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Ken Burns on the love and loss of 'Country Music'

Ken Burns, the renowned documentarian known for bringing American history to vivid life, debuts his latest effort on Sunday, "Country Music." The ambitious yet intimate eight-part PBS series chronicle...

Ken Burns on the love and loss of 'Country Music'

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For Ken Burns, 'Country Music' Is the Song of America In a new PBS series, the director of “The Civil War,” “Baseball” and other documentaries, portrays America’s development through the lens of country music....
19:13 2019-09-11

Ken Burns shows there’d be no ‘Country Music’ without these humble icons Country Music | Sunday-Wednesday, 8 p.m., PBS Country music is three chords and the truth, said Harlan Howard, one of the genre’s songwriters interviewed in Ken Burns’ new documentary. Four episodes, spanning the 1920s to the mid-1960s, air this week (the remainder will be broadcast the week of Sept...
13:13 2019-09-14

'Country Music' director Ken Burns on 'Old Town Road' breaking chart record: 'Water is wet' Legendary documentary director Ken Burns just made an epic about country music, and he isn't surprised "Old Town Road" broke a major chart record.        ...
17:52 2019-07-31

Ken Burns on 'Country Music' documentary: 'This is as good if not the best we've ever done' Ken Burns' 16-hour "Country Music" documentary will begin airing at 7 p.m. Central time Sept. 15 on PBS.        ...
16:26 2019-08-27

5 new music releases we love: Whispery lo-fi, gender transition love songs, and Afrobeat vibes There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
01:00 2019-06-15

Lucinda Williams review – battle-scarred alt.country star burns bright Barbican, LondonThe singer brings poignancy and raw feeling to this revealing celebration of her defining album Car Wheels on a Gravel RoadSinger-songwriter Lucinda Williams is celebrating last year’s 20th anniversary of her career-making, genre-spawning album, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, yet the y...
18:00 2019-07-31

Boris Johnson: the clown is crowned as the country burns in hell | Hannah Jane Parkinson It’s 33C in London, 0.2% of the nation has spoken and a DUDE has lied his way about bananas and condoms to high officeWell, here we are then. Someone who could easily be rejected as a Guess Who character for looking too ridiculous is now to lead the country. A man whose DNA profile is the exact same...
19:13 2019-07-23

2019 CMT Music Awards: Everything you need to know about the country music awards show The CMT Music Awards air live at 7 p.m. on CMT on Wednesday. See who's performing and who's up for awards.        ...
18:39 2019-06-05

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
13:26 2019-08-16

How the Grand Ole Opry put country music (and Nashville) on the map The live concert broadcast helped define Nashville as "Music City, U.S.A.," and the Opry name has become near-synonymous with country music.        ...
18:26 2019-08-29

Charlie Daniels says he's not a big fan of new country music: 'I can't tell one song from another' Charlie Daniels of the Charlie Daniels Band performed for the "Fox & Friends" All-American Summer Concert Series on Friday, and gave his opinion on some of the new country music hitting the charts. ...
18:52 2019-06-21

Country music fans erupt for Lil Nas X at CMA Fest NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An hour before Lil Nas X made his debut on the CMA Fest stage, fans were already chanting for “Old Town Road.” The 20-year-old rapper came out in a sparkly orange denim suit and white cowboy hat and boots to sing the viral hit on Saturday night in Nashville for te...
23:13 2019-06-10

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perry, the 40-year-old head of Columbia Records....
14:52 2019-05-31

Black Artists Built Country Music—And Then It Left Them Behind Over the past few months, a contentious debate has raged over whether Lil Nas X, whose single “Old Town Road” spent a record 19 weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 this summer, is a country artist. But for the filmmaker Ken Burns, the answer is clear. “The fact somebody has walked in...
00:00 2019-09-12

Country Music Crosses the Pond in Wild Rose Country music may have flowered in the U.S., but its roots–including fiddle tunes and ballads from the British Isles, many of them songs about lost loves and premature death–lie on the other side of an ocean. That’s why the premise of the sweet and thorny U.K.-produced comedy-drama...
16:13 2019-06-20

Cummings: AOC’s ‘Squad’ do ‘love their country’ ​Rep. Elijah Cummings defend​ed​ the four freshmen Democrats that President Trump has called on to “go back” to their original countries, saying their allegiance is to the Constitution and the American people. Asked about the president’s Sunday tweet that he doesn’t believe t...
19:39 2019-07-21

Tyler Childers: 'In country music, nobody is thinking about how to move people' With John Prine and Willie Nelson among his fans and awards to his name, the Kentucky songwriter is a rising star of country – but he’s dismayed by its fixation on beer and pickup trucksAfter finishing his 2017 album Purgatory, Tyler Childers was talking to his producer, Sturgill Simpson. “He said: ...
11:00 2019-08-02

‘Country Music’ uncovers stars’ surprising backstories, scandals Country music has always been known for its relatable tales of love and loss set against backdrops of hometowns, dive bars and winding roads. But it’s not only the songs that are filled with stories — it’s the singers and songwriters, too. Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his team spent 8½ ...
04:26 2019-09-13

Donnie Fritts, Who Bridged Soul and Country Music, Dies at 76 Mr. Fritts, who was probably best known for his long tenure in Kris Kristofferson’s band, was a force in Southern popular music for more than two decades....
03:26 2019-08-30

Brandi Carlile calls out NRA, sexism in country music in new song 'Cowgirls' Brandi Carlile called out the country music community for its pro-gun stances, alleged sexism and lack of female stars in the genre in a scathing new song, "Cowgirls."...
19:00 2019-07-22

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

Which Country Cutie Lit Up the 2019 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet? Vote for Your Favorite Look Now We've gone country, y'all! On Wednesday, country music's biggest stars arrived in Nashville to live it up and crank up that boot-stomping music at the 2019 CMT Music Awards.......
17:52 2019-06-06

How Maren Morris Came to Be Part of The Highwomen, Country Music's Newest Supergroup Maren Morris wasn't exactly in need of a new project when The Highwomen came a'calling. Not only was she doing just fine on her own, becoming a crossover star in her own right......
02:26 2019-09-08

Ariana Grande gets candid about love and loss Just one year ago, Ariana Grande was falling in love with comedian Pete Davidson. A few months later, she'd be mourning the loss of her former boyfriend, rapper Mac Miller, and dealing with PTSD from a terror attack at her 2017 Manchester concert that killed 22 people and injured hundreds....
19:52 2019-07-09

Wu-Tang Clan become first hip-hop act to headline country music's legendary Ryman stage Legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan took over the Mother Church of Country Music on Sunday night as the rest of Nashville closed out CMA Fest 2019.        ...
16:39 2019-06-10

Country star Randy Travis releases new music 6 years after near-fatal stroke Country music star Randy Travis dropped single “One in a Row” last week, the first music the singer has released since suffering an almost fatal stroke six years ago....
09:26 2019-06-04

Country music world reacts after Granger Smith's 3-year-old son dies Granger Smith received an outpouring of support after he announced his infant son's drowning death.        ...
18:39 2019-06-07

Country music star Drake White reveals brain disease diagnosis Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, VA, has revealed he was diagnosed with a debilitating brain disease....
02:39 2019-08-22

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
09:00 2019-07-19

The glaciers of Iceland seemed eternal. Now a country mourns their loss | Andri Snær Magnason My grandparents mapped these giants of the landscape. A plaque will mark the spot where the first was lost to the climate crisisHow do you write a eulogy for a glacier? Think about it. How would you go about that, having grown up with glaciers as a geological given, a symbol of eternity? How do you ...
14:13 2019-08-14

Love match continues after Monfils U.S. Open loss When it comes to tennis it seems love does not conquer all as Gael Monfils discovered on Wednesday when he failed to follow girlfriend Elina Svitolina into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open....
11:13 2019-09-05

How a Craigslist ad became a viral saga of love, loss and moving on Jessica Ciencin Henriquez was just trying to get rid of some stuff. She and her 6-year-old son were moving out of their apartment in lower Manhattan, and they couldn’t lug all their possessions out of the country with them. But when she sat down to write a Craigslist post for her furniture, knickkna...
07:39 2019-05-29

A country-music star is born in the Scottish honky-tonk drama Wild Rose Country music has a long history of brazen women doggedly persevering over daunting personal and societal odds. As far back as 1952, Kitty Wells shredded the hypocrisy of sexual double standards in her song “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” and Loretta Lynn had already given birth to three...
00:00 2019-06-20

Granger Smith receives support from country music community after son, 3, dies in 'tragic accident' Granger Smith and his wife, Amber, received support from the country music community after the couple revealed their son River, 3, died after a "tragic accident."...
23:39 2019-06-06

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

Nashville-based country stars love to play tourist at home NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tourism comes alive in the Music City during summer, but the thousands who flock here aren’t the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based stars enjoy playing tourist, too. Russell Dickerson says the Country Music Hall of Fame is a favorite stop. Morgan Evans and hi...
17:26 2019-06-21

I Both Love And Feel Embarrassed About All The Video Game Music On My Phone An eight-hour road trip I recently took with a friend quickly turned into a musical deep dive. As we flew through conversations about bachata, gospel, R&B, soul, house, and more, my friend mentioned that ’90s music made up a significant portion of his palate. “You know, there’s a lot of anime an...
19:00 2019-05-24

Country music stands at a moment of great racial change. Or so its biggest cable network believes. Country Music Television is attempting to nudge in new directions — toward feminism and racial diversity and away from its historical white roots. Can it lead a woke sea change?...
02:52 2019-08-03

Country music icon Lee Greenwood helps gift double-amputee veteran a customized home Country music star Lee Greenwood was especially proud to be an American over the holiday weekend, after working with a non-profit to provide a specialized home for a veteran who lost both of his legs overseas....
17:39 2019-07-08

Christianity is trending in 2019's country music hits, from Blake Shelton to Carrie Underwood At least seven high-profile songs reference God or his son or wade into the spirit of Christianity.        ...
18:52 2019-06-03

Love of country? Or a political stunt? Trump holiday speech divides Americans Jan Shairrick and two friends drove more than a thousand miles from southern Arkansas to join President Donald Trump's "Salute to America" Independence Day celebrations in Washington....
23:13 2019-07-04

Eric Trump supports father's message to AOC's 'squad': 'If you don't love our country, leave' Eric Trump said Tuesday on Fox & Friends that Democrats have "no message" to bring to the American people, so they're resorting to "name-calling" and accusations of racism. ...
18:39 2019-07-17

'People who love life and music' - dance parties return to Baghdad Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks....
21:13 2019-08-18

Kacey Musgraves' elaborate gowns, detention slips get Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit Along with the pantsuit she wore at the CMAs, you'll see handwritten lyrics for "Slow Burn," and high school detention slips earned for 'excessive talking.'        ...
16:39 2019-05-22

At country music's newest festival, host Dierks Bentley lets fans curate their own experience Bentley hosted his second Seven Peaks camping and music festival in a remote mountain town over Labor Day weekend.        ...
22:39 2019-09-03

Final Fantasy XV's Lead Designer's New Game Is A Love Letter To Live Music No Straight Roads is a rhythm game inspired by the strong visual storytelling of Psychonauts. Playing it feels like rocking out in front of a surreal, vibrant crowd. At E3 last week, I was able to play a short demo that included the first boss fight, and as someone who also loves live music, I was p...
23:39 2019-06-18

Life, love and loss in a coaching family: The story of Blake and Wendy Anderson It took Blake Anderson's wife, Wendy, almost walking out on him for the longtime football coach to prioritize his family. Those values became even more important during her battle with cancer....
02:52 2019-09-13

The Class of '89: How Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black, Travis Tritt changed country music Thirty years ago, country music’s storied “Class of 1989” — led by the meteoric rise of Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black and Travis Tritt — changed the face of one of America’s truest art form.        ...
01:39 2019-08-27

How Shania Twain Weathered Family Tragedy, Impossible Heartbreak and Debilitating Disease to Become Country Music's Ultimate Survivor There's an old, sort of hack joke about country music that goes a little something like this: What do you get if you play a country song backwards? You get your dog back, you......
16:00 2019-08-28

How Lauren Bushnell Survived Bachelor Heartbreak to Find Chris Lane's Country Song-Worthy Love Chris Lane just officially made his "Take Back Home Girl" Lauren Bushnell his future wife. The country singer popped the question to The Bachelor star on June 16, revealing the......
23:13 2019-06-18

CMA Awards analysis: 'GIRL' power on the rise as women make country music in-roads Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton will host the 53rd CMA Awards 7 p.m. on Sept. 13 on ABC.        ...
18:26 2019-08-29

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motion clay art style, an immediately compelling hook in the titular Swapper, a gun that lets you clone yourself and zap your consciousness between those cl...
01:13 2019-07-04

Peace, Love & Summer Music: Vote for the Concert You Want to See First This Summer Music makes the world go round and summer concerts make it more fun. Festival season kicks off months and months of music fun, but once June hits it becomes summer concert season and boy,......
21:52 2019-06-20

Bob Dylan's 'Nashville Skyline' turns 50: How the album changed country music Exploring the history of Bob Dylan's "Nashville Skyline" with the players who created it and the songwriters influenced by it.        ...
20:13 2019-06-28

Country music star Jake Owen slams 'ignorant' anti-LGBTQ fan who doesn't 'Believe' Jake Owen shared his new rustic cover of Cher's 1998 hit "Believe" in honor of the LGBTQ community, but not everyone was a fan.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Beyoncé debuts 'Spirit' music video, calls new 'Lion King' album 'a love letter to Africa' Beyoncé fans get a two-in-one gift this Friday with the release of both the Bey-voiced "Lion King" movie and her new "The Lion King: The Gift" album,.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

Amazon Music Unlimited is growing faster than Apple Music or Spotify, report says Enlarge / An Amazon Echo smart speaker. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Amazon grew its Music Unlimited streaming service by more than 70% in the past year, according to data by Midia Research published by the Financial Times. The service currently has approximately 32 million subscri...
15:52 2019-07-12

YouTube and Universal Music are teaming up to remaster 1,000 classic music videos We all love revisiting classic music videos from time to time, but it's safe to say that many older clips don't hold up quite as well as they should – largely due to being made for TV viewing in the standard definition era.YouTube and Universal Music Group (UMG) apparently feel the ...
04:52 2019-06-20

YouTube Music just got a crazy new feature that Spotify and Apple Music can’t copy Spotify and Apple Music are the two dominant forces in music streaming at the moment, but they are far from the only options available. One of the other big names in streaming is YouTube Music, and while it may not be able to compete with Apple and Spotify on every front, it does some things those s...
17:26 2019-07-19

Warner Chappell Music acquires Gene Autry Music Group Warner Chappell Music announced on Thursday that it has acquired the 1,500-plus songs of the Gene Autry Music Group. The “Singing Cowboy’s” catalogue includes the holiday standard “Here Comes Santa Claus,” as well as Autry’s signature song, “Back In The Saddle Again.” Among other classics picked up ...
03:52 2019-05-31

Amazon Music comes to select Garmin music-enabled sports watches Garmin has been expanding music support on its various sports watches and now is the first wearable company to roll out support for Amazon Music. Amazon Prime subscribers can now enjoy music on their GPS sports watch for no additional cost....
15:52 2019-08-21

YouTube and Universal Music Group are remastering old music videos YouTube is perhaps the single biggest public repository of music videos, but many are bit outdated, with visuals and audio designed for old TVs with single speakers, and others that could use a bit of an upgrade too. Many videos from major artists wi......
18:52 2019-06-19

New Apple Music and YouTube Music playlists might keep you listening for longer As music streaming services battle it out for more audience share, one of the key weapons in the fight are recommended playlists – those auto-generated lists of tracks that save you the trouble of picking your own songs, and introduce you to new artists.In order to better compete with Spotify...
23:13 2019-08-26

European election results - country by country Below is a snapshot of the key results in the European Parliament elections in each European country, in alphabetical order. Click on the flags to find out what happened......
03:39 2019-05-28

Tennessee Follows Up Dismal Loss To Georgia State With Excruciating Loss To BYU That players-only meeting didn’t work, and it seems the problem wasn’t the receiver who enjoyed a meme at his own team’s expense. The Tennessee Volunteers dropped their home opener to Georgia State—yes, State—but had the opportunity to rebound Saturday in Knoxville, this time against BYU. They were...
17:26 2019-09-08

Coca-Cola's 'Love is Love' ads spark backlash from top Hungarian politician Coca-Cola stirred up backlash from politicians and conservative activists in Hungary over its "Love is Love" ad series. But the company has no plans to backtrack....
00:13 2019-08-06

Watch: 'My First First Love' stars navigate love, friendship in Season 2 Tae-o (Ji Soo) adjusts to Song-i (Jung Chae-yeon) and Do-hyun's (Jung Jin-young) relationship in Season 2 of the Netflix K-drama "My First First Love."...
20:39 2019-07-15

Lizzo’s VMA moment: ‘Love yourself in a world that doesn’t love you back!’ Last year, the MTV Video Music Awards didn’t quite seem to capture the music that was really happening at the moment. But the 2019 VMAs — held for the first time in New Jersey, at Newark’s Prudential Center — rectified that early on with a performance by one of the It Girls of summer 2019:......
08:52 2019-08-27

Weight Loss Diet: Kick-start Your Weight Loss Journey With This Protein-Rich Broccoli Soup You can now reap the umpteen benefits of this wonder veggie without compromising on the taste quotient. How, you ask? By turning it into a delectable, dense and healthy soup....
13:52 2019-08-20

Weight Loss: This Sauteed Cauliflower Is A Perfect Weight-Loss-Friendly Appetiser If you're done using cauliflower (gobhi) in parathas and dry sabzis, here is an interesting way to serve and savour the goodness of cauliflower in a delectable yet healthy fashion....
16:39 2019-09-02

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's  Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services for you to choose from out there, the only two...
23:13 2019-06-05

Weight Loss: 5 Easy Tips On How To Eat Potatoes In A Weight Loss Diet Weight Loss: Potatoes are an intrinsic part of Indian cooking. Guess what, if eaten in moderation, potatoes are not that bad for your waistline. Potatoes could also do wonders for your blood......
09:13 2019-09-05

Weight Loss: 5 Vegetarian Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks For Office We agree it is difficult to eat clean and healthy at office, especially when there are so many options around to lure. But if you are willing to try, there are plenty of ways in which you can make......
13:52 2019-08-20

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
18:39 2019-05-25

Amazon is selling suncream that 'burns fat' as you tan WANT to burn fat ahead of your summer holiday? Apparently, you can lose weight as you tan by applying Sunshapers sun cream. Here's all you need to know....
19:39 2019-07-01

Woodbury Fire burns nearly 100,000 acres TONTO NATIONAL FOREST –  The Woodbury Fire has charred nearly 100-thousand acres. and has been burning for two weeks. As of Sunday night, it is only 25-percent contained. Dry conditions and low humidity are making things tougher for firefighters. Officials said the flames could move fast. Evac...
08:52 2019-06-24

Weight Loss: This 3-Ingredient Juice Could Help Speed Up Your Weight Loss Weight Loss: Sugary sodas, cola beverages and packaged fruit juices are full of sugar. Look for sugar-free natural drinks to keep you hydrated. Here's a recipe of orange, carrot and ginger juice that......
11:52 2019-08-12

Woodbury Fire burns more than 65,000 acres, 42% contained The Woodbury Fire has burned more than 65,000 acres, Tonto National Forest officials said Friday. The fire sparked June 8 in the Superstition Mountains –it is now 42 percent contained. On Thursday, residents of the Roosevelt and Roosevelt Lake area received an evacuation alert. A shelter for evacuee...
05:00 2019-06-22

400+ Indigenous Tribes Under Threat as Amazon Burns The fires blazing across the Amazon rainforest in Brazil are devastating. They’re making international headlines and sparking sadness and outrage across the globe as people worry about how the planet’s “lungs” are taking a backseat to economic interests.  ...
10:39 2019-08-26

Smoke Has Blotted Out the Sun in São Paulo as the Amazon Burns What began as a “day of fire” a week and a half ago has now turned daytime skies in São Paulo an inky black. The Amazon has been in deep, deep trouble ever since far-right president Jair Bolsnaro took over running Brazil. Advocates feared his regime would commit ecological “genocide” in the Amazon a...
17:26 2019-08-21

Fire burns 25 acres of land near Bisbee TUCSON – Arizona State Forestry crews are battling a fire that ignited six miles northeast of Bisbee, the organization announced Monday afternoon. According to officials, the fire is currently burning about 25 acres of land, with smoke clearly visible from the surrounding areas. Several aircr...
02:52 2019-07-16

For These Women, a FIRE That Burns Too Male and Too White Fed up with the bro-heavy archetype of the FIRE trend (“financial independence, retire early”), women are carving out their own niche in the frugal-living movement....
14:13 2019-06-07

Fire in northeastern Spain burns over 12,000 acres Firefighters worked to control a fire in northeastern Spain Thursday that has blazed through 12,355 acres of land since manure combusted on a farm a day ago....
20:52 2019-06-27

AOC BURNS Rahm Emanuel To a Crisp NO SURVIVORS Former Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel has wasted no time after leaving his post churning out the personal news, but his latest job announcement has drawn ire from none other than Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
07:39 2019-06-06

Ken Burns on America: 'We're a strange and complicated people' Through war, baseball and music, Burns’ monumental TV documentaries have told the story of the USA – a mission he says is even more urgent in the age of ‘alternative facts’Many birthday presents are rapidly discarded or forgotten, but a gift given to a 17-year-old Michigan high-school student, on 29...
18:00 2019-07-31

Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying A new study of healthy young adults suggests that standing more could be a simple way to raise daily energy expenditure and compensate for sedentariness....
15:39 2019-09-11

Idaho wildfire burns near top U.S. nuclear research lab A wildfire in Idaho has forced one of the United States' top nuclear research labs to cut back personnel Wednesday, as the flames burned near the facility....
13:52 2019-07-24

Arsonist burns gay pride flags outside Harlem bar At least one arsonist set two gay-pride flags on fire in front of a Harlem bar just before the start of Pride Month, police said — an act Gov. Cuomo condemned. Cops were called at around 12:20 a.m. Friday to Alibi Lounge on West 139th Street near Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., where two rainbow......
07:39 2019-06-02

Two-alarm fire burns house in midtown TUCSON – Tucson Fire Department is working a two-alarm house fire after the blaze ignited Friday afternoon in midtown. According to TFD, the house involved is located near 17th Street and Campbell Avenue. Details are limited at this time. Crews on scene of a 2 Alarm fire on 17th Street eas...
03:39 2019-06-18

A Woman's Vaginal Steaming Left Her with Second-Degree Burns A 62-year-old Canadian woman ended up with painful second-degree burns on her genitals after she attempted an at-home vaginal steaming, according to a case report. Ultimately, it delayed the reconstructive surgery she needed to treat an earlier vaginal injury.Read more......
00:26 2019-08-10

Stalin's Azerbaijan prison where water burns like fire If an artist were to sketch a map of Azerbaijan, its southernmost part would be covered in green tea gardens, citrus bushes and the coastal line would be dotted with picturesque lighthouses....
17:26 2019-08-06

Dodge Demon Burns At Race Track Because Everyone's A Dick If you’re considering a move into misanthropy but are having trouble transitioning because you just like people so dang much, I think I have something that will help. It’s this video of a guy who manages to catch his Dodge Demon on fire at a Michigan track. He then pisses off the track workers to th...
02:52 2019-08-10

The Fall of Barneys Burns a Hedge-Fund Star Some billionaire hedge-fund managers buy sports teams. Richard Perry snapped up Barneys, one of New York’s most influential luxury department-store chains, but couldn’t save it from industrywide pressures....
12:26 2019-08-06

Historic 125-year-old church mysteriously burns to the ground A Roman Catholic church that stood in Texas for more than a century mysteriously burned to the ground this week — with insurance adjusters placing the damages at $3 million to $4 million, according to a report. The 125-year-old Church of the Visitation in Westphalia caught fire Monday morning,...
18:52 2019-07-31

Four missing after ship capsizes, burns near Georgia coast Rescue teams were searching for four crewmembers after a cargo ship caught fire and capsized Sunday off the Georgia coast, the Coast Guard said.        ...
20:00 2019-09-08

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Nations all over the globe started to wake up to the reality of a currency controlled by the data hoardin...
22:52 2019-07-17

Jason Roy not downcast at his latest failure, says Rory Burns • Batsman out for 22 after dropping down England order• Coach Chris Silverwood backs wicketless Jofra ArcherJason Roy left the field with his middle stump uprooted and no greater sense of belonging in Test cricket. But according to Rory Burns, his close friend, the right-hander remains upbeat regard...
23:26 2019-09-06

Woman's blistering 'margarita burns' like 'being cooked from the inside out' Beware of the so-called “margarita burn” this summer. That’s one Canadian woman’s warning after she suffered second-degree burns on her hands from squeezing limes to make cocktails on a recent lake trip. ...
08:00 2019-07-10

| Australia opener Burns back after fatigue disorder Australia Test opener Joe Burns has been cleared to play again after being diagnosed with a fatigue disorder which threatened his chances of being part of the Ashes series....
07:00 2019-07-04

Europe's heatwave burns on, but eases from record highs A four-day heatwave across western Europe that killed seven people began to ease slightly on Sunday, as temperature alerts were cut back and wildfires slowly brought under control....
01:52 2019-07-01

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Leads the Charge on Climate With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake....
18:39 2019-08-24

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
04:26 2019-08-23

Vape pen explodes in UK man's car, causes third-degree burns: 'It felt like I was being burnt alive' A man in the United Kingdom is lucky to be alive after his vape pen exploded while he was driving, setting both himself and his car ablaze and leaving him with third-degree burns. ...
18:52 2019-08-09

Man suffers horrific third-degree burns after vape explodes in his pocket The father-of-two, who had been vaping for eight years, was rushed to hospital where medics had to peel off the melted fabric and perform skin grafts....
19:13 2019-07-19

Famous horse barn burns on Virginia’s Chincoteague Island CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Flames have destroyed a famous horse barn on Chincoteague Island in Virginia. News outlets report firefighters were called Tuesday night to the Misty barn at the Beebe Ranch. Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company spokeswoman Denise Bowden says flames were shooting 30 feet (9 m...
22:39 2019-06-27

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribed controlled burns, according to a small study in northern California....
12:13 2019-06-06

Major fire burns Jim Beam whiskey warehouse in Kentucky Officials say a lightning strike may be to blame for a major fire late Tuesday night at a warehouse that stores Jim Beam bourbon in central Kentucky....
20:00 2019-07-03

AP Source: Panthers agree to deal with 1st-round pick Burns A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with defensive end and first-round pick Brian Burns on 4-year contract with option for 5th season.       ...
17:52 2019-07-24

Burns maiden ton helps England take initiative in Ashes opener "Rory Burns smashed an unbeaten maiden test century as England gained the upper hand in the first Ashes test by finishing day two on 267-4, trailing Australia by just 17 runs on Friday."...
05:39 2019-08-03

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

1st Test, Day 2 Live: Pattinson Dismisses Denly, Burns Solid ENG vs AUS 1st Test Day 2 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: After a subdued start in the morning session, Rory Burns played some free-flowing shots in the following sessions to get close to his maiden Test ton....
18:00 2019-08-02

Fire burns through Greek pine forest on island near capital Dozens of firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft are battling a wildfire on an island north of Athens that has left the Greek capital blanketed in smoke...
12:52 2019-08-13

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene: flames in the trees and thick gray smoke shrouding canyon walls. Firefighters were on the job. In fact, they had started the blaze that chewed throug...
00:00 2019-08-13

Steve Burns to make cameo in ‘Blue’s Clues’ return Here are your three clues: He is beloved by ’90s kids, he wore a green striped shirt and he sat on a thinking chair. That’s right. “Blue’s Clues” is back, and so is Steve. The Nickelodeon hit, which originally aired in 1996, is getting a reboot called “Blue’s Clues & You!,” premier...
20:26 2019-08-28

As Amazon burns, breathing problems spike in nearby communities During the first three weeks of August, one hospital in Porto Velho admitted more than 400 children with respiratory problems — three times the average, officials said. Lines at clinics are growing, and officials say they’re trying to hire more staff....
00:26 2019-08-29

Papua protests: capital Jayapura burns during night of violence Indonesian president calls for calm after more than 1,000 protesters take to streets amid unrest over racial slurs and calls for independence Protesters in Indonesia’s easternmost region of Papua have set buildings ablaze in the provincial capital Jayapura, forcing the state power firm to cut off el...
15:26 2019-08-30

Customer burns McDonald's employee with hot coffee after it was too watery: police A customer at a McDonalds in Nashville has been arrested on assault charges after he allegedly threw a hot coffee at an employee on Thursday because it was too watery....
06:26 2019-09-15

Bride burns butt, tries to drink pain away instead of canceling wedding A bride with a burned behind tried to make the best out of the situation but just ended up being the butt of the joke. A Reddit user posted the story to the site’s bridezilla forums, although this woman isn’t the typical bridezilla. She just seemingly didn’t realize that combining a burned butt and ...
01:00 2019-06-20

Herbert Burns hopes to clear one last hurdle to claim UFC contract Brazilian Herbert Burns has been through the highs and lows of a promising run in ONE Fighting Championships, multiple yearlong layoffs and more. Dana White's Contender Series represents his best chance at a UFC contract....
20:13 2019-08-06

Fire that destroyed 45K Jim Beam whiskey barrels still burns in Kentucky A major fire that's destroyed 45,000 barrels of bourbon at a Jim Beam storage facility in central Kentucky is still burning after more than two days, authorities said....
00:00 2019-07-06

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake....
21:26 2019-08-24

A Startup Says It Can Automate Growing Perfect Weed Even as Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of climate catastrophe. That honorific belongs to Seedo...
22:13 2019-06-12

South Carolina man burns down home because he suspected wife of affair, police say Cops say a man in South Carolina who allegedly discovered his wife was having an affair is the real homewrecker after he decided to get even by torching his home....
20:26 2019-09-09

Stepmom arrested after 4-year-old girl dies from boiling water burns A Texas woman is facing charges for not seeking medical treatment for her 4-year-old stepdaughter — who burned herself with boiling water and died, authorities said. Juana Marquez, 42, called 911 on Saturday morning about 12 hours after a large pot of scalding water fell on the child, accordin...
17:52 2019-08-14

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests of a few deep-pocketed utilities, Ohio has enacted a controversial new law, dubbed HB 6, subsidizing dirty, decades-old coal plants and gutting the st...
18:39 2019-07-31

Journalist Found Dead With 90% Burns In Madhya Pradesh, Murder Alleged A journalist working for a Hindi daily died after sustaining 90 per cent burns in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar on Wednesday. His brother has alleged that he was set on fire by the additional agriculture......
20:52 2019-06-19

Real estate CEO John Burns on the growing build-to-rent trend More and more homebuilders are thinking of becoming the landlords of the units they're building. CNBC's Diana Olick and John Burns of John Burns Real Estate Consulting join 'The Exchange' to discuss....
01:13 2019-08-01

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
03:52 2019-07-13

Hotter than Death Valley: Europe burns, sweats in record heat Wildfires burned tracts of land in France and Spain at the weekend as Europe sweltered in record-breaking temperatures that pushed the mercury toward all-time highs on Sunday in Germany, killing at least seven people....
17:52 2019-06-30

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a se...
03:13 2019-05-23

Tommy Burns-Jack Johnson and Harry Mallin honoured with plaques Jack Johnson enthralled the world when he chased down Tommy Burns, writes Alex Daley in his Yesterday's Heroes column The post Tommy Burns-Jack Johnson and Harry Mallin honoured with plaques appeared first on Boxing News....
13:13 2019-06-21

Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard shuts down Indians, then burns them on Twitter New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivered six scoreless innings against the Cleveland Indians before owning them on Twitter.       ...
20:26 2019-08-23

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest alight but told foreign powers not to interfere....
02:00 2019-08-23

England centurion Rory Burns had a great start but now it's all about being Mr Consistency England cricket do not need to panic after their defeat in the First Ashes Test. The reality is that their greatest ever bowler went down four overs in. It is a nightmare captaining a side a bowler down where, unless your spinner bowls for two people (which Joe Root did not have), a breaking point c...
21:13 2019-08-07

Ashes 1st Test Day 5 Live: Pat Cummins Removes Rory Burns Early On Day 5 ENG vs AUS 1st Test Day 5 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: Australia dominated on Day 4 of the 1st Test, thanks to centuries from Steve Smith and Matthew Wade....
13:13 2019-08-05

Cochise County fire burns dangerously close to rancher’s home TOMBSTONE — Stan White’s ranch lies 12 miles southeast from the Tombstone Post Office and 35 miles from Douglas. “We have a 750-gallon water tank on there that’s pretty high pressure, it belongs to my neighbor,” he said. “That’s what you have to do when you ...
09:39 2019-07-07

Fire under control at Exxon petrochemical plant; some workers suffer minor burns Exxon Mobil Corp brought under control a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers, though none seriously, and sending nearby residents indoors....
03:13 2019-08-01

Iranian Woman Dies From Self-Inflicted Burns After Arrest For Attending Soccer Match Sahar Khodayari, a 30-year-old Iranian woman, has died after she self-immolated outside of a courtroom where she was being tried for attempting to enter a soccer match disguised as a man. Khodayari was arrested in March as she tried to attend a match featuring her favorite team, Esteghlal. She was f...
22:39 2019-09-10

California boat fire: Authorities say victims likely died of smoke inhalation, not burns California authorities on Friday said victims likely died of smoke inhalation, not burns. They released the names of nine victims.        ...
01:00 2019-09-07

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
16:13 2019-05-21

High Level, surrounding areas evacuated as wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta A mandatory evacuation order was issued for parts of Mackenzie County in northwestern Alberta Monday afternoon as an out-of-control wildfire burned in the area....
16:13 2019-05-21

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under construction at the corner of El Camino Real and Scott. ...
05:39 2019-06-29

Owner of Timberland, Vans stops buying Brazilian leather as Amazon burns The U.S. parent company of apparel and shoe brands Timberland, Vans and the North Face will no longer buy Brazilian leather, it said on Thursday, as surging forest fires in the Amazon raise questions about how companies are contributing to the destruction of the world's largest rainforest....
20:00 2019-08-29

Rory Burns says evening with 2005 Ashes winners inspired fighting century • ‘I was ready to run through a brick wall,’ says England opener• Steve Waugh tells Australia batsman to watch and learnRory Burns tasted the sweet success of a maiden Test century against Australia after an evening with members of England’s 2005 Ashes-winning team that left him feeling ready to run...
03:52 2019-08-03

England stars Rory Burns and Sam Curran ready to boost Surrey's T20 bid Rory Burns and Sam Curran are set to play in Surrey's T20 Blast opener at Essex tonight before joining England's squad for the Test against Ireland next week....
15:52 2019-07-19

New Jersey woman watches Pennywise doll float into her yard, promptly burns it with fire In what’s either a clever bit of viral marketing for It: Chapter 2 or a genuinely unnerving bit of happenstance, a plush Pennywise doll covered in odd scribblings floated into a woman’s yard and scared the ever-loving piss out of her. Renee Jensen, a resident of New Jersey’s Harrington Park borough,...
07:52 2019-08-20

Vernon Davis Hurdles Defender, Burns Eagles For 48-Yard Touchdown, Walks Off In Pain With Jordan Reed inactive, Washington started Vernon Davis at tight end today against the Eagles. It paid off early with this spectacular 48-yard touchdown, but that might’ve used up all the remaining gas in the 35-year-old’s tank....
22:00 2019-09-08

Man suffered groin blisters, severe burns after leaving hair removal cream on too long A man in the U.K. has allegedly been in the hospital for weeks and will remain there for several more after he reportedly left hair removal cream on his groin for a few minutes too long, resulting in gruesome blisters and painful burns....
23:39 2019-08-19

Ashes 2019: Rory Burns hits first Test century to put England in box seat against Australia Rory Burns had been in the nineties for more than 10 overs and on 99 for nine balls when he pushed Nathan Lyon to mid-on and just ran. He was quick enough, and a hard-earned Ashes century was his....
21:00 2019-08-02

Juul CEO Kevin Burns calls vaping-related illnesses 'worrisome,' but won't pull products The CEO of the popular e-cigarette company Juul called the nearly 200 cases of vaping-related illnesses “worrisome” — but said his popular products will stay on the market until “we see some facts.” ...
18:00 2019-08-28

Boxing News at Five: Fury wants to fight ‘Big Baby’ on October 5, Linares and Burns set to meet on September 7 in Glasgow Tyson Fury is hoping to fight either Jarrell Miller or Trevor Bryan on October 5, while Jorge Linares vs. Ricky Burns looks done for September 7 The post Boxing News at Five: Fury wants to fight ‘Big Baby’ on October 5, Linares and Burns set to meet on September 7 in Glasgow appeared first on Boxing...
19:26 2019-07-08

Stranger Things 3 Is a Lot of Love, and Intensified, But the Love Is Not Intensified, OK? Stranger Things season three is going to be intensified, and it's going to have a lot of love, but do not mistakenly think those two things are related. E! News' Tamara Dhia......
00:26 2019-06-19

Oritse Williams house fire: JLS star's £3 million London mansion burns down in suspected arson attack - days after he is cleared of rape JLS star Oritse Williams' £3 million mansion in south London has gone up in flames in a suspected arson attack just days after he was cleared of rape....
12:13 2019-06-05

Fighting fire with fire: Prescribed burns can prevent catastrophic destruction Prescribed fires are credited with making forests healthier and stopping or slowing the advance of some wildfire blazes in the U.S West.        ...
22:39 2019-08-12

Savage! The Rock breaks down his Jason Statham burns in 'Hobbs and Shaw' The Rock doles out the most savage burns against Jason Statham in 'Fast & Furious' spinoff 'Hobbs & Shaw.' He says he's been prepping his whole life.        ...
18:01 2019-07-31

Power, cell service lost as Level 6 wildfire burns out of control in High Level The out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of High Level, Alta., on Monday is currently listed as a Level 6, the most severe, given how active it is....
19:13 2019-05-21

What Netflix's 'Wine Country' gets right about visiting wine country To be clear, this isn’t a movie about wine. It’s a movie about friendship and the joys and challenges of midlife.        ...
01:26 2019-06-01

Ilford fire: Police appeal to identify homeless man who died after suffering 100% burns in 'arson attack' A man who died in a suspected arson attack in Ilford was living in a makeshift tent on the roadside and sustained nearly 100% burns in the incident, police have said....
20:13 2019-06-21

'America's Got Talent': Wildcard Ansley Burns gets standing ovation for her return The 13-year-old singer returned this week as a wild card contestant in the show's live competition rounds.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

'AGT': Ansley Burns, 12, wows with a capella Aretha Franklin song after 'terrible' start Ansley Burns, 12, sang Aretha Franklin's 'Think' on NBC's 'America's Got Talent.'        ...
08:26 2019-06-19

Roast of Alec Baldwin: The night's best burns (daughter Ireland Baldwin's included) Alec Baldwin's past controversies provided plenty of material for roast jokes made by Robert De Niro, Caitlyn Jenner and daughter Ireland.        ...
14:26 2019-09-08

How to Buy a Country President Trump has indicated interest in purchasing Greenland—and although Greenland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated via Twitter that they were “open for business, not for sale,” it’s worth asking: how do you buy a country, anyway?...
01:52 2019-08-17

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge to cut greenhouse emissions to "net zero" is to be ...
11:00 2019-06-16

When Your Country Is On Fire, There's Always Softball When he lived in Venezuela, Freddy de Freitas played baseball every day of the week, except for the occasional Monday. He played and baked under the Caracas sun on weekends, and on weekdays after work he’d rush over to his local stadium to play under the lights. That was before the stadium lights st...
03:00 2019-06-07

The best country to be a woman? It's not the US A gender equality study released by Equal Measures 2030 assessed gender pay gaps, women's rights, gender-based violence, representation, and more.       ...
19:13 2019-07-10

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are in.       ...
00:26 2019-06-14

Why PM Wants BJP Workers Across Country To Look At Tripura Prime Minister Narendra Modi today credited the BJP's winning streak in elections in Tripura to "the power of development politics", and asked party workers in other states to learn from the......
10:13 2019-08-02

These are the best small towns in the country See which small towns took home top honors across six categories in the 2019 10Best Readers' Choice contest.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

The Indigenous Man Who Declared His Own Country Excluded from Australia’s Constitution, Murrumu of Walubara, an Aboriginal man, renounced his citizenship and formed a sovereign nation in the northern reaches of the continent....
00:00 2019-09-14

Why this country is building hundreds of airports When China's air industry hits the news, stories are typically centered on passengers going rogue, punching each other, trying to wrestle open emergency doors mid-takeoff or dangerously tossing coins into airplane engines for luck....
05:52 2019-05-29

Canada becomes first G7 country to ban shark fin imports Measure which also bans sale of fins awaits royal assentShark fin soup has long been seen as a delicacy in AsiaIt was on a family visit to Hong Kong that Kristyn Wong-Tam noticed her uncle – a well-regarded chef – was the only person at the table not touching a bowl of shark fin soup.When he explain...
11:26 2019-06-21

Disney+ is available free of charge right now, but only in one country Disney’s streaming subscription won’t be available for another two months, with November 12th marking the official launch of the Disney+ platform. However, if you happen to be in the Netherlands right now, you’ll be able to test it free of charge until it launches, as Disney has be...
14:52 2019-09-12

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
23:39 2019-07-17

Man gets first haircut in 15 years so he can serve his country He was ready to serve in his heart — but first, he needed to get his head straight. Reynaldo Arroyo, 23, just got his first haircut in 15 years. The Riverside, Calif., native’s lengthy locks were 150 inches long and reached down to his waist when he decided to join the US Army — and......
10:13 2019-08-20

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refugees than any other country in the world in 2018, according to a United Nations report, knocking the US from its position as global leader in resettling...
01:39 2019-06-20

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
03:13 2019-06-12

Country Mile special project USA TODAY Network spotlights country music history, its current landscape and where it is going in our special project, Country Mile.        ...
22:13 2019-08-26

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic is not seeking to wage war against any nation. “Iran will not wage war against any nation,” Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on...
17:00 2019-06-18

Even a King Can't Rename a Country Without Some Complications Swaziland became Eswatini last year, but sign makers haven’t caught up, it takes time to use up old stationery and the seating arrangement at the U.N. had to be reordered; plus, a question on the correct capitalization....
23:13 2019-05-27

Sudan: Deportations to an embattled country After the military council used brutal force against civilian protesters, the situation in Sudan has continued to escalate. Now German politicians are debating if rejected asylum seekers can still be deported there....
17:13 2019-06-17

Best selling country albums of the last 10 years 24/7 Tempo identified the best selling country albums of the last 10 years based on the albums that have at least 1 million in certified sales.        ...
19:13 2019-05-30

"You Can't Talk That Way About Our Country": Trump To Congresswomen President Donald Trump broadly declared Friday that no one should criticize the United States while he is president, part of a renewed attack on four minority congresswomen whom he has targeted as......
03:52 2019-07-20

ICE Deported Him to a Country He’d Never Seen. He Died 2 Months Later. Jimmy Aldaoud died in a Baghdad apartment on Tuesday after vomiting blood and begging to return to the United States. He had lived in the Detroit area from infancy until he was deported in June....
02:00 2019-08-09

Mom gets apology from Sun Country Airlines after she had to pay $75 to sit with her toddler Sun Country Airlines apologized to a mother who claims the airline wouldn't let her sit next to her toddler unless she paid extra money.       ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
18:52 2019-05-24

The best music of 2019 so far Just six months into a great year in music, we’ve seen strange, galactic records from R&B innovators Solange and Flying Lotus. In the crowded field of hip-hop, emerging talents like Denzel Curry, Little Simz, and Zelooperz have separated from the pack—not to mention Tierra Whack, whose five sing...
15:13 2019-06-22

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Others are perfectly content with their weekly Spotify Discover playlist. But if you need more ways to find music, here are some ideas, taken from Twitter users, my colleagues at Lifehacker’s pu...
01:52 2019-08-17

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their land and environment, according to research that puts a spotlight on the administration of President Ro...
18:39 2019-07-31

Top Austrian judge to become country's first female chancellor Austria's president has picked the female president of the Constitutional Court to become interim chancellor after parliament voted Sebastian Kurz's government out of office in the wake of a video sting scandal....
23:26 2019-05-30

Switzerland ranked as most innovative country in new UN report The World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, named Switzerland as the world’s most innovative country on Wednesday, during the launch of its latest Global Innovation Index, (GII) in the Indian capital New Delhi....
19:39 2019-07-24

Honoring those who served and sacrificed on Memorial Day across the country Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.        ...
17:13 2019-05-25

Trump needs an ‘intervention’ for good of the country, Pelosi says A day after Donald Trump stormed out of a meeting with top Democrats, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wished his family or staff would conduct 'an intervention' with the president....
18:53 2019-05-23

Guatemala says it has not pledged to be safe third country for migrants Guatemala has not committed to becoming a "safe third country," or a buffer zone for asylum seekers, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain migrant flows from Central America, interior minister Enrique Degenhart said on Tuesday....
23:39 2019-06-18

Necessary To Always Point Out Country's Flaws, Says Shabana Azmi Veteran actor Shabana Azmi said today that anyone who criticizes the government is branded as an anti-national these days. She added that no one in the country should be afraid and no one needs a......
05:52 2019-07-08

UK PM May says Brexit must be delivered in a way that brings country back together Whatever path Britain takes to leaving the European Union must be sustainable for the long term, outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, urging compromise over increasing polarization....
18:52 2019-07-17

"Not A Free Country": Ex-Pak President's Interview Abruptly Taken Off Air Pakistan's largest private broadcaster abruptly took an interview with former president Asif Ali Zardari off air shortly after it began, deepening fears of increasing censorship in a country already......
16:26 2019-07-02

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on country's rulers Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
20:26 2019-07-05

Man in country illegally faces 10 years for gun possession TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who came to the U.S. from Mexico illegally as a teen is facing up to 10 years in prison for having a gun that he said he used to kill someone in self-defense. Court records show that 34-year-old Juan Carlos Ramirez-Arcos pleaded guilty Wednesday in Tampa federal cour...
04:00 2019-05-30

Volvo V60 Cross Country T5 2019 UK review Volvo's handsome V60 Cross Country touches down in the UK in T5 petrol guise. We put it to the test This is a Volvo V60 Cross Country - a car we’ve had a fair amount of experience in now, and have actually come to like quite a lot for its laid-back demeanour and soft-edged, staunchly comfort-orien...
18:39 2019-09-05

Museum Day: More than 1,600 institutions across the country are free Sept. 21 Everything you need to know about Museum Day 2019, when more than 1,600 institutions in all 50 states will offer free admission.       ...
11:00 2019-08-22

MMA legend Anderson Silva becomes US citizen: 'this is my country now' Brazilian mixed martial arts legend Anderson “Spider” Silva was sworn in as a United States citizen Tuesday, proudly saying afterward: “This is my country now.”...
14:01 2019-07-24

North Korea orders UN to cut aid staff in their country North Korea has told the United Nations to cut the number of international staff it deploys in the country because the world body’s programs have failed "due to the politicization of UN assistance by hostile forces."...
20:39 2019-09-05

Why Hondurans are taking to the streets or leaving the country Dead protesters, a "failed state" and accusations of high-level drug trafficking. This time it's not Venezuela in the headlines, but key US ally Honduras....
07:13 2019-07-06

The Greek Election Brings Hope for a Country in Need In Greece, the mainstream has returned to power and the populists are in retreat. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised that the country would “proudly raise its head again,” and Greek voters have given him a robust election victory. The new Prime Minister has his work cut out for ...
14:13 2019-07-11

Martha Plimpton: ‘I am terrified for the women of my country’ The former teen star on being born into an acting dynasty, her anger at the abortion ban in Alabama and the trouble with American cinemaMartha Plimpton is an American actor who made her name as a teenager in films such as The Mosquito Coast and Running on Empty, appearing alongside her childhood swe...
17:52 2019-06-01

Bankruptcy filings rising across the country and it could get worse Bankruptcies are back — flashing warnings that more Americans are knee-deep in debt in big cities like New York. While total bankruptcy petitions nationwide by consumers and businesses are still well below Great Recession levels, analysts say there is an unmistakable trend upward. New York state’s b...
19:13 2019-08-11

How Brexit Broke Britain and Revealed a Country at War With Itself On a Friday evening in July 2012, 80,000 people gathered at the Olympic Stadium in East London to watch the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. Some 27 million British people watched it on their televisions, and many more around the globe. Expectations were sky-high and tinged with skepticism. Ma...
13:52 2019-06-06

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

U.S.-Mexico talks drag over 'third country' push Talks between Mexico and the United States to stave off tariffs dragged on Friday as negotiators battled over a U.S. demand that Mexico accepts more Central American migrants under a concept know as "safe third country," two Mexican sources said....
00:00 2019-06-08

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and heat up commerce within the continent itself....
16:00 2019-07-11

Mexico may consider U.S. 'safe third country' demand after 45 days Mexico's government will consider legislation to accommodate U.S. demands to make Mexico a so-called safe third country for asylum seekers if it cannot stem migration flows in 45 days, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

Sri Lanka PM: Country must prepare for new terrorism phase Sri Lanka’s prime minister has testified before a parliamentary committee investigating the Islamic State-inspired Easter Sunday bomb attacks and has said that the country should prepare itself to face new types of terrorism...
22:39 2019-08-06

Luxembourg to be first European country to legalise cannabis Health minister confirms plans and calls on neighbouring countries to relax their lawsLuxembourg has called on its EU neighbours to relax their drug laws as its health minister confirmed plans to become the first European country to legalise cannabis production and consumption.“This drug policy we h...
22:39 2019-08-07

Isabel Allende: Immigrants enrich a country Isabel Allende's new novel tells the tale of refugees fleeing their country for Chile during the Spanish civil war. Set decades ago, the migrant story is nonetheless very timely today, Allende told DW in an interview....
20:00 2019-08-09

Sadly, these England fans probably think they are doing their country proud For the fans who brought poison to Porto, following England abroad seems to be more about occupation than celebrationBy the time Porto’s rush-hour commuters were bustling along the Avenida dos Aliados on Thursday morning the only evidence of the previous night’s mayhem was the faint whiff of cheap l...
16:52 2019-06-06

Want to buy a home? These are the top 10 hottest housing markets in the country Say good-bye to big city life. The most popular areas for homebuyers are in smaller metros, according to Realtor.com’s list of the hottest ZIP codes.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
15:52 2019-05-21

What causes a loss of taste? A lost sense of taste is a common symptom, with possible causes ranging from a simple cold to a head injury. Learn more about the causes and treatment of a loss of taste here....
14:13 2019-05-25

Loss of balance: Everything you need to know Many different conditions can cause a loss of balance, including inner ear infections and Ménière’s disease. Some medications can also contribute. Learn about these and other possible causes here. We also cover treatment options....
16:13 2019-05-21

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
16:39 2019-09-02

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
22:13 2019-07-02

Go-go music, gentrification collide in DC Fans of go-go music in a historically black neighborhood in Washington, D.C. say changing demographics and gentrification are threating the pulsating sounds that have echoed across their streets for years. (May 30)        ...
11:52 2019-05-30

Music to Apple's Ears Apple’s AirPods met with no small amount of derision when they first hit the market three years ago. Now the company is laughing all the way to the bank as sales of wearables and accessories surged 48% in the fiscal third quarter....
17:26 2019-08-01

Which is the best music streaming service for you? [Image Credit: Burst/Pexels]There was a time when there was only one or two music streaming services to choose from – or you could just be cheap and rely on YouTube. But when it comes to music streaming these days, we're spoilt by the number of options on offer. What makes it even m...
20:52 2019-08-02

This is what MacOS 10.15 music and TV apps could look like We've heard iTunes' closure could be imminent, as Apple splits the platform's content into a few different newer apps – and now we could know what iTunes' replacement apps look like.Exclusive screenshots shared with 9to5Mac show the interface of Apple's new music and ...
13:52 2019-06-02

Dolby wants you to experience music in a new way Dolby's high-end audio is popular with movies and TV shows. The company looks to bring it to streaming and re-imagine classic and new recordings.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

Trump tells Israelis to ‘get their act together,’ as country gears up for second election President Trump has done little to hide the fact that he prefers Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's prime minister for a total of more than 13 years, to continue to lead the country....
01:26 2019-06-04

The Country-Rap Song Taking Over Nashville? It Isn’t ‘Old Town Road’ Billboard removed Lil Nas X’s “country trap” record from a country chart. So why did Blanco Brown’s “trailertrap” song “The Git Up” make it to No. 1?...
01:52 2019-07-12

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third country” agreement with the United States, days ahead of his planned visit to Washington...
00:13 2019-07-12

Mexico: Country has ‘dignity intact’ after US tariff deal Mexican Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard has told a cheering crowd near the U.S. border that his country emerged from high-stakes talks over U.S. tariffs “with its dignity intact.”...
05:39 2019-06-09

Mexican President Says He Wants To Disband Country's Army: Report Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like to disband the army and put national security in the hands of the new National Guard militarized police force, though he......
00:26 2019-07-02

Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan....
22:26 2019-06-28

China warns UK over Hong Kong: 'No country has right to intervene' China has dismissed the UK's concerns over Hong Kong, warning "no country has the right to intervene" - and insisted the former British colony was none of its business....
04:52 2019-07-03

AP Interview: Sudan PM seeks end to country’s pariah status AP Interview: Sudan’s new prime minister says ending his country’s international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy...
19:52 2019-08-25

Wrangler’s collab with rapper Lil Nas X gets boycotted by country fans For those who didn’t know, country fans take their jeans seriously — very seriously. Case in point: The company, Wrangler, came under fire this week after launching a denim collaboration with rapper Lil Nas X, which is inspired by his hit song, “Old Town Road.” Fans have star...
08:52 2019-05-23

Navy vet walks across country for homelessness, mental illness Armed with only a backpack and walking stick, an upstate ex-Navy man trekked 2,866 miles across the country on foot to raise money for veterans — braving snowstorms, shedding toenails and hearing from comrades-in-arms along the way. Former Navy nuclear electrician Tommy Zurhellen, 50, took off...
09:00 2019-08-26

Russia says Facebook, Google had political ads on country’s election day MOSCOW – Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday’s regional elections despite being asked to ban such publicity. “Such actions can be seen as interference in Russia’s sovereign affairs and hindering...
00:26 2019-09-10

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration date. Months of turmoil on Hong Kong’s streets, wi...
14:52 2019-08-28

Country Singer Justin Carter's Cause of Death Revealed UPDATE: Justin Carter's cause of death has been revealed. According to an autopsy report filed by the Montgomery County Forensic Services Department in Texas, the country singer died......
01:13 2019-07-03

Former Gov. Martinez on AOC wanting to get rid of DHS: 'It's pure insanity' and would put country at risk Former New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Wednesday on "Outnumbered" that getting rid of the Department of Homeland Security - as  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently suggested - is "pure insanity" and would put the country at risk. ...
22:26 2019-07-10

What Happens to Hong Kong When ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Expires in 2047 When China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong from the British in 1997, it was under an agreement to allow the city a “high degree of autonomy” for 50 years. That arrangement, known as “one country, two systems,” is almost halfway to its expiration date. Months of turmoil on Hong Kong’s streets, wi...
06:39 2019-08-28

Trump’s Doral resort eyed for next G-7: ‘Each country can have their own villa’ Next year’s G-7 meeting is set to be held in Doral, Florida, a senior administration official told Fox News, after President Trump made a strong pitch over the weekend to world leaders to have the summit at his resort outside of Miami....
22:13 2019-08-26

EXPLAINER-U.S.-China trade war: the levers each country can pull President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will seek to revive talks to end a trade war when they meet on Saturday on the sidelines of a Group of 20 summit in Japan....
21:52 2019-06-28

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
20:39 2019-06-28

Wanted: Someone to eat ribs and travel the country. Salary: $5,000 a week If you love to eat barbecue ribs, has Reynolds Wrap got a job for you. Travel around the United States and pocket $5,000 a week sampling delicious meats....
03:00 2019-06-18

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
09:52 2019-06-17

Tulsi Gabbard says Trump impeachment would 'tear our country apart' Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, said in a new interview that she opposes an impeachment inquiry into President Trump because it would “tear our country apart."...
16:00 2019-09-08

Mexico won't be safe third country for asylum seekers: Ebrard Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday reiterated that Mexico would not become a safe third country for U.S.-bound asylum seekers following comments by a U.S. official that Washington was seeking a "cooperative agreement" with Mexico....
22:26 2019-09-09

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harra hill, Syrian air defenses were able to shoot down some of the Israeli missiles before they reached...
09:26 2019-06-12

Oklahoma man’s gay-pride sign about ‘country boys’ goes viral An Oklahoma “country boy” who plastered a rainbow on his pickup truck in honor of Gay Pride Month is receiving a lot of love on the Internet. Cody Barlow, who identifies as straight, said he wasn’t able to make it from his rural town to Tulsa for the closest Pride parade — so...
22:52 2019-06-11

Country stars offer prayers for Granger Smith Country stars at the CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, offered prayers for fellow singer Granger Smith, whose three-year-old son died in an accident. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll probably say Dublin or Belfast. When it comes to writ...
09:52 2019-06-11

China says its Panchen Lama made first trip outside country in May A youth appointed by China as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans made his first trip outside the country last month, attending events in Thailand, Chinese state media reported....
09:00 2019-06-11

Mexico says to consider 'safe third country' status if migration does not slow Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday that if migration at Mexico's southern border does not decrease within 45 days, the government would begin talks with the United States about accepting a "safe third country" agreement....
00:52 2019-06-11

Trump trade-war aid sows frustration in farm country The U.S. government is paying Texas cotton farmer J. Walt Hagood $145 an acre for losses related to U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies. But Minnesota soybean farmer Betsy Jensen will get just $35 an acre....
13:39 2019-09-13

Jo Swinson: Corbyn and Johnson are unfit to lead country Lib Dem leader casts next election as choice between liberal and authoritarian valuesLatest politics news - live updatesJo Swinson has ruled out backing a Jeremy Corbyn-led government after a general election, saying the Liberal Democrats could not even have an informal support arrangement with Labo...
17:39 2019-09-13

More than 4 million Venezuelans have left the country in recent years: UN The UN said Friday that the number of Venezuelans who have fled their strife-torn country in recent years has topped 4 million as the government of strongman Nicolás Maduro struggles to maintain power amid crippling sanctions. The UN’s refugee agency said Friday the number of Venezuelan refugees and...
18:00 2019-06-07

Son of country singer Granger Smith dies after accident NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs t...
23:13 2019-06-06

Hindi Diwas: PM Modi, Other Leaders Greet Country. Here's What They Said Hindi Diwas: Hindi written in Devanagari script became the official language of India on September 14, 1949 and the day came to be celebrated as Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day....
12:52 2019-09-14

Lights for Liberty protests around the country against ICE migrant actions Lights for Liberty vigils are being held on Friday night encouraging the end of human detention camps for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.        ...
03:26 2019-07-13

Official: Guatemala hasn’t agreed to be safe third country GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called “safe third country” for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling. Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart sa...
23:52 2019-06-18

Official: Guatemala hasn't agreed to be safe third country A Cabinet official says Guatemala has not agreed to become a so-called "safe third country" for migrants seeking asylum as suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump, but it is taking steps to tackle migrant smuggling....
00:52 2019-06-19

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the sea....
01:00 2019-06-28

A tale of two tarns: Country diary, 8 September 1969 8 September 1969 Few pairs of Lakeland mountain pools have less in commonThe Lake DistrictAmong the 500 mountain tarns in the Lake District – this number if you count every pool large and deep enough for a comfortable bathe – are two Angle Tarns, one under the northern crags of Bowfell, the other, 1...
19:00 2019-09-02

12-year-old boy drowns at upscale New Jersey country club A 12-year-old boy drowned Wednesday at an upscale New Jersey country club, authorities said. The child was playing in the water at private Lake Valhalla Club in Montville around 3:30 p.m. when he went under, the Morris Country Prosecutor’s Office said. The water is about 10 to 12 feet deep and...
18:52 2019-06-27

Czech PM Babis calls EU report on him an attack against country Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis fought back on Tuesday against a proposed European Commission report into his possible conflicts of interest, calling it an attack against the Czech Republic....
17:26 2019-06-04

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Tapper pointed to an assessment made by the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in January tha...
00:26 2019-06-24

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in car crash at 30 "Fuel range is 46 miles and I'm 36 from the nearest gas station. Dear baby Jesus please don't let me get stranded in NM (New Mexico)," Kylie Rae Harris wrote in her final tweet....
23:52 2019-09-05

Kylie Rae Harris, country singer, dies in car accident Kylie Rae Harris, a rising country singer from Texas, died in a car accident on Wednesday in New Mexico, Alex Torrez, the CEO of her management company, Torrez Music Group, tells CNN. She was 30....
00:13 2019-09-06

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-border transportation....
04:52 2019-06-21

Country Singer Helps Lawrenceburg Man’s Dream Come True ANDERSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Lawrenceburg man’s dreams came true when he finally got to sing in Nashville. Alan Phillips is fighting cancer, but he doesn’t let that stop him from doing what he loves. The 88-year-old enjoys singing and listening to music. Employees at Signature ...
22:13 2019-06-20

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
18:00 2019-05-21

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says This Country ‘Will Not Stand for It’ Iran’s destruction of the high-altitude American drone surprised some American Defense Department officials, who say it was in international airspace, an assertion Iran disputes....
20:39 2019-06-20

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A covered-up landfill in a mine-infested part of a dysfunctional Balkan state whose own people are emigrating in droves might not seem ideal for a refugee camp. But local authorities in Bihac, a Bosnian city of 50,000, had little choice. Still deeply scarred by a ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Country Singer Kylie Rae Harris Dead at Age 30 After Car Crash Kylie Rae Harris has passed away at the age of 30. The country singer died in a car crash on Wednesday, Sept. 4, in New Mexico. Taos county dispatch confirms to E! News that there was a......
01:26 2019-09-06

Country diary: hurrah, the cattle egrets are nesting here at last Langstone Mill, Hampshire: Instead of moving on in the spring, some of these striking birds stayed on to breedIn February 2017, I expressed my hope that the cattle egrets overwintering around Warblington would be tempted to stay on and breed. For the past couple of years the small winter flock has d...
13:13 2019-09-06

Job seekers in this country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from nine countries published this week in the peer-re...
23:13 2019-06-19

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip through the living rooms of the Islamic Republic....
11:52 2019-06-07

What Greenlanders say about Trump's interest in their country – video report Donald Trump confirmed on Sunday that he was considering an attempt to buy Greenland. His interest in the largely autonomous Danish territory was met with indignation in both Greenland and Denmark, with the Danish prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, echoing the words of her Greenlandic counterpart, K...
22:52 2019-08-19

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
13:00 2019-08-11

Pizza Quest: A Cross-Country Guide to the Best Pies America has regional pizza styles all its own, and each one has a fascinating story to tell. This summer, get out there and taste them for yourself. Here’s your road map....
19:26 2019-07-31

Australia Is Third Country to Join U.S. in Patrolling Strait of Hormuz “This is about freedom of shipping,” said Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who denied that Australia was helping the United States put pressure on Iran....
09:52 2019-08-21

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
16:13 2019-07-23

Bernie's campaign union strife is what he proposes for the whole country For many conservatives, the labor struggles of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders are greatly amusing. The senator has never seen a favor to Big Labor that he didn’t support, yet his presidential campaign staff complain to the press about their working conditions. He also neglects to pay them the mythica...
20:13 2019-07-31

Vauxhall Insignia Country Tourer withdrawn from UK sale Slow-selling rugged 4x4 version of estate is removed from price lists after less than two years Vauxhall has removed the Insignia Country Tourer estate from sale in Britain, citing a lack of market interest in vehicles of its type.  The high-riding 4x4 estate, which rivals the Volkswagen Passat Al...
19:00 2019-08-12

Venezuela Blackout Leaves Caracas, and Much of the Country, Without Power It was the fourth major blackout to hit Venezuelans in less than five months. The government blamed Monday’s outage on “an electromagnetic attack,” without providing any evidence....
04:39 2019-07-23

Will India allow Huawei to sell its 5G networking equipment in the country? Given that India has had a troubled history with both China and Pakistan, and that Huawei has been viewed with suspicion both globally and in the country, it is likely that some core elements of the 5G network will not be open to the Chinese major for bidding purposes....
10:52 2019-08-13

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile......
14:26 2019-07-18

Authorities investigate threats across the country after mass shootings Authorities across the country were investigating threats against businesses and public events on Saturday, a week after a gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and another fatally shot nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio. Police in New Haven, Connecticut, said they arrested ...
20:39 2019-08-12

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'If their country is crime-infested then that's on you' Comics discussed the Republican party’s failure to call out Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic congresswomen of colourLate-night hosts continued their discussion of Donald Trump’s latest racist tweets, focusing on his party’s inability to deal with his bigotry correctly. Continue reading......
17:39 2019-07-18

Zimbabwe’s children suffer from country’s economic crisis HARARE, Zimbabwe — It is only a few hours since Zimbabwe’s schools closed for month-long August holidays and 13-year-old Tanyaradzwa is already milling outside a bar “doing business,” he says. He hawks cigarettes outside a dingy downtown bar in the capital, Harare and for a fee, helps motorists find...
00:00 2019-08-13

Honduras to analyze any U.S. safe third country migration plan Honduras will analyze any U.S. plan to have the Central American country act as a so-called safe third country to help contain migration north, but it has yet to receive any official proposal, the Honduran foreign minister said on Saturday....
11:26 2019-08-11

China warns U.S. against labeling country as currency manipulator China said Wednesday a decision by the Trump administration to not label Beijing a currency manipulator is "in line with common sense" and warned Washington against "unilateral claims."...
17:52 2019-05-29

Guatemala’s President-Elect Says the Country Can’t do a Migrant Deal with the U.S. GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan immigration agreement signed with the Trump administration won’t work because the Central American nation does not have the resources, the country’s new president-elect says. Alejandro Giammattei, a conservative who was chosen overwhelmingly by vo...
11:52 2019-08-14

Which goalkeepers have scored on their debuts for club or country? | The Knowledge Plus: long suspensions after pre-season offences and more teams managed by their all-time top scorers. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Young Liverpool keeper Kai McKenzie-Lyle scored on his international debut for Guyana in 2016,” tweets Nathan Eaton. “Have any other keepers scored on their debut ...
18:13 2019-07-31

IMF warns that currency devaluations will not fix a country's economic problems Senior economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned countries against relying too heavily on monetary policy easing, and argued that currencies are "neither the hammer nor the nail" in efforts to reinvigorate economies....
02:39 2019-08-22

Beto O’Rourke Says Running for Senate Would ‘Not Be Good Enough for This Country’ Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday morning with a major address from his hometown of El Paso for the first time since the shooting that left at least 22 dead and dozens of victims injured earlier this month. His return to campaigning comes amid calls for...
14:13 2019-08-16

Schiff says Trump ‘disloyal’ to country during Mueller hearing Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said former special counsel Robert Mueller may not have found President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 election, but Trump’s actions were “disloyal” to the country. “But worst of all, worse than all the ...
01:52 2019-07-25

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

President Trump to the Fab Freshman of Congress: Go Back to Your Country If the migrant concentration camps weren’t enough to show you exactly where the president of people who support migrant concentration camps stands, his comments about the fabulous freshmen women of Congress should remove all doubt....
21:39 2019-07-14

Scrapping Article 370 Integrated J&K With Country: Nirmala Sitharaman BJP leader and Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah integrated Jammu and Kashmir with rest of India by scrapping......
00:39 2019-08-17

Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year....
20:26 2019-05-29

What to know about walking for weight loss Walking can help people lose weight. Setting a faster pace, using an incline, and walking multiple times per day can all help increase the amount of calories a person burns. Learn more here....
03:39 2019-07-21

Weight Loss for Kids? Thanks to WW, There’s An App for That Last February, Weight Watchers set off a firestorm when it announced it would offer its weight-loss program, for free, to teens ages 13 to 17. It angered many parents, as well as eating-disorders experts who felt it could give rise to obsessive and unhealthy behaviors in adolescents. WW—as the...
19:52 2019-08-13

Can PRP treat hair loss? Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy involves injecting the body with concentrations of its own blood platelets. This treatment may speed healing and restore hair growth. Learn more about PRP for hair loss here....
15:39 2019-09-11

|CorruptionbehindEskom's800%loss–DA Eskom on Tuesday posted a R20.7bn loss for the 2018/19 financial year, this is 800% more than the R2.3bn loss reported in the previous financial year....
18:26 2019-07-31

What to know about eyebrow hair loss Many factors can cause thinning or hair loss in the eyebrows, including hormonal imbalances, diet, some health conditions, and certain medications. This article looks at the causes and treatments for eyebrow hair loss....
04:00 2019-06-08

Flo Rida vs. Lil Nas X: What Pop Music Tells You About Stocks What can you learn about the coming stock market trends by tracking popular music styles? A lot! Watch the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast examine pop music hits over time and show you the implications for investors....
06:26 2019-09-11

Sheila E. still drumming up new music and hot collabs Sheila E. might be known for “The Glamorous Life,” but the star percussionist and singer has battled her share of setbacks — including physical injuries. “Last tour, I sprained my ankle and messed up my Achilles as well a year and a half ago, and it just got better a month ag...
02:39 2019-06-21

NCT 127 is "Superhuman" in their captivating new music video Immediately after wrapping up their first North American tour, which included stops at Good Morning America and The Late Late Show With James Corden, K-pop group NCT 127 hasn’t wasted any time releasing their fourth mini album, We Are Superhuman (which you may remember us mentioning during our new m...
23:13 2019-05-24

What classical music and Rammstein have in common The German shock rockers might seem stylistically light years away from classical music — but only at first glance. Take a closer look, and listen, and you'll hear intrinsic similarities, says DW's Rick Fulker....
05:52 2019-08-06

Flo Rider vs. Lil Nas X: What Pop Music Tells You About Stocks What can you learn about the coming stock market trends by tracking popular music styles? A lot! Watch the co-editor of our monthly Financial Forecast examine pop music hits over time and show you the implications for investors....
00:39 2019-09-07

New music from Lindsay Lohan is exactly what we deserve Over the past few years, whenever we’ve come across Lindsay Lohan news it was usually accompanied with a bit of a WTF element—mainly because she was doing things like handing out unsolicited legal advice or defending Trump or accosting homeless Russian people on the street. So this latest revelation...
03:13 2019-06-04

The 30 best films about music, chosen by musicians Anna Calvi, Neil Tennant, Nadine Shah, Wayne Coyne, Nitin Sawhney and Anna Meredith pick their top five music moviesMovies about musicians, whether biopics, fictions or documentaries, are a fixture in cinema, but judging by the flurry of activity over the past 12 months – with acclaimed films about ...
11:52 2019-08-18

Apple Music FINALLY gets a web interface Almost four years after its launch, Apple has finally launched a web player for its streaming service,Apple Music. The web version is currently in beta and available to everyone across the world. This isn’t yet a stable release, but it does include almost all of the service’s features. You can acces...
08:00 2019-09-06

Why Fans Think Adele Is About to Release New Music Rumor has it! Adele fans are speculating that their favorite singer is about to drop new music, as soon as TOMORROW! It's been four years since the Grammy winner released an album,......
03:26 2019-06-21

Why Tencent Music Is Stuck With the Same Old Song China’s largest online music company will struggle to change its tune. Buying a stake in Universal won’t help Tencent solve one of its more-serious problems....
13:39 2019-08-13

Translating proteins into music, and back Want to create a brand new type of protein that might have useful properties? No problem. Just hum a few bars. In a surprising marriage of science and art, researchers at MIT have developed a system for converting the molecular structures of proteins, the basic building blocks of all living being...
20:39 2019-06-27

Why do gyms play such loud music? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhy do gyms play music so loudly? It’s like being in a nightclub. Even when wearing headphones to listen to one’s own music, it is impossible to b...
00:13 2019-06-19

Not OK, computer: how it feels to have your music leaked When Radiohead were held to ransom by hackers, they shrugged and put 18 hours of unheard material online for free. But for other artists, having music leaked can be devastating In 1997, Radiohead imagined a future in which technological dependency and out-of-control consumerism had merged to form a ...
10:13 2019-06-17

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at its WWDC 2019 event on June 3, and screenshots have emerged that appear to show off the new Music and TV apps that are being rumored to debut with the up...
12:13 2019-05-30

Classical music for the streaming generation Classical music fans often struggle to find what they want on Spotify and Apple, so a Berlin streaming startup is plugging the gap. The Idagio app is also seizing on the popularity of the genre in Asia....
15:26 2019-05-23

Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for just $0.99 Prime Day 2019 is only days away, but that isn't stopping Amazon Australia from offering early promotions exclusively for its Prime members.Existing Aussie Prime members who have never tried Amazon's Music Unlimited service before can sign up now and get four months of tunes for just $0.99...
07:52 2019-07-04

Five of the best fitness and music festivals in the UK for 2019 Begone boozy festivals, these events follow a trend for healthy holidays by adding running and fitness into a mix that also includes live music and DJsThe beaches, tidal islands, woodlands and coastal paths of the Gower will play host to this music and running festival, now in its third year. The ma...
15:52 2019-05-22

At the Schumannfest, it's about Clara — and other women in music Wife, mother of eight, pianist, musical adviser, concert manager, composer: Clara Schumann is in the spotlight at Bonn's Schumannfest — along with other female composers and performers....
10:39 2019-06-03

Taylor Swift Says She Will Rerecord Her Old Music. Here’s How. The singer and songwriter could gain control by creating new master recordings of material that has been sold. It’s a drastic but not unheard-of move....
15:39 2019-08-22

How to Share Your Music in macOS Catalina When macOS Catalina finally drops, you’re going to notice a number of big changes. One of the more memorable ones is Apple’s grand transformation of iTunes into standalone Music, Video, and Podcast apps. We love the move, but it does lead to a few questions, like “How do you share media around your ...
23:26 2019-08-21

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous as they were colorful. After all, how many other ...
05:13 2019-06-07

There’s A Whole Lot Of Final Fantasy Music On Spotify Now Streaming music service Spotify is generally hit-or-miss for video game soundtracks. That’s not so for Final Fantasy anymore, as official soundtracks for all the main games and many of its spin-offs are now available for your listening pleasure....
00:26 2019-06-07

Toy giant Hasbro might be getting into the music industry Is Hasbro really getting into gangsta rap? That’s the question on Wall Street, as the toy giant that owns My Little Pony and Mr. Potato Head disclosed on Monday a surprise, incidental acquisition of Death Row Records. Death Row — which was founded in 1991 by Suge Knight, Dr. Dre and The D.O.C.— was ...
04:52 2019-08-27

After Decades of Music, Tanglewood Talks With its first major building project in 25 years at its summer home in the Berkshires, the Boston Symphony places a bet on the booming lecture business....
17:39 2019-07-31

Man says he killed teen for listening to rap music Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
19:13 2019-07-08

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple purpose: to block out interferences and keep you ho...
15:13 2019-07-08

Snapchat Looks to Let Users Add Music to Posts Snap is in talks with major record labels to expand the ways users can include music in posts on its flagship Snapchat app, as the company faces competitive pressure from Facebook and TikTok....
15:13 2019-05-24

German official warns Jews not to wear kippa ‘everywhere’ in country Felix Klein, the government’s anti-Semitism commissioner, was quoted Saturday as saying: “I cannot recommend to Jews that they wear the skullcap at all times everywhere in Germany.” He didn’t elaborate on what places and times might be risky....
01:00 2019-05-27

Country diary: collared doves cosy up for a summer fling Sandy, Bedfordshire: After three mornings, the male’s song changed and the birds began billing instead of cooingAt the songless end of summer, a bird was playing trumpet down my chimney. A clatter of claws on the tiles, a count to three, then “cu coo-cu” came echoing out of the fireplace.The next mo...
07:00 2019-08-14

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
19:52 2019-06-05

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country’s capital KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country’s capital. The state-run Kuwait News Agency and other local media quoting fire department officials say the accident took place ...
15:26 2019-05-27

DHS to Ramp Up Social Media Monitoring of People Entering the Country The Department of Homeland Security is stepping up the government’s existing program of demanding people entering the country hand over the details of their presence on social media, CNN reported on Friday.Read more......
08:52 2019-09-08

Back-Country Greenwich, Conn.: Where Privacy Doesn’t Come Cheap This Fairfield County area offers lots of green space to those who can pay the price. And thanks to changing tastes, it’s now (slightly) more affordable....
19:00 2019-06-05

Diabetic Man Dies After Trump Administration Deported Him to a Country He Had Never Visited Jimmy Aldaoud, a man the Trump administration deported to Baghdad, Iraq in June, died Tuesday, Politico reported Wednesday. The 41-year-old had been likely unable to access insulin to treat his diabetes in Iraq, according to people who knew him....
11:00 2019-08-08

DMVs Across The Country Are Selling Drivers' Data For Big Money: Report When you give you information to the DMV, you probably don’t think it’s going to sell that information for profit. But across the country, that’s exactly what is happening. Private investigators, consumer credit rating companies and a whole host of other businesses and individuals that deal in info...
21:26 2019-09-06

‘Straight, country boy’ turns pickup rainbow for pride month HULBERT, Okla. (AP) — Self-described “straight, country boy” Cody Barlow believes duct tape really can fix anything, including bigots. The 28-year-old college student from Hulbert, Oklahoma, recently decorated the tailgate of his pickup truck like a pride flag with a bold message: “...
09:26 2019-06-12

Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country's capital Officials in Kuwait say eight people were killed and one person was in critical condition after a car accident in an area just outside the country's capital....
13:13 2019-05-27

Country singer Granger Smith announces death of 3-year-old son Country singer Granger Smith announced on Twitter on Thursday that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, had died. The boy was 3.        ...
02:52 2019-06-07

3-Year-Old Son of Country Singer Granger Smith Dies After Accident (NASHVILLE) — Country singer Granger Smith says that his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after an undisclosed accident. In a statement put out Thursday through his label, Smith said that after doctors were unable to revive the 3-year-old, the family decided to donate his organs to ot...
04:00 2019-06-07

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico car crash Kylie Rae Harris' EP was a reflective six-song effort, that chronicled her troubadour life as she moved from Texas to Nashville and back again.        ...
22:13 2019-09-06

Newspaper devotes entire issue to 'wake-up call' for the country Lebanon's leading English daily newspaper published a blank issue on Thursday with a list of political and economic woes that have gripped the country in recent months....
17:26 2019-08-08

Even a Country Without Regular Internet Access Doesn't Trust Facebook Perennially responsible company Facebook announced its intention to launch its own cryptocurrency, called Libra, less than two months ago. In that time a raft of governmental bodies have told Facebook in no uncertain terms to knock it the hell off, including:Read more......
04:13 2019-08-06

Iran's president says country could hold vote over nuke deal Iran's president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country's nuclear program amid tensions with the United States....
12:52 2019-05-26

Country diary: spellbound in the forest, I see Herne's horned head Castle Howard, North Yorkshire: A trick of the light evokes the prehistoric shaman’s powerWhen the Wild Hunt erupts from the pages of Susan Cooper’s magnificent novel The Dark Is Rising, the throng is led by the towering, antlered figurehead of Herne the Hunter. It’s cacophonous, end-of-days stuff –...
09:52 2019-08-03

Matt Prior: Jaguar's country roads gave its XJ the edge Jaguar XJ’s driver engagement isn’t enough to save it Porsche's engineers spend a lot of time on the autobahn, Jaguar's on the A444 to Nuneaton. Guess whose sports saloons are more usable? It was interesting to drive the new Porsche Panamera GTS in the same week that Jaguar confirmed XJ productio...
04:52 2019-06-14

Guatemala's next president says 'safe third country' deal needs two congress ratifications Guatemala's incoming president Alejandro Giammattei said on Monday that the 'safe third country' concept regulating where migrants can apply for asylum must be ratified by the congresses of both countries who agree to the deal....
07:13 2019-08-13

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of Parliament Wednesday night....
06:52 2019-06-06

India Not "Dharamshala", Citizens' List Needed For Entire Country: BJP The BJP has said it will update the National Register of Citizens across the country after the exercise is complete in Assam to weed out illegal migrants from Bangladesh....
09:13 2019-08-03

Iran’s president says country could hold vote over nuke deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is suggesting the Islamic Republic could hold a public referendum over the country’s nuclear program amid tensions with the United States. The state-run IRNA news agency reported Hassan Rouhani made the comment late on Saturday. Rouhani says he previo...
09:26 2019-05-26

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18:26 2019-08-02

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a private health care system run by the Defense Department...
09:52 2019-06-06

In the safest Tory seat in the country, who do angry, alarmed voters want to be PM? The Dorset town of Christchurch had a Tory majority of 25,000 in 2017. Now, party loyalists are despairing for the futureAt the 2017 general election, voters in the Dorset coastal town of Christchurch delivered the largest Conservative majority in the country. Last Friday, with its ranks of moored ...
06:01 2019-05-26

Country risk: Analysts refuse to panic over Colombia’s risks Mounting fiscal challenges are pushing the government to soften the fiscal rule and consider privatization, which risk fuelling a leftist surge, but Colombia still rates investment grade....
14:26 2019-05-28

Son of woman who died in DR says he was told country’s toxicology machines are broken The son of the Staten Island woman who died of an apparent heart attack in the Dominican Republic told The Post early Friday that the country has not done a toxicology report on her — because the country’s toxicology machine’s are broken. Will Cox, 25, said his mother Leyla Cox went to the Excellenc...
09:00 2019-06-14

| Kevin Malunga: Lessons from Robert Mugabe's misrule and how not to run a country Those that have experienced the misrule and tyranny of Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe have a duty to correct the false eulogies and hagiographies now being peddled about that country's former president. And the only lesson to learn form Mugabe is how not to run a country, writes Kevin Malunga....
18:26 2019-09-09

Pakistan's prime minister visits Trump, but that's not likely to help his country's economy Michael Kugelman from the U.S.-based Wilson Center says other issues take precedence in the bilateral dialogue between the United States and Pakistan — namely, Afghanistan and counter-terrorism....
09:00 2019-07-23

Swarovski Apologises For Calling Hong Kong Separate Country Austrian jewellery company Swarovski apologised Tuesday for "hurting the feelings" of Chinese people after calling Hong Kong a separate country on its website, becoming the latest luxury brand to come......
17:39 2019-08-13

Kentucky Derby winner Country House to get extended break LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House is getting an extended break and likely won’t race again until 2020. Trainer Bill Mott says the colt isn’t expected to race again as a 3-year-old. He says Country House hasn’t shown the same eagerness to train as he had lea...
03:26 2019-06-17

Shanghai Summit Meet Not Aimed At "Targeting" Any Country, Says China The SCO summit in Bishkek this week would discuss economy-related issues and security cooperation with a focus on counter terrorism, but it is not aimed at "targeting" any country, China said....
21:13 2019-06-10

Trump addresses mass shootings: ‘Hate has no place in our country’ President Trump said on Sunday that “hate has no place in our country” following two mass shootings in less than 24 hours that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more. He said he had spoken to Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray about the killings in El Paso,...
06:26 2019-08-05

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

The Great Immigration Experiment: Can a Country Let People in Without Stirring Backlash? One of the world’s most closed countries, Japan, is trying to attract workers for jobs ranging from apple picking to airport baggage handling. To do that, it is imposing strict rules in an effort to head off social and political turmoil seen around the world....
23:39 2019-09-11

Draymond Green flies cross country to see Kevin Durant Warriors forward Draymond Green, who had a spat with teammate Kevin Durant earlier this season, hopped on a plane and flew from San Francisco to New York this weekend with plans to visit the fallen superstar and check on his health, according to an NBA source. Durant, who as a free agent would be ab...
00:26 2019-06-16

21-year-old American woman is the youngest person to visit every country Lexie Alford, 21, is now the youngest person to visit every country in the world after setting foot in North Korea on May 31.        ...
19:26 2019-06-05

Poland’s Catholic Church says country is under siege from a ‘rainbow plague’ Poland’s Catholic Church has doubled down on the anti-gay rhetoric that has become the nationalist ruling party’s dominant theme in recent weeks, drawing a rebuke from liberal politicians who compared an archbishop’s remarks to incitement to genocide....
00:39 2019-08-03

Zimbabwean leader who helped liberate, destroy his country dies at 95 Robert Mugabe, the champion of the black liberation struggle in Africa, rose to political power and then let his nation fall into ruin over a 37-year iron-fisted rule....
21:00 2019-09-06

Ruining a country near you soon: the beta males who think they’re alphas | Marina Hyde What could be more insecure than a 55-year-old bragging about Latin, or a literal president tweeting his enemies on the bog?If the Tory leadership election unfolds as widely expected, the UK will basically be ruled by a Fathers4Injustice activist. Boris Johnson is the kind of guy who’d don Spider-Ma...
23:52 2019-07-12

Ronald Koeman: ‘We’re a country that will always produce good young players’ The Netherlands coach on facing England, the young talent at his disposal and that World Cup qualifier in 1993Deep in the countryside at the Dutch FA’s sparkling almost-new training centre, Ronald Koeman is sitting in a mocked-up dressing room surrounded by orange shirts. Yet for the man tasked with...
18:26 2019-06-03

Country diary: freeloading bumblebees find a shortcut to food Crook, County Durham: By chewing their way directly into the nectaries of flowers, the thieving insects circumvent the laborious pollination mechanismThe first hint that there were thieves in the garden appeared in the columbines. This plant’s common name is derived from the Latin columba, a dove, b...
11:00 2019-07-03

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
01:52 2019-07-19

Trump Finds Another Sinister Way to Capture the Country's Citizenship Data A visibly annoyed President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he would not pursue adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census and had instead issued an executive order to obtain an accurate count of who is and isn’t an American citizen by other means....
04:26 2019-07-12

Kick off Pride Month with The A.V. Club’s queer country playlist In its most public aspects, country music lags behind in accepting and promoting LGTBQ artists. The genre’s deep religious roots and traditionalism, at least in the mainstream, have made for a very slow cultural evolution, with just a handful of ’90s Nashville A-listers having come out (most notably...
19:26 2019-06-03

| Somalia lodges protest after Kenya calls Somaliland a country Somalia protested formally to Kenya, the foreign ministry in Mogadishu said Monday, after Nairobi referred to the self-proclaimed Republic of Somaliland as a country....
12:00 2019-07-02

High in His ‘Glassle,’ Georgia’s Richest Man Looms Over Country’s Top Project A proposed deepwater port could recast the former Soviet republic’s image. But not without the backing of Bidzina Ivanishvili, a billionaire and power broker....
09:13 2019-07-02

California adopts country's strictest law on police use of deadly force Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia has adopted the strictest law in the United States limiting when police can use deadly force.Come 1 January, law enforcement in the state will only be allowed to do so if the ...
22:52 2019-08-19

Salvadoran president says his country is to blame for migrants drowning in Rio Grande The president of El Salvador has taken the blame for the death of a father and his daughter who drowned while trying to reach the United States across the Rio Grande....
22:26 2019-07-01

El Salvador’s president blames own country for drowning deaths of migrants El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele said his country was to blame for the death of a father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande while trying to reach the US — a tragedy captured in a photo that sparked outrage over the humanitarian crisis at the border. Bukele told the BBC in an interview......
21:52 2019-07-01

Argentina's Presidential Front-Runner Says Country Is in a Virtual Default Argentina’s presidential front-runner said the government’s new plan to restructure its short-term debt shows the country is virtually insolvent, as a crisis of confidence has wiped out private sector demand for government debt....
04:13 2019-08-31

Country diary: King Alfred's to blame for supper getting burnt Joan’s Hole, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire: An extended campfire yarn unfurls around some unusual-looking fungi Fruit has just started falling in the damson orchard. We can’t help squashing those that lie on the narrow paths to the rusting shepherd’s hut that’s home for a few days. There’s no ...
07:00 2019-08-31

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
13:26 2019-07-03

California adopts country's strictest law to curb police killings Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia has adopted the strictest law in the United States limiting when police can use deadly force.Come 1 January, law enforcement in the state will only be allowed to do so if the ...
04:52 2019-08-20

To Draw Investment to Country, Invest In Judiciary, Says Economic Survey The legal bottleneck in the country with its massive backlog of cases, is a key issue that is detracting from the ease of doing business and discouraging foreign investors from investing in India, the......
19:13 2019-07-04

Trump admin’s immigration raids expected to begin across the country The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency had already taken action in New York....
19:52 2019-07-14

Woman yells ‘go back to your country’ in subway hate attack A woman riding a subway in the Bronx early Tuesday spewed anti-Hispanic rhetoric at another woman after snatching her construction helmet and beating her with it, police said. “Go back to your country,” the attacker yelled after taking the Hispanic woman’s helmet from her head and ...
23:01 2019-07-10

Country singer says visit from Jesus on her porch changed her life Country singer Jo Dee Messina says she got a visit from Jesus on her front porch before hitting "an all-time low," which inspired her to add a new faith-based song to her shows....
15:00 2019-07-09

Man who fled country to dodge rape trial nabbed 30 years later A man who fled to his native Guatemala while facing rape charges in Westchester County has been arrested 30 years later — after being spotted riding his bike to a deli. Nelson Gustavo Caceres, 51, bolted while out on bail in 1989 to avoid his trial on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in M...
14:39 2019-07-09

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” charged the former vice president and 2020 Democrati...
04:39 2019-07-16

Pompeo to visit Mexico on eve of safe third-country asylum deadline Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Mexico City at the weekend to discuss migration and trade, on the eve of a deadline set in a migration deal that removed threatened tariffs....
19:52 2019-07-16

Will Deport Illegal Immigrants From All Parts Of Country: Amit Shah Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha yhe government will identify illegal immigrants staying in any part of the country and deport them as per international law....
14:13 2019-07-17

Australia Calls On China To Allow Uighur Mother And Son Leave Country Australia's government on Wednesday called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, stepping up pressure on Beijing days after Canberra co-signed a letter......
14:26 2019-07-17

Latvia Is a Small Country Eager to Fix a Big Money-Laundering Problem Corruption has driven honest investors away and damaged the Latvian economy, making the cleaning up of illicit bank activity a top priority for a new government....
16:26 2019-07-17

California governor says country must prepare, earthquakes were a ‘wake-up call’ Friday’s earthquake was the largest one in Southern California in nearly 20 years. Officials voiced concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come....
16:39 2019-07-07

SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country' SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI)....
05:52 2019-07-18

Brexit Hasn't Stopped India From Investing In Our Country, Says UK Envoy India's importance in the eyes of the United Kingdom as trade and investment partner would increase if "No Deal Brexit'' happens, British High Commissioner Dominic Asquith said on Tuesday....
19:13 2019-08-27

"Anyone Dividing Country Is Criminal": BJP's Pragya Thakur Attacks Nehru Bhopal MP Pragya Thakur on Monday sparked a fresh controversy when she backed former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's comment that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was a......
16:13 2019-08-19

US to Use Fake Social Media to Check People Entering Country US Citizenship and Immigration Services officers can now create fictitious social media accounts to monitor social media information on foreigners seeking visas, green cards and citizenship....
05:00 2019-09-01

US customs outage delays thousands of travelers in airports across country Social media posts show serious congestion as ‘temporary’ issue affects hubs including JFK and LAXThousands of travelers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an outage of US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) processing systems, officials said.The outage has already caused major ...
01:26 2019-08-17

Trump says he's considering options after Guatemala halts 'safe third country' designation U.S. President Donald Trump said he is now considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided to not move forward with a safe third country agreement that would have required the Central American country to take in more asylum seekers....
15:13 2019-07-23

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico car crash at age 30 Country singer Kylie Rae Harris, 30, died in a car crash in New Mexico on Wednesday night. She was scheduled to perform at a music festival in Taos.        ...
02:39 2019-09-06

Bangladesh to UN: 'Support Rohingya island relocation or leave the country' In an interview with DW, Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed disappointment over "inadequate" international pressure on Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees currently camped in Cox's Bazar....
07:00 2019-09-05

Afghans seek clarity on Trump’s talk of wiping country out The Afghan government has asked for clarification after President Donald Trump said he could win the 18-year war in 10 days but that “Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”...
21:39 2019-07-23

Israel prohibits Reps Omar, Tlaib from visiting country JERUSALEM (NBC NEWS) — Israel said Thursday it will bar two pro-Palestinian Democratic congresswomen from visiting the country, in a move that could strain relations between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Democrats in Washington. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan bot...
17:52 2019-08-16

No country for old white men: Kamala Harris leads changing of the guard The Democratic debates’ standouts have been Booker, Buttigieg, Castro, Harris and Warren – none a straight male Caucasian – while Joe Biden looked like this year’s Jeb BushIt was as if “Sleepy Joe” Biden had been jolted awake and found himself in a terrifying parallel universe.No longer was he the f...
09:26 2019-06-28

Canadian manhunt for teen murder suspects spreads across country A national manhunt for two teens suspected of murdering three people including an Australian and an American in Northern Canada has the country on edge, with police from coast to coast issuing warnings and urging people to stay vigilant....
01:01 2019-07-25

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedure against his government....
12:26 2019-06-21

20 country-rap songs that preceded ‘Old Town Road’ From "Wild Wild West" to "Dirt Road Anthem," 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 country rap songs that preceded Lil Nas X's “Old Town Road.”        ...
23:00 2019-08-14

Jim Jordan: Democrats focused on impeachment and 'getting the president,' not helping the country Rep. Jim Jordan said Tuesday that Democrats are focused on "getting the president" through impeachment, not on helping the country, calling John Dean's upcoming testimony the "opening act."...
15:39 2019-06-05

Argentina´s Fernandez says country will struggle to repay IMF loan, must renegotiate The Argentine opposition candidate, Alberto Fernandez, said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate the repayment terms, according to an interview published on Sunday by the newspaper Clarin....
20:52 2019-08-18

Pete Buttigieg sat for an interview with a popular country radio host. But now it won’t air. After the Democratic presidential candidate did an interview with Blair Garner in Nashville, Cumulus Media said the segments couldn't air on its country stations....
04:13 2019-07-22

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first....
23:26 2019-07-15

DNA test proves former care worker is entitled to £50m country estate Jordan Adlard Rogers inherits 1,536-acre Cornwall estate after proving owner was his fatherA former care worker has inherited a £50m country estate after a DNA test proved he was the son of its deceased owner.Jordan Adlard Rogers, 31, found out his father was the aristocrat Charles Rogers after his ...
22:26 2019-05-21

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t want to go that route'. The president made the claim sitting alongside the Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, who is seeking to have more than $1bn in...
22:26 2019-07-22