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Amidst new challenges, Geneva Conventions mark 70 years of ‘limiting brutality’ during war

In commemorating the 70th anniversary of the landmark Geneva Conventions, the president of the United Nations Security Council hailed the “significant body of law”, describing it as playing “a vital r...

Amidst new challenges, Geneva Conventions mark 70 years of ‘limiting brutality’ during war

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Geneva Conventions at 70: More enforcement needed The Geneva Conventions, the foundation of international humanitarian law, were adopted 70 years ago in the aftermath of World War II. With the changing nature of warfare and modern challenges, are they still relevant?...
04:52 2019-08-12

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Race against time” for migrants in Mediterranean...
19:52 2019-08-14

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug breakthrough, French fighters face Iraq execution; Europe pushed on stranded migrants and Aden update Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Race against time” for migrants in Mediterranean...
02:13 2019-08-14

IndyCar CEO Mark Miles: Challenges make an IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader a ‘longshot’ While Miles acknowledges the idea is drumming up excitement in the racing community, he doesn’t see a doubleheader in the near future as very likely.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Windows 10 after four years: A solid report card, but serious challenges ahead Four years after its launch, Windows 10 has gone from being a curiosity to owning a solid majority of the Windows desktop market. But Microsoft still has a tough challenge on its hands convincing Windows 7 holdouts to migrate....
16:13 2019-08-16

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened to mark the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), a ...
01:00 2019-07-17

Veterans mark exactly 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at dawn on th...
14:00 2019-06-06

Veterans mark 75 years since D-Day in solemn observances OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — D-Day veterans and other people are marking exactly 75 years since the invasion of Normandy that helped change the course of World War II. The sea of mercury blue couldn’t have been more peaceful as the sun rose Thursday over Omaha Beach. About 100 people gathered at...
09:39 2019-06-06

Prosperity, repression mark China 30 years after Tiananmen Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China's economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever....
08:39 2019-06-03

Fans mark 10 years since Michael Jackson's death Michael Jackson fans continue to grieve the loss of the "King of Pop." Claims of child molestation have marred the singer's legacy and raise questions about how to remember him....
04:39 2019-06-28

Prosperity, repression mark China 30 years after Tiananmen Square BEIJING — Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China’s economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are held in re-education camps without charge, student activists face relentless harassment and leaders in...
21:52 2019-06-03

Thousands mark 50 years after Stonewall LGBTQ2 rebellion in New York People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking protests and longer-term organizing that made the gay rights cause considerably more visible....
05:00 2019-06-29

Queen's message to the moon on show to mark 50 years since Apollo 11 National Archive documents reveal Buckingham Palace thought messages ‘a gimmick’While the world awaited the historic launch of Apollo 11 half a century ago this week, Nasa invited many heads of state and government, including the Queen, to send messages to the moon.Buckingham Palace may not have bee...
17:26 2019-07-15

Pride Celebrations in Europe Mark 50 Years Since Stonewall Uprising MADRID — European cities celebrated LGBTQ pride on Saturday with colorful parades that also became platforms for political demands and a push back against far-right populist parties. This year’s events in London, Madrid and Budapest mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising...
00:39 2019-07-07

New York leads way as Pride marches mark 50 years since Stonewall – live Rolling coverage of LGBTQ celebrations across the USLove and Resistance: priceless pictures of LGBTQ pioneersA marvelous party: when gay Harlem met queer Britain 5.54pm BST While revelers and demonstrators mark the day in New York, activists in Istanbul have faced official opposition and teargas. Fr...
19:13 2019-06-30

Thousands pour into the streets of Hong Kong to mark 22 years since its handover to China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Monday to demonstrate against a recent proposed extradition bill, as the city marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's handover to China....
07:52 2019-07-01

Collection of space sounds released to mark 50 years since the moon landings - video To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, an interactive collection of the sounds of space and the history of space travel has been launched by global sound project Cities and Memory. The project, called Space is the Place, combines 80 recordings from Nasa and the European Space Agency for ...
13:13 2019-07-02

Edmund Morris, Reagan Biographer Who Upset Conventions, Dies at 78 The author of an acclaimed biography of Theodore Roosevelt inserted himself as a fictional narrator in his book on Reagan, a device that some scorned....
21:52 2019-05-27

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
20:52 2019-05-26

Grenfell Tower fire anniversary: Commemoration events to take place on Friday to mark two years since fatal blaze A series of events are taking place in the heart of the Grenfell community in north Kensington to mark the second anniversary of the blaze which claimed the lives of 72 people....
23:13 2019-06-11

Death by clubbing: the brutality of Thailand's pig slaughterhouses Humane killing practices are virtually unknown in the majority of Thailand’s abattoirs, say campaigners, with millions of pigs dying in painAll photographs by Jo-Anne McArthur/We AnimalsWarning: this article includes some graphic images that some readers may find distressingPhotos of shirtless worke...
13:26 2019-06-11

The Brutality and Delicacy of Samurai Armor: Superior Protection with a God-like Aesthetic The Samurai class was officially dissolved over 150 years ago. Nonetheless, the warriors’ elaborate armor is still recognized globally as an iconic emblem of Japanese military strength and virtue. The samurai were an elite group of strictly trained and well-armored soldiers – even the horses were ar...
20:39 2019-05-21

Our glorious past is what we remember. The brutality behind it we’ve forgotten | Gary Younge When we choose we can relive 1066, yet we have wilful amnesia about the shameful events of our recent historyImmediately after the second world war, German people were required to watch documentaries about the horrors of the concentration camps before they could get their ration cards. But the fact ...
15:13 2019-05-31

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare reveal: Old name, new campaign, new brutality A familiar face, but Captain John Price returns to Call of Duty in an entirely new timeline and plot. [credit: Infinity Ward / Activision ] WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.—The rumors are all true. Th...
22:00 2019-05-30

Julián Castro Wants to Stop Police Brutality by Getting Rid of Qualified Immunity “Qualified immunity” refers to one of the most powerful federal laws that protects police officers from personal liability in cases of deadly force. But if Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro has his way, the doctrine will be scrapped if he becomes president....
01:00 2019-06-19

Italy probes police brutality of journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage has shown Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
04:39 2019-05-25

Italy probes police brutality against journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage shows Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
11:26 2019-05-25

Hong Kong lawmakers raise complaints over police brutality Hong Kong lawmakers grill security secretary over allegations of police brutality during protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended...
09:00 2019-06-19

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. The photo is a gleeful post from Dana White, the p...
02:00 2019-06-22

Trevor Noah on police brutality video: 'What happened to protect and serve?' Late-night comics focused on the latest Trump controversy and highlighted a viral video of cops threatening a black family in PhoenixLate-night hosts made light of Trump’s re-election campaign efforts, his interview with George Stephanopoulos, and his recent polls. Trevor Noah, however, chose to foc...
22:26 2019-06-18

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II images and specs surface Convincing images of the Canon PowerShot G7 X III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have leaked, along with lists of specs for both cameras.While neither model has been officially announced by Canon, the images, first seen on Japanese camera-leaking site Nokishita, are either leaked press shots or v...
14:13 2019-07-02

Displaced by DR Congo violence, survivors’ testimonies highlight brutality of armed militia Two months since hundreds of thousands of people fled violence in north-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN humanitarians warned on Friday that armed militia continue to make their safe return impossible. ...
20:13 2019-08-16

Back stiffness limiting Tiger; 'best to be smart' Tiger Woods spent most of the back nine of his pro-am round Wednesday just chipping and putting as he experienced stiffness and soreness during his early-morning warm-up....
20:26 2019-08-07

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about putting working people first,” de Blasio said at a...
21:52 2019-05-28

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a...
23:26 2019-07-02

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw attention to the act; she did it then and there simply because babies gotta eat, too. However, Twitch ended up deleting a clip of the moment, and the ...
23:00 2019-08-01

Canon EOS M5 Mark II rumored to launch alongside the EOS M6 Mark II Rumors of the arrival of two new APS-C mirrorless cameras from Canon began back in October 2018, but there hasn’t been much noise about the EOS M5 Mark II and the EOS M6 Mark II... until now.The rumor mill has picked up whispers of Canon announcing updated models of the aging EOS M5 flagship ...
05:00 2019-07-25

Anti-abortion arguments limiting veterans’ access to IVF COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal program to help injured veterans and their spouses conceive children through in vitro fertilization is being hobbled by anti-abortion forces that oppose how the process can lead to embryos being destroyed. Since 2012, Democrats in Congress have repeatedly championed legisl...
02:13 2019-07-09

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
22:00 2019-07-16

Facebook begins limiting Messenger forwarding in Myanmar Facebook says that in Myanmar, it's begun to impose limits on Messenger message forwarding in an attempt to curb content that violates its policies.Read More...
04:52 2019-06-21

ATP roundup: Zverev cruises to Geneva quarterfinals Top-seeded German Alexander Zverev breezed through his first match at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Tuesday, downing Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 6-2, 6-1 in just 66 minutes to reach the quarterfinals....
03:26 2019-05-22

ATP roundup: Wawrinka among top seeds upset in Geneva Two-time winner and local favorite Stan Wawrinka was ousted in the Round of 16 at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Wednesday, as Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur rallied past him 3-6, 6-3, 6-4....
06:39 2019-05-23

Mets’ Robinson Cano dealt injury blow amidst huge day Just as Robinson Cano was heating up, the Mets second baseman exited Sunday’s game against the Pirates with a left hamstring strain. Cano pulled up lame halfway between first and second base in the fourth inning on what would have likely become his third double of the afternoon. Instead he couldn’t ...
00:00 2019-08-05

Amidst furor over face recognition, Veritone promotes software’s use in law enforcement The world is in an uproar about the use of facial recognition software by police to identify suspects. But five-year-old software vendor Veritone believes the software can be used for good, to "change the job of law enforcement." Police in the city of Anaheim, Calif., have been impressed with the re...
18:52 2019-05-29

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending behavior is unconfirmed, The Hollywood Reporter report...
18:39 2019-05-21

Assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional ‘coup’ attempt, condemned by UN chief The assassination of the chief of staff of the Ethiopian army and killing of a regional governor in what the Government has described as a regional coup attempt, has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. ...
21:52 2019-06-23

CDC says eight in ten US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules More than 80% of adults strongly favor or somewhat agreed that tobacco companies should be forced to lower the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, according to a CDC study....
19:26 2019-07-11

Limiting parts "sensible solution" to major F1 2021 schedule change Giving teams a set amount of homologated parts to use at a grand prix has been tipped as a "sensible solution" to Formula 1's proposed major 2021 schedule change...
15:26 2019-06-13

Top-seeded Zverev advances to Geneva Open semifinals Top-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced to the Geneva Open semifinals beating Hugo Dellien 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday        ...
23:39 2019-05-23

Top-seeded Zverev advances, Dimitrov out at Geneva Open Top-seeded Alexander Zverev eased to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Ernests Gulbis in the Geneva Open second round on Tuesday        ...
22:52 2019-05-21

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported late on Saturday....
19:00 2019-07-21

Limiting climate change would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths in U.S. Deadly summer heat will get worse as the globe warms, so putting the brakes on climate change by reducing carbon emissions will literally be a lifesaver for thousands of Americans, a new study suggests.        ...
23:39 2019-06-05

Roger Federer rips WTA rule limiting how often Coco Gauff can play Roger Federer wants to see more players like teenage phenom Cori “Coco” Gauff on the court. In light of Gauff’s record-breaking Wimbledon — becoming the youngest player ever to qualify for the tournament and promptly beating Venus Williams on her way to the fourth round ̵...
21:52 2019-07-10

Google is limiting ad-blockers in Chrome, but Opera and Vivaldi won't follow suit Google is planning to revamp its extensions system in a way that will break several popular ad-blockers, but the developers of several other Chromium-based browsers (including Vivaldi, Opera and Brave) have announced that they won't be following its lead.According to ZDNet, all three companies ...
12:52 2019-06-10

Royal Enfield Adopts Dry Washing Technique In Chennai Amidst Ongoing Water Crisis The city of Chennai is reeling through a severe water crisis. Royal Enfield is doing its bit to save water by using dry washing techniques at its 20 service centres in Chennai....
14:26 2019-07-01

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
16:26 2019-05-21

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and cut its growth predictions. ...
02:39 2019-05-22

Top-seeded Zverev to face Jarry in Geneva Open final GENEVA (AP) — Alexander Zverev will seek his first title this season against 75th-ranked Nicolas Jarry in the Geneva Open final on Saturday. Top-seeded Zverev was pushed hard in a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-3 win over Federico Delbonis of Argentina in the last four on Friday. The 22-year-old German let a 5-1 l...
21:52 2019-05-24

Zverev defeats Delbonis to reach Geneva Open final "Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final."...
00:39 2019-05-25

Wild-card entry Tipsarevic advances at Geneva Open Former top-10 player Janko Tipsarevic used his wild-card entry to beat Peter Gojowczyk of Germany 7-5, 7-5 in the Geneva Open first round        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Battling Zverev books Geneva Open final with Jarry Alexander Zverev continued his preparations for the French Open by sealing a hard-fought 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 victory on Friday over Argentine Federico Delbonis to reach the Geneva Open final....
23:13 2019-05-24

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Miles Below Amazon Rainforest in Peru, Limiting Casualties An 8.0 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Peru on Sunday, killing at least one man and causing several injuries, the Associated Press reports.Read more......
21:39 2019-05-27

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
16:39 2019-05-30

‘Greater urgency’ needed in fight against HIV/AIDS, warns UN agency, amidst $1 billion investment cuts The UN programme leading the global effort to end AIDS is calling for greater urgency and more funding in the fight against the disease, with data showing that the pace of progress in reducing new HIV infections is slowing, and some countries experiencing a rising number of cases....
20:13 2019-07-16

Zverev saves 2 match points, beats Jarry to win Geneva title GENEVA (AP) — Alexander Zverev saved two match points after waiting out two long rain delays to win his first title this season, beating Nicolas Jarry 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (8) in the Geneva Open final on Saturday. Fifth-ranked Zverev clinched when Jarry sent a forehand long after more than 2 ½ hours on cou...
22:26 2019-05-25

U.S., Russia to discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday: officials Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday....
23:13 2019-07-15

Ricky Gervais calls out liberal activists for 'milkshaking' trend, limiting free speech Controversial comedian Ricky Gervais took a shot at the recent trend of left-leaning activists throwing milkshakes at conservative politicians, pundits and protesters. ...
15:26 2019-07-01

Zverev outlasts Jarry in thrilling final to clinch Geneva Open title "Germany\u0027s Alexander Zverev did his French Open preparations a world of good by beating Chile\u0027s Nicolas Jarry 6-3 3-6 7-6(8) in a gruelling, rain-hit final at the Geneva Open on Sunday."...
00:26 2019-05-26

Trump Lifts Metal Tariffs and Delays Auto Levies, Limiting Global Trade Fight President Trump said he would remove metal tariffs on Canada and Mexico and delay auto tariffs, stepping back from opening another front in a global trade war....
17:39 2019-05-21

Bride walks down aisle and dances with son who has 'life-limiting' heart defect: 'Literally everyone started crying' Maxine Connelly didn’t know if her son would live long enough to ever see her get married, which made it extra special when the 8-year-old walked her down the aisle at her wedding....
22:13 2019-07-10

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
17:13 2019-06-28

Tennis: Zverev outlasts Jarry in thrilling final to clinch Geneva Open title Germany's Alexander Zverev did his French Open preparations a world of good by beating Chile's Nicolas Jarry 6-3 3-6 7-6(8) in a grueling, rain-hit final at the Geneva Open on Sunday....
00:52 2019-05-26

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads President Trump has discussed his idea with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, and has indicated interest in a three-way accord with China to cap nuclear arsenals....
23:52 2019-07-15

Liverpool vs Lyon: Prediction, tickets, LIVE stream, TV, lineups, team news – 2019 Geneva pre-season preview Jurgen Klopp will be looking for a response from Liverpool as the Champions League winners take on Lyon having been thrashed by Napoli in their previous pre-season outing....
18:01 2019-07-31

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers Accord is not finalized, and President Trump might not accept it, but deal would overhaul asylum rules and send thousands of Mexican troops to border with Guatemala....
21:13 2019-06-06

Mets Extend Olive Branch To Fans By Limiting Their Ability To Watch The Mets The Mets are a revolving door of controversy and incompetence, as the most recent New York team to win a pennant(!) has spent the past month (or two, or three...) plagued by internal anger, poor play, and a tendency to kill off ex-players before they actually die. It must be no fun to be a Mets fan ...
07:13 2019-07-24

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence abates during truce, and disarmament conference’s...
02:13 2019-08-15

CBOE Hosts 4th Annual CBOE RMC Europe in Geneva, Switzerland -- September 28-30, 2015 CHICAGO, IL – May 5, 2015 – The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) will host the 4th Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Europe, from September 28 through September 30, 2015, at the InterContinental Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland....
03:39 2019-05-22

Big happy men smile amidst big happy flowers Summer can be a brutal season. The humidity is often uncomfortably heavy and relentless; intense thunderstorms and the hot, blinding sun make weeks on end unbearable. But it’s not all bad: Summer is also the season when the world comes most fully to life, the nourishment of rain and sun causing fiel...
08:39 2019-08-10

Tackling 5G's security challenges 5G has tremendous potential to transform our lives, with the promise of enabling a truly connected world where smart cities, autonomous cars and smart factories are not just an aspirational concept but a reality. According to recent research from Ericsson, 5G will reach 40% population coverage and 1...
16:39 2019-07-23

A New Set Of Pre-Cataclysm Challenges Is Live In Anthem Over the weekend, BioWare’s loot shooter Anthem received a new set of Challenges called “The Oncoming Storm.” They appear to be a precursor to the game’s upcoming Cataclysm event, which will introduce a new limited-time mode, but players have already run into some difficulty trying to complete the C...
20:39 2019-07-22

Israel Election Do-Over Holds New Challenges for Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid in September, the latest polls show, as he struggles to build a strong right-wing coalition that could be further challenged by the return of an old rival, former leader Ehud Barak....
15:39 2019-07-05

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010, Many Challenges Persist: UN HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 per cent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as......
13:52 2019-07-16

MediaTek challenges Qualcomm with premium 5G chip MediaTek has announced a 5G processor at Computex in Taiwan that it hopes will allow it to challenge Qualcomm’s supremacy in the premium smartphone market.The new 7nm System-on-a-Chip (SoC) is based on Arm’s Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU designs and includes MediaTek’s own 5G ...
20:26 2019-05-29

The security challenges faced by open banking Open Banking was brought in by the Competition and Markets Authority in order to address how banks dealt with consumer financial information. It was born alongside a new regulation - the second ‘Payment Services Directive' (PSD2) - which came into force on the 13th of January, 2018. This...
12:13 2019-05-30

Puffins fill up nesting islands despite challenges The National Audubon Society says Atlantic puffins are well on their way to setting a record. They're having most successful mating seasons in years.        ...
18:39 2019-08-06

The challenges facing the Fed, including President Trump President Donald Trump may get his wish for a rate cut. But if the Federal Reserve slashes its funds rate later this year, it won't necessarily be the political gift he wants....
18:13 2019-06-19

NBA announces new replay, coach's challenges leaders The NBA is promoting referee Jason Phillips to lead its replay center as Replay Center Operations Principal. Joe Borgia, the current leader of the replay center, will move into a different role where he will oversee the implementation of coach's challenges....
20:39 2019-07-12

Jon Stewart Challenges McConnell On 9/11 Fund: ‘Meet With Them’ New York (CNN Business) — Jon Stewart had plenty to say to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday night. Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” popped up on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” to respond to a statement McConnell made to Fox News. McCo...
16:39 2019-06-18

A new era brings new challenges to automaker-supplier relations As vehicle technology grows more complex, the electrical and electronics purchasing area is becoming a new sore spot in supplier and automaker relations....
07:13 2019-06-17

NBA Set To Add Coach's Challenges To Review System Next Season According to a memo reportedly sent Friday morning, the NBA will be experimenting with adding a coach’s challenge to its current replay review system. The trial will begin with summer league basketball next month, but the league “anticipates using the rule during the 2019-20 regular season as part o...
07:13 2019-06-29

Ariana Grande Opens Up About the Challenges of Touring: ''I Cry a Lot'' Ariana Grande isn't holding back anymore. The "NASA" songstress is opening up about her "wild" experience on her Sweetener tour (and life in general). While she......
05:52 2019-07-08

Von der Leyen outlines position on migration, other EU challenges The incoming head of the European Commission has said she will look for pragmatic solutions to the issue of migration. Ursula von der Leyen also spoke of plans for Italy's budget and her approach to Poland and Hungary....
07:13 2019-07-19

Hiring challenges have Toyota focused internally Companies can work around recruiting talent challenges by focusing on "scaling up talent" from their ranks, especially for hard-to-fill jobs, says Terri Von Lehmden, vice president of human resources at Toyota Motor North America....
07:00 2019-08-08

Far-right Vox challenges Spain's acceptance of LGBT rights Attacks by the far-right Vox party on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights are testing years of political consensus on the issue in Spain, which in 2005 became only the third country in the world to allow same-sex marriage....
17:13 2019-05-24

Challenges and pitfalls of baseball's draft A common cliche about baseball is that it's a game of failure because the best players only get hits 30% of the time        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law's requirement for filtering content had the potential for c......
11:13 2019-05-26

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. President Donald Trump has tried to push through to com...
23:26 2019-07-01

NHS creates AI Lab to tackle health care challenges The U.K.'s National Health Service announced the creation of an AI Lab to tackle some of the biggest challenges in health care with machine learning.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-09

NBA tells teams that coaches’ challenges are coming The NBA told teams on Friday that coaches may challenge one call per game next season, provided the measure gets expected approval from the board of governors. According to the memo, coaches will be allowed to challenge a called foul, an out-of-bounds violation, goaltending violation or basket inter...
18:39 2019-06-28

Rory Kinnear on Years And Years, the power of male pattern baldness, and fucking a pig The actor: Rory Kinnear has acting in his blood. His dad, the late Roy Kinnear, is best known to American audiences as Henry Salt (father of Veruca) in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, while his mom, Carmel Cryan, has been a familiar face on British television for more than 50 years. While f...
02:26 2019-06-28

Years and Years: Dystopian sci-fi that makes Black Mirror feel bubbly Years and Years is a miniseries that examines the near future of Britain as experienced by the Lyons family. [credit: HBO/BBC ] I don't know about you, but I'm not really a fan of the future...
12:00 2019-08-09

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
05:01 2019-07-18

HBO’s Quasi-Dystopian Years and Years Is the Future Liberals Fear The future ain’t what it used to be—and TV creators have noticed. Faced with the quadruple threat of right-wing populism, climate change, Putin and the increasingly dark realities of cyberspace, their visions of the world to come have begun to look less like The Jetsons and more like the...
22:39 2019-06-22

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. The Italdesign-Giugiaro body packed a hybrid 3.3-liter V6 mounted in the center and all-wheel drive....
15:13 2019-05-24

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting something in return: faster, bolder action on long-promi...
10:26 2019-05-24

Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech LONDON (AP) — As U.S. authorities prepare to investigate Silicon Valley’s digital giants, they’ll look for inspiration — and warnings — from Europe, where regulators have led global efforts to rein in Big Tech with only mixed results. The European Union’s executive commission has s...
13:52 2019-06-07

Proposal To Make Two-Wheelers Electric Has Challenges: Observers The proposal to make most two-wheelers electric by 2025 will need accelerated product development, across segments by two-wheeler manufacturers, but will also require localisation of the supply chain......
12:13 2019-05-27

US military families face challenges getting healthcare for kids American families with military health insurance may be more likely to experience difficulties with access to healthcare than civilian families with other types of medical benefits, a U.S. study suggests....
07:13 2019-08-06

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory....
13:00 2019-05-24

Gruden challenges Antonio Brown during Raiders offseason Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver after six straight 100-catch seasons in Pittsburgh        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
16:52 2019-06-19

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit will only be available if there is an "orderly transition"....
18:52 2019-07-01

Vodafone launches 5G in Germany, challenges D.Telekom on price Vodafone said on Tuesday it was launching 5G services in Germany, taking on Deutsche Telekom by offering cheaper deals and reaching more cities than the market leader that went live last week....
19:00 2019-07-16

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January....
15:26 2019-08-16

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
19:00 2019-05-24

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
15:26 2019-06-07

Harris challenges Biden in breakout U.S. debate performance Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
09:01 2019-06-28

Sports Direct challenges Debenhams restructure plan Retail mogul and Debenhams shareholder Mike Ashley has challenged the high street chain's plans to restructure the business following its rescue from administration in April....
18:00 2019-06-11

Nigeria's Buhari starts a second term packed with challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
15:26 2019-05-29

Formula 1's underdogs struggle with the technical challenges of the sport As Renault approached the French Grand Prix, a lot was at stake. The race was on the team's home turf, at a make-or-break point in the season. Nobody was panicking, yet. Despite having won twice in 2018 with Red Bull, new driver Daniel Ricciardo knew......
20:13 2019-08-14

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
21:52 2019-05-31

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
21:52 2019-05-31

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
03:39 2019-06-12

It’s World Cup knockout time: The challenges facing USWNT The World Cup has dispensed with the formalities, and now can move on to its riveting climax … in the quarterfinals? The draw for the knockout stages of women’s soccer’s marquee tournament has presented a fascinating, even cruel, twist: a final-worthy showdown between the co-favorites, the defending...
17:52 2019-06-23

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark. Arizona Public Service has been an early adopter of battery storage technology se...
20:39 2019-06-23

My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles Jane Couch on the night she proved she could compete at the top level The post My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles appeared first on Boxing News....
00:52 2019-06-13

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
20:13 2019-08-14

Golf: Rose fights off challenges to stay top at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose had enough of them to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
01:26 2019-06-15

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes. Judging by a recent UNESCO report, it’s not a moment too soon. In the report...
08:52 2019-06-05

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
04:26 2019-06-05

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parliament on July 5....
16:39 2019-06-14

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red Planet. During his presentation at the 2019 Humans...
14:52 2019-06-03

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Some Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide authority to impose trade sanctions....
15:26 2019-06-14

New Puerto Rico governor finally overcoming challenges Puerto Rico’s new governor appears to be finally overcoming challenges to her authority following weeks of political turmoil on the U.S. territory, with key members of the majority New Progressive Party expressing support...
21:00 2019-08-14

Chef League challenges you to improvise recipes like the pros Chef League is a game that teaches you about flavors. Made by a Harvard professor, it is a new kind of game that could be appealing to different audiences.Read More...
20:26 2019-05-31

Streaming Service Challenges Broadcasters with Free TV Feeds A streaming service that offers free broadcast TV to cord-cutters is winning support from some big media players, five years after a similar venture was quashed in court....
15:52 2019-07-01

"Opportunities In Challenges": Top Quotes Of PM Modi's Varanasi Address Prime Minister Narendra Modi today slammed the "professional pessimists" for their criticism of the government's vision to make India a $5 trillion economy, saying that people should stay away from......
10:52 2019-07-06

Future Security Challenges Could Be "Grave": Ajit Doval Stressing on the need to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of security forces, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday said these measures were essential as future......
15:00 2019-05-22

Huami’s $188 Amazfit Verge 2 challenges Apple Watch with 4G and ECG Xiaomi-backed smartwatch maker Huami has a new challenger to the Apple Watch, including several very compelling features at under half Apple's price.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Chelsea challenges FIFA transfer ban at sports court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chelsea has filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a one-year transfer ban imposed by FIFA for breaking youth transfer rules. The court has confirmed the expected appeal, adding it is “not possible to say at this time” when a verdict ...
12:26 2019-06-07

Jaguar Woes Add To Challenges For India's Most Indebted Empire Although Jaguar posted a net income of 119 million pounds ($151 million) this week, debt at owner Tata Motors Ltd. has grown to almost $14 billion, as it struggles to tide over a demand slump in......
14:13 2019-05-22

The real science behind Years and Years’ vision of the near future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
20:00 2019-06-04

'Years and Years' charts chaotic future through one family Writer Russell T Davies has seamlessly moved between science fiction ("Doctor Who," "Torchwood") and character-driven dramas ("Queer as Folk"), but he's found a doozy of a way to wed those genres in "Years and Years," a BBC series whose near-future dystopia should resonate, in select circles, on bot...
22:13 2019-06-27

Weborama Parent Challenges Amazon for Sizmek Ad-Server Business Ycor, a French startup behind data marketing service Weborama, said Friday that making a bid higher than the Amazon offer “is the best decision from an industry perspective.”...
16:26 2019-06-10

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over a long weekend — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
23:26 2019-05-24

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
17:00 2019-05-29

Zappos lead data scientist on the challenges of using semantic search At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Zappos lead data scientist Ameen Kazerouni talked about how his team successfully implemented semantic search.Read More...
08:26 2019-07-18

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several unsuccessful campaigns....
21:00 2019-05-24

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
21:26 2019-05-29

G7 finance chiefs agree to tackle digital tax challenges: summary G7 finance ministers agreed to address the tax challenges raised by the digital economy and push ahead with plans for a minimum corporate tax level, a draft of the chair's summary seen by Reuters said on Thursday....
18:52 2019-07-18

Once again, Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise — this time to the ‘bottle cap challenge’ "This could be Tom Cruise's head," the 'Sorry' singer said in a video posted to social media before completing what's known as the "bottle cap challenge."...
18:26 2019-07-08

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
21:39 2019-06-03

Justin Bieber inexplicably challenges Tom Cruise to a fight via Twitter When Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight on Twitter, people had thoughts of their own on Twitter.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Netflix's biggest challenges in the US and internationally are bubbling to the surface (NFLX) Netflix Netflix's weak second quarter sheds light on the biggest challenges that lie ahead for the streaming-TV giant. New competition in the US from services like Disney Plus could force Netflix to rethink its pricing strategy. Partnerships will be key to Netflix's sustained growth in the US and a...
01:26 2019-07-22

Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband's face attacked the constitutionality of the state's laws governing insanity defenses....
22:52 2019-06-13

U.S. property trust Vornado challenges Arcadia's restructuring plan Philip Green's fashion empire Arcadia Group on Tuesday said it received applications from legal entities of U.S.-based property group Vornado challenging two of its seven planned Company Voluntary Agreements (CVAs)....
11:13 2019-07-16

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
23:01 2019-06-02

Stephen Colbert challenges champion weeper Elisabeth Moss to a cry-off Trading her all-concealing crimson-and-white “work clothes” for a sunny canary dress, The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss nonetheless came to Friday’s Late Show ready to get down to business. Quizzed by Stephen Colbert about her career-long facility with onscreen waterworks, Moss sensed a challe...
12:26 2019-06-08

Father of the Year Honoree talks challenges to raising five kids TUCSON- One of the seven fathers being recognized by the Father’s Day Council Tucson is Stuart Mellan.  Mellan is the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. With his wife and five kids, he shared what fatherhood was like early on. “Wife and I were widowed when we...
08:39 2019-05-31

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several enormous challenges, experts say....
13:13 2019-08-06

World Cup Reporters Find Huge Audiences and Familiar Challenges The Women’s World Cup set records for television audiences worldwide, but the growth magnified challenges for reporters who started chronicling the sport before its big breakout....
18:00 2019-07-04

Exclusive: Banks face new challenges in Italian diamond scandal A long-running criminal probe into diamond sales by Italian banks has uncovered what prosecutors say is further evidence of corruption by officials at UniCredit, Italy’s largest lender, and smaller rival Banco BPM....
10:13 2019-06-17

'Apex Legends' will keep players busy with daily and weekly challenges Respawn has a straightforward way to keep its hordes of Apex Legends players coming back: it's borrowing a page from other battle royale shooters. The studio has teased Season 2 Battle Pass plans that will include daily and weekly challenges to spee......
01:52 2019-05-31

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

Amazon's top cardboard box makers face challenges from plastic mailers For the past few years, delivery boxes have been piling up on people's doorsteps and in apartment buildings across the U.S. Here's a look at the big cardboard box makers in the U.S....
17:00 2019-07-13

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2020....
18:13 2019-07-09

Elizabeth Warren challenges Biden on abortion, says Trump should be 'in handcuffs' Elizabeth Warren in an Indiana town hall Wednesday night challenged Joe Biden on abortion, saying the 2020 Democratic frontrunner is wrong to not support the repeal of the Hyde Amendment – which prevents federal funding for ending pregnancies....
14:26 2019-06-06

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before the legislative session ends in less than two weeks — as an Assembly source griped that members are being kept in the dark about the package’s future. La...
00:52 2019-06-07

Jets training camp: Comebacks, newcomers and challenges to watch for With the Jets reporting to training camp Wednesday, here’s a look at their biggest issues: Biggest comeback The Jets need Marcus Maye to return to the form he showed as a rookie and show he can stay on the field. Last year, ankle, thumb and shoulder injuries limited him to six games. The Jets back.....
13:01 2019-07-24

AI projects likely to face challenges, failures as bandwagon fills up, surveys say IDC finds that a bevy of companies want to become AI first even though they may not have a strategy or idea of what cultural goal is exactly. Here's a look at a few other AI landmines....
19:13 2019-07-08

U.S., Japanese military leaders address growing 'number of challenges' The Japanese minister of defense and the commander of U.S. Forces Japan met Wednesday at Yokoto Air Base to discuss bilateral cooperation and the complex security challenges in the region....
22:13 2019-06-20

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of privacy at all, because there is no privacy,” on Fa...
19:52 2019-06-02

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
21:13 2019-06-02

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
16:26 2019-05-26

Challenges facing networks broadcasting Yankees-Red Sox London battle How do you give a regular-season game a World Series feel when the stadium it’s being played in has never seen a baseball game? That is the challenge facing Fox on Saturday as it broadcasts the first of two games — ESPN has the second — at London Stadium between the Yankees and Red Sox.......
17:00 2019-06-28

Blue Origin challenges Pentagon’s plan on satellite launches Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Jeff Bezos, on Monday challenged a Pentagon program that would award just two companies contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars to fly national security satellites to space....
22:39 2019-08-12

In breakout debate performance, Harris challenges Biden on race Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
14:52 2019-06-28

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
16:39 2019-06-30

Target challenges Amazon Prime Day with its own 48-hour deal marathon Target is targeting Amazon's Prime Day with a 48-hour deal marathon of its own. Just like Prime Day, Target's "Deal Days" event will be held from July 15 to July 16 and feature a flurry of discounts and deals on thousands of products.But unlike Prime Day, which only paying Amazon Prime subscribers c...
18:39 2019-06-27

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy....
00:13 2019-05-24

Senator challenges Zuckerberg testimony as 'at best, incomplete' after Facebook audio report Sen. Gary Peters asked Facebook's CEO to respond to questions about the company's audio collection practices and cast doubt on his testimony....
15:26 2019-08-16

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical or mental faculties on the 2020 debate stage. ...
22:01 2019-07-16

People With Disabilities Face Challenges Campaigning for Office. This Group Wants to Change That When Alexandria Knox was preparing for her New Hampshire legislative race, she had some questions about how best to handle her blindness on the campaign trail. The National Council on Independent Living had the answers. One of the nation’s leading disability rights groups, the NCIL recently la...
08:13 2019-06-12

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
17:39 2019-05-26

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rules....
13:52 2019-05-31

Warren and Sanders face fierce challenges by moderates during tense debate Leading liberal contenders face challenges from more moderate candidates on first night of second debates in DetroitThe progressive Democratic presidential frontrunners Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren faced fierce challenges on Tuesday from moderate candidates who contended the party was lurchin...
18:52 2019-07-31

INX Case: Karti Chidambaram Challenges Notice To Vacate Delhi Home Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, on Thursday challenged before the adjudicating authority, PMLA, the Enforcement Directorate's notice to vacate his Jor Bagh residence in......
10:39 2019-08-01

RPT-FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
11:39 2019-05-27

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
02:26 2019-05-30

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
16:39 2019-05-29

Iraq war vet Chris Kelley challenges Ilhan Omar for seat in Congress A veteran Minneapolis cop and decorated US Army vet will run as an independent to challenge Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar — and said Friday that her comments about 9/11 prompted his decision. “It was very dismissive and disrespectful,” he told Fox News. “September 11 was a terrible loss of life, not ju...
18:39 2019-08-02

Even in a ‘golden age’ for gaming, video game trade group’s new CEO faces challenges The video game industry is booming like never before ahead of the annual E3 conference, but regulators are casting a close eye on the burgeoning sector....
17:00 2019-06-06

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
12:00 2019-05-29

UPDATE 2-Canada approves expansion of crude oil pipeline, says legal challenges likely Canada as expected on Tuesday approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
00:00 2019-06-19

Fortnite Find Jonesy Behind a Fence Location for Downtown Drop Challenges Fortnite Downtown Drop Challenges went live this week, giving players loads of cool new things to do in Creative mode. Here's how you complete the Find Jonesy Behind a Fence Challenge!...
16:13 2019-05-23

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

US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges. The post US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

This Super Mario battle royale game challenges you to outrun 74 other Marios After PUBG introduced the world to the concept of ‘battle royale’ games, a number of games in the genre starting cropping up overnight including Fortnite, Apex Legends and Tetris 99. Now, there’s a new battle royale game in the house that tests your Super Mario Bros. skills, app...
00:52 2019-06-19

India Cuts Lending Rate as Modi Faces Economic Challenges India’s central bank cut its key lending rate to 5.75% as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office trying to boost a slowing economy....
17:13 2019-06-06

UPDATE 3-Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
21:39 2019-06-03

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
00:13 2019-05-23

Quarterback transfers are surging and creating challenges for college football coaches The rise in quarterback transfers has left head coaches scrambling to fill depth charts and locate what is increasingly rare: the developed backup.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Read Mueller opening statement: Russian interference among 'most serious' challenges to democracy Mueller is expected to testify on Capitol Hill for hours about his investigation into Russian interference, possible coordination by members of President Donald Trump's campaign, and possible obstruction of justice by Trump himself....
15:13 2019-07-24

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
05:52 2019-06-19

Omar Abdullah's Party Challenges Government's J&K Move In Supreme Court Omar Abdullah's National Conference has appealed in the Supreme Court against the government's move to scrap Jammu and Kashmir's special status and divide the state into two union territories. In its......
13:39 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-U.S. property trust Vornado challenges Arcadia's restructuring plan Philip Green's fashion empire Arcadia Group said on Tuesday it received applications from legal entities of U.S.-based property group Vornado challenging two of its seven planned Company Voluntary Agreements (CVAs)....
11:13 2019-07-16

Brazilian e-commerce firm B2W tests drones to tackle logistics challenges Brazilian retailer B2W Companhia Digital SA is testing the use of drones to transport products from its distribution centers and hubs to its stores, in a push to gain efficiency and tackle the country's complicated logistics and security issues....
05:13 2019-07-05

Costume designer Jennifer Rogien on the challenges of dressing Russian Doll Russian Doll is one of our favorite shows of the year, thanks in part to its twisty puzzle-box narrative, and a dynamite performance from Natasha Lyonne. We recently sat down with Russian Doll costume designer Jennifer Rogien to talk through her approach to costuming the show....
23:00 2019-06-10

HBO's 'Years and Years' Unlocks Sci-Fi's Ultimate Potential At its core, science fiction is a tool for building thought experiment machines. That's the game Russell T Davies' new show is playing so beautifully....
16:13 2019-07-11

Boeing CEO says global pilot shortage is 'one of the biggest challenges' facing the airline industry Demand for air travel is growing so rapidly that 800,000 new pilots are expected to be needed over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's latest forecast....
17:39 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
14:39 2019-05-29

Trump, RNC file legal challenges to Calif. law seeking release of the president’s tax returns The measure, signed late last month by Gov. Gavin Newsom, requires presidential and gubernatorial candidates to disclose tax returns to qualify for the primary ballot....
07:39 2019-08-07

Pose Cast on New Season 2 Challenges, the Show's Continued Importance and Emmy Buzz Pose isn't just a groundbreaking TV show, it's also a good TV show. FX's period drama following the lives of several LGBTQ characters returns for a second season and the......
20:52 2019-06-11

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino challenges Jan Vertonghen to win back his place in the team Mauricio Pochettino says Jan Vertonghen will have to 'work hard' to win back his place in the Tottenham team after missing the 3-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday ....
23:26 2019-08-10

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row between Seoul and Tokyo to the cost of U.S. troops stationed in South Korea....
10:26 2019-08-09

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive Autonomous driving companies need to make sure the technology works and that business models can actually make money, according to World Economic Forum's Michelle Avary....
10:01 2019-07-01

Despite ‘considerable progress,’ Somalia needs help tackling political, economic and rights challenges, says UN expert Although Somalia has made “considerable progress” in its political, economic, social and human rights situation over the past six years, “there is much more to do,” a United Nations expert said on Thursday, urging the international community to assist....
17:52 2019-07-31

Eoin Morgan challenges England to approach New Zealand final with the same joy that saw them thrash Australia England captain Eoin Morgan says his players "loved every ball" of their sensational World Cup semi-final win over Australia, and called on them to embrace Sunday's final in similar fashion....
04:52 2019-07-12

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
11:39 2019-06-13

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
14:39 2019-05-21

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
23:26 2019-06-11

Jaya Prada Challenges Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan's Election From Rampur Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaya Prada on Friday filed a petition before the Allahabad High Court, challenging the election of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan from the Rampur parliamentary......
18:52 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
05:52 2019-06-19

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
16:00 2019-06-14

Fortnite Fortbyte Singularity Skin Leaked: Utopia Challenges Reward for Season 9 Revealed Fortnite 9.30 Update has been released along with lots of leaked details. One of those includes the new Fortbyte Singularity Skin, a reward for the Utopia Challenges....
15:00 2019-06-18

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
03:26 2019-06-15

Senate cannabis hearing shows challenges to rewriting pot laws despite growing support in Congress A much-hyped congressional hearing on easing cannabis banking restrictions served as a reminder Tuesday that reforming pot laws remains an uphill battle in Congress despite growing bipartisan support among lawmakers....
19:52 2019-07-23

Hannity challenges Biden, says Trump too busy 'cleaning up your mess' to hold pushup contest That was the response from Fox News' Sean Hannity after former Vice President Joe Biden said he'd challenge President Trump to a push up contest if the New York Republican lodged personal attacks against him in a debate....
04:52 2019-07-17

Galaxy Tab S6 challenges iPad Pro, Jaybird Vista, Pixel 4 features, new Chromebooks (MobileTechRoundup show #476) In advance of the Galaxy Note 10 announcement, Samsung revealed the very capable Tab S6 while Google keeps showing more features of the upcoming Pixel 4 smartphones....
03:13 2019-08-05

Fortnite 14 Days of Summer Challenges and Rewards Leaked: Full challenge list revealed Because noting is scared, dataminers have already unearthed the upcoming 14 Days of Fortnite summer challenges - a set of new tasks that will invariably cost you two weeks of your life....
15:00 2019-06-18

Fortnite Horde Rush Challenges, Rewards and leaked Fiend Wrap coming in 9.21 Update The Fortnite 9.21 Update just dropped and the Horde Rush LTM should be coming to the game very soon. Here's a look at the new Challenges and Rewards also on offer....
12:13 2019-06-12

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” To cheer women up, after the confirmation of a “Supreme Court justice with resting beer face” and “the election of a president who t...
15:52 2019-06-10

Red Sox manager Alex Cora challenges front office to make moves before trade deadline Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora challenged president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski and the team's front office to make moves before the July 31 trade deadline....
16:52 2019-07-23

Fortnite Week 7 Challenges Countdown: New Season 9 Battle Pass tasks ahead of Summer Event Fortnite Challenges for Week 7 in Season 9 are set to release this week. Here's everything you need to know ahead of another big Summer challenges event....
19:52 2019-06-19

U.K. Faces ‘Consumer Panic,’ ‘Law and Order Challenges’ From No-Deal Brexit, Leaked Government Document Warns The U.K. faces “consumer panic”, “food shortages” and “gaps” in security if it leaves the E.U. without a deal in place on its future relationship with the bloc, a leaked government document states. The U.K.’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, has pledged to...
00:00 2019-08-03

Mariah Carey sees, annihilates the premise of your viral Twitter challenges with bottle cap-blasting scream Mariah Carey is one of the few celebrities who understands how to use Twitter. The majority of her timeline is made up of self-promotion peppered with corny jokes. Sometimes she posts some photos of herself or responds to fans tagging her on tweets about the importance her music has had on their liv...
18:26 2019-07-08

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rare joint press conference, claiming Democrats have given them a "free pass" for their "vile" language and challenging colleagues to rebuke them. ...
15:26 2019-07-16

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations....
14:39 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medical products worldwide; drought in Somalia; and up...
15:39 2019-05-21

Fill teacher training gaps to tackle trauma, psychosocial challenges, urges UN cultural agency on World Refugee Day On World Refugee Day, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is calling for more support to fill the gaps in training for teachers on trauma and psychosocial assistance for migrant and refugee students....
22:52 2019-06-20

MLB roundup: Yankees hit HR mark, down O's Mike Ford hit a tiebreaking homer in the top of the eighth, and Mike Tauchman added a two-run shot later in the inning as the New York Yankees set a major league mark for road home runs en route to a 9-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night....
12:26 2019-08-06

Allies mark 75th anniversary of D-Day D-Day marked the ultimate collaboration between wartime allies, but 75 years on, those bonds are fraying. Macron called for those ties to continue as countries observed the somber occasion....
15:52 2019-06-06

Mark Cuban can’t contain joy over Lakers dysfunction Mark Cuban’s only response to Lakers dysfunction is to smile. “The more screwed up they are, the happier I am,” Cuban, the Mavericks owner, told ESPN. “But I feel that way about every other franchise not in Dallas. We all go through it. Every franchise goes through cycles, an...
21:39 2019-06-06

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship Actor says Royal Shakespeare Company deal helps oil firm ‘obscure reality of its activities’With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the RSC | Mark RylanceOne of the UK’s most respected actors is to resign from the Royal Shakespeare Company as a backlash against big oil’s financing of the arts gathers ...
22:13 2019-06-21

Yanks mash 5 more HRs vs. O's, break MLB mark The Yankees continued their season-long pummeling of Orioles pitching on Wednesday, hitting five home runs to up their season total against the O's to 52 and break the record for home runs against an opponent in one season....
11:00 2019-08-08

Rupee Drops To 69.73 Mark Against Dollar The rupee was last seen trading at 69.68 against the dollar, down 17 paise or 0.24 per cent compared to the previous close.Till Monday, the rupee had appreciated 0.73 per cent against the dollar so......
16:52 2019-05-28

Leaders Mark 75th Anniversary of D-Day President Trump and Emmanuel Macron of France commemorated the 1944 allied invasion of Normandy, at a time when nationalism is testing the trans-Atlantic alliance....
20:26 2019-06-06

Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II announced Canon's PowerShot G5 X found a lot of love among enthusiasts wanting a DSLR-like shooting experience inside a far more compact form, but the company has now updated the model with a second-generation follow-up – and it's a fair bit different. We've already spent some time with...
04:26 2019-07-09

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
05:39 2019-06-06

An Open that will make its mark beyond the game and the course After a 68-year wait Royal Portrush has the potential to prove one of the major’s more exciting backdropsCounterintuitive though it may seem the Open Championship, in its 148th staging and with a history stretching back to 1860 in Prestwick, has entered uncharted territory. Never before has this tou...
22:52 2019-07-17

Dow Jones crosses 27,000 mark for first time ever The Dow Jones industrial average briefly crossed the 27,000 mark for the first time ever, boosted by bets that the Federal Reserve is poised to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade. The blue-chip index soared 147.66 points moments after Thursday’s open to hit 27,007.86 — blowing past an...
16:26 2019-07-11

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
00:26 2019-06-05

Overwatch Baptiste Event Challenges, Rewards: How to get Battle Medic Baptiste Skin? Overwatch has just launched a new event for Baptiste. Here's how to earn the Overwatch character's new Battle Medic Epic Skin, plus a whole lot more icons and sprays....
15:13 2019-06-19

Pokemon Go Fest Dortmund Field Research: Map, Global Challenges, Reward Pokemon detailed Niantic is hosting the European leg of the Pokemon Go Fest today over in Germany, and the worldwide player base of the game gets to benefit as a result. Here' what you need to know....
14:52 2019-07-04

Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump 'far-right poster boy' and challenges US president to meet him Sadiq Khan has called Donald Trump the "poster boy for the far-right movement around the world" before calling on the US president to meet him in the latest round of their public dispute....
01:26 2019-06-05

Brie Bella & Nikki Bella ''Can't Wait'' to Share Their ''Triumphs & Challenges'' in Total Bellas Season 5! Grab a glass of Belle Radici wine...because Total Bellas is returning for season 5! Today E! announced that the Brie Bella and Nikki Bella-helmed docu-series will have an additional......
20:26 2019-06-21

Reds rookie Aquino sets MLB mark with HR No. 8 Reds rookie Aristides Aquino became the first player in MLB history to hit eight home runs in his first 12 games with a homer in a loss to the Nationals....
09:26 2019-08-13

Death Mark Reminds Us That We Can Never Vanquish Our Ghosts There was a time I was obsessed with American urban legends, especially the horror-themed ones. Learning more about their roots and origins, and how a story evolves over time to fit the social mores of its time was fascinating, if terrifying. Death Mark is kind of like a mix track of creepy Japanese...
20:26 2019-06-22

Dow Jones briefly crosses 27,000 mark for the first time ever The Dow Jones Industrial Average broke records on Thursday morning by surging past 27,000 for the first time ever, rising 132 points during morning trading....
23:13 2019-07-11

Mark Esper sworn in as new U.S. secretary of defence Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation by a vote of 90-8 and was sworn in at the White House by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito....
01:39 2019-07-24

Trump to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day at Normandy President Donald Trump is joining other world leaders Thursday on the beaches of Normandy, France, paying tribute to the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion...
07:26 2019-06-06

Mark Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
01:39 2019-07-24

What Do You Get When You Cross Mark Morris With Samuel Beckett? The choreographer, whose playfulness is serious, will stage three pieces by Beckett, who wears his seriousness lightly, at a festival in Northern Ireland....
02:52 2019-07-06

New Bentley EXP 100 GT to mark brand's 100th birthday News 1 Jul, 2019 The new Bentley EXP 100 GT has been teased ahead of its official reveal on 10 July, the date of the British brand's 100th anniversary...
11:52 2019-07-01

Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ will remain online Facebook said they will not take down a video of Mark Zuckerberg created using artificial intelligence, called a ‘deepfake.’ The company recently faced backlash for refusing to remove altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
03:13 2019-06-13

Mark Levin: 'Have you ever seen a dumber media in your life?' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on the media Thursday while addressing the outrage over President Trump's comments Wednesday that he would listen to information from a foreign government on a political rival....
06:26 2019-06-14

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The annual protests — also being held in Iraq, Lebanon and elsewhere — are...
08:52 2019-05-31

Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler at 70 Mark Knopfler's unique guitar playing made Dire Straits world famous. But he never enjoyed life in the spotlight. As the musician who marked rock history turns 70, here's a look back at the anti-star's career....
14:39 2019-08-11

AI achieves its best ever mark on a set of English exam questions The English language is difficult for machines to master, but one artificial intelligence is now top of its class after passing reading exams with the best mark for AI yet...
15:39 2019-05-21

Bichette sets MLB mark with double in 9th straight Blue Jays rookie Bo Bichette became the first player in the modern era (since 1900) to double in nine straight games -- and he broke the record in the 11th game of his career....
11:13 2019-08-09

Sensex Tops 40,000 Mark For First Time Ever: 10 Things To Know The S&P BSE Sensex crossed the 40,000 mark for the first time on Thursday as leads showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) securing a clear......
12:52 2019-05-23

Yanks mash 49th HR vs. O's to break MLB mark The Yankees continued their season-long pummeling of Orioles pitching Wednesday night when they hit their 49th home run against them, breaking the record for most homers against an opponent in one season....
03:00 2019-08-08

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the European elections. Why do we use a pencil to mark our choice on the ballot paper? Wouldn’t indelible in...
14:26 2019-05-28

Mark Sanford says he’s considering primary challenge against Trump In an interview on CNN, the former congressman and South Carolina governor said he’s exploring a bid because of the lack of debate over federal spending....
23:39 2019-07-16

Hyundai Venue Bookings Cross 20,000 Mark The Hyundai Venue traces its roots to the Carlino concept showcased at the Auto Expo in 2016. The production-spec version finds its design language inspired from the newer Hyundai models with the......
16:00 2019-05-28

Stricker goes low again for new Senior Open 36-hole mark SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Steve Stricker went low again Friday at the U.S. Senior Open, shooting a bogey-free round of 6-under 64 to grab the lead after the morning portion of the second round at Notre Dame. Stricker, who opened with a record 8-under 62 to share the first-round lead with defending cha...
22:39 2019-06-28

Trump protesters, supporters mark July 4 in DC Trump supporters and protesters took to the National Mall Thursday, where they had plenty to say about the president's plans to command the stage at the Lincoln Memorial against the backdrop of a show of military muscle. (July 4)        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays Aaron Judge and his teammates were joking about which one of them would hit the home run that gave the New York Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball....
21:26 2019-06-27

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
15:13 2019-05-21

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
16:26 2019-05-21

Mark Miles on how sports gambling will affect IndyCar, IMS IndyCar CEO doesn't anticipate a windfall but does see some crucial areas for the sports and series to benefit       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Pentagon chief The Senate confirmed Mark Esper to be secretary of defense Tuesday, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
21:13 2019-07-23

Former SC Rep. Mark Sanford mulling primary challenge against Trump Former South Carolina congressman Mark Sanford is considering launching a bid for president just months after leaving office following President Trump’s urging Republican voters in the Palmetto State to reject his renomination....
19:13 2019-07-16

Greenpeace activist: 'Mark Field needs anger management' Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activismBruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the violent reaction of the Foreign Office minister Mark Field to her peaceful protest with fellow Greenpeace activists at the chancellor’s Mansion House speec...
19:52 2019-06-21

Racing lines: why Mark Blundell is back in the BTCC Mark Blundell takes a wide line in his Audi at Paddock Hill Bend… The 53-year-old motorsport legend already has 61 F1 caps and a Le Mans victory to his name, so why isn't he relaxing? Veteran of 61 Formula 1 grands prix, Le Mans 24 Hours victor, Indycar race winner in the most fearsome era… at 5...
15:13 2019-05-21

Mark Esper indicates he’ll be a defense secretary in the mold of Jim Mattis Defense secretary nominee Mark Esper told senators at his confirmation hearing that his views are very much in line with those of Jim Mattis, President Trump’s first defense secretary, who resigned in December over policy disagreements with the commander in chief....
20:39 2019-07-16

Rose ties Open mark at Pebble Beach with 65 Justin Rose leads the U.S. Open after his first-round 65 tied the Open scoring record at Pebble Beach on Thursday. The 2011 champion holds a one-shot lead entering Friday....
07:13 2019-06-14

England’s Mark Wood confident he will be fit for Cricket World Cup • Fast bowler left the field early on Saturday• Initial results of scan on left foot were positiveThe England fast bowler Mark Wood is confident he will be fit to take part in the Cricket World Cup after an anxious weekend. Wood pulled up sore after one ball of his fourth over during the warm-up mat...
22:52 2019-05-26

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Fine Doesn't Mark the End of Its Troubles Facebook survived its latest brush with US privacy regulators, at the cost of a record $5 billion fine and other restrictions imposed by the US FTC. But it's far from home free....
10:26 2019-07-25

Wikipedia co-founder blasts Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Even though the vast majority of Facebook’s 2.38 billion users are seemingly impervious or apathetic to many of the company’s many controversies, the social networking giant remains a popular target for scorn from the tech elite. Most recently, Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger blasted F...
10:00 2019-07-06

Prayers Mark The Dalai Lama's 84th Birthday Donning traditional dresses, hundreds of Tibetans on Saturday joined the 84th birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the main temple Tsuglakhang in Dharamshala....
10:52 2019-07-06

Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy explain on-air chemistry If only NBA executives felt as strongly about Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as the two feel about each other. The two are widely respected for the work they have done on the sidelines, but recent attempts to return there have proven fruitless. Both were considered for the Knicks’ coaching job last...
10:52 2019-05-31

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defense posts....
23:26 2019-06-22

We Must Remove Mark Jackson From NBA Broadcasts Post-Haste There is the constant travel and the dreary tape-eating research and the broader long-season ennui and the oppressive non-negotiable formalwear, and all of that is unpleasant. All the bleak hotel club sandwiches and the time away from family and periodically having to go to literally Phoenix and the...
00:00 2019-06-14

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford eyeing challenge to Trump in 2020 Former South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford, who lost his primary race last year after voicing criticism of President Donald Trump, says he is considering mounting a challenge to the President in 2020....
01:39 2019-07-17

The halfway mark: Cramer maps where the top S&P and Dow stocks are headed "When I look at the top five best performers in the Dow and the S&P, I see a good group of stocks, most of which have more room to run," Jim Cramer says....
01:52 2019-07-02

Rockets, parties, astronauts mark Apollo 11 anniversary across U.S. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time men walked on the moon -- will be celebrated with events, many in the places that helped make it happen, from Houston to Cape Canaveral, Fla....
10:39 2019-06-11

The haunting mark Gary Woodland stared down to win the US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The right man won the U.S. Open on Sunday. Gary Woodland was the best player in the field from the moment the 119th U.S. Open began Thursday at Pebble Beach. And fittingly, he was the last man standing in triumphant pose, arms and putter in the air on the 18th green,......
14:52 2019-06-17

Pogba says 'question mark' over United future remains "Paul Pogba has said there is still a \"question mark\" over his future following Manchester United\u0027s resounding 4-0 victory over Chelsea in their Premier League opener."...
09:52 2019-08-12

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,550 Mark Domestic stock markets started Thursday's session on a higher note, tracking gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex index rose as much as 217.76 points to 38,774.80 in early trade and the NSE Nifty......
06:39 2019-07-11

Mark Zuckerberg apparently tried to buy Panic, the creator of Playdate Buried in Edge Magazine's exclusive feature on Playdate, is an interesting revelation. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg once expressed interest in buying Panic, the developers behind the new handheld, hand-cranked console. Perhaps even more intriguing, Pa......
00:01 2019-05-25

Mark Ronson, a Party Boy No More, Tries on Melancholy After a Parade of Hits With seven Grammys, an Oscar and a host of megahits under his belt, the D.J.-turned-super-producer returns with “Late Night Feelings,” a more left-field divorce album....
19:13 2019-06-13

'The French Grand Prix could mark the beginning of the end for Formula 1' Opinion 7 Jul, 2019 The French Grand Prix will go down as one of the dullest races ever and has damaged the reputation of Formula 1, says Mike Rutherford...
17:39 2019-07-07

Mark Sanchez retires from NFL for high-profile ESPN job Quarterback Mark Sanchez is putting away his helmet and heading to ABC/ESPN to be a college football analyst, The Post has learned. Sources tell The Post the former Jets quarterback’s main job will be in ABC’s lead college football studio, where he will join Kevin Negandhi and Jon Vilma. Sanchez is ...
17:13 2019-07-23

Minnesota United sets scoring mark in 7-1 win over Cincy ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ike Opara, Hassani Dotson and Ethan Finlay scored their second goals of the season in the first half and Minnesota United coasted to a 7-1 victory over expansion FC Cincinnati on Saturday, the most goals in a game for the third-year club. Opara opened the scoring in the 19th m...
01:00 2019-06-30

Exactly What Happened Between Mark Harmon and Pauley Perrette on NCIS? Exactly what is going on between former NCIS costars Pauley Perrette and Mark Harmon? CBS isn't saying. At the 2019 Television Critics Association summer press tour, Kelly Kahl,......
20:00 2019-08-01

US Senate Confirms Mark Esper As New Defense Secretary The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Esper as the next secretary of defense, nearly seven months after the surprise resignation of Jim Mattis over policy differences with President Donald Trump....
19:13 2019-07-23

Renault Kwid Sales Cross The 3 Lakh Mark Renaut India has achieved a new milestone with its best-seller - the Kwid - crossing the three lakh sales mark. The entry-level hatchback was first launched in 2015 and was game-changing offering from......
10:26 2019-06-11

Shootings, stabbings mark bloody night in Big Apple The weekend got off to an especially bloody start with three people killed and more than a dozen others either shot or stabbed throughout the Big Apple, police said. In all, nine people were shot Friday in separate incidents in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx, including three men in Brownsville; t...
05:26 2019-06-09

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III is a 4K-shooting vloggers delight Canon's PowerShot G7 X Mark III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II models have been among the company's worst-kept secrets for some time, with leaked images and specs of both recently surfacing. But the wait is now officially over, as full specs, pricing and availability have been confirmed.The Po...
04:26 2019-07-09

Mark Mawston’s best photograph: Yoko Ono's electrifying power ‘She came on stage with a black silk bag over her head and walked straight into the mic stand. It didn’t ruin anything though. The crowd were in rapturesI took this shot of Yoko Ono 14 years ago, in 2005 at Patti Smith’s Meltdown, the London festival curated by a different musical icon each year. I’...
10:13 2019-08-08

Superlicence points from 2020 to mark a sea-change for W Series W Series founder Catherine Bond Muir admits there were times when she wondered whether she had wasted years of her life setting up the all-female single-seater championship, but not any more....
11:13 2019-07-18

Miriam Margolyes joins Mark Rylance's RSC boycott over BP Fellow actor backs stance on oil firm, and Greta Thunberg hails Rylance as role modelThe row over fossil fuel sponsorship of the arts continued to escalate as actor Miriam Margolyes joined Mark Rylance in his protest against BP’s sponsorship of the Royal Shakespeare Company.Rylance told the Guardian...
23:13 2019-06-27

Mark Cuban: Breaking up Big Tech would actually give them more power If Washington prohibited the sale of data as part of any antitrust actions, the tech companies would then be "forced to keep the data to themselves," says the billionaire tech entrepreneur....
17:13 2019-07-12

| Marawa's YouTube channel hits 19 000 subscriber mark Recently fired SuperSport presenter Robert Marawa's newly-formed YouTube channel Marawa.tv has passed the 19 000 subscriber mark in less than a week....
13:13 2019-07-09

Mark Meadows: Comey basically 'went through red stoplights' trying to 'get' Trump Former FBI Director James Comey tried very hard to get President Trump indicted in relation to the Russia investigation, according to Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
06:52 2019-07-09

Mark Levin: Stop blaming Trump for Iran "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin appeared on "Hannity" Thursday where he blasted Iran apologists in the media and defended National Security Advisor John Bolton....
11:00 2019-06-21

Mark Ronson: 'I got lost and was rescued by a drunk farmer' The musician, producer and DJ freaked out at his first Glastonbury. Now, he’s been tuning in to the festival’s chill vibe … and telling Miley Cyrus to get an early nightResplendent in (among other excellent outfits) a George Michael T-shirt, at this year’s festival Mark Ronson DJ’d on Friday night, ...
20:26 2019-07-01

I'm National Geographic Photographer Mark Thiessen, and This Is How I Work In their latest issue, National Geographic showed readers how smokejumpers fight wildfires in the Alaskan forest, with images by photographer Mark Thiessen. Firefighting photos is a specialty for Mark; he’s been doing it for 25 years, and shooting for NatGeo for 29. We talked to him about his first ...
18:13 2019-05-22

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
01:26 2019-06-06

Sensex Gains Over 100 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,600 Mark Domestic stock markets moved higher after initial nervousness on Tuesday, amid mild gains in Asian peers. The S&P BSE Sensex benchmark index moved in a range of 165.34 points, between 38,845.27 and......
06:26 2019-07-16

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future” thanks to stolen data. The doctored clip was uploaded to Instagram — which is owned by Facebook — in a bid to test the company’s moderation to...
17:39 2019-06-12

Hall of Fame trainer has his mark all over Hambletonian field Hall of Famer Jimmy Takter has trained plenty of equine stars, but apparently he also has trained some human ones. Marcus Melander, Per Engblom and Nancy Johansson, all former Takter assistants, have contenders that comprise nearly half of the 16-horse field in the eliminations for the $1 million Ha...
08:26 2019-08-03

‘It’s a Travesty’: Mark Zuckerberg Gets What He Wants in Hawaii Land Grab Līhuʻe, Kauai — On Tuesday, after years of struggle, a man Mark Zuckerberg supports secured a series of disputed properties that lie within the bounds of Zuckerberg’s vast estate in the northeast corner of the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Carlos Andrade, a retired Hawaiian studies professor, won the f...
21:52 2019-06-06

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His predecessor as acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, left the Pentagon Friday. Shanahan withdrew from c...
05:26 2019-06-22

Hyundai Venue Bookings Breach The 17,000 Units Mark The newly launched Hyundai Venues bookings have recently breached the 17,000 units mark in India. The new subcompact SUV, which was launched on May 21, had received around 15,000 pre-bookings before......
07:52 2019-05-27

Bautista crash allows Rea to close gap as Van der Mark wins Race 2 "Michael van der Mark won a thrilling Race 2 in Jerez as Alvaro Bautista crashed out to allow Jonathan Rea to narrowly close the gap on the World Superbike championship leader."...
18:13 2019-06-09

Deadly shooting shakes Lebanese city as Muslims mark Eid TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanon’s interior minister says a gunman was working alone when he went on a shooting spree that killed four security personnel in the northern city of Tripoli. Minister Raya El Hassan says the shooting by the man identified as a former member of the Islamic State grou...
14:52 2019-06-04

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

Jets bring in another CB in Mark Myers, waive S John Battle FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed cornerback Mark Myers and waived safety John Battle. Joe Douglas wasn’t kidding when he said during his introductory news conference that he would scour the waiver wire to add players. The new general manager made his second move in as ma...
23:39 2019-06-13

Apple's iPhone 7 slips below $200 mark in refurbished condition with 90-day warranty If you're feeling nostalgic about the era of compact iPhones with tactile biometric recognition technology, Apple can still hook you up with a 2016-released 4.7-inch model at the low, low price of $449 brand-new. That's... obviously not ideal, and the same goes for a certified refurbished iPhone 7 t...
16:13 2019-06-10

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, more celebs who have broken up and gotten back together Some celebrity relationships have had their challenges along the way. Here are star couples that split but found their way back to each other.        ...
17:00 2019-06-21

Report: Mark Halperin Continues to Have Access to His Twitter Account I’m saddened to report that disgraced Trump stenographer and serial sexual harasser Mark Halperin continues to have posting ability. And folks! It’s bad!...
08:26 2019-08-12

Sony's A7R Mark IV mirrorless camera packs a 61-megapixel sensor Sony has again put its rivals on the back foot with the launch of the A7R IV full-frame mirrorless camera. It packs a 61-megapixel back-side illuminated sensor with 15 stops of dynamic range, delivering the highest resolution yet for a full-frame ca......
17:00 2019-07-16

Disney has a 'major advantage' as the streaming war heats up, says RBC's Mark Mahaney Disney's back catalog gives it a leg up over incumbent competitors such as Netflix, which has to spend more to differentiate their service with original content, according to RBC Capital Market's Mark Mahaney....
20:00 2019-05-21

Mark Zuckerberg: We can't stop Russian election interference by ourselves, US government must help "As a private company we don't have the tools to make the Russian government stop," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the Aspen Ideas Conference on Wednesday....
18:39 2019-06-27

With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the Royal Shakespeare Company | Mark Rylance I’m leaving the RSC because of its sponsorship deal with the fossil-fuel giant. What would Shakespeare have made of this?• Mark Rylance is an actor, director and playwright• Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorshipAs a teenager, disenchanted with religion, I turned to Shakespeare for ethica...
22:13 2019-06-21

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

Mark Sanford, Once Targeted by Trump, Weighs Primary Challenge Against Him Mr. Sanford, the former congressman and governor from South Carolina who infamously lied about hiking the Appalachian Trail, is considering taking on the president....
22:26 2019-07-16

Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘new rules’ for the internet happen to benefit Facebook Facebook has recently outlined how it intends to clean up its content, making much of the fact that it has expunged 3.3 billion fake profiles in the last six months. After 18 months of mounting criticism, culminating in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s promise to break up so-called Big Tech – she is now a...
17:13 2019-07-10

Opinion: NASCAR point standings more important than you think at halfway mark Since NASCAR began awarding stage points in 2017, only one driver outside the 16-driver cutoff at the midway mark has made it into the playoffs.        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Mark Levin’s press-bashing book No. 1 — 3 days before its release It won’t be available until Tuesday, but conservative radio and TV host Mark Levin’s new book condemning the liberal media as an “army of bashers” is already Amazon’s top seller, knocking off shock jock Howard Stern’s biography....
18:52 2019-05-21

LAFC's Vela has goal, 2 assists to tie MLS mark in victory Carlos Vela had a goal and two assists to lead Los Angeles FC to a 4-2 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday night       ...
13:52 2019-08-12

NBN close to completion as network build passes the 10m premises mark Government-owned company says it is just 1.6m premises short of reaching its 2020 targetNBN Co is racing closer to the finish line of the network being built, announcing there are now 10m homes and businesses that can connect to the network, just 1.6m short of the 2020 target.The government-owned co...
23:39 2019-07-23

Mark Zuckerberg's Security Head Accused of Sexual Misconduct Zuckerberg's Head of security Liam Booth has been accused of sexually harassing other household staffers and making derogatory racist, sexist, homophobic and transphobic remarks about other staffers......
07:39 2019-06-01

Facebook's former security chief says Mark Zuckerberg has too much power and needs to step down as CEO (FB) Getty Alex Stamos, Facebook's former security chief, suggested Tuesday that Mark Zuckerberg should hire someone to replace him as the company's CEO, according to CNBC. The move would allow Zuckerberg to focus on what he likes best and signal a culture change at the company, Stamos said. Visit Busin...
22:26 2019-05-21

Delaware chief justice to retire, leaves mark on U.S. takeover law Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court Leo Strine will retire in the next few months, Governor John Carney announced on Monday, a leadership change in the court system that decides disputes for more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies....
01:13 2019-07-09

Facebook Settlement Requires Mark Zuckerberg to Certify Compliance Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is following federal officials’ orders for protecting consumer privacy under a settlement expected to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday....
01:39 2019-07-24

Mark Levin: Republicans should 'force' Robert Mueller to testify After special counsel Robert Mueller's brief statement on Wednesday concluding the investigation into Russian hacking and President Trump, 'Life, Liberty and Levin' host Mark Levin has argued that Mueller should be ordered to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee....
18:13 2019-05-31

In Tearful Ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics Mark One Month Since Bombings Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks that killed 258 people in Sri Lanka....
19:13 2019-05-21

Order Asking UP Teachers To Click Selfies To Mark Attendance Withdrawn An order asking government primary school teachers in Uttar Pradesh to follow a new attendance rule and click selfies to mark their daily attendance has been withdrawn, the government said today....
18:26 2019-07-23

Ex-hedgie Mark Nordlicht and associate found guilty of fraud An alleged Ponzi schemer — whose trial turned into a circus when he got caught on video trying to physically attack a federal prosecutor — was found guilty of three counts of fraud on Tuesday. Mark Nordlicht in May had lunged at Assistant US Attorney Lauren Elbert during a court break, and was tryin...
23:52 2019-07-09

Mark Ruffalo tweets out the weirdest behind-the-scenes Endgame photo yet The cast of Avengers: Endgame have been sharing tons of behind-the-scenes content since the film came out, demonstrating that hardly any of them followed the “no phones” rules Marvel apparently has on their super-secret, spoiler-free sets. Mark Ruffalo, a.k.a. “Loose Lips” Ruffalo, has been posting ...
01:39 2019-07-16

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Trump’s secretary of defense The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, in a bipartisan 90-8 vote. The confirmation ends a record-long seven months that the Pentagon went without a Senate-confirmed leader — amid escalating tensions with Venezuela and Iran. The post had been v...
19:26 2019-07-23

Mark Zuckerberg’s security chief accused of sexual harassment Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s personal security chief has been accused of sexual harassment and making racist and homophobic comments, according to a news report. Citing legal letters, Business Insider reports that the security chief has been accused by two former employees of Zuckerberg̵...
23:26 2019-05-31

Prodigy Cori Gauff, 15, ready to make her Wimbledon mark The hotly tipped American faces Venus Williams after qualifying without losing a setOn Monday at Wimbledon, a teenage hopeful will take centre stage against one of the greats of the game, dreaming of one day emulating their achievements. It is something that countless players have done in the past, ...
18:26 2019-06-30

Trump, other leaders mark D-Day's 75th anniversary in Normandy, France President Trump planned to join other world leaders in Europe on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, a monumental event that was largely responsible for shaping the outcome of World War II....
12:13 2019-06-06

Gold Surpasses Rs 38,000-Mark, Registers New Record High: 10 Points Gold rose for second straight day and rose above Rs 38,000-mark for the first time. Gold price jumped by Rs 550 on Thursday, news agency Press Trust of India reported. Gold prices gained as investors......
21:52 2019-08-08

Trump leaves 'question mark' over use of force to protect Gulf oil U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran having a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would sanction the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies....
18:52 2019-06-18

Bosnian Muslims mark 1995 massacre of thousands with burials Thousands of mourners gathered in Bosnia to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II...
21:26 2019-07-11

Concerts, fireworks and a military parade mark July Fourth Revelers are flocking to New York’s East River, the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington and Boston’s Esplanade for fireworks shows and concerts to celebrate America’s Independence Day...
03:52 2019-07-05

Former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien facing assault charge SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Former Super Bowl hero Mark Rypien has been arrested in Washington state on suspicion of domestic violence. The Spokesman-Review cites Spokane police saying Rypien was facing a charge of fourth-degree assault. Rypien, 56, was processed at the Spokane County Jail at around 6:30 ...
16:52 2019-07-01

Why not spend some time with Mark Cuban, 2 Chainz, and the most expensivest horses? Like most of what he does, 2 Chainz’ Most Expensivest series is a delight, and this installment with Shark Tank shark and Dallas Mavericks owner/blowhard Mark Cuban is not an exception. Here, the two take a trip to the Dallas Equestrian Center to check out some fancy-ass horses and their accompanyin...
00:39 2019-06-28

Facebook Worried About Mark Zuckerberg's Old Emails in FTC Privacy Probe Employees within Facebook have dug up “emails that appear to connect Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to potentially problematic privacy practices” in the course of responding to a Federal Trade Commission investigation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing “people familiar with the ...
03:26 2019-06-13

Black-ish spin-off Mixed-ish gets Mark-Paul Gosselaar in recasting According to Deadline, ABC’s Black-ish prequel series Mixed-ish has had a bit of a shake-up in the cast, with Mark-Paul Gosselaar stepping in to replace Anders Holm as the male lead. The show is set in the ‘80s and is about a young Rainbow Johnson—the character played by Tracee Ellis Ross in Black-i...
19:26 2019-06-20

Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick? Army Secretary Dr. Mark Esper was named as the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomination....
22:39 2019-06-18

Ferrari SF90 Stradale sets new high mark for power The 986-hp car is powered by a turbocharged gasoline engine that delivers 769 hp, the highest performance ever achieved by an eight-cylinder unit in Ferrari's history. The remaining 217 hp is supplied by three electric motors, one at the rear and two on the front axle....
21:00 2019-05-29

Melissa Mark-Viverito wants to replace Jose Serrano in Congress Months after finishing a distant third in her bid to become public advocate, former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is now planning for a run for Congress, sources told The Post. Mark-Viverito is telling close confidantes that she plans to run in next June’s Democratic primary for a South...
00:13 2019-08-03

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 22: Mark Morrison 'Return of the Mack' Today is the 22nd day of June, in the year of our lord, 2019. Since the year of our Lord 1996 I’ve been preaching the same (debatably controversial) gospel: Mark Morrison’s “Return of the Mack” is one of the greatest songs ever created. I stand firm and pat on this statement....
17:52 2019-06-22

Facebook Says Mark Zuckerberg Did Not Ignore Personal Data Issues Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg did not knowingly violate an agreement with the regulator supervising the company's management of users' personal data, the social media giant said Wednesday as it......
17:52 2019-06-13

Thousands demonstrate in Sudan to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, witnesses said, to mark 40 days since security forces stormed a protest camp in the capital Khartoum, killing dozens....
18:39 2019-07-13

Pujols sets career hit mark for foreign-born players in win Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Sudan: Thousands rally to mark 40 days since deadly crackdown Protesters have called for justice for those killed in a brutal raid on a Khartoum camp. The military and civilian opposition still can't finalize power-sharing months after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:52 2019-07-14

McConnell, military mark start of chemical weapons removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to “the ash heap of history.” McConnell, military leaders and Gov. Matt Bevin were in Richmond on Wednesday to ceremonially mark the beginning o...
19:52 2019-05-29

Pride parades in Europe mark 50th anniversary of Stonewall European cities celebrated LGBTQ pride on Saturday with colorful parades that also became platforms for political demands and a push back against far-right populist parties....
03:39 2019-07-07

Mark Prince: ‘Kiyan represents all those kids who are buried too early’ QPR’s ground is to be named the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium after the charity set up by his father in memory of his murdered 15-year-old son, a former QPR youth player“I’ll feel the whole spectrum of emotions,” admits Dr Mark Prince. “But more than that, it’s victory. Every teardrop has been wor...
07:39 2019-08-10

Klay Thompson wants ‘benefit of the doubt’ for Mark Stevens after shove ban Klay Thompson has chimed in on the Mark Stevens shove. Thompson did not share the same sentiment as others calling for the Warriors’ minority owner to receive a lifetime ban for shoving Kyle Lowry after the Raptors star fell into the stands early in the fourth quarter during Toronto’s 12...
20:00 2019-06-07

Li Na sets new mark: first Asian-born player in Tennis Hall Li Na breaks new ground at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, becoming 1st Asian-born player to be inducted        ...
00:39 2019-07-22

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Daughter Lola Walked in on Them Having Sex Whoops! That was awkward! Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' daughter, Lola Consuelos, got an unwanted birthday surprise this weekend when she walked in on her parents having......
23:39 2019-06-17

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Cow's Long-Range Turd Hitting Its Mark This dairy farmer knew that the cow needed to crap. You can see his hesitation as he stopped working and stood back so it could let loose. But Bessie saved him a little extra in the chamber....
21:00 2019-05-22

'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can complete the most laps of the 200m course.Over the weeke...
02:52 2019-06-12

Memorial to mark Icelandic glacier lost to climate crisis ‘Letter to the future’ warns that all glaciers will share fate of Okjökull without urgent actionThe first of Iceland’s 400 glaciers to be lost to the climate crisis will be remembered with a memorial plaque – and a sombre warning for the future – to be unveiled by scientists and local people next mo...
11:52 2019-07-22

Harassment, Racism Complaints Against Mark Zuckerberg's Security Chief The head of personal security for Mark Zuckerberg was on leave Friday pending a probe into complaints of sexual harassment and racism, some of it involving the Facebook chief's wife....
21:26 2019-05-31

Capitalism is part of solution to climate crisis, says Mark Carney Bank of England governor says firms that ignore crisis ‘will go bankrupt without question’Capitalism is “very much part of the solution” to tackling the climate crisis, according to the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.Challenged in an interview by the Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow o...
01:26 2019-08-01

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on everything from tensions with Iran to Washington's......
03:52 2019-06-23

Muslims mark Eid and final days of hajj in Saudi Arabia Close to 2.5 million pilgrims took part in a symbolic stoning of the devil in the final days of the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as Muslims around the world marked the start of the Eid al-Adha celebrations...
09:00 2019-08-11

Writing: Making Your Mark reveals the power of the written word Is a written culture necessary to make a better culture or better citizens? A smart, satisfyingly deep exhibition at the British Library leaves us wondering...
17:39 2019-05-21

Mark Meadows: Declassification of Russia investigation docs ‘right around the corner’ Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said on Monday that the declassification of key documents related to the Russia investigation is "right around the corner."...
17:13 2019-05-21

Canadians gather on Juno Beach to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day It was on June 6, 1944, that 14,000 Canadian soldiers stormed ashore under withering German fire to begin the long-awaited liberation of Europe from the Nazis....
20:00 2019-06-06

ICE will increase family deportations, according to acting director Mark Morgan Mark Morgan said that Immigration and Customs Enforcement will prioritize undocumented criminals, but no illegal immigrants should be exempt.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reporting on the “natural world” of dolphins, polar bears, birds, pine cones, and news about climate breakdo...
01:13 2019-06-19

Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson’s ESPN reign has no end in sight If only NBA executives felt as strongly about Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as the two feel about each other. The two are widely respected for the work they have done on the sidelines, but recent attempts to return there have proven fruitless. Both were considered for the Knicks job last year that...
19:26 2019-05-30

What Years and Years gets right about the future TV writer Russell T. Davies has taken inspiration from cutting-edge research to imagine the technologies that will influence our lives over the next 15 years...
15:26 2019-06-17

Mark Esper sworn in as US defense secretary after record-long vacancy The former army veteran and lobbyist will face brewing tensions with Iran and leadership turmoil at the PentagonMark Esper, an army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, was sworn in as the US secretary of defense after receiving Senate confirmation on Tuesday. Esper’s confirmation, by a vot...
06:01 2019-07-24

Kylie Jenner Isn't Alone: How Kourtney Kardashian Is Making Her Mark on the Cosmetics Industry With three kids, a hit show and her new site Poosh, Kourtney Kardashian is one busy lady. Still, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star makes time to focus on the issues near and dear to her......
19:52 2019-08-13

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game. Alonso hit a solo drive against Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on Sunday. The 24-year-old slugger entered the day second ...
23:13 2019-06-23

Jofra Archer and Mark Wood set to lead England’s attack against Pakistan • Pakistan’s capitulation against West Indies duly noted• Liam Plunkett is expected to make way for WoodEoin Morgan looks set to unleash the pace of Jofra Archer and Mark Wood on Pakistan on Monday, even though the England captain had been keen to temper expectations ahead of this mouthwatering pros...
20:00 2019-06-02

Doctored video of sinister Mark Zuckerberg puts Facebook to the test Last month Facebook declined to remove a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi even after it was viewed millions of timesA doctored video of Mark Zuckerberg delivering a foreboding speech has been posted to Instagram, in a stunt that put Facebook’s content moderation policies to the test. Videos known a...
04:52 2019-06-12

'Peppa Pig' owner Entertainment One denies reports of Mark Gordon's exit Entertainment One Ltd, which makes the popular children's TV show Peppa Pig, denied reports that president and award-winning producer Mark Gordon was leaving, sending the company's shares up as much as 17%....
12:52 2019-06-06

6 Dead, Over 8 Lakh Affected In Assam Flood; Rivers Above Danger Mark A monsoon flood in Assam has inundated at least 21 of the 33 districts in the north-east state and affected over eight lakh people, officials said. The Brahmaputra river - one of the largest rivers in......
06:26 2019-07-13

Ivan Golunov case: Russian media mark victory over police After an unprecedented public outcry, Russian police have dropped questionable drug charges against investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and freed him from house arrest. What caused authorities to back down?...
05:39 2019-06-12

Northern Ireland: Veterans mark 50th anniversary of 'Troubles' deployment Former soldiers have marched to remember the British military's 38-year operation in the once-troubled province. Hundreds of troops were killed trying to maintain order in one of the army's darkest chapters....
21:26 2019-08-17

Sinclair eyes all-time scoring mark as Canada opens play Christine Sinclair is already considered Canada's most decorated soccer player, and with four goals in this Women's World Cup she would become the sport's all-time international top scorer, too       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Twitter to mark politicians' rule-breaking tweets with warning message Twitter users might find it more cumbersome to find and read tweets by politicians such as US President Donald Trump. The president had accused the company of bias against him....
04:39 2019-06-28

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
15:00 2019-05-21

England win World Cup bronze medal to mark Tracey Neville’s departure • Roses beat South Africa 58-42 in third-place play-off• Neville wants to help netball’s professional expansionEven as Tracey Neville confirmed that her team’s bronze-medal win against South Africa was her last game in charge she immediately admitted this World Cup had left her with unfinished busin...
04:52 2019-07-22

Trump joins world leaders, veterans to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day President Donald Trump traveled to the southern coast of England Wednesday to pay respects to American service members and allies who helped rescue Europe from Nazi Germany. Entering the midway point of a European visit, Trump joins Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Theresa May and several hundred ...
13:26 2019-06-05

5 Ways John Paul Stevens Made a Mark on the Supreme Court He was nominated to the Supreme Court by a Republican president, and even as Justice Stevens emerged as a leading liberal, President Gerald R. Ford remained a fan....
15:26 2019-07-17

Pauley Perrette Says She Is ''Terrified'' of NCIS Co-Star Mark Harmon ''Attacking'' Her Pauley Perrette has confirmed rumors of Mark Harmon's alleged role in her 2017 exit from NCIS. The actress spoke out against her longtime co-star on Twitter, saying she has no......
05:00 2019-06-08

Zandra Rhodes: 'If I were Queen, I’d have a permanent mark on my head from always wearing my crown' The designer rivalled royalty with her Elizabethan outfit – one of her own designs – at the Barbican’s opening in 1982I am wearing a look from my Elizabethan collection from 1981. I love it because I wore it to a very memorable event during a very memorable period of my life. I was experimenting mor...
19:39 2019-06-04

Mark Haddon’s Porpoise Is an Epic Hero’s Tale Buoyed by Its Heroines The Porpoise opens with action. The new novel from Mark Haddon, whose 2003 hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was the basis for a Tony-winning play, begins with Maja, pregnant wife of the superwealthy Philippe, going down in a small plane in rough weather. Her life is lost, but th...
14:39 2019-06-13

Women’s World Cup misses the mark with patronizing ‘Dare to Shine’ slogan The women contesting the 2019 World Cup are unrelenting and unapologetic in pursuit of greatness — and are no different than champions in other sports....
19:00 2019-06-07

Mark Cuban fined $50,000 for leaking information from NBA Board of Governors meeting Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was fined $50,000 for leaking information from a recent NBA Board of Governors meeting.       ...
03:39 2019-07-16

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

Mark Tully Gets Lifetime Achievement Award For Role In UK-India Ties Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award in London for his contributions to the UK-India relationship....
18:00 2019-06-29

Protests erupt in New York to mark Eric Garner's death Eric Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide protests.        ...
08:52 2019-07-18

Vladimir Putin Invites Donald Trump To Mark 75th War Anniversary President Vladimir Putin on Friday invited Donald Trump to Russia in May to mark the 75th anniversary of the victory over Adolf Hitler, according to top foreign policy advisor Yury Ushakov....
14:52 2019-06-28

OMG! Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' Daughter Lola Is All Grown Up at Her Prom Gorgeous in green! Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are sharing photos of their daughter, Lola Consuelos, all dressed up for prom! The talk show host and the Riverdale star took to social......
05:52 2019-06-07