
15:00 2019-06-05

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Ohio Lawmaker Blames Mass Shootings on Weed, Trans People, Fatherlessness, and That’s Not All In the stretchiest stretching of all logic that can be remotely elongated, this might be the biggest stretch of all time by a Republican attempting to blame a mass shooting on anything but bigotry, white supremacy, mental illness or “video games.”...
23:26 2019-08-05

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
00:52 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-British Columbia cannot regulate Trans Mountain pipeline oil flows -court A British Columbia court ruled on Friday that the provincial government cannot regulate increased flows of heavy crude through the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline, removing a potential hurdle to the long-delayed project....
23:39 2019-05-24

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
01:13 2019-06-19

B.C. to appeal top court ruling it can’t regulate flow of bitumen through Trans Mountain pipeline The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the province....
01:01 2019-05-25

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
15:00 2019-06-10

Amazon's Facial Analysis Program Is Building A Dystopic Future For Trans And Nonbinary People In 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, just outside Portland, Oregon, wanted to find a man covered in dollar bills. The unidentified man, whose profile photo showed him lying on a bed covered in paper money, had been making concerning posts on Facebook, the sheriff’s office said. So the de...
18:52 2019-06-27

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
01:39 2019-06-04

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

Teen wrestlers, sci-fi road trips and lesbian vampires: the brave new world of trans film San Francisco’s Frameline43 festival highlights the evolution of trans lives onscreen – from bigotry to complex realityThings are tense. The 18-year-old who left home to find herself in the big city has just had her first lesbian encounter concluded with a savage bite to the neck. Turns out that her...
14:26 2019-06-20

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
19:13 2019-06-19

Mario Lopez on parents supporting trans kids: "I just think it’s dangerous as a parent to make this determination" Too bad, A.C. Slater fans: Recently released clips from Mario Lopez’s June interview on the conservative PragerU video series The Candace Owens Show, reveal that the former game-show host stated that “parents who allow their children to live according to their self-identified genders are setting a ‘...
20:13 2019-07-31

Dr Disrespect Apologizes For E3 Bathroom Stream 'On Behalf Of The Dr Disrespect Brand' Three weeks ago, Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm live-streamed himself walking into an E3 bathroom and, ultimately, walked out without a Twitch channel or an E3 badge. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, he didn’t seem to be taking his suspension very seriously, despite the fact that he may well h...
01:13 2019-07-02

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19th, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after our emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
22:26 2019-06-19

Police Make Arrest in the Killing of Zoe Spears, Whose Death Marked the 10th of a Black Trans Woman This Year A Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the death of Zoe Spears, a 23-year-old whose death last month outside Washington, D.C., marked the 10th this year of a black transgender woman....
11:39 2019-07-19

Held for More Than a Year in a Men's Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women's Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
17:52 2019-05-28

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, in spite of devast...
09:52 2019-06-14

Activists Demand Justice for Layleen Polanco, a Black Trans Woman Found Dead in a Rikers Island Jail Cell A 27-year-old black trans woman, Layleen Polanco, also known as Layleen Xtravaganza, was found dead in her jail cell on Rikers Island last week, and the LGBTQ community and her family plan to rally today to demand justice in her name....
03:00 2019-06-11

How 'The L Word' revival looks in 2019: Trans lesbians, dating apps and post-Trump reality "The L Word: Generation Q" is coming to Showtime in December, and star Jennifer Beals and the producers discuss how they're updating it for 2019.        ...
21:13 2019-08-02

Who are you and why are you leaving old TVs on porches in Virginia? Residents in Virginia remain bewildered after a mysterious person with a TV on their head placed out-dated televisions on the doorsteps of more than 50 homes in Henrico County. The bandit (of sorts) struck this weekend, The Washington Post reports. P......
03:00 2019-08-15

Virginia Lt. Gov. lawyers ask for sex assault investigation RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors in three states asking them to open a criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. In copies of the letter obtained Wednesday by news outlets, Fairfax’s lawyers asked distr...
17:13 2019-06-13

The Next Front in the Fight Over Gun Control? Virginia The state’s elections in November will test the potency of gun rights as a voting issue. Democrats are looking to take power and enact gun control legislation next year....
03:13 2019-08-10

Photos from the Virginia Beach shooting On Friday, May 31 a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach that left at least 11 people dead. The gunman is also dead.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Virginia man bit off and swallowed grandfather’s fingertip ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been tried by a judge after biting off his grandfather’s fingertip and swallowing it during an argument. The digit was never recovered. The Roanoke Times reports 23-year-old Aaron Michael Adams was charged with malicious wounding and aggravated malicious ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Shooter kills 11 in Virginia Beach Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in Virginia Beach. Police in the eastern US state said the gunman was also killed....
08:13 2019-06-01

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democratic primary contest. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ...
13:26 2019-06-19

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe becomes CNN commentator RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has joined CNN as a commentator two months after announcing he would not run for president in 2020. McAuliffe made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter , saying he would begin by speaking on politics and the economy in a segment the next day. ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Dog gone: healthy pet put down in Virginia so it can be buried with owner Debate rages after dog was euthanised according to owner’s dying wishThe unusual death of a woman’s dog in Virginia has sparked outcry and a debate over whether it is ok to kill a healthy pet and bury it with its owner according to their dying wish.Emma, a shih tzu mix, was euthanised and cremated i...
08:52 2019-05-23

12 Victims ID’d In Virginia Beach Shooting Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera speaks at a news conference on a shooting at a municipal building, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Virginia Beach, Va. Authorities identified the suspect as DeWayne Craddock, a longtime city employee who opened fire at the building Friday before police shot and k...
16:13 2019-06-01

Miami beats Virginia 10-3 at ACC Tournament Adrian Del Castillo homered, Freddy Zamora drove in three runs and Miami beat Virginia 10-3 at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

New York moves to ban 'gay panic and trans panic' defense, joining five other states New York lawmakers passed a ban on gay and trans panic defenses in murder cases, looking to end what advocates say are discriminatory strategies.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

Remains identified as those of missing Virginia woman RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state medical examiner has identified human remains found last week as those of a Virginia woman missing since last month. News outlets report the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond says the remains are those of 43-year-old Amy Renee Fabian of Cumberland County...
20:39 2019-06-03

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
19:39 2019-06-01

Virginia man back in US after court questions deportation A northern Virginia man who says he fears torture at the hands of Israeli authorities is back in the U.S. after a judge's order forced immigration authorities to reverse his deportation and bring him back from Israel before he ever got off the plane....
15:52 2019-06-08

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement Tuesday that the findings will be announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The independent inve...
17:52 2019-05-21

Motive still a mystery in Virginia Beach shooting Cops in Virginia Beach are still probing why an engineer in the town’s public works department showed up to work with two .45 caliber handguns and methodically gunned down his co-workers, officials said Saturday. “I can’t confirm that,” Police Chief James Cervera said at a Sa...
23:13 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach shooting: What we know about the motive, the victims 12 people were killed Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. The suspected shooter was a 15-year veteran of public works. Here's what we know.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

BC-WV–West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Charleston bureau at 304-346-0897 or chwpr@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publicatio...
16:39 2019-06-21

Virginia Beach shooting victims identified 12 people were killed in a shooting Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. On Saturday, city officials named them, and showed their photos. (June 1)        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Will Shootings Sway Voters? Look First to Virginia Races The state’s elections in November will test the potency of gun rights as a voting issue. Democrats are looking to take power and enact gun control legislation next year....
02:00 2019-08-09

HIV cases rising in West Virginia county HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently known in West Virginia — is up to 49 confirmed cas...
15:26 2019-05-27

Families sue Libyan commander who once lived in Virginia ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Libyan-American who once lived in northern Virginia and now commands an army vying for control of his native country has been accused in a civil lawsuit of war crimes. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by Libyan family members who say their loved ones were killed when forces c...
22:39 2019-06-27

Virginia Beach shooting leaves at least 11 dead According to Virginia Beach's police chief, a disgruntled city employee opened fire at the municipal center in Virginia Beach, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Oklahoma St. tops W. Virginia 5-2 in Big 12 title game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Standlee gave up one run in seven innings to help Oklahoma State defeat West Virginia 5-2 in the Big 12 Tournament title game on Sunday. The third-seeded Cowboys (36-18) won their third tournament title overall and their second in three years. Fourth-seeded West Virginia (...
04:39 2019-05-27

At least 11 killed in Virginia Beach mass shooting: What we know A shooter opened fire workers at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 11 people and wounding others. Here's what we know so far.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

11 killed, 6 hurt in shooting in Virginia Beach Police say 11 people have been killed and six others injured in a mass shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Marquette star Hauser transferring to Virginia CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Marquette star Sam Hauser is transferring to national champion Virginia. Coach Tony Bennett made the announcement Friday. Hauser will practice with the Cavaliers in the coming year, but won’t use his final year of eligibility until the 2020-21 season. The 6-foot-8 H...
21:00 2019-05-31

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. (AP) — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it was hit by a pickup truck hauling metal. A state ...
15:00 2019-05-29

The Latest: Gun advocate calls ‘baloney’ on Virginia gov. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on plans by Virginia’s governor to call a special legislative session on gun control (all times local): 10 a.m. A top gun rights advocate in Virginia says Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan for a special legislative session on gun control is “political ...
16:13 2019-06-04

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The Democratic attorney general said criminal prosecut...
05:52 2019-06-16

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
21:00 2019-07-15

12 victims identified in Virginia Beach shooting All but one of the 12 victims killed Friday in nation's deadliest shooting of the year worked for the city.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

What we know about the suspect in the Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 Virginia Beach Police identified DeWayne Craddock, a public utilities engineer, as the the suspect in a shooting in Virginia Beach that killed 12.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

GOP-led Virginia Legislature abruptly adjourns gun session Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday without taking any action and postponed any movement on gun control until after the November election....
22:26 2019-07-09

Virginia man bit off, swallowed grandfather’s fingertip during fight ROANOKE, Va. — A Virginia man has been tried by a judge after biting off his grandfather’s fingertip and swallowing it during an argument. The digit was never recovered. The Roanoke Times reports 23-year-old Aaron Michael Adams was charged with malicious wounding and aggravated malicious...
00:39 2019-06-11

4 dead, 8 hurt in church van crash in Virginia Four people were killed and eight hurt in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot Tuesday night when a pickup truck hit it. The van flipped several times. (May 29)        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

All 12 Virginia Beach massacre victims identified Virginia Beach officials have identified the 12 victims of the mass shooting at the city’s municipal building. One of those killed when a disgruntled employee opened fire was a contractor in the building to get a permit, Herbert “Bert” Snelling, from Virginia Beach. Five of the victims worked in the...
16:26 2019-06-01

Virginia man home again as deportation fight continues ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man whose deportation to Israel was reversed last week is home again. Immigration attorney Patrick Taurel says Abdelhaleem Ashqar was home in Alexandria on Friday following his release from a detention center in Bowling Green, Virginia. The 60-year-old rece...
02:26 2019-06-15

New details emerge in the Virginia Beach mass shooting https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/01/caption/virginia-beach-shooting-orig-al-tc-ak.cnn_2631697_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – We now know the man who gunned down 12 people at a Virginia Beach office had resigned the morning of the attack. But many more questions remain as to why a...
21:00 2019-06-02

The Latest: 11 killed, 6 hurt in shooting in Virginia Beach The Latest on a shooting at a municipal center in Virginia Beach (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Hospital officials say six people have been wounded in a shooting at a municipal center in Virginia Beach....
02:13 2019-06-01

Virginia Victims Had 150 Years Of Combined Service With City VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The 12 people killed in Friday’s mass shooting included 11 city employees who had served Virginia Beach for more than 150 years in total. City officials honored the victims in a somber slideshow shared Saturday, the same day Police Chief James Cervera identified the ...
18:39 2019-06-02

Gunman in Virginia Beach put in 2-week notice before shooting The gunman in Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach had filed to leave his job before opening fire on his workplace, city officials said on Sunday....
18:26 2019-06-02

Virginia Beach releases gunman's resignation email Virginia Beach officials on Monday released a resignation email sent by the gunman in a mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people....
04:00 2019-06-04

Virginia Beach mourns mass shooting victims Some 200 people, including the governor, gathered to mourn victims in a vigil. Twelve people were killed and 4 injured in the 150th US mass shooting this year....
20:39 2019-06-01

A mass shooting couldn’t happen in Virginia Beach … until it did On the Atlantic coast the schools are good and the sun is warm. On Friday, at a municipal building, 12 people were murderedTwelve stars and stripes flags were planted on the grass verge, one for each of the lives cut short. Floral tributes accumulated in their midst with the prosaic details of price...
17:52 2019-06-02

Shooter carries out deadly attack in US state of Virginia Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in the city of Virginia Beach. Virginia state police said the gunman was also killed....
17:26 2019-06-01

‘I’m going in,’ brave cop says in dramatic audio from Virginia Beach shooting It was 35 minutes of terror. Audio of police radio dispatches from the shooting that left 12 people dead in Virginia Beach starts at 4:08 p.m. Friday with a steely-nerved dispatcher announcing, “One down — gunshot wound, 2405 Courthouse Drive, Building 2.” She continues: “Cal...
12:39 2019-06-02

The Virginia Beach shooter used a ‘silencer’ — did it make a difference? The use of a silencer is the nightmare scenario that gun-control advocates have warned about. They say can help shooters escape detection and inflict more carnage....
06:13 2019-06-02

Partygoers leave 20,000 pounds of trash on Virginia Beach (CNN) – Partygoers attending a “Floatopia” event spent the day drinking and bobbing in the Virginia Beach surf. And then they left behind tons of trash. “Leave nothing but footprints,” is akin to the Golden Rule for nature. The attendees of Sunday’s event at Chic&...
07:13 2019-05-29

Manning renews effort to be released from Virginia jail ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning are renewing efforts to get her released from a Virginia jail. Manning’s lawyers filed court papers Friday asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to send Manning to the Alexandria jail for refusing t...
18:13 2019-05-31

Police: At least 11 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting One shooter killed at least 11 people at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, according to police, who said a suspect has been taken into custody and they believe there was only one shooter. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach shooting: Hear how police responded Excerpts from Virginia Beach police radio traffic show how authorities worked together to stop the gunman and rescue survivors. Clips cut for time.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

West Virginia tops Fordham 6-2 in NCAA Tournament MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Tyler Doanes and Ivan Gonzalez each drove in two runs to lead West Virginia to a 6-2 victory over Fordham on Friday night in the Morgantown regional of the NCAA Tournament. Top-seeded West Virginia (38-20) advanced to meet third-seeded Duke (32-25) on Saturday. No. 4 Fordham...
09:13 2019-06-01

After Another Mass Shooting, Another Virginia Governor Tries to Change Gun Laws Gov. Ralph Northam called a special legislative session to address gun violence after a gunman killed 12 people on Friday at the municipal center in Virginia Beach....
03:13 2019-06-05

Suspect Identified in Virginia Beach Mass Shooting On Saturday Virginia Beach officials identified 40-year-old DeWayne Craddock as the lone gunman who opened fire on a municipal complex Friday afternoon, killing at least 12 and injuring many others. It is believed the shooting was retaliation for being terminated from his longtime job as a city work...
18:26 2019-06-01

Virginia gunman’s resignation letter sent hours before shooting "I want to officially put in my (2) weeks' notice to vacant (sic) my position of Engineer III with the City of Virginia Beach," DeWayne Craddock wrote on May 31, per the email released Monday titled “DeWayne’s (2) Week Notice.”...
08:52 2019-06-04

Virginia Gunman Who Killed 12, Stayed Up At Odd Hours, Say His Neighbours Virginia Beach Shooting: Police in Virginia searched Saturday for the reason why a city engineer fired indiscriminately on his workplace colleagues, turning a municipal building into a war zone as he......
01:52 2019-06-02

The Latest: Virginia shooting suspect had security pass VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting in Virginia Beach (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Authorities in Virginia would not say whether the man believed to have opened fire on co-workers at a city municipal building was facing any sort of disciplinary action related to his employment. Vir...
16:13 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach: gunman kills at least 11 at government building Police say the shooter, a longtime public utilities employee, died at the sceneIncident occurred in municipal centerA gunman killed 11 people and injured at least six others in a Virginia municipal building, in the latest deadly mass shooting to roil the United States.Authorities said a disgruntled ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Shooting poses Virginia governor’s first test since scandal VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing his first major test of leadership since a blackface scandal almost forced him out of office four months ago. The Democratic governor appears determined to project that he’s up to the task and has been active in helping respond t...
08:52 2019-06-03

APNewsBreak: Virginia Gov. To Call Special Session On Guns VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will recall lawmakers to the state Capitol in coming weeks to take up a package of gun-control legislation he said is urgently needed to prevent killings like Friday’s mass shooting in Virginia Beach. Northam , a Democrat, told The Associa...
16:13 2019-06-04

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
05:39 2019-06-02

Virginia Gunman "Was In Good Standing" With His Employer, Says Official Virginia Beach Shooting: Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining......
05:52 2019-06-03

12 Dead, Including Gunman; 6 Injured After Shootout In US's Virginia A gunman went on a shooting spree at a government building complex in Virginia Beach, Virginia on Friday afternoon, killing 11 people and wounding six, police said....
02:13 2019-06-01

Police thwarted by electronic doors during Virginia shooting Police responding to the deadly mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building last week were unable to confront the gunman at one point because they didn't have the key cards needed to open doors on the second floor....
00:39 2019-06-06

Virginia Beach approves independent investigation into shooting The Virginia Beach city council voted unanimously Tuesday for an independent investigation into a May 31 mass shooting at the city's municipal center that killed 12 people and wounded four others....
18:39 2019-07-03

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
17:13 2019-07-23

Maryland snags ex-Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with two years of eligibility remaining. Terrapins coach Michael Locksley also announced Tuesday that tight end Tyler Mabry will join the Maryland football program after playing th...
21:01 2019-05-21

Boeing's space division HQ will move from Virginia to Florida Defense contractor and aerospace giant Boeing said Wednesday it will move its space and launch division headquarters to Titusville on Florida's Space Coast from Arlington, Va....
22:52 2019-06-19

More families demand information on Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — More families who lost loved ones in the Virginia Beach mass shooting are calling for an independent investigation. The Virginian-Pilot reported Tuesday that three victims’ families also want the city to release more information. Civil engineer DeWayne Craddock opene...
22:13 2019-06-18

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium....
01:39 2019-06-18

Man charged in death of Virginia pit bull who was burned alive RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Richmond police have charged a suspect with the burning of a pit bull named Tommie, alive. Jyahshua A. Hill, 20, was arrested shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. Hill is charged with one count of felony animal cruelty. ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Supreme Court Gives Virginia Dems a Win in Gerrymandering Case The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday to dismiss an appeal by the GOP-majority Virginia House, with the court siding with the state’s Democrats demanding the state’s gerrymandered congressional district maps no longer be used....
22:00 2019-06-17

Virginia police search for armed man at USA Today headquarters The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no indications of any violence or injuries....
22:13 2019-08-07

Virginia Beach: No time frame for shooting investigation VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia Beach say they have no time frame for when the investigation into last month’s mass shooting will be completed. The city said in a statement Thursday that investigations of similar mass shootings have taken six to 10 months to finish. Civil engi...
16:39 2019-06-21

One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
19:52 2019-05-22

Lockheed nets $16.2M contract for Virginia-class sub masts Lockheed Martin has received a $16.2 million contract for multifunction modular masts for new Virginia-class Block V hulls, spares and repairs, the Defense Department announced....
21:39 2019-06-27

Man goes on stabbing rampage inside Virginia plasma center A madman with a machete stabbed four people donating blood at a Virginia plasma center, police and reports said. The mayhem unfolded at the Octapharma Plasma center in Petersburg around 4:40 p.m. Thursday, when the weapon-wielding man allegedly burst into the blood center, sending staffers and donor...
21:00 2019-07-05

Virginia updates its revenge porn law to include deepfakes With AI tools making it increasingly easy to create fake explicit images, the problem of revenge porn is only getting worse. Now, the state of Virginia has expanded its law against harassment through the sharing of sexual images to cover deepfake ima......
13:13 2019-07-02

FBI joins investigation into Virginia doctor’s slaying in Belize The FBI has joined the probe into the double murder of a Virginia cardiologist in Belize and his fly-fishing guide. Gary Swank, 53, was shot dead Sunday morning along with his tour guide, Mario Graniel, 53, while on a boat near the Ambergris Caye in San Pedro Town, Belize Live News reported. San Ped...
21:26 2019-06-28

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
16:52 2019-07-11

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

Neo-Nazi gets second life sentence in murder of protester in Virginia A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago....
20:39 2019-07-15

TV series about abolitionist John Brown to film in Virginia RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new television series with Ethan Hawke starring as the fiery abolitionist John Brown is set to film in Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam’s office announced Thursday that production of the eight-part series will start in central Virginia this summer. The show based on the nove...
14:39 2019-05-24

USA Today headquarters in Virginia evacuated following report of armed man The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no immediate reports of any injuries....
19:39 2019-08-07

1 soldier killed, 2 injured in severe storm in Virginia A U.S. Army Reserve soldier was killed and two others were injured after severe weather toppled a large tree on top of them during a training exercise in Virginia, authorities said....
10:39 2019-07-24

USA Today Virginia Headquarters Evacuated After Report Of Armed Man The headquarters of USA Today in suburban Washington was evacuated on Wednesday following reports of a man with a weapon, the national newspaper said, but there were no indications of any violence or......
05:26 2019-08-08

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Vita & Virginia review – a hothouse of patrician passion The affair between Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf is winningly recreated by Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth DebickiTwo stars have been known before now for portraying the complex figure of Virginia Woolf: Eileen Atkins and Nicole Kidman, the latter getting an Oscar for The Hours in 2002, despit...
12:26 2019-07-04

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

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican governor should step down to deal with the many court cases that have dogged his businesses. Blair is chairman of the Senate finance committee. The gove...
23:13 2019-06-10

Family of Virginia Beach shooting victim wants investigation VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The family of a victim of last week’s shooting in Virginia Beach wants the city to release all records about the suspect and start an external investigation. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports that attorney Kevin Martingayle emailed a letter to city officials and...
23:01 2019-06-07

FBI team works to reconstruct Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A group of 45 FBI employees is working to reconstruct the shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach that left 12 people dead. The Virginian-Pilot reports the FBI’s agents, analysts and other employees are trying to determine exactly what the shooter and four...
20:52 2019-06-08

Virginia lieutenant gov calls for probe into sex assault claims against him Virginia’s lieutenant governor is pushing to have sexual assault allegations against him investigated by district attorneys in the state, a report said Wednesday. Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax and his legal counsel sent letters to the Suffolk County and Durham County district attorney off...
07:00 2019-06-13

News reports: 8 people shot at party in Virginia CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — News reports say at least eight people were shot during a party in Virginia. It was not immediately known whether there were any fatalities. WAVY.com quotes a spokesperson with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as saying that eight patients with gunshot wounds, ...
14:52 2019-05-26

Virginia Beach tries to dispel “rumors” about mass shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia Beach are pushing back against what they describe as “rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation” about the recent mass shooting in a municipal building. The city released a statement Thursday that said police looked into repor...
23:39 2019-06-13

Virginia Beach tries to dispel "rumors" about mass shooting Officials in Virginia Beach are pushing back against what they describe as "rumors, innuendo, conflicting theories and speculation" about the recent mass shooting in a municipal building....
00:26 2019-06-14

GenDyn to upgrade Virginia-class sub USS Washington in $15.2M contract General Dynamics' Electric Boat Division was awarded a $15.2 million contract to upgrade the Navy's Virginia-class submarine USS Washington, the Defense Department announced....
20:13 2019-08-12

Closing arguments set in Virginia abortion regulations trial RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal trial is coming to an end in a lawsuit challenging four Virginia abortion laws that women’s health groups say are overly restrictive and limit access to abortion in the state. The case is one of more than a dozen lawsuits filed around the country seeking to lift ...
14:13 2019-06-06

A Glimpse of Virginia Woolf’s Original Manuscript for ‘Mrs. Dalloway’ Before Woolf settled on the unique perspective for her modernist masterpiece, she had a more expansive, though traditional, book in mind — “The Hours.”...
13:00 2019-06-14

Services begin for the 12 victims of Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Bereaved families are beginning to hold services and lay to rest the 12 people who were killed during a mass shooting in Virginia Beach. A funeral is scheduled Thursday for 42-year-old Katherine Nixon. The mass will be at a Catholic church about 10 miles (16 kilometers) fr...
09:39 2019-06-06

Lots of surprises but no clear message from Virginia primary RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s off-year elections later this year — when 140 legislative seats and partisan control of the Legislature is up for grabs — may signal what the rest of the country’s mood will be in 2020. But a series of surprising primary results Tuesday offered mix message...
09:26 2019-06-12

NYC sues Virginia company for flooding Big Apple with untaxed cigarettes A Virginia cigarette company schemed with black-market sellers in New York City to funnel tens of thousands of cartons of un-taxed smokes into the city every month, officials charged Monday. The City has slapped Cigarettes Unlimited with a racketeering lawsuit, claiming at least three of their Fred...
01:26 2019-07-16

PGA event in West Virginia giving free admission, fan prizes The PGA Tour's West Virginia stop in September is offering free admission and prize giveaways to fans throughout the tournament        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Amazon reveals the truth on why it nixed New York and chose Virginia for its HQ2 Amazon reveals why the company nixed New York for Northern Virginia for its HQ2. Top on its list was the region's talent pipeline. The tech giant used data analysis, including CNBC's Top States for Business study, to make its decision....
18:26 2019-07-10

All but one of 12 victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach worked for the city Virginia Beach Police said 12 people were killed in the mass shooting and at least four more were wounded. An officer was among those injured.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

Former GOP Rep. Scott Taylor will challenge Virginia Sen. Mark Warner in 2020 Scott Taylor will face a difficult task in trying to defeat Sen. Mark Warner in Virginia as Republicans and Democrats fight for control of the Senate in 2020....
17:52 2019-07-08

Virginia Gunman E-Mailed "Ordinary" Resignation Hours Before Killing 12 Virginia Shooting: After an unremarkable career spent tending the water and sewer systems beneath this city of 450,000 residents, DeWayne Craddock quit on Friday morning....
05:52 2019-06-03

Police: Man stabs 3 people inside Virginia plasma center Virginia authorities are not sure what prompted a 20-year-old man to randomly stab three people at a plasma donation center during a Fourth of July cookout. ...
01:00 2019-07-06

Police say Virginia Beach gunman was disgruntled city engineer The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a gun battle with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims....
17:26 2019-06-01

Virginia Gunman Who Killed 12 Was "Disgruntled" City Engineer: Police Virginia Beach police named the gunman who killed 12 people and wounded four others at a municipal building on Friday as DeWayne Craddock, saying he was a disgruntled city engineer....
16:52 2019-06-01

Disgruntled city employee kills 11 in Virginia; suspect also killed A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire on co-workers at city offices in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on Friday afternoon, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said....
03:13 2019-06-01

Wasp spray used as meth alternative in West Virginia: cops West Virginia police say some folks have been using anti-wasp spray — to get a methamphetamine-like high. At least three people overdosed last week because they used the insect repellent to make synthetic meth, state police said Monday. “From what we’re being told, if you use it, y...
08:00 2019-07-18

Amazon is launching renewable energy projects in Virginia and Ireland Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland       ...
17:13 2019-08-02

Galax, Virginia: Sights and sounds of the roots music hotspot A great deal of classic American music, traditional country, bluegrass and Americana, sprang from the “old time” sounds of the Southern mountains.       ...
02:00 2019-08-13

Virginia Beach Shooting: 12 Killed in Rampage at Municipal Center Chief James A. Cervera of the Virginia Beach Police Department said at an evening news conference that the scene could “best be described as a war zone.”...
04:52 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach shooter reportedly ID’d as longtime city employee The suspected gunman who allegedly murdered 12 people and wounded several others in a mass shooting at a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified as 40-year-old DeWayne A. Craddock, reports said Friday. Craddock, a longtime city employee, was shot dead after a long gun battle with police, th...
07:13 2019-06-01

Amazon plans new solar and wind farms in Ireland and Virginia Months after Amazon shareholders turned down a plea by employees to do more about climate change, the company announced two new renewable energy projects. Today, Amazon shared plans for a wind farm in Ireland and a solar farm in Pittsylvania County,......
17:13 2019-08-01

'Coalnado' dust devil spotted near mine in West Virginia A mine in West Virginia got turned into a scene out of a movie on Monday when a dust devil whipped up a dark towering column of air that's been nicknamed a "coalnado."...
20:13 2019-07-31

USA Today building in Virginia declared safe after report of armed man The suburban Washington office complex housing the headquarters of USA Today newspaper was evacuated on Wednesday because of reports of a man with a weapon inside, but a search of the property found no threat or evidence of a crime, police said....
04:26 2019-08-08

Virginia Beach shooting: 11 dead, including suspect, 6 injured NEW DETAILS: Eleven people were killed in shooting in Virginia Beach. http://bit.ly/2JQss6J Posted by News 4 Tucson – KVOA on Friday, May 31, 2019 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – 6:46 p.m. 11 people have been pronounced dead, and another six are injured following Friday’s shooting at the V...
01:52 2019-06-01

Watch: Pranksters in television masks leave old TVs on Virginia porches Residents of a Virginia neighborhood were left scratching their heads when unknown pranksters wearing what appeared to be TVs on their heads left vintage TVs on local porches....
18:26 2019-08-13

Virginia woman pleads no contest in toddler toilet death ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her 1-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive lying in a toilet bowl. The Roanoke Times reports 30-year-old Tabitha Danielle Amos entered the plea Tuesday to charges including child cruelty with injury and fel...
18:13 2019-07-17

Trump tweets condolences in wake of Virginia Beach shooting President Trump tweeted his sympathies to the victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach. “Spoke to Virginia Governor @RalphNortham last night, and the Mayor and Vice Mayor of Virginia Beach this morning, to offer condolences to that great community,” he wrote Saturday. “The Federal Government i...
20:39 2019-06-01

Feisty Virginia primaries closely watched for national trend RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s highly charged legislative primary elections are being closely watched as a possible political barometer for the coming presidential election year. Tuesday’s statewide primary contests feature plenty of drama as moderates in both parties take fire from the...
12:00 2019-06-11

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims....
22:13 2019-06-01

Factbox: Virginia Beach massacre among deadliest U.S. workplace shootings The massacre on Friday of 12 people at a Virginia Beach, Virginia, municipal building was the work a veteran employee who had sent in his resignation hours before opening fire, according to police....
22:52 2019-06-03

In Virginia Beach, a struggle to return to routine less than 72 hours after tragedy Virginia Beach residents try to piece together a sense of normalcy going back to work and school less than 72 hours after a gunman killed 12.        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

California man admits having pot-filled suitcase on plane to West Virginia A California man has admitted to having 30 pounds (13.6 kilograms) of marijuana in a suitcase aboard a plane heading to West Virginia.       ...
18:13 2019-06-18

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling that found a redrawing of districts to be mad racist....
00:13 2019-06-18

UPDATE 4-Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium....
00:00 2019-06-18

Virginia Dems tout gun restrictions ahead of special session RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in Virginia are trying to make the public case for greater gun restrictions ahead of a special legislative session on guns next month following a deadly mass shooting. U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran, Richmond Mayor Lev...
18:39 2019-06-17

Supreme Court sides with Virginia in uranium mining ban case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with the state of Virginia in a case about the state’s decades-old ban on mining radioactive uranium, and ruling that a lawsuit challenging the ban was properly dismissed. The high court announced its 6-3 ruling Monday. Virginia has banned uranium ...
17:13 2019-06-17

High court lets Virginia voting go ahead under redrawn map WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters will elect lawmakers to the Virginia House of Delegates using a map seen as favorable to Democrats, under a ruling from the Supreme Court. The justices’ 5-4 decision Monday was perhaps telegraphed by the fact they previously allowed election planning to go forward usin...
17:13 2019-06-17

Silencer used in Virginia Beach shooting made it deadlier: survivor The silencer used by the gunman who massacred 12 of his co-workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building made his carnage even more lethal, a survivor said. Christi Dewar thought she heard a nail gun going off on Friday inside the Virginia Beach Municipal Center’s Build 2 — where she works &#...
16:52 2019-06-04

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
20:00 2019-06-04

Virginia governor demands action on guns after mass shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday he will summon lawmakers back to the state capitol this summer to take up a package of gun-control legislation....
23:26 2019-06-04

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease....
18:39 2019-06-10

Virginia city to divest budget funds from fossil fuels CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have voted to divest the city’s operating budget investments from any entity involved in the production of fossil fuels or weapons. WVIR-TV reports the City Council voted 4-1 last week to complete those divestments within the ...
10:39 2019-06-10

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
20:39 2019-06-06

Ugly Virginia primaries could hint at election trend in 2020 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s 2017 elections were an early warning signal that an anti-Trump blue wave was headed for the 2018 U.S. midterms. This year’s legislative elections could offer strong clues about national trends in 2020. Primary elections are a few days away and both Republi...
18:39 2019-06-06

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
21:39 2019-06-03

Rare wave-like cloud formation forms over Virginia mountain A surreal cloud formation, resembling rolling waves, appeared over a Virginia mountain this week — and experts say it’s a rare phenomenon. Amy Christie Hunter posted a mesmerizing photo to Facebook Wednesday of the clouds that she said appeared over Smith Mountain around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. “I ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Hawks pull off trade to land Virginia’s De’Andre Hunter ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have added to their impressive young core by selecting wingman De’Andre Hunter from national champion Virginia with the No. 4 pick of the NBA draft. The selection was technically made by the Los Angeles Lakers as part of the Anthony Davis trade, but Hunter will...
02:52 2019-06-21

Belize tourism drops after Virginia cardiologist fatally shot Belize officials say tourism has taken a nose dive after a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide were gunned down on a fly-fishing expedition. Despite their reassurances that the country is safe, officials acknowledged that tourism has plummeted in the wake of the murders of Dr. Gary Swank and hi...
21:52 2019-07-02

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
03:26 2019-06-02

Mother arrested amid dayslong search for Virginia toddler HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia have arrested the mother of a missing 2-year-old boy who authorities now believe is dead. Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult told news outlets at a Friday night conference that specific charges against 34-year-old Julia L. Tomlin are pending, and the search for No...
13:01 2019-06-29

Virginia Beach shines light on victims, not mass shooter VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The victims of America’s latest mass shooting had been dead for less than a day when police and city officials released a detailed presentation with their names, photos, job titles and the cities or towns in which they lived. In all, 12 people — 11 of them city emplo...
07:39 2019-06-02

Virginia Beach victims remembered with songs and sermons at vigils The Virginia Beach community came together Saturday to try to make sense of what many described as a senseless act.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Suspect wanted in Virginia doctor’s slaying denies involvement An alleged Belizean gangster wanted in the slayings of a Virginia doctor and a tour guide in San Pedro insists his hands are “clean” in the cold-blooded murders, according to a report. Christian Espat, 23, turned himself in to police Thursday in the murders of cardiologist Gary Swank and...
21:26 2019-06-28

Father sues West Virginia frat over son’s brain damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit says a man who fell down the stairs at West Virginia University fraternity party has been permanently brain damaged. It says fraternity brothers posed with David M. Rusko’s unconscious body, squirted Ketchup on him and posted pictures on social media. By the ...
18:39 2019-06-28

The Latest: Police give timeline to Virginia Beach shooting VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Authorities in Virginia say it took 10 minutes – or less – from the time a 911 emergency call was received for police to reach the scene of a mass shooting and track down the ...
18:39 2019-06-02

'I felt kind of promiscuous': Gemma Arterton on Vita and Virginia With director Chanya Button, the star has made an ambitious drama about the passionate Bloomsbury love affair. They talk about female desire and the rise in lesbian romances on screenGemma Arterton and Chanya Button are frolicking for the camera in a female-only London club. Behave as if you would n...
02:52 2019-06-28

Famous horse barn burns on Virginia’s Chincoteague Island CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Flames have destroyed a famous horse barn on Chincoteague Island in Virginia. News outlets report firefighters were called Tuesday night to the Misty barn at the Beebe Ranch. Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company spokeswoman Denise Bowden says flames were shooting 30 feet (9 m...
22:39 2019-06-27

Blaum’s grand slam lifts Texas A&M over West Virginia 11-10 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bryce Blaum’s grand slam in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Texas A&M to an 11-10 victory over West Virginia in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Sunday. Second-seeded Texas A&M (39-22-1) stormed back from a 9-1 deficit to earn a rematch with third-seeded Duke ...
02:13 2019-06-03

Virginia Gunman, Who Killed 12, Resigned Hours Before Shooting: Official The engineer who shot dead 12 people at a municipal building in a US beach resort city had submitted his resignation hours before the killings, a city official said on Sunday....
05:52 2019-06-03

Woodford Co. Man Held In Virginia On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say a Woodford County man wanted on child sexual exploitation charges has been arrested in Virginia. Authorities said Don Lewis III was arrested Thursday evening by Fort Lee military police. Lewis was charged with one count of distributing ...
14:13 2019-06-22

Virginia Beach shooting survivor was spared three times during massacre A Virginia Beach city worker was confronted by gunman DeWayne Craddock three heart-stopping times during the workplace slaughter — but was spared each time. Ned Carlstrom said he assumed it was an active-shooter drill when he first came face to face with his co-worker carrying an “obnoxious-lo...
15:13 2019-06-03