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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 Livi...

People With Disabilities Face Challenges Campaigning for Office. This Group Wants to Change That

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Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
00:39 2019-06-05

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. These images actually understate the broader stigma of being a bipolar mother — the stories that I hear daily about interactions between mothers and their ...
18:26 2019-06-11

Airlines vow to improve bag tracking and ease travel for people with disabilities Two resolutions passed by the International Air Transport Association might make it easier to track bags and boost accessibility for people with disabilities....
17:01 2019-06-09

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their needs into its work. ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Even in a ‘golden age’ for gaming, video game trade group’s new CEO faces challenges The video game industry is booming like never before ahead of the annual E3 conference, but regulators are casting a close eye on the burgeoning sector....
17:00 2019-06-06

Cuomo says rent regulation bills face challenges in Albany Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signaled trouble ahead for a hotly anticipated package of rent regulation bills Albany is expected to take up before the legislative session ends in less than two weeks — as an Assembly source griped that members are being kept in the dark about the package’s future. La...
00:52 2019-06-07

Defendant in face-biting attack challenges insanity rules Attorneys for a Florida man accused of killing a couple and chewing the husband's face attacked the constitutionality of the state's laws governing insanity defenses....
22:52 2019-06-13

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rules....
13:52 2019-05-31

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
03:26 2019-06-15

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations....
14:39 2019-05-21

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

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

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
06:39 2019-05-29

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
22:13 2019-05-24

S Jaishankar Says Terrorism "Gravest Threat" People Face In Asia Terrorism poses the "gravest threat" to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Dushabe on Saturday....
13:26 2019-06-15

Chaos, hope, change: stories from 70 years of the People's Republic of China Seven decades after Mao declared the beginning of a new era, Chinese people reflect on the dizzying and jolting changes that have forged the modern nationThis year marks 70 years since Mao Zedong stood in Tiananmen Square in Beijing and declared the beginning of the People’s Republic of China. To th...
06:26 2019-05-29

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
14:26 2019-06-08

People are criticizing Kylie Jenner's walnut face scrub before it's even been released. Here's what dermatologists have to say about it. James Devaney / Getty Kylie Jenner recently announced the release of a new walnut face scrub, but some people aren't happy. She said the scrub is really gentle, but many aren't convinced because walnut scrubs can be damaging to the skin. So people have been reacting negatively to the launch on Twi...
17:52 2019-05-21

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host communities, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday, at the launch of its first report on the subject....
23:13 2019-05-21

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino showing Hizzoner and his wife, Chirlane McCray, stand...
02:52 2019-06-10

Trump and Biden trade blows while campaigning in Iowa President Trump and Joe Biden traded blows on Tuesday as they stumped in the key battleground state of Iowa — with the commander in chief calling the ex-veep “a dummy” and Biden mocking Trump’s name-calling as childish. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean look, Joe never got more than 1% until ...
07:52 2019-06-12

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in growing numbers....
22:52 2019-05-23

Pro-Brexit Politician Nigel Farage Hit With Milkshake While Campaigning (LONDON) — British politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election on Monday — the latest in a spate of attacks on politicians with the sticky beverages. Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in N...
15:00 2019-05-21

FROM THE FIELD: Persons with disabilities bike towards sustainability People with disabilities in Ukraine are contributing to the development of a network of environmentally friendly bicycle routes which are helping to protect unique local landscapes....
23:13 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

An exclusive look at the RCMP’s alleged campaign to get rid of Mounties with disabilities "The hallmarks are the same in every case," says lawyer Sebastien Anderson, "the end result is the same: people being forced into this medical discharge."...
11:52 2019-05-22

PCSD visits adults with disabilities who are afraid of law enforcement TUCSON – Southern Arizona Family Services (SAFS) has a program for adults with disabilities. There have been incidents where police have been called for behavioral issues, so many of the adults are afraid of law enforcement. Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD) deputies made a visit t...
15:00 2019-06-13

Swimming coach seen giving brutal lessons she says can cure kids’ disabilities A Russian “exorcist” swimming coach filmed “torturing” babies in brutal lessons claims she can cure their disabilities. Horrific footage shows Elena Rodionova forcing them first into the water before tossing them around during a pool gymnastics session in Krasnodar, Russia. T...
22:39 2019-05-29

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
05:26 2019-06-03

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
19:39 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders Wants to Change America. But He May Have to Change Himself First Bernie Sanders wants to make a joke. Pretty good joke, he thinks. He is slumped in a window seat in coach on a plane parked at Chicago O’Hare. He has about an hour in transit to get the joke into his next speech. Before deplaning, he pulls his hair forward, but only on the left, the side one m...
16:39 2019-06-06

MediaTek challenges Qualcomm with premium 5G chip MediaTek has announced a 5G processor at Computex in Taiwan that it hopes will allow it to challenge Qualcomm’s supremacy in the premium smartphone market.The new 7nm System-on-a-Chip (SoC) is based on Arm’s Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU designs and includes MediaTek’s own 5G ...
20:26 2019-05-29

Challenges and pitfalls of baseball's draft A common cliche about baseball is that it's a game of failure because the best players only get hits 30% of the time        ...
08:52 2019-06-03

The security challenges faced by open banking Open Banking was brought in by the Competition and Markets Authority in order to address how banks dealt with consumer financial information. It was born alongside a new regulation - the second ‘Payment Services Directive' (PSD2) - which came into force on the 13th of January, 2018. This...
12:13 2019-05-30

Far-right Vox challenges Spain's acceptance of LGBT rights Attacks by the far-right Vox party on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights are testing years of political consensus on the issue in Spain, which in 2005 became only the third country in the world to allow same-sex marriage....
17:13 2019-05-24

Poland challenges EU's new copyright law over censorship fears The EU's contentious copyright law is already facing some opposition from one of its existing members. Poland has submitted a complaint to the European Court of Justice arguing that the law's requirement for filtering content had the potential for c......
11:13 2019-05-26

My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles Jane Couch on the night she proved she could compete at the top level The post My Night: Jane Couch challenges for two world titles appeared first on Boxing News....
00:52 2019-06-13

Gruden challenges Antonio Brown during Raiders offseason Antonio Brown's credentials were well established long before he arrived in Oakland as the Raiders new No. 1 receiver after six straight 100-catch seasons in Pittsburgh        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

Chef League challenges you to improvise recipes like the pros Chef League is a game that teaches you about flavors. Made by a Harvard professor, it is a new kind of game that could be appealing to different audiences.Read More...
20:26 2019-05-31

Nigeria's Buhari starts a second term packed with challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on Wednesday for a second term at the helm a country struggling with a sluggish economy and a decade-long Islamist insurgency....
15:26 2019-05-29

Sports Direct challenges Debenhams restructure plan Retail mogul and Debenhams shareholder Mike Ashley has challenged the high street chain's plans to restructure the business following its rescue from administration in April....
18:00 2019-06-11

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
21:52 2019-05-31

Huami’s $188 Amazfit Verge 2 challenges Apple Watch with 4G and ECG Xiaomi-backed smartwatch maker Huami has a new challenger to the Apple Watch, including several very compelling features at under half Apple's price.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
21:52 2019-05-31

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red Planet. During his presentation at the 2019 Humans...
14:52 2019-06-03

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
03:39 2019-06-12

China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country's economy is stable, healthy and well placed to meet all risks and challenges, according to a transcript published by the Xinhua news agency....
04:26 2019-06-05

Budget: From Slowing Growth To Low Demand, Key Challenges For The Economy Analysts, investors and economists expect the government to address these concerns in its upcoming full-year Budget, scheduled to be presented in Parliament on July 5....
16:39 2019-06-14

| Boris Johnson challenges misconduct summons in court Former foreign minister Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, challenged a lawsuit accusing him of knowingly lying during the Brexit referendum campaign....
15:26 2019-06-07

India's Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win Dissatisfaction with India's lagging economy didn't deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory....
13:00 2019-05-24

Proposal To Make Two-Wheelers Electric Has Challenges: Observers The proposal to make most two-wheelers electric by 2025 will need accelerated product development, across segments by two-wheeler manufacturers, but will also require localisation of the supply chain......
12:13 2019-05-27

Golf: Rose fights off challenges to stay top at U.S. Open Birdies were harder to come by at the U.S. Open on Friday but a rock steady Justin Rose had enough of them to take a two-shot clubhouse lead midway through the second round at a chilly Pebble Beach Golf Links....
01:26 2019-06-15

India’s Modi facing urgent economic challenges after win NEW DELHI (AP) — Dissatisfaction with India’s lagging economy didn’t deter voters from handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party a landslide parliamentary election victory. Now, they’ll be expecting something in return: faster, bolder action on long-promi...
10:26 2019-05-24

Europe shows challenges for US regulators targeting Big Tech LONDON (AP) — As U.S. authorities prepare to investigate Silicon Valley’s digital giants, they’ll look for inspiration — and warnings — from Europe, where regulators have led global efforts to rein in Big Tech with only mixed results. The European Union’s executive commission has s...
13:52 2019-06-07

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes. Judging by a recent UNESCO report, it’s not a moment too soon. In the report...
08:52 2019-06-05

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Some Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide authority to impose trade sanctions....
15:26 2019-06-14

Future Security Challenges Could Be "Grave": Ajit Doval Stressing on the need to enhance the capabilities and professionalism of security forces, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Wednesday said these measures were essential as future......
15:00 2019-05-22

Jaguar Woes Add To Challenges For India's Most Indebted Empire Although Jaguar posted a net income of 119 million pounds ($151 million) this week, debt at owner Tata Motors Ltd. has grown to almost $14 billion, as it struggles to tide over a demand slump in......
14:13 2019-05-22

Chelsea challenges FIFA transfer ban at sports court LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Chelsea has filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a one-year transfer ban imposed by FIFA for breaking youth transfer rules. The court has confirmed the expected appeal, adding it is “not possible to say at this time” when a verdict ...
12:26 2019-06-07

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital....
19:00 2019-05-24

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
21:13 2019-06-02

Facebook lawyer says ‘there is no privacy,’ hinting at the challenges of Zuckerberg’s pivot _____ A lawyer for Facebook argued on Wednesday that its users had no expectation of privacy when using the social network, pushing for a judge to throw out a class-action lawsuit related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. “There is no invasion of privacy at all, because there is no privacy,” on Fa...
19:52 2019-06-02

Loser in Indonesian Presidential Election Challenges Result in Court Prabowo Subianto, the losing candidate in last month’s Indonesian election, has filed a legal challenge over the results, in what likely will be his last chance to win the presidency after several unsuccessful campaigns....
21:00 2019-05-24

Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
16:26 2019-05-26

'Apex Legends' will keep players busy with daily and weekly challenges Respawn has a straightforward way to keep its hordes of Apex Legends players coming back: it's borrowing a page from other battle royale shooters. The studio has teased Season 2 Battle Pass plans that will include daily and weekly challenges to spee......
01:52 2019-05-31

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over a long weekend — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
23:26 2019-05-24

Justin Bieber inexplicably challenges Tom Cruise to a fight via Twitter When Justin Bieber challenged Tom Cruise to an MMA fight on Twitter, people had thoughts of their own on Twitter.       ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Father of the Year Honoree talks challenges to raising five kids TUCSON- One of the seven fathers being recognized by the Father’s Day Council Tucson is Stuart Mellan.  Mellan is the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. With his wife and five kids, he shared what fatherhood was like early on. “Wife and I were widowed when we...
08:39 2019-05-31

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
23:01 2019-06-02

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's only abortion clinic could close by the end of the week....
21:26 2019-05-29

Stephen Colbert challenges champion weeper Elisabeth Moss to a cry-off Trading her all-concealing crimson-and-white “work clothes” for a sunny canary dress, The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss nonetheless came to Friday’s Late Show ready to get down to business. Quizzed by Stephen Colbert about her career-long facility with onscreen waterworks, Moss sensed a challe...
12:26 2019-06-08

India election: Narendra Modi faces big challenges after victory Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP has won India's general election. While financial markets have reacted positively, many are worried about the rise of nationalism and the future of India's democracy....
00:13 2019-05-24

Weborama Parent Challenges Amazon for Sizmek Ad-Server Business Ycor, a French startup behind data marketing service Weborama, said Friday that making a bid higher than the Amazon offer “is the best decision from an industry perspective.”...
16:26 2019-06-10

Elizabeth Warren challenges Biden on abortion, says Trump should be 'in handcuffs' Elizabeth Warren in an Indiana town hall Wednesday night challenged Joe Biden on abortion, saying the 2020 Democratic frontrunner is wrong to not support the repeal of the Hyde Amendment – which prevents federal funding for ending pregnancies....
14:26 2019-06-06

Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
21:39 2019-06-03

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
17:00 2019-05-29

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
00:13 2019-05-23

UPDATE 3-Apple challenges Google, Facebook for web login, touts privacy  Apple Inc on Monday launched a "Sign In With Apple" function to rival Facebook and Google web login accounts, drawing a contrast with rivals by stressing protection of users' information....
21:39 2019-06-03

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
16:39 2019-05-29

Costume designer Jennifer Rogien on the challenges of dressing Russian Doll Russian Doll is one of our favorite shows of the year, thanks in part to its twisty puzzle-box narrative, and a dynamite performance from Natasha Lyonne. We recently sat down with Russian Doll costume designer Jennifer Rogien to talk through her approach to costuming the show....
23:00 2019-06-10

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
12:00 2019-05-29

Quarterback transfers are surging and creating challenges for college football coaches The rise in quarterback transfers has left head coaches scrambling to fill depth charts and locate what is increasingly rare: the developed backup.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges. The post US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:52 2019-05-21

RPT-FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
11:39 2019-05-27

Nigerian President Buhari sworn in for second term, facing key security challenges Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari took the reins of leadership for another term on Wednesday, against a tense backdrop of insecurity and economic uncertainty....
02:26 2019-05-30

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
17:39 2019-05-26

India Cuts Lending Rate as Modi Faces Economic Challenges India’s central bank cut its key lending rate to 5.75% as Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his second term in office trying to boost a slowing economy....
17:13 2019-06-06

Fortnite Find Jonesy Behind a Fence Location for Downtown Drop Challenges Fortnite Downtown Drop Challenges went live this week, giving players loads of cool new things to do in Creative mode. Here's how you complete the Find Jonesy Behind a Fence Challenge!...
16:13 2019-05-23

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
23:26 2019-06-11

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
14:39 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
14:39 2019-05-29

Pose Cast on New Season 2 Challenges, the Show's Continued Importance and Emmy Buzz Pose isn't just a groundbreaking TV show, it's also a good TV show. FX's period drama following the lives of several LGBTQ characters returns for a second season and the......
20:52 2019-06-11

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Tech D.Live conference....
16:00 2019-06-14

China launches Nasdaq-style tech board in Shanghai, expects challenges China on Thursday officially launched Shanghai's Nasdaq-style tech board, with the country's top securities regulator cautioning that the hotly-anticipated STAR Market will face various challenges initially....
11:39 2019-06-13

Fortnite Horde Rush Challenges, Rewards and leaked Fiend Wrap coming in 9.21 Update The Fortnite 9.21 Update just dropped and the Horde Rush LTM should be coming to the game very soon. Here's a look at the new Challenges and Rewards also on offer....
12:13 2019-06-12

John Oliver Challenges 13 States to Pass the Equal Rights Amendment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver knows that this year has been rough for women, who “judging from restroom signs are just men who have swallowed a trapezoid.” To cheer women up, after the confirmation of a “Supreme Court justice with resting beer face” and “the election of a president who t...
15:52 2019-06-10

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medical products worldwide; drought in Somalia; and up...
15:39 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

IndyCar CEO Mark Miles: Challenges make an IndyCar-NASCAR doubleheader a ‘longshot’ While Miles acknowledges the idea is drumming up excitement in the racing community, he doesn’t see a doubleheader in the near future as very likely.        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump 'far-right poster boy' and challenges US president to meet him Sadiq Khan has called Donald Trump the "poster boy for the far-right movement around the world" before calling on the US president to meet him in the latest round of their public dispute....
01:26 2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
15:13 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

| 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

| 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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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 chair racing, and it’s the greatest sport in the world....
08:00 2019-06-12

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| Sharpshooters showdown in Group B at AFCON The sharpest shooters in 2019 AFCON qualifying, Odion Ighalo of Nigeria and Fiston Abdul Razak of Burundi, will come face to face in Group B at the finals this month....
11:13 2019-06-14

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

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

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

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

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
14:13 2019-06-13

U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, a senior Turkish defense official said on Monday....
00:52 2019-06-11

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in 173 of 176 countries it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and protected from harmful practices like child labor and child marriage than at any time in the past two decades. Save the Children said ...
22:52 2019-05-28

Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 Argentina Copa América Group B: Colombia 0-2 ArgentinaRoger Martinez and Duvan Zapata see off rivalsBrawl breaks out after Lionel Messi is fouledRoger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa América Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life afte...
05:00 2019-06-16

Google Duo's group video calls roll out to everyone Google is making Duo more useful as it's rolling out group video calls to everyone on Android and iOS. You can have up to eight people on a call at once (a far lower limits than FaceTime's 32 and Skype's 50). Group calls gradually went live in some m......
22:26 2019-05-23

Airline group plans to be without Boeing 737 Max for at least 3 months It could be another three months before Boeing's 737 Max fleet is cleared to return to the skies, the industry's top trade association said Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-29

The Progressive Group Behind AOC's Win Finds Its First 2020 Target The group that recruited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has found its first challenger of the 2020 cycle: Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney and the “proud daughter of Mexican immigrants,” will challenge Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas’ 28th district....
00:52 2019-06-14

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
03:52 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Greyhound for sale, owner First Group says Train and bus operator FirstGroup said on Thursday it would sell U.S. coach service Greyhound and look to separate off its UK First Bus operations as it seeks to head off pressure from major investors for returns....
09:39 2019-05-30

Local advocacy group reacts to new sex abuse law TUCSON – Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new sex abuse law on Monday that extends the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits. House Bill 2466 passed unanimously and took effect on Monday. Overcoming a tremendous hurdle for survivors of sexual abuse. “The new law is actually really great ...
06:52 2019-05-30

Argentina group IDs 130th person taken during dictatorship An Argentine human rights group says DNA tests have determined the identity of a person taken from his mother as a baby by the country's former dictatorship....
21:26 2019-06-13

Google Duo group video calls have arrived Google Duo's long-awaited group video calling feature has finally arrived for users of the app around the world.Having been tested on select users since January, the feature had already been spotted in a few countries by eagled-eyed users earlier this month, according to Android Central. Check ...
12:26 2019-05-24

Toshiba Memory to borrow 900 bln yen from a group of banks Japan's flash memory maker Toshiba Memory Holdings Corp said on Friday it would borrow 900 billion yen ($8.28 billion) from Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp, MUFG Bank Ltd and Mizuho Bank Ltd....
16:52 2019-05-31

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States....
02:13 2019-06-01

Group 1 launches online sales platform Group 1's AcceleRide allows visitors to browse new and used inventory, customize features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
07:13 2019-06-09

Lebanon’s Nasrallah says his group has no missile factories Lebanon Hezbollah leader says he rejects U.S. conditioning of its mediation over demarcating a Lebanese-Israeli land and maritime borders on his group degrading its arming capabilities...
01:13 2019-06-01

Marozsan ruled out of World Cup group phase "German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women\u0027s World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday."...
14:13 2019-06-11

'Prolific' criminal group in Europe busted One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
16:01 2019-05-22

UK’s Farage quashes rumor he is joining EU far-right group BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit figurehead Nigel Farage says he will not join forces with populist and far-right parties in France and Italy at the European Parliament. In elections last month, Farage’s single-issue Brexit Party won 29 of the 73 British seats in the assembly as angry voters blamed the ...
15:39 2019-06-05

Three British climbers among group of eight missing in Himalayas Indian search team sent to find climbers, including Americans and Australian, on Nanda Devi amid signs of avalancheAt least three people from the UK, as well as two from the US and an Australian woman, are reported to be among a group of eight climbers who have gone missing in the Himalayas after a ...
03:26 2019-06-02

'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

International group asks Pakistan to release journalist An international organization that advocates for the rights of journalists has urged Pakistan to immediately release a reporter who was arrested for his coverage of this week's violent clash between minority Pashtuns and troops in a northwestern region near the Afghan border....
09:52 2019-05-29

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a p...
04:26 2019-06-03

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
15:13 2019-06-13

Environmental group sues over ice seal habitat decision ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of ice seals on the threatened species list. The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday for not designating critic...
23:39 2019-06-13

The Latest: UK maritime group warns of incident in Oman Sea DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 10 a.m. A U.K. maritime safety group is warning that an unspecified incident has taken place in the Gulf of Oman and is urging “extreme caution” amid h...
08:26 2019-06-13

Boeing 737 MAX Could Stay Grounded for at Least Two Months, Trade Group Says The boss of the airline industry’s largest trade group said the Boeing 737 MAX fleet could remain grounded another two months or more in the wake of two crashes....
11:52 2019-05-29

Google Duo's Group Video Calling Now Available Globally on Android, iOS Google Duo has brought the Data Saving mode that comes as a replacement of the earlier Limit mobile data usage option. Google Duo's group video calling feature is also rolling out globally, with......
17:13 2019-05-24

KKR to sell Korea-based KCFT to SK Group affiliate for $1 bln U.S. private equity investor KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is selling Korea-based KCF Technologies (KCFT) to SKC, an affiliate of South Korean conglomerate SK Group, for 1.19 trillion won ($1 billion)....
07:26 2019-06-13

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles against its companies, highly placed sources said on......
20:13 2019-05-22

CBOE GRANTS LICENSE FOR VOLATILITY INDEXES TO CME GROUP CHICAGO, March 5, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that it has entered into a license agreement with CME Group that extends the reach of CBOE's volatility franchise. CBOE will apply its proprietary CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) methodology to price data of, initially,...
13:26 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, a senior Turkish defence official said on Monday....
18:52 2019-06-10

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short of aim of being third biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces with anti-immigration parties across Europe to create the biggest far-right group in the European parliament.Despite promises to become “a thorn in the f...
16:52 2019-06-13

New York Fed's Markets Group Head to Leave June 1 Two high-ranking, veteran Federal Reserve Bank of New York executives, including Markets Group head Simon Potter, will leave their jobs on Saturday, the bank said....
00:26 2019-05-29

Boeing to buy aerospace interiors company EnCore Group Boeing Co on Friday said it would buy aerospace interiors company EnCore Group, the planemaker's second foray into aircraft seats after it partnered with auto seats maker Adient last year....
19:52 2019-06-14

Pelosi names members of key trade working group House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal will lead the House Democrats' Trade Working Group, a task force charged with negotiating with the Trump administration to overhaul elements of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.The Democratic members were appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and are divi...
22:39 2019-06-13

Group 1 Automotive debuts online car-buying platform Through the platform, customers can browse Group 1's inventory, customize vehicle features, select financing and payment terms and coordinate delivery to their home, office or local dealership....
00:26 2019-06-05

REFILE-Uniper says Elliott could push for personnel changes at group German utility Uniper on Wednesday said it had been notified by its second-largest shareholder Elliott that it would be aiming to implement strategic objectives, including potentially removing key personnel....
14:13 2019-06-05

The Latest: Rights group calls for UN inquiry on Sudan KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of the Sudanese military’s crackdown on a sit-in protest camp in the capital (all times local): 2:20 p.m. An international rights group is calling for the United Nations to launch an “impartial, independent” investigation into the ...
14:52 2019-06-04

Airline group predicts another record for summer travel The airline industry’s U.S. trade group is predicting another record for summer travel. Airlines for America forecast Tuesday that 257.4 million people will fly on U.S. carriers between June 1 and Aug. 31. That’s a 3.4% increase over last summer, and it works out to about 2.8 million tra...
19:00 2019-05-21

Lima Group and EU urge more international involvement in Venezuela The Lima Group regional bloc and EU-led contact group on Venezuela on Monday called on Latin America and the broader international community to play a more active role in restoring democracy to Venezuela....
02:39 2019-06-04

UPDATE 3-Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF SA , owner of sporting goods retailer Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd, the company said in a filing on Thursday....
06:00 2019-05-24

The Latest: Rebel group says leader detained in Sudan Sudanese rebel group says security forces have arrested one of its leaders, who arrived at the capital of Khartoum last month to take part in talks the ruling military council...
17:52 2019-06-05

John Gary Williams of R&B group The Mad Lads dies at age 73 John Gary Williams, the lead singer for the R&B vocal group The Mad Lads who sung “I Want Someone” and “Don’t Have to Shop Around,” has died at the age of 73....
22:39 2019-05-28

Opposition group calls for 'civil disobedience' in Sudan Sudan's pro-democracy movement has called for "civil disobedience" throughout the country beginning Sunday, days after a bloody military crackdown killed more than 100 people in the capital Khartoum....
13:13 2019-06-10

Easily Share a Parent's Medical Updates With a Group Using This App My mother passed away a few years ago after living for roughly 20 years with multiple sclerosis. Over those two decades my siblings and extended family often traded responsibilities when it came to taking her to doctor’s visits, bringing groceries by the house, and helping her with errands she neede...
23:26 2019-05-26

New Texas law expected to boost Buffett's dealership group Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation this week that should end years of regulatory uncertainty for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Automotive dealership group....
21:52 2019-06-05

Hungary join Croatia in setting pace in Group E "Croatia and Hungary pulled away at the top of Euro 2020 qualifying Group E after victories on Saturday in what is shaping up to be a fiercely competitive pool."...
00:13 2019-06-09

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest Folklife Alliance and the University of Arizona...
02:52 2019-06-11

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
02:00 2019-05-23

The Latest: Protest group says more corpses pulled from Nile The Sudanese Doctors’ Central Committee says more dead bodies have been pulled from the Nile River in Khartoum in the wake of the military’s crackdown on protesters...
17:00 2019-06-06

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated with prosecutors in the case that led to the conviction and jailing of former President Luiz Inacio Lu...
03:26 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industries Directorate said on Monday....
16:39 2019-06-10

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going underneath a chain-link fence, where Border Patrol ag...
02:00 2019-05-31

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the government to fully finance the U.S. healthcare system....
22:13 2019-06-11

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) with economic sanctions due to its ties with the country’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), the Treasury department has sa...
11:13 2019-06-08

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eighth time....
08:26 2019-06-13

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Watch says the campaign started after it released a report earlier this week accusing Egyptian security forces of widespread human rights violations whil...
12:01 2019-05-31

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
10:13 2019-06-12

Top NY biz group backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants ALBANY — A top New York State top business group backs legislation giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — claiming it will be a boon to the economy. “This is the law in 12 states and its been beneficial to those states’ economies,” Heather Briccetti, CEO of the Business Council of New York...
02:39 2019-05-30

No terror group has claimed bombing that injured 13 in France No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for Friday’s bomb attack that injured 13 people in Lyon, France. A suspect was caught on security cameras and is believed to be on the run, a prosecutor told Reuters Saturday. Police investigators said they have not been able to identify the man b...
22:26 2019-05-25

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show of concern on the campaign trail while ignoring ser...
16:13 2019-05-26

Group: Many breakfast cereals still contaminated by weed killer Several popular breakfast foods, including Cheerios and Nature Valley products, continue to test positive for trace amounts of a controversial herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer, according to a report released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group....
20:13 2019-06-12

Germany arrests Kosovo man accused of supporting IS group BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have arrested a Kosovo national accused of supporting the Islamic State group by transferring thousands of euros to a fighter and a would-be recruit. The federal prosecutor’s office said the 31-year-old man, identified only as Hassan Rejan B. in line with Germa...
16:52 2019-06-12

Germany's Marozsan ruled out for World Cup group phase German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women's World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday....
18:39 2019-06-11

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
22:39 2019-05-22

How South Korean group BTS became the world's biggest boy band BTS has achieved huge success internationally -- but they're hardly the first K-pop band to try to break through. So why has the seven-member boy band succeeded where others haven't?...
02:26 2019-06-02

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

Group calls for boycott of airlines that use facial recognition software A digital rights group on Wednesday called on passengers to fly only with airlines that don't use facial recognition technology in an effort to end what it calls an "unethical" practice....
13:00 2019-06-06

Elliott Deal Undervalues Barnes & Noble, Investor Group Says A group of investors in Barnes & Noble is speaking out against the price that hedge fund Elliott Management agreed to pay to acquire the book retailer....
23:52 2019-06-13

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards were also injured in Friday’s clash. The jail is in the central state of Portuguesa, some 220 mi...
21:52 2019-05-24

Italy beats Greece 3-0 to move 3 points clear in group ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italy’s new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship qualifying group. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci scored in an entertaining fi...
00:00 2019-06-09

10 games to watch in the group stage at the Women's World Cup USA games, Norway-France highlight our 10 games to watch in the group stage of the Women's World Cup.        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Group Sets Up Tip Boxes In Garrard Co. To Help Find Savannah Spurlock GARRARD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A group in Garrard County is putting out tip boxes in hopes of receiving information leading them to missing mother Savannah Spurlock. Spurlock was seen on surveillance footage leaving The Other Bar in Lexington with men in January. Investigators say she then went...
03:00 2019-06-14

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals transfer power to a civilian government.The call by t...
04:39 2019-06-09

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors Group protests Guam governor’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory because no doctors on the island are currently willing to terminate pregnancies...
03:26 2019-06-16

Pakistan: Pashtun group attacks security post, wounding 5 PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani military says supporters of a local, minority Pashtun group attacked a security post in the country’s northwest near the Afghan border, wounding five soldiers. It says three of the attackers were killed and 10 were wounded. Sunday’s statement says the ...
14:52 2019-05-26

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent war crime.” Human Rights Watch urged the Houthis to stop attacks on civilian infrastructure in Saudi Arabia. Michael Page, deputy Middle East d...
15:00 2019-06-15

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The clash started when inmates, many armed, refused to let authorities enter, fearing they would be robbed,...
02:26 2019-05-25

Italy's Salvini prefers transportation group as Alitalia partner Deputy Italian Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday an infrastructure or transportation group would be his preferred partner for troubled carrier Alitalia....
19:52 2019-06-14

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday Peter Schaefer’s resignation was appropriat...
15:00 2019-06-15

| Leader of religious group based in Mexico charged with sex crimes The leader of La Luz Del Mundo, an international religious organisation based in Mexico, has been arrested in California on charges of human trafficking, child rape and other felonies, authorities have said....
08:00 2019-06-05

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:00 2019-06-05

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

Anti-Abortion Group Has Found a New Imagined Adversary in Pinterest Yesterday morning, the anti-abortion group Live Action launched a Tweetstorm alleging that Pinterest was discriminating against it for its beliefs. The group, which rose to infamy with heavily edited Planned Parenthood undercover “sting” videos, said that it had been put on Pinterest’s domain “block...
22:13 2019-06-12

Spain decries UN working group’s opinion on jailed Catalans The Spanish government lashed out Friday at what it called impartiality of experts working under the United Nations umbrella that had called for releasing from custody three Catalan separatists who are on trial in Spain...
22:00 2019-05-29

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt border crossers....
15:26 2019-05-31

U.S. refiner group sues Trump EPA over high-ethanol gasoline The main U.S. refining industry association said on Monday it sued to block the Trump administration's effort to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, arguing the move exceeded the administration's authority....
00:52 2019-06-11

Masked Group Targets US Embassy With Arson Attack In Honduras Masked protesters set fire to the gate of the US embassy in Honduras on Friday during massive demonstrations against public sector reforms in the country....
11:00 2019-06-01

Mail.ru Group reveals global gaming brand My.Games Russia's Mail.ru Group has revealed its global gaming brand My.Games. It already has games like Warface and more than 25 million monthly active users.Read More...
11:52 2019-05-30

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
01:00 2019-06-12

Tiger Woods is 5 shots back as his group gets put on the clock at Memorial Tiger Woods, who missed the cut two weeks ago at PGA Championship, didn't have a dreadful round at the Memorial. It just wasn't a round to celebrate.        ...
22:52 2019-05-30

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
05:13 2019-05-31

Trump is trying to 'murder' Huawei when he can just ban it, head of US-China business group says President Donald Trump's restrictions on Chinese telecom giant Huawei are akin to "murder," according to the president of U.S.-China Business Council....
18:52 2019-06-11

Kentucky art group appeals choice to move Confederate statue LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky art group is appealing the city of Louisville’s decision to move a Confederate statue from a prominent location. The Courier Journal reports the Friends of Louisville Public Art sued Monday to stop the John B. Castleman statue from moving to Cave Hill Cemetery...
12:00 2019-06-11

Industry group warns Tory candidates against no-deal Brexit LONDON (AP) — The Confederation of British Industry has warned candidates for the leadership of Britain’s Conservative Party that leaving the European Union without a deal would devastate the nation’s economy. In a letter to contenders vying to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May...
12:01 2019-05-31

WWC roundup: Germany tops Spain to stay atop Group B Sara Daebritz scored in the 42nd minute and Germany defeated Spain 1-0 on Wednesday in the Women's World Cup at Valenciennes, France, to remain undefeated after two games in Group B....
22:13 2019-06-12

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its Xinjiang region, where repression has not abated, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday....
19:26 2019-05-29

Group to fund and operate first hydrogen fuel ferry fleet in the US The first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry under construction. [credit: Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine / Switch Maritime ] On Wednesday, a plan to put hydrogen fuel cell-powered ferries ...
01:52 2019-06-13

| German court orders fines for 'sharia police' group A German court has ordered seven Islamic fundamentalists to pay fines over a so-called "sharia police" patrol they launched in 2014 to mass media and political outrage....
21:13 2019-05-27

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. The tiny Himalayan kingdom’s lower house of Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Friday to repeal provisions that said “unnatural sex”...
17:26 2019-06-09

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years....
08:39 2019-05-28

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt has been battling Islamic militants for years. Human Rights Watch alleges that some of the abuses amount to war crimes. In...
11:39 2019-05-28

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
12:26 2019-05-29

BMW Group Plans To Launch 25 Plug-In's, 12 All Electric Cars By 2025 In 2019, Plant Oxford will join this list with the start of production of the fully-electric MINI. The BMW i4 is just one of the 25 electrified models that the BMW Group intends to bring to market by......
16:00 2019-05-28

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

Lebanese party: Gunmen kill official with Islamist group BEIRUT (AP) — An Islamist political party in Lebanon says gunmen have shot and killed one of its officials in his village in the country’s south. The Jamaa Islamiya says Mohammed Jarrar was fatally shot on Sunday night in the village of Chebaa. The party is the Lebanese branch of the Muslim Br...
11:52 2019-06-10

CORRECTED-Hudson's Bay shareholder group offers to take retailer private for C$1.74 bln A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
16:13 2019-06-10

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
03:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay shareholder group proposes C$1.74 bln go-private deal A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
16:39 2019-06-10

KKR to sell Korea-based KCFT to SK Group affiliate for $1 billion U.S. private equity investor KKR & Co Inc said on Wednesday it is selling Korea-based KCF Technologies (KCFT) to SKC, an affiliate of South Korean conglomerate SK Group, for 1.19 trillion won ($1 billion)....
07:39 2019-06-13

Islamic State group claims involvement in Kashmir gunbattle The Islamic State group has claimed involvement in a gunbattle in Kashmir, the disputed Himalayan territory where militants have fought Indian rule for decades....
15:52 2019-06-11

French fashion group Kering pledges to hire only over-18 models Kering, the French fashion group whose brands include Gucci and Saint Laurent, said it would only work with models aged over 18, as the fashion industry aims to tighten up its ethical guidelines....
15:13 2019-05-21

Nigel Farage discussed fronting far-right group led by Steve Bannon Footage shows Brexit party leader calling Bannon’s plan a ‘fightback against globalists’Nigel Farage discussed the idea of fronting a global alliance of populist and far-right politicians being put together by the controversial former White House strategist Steve Bannon, it has emerged.Farage said h...
21:13 2019-05-22

Nearly 900 children released by north-east Nigeria armed group The decision by a large armed group based in north-east Nigeria to release nearly 900 youngsters has been welcomed by UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, which has warned that those freed will need long-term help if they are to lead a normal life in the future....
15:39 2019-05-21

Endeavor Group, owner of Miss Universe Pageant and UFC, files for IPO Endeavor Group, the talent agency that Hollywood mogul Ari Emanuel has built into an entertainment conglomerate, signaled that it aims to keep gobbling up new companies as it filed to take itself public. Emanuel — who inspired the Ari Gold character in HBO’s “Entourage” — wrote in a Thursday filing ...
02:26 2019-05-24

BeIN media group CEO charged in corruption probe in France A judicial official says the chief executive officer of media group beIN has been handed preliminary charges of corruption as part of an investigation into the bidding process for the 2019 track world championships in Qatar...
12:39 2019-05-22

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
05:26 2019-05-22

Hacker group Xenotime has sights on US electric grid: report A group of hackers known for targeting oil and gas companies has its sights on the nation’s electric grid. Xenotime started “probing” the networks of US electric utilities late last year, a study by Maryland-based cybersecurity group Dragos found. So far, none of the group’s efforts have been ...
07:13 2019-06-16

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea....
22:52 2019-05-23

Endeavor Group, Owner of UFC and Miss Universe Pageant, Files for IPO The company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Miss Universe pageant and Hollywood’s largest talent agency filed for an initial public offering on the NYSE....
20:13 2019-05-23

Cops nab teen linked to group who assaulted off-duty firefighter Cops nabbed the teen in connection to the assault on an off-duty city firefighter on the Upper East Side police said Thursday. Damir Johnson, 17, was arrested on Wednesday shortly before 10 p.m. after police received an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip that led them to his residence, where a family membe...
20:01 2019-05-23

Going out of business: Ascena Retail Group closing all of its nearly 650 Dressbarn stores For now, the Dressbarn website and all stores are open. The company says there are no current changes to its return, refund, or gift card policies.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

The changing face of FX quants The role of quantitative traders in the FX market is becoming ever more significant, as the amount of business executed via algorithms continues to increase....
15:26 2019-05-21

The magistrate’s poker face What, exactly, was the Supreme Court going for? Like a good poker player, it’s impossible to read its cards. Was it a misstep, as most media outlets suggest? Or was it a message? Did they decide to step back in the face of pressure?...
15:52 2019-05-21

The DNC Won't Take Climate Change Seriously He may be an underdog, but 2020 presidential candidate and Washington governor Jay Inslee is deadly serious about climate change. The Democratic National Committee, however, is ignoring Inslee’s extremely valid request to make climate change a major campaign topic by hosting a debate focused entirel...
07:39 2019-06-06

Three states join AG group probing planned merger of Sprint and T-Mobile The attorneys general of Arizona, Michigan and Pennsylvania have joined a group of states probing T-Mobile's plan to buy rival Sprint for $26 billion, which is believed to be nearing the end of a regulatory review....
01:39 2019-06-07

Japan auto group 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance The comments are unusually strong for Japanese industry and reflect growing concern that President Trump may trigger an all-out trade war ahead of U.S. elections next year....
21:52 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Congratulates Mcgraw-Hill And CME Group On Joint Venture CHICAGO, November 4, 2011 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) issued today the following statement regarding the announced McGraw-Hill and CME Group Inc. joint venture: "We congratulate our partner, McGraw-Hill, and our VIX Network Partner, CME Group Inc. on today's announced joint venture. We be...
08:26 2019-05-22

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Paid family leave gains momentum in the Senate with new working group A new Senate bipartisan working group will study paid family leave, a priority that has been nudged along by senior White House adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump....
03:26 2019-05-23

CBOE and S&P Announce Formation of 'VIX Network,' a Global Group of Exchanges Using the VIX Methodology CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and Standard & Poor's (S&P) announced the formation of VIX Network, a global network of exchanges with agreements regarding use of CBOE's VIX® methodology. The group's inaugural meeting is be...
08:26 2019-05-22

Suspect in Lyon explosion claims ties to Islamic State group PARIS (AP) — A man arrested for a bombing outside a bakery in Lyon, France, that injured 13 people has told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. A judicial official said Thursday that the suspect claimed to have acted in the name of IS. The group has not issued a ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Rescue group: Missing SC pony named ‘Pikachu’ found dead FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A group dedicated to finding missing horses says a South Carolina pony named Pikachu has been found dead. Stolen Horse International got involved after Hidden Pasture Farm owner Kate Nichols said last week that her miniature palomino filly had vanished overn...
16:39 2019-06-14

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
14:39 2019-05-21

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled for Saturday. City officials say the group has been ...
06:39 2019-06-05

Veterans group Rolling Thunder makes final ride through Washington For years, the group has become synonymous with the annual Memorial Day celebration in the nation's capital, where thousands of motorcycles meet in the Pentagon parking lot and continue their ride across the Memorial Bridge toward the National Mall....
23:39 2019-05-26

Paulson to sell almost half of Steinway factory to Robert De Niro group John Paulson has a plan for the historic Steinway piano factory in Queens — and it involves sharing some of the premises with Robert De Niro. The billionaire hedge-fund mogul — who scooped up Steinway & Sons in 2013 for $512 million — has agreed to sell nearly half of the piano maker’s 11-acre lot.....
00:52 2019-06-14

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

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group "if required" Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
01:39 2019-05-28

UK business group condemns Labour nationalization plans, Brexit delay Plans by Britain's opposition Labour Party to nationalize utilities including the country's electricity grid will damage investment as well as hurting many small shareholders, one of the country's main business groups warned on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

Group Of Trekkers Stuck In Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur, Rescue Efforts On A group of trekkers from West Bengal, were stuck near Rupin Pass on the way to Sangla valley in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, an official said on Thursday....
22:26 2019-06-06

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands Group for $110M Sports Illustrated over the decades has chronicled stellar match-ups, blow-outs, squeakers, sudden deaths and photo finishes. Now it’s getting ready to take on a whole new kind of game. Publisher Meredith Corp. has sold for $110 million the intellectual property around the venerable sports-news outl...
05:13 2019-05-28

Mumbai Dance Group's Performance Stuns 'America's Got Talent' Judges Just days after The Kings won 'World Of Dance', another dance group called V.Unbeatable from Mumbai got a standing ovation from the judges of the reality show 'America's Got Talent'....
07:00 2019-05-31

The Kardashians Are Very Confused By Kourtney, Scott & Sofia's Group Trip: "It's Going to Bite Her in the Ass!" Don't play the Three's Company theme song just yet. In this clip from Sunday's all-new episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick leave......
17:52 2019-06-06

Group vowing to build border wall puts up New Mexico segment SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A leader with the group that’s been raising funds to build a southern border wall on its own says they erected less than a mile of wall on private land in New Mexico over Memorial Day weekend. Dustin Stockton, co-founder of the nonprofit WeBuildtheWall Inc., told The ...
23:52 2019-05-27

Rolling Thunder veterans group makes final ride through Washington The Rolling Thunder motorcycles that descend on Washington, D.C. every Memorial Day weekend made their final ride on Sunday, ending a three decades-old tradition that was initially meant to serve to pay tribute to fallen and missing-in-action soldiers....
07:39 2019-05-27

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off funding to a group that purported to combat Iranian propaganda, after it was found to be trolling US journalists, human rights activists and academics it de...
03:26 2019-06-01

Bipartisan group of lawmakers seeks restraints on export of surveillance tools The request follows media reports indicating some companies may be providing powerful capabilities to foreign governments that in turn are using them to surveil journalists, political dissidents and U.S. citizens....
15:26 2019-05-21

Italy's Salvini says Rome should take stake in combined FCA-Renault group 'if required' Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the Rome government should take a stake in a combined Fiat Chrysler- Renault group if necessary, given the importance of the car sector for the domestic economy....
18:26 2019-05-27

Sudan protest group makes strike call with talks deadlocked Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the army had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir....
15:00 2019-05-21

Rights group tries to block new Saudi ship from leaving France with arms A French rights group sought on Tuesday to block the loading of what it said were munitions onto a Saudi Arabian ship docked in southern France, as pressure mounts on Paris to stop military sales to the kingdom....
19:00 2019-05-28

Japan auto group says 'profoundly disappointed' by Trump's import stance Although the comments were unusually strong, the source is no surprise: Toyota President Akio Toyoda is also chairman of JAMA, the influential trade group....
18:26 2019-05-21

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens....
22:13 2019-06-10

NRA responds to Gillibrand put-down by posting her 2008 letter praising gun-rights group One day after Kirsten Gillibrand slammed the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the "worst organization in this country," the NRA on Monday reposted an effusive letter it received from Gillibrand in 2008, in which the then-congresswoman praised "the work that the NRA does to protect gun owners righ...
01:13 2019-06-04

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggre...
09:52 2019-06-11

SoftBank Group to book 1.2 trillion yen profit on sale of Alibaba shares Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it expects to book around 1.2 trillion yen ($11.12 billion) in pre-tax profit on the sale of shares in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....
09:13 2019-06-04

A conservative dark money group reveals how much it spent to push Trump's tax cut law Conservative nonprofit dark money group American Action Network dramatically increased its media spending during the tax reform debate of 2017 and the buildup to the 2018 congressional midterm elections....
23:13 2019-05-23

SoftBank Group to book 1.2 trillion yen profit on Alibaba share sale Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it expects to book around 1.2 trillion yen ($11.12 billion) in pre-tax profit on the sale of shares in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....
09:39 2019-06-04

SoftBank Group to book 1.2 trln yen profit on sale of Alibaba shares Japan's SoftBank Group Corp said on Tuesday it expects to book around 1.2 trillion yen ($11.12 billion) in pre-tax profit on the sale of shares in China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd....
10:39 2019-06-04

Astronomy group calls for urgent action on SpaceX Starlink satellites One of the most important organisations in astronomy has waded into the row about SpaceX's global internet Starlink satellites ruining observations of the night sky...
20:13 2019-06-03

Google awarded anti-abortion group $150,000 in free advertising: report Google has come under the scrutiny of activists and reproductive rights groups after it was reported that the tech giant gave $150,000 worth of free advertising to anti-abortion group Obria....
14:33 2019-05-21

Rights group: India controls Kashmir, Jammu rebels with torture A rights group said Monday it wants the U.N. to look into how India responds to uprisings in the territory of Kashmir, saying forces there routinely use torture to subdue dissent....
17:13 2019-05-21

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Sinai to crush Islamist militants behind a wave of a...
01:13 2019-05-29

Saint John community group ‘encouraged’ by conditions of AIM’s new approval to operate The facility has been deeply unpopular in Saint John due to the dozens of explosions caused by the facility's metal shredder that culminated in a stop-work order last fall....
01:39 2019-06-04

Brazil's Hapvida to acquire smaller rival America Group -filing Brazilian healthcare provider Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA has reached an agreement to acquire smaller rival America Group for 426 million reais ($109.87 million), according to a securities filing on Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-10

US pressure group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutical industry for its prominent role in pressuring doctors to prescribe opioids, is to shut down in th...
15:26 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Italy's Salvini prefers transportation group as Alitalia partner Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday an infrastructure or transportation group would be his preferred partner for troubled carrier Alitalia....
19:52 2019-06-14

Bluetooth harvester signals hacking group’s growing interest in mobile Enlarge (credit: ybierling.com) A Korean-speaking hacking group in operation since at least 2016 is expanding its arsenal of hacking tools to include a Bluetooth-device harvester in a move that signals the group’s growing interest in mobile devices. ScarCruft is a Korean-speaking advanced persiste...
16:39 2019-05-21

Hyundai Motor Group Partners With MDGo For Vehicle Safety Systems The AI system is continually learning and refining its interpretation of different accident scenarios. This process of iterative enhancement is facilitated by hospitals inputting real data on......
11:00 2019-06-10

Wisconsin Economic Development Group Paid for Jobs Added in Other States The Wisconsin group that negotiated $3 billion in tax incentives for Foxconn Technology Group has problematic oversight practices, a state audit has found, highlighting fresh concerns about the costly incentives states use to attract economic growth....
15:00 2019-06-11