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Ex-UK PM May prompts storm over knighthood for cricket hero Boycott

Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen Geoffrey Boycott, one of her cricket heroes, for a knighthood, attracting criticism from domestic abuse charities....

Ex-UK PM May prompts storm over knighthood for cricket hero Boycott

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Bowled out by Brexit, former UK PM May honors cricket hero Geoffrey Boycott Former British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott for a knighthood, honoring her hero whose persistent style she had vowed to emulate in her ultimately failed efforts to deliver Brexit....
08:39 2019-09-10

Geoff Boycott knighthood criticised by domestic abuse charities Ex-England cricketer Geoff Boycott has been awarded a knighthood by Theresa May in a farewell honours list that also rewards many of her former aides....
10:26 2019-09-10

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
21:39 2019-07-12

'Incredible comeback': Cricket World Cup victory prompts outpouring of joy in New Zealand Key runout against India described as ‘one of the most iconic sporting moments in New Zealand folklore’In the early hours of Thursday morning, New Zealanders collectively rubbed their tired eyes. On the other side of the world, something miraculous was happening. They could scarcely believe what the...
07:39 2019-07-11

Hurricane Dorian prompts storm prep along Atlantic Coast The life-threatening Category 5 storm slowed down to 1 mph and it isn't clear when or where it could hit land. Around-the-clock news coverage prompted Florida car dealers to begin preparations last week. On Monday, the threat continued to move up the Atlantic coast. ...
17:26 2019-09-02

Pavel Florin: cricket's newest hero in action – video Pavel Florin, a professional bodyguard by day and player-president of Romania’s Cluj cricket club in his spare time, became an overnight sensation after a video emerged of him bowling against French club Dreux in the European Cricket League, a tournament held at La Manga in Spain. The 40-year-old al...
18:13 2019-07-31

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
03:39 2019-07-14

England Cricket World Cup final star Ben Stokes: I told myself, 'don't try and be a hero!' England's Cricket World Cup star Ben Stokes has revealed what was going through his mind during the conclusion of Sunday's epic final against New Zealand: "Don't try and be a hero!"...
01:26 2019-07-16

Ralph Lauren receives honorary knighthood in London LONDON (AP) — Ralph Lauren has collected an accolade from Prince Charles and it’s a doozy: Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for Services to Fashion. The designer was presented with the insignia, bestowed by Queen Elizabeth II, in a private ceremony We...
02:26 2019-06-20

Ralph Lauren awarded honorary knighthood for services to fashion Seventy-nine-year-old becomes first American designer to receive the honourRalph Lauren has received an honorary knighthood for services to fashion, becoming the first American designer to be awarded with the UK’s highest honour.Prince Charles presented the 79-year-old with the insignia in a private...
02:13 2019-06-20

Ralph Lauren gets honorary knighthood from Prince Charles in private ceremony The fashion designer famous for his tweedy looks was awarded an honorary British knighthood. But you can't call this American citizen "Sir Ralph."        ...
06:26 2019-06-21

WIN a Nintendo Switch, signed by the England Cricket team and a copy of Cricket 19! We've teamed up with Cricket 19 The Official Game of the Ashes to giveaway a copy of the game and a Nintendo Switch signed by some of the stars of the England Cricket Team....
09:52 2019-07-25

Sir Andy: Tennis star Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Tropical Storm Dorian is expected to turn into a hurricane this week. Here's where the storm is heading. NOAA Tropical Storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane this week. A watch has been issued for Barbados, and Dorian is expected to bring rain and storm surges to Puerto Rico and Lesser Antilles. It's forecasted to head just west of Puerto Rico, avoiding a dire...
23:52 2019-08-25

Storm-weary regions on alert again as Tropical Storm Humberto gains strength Residents and officials along the southeastern coast of the United States are once again on alert for a brewing tropical system in the Atlantic, just over a week after Hurricane Dorian lashed the region....
19:13 2019-09-14

Storm reprieve: Tropical Storm Humberto steers clear of beleaguered Bahamas Residents and rescue workers breathe sigh of relief; Florida coast also appears to be in the clear from impacts of Tropical Storm Humberto.        ...
23:39 2019-09-15

Tropical storm warning issued in Bahamas as potential storm develops Forecasters on Thursday continued to keep a close eye on Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, a cluster of showers and thunderstorms slowly organizing over the Bahamas....
05:13 2019-09-13

Tropical Storm Gabrielle becomes 7th named storm of Atlantic hurricane season The tropical storm formed Wednesday in the far east Atlantic, about 680 miles from the Cabo Verde Islands, about 1,100 miles off the west African coast....
19:13 2019-09-04

Tropical storm Dorian: Puerto Rico braces for emergency as storm blows past Barbados Dorian is expected to pass near or south of Puerto Rico on Wednesday, move near or over eastern Hispaniola Wednesday night and move north of Hispaniola on Thursday....
18:52 2019-08-27

New storm hits hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, could become tropical storm A new storm brought rain and wind to the hurricane ravaged Bahamas early Friday, with the Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) warning it could turn into a tropical storm....
10:52 2019-09-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
15:00 2019-07-13

Ralph Lauren gets honorary knighthood from Prince Charles but don't call him 'Sir Ralph' The fashion designer famous for his tweedy looks was awarded an honorary British knighthood. But you can't call this American citizen "Sir Ralph."        ...
21:13 2019-06-20

Here’s What to Know About the Mulan Boycott The current political turmoil in Hong Kong has extended to an unlikely battleground: Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. On Thursday, an online protest emerged against the film after its star, Liu Yifei, expressed support for the Hong Kong police on social media. Here’s what to know ab...
19:52 2019-08-16

The SoulCycle Boycott Seems Like It's Actually Working Remember last month when a bunch of people got really upset that the billionaire who owns a group of trendy gyms was hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump in the Hamptons? Well, their calls for a boycott of at least one of those exercise companies, SoulCycle, seems to be working....
02:00 2019-09-07

Third e-cigarette death prompts CDC warning A third person has died after using an e-cigarette product. The death of an unidentified person with a history of vaping resulted from a severe lung injury....
10:00 2019-09-07

AT&T stock rises after Trump suggests a boycott President Trump's years-long effort to punish CNN for its news coverage took a new, yet wholly unsurprising turn on Monday when he suggested a boycott of CNN's parent company AT&T....
07:26 2019-06-04

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of their agitating colleagues in West Bengal, an......
13:13 2019-06-17

Trump Slams CNN Owner, Suggests Boycott Of AT&T US President Donald Trump appeared to call todayfor a boycott of AT&T in order to force "big changes" at CNN after criticizing the cable news network's coverage as he began a visit to Britain....
23:26 2019-06-03

Trump, in tussle with CNN, suggests boycott of parent AT&T President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday immediately after he arrived in London for a pomp-filled state visit to Britain to complain about CNN and his limited access to U.S. news...
23:39 2019-06-03

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
02:13 2019-06-24

Boycott of Everything Japanese Mushrooms Across South Korea What began as an obscure, tech-supply trade fight between Tokyo and Seoul has erupted into a boycott mushrooming across South Korea, a backlash targeting Japanese apparel, travel and electronics....
18:13 2019-07-18

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, presidential spokesman General Otavio Rego Barros said on Wednesday....
00:00 2019-08-08

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
02:13 2019-08-18

Death of TFD captain prompts new campaign to end tobacco use TUCSON — First responders make it their mission to save the lives of others. But the tragic death of a Tucson Fire captain has inspired the department to launch a campaign aimed at saving the lives of their own. Captain Glenn Fleck chewed tobacco on-and-off for years. Last year, he passed away...
14:00 2019-08-06

Flooding in southeast Texas prompts evacuations Shelters have been set up in Southeast Texas to provide a haven for people displaced by heavy rain and flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda. (Sept. 19)        ...
03:00 2019-09-20

'Talent War' at Home Prompts U.S. Employers to Take Another Look Abroad U.S. companies racing to tap artificial intelligence and other high-tech tools face a shortage of workers at home who have hands-on experience, managers and recruiters say....
11:52 2019-05-31

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
07:39 2019-06-02

Folau sacking prompts 'beliefs review' A review into religious expression from those "with and without strong" beliefs will be held by the Australian Rugby Union Players' Association (Rupa)....
18:13 2019-05-21

Hurricane Dorian prompts evacuations in Bahamas As the Bahamas braces for a direct hit by a powerful Category 4 storm, residents have been stocking up on food and water, and authorities have evacuated people from low-lying areas....
07:52 2019-09-01

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Coup bid prompts mass arrests in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, an Amhara region party spokesman has said scores of its supporters have been arrested. The sweep in Addis Ababa follows a bid by a militia to seize power in the nation's second-largest region....
04:39 2019-06-28

Ethiopian opposition parties threaten election boycott A coalition of Ethiopian opposition parties on Tuesday threatened to boycott a national vote next year without changes to an electoral law they view as biased towards the ruling party....
19:13 2019-09-03

House Overwhelmingly Condemns Movement to Boycott Israel The 398-to-17 vote brushed aside voices of dissent within the Democratic Party, including two freshman representatives who are the House’s most vocal backers of the movement....
03:26 2019-07-24

It's Too Early To Call For 2022 CWG Boycott: Sports Minister Shooting has been axed from the 2022 edition by Birmingham Organising Committee, citing logistical issues. The move triggered angry reactions from the IOA and the NRAI....
00:52 2019-08-28

House condemns Israel boycott over liberal objections The House passed a resolution Tuesday condemning a global boycott movement against Israel, with the lopsided vote coming over the objections of some progressives who claim the measure violates their First Amendment rights.The controversial resolution — which passed the House via a 398-17 vote with f...
08:00 2019-07-24

Is B.D.S. Anti-Semitic? A Closer Look at the Boycott Israel Campaign The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement aims to press Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. It has generated heated debate and much misinformation....
20:52 2019-07-31

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
21:00 2019-07-22

Swedish hockey players boycott training, tournament over pay The top female hockey players in Sweden refused to attend training camp Thursday or play in an upcoming international tournament in Finland, the latest such move by a women's national team to get better compensation....
04:39 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protesters call for 'Mulan' boycott Liu Yifei, the actress starring in Disney's upcoming live-action "Mulan", waded into the Hong Kong protest controversy on Thursday by expressing support for the Hong Kong police....
20:13 2019-08-16

Top data firm cites hypocrisy in boycott over ICE work One of Silicon Valley’s top data firms is pushing back hard on a boycott effort tied to its work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and its founder’s connection with President Trump....
01:13 2019-09-14

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

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

The reason why Trump is demanding that Americans boycott AT&T is ridiculous President Donald Trump used his Twitter account (via CNBC) today to call for a boycott of the nation's second largest carrier, AT&T. Did the wireless provider overcharge the White House for unlimited data? Was the president's account throttled preventing him from sending an important tweet? No, the ...
05:39 2019-06-04

China orders boycott of top film awards in Taiwan Movie stars from mainland China have been banned from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards — dubbed the "Chinese-language Oscars." It's seen as the latest step by Beijing to up pressure on the self-ruled island....
01:13 2019-08-08

Palestinian business leaders to boycott U.S. economic conference Palestinian business leaders on Tuesday rebuffed U.S. plans for an economic conference in Bahrain that has become the spearhead of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan....
19:39 2019-05-21

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
12:39 2019-06-04

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Cricketers Boycott and Strauss knighted in May's resignation honours Cricket-loving former PM hands awards to two former England captainsThe former England cricket captains Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been knighted in Theresa May’s resignation honours list for their service to sport.The former prime minister’s love of cricket was well documented and she ...
03:39 2019-09-10

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989, has social media demanding book retailers such as...
03:00 2019-06-04

"No Space" For Shooting, Says CWG Chief Despite India's Boycott Threat Shooting has been a high-yielding discipline for India with shooters accounting for 16 of the country's 66 medals, including seven golds, at last year's Gold Coast Games....
11:13 2019-08-13

Crocodile scare at German lake prompts closure A lake in southern Germany has been closed to swimmers and walkers after a possible crocodile sighting. The closure comes as swimmers may be tempted to cool off as the temperature is expected to soar next week....
18:39 2019-06-19

Apple's New Messy TV Teaser Prompts a Lot of Questions, Most Notably: Why? It feels like it’s been years—rather than mere months—since Apple introduced its roster of original programming for its forthcoming streaming service Apple TV+. But even prior to its official announcement, reports were already swirling that its offerings were so dull that the product was being refer...
00:52 2019-08-13

U.S.'s Move to Open Trails to E-Bikes Prompts Backlash A coalition of outdoors groups say they plan to try to block a new directive that allows electronic bicycles to use trails in national parks and other public lands long reserved for nonmotorized travel....
19:26 2019-08-31

Aaron Judge’s frustration prompts chat with umpire TORONTO — When Aaron Judge speaks, even umpires listen. Judge, who blasted his 23rd home run of the season in the first inning Sunday, struck out looking to end the Yankees’ 6-4 loss to the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Judge did not agree with home plate umpire Manny Gonzalez on a few called strikes,...
08:39 2019-09-16

Strong U.S. Dollar Prompts Speculation of Trump Intervention The Trump administration has considered whether to use currency intervention as a weapon in its trade war, which has raised a host of questions among investors and traders, including whether such an effort would work....
09:13 2019-09-16

Plan to open gun megastore in Christchurch prompts concern Gun City, which sold weapons to man accused of mosque attack, plans new outletThe New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a megastore in the South Island...
12:52 2019-07-17

Poop transplant claims one life, prompts FDA warning In a bulletin that will make many people do a double-take, the Food and Drug Administration just issued a very serious warning for individuals considering a controversial treatment where one individual’s poop is transplanted into another. Yes, poop transplants are a real thing, and they’...
07:13 2019-06-15

Video prompts Bosnians to protest judicial corruption SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnians are protesting outside the country’s top judicial body after a secretly recorded video emerged of its head appearing to take bribes through a middleman, himself a police officer. Hundreds gathered Wednesday to demand the resignation of Milan Tegelti...
15:00 2019-05-29

New Zealand measles outbreak prompts travel warning New Zealand is asking travelers to make sure they are immunized for measles before traveling to its biggest city, Auckland, as the country faces its worst outbreak in over 22 years....
10:39 2019-08-30

Flash flooding prompts rescues in Oklahoma City Heavy rains flooded streets and businesses, prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as 1.5 inches of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday. (June 6)        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

Trade Truce Prompts Relief Rally for Stocks and Oil Global stocks and oil rallied while U.S. Treasury yields rose after the weekend’s truce on trade between Beijing and Washington lifted investor confidence....
11:39 2019-07-01

Philippines: Still-unknown disease prompts culling of pigs The Philippine agriculture chief says an unspecified number of pigs has died or been culled in backyard farms in recent weeks and a crisis team has been established to try to contain the still unspecified disease causing the swine deaths...
13:52 2019-08-19

Cosplayer's Giant Rifle Prompts Sheriff's Warning A cosplayer taking some photos earlier today at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay got a little more attention than she was expecting, when concerns from other beachgoers and a local news crew prompted a warning from the Santa Cruz Sheriff’s Office....
09:00 2019-07-04

Singaporean Broadcaster’s Advertisement Prompts ‘Brownface’ Controversy Singapore’s state-owned broadcaster apologized this week for an ad campaign that sparked accusations of “brownface” after an ethnically Chinese actor darkened his skin to play characters of other races, Agence France-Presse reports. The advertisement for an electronic payment syste...
19:39 2019-07-31

‘When They See Us’ prompts renewed backlash for former prosecutor Linda Fairstein The bestselling author, who led the sex crimes unit for Manhattan's District Attorney's office, has maintained the Central Park Five were guilty despite the DNA evidence that exonerated them....
23:01 2019-06-04

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
04:39 2019-06-01

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Hungarian Coca-Cola ads with same-sex couples trigger calls for a boycott In a statement, Coca-Cola said it would not back down amid the latest instance of vocal anti-gay backlash across parts of post-communist central Europe....
01:26 2019-08-07

Equinox and SoulCycle face boycott over investor's Trump fundraiser SoulCycle says it does not support fundraiser by Stephen Ross, chair of company that owns EquinoxCustomers of the fitness companies Equinox and SoulCycle are calling for a boycott of the trendy brands after news that a high-profile billionaire investor will be hosting a fundraising event for Donald ...
10:13 2019-08-08

Ilhan Omar proposes resolution supporting boycott of Israel Omar’s resolution seeks to push back against US laws banning the boycott of Israel and affirms the right of Americans to organize boycotts of foreign countries if they so wish....
23:39 2019-07-18

Montenegro fire Serbian coach over Kosovo qualifier boycott "Montenegro have fired their Serbian coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he pulled out of Friday\u0027s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo, the country\u0027s football association (FSCG) said on Saturday."...
11:52 2019-06-08

Bundesliga: Paderborn fans threaten boycott over RB Leipzig cooperation "Cooperation with RB? Not with us!" Supporters of newly-promoted Bundesliga side SC Paderborn have threatened to take drastic action at matches next season if a planned cooperation with RB Leipzig goes ahead....
22:13 2019-06-05

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
13:00 2019-06-06

GOP senator calls for China boycott as Hong Kong rages Americans should boycott Chinese products in response to the intensifying political crisis in Hong Kong, a Republican lawmaker urged amid rumors Beijing is ready to use military force to shut down protests....
08:39 2019-08-14

Tlaib urges boycott of Bill Maher after he slams BDS movement Rep. Rashida Tlaib has suggested that viewers boycott comedian Bill Maher’s HBO show after he denounced the international boycott movement against Israel as a “bulls–t purity test.” Tlaib said in a tweet that she was tired of “folks” like Maher “discrediting a form of speech that i...
00:26 2019-08-19

Government steps in to try to avoid India Commonwealth Games boycott • Sports minister Nigel Adams suggests separate shooting event• India unhappy after shooting not chosen as one of the 19 sportsThe government has intervened in an attempt to stop India boycotting the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in protest after shooting was not chosen as one of the sports ...
00:13 2019-08-14

No Scrutiny On Sensitive Bills, Opposition Plans Parliament Boycott The opposition has decided to hold a planned boycott of the ongoing parliament session, upset over the government's refusal to send certain controversial bill for further scrutiny....
15:26 2019-07-24

Hong Kong students boycott classes, hold rallies Protesters have disrupted Hong Kong's morning commute. The action follows a weekend during which police used some of their harshest force yet in over three months of anti-government and pro-democracy demonstrations....
11:39 2019-09-02

Rajasthan Assembly Gives Live Coverage On YouTube After Media Boycott As the media continued to boycott the Rajasthan Assembly proceedings for the second day on Friday in the wake of several restrictions imposed on them, the officials broadcast the proceedings live on......
04:13 2019-06-29

Hong Kong students boycott classes after weekend of violence Hundreds of Hong Kong university and school students swapped classes for democracy demonstrations on Monday, the latest act of defiance in an anti-government movement that has plunged the Chinese-ruled city into its biggest political crisis in decades....
10:26 2019-09-02

Oregon Republican lawmakers continue climate bill boycott SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate was again unable to conduct business because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Senate President Peter Courtney announced a lack of quorum Sunday. Republicans fled the Capitol last we...
23:13 2019-06-23

How Qatar's Cows Show Growing Resistance To Saudi-Led Boycott Three times a day, the Holstein cows on this dairy farm north of Doha placidly step onto a circular platform to get hooked up to automated milking tubes....
05:52 2019-07-22

Qatar says Saudi Arabia invites it to summit amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar says its ruling emir received a letter from the king of Saudi Arabia. The letter marks the highest-level, publicly known contact between the two nations since the kingdom and three other nations began boycotting it nearly two ye...
04:39 2019-05-27

NYU commencement speaker calls for a boycott of Israel, says Trump is a 'fascist' Steven William Thrasher, an NYU alum and professor at Northwestern, called President Trump a “fascist” and labeled Israel an “apartheid” state in his speech on Monday....
21:39 2019-05-23

British Airways cabin fills with smoke, prompts evacuation The cabin of flight BA422 from London to Valencia, Spain, filled with smoke moments before the flight was due to land. After the plane touched down on the tarmac, the crew evacuated all 175 passengers....
12:00 2019-08-07

London F1 race bid prompts fresh Silverstone British GP concern The escalating prospect of a Formula 1 race in London has prompted fresh concern for Silverstone amid its negotiation of a new British Grand Prix deal...
14:39 2019-06-29

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
04:52 2019-07-04

Surging Air Traffic Prompts Rethink of Airport Gate Rights Rapid growth in global air travel is making airlines and airport operators shake up a decades-old system for allocating takeoff and landing slots at some of the world’s busiest airfields....
13:52 2019-07-07

Appalachian Trail Attack Prompts Safety Website Revisions ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A fatal stabbing on the Appalachian Trail has led the nonprofit that manages the trail to revise its website for reporting safety issues and suspicious incidents. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy redesigned its safety and crime prevention page to include incident reporting resou...
14:52 2019-06-04

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
05:13 2019-08-20

Pilots’ Strike Prompts British Airways to Cancel 1,700 Flights The travel plans of about 195,000 passengers were upended after the airline canceled all flights scheduled for Monday and Tuesday as a pay dispute drags on....
20:00 2019-09-09

Voter surge in 2018 prompts voting reforms, restrictions ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats made big gains in state legislatures last year and have been using that power to pass laws making it easier to register and to vote. They have introduced early voting, all-mail voting and automatic registration. A few Republican-led states are going in the opposite direction...
16:13 2019-06-01

Huawei ban prompts Apple to slightly increase iPhone production According to a new research report from Cowen, Apple recently told its manufacturing partners to moderately increase iPhone production on account of the recent Huawei ban ushered in by the Trump administration. The report, which was obtained by AppleInsider, relays that iPhone production for the qua...
02:26 2019-06-28

German dating app prompts safety worries due to location feature A person can accurately locate where users of the dating app Lovoo live and work, according to a report. The company behind the app, which boasts nearly six million users, has played down concerns for users' safety....
13:13 2019-08-10

Gun violence in America prompts more countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
06:39 2019-08-08

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees have received death threats since what police are treating as the politically motivated murder of one of Angela Merkel’s party allies.An email sent to...
14:26 2019-06-20

Fatal Shooting of Migrant in Mexico Prompts Government Investigation Witnesses told investigators that people wearing police uniforms shot at a truck carrying migrants after it passed through a checkpoint without stopping, the attorney general of Veracruz State said....
22:13 2019-06-21

Sterling Shepard injury prompts NFL to review concussion protocol Sterling Shepard’s concussion could lead to a change in NFL policy. The NFL and NFLPA have initiated a review of concussion protocols after the Giants’ receiver suffered a concussion last Sunday, yet was allowed to stay in and finish the Giants game at Dallas, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Saturday,...
02:00 2019-09-15

Kansas abortion ruling prompts new attack on death penalty TOPEKA, Kan. — A recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling declaring that the state constitution protects access to abortion opened the door to a new legal attack on the death penalty. Attorneys for five of the 10 men on death row in Kansas argue that the abortion decision means the state’s courts can enfo...
18:39 2019-06-27

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON -The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News 4 Tucson. Immigration Attorney Maurice Goldman said he was shocked to see printouts of his client’s social media accounts and posts in an immigr...
18:52 2019-06-27

Former Missouri governor’s new military assignment prompts Navy investigation The Navy has commissioned an investigation examining how it manages personnel cases for those with personal misconduct allegations after it was reported former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens may deploy to the Middle East....
23:26 2019-05-31

Deadly California Boat Fire Prompts Scrutiny of Regulations The Coast Guard suspended its search for survivors on Tuesday after a fire killed 34 people. It said the boat was outfitted with approved fire safety systems....
13:00 2019-09-04

Hurricane Dorian prompts move of Boise State-FSU game The college football season opener for Boise State and Florida State will kick off a few hours sooner and a little further inland with discounted ticket prices because of the threat of Hurricane Dorian....
13:00 2019-08-30

Palantir's work with ICE prompts LGBTQ tech conference to disinvite it Software company Palantir has been disinvited from a major LGBTQ tech conference because of public objection to its work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
03:39 2019-08-28

Chinese troop movement into Hong Kong prompts unease Movements, which have been portrayed as a scheduled troop rotation, come days ahead of anti-government protests Chinese military vehicles have been seen moving across the border into Hong Kong, in what the military said were regular troop movements, as fears rose that the city could see a Beijing-le...
05:39 2019-08-29

Heat prompts NYRA to cancel racing Saturday at Saratoga NYRA cancels Saturday's card of racing at Saratoga Race Course due to excessive heat forecast for eastern New York       ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Fire near Idaho’s nuclear research facility prompts evacuation A fast-moving brush fire in eastern Idaho on Tuesday prompted an evacuation of “non-essential employees” from several of the state’s nuclear research facilities....
00:00 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Growing Backlash The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
12:26 2019-08-29

#Unwantedivanka: awkward moment at G20 prompts slew of Trump parodies Photoshopped images show president’s daughter as interloper at historic moments Ivanka Trump’s prominent role at the G20 summit over the weekend, and her presence at the Korean demilitarised zone with her father, has inspired a slew of parodies under the hashtag #unwantedivanka. Continue reading......
10:52 2019-07-01

Eavesdropping flaw prompts Apple to suspend Walkie-Talkie app Enlarge / Apple Watch. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple has suspended use of the Walkie-Talkie app in the Apple Watch until the company fixes a recently discovered vulnerability that could let someone listen to a person’s iPhone without permission, news site TechCrunch reported. The Walkie-Talk...
01:52 2019-07-12

‘Suspicious item’ prompts tarmac evacuation at Newark Airport A flight at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated on the tarmac Saturday morning after a flight attendant noticed something “suspicious.” At about 7:45 am, a flight attendant on JetBlue Flight 573 “identified some type of suspicious item,” then contacted the Port...
16:00 2019-07-13

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paralysis in otherwise healthy kids, officials at the Ce...
01:00 2019-07-11

Boris Johnson’s Parliament Suspension Prompts Protest and Resignations The prime minister’s maneuver limits the ability of his critics to prevent a “no-deal” Brexit on Oct. 31, which economists warn would be damaging to Britain....
19:13 2019-08-29

University of Alabama votes to return $26.5 million to donor who called for boycott The University of Alabama voted to return a $26.5 million gift from a donor who recently encouraged students to boycott the school over Alabama’s controversial new abortion law....
02:00 2019-06-08

Eric Dickerson says NFL Hall of Famers may boycott 2019 induction ceremonies Former NFL star Eric Dickerson believes Hall of Famers may skip this year's induction festivities because of issues they have with the league's treatment of retired players....
23:39 2019-07-20

Pakistan Minister Blames India For Sri Lanka Players' Tour Boycott Science and Technology Minister Fawad Hussain Chaudhry said India threatened the players from Sri Lanka against participating in the upcoming series in Pakistan....
13:26 2019-09-10

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest against its labor practices and its involvement with ...
09:00 2019-07-15

Born of a Boycott, a Women’s Ultimate Frisbee League Charts Its Own Path Frustrated by a perceived lack of equality in a male-dominated professional league, a group of players broke off to establish a women’s competition and preserve their vision of the sport....
18:39 2019-06-28

South Korea boycott impacts sales at Japanese retailer Uniqlo A recent boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, owner Fast Retailing said on Friday....
05:39 2019-08-09

Pro-LGBTQI Coca-Cola campaign sparks calls for boycott in Hungary Coca-Cola has featured same-sex couples kissing in commercials over bottles of the major soft drink in Hungary. And politicians and conservative activists are furious....
21:13 2019-08-07

Trinamool Says Will Boycott Centre-Convened Meets, Involves Home Ministry TMC member Saugata Roy Friday said the West Bengal government will continue to boycott meetings called by the centre till the Union Home Ministry stops sending advisory to the state under Article 355....
00:13 2019-06-22

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadcast Twitch viewers were used to seeing. Yesterday e...
01:00 2019-07-18

South Korean boycott of Japanese goods hits beer and carmakers Honda down 81% and beer sales fall 97% amid deepening spat over countries’ wartime legacySales of Japanese beer and cars have plummeted in South Korea amid a consumer boycott sparked by a deepening dispute over the countries’ wartime legacy that has hit trade and security cooperation.Japanese automa...
22:26 2019-09-04

SoulCycle, Equinox face boycott calls over investor's Trump fundraiser Fitness chains SoulCycle and Equinox on Wednesday sought to distance themselves from a fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly in the works by their billionaire owner, real estate executive Stephen Ross....
06:13 2019-08-08

AIIMS Doctors To Boycott Work Tomorrow In Support Of Bengal Agitation Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today attended to patients in helmets and bandages to convey their support for counterparts in West Bengal who have gone on......
15:13 2019-06-13

President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant President Donald Trump sent a barrage of strange tweets during his flight to the UK overnight, but one of the weirdest tweets instructed Americans to stop using and subscribing to AT&T’s services. CNN, which the president hates because the network will sometimes accurately describe his crimes, i...
17:01 2019-06-03

South Korea boycott hitting sales of Japan's Uniqlo, company says A boycott on Japanese goods in South Korea has had an impact on casual clothing chain Uniqlo's sales in the country, the company said on Friday, highlighting the widening economic hit from a diplomatic row over Tokyo's wartime role....
11:39 2019-08-09

Greens’ leader urges other parties to boycott French debate that excludes her The Greens are calling it a violation of the"democratic principle of full and fair debate on election issues" and demanding that TVA "respect the inclusion criteria established by the Leaders' Debates Commission."...
09:00 2019-09-10

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” in the country’s famous mass games.Thae Yong-ho, th...
14:52 2019-05-30

Japanese car sales slump in S.Korea in August amid consumer boycott Japanese car sales tumbled 57% in South Korea in August from a year earlier to 1,398 vehicles, industry data showed on Wednesday, amid a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles in the wake of a diplomatic row between the countries....
04:13 2019-09-04

Black leaders boycott Trump visit over 'racist, xenophobic rhetoric' Senior Democrats in Virginia stay away from commemorationPresident says boycotters acting ‘against their own people’Donald Trump on Tuesday waded further into the race row he sparked with a weekend attack on a senior black congressman and the city of Baltimore, as black leaders boycotted an event th...
18:52 2019-07-31

Players boycott Australian national anthem before State of Origin opener Indigenous players silent during Advance Australia FairJohnathan Thurston delivers welcome to countryPlayers from both teams have taken part in a much-discussed boycott of Australia’s national anthem before Wednesday’s State of Origin opener.Indigenous players Cody Walker, Josh Addo-Carr and Will Ch...
14:00 2019-06-05

The call for a boycott against SoulCycle appears to be working despite the tactic's unpredictable record Shutterstock In August, some SoulCycle users were outraged when the chairman of the company that owns the brand — and many others, like Equinox, the Miami Dolphins, and coffee chain Bluestone Lane — hosted a fundraiser at his home for President Donald Trump. Celebrities called on SoulCy...
00:52 2019-09-08

Hong Kong students plan class boycott for protest demands Hong Kong university student leaders say they will call for a two-week class boycott to press the government for a response to the demands of the protest movement that has gripped the city...
15:39 2019-08-22

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Arsenal refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that may force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid abandoning troops behind enemy lines. A commendab...
01:26 2019-05-24

Report: Qatar premier to travel to Saudi Arabia amid boycott DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Al-Jazeera is reporting that Qatar’s prime minister will be heading to Saudi Arabia for two summits, marking the highest-level contact between the neighboring nations since a boycott began in 2017. The Qatar-funded satellite news channel reported Wednesday ni...
19:52 2019-05-29

Home Depot shoppers threaten boycott over Trump-supporting co-founder Home Depot shoppers have been threatening to boycott the store after its co-founder, Bernie Marcus, revealed in a recent interview that he’d be donating to President Trump’s re-election bid. “Never shopping @HomeDepot again,” wrote one Twitter user. “Cutting up my card,...
07:39 2019-07-09

Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism Kamila Shamsie has said that it is a “matter of outrage” that the Israel boycott campaign should be held up as something shameful after a German jury revers...
21:13 2019-09-19

Crusty Country Music Fans Want to Boycott Wrangler Jeans For Partnering with Lil Nas X This week, after Wrangler jeans announced a new yee haw agenda capsule collection with Lil Nas X, some country music fans are calling for a full out boycott....
10:13 2019-05-23

Calls for boycott of Japan grow in South Korea as labor row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Japanese restrictions on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Monday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labor roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
09:00 2019-07-05

Pro-LGBT Coca-Cola adverts spark boycott calls in Hungary Campaign linked to Sziget festival criticised by senior member of ruling Fidesz partyAdvertisements by Coca-Cola relating to a popular music festival in Hungary that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the conservative ruling party.The posters are timed for th...
01:13 2019-08-06

UPDATE 1-Calls for boycott of Japan grow in S.Korea as diplomatic row simmers Calls in South Korea for a boycott of Japanese goods in response to Tokyo's curbs on the export of high-tech material to South Korea picked up on Friday, as a dispute over compensation for forced wartime labour roiled ties between the U.S. allies....
11:26 2019-07-05

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
11:13 2019-05-25

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
04:52 2019-06-10

Trump’s hairstyle at church service prompts speculation on social media Speculation abounded Sunday after President Trump was photographed with what appeared to be a new hairstyle during a surprise visit Sunday to a Virginia church. ...
14:26 2019-06-03

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently c...
12:52 2019-07-14

Lübcke: German politician's killing prompts call for tracking neo-Nazis Following the death of a regional politician, Lower Saxony's interior minister wants the government to track neo-Nazis. Boris Pistorius says agents could adapt methods that monitor people suspected of religious violence....
14:00 2019-07-08

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
15:13 2019-06-06

Notre Dame’s melted lead prompts deep clean for schools The city of Paris has ordered a deep cleaning for schools nearest to Notre Dame, whose lead roof melted away in the cathedral’s devastating fire in April...
16:13 2019-07-18

With Eight Mexican Deaths, El Paso Shooting Prompts New Cross-Border Anxiety Eight of the 22 people who died in El Paso, Texas, were Mexicans shopping in the U.S. for the day, a big part of the local economy likely to be damaged by Saturday’s massacre....
21:26 2019-08-06

‘€1 million’ fines for rescue boats prompts UN concern for future sea operations A move by Italian lawmakers to impose fines of up to €1 million on vessels and organizations carrying out search and rescue operations off the country’s coastline, sparked a new warning on Tuesday from the UN that the measure risks deterring future lifesaving efforts in the Mediterranean....
18:39 2019-08-06

Dispute at Louisiana Walmart prompts panic, erroneous shooting reports Authorities in Louisiana said a confrontation inside a Walmart Tuesday led to panic in the store and erroneous reports of gunfire as communities remain on edge following a pair of mass shootings over the weekend....
11:39 2019-08-07

The Ransacking of Hong Kong’s Legislature Prompts a ‘Zero Tolerance’ Warning From Beijing While hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters, including families toting young children, marched through the sweltering Hong Kong afternoon on Monday to express their opposition to a divisive extradition bill, a separate group took more forceful swings against the government On the 22nd anniver...
14:13 2019-07-02

Biden prompts confusion with bungled pitch for supporters to text campaign Joe Biden ended Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate by issuing a vexing call for supporters visit "Joe 30330" -- leading to confusion as to whether the former vide president promoting a website, text messaging number, or even the next millennium....
08:39 2019-08-01

Mountain lion spotted prowling California neighborhood prompts warning Officials in San Mateo, Calif., are reminding residents to be alert after home surveillance video captured a mountain lion prowling the neighborhood on Sunday....
18:13 2019-07-10

Heat wave prompts cancellations of New York Triathlon, horse races Excessive heat advisories are in effect for the Northeast and much of the Midwest this weekend, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s and heat indexes well into triple digits....
11:00 2019-07-19

Amazon Prime Day's members-only deals prompts trash talk from eBay Prime Day is getting closer to that July 15 launch, but other retailers are scrambling already trying to tempt buyers to their store before Amazon gobble up everyone's cash in the sales event of the summer. And you'll want to keep an eye on our selection of the best Amazon Prime Day deals ...
14:26 2019-07-05

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
22:26 2019-07-05

Heavy rain prompts high water rescues in Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through. The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday in the western part of the...
23:13 2019-06-06

Discovery of human remains at ranch prompts suspicious death investigation TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has launched a suspicious death investigation after human remains were found on the far south side Wednesday morning. According to officials, TPD was dispatched to a ranch in the 12900 block of South Old Nogales Highway near Sahuarita Road after a ranch employ...
17:52 2019-08-16

'Bala' Teaser Prompts Hilarious Warning From Uttar Pradesh Police On Monday, Uttar Pradesh Police tweeted a clip from the Bala teaser and used it as an opportunity to talk about road safety. Take a look at their hilarious post....
08:52 2019-08-29

Video of trans women forced from LA bar prompts hate crime investigation Women describe being physically removed by security after a couple inside the bar harassed and attacked themSecurity at a Los Angeles bar physically removed a group of transgender women after they were harassed and attacked by a straight couple, according to video and the women’s accounts of the inc...
05:13 2019-08-27

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20:52 2019-09-11

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
02:52 2019-08-13

Jeffrey Epstein’s death prompts 23 questions to Prisons Bureau from Democrats, GOP Democrat Jerrold Nadler and Republican Doug Collins want answers to 23 questions, such as, "was any plan implemented to check in on and observe Mr. Epstein on a regular basis after the termination of his suicide watch?"...
02:26 2019-08-13

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
23:52 2019-05-21

Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women (Reuters Health) - Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy may also trim the IQs of their male children by a few points, according to a Canadian study that suggests a serious drawback to a long-established public health interve...
18:13 2019-08-19

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library in Newark was scheduled ahead of the city’s ...
21:39 2019-06-01

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
01:00 2019-08-11

Trump's promise to foreign leader prompts whistleblower complaint – report Details are unclear, but Washington Post reports intelligence official considers complaint ‘urgent concern’Donald Trump’s promise to a foreign leader so troubled an official in the US intelligence community that it prompted the person to file a whistleblower complaint, the Washington Post reported o...
07:39 2019-09-19

Farmer's threat prompts USDA to pull staff from crop tour The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat came over the phone from an angry farmer....
00:39 2019-08-22

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott legislature's 400th anniversary celebration if Trump attends Virginia Democratic lawmakers said Friday they will boycott an upcoming ceremony to mark the 400th anniversary of representative democracy in America if President Trump attends, urging organizers to "Send Him Back." ...
01:39 2019-07-21

Chrissy Teigen, other celebs join boycott of Equinox, SoulCycle over Trump fundraiser Chrissy Teigen, Billy Eichner and George Takei call for boycott after it was revealed the chair of Equinox and SoulCycle is fundraising for Trump.        ...
05:52 2019-08-08

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star voiced support for police in Hong Kong.Crystal Liu, also known as Liu Yifei, reportedly posted a message on the Chinese social ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Hong Kong students boycott classes as Chinese media warns 'end is coming' School and university students call for democracy after weekend of violent clashesThousands of students in Hong Kong have boycotted the first day of the new term in a fresh wave of protests, after a tense weekend of violent clashes between police and demonstrators.On Monday, university and secondary...
15:52 2019-09-02

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
11:13 2019-09-02

| Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba suffering racist abuse online....
23:52 2019-08-20

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycott of the event. “We had about 10–15 guys who were willing to sit out after 2016. Some of......
18:13 2019-05-28

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott to combat racist abuse • England women’s manager responds to Pogba abuse on Twitter• ‘Let’s come off social media. Let’s see the effect that it has’Phil Neville has called for the football community to “send a powerful message” and boycott social media for six months in response to the rise in racist abuse of players afte...
19:52 2019-08-20

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
15:26 2019-08-01

Phil Neville: Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse "England women\u0027s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and \"send a powerful message\" in response to a significant rise in online racist abuse of players."...
16:13 2019-08-20

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves....
11:26 2019-07-19

House poised to pass resolution condemning global boycott targeting Israel The vote comes after months of turmoil centering on Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), two Muslim freshmen who have stood accused of anti-Semitism....
00:52 2019-07-24

Bengal State Lawyers To Boycott High Court Judge Over "Political Remarks" The political battle in West Bengal between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP cast a rare and ominous shadow over the judiciary on Monday, with state-empanelled lawyers at the Calcutta High Court......
14:52 2019-07-23

Olive Garden calls out fake claims they support Trump after boycott trends Olive Garden, the Italian American chain restaurant, was forced to defend itself against potential customer boycotts after a Twitter user claimed the company was funding President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign....
19:26 2019-08-26

'Come off social media': Phil Neville calls for boycott to combat racism – video Phil Neville has called for the football community to boycott social media in an attempt to combat racist abuse received by players. ‘I’ve lost total faith in whoever runs these social media departments, so I just wonder whether now as a football community, in terms of really sending a powerful mess...
19:52 2019-08-20

Dems decry Omar resolution defending Israel boycott: 'Dead on arrival' High-profile Democrats are decrying a controversial resolution from Rep. Ilhan Omar affirming the right to boycott Israel, even as they rally behind her and three other first-term congresswomen attacked by President Trump....
17:13 2019-07-19

UPDATE 1-Japanese automakers' sales fall in S.Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the countries....
04:13 2019-09-04

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
16:39 2019-06-02

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
11:00 2019-06-13

Iranian Judo Champion in Hiding After Refusing to Boycott Competition With Israeli Athlete (DUESSELDORF, Germany) — Saeid Mollaei has been in hiding since he left the Iranian judo team last month, saying he had been ordered to withdraw from the world championships on political grounds. Now he’s training for next year’s Olympics without a guarantee he can compete. Mollaei...
04:39 2019-09-17

Students boycott software company Palantir for links to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement A group of more than 1,200 college students from 17 American institutions have signed a pledge never to work for a software company that does business with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
22:26 2019-09-16

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
23:00 2019-06-27

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
11:52 2019-06-29

Queensland captain Cherry-Evans backs State of Origin anthem boycott Maroons skipper hopes snub will spark debateIndigenous players won’t sing Advance Australia FairQueensland captain Daly Cherry-Evans says he not only respects a national anthem boycott by State of Origin players, he hopes it sparks debate for change. The Maroons skipper on Monday threw his support b...
10:26 2019-06-03

Japanese Automakers' Sales Fall In South Korea Amid Consumer Boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the......
08:26 2019-09-04

Campaigners are urging tourists to boycott Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were circulated online....
13:26 2019-08-16

Japanese auto sales fall in South Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the countries....
09:26 2019-09-04

Tencent Video delays 'Game of Thrones' finale in China, prompts fan uproar China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the "Game of Thrones" finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country....
17:26 2019-05-21

Killer poop: Fecal transplant patient’s death prompts FDA to push out warning Enlarge / The Food and Drug Administration headquarters in White Oak, Md. (credit: Getty | Congressional Quarterly) One patient has died and another became seriously ill after fecal transplants inadvertently seeded their innards with a multi-drug resistant bacterial infection, the Food and Drug Ad...
19:26 2019-06-14

Voting record backlash prompts GOP lawmaker to lose keynote at cybersecurity event Rep. Will Hurd will no longer be delivering the keynote address at a cybersecurity conference due to complaints about his voting record on women’s rights....
01:52 2019-06-15

Rahul Gandhi Forgets To Sign After Parliament Oath, Rajnath Singh Prompts Congress president Rahul Gandhi, elected to parliament for the fourth time, took oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday. Mr Gandhi, however, forgot to sign the parliament register and got to......
18:39 2019-06-17

'We live in a narco-state': murder of Dutch lawyer prompts fear and fury Lawyers in gangland cases given emergency protection after unprecedented killingLawyers and prosecutors in major gangland drugs cases in the Netherlands have been given emergency protection after the unprecedented murder of a top defence lawyer prompted police and the media to claim that government ...
21:13 2019-09-19

Farmer's threat prompts U.S. Agriculture Department to pull staff from crop tour The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat of violence was made during a phone call from an angry farmer....
04:39 2019-08-22

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department of Transportation said.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
21:39 2019-05-22

Bugged cell location data prompts Denmark to review 10,000 court cases Authorities in Denmark are reviewing more than 10,000 court cases to see if flawed cellphone location data may have led to wrongful convictions, according to The New York Times. The review stems from two recently discovered bugs. The first caused the......
13:13 2019-08-24

White House Insider Account Has Feel of an Outside View, and Prompts a Mueller Denial Michael Wolff’s second book on the chaotic Trump White House also delves into the work of the special counsel, whose spokesman denied one of its most explosive claims....
02:00 2019-05-29

‘Vladimir Putin’ Talk Show in U.K. Prompts Sharp Intake of Breath in Russia A new BBC comedy series will be led by a cartoon effigy of the Russian leader. “He doesn’t often get mocked and I don’t think that he’ll like it,” one expert said....
14:52 2019-05-23

Woman's 'Hail Satan' invocation prompts walkout from Alaska town meeting Several government officials and attendees walked out of an Alaska government meeting south of Anchorage this week when an official who's also a member of the Satanic Temple  ended the opening prayer with “Hail Satan.”...
11:00 2019-06-21

New video in Sandra Bland case prompts tense exchanges in Texas legislature The video had not been publicly seen until it was aired this month by a Dallas television station, and both lawmakers and Bland's family say they had also never seen the clip....
10:52 2019-05-25

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
14:39 2019-05-22

YouTube star's death prompts Amazon to push for e-scooter safety warnings in UK Following the death of YouTube star Emily Hartridge in a London accident, Amazon will reportedly begin asking e-scooter sellers to warn consumers about proper safety protocols in the United Kingdom....
20:26 2019-07-18

USS McCain flap prompts acting defense chief Shanahan to have aide 'look into' matter Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says his chief of staff will look into reports that the White House requested the USS John McCain be hidden from view during President Trump's visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan....
15:39 2019-05-30

Report of North Korean execution prompts skepticism and concerns about gaps in knowledge A Seoul-based newspaper claimed that North Korea had executed its chief nuclear negotiator. But South Korean news outlets have a spotty record on reporting purges and state-ordered killings by Pyongyang....
21:52 2019-05-31

Bryson DeChambeau criticism prompts PGA Tour to review pace-of-play policy Golfer Bryson DeChambeau was heavily criticized over the weekend by fellow golfers for his slow pace-of-play. The criticism prompted the PGA Tour to investigate its own policy....
18:00 2019-08-12

Crippling Auto Crisis Prompts Production Cut, Jobs Losses: 10-Point Guide Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra, two of India's biggest automakers, on Friday said they would cut production at some plants in response to slowing demand that industry executives say has driven......
15:39 2019-08-09

Former NYC prosecutor Linda Fairstein quits posts after Netflix series prompts backlash Former Manhattan prosecutor Linda Fairstein has resigned from positions at Vassar College and a charity devoted to feeding ill New Yorkers due to her depiction in a new Netflix series....
20:00 2019-06-05

Heavy rain prompts stranded vehicles, swift water rescues across Tucson TUCSON – Several people requiring rescuing Wednesday afternoon after the eastside was hit hard by heavy rain. According to Tucson Fire Department, the department received calls about eight vehicles stranded in water. TFD said all the vehicle occupants said of the stranded vehicles were able to...
04:52 2019-08-01

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claiming the film’s star, Chinese-American actres...
17:26 2019-08-16

Nigerian vice president to boycott financial summit in South Africa -foreign minister Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will boycott the World Economic Forum's Africa summit in South Africa over riots in the host country that have targeted foreign-owned businesses, Nigeria's foreign minister said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-09-04

Students Boycott Classes on the First Day of the School Year in Hong Kong’s Latest Democracy Protest The Demosisto party of high-profile activist Joshua Wong called a student strike Monday—the first day of the new school year—in a bid to maintain momentum in Hong Kong’s intensifying democratic rebellion. Local media estimated that as many as 10,000 students from some 200 secondary...
13:13 2019-09-02

On social media, calls for boycott of Home Depot because co-founder supports Donald Trump Shoppers have taken to Twitter and Facebook to call for a boycott of Home Depot after its co-founder says he will back Donald Trump's reelection bid.       ...
08:52 2019-07-09

Furious customers are threatening to boycott Wayfair over reports the company is furnishing migrant camps AP Photo/Jenny Kane Wayfair is catching customers' ire online. In a letter signed by more than 500 employees and sent to the company's leadership, workers said they learned of a $200,000 order from a government contractor that has been operating migrant detention centers, The Boston Globe reported...
19:00 2019-06-27

Trump’s Presence at Virginia Event Marking Jamestown Anniversary Brings Boycott, Protest An event to mark the 400th anniversary of the legislative start of Jamestown, Va.,—the English colonial settlement that saw the first captive Africans arrive on these shores—was boycotted by much of the state’s black caucus, as well as other Democrats, and openly protested by another, due to the pre...
19:39 2019-07-31

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Owner of SoulCycle and the Miami Dolphins faces outrage and calls for boycott over Trump fundraiser The billionaire owner of Equinox is planning a high-dollar Hamptons fundraiser for President Donald Trump, leading to calls for a boycott of the luxury gym and its associated businesses SoulCycle and Blink Fitness....
14:13 2019-08-08

Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik  Gizmodo President Trump Tells Americans to Boycott AT&T During Unhinged Twitter Rant | Jalopnik The Ford v. Ferrari Trailer Makes Me Wish the Damn Movie Was Out Already | Kotaku Square Enix Announces Dragon Walk, Its Version Of Pokémon Go | Lifehacker What’s the Biggest Scam in Your City? | The ...
19:39 2019-06-03

Trump: boycott of Equinox and SoulCycle only makes owner Stephen Ross 'hotter' – live President speaks amid protests against two fitness companies over Ross’s involvement with Trump campaignSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.04pm BST Joe Biden brushed off concerns that his latest gaffe would raise questions about the former vice president’s electability.Do gaffes...
22:26 2019-08-09

Bubble tea brawl: Taiwan brands face mainland boycott over Hong Kong gesture Internet users on the Chinese mainland have blacklisted popular bubble tea brands from Taiwan after a Hong Kong franchise urged solidarity with street protesters in the Asian financial hub....
15:00 2019-08-08

London weather latest: Commuters advised not to travel as flooding prompts transport chaos Commuters have been warned not to travel on Tuesday morning after severe flooding prompted transport chaos, with dozens of trains cancelled and roads left gridlocked....
09:39 2019-06-11

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for dialogue to end the crisis. ....
15:39 2019-05-21

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
04:52 2019-07-04

High Level on alert as wildfire prompts mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told Monday to leave immediately. High Level was put on evacuation alert....
05:00 2019-06-18

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
21:39 2019-05-22

Patriots' Antonio Brown signing allegedly prompts mass shooting threat from Giants fan A New York Giants fan upset that the New England Patriots signed wide receiver Antonio Brown allegedly threatened a mass shooting at Gillette Stadium over the weekend....
14:39 2019-09-10

Produced water spill prompts AER to order energy company to suspend activity at affected well The Alberta Energy Regulator says it has ordered Calgary-based Obsidian Energy to suspend activity at a well "and associated infrastructure" where 400,000 litres of produced water spilled late last month....
01:39 2019-06-04

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​'Stay aware, everyone!' Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident's home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar....
18:52 2019-06-14

Jennifer Aniston’s dark skin tone on magazine cover prompts criticism of InStyle Jennifer Aniston appears on a handful of covers for InStyle magazine’s October issue but one photo in particular has drawn criticism. The cover in question was one of five that InStyle posted to Instagram on Wednesday featuring Aniston, billed as a “babe eternal,” to promote the magazine’...
03:00 2019-09-06

Report on 2017 Destroyer Crash Prompts Navy to Ditch Touchscreen Controls for Mechanical Ones The U.S. Navy announced plans to revert its destroyers’ throttle and helm controls from touchscreens back to mechanical systems starting in 2020, USNI News reported this week, after the release of a federal accident report that cited the system’s poor design as a contributing factor to a fatal 2017 ...
22:26 2019-08-11

Social media users call for Home Depot boycott because co-founder supports Donald Trump Social media users are calling for a boycott of Home Depot after the retailer's co-founder Bernie Marcus revealed he will support Trump's re-election.       ...
22:26 2019-07-09

South Korean petrol stations refuse to fill up Japanese cars amid growing boycott Sales of holidays, beer and even tickets to see Butt Detective the Movie slump amid trade tensionsPetrol stations and garages in South Korea are refusing to fill up or service Japanese cars as part of a growing boycott of Japanese goods sparked by trade and political tensions.Sales of trips to Japan...
08:13 2019-07-24

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Boycott of Disney's Mulan Remake After Star's Pro-Police Comments Hong Kong is in the midst of political turmoil as anti-government protesters clash with police, and now Disney’s Mulan remake has become an unlikely flashpoint for debate. Read more......
23:26 2019-08-17

Theresa May honours list in full: The 57 people chosen by ex-PM as Geoffrey Boycott and Brexit aides given knighthoods Theresa May's resignation honours list has been released, with cricketers Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss among the stars recognised for services to sport....
12:13 2019-09-10

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
15:26 2019-06-11

Gun violence in America prompts Amnesty International and a growing list of countries to issue travel warnings Amnesty International and countries including Uruguay and Venezuela have warned travelers about gun violence in the United States. They weren't the first....
06:39 2019-08-08

NC teacher's alleged Mike Pence remark gets her placed on leave, prompts Secret Service probe: reports A North Carolina high school teacher is being investigated by the Secret Service after allegedly telling a classroom of students that Vice President Mike Pence “should be shot in the head,” according to reports....
00:00 2019-09-22

| SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done' The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest says that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
17:52 2019-05-22

Kentucky Boy Meets His Hero (NBC)– A Louisville boy was able to meet his hero, Tony award-winning actress Ali Stroker. Stroker is the first Broadway actress to require a wheelchair, and she won the Tony for her role in “Oklahoma.” One of her biggest gans is from the Bluegrass. Six-year-old Henry Hinson could ...
00:39 2019-06-13

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
21:52 2019-06-05

Omar introduces resolution defending boycott of Israel, likens it to boycotts of Nazi Germany, Soviet Union U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar proposed a resolution this week supporting the right to boycott Israel, likening the boycott of the Jewish state to boycotts of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union....
14:13 2019-07-18

Sean Spicer row: Dancing With The Stars fans call for boycott after former Trump press secretary joins line-up Dancing With The Stars fans and crew members are fuming after it was revealed former White House press secretary Sean Spicer will appear on the show's next series....
12:13 2019-08-22

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
04:52 2019-06-08

Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations for everything from fly-by-wire cockpits to the smartphones in our hands....
16:39 2019-07-15

The next 'Overwatch' hero is yet another evil scientist Blizzard waited a little longer than fans expected, but it has at last revealed the identity of Overwatch's 31st playable character. Following a couple of mathematical-oriented teasers over the weekend, the developer confirmed rumors and leaks that S......
22:39 2019-07-22

How Megan Rapinoe became a new-age American Hero She's a 'walking Trump protest' with an all-star girlfriend — as Megan Rapinoe faces England in tonight's semi-final, Samuel Fishwick hails a proud American hero...
18:39 2019-07-02

Pizza hero comes to aid of accident victim (WBBH) Now for your daily slice of heroism! A Florida woman is recovering today after getting rear-ended. It wasn’t police or firefighters who were first on scene to help her. It was a pizza shop owner whose now hailed a hero. It all happened at the intersection of Nicholas and Santa Barbara, ...
20:52 2019-09-19

|SAhasgonefrom'hero'to'zero'forinternationalinvestors,saysBritishpeer Global investors are just not interested in SA at the moment, SA-born British peer and anti-apartheid activist Lord Peter Hain has told a property conference in Cape Town....
17:39 2019-06-19

Mets outlast Tigers in 13 thanks to another unlikely hero Juan Lagares one day. Carlos Gomez the next. Now Tomas Nido. The Mets’ offensive heroes have been as unpredictable as the weather. The defensive-minded backup catcher was the latest to send the injury-riddled Mets to a victory in their final at-bat, drilling a solo homer to right-center field in a 5...
07:00 2019-05-26

Lufthansa’s Superstar Pilot Goes from Hero to Zero Just two years ago, Carsten Spohr was named Germany’s manager of the year after delivering stellar returns. Now he’s just delivering profit warnings....
14:39 2019-06-17

Big Little Lies set Bonnie up to be a hero in season 2, just to let her down again In its first season, Big Little Lies opens with a deception. As Michael Kiwanuka’s “Cold Little Heart” plays, we are treated to the images of five women and each of their small children. The title sequence ends with each of the women dressed as a Breakfast At Tiffany’s Audrey Hepburn, looking provoc...
17:13 2019-07-18

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her support for the city’s police. ...
05:00 2019-08-17

Zab Judah says hero Pernell Whitaker was a “different kind of guy” Zab Judah first trained with Pernell Whitaker when he was just 16 years of age and learnt more than just defence, writes Elliot Worsell The post Zab Judah says hero Pernell Whitaker was a “different kind of guy” appeared first on Boxing News....
05:00 2019-08-14

He Claimed to Have Been a Hero in a School Shooting. But He Wasn’t There. A man who said he was a substitute teacher named David Briscoe described the horror of the shooting and his heroics in keeping students safe. School officials say it wasn’t true....
00:26 2019-07-02

Hero MotoCorp Two-Wheeler Sales Down Nearly 21% In August Hero MotoCorp shares climbed 9.15 per cent in August. The financial markets remained closed on Monday on account of Ganesh Chaturthi. Trading will resume next on Tuesday, September 3....
16:13 2019-09-02

Pose lets Blanca be the hero of her own story Early on in “Worth It,” Angel sits Blanca down and tells her she needs a makeover. She’s being practical and a little harsh but ultimately comes from a place of love. Angel points out that Blanca probably won’t be able to rent a space to start her own nail salon unless she can pass as cis. She pokes...
06:52 2019-06-19

Hero's Welcome For Bailed-Out Accused In UP Violence That Killed Cop Six men arrested for inciting violence that led to the murder of a police inspector in Bulandshahr last December, were welcomed with garlands by members of right wing groups after they were released......
18:39 2019-08-25

The Next Smash Ultimate DLC Is The Hero From Dragon Quest Smash Ultimate is finally getting a hero: a Dragon Quest hero, that is. Today at E3, Nintendo announced that heroes from the Dragon Quest role-playing games will be playable in Nintendo’s own little Wrestlemania game world this summer:...
19:13 2019-06-11

Marlins fan catches two foul balls in same at-bat, becomes hero Brandon Ortiz, a young Miami Marlins fan, caught two foul balls in the very same at-bat. "I thought 'oh my god my first foul ball,'" Ortiz said.       ...
22:52 2019-09-09

‘You can’t win without gay players,’ says USA’s World Cup hero Megan Rapinoe • Coach Jill Ellis is unconcerned at Rapinoe speaking out• France’s Corrine Diacre will not quit after 2-1 defeatMegan Rapinoe showed no sign of stemming her outspoken ways after scoring the goals that saw USA march one step closer towards the World Cup final.“Go gays!” she said after the 2-1 quarte...
02:39 2019-06-29

Another DC-CW Hero Might Have Signed Up for Crisis on Infinite Earths Brendan Fraser is game for a Mummy 4. Margot Robbie’s rumored Tank Girl revival may already have a director lined up. The screenwriters behind A Quiet Place want to be behind the next Indiana Jones or Star Wars. Plus, get a look at the familiar faces returning to Arrow, and Snapchat (the company and...
16:52 2019-09-11

'Observation' is a gripping space puzzler with an AI hero Many video games are set in space. Most cast you as a human super-soldier or plucky science-type trying to untangle a truly terrible situation. Not Observation. The latest game from No Code, the Scottish studio behind Stories Untold, makes you play a......
16:52 2019-05-22

Lowry will always be a national hero in Ireland - McIlroy Rory McIlroy congratulated Shane Lowry and told him that his life would never be the same again after he was catapulted to national hero status in Ireland after winning the British Open on Sunday....
04:00 2019-07-25

ESPN Is Stuck With Tyson Fury As Its Hero Tyson Fury won what was for all intents and purposes a fixed fight in his ESPN+ and Las Vegas debut on Saturday night, beating the technically “undefeated” but deeply non-threatening Tom Schwarz in a second-round TKO. Against a no-name boxer who’d never fought outside of Germany or the Czech Republi...
20:26 2019-06-17

J.D. Davis is the Mets’ hero in wild win over Indians J.D. Davis’ swing sent Citi Field into hysteria again, and the Mets’ magic continued Wednesday night. Davis worked a nine-pitch at-bat against Brad Hand and delivered a walk-off single to complete a 4-3 win over the Indians in 10 innings. On a night Marcus Stroman made an early exit with a hamstring...
07:26 2019-08-22

Overwatch's New Hero Sigma Is Slow But Scary What would you do if you could control gravity? Would you float everywhere? Hurl boulders at people? Yell all the time about a mysterious melody that haunts your every semi-lucid moment? Overwatch’s newest hero, the unhinged, accidentally evil astrophysicist Sigma, can do all of that and more. He’s ...
03:39 2019-07-24

Pettersen the hero as Europe win Solheim Cup cliffhanger Europe's women reclaimed the Solheim Cup in the most thrilling fashion imaginable on Sunday with Norway's Suzann Pettersen sealing a 14-1/2 to 13-1/2 win over the U.S. with the final putt of the three-day battle around Gleneagles....
04:00 2019-09-16

Avengers: Endgame's Most Important Hero Was Not a CGI Effect In a movie like Avengers: Endgame, you’re dealing in worlds, characters, and costumes that are all built from visual effects, to the point where even the office building from the Captain America vs. Captain America fight was all-digital. Sometimes, it’s nice to celebrate the moments that were real. ...
02:00 2019-09-13

Fireman Sam – from Pontypandy hero to twisted firestarter First came the news that a real-life fire service was dropping the fictional firefighter as its mascot. Now the right are wading in to rewrite the playbookNews that the children’s TV character Fireman Sam is to be dropped as Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue’s mascot – for not seeming inclusive enough to...
18:13 2019-09-12

The One Punch Man Fighting Game Has An Overpowered Hero Everybody Knows Saitama is called “One Punch Man,” because that’s all it takes for him to level foes. How the heck does that work in a three-on-three fighting game? Interestingly....
05:39 2019-09-12

The price of being a ransomware hero: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber chats to Fabian Wosar, a renowned anti-ransomware expert, who has worked on thousands of cases during his career. The victims that Fabian helps love him. The ransomware hackers he thwarts – not so much. He talks about the sacrifices he has made for the job he loves Continue readi...
01:00 2019-08-01

Godzilla: from radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero Ever since Godzilla first rampaged across cinema screens 65 years ago, film critics have seen the reptilian anti-hero as a symbol of the fears gnawing away in the deepest recesses of movie-goers' minds....
18:26 2019-06-04

Hero 12-year-old rescues toddler locked in hot car A 12-year-old boy in Oklahoma is being hailed a hero for rescuing a 2-year-old boy locked in a hot car on a hot summer day. Ben Theriot, the Good Samaritan, came to the rescue with a ratchet strap from his mother’s car. “I started hitting the side window, didn’t bust, bent it pretty badly,” he......
15:52 2019-08-16

RIP Paul Darrow, Blake's 7's Unlikely, Sardonic 'Hero' Paul Darrow, beloved for his turn as Kerr Avon in the cult British sci-fi series Blake’s 7, has passed away after a short illness at the age of 78.Read more......
10:39 2019-06-04

A Heads-Up Play and Another Unlikely Hero Fuel a Win for the Mets Todd Frazier bunted against a shift to start a rally, and Adeiny Hechavarria put the team ahead with an unlikely homer. Business as usual for the injury-hampered, depth-fortified Mets....
02:13 2019-05-27

Need For Speed Heat's Hero Car Is A Turned-Up Polestar 1 The Need for Speed games have been the gateway to car culture for youths across the globe for decades, introducing kids to badass cars that seemed like they could only feasibly exist in their imaginations. Its newest iteration, Need for Speed Heat, doesn’t disappoint—and it’s because it features a r...
23:00 2019-08-14

GOP impeachment champion gets a hero's welcome back home GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Rep. Justin Amash is a lonely man in Congress, the sole Republican to back Donald Trump’s removal from office. But back home on Tuesday night, the Michigan lawmaker got the red-carpet treatment in his first face-to-face encounter with voters since his call for impeachment.Durin...
11:00 2019-05-29

Weatherwatch: an unsung climate hero comes in from the cold US woman Eunice Foote only now receiving credit for first identifying greenhouse effectThis year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Eunice Foote, a pioneer in climate research of whom few people have heard. She showed that water vapour and carbon dioxide helped to heat Earth’s atmosphere, a...
16:00 2019-09-03

Ilhan Omar Returns to Minneapolis for Hero’s Welcome After a week of attacks from President Trump and his supporters, Representative Ilhan Omar returned to her district Thursday night for a hero’s welcome....
19:52 2019-07-19

The photo of tiny black skimmer chick with cigarette butt in its beak prompts calls for littering crackdown on Florida beaches 15 (WFLA) Images of a tiny chick holding a cigarette in its beak have Florida residents calling for a crackdown on littering. Karen Mason snapped the photos of a black skimmer feeding a chick last week at St. Pete’s Beach in Pinellas County. “I happened to see an adult giving a chick s...
10:52 2019-06-28

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

Footage indicates sophisticated attack on former Red Sox hero David Ortiz Video indicates new level of sophistication in attack on OrtizEx-Red Sox slugger was shot on Sunday in Dominican RepublicDominican prosecutors say witnesses and security camera footage show that the attempt to kill former Red Sox star David Ortiz was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two ot...
23:13 2019-06-12

Watch This Hero Blindly Navigate The Entire Nürburgring Misha Charoudin has lived at the Nürburgring for four years, instructing and driving on it almost every day. With thousands of laps behind him, he could probably direct someone around this track blindfolded. In fact, he’s put out a video of him doing just that....
17:39 2019-08-18

This Microsoft Azure training will take your from zero to in-demand data hero You can get full insight into the principles of cloud computing as well as the training to get certified in its use in The Essential Microsoft Azure Certification Bundle. It’s on sale now for over 90 percent off, just $29.99 from TNW Deals....
01:26 2019-08-30

‘Apex Legends’ Season 3 launches with a new hero on October 1st It's official: Season 3 of Apex Legends will start on October 1st. Included in the update is Crypto, Apex's newest playable character; an all-new battle pass with more than 100 in-game items; the new charge rifle weapon; and a tweaked ranked mode. De......
03:26 2019-09-20

In the arty documentary Aquarela, water is both hero and villain For its first 15 minutes, Viktor Kossakovsky’s documentary Aquarela plays like a combination of sobering ethnography, silent comedy, and Hitchcock thriller. On Siberia’s semi-frozen Lake Baikal, a group of men with wooden poles and coils of wire are seen walking across the ice in long takes, in sear...
20:52 2019-08-13

Could Gareth Bale be Real Madrid's unlikely hero this season? Gareth Bale had a more eventful Sunday than most, scoring a brace and receiving a red card as Real Madrid were held to a 2-2 draw away to Villarreal on Sunday....
08:39 2019-09-03

‘Stuber’ review: Can Kumail Nanjiani cut it as an action hero? Action flick machismo suffers an identity crisis in “Stuber,” a so-so buddy comedy frequently redeemed by the charisma of Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick”). He’s Stu, a mild-mannered Uber driver whose ride is commandeered by Vic (Dave Bautista), a cop on a mission — but who can’t drive, because he’s ...
05:00 2019-07-12

'Did you ever know you're not my hero?' Bette Midler and Trump revive feud Things blew up again this week between the social media foes, with the US president calling the music legend a ‘washed-up psycho’Even from a distance there is no harmony between Bette Midler and Donald Trump.Regular foes on social media, the music legend and the American president sparred again this...
20:13 2019-06-05

Boy meets Mo Salah after lamppost collision while chasing his hero Louis Fowler, 11, knocked himself out and broke his nose waving at the Liverpool strikerAn 11-year-old Liverpool fan met Mo Salah after he knocked himself out running into a lamp-post as he tried to keep up with the footballer’s car.Louis Fowler and his 10-year-old brother Isaac had been waiting out...
05:39 2019-08-12

Hero cops stop teen from shooting himself at last possible moment When the officers turned the corner in the stairwell on the third floor, the 19-year-old was sitting on the stairs with a shotgun barrel to his chin and his finger on the trigger....
00:39 2019-06-19

Tyler, the Creator review – hero's welcome for rap's heartbroken dandy Brixton Academy, LondonAt his first UK show since a travel ban from Theresa May was overturned, Tyler, the Creator’s lovely, submissive neo-soul tracks segue into pyro and moshpits‘Fuck Theresa May!” The chants from the crowd begin after just one track of Tyler, the Creator’s first London show since...
17:52 2019-09-18

Hero dog dies in fire after alerting family about blaze This good boy was gone too soon. A pet dog in Florida helped save his family from a fire tearing through their house — but tragically perished in the blaze. “He was from bed to bed, back and forth,” owner Leroy Butler told Fox13 about his hero Jack Russell terrier, Zippy. The griev...
07:39 2019-09-18

Hero cop shot multiple times in Texas rampage One of the three law enforcement heroes injured in Saturday’s mass shooting in Texas was identified late Saturday on GoFundMe — Midland Police Officer Zack Owens. The brave cop was shot multiple times in the arm and hand, and was also struck by shards of glass in his eye, which is his mo...
13:00 2019-09-01

Hero MotoSports Finishes 2nd In Silkway Rally Stage 9 Hero MotoSports Team Rally rider Paulo Goncalves finished second in Stage 9 of the ongoing Silkway Rally 2019. The ninth stage was one of the most challenging yet for the participants and saw......
17:39 2019-07-15

New Overwatch hero Sigma has arrived. What to know about abilities, origin and more Sigma, the newest hero for video game Overwatch is now available in the public test region (PTR). This is what to know about his abilities and more.       ...
03:26 2019-07-24

DC's Young Animal returns with a new hero in this Collapser #1 exclusive DC Comics’ Young Animal imprint gave readers exceptional off-kilter superhero books for two years. Then, it was put on hiatus as DC redirected attention to the resuscitation of the Vertigo line for its 25th anniversary. Thankfully, the shelving of Young Animal didn’t last long, and the imprint curat...
19:39 2019-06-19

From Princeton to war hero: A look at Robert Mueller’s personal history The former special counsel in the hot seat Tuesday at a pair of contentious House hearings over his probe into Russian election meddling has a history of keeping cool under fire. Robert Mueller, who delivered mostly terse answers and showed little emotion during the first two hours of the House Judi...
18:00 2019-07-24

Mac from It's Always Sunny finally got to have a catch with his hero, Chase Utley 13 seasons in, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia is host to one of the densest nests of callbacks and inside jokes in the world of modern TV, many of them centered on Rob McElhenney’s sweetly stupid Mac, and his various struggles to figure out what kind of person he’s actually supposed to be. (A pur...
22:52 2019-06-22

A Drama of Trump’s Own Making Ends With a Familiar Hero The threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was a case study in President Trump’s approach to some of the most daunting issues confronting him and the nation....
11:52 2019-06-09

Hundreds pay respects at funeral of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez Hundreds of mourners, including cops, firefighters and Jon Stewart, turned out Wednesday in Queens to say a final goodbye to Luis Alvarez, an NYPD detective who spent his final days desperately fighting to restore vital funds to 9/11 responders. Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria was visited by...
20:52 2019-07-03

Mets find a new hero after 112-mile Uber ride An Uber driver named Jason picked up his passenger at 1050 IronPigs Way in Allentown, Pa., early Wednesday evening. The rider needed to go about 112 miles to 123-01 Roosevelt Avenue in Queens for what would be a hefty fare during the heart of rush hour, but a necessary cost. Jason and his passenger ...
09:00 2019-05-23

Robert Mugabe getting hero’s burial he claimed he didn’t want Ousted Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe will get the hero’s burial he claimed he didn’t want. The former African strongman, 95, who died Friday in Singapore after a lengthy illness, will be buried at a hilltop shrine reserved for Zimbabwe’s ruling elite, an official said Saturday. Mugabe’s family t...
08:52 2019-09-08

He Signed His Epitaph: Kargil War Hero's Parents Remember Their Son A blank cheque hangs on the wall of the Kalia home, the last testament of their son Saurabh Kalia who signed off as it were from life itself with that penned flourish the day he left for Kargil....
12:13 2019-07-21

Majak Daw given hero's welcome in milestone moment on path back to AFL North Melbourne defender turns out for VFL teamAbout 1,000 fans watch at Arden StreetNorth Melbourne’s Majak Daw achieved a significant milestone on his journey back to the AFL with the key defender returning to the field at VFL level just over six months after being rescued from under Melbourne’s B...
11:39 2019-07-07

Hero severely burned while saving niece from fire: ‘I’d do it again’ A Washington man, who has been hospitalized with serious burns all over his body after he rushed into a burning home to save his 8-year-old niece, told reporters from his hospital bed that he would do it again. Derrick Byrd, 20, of Aberdeen, which is about a two-hour drive from Seattle, told KOMO Ne...
17:39 2019-07-09

A hero dad’s final words as he saved daughters from drowning A Tennessee dad died saving his three daughters from dangerous rip tides in Florida — and his final words to them were “I got you.” Fred Pepperman, 53, was vacationing in Panama City with his family on July 26 — the eve of his 28th wedding anniversary — when he noticed ...
20:52 2019-07-31

Hero dog saves fisherman owner who was bitten by shark This dog really is man’s best friend. A California fisherman was saved by his pit bull named Darby after a 6-foot shark chomped on the man’s leg, prompting the fearless pooch to fight off the sea creature, according to a report. James White, of Rohnert Park, was fishing from the shore at Bodega Bay ...
01:13 2019-08-20

Hero MotoCorp Revamps Top Management; Announces New EV Division Hero MotoCorp has announced a reshuffle in its top management as the company aims to explore new trends in the auto industry. The world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer has assigned Vikram Kasbekar......
11:26 2019-07-09

Five hero cops save baby just before July 4 fireworks Five of New York’s Finest saved a baby in Manhattan who had stopped breathing just before the fireworks kicked off, the NYPD tweeted. The officers had just arrived in Manhattan when they were flagged down by parents whose baby wasn’t breathing, NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan sa...
01:13 2019-07-06

French basketball hero Tony Parker retires Parker had an illustrious career playing in the NBA, which included four championships. The Belgian-born point guard also starred for the French national team....
02:00 2019-06-11

This Hero's Blood Donations Saved 2.4 Million Babies James Harrison has donated blood nearly every week for 60 years. The "Man With the Golden Arm," as he is known, has helped save the lives of more than 2.4 million Australian babies....
16:00 2019-08-07

Ben Stokes on Ashes hero Jack Leach: He's got serious b******* Ben Stokes hailed batting partner Jack Leach after they put on a 10th-wicket partnership of 76 to seal the most unlikely Test victory and keep the Ashes series alive....
01:39 2019-08-27

Bundesliga: Lewandowski the hat-trick hero for Bayern Munich After a less than ideal start to the new season, Bayern Munich and head coach Niko Kovac secured a comfortable win against Schalke. The win came thanks to a brilliant performance from their number nine....
03:00 2019-08-25

Didi Gregorius was the forgotten hero in Yankees’ wild win The Yankees’ dramatic come-from-behind 14-12 win over the Twins was the kind of game where things get lost in the shuffle. Among them, an all-time great Yankee performance. Didi Gregorius notched five hits and seven RBIs. He’s the fifth Yankee since 1920 to do that. He’s one of thr...
19:52 2019-07-24

Pilot Who Crash-Landed Plane Says He's No Hero, Gets Top State Honours Two Russian pilots safely landed an airliner carrying 233 people in a cornfield outside Moscow after striking a flock of birds, prompting the Kremlin to hail them as heroes who will receive top state......
23:00 2019-08-16

James Forrest the goal hero as Celtic toil to win over Dunfermline James Forrest’s 114th-minute goal edged Celtic past Dunfermline after the Fifers threatened to end the champions’ stranglehold on domestic silverware.With a penalty shoot-out looming, the substitute worked space to steer a deflected effort into the far corner from 14 yards and send Celtic into the S...
00:13 2019-08-18

Archie's Interstellar Hero Cosmo Is Coming Back for Another Series Last year, Archie Comics gave the, err, Archie treatment to another old name from its library: Cosmo the Martian, kicking off a new look and new series of adventures for a character not seen in comics since the late 1950s. Now, though, he’s back once more for a set of adventures that see him officia...
04:13 2019-08-06

Brazil's Bolsonaro extols convicted torturer as a 'national hero' Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."...
03:13 2019-08-09

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
04:26 2019-07-03

Brazil President Calls Convicted Torturer A "National Hero" Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that an Army officer who was convicted of torture during Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship was a "national hero."...
02:26 2019-08-09

Employment Hero raises over $15 million to simplify employee onboarding Employment Hero, a Sydney, Australia-based startup developing tools designed to simplify onboarding, has raised over $15 million in venture capital.Read More...
08:39 2019-07-09

Monument to Hero Crazy Horse Is Taking Shape After 70 Years The famous Lakota were one of the three Sioux tribes of the plains. Throughout their history, which is both glorious and tragic, there have been many prominent heroes, braves, and chiefs. ...
00:26 2019-09-21

Motorsport pays tribute to "hero" Hubert killed in Spa F2 crash Anthoine Hubert has been labelled a "hero" by Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton as tributes flooded in following the Renault protege's death in a Formula 2 crash at Spa...
03:26 2019-09-01

‘Hero turned tyrant’: international reaction to Mugabe’s death Praise and criticism around the world reflect Zimbabwean former president’s mixed legacyRobert Mugabe, the guerrilla leader who led Zimbabwe to independence in 1980, has died aged 95. Though once widely celebrated for his role in fighting the white supremacist regime in his homeland, Mugabe had long...
16:39 2019-09-06

Hero dad dies saving 3-year-old son who fell off bridge into lake A Minnesota dad died a hero over Father’s Day weekend by saving his 3-year-old son who fell off a bridge and into a lake, according to authorities and a new report. Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz, 32, sprang into action when the tot fell from a bridge into Dead Shot Bay on Detroit Lakes...
18:52 2019-06-17

Watch this hero on an 80 mph roller coaster catch a loose iPhone in mid-air Most of us have our phones with us and generally on our person pretty much all day, except for when we’re sleeping — and even then, they’re often close by. Within arm’s reach, on a nightstand or the like. The same apparently goes for some hardy souls who’re engaged in o...
16:39 2019-09-08

Hero XPulse vs Royal Enfield Himalayan: It Takes Two To Tango Yes! It is not exactly an apples to apples comparison. However, the Hero XPulse and the Royal Enfield Himalayan are purpose built, for fun! We rode these two bikes, had a tonne of fun and beat our......
13:13 2019-07-04

Gazzaniga the hero as Spurs beat Bayern to lift Audi Cup "Tottenham Hotspur will head into the new Premier League season off the back of tasting silverware after a shootout victory over Bayern Munich earned them the Audi Cup on Wednesday night."...
03:00 2019-08-01

Overwatch's New Hero Is Sigma, An Astrophysicist Who Doesn't Know He's A 'Living Weapon' After a series of teases that culminated in the apparent demise of Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan, Blizzard has revealed the game’s latest hero. His name is Sigma, and he has the power to see math. Also, perhaps related to that, he can control gravity....
20:39 2019-07-22

Hero dad drowns after saving young daughter from Florida riptide A Georgia father drowned in southwest Florida Tuesday after saving his 8-year-old daughter from a riptide, police said. Thomas Zakrewski, 46, and his family were walking along a curved sandbar on Upper Captiva Island around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said. Zakrewski’s wife, w...
09:39 2019-07-11

Overwatch Unveils New Hero 'Sigma' With Gravity Warping Powers Overwatch has unveiled the game's new hero called Sigma with a short story trailer, who appears to be an unhinged villain with gravity warping powers....
18:13 2019-07-23

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness A retired FDNY hero who toiled at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 has died — making him the 200th member of the department claimed by an illness related to the toxic site, officials and sources said Thursday. Firefighter Richard Driscoll succumbed Wednesday to a 9/11-related illness, sources sa...
21:00 2019-07-18

Hero MotoCorp Sets A Record For 'Tree Plantation' In India Apart from being the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Hero also believes in being responsible socially. The company recently organised a tree plantation drive with which it set a record of......
21:39 2019-07-22

Police chief blasts cop for faking shooting so he could play hero A longtime Alabama cop staged a shooting and sent out a fake distress call last month, risking the lives of fellow officers — so that he would come off as a hero, a police chief said. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith told reporters Thursday that department brass are now seeking warrants ...
18:39 2019-08-02

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort....
22:00 2019-07-03

Life Is Strange 2's Fourth Episode Puts Its Hero Through The Wringer By the end of the latest episode of Life Is Strange 2, the game’s protagonist Sean Diaz has nearly been broken, physically and mentally. But at least he still has his brother....
05:13 2019-08-24

Brave musical hero speedruns 'GoldenEye' level with a piano The 1997 N64 classic GoldenEye 007 was a game that introduced first-person shooters to millions of new gamers, even if it did cause the occasional family squabble....
15:26 2019-07-22

Which Female Marvel Hero Could Lead ABC's Agents of SHIELD Replacement? The still-untitled Walking Dead spinoff casts another young star. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is going straight to hell next season. Get a glimpse of the beginning of the end for Legion. Plus, new It Chapter Two footage, what’s to come on American Horror Story 1984, and a cheekbone-laden Male...
16:26 2019-08-06

Hero MotoCorp Begins Home Delivery Of Two-Wheelers In India Yes! You read the headline right! Now, you can get your new Hero scooter or motorcycle delivered to you at your doorstep! Now this is a cool move by the largest two-wheeler manufacturer in the world....
17:13 2019-08-05

Watch this hero snatch somebody's phone from the air in the middle of a roller coaster It’s for your own safety when theme parks tell you to “keep all arms and belongings inside the vehicle at all times,” but, still, an exception can be made for this guy who snatched an errant cellphone mid-ride at Spain’s PortAventura World amusement park. That shit could’ve hit someone in the face. ...
21:39 2019-09-08

My New Hero Is This Woman Who Turned Her Tesla Model 3 Into a Pickup Truck If you want an electric pickup truck, you sort of don’t have any options right now because none currently exist for the public to buy, at least here in the U.S. There’s the Rivian R1T, of course, but it isn’t available yet. And there’s the Tesla pickup truck which we’re told might happen this summer...
22:39 2019-06-18

Hero unclogs sewer to help clear flooding on Queens highway If you see something, do something. One woman in Queens took action Monday night to help alleviate severe flooding that closed all lanes on the Long Island Expressway near Francis Lewis Boulevard. Daphne Youree exited her car and grabbed an orange construction cone and began clearing debris that was...
10:13 2019-07-23

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
21:52 2019-05-25

Hero teen, toddler he tried to save both die of injuries from Bronx fire A 3-year-old girl and the hero teen who ran back into a burning Bronx apartment building to save the child earlier this week have both died, a family member and officials said Wednesday. The fire broke out in the 16-story building at 725 Garden St. just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, the FDNY said. Lucas....
17:39 2019-06-13

Hero coach who stopped high school gunman: ‘Instincts just took over’ PORTLAND, Ore. — Former University of Oregon football star Keanon Lowe said he had just entered a classroom at the Portland high school where he works as a coach and security guard when a student armed with a black shotgun appeared in the doorway. Lowe had just seconds Friday to react. He lunged at ...
15:39 2019-05-21

In India’s City of Temples, Narendra Modi Is Both Hero and Villain The Indian prime minister’s mix of Hindu nationalism and economic development helped him win re-election on Thursday. In his constituency, though, the mix cuts both ways....
19:52 2019-05-23

Hero teen, toddler he tried to save die of injuries from Bronx fire A 3-year-old girl and the hero teen who ran back into a burning Bronx apartment building to save the child earlier this week have both died, a family member and officials said Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-13

Hero dad punched shark in face to save daughter during attack A heroic dad repeatedly punched a shark that almost killed his daughter in a terrifying attack in North Carolina, according to his family. Paige Winter, 17, lost a leg and some fingers after getting mauled in the water at Fort Macon beach on Sunday. She was airlifted 80 miles to Vidant Medical Cente...
18:52 2019-06-03

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, Kami Rita was greeted by the waiting crowd at the ...
17:39 2019-05-25

Teen’s Service Dog Makes It To Semi-Finals Of Hero Awards LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Four years ago in Lexington, a nine-year-old boy was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle with his family. Many of our LEX 18 viewers got personally involved in making sure that Antonio Reese got a service dog by donating and sharing the story. “Alice” has been doing ...
15:26 2019-05-24

‘Waffle House hero’ honored with joyride in Blue Angels jet SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who wrestled a gun away from a Waffle House shooter has been honored with a joyride in a Blue Angels jet. The Daily News Journal reports James Shaw Jr. enjoyed a stomach-churning flight over Smyrna Wednesday in a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet. Blue Angels pilot Lt. Car...
15:26 2019-06-06

Last of the Mohawk code talkers dies after finally being hailed a war hero Second world war efforts of Louis Levi Oakes and other indigenous peoples stayed secret for decadesIn the dense jungle battlefields of the south Pacific, Louis Levi Oakes was a target. Often flanked by bodyguards as he carried a large field pack with a tangle of transmission lines, the men surroundi...
07:26 2019-06-03

Ron Goldman’s sister hails him as ‘hero’ in first interview since OJ Simpson trial A quarter-century after her brother Ron Goldman and her friend Nicole Brown Simpson were slashed to death, Kim Goldman hailed him as a hero in a new interview in which she spoke out about the infamous OJ Simpson case for the first time. “I usually reserve the peace and quiet of the day to myse...
23:13 2019-06-11

Hero soldiers stop runaway truck on German autobahn Two German soldiers are being hailed as heroes for averting an autobahn disaster by jumping into action and bringing a truck to a stop after its driver collapsed, according to a report. The soldiers noticed the truck hit the center barrier on the A4 autobahn and continue traveling though a construct...
17:26 2019-06-13

World War II hero survives hammer attack to attend D-Day events Commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day were extra special for one World War II hero — who miraculously recovered after being nearly bludgeoned to death with a hammer two years ago. Former Royal Marine Jim Booth was on hand for the events Wednesday and Thursday in England and France, milesto...
17:26 2019-06-06

‘My final night’ – Heartbreaking video of Rangers hero Ricksen "Rangers legend Fernando Ricksen has revealed an upcoming fundraiser will be his \"final night\" in a heartbreaking video filmed from his hospice bed."...
12:26 2019-06-10

Yoga teacher Amanda Eller reunites with ‘hero’ rescuers Yoga teacher Amanda Eller had a tearful reunion with the rescuers who saved her after spending 17 days lost in a Hawaiian jungle. Wheelchair-bound Eller, 35, hugged many of the hundreds of volunteers who helped in her search operation — including the men who ultimately found her from their helicopte...
23:39 2019-05-28

Stephen Tarpley plays Yankees hero on ‘three or four’ hours sleep CLEVELAND — If he wasn’t quite the last man standing Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field, Stephen Tarpley sure as heck stood as the last man arriving. That he departed the ballpark sporting a championship wrestling belt made the Yankees the last team smiling. Tarpley registered his first major lea...
08:52 2019-06-10

Watch: Steve Scalise honors hero cop who saved him after shooting Republican Rep. Steve Scalise praised Capitol police officers Crystal Griner and David Bailey during Congressional baseball practice Wednesday, for helping save him from a near-fatal shooting two years ago in Virginia. ...
02:13 2019-06-13

Hero MotoCorp Proposes Realistic Roadmap For Electric Vehicles Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal has appealed to the government to adopt a cautious, clear and realistic approach for adoption of electric vehicles....
00:52 2019-06-12

A slave became a Revolutionary War hero. Now, 151 years late, he's being honored Pvt. James Robinson, a slave, played an important role in the Revolutionary War before his death in 1868 in Detroit.        ...
04:39 2019-05-28

DeMar DeRozan is the tragic hero of Raptors’ greatest triumph By nearly any stat you can think of, DeMar DeRozan is one of the best players in Raptors franchise history. He’s the all-time leader in games and minutes played, points and made field goals. He was a part of their first ever conference finals team in 2016. And he’ll watch their first eve...
19:26 2019-05-30

A toast to the Guardian's Simon Ricketts, a Twitter folk hero When the Guardian journalist died recently, it triggered a torrent of grief on social media. People felt they knew him, even if they hadn’t met. Ian Martin understands whyWe lost someone special when the journalist and writer Simon Ricketts died just over four months ago. He was a 24-carat mensch. A...
15:52 2019-05-21

Iowa dad hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter — who was being mauled by a dog. Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were called to a Fort Madison home near the Old Iowa State Prison at around 10:31 a.m. over report...
06:39 2019-06-05

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Angst over 'pay to win' prompts FTC workshop on loot boxes in video games The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a public workshop Wednesday to discuss the use of 'loot boxes' in video games.       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
15:39 2019-08-13

Dehydrated rescue prompts rescue at Finger Rock Canyon Trail TUCSON – A hiker is in the process of being rescued Friday afternoon after the individual reportedly became dehydrated about a mile into the Finger Rock Canyon Trail. Rescue crews with Rural Metro Police Department have been dispatched to the trail in connection to the incident. News 4 Tucson ...
15:39 2019-08-24

Son's death by suicide in college prompts mom's activism An Iowa couple win a partial victory against Iowa State University after their son died by suicide in 2015. The family sought access to the son's medical records.        ...
23:00 2019-09-10

| Zimbabwe begins national mourning for hero-turned-despot Mugabe Zimbabwe is due to begin a period of national mourning following the death of Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years....
14:26 2019-09-07

Meet the Hero Who Owns Two of the Biggest Auto Maintenance Nightmares of the Modern Era Expensive Volkswagens don’t exactly have great reputations for reliability, serviceability, or cost of maintenance, so when the company decided to build the ridiculously feature-laden luxury cars known as the VW Passat W8 and VW Touareg V10 TDI, they, in some ways, unleashed two maintenance time bom...
06:52 2019-08-01

The Blues’ unlikely Game 2 hero wanted a second chance. When he got it, he made franchise history. After hitting the post late in the third period, defenseman Carl Gunnarsson delivers in overtime as St. Louis earns its first Stanley Cup finals victory in 14 tries with a 3-2 victory to even series at 1 game apiece....
14:00 2019-05-30

Mugabe to get hero's burial as family settle row over his final resting place Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will be buried in the country's National Heroes Acre monument as a row over his final resting place is settled....
01:13 2019-09-14

Dragon Quest XI's hero comes to 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate' this summer Nintendo's E3 Direct opened up with one of the bigger announcements fans were waiting for: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC. This time around, it's a crossover with Dragon Quest XI, with that game's unnamed main character joining the roster of fighters......
20:26 2019-06-11

Trevor Bayliss left hoping for another Stokes-like hero to save Ashes • ‘We’ve spoken about who is going to put their hand up’• Head coach reacts to England’s perilous positionScarves with “Ben Stokes: greatest innings of all time” have been on sale outside Old Trafford during this Test and Trevor Bayliss has accepted that similar heroics to those witnessed at Heading...
07:13 2019-09-08

Dog owner searches for hero who rescued her Crufts star bulldog from under a train A bulldog called Lucky who stars at Crufts was saved after falling under a train... and now his owner has launched a search for the off-duty soldier who rescued him....
19:00 2019-06-27

Sept. 11 first responders advocate Luis Alvarez hailed as a hero at funeral A former New York City police detective who fought to extend health benefits for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks up to the final days of his life was hailed as a hero at his funeral Wednesday....
01:00 2019-07-04

Romanian cricketer hailed as hero after admitting bowling action 'not beautiful' Shane Warne and Jofra Archer offer encouragement to Pavel Florin, after video emerges of his efforts in European Cricket LeagueA Transylvanian cricketer whose bowling technique initially attracted online mockery has been hailed as a hero and received backing from Shane Warne and Jofra Archer after h...
18:13 2019-07-31

Thief breaks into Subway sandwich shop, fixes himself chicken hero A hungry crook broke into a Subway sandwich shop in Washington DC and fixed himself a midnight snack, police said. The suspect, wearing a collard shirt and khaki shorts, broke into the store in the Northwest section of the city at about 1:50 a.m. on Aug. 2, DC police said. He grabbed a bag of......
08:00 2019-09-05

The Controversial Role of La Malinche in the Fall of the Aztec Empire: Traitor or Hero? La Malinche (meaning ‘the captain’s woman’), also known as ‘Malinalli’, ‘Malintzin’ or ‘Doña Marina’, is an important figure in the history of Mexico, especially for the pivotal role she played in the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire. La Malinche is indeed a controversial figure in her country o...
04:13 2019-07-25

‘Rambo: Last Blood’ trailer: Is Stallone’s iconic action hero dying? Sure, the new trailer for “Rambo: Last Blood” starts with Sylvester Stallone in a rocking chair — but the 72-year-old is not done battling bad guys just yet. A moody teaser for the fifth installment in the “Rambo” franchise dropped Thursday, continuing the story of Vietnam ve...
22:00 2019-05-30

Cycling: Unsung hero Teunissen grabs chance, and yellow jersey When Dutchman Mike Teunissen woke up on Saturday morning the last thing he imagined was that a few hours later he would be presented with the Tour de France yellow jersey by the greatest rider in the history of cycling....
03:26 2019-07-07

Hero clerk died trying to save colleagues during Virginia Beach shooting A hero account clerk died in the Virginia Beach massacre after leaving a safe spot to try to save his work friends, it emerged Sunday. Pastor’s son Ryan Keith Cox, 50, was with nine city staffers who reached a safe room as shots rang out in the municipal building on Friday, according to NPR. A...
01:52 2019-06-03

A Deadly Blaze in the Alps Made a Biker a Hero and Tunnels Safer for All Two decades ago, 39 people died inside the Mont Blanc Tunnel in a fire so horrific it changed safety standards forever. The truth eventually caught up to the legend of a man who rushed in....
23:13 2019-05-21

Hero MotoCorp Manufacturing Plants To Remain Shut Till August 18 Auto sector is one of the worst hit sectors in India due to the lack of consumption. The sectors has seen massive loss of jobs in just the last few quarters....
12:39 2019-08-16

The Internet Is Head Over Heels for a True Hero of Stranger Things Season 3 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things. He had us at one Slurpee sip. We already told you Russian scientist Alexei (Alec Utgoff) was an amusing, delightful, valuable player, and now that people have devoured the show, the internet is in agreement: he’s a hero. People fell in ...
17:13 2019-07-08

Hero nurse stopped running from Dayton shooter to perform CPR on victims A critical care nurse fled from a Dayton, Ohio, bar when a gunman opened fire — but stopped to perform CPR on the wounded outside after seeing a “row of bodies,” according to a report. Kayla Miller was celebrating a friend’s 25th birthday at the Ned Peppers Bar when Connor Betts, 24, fir...
21:01 2019-08-05

Iowa father hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter, 5, from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured while saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter who had been mauled by a dog....
23:13 2019-06-04

Dad of fallen West Point cadet Christopher Morgan remembers son as a ‘hero’ The father of a West Point cadet who died in a tragic accident called his son a “hero” on Friday, one day after the young man’s vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment. Christopher C. Morgan held a framed picture of his 22-year-old son Christopher J. ...
23:13 2019-06-07

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

Sabrina The Teenage Witch goes full fantasy hero in her latest reimagining Now that popular culture has fully embraced the dark, creepy teenage witchery of Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina, Archie Comics is shifting gears with the magical character once more. The latest Sabrina The Teenage Witch miniseries returns to a brighter, more cartoony aesthetic but still brings in mo...
20:26 2019-09-17

Book helps honor 96-year-old WWII vet as Bronze Star hero A Sherman tank will be on full display on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on Saturday morning to honor 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer, who is the country’s newest Bronze Star hero for his role as a gunner in a 1945 tank battle. His exploits were chronicled by author Adam Makos in the bestselling book “Spearh...
10:13 2019-09-20

A 10-year-old hero in Gilroy shooting: Girl drags toddler to safety “She was brave. She grabbed him and put him under a table,” said the aunt of the 10-year-old girl that dragged a toddler to safety.        ...
00:52 2019-08-01

A$AP Rocky, Hero, Reportedly Ghosted on Thanking Trump for Lobbying to Get Him Out of Jail Two of Trump’s top African American supporters told Yahoo News they’re upset with rapper A$AP Rocky and his team of managers and lawyers for apparently snubbing them, uhh, I mean, snubbing Trump, after the rapper was released from Swedish jail earlier this month....
11:13 2019-08-24

In pictures: England hero Ben Stokes smashes historic 135 to win third Ashes Test Ben Stokes produced his second 'once-in-a-lifetime' performance of the summer as his magnificent century powered England to an unprecedented, unthinkable one-wicket victory at Headingley to keep the Ashes alive....
01:39 2019-08-27

El Paso Police Accuse Mass Shooting Hero of Fraud: 'What He Said is Not Truthful' On Monday, Chris Grant was supposed to be honored at the White House for his courageous actions during the recent mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart that claimed 22 lives....
17:00 2019-09-12

'Overwatch' test lets you pick and queue for a specific hero class Players have been asking for it for years and finally, it's arrived: Blizzard is introducing Role Queue to Overwatch. From today, players in the PTR will be able to beta test a feature that allows them to choose the role they want to play -- tank, su......
22:13 2019-07-18

Hungarians remember Imre Nagy, hero of '56, as Orban tightens grip Sunday’s ceremony comes as PM stands accused of trying to rewrite Hungarian historyOnly a few hundred people were present to commemorate the anniversary of the execution of Imre Nagy on Sunday morning in Budapest, a far cry from 30 years ago when his reburial drew more than 100,000 people to the cit...
20:39 2019-06-16