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Surfer in denim shorts defies passport theft and hurricane to win on borrowed board

Italo Ferreira needed to compete to be eligible for Tokyo 2020Arrived just in time and won heat wearing denim shortsRobbed of his passport in the USA, delayed by a hurricane as he entered Japan, Italo...

Surfer in denim shorts defies passport theft and hurricane to win on borrowed board

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Jeffrey Epstein: diamonds, cash and fake passport found in raid, prosecutors say Two accusers ask judge not to release him before trial in emotional pleas and prosecutors say case is getting ‘stronger by the day’Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers offered emotional entreaties in court on Monday, asking a judge not to release the financier before his trial on sex trafficking charges. Re...
19:52 2019-07-15

Rocketman Lashley defies low ranking to grab lead in Detroit Nate Lashley defied his lowly world ranking and made the most of his late addition to the Rocket Mortgage Classic field as he grabbed a one-shot lead after the first round at the Detroit Golf Club on Thursday....
05:13 2019-06-28

Second migrant rescue boat defies Salvini and docks in Italy Mediterranea’s Italian-flagged Alex arrives in Lampedusa with 41 shipwrecked migrantsA charity rescue vessel brought 41 shipwrecked migrants into port in Lampedusa on Saturday, the second boat to defy far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini’s bid to close Italian ports to them.Mediterranea’s Ital...
22:00 2019-07-06

Sri Lanka Policeman Defies President To Testify At Attack Probe A Sri Lankan police officer on Tuesday defied President Maithripala Sirisena and testified before a parliamentary investigation into the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed 258 people....
20:39 2019-06-18

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lampedusa after a charity vessel that rescued them off Libya defied an attempt by Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, to close ports to NG...
14:26 2019-07-07

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense' The European Union's order to Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes "defies reality and common sense", the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU's crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals....
22:52 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-Apple says $14 bln EU tax order 'defies reality and common sense' The European Union's order for Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes to Ireland "defies reality and common sense," the U.S. company said on Tuesday, as it launched a legal challenge against the 2016 ruling....
11:52 2019-09-17

French auctioneer defies Mexico with sale of pre-Columbian artifacts French auction house Millon denied accusations by the Mexican government that a sale of dozens of pre-Columbian artifacts was illegal and proceeded with an auction on Wednesday....
22:00 2019-09-18

Radiohead Defies Hackers, Releases Trove of Stolen Music Radiohead on Tuesday released an 18-hour trove of private recordings from their 1997 album "OK Computer" after getting hacked by someone seeking a ransom of $150,000 for the music....
12:52 2019-06-12

Nadler vows accountability after McGahn defies subpoena to testify House Democrats convened Tuesday to hear a crucial witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — and for the second time in a month, they came face to face with an empty chair.Former White House Counsel Don McGahn refused to appear, deferring to President Donald Trump’s instruction tha...
08:26 2019-05-22

Don McGahn defies subpoena as Trump clash with Congress intensifies White House had blocked former counsel from testifyingHouse Democrats push leadership to impeachDemocrats faced another brazen attempt by Donald Trump to stonewall their investigations on Tuesday, this time with former White House counsel Donald McGahn defying a subpoena to appear before Congress on...
02:13 2019-05-22

Gibraltar defies US and releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday approved the immediate release of Grace 1, an Iranian oil tanker seized off the country's coast last month, despite 11th-hour efforts by the United States to block it....
12:39 2019-08-16

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House Judiciary Committee and Donald McGahn (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Doug Collins, says Democrats are “trying desperately to make something out of nothing.” Collins spoke at a hearing T...
17:52 2019-05-21

Migrants step off German aid ship after captain defies Italy ROME (AP) — Forty migrants have disembarked on the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa after the captain of the German aid ship which rescued them docked without permission, ramming an Italian border police motorboat which was in its way. Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini branded Sea-Watch 3 cap...
08:52 2019-06-29

Fiat Chrysler defies slowdown thanks to North America performance Fiat Chrysler took the market by surprise by sticking to its full-year profit guidance on Wednesday after a strong performance from its RAM pick-up brand in North America helped it to defy an industry slowdown....
19:39 2019-07-31

Hurricane Dorian: Delta capping flight prices, American offering reduced fares from Florida as hurricane nears As Hurricane Dorian hurtles toward the United States, travelers may be trying to evacuate – but are airlines "fare gouging" with high flight prices?       ...
02:13 2019-08-31

Law student threatened to launch terror attack in Westminster when HMRC refused to return his passport A law student threatened to carry out a terror attack in Westminster when HM Revenue and Customs refused to return his passport after he had applied for tax credits, a court heard....
15:26 2019-06-13

Gilroy festival gunman had passport, clown mask, survival guide in car at time of shooting The gunman in the deadly California food festival shooting had bottle rockets, a camouflage pack and a wilderness training manual in his car.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

Nine-year-old who defies labels helps teach educators about queer youth When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."...
14:13 2019-06-19

Senator who killed Amazon deal defies Cuomo again, backs AOC’s DA pick State Sen. Michael Gianaris — the lawmaker who helped stop Amazon from opening a new headquarters in Long Island City — is backing public defender Tiffany Caban in the race for Queens district attorney. Gianaris finds himself again in the same camp of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, one o...
04:52 2019-06-22

Tinder’s popularity overseas boosts new subscriber numbers, defies estimates Popular dating app Tinder is only getting hotter — thanks to its growing popularity overseas. Shares of Tinder parent company Match Group soared to record heights on Wednesday after it told investors that Tinder added 503,000 new subscribers in the second quarter — blowing past estimates. Analysts h...
04:00 2019-08-08

JD Sports defies high street crisis to grow sales and profits JD Sports has reported a 10% leap in like-for-like sales in the UK during the first half of its financial year, in defiance of the struggles facing the wider high street....
10:52 2019-09-10

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. congressional panel mulling whether to impeach the p...
02:52 2019-09-18

Singer in the 1975 Matt Healy defies UAE's anti-gay law by kissing man at concert Matt Healy tells gay fans God loves them, in country where gay sex is illegalThe singer of the band the 1975 defied Dubai’s anti-LGBT laws during a concert on Wednesday by venturing into the crowd and kissing a male fan on the lips.Video footage taken by fans and posted on Twitter showed Matt Healy ...
15:26 2019-08-16

Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat Defying increasing criticism from within his own party, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely go ahead with new tariffs on imports from Mexico to pressure it to clamp down on rising numbers of migrants entering the United States....
00:26 2019-06-05

Honor 20: Huawei Android phone launch defies Donald Trump Huawei announces cut-price premium phones with quad cameras and top-end chipsHuawei’s Honor is trying to dominate the increasingly crowded cut-price premium phone market with the launch of two new top-spec phones, the Honor 20 and Honor 20 Pro, flying in the face of the US blockade.With Apple, Samsu...
17:52 2019-05-21

High Heels Race In Spain's Madrid Defies Gravity, Homophobia Dozens of men and a few women in stiletto heels raced through the centre of the Spanish capital on Thursday, defying gravity, the heat and attempts by the far-right party Vox to curtail their Gay......
04:00 2019-07-05

Casey defies wind, rain for 1-shot lead in European Open Paul Casey of England defied windy and rainy conditions and shot a 6-under 66 for a one-stroke lead in the opening round of the European Open on Thursday        ...
06:00 2019-09-06

Trump defies China: $8 billion F-16 fighter jet deal for Taiwan approved The Trump administration has formally approved a major $8 billion arms sale to Taiwan involving 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets, the State Department announced Tuesday, a move that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Beijing over a range of issues, including trade and Hong Kong....
14:39 2019-08-21

Sierra Leone school defies state ban on pregnant girls in class When Mariatu Sesay realized she was pregnant at 14, one thing scared her more than the social isolation she felt in the classroom: Sierra Leonean law banned her from attending school at all because she was expecting....
21:52 2019-07-16

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway defies subpoena for House testimony White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway defied a subpoena and failed to appear on Monday at a congressional hearing about allegations she violated the Hatch Act, a law that limits federal employees’ political activity....
01:52 2019-07-16

Canadian union defies court order, continues strike at GM supplier Unifor says the wildcat strike at Nemak, a subsidiary of Mexico-based Alfa, will continue until further notice. The decision flies in the face of Ontario Superior Court Justice Terrance Patterson, who on Friday fined the union C$75,000 ($56,000 USD)....
20:26 2019-09-15

Jeffrey Epstein had mysterious passport, 'piles of cash,' and 'dozens of diamonds' in home safe: prosecutors Financier Jeffrey Epstein had a variety of items in a safe at his multi-story mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that included a bogus passport and "dozens of diamonds," prosecutors revealed Monday as a judge said the registered sex offender will remain for bars as he mulls whether to grant...
23:00 2019-07-15

Ted Cruz, progressive hero? Texan defies hard-liner image with AOC cooperation and more Is Ted Cruz – the unapologetic conservative who ran for president in 2016 saying Republicans win by painting “in bold colors, not pale pastels”– making a conscious effort to expand his appeal beyond conservatives?...
17:13 2019-07-21

Iran Breaches Uranium Stock Limit Set In 2015 Deal, Defies Signatories Iran has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, according to the ISNA news agency, defying a......
15:52 2019-07-01

Donald Trump Defies Congress To Sell Arms Worth $8 Billion To Saudi, UAE US President Donald Trump's administration on Friday bypassed Congress to sell $8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, citing a threat from Iran, infuriating lawmakers who fear the......
08:00 2019-05-25

Trump defies ominous predictions with nonpartisan July 4th salute to American spirit President Trump struck a patriotic, nonpartisan and unifying note during his address at Fourth of July celebrations in Washington, D.C., as the massive crowd of attendees avoided clashes despite provocations from protesters....
15:13 2019-07-05

FOCUS-Staley defies Bramson in Barclays' Asian investment bank revival Barclays is plotting a revival of its Asian investment bank, defying activist Edward Bramson just weeks after he failed to convince fellow shareholders to back radical cuts to the British bank's trading arm....
18:00 2019-05-30

Charge against Alabama woman who lost fetus in shooting 'defies logic': attorney Attorneys on Monday urged an Alabama court to throw out a criminal charge against a woman whose fetus died after she was shot during a dispute, calling the state's legal rationale "flawed and twisted" and the case unsupported by the law....
02:26 2019-07-02

Re-Cycle: Andy Hampsten defies Gavia snow storm to take pink in 1988 "Ice and an avalanche threat has seen the Passo Gavia taken off the table for this year\u0027s Giro d\u0027Italia, meaning Stage 16 to Ponte di Legno will no longer celebrate how Andy Hampsten – with the help of sheep\u0027s wool fat and neoprene diving gloves – conquered the snow-capped Gavia to be...
17:52 2019-05-27

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

Diet bars with plus-size orders, 'fake news' shorts: Here's why Forever 21 is forever controversial The fast-fashion retailer is prone to controversy because of a lack of sufficient product review and because of the risks it's willing to take, according to industry experts....
00:52 2019-08-01

Swedish woman in shorts 'kicked off bus and told to cover up for wearing too few clothes' during heatwave A Swedish woman was left feeling "humiliated" after reportedly being kicked off a bus for wearing too few clothes during the European heatwave last week....
08:13 2019-08-01

Nadler subpoenas Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson after McGahn defies panel's demands Just hours after former White House Counsel Don McGahn defied a subpoena from House Judiciary Committee Democrats, the panel announced Tuesday it was issuing two new subpoenas: one for former McGahn chief of staff Annie Donaldson, and another for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks...
00:26 2019-05-22

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from 'hijackers or terrorists,' his lawyers claim in new court documents Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from "potential kidnappers, hijackers, or terrorists," his lawyers wrote in a letter submitted to the court on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors discussed the passp...
18:52 2019-07-17

Dad confronts daughter's short shorts in hilarious parenting move: 'I will wear mine!' Jason Hilley thought his 14-year-old daughter's shorts were too short. So he made his own pair to prove it. Mom was there to capture the moment.        ...
20:39 2019-06-20

Man arrested for fraud, theft in Sahuarita SAHUARITA – A man was taken into custody Thursday in connection to a vehicle theft that occurred April 21 in the parking lot of a grocery store in Sahuarita. Sahuarita Police Department investigated an incident where a suspect allegedly stole credit and debit cards, and several other items fro...
00:52 2019-05-31

'Sharenting' Now May Lead to Identity Theft Later There are lots of reasons to think twice before we post pictures and anecdotes about our kids online—they might find it embarrassing later, we’re creating a digital life they have no control over, it’s an invasion of privacy, etc. But here’s another reason to lock down how much we share: We may be h...
02:26 2019-09-14

Two wanted in credit card theft in Tucson SAHUARITA, Ariz. – Two individuals are wanted after they allegedly used stolen credit cards at the Sahuarita Walmart Aug. 19 – a few hours after the initial theft. According to Sahuarita Police Department, a credit card was stolen from a person’s car in Tucson at around 3 a.m. Aug....
06:39 2019-08-30

Free Wi-Fi could be putting you at risk of identity theft UK consumers are putting their security at risk by signing up to insecure free public Wi-Fi networks, researchers have warned.A report from BullGuard found that nearly four-fifths (79 percent) of public Wi-Fi users take significant risks when choosing a hotspot to connect to, often failing to check ...
13:39 2019-08-01

Huawei Denies US Allegations of Technology Theft Beleaguered Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Tuesday denied accusations reported in the Wall Street Journal that it stole technology from a Portuguese inventor....
11:00 2019-09-03

Prosecutor: Theft ring took $4 million in used cooking oil RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal agents say they’ve mopped up a theft ring involving 21 co-conspirators, responsible for stealing a precious commodity: $3.9 million worth of used cooking oil known as “yellow grease.” A federal indictment unsealed Thursday says the thieves targeted eate...
16:39 2019-06-21

Lil Nas X is sued for $25 million for alleged song theft Lil Nas X, the rapper who shot to fame this year with the blockbuster "Old Town Road," has been sued by a California music publisher for $25 million for allegedly stealing from a 1982 Bobby Caldwell song for another of his songs....
17:39 2019-07-31

Delivery guy’s ‘theft’ of 1,020 treats takes the cake This crook really takes the cake. A deliveryman stole nearly $90,000 worth of handmade cakes from a boutique Big Apple bakery touted by the likes of Martha Stewart and Oprah, a lawsuit alleges. David Lliviganay, 32, is accused of swiping 1,020 pricey pastries — which retail for up to $90 apiece — fr...
18:26 2019-09-09

Nasdaq Chief Testifies in ETF Theft Lawsuit Nasdaq’s chief executive, Adena Friedman, appeared in court as part of a lawsuit by the exchange against a former business partner that it contends stole more than $1 billion in exchange-traded funds....
17:26 2019-05-23

Man convicted for 2018 vehicle theft spree Cory Poe/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – A man accused of stealing multiple vehicles during a 2018 crime spree was found guilty Friday in connection to the incidents. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Cory Poe was taken into custody after he allegedly stole three ...
22:52 2019-09-09

Judge allows suit against AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. (credit: Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) When Michael Terpin's smartphone suddenly stopped working in June 2017, he knew it wasn't a good sign. He called his cellular provider, AT&T, and learned that a hacker had gained control of...
02:26 2019-07-24

Warren Co. Police Say Tennessee Man Held In Theft WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Police in Warren County arrested a Tennessee man Saturday after allegedly catching him committing a theft. William Wright Authorities said 34-year-old William Wright of Nashville was held early Saturday. Police said officers were called out just after 3:30 a.m. to...
20:39 2019-06-16

6-year-old among 4 suspects in theft of handguns, police say Four minors, including a 6-year-old, have been identified as suspects in the theft of several firearms from a North Carolina store, according to reports....
14:13 2019-07-23

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Opinion: The new Tiger Woods defies logic so there's no reason he won't win PGA Championship Tiger Woods won the Masters by making almost no mistakes on Sunday so why can't he win at Bethpage?        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

Amazon drivers part of major theft ring, FBI says A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of contract Amazon delivery drivers was involved, recently unsealed federal court documents show....
05:01 2019-08-02

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when you need a credit check. You have to contact each o...
00:26 2019-06-14

'NBA 2K', 'Grand Theft Auto V' help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, boosted by the success of its games "NBA 2K", "Grand Theft Auto V" and "Red Dead Redemption 2", sending its shares up 7% in extended trading....
01:13 2019-08-06

Delivery drivers involved in Amazon theft ring, FBI says SEATTLE — The FBI says it’s awaiting records from Amazon to help determine the extent of a theft ring that sold millions of dollars’ worth of stolen goods using the online giant. A search warrant affidavit unsealed in Seattle says two contract Amazon delivery drivers were involved. Inves...
07:39 2019-08-02

NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V help Take-Two surge past estimates Videogame publisher Take-Two Interactive Software raised its full-year revenue forecast on Monday, based on the success of its games NBA 2K, Grand Theft Auto V and Red Dead Redemption 2....
23:52 2019-08-05

ID theft ring targeting veterans lands 5 men behind bars (WOAI)  – Federal authorities in San Antonio have filed charges against five men accused of orchestrating an international theft ring. The men allegedly targeted thousands of veterans and their dependents – taking their personal information to steal millions of dollars in benefits. Robert Wayn...
09:39 2019-08-23

75 Years After World War II Theft, a Painting Returns to Italy Italy successfully pressed the heirs of a German soldier who had stolen a painting to give it back, with a little help from diplomats and social media....
21:00 2019-07-19

Ex-Google Engineer Charged With Theft Of Autonomous Car Secrets A former Google engineer was hit with criminal charges Tuesday alleging he stole trade secrets from the technology giant's self-driving car project before he went to work at Uber....
07:52 2019-08-28

NSA contractor sentenced to nine years over theft of classified info In 2016, federal agents arrested NSA contractor Harold Martin for stealing up to 50TB of classified information, and reports claimed that included offensive hacking technology designed to break into foreign computer networks. Sources for the data he......
17:39 2019-07-20

Second man arrested over Blenheim Palace gold toilet theft Cheltenham man aged 36 held over burglary at Winston Churchill’s birthplaceA second man has been arrested over the theft of an 18-carat solid gold toilet valued at £4.8m from Blenheim Palace.Thames Valley police said a 36-year-old man from Cheltenham had been held on suspicion of conspiracy to burgl...
17:13 2019-09-17

How Equifax's $700 million settlement could end up compensating you for ID theft Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
18:39 2019-07-22

Authorities: Theft ring stole $4 million in used cooking oil A band of 21 conspirators stole $3.9 million worth of used of cooking oil, known as "yellow grease," from restaurants in three states and transported it across the country, according to a federal indictment unsealed in North Carolina on Thursday. ...
04:39 2019-06-22

Around 1,000 Probes Open Into Chinese Intellectual Property Theft: FBI The Federal Bureau of Investigation has nearly 1,000 investigations open into attempted intellectual property theft, nearly all of them involving Chinese, FBI director Christopher Wray said Tuesday....
19:39 2019-07-23

Mob in India kills three on suspicion of cattle theft, three arrested A mob on Friday beat to death three men suspected of trying to steal cattle in India's eastern state of Bihar, police said, the latest in a spate of attacks that have provoked alarm among religious minorities....
13:39 2019-07-19

‘Pay it forward:’ TPD officers give bike to theft victim TUCSON – After responding to a stolen bicycle call on Saturday, Tucson Police Department Midtown Operation officers decided to pay it forward. On Monday, the officers surprised the victim and presented him with a new bicycle after his previous bike was stolen from his front porch. The departme...
21:39 2019-09-17

Get a Free Copy of 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (PC)' Right Now PC gamers have plenty of launchers they can install to play all their games—including Steam, Epic Games, Battle.net, and GOG Galaxy, to name a few. The Rockstar Games Launcher is the latest app to join the club, and downloading it today (whether you need it or not) can score you a free copy of Grand...
21:39 2019-09-17

Car2Go theft in Chicago is a lesson for car-sharing business Car2Go's car-sharing fiasco with Mercedes thefts in Chicago accentuates the ugly truth of connectivity and digitalization: Anyone who uses a computer or smartphone device that's connected to the Internet is susceptible to the threats that cybercriminals pose....
23:13 2019-07-11

A Former Trump Hotel Partner Is Charged With Felony Theft A Mississippi hotelier who previously collaborated with the Trump Organization is accused of stealing luggage from an airport. He told the police he did it “for the thrill.”...
21:52 2019-08-26

Insurance payouts for car theft at highest level since 2012 News 28 May, 2019 Figures from the Association of British Insurers suggest a payout for motor vehicle theft is made every eight minutes on average...
15:39 2019-05-28

GTA 6: all the latest news and rumors for Grand Theft Auto 6 With Red Dead Redemption 2 out of the way, we can now start thinking about the inevitable game in the Grand Theft Auto franchise: GTA 6.How can we be so confident about Rockstar's next move? Grand Theft Auto 5 has been one of the most successful game releases in the world and even though we&apo...
18:13 2019-05-24

U.S. Prosecutors Probe Huawei on New Allegations of Technology Theft Investigators are looking into episodes in which Huawei was accused of stealing intellectual property from people and companies and how it recruited employees from competitors....
02:39 2019-08-30

Chinese ‘deepfake’ app sparks concerns over identity theft Zao, a Chinese app that uses “deepfake” technology to let users superimpose themselves onto the faces of movie and TV stars, has sparked a privacy backlash amid concerns about identity theft. Deepfakes are created using artificial intelligence and facial mapping technology to yield false...
22:26 2019-09-04

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese scientist to U.S. on theft charges Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth $550 million from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline....
16:52 2019-07-17

British Airways Fined $229 Million Over Customers' Data Theft British Airways has been fined more than 183 million pounds after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said Monday....
09:39 2019-07-08

More cars given poor security ratings for keyless car theft vulnerability News 20 Jun, 2019 Latest Thatcham security test gives ‘Poor’ ratings to the Volvo S60, DS 3 Crossback, Mazda 3 and Toyota RAV4 due to keyless flaws...
13:13 2019-06-20

U.S. seeks extradition of Chinese researcher in drug secrets theft The United States wants Switzerland to extradite a Chinese researcher accused of helping his scientist sister steal secrets worth $550 million from drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline , Swiss documents released on Monday show....
12:39 2019-07-08

5 Indicted in Identity Theft Scheme That Bilked Millions From Veterans The defendants obtained Social Security numbers and bank account information from a technician who worked for the military, the Justice Department said....
18:00 2019-08-22

Theft of wheelchair latest setback for man, 20, shot during home invasion A 20-year-old Oklahoma man who was severely injured in a home invasion earlier this year had his rented wheelchair stolen off of his from porch last week. The cruel twist of fate may have the family on the hook for $1,000....
13:13 2019-06-15

A Single Image That Helped Lead To Grand Theft Auto Mike Dailly, of Lemmings and GTA fame, shared something very cool on Twitter over the weekend: an image he made in 1994 that, in a very direct way, led to the creation of the original Grand Theft Auto....
04:00 2019-09-02

Vaping linked to violence, property theft among teens in US: study Puffing could be the gateway to delinquency. Teens who vape are more likely to steal and commit violent crimes, according to a new study out of the University of Texas and San Antonio. The study, published this month in the Journal of Criminal Justice, tracked a national sample of US youths in the 8...
20:39 2019-05-29

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decades though officials never found proof he shared it with anyone....
00:26 2019-07-20

Insurance premiums set to rise for cars vulnerable to keyless theft News 29 May, 2019 Experts set to increase “risk rating” system insurance companies use to set premiums for cars vulnerable to keyless relay attacks...
17:52 2019-05-29

Motorcycle-theft ring busted for stealing dozens of bikes Authorities busted a Big Apple motorcycle-theft ring that “chopped up” dozens of stolen bikes and sold the parts for cash over a six-month span, law enforcement officials revealed Wednesday. Members of the ring — which included 11 alleged thieves from Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Edis...
05:52 2019-08-15

Louisville quality control staffer indicted on theft charge CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Louisville quality control assistant Cortney Braswell has been indicted on a theft charge in Tennessee, where he used to work as a high school football coach. The Tennessee Comptroller’s office says Braswell was coaching Central High School in Harrison, Tennessee, in ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Police: Theft suspect tried to evade chase by leaving state SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of stealing in Louisiana led police on a chase into Mississippi under the mistaken impression that officers couldn’t follow him there. In a news release, Slidell police say officers were investigating a shoplifting call Tuesday when they approa...
02:26 2019-06-20

Cboe Global Markets Reports Suspected Theft of Property CHICAGO – January 14, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE) reported today an incident involving a suspected theft of property. The incident involved computer servers and networking devices that were never used or not in service on any trading network on a Cboe Global Markets exchange at the...
16:00 2019-05-21

Former Google self-driving car engineer charged with theft of trade secrets Anthony Levandowski worked on autonomous vehicles at Google for nearly a decade before going to work for UberFederal prosecutors charged Anthony Levandowski, the pioneering self-driving car engineer, with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets from Google on Tuesday.The criminal ind...
21:13 2019-08-27

Auto theft rises in the summer. Here's how to prevent your car from getting stolen Car theft peaks in the summer, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. So follow these tips to maximize your chances at avoiding theft.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Identity theft case open after Catalina Foothills car break in TUCSON — According to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department, a woman’s identity was stolen after a car break in at an apartment complex back on May 15. Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy James Allerton tells News 4 Tucson, the break in happened at the Sunrise Ridge Apartment Homes c...
08:13 2019-06-23

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto Map could be HUGE if it does this Looking at Rockstar's previous GTA games seems to suggest we're going to get more cities than ever in next-gen Grand Theft Auto game - but is it realistic to expect many cities?...
12:52 2019-06-30

GTA 6 Release Date UPDATE: Next Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS remarkable PC mod Rockstar isn't likely to release Grand Theft Auto 6 until we're well into the next generation of games consoles, but we could already have had a peek at what GTA 6 could look like....
11:13 2019-07-21

Walmart uses AI camera tech to track checkout theft at 1,000 stores Walmart's early use of AI at its stores isn't just for the sake of convenience. The retailer has confirmed to Business Insider that it's using camera-based computer vision tech to deter theft and losses at its checkouts (including self-checkouts) in......
06:52 2019-06-23

Canada’s intelligence service: theft of information is 'potentially devastating' Theft of classified information by a senior intelligence officer could ‘cause grave injury to Canada’s national interests’The theft of classified information by a senior intelligence officer could be “devastating” to Canada’s national security, the country’s spy service has warned, as concern over t...
19:39 2019-09-17

Woman Gives Estranged Husband's Guns To Cops. They Arrested Her For Theft It had been a day since Courtney Taylor Irby's husband had been arrested and accused of running her off the road, and now she was testifying that she feared for her safety....
05:26 2019-06-24

Former Star Google and Uber Engineer Charged With Theft of Trade Secrets Anthony Levandowski, one of Silicon Valley’s foremost technologists on autonomous cars, was charged with theft and attempted theft of trade secrets from Google....
02:52 2019-08-28

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto won't be making this one big map change Rockstar's is supposedly working on GTA 6. But there's one location for the game that was supposedly under consideration but can now be ruled out for the next open-world title....
12:00 2019-05-31

Bengal's Bolpur On The Boil As BJP Claims Theft Of Party Worker's Body BJP workers blocked roads and set car tyres on fire at Bolpur in West Bengal's Birbhum district this evening to protest the "hijack" and "theft" by the police of the body of a BJP party worker who was......
21:00 2019-09-10

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve home confinement ahead of his possible extradition to Spain....
03:39 2019-07-10

Ericsson comes up with super high-tech anti-smartphone-theft solution Over the past few years, manufacturers have made great strides to discourage smartphone theft. These are usually locking mechanisms, which block the phone from ever being used by someone else than its user — either through biometric scanners or the good old passcode. And if a thief tries to reset yo...
12:52 2019-06-18

Google’s Disgraced Self-Driving Car Wizard Charged With Theft of Trade Secrets One-time autonomous vehicle wunderkind Anthony Levandowski—the central figure in Waymo’s contentious lawsuit against Uber—has been charged with 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets, the New York Times reports, bringing the high-profile corporate espionage case back into the news. ...
21:39 2019-08-27

Wrestler Chris Jericho reports theft of his AEW championship belt in Florida Chris Jericho's recently-claimed AEW championship belt was reported stolen while the wrestler was in Tallahassee, Florida.       ...
18:39 2019-09-04

Two years after huge Equifax breach, consumers are still too vulnerable to identity theft While the majority of survey respondents have taken at least 1 of 10 actions to help battle fraud, the most effective methods remained largely unused....
02:52 2019-09-07

British Airways faces record $230 million fine over data theft British Airways-owner IAG is facing a record $230 million fine for the theft of data from 500,000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)....
11:13 2019-07-08

Social media star Christian Aaron charged with identity theft A young social media influencer is accused of stealing a Long Island woman’s identity to open up American Express credit cards, which he used to buy $19,000 worth of Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana bags and a trip to Hawaii, prosecutors said Friday. Christian Aaron, 19, from Hollywood, Calif., was ...
03:52 2019-06-22

Grand Theft Auto maker has paid no UK corporation tax in 10 years – report Rockstar North made huge profits while claiming £42m in tax relief, says thinktankRockstar North, the Edinburgh-based developer of Grand Theft Auto, has paid no corporation tax over the past 10 years, despite making billions in revenue for its parent company Take-Two Interactive, while claiming more...
01:00 2019-08-01

American Fugitive review – homage to old-school Grand Theft Auto PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch; Fallen Tree Games/Curve DigitalThis top-down retro journey into the 1980s criminal underworld pairs car chases and con artistryWill Riley has made some bad choices. Friend to lowlifes of various persuasions and no stranger to the odd legal and moral tran...
23:00 2019-05-21

College football notebook: A&M seeks culprit in Manziel uniform theft Police at Texas A&M haven't exactly got their man in the theft of a Johnny Manziel uniform from the Hall of Champions at the school's football stadium on campus in College Station, Texas, but they have identified a man they want to interview....
18:26 2019-09-13

Theft of 7 slot machines in Queens may be linked to illegal gambling scheme Four men raided a Queens apartment this week and ripped off seven slot machines from the home, which cops are probing as an illegal gambling operation, authorities said Friday. The robbery happened just after 4 a.m. Tuesday at the apartment at 35th Avenue and Union Street in Flushing, according to p...
16:26 2019-09-13

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your best look yet at Rockstar's new GTA 5 add on....
21:39 2019-07-18

Politician duped into thinking ‘Grand Theft Auto’ stunt was real A Pakistani politician got duped into believing a commercial pilot pulled off a “miraculous save” by narrowly missing an oil tanker on the runway — not realizing the stunt was a simulation from “Grand Theft Auto V.” Khurram Nawaz Gandapur, who is the secretary general of the Pakistan Awami Teh...
21:00 2019-07-11

Huawei Executive Accused by U.S. Startup of Involvement in Trade-Secrets Theft CNEX Labs, a chip startup backed by Microsoft Corp. and Dell Technologies, has accused a senior executive at Huawei Technologies of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, according to a court filing....
23:39 2019-05-22

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: WSJ A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documents....
00:52 2019-05-23

Huawei's Yearslong Rise Is Littered With Accusations of Theft and Dubious Ethics The Chinese giant says it respects intellectual property rights, but competitors and some of its own former employees allege the company goes to great lengths to steal trade secrets....
08:13 2019-05-25

How ‘Grand Theft Auto’ kingpin Robert Alexander gambled his fortune away Robert Alexander blew thousands in nightclubs, bet even more at craps and bragged about winning $7.8 million at the Golden Nugget. But last month, Alexander was hoping a judge would not revoke his $100,000 bond....
00:39 2019-07-14

GTA 6 release update is good news for next Grand Theft Auto, but not for PS4 and Xbox One GTA Online recently launched the Casino Update for the game and it sounds like it could have an even bigger impact on the release of Rockstar Games next Grand Theft Auto game. Although it's unlikely to arrive on PS4 or Xbox One...
16:00 2019-08-13

Legal briefs: Suspended judge pleads in underwear-theft case CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A suspended New York judge has pleaded guilty to attempted burglary for trying to sneak into a neighbor’s home to steal her underwear. Robert Cicale pleaded guilty Friday in Suffolk County court. Prosecutors say the 50-year-old Cicale had several pairs of worn women’s unde...
00:26 2019-09-15

Amazon drivers part of multimillion dollar theft ring: Report Two Amazon drivers in Washington state were part of a theft ring that sold stolen goods. Veuer's Taisha Henry has the story.       ...
20:39 2019-08-02

An artificial-intelligence first: Voice-mimicking software reportedly used in a major theft Thieves used voice-mimicking software to imitate the speech of a British energy company’s executive and dupe his subordinate into sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to a secret account, the company’s insurer said....
13:39 2019-09-05

GTA 6 release date update: New demo reveals next-gen Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS A new graphics showcase has been revealed for Grand Theft Auto, suggesting what we could be looking at when Rockstar releases its next-gen open world title...
13:52 2019-05-26

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto will likely skip this big gameplay change Grand Theft Auto 6 is widely tipped to be Rockstar's next big game release, but one big E3 announcement has dented any hopes of seeing Rockstar return to this fan favourite region....
10:26 2019-06-11

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Are big gameplay changes coming to next Grand Theft Auto game? Rockstar is always keen to update its formula and learn from its past mistakes - and for GTA VI that could include breaking with a tradition the studio has kept since 1997....
14:00 2019-07-06

I Played Grand Theft Auto V Nightly for 3 Years. Here’s a List of Things I Never Did as a Result In trying to shift the blame of white domestic terrorism from the actual white people committing it and the “president” who champions and enables it, there has been a lot of talk about the dangers of video games....
23:26 2019-08-05

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying activities by Beijing the US perceives as hostile must end. In his first major speech on the internati...
22:26 2019-06-01

GTA 6 release date update: Next Grand Theft Auto won't make the same mistake as Red Dead 2 Rockstar isn't exactly known for its frequent releases, but the CEO of the developer's parent company may have suggested that the studio's next game won't be in production as long as Red Dead Redemption 2...
08:52 2019-06-21

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto could be delayed by GTA Online success Rockstar's dedication to one of its previous projects could spell bad news for players wanting to get their hands on the latest GTA sooner, rather than later. Here's what you need to know....
08:13 2019-06-18

Art theft mystery solved after WWII painting is found in the home of Holocaust survivor A historical treasure that’s been lost for decades, was discovered in a Connecticut home right before it was set to be sold in auction.        ...
22:39 2019-09-10

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annual developer conference this May, playing the seminal Lovin’ Spoonful tune as an introduction. Throu...
08:39 2019-05-29

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control Photos Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incident said to affect as many as 100,000 individuals who crossed the U.S. border over a month-and-a-half period.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

GTA 6 Release Date UPDATE: Rockstar DELAY to next Grand Theft Auto for more GTA Online? Grand Theft Auto fans might be desperate to see Rockstar Games make GTA 6, but when GTA Online is still making this much money, what's the incentive?...
16:52 2019-08-10

New Zealand woman stops to capture loose goat, loses her bike to theft A New Zealand woman who stopped on her way home to chase a loose goat running through the Auckland city streets said someone stole her bike during the animal rescue....
01:52 2019-06-08

Shark Role-Playing Game Maneater Is Like Grand Theft Auto, Of All Things “Picture Grand Theft Auto, but as a shark,” game designer Bill Munk said near the end of a demonstration of Maneater at E3 in Los Angeles last week....
17:00 2019-06-18

Louisville assistant football coach Cortney Braswell arrested on theft charges Louisville assistant football coach Cortney Braswell, one of four quality-control coaches on Scott Satterfield's staff, is charged with theft.       ...
18:52 2019-06-28

A Nurse's Alleged Opioid Theft Led to a Blood Infection Outbreak at a New York Hospital An outbreak of a rare infection at a western New York hospital in 2018 was sparked by a nurse’s opioid use disorder, a new case report out Thursday seems to confirm. The nurse is alleged to have taken intravenous opioid painkillers for her own personal use, replacing the fluid she took with water—wa...
20:39 2019-08-08

Michael Avenatti indicted on charges of defrauding ex-client Stormy Daniels, identity theft Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti was charged by federal prosecutors in New York Wednesday with defrauding adult film star Stormy Daniels, the client who propelled Avenatti into the national spotlight....
21:13 2019-05-22

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto coming to PS5, Xbox Two AND Google Stadia Rockstar's parent company - Take-Two - has made some interesting statements about the future of the console market... and that could have big implications for the Grand Theft Auto series....
16:00 2019-05-21

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto planning this huge gameplay change? Rockstar Games could make a pretty massive change to the Grand Theft Auto formula based on some recent comments from the Take Two CEO earlier this week. But how might this impact GTA 6?...
13:39 2019-06-22

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto will remove this annoying PS4, Xbox feature Grand Theft Auto 6 should be in line for a massive boost when it launches, because we already know that next-gen consoles will massively improve one area of GTA 5 that was pretty poor....
19:39 2019-06-15

U.S. jury indicts suspected Capital One hacker on wire fraud, data theft charges A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker who obtained personal information of over 100 million people in the Capital One Financial Corp data breach on charges of wire fraud and computer data theft, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said on Wednesday....
20:52 2019-08-29

Connecticut theft suspect injured after worker activates trash compactor she was hiding in, police say A woman suspected of stealing is in critical condition after climbing into a Connecticut supermarket’s trash compactor that was later turned on by a store employee, police say....
00:26 2019-06-21

GTA 6 release date update: Grand Theft Auto PS5, Xbox Scarlett a long way off say experts Rockstar's most anticipated game may still yet be a while off, at least that's what industry experts are saying - here's everything you need to know about the next entry in the GTA franchise....
14:00 2019-07-16

Half sister of Saudi crown prince is on trial in Paris after theft and kidnapping charges The princess returned to Saudi Arabia within days of the incident and is being tried in absentia, despite an international arrest warrant that was issued more than a year after her departure....
16:26 2019-07-10

US jury indicts suspected Capital One hacker on wire fraud, data theft charges A federal grand jury has indicted the suspected hacker who obtained personal information of over 100 million people in the Capital One Financial Corp data breach on charges of wire fraud and computer data theft, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said on Wednesday....
09:13 2019-08-29

GTA 6 Release Date News: Next Grand Theft Auto to launch with a game changing new feature? Rockstar's GTA 6 release date might still be some years away, but the game could launch with a revolutionary new feature that's already being tested today in 2019...
10:39 2019-06-13

An Amazon driver theft ring sold stolen goods for 6 years, raked in millions in sales Assets associated with the alleged ringleader, Aleksandr Pavlovskiy, reportedly did at least $10 million in sales since 2013.       ...
01:39 2019-08-02

Memphis store clerk who fatally shot teen over theft of $2 beer found guilty of murder A Memphis store clerk was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy who left his store without paying for a $2 beer....
15:39 2019-08-18

U.S. startup accuses Huawei executive of involvement in trade-secrets theft: Wall Street Journal A Silicon Valley chip startup has accused a top executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman Eric Xu, of participating in a conspiracy to steal its trade secrets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing court documents....
00:00 2019-05-25

Potential buyer turns test drive for vintage $2.2 million Ferrari into grand theft auto A man answering an advertisement turned up for a sales appointment Monday and then sped off in the $2.2 million vintage Ferrari.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Capital One suspect indicted by federal grand jury on wire fraud and data theft charges A Seattle woman charged in the massive Capital One data breach was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday on charges of wire fraud and data theft.       ...
16:00 2019-08-29

Texas jury teaches Huawei a 'hard lesson,' says US chip start-up cleared of trade secret theft "Even though we're small, we fought a hard fight. And we won. That'll send a pretty strong message to Huawei," says CNEX co-founder Alan Armstrong....
19:52 2019-07-02

Major data breach puts all Ecuadorans - including Julian Assange - at risk of identity theft, security firm warns The entire population of Ecuador – including Julian Assange, who spent years living at the country’s embassy in London -- might now be at risk of identity theft after a trove of personal data was found on an unsecured server, a cybersecurity firm is warning....
04:52 2019-09-18

Creator of £4m golden toilet 'is praying its theft is a prank' The creator of a solid gold toilet worth £4.8 million which was stolen from an art exhibition at Blenheim Palace is said to be "praying the theft is a prank"....
06:26 2019-09-17

GTA 6 release date news: Rockstar to delay next Grand Theft Auto after new Casino news? Grand Theft Auto fans might be desperate to see Rockstar Games make GTA 6, but when GTA Online is still making this much money, what's the incentive?...
10:52 2019-08-09

GTA 6 release date news: Rockstar DELAY to next Grand Theft Auto after new Casino news? Grand Theft Auto fans might be desperate to see Rockstar Games make GTA 6, but when GTA Online is still making this much money, what's the incentive?...
14:26 2019-08-09

Couple charged with theft after 'spending $120,000 accidentally deposited in bank account' A couple have been charged with theft after allegedly splashing out on a race car and campervan when a bank mistakenly gave them $120,000 (£97,000), according to US authorities....
12:13 2019-09-10

One Of The Best WW2 Board Games Is Now Even Better Memoir 44 was already one of the great tactical board games, stripping the rules of war down to their barest bones and emphasising speed and fun over rulers and fine print. Now, with the release of an expansion that adds aircraft miniatures to the game, it’s even more fun....
02:00 2019-08-09

Bulletin Board Graduation guidance, e-learning around the globe, a scholarship program for refugees — and more. A collection of views and news from a special report on Learning....
10:39 2019-06-07

The Best Board Game Ever, Now Cheaper Than Ever I realize that you’re not used to paying $93 for a board game, but you should make an exception for Gloomhaven. It’s Board Game Geek’s #1 board game ever, and is “astoundingly good” according to Ars Technica. Hell, it weighs 20 pounds! It was also a finalist in our recent board game Co-Op on The Inv...
19:52 2019-05-23

The new Raspberry Pi 4 board has a serious USB-C charging issue you should know about The Raspberry Pi 4 board was launched only a few weeks ago, featuring up to 4GB of RAM, support for 4K displays and USB-C connectivity. But buyers only needed a few weeks to discover their brand new mini-computers pack a serious USB-C issue that could render them useless, at least until you figure o...
20:13 2019-07-10

IndiGo To Expand Board To 10 Members The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has sought "information or explanation" from the airline. Market regulator Sebi is also looking in the alleged governance lapses....
08:13 2019-07-22

Two Uber Board Members Step Down Two Uber directors—including entrepreneur Arianna Huffington, who had been vocal about changing the ride-hailing firm’s culture—are resigning from its board....
09:39 2019-07-25

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2019 Enlarge / A sea of gamers prepares to storm the hall to snatch up the most coveted games before they sell out at Gen Con 2019. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) INDIANAPOLIS—If it's early August, you can count on one thing: we're gonna be in downtown Indianapolis with 70,000 other board gamers, forgoing s...
02:39 2019-08-11

The futuristic train that's complete with an on-board gym We check out the concept train, designed Germany's state-owned rail company Deutsche Bahn, that could give a glimpse into the future of the daily commute....
13:52 2019-07-01

Trump not ‘on board’ with Sessions’ Senate run Seven months after he was canned by President Trump, ex-attorney general Jeff Sessions remains mired in the commander in chief’s doghouse, and likely won’t get White House backing if he decides to run for his old Senate seat. Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said he had spoken with Sessions, a former Cot...
22:39 2019-07-11

New man on the board to clean up Deutsche Bank's act The Qatari-backed lawyer tasked with trying to draw a line under Deutsche Bank's regulatory scandals has risen rapidly at the German bank, jumping to the management board after three years as a "sparring partner" on the bank's supervisory body....
23:26 2019-07-17

2019’s “Board Game of the Year” goes to Just One Enlarge / The 2019 Spiel des Jahres nominees. (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Of the many “board game of the year” awards handed out each year, the most prestigious is unquestionably the "Spiel des Jahres" prize. Judged by a panel of German critics, the long-running award earns the winner a boost in pr...
22:00 2019-07-23

New-look board for drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim will enter next year with a new-look executive board after the retirement of two of its top executives and another of the positions on the six-person executive board becoming redundant....
19:00 2019-08-26

Company Of Heroes Is Now A Board Game Relic’s classic Company of Heroes is, on the PC at least, the perfect RTS. It’s now trying to do something similar on a tabletop, with the impending release of a board game version of the game....
04:26 2019-06-05

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest on board.Greenpeace activists say they scaled the 27,000-tonne rig –...
00:13 2019-06-10

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
02:52 2019-06-17

'Donut Desperado' live streams theft at Dunkin' days ahead of National Doughnut Day The South Brunswick, New Jersey, police department is searching for a thief they've named the "Donut Desperado."        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

What Yankees’ Plan B may be now that Dallas Keuchel’s off the board TORONTO — Max Scherzer. Justin Verlander. Gerrit Cole. Patrick Corbin. And now Dallas Keuchel. That quintet shares a bond beyond the obvious of being highly accomplished starting pitchers. All five have switched teams in the past five years, and none has gone to the Yankees due to Hal Steinbrenner a...
07:13 2019-06-07

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enjoying a surge in popularity thanks to influential fashion designers putting them on the catwalk. Prada, Gucci and Saint Laurent all gave the leather dr...
21:00 2019-06-14

Microsoft may still have a streaming-only console on the drawing board Microsoft’s new baby, the console codenamed Project Scarlett, is currently getting the lion’s share of attention. Despite not having a working model to show, Microsoft lavished the next-gen device with showtime during E3, including the world’s vaguest sizzle reel ever. But that might not be the only...
23:52 2019-07-09

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
16:13 2019-06-10

Nissan Board to Meet on CEO Succession Plan Nissan Motor’s board will discuss on Monday a plan to replace Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa, and if directors approve the plan it would set in motion a formal search for candidates....
19:39 2019-09-08

These are the highest-paid corporate board members in the U.S. At a number of major American companies, compensation for board of director members has come under fire from shareholders in recent years.       ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Bayer to reduce size of management board to five Bayer management board members Hartmut Klusik and Kemal Malik will leave at the end of the year without a replacement, as the German drugmaker reduces its board to five seats to cut costs....
18:52 2019-09-10

College Board adds SAT adversity score TUCSON — A big change is coming to the SAT. The College Board, the non profit that administers the test will be adding an adversity score to assess students not only on their math and verbal skills but also their educational and socioeconomic backgrounds. Charry Stover is a Tucson-based math a...
10:00 2019-05-26

Board game blowout: Gen Con 2019 in pictures Welcome to Gen Con. INDIANAPOLIS—Gen Con, America's biggest and longest-running board game extravaganza, held its 52nd annual convention in downtown Indianapolis this past weekend, and we were there once again to take it all in. The convention is kind of like...
20:39 2019-08-06

MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk's shipping blockchain platform Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) and CMA CGM, two of the world's biggest container shipping groups, are to join market leader Maersk in a blockchain platform aimed at limiting a costly paper trail in the industry....
18:26 2019-05-28

Facebook Forms Independent Board for Content An independent board will have the ability to review and potentially overturn content-moderation decisions, Facebook said. The move allows outsiders to oversee some of the thorniest issues the company has faced in recent years....
04:00 2019-09-18

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth in protest at plans by BP to drill new oil wells in the North Sea.Two protesters climbed on to the 27,000-tonne platform as it was being towed ou...
11:00 2019-06-10

Eight great board games we played at PAX Unplugged Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. PAX Unplugged, the tabletop board gaming conference that emerged from the PAX video game conference empire, took place in Philadelphia last week. It was big...
15:39 2019-05-21

France wants FCA-Renault job guarantees and Nissan on board France will seek protection of local jobs and other guarantees in exchange for supporting a merger between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, its finance minister said on Tuesday, underscoring the challenges facing the plan....
13:26 2019-05-28

Board of Supervisors approves new migrant shelter TUCSON –The Board of Supervisors approved Monday leasing a former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services as a temporary housing location for asylum seekers. Since January, the Casa Alitas program through Catholic Community Services has housed thousands of asylum seekers at Tucson...
22:39 2019-07-22

Women's Share of Board Seats Rises to 20% One-fifth of board seats at the Russell 3000 index of public companies were held by women in the second quarter, up from 19% in the previous quarter and a sign of change as U.S. corporations face pressure to diversify....
12:00 2019-09-11

Activist Investor Challenges AT&T Over Strategy, Board Activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T, criticized the company’s strategy and called on the telecommunications giant to shed unnecessary assets. AT&T shares rose....
00:52 2019-09-10

Boat With 86 Migrants on Board Sinks in the Mediterranean The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying 86 migrants from Libya sank in the Mediterranean overnight, and just three people on board survived, with 82 missing....
19:39 2019-07-04

Boeing Board to Call for Safety Changes After 737 Max Crashes A committee of the Boeing board reviewed how the company designs and builds planes. It identified areas for improvement and major issues facing the company....
00:00 2019-09-16

Facebook board votes yay on Zuck, nay on Conservatives A mutiny attempt today by a coalition of anti-Zuckerberg Facebook shareholder groups resulted in a resounding defeat as the social network voted to retain its founder as CEO. In a separate smack-down, a right-wing advocacy group found its demand for Conservative voices on Facebook‘s board rejected w...
09:00 2019-05-31

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game...
19:39 2019-07-12

The skyscraper infinity pool – sorry, but where's the diving board? It is meant to be a boundary-busting ‘punch for the sky’. But this design for a rooftop London pool is just another high-rise ego gimmick In 1924, Buster Keaton approached the Life magazine film critic Robert E Sherwood, to write a script set on an under-construction New York skyscraper. In it, Keat...
21:00 2019-06-07

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board Apple Inc said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000032019319000093/a8-kseptember201991019.htm on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10. (Reporting by Arjun Panchadar in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Sa...
15:13 2019-09-14

| SABC COO's fate expected to be one of board's first decisions South African Broadcasting Corporation spokesperson Vuyo Mthembu told Fin24 that it is expected that chief operating officer Chris Maroleng’s fate will be one of the first things that the board will have to decide....
14:33 2019-05-21

Cheer for this kid who conquered his diving board fears Even if you’re a grown-ass adult, you likely remember the terror of the public pool diving board. Once your hand left the railing, you had reached the point of no return. You tip-toed hesitantly out to the edge, the lifeguards snarling at you to hurry up, fellow kids sniggering behind your back. God...
22:39 2019-07-03

The new Terminator board game is actually worth your time Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Even Terminator has a board game now. In the “golden age” of tabletop gaming, companies and licensing have brought us a wealth of titles, including those th...
22:00 2019-07-20

Facebook outlines ideas for oversight board Facebook Inc on Thursday released the findings from its consultations with outside experts into its content review process, providing a glimpse into how its plans for a proposed "external oversight board" might take shape....
19:26 2019-06-27

MTA board approves controversial reorganization plan The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board on Wednesday approved a reorganization plan for the beleaguered agency — despite members’ concerns that the plan remains unfinished and could strip power from popular subways boss Andy Byford. Boosters hope the controversial plan, which p...
03:39 2019-07-25

Baker Hughes says GE's presence on its board to shrink Baker Hughes said on Tuesday it would repurchase $250 million worth of its stock from General Electric Co and the industrial conglomerate's presence in the oilfield services company's board would shrink to one from five....
23:26 2019-09-10

BJP Parliamentary Board To Meet In Delhi Today The parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet today, sources said. The meeting will take place at 6 pm today at the party headquarters in the national capital....
13:13 2019-06-17

Advisory board: Don’t name officers involved in shootings WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A public advisory board in Wichita, Kansas, is now recommending that officers involved in shootings should not be named, citing worries about possible death threats to the families of the officers. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Citizen Review Board has chang...
15:00 2019-05-29

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
08:26 2019-07-19

Rescue under way as 'boat on fire' with 30 on board in California The US Coast Guard has said it has launched a rescue operation to help more than 30 people "in distress" following a reported boat fire off the coast of southern California....
15:52 2019-09-02

GOES-17 Mishap Investigation Board Study Completed A Mishap Investigation Board appointed by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has identified the most likely cause for an instrument issue aboard NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-17 satellite that launched March 1, 2018 from Cape Canaver...
23:13 2019-08-01

SAT 'adversity score' dropped by College Board The head of the College Board said Tuesday that the company is dropping the so-called "adversity score" as a supplement to the SAT college admissions test after heavy pushback from critics....
02:52 2019-08-28

Air-board inventor makes it more than halfway across Channel Looking like a superhero, the French inventor of an airborne hoverboard glided partway over the English Channel on his personal flying machine then crashed into the water...
18:26 2019-07-31

Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and Raspbian Buster: How to set up your board With all the necessary hardware in hand, I'm ready to try out the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B, and the latest version of the Raspbian operating system. Here are my experiences so far....
14:00 2019-07-12

Trentin jubilation - best of on-board cameras on Stage 17 "The on-board cameras at this year’s Tour de France have given an incredible insight into riding within the peloton, and on Stage 17 it was Matteo Trentin joy."...
05:39 2019-08-03

Quacks of Quedlinburg deserves its “Board Game of the Year” win Enlarge / Let's brew some potions! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Who knew that being a snake-oil salesman was so much fun? Last summer, the board game Die Quacksalber von Quedlinburg w...
15:39 2019-05-21

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Cuomo finally vowed on Sunday to overhaul the MTA board he controls — following revelations that Long Island Rail Road time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. Despite years of subway snafus that have straphangers at their wits’ end, Cuomo said the “ongoing revelation...
06:00 2019-06-10

Passengers subdue chaotic man on board Turkish Airlines jet ISTANBUL (AP) — An Associated Press photographer says passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight to Sudan had to subdue a man who started screaming soon after takeoff and began smashing an oxygen mask box and then a cabin window, before pushing flight attendants aside and rushing toward the cockp...
15:00 2019-06-15

WeWork adds woman to its board in face of backlash WeWork owner The We Company said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word “We” ahead of a planned initial public offering. The moves come after criticism of The We Company’s IPO...
04:39 2019-09-05

Azul Will Be the Prettiest Board Game In Your Collection, and It's Down To Its Best Price Ever Azul was Board Game Geek’s #1 most played board game last summer, and cracked our readers’ favorite video game list, and you can add it to your own collection for $20 from Amazon. That’s an all-time low price, but you don’t really need much of an excuse to buy this one....
05:00 2019-08-06

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from his Apple board seat Enlarge / Disney CEO and former Apple board member Bob Iger. (credit: DC Comics/Creative Commons) Disney CEO Bob Iger has sat on Apple's board since 2011, but that tenure came to an end this month, according to a SEC filing Apple made on Friday. The filing says that Iger resigned from Apple's boar...
21:39 2019-09-16

Caf board rejects Wydad's Champions League appeal Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca will go back to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after their African Champions League final case is rejected by Caf's Appeal Board....
20:39 2019-09-16

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man’s life ATLANTA (AP) — Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn’t cause the death for which he was condemned. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. He and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder in...
20:26 2019-06-17

Boeing board will reportedly call for structural changes after 737 Max crashes The recommendations include changing corporate reporting structures, creating a new safety group, and changing the cockpits of future planes to accommodate new pilots with less training, according to The New York Times....
22:00 2019-09-16

The College Board is replacing the so-called adversity score associated with the SAT NBC NEWS-The College Board will not assign an “adversity score” for students taking the SAT. The single score would have been calculated by combining 15 factors, including their socioeconomic background and high school information. Instead, there will be a new tool in its place called l...
03:13 2019-08-29

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leadership questions to get a deal done....
00:13 2019-06-14

IMF board to meet for informal session about Argentina -spokesperson The executive board of the International Monetary Fund will meet for an "informal information session" on Friday to discuss recent events in Argentina, an IMF spokesman said....
08:39 2019-08-31

Board game review: Ultimate Werewolf Legacy Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Our 16 games of Werewolf sprawled across 20 hours and two lengthy play sessions. They began well enough, with enthusiastic people enjoying each ot...
15:39 2019-05-21

Another NRA board member resigns as turmoil sweeps through organization A fourth person has resigned from the National Rifle Association’s Board of Directors amid inner turmoil sweeping through the top ranks of the gun-rights group, according to a report. Julie Golob, a gun rights advocate and professional sport shooter, announced Monday she was resigning from the...
17:39 2019-08-13

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyota RAV4 about five months ago, according to THE CIT...
21:39 2019-05-23

Jammu And Kashmir To Become 2 Union Territories, Parliament On Board The bill to split Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Lok Sabha on Tuesday, with some opposition parties walking out, bringing down the majority mark, and others siding with......
17:52 2019-08-06

Review: Beloved board game Castles of Burgundy is now an app Enlarge / Let's get ready for some hot Renaissance action! Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The Castles of Burgundy has long been one of my favorite strategy board games, a 90-120 minute ...
15:39 2019-05-21

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant is shutting......
04:13 2019-07-15

On board the warships ready to deter Iranian forces Fast jets, spy planes and helicopters fly scores of sorties every day from a US aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea, positioned within striking distance of Iran....
07:39 2019-08-12

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
00:39 2019-07-16

Indian plane wreckage found; fate of 13 on board not known The Indian air force says it has spotted the wreckage of its AN-32 transport plane nine days after it went missing near the border with China, but the fate of 13 people on board is still not known....
13:26 2019-06-11

Labor watchdog agency could gain all-GOP board in December The National Labor Relations Board, the main labor law enforcement agency, is on track to be completely controlled by Republicans in December. The five-seat board currently only has four members, and the term for its lone Democrat, Lauren McFerran, expires on Dec. 1....
08:26 2019-09-18

Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen forced out by board Wen tweeted that the board ‘ended my employment at a secret meeting’, after she had been in the job for only eight monthsThe president of Planned Parenthood has been forced out of her position after only eight months on the job.Dr Leana Wen said in a statement she was forced out after “philosophical...
00:52 2019-07-17

"Will Take JDU On-Board When Cabinet Expands": Ram Vilas Paswan Party The Lok Janshakti Party on Wednesday said it will try to persuade the JD(U) to join the Narendra Modi government on expansion of the Union cabinet, which is likely within six months....
23:39 2019-06-12

Some Of Our Favorite Board Games Have Employee Cameos On The Cards Fantasy Flight, the publishers of some of the biggest and best board games around (from Star Wars to Arkham to Game of Thrones), have a little tradition going among staff: once you’ve worked there for five years, you get to appear as a character in one of their games....
03:52 2019-08-14

Atari founder's Alexa-powered board game is out now Alexa could add color and suspense to your murder mystery game nights if it's getting a bit stale lately. X2 Games, created by Atari co-founder Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has released an Alexa-powered board game entitle......
16:13 2019-07-18

Ex-Stobart boss Tinkler renews fight with board The former boss of Stobart, the mini-conglomerate, has renewed hostilities with its board just two days after losing a court appeal over his dismissal....
20:26 2019-06-13

Mexico says trade deal dispute panel fix must be 'across the board' Mexico sees a push to close a dispute resolution loophole in the USMCA trade deal as a way to protect its interests as well as helping satisfy demands by U.S. Democrats that the deal contain stricter labor measures, a senior official said on Thursday....
00:26 2019-07-12

Here are the finalists for 2019’s “Board game of the year” award Enlarge (credit: Spiel des Jahres) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. The nominees for board gaming's biggest award, the German "Spiel des Jahres" trophy, were announced this week and featur...
15:26 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
04:00 2019-05-28

ACF Fiorentina calls extraordinary board meeting Friday ACF Fiorentina has called an extraordinary board meeting on May 31, the Italian Serie A soccer club said in a statement on its website on Monday, without giving further details....
16:39 2019-05-27

Mohammad Shahzad Accuses Afghan Board Of Conspiring Against Him Mohammad Shahzad was ruled out of World Cup 2019 ahead of the encounter against New Zealand following a knee injury that he sustained during a practice match against Pakistan....
20:00 2019-06-10

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly in the works....
14:39 2019-06-13

Shocker: The White House Is Not Totally on Board With Gun Control Right after the shootings in El Paso and Dayton earlier this month, President Donald Trump took some time between complaining about movies and livetweeting Joe Biden’s speeches to call on Congress to pass “strong background checks.” A few days later, he endorsed “serious discussions” on “meaningful”...
21:00 2019-08-14

Planned Parenthood CEO Dr. Leana Wen Is Out Due to ‘Philosophical Differences’ With Its Board Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore public health commissioner who was the first physician to helm Planned Parenthood in roughly 50 years, abruptly announced Tuesday that she is leaving the organization due to “philosophical differences” with its leadership. “As a physician and pub...
07:26 2019-07-17

Facebook Oversight Board Won't Have Mandate to Change Policy Facebook will allow a new outside oversight board to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content can be displayed on the social media site....
19:00 2019-09-18

Sunnyside Little Leaguers honored by County Board of Supervisors TUCSON – The Sunnyside Little League team that came within a victory of making it to the Little League World Series received a special honor from the Pima County Board of Supervisors.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
16:39 2019-08-20

Lapentti, Evans finalists to replace Gimelstob on ATP board Former top-10 player Nicolas Lapentti, former ATP executive Weller Evans finalists to replace Justin Gimelstob on ATP board        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
00:13 2019-06-22

Trump’s Fed board choice calls for rate reduction President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, Judy Shelton, is calling on the Fed to lower interest rates by 50 basis points as soon as next week. “Even a 50-basis-point reduction would still keep the Fed funds rate well above zero,” Shelton told the Washington Post in an email Monday. “I...
14:00 2019-07-23

Nissan board to question CEO on house purchase, report says Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa will be asked whether date restrictions on selling compensation-linked stock were altered in 2013, earning him a higher profit and facilitating payments for a house he bought in Tokyo, Bloomberg reported. ...
22:26 2019-06-21

The Londoner: Politicos board good ship gossip In today's diary: Politicos board good ship gossip | Operational Yellowhammer encourages camping | Margaret Atwood asks if we're seeing a return to Charles I | Daks sneak in a quick show before Fashion Week officially begins...
12:52 2019-09-12

Nadal, Federer joining Djokovic on ATP leadership board Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are joining Novak Djokovic on the ATP Player Council to reshape board roiled by conflict        ...
23:26 2019-08-08

WeWork adds woman to its board after backlash ahead of IPO WeWork owner, The We Company, said on Wednesday it will add a woman, Frances Frei, to its board of directors and unwound a $5.9 million (4.8 million) payment to its chief executive for use of the trademarked word "We" ahead of a planned initial public offering....
15:00 2019-09-04

Occidental Pushes Back on Icahn's Board Plan Leaders of Occidental Petroleum are pushing their shareholders to reject billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s bid to replace four directors at the company....
01:52 2019-07-23

Abstract board games are all the rage—and Reef is the year’s best Enlarge / Reef is a bright, inviting game with a lot of fun, colorful pieces. (credit: Aaron Zimmerman) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Abstract, family-style board games are all the rage...
15:39 2019-05-21

Remarkable scenes on brutal Stage 2 - on-board footage "We look at some of the best on-board footage from a very tough Stage 2 of La Vuelta 2019 with some brutal challenges for the riders. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
20:39 2019-08-26

UAW board member charged with embezzling union funds Vance Pearson, a 17-year UAW employee who succeeded President Gary Jones as Region 5 director in Missouri last year, is among the current and former officials cited in an investigator’s affidavit as authorizing and concealing union-funded purchases of “luxury items and accommodations for their own p...
00:26 2019-09-13

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
22:13 2019-07-13

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO’s second-term prospects in the coming weeks, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg....
21:52 2019-05-21

Reddit 'quarantines' its biggest pro-Trump message board Visitors to the subreddit The_Donald will see warning about its ‘encouragement of violence towards police and officials’Reddit has taken steps to “quarantine” the largest pro-Donald Trump community on its site, The_Donald, due to “repeated rule-breaking behavior” and, in recent days, “encouragement ...
18:39 2019-06-27

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

E.P.A. Dismisses Members of Major Scientific Review Board A spokesman for the agency’s administrator said he would consider replacing the academic scientists with representatives from industries the agency is supposed to regulate....
16:39 2019-05-21

Serve Your Fancy Cheese Board at Room Temperature Cheese is best stored in a cheese cave or the refrigerator (if you’re a peasant), but eating cold cheese—straight from the fridge—is, I am sad to day, a dumb move....
20:13 2019-09-02

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
00:26 2019-06-28

The lone all-male board in the S&P 500 just added a woman to its ranks Copart, the online vehicle auction company, became the final company to add a woman to its board. The announcement was made less than a week after The Washington Post published an analysis about the growth of female directors that noted Copart's lone status....
18:13 2019-07-31

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
19:00 2019-07-24

Calling All '90s Kids, Blockbuster Is Back As a Board Game If you never spent a Friday night scouring the racks at Blockbuster for movies and snacks, you clicked on the wrong article. ‘90s kids (and ‘80s babies) knew exactly how much fun could be had by trolling around Blockbuster for an hour or two every weekend. Sadly, we have to settle for Netflix, Hulu,...
03:00 2019-06-04

‘Daughters’ welcomes 1st black woman to national board NEW YORK (AP) — The Daughters of the American Revolution is having a milestone moment. On Sunday, the lineage-based group is officially installing the first African American woman on its national governing board. Wilhelmena Rhodes Kelly is from the New York City borough of Queens. Kelly and others i...
18:52 2019-06-29

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A, Eben Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans for the board....
20:13 2019-06-27

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but th...
19:26 2019-06-27

Kentucky school board wants Ark Encounter to pay higher taxes The Grant County Board of Education says the county is undervaluing the life-size replica of Noah's Ark in Northern Kentucky.        ...
13:39 2019-08-28

Google settles with labor board over employee speech SAN FRANCISCO — Google has reached a settlement over employees’ ability to speak out about workplace issues after a former worker filed a complaint. Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google said, the company will post notices to remind employees of their federal rights. T...
22:52 2019-09-13

Renault board to review FCA merger proposal Tuesday Renault directors will decide whether to open formal talks with FCA over a $35 billion merger offer. France, Renault's biggest shareholder with a 15 percent stake, reiterated its support for the deal on Friday - on condition that it preserve French industrial jobs and sites, safeguard an alliance wi...
17:26 2019-05-31

Georgia parole board considers clemency for condemned man ATLANTA (AP) — The state parole board is holding a clemency hearing for a Georgia prisoner scheduled for execution this week for the killing of an off-duty prison guard. Marion Wilson Jr. is scheduled to die Thursday. Wilson and Robert Earl Butts Jr. were convicted of murder and sentenced to death i...
17:00 2019-06-19

Interserve lines up Aggreko's Hanna for board role One of Britain's most experienced boardroom figures is being lined up to join the board of Interserve, the outsourcing giant which was briefly forced into administration earlier this year....
04:39 2019-08-22

Lawyers ask board to spare condemned Georgia man's life Lawyers for a Georgia man set to be executed this week are asking the state parole board to spare his life, arguing that he didn't cause the death for which he was condemned....
21:00 2019-06-17

Nissan board has no plans to ask CEO Saikawa to resign, report says Nissan's board is expected to discuss potential disciplinary action against CEO Hiroto Saikawa on Monday after he admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures....
20:13 2019-09-06

The Latest: LA school board votes to end random searches LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the Los Angeles school board voting on whether to ban random searches (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The nation’s second-largest school district has moved to end random student searches at secondary schools. The board of the Los Angeles Unified School District vo...
06:26 2019-06-19

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty MILAN (AP) — Milan’s mayor says that the board of the La Scala opera house has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February. Mayor Giuseppe Sala declined to identify the candidate Tuesday due to on-going personnel negotiatio...
14:26 2019-06-18

Board of Supervisors to vote on new migrant shelter location TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors will meet 9 a.m. Monday to decide whether to lease the former Pima County Juvenile Center to Catholic Community Services for $100 dollars a year. If the board okays the lease, the former juvenile jail, which now sits empty, will become the new temp...
12:01 2019-07-22

Our favorite two-player board games, 2019 edition If you're anything like us, Valentine's Day brings to mind iconic images of candlelit dinners, boxes of chocolate, roses, and, of course, board games. "What tabletop games are best for couples?" is a question we get all the time here at Ars Cardboard, and today we're answering (again) by reprising o...
15:39 2019-05-21

Cuomo booted MTA board member for being too ‘independent’, sources say Gov. Cuomo bounced one of his newest MTA-board appointees last week — a move that came because his pick was too “independent,” sources said. Michael Lynton, 59, former chair of Sony Entertainment and current board chair of the company that owns Snapchat, was booted after only two months. His removal...
01:13 2019-06-09

Raiders Of The North Sea Is A Really Good Digital Board Game As I’ve recently put on record here, I think Tokaido is the best digital board game. Its stay at the top might be short-lived, though, because Raiders of the North Sea, out this week on PC, Switch and mobile, is very good....
01:39 2019-08-02

School Board Votes On Summit Learning Appeal LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to pass an appeal by middle school parents after a proposed shift to Summit Learning. Summit Learning is pitched as a digital, personalized approach to teaching and learning, using more technology in the classroom. Superintend...
04:39 2019-06-21

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom, after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning him for a 1975 killing....
19:13 2019-05-31

Facebook oversight board won’t have mandate to change policy Facebook Inc will allow a new outside oversight board to make final decisions on whether individual pieces of content can be displayed on the social media site, but the group won't be able to make policy changes, the company said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-09-17

U.S. requests U.N. nuclear watchdog's board meet on Iran The United States has requested a special meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday....
18:26 2019-07-05

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
19:00 2019-07-05

Renault board to review FCA merger move on Tuesday The board of Renault will meet on Tuesday to discuss Fiat Chrysler's merger offer, the French carmaker said, as Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire reiterated the government's conditional support for the tie-up....
15:52 2019-05-31

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars LEAK: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
10:26 2019-07-23

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive Exclusive: documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive to the ABC board in 2017, despite the fact that s...
17:39 2019-08-04

Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if......
10:13 2019-08-02

Warren Kanders Quits Whitney Board After Tear Gas Protests Days after eight artists left the Whitney Biennial, the vice chairman stepped down amid criticism of how his company’s law enforcement supplies are used....
17:52 2019-07-31

Icahn reveals stake in Cloudera, may seek board seats Activist investor Carl Icahn revealed a 12.6% stake in data analytics company Cloudera Inc on Thursday, and said he could seek seats on the company's board....
01:39 2019-08-02

Atari founder will debut an intriguing new board game at Comic-Con Nolan Bushnell’s famous dictum about what makes for a great game is that it should be “easy to learn, difficult to master.” The Atari co-founder has told me that on more than one occasion, and it’s the mantra he used to turn the retro video game company he once led into a sho...
06:26 2019-07-19

Former FC Tucson player joins So. Arizonans who “sand board” at Kino Bay KINO BAY, SONORA (MEXICO) – A Former FC Tucson soccer player is now taking part in the extreme sport of “Sand Boarding” in the dunes that overlook the Sea of Cortez (just a 45-minute drive from Hermosillo).  Josue Henriquez joined Co-Founder of FC Tucson Demitri Downing in sandboar...
13:39 2019-05-22

NRA board members defend LaPierre’s push for Texas mansion LaPierre told associates he needed a more secure place to live because he was worried about being targeted after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla....
04:26 2019-08-08

Neuberger urges Verint investors to back its board nominees Asset manager Neuberger Berman on Monday urged shareholders of Verint Systems to vote for its three director nominees and asked the data analytics company to detail its cloud strategy....
15:00 2019-05-21

Venezuela's opposition congress names ad-hoc central bank board Venezuela's opposition-controlled National Assembly on Tuesday appointed an ad-hoc board for the country's central bank with the aim of "protecting its international reserves" from President Nicolas Maduro's government....
21:52 2019-07-16

Renault's Senard expects Nissan's new board to embrace alliance While insisting the focus is now on alliance operations, Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard stopped short of ruling out either a full Renault-Nissan merger or a revival of deal talks with FCA....
22:39 2019-07-18

BMW board to decide on future of CEO Krueger at July meeting, report says A German newspaper reported that if BMW CEO Harald Krueger doesn't get a contract extension, there are two internal frontrunners for the top job, but there has been no formal decision....
20:26 2019-06-27

Iger Departs Board of Apple, Disney’s New Streaming Competitor Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chief executive and chairman, had been on the board since 2011. But both companies will debut streaming services next month....
02:26 2019-09-14

I Will Sell You My Kidneys For This 1914 Indian Board Track Motorcycle Board track racing is one of the most fascinatingly terrifying forms of motor racing, but I never thought it would actually be feasible to get my hands on one of the beautiful machines that actually competed. But now that one has popped up on Mecum, I would be more than happy to trade my organs for ...
20:13 2019-08-01

A natural selection: Evolution evolves from board game to digital app Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. North Star Games has been developing the app version of its popular board game Evolution (read our review) for years, showing demos as far back as...
15:39 2019-05-21

Review: Super-hot board game Terraforming Mars goes digital Enlarge (credit: Asmodee Digital) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Terraforming Mars is one of the most popular heavy strategy games of the last two years (read our 2016 review); it earned...
15:39 2019-05-21

WeWork to Add First Woman Board Member, Undo Trademark Deal The office-space startup said it would appoint Frances Frei, a Harvard Business School professor, to the board of directors after criticism ahead of a planned IPO. WeWork also plans to unwind a transaction with its CEO....
05:13 2019-09-05

Nissan board nominees not broaching merger issue: member Nissan Motor Co is not considering the possibility of a merger with top shareholder Renault at the moment, and none of the nominees to the Japanese automaker's board are pressing to make it an issue now, an external director said on Thursday....
17:39 2019-05-23

These were the passengers and crew members on board the California dive boat Thirty-nine avid divers, families and crew members on board the Conception were resting after a day of diving and gourmet meals when flames engulfed the vessel in the predawn hours of Labor Day....
06:39 2019-09-04