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Why it’s time to stop worrying about the decline of the English language

People often complain that English is deteriorating under the influence of new technology, adolescent fads and loose grammar. Why does this nonsensical belief persist? By David ShariatmadariThe 21st c...

Why it’s time to stop worrying about the decline of the English language

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How we can learn to stop worrying and love language – books podcast On this week’s podcast, we’re exploring the ways language and punctuation are evolving. Guardian journalist David Shariatmadari comes in to talk about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s much discussed language rules for his staff, and why he banned words such as “very”, “ongoing” and “unacceptable”, and declared the...
15:13 2019-08-07

ESPN+ is the English-language home for Copa America in the US If you want to watch the hottest soccer (or rather futbol) tourney in the Americas, you'll have to pony up for an ESPN+ subscription. The service has struck a deal to become the sole home for English-language coverage of the 2019 CONMEBOL Copa Ameri......
22:00 2019-05-28

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly began bursting with new life, as people started usin...
12:52 2019-07-18

K-pop boy band Monsta X to release new English-language single South Korean boy band Monsta X will issue its new English-language single, "Who Do U Love?" later this week, the group's management agency said Thursday....
06:26 2019-06-14

Love v l’amour: is English destroying the world’s sexiest language? In France, the culture minister has announced plans to strengthen a law that compels advertisers to say things in FrenchLe français is the language of l’amour. But there, it appears, lies le rub. Instead of tweeting about l’amour, the French have seemingly taken to calling it “love”. They are also p...
01:13 2019-08-06

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
02:52 2019-06-11

MLB, long expecting Latin players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
18:39 2019-06-04

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands was legally allowed to die by euthanasia. Most of these outlets are reporting the same basic story: that Noa Pot...
23:00 2019-06-05

BTS unveils 'Dream Glow', their latest English language crossover smash, with Charli XCX 'Dream Glow' is BTS' latest attempt at a crossover after its Top 10 hit 'Boy With Luv,' with lyrics in Korean and Spanish — and featuring Charli XCX.        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

Language wars: the 19 greatest linguistic spats of all time Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?What is it about language that gets people so hot under the collar? That drives them to spend hours arguing with strangers on the internet, to go around...
17:52 2019-06-17

Border Apprehensions Decline for First Time Since January The number of people arrested while crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28% in June, the first decline since January....
04:52 2019-07-10

NVIDIA's AI advance: Natural language processing gets faster and better all the time Yesterday NVIDIA announced record-breaking developments in machine learning for natural language processing. How and why did it do this, and what does it mean for the world at large?...
20:39 2019-08-14

French Inventor Hoverboards Across the English Channel, Manages Not to Crash This Time We all know that age-old adage: if you don’t succeed, try, try again. Sometimes you’ve just got to pick yourself up by your bootstraps, get back on your hoverboard, and give crossing that English Channel another go.Read more......
21:39 2019-08-04

Google’s latest language machine puts emphasis back on language Carnegie Mellon and Google's Brain outfit have tried to undo some of the techniques of Google's BERT machine learning model for natural language processing. They propose a new approach called "XLNet." Built on top of the popular "Transformer" A.I. for language, it may be a more straightforward way t...
00:39 2019-06-22

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even astrologists. Less noticed was the fact that Facebook also launched a new programming language to use...
00:52 2019-07-02

U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan covers 'Time,' will decline possible White House invite United States Women's National Team soccer star Alex Morgan is featured on the cover of 'Time' magazine ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. She said she won't go to the White House if the team wins gold in France....
01:01 2019-05-24

Why it's time to stop buying pedigree dogs As the Kennel Club warns the old English sheepdog faces extinction, consider rehoming if you are looking for a new best friend – whatever its ancestry‘What breed is she?” is one of the questions I’ve learned to avoid in the dog park, along with “Ooh, what’s he rolling in?” and “Are you sure that’s p...
21:26 2019-06-17

Stop Impulse Shopping By Converting Prices to Time Whenever I consider getting takeout for lunch or running out for a latte during the workweek, I often pause to think about how much time it will cost me—not the time away from my desk, but rather the time spent working to add up to the amount I am about to spend. It doesn’t always stop me from makin...
04:00 2019-08-09

If You Could Stop Time, Would You? A Novel Puts a Dark Spin on the Question During a worldwide economic collapse, the heroes of Andri Snaer Magnason’s “The Casket of Time” seal themselves in time-proof boxes. So does everyone else....
22:13 2019-07-09

McLaren: High risk to not stop Norris for second time in British GP McLaren says committing Lando Norris to an early final British Grand Prix pitstop would have been "high risk", after the strategy call it made dropped him out of the points...
13:00 2019-07-16

Ferrari Cruise Ended Very Badly for This F50 That Couldn't Stop in Time An armada of Ferraris has been cruising around the island of Capri for an exclusive event called the Cavalcade, which sounds awesome, and probably was, until a 488 Pista inexplicably stopped short and got plowed into by a skidding F50. Occupants appear to be OK but the vehicle looks tragic....
23:52 2019-06-22

UK's Labour aim to seize parliamentary time to try to stop no-deal Brexit Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Tuesday it would try to take control of the parliamentary agenda on June 25 to give lawmakers the chance to introduce legislation aimed at preventing a no-deal Brexit....
18:26 2019-06-11

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody battle for Tripoli” to be avoided, despite the continuing fighting in and around the Libyan capital. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google search—you know, to read a bit about it, maybe. It’s now on its second major U.S. safety recall in less than two months, this time for a side-impact ...
20:26 2019-06-21

Aladdin producer confirms live-action sequel is "in the early stages," so there's still time to stop this thing As with Disney’s other live-action and “live-action, wink wink” remakes, Aladdin made a lot of money. In scientific terms, it generated a “metric crap-ton of cash dollars,” so we probably don’t need to tell you that the folks at Disney are already pondering a sequel to keep that money train chug-chu...
20:13 2019-08-14

Gold's Run Signals Worrying Future Gold has hit an almost six-year high after the Federal Reserve signaled that it was willing to lower interest rates. If rates continue to fall, expect further jumps in the yellow metal. But the moves portend some bad news....
21:26 2019-06-20

A Worrying Jobs Number With Trade Hit Looming May’s employment report wasn’t good, and jobs figures for the previous two months were revised down by a combined 75,000 positions. That puts the Federal Reserve in an uncomfortable bind....
17:26 2019-06-07

Volvo CEO calls possible U.S-Europe trade war 'worrying' President Trump's decision to delay imposing tariffs on European's car industry comes as a welcome relief to automakers, but Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson says the potential of a trade war between the two global power players is "worrying."...
17:52 2019-05-25

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Russian media ahead of a visit to the country....
04:26 2019-06-05

Migration more worrying than climate change for Europeans: survey While climate change is growing in the public consciousness, migration is still the major issue for more EU citizens, according to the results of the European Commission's biannual Eurobarometer public opinion survey....
11:26 2019-08-06

Germany: attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman very worrying German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said reports of attacks on two oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman were very worrying and threatened to lead to an escalation of tensions in the region....
16:39 2019-06-13

Antonio Brown back to worrying about his feet after Helmetgate NAPA, Calif. — Antonio Brown walked onto the Oakland Raiders practice field in his familiar No. 84 jersey surrounded by cameras and received warm greetings from teammates. His weeklong absence to deal with his frostbitten feet and a grievance with the NFL over the use of a helmet has ended and now h...
05:00 2019-08-14

Musk's Las Vegas tunnel plans are worrying Monorail officials Planning documents, obtained by TechCrunch, are revealing much about how Elon Musk's proposed Las Vegas loop would work. The Boring Company is charged with building three tunnels: one for pedestrians and two for passenger "sleds," stretching across t......
17:00 2019-08-02

Jon Gruden Turns Worrying Shade Of Red Over Preseason Delay-Of-Game Penalty Mike Glennon threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to [checks notes] Rico Gafford in the first quarter of Thursday night’s Raiders-Cardinals preseason game on ESPN. Immediately afterward, with the poor, addled fans in attendance still buzzing over the hookup, Oakland’s field goal unit took a delay of game ...
13:00 2019-08-16

The so-called 'economic Cold War' is extremely worrying, French business chief says The U.S. has so far slapped a 25% tariff on $250 billion of Chinese goods, and Beijing has also raised tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of American products....
18:52 2019-07-05

The Guardian view on arms control treaties: how we started worrying again | Editorial The end of the INF nuclear treaty is a bad step that could be followed by a worse oneRelief, however profound, can be quickly replaced by complacency. It is hard to remember how omnipresent the fear of nuclear war once was. Most teenagers surveyed in the UK and US in the early 1980s thought they wer...
20:39 2019-08-01

Murder of Brazilian indigenous leader a ‘worrying symptom’ of land invasion In the wake of the murder of indigenous leader Emrya Wajãpi in Brazil, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has called on the country’s authorities to “react quickly and decisively” to protect the rights of indigenous peoples on their lands....
18:26 2019-07-31

American consumers are worrying more about Amazon's power, a new CNBC survey finds There's been a steady slide toward pessimism among the American public when the topic is Amazon. Whether influenced by politics or not, the changing attitudes may reflect a changing understanding of their role as consumers....
23:00 2019-08-13

Kashmir: India’s ‘draconian’ blackout sets worrying precedent, warns UN Exclusive: Special rapporteur speaks out as Indian-administered territory faces fourth day in lockdown The unprecedented communications blackout imposed on Indian-administered Kashmir could signal a departure in the way democratic states clamp down on information in contentious areas, the UN’s speci...
17:26 2019-08-08

Photos from Greenland reveal worrying cost of European heat wave As Europe reels from a record-breaking heatwave, which has halted the Tour de France and sparked major fires in France, a concerning consequence has been laid bare in striking images from Greenland....
20:39 2019-08-01

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
02:00 2019-06-18

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
03:13 2019-06-13

Intensified Al Qaeda and ISIL activity in Yemen ‘deeply worrying’, says UN Human Rights Office Armed groups affiliated with the Al Qaeda and ISIL terror groups, appear to have intensified their activities in Yemen, Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) declared on Tuesday, describing the situation as an example of “deeply worrying developments” that have ser...
21:26 2019-08-06

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved in accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death before fanning the flames on the conspiracy theory once more....
21:13 2019-08-13

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour trains.The Digi Police app enables victims of groping...
21:13 2019-05-22

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
20:26 2019-08-07

uTalk can teach you a new language for just $20 It's been proven time and time again that learning a new language is one of the best things you can do in order to keep your mind active and healthy—not to mention the more obvious fact that it makes traveling to your favorite foreign destinati......
18:26 2019-05-23

What Language Is The Lotus Evija From? Lotus has officially confirmed its all-electric “hypercar,” of which 130 examples will be built, will be dubbed the Lotus Evija. Evija... Evija.... it glistens on the tongue. But what does it mean?...
23:52 2019-07-05

Learn a New Language While Listening to Audiobooks Using This App When you’re trying to learn a new language, one of the best ways to comprehend how it all goes together is to apply all that vocabulary you’ve learned in a piratical way....
21:26 2019-07-14

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, effort and a whole lot of patience to master a forei...
15:52 2019-08-16

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
16:52 2019-06-01

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” the preferred terms are “climate emergency, crisis...
22:26 2019-05-21

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this week, the researchers describe a novel probabilist...
20:39 2019-06-27

Here's why homeownership is on the decline Homeownership continues to decline. Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics chief economist, and Joe Watkins, former George H.W. Bush White House aide, discuss what it could mean for the real estate market....
01:13 2019-08-01

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
14:39 2019-06-12

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
19:13 2019-07-03

Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels Enochian is a mysterious language that 16th century occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley recorded in their private journals. They claimed this ‘celestial speech’ allowed magicians and occultists to communicate with angelic realms.  In the year 1581, occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley, claimed to...
23:52 2019-06-08

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this time, the causes of the disease are not well underst...
17:26 2019-07-19

Got It launches Querychat natural language BI service A combination of Microsoft and Google technology, cobbled together with human expert assistance, delivers an NLP solution for BI. Can it compete with the likes of Tableau, Microsoft and ThoughtSpot?...
19:39 2019-05-22

"What Sort Of Language Is This," Said Furious PM On Akash Vijayvargiya Lawmakers of the ruling BJP will have a session with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that sources say will include a chat on discipline in the middle of a huge controversy over Akash Vijayvargiya, a......
09:00 2019-07-03

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
00:13 2019-06-14

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
15:13 2019-05-30

My Language-Learning App Has A Leaderboard And It's Ruining My Life I tried to wean myself off my mobile games by learning a new language. Now, instead of being obsessed with tapping on mobile games, I’m obsessed with my language-learning app. Damn it....
19:52 2019-08-20

Sign language interpreter’s ‘rap’ with Twista steals show Amber Galloway Gallego lets her fingers do the rapping. Sure, Twista was declared the “fastest rapper of all time” back in the day when he clocked in at 280 words per minute — but certified American Sign Language interpreter Galloway Gallego, 42, is giving him some stiff competition. Let...
23:26 2019-08-20

OpenAI releases curtailed version of GPT-2 language model OpenAI today said it's releasing a version of GPT-2, but that it's not yet safe for the public release of the original 1.5 billion parameter version.Read More...
08:13 2019-08-21

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a bloody and historic connection to 21 February....
21:00 2019-05-21

Rosalía's 'Spanishisms' upset Catalonia's language purists Catalan pop star uses Spanish words in Milionària, her first single in the local languageThe Catalan pop star Rosalía has upset language purists with her first single recorded in Catalan, by using “Spanishisms” that critics say dilute the language.In Milionària, which received 2m views on YouTube in...
23:52 2019-07-12

Monkey Experiments Offer Clues On Origin Of Language Green and vervet monkeys live on either side of Africa and their evolutionary paths diverged 3.5 million years ago, and yet the two species share a hard-wired vocabulary when faced with danger, clever......
08:52 2019-05-28

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
20:52 2019-07-16

Don’t Believe a Word by David Shariatmadari review – the truth about language A myth-busting account of how languages emerge, change, and influence the way we thinkAs a boy, David Shariatmadari would sit in the hallway and listen to his Iranian father speaking Farsi on the phone to his family in Tehran. It was an early introduction to the estranging beauty of unfamiliar langu...
12:13 2019-08-10

Google executive insists she was 'baited' into 'imprecise language' Google executive Jen Gennai tried to clarify what she meant in a leaked video from Project Veritas which showed her implying Google would try to stop President Trump from being elected in 2020....
23:52 2019-06-27

Delta uniforms will now include sign language as an option Airplanes are often as multicultural as the destinations they're flying to. And now Delta Air Lines has announced that in addition to spoken languages such as Spanish and Russian, in-flight crew members' uniforms will now also indicate whether they know a signed language....
18:39 2019-07-31

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
20:52 2019-06-05

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
07:13 2019-08-07

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s health and reproductive rights in AmericaThe Guar...
16:00 2019-06-07

Duplicity, Grace and Violence: New Spanish-Language Fiction One novel transports readers to 1970s Spain, roiled by the Basque militants; another is about a Spanish-born MI6 agent; a third follows a political prisoner in Uruguay....
23:52 2019-08-05

Sumer: Where Written Language, Arithmetic and Civilization Were Born The Sumerian civilization (known also as Sumer) was one of the earliest civilizations in the world. This ancient civilization emerged in the region of southern Mesopotamia (modern day southern Iraq), between the Tigris and Euphrates River.  ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Apple's Swift programming language: Cheat sheet Apple's Swift has far-reaching effects on all platforms, not just iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS. We dive into why Swift matters, how to use it, and how it differs from Objective-C....
02:13 2019-06-08

U.S. scraps requirement for mortgage borrowers' language preference The U.S. housing finance regulator said on Friday it had reversed a decision to require mortgage lenders to ask what language borrowers spoke because it was not among the "most relevant and useful" information....
06:52 2019-08-10

Adam Brody is no longer worrying about comparisons to 'The O.C.’: 'I'm past that' Expect 'Ready or Not' star Adam Brody to be getting more political. “I will be getting more political not because I want to, but because we have to."        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

U.S.-China Investments Continue to Decline The flow of investment money between China and the U.S. continued to fall in the first half of 2019 as trade tensions took their toll, a new report says....
14:00 2019-08-01

Supermarket sales see first overall decline since 2016 Supermarket sales have fallen for the first time in three years as shoppers' appetite for beer, cider and ice cream fell in comparison with a period last year buoyed by hot weather and the men's football World Cup....
13:00 2019-07-23

FDI Inflows Down 1% In 2018-19, First Decline In Six Years Last time it was in 2012-13 when foreign inflows had registered a contraction of 36 per cent to $22.42 billion compared to $35.12 billion in 2011-12....
16:52 2019-05-28

Oil falls 1% despite large U.S. stockpile decline Oil prices fell 1% on Wednesday, failing to draw lasting support from a large decrease in U.S. crude stockpiles as investors worried about global oil demand....
22:13 2019-07-24

Romney says he may decline to endorse Trump again Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday he may decline to support Donald Trump for president in 2020, explaining, “I wouldn't be surprised if I stay out of the endorsements."...
04:52 2019-06-08

PC Shipments Rise After Several Quarters of Decline Personal-computer shipments rose in the second quarter for the first time since last year, as businesses sought upgrades to technology with new Windows 10 software and a shortage in processors eased....
03:39 2019-07-12

Cognitive decline: A personalized approach could be key A new study paper focuses on developing a clearer picture of how and why cognitive decline occurs, and how doctors could treat it in a personalized way....
20:13 2019-06-30

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
13:39 2019-07-04

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
19:13 2019-05-31

Manholes or maintenance holes? The city rejecting gendered language The city council in Berkeley, California, is removing terms like ‘maiden’ and ‘manpower’ from its municipal code“Mankind”, “manmade”, “he” as a generic pronoun: English words may not be designated masculine or feminine, but the language still bears the mark of patriarchy. With a bit of care, however...
10:52 2019-07-19

Cummings slams Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and devastated the country.“Those in the highest levels of the government must stop invoking fear, usin...
22:13 2019-08-07

Moveworks bets IT overload is a natural language processing problem Help-desk tickets are regularly stranded for 72 hours while admins try to figure out what people are actually asking. Startup Moveworks is adapting natural language understanding to decipher and automate those mysterious requests....
19:52 2019-05-24

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
23:26 2019-08-05

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
14:26 2019-08-06

I'm Grammarly Language Data Manager Courtney Napoles, and This Is How I Work Grammarly, the Chrome extension that helps people write right, bases its spelling, grammar, and word use suggestions on intense analysis of vast databases of the written word. One of the people analyzing that data is Dr. Courtney Napoles, a computer scientist with a background in book editing. We ta...
19:13 2019-07-17

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

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
03:13 2019-06-04

El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
13:39 2019-08-05

New York gangs are using emojis as a secret language to plan crimes Police say violent city street toughs have turned to cutesy emoji and other digital imagery to communicate with each other, using seemingly innocuous symbols as tools of murder, assault, rape and robbery....
10:52 2019-08-04

"Not Realistic": Shashi Tharoor On Making Sanskrit Official Language Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor said that it would be a stretch to suddenly turn Sanskrit into an official or a national language and the decision could have been made much earlier....
10:52 2019-06-07

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
17:39 2019-05-21

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
16:13 2019-06-28

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
20:01 2019-07-23

Guardian spurs media outlets to consider stronger climate language Use of terms ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’ prompts reviews in other newsroomsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment The Guardian’s decision to alter its style guide to better convey the environmental crises unfolding around the world has prompted some other m...
20:52 2019-05-24

UWS firefighter memorial vandalized with crude language, gold paint A resident called in the graffiti on the Firemen's Memorial Terrace at Riverside Drive at 100th Street and said they believe it was tagged sometime between midnight and 8 a.m., the NYPD said....
00:26 2019-06-11

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal Arturo Forrest told The Boston Globe one museum sta...
03:13 2019-05-25

Google launches TensorFlow.Text library for language AI models Google today introduced TensorFlow.Text, a new library for training language understanding AI. The news comes days after the beta release of TensorFlow 2.0.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-10

Opinion: Two all-English finals? Be careful what you wish for... Liverpool and Tottenham in the Champions League final, Arsenal and Chelsea in the Europa League final. Is it all a question of money? And do German teams need to spend more to keep up? No and no, writes DW's Matt Ford....
17:52 2019-05-31

I'm English – but I want USA to beat the Lionesses in the World Cup For all its travails, the United States of America was built for its people. The same cannot be said for the land where I was bornI am an Englishman, Leeds born – Leeds, that damned city – and go at things as I have taught myself, freestyle, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, fi...
21:00 2019-07-01

Juninho: 'I should not have left English football when I did' The little genius talks about his time at Middlesbrough, his vision for Brazilian football and his love of Heinz Baked BeansBy Yellow & Green Football for the Guardian Sport NetworkIt’s the morning after Brazil beat Peru in the Copa América final to lift their first major trophy in 12 years. In an a...
20:52 2019-07-11

English does it all for Georgia Tech against Duke DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Tristin English doubled off the left-field wall with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday, giving Georgia Tech a 5-4 victory over Duke and a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals. English, who also hit a two-run home run and pitched two hitless i...
21:00 2019-05-24

Oil rises on U.S. stock decline, Mideast tensions Oil prices rose 1% on Wednesday, supported by a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and tensions over Iran, but concern about global oil demand capped further gains....
18:52 2019-07-24

Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline Car sales seem to be hitting recession levels of decline, China is eyeballing hydrogen fuel-cell tech, oil tanker attacks boost oil prices, and Infiniti seems to be getting some much needed help. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, June 13, 2019....
01:26 2019-06-14

Coal power in Europe has had its biggest ever decline Electricity generation from coal power stations across Europe fell by nearly a fifth in the first half of 2019, driven by high carbon prices and low gas prices...
21:00 2019-07-31

Prosecutors decline to charge Dodgers' Urias Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will not face charges for his arrest on domestic violence at this time, the Los Angeles City Attorney says. Urias could still face discipline from Major League Baseball....
03:39 2019-06-04

The Volley, Once a Huge Part of the Game, Is in Decline Serve-and-volley points among men went from 9,168 in 2002 to 1,980 in 2018, prompted by four decades of new developments, like the two-handed backhand....
18:39 2019-06-28

U.S. Stocks Decline Amid Trade Woes U.S. stocks fell as a wave of selling that analysts attributed to mounting doubts about a trade deal pulled lower everything from bank stocks to shares of technology companies....
01:39 2019-08-13

The Bank of England’s recipe for managed decline The central bank’s new ideas for how to modernize Britain’s financial system could eat into banks’ revenues, while helping them cut costs. For the wider economy, Brexit will still smother the intended fillip to small-business exporters....
19:26 2019-06-27

Miguel Cabrera's Decline Is Going To Be A Long And Sad Affair I didn’t watch the Tigers lose 5-3 to the Rangers on Tuesday night—I was paying attention, instead, to the local baseball team that was actually trying to win. But a tweet from the Tigers’ broadcasters caught my eye in the middle of the Michigan-Vanderbilt game. I assumed, at first glance, that Migu...
19:13 2019-06-27

Heart problems may hasten cognitive decline (Reuters Health) - Adults with clogged arteries carrying blood to the heart may be more prone to cognitive decline than their counterparts without such cardiac problems, a study suggests....
05:13 2019-06-22

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
18:00 2019-05-21

Islamophobic attacks in Germany sharply decline A parliamentary inquiry has found that anti-Muslim attacks have been dropping steadily since 2017. However, a Left party lawmaker warned that hatred is still being spread widely online and inside communities....
15:26 2019-06-05

Antarctic Sea Ice In Dizzying Decline Since 2014: Study After mysteriously expanding for decades, Antarctica's sea ice cover melted by an area four times greater than France in just a few years and now stands at a record low, according to a study published......
14:00 2019-07-02

Stocks in Asia set to decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 200 points....
03:13 2019-05-29

YouTube anti-vax videos are on the decline but are yet to be wiped out Anti-vaccination views are often spread on YouTube, but new research suggests the site has begun to get a handle on its vaccine disinformation problem...
15:26 2019-07-01

Sperm counts are on the decline – could plastics be to blame? A recent study that tested both men and dogs added to concerns that chemicals in the environment are damaging the quality and quantity of sperm• Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionSurprising new research into dog sperm has reproductive biologists concerned about ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Democrats Blame Trump in Blunt Language for Mass Shooting in El Paso In August of 2016, then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton condemned Donald Trump for “taking hate groups mainstream,” arguing that he would promote prejudice and paranoia if he were elected. Three years later, the candidates vying for the 2020 nomination sounded similar the...
23:26 2019-08-05

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
05:00 2019-08-06

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
01:39 2019-05-23

What Jacob Rees-Mogg's language rules reveal about him | David Shariatmadari His linguistic intolerance suggests a personality that values order and obedience above allJacob Rees-Mogg must be in seventh heaven right now. His obsession with anachronistic rules and rituals finally has a professional justification. Boris Johnson has made him leader of the House of Commons, a Br...
21:13 2019-07-31

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
20:26 2019-05-31

Want a truly mind-expanding experience? Learn another language | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett That Brexit has put British pupils off studying languages is tragic – it’s not just great for your brain, it opens up whole new worldsMore than half the world’s people speak more than one language, and I am one of them: I speak English, Welsh, French and Italian, and wish that I could speak more.Bei...
15:52 2019-07-04

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social med...
16:00 2019-05-21

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

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that ends in y, our favorite Fox & Friends assholes couldn’t help defending the words used by both of th...
20:13 2019-08-06

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
14:39 2019-06-29

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first broke the news, as a “scaling back” of the company’s p...
02:52 2019-07-10

Nvidia trains world’s largest Transformer-based language model Nvidia said it has trained the world's largest Transformer-based models and achieved the fastest training and inference for Google's popular BERT model.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

UK intercepts 74 migrants crossing English Channel The coastguard said the migrant boats were located along Britain's southeast coast. A senior British minister said the situation was "alarming" amid concerns that warming weather could fuel more crossings....
02:39 2019-06-02

French President Macron thanks D-Day veterans in English During the D-Day 75th anniversary ceremony, French President Emmanuel Macron said "we know what we owe" to World War II veterans.        ...
14:52 2019-06-06

20 classics every American should read, according to English professors 24/7 Tempo reached out to several English professors to compile a list of 20 English literature classics everyone should read at least once.        ...
21:39 2019-08-09

Anthony Van Dyck gives O’Brien 7th win in English Derby EPSOM, England (AP) — Top Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien won the English Derby for a record-tying seventh time when Anthony Van Dyck squeezed to a narrow victory in the 240th edition of Britain’s richest flat race on Saturday. One of seven O’Brien entries in a 13-horse race, Anthony v...
20:00 2019-06-01

| English crowds excite Aussies ahead of CWC Australia assistant coach Brad Haddin believes his side will relish the "theatre" of an English crowd reacting to the returning Steve Smith and David Warner....
21:39 2019-05-24

30 classics every American should read, according to English professors 24/7 Tempo and USA TODAY reached out to English professors to compile a list of 30 English language classics everyone should read at least once.        ...
06:13 2019-08-17

Maguire £12m more than De Ligt would be English football's most absurd example yet "Harry Maguire moving for £12m more than Matthijs de Ligt would prove to be the greatest example yet that the market for English players has lost all control, writes Michael Hincks."...
12:13 2019-07-18

If English women’s football is to catch the USA’s, schools will be key There is a gulf in funding for girls’ and women’s football between the two countries but the FA plans to narrow it“The last Fifa World Cup was a remarkable achievement but we are setting an even more ambitious target for 2023. To achieve this we will be working tirelessly with the clubs in the FA Wo...
22:39 2019-07-04

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

Model predicts cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s, up to two years out A new model developed at MIT can help predict if patients at risk for Alzheimer’s disease will experience clinically significant cognitive decline due to the disease, by predicting their cognition test scores up to two years in the future. The model could be used to improve the selection of candi...
06:52 2019-08-02

Shops are starting to decline Huawei trade-ins, because no one wants a brick In light of Google’s decision to cut ties with Huawei, which puts Android updates in jeopardy as well as access to the Google Play Store for future Huawei phones, customers in Asia naturally worried those devices are about to become worthless are reportedly racing to trade them in. Only to be ...
18:39 2019-05-22

Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce New Partial Ban on Burqas A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
00:00 2019-08-04

Goldman Sachs Reports Profits, Revenue Decline Goldman Sachs Group’s quarterly profit slipped 6% as clients, spooked by trade tensions and interest-rate whiplash, kept their money on the sidelines. Revenue also fell....
15:52 2019-07-16

Nissan, Volvo and FCA lead European sales decline European car sales dropped 7.9% in June, led by bigger declines for Nissan , Volvo and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , according to industry data published on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-07-17

Gold Prices Decline On Weak Global Cues Traders said weak global cues influenced sentiment. Besides, easing demand from local jewellers and retailers at domestic spot market weighed on gold prices, they said....
17:13 2019-08-02

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications.The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high of more than 10% in 2011 to less than 4% in 2017, ...
20:01 2019-05-28

Bank Stocks Decline After Trump's New Tariff Threat Bank stocks fell sharply after President Trump’s latest tariff threat sent U.S. Treasury yields tumbling and raised new questions about the outlook for economic growth....
00:26 2019-08-02

On First Day of the Partial Ban on Burqas, Dutch Officials Decline to Enforce It A Dutch law, criticized by rights groups as anti-Muslim, went into effect on Thursday, barring face coverings in some public places. Many officials say it’s not a priority....
21:13 2019-08-01

German recession fears after big decline in industrial production Sales of cars and machine parts to far east fall as US–China trade conflict takes its tollGerman industrial production has suffered its biggest annual decline in nine years after the escalating trade war between the US and China took its toll on exports.Europe’s economic engine, which has increasing...
22:39 2019-08-07

AT&T wireless business grows but premium TV subscribers decline AT&T Inc exceeded analyst expectations on Wednesday for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as it eked out some growth in a saturated market and continued to bundle media content from Time Warner into new wireless plans....
15:26 2019-07-24

Planned Parenthood to decline Title X funds over 'gag rule' Planned Parenthood announced Monday it is leaving the Title X program after the government said it must comply with a new rule banning the organization from providing information on abortion access....
22:00 2019-08-19

Decay and decline: Seaside towns desperate for investment A lack of investment, employment and "appalling" transport links are putting the UK's coastal towns at risk, according to the chair of a new parliamentary group tasked with helping seaside resorts....
07:00 2019-08-11

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year Border officials credited the drop to Mexico’s enforcement measures, but immigration experts and former homeland security officials warned that it was too early to determine the long-term effects....
02:26 2019-07-10

New car sales 2019: decline continues with 4.6 per cent fall in May News 5 Jun, 2019 The new-car market continued its downward trend in May, with around 9,000 fewer cars registered compared to the same period in 2018...
17:26 2019-06-05

DDoS attacks soar after long period of decline Last year it appeared that DDoS attacks were on the decline but new research from Kaspersky Lab has revealed   that the number of attacks actually increased significantly during the first quarter of 2019.At the time, the cybersecurity firm's experts assumed that cybercriminals had shi...
22:13 2019-05-21

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former football star George Weah....
03:00 2019-06-08

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese goods last week....
15:13 2019-05-21

Striking photos show environmental decline along the Ganges There's a dreamlike quality to Giulio Di Sturco's photograph of Hindus preparing to bathe in the Ganges. Taken in soft morning light, the image shows devotees assembled by the river, their figures artfully reflected in its still, sacred waters....
22:00 2019-06-17

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month -- under the threat of punishing U.S. tariffs -- to dramatically step up its own immigration enforcement efforts....
01:00 2019-07-10

Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka sharply decline after attack The state-run tourism agency says the arrival of tourists in Sri Lanka rapidly declined in June, dealing a severe blow to the lucrative industry in the aftermath of the Easter suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people....
20:52 2019-07-03

Hyundai Registers 5.6 Per Cent Sales Decline In May 2019 Despite the slump in the Indian auto market, Hyundai Motor managed to post a favourable result for May 2019 sales. The automaker sold a cumulative (domestic+exports) 59,102 units last month, growing......
15:26 2019-06-02

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him As the final live debate of the Conservative leadership contest came to an end on Monday evening, the two men competing to be Britain’s next Prime Minister turned to one another, smiled, and bantered out of range of the room’s microphones. Officially rivals, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt...
18:26 2019-07-16

Tamil Nadu Has Highest Number Of Hindi Aspirants In South: Language Body Data has revealed that Tamil Nadu, the epicentre of the recent row over the Centre's three-language formula, has topped the list among southern states in people volunteering to learn Hindi....
21:13 2019-06-07

Berkeley, California eliminates term ‘manhole’ in push to remove gendered language The term “manhole” is being flushed out of a city’s code in an attempt to remove the gendered language. The ultra-liberal California city of Berkeley approved an ordinance Tuesday to rename the metal discs “maintenance holes” during a push for a gender-neutral code, SF ...
23:39 2019-07-18

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will refer to climate. “This is an epic struggle of ideas, crucial to our future,” wrote one aye-sayer. ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and Cicero....
18:13 2019-06-07

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launched the International Year of Indigenous Languages, ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
12:52 2019-07-03

The English manager in charge of Taiwan's football team Three years ago Louis Lancaster was coaching youth players at Watford. Now he is taking Taiwan up the Fifa world rankingsBy Chris Evans for The Set PiecesIt was the hardest decision of Louis Lancaster’s life. The ambitious coach was on the cusp of starting an exciting new chapter of his career in As...
15:26 2019-05-22

‘We Did It’: Franky Zapata Crosses English Channel on Hoverboard on 2nd Try The French inventor’s jet-powered machine crossed from France to Britain in about 22 minutes. He had fallen into the sea on his previous attempt 10 days ago....
14:52 2019-08-04

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
14:39 2019-07-06

Monitoring group says racism on rise in English soccer English soccer's anti-racism monitors say cases of discrimination have risen for the seventh straight year       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

Istanbul bar owners braced for English soccer fans Running out of beer is simply not an option for Istanbul's bar owners with Chelsea and Liverpool facing off against each other in the first all-English UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-08-13

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
20:13 2019-05-21

Franky Zapata Crosses English Channel on Hoverboard on 2nd Try The French inventor’s jet-powered machine crossed from France to Britain in about 22 minutes. He had fallen into the sea on his previous attempt 10 days ago....
14:13 2019-08-05

Plastic accounts for 60% of litter in English and Welsh canals More than half a million plastic items reach oceans from waterway network each yearAbandoned plastics now account for 59% of the litter found in canals in England and Wales, according to new research which also reveals that more than half a million plastic items reach the oceans every year from the ...
08:52 2019-06-05

English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video Residents of Mevagissey, at the southwestern tip of England, have taken to social media to try to ensure their community keeps its local health services....
00:39 2019-06-07

French inventor crosses the English Channel on his hoverboard Over the weekend, French inventor and former jet-ski champion Franky Zapata made history by crossing the English Channel – which is roughly 35 kilometers (22 miles) wide – on a hoverboard designed by his company. Claiming to have reached speeds of 177 kmph (110 mph) while airborne, the 40-year-old c...
12:52 2019-08-05

French inventor is first to cross English Channel using a hoverboard It took a second try, but Franky Zapata has become the first to cross the English Channel using a hoverboard. The French inventor used his jet-powered Flyboard Air to travel the 22 miles from France to England in 22 minutes, briefly landing on a boat......
15:52 2019-08-05

French inventor crosses English Channel on 'Flyboard' Franky Zapata flew at speeds of up to 190 kilometers per hour during his successful crossing on the state-of-the-art hoverboard. He "really enjoyed" the last leg of the 35-kilometer voyage across the English Channel....
05:52 2019-08-06

Inventor to cross English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard The former French military reservist known as the “flying soldier” will attempt to cross the English Channel this week on a jet-powered hoverboard. Franky Zapata, who wowed crowds in France with a demonstration of his flyboard at the country’s Bastille Day parade, wants to make the...
22:13 2019-07-22

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

Alec Baldwin: 'You naughty English could fold sex into dentistry' Playing the fallen car entrepreneur John DeLorean, skewering Donald Trump on SNL, Woody Allen, #MeToo … Why is it so hard to pin the actor down on anything?A conversation with Alec Baldwin feels rather like being in a holding pattern above New York. Not that it’s boring: on the contrary, talking wit...
07:26 2019-07-19

Fun or folly? Another English cathedral installs a fairground attraction When Bishop Herbert started building a new cathedral in the English city of Norwich in 1096, it was unlikely he ever envisaged it would play host to a 50-foot helter skelter....
14:26 2019-08-09

English motorcycle racer Mathison killed on Isle of Man ISLE OF MAN (AP) — Organizers said English motorcycle rider Daley Mathison died Monday following a crash during the third lap of the opening Superbike race at the Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) event. The race was due to be run over four laps, but was declared a result after two when the red flag w...
01:52 2019-06-04

Man Utd fans arrested for racism in football more than any other English club Manchester United supporters were arrested more for racially aggravated incidents than any other set of English fans for the four seasons leading up to 2017-18....
15:13 2019-06-18

| Saracens beat Exeter to complete English double Saracens completed their second domestic and European double in three years with the greatest comeback in the history of the English Premiership final....
21:01 2019-06-01

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life....
20:39 2019-08-01

Previously Japan-Only Iwata Asks Is Being Translated Into English While Nintendo has an archive section where fans can revisit old instalments of the popular Iwata Asks series, not every Q&A the former Nintendo President ever sat down for is there, because not all of them were translated into English by the company....
07:52 2019-07-12

Germany most popular non-English-speaking country for students Germany has become the most popular country in the world for foreign students in the non-English-speaking world. A new study released by two academic services found that students were attracted by better prospects....
16:13 2019-08-16

Rupee Extends Decline To Second Day Amid Rising Oil Prices: 10 Points Extending its decline for a second straight day, the rupee fell by as much as 34 paise - or 0.53 per cent - to 71.81 against the dollar on Tuesday. After opening lower against the greenback at 71.56,......
02:13 2019-08-21

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
04:13 2019-06-14

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on energy shares decline Canada's main stock index opened lower on Thursday as energy companies were impacted by lower crude prices after the U.S. Federal Reserve dampened hopes of future interest rate cuts and as rising U.S. output helped keep the market well supplied....
16:39 2019-08-01

Celtics' Horford will decline player option, become free agent Boston Celtics center Al Horford is expected to decline his $30.1 million player option for the 2019-20 season and become an unrestricted free agent....
20:52 2019-06-18

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to lower its short-term rate target....
15:00 2019-06-11

German trade decline raises fears over global economy Concern that trade tensions and Brexit uncertainty are weighing on world growthGerman exports and industrial output fell sharply in April, triggering fresh fears that trade tensions and continued Brexit uncertainty are weighing on the global growth outlook.Industrial production in Europe’s largest e...
01:26 2019-06-08

US housing market strong despite decline in Chinese demand, says Redfin CEO Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss the decline in Chinese homebuyers in the U.S. and broader trends in the real estate market....
01:52 2019-07-03

Call to arms: how can Australia avoid a slow and painful decline? Australia has been warned it risks ‘drifting into the future’ if it fails to respond to challenges in a fast-changing worldAustralia is at a crossroads. Drift towards a future of slow decline economically and socially or, if action is taken now to address our most important challenges, create a futu...
05:26 2019-06-18

Venezuela’s decline takes toll on late artist’s legacy Death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for the man, but muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay of some of his Caracas art works reflects a nation in conflict and decline...
23:39 2019-07-31

Europe’s extinct cave bears went into decline just as humans arrived The population of cave bears in Europe held steady for tens of thousands of years, then crashed after humans showed up – suggesting we helped wipe them out...
17:00 2019-08-16

Squeezing blood vessels may lead to Alzheimer’s cognitive decline The constriction of cells surrounding blood vessels may cause decreased blood flow to the brain, which has already been linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to research published Thursday in the journal Science....
00:52 2019-06-21

Manufacturing in worst decline for six years as economy fears deepen Britain's manufacturing sector suffered its worst month since 2013 in June as it endured a hangover from Brexit stockpiling earlier in the year, according to new figures....
21:13 2019-07-01

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered North Atlantic right whale faces increased odds because its main food supply has shifted due to ocean warming, according to new research. Related: What...
21:39 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-AT&T wireless business grows but premium TV subscribers decline AT&T Inc on Wednesday beat Wall Street estimates for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill as it ground out some growth in a saturated market and continued to bundle media content from Time Warner into new wireless plans....
14:00 2019-07-24

Zuckerberg, Sandberg decline summons to testify before Canada's Parliament Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg won't attend a hearing before the Canadian Parliament to which they were summoned, risking a contempt vote, the company confirmed Monday....
12:26 2019-05-28

Oil edges higher on U.S. inventory decline, escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory data showed a much bigger than expected drop in crude stockpiles....
06:13 2019-07-24

Decline in Share Buybacks Deals Blow to Stock Market Share repurchases by companies contracted for the first time in seven quarters for the three months ended in March, and some say the trend may continue....
13:26 2019-07-02

Japan prince: Royal duties need review as members decline TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s younger brother says the royal family can perform only as much because its membership is declining. Crown Prince Fumihito, better known as Prince Akishino, is now next in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne after his father, Akihito, abdicated at the end o...
13:00 2019-06-21

Huawei is headed for a big decline in smartphone shipments, but China could keep it afloat Huawei was doing an incredible job of defying mobile industry trends when national security concerns prompted President Trump to put an end to the Chinese tech giant's business ties with American companies and even foreign enterprises using "US original technology."While it remains impossible to pre...
16:26 2019-05-24

Global terrorism is in decline. For victims, it doesn't feel like it The absolute number, prevalence and lethality of terrorist incidents has decreased significantly since 2014. That's cold comfort for families.        ...
19:39 2019-07-06

Avian malaria may explain decline of London's house sparrow Since 1995, London's iconic house sparrow population has declined 71 percent. New research suggests avian malaria is the primary driver of the population decline....
17:26 2019-07-17

DHS continues surging personnel to border despite big decline in illegal crossings The Department of Homeland Security has continued to surge hundreds of supplemental personnel to the border even as the number of people who illegally crossed and presented at ports of entry in June declined dramatically....
06:52 2019-07-10

Anthony Joshua and the strange case of his post-Klitschko decline Anthony Joshua's loss to Andy Ruiz marks the abrupt end to the reign of a champion who faltered just as he looked set to soar, writes Alex Reid The post Anthony Joshua and the strange case of his post-Klitschko decline appeared first on Boxing News....
21:13 2019-06-03

Global Smartphone Shipments to Decline Over US-China Trade War: Canalys Canalys slashed its forecast for the global smartphone market by over 3 percent amid the US government's decision to ban businesses from working with Huawei....
16:26 2019-06-04

Boxing News at Five: Wilder believes Whyte wants nothing to do with him, Dib says Khan is in decline Deontay Wilder says Dillian Whyte is all talk, no action, and Billy Dib admits he would need an eight-figure payday to get in the ring with Manny Pacquiao The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder believes Whyte wants nothing to do with him, Dib says Khan is in decline appeared first on Boxing News....
18:26 2019-07-11

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles too expensive there. Worldwide net sales declined ...
00:26 2019-06-05

Renault sees new model push as softening sales decline French carmaker Renault posted a 6.7% decline in first-half vehicle sales amid a global auto slowdown, but said a forthcoming product offensive would begin to help soften the blow in key markets....
12:39 2019-07-16

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
04:39 2019-08-14

The decline of Dean & DeLuca: Why premium grocers are biting the dust Other super-premium grocery brands such as Balducci’s have also closed underperforming stores. Which prompts the question: Is there too much competition for the gourmand’s affections?...
06:13 2019-07-11

Terrorism on decline, American deaths abroad in car accidents, suicides Despite the headlines, overwhelming feeling of prevalent activity, terrorism is on the decline and not a leading cause of death among Americans abroad.        ...
19:39 2019-07-06

U.S. Government Bonds Decline as Investors Watch for Trade Signals U.S government-bond prices fell after the White House said it would grant temporary exemptions to an export blacklist against Huawei Technologies, raising hopes of a thaw in trade tensions....
19:39 2019-05-21

Angkor Wat Archaeological Digs Yield New Clues to its Civilization’s Decline Cambodia’s famous temple of Angkor Wat is one of the world’s largest religious monuments, visited by over 2 million tourists each year. ...
15:39 2019-06-05

'There Is Rhythm in the Language': Actress Christiana Clark Finds the 'Jazz' in Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale There’s a moment during Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale when pivotal character Paulina pauses in the midst of imploring an obstinate king for compassion to roar at the lords attempting to restrain her, “What needs these hands?” before resuming her pleas. As played by Christiana Clark (opposite Dan D...
00:00 2019-05-25

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
18:00 2019-07-11

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
01:39 2019-05-22

Cory Booker calls out Biden over 'kid in hoodie' remark, says better 'language' needed to talk about race Sen. Cory Booker accused Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Friday of not having the right "language" to talk about race that's needed to win the party's 2020 nomination....
11:39 2019-06-29

Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to 'The Great Replacement' conspiracy theory INSIDER's Manny Ocbazghi opines that Fox News pundits have been echoing white supremacist talking points during segments on immigration. These talking points are tied to a conspiracy theory called "The Great Replacement." The Great Replacement theory says that nonwhite populations around the world a...
02:00 2019-08-06

Obama implicitly criticizes Trump over language that 'feeds climate of fear and hatred' – live Democratic presidential candidates thank Obama for ‘moral clarity’Trump blames ‘violent’ video games as El Paso death toll rises to 22Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.59pm BST Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has some thoughts on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
01:13 2019-08-06

Pioneering Open World PS1 Game Is Now Finally Playable In English Mizzurna Falls, a Twin Peaks-ish open world game developed for the PS1 and only ever released in Japan, is now 20 years later available to play in English for the first time....
04:26 2019-08-01

Barcelona beat PSG to sign 16-year-old English striker Barry "Barcelona have beaten Paris St Germain to the signing of one of England\u0027s brightest talents in 16-year-old striker Louie Barry from Championship side West Bromwich Albion."...
15:26 2019-07-11

Elton John: 'I am a European – not a stupid, imperialist English idiot' The singer says Brexit has made him ashamed to be British, while performing in Verona during his final world tourElton John has said he is ashamed of the UK over its voting for and handling of Brexit.While performing on Wednesday in Verona on his last ever world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, he ...
15:13 2019-05-31

DOE failed to provide translators for non-English speaking parents: suit The city Department of Education is failing to provide translators for the parents of disabled kids who don’t speak English — leaving them in the dark on everything from medical emergencies to academics, according to a Brooklyn federal court suit. Four parents, represented by Legal Services NY...
03:13 2019-06-08

This English player may be the one who shuts down Megan Rapinoe in World Cup semifinal Megan Rapinoe has scored every U.S. goal in the knockout round but will be challenged by England's Lucy Bronze in the World Cup semis on Tuesday.       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Liverpool, Spurs Set For Showdown As Madrid Picks Up English Accent Liverpool are aiming to make up for the disappointment of several recent near misses while Tottenham Hotspur dream of winning the Champions League for the first time....
11:13 2019-06-01

English drives in 5 runs as Georgia Tech tops Rattlers 13-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Tristin English drove in five runs on four hits, Amos Willingham allowed only two runs in six innings and host Georgia Tech beat Florida A&M 13-2 in NCAA regional action on Friday night. Georgia Tech (42-17) will play Auburn on Saturday night. Florida A&M (27-33) will play Coastal Car...
05:13 2019-06-01

English nature's 'jewels in crown' threatened by cuts, says watchdog Natural England chair bemoans budget cuts that have left conservation body ‘massively depleted’The reserves and protected places that are the “jewels in the crown” of English nature cannot be managed properly because of budget cuts, Tony Juniper, the chair of Natural England, has said.The budget for...
17:13 2019-06-14

'I've just gotta be there': Fans offered €6k tickets for all-English final Desperate football fans are being offered tickets to the Champions League final for up to €6,000 (£5,300), around 100 times the face value....
01:13 2019-06-01

'We should all appreciate Vincent Kompany's legacy for English football' – video report Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years to become player-manager at Anderlecht, where he played between the ages of six and 20.The announcement of his departure came just one day after he captained City in their 6-0 FA Cup final victory over Watford, which secured a...
14:52 2019-05-21

Class act: Thai teacher learns how to make English lessons fun Thai English teacher Theeraphong Meesat has a unique way of boosting his students' confidence in class and making sure they loosen up - by wearing outrageous outfits and makeup....
05:52 2019-07-17

English soccer star Daniel Sturridge’s stolen dog returned After being separated for a day, soccer star Daniel Sturridge has reunited with his dog. Sturridge, who last played for Champions League winners Liverpool, posted in a series of Instagram videos on Tuesday that someone had broken into his Los Angeles home and stolen Lucci, his beloved Pomeranian. On...
00:00 2019-07-12

The Latest: English fans fill Madrid ahead of CL final MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Liverpool and Tottenham fans are gathering under the sunny and clear skies in Madrid hours before their teams face off in the all-English Champions League final. More than 30...
16:13 2019-06-01

Persistent Frenchman will try again this weekend to cross the English Channel on a hoverboard They call him “Le Rocketman,” an affectionate nod to the flying Frenchman Franky Zapata’s ambition to cross the English Channel via a jet-powered hoverboard — something he’s going to try a second time to pull off this weekend after crashing into the water before. As we ...
05:13 2019-08-01

Bilic back in management at English club West Brom WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Former Croatia coach Slaven Bilic is back in club management at second-tier team West Bromwich Albion in England. Bilic has been out of work since being fired by Saudi club Al-Ittihad in February, only five months into the job. Prior to that, he spent 2½ years at West H...
17:13 2019-06-13

The big kick-off, English centre-backs and Crusty – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss the Community Shield, Harry Maguire and the centre-back daisy chain, Nicolas Pépé, the return of the Football League and Crusty the PieJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.Back for another season, we start by lo...
20:39 2019-08-05

Melania and May's husband Philip attend English garden party U.S. First Lady Melania Trump joined Prime Minister Theresa May's husband Philip on Tuesday at a garden party at Downing Street where, under cloudy skies, they listened to a brass band and met the......
21:52 2019-06-04

‘Absolutely mad’ raccoon dogs are terrorizing this small English village Two rare, hissing critters are wreaking havoc on one English village, attacking farm animals and terrifying residents, according to a new report. The Japanese tanukis — also called raccoon dogs because of their similarities to both animals — apparently dug their way out of an enclosure in Big Lane, ...
21:13 2019-05-29

John Cleese criticised for saying London no longer an English city Sadiq Khan and comedian Dom Joly among those condemning ‘racist’ and ‘hypocritical’ claimsThe Fawlty Towers actor John Cleese has been criticised for repeating his 2011 claim that London was no longer an English city.Cleese, 79, tweeted that his friends abroad agreed with his observation, concluding...
20:13 2019-05-29

French Hoverboard Inventor Successfully Flies Over the English Channel (ST. MARGARET’S BAY, England) — Is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard.French Hoverboard Inventor Successfully Flies Over the English Channel Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 35-kil...
21:13 2019-08-04

French inventor successfully soars over English Channel on hoverboard The French inventor of the jet-powered hoverboard soared over the English Channel despite wind gusts Sunday, becoming the first to cross the channel in such a futuristic way after failing in his first attempt last month.  ...
09:52 2019-08-06

French inventor crosses English Channel on jet-powered hoverboard This guy is the ultimate channel surfer. A French inventor on Sunday successfully flew across the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard — that would make Marty McFly from “Back to the Future” envious. Video shows former French military reservist Franky Zapata surfing in the air on a machine he...
06:26 2019-08-05

Football quiz: when English clubs play in European finals With Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool in action this week, how well do you remember previous English finalists?Madrid will host the second all-English Champions League final on Saturday night. Which city hosted the first?Moscow MadridManchester MinskWho were the second English club to reach...
14:52 2019-05-29

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

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead of the UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal next month."...
13:00 2019-05-30

The Lion King Out Now in India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu The Lion King is out now in cinemas across India in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu. Directed by Jon Favreau, it is a photo-realistic remake of the traditionally animated 1994 original....
04:26 2019-07-19

Eden Hazard rules out playing for another English club after Chelsea • ‘I am a Blue. It means a lot to me,’ says forward• Europa League final likely to be Hazard’s last Chelsea gameEden Hazard, who is preparing for what is likely to be his final appearance after seven years at Chelsea, has ruled out playing for another English club and vowed to leave on a high by win...
01:39 2019-05-28

Europa League clash kicks off 1st all-English finals week After years of Spanish domination in Europe's top club competitions England has done what no other nation has done before        ...
14:39 2019-05-27

Bury Are The Latest English Club To Flirt With Financial Disaster The last thing any English soccer club wants right now is to be mentioned in the same breath as Bolton Wanderers, but Manchester-area League One side Bury are on a similar road to ruin. On August 8, the third-division club was given a two-week deadline to get its finances in order or risk getting k...
18:39 2019-08-16

US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak. The post US construction spending falls 0.8% in May, first decline in 6 months, as housing remains weak appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-07-01

Answering biggest NFC North questions: Rodgers in decline? Will Vikings rebound? The Bears look primed to defend their title with the Packers and Vikings having a lot to prove. What are the biggest storylines heading into the season?...
14:39 2019-07-03

Asia stocks mostly decline with US-China trade talks set to resume this week Stocks in Asia mostly slipped on Monday as investors awaited the resumption of U.S.-China negotiations this week amid low expectations for a major breakthrough....
18:39 2019-07-31

McAleenan Says Arrests of Migrants on Border Expected to Decline by 25 Percent in June He attributed the drop to Mexico cracking down on undocumented immigrants crossing the border and the expansion of a policy that forces migrants to wait in Mexico while their asylum cases are processed....
04:13 2019-06-29

Global stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
13:13 2019-05-31

Mercedes-Benz India Records 18.60 Per Cent Sales Decline In H1 2019 Mercedes-Benz which is the largest-selling luxury car brand in India has witnessed a sales decline of 18.60 per cent in the Indian market in the first half of calendar year 2019....
10:39 2019-07-20

Georgia’s largest businesses decline to take stance on contentious abortion bill Disney and Netflix consider ending production in the state but others, such as Home Depot, Coca-Cola and UPS, avoid the debateGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in a growing debate over the state’s recent passing of ...
08:26 2019-05-31

New car sales 2019: market decline continues with 4.6 per cent fall in May registrations News 5 Jun, 2019 May new-car market continues April's downward trend, with around 9,000 fewer cars registered last month compared to May 2018...
12:26 2019-06-05

Indoor smoking ban tied to heart attack decline in older adults (Reuters Health) - Heart attack rates dropped among older adults in Scotland in the decade after a nationwide indoor smoking ban took effect, a new study suggests....
18:13 2019-07-19

Al Horford to decline $30.1 million player option with Boston Celtics: report Boston Celtics forward Al Horford will reportedly decline his $30.1 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent when the period opens up at the end of the month....
21:00 2019-06-18

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
18:39 2019-07-31

How to adjust your borrowing, saving and investing as interest rates continue to decline The Federal Reserve just cut short-term interest rates. It's a good time to assess your exposure to low rates and opportunities to capitalize on them.       ...
19:00 2019-08-20

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
07:39 2019-05-24

Major surgeries linked to small decline in mental functioning in older age (Reuters Health) - Major surgery may be tied to a small decline in cognitive functioning when we are older - equivalent, on average, to less than five months of natural brain aging, a new study suggests....
04:52 2019-08-08

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

| English fans swarm Madrid ahead of Champions League final Thousands of English football fans draped in their team's colours gathered in Madrid ahead of Saturday's Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham....
21:01 2019-06-01

Queen Elizabeth’s jam supplier blamed for water shortage at English estate Queen Elizabeth II’s supplier of fruit preserves has found itself in a royal jam – amid a drop in water pressure in a neighboring estate, according to reports. Wilkin & Sons, a manufacturer of preserves and marmalades in Triptree, Essex, is accused of causing the water woes at the Nine Acres estate,...
21:39 2019-07-17

Bronte Law and Georgia Hall join English run on Women’s British Open • Charley Hull also in contention on second day at Woburn• ‘We motivate each other by playing well,’ Hall saidIf Georgia Hall needed the Women’s British Open to kickstart a slow year, her contemporaries also remember the form that shone brightly 12 months ago. Hall’s triumph at Royal Lytham & St Ann...
19:39 2019-08-02

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday, “I want everybody who comes here and makes their lives here to be and to feel British. “That is the...
06:00 2019-07-07

Remains of POW camp that Hitler's successor escaped discovered in English forest The long-forgotten remains of Britain's largest World War II prisoner of war camp, which held captives including Hitler's short-lived successor as ruler of the Third Reich, has been uncovered in woodlands in Sheffield....
15:26 2019-07-04

8000-Year-Old Shipyard Located off English Coast is World’s Oldest Marine archaeologists have published stunning images of what they think is an 8000-year-old shipyard located just off the coast of England.  ...
02:39 2019-08-21

Divers spot massive human-sized jellyfish off English coast It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. A giant, human-sized jellyfish lurking in the waters off the English coast. The creature — which is all too frighteningly real — was captured on camera recently by ocean cinematographer Dan Abbott during a dive near the town of Falmouth, Cornwall. Abbo...
09:00 2019-07-16

German police detain 16 English soccer fans after mass brawl BERLIN (AP) — Police in the western German city of Duesseldorf have detained 16 men following a mass brawl between English soccer fans. Officers were called to the old town on Thursday after “about 40 supporters of various British clubs” began throwing chairs, tables, beer glasses and bo...
13:52 2019-06-07

Enter English managers to show their worth and cause Premier League surprise Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder have earned the chance to alter perceptions and put their stamp on the top flightIf there is one quality that links Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder, it is a willingness to accept a tough challenge. They have made it to the top after coming from h...
03:13 2019-08-09

Collection Of Mana Comes To Switch, Including An English Seiken Densetsu 3, And It's Out Today Twenty-four years after its release, Seiken Densetsu 3 is coming to the U.S. for the first time, as part of a new Switch package called the Collection of Mana. This newly localized version of the Super Nintendo role-playing game will be called Trials of Mana. And, surprise—the collection is out toda...
19:13 2019-06-11

Jill Ellis’s dad has U.S. soccer in his heart and an English football anthem in his head The father of the coach and naturalized American sings "You'll Never Walk Alone," the anthem of Liverpool FC, before every U.S. women's soccer match. The Americans will play his native England on Tuesday in the World Cup semifinals....
00:26 2019-06-30

London Isn’t an English City? John Cleese Opens the Twitter Floodgates Those who found a post from the comedian disturbing included Mayor Sadiq Khan of London. “Londoners know that our diversity is our greatest strength,” he said....
17:39 2019-05-30

Sound the alarms: That French hoverboard supervillain has crossed the English Channel Over the past few weeks, we’ve covered the remarkable story of a supervillain’s origin story as it’s developed in real time. Beginning on Bastille Day, an inventor, former jet-skiing champion, and French military reservist named Franky Zapata announced himself to the world by grabbing a rifle, mount...
06:52 2019-08-06

When the English countryside plays host to Dubai royalty and Arabian racing The quintessential market town of Newbury, tucked away in the English countryside, is not exactly where you'd expect to find the pinnacle of Arabian racing....
07:00 2019-08-17

After Water Landing, French 'Rocketman' Succeeds English Channel Crossing A Frenchman who has spent years developing a jet-powered hoverboard zoomed across the English Channel on Sunday after a first attempt last month was cut short when he fell into the water while trying......
15:13 2019-08-04

UK Watchdog Finds Students 'Unfairly' Deported Over English Test Scam The UK's spending watchdog on Friday issued a damning rebuke of the British government's handling of a visa row involving compulsory English tests given by thousands of overseas students, many of them......
15:39 2019-05-24

Harrison Barnes to decline $25.1 million player option with Sacramento Kings: report Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes will reportedly decline his $25.1 million player option and become an unrestricted free agent once the period begins at the end of the month....
20:39 2019-06-19

Khris Middleton to decline $13 million player option with Milwaukee Bucks: report Milwaukee Bucks swingman Khris Middleton will reportedly decline his $13 million player option to become an unrestricted free agent when the period opens up at the end of the month....
20:39 2019-06-19

Experts cite 'bully parents' in decline in youth sports participation nationwide Youth sports have long been seen as a right of passage in American childhood – from Little League baseball to Pop Warner football – but participation levels are dropping nationwide because kids say it's no longer fun for them....
17:39 2019-05-31

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed threat to trade....
10:52 2019-07-18

Indian online smartphone shipment segment is up by 17%, offline market sees 4% decline The Indian online smartphone shipment rate has seen a 17% YoY growth in Q1 2019 while the offline smartphone market shipment declined by 4%. This is according to a new Counterpoint Research report, which states that online sales drove the segment to capture its highest ever market share.If we look a...
13:26 2019-06-21

Democratic fundraising committees decline to say whether they will donate, give back Epstein funds Jeffrey Epstein, an accused child sex trafficker, gave at least $80,000 to the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee over a decade ago....
23:39 2019-07-24

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks decline, bonds surge on Trump's Mexico threat European stocks tumble and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump's shock threat of tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States into recession while disappointing China data added to the woes....
11:13 2019-05-31

Shares on Shanghai's new tech board largely decline after strong debut a day earlier Shares on China's new tech-focused board, the "Star Market," mostly saw steep declines on Tuesday morning following a strong public debut a day earlier....
09:00 2019-07-23

GM's China sales decline for fourth straight quarter amid economy woes General Motors Co's second-quarter vehicle sales in China fell 12.2%, as the U.S. automaker was hurt by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war and by heightened competition in its key mid-priced SUV segment....
12:01 2019-07-05

Asia shares set to decline amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Monday after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon be making a move on interest rates....
02:13 2019-07-08

Huawei's troubles could hurt the entire smartphone market, leading to another shipment decline After putting on a brave face for the last few weeks and insisting the Chinese company is prepared for whatever US President Trump might throw at it down the line, Huawei has finally acknowledged its incredible recent rise through the ranks of the world's largest smartphone vendors is likely to slow...
16:39 2019-06-03

English women's football seeks legacy from France 2019 but frailties remain The huge audience for England’s semi-final is testament to the progress made by the women’s game, particularly at the grassroots, but that growth is still unevenThe L-word has almost become a form of punctuation for virtually any debate about women’s football in England.Conversations with players, c...
12:00 2019-07-06

Fort of Castillo San Cristóbal: Built to Defend Against the English, Dutch and Marauding Pirates Puerto Rico is a unique island with stunning scenery as well as a complex history and fascinating culture. ...
07:00 2019-06-16

Illegal Viking Coin Hoard Worth £500,000 Threatens To Rewrite English History A hoard of Viking coins worth at least half a million British pounds has been recovered by police investigating the illegal trade of historic treasures and they tell a completely different story of Alfred the Great's role in English history. ...
22:39 2019-06-02

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) in revenue during the 2017/18 season, topping the table of Europe's elite leagues....
11:52 2019-05-30

Inner Circle: Harris English relies on Ping team for confidence in his clubs -- and his game Harris English has worked with Ping for more than 15 years and week to week they continue to dial in his equipment as part of his inner circle.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

English soccer fans slam Alex Morgan’s tea gesture over ‘poor technique’ "My biggest issue with Alex Morgan's celebration is that it was v.poor tea drinking technique. You don't throw it back like that, unless you want a faceful of boiling liquid."...
03:13 2019-07-04

When does the English transfer window close? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
14:26 2019-08-07

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers of unaccompanied children are arriving at the bor...
09:52 2019-06-06

How Friends taught the world to speak English – from Jürgen Klopp to Korean pop megastars The Liverpool manager has revealed how the sitcom has helped him get to grips with the language – and he’s far from aloneThey were there for him. Jürgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, has credited Ross, Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Joey and Chandler with teaching him English. Watching the long-running ...
06:52 2019-08-10

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chains....
01:13 2019-07-12

Asia markets decline as data shows July manufacturing activity in China contracted The Shanghai composite fell 0.81% on Thursday as data from a private survey showed that China's manufacturing activity contracted again in July....
23:39 2019-08-03

Opinion: Miguel Cabrera reminds us watching decline of future Hall of Famers never easy Detroit has had its share of Hall of Fame talent, but it has been a while since they've watched a player of Cabrera’s caliber in this condition.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

US soccer star Alex Morgan plans to decline any White House invite after World Cup U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan is getting ready to help defend her team’s World Cup title in France next month and if the Americans should win again, she said she’s prepared to decline a possible invitation to visit President Trump at the White House....
18:00 2019-05-23

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces. Francis said the presence of...
18:00 2019-05-27

Apple's brand image in China is wrecked, expected to lead to big iPhone sales decline As if Apple's troubles in the world's largest smartphone market weren't already bad enough, iPhones have been reportedly facing somewhat of an "informal boycott" from consumers in China for several months now as a consequence of a heated trade war with the US that's showing no signs of a de-escalati...
15:52 2019-05-29

Swiss private bank Julius Baer posts 19% decline in adjusted net profit for the first half Swiss private bank Julius Baer posted a 19% decline in adjusted net profit in the first six months of 2019 as tepid trading continued from its wealthy clients....
10:13 2019-07-22

Texas Rangers Decline to Criminally Investigate Officers Who Paraded Black Man in Street Like Runaway Slave No surprise here. If police are barely investigated, hardly charged, and scarcely convicted for killing black people—on video—why would they face any sort of consequence for parading a black man through the streets tied to a rope while on horseback?...
16:39 2019-08-17

English soccer team Manchester City maintains innocence at 'entirely false' financial irregularities Premier League title-winning Manchester City said Thursday it's "disappointed, but regrettably not surprised," after being referred to European soccer governing body UEFA's financial control body....
16:26 2019-05-21

Australian PM condemns English fans for booing injured Steve Smith during Ashes Test Scott Morrison says it was ‘a foul’ for fans to jeer batsman after he was hit on the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer during the second Test at Lord’sAustralia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, has weighed into the Ashes booing debate, calling it “a foul” for English fans to jeer Steve Smith after h...
18:39 2019-08-19

Human-sized jellyfish lurking off English coast stuns divers: 'It’s an experience we’ll never forget' Two divers off the coast of England had the experience of a lifetime when they came across — and swam alongside — a human-sized barrel jellyfish, scientifically known as a Rhizostoma Pulmo....
20:13 2019-07-16

Franky Zapata, France's hoverboard hero, to attempt English Channel crossing Thursday Ferry passengers traveling between England and France should keep their eyes peeled for an unusual sight on Thursday as French inventor Franky Zapata attempts to cross the English Channel on his jet-powered hoverboard....
23:39 2019-07-22

Scott Morrison condemns English fans for booing Steve Smith during Ashes Test Australian prime minister says it was ‘a foul’ for fans to jeer batsman after he was hit on the neck by a ball from Jofra Archer during the second Test at Lord’sAustralia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, has weighed into the Ashes booing debate, calling it “a foul” for English fans to jeer Steve Sm...
08:52 2019-08-19

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters.        ...
02:52 2019-06-06

Trump administration discontinues English classes, recreational programs for unaccompanied minors in shelters The Trump administration is ending English classes, recreational activities, and legal aid for unaccompanied minors in federal migrant shelters because of a lack of funding, amid an increase in border crossings....
21:52 2019-06-05

Chinese parents are paying for their kids to learn English from US online tutors. Here's how the job works Native English speakers with a college bachelor's degree are paid $12 to $20 per hour to teach Chinese kids English online.       ...
14:39 2019-06-11

Pete Alonso's Charming "English Muffin" Quote, Like Most Precious Things In Life, Was A Sham Before Mets slugger Pete Alonso participated in the Home Run Derby during the all-star break, he earned a little moment with this seemingly off-the-cuff quip: “It doesn’t matter how much jelly you have in the jar, it’s about how you spread it on your English muffin.” That’s funny. Well, guess what? ...
21:39 2019-07-16

Klopp and Pochettino go back to English basics in final that fails to fire | Jonathan Wilson The Champions League final carried echoes of the scrappy showpieces at which English teams triumphed in 70s and 80sFor Liverpool this has been a season of two extraordinary statistics: 11.7mm and 64%. It was the former that denied them a goal (albeit a freakish one via John Stones and Ederson) away ...
17:52 2019-06-02

Mini golf installation at historic English church irks critics: 'Don’t you dare pretend it’s still a cathedral' The second-oldest cathedral in England installed a miniature golf course inside as an "innovative" way to attract more visitors — and it's not being applauded as a hole-in-one idea....
19:00 2019-08-06

Soccer superstar Lionel Messi stuns English boy, 11, play pickup game during beach vacation An 11-year-old English boy was stunned after being asked to play a short round of pickup soccer with Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi on the beach during a holiday....
16:52 2019-07-23

Elton John slams Brexit, calls its supporters 'stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiots' British music icon Elton John labelled the supporters of Britain leaving the European Union as “stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot[s]” and said he was” ashamed” of his country....
19:13 2019-05-31

Second human-sized jellyfish spotted off English coast sparks invasion fears: Haven't 'seen the biggest yet' It sounds like something out of a 1950s B-movie, but Brits are worried about an invasion of gigantic jellyfish after a second one was spotted this week....
21:26 2019-07-18

Liverpool goalie Adrian may miss next English Premier League match after pitch-invader incident Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, fresh off a European Super Cup victory over Chelsea, may miss the club’s second English Premier League match of the season because of a bizarre injury suffered this week....
04:39 2019-08-17

Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
21:26 2019-08-20

For Kids, Free Time Equals Screen Time---So Parents Fight Back To get kids off screens, experts are advising parents to structure their kids’ time, marking a retreat from past advice that children be given unfettered downtime....
14:13 2019-07-23

Dems, Republicans slam ‘unregulated’ facial recognition technology: ‘Time for a time out’ In a rare show of Capitol Hill bipartisanship, Democrats and Republicans on the House Oversight Committee voiced concern over the increasing use of unregulated facial recognition technology in law enforcement....
23:13 2019-06-04

It's Rumor Time: Tarantino might be planning a Netflix extended cut for Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood Quentin Tarantino has been refreshingly candid about all the material he was forced to cut from his recent Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, going so far as to include a credit for his old pal Tim Roth (cut) in the film’s closing crawl. That acknowledgment of edited scenes, actors, and more from the di...
01:39 2019-08-03

Back in time: See You Yesterday brings time travel to the streets of Flatbush Claudette "C.J." Walker (Eden Duncan-Smith), Sebastian (Dante Crichlow), and their lab mate, Eduardo (Johnathan Nieves), carefree and excited about science. [credit: YouTube/Netflix ] Direct...
21:13 2019-05-24

Trump 2020 press secretary: 'Time after time we see these anti-American remarks' from Democrat 'squad' Trump's 2020 campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany continued to target anti-American remarks made by a group of "progressive" freshman congresswomen Monday and defended the president's remarks on Fox News Radio's  "Todd Starnes Show."...
04:26 2019-07-16

2019-20 English Premier League odds: Predictions, picks, top teams to target from proven soccer model The proprietary European soccer model is up an eye-popping 13,800 percent and just locked in its top plays for the upcoming English Premier League season...
02:39 2019-08-08

2019-20 English Premier League odds: Predictions, picks, teams to target from proven soccer model The proprietary European soccer model is up an eye-popping 13,800 percent and just locked in its top plays for the upcoming English Premier League season...
00:39 2019-07-24

2019-20 English Premier League odds: Predictions, picks, teams to target from advanced soccer model The proprietary European soccer model is up an eye-popping 13,800 percent and just locked in its top plays for the upcoming English Premier League season...
02:39 2019-08-02

Trump Administration Cancels English Classes, Soccer, Ping-Pong, Legal Aid for Migrant Children in U.S. Shelters Just when you think the Trump administration can fall no lower than they already have, the entire White House hands American their Pabst Blue Ribbon....
19:52 2019-06-05

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
04:52 2019-07-19

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, Kim Komando takes a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. Here are some new skills on Alexa.       ...
16:52 2019-07-11

Car Sales June 2019: Honda Car India Registers 41.4 Per Cent Decline In Sales Honda along with other companies like Tata Motors is optimistic about the future and is looking for any tailwind which can make the sales bounce back....
10:39 2019-07-03

Frankincense in trouble: Iconic 'Gift of the Magi' is in decline Gold is probably fine, and we're not sure about myrrh, but frankincense appears to in trouble, a new study suggests.       ...
21:13 2019-07-02

Was Fortnite just a fad? The game's decline might be hurting Microsoft's business A hit game operating on your platform can be a double-edged sword, especially if its popularity begins to wane.       ...
05:13 2019-07-23

Deutsche Bank's bank capital debt back in the red, CDS decline Deutsche Bank's capital boosting Additional Tier I debt issues dropped back into the red on Monday, giving away gains made in early trade following news of the German lender's planned overhaul over the weekend....
12:52 2019-07-08

Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain. The post Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:39 2019-06-01

Rob Holding in contention to be new Arsenal captain as Unai Emery looks for 'English' leader Unai Emery has revealed Rob Holding is a contender to be one of Arsenal's five captains this season as the saga over current skipper Laurent Koscielny's future rumbles on....
13:52 2019-07-19

Conway Castle: This Fine Medieval Welsh Castle was Built for a Ferocious English King Wales is famous for many things - its singers, sports, incredible scenery and of course its many great castles. One of the most famous of these is Conway (Conwy) Castle, which is widely regarded as one of the finest medieval fortresses in all of Europe.  ...
23:13 2019-05-26

Sexual abuse of children in care homes, foster care rampant in English county, report says A new report exposed rampant sexual child abuse in care homes in an English county that last for decades, with officials unable to tackle the problem....
21:26 2019-07-31

'Flying man' crosses English Channel on hoverboard Hoverboard inventor Franky Zapata completed the 35-km journey from France to England in 22 minutes Sunday morning.        ...
21:26 2019-08-06

Forget Griezmann and Neymar! Barcelona sign Louie Barry, 16, 'one of the best young English players' Barcelona are currently lining up deals for the likes of Antoine Griezmann and Neymar, but the Spanish champions have added another forward to their ranks today - and he comes from Birmingham....
16:13 2019-07-11

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
21:39 2019-06-19

7 Alexa skills you’ll use time and time again Every few months, I take a hard look at Amazon Echo and catch up on the latest skills. If you’re not familiar with skills, these programs give Alexa new tricks. What’s interesting is that individuals produce many Alexa skills, and Amazon shares skill revenues with developers....
18:39 2019-07-06

EasyJet left passengers stranded on English Channel island for 3 days: 'I'm very over it' EasyJet apologized to more than 130 passengers after they were left stranded on Jersey, a British island in the English Channel, for three days.       ...
20:00 2019-08-01

John Cleese takes another swipe at London as he defends claims the capital isn't 'an English city any more' Comedian John Cleese has taken another swipe London as he spoke out to defend saying the capital was not an "English city any more," a remark which sparked a storm of criticism....
04:39 2019-05-30

Philadelphia soda tax caused 'substantial decline' in soda sales, study finds Soda sales plummeted in Philadelphia following the implementation of a tax on the carbonated drinks, according to a new study.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

How to say sorry (and why you should stop saying it so much) Sorry is the hardest word. When an apology is needed, keep it personal and to the pointIn Britain, we over-apologise out of politeness. That not only detracts from an apology when we do have something to be sorry for, but it can be seen as submission, especially in our professional lives.The classic...
17:39 2019-08-04

What to do when the robocalls won't stop You recognize it the moment you pick up the phone. The quiet beat before a clearly pre-recorded message speaks ominously about your social security number getting cancelled. Or perhaps it's a call trying to sell you health insurance, or a getaway vac......
20:13 2019-08-14

I Can't Stop Laughing at This Few things are funny anymore, except New York mayor and nonsense presidential candidate Bill de Blasio, who is always funny. Case in point: today....
23:00 2019-06-05

Please, Stop Shitting in the Pool Oh America, is there anything we love to do more than dip our diarrhea-filled bums into recreational sources of water? Apparently not! Because the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is once again warning sick people to please keep their literal asses away from swimming pools, lest they sprea...
00:26 2019-07-02

What are the best ways to stop overeating? Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checking portion sizes, and reducing stress. Learn more here....
01:39 2019-05-24

The Smartphone Car Key Thing Needs To Stop People generally seem to be on board with the new 2020 Lincoln Aviator. I know I am. It looks great, is probably real comfortable and comes with a ton of power. But it also has a Phone As A Key feature, which is a terrible idea and a trend I wish automakers would drop altogether....
03:26 2019-08-21

Stop Using These Recalled Eye Drops Right Now Several types of over-the-counter eye drops, including those packaged specifically under the Walmart, Walgreens and CVS brands have been recalled due to concerns that they may not be sterile....
23:13 2019-07-16

Yankees look old and broken down, and it has to stop CHICAGO — The Yankees looked old and tired Friday night. Remember when we used to say that all the time about this club, even as it slogged its way to championships or at least division titles? The great sell-off of 2016, which begat the Baby Bombers, made way for a new, exciting era which neverthel...
16:52 2019-06-15

Chris Evans Needs to Stop In this house (the Splinter house), we have a (mostly) unified ranking of the Chrises. From best to worst it’s: Pine, Hemsworth, Evans, Pratt. Some people would swap Pine and Hemsworth, some would swap Hemsworth and Evans, but that particular inclination is increasingly proving itself to be a terrib...
20:39 2019-06-06

How to stop biting your nails Often a coping strategy for stress and anxiety, distraction is the key to ending the bad habitNail-biting doesn’t necessarily begin as a result of stress or anxiety, but is often something that is observed and copied from a young age. Over time, it becomes a habit, potentially crossing the boundary ...
17:26 2019-06-23

Stop monkeying around with our tax dollars Big Government lobbyists and entrenched bureaucrats are predictably hysterical about a common-sense congressional push to improve transparency and accountability about wasteful taxpayer-funded monkey experiments. They’re worried that once Congress sees how the National Institutes of Health squanders...
07:13 2019-07-17

Technology That Could End Humanity—and How to Stop It Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom says technology often has unintended consequences, and that we may have to choose between totalitarianism and annihilation....
16:00 2019-05-21

Causes and treatments for a period that won't stop Although having a long period occasionally is not often a cause for concern, having them frequently or feeling that a period won't stop may indicate an underlying issue. Learn about the causes and what to do here....
04:26 2019-08-20

Stop Doxing Yourself With Your Pet Photos People are hyper-vigilant these days about protecting their personal information, all the little details about themselves that can lead to stalking or harassment online. But there’s one mistake they’re repeating so often it’s deserving of its own special reminder: leaving their home addresses and ph...
01:26 2019-08-17

Can we stop AI outsmarting humanity? The spectre of superintelligent machines doing us harm is not just science fiction, technologists say – so how can we ensure AI remains ‘friendly’ to its makers? By Mara HvistendahlIt began three and a half billion years ago in a pool of muck, when a molecule made a copy of itself and so became the ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Stop Trying to Be the Office Superhero You’ve become the “go-to” person in your office for a slew of tasks that nobody else can (or will) do. Good news: You feel indispensable. Bad news: You can basically never take a vacation. Here’s how to get out of this mess—or, better yet, avoid it in the first place. ...
00:52 2019-08-01

The Mets have to stop fooling themselves There are three tiers in the National League. The Dodgers are alone at the top, the Marlins at the bottom. Then there are 13 teams in between. Play the season 100 times and all 13 make the playoffs on at least a few occasions. That includes the Mets. But there is a difference between crawling......
21:13 2019-07-22

Neville: I won’t stop until we are the best team "England manager Phil Neville said his team had shown how close they are to the top of the women\u0027s game despite a 2-1 loss to the United States in their World Cup semi-final on Tuesday."...
11:13 2019-07-03

Stop using terrible PIN codes! One thing I couldn't help but notice when I was at the Genius Bar at my not-so-local Apple Store the other day is that people use terrible PIN codes....
11:52 2019-06-13

Surge won't stop tweeting about ska Last month, we reported on New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s professed love of ska music and how it set him apart from a crowded field of 2020 Democratic hopefuls with less-embarrassing musical taste. Now, however, an unlikely ally has emerged to help de Blasio in his valiant cause. Popular 1990s soda...
19:52 2019-06-03

How to Stop Emails From Tracking You Email tracking can be a shitty practice. I can’t think of a better way to describe the latest reports that Silicon Valley fad Superhuman—a $30/mo email service—kept tabs on how many times email recipients opened a message....
17:13 2019-07-08

Ways to stop masturbating Masturbation is normal and healthy. However, it may be a problem if it impacts other areas of a person’s life. Tips to stop masturbating include avoiding pornography and getting lots of exercise. Learn more here....
04:00 2019-07-13

Stop washing that chicken! (NBC News) Should you rinse raw poultry? Advice over the years has been conflicting. Even cooking legends Julia Child and Jacques Pepin disagreed, but a new study from the Department of Agriculture has a definitive answer: Don’t do it! “The sink could be a source of cross contamination,&...
06:52 2019-08-21

Politicians can’t stop spending — and they don’t want to Dear John: Your column about debt is right on. I have been following federal spending, deficits and debt for many decades. Where you and I part is that I believe that all this excessive federal spending is the result of central banking, i.e., the Federal Reserve. Central banks finance all this and m...
17:13 2019-07-14

Ted Cruz Can't Stop Creeping on AOC Ted Cruz is many things: a coward, a weird guy, and the single largest individual purchaser of soup in the Western Hemisphere. He is also, apparently, a Reply Guy, especially to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
07:26 2019-06-13

10 myths about pores you need to stop believing iStock Certain things you believe about pores might not be true. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot open or close your pores, but pores can dilate and stretch. At-home face masks and nose strips won't actually shrink your pores but they can temporarily cause your pores to appear smaller. INS...
10:00 2019-05-24

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
14:52 2019-06-17

The Fed should stop its interest-rate games Rather than try to figure out which placebo will best assuage the delicate psychologies of day-traders, the Federal Reserve Board should announce it anticipates a long, long pause in any interest-rate manipulation....
02:26 2019-08-02

T-Mobile and AT&T are actually working together to stop robocalls The scourge of robocalls and spoofed numbers is bad as now as it’s ever been, but in recent weeks, the government and the private sector have both been taking the issue more seriously. In fact, US mobile carriers T-Mobile and AT&T revealed on Wednesday that they are teaming up to bring call cr...
03:26 2019-08-15

EU will limit the use of palm oil as car fuel but won’t stop it The European Union will make only minor tweaks to “renewable” energy policies that are actually increasing greenhouse gas emissions and driving deforestation...
15:00 2019-05-21

9 things you’ve got to stop doing in sales negotiations Think of all the times you need to negotiate: whether it’s a bidding war on eBay, a pay rise at work, selling your product or service to investors, or hammering out the terms of a contract. Everyone should know how to negotiate, but sometimes we make mistakes that can lose you the game. Of course, t...
19:39 2019-07-24

Your money: Should you pay to stop phone spam? If your phone log is anything like mine, the list of incoming scam calls makes it look like you work for the State Department: Sri Lanka, Lithuania, Russia, Bosnia, Benin, Croatia and Sierra Leone.......
15:00 2019-05-21

The Warm-Up: Stop crying about USA 13-0 Thailand "Ben Snowball has a message for the snowflakes (hilarious surname jokes incoming) after USA 13-0 Thailand, while we also heap praise on Romelu Lukaku for a truly incredible miss."...
09:39 2019-06-12

The race to stop the death of Venice Venice is straining under the huge numbers of visitors that flock to see its canals and architecture. The Italian city has plans to restrict them, but will these measures allay fears it will become a theme park?...
11:13 2019-06-15

Stop Calling Games 'Metroidvania' Let’s talk about one of my least favorite words in the video game lexicon: metroidvania. A portmanteau combining the video game titles Metroid and Castlevania, it takes two made-up video game titles that are pretty cool and evocative on their own and inelegantly mashes them into something worse. And...
22:13 2019-07-02

MAD Magazine to Stop Publishing New Content Starting with issue No. 10, which goes on sale in October, the humor magazine will be available only in comic-book stores and will also be mailed directly to subscribers....
10:13 2019-07-05

Canada won't stop Huawei CFO extradition to US The Canadian government says it has no intention of suspending the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.Meng was arrested in Canada on December 1 and is facing extradition to the US to answer charges of fraud. It is alleged that Wanzhou aided Huawei to avoid sanctions on doing business i...
14:52 2019-06-14

Mad Magazine to stop publishing new issues It’s time to worry, Alfred E. Neuman. Mad magazine — the iconic satirical publication with freckle-faced, jug-eared mascot Alfred E. Neuman — will soon no longer appear on newsstands after nearly seven decades. The magazine, which was billed as a creation of “The Usual Gang of Idiots,...
20:52 2019-07-04

For the Love of God, Stop Glamorizing These People On Thursday, Los Angeles magazine published an interview with Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Linton, a wannabe actress, got some bad press for her out-of-touch Instagram posts and dressing like a super villain while holding sheets of cash. This isn’t her first comeback,...
14:52 2019-06-14

Beto O'Rourke Would Really Like You to Stop Asking When He's Going to Drop Out Beto O’Rourke is back “in it,” as they say, planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after a well-justified break from the presidential race to mourn the victims of the horrific mass shooting in his hometown of El Paso....
20:13 2019-08-14

The FCC says 5G is safe, but that won’t stop conspiracy theorists U.S. agencies now agree that 5G and prior cellular standards pose no known risk to human health, but those who disagree have one more chance to speak up.Read More...
06:52 2019-08-10

Stop Freaking Livestreaming While Driving A worst-case scenario: being the subject of a video on the subreddit Livestream Fail titled “Guy wrecks car while reading Twitch chat and driving.”...
00:00 2019-07-13

Behold: The Fastest Formula One Pit Stop Ever Though it feels like most of the drama in Formula One as of late has revolved around an energy drink megalomaniac who sponsors a team but refuses to pay a $45,000 outstanding tab, this past weekend’s British Grand Prix was nonetheless a good show. And to top it off, the Red Bull F1 team managed a wo...
23:52 2019-07-16

Graduation To Go: Illness Can’t Stop Ceremony Walking across the stage at graduation is a milestone many teens can’t wait to cross. One Florida high school senior thought he might not be able to attend, but Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Hospital made it happen. A special team at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children made sure 18-year-old Ev...
03:52 2019-05-22

Is Oil Rally Getting "Stop" Signal from Soybean Oil? Soyoil prices, which have a 15-year history of forerunning the crude oil market, are signaling the crude oil rally has peaked, if politics is not a factor....
17:39 2019-05-21

3 myths about protein that you need to stop believing iStock It's a misconception that protein can only come from animal products and that vegetarians and vegans will be deficient – plant-based protein sources can be more than adequate. We need nine essential amino acids in our diet – but, contrary to popular belief, they don't have to com...
20:13 2019-07-12

Stop Putting Kellyanne Conway on TV Every now and then, a major cable news anchor decides they want to take a run at the Trump administration’s favorite media champion, Kellyanne Conway; yesterday, it was venerated CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour....
20:13 2019-08-06

Stop Saying ‘Apocalypse Guru’ Like It’s a Bad Thing Adults tend to be very threatened by 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has led students around the world on massive school strikes for environmental policy change. In a speech on Tuesday to French lawmakers, Thunberg addressed the far-right politicians who boycotted her speech...
09:13 2019-07-24

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in renewable energy....
02:00 2019-06-11

Can anything stop Boris Johnson? - podcast The Tory leadership hopeful has spent the past three days avoiding questions on why the police were called to his home after an altercation with his partner. But will questions about Johnson’s previous behaviour and character damage his chances of becoming prime minister?Hours after Boris Johnson co...
18:39 2019-06-27