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Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport

When someone tells you their racing series is inspired by Formula One, you’re probably thinking it involves some high-performance cars that race at prestigious international tracks. But this is office...

Office Chair Racing Is Officially the Purest Sport

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'On your mark, get set, roll': Japan's office chair racing – video Dozens of people in Japan have taken part in a race on office chairs - a competition which was inspired by Formula One and Le Mans.The contest, which founded 10 years ago, involves teams of three battling it out across two hours to see who can complete the most laps of the 200m course.Over the weeke...
02:52 2019-06-12

What Is the Best Punishment for Someone Who Steals Your Office Chair? Yesterday afternoon, I returned to my office after the holiday to find that someone had taken my good rolling chair—a very comfortable Herman Miller Aeron, thank you Nick Denton—and replaced it with another one which was not only shitty (old, covered in pilly black fabric, a vestige of the former oc...
18:52 2019-05-31

Racing lines: Why Niki Lauda was sport's greatest 'comeback king' The man's incredible determination will have a lasting impact on more than just Formula One Tiger Woods was rightly lauded for his Masters victory last month, his first golf Major in 11 years. Nothing captures the spirit of sport better than a great comeback. But no one will ever come close in this...
10:39 2019-05-29

Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs died last year in England, welfare groups call to end sport Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs either died or were killed last year in England, leading animal welfare charities to call for an end to the sport in the United Kingdom....
22:00 2019-06-16

Toyota Gazoo Racing tests Super Sport hypercar ahead of Le Mans debut Creation of a new top-rung class means Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie at La Sarthe with the hybrid-powered Super Sport prototype A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Concept is set to be entered into a new hypercar-based class at the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race from...
16:26 2019-06-18

Blood, sweat but no tears in Japan's office chair grand prix The rattle of tiny plastic wheels echoed through the normally sleepy streets of Hanyu on Sunday morning as the small city 60 kilometers north of Tokyo played host to the Japan office chair 'Isu' grand prix....
19:00 2019-06-09

You Need This Memory Foam Seat Cushion If You Spend Your Workday In an Office Chair It is literally no surprise to anyone who has ever worked in an office that sitting in a desk chair sucks. Even if your chair isn’t totally uncomfortable, it still can do a number on your back and overall health to sit down for your entire work day. If you often find your lower back is killing you a...
22:39 2019-05-23

Mercy Ships celebrates 100,000th surgery: 'It's the purest form of medicine' The majority of the world’s population doesn’t have immediate access to safe or emergency medical care, but that’s something Mercy Ships is hoping to change, one stop at a time....
17:13 2019-05-21

Navy probes claims war college leader kept margarita machine in office, invited students for games of Twister in his office The head of the Navy’s college for future leaders is under investigation—and the charges include keeping a margarita machine in his office, according to a report Friday....
16:26 2019-06-07

Fed chair is in a box of Trump’s making Addressing a conference in Chicago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested the central bank could cut interests rates if the trade war necessitates action to stabilize the economy....
17:52 2019-06-05

Why Is Drag Racing Called Drag Racing? I have a lot of respect for the sport of drag racing, partially because I believe there’s a lot more nuance and complexity to it than most people think, and also because I once almost crashed a dragster because I’m a moron. One thing I’ve never fully understood, though, is the name: why is called dr...
01:52 2019-06-06

| Hamilton wants F1 to be more of 'a man's sport' Lewis Hamilton believes F1 should be a much greater physical challenge for the drivers and they should be as tired as long-distance runners at the end of a Grand Prix....
21:39 2019-06-06

Every sport you love could be fixed At first, the 2016 NBA Finals didn’t look like they were going to be much of a contest. The Cleveland Cavaliers trailed the Golden State Warriors 3-1 and a mercy kill appeared imminent. And then the Cavs caught a break....
01:52 2019-06-02

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

Sit Back, Relax, and Enjoy This Zero Gravity Chair For Just $30 Amazon is offering up Sunjoy’s Zero Gravity Chair in the Gold Box today for just $30. This lounger features a lockable reclining system that adjusts to fit your body perfectly, plus a folding mechanism for when it’s time to put it in storage for the winter. The chair is available in six colors, so t...
23:39 2019-05-21

FCC chair says he will back T-Mobile, Sprint merger Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai said Monday he is giving a thumbs up to the $26.5 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint after the companies agreed to a series of commitments....
19:01 2019-05-21

AstraZeneca seeks formula to discover next chair AstraZeneca (AZ), the FTSE-100 pharmaceuticals group, is preparing a search for the successor to the chairman who helped it fend off Pfizer's £69bn takeover bid five years ago....
20:26 2019-06-03

Withings Steel HR Sport Review If you are looking for a smartwatch that lasts a really long time, tracks your activity, steps, heart rate, workouts and sleep patterns, while at the same time packing some serious style, it’s hard to think of a gadget that fits all those criteria better than the Withings Steel HR Sport.We’ve been u...
16:00 2019-05-21

Kyrgios throws chair, walks off court, gets defaulted "Nick Kyrgios showed his explosive side yet again at the Rome Masters as he hurled a chair after an unsportsmanlike warning, stormed off and got defaulted."...
16:13 2019-05-21

Woman charged in racist McDonald’s chair beatdown Cops nabbed the woman who assaulted a man with a chair last month and spewed hateful comments at him inside a Chinatown McDonald’s, authorities said Wednesday. Rosa Portelli, 49, was arrested for the March 25 attack in which she picked up a chair and attacked the 33-year-old Hispanic man, cops...
20:52 2019-05-29

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria took the chair....
15:39 2019-05-28

Acer's $20,000 Predator Thronos gaming chair is now available in Europe If you've been following the weird and wonderful world of PCs for the past couple of years, you probably remember the Acer Predator Thronos, the extreme gaming 'throne' packed with a gaming PC and up to three gaming monitors. Well, you can buy it now.Well, that's the case if you&...
21:26 2019-06-06

At $16,995, Could This 2010 BMW X5 M Twin Turbo put the Sport in Your Utility? You might consider BMW offering SUVs as the height of blasphemy, but there’s no arguing that monster wagons like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe X5 M embody the Bavarian marque’s sporting heritage. Let’s see if this twin-turbo monster’s price is yet another heresy....
14:26 2019-05-29

USA Gymnastics updates Safe Sport Policy After being rocked by a sexual abuse scandal, USA Gymnastics on Wednesday released an updated Safe Sport Policy designed to provide clearer guidelines to protect those involved in the sport....
01:26 2019-06-20

Tram Bowling Is an Actual Sport. Let's Look at the Physics Driving a tram into a ball such that it knocks down pins—tram bowling, naturally—raises some physics questions: What does the speed of the ball depend on? What's its change in momentum?...
15:39 2019-05-21

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
10:13 2019-06-19

Don’t swing too far left, state party chair warns Democrats New York state Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs is warning lawmakers not to veer too far to the left — particularly objecting to a measure that would grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. “We are getting such a banging on several of the things that the Democrats did this year that I’m afraid ...
09:52 2019-06-07

Exxon shareholders reject splitting CEO, board chair roles Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders on Wednesday rejected a proposal that would have split the roles of the chief executive officer and board chairman at the largest publicly traded oil producer....
20:26 2019-05-29

Queer Eye's Antoni opens up in the drag makeover chair with Miz Cracker The Them YouTube channel is kicking off Pride Month with an impressive makeover: Antoni Porowski, food expert on the popular Netflix series Queer Eye. Porowski, who says he hasn’t dressed up like a girl since 5th-grade Halloween (except for his Britney Spears take on Lip Sync Battle), is ready to go...
21:26 2019-06-05

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
21:39 2019-05-21

Whiskey Cavalier Has Been Officially Canceled Way to be a tease, ABC. Whiskey Cavalier will not return after all, even after the network reconsidered the cancellation on Thursday. "Friends: I just got the sad news that......
03:13 2019-05-25

Robert Pattinson is officially the next Batman Robert Pattinson just locked down another blockbuster franchise. Warner Bros. revealed Friday that the actor who brought Edward Cullen to life in the “Twilight” series is the studio’s official choice for the next Batman movie, Deadline reports. Variety reported earlier this month t...
18:26 2019-05-31

NBA notebook: Durant officially out for Game 3 Kevin Durant is officially out for Game 3, while Klay Thompson was listed as questionable by Golden State coach Steve Kerr for Wednesday's NBA Finals game against the visiting Toronto Raptors....
05:52 2019-06-05

The Don Jr. Book Nobody Asked for Is Officially Happening After nearly a year of speculation, President Donald Trump’s first born child and stump-sitting failson Donald Trump Jr. will finally get to show the world that he’s not just a meat-head who spends 90% of his time liking pictures of guns on Instagram—no no, he’s an intellectual. An author....
16:13 2019-05-22

Kerr: Durant officially out of Game 1 Golden State forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and he might not travel with the team to Toronto due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
00:13 2019-05-28

Fan Fix For 13-Year-Old Far Cry Bug Officially Added To The Game The original Far Cry is a, ahem, distant weep from what the series has become under Ubisoft’s influence, but the 2004 jungle-faring adventure starring a grown man with the fashion sense of a late-1990s middle-schooler still has its fans. Since 2006, those fans have been struggling with a peculiar is...
23:52 2019-06-04

Jay-Z Is Officially a Billionaire: Inside His Empire It's official: Jay-Z is a billionaire! The 49-year-old Grammy winner has become the first hip-hop artist to reach this major money milestone, according to Forbes. The outlet released......
18:52 2019-06-03

The Twitter app is officially returning the Mac later this year More than a year after Twitter pulled the plug on its official app for the Mac, it looks like the company will be launching a new version for Apple PCs later this year. The application is being created as part of Apple's Project Catalyst, which lets......
02:13 2019-06-04

Audi RS3 Sportback Sport Edition 2019 UK review Hot hatch returns with WLTP compliance, powered by what is now the segment's largest-capacity engine The Volkswagen Group’s hottest hatchback is freshly through its bottleneck of WLTP emissions compliance testing that was so backed up it put the London-bound end of the M4 to shame.Yes, like its en...
01:13 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup set to host the biggest rivalry in sport On Sunday, old enemies will go head-to-head as England take on Scotland at the Women's World Cup, continuing a rivalry that is like no other in sport. Neighbors and fierce foes, this is a World Cup opener neither team will want to lose....
09:26 2019-06-09

2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport Details Out According to the company, the new 2020 Discovery Sport strikes a balance between a bold evolution of the original design and the familiarity that comes with no-compromise capability. The trademark......
10:00 2019-05-22

Chelsea appeal against transfer ban to court of arbitration for sport • Chelsea due to be banned from signings for two windows• Move comes after Fifa rejects Chelsea’s appealChelsea have appealed to the court of arbitration for sport over the two-window transfer ban imposed by Fifa after the club were found guilty of breaching rules regarding their dealings with overs...
17:13 2019-06-07

Opinion: why the Discovery Sport is crucial for Land Rover Brand's biggest seller needs to be a hit with customers if it will help boost revenue The new Discovery Sport might be easy to overlook in Land Rover’s busy launch schedule. It’s neither as eagerly anticipated as the second-generation Range Rover Evoque that came before it or the reborn Defender th...
21:26 2019-05-21

The best BT Sport deals, offers and packages in June 2019 Looking for a clear answer on the best way to bag a cheap BT Sport deal? If you're here, chances are you been asking yourself how much is BT Sport going to cost? Can I get BT Sport on Sky or Virgin Media instead? Can I watch the Champions League on BT Sport? You've asked and we're her...
01:13 2019-06-02

The 10 best cheap fitness trackers: the top affordable sport bands to keep you fit Over the space of a few years, activity trackers, which started out as humble pedometers for step counting, have now evolved into powerful wrist-worn training partners.The good news is that even some of the more advanced trackers that offer sleep analysis and heart rate monitoring can be bought for ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Bradley Wiggins – Ineos are brilliant but they are strangling the sport "Bradley Wiggins has told Eurosport that while the brilliance of Team Ineos might be impressive, their dominance is making cycling a worse spectacle."...
22:52 2019-05-30

Cricket World Cup: Why the India-Pakistan contest is more than just sport More than a billion people followed the India-Pakistan Cricket World Cup match in Manchester, England on TV, radio and online. What makes the cricketing rivalry between the two South Asian neighbors so exciting?...
23:39 2019-06-16

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yards....
00:52 2019-06-15

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council Meeting On June 15 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's Governing Council on June 15 to discuss various issues concerning water management, agriculture and security, official sources......
16:52 2019-06-04

Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
18:52 2019-06-04

London Bridge inquest: man threw chair to distract attackers from victims Gerard Vowls followed trio, shouting and throwing bottles, and tried to draw them towards policeA man followed the three London Bridge attackers, shouting and throwing objects at them in an attempt to lure them into the line of fire for armed police, an inquest has heard.Gerard Vowls, who had been d...
18:13 2019-05-21

Channel 4 to 'empty chair' Boris Johnson at Tory leadership TV debate Frontrunner refuses invite, but will take part in a similar BBC-hosted event two days laterBoris Johnson will be represented by an empty podium in a television debate on Sunday night as his five remaining rivals to be Britain’s next prime minister fight it out for a place alongside him in the ballot...
20:39 2019-06-14

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Trump not taking action against Fed chair Powell: White House adviser White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said U.S. President Donald Trump is not considering any changes to Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's status following a report that the White House had explored the possibility of demoting him....
18:13 2019-06-18

FCC Chair Backs T-Mobile and Sprint Deal, Clearing Hurdle for Merger Ajit Pai said he's satisfied with the companies' promises to build a 5G network and spin off a subsidiary brand. The Justice Department still has doubts....
16:00 2019-05-21

Algeria and Argentina officially malaria-free, says WHO Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease....
16:01 2019-05-22

The privacy-focused Tor browser is now officially on Android After a long wait, privacy-focused browser Tor is finally on Android with a stable release. Last September, the Tor project team launched an alpha version to test the waters, but according to a new blog post, the browser is finally ready for action: Mobile browsing is increasing around the world, an...
12:39 2019-05-22

Browns officially begging Odell Beckham: ‘I just want to see him’ Disclaimer: Odell Beckham is within his rights to skip voluntary OTAs. So the Browns can’t punish him for doing exactly that. They can only beg that he eventually show up, as mandatory minicamp begins next week. “I just want to see him,” head coach Freddie Kitchens told reporters T...
23:13 2019-05-30

Ducati Streetfighter V4 Prototype Officially Revealed Ducati gives us a hint of what the Streetfighter V4 will look like. The photographs reveal a very sexy-looking machine with a sharp design and the famed Ducati V4 motor. The motorcycle will be ridden......
17:52 2019-06-13

Trump officially launches his 2020 re-election bid President Donald Trump has kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally in Orlando, Florida. Campaign advisers say Trump will seek to connect his first term to the goals he hopes to achieve with four more years as president. (June 18)        ...
04:00 2019-06-19

GOP, Dem Senators officially introduce loot box, “pay-to-win” legislation Unlike this ceramic replica, video game loot boxes are not filled with real candy. (credit: ThinkGeek) Weeks ago, Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) released an outline for the The Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, aimed at stopping randomized loot boxes and pay-to-win mechanics in the game ind...
01:13 2019-05-24

Andy Cohen Jokes He's Officially a "Soccer Mom" Andy Cohen will be celebrating Father's Day a little differently this year. The first-time dad welcomed his son, Benjamin, back in February and life has certainly changed for the......
14:52 2019-06-14

The new Motorola Moto Z4 is officially available for pre-order and comes with a $199 gift Motorola today announced a brand new mid-range smartphone - the Moto Z4, which obviously succeeds the Moto Z3 of 2018. With a modern design and the latest software on board - Android 9 Pie with some UI customization - the Motorola Moto Z4 is made for customers who need advanced (but not exactly outs...
19:26 2019-05-30

Algeria and Argentina are officially malaria-free Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease....
20:52 2019-05-23

Bookings For The Toyota Glanza Now Officially Open Toyota launched the Glanza in India with prices starting from Rs. 7.22 lakh (ex-showroom India) and there are two variants available which will get both the manual and automatic transmission....
11:26 2019-06-06

More Than Patriotism on Their Sleeves: Military Patches Sport Trump Likeness A flap over politically themed patches worn by some American troops during President Trump’s visit of a warship in Japan has forced the Navy to review its policies....
01:52 2019-05-29

Samsung has the Gear Sport on sale for an irresistible $150 with $130 discount code While the Gear Sport is not the oldest smartwatch still sold by Samsung in the US, having seen daylight almost a whole year after the Gear S3, the frequent deals and discounts available at major third-party retailers like Amazon and Best Buy lately seem to suggest this particular model might be disc...
16:13 2019-06-19

Competitive Musical Chairs Is New York's Friendliest Contact Sport While holding up the remains of a wooden chair that had just been smashed to pieces, a woman yelled, “I got a splinter in my butt!” A referee wearing black and white stripes hustled over with a new chair and placed it on the grass, reconstituting the circle of chairs that was just broken. An impatie...
17:39 2019-06-06

Man City files appeal against UEFA at sport’s highest court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Manchester City has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to block UEFA’s pursuit of a Champions League ban for violating spending regulations. CAS says the Premier League champions have filed an appeal against UEFA’s decision to send the Financial Fair Pl...
18:39 2019-06-06

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets massive $125 discount on Amazon If you've been dying to get a Samsung smartwatch but couldn't afford to buy one at launch, there's a myriad of deals out there that don't require you to break the bank. The Gear S3, Gear Sport and Galaxy Watch are all great choices if you absolutely must own a Samsung smartwatch, but if the price is...
07:00 2019-06-10

England vs Netherlands: How big is the Nations League? Standard Sport podcast After two all English European finals the attention now turns to the national team as England take on the Netherlands in the semi-final of the inaugural Nations League....
16:26 2019-06-03

Zelfa Barrett and Lyon Woodstock show the sport of boxing how it should be done Zelfa Barrett and Lyon Woodstock tell John Evans why the're willing to face their demons inside the ring in tonight's showdown The post Zelfa Barrett and Lyon Woodstock show the sport of boxing how it should be done appeared first on Boxing News....
19:13 2019-06-15

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets a massive discount on Amazon The Samsung Gear smartwatches are selling like hot cakes when they're on sale in the US, perhaps because the discounts are so massive that it makes buying these wearable devices a duty rather than a caprice.If you happen to be in the market for a smartwatch, we have a great deal for you the involves...
23:26 2019-06-15

Boeing Employee Claims White Co-Workers Hung Noose, Urinated on His Chair A lawsuit filed by a South Carolina man claims he endured years of racial harassment and intimidation that included urine, the n-word and the recently-resurgent Caucasian hobby of hanging nooses. Even worse, the employee alleges that supervisors at the company were aware of the situation and did not...
20:52 2019-06-15

UPDATE 1-Facebook investors seek independent chair, citing vote tally Public pension fund leaders on Tuesday called for separating the chairman and chief executive officer positions at Facebook Inc, both held by co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, citing a vote that showed strong support for the idea among outside investors in the world's largest social media company....
18:52 2019-06-04

PM Modi To Chair NITI Aayog Council Meet On Saturday, Drought On Agenda Farm distress, drought and security concerns in Maoist-affected districts will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs the fifth meeting of NITI Aayog's governing council at the......
20:13 2019-06-13

Nick Kyrgios throws chair at Italian Open; players debate punishment Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage and was defaulted from his second-round match at the Italian Open.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Trump reportedly discussed firing Fed chair Jerome Powell over rate hikes President said he was ‘not happy’ with decision to raise ratesNot clear whether Trump has authority to force Powell outDonald Trump has reportedly discussed firing the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, his latest move a series of unprecedented attacks on the central bank. Related: Trump to la...
19:26 2019-06-18

Vice Chair Clarida: If economy slows, Fed will implement policy to keep it in a 'good place' He said he will be watching current conditions, in particular the trade war and the inverted yield curve in the bond market, for clues about where the Fed should go next....
23:52 2019-06-04

Nature Is Incredible: Researchers Have Observed Chimpanzees Using An Electric Chair To Execute Each Other For Murder An exciting new discovery has once again proven just how capable and intelligent animals truly are: A group of scientists studying primates just observed chimpanzees using electric chairs to execute one another for murder....
18:26 2019-05-21

Dustin Pedroia Has Officially Entered Pre-Retirement Limbo Dividing baseball players up into types used to be easy—you had your goatee guys and your non-goatee guys. But in this age of increasing specialization and aesthetic proliferation, that work has become more difficult. You’ve got your Beardo Hunter Guys, your Orange County Tattoo Dudes, a whole grim ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Al Horford saga officially blows up Celtics’ dreams No Kyrie, no AD and now, no Al. It only gets worse for the Celtics, who seem set to watch Al Horford join Kyrie Irving out the door. Horford, a five-time All-Star center, is expected to decline his $30.1 million option and enter free agency, ESPN reported Tuesday night. Earlier in the day, scuttlebu...
06:52 2019-06-19

Ultra-private Tor browser officially arrives on Android VPNs and incognito modes can help, but if you want to jump to a whole 'nother privacy level, there's the infamous Tor Browser. It has finally come out of beta and arrived on Android in a stable release, the Tor Project announced. That will make it a......
09:52 2019-05-22

NBA notebook: Durant officially to miss finals opener Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the host Toronto Raptors on Thursday and he might not make the trip due to his calf injury, coach Steve Kerr told reporters on Monday....
02:39 2019-05-28

John Cena now officially Fast & Furious, so hey, watch out In an announcement that would be absolutely terrifying in almost any other context—on account of him being so big and strong, you see—John Cena is now officially both Fast and Furious. As Deadline reports, the Blockers star has just formally signed on to the Vin Diesel automotive movie franchise, ha...
05:00 2019-06-08

A Punjabi Hockey Announcer Is Changing The Face Of Canada's Favorite Sport You might already be familiar with hockey play-by-play announcer Harnarayan Singh’s work. His goal call for Nick Bonino’s winner in Game 1 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs went viral in hockey spheres, inspiring the Penguins to their fourth championship and inspiring everyone else to think, “Hold up...
21:26 2019-05-28

'A show, not a sport': Russian face-slapping champion becomes YouTube star Siberian farmer Vasily Kamotsky fells opponents with a single blow – attracting hilarity and outrage Vasily Kamotsky does not so much slap his opponents as cudgel them with his massive palm. He was crowned the slapping champion at the Siberian Power Show, a competition so esoteric and objectionable ...
23:52 2019-05-26

Man City files appeal against UEFA at sport's highest court Manchester City has asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to block UEFA's pursuit of a Champions League ban for violating spending regulations        ...
18:26 2019-06-06

Exclusive: Two Russian coaches, doctor banned for doping still active in sport Three years ago, Russian athletics coach Vladimir Mokhnev was banned for 10 years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, global sport's over-arching judicial body, for giving prohibited performance-enhancing drugs to members of the national track team....
15:00 2019-06-06

Twenty years ago, the U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup and changed the sport The dramatic victory by the American team over China in 1999 elevated soccer's profile in the United States, prompting girls and boys alike to start playing the sport....
17:26 2019-06-07

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse. The organization released the new policy on Wednesday after consulting with a wide spectrum of peo...
19:00 2019-06-19

NY State Dem Chair: Trump 'dirt' comments 'whole different scenario' than Clinton campaign using Steele dossier President Trump potentially viewing opposition research information from foreign governments is very different than Hillary Clinton utilizing a Russian-sourced dossier, according to a Democratic Party official....
06:26 2019-06-14

House Judiciary Chair backs AOC's tweet comparing migrant centers to concentration camps House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., suggested on Tuesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, D-N.Y., was right to compare migrant detention centers under President Trump to the concentration camps seen during the Holocaust....
02:00 2019-06-19

Deontay Wilder claims Tyson Fury rematch is ‘officially on’ Deontay Wilder says he's looking through Luis Ortiz The post Deontay Wilder claims Tyson Fury rematch is ‘officially on’ appeared first on Boxing News....
14:52 2019-06-01

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
00:00 2019-05-29

WRC Rules Officially Switch to Hybrid Power for 2022 Season The World Rally Championship’s highest class will move to incorporate hybrid electric drive in two seasons time. The rule change will initially feature what the rulemakers are calling a “supplementary hybrid system” with spec components and software as a transitional stage from 2022 to 2025. Followi...
23:00 2019-06-15

Radiohead has officially released those 18 hours of leaked OK Computer outtakes Radiohead fans, a lot that love to obsess over the intricacies of their favorite band, faced an interesting moral quandary last week: 18 hours of outtakes and demos from the OK Computer sessions leaked online, forcing them to choose between digging through it or respecting the fact that the band cho...
20:39 2019-06-11

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior” that “takes precedence over other life in...
16:13 2019-05-28

Trump to officially kick off his reelection bid Tuesday night in Orlando Supporters are expected to pack a 20,000-seat arena, and the campaign has set up “an outdoor festival area” with live bands before the event — but thunderstorms could dampen the excitement....
01:13 2019-06-19

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station to be built near the Moon, known as the Lunar Gateway. On Thursday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Max...
23:52 2019-05-23

Burnout is officially a medical condition, according to the World Health Organization Burnout is now being officially recognized as a medical condition by the World Health Organization, which updated their handbook for diseases.        ...
17:01 2019-05-28

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, says WHO The World Health Organization, or WHO, has made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
18:01 2019-05-28

Man City FFP: Club files appeal with Court of Arbitration for Sport against Uefa ruling Man City have asked the Court of Arbitration for Sport to throw out the financial fair play case that has been brought against them by European football's governing body Uefa....
19:39 2019-06-06

Disqualified NASCAR Trucks winner passionately argues against sport's decision Ross Chastain beat the field in Sunday's Trucks race at Iowa Speedway, but NASCAR stripped him of his victory after his truck failed inspection.       ...
23:39 2019-06-18

Nike adds mannequins for plus-sized and para-sport athletes to its flagship store Nike gave one of its stores a makeover that included adding an updated women's floor with plus-size and para-sport mannequins for the first time.        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

Gran Turismo Sport Has Spent Two Years Adding Great Stuff For Free When Gran Turismo Sport launched in October 2017, it was easy to regard it with suspicion. Despite being the first—and at this rate, perhaps only—Gran Turismo game on the PlayStation 4, it lacked the numeral that would’ve clearly signaled it as the next step in one of the longest-running platform-ex...
23:52 2019-05-31

New Land Rover Discovery Sport receives interior overhaul and electrified power Land Rover throws the full works at the new Discovery Sport in a bid to boost sales Land Rover has heavily updated its Discovery Sport best-seller with a range of new electrified engines, a new platform and a major interior upgrade to take on premium rivals such as the Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5. Launc...
21:26 2019-05-21

Curtis Anthony says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Black employee says his coworkers left a noose on his desk and urinated on his chair. Now he's suing Boeing Curtis Anthony claims Boeing “allowed an atmosphere of racial hostility and harassment towards African Americans" to exist.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

Thomas Bjørn: ‘We are privileged with a good life but this is sport’s dark side’ | Donald McRae Golf almost broke Thomas Bjørn and even the high of captaining a winning Ryder Cup team was shrouded in his struggles with depression‘I think you hide from it,” Thomas Bjørn says quietly of the anguish which has affected him and so many other professional sportsmen and women. Stepping away from his ...
16:00 2019-06-07

'Journey' creator's Apple-exclusive 'Sky' officially launches July 11th Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light has technically been available in beta for a long time, but now it's really, truly ready for launch... well, almost. The Journey creator's social exploration game is now slated to reach iOS and Apple TV u......
11:13 2019-06-10

World Health Organization officially classifies 'gaming disorder' as an illness In June 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed adding “gaming disorder” to its list of globally recognized diseases, and now the Organization has officially agreed on the addition.The 11th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Heal...
02:00 2019-05-28

‘We Are Going On to Victory.’ President Trump Officially Kicks Off His 2020 Reelection Campaign (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda fo...
05:13 2019-06-19

Jets’ Le’Veon Bell-Adam Gase saga can officially begin Le’Veon Bell agreed to be a Jet a little after midnight on March 13. Nearly three months later, he will be on the field in a Jets uniform for the first time. Bell will practice with the Jets for the first time on Tuesday as the team opens its three-day mandatory minicamp. Bell has stayed......
02:52 2019-06-04

'I Want to Own My Part In it'—Lena Waithe Officially Speaks On Jason Mitchell Allegations For the first time, Lena Waithe is speaking thoroughly on the allegations against actor Jason Mitchell in regard to his alleged misconduct on the set of The Chi. And it seems she wants to set the record straight on some things....
20:26 2019-05-31

Outgoing British PM Theresa May formally resigns, officially triggers leadership race The outgoing British prime minister formally resigned Friday as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party, triggering the race for who will lead the United Kingdom next....
22:39 2019-06-07

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in neighboring Uganda confirmed as of today. Tragically, one of those confirmed cases includes a 5-year-old boy who died from the illness.Read more......
17:52 2019-06-12

Google properly and officially pulls the entry-level Pixel Slate plug Google is not exactly a major player in the tablet manufacturing space, but at least at first glance, the search giant's in-house Pixel Slate seemed like a decent competitor for Apple's iPad Pro lineup and the Microsoft Surface Pro 6 last fall with an aggressive starting price of $599, a stylish des...
16:39 2019-06-07

Tropical threat may brew in Gulf of Mexico as hurricane season officially begins if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_async_config.uid = 65786; _sf_async_config.domain = 'www.accuweather.com'; _sf_async...
14:52 2019-06-01

Samsung officially unveils new rugged phone with modern software and archaic design If you don't remember Samsung's Galaxy Xcover line of mid-range smartphones with robust designs, respectable specifications, and reasonable price points... we can't say we blame you. The rugged Android handset family never enjoyed the same aggressive advertising treatment as the company's flagships ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Wayfair's Memorial Day weekend sale is officially on — here are 21 of the best deals on furniture, decor, and mattresses 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. Wayfair Memorial Day weekend has us...
22:39 2019-05-27

Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media reports Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
16:00 2019-05-21

Retired soccer star Abby Wambach to be inducted into Hall of Fame: 'It means that I'm officially a has-been' Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach – one of the most prolific soccer players in the world with a record 184 goals in 256 international appearances – has been selected for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame....
03:00 2019-05-27

NBA Finals: Warriors' Kevin Durant officially out for Game 1, DeMarcus Cousins questionable Warriors coach Steve Kerr confirmed Kevin Durant will not play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, while DeMarcus Cousins is questionable.        ...
03:13 2019-05-28

Love It or Hate It, Fenty Has Made History: The First Luxury Line by a Black Woman Is Officially Open for Business In the days since Rihanna teased us with first looks at Fenty Maison, her luxury fashion collaboration with LVMH, excitement has been high—but reviews on the looks remain somewhat mixed (as is true for most lines, so no biggie, there). Will Rih’s high-end debut prove as big a hit as her eight albums...
15:39 2019-05-29

Boris Johnson faces cross-party bid to block no-deal Brexit plans as he officially launches leadership campaign Boris Johnson today faces a cross-party attempt to block his plans for a no-deal Brexit as he officially launches a campaign to become the next prime minister....
07:26 2019-06-12

Racing 10,000 miles in a tiny car Mongol Rally participants race across Central Europe and Asia in cars with one-liter engines -- or on scooters or motorcycles. No set route. No assistance....
16:00 2019-05-21

Here's What Happens When a 891-HP Hillclimb Car Goes Drag Racing You don’t see the enormous wings of a high-dollar hillclimb car anywhere outside of, well, a hill climb, too often. But this Audi Quattro S1 E2 built for Pikes Peak would look glorious on any track....
18:13 2019-06-11

Democratic Chair: 'we need to see' Mueller report Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez says Democrats need to see the entire Mueller report, not just the redacted version. He said Congress has a constitutional duty to conduct oversight, including completing thorough investigations. (May 30)        ...
15:00 2019-05-30

Champions League and Europa League finals to get free live stream from BT Sport Horrible, wasn't it. Seeing those live scores come in during the Champions League semi-finals, knowing that you were missing two of the most exciting football matches in living memory as you cursed BT Sport and its exclusive rights to show them. Yep, we feel you.Well the good news is that it do...
19:13 2019-05-26

USA Gymnastics releases new Safe Sport policy, signals 'next step' to athlete safety USA Gymnastics’ new policy now defines other kinds of misconduct or abuse, including emotional and physical abuse, bullying and hazing.       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

NASCAR fans get the racing they deserve A typical criticism of NASCAR racing is that it's just a bunch of people “driving in circles for two hours.” It’s a critique borne out of ignorance as much as it is a dislike of the sport. The reality is, operating a 3,400-pound race car at speeds over 200 mph with other cars mere inches away requir...
17:26 2019-05-21

Racing lines: The teenager who wants to win Le Mans Phil Hanson has raced all over the world with United Autosports 19 years old and about to race at La Sarthe for the third time, 'Fast Phil' Hanson isn't hanging around Teenage racing drivers don’t usually prioritise victory at Le Mans, but there’s nothing conventional about Phil Hanson. The 19-ye...
17:39 2019-06-06

Mario Kart VR is like racing on mushrooms Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP in virtual reality is simple: drive around tracks from the game series and feel every bump, green shell and ‘Waaaaaaaugh!’ in immersive VR and a rumble seat. The game started a worldwide tour a couple years ago in Japan, and its latest stop is...
19:39 2019-06-19

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘Round the World’ vintage and classic rally, which ...
10:52 2019-05-23

Motor racing: Hamilton and Mercedes set their sights on seven The sevens are aligning for Lewis Hamilton in Canada with another of Michael Schumacher's Formula One records in his sights as Mercedes aim for a seventh win in seven races this season....
16:13 2019-06-05

Where the Who’s Who of Horse Racing Celebrate the Belmont Stakes It may seem strange that jockeys, trainers and owners all stay under the same roof for a race of such consequence. But during the Belmont Stakes, this is exactly what happens....
12:13 2019-05-31

Racing HOF seeking artists’ contributions for new display SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame wants to create a panoramic work for its Race Day Gallery and is asking artists to submit original concepts for the project. Artists must submit their contributions in a format that can be resized, and any submissions will ...
07:26 2019-06-10

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, after media reported that two more horses died at the course, bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas....
09:52 2019-06-10

The Fastest Damn Racing Game I've Ever Played When I was young, I remember being enraptured by the stark vector graphics of tank-shooter Battlezone. The green hues and blocky shapes approximated explosive combat that couldn’t quite be rendered in high fidelity. Byte Driver, a new indie racing game, embraces that aesthetic and adds some 1980s fl...
23:39 2019-05-30

Toyota Is Definitely Going To Stick With This Endurance Racing Thing Being that Toyota is the first Japanese manufacturer to secure an overall Le Mans 24 victory since Mazda’s famed 787B win in 1991, I had high hopes that the company would stick around to fight into the next generation of regulations. While Porsche and Audi left Toyota to run around at the front with...
05:52 2019-06-15

Belmont features one of the safest racing surfaces in US The home of the Belmont Stakes is laps ahead of other U.S. racetracks when it comes to keeping horses safe. Belmont Park and other tracks around the state of New York have had some of the fewest horse deaths in the sport. Amid the 26 horse deaths at California’s Santa Anita Park since late Dec...
11:39 2019-06-04

Racing lines: How to survive the Nurburgring 24 Hours Second of Europe's best-known endurance races takes place this weekend Racer Peter Dumbreck discusses the perils of a crowded track and getting used to lapping the Green Hell in anger From Le Mans focus switches straight to the Nürburgring this weekend for the second of Europe’s ‘Big three’ 24-ho...
01:39 2019-06-20

Ryanair boss to quit horse racing In a shock to the world of horse racing, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has announced he is winding up his Gigginstown House Stud racing and bloodstock operation and quitting the sport....
20:52 2019-05-21

Team Sonic Racing: The Kotaku Review While it’s true that kart racing clashes with the idea of a character who runs super-fast, Sonic the Hedgehog is less likely to trip up when he’s driving a vehicle. Developer Sumo Digital proves that statement true a third time with Team Sonic Racing, a very good kart racer with a game-changing co-o...
19:26 2019-05-21

'The Mueller Report' is now officially a best-selling book Two published versions of the report found their way onto USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Auto racing: How to wager on Memorial Day weekend races LAS VEGAS — Memorial Day weekend brings about barbecues, parades and good times with family and friends, but most importantly taking time to remember the fallen who made the ultimate sacrifice in our nation’s name. It also brings about a Christmas in May of sorts for motorsports fans. Formula One ki...
06:39 2019-05-25

Motor racing: Mercedes to keep permanent red star for Lauda Mercedes will keep a red star on their Formula One cars as a permanent remembrance of triple world champion Niki Lauda, the team's non-executive chairman who died last Monday....
16:52 2019-05-26

Motor racing: IndyCar to use 'Aeroscreen' cockpit protection IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" to provide cockpit protection from next season, with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies-designed system giving cars a jet fighter appearance, the U.S. open wheel series announced on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-24

Formula 1 racing legend Niki Lauda dead at 70 Formula 1 racing legend Niki Lauda — who once made a miraculous recovery from a horrific crash that left him badly burned — died Monday at the age of 70, his family said. “With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,” the family said in.....
15:26 2019-05-21

Racing lines: why Mark Blundell is back in the BTCC Mark Blundell takes a wide line in his Audi at Paddock Hill Bend… The 53-year-old motorsport legend already has 61 F1 caps and a Le Mans victory to his name, so why isn't he relaxing? Veteran of 61 Formula 1 grands prix, Le Mans 24 Hours victor, Indycar race winner in the most fearsome era… at 5...
15:13 2019-05-21

Racing Point plans "almost new car" F1 upgrade for July's German GP The Racing Point Formula 1 team plans to introduce a major upgrade for the German Grand Prix, which it believes will make its RP19 "almost a new car"...
19:26 2019-05-24

Racing lines: how Phil Hanson plans to take on Le Mans Phil Hanson has raced all over the world with United Autosports 19 years old and about to race at La Sarthe for the third time, 'Fast Phil' isn't hanging around Teenage racing drivers don’t usually prioritise victory at Le Mans, but there’s nothing conventional about Phil Hanson. The 19-year-old ...
12:39 2019-06-06

Heavy favorites spice up weekend racing card With a week to go before the Belmont Stakes, a relatively light weekend racing program across North American includes some heavy favorites nonetheless....
18:39 2019-05-31

Motor racing: Dominant Toyota running one-two at Le Mans Defending champions and overwhelming favorites Toyota were running first and second after an untroubled opening three hours of the 24 Hours of Le Mans sportscar race on Saturday....
21:13 2019-06-15

Niki Lauda was ‘racing with me’ during Monaco win, says Lewis Hamilton • Mercedes driver pays tribute to Austrian after emotional week• ‘My goal is to be one day as respected as he was’Lewis Hamilton said he believed he felt Niki Lauda was with him as he drove to a hard-fought victory in the Monaco Grand Prix. The British driver added that he wanted to go on to emulate...
22:52 2019-05-26

Motor racing: After 50 years, Andrettis look to bookend 500 wins In the run-up to the Indianapolis 500 the spotlight has been on Mario Andretti but come Sunday it is grandson Marco in the crosshairs as he attempts to lift a family curse by returning a member of the clan to Victory Lane at the famed Brickyard....
00:52 2019-05-26

Watch Some Totally Awesome Vintage Racing Live Right Now This year marks the inaugural running of the Sonoma Speed Festival. While it is a brand new event, I am stunned at both the level of preparation of the event, and the high quality of racing cars that have been hauled to wine country for a good bit of vintage motorsport. And the best part is, you can...
20:52 2019-06-01

BMRT 3D Maccio Racing win EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy "The 2nd-fastest Superstock and 7th past the finish line, BMRT 3D Maccio Racing walked away with the €4,000 cash prize awarded to the winner of the EWC Dunlop Independent Trophy at the 8 Hours of Slovakia Ring."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Behold the Probably Tear-Inducing First Trailer for The Art of Racing in the Rain Two of my most favoritest things on this planet are cars and dogs. The Art of Racing in the Rain is a book that contains both—and now it’s finally going to be a movie! You can see the trailer below....
17:13 2019-05-21

Charities call for end to greyhound racing after 1,000 deaths in a year Sport’s opponents say it cannot be reformed because of dangerous tracks and problems rehoming retired dogsAlmost 1,000 racing greyhounds died or were killed last year, according to industry figures, prompting animal welfare charities to renew calls for an end to the sport in the UK.The figures, rele...
22:00 2019-06-16

Motor racing: Castroneves has Tiger in his tank for Indy 500 If Tiger Woods can get back in the winners' circle Helio Castroneves says he sees no reason he cannot return to Victory Lane at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday and finally claim a place in the Brickyard's most exclusive club....
00:52 2019-05-26

Motor racing: Pagenaud holds off Rossi to win Indianapolis 500 French polesitter Simon Pagenaud steered clear of trouble on the track and in the pits, then outraced Alexander Rossi to the checkered flag at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday....
23:26 2019-05-26

Motor racing: Rain threatens Indy 500 party Despite a dire forecast for a day-long downpour on Sunday, there is no contingency plan to bump the Indianapolis 500 over to a Monday, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) officials said on Thursday....
01:26 2019-05-24

Motor racing-Stewards must be respected, says Mercedes F1 boss Sebastian Vettel's fury at being denied victory in Canada by Formula One stewards was a natural reaction but the officials have to be respected, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said on Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-10

Celebrating the racing, business lives of Niki Lauda The three-time Formula 1 World Champion was one of the key players in F1 from the early 1970s. His celebrated battle for the 1976 World Championship with James Hunt played an important part in transforming the sport into the massive TV spectacle it would become. He died Monday at age 70....
12:39 2019-05-22

Racing Lines: high drama in Monaco and Indianapolis Surprisingly good Monaco Grand Prix and an epic Indy 500 double-header lived up to the hype Lewis Hamilton and Simon Pagenaud won two of the world’s biggest motor races from pole position within hours of each other on Sunday – but there was little that could be described as predictable about either...
11:00 2019-05-28

Overwatch Modder Turns Heroes Into Racing Airplanes It’s easy to get caught up in rosy nostalgia when talking about long-lost series from years past, but there’s something to be said for the classics. Remember slamming down snaking neon streets in F-Zero? And who among us (of a highly specific age range) didn’t spend hours of their childhood staring ...
07:13 2019-05-23

How do you improve a great racing game? Just add Lego bricks I don't know where the pedals are, and I can't see a way of changing gear. My hands don't even reach the wheel. And yet this Ferrari F40 Competitzione is fast. [credit: Microsoft ] It's no s...
23:13 2019-06-19

Racing lines: Why a Toyota win at Le Mans will be a hollow victory Gazoo Racing is the last factory-backed team in contention to win top honours at La Sarthe, so does it matter if it does? One big question hangs over the Le Mans 24 Hours this weekend: if Toyota and Fernando Alonso succeed in winning for a second successive year, will it mean anything? After all, w...
01:13 2019-06-12

Motor racing: Raikkonen shrugs off 300 race milestone Kimi Raikkonen is attending his 300th Formula One Grand Prix in Monaco this weekend, and the 2007 world champion could hardly care less about the milestone....
20:39 2019-05-22

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year.        ...
15:00 2019-05-23

Fans queue to say last goodbye to racing legend Lauda in Vienna Hundreds of fans queued in the rain to pay their last respects to motor racing great Niki Lauda as he lay in state in St. Stephen's Cathedral in his home city of Vienna on Wednesday....
11:39 2019-05-29

Motor racing: Chadwick extends W Series lead with second win in three races British driver Jamie Chadwick's second win in three races allowed her to extend her lead over Dutch rival Beitske Visser in the all-female W Series in Misano, Italy, on Saturday....
00:39 2019-06-09

Motor racing: Lauda would have loved Hamilton's win, says Mercedes boss The late Niki Lauda would have loved Lewis Hamilton's nail-biting Monaco Grand Prix victory, while praying all the time for divine intervention, according to Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff....
23:26 2019-05-26

Perez: Racing Point still "worried" over Spain F1 update package Sergio Perez says he and his Racing Point Formula 1 team are "worried" that they still do not have answers as to why its upgrade package struggled at Barcelona...
19:26 2019-05-22

Motor racing: Alonso takes second Le Mans win and title with Toyota Double Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso struck lucky with a second successive victory in the Le Mans 24 Hours race on Sunday with Toyota team mates Kazuki Nakajima and Sebastien Buemi....
19:26 2019-06-16

Lululemon rallies but another athleisure stock is racing ahead of the pack Lululemon worked up a sweat Thursday, but another athleisure stock is besting the competition: Under Armour. The workout gear stock is tracking for its best annual performance in five years....
17:39 2019-06-13

Hollywood takes on iconic racing story in ‘Ford v Ferrari' Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the film based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby and British-born driver Ken Miles, who teamed up to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Co....
23:52 2019-06-03

Motor racing: Toyota commit to WEC and Le Mans post-2020 Le Mans 24 Hours winners Toyota have committed to staying in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) after 2020 when rule changes come into force and the top category switches to hypercars....
15:00 2019-06-14

Toyota Gazoo Racing commits to new hypercar class at Le Mans Creation of a new top-rung class means Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie at La Sarthe with the hybrid-powered Super Sport prototype A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Concept is set to be entered into a new hypercar-based class at the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race from...
19:39 2019-06-14

Mercedes boss Wolff says F1 should change rules for "harder racing" Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff wants a discussion with Formula 1 stakeholders to establish new rules for 2021 that allow drivers to engage in "harder racing"...
19:39 2019-06-14

Motor racing: Leclerc fastest as Vettel hits the wall Local hero Charles Leclerc was fastest for Ferrari in final practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday while team mate Sebastian Vettel crashed, with mechanics hurrying to repair the car for qualifying....
17:39 2019-05-25

22 Tennessee racing horses sick with equine blood parasite NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s state veterinarian’s office is investigating an outbreak of a blood parasite in a group of racing quarter horses. The office says 22 horses have tested positive for equine piroplasmosis (pir-uh-plaz-MOH’-sis) in five locations within Bedford, Rutherfo...
15:39 2019-05-21

Feinstein joins call for Santa Anita to suspend racing U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has joined the California Horse Racing Board in calling for Santa Anita to immediately suspend the remainder of its meet after the deaths of two more horses last weekend       ...
02:26 2019-06-11

Motor racing: Leclerc ready to follow in the footsteps of Chiron Charles Leclerc must have passed the harbourside bust of Louis Chiron countless times as a boy with barely a sideways glance, but Monaco's grand prix ace of yesteryear is a point of reference now....
23:13 2019-05-24

Promoted: Luxury brand 8Js is inspired by racing, worn by racers The latest luxury fashion brand, 8Js, has been created by Alain Prost's son Sacha and incorporates classic racing themes within its new menswear clothing range...
13:26 2019-05-28

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to call for a halt to racing....
15:39 2019-06-13

All Women's Team Selected For 2019 National Racing Championship The 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship (JKNRC) will see an all women's team in participation under Team Ahura for the second year. The brainchild of former racer and team owner of Ahura......
13:00 2019-06-07

Motor racing: Lauda's death has taken away heart and soul of F1, says Wolff Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda had stripped Formula One of its heart and soul, leaving him feeling 'like a zombie' and struggling to contain his emotions....
14:39 2019-05-23

Wolff: There's a fine line between hard racing and bumper cars Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff would back changes to the regulations to allow "harder racing" in Formula One, but he said he believes the stewards at the Canadian Grand Prix got Sebastian Vettel's penalty right....
16:13 2019-06-12

Talking Horses: Redvers says racing ‘may be teetering on edge of oblivion’ • Bloodstock agent warns sport not opening up ownership• ‘Pitiful efforts’ being made to attract syndicatesIn the week before Royal Ascot one of the leading players in British racing has warned that the sport may be “teetering on the edge of oblivion” because of its longstanding failure to open up r...
01:13 2019-06-11

Racing Point: Solving balance issue on its Formula 1 car key to upturn Force India believes getting on top of the car balance issues that have blighted its early season form is key to helping it make progress over the remainder of the campaign...
16:52 2019-06-17

Gabriele Grunewald, Who Defied Cancer By Racing At The Highest Level, Dies At 32 Former U.S. track and field champion Gabriele Grunewald died yesterday at 32 years old, a decade after she was first diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. Despite her diagnosis, Grunewald competed professionally in the middle distances at the highest level for six years after she graduated college i...
22:13 2019-06-12

9-year-old killed, 2nd child hurt in Texas drag racing crash Dallas police say a 9-year-old girl was killed and another child was seriously injured after the car they were riding in was hit by a vehicle that had been drag racing....
01:00 2019-05-26

Racing Point's Stroll back to old-spec Mercedes after engine failure Lance Stroll will revert to his previous-specification Mercedes Formula 1 engine ahead of qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix after his fiery failure in final practice...
20:13 2019-06-08

Vettel: Modern F1 racing rules make drivers sound like lawyers Sebastian Vettel feels Formula 1 is no longer the sport he grew up enjoying and drivers now sound "like lawyers", following the penalty that cost him Canadian Grand Prix victory...
03:00 2019-06-10

Motor racing: Di Grassi wins Berlin Formula E round for Audi Brazilian Lucas Di Grassi gave Audi a home win in Formula E's Berlin ePrix on Saturday, his second victory of the season, to put the heat on championship leader Jean-Eric Vergne, who finished third....
17:39 2019-05-25

At Santa Anita Park, Horses Must Now Be Evaluated by a Safety Team Before Racing The park and state regulators announced the formation of a review team of medical and racing officials after California’s governor called for changes at the track, where 29 horses have died since late December....
02:13 2019-06-13

SMP Racing to contest Le Mans Esports Super Final as wildcard entry Motorsport Network and the Automobile Club de l'Ouest today confirmed that SMP Racing will be contesting the Le Mans Esport Series Super Final as a wildcard entry...
16:52 2019-06-07

Motor racing: Hamilton exempted from media duties as F1 mourns Lauda Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was exempted from media duties at the Monaco Grand Prix on Wednesday as teams and drivers came to terms with the death of triple world champion Niki Lauda....
20:39 2019-05-22

Motor racing: Hamilton honors Lauda with Monaco pole for Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrated an emotional pole position for dominant Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Valtteri Bottas joining the Formula One leader in a front row sweep....
17:39 2019-05-25

How "balls out" Stroll drive boosted Racing Point F1 team in Canada The Racing Point Formula 1 team went from losing both cars in Q1 at the Canadian Grand Prix to achieving its first points since the end of April, in unlikely circumstances...
00:26 2019-06-13

Tesla Got an Early Lead, but Luxury Electric Rivals Are Racing to Catch Up Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo....
23:13 2019-05-21

Stunning picture shows dead star racing away from a massive explosion A speedy pulsar moving 1100 kilometres per second is racing away from the supernova explosion that created it in this image taken by the Very Large Array radio telescope...
14:33 2019-05-21

Despite Indy 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing star "I think they know me now," Rossi said after his runner-up finish at Indy -- a gutsy, fiery ride -- while wearing a helmet covered in Steve McQueen stickers....
03:13 2019-05-27

Niki Lauda: Thousands honor racing legend at memorial in Vienna Family, fans and friends have gathered in Vienna for Austrian F1 star Niki Lauda's memorial. After the service, Lauda will be buried wearing his race overalls. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Gerhard Berger will give eulogies....
10:52 2019-05-29

Horse racing: Anthony Van Dyck gives O'Brien seventh win in Epsom Derby Anthony Van Dyck won the Epsom Derby after a pulsating finish on Saturday, handing trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-equaling seventh victory in Britain's richest horse race....
22:26 2019-06-01

Group Seeks To Infuse Youth Into Aging Horse Racing Industry (AP)– Dare Sutton and Sam Bussanich watched the horses run at Keeneland Racecourse and a crazy idea came to mind. Sutton, 24, suggested they buy one. Bussanich was game. “We’re both young,” said Bussanich, 21. “We both make stupid decisions. Why not?” They soon di...
12:01 2019-05-31

Motor racing: Wolff expects Bottas to be fired up by Monaco setback Mercedes expect an angry Valtteri Bottas to come back strongly after losing ground to team mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One championship through no fault of his own in Monaco on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-27

Tesla drivers can play 'Beach Buggy Racing 2' starting today A new wave of behind the wheel gameplay is coming to Tesla. The company announced that it has started rolling out Beach Buggy Racing 2 to vehicles today. A new, Tesla-compatible version of the mobile game by Vector Unit will be available on every veh......
02:26 2019-06-19

Lauda fans brave Vienna rain for last goodbye to racing legend Thousands of fans braved heavy rain to pay their last respects to motor racing great Niki Lauda in his home city of Vienna on Wednesday as Formula One stars past and present gathered for his funeral....
18:52 2019-05-29

California governor backs bill expanding racing board powers Gov. Gavin Newsom is supporting a state Senate bill that would give the California Horse Racing Board authority to quickly suspend a meet license to protect the health and safety of horses or riders        ...
19:26 2019-05-30

Trainer Chad Brown dominated a huge weekend of top-level racing Trainer Chad Brown dominated three days of world-class racing during a glorious weekend at Belmont Park; much other weekend action, from Brazil to Canada....
19:52 2019-06-10

Hurley Haywood on life as a gay racing champion: 'I didn't have any male role models' The three-time Le Mans champion was pictured with blondes and sponsored by Penthouse. But he lived a very different life away from the trackWhen Hurley Haywood emerged in the racing scene 50 years ago he looked like someone out of central casting. He had the trim frame, the sandy locks, the sapphire...
11:00 2019-05-24

Le Mans Esports Series Super Final: Baguette Racing claims pole A trio of French drivers, under the 'Baguette Racing' banner, will start the first race of the Le Mans Super Final from pole position after topping a nine-part qualifying session...
01:00 2019-06-14

Team Sonic Racing review – well-tuned fan service for Sega's iconic hedgehog PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch; Sumo Digital/SegaSega’s latest motorised caper is a fun, cartoonish outing that demands group strategy on the circuitsThe kart racer has long been a favourite with game publishers looking to squeeze extra cash out of family-friendly characters. Since the...
23:13 2019-05-22

Meet the first all-female team of racing drivers who are taking on the men in the European Le Mans Series The first all-female team to take part in the Le Mans 24 hour race today issued a rallying cry to young women who dream of driving fast cars for a living....
09:52 2019-06-08

‘Mario Kart Tour’ is a surprisingly faithful take on Nintendo’s popular racing game Although Nintendo has more than a few anticipated games set to launch in 2019, few are as intriguing as Mario Kart Tour — a mobile take on the company’s popular kart racing series. This week, Nintendo kicked off a closed beta for the game, and I was lucky enough to score an invite and sp...
11:00 2019-05-23

Motor racing: Leclerc dream and Lauda memories stir Monaco emotions Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets in a Ferrari for the first time in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix, a boyhood dream come true, but dominant Mercedes also have sentiment on their side....
13:13 2019-05-22

Racing trailblazer Janet Guthrie reflects on Indy 500 and sexism in motor sports ESPN's latest 30 for 30 film tackles the story of Janet Guthrie, the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.        ...
14:00 2019-05-26

Wheels: Tesla Got an Early Lead, but Luxury Electric Rivals Are Racing to Catch Up Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo....
17:39 2019-05-21

The Derby 2019 live stream: how to watch today's horse racing from Epsom from anywhere Derby Day has arrived. The 240th edition of the so-called world's wealthiest horse race has come once again to Epsom Downs. And whether you're punter who's had a flutter, or just an admirer of the powerful three-year-old animals in full flow, we've got all the information you nee...
14:26 2019-06-01

Almond Eye's defeat tops long list of weekend upsets in Thoroughbred racing Upsets were the norm around the world during the weekend as Almond Eye finished third in the Yasuda Kinen and long shots came home first in the Derby and Oaks in England and the French Derby....
17:52 2019-06-03

Stock car racing turns 70: Richard Petty recalls wild first race in 1949 On Jan. 19, 1949, drivers and moonshiners arrived in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Buicks, Mercurys and Cadillacs with numbers duct-taped on the car doors -- and made history....
16:52 2019-06-19

The Ford Fusion Sport Will Be the First Fusion to Die The Ford Fusion never really found footing in the American sedan market despite it’s Aston Martin influenced styling cues. While Ford did move a lot of units, the automaker didn’t make much money doing so and the Fusion along with other sedans and compacts will eventually be phased out of the US mar...
16:52 2019-06-05

The legends of 1969: Mario Andretti’s unlikely Indy 500 victory filled with racing lore Mario Andretti shares the stories of his strange path to victory in 1969 Indy 500 as the 50th anniversary approaches.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Fifty years ago, his racing dream was snatched away. Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile it finally came true. Mike Schliepp was supposed to race at the Milwaukee Mile but the deal fell through. Guess where he was Sunday, living out his dream at age 70.        ...
04:00 2019-06-19

Conan O'Brien and Billy Eichner playing Crash Team Racing is a complete mess The “Clueless Gamer” segments on Conan have always leaned on the comedic interplay of co-host Aaron Bleyaert’s enthusiasm to share something he’s passionate about with Conan O’Brien’s total disdain for the entire affair. Even within that construct, however, this Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled segme...
19:13 2019-06-12

Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, who survived fiery crash, dies Austrian motor racing great Niki Lauda, whose comeback from a near-fatal crash made him a global symbol of resilience and determination, has died at the age of 70....
23:39 2019-05-21

Your office job might be making you fat The average American office worker says they gained 12 pounds while working at their desk job, according to new research. Not only that, but a whopping nine in 10 who gained weight while working an office job blame their workplace for playing a role. More than six in 10 (64 percent) Americans who ha...
00:39 2019-06-12

Japan Derby upset, final preps for Epsom head global Thoroughbred racing news The Investec Derby preparations are all but final, and weekend racing from Ireland to France put some shape to fast-approaching Royal Ascot. there. Exultant is done for season after G1 win in Hong Kong....
20:26 2019-05-28

The Perils of Being ‘Office Oprah’ Once upon a time in a newsroom as white as the newly fallen snow, I stood out as the only black person there—woman or otherwise. I was it. It was me. Trying to rep for millions of black folks while my newsroom’s black population was less than 1 percent....
20:26 2019-06-11

Office grumps could be making the job better for everyone The office grump may be doing the whole company a favor. When disgruntled employees have a chance to gripe about pay and conditions, they skip work and leave for other jobs at lower rates, according to new research. As garment workers absorbed news that a minimum wage increase was less than expected...
20:39 2019-05-29

Microsoft Office 365: A cheat sheet Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options....
14:13 2019-05-28

UK PM May's office disappointed by Leadsom resignation British Prime Minister Theresa May is disappointed by the resignation of Andrea Leadsom over her Brexit strategy, May's office said on Wednesday, adding that the leader would nevertheless stay focused on delivering Brexit....
00:39 2019-05-23

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
21:00 2019-06-02

Give Your Kid Office Supplies to Play With My husband works with steam process equipment and often brings home these big catalogues of products. Only one person in our home has ever had any interest in what was inside (that person would be him)—until we had a kid. Our daughter gets excited whenever she sees “Daddy’s work books,” asking to ha...
21:39 2019-06-12

Measles hot spot pediatrician's office? The more parents don’t vaccinate their kids, the higher the health risk for those who are too young to be immunized. How can you still protect your child?...
14:39 2019-05-21

Best iOS office apps for your iPhone or iPad Apple iPhones and iPads have become an integral part of many modern businesses. With native apps and web apps for mobile devices available across the range of productivity and creativity applications, as well as easy accessibility for Software as a Service (SaaS), mobile Apple devices have esta...
01:52 2019-06-18

Microsoft Is Considering a Dedicated Office Key for Keyboards—Here's What It Should Do Microsoft introduced the Windows key on the Microsoft Natural Keyboard back in 1994, and while sometimes it can be a bit annoying (like when you accidentally hit it while playing games), the Windows key has proven itself useful enough to find its way onto a huge number of third-party keyboards. Read...
18:26 2019-06-18

Former MSU dean guilty of misconduct in office William Strampel, a former Michigan State University dean and the former boss of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar, was found guilty Wednesday of misconduct in office and two counts of willful neglect of duty....
10:26 2019-06-13

Arts and Entertainment: New films hitting the box office There are some great movies coming out this weekend and News Four Tucson’s Herb Stratford has his suggestions. Watch the video below to learn more....
03:13 2019-05-24

San Francisco's Office Shortage Is a Problem for Big Tech Rapid growth of big technology companies is pushing demand for San Francisco office space to new heights, leading firms to go to unusual extremes to grab workspace....
17:13 2019-05-28

7 easy tricks you can use to improve your office on a budget As a designer, I often get asked by growing companies how they can improve their offices and create maximum impact with a minimal budget. And it’s a great question, because engaging employees is key to recruitment and retention. So, if you’re looking for ways to improve your company’s offices, or ju...
10:52 2019-06-10

Citibank Corporate Office Evacuated Following Threat FLORENCE, Ky. (WLWT) — A Citibank Corporate office in northern Kentucky was evacuated due to a threat Monday, according to WLWT. Police are investigating after the office in Florence received a call around 9 a.m. for a threat made toward the Citibank Corporate office on Houston Road. Police sai...
16:13 2019-06-10

ShowBiz Minute: Lee, Memorial Day concert, Box Office Stan Lee's former business manager appears in court after fleeing; Mantegna and McCormack host emotional Memorial Day concert; 'Aladdin' leaps to the top spot at the U.S. Box Office. (May 27)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer workspace than men for reasons both biological and s...
02:01 2019-05-23

Broadway Breaks Annual Box-Office Record The Broadway theater boom continues as shows set a new annual box-office record, with a combined gross of $1.83 billion in the 2018-19 season, or a more than 10% increase over the prior season....
11:52 2019-05-29

Slack Co-Founder on the Power of Emoji at the Office Colleagues that Slack each other smiley-face emojis stay together. That was the message from the chat platform’s chief technology officer, Cal Henderson, speaking about how greater connectivity among co-workers is changing the way people do their jobs....
09:26 2019-05-22

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions, is switching roles with Sarah Dunham...
00:52 2019-06-07

Aladdin Soars to Box Office Win on Opening Weekend (LOS ANGELES) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s live-action remake of “Aladdin” crushed the competition at the box office, which included two new original R-rated films that opened as cou...
23:39 2019-05-26

Biggest movies ever: 25 blockbusters that blew up the box office The biggest blockbusters bring in unprecedented sums. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” grossed nearly $1 billion in the U.S., beating out “Avatar.”        ...
04:26 2019-06-13

Walmart gives a first look at its sprawling new home office in Bentonville Walmart is one step closer to moving into a new home office for more than 14,000 people, which will be outfitted with fitness centers for employees and their families, a child-care facility and more diverse dining options like food trucks....
15:00 2019-05-21

Rethinking the workspace can do wonders for office productivity “Teams felt they were really out of sync and wasting precious time from going up and down the elevator to ask each other questions,” says Graham Storey, the executive creative director at the firm....
01:39 2019-06-17

Man arrested for trespassing at Ocasio-Cortez’s office NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who they say set off a fire extinguisher while at a building where Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has one of her district offices. The New York Police Department says officers responded to a call of a trespasser shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday at the bui...
20:39 2019-06-16

'Aladdin' Flies to Healthy Opening at the Box Office Walt Disney’s “Aladdin”—the latest in a series of live-action remakes of the company’s beloved titles—opened with a strong performance at the box office, delivering a win for a studio strategy that has so far yielded rocky results....
21:52 2019-05-27

ShowBiz Minute: Spacey, Rocketman, US Box Office Groping case against actor Kevin Spacey returns to court; Russians criticize heavily edited version of Elton John film; A diminished "Godzilla" still bests "Rocketman" and "Ma." (June 3)        ...
14:13 2019-06-03

ShowBiz Minute: Simpson, Haddish, US Box Office OJ Simpson on Twitter: "I got a little gettin' even to do"; Tiffany Haddish cancels Atlanta show over abortion law; Franchise fatigue continues with "Men in Black" and "Shaft." (June 17)        ...
13:13 2019-06-17

No Respite From Heatwave For Next Two Days, Says Weather Office The country is reeling under severe heatwave conditions, with the weather department saying there will be no respite for the next two days. Many parts of the country has been recording temperatures......
10:52 2019-06-03

'John Wick' tops the North American box office with $57M "John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum" is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend, earning $57 million in receipts, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
14:39 2019-05-21

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underground abortions that can endanger a woman's life....
17:39 2019-05-21

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America....
18:52 2019-06-16

CBOE Holdings to Open London Office in July CHICAGO, June 7, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it plans to open its first international business development office in London in July....
23:26 2019-05-21

Laurel County Sheriff’s Office Asking For Help Finding Missing Man LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help finding a missing man. Reportedly 26-year-old Austin Rhodes of Corbin was last seen off KY-1223 about 8 miles south of London on June 10th. Deputies say he could be in a white KIA Sporta...
03:26 2019-06-17

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who helped send humans to the moon...
19:39 2019-06-13

Skin care company leasing new office in Midtown L’Occitane en Provence will be giving its office a new look when it moves to 111 W. 33rd St. The skin care company has leased 20,962 square feet on the 20th floor in the 26-story tower. Sephora sells its wares downstairs while a Target and Foot Locker also anchor the building, whose lobby also exits...
09:13 2019-05-22

Ask The Salty Waitress: I’m too broke for office happy hour Dear Salty, I’m a college student with a summer internship at a marketing firm in San Francisco. I like the job overall—the people are nice, I’m learning a lot, and I get to do real work. But while it is a paid internship, I’m barely making enough to cover my portion of the expensive rent. The probl...
03:00 2019-05-22

Egypt: UN office tries to politicize Morsi’s courtroom death CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says the U.N. human rights office is trying to politicize the death of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who collapsed inside a Cairo courtroom during his trial this week. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez on Wednesday denounced as unacceptable comments by Rupert Colv...
13:26 2019-06-19

Microsoft leases new office building in downtown Manhattan Microsoft has signed a downtown lease for a major office outpost in New York City, The Post has learned. The tech giant this week signed its lease for about 70,000 square feet of space with the new owners of 300 Lafayette St., who have just closed their $125 million purchase of the newly developed, ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Pelicans add ex-WNBA star Cash to front office NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans basketball operations chief David Griffin says the club has hired former WNBA and U.S. national team player Swin Cash to serve in an executive role. Griffin, who announced the hiring Monday, says Cash will be vice president of basketball operations and team de...
03:26 2019-06-11

First 9/11 victim identified in over a year: Medical Examiner’s office The city Medical Examiner’s office used DNA testing to identify the man, who is the 1,643rd victim to be identified from the attack that left 2,753 people missing. Officials are withholding his name....
03:13 2019-06-11

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
23:00 2019-05-21

60 Wall St. taps CBRE to market office space The owners of 60 Wall St. have tapped CBRE to market the tower’s 1.7 million square feet of office space once Deutsche Bank moves out, sources said — a pivotal moment in the 30-year-old tower’s history. The CBRE assignment, which followed what an insider termed a “fierce” competition among major bro...
14:52 2019-05-21

The Latest: Indiana AG’s office plans vigorous defense INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Indiana attorney general’s office says it will vigorously defend him against a federal lawsuit by four women who say he drunkenly groped them during a...
22:13 2019-06-18

VW explores move from longtime suburban Detroit office VW is exploring several options for its office north of Detroit. It could move elsewhere in the northern Detroit suburbs, it could develop a new office building, it could move within Auburn Hills, Mich., or it could stay put in its current location. ...
22:00 2019-06-18

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had ever considered leaving the UK behind and continu...
15:52 2019-05-21

Blaze erupts in office building near Vegas Strip A blaze erupted in an office building east of the Las Vegas Strip, producing a massive smoke plume. No injuries were immediately reported, and the cause of the fire is not yet known. (June 17)        ...
18:39 2019-06-17

Do these Arizona office buildings resemble swastikas or pinwheels? From the bird's-eye view of Google Maps, a medical complex in Glendale and office complex in Scottsdale resemble swastikas.        ...
21:52 2019-06-09

24 Immigrants Have Died in ICE Custody Since Trump Took Office, Report Says An NBC News analysis has found that 24 immigrants have died while in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under the Trump administration. That number doesn’t include immigrants who died while in the custody of other federal agencies....
20:00 2019-06-09

| WATCH: This 100-year-old great-granny is running for office! German centenarian and great-grandmother Lisel Heise has started a new chapter in her life by running for election to the council in her home town of Kirchheimbolanden....
02:39 2019-05-22

PM Modi Visits Party Office From Where He Operated Initially After leading the BJP to a stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday evening visited the Khanpur office of the party in Ahmedabad and recalled how he "learnt a lot......
02:52 2019-05-27

The U.S. Army Once Kept $1 Billion Worth of LSD in a Maryland Office for Some Reason James Ketchum, an Army psychiatrist who conducted controversial drug experiments on members of the U.S. military, died last month, on May 27, at the age of 87. And while Ketchum’s legacy is filled with plenty of weird and horrifying tales, there’s one story that should get more attention in the wake...
20:00 2019-06-07

Monsoon Likely To Arrive In India On June 6, Says Weather Office Monsoon rains, which usually arrive on the southern tip of Kerala around June 1, are expected to arrive on the country's southern coast on June 6, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today....
16:01 2019-06-01

Relief From Intense Heat Likely In 2 Days, Says Weather Office Heatwave conditions are likely to continue over North, central and south India for two more days but will abate gradually, the Indian Meteorological Department said today...
19:52 2019-06-02

Law Ministry Will Not Only Be A 'Post Office': Ravi Shankar Prasad Union Ravi Shankar Prasad, who took charge of the Law Ministry on Monday, said he and his ministry will not be merely a "post office" but a stakeholder in the judicial system, including in the......
18:52 2019-06-03

Sinema’s staff to hold office hours in Tucson TUCSON – The staff of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema will host mobile office hours on Wednesday in Tucson. Office hours will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, located at 101 N. Stone Ave. Sinema’s Arizona caseworkers can be reached at 602-598-7327. Click HERE to find upcoming Mobile O...
00:26 2019-05-23

Weekend Box Office: Godzilla reigns, but at a major cost Early expectations for Godzilla: King Of The Monsters were understandably high - a $60 million domestic haul sounds fairly reasonable for one of the most ambitious battles in cinema this year (aside from that quiet snafu with that one purple guy, obviously). Alas, the result was a resounding “meh” a...
03:13 2019-06-04

Protesters Strip Outside Facebook Office Against Nudity Censorship About a 100 people stripped naked in front of Facebook's New York headquarters as part of a protest against what they view as censorship regarding Facebook and Instagram's policies around artistic......
19:13 2019-06-03

Opposition senators in Haiti trash Parliament office PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A group of opposition senators in Haiti have ransacked their meeting room in Parliament and dragged out broken furniture and computers to block the ratification of interim Prime Minister Jean-Michel Lapin. Dozens of protesters gathered outside Parliament on Thursday to s...
02:00 2019-05-31

| Amnesty International suspends Zimbabwe office over 'fraud' Amnesty International has suspended its local branch in Zimbabwe after uncovering evidence of fraud, in the first such move by the rights advocacy group....
16:52 2019-05-31

| Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn....
16:52 2019-05-31

Pro-tenant protestors gather outside Gov. Cuomo’s Manhattan office Nearly 80 protestors rallied outside Gov. Cuomo’s Manhattan office Saturday for a package of pro-tenant legislation before the state’s rent laws expire June 15. The activists want to “pressure” Cuomo to avoid “watering down” the proposed bills, said Esteban Giron of the Crown Heights Tenants Union....
05:26 2019-06-09

Austrian lawmakers vote Kurz's government out of office Austrian lawmakers voted conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government out of office on Monday, passing a motion of no confidence days after it became a caretaker administration in the wake of a video sting scandal....
16:26 2019-05-27

The funny timing behind John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement I thought it was funny that John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire, suddenly announced that he was turning his operation into a “family office” the day after I called his office because I had a question. A family office is where someone simply manages his own family’s wealth and doesn’t handle out...
07:26 2019-06-04

'The Office' alum Mindy Kaling on why she won’t reveal her daughter’s father Producer, writer, director and actress Mindy Kaling —  well known for playing the character Kelly Kapoor on NBC’s hit sitcom “The Office” — has long been secretive about the paternity of her now 18-month-old daughter, Katherine. But the star recently gave a candid reason for her secretiveness....
21:26 2019-06-13

Stationary stationery: street furniture as office supplies – in pictures During National Stationery Week earlier this month, Neal Whittington, the founder of the cult London stationery shop Present & Correct, went on an online quest to find images of oversized art related to pens, pencils and erasers in the style of the artist Claes Oldenburg. Rather than just finding im...
20:26 2019-05-25

No funny timing on John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement I goofed in Tuesday’s column. John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire, hasn’t announced that he is converting to a family office – at least not yet. Paulson said earlier this year that he was thinking of such a move. And his hotel in Puerto Rico was used recently for a pitch to family offices to......
18:00 2019-06-04

Austria's Kurz leaves office, eyes return within months Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz left office on Tuesday after parliament voted out his conservative provisional government, blaming him in part for a political crisis triggered by a video sting scandal that felled his far-right deputy....
19:00 2019-05-28

Weather Office Warns Of Thunderstorm In Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) at isolated places is very likely over Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rayalaseema, interior Karnataka and Tamil Nadu,......
10:13 2019-06-06

CBOE’s Laura Zinanni Named Vice President, Office of the CEO CHICAGO, IL – November 7, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has promoted Laura Zinanni to the position of Vice President, Office of the CEO. In her new role, Zinanni will serve as a primary advisor to CEO Edward T. Tilly, providing advice and recommendati...
22:13 2019-05-21

Venezuela to open PDVSA office in Moscow this month: Ifax Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA plans to open an office in Moscow this month, Interfax news agency cited Venezuela's oil minister as saying on Thursday during a trip to the Russian city of St Petersburg....
11:39 2019-06-06

Vornado pitching office building to replace Hotel Pennsylvania Vornado Realty Trust is now actively pitching the proposed 1,400-foot-tall office building that would take the place of the battle-worn Hotel Pennsylvania at 401 Seventh Ave. The Post revealed the first rendering of the 2.8-million-square-footer — designed by Rafael Viñoly — back in October. Now, YI...
06:00 2019-06-12

Josh Frydenberg's office asked if environmental rule changes could be kept secret Exclusive: Frydenberg’s office canvassed whether he had power to weaken grasslands protections after Angus Taylor raised the issue, which was affecting a company he part-ownsThe office of the former environment minister Josh Frydenberg canvassed whether he had the power to water down federal protect...
01:13 2019-06-20

Charlie Kirk: Ocasio-Cortez 'the most powerful Democrat in office' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., may not be in House leadership, but she is still the most powerful Democratic lawmaker in office, according to Charlie Kirk....
06:00 2019-06-19

Kenyan court stops abuse of office charge against top judge A Kenyan court said on Friday that the deputy chief justice at the country's highest court cannot be prosecuted for abuse of office in a case brought against her last year, saying police failed to follow correct procedure in gathering evidence....
17:26 2019-05-31

Rafale Replica Erected Outside IAF Chief's Home, Next To Congress Office A replica of a Rafale fighter jet has been erected outside the official residence of Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa in the capital. The air force chief lives on Akbar Road in central Delhi, next to the......
11:39 2019-05-31

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been shut out of office....
17:26 2019-06-01

Box Office: 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' debuts with mediocre $49 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Warner Bros. and Legendary's "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" may be king of the box office, but it only managed a meek roar. The monster sequel brought in $49 million when it debuted in 4,108 locations, a disappointing start given its $200 million price tag....
18:39 2019-06-02

India likely to get average monsoon rains in 2019: weather office India is likely to see average monsoon rains this year, the state-run weather office said on Friday, which should support agricultural production and economic growth in Asia's third-biggest economy, where half of the farmland lacks irrigation....
11:01 2019-05-31

Fixed Deposit Interest Rates: Here's What Post Office And Banks Pay Fixed deposit accounts can be created by visiting a bank branch or even online. These days, most banks offer the facility of opening fixed deposits online....
20:26 2019-06-15

Therapy in the office: banks take mental health fight in-house In 'Billions', a U.S. television show set in the world of hedge funds, traders at the fictional Axe Capital regularly attend sessions with an in-house psychiatrist....
08:52 2019-06-03

Monsoon To Hit Andhra Pradesh, Telangana After June 16: Weather Office The monsoon is expected to make onset in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana after June 16 as a result of the very severe cyclonic storm Vayu that skirted Gujarat coast on Thursday, the Meteorological......
03:39 2019-06-15

Box Office: 'Aladdin' taking flight with $105 million in North America LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's live-action "Aladdin" is flying high with an estimated $105 million in North America during the four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend....
18:52 2019-05-26

Cold office temperatures are hurting women’s productivity, study says Businesses are giving women the cold shoulder by blasting the building air conditioning, with a new study finding that frigid office temperatures lower a female's cognitive performance and productivity....
00:52 2019-05-24

U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
00:39 2019-06-07

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fiddle, leader of a CBRE leasing team....
08:52 2019-06-11

Break-In At Air Force's Rafale Office Being Probed: French Minister France said on Monday that it was carrying out an investigation into a break in at the Paris office of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Project Management Team (PMT) overseeing the Rafale fighter deal and......
16:39 2019-06-10

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravely concerned” UN human rights office (OHCHR) to propose the “rapid deployment” of a monitoring team to look into allegations of serious rights violatio...
18:52 2019-06-07

Lewis Hamilton 'in headmaster's office' after Canada practice crash Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton has described his Canadian Grand Prix practice crash as an "innocent mistake", that left him feeling like he was "in the headmaster's office"...
01:26 2019-06-08

Delay in Huawei Ban Is Sought by White House Budget Office The acting director of the Office of Management and Budget said the order could burden companies that work with Huawei but also do business with the U.S. government....
08:52 2019-06-10

Working With the Office Luddite: How to Manage Colleagues Who Refuse to Adapt Technological change in the workplace sparks tension between resistors who grumble and drag their feet and co-workers who rush to embrace new tools. One Luddite can hobble an entire team, but there are ways to reach the holdouts and keep an operation humming....
13:00 2019-06-10

IBM, T-Systems abandon mainframe venture: German cartel office IBM has withdrawn an application for anti-trust approval for a mainframe computing venture with T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, after the German cartel office took a closer look at the transaction....
11:52 2019-06-07

Helicopter crash-lands on Midtown NYC office building, 1 killed A helicopter crash-landed atop a Midtown Manhattan office building Monday afternoon, officials told The Post. At least one man was killed, the NYPD said, and staffers from the city Medical Examiner’s Office were seen entering the building. The victim’s body remains inside the mangled wre...
00:26 2019-06-11

Hard racing not hard to call: Vettel’s Canadian GP win should have stood | Richard Williams F1 connoisseurs were virtually unanimous in their views over the penalty that not only robbed Sebastian Vettel in Canada but also ruined a classic finish between the world’s best two driversAs a simmering Sebastian Vettel stalked into the room where the top three drivers in a grand prix wipe away th...
16:52 2019-06-10

Box office: 'John Wick 3' knocks down 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million debut LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Earth's Mightiest Heroes put up a good fight, but John Wick put at end to the three-week box office reign of "Avengers: Endgame."...
17:26 2019-05-21

Part of Dark Phoenix's Box Office Failure Might Be Thanks to...Alita: Battle Angel? In the sort of nerdy debate over who would win between the cosmic fury of the Phoenix Force and a cyborg warrior from Mars, you never thought the answer “whichever was backed by James Cameron” would be the deciding factor. And yet, here we potentially are?Read more......
18:52 2019-06-10

Factbox: Trump's immigration enforcement lags behind Obama's first term in office President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities next week would begin removing "millions" of immigrants living illegally in the United States, without giving more details....
18:52 2019-06-18

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
17:39 2019-05-21

Amazon is reportedly eyeing office space on Manhattan’s West Side After walking away from a deal to build a headquarters on the Queens waterfront in Long Island City, Amazon is back to shopping for office space on Manhattan’s West Side, sources tell The Post....
01:39 2019-05-28

Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, says ‘intrusive’ technology used on thousands of peopleAn office worker who believes his image was captured by facial recognition cameras when he popped out for a sandwich in his lunch break has launched a groundbreaking legal battle against the use of the technology.Suppor...
17:52 2019-05-21

‘When My Son Got Shot Down, I Stood Up.’ Trayvon Martin’s Mom Formally Announces Run for Local Office (MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.) — The mother of the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida in 2012 has formally announced her candidacy to run for local office. Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, spoke to supporters Monday at a small event space tuck...
18:13 2019-05-21

Booker promises to create government office devoted to abortion issues Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., vowed Wednesday to create an entire government office devoted to abortion and reproductive rights on his first day in office if he wins. ...
17:00 2019-05-22

Attempted Break-In At IAF's Paris Office Handling Rafale Jets: Sources There was an attempt to break into the Paris office of the Indian Air force (IAF) team overseeing the manufacture of 36 Rafales ordered by India, sources in Rafale-maker Dassault have confirmed to......
15:00 2019-05-22

'Dark Phoenix' had a weak start at the box office and could have the worst US opening of any X-Men movie Fox "Dark Phoenix" took in $5 million at its Thursday night previews. The movie is projected to earn between $45 million and $55 million its opening weekend. It's possible the movie could be the first X-Men title to not have a $50 million domestic opening. The movie has stiff competition with it go...
14:01 2019-06-08

11 Rooms At Delhi Hotel: 3 Months On, Lokpal Works From Makeshift Office Nearly three months have passed since the country received its first Lokpal, but it continues to function from the second floor of the Hotel Ashok in New Delhi without an exclusive office to call its......
05:39 2019-06-18

Aladdin, Avengers: Endgame Help Disney Dominate Global Weekend Box Office Aladdin led the worldwide box office, delivering a $207 million opening weekend, while Avengers: Endgame brought in $32.1 million to take its global total to $2.677 billion....
09:52 2019-05-27

Former Bush economist Phillip Swagel to lead Congressional Budget Office Former Treasury official Phillip Swagel will serve as the new director of the Congressional Budget Office, the nonpartisan office that provides budgetary and economic expertise to Congress....
15:26 2019-05-21

Trump asks Mulvaney to leave Oval Office for coughing during ABC interview President Trump was apparently so perturbed by his chief of staff coughing during an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos in the Oval Office last week, that he asked his staffer to leave the room, according to a transcript from the station....
07:00 2019-06-17

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help but wonder how many Android users will be affected ...
22:39 2019-05-31

Franchise fatigue continues as 'Men in Black: International' and 'Shaft' disappoint at box office Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots....
22:26 2019-06-16

The Supreme Court could intervene in attempt to remove Trump from office, Dershowitz says President Trump may succeed if he follows through on his attempt to take an impeachment attempt to the Supreme Court, Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said on Friday....
18:26 2019-06-01

San Francisco police chief apologizes for raid on reporter's home and office William Scott tells newspaper searches were probably illegalBryan Carmody raided over report on death of public defenderSan Francisco’s police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’...
15:26 2019-05-25

Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Is Delayed Until Trump Leaves Office, Mnuchin Says President Trump said in 2016 that the Obama-era decision to put Tubman on the bill was “pure political correctness.’’ Now it won’t be in circulation until 2028....
02:52 2019-05-23

Kenyan president's office denies claims he is 'missing' after China trip The chief spokesperson for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta denied claims Kenyatta was absent at public events after speculation went rife about his whereabouts on social media....
14:52 2019-05-21

Mueller’s office shoots down key claim in Michael Wolff’s new book 'Siege' Controversial author Michael Wolff’s upcoming book, "Siege: Trump Under Fire," reportedly claims that Robert Mueller drew up an obstruction of justice indictment against President Trump – but a spokesman for Mueller says the claim is wildly inaccurate. ...
18:01 2019-05-28

People With Disabilities Face Challenges Campaigning for Office. This Group Wants to Change That When Alexandria Knox was preparing for her New Hampshire legislative race, she had some questions about how best to handle her blindness on the campaign trail. The National Council on Independent Living had the answers. One of the nation’s leading disability rights groups, the NCIL recently la...
08:13 2019-06-12

ATM Card Rules: Transaction Charges Levied By SBI, Post Office Compared The ATM card charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank or post office where the customer's account is located or some other bank or post office - and nature of ATM -......
17:13 2019-05-25

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
19:13 2019-06-09

Italy's coalition to work to avert EU disciplinary action over budget: PM's office Italy's coalition leaders have agreed to work together to avert European Union disciplinary action over Rome's worsening public finances after a late-night meeting with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday, the prime minister's office said....
12:00 2019-06-11

Australian Police Raided the Office of the National Broadcaster Over Leaked Documents The Australian Federal Police raided the Sydney office of Australia’s public broadcasting company on Wednesday. The search is believed to be in connection to a 2017 article published by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation which detailed potential war crimes, including the killing of childr...
17:13 2019-06-05

Vandal writes anti-Semitic message on Harlem medical office A vandal scrawled an anti-Semitic message on a Manhattan medical office Monday night, police said. The suspect walked up to the Start Treatment and Recovery Center on West 124th Street near Malcolm X Boulevard and painted “f–k Jews” on the front door at about 11:10 p.m., cops said. He then wal...
11:52 2019-06-12

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon office in charge of adapting existing weapons to new uses, people familiar with the plans said....
14:52 2019-05-24

Late Monsoon Pushed Rain Deficit In June To 45%: Weather Office A delay in the arrival of monsoon has pushed the country's rainfall deficiency in the first nine days of June to 45 per cent, the India Meteorological Department said today....
20:00 2019-06-09

Tech news roundup: Microsoft Office 365, Facebook scandal, and AI adoption This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a security warning from Microsoft, a rundown of the Facebook privacy scandal, and a look at the highest paying internships for 2019....
16:13 2019-05-21

Phil Murphy’s office botched staffer’s sex assault claim: panel The New Jersey governor’s office was more concerned with “avoiding negative publicity” than taking proper steps to investigate a sexual assault claim by a staffer, a legislative panel said in a report published Wednesday. The Legislative Select Oversight Committee investigated the respon...
08:13 2019-06-06

Check Out Latest Fixed Deposit Interest Rates Of SBI, Post Office The interest rates on fixed deposits (FDs), which are revised from time to time, vary according to the tenor of a fixed deposit across various maturities. India Post - which operates a network of more......
15:39 2019-06-11

Italy's coalition will work to avert EU disciplinary action over budget: PM office Italy's coalition leaders have agreed on the need to avert a European Union disciplinary action over Rome's worsening public finances at a meeting with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte late on Monday, the PM office said....
09:00 2019-06-11

Star Wars trolls to blame for Solo's box-office failure, says Ron Howard Director says ‘aggressive’ campaign staged via review aggregator sites was a major factor in spin-off film’s meagre ticket salesRon Howard has blamed the disappointing box office of Solo: A Star Wars Story on an online trolling campaign.Speaking on the Happy Sad Confused podcast, the film’s director...
15:26 2019-06-04

German cartel office extends review of T-Systems-IBM mainframe deal Germany's anti-trust office is extending its review of a mainframe computing deal between T-Systems, the IT services arm of Deutsche Telekom, and IBM, it said on its website on Tuesday....
14:39 2019-05-28

Howard Stern says he has ‘inside information’ that Trump’s run for office was publicity stunt Radio host Howard Stern on Thursday doubled down on his theory that President Trump ran for president in 2016 in hopes of getting a better deal from NBC for his show "The Apprentice," and said he has inside information that confirms Trump’s motivation....
10:13 2019-05-24

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' struggles at box office with worst debut in franchise's history The 12th and final film in the 19-year-old “X-Men” franchise, the $200 million “Dark Phoenix,” bombed in its opening weekend, earning a franchise low of $33 million at the domestic box office....
01:52 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said on Thursday....
04:26 2019-06-07

Japanese ad firm Dentsu eyeing Farley Building office space Dentsu Americas, the US arm of the Tokyo-based ad firm, is making a play for the largest floor at the Farley Building at 390 Ninth Ave., sources say. The US Postal Service building is being redeveloped by Vornado Realty Trust into 740,000 square feet of office space on its four top levels with lobbi...
08:52 2019-05-29

Men in Black and Shaft Drag Weekend Box Office Down 50% From Last Year as Franchise Fatigue Sets in (LOS ANGELES) — Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with ...
00:13 2019-06-17

‘Endemic’ sexual violence surging in South Sudan: UN human rights office A surge in sexual violence in South Sudan’s Unity state targeting victims as young as eight years old, has prompted a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent Government measures to protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice....
15:39 2019-05-21

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially presented as one of the big flagship series of the superhero-themed subscription offering (complete with backing from horror mastermind James Wan), was al...
12:26 2019-06-09

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Malaysian police raid Deloitte office for 1MDB-related documents: sources Malaysian police raided the Kuala Lumpur office of audit firm Deloitte on Thursday as part of a widening probe into a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB, two police sources told Reuters....
12:39 2019-05-23

17 Protesters, Including Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood, Arrested Outside Governor's Office As Missouri awaits a decision on whether its last abortion clinic will remain open, protests have resulted in over a dozen arrests, including M’Evie Mead, Missouri Director of Planned Parenthood....
05:39 2019-05-31

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
21:26 2019-06-05

UK Foreign Office Board Appoints Kumar Iyer First Indian-Origin Member Kumar Iyer has been appointed by the UK government as the Chief Economist of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), making him the first Indian-origin member of the department's management board....
13:52 2019-06-07

Slovakia’s First Female President, Zuzana Caputova, Takes Office in a Divided Country An anticorruption lawyer, she rode a wave of public disgust to victory. But the ex-prime minister’s party remains dominant, and the far right is emboldened....
09:39 2019-06-15

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), will prohibit contractors for the federal government from using Huawei equipment over conce...
18:52 2019-06-10

John Krasinski Trolls Jenna Fischer at Stanley Cup With Epic Office Throwback Well played, John Krasinski! The 39-year-old actor cheered on the Boston Bruins during game seven of the Stanley Cup Final. However, his former castmate from The Office, Jenna Fischer,......
17:26 2019-06-13

Weekend Box Office: Damn, Dark Phoenix got beat by The Secret Life Of Pets 2 It might be time to reevaluate your superhero tactics when the most powerful collection of mutants on the planet get bested by a small group of talking animals. That’s the big takeaway from the domestic box office this weekend, where Dark Phoenix, the final chapter of the current iteration of the X-...
23:00 2019-06-10

Lori Lightfoot Begins Dismantling Chicago’s Corrupt Aldermanic System Her First Day in Office It’s a new dawn, a new day, and Lori Lightfoot did not come here to play. On day one of her new position as the first black woman to lead Chicago as mayor, Lightfoot is bringing a swift end to Chicago’s tradition of ‘aldermanic privilege’ that granted council members sweeping veto power over zoning...
15:52 2019-05-27

After Trump returns from Japan, Biden campaign says his attacks are ‘beneath the dignity of the office’ The president, attributing the North Korean state media’s assessment to its leader, Kim Jong Un, had said he agreed that Biden was a “low IQ individual.”...
23:39 2019-05-28

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty, which grants a reprieve to 737 inmates, up to end of his term in office....
15:39 2019-05-21

Nets hire Hawks exec Jeff Peterson as front-office restock begins The Nets have begun restocking their front office, naming Jeff Peterson assistant general manager on Saturday. Peterson replaces Trajan Langdon, who left on May 19 for a promotion and GM title in New Orleans with the rebuilding Pelicans. Peterson spent seven years with the Hawks, and sources say he ...
02:39 2019-05-26

ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay says he's being considered for Jets front-office job ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay told the network that he's in the mix for a front-office job with the New York Jets under incoming GM Joe Douglas.       ...
01:00 2019-06-09

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office claimed that Ujiri shoved one of its deputies and nudged him in th...
20:52 2019-06-14

Disney is Re-Releasing Avengers: Endgame with New Footage in an Attempt to Break Avatar’s Box Office Record Walt Disney Co. will try to close the global box-office gap between its mega-blockbuster film “Avengers: Endgame” and James Cameron’s “Avatar” next weekend. The superhero sequel will reenter theaters with new footage that wasn’t included in the first release, Marv...
20:52 2019-06-19

Ukraine Ex-President Accused of Ripping Out Sensitive Servers From Situation Room Before Leaving Office The staff of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky made a curious discovery several days after the administration began its term—a situation room where the president meets to discuss national security affairs was void of any equipment. Read more......
05:13 2019-05-30

Great white shark off California coast delays sheriff’s office's water training Officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa, Calif., were forced to delay a water training in Bodega Bay due to the presence of a massive, toothy creature: A great white shark....
00:39 2019-06-13

Sudanese security orders offices of Qatar-based Al Jazeera TV closed: office director Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) has ordered Qatar-based Al Jazeera Television offices in Khartoum closed without giving any reasons, the office director said....
03:26 2019-05-31

Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe. The post Sudanese officials say deposed strongman Omar al-Bashir is being taken to the prosecutor’s office for corruption probe appeared first on...
20:39 2019-06-16

Venezuela: UN human rights office calls for ‘maximum restraint’ by authorities in face of new demonstrations With another day of mass protests taking place across Venezuela, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Wednesday it was “extremely worried by reports of the excessive use of force” by security forces, loyal to President Nicolás Maduro, a day after an opposition-led uprising appeared to stall. ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Vo...
21:13 2019-05-30

Migrants, asylum seekers detained in Hungary ‘deliberately deprived of food’: UN human rights office The UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Friday it was alarmed by reports that migrants and asylum seekers who are being held in Hungarian detention centres are being “deliberately deprived of food in contravention of international laws and standards”....
15:52 2019-05-21

Fraser Anning, Australian lawmaker egged by teen after New Zealand mosque shootings, voted out of office Australian lawmaker Fraser Anning, who blamed Muslims after a white supremacist did the New Zealand mosque shootings, has been voted out of office.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 worked in public utilities office and had pass to enter the area The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
18:26 2019-06-01

Children of ISIL terrorists likely held in ‘secret detention facilities’, UN human rights office warns In Syria, it is suspected that children whose fathers fought for terrorist group ISIL are being held in unidentified “settlements” and “secret detention facilities” away from their mothers, the UN human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-05-21

Disney's 'Aladdin' tops Memorial Day weekend box office with $207M worldwide; other debuts miss expectations The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" crushed the competition at the box office this Memorial Day weekend, earning more than $207 million worldwide since its debut. Other new movies in theaters this holiday weekend -- the horror "Brightburn” and the critically acclaimed teen comedy "...
03:13 2019-05-27

'The Office' star Rainn Wilson shares photo of a noose at friend's home: ‘Racism exists in our country' “The Office” star Rainn Wilson posted a “chilling” image of a noose he claims was discovered on a friend’s lawn to show that racism is alive and well in 2019....
18:00 2019-06-05

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

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
22:26 2019-06-10

Elon Musk says Teslas to get games 'Beach Buggy Racing 2,' 'Fallout Shelter' Elon Musk took the stage at E3 to discuss the impact video games had on his success as well as new Tesla updates such as car games and a pickup truck.       ...
06:39 2019-06-14

Weekend Box Office: Not an ideal weekend for Men In Black:International, Shaft, or nostalgia Hot off of the heels of Thor:Ragnarok and Avengers:Endgame, getting Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth to suit up and defend the galaxy seemed like a no-brainer. Unfortunately, their famed onscreen chemistry wasn’t enough to attract a noteworthy audience this Father’s Day weekend: Though Men In Blac...
20:52 2019-06-17

Mindy Kaling opens up about early 'Office' struggles, unplanned motherhood Mindy Kaling mined memories of working on 'The Office' while writing her first screenplay, 'Late Night,' which hits theaters this weekend.        ...
20:52 2019-06-04

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
01:01 2019-06-14

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
03:52 2019-05-31

The Londoner: Home Office 'two-faced' over Pride Home Office accused of hypocrisy over Pride stance / Jeremy Hunt's leadership team / David Harewood's frosty encounter / Kate Hoey's fox hunt support...
01:26 2019-06-05

Attempt to prosecute Boris Johnson for misconduct in a public office 'politically motivated,' his lawyers say Boris Johnson today launched a High Court bid to block a private prosecution for the £350 million "Brexit bonus" claims made during the EU referendum campaign....
14:13 2019-06-07

Weekend Box Office: Aladdin is the prince of Memorial Day Weekend Exactly how many Aladdin-related puns can we cram into one sentence? Let’s see: It looks like Genie had a spare wish to grant Disney this past holiday weekend as Guy Ritchie’s live adaptation worked its magic on audiences and sailed (like...on a carpet) into the No. 1 spot. Hey, it could have been w...
02:52 2019-05-29

Sequels aren't the summer box office's problem — bad sequels are While some worry that moviegoers are finally growing tired of sequels and franchises, the truth is a bit simpler: moviegoers are growing tired of bad movies....
03:52 2019-06-18

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' is king at the box office The latest iteration of the Godzilla franchise took over the top spot from "Aladdin" and roared louder than Elton John at the weekend box office, but it still left a notably smaller footprint on North American theaters than its city-wrecking predecessors....
03:13 2019-06-03

Alastair Campbell claims 'senior' figures in Corbyn's office said vote against Labour Alastair Campbell has claimed "senior" figures in Jeremy Corbyn's office recommended voting against Labour after he was expelled from the party for backing the Liberal Democrats in the European elections....
01:13 2019-05-29

Trayvon Martin's mom says Hillary Clinton 'planted the seed' for her to run for office in Florida Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, is running for local office in Florida after being inspired by Hillary Clinton's campaign.        ...
00:26 2019-06-16

'You just can't cough': Trump kicks chief of staff out of Oval Office for coughing During an ABC News interview, President Donald Trump told his chief of staff to leave the Oval Office because he was coughing.        ...
21:00 2019-06-17

'The Office' star Jenna Fischer is 'dying laughing' after kids billed her for breakfast in bed "The Office" alum said she was "dying laughing" when her children presented her with an itemized bill for her Mother's Day breakfast in bed.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

'John Wick 3' takes out 'Avengers: Endgame' with $57 million box-office debut The third installment of Keanu Reeves' hyper-violent 'John Wick' franchise has won the box office's top spot, ending the reign of 'Avengers: Endgame.'        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

Oh, no, sequelitis! 'Men in Black,' 'Shaft' slump at the Father's Day box office "Men in Black: International" is the No. 1 movie, but the Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth-led reboot isn't exactly a franchise-revitalizing hit.        ...
21:52 2019-06-16

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
03:26 2019-06-18

4 Hurt in Shooting at Toronto Raptors NBA Championship Celebration; Police Arrest 3 At least four people were hurt and panic ensued when shots rang out Monday during the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade to celebrate their first-ever NBA Championship title....
15:52 2019-06-18

The Latest: Facebook crypto chief vows to earn trust NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Facebook’s new digital currency. (all times local): 10:31 a.m. The head of Facebook’s cryptocurrency operation said in a tweet that feedback from customers has been “loud and clear” about keeping social media and financial data separate. David Ma...
16:39 2019-06-18

Hong Kong leader's apology is 'fake,' more protests are coming, foes say Leaders of a massive protest in Hong Kong rejected Chief Executive Carrie Lam's apology for a contentious extradition bill, demand her resignation.        ...
17:26 2019-06-18

The fourth Industrial revolution emerges from AI and the Internet of Things Enlarge / Robots making things! (credit: Getty / Ekkasit Keatsirikul / EyeEm) Big data, analytics, and machine learning are starting to feel like anonymous business words, but they're not just overused abstract concepts—those buzzwords represent huge changes in much of the technology we deal with ...
17:39 2019-06-18

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scrutiny of its products....
19:13 2019-06-18