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YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how

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YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how

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YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and Spotify on every front, it does some things those s...
17:26 2019-07-19

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as they should – largely due to being made for TV viewing in the standard definition era.YouTube and Universal Music Group (UMG) apparently feel the ...
04:52 2019-06-20

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of an upgrade too. Many videos from major artists wi......
18:52 2019-06-19

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that followed the signing of a deal signed in February, civilians continue to suffer daily acts of violence, the top UN official in the country told the Se...
02:52 2019-06-21

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Russia’s media oversight agency complains YouTube helping to facilitate protests Russia’s media oversight agency said Sunday that it wanted Google to stop YouTube users from posting information about unsanctioned political protests or the Russian government would feel free to retaliate against the American company....
03:26 2019-08-12

Nintendo seems to be striking its music off YouTube, and that sucks After apparently resolving its troubled relationship with YouTubers, Nintendo‘s now coming down on those who upload music from its games. At least two popular channels have been hit, and if this starts a trend, there aren’t a lot of alternatives for listening to this music. The channels GilvaSunner ...
01:26 2019-08-15

YouTube Music app will soon let you automatically download up to 500 songs Google has given YouTube Music's Offline Mixtape feature a huge overhaul, enabling it to download up to 500 tracks for offline listening rather than the current 100.The new feature is called Smart Downloads, according to Android Central, and will automatically download tracks based on your list...
12:13 2019-06-28

That Glitchy Music Video on YouTube? It’s Getting an Upgrade The streaming service and Universal Music Group have teamed up to revamp more than 1,000 videos from artists including Lady Gaga, Tom Petty, Billy Idol and the Spice Girls....
18:13 2019-06-19

YouTube and AXS sell concert tickets through music videos YouTube might make it decidedly easier to see your favorite band. The internet giant has forged a deal that offers fast access to concert tickets from AXS, expanding on earlier deals with Ticketmaster and Eventbrite. Watch official music videos fro......
19:39 2019-06-04

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its music....
00:13 2019-08-15

YouTube Music adds seamless switching between audio and videos If you're a YouTube Premium or Music Premium subscriber, switching between a song and its music video should be smoother as of today. You can hop back and forth between the two, and playback will continue from the same point with no pauses or interru......
22:13 2019-07-18

YouTube Music now lets you switch between audio and video with ease YouTube Music got a nifty new feature this week for its Premium subscribers, allowing you to switch seamlessly between audio and video playback without interrupting the flow of a song.YouTube announced the feature in a blog post on July 18, running users through the change - available for Premium su...
11:26 2019-07-19

Waze adds easy access to YouTube Music while you drive You'd think Google would have raced to make YouTube Music controls available inside Waze, but not so -- numerous third-party services got there first. At last, though, there's some harmony. Waze has added YouTube Music integration that brings playb......
04:13 2019-08-22

YouTube Music update adds new Smart Downloads feature, here is how it works Google's music streaming service, YouTube Music is bringing users a brand new feature that will allow them to listen to their favorite songs even when they're offline. The new feature is called Smart Downloads and will automatically download up to 500 songs that a YouTube Music user “liked.”Engadget...
18:39 2019-06-27

YouTube and Universal Music clean up Adam Levine, Lady Gaga and other artists If you were worried that your kids and their kids will never get to enjoy the music video for the late Tom Petty's "Free Fallin'" in high quality, you can now stop thinking about that and concentrate on more important matters. Google announced yesterday on the YouTube blog that it is teaming up with...
21:00 2019-06-20

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abortions has been linked to a 40% increase in terminations in African countries that depend on American ...
02:52 2019-06-28

Spanish-Language Music Has Gone Global. Watch Rosalía Make Her Hit ‘Con Altura’ Two Spaniards, a Canadian, a Colombian and a clip from a Dominican television show helped turn a tribute to reggaeton into one of the hottest international songs of the summer....
13:00 2019-07-08

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’ in Syria; Venezuelans need protection; global trade tensions rise....
03:13 2019-05-22

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any other college campus. Except, perhaps, when it co...
01:52 2019-06-12

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
17:26 2019-07-15

YouTube barred a 14-year-old conservative personality after she called the LGBTQ community pedophiles. The girl reportedly then posted a photo threatening YouTube HQ with something that looks like a gun. YouTube YouTube has terminated the account of a 14-year-old conservative YouTuber with nearly 1 million followers who goes by "Soph." The channel was terminated after her latest video, which was full of anti-LGBTQ rhetoric, was flagged for violating the platform's hate-speech policies, YouTube said...
02:00 2019-08-06

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subscri...
15:52 2019-07-12

Amazon Music comes to select Garmin music-enabled sports watches Garmin has been expanding music support on its various sports watches and now is the first wearable company to roll out support for Amazon Music. Amazon Prime subscribers can now enjoy music on their GPS sports watch for no additional cost....
15:52 2019-08-21

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In The Saddle Again.” Among other classics picked up ...
03:52 2019-05-31

Rangers ban man indefinitely for racist acts A fan accused of making racist comments and derogatory gestures at a Hispanic family was banned by the Texas Rangers for an indefinite number of future home games....
09:52 2019-08-10

US Representative: Iran acts unsafely at sea The US Special Representative for Iran on Friday accused Iran of routinely engaging in unsafe behaviour at sea and of attacking commercial shipping in recent weeks. (June 28)        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Sea lamprey sperm acts as a sex pheromone Before male sea lampreys use their semen to fertilize the eggs of a female, the animals must find mates. To do that, the lampreys use their semen -- it's a multidimensional tool....
22:00 2019-07-10

ESPN’s baseball broadcast acts like there is nothing wrong This column has long tried to observe the separation of church and home plate. But given that there are no atheists in foxholes or among those in 1-for-20 slumps, there are exceptions. Thus we quote from a missive sent by Father Tom Mangieri of West Milford, N.J.: “Being a priest I appreciate the va...
03:26 2019-08-02

Celebrities developing real estate in their second acts The 168-unit 50 Rector Park rental — the first market-rate residential high-rise constructed in Newark, NJ, since 1962 — opened last Saturday. The 23-story building has a roof deck with cabanas, a residents’ lounge and units (from $1,800 for a studio) with floor-to-ceiling windows. But residents als...
02:13 2019-06-20

North Korea says US is ‘hell-bent on hostile acts’ Just days after President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to resume denuclearization talks, Pyongyang’s UN delegation accused the US of being “more and more hell-bent on hostile acts” against the country. The delegation said Wednesday that North Korea was responding to a letter sent...
17:39 2019-07-04

Pompeo: US will talk to Iran if it acts like a ‘normal nation’ Secretary of state: ‘We’re prepared … to engage in conversations’Rouhani: Iran would hold talks if Washington shows it respectThe US is prepared to engage with Iran about its nuclear program without pre-conditions but needs to see the country behaving like “a normal nation”, secretary of state Mike ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Court acts against NJ judge in sex assault case: report New Jersey’s high court took action Wednesday when it terminated the temporary assignment of a judge who declined to order a 16-year-old rape suspect tried in adult court because the boy came “from a good family,” according to The New York Times....
05:13 2019-07-18

Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning have mastered their second acts DUBLIN, Ohio — Peyton Manning knows a thing or three about second acts to careers that already were defined by brilliance in Act 1. Perhaps that’s why Manning and Tiger Woods have gravitated to each other over the years, becoming friends and frequent golfing partners. The two iconic athletes from th...
19:26 2019-05-30

Saudi Teenager Faces Death Sentence for Acts When He was 10 The execution of the teenager, Murtaja Qureiris, now 18, would be what rights groups called one of the most egregious violations of international law....
22:00 2019-06-09

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
02:52 2019-06-14

Woman dies after performing ‘dangerous’ webcam sex acts: report A UK woman died from suffocation when she strangled herself for an online creep who paid her to perform “dangerous and degrading” webcam sex acts while he watched from home, a coroner ruled Wednesday....
02:39 2019-06-28

Japan’s Recluses Already Faced Stigma. Then Came 2 Shocking Acts of Violence. Experts worry that a new wave of fearmongering will leave the recluses known as hikikomori even more vilified and painted falsely as prone to heinous crimes....
15:13 2019-06-06

Labour acts on risk of 'dark money' from Farage-led lobbyists Creation of new World4Brexit group with US base prompts alert to elections watchdogLabour has written to the elections watchdog urging pre-emptive action to ensure a US-based pro-Brexit lobbying group, co-run by Nigel Farage, does not risk “dark money” from overseas subverting the UK electoral syste...
18:52 2019-07-31

Criminologist: Trump acts like a criminal when denying climate change While much of the world now recognizes the need for immediate action, there are still those who question the scientific consensus on climate change and deter efforts to tackle it. As might be expected, they have the attention of US President Donald Trump and his Republican administration. The Heartl...
18:52 2019-07-31

US Billionaire Financier Lured Underage Girls For Sex Acts: Prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and......
01:13 2019-07-09

Peter Thiel wants investigation into Google’s ‘seemingly treasonous’ acts Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley’s highest profile Trump supporter, called for a federal investigation into Google, alleging Chinese intelligence has infiltrated the tech giant....
20:52 2019-07-15

De Blasio acts on lead-tainted NYCHA apartments after Post report Confronted with The Post’s damning front-page expose that showed city officials left children in lead-tainted apartments, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday promised assistance and additional inspections to help fix what he called a “never-again situation.” “We will not allow any contested — any c...
01:13 2019-07-09

China accuses Hong Kong protesters of committing 'evil acts' The Chinese government has accused pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong of committing "evil and criminal acts" that have seriously damaged the semi-autonomous city's "reputation" and "stability."...
21:00 2019-07-31

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative of open dialogue between the two nations but is "more and more hell bent" on hostile acts. ...
23:39 2019-07-04

American financier Epstein lured underage girls for sex acts: U.S. prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
18:13 2019-07-08

U.S. financier Epstein lured underage girls to his mansions for sex acts: prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his homes in New York and Florida and paying them for sex acts....
16:52 2019-07-08

Governor’s Ball attendees left fuming over delays, cancelled acts Governors Ball was way out of tune on Sunday. Scores of music fans were left to bake in the sweltering sun as the final day of the three-day festival was delayed for more than six hours — with early acts cancelled altogether — due to “forecasted thunderstorms.” “It’s f—ed up man,” fumed...
02:39 2019-06-03

FCC Cuts Bogus Data From Yearly Broadband Report, Acts Like Nothing Happened You know what they say, tens of millions of broadband users here, tens of millions of broadband users there, sooner or later it starts to add up to something.Read more......
23:52 2019-05-29

North Korea says U.S. 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite wanting to talk North Korea's mission to the United Nations accused the United States on Wednesday of being "more and more hell-bent on hostile acts" against Pyongyang, despite President Donald Trump wanting talks between the two countries....
23:00 2019-07-03

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services for you to choose from out there, the only two...
23:13 2019-06-05

California mayor orders flags be kept at half-staff until Congress acts on gun legislation As a result of the wave of mass shootings, a Northern California mayor ordered flags in the small town of San Rafael to be kept at half-staff until Congress acts to stop gun violence.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Hong Kong: flights resume at airport as China condemns 'near-terrorist acts' Beijing steps up war of words and airport obtains injunction against protesters to prevent further disruption of flightsFlights have resumed in and out of Hong Kong airport after two days of protests by pro-democracy activists as Chinese officials condemned the disruption that paralysed the internat...
14:13 2019-08-14

Somerset House Summer Series: Doves and The Internet among acts performing over 11 nights ACCLAIMED indie trio Doves are among a diverse range of acts set to perform at London’s Somerset House as part of the venue’s Summer Series this month....
01:52 2019-07-10

South Korea urges North to stop acts that are unhelpful for easing tension North Korea should stop acts that are unhelpful for easing military tension, South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday after North Korea's latest missile test....
05:52 2019-07-25

3 women file lawsuits against Epstein’s estate, citing rape and forced sex acts The lawsuits say two women were 17 and the third woman was 20 when they said they were sexually assaulted by Epstein. All said they were also coerced into giving Epstein sexual massages for years....
04:39 2019-08-21

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and...
15:26 2019-05-25

After Historic Photo-Op, Trump’s North Korea BFF Says U.S. Is ‘Hell-Bent on Hostile Acts’ Last weekend, when Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, and posed for cameras with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Trump said he was “proud to step over the line.”...
19:26 2019-07-04

Facebook board member Peter Thiel calls for probe of Google for ‘treasonous’ acts Late last year, a top US general went public with a pointed question for Google’s leadership, around the time the search giant was coming under fire over its interest in developing a search engine for use in China. Why, Marine General Joseph Dunbar wondered aloud, is Google willing to work wit...
18:26 2019-07-15

Beijing supports Hong Kong move to delay extradition bill, condemns violent acts The central government in Beijing has expressed its support, respect and understanding for Hong Kong's decision to suspend an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China to face trial, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday....
13:00 2019-06-15

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
18:39 2019-06-05

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget A slight gain in benchmark U.S. indices early on Tuesday was not enough to turn global stock markets higher as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment....
17:26 2019-05-28

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
22:13 2019-08-14

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:52 2019-05-31

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ....
01:39 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schell, Cboe Global Markets Executive Vice President, C...
16:00 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing....
07:26 2019-05-29

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global growth woes, trade uncertainty drag on Asian shares Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rebounded as weak global factory activity reinforced fears about slowing growth, while doubts over whether the United States and China can pull off a trade deal also hurt sentiment....
11:00 2019-07-02

GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S.-China trade truce lifts global stocks, gold falls Global stocks rose and bonds retreated on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks at the G20 summit over the weekend, leading investors to bet that a breakthrough between the world's two largest economies would jumpstart global economic growth....
01:26 2019-07-02

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank...
14:00 2019-05-23

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th Annual Global Financial Services Conference in New Y...
16:00 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
03:26 2019-06-20

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on Thursday, June 6 a...
22:00 2019-05-29

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Sandl...
16:00 2019-05-21

Honeymoon over? North Korea says US 'hell-bent on hostile acts' North Korea's regime accused the U.S. of being 'hell-bent on hostile acts' against the secluded nation, just days after their historic meeting.        ...
21:26 2019-07-04

The 'Jedi' in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order acts a lot like a Sith Watching an extended demo of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order at EA Play was like watching a scene from Star Wars Rogue One or the more recent Solo: A Star Wars Story – not only was Fallen Order’s production quality that immensely high, but the characters and larger universe feel inte...
09:13 2019-06-09

Meet the 16-year-old CEO who's helping nonprofits Irawadee Thawornbut is the 16-year-old founder of Sandee for Good, an online marketplace for donors to order and pay for goods to be delivered to nonprofits....
21:00 2019-07-31

Mozilla is helping to make web-based VR available to everyone Even though virtual reality has been in the mainstream for several years now, it's still not very accessible. It often takes trained engineers to create, release and distribute VR content. That could soon change, however, thanks to a new project call......
18:39 2019-05-22

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
18:13 2019-06-28

New center dedicated to helping the homeless opens up TUCSON – A new facility aimed at helping the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet opened up Monday. The H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Center of Opportunity moved into the old Holiday Inn near Irvington and Palo Verde roads. The building has been transformed into a shelter that of...
14:26 2019-06-04

'Good Samaritans should not be prosecuted for helping people' Amnesty International's latest report from the US-Mexico border focuses on activists looking to assist would-be migrants. Its author Brian Griffey says some of the state's steps amount to "contempt for the rule of law."...
21:26 2019-07-02

China tells Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US BEIJING (AP) — China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China. Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang’s comments Friday came after U.S. Vice Presi...
12:01 2019-05-31

Advances in fintech are helping financial advisors. Here's how While financial technology has created competition for traditional financial advisors via automated online platforms, those same digital advances have bolstered advisors' ability to serve clients....
21:26 2019-07-22

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and isolating. But some patents are now finding the help they need at an unexpected place, a karate dojo. Kelly Weinschreider was diagnosed with Parkinso...
17:26 2019-06-03

China tells Canada of 'consequences' of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China....
13:52 2019-05-31

Trump Admits to Russia ‘Helping Me to Get Elected’ Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
16:13 2019-05-30

China warns Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China...
06:26 2019-06-01

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
21:52 2019-06-13

Huawei is helping all the UK's top carriers build their 5G networks British carriers apparently aren't put off by US pressure to ditch Huawei for their 5G network deployments. The Guardian's sources understand that all four of the UK's largest wireless providers (EE, O2, Three and Vodafone) are all using Huawei to b......
22:13 2019-07-06

ABN AMRO is helping BUX blockchainify its new stock trading app A division of the major Dutch bank ABN AMRO and a mobile trading app are collaborating to offer stock investments using the blockchain. The bank’s securities investment arm ABN AMRO Clearing Bank and BUX announced today that they have signed a partnership contract to use the bank’s blockchain-based ...
16:13 2019-05-29

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fibrillation. It showed people taking beta blockers ...
21:39 2019-06-04

Helping People In Dragon Quest Builders 2 Gives Me So Much Joy In Dragon Quest Builders 2, you play as a little anime friend who knows how to build stuff in a world where building things is outlawed. It’s very funny. Often in the game’s opening hours, you will construct something like a simple straw mat, and people will look at you like you invented a bubble gu...
20:00 2019-07-24

Jeurys Familia isn’t helping his Mets case at all MIAMI — Jeurys Familia received an ideal low-risk opportunity to regain the Mets’ trust Sunday, but flopped. The struggling reliever was summoned to protect a four-run lead in the seventh inning at Marlins Park and departed after retiring only one of the four batters he faced. Seth Lugo entered to b...
05:13 2019-07-15

Man accused of helping run ‘El Chapo’ cartel sent to Texas EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A man accused of running a wing of the violent Mexican border cartel led by convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been extradited to Texas. Jose Antonio Torres Marrufo faces an initial court appearance Wednesday afternoon in El Paso on charges of conspir...
21:13 2019-05-29

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnered a sizable amount of interest in a variety of professional industries, though, from medicine and educatio......
17:39 2019-07-20

Automated cryptocode generator is helping secure the web Nearly every time you open up a secure Google Chrome browser, a new MIT-developed cryptographic system is helping better protect your data. In a paper presented at the recent IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, MIT researchers detail a system that, for the first time, automatically generates ...
20:39 2019-06-17

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
16:52 2019-07-03

Helping a nine-year-old recover from an eating disorder - podcast We hear about the importance of early intervention in rare cases of pre-teen eating disorders. Plus, calls to ban hands-free phone use while drivingMaggie and her husband James have four daughters. While their oldest, Hattie, was still at primary school, she began severely restricting the amount she...
05:52 2019-08-14

How Giants receiver is helping victims of Ohio tornadoes Cody Latimer was looking forward to OTAs — but he had somewhere more important to be. The 26-year-old wide receiver, who is entering his second season with the Giants, missed last week’s voluntary practice to aid his hometown of Dayton, Ohio, which was ravaged by multiple tornadoes, resulting in at ...
12:26 2019-06-05

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:52 2019-06-07

Trump Finally Sorta Comes Clean on Russia Helping Him Win Donald Trump admitted on Thursday that, yes, Russia did in fact help him get elected president of the United States in 2016—although he maintained he had “nothing to do with” their efforts to aid his campaign....
21:13 2019-05-30

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted living homes, too. With names like Stevie, Paro and Pillo, these robots can do everything from keeping the elderly company to reminding them to take their ...
23:13 2019-08-23

Helping a college student navigate a payroll snafu at UPS Dear John: I am a college student at Binghamton University. Over my winter break in December/January, I worked for a few days with UPS as a driver’s helper. At the end of break I was trying to get paid and called the head office of my branch in Farmingville, NY....
09:52 2019-06-02

Helping a Lost Barrio store get back on its feet TUCSON- A fundraising event was held for Petroglyphs Furniture of Lost Barrio on Friday, August 23 after the store burned down in May. The event was called “Hearts for the Barrio.” Artists of all types volunteered for the event and every cent made went directly to the store. “I thi...
15:39 2019-08-24

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them....
23:39 2019-07-16

Robinson Cano helping to bring out the best in Amed Rosario The clubhouse door swung open and in strode Robinson Cano and Amed Rosario. Together — as usual. The veteran and the youngster aren’t next to one another in the field lately because Cano is attempting to return from a torn left hamstring, but that hasn’t changed the dynamic between the two. When the...
17:13 2019-08-24

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
02:26 2019-05-31

Bale to stay after helping Madrid to win at Celta - Zidane "Coach Zinedine Zidane said Gareth Bale will remain at Real Madrid this season after the Wales forward produced an inspiring performance in a 3-1 win at Celta Vigo on Saturday after a summer of uncertainty."...
00:52 2019-08-18

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his girlfriend Helen Storey....
02:00 2019-07-20

RPT-Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
06:26 2019-08-23

Back from 'hell', Fury helping others fight their demons Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said he "tasted death" during the mental health crisis that brought him to the brink of suicide but is back and on a mission to help others....
04:26 2019-08-23

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

Ask The Salty Waitress: A party guest is helping himself to my fridge Dear Salty: Last weekend I hosted a casual get-together at my house. Everyone was having a great time, but I couldn’t help but notice one of the guests (I’d consider him more an acquaintance than a close friend) rifling through my fridge! Not only did he help himself to an expensive bottle of beer I...
19:52 2019-08-20

Helping an honorably discharged veteran navigate Medicare Dear John: I love your column and the manner in which you try to help people. Perhaps you can help me as well. I’m on Social Security Disability for Stage D emphysema and received $1,076 a month up until December 2018. Then the Social Security Administration informed me that it would begin deducti...
10:13 2019-06-23

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it’s wrong that China is detaining two Canadians and the Trump administration is focused on helping the two be released...
22:00 2019-08-22

Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset U.S. pressure Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions....
17:26 2019-08-22

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping clean the house Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floor. Imagine if no one fed the baby, or changed her,...
08:26 2019-06-12

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
21:26 2019-07-05

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
22:52 2019-05-23

Matt Prior: How McLaren is helping Ferrari to excel McLaren's lightning-fast rise to the top has resulted in some sublime Ferraris over the past decade A distinctive V8 roar in the darkness outside his Maranello hotel told our tester he wasn't the only Brit visiting Ferrari HQ It’s two o’clock on Tuesday morning in Maranello, and I’ve not managed ...
02:00 2019-06-21

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digital tears and praise for the series’ painstaking a...
03:00 2019-05-30

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China....
02:39 2019-08-22

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety due to fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
17:26 2019-08-08

Thanks to the internet and, according to the Boomer-age unpaid intern we have helping me find mornin Thanks to the internet and, according to the Boomer-age unpaid intern we have helping me find morning Blip images in our basement pile of documents, Millennials, physical car brochures are almost gone. That’s a shame, because some were once amazing, like this flip-brochure for the Volkswagen Type 3 ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Beto O’Rourke Finds His Voice Helping El Paso Grieve Beto O’Rourke sits in an armchair in his El Paso living room, tapping his foot and trying not to talk about himself any more than he needs to. It’s three days after the mass shooting that left at least 22 people dead and 26 injured at a Walmart just under 10 miles from where O’Rour...
22:26 2019-08-11

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources, a study has said....
07:00 2019-06-12

Judge indicted for helping undocumented immigrant evade ICE wants pay during suspension District Judge Shelley Joseph, who allegedly let an undocumented immigrant out the back door, asked the court to reconsider her suspension without pay        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's envoy to Washington charges....
18:26 2019-07-31

Stronger Gen2 FE car helping overtaking - Audi's Lucas di Grassi Lucas di Grassi reckons the higher strength of the Formula E Gen2 car has had a "positive effect" on overtaking, despite criticism that it has led to increased contact levels...
19:26 2019-05-22

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
16:39 2019-07-12

Nets’ Durant-Irving coup already helping their bottom line LAS VEGAS — The Nets have always struggled to draw fans. They actually failed to sell out a 2002 Finals game in East Rutherford, NJ — something no other team failed to do until Golden State recently — and they were dead last in the league in attendance last season at 14,941 per game. But......
05:52 2019-07-10

Promoted: The engineering students helping to create a 2019 Formula 1 car Winners of the INFINITI Engineering Academy have begun their real-world Formula 1 experience by helping design and build this year's Renault R.S.19. car...
08:39 2019-05-23

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the prize in Madrid, Liverpool returned to action in the more earthy setting of Tranmere’s Prenton Park. Di...
00:13 2019-07-12

Lions DE Mitchell Loewen recounts helping man whose SUV fell four stories Lions DE Mitchell Loewen, who once helped saved a man whose SUV fell four stories, is fighting through injuries and personal hardship to make the team.       ...
16:26 2019-08-04

| WATCH | 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 000 people had volunteered....
17:39 2019-08-09

Larry Gatlin on how he's helping military families by selling sneakers Larry, Steve, and Rudy Gatlin, aka The Gatlin Brothers, are always thinking about how they can use their platform to help those in need, especially military families. ...
14:52 2019-07-12

Trump Gloats About Helping Navy SEAL Dodge War Crimes Rap The president bragged on Wednesday about Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher beating nearly all war crime charges, including pre-meditated murder....
19:26 2019-07-03

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record levels of carbon-intensive concrete just poured at th...
00:13 2019-07-03

Helping Women Overcome Society’s Outdated Messages on Money Financial lessons take root at an early age. Girls are usually taught to budget and be careful with money, while boys are taught to be more aggressive....
07:39 2019-06-17

Bihar Villagers Shoo Away Lawmaker For Not Helping Encephalitis Victims The angry residents of Harivanshpur village on Sunday shooed away Lok Janshakti Party MLA Rajkumar Sah for not being with them, while they were grappling with the crisis of severe water shortage and......
02:26 2019-06-24

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of helping with investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
02:00 2019-08-23

The Latest: South Korean experts helping to identify victims BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on the fatal Danube River boating accident in Hungary’s capital (all times local): 1 p.m. South Korean fingerprint experts are assisting Hungarian officials in identifying the South Korean victims of last week’s tour boat accident in Budapest. Fifteen ...
14:13 2019-06-06

How Amazon is helping cops build local surveillance networks Amazon’s Ring doorbells are helping cops build surveillance networks in neighborhoods across the country. More than 50 local police departments have partnered with Ring over the last two years and promoted the products to citizens — essentially building neighborhoods with security cameras on e...
23:26 2019-06-05

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, but voiced c...
00:39 2019-07-08

New tech helping search teams find people in the wilderness HONOLULU — Yesenia D’Alessandro loaded a GPS tracking app on her cellphone and trudged into a remote Hawaii forest, joining more than 100 other volunteers looking for a missing hiker. She climbed through muddy ravines, crossed streams and faced steep drop-offs in the thick tangle of trees and ferns ...
19:00 2019-06-27

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
12:52 2019-06-17

Jim Jordan: Democrats focused on impeachment and 'getting the president,' not helping the country Rep. Jim Jordan said Tuesday that Democrats are focused on "getting the president" through impeachment, not on helping the country, calling John Dean's upcoming testimony the "opening act."...
15:39 2019-06-05

Journey of faith – the Guatemalan pastors helping smuggle people into the US As trusted individuals in a culture rooted in religion, pastors and priests play a role in the booming business behind immigration Early in the morning, Antonio knelt before an altar with white candles and a small statue of the Virgin Mary and prayed for a miracle.It was still dark when he piled int...
09:26 2019-06-28

Isis wife reveals role in helping CIA hunt for Baghdadi Umm Sayyaf, sentenced to death in Iraq, tells how she exposed fugitive’s secretsThe most senior female Islamic State captive has played a central role in the hunt for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, helping identify safe houses used by the fugitive terrorist leader and in one case pinpointing his location in ...
15:13 2019-05-31

How banks are helping you budget and track your money to avoid overspending Mom can't always be there to tell you when to stop spending. But Huntington Bank and others are promoting new tracking tools to keep resolutions.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel....
10:13 2019-08-20

'AGT' goes live: The best acts headed into the final rounds of summer's top show 'America's Got Talent' begins its live shows Tuesday, with 12 of 36 surviving acts performing. Judge Howie Mandel picks top acts to watch.        ...
21:52 2019-08-12

'America's Got Talent': Which 7 acts made it to the semifinals? Who was eliminated? The second round of semifinalists on "America's Got Talent" were revealed during Wednesday's results show        ...
10:39 2019-08-22

Top female ISIS member insists she’s helping CIA find Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi The top female ISIS member who has been captured claims she has been cooperating with the CIA to help them track down terror kingpin Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — though he remains at large despite her purported assistance. Nisrine Assad Ibrahim, better known by her nom de guerre, Umm Sayyaf, has helped bo...
21:26 2019-05-31

6 unique ways companies are helping employees pay off crushing student debt JGI/Tom Grill/Getty Images National student debt is at an all-time high of nearly $1.6 billion. While many companies provide student-loan assistance, some businesses have found more creative ways of keeping their employees out of debt. Some of these policies include trading vacation days for studen...
21:39 2019-06-13

"He'll Explain": Nitish Kumar On Prashant Kishor Helping Mamata Banerjee Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday said he had no idea about the role his party's vice president Prashant Kishor will play for his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee who has signed up......
22:39 2019-06-08

Meet the young leader helping rural Himalayan communities thrive Mountain Resiliency Project founder Tsechu Dolma is committed to strengthening vulnerable communities like the one in which she was raised Continue reading......
15:26 2019-05-21

The Mind Behind Neon Genesis Evangelion Is Helping to Make a New Ultraman Movie Hideaki Anno gave us one of the most interesting Godzilla films in years with Shin Godzilla. Now, he’s turning his attentions toward another Tokusatu icon: the legendary size-changing superhero Ultraman....
12:52 2019-08-01

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,” he laments. Like many workers in the global e...
13:01 2019-05-23

Former NFL official Mike Pereira helping military veterans try their hand at officiating Battlefields to Ballfields, a foundation created by former NFL officiating head Mike Pereira, has helped military veterans get started in officiating.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

Yates 'proud' of stage win but insists helping Adam remains priority "A beaming Simon Yates completed his Grand Tour trilogy on Thursday, but says helping his brother Adam is his \u0027main goal\u0027 after Stage 12 of the Tour de France."...
18:39 2019-07-18

Calgarian helping tennis star Maria Sharapova get back on her feet Calgary massage therapist and conditioning coach, Marcin Goszczynski, has helped many high profiles recover athletes from injuries and now his focus is on Maria Sharapova and her troubled right shoulder....
15:13 2019-05-21

Jury couldn't decide if Arizona activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
09:39 2019-06-12

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
20:01 2019-05-21

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elderly, disabled man who had just gotten out......
22:26 2019-06-18

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
20:52 2019-05-21

CNN panel: Mainstream media is 'helping' shift Democratic Party to the left A CNN panel seemingly reached a consensus that the mainstream media is "helping" shift the Democratic Party toward the left following former Vice President Joe Biden's abandoning his support for the Hyde Amendment. ...
02:13 2019-06-11

Man faces manslaughter charge for helping cancer-stricken wife die by suicide A Connecticut man faces a manslaughter charge after police say he helped his wife who was diagnosed with cancer die by suicide.        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Chopper crash victim was reportedly helping Chris Cline’s daughter One of the victims of the tragic helicopter crash that killed billionaire Chris Cline insisted on being aboard the doomed flight to help her friend, Cline’s daughter Kameron, who’d fallen ill, the young woman’s mother said. Delaney Wykle, 22, who’d recently passed her nursing...
01:39 2019-07-08

President Trump Condemned Baltimore as ‘Disgusting.’ His Administration’s Policies Aren’t Exactly Helping President Donald Trump slammed Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” over the weekend in a series of racist tweets and suggested that he could fix the problems if only Democrats gave him a chance. “I am in a very beautiful oval shaped office waiting for your cal...
20:26 2019-07-31

Cameron Boyce's Father Says Fans Are Helping ''Ease the Pain'' of Son's ''Nightmare'' Death It's been a couple of days since Hollywood lost a rising star, Cameron Boyce, and his parents are opening up about their devastating loss. Victor Boyce, the Disney Channel star's......
04:39 2019-07-09

Congresswomen Helping Fuel Rise Of Militant Hard Left, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form a key part of his strategy for......
14:26 2019-07-18

Arizona jury trial ends hung over whether activist broke law helping migrants An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a U.S. human rights activist who was accused of hiding undocumented migrants, but said he was offering them humanitarian aid....
05:00 2019-06-12

Judge accused of helping shield illegal immigrant has pay restored as case proceeds A Massachusetts judge accused of helping an undocumented immigrant evade federal immigration agents waiting to arrest him will be paid while she fights the criminal charges against her, a judicial panel ruled Tuesday. ...
11:26 2019-08-14

U.S. targets Russian firm for allegedly helping North Korea evade sanctions The United States has sanctioned a Russian financial institution for allegedly helping North Korea evade financial sanctions by assisting a company linked to Pyongyang's primary foreign exchange bank, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-06-19

Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker. The post Man sentenced to 9 years in prison in the fiery death of another man who was helping dig tunnels for a nuclear bunker appeared first on LEX18.com....
20:26 2019-06-17

Retired corrections officer charged with helping cancer-stricken wife kill herself A retired Connecticut corrections lieutenant is facing manslaughter charges because he helped his cancer-stricken wife kill herself by holding a gun to her head as she pulled the trigger, state police said. Kevin Conners, 65, of Westbrook, surrendered to state police Thursday after telling investiga...
17:00 2019-06-21

Justin Bieber calls out Trump for helping A$AP Rocky but not letting 'kids out of cages' Justin Bieber called out President Donald Trump for helping to free rapper A$AP Rocky from prison in Sweden but seeming to care much less for children being detained at the border....
21:52 2019-07-21

Philadelphia Phillies crediting bamboo plant for helping them get back into division race The Philadelphia Phillies are riding a four-game winning streak and have presented themselves as a viable threat to the Atlanta Braves in the National League East division....
16:39 2019-06-28

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

China's Hong Kong office condemns 'near-terrorist acts' at Hong Kong airport China's Hong Kong affairs office condemned what it called "near-terrorist acts" at Hong Kong's airport and reiterated support for local authorities to severely punish those responsible amid an escalating crisis in the Chinese-controlled city....
07:52 2019-08-14

Bryce Weiler can't see, but his vision for helping disabled people play sports is limitless Bryce Weiler was born blind and told he couldn't work in sports. But through his relentless energy, he's building bridges for disabled people to play.       ...
02:39 2019-08-12

At a private dinner, Tim Cook told Trump that his tariffs are hurting Apple and helping Samsung Apple investors over the past few weeks have been particularly wary of looming tariff increases on a range of products imported from China. With some devices potentially subject to a tax as high as 25%, it’s widely expected that Apple, when push comes to shove, will eat the tax as opposed to p...
21:39 2019-08-19

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker tracking....
15:13 2019-05-21

Boston chain Papa Gino’s helping Bruins fans cope with free pizza One Boston-area chain is stepping up to help the city remember how to get over that losing feeling. A day after the Bruins fell to the St. Louis Blues in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final — denying Boston its 13th pro sports title since the turn of the century — pizza chain Papa......
06:13 2019-06-14

Good Samaritans, ex-rugby player praised for helping Texas police officer take down suspect A police officer in Texas got a suspected criminal off the streets last week thanks to a group of good Samaritans, including one who put an end to a foot chase by literally tackling the man....
17:26 2019-06-30

Justin Bieber Calls on President Trump to ‘Let Those Kids Out of Cages,’ While Thanking Him for Helping A$AP Rocky Justin Bieber has weighed in on the border crises and A$AP Rocky’s Swedish incarceration with one tweet. On Friday evening, President Trump tweeted that he would help to free rapper A$AP Rocky from a Swedish jail at the request of Kanye West. In response, pop star Justin Bieber thanked the Pre...
18:00 2019-07-20

After concussions ended her soccer career, a former star is helping girls avoid a similar fate Girls’ soccer players are suffering brain injuries at nearly the same rate as football players. For one, the sport brought her six concussions and severe lasting effects....
20:13 2019-08-20

Kathy Griffin blames 'SNL' creator Lorne Michaels for not helping her after Trump photo controversy Kathy Griffin took a shot at “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michales for not supporting her during her 2017 controversy and subsequent blacklisting after she posed with a fake severed head of Donald Trump....
18:39 2019-07-03

Bringing justice to the people: how the UN is helping communities deal with disputes in remote and dangerous areas Justice can be hard to come by in countries hit by conflict. To ensure that communities can settle disputes, and see criminals lawfully punished, UN peacekeeping missions support mobile courts, which travel to places where no regular court exists.  ...
15:39 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by unanimous votes of the members of the boards present...
23:26 2019-05-21

Dow breast implant case spotlights Elizabeth Warren’s work helping big corporations navigate bankruptcies Warren’s campaign says she was “a consultant to ensure adequate compensation for women who claimed injury” from the implants. But participants on both sides of the matter say that description mischaracterizes Warren’s work....
22:39 2019-07-15

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck. Now, she is in the relative safety of a UN-run camp but, with little electricity available at night, lighting is scarce, and darkness can mean danger....
05:26 2019-06-15

South Carolina pastor, buddy killed in DUI accident while helping to change a flat tire: cops A South Carolina pastor and father of four died the night before Father’s Day after he was struck by a suspected drunken driver while helping to change a flat tire on the side of the highway....
12:52 2019-06-18

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last season (yikes), another was actually raising money for Emilia Clarke’s charity, SameYou, and folks it’s the feel-good story to come of the final season. On ...
23:00 2019-06-07

Underdogs have big day at African Cup Underdogs had a big day at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt as Uganda won on its return to the tournament after 41 years and Madagascar held Guinea to a draw on its debut on Saturday. Burundi, another African Cup first-timer, pushed mighty Nigeria all the way. Uganda beat two-time champion Congo ...
03:26 2019-06-23

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
16:13 2019-05-21

Is YouTube too big to fix everything? YouTube looks to more human monitors and machine learning to catch fake videos and lewd comments, but "you'll still be able to find examples."       ...
02:26 2019-06-18

Donald Trump tweets: 'I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected' Donald Trump today said Russia helped get him elected as US president, as he launched into a tirade labelling Robert Mueller's investigation into claims of collusion "Presidential Harassment."...
17:52 2019-05-30

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
16:13 2019-05-21

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

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
13:26 2019-05-27

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural land is currently underutilized. Crop yields could...
22:39 2019-05-30

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
21:13 2019-07-08

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
18:52 2019-05-26

How Man Utd tactics are helping Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford 'terrorise' teams Anthony Martial believes that while he and Marcus Rashford want to play in the same position for Manchester United, that competitive streak can help the players drive the club forward....
23:13 2019-08-22

Toyota Human Support Robot- A helping Robot for Elderly Toyota, auto manufacturing company, is now looking ahead to help the disable and old age people. The Toyota Motors is going to spend 1 billion dollars in order to develop Human Support Robot (HSR)-a robot for elderly. The robot is designed to assist the sick and people in wheelchair by helping to pi...
18:26 2019-05-21

Soon you’ll be able to watch PBS on YouTube Enlarge / PBS, the United States' public TV service, focuses on educational content, dramas, and children's programming, among other things. (credit: PBS) PBS and YouTube have announced that PBS and PBS Kids will join YouTube TV’s channel roster. The two partners made the announcement this week at...
20:13 2019-07-31

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
15:52 2019-08-14

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
12:13 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
18:52 2019-05-26

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to seek out or receive these important services, a U...
06:00 2019-05-23

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on Thursday. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili’s goal early in the second half of the Group C game in Cairo. That put Algeria through to the...
22:39 2019-06-27

| CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup Cricket South Africa is planning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 tournament....
10:39 2019-08-08

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
19:13 2019-06-27

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.25pm BST 67 min: Onyango goes down and asks for treatment. The ball was nowhere near him at the time so it’s not clear what’s wrong. 9.24pm BST 65 min...
22:39 2019-06-30

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
02:13 2019-07-09

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
20:39 2019-06-08

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth hit by the fast-spreading virus this month....
21:26 2019-07-31

African Markets - Factors to watch on July 10 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wonder...
08:52 2019-07-10

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo is one of the world’s most turbulent regions ...
17:00 2019-06-18

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

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
18:39 2019-05-28

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
19:39 2019-07-31

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
23:39 2019-07-19

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
14:52 2019-08-13

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two with Ayman Ashraf, and shot into the right corner of ...
04:00 2019-06-22

How YouTube Is Endangering Children A New York Times report has found that YouTube’s algorithm has built what journalist Max Fisher describes as “a vast audience—maybe unprecedented—for child sexual exploitation.” It has done so by suggesting home movies of semi-nude kids to viewers who have watched other home movies of semi-nude kids...
01:39 2019-06-04

Say goodbye to YouTube Gaming The YouTube Gaming app will go away on May 30, but you’ll be able to find all of your favorite gaming videos in the YouTube main app.        ...
23:26 2019-05-29

YouTube uses AR to let you try on makeup during tutorials There's no question YouTube's beauty bloggers have some of the largest followings, and the platform has become an important place for even the biggest makeup brands to debut their products. Now, Google's AR Beauty Try-On feature will let YouTube user......
07:13 2019-06-19

Why YouTube's kid issues are so serious Kids programming is YouTube's most popular category. But with no curation, kids can stumble into sex, hate, conspiracy videos, and parents are upset.       ...
13:52 2019-06-22

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil YouTube built its business on keeping users hooked. This has been a gift to extremist groups. An investigation in the company’s second-biggest market found serious consequences....
05:39 2019-08-12

YouTube is finally available on Fire TVs again The feud is finally over: Amazon Fire TV owners can once again access YouTube via a native app, while Chromecast owners can Cast the Amazon Prime Video app from their mobile phones or tablets to their TVs for the very first time. Both services will be available starting today, according to the ...
21:26 2019-07-09

We Tested YouTube Premium So You Don't Have To We’ve all been tempted by the monthlong free trial that streaming services offer. You can always cancel, right? But as Matthew Kitchen found when sampling YouTube Premium, it’s all too easy to get sucked in....
00:39 2019-05-24

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
21:52 2019-07-16

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid. Zimbabwe players and a team official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation said a meet...
13:00 2019-06-21

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part of Facebook looking to redeem itself and act proa...
14:13 2019-05-24

South African unit of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co will hire an additional 1,200 people to staff an extra shift at one of its vehicle assembly plants, increasing production to 720 units per day, it said on Wednesday....
12:52 2019-07-17

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
23:26 2019-06-30

| PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on Friday, September 27....
18:26 2019-07-17

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
18:26 2019-07-17

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
15:26 2019-07-04

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
23:13 2019-05-31

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
18:39 2019-06-07

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the continent to new heights...
15:39 2019-06-07

Senegal vs. Algeria, Mane vs. Mahrez in African Cup final Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time for Algeria to beat Nigeria 2-1 and progress to the African Cup of Nations final against Senegal       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-20

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethiopia and Rwanda last year. Ramaphosa cut the Cabine...
20:00 2019-05-30

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
06:52 2019-07-23

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
11:52 2019-05-31

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
15:39 2019-07-21

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
23:26 2019-06-06

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The decision by the union – which has 54 other member s...
19:52 2019-06-06

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, director and producer John Downer — partnering with ...
00:26 2019-08-03

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
18:26 2019-07-03

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Berube, spokesman for Global Affairs Canada, told The...
14:13 2019-06-06

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
16:39 2019-05-29

China says African swine fever outbreaks slowing The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped significantly this year and pig production is gradually returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid recent reports underscoring the threat of the disease....
08:00 2019-07-04

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
21:26 2019-07-31

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave Authorities in the Spanish city of Melilla say that around 200 migrants have tried to climb a barrier separating the European country’s north African enclave from Morocco...
15:26 2019-07-19

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
19:52 2019-07-19

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-07-24

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
21:26 2019-08-14

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic. The government has issued an ultimatum to the leader of a militia group known as 3R, calling on him to hand over those responsible. The bloodshe...
14:39 2019-05-23

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for the game, as it opened with a solid display in Cairo. Pla...
23:13 2019-06-23

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
21:52 2019-06-23

Many dermatologists need more training on African American skin and hair (Reuters Health) - When dermatologists have training only with Caucasians, it can lead to frustration and poor care for African American patients, a new U.S. study finds....
04:13 2019-08-22

Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
00:39 2019-08-09

African Americans need 24-hour blood pressure checks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Measuring blood pressure outside the clinic using 24-hour monitoring equipment is important for identifying and managing hypertension in African-Americans, a new study shows....
09:52 2019-08-20

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
16:39 2019-08-16

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
23:52 2019-08-16

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-07-09

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the first half having been set up by a ...
22:39 2019-06-28

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
22:26 2019-07-07

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
02:00 2019-05-23

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
21:00 2019-07-05

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
16:00 2019-05-21

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda intercept encrypted messages and allowed police i......
20:13 2019-08-14

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
20:00 2019-06-27

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Nigeria had already qualified for the knockout stages b...
22:39 2019-06-30

Innovative designers challenge African fashion stereotypes Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting traditional methods and crafts from the continent....
16:00 2019-08-24

African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast of the country, the sixth industrial farm in the country to be hit by the virus....
19:13 2019-08-02

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
07:26 2019-07-20

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
13:13 2019-07-20

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
18:13 2019-05-28

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
19:39 2019-07-03

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
11:26 2019-06-01

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involved the poaching of some three dozen endangered rhin...
03:00 2019-06-14

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted fatal illnesses while working underground have won a compensation deal from their former employers that could be worth more than £280m.A high court in ...
21:52 2019-07-31

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
12:13 2019-05-22

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, signed off last week on the ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of Congo Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt....
18:52 2019-06-27

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
20:00 2019-08-09

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in Pretoria on Tuesday, the party said, after he requested a postponement last Wednesday....
09:52 2019-05-28

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of ...
00:39 2019-05-28

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece of gross exploitation of a local populace all to y...
07:26 2019-06-28

African Champions League final: Caf to meet over Cas replay decision The Confederation of African Football says there will be meetings to discuss the Court of Arbitration for Sport overruling a decision to replay the Champions League final final....
14:52 2019-08-01

Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions Move points to effort to become platform for Islamic extremist groups after fall of ‘caliphate’ Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two attacks by militants in sub-Saharan Africa in less than 24 hours, suggesting the continent is central to the terrorist group’s strategy of expanding a glob...
16:52 2019-06-06

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, its continuing impact on the community and the...
22:26 2019-06-19

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
08:26 2019-06-14

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up with police on an anti-drug and -violence program &...
03:39 2019-07-15

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
06:52 2019-06-07

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion people. The agreement that entered into force on Thursday is meant to take advantage of a booming young p...
13:39 2019-05-30

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
00:00 2019-06-19

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, despite opposition from rival parties concerned over the caliber of nominees....
16:13 2019-07-02

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
15:26 2019-07-05

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
01:52 2019-05-31

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and inaccurate allegations.”...
16:39 2019-08-14

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
19:26 2019-05-30

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
00:26 2019-06-13

FIFA bans African official for 10 years for finance offenses FIFA has banned a senior African soccer official for 10 years for financial wrongdoing, including taking funds from a campaign tackling Ebola       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
19:00 2019-07-02

South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a raid and the arrest of about 500 people, the government is being accused of using the migrants as scapegoats....
20:52 2019-08-13

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication....
23:39 2019-05-31

African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes Vulnerable African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. Their numbers are in decline from habitat loss, lack of prey and hunting by humans...
13:26 2019-07-09

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
14:00 2019-06-28

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
10:52 2019-08-19

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on Earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo Miami when a cable attached to a solid metal......
22:26 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
12:26 2019-06-07

African swine fever hits another pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the country, its 19th case since the first outbreak of the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said....
11:52 2019-07-24

Ex-Mozambican finance minister remains in South African jail Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang will remain in a South African jail until October when a South African High Court will hear the case to extradite him to the U.S. Chang was arrested in South Africa in December last year...
19:26 2019-08-13

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in people...
21:00 2019-05-30

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time Highly contagious virus can live for months in processed meat and would have ‘devastating implications’ if passed to live pigsAfrican swine fever has been picked up in meat seized by port authorities in Northern Ireland, the first time the ASF virus has been detected in the UK.Officials confiscated ...
21:13 2019-07-11

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
13:26 2019-06-11

Don't Miss: African origins, deadly mozzies and meeting of minds This week, listen to a founder of Out-of-Africa theory, read about our deadliest enemy, the mosquito, and explore the future of human and robot minds...
07:26 2019-08-04

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
17:39 2019-06-10

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
13:13 2019-06-21

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
12:39 2019-06-04

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
10:13 2019-05-24

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
09:39 2019-07-12

The South African teenagers using radio to fight gun crime - in pictures Every week a group of South African teenagers crowd into a studio to play hip-hop and discuss neighbourhood gun crime for their community radio show, Bigger Than Life, on Alex FM. They are determined to help stem the violence that blights their densely populated township of Alexandra in Johannesburg...
11:39 2019-08-05

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
13:00 2019-05-24

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
22:26 2019-07-07

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was also a community activist who teamed up with local...
04:39 2019-07-16

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers....
18:39 2019-06-16

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful’s use of the racially pejorative term “boy” in describing his ability to work with segregationist senators in the past was “hu...
00:26 2019-06-24

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever outbreaks reported by the Southeast Asian nation on June 20....
13:00 2019-06-21

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
18:52 2019-07-07

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
14:26 2019-06-10

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
15:39 2019-06-30

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China's customs said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-08-07

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was at a defining moment in its history.“It is time f...
06:01 2019-05-26

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
21:01 2019-06-19

The Latest: African Union suspends Sudan over deadly unrest KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The African Union’s Peace and Security Council says it’s suspended Sudan’s participation in all AU activities “with immediate effect” over the deadly unrest in the country. The body ...
14:13 2019-06-06

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
05:13 2019-05-22

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
17:13 2019-05-22

African Champions League final: 10-man Wydad draw 1-1 with Esperance in first leg 10-man Wydad Casablanca and holders Esperance of Tunisia draw 1-1 in the first leg of the 2019 African Champions League final in Rabat on Friday night....
15:52 2019-05-25

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
13:52 2019-07-03

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
00:39 2019-08-09

YouTube tries to explain its policies on harassment, again Over the last few days, there has been a lot of focus on YouTube's inaction when it came to an internet personality harassing Vox host Carlos Maza with anti-gay and racist speech that frequently incited harassment. Tonight the streaming platform rele......
06:52 2019-06-06

How to Remove Channels From YouTube's Suggestions I watch a healthy amount of YouTube each day, but I usually roll my eyes at the various recommendations I see on the website or app. No matter how many vloggers I watch, I will never care about “Let’s Play” videos for those weird anime games on Steam, any video involving a spider, or TanaCon....
21:26 2019-07-01

Google to shut down YouTube Gaming app on May 30 Google announced last year that the YouTube Gaming app will go away at the end of March. However, for reasons that elude us, Google has decided to prolong YouTube Gaming's life for two more months.Today, the Mountain View company announced that it will shut down the YouTube Gaming app on May 30. Sin...
08:26 2019-05-28

|YouTube,Facebook,InstagramandonTV-here'showyoucanwatchtheMissSApageanttonight If you're not one of the lucky few to watch the show live at the Sun Arena in Pretoria there's no need to stress, you can still catch the competition on the go or from the comfort of your own home....
00:52 2019-08-10

YouTube has a kids problem and it's not going away The Google owned network has come under fire for showing videos to children that aren't appropriate. Children's programming is the No. 1 category on YouTube.       ...
22:52 2019-06-19

Get Fun Countdown Timers for Kids From YouTube If you google “15 minute timer,” or any length of time like that, then Google will automatically open and start that timer. But it will also show you several YouTube timers of that length. They’re not much good as kitchen timers or productivity timers—if you try to google one up, Google’s already st...
01:00 2019-06-08

ProBeat: YouTube is no better than Facebook or Twitter YouTube is not a social network, but when it comes to its rules and recommendation algorithms, the Google company is just like Facebook and Twitter.Read More...
22:52 2019-06-07

YouTube, other services down due to eastern US congestion NEW YORK (AP) — Google is saying users of YouTube and other services are seeing errors or slow performance due to high levels of network congestions in the eastern United States. YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite services are affected, but Google said it believes it has identified the cause of the c...
02:13 2019-06-03

YouTube Camp Is an Actual Thing While many parents won’t even entertain the idea of allowing their children to be on YouTube, others view the medium as a creative outlet that can teach their kids life skills, such as planning, storytelling and composure....
19:00 2019-05-21

YouTube's AR tech gives you a virtual makeover Buying makeup online can be difficult; as you can't test products as you would in a shop, you have no real way of knowing if particular shades will suit your skin tone.This means you're usually forced to guess which product is best for you – and in person, shades can look wildly dif...
11:39 2019-06-19

Why ‘YouTube is too big to fix completely’ is not an acceptable answer from a CEO Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, took a pass this week on fixing a pretty big mess that falls under his purview, and it isn’t trivial, let’s talk about it.Read More...
19:00 2019-06-20

YouTube just made it easier to quit your job New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $$$.       ...
15:39 2019-07-13

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of LGBT content creators, and most importantly not doing enough to address toxic videos on the platform. Now it’s got a new problem: the YouTube Kids app. ...
15:00 2019-06-18

YouTube CEO Says She's 'Really Sorry' She Can't Ban the LGBQT Harassment, It's Too Hard As we continue to watch social media giants fumble their half-baked policies around hate speech and harassment, one of the most visible blunders recently has been YouTube’s mishandling of videos with homophobic and racist comments about one of its creators by another. During an interview at Code thi...
00:39 2019-06-12

Is YouTube proud? – Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber looks at why some people, such as Carlos Maza, say YouTube needs to do more to protect minorities from hate speech. The Guardian’s UK technology editor, Alex Hern, joins in on the conversation Continue reading......
07:52 2019-07-01

Coming out in online communities like YouTube Elle Mills, who came out as bisexual in a viral 2017 YouTube video, discusses the acceptance of the online community with USA TODAY's Dalvin Brown.       ...
20:39 2019-06-19

Looking for Free Speech in Russia? Try YouTube The online video site has become a primary information source for tens of millions in a country where television avoids topics uncongenial to the government....
18:39 2019-06-09

ProBeat: YouTube messages should have never existed YouTube is killing its messages feature two years after introducing it, despite there being no use case for a built-in chat functionality in the app.Read More...
01:13 2019-08-24

| YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos YouTube announced it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting....
14:00 2019-06-06

Turn your YouTube channel into a career with this $11 course It's no secret that you can make a career out of creating videos on YouTube. From gaming videos to toy reviews, the platform's top creators have made a killing producing all manner of content. But even if you aren’t a world-renowned internet sensation, there’s still plenty of money to be made in mon...
16:39 2019-06-15

Beyoncé reveals African collaborators for new album The Lion King: The Gift R&B star announces numerous African pop and rap stars on album out Friday, as well as Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams and daughter Blue IvyBeyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to accompany The Lion King remake, entitled The Lion King: The Gift, to be released on Friday. The albu...
18:39 2019-07-16

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million lev ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-07-17

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
08:39 2019-07-16

VAR Malfunction Turns African Champions League Final Into Protracted Shitshow After a five-day controversy that included fans protesting in the streets, the Confederation of African Football executive committee decided Wednesday that the second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed, the Associated Press reports....
23:13 2019-06-05

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
19:00 2019-07-02

Ethiopian, African Union mediation needs to be unified - Sudan military council Sudan's ruling military council said on Sunday that Ethiopia and the African Union needed to unify their efforts to mediate between the council and an opposition coalition on the structure of the country's transitional government....
02:13 2019-06-24

African female footballers face uphill battle to play 'man's game' Football in Africa is a game some people believe should only be played by men. To avoid parental disapproval, some women have to sneak out of their homes just to play. Players are trolled for their gender, and let's not even mention the gender pay gap....
19:00 2019-06-20

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after police torched her house, she said....
15:13 2019-07-05

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Africa. Old Mutual Insure, a pan-African insurance f...
13:26 2019-06-13

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conference, which took place in New York....
14:52 2019-05-21

China's cabinet issues guidelines on African swine fever control China will promote large-scale pig farming and reduce the number of small pig farms, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday in guidelines on African swine fever prevention and control....
12:13 2019-07-03

South African woman reunited with son six years after he disappeared and was tracked down 1,000 miles away Jane Daniels, a pensioner in Delft, near Cape Town, South Africa, was distraught when her mentally challenged son Denzil disappeared six years ago. When the police came up with no leads, after three years, Denzil was presumed dead - until two weeks ago....
19:26 2019-07-02

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
06:39 2019-06-02

Moonday Mornings: South African Bitcoin Ponzi scheme rakes in $135,000 a day It’s the start of a new week and that means it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from the weekend. 1. Local news in South Africa is reporting about a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme. It’s dubbed “Bitcoin Wallet,” and promises returns of 1...
11:13 2019-06-17

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
20:13 2019-06-06

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of football in Africa"....
23:39 2019-06-02

Ex-South African President Denies Wrongdoing With Tainted Gupta Brothers Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the businessmen at the centre of an influence-peddling......
17:00 2019-07-15

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
09:13 2019-06-04

Meet Triggerfish: The studio Netflix chose for its first African cartoon series On a suburban farm 20 minutes outside of Cape Town, the stories of an orphaned seal who fights sharks, a young zebra born with only half of his stripes, and a high-spirited falcon travelling to a bird city were all brought to life....
07:26 2019-06-04

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the coming weeks, bacon sandwich eaters in Newcastle and dairy farmers in California may find their pockets hit by developments thousands of miles away. The cul...
19:39 2019-06-06

African Teen Gives Birth During High School Exam, Returns To Finish Nothing -- not even childbirth -- deterred teenager Fatoumata Kourouma Conde from completing the exam for which she had spent the past year preparing....
22:39 2019-07-18

An African American mother and daughter journey to their family's past in Ghana Halfway across the Atlantic Ocean, the plane carrying Tani Sanchez and her daughter Tani Sylvester on a heritage tour to Ghana crossed paths with a powerful storm....
16:00 2019-08-22

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
13:39 2019-07-19

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments about land ownership....
17:52 2019-06-03

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicate -- the disease....
09:00 2019-06-01

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for North African country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
20:52 2019-07-15

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country....
18:00 2019-07-17

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture ministry on Friday said North Korea reported to the Worl...
10:26 2019-05-31

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an outbreak in North Korea. South Korea’s agricultural ministry on Wednesday says blood tests of pigs from some 340 farms...
06:26 2019-06-05

FIFA puts Samoura in job running African soccer amid scandal FIFA President Gianni Infantino asks deputies to approve appointing secretary general Fatma Samoura to a temporary role to clean up African soccer       ...
13:26 2019-06-20

Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
12:52 2019-05-31

Uber targets expansion in fast-growing West African markets Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc is in talks with regulators over plans to expand into two West African countries and provide a boat service in Nigerian megacity Lagos, a company executive said on Thursday....
19:26 2019-06-27

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant....
16:26 2019-05-21

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden......
20:26 2019-06-13

African American duo launch 'Go back to Africa' campaign to take hatred out of slur African American duo Eric Martin and Kent Johnson have launched an online campaign to reclaim the phrase "Go back to Africa," using it to highlight the beauty of the continent...
02:39 2019-07-18

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded to Esperance when Wydad Casablanca left the pitch f...
00:52 2019-06-06

Woman develops African disorder where people believe genitals are shrinking in world first A WOMAN has been diagnosed with Koro syndrome. The condition, also known as Genital Retraction Syndrome, makes patients think their genitals are shrinking....
15:26 2019-07-21

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of 66.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports....
00:52 2019-06-04

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters provide the best path to improve educational opportunities for African Americans. Charter operators cite what they claim are charters’ higher test sco...
22:39 2019-07-12

South African court finds Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt....
11:13 2019-07-12

Audio reveals Ronald Reagan calling African delegates 'monkeys' In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can he heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nations as "monkeys" during a phone call with U.S. President Richard Nixon....
16:39 2019-08-01

South African Minister Gordhan challenges public protector report South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the country's anti-corruption watchdog that instructed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take unspecified disciplinary action against Gordhan....
23:26 2019-07-10

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that has been hidden in plain sight in a South African museum collection for 30 years.The fossilised bones had been misidentified as a peculiar specimen of ...
21:01 2019-08-05

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-05-29

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-05-28