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Virginia Theological Seminary, With Deep Roots in Slavery, Sets Aside $1.7 Million to Pay Reparations

The Virginia Theological Seminary, in what is being called a first for an institution of its kind, has set aside $1.7 million in a fund to pay reparations to the descendants of enslaved Africans that ...

Virginia Theological Seminary, With Deep Roots in Slavery, Sets Aside $1.7 Million to Pay Reparations

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What Reparations for Slavery Might Look Like in 2019 The idea of economic amends for past injustices and persistent disparities is getting renewed attention. Here are some formulas for achieving the aim....
11:39 2019-05-23

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify be...
15:26 2019-06-13

Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans.        ...
04:26 2019-06-20

McConnell on reparations for slavery: Not a ‘good idea’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters on the eve of a rare House hearing on what compensation, if any, the U.S. might owe for the economic a...
23:52 2019-06-18

The Long History of American Slavery Reparations From the colonial era to today, the bitter legacy of bondage and racial oppression has sparked demands for compensation, with some successes and many broken promises...
09:13 2019-09-21

House Hearing on Reparations for Slavery Set for Next Week (WASHINGTON) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a House panel. The Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is scheduled...
15:00 2019-06-13

Democratic panel to open debate on reparations for slavery WASHINGTON (AP) — The case for reparations is returning to Capitol Hill, this time amid a growing discussion in the Democratic Party about what the country might owe to the descendants of slaves in the United States. A hearing Wednesday of a House Judiciary subcommittee will examine legislation to s...
06:26 2019-06-19

Marianne Williamson introduces plan for slavery reparations Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson announced her plan for reparations to African Americans for slavery Wednesday, calling for $200 billion to $500 billion over 20 years....
18:00 2019-08-07

Cory Booker speaks at panel on reparations for slavery Lawmakers on Wednesday held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the United States should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States. (June 19)        ...
18:39 2019-06-19

Mitch McConnell Says Reparations for Slavery Are Not a ‘Good Idea’ (WASHINGTON) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky Republican spoke to reporters on the eve of a rare House hearing on what compensation, if any, the U.S. might owe for the economi...
23:39 2019-06-18

‘Stain of slavery’: Congress debates reparations to atone for US's original sin Democrats are in favor of reparations program, while Republicans denounce idea that past sins can be paid off by today’s taxpayers For the first time in more than a decade, a debate has taken place between lawmakers in Congress on the original sin of the United States – the enslavement of 4 million ...
20:26 2019-06-19

Should America pay reparations for slavery? Ta-Nehisi Coates v Coleman Hughes At a congressional hearing on reparations on Tuesday, two black writers offered strikingly different visions of America’s racial legacy. Here is the full text of their testimoniesYesterday, when asked about reparations, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offered a familiar reply: America should ...
01:39 2019-06-20

McConnell says he’s against reparations for slavery: ‘It would be pretty hard to figure out who to compensate’ “No one currently alive was responsible for that, and I don’t think we should be trying to figure out how to compensate for it,” McConnell told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday....
01:13 2019-06-19

As Democrats debate reparations for slavery, polls suggest Americans are not convinced As Democrats consider the idea of reparations to black Americans for slavery, polling shows that the public is far from convinced about the radical idea -- and overwhelmingly oppose such measures....
19:13 2019-06-19

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the US – the enslavement of 4 million Africans and their descendants – and what can be done to atone for it via reparations‘Stain of slavery’: Congress deb...
01:39 2019-06-20

Heckling, drama mark House hearing on slavery reparations as top Dem asks, 'Why not now?' The question of slavery reparations for black Americans was the subject of a fiery and emotional House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday as Democrats called for measures to address America’s “original sin” -- while Republicans described such payments as an “injustice” and “almost certainly uncon...
19:13 2019-06-19

US briefing: Trump speech 'lies', slavery reparations and record refugee numbers Wednesday’s top story: ‘Make America Great Again’ becomes ‘Keep America Great’ amid anti-Trump protests. Plus: the case for compensating slave descendants returns to Capitol HillSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Mattha Busby with today’s essential stories. Cont...
13:13 2019-06-19

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation....
01:39 2019-06-15

Reparations for slavery remains divisive issue for US, remarks by Booker, McConnell suggest Comments from two U.S. senators -- one a Democrat and the other a Republican -- appeared to illustrate Tuesday how far apart the two parties are on the proposal of reparations for the descendants of American slaves....
07:52 2019-06-19

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Danny Glover to testify in Juneteenth House hearing on slavery reparations A House subcommittee will discuss legislation to create a commission to study the history of slavery and its lasting effects on African Americans        ...
04:00 2019-06-19

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans do not know the full story of slavery....
01:26 2019-06-16

Baseball hasn’t taken off in Britain, despite deep roots there The arrival of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox in London for Major League Baseball’s first games in Europe this weekend is being treated as a festival of Americana, but baseball may in fact have started in England....
04:39 2019-06-29

Galax, Virginia: Sights and sounds of the roots music hotspot A great deal of classic American music, traditional country, bluegrass and Americana, sprang from the “old time” sounds of the Southern mountains.       ...
02:00 2019-08-13

Folkies flock to southwest Virginia for roots music, ground zero of country, bluegrass, Americana What was later segmented into country, bluegrass and Americana sounds was essentially created and fueled in a tiny Blue Ridge town.        ...
00:00 2019-08-13

Scourge of slavery still claims 40 million victims worldwide, ‘must serve as a wakeup call’ Incidents of modern-day slavery are “only likely to increase” as a result of some of biggest challenges facing the world today, a UN expert outlined in a report for the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Monday....
03:39 2019-09-10

Food tech startup Strong Roots raises $18 million for vegetable-based frozen products Strong Roots, a U.K.-based technology company developing frozen natural health foods, announced that it's raised $18.3 million in venture capital.Read More...
22:13 2019-09-10

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets, delivered by a bizarrely masked man (WWBT)  At least 60 people in Henrico, Virginia woke up Sunday to an odd surprise on their front lawns: old-school television sets. “It was a guy dressed in a jumpsuit with a TV for a head. It’s the weirdest thing. He squats down, puts the TV there and walks off. It’s really wei...
08:13 2019-08-15

NBA sets salary cap at just over $109 million NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, a raise of just over $7 million from last season. The tax level will be $132,627,000 and the minimum salary, which is 90 percent of the cap, is $98,226,000. All of those figures are virtually identical to what the ...
05:39 2019-06-30

‘Deepfakes,’ deep pockets: Facebook spends $10 million on contest for detecting ‘constantly evolving’ videos Artificial-intelligence specialists say the competition will likely hasten the arms race between the malicious actors using AI to create increasingly realistic videos and the technology companies struggling to detect them....
22:39 2019-09-06

Virginia woman sues Trump's DC hotel for $1 million in injury lawsuit A Virginia woman filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's Washington, DC, hotel and the US government, seeking $1 million over an injury she claims she suffered while staying at the property....
02:00 2019-06-13

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season. The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic, who earned a relatively modest $1.5 million last year, broke the previous mark of Toronto’s Sebastian Giovinco, who had $7,115,556 in ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Boeing sets aside $100 million for families of 737 Max crash victims The funds will be available over the next several years and are not part of any compensation Boeing may have to pay to those who sue the company for damages related to accidents....
18:39 2019-07-03

Novartis Sets $700 Million Provision to Settle Bribery Allegations Swiss drugmaker Novartis set aside $700 million to settle a long-running lawsuit alleging it treated U.S. doctors to lavish dinners and other events in return for boosting prescriptions....
13:39 2019-07-18

'The Lion King' sets a July record with $185 million opening weekend in the US "The Lion King," the company's latest remake of one of its animated classics, hauled in an estimated $185 million in the U.S., the highest opening in July ever....
16:39 2019-07-22

Netflix's Murder Mystery Sets Opening Weekend Record With 30 Million Views Netflix has announced that its Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler-starrer comedy Murder Mystery has set a new opening weekend record for a Netflix film, claiming that more than 30.8 million member......
10:39 2019-06-19

Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a living artist A 1986 "Rabbit" sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for a work by a living artist, Christie's auction house said....
21:39 2019-05-21

Colts owner Jim Irsay sets auction record by spending $3.975 million for David Gilmour guitar Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour put instruments up for bid to benefit environmental organization ClientEarth, and Colts owner Jim Irsay paid up.       ...
17:52 2019-06-21

CBOE SETS RECORD DAILY VOLUME IN EQUITY OPTIONS ON FRIDAY: NEARLY 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, April 20, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that on Friday, April 17, the Exchange recorded its best single-day equity options volume ever as 4,598,738 contacts changed hands.This surpasses the Exchange's previous equity options volume high of 4,273,390 contra...
13:26 2019-05-22

Virginia governor calls for special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
16:26 2019-06-04

Virginia governor calls special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shooting Just four days after a gunman killed 12 co-workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building, Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state Assembly to address gun control....
05:13 2019-06-05

Less than 6 weeks after bloodbath at Virginia Beach, Virginia rejects tougher gun laws Virginia Republicans slammed the door on a wide range of gun-control measures Tuesday, adjourning a one-day special legislative session.        ...
22:13 2019-07-09

With camp on the horizon, last season’s memories linger for Virginia, Virginia Tech Cavaliers seek to build on an 8-5 record that included a Belk Bowl triumph; Hokies are out for redemption following their first losing season since 1992....
01:39 2019-07-19

Virginia 85, Texas Tech 77 | Overtime: One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
18:13 2019-05-21

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
22:26 2019-06-04

'The nation is watching': Virginia governor orders special session on gun control after Virginia Beach shootings Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam calls for a special legislative session to 'address gun violence,' four days after deadly rampage in Virginia Beach.        ...
17:52 2019-06-04

McConnell : I’m with Obama on reparations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday invoked an unlikely ally while defending his opposition to reparations for slavery: former President Barack Obama.When asked whether his views on reparations had changed in light of an NBC report that two of his great-great-grandfathers were slave ow...
22:13 2019-07-09

Munich Re putting down roots in India India is on track to become the world's third-largest economy. Munich Re wants to cash in on the strong growth in the country's insurance market, the CEO of the company's India branch, Hitesh Kotak, told DW....
20:52 2019-08-13

'It's a celebration': tracing the roots of hip-hop through photography In a new exhibition, photos from rappers from Jay-Z to Cardi B are on show to trace the rise of a genre from the streets to the White HouseOn Monday, Forbes revealed Jay-Z to be the first billionaire rapper, a far cry from his early days selling CDs out of his car in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bed...
19:00 2019-06-04

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, return with their first album in five years. (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
03:00 2019-06-05

El Salvador’s new president vows reparations for massacre SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s newly inaugurated president has promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country’s 1980-1992 civil war. Some 978 reside...
04:52 2019-06-19

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation. Greece’s ambassador submitted a formal request Tuesday. German foreign ministry spokesman R...
13:52 2019-06-05

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked his opinion on reparations today, and it should surprise no one that he doesn’t take too kindly to it....
03:52 2019-06-19

Wu-Tang Clan gets back to its roots in new TV series The story of famed 1990s group Wu-Tang Clan is coming to television in a series that rapper RZA hopes will resonate beyond America's hip-hop community....
17:39 2019-07-31

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of gaining entry into the U.S., and whose numbers have ...
11:00 2019-07-05

The Painful Roots of Trump’s ‘Go Back’ Comment Mr. Trump’s instruction for four congresswomen to “go back” to their countries was a cutting reminder for those who have heard different versions of the slur before....
14:52 2019-07-16

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore the world and her ancestry....
14:39 2019-08-17

And It Don’t Stop: Milwaukee’s Hip-Hop Week Is What Happens When Hip-Hop Goes Back to Its Roots In 1994, Notorious B.I.G. would release his groundbreaking album, Ready to Die. The first single from the seminal hip-hop classic was “Juicy,” a Dickensian tale of a young black man’s ascension from having nothing to having everything, assuming, of course, that young black men can have Dickensian ta...
22:00 2019-08-23

iHeartMedia is returning podcasts to their radio roots If you own a radio network, how do you promote your podcasts? By calling back to the roots of podcass and airing them on the radio, of course. iHeartMedia has unveiled a Sunday Night Podcasts initiative that will air podcasts on 270 of its radio st......
22:39 2019-08-08

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
21:39 2019-06-07

The key to combating extremism is to address its social roots Effective techniques for preventing extremism call for intervening early, making sure disenfranchised groups are included in society and disrupting stereotypes by making people work together. Deradicalisation programmes fail when they ignore this...
17:39 2019-05-21

Rodrigo y Gabriela return to their roots with a new album NEW YORK (AP) — Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero, the acoustic, instrumental rock duo who record as Rodrigo y Gabriela, are back with their first album in five years. “Mettavolution” offers six original tracks and one ambitious cover — a 19-minute version of Pink Floyd’s 1971 ...
18:26 2019-06-12

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
19:26 2019-06-19

Cory Booker Secures 12 Co-Sponsors for Reparations Bill Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) has secured 12 co-sponsors for his reparations bill, according to an announcement the senator’s office released exclusively to The Root....
04:26 2019-06-14

House Democrats, With Pelosi’s Support, Will Consider a Commission on Reparations A bill backed by nearly 60 House Democrats would create a panel to develop proposals and a “national apology” to repair the lingering effects of slavery....
03:00 2019-06-19

Are Only Black American Descendants of US Slaves Deserving of Reparations? With the nation’s renewed focus on whether or how to compensate black Americans for the evils of generations of chattel slavery in the U.S. and its systemically racist aftermath, some have questioned who should qualify for reparations should such reparative justice come to pass....
04:26 2019-09-19

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II. The Greek Foreign Ministry said Greece’s ambassador to Germany submitted a formal request on Tuesday. A parliament...
20:13 2019-06-04

House subcommittee discusses reparations for slave descendants Congress marked Juneteenth with a hearing Wednesday on reparations for descendants of slaves, a controversial topic that hasn't been debated openly at Capitol Hill in a decade....
20:00 2019-06-19

Deutsche Bank set to return to roots with radical reboot The German lender is cutting thousands of jobs and shedding whole business lines as part of a massive overhaul. Analysts say cost cutting alone is not going to rid Deutsche Bank of its current woes....
14:00 2019-07-08

Nearly half of US Fortune 500 companies have immigrant roots: Study A new study finds that almost half of the biggest companies in the U.S. were founded by immigrants or their children. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.       ...
17:00 2019-08-08

The Outer Worlds doesn't shy away from its Fallout roots - and that's great When Obsidian Entertainment revealed The Outer Worlds at E3 2018 it was hard to ignore the radioactive elephant in the room. A dystopian sci-fi RPG with dark humor and madcap characters? Bethesda's Fallout series immediately spring to mind. And that comparison wouldn't necessarily be ...
09:39 2019-06-14

'Untouchable' digs into roots of Harvey Weinstein story After almost two years of coverage, one might think there's not much new to say about the alleged sexual predations of Harvey Weinstein. "Untouchable," a BBC documentary premiering on Hulu in the US, overcomes that skepticism -- not just through interviews with alleged victims, but also former emplo...
19:00 2019-08-30

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever identified in the country....
15:00 2019-07-09

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says there exist no documents or records to show that Poland ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany...
15:26 2019-05-21

Ta-Nehisi Coates set to revisit case for reparations in congressional hearing Five years after the writer’s essay was published, he will speak on the idea of financial recompense for the descendants of slavesWhen Ta-Nehisi Coates’s watershed essay The Case for Reparations was published in June 2014, the idea of financial recompense for the descendants of slaves was thrust to ...
09:39 2019-06-19

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

'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Congress Hears the Case for Reparations on Juneteenth The contributions of African Americans to this country—and the matter of what the federal government still owes them for those contributions—will take center stage on Capitol Hill today as the House hears H.R. 40, a bill that proposes a commission on reparations be formed....
22:26 2019-06-19

Genome study finds roots of Komodo dragon's tenaciousness Scientists have mapped the genome of the Komodo dragon, the world's largest lizard, discovering intriguing secrets behind the impressive speed and endurance these cold-blooded predators muster by ratcheting up their metabolism to mammal-like levels....
17:39 2019-07-31

Roots x Shawn Mendes: Meet Your New Fave Athleisure Wear We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. We......
22:39 2019-09-05

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see hi...
15:26 2019-08-16

Dior goes black in Paris show that celebrates couture roots Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer’s penchant for black, for a brooding display of archetypally couture fall-winter gowns...
21:13 2019-07-01

Former Canadian prime minister roots for Dorian to hit Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell said she is hoping for a bull’s-eye hit by Hurricane Dorian on Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s prized Florida resort and so-called Winter White House. “I’m rooting for a direct hit on Mar a Lago!” Campbell, who served as the 19th Canadian p...
16:13 2019-08-30

New role for Aminata Toure, German Green with African roots Aminata Toure, a German with Malian roots and the new deputy speaker of Schleswig-Holstein's state parliament, wants to do things differently in politics. She has called for transparency and expanding civic engagement....
18:00 2019-08-29

400 years since slavery: a timeline of American history In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Point Comfort in Virginia, ushering in the era of American slaveryMany Americans’ introduction to US history is the arrival of 102 passengers on the Mayflower in 1620. But a year earlier, 20 enslaved Africans were brought to the British colonies against the...
15:26 2019-08-16

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music todayMiley Cyrus Q&A: ‘My personal experiences helped craft the episode’In the star-making Disney Channel switcheroo Hann...
14:13 2019-06-01

UK's 'biggest modern slavery network had 400 victims' Members of a human trafficking gang were jailed last week in the UK, described by the trial judge as the biggest modern-day slavery network ever identified in the country....
11:26 2019-07-09

Korean wartime forced laborers still seeking apology, reparations from Japan While a trade dispute been Japan and South Korea sparked by the issue of wartime forced labor rages on, many are still waiting for compensation and an apology....
16:13 2019-08-14

Ta-Nehisi Coates criticizes Mitch McConnell for dismissing reparations – live After the Senate majority leader dismissed the idea of reparations, Coates testified before Congress about ‘campaign of terror’ against black AmericansSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.36pm BST Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the White House in...
18:52 2019-06-19

Here's why reparations have suddenly become a hot button issue ahead of the 2020 presidential race The House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing this week focused specifically on the topic of reparations for black Americans. The legislation, introduced by Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, would establish a commis...
03:39 2019-06-18

At Raucous Reparations Hearing, Ta-Nehisi Coates Takes Aim at Mitch McConnell Mr. Coates, the African-American author, called out Mr. McConnell, the Senate leader, for saying he was opposed to compensation “for something that happened 150 years ago.”...
19:39 2019-06-19

Airbnb Partners With 23andMe to Make It Easier for People to Get In Touch With Their Roots or Something Airbnb and DNA-testing company 23andMe announced on Tuesday the two companies have partnered to help people “connect with their ancestry” through a heritage travel program.Read more......
03:13 2019-05-22

Rachel Ama's Vegan Cookbook Is Filled With Delicious Recipes Inspired By Her Roots From spiced aubergine kebabs to oyster mushrooms in a jerk marinade, Rachel Ama describes how she swapped out meat for vegan alternatives whilst staying true to her home cooking....
10:26 2019-05-22

Chef John DeLucie returns to roots with massive Brooklyn eatery DeLucie — who soared to fame more than a decade ago by serving $55 truffle mac and cheese to celebs at Graydon Carter’s Waverly Inn — will open the Ainslie in Williamsburg on Thursday....
08:00 2019-09-09

25 years on, Collective Soul stays true to roots live and on new album “Blood,” the 10th studio album by Atlanta rock band Collective Soul, is chock full of crunching guitar riffs, thought-provoking lyrics and just enough production quirks to blur the line between classic rock and new wave. In other words, it sounds like Collective Soul. “Once you bec...
00:26 2019-09-20

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
21:26 2019-06-15

Labelling people "anti-vaxxers" ignores real roots of their concerns There’s no doubt everyone should vaccinate – but to combat “anti-vax” we must understand the legitimate reasons for some communities’ mistrust, says Furaha Asani...
19:52 2019-06-19

How an accidental encounter brought slavery to the United States Slavery's arrival in the United States happened by accident, but its arrival created a thriving tobacco industry and fueled the Industrial Revolution.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

Pelosi says ‘humbled’ by Ghana visit to gateway to slavery ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a congressional delegation to Ghana was “humbled” by a visit to the gateway where many Africans were shipped to America as slaves. Pelosi’s address to Ghanaian lawmakers on Wednesday contrasted with President Donald TrumpR...
04:52 2019-08-01

Conservatives Are Flipping Out Because the New York Times Said Slavery Was Important In the past few days, the New York Times has been rolling out the 1619 Project, a hugely ambitious effort to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to American shores and place slavery at the center of American history. Conservatives—as they are wont to do—have been...
20:00 2019-08-19

| WATCH | 'I came back alive': Escaping modern slavery August marks 400 years since the first African slave arrived in the Americas, but in reality the slave trade hasn't stopped: The UN estimates 40 million are trapped in it across the world. Claudia was one of them....
13:26 2019-08-08

How American Slavery Helped Create Modern-Day Policing This year marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in what we now know as Virginia. Their voyage was, no doubt, filled with unspeakable horror and death, and their presence would forever change the United States—especially when examining the way this country approach...
01:26 2019-08-21

Slavery in America reminds us: Trump is far from an aberration | Touré The president’s white supremacist ideas have been part of America since the beginningImagine being teleported from the early days of slavery in 1619 to Donald Trump’s America. Technological changes aside, I think the way we approach race would feel very familiar. Indeed, Trump’s white supremacy woul...
15:26 2019-08-16

Did You Know Lady Liberty Was a Monument to Slavery Abolishment, Not Immigration? The new Statue of Liberty Museum, which opened Thursday in New York Harbor, brings to light a little-spoken-of aspect of the statue’s history: Lady Liberty was originally intended celebrate the end of slavery, not the arrival of immigrants....
22:26 2019-05-27

Point Comfort: where slavery in America began 400 years ago In 1619, a ship with 20 captives landed at Virginia, ushering in the era of slavery in what would become the United StatesThe blue waters of the Chesapeake lap against the shore. Sunbathers lounge in deckchairs as black children and white children run and play on the beach. And close by stands a mag...
14:13 2019-08-14

David Attenborough: polluting planet may become as reviled as slavery Naturalist tells MPs radical action needed to tackle crisis but attitude of young people gives him hopeThe attitude of young people towards tackling the environmental crisis is “a source of great hope”, David Attenborough has told MPs, as he predicted that polluting the planet would soon provoke as ...
23:00 2019-07-09

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:13 2019-06-21

Man nabbed for Bronx rape allegedly said she ‘deserved it’ for ‘slavery’ A black parolee arrested for raping and bashing a white woman on the roof of his Bronx apartment building allegedly told a witness that she “deserved” the brutal attack because of slavery, according to court papers. “She was a white girl. She deserved it because us minorities have ...
00:39 2019-06-19

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
04:26 2019-07-16

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans to seek safety in the U.S....
06:39 2019-06-15

Unknown text by John Locke reveals roots of 'foundational democratic ideas' Newly discovered ‘Reasons for tolerateing Papists equally with others’ shows the Enlightenment thinker expressing unexpected social liberalismA “once in a generation” discovery of a centuries-old manuscript by John Locke shows the great English philosopher making his earliest arguments for religious...
19:52 2019-09-03

TikTok’s Beijing roots fuel censorship suspicion as it builds a huge U.S. audience Social media has been a quintessentially American journey rooted in ideas about creative expression and freedom of speech. But the rise of the Chinese video app TikTok could signal an end to Western dominance of the Internet’s megaphones — and an ideological change in what people see on the Web....
03:00 2019-09-16

Trump vows to uncover Russia probe roots with declassification call: ‘We’re exposing everything’ President Trump vowed Friday to uncover the origins of the Russia investigation for all to see after he approved the declassification of documents related to the surveillance of his campaign during the 2016 presidential election....
20:52 2019-05-24

Naomi Campbell pays tribute to London roots as she wins icon award Winner of BFC’s 2019 fashion icon award says ‘people forget I’m from Brixton’Naomi Campbell paid tribute to her south London roots as she was unveiled as the recipient of the British Fashion Council’s 2019 fashion icon award.Campbell made history when she became the first black British model to appe...
21:13 2019-06-27

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation and trafficking....
06:52 2019-06-11

British conservationists work to restore acclaimed slavery painting Ahead of the annual remembrance day for the abolition of the slave trade, art conservationists are working to restore a rare painting of a kneeling African slave to go on display in the British port city of Liverpool....
23:39 2019-08-19

Ta-Nehisi Coates Clapped Back at Mitch McConnell for Saying ‘No One Alive’ Is Liable for Reparations. So We Came Up With a List On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing about H.R. 40, a proposal from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) that would authorize a national apology and study reparations for slavery and racial discrimination against...
16:13 2019-06-20

Al Roker roots for the 'talented' Tamron Hall ahead of 'Climate in Crisis' series debut Al Roker, who previously hosted the "Today" show's third hour with Tamron Hall, applauds her new syndicated talk show, which premiered Sept. 9.        ...
21:39 2019-09-16

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when fans of Sex And The City talk about their favorite ...
15:39 2019-05-21

'Nancy Drew' breaks from wholesome roots with dark, sexy reboot geared for adults on The CW The CW is giving the classic literary figure Nancy Drew her own TV show, only the 2019 version of the character is a far cry from her more wholesome 1930s schoolgirl roots. ...
17:39 2019-08-05

Danish City embraces historic roots by replacing traffic lights with images of vikings A Danish city is certainly embracing its heritage by changing the pedestrian crossing traffic lights to reflect it’s viking roots.        ...
23:39 2019-08-27

Sadiq Khan backs London slavery museum to challenge racism Exclusive: Britain’s role in slave trade demonstrates need for museum, says mayorSadiq Khan has endorsed proposals for a British slavery museum in London as a way of combating modern-day racism.The idea has been put forward by the Fabian Society, which says it could help address discrimination again...
18:00 2019-08-11

West African slavery lives on, 400 years after transatlantic trade began Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the promise they would put her through school....
15:00 2019-08-08

UK ‘modern day slavery’ ring that forced 400 victims to work for under 75 cents a day busted The largest modern-day slavery ring in the United Kingdom that saw more than 400 victims forced to work for less than 75 cents a day and live in squalor while the “masters” made millions was broken up, authorities revealed Friday....
19:52 2019-07-05

Donald Trump praises U.S. democracy, scorns slavery at Williamsburg, Va., event President Donald Trump exalted U.S. democracy at an event Tuesday commemorating the 400th anniversary of the First Representative Legislative Assembly in Williamsburg, Va....
21:39 2019-07-31

UK's largest ever modern slavery ring smashed after three-year investigation The well-organised criminal gang led by the Brzezinksi family forced more than 400 people to work for a pittance while their masters earned £2 million....
15:13 2019-07-05

Virginia 63, Auburn 62 | Final Four: N.C.A.A. Final Four: A Shot, a Whistle and a First Final for Virginia A late foul call, and the resulting three free throws by Kyle Guy in the final second, saved the Cavaliers against Auburn and sent them to the N.C.A.A. championship game....
18:13 2019-05-21

America's 'democratic experiment' is inextricably tied to the history of slavery | Peniel E Joseph The year 1619 laid out rough boundaries of citizenship, freedom, and democracy that are still being policedThis year marks 400 years since enslaved Africans from Angola were forcibly brought to Jamestown, Virginia. This forced migration of black bodies on to what would become the United States of Am...
18:13 2019-09-05

Report claims thousands of North Korean women sold into sex slavery in China Thousands of North Korean women and girls are being trafficked and sold into sexual slavery in China, where many are sold as wives to Chinese men while others are forced into prostitution or to live stream sex acts against their will, a new report claims....
16:52 2019-05-21

West African slavery lives on, 400 years after trans-Atlantic trade began LAGOS – Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the promise they would put her through school. In her home town in southwest Nigeria, her mother had trouble making enough money to feed her thr...
17:00 2019-08-08

San Francisco school board votes to paint over murals showing slavery and violence Artwork at high school, which shows a dead Native American and black slaves, at center of decades of controversyThe San Francisco school board has unanimously voted to paint over a series of graphic school murals featuring a dead Native American and black slaves, overruling community outcry over cen...
02:52 2019-06-28

The Case for Reparations? All Hell Breaks Loose After AfroFuture Fest Charges White People Double to Attend Throughout the course of 2019, it seems like everyone and their mother has unveiled their stance on reparations. From Democratic presidential candidates to Georgetown students, to riveting House testimonies, to Senate Majority Leader Mitch “We Elected an African-American” McConnell, we can’t go two ...
17:39 2019-07-08

A Dutch railway helped transport people to Nazi camps. Now it's paying reparations to Holocaust survivors The Dutch national railway company will pay reparations to minorities whom it transported to camps in the Netherlands during World War II.        ...
15:52 2019-06-28

Trump condemns slavery in Jamestown speech amid controversy over prior incendiary remarks U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire in Washington for verbal attacks on racial minority lawmakers, condemned American slavery on Tuesday at the 400th anniversary of the first legislative assembly in Virginia and was briefly interrupted by a protesting state legislator....
17:39 2019-07-31

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

A Republican Legislator Said Slavery Wasn't Racist Because Slave Owners 'Were Making Money.' Then Things Got Even Weirder A New Hampshire state legislator is under fire for insisting that “owning slaves doesn’t make you racist.” In a private interaction with a former New Hampshire resident and during an interview with The Root, the Republican lawmaker doubled and tripled down on his assertion by altering the definition...
23:26 2019-07-24

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
10:00 2019-07-02

Democratic Hopeful Marianne Williamson Asked White Audience Members to Apologize to Black Guests for Slavery I don’t know if 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson believes that she can win, but she’s certainly entertaining in her losing effort. To put it lightly, the spiritual guru, aka “girlfriend,” is kooky AF and while other Democratic nominees are vying for the black vote by offering...
17:52 2019-07-17

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Days 2 and 3: Tank and The Bangas 'Spaceships' + The Roots 'Act Too (The Love Of My Life)' You’re getting a twofer today; it’s a celebration, bitches! This weekend I made my way up to Philadelphia for the 12th annual Roots Picnic (whole article comin’) to celebrate my 40th birthday (more on this coming soon, too) and because of the amount of drinking and shenanigans I participated in, Day...
19:39 2019-06-03

Marianne Williamson asked white people to apologize to black audience members on speaking tour for slavery, lynchings, other issues Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson asked white members of her audience at an event last July to apologize to black people also in attendance for slavery, lynching, police brutality and other issues. ...
03:00 2019-07-17

Slavery victims 'left in limbo for four years' on asylum claims, says watchdog Slavery victims are suffering extra years of unnecessary mental torment after escaping abusers because decisions on asylum are taking too long, a watchdog warned today....
15:00 2019-09-17

Charlie Sheen roots for ex Brooke Mueller as she seeks help: She's 'where she needs to be' "I hope she gets the help she needs," Charlie Sheen said of his ex wife, Brooke Mueller's choice to enter a trauma center.        ...
03:13 2019-08-10

What to know about deep sleep During deep sleep, the body restores various functions, including energy and memory. There are several stages of sleep, and they are all important. Learn more about deep sleep here....
22:52 2019-06-03

Peloton reveals IPO documents showing widening losses of $245.7 million on sales of $915 million Peloton, which previously said it had filed the paperwork confidentially, makes cycles and treadmills with screens for users to join live and recorded fitness classes from their homes, hotel rooms or offices....
00:52 2019-08-28

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:00 2019-05-23

Mobcrush hits 84 million unique monthly users and pays out $5 million to streamers Mobcrush, a mobile livestreaming service, said its American audience has grown to more than 84 million unique viewers per month (UVPM) across its network.Read More...
21:13 2019-09-17

$17 million or $70 million? 1930s Porsche fails to sell after auction snafu A bulbous race car from the 1930s was expected to be the most expensive car with the Porsche name ever sold at auction. But the sale was marred by a confusing mix-up on the auction stage....
17:26 2019-08-20

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN Fourteen million people watched the third debate, which is five million more than the average of CNN’s July debates. Additionally, a CNN poll this week showed Americans are more enthusiastic about voting right now than at any point since 2003. The people love our never-ending campaigns....
22:26 2019-09-13

Samsung sells 2 million 5G phones, predicts over 4 million by end of 2019 Growing demand for Samsung's 5G phones is leading to significant first-year milestones, even though the numbers are still well below 4G levels for now.Read More...
07:13 2019-09-07

US housing starts total 1.191 million in July, vs 1.24 million expected CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the July housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join the "Squawk Box" team to break down the numbers....
17:26 2019-08-16

Al Roker roots for the 'talented' Tamron Hall ahead of 'Climate in Crisis' series debut Al Roker, who previously hosted the "Today" show's third hour with Tamron Hall, applauds her new syndicated talk show, which premiered Sept. 9.        ...
18:26 2019-09-13

Hear THX’s new Deep Note right here The THX Deep Note is changing and it can be heard here first. The iconic audio track has long proceeded movies certified by THX and features the now familiar crescendo that showcases the movie’s audio capability. This time around THX built the intro to feature 4k video as much as audio as it w...
16:39 2019-08-21

iPhone 11: What is Deep Fusion? During the iPhone 11 launch event, Apple teased a new photographic feature called Deep Fusion. But what is Deep Fusion, and will it help Apple stay ahead of the competition?...
23:00 2019-09-10

GRAPHIC-Take Five: G7 - deep in the Woods? LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) - 1/HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRETTON WOODS! In July 1944 as World War Two raged, finance chiefs from the world's main trading nations met in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire....
17:00 2019-07-12

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
00:39 2019-07-16

Deep Fusion is the iPhone's take on AI photography In announcing the iPhones 11 Pro, Phil Schiller tipped us off to a new feature that'll come to the flagship smartphones in the next year. Deep Fusion is a system which Schiller describes as "computational photography mad science," which is likely to......
21:00 2019-09-10

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

Moustakas goes deep twice, Brewers top Pirates 11-5 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice among his four hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-5 Thursday night. Yasmani Grandal also homered and had four hits to help the Brewers win for the third time in four games. Moustakas hit a two-run shot over the right-center fi...
08:52 2019-05-31

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record 10,571,568 contracts changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 9,975,464 contracts traded on September 18, 2008. ETF options volume at CB...
10:26 2019-05-22

Paris digs deep to green up, cool down Forests are shrinking around the world, but Europe is bucking the trend, with France at the heart of this reblooming effort. A new €72-million project in Paris plans to transform the City of Light into the City of Green....
05:52 2019-08-06

Common goes deep on personal new album: ‘It really shook me’ As an actor, Common has appeared alongside everyone from Denzel Washington (“American Gangster”) to Keanu Reeves (“John Wick: Chapter 2”), but the rapper’s co-star in his new “Show Me That You Love” video is extra special: his daughter, Omoye. Making the clip was like family ...
04:39 2019-08-30

Trump confronts deep divides with G-7 leaders SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, France (NBC News) – There were stark differences with climate change, North Korea, and tariffs among world leaders meeting here this weekend — and barely concealed strife between White House and French officials. But to hear President Donald Trump tell it, the summit so far ...
22:13 2019-08-25

Klay: Injury didn't affect me, 'got to dig deep' Warriors swingman Klay Thompson, playing through an injured hamstring, didn't make any excuses after Friday night's 105-92 loss to Toronto, saying, "No one's going to feel sorry for you."...
09:26 2019-06-08

A shark was swallowed whole during a rarely seen deep-sea feast The NOAA Ocean Exploration and Research team recorded a school of sharks off the coast of South Carolina feasting upon a dead swordfish about 1,476 feet below the surface. The video shows at least 11 sharks devouring a recently dead 8-foot swordfish....
11:52 2019-07-10

For Kristie Ahn, Kind Words From Deep in Her Past On her way to the fourth round, Ahn reconnected with Dinara Safina, the now-retired Russian player who beat her 11 years ago in her first U.S. Open singles match....
17:52 2019-09-03

Daimler's Dr. Z hands over reins with need for deep savings The walrus-mustached Dieter Zetsche and CFO Bodo Uebber, who is also leaving, turned Daimler from an industrial conglomerate that included holdings in aviation into a company focused on upscale passenger cars and commercial vehicles....
21:00 2019-05-22

Charles Leclerc digs deep to win on somber day at Spa Charles Leclerc showed remarkable mental fortitude to claim his first F1 race at the Belgian Grand Prix less than 24 hours after friend Anthoine Hubert was killed in an F2 race at the same circuit....
06:00 2019-09-02

Mets in deep trouble after bats disappear CINCINNATI — The thunder from the Mets’ bats, which shook Great American Ball Park a night earlier, became a barely audible rattle Saturday. Three hits usually won’t get it done, so here were the Mets frustrated by Christian Colon’s grounder that found a hole in the eighth inning for the Reds’ go-ah...
04:26 2019-09-22

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
20:26 2019-08-22

UBS's Ermotti says Swiss bank's CEO bench at least three deep: NZZ UBS has least three candidates from inside the biggest Swiss bank who could eventually step into the CEO role, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said in a newspaper interview on Thursday on the heels of......
16:52 2019-08-29

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its relatively gigantic and translucent teeth.Read more....
22:26 2019-06-05

Temperatures already setting records in the Deep South SAVANNAH, Ga. — The unofficial start of summer feels more like its blistering peak in parts of the Deep South, where temperatures at or near 100 degrees are setting heat records during the Memorial Day weekend. Heat and humidity were forecast to combine for a dangerous heat index of 105 degrees Fahr...
21:00 2019-05-27

The Big Difference Between Westworld's New Robots and Old Ones Isn't Just Skin Deep Westworld isn’t due back until 2020, and we’ll definitely be getting more details Saturday when it takes over Comic Con’s Hall H (of which we’ll be in attendance), but some new information has already been released, including details about the new flesh free robots first seen in the teaser back in A...
00:13 2019-07-19

Accountability and reproducibility in deep learning through DeepOps With the many advantages of deep learning -- and the massive amounts of data required -- come challenges that data scientists face on a day-to-day basis.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-10

Take a Deep Dive Into the World of David Hockney The artistic output of David Hockney, the 81-year-old British artist, gets a full appreciation in a newly restored film, a recent novel and a coming exhibit....
05:39 2019-06-24

OCD: Deep magnetic stimulation may help where other therapies fail A new trial found that deep transcranial magnetic stimulation may help ease cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder that do not respond to other treatments....
09:00 2019-09-10

THQ Nordic says a new Saints Row game is 'deep in development' THQ Nordic had plenty of updates about upcoming games from its sprawling empire in its latest earnings report. Perhaps the most notable is that its Volition studio is "deep in development" on a new Saints Row game. It didn't offer any information on......
20:13 2019-08-14

As Fed nears rate cut, policymakers debate how deep, and even if With the first U.S. interest rate reduction in a decade expected later this month, two Federal Reserve policymakers sketched out arguments on Tuesday on how deep the cut should be, even as a third said she needs more data before being ready to sign on at all....
04:52 2019-07-17

This week in Savage Love: Deep cucks I am a bi, white, married man—35 years old and living in a big Midwestern city. I’d like to know what’s going on in my psyche—from a sex-research perspective. I’ve been hung up on cuckold fantasies with my female partner for years now. I’m a creative person and I’m especially fond of creative fantas...
10:13 2019-07-17

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
08:00 2019-06-21

Todd Frazier Upset He Hit Home Run Instead Of Deep Fly-Out The Mets have been having an off day in the sense that they’re actually on the winning side of an embarrassing rout for once. Of course, such breaks in normalcy are bound to happen when the weather is on your side. Such was the case in the top of the third when Todd Frazier from Toms River, NJ was u...
02:26 2019-06-23

US has ‘deep concerns’ about UN official’s trip to China The U.S. has expressed deep concerns to the U.N. about a reported trip by the U.N. counterterrorism chief to the restive Xinjiang region in China’s far west...
04:00 2019-06-15

Red Dead Redemption 2 sales hit 25 million, up 1 million since May Publisher Take-Two revealed today during its financial results for the first quarter that Red Dead Redemption 2's sales now sit at 25 million.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-06

Deep cuts: A beginner’s guide to cooking offal Offal—the organs and other bits of an animal typically discarded by butchers, also known as variety meats or an animal’s fifth cut—doesn’t always get the love it deserves. Most people know that plenty of immigrants to the U.S. cook with offal, from Chinese chicken feet to German liver dumplings to M...
22:13 2019-09-05

Keys digs deep to beat Kenin and reach last 16 Madison Keys overcame a health scare in the second set to reach the last 16 at the U.S. Open for a fifth consecutive year with a 6-3 7-5 win over fellow American Sofia Kenin on Friday....
05:26 2019-08-31

Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State’ (Bloomberg) –– Patrick Byrne, the flamboyant entrepreneur who has run Overstock.com for two decades, resigned from his role as chief executive officer after bewildering investors last week with claims about entanglements with the “Deep State.” Byrne, whose departure as CEO an...
20:00 2019-08-22

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body toward rules for deep sea mining....
14:26 2019-07-05

Hannity: 'Deep State in full panic mode' The "'Deep State' is in full panic mode" after President Trump authorized Attorney General Barr to declassify information relating to the origins of the Russia probe last week, this according to Fox News host Sean Hannity....
07:26 2019-05-29

After Lunar Mission, India To Venture Deep Into Sea With "Samudrayaan" India's ambitious project to send a team to the deep sea in a submersible vehicle is likely to becom a reality in 2021-22 with the ''Samudrayaan'' project, a senior official said....
18:39 2019-09-01

Hosmer homers, Padres go deep into ‘pen to hold off Yanks NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, and San Diego manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help the Padres hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night. New York tried to rally in the rain, getting three runs in t...
06:00 2019-05-29

Deep-sea microbe could answer one of evolution's biggest mysteries At last, scientists have managed to grow, study and photograph a mysterious deep-sea microbe that could explain the evolutionary origin of our complex cells...
19:13 2019-08-09

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who may have come into contact with infected people....
20:52 2019-07-24

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
13:26 2019-07-13

Families Go Deep in Debt to Stay in the Middle Class Wages stalled but costs haven’t, so people increasingly rent or finance what their parents might have owned outright. The unreachable goal for some: becoming a homeowner....
20:13 2019-08-01

Simone Biles Reminds Us How Deep Every Gymnast's Bag Of Tricks Really Is If I had been drinking something when I clicked play on a video Simone Biles tweeted out on May 28, I would have spat it out. The video in question shows Biles during a training session, once again challenging what I thought I knew about gravity:...
23:13 2019-06-05

Vogelbach, Seager go deep, Mariners beat Athletics 6-3 Daniel Vogelbach and Kyle Seager hit two-run home runs in the fourth inning, Marco Gonzales won his 10th game and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

US groundwater shortage is forcing us to dig extremely deep wells Groundwater provides drinking water for 120 million Americans and irrigates farmland - but demand in some places, including in California, is drying up wells...
19:26 2019-07-22

Boaty McBoatface Just Helped Solve a Deep-Sea Mystery The internet was a purer place in 2016, and there’s no more perfect distillation of that truth than the spontaneous, crowdsourced effort to name a £200 million state-of-the-art research vessel Boaty McBoatface. The British government eventually decided to go with the more stately RRS Sir David Atten...
19:52 2019-06-18

If the deep sea wasn't scary enough, here's video of a shapeshifting jellyfish The world’s oceans are fascinating places, filled with creatures that defy even the wildest reaches of human imagination. They’re gorgeous and mysterious—captivating reminders of how little we truly understand about our planet and the incredible range of species that inhabit it. That said, the ocea...
23:26 2019-09-05

RZA looks to delve deep into Wu-Tang story in Hulu series Wu-Tang Clan co-founder RZA dives deep into the maturation of the landmark hip-hop group in the upcoming Hulu drama series "Wu-Tang: An American Saga." (Aug. 30)        ...
18:39 2019-08-30

Overstock’s former CEO sells off his $90M stake, saying he’s worried about ‘Deep State’ Patrick Byrne abruptly quit the company last month after saying he'd been involved in multiple FBI investigations and had romanced Maria Butina — a Russian national later convicted of trying to influence American policy....
09:26 2019-09-20

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
19:26 2019-06-08

Tunnel crossing between Lebanon and Israel went 22 storeys deep The Israeli army on Monday showed the inside of a sophisticated tunnel passing deep underground from Lebanon into northern Israel, saying it was intended for use by Lebanese Hezbollah militants....
19:26 2019-06-03

Russian deep-sea submarine fire kills 14 people Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the incident."...
18:26 2019-07-02

What is this chicken-stuffed deep-fried pizzadilla and why is it all over the internet? This horrific beast combines BBQ chicken, pepperoni, tortillas and pizza – and it’s of a bigger Frankenfood phenomenonPlease forgive me for not knowing – I am old(ish) – but what’s all this on the web about the chicken video?Hi Dave. Don’t worry, it’s got nothing to do with age, and everything with ...
21:00 2019-08-26

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition war monitor, said on Monday that the troops had reached ...
16:52 2019-06-03

Infineon digs deep to buy Cypress in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal that values the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion euros ($10.1 billion) including debt, sending shares in the German company lower on concerns over the cost....
12:00 2019-06-03

From sex to money: the eight deep discussions that can save a dying relationship John and Julie Gottman have devised dates for ailing couples – but how many are ready for this level of openness and sincerity?How often do we really talk to our partners? About the big stuff, not about childcare arrangements, or what the funny noise coming from the fridge means? According to a stud...
19:52 2019-09-03

Deep-sea mining to turn oceans into ‘new industrial frontier’ Greenpeace report reveals 29 floor-exploration licences have been granted worldwideThe world’s oceans are facing a “new industrial frontier” from a fledgling deep-sea mining industry as companies line up to extract metals and minerals from some of the most important ecosystems on the planet, a repor...
08:26 2019-07-03

The chicken-stuffed deep-fried ‘Pizzadilla’ is a monstrosity It starts with a mixture of ground cumin, mustard powder, oil and brown sugar — and becomes a horrifying deep-fried pizza stuffed with barbecue chicken and cheese. Meet the “Pizzadilla” — a recently released recipe on British food news and recipe site Twisted Food that’s sinc...
04:00 2019-08-27

Ram and Silverado truck battle could mean deep discounts for consumers The intense competition over truck sales between Detroit automakers has led to deep discounts for potential consumers.       ...
15:39 2019-07-03

Scientists discover trove of ‘super-deep’ diamonds Scientists have found a trove of “super-deep” diamonds from hundreds of miles below the Earth’s surface. The diamonds were found in the Juina area of Brazil and likely came from a depth of 255 miles to 410 miles, according to an international team of researchers. A volcanic eruption brou...
10:13 2019-08-20

The US Has Allegedly Placed Malware Deep in Russia's Power Grid The U.S. has deployed “American computer code” into Russian systems operating the nation’s power grid, the New York Times reported on Saturday, as part of the Donald Trump administration’s efforts to “deploy cybertools more aggressively.”Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Solving the puzzle of deep learning with GPUs and containers GPUs are key to providing the compute power required by deep learning at scale, but can be challenging for enterprise environments, especially for on-prRead More...
15:00 2019-09-04

Deep field takes aim at dethroning defending champion U.S. The Women's World Cup will be the biggest yet, and the hardest to win. Nearly half of the 24 entrants have a shot to replace the United States as champion....
20:39 2019-06-04

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the surface of the moon, the footage was relayed to 600 million viewers – about one-fifth of humanity in 1969 – from ...
03:39 2019-07-20

Cop Carries 2 Children For 1.5 Km In Waist-Deep Floodwater In Gujarat Amid visuals of devastation across the country due to incessant rains, a video of a police official carrying two children on his shoulder while navigating through flood waters has emerged from......
15:13 2019-08-11

NASA has activated its Deep Space Atomic Clock NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock (DSAC) has been activated following a launch in June. DSAC’s technology is paving the way for autonomous deep space travel. This activation marks the start of its year-long tech demo.       ...
21:13 2019-08-27

Trump Brain Status: Deep Fried Twinkie As a Minnesotan, it pains me to say that President Donald Trump has taken aim at my beloved North Star state, continuing his ongoing racist attacks on Rep. Ilhan Omar in a grammatically troubling tweet on Tuesday....
16:39 2019-07-23

Tesla driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel A driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel of an autopilot Tesla while other motorists desperately honk to try to wake him. Footage posted to Reddit’s Idiots In Cars section shows a white Tesla moving slowly through at least three lanes of traffic, with the driver’s head slump...
17:26 2019-06-16

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
14:00 2019-07-19

'Deep state' unlikely in DC but 'permanent bureaucracy' probably exists, Brit Hume says A nefarious "deep state" likely doesn't really exist in Washington but a "permanent bureaucracy" probably does -- and that can be a good thing, Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Tuesday....
07:26 2019-05-29

Cyber firm Deep Instinct gets deal to secure HP laptops HP Inc is working with Israeli cybersecurity firm Deep Instinct to launch HP Sure Sense to prevent advanced cyber attacks, the two companies said on Tuesday....
06:13 2019-05-28

Jeffrey Epstein’s Deep Ties to Top Wall Street Figures Mr. Epstein, who has been charged with sex trafficking, did business with a prominent banker, a top private-equity executive and a hedge-fund billionaire....
23:13 2019-07-22

Clash over deep spending cuts faces another round in Alaska Alaska's governor won a showdown on Wednesday with lawmakers trying to reverse his bid to slash spending on higher education by 40%, but opponents vowed to keep fighting the unprecedented cut, which university officials have warned would wreak havoc....
06:13 2019-07-11

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next......
20:52 2019-08-23

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oceanographer, had been noticing something odd while studying the diets of tuna and other deep-diving fish. Though they lived at average depths of 1,000f...
15:52 2019-06-06

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels around 300 metres down...
16:52 2019-06-06

Zverev digs deep to reach French Open round two Alexander Zverev was made to work hard to reach the second round of the French Open, trashing a racket in frustration in a 7-6(4) 6-3 2-6 6-7(5) 6-3 win over Australian John Millman on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-05-28

Watch and listen to THX's new Deep Note trailer with spatial 3D audio THX has unveiled a new trailer for its famous "Deep Note" audio logo that lets audiences know that a theater is THX certified and also how loud it's likely to be (usually very loud). The trailer, which will be deployed in theaters around the world, s......
13:26 2019-08-21

Early EU elections results reflect U.K.’s deep divide over Brexit The tally from northeast England, the first of the U.K.'s 12 regions to report, gave the Brexit Party, launched just weeks ago, 39 per cent of the vote....
01:39 2019-05-27

Wout van Aert has operation on 'deep wound' after crashing out of Tour "Wout van Aert is out of the Tour de France after the Jumbo Visma rider crashed during the individual time trial on Friday, with his team later confirming he underwent surgery after suffering a \"deep flesh wound\"."...
22:00 2019-07-19

Rubik's Cube solved by deep learning algorithm in fraction of a second Artificial intelligence, which may at some point automate your job and can already defeat professionals in six-player poker, is now able to solve Rubik's Cube faster than any human....
23:52 2019-07-16

Heat wave before summer even starts grips Deep South COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A scorching heatwave weeks before summer starts continues in the Deep South. High temperatures were at least 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 Celsius) on Sunday in Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina; Fayetteville and Wilmington in North Carolina; Savannah and Macon in Georgia;...
20:26 2019-05-27

Scars of terrorism ‘run deep’, UN chief says, paying tribute to victims  The scars of terrorism “run deep”, and while they may fade with time, “they never disappear”, the United Nations chief said on Wednesday, in his message for the second International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism. ...
20:39 2019-08-21

Bury deadline will shift only if takeover talks are ‘very deep’, warns EFL • Club has until 11.59pm on Friday to avoid threat of expulsion• Bury owner says potential buyer has requested informationThe English Football League’s executive chair, Debbie Jevans, has maintained a firm stance on the threatened expulsion of Bury, saying that Friday’s 11:59pm deadline would be ext...
20:52 2019-08-22

In ‘Underland,’ Excellent Nature Writing From Deep, Dark Places In his latest book, the acclaimed English nature writer Robert Macfarlane goes beneath forest floors, and into sea caves and sinkholes, among other subterranean adventures....
19:26 2019-06-03

Collapse of PNG deep-sea mining venture sparks calls for moratorium Papua New Guinea out of pocket $157m from failed attempt at mining material from deep-sea vents as opponents point to environmental riskThe “total failure” of PNG’s controversial deep sea mining project Solwara 1 has spurred calls for a Pacific-wide moratorium on seabed mining for a decade.The compa...
00:52 2019-09-16

Overstock C.E.O. Takes Aim at ‘Deep State’ After Romance With Russian Agent Patrick Byrne said in an interview that he was still “quite fond” of Maria Butina, who is now in prison, and that she “should go home and be president of Russia one day.’’...
13:52 2019-08-16

Catalyst deep dive: The future of Mac software according to Apple and devs Enlarge / Twitter returns to the Mac via Apple's Project Catalyst. (credit: Apple) SAN JOSE, Calif.—When Apple revealed macOS Catalina at WWDC this month, one related announcement drew considerable interest from Mac users and developers alike: a new way to turn iPad apps into fully native Mac apps...
16:00 2019-07-01

Biden Has Deep Connection to Black Voters. Will It Translate Into Votes? The Democratic front-runner leads in the polls among African-Americans, and older black voters admire him. But it’s not “locked down,’’ said one party strategist....
08:39 2019-09-16

James Ellroy says film adaptation of LA Confidential was 'as deep as a tortilla' Speaking at Hay festival, the American crime writer has few kind words for film-makersIt won Oscars and accolades as the best film of 1997, but the crime writer James Ellroy has a different recollection of the adaptation of his novel LA Confidential. “It is about as deep as a tortilla.”“And if you w...
17:52 2019-06-02

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new terms from ‘deep state’ to ‘dad joke’ The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions....
04:52 2019-09-19

These Sumptuous Images Give Deep Space Data an Old-World Look Eleanor Lutz is a biologist with a knack for producing visually rich data visualizations. She released her latest series, Atlas of Space, this month....
14:13 2019-06-12

A ‘deep fake’ app will make us film stars – but will we regret our narcissism? Users of Zao can now add themselves into the scenes of their favourite movies. But is our desire to insert ourselves into everything putting our privacy at risk?‘You oughta be in pictures,” goes the 1934 Rudy Vallée song. And, as of last week, pretty much anyone can be. The entry requirements for be...
19:39 2019-09-04

WeWork files for IPO amid investor skepticism over deep losses Office rental company filed for initial public offering, publishing statements showing loss of almost $700m in the first half of 2019WeWork, a company that has shaken up the sleepy world of office rentals by adding a hipster aesthetic and beer taps to office life, became the latest Silicon Valley “u...
21:26 2019-08-14

For the Chao Family, Deep Ties to the World’s 2 Largest Economies The family of Elaine Chao, the transportation secretary, has forged high-level political connections not only in the United States but also in China, where their shipping business has prospered....
02:13 2019-06-03

Some deep-sea fish have evolved souped-up colour night vision Several species of fish living in the deep ocean have evolved extra copies of genes that enable them to see a range of colour hues in the near-darkness...
18:00 2019-05-21

'I took a deep breath': the 10-year-old girl who conquered Yosemite's El Capitan Selah Schneiter and her father spent five days climbing the Nose only to find when they reached the top that Selah had set a recordAscending El Capitan, a rock formation rising 3,000ft above Yosemite national park, is a daunting task for the most experienced climbers. Selah Schneiter, 10, scaled it ...
15:26 2019-06-22

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton 'We're Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out' Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out.” Deep Cotton is the duo of Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning, Janelle Monae’s longtime collaborative partners responsible for much of t...
20:52 2019-06-23

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new research from a team of scientists in Australia. R...
20:52 2019-05-31

‘Extraordinary thinning’ of ice sheets revealed deep inside Antarctica New research shows affected areas are losing ice five times faster than in the 1990s, with more than 100m of thickness gone in some placesIce losses are rapidly spreading deep into the interior of the Antarctic, new analysis of satellite data shows.The warming of the Southern Ocean is resulting in g...
22:26 2019-05-21

How the CIA and Howard Hughes dug deep to retrieve sunken Soviet ship In March 1968, Soviet submarine K-129 sank 1,560 miles northwest of Hawaii. The sub carried more than 70 crewman, none of whom survived. It also held several 4-megaton nuclear warheads and a slew of Soviet military intelligence. The Soviets spent months looking for it, to no avail. For the United St...
05:26 2019-06-21

Germany expresses 'deep shame' for Nazi destruction of Poland At an event marking the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising, Germany recognized its moral responsibility for Nazi wartime atrocities in Poland. But Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ruled out financial reparations....
09:52 2019-08-01

Felicity Huffman: ‘Deep and abiding shame’ over college plot Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman to a month in jail for her role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal...
08:52 2019-09-07

Votto, VanMeter go deep, Reds beat sinking Diamondbacks 4-3 Joey Votto and Josh VanMeter homered, Luis Castillo pitched five solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3       ...
09:26 2019-09-14

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign that the planned project will face deep scrutiny....
17:13 2019-07-02

Canada’s nuclear waste to be buried in deep underground repository While nuclear energy has been well contained in reactors, Canada is left with a big problem that everyone saw coming: the hazard posed by nuclear waste....
23:13 2019-05-29

NASA’s deep-space mission to a $10 quintillion all-metal world The unique metal asteroid Psyche may be a space miner's fantasy – but there are better reasons to want to visit it, says mission leader Lindy Elkins-Tanton...
15:00 2019-05-21

Uber's IPO underwriters recommend buying, estimate deep losses Underwriters of Uber Technologies' initial public offering on Tuesday overwhelmingly recommended the company's shares, even as they estimated deeper losses than previously expected for the ride-hailing service this year....
22:52 2019-06-04

3rd mysterious deep-space flash traced to host galaxy Astronomers just pinpointed the source galaxy of another fast radio burst (FRB), suggesting that these brief and bizarre cosmic blasts may not remain mysterious for much longer....
13:13 2019-07-04

137 More Giant Artifacts Found in Deep Forest Around the Plain of Jars The Plain of Jars in the Xieng Khouang plain of Laos is a curious phenomenon that has had archaeologists and the like scratching their heads for years. The unusual site has thousands of megalithic stone jars scattered across nearly one hundred sites deep in the mountains of northern Laos, and has fa...
14:39 2019-05-21

Chill out! The 10 rules for a perfect fridge – from egg storage to deep cleaning How cold should your fridge be? How often does it need to be emptied? And is it safe to keep open tins of food in it? Here is a guide to keeping it coolWith a smile and a bin liner, Marie Kondo is about to descend on your fridge. An Instagram story from her lifestyle brand KonMari.com yesterday rule...
17:26 2019-08-08

Teenager Gauff digs deep to continue dream run at Wimbledon Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff clawed her way back from a set and 5-2 down and saved two match points to beat Slovenia's Polona Hercog 3-6 7-6(7) 7-5 on Friday and reach the Wimbledon fourth round....
22:13 2019-07-05

| Fallout runs deep as Salah, Egypt flop at Cup of Nations After his tale of redemption with Liverpool this season, Mohamed Salah was instead left in disbelief once more as Egypt crashed out of their own Africa Cup of Nations....
16:13 2019-07-07

Choosing Which Switch Games To Delete For Space Causes Me Deep Dread Every time I obtain a new Switch game from Nintendo’s eShop, I worry. Will this be the one that forces me to archive or delete something else from my SD memory card in order to make room, and if so, how am I supposed to choose?...
02:13 2019-08-17

Video shows rodent leaping into deep fryer at Whataburger Eat your heart out, pizza rat. A Texas rodent was caught on camera jumping into a deep fryer at a Whataburger over the weekend. Facebook user Brushawn Lewis posted the footage on his page Saturday, saying: “This s–t is crazy.” “I’m at whataburger in Bastrop Tx. It’...
08:39 2019-09-03

James Harden And Chris Paul Need Some Deep Breaths And A Long Hug A new report from Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports adds some gory detail to previous rumblings of a civil war between Chris Paul and James Harden. Goodwill’s sources describe the relationship between the Rockets’ stars as “unsalvageable,” and add that “Chris doesn’t respect James’ standing in the le...
02:13 2019-06-19

Kevin Durant’s first words after Achilles injury: ‘I’m hurting deep’ The Warriors’ win eased a small portion of Kevin Durant’s injury pain. Durant wasn’t on the ScotiaBank Arena floor to witness Golden State hold on to beat the Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. He left early on crutches and in a walking boot after suffering an Achilles inju...
09:00 2019-06-11

Overstock CEO resigns after his 'deep state' comments sparked stock selloff The outspoken CEO of online home goods retailer Overstock.com resigned Thursday, days after he issued a press release entitled "Comments on Deep State" that claimed he helped the FBI carry out "political espionage."...
22:52 2019-08-22

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
15:39 2019-05-21

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war....
14:00 2019-09-19

Thredbo search: man and 10-year-old daughter found after going missing in deep snow ‘Massive’ operation had been launched after pair separated from their group while snowboardingA man and his 10-year old-daughter who were missing in dangerous conditions at the Thredbo snowfields in New South Wales have been found safe, according to emergency services.NSW police said they had locate...
14:39 2019-08-12

Review: Deep Dish Pizzas At UNO Chicago Bar & Grill Are Sure To Make You Crave For More Boasting of freshest ingredients and artisanal craft quality of food and beverages, the restaurant claims to have invented deep dish pizzas, which also happen to be one of the most iconic dishes on......
08:00 2019-08-09

A Boeing code leak exposes security flaws deep in a 787’s guts Enlarge / American Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft with registration N818AL landing at Athens International Airport. (credit: Nur Photo | Getty Images) Late one night last September, security researcher Ruben Santamarta sat in his home office in Madrid and partook in some creative googli...
18:26 2019-08-09

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of "Deep State," and investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
09:13 2019-08-23

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong following and an expanded lore. So, what does Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance bring to this g...
03:00 2019-08-22

Temps reach 100 degrees as heat records fall in Deep South SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The unofficial start of summer feels more like its blistering peak in parts of the Deep South, where temperatures at or near 100 degrees are setting heat records during the Memorial Day weekend. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory Sunday for about 20 counties in ...
23:00 2019-05-26

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

US, Chinese Trade Deputies Face Off In Washington Amid Deep Differences US and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks for the first time in nearly two months on Thursday, as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy......
03:00 2019-09-20

US and Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war....
08:26 2019-09-19

THX's New Deep Note Trailer Brings Back All the Movie Theater Feels Do you remember how disappointed you were, years ago, when you got to the theater only to find out the THX showing of the movie you came to see was sold out? THX-approved cinemas are few and far between now, but they’re still out there, and will soon be playing a new version of the brand’s iconic De...
03:00 2019-08-22

NASA’s atomic clock to navigate future deep space missions As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a crew alive and well for a long-haul space mission is goi...
19:39 2019-06-18

'Racism rot is deep' in Italian football, says anti-discriminatory body Fare Italian football authorities and their disciplinary systems to combat racism are "not fit for purpose", says the chief of anti-discriminatory body Fare....
15:26 2019-09-18

2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past We will start to learn what a host of ancient animal and early human remains really are, thanks to new techniques for analysing tiny fragments of fossil remains...
17:39 2019-05-21

John Oliver's Best Deep Dives on the PCAs-Nominated Last Week Tonight If there is one person we wish we had back when we were in our high school civics class, it's John Oliver. After all, the hilarious comedian has a knack for taking dense political......
19:39 2019-09-20

Europe stay level-headed as Hall and Boutier dig deep in Solheim Cup • Europe and US tied 8-8 with 12 individual matches to go• Georgia Hall and Céline Boutier win after trailing by four shotsCatriona Matthew can take solace from the fact golf is not played on paper. Bare statistics heavily suggested a gap in quality in favour of the United States over Europe in the ...
03:13 2019-09-15

Sharks use a special kind of protein to glow green in deep water Chain catsharks and swell sharks have evolved a special way to glow-in-the-dark skin that is completely different from other biofluorescent marine animals...
20:13 2019-08-08

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns in wake of "deep state" remarks "If the hors d’oeuvre that was served recently caused the market such indigestion, it is not going to be in shareholder interest for me to be around if and when any main course is served," Byrne wrote to shareholders....
01:39 2019-08-23

Trump’s Refugee Cuts Threaten Deep Consequences at Home and Abroad Sure, countries take in people displaced by warfare out of humanitarian concerns. But they also have a more practical goal: preventing still-worse conflicts....
20:00 2019-09-11

"Deep-Rooted Hinduphobia": Sena Member Files Case Against Netflix A member of the Shiv Sena IT Cell has filed a police complaint against Netflix alleging that the US-based online streaming service is "defaming Hindus and India" through shows hosted on its platform....
11:52 2019-09-04

Deep Discounts by Food Apps Cannibalising Dine-in Restaurants: CCI Study The deep discounts doled out by the online food aggregators are cannibalising dine-in restaurants and the burden is shifting to restaurants, interim findings from a report by the Competition......
11:13 2019-09-04

England dig deep in pointless cause – but greater tests are in store | Sean Ingle The players looked jaded against the Swiss and should have been on the beach after an impressive seasonOn a soporific summer’s day in Guimarães one word reverberated in the mind like a mantra. Why? Why were England playing in one of the more pointless matches in international football history, when ...
00:00 2019-06-10

Rat jumps into deep fryer at Whataburger in Texas, viral video shows The video shows a tiny rat seemingly scurrying on a kitchen counter allegedly located in a Whataburger in Bastrop, Texas.       ...
03:13 2019-09-04

Loss of deep-soil water triggered forest die-off in Sierra Nevada Trees in the alpine forests of California's Sierra Nevada mountain range suffered a massive die-off as a result of the loss of deep-soil water, according to a new study....
20:52 2019-07-02

Sodden World Cup opening ceremony puts anticipation in deep freeze The curtain-raiser to this summer’s cricket showpiece took place in miserable conditions in front of a sparse crowdOf course it rained. A cold, steady, dispiriting drizzle immediately familiar to anyone who has ever weathered an English summer. It made the World Cup opening ceremony feel a little dr...
22:26 2019-05-29

Baldur's Gate 3 aims to pay deep respect to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons During PC Gamer's PC Gaming Show 2019 event at E3 2019, game developer Larian Studios took the stage to share more details about Baldur's Gate 3, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC game series of all time.Studio founder and creative director Swen Vincke, and...
02:52 2019-06-11

The Deep-Sea Explorer Who Found the Titanic Wreck Is Now Searching for Amelia Earhart BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The deep-sea explorer who discovered the wrecked Titanic is tackling an aviation mystery: Amelia Earhart’s disappearance. Robert Ballard and a National Geographic expedition will search for her plane next month near a Pacific Ocean atoll that’s part of the P...
15:00 2019-07-24

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs Apple has dramatically enhanced the Voice Control feature it debuted years ago with the iPhone 3GS, bringing offline OS-wide control to most of its devices.Read More...
19:52 2019-06-10

Shark swallowed whole by giant fish during ‘startling’ deep-sea feeding frenzy “This rare and startling event leaves us with more questions than answers, but such is the nature of scientific exploration,” Peter Auster, a senior research scientist at the Mystic Aquarium said....
21:39 2019-07-09

'Cyberpunk 2077' video offers a 'deep dive' on playing styles CD Projekt Red has a lot more to show of Cyberpunk 2077 than its initial gameplay video and Keanu Reeves' character. The studio has published a 14-minute "deep dive" clip that explores the dilapidated Pacific district and, crucially, the ways that e......
06:39 2019-09-01

Teenager Gauff digs deep to reach Wimbledon fourth round Teenaged prodigy Cori Gauff reached Wimbledon's fourth round on Friday, clawing her way back from a set and 5-2 down to beat Slovenia's Polona Hercog 3-6 7-6(7) 7-5....
21:52 2019-07-05

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as increasingly violent protests enter their eleventh weekend....
05:00 2019-08-17

Going deep on sleep: What happened when Fitbit CEO put Premium service to a pillow test Fitbit Premium put the CEO to sleep, and that's a good thing. Here's how it may help you get a better night's rest, too.       ...
17:13 2019-08-28

NASA selects proposals for smallsats built to study deep space NASA is expanding plans to use small satellites (aka smallsats) to explore the Solar System. The agency has picked two proposals for smallsat technology that would improve observations in deep space, where they could help improve models that predict......
09:13 2019-08-19

Ex-Overstock CEO claims Russian spy tryst was part of ‘deep state’ plot The former head of Overstock who claimed he was romantically involved with a Russian spy said the FBI made him sleep with the flame-haired secret agent. Patrick Byrne, the ex-CEO of Overstock.com, insisted the alleged tryst with Maria Butina was part of a “deep state” government conspira...
08:26 2019-08-24

Adrian Peterson deep in debt despite earning $99m after 'trusting wrong people' Washington running back involved in three lawsuitsSeven-time Pro Bowler is eighth leading rusher of all timeFinancial problems continue to mount for Washington running back Adrian Peterson, who is being sued for failure to repay a $5.2m loan, according to a report published on Tuesday in The Athleti...
15:26 2019-07-24

Toy Story 4's director and producer on their favorite deep-cut easter eggs from the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the director Josh Cooley and producer Mark Nielsen to talk...
21:39 2019-06-21

FIFA Claims Deep Pool of Bidders for 2023 Women’s World Cup The enthusiasm is the latest sign of growing interest and potential investment in the women’s game, but one of the countries on FIFA’s list says it has no plans to bid....
00:00 2019-08-20

Report: Trent Williams's Beef With The Skins Runs Pretty Deep Offensive lineman Trent Williams’s holdout from Washington’s training camp doesn’t look like it’s going to end anytime soon. But Williams’s issues with the Skins appear to date back much further than previously believed, and the relationship may indeed be broken beyond repair....
01:26 2019-08-02

Juul Is in Deep Shit With the FDA for Claiming Its Vape Products Were Safer Than Cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to Juul over its marketing practices and representing its products as less harmful than traditional cigarettes, the agency announced this week. The FDA’s warning came with the threat of pulling Juul products from sale if it fails to comply with the a...
12:39 2019-09-10

Jazz musician Mark G. Meadows jams deep into the night on his D.C. Dream Day The D.C.-based composer, pianist and vocalist, who recently released the EP "Be the Change," also hits up some old haunts on his perfect day in the District....
23:39 2019-07-31

An Alligator Captivates Chicago from Deep Inside a West Side Lagoon Chicago is hardly alligator country, which makes the spotting of a four-feet-long creature in a city park all the more fascinating to residents. “Chance the Snapper,” they named him....
05:13 2019-07-12

This girthy penis is buried deep inside the Ethereum blockchain (NSFW) The Ethereum blockchain doesn’t just power one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies — it now perpetually verifies the existence of a girthy dong. That’s right. Swedish conceptual artists Ida Jonsson and Simon Saarinen say they’ve buried the first ASCII peen inside an Ethereum transaction, re...
15:26 2019-06-05

Newly identified weird deep-sea shark squirts glowing fluid Scientists have determined that the second pocket shark ever to be captured does, in fact, represent a new species.       ...
22:00 2019-07-22

Bernie Sanders has 'deep sense of satisfaction' his positions are now 'centrist' among Dems Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, expressed he had "a deep sense of satisfaction" that the Democratic Party have embraced positions he previously held during the 2016 election. ...
16:39 2019-07-11

AI applications, chips, deep tech, and geopolitics in 2019: The stakes have never been higher The state of AI in 2019 report analysis with report author, AI expert, and venture capitalist Nathan Benaich continues. High-profile applications, funding, and the politics of AI...
15:13 2019-07-11

Scottish girl is world's youngest deep brain stimulation patient Two-year-old has had brain surgery to treat spasms, raising hopes for other childrenA two year-old girl from Glasgow has become the youngest person in the world to undergo brain surgery that doctors say could help limit severe disability among children afflicted by uncontrollable body movements.Vikt...
21:13 2019-07-10

The Overstock CEO Resigned Claiming ‘Deep State’ Conspiracy and a Relationship With a Russian Spy. Here’s What to Know The CEO of online home goods seller Overstock resigned Thursday, following comments alleging that the FBI had directed him to pursue an intimate relationship with the convicted Russian agent Maria Butina as an informant. Patrick Byrne, 57, had on Aug. 12 issued a bizarre statement through Overstock ...
01:13 2019-08-24

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
14:13 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
13:26 2019-05-22

Microsoft unveils deep dive into cloud gaming with its own Google Stadia competitor Just days after Google unveiled new details about Stadia, Microsoft gave a preview of cloud streaming service Project xCloud at its annual E3 conference....
05:00 2019-06-10

Opinion: Antonio Brown saga must leave Raiders with deep regret for teaming up with WR The Raiders haven't even kicked off their season, yet Antonio Brown's future with the team looks uncertain. How did it all go south so quickly?       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

Russia expresses 'deep regret' over South Korea airspace violation, Seoul says Russia expressed “deep regret” over one of its warplanes entering into South Korea’s airspace during its first joint air patrol with China Tuesday and promised to launch an investigation into the incident, South Korea’s presidential office said Wednesday....
12:13 2019-07-24

Magnificent Madrazo digs deep to deliver one-two for Burgos as Lopez takes back red "Spaniard Angel Madrazo won the first summit finish of La Vuelta from the break in a sensational one-two for Burgos-BH in Stage 5 as Colombia’s Miguel Angel Lopez moved back into the race lead after a timely attack on the Alto de Javalambre."...
02:26 2019-08-29

Good Omens' first great episode dives deep into its best relationship—then blows it all to hell It was at the 15-minute mark—when I realized that “Hard Times” was still barreling through its funny, fascinating, far-flung, ambitious, and all-around excellent cold open, with no apparent sign of stopping—that I really started to wonder just how far this episode could take its central conceit. Obv...
21:00 2019-06-02

Trump declares victory over ‘Deep State’ as court tosses challenge over his businesses President Trump scored a big win on Wednesday when the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to throw out a case that accused him of violating the Constitution through earnings from D.C. businesses including the Trump International Hotel....
19:26 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war....
15:39 2019-09-19

Deep budget cuts put University of Alaska in crisis mode; 'grappling with survival' The University of Alaska board of regents, facing deep budget cuts exacted by the governor that will eliminate about 40% of the university's state funding, voted at an emergency meeting on Monday to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization....
00:39 2019-07-23

NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock leaves Earth on June 24th NASA JPL's Deep Space Atomic Clock, the navigation clock that could lead to self-driving spacecraft, is finally heading to space. The toaster-sized device will fly on the Orbital Test Bed satellite, which will be ferried to orbit along with two dozen......
14:52 2019-06-19

Viral deep-fried 'Pizzadilla' grosses out the Internet: 'I'm gonna have a nightmare tonight' Pizza is great. Quesadillas are delicious. Deep fried food is wonderful. Combining all three into one monster dish, however, might be taking things a little too far....
20:52 2019-08-28

'We had to dig deep': Tammy Abraham on Aston Villa's promotion to the Premier League – video Aston Villa are back in the top flight after beating Derby County 2-1 in the Championship play-off final. Goals either side of half-time saw the midlands club promoted after three years out of the Premier League. Prince William and John Carew hugged one another in the stands while Jack Grealish and ...
01:39 2019-05-28

Young girl bitten by shark in knee-deep water at Florida beach A 9-year-old girl was bitten in the leg by a shark in knee-deep water while on vacation with her family in Florida, a report said. The girl, Maggie Crum, was in the water off the coast of New Smyrna Beach on Friday morning when she felt a sharp pain in her leg, the Today Show......
04:00 2019-08-20

‘Deep sadness’ at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed the passing of Director General Yukiya Amano, with “deepest sadness”....
19:00 2019-07-22

Emperor Naruhito voices 'deep remorse' 74 years after Japan's WWII surrender Japanese Emperor Naruhito apologized and expressed deep sorrow to the world Thursday on the 74th anniversary of Tokyo's surrender to Allied forces during World War II....
15:26 2019-08-16

Suspected mob boss killer thought victim was ‘prominent member of the deep state’ The man accused of gunning down a Mafia kingpin on Staten Island wasn’t intending to kill a mob boss that day, his lawyer says. In his eyes, Anthony Comello was taking out “a prominent member of the deep state” — whom he allegedly tried to “arrest” at first. “He a...
10:13 2019-07-22

Deep dives into DuckTales' dreams deliver delightful, droll, and dark discoveries My favorite animated show tropes of all time are “it’s all in your head” stories, where the setting is either a dream or mental-excursion of sorts, where everything is malleable and changing, and evil forces come across as amorphous and every-present, creepily manifesting in imaginative ways. One of...
06:26 2019-09-06

Overstock CEO Resigns to Focus on Career as Deep State Intelligence Asset, One Assumes Online furniture salesman Patrick Byrne stunned investors and anyone who’s ever tried to buy a cheap mid-century modern couch by publicly claiming in a cryptic statement about the “deep state” to have repeatedly assisted the “Men in Black” in government investigations.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-23

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
04:00 2019-06-07

Evermore Global Value Fund Finds European Stocks Selling At A Deep Discount David Marcus, portfolio manager of the Evermore Global Value Fund, is a deep diving value investor, looking for cheap stocks with catalysts to pull value out of the stocks. He's beaten his benchmark for the 1-year, 3-year and 5-year periods and he's currently invested 70% of his fund in Europe....
15:39 2019-05-21

West Virginia Sen. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, who always complains about being in the Senate, has reportedly decided to stay put rather than make a bid for a second stint as West Virginia governor, which he has said is the “best job in the world.” Congratulations to him on his continued faux-unhappiness....
18:52 2019-09-03

Chicago cops have ‘deep mistrust’ of state’s attorney’s office, police union says in letter Citing what it described as a “deep mistrust,” the union representing Chicago police officers called this week for a special prosecutor for any Cook County, Ill., case in which a police officer is a victim of a crime or has been charged with misconduct....
13:00 2019-07-03

Cruz: 'The deep state' is working overtime to salvage Obama's Iran nuclear deal Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz claimed on Tuesday that "the deep state" within the Treasury and State Departments trying to undermine the Trump administration's efforts to counter Iran....
07:39 2019-09-04

US Open: Fans with deep pockets springing for Honey Deuce, other high-priced concessions Among the expensive concessions at the US Open is the Honey Deuce, a vodka-infused cocktail topped with a melon ball served in a souvenir plastic cup.       ...
21:39 2019-09-03

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

Deep Snow Cover In Arctic Region Intensifies Heat Waves In Europe: Study Frequent heat waves have been recorded in the European continent and Northeast Asia lately and researchers in a new study have uncovered the reason behind this phenomenon. According to the study, deep......
02:39 2019-09-01

Cap off Shark Week with a mathematical model of Stellan Skarsgård's Deep Blue Sea death scene As always, the end of another year’s Shark Week is an opportunity to look back fondly on big toothy fish and the ridiculous ways in which our best-loved art and entertainment has run roughshod over natural science to make sharks seem even scarier than they already are....
02:13 2019-08-02

European Leaders Call for Urgent Meeting on ‘Deep Concern’ About Iran’s Nuclear Power (PARIS) — European parties to a nuclear deal with Iran say they have “deep concern” that Iran has begun enriching uranium to a higher purity than allowed under the agreement and are calling for an urgent meeting of all involved in the accord. In a joint statement Tuesday by Germany...
16:13 2019-07-09

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
01:26 2019-06-07

New York mob boss slaying a result of gunman's 'deep state' obsession, defense attorney says The brazen March murder of a New York Mafia boss was reportedly driven by the young gunman’s delusional obsession with online right-wing conspiracy theories and resulted from his desire to root out and arrest members of the so-called "deep state," according to court papers filed last week....
18:52 2019-07-22

Week 3 fantasy football deep sleepers: Vikings' Kirk Cousins could have field day vs. Raiders Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins will go up against the Oakland Raiders, who have the NFL's bottom-ranked passing defense.       ...
00:00 2019-09-21

We Analyzed How the “Great Replacement” and Far Right Ideas Spread Online. The Trends Reveal Deep Concerns. “We are being replaced,” the Belgian politician Dries van Langenhove repeatedly posted on social media this Spring. Despite his use of words echoing the rhetoric found in two recent terrorist manifestos, his far-right party Vlaams Belang (“Flemish Interest”) made historic gai...
14:39 2019-07-18

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international business hub....
19:26 2019-06-07

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Deep Dive Into My Favorite Light Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: A Deep Dive Into My Favorite Light Novel/Anime Hanamonogatari • Men In Black: International Wasn’t Good But It Wasn’t Terrible • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - Chapter 57: End Of The Line, Pt 1 • The Heyday Of Rentals...
16:52 2019-07-15

UN committed ‘to support the Libyan people’ as Guterres departs ‘with deep concern and a heavy heart’ The United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the divided country can “avoid a bloody confrontation” in and around the capital Tripoli....
14:52 2019-05-21

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
13:26 2019-05-22

Who are you and why are you leaving old TVs on porches in Virginia? Residents in Virginia remain bewildered after a mysterious person with a TV on their head placed out-dated televisions on the doorsteps of more than 50 homes in Henrico County. The bandit (of sorts) struck this weekend, The Washington Post reports. P......
03:00 2019-08-15

'Finding Your Roots' host Gates on Trump tweet: 'Go home? Guess what? We're all home' 'Finding Your Roots' host Henry Louis Gates Jr. rejected divisive questions about American identity: "We're all home. This is our home."        ...
17:52 2019-07-31

Knee-deep flooding jams transit, swamps battered Brooklyn, darkens parts of New Jersey Trains and planes were delayed while cars and pedestrians slogged through knee-deep water in Brooklyn as flooding swept through parts of the borough.        ...
17:13 2019-07-23

Week 2 fantasy football deep sleepers: Don't overlook Derek Carr in shootout with Chiefs Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr will have to throw plenty to keep up with Kansas City's potent offense; WR DK Metcalf looks like Seahawks' best deep threat.       ...
16:00 2019-09-13

Shark swallowed whole during rare deep-sea feeding frenzy off South Carolina coast, video shows Researchers exploring the depths of the ocean off the coast of South Carolina recorded a rare sight last month when they stumbled upon a shark feeding frenzy that had a surprise ending....
00:39 2019-07-09

In This Excerpt From Chuck Wendig's New Sci-Fi Thriller, Wanderers, a Scientist Begins to Realize the World's in Deep Trouble Chuck Wendig is a name you’ll recognize if you’re a fan of Star Wars novels (or follow the ins and outs of Star Wars comics). But he also does plenty of work beyond the galaxy far, far, away—including his epic new sci-fi thriller, Wanderers, which is coming to shelves this week. io9 has a very intri...
03:52 2019-07-02

They, themself: Merriam-Webster adds nonbinary pronouns to dictionary. Also added: vacay, deep state The latest edition of the Merriam-Webster dictionary adds terms such as "they" and "themself" as singular pronouns.        ...
23:13 2019-09-17

Texas Whataburger Location Reopens After Viral Video Shows Mouse Jumping Into Deep Fryer A Whataburger location in Bastrop, Texas has reopened after a disturbing video went viral over the weekend. Facebook user Brushawn Lewis captured footage of a mouse in the food prep area of the restaurant on Saturday. But it gets so much worse than a mouse just waltzing through the burger joint.Rea...
15:39 2019-09-03

Dog gone: healthy pet put down in Virginia so it can be buried with owner Debate rages after dog was euthanised according to owner’s dying wishThe unusual death of a woman’s dog in Virginia has sparked outcry and a debate over whether it is ok to kill a healthy pet and bury it with its owner according to their dying wish.Emma, a shih tzu mix, was euthanised and cremated i...
08:52 2019-05-23

No. 21 Virginia meets state foe ODU for first time Only about 160 miles of Interstate 64 separate the schools, but No. 21 Virginia and visiting Old Dominion will meet for the first time on the gridiron Saturday night in Charlottesville, Va....
05:13 2019-09-18

12 Victims ID’d In Virginia Beach Shooting Virginia Beach Police Chief James Cervera speaks at a news conference on a shooting at a municipal building, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Virginia Beach, Va. Authorities identified the suspect as DeWayne Craddock, a longtime city employee who opened fire at the building Friday before police shot and k...
16:13 2019-06-01

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe becomes CNN commentator RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has joined CNN as a commentator two months after announcing he would not run for president in 2020. McAuliffe made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter , saying he would begin by speaking on politics and the economy in a segment the next day. ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Breaking: Something Bad Is Happening in Virginia [Updated] To commemorate the quadricentennial anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans in America, we imagined what it would be like to cover that late August day when the first slave ship landed on the shores of the place now known as Hampton, Va....
15:52 2019-08-20

Photos from the Virginia Beach shooting On Friday, May 31 a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach that left at least 11 people dead. The gunman is also dead.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of having sex with his teenage secretary is facing an independent challenger after recently winning a Democratic primary contest. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ...
13:26 2019-06-19

The Next Front in the Fight Over Gun Control? Virginia The state’s elections in November will test the potency of gun rights as a voting issue. Democrats are looking to take power and enact gun control legislation next year....
03:13 2019-08-10

Virginia Lt. Gov. lawyers ask for sex assault investigation RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have sent letters to prosecutors in three states asking them to open a criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations against him. In copies of the letter obtained Wednesday by news outlets, Fairfax’s lawyers asked distr...
17:13 2019-06-13

Miami beats Virginia 10-3 at ACC Tournament Adrian Del Castillo homered, Freddy Zamora drove in three runs and Miami beat Virginia 10-3 at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

Shooter kills 11 in Virginia Beach Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in Virginia Beach. Police in the eastern US state said the gunman was also killed....
08:13 2019-06-01

Virginia man bit off and swallowed grandfather’s fingertip ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been tried by a judge after biting off his grandfather’s fingertip and swallowing it during an argument. The digit was never recovered. The Roanoke Times reports 23-year-old Aaron Michael Adams was charged with malicious wounding and aggravated malicious ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Secrets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Britain) ...
06:52 2019-07-24

Fantasy football Week 1 deep sleepers: Strike gold with San Francisco 49ers' Matt Breida Fantasy teams looking for low-cost additions in Week 1 should consider San Francisco's leading rusher from last season and the Colts' new starting QB.       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

Darth Vader's birthplace found? Evidence of dangerous volcano, lava world spotted in deep space Researchers believe they have discovered what they describe as "the first volcanically active exomoon," a celestial body eerily reminiscent of the tiny, fiery "Star Wars" planet, Mustafar, where Anakin Skywalker turned into Darth Vader....
19:26 2019-08-30

Couples in Virginia Can Marry Without Disclosing Their Race The attorney general said denying a marriage license for a couple’s refusal to disclose their race poses “serious constitutional questions.” New forms include a “declined to answer” option....
20:00 2019-09-17

Virginia man home again as deportation fight continues ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia man whose deportation to Israel was reversed last week is home again. Immigration attorney Patrick Taurel says Abdelhaleem Ashqar was home in Alexandria on Friday following his release from a detention center in Bowling Green, Virginia. The 60-year-old rece...
02:26 2019-06-15

Remains identified as those of missing Virginia woman RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The state medical examiner has identified human remains found last week as those of a Virginia woman missing since last month. News outlets report the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Richmond says the remains are those of 43-year-old Amy Renee Fabian of Cumberland County...
20:39 2019-06-03

4 dead, 8 hurt in church van crash in Virginia Four people were killed and eight hurt in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot Tuesday night when a pickup truck hit it. The van flipped several times. (May 29)        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

Marquette star Hauser transferring to Virginia CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Marquette star Sam Hauser is transferring to national champion Virginia. Coach Tony Bennett made the announcement Friday. Hauser will practice with the Cavaliers in the coming year, but won’t use his final year of eligibility until the 2020-21 season. The 6-foot-8 H...
21:00 2019-05-31

BC-WV–West Virginia News Coverage Advisory 9 am, WV Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in West Virginia. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the Charleston bureau at 304-346-0897 or chwpr@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publicatio...
16:39 2019-06-21

All 12 Virginia Beach massacre victims identified Virginia Beach officials have identified the 12 victims of the mass shooting at the city’s municipal building. One of those killed when a disgruntled employee opened fire was a contractor in the building to get a permit, Herbert “Bert” Snelling, from Virginia Beach. Five of the victims worked in the...
16:26 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach shooting victims identified 12 people were killed in a shooting Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. On Saturday, city officials named them, and showed their photos. (June 1)        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Families sue Libyan commander who once lived in Virginia ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Libyan-American who once lived in northern Virginia and now commands an army vying for control of his native country has been accused in a civil lawsuit of war crimes. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by Libyan family members who say their loved ones were killed when forces c...
22:39 2019-06-27

Virginia star moving up on some NBA Draft boards De’Andre Hunter, after winning a national championship with Virginia, is ready to take the next step in his career at the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday night at Barclays Center. “I think I know what it takes to win at a high level,” Hunter said Wednesday. “You’ve just got to play where you’re at and......
07:39 2019-06-20

Virginia Beach shooting: What we know about the motive, the victims 12 people were killed Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. The suspected shooter was a 15-year veteran of public works. Here's what we know.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

GOP-led Virginia Legislature abruptly adjourns gun session Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday without taking any action and postponed any movement on gun control until after the November election....
22:26 2019-07-09

Virginia man back in US after court questions deportation A northern Virginia man who says he fears torture at the hands of Israeli authorities is back in the U.S. after a judge's order forced immigration authorities to reverse his deportation and bring him back from Israel before he ever got off the plane....
15:52 2019-06-08

Probe done on blackface photo in Virginia gov’s yearbook NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm has completed its investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Eastern Virginia Medical School said in a statement Tuesday that the findings will be announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The independent inve...
17:52 2019-05-21

Former world champion Whitaker dies after being hit in Virginia Former U.S. world champion Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker has died after being hit by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia, according to police. He was 55....
21:00 2019-07-15

11 killed, 6 hurt in shooting in Virginia Beach Police say 11 people have been killed and six others injured in a mass shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach. (May 31)        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

At least 11 killed in Virginia Beach mass shooting: What we know A shooter opened fire workers at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 11 people and wounding others. Here's what we know so far.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

HIV cases rising in West Virginia county HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently known in West Virginia — is up to 49 confirmed cas...
15:26 2019-05-27

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The Democratic attorney general said criminal prosecut...
05:52 2019-06-16

Oklahoma St. tops W. Virginia 5-2 in Big 12 title game OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Standlee gave up one run in seven innings to help Oklahoma State defeat West Virginia 5-2 in the Big 12 Tournament title game on Sunday. The third-seeded Cowboys (36-18) won their third tournament title overall and their second in three years. Fourth-seeded West Virginia (...
04:39 2019-05-27

Quadroon? Moor? Virginia Sued for Making Those Who Wed Say What They Are A state law in Virginia requiring applicants for marriage licenses to specify their race is useless, offensive and unconstitutional, a federal lawsuit says....
01:13 2019-09-09

Motive still a mystery in Virginia Beach shooting Cops in Virginia Beach are still probing why an engineer in the town’s public works department showed up to work with two .45 caliber handguns and methodically gunned down his co-workers, officials said Saturday. “I can’t confirm that,” Police Chief James Cervera said at a Sa...
23:13 2019-06-01

The Latest: Gun advocate calls ‘baloney’ on Virginia gov. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on plans by Virginia’s governor to call a special legislative session on gun control (all times local): 10 a.m. A top gun rights advocate in Virginia says Gov. Ralph Northam’s plan for a special legislative session on gun control is “political ...
16:13 2019-06-04

Virginia man bit off, swallowed grandfather’s fingertip during fight ROANOKE, Va. — A Virginia man has been tried by a judge after biting off his grandfather’s fingertip and swallowing it during an argument. The digit was never recovered. The Roanoke Times reports 23-year-old Aaron Michael Adams was charged with malicious wounding and aggravated malicious...
00:39 2019-06-11

What we know about the suspect in the Virginia Beach shooting that killed 12 Virginia Beach Police identified DeWayne Craddock, a public utilities engineer, as the the suspect in a shooting in Virginia Beach that killed 12.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

12 victims identified in Virginia Beach shooting All but one of the 12 victims killed Friday in nation's deadliest shooting of the year worked for the city.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)        ...
19:39 2019-06-01

Storm Could Swamp the Coast From Florida to Virginia The National Hurricane Center warned of “life-threatening” storm surge along hundreds of miles of the Southeast coast, even before the storm’s high winds arrive....
16:00 2019-09-05

Virginia Beach shooting leaves at least 11 dead According to Virginia Beach's police chief, a disgruntled city employee opened fire at the municipal center in Virginia Beach, killing 11 people and wounding at least six others.        ...
03:26 2019-06-01

Virginia-Pittsburgh opener highlights Week 1 in ACC The Atlantic Coast Conference schedule begins in earnest with a matchup of last year's Coastal Division champion and its preseason favorite when Pittsburgh plays host to Virginia       ...
18:00 2019-08-29

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. (AP) — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it was hit by a pickup truck hauling metal. A state ...
15:00 2019-05-29

Volvo plant may anchor Virginia R&D corridor Volvo Trucks plans to invest $400 million in its 40-year-old Virginia manufacturing site, and local leaders see it as an opportunity to anchor a new r&d corridor....
15:13 2019-09-08

Hurricane Dorian: Nearly 350,000 without power in Carolinas, Virginia More than 343,000 households were without power in the Carolinas and Virginia early Friday due to Hurricane Dorian, which is now moving rapidly up along the East Coast....
19:52 2019-09-06

Missouri tries to rebound against rebuilding West Virginia Missouri struggled to shut down the run in a stunning upset loss at Wyoming last weekend, while West Virginia is coming off a nip-and-tuck win over James Madison       ...
16:00 2019-09-06

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04