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Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers

Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers

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Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provides health care to first responders who were sickened responding to the Sept. 11 attacks....
23:26 2019-06-11

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
22:13 2019-06-11

This ‘When They See Us’ scene won star Jharrel Jerome a standing ovation The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us” features five young actors playing the “Central Park Five,” convicted for raping Trisha Meili, aka the Central Park Jogger, in 1989. The convictions were vacated in 2002 when Mattias Reyes confessed to the crime and, of the five young men, Korey Wise —...
09:39 2019-06-12

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conservatives....
00:13 2019-05-30

9/11 Memorial Glade honors rescue, recovery workers affected by toxin exposure The 9/11 Memorial on the Lower East Side of Manhattan unveiled a shrine on Thursday to honor the tens of thousands of first responders who are suffering from chronic illnesses or have died from exposure to toxins at Ground Zero....
03:00 2019-05-31

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
05:39 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing great frustration over the need to convince people to help the victims....
20:13 2019-06-16

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks....
22:13 2019-06-11

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

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

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on the “Never Forget the Heroes Act” on Wednesday that would extend funding beyond 2020, when...
17:52 2019-06-11

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing packed with firefighters, police officers and other supporters to advocate fo...
08:13 2019-06-12

‘Shameful’: Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony to Congress over inaction for 9/11 responders – video The former Daily Show host delivered an emotional and scathing statement to Congress over its handling of benefits for 9/11 first responders and victims. Stewart testified before the House judiciary committee on Tuesday alongside first responders and victims, but only a handful of politicians appear...
08:26 2019-06-12

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....
12:00 2019-06-12

Mexico’s Congress Votes to Expand Domestic Workers’ Labor Rights Mexico’s Congress voted to grant the country’s cleaners, cooks, babysitters, gardeners, caretakers and other domestic workers basic labor rights like limited work hours and paid vacations....
14:33 2019-05-21

Congress moves to make it easier for older workers to prove age discrimination The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer's decision to discipline, fire or not hire them and not the sole reason....
23:39 2019-06-11

India's Congress urges workers to ignore ominous exit polls, be vigilant India's main opposition Congress party has told its workers not to lose heart and to remain vigilant at vote-count centers after exit polls predicted a clear election victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
15:00 2019-05-21

Rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport Earlier today, rescue crews had to perform a technical rescue near the Tucson International Airport. Tucson police and Tucson fire responded to the crash which happened just before 8:30 this morning. It appears an SUV went under a fed-ex truck. Crews had to extract the driver of the SUV from the wre...
09:52 2019-06-11

Rescue crews rescue 70-year-old hiker at Madera Canyon TUCSON – A 70-year-old was rescued after she was injured during a hike in Madera Canyon Tuesday. According to Green Valley Fire District, the woman was found one-eighth mile up the Super Trail in Madera Canyon. She was treated for her injuries and transported to the hospital. GVFD, PCSO, and ...
00:39 2019-05-22

D-Day veteran, 99, gets ovation from the Queen and Trump as he leads tributes A 99-year-old D-Day veteran got a standing ovation from Donald Trump and the Queen Wednesday as he led the nation's tributes to brave troops who stormed the Normandy beaches 75 years ago....
19:00 2019-06-05

Comedian Jim Gaffigan gives up Hot Pockets for drama roles For three decades, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan has worked hard for the funny. But a string of dramatic movie roles are taking his career down a different path. He plays a despairing widower in two movies this year: “Light From Light,” currently on the indie festival circuit, and “Above the Shadow...
09:26 2019-05-31

Comedian Tracy Morgan to host The ESPYs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Tracy Morgan will host The ESPYs honoring the year’s top sports performances and achievements. The star of “The Last O.G.” will preside over the annual show airing live July 10 on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Previous hosts include Dani...
20:39 2019-06-03

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
17:13 2019-05-21

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power for real....
17:39 2019-05-21

Madhya Pradesh Poll Results Expose New Crisis: Congress Vs Congress Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who has been fire-fighting over a crisis in the party and government, held a series of meetings today - one with the cabinet colleagues to keep his flock......
02:52 2019-05-27

Before She Was a Funny Mom, Amy Schumer Was a Hilarious Comedian & Actress and Her Top Roles Prove It We feel pretty great about the fact that today is Amy Schumer's birthday. The blonde beauty has a lot to celebrate this year, since this is her first birthday as a mom to son Gene......
22:52 2019-06-01

Comedian Pete Holmes on The One Phrase That Will Help You Find Inner Peace in Any Situation On this week's episode of Airplane Mode, Pete Holmes (star of HBO's Crashing and host of the You Made It Weird podcast) talks about his new book Comedy Sex God, how expectations are ruining your reality, why everything doesn't happen for a reason, and what a long line can teach you about spiritualit...
18:26 2019-06-04

Comedian Dean Obeidallah awarded $4.1M in defamation suit against Daily Stormer A federal judge has ordered the publishers of a white supremacist website, the Daily Stormer, to pay $4.1 million in damages to Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah for publishing false statements accusing him of terrorism....
06:26 2019-06-14

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment In his inaugural address to members of parliament, President Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and lift their own right to immunity from prosecution....
15:26 2019-05-21

'They want us dead, they want us silenced, but we are still standing' Mexican journalist Anabel Hernández was awarded the 2019 DW Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum in Bonn. In her acceptance speech, she dedicated the award to all of the journalists murdered in Mexico....
00:01 2019-05-28

Judge Rules Neo-Nazi Publisher Andrew Anglin Must Hand Over $4.1 Million to Comedian Comedian and radio host Dean Obeidallah first sued Daily Stormer publisher Andrew Anglin for libel nearly two years ago in a case that has dragged on largely due to Anglin’s intentional absence from the trial and the country. Finally, in Ohio’s Southern District Court today, a judge ruled the neo-Na...
23:26 2019-06-12

Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird. Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage....
10:52 2019-05-25

After joking tweet, comedian gets love life advice from Democratic candidate Warren A comedian who asked for help with her love life on Twitter said she was left "crying and shaking" from an inspirational phone call with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday, after the two had connected on the social media platform....
02:52 2019-05-22

Comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly and co-founder of the Comedy Store, dies at 92 Sammy Shore’s family says the actor and comedian died at his Las Vegas home surrounded by family. He was the father of Pauly Shore.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

How Kyle Lowry became the last Raptor standing When he arrived in Toronto seven years ago, he wasn't even promised a starting job. Now Lowry is the Raptors' long-standing veteran leader in their first NBA Finals....
15:13 2019-06-02

Comedian Chris Kattan talks opioid addiction, his 'Saturday Night Live' audition Veteran comedian Chris Kattan wasn't sure his life story could fill the pages of a book when he started writing his latest memoir, "Baby Don't Hurt Me."...
18:01 2019-05-28

Lauren Alaina reveals new boyfriend is comedian John Crist months after ended engagement Lauren Alaina and comedian John Crist met earlier this year after she commented on one of his Instagram videos.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Kawhi Leonard: the man standing between the Warriors and yet another NBA title Golden State are predicted to won a fourth NBA title in five seasons. But the Toronto Raptors have a player capable of making a difference everywhere on courtThe Toronto Raptors didn’t quite come from nowhere to make the NBA finals but they hardly entered the playoffs as the favorites to come out of...
13:00 2019-05-29

Lian Li’s DK-05 is a standing desk with a cool twist Even before Computex officially started yesterday in Taipei, Lian Li’s combination chassis and standing workstations were already turning heads as attendees got to take a look at their interiors before the glass tops were installed. The insides of the DK-05 were clearly visible, looking like miniatu...
16:39 2019-05-29

Causes of lower back pain when standing or walking Lower back pain, when standing or walking, can often be a symptom of muscle fatigue or poor posture. However, persistent or recurring pain may be a sign of an underlying condition, such as spinal stenosis, degenerative disk disease, or hyperlordosis. Learn more about the causes and treatment here....
15:00 2019-06-11

Virginia Gunman "Was In Good Standing" With His Employer, Says Official Virginia Beach Shooting: Officials trying to learn what prompted a city engineer to kill 12 people in Virginia Beach before he was shot dead by police said on Sunday investigators were examining......
05:52 2019-06-03

One key supplier is standing by Huawei, but it may not mean much in the grand scheme of things The Mate 20 Pro uses an Arm-based, Huawei-designed, TSMC-manufactured Kirin 980 SoCIt's no big secret that Huawei has found itself in a world of trouble as an indirect consequence of a brutal trade war between China and the US, with the second-largest smartphone vendor right now labeled a national s...
13:52 2019-05-23

Farewell, Jessica Jones: the last woman standing in the Marvel-Netflix era With Marvel’s owner, Disney, preparing its own streaming service, Netflix is throwing in the towel. But Krysten Ritter’s street-level superhero always knew how to have the last wordMarvel’s sprawling legion of big-screen heroes managed to bounce back from an extremely debilitating encounter with Tha...
20:39 2019-06-14

Boy who was slashed in the throat by mom dies while standing in lunch line at school A 6-year-old boy whose throat was slashed by his mother in April collapsed while standing in line for lunch at his Bronx school Friday and died, police and sources said. It was the child’s second day at PS/MS 5 Port Morris, according to a school staffer. Cops were called to the school on Jacks...
23:26 2019-06-14

Virginia Beach Shooter Resigned from His Engineering Job Before Rampage Despite Good Standing DeWaynme Craddock, the 40-year-old engineer who officials say murdered 12 people at the government building where he worked in Virginia Beach submitted a formal letter of regulation from his post as an engineer for the city, according to the Washington Post....
23:52 2019-06-02

Standing Where Barr Cleared Trump on Obstruction, Mueller Makes a Different Case The special counsel hopes an appearance will be his first and last public statement about the Russia and obstruction investigation. But he left many things unsaid....
00:00 2019-05-30

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

Amid London protests, Trump appears in denial over his standing abroad Critics said the president’s efforts to discredit news reports of mass demonstrations reflected his refusal to come to grips with his low popularity around the globe....
03:13 2019-06-05

John Cusack defends not standing 'fast enough' for Wrigley Field military salute Actor John Cusack faced pushback on social media after he was caught not standing for a military salute at a Cubs game at Wrigley Field Wednesday night....
13:13 2019-05-23

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s Fox News town hall will help....
14:26 2019-06-01

Virginia Beach gunman gave resignation before shooting, was in ‘good standing,’ authorities say The Virginia Beach shooter who killed 12 people and wounded several others in a municipal complex on Friday had submitted his resignation earlier that morning, officials said Sunday....
19:39 2019-06-02

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our Pacific step-up in action” but this policy will fail if his government doesn’t take meaningful action...
03:39 2019-06-08

Dave Bautista is cool with Disney now, but he doesn't regret standing by James Gunn When Disney fired James Gunn from Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 last year, several of the filmmaker’s friends and peers were quick to come to his defense—but perhaps no voice was louder than that of Dave Bautista, the former wrestler who plays Drax in the MCU. Along with the rest of the Guardians c...
20:39 2019-06-11

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
16:00 2019-06-01

An Incredible Eclipse: NASA Has Announced That A Huge Quiet Guy Will Be Standing In Front Of A Small Loud Guy In Their Parking Lot For The First Time In 65 Years All you NASA junkies out there are going to want to mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on this incredibly exciting phenomenon: NASA has announced that a huge quiet guy will be standing in front of a small loud guy in their parking lot for the first time in 65 years....
01:00 2019-06-01

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
10:13 2019-06-14

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Michael Gove attends next month’s An Evening With Michael Gove, at Westminster’s Emmanuel Centre, the ba...
00:13 2019-05-28

These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears They are the people whose plight brought comedian and activist Jon Stewart to tears during an impassioned appearance before Congress this week over funds for other ailing first responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
17:13 2019-06-16

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
23:52 2019-06-12

Virginia Beach gunman baffles authorities; suspect was in 'good standing' in his job The longtime Virginia Beach public works employee accused of the nation's latest mass shooting put in his two-weeks notice hours before the rampage.        ...
23:00 2019-06-02

Virginia Beach gunman gave 2 weeks notice Friday but was in 'good standing' in his job The longtime Virginia Beach public works employee behind the nation's latest mass shooting put in his two-weeks notice Friday, hours ore his rampage.        ...
20:39 2019-06-02

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he will not serve under Boris Johnson Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Sunday he would not serve under Boris Johnson if the former London mayor won the leadership contest, and criticized him for refusing to debate his Brexit policy....
13:00 2019-06-16

The Londoner: Rory Stewart is proving to be a master of PR Rory tells all about his headline-hitting campaign for Tory leader/ David Cameron's ex-PPS remembers the good old days/ Phobe Waller-Bridge reveals an early inspiration...
12:39 2019-05-30

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
02:39 2019-05-23

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Catcher Chris Stewart released by Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Catcher Chris Stewart has been released from his minor league contract by the San Diego Padres after exercising his right to be let go if not added to the major league roster by June 1. The 37-year-old hit .277 with two doubles, one homer and eight RBIs in 19 games with Triple-A El ...
23:26 2019-06-09

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendon over the winter and is out for the year. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of ...
10:26 2019-05-24

Stewart expects business as usual from grieving Hamilton Jackie Stewart expects it to be business as usual on track for Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix despite the Mercedes driver's grief at the death of Formula One great Niki Lauda....
01:26 2019-05-24

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the 2020 NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
06:39 2019-05-23

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
22:00 2019-06-04

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean-Luc Picard since the film Star Trek: Nemesis back in 2002. The image is a photo of a video clip sho...
14:52 2019-05-21

Firefighters rescue dog from Midtown apartment fire Firefighters saved a dog from a Midtown blaze Wednesday morning, officials said. The pup, named Scotch, was rescued from a sixth-floor fire that broke out just after 10:15 a.m. at a Tudor City Place apartment building in Murray Hill, fire officials said. The tearful owner thanked and hugged the fire...
19:39 2019-05-22

Italy to fine NGOs who rescue migrants at sea Italian government has decided to impose stiff fines on rescuers who bring migrants into port without authorization. It also gave the interior ministry, led by Matteo Salvini, power to demand the payment....
05:39 2019-06-12

Crews Working To Rescue Husky At The Gorge (LEX 18)– The Powell County Search And Rescue team is responding to the Red River Gorge for a Husky off a cliff on Napier Road. They are not sure if the Husky climbed down the cliff and could not get back up, or it fell. We have a crew there and we will update with more information. The post C...
23:52 2019-05-27

AZ animal rescue is trying to rebuild after devastating fire TUCSON – An Arizona animal rescue is trying to rebuild after a devastating fire. Julie Anaya says the Lend-A-Bone Rescue building caught fire on May 12. Damaging much of the front portion of the building. “I started crying honestly, it just like overwhelmed me,” said Anaya. While A...
18:52 2019-06-05

Monsoon founder spars with landlords over rescue The owner of Monsoon Accessorize is facing demands from landlords to alter the terms of a multimillion pound support package to be unveiled by the fashion retailer next week....
01:39 2019-06-15

Mediterranean will be 'sea of blood' without rescue boats, UN warns Refugee agency says risk of people dying attempting crossing is at its highestThe risk of migrants and refugees becoming shipwrecked in the Mediterranean and dying at sea is the highest it has ever been due to a lack of NGO rescue ships and the conflict in Libya hastening departures at an alarming r...
15:13 2019-06-09

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not have set foot in Italy. However, the condition of the refugees had swayed the authorities' opinion....
14:39 2019-05-21

Patrick Stewart is back and sad in the first teaser for Star Trek: Picard It was just a few days ago that we learned that CBS All Access’ Jean-Luc Picard-based spin-off show would be called—unsurprisingly—Star Trek: Picard, and now the streaming service has dropped the very first teaser for the series. The show takes place 18 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis a...
21:26 2019-05-23

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball in the United States....
11:00 2019-05-25

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that has been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside car owner Joe Gibbs and former teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy Baker and mechanic Waddell Wilson were also voted ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a precedent for highly drafted players to go to Japan in lieu of signing, which Boras has advocated for in...
20:00 2019-05-22

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanistan prepared him for No 10...
13:00 2019-05-28

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Jon Stewart's latest viral moment recalls 'Crossfire' legacy Having kept a relatively low profile since leaving "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart made headlines again this week, delivering an impassioned plea for 9/11 first responders during an emotional congressional hearing....
05:39 2019-06-14

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first responders at a Judiciary subcommittee hearing earlier this week, The Post has learned. Sen. John Hoeven (R-...
01:26 2019-06-14

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-06-13

The First Look at Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: Picard Will Give You Goosebumps Look who's back in the Star Trek saddle. E! News has a sneak peek at Patrick Stewart's new series, Star Trek: Picard, below. The new poster art gives a hint at what Captain......
22:13 2019-05-23

Read Jon Stewart’s full testimony supporting the 9/11 victims fund Jon Stewart, the former host of “The Daily Show,” and Luis Alvarez, a retired NYPD detective who responded to Ground Zero after the 9/11 terror attacks, were among those who testified Tuesday at a House Judiciary subcommittee. They ​appeared on behalf of reauthorizing the September 11th ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Stewart criticises Johnson as he says rivals offer 'fairy stories' Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has questioned frontrunner Boris Johnson's ability to be prime minister, declaring: "Is this the person that you want writing the instructions to the nuclear submarines?"...
22:39 2019-06-11

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead play in Japan....
00:00 2019-05-22

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
20:26 2019-06-11

Chopper rescue turns scary as stretcher spins A routine helicopter rescue turned frightening when the basket carrying an injured woman began spinning wildly in the air. The 74-year-old woman was lowered to the ground and taken to a Phoenix trauma center for evaluation. (June 4)        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the br...
20:39 2019-06-16

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter....
14:01 2019-06-05

Helicopter Rescue Briefly Becomes Carnival Ride From Hell First responders airlifted an injured 74-year-old woman off Piestewa Peak near Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday morning. She was reportedly recovering by the afternoon, but bad luck and a little wind made what was supposed to be a gentle lift look like Air Force pilot training in the most un-fun possible...
08:39 2019-06-05

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
18:39 2019-06-03

Police rescue man, puppy trapped in garbage truck PROVO, Utah — A puppy and its 43-year-old owner are recovering after getting trapped in a garbage truck. Provo Police Sgt. Nisha King said Tuesday officers rescued the man and his puppy after they got caught by the truck’s compactor mechanism. The unidentified man and puppy were sleeping in a ...
10:26 2019-06-05

Wolfe Co. Search And Rescue Gives Tips For Hiking In The Gorge WOLFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– With a long weekend ahead, the Red River Gorge will see plenty of visitors on the trails and at the campsites. The spike in visitors can also mean a rise in rescues. On Wednesday night, the Wolfe County Search and Rescue team was called out multiple times to help lo...
03:13 2019-05-25

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three separate incidents. On Sunday afternoon, agents got ...
02:52 2019-06-11

Rescue a Fallen AirPod With a Juul Charger and Floss Apple, the world’s biggest seller of expensive, droppable objects, reached their peak with AirPods: $169 a pair, cordless, and intended for pulling in and out of your ears five times a day. You will eventually drop one into a tight space, behind furniture or even into a sidewalk grate. And that is w...
08:13 2019-06-01

Officials rescue 136 dogs from pro-Trump organizer’s home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled multi-million-dollar home within a California gated community — owned by a lawyer and a local organizer for President Trump, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty conditio...
14:26 2019-05-31

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
02:52 2019-06-15

The Latest: SKorea mobilizes efforts to help Hungary rescue BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Latest on a boat that capsized in the Danube River in Budapest with 33 South Korean tourists (all times local): 3 a.m. Thursday South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered officials to mobilize all available efforts to support rescue work in cooperation with the Hunga...
04:00 2019-05-30

Our Cause for Paws jewelry helps rescue dogs in peril Apart from running one of America’s top gem meccas, London Jewelers, Candy Udell has a pet project: helping pups stay alive, healthy and happy. “I rescue dogs from all over — Texas, Puerto Rico, China’s meat markets. So far, I’ve saved more than 3,000,’’ says Udell, referring to her impressive rescu...
22:26 2019-05-21

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
22:13 2019-06-12

Backing Stewart, junior defense minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
11:52 2019-06-16

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

UK PM candidate Stewart says will not vote for Labour move to stop no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Tuesday he would not vote for a move by opposition Labour lawmakers that would try to prevent a no-deal Brexit by taking control of the parliamentary agenda....
22:26 2019-06-11

Rory Stewart’s nerdiness means he is just the sort of oddball the British love The Tory leadership hopeful gives impassioned speeches in the house about hedgehogs, and sees himself as the second coming of TE Lawrence. What’s not to like?Is there anyone in the running for the Tory leadership I can enjoy, purely from a style point of view?Sheila, by email Continue reading......
04:26 2019-05-30

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
04:13 2019-05-29

Watch: Patrick Stewart returns in first 'Star Trek: Picard' teaser CBS All Access has released a teaser for its upcoming series, "Star Trek: Picard," featuring Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard....
16:39 2019-05-25

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend Tuesday’s hearing on ...
18:39 2019-06-12

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
11:00 2019-06-16

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the FDR at around 10 a.m. when they spotted a woman w...
00:39 2019-05-23

Officials rescue 136 dogs from multimillion-dollar California home More than 100 dogs were rescued this week from a fetid, poop-filled, multimillion-dollar home within a California gated community, according to new reports. Orange County cops were tipped off about a possible animal cruelty condition inside the East Woodbine Avenue home around 2:20 p.m. Thursday and...
18:26 2019-05-31

World Cup Live: Rain Comes To Proteas' Rescue After Cottrell Strikes 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, SA vs WI, Live Score: South Africa lost two early wickets batting first in Southampton against West Indies before rain stopped the play....
13:52 2019-06-10

Rescue launched for 3 Bolivian miners trapped in Chile mine SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say specialized teams have begun an effort to rescue three Bolivians trapped in a mine in northern Chile. The San José mine collapsed late Thursday, trapping the men at a depth of nearly 230 feet (70 meters). Local authorities confirmed Friday that the men ...
20:39 2019-06-14

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
23:13 2019-06-03

Missing Texas hiker calls rescue in Arkansas a miracle MENA, Ark. (AP) — A Texas man who was found after he went missing for about a week while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas calls his rescue a result of “hundreds of miracles.” Joshua McClatchy tells WFAA-TV in Dallas he wouldn’t be alive without the efforts of search and re...
23:26 2019-06-09

Locals Dig Mud With Bare Hands To Rescue Elephant Calf In Assam An elephant calf fell into a drain and got stuck in the mud in Assam's Numaligarh today. A video showing locals and forest officials trying to rescue the one and half-year-old elephant calf has gone......
21:52 2019-05-31

Technical Issues Disrupt Rescue Ops Of Boy Stuck In Borewell Since 3 Days Rescuers were facing some technical issues on Sunday as they as are "quite close" to reaching where a two-year-old boy has been stuck in a 150-foot-deep borewell in Punjab's Sangrur district for past......
03:26 2019-06-10

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan province. Tuesday’s statement from the ministry says 17 civilians and 17 members of the security forces — seven soldiers, seven policemen and three in...
12:00 2019-06-11

Bevin Recognizes Historic Gorge Rescue Using Blackhawk Chopper (LEX 18) — On Monday, Gov. Matt Bevin recognized a historic rescue in which a UH-60 Blackhawk was used for the first time in Kentucky for such a mission. On the way home from training May 18, soldiers with the Kentucky National Guard received a call that a woman hiking in the Red River Gorge w...
01:52 2019-06-04

Rescue chopper unable to reach bodies on Himalayan mountain Indian officials on Wednesday were reconsidering a plan to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of a team of international climbers that went missing on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain that a rescue helicopter was unable to reach....
13:52 2019-06-05

WATCH: Rescue Of Injured 74-Year-Old Hiker Spins Out Of Control PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter. Phoenix Fire Department officials say the woman was treated for dizziness and nausea but suffered no othe...
13:52 2019-06-05

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
22:26 2019-06-11

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts project-turned-new buddy ends up lost (or, per th...
16:52 2019-05-21

Italy's govt set to extend deadline for Alitalia rescue - sources Italy's government is set to again extend a deadline for the rescue of loss-making carrier Alitalia after failing to secure enough investors' backing, three sources with knowledge of the matter said....
18:52 2019-06-10

Indian toddler trapped in well dies amid 110-hour rescue try NEW DELHI (AP) — A hospital official in India says a 2-year-old boy who fell deep into an unused village well has been confirmed dead after rescuers worked nearly 110 hours to reach him. Anil Kumar says the boy was brought to the hospital in Chandigarh, the Punjab state capital, after he was removed...
12:00 2019-06-11

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized. The coast guard said Tuesday 57 people have been rescued, while seven people, including two children...
12:00 2019-06-11

Cyclone Vayu: AC-17 Aircraft To Fly Rescue Team To Gujarat From Vijaywada Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: Indian Coast Guard, Navy, Army, and Air Force units have been put on standby and surveillance aircraft and helicopters are carrying out aerial surveillance....
17:26 2019-06-11

Ayurvedic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: What to know Ayurvedic treatment comes from traditional Indian medicine. Some people believe that it can help treat inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about Ayurveda here....
08:26 2019-05-24

How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment Researchers have discovered that ketamine, a drug of choice for club-goers for decades, can be used to fight severe cases of the blues. For more than three decades, patients seeking treatment for depression in the U.S. have been steered primarily to one family of pharmaceuticals. Doctors have been l...
08:26 2019-06-14

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
21:13 2019-06-07

Synthetic CBD may be a safe treatment for seizures A nonintoxicating, synthetic CBD that is not easy to convert to THC and comprises inexpensive, noncannabis ingredients treated seizures safely in rats....
21:52 2019-05-30

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciary subcommittee, as only Judiciary Committee Chairm...
20:39 2019-06-12

Rory Stewart says he will talk with Len McCluskey and Nigel Farage to avoid no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has attacked no-deal Brexiteers for "Wizard of Oz" thinking and revealed he has reached out to trade union firebrand Len McCluskey and moderate Labour MPs....
18:01 2019-05-28

‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer: Patrick Stewart’s beloved captain is back Trekkies just got a silver anniversary present: Captain Jean Luc-Picard. The trailer for the upcoming CBS All Access streaming series “Star Trek: Picard” dropped Thursday, exactly 25 years to the day after the final episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” Sir Patrick Ste...
09:26 2019-05-24

| Capsized ocean rescue vessel leaves three dead in French storm Three rescuers from the French ocean rescue service have died after their vessel capsized in rough seas as a giant storm pummelled the country's Atlantic coast....
12:39 2019-06-08

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
04:39 2019-06-13

Video shows woman spinning wildly in windy helicopter rescue Firefighters in Arizona airlifted a woman in her 70s from a hiking trail after she injured herself on Tuesday morning — a difficult rescue made worse by turbulence that caused her stretcher to spin beneath the chopper, a report said. The woman was trapped on the hiking trail in Piestewa Peak near Ph...
06:39 2019-06-05

Donald Trump Forgets His Own Gift To Queen. Melania Attempts Rescue Amid the pomp and pageantry of United States President Donald Trump's symbolic visit to the Buckingham Palace, First Lady Melania Trump came to the rescue of her husband when the latter couldn't......
06:26 2019-06-04

Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell This probably isn’t the worst helicopter rescue of all time, but it’s enough to make a person consider whether it wouldn’t be preferable to die of exposure on a desert mountain, slowly baking to death under a relentless sun....
02:26 2019-06-05

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to reach an agreement...
15:26 2019-05-22

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

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

Italy's industry minister extends deadline for Alitalia rescue to July 15 Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio has postponed for the fourth time a deadline for Ferrovie dello Stato to present a binding rescue bid for troubled airline Alitalia....
20:52 2019-06-14

Game of Thrones gets the VR treatment on HTC’s Viveport Infinity HTC and HBO today announced an exclusive “Game of Thrones” VR experience will arrive on Viveport Infinity on May 31. Dubbed Beyond the Wall, the game is a VR-only experience that “transports users to the northern border of The Seven Kingdoms to fight and defend The Wall. Players can test their sword...
20:52 2019-05-30

Wellcome Trust investing £80m in snakebite treatment Scientists say antivenom exists for only 60% of all the snakes in the worldNew drugs for snakebite are desperately needed, say scientists, to replace the current 100-year-old treatment made by injecting snake’s venom into a horse and harvesting antibodies – which is very expensive, may not work and ...
22:26 2019-05-21

New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension tend to spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact with a surface. But for many industrial processes it would be better if the fluids formed droplets, which could roll or fall off the surface and carry he...
17:39 2019-05-21

That vanilla smell? It’s the wastewater treatment plant PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The air is a little sweeter now that a Mississippi Gulf Coast community is spraying a vanilla scent to mask the odor of its wastewater treatment plant. More than two dozen machines recently started blowing scented mist into the air 19 hours a day at the Pascagoula-Moss Point...
03:00 2019-06-14

| Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the Cannes Film Festival....
00:13 2019-05-23

Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and Sandra Bullock: See What the MTV Movie Awards Looked Like 10 Years Ago 2009 was a year that will forever stand out in pop culture history. Hannah Montana: The Movie premiered, the Black Eyed Peas released their hit song "Boom Boom Pow" and The Hills......
18:26 2019-06-16

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
22:00 2019-06-12

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
14:52 2019-05-21

Video: Chopper Rescue Of 74-Year-Old Woman Turns Scary As Stretcher Spins A woman who injured herself while hiking on Phoenix mountain was rescued by a helicopter, with a video showing her stretcher spinning rapidly while being lifted up....
09:26 2019-06-05

UN says Canada’s plan to rescue Wood Buffalo National Park needs ‘considerably more effort’ The status of Canada's largest park as a world heritage site remains wobbly after a United Nations body expressed grave doubts about a federal plan to rescue it....
01:13 2019-06-14

Firefighter says goodbye to rescue dog in viral post. Dog owners relate: Pets are family A St. Louis man shared photos and grieved his dog, Bella, who he rescued while a firefighter. Pet owners relate, knowing dogs are family.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

OnStar alert leads to rescue of Florida baby from hot car after mom passes out inside: deputies OnStar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, helped save a 1-year-old Florida girl trapped in a hot car on Sunday after her mom passed out inside, authorities said....
09:39 2019-06-06

French government: Ascoval rescue deal not impacted by British Steel woes A rescue deal for the Ascoval steel plant in northern France is not impacted by the current woes at British Steel since the Ascoval transaction involves another unit of British Steel not impacted by the liquidation process, said the French government....
13:39 2019-05-22

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of Twitter.Luis Pastor, a Spanish graphic designer who...
20:13 2019-06-05

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09:52 2019-06-08

Donald Trump gets the royal treatment on state visit to UK Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday, with Queen Elizabeth leading the pomp and pageantry in honor of the U.S. president whose interventions into London's political crises threatened to overshadow the visit....
19:26 2019-06-03

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
19:39 2019-06-14

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department because of his marriage to the agency's secretary, Elaine Chao. “I was complaining to her just last night, 169 projects and Kentucky got only five,” h...
00:39 2019-06-12

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
07:39 2019-05-25

Toddler diagnosed with leukemia days after dad finishes treatment A toddler was left fighting for his life after being diagnosed with leukemia just days after his dad finished his treatment for a similar type of blood cancer....
00:26 2019-06-07

Imagine Me & You gives a lesbian love story the classic rom-com treatment Does love at first sight exist? How do you balance commitment and loyalty with the pull of true love? What are the most appealing visual locations in London? Those questions have anchored hundreds of romantic comedies over the years, but they’re trotted out in a slightly new fashion in 2005’s Imagin...
15:00 2019-06-07

Stressed 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington getting treatment "Game of Thrones" actor Kit Harington is undergoing treatment after the end of the HBO television series in which he starred as the heartthrob Jon Snow, his representative said on Tuesday....
07:39 2019-05-29

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
22:52 2019-05-21

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternative...
15:52 2019-05-21

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain women’s track events....
01:52 2019-06-04

San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering a proposal to force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move known as conservatorship is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and sufferin...
11:39 2019-06-04

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
20:13 2019-05-24

Trump family to get red-carpet royal treatment on UK visit It will be red carpet all the way for President Donald Trump and his family when they arrive in Britain for a state visit that will include D-Day commemorations and a gala banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II...
18:26 2019-06-02

Kit Harington Spotted in Connecticut After Checking Into Treatment Center There's nothing better for your health than a bit of fresh air. Kit Harington must be a follower of that principle because he was seen taking a stroll through a small town in......
21:00 2019-05-31

San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conservatorship — is necessary to help addicts who are of...
18:00 2019-06-04

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
03:39 2019-06-11

David Ortiz to be flown to Boston for treatment following shooting Wounded former Red Sox star David Ortiz will be flown from the Dominican Republic to a hospital in Boston as soon as possible aboard a team jet, a report said Monday. ESPN reporter Enrique Rojas tweeted that the Red Sox plane was about to land on the island in the afternoon and that Ortiz’s do...
20:00 2019-06-10

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation, so the pitcher will skip the amateur draft and sign long-term deal in Japan.        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
16:39 2019-05-30

VIDEO: Arizona helicopter rescue gurney carrying woman, 74, spins uncontrollably midair A 74-year-old woman was being rescued by a helicopter after getting injured on a hike outside of Phoenix, Ariz. early Tuesday when the gurney carrying her began spinning wildly midair....
08:26 2019-06-05

Deadspin Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell | Jezebel Fun Mom K Deadspin Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell | Jezebel Fun Mom Kate Beckinsale Wants You to Know Her Daughter Is Not on Cocaine | Splinter Trump Tangled With Bette Midler and Lost | The Root Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Citi...
16:52 2019-06-05

James Garner had a big heart for dogs; Daughter Gigi kicks off animal rescue fund in his name James Garner, who died five years ago, never met a dog he didn't love. His daughter honors her father with an animal rescue fund in his name.        ...
23:00 2019-06-14

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
15:26 2019-06-09

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
01:00 2019-05-29

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
06:26 2019-06-08

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part of a three-drug combination regimen....
23:52 2019-06-06

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifier for Euro 2020....
02:00 2019-06-11

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, the company said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

Gaza parents struggle to join kids for treatment in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old Palestinian girl has drawn attention to Israel’s vastly complex system for issuing travel permits to Gaza medical patients and their families. The system has Israeli and Palestinian authorities blaming each other for its shortfalls, while inflicting a...
09:26 2019-06-12

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of treatment....
00:39 2019-05-22

Dr. Patricia Bath, Pioneering Cataract Treatment Inventor, Dies at 76 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after she invented a more precise treatment of cataracts, has died. She was 76. Bath died on May 30 from complications of cancer at a University of ...
23:00 2019-06-05

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

UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
02:39 2019-06-11

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
20:39 2019-06-04

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racial disparities in patient access....
17:52 2019-06-02

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

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said https://reut.rs/2QMtzVE....
09:13 2019-06-05

Court Allows Rajiv Saxena To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, to travel abroad for medical treatment....
16:13 2019-06-10

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measures at Rikers Island....
10:13 2019-06-05

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer ....
23:52 2019-06-03

Ghosn's Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about Ghosn's treatment....
08:39 2019-05-27

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
14:52 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
23:39 2019-05-24

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
21:26 2019-05-22

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnosis last year....
18:13 2019-06-13

Watch Kristen Stewart, Chris Pine and More Stars Remember Anton Yelchin in First Trailer for Posthumous Documentary Anton Yelchin's memory lives on. It's been almost three years since the Star Trek star tragically died in a freak accident on June 19, 2016. Friends of the 27-year-old found him......
02:13 2019-06-11

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s south-eastern region....
16:13 2019-05-21

Secret slaughterhouse video reveals brutal treatment of pigs in Cambodia Undercover footage shows workers among hundreds of pigs, clubbing animals before slitting their throatsCampaigners are calling for animal welfare reform in Cambodia after exclusive footage of an open-air slaughterhouse revealed the brutal treatment of pigs.In the undercover video, taken by British a...
13:26 2019-06-11

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still getting second-class treatment.        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Dershowitz, Tribe spar over impeachment: You'd have 'gone apoplectic' if Clintons received same treatment Harvard legal scholars Alan Dershowitz and Laurence Tribe sparred on Twitter Monday over the prospect of the House of Representatives pursuing the impeachment of President Trump. ...
18:39 2019-06-11

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-05-29

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
19:39 2019-05-21

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
11:00 2019-06-04

Queen Elizabeth II Gives Donald Trump the Royal Treatment During U.K. State Visit Donald Trump traveled across the pond on Monday for his state visit to the U.K and meeting with Queen Elizabeth. The president and first lady Melania Trump flew to London Stansted......
16:26 2019-06-03

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
14:39 2019-05-21

Robert Vadra Allowed To Go Abroad For Treatment, Drops Request For London Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad for six weeks for treatment of an illness. The court told Mr Vadra to give his travel......
10:52 2019-06-03

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
23:52 2019-06-03

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the hospital’s prison ward were moved to the spra...
23:00 2019-05-23

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
23:26 2019-06-11

New treatment shows hope for younger women with advanced breast cancer _____ New research shows that a novel breast cancer treatment could help some women with late-stage breast cancer live longer. Doctors are calling the treatment, which combines hormone therapy and a daily dose of the pill ribociclib, a breakthrough....
21:00 2019-06-02

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody- Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
01:26 2019-06-15

Promising treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome fails large trial Rituximab has been found to be worse than a placebo at alleviating the symptoms of CFS or ME, suggesting that antibodies aren’t to blame for the condition...
15:52 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, the company said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

Ex-Clinton pollster: Christopher Steele should be extradited to US, get same treatment as Manafort and Stone Former Clinton pollster Mark Penn said Wednesday that Christopher Steele should be extradited to the United States over a suspected "conspiracy to defraud" the country and affect the 2016 election.  ...
22:13 2019-06-05

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in Los Angeles on Saturday before E3.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more associated with a police state than with a liberal de...
22:26 2019-05-28

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

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
03:52 2019-05-30

Moby's treatment of Natalie Portman is a masterclass in nice-guy misogyny | Arwa Mahdawi While the musician might not spout misogynistic lyrics, he’s no feministIf someone had said the word “Moby” a week ago, chances are the first thing you’d have thought is “Dick.” That probably hasn’t changed – but now you’d likely be referring to the 90s musician rather than the 19th century whale. O...
20:52 2019-05-24

Drew Barrymore Reveals the Treatment That Was a Total ''Game-Changer'' For Losing Weight When it comes to losing weight, Drew Barrymore isn't afraid to admit she's struggled with it. We feel you, girl! Chatting with E! News about her new partnership with Emsculpt, the......
14:13 2019-06-06

China to offer preferential tax treatment for integrated circuit design, software firms China will offer preferential income tax treatment for companies involved in integrated circuit design and software, in an effort to support the development of the industry, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday....
11:13 2019-05-22

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
16:13 2019-05-26

New breast cancer treatment offers hope of longer life to younger women Combining ribociclib with hormone therapy found to cut risk of death by up to a thirdYounger women with breast cancer have been given the hope of living longer after what is described as “one of the greatest advances in breast cancer research in recent decades”.Adding ribociclib, a targeted drug tha...
13:39 2019-06-02

Missing cat who prompted major rescue operation after getting stuck 100ft on a bridge stuns owners by returning home unscathed A missing cat who sparked a major rescue operation after being trapped for six days on a bridge stunned her owners when she reappeared unscathed at her home....
17:52 2019-05-30

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
17:26 2019-06-10

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Rose Leslie Is All Smiles at Music Festival Amid Husband Kit Harington's Treatment Stay Rose Leslie appears to be in good spirits amid husband Kit Harington's stay at a wellness retreat. In late May, the Game of Thrones star's rep confirmed to E! News that the......
21:39 2019-06-03

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit....
15:13 2019-05-21

Walmart's Robots Don't Appear to Be Going Over So Great With All of Its Workers Retail giants are increasingly turning over jobs and tasks performed in the past by human workers to a growing workforce of robots. A new report on this automation of jobs by Walmart says it’s led to a greater sense of tedium and unease among some human employees, even as the company insists that it...
07:01 2019-06-07

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7% raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief executives, that 7% was roughly $800,000. Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and other compensa...
05:00 2019-05-25

Volkswagen Workers In Tennessee Reject UAW Yet Again For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn. plant rejected a bid to join the United Auto Workers, delivering yet another blow to the union’s efforts at organizing foreign car plants in America....
18:39 2019-06-15

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
11:00 2019-05-31

ShowBiz Minute: Stewart, 'Toy Story 4,' Thompson Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9/11 victims fund; Tom Hanks, Tim Allen attend "Toy Story 4" premiere in Los Angeles; Tessa Thompson doesn't mind gendered title of her new film "Men in Black: International." (June 12)        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But one quote in the article really stuck out:Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to “expeditiously” accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer, in what a conservative watchdog group claimed is evidence of “special treatment.”...
01:13 2019-06-04

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issues into treatment -- but the program is coming under intense criticism in uber-liberal California for what some say is a deprivation of individual civil...
20:26 2019-06-05

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working hard to get what they can ready for Memorial Day ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Tennessee Volkswagen workers reject unionization Factory workers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee have voted against unionizing. The vote dealt a blow to UAW efforts to gain a foothold among foreign auto facilities in the southern part of the United States....
10:13 2019-06-15

McDonald's Workers Say Time's Up On Sexual Harassment More than two dozen current and former McDonald's workers filed sexual harassment complaints Tuesday to confront what they say is widespread misconduct at the fast-food behemoth....
04:00 2019-05-22

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject second UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
05:26 2019-06-15

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
12:52 2019-06-13

Record low unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees in May Unemployment for workers without bachelor’s degrees fell to the lowest rate on record in May, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday....
18:26 2019-06-07

Connected businesses ‘can give all workers a voice’ Workers across the world are feeling frustrated by a lack of communication between themselves and their bosses, according to new research.A report from Workplace by Facebook has found that today’s workforce is more dispersed than ever, with a significant portion of employees away from company...
16:52 2019-05-22

VW workers at Tenn. plant reject UAW organizing bid For the second time in five years, a majority of hourly workers at Volkswagen's 8-year-old Chattanooga assembly plant has rejected a bid to unionize under the UAW, marking yet another union setback to organize employees at a foreign-owned assembly plant across the South....
04:01 2019-06-15

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
17:26 2019-06-08

KYTC Workers Compete In Roadeo Event LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky Transportation Cabinet workers put their skills to the test Wednesday in an Olympics style competition. Workers from counties across district seven gathered in Lexington for the annual Roadeo event. The equipment rodeo is the Superbowl of Highway Maintenance. ...
01:26 2019-05-30

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
11:00 2019-06-15

Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-29

VW workers refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
22:52 2019-05-22

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconception among foreigners that geisha are synonymous with prostitutes....
18:13 2019-06-11

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
14:52 2019-05-21

Burger King to Florida workers: Mopping tabletops is not OK JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Burger King is retraining workers in a Florida franchise after an employee was caught on video cleaning a table with a floor mop. Disgusted customer Katie Duran shared her video with News4Jax, complaining that she had just eaten on the same table. A Friday apology from the ...
16:13 2019-06-10

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
22:26 2019-06-10

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
06:13 2019-06-15

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher compensation for manager positions. We used self-r...
02:13 2019-05-31

Delta workers seeking to unionize say they are 'under siege' by management Workers report threats, intimidation, and anti-union sentiments from management, a Guardian investigation revealsEvette Avery worked part-time as a gate agent at Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia, for seven years before she was fired in January 2019 for also holding down a job at UPS, where she’s w...
08:26 2019-06-12

What McDonald's Workers Really Need to Fight Sexual Harassment is a Union Last September, McDonald’s workers in cities around the country walked off the job to protest the company’s failure to take action to curb endemic sexual harassment in the workplace. Jamelia Fairley, who began working at a McDonald’s in Sanford, Florida in the fall of 2016, was one of the workers w...
01:52 2019-05-22

Supreme Court rules against oil drilling platform workers Workers on oil drilling platforms off California had argued they should be paid for the off-work time they spend on the platform, including sleeping....
21:26 2019-06-10

Ocasio-Cortez goes back behind the bar in support of service workers Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was back behind the bar in Queens on Friday as the freshman congresswoman was slinging drinks in support of raising wages for service workers. The Democratic socialist served up cocktails at the Queensboro bar in Jackson Heights to support minimum wage for bartenders and wai...
01:13 2019-06-01

Volkswagen Factory Workers in Tennessee Reject Union The vote was a defeat for the United Automobile Workers, which has tried unsuccessfully to organize workers at plants owned by foreign automakers in the South....
04:13 2019-06-15

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they chan...
21:26 2019-05-23

3 ex-workers charged with animal cruelty at Indiana dairy Three former employees of a large northwestern Indiana dairy have been charged with animal cruelty following the release of undercover video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves, officials said Monday....
00:39 2019-06-11

Trinamool Dismisses PM's Allegations On Killing Of BJP Workers In Bengal The Trinamool Congress Monday dismissed as "baseless" Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations on killing of BJP workers in West Bengal and claimed that it was TMC members who were being targeted in......
08:00 2019-05-28

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-12

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
23:26 2019-05-30

New Jersey first in U.S. to mandate 'panic buttons' for hotel workers New Jersey became the first of the United States Tuesday to pass a law requiring hotels provide "panic buttons" that employees can activate in case of an emergency....
20:26 2019-06-11

Poll: Some younger workers not happy with graying workforce CHICAGO (AP) — A rising share of older Americans is forgoing the concept of a traditional retirement at the age of 65, a trend that some younger workers aren’t particularly thrilled to see. A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds workers under 50 were signi...
14:13 2019-06-06

VW workers told to refile petition for UAW vote in Tenn. The NLRB's decision comes a day after three Democratic U.S. senators urged VW 's U.S. unit to drop efforts to delay the election at its Tennessee assembly plant....
21:00 2019-05-22

Elizabeth Warren says she's 'proud' her campaign workers unionized "Every worker who wants to join a union, bargain collectively, & make their voice heard should have a chance to do so," Warren wrote in a post on Twitter....
18:52 2019-06-06

"Want To Win Polls? Campaign Like The RSS": Sharad Pawar To Party Workers Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar today cited the political practice of approaching the public just before the polls as the reason for their humiliating drubbing by the BJP in the Lok......
20:13 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Around 200 Norway oil workers threaten strike from June 4 Around 200 Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers plan to go on strike on June 4 unless wage negotiations lead to a deal with employers, the Lederne labour union said on Wednesday....
12:26 2019-05-29

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy over White House pressure to keep the USS John S....
23:26 2019-06-11

Report: Amazon Uses Games To Keep Warehouse Workers Engaged While Amazon’s efforts to get into video games haven’t panned out, there’s one arena where the company has managed to release multiple titles: its own warehouses....
07:13 2019-05-23

'He Was Ignored': Workers at Brazil's Vale Predicted Dam's Tragic Collapse Mine workers warned managers that the structure, which held mining waste, was about to collapse, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. At least one of them died when it did. Vale denies that it ignored warning signs....
18:00 2019-05-30

Workers at VW's Tennessee plant vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against union representation, the German automaker and the United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Friday....
06:13 2019-06-15

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers McDonald's Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
19:39 2019-05-21

| Young Sudanese workers strike for 'civil rule' The chants grew louder as the army pick-up passed. "Power to the civilians," the dozens of young Sudanese bankers cried outside their closed Khartoum branch, heeding a protest group's calls for a general strike....
22:13 2019-05-30

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

Appalachian Bear Rescue returns black bear to wild TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — Hartley, the 11-pound, emaciated and furless black bear yearling brought to Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend on Feb. 14, has made a remarkable recovery and is now a wild bear once again. ABR and Kentucky state wildlife officials helped take the now 73.6-pound, 16-month-old ...
18:39 2019-06-02

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Non-management campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
22:39 2019-06-04

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
12:00 2019-06-06

Queensland government workers exposed to 'gene-altering' chemical Exclusive: Medical experts say exposure to toxic fumigant EDB in fruit fly eradication program ‘likely’ to have caused illnesses • How Queensland government workers paid the price for fruit fly eradicationQueensland government biosecurity workers were exposed to a carcinogenic and gene-altering chem...
02:26 2019-06-04

Nuclear power plant workers prep for shutdown after 47 years PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Workers at the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station are prepping for the plant’s shutdown after 47 years of operation. On Friday, a team of workers will begin the process of reducing the plant’s power output from the current 40% of its capacity to zero. The process will o...
22:52 2019-05-28

Ford Plans to Cut 7,000 Jobs, About 10% of Its Salaried White-Collar Workers (DETROIT) — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10 percent of its global salaried workforce. The major revamp, which had been under w...
16:52 2019-05-21

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district, leading to a blame game between the two......
22:39 2019-06-08

A change in Irish law was meant to help sex workers. So why are they being jailed? | Frankie Mullen Lobbyists say making payment for sex illegal targets punters. But in fact it makes workers’ bodies into crime scenesPaying for sex has been illegal in Ireland for two years. At the time of the law’s introduction, proponents insisted that the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017, a version of “end...
14:13 2019-06-12

Fight for $15: 2020 candidates slam McDonald’s over workers pay The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
22:39 2019-05-23

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
03:26 2019-05-31

World's biggest Nutella factory blocked by striking workers A factory in northern France that makes a quarter of the world's Nutella has been blockaded for a week. Key ingredients are reportedly running low and the owners have threatened to heavily fine the strikers....
00:13 2019-06-04

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
02:52 2019-06-03

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
04:00 2019-06-03

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technical issues.” Workers and some guests complained that they felt like they were being electrically...
21:52 2019-06-03

Bernie Sanders urges Walmart board to increase pay for workers Sanders lambasted Walmart leaders including its CEO on Wednesday for paying workers what he believes are "starvation wages" and introduced a shareholder proposal that calls for hourly associates to have a seat on the company's board....
04:26 2019-06-06

New Jersey first state to require panic buttons for hotel workers ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday that he and others said is the nation’s first requiring most hotels to provide their workers with wearable panic buttons they can press to summon help quickly in an emergency. The Democratic governor and several nationwide...
21:52 2019-06-11

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao....
09:26 2019-06-02

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin’s close allies. The mass walkout included a ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization. The post Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, have voted against unionization appeared first on LEX18.com....
04:39 2019-06-15

Walmart's expanding the chance to go to college for a dollar a day to more of its workers Walmart's helping its employees pursue degrees in 14 more fields, and extending the college offering to high school students for the first time.        ...
07:00 2019-06-04

French workers block world’s biggest Nutella factory PARIS (AP) — French workers frustrated over salary negotiations are blocking the world’s biggest Nutella factory. Tensions are mounting at the site in Villers-Ecalles in Normandy, where activists from the Workers’ Force union have been barring trucks from entering or leaving the factory ...
14:52 2019-06-04

Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the oppositeStephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before the giant telecoms company announced it was closing the city’s three call centers in February 2019.“A...
14:39 2019-06-16

Robot workers are coming to the Vegas Strip – and they may take jobs MGM Resorts plans to install automated beverage systems programmed to mix hundreds of different drinks – all at the touch of a button.       ...
02:00 2019-06-11

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. (AP) — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. The lawsuit says the store’s employees were ...
11:26 2019-05-30

Ex-Goldman Sachs VP told he ‘sounded too gay’ by co-workers sues firm A gay vice president at Goldman Sachs claims his sexual orientation was the subject of “office fodder” — and that he was once excluded from a conference call because he “sounds too gay,” according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. William Littleton, 31, said he was abruptly fired...
23:00 2019-06-05

New Jersey is first in the nation to require panic buttons for hotel workers Many major hotel chains have already said they'll provide emergency alert devices for employees who work alone. Now, New Jersey will require it.       ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Trinamool Workers Broke Tubewells After Defeat In Bengal Villages: BJP The BJP has accused West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress of breaking tubewells and snapping water lines in three areas of West Burdwan and Birbhum districts soon after the results of the national......
08:00 2019-05-30

'There are almost no women in power': Tokyo's female workers demand change Japan has a 27.5% gender pay gap and ranks 110th in the world for gender equality – but social change is slowly happening Last week, after the actor Yumi Ishikawa’s petition against being forced to wear high heels at the office went viral around the world, the responses ranged from solidarity – with...
10:26 2019-06-13

Supreme Court to hear discrimination suits from transgender, gay workers The Supreme Court is slated to hear the case of a transgender employee who was fired from a Detroit-area funeral home after informing the owner of plans to transition from male to female and begin dressing as a woman....
20:26 2019-06-11

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Workers at the some of the retail giant's stores said they had long expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn’t expected this middle period, during which they have to work side by side with machines that can be brittle, clumsy and easily confused by the messy realities of big-...
17:00 2019-06-06

Cuba's private-sector workers say Trump's travel curbs will hurt them too Lazaro Hernandez, who has made a good living showing U.S. cruise ship passengers around Havana in his pink 1950s Chevrolet, says the new U.S. ban on cruises to Cuba will wipe out 90% of his business overnight....
03:26 2019-06-06

Bernie Sanders’ socialist policies would crush the Walmart workers he says he’s fighting for Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, isn’t one to mince words when it comes to corporate greed. On Wednesday, the presidential candidate attended a Walmart shareholders meeting and blasted the company’s leadership for supposedly paying “starvation wages,” as well as for its allegedly “grotesque” greed....
03:39 2019-06-07

Swiss gondola cables injure workers at Titlis mountain resort At least one person was killed and several people were injured in a Swiss resort town when a gondola cable snapped during maintenance work. Swiss emergency workers deployed four helicopters to the scene near Lucerne....
15:26 2019-06-05

Canada’s low unemployment rate boosts demand for temporary foreign workers The federal government says the volume of applications to hire temporary foreign workers is up almost 25 per cent over last year - partly because of Canada's low unemployment rates....
21:13 2019-06-04

Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees....
18:26 2019-05-23

Amazon workers push Bezos to act on climate crisis: 'We're missing leadership' At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers demanding the company overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.Ab...
03:13 2019-05-23

Global Update: New Polio Strains That Protect Vaccine Factory Workers The strains have the same ability to invoke an immune reaction as the live viruses now used to make vaccine do, but with no risk to vaccine factory employees....
21:52 2019-05-21

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
07:26 2019-06-15

Possible 'serial murderer,' rapist targeting sex workers in Detroit, police chief says A suspected "serial murderer and rapist" is believed to be behind the killings of at least three women in Detroit since March, the city's top cop revealed Wednesday....
21:52 2019-06-05

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
00:13 2019-05-22

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
18:39 2019-06-12

Terrified city workers in Virginia Beach shooting: All you could hear was gunshots As workers at a Virginia Beach municipal building barricaded themselves in their offices Friday, four city cops fought a fierce gun battle with a bloodthirsty gunman, authorities said. “We kept hearing gunshots. We were trying to keep as quiet as possible,” city employee Megan Banton told reporters....
16:26 2019-06-01

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:00 2019-05-21

Sudan workers begin 48-hour strike to spur transfer of power Public services in Sudan were brought to a halt Tuesday as thousands began a 48-hour strike intended to force the military-led government to transition to civilian leadership....
18:13 2019-05-28

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insiders would have us believe that the path to the Wh...
09:52 2019-06-11

DeWayne Craddock was violent with co-workers before Virginia Beach shooting: report The gunman who shot dead 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building had been facing disciplinary action for a violent fight at work, according to a report. DeWayne Craddock, 40, was still employed as an engineer with the Department of Public Utilities when he went on his shooting rampage Frida...
01:52 2019-06-03

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers Since 1993: Central Panel Chief As many as 801 sanitation workers have died while cleaning sewers in the country since 1993, said Manhar Valjibhai Zala, chairperson, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), Thursday....
21:00 2019-06-13

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $4.6 billion each year, researchers concluded in a study released Tuesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Overworked and unhappy...
21:13 2019-05-28

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
12:52 2019-06-12

Workers want those hard-to-find socially responsible investments in their 401(k) plans: Survey A majority of workers want to put their money in socially conscious investments when saving for retirement. But many still do not have access to those kinds of investments....
14:52 2019-05-21

Employers create new benefits for younger workers to ease their financial stresses Employers and their financial-company partners are focusing on student loan forgiveness, and other financial issues that can stress younger workers.        ...
17:52 2019-05-26

Akhilesh Yadav Asks Party Workers To Prepare For 2022 Assembly Polls After a poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav has asked party workers to start preparing for the 2022 Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh....
12:26 2019-05-25

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

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages.        ...
17:52 2019-05-23

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and approved a strike, according to a union leader....
08:00 2019-05-30

United Auto Workers Union Takes Another Shot at Organizing Volkswagen's U.S. Factory The United Auto Workers union is taking another shot at organizing Volkswagen’s U.S. auto factory, holding a vote in June that could determine whether it will be successful in achieving a long-sought goal of representing workers a foreign-owned car plant....
04:13 2019-05-30

Retirement savings rate improves when workers get help with whole financial life, study suggests A new report shows that workers who used a financial wellness benefit for five years fare better in a variety of financial areas overall than those who have not....
14:39 2019-05-31

Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
09:13 2019-06-04

Amazon made video games for its workers to reduce tedium of warehouse jobs Enlarge / Workers and packages inside an Amazon warehouse. (credit: Getty Images | Macduff Everton) Amazon has created video games that its warehouse workers can "play" while they fill customer orders in an effort to speed up fulfillment and relieve the tedium of packing products into boxes. The W...
03:52 2019-05-23

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by Ethiopia plane crash which killed 157, including at least 21 UN workers An Ethiopian  Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board. The UN  Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement that he was “deeply saddened at the tragic loss of lives” , as reports emerged that UN staff were...
22:13 2019-05-21

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project spells more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers....
01:39 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union group FUP said on Friday....
15:26 2019-06-14

New Aston Martin factory in Wales gives hope to workers at Ford engine plant Aston Martin started pre-production of the DBX crossover at a new plant in Wales. The factory offers a potential lifeline to workers at a nearby Ford engine plant that will be shuttered next year....
17:13 2019-06-14

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
17:26 2019-06-14

How Salesforce is customizing Einstein Voice assistant for mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
23:39 2019-06-14

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
10:26 2019-05-22

Florida women assaulted Burger King workers for not giving them free fries: cops They do say “have it your way.” A career criminal and her girlfriend allegedly attacked two Burger King employees in Miami for refusing to give them free French fries, according to the Miami Dade County Police Department. Natasha Ethel Bagley, 42, was arrested Monday for the April 2 crim...
04:26 2019-05-30

Let us keep ‘their spirit of service alive’: Guterres leads tributes to UN workers who died in Ethiopia crash United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world on Monday to honour the more than 150 people killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, including at least 21 UN workers....
22:13 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders’ plan to empower workers could revolutionise Britain’s economy | Mathew Lawrence Giving employees a stake in firms would reshape power: this could be the start of a transatlantic challenge to neoliberalismProgressives are no longer content to just regulate capitalism – instead they’re going after capital, seeking to dramatically transform wealth itself. That is the lesson of Ber...
12:13 2019-06-03

More part-time, small business workers could build retirement savings accounts under bill The legislation would let more small employers to band together to create collective 401(k)s. Part-timers also would get more access to plans.        ...
23:39 2019-06-02

CORRECTED-Walmart expands education program for workers ahead of controversial shareholders meeting Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it is seeking to attract high school students by offering them a low-cost path to a college degree and will expand an education program it started a year ago - in a new bid to draw workers in a tight labor market....
03:00 2019-06-05

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from McDonald’s who were striking for the right to unionize. Read more......
03:39 2019-05-24

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
14:52 2019-05-21

Detroit police investigating possible serial killer targeting sex workers arrest homeless man as 'person of interest' Police in Detroit have arrested a “person of interest” Friday night in the case of a possible serial killer and rapist targeting sex workers in the east side of the city....
15:52 2019-06-08

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
03:26 2019-05-22

Walmart workers invited a special guest to crash the company’s annual meeting: Bernie Sanders The presidential candidate, who has repeatedly called on Walmart to improve its working conditions, will introduce a shareholders’ proposal that would give hourly workers a seat on the company’s board....
16:00 2019-05-21

The dermatologist in Congress A year ago, Rep. John Joyce, R-Pa., was a full-time dermatologist alongside his wife in his hometown of Altoona. Becoming a politician was never his plan, but when a congressional seat opened up in 2018, Joyce threw his hat into the ring because, in his opinion, none of the other candidates adequate...
14:39 2019-05-21

FAA administrators to appear before Congress about 737 Max certifications The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is holding a hearing on Wednesday on the grounded Boeing 737 Max, but no Boeing executives are planning to testify. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on what to expect on Capitol Hill....
17:39 2019-05-21

The new Right: Who needs a billing department when you have Congress? How much is a doctor’s skill and time worth? Is it what some bureaucrat tucked into a back office of a government building deems his value, or what a market deems his value? Do we accept the number that an insurance company says is a fair value to pay, or do we trust the doctor?...
20:39 2019-06-06

'A mystery to everybody': City employee who killed 12 used stealth to hunt down co-workers The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in virtual worlds where they can steal cars, shoot cowboys, and fight Nazis with abandon. But as tens of thousands of video game fans and creators gather in...
11:52 2019-06-11

Tony Stewart's reaction to Clint Bowyer throwing punches: 'If you're gonna fight, fight' Stewart-Haas Racing's Clint Bowyer threw a flurry of punches at Ryan Newman after NASCAR All-Star Race but got flak for leaving his helmet on.        ...
09:39 2019-05-23

AOC Goes Off on the White House for Ignoring Congress New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered a fiery critique on Wednesday of the Trump administration’s shameless attempts to manipulate the upcoming 2020 Census by adding a citizenship question....
07:26 2019-06-13

Explainer: What would it take for U.S. Congress to impeach Trump? U.S. President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting."...
15:52 2019-06-03

What will it take to elect more female veterans to Congress? Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Spotify here.Rep. Chrissy Houlahan remembers the first time she gave a briefing to a general. She was a lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, a Stanford graduate who had attended the school on an ROTC scholarship, the daughter and granddaug...
15:13 2019-06-05

Congress Is Debating—Again—Whether Genes Can Be Patented Critics worry that a new bill would overturn existing protections of DNA sequences and carve up the world's genetic resources into commercial fiefdoms....
04:39 2019-06-06

Ajay Rai, The Congress's Man For Varanasi Against PM Modi Ajay Rai, a five-time Congress lawmaker, is once again the party's pick in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi, the constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the 2014 election, he polled 75,000 votes, a......
14:39 2019-05-21

Reparations for slavery to get a hearing in Congress Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Actor Danny Glover to testifyHouse subcommittee will discuss issue on 19 June – ‘Juneteenth’The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with the writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify be...
15:26 2019-06-13

Why the future of US data regulation must come from Congress As of May 2019, over 20 US states have introduced bills seeking to regulate data privacy, data security, or some combination of the two. While many of these bills agree in spirit (i.e. privacy good, data collection and usage bad), the various bills are decidedly more divergent as to how to accomplis...
23:00 2019-05-25

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

'Disgusted': Graphic video shows workers abusing calves, using drugs at Indiana farm The Animal Recovery Mission's four-minute, 11-second video accuses the northern Indiana farm of "daily mistreatment of the resident farm animals."        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
20:52 2019-06-05

Will Strengthen Congress In UP, No alliances: Jyotiraditya Scindia AICC General Secretary in charge of western Uttar Pradesh, Jyotiraditya Scindia, said here on Friday that strengthening the Congress organisational structure was the top priority of the party in UP....
01:13 2019-06-15

The Lawmakers to Watch as Congress Confronts Big Tech While the House Judiciary Committee said it would investigate competition in digital markets, there is no broader consensus in Congress about how to address tech companies’ practices. These lawmakers will shape that debate....
10:26 2019-06-05

Sen. John Kennedy on Congress: ‘We have done nothing. Zero. Zilch. Nada.’ Sen. John Kennedy called on the Senate Wednesday to do more than confirm nominations and lambasted Congress for its lack of legislative accomplishments.Kennedy’s criticism comes as the Senate has picked up the pace of confirming President Donald Trump’s executive and judicial branch nominees, thanks...
04:00 2019-05-23

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an extra $4,500 next year.Congressional salaries have been frozen at about $174,000 since 2009, when Democrats controlled Congress and decided to suspend...
00:00 2019-06-05

Ban Exit Polls "Misguiding" Voters: Goa Congress Asserting that neither the Election Commission (EC) nor the state and Central governments could be trusted on EVMs and counting of votes, Chandrakant Kavlekar, Leader of the Opposition in the Goa......
23:26 2019-05-21

The U.S. Put Norman Mineta in an Incarceration Camp. Then He Went to Congress After the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, signed two months later, authorized the relocation of people of Japanese heritage — most of whom were U.S. citizens — to designated camps nationwide. One of those 10 camps was Heart Mountain...
15:13 2019-05-21

Congress Scores Over BJP In Karnataka Local Polls Maintaining its lead through the vote count, the Congress has won 562 seats in Karnataka's 63 urban local bodies, leaving behind the BJP with 406 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) 202, according to a......
18:52 2019-06-03

U.S. Congress considers whether to require car child alerts Automakers would be required to install technology on new vehicles that alerts exiting parents to check for children in the back seat under legislation introduced in Congress in response to deaths of children left behind in hot cars....
21:26 2019-05-23

What Rahul Gandhi Told Congress About Resigning Rahul Gandhi, speaking at a meeting of the Congress's top decision-making body today, insisted that he did not want to continue as party president after its debacle in the national election. He......
16:13 2019-05-25

Politicians say it’s up to Congress to probe obstruction allegations Democratic lawmakers — joined by a lone Republican — said Wednesday it was up to Congress to pursue the investigation into whether President Trump or his aides obstructed justice by trying to shut down the Russia probe. “The ball is in our court, Congress,” tweeted Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, who is...
21:13 2019-05-29

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front of Congress. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
17:39 2019-05-21

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June 4)        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
07:52 2019-05-22

Will Congress Expand the Insider Trading Prohibition? The House Financial Services Committee has passed a bill that would for the first time set forth what was required for proof, in some ways making cases easier....
09:13 2019-05-25

12 of 18 Congress Legislators In Telangana On Flight Path To KCR The misery of the Congress deepened today with the latest pain point emerging as Telangana, where 12 of its 18 state legislators appear to be on a flight path to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and......
13:26 2019-06-06

Nadler says he’ll call on Mueller to testify before Congress WASHINGTON – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that he will call Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress, explaining that television viewers needed to see it, as most Americans didn’t read the full Mueller report on his Russia probe. “We will have ...
21:26 2019-05-31

How Salesforce is making Einstein Voice a customizable voice assistant for today's mobile workers and data-hungry businesses At TrailheaDX 2019, Salesforce's Michael Machado spoke with TechRepublic about the unique challenges of building Einstein Voice Assistant within the company's highly-customizable platform....
18:13 2019-06-14

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
22:52 2019-05-24

Workers don't enlist support from their HR departments. Here's why If you work for a fairly large employer, chances are, you have an HR department at your disposal. But how well are you really taking advantage of it?       ...
16:26 2019-06-15

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
17:26 2019-06-06

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
07:52 2019-06-16

Regulator to Press Congress to Act on Mortgage-Finance Revamp Mark Calabria, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, plans to submit proposals to Congress as early as this week to return Fannie and Freddie from government control to the private market....
16:00 2019-06-12

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
22:26 2019-06-15

Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Members of Congress The man, who said in racist and expletive-laced phone messages that he wanted to kill Senator Cory Booker and Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Eric Swalwell, faces up to five years in prison....
05:13 2019-06-12

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen Democrats....
03:01 2019-06-12

Rocky start in Colombia’s congress for ex-rebel wanted in US BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A former top Colombian rebel leader wanted in the U.S. on drug charges has gotten off to a rocky start as a newly sworn-in lawmaker. Seuxis Hernández arrived late to a House of Representatives committee meeting Wednesday at which lawmakers were discussing youth employment and...
00:39 2019-06-13

Trump arms sales to Saudis unlikely to be blocked by Congress President Donald Trump is facing a surge of bipartisan support to block his administration's arms sales to Saudi Arabia, but he can breathe a sigh of relief that none of the measures to stop him are likely to become law. A growing number of Senate Republicans are expected to join Democrats in the c...
03:00 2019-06-12

DOJ agrees to share key Mueller report evidence with Congress The chair of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday that the Justice Department agreed to hand over key evidence about possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. “The Department of Justice has agreed to begin complying with our committee’s subpoena by opening Robert Mueller’s most import...
00:39 2019-06-11

Congress Leader Says Delhi Incharge PC Chacko "Misbehaved" With Him A section of Congress leaders has demanded the replacement of All India Congress Committee in-charge PC Chacko over the party's poor election performance in Delhi....
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump threatens to withhold census documents from U.S. Congress The Trump administration is threatening to invoke presidential powers to withhold documents on its efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, unless House Democrats drop threats to hold two top Trump advisers in contempt of Congress....
00:52 2019-06-12

Explainer: How the U.S. Congress could challenge Trump tariffs on Mexico If President Donald Trump follows through on his threat to impose across-the-board tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, the U.S. Congress will likely try to halt the action with legislation that would face formidable hurdles to enactment....
01:00 2019-06-06

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
19:39 2019-05-21

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress. Federal court records show that 49-year-old John Kless pleaded guilty Tuesday to making threateni...
23:26 2019-06-11

Congress Won't Let Rahul Gandhi Go, Won't Listen to Him: Sheila Dikshit The Congress will not let go of Rahul Gandhi, said its Delhi chief Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday as the party president remained firm on quitting over the national election rout and refused to meet any......
16:26 2019-05-28