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Bradford’s George Flanagan banned for eight games for testicle attack

• Attack made on Toronto’s French full-back Hakim Miloudi• Flanagan pleaded guilty and was also handed £250 fineThe Bradford hooker George Flanagan has been given an eight-match ban for attacking the ...

Bradford’s George Flanagan banned for eight games for testicle attack

Source: theguardian.com

Asian Games champ Keyhani banned for doping MONACO (AP) — Asian Games steeplechase champion Hosein Keyhani has been banned for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which handles doping cases in track and field, says the Iranian runner has been banned four years over a positive test for stamina-booster EPO. Keyhani is also disqualified from A...
13:00 2019-06-21

Cowboys DE Robert Quinn banned two games for 'masking agent' Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn has been suspended for the first two games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances....
02:00 2019-08-09

New Zealand's "Buy-Back" Scheme For Guns Banned After Christchurch Attack New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multibillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of......
04:39 2019-06-20

Bandai-Namco E3 2019 leak reveals 'Tales,' George R.R. Martin games E3 2019 is almost about to get rolling, but there's time for at least one more pre-show leak. Several games from publisher Bandai-Namco have apparently leaked out due to a flaw on the company's website. Those include a From Software (Dark Souls, Bloo......
12:26 2019-06-08

George R.R. Martin just like the rest of us, puts off important projects by messing with video games We can’t imagine it’s easy being George R.R. Martin. It’s bad enough that the complicated backlash surrounding the the final season of Game Of Thrones has been inevitably dripping back on to the book series that inspired it over the last few months; there’s also the fact that few figures in American...
05:00 2019-06-08

What can cause lower back and testicle pain? Lower back and testicle pain can indicate an underlying condition that requires medical attention. Possible causes include kidney stones, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and spinal problems. Learn more about the possible causes and when to see a doctor here....
23:52 2019-06-04

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ever, an achievement not to be underestimated in a...
21:52 2019-08-21

NFL suspensions: Saints' David Onyemata banned 1 game, Rams' Aaron Neary out 4 games The NFL will suspend Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata and Rams center Aaron Neary for violating the league's substance abuse policy.       ...
04:26 2019-06-29

Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger suffers ruptured testicle Seattle's Haniger foul-tipped a pitch from Justin Verlander and the ball deflected straight into his groin.       ...
14:00 2019-06-08

George Barker death: Man accused of 'merciless' knife attack on gym user fled country after murder, court told A kickboxer "brutally stabbed to death" at a south-east London gym just days after becoming a father was killed by a man who then fled the country, a court has heard....
06:52 2019-08-23

Everything Social Media Giants Banned in 2019 (That They Should've Banned Ages Ago) One of the more frequent annoyances of our modern world is the endless defenses social media platforms make to sidestep their responsibilities to curb the myriad problems that arise solely because they exist. Every so often, one of them will pat themselves on the back for doing the Absolute Bare Min...
23:39 2019-07-10

Banned bread: why does the US allow banned additives that Europe says are unsafe? China, Brazil and members of the EU have weighed the potential risks and outlawed chemicals found in US loavesGive us this day our daily foam expander. It may sound odd, but in America, you may find in a loaf of bread ingredients with industrial applications – additives that also appear in things li...
10:01 2019-05-28

DayZ Is Somehow Banned, But Also Not Banned In Australia Despite recent attempts at fixing things, Australia’s video game classification system remains something of a joke. It’s very much a joke today, though, with news emerging that the upcoming physical copy of DayZ has been “refused classification” (effectively banning it), while the digital copy remai...
06:13 2019-08-08

Borderlands 3, other games temporarily removed from Epic Games Store sale [Updated] Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" [Update, May 18, 12:03pm ET: Ars received the following response via a representative of publisher 2K Games: "We are working closely with Epic and have tempor...
14:52 2019-05-21

E3 2019: Expo has new blockbuster video games, while streaming of games gathers momentum At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, there's buzz around Google's Stadia cloud gaming service and new 'Star Wars' and 'Doom' games.       ...
19:52 2019-06-09

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

E3 2019: Video games take a cue from Netflix, but can Google and cloud games score? At next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the focus is on cloud gaming and upcoming video games such as 'Doom' and 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.'        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

Best single player PC games 2019: the top PC games for playing solo Welcome to our pick of the best single player PC games in 2019. Single player PC games exhibit gaming at its finest. Throw around all the numbers you want about the popularity of Fortnite, or how League of Legends fills out arenas all over the world, but a well-crafted solo experience has the u...
23:13 2019-08-18

Epic Games Store Will Block Your Account If You Buy Too Many Games Too Quickly There’s a big sale on right now at the Epic Games Store, a time when many users—conditioned by Steam’s frequently generous discounts on a huge range of titles—go nuts and buy a ton of stuff real quickly. On Valve’s store that’s enough to get you a pile of shame, but on Epic’s it’ll just get your acc...
15:39 2019-05-21

Xbox Games with Gold August Free Games News: Next Major Nelson reveal coming this week? Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
08:13 2019-07-23

Games with Gold July 2019 Free Xbox One Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Xbox boss Major Nelson should be getting ready to reveal the new selection of Games with Gold titles very soon. Here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games...
22:13 2019-06-21

Games with Gold June 2019 Free Xbox Games News: Major Nelson reveal imminent Microsoft is expected to announce its Games with gold lineup very soon: here's everything you need to know about when we'll hear about these upcoming free games....
23:00 2019-05-28

Games are getting harder to run: are PC games still held back by consoles? Its no secret that many video games are made primarily for mainstream consoles, like the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X. It only makes sense, too - consoles have by far the widest install base, so making your game work best for most people is  an easy choice. However, as we're entering into t...
19:52 2019-08-03

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games College football’s bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar to fill 15 days between the playoff semifinals and national championship...
00:01 2019-05-24

Sony CEO: The PS5 will prioritize AAA games over indie games Indie games may take a bit of a backseat on the PlayStation 5 at launch as Sony has recently stated that the company will invest in marketing for bigger AAA games, new features like 8K and focus on ‘serious gamers’.The comments were reportedly made by Sony Chief Executive Officer Kenic...
23:39 2019-07-01

Two Of Steam's Top Games Last Month Were Anime Sex Games It’s no great secret that Steam is overflowing with anime games intended to titillate portions of its vast user base. But how many people pay attention to these seemingly niche games, really? Turns out, enough people do that two of these games ended up on Valve’s latest monthly list of top games....
04:39 2019-08-21

The best co-op PC games 2019: top games to play with friends As our pick of the best co-op PC games proves, there are few PC gaming experiences quite as giddy as playing alongside a friend. Whether you’re traversing an RPG that will take months to complete or anxiously creeping through a permadeath rogue-like, playing together pulls the game out o...
13:26 2019-08-20

U.S. Women's Soccer Games Out-Earned Men's Games In the three years after the U.S. women’s soccer team won the 2015 World Cup, U.S. women’s games generated more total revenue than U.S. men’s games, according to audited financial reports from the U.S. Soccer Federation....
17:13 2019-06-17

Best PlayStation VR games: the best PSVR games around The PlayStation VR, which works with the PS4 and PS4 Pro, was released nearly three yyears ago. When it launched, it was the first good quality virtual reality headset experience you could try at home that didn't need a powerful PC to get it up-and-running.That's changed now with the launc...
16:13 2019-06-21

Xbox Games with Gold July 2019: these are the free Xbox One games this month Looking for the latest Xbox Games with Gold titles? You've come to the right place.One of the main benefits of being an Xbox Live Gold subscriber is definitely the fact that each month you get access to a range of free games across the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms. If you’re an Xbox O...
20:13 2019-07-01

Xbox Project Scarlett games: all the games confirmed and expected on the next Xbox Microsoft officially announced Xbox Project Scarlett during its E3 2019 keynote conference. It's real, and it's coming.Faster and capable of more advanced graphics than its predecessors, the next-generation hardware promises to be the most powerful games console (or perhaps consoles) ...
22:13 2019-07-23

NYC eateries don’t want to let go of banned CBD products Last month, the city’s Health Department forced 15 eateries to destroy food and drinks infused with cannabidiol, or CBD, which doesn’t get you high but is said to relieve pain and anxiety....
05:00 2019-08-22

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
17:52 2019-08-14

Your MacBook Pro might’ve just been banned from flights by the FAA Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fire risk. Buyers of units sold between September 2015 and February 2017 — which is obviously quite a lengthy timespan — can and should have ...
17:26 2019-08-14

Phone use while driving should be banned entirely, say MPs Report calls for ban on phones to be extended to hands-free calling, as well as tougher penalties and enforcement Mobile phone use behind the wheel should be banned entirely, according to the Transport Committee. In a new report, the group of MPs called on the Government to extend the ban on hand-h...
18:26 2019-08-13

Best free games 2019: the top free games to download on PC If you’re looking for the best free games to distract you with after a long day’s work, then you’ve come to the right place. Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it comes to the best PC games. There are so many fun, entertaining free games out there right now on PC. And, u...
02:52 2019-06-11

Does George Kittle ever have a bad day? The NFL has a Gronk-sized hole to fill. Enter the 49ers' Pro Bowl tight end and his infectious, tattoo-getting, TD-scoring, Joker-obssessed lust for life....
18:13 2019-08-19

George F. Will: By the Book The political columnist and author, most recently, of “The Conservative Sensibility” has no love for Holden Caulfield: “Just what the world does not need: another sullen adolescent.”...
17:39 2019-05-31

FAA investigating why Chick-fil-A was banned at airports The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an investigation into allegations that New York and Texas airports discriminated against Chick-fil-A by barring the fast-food chain over the owner’s stance on LGBT issues. According to the FAA, the US Department of Transportation “received complaints ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Instagram now warns you if you're in danger of being banned If you break Instagram's rules, you'll now be given a warning that your account is in danger of being banned.The notice will list all the posts and comments that have been removed for violating the terns of service, and inform you that "If you post something that goes against our terms aga...
11:26 2019-07-19

Sexist ads banned over gender stereotypes An advertisement juxtaposing male astronauts with a woman sitting by a stroller, and another depicting two hapless dads, are the first casualties of a British ban on gender stereotypes in advertising....
17:52 2019-08-14

The Latest: Lowry says fan who shoved him should be banned The Latest: Lowry says Warriors' investor who shoved him 'shouldn't be a part of our league'        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

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

Doping: Seven more Russian weightlifters banned Another seven Russian weightlifters have been provisionally suspended for doping violations, joining five compatriots already banned from the sport earlier this week....
17:26 2019-08-17

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsRead our entire Toxic America seriesA brief but telling piece of legislation was put forward in Connecticut in January. Just three lines in length, the bill calls for ...
10:13 2019-05-22

A bad Uber rating could get you banned from the service If your Uber rating is too low, you could be banned from using the car-riding service. Uber announced it was refreshing its guidelines.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Office 365 banned from schools in privacy row Microsoft's Office 365 software has been banned in part of Germany following fears over data privacy.The cloud-based online suite has been barred for use in schools in the state of Hesse after lawmakers ruled it was gathering information from users who were unable to give their consent.Office 3...
13:52 2019-07-16

By George: Arsenal and the '94 Cup Winners' Cup "With Arsenal booking their place in the Europa League final, this year marks the 25th anniversary of their last European trophy. Tom Adams speaks to Arsenal\u0027s captain and goalscorer from a famous 1-0 win in Copenhagen as he remembers a triumphant but now neglected side, built every inch in the...
22:39 2019-05-28

About a boy: Boy George biopic in the works Sacha Gervasi, the director of Hitchcock and Anvil!, is attached to write and direct a film about the life of the Culture Club frontmanA movie about the life and career of Culture Club frontman Boy George is in the works at MGM. No cast is yet attached but the director, Sacha Gervasi – whose previou...
18:39 2019-05-30

George Felton obituary Pioneering computer scientist who became the UK’s foremost software authorityGeorge Felton, who has died aged 98, was the doyen of computer-industry software designers. In the early 1950s the term “software” had not been invented, and for most computer manufacturers responsibility stopped with deliv...
23:26 2019-07-02

| Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance notice to athletes of doping tests in exchange for money....
14:13 2019-05-22

DDT still affecting lake ecosystems 50 years after it was banned The highly potent pesticide DDT was banned more than a half-century ago, but the toxic chemical persists in lake ecosystems and continues to impact freshwater food chains, according to a new study....
05:13 2019-06-13

Any Other Business: A new politics podcast where Brexit is banned Does the thought of a facilitated customs arrangement make your eyes glaze over? Are you flummoxed by Norway, Norway Plus and Norway For Now? Are you (dare I say it) bored of Brexit?...
13:00 2019-05-22

‘Violent’ Hells Angels banned from the Netherlands AMSTERDAM – A Dutch court on Wednesday banned the Hells Angels motorcycle gang in the Netherlands, saying it had a track record of violent crime including the killing of rivals, shoot-outs and drug and weapon offenses. Prosecutors had sought the measure in response to hundreds of incidents in ...
21:13 2019-05-29

FIA explains why it banned twin-motors from Formula E The FIA has clarified the decision to ban twin-motor powertrains from Formula E, with technical director Gilles Simon saying it was taken over costs and "not to limit technology development"...
17:39 2019-06-28

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
08:00 2019-05-22

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
08:52 2019-05-31

Violence escalates in Zimbabwe over banned protests Tensions between Zimbabwe's main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government escalated into violence in the country's capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest....
16:13 2019-08-20

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
07:26 2019-07-20

Smoking On Flights Is Banned, So Why Do Planes Still Have Ashtrays? Today, smoking on flights is banned almost internationally. And yet, most aircrafts still have ashtrays inside the washroom. So why do airplanes still have ashtrays? A video by Cheddar explains....
13:39 2019-06-14

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Phone Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean they’re deleted from your Android device, though, so now’s a great time to remove them....
22:26 2019-07-18

Huawei is banned from using SD cards in future devices Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association, the trade group responsible for standardizing SD and microSD cards. The change in status means that Huawei will no longer be able to offer of......
00:01 2019-05-25

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband being lazy while his wife cleans, will likely fall ...
15:39 2019-06-14

Cream cheese ad gets banned in UK for ‘dopey dad’ stereotype A Philadelphia cream cheese ad — which shows two new fathers getting distracted and leaving their babies on a conveyor belt — has been banned in Britain under new gender stereotyping rules. The “dopey Dads” commercial, as some social media users have dubbed it, was produced by the intern...
07:00 2019-08-18

| Niqab banned in Tunisian government offices Prime Minister Youssef Chahed decided to ban the niqab Muslim face covering for women in Tunisian government offices "for security reasons", his office said....
12:13 2019-07-06

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a spike in emissions of a globally banned chemical ...
03:26 2019-05-23

Kenyan marathoner Biwott banned for eight years – AIU Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday in another blow to Kenya's sporting reputation....
14:52 2019-07-18

First ads banned for contravening UK gender stereotyping rules Watchdog bans VW and Philadelphia ads with bungling dads and ‘passive’ womenTwo television ads, one featuring new dads bungling comically while looking after their babies and the other a woman sitting next to a pram, have become the first to be banned under new rules designed to reduce gender stereo...
05:52 2019-08-14

Warriors’ investor banned for 1 year, fined $500,000 by NBA OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Toronto guard Kyle Lowry wanted the Golden State Warriors’ executive who shoved him during an NBA Finals game ousted from the league. The NBA decided a one-year ban and $500,000 fine is enough for now. Mark Stevens, a Warriors’ investor and a member of the teamR...
09:26 2019-06-07

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran’s shoot-down of a high-altitude U.S. drone in the area. Other airlines around the world are following suit and avoiding the area. The FAA order c...
18:26 2019-06-21

Pro Fortnite Player Banned From Twitch After Claims He Was Only 12 Most of the details in Turner “Tfue” Tenney’s recent lawsuit against FaZe Clan focused on the ills of his since-leaked contract with the esports organization. But the suit also alleged that FaZe lied about the age of another player it signed, saying he was 13 when, at the time, he was only 11. This ...
01:52 2019-06-06

GSW investor banned 1 year after shoving Lowry The Warriors are "disappointed" in team investor Mark Stevens, who will not be allowed to attend games through the 2019-20 season after he shoved and directed obscenities at Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals....
07:26 2019-06-07

‘Arthur’ episode about same-sex wedding banned in Alabama “Arthur” is one controversial cartoon. Alabama Public Television pulled the Season 22 premiere of the long-running animated series. The episode, titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” revolved around the same-sex wedding of the series’ elementary school teacher. ...
18:26 2019-05-21

Bulgarian brothers banned from tennis for corruption LONDON (AP) — Two brothers from Bulgaria have been provisionally suspended from professional tennis for corruption. The Tennis Integrity Unity says 24-year-old Karen Khachatyran and 19-year-old Yuri Khachatyran “are ineligible to compete in or attend any sanctioned event organized or recognize...
14:13 2019-06-17

Free Games with Prime: the free PC games on Twitch Prime in June 2019 Amazon Prime has a number of services you might already know and love. There's the free two-day delivery, a music streaming service and a video streaming service that all come with your subscription. But there's also free games. Yes, that’s right. Free games. If you're an ...
01:52 2019-06-18

Lisbeth Kaufman, James George The couple met in 2014 at the Tribeca Film Festival, when she turned to her seat mate to rave about the documentary they’d just seen. It was his film....
07:26 2019-05-26

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
13:26 2019-06-14

‘There’s a belief that we can do something special,’ says Jamie George • England hooker’s last defeat was to Wales• Grand slam champions head to TwickenhamJamie George is enjoying one of the most successful periods of his career: a domestic and European double with Saracens complemented by the fact that, since the heartbreaking Six Nations defeat by Wales in Cardiff in...
04:13 2019-08-06

The extraordinary trek of George Takei The “Star Trek” icon wants to ensure America doesn't forget its shameful legacy of internment: “I have to tell this story before there’s no one left to tell it.”...
18:26 2019-07-16

| Zimbabwe deploys security forces over banned march Troops and police were out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo on Monday blocking a planned opposition march, three days after brutally dispersing a banned protest in the capital Harare....
22:00 2019-08-19

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst "Argentina\u0027s Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of \"corruption\" at South American soccer chiefs during the Copa America."...
12:39 2019-08-03

Milan banned from Europa League for one year after FFP breach Cas says Milan breached FFP in three separate seasonsTorino could be given Milan’s Europa League spotMilan has struck a deal with Uefa to serve a one-year ban from European football for breaching the governing body’s financial fair play rules, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) has confirmed. ...
17:13 2019-06-28

Some MacBook Pro models are now banned from US flights due to fire risk Some MacBook Pro 15-inch models have been branded a fire risk by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and therefore you won’t be able to take them on board an airplane.You may remember that back in June, Apple initiated a recall for certain MacBook Pro 15-inch laptops sold between Se...
14:39 2019-08-14

Afghan football boss banned over 'sexual abuse' Fifa says Keramuudin Karim, the former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation, "sexually abused" various players of the women's national team....
19:52 2019-06-08

Former canoe world champion from Russia banned for 4 years LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Canoe Federation says former world champion Oleg Zhestkov of Russia has been banned for four years for doping. The ICF says Zhestkov, who competed at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, tested positive for the banned endurance-boosting hor...
11:52 2019-06-10

Tokyo Olympic CEO reminds all: Cannabis is banned in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Cannabis has been legalized in some parts of the world. But the chief executive of next year’s Tokyo Olympics has reminded potential visitors to the games that the substance is against the law in Japan. Toshiro Muto of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee says at least one membe...
12:00 2019-06-11

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
18:26 2019-06-14

Banned By ICC, Sanath Jayasuriya Watches Ind-SL Game From Stands Sanath Jayasuriya was in February banned from all cricket-related activities for two years after he admitted to breaching Articles 2.4.6 and 2.4.7 of the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code....
18:39 2019-07-06

Styrofoam-slinging food cart vendors don’t know it’s banned The city began enforcing its ban on Styrofoam Monday following a six-month warning period — but some food cart vendors claimed they didn’t know anything about it. “I’m here every day and no notification,” Mohammed Ali, a vendor with two carts at Bryant Park in Manhattan...
10:26 2019-07-02

Prithvi Shaw banned from cricket after doping violation Prithvi Shaw, one of India's most promising cricket stars, has been banned from the sport until the middle of November after testing positive for a prohibited substance....
18:26 2019-07-31

Warriors' investor banned for 1 year, fined $500,000 by NBA Warriors' investor Mark Stevens banned 1 year, fined $500,000 by NBA for courtside shove of Raptors' Kyle Lowry        ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden according to some sources. Hate groups have been using many of these symbols for years and there are stories circulating that the government is discussing whether the ancient symbols may be offending ethnic ...
00:13 2019-05-24

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
01:26 2019-05-24

Russian runner suspended for working with banned coach: AIU Russian runner Artyom Denmukhametov has been provisionally suspended for working with banned coach Vladimir Kazarin, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-14

Face Recognition Surveillance Banned by Second American City One day after the biggest police body camera manufacturer in America banned the use of face recognition technology, Somerville, Massachusetts became the second city in the United States to ban the tech after San Francisco broke new ground with a ban last month, Vice reported.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-28

Previously Banned Fortnite Duo Qualifies For World Cup Finals Yesterday, Fortnite duo Damion “XXiF” Cook and Ronald “Ronaldo” Mach qualified for the World Cup by placing third with 91 points in the eighth week of North America East duo competition. On May 3, both players were temporarily banned from Fortnite and were dropped by their esports team, Rise Nation,...
03:00 2019-06-04

Activists say Istanbul Pride banned by Turkish authorities ISTANBUL (AP) — Activists in Istanbul say Turkish authorities have banned a pride march for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights for the fifth year. In a statement Sunday, the volunteer group organizing Istanbul Pride said the governor’s office banned the march in central Taksim d...
15:52 2019-06-30

Chronicle director Josh Trank says he banned Max Landis from set Earlier today The Daily Beast published a damning exposé in which eight women came forward with allegations that they had suffered repeated sexual assault and emotional abuse at the hands of Max Landis—son of filmmaker John Landis and screenwriter of such profound works of cinematic fiction as Victo...
22:13 2019-06-18

LG smart refrigerator used for tweeting by teen whose mom banned electronics A teenager who claims her mother took her electronics away seemingly resorted to what might be the last imaginable place to tweet from: a refrigerator....
13:52 2019-08-14

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

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
05:52 2019-06-17

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
20:26 2019-08-07

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to combat emissions...
19:52 2019-06-12

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a substance sometimes used as rat poison....
22:13 2019-06-12

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck was banned from university The man charged in the murder of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was banned seven years ago from the Utah State University campus, where he was once a student, new documents reveal. Ayoola A. Ajayi, now 31, was arrested on suspicion of having stolen an iPad, a misdemeanor, during his time...
00:39 2019-07-04

Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory "LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday."...
14:33 2019-05-21

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as officials explain what sounds like ...
18:13 2019-05-21

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
19:39 2019-05-22

New drivers could be banned at night as graduated licences explored News 18 Jul, 2019 Department for Transport says graduated driving licences are "being explored further", including a night-time ban for new drivers...
10:39 2019-07-18

Kay Jewelers splits with worker who banned armed deputy STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Kay Jewelers has split with a North Carolina store manager who wouldn’t allow a deputy to pick up an engagement ring because the deputy was wearing his service weapon. The Charlotte Observer reports the store said on Facebook Thursday that the Statesville worker is no ...
13:52 2019-06-07

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

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

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
21:00 2019-05-21

With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6 Prince George is turning 6 and Kensington Palace is marking the occasion by releasing three new photos of the future king taken by mother Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge...
13:26 2019-07-22

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to sell clothes online has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police have said....
09:39 2019-06-17

The Conservative Sensibility review: George Will and a right wronged The veteran columnist is no longer a member of the Republican party, which he says has become a personality cultIn America, traditional conservatives are not having a good day. Their amalgam of limited government, patriotism, rule of law and free markets is in retrograde. Related: Siege review: Mich...
10:26 2019-06-09

NBA notebook: Clippers roll out duo of Leonard, George Kawhi Leonard and Paul George were rolled out as members of the Los Angeles Clippers at an introductory press conference on Wednesday, with both players beaming that they finally will be wearing the same uniform....
05:52 2019-07-25

Come Sail Away With Seafaring Prince George in a Captain Hat Prince George of Cambridge who has lost some baby teeth is here to supply everyone with some daily cuteness. Never one to be camera-shy, the royal showed off the new gap in the front of his mouth as his parents, Catherine, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince William, Duke of Sussex, participated in their ...
22:39 2019-08-08

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros's Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is predicted to perform well in three upcoming state elections....
09:52 2019-06-22

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01:52 2019-05-31

George R.R. Martin hints at what’s next for ‘Game of Thrones’ “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin is promising fans that he is working hard on finishing the books on which the just-concluded HBO series was based — and hinted at more spin-offs to come. Calling Sunday night’s series finale “an ending, but … also a beginning,...
18:26 2019-05-21

Sources: Clippers to land Leonard, George The Clippers are set to acquire Paul George in a blockbuster trade with the Thunder, clearing the path for Kawhi Leonard to sign a four-year max contract, sources told ESPN....
14:52 2019-07-06

Clips' George: 'Destiny' to team up with Kawhi The Clippers officially introduced Paul George and Kawhi Leonard on Wednesday, and it didn't take long for the star tandem to show their excitement for Los Angeles' "other" team. "We're going to make it happen," George said. "LA our way."...
02:00 2019-07-25

Afghanistan’s football president banned for life for sexual abuse • Keramuudin Karim fined a million Swiss francs• Fifa says he abused his position of powerThe suspended Afghanistan Football Federation president, Keramuudin Karim, has been banned for life from all football-related activity and fined a million Swiss francs by Fifa following an investigation finding...
20:39 2019-06-08

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduced her to tears. The behaviour of Alex Nichols dur...
21:26 2019-06-13

Hong Kong: Banned pro-independence party chief arrested The Hong Kong National Party's Andy Chan was detained along with seven others. Civil servants are due to rally in support of the weekslong anti-government protests....
20:26 2019-08-02

Spirit Airlines passenger banned for life after vaping on flight A 30-year-old Spirit Airlines passenger on a flight from Detroit to New Orleans recently got himself banned for life after deciding to take a smoke break in the plane's bathroom....
09:00 2019-06-09

Warriors' investor banned from NBA Finals for Lowry shove Warriors' investor Mark Stevens won't attend remaining NBA Finals for courtside shove of Raptors' Kyle Lowry        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Wickes sees 'half price discount' advert banned Home improvement retailer Wickes has been forced to withdraw a customer savings advert for a kitchen after doubling prices on the same day, wiping out any effective discount....
05:13 2019-06-05

Dusan Borkovic banned from remainder of 2019 TCR Europe season TCR Europe frontrunner Dusan Borkovic has been banned from competing in the series for the remainder of the 2019 season for "inadmissible behaviour" at last weekend's Red Bull Ring round...
20:13 2019-07-16

Should people without children be banned from Disney World? | Arwa Mahdawi A Facebook rant claims the theme park is blighted by ‘IMMATURE’ millennials in ‘SLUTTY’ shorts. But why would anyone without kids ever waste their time there?If you’re not a fan of unbridled capitalism, please brace yourself: I am sorry to report that an EXTREMELY EMPHATIC Facebook post is going vir...
18:52 2019-07-31

Hells Angels biker gangs banned by Netherlands court Judges in the Netherlands said the biker gang was led by "a culture of violence" and represented a danger to the public. It is the third biker gang to be banned in the country since 2017....
17:00 2019-05-29

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
12:39 2019-06-05

Ukrainian Ploskina fined and banned for life for match-fixing Ukrainian Helen Ploskina, ranked 821 in the world in women's singles, has been banned for life and fined $20,000 for match-fixing offences, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said in a statement on Tuesday....
00:52 2019-05-29

Russian travel embargo worsens; flights from Georgia banned After banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, Moscow is to stop its southern neighbor's airlines from landing at its airports. Relations slumped this week when anti-Russia protests erupted in Tbilisi....
03:13 2019-06-23

Alabama church to screen banned ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A Methodist church in Alabama is screening an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” that has been shunned by Alabama Public Television for featuring a same-sex wedding. AL.com reports the First United Methodist Church in Birmingham is hosting the free scree...
17:13 2019-06-03

Russian minister says bodies working with banned coaches could be punished Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said on Monday that local athletics federations working with coaches and doctors banned for doping could be punished....
21:52 2019-06-10

Russian Olympic gold medalist rower banned for doping MOSCOW (AP) — Russian rower and Olympic gold medalist Sergei Fedorovtsev has been banned for four years for doping. Fedorovtsev won Olympic gold in quadruple sculls in 2004. He tested positive for the banned substance trimetazidine shortly before an Olympic qualifying regatta in 2016, and his crew w...
01:52 2019-06-28

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: telcos A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
16:00 2019-06-07

‘Statue of Liberty’ ticket sellers banned from Battery Park Pesky ticket sellers pushing deceptive ferry rides around — but not to — the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are finally getting the heave ho from Battery Park, The Post has learned. NY Waterway, which manages Pier 36 at the south of Manhattan, warned boat operators last week that the...
11:00 2019-08-21

| Retired sprint great Petacchi banned from cycling for 2 years Retired Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi, winner of six Tour de France and 22 Giro d'Italia stages, has been suspended for two years for blood doping....
19:00 2019-08-24

Could Mets recoup Yoenis Cespedes’ money? Here’s what’s banned in one contract On a characteristically chaotic day — even a win didn’t make it that much better — the Mets did one thing right: They offered few facts and even fewer opinions on Yoenis Cespedes’ shocking injury at his Port St. Lucie, Fla., ranch. Clearly, they were leaving their options open to see if an avenue ex...
00:26 2019-05-22

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping MONACO (AP) — Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping. The Athletics Integrity Unit says Kirwa’s ban will end on May 7, 2023, when she will be 38. Kirwa, who was born in Kenya but switched nationality and represented Bahrain at the 2016 Rio de Ja...
14:13 2019-06-17

AC Milan banned from Uefa Europa League for FFP breach, CAS confirms AC Milan have been removed from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching Uefa's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed on Friday....
15:39 2019-06-28

Warriors part-owner banned for shoving Raptors player Golden State Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens, who shoved the Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry during the NBA Finals game on Wednesday, will be fined $500,000 and banned from attending NBA games for one year, the Warriors and the NBA said on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-07

US stoking tension after missile test that would have been banned under treaty, Russia says A top Russian official on Tuesday said the U.S. is stoking tension after firing a ground-based version of a Tomahawk cruise missile that was previously barred under a Cold War-era agreement between the two sides that both accused the other of violating....
21:00 2019-08-20

Europe's 5G to cost $62 billion more if Chinese vendors banned: industry A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters....
14:52 2019-06-07

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing despite an international ban on their use, accordin...
12:26 2019-05-23

Turkish police disperse banned LGBT march with tear gas Activists gathered in Istanbul to promote rights for gay and transgender people Sunday before police dispersed the crowd at a pride event that Turkish authorities had banned for the fifth year...
20:52 2019-06-30

Lionel Messi banned from Argentina national team for 3 months Lionel Messi will miss four international friendlies after a lengthy ban from CONMEBOL. The Argentine captain accused the South American soccer governing body of "corruption" during this year's Copa America....
07:13 2019-08-03

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The Kenyan track team coach who was sent home from the 2016 Olympics was banned for 10 years Wednesday for seeking a bribe of $12,000 to help athletes beat doping tests....
12:39 2019-05-23

Cycling: Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

NBA notebook: Leonard, George officially join Clipper The Los Angeles Clippers signed free agent forward Kawhi Leonard to a three-year, $103 million maximum contract and officially completed a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for Paul George....
05:00 2019-07-11

George Takei on the Return of Concentration Camps in America A Q&A with the actor on his experience in the U.S. concentration camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II, and the U.S. border situation today....
22:26 2019-07-09

Explainer: What next for jailed ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell? An Australian court said on Thursday that it will rule on an appeal by jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell against child sex offences on Aug 21....
04:13 2019-08-15

Service held for Tucson businessman George Kalil TUCSON- Funeral services were held today for Tucson businessman and Wildcat fan, George Kalil. Kalil died last week at the age of 81. Services were held at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church and he was buried at Holy Hope Cemetery. Kalil was president of Kalil Bottling company and a booster for Ar...
06:39 2019-07-19

U.S. Fed's Brainard, George monitoring stock market rout Federal Reserve officials said they were monitoring the U.S. stock market rout on Monday as they assess how renewed trade tensions between the United States and China may impact the economy and the course of monetary policy....
01:13 2019-08-06

Clippers make their move, land Leonard, George The Los Angeles Clippers pulled off two major acquisitions late Friday night, as ESPN and The Athletic reported that free agent forward Kawhi Leonard will sign with the team, which also acquired forward Paul George in a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder....
13:13 2019-07-06

Oregon parts with baseball coach George Horton EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon and longtime baseball coach George Horton have mutually agreed to part after 11 seasons at the school. The school announced the sides agreed not to exercise a one-year contract option for the 2020 season. Horton says it was “not an easy decision but I believe it to b...
21:39 2019-05-29

George R. R. Martin and From Software collaborate on 'Elden Ring' The rumors were true -- George R. R. Martin is involved in a video game, and it's not a Game of Thrones tie-in. The author has partnered with From Software to produce Elden Ring, a fantasy title coming to the Xbox One and PC. There are precious few d......
11:13 2019-06-10

Catholic Cardinal George Pell says his conviction should be 'quashed' Roman Catholic Cardinal George Pell could not have sexually assaulted two choirboys in 1996 because of testimony during the trial made it improbably, his attorneys argued to appeals court judges Wednesday....
13:52 2019-06-05

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

Catch-22: has George Clooney broken the curse of the unfilmable novel? It’s a modern American classic, but Joseph Heller’s fractured story has defied suitable translation on to the screen – until nowFans of the unfilmable novel must be having a terrible time of it now. In the last three weeks alone, two of the most notorious examples have made their way to screen. Admi...
09:39 2019-06-20

| Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers Kawhi Leonard and Paul George made their debuts as Los Angeles Clippers teammates, vowing to turn their hometown club into an NBA champion and eclipse city rival Lakers....
08:00 2019-07-25

Sophie Turner is down to star in the Boy George biopic, and who among us doesn't want that? Following the success of Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman, Hollywood is stocking up on ’80s-centric musician biopics. The next one on the docket is a biopic about Culture Club frontman and British pop icon Boy George from Sacha Gervasi, director of My Dinner With Hervé. While the project is probably ...
17:52 2019-06-18

School removing George Washington mural in San Francisco A San Francisco high school named after George Washington is painting over 1930's artwork featuring the life of America's first president now seen as controversial.        ...
21:26 2019-08-02

University of New Mexico gets rare George Orwell collection ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A longtime advocate and employee of the University of New Mexico University Libraries is donating his collection of rare George Orwell books. The university announced last week that professor and curator emeritus Russ Davidson has agreed to donate his Orwell book collection,...
08:00 2019-06-23

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
03:26 2019-07-05

George Hodgman, Who Wrote of Caring for His Mother, Dies at 60 He was a leading magazine and book editor in New York but found his own measure of fame as an author when he returned to his roots and wrote “Bettyville.”...
00:52 2019-07-23

We can’t keep eating as we are – why isn’t the IPCC shouting this from the rooftops? | George Monbiot In its crucial land and climate report, the IPCC irresponsibly understates the true carbon cost of our meat and dairy habitsIt’s a tragic missed opportunity. The new report on land by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shies away from the big issues and fails to properly represent ...
04:52 2019-08-09

Fort George - Slaves’ Gateway to the Spanish Colonies While Grenada is a popular tourist destination and one of the most beautiful islands in the West Indies, it is also a historic island, once one of the most strategic islands in the Caribbean. ...
05:26 2019-08-01

Joe Biden compares Trump to segregationist George Wallace Joe Biden, former U.S. vice-president and Democratic presidential candidate, compared President Donald Trump on Friday to the late George Wallace, a prominent supporter of racial segregation....
13:01 2019-07-20

By George! Princess Charlotte to attend school with brother LONDON (AP) — The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother there to lean on. Kensington Palace said Friday that 4-year-old Charlotte will join her brother Prince George at Thomas’s Battersea School in London in September. The fee-paying school has...
19:26 2019-05-24

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' is star-powered satire Joseph Heller's anti-war novel "Catch-22" is set during World War II, but was published just as the US began getting into Vietnam, and the 1970 movie came out in the midst of that conflict. George Clooney brings his considerable star power to bear in bringing the satire to Hulu, but the six-part ser...
16:00 2019-05-21

George R.R. Martin reveals what he’s working on now that ‘Game of Thrones’ is over It has been over twenty years since A Game of Thrones — the first novel in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series — was published. As Martin notes in his latest blog post, he never dreamed what a phenomenon the HBO adaptation of his story could be, even though he’...
20:52 2019-05-21

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand after years on the run An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to promote his fraudulent fashion business has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police said....
16:52 2019-06-17

| George Pell, defender of orthodoxy, fighting to get out of jail Former top Vatican insider Cardinal George Pell is fighting to avoid spending possibly the rest of his life in jail after receiving a six-year sentence for child sex offences....
18:52 2019-06-05

Prince George May Celebrate His 6th Birthday With an Island Getaway Prince George may be having another destination birthday party! Prince William and Kate Middleton are returning with their eldest son, plus Prince Charlotte, 4, and Prince Louis, 1, this......
17:39 2019-07-19

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not ...
07:00 2019-05-26

Scammers who posed as George Clooney arrested in Thailand A couple dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" who impersonated the US actor George Clooney to sell their clothing line have been arrested in Thailand....
22:13 2019-06-17

George Steinbrenner IV, 22, fits right in at Indianapolis as a team owner At a storied race and in a sport where last names often matter the most, the Young Boss is learning alongside the Andrettis and Unsers and finding parallels to the Yankees....
20:26 2019-05-25

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. It’s a Movement That’s Inching Forward. Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
21:39 2019-05-22

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
02:00 2019-06-29

Athletics: American Lawson banned for four years for positive drugs test American long jumper and sprinter Jarrion Lawson has been suspended for four years after testing positive for the banned substance epitrenbolone, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Saturday....
22:26 2019-06-01

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect the environment....
12:52 2019-05-22

Trainer banned at Santa Anita Park after 30th horse dies _____ A Hall of Fame trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park near Los Angeles after the fourth horse from his stable died, marking the 30th death of a race horse at the famed track since December, state officials said Saturday. The horse American Currency was injured while exercising Saturday morni...
21:13 2019-06-23

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
15:52 2019-05-28

Banned Fortnite Streamer Admits He's 12, Streams On YouTube With His Mom Supervising [UPDATED] A pro Fortnite player signed to the esports organization FaZe Clan, who was recently banned from Twitch for being under the age of 13, has admitted that he is, in fact, 12 years old. The streamer, named Patrick, aka “H1ghSky1,” has now moved his stream to YouTube, with his mom occasionally supervis...
08:26 2019-06-07

China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says Some alarming news from the stratosphere. Chinese foam manufacturers are releasing an ozone-destroying chemical into the air.        ...
21:52 2019-05-22

| Boy or girl? Hong Kong at centre of banned China gender test Shady middle-men are openly advertising on Chinese social media to smuggle blood samples of pregnant women to Hong Kong to skirt the mainland's ban on gender testing, an AFP investigation has found....
20:39 2019-05-22

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed.The move, which has been in the offing for more than a year, is hoped t...
09:26 2019-05-22

Fiorentina coach Montella banned for referee rant & punching advertising "Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella will miss the last match of the season against Genoa, which will determine whether his team will be relegated, following a two-game ban imposed by the league\u0027s disciplinary committee on Tuesday."...
20:26 2019-05-21

China warns of ‘reverse sanctions’ if Huawei 5G is banned in India: sources Canada is also weighing whether it will permit Huawei to supply 5G equipment. The considerations come amid increasingly tense relations between Canada and Beijing -- sparked by the Vancouver arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on U.S. charges....
23:00 2019-08-08

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch....
03:13 2019-06-20

AC Milan banned from Europa League for Financial Fair Play breach - CAS "Italian side AC Milan have been banned from the 2019-20 Europa League season for breaching UEFA\u0027s Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday."...
13:52 2019-06-28

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
13:39 2019-06-13

Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests        ...
15:26 2019-05-22

Banned tennis player's brother suspended for integrity probe An Egyptian tennis player whose brother was banned from the sport for life for match-fixing has been suspended from tennis for alleged integrity violations        ...
17:39 2019-07-31

Zakir Naik, Wanted In India, Banned From Making Speeches In Malaysia Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is wanted by India over allegations of terror-related activities and inciting extremism through hate speeches, has been banned from giving speeches in Malaysia...
11:00 2019-08-20

Anti-Trump Resistance Scammers Who Got Banned From Twitter Were Also Big Ouya Advocates Yesterday, prolific tweeters Brian and Ed Krassenstein were banned for life from the platform for allegedly operating fake accounts and trying to buy clout. The two brothers then took to The Hill Reporter to plead their innocence and mount a defense, which relied in part on their past enthusiasm for...
21:13 2019-05-24

Man sends ‘white powder’ and ‘blood-like substance’ to OkCupid after site banned him A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters — one of which included white powder — to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017. Liam MacLeod, 47, was arrested in February for sending the letter between September and December 2017, the...
20:52 2019-06-21

Guillermo del Toro and André Øvredal on Scary Stories and banned books It’s impossible to think back on Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark books without conjuring up the ghastly images of Stephen Gammell’s illustrations in your mind. The eerie drawings have been freaking out children for years, so it was no surprise when monster maestro Guillermo del To...
08:39 2019-08-10

Hall of Fame trainer banned at Santa Anita after horse death ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died — and the 30th overall — at the Southern California track. The Stronach Group, which owns the track, said in a statement that effective imme...
03:26 2019-06-23

Video: Penske and Mercedes' secret Indy engine so good it was banned Penske's 1994 Indianapolis 500 triumph was on paper just one of its 12 wins in a season of CART Indycar World Series domination, but there was a remarkable technology story behind it...
19:26 2019-05-24

Exclusive: Two Russian coaches, doctor banned for doping still active in sport Three years ago, Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev was banned for 10 years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, global sport's over-arching judicial body, for giving prohibited performance-enhancing drugs to members of the national track team....
15:00 2019-06-06

Swimming Banned at All Mississippi Beaches After Huge Toxic Algae Bloom An unusually large bloom of toxic blue-green algae has prompted the closure of all beaches along the Mississippi coastline. Officials are attributing the bloom to excessive rainfall and overuse of fertilizers. Read more......
19:13 2019-07-08

| South Korean Olympic skating champion banned over trouser-pulling South Korean Olympic short track speed skating champion Lim Hyo-jun has been banned from competition for a year for sexually harassing a fellow male athlete....
12:26 2019-08-09

U.S. figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for 'sexual misconduct' U.S. Figure Skating and the U.S. Center for SafeSport have permanently banned coach Richard Callaghan after an investigation into accusations he engaged in sexual misconduct with two teenage boys, officials said....
14:39 2019-08-23

Istanbul's LGBT community holds small rally after march banned Istanbul's gay and transgender community gathered for a small rally that ended with tear gas and rubber bullets on Sunday after their annual march was banned for the fifth consecutive year....
18:52 2019-06-30

A Passenger Was Fined $105,000 and Banned for Life for ‘Extremely Disruptive Behavior’ on an Airplane An unruly passenger has been billed $105,000 after her “extremely disruptive behavior” caused a flight to be diverted with a military escort. British budget carrier Jet2 accused passenger Chloe Haines of “a catalogue of aggressive, abusive and dangerous behavior,” including t...
07:52 2019-07-19

Airline banned photos after blogger posts picture of handwritten menu Indonesia’s national airline Garuda sought to ban passengers from snapping photos during flights after a video blogger posted an image of a handwritten menu he was given in business class, according to reports. Rius Vernandes — who has 121,000 followers on Instagram and 500,000 on YouTube R...
16:52 2019-07-18

House Dems could retaliate against US and Israel ambassadors after banned visit: report House Democrats are reportedly considering retaliatory moves against two top American and Israeli diplomats in response to Israel’s decision to block Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar and Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country....
08:13 2019-08-18

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under US-Russia arms treaty The Pentagon announced Monday that the military conducted a test over the weekend of a type of missile that previously had been banned for the last 30 years under a treaty between the United States and Russia....
02:00 2019-08-20

Amazon hosts thousands of unsafe or banned products, new investigation finds Amazon shows numerous listings for toys and medications that lack the proper health risks to children, as well as sleeping mats previously banned by the FDA, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation....
18:52 2019-08-23

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George present second chance for Doc Rivers Rivers is fist-pumping on the steps of Nobu Malibu and Lob City is in the rear view. But the Clippers know the time to maximize their star acquisitions is now....
05:39 2019-07-25

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
14:13 2019-06-05

Britain's beaming Prince George celebrates sixth birthday Britain's Prince George turned six on Monday with his parents releasing pictures of their grinning eldest son wearing an England soccer shirt to mark the occasion....
09:39 2019-07-22

George R.R. Martin's next project is a FromSoftware game, report confirms The rumors of a team-up between George R.R. Martin and FromSoftware have been in the air for a little while, and now a massive leak on Bandai Namco's website just before E3 2019 has shown off details of the upcoming project called Elden Ring, as spotted by Gematsu.The details mention that the g...
07:52 2019-06-08

Wolff: George Russell is not a contender for Mercedes 2020 F1 seat Toto Wolff insists that Mercedes junior driver and current Williams Formula 1 racer George Russell is not a contender for a seat with the works team in 2020...
16:26 2019-08-04

Boy George biopic in the works at MGM with Anvil! director Sacha Gervasi Depending on your taste for Bohemian Rhapsody and music biopics in general, MGM may really want to hurt you. Deadline reports that the studio is moving forward with yet another biopic in its effort to replicate the commercial success of the Oscar-winning Queen chronicle, which, despite winning oodle...
03:00 2019-05-30

George Morris, US Olympic equestrian medalist and coach, given lifetime ban Former US Olympic coach receives lifetime ban from SafeSportMorris, 81, won Olympic silver in team show jumping in 1960George Morris, a 1960 Olympic show jumping medalist and longtime equestrian coach and trainer, has received a lifetime ban for sexual misconduct involving a minor, a case that he sa...
21:26 2019-08-06

House Dems seek Kavanaugh’s records under George W. Bush WASHINGTON — Two Democrats on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, including the panel’s chairman, asked the National Archives on Tuesday for records from Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s service in the White House under former President George W. Bush. In a letter to the National Archives and...
04:39 2019-08-07

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George officially join LA Clippers Paul George and Kawhi Leonard are now officially with the Los Angeles Clippers, moves that bring both of them back to their native Southern California....
16:26 2019-07-11

George Washington Bridge shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions on Thursday evening, authorities said. The pipe bomb was reported to be on the New Jersey side of the bridge soon after 9 p.m., cops said. Shortly after 10:30 p.m. the bottom lanes were reopened, but...
05:13 2019-08-23

Owen Farrell and George Ford to start for England against Ireland • Jones names strongest XV of World Cup warm-up campaign• Tom Curry and Sam Underhill named as flankers against IrelandOwen Farrell and George Ford will start together for England for the first time since last June on Saturday with Eddie Jones naming the strongest starting XV of the World Cup warm-u...
20:52 2019-08-22

Game Of Thrones: George RR Martin hints at ending for books Game Of Thrones creator George RR Martin has given hints about the ending of his books after seeing the hit series come to an end - and also said he suspects we have "not seen the last of Westeros" on TV....
16:52 2019-05-21

Service dog offers sweet tribute to George H.W. Bush on Memorial Day TODAY – Sully, the gentle Labrador retriever who comforted former President George H.W. Bush and stayed by his side until he died last year, posed for a touching photo honoring his best late friend on Memorial Day. The canine stood next to a stone at the National World War II Memorial in Washi...
03:13 2019-05-28

The best Twitter reactions around the NBA to the Clippers getting Kawhi Leonard, Paul George The NBA had already been through a dramatic night because of an earthquake, but then the league was shook figuratively hours later.       ...
22:13 2019-07-06

George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder.Read more......
00:52 2019-08-19

George R.R. Martin on if the Game Of Thrones books end differently than the show: "Well ... yes. And no. And yes." Now that the dust has cleared on HBO’s Game Of Thrones series finale, fans unhappy with the ending have very little to look forward to other than bigger, better season 8 remake petitions and the continued hope that author George R.R. Martin will finish out the series of novels differently. Fortunate...
18:39 2019-05-21

George, Barbara Bush's absence noted at Memorial Day parade The American Legion has two empty chairs in Kennebunkport's Dock Square on Monday in memory of all of the times former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara watched the Memorial Day parade from that spot....
23:39 2019-05-27

Will the Game of Thrones Books End Differently Than the Show? George R.R. Martin Says... It's the end of an era for George R.R. Martin. The author whose books served as the launching pad to HBO's Game of Thrones took to his blog to discuss the end of the acclaimed series--and......
20:01 2019-05-21

For better or worse, George R.R. Martin says the end of Game Of Thrones isn't influencing his books Presumably because he’s a big fan of search engine optimization, George R.R. Martin spent a lot of time back in May talking about how his A Song Of Ice And Fire books versus the then-upcoming end of HBO’s Game Of Thrones adaptation. First there was a theory that Martin had made a deal with HBO to si...
21:39 2019-08-18

Former British chancellor George Osborne is reportedly aiming to become the next head of the IMF Osborne was David Cameron's chancellor between 2011 and 2016. He is widely known for implementing austerity in the UK and cutting funds to public services. Since 2017 he has been editor of the London Evening Standard newspaper. View Markets Insider's homepage for more stories George Osborne, the...
04:39 2019-07-05

LA Clippers set for spectacular haul of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George Sources indicate NBA finals MVP will head to Los AngelesMove comes after Leonard won NBA title with RaptorsRaptors teammate Danny Green will join LA LakersMultiple sources say the Los Angeles Clippers will land Kawhi Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thund...
15:13 2019-07-06

George, Barbara Bush’s absence noted at Memorial Day parade KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine’s Memorial Day celebrations are absent a prominent veteran who died last year. The American Legion has two empty chairs in Kennebunkport’s Dock Square on Monday in memory of all of the times former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara watched ...
19:00 2019-05-27

Rich bootlegger George Remus killed his wife — and got away with murder At 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 6, 1927, a man walked into the central police station in Cincinnati and informed the officer on duty, “I just shot my wife, and I came to surrender.” The man identified himself as George Remus, but if the police knew they had one of America’s most notorious bootleggers in volunt...
12:39 2019-08-18

Prince George's Homework Assignments Will Make You Thrilled to Be Out of School Prince George's school doesn't mess around! As Prince William and Kate Middleton's eldest child prepares for a new school year in early September, he better be prepared for an......
22:39 2019-08-21

George RR Martin: ‘Game of Thrones finishing is freeing, I’m at my own pace’ The TV series may have reached its conclusion, but with two books to finish as well as a host of spinoff projects, the writer of the novel series that spawned it is busier than everIf George RR Martin could be granted one wish, it would be for more time. The bestselling author of the Song of Ice and...
12:13 2019-08-18

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall arrested on 29 counts of sexual assault Authorities in California arrested a former University of Southern California gynecologist and charged him with the sexual assault of 16 students, prosecutors said Wednesday....
18:52 2019-06-27

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George to join NBA’s LA Clippers: reports The basketball world was buzzing Friday evening with news that the Los Angeles Clippers were about to add star players Kawhi Leonard and Paul George....
08:52 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard-Paul George blockbuster explodes Twitter Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are heading to the Clippers to form their own superteam, according to an ESPN report. As expected, Twitter reacted as only it can to the blockbuster moves that came out early Saturday morning:...
10:13 2019-07-06

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun in South Korea Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an event marking the 10th anniversary of Roh's death....
18:00 2019-05-23

‘Worse than Ronaldo’s’: fans mock George Best statue in Belfast Artwork joins list of footballers’ bronzes that received less than glowing reviewsFrom Cristiano Ronaldo to Diego Maradona, a dubious likeness in bronze has become almost de rigueur for any self-respecting football superstar.Now the late, great George Best has been added to the list, after fans heap...
22:00 2019-05-23

George R.R. Martin has new Game Of Thrones prequel details, if anyone cares It’s only been a couple of months since Game Of Thrones limped off the stage of our collective obsession, to the cries of disappointment from longtime fans and schemes to make the showrunners synonymous with “bad writers” in Google searches. But on the off chance that there are still hardcore fans e...
20:39 2019-07-09

George R.R. Martin Just Set a Very Peculiar Winds of Winter Deadline Threat for Himself Now that Game of Thrones is over for good, the focus is on when George R.R. Martin is finally going to complete his side of the story. Thanks to an airline’s offer to fly Martin out so he can have some peace and quiet to finish The Winds of Winter, he’s jokingly promised a deadline. If he doesn’t me...
14:00 2019-05-23

Kitten rescued from George Washington Bridge by good Samaritan A tiny kitten found dodging traffic on the George Washington Bridge was rescued by a good Samaritan on Monday, authorities said. Port Authority Police officers were dispatched in the afternoon when the cat was captured near the crossing’s lower level toll plaza. Shortly after, the interstate agency ...
10:13 2019-08-14

Souths defend George Burgess's reputation after nine-game NRL ban for eye gouge Rabbitohs player ruled out for rest of season‘It’s a tragedy for George,’ says club’s general manager The fate of George Burgess’ career at South Sydney now sits in the hands of his teammates after being handed a nine-game NRL ban for an eye gouge. The Englishman was on Tuesday night found guilty of...
06:13 2019-07-03

Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Has a Lot to Say About His Books After the Big Finale Now that Game of Thrones’ series finale has come and gone, even more attention is being paid to author George R.R. Martin. He’s mostly been minding his own business and living his life while the rest of the world harangues him about the final two entries in the series of novels that started it all. ...
03:13 2019-05-22

Boy George inks deal to market songs, recoup copyrights Boy George believes he has lost of hundreds of millions in royalty fees over the decades and wants to stop the bleeding. The gender-bending pop star and the band he fronted, Culture Club, is linking up with independent music publishing firm Primary Wave, to recoup the rights — and future profits — t...
23:26 2019-05-28

By George! Princess Charlotte to attend school with brother this fall The first day of school can be stressful but Princess Charlotte will have her older brother there to lean on.        ...
19:52 2019-05-24

‘Game of Thrones’ prequel: George R.R. Martin spills details HBO’s hotly anticipated prequel to “Game of Thrones,” which will star Naomi Watts in an unknown role, is shrouded in mystery. We know its working title is “Bloodmoon” and it’s set thousands of years before the events of the show– so no chance of character cameos except for maybe Melisandre (Ca...
18:13 2019-07-09

Eat like an Apollo 11 astronaut at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, a special menu will be served at two restaurants at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport....
18:26 2019-06-23

George Russell: Hate from Robert Kubica fans can be hurtful Formula 1 rookie George Russell says it can be a "little bit hurtful" to receive negative comments from the most outspoken fans of his Williams team-mate Robert Kubica...
16:13 2019-08-19

George Burgess referred straight to NRL judiciary over alleged eye gouge Souths player charged with dangerous contact to the eyeIncident involved Tigers veteran Robbie FarahGeorge Burgess has been referred straight to the NRL judiciary for an alleged eye gouge in South Sydney’s defeat to Wests Tigers.The match review committee on Friday morning charged the Rabbitohs prop...
06:00 2019-06-28

Cardinal George Pell’s Sexual Abuse Conviction Is Upheld The cardinal, 78, who was once an adviser to Pope Francis, is the highest-ranking Roman Catholic leader ever found guilty in a criminal court in the church’s child sex abuse crisis....
04:13 2019-08-21

Former Afghan football president banned for life after being found guilty of sexual abuse "The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned from football for life after FIFA\u0027s ethics committee found him guilty of abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, the global soccer body said on Saturday."...
18:13 2019-06-08

European traders banned from trading Swiss blue chips as EU talks break down European traders are banned from trading stock in hundreds of Swiss companies from Monday following a breakdown of treaty talks between Switzerland and the European Union....
15:52 2019-07-01

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer....
20:00 2019-05-22

Blind British Paralympic ski champion banned from taking guide dog into Sainsbury's A British Paralympic skiing champion has been left "shaken" and "humiliated" after he was barred from taking his guide dog into a Sainsbury's store minutes from the supermarket chain's head office....
15:52 2019-06-08

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
14:26 2019-08-19

Mark Stevens: Who is the banned Warriors minority owner who pushed Kyle Lowry? Mark Stevens has been described by an associate as "a gentleman through and through," but that is in stark contrast to how Kyle Lowry says he acted.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after latest horse death Jerry Hollendorfer banned after horse sustains fatal injuryThirty horses have died at Santa Anita since 26 DecemberHall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned by the ownership of Santa Anita on Saturday after a fourth horse from his stable died – and the 30th overall – at the Southern Califor...
10:52 2019-06-23

Hall of Fame trainer banned from Santa Anita after 30th horse since Dec. 26 dies Hall of Fame horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned from Santa Anita racetrack after the death of another horse under his care.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

‘I Support That.’ Mike Pence Confirms U.S. Embassies Were Banned From Displaying Pride Flags Vice President Mike Pence made it clear that U.S. embassies were told not to display rainbow pride flags celebrating LGBTQ rights on their flagpoles during Pride Month, confirming reports that the Trump administration refused to give embassies permission to do so. Pence told NBC News that he was awa...
19:52 2019-06-11

Facebook Says Natural News Got Banned For Spam, Not For Spreading Health Misinformation and Hate Natural News was banned by Facebook over the weekend, causing founder Mike Adams to call for President Donald Trump to use military action against the tech companies. But we didn’t actually know what moved Facebook to finally ban the website. Facebook now says it banned Natural News for spam.Read mo...
18:39 2019-06-11

Horse racing: Trainer banned after 30th death of season at Santa Anita Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer says it was a "little premature and extreme" for Santa Anita Park to ban him on Saturday after a horse under his supervision died at the track, bringing the number of fatalities there since late December to 30....
12:26 2019-06-23

Russian Olympic chief calls on athletes to stay away from banned coaches: TASS Russia's Olympic chief on Thursday urged athletes to steer clear of coaches banned for doping after Reuters reported that two athletics coaches and one doctor serving doping suspensions were still working with athletes....
20:13 2019-06-13

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, who led Tara Lipinski to the 1998 Olympic gold medal, has been declared “permanently ineligible” by the U.S. Center for SafeSport.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Texas woman banned from Walmart reportedly for eating half a cake and refusing to pay Six months after a Texas woman was banned by Wichita Falls police for drinking wine from a Pringles can, a second has been banned for taking the cake.       ...
07:13 2019-06-29

Huawei P30 Pro camera experience: Stunning results that may be worth owning a banned phone Last year, Huawei passed up Apple in global smartphones sales with recent quarter reports indicating it was fast approaching Samsung at the number one spot. With the current political climate and trade wars, Huawei's future is in flux. However, looking strictly at camera performance, no other phone ...
17:52 2019-05-27

Warriors’ co-owner Mark Stevens banned, fined $500K for shoving Lowry The NBA and the Golden State Warriors said in a statement on Thursday that Stevens, who owns a minority stake in the team, will not be permitted to attend games through the end of the 2019-20 season....
02:39 2019-06-07

Thunder execs got death threats after trading Paul George: ‘Kill everybody’ One man went to extreme measures to express his disapproval of the Thunder trading All-Star Paul George. Oklahoma City police are investigating a potential death threat from an angered fan who severely disagreed with sending George to the Clippers in a deal thats put him alongside Kawhi Leonard. A s...
17:13 2019-07-19

Thais arrest Italian convicted in George Clooney fraud case Thai police say they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after fleeing a jail sentence handed down for fraudulently using George Clooney’s name to lure people into investing in a bogus clothing company...
10:01 2019-06-17

New York's George Washington Bridge re-opened after suspicious package: mayor The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said....
07:13 2019-08-23

George Washington Bridge temporarily shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions for about two hours on Thursday evening before police determined it was not a threat, authorities said. The suspected pipe bomb was reported to be on the New Jersey side of the bridge soon after 9......
09:39 2019-08-23

Trolling Trump, Joe Walsh Tries to Recruit George Conway for Nascent Challenge In a signal that he intends to bait Mr. Trump into engagement with him, Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio show host, is wooing the husband of Kellyanne Conway....
19:39 2019-08-23

Lara Spencer apologizes for criticizing Prince George's ballet lessons "Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer has apologized after she was accused of making a sexist and stereotypical comment about one of Prince George's favorite pastimes....
01:13 2019-08-24

The Making of ‘1984,’ George Orwell’s Nightmare Vision of a World Without Truth “The Ministry of Truth,” by Dorian Lynskey, is a “biography” of the 1949 novel, an enduring icon of state power devoid of moral principle and human concern....
00:39 2019-06-06

Cardinal George Pell appeals child sex abuse conviction in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia — The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from Masses. Australian Cardina...
06:39 2019-06-05

George Clooney, Ben Affleck and Now Robert Pattinson: See Batman's Evolution On the Big Screen Robert Pattinson is saying goodbye to the small town of Forks, Washington and hello to the big city of Gotham. The Twilight star has officially been named as the man who will play Batman......
07:13 2019-06-01

Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say about its ethical credentials, while it continues to...
23:13 2019-06-27

How the world’s dirtiest industries have learned to pollute our politics | George Monbiot The fossil-fuel lobby is threatened by public concern over the climate crisis. So it’s buying influence to get the results it wantsThe tragedy of our times is that the gathering collapse of our life support systems has coincided with the age of public disservice. Just as we need to rise above self-i...
07:39 2019-08-07

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the mid-1990s....
09:00 2019-08-21

George R.R. Martin joins Meow Wolf as ‘chief world builder’ SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — George R.R. Martin, author of the novels that fueled “Game of Thrones,” is teaming up with Meow Wolf, a New Mexico-based art collective. Martin’s storytelling skills will be tapped to tie together the Meow Wolf multi-verse. Inside the collective’s perman...
01:52 2019-06-04

‘The Terror: Infamy’ star George Takei recalls ‘degrading’ internment When George Takei was put in a Japanese internment camp between the ages of 5 and 8, he initially thought it was fun. “It was a few weeks after my fifth birthday [in 1942]. It’s a morning I can never forget,” says Takei, 82. “The soldiers came and took us away from our two-bedroom home......
05:26 2019-08-08

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through questions from three judges presiding over the appeal of Cardinal George Pell, finding it difficult to answer their inquiries about the victim’s evidence an...
16:52 2019-06-06

Foul play unlikely in death of National Enquirer’s Jerry George: cops A former LA bureau chief of the National Enquirer who spoke openly about the supermarket tabloid’s “catch-and-kill” practices died suddenly on a street in Palm Springs, Calif., in the early hours of Aug. 13. Jerry George, 63, was found dead around 2 a.m. only a few blocks from home. “The police told...
13:52 2019-08-21

Australia appellate court upholds sex conviction for former Cardinal George Pell An Australian court rejected an appeal Wednesday for Catholic Cardinal George Pell, the highest-ranking member of the church to be convicted of a sex crime....
16:39 2019-08-21

An Australian Court Has Upheld Child Sex Convictions Against Cardinal George Pell (MELBOURNE, Australia) — An Australian appeals court by a 2-1 ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. The Victoria state Court of Appeal rejected Pell’s appeal of the unanimous verdicts a ...
03:52 2019-08-21

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George Share a Red Carpet Moment as New Clippers At a news conference introducing the two stars, Coach Doc Rivers said there were bigger moments to come for a franchise long overshadowed by that other Los Angeles team....
02:26 2019-07-25

Turns Out George R.R. Martin Is Behind the Game of Thrones Ending With Bran Stark Game of Thrones went off book at the end of its run, telling its own stories with just some guidance from source material author George R.R. Martin. Some of that guidance? It included who became......
02:13 2019-05-31

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984.” Orwell arrived at Jura in May 1946, hoping the fresh air would help a chronic lung condition, and moved into a remote farmhouse. He soon set up a......
23:26 2019-06-08

George Washington mural should be covered but preserved, SF school board decides The San Francisco school board Tuesday voted 4-3 to cover a controversial 1936 George Washington mural at a local high school that includes images of slavery and a dead Native American....
11:26 2019-08-14

Oh No, George R.R. Martin Feels Less Pressure to Finish His Books Now That Game of Thrones Is Over With Game of Thrones now over, fans of the world George R.R. Martin created can turn their attention to the yet-to-be-published final two books in the series. Not that fans haven’t been doing that for a while now, of course...but it should come as no surprise that the author isn’t planning on speedi...
06:00 2019-07-16

Los Angeles Clippers to sign Kawhi Leonard, trade for Paul George The Los Angeles Clippers stunned the NBA world Saturday morning by agreeing to terms with free agent forward Kawhi Leonard and tentatively completing a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for MVP finalist Paul George....
12:39 2019-07-07

San Francisco School Board May Save Controversial George Washington Mural Following outrage over its vote to paint over the murals, which some considered offensive, the board is considering covering them in a way that preserves them....
19:52 2019-08-10

Cardinal George Pell: purported letter from prison sparks investigation Victorian justice department says prisoners are not allowed to post on social media or ask others to post on their behalfAuthorities are investigating whether a letter circulating online, apparently written by disgraced Cardinal George Pell to supporters breaks prison rules.The letter, dated 1 Augus...
21:52 2019-08-10

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George to form superteam in Clippers stunner Kawhi Leonard will be part of a superteam in Los Angeles – it just won’t be with the Lakers. The reigning NBA Finals MVP informed his other suitors that he will sign with the Clippers, according to ESPN. The Lakers and Raptors, with whom Leonard won a title with this season, were also in the......
08:26 2019-07-06

NBA free agency: More fireworks as Clippers add Kawhi Leonard, Paul George The Clippers are going for a title now with addition of two-time NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and All-Star Paul George, while the Lakers lose out.       ...
22:13 2019-07-06

George Takei on His Own Experiences in an Internment Camp and New Show The Terror: Infamy George Takei tells TIME about living in a Japanese-American internment camp as a child and what inspired his new show, ‘The Terror: Infamy.’ You were in Japanese-American internment camps from ages 5 to 8. What was that like? We were plunked down in the swamps of southeastern Arkansas. T...
13:26 2019-08-16

Clippers trading for Paul George and signing Kawhi Leonard, according to a report Associated Press The Los Angeles Clippers made a huge decision. That meant Kawhi Leonard could finally make his. The Clippers will be landing Leonard as a free agent after they acquire Paul George from the Oklahoma City Thunder in a massive trade for players and draft picks, a person familiar with ...
14:13 2019-07-06

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George officially join Los Angeles Clippers Clippers ink blockbuster swap with Thunder on WednesdaySixers make official signings of Tobias Harris and Al HorfordHunter Felt’s NBA free-agency winners and losersPaul George and Kawhi Leonard are now officially with the Los Angeles Clippers, moves that bring both of them back to their native South...
22:13 2019-07-10

Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman George Foreman explains why Andy Ruiz Jr is the last thing that Anthony Joshua needs The post Anthony Joshua must stay away from Andy Ruiz Jr, says the legendary George Foreman appeared first on Boxing News....
16:52 2019-07-06

Trump pressed by Stephanopoulos on McGahn's testimony to Mueller: 'George, you're being a little wise guy' President Trump was pressed by ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on whether he sought the removal of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and why he didn't answer questions from Mueller about obstruction. ...
14:26 2019-06-14

Titans retiring numbers of Eddie George, late Steve McNair Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation from Houston to Tennessee to its lone Super Bowl berth....
13:39 2019-06-13

Princess Charlotte to Join Big Brother Prince George at School This Fall Prince George will have a new--but familiar--classmate when he starts school this fall. Princess Charlotte will join her big brother at Thomas's Battersea in London this September.......
18:52 2019-05-24

Prince George Adorably Shows Off His Missing Tooth in 6th Birthday Photos Prince George is living his best life! The little royal (and future king) has plenty to smile about now that he's 6-years-old. That's right, the eldest son of Prince William and......
01:52 2019-07-22

George R.R. Martin reveals intriguing new details about HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel Filming has begun in Northern Ireland for HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series. It’s been a bit of a mystery up to this point, with the cable network having confirmed some cast members’ names … and not much else about the show or its story. We do know it’s set in a ver...
01:52 2019-07-10

UA President Robbins & entire campus mourn loss of George Kalil TUCSON – George Kalil, long-time University of Arizona basketball fan, donor and beloved community member, has died at the age of 81. Below, you’ll find a statement from University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins on the death of Kalil: Dr. Robert C. Robbins said: “George wa...
08:52 2019-07-12

UK's Princess Charlotte, four, to join brother George at south London school Britain's Princess Charlotte, fourth in line to the throne, will start at the same private London school as her brother George from September, Kensington Palace said on Friday....
21:13 2019-05-24

30th Horse Dies At Santa Anita; Hall Of Fame Trainer Banned From Track A four-year-old gelding named American Currency was euthanized after sustaining an injury on Santa Anita’s training track on Saturday. It was the first time that a horse died as a result of a training track injury, and the 30th death of the racing season at Santa Anita. It was also the fourth death ...
23:39 2019-06-23

Head of NYPD Group Is Losing His Mind Over Firing of Cop Who Put Eric Garner in Banned Chokehold The head of the New York Police Department’s Lieutenants Benevolent Association wrote on Tuesday that he is “disgusted” at the recent firing of Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Eric Garner in a banned chokehold in 2014, according to an email shown to Splinter News....
08:39 2019-08-21

Famed figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned for life over sex abuse claims Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan — who led Tara Lipinski to gold at the 1998 Olympics — has been banned from the sport for life over allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct. The US Center for SafeSport, an independent nonprofit that examines accusations of abuse and m...
07:26 2019-08-22

Vail School District: Student-led petition to get animal costumes banned leads to arrest TUCSON – A student has been arrested in connection to a serious threat at Andrada Polytechnic High School on Thursday. According to a spokesperson with the Vail Unified School District, a group of students regularly come to school wearing cat ears, tails and other pet costume accessories. The ...
15:39 2019-08-24

Seth Meyers on Alabama anti-abortion law: Can you imagine how GOP would react if states banned all guns? Late-night host Seth Meyers spent time on Thursday ripping into Alabama's new anti-abortion law, which bans most abortions and does not provide exemptions for cases of rape and incest, saying those praising the law would react differently if it involved firearms....
14:39 2019-05-21

Legendary figure skating coach Richard Callaghan banned from sport over sexual misconduct Richard Callaghan, the man who coached Tara Lipinski to Olympic gold as well as six-time U.S. champion Todd Eldredge, has been banned from figure skating by the U.S. Center for SafeSport for sexual misconduct....
21:39 2019-08-22

Amazon Has Ceded Control of Its Site. The Result: Thousands of Banned, Unsafe or Mislabeled Products Just like other tech companies that have struggled to tackle misinformation on their platforms, Amazon has proven unable or unwilling to effectively police third-party sellers on its site. A Wall Street Journal investigation found 4,152 items declared unsafe by federal agencies, deceptively labeled ...
03:39 2019-08-24

Exclusive: Banned Russian athletics coach wins state contracts for sports facility Russian race walking coach Viktor Chegin, who was banned for life for doping in 2016, has won state contracts to provide security at a sports venue where he was formerly head coach, procurement documents and tax records show....
15:00 2019-06-06

US Figure Skating has banned longtime coach Richard Callaghan after sexual abuse allegations Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from US Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater....
23:39 2019-08-22

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

Horse trainer banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack after 30th animal dies A Hall of Fame horse trainer was banned from Santa Anita Park racetrack in Southern California on Friday after a 30th horse died at the track since this season's racing began in December....
10:13 2019-06-23

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
06:13 2019-08-17

The company behind 'Fortnite' told UK lawmakers that the game isn't addictive, after Prince Harry said it was 'irresponsible' and should be banned "Fortnite"/Epic Games Epic Games defended the business model of its hit game "Fortnite" during a hearing with UK Parliament's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. "Fortnite" is a free-to-play game with more than 250 million registered players, and that earned an estimates $2.4 billion-plus ...
07:26 2019-06-22

Congress Is Killing That Sketchy Provision That Banned the Government from Offering Free Tax Filing Software How about a bit of good news? It looks like the controversial provision in the Taxpayer First Act that would have prevented the Internal Revenue Service from directly competing with filing services offered through the Free File Program will no longer be part of the bill.Read more......
20:00 2019-06-07

A woman has been banned from Walmart after she reportedly ate half a cake in the store and then refused to pay full price Shutterstock A customer has been barred from a Walmart in Wichita Falls, Texas, after officials say she refused to pay for a cake that she had already partially eaten. When the woman arrived at the register, Walmart employees said that she demanded a discount because half the cake was missing. A st...
23:39 2019-07-03

The US fired off a previously banned missile, the first since the collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms pact with Russia DoD photo by Scott Howe The US military conducted its first flight test of a ground-launched cruise missile in a test that would have been banned prior to the recent collapse of a Cold War-era nuclear arms agreement with Russia. After withdrawing from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Trea...
22:52 2019-08-19

Daniel Sturridge fined and banned for breaching betting rules as FA appeal for stronger punishment Daniel Sturridge was today banned from domestic football matches for six weeks and fined £75,000 after an independent regulatory commission found him guilty of breaching betting rules....
19:39 2019-07-18

Mike Tyson, Floyd Landis among athletes asking WADA to remove marijuana from banned list Athletes for CARE requested WADA – the organization that sets drug policy for Olympic sports – remove THC from its banned list in a letter Thursday.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

San Francisco School Board Votes to Cover Controversial George Washington Murals “The Life of George Washington,” a series of murals at a high school that includes images of slaves and a dead Native American, has been a source of debate for over half a century....
13:39 2019-06-28

On Late Night, George Takei calls Trump's camps "a grotesque new low" for America George Takei’s position as Lieutenant (then Captain) Hikaru Sulu has long made him the revered goofy grandpa of nerd-dom, with the now 82-year-old actor parlaying his Star Trek fame into a career as his inimitably droll, sonorous, and happily self-parodying self. And, as he showed Seth Meyers while ...
16:00 2019-08-13

George RR Martin (sort of) reveals whether the end of his 'Game of Thrones' book will match the show George RR Martin has spoken. And like everyone else who loves "Game of Thrones," the author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" books is in his feelings about the show ending. But he also has lots of news to share!...
16:00 2019-05-21

Steve Ballmer Appears To Be In Heat While Introducing Kawhi Leonard And Paul George The Los Angeles Clippers held an introductory press conference today for new players Paul George and Kawhi Leonard. Also on stage was team owner Steve Ballmer, known for being shiny, red, and het up while courtside at his team’s games. In a sense, this is charming: Ballmer’s one of the team owners w...
02:39 2019-07-25

U of A athletics releases statement on death of George Kalil, longtime donor & die-hard fan TUCSON – Die-hard Arizona basketball fan and Tucson philanthropist George Kalil has passed away at the age of 81.  He’s known for not only contributing hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Arizona program but also being a super fan who attended every home and away basketball game. Her...
08:52 2019-07-12

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
21:13 2019-07-01

Legendary boxer George Foreman willing to manage Anthony Joshua after upset loss British boxer Anthony Joshua was on the receiving end of one of the biggest upsets in the sport when he lost to Andy Ruiz Jr. in a seventh-round technical knockout for his heavyweight titles Saturday....
16:52 2019-06-04

Key Mueller probe witness George Nader arrested on child porn charge George Nader, a Middle East power broker who cooperated with former special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, was arrested Monday on federal charge for allegedly transporting child pornography....
04:52 2019-06-04

Mueller witness George Nader charged with transporting 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn George Nader, who was a key witness in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, has been charged in a new federal indictment with transporting a 14-year-old boy for sex, child porn, and carrying obscene materials into the United States....
18:00 2019-07-19

Carmageddon: it’s killing urban life. We must reclaim our cities before it’s too late | George Monbiot Land Rover’s latest ads would have us believe that gas guzzlers contribute to urban culture. They do exactly the oppositeWhat is the best way of wrecking a city? Pour cars into it. Heavy traffic, 50 years of research shows, breaks up communities, disrupts social life and crushes local cultures. Nois...
23:39 2019-06-20

George Takei's real-life internment formed the foundation of 'The Terror: Infamy' "I was astounded by the recognition of the barracks," said George Takei, recalling his time on the set of "The Terror: Infamy," the second instalment of AMC's now-ongoing horror anthology series. The new season is set against an historical backdrop that Takei, at 82, remembers all too vividly from h...
00:39 2019-08-14

Leak reveals Bandai Namco’s Elden Ring from George R.R. Martin and From Software Thanks to a security leak, gamers have found three new games that Bandai Namco is reportedly planning to reveal at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) game trade show next week.Read More...
04:00 2019-06-08

George R.R. Martin Only Came To Set When We Were Filming Scenes With Nudity In Them, Didn’t Talk To Anyone, Then Immediately Left After They Were Over As the showrunner of Game Of Thrones, adapting the incredible work of author George R.R. Martin for television was one of the greatest honors of my career. And even though Martin is a famously fickle and detail-oriented author, he was very trusting and hands-off throughout the entire filming process...
10:39 2019-06-15

GMA's Lara Spencer Apologizes for "Insensitive Comment" About Prince George Taking Ballet Lara Spencer took to Instagram on Friday to apologize for an "insensitive comment" she made about Prince George taking ballet classes on Good Morning America. "My sincere......
07:13 2019-08-24

George R. R. Martin defends 'Game of Thrones' writers, says it's 'silly' to ask if ending is 'real' Fans wondering if "Game of Thrones'" ending was the "true" ending of George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels got an answer from the author himself Monday night. Yes and no....
16:39 2019-05-21

From Jesús Vallejo to George Hirst: 10 astute Premier League summer buys Amid all the headlines of record-breaking deals, some top-flight clubs have made clever acquisitions for a fraction of the price David Martin, goalkeeper, Millwall to West Ham, freeYou may recall Martin as the goalkeeper who made the catastrophic error that cost Millwall a place in the semi-finals o...
15:26 2019-08-08

In 2007 George R.R. Martin Visited Second Life And Talked About The Future Of Game Of Thrones Game Of Thrones recently ended and while not everyone loved the final episodes, no one can deny how huge and popular the show has become. Millions of people around the world watched each episode. But back in 2007, the TV show didn’t exist, George R.R. Martin was still working to release the latest b...
22:00 2019-05-27

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not seek a reduced sentence if the court of appeal upholds his conviction for sexually abusing two Melbourne choirboys in the 1990s.Pell has been behind bar...
12:52 2019-05-27

It's Official: Elden Ring Is A Collaboration Between George R.R. Martin And The Developers Of Dark Souls Game of Thrones and Dark Souls are colliding. A trailer for a new From Software game called Elden Ring was shown at E3 2019's Microsoft press conference today. The catch: it’s set in a fictional world designed by Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and best-selling author George R.R. Martin....
04:52 2019-06-10

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin teases book ending, what’s next for series “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin hinted at what’s next for the acclaimed fantasy series following the finale of its HBO television adaptation Sunday night and teased fans with how the books may end differently—or not....
19:01 2019-05-21

George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president' after his attacks on progressive congresswomen George Conway, husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, called President Donald Trump "a racist president" after remarks the President made attacking progressive Democratic congresswomen of color....
01:39 2019-07-17

Watch: George Springer sets Astros' leadoff homer record vs. Tigers Center fielder George Springer set the franchise record for leadoff homers in a single season by belting his 10th game-opening bomb of the year in a win against the Detroit Tigers....
17:26 2019-08-21

Winners (Clippers) and losers (Lakers) from the Kawhi Leonard-Paul George bombshell The Clippers and Thunder are obvious winners while the Lakers and Raptors are obvious losers. But there's more to the moves than just these four squads....
20:26 2019-07-06

England pair Owen Farrell and George Ford to start together for first time in over a year Owen Farrell and George Ford will this weekend start a Test together for the first time in over a year after they were both named in England's team to face Ireland....
18:52 2019-08-22

Police investigate death threats against Thunder in wake of Paul George trade A man allegedly left two voicemails in which he made threats against general manager Sam Presti, coach Billy Donovan and the Thunder front office.       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Last Christmas: first trailer for Emma Thompson romcom featuring the music of George Michael Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding star in the yuletide release, which is scripted by and co-stars Thompson, with Paul Feig as directorThe first trailer for Last Christmas, the highly-anticipated romcom scripted by Emma Thompson and themed around the songs of George Michael, has been released.The film,...
14:13 2019-08-14

George Clooney thought he broke his neck in 2018 motor vehicle crash “Split my helmet in half. It knocked me out of my shoes," George Clooney said giving details of the crash that happened in Italy.        ...
18:53 2019-05-23

‘Fake George Clooney’ nabbed in Thailand for hustling bogus fashion line Francesco Galdelli and spouse Vanja Goffi — dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" — were nabbed Saturday in a luxury villa in Pattaya following a joint operation by Interpol agents from Rome and Thai authorities....
23:52 2019-06-16

Analysis: More voters think Donald Trump is a racist than thought George Wallace was in 1968 A Quinnipiac University poll out this week shows that a majority (51%) of voters believe that President Donald Trump is a racist. Forty-five percent say that he is not....
21:00 2019-07-31

James Doyle to challenge Enable on Crystal Ocean in King George at Ascot • Doyle picks up spare ride on second-favourite for the race• King George will include at least half a dozen Group One winnersJames Doyle will climb aboard one of the best spare rides of the season on Saturday week, after he was booked to ride Crystal Ocean, the second favourite, for Sir Michael Sto...
20:52 2019-07-17

What if the Pacers hadn't traded Kawhi Leonard in 2011? And had kept Paul George? Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are Clippers now. They were briefly on the Pacers in 2011. How would Pacers history have changed if they had kept both?       ...
22:13 2019-07-06

Major Blow: Caster Semenya Is Banned From Competing in Her Beloved 800-Meter Race at World Championships Since 2015, elite runner Caster Semenya has gone undefeated in the 800-meter event at the world track and field championships, but in a major setback, a major ruling means she won’t be allowed to compete in that event as long as she continues to refuse hormone treatments to reduce her testosterone l...
19:39 2019-07-31

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international and national soccer activities, and was fined the ...
21:52 2019-06-08

Mackenzie Lueck murder suspect previously accused of rape, banned from Utah State campus The man charged with murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was previously accused of raping a coworker, who reportedly didn't press charges but wanted the incident recorded "in case he did the same thing to someone else."...
18:52 2019-07-03

The knitting website Ravelry banned support for President Donald Trump. Here's how Twitter reacted An online knitting and crafting community has banned posts and projects in support of President Donald Trump and his administration.        ...
03:39 2019-06-24

Kawhi Leonard picks Clippers and partnership with Paul George, stunning Raptors and Lakers Leonard, the crown jewel of the NBA’s 2019 free agency class, will reportedly be joined by all-star forward Paul George, who will reportedly arrive to the Clippers via a blockbuster trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder....
10:13 2019-07-06

A California school board has voted to paint over a mural of George Washington. Educators want to save it Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Los Angeles Lakers' Moritz Wagner apologizes for liking tweet defending George Zimmerman Los Angeles Lakers rookie Mortiz Wagner apologized Wednesday for appearing to like a tweet that defended George Zimmerman over the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2012....
00:52 2019-06-21

So handsome! Prince George flashes toothy grin in new photos marking his sixth birthday Prince George, cute as a button, turns 6 on Monday, giving millions a chance to coo over his latest birthday photos released by Will and Kate.        ...
02:00 2019-07-22

Remembering George Tiller and his vital legacy in American abortion history | Carole Joffe The Kansas doctor, murdered 10 years ago by an anti-abortion zealot, was a true pioneer who developed unique ways to care for womenTen years ago, on 31 May 2009, George Tiller, an abortion provider in Kansas, was assassinated in his church by an anti-abortion zealot. Given today’s turbulent environm...
15:13 2019-05-31

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin says outspoken fans won’t influence book ending "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin won’t let outspoken fans of the acclaimed HBO show dictate how he writes the book ending of his epic fantasy saga....
04:01 2019-07-16

Elden Ring from George R.R. Martin could be the Dark Souls Game of Thrones fans dream of Gamers are already getting something huge from E3 2019 in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for gamers that don't want to go to space, Microsoft's E3 keynote also brings with it another game to get hyped for: Elden Ring.This new game is a George R.R. Martin project that wa...
00:00 2019-06-10

Emmy snubs: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Emma Stone left out of nominations Plenty of A-listers were shut out of Tuesday's Emmy nominations, while "Game of Thrones" and "Barry" predictably dominated.        ...
07:52 2019-07-18

Prince William posts a Father's Day photo with Louis. But, oops, where are George and Charlotte? Some fans criticized Prince William for being too exclusive when it came to his Father's Day photo choices: Not all of his kids were pictured.        ...
04:52 2019-06-17

George Nader, Businessman Named in Mueller Probe, Faces Child Pornography Charges (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — A Lebanese-American businessman who worked to advance Saudi Arabia’s agenda to the Trump administration and who later provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller about his efforts to connect a Russian banker to members of Trump’s transition t...
00:26 2019-06-04

Controversial George Washington mural to be covered, not destroyed, San Francisco school board votes San Francisco's school board voted Tuesday to cover up, but preserve, a mural depicting slavery, a murdered Native American and George Washington.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

‘I Cannot Tell a Lie’: Decision to Paint Over George Washington Mural Raises Dem Fears of a Campaign Gift to Trump Controversy is roiling Democratic circles in San Francisco over a controversial decision by the city’s school board to paint over an early-20th-century mural that depicts George Washington as a slave owner as well as a military commander who oversaw the decimation of Native Americans....
02:39 2019-07-23

Battaash wins third King George, Dettori continues to roll, Enable plans outlined Battaash scored his third straight win in the King George at Goodwood, Frankie Dettori took his dominating string of wins to France and John Gosden outlined plans for super mare Enable....
00:52 2019-08-06

Kawhi Leonard signing with Los Angeles Clippers; Paul George joining him via monster trade Kawhi Leonard is joining the Los Angeles Clippers, and he won't be coming alone: Paul George will be joining him via a monster trade with the Thunder.       ...
12:26 2019-07-06

Prince George is surprise guest at Will & Kate's regatta, dons proper sailing cap Prince George was a star attraction at Will and Kate's inaugural charity regatta off the Isle of Wight, decked out in proper sailing gear.        ...
21:00 2019-08-08

Antifa’s ‘Iron Front’ symbol banned by Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders With another confrontation between supporters of Antifa and the Proud Boys expected on the streets of Portland, Ore., next weekend, two pro soccer teams in the Pacific Northwest are trying to help keep the focus on the game instead of politics at their home matches....
12:39 2019-08-11

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

A casting call seeking a 'very pretty' girl for a Milka chocolate ad banned overweight or redhead children from applying Rose Prouser/Reuters & Shutterstock A casting call for Milka chocolate sparked outrage by banning overweight or redhead children from applying. The ad, which was spotted by performer Helen Raw, read: "Eye colour and hair colour are not important but no red hair [...] she must NOT have reached puber...
02:13 2019-08-14

Warriors minority owner Mark Stevens banned one year, fined $500K for pushing Kyle Lowry The fan who pushed Raptors guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the NBA Finals has been identified as Mark Stevens, part owner of the Warriors.        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Ravelry, a social network for knitters with 8 million members, banned users from showing support for Donald Trump on the platform Lucy Nicholson/Reuters On Sunday, an online knitting community with 8 million members called Ravelry announced it was banning support for President Donald Trump and his administration on its site. It said that it would ban posts or content supporting Trump, but it would not delete project data, nor...
01:13 2019-06-24

‘Italian Bonnie and Clyde’ arrested in Thailand, charged with impersonating George Clooney They’re being called the “Italian Bonnie and Clyde” except this couple’s time on the run didn’t end in a shootout. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
02:00 2019-06-18

Pharrell Williams, George Takei and more stars send thoughts, prayers after Virginia Beach shooting Celebrities are taking to social media to send their love and support after the mass shooting in Virginia Beach Friday, including Pharrell Williams.        ...
21:13 2019-06-01

Whoopi Goldberg praises George Bush on immigration efforts after 'View' co-hosts bash Trump Co-hosts on "The View" were irate on Thursday as they reacted to news that the Trump administration had decided to cut English classes and other services for migrant children in U.S. custody....
23:39 2019-06-06

Pranks, Privacy and Lots of Pizza: Inside Ella and Alexander Clooney's Fun Childhood With George and Amal Gourmet pizza. Play dates with the royal family. That's just life when you are the kids of George Clooney. George and Amal Clooney are celebrating the second birthday of their twins......
14:13 2019-06-06

Cboe Global Markets’ Exchanges to Close Wednesday for Day of Mourning to Honor President George H.W. Bush CHICAGO – December 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its U.S. exchanges will close on Wednesday, December 5, in observance of the national Day of Mourning to honor Former President George H. W. Bush, who passed aw...
16:00 2019-05-21

Vatican invokes Cardinal George Pell's 'right to appeal' after child sexual abuse conviction upheld Former Vatican treasurer, and most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual assault, maintains innocence after losing appealThe most senior Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of child sexual abuse, Cardinal George Pell, has lost his appeal against his conviction,...
22:13 2019-08-21

George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll’s Assault Accusations Against Trump George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, has spoken out about writer E. Jean Carroll’s new sexual assault accusations against the President. In an op-ed for the Washington Post posted Saturday, Conway wrote that CarrollR...
05:39 2019-06-24

The Queen apparently favors Prince George and leaves presents at the foot of his bed when he visits the Buckingham Palace Ranald Mackechnie/Royal Mail/Getty Images A royal insider told the Daily Mail that the Queen apparently favors Prince George, who turns 6-years-old tomorrow, and leaves presents at the foot of his bed when he visits Buckingham Palace. George, who is third in line to the throne, calls his 93-year-ol...
14:26 2019-07-22

'Italian Bonnie and Clyde' arrested in Thailand, accused of pretending to be George Clooney to sell clothes A husband and wife known as the “Italian Bonnie and Clyde” were arrested Saturday after years on the run with the husband allegedly pretending to be George Clooney online to sell clothes....
02:39 2019-06-17

Oklahoma City Thunder officials receive threatening voicemail after Paul George trade, police say Oklahoma City Thunder officials received death threats from a man who appeared to be upset after the team traded MVP candidate Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers, police said....
20:00 2019-07-18

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin hints prequel series will have fan-favorite family, creatures “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin has released some new details on the state of Westeros in HBO’s upcoming prequel of the epic fantasy – a series that so far has been kept under wraps....
22:13 2019-07-09

Lara Spencer sparks outrage for laughing at Prince George loving ballet, issues apology 'GMA's Lara Spencer sparked uproar from viewers and celebs who criticized her reaction to Prince George's ballet class. Read her apology here.        ...
00:52 2019-08-24

Prince George got a tennis lesson from Roger Federer, who said the potential future king's game is 'already good' AP/AP Kate Middleton revealed earlier this month that Prince George got a tennis lesson from Roger Federer. Federer called the future king "cute," and said that it was a "big" deal to be considered his favorite tennis player. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Prince George recently got a ...
04:39 2019-07-14

Russia vows not to be pulled into a ‘costly arms race’ as Pentagon tests cruise missile no longer banned by Cold War treaty THE RACE IS ON: Just two weeks after withdrawing from the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the United States made good on its promise to develop a new class of ground-based cruise missile to match the threat from Russia and China....
18:39 2019-08-20

George Conway mocks concerns over publishing donors after wife Kellyanne decries practice on social media Attorney George Conway, the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, created an awkward scene on social media Wednesday when he mocked a concern that his wife had been highlighting on her Twitter feed....
20:26 2019-08-07

Cops: Man Threatened To Blow Up Oklahoma City Because The Thunder Got Rid Of Carmelo Anthony, Paul George, And Russell Westbrook This past week, Oklahoma City police filed a search warrant to get information about a person who left two threatening voicemails in the general mailbox for the Oklahoma City Thunder. That person made the calls shortly after 1 a.m. on July 6 from a number with a Georgia area code—though the caller ...
02:39 2019-07-22

David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, and Felicity Jones join George Clooney's Good Morning, Midnight Former actor/tequila baron George Clooney is tentatively getting back into show business, first with Hulu’s Catch-22 show and those Nespresso ads, and later this year he’ll start production on his adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 novel Good Morning, Midnight. The book is about the parallel st...
09:52 2019-08-21

Left-wing billionaire George Soros accused by Albania's president of 'conspiracy' aimed at destabilizing country The president of Albania on Tuesday denounced municipal elections that took place on Sunday as a “farce”, accusing left-wing billionaire philanthropist George Soros of being involved in a “conspiracy”...
21:26 2019-07-02

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking victim named Bill Richardson, George Mitchell in newly released documents A woman who has long claimed disgraced money man Jeffrey Epstein forced her to have sex with powerful men named two prominent Democratic politicians - former Sen. George Mitchell and ex-New Mexico governor and Clinton cabinet official Bill Richardson - in documents unsealed Friday by federal prosecu...
02:52 2019-08-10

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website published a statement Sunday, outlining its new policy...
19:52 2019-06-27

Extremely Frustrating: George R.R. Martin Has Pushed Back The Release Of The Last Two ‘GOT’ Books After Getting Stuck Behind Someone Filling Up A Water Bottle At A Drinking Fountain Here’s a piece of news that’s guaranteed to ruin the day of any Song of Ice And Fire fans eagerly awaiting the final installments in the book series: George R.R. Martin has pushed back the release of The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring after getting stuck behind someone filling up a water bott...
17:39 2019-07-18

Bring your own bottle: Plastic bottle sales banned at San Francisco airport Starting this month, SFO travelers who need plain water will have to buy refillable aluminum or glass bottles if they don't bring their own.       ...
03:52 2019-08-03

Gardener banned from his own back yard in neighbourhood 'war of the roses' An award-winning gardener convicted of harassing his downstairs neighbour in a green-fingered feud has been banned from tending the plants and flowers in his own back yard....
19:00 2019-08-13

Elton John biopic 'Rocketman' banned in Samoa for depictions of homosexuality The Pacific nation of Samoa has banned the Elton John biopic “Rocketman” because of its depictions of homosexuality.        ...
18:00 2019-06-11

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
11:00 2019-05-31

Mom of bullied daughter banned for giving 'free (expletive) whooping' tickets to students Christian Tinsley was banned from her daughter's school after she was filmed telling a group of middle schoolers to leave her child alone – or else.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Athletics: Former Kenya athletics head Rotich banned for 10 years Michael Rotich, the former head of Kenya's track and field team, has been banned from athletics for 10 years after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) found him guilty of "dishonest and corrupt" conduct....
20:39 2019-05-22

Soccer: Former Afghan soccer president banned for life The former president of the Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) has been banned for life from all soccer-related activities for abusing his position and sexually abusing female players, FIFA announced on Saturday....
17:13 2019-06-08

George Hamilton has never voted, says actors 'have no qualifications' to talk politics George Hamilton said he believes it's irresponsible for actors to share their opinions on political issues because they "have no qualifications."        ...
03:00 2019-08-03

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry anger fans over Prince George birthday wish Meghan Markle and Prince Harry drew the ire of the royal fanbase on Monday over their birthday wish to nephew Prince George, who turned 6 on July 22....
07:39 2019-07-24

Paul George on pairing with Kawhi Leonard on Clippers: 'This was destined' After he and Kawhi Leonard were introduced as the newest members of the Clippers, Paul George said the LA natives were "supposed to play together."       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

George Galloway 'sacked' from TalkRadio over Champions League comments George Galloway has revealed he has been sacked from Talk Radio following a huge backlash to comments he made about Liverpool's Champions League win over Tottenham Hotspur....
13:26 2019-06-03

Prince George Looks So Grown-Up in Family Photo With Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis Prince George turned 6 years old on Monday and received well-wishes from royal admirers near and far. One of these celebratory messages came from Domhnall--the mascot of the Irish Guards.......
19:52 2019-07-22

Aw! Prince Louis Wears Prince George's Adorable Hand-Me-Down Shorts Cuteness overload! Prince George's adorable shorts have been passed down to his siblings. Back in April 2014, a 9-month-old George was photographed in Canberra, Australia, alongside......
15:00 2019-05-21

Jenna Bush Hager says dad George W. Bush destroyed her Nirvana CD: ‘There was a really bad song on it’ Jenna Bush Hager admitted her father, former President George W. Bush, destroyed one of the first CDs she’s ever purchased after hearing the lyrics of a controversial song....
19:13 2019-05-31

How Kate Middleton and Prince William Are Really Getting Prince George Ready to Be King One day, everything that the light touches, will belong to him. Wait, that's The Lion King, but Prince George's birthright--reign over the United Kingdom and, as of now, 16......
19:52 2019-07-22