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Did USWNT players celebrate their goals with too much gusto? World Cup rout sparks debate.

Some figures in the soccer world, and elsewhere, opined that the team should have tried to "tone down" their displays at some point, but others, such as Abby Wambach, strongly disagreed....

Did USWNT players celebrate their goals with too much gusto? World Cup rout sparks debate.

Source: washingtonpost.com

USWNT’s most goals in a World Cup game makes men’s stat look really bad The score seemed straight from a game of football — not fútbol — and it proved historic. The US Women’s National Team opened the World Cup on Tuesday with a 13-0 demolition of Thailand, marking the most goals in a single game and the most lopsided win in tournament history. That the heav...
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USWNT wins most lopsided game in World Cup history The US Women’s National Team, it turns out, is pretty good at this soccer thing. Good enough to cover the spread … of an American football game. The Americans decimated Thailand 13-0 in their opening game at the Women’s World Cup. Alex Morgan had five goals, Rose Lavelle and Sam Me...
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21:52 2019-06-13

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Thirty years after Tiananmen, protesters' goals further away than ever Three decades after China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square, increased government suppression of rights activism has pushed the demonstrators' original goals further away than ever....
02:39 2019-06-02

Sunnyside senior sets goals and gives back TUCSON –Thursday when 18-year old Nathen Drow graduates from Sunnyside High School, he will be completing one goal and onto the next one. For three years Drow has been attending career and technical education classes that are JTED sponsored. His interest, law and public safety. He said as a freshman...
13:39 2019-05-22

Notre Dame to celebrate first Mass since fire The Mass comes as pledges from billionaires to fund restoration of the cathedral have failed to materialize. Instead, it's mainly been small donations filling the church's coffers....
10:13 2019-06-15

Reader writes: Celebrate the positives, not the negatives Dear John: While I totally understand your article about billionaire Robert Smith paying off the loans of Morehouse College’s graduating class, I do not understand why you feel it necessary to let the kindness and generosity of a man be degraded. In my opinion, this is what is wrong with journalism ...
09:52 2019-06-02

Celebrate the moon with the best films, books and festivals The 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing is coming. In honour of that, here is the cream of the cultural highlights celebrating all things lunar...
16:39 2019-05-26

Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres The UK's second-largest five-a-side football venue owner‎ is being circled by potential bidders after its lender drafted in advisers to explore a review of its options....
17:13 2019-06-15

Lea Schüller: The goals to lead Germany to glory Easygoing and dangerous in front of goal: the young striker is the new hope for Germany ahead of the Women's World Cup in France. Can her goals lead Germany to the title in France this summer?...
11:52 2019-06-07

Sorry they missed you, Tarantino – but Cannes was right to celebrate Parasite Bong Joon-ho’s is a superbly worthy winner of this year’s Palme d’Or – though it’s a real shame there was no recognition for Once Upon a Time … in HollywoodThe Cannes Palme d’Or has been given to a gorgeous film which instantly beguiled everyone who saw it, and it became the talking point at the fes...
06:01 2019-05-26

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the top-seeded Cardinal on Saturday. McCarthy Tatum adde...
08:00 2019-06-02

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of the Sparks in December, got his first WNBA win. The...
09:13 2019-06-01

Manager keeps adding more goals to my performance action plan: Ask HR My manager keeps adding to my performance action plan. I want to work part time and not retire. My company won't allow that. What should I do? Ask HR.        ...
16:52 2019-06-04

Bashas’, Salvation Army to celebrate National Donut Day Stack of donuts with pastel colored icing on a soft pink background / Getty Images TUCSON –The Salvation Army is partnering with Bashas’ to celebrate National Donut Day on Friday. Bashas’ will donate 10 percent of the proceeds of donut sales to The Salvation Army. All Bashas’ stores in A...
19:52 2019-06-06

WWC roundup: Morgan scores five goals, U.S. routs Thailand Alex Morgan tied the American record with five goals, four in the second half, as the U.S. women's national team started defense of its FIFA Women's World Cup crown with a record-setting 13-0 victory against Thailand at Reims, France, on Tuesday....
04:13 2019-06-12

Recognize, celebrate and ‘stand in solidarity’ with persons with albinism International Albinism Awareness Day is a time to “recognize, celebrate and stand in solidarity with persons with albinism around the world”, the United Nations urged on Thursday, taking place this year under the banner, “Still Standing Strong”....
20:00 2019-06-13

Wondolowski scores 149th, 150th goals; Earthquakes win TORONTO (AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored his 149th and 150th MLS goals in the San Jose Earthquakes’ 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Sunday night. The MLS career goals leader scored both from close range. Wondolowski got a yard’s separation from Drew Moor and deftly redirected in Cristian E...
04:39 2019-05-27

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women's soccer team went on a record scoring rampage against Thailand at the World Cup on Tuesday....
22:13 2019-06-12

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati on Sunday....
04:39 2019-06-10

From All in the Family to Pose and Special, Celebrate TV's LGBTQ History We've come a long way, babies. In the years since All in the Family introduced the first gay character in primetime TV, there's now Pose, an acclaimed FX drama featuring the most......
15:00 2019-06-03

Afghan Taliban leader pledges to keep fighting until goals met The head of the Afghan Taliban pledged on Saturday to continue fighting until the movement's objectives were reached and indicated it was still not ready to open talks with the Western-backed government in Kabul....
14:26 2019-06-01

Notre-Dame to celebrate first Mass since April fire PARIS (AP) — The Notre Dame cathedral is holding its first Mass since the April fire that ravaged the edifice’s roof and caused its masterpiece spire to collapse. Saturday’s mass at the Gothic building will be celebrated by Paris archbishop Michel Aupetit amid reduced attendance. For sec...
15:00 2019-06-15

| Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world....
09:26 2019-06-15

Drake Parties With the Toronto Raptors to Celebrate Their NBA Championship Win The Toronto Raptors celebrated their historic NBA Championship victory on Saturday with their biggest celebrity cheerleader, Drake. The Canadian rapper and the likes of MVP Kawhi Leonard,......
00:00 2019-06-16

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
01:52 2019-06-15

Israeli nationalists parade through Old City to celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the tail end of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
01:52 2019-06-03

Financial planning: How to meet your money goals in 2019 At the start of each year, I declare goals that can be quantified. And by New Year's Eve, I've either delivered or not. Here's how I succeed.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Goodwood Festival sculpture to celebrate Aston Martin Aston Martin Goodwood 1959 Central Feature to highlight British firm's World Sportscar Championship title win at the venue Aston Martin will be the subject of this year’s Central Feature at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, with a sculpture celebrating the 70th anniversary of its first race at the ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Ilsinho entered as a substitute in the 53rd minute. ...
10:26 2019-06-09

Sparks spoil Lynx ceremony for Whalen 89-85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey of Minnesota native and star Lindsay Whalen. Gray capped her string of eight-straight points in the f...
01:13 2019-06-09

Helmetless Krug sparks Bruins with huge hit After tangling with Blues forward David Perron in the third period, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug lost his helmet and skated the length of the ice to deliver a huge hit on St. Louis rookie Robert Thomas in Boston's Game 1 win Monday night....
14:26 2019-05-28

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chiney Ogwumike added 14 points — 12 after halftime — ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Martínez scores 2 goals in stoppage time, Atlanta wins ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martínez scored two goals in second-half stoppage time to help Atlanta United beat Minnesota United 3-0 on Wednesday night. Atlanta (7-5-2) ended a two-game losing streak with its sixth win in eight games. Minnesota (6-5-3) had its two-game winning streak snapped. Martínez has e...
04:00 2019-05-30

Man City vs Watford highlights: Goals and action from FA Cup Final at Wembley Raheem Sterling's double helped rampant Manchester City cement their place in the history books as Pep Guardiola's men swatted aside Watford to lift the FA Cup and complete an extraordinary domestic treble....
09:39 2019-05-30

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the rising tensi...
15:13 2019-06-14

Road to the final: late goals, unlikely escapes and thrilling comebacks The heroics of Liverpool and Tottenham in the semi-final second legs of the Champions League are already legendary but both clubs also came close to elimination in the group stagesTottenham Continue reading......
15:39 2019-06-01

Celebrate Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's Birthday by Admiring Their Best Looks Looking for some cool-girl style inspo? You got it, dude. Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen turn 33 today and they have a lot to celebrate. Over the years, these famous twins have......
15:00 2019-06-13

Oreos celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary with moon-themed cookies Oreo has debuted a new variety to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing -- and no, the sandwich cookies aren't filled with green cheese. ...
04:52 2019-06-15

Annuities are confusing. Understanding the jargon may help you reach investment goals Surrender periods and benefit riders can be confusing. But, shying away from shiny sign-on bonuses can make choosing the right financial plan easier.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Orlando City scores 3 1st-half goals, beats Impact 3-0 MONTREAL (AP) — Nani, Tesho Akindele and Will Johnson scored in the first half in Orlando City’s 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Orlando City (5-7-3) had won only once in its previous six games. Evan Bush was beaten three times on five shots for the Impact (7-7-3). Afte...
01:26 2019-06-02

Yo Ho, Yo Ho, It's Johnny Depp's Birthday! See All of His Iconic Roles Over Three Decades to Celebrate Argh, matey! Everyone's favorite pirate is celebrating his birthday and we are trying so hard not to sing "A Pirate's Life for Me" in celebration. Since today is the one......
17:00 2019-06-09

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
20:01 2019-05-23

Thanks, MIB: International, for giving us a chance to celebrate the Men In Black animated series In anticipation of this week’s premiere of Men In Black: International, YouTube’s Mr. Sunday Movies decided to revisit perhaps the least-remembered chapter of the decades-old franchise—Men In Black: The Animated Series. Despite this video being the latest installment of their continuing “Caravan Of ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Aubameyang and Lacazette locked in Arsenal groove for goals | Amy Lawrence The rapport between the Arsenal strikers could be key to unhinging Chelsea in the Europa League finalThe image of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre‑Emerick Aubameyang grooving together in celebration has become a theme of Arsenal’s season. It is a symbol of a kinship that clicks on and off the pitch, a...
13:00 2019-05-29

Airbus sticks to delivery goals as industrial problems ease Airbus is sticking to its 2019 delivery goals as it makes progress in resolving industrial problems at its Hamburg single-aisle jet plant, the planemaker's recently appointed operations chief said on Tuesday....
14:33 2019-05-21

St. Louis Blues celebrate Stanley Cup: A parade 52 years in the making The St. Louis Blues won the first Stanley Cup in the franchise's 52-year history and celebrated with fans at a parade and rally.       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian media, 1936 was the last time a far-right leader held ...
18:00 2019-05-29

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night. Zahui B set career shooting marks, going 7 of 8 from 3-point range and 13 of 16 overall from the field. She...
11:00 2019-06-16

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989, has social media demanding book retailers such as...
03:00 2019-06-04

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
00:39 2019-05-22

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The emails, published Thursday by the Daily Beast and...
03:00 2019-06-14

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, following warnings this might ...
10:13 2019-05-22

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
01:52 2019-05-31

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000......
11:52 2019-05-30

Jonquel Jones leads balanced offense as Sun top Sparks UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-77 on Thursday night. Jones gave Connecticut a 21-point lead with 3:22 left in the third quarter, but Los Angeles pulled within 81-...
07:00 2019-06-07

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
08:00 2019-05-22

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car which then crashed into a truck....
04:39 2019-05-25

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The Aces, tabbed as the preseason favorite to win this year’s title, were without last year’s WNBA le...
04:39 2019-05-27

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart. The pair of away goals gives the underdogs a slight advantage....
00:13 2019-05-24

Chip and Joanna Gaines Celebrate Completing Harvard Business School Course Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines are now Harvard graduates...sort of. The married couple, who rose to fame with HGTV's Fixer Upper, completed on Saturday a four-day Harvard Business......
04:52 2019-06-03

Lucy Bronze: ‘I scored a couple of goals and my life changed overnight’ England’s right-back felt she had a target on her back after the last World Cup but says the squad will not be daunted in FrancePhil Neville has scaled back on meetings, is letting the Lionesses breathe in Nice and, according to Lucy Bronze, his trust has earned the players’ respect in the buildup t...
23:26 2019-06-06

'It's hard to celebrate': Warriors react to win after Kevin Durant's injury - video The Warriors kept themselves alive in the NBA finals with a thrilling 106-105 win over Toronto Raptors in Game 5 but lost Kevin Durant to an achilles injury.• NBA finals: Warriors beat Raptors in Game 5 thriller to keep series alive Continue reading......
09:26 2019-06-11

Erratic weather boosts energy demand, denting climate goals: BP Extreme temperatures around the globe drove a sharp acceleration in energy demand and carbon emissions last year, oil giant BP said on Tuesday, issuing a stark warning that the world risks losing the battle against climate change....
16:26 2019-06-11

‘The clock is ticking’ on meeting the Sustainable Development Goals, says UN deputy chief Pointing to climate change, inequalities and other serious challenges, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed told a forum on Thursday Development that “the clock is ticking” down, to making the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development....
14:52 2019-05-21

Mariah Carey, Jennifer Garner and More Stars Celebrate Red Nose Day 2019 Prepare for a night of laughs, music and more in honor of the 2019 Red Nose Day! Celebrities are uniting for a good cause on NBC's Red Nose Day Special, which will mark the 5th......
00:39 2019-05-24

Liam Hemsworth Gushes Over Miley Cyrus As He Calls Himself "Husband Goals" "#Husbandgoals" is absolutely correct. Liam Hemsworth praised his wife Miley Cyrus on Friday night, the same day that she released her new six track EP, She Is Coming. Hemsworth......
04:52 2019-06-03

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: BJP Set To Celebrate Win With Ladoo Cakes, Kamal Barfis And The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is ready to celebrate the party's win in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections. Here's a look at the special laddoo cakes and kamal barfis that the party has commissioned to......
11:26 2019-05-23

Salah, Origi goals bring Liverpool Champions League redemption Liverpool ended an incredible season by winning Europe's biggest prize after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in Saturday's all-English Champions League final, earning sweet redemption after agonizingly missing out on the Premier League title....
01:26 2019-06-02

Uttarakhand Auto Driver Offers Free Rides To Celebrate PM Modi's Win Auto driver Jamuna Prasad is celebrating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's return to power for a second consecutive term by offering free rides to people in Haldwani till his swearing-in ceremony as the......
05:13 2019-05-27

Prince Harry, Andy Cohen and Other Stars Celebrate First Father's Day as Dads Prince Harry, a Bachelor star and Andy Cohen are some of the celebrity dads who are celebrating their first Father's Day as dads on Sunday. The Duke of Sussex's wife Meghan Markle......
20:13 2019-06-16

CVS, Under Pressure After Aetna Deal, Sets Long-Term Profit Goals CVS Health, under pressure to reassure skeptical investors after its merger with Aetna, said it would return to profit growth next year and detailed a vision for a health-care behemoth that drives down medical costs....
21:26 2019-06-04

Happy BFFs Day! Celebrate With Your Favorite Besties from KUWTK, Very Cavallari, LADYGANG & More! Need a hug? A test dummy for your new gadgets? How about a good cry? Real tears aren't mandatory and come on, what're best friends for! "Kylie, stop it with the fake crying.......
19:26 2019-06-08

Chip and Joanna Gaines celebrate Harvard business program graduation Joanna Gaines celebrated her and husband Chip's graduation from Harvard University’s 2019 Business of Entertainment, Media, and Sports program with an adorable Instagram post....
16:39 2019-06-03

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science....
18:13 2019-05-21

Eid 2019: Date, Moon Sighting Time, Foods To Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr Eid 2019: Find out the date and timings of the moon sighting in India and different parts of the world, as well as different foods to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr with....
04:00 2019-06-05

Opinion: Donald Trump won't discuss equal pay for USWNT. It's fine; the women have got this Asked about equal pay for the U.S. women's soccer team, Donald Trump said, "We'll talk about that later." But these women don't need his help.       ...
21:39 2019-06-12

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  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 o...
21:52 2019-06-06

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the largest wildland fire in state history. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection sa...
23:13 2019-06-06

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake by Dallas Police on Saturday less than a month aft...
08:52 2019-06-04

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
08:26 2019-06-08

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:26 2019-06-06

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened to halt exports altogether after the Trump administ...
20:52 2019-06-08

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
22:26 2019-06-14

CC Sabathia’s scare sparks Yankees’ downfall in ugly loss CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia’s second stab at a milestone victory was a lot like the first one and left him looking at a third try. Facing the team he broke into the majors with, the Yankees’ veteran lefty was the loser in an 8-4 defeat to the Indians on Saturday in front of 32,239 at......
01:52 2019-06-09

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before spreading to 410,000 acres and destroying nearly 160...
18:00 2019-06-07

Josh Donaldson plunking sparks Braves-Pirates chaos ATLANTA — Pittsburgh right-hander Joe Musgrove and Atlanta third baseman Josh Donaldson have been ejected for triggering a benches-clearing confrontation. Pirates manager Clint Hurdle also was ejected by home-plate umpire Brian Gorman for arguing the decision to toss Musgrove. With two outs in the f...
02:52 2019-06-11

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
21:00 2019-06-16

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
03:00 2019-06-08

The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is, the stock market just rallied 1,200 points in the...
10:26 2019-06-16

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school matinee game. Trailing 69-64 with 4:42 left, the Sparks scored 10 straight points — the last eight by Gr...
20:13 2019-06-04

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work. Black Lives Matter in Utah founder Lex Scott said Thursday they will hold a protest Friday night to demand the off...
03:00 2019-06-14

Lenny Kravitz Will Celebrate His 55th Birthday in 2019 and He Gifted Us With a New Picture of His Abs. So, Let's Discuss This weekend will mark the unofficial start of summer, also known as Memorial Day weekend. But also happening this weekend is the born day of a man I’d like to deem “walking sex.”...
20:39 2019-05-22

Celebrate the Jonas Brothers' New Album Happiness Begins With This Epic Throwback Video Joe Jonas is taking fans back to the Jonas Brothers' early days. To celebrate the release of the band's new album, Happiness Begins, the 29-year-old singer took to Instagram on......
16:13 2019-06-07

UN blue helmets in South Sudan use Sustainable Development Goals to help build peace    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has concluded the week by harnessing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to support the nation, including by offering free medical services, encompassing SDG 3’s target on health coverage....
14:52 2019-05-21

New Coke, an Infamous Blunder, Is Making a Return to Celebrate ‘Stranger Things’ Season 3 (NEW YORK) — Coca-Cola drinkers will get a chance to relive one of the company’s darker chapters as New Coke makes a comeback under a partnership with the Netflix drama “Stranger Things,” the companies announced Tuesday. Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1...
22:26 2019-05-21

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

Spurs’ Dele Alli insists he improved last season despite fewer goals and assists • Tottenham midfielder endured injury-hit campaign• ‘Defensively, in possession, I’ve improved on that,’ says AlliDele Alli insists he became a better player last season despite his overall numbers – appearances, goals and assists – suggesting otherwise.The midfielder endured a stop-start campaign f...
01:13 2019-06-11

Messi hits 50 goals for Barca, Real Madrid finish season to forget  Argentine superstar Leo Messi finishes as La Liga's top scorer for joint record sixth time, after bagging 49th and 50th goals of the season on the closing day....
15:52 2019-05-21

Trump's trade policy is a hot mess of conflicting goals – with few winners | Jeffrey Frankel Tariffs war with China has hurt almost every segment of the US economy Earlier this month, the US President, Donald Trump, suddenly revealed that a trade agreement between the US and China was not imminent after all. On the contrary, on 10 May the Trump administration raised its previous 10% tariff ...
14:52 2019-05-23

Jersey Shore's Snooki Claps Back At Criticism Over Postpartum Fitness Goals Snooki's GTL routine is none of your business. OK? Though the Jersey Shore star welcomed her third baby Angelo James LaValle just last week, she's already looking forward to the......
21:39 2019-06-03

Array BioPharma's colorectal cancer combo treatment meets main goals Array BioPharma Inc's cocktail of three therapies helped patients with a type of colorectal cancer live longer than those on standard treatment, according to interim results of a late-stage study on Tuesday....
14:33 2019-05-21

Toyota Brought the Most Iconic Modified Supras to Celebrate the 2020 Supra in Japan Toyota is fully aware of how big of a deal the new Supra is, with fans have waited over two decades for the new A90. But the car is built in Austra and debuted in Geneva. So to celebrate the physical arrival of the new Supra in Japan, Toyota held a three-day long ‘festival’ at their Mega Web showroo...
19:01 2019-06-10

India wants to make 40% cabs electric by 2026 to meet climate change goals The Indian government is planning to order rideshare companies like Ola and Uber to convert 40 percent of their fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) by 2026, according to a report from Reuters. According to sources and documents obtained from meetings, the authorities will order the companies to adopt t...
10:26 2019-06-07

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia investigation has fueled concerns about the politiciza...
07:13 2019-06-16

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to riders and MTA officials. Twitter user @Amelia_Vogler tweeted that someone threw the “lit, explosive firecracker” into a rear car of the northbo...
17:26 2019-05-31

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
01:13 2019-05-25

Daisy Ridley's Diamond Ring Sparks Tom Bateman Engagement Rumors The galaxy might be a little brighter because of the rock on Daisy Ridley's finger. Fans are speculating that the Star Wars actress is engaged to her Murder on the Orient Express......
05:00 2019-06-08

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

Prince William and former striker John Carew celebrate Aston Villa win at Wembley Stadium The Duke of Cambridge was seen wildly celebrating alongside John Carew as Aston Villa secured promotion back to the Premier League in the Championship Play-Off Final....
20:00 2019-05-27

Luxury Comes Home: At My City, 4 Ways, Law Roach Helped Celebrate the Undefeatable Style of Chicago With the sometimes troubling narratives spun about Chicago, it can be easy to forget that America’s third largest city is also deeply rich with culture, beauty, style and great taste. But in all its complexity, Chicagoans intimately know how beautiful our city is, which is why even the expats alway...
19:52 2019-06-05

Celebrate Scott Disick's Birthday With a Toast to His & Kourtney Kardashian's Cutest Family Photos Scott Disick is a family man! Kourtney Kardashian's ex takes fatherhood to the next level pretty often; anyone who's perused his Instagram feed, to pretty much any extent, over......
13:52 2019-05-26

Arnaud Démare wins stage 10 of Giro after Ackermann crash sparks chaos Frenchman holds off Viviani and Selig in reduced sprint Points leader Ackermann hits tarmac close to finishArnaud Démare claimed his first win of 2019 with victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia in Modena.The Frenchman held off the Italian national champion Elia Viviani and Rüdiger Selig in a redu...
22:26 2019-05-21

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LTBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is currently embroiled in a legal battle for an alleged p...
17:26 2019-06-13

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy concerns about the powerful but controversial tech...
07:26 2019-05-31

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is currently embroiled in a legal battle for an alleged p...
20:52 2019-06-13

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
22:26 2019-05-21

Irina Shayk sparks Bradley Cooper breakup rumors, steps out without ring Irina Shayk is sparking rumors she and Bradley Cooper have broken up after stepping out without a ring thought to be from longtime boyfriend Bradley Cooper.        ...
19:52 2019-06-07

Champions League Final highlights: Watch Tottenham vs Liverpool and Salah, Origi goals in Madrid Mohamed Salah's penalty was enough for Liverpool to claim their first Champions League title in 14 years after a 2-0 win over Tottenham at the Wanda Metropolitano....
01:52 2019-06-02

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
19:01 2019-05-21

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
04:26 2019-05-24

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actress could be......
03:00 2019-05-29

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday, the hard-hitting question: “Can’t this Council t...
19:26 2019-05-28

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during......
05:52 2019-06-01

Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
00:39 2019-06-15

“Inseparable” Newlyweds Idris & Sabrina Elba Celebrate “Vogue Darlings” With Emma Mackey And Ella Balinska Guests including Emma Mackey, Jorja Smith, Maya Jama and Ella Balinska congratulated the pair while dining in Cartier’s La Residence apartment and viewing the brand’s new Clash collection...
23:39 2019-06-06

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily Beast on Thursday show. The former headmaster sued Sparks and the school's Board of Trustees in 2014...
00:26 2019-06-14

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
01:26 2019-06-16

The 77 Percent: Join the debate 77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, their dreams and their challenges. Come and join the debate!...
01:26 2019-05-29

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to their benefit, and taking active measures to boost...
18:13 2019-05-21

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
14:39 2019-05-21

UK's Johnson says will take part in TV debate on Tuesday: BBC Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, has agreed to take part in a televised debate with other contenders on Tuesday, the BBC said....
15:52 2019-06-14

DNC tightens qualifications for third presidential debate The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday it will tighten qualifications for candidates to participate in the third presidential debate this summer....
16:52 2019-05-29

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
03:00 2019-06-14

Fed Begins Debate on Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker economic outlook, making such a move possible....
03:52 2019-06-07

Boris Johnson will take part in BBC TV debate Boris Johnson has confirmed that he will take part in the BBC TV debate on Tuesdayt after the second round of leadership votes among Conservative MPs....
01:39 2019-06-15

GOP opponent says AOC ‘literally ran’ away when challenged to debate US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez turned tail on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue to avoid a potential Republican challenger as they both marched in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday, her political opponent said....
08:52 2019-06-10

De Blasio says he qualifies for first 2020 debate Mayor Bill de Blasio says he made the cut for the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate later this month. The long-shot 2020 contender said Wednesday that he received a text from DNC Chair Tom Perez confirming his participation. “We’re waiting for the 100% final calculation to...
01:13 2019-06-13

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
18:52 2019-05-21

Conservative leadership debate – be in the audience Sky News is planning to host a live leadership debate between the final two contenders to replace Theresa May as Conservative leader, and you could be in the audience....
17:26 2019-06-11

'No-Deal' Brexit Returns to Forefront of Debate Most lawmakers oppose it. Business executives are terrified of it. But the favorites jostling to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May are talking up Britain’s abrupt exit from the EU after years of inconclusive wrangling....
13:52 2019-05-28

Aretha Franklin’s Sons Debate Whether New Will Is Valid When the singer died last year, her family thought she had no will. But documents have surfaced that detail a specific plan on how to distribute her estate....
23:39 2019-05-24

DNC to require at least one female moderator at each primary debate The Democratic National Committee is implementing a new requirement that each of their 12 upcoming presidential debates feature at least one female moderator, Fox News has confirmed....
22:26 2019-05-31

EU patiently follows Britain's Brexit debate: EU Commission The European Commission is following the debate in Britain about the country's planned exit from the European Union "closely and patiently", the EU executive's chief spokesman said on Wednesday....
13:13 2019-05-22

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
14:33 2019-05-21

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, Esther McVey....
07:26 2019-06-16

Newsbook: 3 Novels Explore the Abortion Debate How would life in the United States change for women if terminating a pregnancy was outlawed? A recent novel imagines the outcome, and two others delve into the issue....
17:52 2019-05-21

Elizabeth Warren Just Won the Debate Scheduling. Now, for the Debates Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren caught something of a break at Friday’s random dividing of the Democratic debate schedule, emerging as the strongest candidate on the first of two debates and dodging what’s shaping up to be a Joe Biden pile-on during the second. Frontrunner Biden is s...
22:13 2019-06-14

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will partake in the back-to-back debates on June 26 and ...
01:26 2019-06-14

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on NY1, Hizzoner said he feels “very good” about his c...
03:13 2019-06-11

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the debates will be broadcast from Miami on June 26 and ...
20:52 2019-06-12

Cannabis oil prompts debate about NY marijuana legalization City lawmakers are gearing up to fight the Health Department’s ban on the cannabis oil CBD, saying the compound should be treated the same as pot in the debate over legalization. “We see it as kind of ironic that we are going after CBD while doing a legalization push for marijuana,” said Winthrop Ro...
07:39 2019-06-02

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

Argentina revisits tense abortion law debate Argentina's parliament is once again debating the liberalization of abortion laws as citizens on both sides of the argument protest en masse. The issue has divided the country for years, could there finally be a change?...
01:26 2019-05-29

Van Dijk has chance to settle Ballon d'Or debate "Virgil van Dijk can take a massive step towards confirming his status as the world\u0027s finest defender by snuffing out Cristiano Ronaldo in the Nations League final – a contest that could easily be the Euro 2020 final, writes Marcus Foley."...
00:13 2019-06-09

Supreme Court reenters the abortion debate As the public debate over abortion heats up, the Supreme Court has definitively signaled its willingness to weigh in on state efforts to protect human life. As Justice Clarence Thomas emphasized in his concurring opinion in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, “Given the potential for ...
13:26 2019-06-08

Saudis and Russia Debate Response to Oil-Price Swoon Saudi Arabia and Russia—the world’s top crude exporters—disagree about how to respond to a free fall in oil prices, and their energy ministers are set to meet in Russia in the coming days to build a consensus ahead of a key OPEC summit....
20:00 2019-06-06

Democratic WH hopefuls Bennet, Ryan jab at DNC over debate rules Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Tim Ryan, two of the Democratic presidential candidates gunning to make the first round of presidential debates, say it’s too soon for the Democratic National Committee to exclude some of the candidates from making the debate stage....
00:52 2019-05-29

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
18:52 2019-05-29

As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’ Abortion is anything but a simple issue. But the nuance in how most Americans think about it has all but disappeared from the political conversation, some voters say....
16:13 2019-06-15

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 coveted spots at the June 26-27 debates in Miami, hos...
17:00 2019-06-07

Malaysia's Mahathir rekindles gold standard debate The Malaysian leader has proposed a gold-pegged common trading currency for East Asia. Experts say returning to the gold standard is easier said than done, especially when the motive is more political than economic....
20:13 2019-06-03

New Democratic Debate Rules Will Distort Priorities, Some Campaigns Say A threshold of 130,000 donors will force campaigns to spend more on digital ads they hope will go viral, an expensive redirection of resources, some campaigns said....
03:13 2019-05-31

Americas private banking debate: Internationalization is the future Wealthy clients increasingly need international products and services. The opportunities are clear for those who can stomach the regulatory hurdles of cross-border business and who can leverage their retail or investment banking connections. Technology investments are crucial, but the competitive la...
14:13 2019-05-24

Istanbul mayoral candidates to face off in rare debate ISTANBUL (AP) — The two leading contenders for Istanbul mayor are set to face off in a debate a week before a repeated city election. The debate between Binali Yildirim, the candidate from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, and secular opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu of...
20:39 2019-06-16

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
02:39 2019-05-22

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
21:01 2019-05-21

Cboe Global Markets to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) Throughout April CHICAGO – April 2, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today kicked off a month-long celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Cboe Volatility Index® (VIX® Index), which Cboe began publishing in April 1993....
16:00 2019-05-21

| Pirates want two or three players in each position Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic wants his squad to have two or three quality players in every position to ensure the side are highly competitive....
08:39 2019-05-31

12 international players available in NBA draft Twelve international players, led by prospective top-10 pick Sekou Doumbouya of Guinea, remained in the NBA draft at the final deadline to withdraw on Tuesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Not just players under pressure to get it right at U.S. Open John Bodenhamer will be under almost as much pressure as the players to get things right at this week's U.S. Open on his debut as the man responsible for setting up the Pebble Beach course....
12:52 2019-06-10

Two more UA baseball players taken in MLB draft on day 3 TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats left-handed pitchers Andrew Nardi and Randy Labaut were both selected on the final day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday. Nardi was taken by the Miami Marlins in the 16th round (471st overall), while Labaut was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in th...
09:52 2019-06-06

Liverpool trophy parade: Champions League heroes celebrate with over 750,000 fans in Liverpool city centre Liverpool's Champions League heroes were greeted by an estimated 750,000 supporters as they paraded their European crown through the streets of Merseyside....
23:39 2019-06-02

Liverpool trophy parade: Champions League heroes celebrate with 500,000 fans in Liverpool city centre Liverpool's Champions League heroes were greeted by an estimated 500,000 supporters as they paraded their European crown through the streets of Merseyside....
20:52 2019-06-02

Raptors celebrate first championship with rallying cry: 'Get you a poncho!' Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, Danny Green and the rest of the Raptors soaked up every moment of their NBA Finals win in Game 6.       ...
12:52 2019-06-14

YouGov survey ranking classic British food sparks outrage online as pork pies among least popular and sausage rolls not included A survey ranking Britain's favourite classic dishes has sparked outrage online after scotch eggs and pork pies were listed among the nation's least favourite foods....
04:00 2019-06-13

'We stand with you': Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry celebrate Pride Month with Instagram post Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry shared a message on their Instagram Saturday celebrating the start of June, which is LGBT Pride Month.        ...
21:13 2019-06-01

Priorities, Priorities: After Avoiding Meeting Trump, Meghan Markle to Pause Maternity Leave to Celebrate the Queen The American in the British royal family leveraged her deserved maternity leave to avoid meeting Donald Trump during his current state visit to the United Kingdom (the rest of the royal family was unfortunately not so lucky), but there are some people the Duchess of Sussex will happily come out and ...
02:26 2019-06-04

6 months later, gene-edited babies stir new interest, debate Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, new information suggests that others may by trying to pursue the same kind of work outside the United States. A U.S. bioethicist who has been in touch with the Chinese scientist sa...
06:00 2019-05-29

Viral debate: Should middle-seat airplane passengers hog both armrests? The internet is up in arms over this airplane etiquette question: “Does the person sitting in the middle seat on the airplane get both armrests?” Twitter users are offered two response choices: “Definitely” and “No way.” “The Rich Eisen Show” tweeted o...
18:52 2019-06-07

Corporations are getting dragged into a debate they’ve long sought to avoid: Abortion A confluence of forces could make it more challenging for companies to remain quiet on the sidelines on what is perhaps America's most polarizing social issue....
17:52 2019-05-31

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

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
02:26 2019-05-30

The Point: Here's how a weird DNC rule is setting the 2020 debate stage Earlier this week, with virtually no advance notice, the Democratic National Committee, released its criteria for how the 23(!) candidates running for the party's presidential nomination can qualify for a spot on the stage for the third party-sanctioned debate in September....
20:00 2019-05-31

Anchors From Fox and Chinese State TV to Hold Live Debate on Trade Experts say the debate between Trish Regan and Liu Xin will help a Communist Party-controlled television network raise its profile in America, where it has struggled to gain a foothold....
16:39 2019-05-29

Dutch Teenager’s Death Sets Off Debate, and Media Corrections The Dutch case of Noa Pothoven, 17, who had written about being a rape victim and her experience with mental illness, ricocheted around the globe. But initial stories got it wrong....
20:13 2019-06-06

Latest Gucci show wades into debate on US abortion bans Alessandro Michele says his focus was on women’s right to respect and freedom of choiceIf fashion is becoming an increasingly politicised space, Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, didn’t waste an opportunity to make his position clear at the brand’s latest fashion show in Rome. Referenci...
14:00 2019-05-29

Kirsten Gillibrand meets donor requirement for 2020 debate WASHINGTON – Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has passed the 65,000 donor threshold, practically ensuring that she’ll be on the Democratic presidential primary debate stage in Miami later this month On Monday, Gillibrand’s spokeswoman Meredith Kelly tweeted out a thank you note that the New York senato...
00:39 2019-06-11

100s of protesters surround Hong Kong HQ before bill debate Hundreds of protesters have surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong as the legislature prepare to open discussion on highly controversial extradition law...
03:52 2019-06-12

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a draw....
00:26 2019-06-15

Long-shot 2020 Dem Williamson slams DNC for debate criteria Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson has a message for the Democratic National Committee. The best-selling spiritual author and philanthropist turned Democratic presidential candidate says the DNC’s “job should be to help us get in front of the voters.”...
22:39 2019-05-22

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
01:13 2019-05-23

Debate over debates: 2020 Dems fume over DNC criteria as cut-off looms With the deadline just a day away for the 2020 White House hopefuls to qualify for the first two rounds of primary debates organized by the Democratic National Committee, some of the candidates still gunning to make the stage are getting increasingly frustrated with the DNC’s criteria....
18:39 2019-06-11

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
10:26 2019-05-22

Juan Williams and Jesse Watters debate Trump 'backpedalling' Fox News' Jesse Watters and Juan Williams picked up where they left off Friday once again debating the president's comments that he would be willing to listen to a foreign government if they had information on a political rival....
07:00 2019-06-15

Congress Says Will Oppose, Debate "Some Provisions" In Triple Talaq Bill With the government all set to bring a fresh bill in Parliament to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the Congress on Thursday said there are still some issues which it will debate and oppose....
20:13 2019-06-13

Hong Kong Lawmakers Cancel Extradition-Law Debate for the Week The city’s legislature scrapped plans to debate a contentious extradition law through Friday, as opponents called for another mass demonstration to keep up pressure against a measure that would expose residents to Chinese law....
19:00 2019-06-13

Police, protesters face off ahead of Hong Kong law debate Government officials in Hong Kong are bracing for a showdown as protesters and police face off into the early morning hours ahead of Wednesday’s debate over changes allowing extradition to the Chinese mainland....
23:00 2019-06-11

India's new government signals Hindu and India-first goals India's newly sworn-in Prime Minister Narendra Modi named a Cabinet on Friday, handing the powerful home affairs portfolio to the president of his Hindu nationalist party credited with delivering him a thunderous reelection and appointing a former diplomat to signal the government's focus on foreign...
13:52 2019-05-31

Kosovo picks players with same name for U21 qualifiers PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The coach of Kosovo’s under-21 team has picked two players with the same name for a pair of European qualifiers. Rafet Prekazi selected defender Lirim Kastrati and forward Lirim Kastrati for matches at Andorra on June 6 and against Turkey on June 11. Both players are 20...
16:52 2019-06-03

Destiny 2's Next Year Will Depend On How Players Like This One It’s safe to say Destiny 3 won’t be coming next year, but what about a new expansion? Or new seasons? On this bonus E3 episode of Kotaku Splitscreen, we ask the people behind Destiny about that and a whole lot more. (Apologies for the background noise—I had to use backup audio!)...
16:26 2019-06-12

US Open isn’t about betting on players you want to root for Though the fickle game of golf doesn’t always bounce true, this weekend’s U.S. Open at Pebble Beach could be the biggest betting event in the sport’s history. Golf is well-positioned to become a major betting sport. Sportsbook operators have been telling VSiN since our inception that it’s the fastes...
17:39 2019-06-14

French Open: Players to Watch For the men, keep your eyes on Stefanos Tsitsipas, Guido Pella and Felix Auger-Aliassime. For the women, it’s Kiki Bertens, Belinda Bencic and Anett Kontaveit....
06:13 2019-05-24

Concussions in the NHL: Former and current players speak out Daniel Carcillo can't change the punch to the head that gave him his 7th concussion, but he wants to document every step of his journey, so maybe he can save others....
19:39 2019-05-23

Mordhau Players Glitch Out Of Map To Troll Each Other One upside of multiplayer games from smaller developers is that they can take risks bigger games might not. Mordhau fits that bill, eschewing traditional shooter mechanics in favor of finely-honed sword swinging and lute plucking. The downside is that smaller games can end up jankier than their bigg...
07:13 2019-05-23

Two more UA baseball players selected on second day of MLB draft TUCSON –  Arizona Wildcats outfielder Matt Fraizer and left-handed pitcher Avery Weems were both selected on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday.  Here’s more on how the MLB draft affects the Wildcat baseball team (from our Tuesday sportscast): Fraizer was ...
18:52 2019-06-05

PS5 and PS4 players will be able to play games together online Although it could be months or even years before we actually see the next-generation home gaming console Sony has been teasing in recent weeks, the picture of the PlayStation 5 is beginning to take shape. In the same week that Sony showed just how fast the load times on its next console would be com...
22:13 2019-05-23

My idols are not tennis players, says Tomic Bernard Tomic admitted his idols "were not in tennis" after bowing out of the French Open with a 6-1 6-4 6-1 thrashing at the hands of American Taylor Fritz on Tuesday....
21:13 2019-05-28

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own government, police forces and even wars. Now that mo...
00:13 2019-05-22

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
01:39 2019-05-23

Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debate THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections. The debate Wednesday night between center-right ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
10:52 2019-06-04

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
12:01 2019-06-12

Biden, Sanders and Harris to face off as Democratic debate lineups set – live Trio drawn together for split NBC debate on 26-27 June, while Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke to meet in other groupSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.22pm BST The lawyer for Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser to Trump, called to further delay Flyn...
20:39 2019-06-14

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

Tech Giants Google, Facebook and Amazon Intensify Antitrust Debate The backlash against Silicon Valley comes amid a broader movement to rethink antitrust in general and marks the scrambling of the old left-right divide over government intervention in the market....
07:26 2019-06-08

Banarasi Paan Adds Flavour To Roadside Debate In PM Modi's Constituency On counting day morning, paan shops in Varanasi were not just selling the 'Banarasi paan', immortalised in the "Khaike paan Banaraswala" song from Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Don". There was also some......
13:26 2019-05-23

In Debate Over Fed Holdings, Officials Seek Maximum Recession-Fighting Firepower Federal Reserve officials began a formal debate at its latest policy meeting around the task of determining the composition of Treasury securities the central bank would hold after it ends the runoff of its asset portfolio....
21:52 2019-05-22

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
22:13 2019-05-22

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
10:13 2019-06-12

Russia sanctions debate deepens Germany's east-west divide State premiers in eastern Germany want to end crippling sanctions against Russia. With the far-right Alternative for Germany gaining ground in the east, that position has more to do with politics than anything else....
20:26 2019-06-11

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
21:39 2019-05-23

Misinformation swirling around Dutch teenager's death ignites debate over euthanasia At just 17-years-old, Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven had already written an award-winning memoir detailing her struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anorexia in the wake of sexual assault and rape....
10:13 2019-06-08

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now, according to multiple sources.Reps. David Cicilline of Rhode Island, Jamie Raskin of...
16:00 2019-05-21

With confidence vote, Peru revives debate over anti-graft reforms Peru's government won a confidence vote in the country's Congress on Wednesday, reviving debate over President Martin Vizcarra's flagging effort to pass anti-corruption measures....
22:13 2019-06-05

Hong Kong again shelves debate on divisive bill amid more protests For the second day in a row Thursday, Hong Kong's legislature tabled a debate on a controversial extradition bill after protesters took to the streets again....
15:52 2019-06-13

'No means no!': Ilhan Omar has bizarre response to 2020 Dem's request to debate AOC Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., rebuked a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate on Wednesday after he defended his offer to debate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y....
01:26 2019-06-06

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit was a hit. The country now needs investment to unlock myriad opportunities in agriculture, power, in...
14:39 2019-05-21

‘Kids Need a Good Start’: Readers Debate Admissions at Elite N.Y.C. Schools The drop in black and Hispanic student admissions to New York’s specialized high schools led to an impassioned discussion among readers with personal experiences at them....
22:26 2019-06-05

Brazil's Supreme Court resumes debate on divestment of state-run firms Brazil's Supreme Court, the STF, has begun Thursday's session of a hearing in which it is expected to decide whether the sale of state-run firms and subsidiaries requires congressional approval....
20:52 2019-06-06

Cat sparks $7,500 rescue mission after getting stuck on bridge six days; mission fails, pet gets bored and wanders home A pet cat who sparked a pricey rescue mission after getting trapped on a bridge in England for eventually got bored nearly a week later and walked home on her own....
07:00 2019-05-31

Beyond Meat's home in the meat aisle sparks food fight In a bid to directly compete with ground beef and pork sausage, Beyond Meat Inc bills itself the world's first plant-based burger sold in the meat case of U.S. grocery stores....
12:52 2019-06-06

The Power Players Dominating Chapter 11 Bankruptcy The fate of trillions of dollars in corporate assets—as well as millions of employees, pensioners, shareholders, investors and suppliers—is concentrated in the hands of an elite group of bankruptcy professionals and judges from just two states....
15:13 2019-05-24

Notable NFL players changing teams in 2019 These are some of the biggest and most significant names changing teams throughout the NFL landscape for the 2019 season.        ...
19:52 2019-05-29

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game The 1999 U.S. women's team may defy comparison in the eyes of many soccer fans but, 20 years after their famous World Cup triumph, the challenges they faced are all too familiar with pay and conditions still at the top of the agenda....
04:52 2019-05-25

MLB trade deadline: Top 10 players who could be moved by July 31 There are 69 shopping days left before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Madison Bumgarner heads the list of candidates to be traded.        ...
16:01 2019-05-22

| Pitso wants SA players at Juve, Liverpool and Ajax Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says he wants to develop local players in order that they can represent some of the biggest clubs in world football....
09:13 2019-05-28

Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
19:52 2019-05-22

NBA players react to Kevin Durant injury Kevin Durant appeared to aggravate a right calf injury during his return in Game 5 against the Raptors, and players immediately showed their support....
05:00 2019-06-11

New ‘Pokemon Sleep’ rewards players for snoozing “Gotta catch them Zs.” At a press conference in Tokyo this week, The Pokémon Company announced their latest installment to the Pokémon GO franchise, Pokémon Sleep. “What if you could continue training your Pokémon…even in your sleep?,” the Pokémon company asks on Twitte...
15:39 2019-05-29

Xbox Players Can Now Have The Same Gamertag, If They Don't Mind Numbers At The End Frustrated that someone else got the Xbox Gamertag you wanted before you did? Thanks to changes implemented by Microsoft this week, players can now choose a Gamertag that’s already in use, as long as they don’t mind having a hashtag and random numbers next to their display name....
19:13 2019-06-11

How two men turned average baseball players into superstars In 2006, Kyle Boddy was a 27-year-old college dropout who had just left a server job at the Olive Garden for one in tech. He coached Little League baseball in his spare time, using a cautious approach based on drawing walks and increasing on-base percentage that earned him the derision of rival coac...
23:26 2019-06-08

‘Anthem’ players already underwhelmed by its first Cataclysm event BioWare's loot shooter Anthem has suffered through some significant issues, but many gamers have been holding out hope that the promised "Cataclysm" events may make them forget the rocky start. Details of the first planned Cataclysm were revealed on......
05:52 2019-06-01

Warframe Players Love Their New Space Roombas Warframe is an online game all about cool cyborg-ninjas, acrobatics, and weird aliens. However, something new was added in a recent update: Space Roombas. These small little cleaning-bots have quickly become beloved by the community, with players spending in-game currency on them and figuring out wa...
03:39 2019-05-26

Don't Split The Party Is A Game About Petty D&D Players Sometimes the hardest part of Dungeons and Dragons is making sure your friends don’t start yelling at each other. Indie game Don’t Split The Party charmingly captures that challenge by putting you in the role of Dungeon Master—and peacekeeper....
23:26 2019-05-29

AP/CP survey: Players say NHL making progress on concussions Associated Press/Canadian Press survey: NHL Players' Association representatives say league is making progress on concussions        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

3 Ex-UCLA football players sue school over injuries LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three former University of California, Los Angeles football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. The Los Angeles Times says former offensive linemen...
08:52 2019-05-31

In an effort to find more players, Evolve is now free After struggling for over a year to make Evolve work as a traditional, paid title, the developers at Turtle Rock are making a radical shift to a free-to-play model with Evolve: Stage 2. The game is entering beta today on the PC and possibly coming to consoles in the future. "Making Evolve free on PC...
14:52 2019-05-21

NBA Finals: Raptors, Warriors players ranked LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent.        ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Barbasol Championship Announces Local Players NICHOLASVILLE, KY – The Barbasol Championship today announced players competing in this year’s tournament with local ties. Kentucky natives Chip McDaniel, Cooper Musselman, Stephen Stallings, Jr., and Hunter Stewart join headliners Troy Merritt (2018 Barbasol Champion), Max Homa (2019 Wells Fargo Ch...
03:00 2019-06-14

Why clay courts mold top tennis players The courts at Roland Garros aren’t just a pretty canvas; many players and coaches believe the surface demands a more fit, well-rounded and strategic player....
21:52 2019-06-04

U.S. Open: Six players added to tournament field Scott Piercy was one of six golfers added to the field for this week's U.S. Open, rounding out the list of 156 names competing for the title at Pebble Beach....
19:52 2019-06-10

Jo Brand sparks anger by sharing her 'fantasy' of battery acid being thrown over politicians instead of milkshakes Comedian Jo Brand has sparked anger after she joked about her 'fantasy' that politicians should have battery acid thrown at them instead of milkshakes....
18:13 2019-06-12

'Deeply offensive' blackface video of California high school student sparks backlash Videos circulating on social media show a California high school student in blackface using a racial slur.        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

Fresh Protests Force Hong Kong to Postpone Extradition Bill Debate Thousands of demonstrators poured into the streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades and human chains, and prompting the government to abruptly postpone a planned debate over a divisive extradition law. The mass turnout led the p...
05:52 2019-06-12

Jesse Watters: Democratic debate lineups put Elizabeth Warren in unique spot Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., appears to be the only top-tier Democratic candidate featured on the first of the two-night debates, according to Jesse Watters....
07:00 2019-06-15

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread public unhappiness over the measure, which would en...
12:26 2019-06-15

CNN's Chris Cuomo calls Benghazi scandal a 'sham' during debate on Mueller probe CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a heated debate with two pro-Trump pundits about House Democrats' ongoing investigations into President Trump -- and injected the Benghazi controversy into the conversation, calling it a "sham."...
05:13 2019-05-23

Germany's anti-Semitism debate raises its head at pro-Palestinian march in Berlin Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel demonstrators peacefully marched in Berlin amid a struggle to define the line between criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. The government urged people to show support for Jews and Israel....
23:52 2019-06-01

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up against the former congressman Beto O’Rourke in the firs...
08:52 2019-06-15

Rachel Maddow, Chuck Todd and Lester Holt Among Moderators of First Democratic Debate The moderators may be set, but the candidates are not: The Democratic Party has not yet said which 20 presidential contenders will appear on June 26 and 27....
15:00 2019-06-11

Hong Kong Protests Live Updates: Legislature Postpones Extradition Debate Again In the wake of clashes between protesters and riot police, officials said lawmakers would not meet on Thursday to discuss the bill that would allow extradition to mainland China....
06:26 2019-06-13

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizing effects of new weapons — in particular a submari...
16:00 2019-06-04

Hong Kong delays debate on extradition bill amid intensifying protests Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous territory....
10:13 2019-06-12

David Coon tries and fails at declaring emergency debate on Glyphosate as N.B. Legislature rises Glyphosate has been classified as a probable carcinogenic by the World Health Organization and the spraying of the herbicide has been banned in neighboring Quebec....
23:52 2019-06-14

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil liberties in the semiautonomous territory. The ov...
09:26 2019-06-12

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
17:26 2019-05-29

UEFA wants concussion rule change to protect players UEFA wants the rules of soccer changed to protect players from concussions, after its own policy for dealing with head injuries came in for criticism in the Champions League        ...
19:52 2019-05-29

USGA: We listened to players, but US Open still will be ‘toughest test’ PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The players have spoken, some rather emphatically, about the inconsistent, if not incompetent, job the USGA has done in recent years regarding course set-up for the U.S. Open. A year ago at Shinnecock, the USGA lost control of a couple of greens that dried out because of wind ...
10:13 2019-06-13

US soccer app brings fans closer to the action, players The U.S. soccer organization has launched its first-ever mobile app to rally up fans from across the nation and bring greater visibility to this winning team....
21:13 2019-05-28

Fallout 76 Players May Finally Get Their Damn Collector's Bags After a seven-month wait underscored by security issues and cheap nylon, Fallout 76 players may be able to get the collector’s edition bags they were promised....
00:39 2019-06-08

The out-of-contract players who should interest Premier League clubs Adrien Rabiot, Mario Balotelli, Yacine Brahimi, Enock Kwateng and Max Kruse are all available on free transfers this summerBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredGiven the money in the game these days, allowing a valuable player’s contract to run down to expiry never sits well with any fans. But one club’s...
04:13 2019-05-23

La Liga players 'arrested on suspicion of match fixing' "Spanish football has been rocked by reports that players in the first and second divisions have been arrested on suspicion of being members of a criminal organisation dedicated to match fixing."...
12:39 2019-05-28

Explainer: The main players in Israel's next election, the second this year Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to cobble together a coalition government despite weeks of trying and Israel will vote on Sept. 17 in the second election within months....
02:39 2019-05-30

India Antitrust Watchdog Sniffs Around E-Commerce Players India’s antitrust watchdog is assessing the domestic e-commerce sector, a step that could have consequences for Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart, which dominate the country’s online sales....
16:39 2019-05-21

3 teen soccer players fatally struck by out-of-control SUV Three teenage soccer players on their way to a tournament in Miami were struck and killed by an out-of-control vehicle, according to police. The young athletes were waiting at a bus stop around 5:30 a.m. Saturday in North Miami when the driver of an SUV mowed them down, news station WPLG reported. &...
16:39 2019-05-27

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Cubs players collide LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Bryant travels with Cubs after collision, MLB-best Twins take on Yelich, Brewers in power-packed series, Athletics seek 10th straight win, Biggio hits road after 1st hit and HR        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

UA players Cannon, Quintana Selected in Second Round of MLB Draft TUCSON – Arizona Wildcats infielders Cameron Cannon and Nick Quintana were both selected in the second round of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Monday night. Cannon was selected with the 43rd overall pick by the Boston Red Sox, while Quintana was picked by the Detroit Tigers with the 4...
14:26 2019-06-04

McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida "Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy emerged as the last man standing in a wild final round to win the Players Championship by one shot from American Jim Furyk in Ponte Vedra, Florida on Sunday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The players drafted before Stephen Curry in the 2009 NBA Draft Seth Wenig/AP The 2009 NBA Draft was a deep class with multiple future MVPs and several players who will likely go on to the Hall of Fame. But the class of the draft turned out to be Stephen Curry despite being passed over six times, including one team that drafted two point guards not named Curry....
23:13 2019-06-11

Players, refs tone it down; on tech-free streak After player-referee tensions were a big storyline early in the postseason, the NBA has gone 11 consecutive playoff games without a player technical foul....
23:39 2019-05-24

Bury players urge owner to leave, saying they have gone 12 weeks without pay • ‘Stop negatively impacting everyone’s livelihoods,’ say players• Dale says he is ‘unable to leave my bed’ due to serious illnessThe financial crisis at Bury has been laid bare by a statement on behalf of the players, who won promotion to League One this season, that the club has not paid any of th...
01:26 2019-05-24

Champions League final quiz: who are the missing players? Who is missing from these starting lineups in previous finals?• Quiz: when English clubs play in European finalsWho is missing from Manchester United's starting line-up in 2008?Ryan Giggs Owen Hargreaves NaniAndersonWho is missing from the Liverpool team that faced Milan in the 2005 final?Vladimír S...
12:13 2019-05-31

Two EKU Baseball Players Earn Academic All-America Honors EKU Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Two Eastern Kentucky University baseball players received the highest academic/athletic honor in college athletics last week.  Nick Howie and Ryland Kerr were chosen to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Baseball Team as selected by the College Sports Informati...
03:26 2019-06-11

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which usually require teamwork. In a paper published by Science, a group of DeepMind researchers have detai......
16:39 2019-05-31

The French Open Spruces Up, and Shows Players the Money In an attempt to better compete with other Grand Slam tournaments, the French Open is renovating and reaching out to young fans, and has increased the prizes....
06:13 2019-05-24

'The Division 2' takes players back to New York in its upcoming DLC Tom Clancy's The Division 2 is not even two months old but Ubisoft laid out its year one plans for the action shooter RPG at E3 today. We already knew three additional episodes were coming via DLC, but a first look trailer revealed some of the locati......
02:39 2019-06-11

O Canada: Hockey hotbed now produces tennis players, too Canadians Denis Shapovalov, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Bianca Andreescu have all simultaneously broken into the world's elite ranks of tennis players        ...
09:26 2019-05-24

Trump impeachment debate 'torturing' Democrats, Matt Gaetz tells Sean Hannity Democrats are "tortured" by the issue of whether to impeach President Trump, one Republican congressman said Thursday in reaction to news that Trump has given Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify documents regarding the origins of the Russia investigation....
06:39 2019-05-24

China extradition bill debate postponed as protesters swarm Hong Kong streets Hong Kong lawmakers have postponed a debate over a controversial bill that would allow fugitives to be extradited to China after protesters blocked roads and restricted access to government buildings....
08:52 2019-06-12

Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Law on Fetal Remains, but Dodges Bigger Abortion Debate (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court is upholding an Indiana law that requires abortion providers to dispose of aborted fetuses in the same way as human remains. But the justices are staying out of the debate over a broader, blocked provision that would prevent a woman in Indiana from having an ab...
20:39 2019-05-28

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie to Moderate First Democratic Presidential Debate (NEW YORK) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 and June 27. For each night, Holt will anchor the f...
19:52 2019-06-11

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
20:39 2019-05-21

Inslee ramps up pressure campaign for DNC to hold climate change debate, says earth’s ‘on fire’ Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is stepping up his push to force the Democratic National Committee to hold a primary debate solely on the issue of climate change....
16:39 2019-06-13

'Watch Dogs Legion' leak claims players can take over any character The next Watch Dogs title is Legion, Kotaku has confirmed after an Amazon UK listing from Ubisoft revealed the upcoming game. It's reportedly set in London, and it'll come with a gameplay element that could give it a lot of replay value if done right......
09:13 2019-06-04

Football players sue Ohio State over team doctor sex abuse COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-seven former Ohio State athletes, including over two dozen football players, have filed a new lawsuit alleging the university disregarded concerns about a team doctor who sexually abused young men for years. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday comes after an investigatio...
01:26 2019-05-30

La Liga players expected to be arrested for alleged match-fixing Eleven people are expected to be arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected gambling-motivated match-fixing, Spanish police said. Several of the arrested will be current and former La Liga players....
20:26 2019-05-28

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is this the future of women’s soccer development?...
08:52 2019-06-06

Spanish police arrest soccer players for match-fixing MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league says several soccer players have been arrested for suspected match-fixing in Spain. The league says the arrests were carried out by the National Police on Tuesday, and says it instigated the investigation by denouncing the suspected match-fixing. The police say the o...
11:39 2019-05-28

| US defend 'excessive' celebrations that left Thai players in tears US star Alex Morgan defended her team's joyous celebrations after they began their defence of the women's World Cup with a 13-0 demolition of Thailand....
08:26 2019-06-13

War Stories: How Subnautica made players love being hunted by sea creatures Directed by Sean Dacanay, edited by Jeremy Smolik. Transcript available shortly. In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook school shooting, game designer Charlie Cleveland had a goal: he wanted to make a game that wasn't built around guns and combat. The underwater exploration game he and the folks at Un...
21:13 2019-06-05

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

'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

Newcastle fan gets banning order for racially abusing Liverpool players • Fan lands five-year banning order and indefinite club ban• Supporter caught in an undercover stewarding operationA 57-year-old Newcastle United fan has received a five-year football banning order after being convicted of racially abusing Liverpool players during a Premier League match at St James’...
20:52 2019-05-24

India v Pakistan: Mickey Arthur tells his players they can be heroes • Pakistan coach Arthur plays up his side’s unpredictability• Virat Kohli focuses on India’s strengthsThe Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur, has promised his young side they will go down in history if they can “produce the perfect game” and beat India for the first time at a World Cup. Organisers are fo...
18:26 2019-06-15

| Players probed in Spanish football match-fixing swoop An operation against several footballers including former Spain international Raul Bravo accused of fixing matches in the first and second divisions is underway in Spain...
15:26 2019-05-28

Pro women hockey players form union in step toward league More than 200 of the world's top women's hockey players have formed a union, saying they must "stand together" if there is to be a sustainable professional league....
14:39 2019-05-21

PS5's 'incredibly powerful' backwards compatibility will let you play online with PS4 players Rejoice PlayStation 4 owners! If you're not in a position to upgrade your PS4 to Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5, but still want to play online with your squad, then you're in luck. Sony has revealed that the PS5's "incredibly powerful" backwards compatibility feature will all...
15:26 2019-05-23

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

Battlefield V Players Frustrated After Update Removes Some Multiplayer Modes Battlefield V launched with a selection of multiplayer game modes, including classics like conquest. But after a recent update earlier this week, some modes are being removed from the game and part of the BFV community isn’t happy about these modes leaving the game....
19:00 2019-06-01

Nations League: four exciting young players to watch in Portugal Expect to see João Félix, Declan Rice, Kevin Mbabu and Donny van de Beek tearing it up this weekBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredCristiano Ronaldo was only 19 when Portugal hosted Euro 2004 and reached the final. Ronaldo scored his first international goal in that tournament, heading in a last-minute...
16:39 2019-06-05

Ex-NFL linebacker says union cut pensions for retired players with brain injuries A former NFL linebacker claims he and other retired football players with brain injuries are having their pensions undercut by their own union. Andre Royal, 46, who played six years with the Carolina Panthers and Indianapolis Colts, says head injuries left him with debilitating seizures and a host o...
01:52 2019-06-09

Escrow tops NHL players’ list of concerns ahead of CBA talks Olympic participation, health care and hockey-related revenue are all considered important topics for NHL players going into a key period of labor talks. But an overwhelming majority of NHL Players’ Association representatives surveyed by The Associated Press and Canadian Press name escrow as ...
20:39 2019-06-16

On College Basketball: Players Hold Power Over the N.C.A.A., if They Feel the Hunger College athletes, who have had to settle for hollow victories in court, have the leverage to overhaul a system of sham amateurism and reap their share of the riches they bring....
18:13 2019-05-21

Steve Clarke tells disillusioned Scotland players to 'un-retire themselves' • New Scotland manager says he won’t do the chasing • ‘I only want players that are 100% committed’Steve Clarke says he will welcome back players who have previously called time on their Scotland careers but they will “have to un-retire themselves” because he won’t be chasing them.Speaking at his un...
18:13 2019-05-21

Florida mom makes daughter hold ‘I lied’ sign near busy intersection, triggers parenting debate The actions of a Florida mother have sparked a parenting debate after the woman and her teenage daughter stood near a busy intersection as the girl held a large sign that read: “I lied. I humiliated myself & my mother."...
20:26 2019-06-05

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay. The post Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay appeared first on LEX18.com....
08:26 2019-06-13

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on international peace and security, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council during a high-level debate on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

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23:00 2019-05-31