NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 07:39 2019-06-12

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson deleted an Instagram photo of himself with his 3-year-old daughter, Jasmine, at the swimming pool after he was criticized because the little girl wasn’t clothed....

Social media blasts The Rock over photo of his daughter at pool

Source: foxnews.com

World’s first 360-degree infinity pool confuses social media: ‘Where are the stairs?’ The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is could begin construction in London as soon as 2020, according to British pool design company Compass Pools. However, people are confused about how swimmers will get in it....
02:26 2019-06-08

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never did. But Samsung has taken this technology and made it even more lethal; now, a Deepfake video can be created from just a sin...
20:39 2019-05-23

Miss India photo stirs debate on social media What began as an innocent collage of this year's Miss India finalists has evolved into a heated social media debate about India's obsession with fair skin....
07:39 2019-06-03

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital. The post Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital appeared first on LEX18....
11:52 2019-05-22

Social Media, Social Mood and the Coming Chorus of "More Harm Than Good!" Because tech stocks remain a focal point of public enthusiasm, the sector continues to provide valuable clues about society's progress from optimism to pessimism. This European Financial Forecast excerpt explains what this enthusiasm means for stocks across the board....
01:52 2019-05-29

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who ensured Capt. Kevin Phillips' newborn grew up in the land of the free....
21:26 2019-05-28

EU vote: CDU and SPD ignored social media to their peril Germany's political establishment has not adapted to the pivot to politics by social media stars. The failure to tune in to younger generations was likely a reason why mainstream parties lost significant votes last week....
01:26 2019-05-29

Why social media is going blue for Sudan People on social media are turning their profile pictures blue to stand in solidarity with Sudan and bring awareness to the uprising that is currently sweeping the north African country....
19:26 2019-06-14

Social media mourns death of Leo, the ‘Pet Sematary’ cat Leo, the poster boy for the horror flick “Pet Sematary,” has died. His passing was noted Thursday on his Instagram account, which, started by his owner Kirk Jarrett’s 12-year-old daughter, accrued 17.6K followers since the film opened in April. “It is with great sadness that we tell you that Leo has...
18:52 2019-05-30

Social media photos led investigators to hit-and-run suspect ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man posted photos of his damaged vehicle on social media, telling friends he’d hit a deer. But the Florida Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Dwayne Drayton struck and killed 70-year-old Robert Henschel as he stood beside his disabled vehicle on Feb....
15:26 2019-06-06

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
01:26 2019-05-29

Best social media management tools of 2019 Companies spend a lot of money these days creating killer content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the various other social media platforms out there. Whatever business you're in, reaching your customers, clients and readers relies a huge amount on the ubiquity of social media sites.But the...
12:52 2019-05-25

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
05:39 2019-05-28

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
13:13 2019-06-15

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you can face “serious immigration consequences.” As an applicant, you can choose to not declare that you...
12:00 2019-06-03

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small gangs...
21:39 2019-06-06

Social media ads for vaping must include nicotine warnings, FTC says The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned a handful of "e-liquid," or vape, companies that they -- and their social media influencers -- must follow the same advertising rules as everyone else. Specifically,......
04:00 2019-06-08

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced screening of potential immigrants and visitors. In...
20:00 2019-06-01

'The Daily Show' Seeks New Audiences Through Social Media “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah said the late-night comedy show’s aggressive embrace of social media is increasing its audience among women and minorities and expanding its reach overseas....
09:26 2019-05-22

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which left an American woman with a broken jaw after she refused to kiss her partner at the urging of a group of hooligans, has spawned a litany of homophobic.....
19:26 2019-06-08

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night w...
11:52 2019-05-22

Opinion: Kevin Durant is all of us on social media, and he should never stop He’s way too accessible on Twitter and Instagram. He’s hilariously defensive, especially for a two-time NBA Finals MVP. And he shouldn't change.        ...
21:13 2019-05-29

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
16:13 2019-05-24

How Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist Got His Start on Social Media When Mario Dedivanovic began assisting other makeup professionals in 2000, online makeup tutorials didn’t exist. Today, he has 6.5 million followers on Instagram and his popularity on social media is emblematic of the shifting distribution channels for defining and selling beauty....
10:26 2019-05-23

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated Press reported Sunday.Read more......
05:13 2019-06-04

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute with a fund manager — and a key piece of evidence was her response to an upset businessman who mess...
23:13 2019-05-23

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
17:13 2019-05-28

US Demands Social Media Details From Visa Applicants Nearly all applicants of US visas will have to provide information on their use of social media under the new rules adopted to enhance vetting of foreign nationals....
10:52 2019-06-03

Polarisation on social media could be reduced with a few simple tweaks Once again elections are being battered and political views polarized by far-right propaganda flooding social media – could a simple tweak to online connections help win the information wars?...
17:13 2019-05-23

Your Celebration of Pride Must Go Further Than Putting Up a Rainbow on Social Media With the coming of June marks another year where I celebrate being 55 shades of gay. Indeed, I do celebrate my homosexuality every day I chose to take a breath, but June marks Pride Month and with that, the celebration gets kicked up a couple decibels....
19:52 2019-06-05

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that took effect on Friday....
00:13 2019-06-03

Steinmeier: 'Social media platforms have huge responsibility' In an interview with DW's director-general, Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned against complacency both within politics and the media....
18:00 2019-05-27

Neymar uses social media to respond to rape allegation Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack        ...
20:52 2019-06-02

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants to provide their social media account names for the pas......
00:13 2019-06-02

Amazon’s StyleSnap uses AI to let you shop looks from magazines, social media, and more Every wish you could shop the look on Amazon? Soon, you’ll be able to do just that thanks to the Seattle company’s forthcoming StyleSnap feature, which suggests styles from screenshots and pics of magazines, websites, or social media posts. It launched for select users on iOS and Android...
21:13 2019-06-05

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
03:01 2019-05-22

Gen Zers struggle to save their sanity with social media breaks For Lent, “People usually give up chips or ice cream, something bad for you,” Vincent Opalewski tells The Post. “I decided to give up social media — cold-turkey.” The 25-year-old had been feeling disenchanted with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat for awhile. So he deleted the apps, intendin...
02:13 2019-05-30

FDA and FTC Hit Vape Companies With Warnings Over Influencer Posts on Social Media Multiple vaping companies were sent letters by federal regulators this week over posts by social media influencers that did not include necessary warnings about the vape products.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

Social media threat placed TUSD school on soft lockdown TUCSON – A social media threat placed Alice Vail Middle School on a soft lockdown Tuesday afternoon. Tucson Police Department responded to the middle school located at 5350 E. 16th St. near Craycroft Road and put the school on a brief lockdown. TPD said Tucson Unified School District Safety ha...
00:39 2019-05-22

TPD to hold ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents “Meet Susan… a 42 year old man posing as a 15 year old girl online.” Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Attention parents! Protecting your kids online may be a challenge. It can be hard to keep up with the latest trends, slang terms, social media and gaming. Tucson Police ...
06:52 2019-05-30

Americans trust celebrities, social media more than product labels Consumers trust celebrities and social-media influencers to do their research for them. Sixty-one percent of Americans are concerned about the healthiness of the products they buy and consume, but 34 percent say they rarely ever research the health claims made on the packaging, new research suggests...
21:13 2019-05-22

How Social-Media Meme-Makers Rescued ‘Game of Thrones’ From Itself A viral clip mashing up Arya’s horse and the song “Old Town Road” brought a breath of democratic vitality to an exhausted and stumbling series in its final days....
20:52 2019-06-06

Dave Rubin: Americans should 'think about' their relationships with Facebook, other social media Americans need to think critically about their relationships with social media companies and how they affect their privacy, talk show host Dave Rubin said Tuesday night....
09:13 2019-06-05

Bahrain says following opposition social media could result in legal action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government campaign against critical online voices....
02:52 2019-06-03

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future....
18:39 2019-05-24

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers....
19:52 2019-06-01

U.S. FDA warns flavored e-cigarette makers over social media posts The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission on Friday issued warning letters to four flavored e-liquid product makers, stepping up pressure on firms using social media influencers to promote their products....
20:26 2019-06-07

‘You Don’t Have to Be in Des Moines.’ Democrats Expand Primary Map, Spurred by Social Media. With voters increasingly getting information online and from TV, candidates are traveling to a wide range of states, viewing them as sound stages for delivering their message....
15:52 2019-06-01

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night when s...
11:52 2019-05-22

Bahrain Says Following Opposition Social Media Could Lead To Legal Action Bahrain, a U.S. ally that hosts the Navy's Fifth Fleet, has warned citizens and residents that following anti-government social media accounts could result in legal action, hardening a government......
05:52 2019-06-03

Little girl’s terrifying ‘The Nun’-themed birthday party a social media hit One little girl is being praised on social media for conjuring up a spooky theme for her birthday party: “The Nun.” Three-year-old Lucia celebrated her birthday in Monterrey, Mexico, on Monday, and decided on a party inspired by the 2018 horror film “The Nun” — an installment within the popular “Con...
23:13 2019-06-07

Kevin Durant justifies his social media behavior: ‘I’m sticking to something I know’ Kevin Durant isn’t going to stop getting into Twitter fights anytime soon. After yet another instance in which Durant punched downward online, responding to both Chris Broussard and a random Twitter user when called out online, Durant defended his approach to reporters. Why does he feel itR...
06:39 2019-05-25

The most popular social media networks each year, gloriously animated Considering social media’s global impact (hello Trump and Brexit), it’s strange to think just how young the medium is. Hell, before the early 2000s, if you wanted to reconnect with a long-lost friend, you’d have to go full detective to find their contact details. But nowadays? You just need to whack...
18:26 2019-06-11

11 Charged In Aligarh For Inflammatory Social Media Posts Over Murder Police have charged 11 persons for allegedly posting inflammatory content, and were maintaining tight security on Tuesday to prevent any flare-up in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a toddler,......
05:39 2019-06-12

The Fiver | Teenage YouTubers and apparent social media parodies Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Just like New York City and the poor woman that lives in the flat above Weird Uncle Fiver, football never sleeps. It’s mid-June and you should be outside being wholesome: fishing with your dad, running through fields of wheat or looking interested a...
21:26 2019-06-13

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his third appearance at the bee, where onstage spelling st...
22:39 2019-05-29

India and Pakistan in social media dogfight before cricket clash Pakistani channel releases spoof video of shot-down pilot, prompting outrage in IndiaIndia and Pakistan have had tempestuous relations since their birth as independent states. There have been wars, skirmishes, bad-natured exchanges, and prolonged diplomatic standoffs.Before their clash this weekend ...
14:39 2019-06-14

TPD gears up for ‘Social Media Dangers & Awareness’ class for parents TUCSON – Social Media is a great tool, but it can be dangerous in the hands of a child. The Tucson Police Department (TPD) is training parents on what to look out for. TPD says predators are learning that with social media, they can stay in the safety of their own home, while targeting people ...
18:13 2019-06-14

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communicate that they are working flat-out to de-escalate tensions over immigration and avoid punitive tariffs on all Mexican exports to the U.S. Announcements...
12:52 2019-06-03

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purchases on Saturday....
23:39 2019-06-15

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:13 2019-05-24

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
12:13 2019-05-23

Social media giants under microscope in Ottawa as politicians aim to protect privacy Tech giants will be in the hot seat this week as politicians from Canada and 10 other countries gather to consider how best to protect citizens' privacy and their democracies in the age of big data....
17:13 2019-05-27

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that success, Epic Games—the company behind Fortnite and creator of Unreal Engine—just acquired Houseparty, a social video app popular with teens.Read more......
22:13 2019-06-12

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

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

Navy wants 350 billion social media posts for epic research project The U.S. Navy wants to amass 350 billion social media posts for a massive data archive that will provide new insight into how people communicate online....
22:26 2019-05-30

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizations, will collect data from students' social media accounts to create an "Early Alert Tool." If succe......
11:26 2019-06-06

2 Arrested For Social Media Posts Against Assam, Tripura Chief Ministers Police from Assam and Tripura arrest BJP supporters on charges of making defamatory Facebook posts about Chief Ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and Biplab Kumar Deb, respectively...
06:39 2019-06-14

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a key issue on abortion. ...
01:26 2019-06-06

J.J. Watt announces engagement to Kealia Ohai with social media post The Houston Texans' J.J. Watt got engaged to soccer star Kealia Ohai, saying in a Twitter post, "I'm the luckiest man in the world."        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past week on Judge Michael Kwan’s actions. Kwan, who has...
02:13 2019-05-26

US SEC Sues Social Media Firm Kik for 'Illegal' Initial Coin Offering US Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
15:26 2019-06-05

How a #10YearChallenge tweet highlights Iran’s paradoxical relationship with social media The 10-Year Challenge was the year’s first big internet fad. You remember? When people posted pictures of themselves from 2009 and 2019 in order to… well, actually, that was it. Depending on who you talk to, it was either a benign trend for people to show off how resilient their faces were against t...
16:39 2019-06-05

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
12:26 2019-05-23

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
16:13 2019-06-14

Social media users help cops bust alleged turtle killer Justice came slow and steady for this alleged turtle killer. Devin Antoine Simpson, 20, was busted by cops in North Carolina for kicking to death the helpless pet — after outraged social media users saw a video of the attack online, authorities said Monday. Viewers of the clip from as far away...
06:39 2019-06-05

U.S. SEC sues social media firm Kik for 'illegal' initial coin offering The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued social media company Kik Interactive Inc on Tuesday, alleging it conducted an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens in 2017....
23:00 2019-06-04

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-22

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
17:39 2019-05-21

Alabama mayor apologizes for homophobic comments in social media post The mayor of a small Alabama town is being asked to resign by city council members following inflammatory remarks he made on his Facebook page that he has since apologized for....
14:00 2019-06-08

Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism, says Patriots owner Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
20:52 2019-05-21

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
17:00 2019-05-25

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He warned...
14:52 2019-06-09

On Journalist's Arrest Over Social Media Post, Akhilesh Yadav's Reaction Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday attacked the Uttar Pradesh government for arresting a journalist for sharing an alleged objectionable post against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath....
17:26 2019-06-11

New York man hounded on social media says he didn’t order hit on David Ortiz A Dominican man in New York says he’s being wrongly accused on social media of ordering the shooting of former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz — and now he fears for his own life, according to new reports. Joel Galván’s photo has been circulating online, accusing him of hiring the peop...
20:39 2019-06-12

Robert Kraft: Social media helping stoke anti-Semitism Robert Kraft has warned that failure to tackle anti-Semitism will open the door for other forms of racism and discrimination to flourish with the help of social media....
20:01 2019-05-21

Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s baby is here! 'Bachelor' alum shares photo of daughter Alessi "This was first time she laid eyes on me and I’m forever changed Alessi Ren Luyendyk," he captioned the shot.        ...
14:26 2019-05-30

Social media is not a source of peril, Sen. Josh Hawley, it's a powerful tool Social media platforms help us connect with family and friends, find help and do our jobs. Sen. Hawley uses them so his comments ares hypocritical.       ...
19:00 2019-06-13

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
15:13 2019-05-25

CBOE Launches Second In Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – January 13, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large-Cap Weekly Index (SMLCWSM Index), the second in a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes designed to capitalize on short-term market momentum ba...
22:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
15:13 2019-05-25

BJP Social Media Cell Member Arrested For Post On Assam Chief Minister Assam police arrested a member of the ruling BJP's social media team on Thursday for allegedly making communal remarks and insulting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal through posts on private social......
06:39 2019-06-14

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions if it works as intended.Read more......
22:26 2019-06-05

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle over efforts to gain access to Trump's financial records....
23:13 2019-05-23

Jussie Smollett Celebrates Pride in First Social Media Post Since Alleged Attack Jussie Smollett has made his return to social media. On Monday morning, the Empire star took to Instagram where he shared a memorable clip from this weekend's 2019 Tony......
01:26 2019-06-11

With Social Media Campaign, Women In Japan Fight "Heels At Work" Rule A group of Japanese women Monday submitted a petition to the government to protest what they say is a de-facto requirement for female staff to wear high heels at work....
23:26 2019-06-03

The key to stopping social media censorship is not to smash tech companies, but to amend Section 230 With Democrats and Republicans alike eager to flex government power over private social media companies, one option remains most appealing to limited government conservatives. Section 230 of the the Communications Decency Act protects "providers" of "an interactive user service" from legal liability...
00:52 2019-06-06

CBOE Launches First in Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL -- August 15, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has launched the CBOE-SMA Large Cap Index (SMLC Index), the first of a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes that measure short-term market momentum based on Social Market Analytics’ (SMA...
23:26 2019-05-21

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
01:00 2019-05-29

Netflix testing social media-style news feed called Extras Netflix is trialling a news feed feature as part of its mobile app, with selected users being chosen as part of the streaming platform's tests. Called Extras, the feed allows users to view trailers, photos, and news from upcoming and existing Netflix shows. Best Netflix series this monthTh...
12:26 2019-06-07

CBOE to Develop Series of Social Media-Based Strategy Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO, IL – June 14, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Social Market Analytics (SMA) to develop a series of sentiment-based strategy benchmark indexes based on SMA’s social media metrics. ...
23:26 2019-05-21

Neymar speaks with cops about posting photos of rape accuser on social media Brazilian soccer star Neymar spoke with cops for nearly two hours Thursday evening about his posting images and messages of his rape accuser on social media without her permission — a possible violation of her online privacy. The Paris Saint-Germain forward testified to authorities in the Rio ...
07:13 2019-06-07

Jordan Peterson announces new social media platform amid Pinterest controversy Jordan Peterson recently announced he will be launching a social media website alongside Dave Rubin and other key figures. Peterson says the site will have strong free speech policies, and the announcement is quite timely in light of the new Pinterest censorship scandal....
02:13 2019-06-14

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
03:13 2019-05-24

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
08:52 2019-05-27

Trudeau warns social media regulation could be used to repress citizens, stifle free speech As momentum builds around the globe for regulating tech titans like Facebook and Google, Trudeau made it clear Wednesday that he sees government intervention as a last resort....
05:52 2019-05-30

Elon Musk hires man behind 'absolute unit' sheep meme to run Tesla's social media Adam Koszary’s tweet of giant sheep went viral last yearMusk adopted image and description for his Twitter profileElon Musk has reportedly hired the man responsible for a viral tweet about a giant sheep to be Tesla’s social media manager. Related: Tesla's Elon Musk reaches deal with SEC over Twitter...
23:00 2019-05-21

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the allegation....
16:39 2019-06-03

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
01:13 2019-05-29

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
23:13 2019-06-12

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
19:52 2019-06-05

CrossFit quits Facebook, Instagram, accuses social media giant of censorship, being 'utopian socialists' CrossFit, the branded workout regimen, accused Facebook of being “utopian socialists” and left the platform after the social network deleted a group dedicated to a diet....
17:39 2019-05-25

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Britney Spears flaunts body in zebra bikini, hits back at social-media haters The 37-year-old star took to Instagram to broadcast a carefree image – and to send a message confirming that she's the one posting those videos.        ...
18:26 2019-05-29

Montana hunters who illegally killed Yellowstone mountain lion left trail of photos on social media Three hunters in Montana who illegally killed a mountain lion in Yellowstone National Park last year were caught after authorities followed a trail of pictures the trio posted on social media, according to court documents....
21:13 2019-06-13

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to be an instruction from Liberian authorities in a ...
10:26 2019-06-12

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under the Trump administration....
23:00 2019-06-01

A Change of Scenery, a Commitment to Service and a Social Media Cleanse: Inside Selena Gomez's Year of Rebuilding Selena Gomez needed a change. While she's been a bit omnipresent as of late, sitting down for a handful of interviews to promote her new movie The Dead Don't Die, out in theaters......
21:39 2019-06-14

Celtics star Jayson Tatum chided on social media after his beloved Blues beat Bruins in Stanley Cup Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum celebrated the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday on social media and immediately received criticism from fans....
21:13 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
22:52 2019-05-28

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
08:26 2019-06-14

Phoenix family knows there's more to Kevin Durant's social media presence than feuds with trolls It's easy to get the impression Kevin Durant is just a jerk who uses social media to argue. But his biggest fan, Jordan Pruneau, knows better.        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Noa Pothoven death: Dutch rape victim dies after tragic social media post about being 'released because my suffering is unbearable' A 17-year-old from the Netherlands who wrote about her struggles after being raped has died following posting on social media that she needed to be released from her suffering....
13:52 2019-06-05

'Punch a guy so hard he poops himself': Police under fire for 'shameful' social media posts The Plain View Project shows police officers referring to minorities as animals and shared pictures that are anti-Islam.        ...
23:39 2019-06-05

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
16:00 2019-05-21

'Aladdin' early social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
11:00 2019-05-22

'Aladdin' social media reactions are positive: 'Enchanted' and 'surprisingly fun' Film critics are continuing to see Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' and giving predominantly positive social media feedback. Here's what they're saying.        ...
08:13 2019-05-23

Liberals to unveil ‘social finance’ plan for new ways to deliver social services The Liberals have been crafting the strategy for years, hoping to bring private money into social services governments provide themselves or directly fund....
14:52 2019-06-12

Liberal’s ‘social finance’ plan aims to find new ways to deliver social services It's uncharted water for both the government and the organizations it hopes will share hundreds of millions of dollars more, and the early part of the voyage has been rough....
05:13 2019-06-13

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
17:00 2019-05-29

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
10:39 2019-05-26

Kimono Cover-Ups for the Beach or Pool We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
17:39 2019-05-24

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
07:52 2019-06-10

Why lilos are moving from the pool to our wardrobes From pizza lilos to unicorn rubber rings, novelty inflatables are a festival fixture. But now we’re entering the age of balloon coutureIt seems to me that 2019’s inflatable culture is a classic millennial story: twenty- and thirtysomethings harking back to their youths, a time when Miss Selfridge wa...
20:52 2019-06-11

London To Get 360-Degree Infinity Pool - But How Do You Enter It? Ever wondered what swimming in a '360-degree' infinity pool would feel like? London might soon get the world's first one - and if the concept pictures are anything to go by, it would be a breathtaking......
22:52 2019-06-07

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

The 12 most popular pool floats of summer 2019 Whether you're lounging at the beach or by the pool, these popular floats from brands like Intex and Funboy will ensure a splashing good time.       ...
02:52 2019-06-08

Pee in the pool: survey reveals disturbing trends (WDIV) A new survey finds 40 percent of adults admit they’ve gone to the bathroom in a swimming pool, but that’s not the worst information uncovered. Americans will soon head to the pool as Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer swimming season, but the survey finds that many kno...
00:39 2019-05-22

When investing in a property, do you repair a pool or demo it? In the Washington area, existing pools rarely bring a higher sales price, so investors must weigh which cost is more beneficial: renovating the pool, or getting rid of it altogether....
13:00 2019-06-10

Pool Slides: They're Not Just for Swim Team Practice Anymore The year is 1994. Keanu Reeves is the biggest box office heartthrob on the planet, Donald Trump is saying stupid shit on TV, and pool slides are the epitome of style for an entire generation....
06:00 2019-06-15

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this float, you’d find a damn pool. Right now, you can get the Intex Flamingo Inflatable Ride-On for a little over $5 off. The pool float is 56" x 54"...
22:26 2019-05-24

The world’s first 360-degree infinity pool is coming to London Plans are underway for what would be the world's first rooftop 360-degree infinity pool to be built in London. Compass Pools, a UK-based pool manufacturer, unveiled its design for Infinity London, a 600,000-litre pool that would top a 55-story hotel.......
03:52 2019-06-07

Pool closures turning Germany into 'nation of non-swimmers' Lifeguards warn that more and more people in Germany are unable to swim: A quarter of primary schools no longer offer lessons; a pool closes every four days. As a consequence, drownings are on the up....
21:00 2019-06-07

London will soon be home to the world’s most frightening hotel pool Have you ever visited a hotel and thought to yourself “Boy, this place would be so much better if the entire roof was a pool”? Well, if you happen to live in the United Kingdom, today is your lucky day! Compass Pools, a UK-based pool maker, is currently hashing out what it calls the &ldq...
15:26 2019-06-08

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle to your bike....
14:39 2019-05-21

Mess-Free Snacks You Can Serve At Your Pool Party If you have to throw a party during summers, a pool-side party is the ideal way to do it. We have curated some snacks ideas that you can use to serve some delectable meals to your guests....
15:52 2019-06-11

After Much Effort, an ‘Unbreakable’ Record in Straight Pool Is Topped If John Schmidt’s pocketing of 626 balls without a miss on Monday in Monterey, Calif., is certified, it will break Willie Mosconi’s mark of 526 set in 1954....
04:39 2019-05-29

Coughlin returning to pool in International Swimming League Natalie Coughlin, a 12-time Olympic medalist, is returning to the pool as a member of the DC Trident, one of the teams in the new International Swimming League. Although Coughlin never formally retired, she hasn’t competed since the 2016 U.S. Olympic trials. In the years since, she’s ser...
09:26 2019-06-12

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
10:52 2019-05-29

Police say too much chlorine sickens dozens at Utah pool PLEASANT GROVE, Utah (AP) — Police say a “freak accident” at a northern Utah pool sickened dozens with chlorine gas Tuesday. About 50 people were sick after a pump forced too much chlorine out of a jet at Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool about 36 miles (58 kilometers) south of Salt ...
10:39 2019-06-05

Body camera shows police kick mom out of pool for breastfeeding She was kicked out of a Texas City public pool for breastfeeding and the officer's comments were caught on body camera.        ...
07:00 2019-06-12

The views aren’t even the craziest thing about this 360-degree infinity pool Just getting into this pool is enough to make you feel like James Bond. Designs for what could be the world’s first rooftop infinity pool, with 360-degree views of the London skyline, were unveiled this week by UK-based manufacturer Compass Pools. The company isn’t only conjuring up the ...
03:00 2019-06-07

"You Have To Be Covered": Woman Breastfeeding Baby Asked To Leave Pool A Texas mother is standing her ground on breastfeeding in public places days after she was removed from a city pool during an argument with staffers over her right to nurse her baby....
04:00 2019-06-12

Lifesaver: Pool safety classes continued at Lighthouse YMCA TUCSON – The fourth pool safety class of the season kicked off Thursday. For more information, watch the video below. For more information about News 4 Tucson Lifesaver campaign, click here....
03:52 2019-06-07

Look: Police help round up loose bear swimming in resident's pool Police in Pennsylvania said they were called to help round up a "skinny dipping" bear that dashed through residents' yards before jumping into a pool....
22:26 2019-06-03

Pennsylvania lieutenant governor opens pool for kids who don’t have access to one FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor is opening the pool in the official residence he doesn’t use to children who typically wouldn’t have access to one. Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman announced Friday the new access to the pool at the State House. The residence is on Nat...
02:52 2019-06-08

Man beat uncle to death with baseball bat over game of pool: cops An Ohio man enraged over a game of pool beat his uncle to death with a baseball bat, police said. Cameron Blake Goodrich, 34, was arrested late Tuesday after his uncle, Dino Goodrich, 59, was found unresponsive by cops on the garage floor of a home they shared in Gahanna, a suburb of Columbus. Param...
17:26 2019-06-06

Watch: Security camera catches baboons using backyard pool A South African family who suspected rude neighbors were trespassing in their backyard pool set up a security camera that identifies the culprits -- local baboons....
19:52 2019-05-21

Watch: Alligator resists being removed from South Carolina pool An alligator that decided to take a swim in a South Carolina resident's pool resisted a security guard's attempts to remove it and ended up breaking a capture lasso....
05:52 2019-05-30

Boy aged 16 months drowns in pool after slipping out through door of villa A London toddler drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday after slipping unnoticed through a sliding door of his family's rented villa, an inquest heard....
04:00 2019-06-13

‘Pool doctor’ molested countless children for decades, investigation confirms A late Manhattan pediatrician molested an untold number of young patients over the course of decades, an investigation into his conduct has concluded. Dr. Reginald Archibald, who died in 2007, worked at Manhattan’s Rockefeller University Hospital as an endocrinologist specializing in child growth fr...
21:13 2019-05-23

Watch: Real gator floats on inflatable alligator in Florida pool A Georgia family vacationing in Florida captured photos of an unusual scene: an alligator lounging on an inflatable gator in their rental home's pool....
18:39 2019-05-22

Meek Mill to sue Las Vegas hotel for discrimination after being barred from swimming pool Rapper Meek Mill plans to sue the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, alleging the hotel denied him entry to its pool over the weekend because he's black.        ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Utah ax-throwing venue adds pool tables, gets beer license SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Salt Lake City ax-throwing business has been granted a license to sell beer after adding pool and billiard tables to the venue. Utah alcohol commissioners approved the license Tuesday for Social Axe Throwing after finding that the addition of the pool and billiard tables on t...
21:13 2019-05-29

Kylie Jenner Wears Pink Bikini as She and Stormi Celebrate BFF's Birthday by the Pool A day after an early Handmaid's Tale-themed party, Kylie Jenner's birthday celebrations for BFF Anastasia "Stassie" Karanikolaou continued throughout the weekend. Stassie......
03:00 2019-06-10

How to Rock the Rocketman Look IRL We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:39 2019-05-31

Pump malfunction overloads pool with chlorine, sends dozens to hospital with bloody noses, vomiting About 50 people were treated at a hospital for bloody noses and vomiting after a pump malfunctioned and overloaded a community pool in Utah with chlorine....
17:26 2019-06-05

Dramatic video shows 10-year-old Georgia girl rescuing toddler sister from nearly drowning in pool Dramatic footage released last week shows a Georgia toddler nearly drowning in a pool earlier this month before her 10-year-old jumped into action and saved her life....
17:00 2019-06-03

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
19:26 2019-06-13

100 most popular rock bands of all time These are the 100 most popular rock bands of all time based on Wikipedia page views, Facebook “likes” and Spotify popularity.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Are you man enough to rock a James Bond romper? Bond is back. After causing a stir last fall with a capsule of swim trunks featuring the suavest secret agent in history, Orlebar Brown is now expanding its 007 collaboration with everything from polo shirts to jumpsuits. Each piece riffs on an outfit worn by Sean Connery, Roger Moore or George Laze...
18:26 2019-06-05

I can go for that: five essential yacht rock classics Katie Puckrick’s new TV doc reappraises the smooth, sad and seedy side of the maligned genre. Here she reveals the best tracksModern Toss on yacht rock With its urgent pace and aim to “make it to the border of Mexico”, Cross sums up the exhilaration of escape so essential to yacht. The power of the ...
14:26 2019-06-11

Blazers to Rock With Denim Shorts We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
13:00 2019-06-13

‘Almost Famous’ musical is almost ready to rock Broadway It’s going to be Cameron Crowe vs. Alanis Morissette at the Tonys next year. Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” begins previews in the fall at the Broadhurst Theatre. But it could be upstaged in the spring by Crowe’s adaptation of his terrific movie “Almost Famous.” Crowe put on a couple of sta...
09:26 2019-05-24

A Flamingo In An Illinois Zoo Had To Be Put Down After A Child Threw A Rock At It (NBC NEWS FILE PHOTO) (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois, zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo’s leg and caused inju...
22:26 2019-05-25

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo’s leg and caused injuries that led to it bei...
00:26 2019-05-23

Lenny Kravitz: Rock star with a camera Musician Lenny Kravitz took time out from his "Raise Vibration" concert tour to open his photography exhibition, called "Drifter," at the Leica Gallery in the German town of Wetzlar....
18:00 2019-05-27

Adam Lambert shops like a rock star When Adam Lambert and Queen opened this year’s Oscars ceremony with an electrifying performance, the star-studded audience leapt to their feet and unabashedly rocked out. That’s the effect that the former “American Idol” contestant often has on crowds. The 37-year-old singer, songwriter, actor and L...
18:26 2019-06-05

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
14:33 2019-05-21

Trump Brain Status: 'Dumb as a Rock' President Donald Trump lashed out at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday, calling him “dumb as a rock” after reports Tillerson criticized Trump during a surprise appearance before the House Foreign Affairs Committee earlier this week....
21:26 2019-05-23

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accessory maker Mad Catz this week, the company perhaps best known for making those cheap off-brand controllers you forced your younger sibling to use. Despit...
14:52 2019-05-21

Almost 60 tornado reports as killer storms rock Midwest A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

The Who’s game-changing rock opera ‘Tommy’ turns 50 Fifty years ago today, “that deaf, dumb and blind kid” who scored immortality in “Pinball Wizard” was born when “Tommy” — The Who’s game-changing rock opera — was released on May 23, 1969. And the story of the boy who played “a mean pinball” still resonates a half-century later. In fact, The Who’s f...
11:00 2019-05-23

11 Killed, 25 Injured as Explosions Rock Somalia’s Capital MOGADISHU, Somalia — A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead, the country’s police chief said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility. Another 25 people were wounded, Gen. Bashir Abdi Mohamed told reporters in ...
04:26 2019-06-16

The Rock and Under Armour cook up true wireless earbuds The tag team partners of Dwanye Johnson and Under Armour have teamed up again for a new product in their collaborative line. the activewear company announced today the Project Rock True Wireless In-Ear Headphones. The fitness-focused earbuds are desi......
05:52 2019-06-01

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding from the Arkansas River. Officials say in a Facebook post Saturday that they believe the river will...
20:00 2019-06-01

Kid Rock apparently divorced Pamela Anderson because of Borat Borat was inescapable following its release in 2006, beloved by critics and audiences alike. With humble origins as a Da Ali G Show spinoff, Borat was an unexpected sensation, earning $262 million against a modest $18 million budget and worming its way deep into the American subconscious. Unfortunat...
22:39 2019-05-31

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
14:13 2019-05-24

The Rock’s new Under Armour sports headphones sell out in 72 hours As the old joke goes, enough of you smelled what Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was cooking – specifically, his new branded sport headphones, the UA True Wireless Flash – Project Rock Edition – and bought them all up. In 72 hours. The Rock is, of course, serious ab...
07:26 2019-06-05

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around the globe hosted by local experts....
14:26 2019-06-14

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
15:00 2019-06-14

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of neon robots with trombones herald Matt Bellamy ri...
22:00 2019-06-02

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a picture of your bottom. In a Facebook post that went v...
21:00 2019-06-12

Little Rock police to overhaul no-knock drug raid policies LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department says it’s overhauling policies for obtaining no-knock warrants in drug raids, eight months after a man alleged officers blasted down his door and raided his apartment without probable cause. Police Chief Keith Humphrey said at a news c...
00:39 2019-06-13

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, her first steps as a fre...
19:26 2019-05-23

Dr John: the voodoo-fuelled showman who beat his own path through rock The trailblazer who injected New Orleans R&B with sinister psychedelia will live on as an icon of curdled idealismFor a few years after the Summer of Love, record stores were thick with hastily knocked-together concept albums about astrology or Indian mysticism or the occult, designed to cash in on ...
16:52 2019-06-07

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries in search of a fourth championship in five years....
01:52 2019-06-05

Flamingo euthanized after child injures it throwing rock into zoo exhibit The bird was euthanized Monday at Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois, in what zoo Director Jay Tetzloff called "a truly unfortunate accident."        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentary bar, and it falls to Liam Gallagher to respond: strange days indeed. This disarming portrait of pop’s pre-eminent monobrow picks up where Supersonic ...
23:52 2019-06-06

Flamingo euthanized after elementary school student hits it with rock A flamingo at an Illinois zoo was euthanized after an elementary school student threw a rock into the wading bird’s exhibit this week — accidentally hitting it, according to local reports. The incident occurred when the young visitor skipped a rock into the flamingo habitat at Miller Par...
17:13 2019-05-22

Blues’ Rob Thomas ready to rock and roll in Cup Final Game 6 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas is ready to return to the St. Louis Blues’ lineup for a potential Stanley Cup-clinching Game 6 against the Boston Bruins. Thomas has missed the past four games of the series with a suspected hand or wrist injury. He handled the puck fine in practice Saturday and ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Roky Erickson, US psychedelic rock star, dies aged 71 Frontman of the 13th Floor Elevators described as ‘heroic icon of modern rock’n’ roll’Roky Erickson, one of the most enduring and adventurous exponents of American psychedelic rock, has died at the age of 71.Erickson’s death was confirmed by his representatives in a statement that described him as a...
17:52 2019-06-01

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
02:52 2019-05-24

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days of Literary Blackness series, we also love music and relish in the opportunity to celebrate that love as frequently as possible. Sometimes you just have...
19:00 2019-06-01

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts occurred in two different locations in the city that was once the de facto capital of the Islamic State group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory fo...
01:26 2019-06-02

| Platini blasts Infantino, says he has 'no legitimacy' The former head of European football Michel Platini has blasted FIFA President Gianni Infantino ahead of his re-election saying he has "no legitimacy"....
23:00 2019-06-03

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
17:26 2019-05-28

The Lion King Turns 25: Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Original Trip to Pride Rock It's almost time to return to Pride Rock. We're just a little over a month away from Disney's photo-realistic "live-action" adaptation of The Lion King roars its way......
14:52 2019-06-15

Arkansas River bursts through levee north of Little Rock, triggering evacuations A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation around Dardanelle and Holla Bend.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Gucci to Fund Project to Save Rome’s Historic Rock of Execution Gucci is one of the most famous fashion brands in the world. The Italian company has announced that they are funding a restoration project in the heart of Rome. ...
08:52 2019-06-08

French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle If Johnny Hallyday, the “French Elvis,” was a United States resident, then his fourth wife stood to inherit his whole fortune. Social media evidence led a French court to rule otherwise....
19:52 2019-05-29

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – dull profile of the rock’n’roll star There’s little sign of the former Oasis frontman’s sparky personality in this documentaryThe Liam Gallagher of old, with his shrapnel wit and swaggering crusade against being “suckered in by the dickheads”, would have tossed a grenade into the editing suite rather than sanction a doc that is more ex...
10:26 2019-06-09

Blues' Rob Thomas ready to rock and roll in Cup Final Game 6 Robert Thomas is ready to return to the St. Louis Blues' lineup for a potential Stanley Cup-clinching Game 6 against the Boston Bruins       ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Giant roadside rock to remain on Colorado mountain highway as landmark Colorado has a new Instagram-worthy landmark. An 8.5-million-pound boulder that rolled off a cliff and demolished a section of mountain highway has been renamed "Memorial Rock," Gov. Jared Polis said....
03:52 2019-06-06

Wounded warrior hosts rock concerts, helps veterans get gym memberships TUCSON – One wounded warrior in Tucson was able to heal from his injuries through physical fitness. Now he wants to help other injured soldiers do the same. Billy Stokes says if it was not for physical fitness, he would be a different person. Stokes joined the army at a young age. Billy Stokes...
18:39 2019-06-12

Immersive Rock & Roll Hall of Fame exhibit opens July 1 CLEVELAND (AP) — A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open next month. Cleveland.com reports that the “Interactive Garage” exhibit opening July 1 will enable visitors to play instruments on their own, or with friends or strangers at the museum. Visitors can...
11:52 2019-06-10

AOC-backed Tiffany Cabán hopes to rock the establishment in Queens DA race A young public defender with the endorsement of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in the Queens DA race hopes to rock the borough’s Democratic machine. Tiffany Cabán’s campaign has become a test of whether the AOC effect will last into the 2020 elections. Ocasio-Cortez has dominated headlines and pushed...
04:52 2019-06-16

From New York to Neapolitan, Pizza Rock serves world-class pies Pizza Rock, founded by the owner of Tony's Pizza Napoletana, offers eight sensational styles under one roof.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

Trump calls Rex Tillerson 'dumb as a rock' after claims about Putin meeting President Trump mocked Rex Tillerson as "ill prepared" and “dumb as a rock” as he disputed his former secretary of state's claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin was more prepared than him during a 2017 summit....
17:00 2019-05-23

Extraterrestrial Organic Matter Found in 3.3-Billion-Year-Old Volcanic Rock Geologists in France and Italy have spotted what appear to be organic molecules from outer space in 3.3-billion-year-old rocks in South Africa, according to a new study.Read more......
22:26 2019-05-24

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)        ...
20:13 2019-06-11

Trump blasts Fox News election coverage President Donald Trump, at a rally in Pennsylvania, criticized Fox News' for hosting town hall meetings with Democratic presidential candidates. (May 21)        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)        ...
00:26 2019-06-13

| 'We always have to justify ourselves': Konta blasts Roland Garros Johanna Konta said being shunted for her Roland Garros semi-final "speaks for itself" and said it was "sad" that women have to "justify their involvement"....
20:39 2019-06-07

Laura Ingraham blasts UK 'communist' protesters On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Fox News' Laura Ingraham criticized the contingent of communists who showed up in London to protest President Trump in the UK calling them "clueless."...
09:13 2019-06-05

Trump Blasts Fed Policies, Euro's Value to the Dollar President Trump renewed his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that the Fed has raised rates too high and that its policy of shrinking its bond portfolio is “ridiculous.”...
18:26 2019-06-11

Trump blasts Mueller, says investigation biased President Donald Trump blasts special counsel Robert Mueller, as a “never Trumper” who led a biased investigation on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. (May 30)        ...
17:52 2019-05-30

The Latest: China blasts ‘interference” in own affairs BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on trade tensions between the United States and China (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has lashed out against what he said were efforts to interfere in the country’s internal affairs. The harsh comments by Geng Shuang at a routine brie...
14:52 2019-06-04

With an Eye on China, Russia's Putin Blasts U.S. Dominance Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the Trump administration for its use of tariffs and sanctions, putting Moscow firmly in China’s corner in its standoff with the U.S....
20:52 2019-06-07

20 of the craziest rock star confessions: Slash, Keith Richards, Ozzy Osbourne and more Wild parties, drug binges, run-ins with the law and romantic entanglements – these only scratch the surface of rock stars' wildest admissions.        ...
04:52 2019-05-31

As Rocketman rockets into theaters, Leto offers a more modest rock-musical biopic Elton John isn’t the only rock star getting the biopic treatment this weekend. Friday also brings a movie on another musical icon, albeit one largely unfamiliar to the American masses: Viktor Tsoi, frontman of perhaps the most popular and influential of Soviet rock bands, Kino. Tsoi and his bandmate...
01:39 2019-05-31

What makes ‘Rocketman’ a unique music biopic? Actually showing sex, drugs and rock-and-roll. Instead of following the usual formula and glossing over the rough bits — namely, John’s anger issues and addiction to alcohol, cocaine and sex — it focuses on them....
12:01 2019-05-31

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame set to introduce new "Interactive Garage" exhibit this summer A new interactive exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is set to open in the Cleveland museum in July.        ...
15:13 2019-06-10

Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere was into prog rock — and Baby Mozart The alleged leader of an upstate sex cult is into progressive rock, even if his views on women are highly regressive. Nxivm leader Keith Raniere is a fan of the 1970s prog bands Genesis and Yes, a former “slave” testified at his human-trafficking trial in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday. Raniere is a...
01:52 2019-05-29

Fortnite Fortbyte 80 Accessible by using Bunker Basher Pickaxe to Smash Rock Location Fortbyte 80 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Accessible by using the Bunker Basher Pickaxe to Smash the Rock at the Highest Point of the Volcano". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
15:39 2019-06-02

Distant space rock Ultima Thule formed in a slow and gentle collision New images of the most distant space rock we have ever visited show that it has mysterious bright spots and stripes, and that it probably formed in a slow-motion collision...
14:33 2019-05-21

Take a photo tour of remarkable Rwanda Rwanda is much more than just safari animal encounters. See photos of this remarkable African country.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Amish on holiday – photo essay Photographer Dina Litovsky spoke to us about her work photographing the Amish community holidaying in the warmer climate in Sarasota, FloridaAmong the fastest-growing faith groups on the continent, North America’s Amish and Mennonite populations are largely known for eschewing the trappings of moder...
08:26 2019-05-31

Memorable moments: See a photo from each day of 2019 We capture the memorable moments of 2019 with a photo from each day. Follow along for daily updates!        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Joan Wakelin Bursary, administrated in partnership with the Royal Photographic SocietyVenezuela, a c...
12:13 2019-06-03

Inside Huawei – a photo essay Huawei is China’s most valuable technology brand, whose global expansion has become controversial particularly in regards to 5G technology. Photojournalist Kevin Frayer was given access to Huawei’s Bantian campus in Shenzhen, China’s Silicon Valley, and shows us what it is like to work thereWith ann...
15:26 2019-05-22

The Latest: Mexican church blasts charges against leader LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of La Luz del Mundo’s leader and self-proclaimed apostle (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A controversial Mexico-based church decried accusations of human trafficking and child rape against its leader Tuesday, calling them “false.” Charges fi...
06:26 2019-06-05

Giannis' ex-agent blasts Drake for trolling ways An executive at the company that represents Giannis Antetokounmpo, who used to be the Bucks star's agent in Europe, ripped rapper Drake for trolling Antetokounmpo in the Eastern Conference finals....
23:26 2019-05-22

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
00:52 2019-06-15

Ex-SeaWorld trainer blasts park over whale captivity A former SeaWorld trainer blasted the theme park over the dangers of whale captivity — and claims the attraction often downplayed the creatures’ acts of aggression. Former orca trainer, John Hargrove, said he quit the park after realizing the harmful impacts of captivity on the whales...
01:52 2019-06-08

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National Thawheed Jamaath (NTJ), will be questioned, police......
10:26 2019-05-22

At least five dead in blasts in Iraq's Kirkuk: medical sources At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a series of explosions in the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, medical sources in the city's general hospital told Reuters on Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-30

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
15:26 2019-06-07

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. Kepler, who entered hitless in his previous 21 at-b...
07:13 2019-06-07

Blasts at Russian 'Kristall' explosives plant followed by fire At least 42 people were injured and two more were missing at the Dzerzhinsk plant about 400 kilometers east of Moscow after explosions were followed by a fire. The cause of the blasts was not clear....
17:26 2019-06-01

Afghan officials: 3 bomb blasts in capital, 1 killed KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say there have been three explosions in the capital, Kabul, including a sticky bomb attached to a bus carrying university students that killed at least one person. Ferdus Faramarz, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, has confirmed that two other blasts we...
07:39 2019-06-02

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released from Iran following several years imprisonment says he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”...
17:52 2019-06-11

Two Missing After Blasts At Russian Military Plant, 22 Injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
16:52 2019-06-01

Scores injured in blasts at Russian military plant Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said....
02:39 2019-06-02

Mount Rainier climber killed in rock fall, 5 others rescued along peak's ‘most-dangerous’ route One climber was killed and five others had to be rescued by helicopter from Mount Rainier this week after the group was hit by a rockfall along a treacherous path the National Park Service warned has the “reputation of being the hardest and most-dangerous” route on the mountain....
18:39 2019-05-31

California congressman says he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California has acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes. The Union-Tribune reports the Republican congressman made the comments during a town hall Saturday in ...
21:00 2019-05-27

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

PHOTO GALLERY: Looking back at hurricane damage Crews with bulldozers and dump trucks have removed tons of debris from the Florida Panhandle since Hurricane Michael slammed ashore in October, wrecking miles of homes and businesses, yet signs of the storm's fury remain everywhere as hurricane season approaches....
08:00 2019-05-31

Mom shares photo of son's infection to warn others about sepsis A mother in the U.K. is hoping her son’s terrifying sepsis ordeal may help spare others from the same fate after she snapped a photo of a red line that had started creeping up the inside of his wrist following a fall at the zoo....
19:26 2019-06-11

Ebony photo archive to be auctioned to pay creditors CHICAGO (AP) — The photo archive of Ebony Magazine that chronicles African American life is to go on the auction block in July if a Chicago bankruptcy court approves. The collection is being auctioned to pay off secured creditors of Johnson Publishing. The former magazine publisher filed for Chapter...
14:13 2019-06-06

Ariana Grande sued for 'posting photo of herself' Pop star Ariana Grande is being sued for allegedly uploading a photographer's picture of herself to her Instagram account, according to legal documents....
16:52 2019-05-21

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and the community who live and work in the area nowI arr...
16:00 2019-06-07

NatGeo reveals the best travel photo of 2019 A snowy fishing village in Greenland, a vulture soaring through the sky in Spain, and a trio of actors gearing up for an opera performance in China all make up the award winners in the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year awards....
02:52 2019-06-13

| WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat programme have been launched into orbit from California aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket....
16:52 2019-06-13

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
00:52 2019-05-30

Nancy Pelosi blasts Facebook for keeping up doctored video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blasted Facebook Wednesday for keeping up a phony video on the social media website that appeared to show her drunk. “I think they have proven — by not taking down something they know is false — that they were willing enablers of the Russian interference in our election,” ...
11:52 2019-05-30

PM Modi Is The First World leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Blasts Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from Maldives where he was on his first overseas trip after getting elected as Prime Minister for a second term. PM Modi is......
12:00 2019-06-09

Ocasio-Cortez blasts ‘misogynist’ trolls who label her as dumb Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted “misogynist” critics on Twitter Wednesday for trying to paint her as dumb, saying they would rip her intelligence whatever she did. “I could win a Nobel Prize in Physics & they’d still call me dumb. That’s why I don’t give a damn about misogynist takes on my int...
11:52 2019-05-30

Somali civilians, Kenyan police officers killed in blasts A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after a rival militia executed a group of civilians....
01:00 2019-06-16

Derek Fisher blasts the treatment of WNBA players: ‘Has to change’ Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher is standing up for his WNBA team both on and off the court. After the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, 89-85, Fisher penned a scathing post on Instagram in regards to the treatment of WNBA players, sharing a photograph of his team at a transportat...
20:00 2019-06-10

Judge blasts feds for delays on Jamal Khashoggi documents A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday scolded government attorneys for persistent delays in handing over documents related to the December killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. District Judge Paul Engelmayer, who presides over a lawsuit filed by the Open Society Justice Initiative,...
01:26 2019-06-05

The Latest: Disability rights group blasts treatment pilot SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco proposal to force some people with drug addictions and mental illness into treatment (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Disability Rights California is criticizing San Francisco supervisors for approving a program that would force some people with serious...
06:26 2019-06-05

Top U.S. security aide: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
15:26 2019-05-29

The Latest: Lawyer blasts $50 million bail for church leader MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the arrest on child rape charges of Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of the La Luz del Mundo church (all times local): 6 p.m. An attorney for the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church says his client’s $50 million bail on charges of child rape and human ...
04:39 2019-06-06

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan’s capital, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against protesters demanding an end to military rule...
08:13 2019-06-03

Trump blasts New York Times over report on Mexico deal President Trump on Sunday called the New York Times “The Enemy of the People!” for reporting that a deal Mexico worked out with the administration that allowed him to pull back on a new round of tariffs on Mexican imports had been negotiated months ago. ​”Another false report in th...
19:00 2019-06-09

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
07:00 2019-06-13

Two people missing after blasts at Russian military plant, 22 injured At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported....
14:26 2019-06-01

Brad Pitt blasts into outer space for ‘Ad Astra’ trailer Brad Pitt is counting down to blast off. The trailer for his upcoming sci-fi flick, “Ad Astra,” was released Wednesday and follows astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt) as he attempts to locate his “hero” father (Tommy Lee Jones), who went missing while “in pursuit of knowledge&...
17:26 2019-06-05

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly conflicting information at times. Earlier this year, for instance, the publication revealed that Tes...
07:00 2019-05-23

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan's capital as protest site raided Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule....
08:39 2019-06-03

Pelosi blasts Trump, then wonders why he backed out of infrastructure meeting Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a “cover-up” related to lawmakers’ ongoing Russia probes. “He just took a pass — and it makes me wonder why he did that,” Pelosi said...
23:00 2019-05-22

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate neighborhoods in Kathmandu, police official Shyam La...
20:26 2019-05-26

Merkel Blasts Trade Barriers and 'Lies' in Rebuke of Trump German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a commencement speech at Harvard to defend multilateralism and free trade in one of her most pointed critiques of policies championed by President Trump....
08:00 2019-05-31

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock hit its lowest level in more than two years after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the electric-car maker into a “code red situation.” Wedbush Securities’ Dan Ives on Monday cut his price target for Tesla shares to $230 from $275, saying Mus...
14:39 2019-05-21

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery includes people walking through the dappled light of the Medi...
11:01 2019-05-25

Samsung’s new AI can create talking avatars with a single photo Samsung’s research center at Moscow has developed a new AI that can create talking avatars of photos and paintings without using any 3D modeling. A paper posted by the research team suggests that while traditionally researchers have used a large number of images to create a talking head model, a new...
14:26 2019-05-23

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a pretty cool development. But for more insidious use cases, like exploiting the technology to harass someone online, it’s unsettling.Read more......
19:52 2019-05-23

California congressman admits he’s taken photo with dead enemy SAN DIEGO — US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman, who was re-elected last November as he faces cor...
00:39 2019-05-28

Monaco F2: Hubert takes first win in photo finish with Deletraz Reigning GP3 Series champion and Renault Formula 1 junior Anthoine Hubert earned his first Formula 2 victory in Monaco by fending off Haas protege Louis Deletraz...
06:26 2019-05-26

Rep. Duncan Hunter admits he’s taken photo with dead combatant US Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter....
08:39 2019-05-28

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, according to local media outlets - a potential......
08:52 2019-05-28

Austria: photo show of Holocaust survivors vandalized again BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s president has condemned the repeated destruction of photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street. Alexander van der Bellen tweeted Monday that he was “deeply concerned” by the vandalism. The Austrian news agency APA reported that the la...
11:39 2019-05-28

Amy Schumer Documents Her Baby Boy's First Bath With Sweet Photo Now that's the look of a happy--and exhausted--first-time mom. Actress and comedienne Amy Schumer posted on her Instagram Story on Friday night a photo of her holding and feeding her......
19:39 2019-05-25

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work with them unless they dropped multiple inv...
00:26 2019-05-23

Argentina's Cristina Fernandez starts graft trial she blasts as 'smokescreen' Argentina's populist ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner passed through a crowd of ardent supporters and into a Buenos Aires courthouse on Tuesday to undergo a graft trial she derided as a "smokescreen," days after kicking off her campaign for vice president on social media....
00:00 2019-05-22

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scott Gottlieb labeled an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
21:39 2019-05-30

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class. The address has since gone viral. ...
07:00 2019-06-13

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky, a medical source and residents told Reuters early on Sunday....
08:13 2019-06-02

The Londoner: Tony Blair blasts Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism Former PM says Labour leader is anti-Semitic but "doesn't think he is"/ James Cleverly and Matt Hancock show pulling power/ Grayson Perry on Glastonbury...
13:52 2019-06-05

Trump blasts Robert Mueller after statement, saying he was in cahoots with James Comey President Trump on Thursday ripped Robert Mueller a day after the special counsel declared that he could not clear the commander in chief of obstruction of justice. “I think he’s totally conflicted because as you know, he wanted to be the FBI director and I said no,” Trump told reporters as he was d...
17:26 2019-05-30

AOC goes off on Census question, blasts Kris Kobach: 'Has a resume of voter suppression' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. on Wednesday defended Democrats' decision to subpoena documents related to President Trump's proposed census question, blasting the administration's lack of cooperation over a question that she said had a history of "racism."...
22:00 2019-06-12

Michelle Wie blasts ex-Tiger coach Hank Haney over racist comments LPGA golfer Michelle Wie blasted Hank Haney on Wednesday after the famed instructor made racist and sexist comments about South Korean golfers on his SiriusXM radio show. In discussing the U.S. Women’s Open, which is set to begin play at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday, Haney, best ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Defensive Magic Johnson blasts ESPN’s Lakers report head-on The ESPN spotlight shined on a defensive Magic Johnson Tuesday night, as the former Lakers club president was left to answer for countless allegations laid out in an explosive exposé published on its website earlier that morning. “Do you think (Lakers owner) Jeanie Buss will allow me to abuse ...
14:26 2019-05-29

UN official blasts US abortion laws as ‘gender-based violence against women’ A UN official blasted the policy of outlawing abortion in some US states as “torture” and said there was a coordinated effort to attack women’s rights. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women,...
10:26 2019-06-05

Laura Ingraham blasts Pelosi as 'obsessed' with Trump, 'muttering and sputtering' In a biting monologue Thursday night, Fox News' Laura Ingraham went after Nancy Pelosi, saying the House speaker has an "obsession" with President Trump, calling her "the leader of the do-nothing party" and questioning her mental fitness....
15:39 2019-05-24

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his threat to slap tariffs on Mexican imports, and she called on him to work with Congress on immigration reform....
05:13 2019-06-01

Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli leader, calls Trump a ‘real rock star’ and compares him to King Cyrus The younger Netanyahu has previously been criticized for posting anti-Semitic memes to Facebook and seeking money to pay for strippers in a drunken late-night recording....
17:52 2019-06-11

Ralph Northam Investigation Ends Without Answers on Racist Photo An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
21:39 2019-05-22

NASA photo showcases landing site for Mars 2020 A new photo captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shared online this week features the landing site for the space agency's Mars 2020 mission....
03:26 2019-05-29

True Thompson Trying to Hug Chicago West Is the Cutest Photo You'll See Today No matter how old--or young--you are, girl time is the best time. As the long Memorial Day weekend kicked off Friday afternoon, Kim Kardashian headed to Instagram and shared some adorable......
03:13 2019-05-25

Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger Share First Wedding Photo Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger could not look happier in their first official wedding photo. The 39-year-old Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy star wed the 29-year-old......
23:52 2019-06-09

Woody Harrelson photo used in investigation into lookalike beer thief First a 'Ross from Friends' lookalike was snapped carrying beers after allegedly stealing a wallet in Blackpool, now a Woody Harrleson lookalike in New York has been pictured also making off with beer....
00:39 2019-05-22

Probe of Virginia governor’s racist yearbook photo complete NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The findings of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam are set to be released. Eastern Virginia Medical School plans to make the results of the investigation public at a news conference on Wednesday. The independent in...
08:00 2019-05-22

Was that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in blackface photo? Investigation inconclusive A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 yearbook page could not determine whether the governor is the person in the blackface photo.        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more coordinated. And researchers see the very technolog...
20:13 2019-05-28

Kim Kardashian's Close-Up Photo of Psalm West Is One Sweet Surprise It's time to keep up with Psalm West! Close to a month after Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed their fourth child via surrogate, the proud parents have been giving their newborn......
20:26 2019-06-10

Runner’s heartbroken husband posts photo of her ‘before she heads up to heaven’ A distance runner who has been battling a rare form of cancer for the past decade is now in grave condition, her heartbroken husband confirmed to The Post. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, who was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 while at the University of Minnesota, was moved to comfort care ...
23:52 2019-06-10

Snooki Shares First Photo of Her Kids Together 2 Days After Giving Birth LaValle, party of five! Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and her husband Jionni LaValle welcomed their third child together on May 30--a baby boy named Angelo James LaValle. He weighs 7......
04:52 2019-06-03

Camera Trap Snaps Photo of First Known Albino Giant Panda Using a motion-activated camera, scientists at Wolong National Nature Reserve in southwest China have snapped a blurry but unprecedented photograph of the world’s first known albino giant panda.Read more......
00:13 2019-05-28

Florida college student, suspended over gun photo, sues school A Florida woman is suing a technical college after she was suspended indefinitely when a photo of her posing with a hand gun at a shooting range on social media was reported to school leaders. ...
02:13 2019-06-01

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook used several photos from yearbooks past, including ...
01:26 2019-05-30

Mo Salah says photo of Kyiv pain inspired him to score against Spurs • Salah: ‘I looked at the picture from last year before the game’• Striker says Champions League win can start Liverpool glory eraMohamed Salah believes he was fated to score in Liverpool’s sixth European Cup triumph, having used a picture of last season’s misery in Kyiv to inspire his redemption in...
20:00 2019-06-02

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepting photo entries for its 13th annual Arizona Wildlife contest. One “best-in-show” and 11 first-place winners will be showcased in the 2020 ...
18:52 2019-06-05

First photo emerges of David Ortiz after Dominican Republic shooting This is one of the first photos of David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” following his ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The former Red Sox slugger appears to be unconscious — with a medical tube up his nose and doctors by his side — as he recovers at a l...
00:39 2019-06-11

Donald Trump Jr. blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' claim: Democrats don't want my father to have 'any wins' After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused his father of a "cover-up," Donald Trump Jr. said on "Fox & Friends" Thursday that Democrats are not interested in working with President Trump on infrastructure or other issues. ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Congresswoman Norma Torres blasts ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights A Democratic lawmaker caused a stir on the House floor Wednesday when she said she was sick of hearing “so many sex-starved males” talk about abortion. The comment from California Rep. Norma Torres came during a debate on a spending bill for the Department of Health and Human Services. R...
07:00 2019-06-13

Trump blasts ‘washed up psycho’ Bette Midler for tweeting fake quote President Trump blasted actress Bette Midler as a “washed up psycho” in an early morning tweet after the actress shared a false quote and attributed it to the president. Trump sent the tweet at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday from London, where he and his family are for a state visit. “Washed up psycho @B...
10:26 2019-06-05

Michelle Wie blasts Hank Haney over his comments about South Korean golfers in the LPGA Michelle Wie ripped Hank Haney -- a well-known golf instructor -- after shocking comments about South Korean golfers on his radio show Wednesday.        ...
19:52 2019-05-29

Sen. Kennedy blasts Democrats' three-year 'tantrum' over 2016 election: 'This is all wicked abusive' Democrats are in the midst of a three-year "tantrum" over the 2016 election of President Trump and their behavior has become "abusive," Sen. John Kennedy said Wednesday. ...
22:13 2019-06-05

House GOP resolution blasts 'Green New Deal' as violating nation's 'bedrock principles' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., Green New Deal is a "thinly veiled" attempt to create a socialist society, a resolution pushed by the Republican Study Committee said. ...
02:00 2019-05-23

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
11:26 2019-06-06

Nationals’ Adam Eaton blasts ‘chirping’ Todd Frazier after fiery scene Yet another long, eventful day in Mets Land concluded with … Todd Frazier getting verbally destroyed by an ex-teammate? You can’t predict Mets chaos. Frazier and Nationals right fielder Adam Eaton, who played together for the 2016 White Sox, had to be separated in the middle of the third innin...
15:26 2019-05-21

Brewers' Christian Yelich blasts 23rd homer in 56th game of the season Milwaukee Brewers' right fielder Christian Yelich continued his big start to the 2019 season, slamming his 23rd homer of the season Thursday afternoon....
00:13 2019-06-07

Pulwama, Lanka Blasts Strengthened Resolve To Fight Terror: Sushma Swaraj India on Wednesday said the ghastly bombings in Sri Lanka at a time when the wounds of the Pulwama terror attack were still raw in people's mind has made it more determined to resolutely fight against......
20:13 2019-05-22

'View' host blasts Trump admin for telling embassies not to fly pride flags "View" co-host Sunny Hostin called out President Trump's administration on Tuesday amid news that it denied its embassies' request to fly the rainbow flag during Pride month....
21:13 2019-06-11

Dodgers' Max Muncy blasts home run, trades barbs with Giants' Madison Bumgarner Max Muncy on Sunday added another chapter into the historic rivalry between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants with a home run off of Madison Bumgarner....
17:26 2019-06-10

DNA Test Confirms Death Of Terror Group Leader In Sri Lanka Easter Blasts Sri Lankan authorities have confirmed through DNA tests that one of the two suicide bombers who died in the Shangri-La Hotel bombing during Easter Sunday attacks was Zahran Cassim, the leader of the......
19:13 2019-05-21

Conway blasts Nancy Pelosi for losing control of her 'temper' and her House caucus White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Monday, claiming the top Democrat "lost control of her temper" and her caucus. ...
15:52 2019-06-10

Virginia report inconclusive about Ralph Northam, controversial yearbook photo In a rather anticlimactic turn Wednesday, officials in Virginia announced the results of an investigation into a racially-insensitive yearbook from 35 years ago involving Gov. Ralph Northam....
20:39 2019-05-22

Investigation unable to determine if Virginia gov is depicted in racist yearbook photo An independent investigation conducted into a racist photograph on Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 medical school yearbook page could not "conclusively determine the identity of either individual depicted in the photograph."...
06:13 2019-05-23

Iggy Azalea Is "a Ball of Negative Emotions" After Topless Photo Leak Iggy Azalea has spoken. This week, the star noticeably deactivated her social media accounts, seemingly over leaked photos of the rapper. On Monday, the Grammy nominee issued a......
09:26 2019-05-28

Man Takes First-Ever Photo of Living Colombian Weasel After Finding It Standing on His Toilet A man rediscovered the rarest South American carnivore after uploading a picture of it climbing on his toilet to a citizen science database.Read more......
18:13 2019-05-30

White House tweets photo of Trump hugging Old Glory for Flag Day The White House celebrated Flag Day on Friday by tweeting out a photo of a grinning President Trump giving Old Glory a bearhug. Along with the photo of the president, the tweet shows an image of the American flag with the words: “FLAG DAY JUNE 14,” which is also the date of the commander in......
23:26 2019-06-14

Drake instantly trolls Warriors’ Klay Thompson with questionable photo The NBA Finals are quickly becoming the Drake vs. Klay show — and Wednesday night went to the famed rapper. Drake trolled Warriors star Klay Thompson after his Raptors steamrolled Golden State in California, 123-109, to take a 2-1 lead, posting an undated photo of a shirtless, glassy-eyed Thom...
08:52 2019-06-06

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

Watch: Woman's lobster roll stolen by seagull while she snaps photo A tourist's attempt to take a photo of her first lobster roll in Maine went awry when she captured the moment a seagull swooped down to grab her food....
19:39 2019-06-10

California Congressman Admits to Taking Photo Next to Dead Enemy While in Marines (SAN DIEGO) — U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California acknowledged taking a photo with a dead combatant during his time as a Marine as he defended a Navy SEAL charged with multiple war crimes, including killing a teenage fighter. The Republican congressman, who was re-elected last November as he...
20:39 2019-05-28

Ph.D. candidate's maternity-style photo shoot with thesis goes viral Sarah Whelan Curtis, a Ph.D. candidate at Emory University, did a maternity-style photoshoot with her thesis. It went viral on Twitter.        ...
00:13 2019-06-06

NYPD used photo of suspected flasher to ID serial brake-puller, authorities say Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — who caught the young man on camera “with his penis exposed” in a picture that was later used to identify him, prosecutors said Friday....
11:26 2019-05-25

Virginia governor's role in blackface yearbook photo unclear, school says Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's former medical school was unable to determine his role in a racist photograph that appeared on his 1984 yearbook page, according to a report released on Wednesday following a three-month inquiry....
18:13 2019-05-22

See Every Photo From President Donald Trump's London Visit With the Royal Family President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are putting their best foot forward during their U.K. visit. From a meet-and-greet with Queen Elizabeth II to dining with the royal......
00:13 2019-06-05

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
14:33 2019-05-21

Viral photo of lovebirds at McDonald's inspires others to share romantic messages A photo of an old man staring adoringly at the woman sitting across from him in a McDonald’s has gone viral on Facebook, prompting users to post romantic messages of their own....
08:39 2019-05-29

Google Photos Fixed the Bad Photo Organization That I Spent Years Creating If you’ve lived long enough to remember the early days of digital photography, you may well have hundreds of thousands of pictures squirreled away on your computer, from various cameras and phones and the web, all terribly organized and almost beyond hope as far as sorting and cataloging goes. That ...
18:26 2019-05-21

Snooki Shares Adorable Photo of 1-Week-Old Son Angelo Fist-Pumping Snooki's baby boy Angelo is a week old! The Jersey Shore star gave birth to her and Jionni LaValle's third child on Thursday, May 30. The couple's new bundle of joy has joined......
22:13 2019-06-07

NYPD photo shows subway brake bandit who’s irking commuters Police on Thursday released images and video of the subterranean saboteur who they say yanked the emergency brake during rush-hour on a Manhattan subway train. Footage shows the suspect — wearing a black shirt with the red and white letters that read, “SWAG DON’T COME CHEAP” ...
18:00 2019-05-23

5 photo book print services to turn your smartphone photos into memories Thanks to smartphones and their increasingly higher quality cameras, today we’re taking more pictures than ever. From our meals to our trips around the world, almost any moment that’s at least a tad interesting gets captured and stored in our phones. However, besides the shots we deem worthy of bein...
17:26 2019-05-21

Noah Cyrus Strips Down for NSFW Photo and Paris Hilton Approves Is naughty Noah Cyrus following in Miley Cyrus' footsteps? The pop star's 19-year-old sister and fellow singer posted on her Instagram page on Friday night a photo of herself......
22:52 2019-06-01

Probe fails to determine whether Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is in blackface photo A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page could not determine if governor is in blackface photo.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in a sorority?” A swipe and another click. Sudd...
14:33 2019-05-21

Chamber of Commerce blasts Trump on tariffs — and then the president calls CNBC to fight back The president's tariff strategy "creates uncertainty with our trading partners," says a top official at the world's largest business lobbying group....
15:26 2019-06-10

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign countries....
21:26 2019-06-13

Rick Pitino blasts Greek fans for smoking, shooting flares during games: 'It's nonsense' Basketball coach Rick Pitino on Wednesday slammed Greek fans for smoking and lighting flares during games, saying they are disrespecting the players....
17:39 2019-05-31

Trump downplays protester turnout in London, blasts fake news for polls in tweetstorm President Trump early Wednesday called out the "corrupt media" for reporting on the paltry protester turnout during his trip to the U.K. and said if there was actually "fair" news accounts about his success in office, he would be dominating in polls. ...
10:13 2019-06-05

CNN's Chris Cuomo blasts McConnell over Supreme Court comment, tries to encourage viewers to vote him out CNN anchor Chris Cuomo closed his show on Tuesday night slamming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, over his SCOTUS remarks, comparing him to a "fever rash" and suggested to his viewers he should be voted out of office. ...
02:13 2019-05-30

‘sMothered’ mom and daughter: ‘We got our boobs done together!’ “SMothered,” TLC’s new reality TV show co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — maybe too close — mother-daughter relationships. In a four-part series of exclusive interviews with The Post, the TLC “sMothered” cast — Cathy and Cristina, Sunhe and Angelica, Cher and Dawn, and Sandra and...
02:52 2019-06-07

A letter to the man who shushed my daughter ‘You don’t realise the courage it took to approach your table’: the letter you always wanted to writeI could tell you were getting edgy as you sat with your friends, drinking coffee and watching the crumbs from my eight-year-old daughter’s biscuit fall messily all over her school uniform. Your face ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Sophie Turner Gifted the Internet the Best Game of Thrones Series Finale Photo Nothing will top the Game of Thrones photo Sophie Turner posted on her Instagram. Nothing. Nobody post behind-the-scenes photos ever again, Sophie Turner cannot be topped. The photo is of......
20:01 2019-05-21

Seagull steals lobster roll out of Maine tourist’s hand in epic photo A woman visiting Maine to try her first-ever lobster roll on Friday learned that even the best-laid plans often go awry after a sly seagull swiped the delicacy right out of her hand – but not before capturing the moment in a wild photo....
00:26 2019-06-11

Irina Shayk poses for swimsuit photo days after split with Bradley Cooper Irina Shayk showed off her figure in a one-piece swimsuit photo taken in Iceland Tuesday, the second Instagram post since her split with Bradley Cooper....
11:52 2019-06-11

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed that the school's president, who donated to the Democrat's campaign, knew about the image but decided a...
15:13 2019-05-23

Lady Gaga's Ex Christian Carino Just Liked Irina Shayk's Sexy Instagram Photo Well, well, well. Look what we have here! Earlier this week, Irina Shayk took to social media and turned up the heat in a sexy post-split Instagram shot. Surrounded by lush......
20:52 2019-06-11

‘One bad thing that I’m guilty of’: Rep. Duncan Hunter says he took photo with enemy corpse during military service The congressman from California, who is awaiting trial on unrelated corruption charges, made the remarks while talking about the Navy SEAL who is charged with killing a prisoner....
23:52 2019-05-27

Oregon State student fell to her death taking photo at scenic cliff An Oregon State University student tragically died Sunday morning after police say she fell 100 feet while trying to snap a picture at a popular mountain lookout. Michelle Casey, 22, was taking pictures with her boyfriend at Neahkahnie Mountain when police say she stepped over a retaining wall and s...
09:26 2019-05-25

Golf commentator Hank Haney blasts Tiger Woods for his comments about radio show suspension Tiger Woods said Hank Haney got what he deserved with radio suspension. Haney now calls Tiger "moral authority on issues pertaining to women."        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Trump blasts Mueller as 'highly conflicted,' calls impeachment a 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word' President Trump blasted Robert Mueller as “highly conflicted” on Thursday, claiming that the special counsel "would have brought charges" against him in the Russia investigation if he had "anything" but that "there were no charges to bring."...
15:39 2019-05-30

Whoopi blasts Trump on D-Day anniversary: WWII soldiers didn't avoid combat over 'bone spurs' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg didn't even want to talk about President Trump's visit to Normandy, indicating she was annoyed that someone like him would go there on the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
20:26 2019-06-06

Hillary Clinton blasts Facebook for not pulling doctored Pelosi video she dubbed 'sexist trash' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Facebook during her commencement speech at Hunter College in New York City on Wednesday for not removing a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. ...
08:39 2019-05-30

‘sMothered’ daughter: My husband’s done ‘third wheeling’ me and my mom “SMothered,” TLC’s new reality TV show co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — maybe too close — mother-daughter relationships. In a four-part series of exclusive interviews with The Post, the TLC “sMothered” cast — Cathy and Cristina, Sunhe and Angelica, Cher and Dawn, and Sandra and...
20:13 2019-06-10

Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter Account Hacked, Profile Photo Shows Imran Khan Amitabh Bachchan's Twitter account was hacked today, with the hackers completely changing the veteran actor's biodata; including his profile photo, cover photo and Twitter bio....
23:39 2019-06-10

Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school 'unable to determine the identity of the individuals' in racist photo The law firm investigating the origin and content of a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- a photo that was placed on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page -- said Wednesday that investigators were unable to determine whether the...
18:26 2019-05-22

Very good boy crashes high school graduation, ‘waters’ the plants in the middle of class photo Graduation is a big day in the life of a high school student. It’s the final step in a journey that takes years and regardless of what lies beyond — be it college, technical training, or a plunge into the workforce — it’s cause for celebration. Charlie feels the same way. Cha...
00:13 2019-05-27

Marine or mermaid? Service member's photo shoot a joke for buddies deployed overseas, he says A U.S. Marine stationed in Florida got a little risqué recently, posing as a mermaid in a professional photo shoot – all to raise the spirits of his buddies deployed overseas, according to reports....
09:52 2019-06-08

Fans Can't Get Enough of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Rare Photo Inside Kensington Palace Even the Kensington Palace can't resist a few family photos. When you enter a friend's home, chances are you'll spot several pictures filled with memories and big moments. But......
20:52 2019-06-11

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:52 2019-05-22

GQ magazine pulls photo of Silicon Valley execs featuring 2 women Photoshopped in: reports Not enough women tech executives in Silicon Valley? They can always be Photoshopped in. GQ magazine recently removed a photo from its website after learning that the two women appearing with 15 male tech executives had been digitally added....
10:39 2019-06-13

See the stunning photos: National Geographic's travel photo contest winners revealed National Geographic has revealed the winners of its annual Travel Photo Contest — and the photos are stunning.       ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Miranda Lambert Shares Rare Photo of Husband Brendan McLoughlin With His Puppy Pals Miranda Lambert took to Instagram on Thursday to share a rare photo of her husband Brendan McLoughlin cuddling with some puppy pals. The snapshot was featured in a series of black and......
18:52 2019-05-24

Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school to announce findings Wednesday on divisive yearbook photo The much-anticipated findings of a probe into how a racist photo made its way on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page 35 years ago is expected to be released Wednesday, school officials said....
00:26 2019-05-22

Hillary Clinton blasts Trump, says president is ‘running scared,’ claims Pelosi video is ‘sexist trash’ Hillary Clinton hasn’t announced a 2020 run for the White House but remarks she delivered in Houston may have sounded like a campaign speech to some listeners....
10:39 2019-05-26

Maleah Davis’ mom ‘knows what happened to her daughter’: ex-spokesman The mom of a missing 4-year-old Texas girl “knows what happened to her daughter” — but hasn’t been truthful, the woman’s former spokesman has claimed, according to new reports. Community activist Quanell X — once a vocal defender of Maleah Davis’ mom, Brittany Bowens — ...
18:26 2019-05-31

“I Hit It With Everything I Could” – Dad Describes Fighting Shark To Save Daughter A North Carolina teen who lost her leg in a June 2nd spoke publicly about her ordeal for the first time Friday. Paige Winter wants the world to know the shark may have taken her leg, it didn’t take her determination or spirit. “I’m going to be able to walk, going to be able to writ...
02:00 2019-06-15

57-year-old model follows in her daughter’s sexy footsteps Like Insta-mother, like Insta-daughter. A 57-year-old British beauty and mother of two has garnered over 20,000 followers on Instagram by mimicking her 20-year-old offspring’s sexy Instagram poses. Kasha Grimes’ “Nifty After Fifty” account showcases her stellar bod — often a...
01:13 2019-05-29

Brooklyn mom guilty of drowning daughter for wetting herself Mom Lin Li now faces up to 25 years in prison for the March 2016 slaying, which prosecutors said took place in the family's Sunset Park bathtub....
07:52 2019-06-05

Sea of Love: A Father, His Daughter and the Boat He Made for Her Part memoir, part history, part adventure tale, Jonathan Gornall’s “How to Build a Boat” is a lyrical ode to the pleasures of working with your hands....
17:39 2019-05-31

Immigrant mother, daughter graduate from same college, together _____ Sandra Murillo arrived in the United States from Colombia with one suitcase, $1,000 and a goal to eventually be joined by her daughter to share the new life she would start. Two decades later, Murillo and daughter, Katherinn Lopez-Murillo, donned their mortarboards and on the same day, graduat...
21:26 2019-05-26

Mom uses GPS to locate daughter, 17, trapped under car 25 feet down mountainside A North Carolina mom used a phone tracking app to find her missing teenage daughter who had been pinned underneath her car for more than seven hours after careening 25 feet down the side of a mountain....
13:13 2019-06-15

Man who tried to sell daughter for $50 claims he was joking: cops A Pennsylvania man tried to hawk his infant daughter to a stranger for a measly $50 — and then claimed it was all a joke, police said. Deniz Ak, 59, was arrested by Middletown police after a man told cops the dad walked past him late Wednesday while holding a baby and offered to sell......
21:26 2019-05-31

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
21:39 2019-06-06

‘sMothered’ mom, daughter: There’s ‘nothing wrong’ with sharing a bath “SMothered,” TLC’s new reality TV show co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close — maybe too close — mother-daughter relationships. In a four-part series of exclusive interviews with The Post, the TLC “sMothered” cast — Cathy and Cristina, Sunhe and Angelica, Cher and Dawn, and Sand...
14:39 2019-06-06

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
16:39 2019-05-28

Man accused of brutally beating 3-month-old daughter RICHMOND, Ky. — A Kentucky man is accused of punching his infant daughter and repeatedly slamming the 3-month-old on the ground, causing 27 bone fractures and other injuries. News outlets report 24-year-old Sean Dykes was arrested Thursday and charged with abuse of a minor and domestic violence. An ...
15:13 2019-06-04

‘sMothered’ mom and daughter: It’s ‘sick,’ but we’re each other’s real husbands And you thought your mom was a lot! “SMothered,” a new TLC series co-produced by The Post, shines a spotlight on close mother-daughter relationships. Emphasis on close. The reality show, which airs Sundays at 10 p.m., features four mom-daughter pairs whose relationships range from a little much (mul...
03:52 2019-06-06

Rapper Bow Wow just got out-danced by his own daughter doing the Woah Challenge Rapper Bow Wow posted a video of himself and and his 8-year-old daughter having a little dance battle to the Woah Challenge.        ...
18:39 2019-05-29

WWE women raise over $25k for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daughter’s college fund following the ex-wrestler’s sudden death last week. The women launched a GoFundMe campaign on Wednesday and had alread...
02:13 2019-05-24

Irina Shayk posts sexy swimsuit photo amid rumors of split with Bradley Cooper If Irina Shayk is broken up over a reported split with Bradley Cooper, she certainly isn't showing it – at least not on Instagram.        ...
17:13 2019-06-11

Jenni "JWoww" Farley Shares Epic "Glow Up" Photo in the Ultimate Jersey Shore Throwback New JWoww, who dis? On Monday, JWoww--née Jenni Farley--reached a major milestone on Instagram and she wanted to celebrate it in a special way. The 33-year-old posted a photo on the......
15:00 2019-05-21

'Big Bang Theory' actress Mayim Bialik shares not-so-glamorous 'unemployment' photo of her cleaning a bathroom It’s been about three weeks since “The Big Bang Theory” aired its last episode, and actress Mayim Bialik is already showing the not-so-glamorous side of “unemployment.” ...
20:26 2019-06-06

True Thompson, Stormi Webster and Chicago West Could Be Triplets In Kylie Jenner's New, Precious Photo It's one strong and adorable gene pool. Last night, Kylie Jenner gifted us with the most precious series of photos which showed her daughter Stormi Webster alongside cousins True......
16:00 2019-06-04

Billy Porter on Season 2 of 'Pose' — and why he loves to rock dresses on the red carpet The star of FX's 'Pose' gets real about the pressure Hollywood puts on men to be masculine, and why he doesn't care about other people's opinions.        ...
21:26 2019-06-10

It will get loud: Metallica members will rock 'Star-Spangled Banner' for NBA Finals Game 3 Heavy metals titans James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will rock the "Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NBA finals. It will get loud.        ...
07:39 2019-06-05

My 1-year-old daughter is obsessed with these books — they keep her entertained longer than any toy Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Alicia Betz / Business Insider Usbor...
00:26 2019-06-14

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad allegedly found his 25-year-old daughter being attacked in the backseat of the ride-share car in Baltimore, Maryland. According to CBS, the dad exchanged ...
02:52 2019-06-08

Venezuelan activist's wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas....
23:01 2019-06-04

Lisa Rinna 'can't help' but 'blame' herself about daughter's eating disorder Lisa Rinna‘s daughter Amelia Gray addressed her struggles with anorexia prior to Tuesday night’s episode of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” saying in an Instagram story that the footage featured would show “how my eating disorder affected myself and my family.”...
21:52 2019-06-05

Christie Brinkley tours $8.5M Hamptons house with daughter Christie Brinkley sipped Root Out whiskey floats while touring 12 Brennans Moor in Water Mill at Social Life’s Memorial Day Bash with her daughter, Sailor. The south-of-the-highway spec house built this year is on the market for $8.49 million. It has seven bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms and two powder ...
04:52 2019-06-06